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World's Ugliest Dog title goes to English bulldog named Zsa Zsa

An English bulldog with an underbite and muscular, rounded front legs won the 30th annual World’s Ugliest Dog contest on Saturday night.<p>The 9-year-old winner, named Zsa Zsa, was found via a pet-finding site by owner Megan Brainard of Anoka, Minn., according to a biography supplied for the …

Pets

A Walgreens Pharmacist Denied A Woman's Prescription For Medication To End Her Pregnancy And It's Legal

The pharmacist said it went against his personal beliefs and refused to sell the medication.<p>A heartbroken mom's Facebook post has attracted thousands of comments after she described how a Walgreens pharmacist refused to fill a prescription for medication that she needed to end her pregnancy.<p>"He has …

Walgreens

Pantera Drummer Vinnie Paul Dead at 54

Vinnie Paul, a drummer and one of the original members of Pantera, is dead.<p>Paul was a founding member of the metal band, which formed in the 80's. …

Guitar

Tomi Lahren The Left's Disgusting ... I Wouldn't Even Treat Kaepernick Like That!!!

<b>Tomi Lahren</b> says civility is dead -- on the Left -- because she'd never treat someone the way <b>Sarah Huckabee Sanders</b> got treated at a Virginia …

Tomi Lahren

Ariana Richards Good Genes or Good Docs?

<b>Ariana Richards</b>' good looks are truly out of this world!<p>Here's a 15-year-old version of the "<b>Jurassic Park</b>" star at an award show back in 1994 (<i>left</i>) …

Jurassic World

Celebrity Scramble Guess Who!

Hiding underneath these luscious lips is an actress known for her prehistoric career ... see if you can unravel the mystery behind which celeb is …

Lips

There has never, ever been a company like Xiaomi

At least, according to Xiaomi.<p>Just ahead of its massive IPO, the Chinese tech company’s founders echoed a common refrain at a Saturday press conference in Hong Kong: Xiaomi is far from being only a smartphone company, and there’s nothing like it out there.<p>The company is set to begin taking orders …

Mobile Technology

4 Social Security myths and the reasons why they're overblown

Once again, there's dire news about Social Security. Its trustees claim in their 2018 report that they must tap the program's sacred "Trust Funds" to cover this year’s benefits. And they warn that the funds will be depleted by 2034, forcing steep benefit cuts, unless Congress fixes things. …

Retirement

Man who killed friend, stuffed her corpse in suitcase gets life in prison

SAN DIEGO -- (KSWB) -- The San Diego man who beat, raped and strangled a female friend after watching her have sex with another couple, then stuffed …

Crime

Watch: Five-bedroom house listed for $1 in Texas

A five-bedroom house for sale in Texas is drawing attention due to a large sign bearing an unusual asking price: $1.

Real Estate

Michigan Woman Thought She Won $500 Lotto Prize, Later Learns It Was $1 Million

It was an embarrassment of riches for a Michigan woman who won $1 million in the state lottery, two days after she thought she had only won $500.<p>"I …

Crossword Puzzles

Canada to allow mail-order marijuana sales

Canadians will soon be able to order marijuana through the mail as part of the nation’s new legalization of recreational pot.<p>Lawmakers in the country …

Cannabis

Peanut butter for weight loss, here’s how it works to help you slim down | fitness

If you are trying to lose weight, most of the ‘good stuff’ is out of bound (read: chocolates, cakes, brownies). Diet guides will discourage you from …

Nutrition

AT&T Is Now Forcing Unlimited Customers to Take a Bundle

AT&T is bundling its new Watch TV service with its new unlimited mobile data plans.<p><b>AT&T</b> (NYSE:T) told investors it was going to double down on …

Customers

Pompeo: Iran will face "wrath of the entire world" over nukes

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with MSNBC's Hugh Hewitt this morning to talk Kim Jong-un, the Iran threat, and more. Why it matters: …

North Korea

Oklahoma conservatives' views on medical marijuana evolving

LINDSAY, Okla. (AP) — Danny Daniels, an evangelical Christian in the rural Oklahoma town of Lindsay, is reliably conservative on just about every political issue.<p>The 45-year-old church pastor is anti-abortion, voted for President Donald Trump and is a member of the National Rifle Association who …

Cannabis

The big picture: The U.K.'s economic uncertainty 2 years after Brexit

With a little more than nine months to go until the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, the country is bracing for a workforce shortage that …

Great Britain

Jimmy Kimmel Interviews Woman Who Got Head Stuck in Tailpipe

Jimmy Kimmel

Smartphone photography tips: 16 handy tricks you should know

Smartphone cameras have improved dramatically in the last few years, owing to better sensors and smarter image processing. Heck, the multi-camera revolution has also yielded better zoom and depth-of-field effects hitherto unknown to smartphone photography.<p>Nevertheless, having a great camera is only …

Mobile Photography

32 Times Things Could Not Have Turned Out Worse

Failure is a part of life that we just have to accept. You know, it's good to learn from mistakes and all, but sometimes the mistakes are so huge you …

Reddit

World's tiniest 'computer' makes a grain of rice seem massive

You didn't think scientists would let IBM's "world's smallest computer" boast go unchallenged, did you? Sure enough, University of Michigan has produced a temperature sensing 'computer' measuring 0.04 cubic millimeters, or about a tenth the size of IBM's former record-setter. It's so small that one …

University of Michigan

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey world premiere hands-on: Ubisoft is going full Witcher

We captain a ship, pick through dialogue trees, and fight a bear ahead of Oct. 5 launch.<p>LOS ANGELES—Ubisoft didn't do a great job hiding <i>Assassin's</i> …

Los Angeles

Scientists are building a DNA database to fight illegal logging

DNA evidence could put criminals behind bars, but only if there's something to compare it to. That's why a project that aims to combat illegal logging is now building a DNA database of trees, which could help authorities determine if logs being sold on the market were taken from protected areas. …

Biodiversity

Sign the petition: Stephen Miller must be fired for separating children from families

I just signed a petition to The White House, Chief of Staff and President Donald Trump: Children do not belong in cages, nor should they be separated …

Donald Trump

Now Is the Worst Time to Buy a MacBook

Maybe you're getting a jump on your back-to-school shopping. Or you're enticed by sales that scream "$1,000 off MacBook Pro!" I'm here to tell you to …

MacBook Pro

Inside the Crypto World's Biggest Scandal

One day in the spring of 2010, Kathleen McCaffrey, a sophomore at New York University, received an invitation from a stranger named Arthur Breitman. …

Cryptocurrency

Behind the Messy, Expensive Split Between Facebook and WhatsApp’s Founders

After a long dispute over how to produce more revenue with ads and data, the messaging app’s creators are walking away leaving about $1.3 billion on the table​<p>How ugly was the breakup between Facebook Inc. and the two founders of WhatsApp, its biggest acquisition? The creators of the popular …

Mark Zuckerberg

How Koko forever changed the way we think about gorillas

Koko was 13 years old when she learned her beloved kitten, All Ball, died after being hit by a car.<p>Visibly upset, the western lowland gorilla kept …

Ethnology

The Real Story of Donald Trump Jr.

All he ever wanted was to make his dad proud, but things have never turned out quite right for Donald Trump Jr. Even now, despite finding his purpose as a bombastic star of the far right, Junior’s personal life is in shambles and the specter of Robert Mueller looms large. As Julia Ioffe discovers …

Donald Trump