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Allianz closes on acquisition at New York's 30 Hudson Yards

Allianz SE said on Friday it closed its acquisition of a stake in New York's second-tallest office tower for 342 million euro ($384 million) and an u...

Allianz closes on acquisition at New York's 30 Hudson Yards

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Allianz leads C$100 mln funding round for fintech Wealthsimple German insurer and asset manager Allianz has led a C$100 million ($74.55 million) capital raise for Canadian financial technology company Wealthsimple....
18:17 2019-05-22

Allianz leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple German insurer and asset manager Allianz has led a C$100 million ($74.55 million) capital raise for Canadian financial technology company Wealthsimple....
22:34 2019-05-22

Ginn among NFLers to race in 40 Yards of Gold Saints running back Alvin Kamara and receiver Ted Ginn Jr. are among a host of NFL players slated to compete next month in the inaugural 40 Yards of Gold, a tournament-style speed contest....
15:34 2019-05-25

Browns WR Callaway eyes 1,000 yards, 10 TDs, despite presence of Beckham, Landry Second-year wide receiver Antonio Callaway has goals of at least 1,000 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2019, despite the presence of Cleveland Browns stars Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry....
23:34 2019-06-07

Boyfriend of actress Hayden Panettiere ordered to stay 100 yards away from her Brian Hickerson, 30, pleaded guilty to a felony domestic violence charge involving the "Nashville" actress and was ordered to stay 100 yards from her.        ...
21:51 2019-05-23

Salesforce's $15.7 billion Tableau acquisition: Everything you need to know Salesforce's purchase of Tableau is a strategic play to be combine enterprise data on one platform. Here's a look at the strategic rationale, wild cards, and what it means for customers....
18:34 2019-06-10

Bristol R&D Chief to Leave After Celgene Acquisition Bristol-Myers Squibb’s research-and-development chief will leave the company later this year after the drugmaker completes its $74 billion acquisition of rival Celgene....
17:17 2019-06-05

Salesforce snaps up Tableau in biggest acquisition yet Salesforce has announced that it will purchase the big data firm Tableau Software for $15.3bn in its biggest acquisition ever as the company aims to offer improved data insights to its customers.Table...
00:34 2019-06-11

ITG acquisition seen bolstering Virtu’s place in FX market Analysts believe Virtu Financial’s acquisition of ITG is largely a positive development for customers of both firms and the wider FX market, despite lingering concerns over access to institutional cus...
20:17 2019-05-21

Self-Driving Startup Aurora Bets On Lidar In First Acquisition Aurora recently raised $530 million from investors including Sequoia Capital, Amazon.com Inc. and T. Rowe Price Group Inc. It's acquiring Blackmore Sensors & Analytics, a lidar startup that had raised...
11:01 2019-05-24

Brian Bowman — Why user acquisition is dead and what’s coming next Brian Bowman, the CEO of Consumer Acquisition, believes that user acquisition as we know it is dead. To be more exact, he believes Facebook and Google third-party adtech is dead.Read More...
18:51 2019-05-26

Apple augments its health initiative with another significant acquisition In an effort to further boost its growing health initiative, Apple reportedly acquired startup Tueo Health, which has been working on a system to help parents monitor children with asthma while asleep...
23:00 2019-05-27

Double Fine Productions is Microsoft’s latest Xbox acquisition Enlarge / Tim Schafer introduces himself as part of Microsoft for the first time. LOS ANGELES—"For the last 19 years, we've been independent. Then Microsoft came to us and said, 'What if we gave yo...
06:17 2019-06-10

Occidental to sell parts of Anadarko after debt-fueled acquisition Occidental Petroleum snatched up some of the richest shale oilfields in Texas when it beat out rival Chevron Corp in a bidding war to acquire Anadarko Petroleum....
13:17 2019-05-28

Rajnath Singh Reviews Defence Acquisition Issues With Top Officials Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed defence acquisition issues with top officials of the ministry and directed them to seek indigenous solutions to meet the forces' requirements to the...
03:34 2019-06-07

CBOE Holdings Completes Acquisition of Livevol Data, Analytics Platforms CHICAGO, IL -- August 7, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it has finalized the acquisition of the market data services and trading analytics platforms of Livevol, Inc...
12:34 2019-05-22

San Francisco city hires adviser to explore potential acquisition of PG&E assets The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission said on Tuesday it has hired an adviser to explore the potential acquisition of PG&E Corp's distribution assets, sending shares of the power company up 2....
07:17 2019-06-05

CBOE Holdings Announces Close of Acquisition of Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, IL -- March 1, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today said the company completed its acquisition of Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats: BATS) on Tuesday, February 28, in a cash and sto...
10:01 2019-05-22

Google looks to challenge Amazon's cloud market dominance with major acquisition The purchase of Looker will add a new analytics tool for Google Cloud’s customers, giving the company an edge against industry leader Amazon.        ...
08:51 2019-06-07

Elon Musk says Tesla still plans to offer insurance, but is waiting for an acquisition to close The idea behind Tesla offering its own insurance would be to lower rates for drivers, leveraging internal data from Tesla's AutoPilot systems to justify that....
05:00 2019-06-12

CBOE Holdings' Acquisition of Bats Global Markets Expected to Close February 28 CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 16, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. announced today that the companies expect to complete CBOE Holdings' acquisition of Bats Gl...
10:01 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Announces Election and Proration Results Relating to its Acquisition of Bats Global Markets CHICAGO, March 2, 2017/ PRNewswire/- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced the results of the elections made by former stockholders of Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats) regarding the merge...
10:01 2019-05-22

Drugmaker Sanofi hires Hudson from Novartis as CEO Sanofi has poached Paul Hudson from Novartis to replace Chief Executive Olivier Brandicourt who will retire in September, France's biggest drugmaker said on Friday, helping send its shares almost 5 pe...
17:17 2019-06-07

In the Hudson Valley, a Drive Back in Time One of the most beautiful parts of New York State was once the spine of the Dutch colony, and remnants of its history are everywhere, hiding in plain sight....
12:17 2019-06-17

Drugmaker Sanofi appoints Novartis' Hudson as CEO Sanofi has appointed Novartis executive Paul Hudson to replace CEO Olivier Brandicourt who will retire in September, France's biggest drugmaker said on Friday....
11:34 2019-06-07

Hudson's Bay, Owner of Saks, Gets Offer to Go Private A group of Hudson’s Bay shareholders that includes the retailer’s chairman has made an offer to take the company private, as the owner of Saks and Lord & Taylor struggles with sluggish sales and a dep...
00:00 2019-06-11

Jennifer Hudson embraces Parkland students At the Pulitzer Prize awards ceremony where she honored Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson met students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (May 29)        ...
13:00 2019-05-29

CBOE Holdings Announces Early Termination of Hart-Scott-Rodino Waiting Period for Bats Acquisition CHICAGO, Nov. 18, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitru...
10:01 2019-05-22

Paper Round: Hudson-Odoi set for new Chelsea deal "Callum Hudson-Odoi will sign a new deal, Arsenal line up two signings, Manchester United want Sebastien Heller and Jay Rodriguez could be a bargain."...
08:00 2019-06-05

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay chairman puts together $1.3 bln offer for retailer Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker said on Monday he had teamed up with other shareholders to offer to take the struggling Canadian department store operator private in a C$1.74 billion ...
05:17 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-Drugmaker Sanofi appoints Novartis' Hudson as CEO Sanofi has appointed Novartis executive Paul Hudson to replace CEO Olivier Brandicourt who will retire in September, France's biggest drugmaker said on Friday....
09:51 2019-06-07

Hudson pitches 7 innings to help Cardinals beat Marlins 7-1 MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Dakota Hudson allowed one run in a career-high seven innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals handed the Miami Marlins their sixth consecutive defeat Tuesday night, 7-1. Cardinals catc...
04:51 2019-06-12

Swimmer missing from race down New York’s Hudson River NEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for a swimmer who went missing during a race down New York’s Hudson River. Authorities say 67-year-old Charles van der Horst of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, ...
01:51 2019-06-16

Saks Fifth Avenue owner Hudson’s Bay gets offer to go private A group of shareholders, including Hudson’s Bay Co.’s executive chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal. Under the terms of the de...
17:17 2019-06-10

CORRECTED-Hudson's Bay shareholder group offers to take retailer private for C$1.74 bln A group of shareholders, including Hudson's Bay Co's Executive Chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
16:51 2019-06-10

Swimmer missing in Hudson is internationally-regarded AIDS researcher Charles Van Der Horst vanished on the New Jersey side of the bridge Friday afternoon during the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim, which stretches from the Rip Van Winkle Bridge in Catskill to the Verrazzan...
00:51 2019-06-16

Marathon swimmer goes missing in Hudson River during 120-mile race A marathon swimmer from North Carolina went missing in the Hudson River near the George Washington Bridge on Friday while competing in a 120-mile race. Charles Van Der Horst, 67, disappeared on the Ne...
12:17 2019-06-15

Sanofi appoints Paul Hudson as CEO to replace retiring Brandicourt French pharma giant Sanofi appointed Paul Hudson as chief executive to replace Olivier Brandicourt, who will retire in September, the company said on Friday....
08:17 2019-06-07

Swimmer, 67, dies during Hudson River marathon, race organizers say A retired medical school professor and AIDS researcher who was swimming a marathon down New York's Hudson River was confirmed dead after disappearing during the race, organizers said....
05:51 2019-06-17

UPDATE 2-Hudson's Bay chairman, shareholders propose C$1.74 bln go-private deal Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker on Monday teamed up with other shareholders and offered to take the struggling Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
19:51 2019-06-10

Marathon swimmer who vanished on Hudson confirmed dead by his family The marathon swimmer who disappeared during a 120-mile race on the Hudson River has been confirmed dead by his family, according to organizers. Dr. Charles Van Der Horst, 67, of Chapel Hill, North Car...
08:17 2019-06-17

Jennifer Hudson’s rendition of ‘The Jeffersons’ theme song is #MovinOnUp Jennifer Hudson gets all the pie. Last night the “American Idol” put primetime audiences through a time warp into the 1970s, inside the Upper East Side apartment of George and Louise Jeffe...
17:17 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay shareholder group proposes C$1.74 bln go-private deal A group of shareholders, including Hudson's Bay Co's Executive Chairman Richard Baker, on Monday offered to take the Canadian retailer private in a C$1.74 billion cash deal....
16:51 2019-06-10

