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  • Swastika found on green of vandalized golf course

    October 14, 2017 4:06 PM

    Authorities say vandalism at a Maine golf course will be investigated as a possible hate crime because of a swastika that was found carved into the green on the course's first hole. Police suspect the damage at Cobbossee Colony Golf Course in Monmouth was done by teenagers sometime late Sunday or early Monday. They say they have at least one suspect

  • Border Patrol trying out new surveillance balloon

    October 12, 2017 7:55 PM 2

    The U.S. Border Patrol is considering another type of surveillance balloon that can be quickly moved to spot illegal activity, part of an effort to see if more eyes in the sky translate to fewer illegal crossings. Agents in Texas recently finished a 30-day trial of the camera-toting, helium-filled balloon made by Drone Aviation Holding Corp., a small

  • Man faces court accused of arson, assaulting mum, stabbing strangers

    October 12, 2017 4:09 AM 5

    A Melbourne man accused of nearly biting off his mother's thumb before setting her house on fire and stabbing two random strangers has faced court. Damen Stephens was arrested in Cheltenham on Monday following a two-day police man-hunt. His 66-year-old mother is recovering in The Alfred hospital and police said she is "extremely fearful" after allegedly

  • Buccaneers' Kwon Alexander: Returns to practice finally

    October 11, 2017 10:54 PM 4

    This marks Alexander's first practice in any capacity since he injured his hamstring in Tampa Bay's first game of the season. His prolonged absence, along with that of Lavonte David (ankle), allowed rookie Kendell Beckwith to pile up 31 tackles the past three weeks while handling an every-down role. Beckwith's strong play might encourage the Bucs to take a slow approach

  • Knowing the signs of Lewy body dementia may help speed diagnosis – LA Times

    October 6, 2017 1:34 AM 4

    (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) reached the public eye in 2014 after reports that Robin Williams died with diffuse Lewy body disease. But, despite the fact that Lewy body dementia is the second most common dementia, it remains frequently unrecognized. In one study, almost

  • Vimeo Adds Live Streaming Functionality

    September 27, 2017 6:13 PM 1

    As mentioned, this has been made possible by the acquisition of Livestream. Until the deal is closed, Vimeo Live will be a standalone platform. Once the deal closes it will be integrated into Vimeo’s primary platform. “Live streaming is the No. 1 request from our creator community this year, and we’re focused on bringing a new level of quality, convenience

  • Why the Blue Jays should trade Josh Donaldson and head in a new direction

    September 25, 2017 6:04 PM 3

    Jays have said goodbye to Encarnacion and will to Bautista. Should they move on from Donaldson, too? On Sunday, long-time Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista got a standing ovation from the hometown fans as a show of appreciation for all the joy he's brought them over the year. Long-time slugger Edwin Encarnacion departed via free agency after last season

  • Trump: Has staffing at the UN doubled since 2000?

    September 19, 2017 2:46 PM 1

    The claim: President Trump said in a speech at the United Nations on 18 September that since 2000, the UN's staff has more than doubled. Reality Check verdict: That's correct. Overall UN staff numbers, not including peacekeepers, have indeed more than doubled since 2000. But the size of the secretariat - the UN's bureaucracy - has been decreasing since

  • Valentino Rossi: Italian back in action 18 days after double leg fracture

    September 18, 2017 10:08 PM 6

    Nine-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi has returned to action 18 days after suffering a double leg fracture in a training accident. The Italian, 38, will decide on Wednesday whether to compete at the Aragon Grand Prix in Spain. Rossi is fourth in the standings, 42 points behind leader Marc Marquez with five rounds to go. His Movistar Yamaha team said on Monday

  • Ousmane Dembele: Barcelona forward faces four month injury lay-off

    September 17, 2017 12:23 PM 4

    Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele will be out for up to four months with a hamstring injury. "He is expected to be out for between three and a half months and four months," said the statement. Dembele was making his first league start for Barcelona and his third overall. He came on as a substitute in a 5-0 league win over Espanyol, started the 3-0 Champions