Kiwi America's Cup domination - What can ORACLE TEAM USA do about it?

Kiwi America's Cup domination - What can ORACLE TEAM USA do about it?

Because of the weird scoring system, Team NZ only leads 1-0 in the best of 13 series, but will need eight wins to take the cup. Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand survived two heartstopping moments to win the first two races of the 35th America's Cup against Jimmy Spithill and two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA on the Great Sound on Saturday. Read More

AirAsia World Champions for Ninth Time at Skytrax

AirAsia World Champions for Ninth Time at Skytrax

The airline won the Best Staff Service Award as part of the highly acclaimed global awards held at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday. AirAsia was named the world's best low-priced airline, while Garuda Indonesia can officially claim the world's top cabin crew . Read More

Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

By the end of July , riders across the USA will be able to give their drivers gratuities within the app, a concession that follows a awful last few months for Uber in the news. The announcement comes just one week after CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick took a leave of absence from the company. The issue had been a longstanding source of disagreement between Uber and its drivers. Read More

Leaked NSA doc highlights deep flaws in US election system

Leaked NSA doc highlights deep flaws in US election system

NSA documents leaked by Reality Leigh Winner, however, contradict Obama's claims as election-related hacking efforts continued until just days before the election. While stating he did not want to disclose too much information for security reasons, Storm stated that county has an email filtering system in place that he said would have been able to pick up the fake VR Systems emails. Read More

Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack

Video emerges of Notre Dame 'terrorist' hammer attack

The video in which the man pledges allegiance to ISIS was found by police who searched the student apartment he was renting. Le Figaro claims the investigation into the man's home uncovered a video where the attacker pledged his loyalty and allegiance to Islamic State. Read More

Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again

Trump lashes out at London's mayor, again

This was a total misrepresentation by Trump and so he was criticized for the tweet , but Monday morning he jumped back into the controversy: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who reacted fast on his 'no reason to be alarmed" statement. Read More

Hand washing study findings run counter to FDA guidelines

Hand washing study findings run counter to FDA guidelines

According to researchers , washing your hands in cold water is just as effective at reducing bacteria as washing your hands in hot water. However, the researchers did admit that their study sample was small, and that more extensive studies are needed to determine the best ways to wash potentially harmful bacteria and germs off hands - and the rest of the human body. Read More

Chocolate may lower risk for common heart condition: Harvard study

Chocolate may lower risk for common heart condition: Harvard study

Chan School of Public Health and in Denmark. " Atrial Fibrillation affects both men and women". In the United States, at least 2.7 million people have been diagnosed with it, according to the American Heart Association. Eating up to six bars of chocolate a week could reduce the risk of a potentially fatal heart condition by nearly one quarter, a study by Harvard University suggests. Read More

United States sues Fiat Chrysler for diesel emissions cheating

United States sues Fiat Chrysler for diesel emissions cheating

The control devices, which are legal but must be disclosed and their goal explained, are said to emit higher levels of nitrogen oxides during real-world driving conditions than during US emission tests. Michael Brune, Sierra Club Executive Director said, "Fiat Chrysler joins the long list of automakers who have put our clean air and health of our families in the backseat by cheating on emissions tests". Read More

Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins

Overall, the budget would reduce spending on means-tested anti-poverty programs by $272 billion over the next 10 years. "I think that is ill-advised personally", Cole told reporters . To reach its objectives the plan envisages dramatic cuts to various humanitarian and welfare programs, Social Security and Medicaid , which provides health coverage for millions of Americans including low-income adults, people with disabilities and children. Read More

No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise

No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise

The group had previously advised parents to wait to offer juice until a child reached 6 months old, but decided to make the change based on rising rates of obesity and concerns about tooth cavities. Drinking unpasteurized juice drinks is discouraged for all ages. "In the past, we've always said generally 6 to 8 ounces per day and we weren't really focusing on the age group". Read More

Skipping your beauty sleep may make you lose friends!

Skipping your beauty sleep may make you lose friends!

