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Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant congratulate MVP Russell Westbrook
In a letter signed by Jordan and posted in an Instagram story on his Nike brand`s account, the Hall of Famer and Charlotte Hornets owner told Westbrook he also won his first MVP award before winning a championship. Note that Michael Jordan sent Russell ...
Are Jared Poche`s father and another LSU dad College World Series heroes?
Dr. Jerry Poche, the father of LSU pitcher Jared Poche, and Jimmy Roy, the father of LSU strength coach Travis Roy, in the parking lot outside TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (Photo by Christopher Dabe, NOLA.com | The ...
Lakers News: Latest on Lonzo Ball`s WWE Raw Appearance, Brandon Ingram and More
While much of the attention surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers has to do with the persistent rumors regarding Indiana Pacers swingman Paul George and his potential acquisition by the team (whether by trade or next year`s free agency), there is still ...
Update on Indians manager Terry Francona
Terry Francona was evaluated at the Cleveland Clinic by a team of doctors last night and into this morning. After undergoing a series of tests, the doctors have ruled out any major health issues at this point. He will continue to be monitored over the ...
NBA Awards Show lacked in production value
Draymond Green, wearing short pants, holds his Defensive Player of the Year award. (AP Photo). The first NBA Awards Show was a success Monday night, so long as you`re a Thunder fan. Russell Westbrook won the MVP award. Victor Oladipo won the top ...
10 Realistic Paul George Trade Offers Pacers Can`t Refuse
But as you`re queueing up, keep in mind that this particular bidding process is a strange one. George`s intentions to leave the Indiana Pacers and sign with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2018 complicates everything. It robs the Pacers of leverage ...
Team McGregor will object if Nevada wants Kenny Bayless to ref Mayweather fight
We still have no idea who will ref the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight, but Kenny Bayless won`t if Conor`s coach has anything to do with it. by Ryan Harkness Jun 27, 2017, 7:03pm EDT. tweet · share · pin · Rec. Nearly two weeks have passed ...
NBA Rumors: Latest Free-Agent Buzz on Blake Griffin, Paul Millsap and More
It`d be a mistake to consider this summer a down year for NBA free agency. Yes, the summer of 2017 is sandwiched between Kevin Durant`s trip to the market and another one for LeBron James when he assuredly exercises his player option in 2018. But rest ...
FIFA releases full `Garcia report,` outlining further corruption but no smoking gun in World Cup bids
After nearly three years of hemming and hawing, FIFA finally released the full report on an investigation it conducted into allegations of corruption pertaining to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments to Russia and Qatar, respectively.
Confidence should be rising for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Danica Patrick
In sports it seems as though for something to transition from bad to good there needs to be a catalyst for change. Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Danica Patrick or on a short list of high profile names needing to change directions in terms of performance and ...
Starlin Castro latest Yankees player to land on 10-day DL
The New York Yankees placed second baseman Starlin Castro on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday with a right hamstring strain. The move comes a day after Castro hurt his leg while trying to beat a ground ball that ended the third inning of a 6-5 win ...
Drew Brees: Terron Armstead injury big blow for Saints
Drew Brees didn`t disguise how he feels about the New Orleans Saints losing one of their best offensive assets. Left tackle Terron Armstead underwent surgery for a torn labrum in his left shoulder last week and Brees didn`t mince words of what losing ...
Lunch Special: What to do about the Rockies` struggling rotation?
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jeff Hoffman (34) sits in the dugout with a towel over his mouth after he was taken out of the game by Bud Black in the fourth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 21, 2017 in Denver. By Patrick Saunders ...
Warriors` Steph Curry puts Walnut Creek home back in play at $3.2 million
Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors is taking another shot at selling his Walnut Creek home. The 7,250-square-foot house has returned to market at $3.195 million, or about $500,000 less than what the two-time NBA champion asked for the property ...
Vince Young expresses lingering bitterness toward Jeff Fisher
The Titans made Vince Young the third overall pick in the 2006 NFL draft, and he played five seasons in Tennessee, all for coach Jeff Fisher. Young doesn`t think Fisher did much to help him develop as a franchise quarterback. Young detailed for Sports ...
John Wall wants Wizards to get Paul George. This is what they should be hearing.
When he left for the summer, John Wall wasn`t interested in recruiting free agents for the Washington Wizards. However, it seems persuading a four-time all-star to force a trade here is a different story. It`s interesting to note Wall`s attitude change ...
Tim Tebow says he`s focused on improving, not statistics
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Tim Tebow said Tuesday he realizes he still has `a long way to go` to be a successful professional baseball player, but he is focused on improving and not his statistics, which he said don`t tell the whole story. Called up to ...
Report on Sexual Abuse in USA Gymnastics Urges `Culture Change`
The governing body of America`s gymnastics organization has announced recommendations for protecting its athletes from sexual abuse. Credit Chang W. Lee/The New York Times. U.S.A. Gymnastics, the national governing body of the sport, said on ...
Two Vanderbilt football players shot while attempting to recover stolen cellphone
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Two Vanderbilt football players were shot in what police are calling an `ill-conceived plan` to recover a teammate`s stolen cellphone. Tae Daley, 18, suffered a noncritical gunshot wound to his leg, and Frank Coppet, 18, received ...
