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Watch: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' pays homage to action films in Season 6 trailer

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Andy Samberg becomes an action movie hero in the new trailer for "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" Season 6.

Reserve your driving time to reduce traffic congestion

40 min ago from Physorg

For his thesis, EPFL Ph.D. student Raphaël Lamotte studied rush-hour traffic congestion. He suggests implementing a system whereby commuters reserve time on a special traffic lane – like booking a...

Court: Britain can unilaterally decide to stay in EU

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The EU Court of Justice ruled Monday Britain can unilaterally decide to scrap its Brexit plans and hold a second referendum on the issue.

16 of the Most Interesting Ancient Board and Dice Games

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From the forerunner to backgammon to a Norse strategy game called Viking chess, here's a look at the fascinating games played in our very distant past.

Trump undone: Saudi prince, 'Tariff Man,' Bush comparisons

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Has Donald Trump finally undone himself, meaning that at best he will be a one-term president?

South Korea’s unemployment benefit to reach record level

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South Korea has seen the biggest increase in the number of people claiming unemployment benefits with the combined state expenses to support job seekers expected to reach a record level.

SoftBank aims to raise $23bn on Japan mobile unit IPO

3 hours ago from Physorg

Telecoms giant and technology investor SoftBank Group aims to raise over $23 billion by listing its Japanese mobile unit next week in one of the biggest tech IPOs in years.

Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex

4 hours ago from Physorg

New York officials say their deal to land a new Amazon headquarters is a big win for the city—but the math is a little more complicated than government projections indicate.

Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged, served with fresh arrest warrant

4 hours ago from Physorg

Japanese prosecutors Monday formally charged Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary and also served a fresh warrant on separate allegations, meaning the tycoon will likely spend Christmas...

Brexit is leading to higher energy prices: study

4 hours ago from Physorg

Consumers paid on average £75 more in the year after the EU referendum for gas and electricity, according to research by UCL.

Most people overestimate total number of US gun owners

4 hours ago from Physorg

Most people vastly overestimate the population of gun owners in the United States, and it potentially influences how groups approach gun policies, according to a study by two University of...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk taunts US financial regulatory agency

5 hours ago from Physorg

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, openly derided the US Securities and Exchange Commission in an interview aired Sunday, having settled fraud charges with the regulatory agency over an errant...

Patrick Mahomes leads Chiefs to improbable win over Ravens

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The riddle of Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs offense appeared solved by the Baltimore Ravens defense Sunday.

Chargers beat Bengals, reach 10 wins for first time since 2009

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The Los Angeles Chargers outlasted the Cincinnati Bengals 26-21 on Sunday at ROKiT Field at StubHub Center.

Improving Cleveland Browns hand Carolina Panthers fifth straight loss

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For the first time since 2014, the Cleveland Browns have won back-to-back home games after beating the Carolina Panthers 26-20 on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Green Bay Packers beat skidding Atlanta Falcons in Joe Philbin's debut

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With a 34-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers interim head coach Joe Philbin could afford to joke about his failed replay challenges.

Heisman winner Kyler Murray's future not in NFL, Scott Boras says

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Oklahoma Sooners quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray will not be playing in the NFL next season, according to agent Scott Boras.

Gareth Bale leads Real Madrid to win vs. Huesca

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Welsh forward Gareth Bale scored the only goal in Real Madrid's 1-0 win against Huesca in La Liga on Sunday at El Alcoraz Stadium in Huesca, Spain.

Macron plans 'important announcements' after fourth week of protests

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More than 1,000 people were arrested during another weekend of protests in France, as President Emmanuel Macron plans talks with business leaders, trade unions.

GM fights to retain key tax credit amid plant closing plans

21 hours ago from Physorg

General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to...

China summons U.S. ambassador afrer Huawei CFO arrest

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Chinas summoned the U.S. ambassador after Huawei Technologies's CFO was arrested in Canada for allegedly violating U.S. sanctions on selling technology to Iran.

Post Malone confirmed for 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' broadcast

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Post Malone will be part of the "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest" broadcast, ABC announced.

Tech gift ideas from Techno Claus

22 hours ago from CBSNews - Science

Ho ho ho! David Pogue, disguised as a jolly man in red, emerges from the "Sunday Morning" chimney to share some gift suggestions for those on your list who love...

Tyler Perry, Kid Rock pay off holiday layaway bills for strangers

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Tyler Perry and Kid Rock paid off hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Walmart layaway bills to help strangers have a happier holiday season.

These are our favorite science books of 2018

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Science News writers and editors pick which science books were this year’s must-reads.

GM plant closing not expected to stall Detroit's rebound

1 day ago from Physorg

General Motors' planned shutdown of its Detroit-Hamtramck plant would leave only one auto assembly factory in the city known for "putting America on wheels," but the closure and job losses...

SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

1 day ago from Physorg

A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a communication drop-out.

Slow recycler Turkey seeks better uses for its trash

1 day ago from Physorg

Turkish woman Tulay Gercek stands in front of a vending machine at a busy Istanbul metro station but instead of putting coins into a slot, she crams plastic bottles into...