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The mayor of a tiny city in Illinois warned citizens that he had ordered police to split up parties and issue citations to enforce the state’s stay-at-home orders that are meant to slow the coronavirus pandemic. But when the officers performed so, they found his wife at one such...
Nicole Kidman is in recovery mode. The Academy Award winner broke her ankle while out on a run, according to her husband Keith Urban. While speaking with "The Project," Urban, 52, discussed his wife's appearances in his virtual concerts, including one in which she danced in the background -- before her...
A federal judge has ruled that ’s administration, which frequently boasts about , has violated the religious rights of several volunteers at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Trump administration has spent years on the task of , a Unitarian Universalist ministry in Arizona that delivers food and water to migrants...
(CNN) — Ah, holiday travel. Between huge crowds and weather delays, flying during this time of year is hectic. Now close your eyes and imagine the entire scenario with one additional annoyance: Loud talkers yammering into their cell phones at 35,000 feet. Don't worry -- this potentially ear-splitting scenario isn't...
A court in the southwestern Chinese region of Guangxi has handed a 10-year jail term to the previous head of your publishing company for "embezzlement, taking bribes and privately sharing state-owned assets," four years after his initial detention. He Linxia was handed a 10-year word by Guangxi's Guanyang County People's...
The vow follows a fresh York Times investigation showing how one of the world’s major subsidy programs enriches far-right leaders, bankrolls oligarchs and underwrites Mafia tactics. BRUSSELS - The European Union’s new top agricultural formal promised on Thursday to introduce anticorruption measures in response to a New York Times inspection...
Fifteen House lawmakers pushing for the Trump administration to throw oil a lifeline amid the coronavirus pandemic have obtained a collective $4.14 million from the fossil fuel industry over their careers. They’re urging the reduction or elimination of royalties for offshore drilling operations ― payments that companies make to the...
The conditions "century" and "a hundred years", often interchangeable, shared a strange coincidence on 28 January, when the eminent Palestinian-American academic Professor Rashid Khalidi published his latest book, The 100 Years' War on Palestine: A BRIEF HISTORY of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917-2017. Since it was hitting the bookshelves,...
Residents are being warned about an Amazon scam tricking people into handing over their personal stats and cash for 'outstanding payments'. The Australian Communications and Media Authority has urged Queenslanders to be vigilant of the phishing scam being done over the phone. 'Information to the ACMA of Amazon phone scams...
The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from surrounding the world. This week we talk with Brazilian retail billionaire Luiza Trajano. With inflation hitting an impressive 3,000%, and new currencies being introduced and then quickly ditched, it had not been easy to be a retailer in the...