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Champions League final: Salah challenges Ronaldo's supremacy

Champions League final: Salah challenges Ronaldo's supremacy Quiz - who had the better season - Ronaldo or Salah? Salah has won a series of individual prizes as he has contributed 44 of the 90 goals Liverpool's front three have scored this season. Ronaldo could become the first player to win the modern tournament five times with a victory this weekend. "My legacy is there". "It's special, this competition". [Full Article...]

Heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson granted posthumous pardon by Donald Trump

Heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson granted posthumous pardon by Donald Trump Stallone attended the surprise pardoning ceremony at the Oval Office along with former champion Lennox Lewis and World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman. Johnson smokes a cigar in the 1930s. Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal wedd... [Full Article...]

Uber to End Self-Driving Vehicle Testing in Arizona

Uber to End Self-Driving Vehicle Testing in Arizona Arizona Governor Doug Ducey suspended Uber's self-driving testing - a little more than a year after giving the company a warm reception and poking fun at California's stricter regulations. Herzberg's family settled with Uber later in the month, quelling some of the debate as to who was at fault in what was likely the first death by an autonomous vehicle in the USA, if not the world. [Full Article...]

Comcast Announces It's Prepared to Outbid Disney For Key Fox Assets

Comcast Announces It's Prepared to Outbid Disney For Key Fox Assets Comcast said Wednesday that it's in the "advanced stages" of making an offer. A person familiar with the discussions said earlier this month that Comcast was mulling such a step. But in its most recent earnings call, co-executive chairman Lachlan Murdoch said that "we are committed to our agreement with Disney " and that board members "are aware of their fiduciary duties on behalf of all shareh... [Full Article...]

Oil prices tumble on surprise jump in US inventories

Oil prices tumble on surprise jump in US inventories WTI crude CLc1 futures were down 27 cents, or 0.38 percent, at $71.57 a barrel. Benchmark oil contract Brent North Sea hit $80 a barrel on May 17, 2018 for the first time since late 2014, extending a recent run higher fuelled by tight supply concerns. [Full Article...]

Google, Facebook among first accused of breaking GDPR laws

Google, Facebook among first accused of breaking GDPR laws Countless leaks and hacks have exposed vast amounts of personally identifiable information with very little impact on the companies or organisations that allowed it to happen. "Similarly, those Israeli companies that process EU-resident personal data on behalf of others will need to comply with the GDPR requirements for data processors". [Full Article...]

Texas governor convenes school safety roundtable

Texas governor convenes school safety roundtable Gov. Greg Abbott begins hosting school-safety roundtable discussions Tuesday. The 17-year-old who killed 10 people last week at his high school in Santa Fe, Texas, was too young to buy a gun, but he didn't have to look far to find one. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Suggests Deporting Kneeling NFL Players After New Policy Revealed

Donald Trump Suggests Deporting Kneeling NFL Players After New Policy Revealed Kaepernick hasn't framed his protest as anti-Republican and isn't known as a member of the Democratic Party or any other political party. Mara was unavailable to NJ Advance Media on Thursday after making his initial comments at the NFL's spring meeting in Atlanta. [Full Article...]

Xi Jinping can make or break any deal between Trump and Kim

Xi Jinping can make or break any deal between Trump and Kim With North Korea's threats to back away from the talks, South Korea's leader - who has long favored engagement rather than confrontation with Pyongyang - is having to do some diplomacy to keep both the USA and North Korea interested in talking. [Full Article...]

Iran condemns USA threats of 'strongest sanctions'

Iran condemns USA threats of 'strongest sanctions' GREENE: All right. NPR's State Department correspondent Michele Kelemen, talking to us this morning about a speech delivered by USA secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Iran . He said the USA would take "all necessary steps" to contain Iran , but declined to provide specifics. Mr. Pompeo's speech did not demonstrate how walking away from the nuclear deal "has made or will make the region safer f... [Full Article...]

