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Oklahoma fraternity members receive death threats over racist video | Reuters

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - A lawyer hired by the board of directors of a University of Oklahoma fraternity linked to a racist video said on Friday he has no current plans to sue the school but wants to ensure the safety of fraternity members after some received death threats.<p>The Sigma Alpha Epsilon …

Latin America

Netherlands, Argentina Advance to Semifinals

Samsung Gear Live Review

For what seems like forever, companies have been telling us that wearables are here to stay and trying to sell them to the public in all types of crazy forms but nothing has really stuck. We’ve seen everything from fitness bands to smartwatches but nobody has managed to convince us that we <i>need</i> to …

Clippers owner's lawyers seek to make case federal

LeBron James' agent talks to Suns, Cavaliers, Mavericks

The silence grew louder as the week went on.<p>Two days into free agency — nearly 66 hours, to be exact — and the agent for LeBron James, the man who had been charged by his high-profile client to handle all free agency negotiations with prospective teams, Klutch Sports' Rich Paul, had been …

Carmelo Anthony update: Batman, counterfactuals, and the money pit

A look at the happenings on the watch of the Carmelo Anthony free agency tour which concluded Thursday in Los Angeles.<p><b>More Offseason Analysis:</b> …

Basketball

iWatch “an opportunity for high-end watch brands” says analyst as Apple hires TAG Heuer exec

<i>CNBC</i> reports that Apple has hired the sales director of luxury Swiss watch maker TAG Heuer for an iWatch marketing role. The hire was reportedly confirmed by the head of the parent company’s watch brands, Jean-Claude Biver.<p>Biver said the watchmaker’s sales director left as recently as last week, …

Public outcry over the ‘right to be forgotten’ sends Google flip-flopping

Google has decided to stop censoring the Guardian in European search results.<p>After censoring stories from the Guardian, the BBC and the Daily Mail in its search engine yesterday, Google has partially reversed its decision to censor the work of journalists. The firm last night reintroduced seven …

Germany hit by health scare as seven players are struck by 'flu symptoms' ahead of World Cup quarter-final

Manager Joachim Low confirms a number of players are struggling ahead of France match and blames "air conditioning, travel and temperature differences"<p><b>Germany</b> have been hit by a health scare ahead of their <b>World Cup</b> quarter-final against <b>France</b>, with manager Joachim Low confirming seven members of …

Kyle Lowry re-signs with Toronto Raptors

Kyle Lowry isn't going anywhere.<p>The veteran point guard who led the Toronto Raptors to their first post-season appearance in five years said Wednesday on Twitter he's staying put.<p>"This ain't Amir jersey y'all!! Lol..... it's for the 2014-15 season cause Toronto will be my home city," said Lowry, …

Sources: Big 3 not acting in concert

When the Miami Heat's Big Three went their separate ways after a lunch meeting last Wednesday, they went not knowing whether they had played their …

Registrant WHOIS contact information verification

Citizenme’s iOS App Performs A Personality Test On Your Social Data

Data privacy and “owning your own data” online is a rather hard concept to get across to the average person. But increasingly it’s a fundamental part of our existence online. One or two startups have tried to crack this idea. Datacoup in New York has a data-exchange platform for consumers to …

Video shows how 4.7-inch iPhone 6 screen will feel in the hand

We showed you photos a few days ago of what is claimed to be the display covers for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, which appeared to have slightly curved edges. Chinese site iFanr <i></i>(via NWE) has now posted a video of the same part, giving a sense of how the larger phone will feel in the hand compared to the …

Jimmy Graham ruled tight end for franchise tag by arbitrator

Lindsay H. Jones | USA TODAY Sports<p>Sorry, Jimmy Graham, you're still a tight end.<p>NFL arbitrator Stephen Burbank ruled Wednesday that Graham, the New Orleans Saints star, is a tight end, not a wide receiver, for franchise tag purposes. The Saints assigned Graham the franchise tag earlier this year, …

