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Matt Harvey designated for assignment by Angels
Matt Harvey’s tenure with the Angels appears over. The club announced Friday that the former Mets ace had been designated for assignment. The move occurred after Harvey allowed six runs on seven hits over six innings in a home loss to the Astros on Thursday. “He wasn’t throwing strikes. A couple walks, a couple hard-hit...
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New York Post
How to send uncompressed images on WhatsApp
Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. WhatsApp is notorious for compressing its images, so that otherwise-beautiful pictures look like they were shot from a generations-old camera phone. I exaggerate only slightly. Luckily there’s an easy way to “trick” WhatsApp into sending a good image without having to download any third-party software or stressing yourself out. The screenshots for this article are for iOS, since I have an iPhone handy, but I’ll also describe the process for Android as well, since the basic… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: WhatsApp
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The Next Web | International technology news, business & culture
Where were you when man first landed on the moon?
Fifty years on, the 03:56 AM TV moment that was out of this world.
BBC News - Home
Elderly NYCHA tenants trapped in their homes for 13 days because of elevator
They need a lift! Public housing tenants in one Upper West Side building have been trapped in their apartments thanks to an elevator that broke two weeks ago a NYCHA contractor has yet to fix. Residents said Friday the outage has gone on for 13 days at 154 W. 84th Street, forcing residents to use...
New York Post
Private investigator has spent a decade on Jeffrey Epstein's trail
Michael Fisten, a onetime Florida detective turned private investigator, spent a decade investigating Jeffrey Epstein and allegations of sex abuse with underage girls. - RSS Channel
Is Trump a Racist or a Narcissist?
He’s both.
Slate Articles
The final 13 minutes before the Moon landing
The minutes before landing were tense, as fuel ran low and connections were lost between the lunar module and mission control
BBC News - Home
Nordstrom Anniversary sale: Best deals on hair tools, beauty gadgets, and more
Nordstrom's massive Anniversary Sale is finally here. We've picked out a few of our favorite hair styling tools and beauty gadgets.
Digital Trends | Technology News and Product Reviews
Mathew Knowles latest venture involves marijuana farms
Beyoncé's dad has signed on as chief marketing officer of Bangi Inc, a company that buys and leases real estate for weed farms and dispensaries.
New York Post
‘Big Little Lies’ star Denis O’Hare breaks down finale courtroom battle
Big Little Lies | Sunday, 9 p.m., HBO The Perry Wright (Alexander Skarsgård) murder investigation and custody hearing of his twin sons both reach a climax on the “Big Little Lies” season finale. After tough questioning by attorney Ira Farber (Denis O’Hare), Celeste Wright (Nicole Kidman), who is also an attorney, decides her mother-in-law, Mary...
New York Post
How Apollo 11 brought humanity together
An endeavour which was born out of conflict ended by bringing the entire world together, at least for a moment.
BBC News - Home
AOC Is Right: The Department of Homeland Security Should Be Dissolved.
It was a bad idea when Joe Lieberman thought of it. It was a bad idea when George W. Bush signed it into law. And it’s a bad idea in action today.
Slate Articles
Hotel staff comes to Hannah Bronfman’s rescue after wine spill snafu
The heiress had a wardrobe crisis before a big DJing gig.
New York Post
Eugene Scalia, Trump’s Labor Pick, Has Fought for Corporate Clients
Mr. Scalia, whom Mr. Trump plans to nominate as labor secretary, has been a go-to lawyer for businesses like UPS and SeaWorld.
The New York Times
Hunter Biden and Melissa Cohen spotted at Joe’s 2020 fundraiser
Hunter Biden and his wife Melissa Cohen attended the afternoon fundraiser attended by dozens of donors at Pasadena city councilmember John J. Kennedy's house in the southern California city.
New York Post
Sheriff Alex Villaneuva's son was hired as a deputy seven months after his father took office
The son, an Army veteran, was hired by the department in June despite a record that department watchdogs said would generate scrutiny.
