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Goateed Doofus Aubrey Huff Whines About Athletes Sharing Political Opinions, Shares Political Opinions Aubrey Huff, former baseball player and current man who could not possibly be more “divorced but doing great,” seems to be making a post-career pivot into the “angrily recording political rants from u...
20:17, 05/09/2019

Art Biennale: Political art for your smartphone Venice hosts its biannual International Art Fair this year for the 58th time. Contrasts galore await visitors at the world's largest art spectacle — and more than ever, the artists are inspired by pol...
18:51, 05/13/2019

Putin seems to pop up wherever there is a political vacuum in the world Russian President Vladimir Putin capped a week of high-profile diplomacy on Friday, when he appeared at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing -- and received an especially warm welcome from Chinese Presi...
18:17, 04/28/2019

A is for Activist: why children’s books are getting political Children’s literature is seeing a ‘seismic shift’ in diversity as authors say they want to make sure children of color see themselves representedSeveral years ago, Susan Darraj’s 10-year-old daughter ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

How India's political parties got their symbols A ceiling fan, a bungalow, a broom and a mango -- these are just some of unusual symbols Indian voters can expect to see on their ballots as they head to the polls over the coming weeks....
12:00, 05/14/2019

How The Good Fight became TV's most political drama The third season of the ever-topical legal drama has delivered a torrent of righteous anger but has it gone too far?Since it began in 2017, The Good Fight has been brilliant and often astounding telev...
12:34, 05/14/2019

Political Scientist Talks About Republican Primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Next Tuesday, Republicans will decide between Gov. Matt Bevin, Robert Goforth, Ike Lawrence and William Woods in the primary for the upcoming gubernatorial race. Politi...
01:34, 05/15/2019

Trump's New ICE Chief Is Everything Wrong With the Political System Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced his pick for the next director of the immigration gestapo known as ICE: Mark Morgan, a 20-year FBI official who briefly served as the head of Customs of Bor...
23:17, 05/06/2019

Baltimore shifts to new political era after mayor resigns BALTIMORE (AP) — After ex-Mayor Catherine Pugh’s rapid collapse amid multiple public corruption investigations, Baltimore is quickly shifting into a new era with Mayor Bernard “Jack”...
11:00, 05/03/2019

As Biden Rakes in Big Money, Will There Be a Political Cost? Joseph R. Biden Jr. is betting that the litmus test on the left around wealthy donors will not prove as potent as the funds he can collect from them....
12:34, 05/21/2019

Madonna, on Eurovision, says she won't bow 'to suit someone's political agenda' Pop superstar Madonna on Tuesday explained her decision to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel this week, saying that she will always speak up to defend human rights and hopes to see "a n...
10:51, 05/14/2019

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious consequences” if they don’t keep users safe marks o...
14:17, 05/01/2019

BJP Remains Top Spender On Facebook For Political Advertisements Political parties, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and their affiliates have ramped up spending on social media ads ahead of the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections....
01:51, 05/09/2019

Nicaraguan government says to release 100 political prisoners The Nicaraguan government said on Monday it had begun the process of freeing another 100 political prisoners after threats from the opposition it could abandon talks aimed at ending a political crisis...
07:34, 05/21/2019

Why There's A Political Edge To 2019's Met Gala Theme The presence of so many trans women, drag queens and queer people making their way up the stairs of The Met in bold definitions of their style ushered in a new era...
17:34, 05/07/2019

The Latest: More clashes in Venezuela’s political crisis Venezuelans have heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets but security forces are showing no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising...
09:34, 05/02/2019

Algeria: Protesters keep up demand for political rehaul Protesters in Algeria have rallied for their eleventh week in a row, continuing calls for the government to step down. Demonstrators have also rejected the army's claim that it is supporting their cau...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Premier Inn owner hit by 'acute political uncertainty' Premier Inn owner Whitbread has warned that demand for its hotel rooms is being hit by an "acute period of political and economic uncertainty in the UK"....
09:34, 04/30/2019

Microsoft wants to secure elections and political campaigns Get the jokes about voting booths crashing left and right out of your system: Microsoft announced today that it's taking a few steps towards election security. First up is ElectionGuard, an open ...
17:34, 05/06/2019

Trade dispute with US a political challenge for China’s Xi BEIJING (AP) — The tariff war between Washington and Beijing poses one of the biggest challenges yet for Chinese President Xi Jinping, potentially exposing his political vulnerabilities at a time when...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Going to extremes: the stark divides in Europe’s political map As we prepare to elect a new European parliament, the far right is riding high and threatening to reset the power balanceWhen Matteo Salvini last visited the Italian coastal town of Pesaro for a rally...
12:00, 05/12/2019

Political reality catches up with May but will victory last for new leader? For months Theresa May has defied political precedent. She has survived two confidence votes; three parliamentary defeats on her Brexit deal and more than three dozen resignations from her government....
03:00, 05/17/2019

Romanian political spat comes to the fore at EU summit Romania’s long-running political turmoil has been on stark display once more, as its president criticized some of his country’s politicians for “attacking European institutions” and undermining its st...
18:51, 05/09/2019

Political Memo: ‘There He Goes Again’? Not Yet, as Biden Avoids Major Gaffes With aides enveloping him, Mr. Biden has not blurted anything out that delights his rivals or reinforces his image as America’s there-he-goes-again relative....
18:51, 05/12/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs rise to extraordinary prominence in the fina...
12:19, 05/14/2019

Some House members want pay raise -- while others fear political cost After a decade without a pay raise, a handful of House members are considering accepting an annual automatic wage hike, but most lawmakers are worried about the politics of looking out of touch with v...
12:51, 05/09/2019

Political statement at the German Biennale pavillon in Venice Critical of how Europe handles refugees, artist Natascha Süder Happelmann has declared the German pavilion at the Venice International Art Exhibition an immigration detention center....
22:51, 05/09/2019

Colorado Mass Shooting Victims Say They Don't Want to Be Used as Political Props On Wednesday night a group of students walked out of a vigil held to honor the victims of this week’s shooting at a school in Highlands Ranch, CO, according to ABC. A group of students grew frustrated...
12:00, 05/10/2019

The Battle of Winterfell on Game of Thrones Almost Had a Silly Political Ad Lib Sometimes, actors just need to say something. Anything. That’s a lot of pressure, especially when you’re under stress. So occasionally you say weird things. Read more......
03:00, 05/05/2019

Political hero’s death overshadows Australian campaign CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning. The d...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Thailand's oldest political party chooses new leader Thailand's oldest political party has named Jurin Laksanawisit as its new leader following its abysmal performance in recent elections that led to the resignation of its previous chief....
14:17, 05/15/2019

Peace discussion in Kabul opens under a political cloud Some critics are boycotting the event, which seeks to build consensus among 3,200 Afghans on negotiations with the Taliban, calling it a political stunt by President Ashraf Ghani....
07:17, 04/30/2019

Negotiations in Norway Aim to Resolve Venezuela’s Political Crisis (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela’s crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two side...
04:34, 05/17/2019

‘It’s entirely inappropriate’: Trump shot a political video on Air Force One While Trump can use the presidential plane to take him to political events, it is out of the norm for it ti be used as a campaign backdrop, ethics experts said....
21:34, 05/18/2019

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official...
22:17, 04/28/2019

Venezuela's political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries urged restraint in Venezuela on Tuesday and called for new elections as a way to settle the political crisis in the South American country, but there wasn't a unified voice immediat...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Political hero's death overshadows Australian campaign Australia's opposition leader says he wants to win elections on Saturday for his Australian political hero whose death overshadows the final days of campaigning....
03:34, 05/17/2019

'Political uncertainty' responsible for turbulence in markets, says Dujovne Dujovne attributes turbulence in the markets to political factors, with just six months to go before elections that could mark a change of government and political direction in the nation....
19:17, 04/28/2019

| Sudan's army says holding talks with all political forces Sudan's military rulers say they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government "as soon as possible"....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Knock Down the House: behind the year's most rousing political documentary In telling the story of a ‘historic moment’, Rachel Lears followed four female Democrats, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, during the 2018 midtermsThe ninth of November 2016 was a transformative da...
18:00, 05/01/2019

US suspends all flights to Venezuela amid political turmoil The US suspended all flights to Venezuela on Wednesday amid political turmoil and violence in the South American country. The Department of Transportation ordered the halt as the Department of Homelan...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Turner Prize Shortlist Promotes Political Artists The shortlist for this year’s prize included an artist who creates fantasy worlds “beyond patriarchal limits” and one who recreated a Syrian prison using sound....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Thailand’s oldest political party chooses new leader Thailand’s oldest political party has chosen an experienced insider as its new leader following an abysmal performance in recent elections that led to the resignation of its previous chief...
16:51, 05/15/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Abortion restrictions carry political risk for Republicans in 2020 The move by states like Alabama, Georgia and Ohio to impose drastic restrictions on abortion could bolster Republicans' support from religious voters wary of President Donald Trump but risks alienatin...
03:17, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio’s neighborhood gym routine isn’t earning him political gains New York’s mayor, and the latest presidential candidate, says he frequents the YMCA to stay connected to the people, but many say he’s out of touchIf you don’t know anything else about New York City’s...
08:34, 05/19/2019

Talks on Sudan's political transition fail to produce deal for second day Talks between Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council and an alliance of protesters and opposition groups failed for the second day in a row to produce a breakthrough on the country's political t...
07:34, 05/21/2019

Political risks may be supporting oil prices, but that's likely just short term, JP Morgan says Oil prices jumped on Monday after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih indicated there was a consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to continue limiting supply....
09:51, 05/20/2019

As Polling Ends, Venkaiah Naidu Laments New Low in Political Discourse Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today expressed anguish over the extent by which political discourse in the country had fallen in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections, with politicians resorting to....
23:00, 05/19/2019

Colombia's FARC political party accuses far right of attacks on members The political party formed by Colombia's former Marxist FARC rebels on Wednesday accused the far right of assassinating its members, but pledged to continue the process of reintegration....
19:34, 05/15/2019

Efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo hindered by ‘political games’: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organiza...
02:00, 05/14/2019

China Charges 2 Canadians With Spying, Deepening a Political Standoff Supporters of the two men, who were detained in December, say the case amounts to retaliation for the arrest in Vancouver of a Chinese tech executive....
11:17, 05/16/2019

