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Woman who got kicked off flight for screaming about crying baby gets Curb Your Enthusiasm treatment

Remember Susan Peirez, the jet passenger who screamed obscenities at a mother about her crying baby, then told the flight attendant that she was …

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Video shows what led to officer punching woman

New body camera video shows what police in Wildwood, New Jersey, say happened before an officer tackled and punched a woman at the beach.

New Jersey

How to Write Notes Directly from Lock Screen on iPhone

Here's a time-saving feature to boost your productivity; you can open the Notes app directly from the Lock Screen of your iPhone. Lock Screen Notes are helpful for quickly marking down all the notes, checklists, links, and sketches that you want to have close at hand, without having to unlock your …

North Korea's negotiator is not a very nice man

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea's leading nuclear negotiator, Kim Yong Chol and his congenial American counterpart, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, share several common lines on their resumés. Both began their careers as officers in their respective armies, Pompeo finishing first in his class at West Point. …

Braden Holtby's divine save leaves Capitals teammates speechless

LAS VEGAS -- According to Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz, the Stanley Cup Final is tied 1-1 thanks to a supernatural force from above -- one …

If you get bumped off a flight, make it worthwhile

DALLAS (AP) — Allison Preiss became a hero to airline passengers this spring when she scored a $10,000 travel voucher for losing her seat on an oversold flight.<p>Negotiating skill mixed with a bit of luck helped Preiss land the elusive payoff.<p>With the peak summer travel season right around the …

Air Travel

Seattle Seahawks Absent At National Anthem To Protest 'Injustice' Against People Of Color

Their opponents, the Tennessee Titans, also did not appear for the anthem, but for a different reason.<p>As a protest of the “injustice that has plagued people of color in this country,” the Seattle Seahawks chose not to come on the field for the singing of the national anthem at their Sunday NFL game …

Seattle Seahawks

Airbus is planning to test this self-flying "air taxi" by the end of the year

Airbus thinks it has a solution to traffic jams: fly above them.<p>The European aircraft maker is planning to test a prototype of a self-piloted, single-seat “flying taxi” as early as end the end of this year, the company’s chief executive says. Airbus, builder of the world’s largest passenger jet, is …

The close: TSX, global stocks tumble as market tranquility ends

Tranquility that has enveloped global markets for more than two months is being upended as central banks start to question the benefits of further monetary easing, sending government debt, stocks and emerging-market assets to the biggest declines since June.<p>The TSX, S&P 500 Index, emerging-market …

Apple Watch Series 2 is Slightly Thicker and Heavier Due to Larger Battery

While the Apple Watch Series 2 looks virtually indistinguishable from the Apple Watch Series 1 to the naked eye, tech specs confirm that second-generation models are actually slightly thicker and heavier than original models.<p>38mm models of the Apple Watch Series 2 are 11.4mm thick and weigh 28.2 …

Apple Watch

Opinion: Does the iPhone 7 justify the hype, or is it just an iPhone 6s(s)?

So, the iPhone 7 is official. Apple is the master of the art of presentation, so the new iPhones were introduced with all the breathless wonder and gorgeous photography we’ve come to expect. But now that the event is over, and we’re examining what we’ve seen in the cold light of day, does the …

IPhone 7

Pilot Error Blamed For AirAsia Flight Landing in Wrong Country

MORE Impacting Travel<p>Hawaii Braces for Hurricane Lane<p>Fake Grenades Cause Travel Headaches<p>3 More Quakes Rattle the South Pacific and Indonesia<p>An …

Airplanes

A suspicious number of iPhones are breaking right before an iPhone launch

Planned obsolescence is one of those quasi-conspiracy theories that sits right alongside the breakfast-industrial complex as making you a weird …

Mobile Technology

American Airlines is sending 20 MD-80 jets to an airplane graveyard

Call it forced retirement.<p>American Airlines is sending 20 of its McDonnell Douglas MD-80s on their final flights on Tuesday. The largest US carrier by traffic is slimming its fleet to make room for newer, more fuel-efficient aircraft. The MD-80s fit that bill in the 1980s. American and other …

American Airlines

Ryan Lochte loses all his major sponsors after Rio incident, apology

(Reuters) - U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte lost all four of his major sponsors on Monday, including Speedo USA and Ralph Lauren Corp (RL.N), following his apology for an “exaggerated” story about being robbed at gunpoint at the Rio Games.<p>Lochte’s version of the incident embarrassed the host city, …

Conor McGregor beats Nate Diaz in UFC 202 epic and calls for rematch

As combinations go, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz are combustible. The fighters’ collective efforts proved that point once more on Saturday night, as McGregor exacted a measure of revenge at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas by taking a majority decision over Diaz in one of the most compelling main …

Chinese Divers Get Engaged On Medals Podium At Rio Olympics

Call it the Summer (Olympics) of love: He Zi of China was standing on the podium after receiving a silver medal for diving in Rio on Sunday when her boyfriend, fellow diver Qin Kai, pulled out a ring and proposed marriage. It's the second proposal of the Rio Games.<p>Moments before Sunday's proposal, …

Justin Gatlin Comments on Doping Criticism from Lilly King

American sprinter Justin Gatlin responded to criticism from 100-meter breaststroke gold medalist Lilly King on Saturday after the 19-year-old had some pointed words for the track superstar earlier in the week.<p>After King said athletes with histories that include positive doping tests shouldn't be …

People Fear The Heat Will Turn NYC Into A Hellscape Of Flying Roaches

Why do people live in this city, again?<p>Living in New York City can be pretty rough. The rent is high, there are pretty much always huge piles of trash bags everywhere and if you live here long enough, you’re probably going to get bedbugs.<p>And now, a DNAInfo article published Friday has the whole …

Host Brazil set to face disappointing medal count

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Host Brazil is likely to miss its medal target after losses in judo, almost certainly a first Olympics without a swimming medal since 2004 and dashed hopes in tennis and archery.<p>2016 Rio Olympics - Judo - Women - 57 kg - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Rafaela Silva …

16 Tips That Will Increase Your iPhone Game Level To Legendary

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Siri

Michael Phelps says he’s retiring, but it’s tantalizing to believe otherwise

By Sally Jenkins<p>Sally Jenkins<p>Sports columnist<p>Email Bio<p>RIO DE JANEIRO — Michael Phelps belongs to that separate species of all-time greats, and they’re the most discontented people on earth, restive and incapable of leaving their energy unspent. You saw his face when he was taunted, and you saw him …

Swimming

Calgary hit with another summer storm

Following an unseasonably rainy July, Albertans are in for another wetter than usual month.“Nature seems stuck in a pattern that she just won’t give …

Thunderstorms

WATCH: Terrifying Video Shows How Chaotic Emirates Airlines Evacuation Really Was

<i>Photo via YouTube</i><p>It turns out the miraculous evacuation of 300 passengers and crew from the Emirates Airlines plane before it exploded on a Dubai …

Aviation

Clinton's lead over Trump grows in new national polls

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton has widened her lead over Donald Trump in a pair of new national polls published on Thursday, as the Republican nominee ends one of the worst weeks of his campaign.<p>Clinton opened up a 15-point margin in the McClatchy-Marist survey, 48% to 33%, which was conducted as Trump …

Paul Ryan