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Death of a giant of the rugby world

The son of Tongan immigrants, Lomu made his Test debut in 1994 against France in Christchurch. In a cruel twist of fate, Lomu was diagnosed with a rare kidney condition - nephrotic syndrome - less than 12 months later.

Google Adds Android App Content to Search Results

Soon, you might not have to clog up your whole phone with apps just to be able to use them. Google is revamping its search engine to integrate apps into its results, even if you don't have the app installed. Google has expanded its search feeler...

Most Instagram users in India upwardly mobile

Currently, India has the third largest internet users' base with the word, but it is estimated that by December, India will overtake the US as the second largest Internet users' base in the world. This has Facebook India banking on Instagram's reach ...

Democratic Debate: Sanders Hits Clinton on Iraq, Wall Street Ties

The former New York senator and secretary of state doubled down. He said there would be no place for Wall Street representatives in his cabinet and suggested that greed is not just a byproduct of investors. "It is a stretch. We have got to end that e...

Leica M (Typ 262) unveiled

Sure, Pentax paved the way for the rainbow of on-demand custom color combinations, and Leica's always offered custom engraving on its cameras, but Leica's taking personalization a step further and allowing you to select specific features for the Typ ...

Panasonic Debuts Flagship DMC- FZ1000 Rugged Lumix Camera

These two new cameras promise breathtaking 4K photographs and videos at an affordable price range. The image sensors used in the cameras are of MOS type and Panasonic is using Venus Engine for image processing. Panasonic has just added the Lumix DMC-...

Verizon offers 1 GB of free data under Thanksgiving promotion, while MetroPCS

Sprint currently  has a $70 unlimited data package and is banking on the lower price being enough to lure customers over.  Verizon  had a similar offer last year. Similarly,  Sprint  won't offer a rollover data option on its plans, like the ones T-Mo...

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Trump slashes corporation tax in reform plan

He promised to tax overseas income at just 10 percent in a bid to repatriate some of the trillions of dollars now sitting in offshore accounts. Partnerships and other busin...

Gov. Baker talks to governor of Puerto Rico, offers aid

Nicole Hernandez was supposed to reunite with her dad and other family on Puerto Rico this week for a family cruise. The island's governor says the situation is growing more...

Roy Moore Wins Alabama's GOP Senate Primary

Dean Heller in Nevada's Republican primary. Voters put him back in the same position. It all turned out for naught, with Moore's victory dealing a bitter blow to the GOP's esta...

Health plan would cut US deficit- but leave millions without insurance: CBO

In what's surely a quirk of happenstance, those states are represented by three senators who have come out against the bill - Susan Collins , Rand Paul , and John McCain - an...

Hatch says it may be 'virtually impossible' to pass Obamacare replacement

Because of current Senate rules, the GOP has until September 30 to pass health care reform legislation with a simple majority vote . According to documents obtained by The As...

John McCain answers to his conscience, not to Arizona Governor

The Senate Finance Committee will also hold a hearing Monday afternoon on the Graham-Cassidy proposal. Sen. Patty Murray, a Washington Democrat who had been working with Mr. Sen...

Can the Oklahoma State Offense roll TCU?

The Cowboys had more yardage (and yards per play), but TCU controlled the ball for nearly 40 minutes and road 14 points off turnovers to a 13-point win. This three-man backf...

Angela Merkel may triumph but what will her government look like?

Merkel absolutely did the right thing with refugees in 2015, against the trend of her party, and it made a huge difference for Germany and for Europe. It's campaigning for a rise ...

Officials Raise Mexico Quake Death Toll To 286 As Rescue Efforts Continue

But she hasn't found anyone yet in the rubble of this most recent quake. Her naming likely derives from a misunderstanding between the rescuers and the girl, but regardless of he...

Trump Heads to Alabama to Campaign in Tight Senate Race

And they're definitely sick and exhausted of politicians apologizing for all they hold dear to Europeans whose homes their grandfathers saved in places like Normandy, Bastogne, an...

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New Report: Graham-Cassidy Punishes Medicaid Expansion States

New Report: Graham-Cassidy Punishes Medicaid Expansion States

Jimmy Kimmel admonished Senate Republicans for the second evening in a row over their last-minute push to pass a major healthcare reform package, but singled out one particular vo...

Kerry to Trump: Paris agreement not some quick 'real estate deal'

Kerry to Trump: Paris agreement not some quick 'real estate deal'

The Wall Street Journal reported last week that US officials were considering avenues to stay in the agreement , though White House officials denied the report . We shou...

Ben McAdoo Blames Eli Manning For 'Sloppy' Fourth Down Play

Ben McAdoo Blames Eli Manning For 'Sloppy' Fourth Down Play

He's had at least 90 receptions, 1,300 yards, and 10 touchdowns in each of his three National Football League seasons. He came through the game no worse for the wear and is hop...

Saudi Arabia announces $15 million aid for persecuted Rohingya Muslims

Saudi Arabia announces $15 million aid for persecuted Rohingya Muslims

Speaking on the sidelines of an event here, Mr Singh said, "An affidavit has been filed. The matter is sub-judice and any policy decision will be taken only after the court's ord...

St Louis police face growing criticism over protest tactics

Smith's mother, Anne Smith, was among those gathered outside the downtown jail on Monday. Bush says everyone makes mistakes, but that Smith did not deserve to die. More demonstrati...

Colts to start Jacoby Brissett at QB vs. Cardinals

The team also will be without wide receiver John Brown due to a lingering quadriceps issue. - Surprising Phil Dawson missed the first one . "Hopefully the runs that I had sh...

Vikings' Sam Bradford a game-time decision vs. Steelers

Vikings' Sam Bradford a game-time decision vs. Steelers

First, they are playing on the road against a much better team. Defensive coordinator Keith Butler noticed a few communication flaws but generally was impressed with how the seco...

Deshaun Watson's Debut As A Starting Quarterback Was Pretty Impressive

Deshaun Watson's Debut As A Starting Quarterback Was Pretty Impressive

The Bengals' offense was stagnant once again Thursday night, falling to the Texans 13-9. The two sacks tied Atkins' career high, which he had recorded five other times . "He's...

Ex-St. Louis Cop Acquitted in 2011 Shooting of Black Driver

Ex-St. Louis Cop Acquitted in 2011 Shooting of Black Driver

The St Louis Metropolitan Police Department announced in a tweet that one officer sustained a serious injury from a brick thrown at Kingshighway and Waterman. Prosecutors said St...