Day: August 29, 2019

League Cup draw: Man City, Liverpool, Spurs drawn away in 3rd round

The Premier League’s big(gest) boys are set to join the League Cup party in the next round, with last season’s top-seven sides learning their third-round opponents during Wednesday’s draw. Defending League Cup holders Manchester City will begin their defense away to EFL Championship side Preston North End, while their PL title rivals Liverpool will visit […]

First day of school photo showing 8-year-old comfort classmate with autism goes viral: ‘He helped me and I was happy’

A heartwarming moment went viral after an 8-year-old boy lent a helping hand to a peer in distress. On the first day of school in Wichita, Kan., Christian Moore reportedly saw another student crying, so he walked over, took his hand and helped walk the upset schoolmate into the building. What Moore didn’t know at […]

BP to quit Alaska after 60 years with $5.6 billion sale to Hilcorp

British oil major BP Plc on Tuesday agreed to sell all its Alaskan properties for $5.6 billion to privately held Hilcorp Energy Co, exiting a region where it operated for 60 years. The deal, which includes interests in the most prolific oil field in U.S. history at Prudhoe Bay, and the 800-mile (1,300-km) Trans Alaska […]

Russian spacecraft carrying robot docks with space station: TASS

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a humanoid robot docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday, TASS news agency reported, citing a live broadcast. The FEDOR (Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research) robot is on a planned mission to support the crew and test its skills. It will stay on the station until Sept. 7. […]

Four staff members in Florida allegedly pushed, shoved and stepped on a mentally disabled woman’s head while she was under their care.

Surveillance video shows four caretakers in a Florida group home involved in the alleged abuse of a mentally disabled woman who was pushed, shoved and had her head stepped on. Breneisha Blunt, Shaneka Hester, Jaleyah Wiggins and Carolyn Joe were all charged with aggravated abuse of a disabled adult after police were called to check […]