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Numbers game: the subterfuge and suspicion of a Tory leadership contest

The MP paused to check his phone, sighed, and turned casually to a colleague waiting at the same lift in Portcullis House. "Boris is inviting me for a chat," he confided. "I haven't made my mind up yet, what do you think?"...

Numbers game: the subterfuge and suspicion of a Tory leadership contest

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'Shop Contest: Freelancing After Making Super Mario Maker 2 was recently released and I’ve got Mario Maker 2 on the brain. I also wonder if making levels pays very well? Probably not. So co...
15:16 2019-07-07

'Shop Contest: Danny Trejo Did you see the recent news about how Danny Trejo saw a car crash and jumped into action, saving a young child and then taking care of that kid until...
15:48 2019-08-11

'Shop Contest: E3 2019, Winners! Last week was E3 2019 and to celebrate that giant convention of trailers and teasers I asked you wonderful people to create some E3 announcements of ...
18:00 2019-06-15

'Shop Contest: Keanu Reeves This isn’t the most surprising contest, I know. But look, what else was I going to do? The internet loves Keanu Reeves and he just appeared at E3 thi...
20:00 2019-06-16

By the Numbers: Vaccines Are Safe Americans have received billions of doses of vaccines for everything from measles to the flu. In 30 years, very few injury claims have been filed wit...
03:16 2019-06-18

WWDC 2019 by the numbers Apple held its 2019 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose on Monday and took the opportunity to show off its latest MacOS build, a bunch of new...
18:48 2019-06-03

Tiger's career by the numbers It was never meant to happen. And yet, it did. It was the major victory many had long since accepted would never happen again -- 3,955 days after his...
09:16 2019-05-21

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 Te...
12:32 2019-07-06

Why the next Tory leader may not become PM on Wednesday The arrival of the 77th prime minister on Wednesday will mark the first time in history the officeholder has been selected by a party membership rath...
02:48 2019-07-22

Fortune and fame can be yours if you win Samsung's new contest; here's how to enter Now that Sir Jony Ive is leaving Apple to start his own design firm, do you think that you can step up and be the next in-house design superstar? Sam...
19:00 2019-06-28

Nothing ‘Magic’ About the Flawed Contest to Become U.K. Prime Minister In 1963, a cabal of Conservative insiders called the “magic circle” chose the party’s — and therefore the country’s — leader. Is the current system a...
12:48 2019-07-12

'Shop Contest: National Mustard Day, Winners! Happy National Mustard Day! Grab your bottles of mustard and start eating stuff covered in that spicy, yellow sauce. This magical day only comes once...
23:16 2019-08-03

'Shop Contest: Keanu Reeves, Winners! I’m back, after taking a weekend off. I feel refreshed and ready to judge. Two weeks ago, you fine folks were tasked with creating images featuring t...
02:00 2019-06-30

Meet the new winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Scamp the Tramp will never win a beauty contest. But he’s won an ugly one. The bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch took top honors Friday night at the 31st a...
03:16 2019-06-22

'Shop Contest: National Fried Chicken Day Next weekend on July 6th, we all celebrate National Fried Chicken Day. Or at least we should. So instead of waiting until next weekend to do this con...
14:32 2019-06-30

Mario Maker Contest: International Cat Day, Winners! Last week I asked you wonderful people to create some cat-themed Mario levels in celebration of International Cat Day. It was time to honor our cats ...
17:16 2019-08-17

'Shop Contest: Switch Lites For Everyone, Winners! The new Switch console, the Switch Lite, looks like a pretty piece of candy. I want one, even though I don’t need one. I assumed others felt this wa...
19:48 2019-07-20

'Shop Contest: Danny Trejo, Winners! Last week I asked you folks to create some images to honor and celebrate the man, myth, and legend himself, Danny Trejo. He recently saved a small ch...
17:16 2019-08-17

Mario Maker Contest: Short And Sweet “Brevity is the soul of wit.” This is a famous line written by some dude named Shakespeare. Anyways, what it basically means is the best Mario Maker ...
15:48 2019-07-20

Mario Maker Contest: Summertime Fun, Winners! Last week I asked you fine Mario Makers to create some levels that were all about the summer heat. I got a ton of courses and each offering various t...
21:16 2019-07-13

'Shop Contest: Freelancing After Making, Winners! Construction work is hard work. So last week I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to show me how the Mario Bros. make more money on the side. I got a...
21:16 2019-07-13

'Shop Contest: The Next Twitch Superstar, Winners! Ninja has left Twitch and is now streaming only on Mixer. This has left a large hole at that website. Who will step up to be the next Ninja? Sure, so...
15:48 2019-08-11

The Netherlands wins the Eurovision Song Contest Bookies favorite Duncan Lawrence has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with his power ballad "Arcade." An exclusive performance by a 6...
15:32 2019-05-21

Mayhem at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut dominated again for his 12th title at the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. These are some of the best images from the event...
15:48 2019-07-04

I finished last in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest — and I’m proud of it You don’t know Prudence DiBenedetto, but you’ve likely seen her before. The 32-year-old mother of one is a two-time contestant in the Nathan’s Hot Do...
16:32 2019-07-03

'Shop Contest: Death Stranding Baby We finally have a release date for Death Stranding and it actually turns out this game is coming out and will soon be playable. WEIRD! The star of th...
13:48 2019-06-02

Actor Michael Madsen pleads no contest to DUI “Reservoir Dogs” actor Michael Madsen has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor drunken driving after crashing his SUV into a pole in Malibu, California,...
10:00 2019-08-16

Israelis Brace for a New Election. The Real Contest May Come Later. With polls showing the major parties deadlocked, Israelis already seem to be looking past Sept. 17 election to the bruising coalition negotiations ex...
16:16 2019-08-01

Competitors weigh-in for Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Conestants weighed in Tuesday for the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island. After a record-breaking performance last year, Jo...
19:00 2019-07-03

Man dies after taco-eating contest in California Fresno Grizzlies ‘devastated to learn’ of Dana Hutchings’ death following event at minor-league baseball gameA man died shortly after competing in a ...
22:00 2019-08-14

Mario Maker Contest: Summer Time Fun Summer is here. The sun is out longer and longer each day, shirts are drenched in sweat, ice cream is back on the menu and ACs are turned down to the...
16:01 2019-07-05

Aaditya Thackeray May Become The First Of His Family To Contest Polls Aditya Thackeray, the son of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, is likely to contest the Maharashtra election later this year, sources said on Thursda...
10:32 2019-08-01

'Shop Contest: Finding The Next Twitch Superstar Ninja, the former Twitch superstar, has left the popular streaming service and is now only on Mixer. This leaves a gap for someone else to jump into ...
15:00 2019-08-04

Butterfly numbers fell by one third in the US over last two decades Butterfly numbers have dropped by one third in the US over 20 years because of climate change and habitat destruction – and other insects may be decl...
19:32 2019-07-09

After Math: Five big numbers (and one maddeningly small one) During a week when Greenland's glaciers lost more than 12 billion tons of ice in a single 24 hour period, it seems only fitting that we take a l...
14:00 2019-08-04

Legend of Mariano Rivera goes way beyond the numbers The 652 saves, most in MLB history, tell only part of the story. The legacy of Mariano Rivera lives on not only in that number, but in the Yankees bu...
21:32 2019-07-18

Gillibrand confronted by CNN over low polling numbers Things got testy on "CNN Newsroom" Tuesday after host Poppy Harlow confronted Presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand with her low polling numbers,...
16:16 2019-07-09

NBA free agency ‘odds’ have just been bad numbers Time for a refresher course on how to make your own odds. Unfortunately, the recent blizzard of coverage blanketing pro basketball’s free agency free...
12:32 2019-07-03

CNN Democratic debate: Night two by the numbers As the second group of candidates takes the stage for the CNN Democratic debate, we're tracking speaking times by candidate. Follow along during the ...
18:48 2019-07-31

