A day under the big top is no fun for the animals used by Shrine circuses, one of which is performing through Monday in Marietta. These notoriously cruel and... The post History of Deadly Elephant Attacks Trails Marietta Circus Handler appeared first on PETA.
JERUSALEM – At the 11,600-seater Jerusalem Pais Arena in Israel Monday morning, workers here were busy trying to get the brand new 40,000-square-meter facility ready for what could be the largest Christian Pentecost Sunday Celebration in the Jewish nation's modern history.
According to reports, over 90,000 people participated in a rally in the Macedonian capital Skopje to support Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and to protest Sunday's anti-government rally organized by opposition leader Zoran Zaev.
Chrysovalantis Kefalas on Monday announced he is running for a U.S. Senate seat in Maryland, becoming the first Republican in the race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D).“We are in a position to make history and to make life better for everyone in Maryland,” Kefalas said. If elected, he would be the first openly gay Republican in Congress.Read full article >>
The 2015 Tony Awards haven’t even been decided yet but next year’s best-musical race already has a strong contender. Hamilton, Lin-Manual Miranda’s history lesson rapped in a musical, continues nabbing every award in sight. Monday evening...Show More Summary
Fact: Doc Rivers is the first coach in NBA history to blow multiple 3-1 series leads. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: SportsCenter Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
On Monday, New York City’s Fox affiliate ran a segment about the record-breaking sale of Pablo Picasso’s Les Femmes d'Alger (version O), a modern masterpiece that was auctioned off for $179.35 million (including the commission paid to Christie’s). Show More Summary
Microsoft will hold its E3 press briefing on Monday, 15th June at 5.30pm UK time. Announcing the event, Microsoft described the titles it would show as "the greatest games line-up in Xbox history". We're likely to see more of already-announced titles such as Halo 5: Guardians, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Forza 6 and Fable Legends. Read more…
Microsoft today announced that Xbox E3 2015 briefing will be held on Monday, June 15th, 9:30 a.m PDT. You can watch it live on your Xbox, Spike TV or on xbox.com. Microsoft promises to showcase the greatest games lineup in Xbox history. Tune in to see live Xbox E3 breaking news, exclusive announcements, trailer […]
This photo of staff members from Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) and the San Diego Natural History Museum are X-raying a 500,000-year-old mammoth skull fragment in the NMCSD radiology department on Monday. Man, those are some pretty massive teeth. Read more...
On Monday, 27 senators asked President Barack Obama take executive action to ban federal agencies and contractors from asking about applicants’ criminal histories until later in the hiring process.
Back in the 9os, professional wrestling experienced one of the most amazing eras to ever grace its history: the Attitude Era. Most recognized for WWE and WCW’s Monday Night Wars, this was a time when stories were the most engaging and wrestlers were the most athletically entertaining. Show More Summary
In dropping the hammer on the Patriots and Tom Brady Monday afternoon, the league made it clear that Brady’s standing in the league and the history of the game wasn’t going to help his case. Brady was suspended the first four games of the season for his role in tampering with footballs in last year’s AFC…
After one of the most dominant runs in television history, American Idol will not return after its 15th season this January, Fox announced Monday. Host Ryan Seacrest – the only on-screen talent that has been with the show since its 2002 debut – and the current judges' table of Jennifer Lopez, Harry...
Dwayne De Rosario, one of the most accomplished players in MLS history, announced his retirement at age 36. He’ll become an ambassador for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Toronto FC’s parent company. DeRo, the 2011 MVP with D.C. United, was let go by his hometown TFC over the winter and did not sign elsewhere. He […]
The Vatican made history Monday when Pope Francis welcomed a woman archbishop to an official audience at the Apostolic Palace for the first time, according to Vatican Radio. Archbishop Antje Jackelén, the first female head of the Lutheran...Show More Summary
New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist made the 100th start of his playoff career in Monday's 1-0 loss to the Washington Capitals, becoming the eighth goalie in NHL history to log 100 playoff appearances for one team, per Elias...Show More Summary
Corinthian Colleges filled for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on Monday. The move followed its abrupt announcement last week that it was shutting its doors for good, a decision that will affect the 16,000 students enrolled in the schools around the US. Show More Summary
On Monday Breaking the Silence, an Israeli activist group founded by military veterans, released edited, anonymous interviews with more than 60 soldiers who participated in Israel's 2014 invasion of Gaza, Operation Protective Edge. Breaking...Show More Summary
History was made in the Prince George’s County town of Brentwood Monday night when Rocio Treminio-Lopez became the first Latino ever elected in Maryland as mayor.Treminio-Lopez, who works as a code enforcement officer for the City of Edmonton, was appointed interim mayor of Brentwood (pop. Show More Summary