Tuesday December 12-th, 2017

Suspected Russian hackers infiltrate United States nuclear power plants Suspected Russian hackers infiltrate United States nuclear power plants

A nuclear industry spokesman said hackers have never gained access to a nuclear plant. Rather, the hackers meant to map out computer networks for future attacks, the DHS/FBI report said. However, as Wired explains , at nuclear facilities the c...

Legislature passes bill requiring no-cost abortion coverage Legislature passes bill requiring no-cost abortion coverage

While the bill provides an abortion exemption for churches and religious nonprofits, state House Republicans claim the language of religious exemption is narrow and violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which the U.S. It would require the O...

FDA announces recall of Clif Bars FDA announces recall of Clif Bars

A newly-announced recall means that if you or anyone in your family is allergic to nuts , you're going to want to take a minute to check the flavor before either of you bite into another CLIF Bar . Customers may return their bars for an exchange or...

Here's How JAY-Z's '4:44' Went Platinum Without Selling Any Copies Here's How JAY-Z's '4:44' Went Platinum Without Selling Any Copies

In less than a week, JAY's latest solo offering has already reached platinum status. Although Snoop Dogg ended up with a pirated copy, he had nothing but high praise for the rapper's new album, saying, "Shout-out to Jay-Z - he did it agai...

Greek coast guard opens fire on Turkish cargo ship Greek coast guard opens fire on Turkish cargo ship

A Turkish-flagged ship has comes under fire off the Greek island of Rhodes, according to Turkey's Deniz news, citing the ships captain, Haluk Sami Kalkavan, who told CNN TURK there were at least 16 bullet holes on board, although no injuries have b...

Syrian army suspends combat operations in south ahead of Astana talks Syrian army suspends combat operations in south ahead of Astana talks

According to the agreement, rebel and regime forces will cease all fighting for six months in the four zones, expected to cover the northwestern province of Idlib, parts of the central province of Homs and opposition-held Eastern Ghouta near Damascus...

Small plane crashes with fatalities in northwest Georgia Small plane crashes with fatalities in northwest Georgia

Authorities are unsure if the single engine plane had just taken off or was in mid-flight. The only part of the plane intact after the crash was the cockpit. The plane crashed near Piney Hill Road and Old Highway 411 in Ramhurst, according to officia...

BBC commits £34 million to BBC commits £34 million to "reinvent" children's content for the digital age

The new cash will help fund an improved online service for kids with new content and interactive features, working alongside the traditional TV channels CBeebies and CBBC . The new investment has been delivered as a result of financial savings acr...

Some heartburn drugs linked with increased risk of death Some heartburn drugs linked with increased risk of death

The team identified 275,933 people who had been prescribed a PPI and 73,355 people prescribed an H2 blocker between October 2006 and September 2008, and noted how many died and when over the following five years. The researchers examined the medica...

Fox Marble Holdings PLC (LON:FOX) Lowered to Hold at Beaufort Securities Fox Marble Holdings PLC (LON:FOX) Lowered to Hold at Beaufort Securities

The 52 week high for the share price is now at 263.6 GBX while the year low share price is now 161.95 GBX. The stock's 50-day moving average price is GBX 2,908.92 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 2,552.82. HSBC Holdings plc lifted their pr...

'17 people unaccounted for' after bus crash in Germany '17 people unaccounted for' after bus crash in Germany

Two drivers were on the vehicle carrying German pensioners from Saxony. Some sustained serious injuries, German police said. Nor is it clear why flames engulfed the whole bus so quickly. Another 31 were injured, some seriously. The accident led to lo...

Jammu And Kashmir Assembly Staff Falls Unconscious After Ruckus In House Jammu And Kashmir Assembly Staff Falls Unconscious After Ruckus In House

J&K, the only state which failed to meet the June 30 deadline for the GST roll-out, is likely to clear the legislation on the indirect tax regime during the ongoing special session of the Assembly. I have told you that the GST will be implemented ver...

Stephen Curry's Game 3 NBA Finals jersey auctioned for $135000 Stephen Curry's Game 3 NBA Finals jersey auctioned for $135000

The two-time league MVP poured in 26 points, including five three-pointers, while adding 13 rebounds, six assists and a pair of steals for good measure. - Ann Killion (@annkillion) July 1, 2017Let's be clear: Lacob bought a team with one asset worth ...

Did You Know? Makers Of 'Jagga Jasoos' Had Considered Shelving The Project? Did You Know? Makers Of 'Jagga Jasoos' Had Considered Shelving The Project?

Ranbir Kapoor just told us all that Katrina is a 'hyper' . "We had a lot of these moments". Ranbir revealed THIS to us all; he apparently called Katrina Kaif a hyper woman! Furthermore, the actor asserted that right now he is glad that he...

Should the New York Knicks hire David Griffin to replace Phil Jackson? Should the New York Knicks hire David Griffin to replace Phil Jackson?

It'll be hard to top the stories of the former Knicks president falling asleep on the job, but we can at least add another fun example of Jackson being out of touch. The team hasn't had direct contact with Porzingis since then. Though he had been int...

Donald Trump posts video clip of him 'beating' CNN in wrestling Donald Trump posts video clip of him 'beating' CNN in wrestling

The video concludes with an image similar to CNN's logo, but with the acronym FNN - representing "Fraud News Network ", Trump's latest moniker for one of his most frequent media targets. The message from the nation's 45th president seems unmistakea...

