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The Decade of Alabama-Georgia Games That Built Toward a National Championship Meeting
Alabama is 3–1 against Georgia since Nick Saban took over in Tuscaloosa, but each of those meetings proved to be watershed moments in the journey both programs took to Atlanta for the 2018 title game. By Andy Staples. January 05, 2018. Alabama and ...
Bills vs. Jaguars: TV Schedule, Odds, Ticket Info, Game Time and More
The Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars snapped 10-plus year playoff droughts this season, but only one team will extend its celebration with a victory on Sunday while the other goes home hoping to return next year. This matchup should feature two ...
Will the playoffs be Alex Smith`s last hurrah as quarterback of the Chiefs?
When things were going very well this season for the Kansas City Chiefs, quarterback Alex Smith was being mentioned as an MVP candidate. When things were going very poorly for them, Smith was being called a candidate for something quite different: a ...
Will Giants wait to see if Bill Belichick, Patriots are headed for divorce?
The Giants are scheduled to interview the Patriots` coordinators on Friday for their head coaching vacancy. They may want to see if they can get a moment to see where their boss stands, too. The end of the Patriot dynasty may be here, according to an ...
Eagles have plenty to fix during bye week
A slumping offense missing NFL MVP candidate Carson Wentz scored only 13 points in the last five quarters with Nick Foles and the starters playing. That won`t cut it when the Eagles (13-3) host the Saints (11-5), Panthers (11-5) or Falcons (10-6) to ...
From 32 Wham to leading the Rams, nothing about Sean McVay`s rise is lucky
The Marist War Eagles of Atlanta had arrived at the brink, and Coach Alan Chadwick watched his sawed-off senior quarterback jog toward him on the sideline. Timeout had been called with Marist two yards from a touchdown, trailing by five points, about ...
Serena Williams: Not `personally` ready to return to tournament tennis yet
Serena Williams` decision on whether or not to defend her Australian Open title four months after giving birth to her first child was never about merely being able to play at Melbourne Park. The seven-time Australian Open champion confirmed Thursday ...
Gerald Green`s hot streak is extra special for Houston native
HOUSTON -- Gerald Green, a journeyman who was unemployed until a week ago, didn`t hesitate for even a split-second when a switch resulted in Draymond Green defending him. Green just raised up and knocked down a 3-pointer over the reigning Defensive ...
Bates-Diop scores 27 points, Ohio State beats Iowa 92-81 (Jan 04, 2018)
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) The Buckeyes look like they might finally be ready to give top-ranked Michigan State a go on Sunday. Keita Bates-Diop scored 27 points with 13 rebounds, Jae`Sean Tate had 18 points and Ohio State cruised past Iowa 92-81 on Thursday ...
Michigan State basketball notes: Bench comes through again to topple Maryland
EAST LANSING – Tom Izzo loves his team`s unselfishness and depth. Those are big reasons Michigan State finally moved to No. 1 in this week`s polls. And both were on full display again Thursday in a 91-61 blowout of Maryland. The Spartans` reserves ...
Russell Westbrook triple-double leads Thunder past Clippers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This was the plan from the beginning. It just took a little longer to come together than Oklahoma City had hoped. The Thunder added All-Stars Paul George and Carmelo Anthony to MVP Russell Westbrook and waited for the wins to roll ...
Knicks season weighs on a physically, mentally drained Kristaps Porzingis
It may be the load they need him to carry to compete for a playoff spot this season and loftier heights down the line, but it`s too heavy for Porzingis nonetheless, and that`s a reality New York must weigh moving forward. The Knicks` hopes of rising ...
Shad Khan heaps credit on Tom Coughlin for Jaguars resurgence
Jaguars owner Shad Khan praised Tom Coughlin for getting Jacksonville to the playoffs for the first time since 2007. According to Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com, Khan was effusive in his credit for Coughlin, who he instilled as Executive Vice President of ...
Kadri tugs at Thornton`s beard, Maple Leafs beat Sharks
TORONTO (AP) — Nazem Kadri was an assist short of a bizarre Gordie Howe hat trick. Kadri ripped out part of Joe Thornton`s mountain-man beard in a fight off the opening faceoff and scored in regulation in the Toronto Maple Leafs` 3-2 shootout victory ...
Winners, Losers and Grades from the 2018 Under Armour All-America Game
Many of the nation`s best high school football prospects took the field to showcase their skills at the 2018 Under Armour All-America Game in Orlando, Florida. Thanks to a massive effort from a lesser-known player and a late defensive stand, Team ...
`OK Goo Goo!`: Italian grandma stumped by Google Home in viral video
Devices meant to make life easier can sometimes be difficult to figure out. Video of a grandmother who was given a Google Home device for Christmas is proof that new technology isn`t for everyone. Advertisement. `Street Angels` provide food, shelter ...
Dodgers acquire reliever Scott Alexander in three-team trade
The Dodgers have acquired groundball specialist Scott Alexander in a three-team trade with the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox, according to people familiar with the situation. The Dodgers will send right-handed pitcher Trevor Oaks to ...
Gruden Could Follow Coaches Who Sat Out Before Return
FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2006, file photo, Oakland Raiders coach Art Shell works the sidelines during the team`s NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. Shell was let go by the Raiders following the 1994 season as late owner ...
