Monday, Nov 23, 2015

'They're our babies': Dozens of dogs and cats killed in animal shelter fire

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

Nearly all of the dogs and cats at a “no-kill” animal shelter in central Massachusetts died over the weekend in a fire that swept through the facility.

2 People Charged in Killing of Indianapolis Pastor's Pregnant Wife

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

Two people have been charged in connection with the killing of an Indiana pastor's pregnant wife during a burglary, officials said, and court documents suggested chilling details of the crimes including one of the suspects allegedly watching the victim ...

A giant blanket of spiderwebs appeared in Tennessee, but don't panic

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

The latest viral spider news is horrifying at face value: Residents of North Memphis, Tenn., were treated to an unexpectedly white Thanksgiving when a spider web at least half a mile long appeared on the grass.

Amber Rose Reveals Harry Styles Makes Her ''So Wet'' on the Fashion Police ...

From eonline.com | Archived Version

Fashion Police is back tonight with Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski and Melissa Rivers. The co-hosts will debate all of the celeb fashion from Sunday's American Music Awards along with special guests Amber Rose and Margaret Cho and we're bringing you a ...

Barça thrashes Real Madrid 4-0 in first El Clásico 2015/2016

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Breastfeeding May Cut T2DM Conversion From Gestational Diabetes

From medpagetoday.com | Archived Version

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Broncos to start Brock Osweiler at QB, sit Peyton Manning vs. Pats

From espn.go.com | Archived Version

The Denver Broncos will start Brock Osweiler at quarterback and sit Peyton Manning for a second straight week against the New England Patriots on Sunday night.

Cameron: UK should join anti-ISIL airstrikes in Syria

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

The president of France toured the deadliest scene of Paris' terrorist attacks Monday as British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed to push for Britain to join the growing ranks of nations bombing the Islamic State's home base in Syria.

Carson walks back support for Trump's disputed 9/11 celebration claim

From cnn.com | Archived Version

Washington (CNN) Donald Trump twice repeated over the weekend that he saw people cheering in New Jersey after the September 11 attacks -- but his claims are being widely disputed as false.

Citing “imminent” Threat, Brussels Extends High Alert

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

Citing a "serious and imminent" threat of attack, Belgium's prime minister announced Monday that Brussels will remain at the highest alert level for at least another week, maintaining security measures that have severely disrupted normal life in the ...

Dave Roberts becomes 1st minority manager in Dodgers history

From espn.go.com | Archived Version

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Emanuel condemns 'hideous' actions of police officer in shooting video

From chicagotribune.com | Archived Version

Veronica Morris Moore and other activists hold a press conference at the 2nd District Chicago police headquarters about the impending release of a video showing the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

FAA task force aims to register drone hobbyists

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

Remote-controlled aircraft larger than 9 ounces - the kind owned by hundreds of thousands of hobbyists - would have to be registered with the Federal Aviation Administration under recommendations described Monday by the leaders of a drone task force.

Fed Chair Yellen Defends Fed's Low-Rate Policies

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says while many savers have been frustrated by years of low interest rates, the rock-bottom rates were needed to boost the economy after the Great Recession.

Federal Court Rules Wisconsin Abortion Law Unconstitutional

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

A Wisconsin law that requires abortion providers to get admitting privileges at nearby hospitals is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court panel ruled Monday.

Game of Thrones season 6 teaser poster shows Jon Snow

From ew.com | Archived Version

Game of Thrones has released teaser art for season 6 featuring a broken and bloody Jon Snow. Related. Stephen Colbert scolds Barack Obama about 'Game of Thrones' · 'Game of Thrones': Ian McShane hints he's reviving a dead character.

Gene-Engineered Mosquitoes Can't Spread Malaria: Researchers

From nbcnews.com | Archived Version

Researchers in California say they have genetically engineered mosquitoes that cannot be infected with the malaria parasite - and they've done it in a way that virtually guarantees the trait will spread quickly in a population.

Google experiments with a Star Trek-style wearable

From cnet.com | Archived Version

Google's Amit Singhal: "The destiny of search is to become the Star Trek computer." Your lapel pin should be this smart.

Google gets royal help for its latest map project

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

Google has been systematically capturing images of some of the world's most beautiful and historic sites on its Street View for years, from the tallest mountains to the sea floor.

How singer Adele became one of the biggest stars in the universe

From cnn.com | Archived Version

The Recording Academy doesn't always get it right when it hands out Grammy Awards, but here are 20 cases where it did. The 2011 album was a beast, surpassing 11 million in U.S.

Improving the Eggs Before They Are Hatched

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. - A decade ago, a couple running a dairy business in Northern California visited a Mennonite farm where the owner had used a flock of laying hens to teach his children business principles and instill values like responsibility ...