Rupee Closes Lower At 69.65 Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic currency opened at 69.40 a dollar and gained further strength to touch a high of 69.38 during the day...
18:00 2019-06-10

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to function in the destabilized country....
07:00 2019-06-03

Madonna to headline Pride event at Hudson River Park’s Pier 97 It’s official: Madonna will get into the groove at World Pride NYC. After months of speculation by rabid fans, NYC Pride confirmed Monday that the Material Girl will appear at the two-day Pride Island...
21:17 2019-06-03

New York police divers search Hudson River for missing swimmer New York City police scuba divers searched the Hudson River on Saturday for a retired North Carolina professor who went missing while participating in a swim competition, officials said....
00:00 2019-06-16

Swimmer who went missing during seven-day, 120-mile Hudson River race confirmed dead Charles van der Horst, a 67-year-old from North Carolina, was last seen going under water during New York Open Water’s 8 Bridges Open Water Swim.        ...
02:51 2019-06-17

UPDATE 4-Hudson's Bay Co sales slump, optimistic about China trade impact Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss as sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell, but said it was optimistic about its ability to deal with the ...
22:51 2019-06-13

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay Co sales slump; optimistic about China trade impact Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss as sales at its Lord & Taylor unit fell, but said it was optimistic about its ability to deal with the ...
19:17 2019-06-13

AEW closes Double or Nothing with surprise that puts WWE on notice The hype was warranted and pro wrestling may never be the same. All Elite Wrestling delivered on the boasts it would be a viable alternative to WWE. Cody Rhodes even took a symbolic shot at the compan...
14:34 2019-05-26

Sephora closes US stores for diversity training Sephora is closing its U.S. stores for an hour Wednesday morning to host "inclusion workshops" for its 16,000 employees, just over a month after R&B star SZA said she had security called on her while ...
02:00 2019-06-06

Domenica Vacca closes flagship NYC store Designer Domenica Vacca has found himself in a very unfashionable place: on the curb. After a months-long legal battle with his landlord in Manhattan, Vacca closed his 3-year-old flagship store at 15 ...
05:51 2019-05-30

Rupee Closes Higher At 69.26 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know Rupee rose for second day in a row against the US dollar on hopes of rate cut from the Reserve Bank of India. The home unit climbed 44 paise or 0.6 per cent to end at 69.26 against the greenback, news...
15:34 2019-06-03

Sephora closes stores for diversity training NEW YORK (AP) — Sephora is closing its U.S. stores for an hour to host “inclusion workshops” for its 16,000 employees, just over a month after R&B star SZA said she had security called on ...
12:34 2019-06-05

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the ...
06:00 2019-05-22

Executive chairman of Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company puts in bid to take retailer private The executive chairman of the owner Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company, Richard Baker, is leading a bid to take the retailer private, the company announced on Monday....
18:00 2019-06-10

School closes after man enters overnight, takes clothes off SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania elementary school closed for the day after educators realized that a man had entered the building overnight, got naked and spilled Murphy Oil Soap on the gym floor....
01:17 2019-05-31

Tehran closes 547 restaurants for breaking 'Islamic principles’ Iranian police close venues for crimes ranging from ‘playing illegal music’ to ‘debauchery’Iranian police have shut down 547 restaurants and cafes in Tehran for not observing “Islamic principles”, the...
04:34 2019-06-09

Ford closes UK plant amid Brexit chaos Ford has announced plans to close an engine plant in Wales, dealing yet another blow to a UK industry that is being ravaged by weak car sales and uncertainty over Brexit....
02:51 2019-06-07

Road closes when bee boxes fall off university truck PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Traffic was disrupted in a Washington state city when boxes holding thousands of bees fell off a truck. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports the boxes fell off a Washington Stat...
23:51 2019-05-26

Auction for a laptop full of malware closes at $1.2 million Today, bidding on a laptop packed with some of the world's most dangerous malware closed at $1.2 million. Dubbed "The Persistence of Chaos," the Samsung NC10 contains six viruses that have caused...
03:51 2019-05-28

Gujarat On Alert As Cyclonic Storm Vayu Closes In Gujarat Cyclone Updates: A heavy rainfall warning has been issued in parts of Gujarat in the next few days and Cyclone Vayu is expected to hit Gujarat coast on June 13....
08:51 2019-06-11

| Sudan closes Al-Jazeera office in Khartoum - channel Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station said on its website, adding that its staff members' work permits had also been withdrawn....
14:00 2019-05-31

Microsoft closes its 'specialty stores' in mall kiosks Microsoft has closed its remaining specialty stores, or in-mall kiosks, and appears to be consolidating its retail presence around full-fledged brick-and-mortar stores....
03:34 2019-06-05

Turquoise Valley Disc Golf closes its doors BISBEE, Ariz. – The Turquoise Valley Disc Golf announced on Facebook Tuesday that the course will be closing down effective immediately. According to TVDG, the current owner and developer, Josep...
10:00 2019-06-05

Israel closes Gaza's waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military says it is taking the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip's offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen until further notice in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recen...
02:00 2019-06-13

Sephora Closes All U.S. Stores for 1-Hour ‘Inclusion Workshop’ (NEW YORK) — Sephora closed all of its U.S. stores for an hour Wednesday to host “inclusion workshops” for its 16,000 employees, just over a month after R&B star SZA said she had sec...
21:34 2019-06-05

Sephora closes all US stores for diversity training – but how helpful will it be? Beauty chain acts after singer SZA says she was racially profiled, but many experts are sceptical of such training’s effectivenessThe beauty chain Sephora is closing its US stores for an hour on Wedne...
15:34 2019-06-05

David Luiz tips Hudson-Odoi to fill Hazard void and be Chelsea legend • ‘He has the talent one day to be like Eden,’ defender says• Brazilian also backs manager: ‘Maurizio has connected with us’David Luiz has insisted there will be life after Eden Hazard at Chelsea and ...
13:34 2019-05-30

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authorities said....
06:51 2019-05-23

As Cyclone Vayu Closes In, Gujarat Authorities Get Disaster Ready Gujarat Cyclone Vayu to hit the state coast on June 13. The Chief Minister said that the entire coastline, starting from Kutch to south Gujarat, has been put on "high alert"....
14:34 2019-06-11

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusual...
14:01 2019-05-25

Amazon closes down its shopping-focused Instagram rival Spark Amazon Spark, the e-commerce giant's social network, has seemingly shut down after only a couple of years. If you don't even know what it is, we don't blame you. You can think of it as ...
01:00 2019-06-16

Frackers Scrounge for Cash as Wall Street Closes Doors The companies behind the U.S. fracking boom are turning to asset sales, drilling partnerships and other alternative financing to supplement their cash flow....
16:17 2019-06-07

PSA: Consumer version of BBM closes today; get one year of BBMe for free You can shed a tear if you'd like because a tweet from the official BBM Twitter account reminds us that today the consumer version of BlackBerry Messenger shuts down. As we told you when the date was ...
19:00 2019-05-31

Rallying: Tanak wins in Portugal, closes gap on overall leader Ogier Estonian Ott Tanak won his second consecutive World Rally Championship round in Portugal on Sunday to trim world champion Sebastien Ogier's lead at the top of overall standings....
22:00 2019-06-02

RPT-Brookfield closes in on 50% of Spain's X-Elio in $585 mln solar deal- sources Canadian asset manager Brookfield is close to sealing a deal with U.S. infrastructure fund KKR and Spain's Ribera family to buy a 50% stake in solar group X-Elio, according to three sources with knowl...
13:17 2019-05-30

Universal water park closes early, workers taken to hospital ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Volcano Bay water park at Universal Orlando Resort closed early Sunday and at least four workers were taken to hospitals for what theme park officials say were “technica...
21:34 2019-06-03

Brookfield closes in on 50% of Spain's X-Elio in $585 mln solar deal- sources Canadian asset manager Brookfield is close to sealing a deal with U.S. infrastructure fund KKR and Spain's Ribera family to buy a 50% stake in solar group X-Elio, according to three sources with knowl...
22:17 2019-05-29

Jennifer Hudson surprises crowd, honors Aretha Franklin at 2019 Pulitzer Prize luncheon Hudson took the stage at the end of the program as a surprise guest, closing the show with a musical performance honoring the Queen of Soul.        ...
00:17 2019-05-29

Jennifer Hudson Honors Aretha Franklin's Legacy at Pulitzer Prize Ceremony With 'Amazing Grace' An icon. A legend. A superstar. Aretha Franklin racked up plenty of honors when she was still with us throughout her many years in the entertainment industry. Even her homegoing—her funeral—was more a...
00:00 2019-05-29

NHL closes investigation of Evgeny Kuznetsov video with no punishment for Capitals center The NHL found "no basis to question" Kuznetsov's account of a social media post that showed him in a hotel room with what appeared to be illegal drugs. Kuznetsov has maintained he did not use the subs...
18:17 2019-05-31

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad The elimination of the Office of International Climate and Technology is another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on global warming policy....
03:01 2019-05-22

TRAFFIC: Car hits power pole, closes south side intersection TUCSON – A south side intersection is closed after a vehicle struck a power pole Wednesday afternoon. According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, northbound 12th Avenue is shut down from Nebraska to Wyoming streets...
23:34 2019-06-12

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
06:34 2019-05-22

James Holzhauer’s Jeopardy! Winnings Hit $2 Million as He Closes In on Ken Jennings’ Record (Bloomberg) — “Jeopardy!” contestant James Holzhauer is closing in on a record $2.5 million haul set 15 years ago. Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, topped $2 ...
00:51 2019-05-26

UPDATE 1-Hudson's Bay posts wider-than-expected loss on fewer stores, lower sales at Lord & Taylor Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co on Thursday posted a wider-than-expected loss and a 3.3% fall in first-quarter revenue as it closed some stores and sales at its Lord & Taylor unit f...
15:01 2019-06-13

Mold discovery at Seattle Children’s Hospital closes operating rooms, officials say Seattle Children’s Hospital closed several operating rooms and is contacting the families of about 3,000 children who’ve had recent procedures after a common type of mold was detected in the facility ...
17:00 2019-05-22

Our Riverdale podcast closes the curtains on a crazy season with character superlatives and a call from mom School’s out for summer on Riverdale, but Dial M For Maple returns to the halls fo Riverdale High for one final look at the show’s wildest season yet. Hosts Marah and Cameron revisit the season’s high...
17:17 2019-06-06

