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09/19/2019

Gun violence costs the US $229 billion annually, report finds The report, published by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, used data from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the Centers for Disease Control to estimate the cost of gun violence in all 50 states....
23:52, 09/18/2019

The top Pentagon space command officer recently met with investors Musk, Bezos and Branson The Air Force's newly minted U.S. Space Command general said that he has recently met with billionaire space race investors Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson....
23:52, 09/18/2019

Trump says Powell and the Fed 'Fail Again' — 'No guts, no sense, no vision!' The decision to cut rates followed a monthslong pressure campaign by Trump, who often criticized Chairman Jerome Powell by name as he called for lower interest rates....
23:52, 09/18/2019

UK's Johnson says EU's Juncker shares determination to avoid no-deal Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have a "shared determination" to reach a deal over Brexit, Johnson's office said in a statement on Wednesday after the two leaders spoke by telephone....
23:52, 09/18/2019

Sri Lankan lawmakers to investigate Lotus Tower graft allegation A Sri Lankan parliamentary panel will investigate an allegation of corruption against a Chinese company contracted to work on the construction of South Asia's tallest tower....
23:52, 09/18/2019

Independent Cuban journalists petition against increased government repression A group of 55 independent journalists, bloggers and activists in Communist-run Cuba launched a petition this week denouncing increased media repression and calling for guarantees for press freedom....
23:52, 09/18/2019

Pompeo says attack was 'act of war' on Saudi Arabia, seeks coalition The United States wants to build a coalition of European and Arab partners to deter Iran after an attack on Saudi Arabia that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described on Wednesday as "an act of war" against the world's top oil exporter....
23:52, 09/18/2019

Iran to hold annual Gulf drills with 200 frigates, speedboats Iran will hold its annual military parade on Sept. 22 in the Gulf with 200 frigates and speedboats, the semi-official Iran Front Page website reported on Wednesday, at a time of soaring tension between Tehran and Washington....
23:52, 09/18/2019

Northern Ireland's DUP calls for Brexit 'refit' of 1998 peace accord Northern Ireland's largest party, the Democratic Unionist Party, on Wednesday called for a "refit" of the British province's 1998 peace deal "to take account of any new Brexit deal."...
23:52, 09/18/2019

EU's Tusk, Britain's Johnson to discuss Brexit next week European Council President Donald Tusk and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson are due to hold bilateral talks on Brexit on the sidelines of a U.N. session in New York next week, according to an official with the bloc....
23:52, 09/18/2019

Kuwait oil sector heightens security after Saudi Aramco attacks Kuwait's oil sector is on high alert and has raised its security to the highest level as a precautionary measure in the wake of the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities, a Kuwaiti oil official said on Wednesday....
23:52, 09/18/2019

U.S. Congress to advance 'Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy' bill U.S. congressional committees are due to start voting next week on legislation supporting human rights in Hong Kong, with measures under consideration including annual reviews of the Chinese territory's special economic status and the imposition of s...
23:52, 09/18/2019

U.S. reassessing aid to Solomon Islands after Taiwan ties cut The United States is reassessing its assistance to the Solomon Islands after the Pacific nation cut ties with Taiwan in favor of China this week, a senior official in the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) said on Wednesday....
23:52, 09/18/2019

U.N. Security Council to vote on rival calls for truce in Syria's Idlib The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Thursday on rival draft resolutions that call for a truce in northwest Syria after Russia and China put forward their own text in response to a proposal by Kuwait, Germany and Belgium....
23:52, 09/18/2019

Yemen's Houthis threaten to attack United Arab Emirates targets Yemen's Houthi group said on Wednesday it had identified dozens of sites in the United Arab Emirates as possible targets, in an attempt to underscore its military clout following a weekend attack it claims to have carried out on Saudi oil facilities....
23:52, 09/18/2019

U.S. senators urge Trump administration to end nuclear talks with Saudis Two Democratic U.S. senators on Wednesday urged Trump administration officials to halt talks with Saudi Arabia on building nuclear reactors after weekend attacks that halved the country's oil output and increased instability in the Middle East....
23:52, 09/18/2019

Italy and France agree migrants must be distributed around the EU The European Union must introduce a new, automatic system of taking in migrants saved from the Mediterranean, the leaders of Italy and France said on Wednesday, as they sought to patch up bruised bilateral relations....
23:52, 09/18/2019

Northern Ireland's DUP sees Brexit deal if both sides 'flexible' The Northern Ireland party whose support is crucial to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government said on Wednesday it believed a deal could be secured for an orderly British exit from the European Union if flexibility is shown by all sides....
23:52, 09/18/2019

Israel election: PM Benjamin Netanyahu refuses to concede defeat but faces fight for political life Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing lengthy coalition talks as he fights for his political life after he tied with rival Benny Gantz in early results....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo reveals price of fame in emotional Piers Morgan interview: 'I can't take kids to park... I want to be free' Christiano Ronaldo has opened up about his personal life in an interview with Piers Morgan, lamenting not being able to take his children to the park because of his fame....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Brexit news latest: Jean-Claude Juncker tells MEPs risk of no-deal is 'palpable' Jean-Claude Juncker has said there is a "palpable" risk of a no-deal Brexit and progress on replacing the backstop could not be made to reach a deal until the UK submitted written proposals....
23:51, 09/18/2019

The Londoner: Cameron launch bridges divide In today's diary: Cameron launch bridges divide | Ben Elton's early costume drama | Russell Brand has yet another new awakening | Victoria and Albert Museum hosts launch of Tim Walker's latest exhibition...
23:51, 09/18/2019

Nick Carter and Aaron Carter: Backstreet Boys singer accuses brother of threatening to kill wife Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter has been granted a restraining order against his pop star brother Aaron, alleging he threatened to kill his pregnant wife Lauren and their unborn child....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Bank of England warned it is 'being brought into disrepute over slow replacement of Mark Carney' The Bank of England's independence and credibility is being brought "into disrepute" by not swiftly appointing a successor to Governor Mark Carney, a former member of the monetary policy committee warned today....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Brexit news latest: Labour MPs warn Jeremy Corbyn must not stay neutral in new referendum Jeremy Corbyn sparked a fresh row with his party today by promising a new Brexit referendum after the next general election while refusing to say if he would back Leave or Remain....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Saudi oil attack: Drones and missiles were launched from Iran, US officials say The US has reportedly identified locations in Iran from which drones and cruise missiles were launched against Saudi oil complexes on Saturday, disrupting global supply....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Naturist couple offers £30 an hour for naked waiting staff at their wedding A couple are offering a generous £30 an hour wage for waiting staff at their wedding next month. But there's a catch - you have to do it completely naked....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Jodie Chesney trial: Drug dealer accused of murdering girl scout 'saddened at death but refused to help police' A drug dealer accused of murdering teenager Jodie Chesney claimed to be "deeply saddened" by her death yet he refused to help police, a court has heard....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Dozens of homes and businesses raided as police targeting criminals 'dealing drugs and guns to gangs' make 25 arrests A charity shop and a hipster juice bar were among dozens of addresses raided by police early today in a major operation targeting criminals suspected of supplying guns and drugs to street gangs....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Supreme Court judges urged to 'stand up for democracy' in Parliament suspension hearing Judges ruling over the legality of Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament have been urged to "stand up for democracy" in the second day of the Supreme Court hearing....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Influential London restaurateur returns with 'Chinese River Cafe' for Canary Wharf One of London's most influential restaurateurs, Alan Yau, is to make a spectacular return to the capital next year with a Docklands restaurant he likens to a "Chinese River Cafe"....
23:51, 09/18/2019

UK Supreme Court LIVE: Brexit news latest Government argues prorogation 'a political judgement' at hearing's second day Boris Johnson's lawyer has argued the suspension of Parliament is "the territory of political judgements not legal standards," during the second day of hearing's at the Supreme Court....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Remove 'sexist' definitions of woman from dictionary, petition demands More than 30,000 people have backed a petition calling for the removal of "sexist" definitions of the word "woman" from dictionaries and the addition of transgender and lesbian terms....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Queen returns toy monkey to girl, five, in Australia after it was left behind at Buckingham Palace A five-year-old Australian girl who left a toy monkey at Buckingham Palace has been reunited with her cuddly companion after the Queen sent it back to her....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Boris Johnson speaks out after confrontation with furious parent over NHS waiting times: it's part of my job Boris Johnson has spoken out over his confrontation with a parent of a "gravely ill" child about NHS waiting times, saying it is "part of my job" to talk to people on the ground....
23:51, 09/18/2019

U.S. Dollar: Why Bulls May Soon Get Disappointed As early as Q1 2018, Elliott wave patterns in price charts of the U.S. Dollar Index told us to expect stronger dollar. Now, the waves are telling us to expect a major shift. See why in this video by our Chief Currency Strategist -- and be sure to joi...
23:51, 09/18/2019

Female engineer sues Google for sex-discrimination A female engineer at Google has accused the search giant of stiffing her out of hundreds of thousands of dollars by passing her over for promotions in favor of less-qualified men. Ulku Rowe had 22 years of experience in financial services, including ...
23:51, 09/18/2019

Chemical spill forces Mount Sinai Hospital evacuation A chemical spill at Mount Sinai Hospital evacuated three floors of the medical center Wednesday morning, authorities said. An FDNY spokesman said at least 150 people were forced to leave the 18th, 19th and 20th floors at just around 11:30 a.m. Offici...
23:51, 09/18/2019

City pledges to replace disgusting gum-covered signs The city on Wednesday pledged to replace street signs that tourists on double-decker buses have been plastering with chewed-up wads of gum — following a Post exposé on the problem. “DOT is aware and will replace the signs within the next two we...
23:51, 09/18/2019

Driver says he ‘blacked out’ before crashing Mercedes into Trump Plaza The driver who crashed his Mercedes-Benz into the lobby of Trump Plaza in New Rochelle, hitting a concierge, told cops he “blacked out” before the mishap, according to a report. The 63-year-old from Larchmont was driving north on LeCount Place about ...
23:51, 09/18/2019

Brooklyn man rescues sick dog, finds himself in ‘pretentious Park Slope BS’ A Brooklyn man saved a sick puppy and then launched an online campaign to help pay its vet bills — only to be slammed as a “scammer” by barking-mad neighbors, he said Wednesday. “The whole thing went off the rails … I was accused of trying to commit ...
23:51, 09/18/2019

Queens doctor hit with lawsuit from widow for her husband’s overdose The Queens doctor imprisoned last week for illegally peddling about a million pills — including powerful prescription narcotics that led to three patient deaths — has now been hit with a lawsuit from a victim’s widow demanding restitution...
23:51, 09/18/2019

Gay activist Charles Leslie molested kid in penis-filled apartment: suit A Los Angeles man is suing Manhattan gay-rights icon Charles Leslie for $10 million claiming Leslie sexually abused him as a child inside his notorious “phallus palace” Soho apartment filled with art and sculptures of penises, according to a new laws...
23:51, 09/18/2019

Al Sharpton flubs Cokie Roberts’ name in failed tribute tweet "Saddened to hear of the passing of legendary journalist Cookie Roberts. Here is a Easter Sunday special we did in 2011. May she Rest in Peace", Sharpton said in a since-deleted Tuesday tweet....
23:51, 09/18/2019

Driver who fatally struck 1-year-old lived in same Bronx building as victim The man accused of running over a 1-year-old Bronx girl is a self-described rapper who shacked up in the same apartment building as the child he killed, The Post has learned. Kier Boneparte, 22, faces reckless driving and other charges stemming from ...
23:51, 09/18/2019

Why Trump Attacks California’s Anti-Pollution Powers When U.S. President Richard Nixon signed the Clean Air Act in 1970, he recognized a simple truth about his home state of California: Tens of millions of people driving around constantly in a desert generate lots of pollution. The law gave California ...
23:18, 09/18/2019

Why Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran Fuel Fears of War Though the U.S. and Iran have lived in a state of hostility for decades, rarely have relations been as tense as in recent months. The U.S. is trying to deprive Iran of oil revenue, the lifeblood of its economy. Iran’s been accused of responding by at...
23:18, 09/18/2019

Facebook, Google and Twitter face fresh heat from Congress on harmful online content The continued struggles of Facebook, Google and Twitter to stop the spread of hate speech, disinformation and other harmful content online has sparked heightened interest on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers are expected to unveil legislation to probe th...
23:18, 09/18/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pays rare D.C. visit to meet with lawmakers Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is paying a rare visit to Washington this week, meeting with members of Congress to discuss the "future of Internet regulation."...
23:18, 09/18/2019

Trump wants a ‘big’ cut from the Federal Reserve. Instead, get ready for a small one. Fed Chair Jerome Powell faces his trickiest test yet Wednesday as he will try to tell America the economy is doing well -- but it needs a little boost from an interest rate cut....
23:18, 09/18/2019

GM drops workers’ health care during strike, a sign UAW impasse could drag on "While on strike, some benefits shift to being funded by the union’s strike fund, and in this case hourly employees are eligible for union-paid COBRA so their health care benefits can continue,” GM said in a statement....
23:18, 09/18/2019

Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy plan includes special protection for the Sackler family fortune Purdue has said it will ask the bankruptcy judge to take the unusual step of halting more than two dozen lawsuits by state attorneys general against the Sackler family, which Forbes estimates is one of the wealthiest families in the country worth $13...
23:18, 09/18/2019

