Death toll in raging California wildfires jumps to 63, list of missing doubles to 600+

The deadliest fire in California’s history continues to burn uncontained as recovery teams find more and more bodies. With 63 victims confirmed so far, the local sheriff says there are over 600 reports of missing persons. The towns of Paradise and Butte were all but leveled in the blaze, which engulfed 8,700 homes and spread […]

Colliding stars or alien solar sails? Detection rate of mysterious space signals doubles

The detection of incredibly powerful signals from deep in space has increased dramatically and the mysterious radio waves are now closer and brighter than ever before. The phenomena, known as ‘fast radio bursts’, have puzzled scientists since their discovery more than a decade ago and now Australian researchers have announced, in a study published in […]

Malaysian PM doubles down on ‘hook-nosed Jews’ comments, blames Israel for ME woes

Malaysia’s nonagenarian prime minister has defended his controversial statements referring to Jews as “hook-nosed,” doubling down to assert that the creation of Israel has triggered most of the current troubles in the Middle East. Mahathir Mohamad’s comments came after being asked about alleged instances of being a “proud anti-Semite” during his long career in politics, […]

Canada wins mixed doubles final over U.S. at Curling World Cup

Canada prevailed in the inaugural World Cup of Curling, winning the mixed doubles final on Saturday night over the U.S. Canadians  Laura Walker and Kirk Muyres defeated Americans Sarah Anderson and Korey Dropkin 7-3 in Suzhou, China in the first leg of the event. The couple from Edmonton was the first of three Canadian squads playing for a win.  Watch […]

Uber Doubles Down with New Safety and Privacy Features

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey doubles down on his criticism of Facebook and YouTube while defending Alex Jones’ right to keep tweeting (TWTR)

NBC Jack Dorsey doubled down on his criticism of Facebook and YouTube for removing Infowars host Alex Jones. In a new interview with NBC News, the Twitter CEO said his peers had been “inconsistent” in their handling of Jones. He defended Jones’ right to keep tweeting, despite Twitter freezing the conspiracy theorist’s account for seven […]

World Cup LIVE: Brazil vs Belgium latest score; Kevin De Bruyne goal doubles advantage

GETTY Brazil vs Belgium: World Cup latest score, goals and updates Belgium face five-times world champions Brazil for a place in the World Cup semi-finals in Kazan. Belgium claimed their place in the quarter-finals by recovering from 2-0 down to beat Japan 3-2 in their last-16 tie with three goals in the last 21 minutes. […]

Nintendo’s biggest bull doubles down on his call after shares crater 20% in a month

Nintendo/Universal Studios Nintendo shares have plunged nearly 20% over the past month.  But Jefferies analyst Atul Goyal, who is the biggest Nintendo bull on Wall Street, says they still have tremendous upside.  He points to the widely successful Nintendo Switch, and says the company could improve its mobile business.  Watch Nintendo trade in real time here […]

Crocker and Muyres find granite magic to capture mixed doubles curling national title

LEDUC, Alta. — They had only played six games together prior to the 2018 Canadian mixed doubles curling championships in Leduc, Alta., but Laura Crocker and Kirk Muyres found some granite magic on Sunday to capture this year’s title.  The two were facing the previously undefeated young Manitoba team of Kadriana Sahaidak and Colton Lott.  […]