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Supreme Court allows states to collect sales taxes on more online transactions

WASHINGTON — A closely divided Supreme Court upended the nation's Internet marketplace Thursday, ruling that states can collect sales taxes from online retailers.<p>The decision, which overturns an earlier Supreme Court precedent, will boost state revenues at the expense of consumers and sellers who …

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WATCH: Harry Kane’s Two Goals, Late Header Give England Win vs. Tunisia

England's new-look, younger squad started its 2018 World Cup with some positive momentum after a dramatic winner from Harry Kane in Volgograd, …

World Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo caps hat trick with perfect free kick in thrilling Portugal-Spain draw

Relive all the action from Friday's World Cup slate, which was capped off by a wild 3-3 draw between Spain and Portugal, featuring a hat trick from Cristiano Ronaldo.<p>Both early games were left to the final minutes, with Uruguay defeating Egypt and Iran stunning Morocco.<p><b>Portugal 3, Spain 3</b><p><b>FULL TIME</b> …

Soccer

iPhone X dethroned as world’s top-selling smartphone

Apple’s flagship handset has passed its peak popularity. That’s not surprising, given that the iPhone X hit the market more than six months ago. Still, it once could boast of being the world’s best-selling smartphone.<p>The Galaxy S9+ took its place at the head of the pack. Samsung’s top-of-the-line …

FCC chairman: Our job is to protect a free and open internet

I support a free and open internet. The internet should be an open platform where you are free to go where you want, and say and do what you want, without having to ask anyone's permission. And under the Federal Communications Commission's Restoring Internet Freedom Order, which takes effect …

Korean crypto exchange Coinrail loses over $40M in tokens following a hack

Another day, another crypto hack. This time it’s Korea, the crypto-mad Asian country, where an exchange called Coinrail lost more than $40 million in altcoins, ICO-issued tokens that aren’t bitcoin or Ethereum, after it was hit by an apparent attack over the weekend.<p>Korea may be a hot spot for …

Nintendo Switch Games 2018: Blockbuster Titles Coming To Nintendo’s Hybrid Console

Nintendo hit gold when it introduced the Nintendo Switch to the world last year. Since its release in March 2017, the Switch has added a decent …

PlayStation 4 And Xbox One Are Having Big Sales For E3

If you still don’t have a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One– a totally valid life choice, mind you– E3 is one of those times your palms start to sweat. We’re getting a barrage of new announcements from Sony, Microsoft and essentially ever third-party developer and publisher, and sometimes the hype becomes …

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That's that: Kevin Durant's epic Game 3 should put an end to iso-ball chatter

CLEVELAND – There wasn’t much Ty Lue could say about Kevin Durant’s glorious night.<p>The Cleveland Cavaliers coach is never the talkative type on the postgame podium after a loss to begin with, and there’s just no fun in describing how the other guy treated your defense like this was a run at the …

Basketball

The Capitals have pushed Golden Knights to the brink

The Golden Knights are on the brink of elimination after a disastrous Game 4 in the Stanley Cup Final.<p>The Vegas Golden Knights trail the Washington Capitals, 3-1, in the Stanley Cup Final after their 6-2 defeat in Game 4 on Monday. It was a sloppy, ugly game for the Knights, who at times controlled …

Ice Hockey

Los Warriors toman ventaja de 2-0 ante los Cavaliers

Los Warriors de Golden State se colocaron a mitad de camino de repetir como monarcas indiscutidos de la NBA al vencer hoy, domingo, a los Cavaliers …

Telegram says its iOS app is updating again, a day after the CEO decried Apple’s block

What a difference a day — one with a public lament — makes. Today the CEO of Telegram Pavel Durov announced that the messaging app is updating again on iOS, putting to a close a six-week freeze, where Apple had stopped allowing Telegram to ship newer versions of the app globally, even while …

LeBron James: If you want a new Finals matchup, 'you got to beat them'

OAKLAND, Calif. -- It appears that some fans are not too thrilled to see a Cleveland Cavaliers-Golden State Warriors matchup in the NBA Finals for …

Basketball

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel: Facebook can copy our features, but ‘our values are hard to copy’

“Fundamentally, they’re having a really hard time changing the DNA of their company.”<p>Snap CEO Evan Spiegel has a few things to say about Facebook and the social giant’s decision to copy some of Snapchat’s best features.<p>1. <i>Thanks, it’s flattering.</i><p>2. Copying Snapchat’s most popular features doesn’t …

