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Trump loses big, again, in the House Republican leadership race

So much for that effort by the unindicted co-conspirator to get his guy in at the helm of the much diminished House Republicans. Trump's guy, Freedom Caucus founder and child molestation enabler Rep. Jim Jordan is not going to be minority leader. Outgoing Sp

Museum apologizes to minority students told: 'No watermelon'

BOSTON (AP) - Boston's venerable Museum of Fine Arts has apologized to a group of minority middle school students who say they were subjected to racism by staff and some other patrons during a field trip. Museum officials in a letter posted on its website Wed

Vegas tourism board backs $49M Elon Musk transit system

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A company backed by tech billionaire Elon Musk has been granted a nearly $49 million contract to build a transit system using self-driving vehicles underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center. The board of directors of the Las Vegas Conventio

Dinosaur footprints seized in poaching case given to college

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - A slab of rock that bears dinosaur footprints is being donated to Amherst College by authorities who seized it as part of a poaching case. Massachusetts Environmental Police are turning the fossil trackway over to the school's museum of

Shanahan memo mandating restrictions on Pentagon info to Congress irks lawmakers in both parties

In an internal May 8 Department of Defense memo that was only sent to selected members of Congress afterThe Washington Post first brought it to light, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has laid out new limits on how the Pentagon shares informatio

‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Trailer Teases A New Judgment Day

Travel back in time to 1984 (or dig out your old VHS) and watch The Terminator. James Cameron’s brutal little sci-fi horror movie totally rules and makes complete sense as a closed time […] The post ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Trailer Teases A Ne

Young athletes may need one-year break after knee surgery

After surgical reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament, young athletes are now recommended to undergo at least a year's rehab and thorough testing before resuming knee-strenuous sport. Research shows that those who return to sport relatively soon aft

Interactive quantum chemistry in virtual reality

Scientists have used virtual reality and artificial intelligence algorithms to learn the details of chemical change.

Amazon is working on a wearable that can read your emotions, report says - CNET

How do you feel about that?

2020 Chevy Silverado is all about that V8 - Roadshow

The 6.2-liter V8 is now offered on a majority of Silverado trims.

Audi kills TT, promises seven new SUV variants as it transforms for the future - Roadshow

A spiritual successor to the coupe is planned, but it'll be an all-electric affair.

Rotten Tomatoes takes new steps to improve user reviews - CNET

All audience reviews will still appear, but to strengthen confidence in the score, those verified with a ticket purchase will rise to the top.

The current-generation iPad 9.7 drops to $240 - CNET

After a long run at $249, Apple's still-great tablet sees another price dip -- and you can get it in gold, too.

Shannon Sharpe: Stephen Curry should’ve never left the best player in the world conversation

Shannon Sharpe discusses Stephen Curry's placement amongst the NBA's best on today's show. Hear why he thinks the only reason why Steph left the 'best player in the world' discussion is due to himself.

Ottawa Senators hire D.J. Smith as head coach

Former Toronto Maple Leafs assistant coach D.J. Smith is the new head coach of the Ottawa Senators

Trump says Putin didn’t ‘out-prepare’ him at 1st meeting, bashes ‘dumb’ Rex Tillerson over claim

US President Donald Trump tore into Rex Tillerson after the former secretary of state said he was outclassed at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2017. Read Full Article at

EU’s Juncker says ‘stupid nationalists’ are ‘in love with their country’ & hate foreigners

Ahead of the EU elections, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has blasted “stupid nationalists,” who dare to “love their own counties” and dislike migrants. Read Full Article at

‘Terminator: Dark Fate Trailer’ Tease A New Judgment Day

Travel back in time to 1984 (or dig out your old VHS) and watch The Terminator. James Cameron’s brutal little sci-fi horror movie totally rules and makes complete sense as a closed time […] The post ‘Terminator: Dark Fate Trailer’ Tease A New Judg

SLS Begins Insulation Process for Booster Segments for Second Flight

NASA and Northrop Grumman technicians in Promontory, Utah, have applied insulation to the final booster motor segment for the second flight of NASA’s deep space rocket, the Space Launch System, and NASA’s Orion spacecraft.

eFounders backs Yousign to build a European eSignature company

French startup Yousign is partnering with startup studio eFounders. While eFounders usually builds software-as-a-service startups from scratch, the company is trying something new with this partnership. eFounders wants to create all the tools you need to mak

Barnes & Noble’s Nook e-reader returns with a larger screen

I’ve always had a soft spot for the Nook. Barnes & Noble’s e-reader was more than just a rare competitor to Amazon’s steamrolling Kindle, it was a nice device with an interesting design — and one of the first in its class to now standard technolog

Apple iOS 13: New features, release date and rumor roundup - CNET

At WWDC 2019 in June, Apple is set to unveil the next big updates for iPhone and iPad.

