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‘Price Is Right’ Halts Production After Drew Carey’s Ex-Fiancee Murder – TMZ

'The Price Is Right' Halts Production After Drew Carey's Ex-Fiancee's Murder 2/17/2020 1:30 PM PT Exclusive TMZ/Getty 1:29 PM PT -- Drew just issued this statement, obtained by TMZ, "Amie and I had a love that people are lucky to have once in a lifetime. She was a positive force in the world, a tireless…

California to apologize for state’s role in internment of Japanese Americans during WWII – Fox News

California lawmakers are expected to approve a resolution Thursday offering a formal apology for the state’s role in the internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. Democratic Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, who was born in Japan and is one the roughly 430,000 people of Japanese descent living in California, introduced the resolution. "We like to…

Investor update on quarterly guidance – Apple Newsroom

PRESS RELEASE February 17, 2020 Cupertino, California — February 17, 2020 — As the public health response to COVID-19 continues, our thoughts remain with the communities and individuals most deeply affected by the disease, and with those working around the clock to contain its spread and to treat the ill. Apple is more than doubling…

The Call of the Wild review – old-fashioned shaggy-dog story with bite – The Guardian

Disney’s adaptation of the classic Jack London adventure, starring Harrison Ford and a pack of CGI critters, is enjoyably corny Uncanny valley … Harrison Ford and the CGI’d Buck in The Call of the Wild. Photograph: Allstar/Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Beethoven meets Gladiator in this old-fashioned doggy adventure from Disney, which basically jumps out…

SpaceX launches fifth batch of Starlink satellites, misses booster landing – SpaceNews

by Caleb Henry — February 17, 2020 SpaceX launched its fifth batch of Starlink satellites into a lower orbit than previous missions to reduce strain on the rocket. Credit: SpaceX webcast. WASHINGTON — SpaceX completed its fifth dedicated Starlink launch Feb. 17, successfully sending 60 satellites into low Earth orbit while missing what would have…

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‘Price Is Right’ Halts Production After Drew Carey’s Ex-Fiancee Murder – TMZ

'The Price Is Right' Halts Production After Drew Carey's Ex-Fiancee's Murder 2/17/2020 1:30 PM PT Exclusive TMZ/Getty 1:29 PM PT -- Drew just issued this statement, obtained by TMZ, "Amie and I had a love that people are lucky to have once in a lifetime. She was a positive force in the world, a tireless…

California to apologize for state’s role in internment of Japanese Americans during WWII – Fox News

California lawmakers are expected to approve a resolution Thursday offering a formal apology for the state’s role in the internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. Democratic Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, who was born in Japan and is one the roughly 430,000 people of Japanese descent living in California, introduced the resolution. "We like to…

Investor update on quarterly guidance – Apple Newsroom

PRESS RELEASE February 17, 2020 Cupertino, California — February 17, 2020 — As the public health response to COVID-19 continues, our thoughts remain with the communities and individuals most deeply affected by the disease, and with those working around the clock to contain its spread and to treat the ill. Apple is more than doubling…

The Call of the Wild review – old-fashioned shaggy-dog story with bite – The Guardian

Disney’s adaptation of the classic Jack London adventure, starring Harrison Ford and a pack of CGI critters, is enjoyably corny Uncanny valley … Harrison Ford and the CGI’d Buck in The Call of the Wild. Photograph: Allstar/Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Beethoven meets Gladiator in this old-fashioned doggy adventure from Disney, which basically jumps out…

SpaceX launches fifth batch of Starlink satellites, misses booster landing – SpaceNews

by Caleb Henry — February 17, 2020 SpaceX launched its fifth batch of Starlink satellites into a lower orbit than previous missions to reduce strain on the rocket. Credit: SpaceX webcast. WASHINGTON — SpaceX completed its fifth dedicated Starlink launch Feb. 17, successfully sending 60 satellites into low Earth orbit while missing what would have…

Max Q: Spacex gets ready for first human flight

Max Q is a new weekly newsletter all about space. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. This week turned out to be a surprisingly busy one in space news — kicked off by the Trump administration’s FY 2021 budget proposal, which was generous to U.S. space efforts both in…
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Today in Conservative Media: The Whistleblower Is a Gossipy Gossip – Slate

Conservative outlets think Trump will be fine. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images On Thursday, Congress released the anonymous whistleblower complaint alleging that President Donald Trump had pressured President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden and his son Hunter during a July 25 phone call. The full complaint has intensified the calls for Trump’s impeachment, as…

Des Moines Register reporter out for old racist tweets after digging up tweets of Iowan philanthropist – Fox News

The Des Moines Register announced Thursday that the reporter who found years-old offensive tweets by a local man who raised $1 million for charity is no longer with the paper.The paper's executive editor Carol Hunter published an op-ed on Thursday night and informed readers that Aaron Calvin, the journalist behind the controversial profile about 24-year-old Carson King, is…

