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The Governments Of The World Are Out To Get Ferrari's V12

With the reveal of the 2020 Ferrari 812 GTS on Monday, I fear-mongered that it could be the last of a dying breed of naturally-aspirated Ferrari V12s. But now it looks like Ferrari...

The Governments Of The World Are Out To Get Ferrari's V12

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World Governments Test Minimum-Wage Raises From Athens to Seoul, governments around the world are increasing the minimum wage, seeking to assuage voter concerns over years of weak pay growth and rising inequality....
20:14, 2019-05-05

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
21:42, 2019-07-12

Spanish GP: Bottas beats Ferraris in FP1 before suffering oil leak Formula 1 championship leader Valtteri Bottas eclipsed the two Ferraris to set the pace in opening Spanish Grand Prix practice but his session was ended early by an oil leak...
14:00, 2019-05-10

Hamilton takes F1 German GP pole, both Ferraris forced out early Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for Formula 1's 2019 German Grand Prix after Ferrari's challenge imploded with power unit problems for both Charles Leclerc and Sebastian Vettel...
18:42, 2019-07-27

Ferrari Wants Instagrammer To Remove Pics Of His Car Because It's Delusional About Who Buys Ferraris Oh, Ferrari. You make such lovely, fast cars. But, damn, are you in some serious denial right now. The Italian automaker is currently involved in a stupid tiff with a wealthy German fashion designer whose aesthetic sensibilities seem to be based on t...
23:14, 2019-08-02

Brazil Police Shut Down a Factory Making Fake Ferraris and ‘Shamborghinis’ (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brazilian police say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis. A father and son who owned the workshop in the southern state of Santa Catarina have been arrested on ...
07:28, 2019-07-17

Police in Brazil shut down factory making fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis Father and son accused of offering the cars on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 – a fraction of the price of the real thingPolice in Brazil say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis.A father...
06:28, 2019-07-17

A tale of two Ferraris: Charles Leclerc delivers, Sebastian Vettel blunders again After Charles Leclerc ended its wait for a Monza victory Ferrari has a new hero. The Italian team probably also has some serious questions for Sebastian Vettel, given the way his race panned out....
22:28, 2019-09-08

Knock-Off Shop Busted for Making Fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis in Brazil Police in Brazil’s southern state of Santa Catarina have apparently just shut down a factory making knock-off Ferraris and Lamborghinis that, based on the photos, actually didn’t look terrible. That’s probably why they came up on the real companies’ ...
09:28, 2019-07-17

Father-son duo arrested for making fake Ferraris and 'Shamborghinis' in Brazil Police said the phony Ferraris and Lamborghinis were being offered on social media for $45,000 to $60,000.        ...
13:28, 2019-07-17

Father-son duo accused of making fake Ferraris and 'Shamborghinis' in Brazil Police said the phony Ferraris and Lamborghinis were being offered on social media for $45,000 to $60,000.        ...
03:14, 2019-07-18

How Huawei Became a Target for Governments Huawei Technologies Co., one of China’s most-global companies, is increasingly in the cross-hairs of the U.S. government and its Western allies, just as it’s pushing for a leadership role in the new wireless standard known as 5G. After years of tensi...
13:56, 2019-04-30

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settl...
01:28, 2019-06-19

States with the biggest and smallest governments 24/7 Wall St. calculated state and local government GDP in every state to identify the states with the largest and smallest governments.       ...
13:42, 2019-06-23

Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy' pacts with governments: chairman Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telco company's chairman said on Tuesday, amid U.S. pressure on European countries to shun the firm over espionage concerns....
19:14, 2019-05-14

PG&E to pay $1 billion to local governments for catastrophic wildfires California utility Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $1 billion to 14 local governments for igniting several devastating wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes and nearly wiped out one town. ...
06:42, 2019-06-19

Huawei willing to sign 'no-spy' agreements with governments: chairman Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telecommunications company's chairman said on Tuesday as the United States pressures European countries to shun the firm over spying concerns....
17:14, 2019-05-14

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settl...
03:14, 2019-06-19

Third Front Governments Have "Never Remained Stable": Veerappa Moily Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily Thursday said he does not rule out the possibility of regional parties forming government with the support of a Rahul Gandhi-led alliance, but said such a......
15:14, 2019-05-16

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
04:00, 2019-06-19

BJP "Trying To Disturb, Dismantle State Governments": Ashok Gehlot The Rajasthan Congress performed miserably in the 2019 election, failing to win even one of the state's 25 parliamentary constituencies. despite wresting the state away from BJP rule in Assembly......
13:42, 2019-05-30

Local governments are still woefully unprepared to fight ransomware Our state and local governments found themselves under siege in 2019 from William Plunketts for the internet age. But rather than pistols and roadblocks, this new generation of bandits come armed with encryption algorithms and demands for bitcoin. Ca...
17:28, 2019-07-26

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Stree...
02:42, 2019-08-16

India has to create more jobs. Modi may need some help from state governments India's National Statistical Office released a report that showed that the unemployment rate between July 2017 and June 2018 climbed to 6.1% and labor participation rate fell below 40%....
06:28, 2019-06-07

European automakers tell governments they must help sell electric cars Europe's carmakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of battery-powered vehicles and assist the industry in meeting stringent new emissions rules....
14:57, 2019-09-11

Congress-Led Governments Contributed A Lot For Development: Ashok Gehlot Previous Congress-led governments contributed a lot for India's development and infrastructure building based on which the country reached the height where it is today, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok......
13:56, 2019-08-15

‘Nation as a service’ is the ultimate goal of for digitized governments Kaspar Korjus, the Founding Managing Director of Estonia’s e-Residency program, shared his futuristic vision on how to get nation states to digitize with attendees of TNW2019 today. The private sector has set the pace for technological transformation...
19:00, 2019-05-09

How Trump's businesses are booming with lobbyists, donors and governments The president has refused to sever ties with his hotels, golf courses and condos – raising conflict of interest and corruption concernsFrom Florida to New York to Scotland and many other places, Donald Trump’s business empire has attracted a growing ...
08:28, 2019-07-19

Most EU governments back another Brexit delay, says EU source: The Times Most European Union governments will back another Brexit delay regardless of who becomes the next British prime minister, The Times reported on Friday, citing a senior European source....
02:42, 2019-06-07

Will Consider Accepting Dirt On Opponents From Foreign Governments: Trump President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would consider accepting damaging information about one of his 2020 political opponents from a foreign government, despite the concerns raised by the......
11:56, 2019-06-13

Experts warn of more ransomware attacks on local governments Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks for ransomware attacks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security systems up to date....
08:28, 2019-08-21

Ransomware attacks on local governments won’t ebb anytime soon, experts say Many city agencies targeted by hackers have had to scramble to get police, 911 systems and fire departments back online. Experts worry that many local governments are sitting ducks, as municipalities often lack the funding to keep their security syst...
00:56, 2019-08-21

Apple reveals how often governments request App Store takedowns The latest transparency report from Cupertino comes with a couple of sections its previous ones didn't have -- ones that reveal how many takedown requests it received. Apparently, Apple received 80 App Store takedown requests for legal violation...
13:00, 2019-07-03

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
03:00, 2019-06-19

Hong Kong Protesters Urge Governments to Confront Beijing at G-20 Bands of Hong Kong protesters are urging foreign governments to confront Beijing at the G-20 summit over moves they say infringe on the city’s autonomy, a strategy that risks antagonizing China’s government and alienating broad public support....
23:28, 2019-06-26

UPDATE 1-PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 bln PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
04:00, 2019-06-19

As Extreme Heat Becomes New Normal in Europe, Governments Scramble to Respond Heat records were smashed across much of Europe this week, leaving officials searching for short- and longer-term solutions to help people endure temperatures soaring over 100 degrees Fahrenheit....
02:42, 2019-07-27

'Edge of catastrophe': report warns firms and governments off Turkmenistan Citizens of gas-rich, isolated state subject to food shortages and human rights abusesInvestors and governments should stop cosying up to gas-rich Turkmenistan, according to a new report that describes the central Asian hermit state as “a country tee...
18:56, 2019-07-14

Streamline The Education System: Top Court To Central, State Governments The entire education system of the country should be streamlined so that students do not have to face stress while seeking admissions to various courses, the Supreme Court said Tuesday....
21:00, 2019-06-04

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new analysis.The study reveals that more than 1,300 lega...
07:42, 2019-07-04

For the first time, Apple outs the governments that asked for App Store takedowns Apple just released a treasure trove of information on app takedown requests by various governments for the second half of 2018, and the list is pretty telling. It's the first time that the company has disclosed such requests, and it all comes as par...
09:00, 2019-07-04

Local governments seek negotiating power in opioid lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiating group consisting solely of U.S. towns, cities and counties. The goal of a mo...
17:14, 2019-06-14

PG&E settles California fire claims with local governments for $1 billion PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday....
01:42, 2019-06-19

Puerto Rico oversight board to take local governments under its wing Puerto Rico's financial oversight board on Thursday unexpectedly added the island's towns and cities to its mandate, a move that it said was aimed at trying to help them avoid insolvency....
01:56, 2019-05-10

Let State Governments Function Smoothly: Trinamool After All-Party Meet The Trinamool Congress on Sunday said state governments should be allowed to carry out their duties without any intervention from the Centre, amid political violence and a doctors' strike that has......
16:00, 2019-06-16

Trump: Nothing wrong with accepting dirt from foreign governments on opponents President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would see nothing wrong in accepting damaging information on a U.S. political opponent if it were offered to his re-election campaign by a foreign government....
04:42, 2019-06-13

Huawei Technicians Helped African Governments Spy on Political Opponents Employees embedded with cybersecurity forces in Uganda and Zambia intercepted encrypted communications and used cell data to track opponents, according to a Wall Street Journal investigation. Huawei said it “rejects completely the unfounded and inacc...
16:42, 2019-08-14

Yes, It Is Possible to Stop Corporate America From Extorting State and Local Governments Amazon’s “HQ2" debacle—a high-profile nationwide shakedown of state and local governments by a fabulously wealthy corporation—made many people realize that maybe this whole “desperately offer tax breaks to companies to locate here” thing is a ba...
19:28, 2019-06-25

For the first time, Apple tells the governments that asked for App Store takedowns Apple just released a treasure trove of information on app takedown requests by various governments for the second half of 2018, and the list is pretty telling. It's the first time that the company has disclosed such requests, and it all comes as par...
19:00, 2019-07-03

Governments Shut Down the Internet to Stifle Critics. Citizens Pay the Price. Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home....
15:56, 2019-09-02

