This mummy uncovered in Switzerland has a VERY famous British descendant

It was well preserved due to a high level of mercury in the remains, often a sign that someone had been treated for syphilis. Although the woman was laid in a 16th century coffin, there was no gravestone marking her name, making her identification ... More..

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Larry Nassar Scandal Causes Michigan State President To Resign
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Larry Nassar Scandal Causes Michigan State President To Resign

In stating that University President Lou Anna Simon won't be forced out over the Nassar scandal, Ferguson told WVFN-AM this week: " There's so many more things going on at the university than just this Nass...More..

Trump, Netanyahu to Meet in Davos
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Trump, Netanyahu to Meet in Davos

The Palestinians rejected Trump's threat on Thursday, with one senior official labelling him an "oppressor". And he declared Jerusalem "off the table" in negotiations after he declared the disputed city the...More..

World edging closer to nuclear catastrophe, scientists warn
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

World edging closer to nuclear catastrophe, scientists warn

Doomsday Clock is now set to two minutes to midnight , 30 seconds closer than a year ago. For the 2018 time shift, members of the Doomsday Clock panel squarely took aim at the rhetoric and actions of Pr...More..

Japan accuses Dominican Republic tanker of passing fuel to North Korea
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Japan accuses Dominican Republic tanker of passing fuel to North Korea

A total of 90 teams have qualified at least one athlete to compete in this year's Winter Olympics , with 89 countries and the delegation from Russian Federation taking part under the International Olympic Co...More..

Mayors balk at White House meeting after sanctuary cities crackdown
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Mayors balk at White House meeting after sanctuary cities crackdown

As president, he has sought to step up arrests of illegal immigrants, rescinded protections for hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought into the country illegally as children and issued orders blocking entr...More..

Senate Confirms Trump Nominee Alex Azar as Health Secretary
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Senate Confirms Trump Nominee Alex Azar as Health Secretary

Democratic senators during Azar's recent confirmation hearings highlighted the price increases of Lily's drugs while he was at the company, and given that history were skeptical of his claims to intend to fig...More..

Mary J. Blige overcame chicken phobia filming Mudbound
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Mary J. Blige overcame chicken phobia filming Mudbound

As a side note, Williams' nomination sees him continue to reign as the most Oscar-nominated person alive . Morrison, 39, studied photography and film at New York University, and afterward, moved into documen...More..

Inflation weaker than expected on cheap food, retail goods
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Inflation weaker than expected on cheap food, retail goods

Statistics South Africa said the consumer price index increased by 0.5% month-on-month in December. Rent prices rose 0.5 percent in the December 2017 quarter, with increases in most regions countered by flat ...More..

Schumer withdraws offer for border wall
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Schumer withdraws offer for border wall

After a three-day shutdown, the federal government was back open Tuesday, but the debate over the federal budget continues. Enactment by Trump of the bill will allow the government to reopen fully on Tuesday ...More..

Hong Kong needs to tighten measures to enforce North Korea sanctions
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Hong Kong needs to tighten measures to enforce North Korea sanctions

Americans are prohibited from dealing with the companies that own them, and global banks that do any kind of transactions with them are subject to USA sanctions. Six North Korean vessels have also been added to...More..

Leading German far-right AfD politician converts to Islam
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Leading German far-right AfD politician converts to Islam

Now a senior member of the party in Brandenburg has caused a mini-sensation by converting to Islam . In the party's first bill since its electoral success in September, the AfD proposed amending Germany's ...More..

Bashar Al Assad has no chance to build Syria's future: Turkey
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Bashar Al Assad has no chance to build Syria's future: Turkey

Five days into the curiously named Operation Olive Branch, created to curb the ambitions of the Kurdish enemy in Syria's Afrin, the stakes are rising on both sides: fierce fighting has killed at least 27 ...More..

Museveni declares his love for Trump
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Museveni declares his love for Trump

Trump. I love Trump", the Ugandan president said, according to video published by local media outlets. Speaking at the last session of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) in Kampala, Museveni claim...More..

'Enjoy hell': United States doctor who abused gymnasts given 175-year sentence
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

'Enjoy hell': United States doctor who abused gymnasts given 175-year sentence

Nassar was a well-respected physician who, in addition to his work at Michigan State, tended to some of the United States' most famous Olympic athletes. "You preyed on me, on us". I don't know. This video is s...More..

