Canadian diplomat in Cuba also suffered hearing loss, officials say

WASHINGTON –  The Canadian government said Thursday that at least one Canadian diplomat in Cuba also has been treated for hearing loss following disclosures that a group of American diplomats in Havana suffered severe hearing loss that U.S. officials believe was caused by an advanced sonic device. Global Affairs Canada

Ohio doughnut shop closes during norovirus investigation

(CNN)An Ohio doughnut shop has voluntarily closed as public health workers investigate a norovirus outbreak affecting 266 people, according to county health officials. Calls to Mama C’s Donuts and Coffee were not returned Thursday. According to Moore, the doughnut shop will remain closed until after the cleaning and after it

Tableau acquires ClearGraph, a startup that lets you analyze your data using natural language

Business intelligence and analytics firm Tableau today announced that it has acquired ClearGraph, a service that lets you query and visualize large amounts of business date through natural language queries (think this weeks transactions over $500). Tableau expects to integrate this technology with its own products as it looks to

Bill Murray went to ‘Groundhog Day’ on Broadway last night and was extremely Bill Murray

Image: Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic When one recalls the 1993 fantasy-comedy Harold Ramis classic Groundhog Day, a few things come to mind: Bill Murray, snow, groundhogs, time, consequence, and of course….The Panama Canal? SEE ALSO: David Letterman is coming back to TV with Netflix deal Well, now Groundhog Day is playing on

Trump-like inflatable chicken pops up near White House

A giant inflatable chicken with golden locks is back at the White House. Back in April the so-called “Trump chicken” became a mascot during the Tax March. Now the inflatable poultry with a Trump-like hairdo is back, popping up Wednesday in the Ellipse park just behind the White House. SEE

Robert Pattinson is on a quest for a hot dog in the hilariously dramatic short film ‘Fear & Shame’

Robert Pattinson is on a mission. A mission so crucial and dangerous that he risks his identity and his life for it. He NEEDS a NYC hot dog and he needs it NOW. SEE ALSO: Robert Pattinson was totally joking about dog sex in his new movie In a hilariously

AWS just proved why standards drive technology platforms

When AWS today became a full-fledged member of the container standards body, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, it represented a significant milestone. By joining Google, IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat and just about every company that matters in the space, AWS has acknowledged that when it comes to container management, standards

We need to talk about these Trump video slideshows

What a hot mess — a still from a recent Trump social video.Image: screengrab It seems every week the White House social team tries out different video transitions … and it always looks terrible. Here’s a brief look at this week’s masterpiece, which is 3-plus minutes of photos and videos

Nextdoor turns to real estate listings for monetization

Nextdoor, the social media platform for neighborhoods, is rolling out a real estate listings feature, showcasing housing for sale in local communities. The idea is to formalize behavior that’s been happening organically, suggests CEO Nirav Tolia. “These real estate conversations are already happening,” he said, so Nextdoor wanted to devote