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Strong earthquake strikes in the South Pacific near New Caledonia

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NASA/GSFC/Landsat/Wikimedia Commons A massive earthquake with an initial 7.1 magnitude struck in the South Pacific near New Caledonia just east of Australia.  The shaking began around 3 p.m. local time on Wednesday.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: What you’re really seeing during a meteor shower See Also: The hardest college to get into in every stateScience says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in commonWe took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse for you — and there appears to be a winner Read more: feedproxy.google.com Please follow and like […]

8/31/18: Top 10 Home Runs of the Week

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David Bote’s walk-off home run highlights a week of strong walk-off homers, check out the top 10 Home Runs of the Week About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S. and Canada, representing the highest level of professional baseball. Led by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., MLB currently features record levels of labor peace, competitive balance and industry revenues, as well as the most comprehensive drug-testing program in American professional sports. MLB remains committed to making an impact in the […]

Aretha Franklin was present for some of America’s biggest moments — see photos from her incredible life

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AP Music icon Aretha Franklin died on Thursday, August 16 at age 76. Her decades-long career included dozens of awards and honoree performances that ranged from personal to political and celebratory. From singing at Martin Luther King Jr.’s funeral in 1968 to performing at President Barack Obama’s first swearing-in ceremony, Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin participated in major historical moments. Here are 17 photos that demonstrate Franklin’s illustrious life and career. This photo captures a moment during Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s memorial service when Coretta Scott King was listening to Aretha Franklin sing. AP According to the Associated Press, Franklin performed […]

The future of artificial intelligence in retail

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Hype around artificial intelligence has never been higher — and one industry where it has a chance to make a major impact on profits is retail. Business Insider Intelligence projects that AI will boost profitability in retail and wholesale by nearly 60% by 2035, setting off a wave of excitement and investment among companies. The areas where AI will have its biggest impact are personalization, search and chatbots.See the rest of the story at Business Insider See Also: The future of artificial intelligence in retailAlibaba and Kroger are partnering on groceriesRelevant recommendations drive conversion Read more: feedproxy.google.com Please follow and […]

Garver, 8-run 5th inning power Twins, 10-7: 8/31/18

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Daily Recap: Mitch Garver went 3-for-5 with four RBIs, including a three-run double in the Twins’ crucial eight-run 5th inning in a 10-7 win About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S. and Canada, representing the highest level of professional baseball. Led by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., MLB currently features record levels of labor peace, competitive balance and industry revenues, as well as the most comprehensive drug-testing program in American professional sports. MLB remains committed to making an impact […]

The UK has accused 2 alleged Russian intelligence officers of trying to murder a spy in England with nerve agent

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London Metropolitan Police The UK is charging two Russian men identified as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov over the poisoning of a former Russian spy this March. Prime Minister Theresa May said the two men are officers from Russia’s intelligence services, also known as the GRU. She said that authorisation for the attack “almost certainly” came from the senior levels of the Russian government. Sergei Skripal, the former spy, and his daughter collapsed in Salisbury after being exposed to novichok, a military-grade nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Police released a detailed description of the suspects’ […]

Giuliani: ‘The American people would revolt’ if Trump is impeached

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Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s lawyer, said the “American people would revolt” if the president is impeached.  Impeachment is a rare, complex procedure, and Giuliani said he believes it’s unlikely to occur in Trump’s case.  Trump had a tough week in the courts as his former personal attorney implicated him in campaign finance violations and his former campaign manager was convicted on eight counts of financial crimes. Recent polls over whether Trump should be impeached have been mixed, suggesting Americans are largely split on the issue. Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s lawyer, on Thursday said the “American people would revolt” if […]

Condensed Game: PIT@STL – 9/10/18

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Condensed Game: PIT@STL – 9/10/18 About Major League Baseball: Major League Baseball (MLB) is the most historic professional sports league in the United States and consists of 30 member clubs in the U.S. and Canada, representing the highest level of professional baseball. Led by Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., MLB currently features record levels of labor peace, competitive balance and industry revenues, as well as the most comprehensive drug-testing program in American professional sports. MLB remains committed to making an impact in the communities of the U.S., Canada and throughout the world, perpetuating the sport’s larger role in society and […]

What 9/11 looked like to the only American service member not on earth

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NASA The question of “where were you on Sept. 11?,” the traditional addendum to the distinctly post-9/11 rallying cry of “never forget,” means something different to the service members and veterans who saw combat in the Global War on Terror than it does for the average civilians. Thousands of military personnel sprang into action on that Tuesday, from racing toward the World Trade Center and Pentagon alongside first responders to securing U.S. air sovereignty from the cockpit of an F-15. In the decade that followed, more than 3 million Americans joined the armed forces. The attacks were an unmistakable call of duty, one that Americans are […]

People are rallying behind ‘Cosby Show’ actor Geoffrey Owens after photos of him working at Trader Joe’s went viral

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Actor Geoffrey Owens was spotted working at a New Jersey Trader Joe’s at the end of August. News sites ran the story and photos of the actor, and it quickly went viral. Now, other people in Hollywood are sharing their own stories of holding day jobs while working as actors. Over the weekend, photos emerged on news sites of “Cosby Show” actor Geoffrey Owens, 57, working at a Trader Joe’s in New Jersey. Now, fellow actors and fans are coming to Owens’ defense to say it’s common for actors to hold other jobs.See the rest of the story at Business […]