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As time stood still, Viswanathan Anand rolls back years

As time stood still, Viswanathan Anand rolls back years And the Women World Rapid Chess Championship was won by Ju Wenjun of China. But I think the most fantastic feeling of all is to have the title of world champion again. "To be the Rapid world champion is something I can not describe in words". After winning the title, Anand said he entered the tournament in a "pessimistic" frame of mind but managed to surprise himself and the world with an unbe... [Full Article...]

Police are investigating after a child was shot, killed in Greenville

Police are investigating after a child was shot, killed in Greenville A young child has died after being shot in Greenville. She then attempted to back up and struck a patrol unit . Craig and a passenger in the vehicle, Cameron Castillo , were taken into custody at 3:40 a.m.A Child Protective Services spokeswoman says the passenger is the child's father but that Craig is not the child's mother. [Full Article...]

State parks offer first day hikes

State parks offer first day hikes The First Day Hikes offer individuals and families an opportunity to begin the New Year rejuvenating and connecting with the outdoors by taking a healthy hike on Monday , January 1, at a state park close to home . Updated messages will be posted to the Hotline on December 31, and Jan 1. Here's a roundup of activities at nearby Texas State Parks. A complete list of First Day Hikes in North ... [Full Article...]

EPS for QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Expected At $0.77

It has underperformed by 15.71% the S&P500. Dynamic Capital Management Ltd increased its stake in Sirius Xm Hldgs Inc (SIRI) by 933.76% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cowen & Co maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rating on Thursday, August 24. (NASDAQ:SIRI) earned "Buy" rating by Gabelli on Friday, September 18. [Full Article...]

Booby-trapped door, plot to electrocute estranged wife foiled, according to Florida police

Booby-trapped door, plot to electrocute estranged wife foiled, according to Florida police The couple didn't speak until Sunday, when he told her he had been visiting family in Ohio. After being shown several photographs of the crime scene, Steven Bray, a journeyman lineman from Florida Power and Light, estimated a person touching the door lock and the door handle would be exposed to approximately 120 volts and one amp, enough eo cause "an approximately 80-100% chance of suffering dea... [Full Article...]

Election officials to pick House victor January 4

Election officials to pick House victor January 4 More details will be available on https://t.co/La8IrnBGiU. Virginia elections officials have set next Thursday as the day they will pick the victor in a bitterly contested race that could decide the balance of power in the Virginia House of Delegates. [Full Article...]

Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (TSM) Position Increased by Axa

Marvin & Palmer Associates Inc who had been investing in Parker for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $26.50B market cap company. USA stocks tried for gains Thursday, the second-to-last trading day of the year. Day traders need to be able to get in and out of a stock quickly and easily, so they will want to trade stocks with high daily volume - typically 1 million shares at ab... [Full Article...]

Winter Weather Advisory warns of more freezing rain today (Friday)

Winter Weather Advisory warns of more freezing rain today (Friday) The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Seattle has issued a Winter Weather Advisory this morning, Friday, December 29th, that is in effect until 9pm this evening. A fast-moving winter system could dump almost a half a foot of snow on parts of the Chicago area Friday. The low will fall to 18 overnight. For the rest of the week, forecasters predict we'll see highs in the 40s and lows in 30s ... [Full Article...]

US, Russian foreign ministers agree on diplomatic solution to NK issue

US, Russian foreign ministers agree on diplomatic solution to NK issue Tillerson and Lavrov also tackled the possible steps to find a solution to the conflict in Syria, to ensure the territorial integrity of Syria and the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi, Russia. The issue is that the country only has one refinery that operates internally, so it is heavily reliant on finished fuel imports. The latest sanctions, aimed to further restrict energy supplies, t... [Full Article...]

Home and Away actress critical after crash

Former Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt is in a coma following a horror Boxing Day auto crash which killed her parents and sister in Sydney, Australia. "Out of 433,000 random breath tests, 739 drivers are facing the courts in the New Year for a range of drink-driving charges putting themselves, their passengers and other road users at great risk right throughout the NSW road network"... [Full Article...]