Trump hits out as ECB's Draghi urges governments to spend more - business live European Central Bank has voted to restart its QE programme, and hit banks with deeper negative interest rates to make them lendTHIS IS WHAT THE ECB JUST ANNOUNCEDECB president Mario Draghi press conference highlights from 1.30pmLatest: Draghi says g...
17:56, 2019-09-12

Amazon shareholders reject proposal to ban facial recognition sales to governments Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology....
19:56, 2019-05-22

European Governments Struggle to Build Coalition to Secure Persian Gulf European governments are struggling to build an international coalition to protect oil tankers in Middle East waterways while pursuing diplomatic solutions after last week’s seizure of a U.K. tanker by Iran....
00:56, 2019-07-25

Huawei employees reportedly caught helping African governments spy on opposition Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Stree...
08:14, 2019-08-15

A Democratic Lawsuit Over Trump’s Business Dealings With Foreign Governments Can Proceed (WASHINGTON) — A federal judge in Washington ruled Tuesday that a group of Democrats in Congress can proceed with a lawsuit against President Donald Trump alleging his businesses violate a constitutional ban against gifts from foreign governmen...
06:56, 2019-05-01

Loose online lips sink hack targeting governments and embassies Enlarge (credit: Frank Lindecke / Flickr) Security researchers gave mixed grades to a recently discovered hacking campaign targeting government finance authorities and embassies. On the one hand, the attacks used carefully crafted decoy documents t...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Partnership on AI: Governments should give AI researchers special visas to attend conferences Governments should make special visas for AI and ML researchers to attend international conferences, according to a Partnership on AI report out today.Read More...
19:00, 2019-09-10

Opinion: Central American governments must share blame for migrant deaths The image of drowned Oscar Martinez Ramirez and his young daughter is shocking. But it's not just the US, but the governments of Central America that must be held responsible, says Oliver Sallet....
16:28, 2019-06-27

‘It Is Our Very Governments Who Are Killing the Earth.’ A Brazilian Indigenous Leader Speaks Out On Deforestation in the Amazon As TIME reported in its recent special climate issue, the fires from the Amazon seen across the skies of Brazil in August “helped illuminate something the world can no longer ignore.” On the front lines of the fight to protect the land is...
04:14, 2019-09-14

Irish, EU governments sound out Johnson to avoid no-deal Brexit: Sunday Times Ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election next week as Britain's prime minister, EU countries are secretly wooing him in a bid to thrash out a new Brexit plan that would avoid a no-deal disaster, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
01:56, 2019-07-21

Motels as homeless shelters? More local governments are housing people in motel rooms With homelessness increasing in Los Angeles and across the country, some cities are repurposing run-down motels to house those in need.        ...
01:56, 2019-08-15

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France's central bank governor said on Friday....
13:42, 2019-06-21

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up the issue of finance, including examining ways to better align and distribute funds for development at...
05:28, 2019-07-18

Coalition of governments and tech companies pledges to fight terrorist content, but U.S. refuses to join A Paris summit produced a broad but vague agreement to fight online terrorism that seemed most notable for the refusal of the U.S. to formally participate.Read More...
00:00, 2019-05-16

OxyContin maker negotiating $10 to 12 billion opioid settlement with state, local governments: report The maker of OxyContin—Purdue Pharma, which is owned by members of the Sackler Family--- is reportedly offering a $10 to $12 billion payout to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits brought by state, local and tribal governments that allege the company is r...
11:56, 2019-08-28

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015....
01:28, 2019-06-19

Five years on from the MH17 crash, the Australian and Dutch governments are still investigating Russia as victims' families search for answers Michael Kooren/Reuters; Dutch national police/YouTube Five years after flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, killing everyone on board including 38 Australians, authorities are still searching for answers. The Australian government used the annive...
09:14, 2019-07-17

“Last time it was banks; this time it is governments.” There is only ONE thing that matters in global financial markets. And the global governments have less and less of "it." Discover more in this free excerpt from our June 17 European Short Term Update....
21:42, 2019-06-19

World Cup inspires woman's losing lottery ticket world record attempt A North Carolina woman said her quest to set a Guinness World Record for collecting losing lottery tickets was inspired by the United States Women's National Team's World Cup success....
19:00, 2019-07-09

World Cup parade: USWNT celebrates 2019 Women's World Cup championship USWNT won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and Wednesday it celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York.       ...
21:28, 2019-07-10

President Trump Visited Japan’s Biggest Warship Since World World II. Here’s What to Know About the JS Kaga For the last day of President Donald Trump’s highly stage-managed state visit to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him to tour the Japanese warship JS Kaga. The Kaga, along with sister ship the Izumo, is the biggest warship that Japan̵...
01:28, 2019-05-29

Perfect stage for England to prove they are world-beaters in Cricket World Cup final England have generally been hopeless at World Cups and the last time they were at Lord's 16 days ago, this campaign — which they planned so meticulously that they held the favourites tag — looked to be veering off-piste just like the rest....
17:14, 2019-07-12

World Leaders Mark 80th Anniversary Of Start Of World War II In Poland Leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday mark 80 years since the start of World War Two in Poland, with the conflict still a live political issue in......
08:14, 2019-09-01

World Cup 2019: Australia Stars Go Barefoot In World Cup Bonding Session The move was inspired by Australia head coach Justin Langer, who last year described himself as "a bit of a hippy", spending a month a year growing out his beard and walking barefoot....
19:00, 2019-07-08

As plastics foul the world’s oceans, world leaders struggle over how to respond Leaders of the Group of 20 vowed in June to battle ocean plastic pollution — but they failed to make any commitment to turn off the tap of rising plastic production. It was a victory for the plastics industry and the Trump administration....
06:01, 2019-07-19

How to Watch India vs England World Cup Match Live Online Around the World India vs England match is a must win game for the hosts, if they wish to remain in control of their own ICC World Cup 2019 destiny. How to watch live stream telecast....
13:28, 2019-06-30

Rugby- Across the world cyclists begin final leg to deliver World Cup whistle After travelling almost 20,000 km (12,500 miles) across 27 countries since leaving London's Twickenham Stadium 223 days ago, intrepid cyclists Ron Rutland and James Owens have arrived in Japan and are just a week away from completing their mission....
17:01, 2019-09-13

World's largest hot dog weighs 75 pounds and set a Guinness World Record. A piece costs $10 The New York eatery Feltman's is widely credited with creating the hot dog. It just earned a Guinness World Record for making the world's biggest one.        ...
23:42, 2019-06-27

Nurse who ran London Marathon in scrubs given world record, after Guinness World Records backtracks A British nurse who was originally denied a world record for running the fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform because she wore scrubs instead of a skirt will get her title after officials backpedaled their decision on Tuesday....
17:28, 2019-05-09

FIFA Women's World Cup: Brazil's Marta overtakes Miroslav Klose as leading World Cup scorer She's a six-time world player of the year and has now scored 17 World Cup goals, but Marta has never won women's football's biggest prize. Judging by the competition in Group C, that could be a tall order this year too....
10:42, 2019-06-19

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Australia....
23:00, 2019-06-13

How to Watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Online Around the World Watch a live stream and live score of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, England, the US and other parts of......
10:14, 2019-05-30

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. Ticket sales have reportedly been less encouraging....
11:28, 2019-06-15

Sports world celebrates USWNT's dominant World Cup win Somehow, the USWNT exceeded ridiculous expectations with its 2-0 win over the Netherlands in the World Cup final and the sports world loved it.       ...
22:42, 2019-07-07

World leaders mark 80th anniversary of start of World War II A number of world leaders, including German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and US Vice President Mike Pence, are in Poland to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II....
11:28, 2019-09-01

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a little cub. According to the zoo, she gave birth to the healthy cub earlier this month. Sara, th...
01:42, 2019-05-25

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World Creativity and Innovation Day on Sunday, we’ve selected our favorite ideas to light up the way...
15:42, 2019-04-28

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings.        ...
21:56, 2019-06-05

World Cup referees will not ‘lay down a marker’ with reds, says World Rugby • Tournament organisers play down fears of a flurry of cards• Weather threatens Scotland v Ireland opener in YokohamaWorld Cup organisers have insisted officials will not be looking to “lay down a marker” over high tackles in the next seven weeks by ...
21:14, 2019-09-16

World's hungriest caterpillar is wreaking destruction around the world Scientists are racing to develop weapons against fall armyworms, a devastating pest that is rapidly invading new continents and destroying vital food crops...
17:14, 2019-09-04

The 30 best places in the world to visit, according to U.S. News & World Report Check out the beautiful destinations that made the U.S. News and World Report's list of world's best places to visit for 2019.       ...
14:42, 2019-06-25

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championship.” Geoffrey Esper of Massachusetts came in ...
07:42, 2019-06-08

Brave new world: the search for peace after the second world war On the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of WW2, the Observer’s chief political commentator reflects on how the United Nations was created out of its ashesInto the storm: Neal Ascherson on the horror of the conflictAt the end of the second world war t...
09:56, 2019-09-01

The world's largest underwater restaurant in Norway was just named one of the 'world's greatest places.' Take a look inside, where diners can watch marine life swim by through a 36-foot window. Ivar Kvaal The world's largest underwater restaurant in Norway was just included on Time Magazine's "World's Greatest Places 2019" list. Fittingly called "Under," the restaurant — the first of its kind in Europe — has three-foot-thick w...
06:14, 2019-08-28

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson defends 'world class' MS Dhoni over India World Cup exit New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has defended India wicketkeeper MS Dhoni, after the veteran was criticised for slow scoring as his side crashed out of the Cricket World Cup....
18:56, 2019-07-10

When is the Fortnite World Cup Final dates? How to Watch Fortnite World Cup Finals? The Fortnite World Cup is nearly here. Thankfully we've got all the important details you need to know, including when it starts and how to watch it....
11:14, 2019-07-13

Where does the world's oil come from? The attack on Saudi Arabia's largest petroleum-processing facility over the weekend struck at the heart of one of the most important oil-producing regions in the world: the Middle East....
20:28, 2019-09-16

It's the Fed, but the world will have its say The U.S. Federal Reserve has a purely domestic mandate, answerable to an elected Congress and facing nearly daily demands from an outspoken president....
02:28, 2019-08-21

AOL Could've Saved the World Can you imagine a world where AOL owned YouTube and Facebook? It sounds delightfully boring. And it almost came to be, according to the former AOL CEO Jon Miller.Read more......
07:56, 2019-08-16

The World's Fastest Tuk Tuk Hit 74 MPH In many parts of the world, tuk tuks are a crucial method of transportation. They are compact, cost-friendly and can give passengers an open-air experience that a traditional car cannot. And sometimes they’re used to set a Guinness World Record....
22:56, 2019-05-28

50 of the world's best desserts Imagine the best dessert on Earth. Better yet, turn to a stranger on the street and ask them. Odds are good -- dollars to doughnuts -- their answer is different from yours....
21:14, 2019-08-21

