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Garry Shandling dies at 66; fellow comedians laud his genius

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The coroner's investigators have collected blood samples from the ER where the "Larry Sanders Show" comedian died, and records from the doctor have been taken into custody via subpoena. Shandling co-created and starred in the series, set backstage at a fictional late-night talk show. Shandling won gold for the series finale, among other accolades. Lee mas »

Doctor 'Refuses To Sign' Garry Shandling Death Certificate

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His self-aware brand of comedy, which relentlessly mocked the artificial nature of show business, is credited with influencing other hit shows like Tina Fey's 30 Rock and Larry David's Curb Your Enthusiasm . Shandling's cause of death is still a mystery to all concerned parties, at least as far as the rest of us know, and this has caused a bit of an upset. Lee mas »

Microsoft provide an assist to potential Yahoo buyers

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For Mayer, who took over in July 2012, this will be the latest challenge. These include a possible sale of its internet and ad business, selling its assets in Yahoo Japan, and a road map that seems to be going nowhere to fix the struggling giant. Lee mas »

Microsoft Corporation Offers Help to Aspiring Buyers of Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

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Website Re/code previously reported meetings between Microsoft and investors. Starboard said it was "unfortunate" that such a move became necessary, but that Yahoo's current board, including Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, has "repeatedly failed shareholders" and that its " atrocious performance is even more appalling when you consider the billions of dollars spent in recent years on what has proven to be wasteful acquisitions and research and development expenditures". Lee mas »

Sanders wins Alaska caucuses in race for Democratic nomination

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Three states are holding Democratic presidential nominating contests on Saturday where  Hillary Clinton  will try to expand her lead in the contest to secure the party's nomination. The problem for Sanders is the superdelegates who are party insiders free to support whomever they like. If Clinton wins the nomination, it would be meaningful if Sanders got behind her, Hood said. Lee mas »

Oil prices extend losses; U.S. crude down over 3%

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In Texas, the rig count fell by 8 since last week, down to 207, about 77 percent lower than its 2014 peak. The current national rig count hit an all-time low this month, totaling 476 rigs engaged in the exploration and production of oil and gas in the U.S. Lee mas »

Microsoft to provide an assist to potential Yahoo buyers

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Robert Peck, an analyst with SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, said that shareholder dissatisfaction with Yahoo! was broad, and that Starboard "has a good chance of winning the proxy contest". In an interview on the "Charlie Rose" program two weeks ago, Ms. Mayer argued that the company had served shareholders well by applying most of the proceeds of its previous sales of Alibaba stock toward buying back Yahoo! shares. Lee mas »

Microsoft meets with private equity over Yahoo deal

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Roger Kay, analyst and consultant with Endpoint Technologies Associates, said Yahoo has simply been overtaken as new models emerge for the Internet. But "the management team and Board of Yahoo have repeatedly failed shareholders". She ended up renegotiating the deal a year ago on more favorable terms for Yahoo and later signed another search deal with Google too. "If Microsoft put in a billion, it would cost them nearly nothing", said one investor who had spoken to the company. Lee mas »

WORLD WIDE WEB Microsoft's Edge Browser Gains Extensions

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Overall, this is a very neat expansion of the People app and it should give Windows Phone and Windows fans something to look forward to in the coming weeks. Looking ahead, the Skype UWP app will also feature a few new tools - and some that are now in the desktop app but not yet in this release. This issue came to light with a Reddit thread on r/Windows Phone, where a user, who goes by u/Plazma10, pointed out that there's no way the phone is getting the Windows Phone 10 update. Lee mas »

Texas Rangers option Chi Chi Gonzalez, send out Tepesch

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Now it just gives me confidence to do the same thing, that I have the answer when I am doing bad. Those 5 home runs included 2 by Justin Ruggiano , who is making a late spring push for a bench spot, and a massive dinger by prospect Ronald Guzman that completely exited the stadium to right field. Lee mas »

New England Patriots add another weapon

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The Patriots didn't make any move to acquire running back Matt Forte or C.J. Anderson, though both were in the National Football League rumors. Hello, and welcome to another edition of "The Patriot Way", your number one source to New England Patriots news and analysis from around the web. Lee mas »