Photographer Captures Incredible Images of Python Swallowing an Even Bigger Python

This was one hungry snake. A photographer in Western Australia captured incredible images of an enormous python attempting to swallow an even bigger python. It might have been too big of a meal […] The post Photographer Captures Incredible Images of Pyt

Spin finds new tracks with NASCAR’s eSports League

Spin, the San Francisco-based provider of dockless electric scooters in over 30 cities and college campuses, is set to take a high-profile ride on two new NASCAR eSports racing circuits—eNASCAR Heat Pro League and the NASCAR Peak iRacing Series—during Mem

Jets' Gase: Had no input on GM firing; excited about Bell

Jets' Gase: Had no input on GM firing; excited about Bell

Yankees' CC Sabathia placed on IL with knee inflammation

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia on the 10-day injured list with right knee inflammation

Brazilian player Nikao targeted with racist slurs

Brazilian player Nikao targeted with racist slurs

Cristiano Ronaldo greets Lewis Hamilton ahead of star-studded Monaco Grand Prix (VIDEO)

Juventus and Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived in Monte Carlo where he rubbed shoulders with Formula 1 champ Lewis Hamilton at Thursday’s practice ahead of the showpiece event of the F1 calendar this weekend. Read Full Article at

Rotten Tomatoes will start verifying ticket purchases for audience reviews

Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes is taking additional steps to confirm that audience members actually see a movie before leaving a rating or review. The site’s Audience Scores — distinct from the Tomatometer, which is based on professional reviews

Using full-body MRIs, Ezra can now detect 11 cancers in men and 13 in women

When Ezra first launched about six months ago, the company was using magnetic resonance imaging machines to test for prostate cancer in men. But the company’s founder, Emi Gal, always had a larger goal. “One of the biggest problems in cancer is that t

After Trump walked out of meeting, Pelosi told Conway: «I’m responding to the president, not staff»

What happened after President Donald Trump stormed out of a meeting with Democratic leadership at the White House

Shocking news: Elizabeth Warren used to work in her chosen profession, and got paid well for it

Wow, big scoop there, Washington Post. Brace yourself for this one: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is running for president, worked in her profession as a lawyer before running for public office, and made money for that work. She did it while also teaching, the

Who will cash in on US trade wars & how to get around the tariffs? RT’s Boom Bust has the answer

While the trade dispute between the US and China is leaving scores of companies in a state of confusion and uncertainty, some beneficiaries are emerging. Read Full Article at

These Creepy ‘Face Mites’ Live in Your Pores and Mate When You Sleep

It might freak you out, but there is a good chance that you have thousands of “face mites” that thrive in your pores, eat away grease, and engage in mating behavior when you […] The post These Creepy ‘Face Mites’ Live in Your Por

Playdate Is A New Video Game Handheld With A Crank, Finally!

Making a new successful dedicated video game console these days is basically impossible if you aren’t Sony, Microsoft, or Nintendo. Remember the Ouya? The new owners of the one-time crowdfunded indie microconsole darling […] The post Playdate Is

EU elections: Here’s what you need to know

The 28 EU member states, comprising some 512 million people will take to the polls to elect a total of 751 MEPs between now and Sunday, but what’s at stake and what can we expect? Read Full Article at

Soviet Union oddly missing from US-made coin ‘saluting’ WWII Allies

A US-made collectable coin lists Britain and France among the honored US allies in WWII, but, strangely, the Soviet Union, whose Red Army delivered a crushing blow to the Nazis in Europe and fought Japan, is omitted. Read Full Article at

‘Disgusting behaviour’: Farage decries latest ‘milkshaking’ attack on elderly army veteran

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has slammed those responsible for an alleged milkshake attack on an army veteran who represents his anti-EU party. He is the latest victim to be doused with the ice-cold dessert drink. Read Full Article at

Chemical scandal involving Bayer, Dow & L’oreal is ‘playing with the lives of people’

The lack of detail in the scandal over a breach in EU chemical safety laws by major producers is “a big danger” and gives only a glimpse into the real scale of the issue, Jorgen Maier, the head of a German environmental NGO, says. Read Full Article at RT.

How well do you know the War on Terror? (QUIZ)

Thursday marks six years since then US President Barack Obama declared that the ‘War on Terror’ was over. Alas the rise of ISIS quickly had Obama backtracking on that pronouncement and the war has now raged for nearly 18 years. Read Full Article at
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