Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow; stock plunges

In early March, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel received a hefty stock bonus worth about $750 million on completion of the company's initial public offering. Some $US2 billion of that loss was tied to stock compensation costs for the IPO as the company's y... More..

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Giant bird-like dinosaur species found in China
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Giant bird-like dinosaur species found in China

After more than 25 years, Baby Louie was recovered and the analysis could be completed. Studying these dinosaurs is hard because there are only three known sets of skeletal remains of giant oviraptorosaurs...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Lakers to meet with, interview De'Aaron Fox

They are assured of landing a top-four pick, but won't know their exact lottery slot until the drawing Tuesday night. Fultz averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 rebounds and 5.7 assists per game for the Huskies last sea...More..

NFL, Twitter announce more content, including 30-minute show
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

NFL, Twitter announce more content, including 30-minute show

In addition, the live pre-game coverage will include Periscope broadcasts like play warm-ups and sideline interviews, created to give football fans behind-the-scenes access to teams on game days. Amazon is now ...More..

US service member killed near Mosul identified as infantry officer
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

US service member killed near Mosul identified as infantry officer

Airwars , which monitors civilian casualties from global airstrikes, lists the death toll from coalition attacks in Iraq and Syria at 20,997. The US began the campaign of air strikes against Isis in 2014 afte...More..

U.S. Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

U.S. Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

They say Flynn's lawyer declined to co-operate with the request. He's been subpoenaed by a Senate committee investigating possible Trump campaign dealings with Russian Federation. Attorney General Sally Yates t...More..

ART giving longer life to young HIV sufferers
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

ART giving longer life to young HIV sufferers

Apparently, antiretroviral therapy was first used in the mid-1990s and involved combinations of three or more drugs that should block the HIV virus' replication. Trickey said this underlined the need for ...More..

Despite fake racist note, some Olaf students see positive
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Despite fake racist note, some Olaf students see positive

Rosalyn Eaton, the dean of students, said of the protesting students at the time, "They (students) have reason to be concerned and frightened". The note, which was found outside the Skoglund Center by a stude...More..

Measles outbreak prompts Minnesota officials to request $5mn
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Measles outbreak prompts Minnesota officials to request $5mn

Ed Ehlinger has requested the legislature create a public health response contingency fund to help battle infectious disease outbreaks. TwinCities.com reports that Somali-Americans in Minnesota actually had...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Princess Charlotte's Second Birthday Marked With New Royal Photo

In fact, it's becoming a tradition for the Cambridge children, the great-grandchildren of Queen Elizabeth II and the grandchildren of her heir, Prince Charles the Prince of Wales. He will devote more time to ...More..

Ex-'Dance Moms' star Abby Lee Miller gets 1 year in prison
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Ex-'Dance Moms' star Abby Lee Miller gets 1 year in prison

The sentencing comes a year and a half after the reality star was first indicted by a grand jury on over 20 counts of fraud. The star of Discovery's "Alaskan Bush People " pleaded guilty to lying on ap...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

5 key points in memo calling for FBI Director James Comey's firing

Rosenstein's memo makes no mention of the FBI's Russian Federation investigation, which is probing both Russia's hacking of Democratic groups past year and whether Trump campaign associates had ties to Mosc...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Middlesbrough must reflect on relegation, says Steve Agnew

Steve Agnew , who won just one of nine matches since taking over as caretaker manager in March, pointed to a lack of goals as a reason for Boro's poor record and remained quiet regarding his future at the River...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Comey looked to expand probe before Trump fired him

Both cases involve a president getting rid of an official leading an investigation that could ensnare the White House. President Trump abruptly fired F.B.I. In the Russian city of Sochi, Putin said Comey's...More..

Judge Vacates Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Judge Vacates Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction

Susan Garsh said a legal doctrine that calls for vacating convictions when a defendant dies before an appeal can be heard was binding precedent . Hernandez killed himself last month in prison while serving...More..

Always Dreaming Gets Dream Trip in Kentucky Derby 143
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Always Dreaming Gets Dream Trip in Kentucky Derby 143

Between them, he and Velazquez were two-for-63 in the fabled race that kicks off the coveted treble completed by the Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Joining forces, they were unbeatable on a cool and rainy day ...More..

See the (Adorable) Birthday Photograph of Princess Charlotte That Kate Middleton Took
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

See the (Adorable) Birthday Photograph of Princess Charlotte That Kate Middleton Took

The photos were taken by the Duchess of Cambridge herself, around the family home Anmer Hall in Norfolk. In the image, Charlotte is wearing a knitted yellow cardigan with sheep on and a navy blue clip in he...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Tunnel collapses at Washington state nuke site

But officials say no radiation was released and no workers were hurt. Henderson says that a routine surveillance of the area showed some dirt had given way above the tunnel. "After extensive testing the sit...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Donald Trump insists there is no evidence of his collusion with Russia

In a second tweet , Trump said Yates should be asked under oath "if she knows how classified information got into the newspapers" soon after she raised concerns about Flynn with McGahn. He said Flynn's sec...More..

House passes bill to temporarily avert shutdown
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

House passes bill to temporarily avert shutdown

But at least the government probably won't be shut down - for at least another week. Next week, the House may revisit another hot button issue: a revised health care reform bill that was initially supposed to...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Incredible New Experiment Shows Babies Can Be Grown In Artificial Wombs

The device mimics the prenatal fluid-filled environment to give the tiniest newborns a precious few weeks to develop their lungs and other organs. The team created a fluid-filled transparent container to si...More..

HIV+ rape victim cant terminate pregnancy as it is risky: SC
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

HIV+ rape victim cant terminate pregnancy as it is risky: SC

The bench further ordered Bihar to compensate the woman to the tune of Rs 3 lakh for the delay caused to her, and also sought for a compliance report by August 9. The woman wanted to terminate her pregnancy aft...More..

Travel ban opponents demonstrate at courthouse
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Travel ban opponents demonstrate at courthouse

One of the judges, Robert B. King, pointed out that the so-called "Muslim ban" Trump repeatedly spoke of during his run for president was still on his campaign website as of Monday. He also argued that "Trump w...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Floods drive almost 1900 from homes in Canada's Quebec

In total, almost 150 municipalities across Quebec have been affected by the floods. More than 2,000 homes have been flooded in 130 towns and cities, with the authorities urging residents to leave before it is...More..

Police officer accused of striping, molesting Jammu woman in custody
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Police officer accused of striping, molesting Jammu woman in custody

She alleges the officer forcibly removed her clothes and proceeded to insert chilli powder and a beer bottle in her genitals. The cops of Kana Chak police station, she said, arrested her from her house and lo...More..