Monthly Archives: March 2017

Three arrested in Atlanta highway bridge collapse: reports

Three people were in custody Friday in connection with the fiery collapse of a major interstate highway bridge running through the heart of Atlanta, local media reported, as officials said it would take months to repair the damage. Original story … Continue reading

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New York mayor says violence-torn jail complex to close

New York City’s massive Rikers Island jail complex will close in as little as 10 years, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Friday, saying falling crime levels had paved the way toward shuttering the troubled facility. The decision by the … Continue reading

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The Latest: Family speaks after remains of girl found

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the case of a Tucson girl who went missing nearly five years ago (all times local): Original story here.

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Strong iPhone 7 sales saved Apple’s manufacturer from record decline

The fate of Apple and Foxconn, its gargantuan Chinese manufacturing partner, are closely linked. When iPhone and iPad sales flatlined a little around the iPhone 6s era, Foxconn slipped into decline. From Q3 2015 to Q3 2016, Foxconn's revenue was … Continue reading

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Every manufacturer but Apple lies about laptop battery life

We've always advised people to take laptop battery life claims with a fistful of salt. So much depends on how you use your laptop that the claimed battery life is really just a best-case guess. Sure, if you're the ideal … Continue reading

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Qaeda claims suicide bombing in south Yemen

Al-Qaeda on Friday claimed responsibility for a recent deadly attack on a government building in southern Yemen, which involved a suicide bombing. Al-Qaeda’s Ansar al-Shariah arm in a statement identified the suicide bomber as Abu Amer al-Hadrami, saying he had … Continue reading

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Mylan says EpiPen manufacturing partner to expand device recall

(Reuters) – Generic drugmaker Mylan NV said on Friday that its manufacturing partner for EpiPen devices had expanded a recall of the life-saving allergy shot in the United States and other markets. The announcement comes a week after Mylan said … Continue reading

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Trump brands Russia probe 'witch hunt' as ex-aide seeks immunity

President Donald Trump on Friday blasted a probe into his team’s ties to Russia as an opposition “witch hunt,” defending his former top aide Michael Flynn’s decision to ask for immunity in the case. Trump’s ex-national security advisor, whose links … Continue reading

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AT&T, Comcast, Verizon Promise Not To Sell Customer Data

AT&T, Comcast, Verizon and other major players in the telecom industry set out Friday to combat consumer concerns about collecting and selling user information, though the actions of the companies may speak louder than their words. Original story here.

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GE CEO: Focus On Smarter Workers, Not Robots Taking Your Jobs

Policy makers are worried about automation and if smarter robots will take your jobs, but GE's CEO says these concerns are too early to worry about. Original story here.

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New Grill Brands Want to Take Over Your Backyard

Weber and Char-Broil have been making grills for more than 60 years and dominate the market. That hasn't stopped newcomers from trying to win over grilling enthusiasts with innovative designs and… Original story here.

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Trump's Most Damaging Tweet

Watch how Donald Trump's early-morning tweet about Pres. Obama tapping his "wires" has evolved into a scandal that's consumed the Trump White House, the House Intelligence Committee and even Speaker Paul Ryan. Original story here.

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Wayward Tabby returning to Denver home after 800-mile adventure

By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) – This is a story about a capricious cat named Harvey. Not just any wayward feline, mind you, but a Tabby who wandered 800 miles from Denver to Dallas, took a side trip into … Continue reading

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Trump officials defend immigration arrests at California courthouses

Federal agents have arrested illegal immigrants at California courthouses because local authorities have made such apprehensions at jails difficult, the Trump administration’s top two law enforcement officials told the state’s chief justice, who had requested a halt to the practice. … Continue reading

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Woman Arrested in 'Make My Day' Home Invasion Case Has 'a Lot of Regrets,' Defends Shooter

Elizabeth Rodriguez was the getaway driver in the in the home invasion gone wrong that left her boyfriend and two others dead. Original story here.

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