Beyoncé becomes first Black woman to top country charts with “Texas Hold ‘Em”

Beyoncé on Wednesday became the first Black woman to score a No. 1 hit in the history of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs, after “Texas Hold ‘Em” debuted at the top of the chart. “Texas Hold ‘Em,” a twangy, feel-good ode to the pop superstar’s home state, and the lead single off her forthcoming eighth studio […]

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Israeli Rape-Crisis Group Report Finds ‘Systematic’ Sexual Violence on and After Oct. 7

An Israeli organization that supports survivors of sexual abuse released a report on Wednesday that concluded that acts of sexual violence against Israelis during and after the Hamas-led attack on Oct. 7 were “systematic and widespread.” “The report finds that the Hamas attack included brutal acts of violent rape, often involving threats with weapons, specifically

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Nvidia Says Growth Will Continue as A.I. Hits ‘Tipping Point’

Nvidia, the kingpin of chips powering artificial intelligence, on Wednesday released quarterly financial results that again showed torrid growth and said the increases would continue, underlining how it has become one of the world’s most valuable companies. Nvidia is one of the most visible winners of the A.I. boom and one of the tech stocks,

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Messi, Suarez and the instinctive moves that Inter Miami will need to win the MLS

Major League Soccer (MLS) is set to kick off today, with Leo Messi and Luis Suarez as the main attractions. The Herons, after a challenging preseason tour, will host Real Salt Lake at DRV PNK Stadium this evening (8 pm ET / 5 pm PT) on the opening day. The arrival of Luis Suarez, who

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Report: Dom DiSandro suspension impacted Nick Sirianni during games

At a time when FS1 host Craig Carton has hinted at (but has not disclosed) a potentially salacious “real reason” for the implosion of the Eagles in 2023, long-time Eagles reporter Derrick Gunn has offered something more concrete, and far less juicy. According to Gunn, the banishment of Eagles security chief Dom DiSandro from the

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Messi kicks off his 'first' full MLS tonight: can anyone match Inter Miami?

The MLS season in the United States kicks off tonight with Real Salt Lake visiting an Inter Miami side featuring Lionel Messi, Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, and new addition Luis Suarez. This marks Messi‘s first full MLS season, as last year’s was already underway when he joined Inter, who were struggling to make the playoffs

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Thursday Briefing: U.S. Warnings About a Russian Space Weapon

The U.S. warned that Russia could put a nuclear weapon in space U.S. intelligence agencies have told their closest European allies that if Russia is going to launch a nuclear weapon into orbit, it will probably do so this year. But, they warned, it might instead launch a harmless “dummy” warhead to leave the West

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A killing in Spain points to Russia and Putin’s sense of impunity

The pastel-hued village where Russian pilot Maksim Kuzminov settled on the coast of Spain must have seemed a world away from the war he thought he had escaped last year when he defected to Ukraine. But the discovery of his bullet-riddled body last week appeared to deliver a menacing new signal from Moscow that those

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