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FanDuel not honoring bet that would have paid more than $82,000 due to line error

For one New Jersey bettor, the Denver Broncos were a long shot too good to be true.<p>New Jersey bookmaker FanDuel declined to honor a $110 bet on the …

New Jersey

Four people get cancer from donated organ in 'extraordinary rare' case

<b>(CNN) —</b> Four European patients developed breast cancer after receiving organs from the same donor, a case report explains.<p>The patients developed breast cancer years after their transplants, with three of them dying of the disease.<p>Dr. Frederike Bemelman, professor of nephrology at the University of …

News

Emmy’s biggest lesson of 2018: Vote-splitting is real, and it’s spectacular

Vote-splitting is back, and never underestimate it again! That’s the lesson I learned watching a lot of my Emmy predictions go down in flames on …

TV

Sandra Oh Brought Her Parents to the Emmy Awards, and Twitter Is Obsessed

Sandra Oh made Emmy history this year as the first Asian woman nominated as outstanding lead actor in a drama series, thanks to her role in BBC America's <i>Killing Eve</i>. But it was her parents who stole the show at the ceremony on Monday night (September 17) when they accompanied their daughter on the …

The Emmy Awards

I’ve studied false rape claims. The accusation against Kavanaugh doesn’t fit the profile.

What I learned reading hundreds of false rape accusations.<p>“This is a completely false allegation.”<p>That’s what Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said in a statement on Monday after an allegation surfaced that he had attempted to rape a woman named Christine Blasey Ford decades ago when they were …

U.S. Politics

Hurricane Florence: Pig Poop Becomes The Latest Threat To Human Life

CAROLINA BEACH, North Carolina—As if the howling winds, driving rain, and deadly flash floods weren't enough to deal with, Hurricane Florence has …

News (U.S.)

Exclusive: Delivery Startup Postmates Raises $300 Million, Joins Unicorn Club

On-demand delivery startup Postmates raised a whopping $300 million in venture funding to accelerate its growth across the U.S. Tiger Global led the …

Tech Trends

Kamala Harris on Kavanaugh accuser: 'I believe her'

Sen. Kamala Harris said Tuesday that she believes a California woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, adding that her Senate testimony, scheduled for next week, will offer a clearer picture "into who Brett Kavanaugh really is."<p>Harris (D-Calif.), in an …

Brett Kavanaugh

Best and worst QBs of Week 2: Allen, Darnold disastrous in losses

Any given Sunday ... every quarterback has a shot to sit atop the Total QBR leaderboard. While QBs are most often judged by wins and losses or …

Blake Bortles

From an Angry Mandy Patinkin to Celebrity Tears: What You Didn't See at the 2018 Emmys

While it may have been TV’s biggest night, that does not mean all the weird and wonderful moments of the 2018 Emmy Awards were seen on TV.<p>From …

Red Carpet

Zack Snyder reveals the superhero who was cut from Justice League

<i>Justice League</i> underwent some changes from when director Zack Snyder was in charge to after Joss Whedon took over.<p>Some of these changes have been …

Justice League

Brie Larson Makes Her Marvel Cinematic Universe Debut In The ‘Captain Marvel’ Trailer

<i>Captain Marvel</i>, a historic first for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, isn’t your average superhero movie. That’s because Captain Marvel (played by Brie Larson) isn’t your average superhero. She’s “as powerful a character as we’ve ever put in a movie,” according to Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige, and …

Captain Marvel

Rapper: American Airlines Told Me, 'You Don't Belong In First Class' (and Things Were Going So Well)

It was only a few months ago that American Airlines got some fantastic news that many other companies would truly love to hear.<p>Regardless of whatever accusations had happened in the past, and had led the NAACP to issue a "travel advisory," warning African-American passengers to travel on the …

American Airlines

Venezuelans outraged by Maduro's steak feast at Salt Bae restaurant

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dined on expensive steak at a "Salt Bae" restaurant in Istanbul during a stop-off returning from a visit to China, drawing furor back home where millions struggle to get enough to eat and red meat is a rare luxury.<p>Turkish celebrity chef Nusret …

