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Tottenham strikes back for 1-1 draw with Liverpool
Tottenham`s Danny Rose, front, celebrates with his teammate Vincent Janssen after scoring a goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016.
Josh Gordon shines in preseason debut for Browns
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Josh Gordon showed why the Cleveland Browns are so happy to have him back on the field. The talented receiver with a history of suspensions for drug violations caught everything thrown his way in his preseason debut Friday night, ...
Cal cruises past Hawaii in college football season opener
SYDNEY — After three seasons at Texas Tech, quarterback Davis Webb made quite an impression in his first game as a graduate transfer at California. Webb threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score in a stellar debut for California, leading ...
Colin Kaepernick explains protest of National Anthem
SANTA CLARA, Ca. -- Forty Niners quarterback Colin Kaepernick has willingly and knowingly immersed himself into controversy by refusing to stand for the playing of the National Anthem in protest of what he deems are wrongdoings against African ...
Coach: It will be easier for McGregor to finish Diaz at 155 lbs
McGregor`s head coach, John Kavanagh, states that the trilogy fight with Diaz will happen at lightweight, and it will be easier for `The Notorious` to get the finish. Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook Pin Pinterest 26 Comments. As soon as ...
What we learned: Tom Brady outshines Garoppolo
After failing to lead a scoring drive in six possessions Friday night versus the Panthers, interim quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo can take solace in the notion that Patriots coach Bill Belichick puts little stock in the idea of the third preseason game as ...
NFL preseason blitz: Jameis Winston, Bucs outshine RG3, Browns
Give Robert Griffin III credit: On a night in which his Cleveland Browns played awfully, Griffin did what he could. But RG3 was the second-best quarterback on the field Friday night. Top honors belong to Jameis Winston, who backed up offseason hype ...
Pittsburgh Steelers top New Orleans Saints: What we learned in preseason Week 3
Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Jesse James (81) runs into the end zone for a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints during the first half of the Steelers` 27-14 win, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) (Butch Dill). Print Email.
Dodgers` Clayton Kershaw calls trading AJ Ellis a `tremendous subtraction`
One day after his best friend was traded to the Phillies, Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw, left, still couldn`t bring himself to contemplate the baseball logic behind the absence of A.J. Ellis, right. ROSS D. FRANKLIN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.
Get your first look at the Vikings in their new stadium
Minnesota Vikings players stretch out before a practice at U.S. Bank Stadium on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri). Minnesota Vikings players stretch before their first practice at U.S. Bank Stadium on Friday, August 26, 2016. The ...
UFC on Fox: Demian Maia vs. Carlos Condit Toe to Toe Preview - A Complete Breakdown
Phil and David break down everything you need to know about Condit and Maia trying to earn that next title shot at UFC on Fox 21 in Canada, and everything you don`t about jazz versus rap rock. Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook Pin ...
Gary Sanchez leading Yankees resurgence with historic start
Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we`ll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. It`s not just a hot ...
Benson Henderson Gets Lightweight Title Shot Against Michael Chandler at Bellator 163
It might not have been the way he wanted to earn it, but Benson Henderson will receive a lightweight title shot against Michael Chandler at Bellator 163 on Nov. 19. The matchup was announced following the Bellator 160 main event on Friday night.
Cubs-Dodgers preview (Aug 27, 2016)
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts enjoys challenges. Roberts couldn`t agree more with the old cliche to be the best, you have to beat the best. , Stats LLC Aug 27, 2016 at 5:03a ET. 0. Shares. LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles ...
Flores, Cabrera, Colon lead Mets to 9-4 win over Phillies
NEW YORK (AP) — Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets are beginning to play much better. Now they need to start gaining some ground in the standings. Wilmer Flores launched a grand slam, Asdrubal Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and ...
Ex-UFC contender MacDonald signs with Bellator
Former UFC title contender Rory MacDonald will officially ply his trade under the banner of Bellator MMA. MacDonald, a free-agent welterweight, signed an exclusive multiyear contract with Bellator on Friday in the promotion`s most prominent signing to ...
Tigers notes: Justin Upton continues his monster tear at the plate
Detroit Tigers left fielder Justin Upton (8) hits a two-run home run in the sixth inning of their MLB game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Comerica Park in Detroit, on Friday, August 26, 2016. (Mike Mulholland | MLive.com). Print Email.
Preview: Minnesota Twins at Toronto Blue Jays
Ervin Santana and the Minnesota Twins will look to beat the Toronto Blue Jays at the Rogers Centre. Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana throws against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning on Tuesday, July 26. Jim Mone/Associated Press. The ...
Weaver gets 1st big-league win as Cardinals beat A`s
St. Louis Cardinals` Yadier Molina (4) is unable to get back to first before being tagged out by Oakland Athletics second baseman Max Muncy after he was caught between first and second during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 ...
Jeff Samardzija sizzles as Giants beat Braves 7-0
SAN FRANCISCO -- Maybe Matt Moore really did ignite something with his near no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Giants came home to AT&T Park Friday night and looked like a real contender, punishing the lowly Atlanta Braves 7-0 behind Jeff ...
