• Kings troll Lakers fans with questions about fake players
Kings troll Lakers fans with questions about fake players

Lakers fans have plenty of reasons to optimistic about the future. Nope, the players about whom Khan asked, in a video gleefully released by the Kings Monday, were "Shawn Carter" and "Ned Stark". Ned Stark is the name of a character in the popular TV series " Game of Thrones " and Shawn Carter is popular rapper Jay-Z's real name. Fan No. 3: "H...

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  • United Kingdom doctors find 27 contact lenses in woman's eye!
United Kingdom doctors find 27 contact lenses in woman's eye!

Experts from the hospital told the BMJ "a bluish foreign body" emerged during the procedure "as a hard mass of 17 contact lenses bound together by mucus". He also said that when the patient finally discovered the truth about her lenses she was "shocked" as she had thought that her eye pain was due to dryness and old age.

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  • Newcastle United close in on Norwich City midfielder Jacob Murphy
Newcastle United close in on Norwich City midfielder Jacob Murphy

North-east based journalist Lee Ryder reported the move is a "done deal" this afternoon, pending the results of a medical now underway at the team's pre-season training base in Carton House, Ireland. The Uruguayan has been strongly linked with a move to Fulham , but is said to prefer to join a Premier League club, even though the Cottagers hav...

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  • Flipkart offers $950m to buy up rival Snapdeal
Flipkart offers $950m to buy up rival Snapdeal

Separately, Snapdeal has held very early discussions with online retailer Infibeam Inc. about an alternative offer to combine forces, said one of the people. The Flipkart-Snapdeal combination is aimed at creating a stronger homegrown competitor to Amazon.com Inc., which has been gaining ground in India as it invests what it says will be $5 billio...

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  • Chelsea rival West Ham for in-demand £13m striker
Chelsea rival West Ham for in-demand £13m striker

The DR Congo global has been heavily linked with the Hammers this summer but any chance of that transfer taking place is now dead in the water. Hammers manager Slaven Bilic is eager to strengthen his attacking options ahead of the new Premier League season and Sky Sports News understands a deal for the Mexico worldwide is edging closer.

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  • Spanish Football Chief arrested in corruption probe
Spanish Football Chief arrested in corruption probe

Villar, a senior Federation Internationale de Football Association vice-president, has been arrested on suspicion of falsifying documents, private corruption and of misappropriation, according to Marca . The raids were carried out by the Guardia Civil's anti-corruption unit as part of an operation called SOULE. In May, Villar won an eighth term ...

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  • Alia Bhatt excited, nervous for her debut IIFA performance
Alia Bhatt excited, nervous for her debut IIFA performance

Tapsee Pannu was named IIFA Woman Of The Year . In the last segment of the awards night, when she turned up on the stage to present Best Actor award to Shahid Kapoor , the editor did a little blunder which didn't go unnoticed by TV audience.

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  • Google Home smart speaker launches in Australia for $199
Google Home smart speaker launches in Australia for $199

Amazon Echo and Google Home are the two most popular smart home devices with Nest owners, while Nest won't talk to Apple's smart speaker. Australia is just the fourth country where Google has released a localised version home, after launching it in the US last October, followed by the United Kingdom and Canada.

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  • Senior UAE Official Calls for International Monitoring to Resolve Gulf Row
Senior UAE Official Calls for International Monitoring to Resolve Gulf Row

The newspaper report , published online Sunday evening, cited unnamed USA intelligence officials. The reported evidence shows that on May 23, senior UAE officials discussed the implementation of the hack, which saw statements falsely attributed to Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani, being run by QNA in a text-ticker on-air and on so...

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  • Wyden accuses FCC chair of being 'willfully ignorant' in net neutrality argument
Wyden accuses FCC chair of being 'willfully ignorant' in net neutrality argument

As the courts have previously found, the FCC may only impose rules against blocking, throttling, or paid prioritization of content if it classifies broadband as a Title II service. Web-based companies see peril in relaxing rules they say protect consumers' ability "to enjoy the unfettered ability to access the lawful content of their choice", the...

