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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer shrugs off scrutiny of Anthony Barr`s hit on Aaron Rodgers
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer does not understand the `scrutiny` surrounding linebacker Anthony Barr`s hit on Green Bay`s Aaron Rodgers, which resulted in the quarterback breaking his right collarbone. Barr knocked ...
Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick`s grievance
Let`s assume that Colin Kaepernick is better than several quarterbacks – backups, and even starters – who have managed to find jobs on NFL rosters this season. (He is.) And let`s also say that teams refused to sign Kaepernick not because he isn`t good ...
Joel Klatt`s Week 8 Top 10
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins` season suddenly seems headed in the right direction, their backup center leading the way. Jake Brendel replaced injured Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey and played the entire second half as the Dolphins rallied from ...
Bucs` Jameis Winston day-to-day with sprain in throwing shoulder
TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston has officially been diagnosed with a sprained AC joint in the shoulder of his throwing arm, according to coach Dirk Koetter. There is no structural damage, and he`ll be day-to-day.
LA Rams spending the week on the road after 4-2 start
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Rams` 10-day road trip would have been a whole lot more annoying if they had been forced to spend this week stewing on a loss. Instead, the first-place Rams can thoroughly enjoy their brief stop in Florida on their way to ...
Are Tennessee Titans Finally Ready to Meet Lofty Expectations in 2017?
It should be easy to embrace the Tennessee Titans as the next exciting team set to deliver an injection of youth into the NFL every week. But for most of 2017, they`ve made it so damn hard. They teased then sputtered for the first five weeks. An ...
One big blow delivered, Todd Frazier`s time is now
NEW YORK -- Todd Frazier had a much better home-run swing as a 12-year-old, and the evidence is found in the YouTube clips of the 1998 Little League World Series. Frazier was a 5-foot-2 leadoff hitter for his New Jersey team, Toms River East, a boy who ...
Silver and MJ: 1 man`s NBA garbage is another man`s beauty
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Silver`s NBA has endless action and daily drama. That`s the offseason. Then the regular season starts, and some of the intrigue ends. Most predictions again see Golden State and Cleveland standing above their challengers for a ...
Jim Harbaugh: Everyone on Michigan football`s offense needs to improve
Jim Harbaugh`s not singling anyone out. He`s looking at all 11. Through six games, Michigan`s offense has dipped to No. 87 nationally overall and No. 94 through the air. And while U-M found some smooth air last week during a 271-yard rushing ...
Rude welcome: Irving set for return to `rowdy` Cleveland
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving is coming home to where his NBA journey began six years ago. There will be familiar faces and new sounds. Traded to Boston this summer after he demanded the Cavaliers deal him so he could escape LeBron James` ...
JR Smith seems to think LeBron`s `going to go` in Cavs` opener vs. Celtics, Ty Lue unsure
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- There`s no way LeBron James` sprained left ankle will keep him out of the Cleveland Cavaliers` regular-season opener against Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics -- at least according to JR Smith. `Oh, he`s going to go,` Smith said ...
Firing Rick Pitino easier call than paying him for Louisville | Tim Sullivan
Rick Pitino has lost the battle – this time for keeps – but he may well win the bargaining. A robust rebuttal by attorney Steve Pence did not dissuade the University of Louisville Athletic Association from formally firing its Hall of Fame basketball ...
Good news for Bucs: Jameis Winston shoulder injury isn`t long-term issue
The shoulder injury that Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston sustained in Sunday`s loss to Arizona is an AC joint sprain. [LOREN ELLIOTT | Times]. TAMPA — Fingers were crossed all over Tampa Bay. Toes, too. Candles were being lit. Prayers whispered.
Bridgewater cleared to rejoin Vikings for practice this week
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Teddy Bridgewater has been cleared to rejoin the Minnesota Vikings for practice, roughly 14 months after a dislocation and multiple ligament tears in his left knee put his leg and career at risk. Coach Mike Zimmer said ...
NaVorro Bowman Signs 1-Year Raiders Contract After 49ers Release
Free-agent linebacker NaVorro Bowman and the Oakland Raiders agreed to terms Monday after the four-time All Pro was cut by the San Francisco 49ers on Oct. 13. The Raiders would share video of Bowman already wearing a Raiders jersey: OAKLAND ...
Guessing the Odds on Conor McGregor`s Next Opponent
He isn`t for everyone, what with the flash and pizzazz that has come along with his blistering rise to the top of combat sports, but that much is tried and true. He is a fighter. Down to his core, he will fight until there are no more fights to be ...
LaMarcus Aldridge agrees to contract extension with San Antonio Spurs
LaMarcus Aldridge and the San Antonio Spurs have at times seemed an ill-fitting pair, with a player who spent nine years in another franchise before landing with Gregg Popovich not always looking comfortable in the NBA`s most well-established system.
Veteran Richard Jefferson signing with Denver Nuggets
CLEVELAND – Veteran forward Richard Jefferson is signing a one-year, $2.3 million deal with the Denver Nuggets. Jefferson confirmed the deal in a text message to The Vertical. “I picked Denver because I believe in what they are doing and building and ...
Week 7 fantasy football waiver-wire targets
As many of you probably know from reading my work or following me on Twitter, I grew up in Wisconsin and am a life-long Packers fan. So today`s news about Aaron Rodgers breaking his collarbone was brutal. But while it stings Cheeseheads the most, ...
