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Nokia, T-Mobile US agree $3.5 billion deal, world's first big 5G award

LONDON (Reuters) - T-Mobile US (TMUS.O) named Nokia (NOKIA.HE) to supply it with $3.5 billion in next-generation 5G network gear, the firms said on Monday, marking the world's largest 5G deal so far and concrete evidence of a new wireless upgrade cycle taking root.<p>No.3 U.S. mobile carrier T-Mobile …

T-Mobile

Dancer Carlton Wilborn on Madonna: ‘Rehearsal truly was like boot camp’

I was 26 and living in Los Angeles when Madonna had a huge open-call audition for the Blond Ambition tour – there were maybe a thousand men there. By the time I got home I had a message: “Come meet me at the club tonight.” It was basically a callback, like, let’s see who these people really are, …

Boot Camp

Fresh leak sheds new light on the iPhone 8’s display

All eyes will be laser focused on Apple’s WWDC announcements next week, but that’s not to say that the influx of iPhone 8 rumors will ground to a …

Mobile Technology

The Fashion Outlaw Dapper Dan

The Harlem couturier Daniel Day, better known as Dapper Dan, was all over social media last week after Gucci unveiled a jacket that looked very much like one he designed nearly three decades ago for the Olympic sprinter Diane Dixon.<p>The fur-lined piece with balloon sleeves created by Mr. Day in the …

A third detection of gravitational waves is changing our understanding of black holes

LIGO just keeps picking up ripples in space-time<p>For the third time, scientists have detected gravitational waves — the ripples in space-time created by objects moving throughout the Universe.<p>The discovery was made once again by LIGO, or the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory …

If you truly knew what the N-word meant to our ancestors, you’d NEVER use it

It was used and still can be used to make us hate ourselves<p>A few years ago, I read slave narratives to explore the lives of black agricultural …

15 best children's books of all time

Motivation Monday – Celebrating 100 Inspiring Printables

Today, I am so excited to be sharing my 100th Motivation Monday inspirational printable with you! Can you believe it? In addition to unveiling the …

Artist Gives Historical Women Of Color The Glorious Crowns They Deserve

"Women are both warriors and creators, fighters and powerful yet fragile enough to care for human life."<p>In Nicaraguan artist Ivette Cabrera’s delicate drawings, women real and imagined don elaborate headdresses. The black, white and red crowns transcend fashion trends and sovereign traditions, …

Art

Jude Law to play young Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts 2

The Oscar-nominated actor will take on the role played by Richard Harris and Michael Gambon in the Harry Potter franchise<p>Jude Law will take on the role of the young Dumbledore in a sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.<p>Related: Why Dumbledore must not be the token gay person in …

Charlie Murphy, Comedian and ‘Chappelle’s Show’ Star, Dead at 57

Charlie Murphy, the older brother of Eddie Murphy, a <i>Chappelle’s Show</i> star and an accomplished comedian in his own right, died Wednesday in New York …

Experts reverse themselves on prostate cancer screenings

<b>(CNN) —</b> Men younger than 70 with no signs of prostate cancer may no longer be discouraged from checking their PSA levels, according to guidelines proposed today by the US Preventive Services Task Force.<p>But experts say that a positive test may leave some confused about what to do next.<p>In 2012, the …

Galaxy S8 may arrive early for T-Mobile customers

Samsung's new flagship phone, the Galaxy S8, is supposed to hit store shelves April 21, but T-Mobile customers who preorder may have a shot at getting their hands on it a little early.<p>The carrier is alerting Galaxy S8 preorder customers via text message that it plans to begin shipping devices on …

BlackBerry made more cash from royalties than phones

The $815 million payout is the latest in a string of defeats for Qualcomm.<p>Between antitrust fines and lawsuits, Qualcomm's patent strategy is already running into trouble... and things just got much worse. The wireless chipset maker has been given a preliminary order to pay BlackBerry $814.9 …

Microsoft announces hardware event for May 2nd in New York

Microsoft is planning to hold a special hardware and software event in New York City on May 2nd. After weeks of rumors over Microsoft’s plans, the software maker started emailing out press invites today. The event will begin at 9:30AM ET on May 2nd, and sources familiar with Microsoft's plans tell</i> …

Windows 10

Charging Bull sculptor says Fearless Girl distorts his art, so he's fighting back

With hopes of dispensing the "perfect antidote" to the stock market crash of 1987, Italian-born sculptor Arturo Di Modica spent two years welding a 7,000-pound bronze bull statue designed to capture the resilience of the American people.<p>Under the cover of night and without a permit, he installed …

Walmart Extends Online Discounts, Cuts More Jobs Amid Pricing War with Amazon

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) is dangling more online-order discounts in front of consumers while cutting corporate head count as it doubles down on efforts to cut costs and better compete with e-commerce behemoth Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN).<p>As part of those ongoing efforts, Walmart announced Wednesday that …

United CEO apologizes, promises changes and reimbursements after passenger is dragged off plane

United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz went on an apology tour Wednesday, pledging to change policies and reimburse customers on a flight in which a passenger was dragged off a plane — all in an attempt by the company to put behind it a raging public relations disaster.<p>"It's never too late to …

Trump Signals Steve Bannon Could Be On His Way Out

Could a real shake-up be coming soon to the Trump White House — and is his chief strategist Steve Bannon the one on the outs?<p>The president sounds fed up with the infighting, and he appears to be picking sides — predictably with his family. In an interview with the New York Post's Michael Goodwin, …

Ron Estes, a Republican, Survives Tight House Race to Win Kansas Seat

WICHITA, Kan. — Ron Estes, the Republican candidate for an empty House seat in Kansas, survived a surprisingly competitive race in a heavily conservative district on Tuesday. He defeated James Thompson, the Democratic candidate, in the first national test of the Republican Party’s electoral …

Tillerson meets with Putin amid deepening tensions over U.S. missile strikes in Syria

By Carol Morello and<p>Carol Morello<p>National reporter focusing on foreign policy and State Department<p>Email Bio Follow<p>David Filipov<p>David Filipov<p>Reporter covering Russia and the republics of the former Soviet Union<p>Email Bio Follow<p>MOSCOW — The rift between the United States and Russia was laid bare …

Middle East

Milan Design Week in Pictures

Apple faces legal action for refusing to repair iPhones bricked by 'error 53'

Remember the dreaded "error 53?" Apple apologised for the bug in early 2016, when it turned out its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones were being …

Repairs

Trump condemns Syria chemical attack and suggests he will act

By Anne Gearan<p>Anne Gearan<p>White House reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>President Trump confronted the enormity of the six-year-old Syrian conflict on Wednesday, acknowledging that he now bears responsibility for a war his predecessor could not end, but offering no specifics on what he could do …

Middle East

Raheem Sterling: ‘I’ve got that face people don’t like but I’m not a brat’

In an exclusive interview the Manchester City forward opens up on his negative reputation, performing for his late father and his desire to reach the very top<p>Raheem Sterling strides into a sunlit room at Manchester City’s sprawling academy, shakes hands politely, then offers a killer quip. “Is that …

Famine Crisis May Worsen This Year in Four Countries

World<p>LONDON — Global food crises worsened significantly in 2016 and conditions look set to deteriorate further this year in some areas with an increasing risk of famine, a report said on Friday.<p>"There is a high risk of famine in some areas of north-eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen …