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Hundreds attend funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners braved drizzling rain to attend the funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade on Thursday, many of them carrying her iconic purses as they flocked to a church in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri.<p>Her family released a statement shortly before the …

Kansas City

'Roseanne' spinoff 'The Conners' will premiere in the fall without Roseanne Barr

ABC has greenlit a spinoff series of the now-canceled "Roseanne" -- without the show's embattled star.<p>On Thursday, the network announced that much of …

Roseanne Barr

Neurosurgeons Reveal New Details About Robert F. Kennedy's Assassination

"If you could do it over, you would try to get him to the correct hospital."<p>On June 5 1968, democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy …

Robert F. Kennedy

Are you Shy or Introverted? Science Says This is the Difference Between Them

It's surprising, but makes sense.<p>Shyness and introversion have long been confused. Some people who are introverted resent being called shy, and vice versa. Others use the two terms interchangeably.<p>Yet many psychologists argue that there’s a major and compelling difference between the two states. …

Psychology

What I Learned from the Women in Technology Summit

Reading Time: 4 minutesThis week I spent a couple of day at the Women in Technology Summit hosted by WITI. I was invited to moderate two panels and …

Women in Tech

Trade War's Battle Lines Drawn as U.S., China Set Tariff Lists

The U.S. and China moved to the brink of a trade war on Friday after the Trump administration announced tariffs on Chinese imports would take effect …

China

U.S. and China Expand Trade War as Beijing Matches Trump’s Tariffs

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Friday escalated a trade war between the world’s two largest economies, moving ahead with tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods and provoking an immediate tit-for-tat response from Beijing.<p>The president is battling on a global front, taking aim at allies …

China

Apple will update iOS to block police hacking tool

A new feature will protect against the GrayKey phone-cracking tool<p>For months, police across the country have been using a device called a GrayKey to unlock dormant iPhones, using an undisclosed technique to sidestep Apple’s default disk encryption. The devices are currently in use in at least five …

iOS

Comcast offers $65 billion to lure Fox from Disney bid

(Reuters) - Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) offered $65 billion on Wednesday to lure Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA.O) away from a merger with Walt Disney Co (DIS.N), setting up a bidding war between two of the largest U.S. media companies with its 20 percent higher offer.<p>Comcast Chief Executive Brian …

Media Management

Handbag designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicide

NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Spade, a fashion designer known for her sleek handbags, was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment Tuesday in an apparent suicide, police said. She was 55.<p>News of her death shocked the fashion world and led to an outpouring of tributes from her legions of fans.<p>A housekeeper …

Kate Spade

Here’s why AT&T decided to buy Time Warner, according to CEO Randall Stephenson

Think Netflix.<p>AT&T is close to nailing down its deal to buy Time Warner, a massive content company that owns HBO, CNN and the “Harry Potter” film franchise.<p>But I’ve wondered about the merits of the deal. Since Time Warner content still has to be made available to competing distributors — whether …

Time Warner

The experience economy will be a ‘massive business,’ according to Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky

Chesky’s vision? To be a “global travel community.”<p>Most people think of Airbnb as a real estate rental business, but that’s wrong, says Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky.<p>“I think the key that makes Airbnb is the fact that we’re a community, not just a series of commodities,” said Chesky, speaking onstage at …

Tourism

Disney's China Puzzle Unsolved as Another ‘Star Wars’ Film Flops

Walt Disney Co.’s Shanghai theme park draws millions and some of its films have topped box office sales in China. Yet one of its most lucrative …

Box Office

Floor-Cleaning Robot Maker's IPO Mints New China Billionaire

A jump in the stock price of Chinese robotics company Ecovacs on its debut at the Shanghai Stock Exchange today has turned the founder into a billionaire.<p>The stock climbed by its exchange-imposed upper limit of 44% to 28.83 yuan.<p>Ecovacs Robotics, a supplier of window- and floor-cleaning robots, …

