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2 Top Stocks in Driverless Cars to Buy Right Now – Motley Fool

Thursday, March 30, 2017

By 2020, BI Intelligence estimates there will be 10 million self-driving cars on the road, and that number falls on the conservative side of some analysts’ estimates. Sensing the potential, a wide array of automotive and technology companies are moving headlong into a driverless-car “arms race.” Although there are plenty of companies worthy of analysis, here we’ll focus on the autonomous-vehicle efforts at work at two technology companies — Baidu…

Johnston Press reports £300m loss after huge newspaper … – The Guardian

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The publisher of titles including the Scotsman, Yorkshire Post and the national i has reported a £300m pre-tax loss due to a tough advertising market and writing down the value of its 200-plus local newspapers. Johnston Press, which has seen its largest shareholder, Crystal Amber, seek to oust its chief executive and finance chief, reported a £344m non-cash writedown on the value of all its local and regional titles excluding…

The Platform Press: How Silicon Valley reengineered journalism – Columbia Journalism Review

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The influence of social media platforms and technology companies is having a greater effect on American journalism than even the shift from print to digital. There is a rapid takeover of traditional publishers’ roles by companies including Facebook, Snapchat, Google, and Twitter that shows no sign of slowing, and which raises serious questions over how the costs of journalism will be supported. These companies have evolved beyond their role as…

Court Clears Fort Smith School Board Of Wrongdoing In FOIA Lawsuit – 5newsonline.com

Thursday, March 30, 2017

FORT SMITH (KFSM) — The Arkansas Court of Appeals sided with a Sebastian County circuit court’s decision to throw out a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Fort Smith School District on Wednesday (March 29). The lawsuit alleged that the school board violated FOIA laws when holding meetings to change the school mascot and fight song. However, the court found no evidence of wrongdoing by the board, and that the Sebastian County Circuit…

Swansboro’s hometown newspaper undergoing big change – Jacksonville Daily News

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Tideland News published its final stand-alone newspaper Wednesday, will become section in sister paper Jannette Pippin Daily News Staff jannette_pippin SWANSBORO| A long-standing business and news source for Swansboro residents ended one chapter this week and begins a new one that will bring a notable change. The Tideland News published its final stand-alone newspaper Wednesday after a nearly 40-year run and will have a…

50 Years of Couture: New Exhibit Celebrates Fashion Empire – NBCNews.com

Thursday, March 30, 2017

An iconic fashion show has hit the road again. Jaw dropping, elegant ensembles that once graced catwalks across the country are now traveling on a 9-city tour on the Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair exhibit. Now parked at The George Washington University Museum and Textile Museum in Washington, DC., more than 100 items from the acclaimed exposition are on display. Beginning as a section of Ebony Magazine,…

New ‘Cars 3’ characters inspired by NASCAR legends – ESPN

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

8:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment This story appears in ESPN The Magazine’s April 10 MLB Preview Issue. Subscribe today! In Disney-Pixar’s “Cars 3,” Lightning McQueen seeks stock car racing’s roots. But why wait for the June 16 debut to meet the rides who put McQueen back on track? Here’s a sneak peek at the new characters — and the racers who inspired them. Wendell…

Brennan: US women’s hockey team scores a win for women everywhere – USA TODAY

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share USA TODAY Sports’ A.J. Perez explains the four-year deal that averts a boycott by the U.S. women’s hockey national team for the IIHF World Championships. USA TODAY Sports American players celebrate at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.(Photo: Scott Rovak, USA TODAY Sports) In these political times, it’s safe to say there have been doubts about how women would move forward in American society. An early…

The Olympics’ TV Time-Delay Is Going Away, NBC Says – NPR

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

For next year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, NBC will broadcast the action live to American TV audiences from the Gangneung Curling Centre and other venues. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images For next year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, NBC will broadcast the action live to American TV audiences from the Gangneung Curling Centre and other venues. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images When it broadcasts the Winter…

Kevin Harvick calls Kyle Larson ‘best driver to come into NASCAR since Jeff Gordon’ – FOXSports.com

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Get used to seeing Kyle Larson in Victory Lane in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. So says Kevin Harvick, who boldly stated on his new Tuesday evening show on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio that Larson is  the best driver to come along in NASCAR since Jeff Gordon. It is indeed a bold statement. Gordon, now a FOX Sports NASCAR analyst, won four Premier Series championships and a total of 93…

Victory! USA Women’s Hockey Team Just Won Their Strike – The Nation.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

US players celebrate a gold medal win at the Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Ottawa, April 9, 2013. (Reuters / Chris Wattie) “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” This quote, attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, can always sound like the hoariest of clichés until you actually see it in action. Then it reads like a blueprint. The demands of the USA…

Facing Congress, Some Sports Officials (Not All) Begin to Confront Sexual Abuse – New York Times

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

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Sports Illustrated reveals first 2018 Swimsuit Issue rookie – AOL

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

That was fast! Just a little over a month after the 2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue hit newsstands, the magazine debuted its first 2018 rookie. Brazil native Anne de Paula, who turns 22 this week, found out in a tear-jerking reveal on Tuesday that she’ll grace the pages of the iconic edition. Up Next See Gallery The model, who started working in the industry when she was only 14, was…

Tuesday’s Sports in Brief – Washington Times

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

US WOMEN’S HOCKEY BOYCOTT USA Hockey and the women’s national team reached an agreement to end a wage dispute and avoid a boycott of the world championships on home ice that would’ve been a black eye for the sport. Players and USA Hockey finalized the deal Tuesday night and announced it in a joint statement just three days before the tournament begins in Plymouth, Michigan. It’s a four-year agreement that…

The 25 greatest sports TV theme songs, ranked – For The Win

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

We can see For The Win readers are passionate about their television theme songs after a close Bracket Madness battle that ended with a Fresh Prince of Bel-Air win. Although this isn’t a bracket, it’s a list you can argue about for a while. It’s various theme songs from network coverage of live events and sports-centric television shows. Here’s the countdown of the best tunes: 25. NFL on NBC (1990s) It’s just…

Morning sports update: Lonzo Ball says he’s better than Markelle Fultz – Boston.com

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Bruins notched a huge win Tuesday night, the NFL is changing some rules, and one of the NBA’s top prospects says he’s better than another. Lonzo Ball says ‘I’m better than’ fellow draft prospect Markelle Fultz: Lonzo Ball said he is a better player than Markelle Fultz, citing his ability to “lead a team better” than the Washington star. Ball and Fultz are widely considered to be the top…

Hands-on: Do we miss the viewfinder on Canon’s EOS M6? – New Atlas

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

It’s safe to say that the EOS M5 was the first mirrorless camera from Canon to really impress us. So when the firm recently announced the EOS M6, which promises to pack similar flagship skills into an even more compact body, we were keen to get our hands on it. Read on to see what we made of the upcoming camera when we went hands-on at The Photography Show 2017….