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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sumner Redstone, chairman emeritus of Viacom Inc said on Tuesday he has appointed two new trustees to a trust that will determine the direction of the media conglomerate and CBS . The two trustees are executive vice president and general counsel of National Amusements, Redstone's privately held movie theater chain, Tad Jankowski and former media executive and media analyst Jill Krutick, Redstone said in a statement. (Reporting by Malathi Nayak; Editing by Nick Zieminski)
The winter forecast for drought-hit South Africa shows the rapid fading of an El Nino weather pattern that scorched key crops but the overall picture is increasingly uncertain, the national weather service said in its latest monthly forecast. "Current observations still show the fast decay of El Nino ... However, the current forecast is clouded by growing uncertainty," the weather service said in the bulletin, which provides forecasts for the next five months. South Africa's staple maize crop will likely be around 30 percent lower this season because of the drought.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby arrived in court Tuesday for a key hearing on whether prosecutors have enough evidence to put the 78-year-old comedian on trial on charges he drugged and sexually assaulted a woman over a decade ago.