Daily Postcard: Snow Storm Hovers Over Los Alamos

first_imgDaily Postcard: View around noon Thursday on the way to Albuquerque showing a monster snow storm hovering over Los Alamos. Photo by Ken Hansonlast_img

Haitian President meets delegation from US Congress

first_imgThe delegation of US Congressman was led by Representative Jeff Duncan of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee. Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise met with a delegation of US Congressmen on Sunday to discuss issues related to the overall situation in the French speaking Caribbean nation. The pollical situation in Venezuela, and Haitian-American relations were also reviewed during these exchanges. Led by Congressman Jeff Duncan The meeting, held at the National Palace. Matters related to the mobilization of the new armed forces in Haiti were also discussed. Moise placed emphasis on the importance of the country being equipped with specialized military corps to be involved in the development process of the country. At the end of the talks, the US Congress delegation pledged to work to improve and strengthen relations between the Haiti and the United States. Mobilization of new armed forces last_img read more

Matsuyama gets off to abysmal start in PGA playoffs

first_imgOLD WESTBURY, NEW YORK – PGA Tour points leader Hideki Matsuyama struggled to a 4-over-par 74 in Thursday’s first round of the Northern Trust, leaving him in a tie for 102nd place.The Japanese golf star, who cut short his practice for the first of four PGA Tour playoff tournaments due to a sore hip, carded four bogeys but no birdies on the par 70 Glen Oaks Club course. He finished 10 strokes back of the leader, American Russell Henley. Hideki Matsuyama, PGA Tour Hideki Matsuyama tees off on the 11th hole during the first round of The Northern Trust tournament on Thursday in Old Westbury, New York. | USA TODAY / VIA REUTERS “There was not a single good thing about this,” said Matsuyama, who entered the tournament with 2,869 points in the FedExCup standings, a 180-point lead.First place at the Northern Trust and the following two events, the Dell Technologies Championship and the BMW Championship, will be worth 2,000 points, with 1,200 going to the runner-up and 760 to third place.Matsuyama’s points total is testimony to his consistent play this season. Having missed only one cut in his 18 tournaments, February’s Genesis Open, Matsuyama’s lack of precision Thursday was a shock. His tee shots found the fairway just seven times, and he needed 33 putts to put the round out of its misery.“Overall, nothing came together,” he said. “I have no idea why.”The top 125 players in the standings are eligible to play here, although the field will be narrowed to 100 in the next playoff event and 70 in the third. KEYWORDScenter_img GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES RELATED PHOTOS IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5last_img read more