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Why Nintendo Switch Completely Sucks

<b>Watch The Video First!</b><p>Not all of you will like the reason I’m here, so I’ll just state my business and let you stop watching if you disagree. I do …

Nintendo Switch

Roddy White Defends Cam Newton's Comments About Female Reporter's Question

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton made a sexist remark during his Wednesday press conference, and former Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White felt the need to defend it on his Twitter page:<p>White's tweet was in response to Newton laughing and saying it was "funny to hear a female talk …

Britain accused of unlawfully deporting Afghan asylum seekers

Amnesty says UK, with other European countries, breaching international law as number of people sent back triples<p>Britain and other European countries have been accused of breaching international law, as it emerged that the number of asylum seekers forced to return to Afghanistan has tripled at a …

People v OJ Simpson: 9 Bizarre Facts It Didn't Include (Photos)

As OJ Simpson walks free, here are some details that didn’t make it into FX’s devastating miniseries

High school players kneel, kicked off team

Two Texas high school football players were kicked off the team for kneeling during the National Anthem.

CNN

On-duty NYPD officers 'handcuffed 18-year-old girl, took her to deserted spot and raped her'

An 18-year-old girl says two NYPD officers raped her after arresting her, according to reports.<p>Two detectives and their supervisor have been stripped …

Parole

Nintendo Creators Program seems to be banning YouTube livestreaming

An email went out to members of the Nintendo Creators Program last week implying no one in the program may use YouTube livestreaming.<p>A NeoGaf user …

Nintendo Switch

Michael Bennett Among Group of Seahawks Sitting Through National Anthem

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett remained seated on his team's bench along with eight other Seahawks players during the national anthem ahead of their game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, the <i>Seattle Post-Intelligencer</i>'s Stephen Cohen reported.<p>The Seahawks declined to enter …

Raiders Staffers Surrounded Marshawn Lynch As He Sat During the National Anthem

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was surrounded and covered by team staffers as he sat during the national anthem. He was the only player …

Hackers Already Targeting Call of Duty: WW2 Multiplayer

The open beta for <b>Call of Duty: WW2</b> has only been live for a few days, but honest gamers are already finding not everyone logged in wants to play a …

Gaming Industry

Sen. Murphy Tells Congress to ‘Get Off Its Ass’ on Gun Control

WASHINGTON — The worst mass shooting in modern American history was met with immediate calls for action on gun control Monday from some Democratic lawmakers.<p>Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut demanded that Congress "get off its ass and do something."<p>"This must stop," Murphy said. "It is positively …

Guns

The Higgs Boson's Twin Could Reveal Our Universe’s Dark Sector

The world’s most powerful particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN laboratory near Geneva, has failed to find any of the hoped-for …

Physics

University professor accused of sexual harassment of 14 students

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A renowned University of Rochester professor who has worked here for a decade has been accused in a federal complaint of having sexual relationships and using illegal drugs with students; making inappropriate, humiliating or condescending comments to and about female students and …

Report: Donald Trump Called Jerry Jones 4 Times About Protest During Anthem

President Donald Trump reportedly called Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones four times asking him not to have the team kneel during the national anthem before Monday night's game against the Arizona Cardinals, according to a report from Ian Rapoport of NFL.com:<p>The Cowboys ultimately knelt as a team …

NFL player owes Las Vegas cops an apology, union leader says

The head of a Las Vegas police union reiterated his demand for an apology from an NFL player Friday, after a top Las Vegas police official cleared of wrongdoing three officers who briefly detained Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett outside a casino last month.<p>Bennett -- who was stopped …

Justice

Jim Carrey countersues ex's family after her suicide: 'I will not give in' to wrongful death claims

Facing a lawsuit for wrongful death by his late girlfriend’s estranged husband and her mother, actor<p>Jim Carreyhas countersued both, claiming they tried to coerce him into settling the case to avoid public embarrassment.<p>"A cottage industry that both feeds upon and exploits the public vulnerability …

