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Officer minimized role in Floyd's death to investigators

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 13:04:47 -0400

Newly released video shows a former Minneapolis police officer involved in George Floyd’s death telling investigators that he was focused on crowd control, minimizing his role in the actions that led to Floyd’s death

Floyd's death spurs push to train cops to stop police abuse

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 12:17:13 -0400

George Floyd's killing has led to new interest in cop training to stop abuse

Police: Girl killed by gunfire during teen gathering in Ohio

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 11:34:51 -0400

Authorities say an 8-year-old girl was shot and killed during a gathering of teenagers at an Ohio home

Former Illinois Gov. James Thompson, 'Big Jim,' dies at 84

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 11:04:18 -0400

Former Illinois Gov.  James R

Tropical Storm Kyle forms as Josephine weakens in Atlantic

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 10:53:32 -0400

Tropical Storm Kyle formed in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of New England.

Forecasters look to learn from deadly Midwest wind storm

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 09:34:17 -0400

The derecho that caused massive damage in Iowa this past week could offer lessons for forecasters and the public

Former Illinois Gov. James R. "Big Jim" Thompson, longest-serving in state history, dies at 84

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 08:44:34 -0400

Former Illinois Gov. James R. "Big Jim" Thompson, longest-serving in state history, dies at 84

California wildfires burn amid high risk of brutal blazes

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 01:05:19 -0400

Bone-dry vegetation in California is fueling wildfires, and forecasters are warning that the risk of new blazes erupting is very high as temperatures rise and humidity levels drop

Today in History

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 00:01:45 -0400

Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 15, the 228th day of 2020. There are 138 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 15, 1947, India became independent after some 200 years of British rule. On this date: In 1483, the Sistine Chapel was consecrated by Pope Sixtus IV. In 1769, Napoleon Bonaparte was born on the island of Corsica. In 1935, humorist Will Rogers and aviator Wiley Post were killed when their airplane crashed near Point Barrow in the Alaska Territory. In 1939, the MGM musical “The Wizard of Oz” opened at the Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood. In 1944, during World War II, Allied forces landed in southern France in Operation Dragoon. In 1945, in a pre-recorded radio address, Japan’s Emperor Hirohito announced that his country had accepted terms of surrender for ending World War II. In 1965, the Beatles played to a crowd of more than 55,000 at New York’s Shea Stadium. In 1969, the Woodstock Music and Art Fair opened in...

UN soundly defeats US demand to extend arms embargo on Iran

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 21:51:18 -0400

The U.N. Security Council has resoundingly defeated a U.S. resolution to indefinitely extend the U.N. arms embargo on Iran, with the Trump administration getting support from only the Dominican Republic

Obika scores as St Mirren beat Hamilton

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 17:50:00 BST

Jon Obika's first-half goal gave St Mirren a hard-fought 1-0 Scottish Premiership victory at Hamilton.

Evenepoel falls off bridge in Tour of Lombardy crash

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 17:50:00 BST

Remco Evenepoel was taken to hospital after a crash into a ravine during the Giro di Lombardia on Saturday.

Dundee United end Ross County's run

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 17:33:00 BST

Nicky Clark came off the bench to score the winner for Dundee United which ended Ross County's unbeaten start to the season.

Super League: Giants vs Wolves LIVE!

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 12:32:00 BST

Verstappen's vow as Red Bull threat remains

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 17:13:00 BST

Max Verstappen believes he has his work cut out to repeat his Mercedes-beating success from Silverstone in the Spanish GP - but has vowed to make it "a bit difficult" for Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas on Sunday

Hamilton fears 'quicker' Red Bull despite pole

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 16:16:00 BST

Lewis Hamilton fears Red Bull could once again spoil Mercedes' Sunday at the Spanish GP, claiming they will be the quickest team in the race.

Knight: Changes can boost women's rugby in USA

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 13:16:00 BST

Phaidra Knight says the restructuring of USA Rugby can help significantly raise the profile of the women's game in the United States.

