Apple delivers higher profits, but iPhone sales slip

2 May

Apple on Tuesday reported a rise in quarterly profits but its shares took a hit from slow-growing revenues and weaker iPhone sales ahead of a 10-year-anniversary model on the horizon.Apple said that its profit climbed 4.9 percent to slightly more than …

Brazil Supreme Court frees Lula’s ex-cabinet chief

2 May

Brazil’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the release from prison of Jose Dirceu, who was convicted of graft-related crimes after serving as cabinet chief of ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.Dirceu has been detained since 2015 in connection to a …

Statins don’t cause muscle pain: study

2 May

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may have been wrongly blamed for muscle pain and weakness, said a study Wednesday that pointed the finger at a psychological phenomenon called the “nocebo” effect.It happens when people suffer side-effects because they…

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Top Saudi royal rules out rapprochement with Iran

2 May

A powerful Saudi royal said Tuesday that there could be no rapprochement between his country and Iran, which he said wants to dominate the Muslim world.In a television interview, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also said that his kingdom could …

Rio police kill two in battle with gangs

2 May

Two suspected drug gang members were killed Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro when police intervened to stop clashes between rival factions and a wave of bus burnings and lootings.Police blamed rival drug gangs for the surge of violence in and around a slum ly…

Wiping records ‘dishonors’ Flo-Jo – says Joyner

2 May

The husband of late sprint queen Florence Griffith Joyner has vowed to fight moves by international athletics chiefs which could erase her long-standing world records from history, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.Al Joyner, the 1984 Olympic tr…

Emilygrene Corp. Launches Community Outreach Initiative

2 May

In providing clean energy technology to businesses and cities across Southern California, there is an additional need to become active in supporting communities and local organizations, according to the CEO of Southern California based clean energy…

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Ronaldo hat-trick leaves Real on verge of final

2 May

Cristiano Ronaldo proved Atletico Madrid’s Champions League dream destroyer once more with a hat-trick as Real Madrid took a commanding 3-0 semi-final, first leg lead on Tuesday.Ronaldo extended his lead as the all-time top scorer in Madrid derby match…

May Exhibit at the Geary Gallery in Darien, CT

2 May

This May, the Geary Gallery of Darien is proud to present “Unique Abstract Florals” featuring the lush and affordable abstract florals of Vermont painter, Judith Carbine.

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5 Talented Authors Join Together For 1 Entertaining Book Signing

2 May

Join August McLaughlin, Erin Tillman, Nicole Drake, Rayne Parvis & Rick Tuber as they read excerpts from their creations. On May 6th, 2017 4pm-5pm five talented Los Angeles authors are having a book signing at Book Soup in West Hollywood, CA.

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Tiny Smart Earbud Provides Life Saving Alerts

2 May

Maven Machines, creators of the first Smart wireless headset for driver safety announced today the release of a significantly smaller product at the NPTC Annual Conference.

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Ice loss in southwest Antarctica may be slower than thought: study

2 May

Global warming has caused ice to melt faster than normal in the Antarctic, but a study Tuesday suggested the rate of loss in some areas may be slower than previously thought.Researchers in Britain mapped the change in the speed of ice loss using data f…

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