• Helmut Kohl, Who Oversaw Germany's Reunification, Dies At 87
Helmut Kohl, Who Oversaw Germany's Reunification, Dies At 87

Tributes also poured in from overseas, with former U.S. president George H.W. Bush hailing "one of the greatest" post-war leaders, and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker honouring him as the "very essence of Europe". Kohl persuaded Bush to accept a larger, reunified Germany, and convinced Gorbachev to withdraw troops from East Germany ....

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  • Medical Colleges: Reject Senate Health-Care Bill
Medical Colleges: Reject Senate Health-Care Bill

This reinsurance fund would give federal injections to insurers to help them cover higher-cost enrollees. Republicans , including those in the Senate who will likely vote on their health care bill next week, have justified overhauling the 2010 health care law and Medicaid in part because they say the programs are unpopular and aren't working...

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  • Bill Cosby will hold town hall meetings on sexual assault
Bill Cosby will hold town hall meetings on sexual assault

But the goal of the meetings doesn't seem to be educating them on why sexual assault is bad, or how to not sexually assault people. "He raped me!" Those 59 women who accused him of rape, drug-facilitated sexual assault, sexual battery, child sexual assault, and other sexual misconduct were all just freaking out because of a shoulder brush , and yo...

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  • North Korea says United States student's death a 'mystery to us as well'
North Korea says United States student's death a 'mystery to us as well'

Throngs of mourners paid their final respects to Otto Warmbier Thursday at a public funeral at the high school he attended near Cincinnati . "We continue to urge China to exert its unique leverage as North Korea's largest trading partner, including by fully implementing all the UN Security Council sanctions", Thornton told the South China Mo...

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  • Camille Cosby Criticizes Judge, District Attorney
Camille Cosby Criticizes Judge, District Attorney

District Attorney Kevin Steele holds a news conference after a mistrial in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case in Norristown, Pa., Saturday, June 17, 2017. How do I describe the counsels for the accusers? Overtly and arrogantly collaborating with the District Attorney. "It has been restored". He also found success with his "Fat Albert" animated ...

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  • South Korea Tests Missile Capable of Striking Any Part of the North
South Korea Tests Missile Capable of Striking Any Part of the North

Moon's visit was aimed as a warning against North Korean provocations, the spokesman said. South Korea can load warheads weighing up to two tons on ballistic missiles with shorter ranges. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency said this week another test of its shoot-down capability failed on Wednesday night. The disclosure of the North's engine t...

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  • Toy Story Shocker: Andy's Dad's Backstory Revealed?
Toy Story Shocker: Andy's Dad's Backstory Revealed?

Disney Pixar's Toy Story is one of those series that tugs at every single heart string, but it turns out there are few more to pull.as Andy's dad might have one of the saddest stories in Pixar history. was Woody's original owner, and when he was diagnosed with polio in 1959, all his toys were destroyed except for Woody, Slinky ,...

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  • Democrat Leader Blames Gerrymandering For Special Election Loss
Democrat Leader Blames Gerrymandering For Special Election Loss

The House Democratic leader is seeking to reassure Democrats dejected after a loss in a Georgia special election where the party invested millions of dollars. Obama didn't match his first performance in his re-election campaign. "But we don't agonize, we organize - organize inside the House and mobilize outside for the good of the America...

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  • The Sexes Of Jay-Z And Beyonce's Twins Reportedly Revealed
The Sexes Of Jay-Z And Beyonce's Twins Reportedly Revealed

Her father, Matthew Knowles , was the first to publicly acknowledge the birth on Twitter , with a celebratory picture of balloons and a message from "Granddad". 'We would like to share our love and happiness. Reports she had become a mum began swirling this week when rapper Jay Z missed his Songwriters Hall of Fame induction on Thursday nig...

