Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez kills himself in prison

He had allegedly hanged himself with a bed sheet. Hernandez apparently jammed the door to prevent officers from entering, didn't leave a suicide note and wasn't on suicide watch because he didn't appear to be at risk, according to prison officials.... More..

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That annoying runner on your social media feed is deeply influential
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

That annoying runner on your social media feed is deeply influential

Choosing 1.1 million people who used specific social media network, Sinan Aral and Christos Nicolaides of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S., used fitness-tracking devices to monitor their running in...More..

Oracle adds attention analytics to its data cloud with Moat buy
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Oracle adds attention analytics to its data cloud with Moat buy

Moat will remain an independent platform within Oracle Data Cloud , providing measurement, analytics, and intelligence to the world's largest brands including Nestle, Procter & Gamble, and Unilever, and leadi...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Top 10 percent change advancing in Texas Senate

In the House, Majority Leader Ray Rodrigues (R-Estero) is backing a measure that takes a more restrictive approach than any of the proposals in the Senate . The bill was also amended to include provisions deal...More..

Irish house prices post fastest growth since 2015
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Irish house prices post fastest growth since 2015

Of these properties, 1,697,665 were occupied by residents of the state, while there were 183,312 vacant houses and apartments and 62,148 vacant holiday homes. "We see house price growth remaining in positive te...More..

Cure For Dementia? Umbilical Cord Blood Revitalizes Brain Function, Study Finds
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Cure For Dementia? Umbilical Cord Blood Revitalizes Brain Function, Study Finds

But older mice that were given human cord plasma depleted of TIMP2 derived no learning and memory benefits. "The really exciting thing about this study , and previous studies that have come before it, is...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Canada refutes United States claims of unfair dairy trade

Henderson is not alone in facing an existential threat, said Brown. "Supply management allows that". Trump levelled the threat during an event at a Wisconsin factory where he unveiled his "Buy American-Hire...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Key facts as Texas governor revives push for 'bathroom bill'

But as long as you have liability insurance, the bill would guarantee your right to rent out your house for short-term stays, and ban cities from trying to stop you. The author of the 2015 bill Sen. Kel Seliger...More..

Canadian government unveils marijuana legalization bill
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Canadian government unveils marijuana legalization bill

The minimum age for recreational use of marijuana has been set at 18, but provinces can decide to set a higher minimum age , as some now do in the case of alcohol. A frontrunner for the leadership of the Tor...More..

Police department's 4/20 operations tweet goes viral
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Police department's 4/20 operations tweet goes viral

The tweet showed an officer hiding behind a garbage can with a net, closely watching a few bags of chips, a bag of White Castle, a can of Mountain Dew and some video games. "Discreet traps have been set up thro...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

As March Unemployment Rate Dips, So Do Available Jobs

The seasonally-adjusted rate is.9 percent lower than it was this time previous year. From February to March, the total nonfarm employment increased by 8,600 jobs. The labor department urges that those searchi...More..

Thousands oppose nuns owning new hospital
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thousands oppose nuns owning new hospital

Harris said: "Questions have been raised about financial benefits to the Sisters of Charity due to the maternity hospital being developed on their campus". The minister said "reserved powers" have been set ou...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Harry Redknapp appointed Birmingham manager

Gianfranco Zola resigned yesterday at the Championship club after overseeing a awful run of form that yielded only two wins in 22 games since taking over four months ago. I got a phone call last night from the ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Boris Johnson to make statement on crises in North Korea and Syria

Syria agreed to give up its chemical weapons arsenal in 2013. In an address to British MPs on Tuesday, Johnson said the UK government has not taken any decision yet but would find it "very difficult" to rej...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

What Trump's H-1B Order Means For Indian IT Companies: 10 Points

Trump toured the headquarters of tool manufacturer Snap-on Inc., and then signed an order aimed at curbing what his administration said are hiring abuses in a visa program. "So they've said before and they ...More..

Senators debate adding tax cuts to road-funding bill
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Senators debate adding tax cuts to road-funding bill

Ron Simmons , R-Carrollton, a "thoughtful proposal". It instead bans cities from adopting nondiscrimination ordinances that would apply to restrooms. Abbott was noncommittal over similar language that passed ...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Cigarettes in NYC are about to get a lot more expensive

He plans to accomplish this audacious feat of social engineering by taxing the hell out of tobacco products, and making packs of cigarettes even more expensive. Lander also sponsored a bill that would eventuall...More..