How Airbnb took over the world In just 11 years, it has grown from nothing to a $30bn firm. But critics say Airbnb’s rise has come at a huge cost to urban life – and cities across the planet are trying to find ways to rein it in. Rowan Hughes stayed in Airbnb accommodation on holi...
12:14, 2019-05-05

You Will Never Smell My World the Way I Do Scientists find that whiskey’s smokiness, the smell of beets and lily of the valley perfume can be utterly different depending on your genetic wiring....
13:00, 2019-05-03

How Lil Nas X Is Changing the World of Hip-Hop It's been a big year for Lil Nas X. According to GQ Hype, the 20-year-old rapper spent last summer finishing up school and struggling to hold down jobs at theme parks and restaurant......
16:00, 2019-08-05

The World’s Fastest (Old) Man Age has slowed Charles Allie, but only slightly. At 71, he wants the world record in 100 meters to go along with his age group records in the 200 and 400....
23:56, 2019-07-10

The 20 best smartphones in the world Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider What's the best smartphone? This list focuses primarily on high-end flagship devices, but the best flagship smartphones don't have to be the most expensive. Value plays a huge role in this list, and there's a cou...
04:00, 2019-05-26

The UN wants to get everyone in the world connected UNITED NATIONS — An independent UN panel called Monday for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people and a senior Google executive said mobile phones with internet access are being created to sell for abo...
00:28, 2019-06-12

Is the World Really Overpopulated? The notion that we’re headed towards some kind of populational apocalypse—that there exists a line which, once crossed, will lead inexorably to mass starvation, and a whole planet like Penn Station at rush hour—has been used to stoke fear and sell bo...
19:00, 2019-05-20

How U.S. Banks Took Over the World A decade after fueling a crisis that nearly brought down the global financial system, America’s banks are ruling it, earning the majority of global investment-banking fees, merger fees and stock commissions last year....
16:56, 2019-09-04

The many ways our world could end “End Times,” a new book by veteran science writer Bryan Walsh, is a harrowing chronicle of a range threats that could bring about human extinction in the not-so-distant future....
03:00, 2019-08-30

Top 10 end-of-the-world novels Fresh from writing his own first sci-fi thriller, physicist and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili chooses favourite books that tackle the Earth in perilHaving written a number of popular science books, I decided three years ago to try my hand at fiction. Ho...
17:28, 2019-05-08

The new World championships John Dennen speaks to Frazer Clarke and the McCormack twins as they prepare to descend on Russia for the AIBA World championships The post The new World championships appeared first on Boxing News....
11:00, 2019-09-03

What would the world have been like without the Beatles? Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis’s film, Yesterday, imagines what might have happened if the Fab Four had never existed. Guardian writers and Beatles experts offer their own alternative historiesTowards the end of Jon Savage’s masterful book 1966: The ...
15:14, 2019-06-19

The world is getting better, so why are we convinced otherwise? We need a better handle on our ignorance if we want to improve our lives, says Ola Rosling, a proponent of factfulness - holding only opinions supported by strong facts...
21:14, 2019-09-05

Do the USA women need to win the World Cup to win it all? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for ...
11:42, 2019-05-22

What it's like to fly in a World War II plane Douglas C-53 planes took paratroopers from England to France during World War II's D-Day invasion 75 years ago. Find out what it takes to keep one still flying in the sky today....
13:56, 2019-06-05

Did Big Tech Get Too Big? More of the World Is Asking The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce antitrust laws around the world. The companies dominate markets in e-books and smartphones, search adver...
22:28, 2019-06-07

50 natural wonders around the world you have to see to believe From UNESCO World Heritage Sites and nominees for New 7 Wonders of Nature, here are 50 natural wonders you have to see to believe.       ...
16:00, 2019-07-01

Is this the world's most beautiful metro? When the Moscow Metro was first announced in the 1930s, the city's residents were immediately fascinated by how it might look. Station designs were reportedly displayed in shop windows along bustling Tverskaya Street, fueling Muscovites' curiosity to...
08:00, 2019-07-08

Ace of Face: an A-Z of the best skincare in the world right now From stickers that zap spots to 3D-printed face masks and a new service that gives your routine an eco overhaul, Sophie Qureshi rounds up the latest and greatest in the skincare world right now...
09:28, 2019-05-09

Your say – Should Anthony Yarde now be in the world top 10? Boxing News readers on Anthony Yarde and Anthony Joshua The post Your say – Should Anthony Yarde now be in the world top 10? appeared first on Boxing News....
23:00, 2019-08-27

The world isn't serious enough about combating emissions Innovation has helped humankind tackle some of its biggest challenges. Compasses made sea voyages safer, electric lightbulbs pushed back the limits of darkness, and vaccinations and antibiotics saved lives....
17:42, 2019-06-28

Why everyone is talking about World Cup goalkeepers Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence over 90 minutes to back up the Englishman's claim was certainly compelling....
13:56, 2019-06-20

France stun US at World Cup "France caused the biggest upset of the basketball World Cup in China after beating holders the United States 89-79 to reach the semi-finals of the 32-nation tournament on Wednesday."...
20:01, 2019-09-11

The world's craziest roads Ready for a road trip you'll never forget? Set your sights on one of these adventurous stretches of highway that provide access to some of the most arresting scenery on the planet....
21:56, 2019-06-19

The Best One Piece Cosplayers In The World Twenty finalists have been announced in the One Piece Cosplay King Grand Prix. You will be hard-pressed to find better One Piece cosplayers! They don’t get much better than this....
21:00, 2019-07-08

USWNT France World Cup France, the world’s fourth-ranked women’s soccer team, is no Spain, which played a much different style than Sweden, which was a far cry from Chile, which feels galaxies away from Thailand. The United......
12:14, 2019-06-28

These are the 25 poorest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. identified the poorest countries in the world based on gross national income per capita in 192 countries.       ...
16:14, 2019-07-07

Which is the world's vainest city? Is it a plastic surgery centre such as Seoul or Rio de Janeiro, or a hotbed of selfie-takers such as Manhattan?With his penchant for posting topless photos of himself to his 181 million Instagram followers, Cristiano Ronaldo is pretty notorious for h...
09:14, 2019-09-04

Can You Name the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World are seven awe-inspiring monuments of classical antiquity that reflect the skill and ingenuity of their creators. The list, comprised by ancient Greek historians, covers only the monuments of the Mediterranean an...
22:42, 2019-07-02

Why Japan Is Hosting the World Cup Japan will become the first Asian country to host rugby union’s marquee event, when 20 national teams compete for the Webb Ellis Cup. Venues for the ninth Rugby World Cup, running from Sept. 20 to Nov. 2, are spread across 12 cities, from Sapporo in ...
01:28, 2019-06-21

The Feminist Imperative to Believe Another World Is Possible It makes a perverse kind of sense that the election of a gleeful, pussy-grabbing misogynist to the highest office in the land would cause a feminist backlash at the grassroots. Since the 2016 presidential election, women have been rising up: marching...
12:14, 2019-05-03

The world's best vineyard revealed The first-ever World's Best Vineyard Awards has named 2019's leading wine destinations. Vineyards from France, Germany and Spain were among the best, but the top prize went to a New World producer....
14:14, 2019-07-09

Too Much Of The World Cup Is Just Soccer Failing To Get Out Of Its Own Way Ideally, this would be a story about the best saves of the group stage from the group stage of the 2019 World Cup. The field for this eighth run of the women’s tournament is deeper and more talented than ever, and there have already been a number of ...
21:42, 2019-06-20

The Most Beautiful Tank In The World Daniel Joustra is an artist at Guerrilla Games, the developers of Killzone and Horizon Zero Dawn. He’s also worked on games like Star Citizen....
05:14, 2019-05-10

What children around the world eat – in pictures Photographer Gregg Segal travelled the world to document children and the food they eat in a week. Partly inspired by the increasing problems of childhood obesity, he tracked traditional regional diets as yet unaffected by globalisation, and ironical...
11:28, 2019-07-02

The World Has an E-Waste Problem As a tech-hungry nation flush with cash gets ready to upgrade to the next generation of lightning-fast 5G devices, there is a surprising environmental cost to be reckoned with: a fresh mountain of obsolete gadgets. About 6 million lb. of discarded el...
13:14, 2019-05-23

50 tallest buildings in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat to determine the 50 tallest buildings in the world.       ...
20:42, 2019-06-20

Where in the World Is Ghislaine Maxwell? Even though Jeffrey Epstein, who was widely accused of sexual abuse, was found dead in his jail cell Saturday after an apparent suicide, there are still many people who are alive and could be prosecuted for working with him. One of those people is Ep...
06:42, 2019-08-14

Into the storm: the horror of the second world war Eighty years ago the worst conflict in history began, killing up to 85 million people. It also shaped modern Britain and its relationship with EuropeThe Soviet writer Ilya Ehrenburg once wrote that war comes very early to the theatre. He stands aroun...
17:28, 2019-09-01

Why this is the world's most unequal country More than two decades have passed since South Africa overhauled a racist regime designed to keep the country's black population under the thumb of an elite white minority....
21:42, 2019-05-08

World's best superyacht revealed Hybrid sailing ship Black Pearl and 90-meter DAR are among the winners at the 2019 World Superyacht Awards held in London. Find out what other luxury vessels received honors....
04:00, 2019-05-21

World’s cheapest PC costs only $19.99 If you're looking for an absolute steal on a new PC, this may be one of the cheapest deals to ever go online.For the next few days, Gearbest is selling the Q96 Home Smart TV box, an Android mini PC, for a mere $19.99 including free shipping from...
11:00, 2019-08-20

U.S. Wins Women's World Cup The U.S. defeated the Netherlands, 2-0, to win their fourth Women’s World Cup title in 28 years. The victory came after rounds where the defending champions faced teams that were designed to take the Americans down....
21:00, 2019-07-07

USWNT's World Cup in numbers From Megan Rapinoe's iconic celebration to Alex Morgan sipping tea after scoring against England in the semifinals, the US Women's National Soccer Team at the World Cup has caused quite the stir....
18:14, 2019-07-06

YouTubers of the world unite! Content creators on the popular video platform are uniting against YouTube in an effort to change company policies they consider unfair. Supported by Germany's biggest labor union they are threatening to sue....
00:14, 2019-08-24

This big league catcher was also a spy during World War II Moe Berg was a big league catcher who became a big time spy during World War II. Filmmaker Aviva Kempner tells his story in a new documentary, and tells PodcastOne Sports Now that he was a mysterious character throughout his life. Kempner joins co-ho...
23:00, 2019-05-21

