World Media


Quick hits: Broncos avoid disaster, defeating the Steelers late Sunday
- January 24, 2016

Pittsburgh, playing without star receiver Antonio Brown and with banged-up quarterback Ben Roethlisberger , moved ahead thanks to some big plays - 201 of their 398 yards of offense came on their five biggest plays. It will be the 17th time that Manning and Brady will square off. Brady leads the series 11-5; they're tied 2-2 in the playoffs. Brady has three touchdown passes in his last three games. (more...)
Moffitt a part of Biden's 'moon shot' to cure cancer
- January 24, 2016

In May, 2015, Biden's son and former Delaware Attorney General Joseph R. "Beau" Biden, died after a long battle with brain cancer . Biden had hinted at the plan when he announced late previous year that he had decided not to run for president. (more...)
'National Review' Tries to Take Down Donald Trump
- January 24, 2016

Speaking to reporters at Saint Anslem College, Cruz also took aim at comments by 1996 GOP nominee Bob Dole . "If it weren't for Sarah Palin, he would not be a senator, just so you understand". Barring some sort of massive Iowa collapse, Trump seems well-positioned to cruise in the Granite State, so the real battle will be for second. "Most campaigns are focusing on those early states right now". (more...)
Sanders leads in New Hampshire, Clinton still more electable
- January 23, 2016

That former allegation is apparently based on the fact that he went on a trip to the Soviet Union to visit a twinned city while mayor of Burlington. In 2008, Clinton lost Iowa not only to eventual president Barack Obama, but also to another Democratic contender, North Carolina senator John Edwards. (more...)
Is this the new 4-inch iPhone?
- January 23, 2016

Considering that one of the goals of the 4-inch iPhone is to expand the use of Apple Pay to emerging countries, the iPhone 5se will feature NFC. Forbes says the 5SE will feature curved glass edges and will be made available in 6S colors: silver, space grey and rose gold. (more...)
French diplomat rules out Russia-backed delegation at Syria talks
- January 23, 2016

Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Thursday in Davos, Switzerland, that the talks could be delayed by "a day or two" while invitations went out but that there would not be a "fundamental delay". This issue played a part in derailing the last round of peace talks in 2014 . And, so I think that basically it's a struggle over who will control the composition of the opposition group, and will it be entirely Takfiri groups who are represented. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy UK Release Date, Price, Features and Specification Rumors Samsung Galaxy UK Release Date, Price, Features and Specification Rumors
- January 23, 2016

Other rumored specs include 5.1-inch 1440 x 2560 display, 64GB storage, a 12MP camera on the rear panel and a 5MP front-facing snapper. However, we can be sure of the fact that this upcoming device will feature Android Marshmallow at launch. (more...)
Taiwan party official says transparent China relations a priority
- January 23, 2016

Taiwan's new government will carefully manage relations with mainland China and it wants Washington to keep encouraging reconciliation, a senior official of the victorious party said Tuesday. She stressed that Taipei will "fulfill its responsibility to promote peace and stability in the region". The consensus refers to the basic concept that both Taiwan and China agree there is only one China, with each side free to interpret what that means. (more...)
Clinton TV ads hammer guns in NH, shy away in Iowa
- January 23, 2016

Karly Sigmund, a 19-year-old freshman from Altoona, Iowa, said she doesn't even listen to Lovato - she just wanted to see Clinton - but she's still leaning toward supporting Sanders. Yet, two days later, the Super PAC founder appeared on Bloomberg's "With All Due Respect" and ultimately admitted that he had been prepared to bring up Bernie Sanders's age. (more...)
North Korea Holding American UVa Student for "Hostile Act"
- January 23, 2016

The North's official Korean Central News Agency said in a short report that the student , whom it identified as Warmbier Otto Frederick, was "arrested while perpetrating a hostile act ", but didn't say when he was detained or explain the nature of the act. (more...)
Pro-Lifers Observe 43rd Anniversary Of Legalized Abortion
- January 23, 2016

The Roe v. Wade case , filed by "Jane Roe ", challenged a Texas statute that made it a crime to perform an abortion unless a woman's life was in danger. Caption + Kathy Ostrowski, lobbyist and legislative director for the anti-abortion group Kansans for Life, criticizes a state Court of Appeals ruling on abortion, Friday, Jan. (more...)
Graham: Choosing Trump or Cruz 'Like Being Shot or Poisoned'
- January 23, 2016

Below, my latest rankings of the six men who have a realistic-to-semi-realistic chance of winning the GOP nomination. Some Republican lawmakers and pollsters view Cruz as more problematic than Trump, since Trump might have more cross-over appeal to independents. (more...)
Apple's Zadesky, head of electric auto project, to leave company Apple's Zadesky, head of electric auto project, to leave company
- January 23, 2016

