MLB Wild Card: Desperate Phillies beat Nationals to snap losing streak

WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals proved to be just what the slumping Phillies needed on Friday afternoon. The Phillies beat the rain and the Nationals, 5-1, in the first game of a doubleheader in the nation’s capital. Bailey Falter delivered a strong start and Rhys Hoskins drove in an early run with his 30th homer …

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Schools enforcing rules to keep students focused in class, off social media

Since cell phones were banned in class at Concord High School at the start of the year, 11th grader Skyler Hubbard says she has been able to focus better. After a tough stretch of remote learning when students could easily escape the gaze of their teachers or simply turn off the Zoom camera and have …

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Kate Middleton sends the internet in awe as she recalls her children’s reaction to Royal engagement

Kate Middleton sends the internet in awe as she recalls her children’s reaction to Royal engagement Kate Middleton has recalled her children’s adorable reaction to her engagement with Prince William and left the internet in awe. Princess Kate made the revelation while meeting royal fans in Wales this week, marking her and William’s first visit …

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Apple executive leaving company after off-color joke goes viral

A long-time Apple executive is exiting the technology company after making a tawdry joke about fondling “big-breasted women” for a living in a video that went viral on TikTok, according to Bloomberg News. Tony Blevins, Apple’s vice president of procurement, is shown in a 25-second clip getting out of his Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren, part of …

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Saturday updates for Naples, Collier County

This is a live news blog with information about the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Southwest Florida. Our reporters and photographers are spread out across Southwest Florida covering our communities and providing the latest information. DISASTER ASSISTANCE HERE IS THE LATEST ON SUPPLIES IN SWFL 10:18 am | Major disaster declared for Seminole Tribe of …

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AEW Rampage recap & reactions (Sep. 30, 2022): Scissor power

AEW Rampage (Sep. 30, 2022) emanated from The Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA. The show featured The Acclaimed defending tag team gold, Jade Cargill’s next challenger stepping up, and Hangman Page picking a fight with Rush. Let’s jump right in with a recap of the show followed by reactions. Excalibur, Jim Ross, and Tony Schiavone …

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Bruce Willis sells his likeness to a firm so his ‘digital twin’ can star in movies and commercials

Retired action movie star Bruce Willis has become the first Hollywood actor to sell his image and likeness rights to a firm that creates movies and commercials using AI-powered deepfake technology. DeepCake (opens in new tab) says that they hired the “digital twin” of the Die Hard actor so his digital likeness and voice can …

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Fears still fresh from the 2017 Las Vegas festival shooting massacre

Five years after a lone gunman opened fire from a Las Vegas hotel on a country music festival crowd, there is little comfort and no answers to what triggered the massacre of scores of people — the worst mass shooting America had ever witnessed. Today, a memorial at the northeast corner of festival grounds that …

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Hitting the Books: What the wearables of tomorrow might look like

Apple’s Watch Ultra, with its 2000-nit digital display and GPS capabilities, is a far cry from its Revolutionary War-era self-winding forebears. What sorts of wondrous body-mounted technologies might we see another hundred years hence? In his new book, The Skeptic’s Guide to the Future, Dr. Steven Novella (with assists from his brothers, Bob and Jay …

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