• Canada claims 4th at Sevens World Series event
Canada claims 4th at Sevens World Series event

Geduld built on the South Africans' tally when he added his name to the try-scoring list again early in the second half to extend the Blitzboks' lead to 24-0. Some of their players are moving on and you could see how motivated they were to win for them in their last tournament. The Canadians began the day with a 26-5 win over Russian Federation...

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  • Ivanka and husband veto Trump's anti-LGBT executive orders
Ivanka and husband veto Trump's anti-LGBT executive orders

After her father won presidential election, it was reported that Ivanka would not take on a role in the White House and will concentrate on settling her family in Washington, D.C. A draft executive order on LGBT rights that outlines how to roll back former President Barack Obama's protections and expand legal exemptions based on religious beliefs h...

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  • Florida Panthers owner won't become US Army secretary
Florida Panthers owner won't become US Army secretary

In a statement , Viola, a West Point graduate, said overcoming the ethical conflicts had "proven insurmountable". Vincent Viola , a billionaire Wall Street broker and the owner of the Florida Panthers hockey team, was tapped by Trump in mid-December, but announced in a Friday night statement that his sprawling business interests made the confi...

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  • Canada's Hudson's Bay makes takeover approach for Macy's
Canada's Hudson's Bay makes takeover approach for Macy's

Canadian-based Hudson Bay is reportedly in talks to acquire USA department store chain Macy's . BNN speaks with Mark Satov, strategy advisor with Satov Consultants, about reports that Hudson's Bay is in takeover talks with Macy's . Macy's , which has been grappling with declining sales for two years now and is closing 63 stores this year an...

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  • PM stood up to Trump, colleagues say
PM stood up to Trump, colleagues say

The tweet followed on from reports earlier this week of a fractious phone call between Turnbull and Trump, which was brought to an abrupt halt by the US President. Turnbull also scrambled to assure his constituents that Trump had pledged to honor the deal. Corker added that he didn't know anything about the refugee deal, but said, "Generally...

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  • Greenpeace Calls Senators Who Voted To Confirm Rex Tillerson Spineless
Greenpeace Calls Senators Who Voted To Confirm Rex Tillerson Spineless

John McCain of Arizona and Marco Rubio of. In naming Tillerson, Trump called him an "embodiment of the American Dream" and cited the oil executive's "tenacity, broad experience and deep understanding of geopolitics". Tillerson surpassed 51 votes for him, enough for a simple majority to approve his nomination. The rule requires at least one Demo...

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  • Southern New Jersey mostly spared by latest winter storm
Southern New Jersey mostly spared by latest winter storm

Exact details on snowfall amounts still were being worked out Monday morning , but the Weather Service said moderate to high snow accumulations were possible depending on where the front stalls. Best timing for the snowflakes will be midday, between about 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. A weak low pressure system is passing to our south today , bringing a b...

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  • Fallout 4 PS4 Pro update and PC High Resoluti
Fallout 4 PS4 Pro update and PC High Resoluti

A nice little surprise for those still trekking though the Commonwealth, building up their settlements or messing around within the game's modding scene. With new updates coming to Fallout 4 next week, the gorgeous art and graphics for this title will be better than ever. Bethesda has also released a new recommended PC specs list to play with...

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  • Analyst Recommendations And Revisions: Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE:SE)
Analyst Recommendations And Revisions: Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE:SE)

Return on Assets (ROA) for Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. NYSE:ETP Oil & Gas Pipelines is now valued at -0.90%. Chicago-based equity research firm Zacks Investment Research has assigned this stock ABR (Average Brokerage Recommendation) of 2.67, suggesting the market has given up on the stock.

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  • Pep Guardiola reacts to Manchester City win over Crystal Palace
Pep Guardiola reacts to Manchester City win over Crystal Palace

It is always sad whenever a talented player has to leave a club because a better guy arrives, but considering the fact that this is a business (and now more than ever) we guess that's just the way it goes, and these professional players have to be used to this kind of treatment.

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  • Apple Vaporizer Patent Spurs Speculation of Cannabis Industry Entry
Apple Vaporizer Patent Spurs Speculation of Cannabis Industry Entry

The document was apparently filed past year and it shows the plans for one apparatus which can be used to regulate the temperature within a canister so that it could be used to release heat. The patent also makes a suggestion that the substance placed in the vaporizer could be either a "solid precursor" or a "liquid chemical", which has some questi...

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  • Scientists Plan Own March on Washington
Scientists Plan Own March on Washington

While it remains to be seen if the myriad of causes and organizations represented at the marches can coalesce into a broad-based opposition, two plans for marches have gone viral since an army of pink hats took over America's cities. "The diversity of life arose by evolution", stated the site . Politicians who devalue expertise risk making decisio...