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  • UAE strongly rejects claims of Qatar website hacking
UAE strongly rejects claims of Qatar website hacking

The Post cites unnamed United States intelligence officials as saying that senior members of the Emirati government discussed the hacking plan on May 23. and the Middle East. The four Arab states accuse Qatar of ties to Iran and of funding Islamist extremist groups. Kuwait has been serving as a mediator in trying to resolve the current Gulf c...

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  • Biden: GOP Health Bill Will Make Americans 'Start Worrying Again'
Biden: GOP Health Bill Will Make Americans 'Start Worrying Again'

It would also allow small business associations to group their members into insurance purchasing groups. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) talks with reporters after leaving a meeting of Republican senators where a new version of their healthcare bill was scheduled to be released at the U.S.

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  • This Broadchurch Favourite Has Been Cast As The New Doctor Who!
This Broadchurch Favourite Has Been Cast As The New Doctor Who!

The Attack the Block star's big reveal came in the form of a much-anticipated BBC ad following the network's coverage of the Wimbledon men's final. The leading role in the science fiction show, which started in 1963, has been played by William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Pa...

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  • Obamacare plans see their most profitable first quarter
Obamacare plans see their most profitable first quarter

If people with pre-existing conditions are the only ones buying policies that have to cover pre-existing conditions, those policies will get pretty expensive - maybe prohibitively expensive. It is important for future fiscal survival to limit this exploding entitlement but the real Republican goal for the $772 billion in savings over 10 years is no...

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  • Barclays PLC Reaffirms
Barclays PLC Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for Suncor Energy Inc. (SU)

Several other brokerages have also issued reports on SU. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies lowered their target price on Suncor Energy from $40.00 to $38.00 and set an overweight rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, July 3rd. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/07/14/suncor-ene...

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  • Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn United States over terrorist classification, sanctions
Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn United States over terrorist classification, sanctions

Also, putting the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), which is the elite component of Iran's Armed Forces, in the same class with terrorist groups and imposing similar sanctions against the IRGC "poses a major risk to the USA, its bases and forces deployed in the region", General Baqeri said as he addressed an IRGC commanders' forum in the ...

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  • Emojis honored in world celebration
Emojis honored in world celebration

Spanning three continents, the record saw emoji faces inspired by the upcoming The Emoji Movie's characters turn up in Dubai, Moscow, London, Dublin, and Sao Paulo, as hundreds of fans dressed as the winningly expressive characters. Here at talkRADIO over recent months, we've noticed quite a few things that should be emojis, but aren't. Scrol...

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  • Businesses voice concerns over minimum wage hike
Businesses voice concerns over minimum wage hike

How long the government can continue the minimum wage subsidy is a big question. President Moon Jae-in has promised to raise the wage to 10,000 won per hour by 2020. "It was a decision that ignored small and mid-sized businesses which are already suffering from harsh economic conditions", the Korea Employers Federation (KEF) said.

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  • Canada adds Larin to Gold Cup roster
Canada adds Larin to Gold Cup roster

Canada coach Octavio Zambrano said in an interview with the Canadian Press on June 28 that he planned to recall Larin to the roster as one of the six changes allowed after the group stage. At the club level, he has scored 39 goals in 76 matches, winning MLS rookie of the year honours in 2015 and being named the top player in the 2016 MLS 24 Und...

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  • Sunshine to dominate weekend, small chance of rain Saturday night
Sunshine to dominate weekend, small chance of rain Saturday night

Monday Night . Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Saturday night - A chance of showers and thunderstorms. West wind 5 to 10 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy skies and mild temperatures continue, with a low of 67 degrees, and the chance for a few rain showers. Wednesday Night - Mostly clear, with a low ...

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