Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016

13 Powerball Facts You Should Know Before Tonight's Drawing

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

Here are some of the biggest questions that players have, answered by top lottery officials. 1. How much of the jackpot goes to the winner and where does the rest of it go?

Al Jazeera America to shut down

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

Al Jazeera America, the American cable news outlet owned by Qatar-based Al Jazeera, plans to shut down less than three years after its much-ballyhooed launch, unable to overcome low ratings, operational problems and a lack of advertisers.

Atlantic City casino revenue down 6.5 pct in 2015 to $2.56B

From washingtontimes.com | Archived Version

This May 24, 2012 photo shows New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaking on the Atlantic City, N.J., boardwalk. On Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, the New Jersey Legislature plans to consider changes Christie requested to a financial assistance package for ...

Chipotle CEO Says E.coli Crisis Will Hurt Its Business Through 2016

From fortune.com | Archived Version

The burrito chain is launching a big marketing campaign to win back customers. Come next month, you can expect aggressive marketing from Chipotle Mexican Grill CMG 5.95% , imploring you to come back and give the burrito chain another chance.

Cleveland Browns hire Hue Jackson as head coach

From nfl.com | Archived Version

The Browns have hired Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson as the successor to Mike Pettine, the team announced Wednesay.

Contrary to what the Internet says, Olivia Munn and Aaron Rodgers are not engaged

From foxsports.com | Archived Version

After a tabloid magazine claimed on Monday that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn recently got engaged, the story, obviously, quickly spread across the World Wide Web.

Ex-NFL running back Lawrence Phillips dead at 40, suspected suicide in prison

From nydailynews.com | Archived Version

Lawrence Phillips, the troubled former NFL running back, was found dead in his prison cell at Kern Valley (Calif.) State Prison Wednesday morning, according to a Kern Valley Prison press release.

Friends reunion coming to NBC

From ew.com | Archived Version

Twelve years after going off the air, the cast of Friends will reunite on NBC for a two-hour special, NBC announced at the Television Critics Association's press tour in Pasadena on Wednesday.

Global Warming Could Stave Off Next Ice Age For 100000 Years

From nbcnews.com | Archived Version

OSLO - Global warming is likely to disrupt a natural cycle of ice ages and contribute to delaying the onset of the next big freeze until about 100,000 years from now, scientists said on Wednesday.

GoPro pounded 24% on late-day stunner

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

GoPro (GPRO), the maker of cameras for action-sports enthusiasts, stunned investors after the market closed with a disappointing forecast and news of job cuts.

Google dives into virtual reality with new division and new boss

From computerworld.com | Archived Version

Alphabet Inc.'s Google is focusing on virtual reality and moving the head of its product management team to run the new effort.

Google's driverless cars still need a human driver

From computerworld.com | Archived Version

Google's self-driving cars still need, well, a driver. The company released a report in accordance with regulations from the California Department of Motor Vehicles for autonomous vehicles.

Gravitational-Wave Rumours in Overdrive

From scientificamerican.com | Archived Version

Physicists have for months been buzzing about the possible detection of gravitational waves—a finding that would confirm one of the key predictions of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity.

Haley to Trump: Don't take it personally

From cnn.com | Archived Version

Washington (CNN) South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley told Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump not to take the criticism she offered up in her Republican response to the State of the Union address personally, though she affirmed Wednesday she ...

How NASA's planetary defense officer will protect Earth from asteroids

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

It's not hard to find innovative job titles in Corporate America - Apple has the genius, eBay has the chief curator and AOL has the digital prophet.

How Ted Cruz Built His Christian Connection

From time.com | Archived Version

Look past the face paint and the camo, the bird calls and the ZZ Top beard. There's one theme—one word, really—in Ted Cruz's new video announcing the endorsement of Phil Robertson that's meant to linger long after viewers stop chuckling at the sight ...

It's January and a Tropical Storm has formed in the Atlantic Ocean

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

For the first time since 1978, a named tropical weather system has formed in the Atlantic Ocean. At 4 p.m. today, the National Hurricane Center announced Subtropical Storm Alex had developed over the eastern Atlantic Ocean.

Louisiana Theater Shooter's Journal Calls US a 'Filth Farm'

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

The mentally unstable gunman who shot up a Louisiana movie theater last summer left a rambling, hate-filled journal in which he called the U.S.

Madaya: UN investigates war crimes as aid reaches starving residents

From csmonitor.com | Archived Version

People wait to leave the besieged town of Madaya, northwest of Damascus, Syria. Aid convoys reached three areas including Madaya, where U.N.

