Major natural gas leak sealed near Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A blowout at a natural gas well that spewed massive amounts of climate-changing methane for almost four months and drove thousands of Los Angeles families from their homes has been permanently sealed , state officials declared Th... More..

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China clash over South China Sea control intensifies after missile deployment

China on Wednesday denied widely-reported allegations that it has deployed an anti-air missile system to a disputed island chain in the South China Sea . "At the same time, the United States military has under...More..

Leaky roof at Vikings' new stadium will cost $3-4M to fix
by | Saturday, February 20, 2016

Leaky roof at Vikings' new stadium will cost $3-4M to fix

The U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis was touted as being 90 percent complete earlier this week, but now it needs repairs that could cost up to $4 million. "There is no more state money, number one, and...More..

Amtrak to restore service along Gulf Coast
by | Friday, February 19, 2016

Amtrak to restore service along Gulf Coast

The train will be in Gulfport only 10 minutes, but the city is throwing a party nonetheless with a pep rally, live music and display from the Railroad Museum and refreshments. "Today brings us closer to returni...More..

Virgin Galactic to roll out new space tourism rocket plane
by | Friday, February 19, 2016

Virgin Galactic to roll out new space tourism rocket plane

Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. Over a year after the tragedy SpaceShipTwo's arrival signals ...More..

by | Friday, February 19, 2016

Officers at hotel when slaying suspect killed self

Hamilton was the senior major gifts officer for Wabash College, a private, all-male liberal arts school in nearby Crawfordsville, according to the college's website. Police say he barricaded himself in the ...More..

MSNBC and Telemundo air Democratic town hall featuring Clinton and Sanders
by | Friday, February 19, 2016

MSNBC and Telemundo air Democratic town hall featuring Clinton and Sanders

He also noted he was once arrested in Chicago in the 1960s for  fighting  against racial segregation. This is the first time Sanders has been ahead of Clinton, who not long ago was regularly  described  as th...More..

Massive rock slide reported on I-70 in Colorado
by | Friday, February 19, 2016

Massive rock slide reported on I-70 in Colorado

The risk of rock fall rises as temperatures warm heading into spring, and freeze-thaw cycles in moist soil loosen rocks. "Repairs are still being made", Ford said, explaining that new fencing is being install...More..

by | Thursday, February 18, 2016

CDC Briefs Florida Doctors As Zika Cases Rise

It said there had been no scientific study that linked pyriproxyfen to microcephaly, which has been confirmed in 462 babies, with 41 cases linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The state's public health em...More..

Giant tumbleweed takes over town in Australia
by | Thursday, February 18, 2016

Giant tumbleweed takes over town in Australia

A nearby farmer is being blamed for failing to tend to his paddock. This is not the first time that a town has been inundated by tumbleweed. "But conditions are ideal for it at present because we had quite a ...More..

Devon Energy slashes CAPEX 75%, cuts jobs
by | Thursday, February 18, 2016

Devon Energy slashes CAPEX 75%, cuts jobs

In addition, Devon Energy is reducing its quarterly dividend by 75% to $0.06 per share, which will free up $320 million in cash flow on an annualized basis. "With the challenging industry conditions, Devon cont...More..

Apple to FBI: We Won't Hack Encrypted iPhone of San Bernardino Shooter
by | Thursday, February 18, 2016

Apple to FBI: We Won't Hack Encrypted iPhone of San Bernardino Shooter

WhatsApp CEO and founder Jan Koum posted a statement in support of Apple on his Facebook page earlier today, and he likely won't be the only one. But refusing to hack into users' phones is something Appl...More..

Trump maintains South Carolina lead
by | Thursday, February 18, 2016

Trump maintains South Carolina lead

Clinton's  status as the Democratic front-runner was jolted this month when the former secretary of state beat  Sanders  by less than a percentage point in Iowa's caucuses and lost to him by  more  than 20 poin...More..

by | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

North Korea Orders South Out of Kaesong Border Factory, Seizes Assets

In a statement, the association of South Korean companies in Kaesong denounced the government's decision as "entirely incomprehensible and unjust". South Korean news agency Yonhap reported the killing citin...More..

by | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Tesla's Model 3 To Be Unveiled March 31

However, the company impressed investors with a rosy outlook for 2016 and an on-track production forecast for Model 3 sedan. Tesla's adjusted net loss last quarter was $0.87 per share, compared to the consensus...More..

GRAMMYS: Taylor Swift gives Kanye the finger
by | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

GRAMMYS: Taylor Swift gives Kanye the finger

Moreover, much of the action in this year's Grammys was in the form of tributes . The Record of the Year goes to Ronson and Mars as well as producers including Jeff Bhasker, a fixture on the Los Angeles...More..

by | Monday, February 15, 2016

Oil prices in United States crash below $27 a barrel

The International Energy Agency has predicted that "unless something changes, the oil market could drown in over-supply" in 2016. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures were trading at $27.57 per barrel, ...More..

by | Monday, February 15, 2016

OPEC crude productivity raised in spite of low oil price

Market intelligence firm Genscape reported the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S, crude futures saw a build of almost 425,000 barrels in the week to Feb. That is contrary to the 2.4 million-barrel increase...More..

by | Monday, February 15, 2016

Cruz 'stole' Iowa polls, says Trump

The Kentucky senator had tried to improve the GOP's popularity among younger voters and minorities. But his appeal never broadened much beyond the small group of libertarian-leaning Republicans who backed the p...More..

by | Sunday, February 14, 2016

Arsenal And Leicester City Name Teams For Premier League Showdown

Leicester City beat Manchester City to go five points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League table. "A loss today would have been massive, yes", he said. This move tells me that  Arsenal  will set up...More..