Latest World News
- October 25 2014 22:46: Bangladesh 109-3 at lunch on day 2 vs Zimbabwe - World News Headlines - Yahoo News
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Scores at lunch Sunday on the second day of the first cricket test between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at Mirpur's Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium:
Latest U.S. News
- October 25 2014 22:23: Nurse criticizes Ebola quarantine, raising concern - U.S. News Headlines - Yahoo! News
NEW YORK (AP) — The nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa criticized the way her case has been handled, raising concerns from humanitarian and human rights groups over unclear policies for the newly launched quarantine program.
Latest Business News
- October 25 2014 22:39: Panasonic says to transfer Sanyo TV unit in U.S. to Funai Electric - Business News Headlines - Yahoo! News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Panasonic Corp said it is transferring its Sanyo television unit in the U.S., which supplies sets to Wal-Mart Stores, to Funai Electric Co. of Japan in return for annual royalty payments. The move allows Panasonic to exit an unprofitable business. The transfer of the unit will likely be completed before the end of March, a spokesman for Panasonic said on Sunday, after the Nihon Keizai newspaper reported it would sell the business to Funai Electric . ...
Latest Tech News
- October 25 2014 21:06: Ikea hopes its new motorized standing desk will get you out of your chair - Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News
Study after study reveals the same thing: it simply isn't healthy to sit for extended periods of time every day. But making the switch and buying a standing desk is a big commitment. That's where Ikea comes in: the company has brought its stylish looks, reasonable prices, and goofy Swedish names to its very own adjustable standing desk. The "Bekant" isn't terribly special, but it's the company's first line of automatically adjustable standing desks. That means you can go from sitting to standing with the press of a button. Maybe that convenience will be enough to get you out of that chair. ...
Latest Entertainment News
- October 25 2014 15:32: World Series TV rating down from '13, up over '12 - Entertainment News Headlines — Yahoo! News
Latest Sports News
- October 25 2014 22:47: Australian amateur Murdaca books U.S. Masters berth - Sports News Headlines - Yahoo! News
By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian teenager Antonio Murdaca clinched a dream berth at the U.S. Masters after winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship with a stunning seven-stroke win in Melbourne on Sunday. The Adelaide-born 19-year-old tore up Royal Melbourne's famed sandbelt course to upstage a field dripping with Asian talent, including China's Guan Tianlang, who won the 2012 event to become Augusta's youngest ever qualifier at the age of 14. ...
Latest Science News
- October 25 2014 19:51: Huge Solar Flare Erupts from Biggest Sunspot in 24 Years (Photos) - Science News Headlines - Yahoo News
The solar flare occurred Friday afternoon, reaching its peak at 5:41 p.m. EDT (2141 GMT), and triggered a strong radio blackout at the time, according to the U.S. NASA's sun-watching Solar Dynamics Observatory captured stunning video of the huge solar flare. The flare erupted from a giant active sunspot known as AR 12192 and was classified as an X3.1-class solar storm — one of the most powerful types of solar storms on the sun — but it is not the first time the sunspot has made its presence known. "This is the fourth substantial flare from this active region since Oct. 19," NASA spokesperson Karen Fox wrote in a status update.
Latest Politics News
- October 25 2014 22:36: Egypt president says suicide bomber had outside support - Politics News Headlines - Yahoo News
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said a suicide bombing, by a suspected jihadist, which killed 30 soldiers in the Sinai peninsula was carried out with "external support". Egypt imposed a state of emergency across parts of Sinai as the military pounded suspected jihadists after Friday's suicide car bombing. The suicide attack was the deadliest on Egyptian security forces since the army deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year, to the fury of his supporters. The state of emergency in the north and centre of the Sinai will remain in place for three months, the president's office said.