Tag Archives: U.S.

Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald leaves rivalry game with gruesome injury

Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald was injured on this tackle during the first quarter of the ‘Egg Bowl’ against archrival Ole Miss  (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) Mississippi State quarterback Nick Fitzgerald suffered a severe injury to his right leg in the first quarter of the Bulldogs’ rivalry game against Ole Miss Thursday night. Fitzgerald’s leg bent ...

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Drones becoming a threat to first-responder operations

Drones are putting lives at risk, say first responders. There are some limited rules that govern where hobbyist drones can fly, but firefighters and local law enforcement officers tell Fox News the requirements don’t go far enough because they are unenforceable in the middle of real-time operations. They say negligent operators cannot be discerned from criminals and potential terrorists, giving those ...

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Automotive Turkeys of 2017

Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. There’s a lot to be thankful for in the automotive world. Cars are more sophisticated than ever, with continued innovations in fuel economy, and entertainment and safety features. But even as cars improve, there are still some turkeys—those models that just don’t keep pace with the state of the ...

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Net neutrality terms to know

Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, testifies before a Senate Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 20, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein – RC1E2880C590 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday announced his plans to repeal the Obama-era regulations that dictate how providers treat the accessibility of content on ...

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History-making MTA worker dies giving birth to twins

Julia Roman, 43, had 15 years on the job, had worked through most of her pregnancy.  (GoFundMe) The MTA’s first-ever woman elevator and escalator mechanic died last week while giving birth to twins, her grieving family and co-workers said Monday. Julia Roman, 43, had 15 years on the job, had worked through most of her pregnancy. Roman came to the ...

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US general says nuclear launch order can be refused, sparking debate

Just a day after the U.S.’s top nuclear commander said he would resist President Trump’s order if he called for an “illegal” nuclear launch, a fiery debate emerged about the president’s authority to order the firing of a warhead. Brian McKeon, a senior policy adviser in the Pentagon during the Obama administration, said a president’s first recourse would be to ...

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Mom's iPhone unlocked using 10-year-old son's face

A precocious 10-year-old boy has hacked the Face ID of his parents’ iPhone X. When New York City residents Attaullah Malik and Sana Sherwani received their brand new iPhones earlier this month, Sherwani told her son that “there’s no way you’re getting access to this phone.” But the boy, Ammar Malik, who looks like his mother, picked up the phone ...

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