Jio to Focus on Subscriber Numbers, Not Tariffs Reliance Industries plans to remain focused on subscriber additions rather than chase higher tariffs for its Jio telecoms business, a top company exe...
04:48 2019-07-22

Roger Federer’s 101 Titles: By the Numbers With a win over John Isner in Sunday's Miami Open final, Roger Federer now has 101 titles. He is eight short of matching Jimmy Connors for the most i...
18:48 2019-05-21

Next Tory PM will not be able to suspend parliament – Bercow Speaker says it is ‘blindingly obvious’ that no-deal Brexit cannot happen without vote• Latest political developments - liveJohn Bercow, the Speaker ...
15:32 2019-06-06

Tory MP to 'spend summer' considering Lib Dem defection A Conservative MP has suggested he will "spend the summer" deciding whether to defect to the Liberal Democrats due to his opposition to a no-deal Bre...
18:32 2019-07-31

Justin Gimelstob Pleads No Contest in Battery Case Gimelstob, the tennis commentator, coach and ATP board member, was sentenced to three years’ probation and 60 days of community service after a felon...
18:48 2019-05-21

Texas 8th-grader wins National Geographic contest Nihar Janga, an eighth-grader from Austin, Texas, with an already impressive array of awards, took home top honors Wednesday in the 31st annual Natio...
03:16 2019-05-23

Tom Brady enters the NFL quarterback beer chugging contest Tom Brady can chug with the best of them, too. The Patriots quarterback took some time off from trying to answer for his ‘Tom Terrific’ t...
14:01 2019-06-07

Seven up: Contest to replace May as British prime minister gets crowded The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with seven candidates now throwing their hat into the ring, saying...
21:00 2019-05-25

Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will b...
06:48 2019-05-25

'Shop Contest: National Fried Chicken Day, Winners! I love fried chicken. From a fast food joint, a local diner or homemade, I love it all. So in celebration of National Fried Chicken Day, I asked you ...
03:48 2019-07-07

Scamp the Tramp wins World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Scamp the Tramp, held by Darlene Wright, after winning 2019 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) _____ Scamp the Tramp will neve...
15:16 2019-06-22

Unpopularity contest to decide Guatemalan presidential election Conservative Alejandro Giammattei could make it fourth time lucky in Guatemala's presidential runoff on Sunday if misgivings about his opponent among...
17:32 2019-08-07

Record number of women to contest Japan elections This year's polls for Japan’s upper house of parliament are witnessing the highest number of women candidates. Opposition parties hope the move will ...
08:48 2019-07-16

Scamp the Tramp is champ at World's Ugliest Dog Contest California competition highlights plight of rescue dogsOwner: ‘I think the audience saw his beautiful spirit’Scamp the Tramp, a bug-eyed, dreadlocked...
12:32 2019-06-22

'Shop Contest: Death Stranding Baby, Winners! Last week your wonderful readers took the baby from Death Stranding and took it on some grand adventures. I got a ton of entries this week and narrow...
18:00 2019-06-08

Boris Johnson Wins Contest to Become New U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the contest to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain’s Conservative Party and U.K. Prime Minister, party officials ann...
09:16 2019-07-23

Old men by the sea: Tennessee banker takes Hemingway lookalike contest Joe Maxey, 68, beats 141 other author impersonatorsLong-running event shows importance of being ErnestA retired banker from Tennessee beat 141 other ...
14:00 2019-07-21

Cricket World Cup: Why the India-Pakistan contest is more than just sport More than a billion television viewers around the globe are watching the India-Pakistan Cricket World Cup match in Manchester, England. What makes th...
12:16 2019-06-16

'Shop Contest: Let's Make Our Own Splinter Cell Sequel Over the last week and a half, it seems a lot of folks have been talking about Splinter Cell. This is because of a cruel joke Tweet from Ubisoft deve...
18:48 2019-05-26

AI made from a sheet of glass can recognise numbers just by looking A sheet of glass can distinguish between drawings of 0 to 9, because light waves reflected off the images are bent differently as they pass through t...
11:16 2019-07-08

20 numbers that explain Dan Snyder’s 20 years with the Redskins On May 25, 1999, NFL owners unanimously approved the $800 million sale of the team to a group led by a rich 34-year-old who was a lifelong Redskins f...
20:01 2019-05-23

| Alarm at NZ's falling schoolboy rugby numbers As the All Blacks chase a third straight World Cup, the schoolboy rugby competitions that forged many of New Zealand's stars face an "alarming" fall ...
03:16 2019-07-24

The Fed getting a sneak peek at July’s job numbers isn’t a bad thing The way things are supposed to work, the Federal Reserve shouldn’t have seen the job figures for July that will be reported Friday. Those numbers are...
22:32 2019-07-31

Fibonacci Numbers in Asian Stocks: Watch Hong Kong's Hang Seng stock index recently reversed its June rally -- and the reversal came at the Fibonacci .618 retracement point. Watch to see wha...
15:32 2019-07-10

Reliance Jio To Focus On Subscriber Numbers Not Tariffs Its strategy is aimed at prolonging the pressure on rivals such as Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, whose revenue and profits have plunged since the ...
03:16 2019-07-22

The hidden numbers that show how bad Mets’ dive really is A long slump against betting market expectations often foreshadows a firing. Did the recent collapse by the New York Mets send such signals about Mic...
12:16 2019-05-21

FiDi is seeing its best midyear lease numbers in nearly 20 years FiDi landlords are celebrating the area’s biggest midyear office leasing total since 2000 — about 3.8 million square feet, according to new data from...
17:00 2019-08-13

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 event by the numbers Samsung took to the stage on Wednesday to show off the latest advances in its Galaxy Note 10 line, including new iterations of the Note 10 and 10+, a...
20:48 2019-08-07

Air France KLM's May passenger numbers rose 3.3% from last year Air France KLM carried a total of 9.2 million passengers across its networks last month, up 3.3% from the same period last year, the airline said on ...
04:00 2019-06-11

Xbox Live ID numbers let you choose a Gamertag that's already taken As Microsoft makes Xbox Live an entertainment service that spreads across more platforms (including Switch, Android and iOS), it's also relaxing...
06:16 2019-06-11

Behind the numbers: Mets’ second-half surge explained The Mets are 19-5 over their last 24 games, and it’s largely because of these numbers: 1.33: Zack Wheeler’s ERA in 20¹/₃ innings 1.78: Noah Syn...
05:32 2019-08-08

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the co...
10:16 2019-05-21

By the numbers: Best June for the Dow since 1938, S&P 500's best first half in two decades Wall Street wrapped up a roaring June and first half of the year as investors cheered the prospects of easier monetary policy from the Federal Reserv...
01:16 2019-06-29

Butterfly numbers fell by one-third in the US over past two decades Butterfly numbers have dropped by one-third in the US over 20 years because of climate change and habitat destruction – and other insects may be decl...
13:32 2019-07-11

Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas...
09:32 2019-05-21

May clinging on as Tory MPs spark open warfare Theresa May is clinging on to her premiership after furious Conservative MPs granted her some light relief by deciding not to change party rules that...
19:16 2019-05-22

Get on board with boat shoes, would-be Tory leaders A nostalgic trend could be just the thing for wannabe captains of the Brexit shipLong associated with yachts and men in their 60s, boat shoes are enj...
21:48 2019-06-14

Tory MP under fire for grabbing protester by neck MPs have called for the suspension of a minister after he was filmed forcefully grabbing a climate change protester who gatecrashed an event at Londo...
23:00 2019-06-20

Ex-deputy PM loses Tory whip over Lib Dem support Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections on ...
08:48 2019-05-21

Tory MPs in push to protect new PM from confidence vote Tory MPs are pushing to introduce new rules to protect the next prime minister from a confidence vote for a year after they enter Downing Street, Sky...
01:32 2019-07-19

Boris Johnson elected new Tory leader Former foreign secretary will succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister after beating Jeremy HuntBoris Johnson wins Tory leadership - live...
11:16 2019-07-23

