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Iran vows to sell as much oil as it can despite U.S. sanctions

LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian vice president Eshaq Jahangiri acknowledged on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions would hurt the economy but promised to "sell as much oil as we can" and protect its banking system.<p>Jahangiri said Washington was trying to stop Iran's petrochemical, steel and copper exports, and …

South Asia

Connection between stress and autoimmune disease affirmed by massive 30-year study

A massive study spanning 30 years of data and examining a cohort of over one million people has found a strong association between persons suffering …

Medical Research

Lawmakers rip tariffs enacted in name of national security

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pointing to damage done to home-state companies, lawmakers from both parties Wednesday criticized tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national security.<p>The Trump administration has turned to a little-used weapon in …

National Security

Nicki Minaj Just Tore Apart a Fan Who Questioned Her Twerking Skills

Never. Come. For. Her. Twerking.<p>The other day, Nicki Minaj hit up Instagram to share a video of herself twerking atop a swimming pool while on vacation in Turks and Caicos.<p>Obviously, we can all agree that this video is straight fire, no?<p>Well, apparently SOME people think she could do better, and …

Nicki Minaj

Alec Baldwin says he 'would absolutely win' against Trump in 2020 election

Emmy-winning actor Alec Baldwin said Monday he would easily win against President Donald Trump if he’d run in the 2020 presidential election.<p>“If I ran, I would win,” Baldwin told Howard Stern during a discussion on his Sirius XM radio show about the potential candidates in the next presidential …

George Washington

This super clear video of a nearly perfect tornado is stunning

Mother nature is terrifyingly beautiful.<p>Storm chaser James Hammett caught footage of this tornado in Laramie, Wyoming. Driving along a highway, he …

Weather

The Net Neutrality Repeal Is Official. Here’s How That Could Affect You.

It’s official. The Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality rules, which had required internet service providers to offer equal access to all web content, took effect on Monday.<p>The rules, enacted by the administration of President Barack Obama in 2015, prohibited internet …

Net Neutrality

Ivanka Trump Blasted For Mental Health Message On Kate Spade’s Death As Her Father Had Cut Mental Health Fund

There are two sides to every coin. Today, that concept was demonstrated by the sudden death of fashion designer Kate Spade and the subsequent …

Before the Sex, Before the City: The Glorious Virginity of The Carrie Diaries

<i>For the 20th anniversary of Sex and the City—which premiered on HBO on June 6, 1998 and went on to become iconic prestige television—Jezebel is doing</i> …

Jon Stewart Doesn’t Buy the Outrage About Samantha Bee’s Ivanka Trump Dig

“Please understand that a lot of what the right does, and it’s maybe their greatest genius, is they’ve created a code of conduct that they police, that they themselves don’t have to, in any way, abide,” Stewart said.<p>Last week, <b>Samantha Bee</b> apologized for calling <b>Ivanka Trump</b> a “feckless cunt” during …

Comedy

Grand theft data: NBN chief says gamers could face limits on heavy usage

The head of the NBN has blamed gamers for a significant increase in data consumption on its fixed wireless network and said the company was considering throttling back data consumption of “extreme users” during peak periods.<p>Bill Morrow, the chief executive of the National Broadband Network, …

Net Neutrality

Samsung Galaxy S10 could feature a triple camera and 3D sensor

• Recent speculation has suggested that Samsung will bring a triple camera and 3D sensor to the Galaxy S10.<br>• While still very earlier in the day, it’s a credible idea. A triple camera could benefit the device in a number of ways.<br>• The Huawei P20 Pro, released earlier this year, was the first major …

ABC cancels 'Roseanne' after star's racist Twitter rant

ABC canceled its hit sitcom "Roseanne" on Tuesday after the show's biggest star, Roseanne Barr, went on a racist Twitter rant.<p>"Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show," ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey …

racisttwitterrant

Disney’s Legal Team Put A Stop To One Interesting Easter Egg For ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

<i>WARNING: Possible spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War and a bit of Captain America: Civil War if you haven’t seen that yet</i><p>When it comes to fun ideas in entertainment, you can be sure that the legal department will be close behind to toss cold water on it all. Not even a behemoth like <i>Avengers:</i> …