Germany set for thriller against well-matched France

While Germany have a slight edge ahead of their quarter-final with France on Friday, France have made a strong come back after their disastrous showing in the 2010 edition and the game is expected to be a thriller between well-matched sides who curiously haven't met in a World Cup since …

Soccer

Comcast's $45 Billion Purchase Of Time Warner Cable Is Trouble For Apple TV

After years of rumors, speculation, and wishing, we got two solid reports that said Apple was really ready to launch a full-on TV product.<p>Both the Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg said Apple was planning to release an Apple TV this year. Bloomberg predicted an April reveal, and the WSJ predicted …

What If Apple Bought Tesla?

Rumors about Apple showing interest in buying Tesla have resurfaced after the SF Chronicle reported that Apple’s M&A chief met with Elon Musk last spring. Considering Tesla’s market capitalization of more than $24 billion, such a deal would be unprecedented for Apple, but the two companies do …

‘Grand Theft Auto V’ sales blow past $1 billion in three days

Game enthusiasts purchase 'Grand Theft Auto V' at the Game Stop store in Encinitas, Calif., in this photo taken Sept. 17, 2013. MIKE BLAKE<p>"Grand Theft Auto V" has crossed the $1 billion sales mark after three days in stores, a rate faster than any other video game, film or other entertainment …

Grand Theft Auto

Windows RT looking more likely to “merge” with Windows Phone

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Windows Phones could get bigger while Windows RT tablets get smaller. In fact, the two platforms are likely to share apps, …

6 Awesome Aircraft From The 2013 Paris Air Show

Last week, the airplanes of the future filled the sky over Paris. Here are our favorites.<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>The future of aviation was on display at the 50th Paris Air Show, a biennial exposition of aircraft that has happened every other year since 1909, with exceptions made during WWI …

Can Nerf's New Super Soaker Out-Douse The Competition?

A new design makes for lighter, more easily refilled guns, Nerf says. But is that enough for Super Soaker to remain king of the backyard?<p>When the original Super Soaker debuted in 1989, it changed backyard water wars forever. With a pressurized reservoir system, it could hold more water and shoot …

Records sealed in Hernandez probe

A judge has sealed the investigation documents involving the killing of an acquaintance of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.<p>Attleboro …

Clippers, Celtics Officially Agree to Deal for Head Coach Doc Rivers

Link to Media<p>Doc Rivers is slated to become the next head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers.<p><b>UPDATE: Tuesday, June 25, at 5:25 p.m. ET by Ian Hanford</b><p>CBS Sports' Ken Berger reports more details from the agreement:<p><i>---End of update---</i><p><b>UPDATE: Tuesday, June 25, at 5 p.m. ET by Kyle Vassalo</b><p>The Celtics …

Basketball

Hurry up and put a projector in my phone, Intel

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>For several years now, Intel (s intc) has used its annual Research@Intel event to showcase an interactive projected display. …

T-Mobile Prism II from Huawei is official, yours tomorrow for $116 outright

If you're looking to tap into one of T-Mobile's low-cost unlimited plans but are feeling squeamish about paying for your phone outright, then you might be curious about the Prism II: a new budget smartphone that's about to hit widespread availability at T-Mobile. The handset has been on our radar …

Rushel Shell no longer UCLA-bound

Running back Rushel Shell, who said in April he was transferring from Pittsburgh to UCLA, has contacted the Panthers' coaching staff about his …

College Sports

Best messaging apps for iPhone: Hangouts, LINE, WhatsApp, and more!

iMore's guide to the best, most reliable, and most widely used messaging apps currently available on the iPhone!<p>Looking for the best iPhone apps to …

Microsoft Pumps $700 Million Into Iowa Data Center

The mysterious company behind the $700 million “Project Mountain” data center in Des Moines, Iowa, finally has a name. And it’s not Apple or …

Des Moines