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The Yankees’ reinforcements are now a step closer

Greg Bird and CC Sabathia both had positive results on Sunday as they look to return from injuries.<p>Bird ran for the first time since receiving a …

Sports

Cruise Search

Departs: <b>Wed, May 2, 2018</b><p>Returns: <b>Wed, May 9, 2018</b><p>Inside<p><i>from</i><p>$1,397 CAD<p>$200/night<p>Oceanview<p><i>from</i><p>$1,852 CAD<p>$265/night<p>Balcony<p><i>from</i><p>$2,112</i> …

Travel

UK factories have best month for orders since 1988: CBI

LONDON (Reuters) - British factory orders have hit their highest level in nearly 30 years, according to a monthly Confederation of British Industry survey which is likely to encourage Bank of England policymakers who favor an interest rate hike.<p>The CBI said its factory order book balance jumped to …

Business

Summer vacation: Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock?

Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock?<p>A new poll about summer travel finds that the No. 1 thing Americans want to do on vacation is ... nothing.<p>Almost three-fourths of Americans say resting and relaxing is very or extremely important to them when they go on vacation, according to the survey from …

Summer Vacation

Claims of additional billions from BPI glitch false, says bank

MANILA, Philippines — Clients of Bank of the Philippine Islands who said their accounts grew by billions of pesos during the recent technical glitch …

Banking

Man killed at Almonaster Avenue and N. Prieur Street identified by New Orleans coroner

A 24-year-old man fatally shot at the intersection of North Prieur Street and Almonaster Avenue has been identified by the Orleans Parish Coroner as …

Crime

Mexico Officially Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Share<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Pin<p>Today, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto officially published a bill that makes medical marijuana available and legal in Mexico. …

Cannabis

Trading Shots: Mayweather-McGregor gives fans what they'll pay for, but is that a good thing?

May 1, 2015; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Floyd Mayweather reacts following weigh-ins for the upcoming boxing fight against Manny Pacquiao (not pictured) at …

UFC

#EventerFailFriday: Anything Worth Doing Is Worth Doing Badly

Welcome to #EventerFailFriday — EN’s newest series that takes a look at our most humbling moments in the sport we love. Thank you to ALL who entered …

Horses

Sanchez, Hicks held out of Yankees lineup with injuries

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez and outfielder Aaron Hicks were held out of the lineup Friday night against Oakland but manager Joe Girardi …

Major League Baseball

American Airlines’ New Planes Will Only be Slightly More Cramped Than Their Current Planes

Last month, it was reported that on the new planes they are developing, American Airlines would be cutting the amount of legroom for passengers …

Airlines

Rihanna gave Zendaya some shoes a year ago, and she finally wore them for this reason

If Rihanna gave us a pair of shoes, we’d probably have them on before we even left the room. But last year, Zendaya received a pair of heels from …

Fashion

Sacramento four-star WR Isaah Crocker puts Cal in his top eight

Go Bears!The California Golden Bears don’t yet have a wide receiver commit in this class. It’s not a big priority. But it can’t at all hurt to find …

College & University

Deciphering Curves

What is the yield curve supposed to look like? It's a simple question that doesn't actually have an answer. And because it doesn't, there is a whole …

The Trump administration sure sounds like it's getting ready for a government shutdown in September

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday set up the possibility of a government shutdown, and his comments echoed a lot of rhetoric coming from the Trump White House.<p>During a hearing before the Senate Budget Committee, Mnuchin was asked by Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine about a May 2 tweet from …

Markets

Sudan boosts border patrols to curb people smuggling

Sudan key transit point on migrant route to Europe.

Refugees

Blast backlash weighs on Colorado drillers; Anadarko -15% since May 2

The reverberations are still rattling Colorado's oil industry two months after the deadly explosion at a home near an Anadarko Petroleum (APC +0.8%) …

Oil

You Have To Wear A Tail At This Mermaid Cafe

We're not pulling your tail. This is real.<p>When I grow up, I would like to be a mermaid. In the off chance that that doesn't happen, I at least hope …

Thailand

4 Skimming Devices Found In State Inspection Of Gas Pumps

BOSTON (CBS) – A statewide inspection of 1,525 gas pumps led to the discovery of four skimming devices, officials say.<p>Inspectors went to 263 in 74 …

This Country Is Getting Discounts on iPhones that America Will Never See

The best deals in the world.<p>$250 for an iPhone? It is indeed a reality, with a few caveats: The price applies only to older-model iPhones, and only …

Apple

Ivory scam: shame as Uganda apologises to China

The government of Uganda has offered an apology to China in a bid to calm heightened diplomatic tensions after President Museveni mistakenly named …

Africa

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Collection Launch Date Announced

Teasing the launch on Instagram, Riri made it official that her Fenty Beauty by Rihanna collection is coming—real soon. While there is no exact …

Fashion

Here’s Where Comey’s Testimony Contradicts Trump

<i>First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p>Where Comey’s testimony contradicts Trump<p>Ahead of arguably the most anticipated congressional testimony in years, we got an appetizer of what former FBI …

James Comey

13 hilariously viral moments from the UK election campaign 2017

It's widely known that General Election campaigns tend to be long, depressing affairs. But that doesn't mean they're totally devoid of fun.<p>Nestled among the repetitive answers and frustrating debates are brief, shining moments of hilarity. Sometimes these come from obvious places (politicians …

Humor

Former Kargo Sales Exec Awarded $40 Million in Arbitration Over Sexual Discrimination, Wrongful Termination

Alexis Berger, former svp of sales for the Midwest and West Coast offices of mobile advertising company Kargo, has been awarded more than $40 million …

Advertising Industry

7 Rules For Taking The Perfect Envy-Inducing Food Instagram Pic

Plus how to fake a marble worktop...<p>Blurry brunches, dark dinners and an ice cream that doesn't look appetising no matter how many walls you shoot it …

Avocado Toast

#RealNumbersPH unreal, inexact, locked in riddles

IT HAS been branded to be the true, the good, if not so beautiful, official report on the war on drugs of the Duterte administration over the last 11 …

Media Industry

Hilarious Animal Comics That Are Guaranteed To Make You Laugh, Or Nothing Will

Image by Falseknees and featured with permission<br>If you think owls are a hoot, and funny pets make you howl with delight, these animal-themed comics …

Comics

Iraq's Kurds to Hold September Independence Referendum - Bloomberg

Iraq’s semi-autonomous and oil-rich Kurdish region will hold a referendum on independence on Sept. 25, according to an adviser to President Massoud …

Iraq

The testimony: What we now know about Comey’s interactions with Trump

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