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Giant schnauzer aims for giant prize at Westminster dog show

NEW YORK (AP) Ty the giant schnauzer has taken his first steps toward what could be a giant prize at the Westminster Kennel Club.

How Ford plans to ride the Mustang back to NASCAR's peak

You have to go to some length to impress someone who has worked for Formula 1's leading teams, but the Ford NASCAR programme and its development of the 2018 Mustang Cup car has managed it.«I'd say this is the first time I've ever worked for a large comp

Button given SMP safety assurances after Isaakyan flip

Button's first run in the BR Engineering BR1-AER at the former French Grand Prix venue followed the FIA World Endurance Championship season opener at Spa, where Matevos Isaakyan suffered a major airborne crash.Video footage of the incident showed Isaakyan'

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Drone distraction threat “may halt races” at Isle of Man TT

Drone operators will face large fines if they flout the 'no-fly zone', which will be imposed across the island’s famous mountain course throughout the TT races between May 26 and June 8.Drone operation will be banned within 1000 metres of the route, whenev

Rays going with openers for weekend series vs. Orioles

The Tampa Bay Rays will have relievers opening up each game of this weekend's three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles.

Reality Check: Cris Carter's message to an 'unconcerned' Steve Kerr

Reflecting on Steve Kerr's bizarre comments about how he is not concerned about his Golden State Warriors despite being now down 3-2 in the series to the Houston Rockets, Cris Carter explains to Nick Wright and Jenna Wolfe why this is the polar opposite of ho

Women back on the grid at Monaco GP, but in a different role

MONACO (AP) Women will make a return of sorts to the Formula One grid at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, although not in the previous ''grid girls'' role now discarded.

Germany’s ‘golden generation’ primed for World Cup defense

BERLIN (AP) Germany coach Joachim Loew is brimming with confidence just over three weeks before what he calls the country's ''golden generation'' begins its World Cup defense against Mexico.

Bucks player says he tried to stay calm during arrest

MILWAUKEE (AP) NBA player Sterling Brown says he tried to remain calm when Milwaukee police used a stun gun to take him down during his arrest for a parking violation.

Pocket-Run Pool and Other Great Zach Gage Mobile Games

I have a lot of thoughts on mobile games. It’s my job, and my pleasure, to have a lot of thoughts on all video games, period. But I especially have a lot of […] The post Pocket-Run Pool and Other Great Zach Gage Mobile Games appeared first on Geek.com

Astros pitching sets impressive record, is on historic pace

The Houston Astros have the best pitching staff in baseball, and they have been virtually unhittable in the majority of their games this season. To get an idea of just how dominant they have been, look no further than the record they set on Wednesday.Justin V

Dwane Casey reportedly is ‘primary target’ of Pistons coaching search

Dwane Casey was fired as the head coach of the Toronto Raptors following a 59-win season, which was the best mark in franchise history. From the sound of it, he will not be on the unemployment line for long.ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Piston

NBA announces 2017-18 All-NBA Teams

The NBA has formally announced the All-NBA First, Second, and Third Teams for the 2017-18 season, with James Harden and LeBron James leading the way as the two unanimous selections for the First Team.The voting results will have major financial implication

Paul says he will be 'alright' for Game 6 despite hamstring injury

Chris Paul is dealing with yet another hamstring injury, but the Houston Rockets star does not expect it to cost him any time in the Western Conference Finals.Paul left his team’s Game 5 win over the Golden State Warriors in the final minute on Thursday aft

SpaceX's Elon Musk Proposes Media Company That Rates Journalists. Is He Serious?

What's behind his posts? Is it just another Musk prank, or is he actually serious about the idea?

Eric Schmidt says Elon Musk is ‘exactly wrong’ about AI

When former Google CEO Eric Schmidt was asked about Elon Musk’s warnings about AI, he had a succinct answer: “I think Elon is exactly wrong.” “He doesn’t understand the benefits that this technology will provide to making every h

Rover’s epic raise, Uber’s Q1 results, and a trio of IPOs

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was fun for a few reasons. First, it was our own Connie Loizos’s first time leading, and it was our very firs

Republican John Coryn explains: Lying is fine, telling the truth is 'leaking classified information'

Republicans emerging from yesterdays all-GOP viewing of the Even Stupider Pizzagate, which Donald Trump alone refers to as “Spygate,” documents were notably quiet. Paul Ryan skipped out on a repeat viewing, turning the bipartisan review that came later i

Feckless Paul Ryan hails GOP's 'good thorough oversight' of DOJ and FBI as a cure-all

This one's for the history books—when the reckoning finally comes for the GOP's bankrupt Trump-era leadership, and the historians tear Paul Ryan limb-from-limb for his total dereliction of duty to our country.  Here's Ryan’s exchange on Thursday wit

The 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor's suspension adapts on the fly - Roadshow

The high-performance truck can tailor its damping force to your every move, whether on-road or off.

