Three mountaineers presumed dead after avalanche in Canada – The Guardian

Three world-class mountaineers were presumed dead on Thursday after an avalanche in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Renowned Austrian climbers David Lama and Hansjörg Auer, and American alpinist Jess Roskelley had been missing since a series of avalanches in Alberta’s Banff national park earlier this week. The Canadian government agency Parks Canada said the three men […]

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe – The Associated Press

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe – The Associated Press

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend: ITALY Aiming to quickly move on from its Champions League elimination, Juventus needs only a draw at home against Fiorentina on Saturday to clinch a record-extending eighth straight Serie A title. Juventus is 17 points ahead of second-place Napoli with six rounds remaining […]

Sports Betting Takes On Newest Jeopardy! Celebrity: James Holzhauer To Break Ken Jennings Record? – Forbes

Sports Betting Takes On Newest Jeopardy! Celebrity: James Holzhauer To Break Ken Jennings Record? – Forbes

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY – JANUARY 13: Host of ‘Jeopardy!’ Alex Trebek attends a press conference to discuss the upcoming Man V. Machine ‘Jeopardy!’ competition at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center on January 13, 2011 in Yorktown Heights, New York. (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images) Getty Move over Ken Jennings, there is a new Jeopardy […]

Mueller report: Trump 'tried to get special counsel fired'

Mueller report: Trump 'tried to get special counsel fired'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy no charge of obstruction of justice? A law professor breaks down the legal questions. US President Donald Trump tried to get the man appointed to investigate his links to Russia fired, a long-awaited report has revealed. The 448-page redacted document, collated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, […]

China to Launch Ambitious Asteroid-Comet Mission in 2022 – Space.com

China to Launch Ambitious Asteroid-Comet Mission in 2022 – Space.com

China is expanding its robotic space-exploration plans far beyond the moon. The nation, whose Chang’e 4 spacecraft pulled off the first-ever soft landing on the lunar far side this past January, aims to launch a bold mission just three years from now that will explore both an asteroid and a comet, according to China’s state-run […]

Some Google Employees Are Worried For Their Families Following A Measles Case On Campus – BuzzFeed News

Some Google Employees Are Worried For Their Families Following A Measles Case On Campus – BuzzFeed News

SAN FRANCISCO — Some Google employees are alarmed they weren’t told sooner that a colleague with measles had walked around buildings at their Silicon Valley headquarters — including a campus restaurant — two weeks ago, according to internal forum posts seen by BuzzFeed News. Many are discussing how to protect themselves and their families and […]

Sesame Street's Elmo and Cookie Monster Are Bringing Respect to Game of Thrones and Westworld – Gizmodo

Sesame Street's Elmo and Cookie Monster Are Bringing Respect to Game of Thrones and Westworld – Gizmodo

It doesn’t look like anything to me.Image: HBO Hey, kids! You wanna see Cersei Lannister casually peer pressure Sesame Street’s Elmo into drinking? How about Cookie Monster teaching two robots who believe themselves to be human that sharing is caring? Of course you do. In celebration of Sesame Street’s 50th anniversary, HBO’s launched a new […]

UFC's Ige gives blood sample meant for neighbor – ESPN

UFC's Ige gives blood sample meant for neighbor – ESPN

UFC featherweight Dan Ige says a bizarre set of circumstances led to him supplying blood to a complete stranger early Thursday morning. As an active UFC athlete, Ige, 27, is subject to a random, year-round drug-testing program, which is administered by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). According to Ige, a blood collector visited his […]

[Update x2: More changes] After a week with Android Q Beta 1, here are all the little changes we've noticed – Android Police

[Update x2: More changes] After a week with Android Q Beta 1, here are all the little changes we've noticed – Android Police

There are quite a few new features (and some removed functionality) present in the first beta of Android Q — we’ve documented around 50 major changes already. There are also plenty of smaller tweaks that don’t warrant separate coverage, so we’re going over them here. Without further ado, here all of the smaller changes in […]

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