Albert released by Dolphins; Tunsil to move to tackle

Albert released by Dolphins; Tunsil to move to tackle

Albert will enter his 10th season in 2017 and fourth with the Dolphins, but Miami selected Laremy Tunsil with its first-round pick previous year. Albert, 32, has a $10.6 million for the 2017 season. Earl Mitchell started 24 games at defensive tackle for Miami's disappointing defensive line, which was a major factor in Miami's opponents averaging 140 rushing yards per game against the Dolphins (ranked 30th). Read More

New Zealand beached whale crisis 'over', say rescuers

Workers in protective clothing are cutting holes in the 300 carcasses that remain washed up on Golden Bay at the tip of the South Island after one of the country's largest strandings. The saga appeared to be over on Sunday, after the last 17 surviving whales successfully returned to the ocean and rejoined a pod swimming just offshore. Read More

Approximately 100-Year-Old Australian Lungfish 'Granddad' Dies at Chicago Aquarium

In 1933, an exposition expected to draw millions of people was set to take place close to Shedd's facilities, and Granddad arrived from Australia's Taronga Zoo in Sydney as part of a bid to give aquarium visitors some new aquatic animals to see. Read More

Gaetz finds co-sponsors for bill to abolish EPA

According to The Washington Post , hundreds of employees - both current and former - have protested the United States senate to prevent Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt from running the agency. Also Monday, dozens of EPA employees at the agency's Chicago office protested against Pruitt during their lunch break - carrying signs and calling on the Senate to refuse his appointment. Read More

Final Fantasy XV DLC Delayed Because of The Power Rangers

The arcade fighting game Dissidia Final Fantasy has always been speculated to be getting a console release , but Square Enix hasn't confirmed anything yet. Square Enix has been toying with the idea of trying to create an esport-friendly game for a few years now, most recently with Flame x Blaze, a MOBA-style game in the mould of League of Legends or Dota 2 designed for smartphones. Read More

Viola withdraws from Trump's Army Secretary nomination - statement

A former Pentagon official and close friend said Mr. Viola was devastated over having to withdraw from what he described as a lifelong dream job. Vincent Viola , a billionaire United States veteran and Wall Street trader, accepted Mr Trump's offer to run his former armed service in December, but changed his mind following a report on his dealings. Read More

Macy's-Hudson's Bay talks in early stages

Canada's Hudson's Bay Company has approached Macy's about a takeover, reported The Wall Street Journal , citing people familiar with the matter. The merger discussions, which were reported by the Wall Street Journal , come as each company is facing an identity crisis. Read More

John McCain: Mexico won't pay for Trump's proposed border wall

John McCain: Mexico won't pay for Trump's proposed border wall

Based on campaign documents and comments from Press Secretary Sean Spicer, this could include: a 20 percent tax on imports from Mexico, an increase in visa and border-crossing card fees, or even a lump-sum payment from Mexico of billions of dollars. Read More

Ex-UN boss Ban Ki-moon won't run for South Korea presidency

Conservative President Park Geun-hye has been impeached by parliament amid a wide-ranging corruption scandal, complicating any run by Ban. South Korea's Constitutional Court is trying to decide whether to uphold a National Assembly motion to remove Park, which could come later in February. Read More

Fallout 4 updates for PlayStation 4 Pro and PC textures

Update 1.9 on PlayStation 4 will roll out next week, and for PS4 Pro users, it will add native 1440p resolution, enhanced Godray effects (those shafts of light coming through clouds or trees) and enhanced draw distance for trees, grass, objects and, perhaps helpfully, NPCs. Read More

Apple has filed a patent for some sort of vaporizer

Apple has filed a patent for some sort of vaporizer

It might turn out as an air freshener for cars or Apple stores. As the substance is consumed, this heated plate slides lower to make up for the increased empty space, the end result, according to Apple, being consistent vaporization of a liquid or solid substance. Read More

Mark Zuckerberg reconsidering his Hawaiian legal adventure post critics backlash

Mark Zuckerberg reconsidering his Hawaiian legal adventure post critics backlash

Zuckerberg earned the ire of many on the islands when he revealed that he and his wife Priscilla Chen would be attempting to acquire 14 parcels of land that bordered their property in an attempt to expand the territory of their already sprawling Kauai estate. Read More

