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September 25, 2018 8:00 PM Michael Rapaport Sues Barstool Sports, I Don't Have Herpes!!

2:38 PM PT -- Dave Portnoy has released a statement to TMZ Sports ... saying “Michael Rapaport is a loser. There is nothing worse than somebody who claims to be the king of trash talk and then cries when people respond in kind." "Unfortunately as much I’d love to take credit for ruining his career he did it to himself by being an unhinged lunatic. We wish him nothing 100

September 25, 2018 5:41 PM 2-year window for clergy abuse lawsuits sent to state Senate

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A proposal to give victims of child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania an opportunity to file lawsuits over claims that would otherwise be too outdated to pursue overwhelmingly passed the state House on Tuesday, but it was unclear if it will get through the Senate. The House voted 173-21 to send the Senate a bill creating a two-year window 59

September 24, 2018 9:12 AM 3D-printed gun pioneer in jail on sex assault charge

Cody Wilson is in jail in Houston, Texas, after being charged with the sexual assault of an under-age girl. Mr Wilson runs Defense Distributed, a company that offers blueprints for creating 3D printed guns. He was deported back to the US from Taiwan on 22 September, having travelled there after a warrant was issued for his arrest. In August, a 16-year-old 83

September 22, 2018 12:10 AM USOC boosts payments to Paralympians

(Reuters) - Olympians and Paralympians from the United States will now earn equal payouts for winning medals with payments retroactively distributed to include this year’s Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, the U.S. Olympic Committee said on Friday. Paralympic athletes will receive $37,500 for each gold medal, $22,500 for silver and $15,000 for bronze 47

September 20, 2018 6:43 PM Amazon adds new Echo devices in bid to dominate voice gadgets

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Thursday introduced new Echo devices with more powerful audio in a bid to stay ahead of rivals Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O) in the nascent category for voice-controlled gadgets. The world’s largest online retailer announced updated versions of its Echo Dot and Echo Plus, as well as new devices 78

September 18, 2018 8:03 AM Russia says Syria shot down one of its military planes, blames Israel: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday that the Syrian military had accidentally shot down a Russian military plane over Syria, but said it blamed the incident on Israel, the RIA news agency reported. The ministry had previously said that the plane had vanished from radar screens over Syria at the same time as Israeli and French 58

September 12, 2018 12:18 PM Tech Investors Prepare to Say Goodbye to Facebook, Google

New S&P 500 communication-services sector will include companies currently in the tech, consumer-discretionary sectors Index providers S&P Dow Jones Indices and MSCI are officially creating a new communication-services sector to replace telecom, the smallest of the index’s 11 segments. S&P will complete its reclassification Sept. 21, and many others 65

September 11, 2018 2:33 PM Diplomats from Iran, Russia, Turkey meet UN envoy on Syria

UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, attends a meeting during the consultations on Syria, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Representatives of Russia, Turkey and Iran, meet with the UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria to discuss the situation 52

September 11, 2018 8:44 AM Alibaba cedes control in Russia unit to form new joint venture

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) - China’s largest e-commerce firm, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, has ceded control of its Russian business to form a new venture with a state fund and two technology firms, hoping that access to their consumer base with help boost its development. Alibaba will own 48 percent of AliExpress Russia as a result of the deal signed 85

September 7, 2018 3:28 PM Student Hangs Fake Poster Ad in McDonald's So More Asians Would Be Represented—and It's Still Up

When an Asian-American college student noticed a lack of diversity at his local McDonald’s restaurant, he took matters into his own hands. In mid July, Jevh Maravilla created a fake poster for the fast food chain starring himself and his fellow Filipino friend Christian Toledo and hung it at a Pearland, Texas location. After the ad had stayed up untouched 61