• Sports Minister Dalung Assures Falcons On Entitlements
Sports Minister Dalung Assures Falcons On Entitlements

It is very sad and unsafe to our female football in Nigeria that African Champions- the Falcons are still in dark over their unpaid bonuses and allowances. Yesterday, Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung , told state house correspondents in Abuja that the reason the Super Falcons who recently won the African Women Cup of Nat...

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  • Sofia Vergara reportedly sued by her frozen embryos
Sofia Vergara reportedly sued by her frozen embryos

The freakish lawsuit demands that Loeb, whom Vergara split from in 2014 amid abuse allegations, be given sold custody of the pre-embryos, which he's named " Emma " and " Isabella ". The alleged lawsuit is the latest event in an ongoing battle with her ex-fiancé, Nick Loeb - creator of Loeb's Onion Crunch, Pickle Crunch and others.

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  • USGS: 6.5 magnitude quake in ocean off California coast
USGS: 6.5 magnitude quake in ocean off California coast

A powerful natural disaster hit the Northern California coast Monday morning, measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale. No injuries or damages have been reported so far. Smaller tremors were reported days prior to Thursday's natural disaster. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center of the National Weather Service said on their website that there is ...

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  • Two explosions outside Istanbul's Besiktas stadium kills at least 13
Two explosions outside Istanbul's Besiktas stadium kills at least 13

Broadcaster NTV said 38 people had been wounded but gave no details of any death toll. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. And 10 seconds, or 15 seconds after there was another explosion. Three separate security sources said at least 13 people had been killed but there was no official confirmation of this.

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  • Michigan GOP elector launches website urging vote for Trump
Michigan GOP elector launches website urging vote for Trump

The firm claims that Trump is facing a "growing Electoral College revolt" that hopes to deny him the presidency. MI law mandates its 16 electors to vote according to the results of the state's presidential election, which Trump won by.2 percentage points.

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  • Jill Stein Demands Recount At Trump Tower
Jill Stein Demands Recount At Trump Tower

The fight turns next to Pennsylvania , where Stein's team said Monday they have gone to federal court to try to force a recount - after the Green Party earlier dropped their case in state courts in the face of a required $1 million bond.

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  • Ohio Senate approves House Bill 48, clarifying Ohio's concealed carry laws. @BuckeyeFirearms
Ohio Senate approves House Bill 48, clarifying Ohio's concealed carry laws. @BuckeyeFirearms

The legislation is meant to effectively prohibit the majority of abortions, as many women do not learn of their pregnancy until after six weeks. The bill allows exceptions if the mother's life is deemed to be in danger. The American Civil Liberties Union of OH said SB 127 "will harm OH women", and would prevent those "who are facing the hard decisi...

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  • A day later, thousands flock to Jayalalithaa's burial spot
A day later, thousands flock to Jayalalithaa's burial spot

When her body was taken from her Poes Garden residence early yesterday morning to Rajaji Hall, it was draped in her trademark green saree, though with a red border. It was not known what was discussed in the meeting which comes in the wake of the death of Jayalalithaa on December 5. And it was the same Rajnikanth who also said, "Jayalalithaa save...

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  • Roof's attorneys file motion for mistrial after survivor calls him 'evil'
Roof's attorneys file motion for mistrial after survivor calls him 'evil'

Roof is charged with federal hate crimes and obstruction of justice in the nine shooting deaths at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17, 2015. Burke said 54 bullets were removed from the bodies during autopsies. She stayed under the study table holding her 11-year-old granddaughter, who she told to be quiet and play dead .

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  • Federal judge weighs whether to end Michigan recount
Federal judge weighs whether to end Michigan recount

A recount in Wisconsin that began Thursday continued on Tuesday after a federal judge declined a request by a Trump voter and two super PACs to halt the recount . President-elect Donald Trump has railed against Stein's recount challenges in Michigan , Wisconsin and Pennsylvania , accusing her of conducting a scam to fill party co...