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal , one of Apple's most respected veterans, Steve Zadesky, is allegedly leaving the company; Zadesky, who had prior experience at Ford, had been overseeing Apple's mysterious vehicle project for the past few years. (more...)
John Krasinski looks very different in this new photo from 13 Hours John Krasinski looks very different in this new photo from 13 Hours
- January 23, 2016

It can be extremely violent at times, but unlike what we expect from Michael Bay, he seems to use some restraint. I for one had trouble telling some of the actors apart- there's the big, muscled, bearded guy with red hair, the other big, muscled bearded guy with red hair, and then at the end (SPOILER ALERT) they're joined by a third big, muscled, bearded guy with red hair, who shows up just in time. (more...)
The Galaxy S7 is probably coming to Canada
- January 23, 2016

Analyst Dawson opines that Samsung will need more than incremental improvements to make up ground in the great smartphone race. These reports have suggested the handset will retail its predecessor's 5.1-inch 2560 x 1440 pixel QHD display while moving to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage as standard. (more...)
One Final Trailer for 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
- January 23, 2016

The Benghazi attack has long dogged Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, with critics saying the deadly incident could have been prevented, and that Clinton lied to the families of the victims when she told them the attack stemmed from a spontaneous protest over an anti-Islam video. (more...)
Runaway cow roped by NY police gets a home in New Jersey Runaway cow roped by NY police gets a home in New Jersey
- January 23, 2016

The brown and white bovine trotted across the road, and past shops and restaurants in a busy neighbourhood in Queens . Stura says he slept in his truck that night and began talking to the employees early Friday, finally convincing the owner to release Freddie , who he loaded into his trailer. (more...)
Virtual reality games doubly popular for devs in 2016, says GDC report Virtual reality games doubly popular for devs in 2016, says GDC report
- January 23, 2016

It's possible there's some overlap there, but even with conservative estimates, that's still a healthy amount of interest. Among the findings: of those working on VR games, 19 percent specified they are developing for Oculus Rift, the highest number devoted to a single platform. (more...)
Provisional results show opposition DPR wins Taiwan vote
- January 23, 2016

Tsai followed up Thursday with a photo of a section of a crowd at an election rally in Taiwan, showing one person holding Taiwan's national flag, another wearing a campaign headband of the minor opposition Taiwan Solidarity Union and holding a campaign flag of the New Power Party , and a third person carrying a campaign flag of Tsai's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). (more...)
Clinton ups attacks on Sanders in final days of campaign
- January 23, 2016

They've long seen New Hampshire as a tougher race, given Sanders' decades of representing a neighboring state, but expect Clinton to be strong in South Carolina, Nevada and the Southern states that vote on March 1. "He's been in the Congress for 25", Clinton said. If New Hampshire is any indication (where Sanders is ahead by nearly 30 points) Clinton should be very anxious about who will be standing on the Philadelphia podium July. (more...)
Flint Residents Were Given 'False Assurances' Water Was Safe, Lawsuits Allege
- January 23, 2016

Responding to Weaver's and Snyder's cry for federal assistance, which Snyder said would help with temporary housing and home repairs, President Barack Obama also issued a state of emergency Saturday. On Friday, Berry and some friends will gather up all the water they collect, and drive it 600 miles to Flint, they say, in a truck donated by the Shoe City chain. (more...)
Why Detroit schools are in such deep trouble Why Detroit schools are in such deep trouble
- January 23, 2016

The mayor had met Tuesday with Detroit's delegation in the Legislature to work out their strategy on trying to improve conditions in the schools, which he says "are only getting worse". In the last eight years the district has been run by four different state appointed emergency managers. "Teachers, parents and students are just fed up with the injustices that are being done to our students", Cass Technical High School English teacher Joel Berger told the Detroit News . (more...)
State Department seeks 1-month extension on Clinton emails State Department seeks 1-month extension on Clinton emails
- January 23, 2016

In the court filing, published by Vice News, Prince explained the State Department discovered last week that some Clinton emails requiring this intelligence review had not been sent to the necessary agencies. They include two that an intelligence community auditor says are "top secret" and others he claims are even more sensitive, containing information from so-called special access programs. (more...)
China's Taiwan office deputy head under investigation
- January 22, 2016

Tsai and her independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) won presidential and parliamentary elections by a landslide on Saturday, prompting concern in Beijing that she may push for the island's formal independence. Lai noted that the statement was neither harsh nor threatening, especially compared with official statements made when former DPP President Chen Shui-bian was elected more than a decade ago. (more...)
Angela Merkel 'disgusted' by Cologne sexual assaults by refugee Angela Merkel 'disgusted' by Cologne sexual assaults by refugee
- January 22, 2016

More women have come forward alleging they were sexually assaulted and robbed during New Year's celebrations in the German city of Cologne , as police faced mounting criticism for their handling of the incident. On Tuesday, hundreds of women demonstrated in front of Cologne's cathedral calling for more respect for women. "In the course of the operation numerous crying and shocked women/girls approached officers and told them of sexual assaults by male migrants/groups". (more...)

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