2w ago
       

Reactions from Sally Field and more to Burt Reynolds' death

Reaction to the death on Thursday of actor Burt Reynolds: ——— — "There are times in your life that are so indelible, they never fade away. — "Burt Reynolds the movie star was larger-than-life. Burt, better known as 'Buddy' to his friends, loved FSU football and no matter how big a star he became, he never forgot his friends from the FSU family.
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2w ago
       

Yo! MVP Raps: LeBron, Durant '11 song released

It ain't easy to keep secrets hidden on the internet, but the long-rumored, full-length rap track featuring LeBron James and Kevin Durant hadn't been available for public consumption until now. The song, which primarily focuses on the two former MVPs rapping about making it from humble beginnings to the NBA, came about when Durant, then a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder, and James, then a member of the Miami Heat, were just fooling around in a recording studio in Ohio. "LeBron James and Kevin Durant came up [to the studio] cause it was during the lockout," Franky Wahoo, real name Franky Stewart, told Noisey.
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2w ago
       

Russian bombers intercepted off Alaska for second time this year

Two Russian bombers were intercepted off the coast of Alaska recently -- the first flight by the country's bombers off the coast of Alaska since mid-May, according to North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). The Russian planes, two TU-95 "Bear" long-range bombers, were flying in the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ), south of the Aleutian Islands, around noon Saturday when they were intercepted by two F-22 fighters. "The two Russian TU-95 bomber aircraft were intercepted and monitored by the F-22s until the bombers left the ADIZ along the Aleutian Island chain heading west," said the spokesperson.
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2w ago
       

Tesla board needs 'come to Jesus' meeting with Elon Musk amid company turmoil: Expert

Tesla shares were volatile Friday morning amid chaotic news for the embattled electric carmaker, leading one expert to say the company board needs to have a 'come to Jesus meeting' with Elon Musk. Shares tumbled upon news of two senior executives leaving the company hours after founder and CEO Musk smoked marijuana and drank whiskey on a podcast interview. On Tuesday, Tesla Chief Accounting Officer Dave Morton announced after a month in his position that he was resigning from the company, effective immediately.
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2w ago
       

Lyft enters the scooter race

Lyft Lyft gets into the scooter arms race by launching its own scooter business today starting in Denver. Lyft Lyft gets into the scooter arms race by launching its own scooter business today starting in Denver. Lyft Lyft gets into the scooter arms race by launching its own scooter business today starting in Denver.
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2w ago
       

Uber CEO talks safety, company culture, future IPO and flying Ubers

One year into his tenure as Uber CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi has committed to making safety a priority for the ridesharing company, using his anniversary milestone on Wednesday to announce a host of new safety features to help protect drivers and passengers. Following the announcement, Khosrowshahi sat down with ABC News’ chief business, technology and economics correspondent, Rebecca Jarvis, for a wide-ranging interview to discuss these new features as well as the company’s culture, future IPO, flying and autonomous Ubers, plus the responsibility of technology companies and data says that the 9-year-old company is finally in a place to make safety a priority. Khosrowshahi, who left his job as CEO of Expedia, says that upon joining Uber he set out to "redefine the culture of the company," creating new cultural norms by crowd-sourcing ideas from the employees.
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2w ago
       

NASA opens $1 million public contest to turn carbon dioxide into sugar on Mars

NASA is asking the public to figure out a way to turn carbon dioxide into glucose. "We're asking the public to help us convert carbon dioxide into sugar and the end game is gluclose," Roman told ABC News. Microbes, or microorganisms, use these kinds of compounds for food, said John Hogan, an environmental scientist at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California.
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2w ago
       

Bill Cosby faces lawsuit over unpaid legal fees

A former member of Bill Cosby's defense team is suing the 81-year-old comedian for more than $50,000 in unpaid legal fees. Cosby's current attorney, Joe P. Green, says the claim arose from a "disagreement over the amount of legal fees charged," and Cosby had offered to submit the dispute to mediation. Silver says Cosby's team had not challenged the billing or work before this month, but had not paid the bills despite promising to do so.
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2w ago
       

Walmart stores close overnight amid financial fall

Walmart announced this past week that it was closing 13 stores in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area, including its flagship store at DOT, which was shuttered within a day. "Not only that but in the last two days, flour prices have risen by 25 percent, a cost that we just can't pass on to the customers," the Hausbrot manager told ABC News. Eiten Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images People walk past posters rejecting the government's negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in Buenos Aires, Sept. 4, 2018.
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2w ago
       

All the possible Le'Veon Bell scenarios

Le'Veon Bell hasn't signed his $14. 5 million franchise tag and can become a free agent in 2019 as long as he signs it by Week 11. A lot can happen to Bell's overall value and bottom line during that time, and a team most likely wouldn't give up top picks for that uncertainty, especially for a running back, despite Bell's greatness. Not only does Bell's absence jeopardize those plans, but throughout the preseason the team had counted on him being there Week 1.
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