Category Archives: PR

Quaid taken into custody in Vermont trying to cross border

HIGHGATE, Vt. (AP) — American actor Randy Quaid was taken into custody Friday night while trying to cross into the United States from Canada, Vermont State Police said Continue reading

N. Korean soldiers parade in massive anniversary celebration

By ERIC TALMADGE, Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Goose-stepping North Korean soldiers marched through Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square on Saturday in a lavish military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the country’s ruling party and trumpet the leadership of third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un. The parade kicked off what is expected to be one of North Korea’s biggest celebrations ever — an attention-getting event that is the government’s way of showing the world and its own people that the Kim dynasty is firmly in control and its military a power to be reckoned with. Continue reading

Twelve Arab Innovators Become Stars of Science Candidates on MBC4

Continue reading

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 10: Cleaning Power

WASHINGTON , Oct. 10, 2015 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ — Following is the daily “Profile America” feature from the U.S. Continue reading

DeGrom outduels Kershaw with 13 Ks; Mets beat Dodgers 3-1

By BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out 13 over seven scoreless innings in his postseason debut and Daniel Murphy homered off a star-crossed Clayton Kershaw to help the New York Mets defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 on Friday night for a 1-0 lead in their NL Division Series. DeGrom (1-0) limited the Dodgers to five hits and walked one. The right-hander’s strikeouts tied the franchise playoff record set by Tom Seaver in Game 1 of the 1973 NL Championship Series Continue reading

"Lucky one" in Oregon shooting speaks about massacre

By LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The 18-year-old college student singled out by the shooter as the “lucky one” to survive and deliver a package to law enforcement spoke for the first time Friday about the massacre in Roseburg, Oregon. In a written statement that was the most detailed account thus far of the Oct. 1 shooting, Mathew Downing said that when Christopher Harper-Mercer entered the Umpqua Community College classroom, Downing’s ears were ringing from shots already fired, and he thought what was happening “couldn’t be real.” He said the first thing the shooter did was put his backpack on the front desk and pull out an envelope, saying: “There is a flash drive in this and whoever survives this should give it to the police.” Downing’s account of what came next coincides with relatives of survivors who previously reported that Harper-Mercer looked at Downing and said, “Hey kid with the glasses, you are the lucky one Continue reading

Scarface honored, Diddy performs at taped BET Hip-Hop Awards

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Scarface was a man of few words after accepting his “I Am Hip Hop” award, directing the attention away from himself and toward the many that have supported the veteran rapper. Rapper Ludacris introduced Scarface, calling him one of “hip-hop’s best storytellers” at the taped 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards on Friday night. The Houston-based Scarface said he learned from the best in rap and felt honored to receive the award before a packed audience at the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center. Continue reading

American rally keeps their slim lead in Presidents Cup

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Jordan Spieth made 7-foot putts on the final two holes to complete the biggest comeback all week and allow the Americans to escape with a split of the foursomes matches Saturday morning in the Presidents Cup. Continue reading

MARVELL SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Reminds Investors with Losses in Excess of $100,000 of Lead…

NEW ORLEANS , Oct. 9, 2015 /NEWS.GNOM.ES/ — Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana , Charles C Continue reading

LEADING OFF: Garcia up for Cards, Syndergaard on the road

By The Associated Press A look at what’s happening around the major leagues Saturday: ___ SENIOR CIRCUIT DAY Both AL Division Series get the day off, putting the NL alone on the national stage as the Cubs face the Cardinals at 5:37 p.m. EDT and the Mets get the Dodgers at 9:07 p.m. Continue reading