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Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release

CHICAGO (AP) — Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from seeing a video that shows a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times.<p>Now, a week after the video's release, the Chicago mayor has fired the police superintendent, created a task force for police accountability and …

Justice
Race & Ethnicity
Boxing
James Bond

The Red Sox signed David Price to a record-breaking, seven-year, $217 million contract

The Red Sox and free agent pitcher David Price have agreed to a seven-year, $217 million contract, the Boston Globe reports.<p>The $31 million average annual value is the largest in Major League history. Miguel Cabrera's 8-year extension with the Tigers is also worth $31 million per season, but the …

Baseball

F1: Lewis Hamilton deaf to team plea for more Rosberg points at Brazil Grand Prix

• Mercedes boss Toto Wolff: ‘Lewis is absolutely aware this is a team exercise’ • Hamilton: ‘We are racing as far as I am concerned.’<p>Lewis Hamilton has said that he will be competitively racing Nico Rosberg during Sunday’s Brazil Grand Prix and has dismissed his boss Toto Wolff’s claim that the …

Motor Racing

The worst thing about the iPhone 6s

After a week with the new iPhone 6s, it has become beyond clear that Apple did a fantastic job on this year’s iPhone. The speed increase is just …

15 Photos of the Most Powerful Hurricanes of All Time

A sobering reminder of Mother Nature's merciless ways.<p>Each year, hurricane season wreaks havoc across the U.S., accounting for billions of dollars in damages and hundreds, if not thousands, of lost lives. With the current season in full swing, we look back at some of the most costly and fatal …

Extreme Weather

Google will officially become a subsidiary of Alphabet today

When the market closes today, Google as we know it, in a small way, will be no more. Our long-time internet guide and companion will become a subsidiary of Alphabet, which is a holding company made up of Google’s founders, chairman, CFO and legal boss.<p>The shift has been a long time coming. The idea …

Profit

3 Important Improvements in iOS 9 That Are Less Than Obvious

Much of what’s great about the iOS 9 update (ok, now technically iOS 9.0.1) is not blazingly obvious to the average iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch user. …

Operating Systems

Video: iOS 9 vs. iOS 8 Speed test on four different iPhone models

Apple’s recently launched iOS 9 update should bring various improvements and fixes to address the numerous complaints with iOS 8. The company …

The best apps already equipped for iOS 9

iOS 9 is out and, unsurprisingly, app developers are springing to take advantage of its new features.<p>There are already too many to provide a fully comprehensive list of every iOS 9-optimized app out there, but we’ve pulled together a selection of some of the best — to give you a test drive of some …

Apple's iOS 9 Is All About Making Your iPhone Easier to Use

In 2013, Apple announced iOS 7, a dramatic overhaul of its mobile operating system. For the first time, it ditched its faux-real-life …

9 Ways to Make Your Old iPhone Work Faster and Last Longer

Before you buy that new iPhone, read this.<p>The death of cell phone contracts may be great for consumers tired of being locked into a two-year …

Apps

How Apple Built 3D Touch

The grinding work behind a single iPhone feature.<p>By Josh Tyrangiel | September 9, 2015<p>Illustrations by Chris Nosenzo<p>Apple has made many things over …

IPad Pro

How to prepare your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch for iOS 9

With iOS 9 set for release on September 16, now's a good time to get your devices ready for the update.<p>Apple first announced iOS 9, the mobile operating system that runs on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad lineups. The update refines Apple's vision of a mobile computing experience, adding features …

Apps

Chasing Saturday supremacy

Sep 15, 2015<p><b>Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the 11th time this year in Italy. What's the record for one season?</b> <i>asked Geoff Hartwell</i><p>Lewis …

Mom Found Pushing Dead Son in Swing Charged with Manslaughter

The mother who was found pushing her dead toddler in a swing at a Maryland park has been charged with manslaughter, child abuse and neglect of a …

iOS 9 review: Apple finally focuses on stability and smarts

Two years on from the biggest design overhaul of iOS, Apple has finally started to iron out the kinks. iOS 7 was notorious for being unstable at launch and many people struggled to get iOS 8 onto their phones, because it was such a huge download.<p>iOS 9 brings a number of new features to both iPhones …

P.K. Subban pledges $10 million to Montreal Children’s Hospital

P.K. Subban says hockey fans will discover he's not the person many critics make him out to be and that his pledge of at least $10 million for a children's hospital should demonstrate his altruism.<p>"When I hear things about me being a selfish person or being self-centred or cocky or arrogant, these …

Marketing

Pro Tip: iTunes is your best bet for iOS 9 backup and upgrade

When you back up your iPhone before upgrading to iOS 9, you have a couple of choices. You can use iCloud or iTunes.<p>For your best, most comprehensive backup, connect your iPhone (or iPad) to iTunes. Seriously, iTunes backs up almost everything — and it’s your best bet for downloading iOS 9 when the …

This skyscraper looks like a reason to be worried about Canada

On Wednesday, the Edmonton Journal reported that the Stantec Tower was expected to be 62 stories tall, or about 825 feet. This will make the building larger than the planned 56-story Brookfield Place set to be completed in Calgary — Alberta's largest city — in 2017.<p>The Stantec Tower will serve as …

Dot-com

Federal government to take controversy over face coverings to Supreme Court

The Conservatives said Wednesday they want the Supreme Court of Canada to consider the issue of whether face coverings can be banned from citizenship ceremonies<p>This comes in the wake of a Federal Court of Appeal decision that tried to quickly quash that ban so that at least one woman could get the …

NFL coach on Super Bowl INT: 'It looked like Patriots lucked out'

There remain a number of questions surrounding the ending to Super Bowl XLIX.<p>Most notably, it's why the Seahawks chose to throw the ball, instead of run it.<p>ESPN Insider's Mike Sando polled two head coaches, three offensive coordinators, two defensive coordinators and one veteran defensive …

5 Stories to Watch for This NFL Season

Deflategate is sorta over. Kickoff has arrived. Here are a few storylines to follow during the 2015 NFL regular season:<p><b>1. Patriot Games.</b> You may have …

NFL
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