Daily Archives: October 10, 2017

Next-generation US Postal Service truck starts zipping around town

Outline of the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle.  (USPS) Virginia residents are getting a sneak peek at the mail truck of the future. One of them, at least. A prototype for the U.S. Postal Service’s next-generation delivery vehicle has been spotted making the rounds in the city of Leesburg. A Trucks.com reader snapped a photo of the van, which is one ...

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New timeline suggests Las Vegas gunman could have been taken down sooner

The revised timeline given by investigators for the Las Vegas massacre raises questions about whether better communication might have allowed police to respond more quickly and take out the gunman before he killed and wounded so many people. On Monday, Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Stephen Paddock shot and wounded a Mandalay Bay hotel security guard outside his door and sprayed ...

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Richard Thaler wins the Nobel prize for economic sciences

THE credit-card bill arrives. You have enough money in a savings account to pay it off—the sensible thing to do, arithmetically speaking, since the interest rate on the credit-card balance far exceeds that earned on the savings. Yet you leave the savings untouched, and pay only as much of the bill as your current-account balance allows. What looks a daft ...

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Windsor man faces lifetime ban for tossing first octopus at Little Caesars Arena

Detroit Red Wings’ superfan Nick Horvath smuggled an octopus into Little Caesars Arena with the hope of claiming his place in history. Instead, he’s facing a lifetime ban. Horvath and his buddies wrapped an octopus snugly around his stomach and concealed their secret cargo under a Gordie Howe all-star jersey ahead of the Wings’ home opener last week in the team’s new home. Every detail was ...

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NBA Rumors: Kristaps Porzingis Wants Out of New York? Latvian Star Unhappy With Knicks, Phil Jackson

NBA Rumors: Kristaps Porzingis Wants Out of New York? Latvian Star Unhappy With Knicks, Phil Jackson Sign Up for Sports World News’ Newsletter and never miss out on our most popular stories. Kristaps Porzingis celebrates Delta Air Lines Fly Like a Pro campaign with a H-O-R-S-E competition at Chelsea Piers in New York City on March 2, 2016. (Photo : ...

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Harvey Weinstein scandal: Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow allege harassment

Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow are the latest Hollywood performers to come forward alleging they were sexually harassed by mogul Harvey Weinstein, ratcheting up the scandal surrounding the disgraced movie producer. In a report published Tuesday in the New York Times, the Oscar-winning actresses went on the record to describe incidents that took place earlier in their careers.  “I was a ...

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Freeland: 'This may be most uncertain international moment since WWII'

Canada finds itself navigating the most uncertain moment in international relations since the end of the Second World War, says Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. Freeland made the remark Tuesday in Washington during a panel discussion at a women-in-business summit organized by Fortune magazine. She was being asked about recent comments by the head of the U.S. Senate foreign relations ...

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