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April 7, 2017 12:00 AM Samsung forecasts best quarterly profit in over three years as chips soar

SEOUL South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) forecast on Friday its best quarterly profit in more than three years in the January-March period, beating expectations on the back of robust demand for memory chips. The Apple Inc (AAPL.O) rival and global memory chip leader said first-quarter operating profit was likely 9.9 trillion 41

April 6, 2017 11:44 PM Don Rickles Reality Show, First Footage with Silverman, Poehler and Kimmel

Don Rickles First Footage of Last TV Project With Silverman, Poehler and Kimmel Don Rickles had already shot a full season of his reality show, "Dinner with Don," when he died ... and TMZ got a first look at some of the footage. The show features Don chatting with various celebs -- including Jimmy Kimmel, Amy Poehler, Sarah Silverman and Paul Rudd -- at some of his favorite 50

April 6, 2017 8:34 PM Kentucky Coal Mining Museum switches to solar power

The Kentucky Coal Mining Museum is switching to a new form of energy -- solar power. The museum in Benham began installing the solar panels on Tuesday, WYMT reported. Brandon Robinson, the museum's communications director, said the goal is to save money in the long run. "We believe that this project will help save at least $8,000 to $10,000 off the energy 45

April 6, 2017 6:11 PM Don Rickles, Legendary Comic With a Gift for the Insult, Dies at 90

"Mr. Warmth" forged a career when he turned the tables on his hecklers, going on to make fun of everyone he encountered — even Frank Sinatra. Don Rickles, the rapid-fire insult machine who for six decades earned quite a living making fun of people of all creeds and colors and everyone from poor slobs to Frank Sinatra, has died. He was 90. The legendary 54

April 6, 2017 2:34 PM Xbox Project Scorpio specs revealed: Microsoft's next console is a Radeon-infused monster

But sorry, PC enthusiasts: AMD's Ryzen isn't inside. While Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro struggles to hit 4K resolution in many games, Microsoft’s next-gen Xbox is shaping up to be an utter beast of a console. On Thursday, Microsoft revealed the hardware specifications for its Xbox “Project Scorpio” console via Eurogamer’s Digital Foundry—some of the most demanding 63

April 6, 2017 10:18 AM Norway to build world's first ship tunnel through coast

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Norway plans to build a 1,700-meter (5,610-feet) tunnel for ships — a world first — through a piece of rocky coast to allow vessels avoid a treacherous part of sea. Construction of the Stad Ship Tunnel, which will be 36 meters (118 feet) wide and 49 meters (162 feet) tall, is estimated to cost at least 2.7 billion kroner ($314 million) 77

April 6, 2017 5:44 AM Movie 'Juanita' set to film in central Virginia

A feature film starring Academy Award-nominated actress Alfre Woodard is set to start filming in central Virginia. Gov. Terry McAuliffe's office announced Wednesday that "Juanita" will begin filming in early spring in Bedford and Central Virginia, including Petersburg. The governor's office says the project is eligible to receive up to a $550,000 grant 42

April 5, 2017 10:40 PM Uniting Against Bill O’Reilly, Women Share Stories of Workplace Harassment

An inappropriate touch. An insulting dismissal. A sexual ultimatum. A suggestion that a job is not fit for a woman. Droves of women have shared their own experiences with workplace sexual harassment on social media this week, spurred by claims against Bill O’Reilly, the Fox News host. The revelation that five women received settlements totaling $13 million 77

April 5, 2017 7:01 PM What's in the art galleries/museums

Art Palace: "Raychael Stine: Higher Love," through April 15; 3913 Main; 832-390-1273, artpalacegallery.com. Archway Gallery: "Becoming Paint," works by donna e. perkins, through May 4; 2305 Dunlavy; 713-522-2409, archwaygallery.com. Clarke & Associates: "James Surls: Thought Wave - Drawings From Matter and Mind," through April 15; 301 E. 11th; 713-254-2998, jamessurls 50

April 5, 2017 4:04 PM LSU pro day: Jamal Adams shows major improvement in 40

A clocking of 4.56 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine wasn't good enough for LSU's Jamal Adams, and he showed why on Wednesday. Adams was timed unofficially at 4.38 at LSU's pro day, per NFL Network draft expert Mike Mayock. That's a significant improvement for a player already considered to be one of the 2017 NFL Draft's elite prospects 34