Is Earth Growing a Hairy Dark Matter 'Beard'?

From news.discovery.com | Archived Version

Dark matter is thought to be everywhere, literally, but we can't see it; we can only detect its gravitational presence over large cosmic scales.

Joe Flacco Injury: Updates on Ravens Star's Knee and Recovery

From bleacherreport.com | Archived Version

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco suffered a season-ending knee injury in the team's 16-13 victory over the St. Louis Rams in Week 11.

Lawyer reveals details of arrest of 'clock kid' Ahmed, plans to file suit

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

Two months after “clock kid” Ahmed Mohamed made international headlines, new details of his controversial arrest emerged Monday in a letter his attorney has sent to school and city officials in Irving, Tex.

Mali TV shows photos of 'authors' of hotel attack

From reuters.com | Archived Version

BAMAKO Mali state television showed images on Monday of two dead men that it said were the "authors" of an attack by Islamist militants on a luxury hotel in the capital Bamako and appealed for information as to their identity.

Mars May Become a Ringed Planet Someday

From space.com | Archived Version

In a few tens of millions of years, the Red Planet may completely crush its innermost moon, Phobos, and form a ring of rocky debris, according to the new work.

Migrants stuck along Macedonian border carry out a very extreme protest

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

A group of migrants marooned on the border between Greece and Macedonia opted for a rather extreme form of protest as authorities blocked their passage deeper into Europe.

NASA Orders 1st Crewed Mission from SpaceX

From space.com | Archived Version

It's official: SpaceX will fly NASA astronauts to the International Space Station a few years from now. California-based SpaceX has secured its first astronaut taxi order under its Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) contract with NASA ...

Planned Parenthood sues Texas over threat to cut Medicaid funding

From reuters.com | Archived Version

AUSTIN, Texas Planned Parenthood, other women's health providers and a group of women in need of reproductive healthcare sued Texas on Monday, seeking to halt its threatened cut in Medicaid funding, a move they said was more about politics than ...

Police seek witnesses after 17 injured in shootout at crowded park

From cnn.com | Archived Version

(CNN) A shooting in a New Orleans park left 17 people injured, and police say they know there are "hundreds of witnesses" who have yet to come forward with what they know.

Politicians slam tax-avoiding Pfizer-Allergan mega-deal

From reuters.com | Archived Version

WASHINGTON U.S. politicians condemned Pfizer Inc's deal with Allergan Plc as a tax dodge on Monday, bringing another round of hand-wringing in Washington over the corporate tax code, though legislative action before 2017 is unlikely.

Post-'Hunger,' Hollywood hankers for next YA phenom

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

The time has come for Katniss Everdeen to hang up her bow and arrow. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 soared into theaters over the weekend, capping a young adult franchise whose book trilogy has sold more than 65 million copies in the USA ...

Refs union: Mike Budenholzer's contact with official merits suspension

From espn.go.com | Archived Version

The NBA referees' union said it deplores a decision not to suspend Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer after he made contact with an official during a loss in Cleveland on Saturday night.

Russia ETF Gains to One-Month High as Oil Boosts Energy Stocks

From bloomberg.com | Archived Version

Investors returned to the biggest exchange-traded fund tracking Russian stocks as Brent crude trading at about $45 per barrel lured them back to the cheapest equities in emerging markets.

Russia's Putin in Iran for Talks Focusing on Syria

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

TEHRAN, Iran - Russia's President Vladimir Putin visited Tehran on Monday for talks with Iranian leaders that focused on the Syrian crisis and an international peace plan intended to end the conflict.

Shazam Gets Updated With Improved Search And Song Recognition

From rapidnewsnetwork.com | Archived Version

The music can be discovered in two ways, using either the awesome music-listener or typing for it. However, the main reason for its success was the discovery of through its listening feature which was carried out using the microphone of the device on ...

Snapchat Update Story Explorer Adds More Algorithms, Reporting To Mobile App

From ibtimes.com | Archived Version

Snapchat's Story Explorer feature will let users see different perspectives of the same moment. The update, introduced Monday, relies on a technology for selecting submissions.

State Department issues worldwide travel alert

From foxnews.com | Archived Version

The State Department issued a worldwide travel alert Monday over possible risks due to increased terrorism threats. The alert comes amid information that ISIS, Al Qaeda, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan attacks in multiple ...

Will New Contraceptive Laws Lead to Over-the-Counter Birth Control?

From morningticker.com | Archived Version

Two western states will allow pharmacists to provide contraceptives without a prescription from a physician. New laws set to go into effect over the next few months will allow pharmacists to supply contraceptives, such as pills, patches and rings, to ...