In attempt to knock off Warriors, teams targeting Andre Iguodala
Andre Iguodala has become the foremost target in an attempt to weaken the Golden State Warriors` choke hold on the NBA, league sources have told ESPN. The Minnesota Timberwolves, San Antonio Spurs, LA Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, Orlando Magic, ...
Chase Elliott signs contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports
Chase Elliott and Hendrick Motorsports have agreed upon a contract extension that will keep the second-year Cup Series driver with the team through the 2022 season, Hendrick announced Tuesday. Hendrick promoted Elliott, 21, to Cup last season to drive ...
Max Scherzer and Jake Arrieta are having a Cy Young showdown, and Matt Wieters has caught them both
Wieters has a unique view of the matchup, having caught both Arrieta and Scherzer during his career. by Chris Cotillo@ChrisCotillo Jun 27, 2017, 6:51pm EDT. tweet · share · pin · Rec. Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports. WASHINGTON — Out of the the tens ...
Bill Belichick is On to ... The Cover of Nantucket Magazine
Here it is! N Magazine`s 15th anniversary cover featuring the one-and-only Bill Belichick and Linda Holliday #Patriots #BillBelichick pic.twitter.com/ohR0nU1BMl. — Nantucket Magazine (@NMagazine) June 27, 2017 · Bill Belichick took enough time away ...
Burton, Letarte, NBC weigh in on Dale Earnhardt Jr.`s broadcasting prospects
As NBC Sports prepares to take over the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race broadcasts for the second half of the season, NBC executive Sam Flood fully conceded Tuesday that the possibility of having Dale Earnhardt Jr., set to step out of the No.
NBA free agency rumors: Warriors` Andre Iguodala to Sixers?
As the Sixers and the rest of the NBA look ahead to free agency, a return engagement of the Andre Iguodala experience could be in the works. According to a report from Chris Haynes of ESPN, the Sixers are one of seven teams interested in acquiring the ...
Today`s global ransomware attack weaponized software updates
When the Wannacry ransomware tore through the UK and Europe in May, there was a certain logic to the heightened scale of damage. Ransomware attacks were nothing new, but this one had a secret weapon, a sophisticated software exploit known as ...
The 13 biggest ways your iPhone will change after you install the new test version of iOS
But if you`re adventurous, you can try the software that will be powering the next iPhone right now. Apple opened up the beta for iOS 11 to everyone, not just software developers, on Monday. To get started with iOS 11, you can sign up here. Beware ...
Amazon`s New Echo Show Opens Can of Worms
On Wednesday, Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) will start selling its newest smart speaker, the Echo Show. Unlike past iterations of the Echo, the product features a camera and a touchscreen, although the Show is still a primarily voice-controlled device.
Rental car companies look to stay relevant by entering the self-driving race
Two high-profile moves reported this week link driverless cars with Big Car Rental: Google`s Waymo entered partnership with Avis to storing and maintaining autonomous vehicles, while Apple`s self-driving Lexuses have been linked to Hertz in news that, ...
Night Time Shootout: HTC U11, Galaxy S8, Pixel, Xperia XZ Premium
Smartphone cameras continue to improve over the years, and it`s in the lowest of lighting conditions that we`ve seen the biggest improvement by far. In the past few months we`ve seen huge strides in this area, from improvements to the HDR+ algorithm ...
New Galaxy Note 8 Leak Highlights Samsung`s Flawed Design
There`s been a noticeable increase in details coming out around the upcoming Samsung Note 8. While many of them point to a powerful flagship, it`s not all good news. The recent renders and leaks have made clear that Samsung is ignoring critical ...
Microsoft bringing EMET back as a built-in part of Windows 10
The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will include EMET-like capabilities managed through a new feature called Windows Defender Exploit Guard. Microsoft`s EMET, the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit, was a useful tool for hardening Windows ...
New Final Fantasy XV Update Adds Off-Roading
Square Enix didn`t just release the new Episode Prompto DLC for gamers with the season pass or those willing to pay extra to extend their gameplay experience in Final Fantasy XV, it also released a new update featuring some free goodies for those of ...
Facebook now has 2 billion monthly users… and responsibility
“We`re getting to a size where it`s worth really taking a careful look at what are all the things that we can do to make social media the most positive force for good possible,” Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox told TechCrunch about the company ...
Ukraine central bank says cyberattack hits lenders
Ukraine`s delivery service company Nova Poshta, which was also attacked today, identified the virus that hit its computers as Petya.A, a type of ransomware which locks users out of the system and demands purchase of a key to reinstate access. 0. Shares.
Meet the RapidE, Aston Martin`s first EV due in 2019
Picture the scene: it`s a few years in the future. James Bond is on a mission in Amsterdam, or Paris, or some other forward-thinking European city that has just banned internal combustion vehicles from the city center. But Spectre is up to something ...
You can order an Uber for those who shun the app
Uber is adding a new feature that lets you arrange a pickup for friends, family, and even Uber boycotters. Although an existing option to set a different pickup location ostensibly allows users to arrange rides for others, the update adds a touch of ...
