Posts in: January, 2016

David Blatt Fired by Cavaliers: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The Cleveland Cavaliers fired head coach David Blatt on Friday, per Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical and David Aldridge of TNT.

ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported, “LeBron James was informed of the decision to fire David Blatt today” and “was not consulted” on the decision. Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com added that no

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Adele’s ‘Hello’ joins the 1 billion club on YouTube

The smash single from the British singer’s record-breaking album “25” has become the fastest ever video to reach 1 billion views on YouTube, the video platform announced Thursday.

It took just 87 days for “Hello” to hit the milestone — nearly twice as fast as the previous record of 158 days

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Saudi cleric’s son: ‘He knew they would kill him’

  • 25th Jan 2016
  • News

Mohammed al-Nimr was at home in Indiana when he got news of his father’s beheading. It was a terrible jolt, though they both had known death was inevitable.

He says his father — Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr — had become too much of a prickly thorn in the side of Saudi Arabia’s

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Mexican President: El Chapo will be extradited ‘as soon as possible’

  • 30th Jan 2016
  • News

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said Friday his government is working to extradite Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán to the United States “as soon as possible.” The President talked about the case when he was asked specifically about Guzmán at the World Economic Forum held in Davos, Switzerland.

“Evidently, there’s a whole

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How to prepare for killer robots

People take nuclear weapons seriously — and they’d better get equally serious about the future threat of automated killer robots.

No, this isn’t a joke.

A panel of top experts in the fields of robotics, weapons and disarmament called on world leaders Thursday to lay the groundwork to regulate killer robots as

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PBA D-League: Caida trips Tanduay to open Aspirants’ Cup bid

Caida opened its season in style, downing Tanduay, 90-79 to begin the 2016 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup Thursday at San Juan Arena.

“It’s nice to win the first game. Nagaadjust pa yung players, and I think the players have to work more on their defense,” said Tile Masters coach Caloy Garcia.

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Aces a win away from PBA PH Cup title

LUCENA – Vic Manuel exploded with 11 points after drawing a flagrant foul to the jaw early in the fourth then RJ Jazul had his crucial binge at endgame as Alaska Milk stepped a win away from winning the Smart Bro PBA Philippine Cup crown with an 82-75 drubbing of

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