Archive for May 19th, 2014

Mix of factors eyed in massive Calif. fish die-off

May 19, 2014
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MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (AP) — Marine biologists worked Monday to determine whether a recent Southern California heat wave, lack of oxygen in the water or other factors might have caused the death of thousands of fish along the coastal waters of Marina del Rey.
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American tries to save wife from hanging in Sudan

May 19, 2014
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A Sudanese immigrant living in New Hampshire has returned to Sudan to try to save his wife, who is eight months pregnant and facing the death penalty there for marrying a Christian.
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Wall Street rises; Internet, biotech names lift Nasdaq

May 19, 2014
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with a rally in high-growth names among Internet and biotech shares giving the Nasdaq a gain of almost 1 percent.
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AT&T to buy DirecTV in $48.5B deal

May 19, 2014
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By Liana B. Baker, Soyoung Kim and Marina Lopes
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S. Korea’s president vows to disband coast guard

May 19, 2014
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president announced plans Monday to disband the coast guard and root out corruption and collusion between regulators and shipping companies that furious citizens believe led to a ferry disaster last month that left more than 300 people dead or missing.
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Google said to be in talks to buy streaming-video site Twitch -WSJ

May 19, 2014
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(Reuters) – Google Inc was said to be in talks to acquire video-streaming service Twitch, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Sunday.
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