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament ...
14:32 2019-06-13

Theresa May's last day as Tory leader: PM's highs and lows It started with a pledge on the steps of Downing Street to tackle "burning injustices", but Brexit sapped her energy and her time in office ended wit...
09:16 2019-06-07

Tory rivals say there must be no 'coronation' for Boris Johnson Leadership candidates demand proper contest after reports of plan to make them withdrawTory leadership candidates have insisted there must be no unch...
14:48 2019-06-15

Solicitor becomes second man suspended from job after BBC Tory debate appearance An employment solicitor who questioned the Tory leadership candidates during a televised debate has become the second member of the public to be susp...
23:48 2019-06-19

Tory hopeful Stewart would 'look again' at Universal Credit Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart has confirmed he would look again at one of the most controversial aspects of Universal Credit if he were to bec...
13:32 2019-06-18

Inquiry after MP brands Tory colleague 'disgrace' An investigation is to be launched into messages sent to a female Conservative MP by a colleague branding her a "disgrace" and telling her to leave t...
10:32 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-Contest to replace May as British prime minister hots up The contest to replace Theresa May as British prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will b...
06:32 2019-05-25

Miki Sudo wins her sixth Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Hot dog, we have a wiener! Reigning Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest champ Miki Sudo won her sixth title Thursday, scarfing down 31 franks in t...
12:16 2019-07-04

In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson The divisive, charismatic Mr. Johnson, the ex-foreign secretary, is the leading candidate to succeed Mrs. May as Britain’s prime minister. The only p...
06:48 2019-05-25

BJP, Shiv Sena To Contest Maharashtra Polls Together: Devendra Fadnavis On the eve of the launch of his mass outreach programme aimed at building a momentum ahead of the assembly elections, Maharashtra Chief Minister Deve...
13:16 2019-07-31

Prop bets abound ahead of Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Bettors won’t be left hungry just because New Jersey put the kibosh on gambling on the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Online gambling sites s...
02:16 2019-07-04

Joey Chestnut wins 12th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest He’s still the top dog. Joey “Jaws” Chestnut won his 12th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Thursday, downing 71 franks and buns in 1...
14:16 2019-07-04

Arizona Wildlife Calendar Photo Contest open for entries 2019 Wildlife photo contest / Courtesy: AZ Game and Fish Dept. TUCSON – Are you a wildlife enthusiast? Arizona Wildlife Views magazine is now accepti...
11:48 2019-06-05

12-year-old wins Tucson Birthday Stamp Design contest TUCSON – The Tucson Birthday Stamp Design Contest winner was announced Tuesday morning. Nola Gelling, 12, a seventh-grader at Khalsa Montessori Schoo...
18:16 2019-08-21

These 10 winners of the National Handwriting Contest will make you want to practice your penmanship Kwarkot/Shutterstock The educational company Zaner-Bloser hosts an annual national handwriting contest. Each year one winner is chosen from kinderga...
17:32 2019-06-03

Loeb to contest two national rallies in Hyundai i20 World Rally Car Nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb will contest a pair of upcoming national rallies in a Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC, starting with next week's ...
09:16 2019-06-06

Virginia woman pleads no contest in toddler toilet death ROCKY MOUNT, Va. — A Virginia woman has pleaded no contest to charges in the death of her 1-year-old daughter who was found unresponsive lying in a t...
07:32 2019-07-17

'Shop Contest: Let's Make Our Own Splinter Cell Sequel, Winners! Last week I asked you, fine folks of Kotaku, to pitch some Splinter Cell sequel ideas, but only crossovers. That’s how we make this series big again....
20:01 2019-06-01

Scamp the Tramp wins World's Ugliest Dog contest - video A bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch called Scamp the Tramp took top honours on Friday at the 31st annual World’s Ugliest Dog contest. Scamp beat out 18 oth...
12:32 2019-06-22

Canada launches contest to build new fighter jet; first delivery in 2025 Canada launched a long-delayed competition to build new fighter jets on Tuesday, and said it was confident no favoritism had been shown toward any on...
15:48 2019-07-23

Chia Network creates a $100,000 contest to bolster its cryptocurrency platform Chia Network is launching a $100,000 contest with prizes for developers who use its Proof of Space method to create a more efficient cryptocurrency.R...
09:48 2019-07-09

Rice group set to take control of EQT board in proxy contest: sources Brothers Toby and Derek Rice are on course to win control of EQT Corp's board of directors two years after having sold their own company, Rice Energy...
20:16 2019-07-09

Brexit supporter Johnson far ahead in contest to replace British PM Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, surged closer to power on Thursday, winning by far the most support from Conservative la...
17:48 2019-06-13

The Latest: Scamp the Tramp wins California Ugly Dog Contest The Latest on the Ugly Dog Contest in California (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Scamp the Tramp’s looks have made him a winner — but it wasn̵...
04:32 2019-06-22

UPDATE 1-Air France KLM's May passenger numbers rose 3.3% from last year Air France KLM carried a total of 9.2 million passengers across its networks last month, up 3.3% from the same period last year, with new chief execu...
04:00 2019-06-11

Strength in Numbers: Warriors' non-stars come up big when needed most The Golden State Warriors' supporting cast made as big a splash as the Splash Brothers in a Game 2 win over the Toronto Raptors.   &#...
13:16 2019-06-03

Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend...
17:32 2019-06-19

The Apple Card has no numbers on it — here's how to find them to buy stuff online Here's how to find your Apple Card number on your iPhone if you need to make a purchase that requires you to enter in a card number, expiration ...
09:32 2019-08-16

SpaceX Recovered Its First Rocket Fairing. Let’s Crunch the Numbers! SpaceX recovered its first fairing last week after a Falcon Heavy launch. Here's how to estimate the challenge faced by *Ms. Tree*, the retrieval boa...
22:16 2019-07-02

Parasite brings down mosquito numbers in parts of Guangzhou The number of biting Asian tiger mosquitoes, which spread dengue and Chikungunya, has been reduced by more than 80 per cent at two sites in Guangzhou...
19:48 2019-07-17

Lufthansa CEO sees no 'Greta Effect' on passenger numbers German airline Lufthansa expects passenger numbers to rise about 4% this year, its chief executive told a newspaper, playing down talk that public s...
10:48 2019-07-14

"Forget Numbers, Your Every Word Valuable": PM Reaches Out To Opposition Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underscored the constructive role of the opposition in a healthy democracy as the 17th Lok Sabha began. Speaking t...
08:16 2019-06-17

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s accord...
10:16 2019-05-21

Running the numbers on an insane scheme to save Antarctic ice Enlarge / Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier sheds some icebergs. Could we... sort of... put them back? (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) Imagine, if ...
09:32 2019-07-20

Just how wild is MLB's home run onslaught? These numbers tell the story Home runs are flying at a record rate in 2019 and three teams are on pace to shatter the mark for most homers in a season.     &...
17:48 2019-06-17

Shady Numbers And Bad Business: Inside The Esports Bubble The mainstream narrative of esports has been lovingly crafted by those who benefit from its success. There’s big money in esports, they say. You’ve h...
18:00 2019-05-23

Dr Disrespect's Return To Twitch Brings Big Numbers, Donations Today, after a nearly month-long absence following his E3 bathroom stream suspension, Dr Disrespect returned to Twitch. His suspension lasted two wee...
18:16 2019-07-08

Inside the Knicks’ Ignas Brazdeikis contract numbers LAS VEGAS — The numbers are in on Knicks rookie second-round pick Ignas Brazdeikis, beyond the 30 points he put up Sunday night in the team’s s...
16:48 2019-07-08

By the numbers: How does Calgary’s proposed new arena stack up against other NHL rinks The plan for the $550-million event centre, which will host not only NHL games but other sports and entertainment events, will see taxpayers forking ...
23:01 2019-07-24

Asylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers A recent explosion in asylum requests from immigrants facing deportation has overwhelmed U.S. courts and denial of the requests does little to keep i...
17:16 2019-07-15