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  • Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog
Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

The dog , from nearby Sebastopol, was rescued when she was almost blind from neglect by the Dogwood Animal Rescue Project in Sonoma County, where the contest was held. Martha's win sees her owner, Shirley Zindler , walk away with $1,500 (1,340 euros), a shiny trophy and a trip to NY for media appearances for her and her pooch.

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  • Flash Flood Watch Through Friday
Flash Flood Watch Through Friday

Some roof damage at their building, in addition they report multiple trees down on the cemetery property. Thursday afternoon, a twister rattled nerves, and scattered debris in Fairfield, Ala. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency, like his Alabama counterpart a day earlier. National Weather Service statistics show roug...

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  • Olympian Alysia Montaño Races Pregnant for a Second Time
Olympian Alysia Montaño Races Pregnant for a Second Time

Have you read Trendiee Today? She finished more than 19 seconds behind the victor on Thursday in extreme heat, recording a time of 2 minutes, 21.40 seconds. Hello. Add your message here. Montano seems to have more patience than I would, saying that she takes care of herself, and besides, "I'm not super-duper delicate", she said.

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  • George Clooney sells his tequila company Casamigos for $1 billion
George Clooney sells his tequila company Casamigos for $1 billion

Speaking in a statement, Clooney said that he and his fellow business partners were surprised at how successful their venture had become. Diageo (LON:DGE) has inked a deal to acquire George Clooney's Casamigos business, the blue-chip company has said.

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  • Five GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written
Five GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

Trump tweeted Thursday evening that he is "very supportive" of the health care bill crafted by Senate Republican leadership, departing from an earlier more cautious approach by his White House communications team. But Trump didn't articulate what improvements he wanted to see in the Senate bill, even as the comment ruffled feathers in the H...

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  • Donald Trumps state visit to UK in doubt
Donald Trumps state visit to UK in doubt

Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Wednesday to listen more closely to business concerns about Britain leaving the European Union as she set out a Brexit-focused government program, pared back to reflect her weakened authority. Britain is trying to persuade Trump to sign a post-Brexit trade deal. She also travelled by auto instead of the tr...

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  • Dell Team up With Sony to Create Spider-Man Homecoming VR World
Dell Team up With Sony to Create Spider-Man Homecoming VR World

The initial reactions on social media are not only calling it one of the best films in the MCU, but they're talking huge box office numbers as well. Of course there's no word on how these solo films will come together, especially without Spider-Man expected to play much of a role in either of the spinoff movies .

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  • Israel denies Daesh link to Jerusalem attacks
Israel denies Daesh link to Jerusalem attacks

Israeli forces shot three Palestinians dead in response to the assault. In addition, Israeli forces closed off Deir Abu-Mash'al, the Ramallah-area village where the three Palestinians who carried out Friday's attack were from. It said 350 people were arrested. The group is a small radical leftist group, operating within the Palestine Liberati...

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  • Reel on high at Royal Ascot
Reel on high at Royal Ascot

Sent off the 5/2 favourite, Qemah enjoyed a clear passage in the main body of the field towards the stands' rail and got the better of Aljazzi after a brief skirmish just inside the final furlong. Ridden by William Buick for trainer Richard Fahey, based in Yorkshire, the 4-year-old son of Iffraaj has never been worse than third in his career, a...

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  • Bill Cosby planning motivational speaking tour
Bill Cosby planning motivational speaking tour

And it also affects, you know, married men [laughs]". As awful as it gets, Bill Cosby , who faced sexual assault allegations, will educate people on sexual assault laws. Cosby has been accused of inappropriate behaviour by nearly 60 women, but this was the only one to make it to trial. Cosby , 79, was accused of drugging and raping former Te...

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  • Jury drills down on Bill Cosby's testimony
Jury drills down on Bill Cosby's testimony

Jurors had portions of Constand's testimony read back to them Wednesday. Marguerite Jackson - who worked with Constand, 44, of Toronto, at Temple University - had offered herself as a witness for Cosby , 79. The third count covers Cosby's alleged use of pills to impair Constand before groping her breast and genitals. She also asked Cosby'...

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