Today in History

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 00:00:30 -0400

Today in History Today is Thursday, Oct. 29, the 303rd day of 2020. There are 63 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 29, 1929, “Black Tuesday” descended upon the New York Stock Exchange. Prices collapsed amid panic selling and thousands of investors were wiped out as America’s “Great Depression” began. On this date: In 1901, President William McKinley’s assassin, Leon Czolgosz (CHAWL’-gahsh), was electrocuted. In 1940, a blindfolded Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson drew the first number — 158 — from a glass bowl in America’s first peacetime military draft. In 1956, during the Suez Canal crisis, Israel invaded Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. “The Huntley-Brinkley Report” premiered as NBC’s nightly television newscast. In 1960, a chartered plane carrying the California Polytechnic State University football team crashed on takeoff from Toledo, Ohio, killing 22 of the 48 people on board. In 1967, Expo 67 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, closed after six...

The Latest: President declares emergency in Mississippi

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:57:17 -0400

President Donald Trump has declared an emergency exists in Mississippi and ordered federal assistance be expedited to aid state, local and tribal efforts to recover from Hurricane Zeta

Report: Pilot in Hawaii plane crash had risk-taking history

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:45:18 -0400

Witnesses have told federal officials the pilot of a plane that crashed and killed all 11 on board had a history of taking unnecessary risks and pushing the limits of his skills to give passengers an exciting ride

Zeta takes aim at a hurricane-weary Gulf Coast

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:33:35 -0400

At least one person has died as Hurricane Zeta pounds New Orleans and much of the Gulf Coast with heavy rains and howling winds

Coroner in Louisiana confirms 1st death from Hurricane Zeta: 55-year-old man electrocuted by downed power lines

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:56:30 -0400

Coroner in Louisiana confirms 1st death from Hurricane Zeta: 55-year-old man electrocuted by downed power lines

ICE settles lawsuit filed by immigrant activists in Vermont

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:34:21 -0400

The federal government has agreed not to deport three immigrant activists in Vermont who sued two years ago after they were arrested

Judge allows John Hinckley to publicly display his artwork

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:23:18 -0400

A federal judge has ruled that the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can now publicly display his writings, artwork and music

FBI says extremist threatened Trump, Obama in online posts

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:02:18 -0400

An FBI agent says a man accused of conspiring to kidnap Michigan's governor also made threatening online comments about President Donald Trump and other political figures

Developer tied to Texas AG accused judge, others of fraud

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 20:34:31 -0400

An Austin real estate developer at the center of recent allegations against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked investigators to probe an elaborate conspiracy this fall

Lawyers: Cop video of shooting of 2 Blacks suggests coverup

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 19:56:02 -0400

Lawyers say that a suburban Chicago police officer's failure to turn on his body camera until after he shot two Black people last week suggests the officer wanted to hide what really happened

This budget projector has a cool feature even some 4K models don't offer

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 04:00:40 +0000

Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5.0 are not features you’d expect on a cheap HD projector.

Scored an Xbox Series X pre-order? Here are the cheapest Aussie prices on launch titles

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 02:21:06 +0000

With an increase in prices for the next-gen games, here's your chance to score Xbox Series X launch titles for much less.

Realme C15 Qualcomm edition launched in India

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 02:19:08 +0000

The new Realme C15 retains almost all other features apart from the processor

Refresh your Mandalorian memory with this season 1 recap video

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 02:04:15 +0000

The Mandalorian season 2 is almost here – bring yourself up to (light)speed with this handy recap of the first season.

Cisco wants to radically simplify IT operations through hybrid cloud

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:30:24 +0000

Cisco is making it easier for organizations to manage their on-premise data centers and multicloud operations.

Major improvement for Windows gaming on Linux expected next year

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:30:06 +0000

Valve-sponsored work will plug gaping holes in Steam Play.

Yahoo's first self-branded phone, the ZTE Blade A3Y, is a budget handset

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:08:04 +0000

Yahoo is releasing the ZTE Blade A3Y as its first self-branded phone, a budget handset fit for its affordable Yahoo Mobile service.

