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Struggling Knicks fire coach Fisher in second season

Posted on Tuesday, 9 February 2016 02:51 PM | No Comments
The struggling New York Knicks have fired head coach Derek Fisher less than two years after he was brought in to help turn around the once-proud franchise, the National Basketball...

New York City finds one in five adults has mental health problems

Posted on Saturday, 14 November 2015 01:33 AM | No Comments
At least one in five adult New Yorkers suffer from depression, substance abuse, suicidal thoughts or other psychological disorders every year, according to a report released on Thursday ahead of...

Samsung Electronics unveils high-end phones in search of sales boost

Posted on Monday, 17 August 2015 02:11 PM | No Comments
  Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) unveiled a new Galaxy Note phablet and a larger version of its curved-screen S6 edge smartphone on Thursday, marking a fresh bid by the...

Winter storm pummels eastern United States, grounds flights

Posted on Friday, 6 March 2015 03:31 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – A late winter storm pummeled the eastern United States on Thursday ahead of a cold front, canceling almost 5,000 flights as Kentucky dug out from up to 23...

Doctors, patients scramble ahead of high court Obamacare decision

Posted on Thursday, 5 March 2015 03:56 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – As the U.S. Supreme Court takes on a make-or-break Obamacare case this week, a growing number of U.S. patients and their doctors are already devising a Plan B...

U.S. spy chief says he got a mixed reception in North Korea

Posted on Tuesday, 3 March 2015 02:02 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – U.S. spy chief James Clapper said that when he made a secret visit to North Korea in November to bring home two jailed Americans he was first given...

Westbrook leads West to All-Star victory

Posted on Monday, 16 February 2015 01:47 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – Russell Westbrook exploded for 41 points to lead the Western Conference to a 163-158 victory over the East in the 64th NBA All-Star Game on Sunday. The Oklahoma...

New York train was not speeding before crash with car

Posted on Friday, 6 February 2015 09:36 AM | No Comments
(Reuters) – The New York commuter train that plowed into a car stopped on a crossing this week was traveling just below the speed limit and no problem was found...

Exclusive: Apple’s health tech takes early lead among top hospitals

Posted on Thursday, 5 February 2015 02:56 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) healthcare technology is spreading quickly among major U.S. hospitals, showing early promise as a way for doctors to monitor patients remotely and lower costs. Fourteen...

Klitschko sees unhappy ending for ‘Rocky Balboa’ opponent

Posted on Thursday, 5 February 2015 02:50 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – Long-reigning world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko likens his next challenger, Bryant Jennings of Philadelphia, to the Rocky Balboa character of film fame. But the towering Ukraine who has...