20 Oct 2017

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Alabama executes man convicted or murdering police officer

Alabama executes man convicted or murdering police officerAlabama on Thursday executed a man convicted of killing a police officer in 1997 by shooting him multiple times in his patrol car. Torrey McNabb, 40, was pronounced dead at 9:38 p.m. (0238 GMT) at the Hollman Correctional Facility in Atmore.


20 Oct 2017 3:12am GMT

Exclusive: Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.

Exclusive: Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters. The Coalition for the American Dream intends to ask Congress to pass bipartisan legislation this year that would allow these immigrants, often referred to as "Dreamers," to continue working in the United States, the documents said. Alphabet Inc's Google, Microsoft Corp, Facebook Inc, Intel Corp, Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], IBM Corp, Marriott International Inc and other top U.S. companies are listed as members, one of the documents shows.


20 Oct 2017 3:00am GMT

Notable municipal bankruptcy lawyer talks shop to Hartford taxpayers

Notable municipal bankruptcy lawyer talks shop to Hartford taxpayersThe lawyer who took Detroit, Michigan, through the largest Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history brought his message to a new crowd on Thursday: residents of Hartford, Connecticut's cash-strapped capital city. Kevyn Orr, a partner the law firm Jones Day, and a panel of experts tried to fend off residents' fears about whether city service might be cut (no), taxes might rise (maybe) or people might later get priced out of homes (it is complicated) if the city files for a court debt restructuring. Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin has said for months that the capital city of one of the wealthiest states may have to file for bankruptcy.


20 Oct 2017 1:58am GMT

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Fighters in Syria's Raqa prepare for civilian handover

Fighters in Syria's Raqa prepare for civilian handoverUS-backed forces who captured Raqa from the Islamic State group prepared to hand the Syrian city over to a civilian authority, with some of their fighters already headed to the next battle. Inside the city, positions that had long been manned by fighters of the Kurdish-Arab Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were abandoned, though some remained in the central Al-Naim square, dancing and ululating as they celebrated their victory. The SDF battled for more than four months, with US-led coalition support, to capture the city that was once the de facto Syrian capital of IS's self-styled "caliphate".


20 Oct 2017 1:44am GMT

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Obama makes a plea to Virginians and signals a way forward for Democrats

Obama makes a plea to Virginians and signals a way forward for DemocratsFormer President Barack Obama makes an impassioned return to the campaign trail in New Jersey and Virginia.


20 Oct 2017 1:41am GMT

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8-Year-Old’s Big Brother Details the Horrific Abuse He Suffered from Mom’s Boyfriend Before His Death

8-Year-Old’s Big Brother Details the Horrific Abuse He Suffered from Mom’s Boyfriend Before His DeathIn court on Wednesday, a California teen described the relentless assaults inflicted on his 8-year-old brother for months until, at last, the little boy was dead


20 Oct 2017 1:25am GMT

Ex-Girlfriend of MMA Fighter War Machine Recounts Harrowing Attack: ‘If I Do Not Leave Now, I Will Die’

Ex-Girlfriend of MMA Fighter War Machine Recounts Harrowing Attack: ‘If I Do Not Leave Now, I Will Die’A woman who was brutally beaten, raped and kidnapped by the mixed martial artist known as War Machine is speaking out about the 2014 attack by her ex-boyfriend that led to his being sentenced to life in prison


20 Oct 2017 12:01am GMT

19 Oct 2017

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Urine-powered combat equipment?

Urine-powered combat equipment?Fox Firepower: Allison Barrie with a look at how Army scientists are extracting Hydrogen from urine and using it to power fuel cells. Something that could be a great advantage to military personnel.


19 Oct 2017 9:24pm GMT

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Trump grades his own Puerto Rico response a perfect '10'

Trump grades his own Puerto Rico response a perfect '10'President Trump gives himself high marks for his response to hurricane damage in Puerto Rico.


19 Oct 2017 9:00pm GMT

Kelly defends Trump on casualties, attacks 'selfish' congresswoman

Kelly defends Trump on casualties, attacks 'selfish' congresswomanWhite House chief of staff John Kelly on Thursday delivered an impassioned defense of President Trump's outreach to families of four Americans recently killed in Niger.


19 Oct 2017 8:37pm GMT

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'We Don't Want Your Nazi Hate.' Protesters Drown Out Richard Spencer's University of Florida Speech

'We Don't Want Your Nazi Hate.' Protesters Drown Out Richard Spencer's University of Florida SpeechThe event was the latest example of a campus clash over a far-right speaker


19 Oct 2017 8:25pm GMT

Kids Are Spending More Time On Mobile Devices Than Ever Before

Kids Are Spending More Time On Mobile Devices Than Ever BeforeAnd almost half have their own tablets


19 Oct 2017 5:04pm 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