The Grotesque World of Gargoyles Gargoyles are an architectural feature that have existed for thousands of years. Initially designed to filter rainwater away from the edge of a building, they also have an arcane purpose – to ward off evil spirits. ...
15:14, 2019-07-07

Joe Cordina: ‘There’s not a lot I need to add to be world champ’ Joe Cordina tells Louis Daniel exactly why he’s such a special talent The post Joe Cordina: ‘There’s not a lot I need to add to be world champ’ appeared first on Boxing News....
18:28, 2019-08-22

|World’sbiggestminerseescoal'seraendinginshifttothebatteryage BHP Group, the world’s biggest miner, sees the outlook for thermal coal as challenged and won’t add production as it prioritises growth in commodities tied to the shift to renewable energy and electric transport....
14:28, 2019-05-22

Air Conditioning Is the World’s Next Big Threat With temperatures in Europe and everywhere else soaring, demand for air con is booming. The extra power demand may cause a vicious circle on warming. ...
10:28, 2019-06-29

A Look At Some Of The World's Best Airports. Watch A video by Business Insider takes a look at some of the world's best airports and the amenities they offer that make them flyer-favourites. Take a look to find out which airports have made this list....
15:28, 2019-08-27

France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a penalty kick in the 79th minute after missing her first attempt but getting a second chance....
13:28, 2019-06-18

This is the world's cheapest 1TB SSD for the next 10 hours Until 2359 tonight, eBay UK is doing 15% off electronics which will bring the price of the SU650 to an all time low of £72.24 (including VAT).  You have to use the code PLUGIN15 at checkout. We received unconfirmed reports that this non UK ...
14:56, 2019-05-24

Welcome to the world's wildest intersection At peak times, thousands of pedestrians scramble across what's believed to be the world's busiest intersection -- Tokyo's Shibuya Crossing. Here's how to experience this fascinating area, considered by many to be the heartbeat of Tokyo....
02:28, 2019-07-01

So, what should we do with the Kyle Kashuvs of this world? It was hardly unfair for Harvard to reject a teen activist with a history of racist slurs. But we still haven’t grappled with what redemption should look like....
18:42, 2019-06-19

The world isn’t ready for deepfakes. Here’s what we need to do. How well do you think you could discern between a genuine video of a politician or celebrity, and one that was generated to mimic their likeness, down to their body language quirks and accent? Thanks to illusory superiority, you probably think you...
19:56, 2019-06-28

These are the world's most popular web domains The number of registered web domains has hit a new high as the scramble for internet domination continues, research has found.According to Verisign, there were 354.7 million domain names registered across all top-level domains (TLDs) online today by ...
13:00, 2019-08-30

What in the World Is Going on With These 'Amazon Ambassadors'? Last night, a deeply strange thing happened after a Twitter user responded to a fairly innocuous August 1 tweet from Amazon offering up free tours at a “fulfillment center” to see what the “warehouses are really like.”...
22:14, 2019-08-15

Celebrating Pride around the world We may never know who threw the first brick outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in the wee hours of June 28, 1969....
20:28, 2019-05-16

Women's World Cup: Top 10 goals so far The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup has been loaded with spectacular scores, but UPI broke down the best of the best with the top finishes from the first two rounds of the group stage in France....
04:42, 2019-06-19

Best party cities around the world Any major city will have bars, clubs and live music venues, but not all of them can claim to be a true party capital. Check out 11 of the world's best party cities from Bangkok to New York....
21:14, 2019-09-06

6D.ai creates platform for a 3D map of the world 6D.ai, which aims to build a 3D map of the world using only smartphone cameras, will begin working with Qualcomm's Snapdragon mobile processing platform.Read More...
23:56, 2019-08-27

It's the World Slime Convention! Let's Goo! Welcome to the World Slime Convention, where fans and purveyors of the internet's gloppiest trend gather to network and talk shop—many with their parents in tow....
18:00, 2019-05-20

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.        ...
20:00, 2019-05-20

These are the 25 richest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the gross national income (GNI) per capita of nearly 200 nations to identify the 25 richest countries.       ...
16:14, 2019-07-07

What it was like to fly the baddest airplane the world has ever known Enlarge / An X-15 contrail after launch. (credit: NASA) The X-15 was not the first rocket-powered aircraft, but it is probably the best one ever built and flown. Before the first X-15 took flight in the late 1950s, the fastest speed airplanes had r...
15:00, 2019-09-16

The Avengers Just Took Over Our World. We Need to Talk. With “Endgame” hijacking the box office — and the cultural conversation — five writers assembled to discuss these superhero-saturated times we live in....
10:28, 2019-05-01

There are now over 5,000 cryptocurrency ATMs around the world The number of cryptocurrency ATMs worldwide continues to grow. The 5,000 milestone appears to have been reached in the past few weeks. As of June 1, there were 4,858 cryptocurrency ATMs. According to data from CoinATMradar.com, there are now 5,011 of...
15:00, 2019-06-26

Huawei’s first television could also be the world’s first 5G 8K TV Huawei is reportedly working on the first 5G 8K television and could unveil it as early as this year, according to Nikkei Asian Review. The Chinese tech giant, which makes its own 5G chips, would be a newcomer in the television space. Few companies,....
09:42, 2019-05-02

America's gun culture vs. the world Mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have reignited the debate around gun rights in the US. Here's how America's gun culture compares to the rest of the world....
15:14, 2019-08-06

The 50 most dangerous cities in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the world's 50 most dangerous cities – the ones with the highest murder rates – as reported by a Mexico-based advocacy group.       ...
22:42, 2019-07-24

From the archive: is British TV the best in the world? From apartheid South Africa to Australia, the US and Japan, Peter Batty finds little to match public service television at home in 1975The cover line for the Observer Magazine of 8 June 1975, ‘Is British TV the best in the world?’, is an argument by ...
10:42, 2019-06-02

Is the World Bank fit for purpose? From governance issues to mounting competition, the World Bank faces myriad challenges, but its proponents remain convinced of its importance to the modern world....
13:00, 2019-09-14

The impossible job of the World Bank? The World Bank is where finance and politics meet. The scope of its mandate and its ability to effect change have attracted some of both disciplines’ brightest minds to its presidency. But do the conflicting demands of the role mean that all careers ...
13:00, 2019-09-14

Easter celebrated around the world Christians around the world are marking Holy Week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, leading up to his resurrection on Easter.        ...
22:56, 2019-04-28

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
19:14, 2019-06-06

The secret world of ambassadors: what do they actually do? The resignation of Sir Kim Darroch, the British ambassador to the US, has shone a light on the secretive world of diplomats. But, Ferrero Rocher receptions aside, what does an ambassador actually do? Kate Wills finds out...
09:00, 2019-07-25

Learning What Vets Could Not Tell: What They Did in World War II Seventy-five years after D-Day, families of veterans who never spoke about the war are turning to professional researchers to piece their stories together from military records....
21:00, 2019-06-05

What it's really like to travel the world in a camper van From the outside, it looks like a dream life. Rugged mountains, sweeping canyons, the road ahead -- all through the eyes of a super attractive millennial couple. But is life in a camper van -- #VanLife -- as idyllic as it looks?...
13:56, 2019-07-26

This is the world's busiest airport More than 107 million passengers traveled through the world's busiest airport in 2018, according to Airports Council International. Check out which airports are the world's busiest....
14:42, 2019-09-16

Poll: 59% predict World War III As the nations that made up the Allied forces ready for Thursday’s 75th anniversary of D-Day, a sizable majority of Americans believe another world war is likely to take place in the next 40 years....
19:56, 2019-06-05

Most beautiful places around the world The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world -- but we think this list is a good start to ...
19:00, 2019-04-28

Ricciardo: 'I could have had a world title by 30' Ahead of the British Grand Prix this weekend, Daniel Ricciardo has reiterated his happiness at Renualt and rebuffed any links connecting him with a move to Ferrari....
14:28, 2019-07-12

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 2016 Olympics — with the worst showing in their history. That’s the backdrop as they head into this Wo...
02:14, 2019-06-09

How Turkish TV is taking over the world Shows such as Magnificent Century have come to rival US TV for international popularity, sweeping through the Middle East, Asia and Latin America. What explains their global success? By Fatima Bhutto‘The first agreement we should make is: don’t call ...
19:56, 2019-09-13

Yesterday nearly rid the world of Tom Cruise, too Danny Boyle’s Yesterday begins with a weird worldwide power outage that strips all but one person’s memory of The Beatles, taking its lead character on a whirlwind journey that finds him recreating their catalog in the year of our lord 2019. But with...
21:56, 2019-06-26

20 of the best food tours around the world Feast your eyes on these foodie walking tours, which reveal the flavours – and culture – of cities from Lisbon to Lima, Havana to Hanoi Continue reading......
17:42, 2019-06-26

The world's most unusual landscapes Check out 24 of the world's must unusual landscapes -- from the hellish Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan to the "snow monsters" of Mount Zao, Japan....
06:00, 2019-06-05

Around the world with Rick Perry Energy Secretary Rick Perry is set to ramp up his shuttle diplomacy this summer, as he and his deputies fan out to advance U.S. interests from the heart of Europe to the shores of Japan....
07:42, 2019-06-07

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million....
14:48, 2019-04-28

US and Thailand are last to kick off the World Cup Thailand kicks off the Women's World Cup on Tuesday with a seemingly overwhelming challenge in the defending champion United States       ...
03:00, 2019-06-11

US in the World Cup quarterfinals after 2-1 win over Spain REIMS, France (AP) — Megan Rapinoe converted a pair of penalty kicks and the United States set up a much-anticipated quarterfinal meeting with host France at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory over Spain on Monday. Rapinoe’s first c...
20:42, 2019-06-24

The world's safest airlines It's not something most avid travelers think about, but knowing you're in reliable hands when flying from one side of the world to the other is always a plus....
15:14, 2019-04-29

Swipe right and travel around the world Most people can only dream of traveling the world with someone they love, but dating app Bumble will let one lucky employee take this bucket list item to the next level....
19:42, 2019-06-07

Which is the world's most vertical city? You might think of Hong Kong, given its famous skyscraper skyline, but by different measures of verticality other cities come out on topLooking out from sky100, Hong Kong’s highest observation deck on the 100th floor of the city’s tallest building, t...
16:14, 2019-07-16

How to bet the 2019 women’s World Cup An already busy summer sports betting schedule will soon be joined by the 2019 women’s World Cup. Host France and the United States are virtual co-favorites entering the event, which begins Friday in Paris. A few notes of importance: The tournament e...
00:28, 2019-06-05

23 of the world's best hiking trails From a multiday trek tracing the routes of a Japanese poet, to a classic clamber in the Argentinian Lake District, here are 23 of the best hiking trails in the world....
14:14, 2019-07-10

