• Lindsey Vonn happy to represent USA at Olympics, but 'not the president'
Lindsey Vonn happy to represent USA at Olympics, but 'not the president'

Lindsey Vonn sat down with CNN to talk about the upcoming Winter Olympics which the United States may or may not end up sending athletes to for safety reasons. A knee operation from an injury suffered in 2013 caused her to miss the 2014 games, and Vonn has said that this will be the last Olympic cycle she'll participate in.

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  • White House knocks health concerns: Trump's slurred speech from 'dry throat'
White House knocks health concerns: Trump's slurred speech from 'dry throat'

Donald Trump closed a speech Wednesday (Dec. 6) on moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem with a familiar phrase, "and God bless the United States". And yet, as Noah aptly pointed out, Trump's speech perhaps didn't carry all the weight it should have because of what Noah called "the conflict between Donald Trump's teeth and his tongue"...

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  • Australian Parliament says yes to same-sex marriage in landslide vote
Australian Parliament says yes to same-sex marriage in landslide vote

They argued the matter should be put to a parliamentary vote. The Senate had passed the same legislation last week. More than 100 MPs had spoken on the legislation after it was tabled in the House of Representatives. Australians had overwhelmingly endorsed legalizing same-sex marriage in a postal survey run by the national statistics agency. He...

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  • Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr. Fired From Bank Job Over Misconduct Claim
Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr. Fired From Bank Job Over Misconduct Claim

A spokesman for the financial firm said this week that he was sacked for 'conduct inconsistent with our values and in violation of our policies'. The investment bank launched a human resources investigation after the woman accused Ford Jr.

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  • Mueller details investigation cost
Mueller details investigation cost

The release of the report by special counsel Robert Mueller's office comes as the investigation appears to be gaining steam: Prosecutors have gained a key cooperator in their investigation and revealed that they are keenly focused on the actions of the president and his inner circle.

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  • Snow and ice warning issued as temperatures plunge
Snow and ice warning issued as temperatures plunge

Most of the wintry showers will fall at night and snow is expected to gather on higher ground. Met Éireann says we'll have scattered snow showers later on Thursday , overnight and into Friday . According to Met Eireann there will be wintry showers right across the country with accumulations of snow over northern areas. Widespread shar...

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  • Suspect, 2 students dead in New Mexico high school shooting
Suspect, 2 students dead in New Mexico high school shooting

The two victims were students at the school police said , adding that no other injuries were reorted. Authorities say three people are dead following a shooting at a New Mexico high school. Christesen did not say if the dead included the shooter. Federal agents and state police are investigating. No information has been released as to whether ...

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  • Natural disaster of 5.5 magnitude jolts Uttarakhand
Natural disaster of 5.5 magnitude jolts Uttarakhand

Strong natural disaster tremors were felt in Delhi. As per the reports, the strong tremors have also felt in Punjab and Haryana. According to Dehradun Meteorological Centre director Bikram Singh, the epicentre was reported at 30.4 latitude north and 79.1 latitude east in which Rudraprayag district falls.

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  • Social media goes wild for 'invisible box challenge' viral trend
Social media goes wild for 'invisible box challenge' viral trend

So how does it work? Olivar's incredible performance immediately went viral, inspiring scores of social media users to attempt the challenge. For those unaware, it constitutes pretending to tap the surface of a phantom box before placing your foot on top of it and then using your other foot to step on and over it.

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  • Carles Puigdemont to remain in Belgium despite withdrawal of European arrest warrant
Carles Puigdemont to remain in Belgium despite withdrawal of European arrest warrant

The statement added the worldwide warrant can not apply because the crimes are alleged to have been committed as part of a wider group. Along with Puigdemont, warrants were also withdrawn for Antoni Comin, Lluis Puig, Meritxell Serret and Clara Ponsati.