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  • Trump refugee ban could ensnare Iranian Oscar nominee Asghar Farhadi
Trump refugee ban could ensnare Iranian Oscar nominee Asghar Farhadi

Farhadi's film " A Separation " won an Oscar in 2012. Farhadi's film, The Salesman , was filmed in his native Tehran and is his second film to be nominated for an Oscar. In a tweet, the 33-year-old Iranian actress blamed Trump saying: "Trump's visa ban for Iranians is racist". "So it's not acceptable to me to respect a state that does not r...

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  • NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Beamed Back Spectacular Image of Saturn's Arctic Moon Tethys
NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Beamed Back Spectacular Image of Saturn's Arctic Moon Tethys

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has released images of one of Saturn's moons, Tethys, comparing it with an eyeball. NASA think the moon resembles "an eyeball staring off into space" which is only slightly less creepy than a Death Star lookalike.

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  • 'Alternative' National Parks Twitter account gains 170000 followers overnight
'Alternative' National Parks Twitter account gains 170000 followers overnight

That has led to a backlash from both official accounts and "rogue" accounts that have been set up - and claim to be run by real National Parks staff in their spare time - both of which have been tweeting climate change information and data.

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  • Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) 4Q16 earnings; Misses Street View
Halliburton (NYSE:HAL) 4Q16 earnings; Misses Street View

They issued a buy rating on the stock. Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL ) in which Bernstein Initiates Coverage On Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL ) to Outperform by settling a price target of $64 on 12/02/16.

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  • Salah sinks Ghana as Egypt go through
Salah sinks Ghana as Egypt go through

But Egypt went in front in the 11th minute thanks to a moment of inspiration from their star man Salah, the Roma player smashing home a free-kick on his left foot from 23 yards that left Razak Brimah in the Ghana goal rooted. "I said before the two teams we could have played were good and it would be a tough game". From it, Yves Bissouma produc...

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  • Trudeau backs Trump over Keystone pipeline
Trudeau backs Trump over Keystone pipeline

Barack Obama halted the Keystone pipe from Canada to Nebraska in 2015 amid fears it would undercut efforts to clinch a global climate change deal. Former President Barack Obama stopped the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in late 2015, declaring it would have undercut USA efforts to clinch a global climate change deal that was a centerpiece of his e...

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  • U.S. court refuses to reconsider decision in Microsoft email case
U.S. court refuses to reconsider decision in Microsoft email case

Stored Communications Act ( SCA ) doesn't allow worldwide search under a U.S. warrant, wrote Judge Susan Carney. The Redmond company sued the federal government a year ago, arguing that frequent court orders for customer data - many of which come with a prohibition on telling the person that the government came calling - violate the Constitu...

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  • Marchionne welcomes Trump's plans (3)
Marchionne welcomes Trump's plans (3)

Former president Barack Obama had rejected TransCanada's Keystone XL oil pipeline in November 2015 after environmentalists campaigned against the project for more than seven years. No automaker has announced plans to build a new US factory in recent years, but jobs have been added at existing plants. "They're using Trump as a marketing channel", ...

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  • Google's former search leader Amit Singhal is joining Uber
Google's former search leader Amit Singhal is joining Uber

He founded the Singhal Foundation, which aims to provide education to underprivileged children in India. It launched a second fleet in San Francisco last month, but a feud with California regulators over Uber's failure to obtain proper permitting compelled the company to take its autonomous testing cars off the streets.

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  • On Saturday Night Live, It's Vladimir Putin's America Now
On Saturday Night Live, It's Vladimir Putin's America Now

After attempting to calm the fears of the Americans, Bennett took a shot at Trump's inauguration crowd numbers. "It went all the way back to the Washington Monument". "However, I am happy so many people came to your inauguration". "Crazy couple of days", Ansari said. She also identified some of the perks of living under Putin's rule.

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  • Trump team in fresh war of words with U.S. media
Trump team in fresh war of words with U.S. media

Priebus argued that there was a media conspiracy to delegitimize Trump's presidency, claiming that media outlets were incorrect to report on issues including Russia's meddling in the United States presidential election. "This is a ridiculous conversation - but there were huge areas" of blank space at Mr. Trump's inaugural, Mr. Wallace said. In a ...

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  • Net neutrality critic Ajit Pai elevated to FCC chairman, reports say
Net neutrality critic Ajit Pai elevated to FCC chairman, reports say

A Republican, Pai is a staunch opponent of Net Neutrality, arguing that it's an overreaching government regulation that leads to "higher broadband prices, slower broadband speeds, less broadband deployment, less innovation, and fewer options for consumers".