Federal Reserve makes small interest rate cut. Trump slams central bank for having ‘no guts’ The U.S. benchmark interest rate is now just shy of 2 percent, down from about 2.25 percent. The move was widely expected and falls well short of Trump’s call for a “big” cut....
23:18, 09/18/2019

Military spent $184,000 at Trump’s Scotland resort, according to documents released by Democrats The House Oversight Committee is investigating whether Trump has violated a constitutional provision that prevents presidents enriching themselves through the office....
23:18, 09/18/2019

GM drops workers’ health care during strike, a sign impasse could drag on The United Auto Workers, which represents the roughly 49,000 workers who have walked out, released an internal letter that said it had been given notice that the company had stopped health-care benefits because of the strike....
23:18, 09/18/2019

Pentagon has warned of dire outcomes if projects canceled for border wall don’t happen U.S. service members have worked in unsafe and hazardous conditions at defunded buildings for years, according to military budget requests sent to Congress in recent years....
23:18, 09/18/2019

Everyone's a suspect in the newest Knives Out trailer The newest trailer for Rian Johnson’s Knives Out is riddled with lies, conjecture, and heavy-duty familial dysfunction. Thanksgiving cannot come soon enough....
23:17, 09/18/2019

Stargazing has just as much heart as Jen Wang’s 2018 hit, The Prince And The Dressmaker Jen Wang’s The Prince And the Dressmaker was unquestionably one of the big hits of 2018, beloved by fans and celebrated by critics. A story of identity and love, the book resonated with a lot of readers and made a showing in a slew of best-of lists a...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Far From Home's Night Monkey gets a goofy trailer of his very own There are many delights to be found in Spider-Man: Far From Home: Jake Gyllenhaal’s melodramatic shouting, Jake Gyllenhaal’s charmingly narcissistic sociopathy, Jake Gyllenhaal’s hair... oh, and the other 80 percent of this movie that doesn’t revolve...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Michael B. Jordan's grounded superhero series comes to Netflix in the Raising Dion trailer “Grounded” has become a buzzword for movie studios and networks touting their upcoming superhero projects (you can blame Christopher Nolan’s Bat-success). Really, it’s just shorthand for “gritty” and “not Marvel”; these films and shows are rarely, if...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Mariah Carey slays the opening song of ABC’s Mixed-ish Mariah Carey has now expanded into the world of catchy sitcom theme songs. The iconic singer performs the opening song for ABC’s upcoming new fall comedy Mixed-ish, titled “In The Mix.” The song has a definite ’80s vibe, which is when the show is set...
23:17, 09/18/2019

That Breaking Bad movie is coming to select theaters near you for one weekend Netflix has achieved a tenuous peace with theater chains, giving moviegoers a chance to see several of the platform’s upcoming releases on the big screen, including Noah Baumbach’s A Marriage Story, Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, and Vince Gilligan’...
23:17, 09/18/2019

The FAA has declared the Area 51 region a no-fly zone… but why? This weekend, the Area 51 aliens go free. There were times throughout this summer when we’ve doubted this would be the case: The initial wave of optimism inspired by a Facebook post that urged truth-seekers to overrun the facility to “see them aliens...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Sarah Paulson and Luke Wilson on channeling their inner scumbags Say what you will about The Goldfinch—and a lot of critics are—but at least it has Sarah Paulson and Luke Wilson in it. In the film, Wilson plays Theo’s alcoholic, gambling-addicted father who’s maybe around for the wrong reasons, while Paulson plays...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Pizza Hut’s Stuffed Cheez-It Pizza tests the limits of snack food fusion There was great curiosity in Takeout land when we learned that Pizza Hut was planning to release a Stuffed Cheez-It pizza. Would the Cheez-Its be scattered across the top, like Doritos on a Quad Cities pizza? Or would they be pulverized and pressed t...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Return to Marvel’s 2099 with this exclusive first look at December’s titles As Marvel celebrates its 80th anniversary, it’s also looking 80 years into the future with the revival of its 2099 line, bringing back future heroes introduced in the original 2099 event along with some new additions like Conan The Barbarian. This mi...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Experience the final moments of the Jeremy Renner app via this pseudo-app Jeremy Renner has tried to give the people what he apparently thinks they want. He gave them some original tunes about what heaven may or may not be called, and that didn’t really hit. He also tried to give the masses an app nobody really asked for, ...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Seann William Scott is a long way from Stifler in the psycho parenthood thriller Bloodline Pregnancy as body horror is a familiar subgenre, but the new Blumhouse thriller Bloodline takes that idea a step further by presenting parenthood as a corruptively violent force, transforming a new mother or father from the inside out. The need to pr...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Tropical storm Jerry is inspiring some Seinfeld flashbacks The Atlantic Ocean is brewing up three active tropical storms right now including Humberto in Bermuda, Imelda near Houston, and then there’s Jerry. The latter has got Twitter users putting forth their best Seinfeld jokes. Jerry is the tenth named sto...
23:17, 09/18/2019

The Boondocks is making a comeback on HBO Max Almost 15 years after the original series premiere, grade school freedom fighter Huey Freeman, his hot take-heavy younger brother Riley, and their perpetually tired grandfather Robert are returning to television. HBO Max announced today that Aaron Mc...
23:17, 09/18/2019

China now has its very own Loch Ness Monster Long the envy of the world for its famous water creature, Scotland is now in direct competition with another country for the attention of internet conspiracy theorists and cable supernatural reality shows alike after China debuted its very own take o...
23:17, 09/18/2019

What shows will win, and which should win, at the 2019 Emmys The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday, September 22. Here are A.V. Club deputy TV editor Danette Chavez’s predictions of the winners of the major series awards, as well as some wishful thinking and shout-outs to worthy programs ove...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Whitney Houston creepy hologram tour kicks off in January Granted, Whitney Houston is one of the most well-known musicians in recent memory and her hits like “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” and “I Will Always Love You” are legendary—generations to come will continue belting them out in cars, showers, and on d...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Title aside, Where’s My Roy Cohn? doesn’t ask many questions about its famously awful subject Excepting the whole “talking to ghosts” bit, Angels In America didn’t have to take much dramatic license to make a compelling villain out of legal vulture Roy Cohn. He jam-packed several lifetimes of deleterious influence into his years on this Earth...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Alex Trebek announces that he’s back in chemo treatment in latest cancer update Jeopardy host Alex Trebek announced via the show’s YouTube channel that he will resume chemotherapy for his cancer treatment. The famous host revealed that he had stage 4 of pancreatic cancer in March 2019. He has been candid with fans since then, gi...
23:17, 09/18/2019

ABC picked Pilot Pete to be the next Bachelor when Mike was right there This season of Bachelor In Paradise ended happier than most could have predicted, with three engagements: Dylan and G., Katie and Chris, and the show’s first same sex couple, Demi and Kristian. It was all going so well… and yet the show announced tha...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Politics is theater, so our critic is reviewing the performances of Democratic candidates. First up, Kamala Harris and the aura of authority. Peter Marks brings an analytical eye to the retail styles of a few Democratic candidates, starting with one of the front-runners as she makes a two-day swing through South Carolina....
23:17, 09/18/2019

The Theater of Politics: Elizabeth Warren cuts a Shakespearean figure in Arizona Campaign politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the trail, reviewing another of the front-runners while braving the heat in the Southwest....
23:17, 09/18/2019

The Theater of Politics: Pete Buttigieg barnstorms New Hampshire with homespun virtues reminiscent of ‘Our Town’ Politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the campaign trail, reviewing another of the front-runners as he barnstorms New Hampshire....
23:17, 09/18/2019

Strategist for Sen. Warren on longlist for poetry award Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s reach has extended into the world of literary prizes: A communications strategist for the presidential candidate’s campaign is on the poetry longlist of the National Book Awards...
23:17, 09/18/2019

HBO to follow Arizona St, Florida, Penn St, Washington St HBO Sports is going behind the scenes with the football programs at Arizona State, Florida, Penn State and Washington State in its “24/7” documentary series...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Margaret Trudeau on her JFL42 1-woman show and the struggle of mental illness Margaret Trudeau tackles serious topics in 'Certain Woman of an Age,' most notably the tragic death of her son and her lifelong battle with mental illness....
23:17, 09/18/2019

Kevin Spacey accuser dies before sexual assault lawsuit proceeds The late and undisclosed plaintiff had accused the 'Baby Driver' actor of forcing him to grope his genitals during a massage therapy appointment in 2016....
23:17, 09/18/2019

The new ‘Bachelor’ is Peter Weber. Here’s why some viewers are upset. Fans voiced disappointment that viewer favorite Mike Johnson, who also could have been the first black star of "The Bachelor," was overlooked by producers....
23:17, 09/18/2019

Whether or not Roundup is safe, the gardener has better options Pesticides in general aren’t good for beneficial insects, birds and other animals, or for the rich soil biology that is the underpinning of any healthy garden....
23:17, 09/18/2019

Creating the perfect outdoor space for relaxing and entertaining A shaded seating and dining area and an inviting fire pit form the basis for a deck/patio combination suitable for a quiet evening or hosting a crowd....
23:17, 09/18/2019

Buffalo Bills taking extreme measures against rowdy fans The Buffalo Bills don’t want to let drunken “knucklehead” fans spoil the undefeated team’s home opener. “We’re not perfect. We know that,” Andy Major, Bills vice president of operations and guest experience, told t...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Marlins vs. Diamondbacks: Arizona will fall to Miami again A solid gold toilet was stolen from Winston Churchill’s birthplace. The missing commode is said to be worth about $1.25 million, but experts say it may be as fake as OBJ’s $2 million watch. Replacements are in the works, including the sterling silver...
23:17, 09/18/2019

First look at Daniel Jones as Giants’ starting quarterback It’s Daniel Jones’ show now. A day after the Giants named the rookie their new starting quarterback while benching Eli Manning, Jones took the field Wednesday for practice at Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, N.J. The ...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Adam Gase: Removing Jamal Adams from game wasn’t a benching Jamal Adams wasn’t benched. He was being protected — from himself — after committing consecutive penalties. That’s according to Jets coach Adam Gase. “I thought he was getting fired up pretty good. I said, ‘Hey, we need to be careful here...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Eli Manning reacts to his first day as Giants backup Eli Manning is handling his benching like Eli Manning. The Giants’ new backup quarterback spoke for the first time Wednesday since coach Pat Shurmur announced rookie Daniel Jones would start Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers. The 16-ye...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Melvin Gordon tries to wrestle leverage back from Chargers amid holdout Melvin Gordon promised Tuesday that “I’m going to play somewhere” this season. The rest of the Chargers running back’s future remains cloudy at best. As he holds out for a new contract, Gordon took to Instagram on Tuesday to t...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Odell Beckham turns watch controversy into endorsement deal It was only a matter of time. Odell Beckham Jr. finally has a partnership with a watch company as Daniel Wellington announced Wednesday that the Browns wide receiver is one of their new “Icons.” “We are so proud to work with @obj, w...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Terry Bradshaw blasts Giants over Eli Manning treatment: ‘I’d pack my bags’ Terry Bradshaw would not be as generous as Eli Manning has been with the Giants. The Hall of Fame quarterback told USA Today he would have bolted the Steelers if they had only given him two weeks into a season to prove he is their best option. “I hop...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Gardner Minshew gets bizarre $1 million offer from porn site If CamSoda gets its way, Gardner Minshew will be playing with more than just jockstraps. The adult entertainment website has offered the Jaguars quarterback an endorsement deal up to $1 million, which includes being tapped as a brand ambassador for t...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Giancarlo Stanton makes his return to Yankees’ lineup He’s back, and just in time. Giancarlo Stanton will return to the Yankees’ starting lineup on Wednesday, batting fifth against the Angels and playing left field. Manager Aaron Boone said the plan is for Stanton to play four to five inning...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Marcus Stroman knows the arduous road Luis Severino faces DENVER — Luis Severino took the Yankee Stadium mound Tuesday night, his first start of the season after battling multiple injuries, with the hopes of helping his team in October… which is only weeks away. Not many pitchers can relate to t...
23:17, 09/18/2019

David Levy’s plans for new Nets era under Joe Tsai Two years after agreeing to buy a minority share of the Brooklyn Nets, e-commerce billionaire Joe Tsai was unanimously approved as the owner by the NBA Board of Governors on Wednesday. Tsai spent $3.5 billion to buy the Nets and Barclays Center – the...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Eli Manning, Daniel Jones sound uncomfortable with Giants’ new pecking order The 38-year old former starting quarterback looked disappointed and sounded more than frustrated that it ended like this. The 22-year old new starting quarterback looked uncomfortable and sounded, well, a bit nervous. Welcome to the new world order a...
23:17, 09/18/2019

How the other Giants are handling Eli Manning-Daniel Jones switch The rest of the winless Giants were careful to be respectful to Eli Manning, while also expressing excitement Wednesday about the quarterback switch to first-round pick Daniel Jones. Manning, the two-time Super Bowl champion, will serve as the backup...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Antonio Brown clears one legal hurdle in rape accusations New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown won’t be prosecuted on sexual assault accusations because of the statute of limitations, according to Pittsburgh-area law enforcement. Britney Taylor is bringing a civil lawsuit against Brown for...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Cowboys release Taco Charlton, mock him on the way out Taco is on the market. The Cowboys released third-year defensive end Taco Charlton on Wednesday, giving him his wish two days after he tweeted “Free me” in response to being inactive for the first two games of the season. Before cutting h...
23:17, 09/18/2019

