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Oprah strikes deal with Apple as new Hollywood content wars heat up

Apple has signed Oprah Winfrey to a multiyear deal for new original programs.<p>The marquee signing comes as Apple ramps up its original content portfolio and goes head to head with the likes of Netflix and Amazon in a war for consumers' attention.<p>"Together, Winfrey and Apple will create original …

Smart TV

She faked a rejection letter from her ex-boyfriend's dream school. Now she has to pay him $265,000

<b>(CNN) —</b> Eric Abramovitz's hard work had paid off: The accomplished clarinet player had been accepted to his dream school. But he never got to hear the good news.<p>That's because when his acceptance email arrived in 2014, Abramovitz's then-girlfriend, Jennifer Lee, deleted it and sent him a fake …

Los Angeles

After summit, North Korea shows Trump in new light

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Koreans are getting a new look at President Donald Trump. They see him shaking hands with Kim Jong Un at their historic summit in Singapore, and even awkwardly saluting a three-star general. It's a far cry from the "dotard" label their government slapped on him …

North Korea

Man gets death penalty for ‘animalistic’ killing, torture of 8-year-old boy

LOS ANGELES — A judge sentenced a California mother to life in prison Thursday and gave her boyfriend the death penalty in the "beyond animalistic" killing of the woman's 8-year-old son, who prosecutors say was punished because the couple believed he was gay.<p>Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge …

Crime

Warriors' Stephen Curry On How To Build Mental Resilience

Things on Saturday night didn’t look too good for guard Stephen Curry and the rest of the Golden State Warriors. They were down 39-22 after one quarter to the Houston Rockets in a must-win Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals. The Warriors had lost their two previous games to the Rockets to fall …

Basketball

Johnson & Johnson hit with $25.75 million verdict in talc-asbestos case

<b>(CNN) —</b> A California jury hit Johnson & Johnson and other companies with a $25.75 million verdict, saying the company was negligent and did not warn consumers about possible health risks from its Baby Powder.<p>The couple who brought the suit, Joanne and Gary Anderson, claim that she developed a kind …

Biomedicine

New York judge orders man, 30, to move out of family home after parents sue

A judge has ordered a 30-year-old man in New York state to move out of his parents’ house, after a short legal battle.<p>During the hearing on Tuesday, state supreme court justice Donald Greenwood tried to convince Michael Rotondo, who reportedly moved back home eight years ago, to leave the family …

U.S. State Supreme Courts

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

Teen shoots ‘sugar daddy’ after demanding money: cops

A Vancouver, Washington, teenager shot a 56-year-old Oregon man she met through a “sugar daddy” website last week, authorities said.<p>Raelyn Domingo, …

This Map Shows How Long $1 Million in Retirement Savings Will Last In Every State

The differences are startling.<p>Location, location, location. It’s the battle hymn for buying real estate and – it turns out – a huge factor for …

Retirement

Futuristic new device lets you talk, text, even use maps with no cell service

If you enjoy hiking, climbing, skiing, or any other activity that generally takes place in a remote area, we found something you definitely need to …

How Michael Cohen, America’s Worst Consultant, Scored Millions Off Trump

Perceived closeness with the POTUS doesn’t come cheap!<p>After his only client was unexpectedly elected president of the United States, <b>Michael Cohen</b> was all but measuring the drapes for his office in the West Wing. Just a few weeks earlier, Cohen had paid a porn star $130,000 to keep quiet about her …

Klout, the $200 million website that measured how important you are on social media with one number, is shutting down

It's the end of an era for social media influencers and wannabe-influencers.<p>Klout, one of the buzziest tech startups circa 2011, announced on Twitter on Thursday that it was shutting the eponymous service down.<p>Klout was founded in 2009 by Joe Fernandez, partially as a way to get a job at Twitter, …

Black Mirror

President Trump welcomes 3 Americans freed by North Korea

<b>Joint Base Andrews, Maryland (CNN) —</b> Under an American flag and dark night sky, US President Donald Trump personally welcomed home three American detainees Thursday morning after they were released from North Korea.<p>The Americans -- Kim Dong Chul, Kim Hak-song and Kim Sang Duk, also known as Tony …

