LOS ANGELES - Get ready to buy some new headphones with you next iPhone: Apple is going to ship the iPhone 7 without a headphone jack, making it necessary to either use Bluetooth headphones or headphones that can be plugged into the phone's lightning port, according to a new Bloomberg report.
WASHINGTON - Republicans disenchanted with Donald Trump as the party's presidential candidate plan to put forth a conservative alternative, former top House Republican aide and former CIA officer Evan McMullin, his new campaign announced on Monday, Aug. 8 The development was first reported by MSNBC and BuzzFeed. McMullin could not be immediately reached for comment.
LOS ANGELES - Hulu is moving to an all-subscription model, eliminating the ad-supported service that has let users watch thousands of TV episodes in the nine years since it first launched.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Monday, Aug. 8, it would buy online retailer Jet.com for about $3 billion, the largest-ever deal for an e-commerce startup, as it races to build a Web business to better compete with Amazon.com Inc. Wal-Mart's online business has struggled, posting its slowest growth in a year in the latest quarter, and the Jet deal reflected management's eagerness to prioritize online growth.
BRUSSELS - A man wielding a machete and yelling "Allahu Akbar!" (God is greatest) injured two female police officers outside the main police station in the southern Belgian city of...
RIO DE JANEIRO - Unflappable American teenager Virginia Thrasher won the firstgold medal of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday, holding her nerve against two Chinese Olympic champions to clinch the women's 10m air rifle event. The 19-year-old U.S. college champion edged out China's Du Li, gold in Athens in 2004, with an Olympic-record score of 208 in the sport's new finals format. Defending Olympic champion Yi Siling, also of China, took the bronze medal.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The Rio de Janeiro Olympics got off to a shambolic start on Saturday with fans queuing for hours to enter the stadium and some missing their events as many athletes competed in front of eerily empty stands. Games organizers apologized for dropping the ball on the first day of full competition, the morning after a dazzling opening ceremony, as iconic venues such as beach volleyball on the famed Copacabana beach saw only a few hundred spectators.
NEW YORK - More than 40 concertgoers were injured on Friday night when a railing collapsed at an amphitheater where rapper Snoop Dogg was performing in Camden, New Jersey, officials said. One person sustained serious injuries and was in stable condition at a local hospital, according to Dan Keashen, a spokesman for Camden County. Others suffered broken bones and a variety of minor injuries.
WASHINGTON - The White House has released a redacted version of President Barack Obama's policy on drone strikes abroad following a freedom of information lawsuit filed last year, the American...
CLEVELAND -- In the first inning Thursday the Cleveland Indians had something they had only once in the previous three games and 27 innings: the lead. After three innings they had an ever bigger lead: 4-0. "That helps, because we got beat around the ballpark for the last three days," said Indians manager Terry Francona. On Thursday the Indians got the lead and kept it, as four home runs helped power Cleveland to a needed 9-2 win over the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field.