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Open thread for night owls: Earth Day lessons

Umair Irfan at Vox writes—7 things we’ve learned about Earth since the last Earth Day: 1) Kids today face a truly frightening climate future — and they’re mad as hell at adults for neglecting the problem Many people under the age of 18 right now ma

Odell Beckham wants 'respect' from Giants after 'culture problem' quote

Odell Beckham Jr. hasn’t said that much about his departure from the New York Giants, but on Monday, he gave us some insight into how he feels. Beckham seemed to object to how Giants GM Dave Gettleman and the team have characterized him since his departure

Watch: Blake Griffin joins Pistons fans in 'ref you suck' chant

Many in Detroit were rather dissatisfied with how the first half of Monday night’s Pistons-Bucks playoff game was being officiated. Milwaukee and Detroit were whistled for a combined 28 personal fouls in the first 24 minutes of the first-round game, but 18

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. won't be promoted to Blue Jays just yet

Just when we thought it was safe to celebrate the arrival of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to the big leagues, the Toronto Blue Jays pulled the rug out from under us. Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports reported Monday that the Blue Jays will not be promoting Guerrer

Report: Raiders planning 'major shakeup' in scouting department

The Oakland Raiders sent all of their scouts home last week in advance of the NFL Draft, and the move not just be about trying to keep their plans as secretive as possible. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Raiders head coach Jon Gruden and new genera

Cardinals truly have not finalized decision for No. 1 pick

The Arizona Cardinals have done everything they can to create the impression that they have not decided whether to take Kyler Murray or another player with the top overall pick in the NFL Draft, and they may actually be telling the truth. Ian Rapoport of NFL

Every Avengers: Endgame plotline and clue we can find so far - CNET

Here's a spoiler-filled look at what those trailers and toys might be revealing about the Marvel blockbuster.

TCR Australia to offer cash prize for pole position

The new-for-2019 series has teamed up with local IT firm Astrontech to create the Astrontech Pole Award, which will see $1000 awarded to the winner.It's the same amount that Supercars offers for pole position through its own Armor All-backed pole position awa

Top qualitative factors to look at before investing in stocks

While there are valuation models to use before investing in stocks, there still are qualitative factors that you need to consider which may not reflect in your financial projections

Keller impresses early, gives up lead late in 6-3 loss to Rays

Keller held the Rays in check until giving up Robertson's tying RBI grounder and Zunino's homer to straight away center in the seventh.

New dad Mike Zunino belts his 1st home run for Rays in 6-3 win over Royals


Harper ejected, bolts from dugout to confront plate umpire

Harper ejected, bolts from dugout to confront plate umpire

Rockies' Kyle Freeland on injured list with finger blister

Colorado Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland was placed on the 10-day injured list because of a blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand

Celebrating Golf in America: Louisiana

David Toms, the 2018 U.S. Senior Open champion and graduate of Louisiana State University, discusses how growing up in the Pelican State shaped his golf career and why he continues to give back through his foundation.

Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7

Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7

New dad Zunino hits 2-run HR to help Rays rally past Royals

New dad Zunino hits 2-run HR to help Rays rally past Royals

Keller impresses early, gives up lead in seventh in 6-3 loss to Rays

Keller held the Rays in check until giving up Robertson's tying RBI grounder and Zunino's homer to straight away center in the seventh.

Essel Propack, GAIL, ACC and Indiabulls Real Estate top stocks to watch

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Crude oil prices could be the single biggest factor driving markets today

Oil prices hovered near 2019 peaks in early trading on Tuesday. Brent crude futures were at $74.33 per barrel at 6:21 am

Measles outbreak set to smash 10-year yearly record in first months of 2019

Fines of $1,000, public space lockouts, school shutdowns and other drastic measures have failed to stop a measles outbreak in the US. Four months into this year, 626 cases have been registered and the record for one year is 667. Read Full Article at

New IRA claims responsibility for renowned journalist’s death in Northern Ireland

The self-styled New IRA has offered its “sincere apologies” to the family and friends of Lyra McKee, an investigative journalist shot and killed in a skirmish between police and nationalists in a Northern Irish city last Thursday. Read Full Article at RT.

