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Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

 

Alleged YouTube shooter broadcast her motive on its website: Police Video

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Now Playing: Relatives of YouTube shooting suspect say they warned police Now Playing: YouTube shooting suspect was ‘upset’ with company’s policies: Police Now Playing: Alleged YouTube shooter broadcast her motive on its website: Police Now Playing: Martin Luther King Jr. assassination marked with bells across the country Now Playing: Footage shows woman shopping hours before plunge that killed family Now Playing: Last shooting victim from Parkland massacre released from hospital Now Playing: Rallies across the county commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Now Playing:Read More


Stanton homer turns boos to cheers as Yanks beat Rays 7-2

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Giancarlo Stanton turned on a high slider from Blake Snell, and the cracking sound in Yankee Stadium was exceptional. The newest slugger in New York’s lineup watched the drive head deep into the left-field seats at 117.9 mph, the hardest-hit ball in the major leagues so far this young season. Even before the ball landed 458 feet from home plate, Stanton flipped his bat with gusto toward New York’s dugout and headed on a trot around the bases with his first Yankees homeRead More


Disruption to the circadian rhythm can cause weight gain, study says

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Disruption to our internal clock, regulated by what’s known as the circadian rhythm, may result in weight gain, according to a new study. The circadian rhythm is a 24-hour cycle controlled by the rise and fall of various hormones in the body. One such hormone, glucocorticoid, peaks at 8 a.m., resulting in a “signal for waking us up and making us bright-eyed and bushy-tailed,” Dr. Mary Teruel, an author on the study and a professor working in the chemical and systems biology departmentRead More


Blackmon agrees to $108M, 6-year deal with Rockies

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Now that Charlie Blackmon has agreed to a lucrative new deal, he can afford to trade in that Jeep Cherokee he’s had forever. Only, that’s not how he rolls. “I’m going to get some new tires,” he said. That’s just Blackmon being Blackmon, the insightful and quirky leadoff hitter extraordinaire with the ragged beard and impressive mullet who will be patrolling the Colorado Rockies outfield for quite some time. The NL batting champion made a long-term commitment Wednesday rather than test the free-agentRead More


Author says Trump lies all the time, but still a great president: ‘Powerhouse Politics’ – ABC News

Daily World News Top Stories business politics The author of a new book about the Trump White House believes President Donald Trump will go down in history as one of the nation’s greatest presidents – even though he says Trump lies regularly “as part of his shtick.” Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News. “He knows he’s making up stories, but he thinks it’s all a game,” Ronald Kessler, theRead More


New England Patriots receiver lauded for flagging possible school shooting threat on Instagram

Daily World News Top Stories business politics The New England Patriots’ Julian Edelman, known for his quick feet on the turf, is now being praised for his quick thinking off the field, which may have thwarted another school shooting. In March, an Instagram user notified the NFL wide receiver of a comment posted to Edelman’s Instagram account, threatening to shoot up a school. “Dude,” the Instagram user said. “There is a kid in your comment section says he [is] going to shoot up a school, I think you should alertRead More


UFC officially strips inactive McGregor of 155-pound title

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Conor McGregor has been stripped of the UFC lightweight championship. The long-expected move was officially announced by UFC President Dana White at a press conference for Saturday’s pay-per-view card at Barclays Center. McGregor has not fought for UFC since he won the 155-pound title at UFC 205 in November 2016. McGregor last fought at all in a boxing match he lost to Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Aug. 26, 2017. White had refused to strip McGregor of the championship until Wednesday when he discussedRead More


College men think they’re smarter than they are; women are a little more realistic, study finds

Daily World News Top Stories business politics Men are from Mars and women are a little more down to earth, apparently. Male college students are more likely to think of themselves as smarter than they actually are, while women are more realistic at judging their place in the academic universe, according to new research from Arizona State University. A man with an average GPA was likely to say that they were smarter than 66 percent of their class. For a woman with an average GPA, this figure was only 54Read More


Column: Can the new Tiger Woods win at Augusta National?

Daily World News Top Stories business politics The new, more social, Tiger Woods was only occasionally seen Wednesday as he made his way around the front nine of Augusta National in the final tune up for a Masters green jacket that suddenly seems very much in reach. There weren’t many trips down memory lane with playing partner Fred Couples and no long conversations with the firefighter from Massachusetts, who had to look up occasionally at the gray skies and wonder what bolt of lightning would strike him next as heRead More


Women are rarely active shooters, data show

Daily World News Top Stories business politics The number of female shooters in the U.S. pales in comparison to their male counterparts, making Tuesday’s shooting at the YouTube headquarters stand out. While active shootings occur in the U.S. on a monthly, weekly, or sometimes daily basis, the instances where women were the ones pulling the trigger happen just once a year, data show. According to FBI data that looked at active shooter incidents from 2000 to 2016, there were a total of nine instances were a woman was either theRead More