South Sudan’s peace process ‘precarious, but progress in being made’, Security Council hears One year on from the signing of a Revitalized Agreement to ease conflict in South Sudan, the country’s political leaders “have met some, but certainly not all”, of the expectations laid out, the top UN official for the country told the Security Counc...
23:17, 09/18/2019

U.S. Justice Dept official calls big tech antitrust probes a 'priority' The Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, said Tuesday that its probes of "market-leading online platforms" such as Alphabet's Google were a "priority" that could result in either "law enforcement or policy options as solutio...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Top U.S. antitrust regulators admit to infighting on big tech probe The top U.S. antitrust regulators admitted at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that they had wasted time arguing over who would investigate which tech company, as they take on major probes of firms like Alphabet's Google for allegedly using their m...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Huawei expects to see revenue uplift from 5G roll-out next year Huawei Technologies expects the roll-out of next-generation 5G wireless networks to start contributing to the firm's revenue from next year when China launches services, the company's deputy chairman said on Wednesday....
23:17, 09/18/2019

Police across Europe raid illegal streaming service platforms Police forces across Europe are carrying out raids against illegal video streaming service platforms, the Italian postal police said in a statement on Wednesday....
23:17, 09/18/2019

France to host pilot plant for Franco-German battery consortium: source France will host a pilot plant to make electric car batteries, a French Finance Ministry source said, part of a pan-European project to rival Asia's dominance of the battery market....
23:17, 09/18/2019

Make smartphones last longer to cut emissions in EU: activists' report Extending the lifespan of smartphones by just one year would significantly reduce carbon emissions in the European Union, a report from environmental groups said on Wednesday, urging new EU rules to make electronics last longer....
23:17, 09/18/2019

Deutsche Telekom to take on telecom ops from slimmed-down T-Systems Deutsche Telekom is taking back responsibility for corporate telecoms clients from its restructured T-Systems unit, which will emerge as a slimmed-down operation focused on IT and digital services....
23:17, 09/18/2019

Comcast gives away Xfinity Flex TV device, pounding shares of Roku Comcast Corp said on Wednesday it will offer internet customers a free streaming media set top box that works with other services, stepping up competition with Roku Inc in the market for a device that organizes multiple subscriptions....
23:17, 09/18/2019

Tesla takes on Porsche with battle on Germany's toughest circuit Tesla wants to steal Porsche's bragging rights by testing its Model S on the northern loop of Germany's Nuerburgring circuit, using a marketing tool that German carmakers have long used to tout the superiority of their products....
23:17, 09/18/2019

'Alexa, send $20 to my favorite presidential candidate' Amazon said on Wednesday it will make donating to a U.S. presidential candidate as easy as turning on the lights or replenishing a household's toilet-paper stocks, via its Alexa digital assistant....
23:17, 09/18/2019

Facebook says CEO Zuckerberg to meet with U.S. lawmakers this week Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg is on Capitol Hill this week to meet with U.S. lawmakers as the social media giant faces scrutiny from the U.S. Justice Department and members of Congress, the company confirmed on Wednesday....
23:17, 09/18/2019

This Is What It's Like To Drive A Mercedes S600 With An F1 Exhaust Unlike other shops who might send build updates, Sasaki-san simply set to work and finished the job. There was no unnecessary correspondence; he didn’t do anything beyond what was asked of him. We had no idea if the exhaust would sound the same as th...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Ford's Kind Of Made 'Raptor Lite' Versions Of F-150 And Ranger With New Factory Upgrades Ford is going to sell suspension upgrades for the Ranger and F-150 pickup trucks that are slightly more robust than the existing FX4 off-road trim, but well shy of the extreme Raptor on cost and capability. It’s actually a pretty interesting developm...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Mitsubishi Has Another Weird Hybrid SUV Concept On The Way Mitsubishi might be on the small side when it comes to automakers as a whole, but it dreams big—well, maybe “big” isn’t the word. Its dreams are weird, and in a world that often needs more weird, maybe that is a big deal. The newest iteration of tha...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Crafty Teens Charged With Taking $640,000 Worth Of New GM Trucks, Attempting To Steal ATM Teens! They are amazing and also terrifying. These days some of them are getting addicted to flavored e-cigarettes; others are out there trying to kick climate change’s ass. Yet others still are getting into typical teen mischief, and if this Michiga...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Running Out Of Fuel Can Damage Your Engine We all know that running your car out of fuel is a bad thing for obvious reasons like the fact that it can leave you stranded. There’s also a good chance you’ve also heard that running on empty can cause damage to your car. But what actually happens?...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Truck Carrying Gaming Dice Spills Onto Highway, Rolls A Perfect 756,000 On Friday, September 13, a truck bound for the Georgia-based tabletop and video game company Trivium Studios took a turn too sharply, spilling 216,000 gaming dice onto Interstate 75 in Atlanta in what could be the biggest unintentional dice roll ever...
23:17, 09/18/2019

The Fiat Panda Trussardi Is A City Car For The End Times Most of us assume the end times are coming eventually, probably sooner than later at this rate. All of that considered, it might be time to consider what your vehicle lineup will be when the time comes—an armored SUV, perhaps, for the gloomier days, ...
23:17, 09/18/2019

Saudis say charred weapons 'unquestionably' prove Iran behind oil attacks The Saudi government on Wednesday produced what it called "material evidence" it says proves Iran was responsible for attacks at two Saudi oil-producing areas -- putting on display burned remains of drones and missiles....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Tropical Storm Lorena will target Mexico with torrential rainfall into this weekend Tropical Storm Lorena developed in the East Pacific Ocean on Tuesday and will track dangerously close to the country's western coastline by Thursday....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Gas Prices Could Rise Up to 25 Cents a Gallon After the Saudi Oil Facility Attacks. Here’s What to Expect The attacks that crippled two major Saudi oil facilities over the weekend are already beginning to drive up gas prices for American drivers half a world away. This week, consumers can “definitely expect to see gas prices increase anywhere from ...
22:51, 09/18/2019

‘Workers Are Tired and Frustrated and Angry.’ Uneven Economic Growth Fuels Walkouts Like the GM Strike The labor movement has long been struggling in the U.S., as fewer workers join unions and as high-profile organizing drives, like a June attempt to unionize Volkswagen employees in Tennessee, fall short. But American workers, feeling left behind as t...
22:51, 09/18/2019

SESAME Field Trip: Reality checks in Jerusalem Can science bring peace to the Middle East? DW's Zulfikar Abbany traveled through Israel and the West Bank to a synchrotron in Jordan to find out. This is part two of his diary....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Champions League: Werner at the double as RB Leipzig defeat Benfica RB Leipzig continued their strong start to the season, defeating Benfica 2-1 away from home in their Champions league opener. Timo Werner was once again the standout player, netting both goals....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Borussia Dortmund show hunger for big occasion but must sustain it Barcelona's arrival gave Borussia Dortmund the chance to show themselves to be as good as they think they are. Facing the best certainly brought out the best in BVB on Tuesday but consistency remains the challenge....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Spain to hold a general election in November, PM Sanchez says Spaniards are set to head to the polls for the fourth time in four years. Although there is still time to form a coalition government, Prime Minister Sanchez has said there will be a "repeat election on November 10."...
22:51, 09/18/2019

US, Belarus plan to restore ambassadors after 11-year freeze The rapprochement comes as Belarus seeks to ease its isolation in the West and balance its close ties with Russia. The US and Belarus withdrew their ambassadors in 2008....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Ocean Viking charity vessel rescues 109 migrants in Mediterranean The charity vessel's mission continued, as a second operation brought the total number of people rescued to more than 100. The boat is one of many carrying out such missions in the Mediterranean....
22:51, 09/18/2019

US sues for Edward Snowden's income from new book The Justice Department aims to "recover all proceeds" from the whistleblower's new book. Snowden said the move shows his memoir, "Permanent Record," is "so truthful that it was literally against the law to write."...
22:51, 09/18/2019

Australian carried his leg for two days after creek fall Neil Parker survived on a diet of nuts, a protein bar and candies for 48 hours after a tumble down a waterfall. The 54-year-old cited experience as a hiker and the thought of his family as essential to his survival....
22:51, 09/18/2019

UN Environment Chief Inger Andersen: 'The solutions are there' In her role as of the new head of the United Nations Environment Program, Danish economist Inger Andersen talks to DW about the need to think big when it comes to climate change – and to learn from our mistakes....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Poland's ruling party pledges pre-election minimum wage spike Poland’s ruling party has pledged to raise the minimum wage by 90% over four years. A month before a general election, such a move is either a stroke of political genius or economic calamity, depending on who you ask....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Champions League: Marin back in Germany to face Bayern Munich with point to prove Marko Marin was once lauded as a future Germany star and featured for the country at the World Cup. Now 30, he returns to Germany to take on Bayern Munich with Red Star Belgrade following a largely unfulfilled career....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Saudi Arabia joins US maritime operation in Persian Gulf after oil attacks The Saudi government has defended its decision, saying it must "deter and counter threats to maritime navigation and global trade." Iran has accused Saudi Arabia and the United States of inciting conflict in the region....
22:51, 09/18/2019

A personal look at some central differences between China and Germany Comparing China and Germany is like comparing apples with oranges, says Megan Chua from Singapore. After living in both countries, she talks about some striking differences between the two nations....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Risk of no-deal Brexit 'very real,' says EU Commission head Juncker EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told the European Parliament "time is running out" to secure a Brexit agreement. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains confident he can get a deal by October 31....
22:51, 09/18/2019

World unprepared for pandemic, panel warns The next pandemic could spread within 36 hours, disrupt economies and destabilize national security, WHO and World Bank experts have said. The panel said current efforts to manage a pandemic are "grossly insufficient."...
22:51, 09/18/2019

Marc-Andre ter Stegen denies Marco Reus and sends message to Manuel Neuer Marc-Andre ter Stegen sent a powerful message upon his return to Germany. The Barcelona goalkeeper pulled off a series of top-class saves against Dortmund in a performance that will spark more national team debate....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Dramatic rise in Germans relying on food banks The number of people visiting food banks in Germany has increased by 10%. The non-profit Tafel organization is taking Germany to task for neglecting its most vulnerable and wasting massive amounts of food....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Germany second-largest destination for migrants: OECD While the United States took the top spot, Germany came in second as the largest single destination for migrants. Although humanitarian migration has significantly dropped, family and labor migration are on the rise....
22:51, 09/18/2019

End of the Netanyahu era? Worn-out Israel wakes up to political turmoil After an unprecedented repeat election, partial results show that Israel's two main political rivals have failed to secure a majority once again. This has left voters more exhausted and skeptical than ever....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Berlin's celebrated Zoo Palast cinema turns 100 When a vast movie theater near Berlin's central Zoo railway station was revamped and opened on September 18, 1919 with the premiere of Ernst Lubitch's "Madame Dubarry," a German cinematic institution was born....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Dutch lawyer involved in drug gang case slain in Amsterdam Derk Wiersum was shot outside his apartment, having represented a witness against known drug lords. Dutch police have said they warned lawmakers to take rising crime associated with hard drugs more seriously....
22:51, 09/18/2019

India announces ban on e-cigarettes The Indian government said it would ban e-cigarettes to protect its youth, echoing a similar ban planned by President Donald Trump in the US. The move was a blow to vaping advocates and the product's manufacturers....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Deaths in custody — the culture of police torture in Pakistan Recent cases of custodial deaths have angered the Pakistani people, who are demanding immediate justice for the victims. But reforming the "police torture culture" would be a mammoth task. Haroon Janjua reports....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Trump taps hostage negotiator Robert C. O'Brien as new national security director The US' chief hostage negotiator is Trump's pick to replace John Bolton as national security adviser. The lawyer Robert O'Brien has a history of foreign policy consultancy....
22:51, 09/18/2019

DR Congo says Hutu militia commander shot dead The Democratic Republic of Congo's military says it has shot dead Rwandan Hutu rebel leader Sylvestre Mudacumura. The International Criminal Court had sought his arrest on war crime charges....
22:51, 09/18/2019

No end in sight to Nigeria's border closures  Nigerian border crossings with Benin and Niger remain sealed despite a warning from West Africa's regional grouping that the shutdown is harming prosperity....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Mexico's children and youths face monstrous violence For more than a decade, Mexico has been grappling with an extraordinarily high number of murders and disappearances. What's particularly alarming is how many victims are children and youths, writes Anabel Hernandez....
22:51, 09/18/2019

German arms export freeze on Saudi Arabia extended Germany has extended its arms export moratorium on Saudi Arabia by 6 months. If parliament agrees, cabinet also plans to extend a Bundeswehr training mission in Iraq and reconnaissance flights tracking IS in Syria....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Saudi Arabia displays recovered drones and missiles, points to Iran Saudi Arabia has displayed recovered evidence from the oil attack that it says points to Iran. It showed the wreckage of what it said were cruise missiles and drones....
22:51, 09/18/2019

