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Trump's judges double down, making it easier for prosecutors to convict innocent people

Donald J. Trump’s put five judges on the Fifth Circuit; George W. Bush placed four there. Two Reagan appointees are still active. Just three Obama and two Clinton judges sit on that court, which hears appeals from Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The late

Early-bird pricing to Disrupt Berlin 2018 flies away in four days

Die uhr tickt, menschen — the clock is ticking, people. Early-bird pricing on passes to Disrupt Berlin 2018 migrates to parts unknown in just four days. If you want to join us at the Arena Berlin on 29-30 November — and save up to €500 in the process

Blood money

Some years ago an investor I met at a TechCrunch event invited me out for a coffee. This happens a lot; as a weekly columnist here I am deemed an official Media Influencer, and people in turn want to influence me, until they realize I’m just going to ig

Stop the handwringing and conjecture about the 'Latino vote,' and support groups doing GOTV

As the midterm elections draw closer and closer, major media outlets have turned once again to pontificating about and predicting the “Hispanic” or “Latino” vote, and comparing it to past white and black voter turnout demographics. This includes hand

Dovizioso tactics left Crutchlow 'swearing in his helmet'

Crutchlow spent the majority of the Motegi race grouped up with leader Dovizioso and Marc Marquez, even taking second place from the latter for a handful of laps. The trio established an early lead, but Valentino Rossi and Suzuki duo Andrea Iannone and Alex R

Honda gains leave Verstappen «very excited» for 2019

Although both Honda-powered Toro Rossos will start the United States Grand Prix from the back of the grid because of power unit penalties, a brilliant lap from Pierre Gasly in Q1 to finish seventh pointed to his engine’s growing potential. And with Verstapp

Best Spooky Comics for Halloween

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. We’re breaking out our favorite costumes, buying all the candy that we need to last us through the winter, and consuming the massive amounts of […] The post Best Spooky Comics for Halloween appeared

With members getting Trump-averse, the federal workers union targets midterms

Defending what Newt Gingrich blasted as “the job for life,” federal civil servants join the battle for the midterms

Trump celebrates assault of journalist during rally

It was a great shame on the GOP that they accepted Gianforte — now Trump is cheering for his crime

Svitolina defeats Kvitova to win first match at WTA Finals

Svitolina defeats Kvitova to win first match at WTA Finals

Chargers' Gordon (hamstring) out vs. Titans in London

Chargers' Gordon (hamstring) out vs. Titans in London

Wolff «can guarantee» Ocon will be in «good car» in 2020

The Frenchman appeared resigned to a year on the sidelines in 2019 despite having impressed at Force India, but could now end up partnering fellow Mercedes protege George Russell at Williams - should the Grove-based outfit find the necessary extra funding. Wo

Keegan-Michael Key and the most ridiculous 5G interview ever - CNET

Has the 5G hype gotten out of hand? Just wait until comedic actor Keegan-Michael Key weighs in.

These new kitchen gadgets will change how you cook, store and dispose of your food - CNET

We got a look at the latest in food tech at the 2018 Smart Kitchen Summit.

Volkswagen is building an EV factory near Shanghai, should Tesla be worried? - Roadshow

The new facility will be environmentally friendly and build vehicles on the all-electric MEB platform.

Egypt's Olympic body ratifies sanctions on Zamalek chief

CAIRO (AP) - The general assembly of the Egyptian Olympic Committee has ratified a two-year suspension of the chairman of one of Egypt's top soccer clubs. Comprising national sports federations, the assembly decided on Saturday to write to President Abdel-Fat

Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs. iPhone XS, Pixel 3, Galaxy S9: Every spec, compared - CNET

Huawei is bringing interesting new features to its latest phones, so we broke down the numbers for how the Mates compare to the hottest handsets right now.

iPhone XR early presale demand and the next Apple event is almost here - CNET

Which iPhone XR models are showing shipment delays and what we're expecting at Apple's next launch event. Catch up on all your iPhone news for the week.