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  • Trump Deutsche Bank records said to be subpoenaed by Mueller
Trump Deutsche Bank records said to be subpoenaed by Mueller

A person close to the matter said Deutsche Bank received the subpoena several weeks ago to provide information on certain money and credit transactions. Last week Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser, pleaded guilty to a single count of making false statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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  • Rep. Al Green's bid to impeach Trump fails in the House
Rep. Al Green's bid to impeach Trump fails in the House

Several Dems contend that it's premature to bring articles of impeachment before special counsel Robert Mueller completes his investigation into the Kremlin's election meddling. He also cited Trump describing white supremacists who violently marched in Charlottesville as "very fine people". "I love my country", Mr. "I love my country", Repres...

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  • Shares in Poundland owner Steinhoff slump 60% over 'accounting irregularities'
Shares in Poundland owner Steinhoff slump 60% over 'accounting irregularities'

Steinhoff bought the Willenhall-based chain of discount stores for £610 million a year ago. Jooste's sudden resignation marks the end of his 30 years with the business. The Wednesday plunge of shares in the firm, which owns Conforama in France, Poundland in Britain, Poco in Germany and Pep in southern Africa, followed news that chief executive...

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  • Obama: Curbing Climate Change Should Be 'Obsession For Us'
Obama: Curbing Climate Change Should Be 'Obsession For Us'

Former U.S. President Barack Obama (L) is greeted on stage by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (R) before speaking during the North American Climate Summit in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., December 5, 2017. There are many specific pledges in the charter signed today, including: investing in public transit and reducing the carbon footprint in new and exi...

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  • Flynn said sanctions would be 'ripped up'
Flynn said sanctions would be 'ripped up'

The account is from a whistleblower made public for the first time today. 'Our committee has credible allegations that President Trump's National Security Advisor sought to manipulate the course of worldwide nuclear policy for the financial gain of his former business partners, ' wrote Cummings, Politico reported in a story on the letter...

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  • Instagram's new update makes it easier to showcase and save your Stories
Instagram's new update makes it easier to showcase and save your Stories

Stories Archive gives you a chance to add your stories to the Archive include. To edit or remove a highlight, just tap and hold that highlight in your profile. From that point, you can go without much of a stretch switch between your Posts Archive and the new Stories Archive . Instagram today announced two new features and both of them have...

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  • Sens. Collins, King call on Franken to resign
Sens. Collins, King call on Franken to resign

Al Franken , who has been accused of groping and forcibly kissing a number of women. Franken has apologized for most of the incidents and has said he would cooperate with a Senate ethics probe into his behavior. The woman, who was not identified by name, said Mr. Franken pursued her after her boss had left and she was collecting her belongi...

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  • Man remanded in custody over plot to kill British PM (Second Lead)
Man remanded in custody over plot to kill British PM (Second Lead)

Police said the pair had meant to launch some sort of improvised explosive device at the prime minister's residence and kill Theresa May in the chaos that followed the explosion, Sky News reported. Britain's media had reported earlier that two men were involved in the plot to kill May. Anderson said the Manchester bombing attack, which killed 2...

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  • Pizza Hut is Rolling Out Beer and Wine Delivery
Pizza Hut is Rolling Out Beer and Wine Delivery

Therefore, the next logical step was to offer adult beverage delivery, according to statements from Pizza Hut's Director of Brand Marketing, Stacy Lynn Bourgeois. Nevertheless, the move by Pizza Hut to offer delivery of beer and wine will take a bit of logistical coordination. Beer and wine are already now served at many Pizza Hut locations, so t...

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  • Man charged with the 2010 murder of National Basketball Association player Lorenzen Wright
Man charged with the 2010 murder of National Basketball Association player Lorenzen Wright

On July 28, 2010, the body of 34-year-old Lorenzen Wright was found decomposing in suburban Memphis. The seven-year investigation into his death has been one of the Memphis Police Department's most high-profile unsolved cases. That info was not given to the Memphis PD until several days later and authorities also failed to make a timely connectio...

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