Category: Global

Israel Folau is SACKED

Israel Folau was today officially sacked from the Australia rugby union team for a homophobic Instagram post.The decision makes the devout Christian the first Australian athlete dismissed for expressing religious beliefs. Folau, 30, has the right to appeal and have his case...

/ May 17, 2019

Ashley Massaro dies aged 39 after WWE superstar was found unconscious at home

WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro took her own life eight months after the dismissal of a lawsuit where she claimed head injuries sustained from her wrestling career made her spiral into depression, The Blast reports.Massaro died at the age 39 from...

/ May 17, 2019

The Strache Recordings : Is Austria’s Vice Chancellor for Sale?

May 17, 2019  09:24 PM A snow-white vacation house on a hill, a few kilometers from Ibiza Town. Three bedrooms, four bathrooms, an outdoor pool and a separate guest house with around 500 square meters (5,382 square feet) of living...

/ May 17, 2019

Trump’s ICE Nominee Thinks He Has a Sixth Sense for Future MS-13 Members

Mark Morgan testifies before the Senate in 2016.NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty ImagesDonald Trump has never bothered to distinguish between migrant children and their parents when it comes to his anti-immigrant fear-mongering. “They look so innocent,” the president said of migrant kids last...

/ May 17, 2019

Guess Who Got Rich off Uber’s Train-Wreck I.P.O.?

Uber co-founder Ryan Graves, right, stands with CEO Dara Khosrowshahi on the floor as he rings a ceremonial bell signifying the first trade as the ride-hailing company Uber makes its highly anticipated initial public offering, May 10, 2019.By Spencer Platt/Getty...

/ May 17, 2019

Archive Document: Queen Outed Herself as a Fan of the EU

May 17, 2019  04:41 PM Britain's Queen Elizabeth II had to hold back during the Brexit debate, but she was apparently an early believer in the United Kingdom's integration into the European Union. This is revealed in a diplomatic cable...

/ May 17, 2019

Woman, 46, is among three charged with killing pregnant Chicago teen in womb raider plot

Clarisa Figueroa, 46, is the alleged mastermind of the murder plotA woman, her 24-year-old daughter and her husband have been charged in the murder of a pregnant teenager who was found strangled behind their home on Wednesday after having her...

/ May 17, 2019

A Bloc Against the Right: The Dream of a Green Party Alliance with Macron

May 17, 2019  09:55 AM Brussels, Gare du Midi. It's a Monday morning in April, and Daniel Cohn-Bendit, a rather small man with a backpack and suitcase, is making his way toward the exit. A few minutes later, he plops...

/ May 17, 2019

Horrifying new video of catastrophic Russian plane crash shows jet bouncing along runway

Horrifying new footage of the jet disaster that killed 41 in Moscow has emerged amid claims pilots made basic errors during the emergency because they were incapable of landing without the assistance of autopilot.The Aeroflot plane can be seen bouncing...

/ May 16, 2019

The End of the Bashir Regime: Sudan Revolution Struggles to Keep Momentum

May 16, 2019  11:19 AM Just a few minutes before the dictator Omar al-Bashir, who spent 30 years treating Sudan as his own private vassal state, faded into history on April 11, 2019, Mohammed Abbas was lying in bed in...

/ May 16, 2019

What we are not being told about the situation in Venezuela and more

Interesting point of view by Kim Iversen   https://youtu.be/2a2ednyUDOM Venezuela crisis: What remains of the Caracas middle-class? here is little about La Esquina restaurant in wealthy eastern Caracas that screams crisis. Music is pumping out loudly from speakers hidden in...

/ May 16, 2019

Well, It’s Official: Bill de Blasio Is Running For President

By Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg/Getty Images.After months of public hints that filled New Yorkers with dread, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is finally on the verge of making his 2020 bid official. A campaign spokesperson confirmed Wednesday that the mayor...

/ May 15, 2019

US citizens who need help in Austria can use McDonald’s restaurants as ‘consulates’

American citizens who find themselves in distress in Austria can now seek support at an unusual address - McDonald's.Under a new partnership, outlets of the US fast food chain throughout Austria will help American citizens to get in touch with...

/ May 15, 2019

Don Jr.’s Subpoena Fight Becomes Another G.O.P. Loyalty Test

By Lauren Justice/Bloomberg/Getty Images.The president’s son may have avoided an indictment from Robert Mueller, but Republicans are still worried he could be in legal jeopardy. A growing number of lawmakers are urging Donald Trump Jr. to ignore a subpoena from...

/ May 14, 2019

Kevin Pietersen reveals he is sent ‘horrendous’ photos of slaughtered rhinos every day

Former English cricketer Kevin Pietersen has taken aim at rhino poachers, raising money for new technology which could help save the animals. Speaking on ITV's This Morning, the 38-year-old said he is taking part in conservation work, so the next generation...

/ May 14, 2019

Climate Stasis: German Failure on the Road to a Renewable Future

May 13, 2019  05:30 PM It's a fantastic idea. The energy landscape of tomorrow. There are 675 people in Germany working every day to make it a reality -- in federal ministries and their agencies, on boards and panels, in...

/ May 13, 2019

Haunting images show the wreckage left inside from the fire that ravaged Notre Dame cathedral 

The fire that tore through Notre Dame one month ago and nearly took down the famed cathedral in the heart of Paris is still under investigation, but recovery efforts are well underway.Those efforts will be on display Monday night when...

/ May 13, 2019

“He Said: ‘Save My Life'”: Pamela Anderson Discusses Her Visit with Julian Assange

May 13, 2019  01:57 PM How is Julian Assange doing? And comes next for him? For close to a decade, the WikiLeaks founder has been in the headlines around the world. Assange has feared his possible extradition to the United...

/ May 13, 2019