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New ‘Daily Show’ host Trevor Noah defends Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan is a racist — but he should not be shunned, says Trevor Noah, incoming host of “The Daily Show.”<p>“I don’t think Hulk Hogan is a bad person,” the South African comic argued. “I don’t think most racists are bad people. I think they suffer from something. It is learned from parents. It is a …

Woods shoots best score in 16 months

Tiger Woods shot his lowest score in 16 months, a four-under-par 66 that left him four strokes behind leader Scott Langley after the opening round of the Greenbrier Classic.<p>Though conditions were relatively easy on Greenbrier's rain-softened Old White Course, the round was a welcome reprieve for …

British Formula 1 Grand Prix 2015: Results, Times for Practice and Qualifying

Lewis Hamilton will be looking to get back on track in the race for the Formula One world title in front of his adoring home supporters at the British Grand Prix this weekend.<p>The Mercedes man had his lead at the top of the standings cut down to just 10 points after team-mate Nico Rosberg surged to …

Report: Mavericks agree to four-year deal with Wesley Matthews

Dallas gets a great 3-and-D player with injury concerns. Somehow, in a deal that in no way involves the Kings, Sacramento loses.<p>The Mavericks didn't …

DeAndre Jordan in Free-Agent Driver's Seat After Tyson Chandler Bolts for Suns

There's leverage, and then there's whatever DeAndre Jordan is enjoying at the moment.<p>All of a sudden, the big man is rather easily the top free-agent center available on the open market. Sure, Marc Gasol hasn't inked a deal yet, but it's going to be awfully difficult to pry him away from the …

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Adidas Knit These Sneakers Entirely From Ocean Plastic Trash

The sample shoe was made from illegal gill nets dredged up from the ocean by the nonprofit Sea Shepherd. “It’s a fishing net that was spanning the …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. People are saying that Facebook is considering buying Twitter.</b> But that doesn't make much sense, because Facebook's previous acquisitions — Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus — all had big growth potential at the time.<p><b>2. Hassle, the London startup which connects customers with cleaners, has been</b> …

The Government of Hungary Is Going to Pay Its Young People Just to Live There

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Suspected Charleston gunman's sister asks public for money since massacre 'ruined her wedding'

Amber Roof, sister of Dylann Roof, was scheduled to be married just days after the attack and says her "dream day" was "destroyed"<p>The sister of the alleged Charleston shooter launched a campaign this week to raise money for her "dream honeymoon", after the attack forced her to cancel her wedding …

Microsoft Edge is already good enough for me to drop Chrome

From the tarnished ashes of Internet Explorer came Microsoft Edge, an all-new browser built from the ground up for Windows 10. When we first went hands-on with the browser – then still called Project Spartan – we thought it brought some interesting concepts to the table, but it was much too buggy …

Yahoo experimenting with Google-powered search results, ads

Yahoo is flirting with the idea of tapping Google to power its search engine.<p>Google confirmed to <i>Mashable</i> on Thursday that Yahoo is displaying Google …

2015 Greenbrier Classic tee times and pairings: Can Tiger Woods go low again in Friday's round?

If you'd like to spend your holiday weekend watching golf, Tiger Woods will provide the entertainment, for better or worse, on Friday afternoon.<p>The Fourth of July holiday on a Friday afternoon at an also-ran PGA Tour event is usually not going to draw the biggest golf audience. But hey, Tiger Woods …

6 Secret Tricks For Photographing Fireworks With Your Phone

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13th century Mongolian ship Kublai Khan sent to invade Japan found

Two armadas sent by the emperor of the Yuan Dynasty to invade Japan decimated by legendary 'kamikaze'<p>Archaeologists have discovered the wreck of a Mongolian ship that was part of a fleet dispatched by Kublai Khan to invade Japan in the 13th century.<p>The ship is the second to be located off southern …

NFL suspends Chargers’ Gates for four games for drug violations

Three-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of San Diego will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season along with New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain for violating NFL drug policies.<p>Gates' suspension is over the league's ban on …

Uber suspends UberPOP in France, citing safety and legal concerns

San Francisco-based Uber announced today it will stop offering its controversial UberPOP service in France, a move that comes after a week of sometimes violent protests by taxi drivers and a crackdown by the national government.<p>“In the light of last week’s violence, we have today decided to suspend …

Google apologises for Nazi camps in AR game Ingress

Google's in-house startup Niantic Labs has apologised after its augmented reality game <i>Ingress</i> featured Nazi concentration camps.<p>The title is best …

Rats Taught to Detect Land Mines in Cambodia

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L.A. district attorney's office declines to charge Diddy for UCLA incident

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has declined to file felony charges against Sean "Diddy" Combs for a confrontation …

Chargers TE Antonio Gates takes illegal substance, suspended four games by NFL

What could be Antonio Gates' final season with the San Diego Chargers just got significantly shorter.<p>One of the most productive tight ends in NFL history and an eight-time Pro Bowler, Gates was suspended four games by the NFL on Thursday for violating its policy on performance-enhancing …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …