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Girls Want—And Need—More Female Superheroes

Who would you rather have save your life? A 15-year-old boy in skin-tight Lycra, who can shoot sticky webs out of his wrists? Or a tall, strong, billowing-haired Amazon woman with bullet-deflecting jewelry […] The post Girls Want—And Need—More Femal

Knicks, 76ers look to bounce back

The Philadelphia 76ers and New York Knicks both experienced nights they would like to forget in their last game.

Facebook purges more ‘bad actors’ in Myanmar but it still won’t commit to a local office

As Facebook continues to grasp the severity of the situation in Myanmar, where the UN has concluded that its social network plays “determining role” in inciting genocide, the U.S. tech giant has completed a third sweep in recent months to remove b

OBC, Canara Bank: Two PSU bank stocks that look bullish on the charts

The stock of Oriental Bank on the weekly chart has formed «Inverse Head & Shoulder» with neckline in the range Rs 98 - Rs 99.

Gold scales over 5-month peak, investors await Fed outlook

Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,250.20 per ounce, as of 0405 GMT, after hitting its highest since July 11 at $1,251.06 earlier in the session.

Exclusive | ICICI Lombard in talks to buy majority stake in Reliance General

EY has been appointed as the consultant, a source told Moneycontrol.

Piaget Sunlight Journey Collection Shines in Shanghai

Piaget, a Swiss luxury watchmaker and jeweller, celebrated the Sunlight Journey collection exhibition at 55 By The Group in Shanghai. To highlight the distinctive connotation of the Sunlight Journey collection, a scene featuring interwoven light and shadow fr

RCom falls 12% on reports DoT has rejected its spectrum deal with Jio

Shares of RCom fell as much as 12 per cent to Rs 13.77 apiece on BSE after a news report suggested that the DoT has told RCom and Reliance Jio Infocomm that it can't approve their spectrum deal

Santa Clara holds off USC in double overtime 102-93

Santa Clara holds off USC in double overtime 102-92

Pacers ready for new win streak on second night of back-to-back

Indiana Pacers-Toronto Raptors

Blues begin road trip on a good note, defeat Oilers 4-1

The St. Louis Blues scored three times in the third period en route to a 4-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.

Mistake-filled second period haunts Coyotes in latest loss

Darcy Kuemper stopped 29 shots for the Coyotes in their sixth loss in seven games since a four-game winning streak.

Broncos' Lindsay becomes 1st undrafted offensive Pro Bowler

Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay is the first undrafted offensive player to make the Pro Bowl

Blues break tie on replay review in 3rd and beat Oilers 4-1

Blues break tie on replay review in 3rd and beat Oilers 4-1

CSU Bakersfield tops Cal Poly for 4th straight win

Justin Edler-Davis sank 9 of 10 free throws and scored 15 points and Cal State Bakersfield ran its winning streak to four with a 74-61 victory over Cal Poly

No. 7 Oregon Ducks down No. 4 Mississippi State 82-74

No. 7 Oregon Ducks down No. 4 Mississippi State 82-74

Ben Roethlisberger again bashes NFL Media's Ian Rapoport

Ben Roethlisberger has frequently exhibited extreme animosity toward NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport and his reporting over the years. The league insider again is a target of the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback. During his weekly appearance on Pittsburgh radio Tue

Tom Brady blows off talk of Patriots dynasty’s demise

The New England Patriots dropped a big game against the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday, a loss that has inspired renewed chatter that the team’s dynastic period is coming to a close. Not so fast, says Tom Brady, who argues such debate and pontificating are simp

RBI officers unhappy with new promotion policy, seek return to old system

With the new policy, only 75% of the officers with a particular rank would be promoted, while it was 90% earlier

Amnesty International used machine-learning to quantify the scale of abuse against women on Twitter

A new study by Amnesty International and Element AI puts number to a problem many women already know about: that Twitter is a cesspool of harassment and abuse. Conducted with the help of 6,500 volunteers, the study, billed by Amnesty International as “t

SpaceX, Blue Origin scrub rocket launches, plan to try again - CNET

Four missions were scheduled for Tuesday and then postponed, but all, including the Falcon 9 and New Shepard launches, will get another go.