Father of Ryan Shazier: Steelers LB making steady progress from spinal injury
PITTSBURGH -- Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has regained feeling in his legs, according to a report by WPXI-Pittsburgh. Shazier`s father, Vernon, declined to offer specifics on his son`s current condition but did recall the moments after he suffered ...
Eagles fans seeing red at playoff ticket availability have an option beyond next week`s game
Fans will pack Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia for the Eagles` NFC Divisional Round playoff game, but many will end up buying tickets on the secondary market to be there. (Drew Hallowell / Getty Images). Stephanie SigafoosContact Reporter. Some ...
Reggie Lynch violated University`s sexual misconduct code and faces suspension until 2020, reports say
The EOAA ruled Lynch in violation of the sexual misconduct code late Thursday night, multiple outlets reported. By Jack White. Reggie Lynch violated University`s sexual misconduct code and faces suspension until 2020, reports say. Chris Dang, Daily ...
Around the Empire: Yankees news - 1/5/18
MLB.com | Bryan Hoch: I know Opening Day seems super far away, but that doesn`t stop us from talking about it. As of right now, the Yankees don`t have anyone penciled in for second or third base, which is good news for top prospect Gleyber Torres. With ...
What Makes a Nick Saban Quarterback
With the advent of the spread offense, run-pass option and esoteric passing schemes, there has perhaps never been a greater burden placed on quarterbacks in college football. Ten of the past 12 Heisman Trophy winners have been quarterbacks. But in ...
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EAST LANSING, Mich. – Sophomore Anthony Cowan Jr. finished one point short of his career high with a game high 26 points, but it was not enough as Maryland fell to top-ranked Michigan State 91-61 Thursday evening. Maryland moves to 13-4 and 2-2 in the ...
Windows Meltdown-Spectre fix: How to check if your AV is blocking Microsoft patch
Third-party Windows antivirus products need to support Microsoft`s security update and set a Windows registry key for customers to receive the update via Windows Update. Image: Kevin Beaumont. Antivirus firms are gradually adding support for Microsoft ...
Plenty Of Cheap Switch And 3DS Games Discounted Right Now In Nintendo UK Sale
If you hadn`t noticed, it is no longer 2017. And you know what that means: cheap video games! To celebrate the new year, Nintendo UK is discounting a number of Eshop titles on both Switch and 3DS. Some big Switch games are included in the Happy New ...
New Year`s Day was another record-setting day for Apple`s App Store
Apple just released its end-of-year App Store numbers for 2017 and the first day of the new year, and the holiday season was once again a boon in terms of app purchases. During the week-long period of December 24 to December 31, 2017, Apple customers ...
Apple responds to Intel, ARM chip flaws: All Macs and iOS devices are vulnerable, but don`t panic
Late on Thursday, Apple issued a new support document highlighting how the recently unearthed chip vulnerabilities involving Intel, ARM, and AMD processors impacts nearly the entirety of Apple`s product line. Specifically, Apple notes that all Macs and ...
The Nokia 6 is no longer an entry-level smartphone
Much like how HMD kicked off 2017 by bringing its first Android smartphone, the Nokia 6, to China, today it unveiled an updated model for the same region. Based on a similar aluminum unibody design, the most obvious changes on this second-gen Nokia 6 ...
Mark Zuckerberg says fixing Facebook is his `personal challenge` for 2018
Mark Zuckerberg says that Facebook has “a lot of work to do” when it comes to harassment, election interference, and making sure that it`s a meaningful platform to be on. So he`s making it his “personal challenge” for 2018 to “focus on fixing these ...
Global Warming`s Toll on Coral Reefs: As if They`re `Ravaged by War`
Before we call rockfish, shrimp and crab “dinner,” some of these species call coral reefs “home.” But those reefs, home to a quarter of all marine fish species, are now increasingly threatened as rising ocean temperatures accelerate a phenomenon known ...
Here`s the spaceflight stuff we`re most anticipating in 2018
Enlarge / For now, US astronauts must still travel to Kazakhstan and ride aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket to reach space. NASA. reader comments 0. Share this story. Last year offered a mixed bag for spaceflight aficionados. The highs were very high, with ...
PUBG-Like `Battlegrounds` Game Mode Coming To Hero Shooter Paladins
Paladins, a free-to-play hero shooter that has previously been compared to Overwatch, is launching a PlayerUnknown`s Battlegrounds-like battle royale mode. The new mode is simply called Battlegrounds, and it`s coming to Paladins at some point in 2018 ...
Uber`s Kalanick Selling A Third Of His Uber Holdings
Uber former CEO Travis Kalanick will be selling nearly a full third of his 10 percent stake in Uber for $1.4 billion, according to new reports. The move comes as part of a deal with SoftBank, which will soon own 17.5 percent of Uber — a position ...
iOS 11 Has A Nasty Surprise For Apple And iPhones
recently confirmed its nasty secret: iOS slows down iPhones. Software enabling the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S to be throttled was introduced in iOS 10.2.1 and Apple admitted the iPhone 7 was added to that list in early December through iOS 11.2. But new ...