Popovich on World Cup: 'There's no blame to be placed' Team USA defeated Poland 87-74 on Saturday to finish in seventh place in the FIBA World Cup tournament, and coach Gregg Popovich had a few words for those who have criticized the red, white and blue for not bringing home a gold medal....
21:29, 2019-09-14

Which is the world's most musical city? Is it a metropolis like London or a New York – or a smaller city where music is the focus?The event was advertised as a “pedal steel all-dayer” – something you would usually be unlikely to see outside of Nashville. But on a recent Sunday afternoon it...
12:42, 2019-05-02

How many more will die in US heatwaves as world warms? Enlarge (credit: Garrett Ziegler / Flickr) One of the more obvious risks of climate change is an increased frequency of extreme heatwaves. Particularly in cities, heatwaves can be more than sticky and unpleasant—they can be deadly. The emissions c...
09:00, 2019-06-07

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face China....
18:42, 2019-06-13

World's most beautiful castles From the fairytale towers of Bavaria's Neuschwanstein to the golden battlements of Jaipur's Amber Fortress in India, these are some of the most beautiful castles around the world....
20:28, 2019-08-07

What Happened After P.G. Wodehouse Was Captured During World War II The beloved British humorist — the creator of Wooster and Jeeves — was arrested by the Germans in 1940 and spent the remainder of the war in custody. Here’s how his story unspooled in The Times....
14:14, 2019-06-04

5 Big Stories to Watch in the Women’s World Cup The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 kicks off in Paris on Friday. From new teams to new kits to a new host, here’s your cheat sheet for this year’s tournament. Eyes of the world Women’s soccer is more popular in the U.S. than anyw...
16:42, 2019-06-05

'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree views of the London skyline -- are in motion....
06:14, 2019-06-10

How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria Once a malaria blackspot, Myanmar has used aid money to tackle the disease locally – an approach, say experts, from which other countries can learnWith a plastic case full of cheap medical supplies and only a few days’ training, Say Mu Phaw is on the...
10:42, 2019-07-18

The US deserve to be on a podium at the World Cup, not a pedestal The US have been accused of arrogance by many of their detractors. Those claims have some truth, but they use their aura to gain an edge“Well-behaved women seldom make history,” said the American historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.The US women’s soccer...
11:56, 2019-07-04

I can’t write about a world without rape – because I don’t live in one Women read and write crime fiction as a way to understand real experience. I was raped – and being told by the Staunch prize that books like mine are preventing justice is outrageousThat rape cases are hard to prosecute is no shocker, but the claim t...
19:56, 2019-07-05

At $75 a cup, "World's Most Expensive Coffee" A California coffee chain is serving an ultra rare, award-winning Panamanian coffee at $75 a cup. It's said to be the most expensive coffee in the world. (May 15)        ...
02:28, 2019-05-16

Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ But Deontay Wilder needs the Anthony Joshua fight or the Tyson Fury rematch to live up to his own claims, writes John Dennen The post Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ appeared first on Boxing News....
15:00, 2019-05-20

| Infantino says would welcome China bid for 2030 World Cup FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he would welcome a Chinese bid to stage the 2030 World Cup after the country was named to host the Asian Cup in 2023....
20:42, 2019-06-05

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second in 2015. A disastrous failure to qualify for the 2016 Olympics ended the eight-year tenure of Japanes...
23:56, 2019-06-08

Fortnite World Cup kicks off with $30m at stake Players as young as 12 will compete in the event, marking Fortnite: Battle Royale’s entry into the lucrative professional games tournament circuitAfter 10 weeks of open qualifiers attracting more than 40 million competitors, the Fortnite World Cup fi...
13:42, 2019-07-26

The folly of free healthcare for everybody — in the world “Mexican immigration over the border is a good thing,” the late Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman said in a famous 1978 lecture, before stipulating, “but it’s only good so long as it’s illegal.”...
22:28, 2019-07-03

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 Americans ahead by two goals late in the third and...
19:00, 2019-05-19

Eid al-Fitr 2019 around the world – in pictures Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the three-day festival marking the end of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan Continue reading......
15:28, 2019-06-05

Tentative U.S. team for world championships The tentative U.S. team for the September 28-October 6 world athletics championships in Doha based on performances at the U.S. championships that concluded on Sunday. (WC indicates reigning world champion with a bye to the world meeting):...
14:28, 2019-07-29

Museum of the Future: A new world icon? In Dubai, the Museum of the Future aims to serve as a base to explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the world of tomorrow....
18:14, 2019-06-10

The world's safest airlines for 2019 It's not something most avid travelers think about, but knowing you're in reliable hands when flying from one side of the world to the other is always a plus....
15:00, 2019-07-27

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submission, media experts say....
13:56, 2019-06-05

On Soccer: The World’s Most Dominant Team Isn’t Who You Think Olympique Lyonnais will play for its fourth Women’s Champions League title on Saturday. There may not be a team on earth that can match its talent advantage, or its dominance of its sport....
19:28, 2019-05-17

Dad shows blind 3-year-old the world (WCSH) Nolan Desmond is blind, but his dad refuses to let it stop him from experiencing the world. “The only way that I deal with it is that I have to,” Matt Desmond says. “I mean something gets thrown at you and you don’t have another op...
06:14, 2019-06-19

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will be enforced at the women's World Cup in France, which kicks off on Saturday....
20:00, 2019-06-04

Atlantic preview: Welcome to Clemson's world Can anyone give Clemson a scare? Will Florida State turn things around? What are the expectations for Scott Satterfield at Louisville? We dig into these questions and more in our ACC Atlantic team previews....
21:00, 2019-07-17

Experience: I manage the last Blockbuster in the world It was just us and a store in Perth, Australia. They called the night they closed to wish us all the bestI remember watching my first rental movie when I was six years old. My aunt owned a video store here in Oregon and we borrowed a VHS copy of Polt...
12:56, 2019-05-17

On a Trip Around the World, and the Plane Just Left Without Me The 52 Places Traveler faces a travel nightmare getting out of Brazil — and so rewrites the itinerary, spends 40-plus hours in transit and lands in the perfect place to recover: Mexico’s Costalegre....
11:14, 2019-07-16

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee: 'The world still has not done anything' Hatice Cengiz criticises lack of action and calls for sanctions on Saudi ArabiaHatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist killed at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, has said she could not believe that no one had yet f...
07:14, 2019-05-17

WILL: A Wonderful World: The Kotaku Review When I booted up the Switch port of WILL: A Wonderful World, the game told me about its autosave function. Then I saw this, set next to a red megaphone icon: “This game includes occasional **** plots. When shocked or surprised please scream loudly an...
06:28, 2019-05-17

The World Watched Apollo 11 Together. Here's the Evidence From the beaches of Florida and department store TVs to mission control and Parisian living rooms, everyone witnessed the mission's launch and landing....
15:14, 2019-07-16

I.M. Pei, World-Renowned Architect, Is Dead at 102 Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum boards....
00:42, 2019-05-17

The World’s First Ambassador to the Tech Industry Denmark appointed him to approach Silicon Valley as if it were a global superpower. His challenges show how smaller countries struggle to influence giant corporations....
11:28, 2019-09-03

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World War....
22:14, 2019-06-05

Secrets From the Most Sustainable Restaurant in the World “Farm to table” may seem like an over-utilized marketing phrase, used mostly to lure hipsters into Edison-bulb-lit eateries, and for the most part it is. But for Chef Christian F. Puglisi—the founder of Copenhagen’s Restaurant Relae—it means taking t...
16:28, 2019-05-10

Football quiz: how much do you know about the Women's World Cup? Who is the top scorer? Who said sorry? Who is sitting it out?Who is the top scorer in Women’s World Cup history, with 15 goals?Abby Wambach Mia Hamm MartaKelly Smith What was the official title of the inaugural Women’s World Cup in 1991?Fifa Women’s ...
13:42, 2019-06-07

NBA has record 54 players at 2019 World Cup A record 54 players from the National Basketball Association (NBA) are on the squads of national teams at this month's FIBA Basketball World Cup in China, up from 45 in the 2014 edition....
21:28, 2019-09-02

To Travel the World at 90% Off, Join an Airline Most airlines let their employees fly standby free of charge and their competitors’ staffers for close to free. It would be like Ford giving free cars to all employees and 90%-off discounts to General Motors laborers....
19:42, 2019-07-24

What USWNT’s World Cup final foe will have to contend with The United States qualified for its fifth World Cup final Tuesday, with a 2-1 victory over England in Lyon, France. This is the third consecutive finals appearance for the Americans after facing Japan in back-to-back championships, falling in 2011 be...
03:14, 2019-07-03

US loses to Ecuador 2-1 in Under-19 World Cup quarterfinal The United States has been knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup at the quarterfinal stage for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 Saturday at Gdynia, Poland. Jhon Espinoza scored the tiebreaking goal in the 43rd minute for Ecuador, ...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Here's how multiplayer works in 'Dr. Mario World' Nintendo is set to release its latest mobile game Dr. Mario World on July 10th, and we're starting to get a better idea of what the game will look like. Today, Nintendo dropped a trailer that reveals how the game's multiplayer mode will wor...
03:14, 2019-07-03

Migration on the rise across world, new study says Millions more people will move across the globe in the coming decades, as economic inequality and the effects of the climate crisis take their toll. That's the conclusion of a new German study....
18:14, 2019-07-03

Williams and Ashton win BDO World Trophies "Jim Williams beat Richard Veenstra 8-6 to become the 2019 BDO World Trophy men\u0027s champion, while Lisa Ashton beat Anastasia Dobromyslova 6-2 to pick up the women\u0027s crown."...
00:14, 2019-09-02

Serbia down Angola as other World Cup big guns also win "The basketball World Cup heavyweights opened got their campaigns on the right track as Serbia romped to a 105-59 win over Angola, Italy mauled the Philippines 108-62 and 2006 champions Spain strolled to a 101-62 defeat of Tunisia on Saturday."...
23:28, 2019-09-01

The biggest cruise ships in the world 24/7 Tempo determined the largest cruise ships based on the maximum number of non-crew passengers they can accommodate.       ...
19:00, 2019-07-23

These are the biggest cruise ships in the world 24/7 Tempo determined the largest cruise ships based on the maximum number of non-crew passengers they can accommodate.       ...
19:00, 2019-07-23

World's most powerful passports revealed Once again, Asia leads the way in the Henley Passport Index's guide to the world's most powerful passports. But in the latest report for 2019, there's change at the top...
14:28, 2019-07-02

USWNT’s last big World Cup threat may be in front of them Can the United States women’s soccer team avoid a letdown against the Lionesses of England in Tuesday’s World Cup semifinal (Fox, 3 p.m.)? That’s the big question facing sports bettors. The U.S. has established itself as the best team in the tourname...
15:56, 2019-07-02

