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Samsung’s Revamped Emojis Actually Recognizable

Samsung is finally falling in line with other manufacturers’ emoji designs. Rolling out now as part of Samsung Experience 9.0, the new characters bring some “notoriously divergent designs” more in line with other […] The post Samsung&#

Duke's Bolden has surgery on broken nasal bone

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke center Marques Bolden is not expected to miss any time after he had surgery on a broken nasal bone.

Paul Ryan and White House team up to help Russia meddle in the 2018 election

Campaign Action If House Speaker Paul Ryan wasn't complicit in suppressing information about Russia's interference in the 2016 election, he sure as hell is complicit in allowing it to happen again in 2018. The head of a federal agency who has helped U.S. st

The more Trump divides America, the more Republicans pin their election hopes on him

Arizona Rep. Martha McSally, Nevada Sen. Dean Heller, Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, Utah hopeful Mitt Romney—just a glimpse of the succession of Republicans so desperate to protect their electorate interests, that they’re selling their souls to arguably th

Twitter cracks down on bot behavior

The social media platform changed its policy following ongoing scrutiny over its role in disinformation campaigns

Big Pharma investors cash in on Trump’s tax plan

Big Pharma companies poured funds into share buyback programs, while neglecting employees and research

Missouri’s GOP governor indicted in revenge porn blackmail scheme

A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Republican Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges

$38 million awarded to police shooting victim Korryn Gaines’ family is — and isn’t — justice

All the money in the world won't stop a police culture of disregard for human life

Carey Price out indefinitely with concussion

The tough year for the Montreal Canadiens continues, as Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports that Carey Price has a concussion and will be out indefinitely. The tough year for the Montreal Canadiens continues, as Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports that Care

Tebow: NFL teams still offer him chance to play other positions

Tim Tebow hasn’t played in a regular-season NFL game since 2012, but in a recent interview, the former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback noted that teams are still trying to bring him back to the gridiron.CNBC’s Suzy Welch asked Tebow if there was a poin

Report: Rams might let Sammy Watkins test free agency

A report broke surely after their 2017 season concluded that the Los Angeles Rams were likely going to place the dreaded franchise tag on wide receiver Sammy Watkins. Given that he recorded just 39 receptions for less than 600 yards last season, it didn’t s

Michael Vick on Lamar Jackson: He's a 'spitting image' of me

Imagine what the narrative would have been surrounding former No. 1 pick Michael Vick had he entered the NFL in the social media age. We’re talking hot take after hot take. As the first player off the board to the Atlanta Falcons back in 2001, Vick transcen

Allen Robinson, Jaguars have not talked contract since training camp

It is still early in the offseason, but it is worth pointing out there is currently a lack of communication between the Jacksonville Jaguars and impending free agent, wide receiver Allen Robinson.According to Jaguars beat writer, Mike Kaye, the two parties ha

US Tennis Association deemed mostly liable for player’s fall

NEW YORK (AP) The United States Tennis Association has been found mostly liable for when Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard slipped on a wet locker room floor and hit her head at the 2015 U.S. Open in New York.

6N: Wales welcome back 3 Lions, Irish lose 3 of theirs

DUBLIN (AP) Wales has back three of its Lions.

6N: Scots still learning to handle hype England is used to

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) At the Six Nations launch in January in London, Eddie Jones had Scotland pegged.

No. 14 Arizona's Trier suspended for trace amount of PED

The NCAA has declared No. 14 Arizona's Allonzo Trier ineligible for the reappearance of the banned substance that led to a 19-game suspension last season.

Monfils beats top-seeded Cilic at Rio Open

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Frenchman Gael Monfils beat top-seeded Marin Cilic 6-3, 7-6 (8) on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Rio Open.