Political games hinder efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organiza...
23:51, 05/13/2019

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of consci...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Fresh IMF deal a 'political blow' to Pakistan PM Imran Khan Pakistan has secured a multibillion-dollar bailout package from the IMF in a desperate attempt to get out of a crippling economic situation. But the road to strengthen the nation's finances is tough....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Mayawati Suffering From 'Political Depression': BJP Leader Dinesh Sharma Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said BSP president Mayawati is suffering from "political depression" as she fears defeat of her party's candidates in the general election under way.....
10:34, 05/13/2019

Israel’s Hosting of This Year’s Eurovision is Clouded by Political Conflict (JERUSALEM) — As host of this year’s Eurovision, Israel has tried to use the hugely popular song contest to present itself as a tolerant and cosmopolitan country that is winning increased ...
04:17, 05/13/2019

President Trump Pardons Author of Flattering Political Biography (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to Conrad Black, a former newspaper publisher who has written a flattering political biography of Trump. Black’s me...
19:17, 05/16/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Australian political contender fights back tears over mother Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has fought back tears and won widespread public support as he attacked a newspaper that challenged his version of his mother's life story that inspired his po...
16:51, 05/08/2019

Oprah 'quietly figuring out' how to wield her political clout in 2020 Media mogul Oprah Winfrey, whose opinions can get millions of fans to try a new diet or turn a book into an international best-seller, is figuring out which Democratic candidate she will endorse in th...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Factbox: The main political parties in South Africa's election South Africans voting for a new national parliament on May 8 will have 48 parties to choose from -- more than at any election since the end of white minority rule in 1994....
09:34, 04/30/2019

FAA bans low flights over Venezuela's airspace, citing political instability The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday evening issued an order prohibiting U.S. air operators from flying below 26,000 feet in Venezuela's airspace until further notice, citing "inc...
06:34, 05/01/2019

| Faltering Brexit talks limp on amid UK political impasse Britain's government and opposition are holding more talks about striking a compromise Brexit deal, although neither side sounds optimistic about progress....
07:17, 04/30/2019

CNN's Don Lemon cuts off guest who accused him of 'contributing' to political divide CNN anchor Don Lemon lashed out at former White House aide Cliff Sims over President Donald Trump’s Charlottesville remarks and ended the segment early....
02:51, 04/30/2019

Spanish Election Reflects Europe's Widening Political Fragmentation Spain’s parliamentary vote produced no clear winner, the latest example of Europe’s fragmenting political landscape in which upstarts siphon votes from traditional parties, making it harder to build g...
06:34, 04/29/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democ...
04:51, 05/02/2019

Congress displays political art of the empty chair after Barr no-show Political theater sometimes calls for props. On Thursday Democrats on the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee pulled out a classic: the empty chair....
17:51, 05/02/2019

Stan Wawrinka points out ‘political chaos’ enveloping tennis Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka says there has been a “worrying decline in moral standards” in tennis as “politics have overshadowed the action on the courts.” In ...
16:51, 05/03/2019

Political pressure builds for FTC to punish Facebook with more than a “bargain” fine Two top Senate lawmakers on Monday expressed frustration with a federal probe into Facebook’s privacy practices, urging the government to move more swiftly and consider imposing tough punishments that...
23:17, 05/06/2019

Trump slams Kentucky Derby result as 'political correctness' after disqualification U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday blasted the result of the Kentucky Derby horse race, saying the controversial disqualification of first-finisher Maximum Security could only happen in "these days...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Pepsi withdraws Indian potato farmer lawsuits after political pressure PepsiCo Inc has agreed to withdraw lawsuits against Indian potato farmers it alleged infringed a patent by cultivating a variety grown exclusively for its Lay's potato chips....
20:51, 05/02/2019

President Trump Blames Kentucky Derby Disqualification on ‘Political Correctness’ President Donald Trump weighed in today on the interference disqualification that shook Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. Race stewards determined that the first horse to cross the finish line, Maximum...
19:51, 05/05/2019

Stacey Abrams’s next move could bolster Democrats in Georgia — and her own political fortunes The former gubernatorial candidate has vowed to use her star power to increase voter access to elections, possibly changing the playing field for Democrats in her home state and beyond....
16:17, 05/02/2019

President Trump blames ‘political correctness’ for Kentucky Derby overturn President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to lament the results of Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, saying the unprecedented decision to disqualify the initial victor was made possible by ̶...
00:51, 05/06/2019

Political Controversies Can Inspire Bullying in Schools, Public Health Researchers Say Political controversies that receive heavy media coverage trickle down into classrooms and spark bullying, suggests a new study out this week. It found that children in California reported being bulli...
22:17, 05/14/2019

'The center of the political universe' — Iowa is even more important than usual in the 2020 election While it holds the first Democratic presidential caucuses, Iowa carries even more intrigue as it is affected by trade issues and flooding during President Trump's reelection bid....
21:34, 05/06/2019

Italian banks lift European shares, Madrid hit by political uncertainty European shares edged marginally higher led by a push from Italian banks and upbeat industrial data from China while markets assessed the likely return of Socialist Pedro Sanchez as Spain's prime mini...
10:17, 04/29/2019

Baltimore struggling with soaring crime, drugs and inept political leaders Juan Grant, who led protests across Baltimore demanding answers after the arrest and in-custody death of his best friend Freddie Gray in 2015, was shot to death on Saturday while driving to his grandm...
16:34, 05/01/2019

Nxivm head Keith Raniere aspired to infiltrate political office Nxivm leader Keith Raniere’s hunger for power knew no bounds — he was plotting to try to install a female lieutenant in a top political office, one of his “slave masters’’ said in Brooklyn court Monda...
22:34, 05/20/2019

Political climate change: Australian leaders make last pitch to voters Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the opposition Labor leader calling for generational change and conservative Prime Minist...
12:17, 05/16/2019

'Long Shot' unevenly blends political satire and romantic comedy "Long Shot" is a movie somewhat at war with itself, seeking to combine political satire with crude (in the mode of many Seth Rogen movies) romantic comedy. Both elements work in fits and starts, but t...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Argentine political fixer emerges from shadows to mount surprise presidential bid After decades pulling political strings behind the scenes as a cabinet chief and strategist for Argentine presidents, Alberto Fernandez now aims to win the top job himself....
03:17, 05/19/2019

Women’s rights under microscope in Afghanistan as female political adviser killed Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
21:17, 05/13/2019

Algerians march for 12th week seeking broad political change Protesters are filling the streets of Algeria's capital for a 12th consecutive week, and the country's army chief is a prime target of their opposition....
16:51, 05/10/2019

Venezuela's Guaido seeks U.S. Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to "cooperate" on a solution to the South American country's polit...
03:34, 05/12/2019

Comedian turned president begins to do battle with Ukrainian political establishment Speaking to members of parliament in his inaugural address, Volodymyr Zelensky demanded that they approve the removal of top security officials and lift their own right to immunity from prosecution — ...
19:34, 05/20/2019

'Not adequate': experts rate Australian political response to extinction crisis Following the publication of the UN’s shocking report, we ask three experts to review and rank commitments from the Coalition, Labor and the GreensThe United Nations’ global assessment of environmenta...
03:17, 05/08/2019

Trump's China trade stance has political risks as he seeks re-election When he ran for president in 2016, Donald Trump delighted crowds with his harsh rhetoric on China. As he runs for re-election in 2020, he is likely to keep talking tough, but the reception - at least ...
22:17, 05/12/2019

U.S. intellectual property complaints a "political tool" -China state media Chinese state media on Monday criticised the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a "political tool" intended to suppress China's economic development....
07:17, 05/20/2019

U.S. intellectual property complaints a 'political tool': China state media Chinese state media on Monday criticized the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a "political tool" intended to suppress China's economic development....
05:17, 05/20/2019

Elections in India draw to a close amid bitter political rhetoric Voters in India cast their ballots in the seventh and last phase of elections to choose a new government in New Delhi. This year’s polls witnessed a massive decline in the standard of campaigning by p...
13:51, 05/19/2019

Donald Trump blames political correctness for Kentucky Derby chaos Maximum Security disqualified as winner after stewards’ review65-1 outside Country House declared winner of raceDonald Trump has expressed his displeasure at the result of this year’s Kentucky Derby, ...
18:17, 05/05/2019

Iraq slams evacuation of Exxon Mobil foreign staff as 'political' move Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just days after Washington pulled out its staff from t...
18:51, 05/19/2019

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of wom...
20:00, 04/28/2019

UN chief hails victory of ‘political will’ in historic Republic of North Macedonia accord The UN-brokered agreement between Athens and Skopje to formally recognize the “Republic of North Macedonia”, is a welcome, “historical” step that should be supported by regional and international Memb...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Political newcomer Volodymyr Zelensky celebrates victory in Ukraine's presidential elections Political newcomer and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday declared victory in Ukraine's presidential elections after exit polls showed he was on track for a landslide win against incumbe...
18:17, 04/28/2019

‘Moral obligation and political imperative’ to support Syria on path to peace: Guterres Governments across the world have a “moral obligation” to help Syrians “unite around a vision for their common future”, finally bringing an end to eight years of brutal conflict, said the UN Secretary...
01:17, 04/29/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier for officials to extradite people to mainland China....
18:17, 04/29/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjected to unfair censorship because of "political bias....
07:51, 05/16/2019

British government source sees Brexit breakthrough but not this week: BBC political editor A Brexit breakthrough in talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party is possible but unlikely this week, the BBC's political editor cited an unidentified seni...
18:51, 05/07/2019

Christian persecution close to 'genocide levels,' largely ignored due to 'political correctness': report Political correctness contributes to alarming anti-Christian hostility around the world and caters to the terrorists trying to eradicate Christianity, an expert on religious persecution told Fox News....
16:51, 05/07/2019

Some parents, teachers back new plan aimed at curbing political speech in classroom TUCSON — More than a year after the emergence of Red For Ed, there’s a new push in Arizona to push back against political speech in the classroom. “It’s illegal to use the taxp...
13:00, 05/13/2019

U.K.’s Main Political Parties Take a Hit in Local Elections As Voters Express Brexit Frustration (LONDON) — Britain’s dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the country’s stalled departure from the Europea...
21:51, 05/03/2019

