‘2020 class warfare?’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the left face off against billionaires in a fight to tax the rich

Caitlin Ochs/Reuters Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have all recently proposed hiking taxes on the wealthiest Americans. The progressive tax proposals have incensed the right-wing and many of America’s billionaires, some of whom might run for president in 2020.  While the right-wing says the left is fueling a class-war, progressives […]

Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals why Red Devils struggled against Burnley

The Red Devils came from 2-0 down on Tuesday evening to draw with Burnley. Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood netted for the Clarets before Paul Pogba and Victor Lindelof saved Solskjaer’s blushes. Pogba, who has been on fire under Solskjaer, fired home from the penalty spot before Lindelof’s 92nd minute equaliser. And while Solskjaer insisted […]

Habs' Paul Byron to have NHL hearing for charging against Panthers' Weegar

Paul Byron's availability for the Montreal Canadiens' visit to Columbus on Friday is up in the air following a hit on Tuesday night that caught the eye of the National Hockey League. The veteran forward will have a telephone hearing with the league Wednesday to discuss his charging penalty against Florida Panthers defenceman MacKenzie Weegar […]

Previously secret CIA report documents spear attack against surveillance plane

An aerial image from a low-level overflight of the Congo by a US Air Force reconnaissance aircraft in 1964 caught this moment in which a spear was thrown at the aircraft. In the 1960s, during the civil wars and political upheaval that rocked what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United States […]

Emmerdale spoilers: Lachlan White revenge plan against Belle Dingle revealed?

Belle Dingle (played by Eden Taylor-Draper) only returned to Emmerdale just before Christmas – finally beginning to heal after a harrowing experience with her ex-boyfriend Lachlan (Thomas Atkinson). Yet just as soon as she arrived back in the Yorkshire Dales after some much-needed time with her mother Lisa Dingle (Jane Cox), strange things started to […]

Nicaragua’s Forrest Gump Runs Against President Ortega

Alex Vanegas couldn’t stop crying. He was watching the news in Nicaragua on April 20, as the broadcasts led with how a sniper killed 15-year-old Álvaro Conrado with a single shot to the throat during the start of student protests against the regime of President Daniel Ortega that continue today. “I was inconsolable. How is […]

‘Embargo on predatory pricing’: India fights back against e-commerce giants with new antitrust rules

India is standing up to transnational e-commerce behemoths like Amazon and Flipkart Group with new rules barring companies from selling products from companies they partially own. E-commerce companies will no longer be able to sell products from companies in which they have an equity interest, nor will they be able to form exclusive agreements with […]

Trump says he doesn’t know top US official leading the fight against ISIS, calls him a ‘grandstander’ for resigning over Syria troop withdrawal

Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday evening that he didn’t know Brett McGurk, the top US official leading the fight against ISIS. Trump called McGurk a “grandstander” for resigning over Trump’s recent decision to withdraw 2,000 troops from Syria. McGurk reportedly told his colleagues in an email on Friday that he could not […]

Russian women’s handball team slip to defeat against France in Euro final

Russia’s women’s handball team had to settle for second at the European Championship in Paris as they went down to defeat against the French hosts in the final. The teams were meeting in a match-up of the 2016 Olympic final, in which Russia had sensationally won gold. ‘World’s most beautiful team’: Russian women’s handball stars […]

Sudan's Beauty Queen Wages Battle Against Colorism

“Oprah is my idol.” Natalina Yacoub giggles when she talks, and her bursts of laughter are infectious. Stylish in her big hoop earrings and close-cropped blond hair, the 25-year-old exudes confidence — a confidence that has served her well in the seemingly impossible endeavor she’s taken on. Yacoub is a beauty queen — named Sudan’s […]