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Environment prize goes to Flint water activist

Environment prize goes to Flint water activist

Science
The founder of a citizens' movement that helped expose the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, is one of the recipients of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.Nearly 100,000 residents of Flint were left without safe tap water after lead began leaching into the supply.Mother of four LeeAnne Walters led a citizens' movement that tested the tap water to expose the health threat.Tests showed lead levels in her water were seven times the acceptable limit.In 2014, the water in Ms Walters' home turned brownish and she noticed rashes on her three-year-old twins. Her daughters' hair then fell out in clumps.Walters spent months reading technical documents about the Flint water system. She then teamed up with environmental engineer Dr Marc Edwards, from Virginia Tech, who helped her conduct exte...
Giancarlo Stanton goes 0-for-5 with 5 strikeouts, booed by Yankees fans

Giancarlo Stanton goes 0-for-5 with 5 strikeouts, booed by Yankees fans

Sports
April 4 (UPI) --New York Yankees fans let Giancarlo Stanton hear a chorus of boos after he struck out five times against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium.The boo-birds were out several times, letting the slugger hear it Tuesday during the Yankees' 11-4 victory. Stanton went 0-for-5, with five strikeouts and left eight runners on base from the No. 3 spot in the Yankees' batting order. The 2017 National League MVP is hitting .211 on the season, with two home runs, four RBIs and nine strikeouts.Rays right-handed starter Chris Archer was the first pitcher to fan Stanton. Archer got Stanton swinging on an 89.8-mph slider to end the first inning. Archer struck out Stanton again in the third inning. That time, the righty ripped in a 94-mph slider and caught the slugger looking.Archer's third ...
AT&T’s merger with Time Warner goes on trial

AT&T’s merger with Time Warner goes on trial

Finance
AN ANTITRUST trial over AT&T’s $ 109bn acquisition of Time Warner, which begins on March 19th, will have more keen observers than one courtroom can handle. Disney, Comcast, 21st Century Fox, Verizon, Charter Communications, CBS and Viacom will be watching. So will Netflix, Amazon and Google.The reason is simple. If AT&T wins the case against the Justice Department, and the “vertical merger” of the distribution and content businesses goes through, a wave of consolidation deals will follow. Companies that rely on large numbers of people to watch video will want to bulk up to compete with each other and Silicon Valley’s mightiest.Get our daily newsletterUpgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and Editor's Picks.Comcast may make a hostile bid for Fox’s assets, setting off a biddi
Nothing basic here: Sharon Stone, 60, goes braless in raunchy throwback pictures

Nothing basic here: Sharon Stone, 60, goes braless in raunchy throwback pictures

Entertainment
GettySHARON STONE: The Basic Instinct actress, here earlier this year, posed braless in a sexy shootThe actress is celebrating her 60th birthday today — Saturday, March 10.Sharon Stone became a Hollywood icon thanks to her leading lady roles in 90s blockbusters Total Recall and Casino.But she is perhaps best known for her appearance in 1992 thriller Basic Instinct, where she famously posed on a chair, wearing a very short dress and no underwear.In the same year her flesh-flashing antics hit the big screen, a fresh-faced Sharon bared her assets in an eye-popping photoshoot.CamerapressBOMBSHELL: The US beauty flaunted her nude assets in the 1992 picturesSharon Stone's sexiest pictures Sharon Stone's sexiest pictures through the years.Instagram/Getty Sharon Stone's s
Strictly naughty! Ola Jordan goes braless in boob-baring gown

Strictly naughty! Ola Jordan goes braless in boob-baring gown

Entertainment
James Jordan's missus is currently in Blackpool ahead of of an awards ceremony at Tower Ballroom.Taking to Instagram ahead of the swanky bash, Ola Jordan teased her outfit ahead of her red carpet reveal.Posing in her hotel room, the blonde beauty wowed as she slipped into a classic LBD [little black dress].Featuring an epically plunging neckline, the sequinned number allowed Ola to expose as much flesh as possible.INSTAGRAMSTUNNER: Ola Jordan wowed ahead of the awards in BlackpoolOla Jordan sexy snaps Sexy Strictly Come Dancing star Ola Jordan hot snaps.FAMEFLYNET Ola Jordan turns booby beach goddess with topless snap INSTAGRAMBRAVE: Ola Jordan flashed the flesh despite plunging tempreturesDitching her bra for maximum impact, the dance floor pro flaunted her...