An internal fight is holding up the House Republican effort to pass a budget that would inflict the maximum possible pain on working Americans, Politico reports in an article that would have to work hard to get in one more piece of Republican messaging. Show More Summary
A Czech nuclear power station is in hot water after it used a bikini contest to hire potential interns.
Commentary: Power conglomerate CEZ seems to think making potential interns wear bikinis and hard hats is cultural enrichment.
Bryan Cranston smiles as he holds up his award at the Munich International Film Festival on Friday (June 23) in Munich, Germany. The 61-year-old actor was awarded the Cinemerit Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in film and television. He was joined by director Robin Swicord and Diana Iljine, the director of the festival. “When [...]
June 23 (Reuters) - Ireland will hold talks with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) about the possibility of playing a test match at Lord's in 2019 after they and Afghanistan were granted full-member status by the International Cricket Council on Thursday.
(Brown University) The anchors that hold Venus' flower basket sea sponges to the ocean floor have an internal architecture that increases their ability to bend, according to a new study. Understanding that natural architecture could inform future human-made materials.
Trump can see the Trump International Hotel from the White House lawn, making it a premier and convenient location for the June 28 major-donor event, his campaign director Michael Glassner said. [...] the choice also raises ethics questions,...Show More Summary
President. Candidate. Businessman. Three of President Donald Trump's roles converge next week as he holds his first re-election fundraiser at his hotel in Washington. Trump can see the Trump International … Click to Continue »
The Ferrari 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 engine has won the 2017 International Engine of Year award, holding onto the crown it captured in 2016. This year the Ferrari motor, used in the 488 supercar, edged out the 3.0-litre flat-six employed by the Porsche 911 range, as well the BMW i8’s petrol-electric drivetrain, the 2.5-litre turbocharged five-cylinder […]
(University of Calgary) The fossil of an early snake-like animal -- called Lethiscus stocki -- has kept its evolutionary secrets for the last 340-million years.Now, an international team of researchers, led by the University of Calgary,...Show More Summary
The international community is not supporting Iraqi Kurds’ independence referendum. But the KRG is planning on holding it anyway.
The International Civil Aviation Organization is holding talks in Montreal to address the Gulf crisis.
Yes! Someone is actually trying to hold Donald Trump accountable! The POTUS has made our country an international laughingstock with his backward policies, rudeness with foreign dignitaries, and criminal scandals. But the most embarrassing...Show More Summary
June 10 (Reuters) - World Cup hosts Japan opened their mid-year internationals with a morale-boosting 33-21 victory over Romania in Kyushu on Saturday, the Brave Blossoms staving off a furious second half comeback after looking imperious for 50 minutes.
Late Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump got off a plane at Newark International Airport. It was windy. It was very windy. And his hair…it didn’t hold up too well. Here. See for yourself: Even by his usual standards, this was a bad hair day for the President. Some viewers noticed: Anyone else see that footage […]
In its latest wave of cuts, Sears Holdings Corp. will close 66 Sears and Kmart stores across the country, including four in California, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. A list circulated internally on Tuesday said the California stores slated for closure are a Sears location...
Johannesburg - Steinhoff International Holdings NV said first-half earnings rose 13 percent as the acquisitive retailer that was started in South Africa reported revenue and margin growth across its household goods and general merchandise...Show More Summary
In turbulent times, history itself becomes a source of suspenseful drama, as anxious citizens look to the past to predict what fresh hell is in store for them. “Hold These Truths,” a solo drama written by Jeanne Sakata and starring Ryun Yu, recounts one man’s experience of the national stain of...
Shipping container becomes giant beer keg as part of international suds exchange.
By AMANDA VINCENT Jimmie Johnson already holds the record with most Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series wins at Dover (Del.) International Speedway with 10s, and he’s no stranger to tying and breaking records formerly held by NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale Yarborough, as Johnson tied Yarborough for most consecutive Cup Series championships with his third [...]