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Professional steelworker says he couldn't do a better job cutting prison pipe

A licensed engineer who has done work at the Clinton Correctional facility in Dannemora where two killers escaped last weekend said the work of cutting through a cell wall and a steam pipe was done with a high degree of professionalism.<p>Larry Jeffords, owner of Jeffords Steel and Engineering in …

How Isis crippled al-Qaida | Shiv Malik, Ali Younes, Spencer Ackerman, Mustafa Khalili

Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/10/1433954982833/1b7d66ce-79f0-4547-b570-f68f1f82bd4e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the …

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Floyd Mayweather: ESPN report fuels media storm over his violent past | Kevin Mitchell

Floyd Mayweather,Floyd Mayweather v Manny Pacquiao,Domestic violence,US sports,Boxing,Society,Sport<p>Fighter stands accused of making light of his troubling history of abusing women before his ‘Fight Of The Century’ against Manny Pacquiao<p>A lingering shadow hangs over Floyd Mayweather. As hundreds of …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple is set to announce its earnings today.</b> Analysts are expecting $56 billion in revenue and sales of 58.1 million iPhones.<p><b>2. Nokia has denied that it's returning to manufacturing phones.</b> It has reiterated that it has no plans to create or sell mobile phones.<p><b>3. Tesla's website and Twitter</b> …

Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans

The long, loving gazes. The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection. The heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other.<p>What is it about the bond between human and dog that is not like the relationship between parent and child?<p>Now science offers a new explanation for …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Sports<p>Drew Magary prepares for the inevitable shitshow of bad football this fall.<p>By Drew Magary13 hours agoView More<p>Broadway<p>The Broadway star has …

Redbox Instant for Android arrives on Chromecast

If you've been hoping for Redbox Instant to come join the Chromecast party, then your wish has just been granted. The Android app's latest update gives you the power to beam whatever flick you want to watch from a phone or tablet to the biggest display in your house. Sure, you've been happily …

US student makes choice after winning 8 Ivy League places

A teenager in the US has announced his university choice, after being offered a place at all eight Ivy League institutions.<p>Kwasi Enin, whose parents emigrated from Ghana in the 1980s, attracted national attention after receiving the offers in March, including an appearance on the Late Show with …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …

Cuban not in favor of booting Sterling

DALLAS -- Mavericks owner Mark Cuban thinks the NBA would be a better league without Donald Sterling in it, but Cuban called the potential scenario …

Donald Sterling Reportedly Will Sue NBA If Forced to Sell Clippers

Despite being cast out of the NBA, Donald Sterling plans to do everything he can to maintain control of the Los Angeles Clippers.<p><b>Updates from Thursday, May 14</b><p>SI.com's Michael McCann reports that Donald Sterling has hired a litigator to fight the NBA's sanctions:<p>SI.com has learned that Donald …

Seven events you have to see in May

From dancing in the streets in Spain to cheese rolling in England, here are seven incredible celebrations taking place around the world this month.

Toronto Raptors clinch No. 3 seed, Chicago Bulls secure No. 4

The Bulls' overtime loss helped clear up the Eastern Conference picture a bit.<p>With a 91-86 overtime loss against the Bobcats, the Chicago Bulls were locked in the the No. 4 spot in the East while the Toronto Raptors secured the No. 3 spot.<p>If Chicago had beaten the Bobcats, it would have left the …

NCAA modifies roughing the passer rule for hits below the knees

The NCAA approved a new rule that will penalize a defense 15 yards for hitting a quarterback below the knees on passing plays.<p>Good news, everybody. …

I Was Racially Profiled in My Own Driveway

A retired Major League Baseball player explains how he's trying to turn an upsetting encounter with the police into an opportunity for dialogue.<p>It was an otherwise ordinary snow day in Hartford, Connecticut, and I was laughing as I headed outside to shovel my driveway. I’d spent the morning …