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South Africa's top cop confirms Grace Mugabe dodged court hearing: report

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's top policeman confirmed on Wednesday that Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe failed to appear at a court hearing the previous day to answer accusations she assaulted a 20-year-old model in an upmarket Johannesburg hotel.

15 Perfect Reactions to Sam Interrupting Gilly's Major Game of Thrones Revelation

This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season seven. It was one of the most highly anticipated moments of Game of Thrones, when it's confirmed that Jon Snow is not a bastard. While viewers went absolutely crazy upon hearingShow More Summary

Human: Fall Flat and The Flame in the Flood are coming to Nintendo Switch

Tired of hearing about Nintendo Switch ports? I hope not! I can't help but want to cover them. Two cool games you've probably heard of but maybe haven't played yet are confirmed for the system. Extremely excited to announce Human: Fall...Show More Summary

Charge that Bremerton leader disrupted Congress dismissed

Authorities have dismissed a charge that a Bremerton city councilwoman disrupted Congress during a confirmation hearing for now-U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Councilwoman Leslie Daugs told The Kitsap Sun ( … Click to Continue »

Canadian diplomat in Cuba treated for hearing loss

The Canadian government is confirming that at least one Canadian diplomat in Cuba also has been treated for hearing loss. U.S. officials believe a group of American diplomats in Havana … Click to Continue »

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Italy's Errani banned after taking mother's cancer drug by mistake

ROME, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Italian player Sara Errani has been suspended for two months after a hearing concluded she accidentally took her mother's medication for breast cancer, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) confirmed on Monday.

Insiders say Google was interested in buying Snap for at least $30 billion last year (SNAP, GOOG)

We keep hearing that Google floated an offer of at least $30 billion to buy Snap in early 2016. Three people, including people inside and close to the company, separately confirmed they had heard the chatter and price tag, with one calling...Show More Summary

How to take down Kim Jong Un without firing a shot

Stop saying there are no good options on North Korea. Here’s how to  end the threat once and for all—without firing a shot. By TOM MALINOWSKI At my Senate confirmation hearing a few years ago, I made a promise to the panel deciding my fate: never to use the phrase “there are no good options.” After […]

Top Republican senator warns Trump that he won't hold confirmation hearing for a new AG if Sessions is ousted

Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley warned President Donald Trump on Thursday that he will not hold any confirmation hearing through the end of the year for a replacement to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Grassley, an Iowa Republican, first made the comments in a Wednesday night tweet. Show More Summary

Trump choice for Fed board says he likes rule change ideas

Randal Quarles, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Federal Reserve Board, says he likes a predecessor's ideas for where regulators should prune banking rules. At his Senate confirmation hearing, Quarles … Click to Continue »

United 747 Will Fly Domestic on Friday

United is retiring its 747-400 fleet this autumn. While I’m hearing rumors of a farewell domestic tour, nothing has been confirmed yet and the final flight is still scheduled from Seoul to San Francisco on October 29, 2017. But the 747 is making a rare domestic appearance this Friday from Chicago to San Francisco. Show More Summary

Slack is raising a $250 million round at $5 billion valuation

Enterprise messaging service Slack is raising a $250 million round at a $5 billion valuation, TechCrunch has confirmed. We’re hearing that SoftBank, Accel Partners and other existing investors participated. The $250 million financing amount was reported by Bloomberg. Show More Summary

The Scariest Nuclear Threat Might Be in the White House

Michael Lewis has a must-read piece on the Department of Energy — from the “ceremonial and bizarre” role of energy secretary Rick Perry to the Trump administration’s apparent total disinterest in the agency. In his confirmation hearings to run the [...]

In Danger? O.J. Simpson Removed From Prison Population ‘For His Protection’

O.J. Simpson has been removed from the general prison population in the aftermath of his shocking parole hearing, can confirm. Detective Brooke of the Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada exclusively told Radar that the disgraced star, 70, was placed in a “special housing unit” away from fellow inmates “to err on the side of Read More

Is It Possible There's A Scientific Test For Consciousness?

"Week by week we hear claims from neuroscientists that would appear to confirm the prevailing “internalist” view of consciousness. If the brain creates a representation in our heads of the world around us through the firing of neurons, the argument goes, then we can identify neural activity that corresponds to particular aspects of consciousness.  How, […]

ReCore: Definitive Edition briefly outed in Xbox achievements list

A new leak appears to confirm what was already rumored: ReCore is getting a definitive edition release. Though we have yet to hear any official word on the matter, a ReCore: Definitive Edition appears to be on its way....

"Callista Gingrich’s hair is a fabulous shout-out to a mythic Washington."

WaPo headline for a Robin Givhan essay.Ms. Gingrich was appearing at her confirmation hearing — she's nominated for ambassador to the Vatican — and her hair was "a perfectly styled chin-length bob with a side swoosh... controlled and...Show More Summary

Senators Praise FCC Nominees Amid Split on Internet Policy

Senators applauded the qualifications of three nominees to the Federal Communications Commission at a hearing on Wednesday, but remained sharply divided on the policies they will try to enact once confirmed.

Kushner to Testify Before Senate Panel Next Week, Trump Jr. and Manafort Scheduled to Follow

Top White House adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee Monday, July 24th, in a closed-door hearing, Kushner’s lawyer confirmed Wednesday. The Intel committee, charged with investigating...Show More Summary

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