Beto and de Blasio Not at All Worried About Their Dismal Poll Numbers The Iowa caucus is still eight months away, but because Iowa is Iowa, the pollsters have already descended on the state to find out where the Midwest...
11:32 2019-06-10

iOS 13 will let you automatically block spam calls and unknown numbers With its iOS 13 update earlier this week, Apple introduced a bunch of privacy-focused features, including ‘Sign In with Apple‘ and limited location t...
05:48 2019-06-05

Kenyan officials blame frequency of doping on numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed a report by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) that ranked the east African nation as the...
16:16 2019-07-12

Revenge of the clothes moths: as numbers boom, can they be stopped? They destroy sweaters, carpets and even wall insulation – and their population has tripled in five years. But there are ways to quell these insatiabl...
16:32 2019-08-19

Numbers Guy Nate Silver Struggling to Read a Chart Nate Silver, the founder and editor in chief of statistical analysis news site FiveThirtyEight, tweeted on Tuesday that people who support candidate ...
23:48 2019-08-06

Yankees’ home run numbers vs. Orioles this season are crazy The Yankees went 10-0 at Camden Yards this season, thanks largely to their home run prowess. Here are all of their impressive homer numbers against B...
05:32 2019-08-08

Koala and kangaroo culling considered as numbers become 'overabundant' Species’ expansion threatens South Australia’s habitat and biodiversity, report saysAnimals including koalas and kangaroos could be culled in parts o...
01:32 2019-07-12

NYPD’s mental health emergency: What’s behind the suicide numbers The NYPD is facing a mental health emergency after its ninth officer this year died by suicide. For ex-cop and suicide survivor Chris Prochut, the cr...
23:00 2019-08-19

Third parties confirm AMD’s outstanding Ryzen 3000 numbers Enlarge (credit: AMD) AMD debuted its new Ryzen 3000 desktop CPU line a few weeks ago at E3, and it looked fantastic. For the first time in 20 year...
16:16 2019-07-10

Factbox: Key facts and numbers to watch in Japanese election Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its junior coalition partner, the Komeito party, look set to retain a solid majorit...
08:00 2019-07-21

War on numbers: Philippines targets drug killing data Facing a U.N. human rights investigation into its bloody war on drugs, the Philippines presented a new death toll on Thursday to counter much higher ...
07:48 2019-07-18

New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. Now our new study shows that honeybees too can ...
10:32 2019-06-22

RNC rakes in a record $20.8M for June amid sky-high Q2 numbers The Republican Party continued bringing in unprecedented fundraising totals with a new high for the month of June that added to its massive war chest...
17:16 2019-07-16

Labour will call for no-confidence motion in next Tory PM, McDonnell says Shadow chancellor says any incoming prime minister should go to the country and seek a mandateLabour will try to force a vote of no confidence in the...
07:48 2019-05-25

Chancellor challenges Tory candidates' spending plans Philip Hammond has challenged Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over their spending plans, saying the "fiscal firepower" built up for a no-deal Brexit wi...
12:01 2019-07-01

Tory rebels threaten Boris Johnson after majority cut to one Prime minister faces losing control of parliament after Lib Dem byelection win Boris Johnson faced a grave threat to his control of parliament on Fri...
15:48 2019-08-02

Tory MPs set out green manifesto urging more eco-friendly policies Fracking ban and new environment act among influential group’s suggestionsFracking should be banned, the UK must take global leadership on the climat...
16:16 2019-07-02

Tory MPs condemn Boris Johnson over Kim Darroch resignation Frontrunner to become PM accused of lack of leadership and called on to apologiseBoris Johnson has been heavily criticised by fellow Tory MPs over hi...
09:16 2019-07-11

Tory MPs express concern over PM candidates' 'unachievable promises' More than 70 moderate Conservative MPs have written to both leadership contenders expressing concern over "unachievable promises" being made during t...
13:16 2019-07-05

Tory donor lined up for trade minister role Theresa May risks igniting a cronyism row during the final weeks of her premiership by lining up a Conservative Party donor as the government's next ...
18:48 2019-06-17

Tory candidates clash on whether Brexit can happen on 31 October Conservative leadership candidates have clashed over whether the UK can leave the EU on 31 October, on day two of the official race to be the next pr...
09:48 2019-06-11

Hancock attacks 'antisemitic' Labour at Tory hustings Health Secretary Matt Hancock has attacked Labour at a hustings event, where he apparently warned of the danger of an "antisemitic party" taking powe...
23:48 2019-06-05

Katz’s hosting fake orgasm contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally…’ anniversary If you can fake it here, you can fake it anywhere. Katz’s Delicatessen is hosting an orgasm-faking contest next month to celebrate the 30-year ...
18:16 2019-05-29

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in cont...
10:32 2019-05-21

Aaron Rodgers Loses Chugging Contest Among Milwaukee-Area Sportsmen Since the Toronto Raptors have Drake cheering them on, the Milwaukee Bucks need their own celebrity row. Green Bay lineman David Bakhtiari has filled...
11:32 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-Canada launches contest to build new fighter jet, first delivery in 2025 Canada on Tuesday launched a long-delayed competition to build new fighter jets and said it was confident no favoritism had been shown toward any one...
14:48 2019-07-23

Katz’s Deli hosting ‘orgasm’ contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally’ anniversary Lunch-goers may hear more pleasurable moaning than usual Friday at Katz’s Delicatessen. The 131-year-old Lower East Side meat mainstay is hosting a f...
16:48 2019-07-11

Major Misfire: This Kid Clearly Thought ‘MasterChef Junior’ Was Some Sort Of Bodybuilding Contest One of the main appeals of reality TV is its unpredictability, but one of the most popular reality shows on television just went off the rails in a w...
12:16 2019-05-24

Democrat Beto O'Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter o...
23:32 2019-07-15

Soccer: Inaugural Nations League finals a wide-open contest Still something of a novelty, UEFA's inaugural Nations League tournament reaches its final stage with a four-team mini-competition in Portugal this w...
08:32 2019-06-03

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest: Time, TV, streaming info and everything else you need to know The annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest enters its 103rd contest on July 4. Here's everything you need to know.   ...
21:16 2019-07-03

Universal and Unity will launch two games by indie contest winners on Steam Universal Games and Digital Platforms and Unity Technologies are announcing they will launch two indie games from the recent Universal GameDev Challe...
09:48 2019-07-09

The wild, outrageous and downright disgusting secrets of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut, the No. 1 competitive eater in the world, still isn’t exactly sure how he broke his own record last summer — eating 74 hot dogs (and b...
00:32 2019-06-30

Joey Chestnut downs 71 hot dog to win his 12th Nathan's Hot Dog eating contest Joey Chestnut downed 71 hot dogs to claim his 12th Nathan's Hot Dog eating contest. Miki Sudo won her sixth contest title in the women's co...
19:16 2019-07-04

Alex Bowman celebrated his first NASCAR win by hosting a syrup-chugging contest The 26-year-old Bowman earned his first Cup Series win Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway and shares some details about the all-night party.  ...
23:16 2019-07-02

Latest Target of Russian Vote Meddling: A Children’s Singing Contest A Russian broadcaster canceled the result of “The Voice Kids” after an investigation revealed that fan voting had been subject to “massive” manipulat...
02:16 2019-05-22

Biden says if Trump challenges his mental state he'll challenge him to a push-up contest Presidential candidate Joe Biden said he would challenge President Trump to a push-up contest on-air if the Commander-in-Chief questions his physical...
14:32 2019-07-16

Barack Obama, silent in Democratic nominating contest, omnipresent in debate Former President Barack Obama was not on the Democratic presidential candidate debate stage on Wednesday night, but he was omnipresent as 2020 hopefu...
15:16 2019-08-01

Heather Locklear faces treatment stint after entering no contest plea Actress Heather Locklear will have to successfully complete a residential treatment program to stay out of jail after she plead no contest to eight m...
06:48 2019-08-18

