A Syrian commercial flight has landed at Aleppo airport from Damascus, marking the resumption of internal flights between the country’s two largest cities for the first time since 2012
Denny Hamlin's Third Daytona 500 Win Overshadowed By Ryan Newman Crash The fiery wreck sent driver Ryan Newman to the hospital. Newman's No. 6 car flipped several times on the final lap and crossed the finish line engulfed in flames. Newman's injuries were not life-threatening, according to NASCAR Executive Vice President Steve O'Donnell. NASCAR, via Twitter NASCAR, via Twitter Hamlin became the first driver since Sterling Marlin in 1995 to win the Daytona 500 in back-to-back seasons. Hamlin joined a list of six Hall of Fame drivers as winners of three or more Daytona 500 races. Denny Hamlin, via statement Denny Hamlin, via statement
Should polygamy be a felony, or a matter between man and wives? Lawmakers in Utah's Republican-controlled Senate leaned towards the latter on Tuesday and voted unanimously to decriminalize polygamy. Under current Utah law, a person who "purports to marry and cohabitates with" more than one spouse is guilty of a...
A source said Attorney General William Barr considered resigning because of President Donald Trump. He didn’t like Trump’s interference with Justice Department matters, particularly his tweets about it. Barr recently said in an interview that Trump’s tweets on the Justice Department’s work make his job impossible. According to CNN, Trump agreed with Barr’s comments, saying he thinks it’s true. He said: "I have total confidence in my attorney general.”
Michael Bloomberg, unlike the fellow billionaire he wants to replace, will sell his business if elected president, his campaign says. A campaign official tells NBC that if Bloomberg is elected, he will place Bloomberg LP in a blind trust "for the eventual sale." The official says Bloomberg would have no...
The Dutch government says ongoing uncertainty about the effects of Brexit is pushing an increasing number of foreign companies to set up offices in the Netherlands
England’s Auckland Castle announced that it has located the site of a “long-lost medieval chapel” that is “comparable to some of the greatest in Europe.”
Rick James Estate Sued for $50 Million Amid Rape Accusation The late singer is accused of violently raping a teen during a visit to a youth detention home in Buffalo, New York, in 1979. According to 'Page Six,' the unidentified accuser said she was “very uncomfortable” and accused Rick James of being “very suggestive and inappropriate.” Unidentified Accuser, via 'Page Six' The accuser claims to have suffered ongoing "physical, psychological and emotional injury" that led to alcohol, substance abuse and "serious thoughts of suicide." Darren Seilback, the accuser's attorney, told the 'Buffalo News' that the woman informed someone of the alleged rape, but it was never reported. Darren Seilback, via the 'Buffalo News' James, who was previously convicted of assaulting two women in 1993, died in Los Angeles on August 6, 2004.
A month and a half after Julian Assange said he was "slowly dying" inside a London prison, the WikiLeaks founder's spokesperson says Assange is doing better. He's been moved from solitary confinement, the rep says, per Reuters : "I saw him about 10 days ago—he has improved thanks to the...
The Utah state Senate voted unanimously on Tuesday to effectively decriminalize polygamy among consenting adults. The Republican-sponsored bill reduces the penalty for plural marriage from a felony to an infraction on par with a traffic ticket. The practice of polygamy is a practice with deep religious roots in the predominantly Mormon Western state. The bill now moves to the Utah House of Representatives, where it is likely to face greater resistance.