Markets Close Sharply Lower as Oil Prices Waver

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

A bad start to 2016 for the stock market got even worse. Stocks plunged Wednesday, bringing the widely watched Standard & Poor's 500-stock index down 10 percent from its November peak.

Meditation may reduce PTSD, medication in soldiers

From upi.com | Archived Version

Active-duty soldiers who practice meditation reported sleeping better, feeling less irritable, and seeing improvements in relationships.

Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight Search Leads to Shipwreck Discovery

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

In the search for MH370, Australian officials founds a shipwreck on Dec. 19 believed to be from the 19th century. 1 Share. Email. In the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, officials in Australia have inadvertently discovered a shipwreck ...

NBC Would Like Its Shot at a Live Hamilton Musical Production

From eonline.com | Archived Version

NBC would like its shot at producing a televised performance of Broadway's current biggest hit, Hamilton—you just might have to wait for it.

Outlook for iOS and Android gets Skype call scheduling

From computerworld.com | Archived Version

Outlook users who need to cook up a videoconference will have an easier time with new updates Microsoft announced for the app on iOS and Android.

Paul Ryan: Obama's State of the Union 'degrades the presidency'

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

WASHINGTON - In a scathing response to President Obama's State of the Union Address, House Speaker Paul Ryan told USA TODAY on Wednesday that the speech's political tone toward Donald Trump and the Republican presidential field "degrades the ...

President Obama's Cancer 'Moon Shot': How Scientists Are Trying to Cure the ...

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

For his last State of the Union address, President Obama announced the launch of a "moon shot" to cure cancer. While there are not many specifics on the ambitious proposal, Obama announced that Vice President Joe Biden will lead the initiative.

Review: HBO's 'Sesame Street,' Fancy but Not Free

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

Like many an urban brownstone owner, “Sesame Street” has come into some cash, and it's undertaken a lovely renovation. The new block is so clean you could eat off the pavement.

Rocky Mountains Fisher Gets Second Look at Protection

From news.discovery.com | Archived Version

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced it will be conducting a review of 11 species in the coming year, to determine if any merit protection under the U.S.

Rogers: St. Louis, San Diego never had chance vs. Los Angeles

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

LOS ANGELES - Losing is scarcely fun, whether it be a game, your mind or an NFL team. Cue predictable outrage then from the city of St. Louis, where the dark cloud hanging over the Rams the past years has emptied, depositing a film of gloom over the ...

Sources: Chandler Jones had reaction to legal substance

From espn.go.com | Archived Version

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones had a bad reaction to a substance "that is not illegal" on Sunday, which led to him being admitted to a local hospital, sources tell ESPN.

Study: Doctor burnout may increase effect of biases on care

From upi.com | Archived Version

Doctors said bureaucratic tasks, working too many hours, computerization, and dealing with insurance are among aspects of the job most burning them out.

Suicide Attack on Pakistan Polio Vaccination Center Kills 15

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

QUETTA, Pakistan - A suicide attack on a polio vaccination center in southwestern Pakistan on Wednesday killed 15 people, mainly policemen gathered to escort health workers, officials said.

Teen Charged in France Over Jewish Teacher Attack

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

PARIS - A French judge has handed preliminary charges of "attempted assassination linked to a terrorist organization" to a machete-wielding teen who attacked a Jewish teacher.

The Latest: Prefect: Ski Trail Where Avalanche Hit Was Risky

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

PARIS - The latest on the avalanche that has struck in the French Alps. All times local. 9:35 p.m.. The prefect of the Isere region has told BFM-TV that the ski trail where a deadly avalanche hit a school group was so risky it had been closed since ...

The world's largest railway exhibit is on Google Maps — and trust us, you'll ...

From mashable.com | Archived Version

More than a million people visit the quirky, high-tech and massive Miniatur Wunderland - the world's largest, tiniest-scale model railway exhibit - in Hamburg, Germany each year, but now you can do it all from the comfort of your own computer.

This drug could drastically lower the risks from bypass surgery

From babwnews.com | Archived Version

Scientists have shown that a common medication could significantly lower the complications associated with bypass surgery, and report that it's seriously under-utilized.

U.S. Economy Expands Even as Wages Stay Flat, Beige Book Says

From bloomberg.com | Archived Version

The U.S. economy expanded across most of the country in the past six weeks as the job market showed strength that's failing to stoke broad wage pressures, a Federal Reserve survey showed.

Video shows American sailor apologizing for Iran incident

From cnn.com | Archived Version

(CNN) A video aired Wednesday by Iranian state television shows an American sailor apologizing for entering Iranian waters, an embarrassing development for a U.S.

Wendell Lira wins FIFA Puskás Award 2015

From wikinews_en