Why Japan Is Hosting the Rugby World Cup Japan will become the first Asian country to host rugby union’s marquee event, when 20 national teams compete for the Webb Ellis Cup. Venues for the ninth Rugby World Cup, running from Sept. 20 to Nov. 2, are spread across 12 cities, from Sapporo in ...
04:28, 2019-06-21

9 things to do in the yoga capital of the world For better or worse, the holy city of Rishikesh, which rests on the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, will always be associated with the Beatles and their sojourn to study transcendental meditation in 1968....
03:56, 2019-06-21

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after they started with a 4-0 victory against South Korea on Friday....
01:42, 2019-06-08

Sunrise at Stonehenge will now be visible around the world Summer solstice is launch date for live feed from camera close to the stonesFor thousands of years people have made the pilgrimage to Stonehenge to gaze in wonder at the interplay with the monument of the sun, moon and stars, but from Friday a virtua...
02:56, 2019-06-21

It's a new world in the first season 3 Westworld trailer Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy shared a whole host of details about the series’ upcoming third season in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, assuring viewers frustrated with its myriad of puzzle boxes that “this season is a ...
01:42, 2019-07-21

Women's World Cup: 6 things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we have learned during the first two weeks of the tournament....
02:42, 2019-06-21

How the world of gas pricing in America has changed The unofficial end of summer is a good time to consider how much things have changed for American motorists. It wasn’t too long ago that it was almost guaranteed that drivers would have to pay more for gasoline from Memorial Day to Labor Day. This wa...
04:42, 2019-09-03

U.S. Defeats England in World Cup Semifinal The defending champion U.S. women’s soccer team advanced to its third straight World Cup final after defeating England, 2-1, on goals by Christen Press and Alex Morgan, and a penalty save by goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher....
10:56, 2019-07-03

U.S. Suicide Rates Are the Highest They’ve Been Since World War II U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data—and the opioid crisis, widespread social media use and high rates of stress may be among the myriad contributing factors. In 2017, 14 out of every 100,000 Ame...
15:14, 2019-06-20

This company is behind the world's most iconic fountains WET's water features aren't just meant to be pretty, they are serious investments put where they'll capture attention, said Jim Doyle, WET's director of design technology....
16:14, 2019-09-01

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
09:56, 2019-06-09

The Robot Umpire Is Moving Up In The World The Atlantic League announced Tuesday that their experiment with an automated strike zone will continue for the remainder of the season, starting Thursday night. The system mostly worked; players and managers were happy with it; even the umpire who g...
06:56, 2019-07-26

World War II vet parachutes into Normandy 75 years after D-Day ASSOCIATED PRESS – A 97-year-old U.S. veteran has parachuted into Normandy — 75 years after he made the same journey on D-Day. Tom Rice of San Diego was among some 200 parachutists who filled the Normandy skies for the 75th anniversary of D-Day...
03:00, 2019-06-06

10 of the most incredible yoga settings in the world From thermal craters in Utah to ancient caves in Tuscany, and an underwater restaurant in the Maldives, here are some of the best spots to get your downward dog on...
22:00, 2019-06-19

USA's World Cup stars return to big crowds – but will it last? Fans flocked to welcome home the world champions in the National Women’s Soccer League this week. The tough part will be keeping them comingWednesday’s match had been over for 20 minutes when hundreds of girls, holding posters and T-shirts and patien...
11:14, 2019-07-26

When criticism against questionable sponsors changes the art world First the Sackler dynasty, now millionaire businessman Warren Kanders: Museums around the world are distancing themselves from questionable patrons. What does this mean for the future of sponsorship and patronage?...
12:56, 2019-07-26

The 10 worst major airports in the world Francisco Seco/Associated Press The air-travel website AirHelp has released a ranking of 133 major airports across the world. The airports were evaluated on criteria like customer service, cleanliness, on-time performance, and the food and shopping ...
23:14, 2019-05-15

11 best open world games on PC today Now that gaming PCs are more powerful than ever before, the best PC games have evolved in ways no one would have seen coming a decade ago. If you want proof, just take a look at the best open world games on PC. Even traditionally linear franchises ar...
00:00, 2019-05-16

Around the world in 245 days – at just £67k for cruise of a lifetime You’ll get to visit six continents and 51 countries (if you don’t mind ballooning your carbon footprint)In the tick-box, bucket-list era of destination travel, it promises to deliver an unparalleled experience. However, passengers setting off from Lo...
19:28, 2019-08-30

Why everyone is talking about goalkeepers at the Women's World Cup Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence over 90 minutes to back up the Englishman's claim was compelling....
02:00, 2019-06-20

Poland, Germany and the shadow of World War II To this day, German-Polish ties are haunted by the events of World War II. The invasion of Poland cast a long shadow, as demonstrated by current demands for reparations and plans to erect a memorial to Polish victims....
01:00, 2019-09-01

The most unbelievable blue waters in the world In a world where you no longer care to swim in murky water, here are the top places where you can see the bluest water in the world.       ...
22:42, 2019-07-24

What would you pay to drink the most delicious coffee in the world? A coffee shop in San Francisco just got 10 pounds of the most-delicious and rare coffee in the world. It's $75 a cup.        ...
07:14, 2019-05-14

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday night. The 1995 winners played without Ada Hegerberg, the 2018 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner who...
00:56, 2019-06-09

This is the world’s cheapest laptop – but you probably shouldn’t buy it At £83.25 (about $106, excluding taxes), the Thomson X5 Neo 10 is probably the cheapest laptop in the world, but there is a reason why. It uses the bare minimum in terms of hardware to meet the requirements of Windows 10.Available in black or wh...
16:56, 2019-06-06

Does net neutrality still matter in our post-web world? What we think the public Internet is has already been replaced with a vision of the digital marketplace that’s more reflective of our society. So why are we trying to resuscitate a framework from another era?...
19:28, 2019-07-18

US suicide rate at its highest since the end of the second world war Suicide rates in the US are at their highest since the second world war, and a new report shows an increase among Native Americans and Asian or Pacific Islanders...
12:14, 2019-06-20

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
19:00, 2019-05-14

World's Worst Serial Killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel has claimed to have killed around 100 of his patients with drug overdoses, which would make him one of the world's most prolific serial killers in recent......
13:28, 2019-06-06

| These are 9 of the world's worst serial killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel, who was handed a life sentence for murdering 85 patients in his care, is believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history....
13:00, 2019-06-06

Known unknowns: How to communicate certainly in an uncertain world From the speed of global warming to the likelihood of developing cancer, we must grasp uncertainty to understand the world. Here’s how to know your unknowns...
22:14, 2019-07-03

| Koepka returns to world No 1 after 4th major Brooks Koepka returned to the top of the world rankings on Monday after his nerve-jangling second straight US PGA Championship victory at Bethpage Black....
17:14, 2019-05-20

He Couldn’t Talk About What He Saw in World War II. So He Painted It. The aristocrat-turned-commando Guy de Montlaur was a hero of the French liberation. His paintings of D-Day depict scenes that haunted him his entire life....
11:14, 2019-06-12

World's most popular theme parks It's no surprise that Disney dominates among theme parks, and upcoming Star Wars land openings are likely to give the entertainment behemoth a big attendance boost....
14:28, 2019-05-31

U.S. celebrates World Cup title with NYC parade The U.S. women’s soccer team won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York.       ...
10:28, 2019-07-11

If you enjoyed the World Cup, here’s how to keep up with women’s soccer in the U.S. If the World Cup marked the point where you got interested in women's soccer, here's how and where you can keep up with the National Women Soccer League (NWSL) and where you can find the World Cup stars near your city....
03:14, 2019-07-11

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jellied eels....
20:14, 2019-06-12

Poston jumps to No. 77 in world rankings JT Poston vaulted 87 spots to a career-high No. 77 in the official world golf rankings on Monday, the day after capturing his maiden PGA Tour victory at the Wyndham Championship....
05:42, 2019-08-06

An explosion of joy': U.S. defend World Cup celebrations U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday defended her under-fire team mates' exuberant celebrations during their record 13-0 World Cup victory over Thailand in Reims....
21:56, 2019-06-12

New Zealand becomes first in world to unveil 'well-being' budget New Zealand on Thursday announced a new budget worth billions of dollars to benefit mental health services and child poverty in its first so-called "well-being" budget....
18:00, 2019-05-30

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities say they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
11:28, 2019-06-15

Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. The world’s least valuable brand: Amazon Warehouse Worker Pee in a Bottle Thirst Quencher....
22:42, 2019-06-12

USWNT doubles down on all those World Cup celebrations The United States Women’s National Team isn’t backing down to celebration critics. As the USWNT thrashed Thailand 13-0 in their World Cup opener Tuesday, many were quick to condemn the squad for continuing to celebrate goals after the end result had ...
01:00, 2019-06-13

Netherlands advances at Women’s World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women’s World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France. Miedema put the ...
18:42, 2019-06-15

A 13-0 World Cup Rout? Thailand Is as Proud as Ever The women’s loss to the United States produced the most lopsided score in World Cup history. But soccer fans in Thailand say they were just happy their team was there....
12:42, 2019-06-12

USA tops Spain in pre-World Cup exhibition, 90-81 Much got made earlier this week after USA Basketball's national team was soundly beaten by a bunch of G League guys during a scrimmage in practice       ...
10:42, 2019-08-17

How Does the World's First Porsche Drive? Let's Find Out The first car to carry Ferdinand Porsche’s family name, is “one of the most important objects on four wheels,” says Dan Neil. He takes it for a slow, creaky spin in Los Angeles....
08:56, 2019-08-03

How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around the world....
18:28, 2019-05-31

US loses Under-20 World Cup opener 2-1 to Ukraine Denys Popov scored on a header off a corner kick in the 51st minute, and Ukraine beat the United States 2-1 Friday at Bielsko Biala, Poland, in the Americans’ opener at the Under-20 World Cup. Serhii Buletsa put Ukraine ahead in the 26th minute...
02:14, 2019-05-25

U.S. Wins World Cup and Becomes a Champion for Its Time Few sports teams are asked to carry as much meaning on their shoulders as the women of U.S. soccer. On Sunday, they lived up to the challenge with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands....
03:56, 2019-07-08

Summer solstice: Traditions around the world From Sweden's Midsummer to Eastern Europe's Kupala, the summer solstice celebrates the longest day of the year and the romance that comes with it. Learn about solstice traditions around the world....
23:56, 2019-06-15

| 'Exuberant celebrations are part of a World Cup' The United States say their allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition of Thailand at the World Cup were nothing to do with humiliating them....
22:00, 2019-06-15

