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Breeders' Cup Preview: 'Future Stars' card set for Friday

Breeders' Cup Preview: 'Future Stars' card set for Friday

Sports
Oct. 31 (UPI) -- When Breeders' Cup officials decided to group all five championship races for 2-year-olds on Friday's program, they created a "one-stop shop" for future stars in both North America and Europe -- and a massive handicapping challenge. The first-ever "Future Stars" card kicks off the 35th Breeders' Cup World Championships, back at Churchill Downs for the first time since 2011 and the ninth time overall. The nine races for older horses will be run Saturday. For handicappers, the issue with the "Future Stars" is, well, trying to see into the future. For many of these still-developing horses, there's not much history to consider. Still, one must try so here's how the five races shape up, in running order. The $ 1 million Juvenile Turf Sprint This is a new race which obviously ...
YouTube stars' fury over algorithm tests

YouTube stars' fury over algorithm tests

Technology
Some of YouTube's most popular stars have criticised the website for "experimenting" with how their videos are delivered to their fans.Unannounced, YouTube started testing an algorithm that changed the order videos appeared in users' subscription feeds.The experiment came to light when some users complained on social media.One YouTube star said it was the worst decision the website had made for years. But YouTube defended its experiment.What's the issue?Originally, the YouTube subscription feed was a chronological list of videos from all the channels that a person had chosen to "subscribe" to. The system let people curate a personalised feed full of content from their favourite video-makers.However, many video-makers have previously complained that some ...
'Extraordinary moment': Stars' royal wedding snaps

'Extraordinary moment': Stars' royal wedding snaps

Entertainment
Friends of Prince Harry and his new bride Meghan have been sharing their photos of the big day in Windsor. Quantico actress Priyanka Chopra was among the stars posting images from Saturday including of their outfits and the groups they were in.On Instagram she thanked her good friend, the new Duchess of Sussex and her prince. Chopra wrote: "Every once in a while there is a moment when time stands still.. that happened today.."You my friend.. were the epitome of grace, love and beauty. Every choice made at this wedding by you both will go down in history, not just because it was your wedding but because this incredible wedding stood for change and hope."Both things that the world needs desperately. Thank you for being the perfect picture of all things good.. seeing your unio...
'Battle of the Network Stars' to feature Mischa Barton, Lance Bass

'Battle of the Network Stars' to feature Mischa Barton, Lance Bass

Entertainment
June 12 (UPI) --Battle of the Network Stars stars is returning with Mischa Barton, Lance Bass and dozens of other celebrities.Barton, Bass, Taye Diggs, Lou Ferrigno, Nick and Vanessa Lachey and 94 other actors and television personalities will compete in an ABC revival of the reality competition, the network said in a press release Monday.Retired NFL star DeMarcus Ware and MMA fighter Ronda Rousey will serve as team captains, with ESPN commentators Mike Greenberg and Joe Tessitore as hosts. ESPN's Cassidy Hubbarth and Cari Champion will act as sideline reportersThe new season will see 100 stars from 14 network and cable companies compete in a variety of athletic challenges, such as Tug of War, Archery and Obstacle Course. The celebrities are divided into 20 themed teams, including TV Sitco...