Football rules ratings, but 'Big Bang Theory' energized – wpta21.com

Football rules ratings, but 'Big Bang Theory' energized – wpta21.com

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Big Bang Theory” is picking up ratings steam in the final stretch of its 12-year run. The CBS sitcom was last week’s most-watched entertainment show as total viewership ticked up to a 2018-19 season high of more than 13 million. That’s according to Nielsen figures out Tuesday, and a welcome […]

‘Turkey to control proposed safe zone in northern Syria’ – Middle East Monitor

‘Turkey to control proposed safe zone in northern Syria’ – Middle East Monitor

A proposed safe zone in northern Syria along Turkish border will be under Ankara’s control, the country’s presidential aide said on Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reports. Speaking to the reporters following a Cabinet meeting in Ankara, Ibrahim Kalin said, “Fight against terrorism and terror groups targeting Turkey will continue in every area.” On Monday Turkish President Recep […]

China expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' with Trudeau as countries spar – The Guardian

China expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' with Trudeau as countries spar – The Guardian

China has expressed “strong dissatisfaction” with Justin Trudeau after he criticised the death sentence passed on a Canadian man convicted of drug trafficking, as the two countries continued to spar over detained citizens. The Canadian prime minister should “respect the rule of law, respect China’s judicial sovereignty, correct mistakes and stop making irresponsible remarks”, foreign […]

Europe: The Week Ahead (January 14 -18) – Seeking Alpha

Europe: The Week Ahead (January 14 -18) – Seeking Alpha

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the European region in the week beginning January 14. Note: This material was originally published on IBKR Traders’ Insight on January 11, 2019. The analysis in this material is provided for information only and is not and should not […]

Kevin Mallory: The churchgoing patriot who spied for China

Kevin Mallory: The churchgoing patriot who spied for China

Image copyright Police handout US officials say China is trying to influence US policymakers, steal secrets and spy on the US government. But how? The story of Kevin Mallory, a man who seemed to lead a typical suburban life in Virginia, provides the answer. FBI agents pointed their weapons at Jeremiah Mallory, a teenager standing […]

Snap Finance Chief Stone Quits After 8 Months; Shares Drop – Yahoo Finance

Snap Finance Chief Stone Quits After 8 Months; Shares Drop – Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) — Snap Inc. Chief Financial Officer Tim Stone is resigning eight months after joining the social-media company, sending shares tumbling in extended trading. Stone’s departure isn’t related to any disagreement on the company’s accounting, strategy, financial or other practices, the Snapchat parent said Tuesday in a filing. He’ll remain in the role until a […]

1st Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua Is Actually Not That Special – Space.com

1st Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua Is Actually Not That Special – Space.com

SEATTLE — A cigar-shaped space rock named ‘Oumuamua caused quite a stir when it became the first interstellar visitor discovered in our solar system. Is it an asteroid, a comet or an alien spacecraft? While astronomers continue to work on answering these big questions, one thing has become certain: ‘Oumuamua probably isn’t that special. […]