Newest US Democratic candidate says he won’t build a wall, even if Mars attacks

A Democratic congressman joining the jam-packed 2020 US presidential primary field has assured voters he’ll use diplomacy, not weapons or walls…to combat an alien invasion. Finally, a candidate who cares about the issues! Read Full Article at

The REAL Act aims to make college affordable for incarcerated people. Will Congress pass it?

When it comes to restoring rights for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people in the U.S., the discussion too often lives and dies around voting rights. And make no mistake: Voting matters. But when it comes to helping formerly incarcerated people sta

Game of Thrones 8.2 'A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms'

All problems in Game of Thrones can be boiled down to one simple point: Lyanna Stark makes people stupid. And by people, I mean men. Not only did Robert Baratheon launch a kingdom-ripping rebellion over her, but even decades after her death, simply standing i

Smartcar accuses $50M-funded rival Otonomo of API plagiarism

Ruthless copying is common in tech. Just ask Snapchat. However, it’s typically more conceptual than literal. But car API startup Smartcar claims that its competitor Otonomo copy-and-pasted Smartcar’s API documentation, allegedly plagiarizing it ex

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 3 Preview: ‘The Dead Are Already Here’

Game of Thrones Season 8 is already in full swing, and Episode 2 showed Winterfell preparing for a major showdown with the Army of the Dead. Now, the preview for Season 8, Episode 3 […] The post ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 3 Preview

Scientists discover bizarre new sea squirt stalking the ocean floor - CNET

Video of the never-before-seen creature was captured at the deepest point of the Indian Ocean.

New Detective Pikachu movie trailer is overflowing with cute Pokemon - CNET

See Ryan Reynolds' fuzzy yellow sleuth alongside other adorable Pokemon creatures including Psyduck.

Joel Klatt’s Top 5 Defensive Players in the NFL Draft

Joel Klatt reveals his top defensive players in the NFL draft

How plastic waste could destroy the Earth within a few centuries

Plastic use has risen 20-fold in the past 50 years. It can take thousands of years to decompose. Are we doomed?

High school journalists pen viral editorial after being turned away from Betsy DeVos event

If you’ve ever worried about the youth of this country not being engaged in politics enough, this story will offer some relief. High school students from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Lexington, Kentucky, tried to attend a discussion between Educatio

'I missed you so much': Asylum-seeker and daughter, forcibly separated last summer, are reunited

Campaign Action Nearly a year after their forcible separation by federal immigration officials, Elmer and his daughter Marisol are together again. The asylum-seeker was one of the 29 parents who returned to the U.S in March, after being unjustly deported, w

India’s ZestMoney raises $20M to grow its digital lending service

Fintech is very much still hot in Asia. ZestMoney, a startup that helps consumers with no credit history get loans to buy online, announced today it has raised a $20 million Series B. The round is led by Quona Capital, a stealthy Washington-based fund that in

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This Brewers-Cardinals rivalry is for real

Milwaukee Brewers players comment on their rivalry with division foe St. Louis.

Doctor: Alabama's Saban undergoes hip replacement surgery

Alabama coach Nick Saban has undergone hip replacement surgery

Twins hitters stepping up in 2019

The Minnesota Twins are hitting .274 this season, a big step up from 2018

Auction Preview: London Jewels at Bonhams, London, April 30

What: London JewelsWhere: Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, W1S 1SR, LondonWhen: April 30, 1:00 PM BSTPublic Viewing: April 26, 09:00 - 16:30 BST; April 28, 11:00 - 15:00 BST; April 29, 09:00 - 16:30 BST; April  30, 09:00 - 11:00 BSTTop Lots at the Sale:—

Facebook hires ‘co-writer’ of the pro-surveillance Patriot Act amid growing concerns over privacy

As Facebook is facing more pressure over its handling of user data, the embattled social media giant has hired Jennifer Newstead, widely regarded as a co-author of the Patriot Act, to deal with its legal woes. Read Full Article at
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