Jim Carrey

Scientists have solved one of Pluto's most puzzling mysteries

There are regions in Pluto where huge ice structures exist. Scientists finally think they know how they are formed.<p>Scientists have solved one of Pluto's most puzzling mysteries. In 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto. What it saw near Pluto's equator has baffled scientists ever …

Solar System

Original Fallout is free on Steam today

Celebrating the game’s 20th anniversary<p><i>Fallout</i>, the 1997 original (subtitle: <i>A Post Nuclear Role Playing Game</i>) is free on Steam today, in observance of the 20th anniversary of its launch.<p>Users have until 11:59 p.m. tonight PT (that’s 2:59 a.m. Oct. 1, ET) to add it to their Steam library. It’s for …

Germany: Suspected 'baby food extortionist' arrested

<b>Police in Germany have arrested a man on suspicion of contaminating adult and baby food in the hope of gaining millions of euros from supermarkets.</b><p>The unnamed man, 55, was taken into custody on Friday evening in the Tübingen area south of Stuttgart.<p>Police on Thursday released images of a suspect in …

Extremism

Art Rooney II Says Steelers' Protest During National Anthem Is 'Over'

Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II told the <i>Pittsburgh Post-Gazette</i>'s Ed Bouchette on Friday that his team will be back on the field during the national anthem before Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens.<p>"I expect our team will be on the field like they were prior to last Sunday," …

James Cameron stands by controversial Wonder Woman remarks

James Cameron is surprised his comments on <i>Wonder Woman</i> proved to be so controversial. “Yes, I’ll stand by that,” the <i>Avatar</i> director told <i>The Hollywood</i> …

Wonder Woman

From time-jumps to too-tasteful sex: the 15 most annoying trends in modern TV drama

1. Everybody looks good… Too good.<p>There was a time, particularly in British TV drama, when character actors ruled the screens. A sprightly supporting turn from a seasoned thesp made a mediocre show great and some of our biggest names were – how can I put this? – unconventional looking. Would Martin …

TV

Blade Runner 2049 first reactions: critics call film a 'sci-fi masterpiece' and 'better than the original'

Audiences have become so accustomed to so-so reboots and belated, underwhelming sequels that it's often a shock when one of them turns out to be good. That seems to be the general reaction to Blade Runner 2049, which held its first industry screenings last night, leading countless journalists to …

Science Fiction

'Fixer Upper' ending: Will HGTV survive without Chip and Joanna Gaines?

After five successful seasons, one of HGTV’s most watched shows, “Fixer Upper,” is coming to an end. Chip and Joanna Gaines announced the news on Tuesday, shocking some fans of the show.<p>While the Gaines promised they would continue renovating homes in Waco, Texas, the future for HGTV is less …

Chip Gaines

PlayStation Plus subscribers get MGS 5: The Phantom Pain free in October

Plus both Amnesia games!<p>October 2017’s lineup of free games for PlayStation Plus subscribers is a top-heavy one, with two terrific PlayStation 4 games in <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i> and <i>Amnesia</i><i>: Collection</i>.<p><i>The Phantom Pain</i> is the critically acclaimed 2015 follow-up to the appetizer that was</i> …

Enormous, coconut-cracking, tree-dwelling rat found in Solomon Islands

An 18-inch rat that lives in trees and is able to open coconuts with its teeth has been discovered in the Solomon Islands.<p>The rat, known as Uromys vika, has been particularly hard to find, becoming the first rat discovered in 80 years, mammalogist Tyrone Lavery said.<p>"The new species, Uromys vika, …

Solomon Islands

Justin Timberlake Reportedly 'Finalizing' Deal for Super Bowl 52 Halftime Show

Justin Timberlake is reportedly in the process of "finalizing" an agreement to perform at the Super Bowl LII halftime show at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, 2018.<p>On Wednesday, <i>Us Weekly</i> reported he's expected to serve as a solo act despite speculation about a possible Jay-Z …