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US news sites are ghosting European readers on GDPR deadline

A cluster of U.S. news websites has gone dark for readers in Europe as the EU’s new privacy laws went into effect on Friday. The ruleset, known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), outlines a robust set of requirements that internet companies c

Norris to make FP1 debut with McLaren at Spa

The Formula 2 frontrunner will replace Fernando Alonso at Spa. After recently driving for McLaren in the post-Hungarian Grand Prix test, it is understood that Norris' latest runs are part of an ongoing evaluation about his potential to step up to a race seat

The Universe Contemplated in Taos, with Sound and Light, at PASEO 2018 (Sponsor)

The PASEO nighttime art festival emerged in 2014 as a platform to present installation, performance and projection art on the streets of Taos Historic District. Taos, New Mexico is a town with a long-standing reputation as an art destination and is arguably

Wisconsin receiver leaves team expecting legal trouble

Wisconsin's Cephus takes a leave of absence from the Badgers.

Long-time FIFA legal director Villiger leaves

FIFA's long-time legal director who was a key link to its American lawyers during federal investigations of corruption has left soccer's world body

Vikings release veteran kicker Forbath

The Vikings are moving on without veteran kicker Kai Forbath after drafting his replacement earlier this year

Mike Tirico taking over as host of Sunday night football

Mike Tirico is adding to his many duties at NBC by taking over as studio host for «Football Night In America.»

The interesting bit in Urban Meyer's contract

The NCAA is going into a new era with coaching contracts.

Rudy G's other big fat lie on Meet The Press

«Truth isn't truth» wasn't the only alternative fact Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani spun on Meet the Press Sunday. He also tried to sell the nation on the lie that Trump campaign chiefs Don Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort didn't know Russian law

Carbon Tax Could Trigger Food Shortages by 2050

Climate change is here to stay. And if we want future generations to survive on this planet (at least until they lower ticket prices for commercial flights to Mars), we need to come […] The post Carbon Tax Could Trigger Food Shortages by 2050 appeared f

Ronda Rousey wins WWE Women’s Championship

Ronda Rousey has another gold belt to wrap around her waist.In her second opportunity to win the WWE Raw Women’s Championship, the former UFC women’s bantamweight title holder tapped Alexa Bliss with her trademark arm bar, a technique made famous during h

Bryce Harper: Nats should be ‘excited’ about spot in standings

The Washington Nationals need to start stringing together wins quickly if they want to have any shot at reaching the postseason, and Bryce Harper is confident they can do just that. In fact, he thinks his team should be pleased to be one game below .500 in mi

Josef Martinez ties MLS goal record

Josef Martínez scores when he wants.On Sunday, Atlanta’s striker found the back of the net for the 27th time this MLS season. With that, he matches the all-time single season record. But more than that, there are eight regular season matches remaining. In

Ohio State will not have to release Zach Smith findings if Urban Meyer resigns

The investigation into how much Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer knew about his former assistant’s illegal and inappropriate behavior was scheduled to conclude over the weekend, and the findings will be presented to university leaders at some point in the

Rea has created «block» in WSBK-to-MotoGP path

Rea and Kawasaki have had a stranglehold on WSBK since 2015, with Rea winning the title for the past three seasons, and currently leads the 2018 standings by 92 points. The Ulsterman was linked to a move to Suzuki in place of Andrea Iannone last season, and s

Landscapes

Starting with wet plate collodion photos from the early 1900s, artist Peter Franck creates quirky images that twist and bend reality just enough to make you look twice.

Mark Richt on Miami QB Malik Rosier’s leadership, football IQ

Miami Hurricanes coach Mark Richt talks about QB Malik Rosier's leadership and football IQ.

No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

Alabama will begin its quest for a repeat national championship ranked No. 1 ahead of Clemson, Georgia

Lions put LB Steve Longa on IR with torn knee ligament

Detroit Lions put LB Steve Longa on IR with torn knee ligament

Kelley is Redskins' top RB despite Peterson, Charles visits

The Redskins appear ready to stick with Rob Kelley as their starting running back even though they are talking with Adrian Peterson and Jamaal Charles

FSSW hits the road with Texas Football Days Bus Tour presented by Jack in the Box

FOX Sports Southwest's two-week journey across the Lone Star State will include stops at Jack in the Box locations around Texas

Light from ancient quasars helps confirm quantum entanglement

New research boosts the case for quantum entanglement. Scientists have used distant quasars, one of which emitted its light 7.8 billion years ago and the other 12.2 billion years ago, to determine the measurements to be made on pairs of entangled photons. The

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign fund eyes investment in Lucid Motors, report says - Roadshow

The fund already has a 5-percent stake in Tesla.

