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Final 4: Kansas, Villanova, Michigan And Loyola-Chicago Survive And Advance

After weeks of play, four teams are left standing: Villanova, Kansas, Michigan and Loyola-Chicago.<p>The Villanova Wildcats and Kansas Jayhawks aren't really a surprise — they were both top seeds heading into the tournament.<p>They will play each other on Saturday in San Antonio, Texas, and then only one …

Saturday’s NCAA Tournament Recap: An evening full of buzzer-beaters and monster performances

PLAYER OF THE DAY<p>No. 5-seed Kentucky advanced to the Sweet 16 with a win over No. 13-seed Buffalo, and the star of the show was the guy that’s been …

Former FBI No.2 McCabe fired; says Trump administration targeted him

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired the FBI's former No. 2 official Andrew McCabe on Friday, prompting McCabe to say he was targeted for being a witness into whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.<p>Sessions, in …

Donald Trump

Republicans on House panel, excluding Democrats’ input, say there’s no evidence of Russia collusion

House Intelligence Committee Republicans say they have found no evidence that President Trump and his affiliates colluded with Russian officials to sway the 2016 election or that the Kremlin sought to help him, a conclusion at odds with Democrats’ takeaways from the congressional panel’s year-long …

White House Acknowledges Trump Ties To Stormy Legal Battle Over Alleged Affair

On Wednesday, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was fielding questions on steel and aluminium tariffs and on an abnormal exodus of White House staffers.<p>In each instance, she praised the achievements of the White House and President Trump. And then she let slip something that had, until then, …

Donald Trump

Florida Governor Signs Package Of New Gun Restrictions

<b>Updated at 6:50 p.m. ET</b><p>Florida Gov. Rick Scott has signed legislation tightening gun restrictions in the state. Among other things, the legislation raises the legal age for gun purchases to 21, institutes a waiting period of three days, and allows for the arming of school personnel who are not …

Guns

More tech companies sue FCC over net neutrality

The internet isn't letting net neutrality disappear without a fight.<p>Several big tech companies, including Etsy, Expa, Kickstarter, Automattic, …

It’s official: Washington governor signs landmark net neutrality bill into law

Internet providers will be required to treat all lawful content the same in Washington state under a landmark net neutrality law that just became …

Net Neutrality

BlackBerry sues Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram over messaging

The once-powerful phone pioneer says Facebook has infringed its intellectual property, without providing details.<p>BlackBerry's tired of waiting for Facebook's friend request. So it sued.<p>The Canadian business software provider and former phone giant sued the world's largest social network in a Los …

'Shape of Water' wins big at Oscars on activism-fueled night

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Romantic fantasy "The Shape of Water" won the best picture Oscar on Sunday, the film industry's most prestigious honor, on a night where themes of female empowerment and activism almost overshadowed the awards.<p>The Fox Searchlight movie's Mexican filmmaker, Guillermo del …

Kobe Bryant wins Oscar for short film, ‘Dear Basketball’

Congrats, Kobe!<p>Make sure to say “Oscar award-winning” when you mention Kobe Bryant these days. His short film <i>Dear Basketball</i> just won the award for “best animated short” at the 2018 Academy Awards.<p>Bryant released the film at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival in April, which was based around will the …

WordPress now powers 30% of websites

WordPress now powers 30 percent of the web, according to data from web technology survey firm W3Techs.<p>This represents a 5 percentage point increase in nearly two and a half years, after WordPress hit the 25 percent mark in November 2015.<p>It’s worth noting here that this figure relates to the entire …

Web Design

Broadcom says Qualcomm asked U.S. security panel to delay shareholder meeting

Broadcom said on Monday Qualcomm secretly requested an U.S. national security panel on Jan. 29 to start an investigation into its proposed $117 billion buyout offer, leading to a delay in Qualcomm's March 6 shareholder meeting.<p>The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), which …

Broadcom

Oscars 2018: See the Complete Winners List

The Shape of Water was the biggest winner of the night, taking home best picture and director.<p>On Sunday night, <b>Jimmy Kimmel</b> welcomed us to the 90th Academy Awards—a landmark evening that made history in a variety of ways even before the first awards were handed out—with an opening monologue that …

