Search Posts

Month: October 2019

Switzerland beats Ireland 2-0 in Euro 2020 qualifying

AP Published 2:00 p.m. MT Oct. 15, 2019 | Updated 3:34 p.m. MT Oct. 15, 2019 GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland regained control of its European Championship qualifying destiny by beating outmanned Ireland 2-0 in the tight Group D on Tuesday. Haris Seferovic gave the Swiss a deserved early lead with a low shot from just outside the area. With the last kick of the game, an own goal by Shane Duffy settled an often testy […]

Gina Rodriguez apologizes for singing n-word on Instagram

Actress Gina Rodriguez is facing backlash on social media after she posted a video of herself singing the n-word on Instagram Tuesday. The “Jane the Virgin” actress later deleted the video and apologized. “Hey, what’s up everybody. I just wanted to reach out and apologize,” she said. “I am sorry. I am sorry if I offended anyone by singing along to the Fugees, to a song that I love, that I grew up on. I […]

Digital Trends Live: Made By Google wrap-up, Fortnite Chapter 2, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, hosts Greg Nibler and Luke Larsen break down the biggest trending tech topics of the day, including a recap of the Made By Google event, a Fortnite Chapter 2 trailer, Ford’s trunk drone, Gita the grocery-carrying robot, and more. Nibler talks with Lindsay Gorrill, chief executive officer of Kore Power, a company focused on building data center batteries, about putting green power into grid storage. We then go […]

Backlash toward Facebook: #DeleteFacebook trends after report Zuckerberg secretly dined with conservatives

Mountain View, California — The hashtag #DeleteFacebook picked up steam Monday, CBS San Francisco says. It was trending on Twitter after Politico reported Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg held secret dinner meetings at his home over the summer with conservative figures including talk show hosts and journalists. The hashtag attracted some 54,000 tweets as of Monday night, CBS San Francisco says. Zuckerberg took to Facebook Monday to address the report. He said in part, “To be clear, I […]

Trump criticized over Turkey, Taco Bell issues recall & more: What’s trending today

Associated Press Today’s top trending stories Read more about why both Democrats and Republicans are frustrated with the president, why Taco Bell issued a beef recall, and check out other stories trending online today. Lawmakers push for stronger sanctions Following moves by the White House to increase some tariffs on Turkey as well as issuing other sanctions, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are criticizing the moves as too little and too light. Taco […]

’Ms Romney’ Trends After People Remind GOP Chairwoman Decrying ‘Nepotism’ She’s Mitt Romney’s Niece

In an October 15 tweet, Ronna McDaniel, Republican National Committee (RNC) chairwoman, granddaughter of former Michigan Governor George Romney and niece of Senator Mitt Romney, has accused Hunter Biden of benefiting from nepotism in his Ukrainian business dealings. The tweet has caused the phrase “Ms. Romney” to trend on Twitter, with many pointing out the irony of McDaniel’s charge about a former vice president’s son. Many were quick to remind McDaniel that members of her […]