So punny! ADOT announces winners of this year’s safety message contest TUCSON – Whether you are a dog fan or just enjoy a good pun, this year’s winning slogans of Arizona Department of Transportation statewid...
06:32 2019-06-15

Nathan's hot dog eating contest offers the frank a rare chance to shine The humble hot dog is a common sight at Fourth of July celebrations, and is an established part of the American diet. But the category has been stagn...
08:48 2019-07-04

HomeStreet defeats activist Roaring Blue Lion in proxy contest HomeStreet Inc defeated Roaring Blue Lion Capital Management's campaign to unseat one director and install its own candidate, ending a two-year stand...
23:48 2019-06-20

Molly Schuyler eats 32 burgers in 10 minutes to win Z Burger eating contest Competitive eater Molly Schuyler finished 32 burgers within 10 minutes in the 10th Annual Z Burger Eating Championship, breaking the 27-burger record...
14:48 2019-07-04

New York bartenders claim Long Island Iced Tea contest was ‘rigged’ New York bartenders are reportedly calling for an investigation after the state lost to Tennessee in a Long Island Iced Tea contest earlier this mont...
12:48 2019-06-18

Katz’s Deli patrons compete in ‘When Harry Met Sally’ orgasm contest They’re aching to win! Lunch-goers unleashed some truly exciting performances at Katz’s Delicatessen Friday during a fake orgasm contest inspir...
14:48 2019-07-12

Bank of America CEO on the importance of digital banking: 'The numbers are just rolling' Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan tells Jim Cramer about how mobile banking is attracting millennials customers coming off of the bank's latest...
20:16 2019-07-18

Don’t miss: Godzilla’s return, universal numbers and escaping ships Watch Godzilla take on ancient superspecies, read how great mathematicians like Newton made numbers universal and play at escaping from a sinking res...
13:32 2019-05-25

Look: Woman wins lottery using her favorite NASCAR driver numbers A Virginia woman's favorite NASCAR drivers turned out to be winners at the same time when she used their numbers on a lottery ticket and won a $100,0...
16:16 2019-05-24

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the Intern...
20:00 2019-07-18

FTC to accuse Facebook of misusing phone numbers and facial recognition The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly plans to issue a complaint over Facebook's handling of phone numbers and facial recognition. Accor...
18:16 2019-07-23

From baby boomers to Gen X: America's retirement crisis by the numbers Thousands of Americans are at risk of going broke in retirement, and it's going to get worse, a Northwestern Mutual Planning & Progress survey s...
17:32 2019-07-19

Unsweetened: Android swaps sugary codenames for boring numbers The new Android logo, complete with a tweaked robot design. [credit: Google ] ...
12:32 2019-08-22

Orangutan numbers drop as much as 30% in Malaysian palm oil estate forests - WWF Orangutan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30% in 15 years, but the ov...
14:32 2019-07-17

Used as a natural Viagra in Chinese medicine, seahorse numbers are declining In a row of shops in Sheung Wan, on the western side of Hong Kong Island, the seahorses are stored in plastic boxes and glass jars, their elongated, ...
18:32 2019-06-07

Garden feeders are supporting rising numbers of urban birds More than half of British homeowners feed birds, maintaining 133 speciesThe increasingly appetising buffet provided for garden birds, from sunflower ...
21:48 2019-05-21

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating ...
08:48 2019-05-21

China bond market: Dodgy numbers undermine ratings China has made great strides in developing its bond market, but bankers and credit analysts admit there are still big problems with the accuracy of f...
18:32 2019-06-27

Yankees hit how many home runs? By the numbers of historic sweep of Orioles After the Yankees' 14-2 win over the Orioles on Wednesday night, let's look at some numbers -- a lot of offense for New York -- head-to-hea...
12:48 2019-08-08

This is the first time Apple’s iPhone 11 model numbers have been spotted in public Try as Apple might, the company simply can’t keep details about upcoming iPhone models from leaking out months ahead of time. While most leaks ...
20:32 2019-05-23

GrubHub is quietly replacing restaurant phone numbers on Yelp GrubHub has once again been accused of hijacking restaurants' online presences in the name of revenue. Motherboard has learned that some phone ...
18:16 2019-08-06

Alexa can now call phone numbers from Amazon Echo speakers in the UK You can now ask your Alexa smart speaker to call your mobile contacts in the UK, giving you a hands-free way of staying in touch.By assigning your mo...
05:32 2019-06-12

Stocks Fall as Tariff Threats Outweigh Jobs Numbers U.S. stocks fell, as investors overlooked an in-line jobs report and focused on earlier threats by President Trump to extend tariffs to essentially a...
10:48 2019-08-02

$6.5M lottery ticket nearly trashed when granddaughter checks wrong numbers An Oregon Lottery player said he almost missed out on a $6.5 million lottery jackpot when his granddaughter checked the numbers for the wrong drawing...
01:16 2019-08-06

| Record numbers of pure cocaine seized in Europe - EU report European authorities are seizing record numbers of increasing pure cocaine, the EU's drugs agency said in a report, pointing also to a growing use of...
08:48 2019-06-06

David Silva's Manchester City career in numbers … so far – video David Silva has announced his decision to leave Manchester City at the end of next season. Silva, who has won four Premier League titles, two FA Cups...
15:32 2019-06-27

Fuzzy numbers are muddying the waters in the USWNT's equal-pay fight As the USWNT’s equal-pay lawsuit moves toward mediation, both sides are using numbers subject to interpretation and spinUS Soccer’s argument that it ...
11:48 2019-07-31

NZ Retire Vettori's Jersey, Announce Players' Test Numbers New Zealand cricket has a policy wherein the jersey number of any player who represents the country in a minimum of 200 ODIs is automatically retired...
08:16 2019-08-05

MoviePass confirms breach that leaked credit card numbers On Tuesday TechCrunch reported that security researcher Mossab Hussein, with the firm SpiderSilk, found an exposed, unencrypted MoviePass database wi...
06:16 2019-08-22

Africans among migrants trekking to Mexican border — in record numbers More than 500 African migrants were found walking in groups across the Rio Grande — more than double the total of 211 African migrants who were detai...
22:48 2019-06-16

Nuclear powers upgrade arsenals as numbers fall: SIPRI Nuclear-weapon powers continue to modernize their arsenals despite an overall reduction in warheads, a report has found. Reductions may slow if a US-...
23:48 2019-06-16

Facebook expands Watch service as user numbers grow Facebook Inc said on Wednesday monthly users to its Watch video service had doubled since December while announcing more partnerships with internatio...
16:48 2019-06-12

UK Treasury chief warns Tory contenders on spending promises LONDON (AP) — U.K. Treasury chief Philip Hammond has warned the two contenders to become the next prime minister that their expensive spending promis...
08:48 2019-07-01

Farewell Maybot: John Crace on the changing of the Tory guard The Guardian’s political sketch writer first coined the term ‘the Maybot’ in 2016, when she robotically repeated the same phrases in a car-crash inte...
02:32 2019-06-07

Speaker warns Tory hopefuls: MPs will block no-deal Brexit John Bercow, the speaker of the House of Commons, has suggested MPs will thwart plans for a no-deal Brexit if they are put forward by the next leader...
23:16 2019-05-28

Tory hustings: Johnson and Hunt warn of Brexit failure Boris Johnson has said would it be "folly" to rule out suspending parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit, as leadership rival Jeremy Hunt warne...
21:00 2019-06-27

Heavyweight Tory fantasists up the pace on the road to nowhere | Marina Hyde With Theresa May gone, leadership candidates are vying for the most manly approach to Brexit D-day Related: Next Tory leader could face immediate con...
15:00 2019-06-07

In the safest Tory seat in the country, who do angry, alarmed voters want to be PM? The Dorset town of Christchurch had a Tory majority of 25,000 in 2017. Now, party loyalists are despairing for the futureAt the 2017 general electio...
13:32 2019-05-25

