Gin Wigmore

Search for Johannesburg worshippers swept by flood; 14 dead

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The death toll from the tragic flash flood that swept away members of a church congregation along the Jukskei River in Johannesburg has risen from nine to 14, officials have confirmed. Rescue teams on Monday resumed search operations for at least three people still missing. Twelve...
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Raheem Sterling: Police probe break-in at England star's home

Police investigating a break-in at the home of England star Raheem Sterling have confirmed items including jewellery and watches were stolen. The player left the England World Cup squad in Qatar after intruders broke into his home in Oxshott, Surrey, on Saturday. Surrey Police said no-one was at home at...
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Motley Fool

Is $10,000 the Bottom for Bitcoin?

Emerging markets guru Mark Mobius has put out a $10,000 price target for Bitcoin, suggesting it could fall 40% in 2023. Taking a big-picture view, the crypto asset class now looks a lot like the emerging markets asset class did when Mobius first started investing back in the 1980s. Bitcoin...
PV Tech

Plenitude expands portfolio in Italy and Spain with acquisition of PLT

Plenitude, the renewables subsidiary of oil company Eni, has announced the acquisition of fellow Italian renewable energy company PLT and its assets. The deal will see Plenitude expand its presence and portfolio in Italy and Spain. PLT owns 400MW of wind and solar capacity in Italy, and 1.2GW worth of projects under development in Spain, with 60% in an advanced development stage. The company will also transfer its 90,000 Italian retail customers to Plenitude.

Jaguars dominated in every phase in Detroit

Jacksonville, Fl — The Lions never punted in a 40-14 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars in Detroit on Sunday. Trevor Lawrence threw for 179 yards and a touchdown in the loss. He also left the game briefly due to a leg injury late in the first half. He returned after halftime and appeared to be OK.

World's First 600Hz Gaming Laptop Display Revealed in China

Chinese manufacturer BOE unveils a 600Hz panel at the World Display Industry Conference. Gaming laptops sporting a 600Hz display became an option last week thanks to Chinese manufacturer BOE. Dell may be offering a 480Hz refresh rate on some Alienware laptops, and Asus has teased a 500Hz display, but BOE...

‘Sesame Street’ legend Bob McGrath dies at 90

McGrath was a founding cast member of "Sesame Street" when the show premiered in 1969, playing a friendly neighbor Bob Johnson. He made his final appearance on the show in 2017, marking an almost five-decade-long figure in the “Sesame Street” world.

OBITUARY: Sharon Phillips Sloan

Sharon Phillips Sloan, age 86 of Murfreesboro died Friday, December 2, 2022, at Stones River Manor after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was born April 1, 1936, in Spencer County, Indiana to Curtis Phillips and Catherine Oldham Phillips. In 1946 the family moved to Brentwood. In 1951...

Katie Gregson-MacLeod Shares ‘songs written for piano’

Scottish songwriter Katie Gregson-MacLeod has shared her new project ‘songs written for piano’. It’s been an incredible year for the Inverness riser, whose song ‘complex’ made such a deep impression. Racing across TikTok, it became a bona fide chart hit in demo form, bowling over all who came across its path.

Suspects in Lowell Kidnapping Incident to Appear in Court

Two people charged with kidnapping a man who later died are expected in court Monday in Lowell, Massachusetts. The pair could face additional charges, though, as the case continues to unfold. Roommates Michael Burke and Samantha Perry, both 38 years old, have been charged with kidnapping for allegedly restraining and...

Deloris Duplechain, 89

Deloris Duplechain, age 89, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 3, 2022. Graveside service will be Friday, December 9, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Fairview Cemetery located at Texas Loop 438, Winters, TX 79567 under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home in Early. She was born on Friday, October 13,...

City Loses Second First Responder in Days

The city of Kennett is mourning yet another loss. Captain Robert Moore, who was both firefighter and police officer, died Sunday. He’s served the citizens of Kennett since 1992. Funeral arrangements for Captain Moore are pending, with Powell Funeral and Cremation Services in charge of the arrangements. Today, Lt....

How Walker and Warnock Pivoted in the Run-Off

One could write a thorough history of American politics from 2020 to 2022 through the prism of Georgia. It’s only appropriate then—with Tuesday’s Senate runoff—that the state gets to write the final chapter. The end of the 2022 midterms has come to this: A contest between...
New England News Press

How are the Celtics this good after such a rough start to the season?

At the start of the 2022-23 NBA season, the Boston Celtics found themselves reeling from the yearlong suspension of their head coach Ime Udoka, waiting for their starting center Robert Williams III to return from arthroscopic surgery, and facing a regular season without newly- signed veteran forward Danilo Gallinari. Fast...
Rock Hill Herald

Do the Charlotte Hornets have time to turn their season around? Here’s what they think

When the holiday season picks up steam, it coincides with the quarter pole of the average NBA schedule. That’s where the Charlotte Hornets find themselves after Saturday night’s loss to Milwaukee, heading into their matchup with the LA Clippers on Monday. Specifically, the Hornets have completed 28% of their 2022-23 campaign and will have wrapped up one-third of it in exactly a week.

Nebraska family gives back by donating land to Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation

As Kody Wohlers walked the hill with Scott and Sandra Wendel, he pointed out a compass plant, a wild rose and little bluestem. The vegetation was flourishing on the rich wind-swept land Scott Wendel used to ride every day on horseback as a boy. He once helped care for the 1,000 head of cattle on the family farm in Woodbury County, south of Sioux City, Iowa.