State Representative Grande made national headlines as the author of the Human Heartbeat Protection Act, passed by wide majorities in the State Legislature and signed by Governor Jack Dalrymple (R-ND) in 2013. A lawsuit from Planned Parenthood state affiliates quickly followed.
The Future of Life Institute has presented an open letter signed by over 1,000 robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) researchers urging the United Nations to impose a ban on the development of weaponized AI with the capability to target and kill without meaningful human intervention. Show More Summary
After acquiring the right to sign Didier Drogba, the Chicago Fire have traded the Ivorian national for allocation money to the Montreal Impact according to the team’s official website. Not officially a part of the roster just yet, Drogba must … Continue reading ?
A huge number of the world’s nations are coming together in Paris this December to negotiate an agreement to stem emissions and forestall further climate change. Ahead of this winter’s United Nations talks, however, some well-known names...Show More Summary
Tom Cruise leaves a screening of his latest film Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation and signs autographs for fans on Sunday evening (July 26) in New York City. The day before, the 53-year-old actor’s Mission Impossible co-star Jeremy Renner was seen heading into his hotel. Tom recently spoke to rumors of him possibly returning for [...]
The Welsh national team is dreaming of spending the summer of 2018 in Russia thanks to a kind draw for group qualifying. Want Backheel Breakfast in your inbox? Sign up for the email version here. The next World Cup is looking like it...Show More Summary
Seabed Geosolutions will soon mobilise for the variation order that was signed today by Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) with CGG to conduct a shallow water seabed survey.
The San Diego Padres shocked the baseball world this past off-season with a series of trades and free-agent signings that shook up the roster, leading to what many at the time called the most improved team in the National League and a legitimate World Series contender. Show More Summary
Real-estate magnate and Republican candidate Donald Trump has showed no signs of slowing down in presidential primary polls. Trump is leading another national poll, from CNN, of the Republican field. And two NBC/Marist College polls place him in first and second, respectively, in the early-voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire. Show More Summary
A city in Texas has delayed a decision on what to do regarding an atheist group's complaint leveled against a "Jesus Welcomes You to Hawkins" sign said to be on public property.
FIFA has set the stage for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with Saturday's release of the preliminary draw. There were a total of 208 countries that signed up to participate in the worldwide event, including all national teams, though it...Show More Summary
2018 FIFA World Cup preliminary draw live! Per FIFA.com: From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, a total of 208 nations have signed up to participate in the campaign. Russia qualify automatically as hosts and will therefore not be involved in the Preliminary Draw. Show More Summary
As part of the National Library of Israel's International Digital Library of Hebrew Manuscripts initiative, the National Library of Israel (Jerusalem) and the British Library (London) announce the signing of a partnership agreement providing...Show More Summary
In mid-June, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill clearing the way for the Nationals and Astros to move forward with planning of their new spring training facility, to be built on a 160-acre site in West Palm Beach, far closer to other Grapefruit League teams than the Nationals’ current complex in Viera. Show More Summary
Bryce Harper is a busy guy, but he didn’t let that excuse keep him from politely declining a prom invite from a Nationals fan at a game. The girl held up a sign asking Bryce Harper to join her at prom. Bryce passed, but offered the girl a signed ball with “I hope you have […]
One fan had bigger plans in mind when she headed out to PNC Park to watch the Washington Nationals take on the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday—she was on a mission to ask Bryce Harper to prom. While she might not have gotten the answer she wanted, she did get a signed ball from the Nationals slugger. Show More Summary
Asking a professional athlete to prom is an unlikely request, but one that's worth making anyway. You never know when they will say yes and Andre Drummond will show up to your prom in an outrageously amazing suit. A Nationals fan took her shot by asking Bryce Harper to her 2016 prom (way to plan ahead). Show More Summary
In a sign that the good times are not over for the airline industry, two of the nation's largest carriers reported record quarterly profits Thursday, thanks partly to lower fuel costs and growing demand for air travel.
Police discovered signs of a meth lab in a government building on Saturday after an explosion injured a federal security officer and threw a blast shield 25 feet. The explosion occurred in a small lab at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland, where the Department of... More »