Horse named for Mets` Syndergaard wins Funny Cide Stakes (Aug 27, 2016)
In this image provided by the Coglianese Photos, Syndergaard, ridden by John R. Velazquez, wins the Funny Cide Stakes horse race Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (Coglianese Photos via AP). AP Aug 27, 2016 at ...
Practice 2 results for Pure Michigan 400 at MIS
See the complete results from Saturday morning`s second practice session for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ahead of Sunday`s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Tony Stewart was fastest in the second round of practice for Sunday`s ...
Chasing the dream: Some walk-ons catch it, most quit trying
In this Aug. 23, 2016, photo, Nebraska walk-on, linebacker Brad Simpson (56) stands between Tre Bryant (18) and Luke Gifford (12) as they listen to special teams coach Bruce Read, during NCAA college football practice in Lincoln, Neb. Simpson had to ...
Chasing the dream: Some walk-ons catch it, most quit trying
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Finally, Brad Simpson can call himself a scholarship player at a big-time football school. It`s taken him four years, and he`s run up student-loan debt into the tens of thousands of dollars. With one season to play, he says his ...
Horse named for Mets` Syndergaard wins Funny Cide Stakes (Aug 27, 2016)
In this image provided by the Coglianese Photos, Syndergaard, ridden by John R. Velazquez, wins the Funny Cide Stakes horse race Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (Coglianese Photos via AP). AP Aug 27, 2016 at ...
Apple Loop: iPhone 7 Launch On September 9th `Confirmed`, Dangerous iOS Flaws, New iPhone 7 Images
Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week`s Apple Loop includes more information and dates on the launch of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, new images of the handset, the potential design flaw in the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the ...
Google Nexus Smartphones To Get Project Fi`s Wi-Fi Assistant Feature
The Project Fi-exclusive feature will be rolled out for the entire Nexus device line. Specifically, the Nexus 4, 5, 6, 5x and 6P, as well as the Nexus 7, 9 and 10 tablets will have the Wi-Fi Assistant soon. ( Google ). Advertisement. Google has always ...
iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Cases Already Available For Pre-order
Apple will reportedly launch the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in September, but case manufacturer Spigen is already selling protective cases for the devices. Whether or not they will fit the upcoming devices will be known only after they are launched ...
SpaceX`s biggest rival is developing “space trucks” to ferry cargo in an orbital economy
The big kahuna of American rocket companies is the United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin that until this year held a monopoly on the lucrative business of launching rockets for the US Air Force. But that monopoly is no more.
Breitbart Rises From Outlier to Potent Voice in Campaign
Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart`s tech editor, who was banned from Twitter in July, at the Republican convention in Cleveland that month. Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times. Breitbart News has arrived. The opinion and news site, once a curiosity ...
How To Stop WhatsApp From Sharing Your Phone Number With Facebook
For those of us who travel abroad (or who have friends and family who do), WhatsApp is a lifesaver—gone are the days of purchasing a burner flip phone in a foreign country to keep in touch with our loved ones. Back in 2014 Facebook purchased WhatsApp, ...
Proxima b: could we live on this newly found planet – or could something else?
Scientists have discovered a planet, called Proxima b, orbiting the closest star to our sun – a red dwarf known as Proxima Centauri, which lies 4.2 light years away. What`s more, there are clues that it could, potentially, have some similarities to ...
Play Solitaire, Tic-Tac-Toe, Other Games In Google Search
Google has taken search results to a new level by allowing you to play games with search results. The company has recently announced that you can now play solitaire, tic-tac-toe, and flip a coin right inside your search results. Advertisement ...
Microsoft announces new resources to reduce hate speech
Microsoft today pushed out in a blog post for users of its consumer services new resources to reduce hate speech. Users will now be able to communicate directly with the company to report hate speech, and petition for reinstating content via new online ...
Apple is imaginging a future where iPhones can track and identify their thieves
According to a patent application filed Aug. 25, the iPhone maker is exploring the possibility of designing devices that covertly capture the fingerprints, photos, videos, and audio of unauthorized users. The proposed technology would use the biometric ...
Sprint proves it doesn`t understand what `unlimited` means
Sprint and T-Mobile both recently released unlimited data plans that aren`t actually unlimited — you can use a whole bunch of data, but you are limited to streaming SD-quality video and slow speeds for gaming. As part of a new plan that Sprint is ...
Here`s Why Facebook Fired The Team Behind Trending Topics: It`s Another Case Of Human vs Machine Intelligence
Facebook has fired the editorial team responsible for Trending Topics. The service, as always, will rely on a computer algorithm to vet the topics. ( Carl Court | Getty Images ). Advertisement. Facebook has axed the editorial team responsible for ...
Employee falls to her death at Yellowstone National Park
Estefania Liset Mosquera Alcivar, 21, of Quito, Ecuador, was talking with a small group of co-workers near the rim of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River when she fell over the edge about 3:15 a.m., according to a news release from the park.
Apple CEO Tim Cook Collects $36 Million in Stock Sale
Shares sold under pre-determined plan to avoid any timing questions. Apple CEO Tim Cook sold $36 million worth of company stock this week, according to a securities filing on Friday. The sale came as Cook just passed his fifth anniversary running the ...