Ronaldo hints at exit: ‘It has been very nice playing for Real Madrid’

In the minutes after helping Real Madrid win their third straight UEFA Champions League trophy, Cristiano Ronaldo dropped the most unexpected of …

Watch: Loris Karius Apologizes to Liverpool Fans After Champions League Final Defeat

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius was in tears following his performance in Liverpool's 3–1 defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final on …

N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

PUNGGYE-RI, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a small group of foreign journalists watched.<p>The explosions at the test site deep in the …

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LeBron on Korver's play, work ethic: 'Not many of us '03 guys around'

Kyle Korver made some big plays on the offensive end during Cleveland’s 111-102 win in Game 4, but that’s a regular Monday for him. What stood out to everyone watching on Monday was his defense, including a block on Jaylen Brown and an extra effort dive from the 37-year old sharpshooter.<p>LeBron …

Basketball

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Gets an Earful From the E.U.

European lawmakers barraged Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, on Tuesday with a litany of questions about his company’s global power, its role in elections and its misuse of user data. One even raised the prospect of breaking up the social media giant.<p>But the meeting in Brussels ended …

Social Media

Stephen Curry Talks Slow Start, Huge 2nd Half After Warriors Game 3 Win

Following underwhelming showings in the first two games of the Western Conference Finals, Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry knew it was only a matter of time before his shot started falling.<p>Curry finished with a game-high 35 points and shot 5-of-12 from beyond the arc in Golden State's …

Basketball

Israel defends Gaza crackdown as Palestinians bury their dead

<b>Gaza (CNN) —</b> Thousands of Palestinians gathered Tuesday for the grim task of burying the 60 protesters killed by Israeli troops at the Gaza border, as Israel faced international condemnation over the deaths.<p>Funerals took place across Gaza on Tuesday, a day after Israeli troops fired on Palestinians …

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Mike D'Antoni Talks Losing Home Court After Rockets' Game 1 Loss vs. Warriors

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni wants his team to have a relatively short memory following Monday's 119-106 defeat to the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the 2018 Western Conference Finals.<p>D'Antoni told reporters he wants his players to consider the necessary adjustments to make after …

Basketball

Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of All Charges In Sexual Assault Retrial

<b>Updated at 5:34 p.m. ET</b><p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>This story contains a graphic description of sexual assault.</i><p>A Pennsylvania jury has found Bill Cosby guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault, setting up the comic legend for the possibility of years of imprisonment for drugging and sexually …

Justice

Spotify beefs up its free tier

Today at the Gramercy Theater in NYC, Spotify’s Chief R&D Officer Gustav Söderström announced a brand new free version of the Spotify mobile app.<p>By leveraging their investment in machine learning, Spotify’s new free tier recommends music to users on the fly. That said, the free tier has always …

North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile tests, shut down test site

TOKYO — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared that he will suspend nuclear and missile tests starting Saturday and that he will shut down the site where the previous six nuclear tests were conducted.<p>The surprising announcement comes just six days before Kim is set to meet South Korean …

North Korea

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

The Latest: Syrian-Americans express anger over missiles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local):<p>9:40 p.m.<p>Syrian-Americans have expressed anger at the missile strike on their homeland as they celebrated their country's independence day at a rally in Pennsylvania.<p>The Morning Call of Allentown reports a crowd of …

Middle East

The Latest: Zuckerberg ends Day 2 of grilling by Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal and Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony (all times local):<p>5:37 p.m.<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg thinks regulation of his company is "inevitable," but still came to Capitol Hill prepared to defend against proposals he thought went too …

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Cristiano Ronaldo Thanks Juventus Fans for Applause After Overhead-Kick Goal

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has thanked Juventus supporters after they stood to applaud his incredible second goal in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday.<p>Ronaldo executed a stunning overhead kick on the night, as Real ran out 3-0 winners in the first leg of their quarter-final encounter. …

Soccer

First mobile phone call made 45 years ago today

A historic milestone occurred April 3, 1973: the very first call on a mobile phone. It was the phone equivalent of landing on the moon.<p>But that call wasn’t an inspirational message — some equivalent of “a giant leap for mankind.” Nope, Martin Cooper, who headed up Motorola’s team developing the …

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