Sudan crisis: The ruthless mercenaries who run the country for gold
Accused of widespread abuses, the Rapid Support Forces sprang from "Janjaweed" militias linked to genocide in Darfur.
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Pro baseball league uses AI umpire for the first time, coach gets ejected for arguing with it
You’re outta here! Professional baseball‘s first AI umpire – in the form of an automated strike zone – didn’t take long to chalk up its first ejection after 1988 Cy Young winner and current pitching coach of the Atlantic League’s Highpoint Rockers, Frank Viola Jr., was tossed for his profanity-laced disagreement with the machine’s ruling. We’re with Frank. The Rockers and the Atlantic League are an independent baseball league not directly affiliated with Major Leage Baseball, but the new AI systems in use are part of a partnership between the two. As part of a three-year deal, the Atlantic League’s… This story continues at The Next Web
The Next Web | International technology news, business & culture
Would you pay less tax if you lived abroad?
The country you live in plays a big part in how much tax is deducted from your wages
BBC News - Home
If you think this week was bad, just wait...
This week started with the furor caused by President Donald Trump's racist tweets urging four Democratic congresswoman of color to go back to where they're from. (In the case of three of the four that would mean going back to, uh, America.)
Ed Sheeran's No. 5 Collaborations Project: The album you might not know about
Released in 2011, we look back at Ed Sheeran's rap and grime EP the No. 5 Collaborations Project.
BBC News - Home
3,271 Pill Bottles, a Town of 2,831: Court Filings Say Corporations Fed Opioid Epidemic
Cities and counties are suing major drugstore chains and Walmart, contending they distributed billions of painkillers that devastated communities.
NYT > Home Page
Lineups are for next 2020 Democratic debates
Lineups are set for the next Democratic presidential debates, which will be split up over two nights. The first night will pit Senator Bernie Sanders against Senator Elizabeth Warren, the first time the two will be on the debate stage together. Harris and Biden will go up against each other on the second night. CBSN political contributor and Washington Post reporter Sean Sullivan breaks down the Democratic battle.
CBS News - Breaking News, U.S., World, Business, Entertainment & Video
Subway Service Is Suspended on Six Lines, M.T.A. Says
Passenger are left stranded on subways and platforms during the evening rush on the first day of a heat wave.
NYT > Home Page
Angus McQueen, the N.R.A.’s Image Maker, Dies at 74
He was a principal architect of the N.R.A.’s modern image, until an astonishing legal battle between his firm and the gun group broke out.
The New York Times
Communications failure grinds 7 subway lines to a halt during sweltering rush hour commute
Seven subway lines ground to a halt Friday evening, trapping rush-hour commuters in trains and tunnels as temperatures in the city soared to 92 degrees. Transit officials on Twitter attributed the suspension of service on the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 lines and the Times Square-42nd Street shuttles to a “network communications issue”...
New York Post
GamesBeat Decides 120: Fire Emblem or Marvel
Should you get Fire Emblem or Marvel? That's one of the major discussions on this week's episode of the GamesBeat Decides podcast.
VentureBeat | Tech News That Matters
"CBS Evening News" headlines for Friday, July 19, 2019
Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."
CBS News - Breaking News, U.S., World, Business, Entertainment & Video
UK operator of seized Stena Impero says vessel in compliance with regulations
The British operator of an oil tanker seized by armed guards in the Gulf said the vessel, the Stena Impero, was in full compliance with all navigation and international regulations.
Reuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Why Trump's pick to head Labor Dept scares worker advocates
As a lawyer, the son of the late Supreme Court judge fought against laws constraining big corporations
CBS News - Breaking News, U.S., World, Business, Entertainment & Video
That time Marianne Williamson officiated Elizabeth Taylor’s wedding
The democratic presidential hopeful Williamson officiated her 1991 wedding to Larry Fortensky at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch.