Twitter Looking To Release Keyword Filter To Shield Users From Online Abuse: Would It Be Effective?
Twitter is currently developing a keyword-based filter for its platform, according to a Bloomberg report. The tool will allow users to screen out tweets that contain keywords such as racial slurs and swear words. ( Twitter | Twitter ). Advertisement ...
Stormy `weather bomb` reveals Earth`s geological secrets
Researchers at the University of Tokyo have found an elusive earthquake tremor after a North Atlantic `weather bomb.` By Story Hinckley, Staff August 26, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. An Atlantic `weather bomb,` or a severe, fast-developing storm ...
Florida Jews could help Clinton carry state, poll suggests
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has “historically bad” support among Jewish voters in Florida, with large numbers rejecting his proposed temporary ban on Muslim immigration and most doubting his professed strong support for Israel, a new ...
Blizzard Expands Game Streaming to Facebook Including `Overwatch`
Fans of `Overwatch` are now confused if Ana and Sombra are actually one character or two different heroes. (Photo: Sascha Schuermann/Getty Images). Game developer Blizzard Entertainment is expanding its presence in social media sites after it recently ...
Let a Third Candidate Join the Clinton-Trump Debates
A month from now, the Commission on Presidential Debates will let us know which candidates get a golden ticket to that national forum. Will America get to hear from anyone besides Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the two most distrusted and reviled ...
Google Taps Airbnb`s Shaun Stewart To Spearhead Commercialization Of Self-Driving Cars
Former head of Airbnb`s vacation rental business Shaun Stewart is joining the ranks of Google`s self-driving car project in the latest hire of the company, where his role is to lead the commercialization of the technology. ( Justin Sullivan | Getty ...
Microsoft announces new resources to report hate speech
Software giant Microsoft has announced a new dedicated web form for reporting hate speech on its hosted consumer services and a separate online form for petitions to reconsider and reinstate content. “We will continue our notice-and-takedown approach ...
A monumental task: Getting Mainers to support a new park
FILE 0 In this Aug. 4, 2015 photo, Lucas St. Clair, the son of Burt`s Bees founder Roxanne Quimby, poses on land proposed for a national park in Penobscot County, Maine. Mount Katahdin, the state`s highest peak, can be seen ... more >. 0. Share. 0 ...
Message in the sand saves boaters
TWO boaters were rescued from an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean Friday after crews spotted the letters “SOS” written in the sand. The couple were reported missing Aug. 19, according to a U.S. Navy statement. The two had departed Weno Island in ...
`SOS` message in sand leads to rescue of stranded boaters
Two boaters were rescued from an uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean Friday after crews spotted the letters `SOS` written in the sand. The couple were reported missing Aug. 19, according to a U.S. Navy statement. The two had departed Weno Island in ...
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The U.S. Coast Guard says two stranded mariners were rescued Friday after crews saw their `SOS` in the sand on uninhabited island in Micronesia, Hawaii News Now reports (http://bit.ly/2c3bhOD.) A U.S. Navy aircraft crew spotted the pair on the beach ...
Janet Yellen Lays Out Tools for Next Recession Fight
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.—When recession hits again, the Federal Reserve could turn back to unconventional programs it used with aggression in the last crisis, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Friday in taking stock of the central bank`s ...
Pipeline protesters reject `unlawful` label
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II greets the Dakota Access Pipeline opponents Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, who are camped north of Cannon Ball, N.D. Amy Dalrymple/Forum News Service1 / 4. A camp of pipeline protestors sits ...
Japan pledges $30 billion for Africa over next three years
Japan`s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addresses the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Kenya`s capital Nairobi, August 27, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya. By George Obulutsa | NAIROBI. NAIROBI Japanese Prime ...
Ackman and Icahn Contradict Each Other on Herbalife Stock
William A. Ackman, left, and Carl C. Icahn — two Wall Street hedge fund giants. Credit Left: Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times; Right: Heidi Gutman/CNBC. Call it the Bill and Carl Show. William A. Ackman and Carl C. Icahn — two Wall Street hedge fund ...
Know About The Growth Score Of Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA)
Zacks Group pursues a mechanism of giving Growth Style Scores to listed firms in the industry. The entity has a positive score on Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA). This thorough study examines the different financial parameters and ...
California bans ITT tech from accepting new students
The for-profit college chain ITT Educational Services has been banned from accepting new students at its 15 California locations under an emergency decision issued Friday by the state Department of Consumer Affairs` Bureau for Private Postsecondary ...
Bank of Mexico Chief: Rate Increases to Depend on Currency Moves, Inflation
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.—The Bank of Mexico won`t necessarily move rates up in lockstep with the Federal Reserve the next time the U.S. central bank raises interest short-term interest rates, Bank of Mexico Governor Agustin Carstens said in an interview ...
Politics|Amtrak`s Answer for Aging Acela Fleet: 160 MPH Trains
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., left, and Anthony R. Coscia, Amtrak`s chairman, at a news conference to announce the loan for the new trains, in Wilmington, Del., on Friday. Credit Suchat Pederson/The Wilmington News-Journal, via Associated Press.
