"Aerial Market Untenable": No More GoPro Drones

GoPro's fortunes have become so dire that it is even open to the idea of getting sold to another company. The company has officially announced that it has stopped making the drone and will exit the drone market. GoPro CEO Nick Woodman introduces the new foldable Karma drone during a press event in Olympic Valley, California on September 1...

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  • Gas prices expected to dip in new year
Gas prices expected to dip in new year

The Detroit-area's average decreased about 3 cents to $2.64 per gallon. Gas prices have ticked up two cents per gallon in Rhode Island. West Texas Intermediate last week settled above $62 a barrel for the first time since December 2013. "Of course, this forecast could change dramatically if there are unexpected shifts in fuel supply and/or the st...

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  • Blood Donations Go Uncollected Due To Winter Weather: American Red Cross
Blood Donations Go Uncollected Due To Winter Weather: American Red Cross

Twenty-five blood drives across the state were canceled during last week's storm, leaving the Massachusetts Red Cross 681 donations short. The Red Cross provides about 40 percent of the nation's blood supply, and now Red Cross blood products are being distributed to hospitals as fast as donations come in.

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  • Colorado Attorney General says marijuana businesses should carry on as usual
Colorado Attorney General says marijuana businesses should carry on as usual

The appointments are temporary, but the prosecutors could be named permanently as Sessions fills the vacant slots. The goal, he said, was to encourage a tightly regulated industry letting legitimate businesses operate but keeping cartels and gangs out.

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  • TN Bus strike: Transport minister appeals employees to join duty
TN Bus strike: Transport minister appeals employees to join duty

After the Madras High Court order on Friday, the state government asked them to return to work or face consequences. "Recourse to lighting strikes or flash strikes without notice leads to the consequences of denying the citizens of their right to free movement and is clearly illegal and against the public interest", the judge said while passing int...

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  • LOTTERY RESULTS: Mega Millions numbers for January 5, 2018 drawing
LOTTERY RESULTS: Mega Millions numbers for January 5, 2018 drawing

It won't be known until later if there is a victor from numbers drawn Friday of 28-30-39-59-70-10. The Powerball jackpot and Mega Millions jackpots are both over $400 million at the same time for the first time. DES MOINES, Iowa One Mega Millions ticket matched all six numbers and will claim a $450 million grand prize. For an additional $1 per play...

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  • NYC, Long Island brace for winter storm
NYC, Long Island brace for winter storm

Bombogenesis , or a storm bombing out, means the surface pressure of the storm will drop 24 millibars in 24 hours, or at the rate of 1 millibar per hour. Also like something out of "The Day After Tomorrow", this polar vortex looks remarkably similar to the fictional one that ushered in a new Ice Age.

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  • Russia: US Call for UN Meeting on Iran
Russia: US Call for UN Meeting on Iran "Destructive"

At a meeting of the UN Security Council convened at the United States' request Iran's permanent representative, Gholamali Khoshroo, said that the discussion of his country's internal affairs was beyond the UN SC realm of competence and that the United States abused its powers of a permanent member.

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  • United States places Pakistan on religious-freedom watch list
United States places Pakistan on religious-freedom watch list

After President Trump's lashed out at Pakistan in his first tweet of the year for the country's failure to act decisively to counter-terrorism and accused it of playing a double game, the USA state department formally announced a halt in aid and security assistance to Pakistan.

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  • Warning after a number of 'Aussie flu' deaths
Warning after a number of 'Aussie flu' deaths

Speaking today, a spokesperson for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, said: "Please do not visit hospital if you are or have been unwell with flu-like symptoms in the last seven days, unless it is an emergency. The most common side effects from the influenza shot are soreness, redness, tenderness or swelling where the shot was given. It is ...

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  • Hollywood actresses, writers launch project to fight sexual harassment
Hollywood actresses, writers launch project to fight sexual harassment

Some of Hollywood's most powerful women have teamed up to launch an initiative aimed at combating sexual harassment inside and outside their industry after an avalanche of allegations set in motion by the Harvey Weinstein scandal . And it calls on women to wear black at Sunday's Golden Globes as a statement against gender and racial inequali...

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  • Fog delays 400 trains and 500 flights
Fog delays 400 trains and 500 flights

More than 40 flights were diverted and over 90 flights were affected at Delhi airport before flight operations got back to normalcy, the source said. Five domestic and seven global flights were delayed, while one has been cancelled in the wake of thick fog, ANI reported.

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  • Canadian Blood Services needs help this season
Canadian Blood Services needs help this season

All blood types are encouraged to donate, but the supply of O-negative blood is in demand because it can be used by any recipient regardless their blood type. During bad weather, more trauma accidents seem to happen and there's a need for more blood. Book an appointment by downloading the GiveBlood app or visit blood.ca.

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  • New study reveals more pregnant women are using marijuana
New study reveals more pregnant women are using marijuana

The proportion of women there who used marijuana in some form while they were pregnant almost doubled between 2009 and 2016. "Because of the possibility of concurrent use of marijuana and other substances of abuse, the evidence of its direct association with preterm labor, fetal growth restriction, preterm birth, low birthweight and stillbirth is...

