Mastiff named Martha crowned world's ugliest dog – CBS News

Mastiff named Martha crowned world's ugliest dog – CBS News

PETALUMA, Calif. — Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion.  In a competition annually dominated by the old, the tiny, and the hairless, the 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff used her lollygagging youth to win the 29th annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest.  She was a favorite of the Northern California crowd from […]

Saturday rematches will decide lineup for CWS finals – ESPN

Saturday rematches will decide lineup for CWS finals – ESPN

OMAHA, Neb. — Let’s try that again. For the second straight year and only the fourth time since the College World Series moved to a two-bracket structure in 1988, prepare for if-necessary, winner-take-all baseball on both sides of the tournament. The NCAA says CWS umpires should have used video replay Friday for a ball that […]

72 percent of the world's most majestic coral reefs have been hit by major heat stress since 2014 – Washington Post

72 percent of the world's most majestic coral reefs have been hit by major heat stress since 2014 – Washington Post

An aerial view of the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of the Whitsunday Islands, along the central coast of Queensland, in November 2014. (Sarah Lai/AFP/Getty Images) Nearly three-quarters of the world’s most majestic coral reefs have suffered severe and repeated heat stress in the past three years, a United Nations report found Friday. The […]

Modi's India The World's 4th Fastest Growing Economy – Forbes

Modi's India The World's 4th Fastest Growing Economy – Forbes

Forbes Modi’s India The World’s 4th Fastest Growing EconomyForbesPrime Minister Modi’s currency experimentation has not stopped India’s vibrant economy, which is the world’s 4th fastest growing economy in the world thus far in 2017. That’s according to the World Bank’s latest edition of Global Economic Prospects … Source link

The Rowdy World of Rap's New Underground – New York Times

The Rowdy World of Rap's New Underground – New York Times

But sometimes, as at the Seattle show, the extreme behavior spills into the real world. Ski Mask the Slump God was attacked onstage while performing in Los Angeles. On social media, Lil Pump bragged about crashing a new Porsche and, after reaching one million followers on Instagram, celebrated with a Xanax-shaped cake. The current XXXTentacion […]

ALIBABA'S JACK MA: New technology 'may cause the Third World War' – Business Insider

ALIBABA'S JACK MA: New technology 'may cause the Third World War' – Business Insider

Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe Alibaba’s chairman and founder, Jack Ma, thinks that new technologies could be a threat to more than just jobs. During an interview with CNBC’s David Faber on Wednesday, Ma said that new technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence could lead to the third World War. “The first […]