Poll: Anti-Trump bias a top reason 66% say political reporters get story ‘wrong’ Nearly 7-in-10 believe national political reporters often get their stories “wrong,” and a rush to print and an anti-President Trump bias are the leading reasons, according to a new survey of the publ...
16:17, 05/03/2019

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to...
20:34, 05/01/2019

'Long Shot' pairs Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen in political romance Oscar winner Charlize Theron and comedy actor Seth Rogen join forces in rom-com "Long Shot", playing an unlikely love pairing between a powerful politician and an unemployed dishevelled journalist....
13:00, 05/01/2019

Brit Hume: Abortion debate 'the most enduring moral, political issue of our time' The pro-choice versus pro-life debate is the "most enduring moral and political issue of our time," Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said Wednesday....
05:17, 05/16/2019

As bank profits soar, Wall Street’s political spending hits new high Banks and financial institutions dramatically increased their political spending as Congress debated, and then passed, legislation last year that rolled back several key industry regulations....
17:34, 04/30/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to inves...
22:00, 05/04/2019

Seth Rogen woos Charlize Theron in the half-assed political rom-com Long Shot Seth Rogen rose to fame through a Cinderella story for the modern American schlub. The poster for Knocked Up made him the butt of the joke: “What if this guy got you pregnant?” it asked over a headsho...
21:34, 05/03/2019

Judge Napolitano: Dem threats of jailing Barr are 'absurd', contempt warning used as 'political weapon' Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano says the Democrats’ threats of putting Attorney General Bill Barr into the slammer for not complying with their subpoenas are “absurd.”...
18:17, 05/07/2019

The political landscapes of Brexit Britain and Weimar Germany are scarily similar | Martin Kettle A new exhibition in Berlin highlights how quickly a loss of respect for democracy can end in catastropheEnter the disturbing special exhibition that has recently opened in Berlin’s German Historical M...
07:34, 05/16/2019

New York Times Allows Seattle-Born British Political Flack to Hold Court on...The West? For some ungodly reason, totally not-racist conservative PR flak Liz Mair, a person born in Seattle and raised in England, was given a whole dang column in the New York Times to wax poetic on The West...
18:34, 05/08/2019

South African voters fear mobile political campaigns will steal their personal info Mobile technology will arguably go down in history as the most successful innovation of our lifetime. Mobile devices, especially phones, are ubiquitous in large parts of the world. On the African cont...
18:34, 05/17/2019

CNN's Don Lemon slams AG Bill Barr as 'political hack', 'mercenary for president' over summary of Mueller report CNN’s Don Lemon assailed Attorney General William Barr as a “political hack” amid Special Counsel Robert Mueller complaints about the way his report was characterized....
15:51, 05/01/2019

Barr accuses Dems of using criminal justice process as ‘political weapon,’ as hearing tensions flare Attorney General William Barr fired back Wednesday at Democrats who for weeks have called his integrity into question over his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, suggesting du...
22:00, 05/01/2019

‘Most Important Woman in American Political History.’ Nancy Pelosi Set to Receive JFK Profile in Courage Award (BOSTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being honored with the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. Pelosi is being recognized for her efforts to pass former President Barack Obama...
23:34, 05/19/2019

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but during a contentious debate, Council members disagre...
22:17, 04/28/2019

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually undermined by the lack of any political progress tow...
21:51, 04/29/2019

Australia's conservative coalition scores stunning political victory in general election, defies polls forecasting loss Australia’s ruling conservative coalition defied polls and scored a stunning political victory in the country’s general election on Saturday, with the main opposition party officially conceding the de...
22:34, 05/18/2019

Madonna sparks controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision with her flag display Madonna got political during her anticipated performance at Eurovision, following calls to boycott the event over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.        ...
00:17, 05/20/2019

'Political chaos' envelops tennis as French Open approaches Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka says there has been a 'worrying decline in moral standards' in tennis as 'politics have overshadowed the action on the courts'  &...
18:34, 05/03/2019

Stan Wawrinka points out 'political chaos' enveloping tennis Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka says there has been a 'worrying decline in moral standards' in tennis as 'politics have overshadowed the action on the courts'  &...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Rose McGowan VMA dress: Charmed star's iconic 1998 look was a 'political statement' after her alleged assault by Harvey Weinstein McGowan made headlines when she wore the 'naked dress' to the VMAs in 1998, but speaking to Jameela Jamil on her I Weigh series she has now revealed the dress was intended to send a very specific mess...
16:34, 05/01/2019

President Trump cites 'political correctness' in Kentucky Derby result: 'Best horse did NOT win' After most controversial decision in race's history, Trump tweeted that 'only in these days of political correctness could such an overturn occur."        ...
17:51, 05/05/2019

Guerrero Jr. homers to lead Blue Jays past White Sox 10-2 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a drive that sliced through the misty air and carried to deep centre. But it looked within range for a sprinting Leurys Garcia, who got a glove to the ball....
09:17, 05/18/2019

Newt Gingrich resists irrelevance with new novel ripped from headlines The politician (and ex-professor, podcaster and Trump interpreter), says the release of Collusion, featuring a resurgent Russian menace, is ‘totally coincidental’ Newt Gingrich really wanted to talk a...
09:34, 05/18/2019

Millions of Australians head to the polls Australians voted in a general election on Saturday in which the ruling conservative coalition campaigned on its record of economic management and a resurgent Labor opposition promised action on clima...
09:51, 05/18/2019

WTCR Zandvoort: Bjork on pole as Cyan takes 1-2-3-4, Muller second Thed Bjork scored his first pole position of the World Touring Car Cup season as Cyan Racing's Lynk & Co 03 cars locked out the top four positions at Zandvoort...
09:51, 05/18/2019

New Mortal Kombat movie to issue a hearty "Get over here, moviegoers!" in March 2021 The 1995 Mortal Kombat movie has only two major redeeming qualities: It’s not 1997's Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, and it brought Oliver Adams’ “Techno Syndrome (Mortal Kombat)” into our collective...
09:51, 05/18/2019

Ravi Patel's acting evolution Ravi Patel says he started out thinking of entertainment as just another business, but says he's now taking an "artful approach" to acting. He appears in the new comedy "Long Shot." (May 17) ...
10:17, 05/18/2019

The Fight for $15's latest win is in Connecticut—the state has passed a bill to raise its minimu The Fight for $15's latest win is in Connecticut—the state has passed a bill to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023. More than 30% of the U.S. workforce is now on a path to the $15 minim...
10:17, 05/18/2019

Cops searching for couple that mugged elderly can collector in Brooklyn The NYPD is still trying to find the heartless couple who tried to rob a 78-year-old can collector in Brooklyn last month, an attack that left him slashed in the face. The attack happened near Maujer ...
10:34, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Tariff agreement hailed by business groups WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.S. trade tariffs (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Mexico’s National Chamber of the Iron and Steel Industry is congratulating the country&...
10:34, 05/18/2019

Reynolds homers, Lyles fans 12 in Pirates’ 5-3 win vs Padres SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Bryan Reynolds hit a go-ahead, two-run home run and Jordan Lyles struck out a career-high 12 in seven innings to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3 victory against the San Di...
10:34, 05/18/2019

Weak legal case could still benefit Trump in Congress clash WASHINGTON (AP) — For all President Donald Trump’s talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser to try to defy congressional attempts to ...
10:34, 05/18/2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. diplomats are warning that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tensions be...
10:34, 05/18/2019

Gasol points finger at self after Raptors' loss Raptors center Marc Gasol said after Friday night's Game 2 loss to the Bucks that he takes "full responsibility" for his team sputtering out of the gate and again falling to Milwaukee....
11:17, 05/18/2019

Government to overhaul measures of poverty by 2020 New metric will include more families with children and people with disabilitiesThe way poverty is officially measured and defined in the UK is set for a major overhaul under government proposals whic...
11:51, 05/18/2019

| Rugby Australia admits Folau regrets, downplays backlash Rugby Australia chief Raelene Castle has downplayed any backlash from Polynesian players sharing similar beliefs to Israel Folau, while admitting to regrets....
12:00, 05/18/2019

Oculus Quest launch games pricing: Only 1 is over $30 Oculus VR and Facebook revealed on Friday the prices for games and apps for the Oculus Quest standalone VR headset. All but one are $30 or less.Read More...
12:51, 05/18/2019

The best big data SIM only deal just came to an end - what's the next best SIMO option? For those on the big data SIM hunt, your timing is just ever so slightly late to reap the benefits of the best SIMO we've ever seen. That may have been a discouraging way to start so let us pick ...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Eurovision 2019 live stream: how to watch the song contest from anywhere It's the day you've been waiting for. The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest! A guilty pleasure for some, an excuse to get all your mates round and embrace the camp for others. The Tel Aviv Conven...
13:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. embassy issues Indonesia security alert ahead of election results The U.S. embassy in Jakarta has issued a security alert ahead of election results due on Wednesday, as Indonesian authorities have arrested nearly 30 suspected militants, including some who police say...
14:17, 05/18/2019

Blazers eye Game 3 breakthrough at home vs. Warriors The Portland Trail Blazers hope to take their improved play a step further on their home court Saturday night when they seek their first win of the Western Conference finals in Game 3 against the Gold...
14:17, 05/18/2019

B&O's refreshed Beoplay H9 headphones come with monster battery life and Google Assistant After (narrowly) beating Apple to the punch with super-expensive "truly wireless" earbuds supporting wireless charging functionality, Bang & Olufsen is shifting its attention to the premium Beoplay li...
15:00, 05/18/2019

Motivational Speaker Tony Robbins Accused of Verbal Abuse and Sexual Misconduct Tony Robbins, a motivational speaker who is famous from infomercials, books, and self-help seminars, has been accused verbal abuse and making unwanted sexual advances towards followers and fans....
15:17, 05/18/2019

New Jersey chemical plant fire sends fumes over Pulaski Skyway A chemical plant fire in New Jersey sent noxious smoke billowing into the air near Newark — and officials urged residents to shut their windows to avoid the smoke. The fire broke out at the plant dire...
15:17, 05/18/2019

W Series Zolder: Chadwick beats Visser and Powell to take pole Jamie Chadwick secured her second consecutive W Series pole by finishing ahead of Beitske Visser and Alice Powell with a time of 1m28.681 seconds in qualifying at Zolder...
15:17, 05/18/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Satur...
15:34, 05/18/2019

