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Star Trek: Discovery Trailer Shows New Cast; Release Date Set For Fall

The first trailer for the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery TV series has finally arrived, and you can watch it right now. We get a look at the new ship, many of the characters, and a variety of alien worlds. The Star Trek: Discovery trailer (above) also sets up a conflict with the Klingons, which appears to be a major focus of the show. It also confirms a fall release window, though there still isn’t an exact date. In addition to the trailer’s debut, we also got our first look at ...

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After Kawhi Leonard limps off, Spurs fall to epic comeback in Golden State

11:53 PM ET OAKLAND, Calif. — Kawhi Leonard walked slowly and deliberately through the quiet loser’s locker room. No limp, no brace, no tape covering the sprained left ankle that buckled with 7 minutes, 53 seconds left in the third quarter of the San Antonio Spurs’ 113-111 loss Sunday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals to the Golden State Warriors. In fact, the All-Star forward never deviated from his normal, pigeon-toed gait on the way to the athletic training room. The only strangeness witnessed here is the fact ...

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Microsoft to Revamp Windows 10’s Look With Fall Creators Update

Windows 10 is now running on 500 million devices. Sure, Microsoft had to pester and annoy many people to upgrade, but now there are that many more users who will get the newly announced Fall Creators Update. That’s the placeholder name for Microsoft’s next big Windows 10 update, which as you might guess, will roll out this fall. Microsoft announced the new update at the Build conference, and it might look a lot different. Perhaps the most prominent change for the average user will be the launch of the Microsoft ...

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Girl, 11, dies after Drayton Manor theme park fall

An 11-year-old girl has died after falling from a rapids ride at Drayton Manor theme park. The Splash Canyon attraction was shut on Tuesday after the girl, who was on a school trip, fell into the water. Staffordshire Police said the victim, believed to be from the Leicester area, was airlifted to Birmingham Children’s Hospital at about 14:20 BST. She was confirmed dead shortly after arrival at hospital. The Health and Safety Executive has been informed of the incident. Supt Carl Ratcliffe, from Staffordshire Police, said: “Specially-trained officers are supporting ...

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Trump vows premiums will fall, but these Obamacare insurers want big hikes for 2018

House passes bill to replace Obamacare President Trump may promise that health insurance will get cheaper, but that’s not stopping insurers from asking for big premium hikes for next year. Insurers are starting to file their 2018 rate requests with state regulators, and the initial results aren’t pretty. Maryland and Virginia just released what carriers want to charge consumers on the states’ Obamacare exchanges. It’s still early in the process, and regulators likely won’t approve increases as large as the companies are requesting. But the filings show that some carriers ...

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Greenroom nightmare: Inside Aaron Rodgers' draft-day fall

7:45 AM ET “It’s not so funny when you’re the last one in the green room.” — Aaron Rodgers, draft day, 2005 The day before the 2005 NFL draft, Aaron Rodgers joked with a few other prospects that they should throw some money in a pool to see who would be the last one called out of the green room at the Javits Convention Center in New York. By the time Rodgers was picked at No. 24 by the Green Bay Packers, the rest of the players were long gone. ...

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Biggest fall in UK retail sales in seven years

UK retail sales posted their biggest quarterly fall in seven years in March, as the prices of everyday goods continued to climb. By volume, sales were down 1.4% on the preceding quarter, and down 1.8% compared with February 2017, according to the Office for National Statistics. In the quarter, they fell across all types of shop except those selling textiles, clothing and footwear. But the total amount spent was still higher than a year ago. ‘Clouds gathering’ Kate Davies, senior statistician at the ONS, said: “This is the first time ...

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Agent: D. Johnson hurt in fall ahead of Masters

7:52 PM ET ESPN.com news services AUGUSTA, Ga. — Dustin Johnson took a serious fall on a staircase Wednesday and injured his lower back, and his manager said it was uncertain whether the world’s No. 1 golfer would be able to play in the Masters. It was a stunning development on an otherwise quiet day at Augusta National, where the course was shut down at 1:30 p.m. because of storms. The real calamity struck a few hours later. Dustin Johnson took what his agent called a “serious fall” down a ...

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Chinese exports fall as Beijing braces for Trump

America’s complicated, critical trade relations with China Donald Trump has attacked China for using underhanded means to boost its exports at America’s expense. But right now, the view from Beijing isn’t looking so rosy. Chinese exports fell 2% last year, according to official data released Friday. That’s the biggest annual decline since 2009. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Sports Direct chairman lambasts critics as profits fall

Sports Direct chairman Keith Hellawell has lambasted critics of the sportswear firm, saying an “extreme political, union and media campaign” has damaged its reputation. Sports Direct also reported a big drop in half-year profits, which it blamed partly on the fall in the pound. The retailer, which has been criticised over working conditions, said reported pre-tax profits fell 25% to £140.2m. However, the firm added that it would be buying a corporate jet for £40m. Chief executive Mike Ashley said the past six months had been “tough for our people ...

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