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California cow could be world’s tallest
Danniel, a 1-ton Holstein steer who stands at 6 feet, 4 inches, might take the title of world's tallest cow.       
5495 points by USA Today | Broadsheet Imperial units United States customary units Humboldt County California California Time Guinness World Records Time
Do tragedies like 9/11 have an expiration date?
Fifteen years ago, the world watched as the deadliest terror attack in the history of the United States played out before their eyes.        
259 points by USA Today | United States Attack Al-Qaeda Time Attack! September 11 attacks War on Terrorism Federal Bureau of Investigation
Elon Musk: Launch pad explosion is 'most difficult and complex' failure in SpaceX's 14 years
SpaceX’s launch pad explosion last week that destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket and a communications satellite is turning out to be the “most difficult and complex failure” the company has had in its 14 years, Chief Executive Elon Musk tweeted early Friday morning. In a series of tweets, Musk shared some...
57 points by Los Angeles Times | Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SpaceX Elon Musk Oxygen Falcon 9 International Space Station Space Shuttle Time
Ex-Texas driver's license worker took bribes, gets 18 months
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A former Texas Department of Public Safety worker must serve 18 months in prison for accepting bribes to help people in the U.S. illegally get a driver's license. Jose A. Ytuarte (ee-TWAHR'-tay) was sentenced Thursday by a federal judge in San Antonio. Ytuarte in March pleaded ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | English-language films Texas Time Judge Jury Barbra Streisand Federal government of the United States Lawyer
Feighan: Overwhelmed by to-do list? You’re not alone
A book by a former Washington Post reporter delves into time, chronic stress and how to manage ‘the overwhelm’        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder Michigan State University Emotion It Was Written Attention Time management Time Hyperactivity
Golden girl Susan Anton is still glowing and going strong
Singer-actress and Las Vegas resident Susan Anton, whose show-business career spans more than 40 years, headlines at Cabaret Jazz in The Smith Center for the Performing Arts this Friday and Saturday and turns 66 next month.
25 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Susan Anton 2007 singles Dudley Moore Blond Want WANT Time
100s of migrants evicted from makeshift camp in Paris, as city plans 2 new major refugee centers
A few hundred migrants have been removed from a makeshift camp in Paris amid growing public discontent with a flood of asylum seekers and the accompanying rise in crime, as well as the mayor’s decision to open two new refugee camps in France’s capital. Read Full Article at RT.com
277 points by Russia Today | France Refugee Protest Immigration Europe Australia Time Greenwich Mean Time
Robo-tractor: Slick self-driving vehicle heralds remote-control farming (VIDEO)
The future of tractors is looking sleek and glossy and more akin to a Transformer than the reliable Massey Ferguson that has served farmers for decades. The only snag? The machines are taking over. Read Full Article at RT.com
801 points by Russia Today | Future Time Farm Case Corporation Tractor English-language films Automobile Case IH
College students are running one Fashion Week show
Kelly Cutrone is teaching the students at Marist College how to produce, manage and direct the show.
1081 points by New York Post | New York City Future Time Marist College Poughkeepsie New York School Poughkeepsie Star Trek: The Next Generation
U of Illinois president receives $100,000 bonus
URBANA, Ill. (AP) - University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen will be paid a $100,000 performance bonus for his first year on the job. University trustees voted at their regular meeting Thursday to award Killeen the bonus. Under his contract, the bonus was the maximum Killeen could have received for ...
4 points by The Washington Times | Illinois Chicago University University of Illinois at Chicago Time Washington D.C. Champaign Illinois Barack Obama
TV highlight for 10/30 - 11/5: 'People of Earth' lands on TBS
Your weekly guide to fall TV Sept. 8, 2016, 9 a.m. The fall TV season is here, and between the many options delivered by premium cable channels, multiple streaming services and a new slate of shows from the major networks, there's a lot of programming to choose from. If you were hoping that that...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Television network Television Time Television program The Hydra Major BBC
TV highlights for 11/20 - 11/26: The 'Gilmore Girls' return to Stars Hollow
Your weekly guide to fall TV Sept. 8, 2016, 9 a.m. The fall TV season is here, and between the many options delivered by premium cable channels, multiple streaming services and a new slate of shows from the major networks, there's a lot of programming to choose from. If you were hoping that that...
2 points by Los Angeles Times | Television network Gilmore Girls Television Carole King Stars Hollow Time The Hydra Major
TV highlight for 10/16 - 10/22: Hugh Laurie is back in the medical world on Hulu's 'Chance'
Your weekly guide to fall TV Sept. 8, 2016, 9 a.m. The fall TV season is here, and between the many options delivered by premium cable channels, multiple streaming services and a new slate of shows from the major networks, there's a lot of programming to choose from. If you were hoping that that...
