October 26, 2020
Rapper Silento arrested after going 143 mph on Georgia highway, tells police he's not 'a regular person'

Rapper Silento arrested after going 143 mph on Georgia highway, tells police he’s not ‘a regular person’

Rapper Silento, best known for the hit 2015 track “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae),” was arrested Friday and accused of driving 143 mph on Interstate 85 in Georgia.The artist, whose real name is Richard “Ricky” Lamar Hawk, was charged with reckless driving, speeding, failure to maintain lane and improper stopping after DeKalb Police pulled him over

October 26, 2020
Melania Trump to travel to Pennsylvania in final stretch of campaign

Melania Trump to travel to Pennsylvania in final stretch of campaign

First lady Melania Trump is hitting the campaign trail this week, traveling to Pennsylvania on Tuesday to speak to directly to voters before they cast their ballots in the final stretch before Election Day.The first lady is traveling to to Atglen, Penn. Tuesday, for what will be her first solo campaign stop this year, where she will participate

October 26, 2020
Patrick Mahomes and fiance Brittany Matthews are having a girl

Patrick Mahomes and fiance Brittany Matthews are having a girl

The 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs quarterback announced on Instagram that he and high-school sweetheart Brittany Matthews are expecting a baby girl. In the elaborate gender reveal video, Mahomes and his fiancée stood in front of a massive display of blue and pink balloons while their two dogs walked toward them with pink paint on their

October 26, 2020
Ant Group to raise $34.5 billion in the biggest IPO of all time

Ant Group to raise $34.5 billion in the biggest IPO of all time

The Ant Group logo and the Alibaba Group logo are displayed at the company’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China.Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesAnt Group will raise $34.5 billion in its dual initial public offering (IPO) after setting the price for its shares on Monday, making it the biggest listing of all time.The Chinese financial

October 26, 2020
Melanie Griffith, 63, shows off age-defying figure for breast cancer awareness

Melanie Griffith, 63, shows off age-defying figure for breast cancer awareness

Melanie Griffith showed off her toned figure in lingerie in partnership with a breast cancer awareness campaign.The “Working Girl” actress, 63, sat on the edge of her tub in nothing but a pink bra, high-waisted briefs and heels.Despite her briefs being high-waisted, her taut abs could still be seen. Griffith’s legs also appeared very toned.“I’m

October 26, 2020
Maaza Mengiste

Booker Prize: Ethiopian writer Maaza Mengiste on The Shadow King

Ethiopian writer Maaza Mengiste has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize for her book, The Shadow King.The Shadow King is about an orphan girl named Hirut living in Ethiopia in 1935 amid the threat of invasion by Mussolini.The Booker Prize is the UK’s most prestigious literary award open to any novel written in English and

October 26, 2020
Trump stumping in Pennsylvania in presidential campaign's final week

Trump stumping in Pennsylvania in presidential campaign’s final week

With the November election just a little over one week away and tens of millions of Americans already voting, President Trump is heading to Pennsylvania looking to erase Democratic challenger Joe Biden’s lead.Trump’s back-to-back rallies in Allentown, Lititz and Martinsburg, Pa., come just eight days before the Nov. 3 election.An average of polls by RealClearPolitics shows Biden with a solid lead

October 26, 2020
Tao Geoghegan Hart wins Giro d'Italia after thrilling conclusion in Milan

Tao Geoghegan Hart wins Giro d’Italia after thrilling conclusion in Milan

But after a superb time trial performance that secured his maiden victory in a Grand Tour, it was anything but a regular weekend day for the 25-year-old. Geoghegan Hart had started the Giro d’Italia and as a support rider to Ineos Grenadiers’ Geraint Thomas, only for his teammate — the pre-race favorite — to crash

October 26, 2020
Facebook reverses stance on Holocaust denial, will ban it now

Facebook launches cloud games on desktop and Android, but not on iOS

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Georgetown University in a ‘Conversation on Free Expression” in Washington, DC on October 17, 2019.Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty ImagesFacebook announced on Monday the launch of cloud gaming on its desktop website and Android app but said it’s unable to bring the games to iOS due to Apple’s “arbitrary”

