HUD officer Lynne Patton feel sorry after calling April Ryan 'Miss Piggy'

Ryan - the White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks and a political analyst for CNN - responded on Twitter to an apology phone call said to be placed by HUD Secretary Ben Carson . This is not the first time Ms Ryan has found h... More..

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Local pubs to open on Good Friday following Dáil amendment
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Local pubs to open on Good Friday following Dáil amendment

It is likely to have a big impact in this area, with many local pub workers using Good Friday over the years to head North for staff events. Donall O'Keeffe, Chief Executive of the LVA, said the decision to a...More..

David Walliams defends himself after hosting controversial Presidents Club charity dinner
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

David Walliams defends himself after hosting controversial Presidents Club charity dinner

Each year, for 33 years, The President's Club Charitable Trust has organised a fund-raising dinner at London's exclusive Dorchester Hotel to benefit "worthy children's causes". Sorrell told BBC Radio 4'...More..

Senate Panel to Release Donald Trump Jr. Interviews on Trump Tower Meeting
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Senate Panel to Release Donald Trump Jr. Interviews on Trump Tower Meeting

The pace quickened yet again Wednesday with President Trump's assertion that he would be happy to speak with the Mueller people under oath (subject to his lawyers' advice) perhaps even within the next two o...More..

Asylum seekers will not be subjected to tests to determine sexuality
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Asylum seekers will not be subjected to tests to determine sexuality

He feared persecution in Nigeria for being gay. The Hungarian psychologist used questionable tests to evaluate the Nigerian man and ultimately concluded that the man was not homosexual. Homosexuality is a crime...More..

Target launching same-day delivery
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Target launching same-day delivery

Same-day delivery for Target customers in Florida and Alabama will soon become a reality, the company announced Thursday. "Same-day delivery was at the top of our list when we were thinking about ways to ma...More..

by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Analyst Recommendations Watch: Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM), Infosys Limited (INFY)

UBS maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, September 30 report. NEM has increased sales at a -8.30% CAGR over the past five years, and is considered a low growth stock. Walleye Trading Ltd C...More..

Shootout caught on video at Florida red light
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Shootout caught on video at Florida red light

That's when a gun is pointed out of the Lexus and shots are fired at a gold Toyota. The driver of the gold Toyota scrambles out of his auto as the bullets fly, takes cover alongside a red pickup, and returns ...More..

United Nations agency for Palestinians seeks funds after U.S. cuts
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

United Nations agency for Palestinians seeks funds after U.S. cuts

The U.S., which is the largest donor to UNRWA, withheld a $65 million payment. The leaders of 21 worldwide humanitarian groups have urged the U.S.to reconsider its decision to withhold $65 million from the ...More..

Canada's cannabis production rivals alcohol: StatsCan
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Canada's cannabis production rivals alcohol: StatsCan

It concluded that almost five million Canadians spent money on marijuana a year ago, spending an average of about $1,200 each for a total of $5.7 billion. Almost 94% of cannabis spending in 2017 was for non-med...More..

'Understaffed and overstretched' police struggle to fight back as crime up 14%
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

'Understaffed and overstretched' police struggle to fight back as crime up 14%

Police and Crime Commissioner for South Wales, Alun Michael attributed the rise to the 2014 change in recording methods, but said the force did recognise "there has been a genuine rise in some crime categories...More..

Southern Rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd Kick Off Farewell Tour In West Palm Beach
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Southern Rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd Kick Off Farewell Tour In West Palm Beach

A pre-sale for Citi card holders runs 10 a.m. January 30 to 10 pm. Citi® is the official presale credit card for the Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour . The Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour...More..

United States diplomat quits Rohingya panel, slams Suu Kyi
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

United States diplomat quits Rohingya panel, slams Suu Kyi

Myanmar's explanation stands in stark contrast to Richardson's, who after his three-day visit to the country said he could not in "good conscience" sit on a panel he feared would only "whitewash" the causes of...More..

21 flu more deaths in North Carolina
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

21 flu more deaths in North Carolina

Experts with the Oklahoma State Department of Health say that 417 people had to be hospitalized within the last week due to the flu virus, bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 1,597. The number of ...More..

Why the FBI's 'Missing' Five Months of Texts Is Worse Than Watergate
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Why the FBI's 'Missing' Five Months of Texts Is Worse Than Watergate

The Justice Department is investigating 50,000 text messages exchanged between Strzok and Page during the 2016 presidential election. Speaking Tuesday on Fox New Channel's "Special Report ", Johnson, the c...More..

Pa. legislative leaders take redistricting case to US Supreme Court
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Pa. legislative leaders take redistricting case to US Supreme Court

We called for such a system when Democrats controlled the N.C. General Assembly, while their district maps were being successfully challenged in court. But, it said, "the question of what does and does not cons...More..

Guggenheim offers Trump solid gold toilet instead of Van Gogh
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Guggenheim offers Trump solid gold toilet instead of Van Gogh

However Nancy Spector , chief curator at the Guggenheim - the NY museum which housed the work - was said to have rejected the request and made a counter-offer. Spector, the Guggenheim curator, has been criti...More..