Ethiopian marathoner who made Rio protest returns from exile

Ethiopian marathoner who made anti-government gesture at Rio finish line returns from exile

Justice derailed: How Guantanamo set the stage for the Kavanaugh hearings

Kavanaugh’s confirmers brought Gitmo-style “justice” to the American legal system

Toro Rosso parks Gasly's upgrade for US GP

Toro Rosso introduced a new front wing as part of an upgraded aero package that also included a revised floor.  However, with Friday’s running limited and taking place in wet conditions – and the team having just the one package in the US – Gasly used

Marquez says he «provoked» Dovizioso's Motegi crash

By taking his eighth victory of the 2018 season at Motegi, Marquez sealed his fifth premier-class crown with three races to spare, as Dovizioso fell at Turn 10 on the penultimate lap trying to chase him. Dovizioso had controlled much of the race, rebuffing a

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: We interrupt this APR for a message from the emergency broadcast system

Oh f@ck. That’s not a statement from an big money pundit. That’s the only possible reaction to the news that came at the end of Donald Trump’s Saturday night rally in Nevada. After hours of declaring that Democrats mean mobs and leading the lock ‘er u

5 of top 10 cos add Rs 313.8 bn in market capitalisation, ITC tops chart

The m-cap of ITC soared Rs 168.56 billion to Rs 3.53 trillion

Dovizioso: Marquez did «something special» in Motegi race

As in many races this year, the fight for the win at Motegi came down to a duel between Dovizioso and Marquez. Dovizioso led the most of the race from pole but never managed to pull away from Marquez, and the Honda rider made a move for first place with four

Three easy fixes to Social Security and Medicare that Republicans don’t want you to know about

It doesn’t have to be this way

Activists raise $100,000 in 70 minutes to fight Native American voter suppression in North Dakota

Daily Kos set up a crowdfunding page to help Native American voters update their tribal IDs to vote

Here’s why media coverage of indigenous issues is so terrible, both in the U.S. and Canada

Mainstream media in North America continues to cover indigenous peoples only sporadically, and based on stereotypes

Wedding tourism: Indian couples selling tickets to their big day

Some couples in India, seeking to cash in, have started selling admission tickets to their weddings to tourists wishing to attend the colorful affair. Read Full Article at RT.com

Non-bank fund houses forge ties with distributors to gain market share

Such tie-ups to help fund houses compete with MFs that have their own bank channels

Kang finishes strong to win LPGA Shanghai by 2 strokes

Danielle Kang shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to win the LPGA Shanghai by two strokes for her second career title

Ricciardo warned in advance about kerb Verstappen hit

Verstappen’s hopes of a good grid slot for the Formula 1 Austin race were wrecked in Q1 after his right rear suspension was broken when he ran over the kerbs at the exit of Turn 15. The damage to the suspension and driveshaft could not be fixed before Q2 fi

After 4 years, NPA-laden IOB expects to be back in the black in FY20

IOB may exit RBI's Prompt Corrective Action framework by 2019-20

Van Gisbergen wants time-certain Supercars finishes abolished

The Kiwi was denied an opportunity to try and reclaim the Supercars lead today thanks to the second leg of the Gold Coast 600 being abandoned due to wild storms that lashed the circuit. Despite two attempts to get through the weather, heavy rainfall and light

Wolff: Stewards had no choice but to penalise Vettel

Ferrari driver Vettel should be lining up alongside title rival Lewis Hamilton at Austin but will instead start fifth after picking up a three-place grid penalty for a red-flag infringement in practice. Vettel received some sympathy from fellow drivers for th

Nevada scores 24 straight in 40-22 win over Hawaii

Toa Taua had 126 yards rushing and a touchdown on 18 carries and Ty Gangi passed for 247 yards and a score to help Nevada beat Hawaii 40-22

Bautista to replace Lorenzo at Phillip Island

Lorenzo had a big shunt in Thailand, forcing him to miss that race, and also pulled out at Motegi after completing one lap and testing his condition on Friday. On both occasions Ducati was left with Andrea Dovizioso as the only rider, putting the team at a di

Aluminium scrap import rises 21% in Apr-Sep; AAI seeks higher import duty

In July, the association said, it had already apprised the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) of the situation which could arise in future

Q2 Earnings of Wipro, Airtel; rupee, oil to drive stock markets this week

HCL Tech, Bajaj Auto, Kotak Mahindra Bank and BHEL are among the other companies slated to announce their quarterly numbers this week

Tim Brando: Second half of college football season is ‘pure playoff privilege’

Tim Brando argues why it’s time to extend the College Football Playoff.
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