Durant outduels Westbrook in win

Jan 19, 2017

Durant outduels Westbrook in win

Kevin Durant had the last word against his old team — again. Durant dazzled with a season-best 40 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-100 on Wednesday night despite Thunder star Russell Westbrook’s 21st triple-double. Westbrook had 27 points, ...

Jan 19, 2017

Mitsui to acquire role in U.K.'s East Anglia railway

Trading house Mitsui & Co. said on Wednesday it has reached an agreement to acquire a 40 percent stake in a British rail franchise from a subsidiary of the Dutch national railway. Both Mitsui and Abellio Transport Group Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of ...

Jan 19, 2017

Nuclear watchdog calls for pipe checkups at reactors after damage found

The Nuclear Regulation Authority will prioritize air conditioning and ventilation pipe checks at key facilities of nuclear power reactors that have passed safety screenings, including plants already brought back online. The decision Wednesday came after significant corrosion and holes were found in ventilation pipes ...

Jan 19, 2017

Driver clocked at 146 kph in snowstorm wanted new car stereo

New Hampshire State Police say a driver clocked at 91 mph (146 kph) during a snowstorm said she was late for an appointment to have a new car stereo installed. Police say they stopped 21-year-old Anastacia Hocking, of Laconia, on Interstate 93 in Concord ...

Climate science bedeviled by 'tipping points'

| Jan 19, 2017

Climate science bedeviled by 'tipping points'

Of the many things that keep climate scientists awake at night, tipping points may be the scariest. To start with, these thresholds for deep, sometimes catastrophic change in the complex web of Earth’s natural forces, caused by man-made global warming, are largely invisible. You ...