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  • New Nintendo Switch image reveals unannounced games
New Nintendo Switch image reveals unannounced games

With all the excitement with the Nintendo Switch and the sports games that are included, all was well. First of all, this is Nintendo's traditional approach to consoles. Looking back, there are a ton of indies that immediately strike as games that would have benefited from Switch's capabilities. Now, don't get too upset if you don't live in...

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  • Four people killed as tornado rips through Mississippi
Four people killed as tornado rips through Mississippi

In the aftermath of the storm, people were trapped in their homes and Mayor Johnny DuPree issued an emergency declaration and told reporters that a search and rescue mission is underway in the city of more than 48,000 citizens. Dormitories and other buildings were damaged, the school said. Windows were blown out and roofs of buildings peeled back...

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  • 2016 officially warmest on record for globe, NOAA says
2016 officially warmest on record for globe, NOAA says

Climate scientist Michael Mann said: "For the first time in recorded history, we have now had three consecutive record-warm years for both the globe and the Northern Hemisphere". " 2016 is remarkably the third record year in a row in this series ", said GISS Director Gavin Schmidt. Phenomena such as El Niño or La Niña, which warm or cool the ...

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  • 'Google promotes its own products on its search engine'
'Google promotes its own products on its search engine'

For example, every search for "laptops" showed an ad for Google's Chromebook, 98 percent of the time a search for "watches" displayed an ad for an Android smartwatch and virtually every search for "phones" began with three consecutive ads for Google's new Pixel phone .

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  • Netflix added 7 million subscribers in Q4
Netflix added 7 million subscribers in Q4

Stock exchanged hands with the total volume of 4.81 Million shares, as contrast to its average volume of 7.24 Million shares. Global expansion ( Netflix is now available in 190 countries) and new original content has helped fuel Netflix' growth.

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  • Antarctic ice crack forces temporary base evacuation
Antarctic ice crack forces temporary base evacuation

According to BBC News , the inhabitants will leave in March. Although the British Antarctic Survey (BAS ) says nobody is immediate danger, they can not be sure that conditions would not worsen during the hard conditions of the southern polar winter when an evacuation would be impossible.

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  • Nintendo Switch Launch Games Confirmed
Nintendo Switch Launch Games Confirmed

If you want a version that actually charges the Joy-Con halves while they're connected to the Grip, as Eurogamer spotted, you'll need to buy a Charging Grip for £28. It is also reported that the gamers could no longer send in preorders or reservations for the Nintendo Switch on these websites . And these are game cards - not cartridges, ...

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"'Was that Godzilla?" Video of massive alligator goes viral

Among those sharing Joiner's footage was Things Floridians Like , which added a Jurassic Park twist to its video (posted above). "The gators cross often and I saw this one coming so I wasn't scared, just gave him space". The FWC provides a resource guide to avoid being bitten by Florida alligators . It's estimated that Florida is home to more...

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  • Pilots get a new mode in Titanfall 2
Pilots get a new mode in Titanfall 2

The studio has not yet revealed when they will be dropping this new content but they mentioned that it is " coming soon ". You can now order the game for your Xbox One, you can buy it digitally here. This will be available in the update of the next title. Playable only in the Live Fire playlist, these two maps are tight, enclosed death boxes de...

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  • Trailer Released For Ultra Street Fighter II
Trailer Released For Ultra Street Fighter II

For the first time in almost 20 years, since Super Street Fighter II, two new characters join the fight; Evil Ryu and Violent Ken. Choose between classic pixel-art graphics for a retro nostalgia trip, or enjoy HD graphics created by UDON Entertainment.

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  • Senate approves exception for Mattis to serve as Defense Secretary
Senate approves exception for Mattis to serve as Defense Secretary

Budget caps: Mattis said he doesn't believe any agreement to modify the 2011 Budget Control Act must apportion equal increases to defense and domestic spending, as did the Obama administration. Mattis joins Trump picks who have taken a strong stance on Russian Federation during confirmation hearings this week. Mr Pompeo also signalled he would ...

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  • Nintendo Switch: Release Date, Price And Other Details
Nintendo Switch: Release Date, Price And Other Details

When you detach it from the console, it turns into not just one but two controllers . The hybrid console will be released on March 3 and cost $299. Consumers will have two options: one with all-grey controllers , or one with neon red and blue controllers .

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  • Retail takings up 1.1% in November, but fall again without vehicle sales
Retail takings up 1.1% in November, but fall again without vehicle sales

But department stores clearly did not feel the holiday glow, with sales down 7.0% over previous year. And sales at retailers excluding auto dealerships and. The index later turned mostly flat and was last at 101.390, but was still set to finish the week down 0.8 percent to mark its worst week since early November.

