3 killed in random shooting in Yakima, Washington; suspect dead: Police

A man accused of fatally shooting three people at a Circle K convenience store and gas station in Yakima, Washington, early Tuesday is dead following an hours-long manhunt, authorities said. The suspect died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound as he was being apprehended, Yakima Police Chief Matthew Murray told reporters Tuesday afternoon. “We believe … Read more

Random notes: A classy move by a Kentucky basketball player; Tom Izzo calls Calipari

Random notes: ▪ Classy move by Kentucky basketball’s on Monday. Asked about the Georgia Bulldogs, UK’s Tuesday night opponent, Fredrick said, “First I wanted to say my thoughts and prayers are with their entire athletic department and the families of those that were lost in that terrible tragedy. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone … Read more

Donovan Mitchell hit with random PED test, league said 71-point performance shouldn’t have happened

’s didn’t come without a cost. The star was hit with a performance-enhancing drug test on Tuesday, he said on Twitter. The team . This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Now, tests are a normal occurrence for players through the league. They are usually hit with four random PED tests during … Read more

Judge blocks $2B merger of book giants Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster

A federal judge on Monday blocked a $2.18 billion planned merger between and , two of the world’s most dominant book publishers. “The Court finds that the United States has shown that the effect of the proposed merger may be substantially to lessen competition in the market for the U.S. publishing rights to anticipated top-selling … Read more

Matthew Perry Apologizes for Keanu Reeves Insult in Memoir: ‘I Just Chose a Random Name’

After passages his upcoming memoir referencing went viral for all the wrong reasons, issued an apology to the actor. On Wednesday, and shared excerpts “Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing,” Perry’s upcoming memoir about his career and struggles with addiction. In the passages, Perry discusses his friendship with the late River Phoenix, with whom … Read more

TikTok’s new #BookTok feature lets you tag Penguin Random House titles in videos

One of the most popular communities on TikTok is #BookTok, which is a made up of users who discuss books and share their recommendations with others. TikTok is aware that the community is a big part of its platform and notes that the #BookTok hashtag has more than 77 billion view globally. Now, the company … Read more

Canada stabbings: Relatives identify ‘random’ victims of Saskatchewan attack

A 62-year-old former first responder who was killed as she tried to help others and a kind-hearted 77-year-old widower have been identified as victims of a violent rampage in Canada that left 10 people dead and a nation in shock. Locals described Wes Petterson as a “lovely” man who was devoted to his community in … Read more

A Tesla owner is suing the electric vehicle maker, alleging his Model 3 stops for random obstacles in ‘frightening and d

A Tesla driver is suing the carmaker in a proposed class action lawsuit for phantom braking. The EV owner said the issues turn a “safety feature into a frightening and dangerous nightmare.” Earlier this year, the NHTSA said it was investigating Tesla over reports of unexpected braking. A Tesla owner is suing the electric vehicle … Read more

Facebook fixed a bug that only showed random posts to celebrities in people’s feeds

looked different for at least a couple of thousands of users when they logged in earlier today. Instead of seeing posts from their friends and from the groups they’re in, they saw their feeds spammed with random people’s posts on celebrities’ pages instead. As UK news organization reports, users posted about their dilemma on other … Read more