US closes Texas processing center amid flu outbreak after teen migrant's death U.S. border agents temporarily closed a main processing center for migrants in southern Texas Tuesday, one day after authorities said a 16-year-old from Guatemala died after being diagnosed with the f...
09:51 2019-05-22

RuPaul’s Drag Race closes a mixed season with a solid, satisfying finale After starting strong, with an engaging group of queens and lots of potential in the air, season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race petered out in its closing episodes. To make up for its underwhelming late-sea...
09:34 2019-05-31

Chelsea players Antonio Rudiger, Ross Barkley and Callum Hudson-Odoi all convicted of speeding on the A3 in the space of four days EXCLUSIVE: Three players convicted ahead of team's Europa League win Centre-back Antonio Rudiger could face driving ban after being caught at over 100mph...
15:34 2019-06-05

Iran closes hundreds of restaurants for 'illegal music and debauchery,' other violations of 'Islamic principles' Iranian police shut down more than 500 restaurants and cafes in Tehran for not observing “Islamic principles” including modesty, the capital city's police chief announced Saturday....
07:51 2019-06-10

Universal's Volcano Bay water park briefly closes after visitors report electric shocks Universal Studios' Volcano Bay water park at closed early on Sunday due to a technical issue that left guests complaining about electric shocks.        ...
19:17 2019-06-04

This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. This 24 Hours of Lemons race team built a replica of Mario Andretti’s first race car, a 1948 Hudson. I am amazed at the deep cut of automotive history this team chose as its theme, and wish the driver...
11:00 2019-06-08

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri closes in on Juventus move as Eden Hazard's Real Madrid transfer dream is delayed Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri hopes to be appointed Juventus manager this week, but Eden Hazard's wish to secure a dream move to Real Madrid before tomorrow have been dashed....
12:17 2019-06-03

CBOE Stock Exchange Completes Acquisition of National Stock Exchange CHICAGO, January 9, 2012 - CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that it completed the acquisition of all-electronic National Stock Exchange (NSX) on December 30. The acquisition, approved by the...
09:51 2019-05-23

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO says smaller stores are the future (as it closes 3 of its largest stores) While Abercrombie & Fitch is planning to close three more of its flagship retail locations, it's opening additional smaller-format stores in a bid to keep traffic growing....
18:34 2019-05-29

Spoiler alert: 'NCIS' closes Season 16 with huge guest shocker Spoiler alert: 'NCIS' closed its 16th season with a surprise that should make many of the CBS drama's viewers happy.        ...
09:34 2019-05-22

Hudson: Aretha's 'presence was always there' Jennifer Hudson performs in honor of Aretha Franklin as she receives a posthumous Pulitzer Prize in New York. (May 29)        ...
13:00 2019-05-29

Dad goes viral for giving hundreds of hugs at Pittsburgh Pride parade One Pennsylvania man has gone viral on social media for sharing the story of his bittersweet exchanges with two strangers at the Pittsburg Pride parade....
02:17 2019-06-14

China beat South Africa to send Germany and France through China striker Li Ying scored the only goal in a crucial 1-0 victory over South Africa in a women’s World Cup Group B clash at the Parc des Princes on Thursday, a result that ensured Germany and France...
02:17 2019-06-14

Bar scales back 'free shot per goal' promotion after U.S. 13-0 win A Miami bar that offered customers "free shots" for every goal scored by the United States at the Women's World Cup has scaled back its offer in the wake of the team's record-breaking 13-0 thrashing o...
02:17 2019-06-14

My Little Pony brings lesbians to Equestria – just in time for pride week Australian conservative commentator Lyle Shelton has taken a stand against tiny cartoon pony same-sex couple – but news is welcomed by mostAn upcoming episode of My Little Pony will feature the show’s...
02:34 2019-06-14

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
02:34 2019-06-14

What it takes to be a $200,000-a-year nanny Child care positions aren't usually thought of as high-paying jobs. But with wealthier families seeking nannies that are trained in newborn care, child development or languages, it's becoming more com...
02:51 2019-06-14

801 Workers Died Cleaning Sewers Since 1993: Central Panel Chief As many as 801 sanitation workers have died while cleaning sewers in the country since 1993, said Manhar Valjibhai Zala, chairperson, National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK), Thursday....
03:17 2019-06-14

Prosecutor: Wisconsin officers justified in deadly shooting APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Prosecutors say two Wisconsin officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who got in a gunfight with police that left a city firefighter dead in the crossfire. Outaga...
03:51 2019-06-14

Beach concerts at Jersey shore town cancelled for the birds SANDY HOOK, N.J. (AP) — A concert series on a popular New Jersey beach is cancelled this summer to protect dozens of shorebirds nesting there. Piping plovers usually only visit Sandy Hook but this yea...
03:51 2019-06-14

The Latest: Man charged with LA deputy killing goes to court LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Utah man being charged with killing a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 3:35 p.m. A Utah man has appeared in court on charges of killing a...
03:51 2019-06-14

Video shows Texas officers fatally shooting man inside truck FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth police have released body camera footage of officers fatally shooting a man who ignored repeated police orders to drop his handgun. Police Chief Ed Kraus on Thursda...
03:51 2019-06-14

They’re Coming Baaack: The Boondocks Is Returning to TV — With Series Creator Aaron McGruder on Board As a big fan of The Boondocks, the animated satire that aired in earnest on Adult Swim in the early aughts, I’ve often wondered what Huey Freeman, the show’s pint-sized “power to the people” protagoni...
03:51 2019-06-14

Forbes’ 5 Richest Rappers and What They Should Buy With Their Money Forbes released its list of the five wealthiest hip-hop stars topped by Jay-Z, who Forbes recently declared the first billionaire rapper if you don’t count Donald Trump, whose multiple rap beefs, crim...
03:51 2019-06-14

Government Watchdog Wants Kellyanne Conway Fired, but Conway Wants That Smoke: 'Let Me Know When the Jail Sentence Starts' Kellyanne Conway is a federal employee. As White House counselor, she is basically a well-paid executive branch federal employee, but a federal employee, nonetheless. So, as a White Walker affirmative...
03:51 2019-06-14

Protesters and Police Clash in Memphis After Officer-Involved Shooting North Memphis, Tenn., was in chaos Wednesday night after U.S. Marshals Service officers shot and killed a 20-year-old black man, Brandon Webber, in his family’s front yard. The killing quickly rippled...
03:51 2019-06-14

Graeme McDowell, After a Down Spell, Is in the Hunt for a 2nd U.S. Open Title The 39-year-old McDowell was ranked as low as 257th in the world this year. But he has rallied of late, and his two-under-par first round left him in contention to repeat his 2010 Open victory....
03:51 2019-06-14

Toyota will add automatic engine shut off and auto-park to all new vehicles Beginning with model year 2020, Toyota will include automatic engine shut off and auto-park features in its new vehicles. If a vehicle is left running for a predetermined amount of time, the engine wi...
04:01 2019-06-14

Elon Musk: 'The Simulation, The Simulation, The Simulation' A young woman wanted to know how much she needed to beg to take a selfie with him. A young man wanted to know if he could get his CyberPunk 2077 hat autographed. These are the kind of questions people...
04:01 2019-06-14

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a transparency report that detailed recent efforts t...
04:01 2019-06-14

Drone motors make wonderfully grungy synth music There's no shortage of ways for synthesizers to generate sounds. Generally they rely on one of two tried and true technologies -- analog or digital oscillators. Gamechanger Audio, however, went a...
04:01 2019-06-14

'Wolfenstein: Youngblood' makes me want more co-op shooters Wolfenstein: Youngblood is definitely a spin-off, not a sequel. It helps explain why the latest game in the reinvented Wolfenstein universe feels and plays so differently. When first revealed, I was i...
04:01 2019-06-14

Run for cover NYC! Innocents being shot at an alarming rate June is only half over, and already this month seven innocent bystanders have been struck by bullets, two fatally, around the city. The four-borough fusillade — only Staten Island was unscathed — incl...
04:17 2019-06-14

Trump says Canada, Mexico behind trade deal; China tariff deadline is open President Trump said he hoped Congress would quickly move to act on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, or USMCA. Canada said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with Trump on June 20....
04:34 2019-06-14

Rose ties Open mark at Pebble Beach with 65 Justin Rose, the 2011 champion, leads the U.S. Open after his first-round 65 tied the Open Scoring record at Pebble Beach on Thursday. He holds a one-shot lead entering Friday....
05:00 2019-06-14

This Wonderfully Bonkers Dutchman Built a Car You Drive From a Hammock I wasn’t previously familiar with the works of Master Milo, the Netherland’s premier organization for turning rusted-out shitboxes into genuinely bonkers vehicular wonders, but I’m glad I’m aware now....
05:34 2019-06-14

The Latest: US officials: 2nd Ortiz shooting suspect wanted SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Latest on the shooting for former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz (all times local): 9:55 p.m. U.S. prosecutors say the man suspected of shooting retired B...
05:34 2019-06-14

J.A. Happ implodes as Yankees fall to mediocre White Sox CHICAGO — J.A. Happ was cruising to a second straight start that wasn’t going to require the Yankees’ bullpen to go near the middle innings and appeared to be ready to match his season-high of seven i...
05:51 2019-06-14

Jay Williams rips Warriors for ‘misdiagnosed’ Kevin Durant injury Jay Williams believes Kevin Durant was “misdiagnosed” prior to returning to the NBA Finals and rupturing his Achilles tendon, which will likely cost him all of next season and could impact his free ag...
05:51 2019-06-14

Uber, Bird loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made bikes, scooters The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
06:00 2019-06-14

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent protests against a proposed extradition...
06:00 2019-06-14

Julian Assange Faces US Extradition Hearing In London WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday faces his first British court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request on espionage charges that have upset defenders of press freedoms......
06:17 2019-06-14

Trudeau says relationship with Metis is ‘model of what reconciliation can be’ At a meeting known as the Crown-Metis Nation Summit held in Ottawa, Trudeau said reconciliation efforts will span generations but said the government has come a long way in working with the Metis Nati...
06:17 2019-06-14

Exclusive - Business and pleasure: how Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets Jets used for corporate travel by Russian state-owned oil major Rosneft flew at least 13 times to Mallorca, Ibiza, Sardinia and the Maldives when CEO Igor Sechin or people from his social circle were ...
06:34 2019-06-14

PetSmart's Chewy gets Wall Street tails wagging with $1 billion IPO Chewy Inc said on Thursday it priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 bill...
06:34 2019-06-14

