Bernie Sanders stood beside an image of a Yemeni child as the debate on ending US involvement in the Saudi-led war intensifies

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Wednesday displayed a giant photo of an emaciated child impacted by the Saudi-led war in Yemen as the Senate voted overwhelmingly to advance a resolution to end US involvement in the bloody conflict. The Senate voted 60-39 to further the debate. A final vote is expected for Thursday.  Calls for […]

Ugly backlash to Origin snub intensifies

THE fallout from the decision of Australian selectors to give Billy Slater the Wally Lewis Medal as player of the series after Origin III on Wednesday night has continued, with those on both sides of the fence putting their cases forward. The three-man panel comprising of former Queensland coach Mal Meninga, Maroons selector Darren Lockyer […]

SEC intensifies its cryptocurrency fundraising investigation

In January, the SEC warned that it was “looking closely” at companies that are involved in cryptocurrency (and using associated terms to boost stock). But now, it appears that the regulatory organization is doing more than just keeping an eye on things. According to The Wall Street Journal, the SEC has issued dozens of subpoenas […]

Saudi-led coalition intensifies Yemen airstrikes as Houthis tighten grip on Sanaa

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 07:29 Edited time: 6 Dec, 2017 08:19 A Saudi-led coalition intensified airstrikes on Yemen early on Wednesday. The armed Houthi movement is tightening its grip on the capital after it killed former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who switched sides in the civil war. Saudi Arabia and its allies struck a […]


Maria continued to strengthen on Monday and the eye of the storm was expected to move through the Leeward Islands near the island of Dominica late Monday afternoon or evening. “Maria is developing the dreaded pinhole eye,” the National Hurricane Center said. The hurricane, which has maximum sustained winds of 130 mph, is then expected […]

Cancellation Anxiety Intensifies: 10 Shows in Danger of Getting the Ax

We wish this were an early April Fool’s Joke: There’s a decent chance one of your favorite shows is about to get banished to the MIA network. RELATED2017 Renewal Scorecard: What’s Coming Back? What’s Getting Cancelled? What’s on the Bubble? As the 2016-17 TV season winds down, the major broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC […]