Nichole Cavnar

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Corey Seager shines but bullpen falters again in Dodgers' 10-7 loss

Early review after phenom Corey Seager played his first game for the Dodgers: He's not going to let high expectations be a burden.<p>Repeated view of their bullpen: Really? That no longer needs to be explained.<p>Seager, the Dodgers' most talked about phenom for a couple of years now, made his major …

Baseball

Royals log 20 hits to win slugfest with Tigers

KANSAS CITY -- After scoring 12 runs the previous night, the Royals came back to batter the Tigers' pitching staff again on Thursday in a marathon …

Baseball

Spotify updates its controversial privacy policy

Spotify has released a new privacy policy after the internet whipped itself into a furor over the last one. The streaming company got itself into trouble last month with an update that some onlookers labeled "eerie" and "atrocious." Of course, it wasn't really anything worth worrying about, as …

Adidas-owned Runtastic has just launched what it believes is a more wearable wearable

Activity-tracking analog watches are having a Moment<p>Runtastic, maker of a health-and-fitness mobile app that was recently acquired by apparel giant Adidas, has just launched a new analog wristwatch that doubles as an activity tracker, called the Runtastic Moment.<p>Steps & Distance, Active …

44 million people boogied down to Apple Music in July

There have been mixed reports about the success of Apple Music — with the project’s senior director leaving Apple, reports of declining listenership, and Apple acknowledging that the platform still needs a lot of work.<p>However, according to a new ComScore report, Apple Music is certainly catching …

Alcatel OneTouch unveils new POP STAR with optional leather, wood backs alongside huge 17-inch Xess tablet

If Motorola and OnePlus thought they could have the leather and wooden customization options to themselves, they were wrong. This morning, Alcatel OneTouch, makers of the popular Idol 3 handset, have announced a new range of affordable and highly customizable smartphones. The POP STAR range was …

BlackBerry has lots of cash; it just bought a company for $425M

BlackBerry isn’t doing so well these days, but it turns out it has more money than you might have thought. Today it’s acquired a California-based mobile security company called Good Technology for $425 million in cash.<p>Good Technology was a competitor of BlackBerry’s that provided …

Man Asks Kickstarter for $20,000, Gets Over $9 Million

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

Employers added 173,000 jobs in Aug., jobless rates falls to 5.1%

Payroll growth slowed in August as employers added 173,000 jobs in a key report that could help the Federal Reserve decide whether to raise interest rates later this month.<p>The unemployment rate, which is calculated from a separate survey of households, fell from 5.3% to 5.1%, lowest since March …

Chevron Pays To Keep Workers Quiet At Its Gorgon LNG Project

Shareholders in Chevron Corporation haven’t had much to smile about lately, and they’ll have even less to smile about when they learn that construction workers on the Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Australia have just won a generous increase in pay and conditions.<p>A year late on its …

August Jobless Data To Influence Fed's Decision On Hiking Interest Rates

There's a special significance to the monthly jobs report that will be released Friday morning. It could tip the balance for the Federal Reserve. Policymakers are weighing whether to raise the Fed's official interest rates later this month. It's something the Fed hasn't done since before the Great …

Hungarian Prime Minister Tells Muslim Refugees 'Do Not Come'

Davide Monteleone—VII<p>Giulio Piscitelli—Contrasto/Redux<p>Davide Monteleone—VII<p>Alixandra Fazzina—NOOR<p>Olivier Jobard—MYOP<p>Olivier Jobard—MYOP<p>Olivier …

North Africa

Drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi laid to rest in Syrian city he fled

<b>(CNN) —</b> Aylan Kurdi's last journey was supposed to take him to a safe home -- hundreds of miles away from the relentless war in his native Syria.<p>Instead, it ended with a funeral for the 2-year-old in the city his family tried to flee.<p>Aylan's body arrived in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Friday. …

Antonio Guterres

Thai probe hits hurdle; no bomb match to suspects' DNA

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Forensic tests on two suspects have failed to find a link to the site of Thailand’s deadliest bomb attack, police said on Friday, dealing a blow to the investigation.<p>DNA examination of the two foreigners tie them to a stash of explosives found in a Bangkok apartment block, but …

Extremism

Preacher Anjem Choudary to leave prison after being granted bail

Choudary and another man, Mohammed Rahman, have been held at Belmarsh prison since 6 August charged with inciting support for Islamic State<p>The radical preacher Anjem Choudary is to be released from custody at a high-security London prison after being granted bail over allegations he encouraged …

Will Airlines Get Onboard With Easy-Boarding Side-Slip Seat?

The slip-sliding, aisle-widening Side-Slip seat is back, and one step closer to launch.<p>Denver-based Molon Labe Designs LLC, developers of the …

Aviation

Our 11 Favorite Recipes for Cooking Chicken Thighs

There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who like dark meat, and those who look great in bikinis. For the 95% of us, this list is for you.

10 Australian Fashion Brands You’ll Be Obsessed With

With Fashion Week right around the corner, you could say we have style on the brain. In addition to trying to score tickets to Givenchy’s show (which they opened to the public!) and wondering what exactly The Fat Jew’s collection is going to consist of, we were also recently informed that twenty …

Clothing

Iron Maiden Singer Bruce Dickinson Says He Got Tongue Cancer from a Sexually Transmitted Virus

Iron Maiden singer Bruce Dickinson said in a radio interview on Tuesday that he’s been given the all-clear after undergoing chemotherapy for stage 3 …

Carlos Gonzalez can't stop hitting dingers

Friday's Say Hey, Baseball features Carlos Gonzalez destroying your favorite pitchers, Curt Schilling taken off the air and Jason Heyward's likely free agency. Subscribe for your daily Say Hey!<p>Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. There …

Mookie Betts

Here's how European markets reacted to US unemployment data

US non-farm payrolls came in at 173,000 versus analysts' estimates of 217,000.<p>The numbers came up short but US unemployment still dropped to 5.1%, raising the prospect of an interest rate rise from the US Federal Reserve this month.<p>It's not a very happy Friday in Europe and the markets don't know …

How Likely Is It, Really, That Your Athletic Kid Will Turn Pro?

On the way to his son's baseball game on Long Island, sports writer J.R. Gamble tells me that his son, J.C., is quite a ball player.<p>"I have a lot of clips and highlights that I show people of him doing amazing things — jumping over catches, hitting balls right-handed, hitting balls left-handed," …