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|‘Yellow Jacket’ protests paralyze Paris and threaten Macron’s government
The fourth weekend of violent protests in France paralyzed the capital, as demonstrators called for the resignation of President Emmanuel Macron.
POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2018 5:25 PM
|2 Nuns Accused Of Embezzling $500,000 From Catholic School
Two Roman Catholic nuns have admitted to embezzling $500,000 from a parochial
POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2018 5:46 AM
|NYPD Investigates 'Troubling' Video Of Cops Ripping 1-Year-Old From Mother’s Arms
The New York Police Department is investigating a video shared on Facebook
POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2018 12:07 PM
|U.S. top court, Kavanaugh spurn Planned Parenthood defunding case
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals by Louisiana and Kansas seeking to end their public funding to women's healthcare and abortion provider Planned Parenthood through the Medicaid program, with President Donald Trump's appointee Brett Kavanaugh among the justices who rebuffed the states. The justices left intact lower court rulings that prevented Louisiana and Kansas from stripping government healthcare funding from local Planned Parenthood affiliates.
POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2018 1:20 PM
|Neon sea creatures light up ocean with vibrant colors
Incredible neon sea creatures have been captured lighting up the ocean with their vibrant colors – in what looked like a scene from Avatar. Photographer Simon Pierce, 39, took the images over several months after visiting both Nosy Sakatia in Madagascar and Mafia Island in Tanzania recently. He was thrilled to spot the biofluorescence creatures – which produce their own light – he managed to capture, including fireflies and glow worms. Simon, who is also a marine biologist, from New Plymouth, New Zealand, said: “I felt like I was in the film Avatar capturing these images. ...
POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2018 8:10 AM
|Columbia University denounces student filmed harassing black students in 'racially charged' rant
Columbia University has denounced a "racially charged" tirade from a student who was caught on video telling a group of fellow students that white people “built modern civilization” and “did everything”. The student reportedly followed a group made up mostly of black students from the school’s library as they left. It was there he was filmed shouting white supremacist comments at his classmates, according to the Columbia Daily Spectator.
POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2018 5:42 PM
|The Best Green Monday 2018 Deals We've Seen So Far
Regret missing out on some of those Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals last
POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2018 2:37 PM
|EU Said Open to Assurances But Not Renegotiation of Brexit Deal
The EU is prepared to add wording to the effect it has no wish to force the U.K. into a never-ending “backstop” arrangement in the absence of a broader trade deal and it will do all it can to avoid it, according to the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity citing the sensitivity of the matter. May told U.K. lawmakers on Monday that she would do “everything I possibly can” to secure assurances on the backstop from the EU.
POSTED DECEMBER 10, 2018 11:32 AM
|Tesla CEO Elon Musk taunts US financial regulatory agency
Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, openly derided the US Securities and Exchange Commission in an interview aired Sunday, having settled fraud charges with the regulatory agency over an errant tweet. Musk had to resign as Tesla chairman under a September arrangement with the SEC to settle fraud charges stemming from a tweet in which he said he planned to take the firm private and already had the financing to do it.
POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2018 9:00 PM
|Marco Rubio: Pardoning Paul Manafort would be a 'terrible mistake'
Sen. Marco Rubio said President Trump would be making a 'terrible mistake' if he decides to pardon Paul Manafort.
POSTED DECEMBER 09, 2018 11:28 AM