• Caitlyn Jenner breaks her silence on Trump’s transgender military ban
  • USB 3.2 will double data transfer speeds of new computers
  • A couple of Russians managed to trick Rick Perry into thinking they were a Prime Minister
  • 1 Dead, 7 Injured When Fire Ball Ride Flies Apart At Ohio State Fair
  • Angelina Jolie One-Ups Brad Pitt With Emotional Interview About Split

Caitlyn Jenner breaks her silence on Trump’s transgender military ban

THE VIEW – Caitlyn Jenner guest co-hosts today, Thursday, July 13, 2017 on ABC's "The View." "The View" airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Heidi Gutman/ABC via Getty Images) CAITLYN JENNERImage: ABC via Getty Images Hours after Donald Trump banned transgender people from serving in the military in just three tweets, Caitlyn Jenner has responded to the announcement. The former Olympian and self-proclaimed…

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USB 3.2 will double data transfer speeds of new computers

USB-C ports shown on a MacBook Pro computer.Image: Tony Avelar/Epa/REX/Shutterstock Your next computer will probably have wickedly fast data transfer speeds but your current computer, even if it’s brand new, will likely be left in the dust. SEE ALSO: Step inside the secretive class that turns people into hackers The USB 3.0 Promoter Group the collective that develops the universal port used in almost every popular computer announced today a…

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A couple of Russians managed to trick Rick Perry into thinking they were a Prime Minister

Oops.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock What follows is an account of something that can, honestly, happen to anyone: getting prank called. Except in this case, the prank callers were Russian and the victim was Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who proceeded to have a 20-minute call with the pranksters over energy policy. To repeat: a member of Trump’s cabinet was pranked hard (twice, as it turns out) by a pair of Russians. It’s as…

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1 Dead, 7 Injured When Fire Ball Ride Flies Apart At Ohio State Fair

The accident occurred on the fairs opening day at 7:19 p.m. local time at the Ohio Expo Center grounds on the Fire Ball ride, according to Columbus news station WKBW. As seen in a bystanders video, a part of the mechanical ride came loose as the fast-moving ride swung, sending a carriage of passengers flying into the air. Ohio Gov. John Kasich called it the worst tragedy in the history…

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Angelina Jolie One-Ups Brad Pitt With Emotional Interview About Split

After months of radio silence from both Pitts and Jolies camps, the actress is opening up in a new interview with Vanity Fair about how shes healing following their highly publicized (and highly messy) split. Hollywoods former golden couple imploded last September amid allegations of child and substance abuse with Pitt at the center. The actor was later cleared of all charges Jolie still retains full custody of their children…

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Host endures the most hilariously frustrating round of her game show

It’s right in front of you! Why can’t you see it? SEE ALSO: Quasimodo is a short-spined dog that got a second chance Letterbox is a game show in which contestants alternate between choosing letters and guessing a password. Host Mel Giedroyc’s mind was blown when her two gameshow contestants were the only people in the room who didn’t know the answer, including the entire audience. After a hilarious back…

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The evidence that football causes fatal brain disease just got even more damning

The brains of 110 out of 111 former NFL players had the degenerative brain disease.Image: Szagola/AP/REX/Shutterstock When you sign up to play football, you know there’s a chance you might get hurt. A new study, however, appears to confirm that for players who reach the highest levels of the sport, “chance” might be substantially higher than previously estimated, and the concept of “hurt” might be better understood as “sustaining potentially…

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Apple Music goes country in latest commercial starring Brantley Gilbert

The company that famously brags about designing things in California is looking toward Sweet Home Alabama. Apple set its sights set on the American heartland in the latest country-heavy commercial for its music streaming service. The Apple Music ad stars singer Brantley Gilbert waxing poetic about open roads and small-town life as motorcycles tear up farm fields and diner patrons smile at one another. It looks more like a spot…

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John McCain, Sick With Cancer, Returns To Advance Bill That Would Deprive Millions Of Health Care

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) even gave him a hug. McCains cancer was detected thanks to his taxpayer-provided health insurance. He left his sick bed ahead of treatment to clear an obstacle to a bill that, even with major changes, would deprive millions of Americans access to health insurance. McCain, in a speech following the vote, called for bipartisan cooperation on health care and revealed he would not vote…

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Reporter’s Notebook: Inside the Senate chamber – an hour-long emotional swirl

Washington (CNN)All eyes were on the touching yet somber scene unfolding on the Senate floor: A line of senators waiting to greet their colleague John McCain, who stood at his Senate desk hosting an impromptu receiving line. That moment alone was poignant enough, but even more so up against the backdrop of the legislative drama on health care. McConnell: We have a duty to act McCain returns to Senate floor…

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U.S. Energy Secretary Duped Into Fake Interview With Russian Comedians

Perry actually was talking with comedians known in Russia for targeting celebrities and politicians with audacious stunts, Energy Department spokeswoman Shaylyn Hynes said in a written statement. These individuals are known for pranking high-level officials and celebrities, particularly those who are supportive of an agenda that is not in line with their governments. In this case, the energy security of Ukraine, Hynes said. Perry said the Trump administration opposes Nord…

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Violent Video Of Boat Dragging Shark Sparks Outrage, Investigation

Mark Quartiano, a renowned shark fishermanin Miami, shared the video Monday on Instagram with his 78,000 followers. Quartiano told CBS 4 Newsthat one of the people on the boat sent the video to him on Instagram looking for praise. The user also sent Quartiano pictures of thesharks carcass, according to local news station WESH 2. To drag a shark by the tail on a rope, its not sporting. Its not,…

