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January 15, 2019 3:36 AM Manchester United fans furious at reduced ticket allotment for FA Cup clash at Arsenal

Manchester United supporters have been left furious as it appears they are to be offered a reduced ticket allocation for next week's FA Cup fourth-round trip to Arsenal. According to the competition guidelines, United are entitled to up to 15 percent of the 60,000 capacity at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium when the two sides meet on Jan. 25. While the allocation 150

January 9, 2019 8:11 PM BMW designed a lightweight camper with The North Face's new high-tech fabric

BMW's Designworks division has designed a tent trailer using a new fabric developed by The North Face called Futurelight that it says is the “most advanced, breathable, waterproof material.” It’s made through a process known as nanospinning, which creates nano-sized holes the fabric that keep water out, but allow air to permeate. According to The North 242

December 19, 2018 5:21 PM Russia: US troop pullout is helpful for Syria settlement

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria creates prospects for a political settlement of the crisis there, TASS news agency reported the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying on Wednesday. The United States said it had begun withdrawing U.S. forces from Syria as U.S. officials said Washington was considering pulling out all its troops 70

December 10, 2018 3:33 PM Tourism in Bethlehem booming as Christmas nears

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism has recovered following a fall in knife and car-ramming attacks which helped push visitor numbers in the biblical city to a 10-year 94

December 5, 2018 11:24 PM Diamondbacks added talent with upside by dealing Paul Goldschmidt

It only made sense for the Arizona Diamondbacks to trade Paul Goldschmidt, who is one year from free agency and whose contract pays him just $14 million this year, making that year quite valuable in the trade market to any team looking to contend in 2019 and with an open spot at first base. The St. Louis Cardinals were a perfect trade partner, with surplus 50

November 16, 2018 7:31 PM Phillies owner: Ready to spend money 'and maybe be a little bit stupid about it'

Coming off a 2018 season in which the team contended for the National League East title before a late swoon, Philadelphia Phillies owner John Middleton said he is ready to spend big in free agency. "We're going into this expecting to spend money," Middleton told USA Today Sports this week. "and maybe even be a little bit stupid about it." Middleton wouldn't 70

November 14, 2018 3:01 PM Russia reveals nuclear spaceship that will fly to Mars ‘in very near future’

Russia has revealed a "spacecraft of the future" that could one day put humans on Mars. Roscosmos showed off concept designs for the sci-fi spacecraft – but failed to say exactly when it would launch. The spaceship is currently in development at Russia's Keldysh Research Centre, which is racing to create the nuclear propulsion engine. "Today, the Keldysh 312

November 13, 2018 7:39 PM Factbox: Amazon to get billions in breaks for HQ2 development

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said on Tuesday it had split its $5 billion second headquarters into two projects that would be located in the Long Island City neighborhood of New York City’s Queens borough and a Northern Virginia suburb of Washington, DC. Each would have up to 25,000 jobs and Amazon will create a new facility in Nashville with 5,000 jobs. The retailer 109

October 12, 2018 6:08 PM West Virginia restaurant creates braille menu for blind customer

A restaurant in West Virginia created a braille menu for one its regular customers who is blind. (Hwy 55) A restaurant in West Virginia created a braille menu for one its regular customers who is blind. Employees at Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes and Fries in Huntington noticed how Lisa Blankenship always had to have someone read the menu for her, which gave them the idea to create 150

September 28, 2018 4:42 PM There Are $17 Million Diamond-Encrusted Heels on Sale in Dubai

How much is it worth to add some sparkle to your step? Does about $17 million seem reasonable? Well, that’s the price tag on a pair of diamond-covered gold pumps on sale in Dubai right now — and the flashy footwear is causing quite a stir. Two companies collaborated to create the ornate shoes: Jada Dubai, a shoe company that creates a variety of over-the-top 62