Journalists more used to sharing the dangers of war zones are experiencing a different kind of fallout closer to home The harrowing reports from the frontline of the refugee crisis, beamed on to our TVs and printed by newspapers, have had a strong emotional impact on many people safe at home. Yet the organisations covering […]
New York (CNN)Look. Up in the sky. It’s a giant dragonfly. It’s a winged dinosaur. It’s Solar Impulse 2, the largest solar-powered aircraft in the world, which landed early Saturday in New York City — the 14th stop and the final U.S. destination in its year-old trek around the world. “We made a mistake with […]
Washington (CNN)The Rev. Jesse Jackson endorsed Hillary Clinton on Saturday, continuing a recent string of high-profile endorsements for the presumptive Democratic nominee. Jackson, speaking in Chicago, said he trusts that Clinton will look out for the interests of marginalized communities including refugees, immigrants and the poor.
(CNN)A New York man who was injured when a package exploded near his mailbox was targeted after confronting his mother’s caretaker over stolen money, authorities said Wednesday. Three people are in custody and are being arraigned on first degree assault charges in connection with the May 29 bombing at the Floyd, New York, home of […]
Washington (CNN)Hillary Clinton said Wednesday she’ll consider “the most qualified people” for the Democratic vice presidential nomination — which would include women. Now that she’s clinched the party’s presidential nod, Clinton told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that she is turning her attention to selecting a running-mate ahead of the party’s convention in Philadelphia in July.
Washington D.C (CNN)The Pentagon hosted a LGBT celebration Wednesday, but transgender activists weren’t feeling it. The “Celebrate” event, which is organized by DOD Pride, an employee resource group that works with the Pentagon, comes at a time when transgender supporters are still pushing for an end to the military’s policy that bars them from serving […]
The letter to staff, sent on Tuesday, praised BHS former chief executive Darren Topp, but was scathing about Retail Acquisitions (RAL). “The inability of RAL to raise sufficient funds and dispose of key property assets hindered the management team in delivering the turnaround plan,” it said. “Any sums of financing raised or property disposals appeared […]
Lynwood, California (CNN)Hillary Clinton escalated her attacks Monday against Donald Trump over his comments suggesting a federal judge is biased against him because of his Mexican heritage. “You know, just yesterday he said, ‘Well because of all the negative things he has said about American Muslims, he doesn’t know an American Muslim judge could fairly […]
Mr Ashley had been refusing to appear before the committee since last March, although he changed his mind last month and said he would answer questions if MPs first visited the firm’s Shirebrook warehouse in Derbyshire. However, last week he changed his position again, stating he would not attend because his lawyer Richard Gordon, QC, […]
(CNN)Muhammad Ali, my father, has never been afraid of confronting conflicts outside of the ring. His recent attempt to free two hikers held captive in Iran reinforces his relentless effort to promote peace, tolerance and humanity around the world. His work as an ambassador for peace extends as far back as 1985, when he flew […]