Grasski World Championships – in pictures For those who have always fancied giving skiing a go but live in a place where it never snows, grass skiing might be the answer and the Grasski World Championship might be the inspiration you need Continue reading......
15:00, 2019-08-16

Truth behind the world's earliest photographs As early cameras began spreading out from Europe in the middle of the 19th century, photography became an increasingly powerful medium for obtaining and disseminating information about the wider world....
12:42, 2019-08-16

Soccer: Ebi set for fifth women’s World Cup appearance Defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included on Saturday in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France....
20:42, 2019-05-25

Genius behind world's creepiest monsters Chances are, H.R. Giger has given you a nightmare. The Swiss-born painter was responsible for creating one of the most iconic monsters in the history of the human imagination: the xenomorph, the unrelenting alien species that oozes at the center of t...
07:28, 2019-05-27

Nike ‘I believe’ ad honoring World Cup champs is a hit Nike scored big with a much-talked-about ad congratulating the US Women’s team on its stunning World Cup victory over the Netherlands on Sunday. The minute-long spot plays off the “I believe we will win” chant common among competitors — while refocus...
23:56, 2019-07-08

The 30 least densely populated countries in the world To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.        ...
20:00, 2019-07-10

What they really think: America seen through the world's travel warnings Close US allies have long warned their citizens about the risks of exploring the New World, with online advisories that often categorize domestic mass shootings as simple terrorism -- and also warn about the astronomical cost of American healthcare f...
17:00, 2019-08-10

Magellan and the world's first circumnavigation, 500 years ago Five centuries ago, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan discovered a passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans — today's Strait of Magellan. He paid dearly for his expedition in search of the East Indies....
19:00, 2019-08-09

Experience: I’m a world-class whistler I do between 75 and 100 concerts a year and earn twice as much as I did as a nurseI started whistling when I was about four years old. We lived in the Eindhoven area of the Netherlands, and my dad whistled all the time. It was impossible for him to w...
17:00, 2019-08-09

'Dr. Mario World' hits iOS a day early The doctor is in, at least on iOS, as Nintendo's latest mobile game, Dr. Mario World, has arrived a day early on iPhone, iPad and iPad touch. Several Engadget editors were able to play Nintendo's match-three puzzler before the expected laun...
19:00, 2019-07-09

Abandoned sacred places around the world From black-stoned pyramids staggering out of the Sudanese desert to the silhouetted bare bones of England's Gothic Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire striking abandoned sacred places can be found across the world....
20:28, 2019-05-29

Women's World Cup: Who's playing, schedule and everything else you need to know The highly anticipated 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 for a month-long tournament that will take 24 teams and thousands of fans all across France....
05:14, 2019-05-29

Cat cults and cult cats for World Cat Day Unapproachable, independent, hedonistic: The cat is a fascinating creature. Sometimes it’s the purrs, sometimes the claws. On International Cat Day, we look at how felines have inspired artists, filmmakers and designers....
19:14, 2019-08-08

Don’t blame us for low-scoring World Cup pitches, says ICC • ‘Guidance is to prepare pitches for typical English conditions’• World Cup pitches markedly different from those of recent yearsThe ICC has denied responsibility for the low-scoring pitches at this World Cup after yet another turgid surface was pro...
00:28, 2019-07-10

World’s top steelmaker to cut output further in Europe LONDON (AP) — The world’s largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal, has announced further cuts to production at several plants in Europe due to weak demand and high imports to the bloc. The Luxembourg-based company said it would reduce steelmaking op...
13:14, 2019-05-29

Cosplay's "World Championships" Were Just Incredible Most of the time cosplay is about having fun and hanging out with friends. Sometimes, though, it gets competitive, and there’s no bigger prize for serious devotees than the World Cosplay Summit, held every year in Japan....
06:00, 2019-08-09

Is Bitcoin Really in A World of its Own? Why It Matters to Your Portfolio Conventional financial wisdom claims that bitcoin's performance is "not correlated" with that of Blue-Chip stock indexes. This claim is easy enough to check: See the evidence for yourself....
00:28, 2019-08-08

Hazard sets sights on becoming 'best in the world' "Eden Hazard was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Thursday - and told fans he will seek to become the world\u0027s best player after leaving Chelsea."...
11:00, 2019-06-14

Overlooked No More: Else Ury’s Stories Survived World War II. She Did Not. Ury’s books about a young German girl were so beloved, readers clung to them through the upheaval of World War II and passed them on to their children. But few knew Ury died in Auschwitz....
19:42, 2019-07-10

Kashmir: The world's most dangerous conflict The dispute over Kashmir has poisoned relations between India and Pakistan since the two became independent countries in 1947. Here's an overview of how tensions have grown more dangerous over the past seven decades....
13:42, 2019-08-07

Moonwalk and 9/11 images well known around the world – poll Researcher says findings of 12-nation survey are evidence of a ‘global visual memory’From the spacesuit-clad form of Buzz Aldrin on the moon to the middle-distance gaze of Che Guevara, some photographs really are seared into the public’s mind all ove...
18:42, 2019-06-14

The world's tallest unoccupied building In 1987, ground was broken on a grand new hotel in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang. The pyramid-shaped, supertall skyscraper was to exceed 1,000 feet in height, and was designed to house at least 3,000 rooms, as well as five revolving restaurants wi...
20:15, 2019-08-13

The 2006 World Cup affair: A chronology Swiss prosecutors have filed an indictment against three former German football officials, including two former DFB presidents related to the 2006 World Cup. Here we look back developments in the affair....
13:42, 2019-08-07

Simone Biles Is Still the World's Best Gymnast With the 2020 Olympics approaching, Simone Biles is still the world’s best gymnast. But most of the sport’s familiar faces are missing. Here are the new athletes to watch....
18:28, 2019-08-07

New Seven Wonders of the World: See our greatest achievements They make quite the ambitious travel bucket list -- the New Seven Wonders of the World. Find out what they are, their histories and the best time to go....
07:00, 2019-08-13

Soto leads US over Nigeria 2-0 at Under-20 World Cup Sebastian Soto scored a pair of goals, and the United States beat Nigeria 2-0 Monday in the Under-20 World Cup at Bielsko Biala, Poland, to rebound from an opening loss to Ukraine. Soto headed in Alex Mendez’s corner kick from 5...
04:56, 2019-05-28

Inside the world's quietest room If you stand in it for long enough, you start to hear your heartbeat. A ringing in your ears becomes deafening. When you move, your bones make a grinding noise. Eventually you lose your balance, because the absolute lack of reverberation sabotages yo...
12:14, 2019-07-09

Spectacular vertical gardens around the world Vertical green walls are living gardens made up of plants and flowers. These architectural gems are in India, Australia, Singapore, California and beyond.       ...
18:00, 2019-07-10

The World Cries Out for Onion Derivatives The cost of onions is causing tears in India. An onion futures market, which would damp volatility in the price of the aromatic bulb, might help dry them....
21:42, 2019-06-13

The World Deserves Another Renault Clio V6 What’s funny about the Renault Clio V6, even this later version with a higher-spec engine, is that it only makes 255 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque (as noted by EVO at the time, from a 3.0-liter mounted where the back seats ought to be....
03:42, 2019-08-03

Women's World Cup: Canada 1-0 Cameroon A header by Kadeisha Buchanan, voted best young player at the 2015 Women's World Cup, ensures Canada open their 2019 campaign with a win over Cameroon....
05:00, 2019-06-11

How Frank became the most famous headcover in the world He's been on Tiger's bag, basically, from the beginning. How a random gift from his mother became a Tiger trademark and changed the life of the woman who created him....
17:14, 2019-06-11

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have them down as dark horses for the title. Their next opponents? Germany....
18:42, 2019-06-11

Best of the 2019 College World Series The 2019 College World Series is underway in Omaha, Nebraska. Take a look at the best images from the NCAA's baseball championships.       ...
02:00, 2019-06-18

‘First Kings’ Myths From Around the World: How Do They Compare? Monarchs have always played a very important role in how their subjects form their cultural identity.  ...
07:00, 2019-07-14

A world breaks apart: When parents split up Parents may have good reasons for separating. But their children often find their world in shatters. It doesn't have to be an endless catastrophe, though, if adults don't forget one thing: that they remain parents....
02:56, 2019-05-22

How to get a leg up wagering lopsided World Cup matchups Oh say, can you see … on the sports betting schedule … the United States Women’s National Team will finally take the pitch in the 2019 World Cup. Unfortunately for fans and bettors, Tuesday’s game with Thailand (Fox, 3 p.m.) isn’t expected to be much...
20:42, 2019-06-11

The World's Most Littered Item Comes Under Fire Cigarette butts are posing an intractable trash problem for regulators and tobacco companies. Regulators are taking a tougher stance on cigarette filter pollution amid concerns about the environmental impact of single-use plastic....
21:42, 2019-07-31

Spain v USA: Women's World Cup last 16 – live! Email Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresportHope Solo: the knockouts are a different kind of pressure 6.13pm BST 55 min: CHANCE FOR USA! They played the ball to Heath! Lavelle sends it to her, and Heath shoots from a tough angle just over the ba...
19:28, 2019-06-24

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
17:00, 2019-05-22

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important things.When women are over-represented in the workforce, it tends be in industries of assistance – cleani...
18:56, 2019-05-22

Going underground: the world's most spectacular caves A cave complex recently reopened on the north Kent coast joins an array of interesting, awe-inspiring and historic grottos from Iceland to New ZealandCocoons of glistening ice in Vatnajökull glacier, Iceland; geometric Fingal’s Cave in Scotland; echo...
01:28, 2019-08-24

World leaders meet at G-7 summit Leaders of the world's seven richest democracies, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States are meeting in France.        ...
19:00, 2019-08-24

10 tech innovations we saw at the Cricket World Cup The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is over, and the England (and Wales) team won it. Just. In the end it came down to the greater number of boundaries scored by England in the final against New Zealand, but throughout the tournament it was techno...
00:56, 2019-07-30

The Fortnite World Cup Was A Kids' Paradise The people who filled Queens, New York’s Arthur Ashe tennis stadium for this weekend’s Fortnite World Cup were people who love Fortnite, or at least those people and their parents. The bulk of the attendees I saw were young kids, swimming in soccer s...
18:00, 2019-07-30

These cities have the best quality of life in the world If you want to live well, move to Zurich. That’s according to a new ranking from Deutsche Bank that analyzes prices and living standards around the world to find the cities with the highest quality of life, as well as the most expensive cities to cal...
21:56, 2019-05-20

World's best airline for 2019 revealed The public has voted: The 2019 countdown of the world's best airlines has been revealed at the Paris Air Show, with the winning airline taking the top spot for the fifth time...
16:00, 2019-06-18

