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It's time for the most anticipated UFC fight of the year...

October 25, 2020   TechRadar

Khabib vs Gaethje live stream: how to watch UFC 254 right now -

The approach the two candidates are taking in this final leg of the campaign mirrors the divergent narratives they're trying to convey about the pandemic and the choice voters face this fall....

October 25, 2020   NPR

With Stops In 4 Key States, Biden And Trump Bring Their Closing Arguments To Voters -

It took about a quarter, but Ohio State ultimately made easy work of Nebraska on Saturday...

October 25, 2020   CBS Sports

Ohio State vs. Nebraska score, takeaways: No. 5 Buckeyes open season by dominating Cornhuskers in second half -

Trump was asked by reporters on Friday night whether he had seen Rudy Giuliani's appearance in 'Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,' which led to his comments about Cohen....

October 25, 2020   Hollywood Reporter

Sacha Baron Cohen Responds to Criticism From Trump:

Senate Republicans plan to confirm the Supreme Court nominee on Monday, over furious Democratic opposition....

October 25, 2020   Politico

Murkowski to back Barrett for Supreme Court, despite opposing GOP process -

President Trump's Middle East peace deals, including the latest Friday between Israel and Sudan, are "unprecedented" for the region, State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said....

October 25, 2020   Fox News

Trump's Middle East peace deals 'rejected conventional wisdom': State Dept. -
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Tesla is already collecting large amounts of data from the vehicles owners in its Full Self-Driving beta test fleet. It is already releasing a new update improving on the release earlier this week. Connectivity has been a flagship feature of Tesla’s offering …...

October 25, 2020   Electrek

Tesla is collecting insane amount of data from its Full Self-Driving test fleet -

Companies racing to bring the tests to the wider U.S. market must make them more accurate and easier to use before they can meet federal guidelines that would allow sales directly to consumers....

October 24, 2020   The Washington Post

Home tests could help in the fight against the coronavirus. So where are they? -

A Michigan man is $2 million richer after he accidentally purchased two Mega Millions lottery tickets....

October 24, 2020   NBC News

Michigan man who accidentally bought extra lottery ticket wins two $1M prizes -

Dow Jones futures: The stock market rally could go either way, along with leaders like Microsoft and Tesla. It's peak earnings week as Election Day looms....

October 24, 2020   Investor's Business Daily

Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Faces Pivotal Week; Microsoft, Tesla Near Buy Points -

SpaceX has successfully completed its 14th Starlink v1.0 launch less than a year after operational flights began and simultaneously tied its own world record for orbital-class rocket turnaround. On the heels of an unusual 48-hour delay SpaceX says it used to …...

October 24, 2020   Teslarati

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket ties turnaround record, nears 1000 Starlink satellites launched -

Earnings Watch: Google, Facebook and Twitter CEOs to take swings from senators just 24 hours before they pitch their results to Wall Street...

October 24, 2020   MarketWatch

Ready for another Big Tech hearing/earnings doubleheader? -
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Find out what went down between Kristin Cavallari and Lauren Conrad's longstanding feud, which started on 'Laguna Beach'....

October 25, 2020   Showbiz Cheat Sheet

Were Kristin Cavallari and Lauren Conrad Really Feuding on 'Laguna Beach'? -

You could say that Jay-Z is on fire. From streaming service founder to music executive to memoir writer, the 50-year-old is adding yet another title to his repertoire....

October 25, 2020   CNN

Jay-Z launches his very own cannabis line called Monogram -

The buzzy incident at the 2013 Academy Awards was "horrific humiliation," said the actress....

October 24, 2020   Yahoo Entertainment

Jennifer Lawrence says she confronted Anderson Cooper for suggesting she faked her viral Oscars fall: 'I was all fired up' -

For many people, it’s just not Christmas without Hallmark movies. But what if you don’t have cable? Don’t worry. There are several ways to catch all Hallmark’s sweet flicks even if you’ve cut the cord....

October 24, 2020   Showbiz Cheat Sheet

How to Watch Hallmark Christmas Movies If You Don't Have Cable -

Elon Musk has said he's moving shop -- as in Tesla shop -- to the Lonestar State, but he said something Friday night that made us wonder if the plan's still a go....

October 24, 2020   TMZ

Elon Musk Says He's Not Leaving California Despite Tesla Announcement -
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October 25, 2020   Salt Lake Tribune

COVID-19 keep surging in Utah, with 1608 new cases -

A new study has pinpointed a possible coronavirus treatment that could save people from severe COVID-19 complications and even death. Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine have found that a common household drug, aspirin, when used in…...

October 24, 2020   BGR

This common drug you already have at home might save your life from COVID-19 -

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif - Shasta county has received the green light to stay in the red tier of California's blueprint for a safer economy plan. Shasta County health officials have convinced the state health department to keep the county in the red (“subs…...