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Live! From Tomorrow: A lighter look at the future

Image: Live!fromtomorrow The future is here whether you like it or not, so we might as well have some fun with it. Mashable is pleased to be partnering with “Live! From Tomorrow” a variety show that explores the funnier sides of tech, innovation, and the news of the day. The pilot, ‘Live! From Tomorrow: Blockchain For Business’, with the support of IBM Blockchain, debuts Thursday, July 27 at 7 PM,…

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Back from the Front: Tracking down WW1 grave markers – BBC News

Image copyright Beverley Goodwin / Maraget Draycott Image caption This cross at St Anne’s Church, Sale, is one of hundreds being catalogued by the Returned from the Front project History enthusiast Nick Stone and a band of dedicated volunteers are tracking down the repatriated grave markers to photograph and catalogue them and create an ever-growing online map and database. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Visitors to WW1 cemeteries, like…

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Democrats Are Waking Up To The Monopoly Problem

WASHINGTON Democrats rolled out a new, populist-leaning agenda on Monday that theyre branding A Better Deal. Although specific legislative proposals havent been laid out yet, the rough outline suggests a significant shift in party thinking on an issue that touches all Americans: monopoly power. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.),writing in The New York Times, named antitrust law reform as one of the major planks in the new agenda. Corporate…

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Donald Trump Jokes About Firing Tom Price If GOP Repeal Effort Fails

Trump began his remarks to the Boy Scout summit in Glen Jean, West Virginia, by claiming he wouldnt talk about politics, but went off-script several times to comment on the GOP Senate health care bill and to chastise the fake news media for coverage of his administration. He also recounted his election victory over Hillary Clinton, again boasting that most pundits didnt predict his win. By the way, youre going…

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Controversial Singaporean graphic novel wins ‘Oscars’ of comic world

Singapore (CNN)A graphic novel about the history of Singapore stirred controversy before its publication, with a senior official in the city-state once warning that it could “potentially undermine the authority of legitimacy of the government and its public institutions.” Last Friday, Liew and his graphic novel “The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye” bagged three Eisner awards — Best Writer/Artist, Best Publication Design and Best US Edition of International Material…

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Brad Pitt joined Frank Ocean’s FYF Festival set, and all was right in the world

Take a look at Frank's shirt…Image: VISIONHAUS#GP//\CORBIS VIA GETTY IMAGES When Brad Pitt first mentioned his love of Frank Ocean in an interview with GQ, everything felt right in the world. Ocean officially embraced the beautiful bromance when he showed love back by wearing Pitt’s face on a shirtbut things escalated to another level on Saturday night when Pitt showed up on stage in the middle of Ocean’s set at…

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Nicki Minaj’s first Snapchat experience is a hilarious hot mess

Image: Paras Griffin/WireImage Believe it or not but Nicki Minaj has something in common with the resident old in your life. The queen of rap proved that she’s still relatable in the most unexpected way when she publicly navigated her way around Snapchat on Sunday afternoon, and ended up asking fans for their tech help. SEE ALSO: Katy Perry’s ‘Swish Swish’ video features Brazilian ‘Butt Queen’ meme star The rapper…

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Two El Salvador soccer players suspended for biting U.S. players

United States' Jozy Altidore (27) and El Salvador's Henry Romero (4) in action during a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal soccer match Wednesday.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Soccer players often toe the line on fouling opponents to get the upper hand in a given moment, but usually that means holding someone back or grabbing their jersey, not biting them. SEE ALSO: Abby Wambach reaches out to girl banned from soccer tourney because she looked…

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New personal photographs from Princess Diana’s album have been released

Image: Tim Graham/Getty Images On the eve of a new HBO documentary, Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Legacy, the Kensington Palace Twitter account has released three photos of Princess Diana. The images show the late Princess of Wales with her sons Prince Harry and Prince William. This August will mark 20 years since her death in a traffic collision. SEE ALSO: No royal wants to be king or queen…

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Disney Channel and Jake Paul have officially parted ways

Image: Leon Bennett/Getty Images YouTube star Jake Paul issued a statement on Saturday announcing his departure from Disney Channel, and his role as Dirk Mann on the show Bizaardvark. The 20-year-old social media fixture has been making headlines recently after a scathing news report showed how the home where he films elaborate YouTube videosand the hordes of fans who know his addresswas becoming too much for the neighboring community. SEE…

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Casting a woman as the Doctor is ‘a bit sad’ for this former ‘Dr. Who’ star

Image: Karwai Tang/WireImage Former Doctor Who star Peter Davison is stuck in a weird, weird world where role models are gendered and the idea of a woman playing the Doctor is sad. Unfortunately, you read that right. SEE ALSO: The next Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’ is a woman, and all the cool humans on the internet are thrilled After news broke that Jodie Whittaker would take on the role as…

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‘Dunkirk’ And ‘Girls Trip’ Enjoyed Quite A Ride At The Box Office This Weekend

Dunkirk handily won the No. 1 spot.Christopher Nolans stunning World War II survival drama outpaced studio expectations, earning $50.5 million in North America and$55.4 million overseas. Further confirming that Nolan is one of the few directors who can attract audiences on name alone, those are especially strong numbers for a film with an unknown lead star (newcomer Fionn Whitehead) thats not based on an existing property. Dunkirk has been deemed…

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