Ghoulish Parasitic Wasp Found in US

In future research, the scientists hope to verify that the crypt keeper is really the puppet master behind its host's odd behavior by uncovering exactly how it pulls the strings. When a crypt-keeper wasp needed to get through the extra bark they were three times more likely to become trapped and die than when they needed to get through a hole that had no bark. Read More

Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) 4Q16 earnings; Misses Street View

The oilfield services company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.02 by $0.02. Total revenue fell 21% to $4.02 billion. "They were pretty full on market utilization heading into the fourth quarter, so there's only so much more utilization you can get", Luke Lemoine, an analyst at Capital One Securities who rates the shares the equivalent of a buy and owns none, said Monday in a phone interview. Read More

Toyota Pledges US Jobs as Trump Meets With Detroit's Auto CEOs

Toyota Pledges US Jobs as Trump Meets With Detroit's Auto CEOs

NAFTA, which has allowed tariff-free trading between the United States, Canada and Mexico, is another matter entirely. Ford canceled a $1.6 billion auto assembly plant in Mexico and has said it will spend $700 million to expand a MI factory instead. Read More

Julio Jones scored a 73-yard touchdown for Atlanta Falcons

Julio Jones scored a 73-yard touchdown for Atlanta Falcons

The NFC championship is quite a mismatch. He had appeared in three Pro Bowls, won 10-plus games four times and thrown for 4,000-plus yards four times before this season. "A lot of people wrote us off at 4-6, and we're sitting here one of the last two teams in the NFC", Rodgers told reporters Friday. The Packers sure could use him. Read More

Earth sets temperature record for third straight year

Earth sets temperature record for third straight year

The average surface temperature of Earth was 0.94°C (1.69°F) above the 20th century average. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association calculated the average global temperature was 58.69 degrees Fahrenheit in 2016, surpassing 2015 by.07 degrees. Read More

Tornado damage tears through houses, flips cars

Tornado damage tears through houses, flips cars

Multiple people were trapped in their houses, Glen Moore, the director of Forrest County Emergency Management, told a local ABC news affiliate. Mississippi Power crews are assessing damage and working to restore power in the areas that are safe for them to work. Read More

Makes History as Hottest Year Ever Recorded

Also months of October, November and December of 2016 were also the second warmest of those months on record which left behind the records set in 2015. 13). Scientists have indicated that such high temperatures were last observed around 115000 years ago. Earth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, with scientists mostly blaming man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino that's now gone. Read More

In Kiev, Biden says world must stand against Russian aggression

Ukraine is seeking compensation from Russian Federation for the alleged violation of the global conventions on the fight against financing terrorism and the elimination of racial discrimination as part of the lawsuit filed with the United Nations court, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry's spokeswoman Mariana Betsa said Tuesday. Read More

Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Coming In Switch!

It looks like Nintendo considers the Switch as a home console first, and expect the 3DS to have a long life ahead of it. We'd love to go hands-on with the kit and test these features out; Nintendo isn't presenting it as an inside-out tracking system and we're skeptical that it could serve as one, but it certainly presents some interesting possibilities for VR. Read More

SpaceX successfully launches rocket, deploys ten satellites

Musk later confirmed that all of the satellites had deployed, marking completion of the company's mission. The first stage booster then landed upright on a droneship. SpaceX has not said how much damage the September 1 accident did to its primary Florida launch pad, nor when a new second pad in Florida, located at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, will be put into service. Read More

Obama Brings Joe Biden To Tears With Suprise Presidential Medal Of Freedom

A tearful Biden was overcome with emotion as Obama placed the medal around his neck and the two leaders embraced. "I've never known a president - and few people I've ever met in my whole life, I can count on less than one hand - who have had the integrity, the decency and the sense of other people's needs like you do", Biden said, and later revealed how he leaned on Obama as his son, Beau, the former DE attorney general, lost his cancer battle. Read More

Nissan's SAM Self-Driving Tech Uses Humans As A Backup

The system essentially learns and shares the new information with the other vehicles. Meanwhile, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn also announced on Wednesday, Jan. By 2020, it hopes to expand that testing to incorporate driverless technology in Tokyo-area mobility services. Sensors on board the vehicle, of course, also show the autonomous drive's computer if something has changed that might make the new option no longer viable. Read More

Amazon's Alexa totally infiltrated CES this year

Later this month it will allow drivers to connect to their vehicle via their Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and Amazon Tap. The Lenovo Smart Assistant features eight 360-degree far-field microphones with noise suppression and acoustic echo cancellation - created to pick up users' voice commands from up to 16 feet (5 meters) away. Read More