Sibanye gold miners stuck underground, not in danger

One cable was restored during the day and 272 workers were rescued, but 955 remained trapped by early evening, the company said. Back-up power generators failed to kick in due to a software issue "and we are trying to solve that problem", said Well... More..

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Trump asking for 72 percent cut to clean energy research
by | Friday, February 02, 2018

Trump asking for 72 percent cut to clean energy research

And there is a whole list of specific cuts involved, including staffing cuts which would reduce the number of workers from 680 in the 2017 budget to 450 in 2019. The White House said in a statement: "We don't c...More..

Blackstone acquires majority stake in Thomas Reuters Financial & Risk Business
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Blackstone acquires majority stake in Thomas Reuters Financial & Risk Business

The whole F&R business is valued at about $20 billion, consisting of about $7 billion in equity and $13 billion in debt, they said. Thomson Reuters will receive approximately $17 billion in gross proceeds at ...More..

United States decides against corruption retrial of New Jersey senator Robert Menendez
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

United States decides against corruption retrial of New Jersey senator Robert Menendez

An outraged Menendez attacked prosecutors immediately after his November 16 mistrial . As part of a federal investigation that began in 2013, Menendez was accused of accepting bribes in the form of campaign ...More..

Who Is Brenda Fitzgerald? CDC Director Resigns
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Who Is Brenda Fitzgerald? CDC Director Resigns

HHS released a statement noting the resignation was accepted Wednesday morning. The department of health cited Dr Fitzgerald's "complex financial arrangements" in a statement. Fitzgerald also reportedly pur...More..

Spanish police stops auto with four tonnes of stolen oranges
by | Thursday, February 01, 2018

Spanish police stops auto with four tonnes of stolen oranges

Police in Seville, Spain, caught five people with 4,000 kilos of stolen oranges earlier this week. - Orange you glad you didn't have to help clean up this mess? The care was stuffed with hundreds of oranges...More..

Republican Congresswoman Donates Contribution from Steve Wynn Amid Allegations of Sexual Misconduct
by | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Republican Congresswoman Donates Contribution from Steve Wynn Amid Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

Mr Wynn, 76, had faced growing calls to step aside in the wake of a detailed investigative report in The Wall Street Journal last Friday that said he frequently demanded naked massages from female employe...More..

PBT Podcast: Breaking down Blake Griffin to Detroit trade
by | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

PBT Podcast: Breaking down Blake Griffin to Detroit trade

By dealing Griffin, the five-time All-Star averaging 22.6 points this season, the Clippers have set the wheels in motion for a rebuild, after trading their other star, Chris Paul, to the Houston Rockets in th...More..

Flawless storm brewing for Kirk Cousins
by | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Flawless storm brewing for Kirk Cousins

With Smith in the fold, after the deal becomes official Wednesday, the Redskins are expected to let Kirk Cousins walk , making him the most intriguing free-agent quarterback on the market. Washington applied...More..

Donald Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open
by | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Donald Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

A White House statement on the executive order stated that it "affirms that the United States maintains the option to detain additional enemy combatants at [Guantanamo] when necessary". The executive order auth...More..

North Korea slams US as 'gross violator of human rights'
by | Wednesday, January 31, 2018

North Korea slams US as 'gross violator of human rights'

In an interview with the BBC on Monday, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said that his agency was concerned that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may be mere months away from having full nuclear capabilities, able to la...More..

Republicans vs. feds: The continuing anti-FBI smear campaign
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Republicans vs. feds: The continuing anti-FBI smear campaign

A top congressional intelligence source informed Fox News on Wednesday that it is really foolish that they would attempt to hinder us from publicizing the memo. It's naturally become a partisan flashpoint, with...More..

Tackling child and maternal malnutrition still a massive challenge — Economic Survey
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Tackling child and maternal malnutrition still a massive challenge — Economic Survey

The Goods and Services Tax (GST ) implementation has increased indirect taxpayer base by more than 50 per cent with 34 lakh businesses coming into the tax net, the Economic Survey said today. "The Survey h...More..

Weak Demand Causes Apple to Slash iPhone X Production 50%
by | Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Weak Demand Causes Apple to Slash iPhone X Production 50%

When Apple took the wraps off the iPhone X , it revealed that it was a commemorative smartphone that was created to test the waters for future iPhone models, so this year's variants could be branded the iPho...More..

NZDF spots dinghy in search for missing ferry
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

NZDF spots dinghy in search for missing ferry

The survivors had scrambled onto the small wooden dinghy after the ferry they were aboard sank, according to authorities. The Rescue Coordination Centre of New Zealand (RCCNZ) says a fishing vessel has been...More..