Free Xbox One And Xbox 360 Games With Gold For July 2017 Revealed
With just a few days to go until the end of June, Microsoft has announced the lineup of free games Xbox Live Gold members will be able to play on Xbox One and Xbox 360 in July 2017. On Xbox One, players can look forward to trying out Ubisoft`s quirky ...
Cisco Live Day 1: All In On The Network Intuitive
It`s been a busy few weeks for us analysts, with HPE Discover, the AMD EPYC launch, and Lenovo Transform held last week. No rest for the weary though—this week I`m attending Cisco Live in Las Vegas. Cisco Live is the networking powerhouse`s premier ...
Valkyria Revolution trades in cult-classic status for wasted promise
Enlarge / Every so often, you get a flash of what the game was going for—and it could have been interesting! reader comments 10. Share this story. Game details. Developer: Media Vision Publisher: Sega Platform: PS4, Xbox One, Vita Release Date: June ...
Report: Call of Duty Infinite Warfare DLC 3 Is Called Absolution, Maps Leaked
With the new Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare update today, the Trophy list for the third DLC pack, Absolution, has appeared on the PlayStation Network. You can see the full Trophy list for Absolution below, which reveals Attack of the Radioactive Thing ...
Fiat Chrysler shows off a new Hellcat, Durango and a luxury Ram pickup
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles offered up a glimpse of its newest offerings Tuesday, focusing on two key areas -- horsepower and luxury. A wide body Dodge Challenger Hellcat, a Dodge Durango SUV with 475 horsepower and a Ram Limited Tungsten Edition ...
Night Time Shootout: HTC U11, Galaxy S8, Pixel, Xperia XZ Premium
Smartphone cameras continue to improve over the years, and it`s in the lowest of lighting conditions that we`ve seen the biggest improvement by far. In the past few months we`ve seen huge strides in this area, from improvements to the HDR+ algorithm ...
AMD`s Radeon Vega Frontier Edition Formally Launches: Air Cooled For $999, Liquid Cooled for $1499
After what appears to be a very unusual false start, AMD has now formally launched their new Radeon Vega Frontier Edition card. First announced back in mid-May, the unusual card, which AMD is all but going out of their way to dissuade their usual ...
Report: Nvidia, AMD Planning GPUs for Mining Cryptocurrency
Ever-more powerful graphics cards are a boon to PC gamers and artificial intelligence programmers, but all that computing power can also come in handy when you`re mining digital currencies like Bitcoin. So graphics card maker Asus is planning to sell a ...
Snapchat Tracks You Constantly: Here`s How to Stop It
I`d be lying if I said I knew exactly what Snapchat was, how it worked, or why anyone would want to use it, but I do know that it represents a pretty intense privacy risk. The photo- and video-sharing app recently introduced a new feature known as Snap ...
Bask in the luxury of the 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition
Pickup trucks are consistently spawning fancier trim levels, and for good reason -- people love the hell out of `em. That trend continues on today with the introduction of the 2018 Ram Limited Tungsten Edition. The Ram Tungsten (I`m not writing that ...
Dishonored, Prey Dev`s Founder Leaving The Studio After 18 Years
Raphael Colantonio, the president and co-founder of Arkane Studios, has announced that he is parting ways with the developer. He had been with the company since he co-founded it in 1999. The news was shared in a post on Bethesda`s blog written by ...
Facebook vows to do better combating hate speech
Even Facebook admits it`s having a hard time tackling hate speech. The world`s most popular social network said Tuesday that it removes about 66,000 posts a week -- around 288,000 monthly -- on what it considers hateful rhetoric. And, Facebook said, it ...
DNA Solves 200-Year-Old Mystery of Weird Ice Age Creature
An artist`s reconstruction shows Macrauchenia patachonica, which lived in South America during the last ice age. Credit: Jorge Blanco. An odd extinct mammal that lived in South America during the last ice age had a long neck like a llama`s, three-toed ...
These Google Search Results Show Why Europe is Mad
Europe hit Alphabet Inc.`s Google with a $2.7 billion fine on Tuesday, saying it broke antitrust laws by favoring one of its search services over rival websites. The case centers around Google Shopping ads, which place color pictures, prices and links ...
New global ransomware attack locks up networks in Europe, grazes the US
A global ransomware attack slammed businesses around the world Tuesday, affecting oil companies, a major shipping line, banks and a major U.S. pharmaceutical company, and marking the second consecutive month that such an epidemic swept the world.
Euro rallies, weak dollar lifts oil; stocks slip
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. 1/2. left. right. FILE PHOTO: A man shelters under an umbrella as he walks past the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain ...
Yellen Fed Ramps Up Attention Over `Somewhat Rich` Asset Prices
It`s not an alarm bell, but Federal Reserve officials are suddenly talking more about rising asset prices. Fed Chair Janet Yellen, Vice Chair Stanley Fischer and San Francisco Fed President John Williams on Tuesday all acknowledged that valuations in ...
Oil up almost 2 percent on weaker dollar, short-covering
Flames emerge from a pipeline at the oil fields in Basra, southeast of Baghdad, September 30, 2016. REUTERS/Essam Al-Sudani. 1/2. left. right. A pumpjack drills for oil in the Monterey Shale, California, April 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson. 2/2. left.
