Friday May 26-th, 2017

Fed Beige Book Continues to Show Modest Growth Fed Beige Book Continues to Show Modest Growth

And it said consumer spending, which makes up 70% of economic activity, was "generally positive but with some signs of softening ". Each report summarizes comments received from businesses and other contacts outside the Federal Reserve, according to...

Pac-12 partners with Twitter to live stream events Pac-12 partners with Twitter to live stream events

More rumors surfaced that Twitter has already sold $50 million in advertisements around the deal, making it ROI positive nearly instantly, aside from the rather large exposure. For context , the market cap of Twitter Inc is just $12.6 billion. "...

Fulham sign Chelsea's Tomas Kalas on a season-long loan Fulham sign Chelsea's Tomas Kalas on a season-long loan

Fulham are the fifth team to take Kalas on loan since he made the switch to Chelsea in 2010 as a 17-year-old, with previous spells at hometown club Sigma Olomouc, Vitesse Arnhem and FC Koln. Fulham fans will want big improvement from their defence ...

Charles Barkley: Black people have 'to do better' Charles Barkley: Black people have 'to do better'

A black cop. We talk about situations all the time, and one of the problems with this stuff on the media is all these people are Monday morning quarterbacks. In an appearance on " The Dan Le Batard Show " this week, Barkley shared some of his thought...

Swift romance is no stunt: Hiddleston Swift romance is no stunt: Hiddleston

Despite much speculation, the " Thor: Raganok" star confirmed that his relationship is "not a publicity stunt". But I feel like while they're hugely entertaining, these tweets haven't phased Swift in the slightest. And initially she wanted it kept...

Falcao's Chennai face Giggs' Mumbai in Premier Futsal opener Falcao's Chennai face Giggs' Mumbai in Premier Futsal opener

The six marquee players are - Falcao (Chennai), Giggs (Mumbai), Crespo (Kolkata), Scholes (Bengaluru), Salgado (Kochi) and Ronaldinho (Goa). The Futsal has run foul of India's national football body, which runs its own Indian Super League and...

Prayers for Nice as 2nd round begins at the British Open Prayers for Nice as 2nd round begins at the British Open

Sordet used a blue marker to write the words "Pray For Nice" on his cap for his second round. "I woke up at 4am and tried to find out what had been going on, mainly on the radio". The attack in Nice has rocked a nation still dealing with the aftermat...

'Pokemon Go' Digital Popularity is Also Warping Real Life 'Pokemon Go' Digital Popularity is Also Warping Real Life

The app identifies the player's location and encourages the player to walk around the real word, reportedly causing some players to injure themselves from tripping and falling. Nintendo is transitioning from console games to smartphone games, and "i...

British Open | Patrick Reed leads Americans' early charge at Royal Troon

Only Old Tom Morris - 46 years and 99 days when he won just down the road at Prestwick in 1867 - can claim to be an older Open champion than Mickelson would be were he to win on Sunday. "So it kind of allowed me to be a little more aggressive on line...

Former K-State high jumper Kynard qualifies for Rio Former K-State high jumper Kynard qualifies for Rio

McLaughlin, from New Jersey, said she has been overwhelmed by the occasion of competing after arriving in Eugene. Running isn't her life. "Honestly disappointed, you know?" Martinez had edged Eccleston by.03 seconds. Runner-up Sandi Morris and th...

Trump veep speculation turns to Pence; campaign says no pick yet

In the mid 1990s, he began a career as a talk radio host in IN until his election to Congress in 2000. He served six terms in Congress before becoming in governor. The real estate mogul was also believed to have been considering former House of Rep...

Contenders holding their breath as Trump nears VP decision Contenders holding their breath as Trump nears VP decision

It became clear that Trump was warming to the prospect of selecting Pence in recent days, since he spent time with him in IN on Tuesday and Wednesday. House Speaker Paul Ryan supports Pence saying he would be a good pick. Contradicting this, camp...

New SEC East coaches playing catch-up with SEC West powers New SEC East coaches playing catch-up with SEC West powers

Saban went on, wondering why the two football players in the auto were arrested and not the other two people who were in the vehicle with him. On July 12, district attorney Jerry Jones chose not to pursue the cases against Robinson and Jones cit...

Nick Kyrgios In Heated Exchange With Journo After Five-Set Wimbledon Win

I've got experience, but it ultimately comes down to just laying it all out there and competing for a long time. I don't really know a coach who would be down for that one. "So, yeah, I'm just here to do the best I can". He is capable of causing Mu...

Outlander recap: 'Dragonfly in Amber'

For everyone else, pour another shot of whisky and listen up... There are few things that I didn't like about tonight's season two finale of Outlander . His presence on the show had so little impact on the main plot that it was easy to forget he ...

Three women's bantamweight fights to make after UFC 200

The match was the third time the belt has changed hands since November. Cormier (18-1), who is the current UFC light heavyweight champion, used his size and superior wrestling skills to ride out a decision over the past his prime former middleweigh...

USADA: Jon Jones 'B' sample also comes back positive for banned substance

UFC president Dana White said Jones, who has previously failed drug tests, could get a two-year ban. He defeated James Irvin in July 2008, Forrest Griffin in August 2009 and Stephan Bonnar in October 2012 - all via first-round knockout.

Cristiano Ronaldo to miss Real Madrid season-opener due to injury

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his second goal during their Spanish King's Cup soccer match against Celta Vigo at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid January 9, 2013. Cristiano Ronaldo's sister has bizarrely compared the Portuguese in...

