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U.S. says Exxon under Tillerson violated Russia sanctions in 2014

WASHINGTON/HOUSTON (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday admonished Exxon Mobil Corp for “reckless disregard” of U.S. sanctions in dealings with Russia in 2014 when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the global oil company’s chief executive, and fined it ...

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Video poses new questions about 2014 Ferguson police shooting

FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) – Previously undisclosed video of Michael Brown, recorded hours before the unarmed black 18-year-old was fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has raised new questions about a suspected robbery that police said he ...

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National drug overdose deaths soar past 47,000 in 2014

National drug overdose deaths soar past 47,000 in 2014

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Friday, December 18, 2015, 7:12 PM Getty Images The amount of deaths reached records highs in 2014. NEW YORK — Drug overdose deaths surged in 14 states last year, pushing the nation to a record count, according ...

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Manhattan real estate prices increase by 18% over 2014

Manhattan real estate prices increase by 18% over 2014

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, October 1, 2015, 4:23 AM Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images Manhattan real estate prices jumped through the roof — again. The average price per square foot for a condo hit nearly $ 1,500 in the third ...

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Barry Manilow secretly wed manager in 2014: report

Barry Manilow secretly wed manager in 2014: report

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 6:19 PM Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP/Jesse Grant/WireImage Barry Manilow (l.) reportedly wed longtime manager Garry Kief in a private ceremony last year. Barry Manilow is a married man! The pop icon reportedly tied the ...

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Cleanthony Early reflects on Wichita State’s 2014 season

Cleanthony Early reflects on Wichita State’s 2014 season

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, March 15, 2015, 11:38 PM Robert Sabo/New York Daily News Cleanthony Early is a year removed from entering the NCAA Tournament as the star of a 34-0 Wichita State team. SUNS 102, KNICKS 89 PHOENIX ...

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Trendspotting – 2014 Games Where We Picked Plants

Trendspotting – 2014 Games Where We Picked Plants

Picking plants in video games wasn't invented in 2014, but the practice suddenly become very popular last year. On multiple occasions I found myself pausing in the middle of otherwise violent video games to stop and smell the roses, and ...

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Twitch Shares Its Impressive 2014 Viewership Numbers

Twitch Shares Its Impressive 2014 Viewership Numbers

2014 was a big year for Twitch, and the company has put together an infographic boasting some of its impressive 2014 viewership numbers as well as some surprising facts. Between the Amazon purchase, new-gen consoles truly jumping into the world ...

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2014 is hottest year on record: NASA

2014 is hottest year on record: NASA

WASHINGTON – The heat is on like never before. NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Friday that 2014 was the hottest year since record-keeping began in 1880. “The globe is warmer now than it has been in ...

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Goodbye to 2014, a year of tragedy and terrorism

Goodbye to 2014, a year of tragedy and terrorism

© MAXIM ZMEYEV / Reuters/REUTERS Kremlin-backed separatists in Ukraine blasted Malaysia Air Flight 17 out of the sky, killing 298 people. It was 52 wild and wacky weeks of hijinks and lowlights, comedy and tragedy, terrorism and heroism. There was ...

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