Census 2016: `It`s a place to live my life`, says face of a fast-changing nation
The latest census data has been collected and analysed. Here`s a snapshot of Australia shown as a group of 100 people. She, like hundreds of thousands of others, has been carried on a global tide of migration that is swelling our cities and towns. She ...
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) Shares Sold by Credit Suisse AG
Darden Restaurants logo Credit Suisse AG lowered its position in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) by 13.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 395,670 shares of the ...
Sprint shares jump on cable wireless talks, T-Mobile sinks
Sprint Corp (S.N) shares jumped as much as 6 percent on Tuesday on news the carrier is in talks with Charter Communications Inc (CHTR.O) and Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) about a wireless partnership, a move that added a new dimension to speculation ...
Turmoil Continues at Pandora Media as Its Chief Executive Resigns
Tim Westergren, a founder of Pandora, is leaving the company 15 months after he took over as chief executive. Credit David Paul Morris/Bloomberg. A year ago, Pandora Media was full of ambition. The internet radio pioneer would operate a ticketing ...
PRECIOUS-Gold rebounds as dollar sags, US healthcare vote postponed
(Updates prices; adds comment, second byline, NEW YORK dateline) * U.S. Senate postpones planned healthcare vote * Fed`s Yellen says sticks to gradual rate hike plan * Platinum recovers from six-week lows reached on Monday By Marcy Nicholson and ...
NVIDIA Joins Forces With Volvo And Autoliv To Accelerate Self-Driving Vehicle Development
At the Automobil Elektronik Kongress earlier this morning, NVIDIA announced that it has partnered with Volvo Cars and Autoliv to develop hardware and software for intelligent self-driving vehicles. In addition to NVIDIA, Volvo, and Autoliv, however, a ...
Prada is selling a paper clip for $185, and people aren`t taking it well
(CNN) With a spare $185 laying around and a serious lack of creativity, anyone can waltz into Office Depot and drop some cash on 13,300 paper clips. For anyone who doesn`t want to saunter into work and make it rain paper clips like the patron saint of ...
The Latest: Pennsylvania Health Company Restoring Network
A Pennsylvania health care system says it is taking steps to restore its computer network after being hit by a ransomware attack that was carried out globally. June 27, 2017, at 6:29 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. The Latest: ...
US Plaintiffs` Lawyers Warn of Automaker Role in Takata Bankruptcy
WILMINGTON, Del. — Lawyers for people injured by exploding Takata Corp air bags told a U.S. bankruptcy court judge on Tuesday that the company`s restructuring plan is being skewed to benefit automakers over victims. TK Holdings Inc, the U.S. business ...
Here`s What Trump`s Latest Failure Tells Us about His Business Empire
A once-promising Trump deal left a trail of angry investors and a struggling hotel. Russ ChomaJun. 27, 2017 4:52 PM. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Email; Print. AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Toronto Star-Michael Stuparyk. Toronto has had ...
Cyberattack hits the world`s biggest shipping company
Shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, which handles one out of seven containers shipped globally, said a cyberattack had caused outages at its computer systems across the world on Tuesday. The attack came as computer servers across Europe and in India ...
Carl`s Jr. slapped with $1.45 million fine for underpaying LA workers
The City of Los Angeles is going after Carl`s Jr. for not paying its workers enough. On Monday, city officials demanded $1.45 million in fines and restitution from the fast food chain, alleging that it failed to pay the minimum wage to employees at ...
Nestle plans $20.8 billion share buyback amid Third Point pressure
FILE PHOTO: The Nestle logo is pictured on the company headquarters entrance building in Vevey, Switzerland February 18, 2016. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy/File Photo. 1/2. left. right. FILE PHOTO: Daniel S. Loeb, founder of Third Point LLC, participates in a ...
US Antitrust Lawsuit Against Qualcomm to Proceed, Judge Rules
One of many Qualcomm buildings is shown in San Diego, California November 3, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake Reuters. By Stephen Nellis. (Reuters) - The Federal Trade Commission`s antitrust lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc can proceed, a federal judge ruled ...
Madoff Settlements Reach $12 Billion With New Accords
NEW YORK — The trustee recouping money for Bernard Madoff`s victims on Tuesday announced nearly $371 million of new settlements with two groups of offshore funds that invested with the imprisoned Ponzi schemer, boosting the total recovery to about ...
MnDOT now estimates Stillwater Lift Bridge to be repaired by 8 pm
The Stillwater Lift Bridge got stuck Tuesday in the up position, forcing motorists to find another way across the river and keeping a paddlewheel river boat from passing under. An electrical malfunction occurred about noon, stopping the bridge when it ...
Half Of Americans Spend Their Entire Paycheck On Living Expenses, Study Says
About half of Americans claim that their expenses are equal to or greater than their income, according to a new study from the Center for Financial Services Innovation. That figure increases to 54 percent for those between the ages of 18 to 25. “Half ...
Twitter hires new VP of inclusion and diversity
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has hired Candi Castleberry-Singleton as its new vice president of inclusion and diversity in the latest bid by co-founder and chief executive Jack Dorsey to make the social media service better reflect the demographics of its ...
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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Online retailer Amazon plans to further extend its U.S. hiring binge into Michigan by spending up to $140 million and adding 1,600 full-time jobs at a new facility outside Detroit after being awarded a $5 million state incentive ...
