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FCC Chairman Wheeler to resign on Inauguration Day

Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has announced that he will step down on January 20, Bloomberg reports . Wheeler, in a ...


Birth defects seen in 6 percent of US pregnancies with Zika

A United States study of pregnant women with Zika finds that 6 per cent of the pregnancies resulted in birth defects. " Zika virus infection poses a seri...


Twitter adds ability to broadcast live videos from app

Now, people can post real-time stories about anything under the sun with or without a Periscope account. This added functionality within the application is s...


Sensex plunges 232 points as oil prices soar

A sharp rally in crude oil prices, contraction in factory data and a likely delay in implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) had a negative effect on the...


Scores killed as crowded church collapses in Nigeria

Udom Emmanuel was at Reigners Bible Church when it collapsed and narrowly escaped injury, He has declared Monday and Tuesday as days of mourning in the state. "...


Mystery object washes up on New Zealand beach

Melissa Doubleday found this barnacle-covered object on a stroll down Muriwai beach. Or as beach-goer Melissa Doubleday put it after she found the odd object ...


AIADMK urges Sasikala to take over party reins

Addressing reporters here, the AIADMK legislature wing leader A Anbalagan said, Chinnamma (as they have come to refer to Sasikala) had been through thick and th...


Feathered dinosaur tail found encased in amber

Pretty. So pretty. Pretty to look at and pretty significant: for the first time , researchers have got their hands on the tail of a non-avian feathered dinosau...


Strong quake strikes off northern California, no tsunami threat

PT quake as having a magnitude of 6.8. According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center of the National Weather Service, there was no tsunami warning in relati...


SpaceX loses satellite launch order due to schedule delays

Inmarsat had originally planned to launch the satellite with SpaceX , but said it chose to switch to Arianespace "following the delay in SpaceX's launch sche...


Al Gore calls his meeting with Trump 'extremely interesting'

Gore said he's "protecting" the details of his conversation with the president-elect, in part to assure he'll have Trump's ear in the future. He added that t...


This Is What Got Us Sharing On Facebook This Year

The rest of the top ten Facebook Live videos globally include four more that are related to the United States presidential election, cementing its status as the...


After mistrial, slain SC man's family still expects justice

State prosecutors plan to retry Slager. Slager was sacked by the North Charleston Police Department shortly after. Scott's mother, brother, and two of his att...


Xbox Scorpio vs Xbox One S: Should You Wait?

However, Microsoft is yet to reveal the actual price it is putting up for the latest Xbox although there are rumors of the cost being close to or half of a ...


IPhone sudden shutdown problem expands as Apple reacts to Chinese watchdog

Apple has shut down rumours of exploding iPhones, blaming "external physical damage" for fires experienced by a handful of users in China . She said that the ...


IPhone device shut-down not a security issue: Apple

Apple has acknowledged and apologised for the iPhone 6s battery issue which causes an unexpected shutdown following faster battery degradation. "To an iPhone...


Green Card Saga: Wole Soyinka Hits Back At Nigerians

The President of my University, Williams Chase had applied for a green card for me, I was then on E1/B2 visa which allowed you to teach or to work in the United...


Men spin-off, Legion, gets premiere date and new trailer

Of course, not all of these personalities have society's best interest in mind, so maintaining control of them proves to be quite a chore for David. Get ready t...


Man arrested in ex-NFL player's death; sheriff defends probe

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said it will hold a press conference this morning where an update on the investigation is expected. The sheriff's offi...


Could Dakota Access pipeline move after permit is denied?

A Native American tribal leader is requesting a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump to talk about a decision on the oil pipeline in North Dakota. Energy T...


Oakland Warehouse Owner Speaks Out About Deadly Fire: 'My Heart is Broken'

According to the Associated Press, Ara Jo has been confirmed to be one of the 36 victims who perished inside the "Ghost Ship" Warehouse. "I think they bit t...


Apple submits letter to NHTSA; sends strongest hint yet about 'Project Titan'

But a new letter written by Apple's director of product integrity Steve Kenner to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) sheds some ligh...


Gut microbes promote motor deficits in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease

The study doesn't show that gut microbes cause Parkinson's, but they may suggest a way to treat the incurable condition, which affects up to a million America...


Naughty Dog Saves the Day Once Again for Sony at PSX 2016

If what Layden is saying is true - that the game is still early on and running on a new engine - don't expect to see The Last of Us: Part II on store shelves un...


Ohio St. Admin Derided Over Call For Compassion For Attacker

OSU police officer Alan Horujko, 28, shot and killed Artan within a minute of the attack starting, leading many in the campus community and the country to prai...


NY-based Air Guard Unit Rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole

It said he was taken as a precaution on the first available flight to McMurdo Station , a us research center on the Antarctic coast. Aldrin appeared in good ...


Trump says he's stepping out of business empire

There appears to be no outcome for that. A call to a Carrier spokesman to clarify was not immediately returned. What's a serious matter for a second-term cong...


Elon Musk: New Enhanced Autopilot is coming in 'about three weeks'

After Tesla made news of the upgraded package public - it is known internally as Hardware 2 - it said that cars fitted with the new hardware would not have nume...


US Airlines Flying to Cuba Despite Trump Doubts (AAL, JBLU)

On Tuesday night, thousands of Cubans, as well as leaders of Cuba's leftist allies and other developing countries, gathered in Havana's Revolution Square for ...


OPEC makes last-ditch bid to save oil deal as tensions grow

Asked whether Saudi Arabia was keeping its output high in November at around 10.6 million barrels per day, however, Falih said: "The level of demand for Saudi c...


CEO Satya Nadella speaks about 'ultimate mobile device'

The lack of next-generation portable Surface devices has clearly been compensated by the ultra-high technology Surface Studio. The two models of the Micros...


'Moana' cruises with $81.1M Thanksgiving weekend

The film features the voices of Dwayne Johnson, Auli'i Cravalho , Jemaine Clement, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Nicole Scherzinger, and Alan Tudyk. said i...


NASA is developing food bars for astronauts on long space missions

A crew member could find themselves in this suit for up to 10 hours at a time nominally for launch or landing, or up to six days if something catastrophic happe...


Hackers attack San Francisco's transit system, resulting in free rides

But it wasn't a festive act of charity by San Franscisco's Municipal Transit Authority-it was the result of a security breach of Muni's computer systems, where ...


At Least 115 Dead In Indian Train Derailment

It was not immediately clear what caused the crash or how many people were traveling on the train, Ahmed said. Although the official number of passengers was ...