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  • Mike Rizzo says Dusty Baker’s contract is ‘not going to be an issue’

    June 9, 2017 10:17 PM 90

    Nationals Manager Dusty Baker’s contract expires at the end of the year, and he doesn’t want to go anywhere. He would like an extension beyond this season — with a raise — and he bluntly told The Washington Post’s Chelsea Janes of his wishes in a story published Thursday. Over the last 24 hours, the subject has mushroomed into one of the few hullabaloos

  • Audi will unveil 2018 A8 sedan at mobility event on July 11

    June 9, 2017 7:05 PM 72

    What better way to showcase the future of mobility than by unveiling a giant, expensive luxury sedan? BMW unveiled a new 7 Series last year, and Mercedes-Benz announced a refreshed S-Class earlier this year. What of the Audi A8, though? Don't worry, a new one is coming next month. Audi will pull back the veil on the 2018 A8 flagship luxury sedan on July 11. The event

  • Apple Watch ties for No. 1 in Q1 wearable share ahead of WWDC 2017

    June 5, 2017 1:31 PM 91

    Xiaomi is the other top wearable vendor as Fitbit drops to No. 3, according to IDC. The Apple Watch is now in a statistical tie for the most first quarter market share in the wearable device category tied with Xiaomi, according to IDC. Fitbit has fallen to third place. IDC's stats highlight how smart watches have garnered priority over fitness trackers

  • ​MS Tech to launch seamless USB-C cable globally

    June 5, 2017 2:45 AM 87

    South Korea's MS Tech will launch its USB-C cable that boasts a seamless design and a data transmission rate of 10Gbps. MS Tech will globally launch its USB-C cable that meets the USB 3.1 standard of 10Gbps data transmission speeds and supplies 100 watts of power. The South Korean firm's Now brand of USB-C cable that can be connected either side was launched

  • Fani-Kayode “Uncouth, Rude and Crude” – Youth Group — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

    June 4, 2017 1:11 PM 67

    In a statement issued on Sunday, Youth For Change NG, an umbrella group of youths committed to enthroning decency in politics, has flayed Mr Femi Fani-Kayode for being “uncouth, rude and crude” in public discourse. The statement which was signed by Mr Seun Bobade, national leader of the group said “We found Mr Fani-Kayode’s tweet extremely distasteful

  • Real Madrid 4-1 Juventus: Ronaldo carries Real to 12th Champions League title

    June 3, 2017 3:09 PM 52

    A big second half lifted Los Blancos to victory For the second consecutive year and 12th time overall, Real Madrid is the king of Europe. In the Champions League final on Saturday, Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real beat Juventus 4-1 in Cardiff. The competition's most successful club in history had yet another magical night under the lights on the biggest

  • Off-duty troopers rescue dog stuck in tree trunk

    June 2, 2017 5:10 PM 73

    A small dog who found himself trapped in a tree is home safe after being rescued by two off-duty Kentucky State Troopers. Kentucky State Police said in a release that Sgt. Michael Williams and Trooper Gerick Sullivan were mowing grass in a cemetery in Salem, Kentucky, when they heard a dog barking. After trying to determine the source of the yelps, the officers

  • Video: Animal Cafes Are Cool, But Does A Raccoon Cafe Go Too Far?

    June 2, 2017 8:38 AM 52

    Video: Animal Cafes Are Cool, But Does A Raccoon Cafe Go Too Far? In the dense megacities of East Asia, millions of people dwell in high-rises with very little green space. This isn't an ideal setting to raise big dogs or more unusual pets. Cramped quarters aren't great for domesticated pets in general. The solution? Entrepreneurs in cities like Tokyo

  • P.K. Subban says 'we're going to win the next game' after Predators lose again

    June 1, 2017 4:15 AM 66

    Nashville had better do so, too, if it wants to get back in the mix vs. the Pens But P.K. Subban, their exuberant defenseman and Evgeni Malkin's chief rival at the tail end of Nashville's second straight defeat in this series, thinks the Pens have it coming to them on Saturday. Addressing the media after a riotous Game 2, in which he was booed repeatedly

  • America's most misspelled words, according to Google

    May 31, 2017 4:55 PM 67

    NEW YORK -- As the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee gets underway, Google has decided to honor the annual event by compiling a list of the most misspelled words in the country. Their list is based on top searched "how to spell" words by state in 2017, and is categorized by how many letters in each word were misspelled. Apparently, folks in Georgia