US Syria envoy: President Trump was 'misunderstood' Conflict Zone confronts Donald Trump's envoy to Syria, James Jeffrey, on the president's decision to withdraw troops from the country. The move shocked allies, Congress and even members of his own administration....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Black carbon particles found in human placentas Damaging particulate pollution has been found on the fetus-side of placentas in pregnant women. However, some researchers question whether this actually means it can cross the placenta barrier....
22:51, 09/18/2019

German medics urge calm over hand birth defects Doctors have warned against jumping to conclusions after three births at one hospital in which children were born with hand deformities. Clinicians are investigating whether the anomalies are linked....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Europa League: On-fire Aubameyang returns to Germany Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns to Germany to face Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League boasting a phenomenal goalscoring record with Arsenal. But will the hot-shot striker get the trophies his talent deserves?...
22:51, 09/18/2019

Homeopathy? Leave system as it is, decides Germany's Spahn German statutory health insurance funds should continue funding homeopathy to the small extent they do currently, Health Minister Jens Spahn has said. A French plan to phase out the treatment by 2021 prompted the debate....
22:51, 09/18/2019

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22:51, 09/18/2019

As homebuilding hits 12-year high, experts warn construction stocks may lose steam Matt Maley, chief market strategist at Miller Tabak, and Michael Bapis, managing director of Vios Advisors at Rockefeller Capital Management, break down the homebuilders' recent rally with CNBC's Mike Santoli....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Bride-to-be turned Bahamas bachelorette party into a mission trip after Hurricane Dorian Rikki Kahley arrived at the Atlanta airport with nine women and 40 extra suitcases in tow. They were leaving for her bachelorette weekend.       ...
22:51, 09/18/2019

Honda CR-V Hybrid coming to U.S. next year The automaker is investing $4.2 million and adding 34 jobs to support production of the CR-V Hybrid at its Greensburg, Ind., plant. It will be the first electrified crossover offered by the Honda brand in America....
22:51, 09/18/2019

U.S. will revoke Calif. waiver that requires cleaner cars, Trump says President Donald Trump and California went to war on Wednesday over who should set U.S. standards for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy that will affect the auto industry and consumers....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Ford, FCA talks with UAW continue UAW negotiators assigned to meet with Ford have settled more than half of all outstanding issues, a union vice president said. Talks between union and FCA bargainers are also ongoing....
22:51, 09/18/2019

VW upgrades infotainment system to include free remote start Most 2020 Volkswagens will come with a major infotainment upgrade that will let owners use a smartphone app to remotely start the vehicle or use it as a secure place to have packages delivered when parked....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Brexiteer Ratcliffe promises UK jobs from Land Rover rival The petrochemicals company Ineos is betting that its back-to-basics Grenadier off-roader will appeal to the iconic Land Rover's original core market....
22:51, 09/18/2019

GM to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers at Canadian plant The factory in Oshawa, Ontario, which performs final assembly of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks, ran out of parts due to the UAW's strike against GM....
22:51, 09/18/2019

U.S. DOT announces $60 million in AV research grants The department's Automated Driving System Demonstration Grants will fund eight projects in seven states to test the integration of autonomous driving systems....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Vaudreuil-Dorion to start twice-a-month garbage pickup, Pierrefonds-Roxboro mulls reduced collection Starting Oct. 1, garbage collection in Vaudreuil-Dorion west of the Island of Montreal will be reduced for single-family homes and buildings with four units or less....
22:51, 09/18/2019

Conservation groups want U.S. to pressure Canada to protect right whales Nine U.S.-based organizations have sent an 11-page letter to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expressing "deep concern" over the continued entanglement of right whales in Canadian waters....
22:51, 09/18/2019

West Nile virus case confirmed in B.C., two more cases in Washington state So far in 2019, one travel-related human case and one travel-related horse case have been reported, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control....
22:51, 09/18/2019

This new eco-friendly game packaging could save tonnes of plastic every year Sports Interactive Studio Director Miles Jacobson holds the new packaging in a video alongside Spanish footballer Hector Bellerin. Sega and Sports Interactive have announced that Football Manager 2020 will be ...
22:18, 09/18/2019

There's at least one movie that fans and celebrities don't want remade: 'The Princess Bride' Fans of "The Princess Bride" are screaming "Inconceivable!" after Sony Pictures' CEO said "very famous people" want to remake the beloved 1987 film....
22:18, 09/18/2019

GM to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers in Canada due to slowdown at US plants during UAW strike General Motors announced on Wednesday that it plans to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers at its final assembly plant in Oshawa, Canada due to a slowdown at U.S. plants during a Union Auto Workers strike....
22:18, 09/18/2019

FAA chief says he won't certify the Boeing 737 Max until he flies the plane himself The FAA administrator's comments come on the eve of his visit to Boeing facilities outside Seattle, Washington. While there, he's scheduled to meet with Boeing executives and be briefed on software updates to the 737 Max flight control syst...
22:18, 09/18/2019

Two-drug combo more effective at lowering blood sugar in diabetes patients Prescribing metformin and vildagliptin to people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes reduced their long-term blood sugar levels more than single-drug therapy in a recent study....
22:18, 09/18/2019

Study: Postmenopausal women have higher bad cholesterol levels Post-menopausal women, on average, have higher levels of bad cholesterol than premenopausal women, putting them at a higher risk for heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases...
22:18, 09/18/2019

New research gives clues to link between obesity, abnormal bowel habits People with obesity or severe obesity are 60 percent more likely to have chronic diarrhea than those with normal BMI, according to a study that suggests BMI is important to consider when treating abnormal bowel habits....
22:18, 09/18/2019

9 Uses for Google Maps Street View Besides Checking Out Your Old Neighborhood Street View has been with us since 2007, allowing us to spy on our old neighborhoods, see our front door on the internet, and generally travel the globe without getting up from the sofa. This ever-expanding digital library of locations has more uses ...
22:18, 09/18/2019

India Bans E-Cigs as Juul Sales Are Mysteriously Halted in China India this week moved to ban e-cigarettes in a move that will see illegal use of the products punishable by up to three years in prison for repeat offenses. Separately, a mysterious halt on Juul sales in China comes just days after the devices were i...
22:18, 09/18/2019

Exercise Might Help Protect the Aging Brain From Alzheimer's, Study Suggests People at high risk for Alzheimer’s disease may be able to slow down the atrophy of their brains through regular aerobic exercise, a new study has found. The findings are a spot of good news for dealing with a disease that has proven seemingly imposs...
22:18, 09/18/2019

A Black Lady Sketch Show's Post-Apocalyptic Backdrop Is Its Best Joke HBO’s A Black Lady Sketch Show is exactly what its title tells you it is: a sketch comedy show centering and spotlighting a group of black, women comedians as they and a ridiculously impressive cast of guest stars act a damned fool in a variety of wi...
22:18, 09/18/2019

AB5, Landmark Bill Protecting Gig Workers in California, Becomes Law The hard-fought bill that may one day give full employee status to workers engaged in the gig economy spearheaded by companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash has finally been signed into law by the office of California Governor Gavin Newsom. Read more...
22:18, 09/18/2019

Mathematicians No Longer Stumped by the Number 3 Just on the heels of finding three cubed numbers that sum to 42, scientists have passed another important milestone by finding three enormous cubes that sum to 3.Read more......
22:18, 09/18/2019

Farmers and Ranchers Just Came Together to Support the Green New Deal A national coalition of some 10,000 farmers and ranchers have come together to support a Green New Deal. Some members came together outside the Capitol on Wednesday to announce the launch of Farmers and Ranchers for a Green New Deal. The group will l...
22:18, 09/18/2019

Duck Gifs Are the Only Gifs With Integrity Gifs lit up Web 1.0 like Las Vegas—the torches, crystal balls, humping muppets, dancing babies, mailboxes opening and closing to indicate that you’ve got mail—all signaling that crimson castles, their divorced dads clubs, and in-browser spaceships we...
22:18, 09/18/2019

So, What Can a Force Ghost Do? In the mythos of Star Wars’ cosmic energies, the ability to exist after death as a Force Ghost is one of the most rare and powerful abilities a wielder of the Force can master. Or rather, attempt to master. Because if anything, despite its importance...
22:18, 09/18/2019

Backpacking Researchers Accidentally Discover Grasshopper-Eating Wolf Some of the most serendipitous discoveries about nature can be prompted by just about anything, like finding the first known venomous frog by accidentally grabbing the business end of one, or revealing a new owl species by eavesdropping on its unplac...
22:18, 09/18/2019

‘You Can’t Tell Nobody’: Sheriff Plotted Murder of Deputy, Prosecutors Say A North Carolina sheriff is accused of not only failing to stop a plan to kill one of his deputies, but also giving tips to a plotter on how to get away with the crime....
22:18, 09/18/2019

Trump Names Robert O’Brien, a Hostage Negotiator, as National Security Adviser The president announced on Twitter that Mr. O’Brien, the State Department’s chief hostage negotiator, will replace John R. Bolton, who left the White House last week....
22:18, 09/18/2019

‘Squash It! Smash It!’: Pennsylvania Implores Residents to Kill an Invasive Bug on Sight Hordes of spotted lanternflies are flapping through the state, threatening agriculture. “They jump, they’re big, they’re scary,” one Pennsylvanian said. “It’s like all of your worst nightmares coming to fruition.”...
22:18, 09/18/2019

Joe Biden Believes in the Good Will of Republicans. Is That Naïve? As he runs for president, Joseph R. Biden Jr. has trumpeted his ability to work with Republicans, including Mitch McConnell. Others in his party view that as antiquated and unrealistic....
22:18, 09/18/2019

How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Learned to Play by Washington’s Rules After nearly nine months in office, the progressive firebrand has swapped the combative brand of politics that swept her into Washington for a more careful political calculus....
22:18, 09/18/2019

Pentagon Says It Spent $184,000 in 2 Years at Trump’s Scotland Resort The House Oversight and Reform Committee released the figure amid criticism from Democrats about spending taxpayer money at properties owned by the president....
22:18, 09/18/2019

‘E for Effort’: Can Bernie Sanders Pass the South Carolina Test in 2020? The state, where black voters dominate the Democratic electorate, delivered a huge setback to Mr. Sanders in early 2016. He knows things need to be different this time....
22:18, 09/18/2019

1 in 4 Youths Has Vaped. Will State Bans Do Anything? Without knowing what has caused a spate of vaping-related illnesses, experts said it was unclear whether new state and local regulations could have much immediate effect....
22:18, 09/18/2019

Imelda Hits Houston Area With Rain and Threatens to Bring More The tropical depression was expected to drop 5 to 10 inches of rain, though some places could see up to 25 inches, and spur “life-threatening” flash flooding. Several school districts canceled classes on Wednesday....
22:18, 09/18/2019

Viking berserkers may have used henbane to induce trance-like state Enlarge / Sixth century Viking matrix used in the manufacture of helmet plaques, depicting Odin accompanied by a Berserker. (credit: Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images) The legendary Viking warriors known as berserkers were renowned ...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Washington Monument back to elevating tourists over D.C. Closed for 3-years to repair and update the elevator and adding a security facility, The Washington Monument opens for tourists on Sept. 19, 2019.       ...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Great weekend trips on the East Coast this fall Looking for a weekend getaway this fall? 24/7 Wall Street put together the following list of nearly 30 East Coast destinations for fun before winter.       ...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Dems see Lewandowski’s combativeness as Trump impeachment fuel President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski sent Democrats into a rage Tuesday as he swatted down dozens of questions about potential obstruction of justice by the president while using the tense hearing as a launchpad for a po...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Schumer urges McConnell to renegotiate spending proposal Senate Democratic leaders on Tuesday will urge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) to renegotiate their proposals to fund the government and avoid a shutdown. In a letter obtained...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Illinois congressman unfazed by AOC’s endorsement of his rival Rep. Dan Lipinski is shrugging off the endorsement of his liberal challenger by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, telling POLITICO the progressive star’s backing of his “extremist” opponent won’t help knock him out of the Chicago-area seat. “I think it’...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Schiff: Top intel official has refused to turn over 'urgent' whistleblower complaint The nation's top intelligence official has refused to comply with a House Intelligence Committee subpoena to provide the contents of a whistleblower complaint a government watchdog deemed "urgent" and credible, the panel's chairman, Adam Schiff, sai...
22:17, 09/18/2019

'Feel free to leak this': Inside the Pelosi-Nadler impeachment schism In a closed-door meeting last week, Speaker Nancy Pelosi stunned lawmakers and aides with a swipe at Democratic staff on the House Judiciary Committee. Pelosi criticized the panel’s handling of impeachment in harsh terms, complaining committee aides ...
22:17, 09/18/2019

White House circulates gun background check proposal to lawmakers The White House this week began circulating a much-anticipated gun background check proposal to Republicans on Capitol Hill, though it’s unclear if President Donald Trump supports it. The White House’s plan would expand background checks to all comm...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Lindsey Graham to Trump: 'The Iranians are your target audience, not me' Sen. Lindsey Graham has become one of President Donald Trump’s closest allies since trashing his candidacy in 2016. But he’s sticking with his criticism of Trump’s approach on Iran.After Trump chastised him this week on Twitter and in comments to rep...
22:17, 09/18/2019

| French woman 'killed by partner in front of their three children' A French woman was killed by her partner in front of their three children, prosecutors in northern France say, prompting hundreds of protesters to gather nearby calling for an end to deadly domestic violence....
22:17, 09/18/2019

| Trump says 'many options' on Iran response US President Donald Trump says he has "many options" in addition to military strikes against Iran and that details of newly announced sanctions would come within 48 hours....
22:17, 09/18/2019

