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Car hackers pose major new hurdle for owners, auto industry

November 12, 2019

Nov. 12 (HeadlineNews) — As vehicle technology advances and they become more sophisticated, experts say they also will become more popular targets for cybercriminals, leading some to question whether developers are adequately looking at the potential problem. Cybersecurity firm IntSights reported recently, in an analysis titled “Under The Hood: Cybercriminals Exploit Automotive Industry’s Software Features,” […]

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‘Turn toward Busan’ ceremony held in honor of fallen U.N. Korean War troops

November 11, 2019

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (HeadlineNews) — A highly symbolic ceremony was held Monday at the U.N. Memorial Cemetery in South Korea’s southern port city of Busan in honor of foreign soldiers who were killed while fighting on the South Korean side during the 1950-53 Korean War. The “Turn Toward Busan” ceremony brought together around 1,000 foreign […]

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Famous birthdays for Nov. 10: Kiernan Shipka, Ellen Pompeo

November 10, 2019

Nov. 10 (HeadlineNews) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Scorpio. They include: — Martin Luther, founder of Protestantism, in 1483 — William Hogarth, English artist/engraver, in 1697 — Actor Richard Burton in 1925 — American Indian rights activist/actor Russell Means in 1939 — Lyricist Tim Rice in 1944 (age 75) […]

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On This Day, Nov. 9: Berlin Wall falls

November 9, 2019

A boy looks over an original segment of the Berlin Wall at the Bernauer Strasse memorial on the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Wall on November 9, 2009 in Berlin. On November 9, 1989, East Germany announced free passage for its citizens through border checkpoints, rendering the Berlin Wall virtually irrelevant. File Photo […]

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Long-acting birth control patch in early stage of development

November 8, 2019

Nov. 8 — Researchers have developed a skin patch that might one day give women the ability to self-administer long-acting birth control. The patch, which contains “micro-needles” absorbed into the skin, is seen as a possible alternative to current long-acting contraceptives. Those methods — intrauterine devices, or IUDs, and contraceptive implants — are highly effective […]

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Two North Koreans who killed 16 at sea repatriated by South Korea

November 7, 2019

SEOUL, Nov. 7 (HeadlineNews) — Two North Koreans who killed 16 fellow crew members on a squid fishing boat were repatriated by South Korean authorities on Thursday afternoon after being captured at sea near the Northern Limit Line, a maritime boundary off South Korea’s east coast, the Unification Ministry said. The two men, both in […]

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Election Day: Voters choose governors, mayors in races around U.S.

November 5, 2019

Nov. 5 (HeadlineNews) — Tuesday is Election Day in the United States, and several states and municipalities will hold votes on key races and issues. Kentucky and Mississippi will hold gubernatorial races, while Virginia will elect new members to its state legislature. Cities including Philadelphia, San Francisco and South Bend, Ind., will hold mayoral elections […]

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Miami Dolphins RB Mark Walton suspended four games

November 4, 2019

Nov. 4 (HeadlineNews) — Miami Dolphins running back Mark Walton was suspended four games for violating the league’s conduct and substance abuse policy, the NFL announced Monday. Walton’s four-game suspension, which is without pay, stemmed from his three off-season arrests between January and March. The Dolphins said they were in communication with the NFL for […]

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Chicago Cubs to pick up Anthony Rizzo’s $16.5 million option for 2020

November 3, 2019

Nov. 3 (HeadlineNews) — The Chicago Cubs are expected to pick up All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo’s 2020 team option. League sources told ESPN and MLB Media on Sunday that Rizzo will earn $16.5 million next season, the first of two option years the Cubs hold on him. The team has yet to confirm the […]

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Vino Rosso captures Breeders’ Cup Classic; Blue Prize wins Distaff

November 2, 2019

Nov. 2 (HeadlineNews) — Vino Rosso rallied through the stretch to a convincing victory in Saturday’s $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic, defeating the favorite, McKinzie, while capping the two-day Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Santa Anita. Although 13 earlier championship races were run without incident over two days, the Classic was marred by the […]

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