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Selfie sticks are no longer welcome at Disney theme parks

After doing its best to accommodate selfie sticks, Disney bans them<p>Posted signs and verbal warnings from staff members have failed to contain the selfie stick epidemic at Disney World, so now the company is implementing a park-wide ban on the smartphone accessory. Beginning next week, Disney's …

Walt Disney Company

Donald Trump Defends His Immigration Stance Amid Miss Universe Controversy: 'I Don't Have a Racist Bone in My Body'

Amidst growing backlash over his controversial comments about Mexican immigration during his presidential campaign announcement, Donald Trump tells …

SIM card maker Gemalto investigates spy agencies' hack attack

When word of a savvy hack conducted by agents of two intelligence agencies against SIM maker Gemalto broke yesterday, company representatives seemed to be caught completely off-guard. Now, with egg on its face and a security backlash in the offing, Gemalto's publicly pledging to look into <i>The</i> …

The Raiders, Chargers and Rams have started the NFL's biggest game of chicken

Ever since both the Rams and Raiders left Los Angeles 20 years ago, the vacancy of an NFL team in the country’s second largest market has basically been used as leverage for existing franchises looking to improve their lot in their current homes.<p>The Bengals, Buccaneers, Seahawks, Vikings, Jaguars, …

Football (U.S.)

Carson rallies for Raiders, Bolts

CARSON, Calif. -- A day after the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders announced a proposal to build a privately financed, $1.7 billion stadium in …

NFL

Floyd Mayweather Announces Manny Pacquiao Fight Via Selfie App Shots

Well played, Floyd.<p>Floyd Mayweather knows a marketing opportunity when he sees one.<p>The well-known boxer, who has never lost a bout in his entire career (47 wins, 0 losses), announced his next opponent on Friday: Manny Pacquiao, the 36-year-old, 10-time world champion who, until recently, rivaled …

Boxing

Toggle Android 5.0 device settings with your voice

A recent update to the Google Search app on Android 5.0 Lollipop devices will allow users to toggle their Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and flashlight (camera LED) with their voice. The device will also need to be running the most recent version of the Google Search app for these voice commands to work.<p>To test …

Google Search

NASCAR suspends driver Kurt Busch over domestic violence allegations

In a stunning move just two days before the season-opening Daytona 500, NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely strangled and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him …

GoPro cameras capture daredevil’s stunning flight over Swiss Alps

Want to know what it’s like to fly over mountains like Superman? Ask Seattle-based daredevil Brandon Mikesell, who soared over the Swiss Alps in a wingsuit last year, capturing stunning footage of his flight on GoPro cameras strapped to his helmet and suit.<p>Zooming past sheer cliff faces and over …

Mayweather v Pacquiao to finally happen this May

The long-awaited mega bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao, which has been more than five years in the making, will take place in Las Vegas on May 2, Mayweather announced.<p>A duel between the defence-minded Mayweather and the aggressive Pacquiao, the biggest drawcards of their …

Mayweather says he and Pacquiao to fight May 2

The Fight is finally on.<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in a welterweight showdown that will be boxing's richest fight ever. Mayweather himself announced the bout Friday after months of negotiations, posting a picture of the signed contract online.<p>The long anticipated bout at …

Patriots Rally Past Seahawks to Win Super Bowl XLIX

Christopher Polk—Getty Images<p>Christian Petersen—Getty Images<p>Christian Petersen—Getty Images<p>Tom Pennington—Getty Images<p>Charlie Riedel—AP<p>Rob Carr—Getty …

NFL

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Stewart not thinking retirement

Jeff Gordon’s decision to retire will have no bearing on when Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tony Stewart conclude their respective careers.<p>Having competed in NASCAR's Cup Series since 1993, Jeff Gordon's decision to retire represents a changing of the guard of sorts, as one of the sport's most …

Rap mogul Suge Knight charged with murder

Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was arrested on a murder charge early Friday morning in a fatal hit-and-run in Los Angeles.<p>Sgt. Diane Hecht of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's information office said Knight is being held at the West Hollywood sheriff's station on $2 million bail.<p>Knight turned …

Tom Brady fighting a cold, not worried about health for Super Bowl

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Tom Brady expects his cold to be gone in time for the Super Bowl.<p>The Patriots quarterback still sounded congested when he said Thursday, "I expect to be 100 percent on Sunday. I'll be ready to go."<p>He showed signs of the cold on Wednesday after appearing healthy during Super Bowl …

NFL

Senate Near Finish Line on Keystone XL

The Senate’s weeks-long reintroduction to regular order on the Keystone XL pipeline bill could be over as soon as Thursday.<p>After moving through more …

Campaign Finance

Goggles and scanners among new police technology ideas

Police forces have always needed to be on top of new technology - both to monitor ways in which criminals may be exploiting it, and also to utilise new innovations for better crime-fighting.<p>BBC technology reporter Dave Lee was given a demonstration of some of the latest ideas, including 3D …