News

Of Course the Patriots Traded for Josh Gordon

The New England Patriots have traded for Cleveland wide receiver Josh Gordon, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.<p>Trade now agreed to: Patriots are …

New England

Jennifer Lawrence Parts Ways With CAA

Jennifer Lawrence is no longer with CAA, Deadline has confirmed.<p>Lawrence had been with the agency for more than 10 years. During her time there she …

Chamber of Commerce

Japan fashion guru Maezawa lands first SpaceX moon flight

HAWTHORNE, Calif./TOKYO (Reuters) - SpaceX, Elon Musk's space transportation company, on Monday named its first private passenger on a voyage around the moon as Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozo.<p>A former drummer in a punk band, …

Business

McDonald's has changed the recipe for its iconic apple pie and people are freaking out

McDonald's changed its iconic apple pie recipe — and customers are split on if it is a healthy change for the better or a horrific mistake.<p>Last week, the fast-food giant announced it was debuting a new recipe for its apple pie with less sugar and a simplified ingredients list.<p>"Our new freshly baked …

McDonald's

Air Force: Space Force would cost $13 billion over 5 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — Creating a Space Force as a separate military service, as proposed by President Donald Trump, would cost an estimated $12.9 billion in its first five years, according to a detailed Air Force plan for how to go about it.<p>This is the first publicly available cost estimate. When the …

U.S. Politics

OMG, There Was Just a Proposal Onstage at the 2018 Emmys

| Mon., Sep. 17, 2018 6:41 PM<p>Love wins at the 2018 Emmys!<p>Just when we though the 70th Annual Emmy Awards was well on its way to snooze-ville, <b>Glenn</b> …

The Emmy Awards

Report: Josh Gordon misled Browns about nature of promotional shoot

The Cleveland Browns decided to finally part ways with Josh Gordon this weekend after standing behind him since 2012. One of the reasons they decided …

Josh Gordon

First trailer for The Little Mermaid horror movie released

Disney has a live-action version of <i>The Little Mermaid</i> in the works.<p>This movie is very much <i>not</i> that.<p>This is <i>Mermaid’s Song</i>, an upcoming horror film …

Horror Movies

Elon Musk's SpaceX to name first passenger for round-the-moon flight Monday

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: Corrects the time zone for the announcement. It is scheduled for 6 p.m. PST.</i><p>LOS ANGELES -- SpaceX is expected to name the first private passenger to fly around the moon at an event Monday evening.<p>CEO Elon Musk will likely name the individual that SpaceX says will be …

News

Tonight, we watch Keri Russell win an Emmy... right? 

<i>Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Monday, September 17. All times are Eastern.</i><p><b>Top pick</b><p><b>The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards (NBC, 8</b> …

James Corden

New leak reveals that Julian Assange sought Russian visa in 2010

LONDON – A new cache of internal WikiLeaks files shows the radical transparency organization’s staffers discussed having founder Julian Assange skip bail and escape from Britain as authorities closed in on him in 2010.<p>One of the documents obtained by The Associated Press captures supporters …

Julian Assange

Pope defrocks Chilean priest amid sex abuse scandal

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pope Francis has expelled the Reverend Cristian Precht Bañados of Chile, according to a statement from the Archdiocese of Santiago.<p>This is the first formal resignation the Pope has decreed since every bishop in Chile offered to step down in May over the country's sex abuse scandal. The …

Pope Francis

The Robot Takeover Is Coming: Machines Will Do Half Our Work by 2025

Machines and automated software will be handling fully half of all workplace tasks within seven years, a new report from the World Economic Forum …

World Economic Forum

Needle-in-strawberry scare spreads across Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Public fears about sewing needles concealed inside strawberries on supermarket shelves have spread across Australia and New Zealand as growers turn to metal detectors and the Australian government launches an investigation to restore public confidence in the popular …

Western Australia

The Next Harmful Move Against H-1B Visas

Left to their own preferences, it seems Trump Administration officials would not allow any H-1B visa holders to work in the United States. For the past two years, every administration measure on high-skilled immigration has made life more difficult for high-skilled foreign nationals and their …

U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security