October 26, 2020
Senate Democrats speak all night on Senate floor as Barrett confirmation edges closer to Monday night vote

Senate Democrats speak all night on Senate floor as Barrett confirmation edges closer to Monday night vote

Debate raged overnight on the Senate floor as Democrats protested the fact Republicans are moving ahead with the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, voting Sunday afternoon to limit debate on the judge and setting up a final confirmation vote on Monday.”Senate Democrats are taking over the floor all night to fight this sham

October 26, 2020
Lewis Hamilton vs Michael Schumacher: Who is the greatest?

Lewis Hamilton vs Michael Schumacher: Who is the greatest?

History was made on Sunday at the Portimao Circuit in Portugal. A track which has never hosted a F1 race prior to this coronavirus-affected 2020 season, in a country where Hamilton had never raced an F1 car. Both drivers are regarded as greats, racking up wins with Terminator-like ruthlessness, and Hamilton’s career statistics mirror Schumacher’s

October 26, 2020
Susan Collins, last vestige of New England GOP representation in Congress, fighting for political life

Susan Collins, last vestige of New England GOP representation in Congress, fighting for political life

Almost 100 years ago, the Vermont-born former Massachusetts governor Calvin Coolidge was president — and widely considered the nation’s most conservative president alongside Ronald Regan.In 1936, only the states of Maine and Vermont went to Republican presidential nominee Alf Landon when Democratic President Franklin Roosevelt won a massive reelection landslide.In the 1950s, a GOP political

October 26, 2020
Tom Brady becomes NFL's all-time passing touchdown leader

Tom Brady becomes NFL’s all-time passing touchdown leader

When Brady and his Tampa Bay Buccaneers took to the field in Las Vegas, he trailed Drew Brees by three career touchdowns. The New Orleans Saints’ quarterback threw a pair of touchdowns earlier in the day to stretch his career tally to 558, increasing his lead over Brady’s 555.But if Brady’s 20-year career has told

October 26, 2020
Confederation Cup: Moroccans RS Berkane win first African title

Confederation Cup: Moroccans RS Berkane win first African title

Berkane win the Confederation Cup a year after losing the finalMorocco’s RS Berkane beat Egyptians Pyramids 1-0 in the first one-legged Confederation Cup final to win their first African title on Sunday. A scrappy goal from Issoufou Dayo settled a tight contest in Rabat after just fifteen minutes as the Burkinabe defender turned home from

October 26, 2020
Joe Biden appears to confuse Trump with former President George W. Bush

Joe Biden appears to confuse Trump with former President George W. Bush

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden misspoke on Sunday and appeared to begin saying the name of former President George W. Bush rather than President Trump while emphasizing that the 2020 election is important “because who I’m running against.”Biden made the gaffe Sunday at an “I Will Vote Concert” virtual campaign event that featured a number of

October 26, 2020
Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine triggers immune response among adults

Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine triggers immune response among adults

A test tube labelled vaccine is seen in front of AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken, September 9, 2020.Dado Ruvic | ReutersLONDON — British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca on Monday said its potential Covid-19 vaccine had produced a similar immune response in both older and younger adults.Adverse responses to the vaccine among the elderly — the

October 26, 2020
SAP market cap plunges by $30 billion as coronavirus takes its toll

SAP market cap plunges by $30 billion as coronavirus takes its toll

A company logo is attached to the headquarters of the SAP software group.Uwe Anspach | picture alliance | Getty ImagesLONDON — German enterprise software group SAP saw its market valuation fall by 25 billion euros ($30 billion) on Monday as shares collapsed by over 17% following disappointing third-quarter results.The company, which slashed its revenue forecast