October 24, 2020   KRCRTV.COM

Shasta county allowed to stay in the red tier -

Allegheny County on Saturday recorded 131 new coronavirus cases. No new deaths were reported, leaving the total at 421. The county now has accumulated 14,818 cases of covid-19, according to data from the Allegheny County Health Department. Of the new cases, 9…...

October 24, 2020   TribLIVE

Allegheny County reports 131 new coronavirus cases |

As COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to surge around the world, another dangerous infection may also be sickening patients: a drug-resistant superbug called Candida auris, National Geographic report… [+3941 chars]...

October 24, 2020   Live Science

Superbug may be spreading in hospitals overrun with COVID-19 -

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning Friday about a Listeria outbreak impacting residents in three states....

October 24, 2020   MassLive.com

CDC warns of Listeria linked to deli meats sold in Florida, Massachusetts and New York -
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To infinity and the polls. NASA astronaut Kate Rubins cast her vote in the 2020 elections from space. Rubins voted via a secure electronic voting booth abroad the International Space Station and sh…...

October 24, 2020   New York Post

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With less than two weeks until the upcoming presidential election, the Republican Party is going to great lengths to justify their support of President Donald Trump being elected for a second term. But their latest attempt to boast about Trump’s “accomplishme…...

October 24, 2020   Raw Story

Critics laugh at GOP’s boastful tweets about Trump’s ‘accomplishments’ -

Normally, the 'birthplace of ice' freezes by late October. For the first time in recorded history, it hasn't. That could have knock-on effects across the Arctic....

October 24, 2020   Wired

Uh-Oh. Russia's Laptev Sea Should Have Started to Freeze by Now -

Scientists have reconstructed a long-lost tectonic plate that may have given rise to an arc of volcanoes in the Pacific Ocean 60 million years ago.  The plate, dubbed Resurrection, has long been c… [+2817 chars]...

October 24, 2020   Space.com

'Lost' tectonic plate called Resurrection hidden under the Pacific -

Twitter users did a double-take at the Republican National Committee's post....

October 24, 2020   HuffPost

People Can't Believe This RNC Tweet About Donald Trump's Priorities Isn't A Parody -

While the search for exoplanets has revealed more than 4,000 planets beyond our solar system, researchers question what may be looking back. Astronomers compiled a list of stars that could host exoplanets positioned to see Earth and evidence of life....

October 24, 2020   CNN

As astronomers search for exoplanets, those planets could have Earth in sight, study says -
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Sports

NCAA football scores, live updates and highlights from the teams in action during Week 8 of the 2020 season...

October 25, 2020   CBS Sports

College football scores, NCAA top 25 rankings, schedule, games today: Notre Dame in action, Penn State opens -

Rutgers snapped a 21-game Big Ten losing streak Saturday with a season-opening 38-27 win over Michigan State in coach Greg Schiano's first game back with the Scarlet Knights....

October 25, 2020   ESPN

Rutgers beats Michigan State to end 21-game Big Ten football losing streak -

No. 14 UNC used a patient running game, with three touchdown runs by Javonte Williams, and an opportunistic defense to dominate No. 23 NC State 48-21 on Saturday. It was the first time since 1993 the rivals met as ranked opponents....

October 25, 2020   WRALSportsFan.com

Patient Tar Heels power past NC State -

Three things seem to be consistent in life – death, taxes, and Clemson not playing up to its standard against an outmanned Syracuse team....

October 25, 2020   TigerNet

Clemson overcomes mistakes to beat Syracuse -
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Technology

Microsoft has sent Snoop Dogg an Xbox Series X-shaped fridge for his birthday, fully embracing the joke that happened around the reveal of Microsoft's next-gen system....

October 24, 2020   IGN

Microsoft Sent Snoop Dogg an Xbox Series X Fridge for His Birthday -

Oculus has endured a PR nightmare in recent weeks after it emerged its controversial Oculus Quest 2 Facebook account merge had turned some headsets into "paperweights". Well, that nightmare is set to… [+2786 chars]...

October 24, 2020   Eurogamer.net

Deleting Facebook also deletes your Oculus purchases -

Sony's newest PlayStation accessory will feature dedicated buttons for Netflix, Disney+, Spotify, and Youtube, where users can watch their favorite movies and television series, stream their favorite music, and broadcast and share their best gameplay moments....

October 24, 2020   Fox Business

Sony unveils PlayStation 5 media remote that goes beyond gaming -

The 351st Android Apps Weekly is out! This week we talk about the demise of Quibi and Play Music along with more app news....

October 24, 2020   Android Authority

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week - Android Apps Weekly -

The 2020 League of Legends World Championship is only happening in Shanghai this year, but Riot still wanted the tournament’s 10th anniversary to have all the excitement it deserved. So Riot and the team at Possible Productions used some of the most advanced …...

October 24, 2020   Polygon

Behind-the-scenes of Riot’s 2020 League of Legends World Championship -
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