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Pokemon GO Fest attendees in Chicago refunded after app crash – WLS-TV

Sunday, July 23, 2017

The first-ever Pokemon GO Fest was held Saturday in Chicago’s Grant Park, but thousands of players left disappointed after the popular app crashed. The developer of the game said technical issues prevented users from logging in. Things were so bad, the game’s developer will refund the $20 ticket price and give players $100 in PokéCoins in their Pokémon GO account. Players lined up outside Grant Park’s entrance at 6 a.m….

Russians march against state internet crackdown – Phys.Org

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Around 1,000 people demonstrated in Moscow against Russian government controls on the internet Around 1,000 people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to protest against the government’s harsh legislative controls on the internet. Demonstrators at the rally, which was authorised by city authorities, shouted slogans including “No to censorship, no to dictatorship!” and “Down with the police state!” Some adapted a popular slogan from opposition rallies against President Vladimir…

BMW rejects media reports of emissions manipulations – Reuters

Sunday, July 23, 2017

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German carmaker BMW on Sunday rejected media reports that the emissions treatment systems in its vehicles do not work effectively and that it colluded with rivals on their design. Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday that BMW, VW (VOWG_p.DE), Audi and Porsche may have colluded to fix the prices and designs of diesel emissions treatment systems and other vehicle parts. “Cars of the BMW Group are not…

A Study of More Than 50000 Cars Says These Are The Most Unreliable (Prepare To Be Dumbfounded) – Inc.com

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. I’ve been test-driving cars lately. At certain times, I get the craving for the new-car smell and the salesperson’s cheery patter. Well, the former, at least. Actually, that’s almost unfair. I’ve found that many car salespeople have become remarkably un-carselly. Having test-driven more than half a dozen cars recently, I’ve not…

Sen. Duckworth, Illinois attorney general, newspaper seek financial records from Cairo Public Utility – The Southern

Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Using SEO for Growth? Stop Looking for Hacks and Aim for Domain Authority – Small Business Trends

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Are you tired of SEO “hacks” and want something more sustainable to meet the SEO needs of your business? “SEO for Growth: The Ultimate Guide for Marketers, Web Designers & Entrepreneurs”, written by two veterans of marketing in the new age of SEO, guide business owners, marketing staff, and web developers through the key areas they need to optimize in…

Google’s Brilliant iPhone App Sucks On Android – Forbes

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Google’s simple yet impressive iOS app, Motion Stills, is finally available for Android users, but it’s a very different beast from the original version. Google Previously an iOS exclusive, Google’s Motion Stills is now available for Android. Designed specifically to work with Apple’s Live Photos, Motion Stills for iOS works with the short motion sequences automatically captured alongside each photo taken with the default iOS camera app. It then applies…

Baseball-Astros’ Moran taken to hospital with facial injury – Reuters

Sunday, July 23, 2017

(Reuters) – Houston Astros rookie Colin Moran was taken to hospital after fouling a ball off the left side of his face during the sixth inning against Baltimore on Saturday. Playing in just the second game of his Major League career, Moran fouled off a pitch by Baltimore’s Darren O’Day and the ball went straight up and hit him on face. Trainers rushed out onto the field and applied towels…

On city’s Westside, sports grant will help youth win at life – MyAJC

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Kendall Newson has been fishing since he was five years old. Newson, his dad and brothers spent countless hours fishing for brim, crappie and bass at West Point Lake in LaGrange. It became a game of one-upmanship to see who could reel in the most fish. “It really helped me build confidence,” said Newson, a former NFL…

Sports success not necessarily related to specialization – EurekAlert (press release)

Sunday, July 23, 2017

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA – Specializing in one sport early in a child’s athletic career is often touted as a way to gain that elusive college scholarship or even go on to the pros. However, researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada today say “not so fast.” “Our study, which is the largest study to date examining the topic of…

Mulligan’s adds sports-themed restaurant – Journal Times

Sunday, July 23, 2017

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Mike Trout’s foul line drive nearly demolished this camera, and yes, there is footage – Anaheim Angels

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Any time Mike Trout makes contact with the ball, something is bound to happen. It could be a ball that’s blasted out of the park, a home run robbery, or in this case, a possible broken camera. When the Angels were hosting the Red Sox on Saturday night, the six-time All-Star was facing David Price. Trout hit a line drive into foul territory directly at a camera, right into the…

Seattle’s Canon bar wins ‘World’s Best Spirits Selection’ title – The Seattle Times

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Apparently, you don’t have to go far to find the bar with “The World’s Best Spirits Selection.” It’s Canon. In one of the bar industry’s highest honors, this Seattle cocktail den – located  on 12th Avenue near Seattle University – was anointed that enviable title Saturday night at the Tales of the Cocktail, the world’s largest booze fest, held every summer in New Orleans. This marks the second time in…

How to Colorize a B&W Photo Using Only Lightroom – PetaPixel (blog)

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Photo colorization is usually done in programs like Photoshop, but did you know that you can achieve good results in Lightroom as well? In this 21-minute video by tutvid, learn how to colorize a black and white photo using only Lightroom. If Photoshop is so versatile and powerful, why on Earth would you bother using Lightroom to colorize? The video is more to show the capabilities of Lightroom and what it…

Israel installs security cameras at Jerusalem holy site following violence – New York Post

Sunday, July 23, 2017

JERUSALEM — Israel installed new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, as officials began indicating it was considering “alternatives” to the metal detectors at the contested shrine that set off a weekend of violence and raised tensions in the region. Israel set up the new security measures last week after Arab gunmen opened fire from the shrine, killing two Israeli policemen. It said they…

8 people found dead in truck in ‘human trafficking crime’ – Washington Post

Sunday, July 23, 2017

SAN ANTONIO — Eight people were found dead in a tractor-trailer loaded with at least 30 others outside a Walmart store in Texas’ stifling summer heat in what police are calling a horrific human trafficking case. The driver was arrested. Twenty other people in extremely critical or serious condition and eight more with lesser injuries including heat stroke and dehydration were found inside the truck, which didn’t have a working…

Trump’s New Message Man Is A Harvard-Educated Former Wall Streeter With Humble Roots – NPR

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Anthony Scaramucci, incoming White House communications director, takes a question from the media during the daily press briefing at the White House, Friday, July 21, 2017. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption toggle caption Andrew Harnik/AP Anthony Scaramucci, incoming White House communications director, takes a question from the media during the daily press briefing at the White House, Friday, July 21, 2017. Andrew Harnik/AP After six months of waiting in the wings…

Armed police swoop on McDonald’s after ‘masked gang in BMW attack security guard’ – The Sun

Sunday, July 23, 2017

AN ARMED gang stormed a McDonald’s and stole cash boxes from a security guard – but left empty handed after tripping and dropping the money. Detectives say two men in balaclavas jumped over the counter and entered the office at the back of the restaurant near Switch Island Leisure Park in Liverpool at around 9.15am today. Officers were called to McDonald’s at Switch Island Leisure Park in Liverpool at about 9.30am…

Father who stole a £200000 Aston Martin DB11 to drive himself home after stumbling across an empty car factory on a … – Daily Mail

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Jason Boon, 45, pictured, came across the car plant by chance after he became stranded in the middle of nowhere following a night out A brazen thief who stole a £200,000 Aston Martin from the car giant’s HQ has walked free from court – after telling a judge the James Bond-style motor was ‘heaven’. Jason Boon, 45, came across the car plant by chance after he became stranded in the…

These are the suicide cars and trucks that made the battle of Mosul so bloody – Washington Post

Sunday, July 23, 2017

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