After 6 Years in Exile, Edward Snowden Explains Himself In a new memoir and interview, the world’s most famous whistle-blower elucidates as never before why he stood up to mass surveillance—and his love for an internet that no longer exists....
22:17, 09/18/2019

A Brutal Murder, a Wearable Witness, and an Unlikely Suspect Karen Navarra was a quiet woman in her sixties who lived alone. She was found beaten to death. The neighbors didn't see anything. But her Fitbit did....
22:17, 09/18/2019

Airbus forecasts that number of planes in sky will double in 20 years Aerospace company says growth in air travel to continue despite climate crisis concernsThe number of commercial aircraft in operation will more than double in the next 20 years to 48,000 planes worldwide, Airbus has forecast.The European aerospace co...
22:17, 09/18/2019

What the Federal Reserve’s interest rate cut actually means A funny thing happened on the way to the Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate cut: borrowing costs have actually risen. And by a lot. Worse, the credit markets have experienced a liquidity squeeze — not enough money to go around — the likes of whic...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Life after Syria: the migrants' tale – a photo essay More than 3.5 million Syrian refugees now live in Turkey as a result of a conflict that has raged since 2011. Many take to the seas off Turkey to make the short but perilous trip to GreeceWith migrants only allowed one backpack each on the smugglers’...
22:17, 09/18/2019

UK's best sea view photography competition 2019 National maritime charity, the Shipwrecked Mariners’ Society, has revealed the eagerly awaited results of its seventh annual photography competition, showcasing images relating to all aspects of the UK’s historic relationship with the sea.Having revi...
22:17, 09/18/2019

'We're a team': Greta Thunberg visits Barack Obama – video After crossing the Atlantic on a solar-powered boat, the climate activist Greta Thunberg visited Barack Obama in Washington. The former US president later shared a photo of the pair and praised Thunberg as 'one of our planet's greatest advocates'. Th...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Afghanistan: dozens dead as country is rocked by triple attacks – video report At least nine people have been wounded in eastern Afghanistan by a suicide bomber and gunmen in an attack on Wednesday, that came 24 hours after two other attacks in the country left more than 48 people dead. The Taliban have claimed responsibility ...
22:17, 09/18/2019

‘Listen to the scientists,’ Greta Thunberg tells Congress – video Greta Thunberg tells Congress to ‘listen to the scientists’ and take real action on climate change.The teenage climate change campaigner submitted the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change special report on rising temperatures as her testimony, p...
22:17, 09/18/2019

'Missing out is not a worry for me': the millennial foster carers More and more people in their 20s and early 30s are becoming foster carers. Here, younger Guardian readers explain whyGrowing up in a fostering family, Natalie Wainwright always planned to become a foster parent. But she didn’t think she’d be doing i...
22:17, 09/18/2019

'Can't I just say it's tasty?' Why food critics go too far It’s easy to write beautifully if you can work yourself into a frenzy of love or loathing. Unfortunately, most meals are just quite pleasantI was a restaurant reviewer for 10 years, and then I was let go, as they say. I expected to be distraught beca...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Why do one in five home health aides live in poverty? Employment in the healthcare industry is projected to grow, but women – particularly women of color – are being left behind“One of the biggest challenges is explaining that you are not a maid. That your job is not to clean up after everyone,” said Ma...
22:17, 09/18/2019

'Barcelona with rain': Galway promises deluge of culture Irish city welcomes Atwood and celebrates Homer as 2020 European capital of cultureHomer’s Odyssey is to be read aloud on the wind-battered beaches of Ireland’s west coast to celebrate claims that some of the mythical journey took place there, as par...
22:17, 09/18/2019

The tiny algae at ground zero of Greenland's melting glaciers | Dan McDougall Greenland’s ice melt has been adopted by the world as a bellwether for climate crisis, but the impact on biodiversity has been overlooked. At an ice station on a remote Arctic glacier, scientists are looking to the smallest of life forms to predict t...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Polish ambassador urges Poles to 'seriously consider' leaving UK Arkady Rzegocki voices concerns over settled status application processPoland’s ambassador to the UK has written to 800,000 Poles advising them to “seriously consider” returning home and expressed concern about the application process for getting set...
22:17, 09/18/2019

India bans e-cigarettes as global vaping backlash grows Ban follows vaping-related deaths in US, with punishment including up to a year in prisonIndia has announced a ban on electronic cigarettes, as a backlash gathers pace worldwide about a technology promoted as less harmful than smoking tobacco.The ann...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Calais clamps down as asylum seekers say: 'They just beat us' Three years on from the Jungle, local authority turns to force to stop another camp formingOsilama Michael, better known as Mike, doesn’t remember the last time he was able to get more than a couple of hours of sleep. An asylum seeker from Nigeria, h...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Arab turnout in Israel election rises despite racist campaigns Benjamin Netanyahu’s warnings that Arab parties would topple him may have backfiredIt’s become a tired trope of Benjamin Netanyahu’s election campaigns: as the country draws closer to election day the leader ramps up his racist scaremongering suggest...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Man jailed for stealing 7,000 books from Scottish universities Darren Barr also faces assets seizure under legislation normally used for drug gangsA prolific book thief has been jailed for 25 months after he stole more than 7,000 books from three universities in Edinburgh, before selling them online.Darren Barr,...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Clashes erupt after Ecuador fails to decriminalize abortion for rape victims Pro-choice activists say decision is a death sentence, after illegal abortions resulted in 15.6% of maternal deaths in 2014Clashes have erupted between pro-choice demonstrators and police outside Ecuador’s national assembly after lawmakers rejected a...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Remove hook-nose sign language gesture, Jewish group demands Calls for ‘racist and humiliating’ gesture to be removed from online guide to Flemish signingAn organisation representing Jewish communities in Europe are demanding the removal of a “racist and humiliating” depiction of Jews as having large hooked no...
22:17, 09/18/2019

David Cameron: I feared 'xenophobic' Trump could win after Brexit result Ex-British PM dismayed by Trump’s ‘misogynistic interventions’Criticizes president’s ‘bluster and boasting’ over fighting Isis Donald Trump won the nomination to be the Republican presidential candidate in 2016 because of his “protectionist, xenophob...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Rate of US abortions drops to lowest level since 1973 The US experienced an 8% decline in the abortion rate in three years, to the lowest recorded level since abortion was legalizedThe overall rate of abortions has dropped in the US to the lowest level since 1973, according to a new study, continuing a ...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Robert O'Brien replaces John Bolton as Trump's national security adviser Elevation of the state department’s chief hostage negotiator seen as a win for US secretary of state Mike PompeoDonald Trump has appointed the state department’s chief hostage negotiator – whose most prominent international role until now was monitor...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Grotesque tragedy unlikely to shame Fifa into action over Iran’s ban on female fans | Marina Hyde Toothless urgings followed the death of Sahar Khodayari, who – faced with prison for trying to watch football – set herself on fireThe grim tragedy of Sahar Khodayari once again forces Fifa to pick the most expedient version of itself. Is it an organ...
22:17, 09/18/2019

'We're still the best': Stephen Curry commits to playing in 2020 Olympics Curry planning on playing in 2020 Olympics: ‘That is the plan’USA coming off embarrassing seventh-place World Cup finishGolden State Warriors star Steph Curry is planning to be part of the team that represents the United States at the 2020 Olympic Ga...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Paris Saint-Germain v Real Madrid: Champions League – live! Champions League updates from the 8pm BST kick-offShakhtar Donetsk v Man City: Champions League – follow it live!Any thoughts? You can email scott.murray@theguardian.com 9.05pm BST 47 min: Di Maria flicks the ball this way and that, tip-toeing on the...
22:17, 09/18/2019

The latest Iran-Saudi flare-up exposes Trump's bankrupt Middle East policy | Michael H Fuchs End support for the war in Yemen, change the relationship with Saudi Arabia, and talk to Iran – the answers for the US are clear The fact that the United States is up in arms over an attack with no reported casualties on an oil refinery in Saudi Arab...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Kavanaugh should never have been appointed. Impeachment is our only hope | Moira Donegan In a just world, this man would never have been appointed to the court. The best we can hope for now is his impeachmentIt seems even more likely than it did before that US supreme court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is indeed a serial sexual assaulter. New...
22:17, 09/18/2019

The Guardian view on Israel’s elections: it could be worse | Editorial Netanyahu is unfit for his office, as some voters are acknowledging, but the problems are bigger than himBenjamin Netanyahu’s political magic has broken, his biographer declared. The longest-serving prime minister in Israel’s history gambled that a s...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Dear Sackler family, your greed turned my son into a quadriplegic | Sherrie Rubin Aaron suffered an accidental OxyContin overdose in 2005, and today he is a quadriplegic who cannot speakDear Sackler family,Your product, OxyContin, has caused untold harm to millions of Americans. Continue reading......
22:17, 09/18/2019

How TV weathercasters became the unsung heroes of the climate crisis The broadcasters – often among the most trusted voices in their communities – are connecting the dots between extreme weather and climate science, and shifting public opinionLocal TV weather forecasters have become foot soldiers in the war against cl...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Tom Hiddleston: why his Broadway play has one very satisfied customer A female audience member is reported to have had an orgasm during a saucy scene in Betrayal. The ultimate endorsement – or highly inappropriate behaviour?Name: Tom Hiddleston.Age: 38. Continue reading......
22:17, 09/18/2019

All hail Tina Fey: the funniest comic of the 21st century From skewering Sarah Palin to handing us Liz Lemon on 30 Rock, here are 10 of the SNL legend’s most hilarious moments The 50 best comediansA nice girl with an anarchic bent and a tongue as sharp as a boning knife, Tina Fey has dominated sketch comedy...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Israel election: Netanyahu and Gantz both vow to form next government Prime minister cancels trip to UN general assembly to deal with political crisisBenjamin Netanyahu and the opposition leader, Benny Gantz, have begun what could be a prolonged period of high-stakes political bartering after an inconclusive election i...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Democratic donor charged with running 'drug den' after two overdose deaths Prosecutors say Ed Buck preyed on men struggling with addiction and homelessness and gave dangerous doses of drugs to victimsEd Buck, a prominent Democratic donor and LGBT activist in Los Angeles, has been arrested and charged with running a “drug de...
22:17, 09/18/2019

'No guts, no vision!' Trump unhappy after Fed announces modest rate cut Central bank approves quarter-point interest rate reductionTrump tweets: ‘Jay Powell and the Federal Reserve fail again!’ Under pressure from Wall Street and the White House, the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates on Wednesday for a second straig...
22:17, 09/18/2019

BBC apologises to Prince Harry over ‘race traitor’ image Broadcaster says it should have warned Duke of Sussex before publishing neo-Nazi materialThe BBC has apologised for failing to warn the Duke of Sussex before broadcasting and publishing online an image from a neo-Nazi social media group that called h...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Saudi offers 'proof' of Iran's role in oil attack and urges US response Defence spokesman calls on ‘international community to hold Iran responsible’Saudi Arabia has ramped up the pressure on Donald Trump to respond to a devastating strike on two major oil installations, displaying drone and missile technology it insiste...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Boris Johnson given two-week EU deadline for Irish backstop plan Ultimatum comes as sources say PM was ‘surprised’ by levels of checks on the borderBoris Johnson has been set a two-week deadline to table a plan for replacing the Irish backstop as further embarrassing details emerged of the prime minister’s chaotic...
22:17, 09/18/2019

Goose eggs: No climate doomsday warning has come true On the eve of a “global climate strike,” a new report revealed that none of the global warming doomsday predictions of the past 50 years have come true....
22:17, 09/18/2019

Journalist John Solomon leaves the Hill to start own media outlet Journalist John Solomon has rocked the Washington media world by announcing his departure from the Hill newspaper and the Hill.TV brand he created to start his own media firm....
22:17, 09/18/2019

Trump administration sideswipes California efforts to set strict auto emission standard President Trump decided to revoke a waiver used by California to establish auto emission standards that are more stringent than the federal standard.       ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Amazon and Western Union team up to make it easier to shop online, then pay with cash Amazon will enable shoppers to buy online, then head to Western Union to pay with dollars, making it easier for those who prefer or need to use cash.       ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

As strike continues, GM and UAW resume talks as negotiators buckle down at "all levels" Discussions are on-going between negotiators for the UAW and GM on day 3 of the UAW's nationwide strike. The meetings are at "all levels."       ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Vegan oxtail? Twitter says the fake meat movement may have gone too far After a picture of the vegan meat product by Absolute Vegetarian began making the rounds, there were howls of outrage from Facebook to Twitter.       ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Why another Fed rate cut is good news for your wallet ... mostly The Fed's rate cut Wednesday affects credit card, home equity line, savings rates. It's the Fed second cut in less than 2 months       ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Why automakers may not change their strategies if Trump ends California emissions waiver President Donald Trump's plan to eliminate California's right to set its own auto emissions standards could enable automakers to make larger vehicles.       ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Fed lowers rates again to stave off recession, leaves door open to another cut this year The Fed lowered interest rates by a quarter point for the second time this summer to head off a potential recession. Another cut could be on the way.       ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Walmart and Capital One announce new Walmart rewards cards with up to 5% cash back Walmart and Capital One are teaming up to make shopping at the retail giant more "rewarding." The two announced two new rewards credit cards.       ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