NYC Sues Huge Pharma for $500M Over Opioid Disaster
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

NYC Sues Huge Pharma for $500M Over Opioid Disaster

On Monday, the Daily News also reported that New York City Transit's president, Andy Byford, said he was "unsure" of whether or not he could trust the agency's analysts to give him reliable data regarding...More..

Watchdog say Trump's porn star payoffs could be illegal
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Watchdog say Trump's porn star payoffs could be illegal

Michael Cohen says the allegations are baseless, a phrase that's getting a lot of play these days, with Mike Pence contending that reports of the Trump/Daniels affair are "the latest baseless allegations" ...More..

State unemployment rate fell in December
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

State unemployment rate fell in December

The number of unemployed Mississippians fell by 2,700 in December to 58,100, which is the lowest number of Mississippians without jobs since August 1979. Most of the decrease occurred in food services (-1,900)...More..

[OPINION] Hugh Masekela: May his trumpet forever play on
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

[OPINION] Hugh Masekela: May his trumpet forever play on

A few weeks later, he was up for his second Grammy nomination in the best world music category, but lost out to a posthumous Ravi Shankar record. In concerts, Masekela discussed the meaning of songs such as "...More..

'Murphy Brown' returning to CBS
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

'Murphy Brown' returning to CBS

CBS has announced that next year, it will air an eleventh season of the show, starring Bergen and written and executive-produced by Diane English , the show's original creator and writer. Television producers,...More..

Trump lashes out over Federal Bureau of Investigation agents' missing messages
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Trump lashes out over Federal Bureau of Investigation agents' missing messages

Strzok's text messages to Page also criticized then-Attorney General Eric Holder and Sen. Johnson said , in reference to messages between Strzok and Page intimating individuals within the government agency...More..

Sarah Huckabee Sanders: believer & mom in White House
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Sarah Huckabee Sanders: believer & mom in White House

The blame game was in full force this weekend, with President Donald Trump tweeting about how the shutdown began with the first anniversary of his inauguration: " Democrats wanted to give me a nice present"....More..

Bangladesh says Rohingya repatriation postponed
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Bangladesh says Rohingya repatriation postponed

More than 688,000 Muslim Rohingya and a few hundred Hindu Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since August 25 previous year after the Myanmar military cracked down in the northern part of Rakhine state, amid wit...More..

US Rejects Russian-Proposed UN Mechanism to Probe Syria Chemical Attacks
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

US Rejects Russian-Proposed UN Mechanism to Probe Syria Chemical Attacks

Paris witnessed on Tuesday the launch of a conference on International Partnership against Impunity for the Use of Chemical Weapons. Tillerson said that " Russia's failure to resolve the chemical weapon...More..

Pyongyang 'calls for reunification of North and South Korea'
by | Thursday, January 25, 2018

Pyongyang 'calls for reunification of North and South Korea'

Speaking at the American Enterprise Institute , Pompeo also said a key risk of allowing North Korea to develop its nuclear and missile program was proliferation to other countries. "That increases the risk to ...More..

Philippines raises alert level for Mayon volcano
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Philippines raises alert level for Mayon volcano

According to Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara, all schools will be suspended in the whole province on January 23. He has also advised residents to wear facemasks and stay indoors. Since 616, it has erupted 47 ...More..

India blasts Pak, says United Nations must focus on eliminating terror safe havens
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

India blasts Pak, says United Nations must focus on eliminating terror safe havens

Haley had joined the 14 other council envoys for talks with top Afghan leaders in Kabul last weekend as the government considers holding peace talks with the Taliban to end decades of insurgency. Responding to ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Rex Tillerson: The US "treasures" its relationship with UK

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is flying into London for talks with Boris Johnson on a "packed" whistle-stop visit. The three countries have agreed to establish a working group which will meet somewher...More..

Florida Mall Evacuated After Pipe Bomb Detonates
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Florida Mall Evacuated After Pipe Bomb Detonates

They saw smoke coming from the building as they arrived, according to ABC Action News . The devices appeared to resemble pipe bombs; they were made of PVC piping that was wrapped in electrical tape. Both dev...More..

Former Soccer Star George Weah Sworn In As Liberia's President
by | Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Former Soccer Star George Weah Sworn In As Liberia's President

In his first speech as president, Weah played to the gallery on corruption. Weah then made a quick ascension up the political ladder. "It is my belief that the most effective way to directly impact the po...More..