Stimulating Brain Waves May Boost Creativity And Ease Depression

Stimulating Brain Waves May Boost Creativity And Ease Depression

The secret to stimulating creativity may be to literally stimulate the brain. In a new study, scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were able to measurably increase creativity by altering electrical activity in the brain -- a finding that may have significant implications
Apollo 13 astronauts return after deep space crisis in 1970

Apollo 13 astronauts return after deep space crisis in 1970

The Apollo 13 astronauts, buoyed by the prayers of millions, and boosted by the technical efforts of thousands, flew to a safe splashdown in the Pacific in this story originally published by the Daily News on April 18, 1970.
Gas pipeline explosion injures at least 14

Gas pipeline explosion injures at least 14

A gas pipeline explosion near Fresno, California, injured at least 14 people and shut down a section of highway for several hours Friday afternoon, the Fresno Fire Department said.
Retired US Marine charged over girlfriend's Panama murder

Retired US Marine charged over girlfriend's Panama murder

LOS ANGELES: A retired US Marine was charged Friday with murdering his girlfriend, dismembering her body and dumping her remains in a jungle in Panama, the Department of Justice said. Brian Karl Brimager, 37, was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Diego, California on first degree murder charge
Harman gets better of Harbour Town, plays on

Harman gets better of Harbour Town, plays on

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — In relatively mild conditions Friday, Harbour Town Golf Links was there for the taking, and Brian Harman took advantage. The Savannah native carded a career-best 6-under-par 65 at the RBC Heritage to tie for 40th at 2 under and advance to the weekend. He also snapped a
USS Iowa explosion anniversary to be marked Sunday in Norfolk

USS Iowa explosion anniversary to be marked Sunday in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (SBG) The U.S. Navy will mark Sunday in Norfolk as a dark day in its history. Forty-seven sailors were killed in an explosion on the USS Iowa on April 19, 1989. "The fireball reached over 2,000 degrees," recalls former USS Iowa sailor Eric Warthen, Sr. Warthen, from Baltimore, Md.,
Passenger on Southwest flight in Chicago stabbed for excessive snoring

Passenger on Southwest flight in Chicago stabbed for excessive snoring

CHICAGO, Illinois (AP/ABC News) - Southwest Airlines says a female passenger aboard a flight from Chicago to New Hampshire was removed from the plane after allegedly stabbing a snoring passenger with a pen. "Imagine being asleep and then being stung by bees and waking up and going, 'Ouch!' the pen
Texas A&M Women's Golf Co-Leads SEC Championship After First Round

Texas A&M Women's Golf Co-Leads SEC Championship After First Round

HOOVER, Ala.- No. 13 Texas AM sits in a tie atop the leaderboard in the 2015 SEC Women's Golf Championship, posting a 293 (+5) in the first of three rounds. No. 14 Tennessee and No. 17 Vanderbilt are tied with the Aggies for the tournament lead at the Greystone Golf and Country Club.The Aggies' 293
1 killed in crash involving 2 big rigs, several other cars in Pacoima

1 killed in crash involving 2 big rigs, several other cars in Pacoima

One person was killed Friday morning in a collision on a freeway off-ramp in Pacoima involving a big rig and three other vehicles, authorities said.The fatality occurred at 6:40 a.m. when the westbound truck exited the 210 Freeway at Foothill Boulevard and slammed into the vehicles on the off-ramp,
Previously sealed document released in Pasadena police shooting of Kendrec McDade

Previously sealed document released in Pasadena police shooting of Kendrec McDade

PASADENA >> An appeals court Friday reversed its previous decision to seal a court document containing information on the independent report into the 2012 fatal police shooting of Kendrec McDade.
iPad Pro Case Leak and LG G4 Processor Downgrade - TechnoBuffalo

iPad Pro Case Leak and LG G4 Processor Downgrade - TechnoBuffalo


Mark L is back to tackle the biggest tech rumors of this week! On this week's episode of Rumor Roundup, Mark talks about Sony continuing the recent trend by Android phone makers designing and building flagship Android devices and Apple adding a second port to the rumore
Aussie guide to the NBA playoffs