Steelers sign linebacker Steven Johnson to 1-year deal

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He has played in five postseason games with one start. He made the Denver Broncos as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2012 and played with the Broncos through 2014 before spending last season with the Tennessee Titans. Johnson has started 51 of his 100 career games with 15 interceptions, 26 passes defended, one sack and four fumbles recovered. The Steelers lost two backups, Sean Spence (Titans) and Terence Garvin (Redskins), as free agents recently. Lee mas »

Brussels police raid ends with arrest

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Interpol has announced it is providing Belgium with operational and analytical support in the wake of the Brussels attacks . Belgian authorities have not yet released publicly the nationalities or identities of those killed in the two blasts. Lee mas »

Tennessee Titans: Rashad Johnson agrees to one year deal

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Johnson spent the 2015 season with the Tennessee Titans . Johnson joins one of the deeper position groups on the Steelers roster. He'll help replace veteran Michael Griffin, released by the Titans earlier this offseason. Johnson was originally signed as an undrafted free agent out of Kansas by the Denver Broncos. Johnson's primary role in his career has been as a special teams player. Lee mas »

Steelers sign former Broncos, Titans linebacker Steven Johnson

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The 30-year-old had played his entire NFL career in Arizona, as he was the team's third round pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. The idea that the Arizona Cardinals' secondary would have a different look in 2016 was well understood, as many key players were free agents and not all were likely to return. Lee mas »

Wife of sheriff's investigator among Rio Grande City murder victims

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The women were identified by the Rio Grande City school district as 44-year-old Oneida Alanis Balderas Garza and 33-year-old Lourdes M. Luna. The bodies of two Rio Grande City CISD employees were found inside a bedroom - bound at the hands - each with a gunshot wound to the head. Lee mas »

Oil prices fall after big jump in USA stockpiles

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Some traders such as Tariq Zahir at Tyche Capital Advisors in NY were betting nearer-dated USA oil contracts would weaken versus longer-dated ones, expanding the market's so-called "contango" structure. Trading for the rest of the week is expected to be low and not affect current pricing as the weekend brings the Easter holidays. To know more about crude oil prices and inventory, read the first two parts of the series. Lee mas »

IPhone SE review: Good choice at a good price

With HD Voice, you can also enable simultaneous voice and data - make and receive calls while surfing the web, continue downloads and use an application or a feature like Personal Hotspot. By the way, things got much better when I installed the brilliant Swiftkey which with its drag-your-finger-from-one-key-to-the-other Swiftkey Flow setting, made typing a breeze. Lee mas »

New England Patriots sign Nate Washington

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This signing is going under the radar as Washington caught only 47 balls for 658 yards and four scores with the Houston Texans last season. The Patriots simply can't get enough players for Tom Brady to throw to, adding 11-year veteran Nate Washington on Thursday. Lee mas »

The Real Reason For Jana Duggar And Jessa Seewald's Feud Revealed

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Jana Duggar, one of the more reclusive members of the famed reality TV family, appeared on Tuesday's Jill & Jessa: Counting On , where she opened up about what she sees for herself in the future. They are on the phone with each other as Ben goes up into the attic. "A lot of us kids are really great about talking about our big ideas, but when it comes to getting something done, you've got to get Jana involved", Jessa says. Lee mas »

Wildfire fire burns 280 square miles in 1 Kansas county

The smoke was from a large range grass fire west of Medicine Lodge. Only minor injuries have been reported thus far from the fires, according to officials. Mark Goeller, fire management chief of Oklahoma Forestry Services, said an airplane was being used to dump water on the flames. Power has been restored to two towns in Barber County, Sun City and Lake City, and residents who had evacuated their homes are being allowed to return. Lee mas »

Northbound Lane To Reopen On I-75 Near Jellico

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Southbound lanes of the interstate were opened to traffic last week. TDOT hopes to re-open both lanes of I-75 by April 15. I-75 reduces to one lane starting at MM 141. Motorists will still encounter some long-term lane closures on construction projects that will remain in place.   As always, drivers are reminded to use all motorist information tools wisely and Know Before You Go! by checking travel conditions before leaving for your destination. Lee mas »

