NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two-times winner Venus Williams was tested by unseeded Puerto Rican Monica Puig but prevailed in three sets on Monday to give the Williams family a positive start on opening day at the U.S. Open.
If you felt bad for the folks who work at “discreet encounter” site Ashley Madison, don’t. They’re just fine, apparently. According to this lovely press release, the company behind Ashley Madison, Avid Media, has had “hundreds of thousands of morons who want their info stolen people sign up for the service” since the hack heard round the world.
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A flood in a zoo in Russia’s far eastern city of Ussuriysk has left 14 brown bears waiting for rescue in their half-submerged cages.
By Robert Kieckhefer, UPI Racing Writer
WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) — American Pharoah defeated and may be retired, Flintshire victorious and headed for the Arc, headling one of the top weekends of the racing summer
Despite the attention over the past year, the lack of diversity in tech — both in race and gender — has not markedly changed. Only 3 percent of tech CEOs are women, and just 15 percent of startups have at least one female founder. Most agree that something needs to be done, but much of the attention is misplaced into a caricature. What’s missing? The role of women as angel… Read More