Sunday, January 26, 2020

Senior Bowl 2020: Live NFL Draft updates, highlights, TV channel, streaming and prospects to watch – CBS sports.com

Jan 25, 2020 at 5:57 pm ET • 1 min read The Reese's Senior Bowl concluded with the North team, coached by the Detroit Lions, conquering the South team coached by the Cincinnati Bengals, 34-17. Prospects had a chance to impress NFL scouts in practice leading up to the game. Each day served as an…

Warriors trade center Willie Cauley-Stein to Mavericks – ESPN

Golden State Warriors have traded center Willie Cauley-Stein to the Dallas Mavericks for a 2020 second-round draft pick, it was announced Saturday.Cauley-Stein, 26, provides the Mavericks with a backup big man to replace Dwight Powell, who suffered a ruptured right Achilles tendon Tuesday.Warriors-Mavs-OKC trade grades: Will Cauley-Stein help Dallas?Dallas is sending the Utah Jazz's 2020…

China coronavirus outbreak: Hong Kong declares emergency and closes schools – CBS News

  Updated 34m ago China's president calls situation grave China's President Xi Jinping called the accelerating spread of the virus a grave situation. He made the remarks, reported by state broadcaster CCTV, at a meeting of Communist Party leaders that convened on the Lunar New Year holiday and underlined the government's urgent and ever-expanding efforts…

China battles coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates – Al Jazeera English

China has stepped up its response to a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 41 people and infected at least 1,287 in the mainland, ordering nationwide measures to detect the virus at transport terminals. Beijing has also expanded travel restrictions, affecting the movement of 56 million people in more than a dozen cities, amid fears that the…

Middle East

Israel’s Gantz, main Netanyahu rival, says to meet Trump on peace plan

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz said on Saturday he had accepted an invitation to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East. Gantz is the main domestic political rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is also traveling to Washington to…
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I Had a Caffeine Addiction, So I Quit–This Is What Happened

Would you believe me if I said I haven't had a cup of coffee in a year, and that I don't really miss it that much? Let me preface this by saying that I love coffee. It's not just the flavor that I adore (not to mention the insanely gratifying smell of freshly ground beans),…

British PM Johnson says Iran plane crash shows vital to de-escalate tensions

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts during a meeting with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (not pictured) inside 10 Downing Street in London, Britain January 8, 2020. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERSLONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday that the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet…

Analysis: Iran defies Trump’s wrath with retaliatory missile attacks

Washington (CNN)Iran's defiant volley of ballistic missile attacks on Iraqi bases hosting American forces left President Donald Trump with a fateful choice before he addresses the nation Wednesday morning.Does he make good on his prior warnings of a heavy response to Tehran's reprisals for his own massively provocative killing of its top general Qasem Soleimani?…

Opinion: Ghosn’s escape: How the wealthy and powerful evade justice

James A. Gagliano is a CNN law enforcement analyst and a retired FBI supervisory special agent. He also is an adjunct assistant professor at St. John's University in Queens, New York. Follow him on Twitter: @JamesAGagliano. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion at CNN. (CNN)Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman…

Happen Now

Pompeo meets with Venezuelan opposition leader in Colombia

(CNN)Almost one year to the day after the United States recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as that country's legitimate president, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo re-emphasized the US' support in his first face-to-face meeting with Guaido.The two officials met Monday on the sidelines of the Third Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial in Bogota, Colombia. Guaido…

Samsung’s mid-range Galaxy A51 is now on sale in Europe

Samsung's impressive Galaxy A51, which was announced just a few weeks back, has now been released in Europe. In the UK, however, the mid-range smartphone will be available to purchase starting February 7. As reported by the folks over at GSMArena, the Galaxy A51 starts from €340 in several European markets, including France. The 6GB…

At Florida base, a mix of relief, anxiety in Saudi shooting aftermath

NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA, Fla. (Reuters) - With an FBI investigation underway, Navy security officer David Link still is not allowed to talk about what he saw when a Saudi gunman killed three U.S. sailors at this sprawling Florida naval base last month. U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper meets Navy sailor David Link, one of…

Israel’s Gantz, main Netanyahu rival, says to meet Trump on peace plan

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz said on Saturday he had accepted an invitation to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East. Gantz is the main domestic political rival of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is also traveling to Washington to…

I Had a Caffeine Addiction, So I Quit–This Is What Happened

Would you believe me if I said I haven't had a cup of coffee in a year, and that I don't really miss it that much? Let me preface this by saying that I love coffee. It's not just the flavor that I adore (not to mention the insanely gratifying smell of freshly ground beans),…

