Missouri Lottery News: Columbia Man, Robert Nichols, Wins $100,000 Scratchers Prize

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 21, 2019 – Robert Nichols of Columbia recently claimed a $100,000 top prize in the Missouri Lottery’s “Cash Craze” Scratchers game.  Nichols purchased his winning ticket from Fast Lane Hinton, located at 520 East Hinton Road in Columbia. Introduced on June 25, 2018, “Cash Craze” is a $5 Scratchers ticket. … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Columbia Man, Robert Nichols, Wins $100,000 Scratchers Prize

CARACAS, Venezuela | Venezuela quells soldiers’ revolt, top court blasts congress

CARACAS, Venezuela—Jan 21, 2019— Venezuela plunged deeper into turmoil on Monday as security forces put down a pre-dawn uprising by national guardsmen that triggered violent street protests and the Supreme Court moved to undercut the opposition-controlled congress’ defiant new leadership. Socialist party chief Diosdado Cabello said 27 guardsmen were arrested and more could be detained … Continue reading CARACAS, Venezuela | Venezuela quells soldiers’ revolt, top court blasts congress

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Bummed out Chiefs head into offseason full of optimism

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Jan 21, 2019— The Kansas City Chiefs came within a heartbeat of returning to the Super Bowl for the first time in 49 years, taking the greatest dynasty in NFL history to overtime in the AFC title game. Instead, they are stuck with more heartache for an entire offseason. Yet with All-Pro … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Bummed out Chiefs head into offseason full of optimism

Business News: Digital Realty Expands Internet Exchange Platform into Chicago, Northern Virginia

Colocation leader now providing internet exchange services in six metro locations nationwide SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Jan. 21, 2019 – Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today the expansion of the Digital Realty Internet Exchange Platform, or “DRIX,” to Digital Realty data centers in Ashburn, … Continue reading Business News: Digital Realty Expands Internet Exchange Platform into Chicago, Northern Virginia

China seems to confirm scientist’s gene-edited babies claim

—Jan 21, 2019— Chinese authorities appear to have confirmed a scientist’s unpublished claim that he helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies and that a second pregnancy is underway, and say he could face consequences for his work. China’s official Xinhua News Agency said Monday that investigators in Guangdong province determined that the scientist, He … Continue reading China seems to confirm scientist’s gene-edited babies claim

Business News: Lockheed Martin, Fincantieri Marinette Marine Awarded Contract To Build Littoral Combat Ship 31

Construction will begin in second half of 2019 WASHINGTON, DC – Jan. 21, 2019 – The U.S. Navy awarded the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) team a fixed-price-incentive-fee contract to build an additional Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). LCS 31 will be built in Marinette, Wisconsin, at FMM, the Midwest’s only naval … Continue reading Business News: Lockheed Martin, Fincantieri Marinette Marine Awarded Contract To Build Littoral Combat Ship 31

WASHINGTON | Trump marks MLK day with memorial visit

WASHINGTON —Jan 21, 2019— President Donald Trump paid a brief visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington on the holiday honoring the civil rights leader. Trump was joined by Vice President Mike Pence on a frigid and windy day. The two laid a wreath at the foot of the memorial, then held … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump marks MLK day with memorial visit

WASHINGTON | Kamala Harris opens presidential bid

WASHINGTON —Jan 21, 2019— Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump‘s nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday.  Vowing to “bring our voices together,” Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-American if she succeeds. Harris, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Kamala Harris opens presidential bid