Tuesday August 22-nd, 2017

This Elephant Seal REALLY Wants to Cross Bay Area Highway This Elephant Seal REALLY Wants to Cross Bay Area Highway

The seal story broke Monday at about 1 p.m. when drivers called to report the huge animal was in a highway lane, apparently trying to cross Highway 37 near Sears Point.

Elephant seal stubbornly sticks to area near Sonoma County highway Elephant seal stubbornly sticks to area near Sonoma County highway

Experts at the center say elephant seals return to beaches along central California during the winter months to mate and give birth. By nightfall Monday, the seal was back in the water, but refused to leave the area, according to Barclay.

Happy New Year! World celebrates 2016 Happy New Year! World celebrates 2016

Anatole Boedt a Brussels resident, said: "I feel sorry that we had to [cancel the celebrations] because of a few lunatics". Paris has also cancelled its fireworks show and cut back on plans for the evening, such as closing the famed Champs Elys...

City offers free bus rides on New Year's Eve City offers free bus rides on New Year's Eve

Both regular buses and Access Transit vehicles will be free on Thursday from 8 p.m. to 2:45 a.m. Friday. "We want to make sure everyone has a safe and fun New Year's, and help get people home safely", said Jennifer Morland, TransLink spokesperson...

Donald Trump weighs in on Putin a day after Putin praises him Donald Trump weighs in on Putin a day after Putin praises him

SCARBOROUGH: Well, also it's a person who kills journalists , political opponents and invades countries. "Obviously, that would be a concern". " I like that Putin is bombing the hell out of ISIS ", Trump said in October. "I think that I would a...

Rutherford jobless rate hits 4.2% Rutherford jobless rate hits 4.2%

Moore County's November unemployment rate is also unchanged at 5.5 percent as is Chatham's rate at 4.5 percent. Two of the state's metro areas experienced rate increases while nine decreased and four remained unchanged. The national unemployment ra...

House passes bill freeing U.S. oil exports, Senate vote next House passes bill freeing U.S. oil exports, Senate vote next

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., sent out a press release touting the package's tax credits for wind and solar, but said nothing about the lift of the crude oil export ban and her office did not immediately respond to requests for comment. "Lifting the ...

When ex-Cong Minister made 'shameful comment' about Smriti Irani and PM Modi When ex-Cong Minister made 'shameful comment' about Smriti Irani and PM Modi

Guwahati:  Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday came out with statistics in BJP-ruled states to claim that the condition of women was better in Assam than in many states, a day after union HRD Minister Smriti Irani attacked the Congress govern...

House of Representatives vote on budget House of Representatives vote on budget

Obama will sign the measure, which includes numerous spending increases he fought for all year and is largely cleansed of GOP attempts to block his moves on the environment, financial regulation, and consumer protection. In concrete, and personal ter...

CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin: Largest Ship to Call US CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin: Largest Ship to Call US

Larger, newer, more emissions-friendly ships are good news for many environmental reasons, and could vastly improve economic prospects for global trade - but not unless cities are prepared to handle them. The Port of LA has already added little yello...

Southcross Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SXE) Analyst ABR on Watch Southcross Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SXE) Analyst ABR on Watch

During the same period past year, the firm posted $0.44 earnings per share. Brokerage firm analysts conduct extensive research on stocks and are often some of the most informed individuals on a given equity. 96 Normal 0 ...

Company that Fired Martin Shkreli Gets Delisted by Nasdaq Company that Fired Martin Shkreli Gets Delisted by Nasdaq

That is when Shkreli, the chief executive of Turing Pharmaceuticals Inc., swooped and gained a controlling interest in the company. Shkreli was sacked as CEO of KaloBios on December 17.

SpaceX makes history as Falcon 9 launches, lands vertically SpaceX makes history as Falcon 9 launches, lands vertically

In a seemingly backhanded compliment to SpaceX , Mr Bezos tweeted a message of congratulations to Mr Musk's company, saying: "Welcome to the club!" SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said in 2013 that the first stage makes up three-quarters of the total cos...

Amazon Cracks Down on 'Hoverboards' After Fire Reports Amazon Cracks Down on 'Hoverboards' After Fire Reports

If they are uncomfortable with the device after all the turmoil in recent weeks, they can get in touch with Amazon customer support to discuss returning their hoverboards. Consumer Minister Nick Boles said shoppers should "think twice" before buying ...

Valeant Surges on Drug Distribution Agreement With Walgreens Valeant Surges on Drug Distribution Agreement With Walgreens

Shares for Valeant jumped 12% to reach $105.53 in morning trading. Valeant Pharmaceuticals plans to deliver up to US$600 million in annual savings to the USA health-care system starting next year after agreeing to cut the prices of several of its...

US planning immigration raids early next year US planning immigration raids early next year

The Supreme Court now has to rule on measures enacted by his administration that would shield four million undocumented migrants from deportation. Vermont Sen. Secretary of State John Kerry announced in September that the US would increase the numb...

Google is not happy about the new driverless auto rules in California Google is not happy about the new driverless auto rules in California

Google, which leads the research field, has made a self-driving vehicle without any controls such as steering wheels or pedals. Among the proposed restrictions: the need for a three-year permit during which time a vehicle can only be leased, not sold...

