Osbourne exiting 'Fashion Police' after Zendaya hair flap
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:17:23 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kelly Osbourne is exiting "Fashion Police," days after complaining about co-host Giuliana Rancic's comments on Zendaya's dreadlocks.
Uber discloses data breach, theft of license numbers
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:12:08 -0500
Global ride-sharing startup Uber said Friday a data breach last year may have allowed a hacker to gain access to the license numbers of some 50,000 of its drivers. Uber said in a statement it identified "a one-time access of an Uber database by an unauthorized third party" in September 2014. "Immediately upon discovery we changed the access protocols for the database, removing the possibility of unauthorized access", the statement from data privacy manager Katherine Tassi said. Uber said it also filed a lawsuit to be able to gather information to help identify and prosecute the hacker.
NY regulator puts 3 European banks in FX probe
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:10:59 -0500
The New York state financial regulator has subpoenaed three major European banks and a US peer in a probe of foreign-exchange rigging, sources close to the situation told AFP Friday. The sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said that the regulator, Benjamin Lawsky, had sought information about currency practices from French banks BNP Paribas and Societe Generale. One of the sources said Credit Suisse and Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs were also targeted. The subpoenas, served in December to BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse, ask the banks for documents related to their currency operations, said one of the sources, adding that Lawsky was particularly interested in finding out the specific technologies the banks used.
Toronto OF Saunders could return in April after knee surgery
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:10:50 -0500
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders has undergone surgery on his left knee and could return to the team in five to six weeks.
Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:08:34 -0500
TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — The Justice Department's December announcement that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize and regulate marijuana on their reservations brought notes of caution — if not silence or opposition — from many tribes.
Bill Cosby asks judge to dismiss 3 accusers' defamation suit
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:07:30 -0500
BOSTON (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers asked a federal judge on Friday to throw out a defamation lawsuit filed by three women accusing the comedian of decades-old sexual offenses.
McIlroy to miss cut at Honda Classic
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:05:23 -0500
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy's first PGA Tour event in five months lasted only two days.
Browns agree to terms with quarterback Josh McCown
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:01:54 -0500
The Browns have agreed to terms with veteran quarterback Josh McCown on a contract.
What happens if U.S. Homeland Security funding lapses?
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:01:48 -0500
(Reuters) - The U.S. Congress was scrambling before a deadline at midnight on Friday to pass a $39.7 billion funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, which is charged with securing U.S. borders, airports and coastal waters. The following is a rundown of what would likely happen if spending authority at the U.S. domestic security agency is allowed to expire, based on the agency's own contingency plans and congressional researchers: FLIGHTS Most DHS employees would stay on the job, especially those involved in securing and protecting airports, borders and other ports of entry into the United States. Transportation Security Administration passenger screenings and the Federal Air Marshal Service would continue uninterrupted as would Coast Guard operations and disaster relief.
Partial shutdown? House rejects Homeland Security funding
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:00:44 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The rebellious Republican-controlled House unexpectedly voted down short-term funding for the Department of Homeland Security late Friday, increasing the prospect of a partial shutdown at midnight of an agency with major anti-terrorism responsibilities.
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