Tag Archives: Media Relations

Cops: 4 Austin bombings show 'similarities,' work of 'serial bomber'

A “serial bomber” is likely responsible for four explosions in Austin this month, the latest of which injured two people on Sunday night after they crossed a trip wire, possibly made with fishing line, officials disclosed Monday. Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference Monday morning that although the bomb that injured two men on Sunday night ...

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Another explosion injures 2 in Texas capital; cause unclear

AUSTIN, Texas –  Two people were injured in another explosion in Texas’ capital Sunday night, and police weren’t saying if it was caused by a package bomb like the three that detonated earlier this month elsewhere in the city. The latest blast occurred around 8:30 p.m. in a suburban neighborhood known as Travis Country in southwest Austin — far from ...

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Significant moments in Putin's 18 years of power

MOSCOW –  A look at some of the significant dates in Vladimir Putin’s 18 years in power as Russia’s president and prime minister: Dec. 31, 1999 — In a surprise address to the nation, President Boris Yeltsin announces his resignation and makes Putin, the prime minister he appointed four months earlier, the acting president. May 7, 2000 — After winning ...

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Director Terry Gilliam slams #MeToo movement, and calls Trump's presidency ironic

U.S. director Terry Gilliam poses for photographers at the Evening Standard British Film Awards in London, Britain February 7, 2016.  (Reuters) Film director Terry Gilliam has spoken out against the #MeToo movement in a new interview.  On Friday, Gilliam compared the “silly” movement to a Hollywood mob scene. The director told Agence France-Presse in Paris that “mob rule takes over; the ...

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March Madness 2018 schedule and what to know

Can you handle the “insanity”?  March Madness is underway: college athletes are competing in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament in hopes of being crowned national champions. Read on for a look at the schedule from the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and what to expect over the next few weeks. What are some important dates? Dozens of men’s college basketball teams ...

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