Terrorists want to affect CPEC project: Ahsan Iqbal

Terrorists want to affect CPEC project: Ahsan Iqbal It said that no country should try to influence or create hurdles in the project. Commenting on convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, he said that the Indian man had confessed to his involvement in terrorism, and subversive activities. Ghafoor also rejected the United States allegations of Pakistan having safe havens of terrorists on its soil, saying there is neither any organised infrastructu... [Full Article...]

Kremlin orders probe into why Russia's space industry is failing

Kremlin orders probe into why Russia's space industry is failing The revelation about the fate of the Meteor-M weather satellite comes at a time when the country had lost contact with another satellite that it had launched for Angola . Moscow-based Energia, manufacturer of Angosat-1, as well as the Russian state corporation Roscosmos confirmed in press releases December 29 that the satellite is sending telemetry and that onboard systems are in good health. [Full Article...]

Gunmen open fire outside Egypt church, kill 10, injure 8

Despite the death toll, the state news agency MENA is calling the attack a foiled attempt; Egyptian media report that along with guns, the assailants were also carrying explosives, suggesting that the violence could have been far worse. "The shooting began at 10:30 a.m. and carried on for more than 15 minutes. there was more than one attacker", Mohammed Hussein Abdelhadi, who lives close to the ... [Full Article...]

Huge Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots up for grabs

Huge Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots up for grabs In August, Massachusetts medical center worker Mavis L. Wanczyk, 53, won a $758 million Powerball jackpot , which was the second-largest jackpot in the game's history, and the biggest won on a single ticket. Pacific time on Tuesdays and Fridays. That took the odds of winning that game from 1 in 175 million to 1 in 292 million. Owner James Kim and cashier Ronald were on hand, and Ronald showed F... [Full Article...]

Disposing Trees Opens Opportunities for Some Farmers

Disposing Trees Opens Opportunities for Some Farmers It is prohibited in the city for residents to burn their trees on their property without following city ordinance. This tree disposal service is free of charge to Wichita Falls residents. " Christmas trees do not go into the green bin, they actually make lousy compost", she said. Artificial decorations, including hooks, wire , tinsel and ornaments, as well as wood and metal tree stands , mu... [Full Article...]

Family members remember victims of Troy homicide

Family members remember victims of Troy homicide Shakera Symes, sister of Shanta Myers , told Spectrum News in Albany that she's now raising Myers' 15-year-old son, who has been staying with her for two months. They were discovered the day after Christmas by the property manager. "Through whatever adversity he ever faced in his life, you would never even know by looking at him because he was such a bounce back kid", said Jennifer Livingston... [Full Article...]

Thousands protest in Iran in anti-government demonstrations

The Basij militias intervened to suppress demonstrators in Kermanshah who repeated anti-regime slogans such as "Death to the dictator" and "Death to Rouhani", as well as slogans of solidarity with their counterparts in Mashhad, shouting "Do not be afraid, we are all united". [Full Article...]

Family identifies Wichita man killed by police in possible 'swatting' prank

Family identifies Wichita man killed by police in possible 'swatting' prank A male came to the front door. Deputy Wichita Police Chief Troy Livingston said Thursday night that police were looking into whether the call that led to the shooting was a prank. Several people inside the home are being interviewed as part of an investigation into the shooting. One gamer has this to say. That report turned out to be false, and investigators are working to determine if the inc... [Full Article...]

Batten down the hatches: 120km/h gusts expected as Storm Dylan arrives

Batten down the hatches: 120km/h gusts expected as Storm Dylan arrives The alert - which is valid from 9am tomorrow until 6am on Sunday - reads: "Wind Warning for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Longford, Louth, Westmeath and Meath". Rain showers will continue across the county into tonight, with the chance of sleet or wet snow for a time over Donegal. Current projections show that by 2am on Sunday morning the eye of the storm will have passed over Ireland, but... [Full Article...]

Kiwis win against Windies in T20 series opener

Kiwis win against Windies in T20 series opener Dynamic fifties from Colin Munro and Glenn Phillips laid the base, the lower order pitched in, then a sharp New Zealand attack aided by even sharper catching, saw the hosts trounce West Indies for the sixth time on tour. It left the West Indies at two for 19 and they never recovered from the initial setback. Pollard's absence is one of two late changes the Caribbean cricket team has had ... [Full Article...]


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