Memorial Hermann to lay off 350 employees
HOUSTON– With the recent Health care vote delayed and thousands of people being stripped of Obamacare, Houston has become one of the many cities affected by the uncertain healthcare environment. Escalating costs and declining reimbursements has ...
How Did Peter Parker Show Up in the MCU 6 Years Before `Civil War`?
`Spider-Man: Homecoming` director Jon Watts did his research — and concluded a fan-favorite theory was true. Captain America: Civil War, it turns out, isn`t the first time Peter Parker showed up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe — and fans have the ...
Let Serena Williams`s naked pregnancy photo shoot be the last of its kind
Serena Williams is pregnant. In case anyone hadn`t heard the news, or missed the breathless tale of how Williams won the Australian Open during the early weeks of her pregnancy, the fact is made plain on the August cover of Vanity Fair which features ...
How Did Peter Parker Show Up in the MCU 6 Years Before `Civil War`?
`Spider-Man: Homecoming` director Jon Watts did his research — and concluded a fan-favorite theory was true. Captain America: Civil War, it turns out, isn`t the first time Peter Parker showed up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe — and fans have the ...
Remy Ma Would Have Been Let Down IfNicki Minaj Didn`t Diss Her AtNBA Awards
Nicki Minaj may have blasted Remy Ma during her NBA Awards performance on June 26, but the `Love & Hip Hop` star wasn`t surprised by Nicki`s disses. In fact, Remy Ma would have been more surprised if Nicki hadn`t slammed her. “Remy Ma was totally ...
Edgar Wright`s exuberant `Baby Driver` is an automotive musical like no other
“Baby Driver,” a new vehicular-action-thriller-jukebox-musical-romance from the British writer-director Edgar Wright, is almost as entertaining as it is hyphen-depleting. This is movie craftsmanship and showmanship of a very high order. In the dazzling ...
How Did Peter Parker Show Up in the MCU 6 Years Before `Civil War`?
`Spider-Man: Homecoming` director Jon Watts did his research — and concluded a fan-favorite theory was true. Captain America: Civil War, it turns out, isn`t the first time Peter Parker showed up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe — and fans have the ...
What`s Kenny Doing After `The Bachelorette`? He`s Got A Great Social Media Game
The Bachelorette left viewers with a cliffhanger when the controversial two-on-one date between Kenny and Lee did not come to a conclusion during the Monday, June 26 episode. Yet, more importantly, it left the fate of Kenny on The Bachelorette up in ...
`Pretty Little Liars` Behind-the-Scenes Set Tour With Creator Marlene King (WATCH)
Have you ever wondered what it`s really like in Rosewood? Well then, you`re in luck. To celebrate the series finale of “Pretty Little Liars,” creator Marlene King takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour of the set where “PLL” has filmed for the past seven ...
Reports: Beyoncé and Jay Z bring twins home
Beyoncé and Jay Z have reportedly taken their twins `home,` to a rental property in Malibu. Reports of Beyoncé`s twins spark excitement, but no official confirmation yet. TMZ and E! are among the outlets that are reporting the Carters have left the ...
Stunning Nighttime Lights Give The Harry Potter Franchise New Life
As it enters its second decade, the world of Harry Potter continues to offer fans of the franchise fresh experiences. From the page to the screen and beyond, fans of the boy wizard continue to be afforded fresh and innovated ways to be enveloped by the ...
Tristan Thompson Gushes Over Khloe On Her Birthday: You`re `Wild, Crazy` & `I Love You`
Okay, prepare yourself for some seriously gooey and romantic stuff! Tristan Thompson took to Instagram on June 27 to wish Khloe Kardashian a happy 33rd birthday and it was the sweetest thing ever! Now THAT`s what we call a birthday message! On June ...
Kim Kardashian faces criticism over car seat photo
The mom-of-two appeared to put son Saint West in a forward-facing Maxi-Cosi car seat. By Annie Martin · Follow @littlemannie | June 27, 2017 at 9:41 AM. Follow @upishowbiz. Comments. share with facebook. share with twitter. 1 of 3. Kim Kardashian ...
A Former Star Trek Actor Will Be Directing Discovery For CBS
A former star of Star Trek will be directing an episode for Star Trek: Discovery, and let`s just say we think the choice is `Number one.` Jonathan Frakes, who played the iconic William T. Riker in Star Trek: The Next Generation, will step behind the ...
The playfully subversive `Okja` proves Bong Joon Ho is one of the world`s most exciting filmmakers
Meet “Okja.” The title character of the new film from South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon Ho is a marvel of contemporary technical wizardry and old-fashioned cuddliness, a CG fantasy mix of pig, puppy and hippo that makes for a genuinely lovable creature.
`Batman` Director Matt Reeves Teases a `Noir-Driven` Movie
The `War for the Planet of the Apes` filmmaker also sees a connection between his two leading men (well, primates). How will Matt Reeves` upcoming The Batman differ from earlier versions of the Dark Knight that have reached the big screen? A new ...
For a week, Fallon retakes the lead from Colbert
NEW YORK — Jimmy Fallon has topped Stephen Colbert in late-night ratings for the first time since Donald Trump has been president. But the NBC comic might want to keep the champagne on ice. The Nielsen company said that Fallon`s “Tonight” show ...
