• October 25, 2014
  • Tech

FCC Delays Auction of TV Airwaves for Mobile Broadband

WASHINGTON—The Federal Communications Commission on Friday said it is delaying to 2016 a highly anticipated spectrum auction in which TV broadcasters will sell airwaves so they can be used for mobile broadband. The so-called spectrum-incentive auction was to take place in 2015 and involve TV broadcasters taking bids to relinquish their airwaves, which would have[...]

Google exec breaks Felix Baumgartner’s world record with a 26-mile skydive

Just a little over two years ago, Felix Baumgartner captured the world’s attention when he rode a helium-filled balloon up into the stratosphere and jumped off — plummeting more than 24 miles back down to Earth. He set a handful of different records in the process, including the altitude record for a manned balloon flight, parachute[...]

The Narrow Path to Victory: Dems fight to keep control of Senate in final week

Amid all the predictions of a Republican-led stomping on Election Day, Democrats and the outside groups supporting them still see a path to victory and are planning a blitz in key states that could act as a firewall against a GOP Senate takeover. As the campaign enters its final full week, Democrats also are trying[...]

Remains of Oklahoma teen missing for over a year found in Harney County

Police said the shooter and one other person died as a result of gunfire at a high school Friday.

Maniac’s hatchet attack on NYPD cops was act of terrorism, Police …

DCPI An image from a surveillance camera shows Zale Thompson raising a hatchet moments before he struck a group of four uniformed NYPD officers. John Roca/For New York Daily News Police investigate at the scene of the hatchet attack. DCPI A picture of Thompson’s hatchet. It measured 18.5 inches in length, top to bottom. Enlarge[...]

Gunman shoots 3 deputies, killing 2 in California

Two sheriff’s deputies have died following a shooting on Friday. An injured male suspect, Marcelo Marquez, is now in custody. VPC Law enforcement officers dressed in tactical gear prepare to aid in the search of an assailant, in Auburn, Calif., who shot three sheriff’s deputies in two California counties Friday.(Photo: Rich Pedroncelli, AP) A man[...]

Washington state school shooting: ‘Run, get out of here’

(CNN) — Jordan Luton was finishing his lunch in the cafeteria at Washington state’s Marysville-Pilchuck High School on Friday when he heard it — a loud bang. Then there was another. And another. And another. And another. What he saw was freshman Jaylen Fryberg go up to a table with students, “came up from behind[...]

‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ Canceled After Mama June Was Accused of …

TLC has ‘ended all activities around the series, effective immediately’ since they thought the family matriarch was putting her children at risk for allegedly dating a sex offender. TLC officially cancels “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” which is entering season 5 after wrapping the last one in August. The studio decides not to air the[...]

Teen shooter targets 3 girls, 2 male cousins

MARYSVILLE — A freshman homecoming prince, reportedly angry about a girl, pulled out a gun and opened fire in a crowded cafeteria at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday morning, killing one classmate and wounding four others before fatally shooting himself. At 10:39 a.m., as hundreds of students gathered for lunch on the sprawling campus, Jaylen Fryberg[...]

Mom had an emergency surgery to save her quadruplets

Ashley Gardner a proud mom of four beautiful babies had an emergency surgery in order to save all four of them. Both parents are hoping that their babies will stay strong and they will be fine. The couple is from Utah, so they had to fly all the way to Los Angeles for the surgery.[...]