Hundreds of thousands gather for New York City women's march
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Hundreds of thousands gather for New York City women's march

Numerous protesters wore pink knit "pussy hats", which were created for last year's march as a reference to a comment made by Trump about female genitalia. Many of Saturday's speakers highlighted the theme of...More..

Mom Of Gymnast Abused By Nassar Applauds His 175-Year Sentence
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Mom Of Gymnast Abused By Nassar Applauds His 175-Year Sentence

In turn, USA Gymnastics and Michigan State were obligated to take action against Nassar. "Only the defendant would be better off if you were not here". "It seems to me, after this, you can finish writing. Y...More..

Is New England Patriots QB Tom Brady 'One Of Us?'
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Is New England Patriots QB Tom Brady 'One Of Us?'

As for the upcoming Super Bowl, it will be interesting to see if the Eagles retaliate by disallowing any particular New England-based items in their own territories. Detmer was a back-up quarterback for Phila...More..

4.0 quake rattles Southern California Thursday morning
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

4.0 quake rattles Southern California Thursday morning

Disaster Preparedness in Los Angeles and Southern CaliforniaUSGS reported several small aftershocks followed the 4.0-magnitude quake, including a 2.2 at 2:50 a.m. "It felt unusually strong and seemed to want to...More..

Last major challenger to Egypt's President Sisi arrested
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Last major challenger to Egypt's President Sisi arrested

On Tuesday a bid by General Sami Anan was plunged into doubt after the armed forces accused him on state television of "infractions and crimes" that require investigation. Sisi was elected president in 2014, a ...More..

by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Shares in CME Group Inc (CME) Purchased by MHI Funds LLC

Trust Company bought 17,586 shares as the company's stock declined 7.66% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 4,984 shares of the railroads company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $578,0...More..

by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Trump hails 'great relationship' with UK's May

In a big Bloomberg article on Trump's relationship with May, former May strategy director Chris Wilkins says that "Trump turned to May and told her he believed there were parts of London that were effectively...More..

South Korea economy contracts in Q4 on strong base effect, holidays
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

South Korea economy contracts in Q4 on strong base effect, holidays

The economy of South Korea declined unexpectedly in the previous quarter as the country struggled to maintain the auto exports and industrial production's numbers intact. "While the growth of services droppe...More..

Trump campaign ad calls Dems 'complicit' in officers' deaths
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Trump campaign ad calls Dems 'complicit' in officers' deaths

Bracamontes has confessed to killing the deputies in court, the Bee reports that his lawyers have argued that he is not mentally fit to stand trial . The ad doesn't specifically mention the shutdown, but the p...More..

Magical Harry Potter-themed river cruises are coming soon
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Magical Harry Potter-themed river cruises are coming soon

Will you be setting up a trip on the Harry Potter cruise? After a champagne welcome onboard their floating home, the Magna Carta, and the first of several Hogwarts-inspired dinners, guests set off the next ...More..

Judge gives molester 40 to 175 years
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Judge gives molester 40 to 175 years

Add Larry Nassar as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Larry Nassar news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Kyle Stephens, who was the first of almost 100 women to speak on multiple days at Nass...More..

Danny Parkins talks Super Bowl and Bears on Sports Feed
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Danny Parkins talks Super Bowl and Bears on Sports Feed

Yesterday's conference championship games will prove why I make this comment. Belichick's quote on the matter highlights the incredible amount of prep work the Patriots put into a single season. Nobody but hi...More..

Mueller seeks to question Trump in Russian Federation probe
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Mueller seeks to question Trump in Russian Federation probe

In announcing his recusal, Sessions said: "I never had meetings with Russian operatives or Russian intermediaries about the Trump campaign". Robert Mueller was first appointed as Special Counsel for the i...More..

South Carolina Gamecocks vs
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

South Carolina Gamecocks vs

The Gators shot 43% from the field, 26% from deep and 78% from the free throw line. The Gators' struggled defensively late in the game and Florida was unable to close the gap to less than a five-point defic...More..

Oprah on 2020 run:
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Oprah on 2020 run: "I don't have the DNA for it"

The 63-year old media mogul, an actual billionaire, was widely speculated to be considering a run for president after her exceptionally well-received speech at the Golden Globes two weeks ago. Oprah added tha...More..

Act on proposal to remit Rajiv case convicts' life sentence: SC
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Act on proposal to remit Rajiv case convicts' life sentence: SC

Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a woman operative of the separatist Lankan Tamil outfit LTTE, who greeted him at a rally in Sriperumbudur town with a bomb strapped to her chest. The CBI told SC that the conspi...More..

King Abdullah of Jordan: US participation crucial to Israeli-Palestinian peace process
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

King Abdullah of Jordan: US participation crucial to Israeli-Palestinian peace process

While deploring the declaration of the President of the United States on 6 December 2017, PACE underlined that "the status of Jerusalem should be decided by common agreement between the Israelis and the Palesti...More..

