Markets

NYC utility probes electric flash that lit sky in eerie blue

And the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said in a tweet that No. 7 train had been disrupted by the power failures. "Small, blue explosion near LaGuardia has knoc..., [Full Article...]

Culture&Arts

Lady Gaga apologizes for R. Kelly collaboration

Lady Gaga apologizes for R. Kelly collaboration Kelly could also be facing an investigation in Georgia, CNN reported . Mr. Kelly's songs were streamed a combined total of 14.5 million times between January 3-6, compared to 8.8 million between the three days ending January 2, the music industry publication reported. [Full Article...]

IT

Microsoft Promises Sandboxed Apps With the Security of VMs

Microsoft Promises Sandboxed Apps With the Security of VMs That feature has now been officially announced with a new name, Windows Sandbox . With Windows Sandbox , users will also be able to take advantage of fresh Windows installations to test particular applications without any worry that this particular application could harm your computer. [Full Article...]

Sci-tech

Scientists Believe Mysterious, Oddly Shaped Space Object Could Be 'Alien Probe'

Scientists Believe Mysterious, Oddly Shaped Space Object Could Be 'Alien Probe' Oumuamua, which translates as "distant messenger from the past" in Hawaiian, can reach speeds of up to 196,000mph. Multiple telescopes focused on the object for three nights to determine what it was before it moved out of sight. If Oumuamua is evidence of an alien civilization seeking out life beyond its home solar system, we may never know. It... [Full Article...]

Sport

Ex-NFL player sacks peeping Tom outside daughter's window

Ex-NFL player sacks peeping Tom outside daughter's window The man was peeping into Beckham's teen daughter's room; his trousers partly down and he was masturbating, he told the station. "I thought I was getting 'Punk'd '". Beckham beat Cassidy up before police arrived and arrested the alleged peeper. "I'm sorry that it happened to me". "He's never going to do that again on this side of town". [Full Article...]

People

What to know about AG nominee William Barr's confirmation hearing

What to know about AG nominee William Barr's confirmation hearing The nomination of Barr raised concerns related to how he might treat Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, which he would be overseeing if confirmed for the position. Mueller is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 US presidential election, including "any links and/or co-ordination between the Russian government and indivi... [Full Article...]