• CDC issues Texas city warning for pregnant women after Zika
CDC issues Texas city warning for pregnant women after Zika

As of this time, only five cases are known to have been spread locally in the Brownsville area and there is not yet any evidence of widespread, sustained local spread of Zika. The study used laboratory tests to tell if the mother, fetus or baby had at some point been infected with Zika or similar viruses. Most infected people don't have symptoms,...

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  • Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB3206632, KB3205386, KB3205383
Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB3206632, KB3205386, KB3205383

Users who purchase their games from the Windows Store will now receive up-to-date drivers when they download their content. Till such time you can block the update from Windows 10 update settings. The firm hints that having Windows 10 running on the ARM chips could provide the Surface Phone with the full suite of Microsoft Office and Photosho...

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  • Facebook reveals Ireland's most talked about events from 2016
Facebook reveals Ireland's most talked about events from 2016

The bitterly contested election in which Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton was ranked as the leading issue, followed by Brazil's political developments which included the impeachment of president Dilma Rousseff, Facebook said in a blog post.

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  • Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year
Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

The announcement was revealed on NBC's " Today " show. This image provided by Time magazine, shows the cover of the magazine's Person of the Year edition with President-elect Donald Trump in NY. The president-elect, shown in his private living room in Trump Tower. Gibbs said the choice of Trump this year was "straightforward". The US Presid...

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  • China eager to secure tech talent Trump administration could turn away
China eager to secure tech talent Trump administration could turn away

The tech industry largely supported Trump's opponent, Hillary Clinton, who laid out detailed tech policy proposals. The invitation, which USA Today reports is for a December 14 summit, was sent by chief of staff Reince Priebus, son-in-law Jared Kushner and transition team adviser Peter Thiel.

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  • Irina Shayk: Pregnant with Bradley Cooper's Baby!
Irina Shayk: Pregnant with Bradley Cooper's Baby!

Neither Bradley's rep nor Irina's have yet confirmed the baby news. Is a little baby Bradley about to simultaneously ruin our plans of one day procreating with the Hollywood hunk and make us squeal in anticipation of what those lovely genes will look like when combined? No wonder Irina's VS look was a little more conservative this year.

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  • Buzz Aldrin, 2nd to Walk on Moon, Evacuated from South Pole
Buzz Aldrin, 2nd to Walk on Moon, Evacuated from South Pole

However, the 86-year-old former astronaut is said to be "responding well" to the treatment for fluid on his lungs at Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand, and is in stable condition. Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin, the second man to step foot on the moon, has faced personal obstacles ever since returning from the mission. Aldrin's trip to the South Pole ca...

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  • Authorities Won't Use Force to Remove Protesters
Authorities Won't Use Force to Remove Protesters

The evacuation area will remain in effect even if the Corps of Engineers redefines or removes prohibited areas. "We fully expect the federal government to take the lead on the management of their property". The Corps also is encouraging people to move to land identified by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe as a winter camp. Morton County Sheriff ...

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  • Trump suggests 'consequences' for any flag-burners
Trump suggests 'consequences' for any flag-burners

Stein has raised millions of dollars to finance recount votes in Wisconsin and is pressing for new counts in Pennsylvania and MI - states that Trump won. Duffy is the chairman of the House Financial Services Committee's panel on oversight and investigations. Fourteen Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, voted in favor...

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  • Five things to know about Samsung Electronics' holding company review
Five things to know about Samsung Electronics' holding company review

It will invite one new independent member to the company's nine-person board and create a new governance committee comprised of independent board members. The benefit of splitting Samsung Electronics into two companies would be that the cross-shareholding would affect only the holding company while the operating unit could be assessed separately ...

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  • PM likely to take part in demonetisation debate tomorrow
PM likely to take part in demonetisation debate tomorrow

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge and Trinamool Congress' Sudip Bandhopadhyay said they wanted a debate but demanded the prime minister's presence. Jaitley cited the rule book to say that the House can not take up another notice under rule 267 on the subject that has been debated in the House.

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  • Ditto in 'Pokemon Go': The Photos You Need to See
Ditto in 'Pokemon Go': The Photos You Need to See

Users across the world are reporting Ditto appearing in their Pokedex from random catches - yes that's right, you can finally catch Ditto! Other than the Pidgey refusing to stay in its PokeBall, there was no indication that it was actually a Ditto in disguise.

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  • Volkswagen brand to return to top of volume carmakers by 2020: CEO
Volkswagen brand to return to top of volume carmakers by 2020: CEO

Mr. Diess said the company will need a decade to rebuild the brand in the USA, and its strategy will be driven in part by the launch of 17 new SUVs world-wide by 2020, and a bid to become the market leader in electric vehicles. VW is fighting to slash expenses and streamline its operations, as the costs of developing new technologies and repairing ...

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  • Microsoft is finally bringing Solitaire to the iPhone
Microsoft is finally bringing Solitaire to the iPhone

Microsoft says there'll also be daily challenges across all five of the games, each with four levels of difficulty. Microsoft is bringing one of its most popular products to iOS and Android , and if you needed the ideal distraction from Trump talk at the Thanksgiving dinner table, this is it.

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  • Meteor lights up skies in Venice, Florida
Meteor lights up skies in Venice, Florida

More than 150 people from Key West to the Florida Panhandle reported seeing the meteor, which meteorologist Josh Stone told ABC "looked as bright as the sun ". " The meteor began 46 miles above the Gulf of Mexico and 8 miles from Sarasota ". A handful of residents on Florida's western coast called the police to ask if an alien invasion was unf...

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  • NASA astronaut on verge of becoming oldest woman in space
NASA astronaut on verge of becoming oldest woman in space

Whitson, Oleg Novitskiy of the Russian space agency Roscosmos , and Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency launched at 2:20 p.m. central time Thursday for a six-month stay aboard the International Space Station. Whitson will once again take over control of the International Space Station in February 2017, but when she rescinds that comman...

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  • NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson becomes oldest woman in space
NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson becomes oldest woman in space

Three astronauts from the U.S., France and Russia were launched into International Space Station on November 17 onboard the Russian Soyuz rocket. - Reuters picBy the time she returns to Earth in six months, she will have accumulated more time in orbit than any other USA astronaut, surpassing the 534-day record set in September by astronaut Jeff...

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  • New offshore oil and gas leasing plan excludes Central Coast
New offshore oil and gas leasing plan excludes Central Coast

President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump opens up about family Former senator says he's in the running to be Trump's VA secretary Pence booed going to see "Hamilton" MORE has spoken about allowing more offshore drilling, and he could rewrite the drilling plan to expand exploration in the Arctic and beyond.

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  • Facebook approves $6 billion stock buyback
Facebook approves $6 billion stock buyback

Facebook said it would repurchase up to $6 billion of its stock beginning early next year. Meanwhile, the size of the stock buyback authorized by the Facebook board is compatible with the share repurchase programs executed by some of the other bigwig tech firms in recent years.

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  • New Mozilla Browser Blocks Tracking
New Mozilla Browser Blocks Tracking

After you complete a web search, you can erase that activity with a simple press of an "erase" button. If a site won't load because it's dependent on tracking, Firefox Focus will give you the option to open the site in either Firefox or Safari.

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