USDA to purchase surplus cheese for food banks, families in need
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced plans to purchase approximately 11 million pounds of cheese from private inventories to assist food banks and pantries across the nation, while reducing a cheese surplus that is at its highest level ...
Nevada among Trump`s big hopes for victory in a swing state
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump meets with supporters at a campaign rally in Las Vegas. Trump is doing relatively well in Nevada, due to the state of the state`s economy, its large population of ...
Weekly U.S. Oil Rig Count: Zero Rigs
After a very aggressive increase in the oil rig count during the last two weeks, the total number of oil rigs for this report remained unchanged. Regardless, the number of oil rigs has gone up by 29% in the last 13 weeks, horizontal rigs are up by 21 ...
Four airlines fined for giving inaccurate compensation information
Four of the nation`s largest airlines were fined by the Federal Aviation Administration for giving passengers inaccurate information about how much compensation they should get for being kicked off an overbooked flight or having their luggage lost or ...
Stronger Case for Fed Rate Rise Increases Volatility in Asia
Asian currencies look set for a bumpy ride over the next three months after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the case for an interest-rate rise has strengthened, amid growing speculation the hike could come as early as next month ...
Rupture in Sulfur Tank Prompts Shelter-in-Place Order Around Tesoro Refinery
A shelter-in-place order was issued for the area around the Tesoro refinery in the Carson and Wilmington area after a sulfur tank rupture left a plume towering above the facility Friday afternoon. A `rupture` occurred at the Tesoro Los Angeles Refinery ...
Dow Jones Industrial Average Dips in Corrective Fashion
The Fed continues to talk up the potential for near term rate hikes. According to the Fed Fund futures, odds of a September rate hike have increased but are still at 30%. The odds of a December 2016 rate hike is slowly increasing, now up to 55%. These ...
Far-Reaching Tribal Solidarity Displayed at Pipeline Protest
Jon Don Ilone Reed, an Army veteran and member of South Dakota`s Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, poses for a photo at an oil pipeline protest near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in southern North Dakota, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Reed said he fought ...
In Warmer Climate, A Luxury Cruise Sets Sail Through Northwest Passage
It has 13 decks, eight restaurants, a casino and a spa. Staterooms start at about $20,000 and run as high as $120,000. And it`s about to journey through the Northwest Passage. Enlarge this image. A map detailing the Northwest Passage route where the ...
Coastal Commission staff calls for shrinking a proposed Orange County beach development
In another twist in the struggle over one of the biggest coastal developments proposed in years, the staff of the California Coastal Commission has recommended that Newport Banning Ranch backers significantly shrink their project to protect wildlife ...
Lockheed Martin Unit to Manage Former Nevada Nuke Test Site
A subsidiary of defense giant Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $5 billion contract to manage a vast federal Department of Energy reservation where the nation used to conduct nuclear testing north of Las Vegas. As the Nevada Test Site, the area hosted ...
Shaftsbury wells test clean for PFOA
SHAFTSBURY, Vt. — Gov. Peter Shumlin says testing of drinking water wells near the closed Shaftsbury landfill in Vermont show minimal contamination from a potentially cancer causing chemical. Of the 24 wells tested within a quarter mile of the ...
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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — State coastal panel staff are recommending a proposal to build homes and a hotel on a large oil field in Newport Beach be downsized to make more room for the burrowing owl. A report released Friday by California Coastal ...
Venezuela secures investments worth over $5.5 billion in mining sector
Nicolas Maduro announced that Venezuela has signed an agreement with foreign partners worth over $5.5 billion on investment in mining projects. Venezuela has signed an agreement with foreign partners worth over $5.5 billion on investment in mining ...
Venezuela Secures Investments Worth Over $5.5 Billion in Mining Sector
Nicolas Maduro announced that Venezuela has signed an agreement with foreign partners worth over $5.5 billion on investment in mining projects. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Ali Yazici. © AFP 2016/ Adem Altan. Turkey, Venezuela Agree ...
New Law Makes Insurance Companies Find, Pay Beneficiaries
CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation requiring insurance companies to locate beneficiaries of unclaimed life insurance policies and pay them money they`re owed. The Republican said Friday the state also is launching a ...
`Mystery Shoppers` Help US Regulators Fight Racial Discrimination At Banks
When the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau looked into the Mississippi-based regional bank BancorpSouth, it didn`t just review thousands of loan applications. It sent in undercover operatives — some white, some black — who pretended to be ...
Amy Winehouse, Nick Jonas & More Performers Who Have Never Won an MTV Video Music Award
The MTV Video Music Awards are no different, regardless of what the stars say. Funnily enough, though, there have been some hugely talented performers—Grammy winners, even!—who have never won an MTV VMA of their own. Case in point? The late ...
Movie review: Frightening `Don`t Breathe` keeps it simple, stupid, and is better for it
With `Don`t Breathe,` director Fede Alvarez concocts a simple and delightfully insidious recipe for tension: three burglars, a blind man, a dog, an isolated house and a fistful of ingenious plot devices and visual tricks. The film is a lean, wicked ...