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  • Ikea to Offer Expanded Parental Leave in Stronger Job Market
Ikea to Offer Expanded Parental Leave in Stronger Job Market

Ikea's United States division just made a huge change in their parental leave policy, one that will hopefully help more than a few new parents in their 13,000-person workforce. The move follows on the heels of the company raising its minimum hourly wage to an average of $11.87 and offering unpaid sabbatical for all employees, even those ...

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  • Justin Ross Harris sentenced to life for son's hot vehicle death
Justin Ross Harris sentenced to life for son's hot vehicle death

The Harris case was one of 30 children who died in 2014 after being left in parked cars, Kate Carr, president and CEO of Safe Kids Worldwide, told CNN a year ago. He was found guilty on November 14 of eight felony counts, including malice murder, in the June 2014 death of his 22-month-old son, Cooper . He pulled into a shopping center parkin...

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  • UK will 'work closely' with new administration in Italy after PM's resignation
UK will 'work closely' with new administration in Italy after PM's resignation

Meanwhile, Italian President Sergio Mattarella told Renzi on Monday to put his planned resignation on hold until parliament had approved the 2017 budget, which could be done as early as Friday. And an influential German business group, the Federation of German Industries, said it is anxious about the potential risks to the economy and Europe's curr...

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  • Utah teen fires a shotgun inside school
Utah teen fires a shotgun inside school

Police have responded to Mueller Park Junior High School in Bountiful after reports of a student with a gun. One of the students in that classroom at Mueller Park Junior School in Utah - Aliza - explains what happened and how the boy's parents intervened.

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  • Italy faces political, economic uncertainty after referendum
Italy faces political, economic uncertainty after referendum

Renzi announced his resignation after his reform proposals were defeated on Sunday. But the financial world bounced back by morning. Said Lewitt "Italy's banking system is for all intents and purposes insolvent". Renzi - who pushed his way to power in 2014 on an anti-establishment platform - was pushed aside himself by an electorate impatient to se...

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  • What's behind persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya
What's behind persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya

He also urged Malaysia and Indonesia to avoid stoking religious passion over the issue by organizing protests. Malaysia summoned Myanmar's ambassador last week to express concern over the crackdown on Rohingya. "The fact that only one particular ethnicity is being driven out is by definition ethnic cleansing", Malaysia's foreign ministry said in ...

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  • Putin confident Trump will make responsible decisions
Putin confident Trump will make responsible decisions

Russian leader Vladimir Putin believes President-elect Donald Trump has the brains to quickly wrangle his Commander-in-Chief duties, citing his business dealings under the Trump Organization as evidence. It's important to normalise [sic] and develop our bilateral ties on an equal and mutually beneficial basis. With these exchange of foreign nic...

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  • Gambia polls: President Yahya Jammeh to concede defeat
Gambia polls: President Yahya Jammeh to concede defeat

Gambian state television told AFP that the 51-year-old head of state, who seized power in a coup in 1994, would make a statement later in the day to congratulate Barrow. According to the country's electoral commission, Jammeh lost to Adama Barrow, the main opposition candidate, by 50,000 votes in the presidential election held yesterday.

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  • Didi v/s Army: Mamata dubs Bengal governor 'voice of Centre' for criticism
Didi v/s Army: Mamata dubs Bengal governor 'voice of Centre' for criticism

The Army also released letters written to the West Bengal Government on the exercise. "This is the lowest of the low of Mamata for which she must apologise to the army and her MPs to the nation for stalling Parliament", he said. "The army is deployed without informing the state government". The Army also said the State was kept informed about t...

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  • For Russia, Trump presidency offers hope of sanctions relief
For Russia, Trump presidency offers hope of sanctions relief

He added that "if he is a smart man, that means that he will fairly soon become aware of a different level of responsibility". The Kremlin said last month that the two men agreed, in their first phone call after Trump's election win in November, on the need to "normalise" Russia-US relations.

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