Snow storm shuts down Denver's airport

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The storm was hitting the eastern, flat halves of Colorado and Wyoming, shutting down Interstate 70 from near the Denver airport to the Kansas border, closing a 500-mile stretch of Interstate 80 in Wyoming into Nebraska as well as Interstate 25 in northern Colorado and Wyoming. Lee mas »

Apple cuts Apple Watch price, unveils new bands

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Apple's Tim Cook also showed off a number of new bands for the Apple Watch, as part of a collection dubbed "Spring lineup", which could be a hint that we'll start seeing new bands a bit more often, possibly on a seasonal basis. Overall this announcement was disappointing as I would have liked to see a new Apple Watch with a redesign, maybe. While the Blaze won't have the rich app ecosystem Apple Watch owners enjoy, the wearable costs about $100 less than the Apple Watch Sport , making it ... Lee mas »

Hearing begins on Staples-Office Depot merger

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When Ms. Sullivan said those fulfillment centers were highly efficient automated operations that even used robots, Mr. Wilson offered a concession: "There are robots in them, yes", he said, to laughs from the audience. The AAI has dismissed Amazon as a competitor in the business supplies space, though it's not clear whether they are basing their analysis on Amazon's foray into the space announced a year ago. Lee mas »

Good News! Sumatran Rhino Sighting Brings Hope to Rhino Conservation

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Glyn Davies, WWF-UK's Executive Director of Global Programmes comments, "This outstanding discovery is a beacon of hope during a vital time for the conservation of rhinos worldwide, with many iconic species facing grave threats due to poaching, habitat loss and the effects of climate change". Lee mas »

Tesla: Model 3 at the March 31 unveiling will be drivable

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Tesla is touting a 200-mile-plus battery range, but it's unclear if that will be from a standard battery pack or if it could be from more powerful and expensive battery option. There will be no opportunity to quiz Tesla execs like CEO Elon Musk, the company warns, and no Q&A session. In addition, it is also said that attendees will be given the chance to take the Model 3 out for a quick drive. Lee mas »

Talulah Riley & Elon Musk to divorce again 8:57AM

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They re-married eighteen months later. Competing firms are rushing to make the idea a reality - and possibly connect San Francisco and Los Angeles with a one-way trip that takes 30 minutes. The couple first married in 2010 and remarried in 2013. The businessman has five sons with his first wife Justine, who he split from in 2008, including twins, Griffin and Xavier, and triplets, Damian, Saxon, and Kai, conceived using IVF. Lee mas »

Controversial Toronto Ex-Mayor Rob Ford Dies

Mr Ford, who battled drug and alcohol addiction, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in 2014. The cancer diagnosis came after Ford had become worldwide news for his outlandish behavior. He and Renata met in high school, but they did not marry until 2000. Ford was photographed reading a newspaper while driving on a highway, accused of groping a female city councilor and was sued for conflict of interest in connection with soliciting donations for his charity, the Rob Ford Football ... Lee mas »

Bernie Sanders Addresses Supporters in San Diego

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The event is free but people are encouraged to RSVP . There are 118 Democratic delegates at stake in Washington, with 101 to be awarded proportionally based on the results of the caucuses. The remaining 17 are technically unpledged party and elected leaders, though a majority of them - including Gov. Jay Inslee and the state's Congressional delegation - have already said they support Clinton. Lee mas »

How Many Concordia Healthcare Corp (TSE:CXR)'s Analysts Are Bullish?