`Hands of Stone` review: Roberto Duran bio is more encyclopedia entry than character drama
Detail. My kingdom for some detail. `Hands of Stone` purports to be a biography of charismatic boxer Roberto Duran, but is more of a timeline chronicle than a character piece. It covers roughly a dozen years of his life, 1971-1983, when he worked with ...
Donald Trump Hires First and Deals With Background Questions Later
Donald J. Trump on Friday in Las Vegas. He has based his candidacy on his ability to surround himself with the best people. Credit Max Whittaker for The New York Times. Donald J. Trump has called for “extreme vetting” to determine who is allowed to ...
Bruce Springsteen invites Buffalo girl, 3, to sing on stage
Emily Ross, 3, of Lancaster, sings “Waitin` on a Sunny Day` with Bruce Springsteen at Met Life Stadium. (All photos courtesy of Jeff Ross). By Nick Veronica. Updated 4:04 AM August 27, 2016. SHARE · TWEET · EMAIL. Every night before Jeff Ross puts his ...
Britney Spears Flaunts It Before VMAs
Britney Spears is deploying her super hot body in an all-out media blitz ... before the eve of a huge appearance at the VMAs and right after the rollout of her new album. We got the cover of `Flaunt` magazine, which is about to come out, the day before ...
Breitbart Rises From Outlier to Potent Voice in Campaign
Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart`s tech editor, who was banned from Twitter in July, at the Republican convention in Cleveland that month. Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times. Breitbart News has arrived. The opinion and news site, once a curiosity ...
Jason Statham On Working with Mechanic: Resurrection Costar Jessica Alba: `She`s a Real Sweetheart`
Jason Statham is reprising his role as contract killer Arthur Bishop in Mechanic: Resurrection – and now he`s tasked with completing several assassinations (plus, making them look like accidents) to keep the woman he`s fallen for (Jessica Alba) safe ...
Netflix Releases a Marvel`s Luke Cage Scene
We previously saw a shorter version of this Marvel`s Luke Cage scene, but Marvel Entertainment and Netflix have now released a longer version that you can watch below. After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, ...
Meet the the pillars of the white nationalist alt-right movement
The alt-right — a collection of organizations, individuals and internet memes that advocate against immigration and for white nationalism and are widely seen as racist — stepped onto the mainstream political stage on Thursday when Hillary Clinton ...
Breitbart Rises From Outlier to Potent Voice in Campaign
Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart`s tech editor, who was banned from Twitter in July, at the Republican convention in Cleveland that month. Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times. Breitbart News has arrived. The opinion and news site, once a curiosity ...
Breitbart Rises From Outlier to Potent Voice in Campaign
Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart`s tech editor, who was banned from Twitter in July, at the Republican convention in Cleveland that month. Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times. Breitbart News has arrived. The opinion and news site, once a curiosity ...
Kanye West Says Kim Kardashian Has Inspired Him Long Before They Started Dating!
Kim Kardashian has always been Kanye West`s muse! In a recent interview with E! News, the Famous rapper — who just kicked off his 39-date Saint Pablo tour — says he was influenced by the KUWTK star long before they were together! Related: Kanye ...
Rihanna`s career highlights include huge hits, big collaborations and a gaggle of Grammys
With over 200 million records sold worldwide and eight Grammy Awards, Rihanna has become one of the biggest pop stars of the 21st century. On the eve of the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, where she`ll receive the prestigious Video Vanguard Award, we ...
`I Started Losing All Hope I Would Be Saved`: Italian Nun Explains the Story Behind Her Iconic Earthquake Photo
Sister Marjana Lleshi was asleep in her room in the Don Minozzi convent beside the Church of the Most Holy Crucifix in Amatrice, Italy, on Wednesday when she was woken up by the walls collapsing around her. It was 3:36 a.m. and the 35-year-old nun was ...
Britney Spears Flaunts It Before VMAs
Britney Spears is deploying her super hot body in an all-out media blitz ... before the eve of a huge appearance at the VMAs and right after the rollout of her new album. We got the cover of `Flaunt` magazine, which is about to come out, the day before ...
Drake surprises Rihanna with a heartwarming billboard message
He used to call her on her cellphone ... and now he hits her up on a billboard. Drake further fueled rumors of a romance with Rihanna when he surprised the songstress with a heartwarming and massive billboard, which sprung up in Los Angeles on Friday.
Weekend Box Office: `Don`t Breathe` Scaring Up $22M Bow, Topples `Suicide Squad`
Elsewhere, `Southside With You,` chronicling President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama`s first date, is beating Robert De Niro`s `Hands of Stone`; specialty title `Hell or High Water` prospers in expansion. Psychological horror-thriller Don`t Breathe ...
From youth pastor to Methodist bishop, former Chattanoogan David Graves says every move helped
We are the episcopal leaders for the annual conference. One of the primary things we do is cast vision for the conference. We ordain pastors into ministry, we are the primary interpreters of the [United Methodist Church] Book of Discipline, we make ...
