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October 16, 2018 10:26 PM Board approves plan to move home run sculpture outside Marlins Park

The gaudy, mechanical home run sculpture located just over the fence in left-center field at Marlins Park will be going, going, gone. The Art in Public Places board of Miami-Dade County unanimously voted Tuesday to approve the Miami Marlins' plan to relocate the seven-story-high "Homer" sculpture to a new location outside the stadium. The 73-foot-high 61

October 16, 2018 9:41 PM Dennis Hof, Nevada brothel owner, to stay on ballot despite death

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A Nevada brothel owner and state Assembly candidate who was found dead Tuesday will remain on the ballot in the race for a statehouse seat in this November's election. Nevada Deputy Secretary of State for Elections Wayne Thorley says ballots with Dennis Hof's name have already been printed and mailed to voters but signs will be posted 101

October 15, 2018 2:00 PM U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs companies over lead paint liability

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals by three paint manufacturers challenging a California court ruling that held them liable for millions of dollars in damages relating to the use of lead paint decades ago. The justices left in place the lower court’s 2017 ruling that endorsed a trial judge’s finding that the companies 68

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 155

October 7, 2018 4:09 PM In the 5G Race, Airwave Auctions Are the Next Rivalry

Governments start selling access to spectrum for new mobile networks that would be much faster than those of today A new battle for cellular airwaves is under way as governments around the world start to auction off spectrum for mobile coverage that could power near-instant video downloads and help run factories, control gadgets and navigate driverless 70

September 26, 2018 1:33 PM Alex Rodriguez Says Yankees Need Wild Card Game In NY, 'Huge Advantage'

It's IMPERATIVE for the NY Yankees to clinch home field for the AL Wild Card game -- so says Alex Rodriguez, who tells TMZ Sports why a road game could spell DOOM for the Bronx Bombers. The Yankees are currently in the driver's seat -- up 2.5 games over the Oakland A's. If they keep the lead, the 1-game Wild Card round will go down at Yankees Stadium 59

September 26, 2018 9:10 AM Jail birds: Thailand considers prison for feeding pigeons

BANGKOK (Reuters) - The Thai capital is considering jailing people who feed pigeons in public to try to eliminate the risk of bird flu and other diseases, officials said on Wednesday. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is spearheading a campaign to catch pigeons and has vowed to impose a ban on feeding them - violators could be jailed for up to three 115

September 24, 2018 4:20 PM White supremacist hate group targets Gov. Cuomo in free speech flier

BOLTON LANDING — A white supremacist group is distributing fliers across the state hitting Gov. Cuomo for attacking their right to free speech. “Freedom of speech? Not in New York,” says the flyer, which features a black and white image of Cuomo and promotes the group Identity Evropa. The neo-Nazi group, which was founded in 2016, says on its website 61

September 20, 2018 3:01 PM Amazon to unveil new hardware at Seattle event

Amazon is planning a surprise announcement for Thursday, most likely expanding its line of Echo smart speakers. The company has invited press to its Seattle headquarters for a secretive hardware event, which starts at 1 p.m. ET. It could unveil eight new Echo devices, a device for the car and even a microwave, according to a CNBC report. More Echos make sense 70

September 20, 2018 2:07 PM Nigeria up in latest FIFA rankings, Kenya big climbers

The Harambee Stars have picked up a whopping 22 points according to the latest edition of the rankings, released on Thursday. The Black Stars, by contrast, have been penalised after their surprise defeat, and subsequently plummet six places to 51st. No one lost more points or dropped further in the rankings than Ghana. Nigeria's victory over the Seychelles 57