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17 dead as tourist boat sinks in US lake

A tourist boat capsized and sank in a sudden storm on a lake in Missouri leaving 17 dead, authorities said Friday after divers recovered the bodies of the last people who were missing.

DeMarcus Cousins (AP photo)

NBA: DeMarcus ready to Boogie at Dub City

DeMarcus Cousins spent his first eight seasons in the NBA chasing two things — peace and the playoffs

Carmelo Anthony (AP)

NBA Trade News: Three-team deal paves way for Melo free agency

A person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press the Thunder are sending Anthony and a 2022 protected first-round pick to Atlanta in exchange for Hawks guard Dennis Schroder and Mike Muscala.


Inquest opens into British woman poisoned by nerve agent

A coroner on Thursday opened an inquest into the death of a British woman who was exposed to a military grade nerve agent, while British media reported that police may have identified suspects in an attack that poisoned a former Russian spy with the same deadly substance.

Lee Vann Corteza

Lee Vann Corteza Wins Japan Open

Filipino pool wizard Lee Vann Corteza toppled Japanese Naoyuki Oi, 8-7, to complete a sweep and rule the men’s 10-ball crown of the 31st Japan Open 2018 Championship last Monday, July 16, 2018, at the New Pier Hall in Tokyo, Japan.

Rugrats (Graphic: Business Wire)

‘Rugrats’ TV Series and Feature Film Back for Next Generation of Kids

Viacom flagship properties Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures announced today a relaunch of the iconic kids’ TV series Rugrats, with a 26-episode greenlight from Nickelodeon, and a live-action film featuring CGI characters from Paramount Players.


Iran arrests 46 in fresh crackdowns on Instagram models

Iranian authorities have arrested dozens of people in fresh crackdowns on models and associated colleagues posting “immoral images” online.


Tesla shares tumble after Musk tweet controversy

Tesla shares stumbled Monday as chief executive Elon Musk faced criticism over a public spat with a British diver who worked on the Thai soccer team rescue.

The Octopath Traveler game launches exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system on July 13. (Photo: Business Wire)

Nintendo Download: Ready for Adventure!

Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

A photovoltaic facility in Sichuan province, China contributes to Apple’s 100 percent clean energy profile. (Photo: Business Wire)

Apple Launches New Clean Energy Fund in China

As part of Apple’s commitment to address climate change and increase the use of renewable energy within its supply chain, 10 initial suppliers and Apple will jointly invest nearly $300 million over the next four years into the China Clean Energy Fund.