WORLD ON THE RUN II

Frustrated residents have launched a petition to change the “rude” and “offensive” name of their street – Bell End. Read more at Sky News

Globe and Mail – Anyone who has had chickenpox – which is about 90 per cent of people born before 1995 – can develop shingles later...

Bloomberg – California rang in the new year with a newly legal product: cannabis. The state officially launched legal marijuana Monday, and customers lined up to celebrate the...

Reuters – A record-shattering Arctic freeze kept its grip on much of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains on Tuesday but temperatures everywhere except...

Associated Press – An estimated 1,400 cars were destroyed in a huge fire that raged through a multi-story parking garage in the northern English city...

Bloomberg – Vice President Mike Pence, who postponed a Middle East trip after Arab leaders denounced the U.S. for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, will...

CNN – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held out a rare olive branch to the country’s southern neighbor Monday, offering talks over sending a...

Yahoo – A 16-year-old boy allegedly used a semi-automatic rifle to kill four people, including his father, mother and sister, inside their New Jersey home, with...

Harper’s Bazaar UK – Michelle Williams is our February 2018 cover star, where the actress opens up about fashion, feminism, freedom and her new film, All The...

Longest-serving Republican in US Senate, 83, to retire at end of 2018 Romney, a Utah resident, has privately expressed interest in Hatch’s seat Orrin Hatch,...

BBC – A crypto-currency called Ripple has become the second most valuable virtual cash system. Over the weekend the value of the digital currency hit more...

Variety – Hoda Kotb was named co-anchor of the first two hours of NBC’s venerable “Today” morning show, launching the program into a new era after the ouster...

President Donald Trump said Tuesday the US is watching the “brutal and corrupt Iranian regime” amid deadly protests in the country, continuing his public support...

The Guardian – A full-page advert has been placed in the Washington Post calling Lorde a bigot, a week after the New Zealand-born singer cancelled...

Daily Beast – In a New Year’s Day homily delivered at St. Peter’s Basilica on Monday, Pope Francis called for an end to “empty chatter”...

Associated Press – Protests across Iran saw their most violent night as “armed protesters” tried to overrun military bases and police stations before security forces...

Rob Cross wins the PDC World Championship in his first appearance with a 7-2 win over retiring 16-time champion Phil Taylor. Read the whole story...