Chris Paul scored 28 points and Danilo Gallinari added 25 as the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit to get a 112-107 win over the Houston Rockets on Monday
Jeff Bezos' surprise trip to India may not have gone quite the way he expected. He arrived to government criticism of Washington Post coverage, the launching of an antitrust investigation of Amazon, and protests from small-business owners—despite his announcement that his company was investing $1 billion to help neighborhood...
Police say an armed security guard shot and killed a man suspected of fatally shooting a woman and injuring 15 more people outside a bar in Kansas City, Missouri. (Jan. 20)
A Pennsylvania woman was driving around town in Lehigh Valley on January 7th. She was waiting for a calling from God. That's when she decided to test her faith by driving into oncoming traffic. Nadejda Reilly wasn't hurt, but was arrested on aggravated assault and other charges after the incident. Reilly related God took care of her by not having her injured. Pennsylvania State Trooper Arrest affidavit Reilly also stated she did not care if the other people were injured. Why? According to Newser, Reilly said it was 'because God would have taken care of them.'
5 Facts About Martin Luther King Jr. Every January, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday. King Jr., who would have turned 91 in 2020, was born on January 15. Here are 5 facts about the legendary activist. 1. His given name at birth was Michael King Jr. 2. He earned a doctorate in systematic theology from Boston University in 1955. 3. Throughout the civil rights movement, Dr. King went to jail thirty times. 4. He posthumously won a Grammy in 1971 for best spoken word recording. 5. Dr. King was a big fan of the sci-fi TV show 'Star Trek.'
Britain’s Prince Harry attended a summit for leaders of 21 African countries in London. Reuters reports that the summit was hosted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday. Harry met the presidents of Malawi and Mozambique and the prime minister of Morocco at the summit. Buckingham Palace said the prince, has been heavily involved in causes in Africa for many years. He also held a private meeting with Johnson on the sidelines of the summit. At the summit, Johnson called for deeper investment ties between Britain and Africa Johnson called for Britain to be the “investment partner of choice” for Africa.
A horrible twist to the already unimaginable story of the 18-month-old who fell to her death from the 11th story of a Royal Caribbean ship: The cruise line says the tot's grandfather first leaned out the open window before leaning down to pick her up. Salvatore "Sam" Anello, who is...
38 Percent of the World to Experience Civil Unrest in 2020, Study Says In 2019, nearly a quarter of the world’s countries experienced a surge in civil unrest. A recent study published by Verisk Maplecroft has predicted that those surges will continue in 2020. According to their research, 75 of the world’s countries will experience violence and break-out demonstrations in 2020. That’s nearly 40 percent of the 195 countries in the world. Their analysis is based on both predicted rises in unrest as well as the predicted risk posed by a country's security forces against protesters. Study Author, via ‘Daily Mail’ Countries such as Ukraine, Guinea Bissau and Tajikistan are forecasted to experience the biggest rises in unrest in 2020. However, researchers are more concerned about the civil unrest in larger countries, such as Russia, Saudi Arabia and China. These countries displayed high risk of backlash by security forces over the course of the next six months. Verisk Maplecroft also predicted that Hong Kong and Chile will not find peace for at least the next two years, as they were deemed the “riskiest locations” in 2019.
The journey the San Francisco 49ers have gone on the past year was depicted on a T-shirt that general manager John Lynch showed off in the victorious locker room after the NFC championship game
Here's the latest for Monday, Jan. 20th: Trump's legal team asserts he did nothing wrong; Thousands of gun-rights activists protest in Richmond; Human transmission of new respiratory virus confirmed; the nation marks the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
In the wake of the Hawaii shooting and subsequent fire that left two police officers dead and destroyed seven homes in Honolulu's Diamond Head neighborhood, details are coming out about suspect Jerry Hanel. The 69-year-old was being evicted by his landlady Sunday morning when he allegedly attacked her, stabbing her...
Legal filings to the Senate have laid out the arguments that will be made in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, where he faces allegations of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress
"After we tried that case, I think they'd have given her a death penalty in a heartbeat. That’s the effect she had on the jury." So say the Muskingum County prosecutors involved in the case of Emile Weaver, a Delta Gamma Theta sorority sister at Muskingum University's New Concord, Ohio,...
Thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol to protest plans by the state's Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation that has become a key flash point in the national debate over gun violence. (Jan. 20)
Divorce is painful for everyone involved, but it can be even worse if financial negotiations go awry. According to Business Insider, if you're unable to decide how to divide your assets during a divorce, the courts will do it for you. Most US states observe equitable distribution. That means all property acquired during the marriage is divided fairly at a judge's discretion. But nine US states observe community property law, where marital assets are split 50-50.
Avoid the Flu by Strengthening Your Immune System According to the CDC, this year's flu season is very active across the U.S. Nearly 10 million people have been diagnosed with the virus so far. Purdue School of Nursing's Libby Richards says a strong immune system will help you avoid the flu. Be sure to get the proper amount of sleep each day, even if you are not sick. Libby Richards, via MedicalXpress Be sure to also consume healthy fluids and foods and avoid drinking too much alcohol. Exercise is important, and Richards adds that you should do it even if you have mild symptoms. Libby Richards, via MedicalXpress
Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP New audio from the red carpet at the "Lion King" premiere in July shows Prince Harry and Meghan Markle touting her voiceover abilities – "just not Scar" – to director Jon Favreau. Previously, red carpet audio seemingly showed Prince Harry talking to Disney CEO Bob Iger about how Markle was "really interested" in voiceover work, to which Iger responded, "We'd love to try." In the clip with Favreau, the Duke of Sessex appears to say "If anyone needs any extra voiceover work," months before the couple announced their departure from royal duties.
Delta employees will receive their February pay as usual next month—except the total amount will be equal to pay for February, March, and April. That's because eligible employees have gotten a profit-sharing bonus each year since 2012, and this year's payout is a record at $1.6 billion. With...
1 in 6 Vaping Lung Illnesses Linked to Legal THC, Says Federal Report The report was released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It revealed that one-sixth of those who suffer from lung injuries linked to vaping marijuana got their THC from legal dispensaries. Kevin Sabet, Policy Advisor, via 'USA Today' Kevin Sabet, Policy Advisor, via 'USA Today' The CDC recommends avoiding THC vaping products altogether. 57 deaths have been lined to vaping. Illnesses linked to the habit total nearly 3,000. The Food and Drug Administration has announced a ban on all flavored vaping and e-cigarette products.