People Who Bike To Work Live Longer, Have Lower Risk Of Cancer
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

People Who Bike To Work Live Longer, Have Lower Risk Of Cancer

Shifting to cycling or walking could not only save lives but save up on many lengthy stays in the hospitals.This counted for individuals who caught heart disease and cancer later on in life due to their sedenta...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Brokers Change Their Target Price On KB Financial Group Inc (NYSE:KB)

The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $63.09 price target, but the stock is already up 6.06% from its recent lows. The company has a market capitalization of $17.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.37 and a b...More..

Colleges remain closed for third day in Kashmir
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Colleges remain closed for third day in Kashmir

Protests however broke out today in parts of Kashmir including Sopore, Palhalan, Delina, Ajas, Nadihal and Kangam where students took out demonstrations in solidarity with the students of Pulwama Degree College...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Britain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap election

It's because the public don't trust the party with Brexit. "We will be taking a proud record of a Conservative government, but more than that we will taking our plans for the future of this country". "She can...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Fire Marshal Distributes 300 Free Smoke Alarms

Chaney says in the past eight years, the number of those deaths has been reduced by almost 36 percent. "We're going through all the neighborhoods in the Ogden area and our focus is on providing them with the ...More..

Sathyaraj still Silent: Rajamouli fails to Convince Kannadas
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sathyaraj still Silent: Rajamouli fails to Convince Kannadas

SS Rajamouli implores the pro-Kannada organisations to not involve them in this issue as the filmmakers in are in no way connected to it. "Other films of Sathyaraj which were released earlier here weren't wor...More..

Uber, Lyft regulations bill heads to governor's desk
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Uber, Lyft regulations bill heads to governor's desk

Rick Scott, who has expressed support for similar bills in the past. "Brandes and Reps. Sprowls and Grant for producing a measured final product and encourage Gov. Instead, the companies would need to meet stat...More..

Tennis star Serena Williams hints she is pregnant in Snapchat selfie
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Tennis star Serena Williams hints she is pregnant in Snapchat selfie

In January, Williams beat her sister Venus in the Australian Open final to win a record-breaking 23rd Grand Slam . Williams, who got engaged to Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian late past year, has nothing lef...More..

Three Munster players named in British and Irish Lions squad
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Three Munster players named in British and Irish Lions squad

Warburton, who stood down from the Wales captaincy this year, joins England's Martin Johnson as the only men to have led the Lions twice. JARED PAYNE has admitted his shock at making Warren Gatland's Lions sq...More..

Pence promotes Trump's economic plans in Japan
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pence promotes Trump's economic plans in Japan

Tension on the Korean Peninsula has risen this month, with the Trump administration stepping up pressure on North Korea and two major anniversary events in North Korea. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has sought to e...More..

'Charging Bull' Sculpture Artist Not Happy With NYC Over 'Fearless Girl'
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

'Charging Bull' Sculpture Artist Not Happy With NYC Over 'Fearless Girl'

Di Modica claims that the statue is an " advertising trick " created by two corporate giants State Street Global Advisors, the Boston-based investment giant, and McCann , its NY advertising firm . "[De Blasio...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

France says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdle

According to The Mirror the video was shown at the Day of the Sun festival, a holiday celebrating Kim Jong-Un's grandfather, and was created to demonstrate the power and strength of the North Korean army. We'...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 percent'

Meanwhile, US vice president Mike Pence warned North Korea not to test the resolve of America's military, promising it would make an "overwhelming and effective" response to any use of conventional or nuclear w...More..

White House Stalker Who Harassed Malia Obama Captured
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

White House Stalker Who Harassed Malia Obama Captured

TheNew York Daily News has reported Jair Nilton Cardoso , 30, visited the 18-year-old former First Daughter twice while she was working internships at two separate locations. They also recognized him from tr...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Japan's Abe stresses need for 'pressure' on North Korea

Pence arrived in Japan for talks Tuesday expected to focus largely on trade with America's anchor ally in the region. Pence, on Tuesday, reassured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the U.S.is ready to w...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

British Parliament Backs May's Plan for June 8 Snap Election

With Mrs May needing the support of 434 MPs - two thirds of all seats in the House of Commons - some 522 voted for the early election, with just 13 against. Juncker's spokesman said the election would not delay...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Economic Outlook: IMF projects Luxembourg growth slowdown

According to IMF, Romania will record the second highest economic increase in Europe this year, surpassed only by Iceland (5.7%). "The lion's share of the 1.6 percentage point decline in growth between 2011 a...More..

In death, Hernandez's murder conviction likely to be tossed
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

In death, Hernandez's murder conviction likely to be tossed

But because of an obscure legal principle, Aaron Hernandez's death during the appeal process means he dies innocent of the 2013 murder in the eyes of the law. The New England Patriots learned of former tight en...More..