Fox News viewers flock to Trump's holiday speech

The Fourth of July meant hot dogs, fireworks and President Donald Trump for many Fox News viewers. The Nielsen company said Fox News reached an average of 4.09 million viewers between 6 and 8 last Thursday evening for its coverage of Trump’s much-discussed holiday parade in Washington, D.C. The audience …

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Chernobyl nuclear site to become 'official tourist attraction'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChernobyl’s post-human landscape The area surrounding Chernobyl – the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident – is to be turned into a tourist site, Ukraine’s president says. President Volodymyr Zelensky signed a decree on Wednesday that set out plans for new …

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Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China

Canada’s beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues. The money is going to six different projects, Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau said Wednesday during a visit to the Calgary Stampede. READ MORE: After …

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Megan Rapinoe leads US women's soccer team in World Cup celebration

U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe led her World Cup-winning team in celebration during a ticker-tape parade in New York City on Wednesday. Rapinoe, who has taken the lead in the team’s fight for equal pay, spoke to the crowd about their plight against the U.S. Soccer Federation over alleged …

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AMD Radeon RX 5700 review

The Radeon RX 5700 is the second of AMD’s new Navi 10 graphics cards, sporting the new / improved RDNA architecture and playing second fiddle to the RX 5700 XT’s leading role. It’s a story we’ve seen many times over the years—the RX 570 was a modest step down from …

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For HBO Max, streaming technology is anything but a commodity

For any streaming video provider, a big event like Game of Thrones might have been nerve-racking. HBO, however, says it came prepared for the final season and its 4.7 million concurrent streaming viewers across both HBO Go and HBO Now. Season 8 of Game of Thrones was the first in …

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See who tops Forbes' list of highest-paid entertainers

Usually when you see Taylor Swift, Kanye West and the Kardashian-Jenner clan mentioned together it’s about a feud — but this time, it’s because these celebrities have all reached a major peak in their careers. They’ve made Forbes’ list of the 100 highest-paid entertainers. At the top of Forbes’ list, which was …

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Alligator on the loose: Chicago searches for roaming reptile

All eyes in Chicago on Wednesday were on a man named Alligator Bob, who was paddling around a lagoon in the city searching for – well, you can guess. Alligators are, safe to say, not a common sighting this far north, and its appearance has both shocked and charmed. The …

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Android Q nears final release with Beta 5 update

Android Q gets security updates without rebooting (CNET) Stephanie Cuthbertson, Google’s senior director of Android, speaks at Google I/O 2019. Google on Wednesday released the fifth beta update for Android Q. The update is available through the Android Beta Program for eligible devices, including Google’s Pixel phone lineup. According to …

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