After nearly 11 months in orbit, the astronaut holding the record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman can't wait to dig into some salsa and chips, and swim and surf in the Gulf of Mexico
The New York Times is out with more leaked details from John Bolton's upcoming memoir , and the latest involve his concerns about President Trump's dealings with the leaders of China and Turkey. What's more, Bolton alleges that Attorney General William Barr seemed to share those concerns. Bolton writes that he...
(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes were on track to recover on Tuesday after the S&P 500 suffered its worst day in nearly four months in the previous session on fears that a coronavirus outbreak could hit global economic growth. Markets across the world stabilized as the head of the World Health Organisation said he was confident in China’s ability to contain the virus outbreak that has killed 106 people, prompted businesses to close operations and curbed travel.
U.S. home prices rose at a faster pace in November than the previous month as lower mortgage rates and a sharp drop in available properties have pushed would-be buyers to bid up home values
Nicki Minaj's Brother Sentenced to 25 Years to Life in Prison On Jan. 27, Jelani Maraj was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison following a 2017 child rape conviction. According to 'New York Daily News,' Maraj was accused of molesting his former step daughter — who was only 11 years old at the time of the alleged attacks — in 2015. He was found guilty of predatory sexual assault against a child and endangering the welfare of a child in November 2017. Maraj's defense team argued that his former wife filed the charges against him as a means of extorting $25 million from his famous sister.
Getty/TPN Roger Federer says he was "lucky" to beat Tennys Sandgren in the Australian Open quarterfinals, and that he should already be "skiing in Switzerland." The Swiss player saved seven match points to beat the American 6-3, 2-6, 2-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-3 at the Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday. "Got to get lucky some times, I tell you that," Federer said after. "I don't deserve this one.
Raise your hand if you read through all the fine print of Uber's "terms and conditions" when downloading the app. Somewhere in there is a clause stipulating that you won't sue and must instead settle any dispute through binding arbitration, notes the Philadelphia Inquirer . But a Philly judge has just...
AccuWeather's Bill Wadell broadcasts from the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, where experts say many states are at the highest flu levels they've seen in a decade.
CDC Says US Suicide Rate Climbed 40 Percent From 2000 to 2017 Data was used from the 2016 National Violent Death Reporting system. The rate is especially noticeable for those who work blue-collar jobs. Per 100,000 people, the study says construction workers register a rate of 49.4. That is nearly double the total rate for males, which is 27.4. The highest is 54.2, which the study notes is among those in mining, oil and gas fields. The CDC adds that suicide was responsible for the deaths of almost 38,000 in 2017. The age range was from 16 to 64 years old. That would put the 2017 rate at 18 per 100,000 people, an increase from 12.9 in 2000. Study authors, via discussion note
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has announced a plan to prevent, contain and treat infectious diseases as a new viral illness spreads in China
Myon Burrell has served more than 17 years for the shooting of an 11-year-old girl _ a case originally prosecuted by presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar. But an Associated Press investigation uncovered myriad inconsistencies in the case. (Jan. 28)
Much of the second day of President Trump's impeachment defense focused not on the president's actions, but on the previous administration. In what Politico calls "an alternate-reality impeachment of his political rivals," Trump lawyers Pam Bondi and Eric Herschmann argued that former President Obama and Joe Biden should be the...
On the heels of US prosecutors' Monday revelation that Prince Andrew has "provided zero cooperation" in their Jeffrey Epstein investigation despite repeated requests to his lawyers, lawyers for Epstein's accusers are speaking out. Lisa Bloom, who represents five of them, told the BBC , "I'm glad that [prosecutor] Geoffrey Berman has...
Jeffrey Star recruited YouTubers Kate Albrecht and Joey Zehr to transform his mansion’s spa. According to Business Insider, the couple is known as the home-renovating duo Mr. Kate. Star told the YouTubers he wants to make his spa more opulent to match his $14.6 million home. While Star’s video don’t show the renovations, Albrecht and Zehr explain their plans. They plan to install a waterfall, a giant Pomeranian statue, crystal chandeliers and sparkling wallpaper.
Immigration experts say Britain should lower the salary threshold for immigrants as part of new rules brought in after the U.K. leaves the European Union later this week
Lizzo Says Her Priorities Have 'Shifted' After Kobe Bryant's Death She paid tribute to the NBA legend during the Grammy Awards, where she won three awards, including best pop solo performance, best urban contemporary album and best traditional R&B performance. Lizzo, at the Grammys Lizzo subsequently urged her fellow artists to make "music that moves people again, that liberates people". During the awards show, Alicia Keys also paid tribute to a number of the high-profile female stars who attended the award show.
The U.S. warned citizens not to travel to China due to the death toll from the coronavirus passing 100. According to Reuters, not only are tens of millions stranded but global markets are hurting. Global stocks fell, oil prices hit three-month lows and China’s yuan dipped to its lowest level in 2020. The People’s Daily said the total number of cases in China rose to 4,193. President Donald Trump offered China whatever help it needed during this outbreak.
Kobe Bryant's three surviving children have lost their father—but insiders say the basketball superstar tried to make sure they would never be orphaned. Sources tell People that Bryant, who frequently used helicopters to get around, would not fly in one with wife Vanessa. "He and Vanessa had a deal...
John R. Bolton’s Book Confirms Connection Between Ukraine Aid and Trump’s Inquiries A manuscript of John R. Bolton’s unpublished book, ‘The Room Where It Happened,’ has circulated in recent weeks, providing an inside look at Donald Trump’s communications with the Ukraine. According to the book’s account, Trump told Bolton, former national security advisor, to continue freezing $391 million in aid to the Ukraine. It would be until they complied with his investigations into Democrats, including Joe Biden and his son. This directly conflicts with the claims of Trump’s impeachment defense, who said the aid holdup was separate from the requested Ukraine investigations. Trump has since denied the validity of Bolton’s book, saying the claims were “only to sell a book.” Donald Trump, via Twitter Although the White House has ordered key officials like Bolton not to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry, Bolton has said in a statement that he would testify in the Senate if subpoenaed.