Monday, December 9, 2019

Progressive International Motorcycle Show 2019

Progressive International Motorcycle Show, Jacob Javits Center New York City

On the Red Carpet

Laquan Smith X Jordache Collaboration Celebration

September 2019 LaQuan Smith and Jordache teamed up for a capsule collection of denim looks. Models including Georgia Fowler, Halima Aden, and Alton Mason...

Events

Progressive International Motorcycle Show 2019

Progressive International Motorcycle Show, Jacob Javits Center New York City

Runway Fashion

EXPATS S/S 2020 Runway collection MBFW Russia

EXPATS debuts S/S 2020 collection founded by Stephan Rabimov during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia photos by Ik Aldama EXPATS, a newly established fashion collective of...

Bridal

Monique Lhuillier Wedding Weekend on Madison

Exclusive preview of Monique Lhuillier Fall 2020 bridal collection at her newly relocated New York flagship store on Madison ave Event co-hosted by Julie Sabatino owner...

Trump’s Boasts About Republican Unity Mask Possible Election Peril

(Bloomberg) -- Donald Trump likes to boast that he has unwavering Republican support even as the House impeachment advances, yet that backing is softer than he suggests, creating a potential risk for the president heading into 2020.“We have tremendous support. Probably the most united that our party has ever been,” Trump said Tuesday at a…

News

Trump says ‘good chance’ Democrats will back his immigration, border plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday acknowledged he would need some support from Democrats to support his immigration and border agenda, even as opponents soundly rejected his latest proposals as the immigration issue heats up ahead of the…

62 employees, 8 former under investigation for crude online posts: Border officials

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Monday that 62 employees and eight former employees are under investigation for lewd and offensive posts on a private Facebook group that mocked House Democrats and migrants. Matthew Klein, the acting commissioner of C…

Opinion | ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 5 review: ‘The Bells’ toll for thee, Daenerys

Note: Im reviewing Game of Thrones from the perspective of someone who has read all of George R.R. Martins novels, while my colleague David Malitz, who hasnt read the books, will be writing straight recaps. His write-up of Episode 5, The Bells will appear at …

Ford to start taking reservations for electric SUV next week

(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N) will start taking reservations for its electric sport utility vehicle, Mustang Mach-E, starting Nov. 17, when the U.S. automaker unveils the vehicle at an event in Los Angeles, the company said on Thursday. A reservation for …

Drake Will Now Try to Siphon the Youth Off Kylie Jenner

Ancient cultures told stories of ghosts and other spooky things that would tether themselves to young women on the mortal plane, hoping to build a bridge back to our world. For weeks, months, and sometimes even years, legends claim they can slowly siphon the …

Health

Visitors enjoy Glacier National Park on free admission day – NBC Montana

Visitors enjoy Glacier National Park on free admission day - NBC Montana

Tick illness can leave some allergic to red meat – WRAL.com

By Monica Laliberte, 5 On Your Side Raleigh, N.C. — When people think of tick-borne illnesses, Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever come to mind. But there's another one that's becoming much more common, and as odd as it sounds, it can trigger an a…

SkyCity Auckland fire: How to clean your house after exposure to ‘toxic’ smoke

Smoke that got into homes from the SkyCity Convention Centre fire could cause irritation and breathing problems, residents have been advised. People continue to be warned to stay away from the fire site and out of the smoke. A major blaze broke out at the…

Politics

Rudy Giuliani says he has ‘files’ on the Bidens that will be released ‘if I disappear’

Rudy Giuliani detailed his "insurance policy" that he has repeatedly mentioned when asked about President Donald Trump suddenly turning on the attorney as the impeachment inquiry roils on. Giuliani wrote on Twitter that it was a "sarcastic" term, but he did in fact have potentially compromising "files" he had in a safe concerning former Vice President…

Fact check: Impeachment hearings and that Trump tweet

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump said he was just exercising his right to free speech. Democrats said he was intimidating a witness. Whichever is the case, Trump's Twitter assault on an ex-ambassador's record came with a heavy dose of distortion. H…

Pro-Trump Goof Dodges Questions on Trump Impeachment Tweets by Taking Obviously Fake Phone Call

GOP Representative John Ratcliffe tried to dodge reporters outside impeachment hearings against Donald Trump by pretending to take an urgent call, even though the home screen of his phone was clearly visible and it was obvious he was rambling into the void, P…

Trump is reportedly terrified of any GOP defections on impeachment. He’s likely to get a handful.