Croats gather in Austria for controversial commemoration Thousands of Croatian far-right supporters have gathered in a field in southern Austria to commemorate the massacre of pro-Nazi Croats by communists at the end of World War II....
15:51, 05/18/2019

33 Linksys router models leak full historic record of every device ever connected (credit: US Navy) More than 20,000 Linksys wireless routers are regularly leaking full historic records of every device that has ever connected to them, including devices' unique identifiers, names,...
16:34, 05/18/2019

Focuster turns your to-dos into an organized schedule, and it’s only $59 We could all stand to be a little more productive, and while there are plenty of apps that claim to help you blaze through your to-dos and get your life together, too many bog you down with unnecessar...
17:17, 05/18/2019

Flooding disrupts farm shipments on the Mississippi River OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Normally this time of year, huge barges can be seen chugging up the Mississippi River, carrying millions of tons of grain to market and bringing agriculture-related products to farm...
18:34, 05/18/2019

Thousands march in Northern Ireland for same sex marriage LONDON (AP) — Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region’s leaders permit same-sex marriage. The demonstrators in Belfast on Saturday want same-sex couples to be treate...
18:34, 05/18/2019

2 Maltese soldiers arrested in drive-by slaying of migrant VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta’s prime minister has announced that two armed forces members have been arrested in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coast. Prime Min...
18:34, 05/18/2019

DeBrincat scores twice as US routs Denmark 7-1 at worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Alex DeBrincat had two goals and an assist to help the United States rout Denmark 7-1 on Saturday for the Americans’ fourth straight victory during preliminary play at th...
18:34, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Bahrain orders its citizens to leave Iraq, Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Ba...
18:34, 05/18/2019

ExxonMobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield Oil firm’s decision comes as regional fears grow of potential US-Iran conflictThe US oil company ExxonMobil has reportedly evacuated all of its foreign staff from an oilfield west of Basra, in Iraq, a...
18:51, 05/18/2019

Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro’s brain may be donated to science The brain of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro may be donated to a prominent doctor who researches chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a condition associated with multiple head injuries, he la...
19:00, 05/18/2019

China's water quality improvements 'imbalanced' in first quarter: Xinhua Pollution increased in some of China's major lakes, rivers and reservoirs in the first quarter even though the country's overall water quality improved, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturda...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Tottenham have 'grave concerns' that Barcelona punishment over treatment of fans is too soft Tottenham say they have 'grave concerns' that the punishment dished out to Barcelona over treatment of away fans during the two sides' Champions League meeting last year is too soft....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to PM Scott Morrison Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has conceded defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the country’s general election. Shorten made the announcement to supporters of his opposition Labor pa...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Cal Crutchlow says riders want "stupid" MotoGP Q2 rule changed LCR Honda rider Cal Crutchlow says MotoGP riders would overwhelmingly back a change to the "stupid rule" that awards spots in Q2 on the basis of combined times from practice...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Brexit talks collapse Brexit talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party have broken down after they failed to result in a deal....
19:17, 05/18/2019

Lady Gabriella Windsor Marries Thomas Kingston In Luisa Beccaria Wedding Dress The blush gown, which is fitted at the front with an exaggerated back and train to add volume, is crafted from Valencienne écru lace layered with ribbons of floral motifs...
19:34, 05/18/2019

Why religious movies like ‘Breakthrough’ are attracting non-believers In the movie “Breakthrough,” a Midwestern Christian mother, played with uncanny realism by Chrissy Metz of NBC’s prime-time hit “This is Us,” relentlessly prods doctors to save her son, even after the...
19:51, 05/18/2019

Microsoft adds requested new feature for the Your Phone Companion app Microsoft's Your Phone Companion app allows users to sync their Android phone with their Windows 10 PC. Texts, notifications, and photos can be sent to your desktop or laptop from any phone running An...
19:51, 05/18/2019

Austria far right leader quits after video corruption sting; snap election possible Austria appeared headed for a snap election on Saturday after its far right party leader quit as the government's number two, over video showing him discussing state contracts in return for favors fro...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Cristina Fernandez takes surprise back seat in Argentine presidential race Argentina's Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will run as a vice presidential candidate in elections later this year, a surprise move by the firebrand former leader who had been widely expected to be the...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Two guards killed in suspected Islamic State attack outside Libyan oilfield Two guards were killed and four others were kidnapped early on Saturday in a suspected Islamic State attack targeting Libya's Zella oilfield, a security source said....
20:00, 05/18/2019

"Avoidable": Top Election Officer Denies Reports Of Rift Over Poll Code Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora today said reports of Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa skipping meetings related to the poll code violations - as he was not allowed to record his dissent -.....
20:17, 05/18/2019

Court caught in credibility crisis (again) Friends and foes of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner alike immediately interpreted the trial postponement as her virtual acquittal, which it obviously was not – even a punctual trial could not end fast ...
21:17, 05/18/2019

Austrian government collapses after far right leader caught in video sting Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz called on Saturday for a snap election, pulling the plug on his coalition with the far right after its leader was caught on video discussing state contracts with a ...
21:51, 05/18/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Is Suing US Government Again. Reason Is A Secret Elon Musk's SpaceX is suing the federal government again. But this time, it wants its protest of a government contract to stay under seal, meaning its allegations would not become public....
22:00, 05/18/2019

Prince Harry Attends Lady Gabriella Windsor's Wedding as Meghan Markle Stays With Archie Prince Harry made a solo appearance at the wedding of distant cousin Lady Gabriella Windsor and Thomas Kingston on Saturday, while Meghan Markle stayed with their newborn son Archie Harrison......
22:00, 05/18/2019

Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Are True Friendship Goals and We Have the Pictures to Prove It! Three cheers for Tina Fey! Today is her birthday and we think that's a cause for celebration, don't you? Beginning in the late '90s, circa 1997 to be exact, Fey has been......
22:00, 05/18/2019

|CapitecsaysMercantilemergerwillspeedupentryintobusinessbanking Capitec says its acquisition of Mercantile Bank, which has recently been approved by the Competition Tribunal, will speed up its entry into business banking....
22:17, 05/18/2019

ExxonMobil employees evacuating oil field in southern Iraq Employees of Energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday....
22:34, 05/18/2019

Ex-NBA star Lamar Odom admits to using prosthetic penis to cheat Olympic drug test NBA champion Lamar Odom revealed in his upcoming memoir, "Darkness to Light," that he cheated a drug test in order to play for USA Basketball.        ...
22:51, 05/18/2019

Conservative Group Wants to Bring ‘Brass Knuckles’ Approach to Judicial Fray The group will be led by a former Senate and White House aide who was a central figure in the confirmations of Justices Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh....
23:17, 05/18/2019

Bayern Munich secure seventh straight Bundesliga title on final day For the first time in nine years the Bundesliga title race came down to the final day. Bayern Munich thumped Frankfurt, leaving Borussia Dortmund's win in Gladbach irrelevant and confirming yet anothe...
23:17, 05/18/2019

My unknown father — anonymous sperm donations undermine German law Over the past decades, thousands of children in Germany have been conceived through anonymous sperm donations from Germany and abroad, most notably Denmark. Florence Schulz reports from Aarhus....
23:17, 05/18/2019

Biden calls for unity in first campaign rally, brands Trump ‘divider-in-chief’ Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday launched his 2020 campaign with a rally that put unity and bipartisanship at its core, calling on the country to put aside “angry” politics  -- although he ...
23:17, 05/18/2019

Beto O'Rourke pledges to decriminalize truancy, address fines on parents Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, announced on Friday that if he won the presidency in 2020, he would work to decriminalize and remove punishments on parents for children taking illegitimate absence...
23:17, 05/18/2019

The secrets of boxing's knockout kings: what makes a perfect power puncher The mysterious nature of power remains one of the most elusive and least understood phenomena in all of sportsDeontay Wilder’s chiseled ebony frame is aglow with sweat as he methodically circles the p...
23:34, 05/18/2019

Manchester City 6-0 Watford: FA Cup final player ratings Bernardo Silva was brilliant throughout in tandem with David Silva, while Abdoulaye Doucouré floundered opposite themEderson Superb. Yet again. Rushed out brilliantly to block Pereyra’s effort and lat...
23:34, 05/18/2019

'Today was a battle': record-breaking Brooks Koepka extends US PGA lead – video Defending champion Brooks Koepka shot a 65 on Friday to increase his lead to seven strokes by moving to 12 under par in the 101st PGA Championship. 'This probably sounds bad, but today was a battle,' ...
23:34, 05/18/2019

'I'm being honest here': Zidane annoyed by press questions before La Liga finale – video Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane refused to reveal whether goalkeeper Keylor Navas will be staying with the club next season, and was irritated when asked if team selection is entirely up to him...
23:34, 05/18/2019

Austria: Chancellor calls for snap election after corruption scandal Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for new election on Saturday after a the release of a video showing his far-right Vice-Chancellor, Heinz Christian Strache discussing government contract...
23:34, 05/18/2019

Mississippi Jury Awards $3 Million to Black Strippers in Workplace Discrimination Case A jury in Mississippi has awarded more than $3 million to five black strippers after a federal judge found their working conditions worse than those of their white counterparts....
23:34, 05/18/2019

Did the Denisovans Walk to North America? For a people from whom one 41,000 year old finger bone fossil from a nine year old girl, along with a bracelet she wore, were (until recently) the only authenticated known artifacts, the mysterious De...
23:51, 05/18/2019

Sealed with a kiss: Lady Gabriella Windsor marries in front of Royal Family Lady Gabriella Windsor and husband Thomas Kingston shared a kiss on the steps of St George's Chapel after their wedding ceremony, attended by many of the royal family....
00:00, 05/19/2019

Homes, buildings damaged after tornadoes touch down in Nebraska: U.S. weather service The National Weather Service says tornadoes touched down Friday night in rural parts of Nebraska, tearing up trees, powerlines, farm buildings and damaging some homes....
00:17, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Madonna performs at Eurovision Song Contest TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Europe’s ultimate pop extravaganza is hosting the Queen of Pop. Madonna was the...
00:17, 05/19/2019

Riding For Heroes LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – If you heard a thundering sound around Lexington today, no, it wasn’t the weather. The roar was more than 100 motorcyclists riding for a cause. They came out for ...
00:17, 05/19/2019

