World Media


Tournament of Champions: Marc Leishman leads after opening round Tournament of Champions: Marc Leishman leads after opening round
- January 06, 2018

Leishman had the best PGA Tour season of his career a year ago with two wins and he was pleased with his opening round in the event, which features a 34-player field made up of last season's tournament winners. The highlight of Harman's round was a delightful chip-in for his third straight birdie at the 15th, where his first pitch from wide of the green was short of pace and rolled back down the slope, although he responded with a flawless second attempt. (more...)
Hunt for MH370 Poised to Resume as Vessel Heads for Search Zone Hunt for MH370 Poised to Resume as Vessel Heads for Search Zone
- January 06, 2018

The plane, carrying 239 people, disappeared off radar screens in March 2014 while en-route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Ocean Infinity, a Houston-based company, offered the Malaysian government a risk-free undertaking of the project, charging a fee only if it finds the wreckage of the plane. (more...)
"Bomb cyclone" to slam East Coast with more bitterly cold weather
- January 06, 2018

Families with children flocked to Forsyth Park near the downtown historic district for snowball fights. Southern Delaware is expected to get 4 to 6 inches of snow while the northern portions of the state may get half that, according to National Weather Service predictions. (more...)
US YouTuber apologizes for video of body in Japan US YouTuber apologizes for video of body in Japan
- January 06, 2018

Mr Paul just bowled in without a moment's hesitation, not only filming the man but doing so with unseemly thoroughness. He kept saying how he could see how the hands were all purple. Could Paul's case therefore simply demonstrate the perils of churning out too much content without a proper editorial process in place? His most recent video, a tribute to his successful 2017, has already had over 9 mil views having only been online for a week. (more...)
Bajrang Dal youth hacked to death, Surathkal tense Bajrang Dal youth hacked to death, Surathkal tense
- January 06, 2018

Mangaluru Police Commissioner T.R. Suresh imposed prohibitory orders in the jurisdiction of Mangaluru Police Commissionerate till 10 p.m. on January 4 after Deepak Rao, a right-wing activist was murdered at Katipalla, on the outskirts of the city near Surathkal on Wednesday. (more...)
Teenager dead, dozens of people poisoned by carbon monoxide Teenager dead, dozens of people poisoned by carbon monoxide
- January 06, 2018

Firefighters are investigating the leak and the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office is looking to see if carbon monoxide detectors in the building worked. The temperature in Perth Amboy, was only around 20 degrees on Thursday evening. Police were hoping to allow residents back home Friday, but that may not happen. (more...)
Government defends allocation of pilgrims quota under Haj policy Government defends allocation of pilgrims quota under Haj policy
- January 06, 2018

The Centre represented by Attorney General K K Venugopal contended that the allocation of subsidy quota on the basis of Muslim population of a State has been there from the very beginning and did not start with the current Haj guidelines for 2018-22. (more...)
Mega Millions, Powerball combine for roughly $1 billion jackpots Mega Millions, Powerball combine for roughly $1 billion jackpots
- January 06, 2018

According to the insurance company Allstate, your chances of winning the Powerball are about 1 in 290 million, and the likelihood of you taking home the Mega Millions are roughly 1 in 258 million. Those unclaimed prizes range from $31 million for a ticket purchased in Queens, New York in August of 2006, to $77 million for a winning ticket purchased in Georgia in June 2011. (more...)
Chinese President Xi Jinping tells Army, Chinese President Xi Jinping tells Army, "Not to fear death"
- January 06, 2018

During his speech, Xi encouraged the troops to "enhance their military training and combat readiness" to "grasp the capability to win battles" as dictated by the Chinese Communist Party (CPC). It was the first time for the commission to hold a mobilisation meeting for the whole armed forces. "Create an elite and powerful force that is always ready for the fight, capable of combat and sure to win in order to fulfil the tasks bestowed by the Party and the people in the new era", he was ... (more...)
Constitution bench to look at 'discriminatory' adultery law Constitution bench to look at 'discriminatory' adultery law
- January 06, 2018

A Constitution bench of the Supreme Court will answer whether the exemption granted to women from being punished for adultery needs to be changed. The top court would also examine whether the Victorian-era provision is heavy-handed towards men, who are considered the offender, while married women are regarded as the "victim", as if patronising women. (more...)
Arizona Fires Coach After Allegations of Harassment Arizona Fires Coach After Allegations of Harassment
- January 06, 2018

The University of Arizona released a statement from UA President Robert C. Robbins and Athletic Director Dave Heeke Tuesday night announcing Rodriguez's dismissal, saying that an independent investigation commissioned by the university could not substantiate Wilhelmsen's original allegations, partly because she did not cooperate with the investigation. (more...)
Wind-fueled fire destroys 5 buildings Wind-fueled fire destroys 5 buildings
- January 06, 2018

Firefighters in Newark are trying to determine what caused a wind-whipped fire that destroyed five buildings on both sides of a street. One witness said the heat from the fire was so intense she could feel it from a block away. The fires are so overwhelming for the firefighters that they are asking surrounding towns to help them battle the flames. Officials confirmed more than 2,000 people are now without power as the fire spreads. (more...)
UAE Announces End of 'Unforeseen Circumstances' with Tunisia UAE Announces End of 'Unforeseen Circumstances' with Tunisia
- January 06, 2018

