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Phillies move on from Machado chatter, take on Padres (Jul 19, 2018)

Fans won't get to see Manny Machado on Friday night at Citizens Bank Park. But they will get to see the Philadelphia Phillies kick off the second half of their season atop the National League East.

Mitch McConnell signals Obamacare will be on chopping block again if GOP retains control of Congress

“If we had the votes to completely start over, we’d do it . . .” the Senate majority leader says in a new interview

Stephen Colbert explains what went on in Ted Cruz’s head when he froze at the Texas Senate debate

Colbert compared Cruz’s brain to a 1990s version of an iMac’s operating system. Watch the debate, he’s not far off

Republicans are fearmongering about a migrant caravan to boost midterm turnout

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz speculated that Soros might be behind a Honduras caravan planning to “storm the US border”

Border Patrol arrested 16,658 families last month along US border—highest one-month total on record

That surge represents an 80 percent increase over July, according to statistics obtained by the Washington Post

ILFS Transportation: Vineet Nayyar, CS Rajan not yet appointed on board

Exchanges had sought clarifications from the company about a press statement issued on October 12 relating to new board appoints nominees on key subsidiaries companies.

Railways to produce metro rail coaches under Make In India initiative

They will be 40 percent cheaper than those procured from China and other countries and will be equipped with wi-fi, CCTV cameras, mobile charging outlets among other facilities, the official said.

NDTV says sued for Rs 10,000 cr by Anil Ambani’s Reliance over Rafale coverage

Calling this move a «brazen attempt at harassment and intimidation», Suparna Singh, CEO of the NDTV group said the news channel will fight back.

Flipkart corners more than 50% share in festive sale, says research firm

As per RedSeer#39;s latest report, Flipkart had a 51 percent share, while Amazon.in had 32 per share of the festive sale from October 9-14.

No. 6 Michigan resumes rivalry with No. 24 Michigan State

Sixth-ranked Michigan is on a roll, but the skeptics will be out in force again if the Wolverines don't beat No. 24 Michigan State

Video Game Designers Show the Carefully Orchestrated Movements That Bring Their Stop Motion Characters to Life

Vokabulantis is an episodic video game by author Morten Søndergaard, animator Johan Oettinger, and puppet animation studio Wired Fly. The team used stop motion to animate the two main characters—Kurt and Karla—which the player leads through a series of

Report: Jimmy Butler trade talks 'mostly dormant' for now

With the 2018-19 season officially underway, the Jimmy Butler trade talks that were so active in the weeks leading up to opening night are “mostly dormant” for the time being, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic. The Heat were the most aggressive suito

Why so many tech companies are creating shows

Editor’s note: Jay Acunzo is the author of the new book Break the Wheel, which explores how the world’s best creators break from conventional thinking to think for themselves. He’s a former digital media strategist at Google, head of content at Hub

Chargers determined to stay hot during current win streak

The Los Angeles Chargers are on a roll with a three-game winning streak.

France great Henry set for coaching debut with Monaco

Thierry Henry's managerial career could hardly be starting under more challenging circumstances with struggling Monaco leaking goals and low on confidence

New Square Terminal gussies up the drab credit-card reader - CNET

The battery-powered device could bring pay-at-your-table service to more US restaurants.

iPhone XR hands-on: Colorful phones make a great first impression - CNET

We take an early look at what sets the iPhone XR apart from the XS.

Apple sets next event for Oct. 30 - CNET

We'll likely see new tablets and computers from Apple that include some features already found in iPhones.

McLaren will put some very fancy badges on your Speedtail - Roadshow

The first one it's showing off includes carbon fiber and 18-karat white gold.

Boston Dynamics dog-bot dancing to SexyBack will rattle your soul - CNET

The SpotMini robot dog twerking to Justin Timberlake is way weirder than it dancing to Bruno Mars.

Father delivers closing argument for son at NCAA trial

Father delivers closing argument for son at NCAA trial

CJ Beathard giving 49ers' offense surge

The 49ers offense has shown signs of being productive of late even if it hasn't led to wins.

