IHeart Radio, owner of Mix 98.9 and others, files bankruptcy

17 Mar, 2018

It's unclear how the bankruptcy filing will impact Nashville-based employees and listeners long-term. Not exactly the best news for iHeart, though Pittman is privately celebrating. Lee Partners. Upcoming: the iHeartCountry Festival featuring Luke Bryan, Keith Urban and Maren Morris (May 5 in Austin, Tex.) and the iHeartRadio Music Festival, usually held in September in Las Vegas.


It was literally raining gold and silver at an airport in Siberia

17 Mar, 2018

According to The Moscow Times , citing local media, the incident took place on Thursday, when an AN-12 airplane belonging to Nimbus Airlines blew off a hatch of the cargo-bay door. Security officials have sealed off the runway. The plane had been en route to the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, which is about 5½ hours away. Stanislav Borodyuk, a Russian spokesman for the Canadian mining company Kinross Gold, which operates the Kupol mine , told the Interfax news agency that the fallen ...


County Health Rankings show mixed results for Rock County

15 Mar, 2018

Ottawa County ranked No. 1 in overall health outcomes by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's county health rankings for 2018. Blue Earth County ranked 54th in the measure. Statewide, the new report says 15 percent of Iowa children live in poverty. For almost a decade, the County Health Rankings , released today, March 14th, have shown that where we live makes a difference in how well and how long we live.


Aadhaar deadline could be extended beyond 31 March, Centre tells SC

09 Mar, 2018

Consequently, the Bench recorded the Centre's submission that students henceforth "need not necessarily" submit Aadhaar as their identity proof to register for NEET 2018, and other documents such as ration card or voter card or passport or driving licence or bank account would suffice.


East Timor signs maritime border deal with Australia

09 Mar, 2018

Australia has signed a significant deal with East Timor for a permanent maritime border in the Timor Sea. It will come into force once it has received parliamentary approval in both countries. East Timor's Deputy Prime Minister Agio Pereira said both nations would now press on with talks about developing Greater Sunrise. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres witnessed the signing of the treaty, which was the first-ever reached under a special conciliation mechanism of the UN Convention on ...


Standing Up to Trump on Steel/Aluminum Tariffs

07 Mar, 2018

Trump spoke shortly after a spokeswoman for House Speaker Ryan said the GOP leader was "extremely worried" about the tariffs setting off a trade war and had urged the White House "to not advance with this plan". While lawmakers focus their public remarks on encouraging Trump to narrow the scope of the tariffs, they are also open to exerting Congress's authority to block them if need be.


Moeen Ali voted man of the match

05 Mar, 2018

However, a typically-adroit Kane Williamson (112*) century took the match to the final over, yet the New Zealand captain could only muster ten of the 15 runs required for victory, meaning his opponents now move to the penultimate match with a chance of sealing the series.


After protests continue, SSC to recommend CBI probe into paper leak

05 Mar, 2018

In Bhopal too, the SSC had to cancel the exam after candidates allegedly found that several questions were already marked with answers. "I have full faith in my government , the culprits whoever they may be, will not be spared as the BJP and Delhi state stand by their demand", he added.


South African Listeria outbreak traced to RTE processed meat

05 Mar, 2018

Motsoaledi urged anyone who has purchased Enterprise or Rainbow Chicken products to throw them away and clean out their fridges to avoid cross-contamination. Food Lover's Market said in a tweet that it will be removing products that may be linked to the listeriosis outbreak from their stores. Motsoaledi highlighted that in January, nine children under the age of five were rushed to Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital due to febrile gastroenteritis, an intestinal infection.


Japanese students select 'futuristic' Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascots

02 Mar, 2018

The Paralympic character has a kind heart, loves nature and can move objects by looking at them. The island-nation is a champion at both creating anime and mascots . Whatever the reason, students rarely get a say in such an influential decision, but organisers say it was a deliberate and important choice. "It's quite innovative, I like the blue-check pattern while the pink one uses cherry blossoms and it shows traditional Japan", said Miyu Kawa, a 12-year-old student at Hoyonomori Gakuen ...


Furious Chris Brunt turns up heat on Alan Pardew

01 Mar, 2018

Rajiv Van La Parra's goal minutes after the restart knocked the stuffing out of a struggling West Brom side, who were further pegged back by Steve Mounie . We can not wait for the whistle for fouls, we have to work and fight. Hegazi was able to keep his side's net clean in the first half but was unable to keep it so for long, as minutes after the second half began Van La Parra reacted brilliantly to Collin Quaner's cross as he fired the ball in to break the deadlock and score the ...