LG`s first 4K projector can beam a 150-inch picture onto your wall
LG isn`t waiting until CES to reveal one of its high-end living room gadgets for 2018: it`s a 4K HDR projector. LG claims the new UHD projector is roughly half the size of competing 4K options on the market, many of which are “heavy, expensive, and ...
Apple Music chief Jimmy Iovine may leave the company in August
Jimmy Iovine may depart his post as head of Apple`s music streaming service in August of this year, according to a report from Billboard today. The timing coincides with Iovine`s Apple shares fully vesting, the report says, following Iovine and Dr. Dre ...
AH Awards: Best Android Smartphone Of 2017
The Google Pixel 2 is no ordinary smartphone, it`s a smart smartphone and the best Android smartphone of 2017. WINNER: Google Pixel 2. The Biggest Android and Tech Holiday Giveaway Contest of the Year! Prizes from Sprint, HTC, Motorola, Huawei, Google ...
The CPU catastrophe will hit hardest in the cloud
This week, two disastrous new processor vulnerabilities spilled out into the open — and the tech world is still coming to terms with the damage. The vulnerabilities, dubbed Meltdown and Spectre, affect nearly every processor made in the last 20 years ...
HP issues recall for 50000 laptop batteries
It`s not been a great week in the world of computing. The Meltdown and Spectre flaws have shaken the industry, and though it`s not quite on the same scale, a number of HP laptop owners now face having their malfunctioning batteries replaced over the ...
Humans may look for the helpers, but bonobos prefer the troublemakers
When Mr. Rogers told viewers of his beloved children`s TV show to “look for the helpers,” bonobos clearly weren`t paying attention. A new study of one of our closest living relatives finds that these docile apes prefer individuals who hinder over those ...
Overwatch`s Mercy Nerfed Yet Again On PTR
Overwatch`s Mercy has been the subject of many changes over the past few months, and now developer Blizzard is changing her yet again. In the latest Public Test Realm update, the company has tweaked her Ultimate, Valkyrie, so it no longer makes her ...
With Its Search Engine Blocked in China, Google Has Found a New Inroad: eSports
Alphabet Inc`s Google (goog, +0.36%) has led a $120 million investment in Chinese live-stream mobile game platform Chushou, the two companies said on Friday, as the U.S. firm eyes new inroads to China where its search engine is blocked. Founded in 2015 ...
NASA`s MAVEN mission providing insights into life on distant worlds
The planet Mars and NASA`s MAVEN mission are providing new insights about planets orbiting distant stars. Image Credit: NASA. Mars. Long a destination dreamed of by the public in general and space enthusiasts in particular, is providing insights about ...
Ozone Layer Hole Slowly Recovering, Research Shows
The hole in the ozone layer is gradually recovering due to a depletion of the ozone-destroying chemical, chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), in the atmosphere, according to results of a research by NASA`s Goddard Space Flight Center. According to a report by ...
The computer chip debacle: Businesses are scrambling
Spectre and Meltdown, two flaws in the basic building blocks of billions of computing devices, are haunting the internet. Researchers revealed the two bombshell bugs on Wednesday that expose individuals and businesses to potential hackers. There are no ...
Self-Healing Robot Muscles Are Stronger, Faster and More Flexible Than People—and They Only Cost 10 Cents to Make
Scientists have created nimble robotic muscles as strong as an elephant and as bendy as an octopus. These soft but powerful new artificial muscles can sense their own movements and self-heal from electrical damage. What`s more, they only cost 10 cents ...
Nope, no Intel chip recall after Spectre and Meltdown, CEO says
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich at the IDF developer conference in 2016. Krzanich said updates will be available for 95 percent of systems affected by the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities by the end of next week. Stephen Shankland/CNET. Hoping the ...
Ripple Co-Founder Now Fifth-Richest Person In America
Chris Larsen, the co-founder and executive chairman of Ripple, is now among the five richest people in the U.S. after a surge in its cryptocurrency XRP over the past few weeks. According to a report in CNBC, citing Forbes, Larsen holds 5.19 billion of ...
Is your local Kmart or Sears closing?
Sears Holdings is closing 103 Sears and Kmart stores this spring, as it continues to deal with declining sales. Here`s the complete list: Kmart. 1 Kmart Plaza/State Hwy. 89, Cabot, Ark., early April 8701 W. McDowell, Tolleson, Ariz., early April. 750 W ...
Here`s The Dow Jones Stocks You Should`ve Invested In After Trump`s Election
New year, new highs for the Dow Jones industrial average, which soared to 25,000 as GE rebounds Thursday. Bloomberg via Getty Images. By Lucinda Shen. 7:25 PM EST. A new year, a new high. Just four days into 2018, the Dow Jones industrial average ...
#NetNeutrality: California Lawmakers Introduce Open Internet Legislation in Their State
Now that the FCC has voted to overturn net neutrality rules, California lawmakers introduced a bill Wednesday that seeks to make sure the Internet remains open and free for users in their state. Error loading player: No playable sources found. State ...
Philip Morris wants to quit its tobacco habit
Taking a page from the millions of people who make New Year`s resolutions to quit smoking, Philip Morris International (PM), which traces its roots to a 19th century London tobacconist`s shop, has announced it hopes to kick the habit as well. In full ...