Why it’s meaningless to accept a privacy policy - CNET

You're drowning in these thanks to the GDPR. But they leave out something important.

Step inside a $51M townhouse filled with Philips Hue smart lights - CNET

Every year, the Kips Bay Decorator Show House offers tours of the swankest pad imaginable to raise money for charity. This year, a certain smart bulb brand took care of the lighting.

Danny Boyle will direct the 25th James Bond film - CNET

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This car stereo has Android Auto and CarPlay for $137 - CNET

Wait, what? Aren't these things usually $400 and up? Plus: The evil-R2-D2 droid you've been looking for.

Nick Wright and Cris Carter react to LeBron James being named to a league-record 12th All-NBA First Team

Nick Wright and Cris Carter react to LeBron James being named to a league-record 12th All-NBA First Team.

Russian government 'like a tiger ready to leap forward’ – Audit Chamber chief

Russia's newly-appointed Cabinet is capable of producing “advanced, groundbreaking reforms” with the government looking like “a tiger ready to make a leap forward,” head of the Russian Audit Chamber, Alexei Kudrin, said Friday. Read Full Article at RT

Monaco's craziest ever Formula 1 tech ideas

Maximum mechanical grip and high downforce are the order of the day, and the unique demands of the Monte Carlo street circuit have prompted some fairly outlandish solutions over the years.Here, we trawl through Giorgio Piola’s archive to dig out some of th

Nastase arrested twice in a day, accused of drunken driving

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) Former tennis player Ilie Nastase was arrested twice in the space of six hours in his native Romania on Friday, first on suspicion of driving a car while drunk and refusing to take a breathalyzer test, and then for going through a re

Nick Wright reveals how the Rockets defeated the Warriors in Game 5 to take a 3-2 series lead

In his conversation with Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe surrounding the 2018 NBA Western Conference Finals, Nick Wright outlines how James Harden, Chris Paul and the Houston Rockets were able to take down Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors i

Pakistan 136-3 after England 184 all out in 1st test

LONDON (AP) Opening batsman Azhar Ali made a half-century before falling to James Anderson as Pakistan reached 136-3 at lunch on the second day of the first test at Lord's.

Nick Wright unveils what LeBron James and The King’s Cavs must do to defeat Boston in Game 6

Looking ahead to tonight's Game 6 of the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals between Cleveland and Boston, Nick Wright unveils to Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe what LeBron James and The King's Cavs must do to defeat the Boston Celtics and keep their title quest aliv

We don’t need trade wars or trade ceasefires, we need trade peace – Putin

The global economy is facing a threat of a spiraling protectionist measures that can lead to a devastating crisis, Vladimir Putin warned. Nations must find a way to prevent this and establish rules on how the economy should work. Read Full Article at RT.com

Putin trolls Macron over 'huge' French investments in Russia

A single Finnish company invested the equivalent of almost half of all French investment in Russia, President Vladimir Putin told his counterpart Emmanuel Macron at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). Read Full Article at RT.com

NHL Aims to Debut ‘Smart Puck’ Tech in 2019

I enjoy a good hockey game: the screaming crowds, the player fights, the overpriced food and merchandise. But I’ll admit to sometimes losing sight of the action. After all, a palm-sized rubber disc […] The post NHL Aims to Debut ‘Smart Puck&

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: The risk of war increases

Susan B Glasser/New Yorker: President Trump Is a Better Dealbreaker Than Dealmaker His blown-up North Korea summit proves it. Even before the collapse of the North Korea negotiations, it was clear that this week was not going to do much for Trump’s vaun

Morning Digest: At bizarre, rambling speech, Republican Rep. Tom Garrett announces he won't retire

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar. Leading Off ●

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The summit that wasn’t: We might be better off now that Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un aren’t meeting

Trump wasn’t remotely prepared and the two sides never shared the same goal. A sweeping deal was unrealistic

Hillbilly horror: Reckoning with a genre 15 years after “Wrong Turn”

American horror has historically been unkind to Appalachia
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