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Huawei's Mate 10 phones have big screens, small bezels, and AI hardware
Huawei has announced the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro, two new phones that occupy the highest end of its lineup. The Mate 10 phones see the Chinese giant get on board with the skinny-bezel trend of 2017 while leveraging its ability in silicon design to ...
'As far as I remember, we were victims': Danish director Lars Von Trier DENIES ...
Film director Lars Von Trier has denied sexually harassing pop star Björk after she claimed she was punished for rejecting his advances. In a post on her Facebook page, Björk said she had been 'inspired by the women everywhere who are speaking up ...
Buhari, AGF Ask Court To Dismiss Suits Seeking Magu's Sacking
“This honorable court cannot invoke its judicial powers under Section 6(6)(b) (of the Constitution) to hear and determine this case,” the President and the AGF stated in a preliminary objection challenging the competence of a suit seeking Magu's ...
Kaya Jones claims Pussycat Dolls was "prostitution ring"
Singer Kaya Jones is sparring with Pussycat Dolls founder Robin Antin over Jones' claims that the girl group was a "prostitution ring." Jones tweeted several allegations against the Pussycat Dolls on Friday, saying that she had to "sleep with whoever ...
Reports: Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander tie the knot
Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander have tied the knot. According to People and E! News, the famously private couple married in an intimate ceremony in Ibiza over the weekend. Fassbender, 40, and Vikander, 29, began dating in 2014 while making the ...
Strength in numbers: A mountain of #MeToo
Alyssa Milano arrives at the Billboard Music Awards in this 2013 file photo. Thousands of women responded to Milano's call on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2017, to tweet “me too” in order to raise awareness of sexual harassment. (John Shearer / AP Photo) ...
Minnesota Zoo's oldest snow monkey, Nikko, dies at 34 years old
Nikko, the oldest male snow monkey in North America, died Sunday, Minnesota Zoo officials said. He was 34. Nikko was born in September 1983 at the Parc Safari, a zoo in Quebec, Canada. He was transferred to a facility at the University of California ...
Eunice schools bookkeeper arrested for embezzlement
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DIS Unplugged Pocast – 10/15/17 – Disneyland Show
In the news this week, a brush fire in the Anaheim Hills causes smoky skies, a probably temporary dress shop opens in Downtown Disney, and Jake the roaming droid appears in Tomorrowland, plus Mary Jo has some suggestions for activities you can add to ...
BBC Four to screen new Danish thriller from the creators of The Killing and Borgen
BBC Four has acquired UK rights to Below The Surface, a new Danish thriller executive produced by the creator of The Killing, Søren Sveistrup, and Borgen creator Adam Price. Created by Kasper Barfoed (Dicte, Those Who Kill and Summer Of '92), the eight ...
IGeneX launches three new tests to aid diagnosis of Borreliosis
IGeneX Inc., a CLIA and New York-approved Reference Laboratory, specializing in testing for tick-borne diseases, is pleased to announce the launch of three new tests that are more inclusive and specific for aiding in diagnosis of Borreliosis (Lyme ...
The banker whose ex-girlfriend dumped his $55000 Mercedes into a swimming pool ...
Bahamas-based banker Guy Gentile broke up with Russian model Kristina Kuchma over dinner at a restaurant over the weekend — and she certainly got her revenge. Gentille, who runs a brokerage, told The New York Post that Kuchma drove his Mercedes ...
Alphabet X lab retains Project Loon, despite incorporation
... connections in Puerto Rico, an island slammed by two intense hurricanes this summer and it was found by Business Insider to have been incorporated as Loon Inc., potentially signalling that the operation was being prepared to turn a profit. The X ...
Google celebrates the life of former slave turned abolitionist Olaudah Equiano
Google's homepage logo today in Nigeria, Canada, and parts of Europe celebrates what would be the 272nd birthday of Olaudah Equiano, a former slave turned abolitionist whose memoir defined a literary genre and fueled a movement that ultimately ended ...
The One Thing That Isn't Evolving With Netflix & Hulu's Takeover of TV
"With something like Netflix and like Hulu, when it's a database and you can pull up what you want to watch at any time, length doesn't matter," TV critic David Bianculli of NPR's Fresh Air and TV Worth Watching says. Even if conventions ... While ...
The 20 Worst Movies By Otherwise Great Directors
It's hard to believe that some of the best directors of all time have created flops in the box office. Critically acclaimed and award winning directors like Woody Allen, Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood and Robert De Palma have in fact made films that ...
'Charming, soulful, a proper comic': Sean Hughes tributes – and his funniest jokes
I knew Sean from before he won the Perrier award in 1990. He was a Crystal Palace fan and we used to go to the football together. I remember going to a match with him in the early 90s, when he was on the telly quite a lot, and I took him down the pub ...
'Sansa Is Finally Marrying a Good Guy': The Best Fan Reactions to Joe Jonas ...
And on Sunday, Sophie Turner — aka lady of the North Sansa Stark — announced she's marrying boyfriend Joe Jonas, sending fans of the HBO fantasy series into an online frenzy. Of course, rocker Jonas, 28, has his own passionate fanbase as a former ...
Tech assistant professor leads team in astronomical breakthrough
Future mergers that occur from an off-axis perspective of Earth can now be examined using radio waves, to study the speed of jets produced from mergers that move through and interact with interstellar matter, according to the release. Astronomers can ...
The Swift Rise of Sebastian Kurz, Austria's 31-Year-Old New Leader
Whatever their take, few Austrians dispute that at 31, their foreign minister, Sebastian Kurz, has already left an indelible mark on their central European homeland, after an intense campaign for a snap election which he won, setting him on track to ...