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AP journalist's killer in Afghanistan jailed for 20 years: CEO

Hong Kong - An Afghan policeman who shot dead a Pulitzer Prize-winning Associated Press photojournalist was imprisoned for 20 years over the weekend, after his death sentence was commuted, the AP's CEO said in Hong Kong on Monday.

Salamander on steroids: Species of dinosaur-eating newt found

A new species of predator newt that lived about 220 million years ago has been discovered in Portugal and paleontologists believe it was a most vicious creature. About the length of a small car, it could actually kill and gobble dinosaurs.

Floyd Mayweather beats the (bleep) out of sparring partner Judah

The latest reports out of the boxing camp of Floyd Mayweather speak of a man on a mission. Of course the quotes about how Floyd is doing come from his Uncle, Jeff Mayweather, so there is likely a drop of bias involved.

Fighting words: Mayweather promoter calls Pacquiao lawyer a moron

One of the promoters for Floyd Mayweather has continued a burgeoning war of words between the two fight camps by calling Manny Pacquiao's lawyer a "moron." Among other things.

Lowest amount of ice ever recorded in Arctic threatens animals

Greenhouse gas emissions leading to global warming is the reason for the smallest amount of ice covering Arctic waters ever recorded. In other words the amount of ice floating in Arctic water has never been lower and it leads to great concern.

Pacquiao getting ready for Mayweather and 'Saint Manny's Day'

Manny Pacquiao is continuing his workouts at his trainer Freddie Roach's Wild Card Gym in L.A. and after a few days of training he is sounding very confident. His sparring partners, he said, are giving him a dose of what he expects from Floyd Mayweather.

Alzheimer's test: Mayo clinic finds easy test to detect dementia

Testing for Alzheimer's Disease is an expensive and complicated proposition at the moment but the Mayo Clinic may have a solution. They've released a study this week on a three-part test for dementia that could be done in your physician's office.

Op-Ed: Radioactive cesium found in green Tea from Japan

It has been four years since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, and products keep showing up with contamination. Cesium 137 have been found in green tea samples, although in small amounts. But there's more we haven't heard about.

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Fighters agree to Olympic blood tests

The May 2 bout between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will utilize a rigorous form of blood drug-testing that will leave no doubt that each fighter is clean. The testing is in line with a host of sporting bodies.

Breakthrough treatment for Alzheimer's has 'massive effect'

Researchers in Australia have published results of a study that shows great promise when it comes to finding a cure for Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia. They've only tested their 'beams of ultrasound' on mice but the results were exceptional.

Mayweather and Pacquiao press conference gets fighters talking

Big fights in boxing often have more than just one press conference, with the fighters together for a few, in different cities. But the Pacquiao vs. Mayweather bout is having just one and it came Wednesday. The next time they meet will be fight night.

UFC boss Dana White to be ringside at Mayweather - Pacquiao fight

UFC President Dana White climbed aboard the Floyd Mayweather v. Manny Pacquiao fight train today and said he intends to be ringside for the fight. But like many others he wishes these two champions stepped into a ring together years ago.

Vancouver road rage caught on dash cam as driver attacked

A road rage incident in Vancouver that was caught on a dash cam is getting a lot of online attention; it includes a punch and, moments later, an arrest. The arrest comes so quickly because a Vancouver police officer happened to be nearby.

Op-Ed: Mayweather trains, gambles in Vegas, set to make Pacquiao win 48

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is training in Las Vegas, make no mistake about that despite a photo he posted today. But he's also relaxing — doing some gambling in the photo — because he can afford to, and needs to. It's his style and it'll help him get win

Museum weighs its Stegosaurus dinosaur (skeleton) using 3D scan

Late last year a team of scientists at London's Natural History Museum finished the job of putting back together Sophie the Stegosaurus dinosaur. Now they've figured out how much she weighed.

Roach calls Mayweather disrespectful, Pacquiao gym now guarded

Manny Pacquiao is absolutely a guy who does the most of his talking with his fists, a fighter who more often leaves the verbal trashing of the men that he meets in the ring to someone else. His trainer, Freddie Roach, doesn't need help anyhow.

Hong Kong democrats hail 'honourable' UK MPs after report

Hong Kong - Hong Kong's democrat lawmakers called British MPs "honourable" Friday for highlighting concern over the erosion of freedoms by China in a new report -- but said the city has to fight its own battles.

Study: Getting gout lowers chances of Alzheimer's by 24 percent

Researchers in Massachusetts released a study in which they found gout, an inflammatory arthritic condition, lowers the risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease by 24 percent. Gout is caused by rich diets leading to a build-up of uric acid.

Air pollution damages cognition, memory, in brains of children

The Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology in Spain published results from their new study Tuesday and they are disturbing. They found that the brains of kids who go to school in heavy-traffic areas are being damaged.

Protein linked to Alzheimer's discovered in brains as young as 20

In a study released today, researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois found traces of the protein amyloid in patients as young as 20. The abnormal protein is a cause of Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia.
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