October 26, 2020
Fauci says findings will be known by early December

Fauci says findings will be known by early December

(Photo by Alex Edelman-Pool/Getty Images)Pool | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesLONDON — Hopes are rising that a Covid-19 vaccine could be approved by the end of the year, with drugmakers and research centers scrambling to help bring an end to the pandemic. Dozens of candidate vaccines are in clinical evaluation, according to the World

October 26, 2020
Shares of Samsung Electronics, affiliates rise after Chairman Lee Kun-hee's death

Shares of Samsung Electronics, affiliates rise after Chairman Lee Kun-hee’s death

Samsung logo at store in Shanghai. A South Korean multinational conglomerate.Alex Tai | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty ImagesSINGAPORE — Shares of Samsung Electronics and its affiliates rose Monday morning after Chairman Lee Kun-hee died a day earlier.Samsung shares were up 0.66% as of 10:18 a.m. HK/SIN. Shares of Samsung C&T rose 17.31%, Samsung

October 26, 2020
Egypt sex attacks fuel 'feminist revolution'

Egypt sex attacks fuel ‘feminist revolution’

Women and girls are fighting back against sexual harassment like never before.

October 26, 2020
’60 Minutes’ airs Trump interview cut short by president

’60 Minutes’ airs Trump interview cut short by president

President Trump has had his share of dust-ups with reporters, but one of the most high-profile clashes occurred last week during an interview in the White House’s Roosevelt Room with “60 Minutes” journalist Lesley Stahl.Trump took to Twitter shortly after cutting the meeting short and called the interview biased. Days later, he made good on

October 26, 2020
The U.S. is about to enter its 'most dangerous time'

The U.S. is about to enter its ‘most dangerous time’

The U.S. may be entering a more dangerous period in the coronavirus crisis as the country heads toward winter season and temperatures fall, according to a health-care leader.”We’re seeing much higher growth in cases all over the northern part of the U.S., and the northern part of the U.S. is just a teaser for what

October 26, 2020
Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse on Coinbase’s 'apolitical culture'

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse on Coinbase’s ‘apolitical culture’

Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple.John Chiala | CNBCFintech start-up Ripple doesn’t plan on following Silicon Valley peer Coinbase in banning politics from the workplace.Brian Armstrong, the CEO of Coinbase, caused a stir late last month when he wrote a blog post outlining the company’s policy of non-engagement on social and political issues.He said the virtual

October 26, 2020
TikTok parent ByteDance in IPO talks to list Douyin and other businesses

TikTok parent ByteDance in IPO talks to list Douyin and other businesses

Douyin logo on a stand at The First International Artificial Products Expo Hangzhou on October 18, 2019 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. ByteDance runs Douyin, the Chinese version of TiKTok.VCG | Visual China Group | Getty ImagesChinese technology giant ByteDance is in early stage talks to list some of its businesses including Douyin, a

October 26, 2020
Tanker stowaways: ‘Hijacking’ ends after special forces storm ship

Tanker stowaways: ‘Hijacking’ ends after special forces storm ship

The SBS, headquartered at Poole in Dorset, is less well-known than its Hereford-based counterpart, the Special Air Service (SAS), but both units have been called on over the years for delicate counter-terrorism and hostage rescue missions, often in arduous conditions.

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Bryson DeChambeau: Why record-breaking drives could change golf as we know it

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Rapper Silento arrested after going 143 mph on Georgia highway, tells police he’s not ‘a regular person’

Rapper Silento, best known for the hit 2015 track “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae),” was arrested Friday and accused of driving 143 mph on Interstate 85 in Georgia.The artist, whose real name is Richard “Ricky” Lamar Hawk, was charged with reckless driving, speeding, failure to maintain lane and improper stopping after DeKalb Police pulled him over

Melania Trump to travel to Pennsylvania in final stretch of campaign

First lady Melania Trump is hitting the campaign trail this week, traveling to Pennsylvania on Tuesday to speak to directly to voters before they cast their ballots in the final stretch before Election Day.The first lady is traveling to to Atglen, Penn. Tuesday, for what will be her first solo campaign stop this year, where she will participate