Dreams far too good in Hungerford

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 17:03:00 BST

Dream Of Dreams finally gained the big-race victory his efforts over the years have deserved with an authoritative success in the Unibet Hungerford Stakes at Newbury.

Motherwell opener disallowed LIVE!

Thu, 13 Aug 2020 15:05:00 BST

Davies and Whitley star for Dragons in 58-0 win

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 18:10:00 BST

Tom Davies and Matt Whitley ran in hat-tricks as Catalans Dragons stormed to a 58-0 victory over Wakefield Trinity in Saturday's first Super League match.

Save over $1,000 with these incredible RTX 2080 gaming laptop deals

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 17:04:27 +0000

Dell's offering some top gaming laptop deals this weekend, with savings reaching over $1,000 on RTX 2080 rigs.

The future of cinema is almost here – and it looks like the Star Wars prequels

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 17:00:51 +0000

We talk to the brains behind the Ōma Cinema, which turns a theater screen into the Galactic Senate from the Star Wars prequel trilogy.

Project Power on Netflix is a drug-fuelled drama that overdoses on expensive action

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 15:30:10 +0000

Like recent big-budget Netflix movies, Project Power's story gets lost amid its satisfying action sequences.

This weekend's MacBook deals offer big savings in both the UK and US

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 15:07:53 +0000

This weekend we're seeing some great MacBook deals in both the UK and US - perfect for those looking to snag a laptop for college.

Facebook testing TikTok style short video formats in India

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 14:29:37 +0000

Following India's ban on Chinese apps, several pretenders are seeking to replace TikTok in the popular short format video platform. Now Facebook is trying out something new, besides Reels

Now you can monetize online events on Facebook - here's how

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 14:11:25 +0000

The new service would be available starting today across 20 countries and is aimed at helping individuals managing small and medium businesses reach out during lockdown.

5 offerings on OTT platforms for the I-Day weekend in India

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 13:47:43 +0000

This Independence Day weekend in India has fresh offerings on OTT platforms. Out of the many, we have chosen 5 --- two web series and three films. The web series are in Hindi. Among the films, two are in the South Indian languages of Tamil and Telugu.

Google is reportedly replacing Duo with Meet for video calling

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 13:30:07 +0000

Rumors are swirling that Google is planning to make Google Meet its single video calling app.

Sorry you can't find Ring Fit Adventure in stock – I’ve barely used mine

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 13:30:05 +0000

Ring Fit Adventure stock is stupidly hard to find, but mine rests behind my TV and has barely been used. And I’m sorry about that.

Nvidia RTX 3080 is coming soon – but what will it really be called?

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 13:00:43 +0000

Thanks to some convincing leaks we know a lot about what Nvidia’s next GPUs will be like – but not what they’ll be called.

Melissa Gorga, 41, Dances In A Pink Top & Daisy Dukes While Remembering ‘Dirty Dancing’ — Watch

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 17:09:26 +0000

'RHONJ' star Melissa Gorga totally channelled the iconic flick 'Dirty Dancing' in a new photo from her vacation in upstate New York.

Kanye West Appears To Shade Taylor Swift & Kim In Twitter Rant: ‘Not Gonna Use A Snake Emoji’

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 16:55:46 +0000

Rapper Kanye West seemingly made a subtle dig at Taylor Swift during his latest tweetstorm -- more than 10 years after their feud began.

Brie Bella Posts First Selfie With Her Sister Nikki Two Weeks After They Give Birth — See Pic

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 16:22:23 +0000

Brie and Nikki Bella made their triumphant return to social media weeks after the sisters welcomed their sons into the world!

Rihanna Trolls Her Millions Of Fans By Teasing Her ‘R9’ Album Again — See Comment

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 16:20:04 +0000

Rihanna mentioned her upcoming album when she replied to an incredible look-alike's lip-syncing video with a cheeky comment and it had fans laughing.