Four arrests over Taiwan's 'first' bitcoin robbery

Taiwan police have arrested four men over a bitcoin robbery worth 5 million Taiwanese dollar (USD 170,000) in what they said was the first case of its kind on the island. Bitcoin is a virtual currency created from computer code that allows anonymous transacti

Medical marijuana advocate faces drug charge in Oklahoma

MCALESTER, Okla. (AP) - A medical marijuana advocate from Colorado is facing a felony drug charge after an Oklahoma traffic stop. The McAlester News-Capital reports Regina Nelson of Boulder faces one count of marijuana possession with intent to distribute. N

Marijuana amnesty boxes set up at airport in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - People catching a flight at the airport in Las Vegas can now get rid of any leftover weed before taking to the skies thanks to metal receptacles installed outside the facility. Ten green metal containers were set up last week at McCarran Inte

Yellowstone bison again escape holding pen, but most return

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - For the second time this winter someone has broken into a holding pen for Yellowstone National Park bison, allowing the escape of 73 animals that had been captured to prevent the spread of a wildlife disease. Park officials said the Ste

Robert Mueller issues MORE new charges against Manafort and Gates

Once again, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has demonstrated that just because someone already has a stack of indictments long enough to see them incarcerated until the Earth spirals into the Sun, that doesn’t mean there’s not room for more. To make thing

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens indicted for felony invasion of privacy, is now in sheriff's custody

A St. Louis Grand Jury has indicted Missouri Governor Eric Greitens for Felony Invasion of Privacy. The charge stems from his extramarital affair with a Missouri woman who later told her ex-husband that Greitens tied her up and photographed her, without her p

FYI: Not even the GOP's take on the Second Amendment covers assault rifles, a.k.a. 'weapons of war'

It’s a good moment to remember that assault weapons can, and should, be legally banned. We’ve already got a sterling legal template for that argument.  Just a year ago, the Fourth Circuit—which hears federal appeals from Maryland, North Carolina, Sout

Kylie Jenner says Snapchat is dead, company suffers $1.3 billion loss in market value

The «Queen of Snapchat» tweeted about the app, which recently launched a controversial update

Spanish police say an officer has died after clashes between police and soccer fans before a Europa League match

BILBAO, Spain (AP) Spanish police say an officer has died after clashes between police and soccer fans before a Europa League match.

Police officer dies after fan violence before game in Spain

BILBAO, Spain (AP) Spanish police say an officer has died after clashes between police and soccer fans before a Europa League match on Thursday.

Wolves reassign rookie Patton to G League

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Justin Patton is headed back to the G League

School removes posters showing body silhouettes, crime tape

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) A display of posters with silhouettes of bodies surrounded by crime scene tape depicting an Ohio high school's sports victories over its rivals has been removed from the school.

Alabama promotes Locksley, Tupoi, hires 2 more assistants

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama coach Nick Saban has promoted Mike Locksley to offensive coordinator and Josh Tupoi to defensive coordinator and hired two new assistants.

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel got a $637 million bonus last year

 Snap’s stock investors haven’t made much money since the company went public last year, but CEO Evan Spiegel still got a hefty payday. According to an SEC filing, he was granted an RSU of 37,447,817, which vested at the time of the IPO. In o

Sweet, bitter, fat: Genetics play a role in kids' snacking patterns

The types of snacks a child chooses could be linked to genetics, a new study found. The study investigated whether genetic variants in taste receptors related to sweet, fat and bitter tastes influence the snacks preschoolers choose and found nearly 80 per cen

The World's Luckiest Photographer May Have Proved Astrophysicists Right

Catching a star begin to go supernova is a 'one in 10 million' chance. This man just won the cosmic lottery.

This Parasite Is a Surprising Cause of Seizures in the US

A brain-infecting parasite causes a surprising number of hospitalizations in the United States.

This Megaphone Transforms Your Voice Into An Anime Character’s

Have you ever tried to sound like your favorite anime character? It’s pretty difficult to do if your voice doesn’t match the timber or pitch of your waifu, but there’s a new product […] The post This Megaphone Transforms Your Voice Int

LG K8 and K10 pack nifty camera tricks into a midrange lineup - CNET

Days before MWC, LG unveils two new midtier Android Nougat phones.

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross arrives in the US with $23,295 price tag - Roadshow

It'll go on sale in March, but I suppose you can wait by the port if you want to get near one sooner.

LG K8 and K10 packs nifty camera tricks into a mid-range lineup - CNET

Days before MWC 2018, LG announced two mid-tier Android Nougat phones.

3 jockeys, 3 trainers and 4 thoroughbreds finalists for HOF

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Jockeys Robby Albarado, Corey Nakataki and Craig Perret are among 10 finalists on the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame ballot.
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