Books to give this holiday season

Books to give this holiday season

Comment on this story Comment Emily Dickinson famously insisted that “there is no frigate like a book.” Personally, I suspect she meant to write “present” rather than “frigate.” After all, books make the best Hanukkah or Christmas gifts — they’re easy to wrap, and there are plenty to choose from. But may I suggest one … Read more

FIFA+ comes to Android TV and Google TV

FIFA+ comes to Android TV and Google TV

Through an exclusive deal with VIDAA OS – a Hisense product – Google is able to bring FIFA+ to Google and Android TV devices, expanding the ways users can watch coverage of the World Cup and soccer, in general, going forward. If you’ve paid attention to the spars happening on the pitch these past couple … Read more

Jack White Mocks Elon Musk’s ‘Free Speech’ Hypocrisy After Kanye Ban – Rolling Stone

Jack White Mocks Elon Musk’s ‘Free Speech’ Hypocrisy After Kanye Ban – Rolling Stone

Jack White has been keeping up with Elon Musk’s Twitter regime — and has some pointed words about it. On Friday, the “Love Is Blindness” musician shared his thoughts on Musk’s allowance of certain people (read: Donald Trump, neo-Nazis) and certain hate (read: antisemitism, white supremacy) on his platform. “So Elon, how’s that ‘free speech’ … Read more

Sharon Stone gasps, screams ‘oh my God’ as she spots Shah Rukh Khan next to her | Bollywood

Sharon Stone gasps, screams ‘oh my God’ as she spots Shah Rukh Khan next to her | Bollywood

Actor Shah Rukh Khan enthralled many at the Red Sea Film Festival on Thursday, including Hollywood star Sharon Stone. A video from the event shows Sharon looking at Shah Rukh with awe on spotting him right next to her. (Also read: Shah Rukh Khan performs Umrah in Mecca, proud fans react) In the video, as … Read more

Idaho murders: Rumors about students’ stabbing deaths swirl online. Here’s what investigators have said so far.

Idaho murders: Rumors about students’ stabbing deaths swirl online. Here’s what investigators have said so far.

The brutal murders of four University of Idaho students in their home last month have been shrouded in mystery. Weeks after the Nov. 13 killings, police have yet to identify a suspect, and the details about what happened are still murky at best — and continue to develop by the day. The four college students … Read more

Plymouth man jailed for raft of sick sexual offences against two girls

Plymouth man jailed for raft of sick sexual offences against two girls

Simon Christopher Watts was told he will remain in prison until past his retirement age and be kept on the Sex Offenders’ Register for life A Plymouth man has been jailed after pleading guilty to 26 sexual offence charges including six counts of rape. Simon Watts, 58, will serve a total of 16 years and … Read more

HCF cover at Sydney hospitals cut after agreement breakdown

HCF cover at Sydney hospitals cut after agreement breakdown

Scamps has been highly critical of public-private partnership model, saying its public out-patient services are not comparable to those at a conventional public hospital, due to the co-location of private practice. Loading NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard, who stressed the majority of patients at Northern Beaches receive public treatment, said Scamps’ comments were “disappointing”, arguing … Read more

India To Keep Purchasing Russian Oil After Sanctions Go Into Effect

India To Keep Purchasing Russian Oil After Sanctions Go Into Effect

India said that it would continue to purchase Russian crude oil even after the embargo and price cap go into effect on December 5, an official in the Indian Oil Ministry said on Friday. India has consistently stated its intention to continue to purchase whatever crude oil makes the most financial sense for the import-heavy … Read more

Let Extreme Networks cool off before buying

Let Extreme Networks cool off before buying

Paramount Group Inc: “It is very inexpensive, but at the same time, I don’t like office real estate. So, I am torn on it.” Uranium Energy Corp: “There are no consistent brands right now in this country for nuclear power. It has too many enemies.” Extreme Networks Inc: “I think it’s a very good networking … Read more