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Lev Parnas spins wild tales of Trumpian corruption — and we know most of them are true

Trump and Giuliani's bagman is singing like crazy — because he's scared of Bill Barr. Now that's terrifying

Preview: Heat hit road to take on Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Thunder

The Miami Heat head to Oklahoma City to take on Chris Paul and the surprising Thunder Friday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Skip Bayless picks the Titans to stun the Chiefs and advance to the Super Bowl

Skip Bayless picks the Tennessee Titans for the third week in a row, claiming they'll use their physicality to wear down the Kansas City Chiefs and advance to the Super Bowl in Miami.

Lions coach Matt Patricia named finalist for NFL's Salute to Service Award

Award recognizes exceptional efforts to honor and support members of the military community

US men's soccer to play March 30 exhibition at Wales

The U.S. men's soccer team will play an exhibition against Wales at Cardiff on March 30

Top Tweets: Who’s ready for Hockey Day Minnesota?

FOX Sports North compiles the top tweets and Instagram posts from the past week of Minnesota sports.

737 MAX crisis could cost Boeing $20 billion, Wall Street analyst says

The US aerospace giant Boeing' costs are likely to rise substantially, analysts say, as airlines continue to push back MAX 737’s from their schedules. The company's best-selling planes have been grounded now for the 11th month. Read Full Article at

Microplastics affect sand crabs' mortality and reproduction

Sand crabs, a key species in beach ecosystems, were found to have increased adult mortality and decreased reproductive success when exposed to plastic microfibers, according to a new study.

Here and gone: Outbound comets are likely of alien origin

Astronomers at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) have analyzed the paths of two objects heading out of the Solar System forever and determined that they also most likely originated from outside of the Solar System. These results improve ou

Nick Wright does not believe the Titans will be a threat to the Chiefs for AFC Championship Game

With the AFC Championship Game approaching, Nick Wright and Chris Canty discuss whether the Tennessee Titans have any chance of victory against the Kansas City Chiefs. Nick explains that quarterback Patrick Mahomes is the healthiest he's ever been this season

Cyprus FA suspends all matches after ref walkout over attack

Cyprus' soccer federation says it has suspended all matches after a referee walkout over a bombing attack against a colleague's car

Surprising Experiment Proves Wolf Cubs Can Play Fetch

Wolf pup Flea comes from a non-fetching litter, born in 2015 (via Christina Hansen Wheat) Toss a ball across the room, and most domesticated dogs will naturally fetch it. Turns out wolf pups* will, too. Researchers were shocked to find that the a

Snails Paint the Town in Miniature Scenes Crafted by Aleia Murawski and Sam Copeland

Illinois-based Aleia Murawski and Sam Copeland have a knack for creating miniature—and slimy—worlds just big enough for their tiny acquaintances to glide through. The creative duo is known for constructing realistic domestic settings featuring plastic cov

Trump's bravado rings even more false than usual as he freaks out about impeachment trial

Donald Trump is a nervous, seething wreck. According to The New York Times, Trump “has become increasingly unnerved by the prospect of a Senate trial, even one in which his Republican allies are widely expected to acquit him. And by the few times the pres

ISS Daily Summary Report – 1/16/2020

Food Acceptability: The crew completed a Food Acceptability Survey using the Data Collection Tool on an available SSC (Station Support Computer). This investigation seeks to determine the impact of repetitive consumption of food currently available from the s

Greek offer to send peacekeeping troops to Libya could spark ‘indirect’ conflict between Ankara and Athens

Greece’s proposal to send forces to observe a fragile truce in Libya could lead to an indirect conflict between Ankara and Athens, analysts told RT, warning that the NATO allies could soon lock horns over the issue. Read Full Article at

'We must make that rematch': Conor McGregor targeting return bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov after UFC 246

Irish MMA superstar Conor McGregor is a man with many potential options ahead of him, but one matchup in particular stands out to him – a lightweight title rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Read Full Article at

Successful disinvestment of BPCL, CONCOR to lay foundation for much bigger stake sell programme: SC Garg

From the perspective of non-tax income and receipts, 2019-20 will be an eventful year witnessing some extra-ordinarily positive events and a few misses, Garg said in a blog.