An agreement was reached under which the UAE airline company "agrees to respect the law and the worldwide agreements", the statement added. AFP quoted Saida Qarash, a spokesperson of the Tunisian Presidency, as telling a local radio channel that the UAE authorities had serious security information about the possibility of terrorist attacks . (more...)
The Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP) CEO Steve Sanghi Sells 27715 Shares
- January 06, 2018

Shares of Microchip Technology ( MCHP ) traded up $0.22 on Friday, reaching $91.99. Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP) earnings have risen with a quarterly rate of 19.8% over the last 5 years. Microchip Technology has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $75.13. SunTrust maintained it with "Hold" rating and $90.0 target in Wednesday, October 11 report. (more...)
Rowe Price Group Inc (TROW) Position Trimmed by Ameritas Investment Partners Inc
- January 06, 2018

Another trade for 4,000 shares valued at $406,356 was sold by HRABOWSKI FREEMAN A III. Finally, State of Wisconsin Investment Board grew its stake in shares of T. Bnp Paribas Asset Management Holding Sa invested 0.08% in United Parcel Service, Inc. The stock of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. Blair William & Il reported 43,331 shares stake. (more...)
Huge swath of U.S. hit by winter storm bringing, snow, cold Huge swath of U.S. hit by winter storm bringing, snow, cold
- January 06, 2018

Schools and some government offices remain closed in parts of central and eastern SC. "[The] wind is really swirling things around", he said. As for the rest of the East Coast , the National Weather Service has tweeted a map showing what snow totals to expect throughout Thursday. (more...)
Search for Missing Clammer in Maine; Unmanned Boat Found Search for Missing Clammer in Maine; Unmanned Boat Found
- January 06, 2018

Other equipment from Benner's skiff, including an anchor and clam gear, were found in the middle of Long Cove at low tide Friday morning, according to the marine patrol. The family reported that Brenner departed from the Long Cove Boat Rampat5 p.m.to clam on Clark Island off Long Clove, and did not return later in the evening. (more...)
Sen. Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement, Possibly Clearing Way for Mitt Romney Sen. Orrin Hatch Announces Retirement, Possibly Clearing Way for Mitt Romney
- January 06, 2018

Reports that Romney could run for Hatch's seat if he made a decision to retire in 2018 have floated for months. As chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Hatch played a pivotal role in passage of a massive tax reform bill last month. For good or for ill". Morrow also criticized what he described as a double standard for Clinton and Romney, decrying the knitting joke and joining a list of several Clinton backers who gave their thoughts on the 2012 GOP nominee possibly reentering the ... (more...)
U.S. jury convicts Turkish banker of helping Iran evade sanctions U.S. jury convicts Turkish banker of helping Iran evade sanctions
- January 06, 2018

Acting Manhattan U.S. attorney Joon Kim said , "after a full, fair, and open trial, a unanimous jury convicted Hakan Atilla, a senior banker at Halk Bank". Although US prosecutors have criminally charged nine people, only Zarrab and Atilla have been arrested by US authorities so far. Turkey's leaders lashed out throughout the trial, with Erdogan calling it an American conspiracy to "blackmail" and "blemish" his country. (more...)
USC Defeats Ole Miss 88-62 USC Defeats Ole Miss 88-62
- January 06, 2018

Ole Miss came in making 10.2 3 pointers per game in the last five game, but struggled in the first half from beyond the arc, hitting four of 13 long-range attempts as Georgia pushed to a 39-31 halftime margin. It wasn't the best they've played all year, but SC women's basketball (13-1, 2-0 SEC) went on the road and came away with a comfortable win over Ole Miss on Thursday night, beating the Rebels 88-62 behind a balanced offensive attack. (more...)
Trump administration sanctions four more Venezuelan officials Trump administration sanctions four more Venezuelan officials
- January 06, 2018

The sanctioned individuals include State Minister for the New Border of Peace Gerardo Izquierdo Torres and Governor of Aragua State Rodolfo Clemente Marco Torres. The Treasury statement said, "Corruption and repression continue to flourish under the Maduro regime, both by those in current government positions and former officials who continue to benefit from a corrupt system, even as Venezuela's citizens, economy, and constitutionally enshrined democratic institutions languish". (more...)
FEMA Changes Course on Disaster Aid for Churches FEMA Changes Course on Disaster Aid for Churches
- January 06, 2018

After lawsuits and a Supreme Court decision, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued a new policy extending disaster relief to churches , synagogues and other congregations. "Neighborhoods and towns will recover more quickly as churches are able to continue the good work they began even as the floodwaters in South Texas were rising". (more...)
CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) Position Raised by Alkeon Capital Management LLC
- January 06, 2018

Mackenzie Financial Corp decreased its stake in Cme Group Inc (CME) by 12% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The most recent open market insider trade was Automatic Sell of 2,325 shares on a day where the closing price was 152.28. (more...)
Republican in tied Virginia race says time to select victor Republican in tied Virginia race says time to select victor
- January 06, 2018

Adding another wrinkle: Another close legislative race is in doubt because it's locked in a court battle. As it turns out, the Virginia Board of Elections and Republican House Speaker Hill Howell knew about issues where voters were incorrectly assigned House districts since at least 2015. (more...)
Modi to address PIO parliamentarian conference Modi to address PIO parliamentarian conference
- January 06, 2018

So much so that there are over 270 people of Indian origin in various positions of leadership-heads of state and government, senators, state leaders and Members of Parliament. He said invitations were sent to 30 countries after getting feedback on diaspora presence there from various Indian missions and "23 had confirmed their participation". (more...)

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