Quiz: Have you been following the news this week? April 29 edition

It was another action-packed week on the 2016 campaign trail, as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton turned in strong performances in Tuesday’s Acela primaries, and their rivals continued trying to shake up the race.Meanwhile, some important international developments in Syria ...


The world in photos this week

A selection of photos from some of the biggest news that you might have missed this week. SEE ALSO: 21 iconic photos of Kate Middleton and Prince William A fuel pump is flooded at a gas station in Villa Paranacito, ...


Jane Sanders Questions Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal, Says FBI Investigation Is Rather Slow

Senator Bernie Sanders’ wife Jane Sanders is not satisfied with the progress of the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server during her tenure as Secretary of State. During an appearance on Fox Business Networks’s Cavuto: ...


Reporter's Notebook: Welcome to California, Mr. Trump

“I’m okay,” were the first two words out of my mouth last night to our assignment desk in New York. I don’t get scared on the campaign trail — you can’t — yet a car spinning out of control with ...



“Lost” medieval music performed for first time in 1,000 years

The language of music is universal, but can be lost over time.After a 20-year reconstruction effort, a researcher and a performer of medieval music have brought “lost” songs from the Middle Ages back to life.The “Songs of Consolation” were recently ...


How Amazon's Netflix competitor could be a success without making any money (NFLX)

AmazonAmazon’s original series, “Mozart and the Jungle.”Netflix might be the king of content in the streaming video world, but there’s one gargantuan advantage Amazon has in the space: it doesn’t actually have to make money on its Netflix competitor, Prime Video. ...


Amazon Web Services: Cloud unit that powers the internet helps online retailer get record profits

Amazon has announced huge, and very important, profits. The results could overturn two of the central assumptions about Amazon: that it’s essentially a shop who happens to sell its things online, and that it tends to avoid making profits so ...


A German city has come up with an ingenious solution for bumbling texting addicts

This German city has come up with an ingenious way to protect people who walk and text from traffic accidents.  Produced by Maya Dangerfield. Reporting by Rebecca Harrington. Footage courtesy of AP and SWA. Follow TI: On Facebook



Goldman Sachs just made another big change in its trading business

Flickr/André BenedixGoldman Sachs’ cohead of global fixed income, currency, and commodities sales, Dalinc Ariburnu, is leaving the bank, according to an internal memo seen by Business Insider. Ariburnu, 46, “decided to retire from the firm,” according to the note, which ...


Portugal stocks lower at close of trade; PSI 20 down 0.99%

Stock MarketsApr 29, 2016 12:45PM ET Investing.com – Portugal stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Financials, Consumer Goods and Utilities sectors led shares lower. At the close in Lisbon, the PSI 20 fell 0.99%. ...


The 24 best restaurants in New York City

With so many restaurants to choose from in New York City, choosing the very best for a special night out can be a daunting task. Luckily, we recently ranked the best restaurants in America, and several of them happen to ...


U.S. court says Amtrak has too much power over freight carriers

Stock MarketsApr 29, 2016 11:31AM ET By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amtrak, the government-owned passenger rail company, wields too much power in setting regulations that private freight carriers must also follow, a top court ruled on Friday. The U.S. ...



2016 Olympics Star Michael Phelps On His Darkest Days ‘I Didn’t Want To See Another Day’

Michael Phelps recently opened up about his fight with addiction. The greatest Olympian of all time admitted to dealing with alcohol abuse – he was arrested twice for DUI – and revealed that his life got so dark that he ...


Rob Andrew: RFU director of professional rugby to leave role at end of the season

Rob Andrew is to leave his role as the Rugby Football Union’s director of professional rugby. The former England fly-half Andrew will depart Twickenham at the end of this season. The RFU said Andrew resigned from his position after “instigating ...


Kris Bryant: Chicago Cubs Fans Breath Sigh Of Relief As MRI Reveals Mild Sprain Only

When Kris Bryant had to leave the Chicago Cubs’ game on Thursday after turning his ankle, there were more than a few Cubs fans who were afraid his season might be over. Worrying about Kris Bryant and his season because ...


Russian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton refuses to get ahead of himself as Aeroscreen canopy splits opinions

Lewis Hamilton is not reading too much into his blistering practice lap for the Russian Grand Prix despite finishing nearly a second ahead of Mercedes teammate and championship rival Nico Rosberg, with Ferrari also experiencing further troubles during Friday practice. ...



Is 1 Minute Of Hard Exercise As Good As 45 Minutes Of Effort?

Couch potatoes of the world rejoice! It’s possible one minute of hard exercise can get you as fit as a full 45 minutes of effort. Before you injure yourselves while celebrating, it might be good to know there’s a caveat. ...


Going Viral: The Connection Between Online Dating Sites And STI’s

The next time you swipe right on Tinder, you may be looking at your soul mate or the person who’s going to give you a sexually transmitted infection. Though it may be unjust to outright blame online dating sites for ...


Try These 5 Simple ‘Non-Diet’ Tips To Lose Weight

Let’s face it, losing weight can be extremely hard. What makes it even harder is there are so many choices that in the end you feel overwhelmed and downright confused by the different plans. There’s low carb, high protein, whole ...


Are We Wrong About Carbohydrates? People Are Turning To Potatoes For Weight Loss

Earlier this year a YouTuber from Minnesota known as ‘High Carb Hannah’ made headlines for losing over 60 pounds on a carb-heavy vegan diet. High Carb Hannah, Hannah Howlett, has now slimmed down even more by eating only potatoes and ...