Mother, son killed in Meerut; murder caught on CCTV
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Mother, son killed in Meerut; murder caught on CCTV

The police said the assailants first shot Balwinder in his auto as he was leaving home. Balwinder's wife, the only person in the house at the time, said, "I saw them coming and I wanted to get her (Kaur) insi...More..

Mizzou struggles at home, loses to No. 19 Auburn
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Mizzou struggles at home, loses to No. 19 Auburn

McLemore padded his total with six blocks against Missouri, contributing to Auburn's nine-block outing. Missouri has lost three of four and is facing a stretch of two straight SEC road games, beginning Satu...More..

US Attorney General Sessions interviewed in Russian Federation probe
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

US Attorney General Sessions interviewed in Russian Federation probe

Sessions was one of Trump's earliest and most loyal allies, the first senator to endorse him during the presidential campaign and a key national security adviser during the election effort . Mr Sessions was ...More..

Cuomo seemed surprised at aide's financial dealings
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Cuomo seemed surprised at aide's financial dealings

Both Lacewell and Percoco were part of Cuomo's senior staff. Percoco also spoke to Cuomo at the time. That became an issue, she says, when on April 26, 2016, she received a call from Percoco saying that the F...More..

Aung San Suu Kyi rebuked by United States adviser over Rohingya crisis
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Aung San Suu Kyi rebuked by United States adviser over Rohingya crisis

Thursday's statement from Suu Kyi's office said it became evident in discussions on January 22 that Richardson's intent was not to provide advice "but to pursue his own agenda". Mr. Surakiart could not immediat...More..

Guv to launch National Voter's Day programme
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Guv to launch National Voter's Day programme

On the eve of national voters day , the government spread awareness among the voters for the effective participation in the election process. Election Commission of India is the autonomous constitutional bod...More..

German arms exports soared under Merkel's coalition, public records show
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

German arms exports soared under Merkel's coalition, public records show

Social Democratic leader Martin Schulz called it "a key moment in the history of our party". Merkel's comments also come amid continued speculation over Germany, and indeed Merkel's, political future after mo...More..

Undeterred by failed appeal, Brazil's da Silva vows to run
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Undeterred by failed appeal, Brazil's da Silva vows to run

Two of three judges on the case agreed with a lower court's decision past year that Lula had taken millions in bribes from a large construction firm in exchange for it winning government contracts. Meanwhile, o...More..

Alabama Republicans Are Trying to Make Future Senate Special Elections Illegal
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Alabama Republicans Are Trying to Make Future Senate Special Elections Illegal

Bill sponsor, Republican Representative Steve Clouse, says the measure would save the state of Alabama a lot of money. In the wake of the first Democratic U.S. Democrats balked at the bill, saying the reducti...More..

Colin Kaepernick, JJ Watt among five finalists for NFLPA's Community MVP
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Colin Kaepernick, JJ Watt among five finalists for NFLPA's Community MVP

Eagles defensive end Chris Long is among the five finalists for the NFL Players Association's Byron "Whizzer" White Award. Despite not playing during the 2017 season, Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterb...More..

Morocco Launches 2026 World Cup Campaign Bid, Unveils Logo
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Morocco Launches 2026 World Cup Campaign Bid, Unveils Logo

Morocco has picked Vero Communications Ltd, the leading global communications and strategy agency, to promote the North African country's 2026 FIFA World Cup bid. CAF president Ahmad Ahmad has urged the sport's...More..

Trump says will speak to Mueller under oath in Russian Federation probe
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Trump says will speak to Mueller under oath in Russian Federation probe

USA attorney general Jeff Sessions was interviewed last week by Mr Mueller's team andis believed to be the highest-ranking Trump administration official to be questioned. While Bannon did not have any say in ...More..

LA's Booming Solar Installation Business May Suffer Under Trump Tariff
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

LA's Booming Solar Installation Business May Suffer Under Trump Tariff

Electric vehicle maker and solar installer Tesla Inc. said on Tuesday that it does not expect President Donald Trump's solar tariff to have much impact on its high-tech solar manufacturing ambitions, thanks t...More..

Fishermen blockade port of Calais
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Fishermen blockade port of Calais

The English port of Dover was also hit by the action, with P&O and DFDS Seaways suspending scheduled services. "Now no ship movements in the port", P&O Ferries Freight said on Twitter. Fishermen were also block...More..

BBC Look-Ahead: What Kind Of Reception Might President Trump Get At Davos?
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

BBC Look-Ahead: What Kind Of Reception Might President Trump Get At Davos?

Trump has dedicated much of his year-old presidency to trying to erase his predecessor's legacy and curb USA leadership on global trade. "Trump's entire campaign for president was against the globalization a...More..

Number of rough sleepers rises 15% in a year
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Number of rough sleepers rises 15% in a year

Rough sleeping has risen for the seventh consecutive year in England, latest official figures show. According to figures released by Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, there were an esti...More..