In his departure from WSU, credit Bill Moos with turning around the football program
Bill Moos talks about student athletes, his management style and what he looks for in an NCAA college football program during a news conference in Lincoln, Neb., Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, where it was announced he will be the new athletic director at ...
Hinch, like Maddon, says managers should ignore Twitter
NEW YORK (AP) Houston`s A.J. Hinch says managers should ignore the heat and not tweet. Chicago`s Joe Maddon was criticized on social media for not using closer Wade Davis as the Cubs fell behind the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 in the NL Championship ...
Gregg Popovich calls Donald Trump a `soulless coward`
Popovich was furious about a false claim President Trump made about past presidents not contacting the families of fallen soldiers. by Michael D. Sykes, II Oct 16, 2017, 8:24pm EDT. tweet · share · pin · Rec. Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports. Gregg Popovich ...
The Debrief, Week 6: Six narratives that were busted
Gregg Rosenthal catches you up on everything you need to know as we turn from Week 6 to Week 7. No one knows anything. This wide open 2017 season flipped out in Week 6, a slate of action marred by one transformational injury that only further ...
Columbus Crew SC exploring relocation to Austin, Texas - sources
ESPN FC`s Alejandro Moreno and Alexis Nunes break down the best in MLS with his weekly awards. The investor/operator of the Columbus Crew SC is considering relocating the team to Austin, Texas, unless the city of Columbus, Ohio, can come up with a ...
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MIAMI (AP) -- If there was one takeaway from Lonzo Ball`s first training camp and preseason, it was this: He doesn`t sound like his dad. There`s no humility in Ball`s game. The confidence of the Los Angeles Lakers` rookie point guard is through the ...
KRACK mass Wi-Fi attack: Who is to blame?
screen-shot-2017-10-17-at-06-13- File Photo. A cryptography expert believes that the IEEE itself, alongside difficulties in analysis of new protocols, are to blame for the existence of the KRACK vulnerability.
Scientists detect gravitational waves from a new kind of nova, sparking a new era in astronomy
Some 130 million years ago, in a galaxy far away, the smoldering cores of two collapsed stars smashed into each other. The resulting explosion sent a burst of gamma rays streaming through space and rippled the very fabric of the universe. On Aug. 17 ...
Why the Apple Inc. iPhone 8 Plus Is Outselling the iPhone 8
Cybart didn`t provide a link to a source, although I wouldn`t be surprised if this conclusion was a result of proprietary research. Apple`s iPhone X. Image source: Apple. At any rate, Cybart is well known and widely respected for his Apple analysis, so ...
Netflix to Plow Billions More Into Original Content
Netflix said Monday that it would spend as much as $8 billion on content next year to continue growing its giant subscriber base and outpace its competitors. Last year, when Netflix predicted that it would spend $6 billion on content in 2017, only ESPN ...
Grab A Cheap Nintendo Switch Memory Card Today Only In The US
With Super Mario Odyssey`s release coming up later this month, the Nintendo Switch`s library of games is set to grow with another notable title. But there`s already no shortage of great games to play, particularly on the Eshop. Switch ships with only ...
Pokemon GO Teardown Reveals Halloween Details, New Features
Pokemon GO creators Niantic are readying another Halloween-themed event for the Android game, which has been revealed by some code buried within the latest update to the game itself – version 0.79.2. The code also hints that some new Pokemon may ...
Gran Turismo Sport Single-Player & VR Review-in-Progress (PS4)
I`ve had a copy of Gran Turismo Sport for several days now, but sadly the online servers haven`t been online at all. Thankfully, I`ve been able to try a variety of game modes that aren`t normally available offline and have been able to save my progress ...
Destiny 2 PC Launch Trailer, Pre-Load Time Revealed
Destiny 2`s PC version is almost here. Bungie`s shooter lands on PC October 24, and now the developer has released a launch trailer for it and confirmed when it will be available to pre-load. All footage in the trailer above was captured on PC ...
Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 636 mobile platform
Qualcomm Technologies has unveiled the Snapdragon 636 mobile platform, touting `significant` improvements across performance, gaming, and display. The new mobile platform, announced during the 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong on Tuesday morning by ...
Here`s a list of every song the Google Pixel 2`s `Now Playing` feature can recognize [Google: Much more than 17K]
One of the Google Pixel 2`s best new features is its ambient music recognition technology. What`s impressive is that the handset itself will be able to identify almost any song and without the need to communicate with any external servers. Thanks to a ...
China`s first space lab will soon crash to Earth. No one knows where it`ll hit.
Sometime within the next few months, the heavens will come crashing down. Tiangong 1, which translates to `Heavenly Palace,` is China`s first space laboratory, launched in September 2011, serving as a prototype for a permanent space station that it ...
Witcher Dev CD Projekt Red Talks Cyberpunk 2077, Studio Culture Amid Staff Morale Concerns
With development on The Witcher 3 and its DLC complete, and work on Gwent and Cyberpunk 2077 underway, there hasn`t been much word out of CD Projekt Red recently. That is, with the exception of some criticism from ex-employees on Glassdoor--a site ...