At White House, Kardashian promotes prisoner reentry effort Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
06:51 2019-06-14

Legal fight tougher for congressman as wife pleads guilty SAN DIEGO (AP) — Indicted six-term GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter has held steadfast to his contention that a corruption case against him is the result of a political witch hunt. But that argument got ...
06:51 2019-06-14

Lopez HR helps KC beat Tigers 7-3 in 1st MLB game in Omaha OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nicky Lopez hit his first major league homer in the stadium where he played college ball, Homer Bailey allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the De...
06:51 2019-06-14

Politicians admit mental health struggles Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently delivered confessions that are rare for members of Congress: They once struggled with and were treated for men...
07:00 2019-06-14

Grandmother finds tarantula in grapes before giving them to grandchildren A grandmother in England opened a box of grapes and made a horrifying discovery: a live tarantula. Gillian Shivers, from Newark, was about to give the carton of fruit to her grandchildren when she fou...
07:00 2019-06-14

Booking Holdings CEO: Data-Privacy Compliance Pushes Costs Higher Global companies are grappling with different data privacy rules in individual markets, said Glenn Fogel, chief executive of online travel company Booking Holdings....
07:17 2019-06-14

Iran rejects US blame for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions had already been high since attacks on four vessel...
07:17 2019-06-14

|3insurancequestionstoaskifyouareusingdagga Since the decriminalisation of the use and private cultivation of cannabis, there has been much discussion on how it could affect a long-term insurance claim....
07:34 2019-06-14

Photos show US sailors treating crew after attack on oil tankers New photos show US Navy sailors treating crewmembers rescued from one of the oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday. Some of the 21 crewmembers who’d been traveling on the Japanese...
08:17 2019-06-14

Notre Dame cathedral to host mass for the first time since massive blaze Mass will be held at Notre Dame this weekend, for the first time since the iconic Parisian cathedral was gutted by a fire nearly two months ago. Just 20 people are expected to take part in the service...
08:17 2019-06-14

OnePlus 7 Pro Almond Colour Variant to Go on Sale in India Today OnePlus 7 Pro Almond colour variant is all set to go on sale today in India. The phone will be available starting at 12pm (noon) via Amazon India, OnePlus.in, OnePlus exclusive physical retailers, and...
08:51 2019-06-14

Government Cuts Employees' State Insurance Contribution Rate To 4% The reduced rates will take effect from July 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labour said in a release. It would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh employers....
08:51 2019-06-14

Argentine soccer equality fight makes English appreciative Once the messages from home arrived, Argentina midfielder Ruth Bravo truly grasped the scale of the team's achievement at the World Cup       ...
09:00 2019-06-14

Skoda Scala SE L1.6 TDI 2019 UK review With right-hand drive models due later this year, we drive a left-hooker on UK roads for the first time It’s a diesel engined example of Skoda’s new Scala, which we’ve already driven in flagship 1.5...
09:00 2019-06-14

Rose rides hot putter to U.S. Open lead Justin Rose rode a red-hot putter to an opening round of six-under-par 65 and a one-shot lead at the U.S Open on Thursday while Tiger Woods and two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka turned in scra...
09:00 2019-06-14

Xi says China will promote steady ties with Iran Chinese President Xi Jinping told Iran's president on Friday that China will promote steady development of ties with Iran no matter how the situation changes, Chinese state media said....
09:17 2019-06-14

Le Mans 24 Hours: Kobayashi seals pole in all Toyota front row Toyota locked out its expected one-two on the 2019 Le Mans 24 Hours grid after a disrupted final qualifying that prevented an early rush for fastest laps...
09:34 2019-06-14

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His testimony has resonated around the country....
10:00 2019-06-14

Put the world on mute – absolute silence is a divine state | Hannah Jane Parkinson Lying on my back in a cyan sea, both ears underwater, I felt every problem I had could sink into the sand and bury itselfNot many people have heard of misophonia – which is ironic, because it has ever...
10:51 2019-06-14

The best dresses for all ages – in pictures The perfect summer dress is not a one-size-fits-all affair. Long sleeves, maxi lengths, classic black, bold prints – we all have our go-to favourites. Accessorise with graphic sunglasses in an ice-cre...
10:51 2019-06-14

CRPF Commando Injured In IED Blast By Naxals Dies At AIIMS Delhi A CRPF commando, who was wounded in an IED blast by the Naxals in Jharkhand last month, succumbed to his injuries at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi, an official said on today....
10:51 2019-06-14

Aparna Sen Appeals To "Mother" Mamata Banerjee As Doctors' Strike Worsens The strike in Kolkata, which is now in its third day, has affected multiple services in the government's state-run hospitals, including emergency wards, outdoor facilities and pathological units. A......
10:51 2019-06-14

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandate for schoolchildren State lawmakers vote to repeal exemption amid country’s worst measles outbreak in decadesNew York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the country...
10:51 2019-06-14

Euphoria review – dizzying high school drama is one of year's best Zendaya plays a student battling addiction in a Drake-produced series that manages to bring both style and substanceDespite the 13-plus reasons why Netflix teen series 13 Reasons Why was unquestionabl...
10:51 2019-06-14

Grenfell Tower fire survivors plead for urgent change as they gather to mark the two-year anniversary of tragedy Landmarks light up green to mark tragedy ++++ Hundreds of candles lit in tearful vigil at Grenfell Tower Over 300 tower blocks still covered in danger cladding Wreath laying, second vigil and silent m...
11:34 2019-06-14

Uber's IPO Was Just a Bump in the Road, Top Executive Says Uber staff remain focused on global expansion following last month’s initial public offering, said Brooks Entwistle, the company’s chief international business officer....
11:34 2019-06-14

Scientists Interview A Lot Of Exes, Confirm You Probably Do Have A 'Type' According to new research, when it comes to romantic partners, most people do have a "type," personality-wise. The study, by a pair of psychologists at the University of Toronto, arrives at its......
11:51 2019-06-14

Furry head of ice age wolf found in Siberian permafrost A 40,000-year-old wolf found in Siberia was bigger than its modern-day descendants. Kept cold in the permafrost, the wolf's fur, ears, brain and teeth had been preserved since the day it died in the A...
12:00 2019-06-14

Ky. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Executive Order FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of Governor Matt Bevin’s re-organization of several boards and committees that oversee public education. That...
12:00 2019-06-14

Warmer But Eventually Stormier Father’s Day Weekend If Dad’s in the mood to BBQ this weekend, tell him to light it up early! Scattered showers & storms are likely the closer to Father’s Day we get. We’re mostly sunny and spectacular F...
12:00 2019-06-14

Vietnam police seize 7.5 tons of ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wild animal trafficking cases. Vietnam News Agency reported the 3.5 tons of iv...
12:00 2019-06-14

China raises anti-dumping duties on some US, EU steel tubes and pipes China said on Friday that it was raising anti-dumping duties on certain alloy-steel seamless tubes and pipes used at utilities and imported from the United States and the European Union....
12:00 2019-06-14

Honor 20 Review Honor 20 has 'the best budget flagship' crown in its sight, but does it pack enough brawn to rise above its rivals? We find the answer in our review....
12:17 2019-06-14

Hong Kongers Alarmed by Google Translation Gaffe Hong Kong social media lit up on Friday when protesters noticed Google's translation software was briefly churning out a rather odd suggestion during a week...
12:17 2019-06-14

All You Need to Know About Toy Story 4, Out Next Week in India Toy Story 4 release date in India, cast, review embargo, trailer, characters, tickets, and more - here's all you need to know about the latest Pixar movie....
12:17 2019-06-14

| WATCH: US man sentenced to death for killing his five children An American convicted of killing his five small children has been sentenced to death, even after his ex-wife asked jurors to spare his life because the kids loved him. WATCH NOW....
12:17 2019-06-14

The Vaping Congressman's Wife Has Flipped California Rep. Duncan Hunter is truly the worst: he’s a racist who has repeatedly defended war criminals, and lest we forget, VAPED ON THE FLOOR OF CONGRESS....
12:34 2019-06-14

|MusktoTeslashareholders:Consumerdemandisnotaproblem Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk dismissed concerns about demand for his company’s trademark electric vehicles, telling shareholders at the company’s annual meeting Tuesday that sales this quar...
13:00 2019-06-14

Telenovela star Edith González dies at 54 of ovarian cancer Mexican telenovela star Edith González died Thursday, three years after sharing her ovarian cancer diagnosis.        ...
13:17 2019-06-14

Women's World Cup: Marta has record to rival Brazil legends Ronaldo and Pele Marta became the first player - male or female - to score in five different World Cups. But how does she compare to Brazilian greats such as Pele and Ronaldo?...
13:17 2019-06-14

My life in sex: ‘I have always loved spanking women’s bottoms’ Away from spanking, I’m a light-hearted, mild-mannered chapThis morning, I visited my next-door neighbour and spanked her. Afterwards, I drove down the motorway and spanked another woman, whom I visit...
13:17 2019-06-14

Automakers eye VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Automakers have long focused on getting drivers to sit tight and pay attention to the road. Now, as the industry moves to self-driving cars and drivers become passengers, they face a new challenge: ta...
13:34 2019-06-14

China beats South Africa 1-0 to set up decider vs. Spain China is back on track at the Women's World Cup, tied for second in Group B after a 1-0 victory in South Africa, and focused on it goal of moving into the next round of the tournament....
13:51 2019-06-14

Jeremy Hunt: 'What would Churchill say of Johnson hiding away?' Second-placed Tory leadership contender challenges frontrunner to face scrutinyFollow the day’s political developments - liveJeremy Hunt has invoked the memory of Winston Churchill, asking what the wa...
13:51 2019-06-14

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three...
14:00 2019-06-14

Deposit scheme could dramatically reduce plastic waste – report Analysis says DRS would stop thousands of tonnes of waste entering English rivers and seaA comprehensive deposit return scheme in England could prevent 6,600 tonnes of plastic waste entering rivers an...
14:00 2019-06-14

Blame Utilities for Wildfires. But Blame Everyone Else Too California is built to burn—explosively. Given we can’t depopulate the entire state, what has made the wildfire problem so bad, and how do we fix it?...
14:34 2019-06-14

Britney Spears, family granted 5-year restraining order against former manager Britney Spears and her family were granted a 5-year restraining order against Sam Lutfi, during which Jamie Spears testified.        ...
14:34 2019-06-14