Trump is reportedly terrified of any GOP defections on impeachment. He's likely to get a handful.

Trump advisers predict Mick Mulvaney is a goner after Trump’s impeachment trial

It looks like Mick Mulvaney is right: President Trump just can't quit him, even as he longer wants or needs him. Trump has been threatening to fire Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff and nominal director of the Office of Management and Budget, f…

Health

Talk About Bad Aim

One of the best things about having mouthy friends who are in long-term relationships is that they tend to spill the beans about super-secret man tendencies that we single chicks miss out on. Like this fun tidbit, I learned this weekend from a married friend of mine. She says that when her husband comes home…

Study finds ‘time-restricted eating’ may prompt weight loss – Minnesota Public Radio News

A new study finds that time-restricted eating helped overweight people who were at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes lose about 3 percent of their body weight, reduce belly fat and feel more energetic.Getty ImagesThere's a lot of enthusiasm for intermittent fasting — a term that can encompass everything from skipping a meal each day to…

Eat For 10 Hours, Fast For 14: Daily Fasting Helps People Slim Down, Study Finds : The Salt – NPR

A new study finds that time-restricted eating helped overweight people who were at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes lose about 3% of their body weight, reduce belly fat and feel more energetic. erhui1979/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption erhui1979/Getty Images A new study finds that time-restricted eating helped overweight people who were at…

Is marijuana use associated with a higher risk of cancer?

As the use of marijuana is increasing in the United States, researchers are asking whether the use of this substance — particularly smoking joints — is associated with an increased risk of any form of cancer, and, if so, which. Share on PinterestA new meta-analysis suggests that there is still no end in sight for…

Scarlet fever outbreak: Hundreds of cases reported across England and Wales – the symptoms – Express

Scarlet fever, a contagious infection which causes flu-like symptoms and a rash, appears to be making a comeback with a recorded 450 cases in England and 30 in Wales in the week ending December 1.Figures released by Public Health England (PHE) have recorded a dramatic rise in the number of reported cases between 2013, when…

Biogen’s potentially game-changing Alzheimer’s drug still faces an uphill battle with the FDA – CNBC

A scientist works in a lab at Biogen in Cambridge, MA on Nov. 5, 2016.Suzanne Kreiter | Boston Globe | Getty ImagesBiogen pleased shareholders this week after it presented more data on its late-stage Alzheimer's drug, aducanumab.Shares of the biotech firm closed up 3.41% on Thursday as analysts pointed to a lack of any new negatives…

Breast cancer: Does hair dye increase risk?

A recent study has investigated links between hair products and breast cancer. The findings have caused a stir, so in this article, we put the results into perspective.Share on PinterestA new study looks at hair dye and breast cancer risk.Overall, breast cancer affects around 1 in 8 women during their lifetime.Although breast cancer incidence rates…

Flu season off to a fast start, driven by unexpected virus, CDC says – NBCNews.com

The U.S. winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years.An early barrage of illness in the South has begun to spread more broadly, and there’s a decent chance flu season could peak much earlier than normal, health officials say.The last flu season to rev up this early was in…

Can mammograms show who is at risk of heart failure?

Mammograms have, so far, had the single role of identifying potentially cancerous tumors in the breast. However, could they also help doctors identify women at risk of heart disease and heart failure? Share on PinterestSome researchers believe that mammograms could also help doctors identify women with a high risk of heart failure.Mammograms work by using…

5 reasons your hands are shaking more than they should – Times of India

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Last updated on - Dec 7, 2019, 19:00 ISTclose01/6What causes shaky hands?Our hands generally get shaky before an interview or an important event. It becomes nearly impossible to hold any object or to control the tremor. Well, trembling of hands is common when you are nervous or jubilant, but when this happens without…

News

Juice WRLD Dead At 21: Report

Rapper Juice WRLD, one of hip-hop's rising stars, has died, according to multiple media reports. He was 21. TMZ broke the news that the rapper suffered a seizure in Chicago's Midway Airport after a flight from Los Angeles early Sunday morning (December 8). He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The cause of death…

FBI investigating Pensacola rampage as act of terrorism; Saudi student recorded attack

CLOSE The government of Saudi Arabia has condemned a fatal shooting by a Saudi aviation student at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida. (Dec. 6) APPENSACOLA, Fla. – A Saudi pilot's deadly shooting rampage in a naval air station classroom here is being investigated as an act of terrorism, authorities said Sunday."We work, as we do…

