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Kendall Joseph out for No. 3 Clemson vs Georgia Tech

Clemson starting linebacker Kendall Joseph will miss Saturday's game against Georgia Tech because of a groin injury suffered in practice this week

Minnesota's racist Republican Senate candidate once compared Michelle Obama to a chimpanzee

Minnesota’s Senate race may not be drawing much attention for being competitive—polling shows Sen. Tina Smith, appointed to replace Sen. Al Franken, is comfortably in the lead—but the Republican nominee there is yet another headline-worthy example of wh

Trump hints he'd work with Democrats if they retake Congress. Yeah, right.

Donald Trump is ramping up his hysterical attacks on Democrats—but, as the prospect of Democrats winning the House gets closer, Trump is also hinting he would work with them. “There’s a chance that we’ll get along and get along well. We have a lot o

Election Roundup: (FL-Gov), Racist DeSantis Ad, (KY-06) as Possible Bellwether, (TX-Sen) Texas Humor

The following stories are examples of this week's Election Roundup of 65 down ticket stories covering Sunday 10/7 through Saturday 10/13. (FL-Gov) DeSantis rally: Black opponent will pick judges that will rule against people «who look like us»

Google's CEO says it may never launch that censored search engine it made for China - CNET

Sundar Pichai, in his first public acknowledgement of Project Dragonfly, says the effort was an internal project to find out what was possible for Google in China.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wants to fix 'filter bubbles' on the social network - CNET

It's not the algorithmic timeline that Dorsey thinks is to blame.

Jeff Bezos is just fine taking the Pentagon’s $10B JEDI cloud contract

Some tech companies might have a problem taking money from the Department of Defense, but Amazon isn’t one of them, as CEO Jeff Bezos made clear today at the Wired25 conference. Just last week, Google pulled out of the running for the Pentagon’s

IoT company Smartfrog takes controlling interest in Canary

Things have been pretty quiet on the Canary front. In January at CES, the New York-based smart security startup released a stripped-down version of it its flagship camera. Beyond the odd software updates here and there, however, we haven’t heard much. This

City of Oakland set to sue the Raiders over relocation

The situation between Oakland and their Raiders has now gotten to the point that the city is about to sue the soon-to-be relocated franchise. Said lawsuit will likely be filed later in the week and could prompt the Raiders to leave following this season. Amon

'He changed the world' - Reaction to Paul Allen's death

SEATTLE (AP) - Reaction to the death of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who died Monday: Paul Allen's contributions to our company, our industry and to our community are indispensable. As co-founder of Microsoft, in his own quiet and persistent way, he creat

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff urges tech billionaires to combat homelessness - CNET

Benioff says you can't separate business from society.

Meet Kenny Omega, wrestling superstar and gamer - CNET

The pro heavyweight champion plays a mean game of Street Fighter V.

GameStart Asia 2018 rocks its fifth year with more fun and games - CNET

The Singapore-based convention returns with big name stars such as wrestler Kenny Omega and Overwatch voice actress Elise Zhang.

Fiber outages slow cell recovery after Hurricane Michael - CNET

Hurricane Michael's 155 mile per hour winds knocked out fiber networks needed for wireless service.

Last Man to Walk on the Moon Mistaken About Climate Change on Earth

Astronaut Harrison Schmitt saw Earth from space, but doesn't see that human activity is shaping climate change.

Which seats make up the House battleground? Our new outside spending tracker can show you

With Election Day three weeks away, we’re rolling out our newest tool to help keep tabs on the large playing field that will determine control of the House: a spreadsheet that sums up the independent expenditures made prior to Monday by the four largest gro

What happens when low-income people don't have Medicaid? They don't get medical care

It's an obvious conclusion that, in the United States, having health insurance of some kind is a prerequisite for getting regular health care, but it's a point that has to keep being made over and over and over again. So there's another report that Sen. Ron W

GM blessing ‘critical’ to Supercars Camaro bid

Rumours about the Camaro have been lingering in the Supercars paddock ever since the Ford Mustang announcement, with WAU considered best-placed ignite a battle of the American muscle cars thanks to Walkinshaw’s HSV road car business. Over the Bathurst 1000

Unique Ricciardo Supercar up for sale

According to renowned Aussie Touring Car dealer V8 Sleuth, Triple Eight is selling the one-off Supercar-based wagon, which has been used for promotional and development work since it was unveiled on the Gold Coast back in 2014. Based on Whincup’s 2013 Super

Disney‘s John Snoddy will talk imagineering augmented worlds at TC Sessions: AR/VR in LA this week

At our one-day TC Sessions: AR/VR event in LA on October 18, we’ll be joined by Walt Disney Imagineering’s R&D Studio Executive Jon Snoddy. We’re going to talk about how Disney is using augmented and virtual reality in their parks an

Peter Dinklage dangles another Game of Thrones finale hint - CNET

Is it too much to dream that Tyrion ends up OK in the end?

