Monthly Archives: November 2013

Women heading to Navy Riverine combat jobs

AAA  Nov. 7, 2013 3:10 AM ETWomen heading to Navy Riverine combat jobsBy LOLITA C. BALDORBy LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press   In this Aug. 13, 2013, photo U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms Third Class Danielle Hinchliff, left, and Master-at-Arms Third Class Anna Schnatzmeyer, both of Coastal Riverine Squadron 2, train under the watchful eye of instructor Boatswain’s Mate Second […]

Microsoft shows how to redeem an Xbox One download code in six seconds (video)

How quickly can you redeem an Xbox One download code? Quickly enough to fit the experience into a six-second Vine video, apparently. Microsoft’s Major Nelson has just posted one of the looping clips (after the break) to prove that you can scan codes with the console’s Kinect sensor in mere moments. It’s doubtful that anyone […]

Ellenberger vs. Saffiedine to headline UFC Fight Night 34

A welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Tarec Saffiedine will be the main event for UFC Fight Nigth 34 on Jan. 4, 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands in Marina Bay, Singapore, according to UFC officials Tuesday night. It will be the UFC’s first event in Southeast Asia. Ellenberger has won three of his past […]

SDSU receives $8.5M for heart research

SDSU receives $8.5M for heart research PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 6-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Natalia Elkonatalia.vanstralen@mail.sdsu.edu619-594-2585San Diego State University Led by Mark Sussman, researchers are using stem cells to develop new heart treatments The National Institutes of Health has awarded a prestigious Program Project Grant totaling more than $8.5 million over five-years to […]

Supporters Say Minimum Wage Hike Gaining Support

Skycap Biniyam Yehuala hefts a traveler’s bag at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. On Tuesday, voters in SeaTac, Wash., approved a minimum wage of $15 an hour for roughly 6,300 low wage workers’ whose jobs are at or near the airport. Elaine Thompson/AP On many economic issues, Americans are deeply divided. But when it comes to giving […]

Va. Squeaker Sends Shivers Through Dems

VIRGINIA SQUEAKER SENDS SHIVERS THROUGH DEMS – Vulnerable Democrats must have watched in dismay as Democrat Terry McAuliffe barely clung to victory on Tuesday. Having spent three times more money than his rival and with the backing of his popular patrons, Bill and Hillary Clinton, McAulliffe was breezing to victory just three weeks ago. But […]

Calif. man skydives on 100th birthday

In this photo from Skydive Perris/U.S. Parachute Association, Vernon Maynard, bottom, skydives with instuctor … PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — When Vernon Maynard’s friends asked him what he wished he had done in his 100 years of life, the Southern California man said he had always wanted to jump from a plane with a parachute. The retired […]