Conor McGregor says he's retiring from MMA fighting

Twitter went wild after popular mixed martial arts (MMA) star Conor McGregor announced his retirement. Many critics blasted the announcement as a publicity stunt for more money or attention — and others said this decision might have something to with the death of his friend and MMA star Joao Carvalho. Is McGregor really retiring? Or is he just looking for more money, a new contract or attention? S…
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Is Snapchat's 420 filter digital 'blackface'?

The un-official holiday celebrates the stickiest of the icky. Lots of people and organizations join the fun with weed jokes. Hey, it's 2016! Snapchat played along by creating a filter that turned a users face into the likeness of Bob Marley. It included dreadlocks and digital blackface. Blackface is never cool. Snapchat says the lens was "created in partnership with the Bob Marley Estate, and give…
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Ted Cruz got trounced in the New York primary

How bad was Ted Cruz's New York primary night? He didn't win a single county, and lost to Ben Carson in one district. Ben Carson dropped out of the race nearly two months ago. Following the loss, the Associated Press says he's mathematically eliminated from the nomination during the first ballot at the convention. While some are calling for him to drop out - others who, desperately don't want Dona…
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Pat Boone accuses 'Saturday Night Live' of anti-Christian bias

Actor-singer Pat Boone is not happy with the recent "Saturday Night Live" parody of his latest movie, "God’s Not Dead 2." In Boone's film, a public school teacher is persecuted for answering a student’s question about Jesus. In the "SNL" parody, a trailer for a movie titled "God is a Boob Man," a Christian woman is taken to court by a gay couple and a Jewish ACLU lawyer for refusing to declare tha…
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Calvin Klein just lost its two designers

Calvin Klein just lost its two designers: creative directors Francisco Costa and Italo Zucchelli. According to the company, the move is part of a larger change to unify the fashion house under "one vision." The move is leading many to speculate that Raf Simons will take over the brand – but fashionistas seem to have mixed feelings. Raf has been focusing on his own brand, after spending three years…
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Loyola University coach Sheryl Swoopes under investigation

Every generation of athletes thinks the younger generation can't take the pressure. Are some coaches getting out of hand? Or do student athletes need to toughen up? Take this week's series of complaints against NCAA coaches. After ten players transferred or requested to be released from their scholarships, Loyola University Chicago launched an internal investigation into complaints against their w…
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Update: Harriet Tubman expected to replace Andrew Jackson on $20 bill

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNN Money that Alexander Hamilton's face will remain on the $10 bill following the popularity of the Broadway musical "Hamilton." Lew is expected to announce this week that Andrew Jackson — one of the more unpopular presidents — will be replaced on the $20 bill with a prominent woman, according to a government source as CNN Money reported. Update: Harriet Tubman —…
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Should Bernie Sanders throw in the towel after NY?

"Despite a string of victories, the delegate math is inescapable." So starts a Vanity Fair piece about Bernie Sander's presidential run. Lots of people are "feeling the Bern," but if you look at the numbers, it seems like Bernie won't be able to win the nomination. After the New York primary, where Clinton is projected to win, it may become an inescapable fact. Bernie has been leading the charge f…
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'Smarttress' detects if partner is cheating

Don't "creep" on your suspicious boo or they might catch you in bed in a new, innovative way! The Smarttress product claims its sensors can detect if a third party (or more) is in your bed getting busy. Alerts will be sent to your smartphone if the "Lover Detection System" catches any "intense" behavior in bed. But is the sensational product worth $1,750? Or is just a creepy way for people to spy…
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Philadelphia Flyers fans & players disgrace themselves in Game 3

The Washington Capitals trounced the Philadelphia Flyers 6-1 in Game 3, taking a 3-0 series lead, but not before the game got seriously ugly on and off the ice. Illegal and seriously dangerous hits on several Capitals players led to an all-out brawl in the third period. Flyers fans began pelting the ice, refs, and even Capitals team members with wristbands they'd been given as part of a pregame li…
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