The Analogue Super Nt is a gorgeous machine for playing your old SNES cartridges
If you didn`t manage to get your hands on an SNES Classic Edition, soon there will be another way to play 16-bit games on your HD TV. Analogue, the company best known for its high-end NES hardware crafted from a block of aluminum, has just announced ...
Facebook acquires anonymous teen compliment app tbh, will let it run
Facebook wants tbh to be its next Instagram. Today, Facebook announced it`s acquiring positivity-focused polling startup tbh and will allow it to operate somewhat independently with its own brand. tbh had scored 5 million downloads and 2.5 million ...
Google Photos gets more pet-friendly
If you`re a pet owner who uses Google Photos, you`ve probably typed in “dog” or “cat” before in order to surface photos of your furry pal – like anytime someone asks you about your pet, for example, which clearly means they would like to see a picture ...
Apple Plans to Appeal $439M `Final Judgment` in FaceTime Patent Lawsuit With VirnetX
VirnetX today announced that the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has denied all of Apple`s motions in a longstanding FaceTime-related patent lawsuit between the two companies. The court also granted all of VirnetX`s ...
The Evil Within 2 review — a survival horror game without enough horror
While The Evil Within 2 doesn`t reinvent the survival-horror wheel, it`s a fairly enjoyable experience. Tango Gameworks developed it and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim publisher Bethesda is distributing it. It picks up three years after the events of 2014 ...
Lawsuit claims Essential stole modular accessory tech
Andy Rubin`s Essential Products is facing more legal troubles. The ex-Android chief`s company previously found itself in hot water with smartphone accessory maker Spigen over its use of the `Essential` name. Now -- less than two months since the ...
Google Maps now lets you navigate through our solar system
While we`re probably still dozens of years away from actually getting lost in our travels between planets in our neighborhood, that doesn`t mean we can`t start pretending already. Google Maps was originally created as a way to navigate our own terra ...
There`s a brand-new, never-registered McLaren F1 for sale
If you`re looking for an example of extreme restraint, you won`t find a better example than the person that took delivery of a McLaren F1…and then never drove it. That`s right. Someone bought one of the 106 F1s to be built and decided to park it. In ...
Arianna Huffington: Uber and SoftBank are `very likely` to agree on their deal`s pricing within the next week
Uber and SoftBank are expected to reach an agreement within the next week on the pricing of the deal that will pave the way for SoftBank to acquire as much as one-fifth of the company. That`s according to Arianna Huffington, an Uber board member, who ...
Apple answers Sen. Al Franken`s privacy concerns over Face ID
Sen. Al Franken wants to know if Apple`s Face ID technology for unlocking iPhones with a glance protects consumers` privacy. Drew Angerer / Getty Images. Apple is working to satisfy lawmakers` privacy and security concerns over its Face ID facial ...
Google Maps ditches automatic calorie estimates after users say it`s not helpful and even potentially harmful
Google Maps will remove a widely criticized experimental iOS feature that estimated how many calories its users could potentially burn by walking a route. A Google rep told TechCrunch that the decision was “based on strong user feedback” and the ...
Microsoft Responded Quietly After Detecting Secret Database Hack in 2013
FILE PHOTO: An promotional video plays behind a window reflecting a nearby building at the Microsoft office in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. on May 15, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo Reuters. By Joseph Menn. (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp`s ...
LG V30 Video Review – Small Bezels, Big Bite
LG is back and looking better than ever with the V30. As the third in the series and their biggest flagship phone for 2017, it`s no wonder LG has been marketing like crazy for each and every feature packed into this big time phone. Featuring the ...
Netflix to spend up to $8 billion on programming next year
The company said Monday that it will spend as much as $8 billion on shows and movies in 2018, up from $6 billion earmarked for content this year. The boost in spending comes at a time when tech giants like Apple (AAPL, Tech30), Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) ...
Asian Stocks to Gain as Fed Chair Talk Hits Bonds: Markets Wrap
Stocks in Asia paused near recent highs as concerns about North Korea reemerged, while Australian bonds fell with Treasuries as speculation climbed that the next head of the Federal Reserve will be more hawkish. Equity benchmarks fluctuated across Asia ...
Airbus-Bombardier deal expected to jumpstart CSeries jet sales in Asia - analysts
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Airbus SE`s (AIR.PA) deal for a majority stake in Bombardier Inc`s (BBDb.TO) CSeries jet programme is expected to jumpstart sales of the Canadian aircraft in Asia, analysts said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO - The logo of Airbus is seen ...
Tesla stock dips after company gives `hundreds` of employees the boot
Tesla`s stock closed down slightly Monday after news that it fired “hundreds of workers” in recent days as a result of annual performance reviews. While the firings come as the company is experiencing significant production delays affecting the Model 3 ...
Most of the Caribbean is still open for cruises. Here`s what ports are open and closed
Hurricanes Irma and Maria blasted through some islands in the Caribbean, but that doesn`t mean your cruise itinerary will get blown out, too. Most of the 50 cruise ports throughout the region suffered little or no damage and remain open. The four major ...
Drone hits commercial aircraft over Canada
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that`s taken over our lives. No drone zone in Gdansk, Poland. It is not currently known what sort of drone was involved. NurPhoto. It was, says the Canadian Minster of Transport, the ...