2 points by Los Angeles Times | Television network Television Time Television program The Hydra Major BBC
TV highlights for 10/2 - 10/8: 'Westworld,' 'Timeless' and 'Frequency' bring new sci-fi flair
Your weekly guide to fall TV Sept. 8, 2016, 9 a.m. The fall TV season is here, and between the many options delivered by premium cable channels, multiple streaming services and a new slate of shows from the major networks, there's a lot of programming to choose from. If you were hoping that that...
41 points by Los Angeles Times | Television network Television Time The Hydra Major Television program
Sarah Jessica Parker returns to TV with 'Divorce,' while Issa Rae debuts 'Insecure'
Your weekly guide to fall TV Sept. 8, 2016, 9 a.m. The fall TV season is here, and between the many options delivered by premium cable channels, multiple streaming services and a new slate of shows from the major networks, there's a lot of programming to choose from. If you were hoping that that...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Television network Television Time The Hydra Television program Major
Airport tax cut brings planes, but revenue yet to take off
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - A city's steep tax cut has succeeded in getting more planes to park at the local airport. But officials are still waiting for tax revenues to grow. The Daily Press newspaper on Tuesday reported (http://bit.ly/2bR5wie) that city officials in Newport News expect proceeds to increase ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Taxation Virginia Hampton Roads Newspaper Public finance Public transport Time Airport
Matt Lauer gets pummeled online over his questions at Commander-in-Chief forum
When Lester Holt presides over the first presidential debate on Sept. 26, he may look to Wednesday night's presidential forum hosted by NBC News colleague Matt Lauer as a warning. Lauer was pummeled on social media for his performance at the Commander-in-Chief forum, especially among supporters...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | President of the United States George W. Bush NBC News Barack Obama Time Today Weekend Today MSNBC
Letter: Candidates aren’t clairvoyant
Candidates aren’t clairvoyantI get a big laugh watching political ads that interrupt my TV viewing.I especially get the biggest chuckle when one candidate tells how his/her opponent might act on this or that matter. Or by clever editing use that candidate’s own words against them.I’ve always felt th...
2 points by Concord Monitor | Prediction Future Futurology Forecasting Time Candidate Laughter Elections
Coroner: Body was in cave for 'significant period of time'
MONTICELLO, Ky. (AP) - A body has been found inside a cave in Monticello. Wayne County Coroner Forrest Hicks tells news outlets that the Monticello police contacted his office after the body was discovered Tuesday morning on Trails End Road. Hicks says the body appeared to be that of a ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Time English-language films Autopsy Coroner Pathology Kay Scarpetta Death Sheriff
Matt Lauer Gets Pummeled Over His Questions, or Lack Thereof, at Commander-in-Chief Forum
When Lester Holt presides over the first presidential debate on Sept. 26, he may look to Wednesday night’s presidential forum hosted by NBC News colleague Matt Lauer as a warning. Lauer was pummeled on social media for his performance at the Commander-in-Chief forum, especially among supporters of Hillary Clinton, who were irked by his fixation... Read more »
881 points by Variety | President of the United States George W. Bush Barack Obama NBC News Time Today Weekend Today MSNBC
Update on: Boldly celebrating 50 years of 'Star Trek's' television, movies and more
Boldly celebrating 50 years of 'Star Trek's' television, movies and more Sept. 7, 2016, 2:16 p.m. "Star Trek" celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and the television series, along with its many spawned spinoffs and films, continues to be a relevant element of pop culture and an influential...
16 points by Los Angeles Times | Television Culture Montgomery Scott Star Trek: The Original Series Star Trek: The Animated Series Beam me up Scotty Time Popular culture
3 dead when 2 planes collide in air at small Georgia airport
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — Three people died Wednesday after two small airplanes collided in midair at a rural airport in western Georgia, where one witness told authorities the pilots may have been trying to land at the same time.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Associated Press Airport Aircraft Time Charles Carroll of Carrollton Carrollton Georgia Carroll County Iowa Carroll County Illinois
Elizabeth Taylor's 'secret' watch
Elizabeth Taylor had an eye for beautiful jewelry, once declaring "a girl can always have more diamonds."
