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Dec 15 2017

These Are the Healthiest (and Least Healthy) States in the US

MA claimed the top spot in the US, followed by Hawaii and Vermont. The least healthy state was MS (50), followed by Louisiana (49), Arkansas (48), Alabama (47), and West ...

Dec 15 2017

'According to Plan': CBOE Bullish on First Day of Bitcoin Futures Trading

Image source: CBOE delayed quotes dashboard as of 3:53 PM. Litecoin , ethereum , zcash, and dash are among lesser-known cryptocurrencies, each with their own trading co...

Dec 14 2017

'Mannequin Skywalker' rides Blue Origin's new crew capsule

Blue Origin launched the rocket out of West Texas. Crew Capsule 2 .0 features large windows, measuring 2.4 feet wide, 3.6 feet tall. The capsule, for the first time, h...

Dec 14 2017

European Union clears easyJet purchase of Air Berlin's assets

The European Commission called the current uncertainty for Niki employees and passengers "regrettable", and said it resulted from Air Berlin's insolvency, as well as Luft...

Dec 14 2017

Special courts to try MPs and MLAs: Centre

The court had directed the government to frame a scheme for setting up such courts exclusively to deal with criminal cases involving political persons on the lines of the...

Dec 14 2017

York becomes third United Kingdom city not to renew Uber's license

It is the third major city to ban the ride-hailing firm, which comes just months after Transport for London claimed it was not "fit and proper" and stripped it of its per...

Dec 14 2017

Morrissey denies defending Kevin Spacey

Now, Der Spiegel has shared what they claim to be the unedited recording of the interview with the This Charming Man singer, conducted on 15 November. Shirley Manson, l...

Dec 14 2017

Indian companies third most optimistic on hiring plans

The ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey was published for the first time in 1962 and is now polling nearly 59,000 employers in 43 countries and territories to measure...

Dec 13 2017

Facebook agrees to pay millions more in tax

Currently, the European commission is expected in March to release proposals on increasing tax to multinational digital companies. Facebook announced plans to change ...

Dec 13 2017

Year's best meteor shower to begin tomorrow over South Florida

Notably, the Geminids are also one of two meteor showers that come from what is believed to be an asteroid. There could be as many as 120 meteors an hour in the darkes...

Dec 13 2017

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield becomes sixth Sooner to win the Heisman Trophy

He was the clear standout player among teams that made the CFP, and he finished the campaign with 4,340 passing yards, 41 passing touchdowns and five interceptions, as we...

Dec 13 2017

Jaguars ban four fans who threw objects in Seahawks game

After what appeared to be a sports drink was thrown in his direction, Jefferson broke away and attempted to scale a short wall to get into the seating area before he was ...

Dec 13 2017

Disney and Fox deal set to be announced Thursday

CNBC reports the deal is moving closer to being finalized, with a possible announcement coming this Thursday. These include Fox's FX and National Geographic cable ...

Dec 12 2017

'Millions' of Lactalis baby milk products in worldwide recall after salmonella scare

The recall includes products for export, including to China, Taiwan, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Morocco, Lebanon, Sudan, Romania, Serbia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Colomb...

Dec 12 2017

Treaty 8 First Nations to seek Site C injunction

The project, which will now cost an estimated $10.7 billion, has been vigorously fought by both nations, whose traditional territory will be flooded by the Site C reservo...

Dec 11 2017

Orange weather warning persists

The new status orange snow-ice warning is in place for Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal , Longford, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo and began at 4pm today (Thursday December 7) and will...

Dec 10 2017

Pantone's 2018 color of the year is Ultra Violet

As we've culturally looked back to the sleazy, neon-lit 1970s and L.A. Gear 1980s to the optimistically bright Lisa Frank 1990s, we've left the door wide open for the Pat...

Dec 10 2017

Indian Government Extends Mandatory Aadhaar Linking for PAN Until March 31, 2018

This extension will include 139 services for which the deadline for linking is now December 31, 2017. "There can not be a stay on the Aadhaar scheme which has gone on...

Dec 10 2017

Salvation Army kettles raise $15400 so far

There are lots of options to choose from for two-hour volunteer shifts, running from 10 a.m.to 9 p.m. each day. To take part in this generous program, everyone is welco...

Dec 10 2017

Hush: Uber Paid Hacker $100K to Keep Quiet About Breach

A 20-year-old man was responsible for the massive data breach at Uber last year, and the company paid him to destroy the data through its bug bounty program, reports R...