Archive for January, 2018

President Trump holds last-ditch talks with the Democratic Senate leader at the White House. Read the whole story at BBC News

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How do you solve a problem like traffic congestion around the Hollywood sign? You build another one. Read more at Sky News

BBC News – Amazon has released a shortlist of the 20 North American urban areas to be chosen to become the retailer’s second North American headquarters....

People – The newly engaged couple stepped out at Cardiff Castle, a 2,000-year-old historic site that features Rapunzel-worthy towers and opulent interiors. The visit marked the latest milestone...

President Donald Trump contradicted his own administration on Thursday when he tweeted that funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program should not be included in...

The Daily Beast – To the charges against Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad of mass murder, ethnic cleansing, and crimes against humanity can now be added another compelling allegation: He’s a deadbeat. According to...

New York Times – No longer does the city dubbed “the swamp” by its inhabitant in chief have the starchy, insular appearance of a white male...

Harper’s Bazaar UK – Who wore what, from Kate Hudson to Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Miranda Kerr… More at Harper’s Bazaar UK

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Jacinda Ardern, who took office in October, jokes that she “thought 2017 was a big year”. Read the whole story at BBC News

A California couple who held their 13 malnourished children captive in a suburban home were charged Thursday with multiple counts of torture and child abuse,...

MarketWatch – Actress Betty White turned 96 on Wednesday. And she shows few signs of ever giving up work or her advocacy for animals. The former “The...

Fox News – Hawaiians and visiting tourists were startled and frightened by a civil defense warning that said: “EMERGENCY ALERT: BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK...

The Guardian – In an annual report assessing more than 90 nations, Human Rights Watch warned of a “frontal assault on the values of inclusivity, tolerance,...

Reuters – Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress intensified efforts to pass a temporary extension in funding government operations and avert a shutdown, scheduling a vote...

Johanna Konta suffers a shock defeat by world number 123 Bernarda Pera in the second round of the Australian Open. Read the whole story at...