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Players push for 17-game season to be delayed until 2022 or 2023

The NFL wants to implement a 17-game season, and it wants to do it as soon as possible. The NFL Players Association wants to slow the process down by a year or two. Per multiple sources, players would like to delay the implementation of an extra regular-season game until 2022 or 2023. This position flows […]

Justin Bieber Receives ‘Dreamsicle’ from Hailey Baldwin on Valentine’s Day

Pop singer Justin Bieber has got a whopping $10,000 worth crystal-covered popsicle from his wife Hailey Baldwin as a gift on Valentine’s Day. The pink crystallized Dreamsicle is one of the ten limited edition pieces created by digital artist Dan Life. It is 11 ½ x 4 inches in dimension with 12,210 hand-set crystals all […]

U.S. weighs blocking GE engine sales for China’s new airplane: sources

The U.S. government is considering whether to stop General Electric Co from continuing to supply engines for a new Chinese passenger jet, according to people familiar with the matter, casting uncertainty over China’s efforts to enter the civil aviation market. The potential restriction on the engine sales – possibly along with limits on other components […]

Podcasters want an awards show, so they’re trying to start one

The film industry has the Oscars, and the music industry has the Grammys, so the podcast industry wants its own awards show. A group of industry leaders spanning networks, including from Spotify, NPR, Wondery, and Sony Music, announced today that they plan to launch a new awards show: the Golden Mics. The group has also […]

Rocket attack strikes near U.S. Embassy in Iraq

A rocket attack struck near the U.S. Embassy in Iraq early Sunday, a U.S. military and Iraqi officials have confirmed. “The attack did not injure any personnel, and the coalition remains committed to supporting the government of Iraq to defeat ISIS remits,” Col. Myles Caggins, a spokesman for the U.S. military operation in Iraq, said. […]

Bad quarterbacks a big problem for the XFL

The XFL’s first weekend was a success, with solid TV ratings and generally favorable fan reactions to the upstart league’s innovative rules. Week 2 of the XFL is a different story. Two more XFL games were played on Saturday, neither of them was compelling, and both of them suffered from bad quarterback play. The quarterbacks […]

Jessica Simpson Opens up About Being Body-shamed

Singer Jessica Simpson has spoken about being body-shamed after photos of her in high-waisted denim ‘mom jeans’ at a music festival in 2009, went viral. The 39-year-old told Stellar magazine that it was a difficult time and she was ‘heartbroken’ by the response to the photos, reports dailymail.co.uk. “I beat myself up over it. I […]

Carrefour to buy 30 stores in Brazil from rival Makro

The Brazilian unit of France’s Carrefour SA (CARR.PA) has agreed to buy 30 stores from rival retailer Makro’s Brazilian subsidiary for 1.95 billion reais ($453.69 million), the French retailer said in a securities filing on Sunday. Makro will continue to operate in Brazil but with only 24 stores in the country’s richest state, Sao Paulo. […]

GameSnacks are Google’s new HTML5 games designed for bad internet connections

Smartphones are becoming even more powerful gaming machines as time goes on, with the latest devices capable of pushing some incredible graphics on a pocket-sized device. But what if you’ve got an old or budget device that doesn’t have the huge amounts of processing power or RAM? Well, Google’s hoping the answer is GameSnacks — […]

As sea levels rise, Venice fights to stay above the waterline

While climatologists use highly technical instruments and satellites to measure rise in global sea levels, Venetians suggest a much simpler method: just count the steps of centuries-old buildings that are now under water. “When the palazzos on the Grand Canal were built around the 16th century, the main sea level was below the first step,” […]