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YouTube blocks Navalny’s calls for Russian election boycott

Russian anti-corruption activist Aleksey Navalny has said that YouTube has blocked his video with calls for nationwide protests. The opposition figure believes the step was the result of Kremlin pressure on the website. Read Full Article at

Im wins season-opener in the Bahamas

GREAT EXUMA, Bahamas (AP) Sungjae Im closed with a 7-under 65 to win the season-opening Great Exuma Classic on the Tour.

YouTube tightens the rules around creator monetization and partnerships

 In an effort to regain advertisers’ trust, Google is announcing what it says are “tough but necessary” changes to YouTube monetization. For one thing, it’s setting a higher bar the YouTube Partner Program, which is what allows p

Republican senator nearly gets laughed out of rural town hall for defending Trump

Republican senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley have been back home in Iowa to hold small town halls in rural areas, places they probably thought would be ‘safe spaces’ from angry voters. WRONG. The rural voters who turned out were not happy with Donal

Drew Brees plans on returning to Saints next season

Drew Brees dispensed with technicalities regarding his contract and spoke as if his return to New Orleans next season was virtually assured.

910 Carats! African Diamond Is Fifth Largest Ever

The find is the fifth-largest gem-quality diamond ever discovered.

TWiT is suing Twitter, alleging breach of contract and copyright infringement

 TWiT, officially known as This Week in Tech, is suing Twitter. The audio and video media platform alleges breach of written contract, breach of oral agreement, intentional interference with prospective economic advantage and trademark infringement. As t

Civil rights veteran Rep. Lewis being honored in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, months after refusing to join President Donald Trump there. A private group called Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights Inc. announced Tuesday t

Steelers face tough questions heading into offseason

The Pittsburgh Steelers spent Monday cleaning out their lockers instead of getting ready for the AFC championship game.

Eagles embrace underdog role despite No. 1 seed

The Philadelphia Eagles (14-3) are home underdogs again against the Vikings.

Australian Open: Nadal, Kyrgios set for 2nd-round matches

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Top-seeded Rafael Nadal, second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki and local hope Nick Kyrgios were set to play their second-round matches at the Australian Open on Wednesday.

Ichiro Suzuki considering return to Japan

Ichiro Suzuki is open to a return to Japan if he is unable to land a job with an MLB team.Ichiro became a free agent after the Miami Marlins bought him out of his contract following the season. His agent had hopes of something coming through with the Seattle

Justice Department hands over files to Republicans, invites them to go after the FBI

The Jefferson Sessions Justice Department has agreed to hand over files on FBI operations to congressional Republicans. The decision, which comes in response to constant Republican claims that the FBI is prejudiced against Donald Trump, thrills Republicans. I

Royals hire former big league manager Lamont to help GM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Former big league manager Gene Lamont has been hired as a special assistant to Royals general manager Dayton Moore, reuniting him with the organization where he spent nearly a decade coaching prospects.

Vikings’ extra point kneel costs gamblers

The Vikings' extra point kneel impacted more than just the final score in Las Vegas.

Jaguars dominate Steelers from the start

The Steelers were stunned by the Jaguars after looking ahead to the AFC Championship.

Celtics legend JoJo White passes away at 71 after battle with cancer

Basketball Hall of Famer and former NBA Finals MVP JoJo White, who spent the majority of his career with the Boston Celtics, has passed away at the age of 71. A former teammate of White’s told Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald, who shared the news on Twitt

Stanford tries to keep rolling against ASU (Jan 17, 2018)

STANFORD, Calif. -- The best Pac-12 team in the nonconference season will meet the hottest team in conference play when No. 16 Arizona State visits Stanford on Wednesday.

Kyle Larson, Christopher Bell bring dirt rivalry to pavement

Yes, Bell was thrilled with the win. But both he and Kyle Larson were hoping for a rematch after the two dueled it out in the Turkey Night Grand Prix at Ventura (Calif.) Raceway on Nov. 22. Larson started from the pole on Turnkey Night and the pair exchanged

The Awl is shutting down

 The Awl, the hard-to-classify site that published compelling personal essays, media commentary and much more, announced today that it will be shutting down at the end of January, along with its sister site The Hairpin. The site was founded in 2009 by

In a cloture vote, the Senate ends debate on warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens

 On Tuesday, the Senate undertook a cloture vote to end the debate on a bill that would renew a controversial legal loophole that provides U.S. intelligence agencies with a means for the warrantless surveillance of American citizens. With 60 for and 38 a

Curve, the fintech that connects all your cards to a single card and app, gets full consumer launch

 Curve, the London fintech startup that offers a platform that lets you consolidate all your bank cards into a single Curve card and app to make it easier to manage your spending, is finally launching to U.K. consumers. Up until now, the service remaine

Dolores O’Riordan, an incredible voice silenced too soon

Remembering the Cranberries frontwoman, who passed away Monday at 46

Can you be lonely with half a million friends?