'30-plus' Tory rebels willing to defy whip and block no-deal Brexit Northern Ireland bill could be used to prevent next prime minister from proroguing parliament and initiating unruly EU exitMPs opposed to a no-deal B...
12:16 2019-07-07

Tory rebels flex their muscles in bid to block no-deal Brexit A Tory rebellion against a no-deal Brexit was staged today as a report said crashing out the EU would blow a £30 billion hole in the public finances....
10:16 2019-07-18

Boris Johnson to become UK prime minister after decisive Tory vote Boris Johnson is on track to become British Prime Minister after winning the Conservative Party leadership vote. He will immediately have to deal wit...
20:32 2019-07-23

Tory 'Gaukward squad' hardens stance against no-deal Brexit Hammond hints he could vote against next Tory PM and warns of £90bn hit to financesThe next prime minister will have to reckon with a reinvigorated “...
18:16 2019-07-02

Johnson plans tax cut for higher earners as Tory battle begins Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson plans to raise the level at which people pay 40% income tax from £50,000 to £80,000 at an estimated...
04:16 2019-06-10

'Disappointing and deluded': Imam lambasts Tory hopefuls on Islamophobia Teacher Abdullah Patel singled out Boris Johnson, who forgot his name, and urged candidates to accept role in stoking hate speech The imam who questi...
01:16 2019-06-19

Hammond leads 30 Tory MPs in plot to stop no-deal Brexit Thirty Tory MPs led by Chancellor Philip Hammond are plotting to stop a no-deal Brexit in October in a move which would raise the chance of a second ...
12:32 2019-07-05

Heseltine: I'll stay a Tory and fight our Right-wing zealots Michael Heseltine today hit out at hardline Brexit-backing Tories for the party's European election "disaster" — and branded them a "destructive forc...
10:48 2019-05-23

Who can beat Boris Johnson? Rivals in race for Tory crown Five candidates vying to be the next prime minister are spending the weekend figuring out how best to take on the runaway leader in the race - Boris ...
01:32 2019-06-15

Labour and Tory MPs plot ‘radical’ law to thwart no-deal Brexit Those who feel any bid to topple Boris Johnson will fail are focusing on measures to stop the UK crashing outSenior Labour and Conservative MPs leadi...
21:00 2019-08-17

Tucson woman chomps down 26 hot dogs to earn 2nd place in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest NEW YORK (WNBC) –  Tucson resident Michelle Lesco, who wolfed down 26 hot dogs in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, earning her second pla...
16:16 2019-07-04

Boris Johnson wins contest to be United Kingdom’s new prime minister Boris Johnson succeeded Theresa May as Britain's new leader on Tuesday and the incoming prime minster faces a potentially bumpy ride.  ...
07:48 2019-07-23

Urmila Matondkar Trailing In Mumbai North Seat In Maiden Election Contest Congress' Mumbai North Lok Sabha candidate Urmila Matondkar has lost her maiden election against BJP veteran Gopal Shetty. As per the latest trends a...
13:48 2019-05-23

Federer and Nadal renew old rivalry and serve up a contest for the ages | Jacob Steinberg Swiss justified the All England Club’s decision to make him No 2 seed as he came back from a limp second set against his old friend and rival to aven...
20:00 2019-07-12

Heather Locklear pleads no contest in battery case, sentenced to 30-day treatment program Heather Locklear has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges stemming from confrontations with first responders at California home in 2018.  ...
22:32 2019-08-16

‘This Is Not a Find-a-Friend Contest’: Inside Bernie Sanders’s Resolute Campaign Style Slipping in the polls and being pushed by Elizabeth Warren, Mr. Sanders is facing pressure to adjust his strategy, though he has long preferred runni...
05:32 2019-07-12

Canada Conservative leader says migrant numbers should serve national interest Canada's Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer on Tuesday said the number of migrants admitted every year should be in line with the best interests...
19:16 2019-05-28

Trump 'owns' economy of 'astounding numbers,' not Obama or Biden, GOP ex-lawmaker says A former Republican congressman and current Trump campaign surrogate claimed President Trump, not the Obama-Biden administration, "owns" the economy ...
23:00 2019-05-27

Kenyan blames high doping-offence figures on participation numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed figures that put the east African nation as the third-most cheating nation in the sport i...
09:16 2019-07-14

Cloudflare’s new open-source project helps anyone obtain truly random numbers Randomness sits at the heart of everything we do online. Many encryption algorithms depend upon randomly generated numbers to work, and that’s just o...
12:48 2019-06-17

Office Q&A: How to remove page numbers from a table of contents in a Word document You can use built-in options to build a simple table of contents, but quite often, you'll need to change the underlying field code to get the results...
17:48 2019-07-19

Trump’s poll numbers are full of warning signs with re-election on the line WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — As he formally kicks off his re-election bid Tuesday in Florida, President Trump faces some grim numbers. His approval rating...
00:32 2019-06-18

Mammals that hang, swing exhibit greater differences in vertebrae numbers According to a new study, vertebrae numbers vary the most among mammals that spend much of their life hanging and swinging from tree limbs, like apes...
09:32 2019-05-21

Biden refuses to apologize for high deportation numbers during Obama years Presidential candidate Joe Biden refused to apologize for the nearly three million deportations carried out during his tenure as vice president in th...
18:48 2019-07-14

Beyond the numbers: Skeptics abound as New Zealand sets sights on first 'wellbeing' budget Substance over style. It is what many New Zealanders hope to see when Jacinda Ardern's government unveils the nation's first 'wellbeing' budget this ...
04:16 2019-05-28

These record-breaking numbers for Adam Sandler’s new Netflix movie are insane In case you were one of the people scratching their heads when Netflix announced a four-movie deal with Adam Sandler back in 2015 (and then another f...
01:48 2019-06-19

Tinder’s popularity overseas boosts new subscriber numbers, defies estimates Popular dating app Tinder is only getting hotter — thanks to its growing popularity overseas. Shares of Tinder parent company Match Group soared to r...
10:48 2019-08-08

Titans retiring numbers of Eddie George, late Steve McNair Nobody with the Titans will ever wear Eddie George's No. 27 nor the No. 9 of the late Steve McNair again, players who helped the franchise through it...
08:32 2019-06-13

Japanese women are running for parliament in record numbers, but face many obstacles When anti-nuclear activist Junko Isogai ran for office in Japan's northern Niigata region, it had an awkward dimension: not just stump speeches and c...
21:48 2019-07-15

MoviePass data breach leaves credit card numbers open Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass is the latest company to suffer a data breach after tens of thousands of customer card numbers and person...
16:16 2019-08-21

Disappointing jobs numbers may make it easier for Trump to get interest rate cut This is not going to make President Trump happy. But it might make it easier for him to get an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve. The Bureau...
05:16 2019-08-22

Man wins $344M Powerball jackpot after playing fortune cookie numbers RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina man who says he based his Powerball entry on a fortune cookie he got from his granddaughter now has a fortune to cel...
08:32 2019-06-05

Young people are registering to vote at concerts in record-breaking numbers Grande partnered with non-profit voter registration group HeadCount in March, telling fans to "use your voice and get your 'thank u, next gen�...
22:00 2019-07-01

Coming Wednesday: FTC complaint against Facebook over mishandling of user phone numbers Facebook’s regulatory woes are about to get worse, with the Federal Trade Commission set to unveil a complaint against the social networking gi...
21:48 2019-07-23

Study: Top, bottom blood pressure numbers each predict cardiovascular risk The systolic and diastolic blood pressure readings -- which are the top and bottom numbers -- both independently forecast the risk of heart attack an...
13:32 2019-07-18

Apple’s AirDrop and password sharing features can leak iPhone numbers Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Apple makes it easy for people to locate lost iPhones, share Wi-Fi passwords, and use AirDrop to send files t...
14:32 2019-08-01

