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UConn Huskies pay tribute to the late Gigi Bryant during an emotional matchup against the US Women’s National Team »

NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna “Gigi” Bryant, died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, Sunday. Gigi, dubbed “Mambacita,” shared her father’s love for the game…

Jan 27 2020 / Comments Off on UConn Huskies pay tribute to the late Gigi Bryant during an emotional matchup against the US Women’s National Team / Read More »

‘A true black swan’ — stocks and oil slump as Wuhan coronavirus hammers markets »

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The deadly virus has infected more than 2,700 people, killed 80, and spread to at least a dozen countries. Feedburner…

Jan 27 2020 / Comments Off on ‘A true black swan’ — stocks and oil slump as Wuhan coronavirus hammers markets / Read More »
SPORTS

LeBron: Kobe’s legacy becomes my responsibility »

9:54 PM ET LeBron James, in his first public reaction to the death of Kobe Bryant, said he will take…

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Remembering Kobe: Relentless, curious and infinitely complicated »

8:56 PM ET We were visiting relatives on a brisk Thanksgiving afternoon on Cape Cod in 2007, and I was…

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Sources: Kobe, daughter die in helicopter crash »

2:58 PM ET ESPN News Services NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter were among several people killed Sunday in…

Jan 26 2020 / Comments Off on Sources: Kobe, daughter die in helicopter crash / Read More »

Cyborg pummels Budd for historic 4th MMA title »

1:09 AM ET INGLEWOOD, Calif. — The shots came fast and with ferocity from Cris Cyborg. A knee. A left…

Jan 26 2020 / Comments Off on Cyborg pummels Budd for historic 4th MMA title / Read More »
TECHNOLOGY

5 things you didn’t know about the iPad on its 10th anniversary »

It’s been a whole 10 years since this day. Image: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images By Alex Perry2020-01-27 23:59:37 UTC On January 27, 2010, the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs, presented a device to the world that looked a lot like a giant iPhone that…

Jan 27 2020 / Comments Off on 5 things you didn’t know about the iPad on its 10th anniversary / Read More »

The easiest ways to watch the Super Bowl without cable »

Patrick Mahomes makes Super Bowl LIV worth the price of admission alone. Image: Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images By Alex Perry2020-01-27 13:00:00 UTC In just two weeks, America will take part in an annual tradition like no other. Two great football teams will compete for glory,…

Jan 27 2020 / Comments Off on The easiest ways to watch the Super Bowl without cable / Read More »

Protesters take their ‘.org’ sale criticism offline »

Internet activists hit the streets to protest the .org registry takeover by private equity outside of ICANN’s LA offices. Image: Andrew Cowie/AFP/GettyImages By Matt Binder2020-01-26 22:21:46 UTC A group of protesters took their disapproval of the sale of the .org domain registry to the streets.…

Jan 26 2020 / Comments Off on Protesters take their ‘.org’ sale criticism offline / Read More »

We can’t stop watching these weird ’80s Apple commercials »

Apple ads were a lot better a few decades ago. Image: Dean Purcell / Getty Images By Alex Perry2020-01-26 11:00:00 UTC Television commercials have always been weird. Sometimes they masquerade as entertainment, as in the case of Amazon’s celeb-filled, Alexa-themed 2019 Super Bowl ad or,…

Jan 26 2020 / Comments Off on We can’t stop watching these weird ’80s Apple commercials / Read More »
SCIENCE

Genetically modified mice reveal the secret to a painless life »

People born with a rare genetic mutation are unable to feel pain, but previous attempts to recreate this effect with drugs have had surprisingly little…

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Strolling salamanders provide clues on how animals evolved to move from water to land »

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Around 390 million years ago, the first vertebrate animals moved fromwater onto land, necessitating changes in their musculoskeletal systems to…

Nov 30 2015 / Comments Off on Strolling salamanders provide clues on how animals evolved to move from water to land / Read More »
Asia

ADB sees slower growth for Asia, China in 2015, 2016 – Reuters

MANILA Growth in developing Asia will likely be slower than previously thought as a slowdown in China’s economy hurts demand, the Asian Development Bank said, and urged policymakers in the region to strengthen financial-system buffers against…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
Mid-East

Moscow Relishes Revamped Role in Mideast as Israel Seeks … – Foreign Policy (blog)

The last time Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went to Moscow was in 2013 for a two-pronged mission: to lobby against a nuclear deal with Iran and convince Russian President Vladimir Putin to cancel the planned…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
America

America’s bold voice cannot be the only one – Financial Times

America’s bold voice cannot be the only one – Financial Times…

Nov 13 2015 / Read More »
WORLD

Prince Andrew has not cooperated with Jeffrey Epstein probe, US Attorney says

In November, Britain’s Prince Andrew said he was “willing to help any appropriate law enforcement agency with their investigations, if required” after he appeared on the BBC and was questioned about his relationship to Epstein and…

Jan 27 2020 / Read More »
Europe

Balkans backup: Refugees stranded in southeastern Europe as EU doors close – Fox News

SKOPJE –  As doors slam shut in Western Europe and razor-wire fences go up in the east, the massive wave of Middle Eastern refugees is backing up in the Balkans, where overwhelmed nations lack the will…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
FOOTBALL

Football Practice Report: Sept. 21 – GoDucks.com

By Rob Moseley Editor, GoDucks.com Venue: Moshofsky CenterFormat: Shells During a 7-on-7 period in Monday’s Oregon football practice, cornerback Arrion Springs broke up at least three passes, and Juwaan Williams twice hit a receiver…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »
TRAVEL

Frank Sinatra’s golden toilets fetch thousands at auction

(CNN) — The opportunity to sit on the same toilet as Frank Sinatra doesn’t come around often. That’s why eager fans paid thousands to snag his gold-seated commodes at auction. Furnishings from his executive suite at…

Jan 27 2020 / Read More »
UK

UK-China stocks link plan unveiled – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Chancellor George Osborne has said the UK and China are exploring how to link their stock markets. He announced a “landmark feasibility study” into the idea, which would enable Chinese and British…

Sep 22 2015 / Read More »

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