Must Read

Sports reporter who died in Louisiana plane crash remembered for her passion

(CNN)Carley McCord, the sports reporter killed in a Louisiana plane crash Saturday, "smelled of raw talent" from birth, those who knew her said in an obituary ahead of her funeral this week. She discovered her passion for sports in high school, when she became a national powerlifting champion by 15, according to her obituary posted…

Senior Bowl 2020: Live NFL Draft updates, highlights, TV channel, streaming and prospects to watch – CBS sports.com

Jan 25, 2020 at 5:57 pm ET • 1 min read The Reese's Senior Bowl concluded with the North team, coached by the Detroit Lions, conquering the South team coached by the Cincinnati Bengals, 34-17. Prospects had a chance to impress NFL scouts in practice leading up to the game. Each day served as an…

US threatens to hike tariffs on UK car exports

Davos, Switzerland (CNN Business)Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the United States would consider imposing tariffs on cars made in the United Kingdom if the country moves ahead with a tax on digital services. Mnuchin said at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that the United States regards digital services taxes such as…

Huawei’s revenue hits record $122B this year despite U.S. sanctions, forecasts ‘difficult’ 2020

Huawei on Tuesday reported resilient revenue for 2019 as the embattled Chinese technology group continues to grow despite a prolonged American campaign against its business, but cautioned that growth next year could prove more challenging. Eric Xu, Huawei’s rotating chairman, wrote in a New Year’s message to employees that the company’s revenue topped 850 billion…

Americas

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Sports

Hard time ahead for Hodgson as England start Euro qualifying campaign

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

Scotland and Germany play rock-paper-scissors during Euro 16 qualifier

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

Romania, defeated by France 3-2, fails to qualify for Fed Cup final

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

Jennifer Aniston’s Ex Justin Theroux Wishes Her Happy Birthday on Instagram

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

Lady Gaga and Cardi B Meet at the Grammys

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

Caster Semenya will be forced to alter her body to comfort slower runners

 The main thing that you have to remember on this journey is just be nice to everyone and always smile. Refreshingly,...

Russia & China

Tesla to begin delivering China-built Model 3 cars next week

Tesla will start making the first deliveries of its Shanghai-built Model 3 sedans on Monday, Bloomberg reports. The cars are rolling off the assembly line at the new Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory, which is operational but which also will be expanding in the future thanks to a fresh $1.4 billion injection in local funding reported earlier…

I Had a Caffeine Addiction, So I Quit–This Is What Happened

Would you believe me if I said I haven't had a cup of coffee in a year, and that I don't really miss it that much? Let me preface this by saying that I love coffee. It's not just the flavor that I adore (not to mention the insanely gratifying smell of freshly ground beans),…

British PM Johnson says Iran plane crash shows vital to de-escalate tensions

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts during a meeting with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (not pictured) inside 10 Downing Street in London, Britain January 8, 2020. Kirsty Wigglesworth/Pool via REUTERSLONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday that the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet…

Analysis: Iran defies Trump’s wrath with retaliatory missile attacks

Washington (CNN)Iran's defiant volley of ballistic missile attacks on Iraqi bases hosting American forces left President Donald Trump with a fateful choice before he addresses the nation Wednesday morning.Does he make good on his prior warnings of a heavy response to Tehran's reprisals for his own massively provocative killing of its top general Qasem Soleimani?…

Opinion: Ghosn’s escape: How the wealthy and powerful evade justice

James A. Gagliano is a CNN law enforcement analyst and a retired FBI supervisory special agent. He also is an adjunct assistant professor at St. John's University in Queens, New York. Follow him on Twitter: @JamesAGagliano. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion at CNN. (CNN)Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman…

Soth Asia

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Anti-CAA protests: Gates of Rajiv Chowk, 18 other metro stations closed – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation on Thursday closed entry and exit gates of 19 stations including the busy Rajiv Chowk for commuters in view of protests in the national capital against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act. Earlier in the morning, the DMRC had closed gates of seven stations, including Jamia Millia, Jama Masjid and…

Food Avalanches Kill 70 More People in Pakistan and Afghanistan

(MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan) — Severe winter weather has claimed more lives as avalanches triggered by heavy snowfall killed 55 people in Pakistan-administered Kashmir while 15 died in neighboring Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday. The latest deaths raise the two countries’ overall death toll from the severe weather to 126 since Sunday. The disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir…

Why is India passing more death sentences?