Patrick Mahomes and fiance Brittany Matthews are having a girl

The 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs quarterback announced on Instagram that he and high-school sweetheart Brittany Matthews are expecting a baby girl. In the elaborate gender reveal video, Mahomes and his fiancée stood in front of a massive display of blue and pink balloons while their two dogs walked toward them with pink paint on their

Ant Group to raise $34.5 billion in the biggest IPO of all time

The Ant Group logo and the Alibaba Group logo are displayed at the company’s headquarters in Hangzhou, China.Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesAnt Group will raise $34.5 billion in its dual initial public offering (IPO) after setting the price for its shares on Monday, making it the biggest listing of all time.The Chinese financial

Melanie Griffith, 63, shows off age-defying figure for breast cancer awareness

Melanie Griffith showed off her toned figure in lingerie in partnership with a breast cancer awareness campaign.The “Working Girl” actress, 63, sat on the edge of her tub in nothing but a pink bra, high-waisted briefs and heels.Despite her briefs being high-waisted, her taut abs could still be seen. Griffith’s legs also appeared very toned.“I’m

Booker Prize: Ethiopian writer Maaza Mengiste on The Shadow King

Ethiopian writer Maaza Mengiste has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize for her book, The Shadow King.The Shadow King is about an orphan girl named Hirut living in Ethiopia in 1935 amid the threat of invasion by Mussolini.The Booker Prize is the UK’s most prestigious literary award open to any novel written in English and

Trump stumping in Pennsylvania in presidential campaign’s final week

With the November election just a little over one week away and tens of millions of Americans already voting, President Trump is heading to Pennsylvania looking to erase Democratic challenger Joe Biden’s lead.Trump’s back-to-back rallies in Allentown, Lititz and Martinsburg, Pa., come just eight days before the Nov. 3 election.An average of polls by RealClearPolitics shows Biden with a solid lead

Tao Geoghegan Hart wins Giro d’Italia after thrilling conclusion in Milan

But after a superb time trial performance that secured his maiden victory in a Grand Tour, it was anything but a regular weekend day for the 25-year-old. Geoghegan Hart had started the Giro d’Italia and as a support rider to Ineos Grenadiers’ Geraint Thomas, only for his teammate — the pre-race favorite — to crash
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Michelle Obama speaks to NBA, WNBA players about how they can use platform to create change

Click to expand UP NEXT LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. He may have been in the locker room preparing for a game, but Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum found time to sneak in a phone call. It was rather important. Former first lady Michelle Obama spoke to a handful of NBA and WNBA players Sunday
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How Italy turned the Covid-19 disaster around

Now, just four months later, life in Italy, the country Vice President Mike Pence once said “no one wanted to be like,” is nearly back to normal, despite occasional spikes in cases that have been attributed to migrants arriving in the country or living in close quarters. The death toll has leveled off at just
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George Floyd’s death ignited a racial reckoning that shows no signs of slowing down

America rises up regularly. It’s in the DNA of a country founded on dissent. Millions have forged their anger into action, from the tax revolts of the nation’s earliest days, to the labor, housing and busing protests that helped shape the civil rights movement. The Me Too-fueled women’s marches of 2017 and 2018 and the
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News this week: Start your week smart

  Where is Congress this week? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said senators can head home for the August recess, but should be ready to be called back if things develop on the stimulus front. Same thing goes for the House, which is still out.    Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin will hold primary
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How Italy turned the Covid-19 disaster around

Now, just four months later, life in Italy, the country Vice President Mike Pence once said “no one wanted to be like,” is nearly back to normal, despite occasional spikes in cases that have been attributed to migrants arriving in the country or living in close quarters. The death toll has leveled off at just
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Italy prepares to return to school … with saws

Social distancing is vital to mitigate the spread of coronavirus, but most Italian schools still use old-fashioned “banchi,” or benches, that seat multiple students to save space in their cramped classrooms. Single desks are rare, especially in the lower grade levels. Italy’s Education Ministry put out a Europe-wide tender earlier in July for three million
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