Dak Prescott was quite the revelation and consolation for Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who was outmaneuvered for first-rounder Paxton Lynch and fourth-rounder Connor Cook in the NFL draft in April. Jones chose ...

It's only day one of four, but the West Coast's annual thoroughbred circuit already has a distinctly blue, green and purple look to it leading into Saturday's Greymouth Cup. The annual pilgrimage from Whanganui to the ...

House Republican leaders on Wednesday identified their primary targets in the long-standing effort to roll back President Obama’s “job-killing” regulations, vowing swift action to nix two environmental rules. ...

At one of the year's top technology conventions where "mobility" is the buzzword, it is a real pain to get around.Over 165,000 people from 150 countries descend on Las Vegas this week for CES, the annual show where ...

World number one Andy Murray labored past Austrian Gerald Melzer 7-6(6) 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals of the Qatar Open on Wednesday after defending champion Novak Djokovic had also progressed with relative ease.A ...

As one of the most active memory makers out there, G.Skill hardly needs coaxing to release new RAM kits. Be that as it may, Intel's desktop Kaby Lake launch provided G.Skill sufficient motivation to announce not just ...

Severe storms have dumped more than 250mm of rain in parts of central Queensland, causing flash flooding and road closures. Residents are being warned the deluge is far from over, with more heavy falls forecast on ...

During an NBA career marked by instability, Shaun Livingston has come to appreciate a good short-term lease. Month-to-month rental agreements are as ideal as they are rare. Nine-month leases trump the more common ...

BERLIN —  Germany's interior minister is proposing a security shake-up that could include creating "federal departure centers" to ease the deportation of rejected asylum-seekers and centralizing the country's ...

Amazon's Echo is the current standard for smart home assistants -- with some new competition from Google Home, of course -- thanks to its ease of use and surprisingly good voice-controlled personality, named Alexa. But ...

BRITAIN’S government announced plans yesterday to build 17 new towns and villages across the English countryside in a bid to ease a chronic housing shortage. The new “garden” communities — from Cumbria in the ...

HEAVY smog in northern China caused hundreds of flights to be canceled and highways to shut yesterday, disrupting the first day of the New Year holiday. Large parts of the north were hit by hazardous smog in ...

NEW YORK — Posing for a photographer in the lobby of the Rubin Museum of Art on a December afternoon, actor Josh Radnor was plainly ill at ease. He may have spent nine seasons starring in hit CBS sitcom “How I Met ...

It is not uncommon for people to experience joint pain when the cold winter weather sets in, especially if a person suffers from arthritis, but why does this happen and how can we deal with it? Rheumatologists say there ...

The Narendra Modi government’s alacrity in promoting ease of tax administration, a critical component in the ease of doing business index, has set in motion several incremental policy and administrative reforms, says ...

Beijing: Heavy smog in northern China on Sunday caused hundreds of flights to be cancelled and highways to shut, disrupting the first day of the new year holiday.Large parts of the north were hit by hazardous smog in ...

London: Britain's government announced plans on Monday to build 17 new towns and villages across the English countryside in a bid to ease a chronic housing shortage.The new "garden" communities - from Cumbria in the ...

BEIJING: Heavy smog in northern China on Sunday caused hundreds of flights to be cancelled and highways to shut, disrupting the first day of the new year holiday. Large parts of the north were hit by hazardous smog in ...

Tunisia says it has jailed or closely monitored 800 militants who have returned from conflict zones over the past decade. Iyed Dahmani, the government spokesman, said 800 extremist militants had returned to the country ...

Math can be difficult. Just ask Facebook.  That being so, Uber has a gift for you this New Year's Eve. No, it's not free rides. The holiday is one of Uber's busiest, and therefore most-lucrative, nights of the year.  ...