Mark Zuckerberg is right to explore the potential of the blockchain for Facebook
That statement comes amid a period of crypto frenzy, with the cryptocurrencies themselves rising in value significancy, and it`s already prompting some people to speculate on what companies Facebook should buy. It marks a rare time that the CEO of a ...
Nope, no Intel chip recall after Spectre and Meltdown, CEO says
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich at the IDF developer conference in 2016. Krzanich said updates will be available for 95 percent of systems affected by the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities by the end of next week. Stephen Shankland/CNET. Hoping the ...
Hyundai and Volkswagen partner with Aurora Innovation for driverless cars
In two separate partnerships announced ahead of CES 2018 in Las Vegas next week, Hyundai Motor Company and Volkswagen Group have placed their bets on self-driving technology company Aurora Innovation to further their respective autonomous vehicle ...
Brookfield Business Partners to buy Westinghouse for $4.6 billion
The Vogtle Unit 3 and 4 site, being constructed by primary contractor Westinghouse, a business unit of Toshiba, near Waynesboro, Georgia, is seen in an aerial photo taken February 2017. A subsidiary of Canada`s Brookfield Asset Management plans to ...
Gander Outdoors to open
TRAVERSE CITY — Gander Outdoors, formerly known as Gander Mountain, will open in Traverse City sometime between mid-February and late March. A Thursday release from Gander Outdoors/Camping World Holdings said the Traverse City store, 3500 Market Place ...
UK new car sales record biggest drop since 2009
LONDON (Reuters) - British new car sales recorded their biggest drop since 2009 last year, falling 5.7 percent due to uncertainty over potential new diesel charges and weakening consumer confidence since Brexit, an industry body said on Friday. A man ...
India`s national ID database is reportedly accessible for less than $10
The nightmare is a reality in India. Reports from the country suggest that the government`s national ID system — Aadhaar, which holds personal data belonging to more than one billion people — was compromised. On the slight positive side, the breach ...
Uber ex-CEO Kalanick selling nearly a third of stake for $1.4 billion: source
(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc co-founder Travis Kalanick, who was ousted as chief executive in June, is selling nearly a third of his 10 percent stake in the ride-services company for about $1.4 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on ...
Apple says Meltdown and Spectre flaws affect `all Mac systems and iOS devices,` but not for long
Apple isn`t immune to Meltdown and Spectre, the major bugs in basic computing architecture that were announced yesterday to widespread amazement and horror. In an announcement, the company said that “all Mac systems and iOS devices are affected,” which ...
Euro-Area Inflation Slowdown Undermines Hawkish Calls to End QE
European Central Bank policy makers who marked the turn of the year by pushing for an end to crisis-era stimulus measures just got a reminder that they`ll have to wait a while longer for price pressures to pick up. Despite solid economic growth, euro ...
Blizzard forces JFK-bound Singapore Airline A380 jumbo jet to land in small airport
Singapore Airlines Flight SQ26 is seen sitting on the snow-covered tarmac of Stewart International Airport on Jan 4, 2018. Photo: Stewart International Airport. Published05 January, 2018. Updated 05 January, 2018. 0 Shares. SINGAPORE — A Singapore ...
GoPro cuts 200-300 jobs in aerial products unit: TechCrunch
Action camera maker GoPro is cutting about 200 to 300 jobs in its aerial products division this week, technology news website TechCrunch reported on Thursday. The job cuts are part of a bigger restructuring in the company, TechCrunch reported, citing a ...
What to Watch For in the December Jobs Report
The Labor Department will report the latest figures on hiring and unemployment at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch forecast that the data for December will show a gain of 198,000 jobs and they expect that the unemployment rate ...
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency news round-up: 5 January 2018
Bitconnect has been issued a cease and desist, Tron is soaring, and Ripple Labs is now the 10th largest company in the world. 1. Bitconnect has been issued a cease and desist order in Texas. The State of Texas has issued bitcoin platform Bitconnect a ...
5 reasons to tread carefully in cryptocurrencies
Rampant speculation and a virtual gold rush of so-called ICOs -- or initial coin offerings -- have U.S. securities regulators issuing a chorus of warnings about the dangers of investing in cryptocurrencies. `Investors should go beyond the headlines and ...
Morgan Stanley to take $1.25bn hit from US tax reforms
Morgan Stanley has joined a chorus of companies warning of one-off hits from America`s tax reforms, saying on Friday morning that fourth-quarter earnings would be weakened by a $1.25bn charge. The Wall Street bank said in a filing that the sweeping ...
Why Cable Bills Are Rising Again and What Can You Do
Cable and satellite TV providers are ringing in the new year with an unwelcomed gift: higher cable bills. But you can push back and trim your bill. Jan. 5, 2018, at 3:00 a.m.. Why Cable Bills Are Rising Again and What Can You Do. Share. ×. Share on ...
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American unemployment benefits claims remain at a 17-year record low, according to new data released on Thursday from by the U.S. Department of Labor. American workers 245,000 claims for state unemployment benefits during the week that ended on ...
Apple says Meltdown and Spectre flaws affect `all Mac systems and iOS devices,` but not for long
Apple isn`t immune to Meltdown and Spectre, the major bugs in basic computing architecture that were announced yesterday to widespread amazement and horror. In an announcement, the company said that “all Mac systems and iOS devices are affected,” which ...