The Wells Fargo Propel is the best credit card for road trips Anyone who drives, eats, or watches Netflix can earn cash back with this card. We detail the perks and points you can earn at the pump, and elsewhere.       ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Apeel Sciences has developed longer-lasting avocados, and they're coming to stores For consumers tired of throwing away spoiled produce, California-based Apeel Sciences has developed a way to make fruits and vegetables last longer.       ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

How do you make more money when the Fed cuts rates? Savers are looking at lower rates, too, as experts forecast another Fed rate cut in September, and possibly in December.       ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Virginia woman delivered son in bathtub after hospital sent her home, she says A new mom in Chesapeake, Va., says her husband helped her deliver her son in the bathtub in their home not long after the hospital she was expecting to deliver at sent the couple home. ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

1 in 16 US women say first sexual experience was forced, coerced: study  The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests....
21:51, 09/18/2019

Rhode Island girl, 6, nearly dies after contracting rare mosquito-borne EEE virus: 'We could have lost her' A young Rhode Island girl narrowly escaped death after contracting the rare and potentially deadly  Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, her family says. ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Netanyahu faces uncertain future as he trails in Israeli election re-run Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's grip on power was hanging in the balance Wednesday after local TV channels projected him trailing his centrist rival Benny Gantz by just one seat, following a re-run general election....
21:51, 09/18/2019

Iran's Rouhani comes out swinging against the US Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may cancel his appearance at the UN if his delegation's US visas are not issued "in the next few hours," Iran's state-run ISNA news reported Wednesday....
21:51, 09/18/2019

How to Find Free Coding Classes for Kids in Your Town When I was a kid, I couldn’t have imagined learning to code, build a website or create an app or a game. (Okay, I still can’t imagine doing those things, but I can’t even properly work my son’s Kindle Fire, so I’m a bit of a mess when it comes to tec...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Make Sunny-Side Up or Poached Eggs in the Microwave At this point, you may have already mastered how to make scrambled eggs in the microwave, but might think that sunny-side up eggs and poached eggs can only be done on the stovetop. Not so. Not only does the microwave work for these egg dishes too, th...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Find the Best Fall Foliage With These Crowdsourced Maps Fall foliage is gorgeous, but tricky. In some areas, you might wait all year for the leaves to change—only to wake up one morning and they’re all on the ground. Or if you live somewhere that doesn’t have four seasons, maybe you used prediction maps t...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Where to Get Free Cheeseburgers For National Cheeseburger Day It’s National Cheeseburger Day, the made-up annual holiday where you can score everything from deeply discounted to free cheeseburgers depending on where your travels take you....
21:51, 09/18/2019

The Five Best Price Tracking Tools Figuring out the best time to buy something requires constant watch over ever-fluctuating online prices, and some knowledge of how prices have changed in the past. Luckily, you don’t have to figure it all out yourself—there are great tools to help yo...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Clean Your Grimy Windows With a $2 Bottle of Windex, With Prime Shipping If you haven’t given your windows any TLC for awhile, this bottle of ammonia-free Windex is just $2 on Amazon today after you clip the on-page coupon. Even without the coupon, it’s cheaper than usual, and you get Prime shipping too....
21:51, 09/18/2019

How to Fix a Stuck Zipper Zippers are great little things...until they get stuck. And that almost always happens when you’re either getting ready for an important occasion or event, running late, or both. But instead of ruining the fabric and your day, we have a few options f...
21:51, 09/18/2019

College Students With Kids May Be Eligible to Receive Childcare Subsidies If you’re a college student who is also a parent, you might not be aware that there are federal grants designed to help assist you with the cost of childcare....
21:51, 09/18/2019

What's Coming and Going From Netflix in October 2019 Welcome to October on Netflix, featuring a lot of splashy originals with massive stars that some executive somewhere is gnashing their teeth to powder over, hoping against hope their multimillion-dollar, big-name gambles will become hits....
21:51, 09/18/2019

Google Docs’ New ‘Live Word Count’ Is Weird and Exists Google has officially rolled out the most useful addition to Docs we’ve seen in years: a word count. Or, to be more specific, a feature that allows you to get the live word count for whatever document you’re working on. It’s a lot more convenient tha...
21:51, 09/18/2019

How to Respond to a Bullshit Apology In the span of five days, Saturday Night Live hired and fired comedian Shane Gillis after his use of sexist, homophobic, racist language—including comments that incorporated racial slurs and mocking a Chinese accent—all came to light on social media....
21:51, 09/18/2019

This pumpkin and spice soup is easy—but far from basic I can’t remember which year my mom began cooking pumpkin soup for Thanksgiving, but I also can’t remember a Thanksgiving without it. When I left home and began my own fall traditions, this was the sole recipe I asked for. When I bought the ingredient...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Make an Even Better Egg McMuffin in Five Minutes One of my favorite breakfasts is the Egg McMuffin from McDonald’s, but not having an automobile means I have to order them from UberEats, and nothing makes me feel like more of a dirtbag than having McDonald’s delivered. Luckily, I have figured out h...
21:51, 09/18/2019

What Was Your Most Ridiculous Medical Bill? It’s no secret that the U.S. medical system is completely fucked up. We seek medical care without knowing how much it will cost; prices are negotiated between hospitals and insurance companies, and we have little to no choice but to pay our premiums,...
21:51, 09/18/2019

The Right Way to Respond When Kids Talk Back A friend of mine once went on a tirade about how she would not raise a disrespectful kid. “That’s just not happening,” she said. “He will not talk back. Respect is way too important to me, and I won’t put up with him being rude.” Her son was about a ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

How to Get a Bartender's Attention Without Being a Jerk People like drinking in bars, because that’s where the alcohol is. But, in the case of good bars, that’s also where the people are, which means you may not always get your drink as quickly as you think you should....
21:51, 09/18/2019

Get Paid $1300 to Watch 13 Stephen King Movies Before Halloween Like scary movies? Dish might have the perfect job for you. The company is looking to hire someone to watch 13 movies based on Stephen King novels before Halloween. The salary? $1300....
21:51, 09/18/2019

Airbus forecasts 48,000 aircraft to be in operation by 2038 Aerospace company says boost in air travel to continue despite aviation concernsThe number of commercial aircraft in operation will more than double in the next 20 years to 48,000 planes worldwide, Airbus has forecast.The European aerospace company s...
21:51, 09/18/2019

‘Listen to the scientists’: Greta Thunberg urges Congress to take action Teen climate activists attend a hearing to address the climate crisis and its traumatic effect on the younger generationClimate campaigner Greta Thunberg has bluntly told members of Congress to heed scientists’ warnings over global heating on a day w...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Trey Mancini’s big night goes to waste as O’s stumble against Blue Jays Mancini’s 34th home run, four RBI go for naught as Toronto’s Cavan Biggio becomes first visiting player to hit for the cycle at Camden Yards in Baltimore’s 8-5 loss....
21:51, 09/18/2019

No matter what the NFL does, its officiating headaches just won’t go away The league had hoped to move on from last season’s officiating problems. But two weeks into the season, the controversy has persisted and the issues — and complaints — are widespread....
21:51, 09/18/2019

Capitals center Lars Eller day-to-day with upper-body injury, scratched from preseason game “It’s preseason, so we’ll have him play hopefully next game and do the right thing,” Coach Todd Reirden said. “We’re not going to play a player who’s not 100 percent in a preseason game.”...
21:51, 09/18/2019

College football is better with Les Miles coaching. He could be ... running for president? The always entertaining ‘Hat’ is fresh off his first big win at downtrodden Kansas after a time away from coaching in which he did some acting and considered entering politics....
21:51, 09/18/2019

Redskins send Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to injured reserve, sign Noah Spence Washington now has 10 players on IR, and major injury issues in its defensive backfield. Spence, an edge rusher, will be called upon to help improve the team's pass rush....
21:51, 09/18/2019

CA vows to fight Trump's bar on fuel standards California officials are pledging legal action Wednesday in response to the Trump administration's push to revoke the state's authority to set auto mileage standards. (Sept. 18)        ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Dozens of teens witnessed boy's fatal stabbing. Some took video; none helped, police say Khaseen Morris, 16, died after he was stabbed during a brawl Monday. Police say a group of teens gathered to watch and record the fight.        ...
21:51, 09/18/2019

Fantasy Football Week 3: Upgrade your roster with our Trade Values Chart Whether you're 2-0 or 0-2 or somewhere in between, now is the perfect time to swing a trade. Dave Richard's updated Trade Values Chart can help you find the right deal....
21:51, 09/18/2019

Imelda Hits Houston Area With Heavy Rain and Threatens to Bring More The tropical depression is expected to drop 5 to 10 inches of rain, though some places could see up to 25 inches, and spur “life-threatening” flash flooding. Several school districts canceled classes on Wednesday....
21:51, 09/18/2019

| WATCH | Man tries snatching sleeping 4-year-old girl A man caught on CCTV trying to kidnap a 4-year-old child when she was sleeping with her mother outside their home in Punjab's Ludhiana has been arrested....
21:51, 09/18/2019

| Netanyahu cancels UN visit over post-poll 'political context' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled his planned visit to the United Nations General Assembly due to the "political context" in Israel, sources in his office say....
21:51, 09/18/2019

| Trump, UK PM discuss 'united diplomatic response' to Saudi attack: London zak/bp US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have spoken of a "united diplomatic response" to the attack on Saudi oil installations, Downing Street said without mentioning a military option....
21:51, 09/18/2019

| US man shoots and kills three teens in front lawn encounter A man shot and killed three teenagers on his front lawn in the southern US state of Georgia during an alleged robbery attempt, police say, raising the prospect of no charges if the shooter is found to have acted in self-defence....
21:51, 09/18/2019

| As e-cigarettes take heat, Europe takes wait-and-see approach Europe appears to have been spared an outbreak of the mysterious vaping-induced illnesses that have claimed seven lives in the US, prompting a backlash against e-cigarettes, but regulators say they are closely monitoring the situation....
21:51, 09/18/2019

Virginia tech research team studies low latency military networks with DOD-funded grant Using a $7.5 million, five-year Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative grant, a Virginia Tech research team looks into the latency of military IoT systems....
21:17, 09/18/2019

A colossal volcano on Jupiter’s Moon Io is about to blow its top Volcanic eruptions happen regularly here on Earth, and for the most part, we’ve learned to deal with them. But volcanism isn’t something that’s unique to Earth, and scientists know that volcanos on other planets in our solar system ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Dramatic fashion show staged in Victorian theater Simone Rocha clearly has an affinity for historic spaces. In previous editions of London Fashion Week, the Irish fashion designer has staged shows at the 19th-century Lancaster House, a ballroom at Goldsmith's Hall, the gothic Southwark Cathedral and...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Designers loved by Beyonce and Priyanka Chopra show new creations With loud digital prints, feminine silhouettes and sharp tailoring, London fashion label Peter Pilotto has been putting a bold spin on British style since its inception in 2007. Fittingly, the brand's co-founders Peter Pilotto and Christopher de Vos ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

China will release 10,000 tons of pork from its central reserves China will release 10,000 metric tons of pork from its central reserves this week in a bid to stabilize soaring pork prices and cope with a swine fever crisis that has wiped out roughly one third of its pigs....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Hurricanes rarely get close to Bermuda, but Category 3 Humberto may swipe the island tonight The year's second major Atlantic hurricane is expected to deliver strong winds and large swells to Bermuda as it makes a rare pass Wednesday night just north of the Atlantic island territory....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Human Hearts Streamlined for Stamina by Neolithic Revolution Farming caused the human heart to evolve less “ape-like” and be better for endurance and stamina. New research suggests human hearts significantly changed when we dropped hunting and began leading more consistent lives as farmers, and now they are lo...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Mokele-mbembe: The Monster of the Congo River Mokèlé-mbèmbé is the name given to a creature believed to inhabit the upper reaches of the Congo River basin, i.e. Congo, Zambia, and Cameroon, as well as in Lake Tele (in the Republic of Congo) and its surrounding regions. This name originates from ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Rachel Lindsay says she's 'bored' with ABC's choice for the next 'Bachelor' Former "Bachelorette" Rachel Lindsay says she's "bored" with ABC's choice for the next "Bachelor." The franchise named Peter Weber as the new leading man.        ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Mark-Paul Gosselaar says he wasn't asked to be a part of 'Saved By the Bell' reboot "...I woke up to the news this morning with a ‘huh’ kind of response,” Mark-Paul Gosselaar said of the "Saved By the Bell" reboot.        ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

KfW: Germany’s source of cheap capital Germany is famous for its engineering and infamous for its banks – but how does a $4 trillion economy get by with only one battered global systemically important bank? And is the answer also the problem or an example to follow?...
21:17, 09/18/2019