Actor, comedian, Comedy Store co-founder Sammy Shore dies LAS VEGAS (AP) — Actor and standup comedian Sammy Shore, who co-founded the Comedy Store, has died at the age of 92. The family said through a spokeswoman that Shore died Saturday at his home in Las V...
00:17, 05/19/2019

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is calling for a new election after his vice chancellor resigned due to scandal VIENNA (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is calling for a new election after his vice chancellor resigned due to scandal....
00:17, 05/19/2019

E-Commerce Giant Amazon Launches Flight Booking Service In India E-commerce giant Amazon on Saturday announced that the platform can be used to even book domestic flights now in addition to other services like shopping, money transfers, utility bill payments, etc....
00:17, 05/19/2019

Hours Before Voting, Mamata Banerjee Urges Poll Body To Be "Impartial" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to the Election Commission with hours to go for the final phase of the Lok Sabha polls on Sunday, asking it to ensure peaceful and impartial voting in....
00:17, 05/19/2019

Antonio Banderas says heart attack helped him reinvent himself Antonio Banderas said a heart attack he suffered two years ago spurred him into a health kick but also allowed him to reinvent himself as an actor, including as he prepared to take on the lead role in...
00:34, 05/19/2019

Koepka remains in command halfway through third round at PGA American Brooks Koepka moved inexorably closer to his fourth major title, maintaining a seven-stroke lead halfway through the third round at the PGA Championship on Saturday in what was both literally...
01:00, 05/19/2019

McIlroy an after-thought as Koepka dominates PGA Championship As Brooks Koepka prepared to start the third round at the PGA Championship with a commanding seven-stroke lead, Rory McIlroy was long done with his day, reduced to being an after-thought at a tourname...
01:00, 05/19/2019

Raptors hope for home boost vs. Bucks in Game 3 The Milwaukee Bucks held service at home and won the first two games of the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals, so now the Raptors must reciprocate starting in Game 3 on Sunday night....
01:00, 05/19/2019

Meet the secret ‘ghost workers’ paid to keep the internet safe Kala, a 43-year-old mother of two, sits alone at her home office, in the corner of a tiny bedroom, and studies her laptop screen, trying to determine if what she’s reading is offensive. Her part-time ...
01:17, 05/19/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger Kicked By Man At Sports Event In South Africa Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger was attacked on Saturday by a man who kicked him in the back at a sports event in South Africa that the action hero was hosting....
01:51, 05/19/2019

Over 21,000 Linksys routers leaked their device connection histories Certain Linksys WiFi routers might be sharing far more data than their users would like. Security researcher Troy Mursch has reported that 33 models, including some Max-Stream and Velop routers, are ...
01:51, 05/19/2019

Pete Buttigieg wants Thomas Jefferson events and buildings renamed Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg called for everything honoring Thomas Jefferson to be renamed. “Yeah, we’re doing that in Indiana. I think it’s the right thing to do,” But...
02:00, 05/19/2019

West Point to graduate record number of African American women Thirty-four cadets at West Point, the U.S. Army’s military academy, will make history as they graduate next week. This year’s graduating class boasts more African American women than ever....
02:00, 05/19/2019

Arlington Police Officer Fired After Being Charged with Homicide in Shooting Death of 24-Year-Old Black Man Arlington, Tex. police officer Bau Tran has been fired days after he was charged with criminally negligent homicide for shooting and killing 24-year-old O’Shae Terry during a traffic stop in 2018, acc...
02:17, 05/19/2019

Mickey Callaway barely upset over Robinson Cano’s egregious blunder MIAMI — Robinson Cano’s brain cramp from the previous night wasn’t enough to earn him a reprimand or a seat on the bench Saturday. Manager Mickey Callaway defended the veteran second baseman, who on F...
02:51, 05/19/2019

UAE calls for Arab unity at 'critical' time after tanker attacks The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that "critical circumstances" in the region require a united Gulf Arab and Arab stand, amid heightened tensions with Iran following last week's attacks on oil t...
03:17, 05/19/2019

UK PM May says Brexit legislation to have 'improved package of measures' Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to get the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill through...
03:17, 05/19/2019

Opinion: Brooks Koepka's competitors couldn't put a dent in his lead on moving day at PGA For those players chasing Brooks Koepka, who is just 18 holes away from winning his fourth major in his last eight attempts, it was a wasted day.        ...
03:34, 05/19/2019

Harper's bat, Nola's arm lead Phillies past Rockies 2-1 Bryce Harper homered over the batter's eye in center field, Aaron Nola tied his career high with 12 strikeouts while pitching into the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Co...
03:34, 05/19/2019

With Koepka out front at PGA, 2nd place plenty to play for Maybe no one is going to catch Brooks Koepka at the PGA Championship, but the rest of the field still has plenty to play for        ...
03:34, 05/19/2019

Laugher and Goodfellow strike World Series gold and silver in London "Jack Laugher MBE and Dan Goodfellow produced a pair of stunning performances to secure a Great Britain 1-2 in the Men’s 3m Springboard at the London leg of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series."...
03:51, 05/19/2019

Corey Johnson calls on de Blasio to restore funds for trash collection The dirtiest neighborhoods in the city will only get worse if Mayor de Blasio doesn’t restore the $4.2 million in funding for litter-basket collection, City Council leaders said Saturday. Brookl...
04:34, 05/19/2019

Mom claims her 15-year-old son was targeted in fatal shooting The grieving mother of a 15-year-old who was fatally shot in the head in Harlem insisted Saturday that her son’s shooters “meant to kill him.” “My son was a good boy,” said devastated Dawn Bluford, 47...
04:34, 05/19/2019

Kyle Larson wins $1 million NASCAR All-Star Race after transferring from Monster Energy Open Kyle Larson won the final stage of the Monster Energy Open and used that experience to win his first NASCAR All-Star Race.        ...
04:51, 05/19/2019

Australia's Conservative Government On Way To "Miracle" Election Victory Australia's Liberal-led conservative government was headed for a remarkable win at the national election early on Sunday after uncovering a narrow path to victory that twisted through urban fringes......
05:00, 05/19/2019

"Glad Idiot Didn't Interrupt Snapchat": Arnold Schwarzenegger On Attack Arnold Schwarzenegger appeared completely unaffected after a man surprised a gym full of people with a flying, two-footed drop kick to the former California governor's back during a public appearance....
05:00, 05/19/2019

Australian prime minister pulls off upset to stay in power Scott Morrison's center-right government trampled election predictions with an unexpected surge, drawing comparisons to President Trump’s 2016 victory....
05:17, 05/19/2019

Tornadoes rake Southern Plains; more severe weather expected A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding....
05:34, 05/19/2019

The Latest: NWS confirms EF2 tornado in southern Oklahoma The Latest on severe weather in the Southern Plains (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Arkansas officials say suspected tornadoes have damaged homes, downed trees and cut power to some areas in the western ...
05:34, 05/19/2019

Trump may pardon military men accused or convicted of war crimes: New York Times U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several U.S. military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of shoot...
05:51, 05/19/2019

LEADING OFF: A's thump Tigers, Sale starts, Callaway cloud? LEADING OFF: A's thumping Tigers, Red Sox ace Sale tries to stop Houston's 10-game winning streak, Callaway in jeopardy?        ...
05:51, 05/19/2019

Astros start fast; beat Red Sox 7-3 for 10th straight win Tyler White's two-run double capped a five-run first inning, Josh Reddick hit a solo homer and the Houston Astros kept rolling, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-3 for their 10th straight victory ...
05:51, 05/19/2019

Maddon protests loss vs Nats over Doolittle's delivery Cubs manager Joe Maddon protested Chicago's 5-2 loss to the Nationals after twice coming out to complain about Washington closer Sean Doolittle's delivery       ...
05:51, 05/19/2019

Deontay Wilder produces devastating first-round knockout of Dominic Breazeale to retain WBC heavyweight title Deontay Wilder provided a devastating reminder of his significant punching power as he retained his WBC heavyweight title for the ninth time with a first-round knockout of Dominic Breazeale in a Brook...
06:00, 05/19/2019

Promoted: How the French GP ranks for on-track action The first French Grand Prix in 10 years thrilled last year, so Motorsport Live delves into the stats to explain why a Formula 1 race at Paul Ricard is simply unmissable and considers the key action ar...
06:00, 05/19/2019

Morrison thanks Australians for surprise election victory SYDNEY (AP) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked “all Australians” for returning his conservative coalition to power in a shock general election result, and has vowed to get straigh...
06:17, 05/19/2019

Freeman’s HR lifts Braves to 4-3 win over Brewers in 10th ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman led off the 10th inning with a home run into the right-field seats, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. The Braves reco...
06:17, 05/19/2019

Europe’s far-right leaders unite with a vow to ‘change history’ Matteo Salvini and Marine Le Pen are joining with allies to create what may be the third-largest bloc in the European parliamentItalian deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of his European...
06:34, 05/19/2019

Britain's Got Talent 2019: Grenfell Tower survivor auditions 'to teach son to be brave' A Grenfell Tower survivor has blown judges away on Britain's Got Talent after courageously performing in front of a crowd so she can teach her son to be brave....
06:51, 05/19/2019

Colombine shooting survivor found dead, family cites opioid addiction A survivor of the 1999 Colombine shooting was found dead in his Colorado home at 37, local media reported Saturday. Austin Eubanks had struggled with an opioid addiction since days after the mass shoo...
07:00, 05/19/2019

Eagles’ Chris Long announces retirement after 11 NFL seasons PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long has announced his retirement from football, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payt...
08:00, 05/19/2019

Tyga Was Once Married to Jordan Craig, Mother of Tristan Thompson's Son Small world! Los Angeles court documents first unearthed by TMZ and confirmed by E! News show that Tyga, Kylie Jenner's ex-boyfriend, was once briefly married to Jordan Craig. She......
09:00, 05/19/2019

Celebrities show up for 2019 NBA playoffs From Drake to Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick, a look at all of the celebrities attending the 2019 NBA playoffs.        ...
09:00, 05/19/2019

Why a bad mistake at work can be good news Things may seem dire, but screwing up isn’t the end of the world. By ‘owning’ your blunder, you can turn your life aroundIt’s a moment in his 14-year career as a headteacher that Simon Kidwell will ne...
09:17, 05/19/2019

