Day: January 3, 2019

LA’s new app will warn you before an earthquake strikes

Mashable Disclosure Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. In Southern California, the question isn’t “if” the Big One is coming — it’s when. Image: David Butow/Corbis via Getty Images By Rachel Kraus2019-01-03 23:57:19 UTC As earthquake […]

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Evening Brief: A Congress like no other

iPolitics Tonight’s Evening Brief is brought to you by the Ottawa Debating Society. Improve your public speaking, learn how to build a substantive argument and practice the art of persuasion through lively and engaging debates. All levels of experience welcome. Launching January 22, 2019. What are you waiting for? Good evening to you. The Lead: […]

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Massachusetts May Outlaw Driving With an Open Container of Cannabis

News – High Times Massachusetts’ Special Commission on Operating Under the Influence and Impaired Driving issued a report on Wednesday recommending that those who refuse roadside drug tests should have their license suspended for six months– the same punishment for drivers who turn down breathalyzer tests. The report will be delivered to the Massachusetts legislature to […]

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GALLERY: 3-on-3 tournament wraps up

Timmins Daily Press GALLERY: 3-on-3 tournament wraps up GALLERY: 3-on-3 tournament wraps up Champions have been crowned in both the Novice and Atom Divisions, as the first-annual Timmins Rock 3-on-3 Tournament wrapped up Thursday morning at the McIntyre Arena. THOMAS PERRY/THE DAILY PRESS Amanda Lafleur, of Team Decontie, Brisson, Tremblay, reaches in to knock the […]

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Team Haupt, Bollinger, Spencer takes Novice title

Timmins Daily Press The inaugural Timmins Rock 3-on-3 Tournament wrapped up Thursday morning at the McIntyre Arena with a pair of exciting finals. GALLERY: 3-on-3 tournament wraps up GALLERY: 3-on-3 tournament wraps up Champions have been crowned in both the Novice and Atom Divisions, as the first-annual Timmins Rock 3-on-3 Tournament wrapped up Thursday morning […]

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Sidney Crosby ‘sticks’ it to Rangers fan for all-star chirps

CBC | NHL News Go to Source Having a loud mouth won’t get you a lot of places in life, but it got one New York Rangers fan an autographed hockey stick and a great story for his pals. Nick Lipeika’s persistent chirps at Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins during Wednesday’s game clearly made an impression. @RickCarpiniello […]

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Grizzlies GM sorry for Temple-Casspi incident

NBA.com: News Go to Source Garrett Temple (left) and Omri Casspi reportedly had a physical altercation after Wednesday’s loss. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)  — Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace has apologized to Memphis’ fans for an apparent altercation following the team’s latest loss. Wallace said Thursday that the Grizzlies had an “emotionally-charged” meeting Wednesday night after […]

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Former Trail Blazers owner Larry Weinberg dies

NBA.com: News Go to Source PORTLAND, Ore. (AP)  — Larry Weinberg, one of the founders and original owners of the Portland Trail Blazers, has died. He was 92. Weinberg’s death was announced Wednesday by the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee. KATU reports that Weinberg was one of three partners who got the franchise started as […]

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The Drilldown: New York City goes foam-free

iPolitics The Lead New York City has officially banned materials made with expanded polystyrene, such as styrofoam takeout containers, coffee cups, and packaging peanuts. The legislation will prohibit the items from being possessed, sold, or used within city limits. The ban was first approved in 2013, but pushback from the restaurant industry via a lawsuit […]

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Here’s how to hold your own Robert Mueller vigil

Mashable Hold a vigil for peace and prison time. Image: bob al-greene/mashable By Heather Dockray2019-01-03 22:26:12 UTC Now that the 116th Congress has been sworn in and Democrats have control of the house, the chances that Robert Mueller will finally produce his report grow stronger. But will it be a matter of days? Weeks? Light-years? […]

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