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2 Renaissance masterpieces coming to New Orleans museum

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Two Renaissance masterpieces are coming to the New Orleans Museum of Art - only the third museum ever to display them together, and the second outside Italy. Paolo Veronese (POW-loh veh-roh-NAY-zuh) painted «St. Jerome in the Wilderne

Products made of threatened African wildlife sold at US expo

WASHINGTON (AP) - Photos and video taken by an animal welfare activists at a recent trophy hunting convention show an array of products crafted from the body parts of threatened big-game animals, including boots, chaps, belts and furniture labeled as elephan

UConn self-imposes penalties for violations under Ollie

UConn self-imposes penalties for violations under Ollie

Healthy Rams look to alter NFL with win over banged up Saints

The injury report clearly points in the Rams favor heading into the NFC Championship, so what does that mean for the rest of the NFL?

Leaked memo shows Trump administration carefully plotted how to hurt migrant children and families

Toss a few more on the vast pile of lies we know the Trump administration has told about its cruel family separation policy. Sen. Jeff Merkley released a draft memo, leaked by a whistleblower, showing that the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security thor

Netflix or Hulu: Which Fyre Festival documentary you should watch - CNET

Get a healthy dose of internet schadenfreude with Hulu and Netflix's competing documentaries on the doomed music festival.

Alphabet's Verily gets FDA's OK for ECG function in clinical studies - CNET

Verily, part of Google's parent company, is using the watch in studies on cardiovascular health.

«Standoff at Sparrow Creek»: Michigan militia men unravel in this claustrophobic thriller

«Politically, I can say the characters are not alt-right,» filmmaker Henry Dunham tells Salon

Column: Gleason comes along for the Saints' playoff ride

Column: Gleason comes along for the Saints' playoff ride

Curious 23andMe twin results show why you should take DNA testing with a grain of salt

If you’ve ever enthusiastically sent your spit off in the mail, you were probably anxious for whatever unexpected insights the current crop of DNA testing companies would send back. Did your ancestors hang out on the Iberian peninsula? What version of y

Bulls expect Carter to miss 8-12 weeks with thumb injury

The Chicago Bulls expect prized rookie center Wendell Carter Jr. to miss eight to 12 weeks because of a left thumb injury

Netflix to Reboot ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ Docuseries With ‘Stranger Things’ Producers

Unsolved Mysteries, the chilling crime docuseries that creeped out fans for decades, is coming back to Netflix. On Friday, Netflix announced in a press release that the docuseries is being revived by its […] The post Netflix to Reboot ‘Unsolved My

Watch: World’s Longest Dragon Boat Is Almost the Same Length as the Statue of Liberty

A team from Cambodia is now in the Guinness Book of World Records for building a dragon boat that’s nearly as long as the State of Liberty is tall. The record-setting dragon boat […] The post Watch: World’s Longest Dragon Boat Is Almost the

Sarah Huckabee Sanders relies on Giuliani statement to deny Trump told Cohen to lie

Reporters finally caught up with White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders Friday afternoon and, frankly, her response to the bombshell report that Donald Trump told Michael Cohen to lie to Congress was both predictable and telling. Asked point-blan

Rays sign OF Avisail Garcia to 1-year $3.5 million contract with chance to earn additional $2.5 million in incentives

The Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a one-year contract with free agent outfielder Avisaíl García worth $3.5 million and the chance to earn incentives.

Reds, Braves minor leaguers suspended for drug violations

Cincinnati outfielder Nate Scantlin has been suspended for 50 games and Atlanta pitcher Carlos Caminero for 25 games under baseball's minor league drug program

Garcia can earn up to $6M under 1-year deal with Rays

Avisail Garcia earn up to $6 million as part of his one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays

Getafe routs Alaves in clash of Spain's surprise packages

Jorge Molina and Jaime Mata each scored two goals as Getafe routed Alaves 4-0 to win the clash of this season's Spanish league surprise packages

Hiedeman leads No. 14 Marquette women past Seton Hall, 96-60

Natisha Hiedeman scored 28 points to lead No. 14 Marquette past Seton Hall 96-60

Facebook is building a meme hub to attract teens - CNET

The social network says the concept is still in the «early stages.»

Qualcomm didn't have all the license negotiating power, exec testifies - CNET

And the company never stopped supplying chips to companies during disputes, Qualcomm SVP Fabian Gonell said.

Who wins it? Pros predict Pacquiao vs. Broner

Fight is Saturday in Las Vegas.