Cahill: Conte uncertainty affecting Chelsea

Cahill: Conte uncertainty affecting Chelsea Having said that, if Conte does leave Stamford Bridge in the next few weeks, then he is going as a successful manager with a league title and FA Cup from his two seasons in charge. If they want to continue to work with me, they know me. Willian now has two years remaining on his current contract at Stamford Bridge. "I can not change my personality, my idea of football". [Full Article...]

Mobileye Snags 8M Car Deal in Europe

Mobileye Snags 8M Car Deal in Europe Erez Dagan , senior vice-president for advanced development and strategy at Intel's Israel-based Mobileye branch, wouldn't disclose which European automaker placed the order, or outline the financial terms of the deal. The system will be available on a variety of the automaker's vehicle models that will have partial automation - where the auto is automatically driven but the driver must stay alert... [Full Article...]

As talks resume, China ends anti-dumping probe of United States sorghum

As talks resume, China ends anti-dumping probe of United States sorghum The United States shipped 4.76 million tonnes of sorghum to China in 2017, worth around $1.1 billion and making up the bulk of China's roughly 5 million tonnes of imports of the grain past year, according to Chinese customs data. Trump's administration has proposed tariffs on up to $150 billion in Chinese products to punish Beijing for requiring United States companies to turn over technology in e... [Full Article...]

Find out Louisiana's top baby names for 2017

Find out Louisiana's top baby names for 2017 Emma was also the top girl name in Kentucky and Indiana. A week after releasing the national list of names given to 2017 babies, the Social Security Administration gave the state-by-state breakdown. "I know your name!" says local little one Novalie Anderson to Kai Sabadin. Rounding out the top five in OH are Ava , Olivia , Harper and Charlotte for girls, and Carter, Noah , William and ... [Full Article...]

Royal drama before the royal wedding

Royal drama before the royal wedding Kensington Palace didn't comment on the incident other than confirming his absence with a letter from Ms Markle . But most shocking of all, she has admitted how the accident reminded her of Diana's fatal vehicle crash in Paris, France in 1997. [Full Article...]

Circle raises $110 M, plans to build USD-backed cryptocurrency

Circle raises $110 M, plans to build USD-backed cryptocurrency In Circle , Bitmain has selected a pedigreed project it feels can finally crack the code of supporting a USA dollar-pegged stablecoin. Jeremy Allaire - the Chief Executive Officer of Circle - said in a media event that it's very hard to use a digital currency like bitcoin if it has a very high level of volatility. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom announces extra measures to support shale gas development

United Kingdom announces extra measures to support shale gas development Calder continued: "We have been discussing these issues with the government, and we appreciate they have taken our concerns seriously and moved quickly to begin to address the issues preventing the United Kingdom accessing its own gas". Opponents of fracking say it shows the government is desperate to encourage fracking. "The truth is that fracking is a redundant technology that would lock us in... [Full Article...]

'It: Chapter Two' Casts James Ransone As Adult Eddie Kaspbrak

'It: Chapter Two' Casts James Ransone As Adult Eddie Kaspbrak Played by Shazam!'s Jack Dylan Grazer in IT, Eddie Kaspbrak was the hypochondriac of The Losers Club, although he later learned that rather than being truly sickly, his mother was the source of his "condition", as she believed that the only way she could properly protect him was to convince him he was ill. [Full Article...]

Outrage over racial slur printed on Starbucks cup

Outrage over racial slur printed on Starbucks cup The coffee chain is planning to close all 8,000 of its company-owned stores on the afternoon of May 29 so it can provide racial-bias training to its 175,000 employees. If there was ill intent with the slur, Starbucks definitely needs to make sure the location in La Cañada Flintridge is on the list to receive it. Pedro is expecting to meet with one of the location's employees on Thursday and alth... [Full Article...]

BMW teases iNext tech flagship, says concept coming in 2018

BMW teases iNext tech flagship, says concept coming in 2018 Though, according to Krüger, we should see a Vision Concept of this upcoming fully-electric, fully-connected and highly autonomous BMW later this year. Krueger also said the iNext will offer Level 3 self-driving capabilities, which will let the driver cede control to the vehicle under certain conditions as long as they stand ready (or at least sit ready) to retake control within seconds if any war... [Full Article...]


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