• Where to Drink in Boston While Watching the Winter Olympics
Where to Drink in Boston While Watching the Winter Olympics

Eastern, you can check out curling if you are so inclined by heading over to the official live stream . There's the pageantry, the Parade of Nations and the lighting of the Olympic torch. Ted Robinson will call short track, as he has dating back to 1998. Although the Hamilton's are not considered the favorites they could still be in the mix for ...

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  • Canada's Trudeau to meet Amazon CEO Bezos during USA visit
Canada's Trudeau to meet Amazon CEO Bezos during USA visit

Mr. Benioff announced Salesforce would invest an additional US$2-billion in Canada over the next five years, money that will be spread out over investments in real estate, data centre capacity and new hiring to add to the company's existing Canadian work force of 1,300.

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  • Detroit Pistons involved in second minor deal ahead of National Basketball Association trade deadline
Detroit Pistons involved in second minor deal ahead of National Basketball Association trade deadline

First, the Pistons traded center Willie Reed to the Chicago Bulls for point guard Jameer Nelson , and the teams swapped their second round picks in 2022, according to Yahoo Sports' Shams Charania . Griffin will face his former team Friday night, when Detroit hosts the Clippers. The Pistons are a percentage point behind Philadelphia for the ei...

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  • North Korea: No intention to meet U.S. officials
North Korea: No intention to meet U.S. officials

North Korea has held a huge military parade and rally, just one day before the South hosts the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . Choe Hwi, chairman of the North's National Sports Guidance Committee and a member of the high-level delegation, is on a United Nations travel blacklist, and South Korea will be violating the...

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  • Kim's sister, South Korean leader Moon to meet at Olympics opener
Kim's sister, South Korean leader Moon to meet at Olympics opener

Iranian and North Korean athletes at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games will receive Samsung mobile phones, organizers said on Thursday, after Iran summoned South Korea's ambassador over reports its athletes would not get the gifts.

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  • Twitter shuts down Russian troll accounts that tweeted about Brexit
Twitter shuts down Russian troll accounts that tweeted about Brexit

The social media site also announced it will soon introduce a new system to allow people to see all Facebook advertisements being bought by parties and candidates. "Those accounts collectively posted 942 tweets, representing less than 0.02 per..." As Pickles conceded, the number of accounts and engagement is small.

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  • Super Bowl champ Malcolm Jenkins won't make White House visit
Super Bowl champ Malcolm Jenkins won't make White House visit

The Philadelphia Eagles won the Super Bowl for the first time in the franchise's history on Sunday, but several players have already indicated that they will not participate in the traditional White House visit , citing their opposition to President Donald Trump .

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  • Letter to the editor: Nunes memo puts pit in my stomach
Letter to the editor: Nunes memo puts pit in my stomach

They did not tell him a "dossier" on Trump that was an integral reason for their probe had been funded by the Democratic National Committee and then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Nunes was asked during a January 29 committee meeting whether he had coordinated the memo with the White House. When Trump fired 46 other Obama-era holdovers f...

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  • Steelers hiring former Penn State assistant Tom Bradley
Steelers hiring former Penn State assistant Tom Bradley

So who are the candidates Alabama might look towards to step in as defensive line coach? Now that Dunbar has been hired, Tomlin will now turn his attention to finding a new defensive backs coach to replace Carnell Lake , who resigned on Wednesday.

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  • Gaza hospitals, clinics to reopen after UAE pledge
Gaza hospitals, clinics to reopen after UAE pledge

The Qatari emir has also instructed his government to provide the Gaza Strip with medicine, food and fuel worth $9 million dollars, the Qatari newspaper Al Arab said. Fuel for emergency generators that keep Gaza's hospitals and sanitation services operating will run out within 10 days, the United Nations said on Tuesday, appealing for immediate don...

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  • Seattle to vacate misdemeanor marijuana convictions, cases
Seattle to vacate misdemeanor marijuana convictions, cases

The Seattle City Attorney's Office will be asking Seattle's municipal court to vacate convictions and dismiss charges for misdemeanor marijuana possession prosecuted by the City of Seattle . Ollie Garrett with the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board said misdemeanor possession charges also closed off opportunities to people of color in ...

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  • 'We want Brexit deal asap' Theresa May tells Japanese industrialists
'We want Brexit deal asap' Theresa May tells Japanese industrialists

Brexit could cause huge new costs for British businesses, with some industries facing additional costs of up t0 20%, according to a leaked government analysis. At a party event last night, Mrs May talked about "constructing a completely new trading partnership with the EU" but her government has come under pressure for failing to set out what that ...