Justin Bieber & Hailey Baldwin Cuddle Up During ‘Date Night’ & More Of Their Most Romantic Photos

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 16:03:54 +0000

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are seriously the sweetest couple! The pair are on a road trip and shared a new snap from their cozy date night.

Jon Hamm Holds The Door Open For GF Anna Osceola 3 Months After They Were First Spotted Together

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 15:16:49 +0000

Jon Hamm and his gorgeous girlfriend Anna Osceola, who was walking with crutches, were spotted leaving a butcher shop in Los Angeles, CA and he sweetly helped her get in a car.

Meghan Markle Gives First Peek Inside Her New $14.7 Million ‘Home’ With Prince Harry — Watch

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 15:04:00 +0000

Fans got their first look inside Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's new Montecito home when she gave an interview via video chat.

Gabrielle Union, 47, Rocks Curve-Hugging Workout Gear During Hilarious Fitness Video — Watch

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 14:32:26 +0000

Gabrielle Union made her millions of fans laugh when she recreated a legendary television scene in her newest social media video!

Chrissy Teigen Confesses She Didn’t Know She Was Pregnant During Her Breast Surgery

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 14:12:31 +0000

Chrissy Teigen admitted she took a pregnancy test but it resulted in a false 'negative' before having her recent breast implant removal surgery in June, when she answered a fan on Twitter.

Simone Biles’ Boyfriend Jonathan Owens Sweetly Kisses & Holds Her In Romantic New Snaps

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 13:39:55 +0000

Simone Biles & Jonathan Owens appear to be blissfully in love with one another only days after going social media official!

Aquaman 2 Will Have a Little Bit of Horror Teases Director James Wan

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 09:17:30 PDT

James Wan promises a touch of horror for Aquaman 2, just like the first movie had.

Jurassic World 3 Team Went Back to Work with a $9M Safety Plan and Strict Testing Rules

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 09:10:29 PDT

The Jurassic World: Dominion set looked a lot different when cast and crew returned after months of being shut down.

What Does Orlando Bloom Think of Amazon's Lord of the Rings TV Show?

Sat, 15 Aug 2020 08:44:39 PDT

Amazon's Lord of the Rings TV show is underway and Orlando Bloom, who played Legolas in the movies, has shared his excitement.

Ozzy Biopic Won't Be a Hallmark Movie Like Bohemian Rhapsody Promises Sharon Osbourne

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 16:57:57 PDT

The upcoming Ozzy Osbourne biopic will be a movie for adults that will highlight the iconic musician's life from 1979 to 1996.

Joel Kinnaman Is Kraven the Hunter in New Spider-Man 3 Fan Art

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 15:51:22 PDT

Thanks to a rumor that Spider-Man 3 will debut Kraven the Hunter, one artist has imagined what Joel Kinnaman would look like in the villainous role.

Jake Johnson Contemplates Lowery's Tricky Return for Jurassic World 3: Dominion

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 15:40:32 PDT

Due to a scheduling conflict, Jake Johnson may be missing from Jurassic World: Dominion.

Project Power Reviews Are In: Get Ready for a Fun Summer Superhero Flick

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 15:24:39 PDT

The critics have had their say on Project Power and, much like Extraction and The Old Guard, it sounds like a satisfying action flick.

Robert Pattinson Went After Chris Evan's Role in Scott Pilgrim, But Was a Little Too Intense

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 14:54:19 PDT

Edgar Wright reveals a few big-name actors who auditioned for Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World, including Robert Pattinson and Sebastian Stan.

Cardi B Claps Back at Carol Baskin Over WAP Video Slam: Girl, You Killed Your Husband

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 14:24:00 PDT

Tiger King star Carol Baskin criticized Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion's latest video for their single WAP for using real tigers on set.

Tig Notaro Replaces Chris D'Elia During Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead Reshoots

Fri, 14 Aug 2020 13:49:02 PDT

Chris D'Elia already shot his parts for Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead, but he will be edited out and replaced by comedian Tig Notaro.

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