Day: August 22, 2017

Floyd Mayweather accuses Conor McGregor of being ‘heavy’ as fighters arrive in Las Vegas

Floyd Mayweather and Conor Mcgregor have kicked off the verbal sparring in Las Vegas, days before what could...

Can Niger break out of its cycle of poverty?

Africa's population is expected to double by 2050, but in the country with the highest birth rate in...

How Niger is trying to slow the world's highest birth rate

Women in Niger have an average of more than seven children each - the highest birth rate in...

Heavy Rains Could Pound Houston This Weekend As Harvey Regroups In The Gulf

HOUSTON, TX — A soggy forecast for Houston this weekend could potentially get worse than planned as tropical...

Kyrie Irving Reportedly Traded to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, More

David Zalubowski/Associated PressA little over a year ago, Kyrie Irving hit one of the most dramatic shots in...

Africa urged on willpower to start own criminal court – The New Times

Africa is capable of making its own continental tribunal to replace the much-maligned International Criminal Court (ICC) if...

Military leaders consolidate power in Trump administration

High-ranking military officials have become an increasingly ubiquitous presence in American political life during Donald Trump’s presidency, repeatedly...

Tropical Storm Harvey: Forecasts, satellite, radar & maps to explain everything you need to know

By Fernando Ramirez, Chron.com / Houston Chronicle Updated 6:27 pm, Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Explained: Tropical Storm HarveyTropical Storm...

Never a dull moment: Why we love Africa and its dictators

You must just love Africa. I would never give up being an African for anything else in the...

Police: Kennedy family members incited partygoers into ‘mob’

Police: Kennedy family members incited partygoers into 'mob' WHIORobert F. Kennedy's Son and Granddaughter Arrested for Alleged Disorderly...

How relevant are tax holidays to Uganda’s economy? – Daily Monitor

Despite studies showing tax incentives as ranking among the very least of investors' worries, the government still grants...

Malia Obama Moves Into Harvard University Dorm With the Help of Barack and Michelle Obama

Alo Ceballos/GC Images It's not a goodbye, just a see you later. Proud parents Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have officially sent...

Sierra Leone mudslide: How survivors lost everything

Image copyright Alamy More than 3,000 people lost their homes in last week's mudslide in Sierra Leone, which...

U.S. warns citizens about traveling to Mexico’s Cancun and Los Cabos as violence surges

The U.S. State Department has warned its citizens about traveling to Cancun and Los Cabos, two of Mexico’s...

‘The Lees Are Complex’: Descendants Grapple With Rebel General’s Legacy

But others want the monuments to the general to remain where they are, and Blair Lee is among...

Can you start to plan your trip now for the 2024 eclipse?

USA Today NetworkTaylor M. Riley and Sarah Riley, The (Louisville) Courier-Journal Published 7:03 p.m. ET Aug. 22, 2017...

Hundreds brave Phoenix heat to line up for Trump rally

"I think it's important that he knows that he is supported even though a lot of people say,...

US amends info request related to Inauguration Day protest

The Justice Department amended a request for information about an anti-Trump website that prosecutors allege was behind destructive...

The Best Trash Talk of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor’s Respective Careers

0 of 8Floyd Mayweather (left) and Conor McGregorSteve Flynn-USA TODAY SportsWe need to cast a wide net here.We...

President Trump seems to really love photo ops with big vehicles

President Trump just can't resist a photo opportunity with American-made vehicles. (Peter Stevenson/The Washington Post) President Trump toured...

Sources — Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics close on deal involving Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas

The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics are nearing a deal on a trade centered on All-Star guard...

Feds rein in demand for info on Trump inaugural protest website

Demonstrators march in protest of President Donald Trump's inauguration during the Women's March on January 21 in Washington,...

StatsSA Poverty Report 2017: Policies fail the people of South Africa

The figures are blunt: 30.4-million of South Africa’s 55-million citizens in 2015 – three million more than in...

‘Game of Thrones’ is losing sight of its best characters

CLOSE Here is a look at the most shocking moments from 'Beyond the Wall,' the sixth episode in...

Solar eclipse gets five stars in my history book

It was a solar love-in or, as some called it, "Moonstock."Across the nation, people gathered along the line...

Joker Movie in the Works With ‘Hangover’ Filmmaker

The project is intended to be part of a still-developing label for Warners’ DC Entertainment properties. This is...

NDC MPs not afraid of special prosecutor’ – Sawyerr – GhanaWeb

The Member of Parliament for Agona East, Queenstar Pokua Sawyerr has laughed off claims that the members of...

Court grants additional investiagtions time into suspected corrupts – Walta Information Centre

The police told the court that 160 letters distributed to institutions found in regions and Addis Ababa, and...

Sierra Leone disaster: 5,000 victims to get temporary shelter – govt

The about 5,000 persons displaced in deadly mudslides and floods that hit Sierra Leone a week ago, will...

Tropical Impacts on Texas possible this weekend

Blake Mathews, KHOU 5:10 PM. CDT August 22, 2017 HOUSTON - The remnants of Harvey are now over...

Pro Bodybuilder Dallas McCarver Has Died At 26 Years Old

According to several anonymous sources, we are sad to report that Dallas McCarver has passed away. At the...

Patriots gave Trump a Super Bowl ring

<!--<!--Share This Story!Let friends in your social network know what you are reading aboutPolitical football: Patriots gave Trump...

Tornado warning downgraded in Onondaga County as storm moves east

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Residents of western Central New York may be able to breath a little lighter, as a strong...

McConnell, Trump Not Speaking, Locked in ‘Cold War’

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are locked in a "Cold War" battle that is...

Justice Department walks back demand for information on anti-Trump website

After controversy over a broad search warrant that could have identified visitors to an anti-Trump website, the Justice...

DOJ drops request for IP addresses from Trump resistance site

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is dropping its controversial request for visitor IP addresses related to an anti-Trump website. The...

Mitch McConnell is reportedly not sure Trump can save his presidency

President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) have "not spoken to each other in weeks," The...

The Latest: Minnesota mom of slain girl says family grieving

By Associated Press By Associated Press August 22 at 6:06 PM THEODOSIA, Mo. — The Latest on a...

Pirates and Baroka share the spoils in Polokwane

JOHANNESBURG – Orlando Pirates’ dead ball woes came back to haunt them as they leaked a late second...

McConnell and Trump haven’t spoken in weeks: report

President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellTrump’s isolation grows Ellison: Trump has 'level of sympathy' for...