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Oct 17
2018

Police: Man steals Torah Scroll valued at $30,000 from Jewish Hospital

By Syndicated From External Source on October 17, 2018 A man is accused of stealing a Torah scroll on Sunday from Jewish Hospital. According to an arrest slip, David Macon, 27, accessed an unauthorized portion of the hospital and stole a Torah scroll, which is valued around $30,000. Advertisement Officials said Jewish security stopped a […]

Oct 17
2018

Crimea attack: College assault kills 17

Image copyright PA At least 17 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in an attack at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea. Officials initially said an “unidentified explosive device” detonated, but now say all the victims died of gunshot wounds at the technical college in Kerch. Russian investigators said an 18-year-old student blamed for […]

Oct 17
2018

McCracken-Flesher Awarded UW Seibold Professorship

October 17, 2018 Caroline McCracken-Flesher Caroline McCracken-Flesher believes professors research and teach at the interface between what is known and what can become known; between what they do and what can be accomplished. The University of Wyoming Department of English professor now gets the opportunity to advance both after recently being awarded the College of […]

Oct 16
2018

USA Gymnastics loses 2nd president in 2 months

The revolving door of USA Gymnastics’ top leadership keeps spinning as the organization struggles to recover from the Larry Nassar scandal. Less than a week after taking over USA Gymnastics, former U.S. Rep. Mary Bono has resigned as interim president. Advertisement Bono took the helm just a month after embattled president and CEO Kerry Perry […]

Oct 16
2018

Jamal Khashoggi: Pressure grows on Saudis as US envoy meets king

Image copyright EPAImage caption Mr Pompeo thanked the king for his “commitment” to an investigation Pressure is growing on Saudi Arabia to explain the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met King Salman in Riyadh. Mr Khashoggi was last seen at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago. […]

Oct 16
2018

UW’s Fisher Innovation Launchpad Announces 10 Finalists

October 16, 2018 Ten innovative businesses created by UW graduate students are finalists that will compete for $125,000 in seed funding to grow their businesses during the Fisher Innovation Launchpad. Teams will make their presentations Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. (Logo courtesy of WTBC) Ten innovative businesses formed […]

Oct 16
2018

Kanye West meets Uganda’s president, wants to transform country’s tourism with next ‘Jurassic Park’

KAMPALA, Uganda — Kanye West met with Uganda’s president during a visit to the East African nation and gave the 74-year-old leader a pair of signed white Yeezy sneakers. President Yoweri Museveni says he and the American rapper held “fruitful discussions” about promoting tourism and the arts. Advertisement West also told the president he wanted […]

Oct 15
2018

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey ‘to search Saudi consulate’ in Istanbul

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist’s disappearance Turkish officials investigating the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi will search Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul later on Monday, according to reports. Turkish officials believe Mr Khashoggi was murdered in the consulate by Saudi agents nearly two […]

Oct 15
2018

Public hearing for Top Golf on Monday

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The battle over bringing Top Golf to Louisville could come to an end on Monday. The proposed site is the old Sears building at Oxmoor Center, and some neighbors are upset. Advertisement Both sides will have a chance to present their cases to the Louisville Metro Planning Commission Monday night. Some residents […]

Oct 15
2018

UW Men Close out Fall Season Atop Regional Rodeo Leader Board

October 15, 2018 Caden Camp A wire-to-wire lead throughout the fall season has given the University of Wyoming men’s rodeo team the top regional spot going into the spring season. Another steady effort last weekend, the fifth straight for the Cowboys this fall, enabled the UW men to finish in first place in the Central […]

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