February 9

Playground punch: Student pleads guilty to manslaughter of Oisín McGrath

A 20-year-old student has admitted his responsibility for the untimely and tragic death of Belcoo schoolboy Oisín McGrath who died from a playground …

Crime

Mbete cleared of wrongdoing over unpaid Speaker’s Ball bill

National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete has reportedly been cleared by parliament’s Joint Committee on Ethics and Members’ Interests of any wrongdoing …

News (South Africa)

Man found guilty of raping woman 'lost on night out in Dublin' does not accept verdict - court

A man found guilty of raping a woman he met after she became lost on a night out in Dublin city does not accept the jury verdict, a court has heard.

Crime

Bill Murray, the golfer, through the years

Bill Murray turns 67 years old on Thursday.<p>Murray, of course, has been very involved in the sport of golf. He starred in the popular movie …

Golf

Building a Mt. Rushmore of Oklahoma City Thunder cult heroes

DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 9: Kendrick Perkins #5 of the OKC Thunder battles for position against Kenneth Faried #35 and Wilson Chandler #21 of the Denver …

Basketball

Maple Leafs in a hurry with their vets

NIAGARA FALLS — With most of their roster set to return, the Maple Leafs might have used their eight exhibition games to decide their fourth line and …

Canadian News

First Glance at the Dallas Mavericks on NBA2K18

The video game world is ablaze as the latest edition of the NBA2K video game is out for fans who pre-ordered the game. Here is what the Dallas …

NBA

City Council to Consider New Rules for Pot Production

San Diego city leaders meet Monday to consider new regulations for marijuana businesses now that California voters have approved recreational use of …

Cannabis

Time-lapse video shows cracked Big Sur bridge being rebuilt

Big Sur residents stranded by highway and bridge closures may soon be getting some relief. Time-lapse video released by Caltrans on Wednesday shows progress being made on the Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge.<p>Between Aug. 21 and Aug. 28, crews put in place steel support beams upon which the new Highway 1 …

Weather

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September 29, 2017 |<p>And wind and solar energy costs have fallen dramatically in recent years, with solar representing the largest source of new …

Wind Power

UH OH: Is Trump Planning To Bargain Away Citizenship For ‘DREAMers’?

According to <i>McClatchy</i>, President Trump may be readying a plan for illegal immigration that would protect “Dreamers,” children brought into the United …

Conservative View

Nissan sees benefit from Europe's shift away from petrol, diesel

YOKOHAMA (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) on Thursday said the intention among European governments to shift from diesel and petrol cars to electric vehicles would be positive for the automaker as it would help to boost sales of its Leaf electric model.<p>A Nissan Leaf electric car is displayed at …

Electric Vehicles

Republican lawmakers rally around Sessions as Trump intensifies pressure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Republican lawmakers rallied to the defence of Jeff Sessions on Tuesday as allies of the attorney general said President Donald Trump appeared to be trying to pressure him to quit by repeatedly criticizing him on Twitter and in interviews.<p>Trump said again he was …

Donald Trump

AWESOME THING WE DRANK | Gently Fizzed ‘Ri-Kyu’ Kombucha Cocktail At Grapes & Soda

Leave it to Grapes & Soda barman Satoshi Yonemori to make his own kombucha, throw it in a cocktail and create something delightful! Served over an …

Lifestyle (Canada)

AWESOME THING WE DRANK | The Timely ‘Campfire’ Cocktail At Nomad On Main Street

Campfire ban got you down? Don’t have an “in” somewhere in the Fog Zone? Head up to Main Street’s Nomad and responsibly drown your sorrows in “The …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Court to rule on protecting child victims, criminals

Iavan Pijoos, News24<p>Pretoria - The High Court in Pretoria is on Tuesday expected to rule on a bid to stop the media from identifying child victims, …

Judiciary

Apple challenges Imagination's timeline, declares it stopped taking new IP in 2015

Apple has apparently taken issue with Imagination Technologies statements against it, and now says that the GPU maker knew that Apple was cutting …

Apple Watch

[UPDATE] Harlem Residents Terrorized By Raccoons

<i>(© Chris Wolf / istockphoto)</i><p><b>[UPDATE BELOW]</b> Raccoons have taken over this city's subways, public parks, and official Twitter accounts, and now they're …

New York City

Jeff Sessions lauds MS-13 arrests in El Salvador

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in El Salvador yesterday, congratulated that nation’s top prosecutor for criminally charging hundreds of members …

Latin America

2 Parliament 'white shirt cops' cleared by IPID

Paul Herman, News24<p>Cape Town - Two Parliament security officials who were accused of also being police officers when they intervened during the 2017 …

News (South Africa)

Harry Potter still casts spell for fans 20 years on

LONDON (Reuters) - Dressed in a long black gown and holding a wand, George Massingham is keen for everyone to know he is a Harry Potter super fan.<p>If he isn’t doing Professor Severus Snape, the mysterious potions master at Hogwarts School, the 27-year-old likes to dress in some other costume …

Harry Potter

Wider Image: Harry Potter still casts a spell for fans 20 years on

LONDON (Reuters) - Dressed in a long black gown and holding a wand, George Massingham is keen for everyone to know he is a Harry Potter super fan.<p>If he isn’t doing Professor Severus Snape, the mysterious potions master at Hogwarts School, the 27-year-old likes to dress in some other costume …

Harry Potter

In a Second Case, Judge Specifies Search Terms for Parties to Use: eDiscovery Case Law - CloudNine

In <b>Abbott v. Wyoming Cty. Sheriff’s Office, No. 15-CV-531W (W.D.N.Y. May 16, 2017)</b>, New York Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott granted the plaintiff’s …

Digital Forensics

The Time America Thought the Nazis Bombed New York City

This week Americans celebrated the seventy-third anniversary of D-Day, the famous amphibious landing in Normandy when the United States and England …

Military History

GameStop Customers' Credit Cards May Have Been Stolen, Company Says

A very bad year for GameStop got even worse this week, as the retailer sent out letters to online customers informing them that their credit cards …

Gaming

Friend's death hangs heavy over Bolt's final Jamaica run

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) - Sprint king Usain Bolt is determined to go out in a blaze of glory when he runs his final race in Jamaica this weekend, even though his preparations have been disrupted by the death of his close friend Germaine Mason.<p>Jamaica's Olympic champion Usain Bolt reacts as he …

Olympics

Despite an obsession with being punctual, Trump consistently fails to meet his own deadlines - Salon.com

If there's one thing President Trump has been consistent at, it's failing to meet his own deadlines.<p>Trump has often promised big plans or important announcements arriving in the near future, yet he has consistently failed to bring them into fruition, according to Bloomberg. For instance, when Trump …

Liberal View

One Pot Pad Thai - A Perfect Easy Weeknight Dinner

To make the sauce, first mix the fresh lime juice and brown sugar in a small bowl. Now add the rest of the sauce ingredients and stir well to …

Recipes

Seadrill vs. Transocean: Surviving Low Oil Prices | Investopedia

In the past 12 months, crude oil prices have stabilized in the $45 – $55 range for West Texas intermediate crude (WTI), off of its $30 lows in early …

Oil

Florida man sues James Cameron for apparently stealing 'Titanic' story

We all know what happened on the Titanic -- and, likely, what happened in James Cameron's 1997 film <i>Titanic</i>. One Florida man, however, claims the story is his ... and wants $300 million for it.<p>Stephen Cummings is suing director James Cameron for apparently using his life story. Cummings claims that …

Titanic