NBA Makes Mountain Out Of Molehill, Partially Blames Buddy Hield – Deadspin

Photo: Streeter Lecka (Getty Images)Remember when it was discovered that Buddy Hield’s birthday was incorrectly listed on the official sites of the NBA and the Sacramento Kings—along with ESPN, Basketball Reference, and Draft Express—and it was reported as one of those quirky things that makes the NBA oh-so-fun? Well if the league has its way,…

In Ukraine Phone Call, Alarmed Aides Saw Trouble – The New York Times

“do us a favor” and investigate Democrats.The alarm among officials who heard the exchange led to an extraordinary effort to keep too many more people from learning about it. In the days to come, according to a whistle-blower complaint released on Thursday, White House officials embarked on a campaign to “lock down” the record of…

Apple iOS 13.1 Release: Should You Upgrade? – Forbes

Apple iOS 13.1 has landed and it’s a rushed emergency fix for the bug-filled mess that is iOS 13. This makes it essential for every iPhone running iOS 13, but should anyone running iOS 12 upgrade? It’s not good news. Apple iOS 13AppleWho Is It For?iOS 13 removed support for two generations of iPhone, so iOS 13.1 will run…

Peloton, Micron in focus — What to know in markets Friday – Yahoo Finance

PTON) and Micron (MU)." data-reactid="15" type="text">Two companies that will be in focus Friday include Peloton (PTON) and Micron (MU).Peloton raced to the public markets Thursday after pricing its shares at $29, which was the high end of the previously anticipated range. It was a disappointing first day, as the stock tumbled more than 11% and closed at $25.76…

Stem cells from dozens of child cancer patients lost after freezer malfunction, hospital says – Fox News

Stem cells harvested from the blood of 56 Los Angeles-area child cancer patients were lost when the hospital freezer where they were stored malfunctioned, administrators said Wednesday.The stem cells were harvested from patients at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) before they underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatments. They were put in long-term storage in case their cancer ever returned."One of the…

Immanuel Christian School: Sixth-grade boys accused of pinning down black girl and cutting off her dreadlocks in Virginia – CBS News

A black middle school student from Virginia is accusing three white boys of pinning her down and cutting off her dreadlocks. The incident took place at Immanuel Christian School — where Vice President Mike Pence's wife, Karen Pence, is a teacher.  Amari Allen, a 12-year-old student at the private K-12 Christian school, said the boys…

For years, some NBA players lied about their height. They can’t anymore. – The Washington Post

It’s no secret the NBA has offered questionable height listings for its players in years past.Just look at Kevin Durant.The 10-time all-star is “officially” 6-foot-9, per NBA.com — but that number has always been puzzling. This 2016 photo of him standing next to centers DeMarcus Cousins and DeAndre Jordan, who are both purportedly 6-foot-11, doesn’t…

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‘Price Is Right’ Halts Production After Drew Carey’s Ex-Fiancee Murder – TMZ

'The Price Is Right' Halts Production After Drew Carey's Ex-Fiancee's Murder 2/17/2020 1:30 PM PT Exclusive TMZ/Getty 1:29 PM PT -- Drew just issued this statement, obtained by TMZ, "Amie and I had a love that people are lucky to have once in a lifetime. She was a positive force in the world, a tireless…

California to apologize for state’s role in internment of Japanese Americans during WWII – Fox News

California lawmakers are expected to approve a resolution Thursday offering a formal apology for the state’s role in the internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. Democratic Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, who was born in Japan and is one the roughly 430,000 people of Japanese descent living in California, introduced the resolution. "We like to…

Investor update on quarterly guidance – Apple Newsroom

PRESS RELEASE February 17, 2020 Cupertino, California — February 17, 2020 — As the public health response to COVID-19 continues, our thoughts remain with the communities and individuals most deeply affected by the disease, and with those working around the clock to contain its spread and to treat the ill. Apple is more than doubling…

The Call of the Wild review – old-fashioned shaggy-dog story with bite – The Guardian

Disney’s adaptation of the classic Jack London adventure, starring Harrison Ford and a pack of CGI critters, is enjoyably corny Uncanny valley … Harrison Ford and the CGI’d Buck in The Call of the Wild. Photograph: Allstar/Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Beethoven meets Gladiator in this old-fashioned doggy adventure from Disney, which basically jumps out…

SpaceX launches fifth batch of Starlink satellites, misses booster landing – SpaceNews

by Caleb Henry — February 17, 2020 SpaceX launched its fifth batch of Starlink satellites into a lower orbit than previous missions to reduce strain on the rocket. Credit: SpaceX webcast. WASHINGTON — SpaceX completed its fifth dedicated Starlink launch Feb. 17, successfully sending 60 satellites into low Earth orbit while missing what would have…