Aussie guide to the NBA playoffs

AN Australian could once again lift the Larry O’Brien Trophy with a record five Boomers taking part in the NBA playoffs beginning this weekend.
Man, 72, stabs dog with a knife

Man, 72, stabs dog with a knife

A 72-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with animal cruelty after allegedly stabbing a dog with a knife in Seville Grove.
Counter-terrorism raids in Melbourne

Counter-terrorism raids in Melbourne

DEVELOPING: MULTIPLE counter-terrorism raids have occurred across Melbourne this morning amid allegations several attacks were planned.
'Just Got Paid' singer Johnny Kemp dead at 55

'Just Got Paid' singer Johnny Kemp dead at 55

Danielle HaynesMONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, April 17 (UPI) -- Johnny Kemp, the singer of 1987's "Just Got Paid," was found dead Thursday in Jamaica. He was 55.
Formula One Racing Publishes Human Rights Commitment

Formula One Racing Publishes Human Rights Commitment

Formula One has published a statement committing the sport to respect for human rights as it prepares for one of the more controversial races on the calendar in Bahrain this weekend. An uprising led by the strategic Gulf kingdom's Shi'ite Muslim majority to demand reforms in early 2011 led to a
Fast Track Trade Bill Opens Economic, Political Divisions

Fast Track Trade Bill Opens Economic, Political Divisions

U.S. lawmakers agreed on draft legislation this week to give the White House "fast track" authority to negotiate a free trade deal with Pacific nations. If approved, the bill gives lawmakers the authority to set trade objectives, but limits their ability to make changes once agreement is reached. Tr
Tribeca Review: 'Orion: The Man Who Would Be King' is Mysterious and Depressing

Tribeca Review: 'Orion: The Man Who Would Be King' is Mysterious and Depressing

READ MORE: Tribeca: Watch Indiewire Talk to Ethan Hawke, Taylor Schilling, Olivia Wilde and More at the Apple Store When Elvis Presley died in 1977, Orion was born. Director Jeanie Finlay's documentary "Orion: The Man Who Would Be King," which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festi
Tribeca Film Festival Matches George Lucas with Stephen Colbert: 'I'm gonna tear you a new one, Geor...

Tribeca Film Festival Matches George Lucas with Stephen Colbert: "I'm gonna tear you a new one, Geor...

When Stephen Colbert interviewed George Lucas on stage before a packed Tribeca Film Festival audience Friday afternoon--just as the new "Star Wars" trailer is going viral--it was an event that promised, at worst, an intellectual exchange between two fascinating minds, and at best a sh
Tribeca Review: Powerful 'Among the Believers' Reveals the Origins of Religious Extremism

Tribeca Review: Powerful 'Among the Believers' Reveals the Origins of Religious Extremism

READ MORE: The 2015 Indiewire Tribeca Bible: Every Review, Interview and News Item Posted During Run of Festival Rarely are the origins of extremism obvious to those it affects throughout the world. For Americans, religious extremism is hardly a part of daily life. In Pakistan, however, the
Mortgage deals mean 'now is the time to buy'

Mortgage deals mean 'now is the time to buy'

House prices are set to rise by up to 4.5% over the next few years, figures suggest, but there is good news for first-time buyers as lenders battle it out to offer low mortgage rates. According to the latest survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics), property values are expect
Farage 'disappoints' Bishop of Dover

Farage 'disappoints' Bishop of Dover

UKIP leader Nigel Farage decides not attend a Thanet South election hustings, leaving the Bishop of Dover 'disappointed'.
AFL LIVE: Saturday footy superblog

AFL LIVE: Saturday footy superblog

LIVE coverage of today’s hot football matches — Adelaide v Melbourne, North Melbourne v Port Adelaide, and in the SANFL, Port Magpies v North Adelaide. Join us now.
The Championships: Ray's Last Say

The Championships: Ray's Last Say

SATURDAY racing comes to you today from Royal Randwick and Caulfield. Here’s all the last minute tips and info from Ray Thomas.
Two with serious injuries after crash

Two with serious injuries after crash

A MAN is fighting for his life after he was thrown from his car when it rolled after a crash with another vehicle.