The other way you can beat Republicans this November: Enroll in the ACA

It's that time again—in two weeks open enrollment in the Affordable Care Act opens. Despite eight years of Republican repeal efforts. Despite all of the unindicted co-conspirator's sabotage efforts. Obamacare lives and is still getting people covered. For

AP sources: Rangers interview 2 more manager candidates

The Texas Rangers have now interviewed a half-dozen candidates in their search for a new manager

UCF picked to win AAC, guard B.J. Taylor tabbed as preseason player of the year

UCF has been picked by coaches to win the AAC, and Knights point guard B.J. Taylor has been named the conference's preseason player of the year.

Chargers relaxing in Cleveland on their way to London

Chargers not complaining about their temporary stay in Cleveland

Final goodbye to college football coaching great Gagliardi

Hundreds of mourners turned out to say goodbye to John Gagliardi, college football's winningest coach

Pacers extend Turner with reported four-year, $72 million deal

The Indiana Pacers have signed 22-year-old Myles Turner to a contract extension.

Trump EPA ends two more advisory panels as agency's war on science continues

In two apparently related decisions, the Trump «Environmental Protection Agency» is terminating outside panels of experts formed to advise the EPA on soot and on ground-level ozone pollution. The ozone panel hadn't even been formed yet; the EPA si

Damaged jet ski found at Lake Mead Rec Area; Operator sought

LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Nev. (AP) - Authorities at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area say they have found an unoccupied jet ski with damage to the underside and are looking for the watercraft's operator. They say the swamped jet ski was found

Le'Veon Bell reportedly not expected to return to Steelers during bye

Pittsburgh Steelers fans continue to sit and wait for when Le’Veon Bell might decide to return to the team, and they are apparently going to be waiting at least another week. According to multiple reports, the Steelers do not expect Bell to return during th

Donald Daters, a dating app for Trump supporters, leaked its users’ data

A new dating app for Trump supporters that wants to “make America date again” has leaked its entire database of users — on the day of its launch. The app, called “Donald Daters,” is aimed at “American-based singles community connecting lovers, fri

Disney-backed Jaunt lays off ‘significant’ number of employees as it moves away from VR

One of the top-funded VR content startups, with backers including Disney and GV (Google Ventures), is laying off a “significant portion” of its employees as it pivots away from virtual reality. In a blog post titled “The Future of Jaunt is

Twilio acquires email API platform SendGrid for $2 billion in stock

Twilio, the ubiquitous communications platform, today announced its plan to acquire the API-centric email platform SendGrid for about $2 billion in an all-stock transaction. That’s Twilio’s largest acquisition to date, but also one that makes a lo

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died at age 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passed away this afternoon in Seattle at age 65, owing to complications relating to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Vulcan, the privately held company that Allen founded in 1986, released a statement that says it is “with d

TravelPerk grabs $44M to take its pain-free SaaS for business travel global

Only six months ago Barcelona-based TravelPerk bagged a $21M Series B, off the back of strong momentum for a software as a service platform designed to take a Slack-like chunk out of the administrative tedium of arranging and expensing work trips. Today the

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Trump administration mulls plan to turn West Coast military bases into coal export ports

Just when you think you've heard everything, Team Trump comes up with a new plan so incredibly ridiculous and malevolent that it actually manages to surprise you. This time, it's a new proposal to use West Coast military bases as ... government-run coal expor

Hundreds of CBP employees were arrested for crimes, including domestic abuse, in past two years

While Donald Trump keeps falsely portraying immigrants as criminals and dangerous, more than 500 Customs and Border Protection (CBP) employees were arrested for incidents ranging from bribery to domestic abuse in 2016 and 2017, CBP’s own investigation find

NASA Television to Air Live Interviews with Astronaut Nick Hague

NASA astronaut Nick Hague, who has returned home to Houston this weekend after his launch to the International Space Station was aborted, will be interviewed by media about his experience at 11 a.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 16.

Cooper Kupp reportedly 'could miss some time' with sprained MCL

Los Angeles Rams star receiver Cooper Kupp went down hard with a knee injury during Sunday’s win over the Denver Broncos, and he might miss a bit of time because of it. Kupp was dragged down from behind on an illegal horse-collar tackle, which caused his kn

Eckersley shouts out Kirk Gibson on anniversary of historic HR

On the 30-year anniversary of one of baseball’s greatest home runs, Dennis Eckersley, the man who served it up, marked the occasion. On October 15, 1988, Los Angeles Dodgers star Kirk Gibson hit the now iconic walk-off home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World S
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