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Caught Napping, Print Newspapers Are Running To Congress For A Bailout

Caught Napping, Print Newspapers Are Running To Congress For A Bailout

News July 12, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

NEWS FLASH: Newspapers are under siege! A new communications barbarian is at the gate; reaching a wider, different audience and draining advertising revenue! How can newspapers survive?

Actually, this isn’t a new story about the encroachment of Internet outlets on …

Witnesses describe scene of military plane crash: ‘One of the worst fires you can imagine’

Witnesses describe scene of military plane crash: ‘One of the worst fires you can imagine’

News July 11, 2017 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

At least 16 people were killed on Monday after a military plane crashed into a soybean field in Mississippi’s Delta region, authorities said.

The plane, a Marine Corps KC-130 aircraft, crashed Monday at around 4 p.m. in Leflore County, Mississippi …

5 movies open Feb. 17: Here’s how they rate

5 movies open Feb. 17: Here’s how they rate

News July 11, 2017 at 11:15 am 0 comments

“The Red Turtle” received an Oscar nomination for best animated feature.

Oscar nominee “The Red Turtle” lands in Seattle, along with four other movies. Here’s what our reviewers thought of them.

★★★½ “The Red Turtle” (PG): Not a single intelligible …

Mississippi: at least 16 dead in military plane crash

Mississippi: at least 16 dead in military plane crash

News July 11, 2017 at 8:22 am 0 comments

A US military plane crashed into a field in rural Mississippi on Monday, killing at least 16 people aboard and spreading debris for miles, officials said.

Leflore county emergency management agency director Frank Randle told reporters at a late briefing …

Almost half of fires reported in B.C. this year caused by humans: province

Almost half of fires reported in B.C. this year caused by humans: province

News July 11, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

Paul Black walks his dog along the North Thompson River as smoke from wildfires fills the air in Kamloops on Monday. (DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

As British Columbia struggles to contain hundreds of wildfires that have prompted a provincial state …

Army veteran accused of killing wife, New York trooper at upstate home ordered held without bail

Army veteran accused of killing wife, New York trooper at upstate home ordered held without bail

News July 11, 2017 at 2:32 am 0 comments

An Army combat veteran was ordered held without bail on Monday — a day after police say he fatally shot his wife and a state trooper in upstate New York.

Trooper Joel Davis, a married father of three, was responding …

Anthony Roth Costanzo Exists to Transform Opera

Anthony Roth Costanzo Exists to Transform Opera

News July 10, 2017 at 11:11 pm 0 comments

CHARLESTON, S.C. — It was 10 a.m., less than 12 hours after the final performance of the Vivaldi rarity “Farnace” at the Spoleto Festival USA here, and Anthony Roth Costanzo’s facial hair was already a thing of the past.

The …

Last chance to sign up for a free Startup Alley exhibit spot at Disrupt SF

Last chance to sign up for a free Startup Alley exhibit spot at Disrupt SF

Tech July 10, 2017 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

Startup Alley is one of the bedrocks of TechCrunch’s Disrupt events, and this year at Disrupt SF (September 18-20) we are adding a new twist that means 30 sharp startups will get to exhibit and demo for free.

Here’s how …

After Scalise Shooting, a Twist: Lawmakers Want to Loosen Gun Laws

After Scalise Shooting, a Twist: Lawmakers Want to Loosen Gun Laws

News July 10, 2017 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

WASHINGTON — After the nation’s worst mass shootings, in Newtown, Conn.; Aurora, Colo.; Orlando, Fla.; and Columbine High School in Colorado, gun control advocates rose to demand more rigorous laws: stricter background checks, limits on magazine capacities, bans on assault …

North Korea says Malaysia can’t be trusted to investigate the killing of leader’s half brother

North Korea says Malaysia can’t be trusted to investigate the killing of leader’s half brother

News July 10, 2017 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

Soldiers and police stand guard at the Kuala Lumpur airport on Feb. 20, 2017.

North Korea said Monday that Malaysia cannot be trusted to carry out the investigation into last week’s killing of leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother, as …