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  • Takata to cut $1bn plea deal in USA over exploding air bags
Takata to cut $1bn plea deal in USA over exploding air bags

Three Takata executives have been charged in six counts of conspiracy, wire fraud in scheme to hide defect in air bag inflators. On Friday, three long-time executives from the company were indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

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  • Google Solar Drone Program Canceled
Google Solar Drone Program Canceled

A series of setbacks apparently hobbled the team's progress, including a crash in New Mexico related to wing problems. I can't say I am surprised, Facebook's recent admission of a lack of landing for internet-beaming drone Aquila shows just how hard high-level flight can be.

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  • NASCAR star Carl Edwards won't race in 2017
NASCAR star Carl Edwards won't race in 2017

Representatives for Carl or JGR declined to comment to Fox Sports about this news. "I think everyone in the sport paid attention to that", Edwards noted of Earnhardt's lengthy recovery. He said there was no "defining moment" that made him step away - although if there was, I'm not sure Edwards would have mentioned it. We started all this drea...

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  • Amber Alert issued for Florida teen taken by suspects in home invasion
Amber Alert issued for Florida teen taken by suspects in home invasion

He was last seen wearing black trousers with a black hoodie and black Adidas shoes with red stripes. The first release, just before 11 a.m., said Major Crimes investigators had been called to a home in the 100 block of Great Harbor Way. With the help of investigators from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the individual being held at gunpoint wa...

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  • Google's Self-Driving Minivans Will Hit the Roads by End of January
Google's Self-Driving Minivans Will Hit the Roads by End of January

This division is spearheaded by CEO John Krafcik . Thomas said China is already a participant in next generation mobility development and said the country can use this technology to address its pollution problem. As we scale, we'll take that cost down even further, with the goal of making this technology accessible to millions of people". The ...

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  • The Best Moments From Jimmy Fallon's Golden Globes Opening Monologue
The Best Moments From Jimmy Fallon's Golden Globes Opening Monologue

Fallon answered that question immediately with the monologue, teeing up one obvious joke after another. And since this is the first major live entertainment telecast since the election of Donald Trump, it would have been incredibly weird if the host didn't address the president-elect at all.

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  • Larsen C ice shelf schism may form giant Antarctic iceberg (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Larsen C ice shelf schism may form giant Antarctic iceberg (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

One of the world's largest icebergs looks set to form in the coming months as it breaks off an Antarctic ice shelf, according to a British research group. The sudden acceleration of the split in the ice has scientists convinced that a massive calving event is imminent. Researchers believe the shedding of the shelf will lead to global sea levels...

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  • Owners of 2015 Volkswagen 2.0-Liter TDI Diesels, Your Fix Is Here
Owners of 2015 Volkswagen 2.0-Liter TDI Diesels, Your Fix Is Here

Volkswagen AG and the U.S. Justice Department are nearing an agreement to resolve the government's civil and criminal investigations that would require the German automaker to pay a penalty of more than $3 billion, sources briefed on the talks said on Friday.

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  • Nissan forms partnership with NASA
Nissan forms partnership with NASA

For those unaware of the ProPILOT technology , the automaker has now built a combination of steering, accelerator, and braking tech that can be employed to operate the vehicle autonomously. The mobility manager does this by "painting" a virtual lane for the vehicle to drive itself through. It will share pieces with the next generation of Renault's...

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  • Nvidia Is Bringing Better Game Streaming To Facebook Live
Nvidia Is Bringing Better Game Streaming To Facebook Live

NVIDIA also introduced the second iteration of its Shield streaming device, which will allow users to stream 4k content from partner companies. " We believe the AI is either driving you or looking out for you ", Huang said. "We are going through, unquestionably, the most exciting time in tech". "This is really huge ", said Scott Keogh, pres...

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  • Nasa spots two massive objects heading towards earth
Nasa spots two massive objects heading towards earth

But Nasa still doesn't know whether the object is an asteroid or a comet. It was brought out of hibernation to find and learn more about asteroids and comets that pose an impact hazard to Earth. According to NASA, the object, about one kilometer across, appears to straddle the "blurry line between an asteroid and a comet". C/2016 U1 NEOWISE rea...

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  • New human organ discovered
New human organ discovered

In a recent study , Coffey and O'Leary suggest that the mesentery deserves to be recognized as an new human organ. As the mesentery extends across all the other organs of the abdomen, conceiving it as having a continuous function and goal will mean that diagnosing abnormalities affecting the mesentery and surrounding organs will be charted along...

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  • No 'cooking the books': New study confirms global warming hiatus didn't happen
No 'cooking the books': New study confirms global warming hiatus didn't happen

The idea of a pause had gained support in recent years with even the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reporting in 2013 that the global surface temperature "has shown a much smaller increasing linear trend over the past 15 years than over the past 30 to 60 years".

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