The fragile edifice of sovereign debt Systemic, contagious sovereign crises seem to have been consigned to history. Governments can raise funds more cheaply than ever and investor demand seems insatiable. But the banking sector remains a source of instability and new threats are emerging...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Weil Gotshal quits Wall Street suit over potential multimillion-dollar mistake White-shoe law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges is bowing out of a long-running Wall Street employment lawsuit amid revelations of botched legal work, The Post has learned. Lawyers for Weil Gotshal have asked a New York Supreme Court judge to be removed as...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Overstock says it will loosen restrictions on bizarre crypto-dividend Overstock said Wednesday it will loosen a bizarre tangle of restrictions on a blockchain-based dividend that critics said was concocted by ex-chief Patrick Byrne to stymie short sellers. Shares of the discount furniture site have been on a roller-coa...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Business leaders wary of spending and hiring in current economy: survey Chief executives and chief financial officers are increasingly worrying about the economy, two separate surveys found. The CEO Economic Outlook Index, released by the Business Roundtable, found that plans for capital spending, hiring and sales expect...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates amid fears of global slowdown The Federal Reserve eased interest rates on Wednesday amid mixed signals over the direction of the economy slowdown and growing pressure from President Trump. The quarter-percentage point cut, to a range between 1.75 percent and 2 percent, marks the ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

A Challenge to Big Tech and Antitrust Thinking in a Surprising Place The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominance. That’s starting to change....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Eyes in the Sky Help Farmers on the Ground Aerial imaging companies using high-resolution cameras and artificial intelligence data analysis are giving the agricultural community a high-tech boost....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Celine Dion reveals three songs from new album 'Courage' "Courage" is Dion's first English-language album in six years, following her 2013 release, "Love Me Back to Life."        ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Chrissy Teigen accidentally posts email address, FaceTime hilarity ensues Chrissy Teigen accidentally publicly shared her email address. "oh my god people are FaceTiming me," she tweeted.        ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Taylor Swift slams Kanye West in Rolling Stone interview: 'He is so two-faced' Taylor Swift dug into one of the most fraught relationships of her career – not with one of her celebrity exes, but with Kanye West.        ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Jim Croce: The night the music died in Louisiana on Sept. 20, 1973 Rock star Jim Croce and five others died in a plane crash in Natchitoches, Louisiana after a concert on Sept. 20, 1973.        ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Taylor Swift calls Kanye West 'two-faced' in revealing Rolling Stone interview Swift described in detail how she attempted to reconnect with West in 2015, after his infamous onstage crashing of her Video Music Awards speech in 2009.        ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Fantasy Football Week 3 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em: Running backs Whether you lost someone to injury or are dealing with some disappointments, you might have tough decisions to make at running back. Jamey Eisenberg is here to help....
21:17, 09/18/2019

| Russia to help Uganda develop nuclear energy Russia and Uganda have agreed to work together in the field of nuclear energy, the Russian nuclear agency Rosatom says, as Moscow seeks to strengthen its influence in Africa....
21:17, 09/18/2019

| Nigerian police hold suspect after 8 women killed in hotels Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt say they have arrested a suspect....
21:17, 09/18/2019

| Malawi activists resume protests over presidential vote result Thousands of people gathered in three cities in Malawi to call for the sacking of the head of the electoral commission, as protests continue over May's presidential election result....
21:17, 09/18/2019

| Congo minister sacked after row with opposition leader Congo-Brazzaville's president Denis Sassou Nguesso has sacked his women's minister after a row over a recording in which she questioned the integrity of the opposition leader....
21:17, 09/18/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hope for Myanmar, UN News sits down with new Assembly President, youth speak out on climate crisis A recap of Tuesday’s top stories: Hope for justice in Myanmar rights violations; First major interview with new Assembly President; Youth activists want a platform in solving climate crisis; Five deaths every minute due to unsafe health care; Number ...
21:17, 09/18/2019

Luxembourg PM on news conference: 'I did not want to humiliate' Johnson In a BBC exclusive, the Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel says it was never his intention to humiliate Boris Johnson by holding a press conference without him....
20:53, 09/18/2019

Top think tank uses AI, 5G report to assail Trump on immigration, gun violence A new analysis of the administration’s high-tech agenda from an influential think tank was dismissive of President Trump’s aggressive strategy to boost spending on artificial intelligence, quantum, 5G, STEM, and Ivanka Trump’s worker initiative, and ...
20:53, 09/18/2019

Japanese parent company pulls plug on Albemarle & Bond over Brexit Daikokuya Holdings seeks buyer after branches of UK pawnbrokers were shuttered last week The Japanese company behind the pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond pulled the plug on the business amid concern that its losses would increase after Brexit, it has emer...
20:53, 09/18/2019

Businessman abducted and assaulted in 'horrific attack' near Irish border Kevin Lunney runs firms formerly owned by Seán Quinn, who racked up €2bn debt in gamble on Anglo Irish BankAn executive running companies once owned by one of Ireland’s richest men has been found at the side of a road near the Irish border after bein...
20:53, 09/18/2019

China to auction 10,000 tonnes of pork from state reserves Release of food staple comes amid soaring prices and African swine flu epidemicChina will auction 10,000 tonnes of pork from its state reserves as surging prices threaten to mar an important political holiday.The sale on Thursday will be limited to 3...
20:53, 09/18/2019

Pepe's Pizza: Connecticut chain is a paragon of Neapolitan pie and a New Haven institution You can debate where Pepe’s stands in the pantheon of the world’s great pizzerias, but there is no doubt that the New Haven staple's pie is excellent.       ...
20:53, 09/18/2019

Pepe's Pizza: New Haven's Neapolitan pie capital and an American classic Frank Pepe's, founded in 1925, epitomizes New Haven-style Neapolitan pizza. Take a tour of this institution of Connecticut dining.       ...
20:53, 09/18/2019

No, you can't move into that empty extra legroom seat on your flight. They cost extra American, Delta and United sell economy seats with extra legroom and other perks. Passengers who don't pay aren't allowed to move there if seats are open.       ...
20:53, 09/18/2019

San Francisco airport runway to reopen ahead of schedule. Find out how soon Travelers passing through San Francisco International Airport (SFO) won't have to worry about the airport's runway closure for too much longer.       ...
20:53, 09/18/2019

Curry commits to 2020 Olympics: 'That is the plan' "Sept 18 (Reuters) - USA Basketball suffered a shock exit at the recent World Cup but their hopes of rebounding at the next major international event were given a welcome boost as Stephen Curry declared that he wants to make his Olympic debut."...
20:53, 09/18/2019

A Casper executive's sleep issues leads billion-dollar bed start-up into CBD gummies market Bed-in-a-box start-up Casper has reached a $1 billion valuation by shaking up the online sales of the mattress industry. But its push into sleep health and a deal with edibles company Plus and John Legend for CBD gummies is no gimmick....
20:53, 09/18/2019

Caesarean babies have different gut bacteria, microbiome study finds C-section babies pick up more hospital bacteria than those born vaginally, research showsBabies born by caesarean section have different gut bacteria to those delivered vaginally, the most comprehensive study to date on the baby microbiome has found....
20:52, 09/18/2019

Experts warn world ‘grossly unprepared’ for future pandemics Dire risk is compounded by climate crisis, urbanisation and lack of sanitation, says global monitoring boardIt sounds like an improbable fiction: a virulent flu pandemic, source unknown, spreads across the world in 36 hours, killing up to 80 million ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Dust cloud sparked explosion in primitive life on Earth, say scientists Smashing of monster asteroid half a billion years ago thought to have caused mini ice ageAn enormous dust cloud that swept through the ancient solar system sent Earth into a mini ice age that sparked an explosion in primitive life on the planet, scie...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Pocket Casts goes freemium, but resists paywalled podcasts Popular podcasting app Pocket Casts is switching to a subscription-based freemium business model, with users able to pay $10 / year for extra features.Read More...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Acronis raises $147 million for tools that back up, protect, and restore data Backup and recovery solutions provider Acronis has raised $147 million in a funding round led by Goldman Sachs, valuing the company at $1 billion.Read More...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Canopy provides a blueprint for privacy-focused content recommendations Built by former Spotify alums, Canopy is setting out to create a personalization engine that recommends content without invading your privacy.Read More...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Facebook’s Portal TV lets you watch shows during video calls Facebook introduced Portal TV, which lets users make video calls and watch videos together, along with Portal Mini and a redesigned Portal smart display.Read More...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Indus.ai raises $8 million for construction site management AI Indus.ai raised $8 million to further develop its computer vision that helps construction project managers track progress and safety compliance.Read More...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Salesforce’s Einstein Search uses AI to personalize CRM search results Salesforce's new customer relationship management solution, Einstein Search, taps AI and a streamlined interface to personalize search results.Read More...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Zynga and Gram Games launch Merge Magic as latest tile-based mobile game Zynga's Gram Games studio is launching a new mobile game, Merge Magic, in its hit series of "Merge" titles. This is why Zynga bought Gram Games.Read More...
20:52, 09/18/2019

PlayVS raises $50 million more for high school esports platform PlayVS has raised $50 million for its platform for high school esports. The round means that the Los Angeles company has raised $96 million in 15 months.Read More...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Researchers use machine learning to predict large wildfires Researchers in AI and other fields made a classifier model for predicting the likelihood a wildfire will be large, info that can help first responders.Read More...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Pixvana’s VR training prepares offices for active shooter nightmares If you're concerned that your workplace may be targeted by a gunman, this VR training system can help you prepare for the worst-case scenarios.Read More...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Alexa users can soon donate to U.S. presidential candidates Amazon rolled out a new feature that lets Alexa users to donate to U.S. presidential candidates, and that enables campaigns to register as merchants.Read More...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Planet Zoo gets a closed beta on September 24 The following is a true zoo story. Planet Zoo will be holding a closed beta from September 24 to October 8 for people who have preordered it.Read More...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Meet Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old making waves on climate change Greta Thunberg, a Swedish 16-year-old climate activist, has gained international fandom after coordinating the "Fridays for Future" student climate strikes.        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Deployed coach reunites with basketball team This basketball team promised their deployed coach they'd win the state title. Coach Lacey Kennedy promised her team that she'd come home safely.        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Daughter delivers two surprises in one visit Hannah flew all the way from Australia to surprise her dad for his retirement. She had something in store that neither of her parents saw coming.        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Child porn found on phone of Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer, prosecutor says GOP state Sen. Mike Folmer of Pennsylvania was arrested Tuesday after images of child porn were found on his phone, the state’s attorney general said.        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Students get creative and invent dream desserts An artisan ice cream shop works with elementary schools for its student inventor series, where 4th graders come up with their dream ice cream flavor        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

US abortion rate is at its lowest, but restrictive laws aren't the likely cause, study says A study says the number of abortions in the USA has fallen to the lowest level since 1973, citing a decrease in pregnancies.        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Latest Sandy Hook Promise PSA gives nightmarish look at school shootings School safety advocacy group Sandy Hook Promise released a video to start a conversation about violence at schools. Will it work?        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Tropical Depression Imelda could dump 2 feet of rain on parts of Texas East Texas was facing days of heavy rains and flash flooding Wednesday as Tropical Storm Imelda, downgraded to a tropical depression.        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Powerful Sandy Hook PSA warns about school shootings We try our best to prepare kids for back to school, but we don't always think of this. Some viewers may find this video disturbing.        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Massachusetts mayor wins spot on ballot despite indictment for extorting pot vendors Despite two arrests, first for federal fraud charges and now extortion charges, Mayor Jasiel Correia II has made it to the November ballot.        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Illinois opens 24 cases of alleged priest sex abuse after finding reports weren't reviewed The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has opened 24 new investigations into alleged sexual misconduct by Catholic priests.        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Detroit serial killer suspect charged in murders of 4 women Social media rumors had been developing since mid-May that there was a serial killer in Detroit, but, at the time, police repudiated them.        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Chicken plants lured them. Feds jailed them. How Mississippi's immigration crisis unfolded Many of the undocumented immigrants have helped build poultry into Mississippi's richest agricultural commodity.        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Greta Thunberg takes climate fight to Congress Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg took her fight for climate change to Capitol Hill for a second day, demanding lawmakers "take real action." (Sept. 18)        ...
20:52, 09/18/2019

Man Utd make new contracts for Mason Greenwood, Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard a priority Mason Greenwood and Jesse Lingard are in line for new contracts at Manchester United, who will also try to convince Paul Pogba to commit his future to Old Trafford....
20:51, 09/18/2019

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Arsenal: Unai Emery defends decision to rest Mesut Ozil after just one appearance Unai Emery insists Mesut Ozil will miss tomorrow night's Europa League clash against Eintracht Frankfurt because he needs a rest – despite playing just once this season....
20:51, 09/18/2019

New UN report launched to help ratchet up action to combat climate crisis Ahead of global leaders’ arrival in New York for the Climate Action Summit on 23 September, the United Nations deputy chief has launched a comprehensive report on how the world can take swift and meaningful action to slow down climate change....
20:51, 09/18/2019

UN summits urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver for meaningful, positive change”, according to the man at the helm of the Organiz...
20:51, 09/18/2019

Loch Ness Monster 'giant eel' theory supported by newly surfaced video The theory that the fabled Loch Ness Monster could be a giant eel has been given a boost thanks to a video posted to social media showing a long, slender creature swimming in the River Ness....
20:51, 09/18/2019

Mountain lion breaks into California home, gets cornered in bathroom before jumping out second floor window A mountain lion who broke into a California home — seemingly in search of his next meal — was cornered into a bathroom after trying to make a run for it....
20:51, 09/18/2019

Vikram Moon lander: Time is running out for scientists to make contact with probe The Indian Space Research Organization lost contact with the unmanned probe when it was in the final stage of an audacious Moon landing attempt on Sept. 6....
20:51, 09/18/2019

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Auto-Emissions Authority The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
20:51, 09/18/2019