Nordstrom Shelves Plans To Go Private Until After the Holidays
Nordstrom (JWN, -5.28%) will remain listed on the stock exchange until at least after it faces a major test this Christmas season. The upscale department store, which earlier this year said it would look into having the founding and namesake family ...
Cities Dream Of Landing Amazon`s New HQ And They`re Going To Great Lengths To Show It
Officials in Tucson, Ariz., uprooted a 21-foot-tall saguaro cactus and tried to have it delivered to Amazon`s Seattle headquarters. Birmingham constructed giant Amazon boxes and placed them around the Alabama city. In Missouri, Kansas City`s mayor ...
US Supreme Court Keeps Microsoft Ireland Email Case Alive
The Supreme Court will hear the U.S. Department of Justice`s petition on the Microsoft Ireland email privacy case. Microsoft Ireland case. As predicted, Microsoft`s high-profile email privacy case has attracted the U.S. Supreme Court`s attention. Over ...
One of Sears` biggest investors quits struggling retailer`s board
In this Monday, Aug. 31, 2017, photo, shoppers walk by the sign at a Sears store in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). (Gene J. Puskar / AP). Robert ChannickContact Reporter. One of the largest investors in Sears Holdings is stepping down from the ...
Australia to abandon clean energy target
Australia plans to ditch its clean energy target aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions in favour of coal power generation, in a scheme that echoes US President Donald Trump`s energy policies. Under a proposal announced on Tuesday, energy ...
Ruby Tuesday to Be taken private in $146M deal
Restaurant chain Ruby Tuesday Inc. is being taken private as it struggles with unprofitability and declining same-restaurant sales amid broader changes in casual dining. Private-equity firm NRD Capital Management, which has recently invested in other ...
We Could Send $1000 a Year to Every Worker in America for the Cost of Trump`s Corporate Tax Cut
The Trump administration says its plan for sweeping business-tax cuts is really designed to help workers. To bolster those claims, the White House`s Council of Economic Advisers released a short analysis Monday suggesting that the president`s proposal ...
Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint plan merger without selling assets
(Reuters) - T-Mobile U.S. Inc (TMUS.O) and Sprint Corp (S.N) plan to announce a merger agreement without any immediate asset sales, as they seek to preserve as much of their spectrum holdings and cost synergies as they can before regulators ask for ...
Patents for Restasis Are Invalidated, Opening Door to Generics
Four patents for the dry-eye treatment Restasis were invalidated by a federal judge on Monday. Allergan, the drug`s manufacturer, had sought to protect the patents by transferring them to a Native American tribe in New York State. Credit Martin Shields ...
New Records for Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq as Apple`s Gains Offset Healthcare Slide
Apple gains offset weakness in the healthcare sector. Small increases for benchmark indexes were enough to lead them to new closing records. ByKeris Alison Lahiff. Oct 16, 2017 5:58 PM EDT. Gains in Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares led markets to records to ...
Australia`s Qantas hops ahead with first nonstop flight to Europe
The Australian airline on Monday took delivery of the first of eight 787-9 Dreamliners from Boeing. It`s a jet that Qantas is pinning its future to -- part of a years-long turnaround from record losses. Next March, Qantas will inaugurate the first ever ...
Crew Was `Hysterical`, Set Off Panic: Passengers On Plane`s Rapid Descent
Passengers said the Airasia flight crew made the situation even more terrifying by spreading panic. World | © 2017 The Washington Post | Eli Rosenberg, The Washington Post | Updated: October 17, 2017 10:30 IST. 7 Shares. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS.
Newark Says, Hey Amazon, Look Over Here
Newark has much of what Amazon wants in a location for its second headquarters — good public transportation, a skilled work force and within a metro area of more than one million residents, city officials and developers said. Credit Bryan Anselm for ...
FTSE 100 tilts lower as traders brace for inflation report
U.K. stocks leaned lower Tuesday, with investors seeming cautious before the release of inflation data that could harden the case for the Bank of England to raise British borrowing costs. The FTSE 100 index UKX, -0.07% shed 0.1% at 7,522.45, with basic ...
Kobe Steel Says US Department of Justice Wants Papers Related to Data Scandal
DoJ will look into deepening Kobe Steel scandal that has potentially impacted everything from DVDs to 747s. ByMartin Baccardax. Oct 17, 2017 3:31 AM EDT. Read as Single Page. Kobe Steel Says U.S. Department of Justice Wants Papers Related to Data ...
Delta Airlines prevented woman from singing national anthem on flight with fallen soldier
A Delta crew member wouldn`t allow any of the passengers to sing for a fallen soldier, sparking a Facebook firestorm. (iStock). A Georgia woman and her fellow Delta passengers were prevented from singing the National Anthem as crews unloaded the casket ...
Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact
Insung Lee, program campaigner of Greenpeace, speaks during a press conference at Greenpeace office in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. The environmental group issued a report on Tuesday giving technology titans like Samsung Electronics, ...
SoftBank`s deal to invest in Uber `very likely` in the next week, Arianna Huffington says
SoftBank`s much-anticipated investment in Uber could be agreed upon within a week, according to Arianna Huffington, one of the board members of the ride-hailing app. The Japanese giant run by Masayoshi Son is seeking to invest $10 billion into Uber for ...