Golden Globes host Seth Meyers arrived front and center when he retreated behind his desk
Seth Meyers spent the holiday break visiting his in-laws in Albuquerque, playing with his 21-month-old son Ashe (“One of the great things about him is he barely ever brings up the Trump administration,” Meyers says, “because, for him, it`s almost ...
Pregnant Khloé Kardashian Reveals Which Sister Gives the Best Baby Advice: `We`ve Been Fighting`
On Thursday, the pregnant Keeping Up with the Kardashians reality star, 33, stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! where she talked about expecting her first child with NBA boyfriend Tristan Thompson. (The Cleveland Cavaliers power forward is already a father ...
`Game of Thrones` to return in 2019 for final season
NEW YORK —`Game of Thrones` fans will be disappointed to hear that the show won`t be coming back in 2018. Instead, the final season of `Game of Thrones` will air in 2019, with veterans of the series returning to play key roles behind the scenes. HBO ...
Maverick Apparel Threatens Lawsuit Against Vlogger Logan Paul
The company sent a demand letter in hopes of distancing itself from Logan Paul`s apparel line, which shares a name with the juniors and kids` wholesaler. By Kari Hamanaka on January 4, 2018. Share This Article; Reddit · LinkedIn; WhatsApp; Email; Print ...
SZA Sees How Pop Fits on the Black Panther Soundtrack`s “All the Stars”
In the fall of 2016, SZA was so frustrated with the progress of her career that she claimed to have quit her label TDE, tweeting that Terrence “Punch” Henderson, the label`s president, could release her debut album “if he ever feels like it.” Of course ...
Will Meghan Markle-Prince Harry Wedding Imitate Charles, Camilla`s St. George Chapel Service?
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle`s royal wedding is unlikely to follow Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles wedding service. Prince Harry is marrying a divorcee like his dad, Prince Charles. The `Suits` star was previously married to Trevor Engelson ...
The dating-app future of Black Mirror`s Hang The DJ doesn`t seem that implausible
The fourth season of Charlie Brooker`s Black Mirror, a Twilight Zone-esque anthology TV series about technological anxieties and possible futures, was released on Netflix on December 29th, 2017. In this series, six writers will look at each of the ...
Justin Timberlake swings for the fences on risky, risqué new single `Filthy`
So much for going country. On Tuesday, Justin Timberlake announced Man of the Woods — his first album in five years — with a mawkish, down-home trailer of him frolicking through fields in flannel shirts and cradling his son around a raging campfire ...
Caitlyn Jenner Spends Time with Kendall After Admitting She Didn`t `Trust` the Kardashians
Caitlyn Jenner`s relationship with the Kardashian clan may be strained, but that`s not stopping her from keeping up with her children. The reality star, 68, shared a photo to Instagram Thursday of herself with 22-year-old daughter Kendall posing ...
Ryan Murphy Reportedly Considering Leaving Fox After Disney Merger
After several years of creating multiple hit series with Fox`s television studio, producer Ryan Murphy might be leaving the company. According to the New York Times, the heavy-hitting TV creator might choose to leave the studio after Disney acquires ...
Stephen Colbert posts `for your consideration` ad for Trump`s fake news awards
Last Updated Jan 4, 2018 11:51 PM EST. Stephen Colbert is excited for President Donald Trump`s `most dishonest` and `corrupt` media awards. The `Late Show` host threw his hat in the ring with a giant `for your consideration` billboard in Times Square ...
`Animaniacs` Revived at Hulu With 2-Season Order
The streamer is teaming with Amblin Television and Warner Bros. Animation to revive the animated series with Steven Spielberg on board to exec produce. Twenty years after it wrapped its run on The WB Network, Hulu, Warner Bros. Animation and Amblin ...
`Jeopardy!` host Alex Trebek on leave after brain surgery, says `prognosis is excellent`
Alex Trebek`s no-nonsense tone is something of his trademark. The “Jeopardy!” host has employed it in more than 6,800 episodes of the game show, doling out kind rebukes and droll affirmations to players. Trebek used that same tone Thursday to announce ...
Everything You Need to Know About Fox`s New Singing Competition `The Four`
There`s a new reality music competition in town. Fox`s The Four: Battle for Stardom is a fresh take on talent searches, introducing four top-notch vocalists who battle it out to retain their spots against new challengers week after week. “We start ...
Diary of an Awards Season Host: Behind the Scenes at the Wild and Powerful 2018 New York Film Critics Circle Awards
It`s one thing to observe awards shows from the sidelines, and something else to host one. IndieWire`s Eric Kohn shares his favorite moments from emceeing the NYFCC ceremony. Eric Kohn. 8 hours ago. @erickohn. Share This Article; Reddit · LinkedIn ...
The `Last Jedi` backlash provides a useful primer in how not to watch a movie
It took only two weeks and change for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” to become the highest-grossing movie of 2017, with the latest installment of the 40-year-old action-adventure serial now having earned more than half a billion dollars at the box office ...
