Christopher Saleh

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Jeff Bezos Becomes the Richest Man in Modern History, Topping $150 Billion

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in modern history.<p>The Amazon.com Inc. founder’s net worth cracked $150 billion in New York on Monday, according to …

Jeff Bezos

Trump and Putin meet: Live updates

Harry Kane wins Golden Boot with 6 goals at World Cup

It wasn't <i>the</i> title, but at least one trophy came home in the end.<p>Harry Kane walked away from the 2018 World Cup with the Golden Boot, as the England …

Soccer

France beats Croatia to win World Cup for the second time

MOSCOW – France powered its way to the second World Cup title in its history on Sunday, storming past Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium in a dominant 4-2 triumph.<p>An early own goal from Croatia’s Mario Mandzukic – the first ever in a World Cup final – set France on its way, with Antoine Griezmann, Paul …

Soccer

France seal second World Cup triumph with 4-2 win over brave Croatia

When the decisive blows arrived the entire squad piled on top of one another in the victory scrum. Hugo Lloris, the goalkeeper, had run the entire length of the pitch to join in the celebrations. All the substitutes were throwing themselves into this heap of arms and legs. There were even members …

Soccer

World Cup final: France crowned world champion after 4-2 win over Croatia

<b>(CNN) —</b> There was to be no final, dramatic twist in a World Cup which has been full of joyous surprises and jaw-dropping late drama.<p>Twenty years after France won the first World Cup in its country's history, a youthful Les Bleus side beat Croatia 4-2 in Moscow to win football's most prestigious …

Soccer

What is love? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Experts say the western ideal of romantic love is constantly disappointing us. Which is a shame because our culture loves romantic love. It’s an idea that pervades pop music, novels, TV and film. Somewhere out there our perfect match is waiting to meet us, so the theory goes. But maybe love isn’t …

Relationships

WhatsApp adds another new feature to help fight fake news

WhatsApp wants to fight the spread of fake news — and that means a meaningful change is coming to its app.<p>On Tuesday, the company announced it's …

Internet

9 Conferences to Boost Your Creativity This Year

If you’re a creative by trade (or on that side hustle!), or if you’re just looking for ways to expand your personal creativity, a conference or retreat might be up your alley. Not only do conferences offer a unique chance to learn from some of the most inspiring names in the biz; they also provide …

Creativity

China Strikes Back at Trump’s Tariffs, but Its Consumers Worry

SHANGHAI — Accusing the United States of “typical trade bullying,” China on Friday imposed $34 billion in retaliatory tariffs on American soybeans, cars and other products, suggesting dim prospects for resolving a potentially bruising trade war between the two economic powerhouses.<p>Beijing said on …

China

U.S. Payrolls Rise 213,000; Wage Gains Slow, Unemployment Up

U.S. hiring topped forecasts in June while unemployment rose from an 18-year low and wage gains unexpectedly slowed, indicating the labor market has …

Economy

Which World Cup Team Is The Best At Wasting Time?

If you watched the World Cup these past few weeks, you likely noticed the game that exists within the game. Under most circumstances, when the score …

Extreme Sports

World Cup predictions: Pedroza, Mariner, Moreno, Puig and Bertozzi advance to the semifinals

The round of 16 is over, and that means there are just eight games left in the 2018 World Cup. Eight games in which to crown our predictions champion!<p>…

Soccer

The Eight X Factors for the World Cup Quarterfinals

<i>Just like that, there are just eight games left at the World Cup. Ahead of the next round kicking off on Friday, let’s take a look at one player on</i> …

Soccer

Meet The “Kratom Warriors” Who Say This Plant Will End The Opioid Epidemic

Is kratom the answer to the opioid crisis — or the start of a new one?<p><b>By the time Courtney True</b> found the Reddit thread about kratom in December 2016, she hadn’t touched an opioid for 48 hours. She was in bad shape — stomach cramps, diarrhea, jitters, hot sweats, cold sweats, and body aches that …

Medicine

Lionel Messi’s World Cup Ends in a Blur of Goals by France

KAZAN, Russia — Many a great player has never won the World Cup, and it seems ever more likely that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will end up on that list.<p>Messi is 31 now, still a master of the close-quarters dribble and the quick strike. Ronaldo is 33, still capable of scoring productively …

Soccer

Mbappe brilliance inspires France past Argentina

KAZAN, Russia -- Three thoughts on France's 4-3 win vs. Argentina in the World Cup round of 16:<p><b>1. France surge past Argentina</b><p><i>Les Bleus</i> are through to …