Large Hawaii airline Island Air files for bankruptcy
The company states the bankruptcy filing was caused by threats of legal action to ground the aircraft and strand hundreds of passengers. The filing prevents the threatened action and allows it to continue interisland service for its customers. The ...
Weinstein Company Agrees to a Rescue Investment From Colony Capital
Thomas J. Barrack Jr. is the founder and chief executive of Colony Capital. Credit Peter Foley/Bloomberg. LOS ANGELES — The embattled Weinstein Company on Monday secured a financial lifeline — and possible new owner — from an investor with ...
Me Too: Alyssa Milano elevates Harvey Weinstein conversation
FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016 file photo, Alyssa Milano arrives at the Sixth Biennial UNICEF Ball in Beverly Hills, Calif. Milano said she was in bed with her two young children Sunday when an idea struck her as a great way to elevate the Harvey ...
Watch Kate Middleton Dance with Paddington Bear — While Still Battling Morning Sickness
Surprise! A princess and a bear! Pregnant Kate Middleton and her husband Prince William met the famous Paddington Bear on Monday in a surprise appearance at the cuddly character`s namesake train station in London along with Prince Harry. The royals ...
WWE Monday Night RAW Results - Kane Returns, Tag Team Title Match, Final Hype For WWE TLC, More
Welcome to our WrestlingINC.com Live WWE RAW Viewing Party. We will be providing live ongoing coverage of tonight`s RAW, while you all can chime in with your thoughts throughout the show. Please help spread word of tonight`s coverage. Twitter users ...
The Walking Dead: Ross Marquand says season 8 is like Die Hard
Everyone has talked about the action that is about to be unleashed on season 8 of The Walking Dead, which kicks off Oct, 22 on AMC. Seth Gilliam compared it to The A-Team of all things. But fellow cast member Ross Marquand prefers a comparison to ...
Did Michael Fassbender & Alicia Vikander Secretly Get Married In Ibiza?
It looks like Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender tied the knot! The super private couple was photographed in Ibiza on Oct. 15, and there`s no mistaking the new bling they`re each sporting their left hands! Amidst rumors that they were planning to ...
What You Didn`t See at DWTS: How Maks Chmerkovskiy & Vanessa Lachey Really Are Together Behind the Scenes
Maksim Chmerkovskiy made headlines when he skipped out on Dancing with the Stars earlier this season amid reports he was not getting along with partner Vanessa Lachey — and Twitter is not letting the dancing duo forget about it. After their Snow ...
How Lena Luthor Just Became The Most Dangerous Person On Supergirl
Ever since Lena Luthor made her Supergirl debut back in the beginning of Season 2, fans have been wondering if Lena would go the way of the villainous Lex and turn on Kara. Lena so far has been a good friend to Kara and a valuable ally in National City ...
Gerard Butler `Doing Well` After Getting Injured In Motorcycle Accident
Gerard Butler is recovering from his injuries after getting into a motorcycle accident in Los Angeles last week. Reports about the incident only surfaced online on Monday after the actor`s rep confirmed to People that his client is fine. According to ...
Kevin Feige Addresses Sif`s Absence In `Thor: Ragnarok`
Thor: Ragnarok is just a couple of weeks away, but fans are not too pleased about one Asgardian`s absence from the film so far. In all the movie`s trailers, Sif has yet to make an appearance, and the head of Marvel Studios is now addressing just where ...
Carrie Fisher Once Sent a Cow`s Tongue to a Producer After He Sexually Assaulted Her Friend
On screen she fought bad guys from a galaxy far, far away, but during her time on Earth, Carrie Fisher fought bad guys a lot closer to home. The Star Wars actress` longtime friend, Heather Ross, opened up to a Tucson, Arizona, radio station 94.9 MixFM ...
`To Kill a Mockingbird` Removed From School in Mississippi
“To Kill a Mockingbird” has long been a popular and controversial book. Credit Harper, via Associated Press. Eighth graders in Biloxi, Miss., will no longer be required to read “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Harper Lee`s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about ...
John Dunsworth, `Trailer Park Boys` Star, Dies at 71
The veteran Canadian actor played Sunnyvale trailer park supervisor Jim Lahey on the cult comedy and also starred in Syfy`s `Haven.` John Dunsworth, who played Jim Lahey on The Trailer Park Boys sitcom, died on Monday due to an unknown illness.
Blake Lively Calls for Action: `Standing in Solidarity` With Weinstein Accusers `Isn`t Enough`
Blake Lively is speaking out against Harvey Weinstein and urging people to take action against sexual harassment. During a visit to Good Morning America on Monday, Lively said it wasn`t enough for people to just say they stand “in solidarity” with the ...
Blake Lively`s Wildly Glam, Extremely Sparkly Whirlwind Week of Wardrobe Changes Require Your Attention
When we tell you Blake Lively`s on a press tour, you know that a few things are going to be true: She`s going to have enviable hair. She`s going to be wearing a ton of jaw-dropping jewels. And she`s going to change her clothes an unbelievable number of ...
Producers Guild to revoke Weinstein`s membership
Harvey Weinstein attends the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills on January 8. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI. | License Photo. Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The Producers Guild of America`s national board of directors and officers unanimously voted ...