Bill Cosby shuts down reports he`ll host sex assault education tour
`The current propaganda that I am going to conduct a sexual assault tour is false,” Cosby insisted Tuesday. “Any further information about public plans will be given at the appropriate time.` It was his own spokespeople who first mentioned the prospect ...
Kevin Feige Calls Wonder Woman`s Success `Awesome`
When it comes to superhero movies, Hollywood has hesitated to shine a spotlight on its heroines. Films like Catwoman and Supergirl were panned by audiences years ago, but Wonder Woman managed to shift the public`s opinion. The DC icon ripped into ...
Miranda Kerr hands over gifted jewelry worth millions to government in stolen money scandal
Miranda Kerr forked over nearly $9 million worth of jewelry bought with stolen money to the U.S. government Friday. (Danny Moloshok/REUTERS). BY Rachel Desantis. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 3:47 PM. Australian supermodel ...
Michael Nyqvist, `Girl With the Dragon Tattoo` Star, Dies at 56
Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” films alongside Noomi Rapace, died on Tuesday following a battle with lung cancer, his representative confirmed. He was 56. “On behalf of Michael Nyqvist`s ...
Kendrick Lamar`s “ELEMENT.” Video Referenced Iconic Gordon Parks Photos
On Tuesday afternoon, Kendrick Lamar released a new video for `ELEMENT.,` a standout track from his DAMN. album. The clip, directed by Jonas Lindstroem and The Little Homies (aka Kendrick Lamar and Dave Free), features a great deal of powerful ...
Disney Denies Reports of Trump-Related Turmoil at `Hall of Presidents` Attraction
`We have been working closely with the White House and the president`s recording session has been scheduled,` says a Disney World spokeswoman. Disney has responded to a report about trouble behind the scenes of its Hall of Presidents attraction, ...
George Lucas` Museum of Narrative Art gets LA City Council go-ahead
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday gave its unanimous approval to George Lucas` Museum of Narrative Art, which may break ground this year at Exposition Park. The `Star Wars` creator addressed the council before its 14-0 vote to OK an ...
Gotham Actor Donal Logue Says His Child Is Missing
Donal Logue says that his child went missing yesterday in New York City. The Gotham actor took to Twitter on Tuesday to share a photo of Jade Logue, as well as some information about his child`s most recent whereabouts. “Missing- yesterday at 2PM ...
How Did Peter Parker Show Up in the MCU 6 Years Before `Civil War`?
`Spider-Man: Homecoming` director Jon Watts did his research — and concluded a fan-favorite theory was true. Captain America: Civil War, it turns out, isn`t the first time Peter Parker showed up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe — and fans have the ...
President Trump wants you to know he actually does care about HIV/AIDS
The White House has issued an earnest statement attributed to President Trump about HIV/AIDS in America. It is technically accurate, apolitical and strikes just the right notes in terms of being somber and optimistic at the same time. There`s nothing ...
UI Children`s Hospital retains esteemed status across Iowa, nation
The University of Iowa Stead Family Children`s Hospital is seen from Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Friday, Apr. 21, 2017. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette). Vanessa Miller. The Gazette. More stories from Vanessa. Jun 27, 2017 at 5:11 pm | Print View.
Boy`s hospital bill goes viral amid health care debate
A New Jersey mom says she posted her 3-year-old son`s heart surgery bill online to show how potential changes in the health care law could drastically increase out-of-pocket costs for those with life-threatening conditions. ethan-chandra.png. Ethan ...
Birding: Tick awareness important after day in the woods
Ever since a close friend contracted Lyme disease from an infected deer tick along the Allegheny River some years ago, I`ve done nightly tick checks anytime I`ve been outdoors and the temperature is above freezing. I do these checks even though I ...
Plague Is Found in New Mexico. Again.
The cause of plague, Yersinia pestis bacteria, in the foregut of a flea. Credit Media for Medical/UIG via Getty Images. The New Mexico Department of Health said this week that two women were found to have plague, bringing the total number of people ...
WHO hopes Yemeni cholera outbreak is half done at 218000 cases
FILE PHOTO - Women sit with relatives infected with cholera at a hospital in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen May 14, 2017. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad/File Photo. 1/6. left. right. FILE PHOTO: A woman helps her son as he lies on a bed at a ...
More Than Half Of Opioid Prescriptions Go To People With Mental Illness
A staggering number of people with mental health conditions are prescribed opioids, according to a new study. Researchers from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and the University of Michigan found that 51 percent of painkiller prescriptions are ...
This small Ohio town might stop treating heroin overdoses to save the city money
Overdose victims in a small Ohio town may be barred from receiving potentially life-saving treatment in the future, due to a controversial new policy proposal. Last week, Middletown, Ohio, council member Dan Picard proposed a `three strikes` policy ...
Las Vegas Will Start Selling Recreational Pot on July 1
A few miles west of the Las Vegas strip, the Kush Lounge is ready for business. The pool is sparkling, the rolling papers and ashtrays are plentiful, the munchies bar is stocked with snacks, and the stripper pole by the dab bar is polished. The members ...