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  • Queen praises Manchester's powerful identity following Arena attack
Queen praises Manchester's powerful identity following Arena attack

In Manchester a few months later 22 people - including children - were killed when a lone suicide attacker detonated an explosive device as crowds of music fans left Manchester Arena following a performance by USA singer Ariana Grande. The queen began by introducing an excerpt from her first televised Christmas message, from 1957. Wearing a brown...

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  • Kulbhushan Jadhav not given consular access: FO
Kulbhushan Jadhav not given consular access: FO

The Pakistan foreign office spokesperson reiterated that the meeting does not mean any change in Pakistan's stance regarding Jadhav. Pakistani officials insist Jadhav has confessed before the country's military court that he was tasked by the Indian intelligence agency "to plan, coordinate and organize espionage, terrorist and sabotage activiti...

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  • David Davis backtracks on threat to quit if Damian Green is sacked
David Davis backtracks on threat to quit if Damian Green is sacked

That was then widened to examine claims that pornographic material was found on a computer in his office back in 2008, which the MP also denies viewing or downloading. "This falls short of the Seven Principles of Public Life and is a breach of the Ministerial Code - a conclusion which has been endorsed by Sir Alex Allan, the Independent Adviser on ...

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  • Virginia, Other States Face Chaos as Congress Delays CHIP Funding
Virginia, Other States Face Chaos as Congress Delays CHIP Funding

The funding provides money for CHIP through the end of March as the GOP faces criticism from Democrats who argued Republicans were prepared to leave town without extending a program that provides support for 9 million children across the country.

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  • Flu season starting in earnest
Flu season starting in earnest

The traditional flu season lasts from October through May. Officials say flu activity began earlier this season than usual. The adult flu vaccine is available at the Dallas County immunization clinic located at 2377 N. Vaccination is more important for people with weakened immune systems, as well as those who are pregnant, elderly or live wit...

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  • Health officials: 4 Oklahomans have died from the flu this season
Health officials: 4 Oklahomans have died from the flu this season

The best time to receive the influenza vaccine is in October, November and December before the peak of influenza season , as it can take two weeks to become effective. Experts say that 27 people had to be hospitalized within the last week due to the flu virus, bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 179.

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  • Broncos snap 8-game losing streak with shutout win over Jets
Broncos snap 8-game losing streak with shutout win over Jets

ABOUT THE BRONCOS (3-9): Trevor Siemian tossed three interceptions for the second time in as many starts in a 35-9 setback to Miami last week. Two plays later, Siemian threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas who snagged it over cornerback Morris Claiborne in the right front of the end zone.

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  • 2017-18 Flu Season Is Looking Like a Bad One
2017-18 Flu Season Is Looking Like a Bad One

The best protection against the flu is the flu vaccine. And in Australia, where the winter flu season has just wrapped up, this season's vaccine was only about 10 percent effective against the H3N2 strain. "Getting the flu is an terrible experience". The number of flu vaccines given out at the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Healt...

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  • Eating cheese daily may help you live longer
Eating cheese daily may help you live longer

The people who had the lowest risks for heart disease and stroke were those who consumed, on average, about 40 grams a day-about the size of a matchbook. The statistics are compared to people who never or rarely ate cheese. Still, the fact that cheese benefits exist that may outweigh the negatives of saturated fat is encouraging.

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  • Willie Taggart hired as Florida State's next head coach
Willie Taggart hired as Florida State's next head coach

Senior cornerback Ty Griffin posted to Twitter the words "He gone" with a smoke puff emoji. Taggart also coached running backs at Stanford under Jim Harbaugh. Taggart spent just one season at OR following his tenure locally at the University of South Florida. When Taggart was hired by OR, he said he had three basic tenets: "Make no excuses,...

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  • Yemen rebel leader to Saudis: Let's 'turn the page'
Yemen rebel leader to Saudis: Let's 'turn the page'

Stressing that Yemen's interests lie in avoiding sedition , the Houthi leader called on citizens and tribal fighters to focus on the battle against the invading Saudi regime and stay away from any provocative acts. Three Houthi leaders have so far been killed in the clashes that began on Friday, revealed the source, while noting that there have be...

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  • Cyclone Ockhi: 165 families relocated in Kerala
Cyclone Ockhi: 165 families relocated in Kerala

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government today requested the Centre to deploy helicopters of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard for the search and rescue of missing fishermen, mostly from Kanyakumari , in the wake of cyclone Ockhi. Palaniswami told Singh that Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli had suffered the worst damage, and detailed the relief work being c...

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  • Saudi coalition OKs resumption of United Nations flights to Yemen
Saudi coalition OKs resumption of United Nations flights to Yemen

Two days later, the Saudi-led coalition announced it would reopen the Sanaa airport and the key Port of Hodeida for humanitarian purposes the following day. That missile was intercepted near the airport in Riyadh. Iran has denied supplying the Houthis with weapons. In response, ships were ordered to leave the Red Sea ports of Hodeida and Salef, t...

