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Three things we saw when the Raptors won Game 7 | The Star

One play in the fourth quarter told it all:<p>He got isolated on Justise Winslow in front of the Heat bench and he backed him down a bit, twisted and …

Basketball

There’s a reason some birds don’t seem to fly south for winter anymore, scientists say

The birds and the bees are telling humans about much more than sex, a new study released Thursday says.<p>They are a harbinger of climate change, with species swapping habitats like a game of musical chairs as regions in Europe and the United States warm. Populations of American robins that winter in …

Birds

Samsung sends out invites to 'Unpacked' event to debut Galaxy S7

It looks like we'll know soon enough how many of those Galaxy S7 rumors were true as invitations to Samsung's "Unpacked" event have been sent, …

Phones

FedEx Cup Standings 2015: Latest Rankings After Barclays Tournament

Link to Media<p>Jordan Spieth may have been the story in the first part of the 2015 golf season, but as the season hits its stretch run, nobody is hotter than Jason Day.<p>The Australian star ran away with The Barclays in Edison, New Jersey, and in winning the first of the FedEx Cup playoff tournaments, …

The crazy reason why 'Straight Outta Compton' isn't screening in Compton

The city of Compton doesn't actually have a movie theater. So to watch the biopic of Compton-hailing rap group N.W.A., many Compton residents are going to the Cinemark Carson & XD in Carson, the nearest movie theater.<p>To meet demand, the Cinemark scheduled screenings all day, at every hour. They've …

Rise and fall of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle - CNN Video

Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is expected to plead guilty to charges related to possession of child pornography, law enforcement officials said.

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Tensions run high in St. Louis after deadly police shooting of black man

St. Louis police officers shot and killed a young black man on Wednesday, reigniting simmering tensions between the community and the police in the …

Tel Aviv’s Best New Boutique Hotels

The city’s new boutique hotels blend historical elements with modern design and amenities.<p>Nicknamed “the City that Never Sleeps,” Tel Aviv is well …

Report: HTC One M9 shipments 43% lower than M8

HTC’s woes look set to continue with a new report suggesting the One M9 is underperforming massively, with shipments expected to be 43.75 percent lower than the One M8 managed in the first three months after launch. Things are so bad for the Taiwanese manufacturer that it has announced plans to …

The Store Where Robots Sell Robots

A place where the employees and the merchandise are machines.<p>Arika Bunfill has heard it all.<p>“Are you real?”<p>“Will you clean my house too?”<p>“Will you go out with me?”<p>It’s hard out there for a robot.<p>Bunfill works at the Beam store in downtown Palo Alto, California. Scratch that. Bunfill works from her …

Robotics

Wireless charging is finally going to be quick as well as convenient

Wireless charging has always felt pretty futuristic, but now it's about to get fast too. The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has announced a forthcoming update to the Qi standard that will allow it to deliver up to 15 watts of power to smartphones without using cables. "Several manufacturers …

AP estimates train in deadly crash was traveling 107 mph

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Amtrak train that derailed Tuesday evening in Philadelphia was travelling about 107 miles per hour as it approached a curve …

The Final Four: Not Everyone Hates Duke – For Once

Type the words "I hate Duke" into a vaunted Internet search engine, and a flood of highly relevant results arise, including at least six T-shirts of …

College Sports

Ebola outbreak in Koinadugu, Sierra Leone, prompts call for help from chief

The leader of a remote chiefdom in Sierra Leone has called for urgent help to contain Ebola, which is causing fear and panic in his community.<p>The fresh outbreak of Ebola in Koinadugu, a district previously unaffected by the virus, has affected more than 60 people in a small chiefdom close to …

Chinese officials accused of smuggling African ivory on official visits

Visits to Africa by high-level Chinese delegations, including a presidential trip, have been used to smuggle ivory, contributing to an explosion in poaching that has cut Tanzania's elephant population in half over the last five years, according to a report by an environmental group released …

Timehop gets $10M to be the anti-Snapchat

Amidst the current ephemeral messaging craze, one company is actually all about documenting people’s social media history for ever and ever.<p>Timehop, an app that lets people see what they were up to on their social media accounts on that day in previous years, is not only charging on despite the …

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Y-3 Qasa Racer Navy/White

After seeing the Y-3 Qasa Racer in a stealthy “Triple Black” colorway, we’ve now got a look at the<p>After seeing the Y-3 Qasa Racer in a stealthy “Triple Black” colorway, we’ve now got a look at the shoe in a navy and white colorway. The upper features a mix of leather, neoprene, and mesh in subtle …

KGI: 5.5-inch iPhone 6 likely to be delayed until after October, possibly until 2015

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has provided accurate Apple product information in the past (timing aside), has released a new research note predicting that supply constraints on key components may result in a serious delay in the release of the larger iPhone 6 model with a 5.5-inch …

Call Her Miss Ross, Fashion Superstar

Chain Reaction<p>She outdid herself in a glittering jumpsuit last night, but from her early days as the big-haired, disco-loving lead of The Supremes, …

Twitter reportedly in talks to buy SoundCloud

Twitter may be in talks to purchase SoundCloud, a large service that is known by some as YouTube for audio.<p>According to Recode, Twitter is "considering a deal" to buy the Berlin-based company, which lets anyone, from individuals to DJ collectives to bands, upload and share audio clips. <b>Update</b>: …

SoundCloud

Thai military takes over in coup -- again

Thailand is now under military control -- with its military chief in power, its constitution tossed, its political leaders detained, its citizens under martial law -- thanks to a coup that capped months of unrest.<p>Thursday's announcement, in a televised address by the Asian nation's military chief, …