• 5 things to know about Betsy DeVos, Trump's new education secretary

    5 things to know about Betsy DeVos, Trump's new education secretary

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    For almost 30 years, as a philanthropist, activist and Republican fund-raiser, she has pushed to give families taxpayer money in the form of vouchers to attend private and parochial schools, pressed to expand publicly funded but privately run charter schools, and tried to strip teacher unions of their influence.
  • Gli insulti a Laura Boldrini pubblicati su Facebook

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    Laura Boldrini , presidente della Camera, pubblica sul suo account Facebook alcuni dei pesanti insulti ricevuti. La Boldrini, però, non si limita a lanciare un monito ma decide di rendere pubblici i messaggi offensivi che ha ricevuto nell'ultimo mese e scrive quanto segue: " Ho selezionato e vi mostro solo alcuni messaggi tra quelli insultanti ricevuti nell'ultimo mese ".
  • Aleppo School Bombed: Syrian Family, Pupils Among Dozens Killed

    Aleppo School Bombed: Syrian Family, Pupils Among Dozens Killed

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    The Observatory also documented 16 civilian deaths, including 10 children, and dozens of injuries as a result of rebel shelling of government-held west Aleppo. "How is it possible that the United Nations wants to reward terrorists?" Both a children's hospital and a school were caught in the bombings. The civil war in Syria pits President Bashar Assad against mostly Sunni rebels.
  • Turkey warns European Union of migrant 'flood'

    Turkey warns European Union of migrant 'flood'

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    Top EU lawmakers last week cancelled a visit to Turkey after Ankara refused to see one of the MEPs because of her criticism of the government's response to the failed coup. The non-binding landslide vote calls on the European Commission and European Union member states to temporarily freeze the ongoing negotiations with Turkey .
  • Dave Chappelle's return on 'SNL' is flawless

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    The 43-year-old also poked fun at the number of white Americans furious about the election results, saying he hadn't seen "whites this mad since the O.J. " America's done it", he said during his monologue. Watch it here. https://t.co/6tGdhggTjD pic. twitter .com/HJk3Z9vvek - HYPEBEAST (@HYPEBEAST) November 13, 2016 Dave Chappelle did get one dig in on the president-elect.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic Impressed By Manchester United Transfer Target Victor Lindelof

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic Impressed By Manchester United Transfer Target Victor Lindelof

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    Willian was voted Chelsea's player of the season past year after some outstanding form, and his old manager Jose Mourinho seemingly remains a big fan of his. The 35-year-old confirmed negotiations have yet to be concluded but suggested the extension of his Old Trafford contract is a mere formality. "I told him "this was not the game for you" because I don't think he needs 10 or 20 minutes from the bench".
  • No. 17 Purdue hits 17 3-pointers to rout Auburn in Cancun

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    Vince Edwards scored seven of his 15 points early in the second half, and Purdue used a 10-0 run to extend its lead to 66-52 with 10:22 to play. That is a season low. Carsen Edwards came off the bench to score 21 points for the Boilermakers, and all five Purdue starters finished in double figures. Purdue hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to take a 43-41 halftime advantage.
  • New Zealand quake: Airlift to evacuate tourists

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    In the heart of Wellington , the country's capital, an eight-story office building appears to be on the verge of collapse , and the surrounding area has been evacuated. 2 at more than 400,000 and growing fast. The M7.8 quake is considered by RMS Event Response Team to be the most damaging in mainland New Zealand since 2011, when a M6.3 natural disaster hit Christchurch , killing 185 people and damaging about 100,000 buildings.
  • Julian Assange questioned by prosecutors over rape allegations

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    Assange denies a Swedish woman's allegation that he raped her in 2010 and has said the extradition is an attempt to send him to the USA, where there is an ongoing criminal investigation into Wikileaks' activities. "Freedom Loving People of the World Say Thank You Ecuador!" read another banner hung under the balcony from which Assange has sometimes addressed supporters.
  • Trump says Romney wants Secretary of State position

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    President-elect Donald Trump has turned the vital, but normally inscrutable, process of forming a government into a Trump-branded, made-for-television spectacle, parading his finalists for top administration positions this weekend before reporters and the world.