Basketball: Simmons opts out of World Cup in blow for Australia

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s hopes of claiming a maiden basketball World Cup have been dealt a blow, with Ben Simmons opting out of the tournament to focus on his NBA preparations. FILE PHOTO: Apr 6, 2019; Chicago, IL, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) makes a pass against Chicago …

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Nokia 2.2 with Android One is now on sale in the U.S. for just $139

The Nokia 2.2, which made its debut in international markets last month, is now available in the U.S. If you’re interested, you can now pick up the Android One smartphone for just $139 from Amazon and Best Buy in Black and Steel color options. Starting August 4, the smartphone will …

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Tonight’s best TV: “Pearson” premieres on USA Network and more

Pearson (USA at 10) Jessica Pearson tries to redeem herself after she was disbarred as a high-powered attorney. Gina Torres reprises her role in this Suits spinoff. (Scott Everett White/USA Network) (All times Eastern.) The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu streaming) After her walking partner gets hurt, June is forced to stay …

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Heat wave expected to bake two-thirds of nation through weekend

A “major heat wave” is expected to bake two-thirds of the nation through this weekend, with forecasters calling for temperatures to soar across much of the central and eastern U.S., the National Weather Service said. Many in those areas could see the hottest temperatures of the year, thanks to a …

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Talking about sex no longer so taboo in the Arab world

Image caption Sexologists, like Lebanese Sandrine Atallah, say Arab society should be more open talking about intimate issues Over the past year, I have criss-crossed the Arab world for the BBC, making a series of short films on some of the women and men who are rewriting the rules – …

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See Mysterio In Action In Marvel Strike Force

FoxNext’s mobile game continues to grow its massive roster of collectible Marvel characters. We already knew Mysterio was coming to Marvel Strike Force, but details were scarce outside of a teaser gameplay video from the initial Sinister Six announcement last month. This time, FoxNext went into detail on what players …

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