Arizona researcher asks for help finding meteor in Maine
Wed, 25 May 2016 01:01:06 -0400
RANGELY, Maine (AP) — A planetary science field researcher from Arizona is seeking help finding a fireball recorded last week streaking across the sky by police in Maine.
Westbrook's Thunder put Warriors on the brink
Wed, 25 May 2016 01:00:52 -0400
Russell Westbrook tallied a triple double and Kevin Durant finished with 26 points and 11 rebounds as Oklahoma City beat Golden State 118-94 to put the Warriors on the brink of elimination. Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for the Thunder who can advance to the NBA finals with a victory in Thursday's game five on the road. Westbrook, who led the league with 18 triple doubles during the regular season, posted his first triple double of the playoffs.
Penguins force game seven against Lightning
Wed, 25 May 2016 00:57:09 -0400
The Pittsburgh Penguins rebounded by shaking off a game five home loss to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2 Tuesday and force a game seven in their Eastern Conference playoff series. The Penguins, who were facing elimination for the first time in the 2016 postseason after back-to-back losses, got goals from five different players in game six and 30 saves from rookie goalie Matt Murray. Superstar forward Sidney Crosby led the offense with two points, including the eventual winning goal late in the second period.
Ex-MLB player bidding to become next Vermont governor
Wed, 25 May 2016 00:56:30 -0400
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A former Major League Baseball player is running for governor in Vermont as a member of the Liberty Union party, which bills itself as nonviolent and socialist.
Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination
Wed, 25 May 2016 00:56:13 -0400
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Suddenly, these Golden State Warriors who have been compared all season to the Chicago Bulls dynasty of the 1990s are on the brink of elimination.
Huawei files lawsuits accusing Samsung of violating patents
Wed, 25 May 2016 00:55:53 -0400
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Wednesday it has filed patent infringement lawsuits against South Korean mobile phone rival Samsung in the United States and China, in a case that highlights the rise of Asian competitors as technology creators.
Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death
Wed, 25 May 2016 00:51:23 -0400
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban has confirmed that its former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week and appointed a successor.
Syria's refugee crisis focus of interactive exhibit
Wed, 25 May 2016 00:49:14 -0400
BOSTON (AP) — What's it like to flee Syria as a refugee?
Cosby lawyers outline defense as case heads to trial
Wed, 25 May 2016 00:42:24 -0400
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers gave a blistering preview of the questions the actor's accuser will face at trial, as a judge refused to dismiss the sex-assault case at a preliminary hearing.
Exclusive: Sanofi to unveil challenge to Medivation's board - sources
Wed, 25 May 2016 00:37:46 -0400
France's Sanofi SA is preparing to name candidates it will put forward to replace the entire board of U.S. cancer drug company Medivation Inc as early as Wednesday, according to people familiar with the matter. Sanofi has threatened to oust the board after Medivation rejected its unsolicited $9.3 billion acquisition offer late last month, taking advantage of a so-called 'written consent' rule that gives Medivation shareholders the ability to act at any time to replace directors. Medivation has declined to engage in sale talks with Sanofi unless the latter raises its $52.50 per share cash offer first, sources have said.