The firm's 50 day moving average is $29.41 and its 200 day moving average is $37.39. The company has a market cap of $1.50 billion and a PE ratio of 211.00. Credit Suisse AG increased its stake in shares of Concordia Healthcare by 123.1% in the fourth quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 18,730 shares of the company's stock worth $765,000 after buying an additional 4,452 shares during the period. Lee mas »

Comcast Xfinity TV now available through Amazon

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The Journal   reports  that  Comcast  plans to dedicate special customer call centers in two locations with around 90 employees exclusively to serve  Amazon  customers. These agents have been specifically trained to handle all customer service interactions from sales and billing to installation and follow-up. The partnership could take that further, allowing the so-called cord-cutters a way to see TV programs without having to subscribe to cable TV. Lee mas »

Tyler Perry as Narrator, Trisha Yearwood, Jencarlos Canela, Chris Daughtry

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Still, one wondered why Jesus and his disciples wore wraparound microphones, as if they were singing live. Jesus tells Peter to keep watch while He prays. "They've come back stronger than ever". After Perry described how Jesus was crucified and laid to rest in a secured tomb, he rose again in three days and the crowd cheered. Lee mas »

Trump, Clinton lead respective parties in United States presidential poll

Cruz hasn't shown the ability to win the votes of anyone but the most conservative Republicans, and perhaps he can't. As the victor of one primary and a fraction of the delegates others have accumulated lay claim to the nomination, Kasich cannot be the answer to a deadlocked convention, especially in a year in which the electorate has rebelled against political insiders just like the crew trying to foist Kasich on the GOP. Lee mas »

Bumble Bee Foods, Tri-Union Seafoods recall tuna

The two companies said the recalls were related to "deviations" in the commercial sterilisation process, and could cause contamination by "spoilage organisms or pathogens, " according to the recall notices. The news comes days after Bumble Bee Foods issued a similar recall for its canned Chunk Lite Tuna due to "process deviations" in sterilization that occurred at a facility not operated by Bumble Bee. Lee mas »

Solar eclipse being witnessed in Indonesia, to be visible from India too

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Even with the somewhat unusual timing and rather inconvenient path (for those of us in Canada), we can still watch the eclipse no matter where in the world we happen to be. It passed over the major islands of Sumatra, Borneo and Sulawesi, before sweeping over the Malukus and out into the ocean. The last one occurred in 1979, and the next won’t be until 2024! While the moon passes between Earth and the Sun every month, the phenomenon of a solar eclipse occurs when the celestial bodies are ... Lee mas »

Obama, Castro come face to face in historic meeting in Cuba

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It is mostly the economic effect of Obama's visit that Cubans are eager to see, as Venezuela's economic downturn has put pressure on the island's economy and living standards. Yet Castro hasn't budged on changing Cuba's single-party system or easing strict limits on media, assembly and political dissent. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ... Lee mas »

Ted Cruz, Mike Lee join forces at Utah campaign events

At a rally in Salt Lake City on Friday, Trump lavished praise on Mormons. A number of Republican officials have shown their support for Cruz in recent days while falling short of endorsing the senator, an uncompromising conservative. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ... Lee mas »

Peabody Energy May Seek Bankruptcy Protection

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Natural gas overtook coal as the leading electricity source in the USA for the first time last spring, and recent numbers showed that domestic coal production fell to its lowest level in almost three decades. Lee mas »

YouTube now on T-Mobile's 'Binge On' after earlier spat

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At that time, it offered unlimited streaming of Netflix, Hulu and other Internet entertainment providers. Tech News Today informs that users have streamed over 57 million GB of content over the past four months. This meant that even if your plan didn't include Binge On , you could still watch videos without eating up too much of your data, but you wouldn't get 720p High Definition or 1080p Full High Definition video. Lee mas »

Oil price rises to $40.71 as OPEC mends fences

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In February, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' (OPEC) crude production decreased by 175,000 barrels to average 32.28 million barrels per day, the cartel  said  in a report released earlier this week. Also, falling drilling activity in the domestic shale  oil  industry has caused a majority of analysts to revise their forecasts for declining  oil  production in North America. Lee mas »

Crude Oil Jumps Back To $37 On OPEC/Russia Meeting

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Oil broker PVM said the meeting was "an encouraging step" but was skeptical that the freeze deal, which ministers have said is based on January 2016 output, would prop up prices. But Standard Chartered said supply concerns due to non-OPEC production cuts could drive prices above 60 dollars a barrel by the end of the year. A second delegate from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said a pact that failed to include Iran was not the worst possible outcome. Lee mas »