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Cortana had a crappy CES

 Cortana gets no respect. Microsoft’s smart assistant is actually pretty solid, all things told, but it rarely gets mentioned in the same breath as Alexa, Siri or Google Assistant. Maybe it’s a problem of marketing —the company was quic

Loved ones of women killed by Border Patrol supervisor 'still grappling with question: Why?'

Campaign Action The friends and family of Guiselda Alicia Hernandez, Claudine Ann Luera, Janelle Ortiz, and Melissa Ramirez—the four women murdered by a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) employee in Texas last month—continue to grieve and ask question

Despite looming tough schedule, Packers concentrate on 'self-improvement'

The Green Bay Packers' next two games are against the undefeated Los Angeles Rams and veteran New England Patriots.

Rantanen scores twice, leads Avalanche past Flyers 4-1

Mikko Rantanen had two goals, Matt Nieto and Gabriel Landeskog also scored, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1

Leonard scores 22 points as Raptors rout Hornets 127-106

Kawhi Leonard returns from one-game absence to score 22 points, Kyle Lowry has 16 points and 14 assists as Raptors rout Hornets 127-106

Vucevic scores 24 with 12 rebounds as Magic hold off Celtics

Nikola Vucevic had 24 points and 12 rebounds while the Orlando Magic survived two 3-point attempts by Boston in the closing seconds to beat the Celtics 93-90

A new study suggests voters aren't buying anti-Muslim campaign rhetoric—and it might even backfire

Anti-Muslim rhetoric seems omnipresent in the conservative far right, but even more worrying is how consistently some of that hate rhetoric seems to be seeping into actual political campaigns. This is especially true since the arrival of open bigot Donald Tru

California is dog whistle central for fearmongering Republicans

California is doing a lot of work for Republican politicians in several states, who are using the largest state in the nation as some kind of threat to voters. As Nevada attorney general and gubernatorial nominee Adam Laxalt put it, “Are we going to keep Ne

WWE star Roman Reigns announces he has leukemia

WWE wrestler Roman Reigns says he will step away from the ring because he has leukemia

Lakers' Ingram grateful 4-game suspension wasn't harsher

Brandon Ingram is grateful he wasn't punished more harshly for his role in the fight that got the Los Angeles Lakers' season off to a weird start

Missouri Valley announces 22-game men's basketball TV schedule

Missouri Valley Conference clears telecast package on FOX Sports Midwest, NBC Sports Chicago and The Valley on ESPN.

D-backs sign Escobar to 3-year, $21 million contract

Arizona acquired the switch-hitting Escobar from Minnesota on July 27 for three minor league prospects.

Top trading calls by Anand Rathi: Buy Granules, Sun Pharma, Wipro

Nifty outlook and top trading ideas by Jay Anand Thakkar, CMT - Assistant Vice President - Equity Research, Anand Rathi Shares and Stock Brokers.

Numbers game: Ausmus vows to be modern manager for Angels

Brad Ausmus has been introduced as the Los Angeles Angels' new manager

Bills brace for prime-time game versus Pats after latest dud

Buffalo Bills follow meltdown against Colts by preparing to host Tom Brady and the Patriots in prime-time matchup

Knee injury sidelines Buccaneers LB Alexander for season

Tampa Bay's struggling defense loses linebacker Kwon Alexander to season-ending knee injury

CIF-SS Week 10 Power Rankings

A MASSIVE upset sparks one team's jump into the Power Rankings while the top-10 bounces around as well Where does your team fall?

Today's picks: From Maruti to BPCL, hot stocks to watch on Tuesday

Here are the stocks that may remain in focus today

How Chief Justice Roberts helped Kavanaugh with those ethics complaints

When it comes to judicial ethics, the appearance of bias is taken as seriously as bias. There’s a whole ethical canon in the Code of Conduct for United States Judges that makes that point. It’s entitled, daringly enough, “A Judge Should Avoid Improprie

Govt may ask RBI to ease PCA norms, move to free up Rs 650 bn for PSBs

Govt to pitch for alignment of PCA provisions with globally accepted Basel norms

Seahawks back from bye with Wright, Dickson practicing

The Seattle Seahawks returned from their bye week with two key players back on the field after missing the first six games due to injuries

Excitement over Edwards-led Sun Devils shifts to wait-and-see mentality

Since the victory over Michigan State, ASU is 1-4 with just one win in Pac-12 play.

