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December 30, 2018 2:28 PM Journalists To Drop New Year's Eve Ball in Times Square

Leading journalists will ring in the New Year Monday in New York City’s Times Square as the annual ball drop, watched globally by billions, recognizes journalism and free speech. The group of reporters and editors will appear on stage just before midnight to push the button that officially begins the 60-second countdown to the lowering of the Times Square 95

December 29, 2018 6:43 PM Islanders place Jordan Eberle on injured reserve, call up Michael Dal Colle

Eberle missed practice Thursday and then sat out the Islanders' 6-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night due to stiffness. The move Saturday is retroactive to last Sunday. The forward has seven goals and 10 assists in 35 games this season, after totaling 25 goals and 34 assists a year ago in his first season with the Islanders. Dal Colle, selected 51

December 28, 2018 3:53 PM U.S. probes outage of CenturyLink 911 emergency call service

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is investigating a nationwide CenturyLink Inc outage that has affected service on 911 emergency phone calls across the country, agency chairman Ajit Pai said on Friday. “The CenturyLink service outage is ... completely unacceptable, and its breadth and duration are particularly troubling 84

December 28, 2018 2:30 PM Woodstock Site to Mark 50th Anniversary by Holding a 3-Day Music Festival

(BETHEL, N.Y.) — A three-day music festival will be held in August 2019 at the original Woodstock concert site to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic event. The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, a concert venue built on the original Woodstock site, announced Thursday that it will host the golden anniversary event Aug. 16-18. The center says performers 126

December 28, 2018 2:20 PM Yankees in talks with Amazon, Sinclair to bid for Yes Network: WSJ

(Reuters) - The New York Yankees are in talks with Amazon.com Inc and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc about a joint bid for the team’s regional sports network, Yes, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. The baseball team, which owns 20 percent of Yes, has also been talking to other potential partners including 134

December 26, 2018 11:46 PM Trumaine Johnson sidelined for practice due to 'in-house matter'

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets cornerback Trumaine Johnson, the high-priced free agent whose disappointing season hit bottom last week with a costly penalty in an overtime loss, was benched for practice Wednesday due to an apparent disciplinary matter. Coach Todd Bowles refused to give details, calling it "an in-house matter that we're dealing with." He declined 86

December 26, 2018 8:44 PM Belichick looks to Jets, Brady to the future

(Reuters) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is thinking long-term. His coach, Bill Belichick, is thinking short-term, as usual. Belichick responded on Wednesday to a radio interview Brady did earlier this week, when he recommitted to playing as long as possible. The five-time Super Bowl champion, who on Sunday led the Patriots to their 10th straight 122

December 26, 2018 6:02 PM Facebook tops the list of least-trusted tech companies

Last week, the latest in a long string of Facebook privacy scandals came to light: According to a report in The New York Times, the company skirted its own privacy rules to give more than 150 companies, including Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, and Spotify, special privileges to its users' data. This came days after disclosure of a bug exposing up to 6.8 million 139

December 26, 2018 1:35 PM Thieves steal $800G in jewelry at Colorado luxury hotel

Three thieves stole $800,000 worth of diamond-encased jewelry from a display case at the Little Nell Hotel in Aspen, Colo. on Friday. (Getty) Authorities in Colorado are searching for three men who stole about $800,000 worth of diamond-encased jewelry from a display case in the lobby of a luxury hotel in Aspen, Colorado on Friday. Aspen Police told the Aspen 110

December 24, 2018 3:58 PM Pats thank 'St. Nick' Foles for playoff positioning help

After clinching their 10th straight AFC East title and climbing to the No. 2 playoff seed, the New England Patriots expressed their gratitude to the quarterback who helped make it possible. No, not Tom Brady, although he obviously did his part with Sunday’s 24-12 victory against Buffalo. It was Philadelphia’s Nick Foles who earned their thanks — the same man whose 123