News archive from 19 April 2016

Colorado pot report: More adults using drug, but not kids

Colorado pot report: More adults using drug, but not kids

DENVER (AP) — Colorado kids are not smoking more pot since the drug became legal — but their older siblings and parents certainly are, according to a long-awaited report giving the most comprehensive data yet on the effects of the state's 2012...

Chron, 19:09 in Health
 
Tony Robbins' gift saves 100-year-old from homelessness

Tony Robbins' gift saves 100-year-old from homelessness

Skip AdxEmbed xShare Evelyn Heller, 100, no longer faces eviction thanks to assistance from social workers and a donation from Tony Robbins. PALM DESERT, Calif. — A 100-year-old Palm Desert resident who was booted from her home two weeks ago is no...

 
Video: Firefighters flee whirling 'fire tornado' in Canada

Video: Firefighters flee whirling 'fire tornado' in Canada

A scorching funnel of fire and black smoke whirled near a lake in Canada last Thursday, forcing one firefighter to make an escape by plunging into the water. Video footage filmed by an onlooker and shared by St. Albert Fire Services captured what the...

 
One year later, Baltimore still reeling from Freddie Gray death, riots

One year later, Baltimore still reeling from Freddie Gray death, riots

BALTIMORE - Political billboards are all over town, showing mayoral hopefuls. But it is the painted face of a dead man that speaks the loudest. Exactly one year after Freddy Gray died after being stuffed into the back of a police van, street art and...

 

Tax Day in Alabama by the numbers

When tax day ends at midnight Alabamians will likely have sent $20 billion to Uncle Sam. The actual numbers can't be known for a while but give or take the $20 billion number is a good bet. That's a lot of money but nothing compared to the $300...

 
Q&A: EU Commissioner Hahn calls for further reforms, border control

Q&A: EU Commissioner Hahn calls for further reforms, border control

WASHINGTON -- Johannes Hahn has an encompassing job title. The Austrian politician, now based in Brussels, is European Commssioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations, overseeing the process of adding new members to the...

 
Fiat Chrysler starts making Jeep Renegade in China

Fiat Chrysler starts making Jeep Renegade in China

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles began producing the Jeep Renegade in China on Monday, giving the brand a second vehicle that it can sell in the world's largest automotive market without import duties. The Renegade, a subcompact SUV, is being made through a...

 

Bill to end Alabama marriage licenses up in House committee

A bill that would eliminate Alabama marriage licenses could move into position to pass this week. The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday is scheduled to consider the bill by Sen. Greg Albritton, R-Range. The Senate passed it 23-3 last month. If...

 
When women don't negotiate, is it a sign of weakness or intelligence?

When women don't negotiate, is it a sign of weakness or intelligence?

Women get more advice on how to negotiate than we probably need. We're told to stop being such a woman and Lean In, but that being assertive will most definitely backfire because of our gender. Research has shown that woman don't negotiate as much as...

 

Bill to end Alabama marriage licenses up in House committee

A bill that would eliminate Alabama marriage licenses could move into position to pass this week. The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday is scheduled to consider the bill by Sen. Greg Albritton, R-Range. The Senate passed it 23-3 last month. If...

 
IBM sales fall as turnaround comes slowly

IBM sales fall as turnaround comes slowly

A double-digit gain in sales in IBM's cloud services division failed to prevent the 16th straight drop in quarterly revenue at the company, which is making a halting transition from its legacy hardware and services business. The company reported...

 
Phil Jackson running ‘triangle seminar’ this week at secret Knicks mini-camp 

Phil Jackson running ‘triangle seminar’ this week at secret Knicks mini-camp 

Phil Jackson has decided to coach the Knicks…at least for a couple of days. The Knicks embattled team president is running a clandestine mini-camp this week in New York with a handful of current players, the Daily News has learned. According to a...

Daily News, 19:50 in Sport
 
Yankees need starters to go deeper into games so bullpen doesn’t get burnt out 

Yankees need starters to go deeper into games so bullpen doesn’t get burnt out 

Beyond Alex Rodriguez's slump and the nearly team-wide failure with runners in scoring position - the Yankees, yikes, are 4-for-57 in such situations over their last six games - is a percolating concern that just might undo this club if it lasts...

Daily News, 19:50 in Sport
 

Video: Ball boy at Barcelona Open trips, hits wall face first

The perils of being a ballboy in Barcelona. Ouch!

Daily News, 19:50 in Sport
 

Feds detail reduced spending for planned Anniston courthouse

Federal officials revealed Monday how more than $38 million would be spent on a planned courthouse construction project in Anniston. What's still unknown is where it'll be built. Subscription Required An online service is needed to view this article...

 

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