Switzerland votes on changing gun laws to fit with EU rules Voters must decide whether to accept new EU gun laws, including tighter controls for semi-automatic weapons. Switzerland risks dropping out of Europe's open-border Schengen area if the referendum is r...
09:51, 05/19/2019

Austria's FPÖ Freedom Party: A turbulent history Chaired by a former Nazi functionary and SS officer more than 60 years ago, the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) has taken a controversial path through the decades. The latest allegations surround corru...
09:51, 05/19/2019

Animal Crossing Switch: Forget the release date, will Nintendo make these big changes? Info-starved Animal Crossing fans are eagerly awaiting news on the upcoming Switch instalment. With details still so scarce, many fans have been creating their own theories....
10:51, 05/19/2019

Yankees’ rotation can’t take much more of this This was another game when attention focused on the Yankees’ offense and bullpen, though not for what had become familiar positive reasons. In 11 innings Saturday, the Yankees could muster just one ru...
11:51, 05/19/2019

GM considered selling HQ amid 2018 restructuring Talks between GM and billionaire Dan Gilbert did not advance far, at least in part because the Renaissance Center -- first built by Ford Motor Co. -- requires substantial upgrades, including a costly ...
12:17, 05/19/2019

Sudan’s military council resumes talks with protesters Sudan’s ruling military council is meeting with protesters on the country’s political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital,...
12:34, 05/19/2019

Austrian chancellor, president to discuss election after far-right video scandal Austria's chancellor and president will discuss a date on Sunday for an early parliamentary election and the makeup of a caretaker government, after a video sting brought down the leader of the far-ri...
12:34, 05/19/2019

Trump’s New Favorite Venue: the Rose Garden The White House Rose Garden has become one of President Trump’s favorite spots for public events, whether it’s making policy announcements or welcoming world leaders....
13:00, 05/19/2019

| Coaches agree: Why Siya was right not to gamble The leadership and coaches of both camps were unanimous that Stormers captain Siya Kolisi made the right decision to kick a last-gasp penalty against the Crusaders...
13:34, 05/19/2019

Austria heading for September election after far-right video scandal Austria's president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a video scandal led to the resignation of the vice chance...
14:00, 05/19/2019

MLB roundup: Astros top Red Sox for 10th straight win Tyler White capped a five-run first inning with a two-run double, and Josh James delivered three scoreless innings of relief as the Houston Astros defeated the host Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Saturday at F...
14:17, 05/19/2019

Horse throws rider in Preakness won by War of Will War of Will, running along the rail, won the Preakness Stakes at Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course on Saturday in a Triple Crown race with a riderless horse....
14:17, 05/19/2019

Rockets moving on from defensive mastermind Bzdelik Just over a week after another playoff run fizzled, the Houston Rockets are moving on from associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik, who helped improve the team's defense this past season....
14:17, 05/19/2019

2 Malta soldiers charged with race crimes in migrant death Two Maltese soldiers have pleaded not guilty to charges they participated in a racially-motivated, fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coast....
14:51, 05/19/2019

Jobs, corruption top issues as Malawi votes for president Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls on Tuesday for a presidential election that pits the incumbent against his own vice president as we...
14:51, 05/19/2019

It's Not Just North West! How JoJo Siwa Became the Reigning Tween Queen Never heard of JoJo Siwa? You may need more youth in your life. Ask most card-carrying members of Generation Z about JoJo, she of the ever-present bow bow (she has more than 1,000 of her......
15:00, 05/19/2019

Austria to hold snap elections in September, says Chancellor Kurz A snap election in Austria is a "necessity," Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Sunday, following an announcement by President Alexander Van der Bellen that early elections would be held in Sept...
15:34, 05/19/2019

Bayer's Roundup Woes Send Investors Fleeing Investors are worried that Bayer’s liabilities from Monsanto’s allegedly carcinogenic weedkiller Roundup are only going to rise, pushing shares into a downward spiral....
15:51, 05/19/2019

India's Modi-led coalition likely to win majority, exit polls show Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance is likely to win a majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sunday, two exit polls showed....
15:51, 05/19/2019

UK PM May to make 'new, bold offer' in Brexit bill, Labour skeptical British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through parliament be...
15:51, 05/19/2019

Poll Of Polls Predict Who Will Form The Next Government As Voting Ends The marathon Lok Sabha elections of 2019 concluded today after seven phases of voting. On May 23, when the votes are counted, the election results will determine the next government at the Centre. A.....
15:51, 05/19/2019

"Can't Accept Villain As Hero," Says Kamal Haasan Amid Godse Remark Row Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, who had sparked a row over his "India's first extremist a Hindu" remark for Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, today spoke about the 'Father of The Nation,...
15:51, 05/19/2019

A Day After Meditation In Kedarnath Cave, PM Meets Pilgrims In Badrinath Prime Minister Narendra Modi today offered prayers at Badrinath temple in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand, a day after he spent hours meditating inside a cave in Kedarnath in the hill state....
15:51, 05/19/2019

MotoGP: Marquez Wins Dramatic French GP; Hard Fought 2nd For Dovizioso Reigning world champion Marc Marquez of Honda secured another win this season after a dominant run in the 2019 MotoGP French Grand Prix at Le Mans. The Japanese factory team secured its 300th premier....
17:17, 05/19/2019

2019 Suzuki Gixxer SF 250: Price Expectation The Suzuki Gixxer SF 250 ABS is all set to be launched and the 250 cc offering marks the return of the Japanese manufacturer in this space. Now, the last time Suzuki sold a 250 cc bike in India, it......
17:17, 05/19/2019

Dive Deep Into a New Mystery Thriller With This $.99 Kindle Deal Summer is here and that means it is finally time to get lost in a new mystery while you’re at the beach. We mean a book, don’t actually try to solve a murder while chilling in the sand. Right now, you...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Watch Saturday Night Live Try and Fail to Pay Tribute to Game of Thrones on Season Finale Everything was set for a flashy rap tribute to Game of Thrones on the 44th season finale of Saturday Night Live — high-end lighting, Pete Davidson with a gold chain, even a surprise appearance f...
17:51, 05/19/2019

Bahrain’s Investcorp hires Citi, JPMorgan for loan refinancing – sources Bahrain-based alternative investment manager Investcorp has mandated Citi and JPMorgan to coordinate the refinancing of a $400 million loan, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
18:51, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister calls Exxon Mobil's evacuation of foreign staff 'unacceptable' Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq on Saturday was "unacceptable and unjustified", Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
18:51, 05/19/2019

Veteran Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson says claims he was a Cold War spy are a 'complete fabrication' Veteran Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has strongly denied claims he was a spy for communist Czechoslovakia during the Cold War, calling the accusations "a complete fabrication"....
18:51, 05/19/2019

After Math: Goodbye, Grumpy Cat, whoa oh oh Terrible news, everyone! The internet's favorite maladjusted kitteh has gone to the Great Cat Tree in the sky after succumbing to a urinary tract infection earlier this week. She -- yes, Grumpy C...
19:00, 05/19/2019

US tops Germans 3-1 for 5th win in row at world championship KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Dylan Larkin scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the United States went on to beat Germany 3-1 Sunday at the world championships. Jack Eichel put the ...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Funeral set for Chicago woman strangled, baby cut from womb STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — The visitation, funeral and burial will take place this week for a Chicago woman who was strangled and her baby cut from her womb . According to Mount Auburn Funeral Home in the ...
19:00, 05/19/2019

APNewsBreak: Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat wants an investigation into whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to natio...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Tens of thousands rally against nationalism before EU votes FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to right-wing populism and nationalism took to the streets in a number of European cities before May 23-26 elections to the Europea...
19:00, 05/19/2019

‘SOTC’: Candidates Running For Attorney General (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Current Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is runnin...
19:00, 05/19/2019

As States Pass Restrictive Abortion Laws, Questions Surface ATLANTA (AP) — As multiple states pass laws banning many abortions, questions have surfaced about what exactly that means for women who might seek an abortion. The short answer: nothing yet. Governors...
19:00, 05/19/2019

2020 Dem Bullock says abortion issue was settled by Supreme Court with Roe v. Wade Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, who last week became one of the latest Democrats to enter the presidential race, weighed on Sunday on the moves by several states to limit abortions – saying that while he ...
19:51, 05/19/2019

McCarthy dismisses Amash impeachment comments: 'He wants to have attention' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy does not appear to be taking Rep. Justin Amash's recent tweets about President Trump very seriously, claiming that the Michigan Republican simply "wants to have at...
19:51, 05/19/2019

Even Pete Buttigieg is surprised by his surge – can he make it last? Pete Buttigieg’s surge since mid-March from an extreme longshot for the Democratic presidential nomination to one of the leading contenders surprised a lot of people – including the candidate himself....
19:51, 05/19/2019

Raptors or ‘Game of Thrones’? Fans faced with tough TV choice The most critical moments of the Raptors' Game 3 will almost certainly overlap with the first half-hour or so of the "Game of Thrones" 80-minute finale on Sunday....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strength...
20:34, 05/19/2019

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win ninth Rome Masters Rafael Nadal had to dig deep to beat Novak Djokovic in the final of the Rome Masters and claim his first title of the season, winning 6-0 4-6 6-1 after more than two hours of intense battle....
20:34, 05/19/2019

The Galaxy S11 already has a codename... And it's very creative The Samsung Galaxy S10The Galaxy S10 series isn’t even three months old, while the Galaxy Note 10 line is still roughly three months away. But as revealed by one tipster, Samsung is already hard at wo...
20:34, 05/19/2019

Mehbooba Mufti's Party Worker Shot At Allegedly By Terrorists In J&K A Peoples Democratic Party activist was seriously injured after terrorists allegedly shot him at Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday, police said....
20:34, 05/19/2019

Croatian town to showcase Mercedes love affair with monument A town in southern Croatia whose citizens are obsessed with Mercedes-Benz cars plans to build a monument to the German car that symbolizes success for its rural inhabitants....
20:51, 05/19/2019

Trump Calls Representative Justin Amash a ‘Loser’ Over Impeachment Talk Mr. Amash, a Michigan Republican, found no other members of Congress from his party joining him after he said the president’s behavior met the “threshold for impeachment.”...
20:51, 05/19/2019

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. Here’s how eating this one food for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels....
21:17, 05/19/2019