Country singing legend Mickey Gilley injured in crash
Country singer Mickey Gilley was injured when he and his son where heading to Brandon, Missouri. Country singer Mickey Gilley was in high spirits despite being involved in an automobile accident Wednesday in east Texas, KTRK reported. >> Read more ...
Brad Pitt`s Exes Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Aniston Reunite At 2018 Golden Globes
However, it is still unclear whether or not the two women in Brad Pitt`s life will actually be spending time with each other. According to E! News, Jolie and Aniston will act as presenters at the awards show. The publication also noted the fact that ...
BBC One Drama `Ordeal by Innocence` Recasts Ed Westwick, Reshoot Scenes
Mammoth Screen and Agatha Christie Limited are set to reshoot scenes of the BBC One flagship Christmas drama “Ordeal by Innocence” with Christian Cooke (“The Art of More”) stepping in to replace Ed Westwick who has been accused of sexual assault by ...
TV Review: Lena Waithe`s `The Chi` on Showtime
“The Chi” performs an important service: It transforms the word “Chicago” from something approaching an epithet into a three-dimensional place, a city in which a believable array of human beings live their lives and try to overcome the difficulties in ...
`Eat, Pray, Love` Author Elizabeth Gilbert Mourns Death of Partner Rayya Elias
Elizabeth-Gilbert-and-Rayya-Elias Elizabeth Gilbert and Rayya Elias attend Rayya Elias In Conversation With Elizabeth Gilbert at PowerHouse Arena on April 2, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images. Eat, Pray, Love author ...
New York museum`s $25 `donation` to be mandatory for out-of-staters
Cherubs adorn the side of a Roman bath urn which is on display during a preview of the new Greek and Roman Galleries at the Met in New York, April 16, 2007. (Reuters). Welcome to the Met. That`ll be $25, please. Beginning March 1, the Metropolitan ...
Broadway legend Ben Vereen once defended accused serial rapist and close friend Bill Cosby
Ben Vereen (left) allegedly said of the Bill Cosby (right) scandal, `Oh my God, that`s terrifying. That can happen to anybody.` (Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage). BY Nicole Bitette Nancy Dillon. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Friday, January 5, 2018, 5:00 AM. Three ...
Ryan Murphy Might Be Ready To Take `American Horror Story` And His Other Work From Fox After The Disney Merger
The Disney purchase of Fox seemed to take a break from the headlines over the holidays. Most of the initial shock and panic wore off and the waiting period began as Congress and everybody else tries to decide how this is going to work. Now that we`re ...
Flu Shots Don`t Give You The Flu -- Get Yours Now
Welcoming the New Year is a sharp upswing in influenza activity in the U.S., no surprise given the bad flu season Australia just had. It`s not too late to get your flu vaccine, and is important to do so, to protect yourself and others. I awoke this ...
What will it take for the government to confront pressures on the NHS?
There is no safety valve for a health service running at full throttle with frazzled staff. The potential for significant harm to patients is increasing. Ambulances waiting outside casualty. More than one in eight ambulances taking patients to hospital ...
Flu Claims Ninth Victim In Dallas County
All patients had underlying health conditions and died after complications from the seasonal flu. Spread of the virus can be prevented. By Payton Potter, Patch Staff | Jan 4, 2018 11:34 pm ET. 0. Flu Claims Ninth Victim In Dallas County. DALLAS, TX ...
Millennials strive for perfectionism more than past generations, study says
College students today strive for perfection more than previous generations and it could be damaging to their mental health. That`s what two British researchers found in an analysis of nearly 42,000 college students from the United States, Canada and ...
Penis-Whitening Laser Procedure Goes Viral in Thailand
A Thai clinic more used to promoting cosmetic surgeries such as breast augmentation on its social media channels has gone viral for a less well-known procedure to change the pigmentation of the skin on the penis. A Facebook post written by an employee ...
No, we won`t run out of chocolate by 2050
News of a global chocolate doomsday has gone viral, with chocoholics fearing an end to their fix. But don`t panic: Chocolate is not on the brink of extinction — yet. Kleines Mädchen mit Schokolademund (picture-alliance/Bildagentur-online/Begsteiger ...
Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises
(NBC News)-- People should stay away from romaine lettuce until U.S. and Canadian health officials get to the bottom of an outbreak of E. coli infections, Consumer Reports says. The consumer advocacy group called on the Food and Drug Administration and ...
Tinnitus: New Device Targets Brain`s Neurons to Treat Ringing in the Ears
A new experimental device may finally bring relief to the millions of people who suffer from tinnitus, often referred to as “ringing in the ears,” or sometimes “phantom sounds.” A more precise definition, according to the American Tinnitus Association ...
How 30 minutes of facial exercise a day can make women look three years younger
A new study shows that simply undertaking facial exercises for 30-minutes-a-day can knock years off the appearance in as little as five months. Facial workouts, also known as `face yoga`, is a beauty trend which has emerged in the past few years, and ...
Pennsylvania OKs first medical marijuana dispensary
File photo: The announcement of the first dispensary in Pennsylvania came as the U.S. Justice Department said federal prosecutors are being given more latitude to pursue criminal charges involving marijuana. By The Associated Press |. PUBLISHED ...
