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Amber Alert for 11-month-old abducted in San Francisco cancelled

An Amber Alert issued across seven Northern California counties for an abducted 11-month old boy has been cancelled, authorities said Thursday.<p>William Brown was found outside of a Big Lots in Redwood City on Thursday afternoon, San Francisco officials said. The baby's grandmother, Phoebe Haynes, …

San Francisco

HP Spectre 13: A Month With What Could Be The Sexiest Laptop Alive

In any very competitive market, it is extremely important to have a premium line so that you can have a successful “better” in a “good”- “better”-“best” product lineup. HP Inc. has amped up their premium notebook game over the last few years and they did this both in terms of both great product …

3 U.S. States to File Lawsuits Tuesday Over VW Diesel Pollution Cheat

Three U.S. states plan to unveil new lawsuits against Volkswagen AG on Tuesday tied to the automaker’s sale of diesel vehicles with …

Portrait of a Friendship in the Face of Cancer

Brett Kilroe made his living making other people visible. As an art director in the music industry for more than two decades, he was responsible for the visual design and branding of acts ranging from Kings of Leon and Foo Fighters to Missy Elliott and Taylor Swift. The iconic cover of Ol’ Dirty …

Foo Fighters

Here's how the oil crash will affect Canada in the long-term

According to Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada Lynn Patterson, Canadians should not expect oil prices to exceed $100 a barrel again any time soon, and the pain from the oil price crash will radiate across Canada. In particular, Patterson noted that while income and wealth losses are going to be …

Sutton Foster Confirms Gilmore Girls Role, Unites Amy Sherman-Palladino Connected Universe

The star of the gone-but-not-forgotten Bunheads will make an appearance on the upcoming Netflix revival.<p>TV has had a tough time figuring out what to do with Sutton Foster. A smashing success on the Broadway stage with two Tonys to her name, Foster’s charm and showmanship should have made her a …

NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal is now a Northampton Town fan

Former NBA basketball star Shaquille O'Neal has come out in support of Northampton Town Football Club in a video posted on YouTube.<p>In the short clip, O'Neal congratulates the League Two club for a thus-far successful season that sees them sitting five points clear at the top with a game in …

Basketball

Kasich announces South Carolina campaign schedule

Tweets from https://twitter.com/politico/lists/team-politico<p>NASHUA, N.H. — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is planning well beyond Iowa.<p>The GOP presidential candidate is camped out in New Hampshire Monday night, and just as Iowa's caucuses were set to begin, Kasich's campaign released a schedule of events in …

Government

Ava DuVernay on diversity: ‘There’s a belonging problem in Hollywood’

The debate over diversity in Hollywood has reached a fever pitch over the past two weeks, after the Oscars nominated only white actors for a second …

Film Festivals

OBAMA: I hope the GOP picks someone more 'constructive' than Donald Trump

Obama, speaking with Politico correspondent Glenn Thrush, implicitly compared the 2016 race to his own opponent in 2008: Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona).<p>"When I ran against John McCain, John McCain and I had real differences, sharp differences, but John McCain didn't deny climate science," Obama …

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Kansas loss clears way for Oklahoma to be new No. 1 in Top 25 (and one)

Oklahoma is 13-1 with four top-50 KenPom wins and a lone loss at Kansas. The Sooners are now No. 1 in the Top 25 (and one) -- followed by Michigan …

Russian hackers suspected in attack that blacked out parts of Ukraine

U.S. Homeland Security and intelligence agencies are analyzing computer code from what appear to be one of the first known cyberattacks that resulted in an electrical power outage — this one in Ukraine.<p>The Dec. 23 incidents, which lasted several hours and affected tens of thousands of people, were …

Gigi Hadid Shares Emotional Instagram Post About Her Powerhouse Year

"I don't say it enough: I love you."<p>On New Year's Eve, Gigi Hadid posted an emotional look back on her modeling career in 2015, thanking fans and followers for all their support.<p>Gigi definitely had a breakout year in 2015, from a vast collection of high fashion shoots and magazine covers to her …

Bono Sings With Miley Cyrus at Stirring World AIDS Day Show

Just three nights after she brought her whacked-out Dead Petz project to a nearby New York stage, a somewhat more subdued Miley Cyrus had a very …

Future PS4 games will have more power to play with

It seems the PlayStation 4 is now just a little more powerful than before. At least for game developers, anyway. None of the console's components have changed -- instead it's being reported that a seventh core has been "unlocked" in the CPU. Until now, six of the PlayStation 4's eight-core CPU have …

Gaming

Shanghai police remove protesters who oppose chemical plant

SHANGHAI (AP) — Police in China's financial hub Shanghai took away at least three busloads of environmental protesters outside the municipal …

Bruce Jenner crash: Police to review phone records for signs of texting

Authorities investigating the fatal car crash Saturday involving Bruce Jenner plan to examine the cellphone records of the reality-TV star and other motorists involved in the accident to see whether they were texting.<p>Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Cmdr. Mike Parker said detectives and …

Text Messaging

Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss Hold Hands on the Runway! All the Must-See Moments from the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

47 models, 81 looks, 39 pairs of wings, 10 hand-painted outfits, a 100-foot glittering runway—yes, it's that time of the year again—the annual …

Julian St. John, Son of The Young and the Restless Star Kristoff St. John, Died of Apparent Suicide

Julian St. John, the son of <i>The Young and the Restless</i> star Kristoff St. John, died of an apparent suicide following a lifelong battle with mental …

Darren Wilson, Ferguson Officer Who Shot Michael Brown, Resigns

<b>UPDATE</b>: Officer Darren Wilson, who resigned from the Ferguson Police Department on Saturday, will not receive any further pay or benefits, including …

Justice