Soccer

Luis Suarez triumphs in battle with Cristiano Ronaldo as Uruguay knock Portugal out of World Cup

• <b>How does Portugal being knocked out change the World Cup? Have a look with our predictor</b>• <b><br>Why Messi and Ronaldo must not just be judged on World Cups</b><p>First Lionel Messi was upstaged by Kylian Mbappe, now Cristiano Ronaldo must wrestle with the crushing disappointment of seeing his World Cup dream …

Soccer

Sweden cruise to victory over Mexico as both qualify for World Cup last 16

Devastated on the pitch, trailing 3-0 after a performance riddled with anxiety and inhibition, with the minutes ticking down on Mexico’s World Cup Javier Hernández did the only thing that mattered in the circumstances. He pelted over to the touchline and asked his bench the burning question. What …

Soccer

Germany Crashes Out of World Cup with Loss to South Korea

KAZAN, Russia — Germany became the latest defending champion to crash out of the World Cup at the first hurdle, part of a trend but definitely not part of the plan when Germany arrived here loaded with stars and swagger.<p>A smooth-running scoring machine when it won the Cup in 2014, Germany now …

Soccer

Defending champion Germany knocked out of World Cup while Mexico survives

MOSCOW — Mexico survived a nail-biting scare to advance to the World Cup’s round of 16 as defending champion Germany was stunningly dumped out of the tournament on Wednesday.<p>With Mexico falling 3-0 behind to Sweden in Yekaterinburg it was left with no choice but to hope that the Germans failed to …

Soccer

Mohamed Salah ‘happy’ with Egypt amid Chechnya political symbol furore

Egypt have said Mohamed Salah is training well and has no desire to leave the World Cup, despite reports claiming the forward is considering retiring from international football after being used as a political symbol while the squad are based in Chechnya.<p>The Associated Press reported Salah was …

Mohamed Salah

What Makes Senegal Such a Joy to Watch

Don’t just do it for the dancing.<p>The Senegal national team earned headlines, and thousands of new fans, ahead of its Group H match with Japan Sunday …

Senegal

World Cup 2018: Romelu Lukaku and the Return of Soccer’s Big Men

The highlight videos from Belgium’s thrashing of Tunisia on Saturday will inevitably focus on their five goals, showcasing the clever finishing of Romelu Lukaku, the wily runs of Eden Hazard, and the masterful conducting of the team, by Kevin De Bruyne, from midfield. But, for me, one of the more …

Soccer

Spain held by Morocco but Iago Aspas goal ensures they face Russia

In the last minute of Spain’s final group game Fernando Hierro and all of Spain’s subs were suddenly off the bench, frantically signalling to their players, a finger raised on each hand, barely able to believe what had just happened and desperately trying to convey the news. Somehow, they did not …

Soccer

Iran so close to stunning Portugal but Quaresma goal enough for draw

A late penalty earned a draw for Iran against Portugal in a bad-tempered group decider in Saransk that was dominated by VAR decisions and saw Portugal go through to the last 16 despite a tense final few minutes.<p>Iran’s Portuguese coach, Carlos Queiroz, ranted at Fifa and the VAR system afterwards, …

Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo's missed penalty costs Portugal – and could haunt it forever

The World Cup’s Group B culminated in a few moments of insanity on Monday night, producing the kind of unpredictable, unthinkable drama that this tournament specializes in.<p>The outcome – Spain and Portugal clinched their places in the round of 16 – might have been as expected, but the way they got …

Soccer

Spain, Portugal survive madness; Uruguay roughs up Russia

MOSCOW — Day 12 of World Cup 2018 is done, and the drama reached a peak level. In Group B, favorites Spain and Portugal couldn’t manage three points …

Soccer

Portugal Fights Off Iran to Advance in World Cup

After controlling most of the game, Portugal sweated out some late nervous moments before advancing to the second round of the World Cup with a 1-1 draw against Iran in Saransk on Monday.<p>On paper, this game was all Portugal. It completed 508 passes to Iran’s 131, for example. But after Ricardo …

Soccer

Facebook testing new feature to help you track the time you spend in its app

Amid a growing push towards improved digital health, Facebook is seemingly testing a new tool that would show users how long they spend on the platform per day. As reported by <i>TechCrunch</i>, the “Your Time on Facebook” feature was discovered in an unreleased version of the Facebook mobile app, with the …

Apps