US cancer deaths continue steady decline
Better cancer detection and treatments, not to mention lots of people quitting smoking, have fueled a 20-year drop in deaths from the disease, a new report shows. That means more than 2 million lives have been saved, the American Cancer Society ...
Nurses Mistreating Newborn Caught On Video, 3 Hospital Employees Fired
The Health Affairs in Taif, Saudi Arabia, has suspended three nurses from service after a video emerged of one of the nurses squeezing a newborn baby`s face while her two colleagues looked on and laughed in the city`s Children`s Hospital, reports said ...
Rise of Deadly Superbug Clostridium Difficile Fueled by Sugar in Chewing Gum and Packaged Foods
A common additive found in packaged foods, baked goods and jam might have helped spur the rise of two deadly strains of bacteria. Known as Clostridium difficile, or C. difficile, the bacteria has become a problem in hospitals across the world. Related ...
Los Angeles: 1st sexually transmitted Zika infection reported
Los Angeles County health officials have reported the first case of sexually transmitted Zika infection in a resident of Los Angeles County. A male resident, who traveled to Mexico, developed symptomatic Zika infection in early November. His female ...
What is raw water - and is there any sense behind Silicon Valley`s latest health fad?
Ensuring access to sustainable resources is one of the biggest challenges facing our world today - so perhaps it`s not surprising that in a bid to go off grid, we`re seeking alternatives to bottled and tap water. Enter the so-called `water-conscious ...
Price tag on gene therapy for rare form of blindness: $850K
FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Dr. Albert Maguire, right, checks the eyes of Misa Kaabali, 8, at the Children`s Hospital of Philadelphia. Misa was 4-years-old when he received his gene therapy treatment. The first-of-its kind genetic ...
What`s the latest with e-cigarettes?
With more teens trying e-cigarettes, health professionals are concerned a new generation is getting hooked to a harmful product and that it could lead to smoking traditional cigarettes. PolicyLab at Children`s Hospital of Philadelphia recently held a ...
Is social media bad for you? The evidence and the unknowns
What the science suggests so far about the impact of platforms such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram on your mental well-being. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Reddit · Share on WhatsApp · Share on Google+ · Share by Email · Share on ...
EXCLUSIVE: Contaminants detected in unlicensed cannabis oil products
An underground cannabis oil supplier has sold poor quality “medicines” to cancer patients for about double the price of pure gold. The supplier, Luke Watson of Tuggerah Lakes, NSW, claimed online to “have saved countless lives” with his cannabis ...
I Was A Meditation Skeptic …. Until I Tried To Make My Case
Our science staff is trying to lead a more scientific life in 2018. Throughout the week, we`ve been questioning whether some of our habits and hobbies are based on junk science or real evidence. Here`s the fourth entry, on the merits of mindfulness ...
Key to long life is drinking lots of Diet Coke, says 104-year-old woman
A woman who has made it to 104-years-old may have revealed the secret to living a long life – drinking lots of Diet Coke. Theresa Rowley, from Grand Rapids, Michigan, celebrated her 104th birthday on January 1 2018 with friends at the Sentinel ...
Confidential deals can obscure sexual misconduct allegations against doctors as Cleveland Clinic case shows
The Cleveland Clinic, one of the nation`s largest and most renowned hospitals, knew of at least two cases in which one of its surgeons was accused of raping patients but kept him on the staff while reaching a confidential settlement, a USA TODAY ...
Hospitals Nationally Hit Hard By Medicare`s Safety Penalties
As the federal government penalizes 751 hospitals for having too many infections and patient injuries, some states are feeling the cuts in Medicare payments more than others. This year`s punishments landed the hardest in Connecticut and Delaware, where ...
VIDEO: South Bay health officials report `sharp` increase in flu patients, 4 deaths since November
SAN JOSE (KRON) — Health officials in San Jose are reporting a “sharp” increase in flu patients. There have been four flu-related deaths since November. There have also been five outbreaks, which is two or more cases, in the past week alone. In all ...
The Latest: IS supports Iranian anti-government protests
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Latest on the protests in Iran (all times local):. 4 p.m.. The Islamic State group has declared support for the anti-government protests in Iran. In its latest weekly publication, Al Nabaa, the extremists describe the ...
Trump Talks About War With North Korea. Here`s How Horrific That Would Really Be.
President Trump has hinted at the possibility of military action against North Korea, but any U.S. strike is likely to rapidly escalating into an all-out war. A full-scale conflict with North Korea would cause mass casualties, even in the best-case ...
`World is doomed`: Erdogan denounces US justice after Turkish banker trial
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan denounced U.S. justice on Friday and suggested Turkey could rethink some bilateral agreements with Washington, after a U.S. court convicted a Turkish banker in a trial that included testimony of corruption by top ...
Trump`s Anti-Hillary Crusade Could Break the Justice Department
There will be severe, lasting damage if prosecutors reopen the Clinton investigation even if it`s only to appease the president. Barbara McQuade. 01.05.18 5:00 AM ET. opinion. Paul J. Richards/Getty. To be effective, the Department of Justice must be ...
Pakistan official accuses US of betrayal after suspension of military aid
ISLAMABAD — Amid loud opposition calls for retaliation, Pakistani officials on Friday decried “arbitrary deadlines” and “unilateral pronouncements” after the Trump administration suspended an estimated $1 billion in military assistance. In one of the ...