TERROR RAIDS: Cops say ANZAC Day plot foiled

DEVELOPING: POLICE say teenagers planned to attack an ANZAC Day ceremony in Melbourne, targeting police officers. Five people have been arrested.

'It happened so fast': Victim of Driftwood shooting recalls horror

One of the victims of Thursday's dinner-time shooting that sent five people to hospital says he was outside his home with his friends and family when a dozen shots were fired in their direction.

Obama Jokes About Sampling Italian Wine

There was a lighthearted moment about wine between President Barack Obama and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi at their joint press conference Friday at the White House. (April 17)

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Fight Night Adelaide Free Fight: Mark Hunt vs. Stefan Struve

Dangerous heavyweights Mark "The Super Samoan" Hunt and Stefan Struve stand and bang inside the Octagon at UFC Fight Night in Saitama, Japan. Hunt headlines in Adelaide, Australia against Stipe Miocic at UFC Fight Night Adelaide.

A deadly day in Iraq: Three car bombs in two cities kill at least 30

Three car bombs have exploded in separate areas of Iraq, killing at least 30 people.

Erbil

Islamic militant group ISIL has claimed responsibility for a car bomb detonated outside the US consulate in Erbil, according to the jihadist monitoring group SITE.

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Volunteer forces ready to help Iraqi army to fight ISIL in Anbar

Iraq’s Albu Fahd tribe announced that local tribes in Anbar called on the commander in chief of the armed forces, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, to approve the participation of volunteer forces in the liberation of the province. Tribal leader Sheikh Abd al-Karim al-Fahdawi said the Anbar tribes gav

Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte remembered as a humanitarian

Cardinal Jean-Claude Turcotte was remembered on Friday as a hockey-loving humanitarian whose thoughts were never far from society's less fortunate.

Police shoot knife-wielding man

POLICE have shot a man after he allegedly confronted them armed with a knife in the Gosford CBD in the early hours of this morning.

Chinese police pursued a man to Australia on a 'fox hunt' without permission

The Abbott government summonsed senior Chinese diplomats to express "deep concerns" after Chinese police travelled to Melbourne to pursue a tour bus driver accused of bribery.

U.S. presses Mexico to ease poultry import limits brought by bird flu

By Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - The United States is pressing Mexico, the top importer of U.S. chickens and turkeys, to relax restrictions imposed on poultry shipments because of an outbreak of a strain of avian flu deadly to birds, an Agriculture Department spokeswoman confirmed on Friday. Nego

Iraqi officials believe Saddam's top deputy killed

BAGHDAD (AP) — He was the last member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the "king of clubs" on the U.S. military's deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives. Now, officials say they believe government forces killed Izzat Ibra

Microsoft's new Maps app for Windows 10 phones combines the best of Bing and HERE maps

One of the most notable features of Windows 10 is its support for universal apps that run on both desktop and mobile hardware. Naturally, this includes Microsoft's Maps app for Windows 10, and today we're getting out first glimpse at what it will like on mobile. As you'd expect, the app includes str

Son-in-law charged with woman's death in Richmond fire

The son-in-law of a woman who died in a fire in her Richmond home on Monday has been charged with second-degree murder, according to Richmond RCMP. Surjit Dosanjh, 37, was charged after five days of investigation into the death of 66-year-old Elaine Leznoff.