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill vowed further demonstrations after hundreds of thou...
14:51 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a government proposal to reform pensions, umbrella union gr...
14:51 2019-06-14

Buyout tycoon Hands in care home sale talks Guy Hands, one of Britain's most prominent financiers, is in talks to sell a disputed portfolio of two dozen care homes to a specialist real estate investor for more than £200m....
15:17 2019-06-14

Ryanair 'hikes fares with rip-off exchange rates' Holidaymakers who book Ryanair flights from abroad are paying inflated fares after being slapped with rip-off exchange rates, a consumer group has said....
15:17 2019-06-14

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview br...
15:17 2019-06-14

Fortnite Fortbyte 49 Found in Trog’s ice cave Location - Season 9 Guide Found in Trog’s ice cave is the latest Fortbyte 49 challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
15:34 2019-06-14

How the Oman tanker attack played out The attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the oil-rich region and raises concerns of a potential ...
15:34 2019-06-14

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem....
15:51 2019-06-14

U.S. retail sales rise solidly in May; April data revised up U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that could ease fears the economy was slowing down sharply in the second...
15:51 2019-06-14

Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law Some Hong Kong tycoons have started moving personal wealth offshore as concern deepens over a local government plan to allow extraditions of suspects to face trial in China for the first time, accordi...
15:51 2019-06-14

How an Obama Fed appointee is scuttling Wall Street's bid to ease rules As a U.S. Federal Reserve governor, Lael Brainard gets only one vote on proposals that come before the central bank's board. Over the past year, she has used it to combat the Trump administration's ef...
15:51 2019-06-14

India minister says confident airline capacity problems will be solved India's new civil aviation minister said on Friday he is confident that airline capacity shortage problems following the grounding of Jet Airways Ltd will be solved, in the government's first comment...
15:51 2019-06-14

World Cup 2019: Hosting A Game Night At Home? Impress Your Guests With These Caramel Bread Popcorns Cricket World Cup 2019: Be it a movie night, game night, or a family get-together, there is one delight that happens to complement almost all the occasions - popcorns....
15:51 2019-06-14

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

‘Sporadic’ attacks from Iran could spike oil prices, says US think tank Oil prices rose as much as 4% on Thursday following attacks on two tanker ships off the coast of Iran, which the U.S. has blamed on Tehran.       ...
16:00 2019-06-14

Officials: Memphis man Brandon Webber was a 'violent' fugitive Authorities say a Tennessee man shot and killed by U.S. Marshals this week, in an incident that led to backlash in Memphis, was the prime suspect in a shooting and car theft....
16:01 2019-06-14

Flag Day is June 14: Here's what you need to know about flag etiquette Since 1942, the United States has followed the U.S. Flag Code, a long list of rules and guidelines for displaying and respecting the American flag.        ...
16:17 2019-06-14

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated ...
16:17 2019-06-14

Carry-on bag ignites at West Virginia airport checkpoint Authorities at a West Virginia airport say a passenger’s carry-on bag ignited as it was going through a security checkpoint.       ...
16:17 2019-06-14

Trump says he will not fire Kellyanne Conway over Hatch Act violation – live President said aide is ‘just a great person’ on Fox & Friends Trump accuses ex-White House counsel McGahn of lying under oathSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.07pm BST The US mil...
16:17 2019-06-14

Sarah Sanders' tenure as press secretary ended long before her exit The departing White House spokeswoman, who has not held a press briefing in months, spun a web of deceit in her role“You’re fired!”Donald Trump was joking when he barked these words at his press secre...
16:17 2019-06-14

Lessons from Dad: The best money advice CNBC anchors received from their fathers Parents have a big influence on their kids, including when it comes to money. With Father's Day just around the corner, we asked our CNBC anchors and reporters for the best money advice they rece...
16:34 2019-06-14

Huawei's $1 billion patent demand from Verizon is not ransom money (results) image: XinhuaIn light of the revelations that Huawei's patent licensing chief has sent a letter to Verizon asking for a cool $1 billion in exchange for granting access to the company's 4G/5G network a...
16:34 2019-06-14

Huawei P30 Pro got a big camera update to tame the yellow pixels, did it work? For the first time in smartphone history, Huawei took a chance, and addressed the weakest point of mobile cameras - night and low-light shots - by employing unorthodox color mask in its flagship P30 s...
16:34 2019-06-14

Oh no, now the foldable Huawei Mate X is also delayed (by a whopping three months) After several years of steady, impressive growth in the global smartphone market, Huawei is seeing the very survival of its core businesses threatened by political tensions between the US and China. A...
16:34 2019-06-14

The OnePlus 7 Pro's 90 Hz screen will sometimes silently switch down to 60 Hz One of the OnePlus 7 Pro's defining features and major selling points is its 90 Hz display. The extra-fast refresh rate allows for animations to be buttery smooth giving you a kind of a "soap opera ef...
16:34 2019-06-14

Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit VATICAN CITY (AP) — Major oil producers commit to supporting ‘economically meaningful’ carbon pricing regimes after Vatican climate summit. The post Major oil producers commit to supportin...
16:34 2019-06-14

Capitals trade Niskanen to Flyers for Gudas, clear cap space WASHINGTON (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired defenseman Matt Niskanen from the Washington Capitals for defenseman Radko Gudas. Philadelphia is retaining 30 percent of Gudas’ salary in...
16:34 2019-06-14

Gynecologists in Germany fined for abortion advertising BERLIN (AP) — A German court has fined two gynecologists for violating a ban on advertising abortions, the first such case to be tried since the rules were loosened earlier this year. The Berlin distr...
16:34 2019-06-14

Gorilla back in Cincinnati Zoo after long California stay CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says a 37-year-old male silverback gorilla is safely back home some 28 years after he went to California. The zoo says Ndume (nnn-DOO’-may) arrived Friday mo...
16:34 2019-06-14

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and burning his body. The Tuscal...
16:34 2019-06-14

Family: Baby cut from slain Chicago woman’s womb has died CHICAGO (AP) — Spokeswomen for the family of a slain Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb with a butcher knife says the infant boy has died. Family spokeswoman Cecilia Garcia confirmed a fam...
16:34 2019-06-14

Pope warns oil execs of need for “rapid” energy transition VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming pla...
16:34 2019-06-14

Tennessee coach filmed rubbing girl’s back to change schools EAGLEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime Tennessee high school baseball coach is being stripped of his coaching duties and sent to another school over a video of him rubbing a female student’s back. ...
16:34 2019-06-14

EU hails draft deal to boost US beef imports BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission says it’s reached an agreement with the United States to allow more hormone-free U.S. beef onto the European market. The commission said Friday the “...
16:34 2019-06-14

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemen dagger CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was detained at the Cairo airport for carrying a traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage. Customs officials say the man, a dual U.S.-Yemeni natio...
16:34 2019-06-14

How to Climb Across Monkey Bars Monkey bars were hard enough when I was a kid. But this week I tried them again, older, wiser, and with more muscle than I had back in the day. And you know what? They’re still really, really hard....
16:34 2019-06-14

South Yorkshire police to change approach to football after heavy criticism • Force accused of violent, dangerous policing at Sheffield derby• Launch of new policy seen by experts as nationally significantSouth Yorkshire police is to change its approach to policing football a...
16:51 2019-06-14

Google's listing reveals key specs of the Vivo Z1 Pro Some of the key specifications of the upcoming Vivo Z1 Pro have been revealed by a Google ad listing. This was first reported by Smartprix along with a screenshot of the Flipkart ad listing. The Vivo ...
16:51 2019-06-14

Huawei is putting ads on its smartphone lock screens with no warning Huawei has had a rough few months, and things appear to be getting worse as multiple reports across the web claim the Chinese manufacturer has now pushed ads to the lock screens of its phones without ...
16:51 2019-06-14

Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge’s returns are on horizon CHICAGO — Considering how many injuries the Yankees have suffered and the number of setbacks their players have incurred while working back to the big leagues, it is never safe to say anyone is a lock...
16:51 2019-06-14

Searching for one positive sign from faltering Yankees rotation CHICAGO — The question that popped into one slightly jet-lagged mind (we sat on the tarmac for a while) as the Yankees slogged through a 5-4 loss to the White Sox on Thursday night at Guaranteed Rate ...
16:51 2019-06-14

David Ortiz’s daughter: My dad hasn’t ‘complained once’ since shooting David Ortiz’s daughter thanked his fans in a social media post and said her father “hasn’t complained once” since he was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Alexandria Ortiz posted several photo...
16:51 2019-06-14

Updates From Stranger Things, Bill & Ted 3, and More The wild Clifford the Big Red Dog movie keeps adding to its cast. Buddy claims another Pixar pal in the latest Child’s Play poster. Plus what’s to come on Dark and iZombie, a new Black Christmas remak...
17:00 2019-06-14

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a new interview with the NASA administrator Jim Bridens...
17:00 2019-06-14

Gold Discounts At Five-Month High In India Dealers in India, which is also the world's second biggest bullion consumer, were offering a discount of $7 an ounce over official domestic prices, the highest since mid-January....
17:01 2019-06-14

Blaque: How a forgotten R&B trio rescued their album from oblivion Blaque had the world at their feet but a double tragedy left them struggling to release their musicThere was a moment, around the turn of the millennium, where everything went Blaque. Discovered by Li...
17:17 2019-06-14

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next year – and require utmost vigilance from investors....
17:34 2019-06-14

|TheonlypeoplemissingatStateCapturehearingsaretheonesaccused While scores of witnesses have recounted how bribes were paid to senior officials and billions of rands looted from state coffers, hardly any of those implicated in wrongdoing have testified....
17:51 2019-06-14

|EFFdecries'disproportionatelyhigh'R500000damagestoManuel The EFF has argued before the High Court that the R500 000 damages claim awarded to Trevor Manuel in a defamation case against the party is "disproportionately high"....
17:51 2019-06-14

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce gender inequality. Adverts containing stereotypes ...
18:00 2019-06-14

U.S., Iran Trade Accusations in Wake of Tanker Attacks Iran rejected American allegations that it was behind an attack on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman, deflecting blame for an incident that has again ratcheted up fears of military conflict....
18:00 2019-06-14

Canada is 'feeling the love' of Raptors' NBA win And breathe. The Drake curse is over. More poignantly, the rapper and the Toronto Raptors most recognizable fan quickly summed up the depth of feeling in the Canadian city -- and Canada -- after the t...
18:00 2019-06-14

