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UN unearths record low temperature for Northern Hemisphere

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 05:35:49 -0400

Climate historians hunting for past temperature extremes have unearthed what the U.N. weather agency calls a new record low in the Northern Hemisphere of nearly -70 degrees Celsius (-93 F) at a remote Greenland site _ tallied nearly three decades ago

1 officer dismissed from Alton Sterling wrongful death suit

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 05:39:52 -0400

A white Louisiana police officer who assisted in the arrest in which Alton Sterling was fatally shot has been dismissed from a wrongful death lawsuit

Mars drops Uncle Ben's, reveals new name for rice brand

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 05:40:45 -0400

The Uncle Ben’s rice brand is changing its name to Ben's Original

US firm pleads guilty to paying bribes in Brazil, Venezuela

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 02:25:33 -0400

An American company has pleaded guilty to federal charges that it paid bribes to officials in Brazil, Ecuador and Venezuela to get lucrative contracts, and will pay $16.6 million in fines

World leaders who skipped past UN meetings get their moment

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 01:38:02 -0400

For some world leaders, the pandemic brings an opportunity

China, top global emitter, aims to go carbon-neutral by 2060

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 01:36:33 -0400

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will aim to stop adding to the global warming problem by 2060

Recorded attack on Black runner is charged as a hate crime

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 00:13:32 -0400

A woman accused of hurling a bottle and a racial slur at a Black runner in New York City has been charged with attempted assault as a hate crime and aggravated harassment

US government executes killer obsessed with witchcraft

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 00:10:22 -0400

The U.S. government has executed a former soldier who said an obsession with witchcraft led him to kill a Georgia nurse he believed had put a spell on him

Today in History

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 00:00:33 -0400

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Sept. 23, the 267th day of 2020. There are 99 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 23, 1952, Sen. Richard M. Nixon, R-Calif., salvaged his vice-presidential nomination by appearing on television from Los Angeles to refute allegations of improper campaign fundraising in what became known as the “Checkers” speech. On this date: In 63 B.C., Caesar Augustus, the first Roman emperor, was born. In 1806, the Lewis and Clark expedition returned to St. Louis more than two years after setting out for the Pacific Northwest. In 1846, Neptune was identified as a planet by German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle (GAH’-luh). In 1932, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded. In 1939, Sigmund Freud (froyd), the founder of psychoanalysis, died in London at age 83. In 1949, President Harry S. Truman announced there was evidence the Soviet Union had recently conducted a nuclear test explosion. (The test had been carried out...

Attorney: Black man shot by LA deputies wasn't holding a gun

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 21:32:48 -0400

Attorneys for a Black man shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies says he wasn't holding a gun when they opened fire — contradicting an account from the department

Giants sign Devonta Freeman on one-year deal

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:43:00 BST

The New York Giants are set to sign free agent running back Devonta Freeman on a one-year, $3 million deal, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.

Howley appointed Canada assistant coach

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:34:00 BST

Rob Howley will begin rebuilding his coaching career with Canada after being appointed senior assistant to Canucks boss Kingsley Jones.

Players Championship Finals behind closed doors

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:28:00 BST

The Players Championship Finals will be staged behind closed doors in November, with the Butlin's Minehead Resort unable to host the event in 2020.

Five withdraw from European Masters due to coronavirus

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:12:00 BST

Snooker players Daniel Wells and Gary Wilson have withdrawn from the European Masters after testing positive for coronavirus.

Wolves sign Semedo for £29m from Barcelona

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:09:00 BST

Wolves have completed the signing of right-back Nelson Semedo from Barcelona in a deal worth around £29m.

'Mayweather in talks to fight YouTuber Paul'

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:50:00 BST

Floyd Mayweather is in negotiations to fight YouTube influencer Logan Paul, according to Viddal Riley.

Nuggets demonstrate resilience again in Gm 3 win

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 10:00:00 BST

The Denver Nuggets demonstrated resilience once more in their Western Conference Finals Game 3 win over Los Angeles Lakers.