All the ways you can get Microsoft Office for free The Microsoft Office Suite — Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access and Publisher — has long been the standard when it comes to digital office software. Microsoft has moved the Office programs from discs and downloads to a subscription ser...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group and al-Q...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Air Force four-star general: We need 225 bombers Senior Air Force leaders believe that current shortages in the U.S. bomber fleet are putting the service, and the nation, at tremendous risk of enemy attack....
20:18, 09/18/2019

Fortnite's new 'Party Hub' feature gives mobile players a voice Fortnite recently united players with updates that everyone hated equally, but today it unveiled an app that will literally bring players together. Party Hub is an all-new cross-platform voice chat app that lets players socialize even when they'...
20:18, 09/18/2019

The Morning After: Preparing for Google's Pixel 4 event Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro aren't even here yet, but we're already looking forward to Google's Pixel 4 event. In the meantime, HP is showing off a very light laptop, and Edward Snowden has a ...
20:18, 09/18/2019

OpenAI experiment proves that even bots cheat at hide-and-seek Can artificial intelligence evolve and become more sophisticated when put in a competitive world, similar to how life on Earth evolved through competition and natural selection? That's a question the researchers at OpenAI have been trying to ans...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Huge leak spoils Huawei's Mate 30 event It doesn't look like Huawei has any more surprises left up its sleeve ahead of its Mate 30 launch event tomorrow. Yesterday, renders of the whole phone range leaked, now real-life images have emerged on Weibo (above), and it seems that details f...
20:18, 09/18/2019

North's smart glasses are now available across the US One of the greatest obstacles to buying North's smart glasses has simply been to find them. They've only been available at the company's Brooklyn and Toronto flagship stores as well as its pop-ups, which isn't much help to, well, ...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Facebook's $149 Portal TV turns your television into a giant smart display Last year, Facebook made its first foray into hardware with the Portal and Portal+ smart displays, which featured an AI-powered camera that could track your movements. Facebook's sketchy reputation on privacy dampened their reception, however, a...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Starbucks Japan wants customers to pay for coffee with pens Starbucks Japan sells a range of NFC-enabled goods and accessories linked to a digital wallet, which you can use to pay for your purchase. Unlike Costa's NFC-enabled cups in the UK, though, those products aren't even related to coffee. The ...
20:18, 09/18/2019

ZenBook Pro Duo review: ASUS makes a case for dual-screen laptops ASUS already paved the way for dual-screen laptops with last year's ScreenPad on the ZenBook Pro, but now it's taking the concept to another level with the ZenBook Pro Duo. It's a powerful 15-inch workstation with a huge secondary disp...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Sonos Move review: Versatility doesn't come cheap It's late September, but still technically summer, so I'm writing this on my back deck, listening to the first Sonos speaker built to be used outside. The Move represents a number of firsts for Sonos: It's built to be used outdoors, it...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Fossil's latest hybrid watch is likely powered by Wear OS Back in January Google announced its plans to buy Fossil's smartwatch technology. Now, after a report by Wareable revealed that the deal involved the acquisition of the movements used in hybrid watches, we have our first clue as to what Google m...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Oppo's next phone can be fully charged in just 30 minutes While a handful of recent flagship phones -- namely Samsung's Note 10+ (with the optional 45W adapter) and Vivo's NEX 3 5G -- can be fully charged in a little over an hour, Oppo's upcoming tech will soon render such "fast" charging spe...
20:18, 09/18/2019

BioWare hopes to fix 'Anthem' by swapping acts for seasonal updates It's no secret that Anthem has had a lukewarm response. Dodgy game mechanics and various other bugs meant that developer BioWare published a blog post less than a month after its release, sharing its plans to make the game better. Now, the compa...
20:18, 09/18/2019

YouTube is bringing a big, ugly ad banner to its TV app's home screen Your living room YouTube experience is about to become decidedly more cluttered. YouTube is bringing its usual Masthead ad to its TV app's home screen, guaranteeing that you'll see a promo before anything else. While the behavior is similar...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Xfinity internet-only customers now get the Flex streaming platform for free As of today, Comcast will provide its internet-only customers with its streaming TV service Xfinity Flex at no additional cost. Xfinity Flex, which is essentially a streaming device and platform, launched in March and originally cost $5 per month. No...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Apple will use recycled rare earth metals in the iPhone's Taptic Engine Apple has a new strategy to make its products more environmentally friendly. Moving forward, the company plans to source the rare earth metals needed to build the iPhone's Taptic Engine from recycled components. The Taptic Engine is the small li...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Amazon rolls out a cash payment option for online orders in the US Amazon is bringing its cash payment option for Amazon.com orders to the US. If you'd like to pay with physical money, you can select the PayCode option at checkout. You'll receive a QR code and will have 24 hours to pay for the goods at a p...
20:18, 09/18/2019

BBC's smart keyboard helps kids live healthy digital lives The BBC wants to help kids have healthy and positive interactions online, and it's hoping its new Own It app will do just that. The app is centered around a keyboard that pops up whenever a user begins to type. If the message is negative, the ap...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Facebook contractors are listening to Portal voice commands again Facebook may have halted human review of Messenger voice chats in August, but that didn't mean it was putting the brakes on everything. The company has revealed to Bloomberg that its contractors will go back to reviewing Portal device voice com...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Instagram will restrict posts on cosmetic surgery and diet products You'll soon see fewer ads for "flat tummy" tea and lip fillers on Instagram. The social media platform announced today that it is tightening restrictions on posts related to diet products and cosmetic surgery. The new rules -- first reported in ...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Apple TV+ offers peek at kids shows 'Ghostwriter' and 'Helpsters' Apple won't rely solely on Snoopy in Space to keep your kids happy when TV+ debuts on November 1st. The tech titan has posted the first trailers (only visible on its website right now) for Ghostwriter and Helpsters, both of which will cater to ...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Google's Family Link parental controls now include per-app time limits Google introduced Family Link in 2017 to give children their own Google account and to provide an app through which parents could manage their child's screen time. The controls have since been expanded to cover teens too, and from today there wi...
20:18, 09/18/2019

You'll be able to contribute to 2020 presidential campaigns via Alexa With debates underway and just a few months until the first primaries, 2020 presidential election campaigns are in full swing, and you'll soon have another way to donate to your favorite candidate. Campaigns can sign up to receive contributions ...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Roland releases Zenbeats, a cross-platform music-making app Roland has been making electronic musical instruments for nearly 50 years and has delivered products like the JU-06A tiny portable synth, keyboards with built-in Alexa controls and mini smartphone mixers. Now, it's entering the world of mobile m...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Honda's first hybrid SUV for the US is the 2020 CR-V Honda hasn't exactly been quick to electrify (the Honda E won't even reach Europe until mid-2020), but it is making up for lost time in a significant way. The automaker is finally bringing a hybrid SUV to the US in the form of the 2020 CR-...
20:18, 09/18/2019

'Apex Legends' teases its newest playable character with in-game cameo In one of the more elaborate and novel teasers for a new playable character in an online game, you can already see Apex Legends' newest star. You just can't play him. Over the last few days, players have spotted Crypto, Apex's long-rum...
20:18, 09/18/2019

One in five of us do it, but is ‘wardrobing’ ever acceptable? Wearing new clothes and then returning them to the retailer is now so common that sellers are clamping down. So what do shoppers think of the practice?Step into your local post office during your lunch break and you will see them: queues of shoppers,...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Fashion brand condemned over school shooting clothes with bullet-like holes The Bstroy label’s sweatshirts reference schools such as Sandy Hook and Columbine – to the disgust of survivors and their familiesAn avant-garde fashion brand has received significant criticism for designs they presented at a show in New York over th...
20:18, 09/18/2019

A Filmmaker Set Out to Understand the Japanese Right. Now He’s Being Sued. A documentary concludes that conservatives who deny the sexual enslavement of “comfort women” are “revisionists.” Conservatives interviewed in the film say they were defamed....
20:18, 09/18/2019

France Didn’t Ban Pesticides Near Towns. So Mayors Are Doing It Themselves. A mayor banned pesticide use on the farms surrounding his village. Even though he was prosecuted for doing so, dozens of other mayors have followed his lead....
20:18, 09/18/2019

Netanyahu Is in Trouble, and Other Takeaways From the Israeli Election Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The results aren’t certain, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to gain the support he had hoped for....
20:18, 09/18/2019

Need a Loan? Equifax Plans to Sell More Utility, Phone Records Equifax will soon give consumers the option to let lenders review their electric, phone and cable payment information, a move aimed at providing lenders more data to determine whether to approve loan applicants....
20:18, 09/18/2019

Justice Department Backs Opposition to New California Retirement Plan The U.S. Department of Justice is backing a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate California’s state retirement plan, taking aim at states sponsoring retirement savings plans for people who lack access to one at work....
20:18, 09/18/2019

Treasury Yields Fall Ahead of Fed Decision U.S. government bonds strengthened ahead of the Federal Reserve’s afternoon interest-rate decision, pushing yields lower for the third straight session....
20:18, 09/18/2019

No McFunerals Please A study concludes that descriptive logos outperform simpler ones for companies trying to gain traction, except when it comes to describing something unpleasant....
20:18, 09/18/2019

Fed Injects More Into Money Markets After Banks Bid Heavily for Funds The Federal Reserve Bank of New York saw huge demand from banks as they rushed to bid on the $75 billion on offer in a second day of intervention to ease a crunch in overnight funding markets....
20:18, 09/18/2019

EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker open to replacing Irish backstop with 'operable' alternative The EU said Wednesday it's open to a British exit without the key Irish "backstop," as long as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government presents an alternative in writing before the Oct. 31 deadli...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Saudis say burned weapons 'unquestionably' prove Iran behind oil attacks The Saudi government produced what it called "material evidence" Wednesday it says proves Iran was responsible for attacks at two Saudi oil-producing areas -- putting on display burned remains of drones and missiles....
20:18, 09/18/2019

Tegan and Sara: ‘People never talk about women and drug use positively’ The biggest twins in pop are returning to where it all began with High School, a book chronicling the acid, raves, girlfriends and guitars that shaped their teenage yearsThere are plenty of early 90s touchstones that pepper Tegan and Sara’s elegant a...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Top 10 novels about burning issues for young adults From Black Lives Matter to the south London modelling circuit, the tangled mess of real life provides plenty of raw material for YA fictionNewspapers and novels – fact and fiction – are often seen as polar opposites. But as a writer of both, I have c...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith review – memories of the magic and the mundane From looming political crisis to a leaky flat – a troubled year in the life of a great American punk poetAt the start of 2016, Patti Smith’s friend the producer, manager and rock critic Sandy Pearlman was hospitalised after suffering a brain haemorrh...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Ad Astra review – Brad Pitt on a thrilling Freudian space odyssey | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week With echoes of Apocalypse Now and 2001, James Gray’s spectacular epic dispatches Pitt on an interplanetary mission to find his missing fatherBrad Pitt never looked more beautiful than in this mesmeric, flawed, superbly photographed and designed space...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Saved by the Bell: will the revival be 2020's most depressing show? A new take on the much-loved high school show will see Zack Morris as the governor of California dealing with austerityFirst there was Saved by the Bell. Then there was Saved by the Bell: The New Class. Then there was Saved by the Bell: The College Y...
20:18, 09/18/2019

The 50 best comedians of the 21st century From apocalyptic standup Frankie Boyle to the many hilarious faces of Tina Fey, Steve Coogan, Sharon Horgan and Kristen Wiig, we present the funniest comics of the eraOur No 1 comedian’s funniest momentsMore of the best Theatre | TV | Dance | Film | ...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Jimmy Kimmel: 'Impeachment is a good way to distract Donald Trump' Late-night hosts discussed the ‘impeachment hearing’, Trump’s pitch to Latino voters, and why lightbulbs make him look orangeFor the first time in a while, Jimmy Kimmel broadcast his show from the same city as the president, who was in Los Angeles fo...
20:18, 09/18/2019

Trump names Robert O’Brien as new national security adviser President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O’Brien, a State Department official who has specialized in hostage issues, as his new national security adviser. “I have worked long & hard with Robert,” Trump tweeted. “He will do a great...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Trump says California can’t set fuel standards President Donald Trump arrives at Moffett Federal Airfield to attend a fundraiser, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, in Mountain View, Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and California’s fuel emissions st...
20:17, 09/18/2019

TPD: 17-year-old boy fatally shot on Tucson’s south side TUCSON – Police are investigating after a teen boy was fatally shot on Tucson’s south side Wednesday morning. According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, detectives were dispatched around 6 a.m.to South Avenida Selva Del Ocote, near Campbell Avenue and Drexel Road...
20:17, 09/18/2019

ASU sophomore battling cancer also had to fight for support dogs in student housing PHOENIX — An Arizona State University sophomore was given some the worst news imaginable—cancer. But he said it was not the diagnosis creating most of his stress and worry. Phillip Hedges was diagnosed with aggressive B-cell lymphoma, but he was also...
20:17, 09/18/2019

Sandy Hook parents release chilling ‘back to school’ PSA By David K. Li An anti-gun violence group, connected to the Sandy Hook massacre, unveiled a chilling “back to school” PSA on Wednesday, showing how kids could be forced to use ordinary possessions to fend off active shooters. The Sandy Ho...
20:17, 09/18/2019