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

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 in Tennessee.<p>Across the league, players and staff showed their frustration with persistent racism in …

Seattle Seahawks

Airbus is planning to test a 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 …

Aviation

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 …

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 …

Pilot Error Blamed For AirAsia Flight Landing in Wrong Country

MORE Impacting Travel<p>Two Dead in South Carolina Amtrak Collision<p>US Passport 'Execution Fees' to Increase in April<p>Smuggling $71 Million Worth of …

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

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

(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, …

Brazil

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

Irishman beats rival on judges’ decision in Las Vegas Fighters trade heavy blows in furious, evenly contested bout As it happened: Josh Gross’s round-by-round report<p>As combinations go, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz are combustible. The fighters’ collective efforts proved that point once more on …

Conor McGregor

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, …

Summer Olympics

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Doping

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

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 city panicking about flying …

Insects

Host Brazil set to face disappointing medal count | Reuters

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 …

Brazil

16 Tips That Will Increase Your iPhone Game Level To Legendary

Written by the Providr.com editorial team<p>ADVERTISEMENT - ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER AD<p>13/ If you want to find out what flight is flying over you, just …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Government

Obama’s View of ISIS, Two Years Into Air Strikes

The president said Thursday bombing targets in Iraq and Syria is “necessary, but not sufficient” in the long term.<p><b>NEWS BRIEF</b> President Obama frames U.S. military operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria as key to restricting its ability to inspire homegrown terrorists all over the …

Middle East
Airplanes

Russia denies diplomat killed robber in Rio Olympic zone

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Russian Embassy in Brazil denied Friday that one of its diplomats was involved in a fatal shooting of a robber in Rio de Janeiro as the Olympic Games are set to begin.<p>How many Russians are allowed to compete in Rio?<p>Thursday's reported shooting is just the latest security woe for Rio as …

Brazil

Looking to upgrade? Oilsands work camp for sale, complete with full gym, professional kitchen; sleeps 1,200

Looking to upgrade from a small bungalow to something to fit a growing family? What if that family is growing to 1,200 people? Ritchie Brothers …

Royal Dutch Shell

Calgary mom alleges United Airlines staff mistreated teen daughter

A Calgary mom is outraged after she says her 14-year old daughter was mistreated by United Airlines during a trip south of the border earlier this …

United Airlines

'There is a threat to the aircraft,' WestJet pilot tells passengers after bomb threat

Ottawa's Albert Nassralla knew something was wrong when his WestJet flight from Vancouver to Ottawa suddenly veered over Lake Superior on …

Lake Superior