Trueshan aimed at Ascot feature

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:36:00 BST

Alan King plans to pitch Trueshan into Pattern company for the first time in next month's Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup at Ascot.

Halep: I'm more mature, more relaxed

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:30:00 BST

"The pandemic got me in a place that I really dreamed to be," Simona Halep says she had found inner calm during tennis's coronavius shutdown.

Fury vs Wilder: Warren hints at overseas location

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:37:00 BST

Tyson Fury's promoter Frank Warren has suggested the trilogy fight against Deontay Wilder could yet take place outside of the UK and USA.

New iPhone 12 release date, price, specs, leaks and what you need to know

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:22:49 +0000

The new iPhone and iPhone 12 Pro are set to be game-changing iPhones for 2020, with 5G and a new design.

Google kills off paid-for Chrome extensions

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:21:17 +0000

Developers will have to find new ways to make money

Celebrate Heritage Day with this free audio tour guide

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:18:21 +0000

VoiceMap is offering a free voucher for one of their Cape tours to celebrate Heritage Day

Nvidia RTX 3080 20GB and RTX 3060 leak suggests an imminent attack on AMD’s Big Navi and midrange GPUs

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:14:39 +0000

An RTX 3080 with 20GB of VRAM looks more and more likely going by leakage from GPU makers.

Bethesda may not be Microsoft's last big Xbox Studios purchase

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:06:27 +0000

Microsoft may have other targets in its sights.

Amazon website, app in India adds more regional languages - focus on the south

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:03:43 +0000

Amazon is looking for growth outside tier-1 cities in India and its latest effort with more regional languages after launching in Hindi is aimed at getting more festival season shoppers

Mobile Industry Awards 2020: Best Network for Data is EE

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:00:29 +0000

EE is the best network for data at the 2020 MIAs.

The excellent Jaybird X4 wireless earbuds have hit their lowest ever price at Amazon

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:52:44 +0000

The Jaybird X4 wireless earbuds are among the best running headphones of 2020.

OnePlus 8T leak shows specs, and the price may be lower than first thought

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:48:02 +0000

An Amazon listing for the OnePlus 8T has shown us a variety of the specs you should expect on the upcoming device.

iPhone 12 reveal date looks set for October 13, or maybe even sooner

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:43:42 +0000

A source claims that the iPhone 12 range will land on October 13, but it might land even sooner.

Jordyn Woods Slays In A Sexy Cutout Dress To Celebrate Her 23rd Birthday Week — See Pic

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 05:11:27 +0000

Is imitation the sincerest form of flattery? Jordyn Woods wore a sexy black cutout dress on the eve of her 23rd birthday that is identical in all but color to one her ex BFF Kylie Jenner donned for her 23rd b-day.

Kim Kardashian Reveals She’s ‘Third Wheeling’ During Workout With Khloe & Tristan Amidst Reconciliation Rumors

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 05:05:07 +0000

Kim Kardashian joined Khloe and her sister's ex, Tristan Thompson, for another group workout. This time, Kim teased that she was 'third wheeling' her workout buddies!

Candace Cameron Bure Joins ‘Full House’ Cast For New Music Video After Photo Scandal

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 04:08:47 +0000

Candace Cameron Bure reunited with her 'Full House' cast mates for the cutest sing along. It comes on the heels of the actress taking heat after sharing a photo of her husband going to second base with her.

8,300 People Rate This $22 Fitness Tracker As The Top Way To Record Their Daily Calorie Burn

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 03:44:52 +0000

If you're looking for an easy way to get in shape, then look no further then this $22 fitness tracker which is currently on sale & has thousands of positive reviews!

Halsey Performs Flawless Rendition Of ‘Dear Mr. President’ By 4 Non Blondes At ‘Time100’

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 03:14:32 +0000

Halsey is one of the most influential artists of the moment – and she just proved it during the 'TIME100' primetime special with a rousing performance of 'Dear Mr. President.'

