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The Secret Ingredient That Makes a Bloody Mary Even Better

A few glugs of this will pump up your brunch<p>Brian Balthazar knew he was on to something when he invented the Brian Bloody Brewski. Balthazar isn’t a professional bartender—he’s a former producer for <i>The View</i>, of all things—but he’s fascinated with mixology.<p>“Cocktails can often seem more complicated …

Ask a Somm: What is the Best Wine Under $12?

In two and a half short years, Los Angeles restaurant <b>Bestia</b> has skyrocketed into the spotlight on both the local and national levels, garnering a devout following for chef <b>Ori Menashe</b>'s inspired, seasonal Italian plates. And not to be outdone by smoked sea urchin salads and 'nduja pizzas, wine …

Chinese Authorities Seize 40-Year-Old Smuggled Meat

Chinese diners beware: Meals at some restaurants across the county might involve 40-year-old meat. Authorities recently seized 100,000 tons of meat that was likely smuggled frozen into China through Vietnam, reports state news agency Xinhua (translated), and some of the product had original …

Food

'Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension' trailer teases the end

The end is near in the first trailer for "Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension," the sixth and -- if producers are to be believed -- final installment of the found-footage horror franchise.<p>Set for release a week before Halloween, "Ghost Dimension" will follow a fresh family (Chris J. Murray, …

NHL expansion announcement was momentous moment

LAS VEGAS -- No matter how many qualifiers and caveats commissioner Gary Bettman attaches to talk of expansion, make no mistake: Wednesday was a …

Ice Hockey

Blazers trade Nic Batum to Hornets for Gerald Henderson, Noah Vonleh

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte Hornets continue to revamp their roster after a disappointing season in which they didn't shoot the ball well and …

NBA

Facebook Messenger no longer needs a Facebook account

Facebook wants as many people using Messenger as possible... and after today, that includes people who aren't using Facebook at all. Anyone in the US, Canada, Peru and Venezuela can now sign up for Messenger without using a Facebook account. You only need to provide your phone number to get started …

Social Media

Hundreds mourn Charleston shooting victims

<b>The first of the funerals for victims of the Charleston church shooting have been held in the South Carolina city.</b><p>The services for Ethel Lee Lance took place after a viewing at a Baptist church in North Charleston.<p>Ms Lance, 70, worked for the church for 30 years and was a mother of five.<p>The funeral …

Gene Palmer Is Second N.Y. Prison Employee Arrested in Jailbreak

A guard at the New York maximum security prison where two killers escaped earlier this month has been arrested in connection with the jailbreak, officials said Wednesday.<p>Gene Palmer is the second employee at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora to be detained over the dramatic escape of …

Niger claims to have killed 15 Boko Haram militants in land and air attack

Army also took 20 prisoners in operation which destroyed an armoured vehicle, 26 motorbikes and caches of food and fuel<p>Niger’s army has said it killed 15 Boko Haram militants in land and air operations against the armed Islamist group.<p>The army also took 20 prisoners, Colonel Moustapha Ledru said on …

4 Secret Maine Beaches

Everyone has a different idea of the perfect Maine summer -- one man's breezy beach day is another's mountain climb or demolition derby. In our May issue we assembled an oversized guide to Maine's busiest season, so everyone can pick and plan their perfect summer itinerary. Here's an excerpt from …

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Washington D.C.

Arnold talks Maria, Mildred, all their kids

More than four years after they separated, are Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver legally divorced yet?<p>You'd be hard-pressed to tell after the movie star and former California governor talked to Howard Stern on his radio show Wednesday.<p>Instead, in the service of promoting his new movie,</i> …

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Big men-heavy NBA draft takes 'throwback' theme in guard-driven league

NEW YORK — The Golden State Warriors stormed through the last three games of the 2015 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a small-ball lineup featuring 6-foot-7 Draymond Green at center and 7-footer Andrew Bogut on the bench.<p>It's the small-ball revolution taking over, right?<p>Well, who …

Dropbox CEO Drew Houston was a little unclear today on how well the company's business product is doing

Those users sync more than 1 billion files per day, and create over 100,000 shared folders every hour.<p>That's pretty impressive for an eight-year-old company, although registered users are not the same as the monthly average and daily average users that companies like Facebook and Twitter report. …