Hundreds of Palestinians held by Israel launch hunger strike
The New York Times has given precious space on its op-ed page to a Palestinian man leading a hunger strike in an Israeli prison. In recent years, previous Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli custody have come close to death and had to be hospitalized.
Alaskan oil well leaking gas
In 2006, a corroded pipeline released almost 5,000 barrels of crude oil, the largest oil spill in the North Slope at the time. The ADEC also said that two leaks have been identified at the well, one near the top and one further down the well assembly.
Coachella festival-goers bust smartphone thief via Find my iPhone app
They followed the 36-year-old, from NY , through the venue until he was detained by security and law enforcement alerted. Numerous phones were returned to their owners with the remaining devices being handed in to Coachella's lost property.
Quadruple slaying on Long Island linked to MS-13 gang
Police are not revealing when they believe the victims were killed, in an effort to "maintain the integrity of the investigation". Suffolk County Police have issued an "all hands on deck" into the suspected gang-related killing of four young men this week.
Here's What Hillary Clinton Said After Learning She'd Lost to TrumPutin
Steve Schale , among the most reliable Democratic strategists in the state, informed Clinton's campaign they were short on votes. Clinton eventually did apologize to the public in August 2015, six months after the server issue was first brought to light.
Starbucks calls shifting-color drink a 'Unicorn Frappuccino'
It's unclear yet if the unusual concoction will taste good (or gross), but there's a lot of talk about the drink on social media. After stirring it, the color is supposed to change to pink, and the flavor evolves to tangy and tart.
Google won't preload its apps in Russia after antitrust settlement
Under the settlement, Google can not stop smartphone makers from pre-installing competing search engine apps on their devices. While Android is an open platform, core parts of the operating system aren't, including Google's app store.
Didier Drogba: 'Romelu Lukaku to Chelsea makes sense'
And on the pitch, Drogba will be joining former Chelsea teammate Shaun Wright-Phillips and Mexican global Omar Bravo . In the end, it was the most unexpected destination that made the most sense, at least to him personally.
Is this a new Trump? Abrupt reversals may reflect experience
US 100 dollar banknotes and Chinese 100 yuan banknotes are seen in this picture illustration in Beijing, China, January 21, 2016. The monitoring list was added to the exchange rate report as part of the customs enforcement law.
Uber claims revenue growth exceeds losses after burning through billions in 2016
Even its CEO, Travis Kalanick, found himself in a spot after he was videotaped arguing with an Uber driver over falling incomes. Some companies that would likely rank higher than Uber on a GAAP-accounting basis would fall lower on a non-GAAP list.