Trump says tariffs will come off if new NAFTA deal is signed

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Monday dangled the possibility of lifting the new steel and aluminum tariffs he's imposed if NAFTA is renegotiated to terms more favorable to the US.<p>"We have large trade deficits with Mexico and Canada. NAFTA, which is under renegotiation right now, has …

Donald Trump

Trump signals he may drop tariffs if a 'fair' NAFTA agreement is signed

President Donald Trump signaled on Monday that his hastily announced tariffs on steel and aluminum may not be implemented, at least for Canada and …

Donald Trump

Kim Jong Un wants to 'write new history' on South Korea reunification

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told a high-ranking South Korean government delegation that he wants to "write a new history of national reunification," during an unprecedented meeting between the two sides in Pyongyang Monday.<p>North Korean state media released images and …

North Korea

Yes, Jimmy Kimmel Will Bring #MeToo into His Oscars Monologue

The Oscar host previews his strategy for winning over an audience who might be afraid to laugh.<p>With just days to go before the Academy Awards, workers are rolling out red carpet on Hollywood Boulevard, a camera crew is rehearsing in the Dolby Theater, and Oscar host <b>Jimmy Kimmel</b> is still honing his …

The Latest: Father killed in Michigan had served in Iraq

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at Central Michigan University (all times local):<p>9:35 p.m.<p>The man police say was killed by his son at Central Michigan University had been a longtime member of the Illinois Army National Guard and served in the Iraq War.<p>National Guard spokesman …

Central Michigan University

Trump escalates trade war, threatens European carmakers with stiff tariffs

President Trump on Saturday threatened to hammer European automotive companies with steep tariffs as his global trade war snowballed into a third day.<p>Trump, in a series of Twitter posts while at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, appeared to be responding to warnings from European leaders that his …

Globalization

Pro-gun Georgia lawmakers punish Delta for crossing the NRA

ATLANTA (AP) — Pro-gun Georgia lawmakers Thursday took revenge on Delta for crossing the National Rifle Association, killing a proposed tax break on jet fuel that would have saved the airline millions.<p>A sweeping tax bill with the fuel exemption stripped out by the Republicans passed the …

Guns

Female-led investor group to buy Weinstein Co assets

(Reuters) - A former Obama administration official on Thursday reached a deal to purchase assets of The Weinstein Company and said she will use a majority-female board to rebuild the Hollywood studio tarnished by sexual misconduct allegations.<p>Former Small Business Administration chief Maria …

Harvey Weinstein

NBA warns clubs of amid fears of tanking epidemic this season

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has warned teams will face harsh punishment for deliberately losing amid a reported “tanking epidemic” in the league’s …

Samsung Galaxy S9 review: Worth it? | Trusted Reviews

What is the Samsung Galaxy S9?<p>Samsung has been dominating the Android smartphone market for a while now, but does its latest flagship – the Galaxy S9 …

Phones

Sony Xperia's XZ2 and XZ2 Compact get a new look

New Qualcomm chips to put AI, premium features in cheaper phones

The Snapdragon 700 line of processors will power more affordable devices this year, especially in China.<p>You may no longer have to shell out big bucks to get high-end smartphone features like artificial intelligence.<p>Qualcomm on Tuesday unveiled its newest processor family, intended to bring premium …

Alcatel launches 7 wallet-friendly phones at MWC 2018

On Saturday at Mobile World Congress in Spain, Alcatel announced a new portfolio of phones.<p>If you haven't been keeping track, Alcatel makes some wonderful Android phones that are easy on the wallet. The company's early phones like the Idol 3, Idol 4 and 4S packed a ton of functionality at a …

Mobile Technology

Marches, walkouts and sit-ins: Gun control battle heads to the street

<i>CNN will hold a town hall with the victims' classmates, parents and community members. "Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action" will air live Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> As survivors of Wednesday's school shooting demand that it be the last such massacre, marches are being …

Guns

How the Quietly Radical ‘Black Panther’ Took Over Hollywood

Marvel’s most prominent black superhero hasn’t always been one of its superstars. But the Afrofuturist, anti-imperialist worldview the series espouses makes it perfect for the moment.<p>If you’ve been to a movie theater at any point in the past 20 years, there is a steep statistical probability that …

Comic Books