`We rewrote the book`: Tornadoes, floods mark devastating year in Louisiana weather
Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--A two story house on Rush Dr. is missing its garage and most of the second story in LaPlace, La. Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 where at least two tornados passed through the area Tuesday. BR.Flooding bf 0190.jpg.
Republicans outraged over reported delay of Clinton meeting schedules
Washington (CNN) Republicans expressed outrage Friday night after a report said the State Department will not be able to produce all of Hillary Clinton`s daily schedules during her time leading the State Department until well after Election Day.
Aaliyah`s `One In a Million` Turns 20: How Her Second Album Predicted R&B`s Future
The first voice heard on One In a Million, the subtly groundbreaking 1996 sophomore album by R&B singer Aaliyah, belongs to Missy Elliott. “Aaliyah, Aaliyah, wake up,” says Missy, her words echoing amid bells, blippy synths, and heavy bass. “You just ...
Marcia Clark and NBC team up for a legal drama
Marcia Clark isn`t letting this O.J. Simpson craze pass her by. The former prosecutor of the famous 1995 O.J. Simpson murder trial is adapting her fictional book `Blood Defense` for NBC. The network has enough confidence in the project that it has ...
Pearl Jam`s Ten turns 25: 10 facts about the grunge classic
Twenty-five years ago today, Seattle rock band Pearl Jam released their debut album Ten. At the time, it was a blip on the radar, but thanks to singles “Even Flow,” “Alive,” and “Jeremy,” plus the group`s incredible staying power as a touring band, Ten ...
As Trump courts Latinos, Clinton links him to radical fringe
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump leads a Hispanic leaders and small business owners roundtable in Las Vegas, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Left is Pastor Pasqual Urrabazo, of the International Church of Las Vegas, and right is Irma Aguirre, a ...
Zika Funding Delay in Congress Puts Americans at Risk, Obama Says
President Barack Obama urged Congress to make Zika funding its first priority after members return from a seven-week summer break, saying the delay is putting Americans at risk. `[E]very day that Republican leaders in Congress wait to do their job ...
Does China Still Harvest Organs of Executed? Doctors Divided
BEIJING — A Canadian patient`s receipt of a kidney transplant after waiting just three days during a recent visit to China raised an immediate red flag among surgeons at the Montreal-based Transplantation Society: A turnaround that quick indicates the ...
Why baby doll kids are more likely to become teen parents
The practice of carrying around a fake baby everywhere you go may not discourage childbirth. Photo: Getty. John Elder. Share. Tweet Share Reddit Pin EmailComment. Over the last 20 years, thousands of Australian teenagers took part in a much-hyped ...
Coffee habits may be written into DNA
Why is it that some people crave several cups of coffee a day while others stop at only one or two? A growing body of evidence suggests that the amount of coffee we consume is determined by our genetic makeup rather than the amount of sleep we got the ...
Yes, Theyll Always Come After Hillary Clinton; All the More Reason She Mustnt Hand Them Any Clubs
The point of all this is to govern—get things passed. To do that, Clinton will need popular support. So please, no unforced errors. Michael Tomasky. 08.26.16 9:01 PM ET. So the familiar pattern asserts itself again. A Clinton scandal story hits ...
Doctor: I wrote Trump`s bill of health in 5 minutes
Washington (CNN) The doctor who has produced the only public medical record about Donald Trump during his presidential campaign reportedly said he spent only five minutes writing it. Harold Bornstein, Trump`s doctor who wrote a four-paragraph note last ...
Scientists Use Ultrasound To Jump-Start Brain Of Coma Patient
Scientists have developed a new groundbreaking technique to kick-start the brain of coma patients. Doctors at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) used ultrasound to stimulate the brain of a 25-year-old coma patient successfully. ( DJ ...
Rising US Mortality Rate For Mothers Is Highest In Texas
The maternal mortality rate in Texas doubled from 2010 to 2014. Dr. Lisa Hollier of Texas` Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force tells NPR`s Scott Simon it`s a complex problem. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email ...
Employee from Va. smoothie chain diagnosed with hepatitis A
Nicole and Dennis Blake own the Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Gainesville, Virginia. (WTOP/Mike Murillo). MANASSAS, Va. — An employee at a Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Gainesville, Virginia, has hepatitis A, and the diagnosis has raised fears about the ...
West Nile Virus Discovered in Dead Danville Bird
This year, a total of 17 dead birds infected with the virus have been found in Contra Costa County. By California Patch (Patch Staff) - August 27, 2016 10:43 am ET. West Nile Virus Discovered in Dead Danville Bird. CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA — The ...
After months of fighting, toddler abruptly taken off life support
(NEWSER) – Israel Stinson, 2, had a bad asthma attack on April 1, went into cardiac arrest, and was declared brain-dead at UC Davis Medical Center. Nearly five months of legal battling ensued, as the California toddler`s parents—who did not agree with ...
Nurses at 5 Twin Cities sites set Labor Day strike
ST. PAUL — Nurses at five Twin Cities hospitals will go on strike beginning Labor Day if an agreement is not reached with their employer Allina Health. The Minnesota Nurses Association announced Friday they have set a Sept. 5 strike date in their ...
