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The Disappearance Of The African-American Jockey

Justify won the Triple Crown on Saturday, making him only the 13th horse since 1919 to win the Triple Crown (and only the second since 1978). And for one day, horse racing might have been the biggest horse story in America. But after this past weekend, the attention of sports fans will quickly move …

Horse Racing

Viral Video Shows Teen Giving Cops Dust (No, Not the Drugs) and It Is a Sight to Behold

Sign this kid up for the NFL, or at least for Parkour, because baby, he’s got the moves like<p>JaggerPayton!<p>In a video that has racked up more than …

Mysterious wolf-like creature shot in Montana

Tri-CitiesTri-Cities NewsMore>><p>Updated:Monday, June 11 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-06-12 00:03:22 GMT<p>Is the Tri-Cities ripe for a vibrant, year-round …

I Was a Cocaine Kingpin's Ride-or-Die

"When he came home, I would wake up and help him count the money."<p><i>The</i> <i>crack era</i> <i>of the 1980s and 90s was a uniquely</i> <i>vicious time in American life</i><i>. With gun violence at historic levels, it was a free-for-all on the streets, with drug lords fueling an overdose epidemic on one hand and horrific gang</i> …

Britain's Windrush generation threatened with deportation

LONDON — Jamaica-born Beverley Boothe followed her parents to Britain in 1979. She says her mother and father both had U.K. citizenship. She hasn't left the country since.<p>So it was a shock when Boothe, now 56, got a letter informing her that she would be deported from where she’s studied, worked …

Great Britain

23 Creepy True Crime Stories That'll Make You Gasp, "Oh My God"

Warning: includes details some readers may find disturbing.<p><i>WARNING: The following contains highly disturbing content. Please continue at your own discretion.</i>

Tesla Files For All Chapters Of Bankruptcy

Including Chapter 14 1/2.<p>Of course, this news comes to us via Tesla CEO Elon Musk himself, who took to Twitter just a short while ago to explain the …

There's a 'Doorway to The Underworld' in Siberia So Big It's Uncovered Ancient Forests

A doorway to 200,000 years ago.<p>It's no secret that Siberia's permafrost is on thin ice. Conditions are varying so much that huge holes are appearing …

Two of the world’s deadliest snakes fought, and both lost

It’s not often that a single photo taken by a seemingly anonymous photographer becomes a subject of interest for scientists, but that seems to …

Lawmaker wants to ban Elon Musk's flamethrower

Elon Musk may be pulling off one of the most epic "Spaceballs" jokes ever with the preorder sales for his Boring Company flamethrowers, but at least one California politician doesn't find it funny it all.<p>Assemblymember Miguel Santiago, a Democrat who represents Los Angeles, said Monday he intends …

Tesla

These Birds of Prey Are Deliberately Setting Forests on Fire

Even more proof Australian wildlife is nuts.<p>It's pretty hot in Australia right now. A brutal heatwave that's incinerated temperature records …

“Oh My God, This Is So F---ed Up”: Inside Silicon Valley’s Secretive, Orgiastic Dark Side

Some of the most powerful men in Silicon Valley are regulars at exclusive, drug-fueled, sex-laced parties—gatherings they describe not as scandalous, or even secret, but as a bold, unconventional lifestyle choice. Yet, while the guys get laid, the women get screwed. In an adaptation from her new …

Silicon Valley

In 2018, Keep Calm and Ride the Bull (Market)

The S&P 500 has gained 19% (and 21% total return) year-to-date. What drove such a rally? While it's easy to get caught up in a never-ending debate on …

Rare And Mysterious Vomiting Illness Linked To Heavy Marijuana Use

For 17 years, Chalfonte LeNee Queen suffered periodic episodes of violent retching and abdominal pain that would knock her off her feet for days, sometimes leaving her writhing on the floor in pain.<p>"I've screamed out for death," says Queen, 48, who lives in San Diego. "I've cried out for my mom, …

Cannabis

You’ll never get a flat with NASA’s newest tires

Ever since man started thinking about putting things on other planetary bodies, transport has been a concern. Wheels are the obvious means of getting …

