20 May 2018

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Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano as lava threatens escape routes

Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano as lava threatens escape routesBy Terray Sylvester PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - A stream of lava threatened to block a key Hawaii highway on Saturday that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, while the first known serious injury was reported from fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volcano. "A homeowner on Noni Farms Road who was sitting on a third-floor balcony got hit with lava spatter," said Janet Snyder, a spokesperson for the Office of the Mayor, County of Hawaii. "It hit him on the shin and shattered everything there down on his leg," she said, adding that lava spatters "can weigh as much as a refrigerator and even small pieces of spatter can kill." No other information was immediately available.


20 May 2018 5:03am GMT

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Rural Hawaii communities face various volcano threats

Rural Hawaii communities face various volcano threatsPAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - In the weeks since Hawaii's Kilauea volcano began erupting, dozens of homes have burned from oozing lava, people have fled their homes and plumes of steam from the summit have shot skyward, prompting officials to distribute face masks to protect against ash particles.


20 May 2018 4:56am GMT

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Cougar kills U.S. mountain biker, mauls another, later shot

Cougar kills U.S. mountain biker, mauls another, later shotThe mountain bikers were riding together down a remote, backwoods trail at 11 a.m. (2 p.m. ET) in an area near North Bend, Washington state, around 30 miles (48 km) east of Seattle, when the two men encountered the animal. Cougars are the fourth largest cat species worldwide, with adult females weighing up to 141 pounds (64 kgs) and males weighing as much as 220 pounds (100 kgs).


20 May 2018 1:52am GMT

Texas school shooter 'nonemotional,' lawyer says as motive sought

Texas school shooter 'nonemotional,' lawyer says as motive soughtBy Erwin Seba SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - The 17-year-old student charged with killing 10 people when he opened fire in an art class at his Houston-area high school appeared "weirdly nonemotional" on the morning after the rampage, one of his lawyers said on Saturday. The teenager, identified by law enforcement as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been charged with capital murder and is being held without bail in Santa Fe, Texas, where authorities said he went on a shooting spree shortly before 8 a.m. CDT on Friday. One of those in critical condition was one of the two school resource officers who engaged the shooter before his surrender.


20 May 2018 1:10am GMT

19 May 2018

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Surgically Implanted Sensor Designed to Track Cows

Surgically Implanted Sensor Designed to Track CowsThe subcutaneous devices are designed to monitor cattle and provide data...but their inventor really wants them to be used in humans.


19 May 2018 7:05pm GMT

Rev. Michael Curry's Royal Wedding Sermon Included a Martin Luther King Jr. Quote. Here's Its Surprising Political Message

Rev. Michael Curry's Royal Wedding Sermon Included a Martin Luther King Jr. Quote. Here's Its Surprising Political MessageIn the address delivered by Rev. Michael Curry at the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, this MLK quote played a prominent role


19 May 2018 1:00pm GMT

18 May 2018

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Check out our new breaking news feature in Newsroom

Check out our new breaking news feature in NewsroomIt seems you don't have the latest version of the Newsroom app. Click here to upgrade so you can get the new and improved breaking news experience just in time for the royal wedding!


18 May 2018 8:26pm GMT

'Not looking good': How Trump has responded to mass shootings

'Not looking good': How Trump has responded to mass shootingsAnother mass shooting, another tweet from President Trump.


18 May 2018 4:53pm GMT

Obama cyber chief: Iran may ramp up cyberattacks after Trump ditched nuclear deal

Obama cyber chief: Iran may ramp up cyberattacks after Trump ditched nuclear deal"I think we should expect to see an increase in Iranian cyberactivity against us," said Michael Daniel, the former White House cyber coordinator, in an interview on the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery."


18 May 2018 4:46pm GMT

07 Nov 2011

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Rocking YUI on Node.js and Mobile

Just over a year and a half ago I broke onto the scene with some demos of running YUI on the server with Node.js. This started out as an exercise in just stressing YUI's modularity and its ability to be used in more places than just the browser. Back in April of 2010 I started [...]

07 Nov 2011 7:21pm GMT

25 Oct 2011

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YUIConf 2011 Update: Announcing More Talks and a Free Workshop!

We've been busy rounding out our stellar lineup of tech talks for YUIConf 2011! See the latest schedule and register now - early bird registration ends Tuesday, October 24. In conjunction with the Yahoo! Mail team, we're excited to announce the addition of a free workshop: Developing Apps for Yahoo! Mail. Get the hands-on expertise [...]

25 Oct 2011 4:44am GMT

18 Oct 2011

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YUI: Open Hours Thurs Oct 20th

Modules and Loaders inside and outside of YUI Authoring JavaScript in modules is definitely picking up steam these days, and I'm not just talking about YUI. Node.js uses CommonJS 1.1 modules, dojo and others use AMD, and the next version of JavaScript (ok, ECMAScript) will include new syntax for creating and working with modules. So [...]

18 Oct 2011 5:22am GMT