Impeachment and the lost art of persuasion

One of the most debilitating aspects of our politics is the assumption that nobody can be persuaded of anything anymore. We are said to be locked into our identities, our media bubbles, our religious beliefs (or nonbelief), our homogeneous neighborhoods and our online friend groups.This idea radically undermines liberal democracy.Voting our identities is nothing new,…

Peaceful Hong Kong march marred by fire outside court, police say

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong protesters set fire outside court buildings, threw petrol bombs and spray-painted graffiti on government buildings, marring what was otherwise a “generally peaceful” march over the weekend, police said on Monday. Protesters attend a Human Rights Day march, organised by the Civil Human Right Front, in Hong Kong, China December…

Meet the 2019 CNN Hero of the Year

(CNN)It's something that girls and young women in western countries can't imagine: missing school, even dropping out, because of their periods. Yet as many as half the girls in rural parts of Ethiopia miss school for reasons related to their periods -- and that can have a devastating effect on their education and the rest…

Georgia reporter assault: Journalist Alex Bozarjian groped on live TV by man running in race she was covering

Reporters are often prepared for anything when it comes to getting a story, but nothing could — or should — have prepared Georgia journalist Alex Bozarjian for the shocking moment she experienced while on live TV this weekend. Bozarjian was covering the annual Enmarket Savannah Bridge Run on Saturday when a man ran by and appeared…

America’s influence, once so dominant, waning under Trump

It’s whispered in NATO meeting rooms and celebrated in China’s halls of power. It’s lamented in the capital cities of key U.S. allies and welcomed in the Kremlin. Three years into Donald Trump’s presidency, America’s global influence is waning. In interviews with The Associated Press, diplomats, foreign officials and scholars from numerous countries describe a…

California man arrested after posting videos online of mass shooting practice

A San Diego County man is in police custody after posting graphic videos on YouTube where he appeared to be practicing a mass shooting, police said.Steven Homoki, 30, was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of possession of an assault weapon, possession of a high capacity magazine and child endangerment, San Diego police said in a…

15 Drunk Conspiracy Theories That’ll Blow Your Mind Even If You’re Sober

When you've been drinking, you may be inclined to think of wild conspiracy theories that actually make sense when you think about it. NBC So when #Drunkconspiracytheories started trending on Twitter, I needed to see what people think when they're not sober. Here are some of the funniest theories: 1. This biblical nursery rhyme connection:…

Business

China tells government offices to remove all foreign computer equipment

Directive is likely to be a blow to US multinational companies like HP, Dell and Microsoft Chinese president Xi Jinping has ordered that all foreign hardware be removed from government offices and agencies. Photograph: Pool/Getty Images China has ordered that all foreign computer equipment and software be removed from government offices and public institutions within…

Across America, DMVs make millions selling your license data to private eyes –

It's not just Florida: Motherboard sent public records requests to DMVs across America and found that they were routinely selling off access to drivers' license databases to some of the sweatiest, sketchiest companies and individuals, on the cheap, and doing so much of it that they're making millions (California's DMV makes $50m/year selling off driver's…

William Watson: Private health care is OK, but we don’t like to pay

The Montreal Economic Institute has just published the results of a Nov. 22-25 web survey of 1,527 Canadians on the subject of health care that it had Léger Marketing do. Léger weighted the data according to gender, age, region, mother tongue, education and presence of children in the household to be representative of Canada’s population…

Trump told Jewish voters they’d vote for him to avoid a wealth tax – Business Insider

In a speech at a pro-Israel conference, President Donald Trump said Jewish voters should vote for him because they would "be out of business in about 15 minutes" otherwise.He also said that some Jewish people "don't love Israel enough."The crowd at the Israeli American Council national summit responded enthusiastically, chanting "four more years" and "12…

Jeff Bezos: US is in ‘big trouble’ if Big Tech rejects military contracts

Bezos likewise made it clear that Amazon would continue to fight for more military business even after the Pentagon spurned it in favor of Microsoft for the JEDI contract. "We are going to support the Department of Defense, this country is important," he said.The tech pioneer isn't uniformly supportive of the government, and Amazon has…

Entertainment

‘Blitzed’ Will Leave You Feeling Warm And Tipsy

Alexa Martin's Playbook series is addictive enough to convert a non-sports fan into a football junkie, and her new novel Blitzed — the third in the series — is an electrifying cocktail of girl power, adorable romance, and enough drama to rival a reality show (which the series incidentally introduces in its universe). Set in…