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  • Turkey: 1st lady stresses ending violence against women
Turkey: 1st lady stresses ending violence against women

The worldwide community is turning attention to the violence that women and girls are dealing with on a global scale. The goal of this day is to call for global action on the cause of eliminating violence by achieving gender equality and the full empowerment of women.

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  • Ohio Dems Condemn Gov. Candidate for Boasting of Sexual Escapades
Ohio Dems Condemn Gov. Candidate for Boasting of Sexual Escapades

On his personal Facebook, O'Neill admitted to having sexual relations with about 50 women in the last 50 years. In the post, the OH gubernatorial candidate talks about being sexually intimate with "approximately 50 very attractive females", and said he was "disappointed by this national feeding frenzy about sexual indiscretions decades ago".

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  • Saudi-led airstrikes destroy air navigation system of Yemen's capital airport: spokesman
Saudi-led airstrikes destroy air navigation system of Yemen's capital airport: spokesman

The Saudi-led coalition said last week it had closed all air, land and seaports in Yemen to stem what it said was the flow of arms to the Houthis from Iran . Humanitarian agencies had been successful in preventing starvation and tackling a cholera outbreak that has sickened more than 900,000 people in six months and killed over 2,200.

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  • Trump announces pick for new Health and Human Services secretary on Twitter
Trump announces pick for new Health and Human Services secretary on Twitter

Trump's first health secretary, former U.S. Representative Tom Price, resigned in September amid a public furor over his use of expensive taxpayer-funded private charter jets for government travel. "As Mr. Azar navigates the confirmation process, HIMSS expects to work closely with him and the HHS team to ensure that health information and technolog...

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  • Bill Gates makes $100 million personal investment to fight Alzheimer's
Bill Gates makes $100 million personal investment to fight Alzheimer's

The Microsoft co-founder said Monday that the donation to the Dementia Discovery Fund is personal and not through his charitable foundation. Today more people survive cancer than die from it and with sufficient investment in dementia research we know the same tremendous progress will be possible for people and families affected by dementia too.

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  • Redskins receiver Jamison Crowder returning from injury against Vikings
Redskins receiver Jamison Crowder returning from injury against Vikings

His 36-yard touchdown catch on Sunday was the first scoring reception of his career. Case Keenum led Minnesota's offensive attack with 304 yards and four touchdown passes. In the end, I think the Vikings come away victorious and win their fifth straight game. The Minnesota Vikings may have entered Week 10 of the 2017 season with a 6-2 record,...

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  • Disneyland shuts down cooling towers after park visitors sickened with disease
Disneyland shuts down cooling towers after park visitors sickened with disease

The disease was detected in three more people who had not visited the theme park, but who either lived in or had travelled to Anaheim . No other cases of the disease have been reported since September. The towers were chemically treated to combat the problem, and there is no ongoing threat to guests' health, the Register reports. "We have pr...

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  • US Senator Paul says he suffered six broken ribs in attack
US Senator Paul says he suffered six broken ribs in attack

Boucher was released from jail on a $7,500 bond the day after the attack and ordered to stay away from the senator and his family, his neighbors for 17 years. "I appreciate all of the support from everyone", Paul posted on Twitter about last Friday's violent altercation. In a report Monday evening, The New York Times spoke with neighbors and th...

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  • This Woman Just Became The First Trans State Legislator In Virginia
This Woman Just Became The First Trans State Legislator In Virginia

As the margin of her victory became clear Tuesday night, the Post quoted Roem as saying: "This is about the people of the 13th District disregarding fear tactics, disregarding phobias. In her bio on the campaign website , Roem stated that she learned to listen to different perspectives and digest complicated policy as a reporter for the Gainesv...

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  • Meet the Transgender Americans Who Won on Election Day
Meet the Transgender Americans Who Won on Election Day

Jenkins was officially elected to the Minneapolis City Council on Tuesday, November 7th. She said she hopes to further that sort of development across more Minneapolis neighborhoods once she takes her seat on the City Council in January.

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  • Cases of the Flu confirmed in Clinton County, New York
Cases of the Flu confirmed in Clinton County, New York

Figures reveal more than 217,000 Australians had confirmed cases of the virus this year, which is more than double the previous record of just over 100,000 in 2015. Besides the elderly, other vulnerable population groups are children under 5, pregnant women and those with pre-existing medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes or heart disease.

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  • Teal Pumpkins: Trick-or-treating safety for kids with severe food allergies
Teal Pumpkins: Trick-or-treating safety for kids with severe food allergies

That's 1 out of every 13 kids who may not get to enjoy all the candy treats that this spooky holiday boasts. FARE reports the 1 in 13 children suffer from food allergies now in the United States alone. It's all part of the Teal Pumpkin Project , where houses offing non-food treats put teal pumpkins on their doorstep. Last year, almost 18,00...

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  • ICICI Bank Q2 net falls Rs 1044 cr
ICICI Bank Q2 net falls Rs 1044 cr

During the day, it dropped 9.85 per cent to Rs 299. YES Bank's non-performing assets (NPA) ratio rose more than 100 percent to 1.82 per cent of total loans, wrecked by the RBI's risk based supervision (RBS) finding a divergence or under-reporting of Rs 6,355 crore of assets which should have been classified as NPAs.

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