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Source: New York Times

As Workouts Intensify, a Harmful Side Effect Grows More Common

Today 01:32 GMT

On occasion there have been large clusters of college athletes hospitalized with it after particularly grueling workouts.

Doctors say they are now seeing more of it among weekend warriors driven in part by the popularity of high-intensity workouts. Spinning in particular has gained a huge following; large chains like FlyWheel, SoulCycle and others report millions of rides and tens of millions in annual sales.

Source: NBC News

Why is only 1 side of aluminum foil shiny?

Today 01:32 GMT

Mazza had an answer for us!.. "The difference in appearance between dull and shiny is due to the foil manufacturing process," he said. "In the final rolling step, two layers of foil are passed through the rolling mill at the same time.

Non-Stick foil actually has a protective coating on one side, so the company recommends only placing food on the side marked "non-stick" for maximum efficiency. If both sides of traditional foil can be used the same way, what's the reason for the difference in appearance?

Source: CBS News

Kate Upton trains with Marines for charity

Today 01:32 GMT

 Kate Upton is used to working out to prepare for swimsuit photo shoots, but it still wasn't easy for the model to do a workout with the U.S. Marines.

I have few more workouts to go before I'm ready ?? #rucktohonor #winsforwarriors Thank you GySgt Sara Pacheco! #UnlikeAny #UAFreedom

Source: Common Domain

Adrian Gonzalez collects 2,000th hit during Dodgers' 8-5 battering of Pirates

Today 01:33 GMT

A modest crowd at PNC Park rose to salute his achievement, the 2,000th hit of his career, a double down the first base line in the sixth inning of an 8-5 Dodgers victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Gonzalez would come around to score the go-ahead run on a single by Corey Seager as the Dodgers conducted a night-long battering of Pirates pitchers.

Source: Common Domain

This Labor Day, over 16 million people are expected to fly — how to minimize the headache

Today 01:33 GMT

“Know when to say when: if the trip is not going to happen, if it’s canceled and you can’t be rebooked, get your refund, take the money, and have a barbecue at home,” he said.

There will be at least 16.1 million airline passengers this Labor Day weekend, up 5% from the 15.4 million who flew during this period last year, the airline trade organization Airlines for America is predicting. That means an average of 110,000 more passengers will be making their way through airports across the U.S. each day.

Source: Common Domain

FTSE 100 wobbles as WPP shares tumble

Today 01:33 GMT

WPP bruised: Shares of WPP PLC WPP, -11.48%   sank 11% after the advertising giant issued a disappointing growth outlook.

Reports suggested the government was backing away from a harder stance on the European Court of Justice’s say in U.K. law.

Source: Common Domain

Brands distancing themselves from Louise Linton's Instagram post

Today 01:32 GMT

Valentino has no qualms in denying any ties to Louise Linton after the new wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin posted on Instagram an image of herself exiting a government plane and provided a slew of designer hashtags.

David Yi sheds some light on 'boy beauty' and has a message for all men — it's time to wake up to makeup (or at least skin care). Retail Happenings: Stella McCartney arrives at South Coast Plaza; Gucci delivers fall's 'it' bag. Olivier Rousteing, Balmain's creative director, brings his French style to a fashion army in L.A.

Source: New York Times

Though No Longer Sheriff, Joe Arpaio Is Still a Polarizing Figure

Today 02:27 GMT

Noemí Romero still shudders when she hears the name Joe Arpaio, the former sheriff responsible for the workplace raid in 2013 when she was arrested and spent two months in jail.

Mr. Trump’s expression of support for Mr. Arpaio, the 85-year-old crusader against illegal immigration, has ignited a debate across Arizona about the tactics used to crack down on Latinos, the reactions the strategy spawned in fueling repudiation by voters who ousted Mr. Arpaio, and the nationalist sentiment stoked by Mr. Trump, one of the former sheriff’s most ardent admirers.

Source: Common Domain

Former USC kicker Matt Boermeester asks court to reverse expulsion; school says girlfriend alleged previous abuse

Today 00:38 GMT

Attorneys for former USC kicker Matt Boermeester have filed a petition in Los Angeles County Superior Court seeking to have his expulsion from the school overturned.

Boermeester, who kicked the winning field goal in the Rose Bowl in January, was removed from the football team later that month after an alleged incident with his girlfriend, Zoe Katz, outside her home. The kicker was expelled in July after an investigation by USC’s Title IX office, though an anonymous appellate panel recommended a two-year suspension.