HDHomeRun for Roku gives cordcutters access to live TV HDHomeRun is giving cordcutters a new way to watch live TV through their Roku device. Its developer, Silicondust has released a Roku channel for the service called HDHomeRun OTA Live. At the moment, i...
18:17 2019-06-14

The Engadget Staff on ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ Netflix has lots of old TV shows in its library, but few of them have received as much attention and promotion as this one. A 24-year-old Japanese cartoon about giant robots fighting monsters hardly s...
18:17 2019-06-14

Airbnb wants to sell you rock climbing and camping trips Want an exciting holiday without having to plan it yourself? Airbnb wants to sell you more than just a place to stay. The newly launched Airbnb Adventures offers all-in-one trips to locations around t...
18:17 2019-06-14

Tech Players Confront Long List of Challenges in U.S.-China Trade Fight The feud is challenging the technology industry in areas including financial deals, hardware supply and talent recruitment, though some players are finding bright spots, executives said at The Wall St...
18:17 2019-06-14

Solid U.S. retail sales offer economy some respite U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that could ease fears the economy was slowing down sharply in the second...
18:34 2019-06-14

July 4th food! Hot dog and hamburger consumption by state With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But what state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers? Find out.       ...
18:34 2019-06-14

Scout thinks Tim Tebow has 'reached his top' as minor league season nears All-Star break While the New York Mets have kept the faith that Tim Tebow will eventually make the major leagues, one scout wondered whether a past injury and better competition are impeding his progress....
18:34 2019-06-14

Kemba Walker says he's willing to take less than supermax contract to stay with Charlotte Hornets Kemba Walker is expected to be one of the most intriguing free-agent point guards to hit the market once the NBA free agency period opens later this month....
18:34 2019-06-14

In the era of player power, the Raptors' NBA dynasty may be over before it begins Toronto brought in Kawhi Leonard to win a title quickly, and he could be gone by the end of the summer. Other teams will be willing to take similar risksIt took titanic performances from Kyle Lowry an...
18:51 2019-06-14

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....
18:51 2019-06-14

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsu...
18:51 2019-06-14

Best wireless earbuds: the best Bluetooth earbuds and earphones in 2019 You'd be forgiven for thinking Bluetooth headphones aren't as good as wired ones. That's because, back in the day, Bluetooth wasn't a great way to listen to your favorite music.&#x...
18:51 2019-06-14

Chicago Photographer Heroically Avoids Being Retraumatized By Ugly First Pitch Just a couple of weeks ago, Chicago photographer Darren Georgia narrowly avoided a serious bump on his face during a ceremonial first pitch gone awry. Mere milliseconds after his flash captured a Whit...
19:17 2019-06-14

Teacher gives student shoes off his own feet moments before graduation A Virginia teacher gave the shoes off his own feet to a graduating fifth grader — whose own footwear busted just as he was about to walk across the stage, according to a new report. The boy was ...
19:34 2019-06-14

9-year-old girl set herself on fire while playing with lighter: officials A 9-year-old Florida girl accidentally set herself on fire while playing with a lighter and a bottle of rubbing alcohol, authorities said. The Fort Lauderdale girl had second-degree burns on her arms ...
19:34 2019-06-14

Trump now says he would report dirt from foreign countries to the FBI President Trump on Friday said he would “absolutely” report political dirt provided by a foreign country to the FBI — but only if it’s “incorrect or badly stated.” “Of course you give it t...
19:34 2019-06-14

Trump turns 73: Ivanka, Eric wish their dad a happy birthday, share pics Ivanka Trump is wishing her father, President Donald Trump, a happy birthday, taking to Twitter to celebrate her dad.        ...
19:34 2019-06-14

McLaren 720S Spider 2019 UK review Super Series McLaren joins the roadster ranks to rival drop-tops from Ferrari and Lamborghini. We drive it in the UK for the first time There are lots of big numbers associated with the McLaren 720S...
19:51 2019-06-14

Cocktail of the week: The Courtyard's American Beauty | The Good Mixer If you’re wondering where the summer’s gone, you’ll find it in this sunny, cucumber-infused take on G&T with lemon and apple juice Summer in a glass. For the syrup, use a cucumber-flavoured tonic wate...
20:17 2019-06-14

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere.Read More...
20:17 2019-06-14

Russian misinformation campaign targeted voters in EU’s 2019 elections European Union officials found that "Russian sources" were at the heart of ongoing efforts to sow division, suppress turnout, and influence voters.Read More...
20:17 2019-06-14

Travel influencers detail 'dangerous' Dominican Republic experience, respond to backlash Great Escape bloggers Cora and Jay Smith say they are speaking out again about her 2018 sexual assault in the Dominican Republic to warn others.       ...
20:17 2019-06-14

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small to...
20:17 2019-06-14

Shinzo Abe's humiliating mission in Iran was doomed to fail Japan’s prime minister isn’t the first leader to regret trying to do Trump a favor – but he must have known he was taking a riskShinzo Abe’s trip to Tehran this week turned out to be one of more ill-f...
20:17 2019-06-14

Cricket World Cup: England's Jofra Archer takes two wickets in two balls v West Indies Jofra Archer dismisses Nicholas Pooran and Sheldon Cottrell in consecutive balls to leave West Indies 202-8 in the World Cup group game at Southampton....
20:34 2019-06-14

How our desk jobs and smartphone addictions are warping our skeletons Modern life has us working longer hours than ever and staring at our phones 24/7 — which has dire consequences for our brains and bodies. From crooked teeth to narrower elbows, the way we live t...
20:34 2019-06-14

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to......
20:34 2019-06-14

Strong U.S. retail sales improve economy's fortunes U.S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that eased fears the economy was slowing down sharply in the second quar...
20:34 2019-06-14

VW to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a...
20:34 2019-06-14

Got an antibiotic prescription from your dentist? Chances are, it might be unnecessary (Reuters Health) - More than three-quarters of antibiotic prescriptions written by dentists before dental procedures are unnecessary and might do more harm than good, a new U.S. study found....
20:34 2019-06-14

India Lodges Protest With Pak Over Refusal To Grant Visa To 87 Pilgrims India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over its refusal to grant visa to 87 Indian pilgrims who wanted to visit the neighbouring country to observe the death anniversary of fifth Sikh Guru......
20:51 2019-06-14

BJD Plans Special Status Demand With Nitish Kumar, Jagan Reddy's Parties To push its demand for special category status for Odisha, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is planning to join hands with the YSR Congress and the JD(U) in Parliament and raise their voice unitedly....
20:51 2019-06-14

PM Modi, Imran Khan Exchange Pleasantries At SCO Summit: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan's Imran Khan exchanged pleasantries on Day 2 of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation or SCO summit in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek, sources said this......
20:51 2019-06-14

Equestrian coach, rider Robert Gage dies by suicide after recent SafeSport ban for misconduct Robert Gage, a three-time World Cup Grand Prix equestrian rider, was banned by SafeSport, which investigates allegations of abuse in Olympic sports.       ...
21:17 2019-06-14

Padres closer Kirby Yates finds saving grace in San Diego Ten years ago, no one in baseball wanted him. Today, Kirby Yates is the envy of every team who now wants to trade for him.       ...
21:17 2019-06-14

'You've got to be kidding': Warriors stunned by injuries to Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson While the Warriors gave the Raptors credit and didn't use injuries as an excuse, they were taken aback by Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant going down.       ...
21:17 2019-06-14

Buffalo Bills sign 3rd-round pick, tight end Dawson Knox The Buffalo Bills have their entire 2019 draft class under contract after signing rookie tight end Dawson Knox to a four-year deal       ...
21:17 2019-06-14

How to Get Back Into Motorcycles After a Long Break From Riding The Craigslist ad was for a mint-condition 1997 Honda ST1100, with an aftermarket seat, a tall windscreen, and new tires. I saw from the background in the photos that the bike was parked in front of a...
21:17 2019-06-14

Harry Reid wants hearings on what the military knows about UFOs: 'They would be surprised how the American public would accept it' Nearly two years after it was reported that the Pentagon set up a secret program to investigate UFOs at the request of former Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid, the former Senator is clamoring for Congr...
21:17 2019-06-14

US farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on HAYSVILLE, Kansas – A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was ille...
21:34 2019-06-14

James Garner had a big heart for dogs; Daughter Gigi kicks off animal rescue fund in his name James Garner, who died five years ago, never met a dog he didn't love. His daughter honors her father with an animal rescue fund in his name.        ...
21:34 2019-06-14

Second generation Apple AirPods had weaker than expected sales in Q1 Apple's AirPods continue to dominate the true wireless "hearables" category with a larger than 50% market share. However, the second generation of the extremely popular accessory did not add to Apple'...
21:51 2019-06-14

|RamaphosameetsSARBBoardoverdeputygovernorvacancies The meeting, which took place at the Sefako Makgatho Presidential Guesthouse in Tshwane on Friday, was called to discuss vacancies which have arisen in the executive leadership of the central bank, th...
22:17 2019-06-14

Views Should Not Be Imposed: Nitish Kumar's Party On Triple Talaq Bill BJP ally Janata Dal (United) Friday opposed the triple talaq bill, which is likely to be tabled by the Narendra Modi government in the upcoming Parliament session, and said any view should not be......
22:17 2019-06-14

Girelli treble helps Italy thrash Jamaica to reach last 16 "Italy\u0027s Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday."...
22:34 2019-06-14

Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr’s trainer says rematch is a bad idea for Joshua, Valdez wants Frampton before moving up Manny Robles believes Anthony Joshua rematching Andy Ruiz Jnr will prove a big error, and Oscar Valdez has told his team to go get Carl Frampton The post Boxing News at Five: Ruiz Jnr’s trainer says r...
22:34 2019-06-14

How much money do rich families spend to get their kids into college? A CNBC survey of America’s millionaire population found that, on average, they spent less than $1,000 to increase their child’s college entrance odds.       ...
22:34 2019-06-14

Prosecutors Threw the Book at Julian Assange. Here’s How That Could Backfire Julian Assange appeared in a British court Friday in the first of what is likely to be many battles over a recently filed U.S. extradition attempt. Speaking via video link from a maximum-security pris...
22:34 2019-06-14

How Much Money Do You Need to Buy a House? When you think about what it costs to buy a home, you often consider the down payment and monthly mortgage cost. But while down payment amounts are more flexible than ever, hidden fees are waiting for...
22:51 2019-06-14

