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  • U.K. May Have 24 Hours Without Coal Power

    April 21, 2017 8:17 PM 15

    Britain expects to go 24 hours without using coal to generate electricity Friday. It would be the first full day since the Industrial Revolution. The United Kingdom may be in its first full day without coal power in more than a century, its National Grid announced Friday. "It looks likely that today will be the first ever working day in Britain without

  • Tigers Woods' back injury 'progressing'

    April 18, 2017 10:41 PM 19

    Tiger Woods says his back injury is "progressing" but did not provide any details over when he can make his return to competition. The 14-time major champion has been blighted by back trouble in recent years and missed 15 months of action on the PGA Tour because of the issue. Woods made his return to competitive action at the Farmers Insurance in February

  • Britain's May decided on early election during holiday in Wales: ITV

    April 18, 2017 1:17 PM 12

    LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday that it was during a walking holiday in Wales when she decided she would hold an early election to strengthen her hand in talks with the European Union. May told ITV news: "Before Easter I spent a few days walking in Wales with my husband, thought about this long and hard and came to the decision

  • Teen allegedly hacked school computers, changed grades

    April 18, 2017 11:35 AM 15

    HOUSTON - A high school student here is accused of hacking a school’s computer system and changing grades, reports CBS Houston affiliate KHOU-TV. According to the Spring Branch Independent School District, a sophomore at Memorial High School was arrested March 31 and faces a state felony charge of breach of computer security. The district said a stolen

  • Doug Martin out of rehab, back with Buccaneers for offseason workouts

    April 17, 2017 5:40 PM 21

    When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers started their offseason workouts on Monday, their starting running back joined them. Doug Martin, who was suspended for four games late last season for violating the league’s drug policy, was at the Buccaneers’ facilities for the first day of the team’s offseason program. Many teams around the NFL started their offseason

  • ‘Invest in the grassroots to grow Chinese game, not big-name signings’

    April 16, 2017 11:02 PM 15

    Sun Jihai did not fall in love with football; the game fell in love with him. The son of a football fitness coach, the former Palace and Manchester City defender would go running and the coaches would look up and see an athlete who would make a fine player. The main obstacle to Sun Jihai becoming a professional player, one of only a handful of Chinese

  • Missing Arthur Roy Taylor coastal search called off

    April 16, 2017 8:03 PM 19

    A coastal search for a 90-year-old man who went missing after going out to sea on his boat has been called off. Arthur Roy Taylor, known as Archie, left his accommodation at about 09:30 BST on Saturday to take his boat out from Gwbert boat club in Ceredigion. The vessel was found later but Dyfed-Powys Police said Mr Taylor was unaccounted for. The coastguard

  • Daughter of NYC cop killed in 9/11 attacks joins NYPD

    April 14, 2017 12:17 PM 11

    NEW YORK – The daughter of a New York Police Department officer killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks has been sworn in as a member of the force. Brittney Roy, of Massapequa Park on Long Island, was sworn in Thursday along with 473 other recruits during a ceremony held at the city's police academy in Queens. Her father, Sgt. Timothy Roy, was assigned

  • Bodegas of New York City

    April 9, 2017 11:29 AM 29

    Radhames Rodriguez came to the United States from the Dominican Republic in 1985. He and his two brothers now own 12 bodegas. “I love a bodega because, first of all, I make money,” said Radhames. “And second of all, I like to be with people.” His 19-year old daughter, Diana, is taking Bio and Pre-Med, and hopes to go to medical school. But, she says, business

  • Cormier vs. Johnson II: Live stream, start time, PPV info, fight card

    April 8, 2017 12:21 PM 13

    Here's all the info you need to watch UFC 210 this Saturday night in Buffalo UFC 210 is upon us. Daniel Cormier is ready to defend his light heavyweight title against heavy hitter Anthony Johnson. While Cormier is riding a three-fight winning streak, he’s considered the underdog on Saturday. Plus, former middleweight champion Chris Weidman is looking