Elon Musk unveils first Boring Company tunnel under SpaceX HQ - CNET

Where we're going, we won't need roads.

St. Paul Island works to keep air service after airline sale

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Residents of a remote western Alaska island are concerned about a possible lapse in air service after PenAir was purchased by another airline. KTVA-TV reports PenAir had provided regular flights to St. Paul Island in the Bering Sea, b

Neither oil, nor elections, Federal Reserve holds sway over India's stocks

While the US central bank's influence on emerging assets is hardly an unknown phenomenon, India's $2 trillion stock market has also been whipsawed in recent months by homegrown narratives

Indian drug regulator to test JJ#39;s Baby Powder for traces of asbestos: Report

The central drug licensing inspectors will draw samples of raw material used for Johnson and Johnson#39;s baby powder as well as the finished product from retail stores across the country and start its probe.

Japan exports slow to crawl on global growth woes, trade tensions

The trade data highlights rising external risks for Japan#39;s export-led economy, and comes as the Bank of Japan reviews policy at a two-day meeting that ends on Thursday.

Oil prices climb after tumble on hint markets stabilizing

Global benchmark Brent crude futures rose 0.4 percent, or 23 cents, at $56.49 per barrel.

J Kumar Infra zooms 30% in two days on receiving Rs 13 bn order from NHAI

The stock surged 10% to Rs 152 on Wednesday, extending its previous day's 20% rally on BSE.

OMCs, airlines gain on crude oil slump; SpiceJet, HPCL, BPCL rise up to 5%

SpiceJet, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL), Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) rose up to 5 per cent on the BSE in early trade.

Financials gain amid easing liquidity; Nifty PSU Bank index rises 2%

SBI, PNB, Bank of Baroda, Bajaj Finance, Indiabulls Housing, Manappuram Finance, DHFL, Bajaj Finserv and M&M Financial were up in the range of 2% to 5%.

Nuggets win 7th straight at home by beating Mavs 126-118

Nuggets win 7th straight at home by beating Mavs 126-118

Matt Harvey headed to Angels after 1-year, $11M deal

Matt Harvey is returning to the team that drafted him out of high school but failed to sign the pitcher.

Asian business confidence wallows near three-year low on trade worries: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD

Representing the six-month outlook of 84 firms, the Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Asian Business Sentiment Index edged up to 63 in the October-December quarter, slightly above a near three-year low of 58 seen in the previous period.

Astronomers spy adolescent star having a massive outburst - CNET

While all stars go through growing pains, researchers say it's rare to see this growth phase in action.

Burnell leads Jacksonville State past North Alabama, 64-50

Jason Burnell had 19 points and nine rebounds and Marlon Hunter scored 15 to help Jacksonville State beat North Alabama 64-50

Harrell scores 24 to help Denver beat Montana State 76-64

Senior Ronnie Harrell Jr. hit 6 of 9 from 3-point range and finished with a career-high 24 points to help Denver beat Montana State 76-64

Daum gets 1,000th board in S Dakota St 74-64 win over EWU

Daum gets 1,000th board in S Dakota St 74-64 win over EWU

Manek scores 18, helps Oklahoma hold off Creighton 83-70

Manek scores 18, helps Oklahoma hold off Creighton 83-70

Lehner stops 35 shots, Islanders beat Coyotes 3-1

Robin Lehner stopped 35 shots, Anthony Beauvillier scored his fourth goal in five games and the New York Islanders beat the struggling Arizona Coyotes 3-1

Elon Musk’s ‘vision for transport’ is a 3D network of tunnels for autonomous electric vehicles

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s vision of an “entirely new system of transport,” which he unveiled Wednesday night at a splashy event in Hawthorne, California, wasn’t a reusable rocket like the ones he’s building at his nea

Open thread for night owls: Michael Flynn and his lawyers learn the hard way how not to do things

Former federal prosecutor Ken White at The Atlantic writes—Note to Michael Flynn: Federal Court Is Not Twitter: Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn on Tuesday got an unpleasant lesson on the difference between politically effective arguments a
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