Fortnite Battle Royale and Avengers: Infinity War team up for special event

A mashup between two of the biggest franchises on the way<p>A limited-time event begins in <i>Fortnite Battle Royale</i> tomorrow, May 8, which will bring a huge Marvel Universe character into the game. Thanos of <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> will star in a special crossover mode in <i>Fortnite</i> <i>Battle Royale</i>: Infinity …

Marvel Universe

How the music industry overlooked R. Kelly’s alleged abuse of young women - The Washington Post

R. Kelly was in trouble again, and it was really bad this time. It was 2002, and police were investigating a sex tape that appeared to show the R&B superstar with a 14-year-old girl. Of all the scandals that had stirred around Kelly in his decade of fame, this one felt especially dire.<p>But Kelly …

R. Kelly

How a pop star-turned-Playboy model charmed Donald Trump Jr.

It’s a bad pop song from 2013, and the world couldn’t get enough of it Tuesday.<p>That’s because the song featured singer and former Playboy …

Donald Trump

Players Lounge lets gamers make money off their eSports skills

Online gamers love to talk a big game, but how willing are they to put their money with their mouth is? Players Lounge is a home for gamers looking to make friendly wagers with strangers and friends in head-to-head matches.<p>When we first covered the startup back in 2015, the team was getting people …

Call of Duty

Kim Kardashian Flaunts 75-Lb Weight Loss In Thong On Instagram Amid ‘Fat Butt’ Fears, Claims ‘Radar Online’

Kim Kardashian reportedly is so insecure about her booty that she "freaks" about Spanx, according to 'Radar Online.'<p>Kim Kardashian has been treating …

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands gets another free patch

Ubisoft has a New Assignment for anyone playing Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands in the form of a free update to the online cooperative military shooter. The patch launches tomorrow, and it introduces new classes for the player-versus-player (PVP) mode. The New Assignments update debuts March 14 …

PS4 Games Sale: PSN Deals In The US From Now Until Mar. 20 [Last Chance]

PSN's big Call of Duty and Square Enix sales may now be over, but Sony has rolled out a new selection of discounts in the US PlayStation Store. This week, PSN is holding a Great Indoors Sale, which offers discounts on a ton of games across all of Sony's platforms. [<b>Update:</b> Some of the below deals …

Las Vegas’ New $100M Kind Heaven Project Has Hollywood Touch

A group headed by Walden Media founder and Miramax president Cary Granat, <i>Star Wars</i> visual effects pioneer Ed Jones, and Lollapalooza founder and …

Drug deaths rose 8,370% in some US counties over 34 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> From 1980 to 2014, 2.84 million Americans died of alcohol, drugs, suicide, domestic violence or abuse, according to a study published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA. Perhaps most alarming, drug deaths increased by more than 600% in this time period.<p>More than half a million people lost …

Public Health

Should You Cut Into A Grilled Steak To See If It's Done?

<i>When my husband grills steak, he cuts into it to tell if it's done. Isn't there a better way?</i><p>Yes! Use an instant read meat thermometer to ensure your …

This is how mould and damp inside your home does to your body and your health

Many people have had to deal with the emergence of mould in their house from time to time.<p>The problem can be caused by a variety of things, like …

Mould and damp in your home could be killing you - but this is how you can prevent it

Although mould is everywhere, it's when the concentration builds up that it starts to affect health.<p>British homes are particularly susceptible to …

This One Thing Will Help You Keep Your Cast-Iron Skillet in Perfect Shape

I have a go-to cast-iron skillet that I love and rely on, one that I use several times a week for everything from hash to skillet pizza to seared …

MoviePass slashing its price again, this time with a bundle from Fandor

Despite controversies involving its business model’s sustainability and movie theaters outright banning it, the all-you-can-watch theater …

Donald Trump Jr.'s wife taken to hospital after getting letter with white powder, police say

Donald Trump Jr.'s wife was taken to a hospital in New York City today after opening a package at her home that contained an unknown white powder, …

Donald Trump

Now TV’s new TV Smart Stick is super-cheap - and lets you pause live TV in glorious HD

All Now TV content will be available to stream live and on-demand in full HD by the end of the year<p>Now TV's bargain streaming stick is now on sale …