Safety and inspection bot startup Gecko Robotics adds $7 million to the coffers

Gecko Robotics aims to save human lives at our nation’s power plants with its wall-climbing robots. To continue doing so, the startup tells TechCrunch it has just secured $7 million from a cadre of high-profile sources including Founders Fund, Mark Cuban, 

Pepsi is buying SodaStream

Pepsi this morning announced its intentions to buy Tel Aviv-based beverage company SodaStream for $3.2 billion. The deal comes as more consumers are turning away from sugary beverages and toward more sustainable, in-home options. The acquisition, which has be

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins is coming to Disrupt SF

In May, the Supreme Court struck down a federal law that had banned gambling on sporting events in most states. That ruling is set to unlock billions of dollars in new business opportunities for online fantasy sports sites like DraftKings. That’s why we

Dark Sky’s top ranking weather app gets a big makeover

Dark Sky, one of the more popular mobile weather applications on the market, is out today with a complete refresh of its app, which has now been re-written from the ground up, the company says. The biggest change is the introduction of a new unified timeline

German minister declares nation's bridges safe and reliable

BERLIN (AP) - Germany's transport minister says the country has reliable procedures for checking bridges «that I trust and citizens can trust too.» Andreas Scheuer told the weekly Bild am Sonntag that while the recent deadly bridge collapse in th

A 'Fireball' 40 Times Brighter Than the Moon Shoots Across Alabama Skies

A meteor that appeared over Alabama on Friday blazed a fiery trail.

More Women Are Using Pot During Pregnancy. Here's One Reason Why.

Some pregnant women may be using marijuana to self-medicate symptoms of morning sickness.

Kevin Love thought he was 'going to die’ during panic attack

Kevin Love revealed a disturbing revelation about a panic attack suffered last season, telling Carson Daly in an interview for NBC’s “TODAY” that he thought he was having a heart attack and may die. The Cleveland Cavaliers star disclosed the harrowing d

Badgers' Cephus takes leave from team

Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus says he's taking a leave of absence from the team

Shannon Sharpe explains why he loved LeBron trash-talking Steph Curry

Shannon Sharpe discusses the NBA on today’s show. Shannon explains why he loved LeBron trash-talking Steph Curry during Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

FIFA lifts threat to suspend Nigeria from world soccer

FIFA has lifted a threat to suspend Nigeria from international soccer, clearing the team to resume its Africa Cup of Nations qualifying program

Preacher Embraces its Own Mess and Gets It Everywhere

Preacher was never trying to be a perfect adaptation of the comic. Where the comic rapidly shuttled Jessie, Tulip and Cassidy from one wild scenario to the next, the show tends to spend a […] The post Preacher Embraces its Own Mess and Gets It Everywhe

On same day hubby spews Twitter venom, Melania says social media can be 'destructive and harmful'

Approximately two hours after Donald Trump took to Twitter to spew a boatload of venom at Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Melania Trump was speaking at a “bullying prevention summit,” and said of social media: It can be used in many positive ways, b

Gene therapy vectors carrying the telomerase gene do not increase the risk of cancer

Researchers have shown in a new study that the gene therapy with telomerase that they have developed, and which has proven to be effective in mice against diseases caused by excessive telomere shortening and ageing, does not cause cancer or increase the risk

Proposal seeks to improve assessment of drug risks

A drug policy researcher is proposing a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe. The changes focus on addressing use and abuse separately, collecting input from a broader range of stakeholders

New in­form­a­tion on brain areas linked to tact­ile sense and meta­cog­nit­ive abil­ity

A new doctoral thesis gives information on the neural basis of the sense of touch. According to the results, magnetic stimulation of prefrontal cortex affected the subjects' performance in tactile tasks, and their ability to evaluate their performance in thes

Helping surgical patients taper off opioids safely and successfully

A unique pain program is helping complex surgical patients wean off opioids safely and effectively, while offering alternative ways to cope with their pain and improve how they function.
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