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of May 19) We’re reaching the end of the month, which means the Netflix release schedule is starting to thin out a bit. Other than the return of Spike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It, there aren&rsqu...
21:17, 05/19/2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger has a request after being dropkicked in viral clip Arnold Schwarzenegger, 71, was fortunately unharmed after being attacked on Saturday. He wants people to focus on the people at the event.        ...
21:34, 05/19/2019

New Orleans Pelicans hire Trajan Langdon as general manager, per report A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Pelicans have hired Trajan Langdon to serve as general manager under new executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin ...
21:34, 05/19/2019

Washington Spirit, NWSL adjust to more departures to Women’s World Cup Beginning this week, and for one to two months, the Spirit will attempt to fill roster gaps and adjust to the National Women’s Soccer League campaign without several key players....
21:51, 05/19/2019

Czech spy claims are 'a lie', says Labour MP Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has branded as "a lie" claims he was a Cold War spy who passed government secrets to communist Czechoslovakia in the 1960s....
22:00, 05/19/2019

India’s marathon national election reaches the finish line Voting in India’s mammoth national election has ended with the seventh and final phase of a grueling poll that lasted more than five weeks, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party se...
22:17, 05/19/2019

Student drowns in private lake across from high school in North Carolina A ninth grade student in North Carolina has been pronounced dead after it was revealed he drowned while swimming with classmates on Friday afternoon....
22:17, 05/19/2019

Game of Thrones Stars Share Emotional Tributes on Day of Series Finale Many fans may not agree with the final journey getting there, but after eight seasons, seventy-two episodes and at least two errant coffee cups, the bells have tolled and we have reached the last......
22:51, 05/19/2019

Fiat Chrysler's Ram Is Gaining on Pickups From GM and Ford Fiat Chrysler’s Ram pickup trucks are closing the market-share gap with rivals by offering aggressive rebates and interiors like those of a luxury SUV, analysts and buyers say....
23:00, 05/19/2019

Exiled Shakhtar wins Ukrainian league for 3rd straight year ZAPORIZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Shakhtar Donetsk won the Ukrainian Premier League on Sunday after a 1-0 victory at Zorya Luhansk, the third title in a row for a team exiled from its home city by the confli...
23:00, 05/19/2019

Mitt Romney Says GOP Rep’s Call for Impeachment Is ‘Courageous’ Even as He Disagrees Sen. Mitt Romney is now on record as saying that a GOP representative’s call to impeach President Donald Trump was “a courageous statement” — even though he disagrees with that...
23:34, 05/19/2019

2,000 cherry trees destroyed at ex-49er's California orchard Former San Francisco 49ers center Jeremy Newberry says vandals have destroyed nearly half of the 4,000 cherry trees recently planted at his Northern California orchard....
23:34, 05/19/2019

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told CNBC Sunda...
23:34, 05/19/2019

Marlins 3, Mets 0: Mets Lose Fifth in Row, and Robinson Cano Joins Manager on Hot Seat Mickey Callaway, whose job security may have become more tenuous, defended Cano, who failed to run out a grounder for the second time in three games against the Marlins....
23:51, 05/19/2019

Clean MRI for Iguodala; questionable for Game 4 Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala is questionable for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Trail Blazers on Monday night after an MRI on his left calf came back clean Sunday....
00:34, 05/20/2019

Who will survive? Betting series begins again for final 'Game of Thrones' episode 'Game of Thrones' fans wanting to try their luck are flooding to betting sites to clock in their guesses on who will live, who will die and who will take the Iron Throne in the last ever episode of th...
00:51, 05/20/2019

Google is scanning your Gmail inbox to keep a detailed list of your purchases, and there's no easy way to erase it (GOOGL, GOOG) Getty Google keeps track of many purchases you make that send digital receipts to your Gmail inbox. Your buying history is kept on a page called "Purchases," CNBC reported. There's no simple way to d...
01:00, 05/20/2019

People are criticizing Kylie Jenner's walnut face scrub before it's even been released. Here's what dermatologists have to say about it. James Devaney / Getty Kylie Jenner recently announced the release of a new walnut face scrub, but some people aren't happy. She said the scrub is really gentle, but many aren't convinced because wal...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Romney says he doesn't support Alabama abortion law Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday said he doesn't support a recently enacted law prohibiting nearly all abortions at any point during pregnancy in Alabama. "I don't support the Alabama law," the Utah Republ...
01:00, 05/20/2019

Mickey Callaway’s greatest sin: Telling Van Wagenen what he wants to hear The first mistake Brodie Van Wagenen made when he took over the Mets — and it is an error that suddenly sits in the middle of an ever-growing pile — was this: He had to make it a deal-breaker that he ...
01:17, 05/20/2019

Trump lashes out at Justin Amash after Republican talks of impeachment Mitt Romney declines to join calls for Congress to actNo holds Barred: Trump pushes for imperial presidencyAs Donald Trump opened fire on Justin Amash, the Michigan representative who became the first...
01:17, 05/20/2019

Billionaire pledges to pay student debt for 2019 class at historic black college Robert Smith makes pledge to eliminate students’ debt estimated at $40m at Morehouse, Martin Luther King’s alma materDelivering the commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta, the alma mater...
01:17, 05/20/2019

Game of Thrones finale: who will sit on the Iron Throne? Follow the action – live Will Daenerys, Jon Snow, Arya Stark and Tyrion make it out alive? Join us as the biggest show on Earth bows out. Warning: there will be spoilers 12.26am BST Before the episode starts, remind me to tel...
01:34, 05/20/2019

Brooks Koepka survives mini-meltdown to retain US PGA Championship • Seven-shot lead reduced to two by runner-up Dustin Johnson• Koepka recorded five bogeys in his last eight holesSeven shots at the start of play, six shots after 10 holes, one shot on the 15th tee. B...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Real-estate mogul eyeing French eatery for his luxury skyscraper [caption id="attachment_13847160" align="alignnone" width="662"] Chef Alain Verzeroli[/caption] Aby Rosen hasn’t always had an easy time pairing fancy restaurants with his landmark buildings — but it’...
01:51, 05/20/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" ...
02:51, 05/20/2019

Alfredsson earns 2-stroke win at US Senior Women’s Open SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. (AP) — Helen Alfredsson has won the U.S. Senior Women’s Open by two strokes. Alfredsson shot an even-par 72 at Pine Needles on Sunday to finish at 1-over 285 and earn her fi...
02:51, 05/20/2019

Harper, Realmuto power Phillies past Rockies 7-5 for sweep PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and pinch-hitter J.T. Realmuto also went deep to help the Philadelphia Phillies complete a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies...
02:51, 05/20/2019

This fake John Wick NES game looks far too easy We’re far from the days where every blockbuster movie had to have a shitty tie-in video game, with movie studios and game developers preferring shitty mobile games or Fortnite events now, so it’s a bi...
02:51, 05/20/2019

Tim Tebow belted his first home run in Class AAA and then got silent treatment in dugout Tim Tebow finally got his first Class AAA home run and then getting the old silent treatment from teammates when he returned to the dugout.        ...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Sandoval's HR in 10th gives Giants 3-2 win over Diamondbacks Pablo Sandoval opened the 10th inning with a pinch-hit homer after shortstop Brandon Crawford made a game-saving stop in the ninth, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 ...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Rocket Crashes Into Baghdad’s Green Zone Near U.S. Embassy (BAGHDAD) — A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman sai...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s offer to help comedian ‘figure out’ love life sends Twitter into frenzy Elizabeth Warren: Matchmaker-in-chief? Sen. Warren, D-Mass., Sunday on Twitter offered to help one user “figure out” her love life as the Democratic hopeful continued campaigning for her party's nomin...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Hundreds march to protest Alabama abortion ban at state capital The demonstration came days after Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most stringent abortion law in the nation— making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases unless necessary for the mother’s healt...
03:17, 05/20/2019

Samsung brings Galaxy Watch Active features to older smartwatches You don't have to spring for the Galaxy Watch Active to put Samsung's latest software features on your wrist. The company is rolling out an update that brings the Active's One UI inter...
03:34, 05/20/2019

Hackers turn tables on account hijackers by stealing forum data Online account hijackers received a taste of ironic punishment this week. KrebsOnSecurity has learned that hackers stole the database from the popular hijacker forum OGusers on May 12th, obtaining em...
03:34, 05/20/2019

'Overwatch' third anniversary event kicks off May 21st Blizzard is holding its third Overwatch anniversary event on May 21st, and this year the focus appears to be on welcoming in as many as people as possible. The occasion will revive many seasonal cosm...
03:34, 05/20/2019

U.S. Ambassador to China visiting Tibet this week U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was scheduled to visit Tibet this week, a U.S. embassy spokesperson said, the first visit to the region by a U.S. ambassador since 2015, amid escalating trade t...
03:51, 05/20/2019

| Tragedy as accident claims lives of 7 sani2c staff The organisers of the KAP sani2c race have confirmed that seven of their event crew were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in was involved in a head-on collision....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Dustin Johnson Completes a Grand Slam of Runner-Up Finishes “Yay,” Johnson said when told the news that he now had a second-place finish in each of the four majors. This time, he lost to his friend and training partner, Brooks Koepka....
04:00, 05/20/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.        ...
04:17, 05/20/2019

Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday night to cut the Bucks’ lead to 2-1 in the Eastern...
04:51, 05/20/2019

Police Searching For Gas Station Robber LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Police are looking for a suspect that robbed a gas station in Lexington. The incident happened at the Speedway on Winchester Road around 4:15 on Sunday afternoon. Polic...
04:51, 05/20/2019

'Fed up' grassroots Tories refuse to join election campaign Something odd is happening in the depths of Derbyshire. And it's all to do with European elections no one thought for a minute we would be taking part in....
05:00, 05/20/2019

Johnson completes runner-up grand slam at PGA Championship Dustin Johnson narrowly missed out on winning his second career major at the PGA Championship on Sunday but in doing so he joined some very select company by completing the career runner-up grand slam...
05:34, 05/20/2019

CSKA down Anadolu Efes to win eighth Euroleague title CSKA Moscow clinched their eighth Euroleague title with a 91-83 win over Anadolu Efes Istanbul after 20 points each from American forwards Will Clyburn and Cory Higgins in a rip-roaring title showdown...
05:34, 05/20/2019

11 people reported killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil Brazilian news media say a gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil’s northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six women and five men...
05:51, 05/20/2019