New York Post
Vietnam War veterans honor a fallen soldier 50 years later
During the Vietnam War, Army Pfc. Leonard Nitzsche was killed. Members of his platoon felt like they never had a chance to say goodbye. So they found a way to honor him decades later. Steve Hartman has their story on the road.
CBS News - Breaking News, U.S., World, Business, Entertainment & Video
US migrant crisis: Family divided while waiting for asylum
Changes to US immigration policy have left some families divided and waiting in Mexico for their asylum cases to be heard.
BBC News - Home
Puerto Ricans Deserve Better From Their Government
A local leadership scandal has exacerbated recent struggles on the island.
NYT > Home Page
How to Save the Amazon Rain Forest
Countries in the Amazon Basin are falling behind on their targets to cut deforestation. Environmental enforcement combined with economic incentives could provide a way forward.
NYT > Home Page
Amazon deforestation: Brazil's Bolsonaro dismisses data as 'lies'
The Brazilian president accuses the national space agency of exaggerating the scale of deforestation.
BBC News - Home
Trump tweets "heartbreaking" for Americans who experienced racism growing up
At a campaign rally for President Trump, supporters chanted "send her back," amid his feud with Rep. Ilhan Omar. Those words have had a lasting impact on others, who have heard that same taunt growing up. Jamie Yuccas has their story.
CBS News - Breaking News, U.S., World, Business, Entertainment & Video
Thousands of prisoners released under criminal justice reform law
More than 3,000 people have been released from prison or halfway houses across the country under the First Step Act. It was signed by the president last year. Mola Lenghi reports.
CBS News - Breaking News, U.S., World, Business, Entertainment & Video
What the moon landings taught us
No one doubts that the biggest achievement of the July 20, 1969, lunar landing was simply getting there. It was a monumental triumph of will — and technology. Yet once Neil Armstrong took that historic step, the point of the mission switched: Armstrong and fellow astronaut Buzz Aldrin set out to further man’s understanding of...
New York Post
What Happens After an ICE Raid? Explaining the Deportation Process
With agents targeting recently arrived families from Central America, the federal authorities intend to arrest as many as 2,000 people. Here’s how that works.
NYT > Home Page
Forget Game of Thrones. The first trailer for Netflix’s The Witcher is here
If you're going through epic fantasy withdrawal following the end of Game of Thrones, look no further than Netflix, which has dropped the first teaser trailer for its upcoming adaptation of The Witcher.
Digital Trends | Technology News and Product Reviews
Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite
Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras refuses to provide them with bunker fuel due to U.S. sanctions.
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Wizards Rumors: Tommy Sheppard Agrees to Contract as New General Manager
The Washington Wizards on Friday reportedly promoted interim president of basketball operations Tommy Sheppard to full-time general manager. Candace Buckner of the Washington Post reported the news...
How to put love above politics
Every morning, Dan Kaplan finds an article next to his plate at the breakfast table, placed there by his wife, Sandy. It is always a jeremiad against Donald Trump. Dan had done business with Trump and was impressed with his decisiveness. “Trump gets things done,” he said, and voted Republican for the first time in...
New York Post
Apollo 11 was all about winning hearts and minds
On Oct. 4, 1957, the Soviet Union pulled off one of the greatest propaganda triumphs in history. For the first time ever, it put a satellite into earth orbit, catching the United States by surprise and kicking off the space age. Sputnik’s steady radio beep-beep-beep relayed no scientific information, but it clearly told the world...
New York Post
Matt Harvey Designated for Assignment by Angels
Matt Harvey 's time as a Los Angeles Angel has come to an end as the team announced Friday that it has designated the 30-year-old starting pitcher for assignment...
NYC’s sexiest summer drink spots to get blitzed and chill
Say this for the infernal heat and humidity: We tend to wear fewer layers, making us feel looser, less inhibited — and more likely to slip into a cool libation. Happily, New York has plenty of places to do that. Whether you’re swept off your feet by sunset views or craving a place to converse...
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