Day: October 5, 2017

Paddock’s high-roller status would have bought him perks, experts say

CLOSE We're learning more about Stephen Paddock, the "lone wolf" in the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history....

The true secret of the NRA’s success

An old rule of thumb holds that when someone says it’s not about the money, it’s really about...

Drying Africa sent early humans in search of greener pastures

Humans migrated out of Africa as the climate shifted from wet to very dry about 60,000 years ago....

What Is the Iran Nuclear Deal? And Why Does Trump Hate It?

Why has Mr. Trump called it the “worst deal” and an “embarrassment”?He has said inspectors from the International...

Report says Rick Pitino got 98 percent of the cash from Louisville’s current Adidas deal

Suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino received almost all of the cash that Louisville received from Adidas in...

Is ex-warlord Charles Taylor pulling Liberia’s election strings from prison?

Image copyright AFP Liberia's former President Charles Taylor is currently serving a 50-year sentence for war crimes in...

Bump Stock Innovator Inspired by People Who ‘Love Full Auto’

Interest in his products, and in similar stocks from other companies, suddenly surged after Sunday when Stephen Paddock,...

California Governor Signs ‘Sanctuary State’ Bill : The Two-Way : NPR

Protesters rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco on January 25, 2017. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption toggle...

Louisville was a financial mess, and Rick Pitino the beneficiary

Rick Pitino’s shady dealings may have boosted his own wallet, let alone his team’s success. A deeper dive...

Saudi king says consensus with Russia on broadening relations: news agency

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi King Salman said there was consensus with Russia’s leadership on broadening the scope of...

Robert Mueller’s team met with Trump dossier author Christopher Steele: Report

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team met with the author of the Russia dossier that contained scandalous allegations against...

Google thought we’d all forget about the headphone jack. It was wrong. – BGR

Unlike Apple, which dedicated plenty of time to its “courageous” move to kill the 3.5mm headphone jack last...

Africa Must Reboot Its Health Systems to Cope With Non-Communicable Diseases

analysis By Neo Tapela, Harvard Medical SchoolWhen it comes to killer diseases in Africa many people think of...

Tillerson Summoned to White House Amid Presidential Fury

WASHINGTON — John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, abruptly scrapped plans to travel with President Donald...

2 big takeways from a scandalous report on internal Breitbart documents

A scoop from BuzzFeed News’s Joseph Bernstein, based on internal documents from Breitbart, show how the far-right site...

Rob Gronkowski of New England Patriots likely out vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is not expected to play Thursday night against the Tampa Bay...

For Republican Leaders in Congress, the Headaches Keep Mounting

“Right now, the Moore-Bannon faction prevails,” Mr. Shelby said.Republican leaders on Capitol Hill are making no attempt to...

Patriots vs. Buccaneers 2017 live updates: Scores, highlights, and results

First quarter The Patriots got bad news long before the game began when Rob Gronkowski suffered a thigh...

Congress learns what a bump stock is

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Officials suspect Islamic State militants responsible for Niger attack

The Pentagon on Thursday confirmed three U.S. Army special operations troops were killed and two were wounded Wednesday night when they came under...

Tyre producer moves to strengthen market share in Uganda – Daily Monitor

Kampala. Chinese tyre manufacturer Linlong Tyres has moved to strengthen its market share in Uganda through introducing new...

Diana Kabira: Ugandan teaching Luganda in London – Daily Monitor

In a YouTube video, a mass of young voices chorus Luganda rhymes repeating after a feminine voice. In...

Americans bear arms like Ugandans carry SIM cards – Daily Monitor

Nations, like every individual person on earth, each have a blind spot. Uganda's is lawlessness and impunity, two...

Kenya: President Kenyatta Announces Plans to Boost Agriculture – AllAfrica.com

To fight hunger and sustain an affordable price for flour, President Kenyatta announced that the government would spend...

Kane sends lacklustre England to World Cup

LONDON - Harry Kane toed in a 94th-minute winner as England secured their place at next year's World...

Pakistan’s foreign minister says his country is fighting terror

With the United States' relationship with Pakistan becoming increasingly strained, the Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Khawaja Muhammad Asif,...

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin’s government flights cost taxpayers over $800K but broke no laws: Review

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took seven trips on government jets during his short tenure at the department that...

Las Vegas killer eyed Chicago, Boston as potential targets

Las Vegas madman Stephen Paddock researched attack locations in Chicago and Boston before settling on Sin City, according...

Parliament recommends takeover of SADA assets, liabilities – Ghanamma.com

The Committee on Employment, Social Welfare and State Enterprises of Parliament has recommended to government to take over...

4 Niger Soldiers, 3 US Commandos Killed in Attack in Niger

4 Niger Soldiers, 3 US Commandos Killed in Attack in Niger U.S. News & World ReportUS Troops Caught...

Billy, Coleen look forward to summer 2018 wedding – Manila Bulletin

NOW COMES BICOL : Don't be misled. We're not referring to my favorite, hot, sassy and spicy Southern...

Russian government hackers exploited antivirus software to steal U.S. cyber capabilities

Russian government hackers lifted details of U.S. cyber capabilities from a National Security Agency employee who was running...

Zimbabwe: Information System Delays Women’s Bank Opening – AllAfrica.com

A WRONG Information, Communication and Technology system has delayed the opening of the Women's Bank expected to financially...

The Latest: Louisiana gov declares emergency ahead of Nate

MEXICO CITY — The Latest on Tropical Storm Nate (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Louisiana Gov. John Bel...

Tropical Storm Nate could strike US Gulf Coast as hurricane this weekend

A tropical storm in the southwestern Caribbean is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane that could affect the...

Rob Gronkowski inactive tonight for Patriots vs. Bucs

The New England Patriots will be without Rob Gronkowski on Thursday night. The tight end has been ruled...

Trump: ‘We’ll be looking into’ bump stocks ban

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Gov. Brown visits L.A. to lobby for the $17-billion delta water project

With two key California WaterFix votes looming, Gov. Jerry Brown expressed confidence Thursday that water agencies will commit...

Moore plots with conservatives, snubs GOP leaders

Roy Moore rode into Washington this week to shore up his main constituency: Rebellious Republicans. The GOP’s divisive...

Mueller’s Team Met With Author Of Trump Dossier – Talking Points Memo

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team met with former MI6 officer Christopher Steele, the author of a controversial dossier alleging...