Swollen eyelids and dark circles around the eyes might also prevent people from hanging out with you, say researchers, who photographed 25 volunteers without makeup after two consecutive nights of about 7.5 hours of sleep and again after two consecutive nights of slightly less than 4.5 hours of sleep, reports the Los Angeles Times . Read More

Fallen officers to be honored

The Oak Ridge Police Department is joining other law enforcement agencies across the nation in celebrating National Police Week, Sunday, May 14, through Saturday, May 20, a press release said . "I gave my hat to Michael, and now he's with us. Then later on, as it progressed, Congress passed a public law dedicating an entire week to Police Officers' Memorial Week". Read More

Ransomware 'WannaCry' spreads to thousands more computers at start of workweek

Bossert said "criminals" are responsible, not the US government. The health service has been rebuked for using the outdated Windows XP operating system to store digital information, despite security updates for the software having been discontinued by Microsoft. Read More

Vermont awaits decision from governor on legalization of pot

Vermont awaits decision from governor on legalization of pot

Sen. Dick Sears, D-Bennington, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, crafted a compromise bill by adding a commission to the House's preferred legalization plan to study how to create a regulated retail market in Vermont. Those sales would be regulated and taxed through state-licensed facilities, as MA and ME plan to handle it. We have four other states that have legalized right now.We'll learn from them. Read More

Harvey suspended, Stanton hits 2 HRs, Marlins beat Mets 7-0

Mets sources claimed the team was simply checking on the pitcher after messages had gone unreturned, while those close to Harvey say he saw it as the team trying to see if he was actually at home and truly ill. The team already has dealt with several public relations issues this season. If the Mets' case against him is as strong as it appears, then a clear-the-air news conference would have been the first step toward restoring order at Citi, assuming that's even possible anymore. Read More

Coffee and a bagel take on new meaning

Coffee and a bagel take on new meaning

The bagel contains about a third of the caffeine in an 8-ounce cup of regular coffee . So basically, you'll be able to wake up in the morning, skip the coffee and head straight for the bagel. Basically, it's meant for the hipster coffee drinkers. Einstein chose to launch its bagels as part of the National Nurses Week campaign, and will give any nurse visiting its shop a free Espresso Buzz Bagel and schmear. Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week in Buttercrane

Mental Health Awareness Week in Buttercrane

AHS wants Albertans to remember, if you are struggling, whether it's day to day stresses, a loss of a loved one, home or job, or family crisis, you are not alone. Last month, cuts to school budgets were also found to be having a "detrimental" impact on education standards in school as two teachers' unions warned that without funding, the state of education in the country was likely to continue to worsen. Read More

Friday, April 28 Overnight Forecast

Friday, April 28 Overnight Forecast

There is more working against us for storm development through the afternoon hours than for us. Following close behind, a cold front will push through as well, adding to the instability in the air available to support heavier storms. The latest forecast model data shows a line of storms entering the Mid-South around 7 p.m. and moving from west to east crossing the Mississippi River around 8 p.m. Read More

Jetty collapse toll rose to 12 in Hooghly

Jetty collapse toll rose to 12 in Hooghly

The bodies, including that of a 19-year-old woman, were found floating in the river, police said. The accident occurred when the passengers were waiting at the jetty for boarding a boat to cross the river and reach Shyamnagar in North-24 Parganas district. Read More

Very warm and humid this Saturday afternoon

Very warm and humid this Saturday afternoon

According to the National Weather Service , a strong storm system will spread several rounds of rain and thunderstorms across the region through Sunday night . Early Friday morning could offer up a light shower or two, especially near the Coast Range, but clearing skies and sun will warm the metro area to 60 degrees. Read More

Drugged driving kills more motorists than alcohol

Drugged driving kills more motorists than alcohol

The challenge to police in attempting to enforce laws against drug-using drivers is compounded because many officers lack training to identify those under the influence of drugs, and delays in testing may allow the drug to metabolize so the results do not accurately measure the concentration in the driver's system at the time of the incident. Read More

April the Giraffe feed to be taken down today

April the Giraffe feed to be taken down today

April teased her millions of global adorers for weeks before he was born, showing signs of near-but-not-quite labor and enchanting her audience with cute right-at-the-camera gazes and tongue flicks, snack noshing and nuzzling with her much younger 5-year-old beau. Read More

Justice Dept. Threatens to Cut Funding for 9 Major 'Sanctuary' Jurisdictions

Justice Dept. Threatens to Cut Funding for 9 Major 'Sanctuary' Jurisdictions

He said that sanctuary city was an ill-defined term and New Orleans did not accept the moniker. "We don't think there's a problem", he said. The report also recommended that the department consider issuing guidance to grant recipients, require certification that they are complying with the federal law, consult with ICE and other law enforcement agencies to gauge whether the cities were sharing immigration information, and make sure that grant recipients "clearly communicate" to employees ... Read More

Jobless rates hit record lows in 4 U.S

Local unemployment numbers for March won't be out until next week, but Springfield had an unemployment rate of 7.3 percent in February, up a tenth of one percent from January. But the number employed declined by 4,100. "This pace of job growth over a decade is pretty much impossible to envision", said Gould. The job gains were offset somewhat by losses in government , 1,800; other services , such as fix and maintenance, 1,000; and manufacturing , 800. Read More