Parents of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard lose final bid to get treatment for their sick son
After trying every legal avenue open in a desperate bid to get sick son Charlie treated, Chris Gard and Connie Yates are facing up to the fact their battle was lost. The couple were dealt the heartbreaking blow when the European Court of Human Rights ...
New Hampshire woman mauled in face by rabid bobcat
A New Hampshire woman was mauled by a rabid bobcat on Sunday, June, 25, 2017. (Gene Dabrowski ). A New Hampshire woman was mauled by a rabid bobcat on Sunday and suffered minor injuries. Elsie Dabrowski, 80, was gardening at her Sunapee ...
PTSD Awareness Day: Vet helping other vets through massage therapy
Roughly eight in every 100 Americans will experience post-traumatic stress disorder in their lifetime, according to the National Center for PTSD. June 27 marks national PTSD awareness day. While it`s commonly associated with military personnel, the ...
New Jersey Blood Services Declares Blood Emergency
New Brunswick, NJ (June 26, 2017) –New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) and its parent company, New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency and is asking the public to please find time to donate blood at a NJBS donor center or ...
FDA takes steps to boost generic competition, limit prices
FILE - In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017, file photo, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, President Donald Trump`s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration, appears at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and ...
Downside to all that sun protection? You`re not getting enough vitamin D
istock Try to find a way to get a little -- but not too much -- sun to keep your body producing vitamin D. Text size. comment. share · tweet · email. Print. more. Share on: Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest. Copy shortlink: Purchase ...
Male children with older dads are more geeky, suggests study @ 6/28/2017 5:06:55 AM
If you consider yourself as a geeky guy, your dad?s age at the time of your birth could have had a major part in forming your personality. According to CNN, a study published in the journal, Translational Psychiatry, explores whether a man having ...
Extremely dangerous drug hits Houston streets
A new drug danger has hit the streets of Houston - a drug so strong, it`s sometimes used as an elephant tranquilizer. Carfentanil was recently detected in an overdose patient here in Houston. It is an opioid 10,000 times stronger than morphine. Jason ...
111 terminally ill patients took their own lives in first 6 months of California right-to-die law
Debbie Ziegler holds a photo of her daughter, Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old California woman with brain cancer who moved to Oregon to legally end her life. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press). By Soumya KarlamanglaContact Reporter · Medicaid ...
Specialty crops pesticide
06/27/2017 - A pesticide used on thousands of acres of specialty crops in Michigan that was expected to be banned by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) due to potential developmental issues in children will remain in use under a ...
First Maine case of measles in 2 decades confirmed in Farmington area
The first case of the highly contagious respiratory disease since 1997 was discovered in Franklin County, officials said Tuesday. By Colin EllisStaff Writer. Follow on Twitter · Email Writer · 207-861-9253. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Comment.
State: 111 terminally ill end lives under new California law
SAN DIEGO — California health officials say 111 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives in the first six months after a 2016 law made the option legal. The California Department of Public Health issued its first report Tuesday on the law ...
Merck, Heritage Valley Health System, caught in global cyberattack
On Tuesday, global pharma giant Merck & Co confirmed its computer network had been compromised as part of a widespread cybersecurity attack, which also impacted at least one health system and many large corporations. We confirm our company`s ...
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The first case of the highly contagious respiratory disease since 1997 was discovered in Franklin County, officials said Tuesday. By Colin EllisStaff Writer. Follow on Twitter · Email Writer · 207-861-9253. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Comment.
FDA commissioner, intent on fighting costs, rolls out generic hit list and puts some copycats first in line
While Congress mulls a variety of drug pricing proposals and the Trump Administration reportedly finalizes an executive order, new FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is introducing measures to tackle costs right away. The FDA on Tuesday published a list ...
New Jersey Blood Services Declares Blood Emergency
New Brunswick, NJ (June 26, 2017) –New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) and its parent company, New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency and is asking the public to please find time to donate blood at a NJBS donor center or ...
With Modi in Washington, China and India `Jostle` on Their Border
President Trump embraced Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India after their dinner at the White House on Monday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. NEW DELHI — As Indians savored Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s effusive welcome in the White ...
CNN`s Russia story debacle came at the worst possible time for the network
Lex Haris, CNN`s investigations editor, traveled to a journalism conference in Phoenix last week. In hindsight, his timing was terrible. While Haris was away, his group published a story on CNN.com that reported — citing a single anonymous source ...
Jeremy Corbyn to put pressure on Tories over public sector pay cap
Jeremy Corbyn: `Seven years of cuts to our emergency services has made us less safe.` Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. Austerity. Jeremy Corbyn to put pressure on Tories over public sector pay cap. Labour leader will table amendment to Queen`s speech ...
ISIS Fighters Ravaging Southern Philippines Turn Hostages Into Sex Slaves
Islamic militants terrorizing the southern Philippines are forcing their female hostages into sexual slavery, the military revealed Tuesday. “They are being forced to be sex slaves, forced to destroy the dignity of these women,” Joint Task Force Marawi ...
Brazil`s president says corruption charge is `soap opera`
SAO PAULO — Brazil`s president dismissed corruption allegations against him as a “soap opera plot” Tuesday and sought to cast doubt on the motivations of the country`s top prosecutor a day after a scathing indictment was issued against the leader.