BMW R1100 KHAN concept is a futuristic motorcycle that belongs to blade runner

jun 15, 2018<p>the fuel motorcycles' coyote and kingston custom's black phantom are completely dissimilar apart from being based on old BMW …

Motorcycles

The Indy 500 engine they had to outlaw - IndyCar - Autosport Plus

More than two decades after Penske dominated the 1994 Indianapolis 500 they still talk about 'The Beast'.<p>It was a 209 cubic-inch engine developed by …

Robert Mercer invested offshore dark money to sink Clinton. He must be delighted | Jill Abramson

According to the Paradise Papers, billionaire Robert Mercer achieved his political objectives while making very nice tax savings writes <b>Jill Abramson</b><p>Even as he attempts to retreat further into the shadows of dark money, Robert Mercer can’t hide.<p>The reclusive hedge fund billionaire recently turned …

Trump Accuses Clinton of Deliberately Losing Election So He Could Be Impeached

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In what might be his most startling allegation against his former election opponent, Donald Trump on Wednesday accused Hillary Clinton of deliberately losing the 2016 election just so that he could be impeached.<p>“How could one of the most experienced politicians in …

Donald Trump

What’s Trump’s Problem With Black Women?

I left the GOP because of how the party treats women of color. But I’ve never seen anything like this.<p>I am a rarity. For over 20 years I was an active black female Republican. I interned for a U.S. senator and for the Republican National Committee. I worked for the first female Republican governor …

Donald Trump

Mueller’s Team Has Interviewed the Guy Behind the Infamous ‘Pee Tape’ Dossier

Investigators working with Special Counsel Robert Mueller met earlier this summer with Christopher Steele, the former MI6 agent who helped compile a …

The Latest: Republicans unveil nearly $6 trillion tax cut

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican plan to overhaul the tax code (all times local):<p>8:20 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump and congressional …

The world's first blockchain smartphone is in development

Sirin Labs, the company behind the $14,000 Solarin smartphone, is now developing an open-source model that runs on a fee-less blockchain. The Finney -- named in honor of bitcoin pioneer Hal Finney -- will be the only smartphone in the world that's fully secure and safe enough to hold cryptographic …

Watch Donald Trump Forget Melania Is Standing Right Next to Him

There have been some deeply awkward moments between President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, and one of the most absurd examples might have slipped past you. At a visit to Fort Myers, Florida, last week to survey the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Trump sent his regards on behalf of his absent …

Trump praises health care of Nambia, a nonexistent African country

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump lavished praise on the health care system of Nambia during a speech at the United Nations. But there's one little problem -- there's no such country.<p>"In Guinea and Nigeria, you fought a horrifying Ebola outbreak," Trump told African leaders gathered Wednesday. …

Donald Trump

Victims of mass shooting at Dallas Cowboys watch party identified

Police in Plano, Texas on Tuesday identified the gunman and victims in Sunday’s deadly shooting at a Dallas Cowboys watch party.<p>Police confirmed that the gunman was Spencer Hight, 32, and that one of the victims was his estranged wife, Meredith Hight, 27.<p>Witnesses say Spencer showed up to the house …

Texas Rangers

Will Donald Trump Destroy the Presidency?

He disdains the rule of law. He’s trampling norms of presidential behavior. And he’s bringing vital institutions down with him.<p>Donald Trump is testing the institution of the presidency unlike any of his 43 predecessors. We have never had a president so ill-informed about the nature of his office, …

More Evidence Donald Trump ‘Pee Tape’ Exists: Russian Politician Reveals That Russia Has Blackmail Material

Following revelations by a respected BBC journalist that multiple sources support the existence of the so-called “pee tape” — an alleged Russian …

Stephen King Says He Just 'Blocked' Trump From Seeing His Scary Movies

Famous thriller author Stephen King has made the leap to film, with not one but two of his stories lighting up the big and small screens next month. …

Donald Trump

Inflatable Trump chicken takes roost outside White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump may be out of town, but one plucky protester is keeping an eye on the White House.<p>A giant inflatable chicken …