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  • Drug Resistant TB Is Predicted To Steadily Spread In 4 Countries

    May 9, 2017 10:31 PM 13

    Drug resistant tuberculosis is expected to increase globally over the next two decades. New research predicts a steady rise in TB cases that can't be cured with conventional, first-line antibiotics in four countries. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention forecast that these complicated — and potentially deadly — cases of TB will become

  • Harry Potter play sets Broadway debut date

    May 4, 2017 7:47 PM 17

    Fans eager to see the next chapter of "Harry Potter" come to life on stage won't have to travel to London anymore, as "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" is coming to Broadway. The two-part play will debut April 22, 2018 at New York's Lyric Theatre, the show's producers announced Thursday. Based on the characters created by J.K. Rowling, "Harry Potter

  • U.S. gasoline demand falls for second straight month: EIA

    April 28, 2017 6:02 PM 11

    NEW YORK U.S. gasoline demand fell 2.4 percent in February from a year earlier, the second straight monthly decline, according to data released on Friday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration that suggested the market may have trouble repeating last year's record volumes. Gasoline demand fell 218,000 barrels per day to 8.988 million bpd in February

  • Samsung Will Reportedly Begin Selling Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 Phones in June

    April 26, 2017 1:24 PM 10

    The phones that became infamous for exploding will return to shelves in June. The phones will reportedly be sold as the Galaxy Note 7 R for 700,000 won, or $620, according to The Verge. That comes out to $266 less than it was originally selling for. "The objective of introducing refurbished devices is solely to reduce and minimize any environmental impact

  • Man, 80, dies after being hit by car 'used in theft'

    April 22, 2017 6:41 PM 12

    An 80-year-old man has died after being hit by a car that police believe was used in a theft 10 minutes before the collision. The victim died in hospital on Friday - two days after the crash in Walsall. West Midlands Police has released an image of a car that it says struck the unnamed man in a suspected hit-and-run. A 41-year-old man who appeared in court

  • Russia approves CIS draft agreement on convergence in atomic energy use

    April 22, 2017 3:23 PM 16

    MOSCOW, April 22 (Xinhua) -- Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a Commonwealth of Independent States draft agreement on the peaceful use of atomic energy, the Russian government said Saturday. The agreement establishes principles for member states to follow when it comes to the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes, it said in a statement

  • Mesa Water board members increase their meeting pay by 10%

    April 14, 2017 9:20 PM 15

    With no discussion Thursday, Mesa Water District board members boosted their own pay by 10% to $264 per meeting. The board approved the increase on a 3-2 vote, with President Ethan Temianka and Vice President Jim Atkinson opposed. The higher rate of pay will go into effect July 1. None of the district’s five board members discussed their votes during

  • WATCH: Slam-dunk eagle breaks hole forcing repairs at 2017 Masters on Sunday

    April 9, 2017 6:46 PM 7

    This shot from Russell Henley could not have been more perfect AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Russell Henley was 2 over par through the first 54 holes of the 2017 Masters, but he has Sunday’s early contender for the highlight of the day after he broke the lip of the cup on the fifth hole with this slam-dunk eagle. The groundskeepers had to be brought out after Henley

  • Mark Williams to face Zhao Xintong in Snooker World Championship qualifying

    April 3, 2017 10:25 AM 24

    Two-time world champion Mark Williams will face China's world number 84 Zhao Xintong in the World Championship first qualifying round on Saturday. Williams, 42, was forced to qualify after he was defeated by Mark Selby on Sunday in the final of the China Open. He will be one of 14 Welsh players who will have to win three qualifying rounds at Ponds Forge

  • Iraq's parliament bans Kurdish flag in Kirkuk

    April 1, 2017 9:50 PM 33

    MPs reverse a decision to raise the Kurdistan flag alongside the Iraqi flag on public buildings in Kirkuk city. Iraq's parliament has rejected a decision to raise the Kurdistan flag alongside the Iraqi flag on public buildings and institutions in Kirkuk city. Iraqi MPs voted in favour of displaying only the Iraqi flag on Kirkuk's buildings on Saturday