SAN DIEGO (AP) All-Star closer Brad Hand and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a three-year contraction extension reportedly worth $19.75 million, pending the left-hander passing a physical. Read more
I’ll be helping build a larger meetup focused on pre-ICO companies in New York on April 23 and I’d love to see you there. It will be held at Knotel on April 23 at 7pm and will feature a pitch-off with eight startups and two panels with some yet-unnamed
The governing body has objected to the use of the Great Orme/Llandudno stage as the bonus point-paying Power Stage on the final day of the October event.Current WRC sporting regulations state the Power Stage should “be representative of the rally.” The FI
Defending NASCAR Whelen Euro Series champion Alon Day began defense of his 2017 championship in a dominating way by sweeping both ELITE 1 division races last weekend in the season opener.Not to be outdone, Frenchman Wilfried Boucenna equaled the performance
April Meteor Showers Bring May Flowers: Lyrids Expected to Peak Sunday
The universe is pulling out all the stops for this year’s Earth Day: Sunday’s annual environmental celebration will close with the April Lyrids meteor shower. The celestial event, usually lasting 10 days, is […]
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Report: Smartphone usage set to overtake time spent watching TV in China
2018 is the year that smartphone usage eclipses time spent watching TV in China and it’s all down to the growth of digital video platforms, according to a new report from eMarketer. You’d be forgiven for thinking that this had already happened i
Qualcomm extends NXP deal deadline following concern from Chinese government
The ongoing saga continues. Qualcomm has once again postponed the deadline for completing its proposed acquisition of NXP following concerns voiced by the Ministry of Commerce in China. The deal was first announced in October 2016 and things seemed to be pro
Uber has denied that its sitting CTO, Thuan Pham, met with Cambridge Analytica — the controversial political consultancy at the center of a Facebook user data misuse scandal. But it has not been able to confirm that no meetings between anyone else on it
PARIS (AP) - Thousands of people marched across France Thursday to protest French President Emmanuel Macron's labor law changes, as rail strikes and student protests continued to shake the country. Rail workers this week resumed their rolling strike aimed at
Nepal honors 1st conquest of Everest without bottled oxygen
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Nepal's government on Thursday honored two climbers who were the first to scale Mount Everest without supplementary oxygen 40 years ago. Minister for Tourism Rabindra Adhikari praised the climbers at a ceremony in the capital, Kathmand
Auction Preview: American Indian & Ethnographic Art at Skinner, Boston, May 5
What: American Indian & Ethnographic ArtWhere: Skinner, 63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116, USAWhen: May 5, 2018 at 10.00 amTop lots of the sale:- Songye Power Figure, Mankishi, Kasai region, central East Congo, large feet standing on a mound, with thick abs
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Morning Digest: New poll finds Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz in a tight race, but caution is warranted
The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, David Beard, and Arjun Jaikumar.
In blow to Trump, former Playboy model now free to talk of their alleged affair
America Media Inc., which routinely bought the stories of women who claimed to have had affairs with Donald Trump only to kill those stories later (so-called “catch and kill”), has now released a former Playboy model from a contract intended to silence
To beat ATM crisis, withdraw up to Rs 2,000 from PoS machines for free: SBI
SBI today said people in smaller towns can withdraw up Rs 2,000 a day from its PoS machines at retail outlets free of charges, a move aimed at easing cash crunch in some parts of the country.
As per the RBI guidelines, the withdrawal limit from PoS machines
Supreme Court grants Sahara time till May 15 to sell its property inside Aamby Valley
A special bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra made it clear that if the Sahara Group fails to sell its property by May 15, the Bombay High Court#39;s official liquidator will proceed with the proposed auctioning process to sell the property.
The countries with the fastest internet in the world - where does India rank?
OpenSignalâs February 2018 report throws light on the state of 4G speeds across the world. The report suggests that highest speed has hit a plateau-like stage. For more than a year now, the fastest countries in the world seem to be stuck in a holding pat
Can Animals Predict Earthquakes? New Research Suggests Not
Anecdotal evidence of animals exhibiting strange behavior before an earthquake dates back centuries. In 373 BC, rats, snakes, and weasels reportedly made a mass exodus from Helice days before a devastating tremor hit […]
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Mercedes says rivals also struggling with F1 tyre window
The Silver Arrows are winless in the first three races of the season, and suffered a worryingly heavy defeat against Ferrari in qualifying in China last time out.Vowles says that there have been times when the Mercedes W09 has been performing very well, but c
Lowes joined Aprilia as a rookie on a two-year deal in 2017, but as early as last June the Italian manufacturer was investigating replacing him.He is now back in Moto2 having been dropped in favour of ex-Pramac Ducati rider Redding, who already has four MotoG
Olympic great Walsh Jennings announces beach volleyball tour
Five-time Olympian Kerri Walsh Jennings has announced plans for her new beach volleyball circuit that will bring a sports and music festival to eight cities. The p1440 series will open in September in San Jose, California, and then over the next four months v
Kremlin denies plans to launch internet firewall similar to China’s
As the state internet watchdog Roskomnadzor continues its attempts to block the Telegram messenger service, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov dismissed reports that Russia is planning to install a nationwide online firewall. Read Full Article at RT.com