Users of this popular VPN service could be subpoenaed for watching one movie

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:00:55 +0000

The makers of Angel Has Fallen have filed a lawsuit against 17 alleged pirates, many of whom used the Private Internet Access VPN.

Apple search engine rumors revived as it may be looking to stop relying on Google

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 22:38:04 +0000

Apple might be ramping up its development of a search engine to rival Google as the latter faces anti-trust scrutiny, according to a new report.

The Chomebook Search key will now be the Everything Button

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:15:12 +0000

Google is rebranding the Search key on its Chromebooks as the Everything Button as it transitions expands its shortcut functionality.

Usyk vs Chisora: Booking info

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 07:25:00 BST

Ukrainian pound-for-pound star Oleksandr Usyk collides with Derek Chisora in a high-stakes heavyweight clash on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

Champions League hits and misses

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:50:00 GMT

Liverpool and Manchester City secured comfortable wins in their Champions League ties on Tuesday before Chelsea and Manchester United really turned on the style the following evening. Here, we pick out some of the key talking points...

Usyk vs Chisora: Book it now!

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 09:29:00 BST

Oleksandr Usyk collides with Derek Chisora in a high stakes heavyweight clash on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Box Office, and you can book online now!

Papers: Fabinho injury not as bad as feared

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:38:00 GMT

AEK Athens vs Leicester preview

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:20:00 GMT

Team news and stats ahead of AEK Athens vs Leicester in the Europa League group stage on Thursday; kick-off 5.55pm.

Sancho and Haaland steer Dortmund to win

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:15:00 GMT

Borussia Dortmund got their misfiring Champions League campaign into gear on Wednesday as they beat Zenit St. Petersburg 2-0 thanks to goals from Jadon Sancho and Erling Haaland.

Lille vs Celtic preview

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:00:00 GMT

Team news and stats ahead of Lille vs Celtic in the Europa League group stage on Thursday; kick-off 5.55pm.

Rashford is Man Utd's big-game specialist

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:20:00 GMT

Marcus Rashford has been labelled a national treasure for his free school meals campaign but it's not just off the pitch that he is making an impact. His hat-trick against RB Leipzig in the Champions League on Wednesday underlined his increasing importance on it.

Rangers vs Lech Poznan preview

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 15:42:00 GMT

Team news and stats ahead of Rangers vs Lech Poznan in the Europa League group stage on Thursday; kick-off 8pm.

United's diamond sparkles against Leipzig

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 22:50:00 GMT

Manchester United have had to wait for their first home win of the season but it arrived in emphatic fashion with a 5-0 win over RB Leipzig on Wednesday night. Faced with two daunting fixtures to open their Champions League campaign, United have won both in style.

Briana DeJesus Squashes Beef With Kailyn Lowry After Heartbreaking ‘Teen Mom 2’ Reveal

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 03:57:28 +0000

Briana DeJesus said it broke her heart to watch her frequent feuding parter Kailyn Lowry cry on 'Teen Mom 2' over how she'd 'lost herself' to toxic men in her life.

Kelly Ripa, 50, Transforms Into A Sexy Wonder Woman With Epic Halloween Costume — See Pic

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 03:50:35 +0000

Kelly Ripa took to Instagram to share a new gorgeous group photo of herself flaunting her figure-flattering Wonder Woman Halloween costume with friends just a few days before the spooky holiday.

Scott Disick & Kourtney Kardashian Fans Go Wild After He Seemingly Flirts With Her On Instagram

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 02:51:06 +0000

Who's the mystery lady in Scott Disick's beach photo? The 'KUWTK' star caused an uproar after posting a photo with a person whom fans believed was none other than his ex, Kourtney Kardashian!

6 Stars Who Love Birkin Bags: Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B & More

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 02:30:56 +0000

Hermès Birkin bags are one of the most sought after handbags in celebrity culture, and it seems like we're always seeing one star showing off at least one from their impressive collection on social media! We're taking a look back at some of our favorites here.