Airstrike on ISIS Prison in Syria Kills Dozens, Activists Say
BEIRUT, Lebanon — An airstrike in eastern Syria destroyed a house that the Islamic State had turned into a prison, killing dozens of people, Syrian activists said Tuesday, and they blamed the military coalition led by the United States for the attack.
Bus hits man who gets straight up and walks into pub
CCTV footage from outside an English pub shows the moment a man was struck from behind by an out-of-control bus but was able to get up and walk into the bar. Simon Smith, 53, was walking along Gun Street in Reading in Berkshire, southern England, ...
The Queen Gets A Raise And Buckingham Palace Is Poised For An Upgrade
Queen Elizabeth II is set to get a raise, with much of the money going toward sprucing up Buckingham Palace, reports the BBC. The annual so-called Sovereign Grant is ballooning to £82 million (or $105 million) up 8 percent from last year. In addition ...
The Oxford English Dictionary Just Made Woke A Thing
It`s that magical time of year again when the Oxford English Dictionary goes through revisions and adds words that have made it into mainstream culture. Tap to play GIF · Share On facebook Share · Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin · Share On ...
Trump invites Ireland`s new leader to WH for St. Pat`s Day
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump spoke for the first time Tuesday with Ireland`s new prime minister, Leo Varadkar. Trump congratulated Varadkar on his “great victory” during a portion of the telephone conversation that the White House opened up to ...
Japan to more strictly confiscate cargo linked to North Korea`s nuke supplies
TOKYO - Japan`s Cabinet revised an ordinance revision Tuesday aimed at introducing a so-called `catch-all` regulation that enables Japan to seize all cargo items possibly linked to North Korea`s nuclear and missile development. The revision of the ...
Reporter Challenges Sarah Huckabee Sanders After She Rants About `Constant Barrage Of Fake News`
WASHINGTON ― During Tuesday`s White House press briefing, a reporter challenged deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders for “inflaming” journalists, after she launched into a tirade against “the constant barrage of fake news” ...
Young Woman`s Body Found in Oklahoma Wal-Mart Bathroom 3 Days After She Entered Store
Police in Oklahoma are investigating after a 29-year-old woman`s body was discovered in the bathroom of a Wal-Mart on Monday, three days after she went into the store. Surveillance video showed the woman walking into the store about 6 p.m., according ...
Missouri Teacher Charged With Sexual Contact With Student
A substitute teacher in Monett has been charged with having sexual contact with a high school student. June 27, 2017, at 5:09 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Missouri Teacher Charged With Sexual Contact With Student ...
Why did Trump fake a Time cover? Look for a clue in the real ones.
At least four of President Trump`s golf courses have displayed a knockoff Time magazine cover, purportedly from 2009, that hails his “Apprentice” reality TV show as a “smash,” according to The Washington Post`s David A. Fahrenthold. Of all the things ...
Chaffetz: Members of Congress should get stipends to afford homes in DC
On his way out of Congress, Rep. Jason Chaffetz gave many District residents another reason to gripe Tuesday when he called for members of Congress to receive a housing stipend of up to $30,000 a year. Chaffetz (R-Utah), who chaired the committee that ...
Judge blocks deportation of Iraqis
A Detroit federal judge has temporarily halted the deportations of scores of Iraqi nationals nationwide who advocates say could face persecution, torture and death upon returning to their native country. On Monday night, U.S. District Judge Mark ...
New Island Appears Off US Coast
A new island has emerged off North Carolina`s Cape Hatteras, with speed that has surprised observers and tourists alike. Photograph by Chad Koczera. By Craig Welch. PUBLISHED June 27, 2017. It appeared out of nowhere in April just off North Carolina`s ...
5 Things to Know in Florida for June 28
MIAMI (AP) - Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. UCF SUSPENDS FRATERNITY AMID SEX ASSAULT AND HAZING CLAIMS. Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity is barred from all campus activities following a ...
Vehicle used in scholar abduction located
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has announced the vehicle used in the abduction of Yingying Zhang has been located. FBI officials say Yingying Zhang, a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois, was last seen getting ...
3 Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case
Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges alleging they conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer. A Cook County special grand jury approved the three-count indictment Monday and ...
Roger Stone set to testify next month in House Russia probe
Longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone is set to appear July 24 before the House Intelligence Committee, which is examining contacts between Russia and the Trump presidential campaign, according to Stone`s attorney. The hearing will be closed, ...
Ethics Group Says UN Ambassador Nikki Haley`s Retweet Violated A Federal Law
A watchdog group says a top Trump appointee violated a federal law by retweeting one of President Trump`s tweets. In a letter sent Tuesday to the Office of Special Counsel, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) requested an ...
WATCH: Donald Trump Says He Holds Time Magazine`s All-Time Record of Cover Appearances
Inside at least four of President Donald Trump`s golf clubs around the world, a framed copy of a 2009 Time Magazine with him on the cover is prominently displayed to guests. The text on the cover labels Trump and his reality TV show “The Apprentice” a ...
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(Newser) – And you thought `covfefe` was hard to pronounce. The Oxford English Dictionary has added more than 1,200 new `words, phrases, and senses` to its tome, per a blog post, and among them is an entry that nabs the spot as the last word in the book.