Annual open data report reveals progress in accessibility — but some data lags behind

Courtesy of Flickr A progress report on the state of Louisville’s open data projects revealed improvements in Louisville Metro Government’s accessibility to public information, as well as areas where data transparency is lacking. The 2018 Annual Open Data Report detailed a variety of data projects released in 2017 that earned the city high praise from […]

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Prosecutor plans announcement on investigation of Indiana AG

INDIANAPOLIS — A special prosecutor who helped investigate allegations that Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill drunkenly groped a lawmaker and three legislative staffers is planning an announcement on that investigation. Fort Wayne attorney Daniel Sigler has scheduled a Tuesday morning news conference in Indianapolis. Advertisement A Marion County judge appointed Sigler in July to review […]

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Senior student shot and killed outside dorm on University of Utah campus

SALT LAKE CITY — Police are searching for a man they say shot and killed a University of Utah student outside of a dormitory on campus Monday, the Salt Lake Tribune reported. Advertisement The female student’s body was found about 9 p.m. in a car near the medical towers, University of Utah Police Lt. Brian […]

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400 free ticket coupons up for grabs ahead of Mega Millions drawing

Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing is up to a record $1.6 billion. That’s the largest jackpot in history. Lottery officials said that 75 percent of the $302 million combinations will be sold. That means there is a 25 percent chance no one wins, and the prize keeps growing. Advertisement Free ticket coupons will be given out […]

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SoftBank’s Vision Fund says portfolio reached 65 companies so far

RIYADH (Reuters) – SoftBank’s Vision Fund has built up a portfolio of about 65 companies so far, managing partner Saleh Romeih said on Tuesday. The $93-billion Vision Fund has investments in companies including ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] and shared-office space firm WeWork. Romeih reiterated at an investment conference in Riyadh that the Vision […]

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Khashoggi murder ‘planned days in advance” – Turkey’s Erdogan

Image copyright Reuters The killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was planned days in advance, the Turkish president has said in an address to MPs from his ruling party. He said Turkey had strong evidence Khashoggi was killed in a premeditated and “savage” murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October. He also called […]

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SoftBank Chief Is Said to Have Canceled Appearance at Saudi Conference

LONDON — The chief executive of the SoftBank Group, Masayoshi Son, one of Saudi Arabia’s biggest business partners, has canceled his appearance at an investment conference in Riyadh, the latest fallout from the death of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a person briefed on the matter said Tuesday. Word of Mr. Son’s decision not to attend […]

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Costa Rican raft accident turns bachelor party into ‘living nightmare’

(CNN) — It took less than five minutes for a weekend bachelor party in Costa Rica to turn into a tragedy that claimed the lives of four men, including the groom’s brother. Ernesto Sierra, Jorge Caso, Sergio Lorenzo and Andres Denis were killed during a white-water rafting tour on the Naranjo River in Quepos on […]

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South Carolina sheriff’s deputy dies weeks after being critically wounded in mass shooting

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. — A sheriff’s office deputy from South Carolina who was wounded during a mass shooting earlier this month died Monday, according to authorities. Florence County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Farrah Turner was attempting to serve a search warrant Oct. 3 when she was shot, the sheriff’s office said in a statement Monday. Advertisement […]

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WWE wrestler Roman Reigns announces he has leukemia again

Joe Anoa’i, known as Roman Reigns to WWE fans, announced he has been diagnosed with leukemia for the second time. “I’ve been living with leukemia for 11 years, and unfortunately it’s back,” he said in a Monday night episode of WWE’s Raw. Advertisement He relinquished the WWE Universal championship belt he had because he “can’t […]

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