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Van Garderen wins time trial to take Tour of California race lead

Van Garderen wins time trial to take Tour of California race lead

Van Garderen, who rides for BMC Racing, finished the course in a time of 40min and 47sec. "It seemed", van Garderen said, "like it went from bad luck to bad luck". But the crucial test will be the following day, when the peloton tackles a long, brutal stage that ends with a hard climb near Lake Tahoe. "Today was going to be my big power play, and I'm glad I was able to produce one". Consulte Mais Informação

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Microsoft Announces the Xbox Adaptive Controller for Players With Disabilities

Microsoft Announces the Xbox Adaptive Controller for Players With Disabilities

Well, the controller features two large buttons on the face, which can be operated with hands, elbows or feet. It will be available alongside a whole range of approved third-party accessories that Microsoft will also sell on its store. The tech giant has been working with Muscular Dystrophy UK to promote the new controller. Gamers' charity SpecialEffect and Microsoft have revealed a customisable Xbox Wireless Controller designed primarily for gamers with limited mobility, the Xbox ... Consulte Mais Informação

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California assisted death law overturned in court

California assisted death law overturned in court

Before that, two doctors must have determined that the patient would die within six months and was mentally competent to choose death. "I am so grateful that California's assisted-suicide law was overturned today". Dan Diaz, the husband of Brittany Maynard , who inspired the law when she moved to OR to end her life after a brain cancer diagnosis joined ABC7 News to talk about the recent developments. Consulte Mais Informação

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Dash cam: Kangaroo hops along SC highway

Dash cam: Kangaroo hops along SC highway

Obviously, kangaroos are not native to SC. The McCormick County Sheriff's Office says a kangaroo was loose overnight in the Clarks Hill area. There is no state law that prohibits someone from owning a kangaroo, according to Capt. Department of Natural Resources. A kangaroo is back home after giving drivers along one SC road quite a surprise. Stearns, who's been in law enforcement for more than 30 years, said the early morning call to dispatch was a first for him. Consulte Mais Informação

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MRE pede aos EUA liberação de documentos da CIA sobre a ditadura

MRE pede aos EUA liberação de documentos da CIA sobre a ditadura

Apenas em 2014 o atestado de óbito de Vladimir foi alterado, com a causa da morte deixando de ser suicídio. A carta é assinada por Ivo Herzog, filho do jornalista Vladimir Herzog, morto durante a ditadura. O documento da CIA revelado esta semana, mostrando o envolvimento do ex-presidente Geisel e a cúpula do regime militar com os crimes cometidos nos porões da ditadura fez ressurgir o movimento pela revisão da lei que anistiou também os torturadores e assassinos que agiram dentro do ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Utah man jailed in Venezuela pleas for freedom in video

Utah man jailed in Venezuela pleas for freedom in video

Rep. Mia Love said Wednesday afternoon in a statement that her office had confirmed the prison "threatened by riots and violence", but that Holt was "safe at this time". They're saying they want to kill me. I am a political prisoner and they won't let me free. In another video on social media, Joshua Holt, a USA citizen and Mormon missionary whose family has said he was framed on weapons charges while in Venezuela for his wedding, pleaded to be set free. Consulte Mais Informação

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Evacuation alerts broadened in BC's Fraser Valley due to flood risk

Evacuation alerts broadened in BC's Fraser Valley due to flood risk

The BC River Forecast Centre , Environment Canada and Emergency Management BC continue to predict increasing river flows over the next several days, due to an especially early and rapid spring snow melt. Residents of three properties were forced to leave their homes in the Carey Point area. Seven other properties are under evacuation alert. A high streamflow advisory is still in place for the Fraser River , which was measured at 5.7 metres in Mission on Wednesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mom accused in Fairfield child abuse case in court today

Mom accused in Fairfield child abuse case in court today

Ina Rogers said all the torture allegations "will fall away" because her children had no broken bones or major scars. The boy was eventually found sleeping under a bush in a neighbour's yard, police said. A father in California is facing seven counts of felony torture and nine counts of felony child abuse after police rescued ten children-ranging from 4 months to 12 years old-from the family home. Consulte Mais Informação

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