Daily Archives: July 7, 2018

Judge weighs in on elder abuse case surrounding Marvel's Stan Lee

The private struggle over the care and legacy of Marvel mastermind Stan Lee played out in public Friday in a Los Angeles courtroom as lawyers working with his daughter shoved aside a previous attorney and reasserted that they represent the 95-year-old Lee. They were granted an elder-abuse restraining order against a former manager of Lee, just as the previous attorney ...

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At least 38 dead, dozens missing as heavy rain hits Japan

Torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in southwestern Japan on Saturday, with local media casualty reports climbing quickly. Public broadcaster NHK said 38 people were dead, four were injured seriously and 47 were missing.  Television footage showed a residential area in Okayama prefecture seeped in brown water spreading like a huge lake. Some people fled to rooftops ...

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Stop robocalls, free TV, anonymous browsing and more: Tech Q&A

File photo.  (REUTERS/Kacper Pempel ) Robocall Reboot Q: I am so tired of robocalls. Is there any way to stop them for good? A: The robocall is like the mosquito of telecommunications, bugging us to the point of madness. So why do companies (and criminals) still cling to such an obnoxious method? Well, it works. Enough people still relent or ...

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Trump wants a show with NAFTA, not a deal with Canada

A funny tweet popped up on my feed recently. It was in response to a rambling speech delivered by U.S. President Donald Trump in South Carolina. After accusing our prime minister of high crimes in an unprecedented volley of barbs and insults after the G7 meeting in Quebec, Trump said:  “Canada, you know, Canada? Nice guy, nice guy, prime minister Justin. I ...

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New auto tariffs would batter German carmakers

Straight outta South Carolina THE menace to Americans from immigration of the wrong sort is immense, according to President Donald Trump. The list of items he wants to deter from crossing the border includes objects as well as people, and one in particular holds his attention. In trade terms, he told Fox News on July 1st, “the cars are the ...

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Photos show minivan embedded in side of house after crash

Firefighters in Wisconsin found a minivan embedded in the side of home after responding to a report of an accident.  (Newburg Fire Department) A Wisconsin fire department has posted photos of a minivan embedded in the side of a home after a crash. “This was not your typical accident that you would expect to respond to,” the Newburg Fire Department ...

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