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HBO is coming after Netflix using its own battle plan

Netflix's content chief Ted Sarandos has even said Neflix's "goal is to become HBO faster than HBO can become us."<p>Now we're starting to see that HBO wants to become more like Netflix — particularly with regards to international expansion and supersizing production.<p>During Time Warner's Q4 earnings …

Televisions

Sen. Marco Rubio on State of the Union: Full Interview

Jeb Bush on State of the Union: Full Interview

Presidential Love

Nadal slips to Thiem loss, Almagro finally beats Ferrer | Reuters

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Former world number one Rafa Nadal wasted a match point as he slipped to a surprise semi-final loss to Austrian Dominic Thiem on his beloved clay at the Argentina Open on Saturday.<p>Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after missing a shot during his semi-final tennis match against …

Tennis

NFL fines Broncos CB Aqib Talib for personal fouls in Super Bowl

Talib will lose a big chunk of his Super Bowl 50 bonus for two personal fouls he committed during the game.<p>Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib has been fined $26,044 for the two personal foul penalties he committed against the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.<p>Talib said following the game that …

NFL

Venus Williams wins 49th career title with Taiwan Open victory

Seven-time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams beat Misaki Doi 6-4 6-2 to win the inaugural Taiwan Open on Sunday.

Venus Williams

Ronda Rousey is on the cover of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue

<i>Sports Illustrated</i> released a trio of covers for the latest edition of SI Swimsuit Issue on Saturday night. According to the magazine, this is the first time there has been three different covers — one of which features Ronda Rousey.<p>The other covers feature Hailey Clauson and Ashley Graham.<p>Watch …

Ronda Rousey

Associated Press News

NBA All-Star Weekend 2016: Last-Minute Preview, Predictions for All-Star Game

Link to Media<p>The 65th NBA All-Star Game will take center stage to close out the weekend's festivities on Sunday. Don't expect a ton of defense—at least not until the fourth quarter. By that time, the Western Conference All-Stars will already have a large lead on the strength of their three-point …

Basketball

Fiorentina snatches 2-1 win over Inter in fight for 3rd spot

MILAN (AP) — Substitute Khouma Babacar scored in stoppage time to give Fiorentina a controversial 2-1 win over 10-man Inter Milan in the battle for third place in Serie A, while AC Milan boosted its bid for the final Champions League spot with a 2-1 win over Genoa on Sunday.<p>Fiorentina moved up to …

Soccer

In Iowa, Ted Cruz Wields Steve King Like a "Knife" on Immigration

His “shoulder-to-shoulder” campaign with the far-right congressman may give Cruz the edge among small-town voters.<p>This article is from the archive of our partner<p><b>NEW HAMPTON, Iowa—</b>Sen. Ted Cruz calls him a “knife fighter.”<p>Wrapping up his six-day bus tour across Iowa, where he visited 28 counties, …

Britain should worry about its own currency union

Britain is blessed in having an integrated economy and the ability to depreciate sterling. The eurozone, by contrast, is cursed by its fragmented …

Greece's food crisis: families face going hungry during summer shutdown

Hunger is not a word that comes easily to Antonis Antakis. And at 28 Veikou Street, in the cramped confines of the Solidarity Club, it is not a word that is ever mentioned. But the fear of not having enough to eat is the force that propels those who stop here – and what keeps the tireless …

Why Americans All Believe They Are 'Middle Class'

A taxonomy of how we talk about class and wealth in the United States today<p>Last week, President Obama went on the road promoting an economic agenda for the middle class. As expected, John Boehner and other Republicans fired back by charging Obama with “squeezing the middle class.” It’s not even an …

A College Kid Made More Than $24,000 Yesterday Just By Waving This Sign On ESPN

A college student quickly made over $24,000 just by waving this sign on TV.<p>Here's the deal: Yesterday on ESPN's "College GameDay" (an ESPN college football show that's filmed at a different college campus each week) some student held the above sign that has both the Bitcoin logo and a QR code.<p>A QR …

Number of the Week: Fewer Than Half of Young People Will Be in Work Force

49.6%: Share of American 16-24 year-old that will be working or looking for work in 2022, down from 66.1% in 1992, according to the Labor Department.<p>It has been a rough few years, to say the least, for America’s young people. The unemployment rate for 16-24 year-olds neared 20% during the …

More Than a Third of Americans Would Undergo Iris Scans for Better Government Services

Slightly more than one-third of U.S. citizens would share their iris scans with the federal government, if it meant they could get personalized …

Government Technology

Alabama Sees Huge Spike in Voter Registration Due to Online Availability

(TNS) -- The state’s new online voter registration system appears well on its way to becoming the preferred option for Alabamians looking to register …

Government Technology

Trump amplifies personal attacks, and S.C. voters will tell us whether it worked

In a few boisterous minutes, the Republican presidential race was crystallized around the question that has been asked for months: Can anyone stop Donald Trump, or will the New York billionaire bulldoze the party elites with tough talk and a no-quarter antiestablishment message that has allowed him …

Something terrible could happen if we send humans to Mars

"We have perhaps two more decades before the inevitable contamination of Mars." That's a quote from Emily Lakdawalla, senior editor of The Planetary Society in a recent Washington Post article. Our microbes could be a big issue in the discovery of life on the red planet.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser</i> …

Mars

Columbine shooter's mother says she thinks of victims daily

The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and she prayed for his death when she heard he was involved and that the rampage might still be underway.<p>In an interview that aired on "20/20" late Friday, Sue …

An Egyptian court just released a policeman who was jailed for killing an activist

First Lieutenant Yaseen Hatem was charged last March with action that "led to the death" of Shaimaa Sabbagh, a lesser charge than murder but still a rare action against a member of the security forces. He will now face a retrial.<p>Sabbagh was shot in January 2015 at a march marking the fourth …

North Korea’s Best Building Is Empty: The Mystery of the Ryugyong Hotel

Nearly 30 years—and an estimated $750 million—after its construction began, the empty and unused Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang remains a glorified …

North Korea

People who don't spend 5 hours a week online learning will make themselves obsolete, says AT&T CEO

Faced with competition from not just from Verizon and Sprint, but also Google and Amazon, the telecommunications giant is working aggressively to make sure its employees catch up and get ahead of the changing technology of the times.<p>Its CEO and Chairman, Randall Stephenson, isn't afraid to mince …

Employment

Kanye West: The Life of Pablo review – 'You can see why his immodesty rubs people up the wrong way'

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