Andy Murray: ‘I went from world No 1 to not being able to walk’ The tennis player on injury, being too hard on himself and sitting in silence with his wifeBorn in Glasgow, Andy Murray, 32, turned professional in 2005. In 2012 he took gold at the London Olympics and won the US Open. The following summer he won Wim...
11:57, 2019-07-06

Women’s World Cup: tickets bought together may not be next to each other • Fifa hope fans ‘will be able to enjoy matches as they envisaged’• Buyers call for rethink in response to Twitter announcementFifa has told fans that ticketing arrangements for the forthcoming Women’s World Cup cannot be changed. The governing body ...
03:28, 2019-05-21

Lido's enduring legacy: A better world So profound and so broad is Lee Iacocca's lasting legacy on every corner of this industry that his death this month at age 94 still bowed heads in reflective awe, some 27 years after he last led Chrysler....
11:00, 2019-07-15

There may be just 19 of the world's most endangered mammal left The vaquita, a small porpoise and the most endangered marine mammal, has long been threatened by fishing nets. A new study says there are just 19 animals left...
04:28, 2019-07-31

How the world’s first quintuplets were exploited in a human zoo It was a typical playground — if you ignored the barbed wire and bizarre signs: “PLEASE COOPERATE; SILENCE IS REQUESTED.” “NO PHOTOGRAPHS ALLOWED TO BE TAKEN OF THE CHILDREN.” The children in question were the internationally famous Dionne quintuplet...
13:56, 2019-08-25

This quadriplegic videographer travels the world Australian videographer and quadriplegic, Jaimen Hudson, doesn't let his wheelchair hold him back from traveling the world. He uses a drone to document his travels, but his most popular footage comes from his home country. Visit INSIDER's homepage fo...
12:00, 2019-07-31

20 of the world's best waterfalls: readers’ tips Awe-inspiring torrents from Japan to the Isle of Man are the focus of adventurous trips for Guardian readers, who love to go with the flowThe aptly named Cola de Caballo (horsetail) cascade is the most spectacular of the many along the Arazas River i...
11:42, 2019-08-01

New real-world features we'd like to see for iOS 13 Apple's WWDC conference starts Monday, showcasing new features we'll see on iPhones and iPads in the fall. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. PT        ...
18:28, 2019-06-01

Baker's dozen for USA as they set a new World Cup record Holders USA have set a new record for FIFA World Cup finals, for either women or men, by thrashing Thailand 13-0 in their opening match of the 2019 tournament....
02:56, 2019-06-12

USWNT shuts out Netherlands to win another World Cup LYON, France — The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal. Rapinoe, ...
21:14, 2019-07-07

This is the world's largest computer chip A new AI startup has launched what it says is the largest semiconductor chip ever built.Cerebras Systems has taken the wraps off its Wafer Scale Engine (WSE), which packs in 1.2 trillion transistors, as a new type of computer optimised exclusively fo...
14:56, 2019-08-20

US to play France in Under-20 World Cup round of 16 The United States will play France in the Under-20 World Cup’s round of 16 after Les Bleus beat Mali 3-2 on Friday to win Group E. The Americans finished second to Ukraine in Group D, losing 2-1 to Ukraine in their opener before defeating Niger...
22:42, 2019-05-31

O’Sullivan: Why I'm finished with World Championship "Ronnie O’Sullivan has renewed his feud with snooker’s administration by again threatening to skip high-profile tournaments including the World Championship."...
19:28, 2019-05-23

People Are Still Obsessed With Pokemon And This Is Their World Cup At the annual Pokemon World Championships, held in a different city each year, approximately 1,500 players as young as 5 years old from nearly 50 countries competed in the card- and video-game......
08:42, 2019-08-20

PHOTOS: 2019 World Photography Day #metaslider_307830_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} Courtesy: UA Professor Eliot M. Herman Courtesy: UA Professor Eliot M. Herman Sahuarita /Courtesy:...
08:14, 2019-08-20

Breaking down the lines for Women’s World Cup In what’s shaping up as a dream finale for the July Fourth weekend, the Stars and Stripes will try will try to win the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Sunday morning against the Netherlands (Fox, 11 a.m., don’t forget the early kickoff). The United States ...
21:14, 2019-07-07

This Could Be the World's First Smartphone With a 64-Megapixel Camera Samsung is reportedly working on an updated version of the Galaxy A70 with its new 64-megapixel camera sensor. The phone is expected to release in the second half of 2019....
00:14, 2019-05-24

ITF announces changes to World Tennis Tour The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a major change to "optimize" the structure of lower-rung professional tournaments, six months after launching the World Tennis Tour....
00:28, 2019-05-24

Why the gaming world will be worse once GameStop is gone Enlarge / Artist's conception of a customer virtually experiencing a world without GameStop. (credit: Ava Williams/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) Major game retailer GameStop has been having more than its fair share of struggles lately. Afte...
23:14, 2019-08-02

Netflix’s Rim Of The World shows where sci-fi is headed Enlarge / Netflix really knows how to keep this controller in the hand of certain niche audiences. (credit: Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) If the movie Rim of the World, which premiered on Netflix this week, looks a little familiar to you,...
18:42, 2019-05-27

Stunning architecture photos from around the world Architechture speaks to people in different ways, and to Dallas photographer Nikola Olic, abstract images of urban structures are most intriguing.       ...
20:56, 2019-08-02

Netherlands advances at Women's World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women's World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France....
13:00, 2019-06-17

Aurora prizes independence in AV world After its breakup with VW, Aurora began a fresh pairing with FCA, and VW apparently moved closer to a new tie-up with Ford that could reshape the autonomous-vehicle landscape....
11:14, 2019-06-17

Warne Says This About World Cup Final Overthrow Shane Warne, who is also a part of the MCC committee which will review the decision, questioned umpire's decision, saying that the overthrow should have been called a dead ball....
10:56, 2019-08-21

When America landed on the moon, the whole world did It was an American mission to land on the moon. But it would have been impossible without the rest of the world. The Apollo program relied on a global network of tracking stations and their engineers....
14:14, 2019-07-12

USA men could be rugby world champions this weekend – no, really Earn three more points than Fiji in Paris and Mike Friday, Perry Baker and the rest of the Eagles will be in sevens heavenIf the USA men’s sevens team earns three more points than Fiji in Paris this weekend, they will be crowned world champions. Rela...
08:42, 2019-06-01

The World’s Most Consumed Alcohol Is One You Might Not Have Tried. But It’s Coming to a Bar Near You “You’re going to drink a little more than you like, and you can’t refuse,” the late Anthony Bourdain told his co-star Eric Ripert when they ventured to China’s Sichuan Province on his Parts Unknown television show. Bourd...
06:28, 2019-05-23

FIFA Is Screwing Up The Women's World Cup On Wednesday, FIFA approved the expansion of the 2023 Women’s World Cup from 24 teams to 32, ignoring concerns about match quality and financial investment in an attempt to capitalize on the growing popularity of women’s soccer. It’s a very FIFA move...
03:42, 2019-08-02

Meet the Art World's Rising Stars Young creators are blending traditional techniques with digital savvy, making works that are in demand at auctions and museums—here are five to watch....
06:00, 2019-06-17

Racing lines: The ultimate lap… around the world Nothing is quite so daunting - and adventurous - as a 22,000 mile, cross-continental vintage and classic rally We all love a road trip, so how about signing up for the ultimate drive, with an added spice of competition? That’s the premise for the ‘...
11:56, 2019-05-23

Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world Uber is trialling a feature that allows customers to stop their drivers from talking. But there’s growing evidence that cutting ourselves off like this isn’t healthyThe mute button was invented in 1956 by Robert Adler, an Austrian-born engineer worki...
08:00, 2019-06-12

Picking up the pieces of the new world (dis)order Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, said that the world has fallen into a "great strategic puzzle." It is unclear who could pick up the pieces and reassemble them, says DW's Christian Trippe....
08:28, 2019-05-24

And the least feminist nation in the world is... Denmark? A poll of more than 25,000 people in 23 major countries found that just one in six Danes consider themselves a feministIt is one of the best places in the world to be a woman, with a narrow gender pay gap, equal employment rights, universal nursery c...
13:42, 2019-05-10

How ‘Cybersovereignty’ Splits the Once World Wide Web Early on, the narrative around the internet was it should be unfettered and borderless, a global commons. That didn’t last. China’s President Xi Jinping has led the way in asserting what’s become known as cybersovereignty -- a nation’s right to contr...
00:14, 2019-05-03

Revealed: the $731,003 gender pay gap in US World Cup bonuses The US women’s team have earned $90,000 in bonuses for reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, a sum that would be six times higher were they entitled to the same bonus structure as their men’s counterparts Continue reading......
10:56, 2019-06-28

Serbia beat Team USA in World Cup "Serbia beat Team USA 94-89 in a consolation game at the FIBA World Cup in\r\nChina on Thursday, continuing a spiral that will conclude Saturday with no\r\nbetter than a seventh-place finish in the tournament."...
19:28, 2019-09-12

A guide to the world’s most stunning gems Sapphire The most famous sapphire engagement ring in recent history was given by Prince Charles to Lady Diana. Nearly three decades later, their son Prince William used the same ring to pop the question to Kate Middleton, now Duchess of Cambridge. Cr...
18:42, 2019-05-09

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all, you're probably sick of hearing how mobile gaming is a fast-growing business juggernaut destined t...
15:00, 2019-05-02

11 unmissable wonders of the natural world Seven wonders of the world? Too few! We dial it up to 11 with this selection of nature’s greatest hits – unique environments all too often in trouble...
15:00, 2019-04-28

The curious fate of the eighth wonder of the world People travelled from far and wide to see New Zealand’s spectacular pink and white terraces. Then they were destroyed in a volcanic eruption – or were they?...
15:00, 2019-04-28

Why in the world does Joel Embiid fall down so much? Joel Embiid is known for his elite social media game, his adoration of The Process and his MVP-level play. But watch any Sixers game, and you'll see something else: Embiid falls down ... constantly. And no one has figured out why -- until now....
16:14, 2019-05-09

I'm English – but I want USA to beat the Lionesses in the World Cup For all its travails, the United States of America was built for its people. The same cannot be said for the land where I was bornI am an Englishman, Leeds born – Leeds, that damned city – and go at things as I have taught myself, freestyle, and will...
19:42, 2019-07-01

Besides Jaguar, Who Else Has Multiple World Car Wins? Nissan has won 3 trophies overall, which includes the first gen Leaf EV bagging World Car in 2011. The Lexus LS 460 gave Toyota Group its maiden WCOTY win in 2007, though Toyota has also won twice in......
15:42, 2019-04-30

PEN World Voices Festival: It happened to me Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
21:42, 2019-05-03