The Story Behind Today`s Selena Quintanilla Google Doodle: Exclusive
On Tuesday (Oct. 17), Google premiered their first-ever Selena Quintanilla Google Doodle, an animated singing cartoon of the late Mexican-American singer designed to celebrate the life and legacy of one of Latin music`s most formidable stars. October ...
Gavin Polone on Harvey Weinstein and Who`s to Blame: `Accomplices Must Be Exposed`
`It is inane to wallow in incredulity about what Harvey and others did and then do nothing. Now is time to act,` writes the producer and THR contributor, who lists Disney, NBC News, the New York Post and Bob Weinstein among those who need to be ...
Kevin James Explains Erinn Hayes`s Kevin Can Wait Character Death: `We Were Literally Just Running Out of Ideas`
Look, Kevin waited as long as he possibly could, but eventually there came a time when Erinn Hayes`s Kevin Can Wait matriarch Donna Grable had to go. In a recent interview with the New York Daily News, Kevin James admits that the death of Hayes`s ...
Body found in river identified as `Shark Tank` contestant
The body of the entrepreneur behind the phone application “EmergenSee” was discovered Thursday in a Philadelphia river, ABC 30 reported. The medical examiner determined the body belonged to Philip Reitnour, 58. He appeared on ABC`s “Shark Tank” ...
11 Signs `Keeping Up With The Kardashians` Kylie Was Always The True Star Of The Show
Despite being the youngest Kardashian sister, Kylie Jenner`s career has gone stratospheric in the past few years. At just 20 years old, Kylie already has a super successful make-up brand, Kylie Cosmetics, famous for its inimitable lip kits. In August ...
Harvey Weinstein Could Be Silenced and Booted From TWC Board Meeting
Harvey Weinstein could be cut off at the knees at Tuesday`s Board of Directors meeting, because there are signs the Board might fire him ... which we`re told would guarantee litigation. Harvey, who is still a member of the Board despite being fired ...
Nicole Kidman Finally Explains That Emmys Kiss With Alexander Skarsgard
Nothing to see here! Nicole Kidman is finally explaining her friendly kiss on the lips with Alexander Skarsgard at the 2017 Emmy Awards last month. During an October 13 appearance on The Graham Norton Show, the host showed a picture of the now-viral ...
Tom Petty Laid to Rest in a Private Service Held at Lakeside Shrine and Meditation Garden
Tom Petty`s family and friends honored the late singer in a private service on Monday in Pacific Palisades, California. The late singer`s daughter, AnnaKim Violette Petty, shared photos on Instagram of the ceremony at Self-Realization Fellowship Lake ...
Finn Balor makes big TLC announcement on RAW
Sunday`s TLC PPV will be headlined by the return of The Shield for the first time in almost four years. While the main event will have all of the attention, the show is set to deliver big additions to some major rivalries on RAW.
Breast cancer warning from man stunned by `impossible` diagnosis
When you think of breast cancer, you think of a form of cancer that affects only women. It doesn`t. While breast cancer in men is rare it`s still an issue for the 10 men on average who are diagnosed with it every year in Northern Ireland. Ian Cranston ...
A 2-year-old`s kidney transplant was put on hold — after his donor father`s probation violation
A father in Georgia who had prepared to donate a kidney to his 2-year-old son said last week that he is being forced to wait after a recent stint in county jail. Anthony Dickerson`s son, A.J., was born without kidneys, and Dickerson, who is a perfect ...
Men don`t wear condoms for a very embarrassing reason
Despite the well-known fact that condoms are the only birth-control method that protects against most sexually transmitted diseases, condom usage in Australia is on the decline. A recent study of single, heterosexual men in Australia found only one in ...
`Magic mushrooms` may help `reset` depressive brains, study claims
The news is based on a small UK study that looked at the effects of psilocybin, a chemical found in magic mushrooms, on patients with severe depression. All 19 patients said their depression improved immediately after taking psilocybin and almost half ...
Study argues marijuana legalization reduced opioid overdose deaths in Colorado
The start of legal marijuana sales in Colorado may have reversed a rising trend of prescription opioid overdose deaths in the state, a new study set to be published next month concludes. The study found that — even after taking into account other ...
In Madagascar, plague outbreak now threatens largest cities
In this photo taken Tuesday Oct. 10, 2017, a girl wears a face mask inside a hospital in the capital Antananarivo, Madagascar. A plague outbreak has brought some panic to the city dwellers with schools closed and public gatherings banned as the death ...
Artificial pancreas automatically manages diabetics` glucose levels
A novel artificial pancreas (AP) system with a smartphone backbone could automatically monitor and adjust patients` glucose levels with little to no hassle, according to a new clinical study published in the journal Diabetes Care. Unlike previously ...
The Deadly Link Between Sugar and Cancer
Cancer cells are nasty little anarchists. They go where they shouldn`t, subvert authority, co-opt law-abiding cells around them, and break a ton of biological rules in their mindless quest for destruction. They`re also weird. And one of the most ...
What to know about hepatitis A, as California outbreak triggers state of emergency
Police officers remove a tent left by the homeless during efforts to sanitize neighborhoods to control the spread of hepatitis A, in San Diego, Sept. 25, 2017.more +. 0 Shares. Email. As California finds itself in the grips of the largest person-to ...