Latest move from Trump proves Republicans don't care about your health care

When the occupier of the Oval Office says «all Republicans support people with preexisting conditions» he's lying. To be honest, at least every other public pronouncement he makes is a lie, but this one is particularly huge. And it's particularly

A World Series we deserve: Boston Red Sox vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

It’s been a weird postseason. Rampant paranoia, with allegations of spies and widespread theft (of signs). Rancorous disagreement, over cowboy interference. Trick starts. Infected belly rings. A postseason worthy of a David Fincher treatment. With a Red

Agent Van Wagenen, Melvin, Bloom Mets' GM finalists

Agent Van Wagenen, Melvin, Bloom Mets' GM finalists

Wilks says Cardinals will not trade Peterson, despite report

Coach Steve Wilks said he planned to talk with Peterson about the situation.

Braves' McCarthy can be free agent if he continues career

Following injury shortened season, Braves right-hander Brandon McCarthy can be free agent if he continues career

Van Gisbergen expecting co-driver change for 2019

With a clash between the Petit Le Mans and the Bathurst 1000 likely to rule Earl Bamber out of a return for the Supercars enduros next year, van Gisbergen has admitted he's likely to be in need of a new partner once again for the long-distance races in 2019.

Bible Museum admits some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake

WASHINGTON (AP) - When Washington's $500 million Museum of the Bible held its grand opening in November 2017, attended by Vice President Mike Pence, there were questions even then about the authenticity of its centerpiece collection of Dead Sea Scrolls. Now t

Florida man faces groping charge after flight from Houston

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A Florida man is accused of groping a female passenger while on a flight Sunday from Houston to Albuquerque and later telling authorities that the president of the United States says it's OK to grab women by their private parts. Bruc

Uber's head dealmaker resigns after reports of sexual misconduct - CNET

Cameron Poetzscher allegedly has a history of making sexually suggestive comments to female colleagues.

Water Abundance XPRIZE’s $1.5M winner shows how to source fresh water from the air

You may remember that back in May, the Water Abundance Xprize named the five finalists in its contest to demonstrate the sustainable and scalable collection of water from the air. Interestingly, none of those finalists were the winner — after one dropped ou

Winning is fun! Mike Williams, Chargers fired up after London trip

The Chargers held off the Titans on Sunday.

Vrabel, Titans working to fix issues before breaking for bye

The Tennessee Titans will not be escaping quickly now that they're back from London and mired in a three-game skid

If they win the House, Democrats plan to delve back into the Russia probe

House Democrats on the Intelligence Committee are ready to pick up where their GOP counterparts left off on the Russia probe when they summarily shut it down after declaring they found no evidence of collusion. In doing so, the GOP House left a trail of untur

U.S. regulator suspends trading in company for 'false' cryptocurrency claims

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday it temporarily suspended trading in shares of American Retail Group after the company claimed SEC approval as a custodian for cryptocurrency trading.

Industrial policy may leverage blockchain tech to digitise land records for easy loans to MSMEs

The proposed industrial policy may suggest leveraging of blockchain technology to digitise land records to enable MSMEs to access easy loans against assets or properties, an official said. Use of blockchain technology to digitise land records would enhance ea

Kremlin threatens to “restore the balance” of power if US develops weapons banned under INF treaty

“This is a question of strategic security,” Dmitry Peskov says. “Such measures can make the world more dangerous”

“Some folks believe blockchain will save the universe”: Inside Alex Winter’s “Trust Machine”

Salon talks to the filmmaker about “Trust Machine,” his latest documentary exploration of transformative technology

Fox News’ Chris Wallace rips apart Trump claim that Democratic operatives are behind migrant caravan

“The idea that the Democrats were somehow behind this caravan . . . is preposterous and there’s been no evidence”
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