Number of patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals reaches 714

Number of patients waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals reaches 714

The number of patients waiting on hospital trolleys on Monday hit 714 – the highest figure ever recorded. In one hospital alone, there were 80 patients without a bed and forced to languish on trolleys and the emergency room and on wards. The Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation (INMO) which released the figures claimed the […]

How Yankees' deal with Neil Walker came together

How Yankees' deal with Neil Walker came together

TAMPA –Giancarlo Stanton’s first home run in a Yankees uniform was an opposite-field blast into the right-field seats at Steinbrenner Field last Saturday that GM Brian Cashman didn’t see. “I missed most of the game,” Cashman said. “I was doing something else.” Tyler Wade has interesting reaction to Neil Walker signing           […]

MoviePass CEO backtracks on location tracking statements

MoviePass CEO backtracks on location tracking statements

MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe told TechCrunch that he actually mischaracterized MoviePass’s collection of location data last week at the Entertainment Finance Forum in Los Angeles. During his keynote at the conference, Lowe said: “We get an enormous amount of information. We watch how you drive from home to the movies. We watch where you go […]

Oil rescued from price lows by Libyan supply disruption

Oil rescued from price lows by Libyan supply disruption

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil rose on Tuesday, after Libya said loadings of crude at a key port had been suspended, offseting an earlier dent to the price caused by evidence of the inexorable growth in U.S. oil output. FILE PHOTO – A pump jack is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy […]

Pro day ahead of snow day as ODU football prospects perform for NFL scouts

Pro day ahead of snow day as ODU football prospects perform for NFL scouts

Please enable Javascript to watch this video ODU football pro day NORFOLK, Va. – Monday evening, Norfolk experienced a snow day. Monday morning, it was a pro day. Four former Old Dominion football student-athletes took part in the annual ODU Pro Day at the Monarchs’ football facility. Ray Lawry, Bunmi Rotimi, Brandon Addison and Melvin […]

Africa Left In The Cold

Africa Left In The Cold

Many of the thousands of delegates at Davos, Switzerland, wonder how long this gathering of the world’s elite can go on in its present form, in what must be one of the world’s strangest locations for an economic conference. It must have looked a great venue, albeit from left field, when it was planned here […]

Israeli government approves army plan to replace US carrier

Israeli government approves army plan to replace US carrier

The Israeli ministerial committee for security affairs approved yesterday an army plan to replace its US armoured personal carrier with a new one developed in Israel, Quds Press reported. Quds Press said that the Israeli army is to use the new wheeled armoured personal carrier Eitan to replace the obsolete American M113, which failed during […]

This Commodity Cowboy Is Hoarding the World's Cobalt Supply

This Commodity Cowboy Is Hoarding the World's Cobalt Supply

Anthony Milewski was among the first investors to realize that if electric-vehicle sales take off the way automakers expect, the world is going to need a lot more cobalt—an essential ingredient in lithium-ion batteries. But the market for cobalt isn’t very big, and there aren’t many easy ways for investors to bet on prices. The […]

European markets mixed as investors await US inflation data; E.ON shares up 5%

European markets mixed as investors await US inflation data; E.ON shares up 5%

The pan-European Stoxx 600 was little changed from the previous session during early morning deals, with sectors and major bourses pointing in opposite directions. Insurance stocks led the losses on Tuesday, down around 0.3 percent amid earnings news. Hannover Rueck was the worst performing stock in the sector after it posted detailed full-year results shortly […]