West Nile virus season unusually lethal in Larimer County this year
West Nile virus claimed more lives than usual in Larimer County this year, despite seeing less than half the number of cases it did last year. Larimer County`s mosquitoes are all dead or in hibernation after the first frost of fall and cooler ...
Judge throws out initiative that would ban supervised injection sites
A King County Superior Court judge ruled Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, Initiative 27, the county-wide ban on supervised injection sites, as invalid and prohibited it from being placed on the ballot. (KOMO File Photo). PKG- BVUE INJECTION SITES.transfer_frame_0.
CDC: Obesity rates hit a new high
New government figures released Friday showed a small increases in the adult obesity rate that was not considered statistically significant but was seen by some as a cause for concern. The level of adult obesity rose from 38 percent to 40 percent.
Restaurant chain `cut sugary drink sales` with price rise
An increase in the price of sugary drinks in restaurants and the offer of healthier alternatives could encourage customers to cut back on sugar, a study suggests. In Jamie`s Italian restaurants, sales of sugar-sweetened soft drinks declined by 9 ...
Vermont streamlines process for substance abuse counselors
MONTPELIER - The state has streamlined the process for someone to become a substance abuse counselor as Vermont continues to address the opioid addiction crisis, Republican Gov. Phil Scott says. The changes simplify the educational requirements and ...
Slow down in process of AR medical marijuana cultivation center, dispensary applications
The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission holds its October meeting to get an update on the progress of the application process for cultivation centers and dispensaries. (Photo: KATV). AA. LITTLE ROCK (KATV) —. Last minute applications are causing a ...
Handgun waiting period laws save lives, study says
(CNN) Over 33,000 people in the United States die each year from firearm injuries, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, delaying the purchase of guns by a couple of days could save nearly 1,700 ...
LaSalle Rotary holding Pizza for Polio fundraiser
A Pakistani health worker administers polio drops to a child during a polio vaccination campaign in Karachi in January 2016. Pakistan is one of only three countries in the world where polio remains endemic but years of efforts to stamp it out have been ...
These women sacrifice sex for the perfect body
These super-fit women can lift weights without breaking a sweat. But the one place that isn`t their strong point is the bedroom. New research shows too much exercise can kill your sex drive. The University of North Carolina studied people`s exercise ...
Air Pollution May Make Babies` Cells Age Faster
There`s growing evidence that exposure to air pollution can have a number of unhealthy consequences, from cancer to heart disease and respiratory illnesses. In recent years, researchers have also linked air pollution exposure to faster aging in adult ...
Repeat T790M Testing Recommended for TKI-resistant Patients With NSCLC
Researchers analyzed the resistance biopsies and plasma specimens of 119 patients with T790M-positive NSCLC treated with osimertinib. The following article features coverage from the IASLC 18th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) in Yokohama, ...
Is High Intensity Resistance Training Safe in Osteoporosis? Load Up on Calcium-Rich Foods to Tackle the Condition
Osteoporosis literally means porous bones. It is a condition wherein the quality and the density of the bones reduce making the bones more fracture prone. It is estimated that close to 8.9 million fractures occur due to osteoporosis. For people with ...
ADHD no barrier to earning PhD for Adams
Despite being unaware in his primary school years of having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - a condition that caused him to fail several times and experience the shame of expulsion in Standard 7 (Grade 9) - Gavin Adams refused to allow ...
Health Short: Regular sauna visits linked to lower blood pressure
A Finnish study suggests that regular sauna visits can reduce the risk for high blood pressure. The study, in the American Journal of Hypertension, included 1,621 middle-aged men with normal blood pressure who were followed for an average of 25 years.
Hair Loss Drug Taken By Trump May Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
A common hair loss drug used by none other than US President Donald Trump could ward off the risk of prostate cancer by a third, South Korean scientists have claimed. The findings, led by researchers from the Chungbuk National University, revealed that ...
Formerly conjoined twins beat the odds, but two years after separating they`re living `day by day`
The chances of their survival was always very slim, but formerly conjoined twins Journee and Miracle Brooks lived up to their inspirational names and they survived. Now two years after the triumphant operation to separate them, the twins and their ...
The Latest: Storm blamed for odd odors on British flights
LONDON — The latest on how the weakened remnants of Hurricane Ophelia are affecting Ireland and the U.K. (all times local):. 12:40 a.m.. Several flights to British airports have been diverted because of unusual odors on board thought to be associated ...
Iraqi forces take back Sinjar in latest effort to roll back Kurdish gains of the past years
BAGHDAD — Militia forces affiliated with the Iraqi government seized control of the Kurdish held-town of Sinjar near the border with Syria on Tuesday, continuing a push by the federal government in Baghdad to reassert its authority in disputed ...
North Korea says `a nuclear war may break out any moment`
UNITED NATIONS — North Korea`s deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.” Kim In Ryong told the U.N. General Assembly`s ...
May`s Dinner With Juncker Yields Few Signs of Brexit Progress
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May`s attempt to unblock stalled Brexit talks by traveling to Brussels to see European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker yielded little, with both sides issuing a statement that entrenched their previous stances. May ...
Thousands more Rohingya Muslims cross border into Bangladesh
COX`S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are continuing to fleeing large-scale violence and persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcrowded ...