Charles Barkley on police shootings: The black community must Charles Barkley on police shootings: The black community must "do better"

Given Barkley was famous for throwing someone through a window during his playing career, perhaps it's not a surprise that he said "good for Draymond Green". "You, and these other idiots in the press, have given these fools power to tweet and say w...

'Bachelorette' brother Jordan slams Packers QB Aaron Rodgers on show

Check it out here. Are you shocked to hear that Jordan and Aaron Rodgers don't get along? With James so popular on social media, however, this might not be the last we see of him. "I don't have hard feelings against him, it's just how things go...

'The Bachelorette': JoJo Shocked Aaron Rodgers Didn't Know Jordan Was On Show 'The Bachelorette': JoJo Shocked Aaron Rodgers Didn't Know Jordan Was On Show

Unlike Alex , who honestly never had a shot compared to Jordan , it isn't "I thought, now I know " it's, "I've always known, but I've waited to say it until I was sure". When it comes to Aaron and Jordan Rodgers , it is obvious that it is som...

Reaction to Eric Hosmer winning the All-Star Game MVP award

The American League has now won four straight midsummer classics. Hosmer earned the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player Award for his 2-for-3 batting, including his home run, two RBI and run scored. "I just wanted to be aggressive and see a couple ...

New Pokemon App Raises Some Safety Concerns

Jonathon Dolsen's phone doesn't have capabilities to download the Pokemon GO app so, he plays Pokemon virtually on a Nintendo DS. While licensing and actual code (discovered in the Pokemon GO beta app as early as March 2016 ) doesn't neces...

Chelsea Houska Is Pregnant! We Repeat -- Chelsea Houska Is Pregnant! Chelsea Houska Is Pregnant! We Repeat -- Chelsea Houska Is Pregnant!

He also asked Houska's daughter Aubree if it was okay to marry her mother. Houska also shared the announcement on her new website . Teen Mom 2 star Chelsea Houska took to social media late Tuesday night to share some exciting news with h...

Sreejesh to lead India at Rio; Sardar retains place in squad Sreejesh to lead India at Rio; Sardar retains place in squad

Hockey India on Thursday announced 16-member men's squad for Rio Olympics 2016. Sardar had recently invited controversy after a fallout with a British girl who has accused the veteran midfielder of attempt to rape. "It's clear from where we are, ...

Marlins' Stanton bombards Petco to win HR Derby Marlins' Stanton bombards Petco to win HR Derby

Stanton hit 20 homers in the final round to best defending champion Todd Frazier of the Chicago White Sox. Neither Stanton nor Frazier were not selected to participate in the All-Star Game, but flew across the country in order to compete in the ...

Montgomerie gets the 145th Open started Montgomerie gets the 145th Open started

The historic Royal Troon golf course in South Ayrshire, Scotland, is the venue for this year's Open Championship - and one sure to provide a fitting challenge for the eventual victor of the coveted Claret Jug. First, when you wake up Thursday, do...

Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson get close for 'Fifty Shades Freed' Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson get close for 'Fifty Shades Freed'

The on-screen couple was spotted shooting a scene on the beach in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France, early this week and may have given away a major clue about what to expect in the third and final film. We can't say we blame Warner for accompanying her ...

Napolitano: Ginsburg's Trump Comments 'Damages The Reputation' Of The Court

Trump fired back Tuesday, telling The New York Times that her comments were "highly inappropriate" and calling for her to apologize to her fellow justices. The court should adopt the same ethics rules it applies to all other judges. Are justices ...

Jaaneman Aah: Varun Dhawan, Parineeti Chopra recreates Govinda and Karishma's Dance Moves Jaaneman Aah: Varun Dhawan, Parineeti Chopra recreates Govinda and Karishma's Dance Moves

Choreographed by Ahmed Khan, Parineeti's electrifying performance is as good (if not better) as Varun's dabangg dance moves. With much pomp and show the lead actors of "Dishoom" Varun Dhawan launched the item number along with Parineeti .

Manchester United legends Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs comes out of retirement Manchester United legends Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs comes out of retirement

Chennai: With Premier Futsal League gearing up to kick off in India , it can be expected that this format will get a major boost and more exposure, putting it in the spotlight that it deserves. Ryan Giggs has will play in the Indian Premier Futsal L...

Amanda Nunes becomes UFC's first gay champion with upset win Amanda Nunes becomes UFC's first gay champion with upset win

Nunes could make her first title defense at the Garden, but she's a virtual unknown and won't be much of a draw unless Ronda Rousey is her opponent. Dana White reportedly said yesterday she's not coming, but he may also be looking to protect a big...

Las Vegas NHL team to name GM; McPhee frontrunner? Las Vegas NHL team to name GM; McPhee frontrunner?

The Las Vegas franchise will begin play in 2017-18. The NHL announced it would be adding a 31st team to the league in June. The team is going to have a really good shot at icing a decently competitive team right away with the way the expansion draf...

Sam Allardyce has spoken to FA about England coaching job Sam Allardyce has spoken to FA about England coaching job

But it did confirm that it had given permission for Allardyce to talk to the FA at his own request, suggesting both the FA and Allardyce are serious about discussing the England job. However, Sunderland , who just avoided relegation from the Prem...

Pokémon Go Launches in Europe Pokémon Go Launches in Europe

The augmented reality (AR) app, which uses GPS-tracking and technology that superimposes a digital facade on the real world, is sending players out into their cities to capture Pokemon characters. it was also the top grossing app. If that's the cas...

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