Judges seek more information on planned Alabama execution

26 Feb, 2018

The scheduled execution for Doyle Lee Hamm , however, was delayed as the U.S. Supreme Court considers his request to block the execution. Doyle Lee Hamm , 61, was scheduled to be put to death at 6 p.m. In Florida, Eric Scott Branch was given a lethal injection Thursday evening. Hamm gave police a confession and he was convicted after two accomplices testified against him in exchange for being allowed to plead guilty to lesser offenses, according to court documents.


Anger in home village as girls remain missing after Boko Haram kidnapping

26 Feb, 2018

But locals in the remote town of Dapchi , in Yobe state, said they had been left vulnerable to attack because soldiers had been withdrawn in the last few weeks. "Now the story has changed", said Ali Yari. At that point, some parents broke down in tears, some even collapsed and before you knew it, the atmosphere was chaotic.


Study Shows E-Cigarette Users Might Be Exposing Themselves to Toxic Metals

25 Feb, 2018

Researchers aren't sure how these metals got from the coil to the smoke, but they don't think they could be coming from anywhere else. According to a new study released by Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health, vaping is just as bad for your lungs as it is for your chances of me finding you attractive .


Indian surgeons remove world's 'largest brain tumour'

23 Feb, 2018

Doctors said that the pressure from the mass of flesh on Pal's brain caused him to lose his eyesight and further pressure may have caused complete paralysis and neurological damage. Doctors said he should gradually regain his sight and health. But in a seven-hour operation, surgeons successfully removed a massive tumour along with skull bone which had invaded into the brain.


Drinking alcohol better than exercise for living past 90, study claims

22 Feb, 2018

Every six months, researchers visit the participants and perform neurological and neuropsychological tests on them. The ideal alcohol intake is roughly two glasses of beer or wine a day, which the study found reduces a person's chance of dying prematurely by 18 percent.


Southern Mexico rocked by second natural disaster in four days

21 Feb, 2018

A state of emergency has been declared in 33 municipalities of Mexico's southern Oaxaca state following a massive quake that rocked the region, Mexican Civil Protection Service said. "So far, no damage has been reported", he said on Twitter. On Friday, Mexico escaped major destruction from a magnitude 7.2 natural disaster which shook southern and central parts of the country, though 13 people were killed when a helicopter sent to assess the damage crashed.


New tests show promise for spotting autism sooner

20 Feb, 2018

Currently, there is no test to identify ASD, which the NHS describes as "a range of similar conditions, including Asperger syndrome , that affect a person's social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour". Genetic causes are thought to be responsible for around a third of autism spectrum disorder cases, while the rest are believed to be caused by a combination of environmental factors and genetic mutations and variants.


Oxfam will not bid for more taxpayer money

18 Feb, 2018

Van Hauwermeiren denies the claims, stating that he had "intimate relations" with a woman who was not a sex worker. "I want them to come forward and for justice to be done for them", she told the BBC . As we reported earlier, the scandal has led to calls in the United Kingdom and European Union to cut funding for Oxfam, which gets almost $85 million annually from those sources.


International Criminal Court Investigates Duterte for Crimes against Humanity

12 Feb, 2018

Duterte, who has overseen the bloody anti-drug crackdown since taking power in 2016, acknowledged that a previous Manila government ratified the treaty that established the ICC, but claimed it had not passed into local law because of a technicality.


Met Éireann has released a Yellow weather warning for the entire country

09 Feb, 2018

The warning says that heavy sleet, snow showers and even hail will follow the initial spell of heavy rain and snow which will be heaviest on higher ground. Frost and ice will form widely inland as temperatures fall to between +1 and minus 3 degrees. However, the showers look set to turn back to rain later in the day.


IBB's spokeperson, Afegbua refutes police arrest report

06 Feb, 2018


Eagles' Doug Pederson deserved more than one Coach of the Year vote

06 Feb, 2018


Tom Brady's Patriots Send Off Will Give You Chills

30 Jan, 2018

Brady, the last of several players to speak, praised the fans for their support all season. The Patriots head coach was sporting a dapper fedora as he departed the team's AirKraft after it landed at Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport on Monday afternoon, showing off a fashion sense we usually don't see out of New England's hooded-one.


Yeddyurappa threatens shutdown during Rahul Gandhi's Karnataka visit

27 Jan, 2018

Karnataka is bracing for a shutdown today with farmers and some pro-Kannada groups sticking to their bandh call from 6 am to 6 pm over the Mahadayi river water sharing dispute. In the same vein, he attacked the Congress party for opposing the anti-triple talaq bill and termed it as Congress party's "minority appeasement strategy".



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