India’s marathon election ends, vote count begins Thursday Voting in India’s mammoth election has ended with the count beginning Thursday to determine if Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party remain in power...
05:51, 05/20/2019

How Stack Up uses video games to save veterans from mental illness and suicide Stack Up helps veterans and active military personnel deal with mental illness and suicide by providing video games. Stephen Machuga founded it in 2015.Read More...
06:00, 05/20/2019

Russian spy Maria Butina begs for cash in Instagram video Maria Butina — the Russian secret agent convicted of gathering intelligence on the National Rifle Association and other US groups — has been begging for cash on social media to help pay fo...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Trump’s golf scores may have been hacked: report The US Golf Association is probing whether President Trump's golf scores were hacked after someone posted abysmal numbers under his name on the association's handicap-tracking system last week, GolfWe...
07:00, 05/20/2019

Women honored at Cannes, as gender parity drive draws scrutiny Movie stars including Salma Hayek and Eva Longoria celebrated the role of women in cinema at a glitzy gala in Cannes on Sunday, amid a drive to promote gender equality in the industry that is still fa...
07:17, 05/20/2019

Air New Zealand picks Boeing for wide-body jet order - sources Boeing Co has won a hard-fought contest to sell wide-body aircraft to Air New Zealand Ltd, beating a challenge from Europe’s Airbus, industry sources said on Monday....
07:17, 05/20/2019

Donald Trump threatens 'official end of Iran' In a provocative tweet, the US president described retaliation that would mark "the official end of Iran." Iran has remained defiant in the face of US threats, saying Trump is playing a "political gam...
07:34, 05/20/2019

Yogi Adityanath Removes BJP Ally From UP Cabinet Day After Exit Polls Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati will not hold meetings with leaders of opposition in Delhi today, senior BSP leader Satish Chandra Mishra told news agency ANI....
07:51, 05/20/2019

A school's mural removal: should kids be shielded from brutal US history? Every day at a San Francisco high school, students pass artwork depicting slavery and violence against Native AmericansDepending on whom you ask, a 1,600-sq-ft art installation at George Washington hi...
08:17, 05/20/2019

Pokemon GO developer announces new little monsters are coming to the game It appears that Pokemon GO is still going strong three years after its official launch. Developer Niantic has done a great job keeping the game fresh enough to remain a blockbuster in an industry wher...
08:34, 05/20/2019

Yankees got just enough on ugly day for patchwork bullpen It was patchwork, but it was good enough work by opener Chad Green and three other Yankees pitchers. The Yankees’ offense helped make sure of that, but on a day when they were short in the bullpen, an...
08:51, 05/20/2019

Syndergaard goes off: Mickey Callaway firing talk is ‘bulls—‘ MIAMI — Noah Syndergaard has a new rallying cry: Remember 2015. After giving his team seven strong innings Sunday in which he took the loss after allowing two earned runs against Miami, the Mets right...
08:51, 05/20/2019

Team airplane joins Yankees’ long list of misfortunes They’ll have to navigate another injury. The Yankees, home to the MLB’s second most injured-list stints (17), saw its team airplane grounded by mechanical problems Sunday, The Post’s...
08:51, 05/20/2019

Game of Thrones Cast Bids Farewell to the Show on Day of Series Finale On the day of Game of Thrones' final episode, several cast members posted emotional messages bidding farewell to the show - and their fellow actors and the crew - that they have spent years......
08:51, 05/20/2019

| Crusaders respond to homophobia accusations after CT McDonalds incident The Crusaders have denied that members of their squad engaged in homophobic slurs following Saturday's Super Rugby draw against the Stormers in Cape Town....
09:00, 05/20/2019

Emilia Clarke Was "Flabbergasted" By Daenerys' Game of Thrones Ending Spoilers ahead, obviously. RIP Daenerys Targaryen, you complicated lady. Dany said her final goodbye in Sunday's series finale of Game of Thrones in a shocking moment just......
09:17, 05/20/2019

Google cuts Huawei's Android access to app and security updates In what will likely be a significant blow to its global smartphone and tablet business, Huawei has today learned that Google is planning to pull the Chinese company’s access to many of its core...
09:34, 05/20/2019

China's NetEase to launch first official Pokemon game in China Chinese gaming giant NetEase said on Monday it would partner with The Pokemon Company and Gamefreak for the domestic release of Pokemon Quest, marking the first official Pokemon mobile game release in...
09:34, 05/20/2019

Infineon suspends shipments to Huawei: Nikkei German chipmaker Infineon has suspended shipments to Huawei Technologies, in a sign that Washington's crackdown on the Chinese tech company is beginning to hamper its supplies beyond the United States...
09:34, 05/20/2019

Dallas transgender woman who was assaulted on video found dead: police A transgender woman whose brutal beating in Dallas was recorded on video last month was found fatally shot and lying face down in the road on Saturday, authorities said....
09:51, 05/20/2019

Veteran impaled by stolen tripod dropped on California freeway A California veteran riding passenger in a van was severely wounded Thursday after a yellow-and-red tripod smashed through the glass and impaled his lung, authorities said....
09:51, 05/20/2019

Imogen Heap Is Building Tech to Change the Music Industry The singer-songwriter discusses her projects to help musicians, including a digital hub for artists and WiFi-connected gloves that control sound with movement...
09:51, 05/20/2019

Australia’s China Challenge With Beijing pushing as far as it can wherever it can in the era of President Xi Jinping, Australia has become a global case study in Chinese government influence....
10:17, 05/20/2019

Goodwood Festival sculpture to celebrate Aston Martin Aston Martin Goodwood 1959 Central Feature to highlight British firm's World Sportscar Championship title win at the venue Aston Martin will be the subject of this year’s Central Feature at the Goo...
10:34, 05/20/2019

Business Test Factsheet March-April 2019 We released the March-April factsheet of the Business main-test series. You can find the factsheet here: https://www.av-comparatives.org/testmethod/business-security-tests-and-reviews/ The full and mo...
10:51, 05/20/2019

Daenerys Targaryen's downfall on 'Game of Thrones' aligns brilliantly with George R.R. Martin's beliefs about the troubling morals of war HBO/"Game of Thrones" Warning: Spoilers ahead for the series finale of HBO's "Game of Thrones." With Daenerys Targaryen's rise to power and fall into violent destruction, George R.R. Martin crafted o...
11:00, 05/20/2019

China's farm stocks defy Sino-U.S. trade rout on local demand expectations The fresh escalation in the long-running Sino-U.S. trade dispute prompted a sharp selloff in Chinese markets last week with the yuan and banking and tech stocks hit particularly hard though some secto...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 7S in India starting at Rs 10,999 The Redmi Note 7 series just surpassed 2 million shipments last week and on Monday, a new Redmi Note phone has been added into the mix. Xiaomi has launched a buffed up Redmi Note 7 under the moniker R...
11:17, 05/20/2019

Only on AP: Redskins recovery methods aim to reduce injuries Only on AP: Redskins aim to prevent and reduce injuries with state-of-the-art rest and recovery technology        ...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Why Software Needs to Escape from San Francisco Think of every city as a platform—each new platform opens up the possibility to explore new ideas. It's time to give other platforms a chance to change the world....
12:17, 05/20/2019

These are the 50 most valuable brands in the world Just more than half of the 50 most valuable brands in the world are owned by U.S. companies. Among them: Amazon, Starbucks, Walmart and AT&T.        ...
12:34, 05/20/2019

Madhya Pradesh Government In Minority, Says BJP In Letter To Governor The BJP in Madhya Pradesh has written to Governor Anandiben Patel, claiming that the Congress government is in minority and asking for a special session....
12:51, 05/20/2019

Fan-made Star Wars VR Death Star trench run also researches sim sickness Want to take on the Death Star trench run in VR and also fight sim sickness? Check this app from University of Utah computer science student Dylan Stout.Read More...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Police seek armed Alabama man accused of shooting officers AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama are searching for a man they say shot and wounded three Auburn police officers. Local and state law enforcement are searching for 29-year-old Grady Wayne Wil...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukrainian president, immediately disbands the Ukrainian parliament KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Volodymyr Zelenskiy is sworn in as Ukrainian president, immediately disbands the Ukrainian parliament....
12:51, 05/20/2019

Italy’s Salvini angered as 47 migrants land despite his ban MILAN (AP) — Italy’s hard-line interior minister is reacting with anger after migrants rescued by a humanitarian ship landed on Italy’s southern island of Lampedusa despite his explicit ba...
12:51, 05/20/2019

TV comedian Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine’s president KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Television star Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been sworn in as Ukraine’s next president after he beat the incumbent at the polls last month. The ceremony was held at Ukrainian par...
12:51, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Saudi Arabia won’t hesitate to defend itself DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:30 a.m. Th...
12:51, 05/20/2019

Why the New York Public Library Has 7 Floors of Stacks With No Books In Midtown Manhattan, space is prized. But stacks at the library’s main branch are empty because officials say the space cannot protect irreplaceable books from the elements and theft....
13:00, 05/20/2019

Why Game of Thrones' Final Season Was Always Destined to Disappoint Endings are hard. Any writer will tell you that, but none will mean it more than the creator of a TV series when they are talking about their series finale, the culmination of their work......
13:17, 05/20/2019

Aluminum F-150 proves less costly to repair Ford's extraordinary effort to train dealers, educate insurers and design the F-150 to be as repair-friendly as possible helped make it ultimately cheaper to fix and replace than the steel-bodied prev...
13:17, 05/20/2019

Julian Assange: Sweden files request for arrest over rape allegation Prosecutor asks for order to begin process of extraditing WikiLeaks founder from UKThe Swedish prosecutor leading an investigation into a rape allegation against Julian Assange has filed a request wit...
13:34, 05/20/2019

Brooks Koepka says fans' chants for 'DJ' helped him recover to win US PGA title ‘Everybody chanting ‘DJ’ kind of helped … I kind of deserved it’Koepka recovered from four bogeys in a row to land fourth majorBrooks Koepka has explained how crowd chants in support of Dustin Johnson...
13:34, 05/20/2019

Clinc raises $50 million to bring conversational AI to cars, banks, and kiosks Clinc, a four-year-old AI startup based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has raised $52 million in venture capital, more than 8 times its previous capital raised.Read More...
13:51, 05/20/2019