An independent Catalonia? Leader still refusing to reveal intentions.
MADRID — The independence-minded Catalonia region tried again Monday to dodge the question of whether it has declared a formal break with Spain, calling instead for talks and listing its grievances against Madrid`s leaders. The lack of clarity ...
Hurricane Maria Could Offer A Chance To Build A New Tech Infrastructure In Puerto Rico
NPR`s Mary Louise Kelly talks to Ina Fried of Axios about ways Puerto Rico can take advantage of what tech offers in the future. That is, what opportunities there are starting from scratch, using the newest and best ways to generate power and connect ...
Philippine conflict: Duterte says Marawi is militant-free
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the city of Marawi `liberated` from militants, even as fighting continues. The army said it was battling up to 30 militants left in the city, who were holding about 20 hostages. Marawi has been partly ...
Storm Ophelia: Second day of disruption as rail lines blocked
Storm Ophelia is causing further disruption in the UK after three people died in hurricane-force winds and hundreds of thousands were left without power. Scotland is braced for gusts of up to 70mph and flood warnings are in place on its west coast as ...
What Trump isn`t tweeting about
(CNN) And on the 269th day, President Donald Trump tweeted about Hillary Clinton. `I was recently asked if Crooked Hillary Clinton is going to run in 2020?` he wrote, the curious party going unnamed. `My answer was, `I hope so!`` Twitter is the closest ...
Portugal and Spain wildfires: Dozens dead and injured
A spate of wildfires in central and north Portugal which started at the weekend has killed at least 31 people, civil defence authorities say. Dozens of the 145 fires still raging are considered serious, a spokeswoman said. To the north, fires which ...
Somalia Blasts Expose Security Failings and Possible Shabab Infiltration
Somali security forces at the scene of the double truck bombings in Mogadishu, the capital, which killed at least 270 people on Saturday. Credit Mohamed Abdiwahab/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. MOGADISHU, Somalia — Car bombs, grenade ...
Journalist killed in Malta car bombing after `Panama Papers` reporting
A journalist who exposed her country`s links to the shady world of offshore banking has been killed in a fiery car bombing. Daphne Caruana Galizia was driving near her home on the island of Malta around 3 p.m. on Monday when her vehicle exploded, with ...
Venezuelan Opposition Denounces Latest Vote as Ruling Party Makes Gains
Voters outside of a polling center in a neighborhood on the outskirts of Caracas, Venezuela, on Sunday. Credit Meridith Kohut for The New York Times. CARACAS, Venezuela — For members of Venezuela`s opposition, the big question heading into Sunday`s ...
Kurz and charisma: What propels young leaders to power?
In Austria they call him `Wunderwuzzi` - meaning `whizzkid` or `hotshot`. At just 31, the conservative Sebastian Kurz is poised to become Europe`s youngest leader, after giving the Austrian People`s Party a dramatic makeover. No detail is too small for ...
US Makes Dairy Proposal That Canada Flatly Rejects
The Trump administration is proposing to dismantle a Canadian system of quotas and trade barriers for dairy and other foods that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau`s government has regularly defended, setting up another flash-point in Nafta negotiations.
Israel`s Message to Russia Sent in Syria, Received in Tel Aviv
Monday`s unusual incident between Syria and Israel says something about the modern Middle East. Within hours, a routine Israeli surveillance flight over Lebanon had turned into a bombing run 50 kilometers east of Damascus. >>Putin turns blind eye, ...
Israel moves ahead on West Bank settlements, but guardedly
JERUSALEM — Israel is moving ahead with plans for a significant expansion of its settlements in the occupied West Bank, including apartments in the volatile city of Hebron and the first approval of a new settlement in 20 years. But while the latest ...
Behind the dramatic rescue of American-Canadian couple from Haqqani captivity
After being held hostage for more than five years, Caitlan Coleman, her Canadian husband and the three children are free but not yet home. Armed with information from U.S. intelligence, Pakistani soldiers staged a dramatic but successful rescue ...
Suspected US Drone Strike Kills Five on Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier
PARACHINAR/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A suspected U.S. drone strike killed five people on the mountainous Pakistan-Afghanistan border, government and militant sources said on Tuesday, days after a Canadian-American couple held hostage by ...
In Syrian city of Raqqa, IS loses hospital, another holdout
This frame grab from video released Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 and provided by Furat FM, a Syrian Kurdish activist-run media group, shows Syrian Islamic State group fighters who surrendered entering a base of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), ...
Archaeologists find Roman theater near Jerusalem`s Western Wall
Israel`s Antiquities Authority`s Joe Uziel stands in an ancient Roman theater-like structure in the Western Wall tunnels in Jerusalem`s old city, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Israeli archaeologists have announced the discovery of the first known Roman-era ...
First US airstrike targeting ISIS in Yemen kills dozens
Washington (CNN) US forces conducted airstrikes against two ISIS training camps in Yemen on Monday, killing dozens of ISIS fighters and `disrupting the organization`s attempts to train new fighters,` according to a statement released by the Pentagon.
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Liberals Embrace `Dark Money`
Remember when Democrats and the press corps complained about “dark money” and wanted to rewrite the First Amendment to ban certain campaign contributions? Well, well. Now the progressive operatives at Fusion GPS are invoking free-speech rights to ...