Driver in Las Vegas Strip Crash Arraigned Driver in Las Vegas Strip Crash Arraigned

Chase Stevens/AP Lakeisha Nicole Holloway, accused of smashing her vehicle into crowds of pedestrians on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, enters court on Wednesday. Three people were still in critical condition, and five others remained hospitalized. ...

Non-profit research company, OpenAI, backed by Elon Musk, Sam Altman Non-profit research company, OpenAI, backed by Elon Musk, Sam Altman

The new company whose motive is not to make money will be managed by ex-Google research scientist Ilya Sutskever along with Brockman. "One can imagine such technology outsmarting financial markets, out-inventing human researchers, out-manipulatin...

Queen Elizabeth II's Christmas message

The Queen recorded this year's message while seated at a desk in Buckingham Palace's 18th Century Room. But there was no sign of Prince George and Princess Charlotte as their parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrived without them.

FAA introduces civilian drone registration deadline of February 19 FAA introduces civilian drone registration deadline of February 19

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a press release, "unmanned aircraft enthusiast are aviators, and with that title comes a great deal of responsibility". Most people who fly drones and model aircraft have little aviation experience, but t...

Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings

This one gave the Red Wings a 1-0 lead. The Red Wings will try to kick off their road-heavy stretch by earning a fourth consecutive win over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. Andy Green slapped the loose puck toward the net and Tootoo,...

OPEC to lose market share by 2020 as rivals keep pumping oil OPEC to lose market share by 2020 as rivals keep pumping oil

On the price front, it now expects the price to reach $70/barrel by 2020 and $95/barrel by 2040. Global oil demand growth in 2020 is expected to be about half 2015 levels. "It then drops away over the medium term", said the cartel, which is headquart...

Higher One fined over 'deceptive' student loan practices Higher One fined over 'deceptive' student loan practices

After an investigation, the FDIC concluded that the Higher One website and marketing materials, which were approved by WEX Bank, omitted important facts about certain fees, features, and limitations of the OneAccount in violation of the Federal Trade...

Cable, satellite fees expected to climb in 2016, and other business news Cable, satellite fees expected to climb in 2016, and other business news

Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX): On Tuesday heightened volatility was witnessed in Time Warner Inc. Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 4th. The total value of the transaction was worth $1,593,750....

Bowe Bergdahl faces judge at North Carolina Army base Bowe Bergdahl faces judge at North Carolina Army base

Bergdahl's next hearing is scheduled for January 12, 2016. Saying little beyond "yes" or "no" answers to military judge Col. Christopher T. Frederick's questions, Berdahl officially requested to be defended by Eugene Fidell, a civilian attorney, an...

Blaine Gabbert sacked 9 times as 49ers lose in Cleveland

I wanted to let it in, but I also wanted to play well. The 49ers had three three-and-out drives to go along with just 15 first downs. "We know that this is a formidable opponent in one of the most hostile environments in the league", Pettine sa...

FAA fines Boeing $12 million for fuel tank flammability, other violations FAA fines Boeing $12 million for fuel tank flammability, other violations

Additional penalties of as much as $24 million could be levied if Boeing does not adhere to the accord in the next five years, the FAA said Tuesday in a statement. Boeing faces another $24 million in additional fines to the Treasury Department if it ...

Trump's Poll Numbers Are Worse than the GOP Feared

The Quinnipiac poll also showed him with a narrower lead over opponent Ted Cruz than any major national poll to date. Though Christie's 11 percent is good for just fourth place in the state behind the likes of businessman Donald Trump, and U....

IRA Charitable Rollovers Are Back IRA Charitable Rollovers Are Back

Also, because these IRA distributions are not included in the taxpayer's income they do not generate an income tax charitable deduction. The donor pays no income taxes on the gift. We recommend that you seek advice from your accountant or investm...

Billionaire head of China's Fosun group 'disappears' Billionaire head of China's Fosun group 'disappears'

Some in Hong Kong and China's financial circles believe that this is part of the wider anti-corruption campaign that Beijing launched to clean up various pillars of China's economy - which now includes the financial sector.

1 person shot inside Roosevelt Field Mall 1 person shot inside Roosevelt Field Mall

The mall on Old Country Road has been evacuated. ABC News reported around 1:40 p.m. one person had been taken into custody, and one person was taken to the hospital, citing a source in Nassau County Executive Office. Mall officials say that the m...

Air Canada flies daily to Brisbane Air Canada flies daily to Brisbane

Tourism Minister Kate Jones said the move was a strong vote of confidence in Queensland Tourism with 50,000 more seats than the originally scheduled three flight a week service. Canada concluded two updated air transport agreements with Asia-Pacific ...

Winston's big finish not enough for Buccaneers Winston's big finish not enough for Buccaneers

Patterson). St. Louis Rams fans hold up signs in the stands during the second quarter of an NFL football game between the Rams and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday, Dec. 500 and remain in playoff contention, the Bucs entered their only prime-time...

Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) Position Sold by Harvest Management Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) Position Sold by Harvest Management

Around 2.34 million shares changed hands so far in this session compared to an-average trading volume of 24.15 million shares. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) announced the preliminary results of its private offers to exchange (the "Exchan...

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