-1 points by CNN | Watch Clock Horology Gemstone Jewellery Quartz clock Time Balance wheel
Aberdeen gets loan for sewer work at 2.12 percent
The Aberdeen city government has completed borrowing $1,395,178 to pay for two sewer system improvement projects, the design of a third and the purchase of two pieces of equipment needed for the municipal sewer system. The city issued a short-term note through a private negotiated sale with Manufacturers...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Municipality Finance Sewage treatment Mayor City council Councillor Term Time
NFL looking to speed up games via officiating and breaks
NEW YORK – The NFL is making plans to speed up the pace of games, including changing how video replays are handled and using a time clock for extra points.The league also is discussing with the TV networks how to make commercial breaks less intrusive.For officiating replays, the referee no longer wo...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | National Football League Roger Goodell Time Television advertisement Watch Paul Tagliabue Associated Press Television
Navigating the bumpy road toward changing boundaries for schools [Editorial]
Nearly a third of Howard County's public schools have more students than they should – they are deemed over their rated capacity – and the school system is embarking on a review of whether to change boundaries. School planners follow well-oiled protocols in studying attendance areas, population...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | High school Education Primary school Time Primary education School Term Redistricting
The A to Z of luxury watches
This year Baselworld celebrates its centenary.
-1 points by CNN | Watch Horology Mechanical watch Watches Clock Pocket watch Balance wheel Time
2 confirmed dead after house fire in northeast Wisconsin
PITTSFIELD, Wis. (AP) - Officials say two people are dead after a house fire in northeastern Wisconsin last week. The Pulaski fire chief confirms two people were found dead in the burned-out home in Pittsfield after the fire early Friday. Names of the victims have not been released. Authorities don't ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Washington D.C. Ireland The Washington Times Victim Firefighters Terry Crews Time
In address, president stresses patriotism and familiar themes
President Trump whipped his supporters into a frenzy at a packed campaigned rally in Florida yesterday that was reminiscent of the overflow events that marked his road to the White House. Here’s what he had to say to the thousands of residents who turned out to hear him speak:
-2 points by Boston Herald | White House President of the United States Time Bill Clinton Thomas Jefferson Washington D.C. Franklin D. Roosevelt 2006 singles
The slow death of New York’s public housing
New York City’s public housing is slowly sinking into decrepitude as its oldest developments creakily approach 80 years in age. It’s long past time to set ideology aside to fund vital repairs — and to think about a future without public housing. Nearly half the New York City Housing Authority’s properties won “troubled” or “low-performing”...
4 points by New York Post | New York City The City Time City of London Meantime New York New York City Housing Authority Replacements
Letter: Thank you for the prayers
Thank you for the prayersDear Citizens of Senate District 2: I’m writing to express my deepest gratitude to all who have offered prayers and support since my beloved Christine was stricken on Jan. 18. For those many who have sent cards, cooked meals for us, cared for our pets, plowed our driveway,...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Senate United States Senate Roman Senate States of Germany Time Affirmation in law Future Positive psychology
Caddo Parish authorities pull body from Red River
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Marine Unit has recovered a man's body from the Red River near the Interstate 20 Bridge. Sheriff Steve Prator, in a news release Saturday, said witnesses called the sheriff's office around 1 p.m. after seeing what they believed to be a body ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Shreveport Louisiana English-language films Louisiana Caddo Parish Louisiana American films Time Interstate 220 United States
Leah Remini says Tom Cruise could ‘end’ Scientology
Remini agreed that Cruise wields unrivaled influence in the organization’s success.
1650 points by New York Post | Bill Maher American film actors Real Time with Bill Maher Religulous Tom Cruise Time Actors from New York
Coast Guard seeks public input on Cape Lookout Lighthouse
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard wants to upgrade the Cape Lookout Lighthouse and it looking for input from the public. A statement from the Coast Guard says the present power supply is at the end of its expected service life. To improve reliability, the Coast Guard wants ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | United States Coast Guard Canadian Coast Guard Time Coast guard Nautical mile Energy Coast guards Solar cell
Sheriff in metro Phoenix changes jail rule for immigrants
PHOENIX (AP) - The new sheriff in metropolitan Phoenix is ending a policy that keeps immigrants locked up in his jails past their release date to give federal authorities extra time to launch deportation proceedings. Sheriff Paul Penzone announced the new rules at a Friday evening news conference, ending a ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Arizona European Union Immigration Maricopa County Arizona Phoenix New Times Time Policy The Washington Times
Virginia DMV website now displaying wait time estimates
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia DMV officials have launched a new online tool to help members of the public figure out when the best time to visit their local DMV office is. News outlets that the new system, available at dmvNOW.com , shows how many customers are currently waiting at ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Time Virginia English-language films Customer service Washington D.C. The Washington Times Customer Office
Bogus Times scoops on Trump, Russia are recycled propaganda
Take a deep breath and realize how precious little substance there is in all the breathless reporting about supposed skulduggery by President Trump, his team and the Russian government. If the nation’s lucky, the coming congressional probes — and whatever surfaces from the apparent ongoing FBI investigation — may one day provide some clarity. Hostile,...
