May 2

Woman questioned by her alleged kidnapper, convicted rapist

OAKLAND — A woman who said she was kidnapped but managed to escape in Berkeley earlier this year was questioned by her alleged kidnapper — a six-time …

Crime

Brothers plead guilty in killing of Santee homeless man

Two brothers facing trial later this month on charges of beating and kicking a homeless man to death in Santee changed their pleas to guilty on …

Crime

Gas prices to continue post-Harvey fall

Gasoline prices continue to tick lower this week with refineries returning to normal following Hurricane Harvey.<p>Drivers across the country saw pump prices spike in late August and early September, as Harvey forced refineries and a major pipeline along the East Coast to shut down. With production …

Business

Man Inserts Himself Into Random Celebrity Photos And The Results Are Hilarious

Instagram star Average Rob edits himself into photos of celebrities.<br>The self-described “mediocre dude from Belgium” has probably never met famous …

Blake Lively

Broadband subscribers reach 47m

<b>KARACHI:</b> The number of total broadband subscribers including 3G and 4G users has crossed 46.9 million as of August this year, registering a …

Pakistan

Cop sues over fall

A policeman has sued the State for damages for injuries he suffered when an electrical cable from a police vehicle became entangled around his left …

2017 Finalists: nonfiction

NON-FICTION<p>Released: March 14, 2017<p>Reviewed: Jan. 16, 2017<p>NON-FICTION<p>Released: March 14, 2017<p>"An elegant narrative braced by a fierce, sobering …

Books

Drug dealer gets 11 years in death of Hollywood movie executive

LOS ANGELES: A convicted drug dealer was sentenced on Tuesday to 11 years in prison in the death of a Hollywood studio executive whose remains were …

Crime

Tim Cahill

Tim Cahill is one of the founders of <i>Outside</i>, author of its long-running "Out There" column, and an editor-at-large. He's the author of nine books, one of which (<i>Jaguars Ripped My Flesh</i>) National Geographic named as one of the 100 best adventure/travel books ever written. He is the co-author of four …

Transaction

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced today that they have signed CB Ryan Lewis to the practice squad.<p>Lewis, 23, was originally …

Practice Squad

Trump Gives Up On His Wall...Twice

Lost amid all of yesterday’s Republican hand-wringing and Democratic high-fives over the deal Donald Trump cut with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is a very simple fact that has huge political implications: Trump has now twice promised the …

Government Shutdown

You'll Soon Be Able to Get Those Glittery Minnie Mouse Heels for $18

We need these!<p>Remember those Minnie the Mouse heels we showed you earlier this year that were <i>really</i> cute but cost hundreds of dollars from …

Walt Disney Company

May 1, 1920: An extreme exercise in futility: Braves, Dodgers play 26 innings to no decision

It rained all morning in Boston. Not hard, just a persistent drizzle. When Joe Oeschger and his roommate, Leslie Mann, sat down to breakfast, they …

Baseball

Basin with Scenes from the Life of Cleopatra

This image is available for download, without charge, under the Getty's Open Content Program.<p><b>Basin with Scenes from the Life of Cleopatra</b><p>Bernardo …

Cathay Pacific announces direct flights from Hong Kong to Ireland, Belgium and Denmark

Ireland, Belgium and Denmark will be connected to Hong Kong by air for the first time as Cathay Pacific Airways announced three new European flights …

Airlines

Excited Cockatoo Gleefully Waits at the Window to Watch His Human Dad Walk Through the Door

An adorable cockatoo named Onni took his daily position in front of the window to watch his beloved human Daddy come home. As soon the man walked …

Parrots

Britons want their food served on a circular plate - not a slate or mug - according to YouGov survey

It is the curse of modern dining: order a meal and it arrives not on a dinner plate but artfully arranged on a piece of slate, a wooden board or worse.<p>Diners across Britain are being presented with chips in plant pots, fried breakfasts in kilner jars, and even food - human food - in dog …

Are These Movie Reviews or Wine Reviews? Jennifer Lawrence Can't Tell the Difference in This Hilarious Video

"Somebody called me full-bodied!?"<p>Love her or hate her (wait, why in the world would you hate her?), Jennifer Lawrence, by all accounts, seems like …

Wine

Game of Thrones Scenes Matched Up With Photos of Their Real World Location

Helsinki writers and photographer Tiia Öhman and Satu Walden of Fangirl Quest created an incredible <i>Game of Thrones</i> Filming Locations Guide. The two …

Ekaterina Lisinia: The Model Whose Legs Are Longer Than You Are Tall And People Are Feeling Shocked [Video]

Ekaterina Lisinia is intimidatingly tall — and that’s an understatement. In fact, her length is so long, her “legs for days” are probably longer than …

Entertainment

San Diego band sets new Guinness Record with 70 performances in 24 hours

The second time was the charm for the San Diego quartet the Leonard Patton Group, which Wednesday morning appeared to have set a new Guinness World …

San Diego

Rihanna just debuted turquoise hair, and she's basically a mermaid now

We’ve been theorizing that Rihanna is a mythical creature of some kind for a while now. Her glittery accessories and elegant flowing gowns originally …

Hair

One of the last Blockbusters in the US has a hilarious Twitter account

Video shops across the world have been slowly but surely dropping like flies. I remember the good old days, Fridays after school, The Elanora Heights …

Music (Australia)

Watch: Baltimore Orioles Machado, Schoop, Davis turn slick triple play

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 03: Manny Machado<p>Despite the Baltimore Orioles five-game winning streak snapped by the Detriot Tigers Thursday night, Orioles’ …

Baseball

Pitch patterns banned by FA

New rules introduced by the Premier League state that the playing surface must contain no markings other than the traditional horizontal and white …

Soccer

Man found in bloodied flat died from natural causes, coroner rules

An alcoholic whose bloodied and bruised body was found in his Rotorua flat in May last year died as a result of a heart condition following blunt …

Crime

Investigation underway after Irish dad found dead in Colombia

The Irish Sun reported on Sunday that Dubliner Joe Moore was found with his hands tied, face down in a river in the city of Caldas.<p>His body was …

News (Ireland)

One Fine Sky distributes uniforms to children in Cilincing

A smile bloomed on Ibu Muni’s face when she found out that her grandson, in elementary school, had received his school uniform for free.<p>“If I didn’t …

Education

Gerard Pique, Luis Suarez urge Neymar to stick with Barcelona amid PSG transfer talk

One thing is for sure: Neymar is playing for Barcelona. Considering the flurry of rumors, however — more and more of which come from reliable sources — there is a real chance the 25-year-old Brazilian could soon be headed for Paris Saint-Germain.<p>Included among those reliable sources are some of …

Soccer

Fly From Vancouver to Taipei For $498 Round-Trip

If you’ve ever fancied visiting Taiwan’s capital city, Taipei, Hong Kong Airlines have dropped the price of their flights from Vancouver down to $498 …

Travel