What Is the Hatch Act and How Did Kellyanne Conway Violate It? Yesterday afternoon, the Office of Special Counsel advised that President Trump fire Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, after several violations of the Hatch Act. This law limits the abilit...
22:51 2019-06-14

In 'John Wick Hex,' time is the most precious commodity "John always double-taps." Mike Bithell, the creator of John Wick Hex, is showing off the game for the first time at E3 2019, in a mirrored room at the Hotel Figueroa that feels ripped right out of T...
23:00 2019-06-14

Dueling Bond Markets Send Mixed Message on Risk U.S. bond markets sent mixed signals about risk as investors jumped back into funds that buy risky corporate debt, while Treasury bond yields hovered near record lows, reflecting concerns about slowin...
23:00 2019-06-14

Papa John's drops KPMG as its auditor, hires EY Papa John's International Inc has appointed Ernst & Young LLP as its auditor for fiscal year ending December 2019 after dropping KPMG LLP, the company said in a regulatory filing on Friday....
23:00 2019-06-14

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street ends slightly lower with Fed in focus U.S. stocks ended lower on Friday, with investors cautious going into next week's Federal Reserve meeting, while a warning from Broadcom of a broad weakening in global demand weighed on chipmakers....
23:00 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could ca...
23:00 2019-06-14

Union Vote at Volkswagen Plant in Tennessee Could Change Industry Employees are wrapping up a vote at Volkswagen’s factory in Tennessee that will determine whether the United Auto Workers union will be successful in organizing its first foreign-owned car plant in th...
23:17 2019-06-14

New leak may confirm the most controversial part of Apple’s iPhone 11 redesign There are so many exciting new smartphones set to be released in the coming months. The Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Pro are both due in August, Samsung’s horrible Galaxy Fold may also laun...
23:17 2019-06-14

It's Time For A National Conversation About Drake's Horny Watch One thing that can be said about Drake that cannot be said about a disconcertingly large number of other famous people is that it is clear why he is famous. He has done actual things—performed some hu...
23:17 2019-06-14

Alameda County Sheriff's Office Wants To Charge Raptors Exec Masai Ujiri With Battery [Update] Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri was walking onto the floor Thursday night to celebrate his team’s championship when he appeared to get in some sort of altercation with a cop. Th...
23:17 2019-06-14

Cuba Gooding Jr 'frisky but not inappropriate' says lawyer, as star denies groping woman in nightclub Cuba Gooding Jr has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman in a New York nightclub as his lawyer said the Oscar winner is "frisky but not inappropriate"....
23:34 2019-06-14

Apple CEO Cook and President Trump talk about the trade war, privacy and the power of Big Tech For two Chief Executives that have nothing in common with each other, President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook sure have a lot of meetings. Of course, both are trying to get something from the ot...
23:51 2019-06-14

UK joins US in blaming Iran for tanker attacks British officials said Friday that the Iranian military is likely responsible for damaging two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, supporting the assessment of the Trump administration....
00:00 2019-06-15

Party reveals schedule for 2-night Democratic debate this month Former Vice President Joe Biden and 2016 Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders will go head-on-head in the second night of first-round debates later this month, the party said Friday after holding a dra...
00:01 2019-06-15

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Approval, Said to Be Near, Could Undercut Challenge by States Provisions set by the Justice Department, described by people familiar with the plan, could weaken a lawsuit that 10 attorneys general filed to try to block the $26 billion deal....
00:01 2019-06-15

NYC’s scandal-plagued tech czar resigns in wake of network crash Mayor de Blasio’s tech czar resigned Friday following a damning Post report that he allowed the city’s official wireless network to crash in April despite federal warnings about a looming,...
00:17 2019-06-15

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerg...
00:17 2019-06-15

Australia's oldest things: how mind-boggling timelines meet the climate emergency | Jeff Sparrow They were here before us and should live on long afterwards. With 12 years to avert catastrophe, we need to imagine the aeons to come and consider the creatures that outlive usWilbur the tortoise has,...
00:34 2019-06-15

8,000-year-old Petroglyphs Found in the World’s Biggest Meteor Crater Scientists in South Africa have made an amazing discovery in the globe’s biggest meteor impact crater, the Vredefort Crater. While experts were studying the unique geology of the crater a number of an...
00:34 2019-06-15

“Gouda” for your spirit (WWBT) Thirteen sisters from “Our Lady of the Angels Monastery,” in Crozet, Virginia are making cheese sent from heaven. For the past 30 years, sisters from Our Lady of the Angels Monaster...
00:51 2019-06-15

Disney scores permit to launch Marvel-inspired theme park (CNBC) – With Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge officially open in California and the sister land in Florida gearing up for debut in August, Disney has already started working on its next big theme-park ...
00:51 2019-06-15

VIDEO: Father’s Day shout out from Tucson Today TUCSON – As Father’s Day approaches, the Tucson Today crew took some time to honor and celebrate the very special men in their lives. News 4 Tucson wishes all dad out there a happy Father’s Day this S...
00:51 2019-06-15

'Happy National Flip-Flop Day': Trump mocks Biden's policy shifts on Facebook: President Trump had some fun at the expense of former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday over his drastic policy shifts on abortion and immigration. ...
00:51 2019-06-15

Seems Like the Harriet Tubman Bill Was Pretty Far Along Before Steven Mnuchin Pulled the Plug Last month, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Congress that the much-anticipated $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman would be delayed by six years for technical reasons, and might not even fea...
01:00 2019-06-15

Berrettini sets up Struff semi-final in Stuttgart "Italian Matteo Berrettini cruised into the Stuttgart Open semi-finals after making light work of American Denis Kudla with a 6-3 6-3 win in just over an hour on Friday."...
01:00 2019-06-15

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil.       ...
01:00 2019-06-15

The Latest: McDowell makes 4 straight birdies at US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the second round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Graeme McDowell is making a run at another U.S. Open title at Pebble Beach. McD...
01:17 2019-06-15

No crying foul: Hogs put 2018 flub behind them on way to CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas was so close to winning its first national championship in baseball last year that Casey Martin, from his position at third base, started seeing the celebratory dogpile in ...
01:17 2019-06-15

Lions waive Roberts after trade with Patriots falls through ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions waived tight end Michael Roberts after trying to trade him to the New England Patriots. The Lions say trade conditions put Roberts back on the team’s r...
01:17 2019-06-15

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every feder...
01:17 2019-06-15

Sheriff: Fear of lawsuits is why Tennessee detective won't be fired over LGBTQ comments Knox County deputy Grayson Fritts can take a voluntary buyout, Sheriff Tom Spangler says, because Spangler fears a lawsuit from the ACLU.        ...
01:34 2019-06-15

Trump: 'Of course' I'd tell FBI of foreign dirt President Donald Trump said that "of course" he would go to the FBI or the attorney general if a foreign power offered him dirt about an opponent. It was an apparent walkback from his earlier comments...
01:34 2019-06-15

Masai Ujiri Could Be Charged in Altercation After Raptors’ Title Win, Authorities Say The head of the Toronto Raptors’ front office was involved in an altercation with a sheriff’s deputy shortly after his team won the N.B.A. championship, the authorities said....
01:51 2019-06-15

This Remote Irish Island Is Hoping To Lure New Residents A small island, three miles off the coast of Ireland, has been making efforts to attract new residents, touting its newly established internet connectivity as a draw for remote workers. Just a ferry-r...
01:51 2019-06-15

US drugmakers file lawsuit against rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed governme...
02:17 2019-06-15

The best and worst states for working dads, according to WalletHub WalletHub has ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia: the best and worst for working dads. Massachusetts is number 1, Louisiana is last.       ...
02:17 2019-06-15

E.U.: Russians interfered in our elections, too Russia conducted a “continued and sustained” disinformation campaign against Europe’s recent parliamentary elections, the European Union reported Friday in the latest sign that Russia’s high-tech effo...
02:17 2019-06-15

Idaho fires coach Don Verlin following investigation MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Idaho has fired basketball coach Don Verlin after he was placed on administrative leave following a consultant’s report that found potential NCAA violations. Idaho announced...
02:34 2019-06-15

Becca Kufrin Wants Bachelor Nations Help in Getting Rid of Arie Luyendyk Jr. Engagement Dress As the saying goes: out with the old and in with the new! Becca Kufrin is giving her closet a major overhaul by getting rid of a bunch of dresses that she wore during her time on Arie......
02:51 2019-06-15

Giada De Laurentiis Granted Restraining Order Against Alleged Stalker UPDATE: Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis has obtained a five-year civil harassment restraining order against her alleged stalker. __________ Giada had in May filed for one......
02:51 2019-06-15

Texas wins a slice of tech giant Google's $13B expansion in US Google is adding a $600 million data center in a Dallas suburb, one of three projects announced this week as the search-engine giant undertakes a $13 billion expansion in the U.S....
03:17 2019-06-15

The Best Dog Harnesses For Dogs of All Sizes Putting your dog in a harness, rather than clipping their leash to their collar, is a great way to cut down on possible injuries due to pulling. Some dogs are so excited about the prospect of going fo...
03:34 2019-06-15

Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, May Lose Its Liquor License For ethics committees and folks that care about collusion, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., just a stone’s throw from the White House, has always been a source of contention....
03:34 2019-06-15

Buy Committee: Which Electric Kettle Should I Buy? For the perfect cup of coffee, you primarily need two things: great beans and the right amount of water at the perfect temperature. The latter can be easily achieved with an electric kettle....
03:51 2019-06-15

Jim Jarmusch, who just made a zombie movie, isn't that into zombie movies Although it does have its defenders, indie-film legend Jim Jarmusch’s new zom-com The Dead Don’t Die has unfortunately been declared D.O.A. with many critics—only 52% of them gave the film a positive...
03:51 2019-06-15

What is a Google Chromebook? You’re probably on here because you’re asking yourself, “What is a Google Chromebook?” You’ve probably seen the term Chromebook thrown around on the internet, and yo...
04:17 2019-06-15

Edge may be coming to Linux During a recent AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit, the Microsoft Edge Developer team answered user's questions about its browser and even offered some details on upcoming features.However, the bigg...
04:17 2019-06-15

Three's new Samsung S10, S10e and S10 Plus big data deals are nothing short of extraordinary They say good things come in threes. Well, at the moment, good things come in threes from Three. It has just unleashed some incredible new deals on Samsung's trio of 2019 handsets, taking an inst...
04:17 2019-06-15

Trump backtracks on foreign interference comments: ‘Of course you give it to the FBI’ U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report any foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enforcement...
04:17 2019-06-15