China

China is luring Indian tech firms with market access and free rent

India’s trying to find ways to get into China’s $144 billion IT market.<p>On May 27, an IT corridor was established between India and China to give Indian businesses a gateway into the neighbouring country’s thriving software market. NASSCOM, the Indian IT industry’s trade group, established a …

China

Coca-Cola Just Started Selling Its First Alcoholic Drink Ever

The 132-year wait is over.<p>Monday marks the launch of the first alcoholic Coca-Cola product in company history, but only a small group of people will …

Alcohol

ISP Said in Talks to Buy Vietnam's Canadian International School

International Schools Partnership Ltd. is in talks to invest in Canadian International School Vietnam, people with knowledge of the matter said, as …

Vietnam

In Labeling Coffee a Carcinogen, California Leaps Ahead of the Science

There is a universe of difference between something that might cause cancer and something known to do so. California should take heed.<p>Maybe you were …

Cancer

'Right-to-try' bill passes Congress

<b>(CNN) —</b> With a House of Representatives vote Tuesday, Congress passed legislation that could give terminally ill patients a way to independently seek drugs that are still experimental and not fully approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.<p>The House voted 250-169 in favor of the bill, which …

FDA

Pentagon disinvites China from major naval exercise over South China Sea buildup

The Pentagon disinvited China from participating in a major naval exercise on Wednesday, signaling mounting U.S. anger over Beijing’s expanded military footprint in disputed areas of the South China Sea.<p>Lt. Col. Christopher Logan, a Pentagon spokesman, said the Defense Department had withdrawn an …

China

The Explosion Geologists Feared From Hawaii's Volcano Has Just Happened

Ash shot up in the sky higher than Everest.<p>Hawaii's Kīlauea volcano erupted explosively early Thursday, tossing boulders hundreds of feet and sending …

Geology

This Woman Became Paralysed Due To Stress After Working 80 Hour Weeks

It was her body's cry for help.<p>Stress is a term that's commonly overused, but for anyone in doubt of the impact stress in high doses can have on a person, all you need to do is read Paula's story.<p>In her mid-thirties, in 2016 Paula was working as a strategy consultant in London. The days were long, …

Meghan Markle's Dad Won't Attend Royal Wedding After It Was Revealed He Staged Photos

Meghan Markle‘s father Thomas Markle will not be attending the royal wedding.<p>TMZ reports that Thomas suffered a heart attack six days ago, but had …

Stephen Hawking's final paper bursts the multiverse bubble with a Holographic Universe theory

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking passed away earlier this year, but his legacy to science will live on. His final theory on the origin of the …

9 Extremely Subtle Signs You Have Too Much Inflammation In Your Body

If you're experiencing signs that your body has inflammation it may crop up in a number of different ways, and be a sign of a number of different …

The Boy Scouts' New Name Change Is an Epic Fail (And a Giant, Unintentional Gift to the Girl Scouts)

Everything about this says "decision by committee." And it's not a good decision.<p>So much for the Boy Scouts. The 108-year-old Boy Scouts of America organization is making a massive change: renaming its flagship program.<p>It made sense in theory. Since the Boy Scouts are now trying to recruit girls, …

'A serious mistake': Read Barack Obama's statement on President Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal

Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump's decision Tuesday to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal.<p>The Joint …

South Asia

Exclusive: Android P is Google’s most ambitious update in years

How the new update could help you use your phone less<p>This year, Google is doing something different with Android. Instead of showing you all the ways you can use its phone operating system to do more, it’s creating features to help you use it <i>less</i>.<p>Android P, due out later this year, will have a new …

The Psychology Of Being Cheated On

• Grazia<br>• Relationships<br>• Dating<p>by Anna Cafolla | 06 05 2015<p>The Psychology Of Being Cheating On<p>Why do you want to know about every detail when you've been …

Here's every superhero movie coming out through 2020

Now that you’ve seen <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, here’s when you’ll get your next superhero fix. And the one after that. And the one after that. Studios …