BOSTON | Bruins’ goaltender Rask back at practice after 3-day leave

BOSTON — Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask returned to practice on Tuesday after taking a three-day leave of absence to attend to a personal matter. “This is a family and we are a family and we take care of each other when times are tough,” Rask said about the team he’s been with since 2006. … Continue reading BOSTON | Bruins’ goaltender Rask back at practice after 3-day leave

BOSTON | Nigerian ISP’s configuration error disrupted Google services

BOSTON — A Nigerian internet service provider said Tuesday that a configuration error it made during a network upgrade caused a disruption of key Google services, routing traffic to China and Russia. Prior to MainOne’s explanation Tuesday, there was speculation that Monday’s 74-minute data hijacking might have been intentional. Google’s search, cloud hosting and collaborative … Continue reading BOSTON | Nigerian ISP’s configuration error disrupted Google services

Energy companies lead US stocks lower after oil price sinks

Energy companies led a late-afternoon sell-off on Wall Street Tuesday after U.S. crude oil prices had their biggest drop in more than three years. Investors are worried about the possibility of rising oil production out of the U.S. and OPEC. The slide wiped out early gains for the market, placing it on course to close … Continue reading Energy companies lead US stocks lower after oil price sinks

Pilots says Boeing didn’t disclose jet’s new control feature

Pilots who fly Boeing’s 737 MAX in the U.S. say the airline manufacturer didn’t tell them about features of a new flight-control system that reportedly are part of the investigation into last month’s deadly crash in Indonesia. The pilots say they were not trained in new features of an anti-stall system in the plane that … Continue reading Pilots says Boeing didn’t disclose jet’s new control feature

NEW YORK | Amazon goes bicoastal: will open HQs in New York, DC suburb

NEW YORK— Amazon has set its sights on two of the nation’s largest and most powerful metro areas, announcing Tuesday it had chosen a buzzy New York neighborhood and a suburb of Washington for its new East Coast headquarters. The online shopping giant ended its 14-month-long competition for second headquarters by selecting Long Island City, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Amazon goes bicoastal: will open HQs in New York, DC suburb

GUADALAJARA, Mexico | US hardens border at Tijuana to prepare for migrant caravan

GUADALAJARA, Mexico— The U.S. government said it was starting work on Tuesday to “harden” the border crossing from Tijuana, Mexico, to prepare for the arrival of a migrant caravan leapfrogging its way across western Mexico. Customs and Border Protection announced it was closing four lanes at the busy San Ysidro and Otay Mesa ports of … Continue reading GUADALAJARA, Mexico | US hardens border at Tijuana to prepare for migrant caravan

NEW YORK | Cardi B, Chance, T.I. to judge hip-hop competition series

NEW YORK — Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. will work as judges in a new Netflix competition series looking for the next big hip-hop star. Netflix announced that “Rhythm + Flow ” will debut next fall. John Legend, who has won Emmy and Tony awards for his producing efforts, is one of the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Cardi B, Chance, T.I. to judge hip-hop competition series

COLLEGE PARK, Md. | More angst at Maryland: QB Hill out for season with torn ACL

COLLEGE PARK, Md.  — During a harsh season in which the Maryland football team has been forced to deal with an array of setbacks — none worse than the death of player Jordan McNair — the Terrapins have repeatedly showed their resiliency. With No. 9 Ohio State next on the schedule, Maryland has yet another … Continue reading COLLEGE PARK, Md. | More angst at Maryland: QB Hill out for season with torn ACL