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  • Syrian Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Civilians, Many Children, in Damascus Suburb
Syrian Airstrikes Kill Dozens of Civilians, Many Children, in Damascus Suburb

Tuesday's deaths included 19 children and 20 women, SOHR said. In the Idlib province that is now held by rebels, six others were killed by air strikes . But it has not been implemented. There were air strikes on towns across the Eastern Ghouta , including Douma, where an entire building was brought down, a local witness said.

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  • IOC clears Iran, N.Korea for gift after Samsung phone row
IOC clears Iran, N.Korea for gift after Samsung phone row

Pence is taking a hard-line approach with North Korea , announcing that the US will unveil in the coming days " the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever". North Korea announced last month that it would hold a big event to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of its military. In a historic move, the f...

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  • Iran summons South Korea ambassador over Samsung dispute
Iran summons South Korea ambassador over Samsung dispute

On Wednesday, Pence announced the USA would again ramp up economic sanctions aimed at starving the regime of resources. "Our resolve to stand with you is unshakable", Pence said. After the meeting, Pence stated that the U.S. will "unveil the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions" on North Korea, and that his country will "con...

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  • Did you watch the Super Bowl, Justin Timberlake or This Is Us?
Did you watch the Super Bowl, Justin Timberlake or This Is Us?

Prince , a Minneapolis native, died in 2016 and the Super Bowl was being held in his hometown. Justin Timberlake has been sleeping rough lately. However, instead of that happening, everyone took out their phone to record it, including a 13-year-old MA boy named Ryan McKenna. "The hologram was weird, and Prince did tell me [to] make sure n...

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  • Syrian government airstrikes kill dozens in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region
Syrian government airstrikes kill dozens in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region

The military retaliated in kind to the attacks, the statement added. "It is like the end of days", said Raed Saleh, the head of the first-responders known as White Helmets, describing the last 24 hours of attacks on the opposition-held eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta and northwestern Idlib province.

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  • Dow Jones opens with 100-point drop
Dow Jones opens with 100-point drop

The two best-known stock market indexes, the Dow and the Standard & Poor's 500, have dropped 10% from their all-time highs, set on January 26. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied on Tuesday and shot up 568 points, a day after it plunged a record 1,175 points on Monday.

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  • White House 'Optimistic' Of Spending Deal To Avert Government Shutdown
White House 'Optimistic' Of Spending Deal To Avert Government Shutdown

The White House has begun advising parts of the government to prepare for another shutdown , The Washington Post reported on Thursday, just hours before Congress's midnight deadline to pass a new budget measure . Paul brushed off pleas from Senate leaders. "But I would argue that it's time to vote", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky....

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  • Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Bought by Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd.
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Shares Bought by Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd.

Ballentine Partners Llc who had been investing in Bjs Restaurants Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $762.40 million market cap company. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $3.36 earnings per share. analysts predict that Apple Inc . will post 11.4 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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  • Putin, Erdogan discuss military coordination in Syria
Putin, Erdogan discuss military coordination in Syria

In its readout of the talks, the Kremlin said Putin and Erdogan "confirmed their commitment to a political settlement" to the Syrian conflict. Turkey and Russian Federation do not have any disagreements over Ankara's incursion into northern Syria's Afrin region, Turkey's foreign minister said on Tuesday, adding that the two countries were in c...

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  • Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) Earns
Old Dominion Freight Line (ODFL) Earns "Hold" Rating from Cowen

Janney Montgomery Scott Llc sold 15,871 shares as the company's stock rose 6.56% with the market. Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of Old Dominion Freight Line during the third quarter valued at approximately $100,000.

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  • Syrian air defense destroys Israeli missiles targeting military position in Damascus
Syrian air defense destroys Israeli missiles targeting military position in Damascus

Pinheiro, Chairman of the Independent global Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic. Syrian rescue workers and activists say at least 19 civilians, including a medic and children, have been killed in relentless government strikes on the opposition-held region near the capital Damascus .

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  • Turkey, Russia and Iran leaders to discuss Syria in Istanbul - Turkish source
Turkey, Russia and Iran leaders to discuss Syria in Istanbul - Turkish source

Haley told the U.N. Security Council that Russian Federation has delayed adoption of a council statement condemning the use of chemical weapons, including a reported chlorine gas attack Thursday in the opposition-held Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta that injured over 20 civilians including children.

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  • Austin tech workers saw the biggest jump in salary previous year
Austin tech workers saw the biggest jump in salary previous year

Salaries for tech workers peak in their mid-40s at £107K. Their $118,000 salary pays for a lifestyle they could afford in San Francisco only if they earned $202,000 there. Hispanic tech workers earn $131,000, and Asian candidates earn $133,000, on average. In the end, black tech workers ended up with average offers of $130,000, while whites recei...

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