Saturday, Sep 17, 2016

'The Blair Witch Project' Prequel That Never Happened: How the Original Team Missed Their Window

From indiewire.com | Archived Version

Before Lionsgate relaunched the franchise with a sequel, the team behind the first film had other ideas. Eric Kohn. 3 hours ago. @@erickohn.

28 dead from China typhoon as new storm looms

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

Still reeling from a typhoon that left at least 28 people dead, Chinese authorities on Saturday warned of high waves and strong winds from a new storm, Malakas, that was bearing down on the east coast of the Chinese mainland after skirting Taiwan.

4 dead, dozens hurt as football squad bus crashes on NC highway near Rockingham

From wncn.com | Archived Version

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - A wreck involving a charter bus killed four people and injured dozens from a football squad of South Carolina players and closed US 74/I-74 in Richmond County on Saturday afternoon, according to media reports.

6200 years ago, did South Americans wear blue jeans?

From csmonitor.com | Archived Version

Not Egypt but Peru? A discovery at an ancient temple site in Peru means that indigo dye was used to color cotton at least 1,800 years before scientists had previously believed it was.

After period of discipline, Trump turns more aggressive

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

Once again, the more disciplined Donald Trump is giving way to the Twitter-wielding Donald Trump. After a stretch of more low-key campaigning, Trump is spending the weekend under fire for comments about Hillary Clinton that seem to invite violence ...

Apple Watch 2 review: There's finally a reason to buy a smartwatch

From money.cnn.com | Archived Version

If you had to pick the new Apple Watch Series 2 out of a lineup of existing Apple Watches, you'd be hard pressed to do so. It looks nearly identical to the first model that launched just 18 months ago.

Apple continues hiring augmented and virtual reality experts

From theverge.com | Archived Version

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been hinting at Apple's interest in augmented and virtual reality all year, and it seems that interest continues to grow.

At Rice, Biden unveils latest 'Cancer Moonshot' ideas

From star-telegram.com | Archived Version

Vice President Joe Biden arrives to Tudor Fieldhouse before his speech Friday about the White House Cancer Moonshot, an initiative Biden leads, on the campus of Rice University in Houston.

Bomb explodes near Marine Corps race in New Jersey

From cnn.com | Archived Version

(CNN) An explosion that went off in a garbage can Saturday morning in a New Jersey beach town likely was timed to disrupt a Marine Corps charity run, authorities said.

Brain cancer now leading childhood cancer killer

From cnycentral.com | Archived Version

NEW YORK (AP) - Brain cancer is now the deadliest childhood cancer in the U.S., now ahead of leukemia, a result of improved leukemia treatment and a frustrating lack of progress on brain cancer.

Canada prepares a lifeline for Unifor in auto talks with GM

From freep.com | Archived Version

Unifor and General Motors remain far apart in contract negotiations but the union that represents Canadian autoworkers appears to be on the cusp of getting a lifeline from Canada.

College football: Penn State honors Paterno during game despite criticism

From buckeyextra.dispatch.com | Archived Version

View Slideshow Request to buy this photo Phoebe Sheehan | Centre Daily Times Robert Hoatson protests outside the Penn State game where Joe Paterno was honored.

Driver who shot at George Zimmerman's vehicle convicted of attempted murder

From foxnews.com | Archived Version

A Florida man who fired a gun at George Zimmerman's vehicle during a road-rage confrontation was convicted Friday of attempted second-degree murder.

First child dies by euthanasia in Belgium

From cnn.com | Archived Version

(CNN) A terminally ill minor has become the first child to be euthanized in Belgium since age restrictions were lifted in the country two years ago, according to several sources.

For nominees, Emmy day can be a dietary cheat day

From star-telegram.com | Archived Version

Padma Lakshmi, right, at the Television Academy's Performers Nominee Reception on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, plans on eating lightly until she gets to the post-show parties.

Here are 15 minutes of Metal Gear Survive footage

From pcgamer.com | Archived Version

I'm onboard with the idea of Metal Gear Survive. It's a smart way for Konami to wring a bit more money from the expensive-to-make MGSV's assets and code, and the idea of co-op on Metal Gear zombie planet appeals.

How Louisville proved it has everything to win a national title by crushing Florida State

From foxsports.com | Archived Version

While the Louisville Cardinals captured the college football world's attention over the first few weeks of the season, the entire conversation about Bobby Petrino's club centered around one thing: Lamar Jackson.

In Russia, A New Parliament Is Expected To Act Much Like The Old One

From npr.org | Archived Version

Russian officials are working to make sure that Sunday's parliamentary elections aren't a replay of the last such vote, in 2011.

Is Jessica Alba About to Sell The Honest Company and Become Even Richer?

From eonline.com | Archived Version

On Thursday, the Wall Street Journal reported Unilever PLC—which oversees popular brands like Dove, Lipton and Axe—is currently in discussions to buy the actress' billion-dollar company, Honest Co.

Kerry Washington blasts Trump's 'ridiculous' child care policy

From nydailynews.com | Archived Version

Pregnant Kerry Washington blasted Donald Trump's newly unveiled maternity leave proposal as “ridiculous” Friday - declaring voting for the self-proclaimed billionaire was “voting against ourselves.