Nikki Bella ‘Leaning On’ Sister Brie Amid New Motherhood While Artem Chigvintsev’s Filming ‘DWTS’

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 03:12:37 +0000

Nikki Bella's fiancé Artem Chigvintsev is busy shooting 'DWTS' so she's spending all her time with her sister Brie Bella and their new babies.

‘Teen Mom 2’s Leah Messer Reveals She Was 13 The 1st Time She Had Sex: ‘I Didn’t Know Anything’

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 02:45:10 +0000

Leah Messer shared her story about having sex for 'the first time' on the Sept. 22 episode of 'Teen Mom 2,' after realizing she needs to have important talks with her twins soon.

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Show Off The Lush Backyard Of Their $14 Million Mansion During ‘Time100’

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 02:42:20 +0000

Two of the most influential people in the world – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle – appeared during the TIME100 Special and pleaded with Americans to get out and vote in November.

‘DWTS’ Recap: The First Couple Is Sent Home & Kaitlyn Bristowe Dances Through An Injury

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 02:11:21 +0000

Week two of 'DWTS' introduced a new frontrunner and featured a few major stumbles. The night ended with the first celebrity of season 29 being sent home.

Sterling K. Brown Makes Fans Actually ‘Like Ross’ During Hilarious ‘Friends’ Episode Reading

Wed, 23 Sep 2020 01:35:16 +0000

Gabrielle Union made fans' dreams come true when she hosted an all Black cast table read of a popular episode of 'Friends'.

Ben Affleck Believes Most Mid-Budget Movies Will Skip Theaters Post-Pandemic

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 16:58:50 PDT

With the movie industry changing Ben Affleck thinks only big franchises like Star Wars or Marvel will get major releases in theaters.

New Ruth Bader Ginsburg Documentary Is Now Screening for Potential Buyers

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 16:46:50 PDT

Ruth, a new documentary chronicling the life of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is currently screening for potential buyers.

Supernova Trailer Puts Stanley Tucci & Colin Firth's Love to the Ultimate Challenge

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 16:24:24 PDT

StudioCanal has released the first trailer for Supernova, the sophomore feature directorial effort from Harry Macqueen.

Darth Vader's Big Rogue One Scene Hits Different with a Blue Lightsaber

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 15:59:33 PDT

YouTuber Yusi-D-Jordan has given Darth Vader a blue lightsaber for the climax of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Harold & Kumar 4 May Go to Outer Space Teases a Hopeful Kal Penn

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 15:46:22 PDT

Harold & Kumar star Kal Penn is still on board for a fourth installment, and if it were up to him, the sequel would be set in outer space.

Rogue One Disney+ Prequel Series Recruits Black Mirror Director Toby Haynes

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 15:14:54 PDT

Tony Gilroy has stepped down as director of the Rogue One prequel series, paving the way for Toby Haynes to step in.

Tiffany Haddish Joins Nicolas Cage in His Meta Movie The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 14:32:12 PDT

Tiffany Haddish has now signed on to play a rogue government agent alongside Nicolas Cage in the meta action-comedy, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.

The Passion of the Christ 2 Will Be the 'Biggest Film in World History' According to Star Jim Caviezel

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 13:27:17 PDT

Jim Caviezel confirms that Mel Gibson has given him the third draft of Resurrection, a sequel to Passion of the Christ.

Even John David Washington Still Doesn't Fully Understand What Was Happening in Tenet

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 13:09:01 PDT

Tenet star John David Washington has revealed that, despite being the Protagonist, he still does not fully understand the convoluted spy thriller.

First Dune TV Spot Proves That Fear Is the Real Mind Killer

Tue, 22 Sep 2020 12:39:49 PDT

The first Dune television spot has been released and focusses on Timothée Chalamet's reluctant hero, Paul Atreides.

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