North Korea

Inside the Horrifying Sexual-Assault Case Involving Chris Brown

The Daily Beast has obtained a copy of a lawsuit filed by a Jane Doe against singer Chris Brown and members of his entourage. And the details are …

Robin Williams bio revelations: Infidelity, substance abuse, insecurity over Jim Carrey

A new biography of Robin Williams chronicles the comedian's topsy-turvy public and private lives, which involved infidelities, groping and flashing of his <i>Mork & Mindy</i> co-star Pam Dawber, rehab from drug and alcohol abuse, and a rare brain disorder diagnosed only after his 2014 suicide by hanging at …

Robin Williams

'People are scared': the fight against a deadly virus no one has heard of

An Aboriginal woman – we’ll call her B – is sitting in a dry creek bed outside her community and telling the world “this is a very bad disease. But we have to talk in a way not to shame people. Not telling them straight out. Telling them gently and quietly.”<p>B is talking about a sickness that has …

Public Health

Jeff Bezos Just Confirmed the "Question Mark Method" That Scares the Heck Out of Everyone at Amazon

How do you respond to a one-character email from your boss's boss's boss's boss?<p>Imagine you're working at Amazon, and you get an email from your boss.<p>The subject line has a couple of those little "FWD:" notations, and you realize to your horror that the email originated with a customer, who sent a …

10 Powerful Habits That Will Help You Become the Best Version of Yourself

Get the toxicity out of your life.<p><i>What are some habits that are good to get into? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>These are my …

Top 10

Canadian Woman Who Instagrammed Her Cocaine-Smuggling Cruise Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

A Canadian woman was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison after attempting to smuggle millions of dollars worth of cocaine into Australia on …

Technical Experts Need to Get Better at Telling Stories

“If only we could tell our stories better,” is a refrain I hear often from people I work with in the science and technology community. And I understand why. In my experience, startup and technical business leaders don’t tell their innovation stories well. This is a huge missed opportunity. When …

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Two killed in Germany as van ploughs into crowd in Muenster

<b>Two people have been killed in the western German city of Muenster after a van drove into people sitting outside restaurants.</b><p>The driver of the vehicle, who has not yet been officially identified, died after shooting himself at the scene.<p>About 20 people were injured in the incident, six seriously, …

Extremism

'First luxury space hotel' plans to offer zero gravity living – for $792,000 a night

A Houston-based company said this week it plans to open the “first luxury hotel in space” by late 2021.<p>Orion Span’s compact Aurora Station – at 35ft-by-14ft its interior will be comparable to that of a Gulfstream jet, the company said – is projected to accommodate four travellers and two crew …

Space Exploration

Apple is facing its toughest fight since the 1980s

Apple has done pretty well for itself these last few years. It’s got cash in the bank, healthy revenue, and it still sets the bar for what a modern smartphone should look like.<p>But while the iPhone is singularly important, both to Apple and to the category of devices it’s inspired over the last …

Lakeith Smith Gets 65 Years for Death of 16-Year-Old Killed by Police

Much has been made of the fact that a black teenager laughed openly in court before being sentenced to 65 years in prison.<p>But the brutal truth of it …

If You Don't Fully Understand the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Read This Simplified Version

Here's the "Sparknotes" version of what actually happened, and why you should care.<p>Over the past week or so, I have seen countless headlines regarding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Yet, none of them have helped me fully understand what happened. On a basic sense I knew that my, and many other …

Andrew Yang Wants You To Vote For A $1,000-A-Month Basic Income In 2020

The entrepreneur presidential candidate sees a wave of automation coming that’s going to take enough jobs to require a major national response–and he wants to be in the White House to implement it.<p>Andrew Yang has a one word answer for why he’s running for president in 2020. It’s not Trump, or …

Report: Michael Bennett to turn himself in Monday

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett intends to surrender himself to the authorities Monday after he was indicted Friday for the felony …

Jimmy Carter: I would prefer Trump not be impeached

Former President Carter said Sunday that he would prefer President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump issues disaster declaration for Hawaii volcano damage …