What Happened on 17 January 2014

Scientists try to solve mystery regarding Alexander's death

A scientist who has been attempting to find out the real reason behind the death of Alexander the Great may… Read More.

Philippines lets few professionals carry guns

It may become common to see people from some professions such as medicine and journalism to be carrying guns under… Read More.

Actress suing magazine for affair story with Hollande

French magazine Closer revealed that actress Julie Gayet was having an affair with Francois Hollande. The magazine was the first… Read More.

Marissa Mayer fires company COO

Marissa Mayer snatched away Henrique de Castro from Google 15 months ago and offered him a  four-year-long package with an… Read More.

JCPenney cuts 2K jobs to get back on the profitability path

JCPenney is struggling after its poor holiday season sales and needs to recover from the plan that resulted in this… Read More.

HealthCare.gov still under fear of attack

Hackers still have access to HealthCare.gov despite the fact that the pleas to fix these vulnerabilities began in October.  Security… Read More.

Clayton Kershaw is the highest paid pitcher in history

The Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw has made a new salary record with his new 7-year contract, which is worth… Read More.

Little League coach just wants a heartfelt apology

California Little League coach Alan Beck said he'll drop the lawsuit against his 14-year-old player who injured him provided he… Read More.

Pirates are ignoring wearable technology

Looks like wearable devices such as Samsung's smart watch and Google Glass are short-lived since the adept counterfeiters in China… Read More.

Apple to refund parents for purchases made by children

Apple settled a complaint from the FTC and has agreed to refund over $32.5M to customers, who claimed that their… Read More.

Trace Adkins goes to rehab after bar crawl

Trace Adkins was sober for 12 years until a drunken bar crawl came along.  The country star was on a… Read More.

Ashlee Simpson all set to marry again

This sounds like a recipe for a good marriage: Ashlee Simpson, who got divorced to Pete Wentz is now engaged… Read More.