Keep consumers interest foremost during consultation on GST: J&K Governor to Congress Keep consumers interest foremost during consultation on GST: J&K Governor to Congress

According to local media reports, several trade bodies have called for a "Kashmir bandh " on Saturday, July 1. Discussing various intricacies associated with GST, FM Jaitley explained how more efficient tax system will lead to increased compliance...

Maine's unnecessary government shutdown can end with compromise, not extortion Maine's unnecessary government shutdown can end with compromise, not extortion

Fredette said early Saturday morning that he believes those leaders and the Governor can now get together and negotiate a plan they can all support, which could be passed, signed and end the shutdown. "I will not tax them anymore and in my budget ove...

Tom Holland Just Casually Took the Most Dangerous Selfie Ever Tom Holland Just Casually Took the Most Dangerous Selfie Ever

The less you know about the plot the more the fun, suffice to say that Homecoming trades adolescent angst for hit-the-spot humour (top work from co-stars Jacob Batalon and Zendaya ) and throws in some surprises 'twixt webs and wisecracks.

AG Sessions slams violence in Chicago AG Sessions slams violence in Chicago

The team will include an additional 20 ATF agents, who arrived in early June, according to a city official, as well as Chicago police officers, IL state troopers, intelligence analysts and state and federal prosecutors. In fact, earlier this week, ...

Alton Sterling's family files suit against city and BRPD Alton Sterling's family files suit against city and BRPD

Attorneys L. Chris Stewart , Dale Glover, Mike Adams, and Brandon DeCuir held a news conference outside the 19th Judicial District Courthouse. In the complaint filed, the Baton Rouge Police department, Chief Carl Dabadie, Officers Blake Salamo...

Charlie Gard's parents given more time before life support is switched off Charlie Gard's parents given more time before life support is switched off

The domestic courts had concluded, on the basis of extensive, high-quality expert evidence, that it was most likely Charlie was being exposed to continued pain, suffering and distress and that undergoing experimental treatment with no prospects of su...

California Right to Die Law Allows 111 Deaths in 6 Months California Right to Die Law Allows 111 Deaths in 6 Months

According to the report , only 111 of them took the pills by the end of the reporting period in December. According to the law, seriously ill people could demand life-threatening drugs to doctors in order to end up their lives. In 2016, California b...

Froome signs Team Sky contract extension on eve of Tour Froome signs Team Sky contract extension on eve of Tour

Froome won last year's race by more than four minutes but Boradman, who rode in eight Tours de France following his golden career on the track, says that won't be the case this time around. The Dimension Data analytics platform, which was dev...

House Passes Two Trump-Backed Immigration Bills House Passes Two Trump-Backed Immigration Bills

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill increasing prison sentences for undocumented immigrants who illegally reenter the country after being deported. Rep. LaMalfa Speaks on the House floor in support of H.R. 3003 and H.R. 3004. He's...

Vivo extends IPL sponsorship contract by five years Vivo extends IPL sponsorship contract by five years

Vivo's renewed title sponsorship will begin on August 1 and will end on July 31, 2022. With the current contract, BCCI stands to gain approximately Rs 440 crore per year. "The IPL has a history of seeing the title sponsorship rights fetch top dollar"...

Obesity Epidemic Among American Pets Obesity Epidemic Among American Pets

Meanwhile, owners with an overweight cat could spend as much as 36 percent more on various diagnostic procedures and about $1,178 more to cover overall expenses each year. That's according to a new study from Banfield Animal Hospital. Results show ...

How did the general election result affect the case for Scottish independence? How did the general election result affect the case for Scottish independence?

The party has always pushed for Scotland to berak away from the United Kingdom, and their win meant that the issue of independence never really left British politics despite the 2014 referendum defeat. British Conservative MP Mark Harper said in We...

Queen to receive massive pay boost from public funds Queen to receive massive pay boost from public funds

In 2016, the Queen received £42.8 million ($54.6 million) from the state as tax-free income . The taxpayer-funded Sovereign Grant, which pays for royal household salaries, official travel and the upkeep of royal palaces, is expected to be $138.5...

UVA Children's Hospital specialties ranked UVA Children's Hospital specialties ranked

Hackensack's children's hospital had been in the Top 50 list for several years, but had been edged out by other hospitals for the past two years. Also in the NY area, the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center in New Hyde Park, L.I., ...

Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

In a statement after the court's announcement, Trump said the high court's decision was a "clear victory" for national security. — A foreign national who seeks to enter the United States to live with a family member, such as a spouse or mot...

Lifestyle blogger Rebecca Burger killed by exploding whipped cream dispenser Lifestyle blogger Rebecca Burger killed by exploding whipped cream dispenser

A member of the Burger family took to the blogger's Instagram account to warn readers not to use the pressurised canisters, which use gas to whip cream. The consumer magazine 60 Million Consumers reported Wednesday that it had been warning c...

Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office

Nothing shows the utter cruelty of the Republican plan to destroy health care like the images of patients dragged from their wheelchairs and arrested by Capitol Police, just for protesting this terrible bill. The American Civil Liberties Unio...

America's Cup: Team NZ helmsman Peter Burling - We can't stand still America's Cup: Team NZ helmsman Peter Burling - We can't stand still

Spithill's Oracle team now face an uphill battle to win the 35th edition of the competition, where the trophy is earned by the first team to reach seven points. Spithill, an Australian, is trying to win his third straight America's Cup before he tu...

Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73 Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

The United States has condemned terrorist attacks in Quetta and Parachinar, in which scores of innocent civilians and police officers lost their lives. President Mamnoon Hussain, Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Gov...

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