A 'Point Break' remake is on the way — but it has nothing on the 1991 cult classic
Warner Brothers just released a trailer for its upcoming remake of the 1991 action classic "Point Break." While the new take on the story seems to promise some impressive action sequences, some fans might find it a little sacrilegious to remake a movie that is widely perceived to have gotten i
Pentagon: Live Anthrax Accidentally Sent to Labs in US, S Korea
The Pentagon said Wednesday that a U.S. military laboratory in the state of Utah accidentally sent live anthrax spores to civilian commercial labs in nine states and a military lab in South Korea.
Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steven Warren sought to reassure the American public, saying there was
MSPs to back plan to cut voting age
Holyrood is expected to back plans to allow those aged 16 and 17 to vote in Scottish Parliament and local elections.
Yahoo to face class action lawsuit
Yahoo will face a US class action lawsuit for allegedly accessing the content of emails sent to its mail users from non-Yahoo Mail accounts.
Cameron on trip to lobby EU leaders
David Cameron starts a tour of European capitals as a bill paving the way for the UK's EU referendum is launched in the House of Commons.
Australian market set to open higher
THE Australian market looks set to open higher, after the Nasdaq index on Wall Street bolted to a fresh record peak.
Abuser priest says he never told Pell
AUSTRALIA'S worst pedophile priest says he never told then-Father George Pell he was abusing children.
Pincourt man fined $120 ticket for using Apple Watch while driving
Most of us know it's against the law to use a smartphone behind the wheel – but what about a smartwatch? A Pincourt man learned the hard way that police won't tolerate those either.
Deaf Canadians fear loss of televised, captioned election debates
Deaf and hard-of-hearing Canadians fear their needs as voting citizens might be lost in the shuffle in the coming election campaign as the federal parties squabble over the formats and hosts of the leaders' debates.
Nike says it is co-operating with authorities in FIFA probe
Nike says it is co-operating with authorities in the U.S. probe into corruption of FIFA, the governing body of soccer worldwide.
Canadian Hurricane Centre predicts below average hurricane season
This year's hurricane season will likely be quieter than average due to the so-called El Nino effect and cooler ocean temperatures, but the Canadian Hurricane Centre warned Wednesday that Canadians shouldn't let their guard down.
Just when you thought it was safe to pick up your phone, NSP warns of scam
The utility is warning their customers of callers posing as Nova Scotia Power representatives.
Santorum Begins Second Underdog Presidential Campaign
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum said the surprise success of his 2012 White House run changed the debate within the Republican party, but he's "ready to change this nation" with his second presidential bid.
Who Are the Victims in FIFA Corruption Scandal?
FIFA expanded its reach into the developing world by giving money to local youth programs — a system that raised allegations of graft.
Is this the beginning of the end of FIFA corruption?
FIFA bribery scandal discussed on Americas Pregame.
Pentagon accidentally ships live anthrax to up to 9 labs
The Pentagon says it inadvertently shipped live anthrax spores to as many as nine laboratories and is investigating how that happened. The labs were supposed to receive dead — or inactivated — anthrax samples for research use.
Sebastian touches down in Sydney
GUY Sebastian looked like a rock star as he touched down at Sydney airport this morning after a smashing performance at Eurovision.
US military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs in 9 states and South Korea
A US military facility in Utah mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to private laboratories in nine US states and to a US military base in South Korea, the Pentagon said on Wednesday.
White House: Ethics of Human Genome Editing Needs Further Review
The White House said on Tuesday the ethical issues associated with gene-editing on the human genome need further study by the scientific community and should not be pursued until issues are resolved. Reuters Health Information
Embryonic Stem Cells May Become Sensory Hair Cells
Genetic programming with a combination of transcription factors can generate functioning mechanosensory hair cells, the primary receptors used to sense hearing and balance, from embryonic stem cells. Reuters Health Information
Ex-LAPD officer wanted in killing deported to US from Mexico
EL PASO, Texas — A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight has been deported to the US after his arrest in northern Mexico, authorities said.