First footage of Marvel’s The Eternals debuts, boss Kevin Feige talks franchise future

Marvel boss Kevin Feige was treated like a rockstar at Brazil Comic Con in Sao Paolo, where he debuted the first footage of the highly anticipated The Eternals on Saturday. Feige stood before a rowdy audience who were chanting his name before they were treated to a surprise sneak peek of the Chloe Zhao-directed film starring…

Pearl Harbor shooting: US sailor kills workers at Hawaii navy base

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The shooting prompted a security lockdown A US sailor shot dead two workers before taking his own life at the Pearl Harbor military base near Honolulu in Hawaii on Wednesday.Officials say the gunman also injured a third worker before he killed himself. The incident prompted a lockdown at Joint…

Security fails we’re kinda thankful for

What the failWith the Pixel 4 face unlock debacle, you really can say that Google's Android security team did not check itself before it wrecked itself. What we're thankful for here is the BBC journalist, who probably does not have narcolepsy, but instead pretended to be asleep with his review copy of a Pixel 4…

The surprisingly good EarFun Free earphones are back on sale for $35 – CNET

This picture doesn't tell the whole story. That's a wireless charging case. But it also accepts USB-C. Sarah Tew/CNET This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2019, your source for the season's best gifts and deals, hand-picked by the experts at CNET. I'm feeling a crusade coming on. When I see people walking (or…

Saturday Night Live recap: Jennifer Lopez kicks off show with the Rockettes, that Versace dress

Welcome back to SNL in Review, fellow Coneheads! Tonight’s host, Jennifer Lopez, made her first Saturday Night Live appearance as a musical guest in February 2000. Subsequently, she pulled double duty as host and musical guest during season 26 and 35. She’s also been impersonated by Maya Rudolph, Cheri Oteri, and even Lucy Lawless way…

Kim Kardashian shares sweet photo of her daughters North and Chicago in matching outfits

Kim Kardashian shares sweet photo of her daughters North and Chicago in matching outfits... after EPIC dinosaur birthday party for son SaintBy Tracy Wright For Dailymail.com Published: 14:01 EST, 8 December 2019 | Updated: 14:27 EST, 8 December 2019 Her little girls are growing up! And Kim Kardashian shared a heartwarming photo to Instagram on Sunday…

Jackson joins Vick as 2nd 1,000-yard rushing QB – NFL.com

Lamar Jackson's brilliant sophomore season became historic during Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills. Jackson became just the second quarterback in NFL history to run for at least 1,000 yards in a single season, joining Michael Vick as the only players to achieve the feat. Vick ran for 1,039 yards during 2006 with the Atlanta…

Apple Pays $25 Million for Billie Eilish Documentary Headed for Apple TV+ Rather Than Apple Music

Apple has paid $25 million for the rights to a Billie Eilish documentary that will be shown on Apple TV+ and follows the 17-year-old singer-songwriter's life after the release of her debut album in March, reports The Hollywood Reporter. According to the report, the film is directed by R J Cutler and produced in collaboration…

8 Pretty Party Tops We’re Wearing With Jeans – Oh, and They’re 50 Percent Off

There are party dresses and party jumpsuits. Party skirts, heck even party coats. But another party-perfect category we simply cannot get through the holiday season without? The party top. Aligned? Great. Because we've designed an affordable assortment of pretty and playful party tops in our POPSUGAR collection at Kohl's. Plus, they're currently on sale for…

Sports

What it takes to become qualified as a Shaolin Master

This fella devotes eleven years to way of life more difficult than many of us will ever understand. Meanwhile, I get upset when I have to wait more than three minutes for my coffee at the drive-thru. TV host accidentally makes fool of "brick-breaking" martial arts master “That’s incredible, I mean, I’ve felt these bricks,…

Oregon vs. Utah: Live stream, watch online, TV channel, Pac-12 Championship Game kickoff time, odds – CBS Sports

Conference championship weekend kicks off Friday night with a fun one in Santa Clara, California. No. 5 Utah will take on No. 13 Oregon for the Pac-12 title in a game that's sure to be heavy on defense. The two were preseason darlings, picked by the media to meet in this game, but the Utes…

Zack Wheeler Rumors: Astros Join Phillies, White Sox in Pursuit of Free Agent

Rich Schultz/Getty ImagesThe list of potential suitors for Zack Wheeler grew to include the Houston Astros just before ESPN's Jeff Passan reported the 29-year-old starting pitcher agreed to a five-year, $118 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday. MLB Network's Jon Heyman reported the Astros were "another team in on Wheeler," joining the Phillies, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox,…

