Brittney Griner to attend preliminary court hearing behind closed doors, lawyer says

Brittney Griner to attend preliminary court hearing behind closed doors, lawyer says

Griner has been held in Russia since February 17 on accusations of alleged attempted drug smuggling and has been officially classified as “wrongfully detained,” a US State Department official told CNN in May. According to Boykov, the court hearing will be held behind closed doors at the Khimki city court just outside Moscow at 7 …

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China Built Your iPhone.  Will It Build Your Next Car?

China Built Your iPhone. Will It Build Your Next Car?

Rumors of an Apple electric car project have long excited investors and iPhone enthusiasts. Almost a decade after details of the project leaked, the Cupertino-mobile remains mythical—but that hasn’t stopped other consumer electronics companies from surging ahead. On the other side of the world, people will soon be able to order a vehicle from the …

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I used AI to help Nvidia design an 800W version of the RTX 4090

I used AI to help Nvidia design an 800W version of the RTX 4090

I’m not above a little derivative foolishness of a bleak monday morning. And so I asked the AI ​​painter de jour, DALL-E mini (opens in new tab)to help visualize what an 800W RTX 4090 (opens in new tab) might look like should the green team go all out. I think DALL-E has actually nailed the …

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How a leap of faith led Tyrone Taleni from Samoa to USC for a sport he never played

How a leap of faith led Tyrone Taleni from Samoa to USC for a sport he never played

Until his cousin, Bernard Afutiti, visited from the mainland nearly five years ago, the notion of playing college football had never occurred to Tyrone Taleni. And why would it? Taleni didn’t know football. He’d neither played nor spent any time watching the sport. Sure, football might be ingrained into the cultural fabric of nearby American …

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Gareth Bale signing with LAFC showcases how MLS is winning over European stars

Gareth Bale signing with LAFC showcases how MLS is winning over European stars

Gareth Bale takes a shot during a World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria in March. Bale, a standout for Real Madrid, has agreed to a deal with LAFC. (Matt Dunham/Associated Press) So, let me get this right: LAFC is helping Gareth Bale take down the United States? Once the world’s most expensive soccer player, …

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This 'underappreciated' black swan could bring fresh chaos to the global economy

This ‘underappreciated’ black swan could bring fresh chaos to the global economy

New week, same bounce. Stock futures point to fresh gains as investors grow optimistic that a bond route is ending, and the Fed’s rate-hike plans will get pruned due to a global slowdown. Of course, that optimism comes as discontent grows around the world from high commodity prices that have driven up food prices, crimped …

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3 Social Security Misconceptions You Can't Afford to Get Wrong |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

3 Social Security Misconceptions You Can’t Afford to Get Wrong | personal-finance

(Maurie Backman) Social Security has been around for a long time, and certain aspects of the program can change from year to year. But Social Security has a number of basic rules it’s important to know about. And buying into these misconceptions could leave you with less money during retirement. 1. Benefits are only reduced …

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'Robbing Peter to pay Paul': Romans explains what a gas tax holiday is

Premarket: Price cap on Russian oil could shake up the market

Russia’s government is making just as much money from energy exports as it was before the invasion. Meanwhile, inflation is surging globally, adding to political pressure on heads of state such as US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron. “The goal here is to starve Russia, starve Putin …

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