Source: The Guradian

The US deportation system is verging on lawlessness

Today 02:28 GMT

The immigration adjudication system should operate as a means of sorting out cases under the law, granting the right to remain where merited, rather than simply part of a deportation machine.

Nor does the proposal slow docket growth, because individuals in expedited removal can seek court intervention to present asylum claims and will likely do so if otherwise faced with immediate deportation. Impeding access to a full adjudication will certainly not promote more fair and accurate results, and the plan does nothing to address the existing backlog in the immigration courts.

Source: Reuters

Typhoon Hato batters Hong Kong, streets flooded, flights canceled, trading halted

Today 02:28 GMT

Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong on Wednesday lashing the Asian financial hub with destructive winds and waves which uprooted trees, flooded streets and forced most businesses to close.

More than 400 flights were canceled, financial markets suspended and schools closed as Hato bore down on the city, the first category 10 storm to hit Hong Kong since typhoon Vicente in 2012.

Source: The Week

Game of Thrones has become a terrible show

Wednesday 10:53 GMT

Whatever it used to be, it's now simply the case that Game of Thrones — that sometime iconoclast, that killer of heroes — has become expensive, and toothless, and terrible.

You might recall that Game of Thrones was once rightly celebrated for the narrative boldness with which it dispatched Ned Stark, stunning everyone. How did the show whose toughest lesson was that anyone can die give rise to a season like this one, where apparently nobody can? Jaime's plot armor is so thick it floats, even when he's shown sinking into a lake.

Source: NBC News

Trump Returns to Campaign Mode — And Lashes Out

Today 02:28 GMT

“But the DNC’s fundraising struggles make it the exception, not the norm, of Democratic groups in the Trump era, many of which have been inundated by donations from the energized liberal base.”

Transformed a contest that seemed out of reach on October 27, to one that ultimately was decided by fewer than 80,000 votes in three states.

Source: CBS News

Could prop planes turn tide of 16-year Afghan war?

Today 02:28 GMT

As recently as Tuesday, U.S. Air Force officials said they were not only examining ways to expand the training of the Afghan Air Force, but also looking at ramping up American air power and intensifying U.S. airstrikes in light of Washington's new military strategy in Afghanistan.

CBS News correspondent Charlie D'Agata recently got the rare opportunity to watch U.S. fighter pilots training new Afghan pilots on how to wage war over Afghanistan's not-so-friendly skies.

Source: New York Times

Edinburgh’s Fringe, Now 70, Is Having Growing Pains

Wednesday 09:56 GMT

Once a year, the cobbled, medieval streets here host an extra million people, tripling the population of the Scottish capital for the nearly monthlong Edinburgh Fringe Festival, which used to be known as the biggest theater festival in the English-speaking world.

Gone from the main Fringe is much of the rebellious spirit Mr. Sutherland remembers from earlier days, though a movement within the festival — the Free Fringe, which lets performers put on shows for donations — has compensated somewhat.

Source: Common Domain

16-member White House arts committee is latest group to quit Trump

Sunday 15:26 GMT
Source: CBS News

Sen. Kaine says Va. could "probably do better" on state's chosen statues in Capitol

Monday 15:27 GMT
Source: New York Times

Australia Plans More Barriers in Public Spaces After Attacks in Spain

Tuesday 12:43 GMT
Source: Common Domain

The scheme to pump desert water to L.A. could destroy the Mojave. California's Legislature needs to block it

Tuesday 10:56 GMT
Source: New York Times

Stocks Drop as Attacks in Spain Push Investors to Safe Havens

Saturday 13:35 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Cyberattack cost Maersk as much as $300 million and disrupted operations for 2 weeks

Saturday 09:55 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Brooklyn's social housing microgrid rewrites relationships with utility companies

Thursday 09:56 GMT
Source: Washington Post

D.C. fire boat sinks while docked in Southwest Washington

Today 02:27 GMT
Source: Common Domain

George and Amal Clooney's justice foundation gives $1-million grant to combat hate groups

Wednesday 18:11 GMT
Source: Global News

James Damore, Google anti-diversity memo writer, hires Republican Party official as lawyer

Today 02:27 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Three more rangers killed in a deadly month around the world for wildlife defenders

Today 02:28 GMT
Source: Global News

Barcelona boosts security, tries to balance freedom after deadly attacks

Today 02:27 GMT
Source: CBS News

Heavy rains soak parts of Kansas City; death blamed on flash flooding

Wednesday 20:04 GMT
Source: Fox News

Imam planned to blow himself up in Barcelona, suspect says

Today 02:28 GMT

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