Sources: Pats drop grievance as Texans move on The Houston Texans will no longer pursue New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio for their general manager position, the team announced Friday....
04:17 2019-06-15

Indiana man arrested for hitting Delta flight attendant on Paris flight, causing diversion A federal complaint says a man struck a flight attendant in the throat during a flight from Indianapolis International Airport to Paris.       ...
04:51 2019-06-15

'Murder Mystery': Adam Sandler's wife gave tips during the Jennifer Aniston kissing scenes Awkward. Adam Sandler's wife was on set to watch him film his Jennifer Aniston 'Murder Mystery' kissing scene. She gave tips.        ...
04:51 2019-06-15

Prosecutors to retry Kellen Winslow Jr. for rape A judge denied a defense request that former NFL player Kellen Winslow be released on $1 million bail after prosecutor said that while free on bail last January he approached an 18-year-old. The new t...
04:51 2019-06-15

Runaway golf cart injures 5 people in freak accident at US Open; two sent to hospital A vendor was loading his golf cart at Pebble Beach when a box fell onto the vehicle's accelerator and propelled the cart into a group of people.       ...
04:51 2019-06-15

NBA free agency: What are options for Raptors' Kawhi Leonard? Toronto forward is newly minted Finals MVP and helped lead the Raptors to first title in their 24-year history. But is he ready for a new challenge?       ...
04:51 2019-06-15

Hundreds gather for vigil in Memphis neighborhood where man was shot Some 300 people gathered on Friday evening for a candle-light vigil in the Memphis neighborhood where a young black man was shot dead by federal authorities as residents remained on edge following vio...
05:00 2019-06-15

Fugitive ex-priest to face Arizona child sex charges A fugitive former Catholic priest who fled to Italy and vanished after being indicted on child sex charges in Arizona in 2003 has been found and returned to Arizona, authorities said on Friday....
05:00 2019-06-15

Is NATO's future at risk over US-Turkey rift? No one is arguing against Turkey's right to buy an air defense system anywhere it wants. But the price of the Russian S-400 may be higher than Ankara anticipated — and could cost all NATO allies. Teri...
05:00 2019-06-15

Papa John's dismisses KPMG as its auditor, hires EY Papa John's International Inc said on Friday it dismissed KPMG LLP as its financial auditor and appointed Ernst & Young LLP, which served as its bookkeeper from 1990 to 2017, to handle its accounts fo...
05:00 2019-06-15

Eoin Morgan says injuries in win over West Indies are no cause for panic • Captain and Jason Roy are England doubts to face Afghanistan• ‘It’s a worry but we’re not at panic stations,’ Morgan saysEoin Morgan insisted it was not a case of “panic stations” despite injuries t...
06:17 2019-06-15

A Chicago mother was killed and her baby cut from her womb. Now her infant boy has died Yovanny Jadiel Lopez, who had been on life support since being brought to the hospital on 23 April, died from a severe brain injury An infant boy who was cut from a Chicago woman’s womb with a butcher...
06:34 2019-06-15

Blind date: ‘Oh god, we’ve been on a Tinder date before...’ Hannah, 29, accessory designer, meets Tom, 25, executive assistantWhat were you hoping for?The love child of Louis Theroux, Mark Ronson and Richard Ayoade. Failing that, a plus one for my Cotton-Eye-J...
07:17 2019-06-15

Hong Kong may pause controversial extradition bill after mass protests Hong Kong's leader is expected to make an announcement Saturday on the future of a controversial China extradition bill, in an apparent bid to quell further unrest and mass demonstrations throughout t...
07:34 2019-06-15

Knicks’ path to Kawhi Leonard could hinge on ‘Uncle Dennis’ OAKLAND, Calif. — One of the Knicks’ hopes for their participation in Kawhi Leonard’s free agency sweepstakes is “Uncle Dennis.’’ Dennis Robertson, who hails from South Orange, N.J., is Leonard’s chie...
07:34 2019-06-15

Surprise contender grabs second-round lead at US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gary Woodland believes it’s finally his time. This week. This major championship. This U.S. Open. In his first 27 career major championships, Woodland failed to post as much as ...
07:34 2019-06-15

Prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow on rape charges VISTA, Calif. — Former pro football player Kellen Winslow Jr. will be retried after a jury convicted him of raping a homeless woman but failed to agree on eight other criminal charges, including the r...
07:34 2019-06-15

Jimmy Butler will throw his hat into the NBA free agency ring Jimmy Butler is set to hit the open market. The 76ers’ forward intends to decline his $19.8 million player option, becoming an unrestricted free agent, according to Yahoo Sports. The eight-year ...
07:34 2019-06-15

Poop transplant claims one life, prompts FDA warning In a bulletin that will make many people do a double-take, the Food and Drug Administration just issued a very serious warning for individuals considering a controversial treatment where one individua...
07:34 2019-06-15

PM Modi's 'Hand-Delivered' Letters To Village Heads A Hit. What He Wrote Concerned about the water crisis in rural areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a personal letter to 'Gram Pradhans' or village chiefs requesting them to conserve large amounts of rainwater....
07:51 2019-06-15

Forecast Of Thunderstorm And lightning In Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand The India Meteorological Department (IMD) today said thunderstorm will be accompanied with lightning and gusty winds (40-50 kmph) at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand....
07:51 2019-06-15

"If You Stay In Bengal, You Have To Learn Bangla": Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee yesterday launched another attack onwhat she saw as the ruling BJP's attempt to "turn Bengal into Gujarat", declaring that "if you stay in Bengal, you have.....
07:51 2019-06-15

KCR, Mamata Banerjee To Skip PM Modi's NITI Aayog Meet Today: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the NITI Aayog's fifth governing council meeting at the Rashtrapati Bhavan today. This would be the first meeting of the planning body after the BJP-led......
07:51 2019-06-15

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight, as one of the hitherto most we...
08:00 2019-06-15

China denies its vessel intentionally hit Filipino boat China has acknowledged its fishing vessel hit a Filipino boat in the disputed South China Sea in an incident that prompted an outcry in the Philippines but denies the collision was intentional....
08:00 2019-06-15

Bill Maher scolds 'social justice warriors' over Oberlin lawsuit: 'There's a price to pay' "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday's show slammed the "social justice warriors" at Ohio's Oberlin College, a school recently ordered to pay $44 million to resolve a libel dispute stemming from a sh...
08:17 2019-06-15

| Paris's Notre-Dame to celebrate first mass after fire The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will host its first mass on Saturday, exactly two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the world....
08:17 2019-06-15

| WATCH: Pistol 'used in Van Gogh suicide' on auction in Paris The gun with which Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh allegedly took his own life will go under the hammer on 19 June at the Hôtel Drouot auction house in Paris....
08:17 2019-06-15

Runaway golf cart injures U.S. Open spectators A box fell on a golf cart's accelerator, causing it to drive in large circles until someone jumped in and knocked the box off. A spinal injury and a broken arm were among the injuries reported....
09:51 2019-06-15

Schoolgirls for sale: why Tokyo struggles to stop the 'JK business' The persistent practice of paying underage girls for sex-related services, known in Japan as the ‘JK’ business, has seen charities step in where police have come up shortOn a humid Wednesday night the...
10:00 2019-06-15

Rebellion says engine problems solved ahead of Le Mans 24 Hours The Rebellion LMP1 squad and engine supplier Gibson are confident there will be no repeat of the failures that struck in qualifying on Thursday during the Le Mans 24 Hours...
10:00 2019-06-15

Dodgers rally to beat Cubs 5-3 for 7th straight home win LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill pitched seven strong innings and singled in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Friday night for their seventh...
10:00 2019-06-15

Sheriff’s deputy found fatally shot in car in Texas FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff says one of his deputies was found fatally shot inside his car, near the county jail. Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn tells news outlets that Sgt. Keith S...
10:00 2019-06-15

McCann delivers 2-run single, Braves win 8th straight ATLANTA (AP) — Brian McCann capped Atlanta’s three-run ninth inning with a two-run single off Héctor Neris, and the Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-8 on Friday night for their eighth str...
10:00 2019-06-15

Parade, rally at the Arch to honor Stanley Cup champ Blues ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people are expected in downtown St. Louis Saturday for a parade and rally to honor the Blues, Stanley Cup champions for the first time in their 52-year histor...
10:00 2019-06-15

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2 on Friday night. ...
10:00 2019-06-15

Jones, Sun beat Lynx 85-81 for fifth win in a row MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jonquel Jones had 16 points and 12 rebounds, Shekinna Stricklen and Alyssa Thomas also scored 16 points apiece and the Connecticut Sun pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the ...
10:00 2019-06-15

Boyle Co. Falls in State Quarterfinals Lexington (LEX 18)– Male pitcher Kelsie Houchens tossed a perfect game, ending Boyle County’s season in the KHSAA State Quarterfinals 4-0. It was a pitchers duel for the first half of the ...
10:00 2019-06-15

Qatar to host inaugural World Beach Games in place of San Diego Qatar will host the inaugural World Beach Games later this year after Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) awarded the Gulf state the rights two weeks after San Diego withdrew because of ...
10:00 2019-06-15

McIlroy rues unforced errors at 14th hole at U.S. Open If Rory McIlroy falls narrowly short of winning the U.S. Open on Sunday, he might well look back with regret at the mess he made of the 14th hole in the second round at Pebble Beach....
10:00 2019-06-15

Boris Johnson failed to protect biodiversity hotspot, says UN expert Ocean advocate highlights lack of action over South Georgia and the Sandwich IslandsBoris Johnson did nothing to protect “the most important biodiversity hotspot on the planet,” while foreign secretar...
10:00 2019-06-15

UPDATE 2-VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign au...
10:34 2019-06-15

UPDATE 2-Control of Brazil retailer Via Varejo shifts to Klein family from GPA Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family on Friday gained control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA from retailer GPA SA in an auction, spending less than initially expected....
10:34 2019-06-15

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody- Polivy for treatment of patients with advanced lymphoma....
10:34 2019-06-15

| WATCH: WHO stops short of declaring latest Ebola outbreak a global emergency The World Health OrganiSation (WHO) determined for the third time that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not a "public health emergency of international concern"....
11:00 2019-06-15

Juul Is Staring Down Yet Another Investigation Into Whether It Marketed to Kids E-cigarette giant Juul is looking at a fresh investigation into whether the company “actively” marketed its products to children, an allegation that has dogged the company even as it now says it’s wor...
11:00 2019-06-15