News archive from 6 April 2017, page 9

Remembering the Buffalo Solders in the Southwest

During the Civil War nearly 180,000 Blacks (10 percent of the total Union Army) plus 19,000 in the Navy, were engaged in the fight to eliminate slavery — though generally not in combat positions. Those who did proved to be able soldiers, serving with...

 
What would happen if Mark Zuckerberg really did 'accidentally create Skynet'?

What would happen if Mark Zuckerberg really did 'accidentally create Skynet'?

If you look up in the sky at night, you might notice one of over 1,300 active satellites orbiting the Earth. (There’s also another 3,000 up there that don’t work anymore.) If you believe they are all controlled by human operators, think again....

 

Arizona companies hiring 100 or more in April

Here are more than 80 companies, government entities and non-profit organizations collectively advertising more than 21,000 open positions across Arizona this month. Each of these employers is looking to fill at least 100 jobs. Accenture, hiring 280....

 
Court to decide whether severely ill tot in UK can travel to US for pioneering treatment

Court to decide whether severely ill tot in UK can travel to US for pioneering treatment

The desperate parents of an “extremely unwell” baby have increased their fundraising goal by $124,000 just days after hitting the $1.5 million target to “cover GoFundMe’s handing fees”. Connie Yates and Chris Gard are anxiously awaiting the ruling of...

Fox News, 10:19 in Health
 

Trump China talks: Why Mar-a-Lago? Experts weigh in on host site

President Trump's critics are questioning the location of his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping – Trump’s stately Mar-a-Lago residence in Palm Beach, Fla. CNN’s Jake Tapper mocked President Trump: “…a visit to his private Florida club,...

Fox News, 10:23 in Politics
 

Residents sue Vestavia, contractors over apartments in Patchwork Farms

Nine residents of Vestavia Hills are suing the city and several contracting companies over what they believe are broken promises surrounding the Patchwork Farms development. The development covers 82-acres of land off of Cahaba River Road, which used...

 

Residents sue Vestavia, contractors over apartments in Patchwork Farms

Nine residents of Vestavia Hills are suing the city and several contracting companies over what they believe are broken promises surrounding the Patchwork Farms development. The development covers 82-acres of land off of Cahaba River Road, which used...

 
Doctors baffled by teen's mysterious condition that causes him to sleep 18 hours per day

Doctors baffled by teen's mysterious condition that causes him to sleep 18 hours per day

Harry Appleton sleeps for 18 hours a day and his slumber is so deep his parents are unable to wake him. But the 13-year old is not lazy, he is suffering from a mystery condition that causes him to sleep for extended periods of time. Harry, from...

Fox News, 10:34 in Health
 
St. Petersburg attack aftermath: Explosive device defused, 3 arrested

St. Petersburg attack aftermath: Explosive device defused, 3 arrested

Russian security agents on Thursday arrested three people suspected of links to a suicide bomber accused of attacking St. Petersburg's subway and deactivated an explosive device in the apartment where the suspects lived. Meanwhile, a loud bang nearby...

 
Bon Jovi blames sore throat after cutting Pittsburgh show short

Bon Jovi blames sore throat after cutting Pittsburgh show short

Whatever happened to "Never Say Goodbye?" Jon Bon Jovi needed more medicine than prayers when he cut his Pittsburgh concert short because the singer had a sore throat. Bon Jovi was performing at PPG Paints Arena on Wednesday night when the...

 

Solar job growth continues in Arizona, but not as fast as in rest of nation

WASHINGTON – Arizona saw a 6 percent increase in solar jobs in 2016, bouncing back from a sharp drop the year before but still trailing well behind the national average of 25 percent growth in solar jobs. Arizona’s 7,310 solar-related jobs put it...

 

Senate Republicans tee up 'nuclear' showdown on Gorsuch

Senate Republicans teed up a “nuclear” showdown Thursday as they prepared for a major clash with Democrats over Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination – a confrontation likely to end with the majority party changing the way the Senate operates...

Fox News, 10:37 in Politics
 

Austrian teen alerts police about possible school attack

VIENNA –  German police say an Austrian teenager who contacted authorities after an online chat with a German youth may have helped prevent an attack on the German's schoolmates or teachers. They say the teen notified Austrian police after the German...

 

Cuban biologist raises 2 chimpanzees in her Havana apartment

HAVANA –  Over the last year Ada and Aduma have broken Marta Llanes' television and computer key board, chewed her telephone to pieces and ruined much of her furniture. She has forgiven them every transgression. It's hard to stay angry at a baby...

 

Nick Lachey says a new 98 degrees project is 'in the works'

LOS ANGELES –  Nick Lachey, former 98 Degrees boy bander, told Fox News that fans can be on the lookout for a new project from the ‘90s heartthrobs. “This year is the 20th anniversary of our first record release so there is a little something in the...

 

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