Image copyright Getty Images Four men found guilty of the gang rape and murder of a woman on a bus in Delhi in 2012 are due to be executed on 22 January, pending last-minute legal appeals.Indian courts continue to hand down death sentences for the most serious crimes, although no executions have been carried out…

Food 100 Gold Star Families Sue U.S. Defense Contractors For Allegedly Paying Off Taliban

More than 100 Gold Star families have sued several American defense contractors for allegedly paying protection money to the Taliban while building projects in Afghanistan. The payments, the lawsuit argues, “aided and abetted terrorism” against Americans by enabling the Taliban to continue to fight — and kill U.S. troops. The lawsuit was filed Friday in…

Equity: Uber sells its Eats business in India, Qonto raises, and Tesla says no

Good morning, friends, and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a short-form audio hit to kickstart your week. Equity’s regular, long-form shows still land each and every Friday, including this entry from just a few days ago. This morning, coming to you early from the frozen tundra of the American East Coast, it’s Tuesday. That’s…

Food US adds detail on how soldier died in Afghanistan this week

The U.S. military says a U.S. Special Forces soldier who died in Afghanistan this week was seizing a Taliban weapons cache when he was killedBy LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated PressDecember 27, 2019, 7:15 PM1 min readWASHINGTON -- A U.S. Special Forces soldier who died in Afghanistan this week was seizing a Taliban weapons cache when…
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UK & Europe

Air taxi company EHang flies autonomously in the U.S. for the first time

Aerial passenger drone startup EHang flew its EHang 216 two-seat self-flying taxi fully autonomously in North Carolina last night, a first for the company both in the U.S. and North America. EHang, which is based in Guangzhou, China, has already demonstrated its vehicle in flight at home and in different parts of Europe and Asia,…

Iran accuses Europe of yielding to ‘high school bully’ Trump in nuclear row

DUBAI/PARIS (Reuters) - Iran said on Thursday three European states had succumbed to “high school bully” Donald Trump when they triggered a dispute mechanism in a nuclear pact the U.S. president opposes, a step that could eventually lead to reimposing U.N. sanctions. The pact, known as the JCPoA, was agreed in 2015 between Tehran and…

Lemmings, Worms, and Tomb Raider celebrated in new British postal stamps

Royal Mail has unveiled a set of 12 special stamps that celebrate iconic British video games from the 1980s and 1990s. The collection is designed to highlight some of the most popular games from an era when the UK games industry was growing into a multi billion dollar business. Classics like Worms, Lemmings, Wipeout, Tomb…

UK parliament finally rubber stamps Brexit

London (CNN)The House of Commons has voted overwhelmingly in favor of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal, finally paving the way for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union later this month after more than four decades of membership.The deal has cleared its biggest hurdle with the vote that followed a third reading in…

Life Style

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Entertainment

How The Dodo Became the Warmest, Fuzziest Corner of the Web

Frog is a rooster. Every weekday, he speeds down his family’s dusty driveway, rocking back and forth as he goes, like a feathery wind-up toy. Seconds later, a yellow school bus whines to a halt in front of him, just as Frog knew it would. For the last two years, Frog has never missed his…

Disney+ is coming to Tesla cars soon, says Elon Musk

New entertainment options are coming to Tesla cars. Image: Sjoerd van der Wal / getty images  By Stan Schroeder2019-12-27 14:46:14 UTC Tesla owners will soon have another streaming service to watch in the comfort of their car: Disney+.  Answering a query on Twitter, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the service is "coming soon," without sharing…

Vince Zampella will now lead DICE L.A as well as Respawn Entertainment

According to an interview from the Los Angeles Times, Vince Zampella, the CEO of Respawn Entertainment, will be leading DICE L.A in addition to staying as head of Respawn Entertainment. DICE L.A has been a support studio in the past, assisting with the development of games like the Battlefield franchise or Star Wars: Battlefront II.…

Kit Harington Says Game of Thrones Has Been ‘a Big Thing to Detach from’ After 8 Years – Yahoo Entertainment

Kit Harington admits leaving Game of Thrones behind wasn’t an easy transition." data-reactid="16" type="text">Kit Harington admits leaving Game of Thrones behind wasn’t an easy transition.The actor, who played lead character Jon Snow, hung up his cape earlier this year when the hit HBO series ended after eight seasons, and, after nearly a decade, he had…