MBC founder released by Saudi authorities from Ritz Carlton
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

MBC founder released by Saudi authorities from Ritz Carlton

Observers said the campaign was actually meant to consolidate bin Salman's power and silence his critics. Saudi Arabia's stock exchange Tadawul as a whole opened lower on Sunday, but rose the day 0.22 per c...More..

Yemen Clashes Kill 10, Wound More as Separatists Seize Government Buildings
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Yemen Clashes Kill 10, Wound More as Separatists Seize Government Buildings

UAE is part of the Saudi-led coalition which came to support President Hadi against Ansar Allah [Houthi] group. In response, the armed forces of the STC deployed on the streets and tried to protect the protes...More..

Kabul: Coordinated attack on military academy
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Kabul: Coordinated attack on military academy

Local news agency TOLOnews confirmed, citing official sources, that an attack is ongoing at Marshal Fahim Military University in Kabul and RPGs are being used. In October, a Taleban suicide bomber killed 15 A...More..

Man sucked into MRI machine dies, 3 held
by | Monday, January 29, 2018

Man sucked into MRI machine dies, 3 held

His body was swollen and bleeding heavily when he was pulled away by relatives and the ward boys. The horrific incident happened last night at a hospital in central Mumbai , India, when the victim - named as...More..

At least 17 dead in vehicle bomb at checkpoint in Kabul
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

At least 17 dead in vehicle bomb at checkpoint in Kabul

The head of the United Nations mission in Afghanistan said the attack was "nothing short of an atrocity" that targeted a civilian area. He was on his way to the Interior Ministry to file paperwork with the ...More..

Trump will be 'best salesperson' for USA economy at Davos
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Trump will be 'best salesperson' for USA economy at Davos

The US President sought to kill off suggestions of a rift with Mrs May sparked by her rebuke over his retweet of videos posted by a United Kingdom far-right group and the cancelled embassy visit. Modi, the firs...More..

China extends its New Silk Road to the Arctic
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

China extends its New Silk Road to the Arctic

The white paper also revealed that China is seeking development of gas, oil, mineral resources and other non-fossil energies in the region. The U.S. The document published this Friday, called " China's Polic...More..

Brazil judge seizes ex-President Lula's passport
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Brazil judge seizes ex-President Lula's passport

His chances of running went down sharply on Wednesday when an appellate court upheld a graft conviction against him and even increased the sentence to more than 12 years. He maintains his innocence and has vo...More..

Closing arguments in former Rider Joe McKnight murder trial are underway
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Closing arguments in former Rider Joe McKnight murder trial are underway

Prosecutors told jurors Friday the evidence shows Gasser angrily pursued McKnight and shot him from inside his own auto. A defense lawyer said McKnight was the aggressor throughout and Gasser fired in self-de...More..

Authorities believe they have found body of missing NC child
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

Authorities believe they have found body of missing NC child

Charlotte Fire officials say they had 24-hour operations as crews scoured the area in a massive search for the boy. An AMBER Alert was issued for Raul Johnson Wednesday night after he went missing. "This is t...More..

President of Kyrgyzstan condoles with South Korea over deadly Miryang hospital fire
by | Sunday, January 28, 2018

President of Kyrgyzstan condoles with South Korea over deadly Miryang hospital fire

The fire started on Friday morning at around 7:30am local time in the emergency room on the first floor of Sejong Hospital, Miryang, some 400km from the capital Seoul. At least seven people were critically inju...More..

Keita Bates-Diop questionable for Thursday's game vs. Penn State
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Keita Bates-Diop questionable for Thursday's game vs. Penn State

Penn State had more second-chance points with 6, compared to Ohio State's 4. Five players are averaging at least 10.4 points per game for Penn State , they are Tony Carr (18.9), Lamar Stevens (15.6), ...More..

Paris zoo evacuated after baboons escape enclosure
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Paris zoo evacuated after baboons escape enclosure

A congress of roughly 50 baboons reportedly escaped their enclosure Friday morning in the Paris Zoological Park in France, triggering an armed police response. "They mustn't get out of the park", the officer ...More..

Sunny And Pleasant Today, Rain By Saturday
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Sunny And Pleasant Today, Rain By Saturday

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Warm temperatures and southwest winds gusting to 36 miles per hour this afternoon have resulted in the slightly elevated fire danger, the weather service said. Sunday: Par...More..

Russian Federation hails UN's decision on de Mistura's participation in Sochi Congress
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Russian Federation hails UN's decision on de Mistura's participation in Sochi Congress

The UN special envoy for Syria , Staffan de Mistura , is holding separate meetings with delegates from each side, who at odds over how to treat President Assad. Ahead of an SNC press conference on Saturday mo...More..