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Moderator Jorge Ramos Asks Candidates How They Would Help Struggling Media Companies With $7.5 Billion Of Debt

Moderator Jorge Ramos Asks Candidates How They Would Help Struggling Media Companies With $7.5 Billion Of Debt

HOUSTON—Saying it was time someone finally took a stand for struggling, Spanish-language networks, moderator Jorge Ramos paused the democratic debate Thursday to ask candidates how they would help media companies with $7.5 billion of debt. “No one—not one of you—has told the American people how you would save hardworking broadcast networks who sold themselves out […]

Venezuela’s Maduro says he won’t attend UN annual meeting

Venezuela’s Maduro says he won’t attend UN annual meeting

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says he is skipping the United Nations’ General Assembly meeting later this month in New York. Maduro told a cheering crowd of young socialist party members Thursday that his vice president and foreign minister will go in his place. The meeting comes near the end of a tumultuous […]

Terrified Brits flee Cyprus hotel as windows shatter after massive Army base blast – World News

Terrified Brits flee Cyprus hotel as windows shatter after massive Army base blast – World News

Terrified Brits fled for their lives as a series of explosions rocked an army ammunition depot in Cyprus, reportedly injuring 12 people. Tourists filmed huge fireballs rising from the Turkish military base yesterday, with early reports suggesting the blasts were caused by a blaze at the site. Witnesses described hearing deafening bangs and seeing falling […]

Cancer-fighting pizza, scrotum study win spoof Nobel prizes

Cancer-fighting pizza, scrotum study win spoof Nobel prizes

NEW YORK: A study of whether pizza made and eaten in Italy wards off cancer and an inventor of a diaper-changing machine are among the winners of this year’s spoof Nobel prizes. Scientists who measured children’s saliva and those examining the pleasure of scratching an itch were also honored at the 29th annual Ig Nobel […]

U.S. Defense Agency Delays New Contract With Airport Near Trump’s Scottish Resort: Report

U.S. Defense Agency Delays New Contract With Airport Near Trump’s Scottish Resort: Report

A Defense Department agency is delaying a new long-term contract with the airport near Donald Trump’s Turnberry golf resort in Scotland amid investigations into military personnel lodging at the luxury club, The Scotsman reports. A new multimillion-dollar refueling contract between Glasgow Prestwick Airport and the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency was supposed to go into effect in […]

Democratic debate: Biden, Warren and Sanders spar over healthcare

Democratic debate: Biden, Warren and Sanders spar over healthcare

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Democratic presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders (right), Former US Vice President Joe Biden (centre) and Elizabeth Warren Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden and close rivals Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have feuded over healthcare at the party’s third debate. The debate in Houston, Texas, is the first time the three presidential […]

At least one dead in Rio de Janeiro hospital fire: TV

At least one dead in Rio de Janeiro hospital fire: TV

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – At least one person died in a fire in a hospital in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, Globo News reported. The fire at the Badim Hospital, in the north of Rio, broke out around 6.30 pm local time (2130 GMT), and TV images showed patients evacuated […]

Abandoned Japanese sex hotel urban explorer and features BOXING RING for feisty couples – The Sun

Abandoned Japanese sex hotel urban explorer and features BOXING RING for feisty couples – The Sun

AN urban explorer has uncovered a long abandoned love motel, with bonkers bedrooms boasting spaceship beds, merry-go-rounds and boxing rings.  Dutch explorer Bob Thissen, 33, has explored hundreds of abandoned places, including many love hotels, but this one knocked him for six because of its down-right zaniness.  13 The ‘Action Room’ where couples could have […]

At least one dead in Rio de Janeiro hospital fire

At least one dead in Rio de Janeiro hospital fire

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – At least one person died in a fire in a hospital in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, local media reported. The fire at the Badim Hospital, in the north of Rio, broke out around 6.30 pm local time, and TV images showed patients evacuated out into […]

Charred wreckage of California dive boat raised from ocean floor

Charred wreckage of California dive boat raised from ocean floor

LOS ANGELES: A dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, was raised from the ocean floor on Thursday (Sep 12) as federal safety officials said the crew had no night watchman on duty, as required, when the flames erupted. Television images showed the blackened, burned-out hulk of the 23-metre […]