Lines form at the gas pump in the wake of pipeline spill

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

ATLANTA - Lines formed at gas stations across the South on Saturday and drivers who were able to find fuel had to pay more for it in some cases, as prices edged up following a pipeline spill in Alabama.

Man in custody after armed standoff aboard Amtrak train

From foxnews.com | Archived Version

LOS ANGELES - An hourslong standoff with an armed man who barricaded himself aboard an Amtrak train ended early Saturday after police used tear gas.

Mike Pence Releases Medical Information, Has 'Very Good And Strong Heart'

From npr.org | Archived Version

Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence is in "excellent general and cardiovascular health," according to a letter from his doctor that was released by his campaign, Saturday.

North Dakota State topples No. 11 Iowa on late field goal

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

IOWA CITY, Ia. - North Dakota State got a 37-yard field goal from Cam Pedersen as time expired Saturday to defeat Iowa 23-21 at Kinnick Stadium.

OPEC chief: Algiers meeting not for 'decision making': Algerian state medi...

From reuters.com | Archived Version

The logo of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is pictured at its headquarters in Vienna, Austria, May 30, 2016.

Philadelphia gunman left rambling letter, police commissioner says

From cnn.com | Archived Version

(CNN) The Philadelphia man who went on a fatal shooting spree left an elliptical letter titled "Doomed" depicting a hatred for law enforcement but leaving few other clues about the rampage, the police commissioner said Saturday.

Rapper Coolio Arrested At LAX On Suspicion Of Possessing Firearm, Police Say

From losangeles.cbslocal.com | Archived Version

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) - Authorities say Rapper Coolio was one of two people arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on suspicion of possessing a firearm.

Samsung sued after Galaxy Note 7 explodes in pocket

From engadget.com | Archived Version

With all those reports about Note 7s burning flesh and setting vehicles on fire, you're probably wondering when you'll hear about a lawsuit.

Sanders urges turned-off voters to turn out for Clinton

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

KENT, Ohio - In a pair of university stops in battleground Ohio on Saturday, Bernie Sanders used his enduring popularity with young voters to urge support for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Sea ice in Arctic shrinks to second lowest level on record

From wjla.com | Archived Version

This image provided by the National Snow & Ice Data Center shows Arctic Sea ice. (National Snow & Ice Data Center via AP).

Senate Panel Seeks to Protect Mars Program From Wholesale Changes

From wsj.com | Archived Version

In an unusual bipartisan move, the Senate Commerce Committee is expected to adopt a bill next week intended keep the next president from making wholesale changes to NASA's plans to send astronauts to Mars by the mid-2030s.

Sister of black man killed by Oklahoma police says he was unarmed

From chicagotribune.com | Archived Version

Police work the scene of a shooting late Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 in Tulsa, Okla. A Tulsa police officer shot and killed a black man who ignored repeated requests to put up his hands before reaching into an SUV that was stalled in the middle of a street ...

Smiley Miley! Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Hold Hands on Dinner Date in N.Y.C.

From people.com | Archived Version

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth were spotted holding hands - again! - en route to a dinner date in New York City's Meatpacking District on Friday night.

Space race redux: Despite SpaceX setback, a wave of Southern California rocket-makers capitalize on new economy

From pasadenastarnews.com | Archived Version

North American Aviation, Inglewood, CA Woman working on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in Inglewood, Calif.

Syria, Russia: Coalition airstrike kills regime forces

From cnn.com | Archived Version

(CNN) As a delicate ceasefire appeared to be holding, the Syrian military said an airstrike Saturday by the US-led coalition hit a regime military position in eastern Syria.

Team USA stunned by Team Europe in World Cup of Hockey opener: 5 takeaways

From cbssports.com | Archived Version

usaloseseur.jpg Team USA is in a deep hole after one game at the World Cup of Hockey. USATSI. Team USA may have all but sealed its World Cup fate on the first day of the tournament.

The Latest: Al-Qaida-linked group condemns Syria truce deal

From news9.com | Archived Version

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the conflict in Syria, where a fragile cease-fire has entered its fifth day. (all times local): 11:30 p.m.. The leader of an al-Qaida-linked insurgent group in Syria has condemned a U.S. and Russian-brokered cease-fire ...

Trudeau, Gates raise billions for AIDS, TB and malaria fight

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

TORONTO - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that a record $12.9 billion has been raised for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria over the next three years.

Trump distorts Clinton's immigration position in pitch to grieving families

From politico.com | Archived Version

HOUSTON -- Donald Trump promised justice to the families of people killed by undocumented immigrants, as he wrongly claimed that Hillary Clinton wants to "abolish" the country's borders during a speech here Saturday morning.

US, Iraqi troops close in on last ISIS-held city

From cnn.com | Archived Version

Venezuela summit draws few leaders in blow to Maduro

From reuters.com | Archived Version

Supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro gather in a street near the Venetur Hotel Convention Center where the 17th Non-Aligned Summit takes place in Porlamar, Venezuela September 16, 2016.

Why a reporter was just arrested outside a Donald Trump event

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

Vice News reports that one of its journalists, Alex Thompson, was arrested outside a Donald Trump campaign event in Houston on Saturday after inquiring about a media credential.