How amphetamine use may be affecting our waterways
New research has added to the growing body of evidence that the chemicals we put in our bodies often end up in our waterways -- with noticeable consequences. A new study, published this week in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, explores ...
US judge upholds state law requiring vaccinations
A federal judge refused Friday to block California`s new vaccination law, which requires children in public and private schools to be inoculated against 10 contagious illnesses and eliminates an exemption based on their parents` personal beliefs ...
Go `Behind Bars` at MDA event
Business and community leaders from the Crawfordsville area are being “locked up” on Oct. 26 at Horner Automotive Superstore, 221 N. Green St. while they raise money for “bail” to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Funds raised will help free ...
LA Moves to Ban Spice Amid Overdose Crisis
The synthetic drug spice is believed to have caused a series of outbreaks in which first responders and dozens were sickened on Skid Row. By SoCal Patch (Patch Staff) - August 26, 2016 7:53 pm ET. LA Moves to Ban Spice Amid Overdose Crisis.
California Fee-Transparency Bill Awaits Governor`s Signature
A California bill requiring the state`s pension funds to secure detailed fee disclosures from private-equity firms is awaiting the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown, in a sign of the mounting pressures the industry faces to become more transparent. The ...
The Food We Eat Daily that Leads to Poor Heart Health for Our Children
Earlier this year, I called attention to the dangers added sugars pose to cardiovascular health and other health outcomes. In the months since, many people have told me how surprised they`ve been to learn about the sugar hidden in their healthy morning ...
First Days of Preseason Practice Pose Big Heat Risks for College Football Players
FRIDAY, Aug. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As college football players trade in their beach towels for helmets and padding, new research shows their risk of developing sports-related heat illness shoots up. In particular, during the first 14 days of ...
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The hospital`s Addiction Recovery Program will also add more nurses and technicians to better serve patients in outpatient treatment, Al.com (http://bit.ly/2bQMpXt reported. The increase of beds and staff will help better handle the influx of patients ...
First Days of Preseason Practice Pose Big Heat Risks for College Football Players
FRIDAY, Aug. 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As college football players trade in their beach towels for helmets and padding, new research shows their risk of developing sports-related heat illness shoots up. In particular, during the first 14 days of ...
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Take a look at the map at right. Think of it as Donald Trump`s political death certificate. It`s a graphic illustration of why he`s going to lose the presidential election to Hillary Clinton. Listen carefully to what both Trump and Clinton say on the ...
Woman with Down syndrome retiring from McDonald`s after 32 years
Freia David, who has Down syndrome, has worked at the Chestnut Street McDonalds since she was a young girl. >> Read more trending stories. David has worked at the fry station over the years and got the job through Charles River Center. The nonprofit ...
How Trump is changing America`s political map
Is the political map so familiar that even non-pundits offhandedly refer to red, blue and purple states changing before our eyes? Yes, at least to a limited extent — and it`s probably about time. The political map has been pretty static for almost two ...
If You`re Displeased With The Candidates And Didn`t Vote, You`re To Blame
Politics may not be of interest to you, but politics sure has an interest in you. Whether you feel it doesn`t make a difference by having your voice heard, or you just don`t care what government does to you or demands of you, the political process is ...
How Turkey`s offensive into Syria is opening up a hornet`s nest
KARKAMIS, Turkey – Turkey`s incursion into Syria is deepening tensions between two major U.S.-backed groups, potentially setting up a conflict that could undermine Washington`s efforts to eradicate the Islamic State`s presence in Syria. The current ...
The Embrace of Life: A Story of 2 Sisters in Italy`s Quake
ASCOLI PIECENO, Italy — In the chaos of Italy`s devastating earthquake, an older sister`s embrace allowed a four-year-old girl to survive. The heartbreaking story of Giulia Rinaldo, 9, and her 4-year-old sister Giorgia was recounted Saturday by the ...
Zimbabwe Protests Intensify, But Will It Bring Change?
Zimbabwe`s opposition supporters set up a burning barricade as they clash with police during a protest for electoral reforms, Aug. 26, 2016 in Harare, Zimbabwe. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend. Print.
4 soldiers wounded in attack in southeast Turkey
ISTANBUL – Turkey`s state-run news agency says four soldiers have been wounded in the country`s southeast after an attack by Kurdish militants. The Anadolu Agency says militants from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers` Party, also known as the PKK, ...
North Korea Says UN Condemnation Of Missile Launch `Provocative`
North Korea on Saturday expressed great displeasure over the United Nations Security Council`s strong condemnation of the East Asian country`s four ballistic missile launches between July and August. In a press statement approved by the 15 members, the ...
Japan pledges $30 billion for Africa over next three years
Japan`s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addresses the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Kenya`s capital Nairobi, August 27, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya. By George Obulutsa | NAIROBI. NAIROBI Japanese Prime ...
Corvallis woman who taught at American University reacts to attack
Oregon State University graduate and Corvallis resident Bonnie Armantrout taught at the American University of Afghanistan for six years before returning to Corvallis in June. An attack this week at the university killed at least 13 people and injured ...