We talk to social media power users about intimacy and vulnerability in the digital age

Washington State suspends Langston for violating team rules

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State has suspended guard KJ Langston indefinitely for a violation of team rules.

DJI teases its latest device ahead of next week’s reveal

 Seems DJI was keeping its powder dry last week at CES. The drone giant announced a pair of camera gimbals at the show, but the big news is still a couple of weeks away. The company has sent out invites for its next big announcement, set for January 23 i

DJI teases its latest device ahead of next week’s reveal

 Seems DJI was keeping its powder dry last week at CES. The drone giant announced a pair of camera gimbals at the show, but the big news is still a couple of weeks away. The company has sent out invites for its next big announcement, set for January 23 i

Civil rights veteran Lewis being honored in Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, months after refusing to join President Donald Trump there. Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights Inc. announced Tuesday it will give awards to L

Eric Trump is turning a sweetheart deal from daddy into an eight-figure penthouse

Campaign Action What looked like a sweetheart deal from Donald Trump to his son Eric when it happened in 2016 is starting to look like a full-on giveaway. Trump the father sold Eric a pair of apartments for the under-market price of $350,000 apiece, less

Seahawks hire Schottenheimer, Norton as coordinators

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks have hired Brian Schottenheimer as their offensive coordinator and are bringing back Ken Norton Jr. to oversee the defense.

Andretti: 2018 IndyCar is what a “pure” open-wheel car should be

The new Dallara-developed kit replaces the downforce-laden manufacturer-developed aerokits of the past three seasons. The design not only reduces overall downforce by up to 25 percent, the majority of the downforce now comes from the underside of the car, the

2018 could bring the IPOs that tech has been promised for years

 After years of drought and parched conditions, the U.S. tech IPO market could see a number of well-known players push forward with their debuts in 2018. That sentiment is grounded in the number of companies currently rumored to have filed or started pre

While Rangers want to add rotation depth, Yu still unlikely

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Rangers general manager Jon Daniels anticipates adding depth to his rotation. It is still unlikely that pitcher will be a front-line starter.

Trump regime on the verge of okaying two new warheads that could make nuclear war more likely

As has been reported since last summer, the Trump regime seeks to build two new nuclear weapons, one of which—a low-yield warhead for submarine-launched ballistic missiles—could make nuclear war more likely, say critics. The other warhead would be develo

Diversis Capital acquires Marketron, maker of monetization software for radio and TV

 Marketron, a company whose software helps radio and TV broadcasters manage their advertising, has a new owner and a new CEO. The company announced this morning that it has been acquired by private equity firm Diversis Capital. (The previous owner, Black

The nanny of former Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski has filed an excruciatingly detailed lawsuit

 Anthony Levandowski might have thought things couldn’t get much worse. But a new lawsuit filed Levandowski’s former nanny suggests that the exact opposite is true. In fact, much of the nanny’s lawsuit — filed by a personal injur

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Doug Pederson emerges from Class of 2016 NFL coaches

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Doug Pederson was too close to Andy Reid to get fan approval when the Philadelphia Eagles hired him to replace Chip Kelly.

UEFA warns of growing wealth gap in top clubs finance study

GENEVA (AP) Elite European soccer clubs will get even richer than rivals by cashing in on their global brands, UEFA has warned as it studies ways to help make the Champions League more competitive.

Falcao nets late equalizer for Monaco in 2-2 draw with Nice

PARIS (AP) Radamel Falcao rescued Monaco with an injury-time equalizer in a 2-2 home draw with local rival Nice on Tuesday, after Mario Balotelli showed his finishing ability with both goals for the visitors.

Jason Whitlock tells you why he’s concerned the Vikings will have a let down this weekend against the Eagles

Mark Schlereth and Tony Gonzalez join Colin Cowherd and Jason Whitlock to talk Minnesota Vikings after their win over the New Orleans Saints last weekend.
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