Kentucky-Auburn matches veteran Harper, freshman Hagans

Kentucky's Ashton Hagans and Auburn's Jared Harper are set to face off in a matchup of talented point guards

Lille beats Amiens 2-1 to consolidate 2nd place behind PSG

Lille substitute Xeka scored late on to clinch a 2-1 win over Amiens that consolidated second place behind Paris Saint-Germain in the French league

Predators' Ryan Johansen suspended 2 games for high-sticking

Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen receives 2-game suspension from NHL for high-sticking Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele

Berglund, home in Sweden, feels at peace after walking away from Sabres

Former St. Louis Blues center Patrik Berglund tells Sweden's he has no regrets after leaving Buffalo and abruptly ending his hockey career.

Microsoft says move to Android, iOS as Windows 10 Mobile support ends - CNET

Users of Windows 10 Mobile won't be able to get security updates after Dec. 10.

Free to play games rule the entertainment world with $88 billion in revenue

They may be free, but they sure pay. Games with no upfront cost but a plethora of other ways to make money generated a mind-blowing $88 billion in 2018 according to SuperData’s year-end report — leaving traditional games (and indeed movies and TV) in

Curious 23andMe twin results show why you should take DNA testing services with a grain of salt

If you’ve ever enthusiastically sent your spit off in the mail, you were probably anxious for whatever unexpected insights the current crop of DNA testing companies would send back. Did your ancestors hang out on the Iberian peninsula? What version of y

FanDuel cofounder Tom Griffiths just closed a seed round for his decidedly noncontroversial new startup, Hone

Tom Griffiths has founded four companies, two of which “weren’t much to write home about,” he jokes. The third captured the world’s attention: FanDuel, the fantasy sports company that was routinely in the press — not always for 

Remember when Mitch McConnell covered up Putin's interference to elect Trump?

Campaign Action With Individual 1 sinking deeper and deeper into impeachment territory, it's worth remembering that he didn't get there without a lot of help from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who's currently carrying his water by refusing to vot

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das favours flexible policy objectives

The RBI Act was amended in November 2016 to make the goal as «maintaining price stability keeping in mind the objective of growth.» Before that, growth was a clear objective of the RBI

Roadshow Asks: Do you like the 2020 Toyota Supra? - Roadshow

Toyota's legendary Supra is back after a 20-year hiatus. What’s your opinion: Love? Hate? Somewhere in between?

Walmart's rumored streaming service isn't going to happen - CNET

The retail giant has «nothing to announce related to video streaming service.»

Russians plunge into icy waters to mark feast of Epiphany

MOSCOW (AP) - Across Russia, the devout and the daring are observing the Orthodox Christian feast day of Epiphany by immersing themselves in frigid water through holes cut through the ice of lakes and rivers. Epiphany celebrates the revelation of Jesus Chris

Glut in Karnataka iron ore mines as imports surge; miners approach NITI

FIMI estimates that the mining industry, including government entities NMDC and MML, will not be able to produce or sell up to the permissible capacity given the pile-up in stock

Democrats shouldn't wait for Robert Mueller, because America can't afford to leave Trump in charge

Until recently, suggestions that Donald Trump be impeached were primarily met with what seemed a reasonable suggestion: Wait for Robert Mueller to finish his report. After all, conducting an impeachment process at the same time that the special counsel is i

‘Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid’ Is A Real Ranger Fighting Game

90s nostalgia has never been stronger so we shouldn’t be shocked that Power Rangers as a #brand is arguably more powerful than it has ever been, at least since it first debuted. Not […] The post ‘Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid’ Is A Real Range

Body Painting Might Protect You From Insect Bites, Study Finds

Repellents might keep blood-sucking bugs away, but research just revealed an innovative insect bite protection strategy: body painting. A study led by Hungarian and Swedish researchers found that white, painted stripes on bodies […] The post Body Painti

Sony venture arm invests in geocoding startup what3words

Sony’s venture capital arm has invested in what3words, the startup that has divided the entire world into 57 trillion 3-by-3 meter squares and assigned a three-word address to each one. Financial details were not disclosed. The startup’s novel add

Salesforce is building new tower in Dublin and adding hundreds of jobs

Salesforce put the finishing touches on a tower in San Francisco last year. In October, it announced Salesforce Tower in Atlanta and today it was Dublin’s turn. Everyone gets a tower. Salesforce first opened an office in Dublin back in 2001, and has e
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