-2 points by New York Post | Associated Press Report Newspaper Time Russia Federal Bureau of Investigation The Times Russian
Three shot on U.S. 50 in Prince George's; road closed
Three men were shot and injured in a car on U.S. 50 in Prince George's County on Thursday afternoon, temporarily closing the road, police said. The shooting happened on the eastbound side near Columbia Park Road near Cheverly, police said shortly before 4 p.m. The men were taken to hospitals with...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Prince George's County Maryland Maryland Time Surgery Bob Dylan Barack Obama Cheverly Maryland New York City
Police seek tips on South Baltimore mother and daughter who 'vanished' under suspicious circumstances
Baltimore Police on Thursday asked for the public's help in locating a mother and daughter who they said have "vanished without a trace" under suspicious circumstances. Joanna Antionette Clark, 33, and her daughter Shariece Nicole Clark, 15, were last seen on Feb. 4 at their home in the 2800 block...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Carter G. Woodson Time Forced disappearance Police Missing person Family
Pentagon considering proposing combat troops in Syria
The Defense Department is considering proposing sending conventional ground combat forces into northern Syria for the first time as part of an effort to speed up the fight against ISIS, CNN has learned.
25955 points by CNN | United States Department of Defense Donald Trump President of the United States 2003 invasion of Iraq Ivana Trump Time Fred Trump
She won the lottery at 17. Now she blames Euromillions officials for 'ruining her life.'
The first thing Jane Park bought after winning 1 million British pounds in the EuroMillions lottery in 2013 was a Luis Vuitton handbag.
2 points by The Houston Chronicle | Lottery EuroMillions National Lottery National Lottery Dolores McNamara Mega Millions Meaning of life Time
Erie man caught driving 22 times without license loses appeal
A state court panel says a Pennsylvania man caught driving without a license 22 times got the punishment he deserved.
4 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Prison Court United States Appeal Law Time Pennsylvania Penology
Man caught driving 22 times without license loses appeal
ERIE, Pa. (AP) - A state court panel says a Pennsylvania man caught driving without a license 22 times got the punishment he deserved. Randy Stallsmith had claimed that his 3- to 6-month prison term was excessive for driving offense No. 22 in 2015. He pleaded guilty to driving without ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Pennsylvania Prison Court United States Law Appeal Time Magistrate
Disney has cut ties with YouTube star PewDiePie over ‘anti-Semitic videos’
This article originally appeared on TIME.com.Disney has “ended its affiliation” with YouTube’s biggest celebrity, PewDiePie (a.k.a. 27-year-old Swede Felix Kjellberg), after multiple videos he uploaded were reportedly found to contain antisemitic content.
1 points by Boston Herald | Joke Prince YouTube Google Punch line 2016 Time 2010s
Passenger & freight trains collide in Luxembourg, reports of several injured
Read Full Article at RT.com
354 points by Russia Today | Russia Google United States German language All rights reserved Windows Mobile Time February
Woman in St. Louis shot after hitting man with broomstick
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A 22-year-old St. Louis woman is hospitalized after being shot, apparently in retaliation for using a broomstick to hit a man. St. Louis police say the investigation is ongoing following the shooting Thursday afternoon. Police say the suspect and the victim's sister were involved in a ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | English-language films Time Firearm
Berlinale: Panorama Curator Wieland Speck Looks Ahead – to the Past
For much of his 25 years as curator of the Berlinale’s Panorama section, Wieland Speck has focused on the future, or finding the next film. But Speck, 65, now feels it’s time for him to switch his focus to the past. “I want to study what I did,” he says. Although he intends to remain... Read more »
4 points by Variety | Film director Manfred Salzgeber Future Teddy Award Time Film Wieland Speck Past
Du-par’s at Golden Gate in downtown Las Vegas to close at midnight
Du-par’s Restaurant & Bakery, which has been at the Golden Gate in downtown Las Vegas since 2010, will close at midnight tonight.
231 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Las Vegas Nevada Time California
Phoenix police release name of woman found dead last week
PHOENIX (AP) - Authorities say the body of a woman found dead in front of a Phoenix business last week has been identified. Phoenix police say the woman was 54-year-old Cynthia Hinkle and the case is being investigated as a homicide. Officers responded to the area of West Camelback Road ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Time English-language films Physical trauma Leo White Jess Robbins
Personal chef injured in fall down stairs settles lawsuit
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A personal chef severely injured when he tripped on a plastic runner and fell down the stairs in a Connecticut home has settled his lawsuit for $1.5 million. David Lambo, of Easton, sued the contractor doing work at the Greenwich home, alleging it had installed dangerous ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Rotator cuff Connecticut Time Fairfield County Connecticut Lawsuits Injury English-language films Dispute resolution