Pakistan names 22 MPs to rake up Kashmir issue at UN
NEW DELHI: Even as India continues to ramp up pressure on Islamabad over its incitement of violence and unrest in Kashmir, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday announced that he has tasked 22 parliamentarians with raking up the.
South Sudan`s Troubled Agreement Is Not Keeping the Peace
JUBA, South Sudan — When South Sudan`s president signed a peace deal a year ago to try to end the country`s civil war, he added 16 reservations to the agreement. Salva Kiir called it `the most divisive and unprecedented peace deal` in African history ...
Air quality expected to improve on Sunday: NEA
The PSI reading for the next 24 hours is forecast to be in the Moderate range, NEA said. The 1-hour PM2.5 concentration over the next 24 hours is expected to drop from Band II (Elevated) to Band I (Normal). Posted 27 Aug 2016 19:57; Updated 27 Aug 2016 ...
REPORT: Parliament won`t get to vote on when the UK starts Brexit negotiations
Europhiles hoping to delay or derail Britain`s plan to leave the European Union just suffered a major setback. The Telegraph is reporting that Theresa May intends to invoke Article 50 — the process by which countries begin negotiations to the European ...
Indian Police Arrest Key Kashmiri Separatist Leader
SRINAGAR, India — Police in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir said Saturday that they have arrested one of the key separatist leaders spearheading protests against Indian rule in the disputed region. Police arrested Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who was ...
Philippine Rebels Agree to Indefinite Cease-Fire
Philippine communist rebels on Friday agreed to an indefinite cease-fire in peace talks with government officials. Staff Sgt. Matthew V. Thompson, 28, of Irvine, California, died · Green Beret Killed by IED Was on Patrol with Afghan Special Forces ...
Kyrgyz workers killed in Moscow blaze
Moscow (CNN) A blaze swept through a printing plant in Moscow Saturday, killing at least 17 Kyrgyz workers, Russian government officials said. The fire -- which occurred in the Otradnoye district, located in the northeastern part of the city -- was ...
Traffic chaos as truck hits, collapses bridge on UK highway
LONDON – Witnesses and British emergency services say a truck has struck an overpass and collapsed a pedestrian bridge onto one of England`s busiest highways, injuring one person. Witnesses say a truck hauling construction vehicles appeared to clip ...
Boy in horrific ISIS propaganda video could be jihadi bride Sally Jones`s son
The 47-year-old mother-of-two from Chatham, Kent, fled to Syria with her youngest son JoJo, who was born in December 2004. Jones and the child, who was ten at the time, converted to Islam. She married 20-year-old British Jihadi Junaid Hussain who was ...
Italy earthquake: A country in mourning begins burying the dead
Ascoli Piceno, Italy (CNN) Italy began the painful task of burying its dead Saturday following a massive earthquake -- as aftershocks rattled the heart of the country and the death toll climbed to 290. Some of the mourners at a state funeral for Italy ...
Micronesia: Couple rescued from desert island after SOS spotted in sand
Two people have been rescued from an uninhabited Pacific island after a US Navy helicopter spotted their SOS sign. The pilots spotted the sign drawn into sand on East Fayu Island in Micronesia and alerted the US Coast Guard. It followed a week-long ...
3 Top Former Turkish Diplomats Jailed in Failed Coup Attempt
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey`s state news agency says three former top Turkish diplomats have been jailed for their alleged involvement in the failed coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Anadolu Agency said Saturday that Ali Findik and ...
German rightists scale Brandenburg Gate to protest immigration
A German police officer searches a member of far right Identitarian movement (Identitaere Bewegung) after the activists staged a demonstration on top of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany August 27, 2016. REUTERS/Stefanie Loos. 3/3. left. right.
Egypt Court Orders Release of Lawyer Who Defied President
CAIRO — An Egyptian court has ordered the release of a rights lawyer who had been held without charge in solitary confinement for over 100 days after defying President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. The Saturday ruling in favor of Malek Adly, who was ...
AP PHOTOS: Ganges overflows its banks in India holy town
A thin line of smoke rises from burning funeral pyres on a rooftop of a temple at the flooded Manikarnika Ghat in Varanasi, India, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. As the mighty Ganges River overflowed its banks this past week following heavy monsoon rains ...
Kashmir unrest: Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq detained in Srinagar
Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday was arrested by police after he allegedly tried to defy restrictions and came to support a separatist-called march in the state. By: FE Online | Published: August 27, 2016 6:06 PM. farooq-pti-L. He was ...
AP PHOTOS: Ganges overflows its banks in India holy town
A thin line of smoke rises from burning funeral pyres on a rooftop of a temple at the flooded Manikarnika Ghat in Varanasi, India, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. As the mighty Ganges River overflowed its banks this past week following heavy monsoon rains ...
Common EU army? Fresh call puts Angela Merkel in spotlight
The recent spate of terror attacks on mainland Europe has forced many within the European Union to call for the establisment of a common army to detect and defuse external threats. While the topic remains controversial, a fresh call for such a force ...