'They don’t want to be subjugated': US backs Hong Kong protesters gathering in historic numbers Top U.S. officials and bipartisan lawmakers are backing the protesters gathering in massive numbers in Hong Kong to stop legislation to allow extradi...
13:00 2019-06-13

U.S. dream pulls African migrants in record numbers across Latin America Marilyne Tatang, 23, crossed nine borders in two months to reach Mexico from the West African nation of Cameroon, fleeing political violence after po...
08:16 2019-07-05

Report: FTC to Accuse Facebook of Using 2FA Numbers for Ads, Hiding Facial Recognition Settings The Federal Trade Commission recently attracted scorn from congressional Democrats for fining world-spanning social network Facebook just $5 billion ...
01:16 2019-07-24

Apple updates Pages, Keynote, and Numbers with new text-styling features Enlarge / Pages in macOS Mojave. (credit: Samuel Axon) Today, Apple released Pages 8.1, Numbers 6.1, and Keynote 9.1 for Mac, and the company also ...
12:32 2019-06-27

French yellow vest protesters clash with police but numbers wane Yellow vest protesters clashed with riot police in Paris and the northern city of Amiens on Saturday as the French anti-government movement waned on ...
21:00 2019-05-25

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claims on Agriculture, Trade and Poll Numbers President Trump, at a news conference with farmers and ranchers on Thursday, made misleading or false statements about agricultural data, union suppo...
13:48 2019-05-24

Tory members 'think Islam threatens British way of life', poll suggests Conservative Party members are in favour of the death penalty, think Islam poses a threat to the British way of life and believe Donald Trump would b...
11:32 2019-07-08

Boris Johnson faces Tory fury after brutal cabinet purge Boris Johnson will make his Commons debut as prime minister after a cabinet massacre that saw 17 ministers lose their jobs and hardline Brexiteers ap...
21:48 2019-07-24

N.L. Tory leader wants missed methylmercury work at Muskrat Falls investigated Newfoundland and Labrador's opposition leader wants the province's auditor general to investigate the government's failure to carry out environmental...
20:48 2019-08-21

Brexit: both Tory sides play down risk of no-deal after business alarm Supporters of Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson say they believe no-deal Brexit is unlikelyBrexit and Tory leadership latestSupporters of the two Conserv...
08:16 2019-07-01

Brown: Tory candidates must disown 'back-seat driver' Farage Ex-prime minister Gordon Brown has launched a fierce assault on Nigel Farage and claimed the Brexit Party leader is the "back-seat driver steering th...
21:48 2019-05-30

Tory MP Mark Field appears to grab activist during climate protest Police investigate incident involving minister, while another Tory MP reports abusive messages from party colleagueThe Conservatives have been plunge...
20:16 2019-06-20

Tory MP tips national unity government to block no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson's top adviser does not understand the British constitution or how MPs can still block a no-deal Brexit, a senior Conservative has told ...
14:16 2019-08-06

Boris Johnson skips debate as Tory rivals quizzed on Brexit Candidates who hope to become Britain’s next prime minister have accused current front runner Boris Johnson of trying to avoid scrutiny after he refu...
17:16 2019-06-16

Tory rebels line up with Labour to say: We'll unite to block no deal Senior Tories today hit out at leadership contenders threatening to suspend Parliament to ram through a no-deal Brexit as MPs prepared for a crunch v...
11:16 2019-06-12

Liberal MP wants Cooper booted from Tory caucus over comments on online hate Edmonton Centre MP Randy Boissonnault says Scheer's decision to remove Cooper from the committee that held the hearing, but not from caucus, shows th...
19:48 2019-06-03

Victoria Borwick: Ex-Boris deputy loses her bid to stand again as Tory MP in Kensington Former Kensington Tory MP Victoria Borwick has failed in her bid to stand again in the seat, which she lost to Labour in a surprise result at the 201...
20:16 2019-07-08

Joey Chestnut wins his 12th Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest Joey Chestnut ate 71 hot dogs in 10 minutes on Thursday to claim his 12th title in Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest.  ...
15:48 2019-07-04

The Moonprentice: Newt Gingrich wants ‘reality show’ contest with Musk and Bezos to colonize Luna A coalition including Michael Jackson’s former publicist, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and an Air Force general want US president Donald Trump...
03:48 2019-08-20

Hannity challenges Biden, says Trump too busy 'cleaning up your mess' to hold pushup contest That was the response from Fox News' Sean Hannity after former Vice President Joe Biden said he'd challenge President Trump to a push up contest if t...
23:16 2019-07-16

Tlaib, Omar share image by artist once celebrated in Iran's Holocaust cartoon contest Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., continue to speak out against President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fo...
11:48 2019-08-18

See the stunning photos: National Geographic's travel photo contest winners revealed National Geographic has revealed the winners of its annual Travel Photo Contest — and the photos are stunning.      &...
13:00 2019-06-12

Trump turns El Paso visit into campaign ad and boasts about rally numbers – video Donald Trump has been criticised for using a hospital visit in El Paso to boast about crowd numbers at a rally held several months ago. He made the c...
13:32 2019-08-09

Serena Williams puts up troublesome numbers in Wimbledon loss against Simona Halep Serena Williams won just four games in her Wimbledon finals loss to Simona Halep on Saturday and had 26 unforced errors to Halep's three.  ...
14:32 2019-07-13

Lisa Boothe: Poll numbers will improve for Trump as Democrats start to 'bludgeon' each other New polls are showing some cause for concern for President Trump, but Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe argued Monday that early polls are rarely a st...
14:32 2019-06-17

African migrants hoping to reach US traveling to Latin America in record numbers A record number of Africans are flying to South America and then traversing thousands of miles of highway and a treacherous tropical rainforest to re...
20:16 2019-07-05

885 Million Records Exposed Online: Bank Transactions, Social Security Numbers, and More Several million records said to include bank account details, Social Security digits, wire transactions, and other mortgage paperwork, were found pub...
02:48 2019-05-25

SoftBank Corp first-quarter profit climbs 4% as mobile user numbers grow Japanese telco SoftBank Corp said on Monday its operating profit in the quarter ended June rose 4%, in line with estimates, as the number of mobile ...
03:16 2019-08-05

Facebook deceived users about the way it used phone numbers, facial recognition, FTC to allege in complaint The FTC will allege Facebook was not clear that advertisers could target users who submitted their numbers as part of a security feature and will con...
17:16 2019-07-23

Monzo discovers security flaw, asks some customers to change card numbers British digital bank Monzo has asked around half a million of its customers to change their card PIN (personal identification number) after discoveri...
10:48 2019-08-05

Extradition bill fury likely to fuel numbers at Hong Kong annual rally Hong Kong is gearing up for an annual pro-democracy march on Monday, the anniversary of its handover to Beijing, that could draw large crowds amid wi...
06:48 2019-06-30

US consumer sentiment index hits 98.4 in July, slightly topping June numbers The University of Michigan's final print on its consumer sentiment index for July came in at 98.4, matching its mid-month reading. The consensus...
10:48 2019-08-02

Sajid Javid wins backing of Ruth Davidson for Tory party leader Sajid Javid's leadership campaign has received a boost with an endorsement from Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson, who has said he would make a "Pri...
07:00 2019-06-09

Michael Gove confirms he will join crowded race for Tory party leader Environment Secretary Michael Gove has entered the race to be the next Prime Minister as the fight for the Tory crown showed signs of turning increas...
09:32 2019-05-26

Boris Johnson elected British prime minister, Tory Party leader Tens of thousands of Conservative Party members voted Tuesday to select Boris Johnson as their leader, and Britain's new prime minister -- defeating ...
08:16 2019-07-23

Stop Boris campaign launched by Tory moderates opposed to no-deal Brexit Former foreign secretary attacked as dishonest by leadership candidate Rory StewartA campaign to stop Boris Johnson becoming prime minister and takin...
23:32 2019-05-25

Johnson rules out Farage pact as Tory rivals warn against early election Boris Johnson ruled out a general election alliance with the Brexit Party as he and Jeremy Hunt used the final Tory leadership hustings to dismiss th...
19:00 2019-07-17

