News archive from 4 December 2015

Bill is having a 'Murray Christmas' on Netflix

Bill is having a 'Murray Christmas' on Netflix

Comedy and Christmas? Yep. Bill Murray hosts this musical comedy featuring performances by George Clooney, Miley Cyrus, and Chris Rock -- just to name a few. NEW YORK — Bill Murray is decking the halls of the Carlyle Hotel with a few of his closest...

 
#talkingtechLIVE podcast @8 pm ET - YouTube & Yahoo

#talkingtechLIVE podcast @8 pm ET - YouTube & Yahoo

VENICE BEACH, Calif. -- We're talking YouTube vs. Netflix, the fate of Yahoo and Mark Zuckerberg on tonight's #talkingtechLIVE podcast at 8 p.m. ET. You can listen live on TuneIn's USA TODAY's here: http://tunein.com/radio/USA-TODAY-s234044/ We'll...

 
What Matt Kenseth learned during flap with Joey Logano

What Matt Kenseth learned during flap with Joey Logano

LAS VEGAS – The thing Matt Kenseth learned the most during the fallout from wrecking Joey Logano at Martinsville Speedway? Who his real friends are. “I think you’ve got to look at every cloud and find a silver lining,” Kenseth told USA TODAY Sports on...

Usa Today, 19:21 in Sport
 
Blockchain investments spread outside financial services

Blockchain investments spread outside financial services

SAN FRANCISCO — The Russian government can’t decide whether to ban bitcoin and other so-called crypto-currrencies over fears they could be used by terrorists and criminals to hide illicit economic activity. But in the U.S., a sizable amount of...

 
'Chi-Raq' arrives with a grim timeliness

'Chi-Raq' arrives with a grim timeliness

The girlfriend of a Chicago gang leader persuades women to go on a sex strike until their men agree to end the senseless violence. Spike Lee's political satire Chi-Raq filmed on Chicago's South Side for just over a month this summer. "In the time...

 
Yahoo board meets for second day, stock falls

Yahoo board meets for second day, stock falls

NEW YORK — Yahoo shares traded lower Thursday as the board met for a second day to discuss the company's future, including a potential sale of its core Internet assets. Hedge fund manager Jeff Smith of Starboard Value kicked off Day One of the...

 

Murkowski and other Alaskans lament 'broken' promises of 1980 land law

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lisa Murkowski led an energy committee hearing Thursday made up of mostly like-minded Alaskans echoing a theme of broken promises and overreach by the federal government when it comes to the state’s lands and natural resources. ...

 
Dad charged with killing toddler son

Dad charged with killing toddler son

The community of Searcy reacts to the tragedy of learning about the arrest of Malik's dad and the possible dicovery of the boy's remains. THV11.com 12/02/15 SEARCY, Ark. — The father of a toddler missing for a year and the man's ex-girlfriend have...

 
More Fukushima radiation in Pacific, scientists say

More Fukushima radiation in Pacific, scientists say

Higher levels of radiation from Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident are showing up in the ocean off the west coast of North America, scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution reported Thursday. And an increased number of sampling...

 
Voices: Battered and stricken, San Bernardino mourns

Voices: Battered and stricken, San Bernardino mourns

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Cities, like people, grieve in different ways. In San Bernardino the past two days, it has been impossible to shake the feeling that this is a place that is hurting both for its soul-destroying past and for its bloody,...

 
CT scan of injured man leads to drug bust

CT scan of injured man leads to drug bust

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Springfield police say they found more than $1,200 cash and three different types of drugs on — or in — a man who was hospitalized following a motorcycle crash. John E. Julian, 48, was charged Tuesday with three counts of drug...

 
Michael Moore is dismayed after losing his R rating battle

Michael Moore is dismayed after losing his R rating battle

Michael Moore has lost his appeal to overturn the R rating for his upcoming documentary Where to Invade Next and the controversial director is displeased. Moore announced on Twitter Thursday that the Motion Picture Association of America "just...

 
Senate votes to repeal key Obamacare provisions, defund Planned Parenthood

Senate votes to repeal key Obamacare provisions, defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Thursday to repeal key provisions of Obamacare and strip federal funding from Planned Parenthood, approving legislation that is sure to be vetoed by President Obama. Senators voted 52-47 to pass the bill. The legislation...

 
Brennan: 'Concussion' a sobering film but won't impact NFL

Brennan: 'Concussion' a sobering film but won't impact NFL

It makes sense that the first sound one hears as the movie Concussion opens is the cacophony of football: a coach’s shouted commands, the tackles and hits, the grunts and groans. This is a movie about the courageous doctor who discovers Chronic...

Usa Today, 21:09 in Sport
 
Army grounds crews after 3 deadly helicopter crashes kill 8

Army grounds crews after 3 deadly helicopter crashes kill 8

Active-duty aviators at 11 U.S. Army installations across the country were grounded Thursday after three helicopter crashes in 10 days killed eight aviators, the Army announced. Crews will stay grounded through Monday, U.S. Army Forces Command said....

 

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