Cannabis marketing company Fyllo acquires CannaRegs for $10M

Fyllo, a digital marketing company focused on the cannabis industry, has acquired CannaRegs, a website offering subscription access to state and municipal cannabis regulations. Fyllo founder and CEO Chad Bronstein (pictured above) said his company paid $10 mi

Giant Squid Genome Is Fully Sequenced

Giant squid (Architeuthis dux) (via Glenn Rankin/Smithsonian Museum/EOL) The elusive giant squid—a 10-armed invertebrate said to have dragged ships to the ocean floor—has finally had its genome fully sequenced. Important clues about the anato

Internet use reduces study skills in university students

Research has shown that students who use digital technology excessively are less motivated to engage with their studies, and are more anxious about tests. This effect was made worse by the increased feelings of loneliness that use of digital technology produc

The 'blossoming' of damning evidence is no accident—Pelosi's strategy worked

As reporters grilled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi last week about whether she felt pressured to send over the articles of impeachment to the Senate, she laughed it off. “Absolutely total cooperation,” Pelosi offered, after 24 hours in which several Senate D

Forex reserves rise by $58 mn to record high of $461.21 bn

The special drawing rights with the International Monetary Fund were down by $5 million to $1.442 billion.

SEBI puts in place guidelines for listed REIT, InvIT on rights issue

SEBI said the issuer will have to disclose objects of the issue, related-party transactions, valuation, financial details, review of credit rating and grievance redressal mechanism in the placement document.

ICICI Lombard General Insurance Q3 net profit up 23%

ICICI Lombard#39;s combined ratio stood at 98.7 percent in Q3FY20 compared to 95.9 percent in Q3 FY19.

Paris Louvre museum closed amid strikes over pension plans

PARIS (AP) - Paris' Louvre museum was closed Friday as dozens of protesters blocked the entrance to denounce the French government's plans to overhaul the pension system. The Leonardo Da Vinci exhibit marking the 500th anniversary of the Italian master’s de

Nick Wright: Aaron Rodgers could lead Packers to upset victory vs 49ers for NFC Championship

Nick Wright and Chris Canty discuss the NFC Championship Game this Sunday on Fox. The San Francisco 49ers are favored to win at home against the Green Bay Packers, but Nick believes that even though Jimmy Garoppolo has had great moments, Aaron Rodgers has bee

Premier League tells referees to view replays for red cards

The Premier League has advised its referees to use sideline monitors to make a final ruling on red card decisions

Iraqis capture ISIS mufti so obese a TRUCK has to take him into custody, sparking slew of Twitter memes

A top ISIS leader dubbed ‘Jabba the Hutt’ has been captured in Mosul – but proved so obese that removing him from his bolthole required the assistance of a truck, drawing a deluge of memes and jokes at his expense on social media. Read Full Article at R

Russian Olympic Committee joins legal fight against 'unjust' 4-year WADA ban

The Russian Olympic Committee has notified the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) of its intention to join the legal fight against the four-year ban handed to Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). Read Full Article at

Galaxy S20 wishlist: 5 things I want (but likely won't get) from Samsung's next phone - CNET

Samsung's next flagship phone could be brawny, but miss these touches that take it over the top. Sometimes it's the little things that count.

With sex tech hacks, even your vibrator is vulnerable - CNET

Some makers of connected sex devices take security seriously. What about the others?

I had a lovely time in an AI-generated Björk hotel lobby soundscape - CNET

Microsoft's musical partnership with Björk generates choral music based on weather patterns and birds. It's very calming, and I want it at home.

Watchmen season 2 is looking unlikely after creator opts out - CNET

Damon Lindelof is reportedly happy with season 1, and HBO isn't in a hurry to continue without him.

We’ve gone Plaid #

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Danny and Alex were back together to riff over a the latest early-stage rounds, the latest on the late-stage front,

Privacy experts slam UK’s “disastrous” failure to tackle unlawful adtech

The UK’s data protection regulator has been slammed by privacy experts for once again failing to take enforcement action over systematic breaches of the law linked to behaviorally targeted ads — despite warning last summer that the adtech industr

Cloud services provider DigitalOcean is laying off staff, sources say 30-50 affected

After appointing a new CEO and CFO last summer, cloud infrastructure provider DigitalOcean is embarking on a wider reorganisation: the startup has announced a round of layoffs, with potentially between 30 and 50 people affected. DigitalOcean has confirmed th

Digital dollar? RT’s Boom Bust explores ‘Crypto Dad’s’ push to digitize the greenback

Former US financial regulator J. Christopher Giancarlo, also known as ‘Crypto Dad’ for his support of cryptocurrencies, has announced the launch of a think tank to push the idea of digitizing the US dollar. Read Full Article at

'Monumental': Scientists successfully grow mysterious ancient organism that could be origin of life as we know it

A team of researchers has unravelled a scientific mystery by successfully growing an ancient life form in a lab, a breakthrough that brings us one step closer to discovering our very first ancestors on Earth. Read Full Article at

‘Allahu snack bar’: Iraqis capture ISIS mufti so obese a TRUCK has to take him into custody, sparking slew of Twitter memes

A top ISIS leader dubbed ‘Jabba the Hutt’ has been captured in Mosul – but proved so obese that removing him from his bolthole required the assistance of a truck, drawing a deluge of memes and jokes at his expense on social media. Read Full Article at R
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