Shortly after his arrest onq Tuesday in Ciudad Juarez, Henry Solis, 27, was deporte
British ex-PM Blair quits as Middle East envoy
LONDON — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday resigned as envoy of the Middle East Quartet diplomatic group after eight years in the job, his office said.
"Tony Blair has tendered his resignation in a letter to (UN Secretary General) Ban Ki-moon
Prosecutor seeks guilty verdicts over beating of Egyptian worker
A prosecutor recommended on Wednesday that a Piraeus court find guilty the four men suspected of beating and abusing Egyptian bakery worker Walid Talb (photo) on the island of Salamina 2012.
A full Oculus Rift rig will cost you less than $1,500
A complete Oculus Rift rig will set you back less that $1,500, including the gaming PC required to drive it, co-founder Brendan Iribe has revealed. The figure - something which has been the topic of much argument both before and after Facebook acquired the virtual reality startup - may surprise some
DoD accidentally ships live anthrax to South Korea, 9 US labs
The Department of Defense has revealed that it accidentally shipped live anthrax to nine labs located in the United States, as well as to a joint military based located in South Korea. No known infections among lab personnel have been reported, and the Pentagon says there is no known risk to the gen
Appeals court upholds corruption conviction for ex-councilman
A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the corruption conviction of ex-City Councilman Larry Seabrook, court papers show. Seabrook was sentenced to five years in prison after his 2012 conviction for...
Man arrested after platform attack at Waikanae station
Police have arrested a man in connection with an unprovoked attack at Waikanae train station on Wednesday.
Apple discovers iOS texting bug that causes iPhones to crash
Apple has found a bug which can cause iPhones to crash when a message containing a specific string of text is received.
How India's battling killer heat
CNN's Mallika Kapur is in a hard-hit part of southern India as a crippling heat wave leaves hundreds dead.
U.S. military sent anthrax to wrong lab
CNN has learned a lab inadvertently received live anthrax samples from the U..S military in the last several days prompting an across the board urgent review to see if any other live anthrax has been shipped.
Microsoft Outlook for iOS Gets New and Improved Login Screens
Microsoft will have a very busy year in 2015 since the company will launch Windows 10 on PC and mobile phone. But the Redmond has quite a few apps and services in the pipeline as well, most of them being tested internally for the moment.
Some of these apps will arrive on iOS as well, though i
Here's How to Prevent Your iPhone from Being Crashed by the New Messages Bug
We've reported earlier today that a newly discovered iOS bug can reboot iPhone and iPad devices by crashing the Messages app when receiving a certain, crafted text message that contained Unicode characters.
The bad news is that the bug is out there, and Apple had no reaction until now. But,
Thieves swipe sunglasses, leave behind $1 million
A Seattle couple is planning the trip of a lifetime after winning big in the Powerball lottery, but the celebration almost didn't happen.
FIFA 16 First News Arrives Tomorrow
FIFA is one of the most popular football game franchises and fans have been waiting for its next title particularly since the title for 2015 was more of an evolutionary update and didn’t bring too many major changes. EA Sports has confirmed today that the first news regarding FIFA 16 will be
Drilling cutbacks drag down job growth in oil patch
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hammered by cheaper oil, drilling firms have laid off workers and dragged job growth lower in states from Texas to North Dakota.
In Oklahoma, mining and logging jobs, which mostly include oil and gas drilling, fell for the fifth straight month in April.Read more on NewsOK.com
New federal rules on stream protection hailed, criticized
WASHINGTON (AP) — New federal rules designed to better protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands — and the drinking water of 117 million Americans — are being criticized by Republicans and farm groups as going too far.
The White House says the rules, issued Wednesday, will provide much-
From Lance Armstrong to Tiger Woods: Five scandals that forced sponsors to abandon star athletes
When scandal strikes, companies can be quick to sever ties to save corporate face. Here's a look at athletes whose bad behaviour lost them millions