Khloe Kardashian Jokes About ‘Photoshopping’ Missing Kylie Jenner Into Kim’s 40th B-Day Party Pic

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 01:26:26 +0000

All of Kim Kardashian's sisters made it to her 40th birthday in French Polynesia, save for one -- Kylie Jenner! Khloe called out their sister's absence in a hilarious post.

Nicole Poturalski Says She’s Trying To ‘Hang In There’ Amid New Brad Pitt Split Report

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 01:20:16 +0000

With reports that it is 'totally over' between Brad Pitt and Nicole Poturalski, the gorgeous model says she needs to hang in there 'for just a little bit longer.'

‘The Masked Singer’ Recap: A Famous Talk Show Host Is Revealed As The Lips & She Flirts With Nick Cannon

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 01:01:49 +0000

Group C premiered during the Oct. 28 episode of 'The Masked Singer' and introduced us to new celebs. At the end of the night, The Lips are eliminated. She's one of daytime TV's most popular hosts!

Kim Kardashian, Lizzo & More: All The Ways Stars Are Urging Fans To Vote On Nov. 3

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 00:37:58 +0000

Kim Kardashian and Lizzo want YOU to vote on November 3. So many more stars are encouraging their fans to cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election, and make a difference.

Gwen Stefani’s Stunning $500K Diamond Engagement Ring From Blake Shelton Was ‘Custom-Designed’ – Details

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 00:10:12 +0000

Blake Shelton paid a hefty price to put a ring on Gwen Stefani, according to a jewelry expert! Learn more details about the type of diamond and band that Blake selected.

Matthew McConaughey’s Romantic History: From Dating Sandra Bullock To Camila Alves Marriage

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:56:07 +0000

Matthew McConaughey has been happily coupled up with now-wife Camila Alves for 14 years. But before that, he dated some very famous starlets.

Benedict Cumberbatch Improvised One Key Moment in Avengers: Endgame

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 17:27:17 PDT

Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson reveals an important detail about an Avengers: Endgame scene.

First Order Origins Revealed in New Star Wars Book

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 17:12:50 PDT

The Star Wars Book by Pablo Hidalgo, Cole Horton, and Dan Zehr clears up a lot of information about the First Order origins.

Marvel's Moon Knight Disney+ Series Has Found Its Director

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 17:00:33 PDT

Marvel Studios and Disney have found a director for Moon Knight after setting its sights on Oscar Isaac for the lead role.

Zappa Documentary Trailer: Director Alex Winter Dissects a Musical Genius

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 16:45:23 PDT

Bill & Ted Face the Music star Alex Winter steps behind the camera for his upcoming documentary on iconic musician Frank Zappa.

Wedding Crashers 2 Prospects Feel Really Good Says Vince Vaughn

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 16:09:48 PDT

It appears that Wedding Crashers 2 could actually be in the works after 15 years of waiting for a real update.

Rami Malek's James Bond Villain Is Harboring a Big Secret in No Time to Die

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 14:41:53 PDT

There's more to Safin than meets the eye in the latest James Bond adventure No Time To Die.

Sacha Baron Cohen Shares His Side of the Infamous Ali G Trump Interview

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 14:14:36 PDT

Borat 2 star Sacha Baron Cohen has now offered his version of events concerning Ali G's interview with Donald Trump.

Tom Holland Gets Spider-Man 3 Script, Promises Not to Spoil Anything

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 13:53:36 PDT

Tom Holland has now received the script for Spider-Man 3 but promises he won't spoil anything.

Christian Bale Arrives in Australia for Thor: Love and Thunder Shoot

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 13:36:40 PDT

Christian Bale has now arrived in Australia to begin work on Marvel sequel Thor: Love and Thunder.

Black Panther 2 Star Is Confident an A-Force All-Female Avengers Movie Is Happening

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 13:00:21 PDT

Black Panther star Letitia Wright as confident all-female Avengers movie will happen.

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