Technology 

The best comedies on Netflix this January – CNET

‘Tropic Thunder’ (2008). DreamWorks Pictures If you could use a good pick-me-up, why not watch a good comedy? We’re here to help. We’ve rounded up the best comedy movies (and thrown in a couple of stand-up specials to boot) that are available on Netflix right now.  Admit it: You could use a good laugh. ‘Taladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby’ (2006) Metacritic score: 66 One of Will Ferrell‘s best comedy movies, “Taladega Nights” follows Ricky Bobby’s (Ferrell) absurd and hilarious rise to the top of the Nascar standings, bringing…

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Sport 

Tiger Woods: Jack Nicklaus ‘not interested’ in golf legend’s return to sport

Woods ended 10 months on the sidelines with a share of ninth place on the Albany course in the Bahamas. But while the 18-time Major winning Nicklaus indicated the TV was on in his Florida house, golf’s ‘Golden Bear’ could not be forced into sitting through coverage of Woods seemingly successful return. “I wish Tiger well but I am not going to be watching TV coverage of him competing,” said Nicklaus. “I have watched him play golf for 20-somthing years, so why would I want to watch more. I really…

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Top Stories World 

World War 3: Donald Trump ‘will be forced to launch all out WAR’ with North Korea

A war could be sparked if Pyongyang continues to ignore international demand to end weapons test, Lindsey Graham a Republican senator revealed. He said: “I don’t know how to say it any more direct: If nothing changes, Trump’s gonna have to use the military option, because time is running out.” Donald Trump is “100 per cent made up his mind” that he will not allow Kim to reach the phase where he is able to marry an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US and a miniaturised nuclear warhead,…

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Top Stories World 

SF Mayor Ed Lee, dead at 65, remembered as ‘good man with a good heart’

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Edwin M. Lee, the first Asian-American mayor of San Francisco, died suddenly early Tuesday morning. He was 65. The city’s 43rd mayor, Lee died at 1:11 a.m. surrounded by family, friends, and colleagues, according to a statement from the mayor’s office. The cause of death was not immediately released. “Opponents may have disagreed with him on policy, but everyone agrees that our mayor was a good man with a good heart. He believed…

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Top Stories World 

‘Huge loss’: San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies suddenly at 65

Edwin M. Lee, the first Asian-American mayor of San Francisco, died suddenly early Tuesday morning. He was 65. The city’s 43rd mayor, Lee died at 1:11 a.m. surrounded by family, friends, and colleagues, according to a statement from the mayor’s office. The cause of death was not immediately released. “Opponents may have disagreed with him on policy, but everyone agrees that our mayor was a good man with a good heart. He believed above all else in building bridges and solving problems.” “Opponents may have disagreed with him on policy,…

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Gaming 

MD Sports 12-in-1 Combo Multi-Game Table for $45 + free shipping – CNET

Walmart offers the MD Sports 12-in-1 Combo Multi-Game Table for $44.70 with free shipping. That’s $19 under our mention from a week ago and the lowest price we could find by $16. It includes accessories for air hockey, plink shot, basketball, target shooting, bean bag toss, football toss, chess, checkers, backgammon, finger football, bowling, and mini golf.

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Sport 

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy to reignite rivalry after 30 months without facing each other

Organisers of the event confirmed a story run last week by Express Sport that McIlroy is returning to the event for only a second occasion after contesting the then 2016 Northern Trust Open and finishing T20th behind Bubba Watson. The Tiger Woods Foundation took over the running of the event this year but with Woods being forced out due to injury and this after withdrawing ahead of the second round some weeks earlier at the Dubai Desert Classic. With Woods, however, seemingly back to his best as evident in finishing…

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Lifestyle 

Have an old diesel? You may want to get rid of it now – Drivers wasting hundreds a year

Diesel car owners have had a turbulent year – and it has just got a little bit worse.  New data analysis from Kwik Fit has revealed the potential economic benefit of removing the oldest diesel cars from UK roads According to the analysis, based on the latest government national car population data, it has been revealed that replacing all the diesel cars that are more than 10 years old with a new model could save 173 million gallons of diesel per year.  Motorists in the UK are driving around 30.2…

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Top Stories World 

Kim Jong-un controlled the weather as he climbed sacred mountain, North Korea claim

The rogue state claimed that their leader was responsible for improving the weather during a trek up Mount Paektu. North Korea has long associated the mountain with their national identity and have previously made up other stories about the natural phenomenon. This week the state’s leadership claimed that the winter weather disappeared as Kim Jong-un climbed the “mountain of revolution”. In their report state media said: “When Kim Jong-un ascended to the top of it, going through thick snow, it showed fine weather unprecedented in the blizzard of December winter,…

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Rory McIlroy sticks with best friend as his caddie for the 2018 season

Harry Diamond will remain Rory McIlroy’s caddie into the 2018 season, the Guardian can reveal, closing the door on one of the most lucrative and courted positions in the game. When the season begins, McIlroy’s latest tilt at a grand slam of major championships will include an unprecedented eight events before he tees off at the Masters in April. Diamond is McIlroy’s best friend and a decorated amateur player in his own right. He caddied for the four-time major champion for seven events in 2017 during widespread speculation as to…

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