Uruguayan flies 25 hours to score winning goal in Brazil

After a 25-hour trip from Tokyo to Sao Paulo, an Uruguayan soccer player scored his team's winning goal in the Brazilian Cup final

Can the Cowboys end road woes in Washington?

The Cowboys have struggled mightily on the road this season.

Saints still looking to improve offense despite huge numbers

No team has done more to limit Saints running back Alvin Kamara's influence on a game this season than New Orleans itself.

Future Family raises $10M to make fertility treatments more affordable

Future Family, a startup which helps families more easily afford fertility services like IVF and egg freezing, has raised $10 million in a Series A round. Just weeks back, Future Family switched up its offerings to feel less like a loan, and more like a month

Google launches compose actions to streamline access to SaaS apps in GMail

Lately, Google has been all about shaving time off your everyday activities when sending emails. First they came out with smart responses that let you choose among several (sometimes) logical responses to the email. Next was type ahead, which guesses what yo

Embracing multimodality, Uber pioneers ride recommendations

For the first time, Uber will make contextual, personalized suggestions about the best way to get from point A to point B. The startup offers more than just cars now, and it’s starting to understand the tradeoffs between price, speed, convenience, and c

Square unveils the Square Terminal, designed to replace old keypad credit card machines

Square is launching a new piece of hardware today — the Square Terminal. As explained to me by the company’s Head of Hardware Jesse Dorogusker, the Terminal fills a gap the company’s product lineup — unlike the basic card reader, it provides a

Apple’s holding another big event October 30

And here you thought hardware season was over. A month and a half after its last major event, Apple’s throwing a big party in Brooklyn on October 30. The event will likely suss out some of the technology that slipped through the cracks back in September

84 days past judge's deadline, migrant families torn apart at the border remain separated

Campaign Action 84 days past a federal judge’s reunification order, 66 children kidnapped from their parents at the border continue to remain under U.S. custody, according to numbers released this week by the administration. One of these 66 children is a

Donald Trump wants you to pretend he's on the ballot this November

Donald Trump is asking voters to pretend he is on the ballot this November—at least until Republicans lose, at which point he’ll deny having had anything to do with it. Trump is ramping up his schedule of campaign rallies, the Washington Post reports, a

The October surprise is that Republicans are going full bats#it racist anti-Semitic crazy train

There have been many suggestions that Republicans were cooking up something for an October surprise. For a few weeks, it seemed like the GOP had its fall ticket—white men screaming about how horrible it is to be rich and privileged—but now that the Kavana

‘Riverdale’ Season 3, Episode 2 Recap: Archie Goes to Hot Boy Jail

As fun as last week’s premiere of Riverdale was, it didn’t have that insanely fast pace we expect from the series. This week’s episode… didn’t have that problem. We don’t get much of an explanation […] The post R

Hands-On: ‘Battlefield V’ War Stories Make War Personal

There is no shortage of stories based on or inspired by World War II. However, most seem to focus on the same, well-documented events. Countless films, TV shows, and video games center on […] The post Hands-On: ‘Battlefield V’ War Stories Ma

Game Dev Story Is Still The Best, Most Accurate Simulation

Game Dev Story is a game from 1997. It originally ran on pre-iPhone 4 iPhones and Japanese-exclusive Windows PCs before that. It came out more than a year before The Legend of Zelda: […] The post Game Dev Story Is Still The Best, Most Accurate Simulatio

Air India receives Rs 1,000 cr from NSSF; to raise Rs 500 cr loan next week

The ailing national carrier would be utilising the funds to mainly meet its working capital requirements.

Jose Altuve admits being ‘upset’ over interference call

The Houston Astros had plenty of chances to win Game 4 of the ALCS on Wednesday night, but it had to hurt that they lost by two after having a potential two-run home run taken away due to fan interference. While Jose Altuve is never really one to complain, th

Launching the Galileo Mission

On Oct. 18, 1989, space shuttle Atlantis deployed NASA's Galileo spacecraft six hours, 30 minutes into the STS-34 mission. Galileo arrived at Jupiter in December, 1995 and spent eight years in orbit around the gas giant, becoming the first spacecraft to orbi

Huawei tussles with US startup over theft of technology - CNET

The startup was co-founded by a former Huawei employee.
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