Bill Chappell http://krvs.org en Wham! McIlroy Tees Off, Reaches Green On 436-Yard Hole http://krvs.org/post/wham-mcilroy-tees-reaches-green-436-yard-hole Golfer Rory McIlroy had an outstanding first day at the Scottish Open, finishing with a seven-under-par 64 to break the Royal Aberdeen course record Thursday. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:43:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 51091 at http://krvs.org Wham! McIlroy Tees Off, Reaches Green On 436-Yard Hole HBO And 'Game Of Thrones' Haul In The Most Emmy Nominations http://krvs.org/post/hbo-and-game-thrones-haul-most-emmy-nominations Cable network HBO has received 99 nominations for the 2014 Emmy Awards, running its streak as the network with the most Emmy nods to 14 years. HBO's <em>Game of Thrones</em> got 19 nominations, one ahead of the FX miniseries <em>Fargo</em>.<p>NPR's Neda Ulaby reports for our Newscast unit:<p><blockquote><p>"HBO also got nominated for its movie <em>The Normal Heart</em>, for its drama <em>True Detective</em> and, in a surprise, for its comedy <em>Silicon Valley</em>.<p>"Other winners included Netflix, with 31 nominations. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 51075 at http://krvs.org HBO And 'Game Of Thrones' Haul In The Most Emmy Nominations U.S. Willing To Facilitate Gaza Cease-Fire, White House Says http://krvs.org/post/no-cease-fire-gaza-netanyahu-says-un-calls-calm <em><strong>Update at 6:31 p.m. ET</strong></em><p>The U.S. is prepared to facilitate a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, the White House said Thursday, as Israel continued its campaign of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, and rockets fired by Hamas and other groups kept raining down on Israel.<p>The Israeli airstrikes have hit more than 700 targets in Gaza, killed at least 89 people and wounded more than 600. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:38:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 51074 at http://krvs.org U.S. Willing To Facilitate Gaza Cease-Fire, White House Says Kurdish Leaders Boycott Iraqi Government Meetings http://krvs.org/post/kurdish-leaders-boycott-iraqi-government-meetings A dispute between Iraq's Shiite-led central government and the semi-autonomous Kurdish region is boiling over, as Kurdish ministers withdrew from all Cabinet meetings. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:04:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 51057 at http://krvs.org Kurdish Leaders Boycott Iraqi Government Meetings Hackers In China Reportedly Targeted U.S. Federal Workers http://krvs.org/post/hackers-china-reportedly-targeted-us-federal-workers Chinese hackers successfully accessed U.S. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:26:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 51052 at http://krvs.org