Eli Drinkwitz agrees to become next Missouri coach, leaving Appalachian State after one season – CBS Sports

Looking to change its fortunes and recapture the offensive success it had just a few years ago, Missouri and Eli Drinkwitz have agreed to a deal that will have the Appalachian State coach take the same position with the Tigers, a source tells CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd. Yahoo Sports' Pete Thamel first reported Drinkwitz and Mizzou were…

NFL Week 14 – Saints host 49ers, Ravens visit Bills

Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreLive ReportingBy Ben Collins and Denise EvansAll times stated are UKPosted at 2:232:23Week 14 recapSunday of week 14 saw the Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs secure their place in the…

Conference Championship Weekend: Craziest plays in college football’s big week (VIDEO)

Video Details Dec 8, 2019 at 5:54p ET | College Football | Duration: 1:44 ACCBaylor BearsBig 12CFBClemson TigersFBS (I-A)Oklahoma Sooners With teams jockeying for College Football Playoff and bowl positioning, there were plenty of electric moments in Week 15. Here's a look at the craziest plays from the entire weekend. More Videos » Help | Press…

Mayfield criticizes Browns’ handling of OBJ injury

6:18 PM ETJake TrotterESPN Staff Writer CloseCovers the Big 12Joined ESPN.com in 2011Graduate of Washington & Lee UniversityCLEVELAND -- After Cleveland's 27-19 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, quarterback Baker Mayfield criticized the way the Browns have handled Odell Beckham Jr.'s injury."I'd say that it wasn't handled right," Mayfield said. "He's not able to…

How Terence Davis’ football background is fuelling his Raptors breakout

TORONTO — When Terence Davis II was a high school senior, he had a difficult decision to make. Either accept a scholarship from one of the more than 20 NCAA Division I programs that were recruiting him to play football, or choose from the shallow pool of only five schools that were offering him the…

Instant observations: Joel Embiid scores 0 points in Sixers’ road loss to Raptors

Joel Embiid scored zero points, and yet the Sixers still had a chance to steal a game on the road in Toronto on Monday night. Unfortunately, Embiid continued to undercut the team right down until the final minute, and they went down in miserable fashion in a 101-96 defeat.Here's what I saw in Toronto.The GoodMORE…

Jimmy Butler boos, Josh Richardson buckets and a reunion for both players that answered a few lingering…

PHILADELPHIA — The wardrobe choice for Jimmy Butler’s return to Philadelphia couldn’t have been a coincidence, with a hazel-colored sweatshirt with black lettering that read, “Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained.” Reward can’t come without risk but it’s hard to determine whether those words stood as a statement of what Butler had done by joining the Miami…

Technology

This Week in Apps: Black Friday’s boost, security news and the year’s biggest apps

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. What are developers talking about? What do app publishers and marketers need to know? How are politics impacting the App Store and app businesses? And which apps…

Real X-Wings took flight at Disney’s new Star Wars ride grand opening thanks to Boeing

Boeing might be taking the last crucial steps to prepare for its first crewed Starliner capsule spaceflight, but it’s also busy turning sci-fi into reality right here on Earth – by helping Disney build X-Wing large-scale starfighters to celebrate the opening of the ‘Rise of the Resistance’ ride at Disney World in Florida. Earlier this…

Facebook sells off Oculus Medium to Adobe

Facebook is selling Oculus Medium — a 3D virtual reality sculpting tool for creatives — to Adobe. The team was an expensive effort for Oculus and its sale signifies a broader rethinking within Facebook in what virtual reality projects they tackle in-house. It’s clear that Oculus pumped an awful lot of money into Medium over…

Reddit links UK-US trade talk leak to Russian influence campaign

Reddit has linked account activity involving the leak and amplification of sensitive UK-US trade talks on its platform during the ongoing UK election campaign to a suspected Russian political influence operation. Or, to put it more plainly, the social network suspects that Russian operatives are behind the leak of sensitive trade data — likely with…

Startups Weekly: U.S. VCs eye European startups

Hello and welcome back to Startups Weekly, a weekend newsletter that dives into the week’s noteworthy startups and venture capital news. Before I jump into today’s topic, let’s catch up a bit. Last week, I wrote about Chinese investor activity in Africa. Before that, I noted Airbnb’s issues. Remember, you can send me tips, suggestions…
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