Golden Knights clinch playoff berth during loss to Wild

Golden Knights clinch playoff berth during loss to Wild

LAS VEGAS -- The Vegas Golden Knights clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs despite losing 3-2 to the Minnesota Wild at T-Mobile Arena on Friday. Vegas clinched when the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 in a shootout on Friday. "I'm real happy. I may not look it right now, but it's…
Facebook considers live-stream restrictions

Facebook considers live-stream restrictions

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg outlined the company's actions in a letter to a New Zealand newspaper Facebook has promised to explore restrictions on live-streaming, weeks after it was used during gun attacks on two mosques in New Zealand. Chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said the social media giant agreed with…
Trump threatens to shut Mexico border

Trump threatens to shut Mexico border

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Queues have been building up at the Mexico-US border President Donald Trump has said he is likely to close the US border if Mexico does not do more to stop migrants reaching the United States. The closure would disrupt border crossings, threatening trade worth billions of dollars. Mr Trump's threat…
Lyft Shares Soar in Trading Debut That Bodes Well for Wave of Tech I.P.O.s to Come

Lyft Shares Soar in Trading Debut That Bodes Well for Wave of Tech I.P.O.s...

SAN FRANCISCO — Owning a piece of the gig economy became a reality for millions on Friday when Lyft began trading on the public markets, signaling the start of a stream of stock offerings expected from high-profile technology companies this year. Lyft’s shares rose 8.7 percent in its first day of trading after opening at…
NCAA Tournament 2019: Friday’s Sweet 16 Winners and Losers

NCAA Tournament 2019: Friday’s Sweet 16 Winners and Losers

0 of 9 Patrick Smith/Getty Images The enduring image from the Sweet 16 will be that of Virginia Tech's Ahmed Hill lying on the ground having just missed an open layup that would have taken Duke to overtime. There is always heartbreak in the NCAA tournament, but this was on a different level.  As for…
Flames top Ducks, extend lead in Pacific Division, Western Conference

Flames top Ducks, extend lead in Pacific Division, Western Conference

CALGARY -- The Calgary Flames extended their lead in the Pacific Division and Western Conference with a 6-1 win against the Anaheim Ducks at Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday. Calgary leads the second-place San Jose Sharks by eight points in each. The Flames have four games remaining; the Sharks have five, including one against Calgary at…