Aaron Ramsey fires warning to England as Wales continue climb up FIFA rankings 

Aaron Ramsey has told his English team-mates at Arsenal to beware Wales overtaking them in the FIFA rankings - and admits with his Gunners team-mates is already flying on the training ground.

Best fixed rate mortgage ever: New home loan war as HSBC offers five-year deal under 2% 

The battle between lenders has intensified in recent months, plunging home loan rates to their lowest in history. HSBC's two per cent offer launches on Monday and is set to trigger a flood of rate cuts.

Israel unveils system to detect Hamas fighters tunnelling across border

Elbit Systems, who are working with the Israeli Ministry of Defense, said the equipment will detect activity at a distance using a series of sensors. They added that there will be 'no false alarms'.

Driver RAMS man after furious BMW road rage in east London

Footage shows how the shirtless driver of a black BMW (pictured) emerged from his car and tried to punch the driver of a white BMW through his window in east London.

Double murder inquiry launched after bodies of two women believed to be mother and daughter are foun...

One of the women, named locally as 27-year-old Sarah Fox and known as Foxy, was found dead with multiple injuries at an address in Bootle, Merseyside, at around 9pm last night.

Nicola Sturgeon holds Britain to ransom as she taunts English voters

Politicians who begged Scotland to stay in the Union should not complain if the SNP calls the shots at Westminster after the election, Nicola Sturgeon said last night.

Karen Buckley death: Alexander Pacteau appears in court charged with murder of Glasgow student

THE 21-YEAR-OLD was also charged with attempting to defeat the ends of justice when he appeared in private before Glasgow Sheriff Court this afternoon.

Newspaper of the Year: Daily Record scoops top honours at Scottish Press Awards

WINNING Scottish Newspaper of the Year and a host of other top awards has capped a memorable year for the Daily Record - but we don't plan to rest on our laurels as we continue to fight for what is best for Scotland.

Mind the gap: Labour and Jim Murphy face being swept away in SNP rout, according to latest General E...

SURVEYS of Labour seats normally deemed "safe" show the SNP advance has increased with Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy and national campaign organiser Douglas Alexander in trouble.

Truck Of BEES Overturns On Washington State Highway

And now, BEEEEEEEEES! A semi-truck loaded with honey bees overturned in Washington state before dawn Friday, unleashing millions of live bees across the highway. "There are so many honey bees out here," Jake Whittenberg of KING 5 News reported from the scene. The accident happened when the

Parents Of Boy Killed In Boston Marathon Bombing Oppose Death Penalty

(Corrects last name to Richard in second paragraph) By Scott Malone BOSTON, April 17 (Reuters) - The parents of the boy who was the youngest to die in the attack on the Boston Marathon asked federal prosecutors to abandon their effort to sentence the bomber

Gunman Killed 4 Relatives In Phoenix Because Of Family Business: Police

By David Schwartz PHOENIX, April 17 (Reuters) - A man apparently upset over a family business dispute "snapped" before fatally shooting his two brothers, his mother and his sister-in-law and then killing himself at a home in Phoenix, police said on Friday. T

Obama Says New Trade Deal With Asia Will Help U.S. Workers

WASHINGTON, April 17 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday a new trade agreement with Asia that is being negotiated would benefit not just U.S. businesses, but also American workers. Obama said during a news conference that some Democrats and labor unions wo

Mike Huckabee To Announce 2016 Plans On May 5

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) said Friday he plans to announce whether he will run for president on May 5. In an interview with Fox News, Huckabee said he will unveil his 2016 plans in Hope, Arkansas, early next month. (Hope is the onetime Baptist minister's hometown.) Huckabee, who

Dan Farrell's great-grandson imitates JFK, Jr. salute

Family and friends said farewell to legendary Daily News photographer Dan Farrell on Friday.

Nine Journalists Told Elveden Cases Dropped

Most of the outstanding charges against journalists involved in Operation Elveden have been dropped following the latest failed prosecution.