Keen Islamic prayer activists bring a new dawn to Gaza
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — In recent weeks, Gaza residents have been jolted awake in the dead of night to a raucous mixture of Quranic phrases, Islamic supplications and prayers delivered by loudspeakers to their doorsteps. The “Grand Fajr Campaign” is ...
As Iran protests dwindle, US calls emergency UN talks
UNITED NATIONS -- The United Nations Security Council was to hold an emergency meeting Friday afternoon on what U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has described as the `troubling and dangerous situation in Iran.` At least 450 people have been arrested and 21 ...
Iran prosecutor blames CIA, Israel, Saudi for protests
A CIA agent was the `main projector` of deadly demonstrations in Iran with assistance from Israel and Saudi Arabia, the country`s chief prosecutor alleged on Thursday. Planning for the plot - dubbed `Consequential Convergence Doctrine` - was initiated ...
Suicide bombing kills at least 20 in Kabul, including 16 police officers
KABUL — A day of tensions between police and shopkeepers in the Afghan capital took a deadly turn Thursday when a suicide bomber blew himself up, killing at least 20 people, including 16 members of the city`s police forces, officials said. Police had ...
Trump Told to Imagine Chinese President Xi Jinping Was a Woman to Help Pronounce His Name, Book Claims
But when it came to getting China`s President Xi Jinping`s name right, Trump sought a little help from his aides. Their solution, according to Michael Wolff in the explosive tell-all book released Friday, was to tell him to think of the Communist party ...
China tightens North Korea trade limits under UN sanctions
BEIJING — China tightened limits on critically important oil supplies to North Korea on Friday and stepped up other trade restrictions under intensified U.N. nuclear sanctions. Beijing will limit exports of crude oil and refined petroleum to the North ...
`I`ll have time to go if I`m suspended` - Wenger considers president Weah`s inauguration invitation
Arsene Wenger spoke glowingly of former player George Weah following his election as Liberian president and confirmed that he has received an invitation to the inauguration. Weah first made a mark on European football at Monaco, when Wenger signed him ...
Can the World`s Most Equal Country Finally Kill the Gender Pay Gap?
No country can match Iceland in gender equality. Icelandic women earn just 8 percent less than men with similar experience in similar jobs—one of the smallest discrepancies in the world. There are laws mandating leave for parents and requiring that at ...
Abe Cabinet must gain results through long-term policy goals / Humble, careful steering of govt crucial
The Yomiuri ShimbunThe Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has entered its sixth year since he returned to power. If Abe wins the Liberal Democratic Party`s presidential election this autumn for his third term, his tenure will be extended until ...
Zimbabwe leader meets opposition but rules out sharing power
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe`s new president on Friday visited the country`s main opposition leader who is battling cancer, but immediately ruled out sharing power. President Emmerson Mnangagwa, accompanied by a former military leader who recently was ...
Egypt balloon crash at popular Luxor resort kills tourist
A hot air balloon carrying tourists has crashed near the Egyptian city of Luxor, with one person killed and several injured, officials say. About 20 people were on board when the accident occurred on Friday. The tourist who died was South African. The ...
Saudis `intercept` Houthi missile near Yemen border
Saudi Arabia says it has intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards the country by Yemen`s Houthi rebels. The Saudi statement came just hours after the Yemeni group claimed to have launched the attack. State-owned TV channel Al Ekhbariya reported on ...
The Latest: US imposes sanctions on 5 Iranian entities
TEHRAN, Iran — The Latest on protests in Iran (all times local):. 11:40 p.m.. The United States is imposing sanctions on five Iranian entities over their involvement in developing ballistic missiles. The sanctions are unrelated to the ongoing protests ...
India`s Aadhaar citizen DB has reportedly been compromised, authorities deny that`s the case
Concerns about data security have been at an all-time high since the recent breach of credit reporting agency Equifax. However, it seems this kind of problems extend far beyond the United States` borders. According to a report by the Guardian, India`s ...
Second time lucky? Merkel starts over with coalition talks
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, weakened by an election setback in September, launches a second bid to build a coalition government on Sunday when she sits down with the Social Democrats (SPD) for exploratory talks. German acting ...
Hungary`s Orban due at German conservatives` meeting
BERLIN — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has taken a tough line against migrants entering the European Union, is expected to attend a meeting of a German conservative party that is preparing to starts talks on a possible new coalition ...
DOJ clash with Trump allies lands on Ryan`s doorstep
Speaker Paul Ryan has been thrust into the middle of an increasingly ugly confrontation between a band of House Republicans and the Justice Department over the FBI`s Trump-Russia investigation. The House GOP leader has said little lately as a faction ...
China Unveils New Visa To Encourage `High-End` Foreigners
If you are a scientist, entrepreneur or a Nobel Prize laureate, you might have a future as an expatriate in China. The guidelines were released jointly by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the ...
`We Need Stronger Spirit`: China`s Xi Wants Superior Hi-Tech Army
The Chinese president made the statement during his recent inspection of a Ground Force division from the Central Theater Command of the People`s Liberation Army (PLA). Chinese President Xi Jinping has issued a call to build up a high-tech military ...