Michael Gove gets boost as two top Tory women back him but odds are slashed on Boris Michael Gove's leadership bandwagon was given a big boost today when two of the Conservative party's most senior "One Nation" women said only he offe...
06:48 2019-06-05

More women in the EU leadership? Don't expect too much When the men who run the European Union pick its new leaders this year, they might finally appoint a few more women. But don't expect a radical chang...
10:01 2019-06-07

Kate Middleton Makes a Surprise Appearance on Beloved Kids' Show to Launch Garden Contest She's Kate Middleton, TV star! Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is making a surprise appearance on Thursday on the popular, long-running BBC kids' sh...
18:16 2019-06-13

Isaiah Rivera wins slam dunk contest in Paris using Blake Griffin as prop – video NBA stars Russell Westbrook, Blake Griffin, Carmelo Anthony, Kemba Walker and WNBA star Maya Moore along with filmmaker Spike Lee helped judge the 15...
15:32 2019-06-27

‘It Is Absurd.’ Data Breaches Show it’s Time to Rethink How We Use Social Security Numbers, Experts Say Justin Rice is sick of being on the phone. After having his family’s personal information exposed after the 2017 Equifax breach, Rice had to ca...
17:16 2019-08-05

Poor Passenger Vehicle Sales Bring Maruti Suzuki's Total Numbers Down By 22% In May 2019 Maruti Suzuki India has reported yet another de-growth in monthly sales for May 2019, with the company selling just 134,641 units last month, compare...
04:32 2019-06-01

Women in Japan are downloading Digi Police, the country's anti-groping app, in record numbers Getty Digi Police, a free smartphone app created by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police, is aimed specifically at protecting victims of sexual misconduct ...
20:32 2019-05-21

Nearly 50 million Instagram influencer accounts hit by data breach exposing their phone numbers and emails The contact details of nearly 50 million users of photo sharing site Instagram have been shared on a massive unsecured online database, according to ...
00:16 2019-05-22

Last year, 40% of honey-bee colonies in the US died. But bees aren't the only insects disappearing in unprecedented numbers. Hillary Kladke/Getty During the winter, about 40% of honey bee colonies in the US perished. Honey bees pollinate $15 billion worth of US crops ever...
03:48 2019-06-22

Tory MP under fire as footage shows him holding activist by back of neck as he removes her from speech A Tory MP has come under fire after video footage showed him physically removing a climate change activist from a high-profile dinner at Mansion Hous...
22:32 2019-06-20

Tory rebels warn Boris Johnson: ditch no deal or face fight for survival Leadership candidate told he is on collision course with parliament over no-deal BrexitBoris Johnson has been put on notice by rebel Conservatives th...
22:48 2019-07-22

iPad confusion and Tory antics indicate lack of intelligent life on Earth | John Crace Aliens are unlikely to be impressed by the likes of Annunziata Rees-Mogg and the Conservative partyAfter three years of training telescopes on 1,327 ...
10:16 2019-06-21

Brexit news: Tory MPs could end your premiership over no-deal, Dominic Grieve warns Boris Johnson Boris Johnson has been warned by Tory former attorney general Dominic Grieve that Conservative MPs could push him out of office in October if he beco...
10:16 2019-06-22

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not per...
23:32 2019-06-07

CBOE Holdings Announces Leadership Changes CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO, has advised the Board...
11:48 2019-05-22

France, Germany spar over EU leadership Chancellor Merkel and Emmanuel Macron arrived at an EU leaders' summit in Brussels already at odds over the best candidate to lead the European Commi...
15:48 2019-05-28

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 CGT leaders announce sixth strike of Macri administration's time in office, to take place in two weeks time. Walk-out is in protest at government's e...
16:16 2019-05-21

Give Your Game Nights New Life With Amazon's Prime Day Board Game Deals While there isn’t a big, advertised board game sale this Prime Day, a bunch of popular games are individually discounted for Prime members. The best ...
11:16 2019-07-15

Free PS4 Game Update: Download a huge new PlayStation game and PS Plus bundle Today Dauntless is a fantastic new free game available to play on the PS4 without needing PS Plus. But if you have got an active PlayStation Plus subscript...
10:32 2019-06-01

Video game accessories let you fine tune the feel, sound and seat of your game New controllers aren't the only driver of the multibillion-dollar video game accessory market. There's chairs and even drinks from game com...
14:00 2019-08-13

New Fallout game revealed ahead of E3 2019: Bethesda's best game gets a sequel - sort of Bethesda could be about to stealth drop a game at E3 2019 - here's everything you need to know about a potential new game incoming from the publisher...
21:48 2019-06-02

This addictive 'Game of Thrones' smartphone game will let you give the series a brand-new ending "Reigns: Game of Thrones"/Devolver Digital "Reigns: Game of Thrones" is a strategy game that lets players rule Westeros from the Iron Throne with on...
10:16 2019-05-21

I Love When Video Game Music Is So Good I Forget To Actually Play The Game One of my favorite games of the last several years is Facepalm Games’ The Swapper. I like it for a lot of reasons: it’s got this beautiful stop-motio...
15:48 2019-07-03

Kevin Durant a game-time decision for Warriors in NBA Finals Game 5 Golden State's Kevin Durant – for the first time in NBA Finals – is a game-time decision for Game 5 against Toronto on Monday. ...
15:16 2019-06-10

PS5 Game Update is BAD news for Xbox Scarlett as PlayStation prepare new game for next-gen The Blood and Truth Developers SIE London Studio have recently put out job positions at the studio, could they be staffing the team for their next VR...
21:48 2019-07-20

Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated. LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson leads UK Conservative leader contest after 1st round vote; 3 of 10 prime minister hopefuls eliminated. The post Boris Joh...
09:48 2019-06-13

Western Digital made a hard drive that can hold every game on Xbox Game Pass If your 1TB Xbox One S doesn’t have enough storage for all your Xbox Game Pass titles, hard drive manufacturer Western Digital has a solution ...
04:16 2019-08-20

‘Every Game You Like Is Built on the Backs of Workers.’ Video Game Creators Are Burned Out and Desperate for Change Spending on video games and related equipment reached an all-time high last year, with Americans shelling out $42 billion to immerse themselves in vi...
06:16 2019-06-11

History’s Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars — A romp through gaming’s early days Game Changers: Inside the Video Game Wars is a documentary airing soon on the History Channel that captures the great moments of the dawn of video ga...
09:32 2019-06-07

Massive E3 Leak Reveals From Software Game With George R.R. Martin, New Tales Game, Ni no Kuni Remastered A security flaw on publisher Bandai Namco’s website has led to a major new E3 leak that reveals three new games: the rumored From Software-George R.R...
06:32 2019-06-08

Apple's ground game versus Google's long game As Android has failed to expand far beyond smartphones, Apple has fortified a device ecosystem around pillars of related operating systems. Google se...
15:48 2019-06-17

Ex-Colombia president: Empathy most important for leadership CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos told graduates of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government that the most im...
17:32 2019-05-29

UK Conservative members sent more than one ballot in leadership vote: BBC Some members of Britain's Conservative Party have been issued with more than one ballot paper to vote for the party's next leader, who will also beco...
15:16 2019-07-06

New Appalachian leadership program seeks applicants FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says applications are being accepted for a new leadership initiative that focuses on helping young pro...
05:00 2019-06-10

ATP seeking strong leadership for bright future The ATP is deep in talks with a host of experts from within and outside the sport as it seeks a new leadership team to help heal rifts in elite men’s...
12:16 2019-07-15

The Confident, Outspoken Leadership of Megan Rapinoe Megan Rapinoe has carried the U.S. women’s team into the World Cup semifinals and embraced what it means to belong to a generation of pro athletes ar...
23:48 2019-07-01

EU summit: Marathon leadership talks delayed again EU leaders are deeply divided over who should succeed European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. More than 18 hours of talks in Brussels have...
08:48 2019-07-01