Badboy Russian internationals to spend CHRISTMAS in jail as court extends remand until New Year

Zenit St. Petersburg striker Aleksandr Kokorin and Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mamaev will spend Christmas in prison after being remanded in custody to await trial on charges of assault, which occurred after a night spent drinking. The pair were detained in October over an alleged drunken attack on a civil servant in a Moscow cafe, and […]

Don’t eat romaine lettuce in Ontario and Quebec until source of E. coli outbreak determined, officials say

The E. coli strain currently suspected of making people sick in both Canada and the U.S. is the same one that caused a similar outbreak last year, prompting questions about why regulators aren’t issuing a mandatory recall.

US will squeeze Iran with sanctions ‘until the pips squeak’ – Bolton

US National Security Advisor John Bolton has threatened to “squeeze” Iran’s economy “until the pips squeak,” just one week after Washington imposed a new round of crippling sanctions billed as the “toughest ever.” Speaking ahead of the ASEAN-US summit in Singapore, Bolton said that the Iranian government is already under “real pressure” and that the […]

Hospital patients thought they would miss out on Election Day — until these 2 nurses came to the rescue

Lenox Hill Hospital Two Lenox Hill Hospital nurses created a program so their patients could vote on Election Day this past Tuesday, the New York Post reported. Many of the patients were hospitalized for last-minute emergencies or in labor, so they couldn’t physically leave the hospital to complete their ballots. For hospitals without voting programs, […]

Your Cocktail Game in a Pickle? Not Until You Try This Flavored Vodka

There’s nothing quite like biting into a cold, crisp dill pickle fresh out of the jar. And if you’re pickle-obsessed like me, you’ve probably sneaked a few sips of the mouth-puckering brine too. Why do some people think it’s weird to drink pickle juice? In the U.S., we drink tomato juice, grapefruit juice and even […]

I spent college studying and interning, but I didn’t realize I’d missed a huge opportunity until it was too late

Matt Picking Fewer than 2% of undergraduate students take advantage of the study abroad programs at their colleges. Studying internationally is proven to enhance global awareness, help develop leadership skills, foster personal growth, and advance students’ comprehension of foreign languages. Olivia Young graduated in 2013 without having studied abroad and regretted it so much that […]

Net neutrality delay: Calif. agrees to suspend law until after court case

Enlarge / California State Capitol building in Sacramento. (credit: Getty Images | joe chan photography) California has agreed to delay enforcement of its net neutrality law until after litigation that will determine whether states can implement their own net neutrality rules. California’s net neutrality law was slated to take effect on January 1, 2019. But […]

‘Guilty until proven innocent’: Trump compares global pushback against Saudi Arabia over Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance to Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst US President Donald Trump compared mounting criticism over Saudi Arabia’s handling of the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi to allegations of sexual assault leveled against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearings. Of the pushback against Saudi Arabia, Trump told the Associated Press: “Here we go again with, you know, you’re […]

Rand Paul suggests cutting off military aid to Saudi Arabia until missing journalist is found

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has said he will introduce a bill that would cut off military aid to Saudi Arabia until the missing Saudi-born dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is found safe and well. Khashoggi, who writes opinion columns for the Washington Post, was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday and Turkish […]

Really, Hillary? Clinton says Democrats ‘can’t be civil’ until they win

Republicans only respect strength and Democrats can only afford civility if they win in the upcoming midterms, Hillary Clinton has argued against the backdrop of increasingly violent US politics. “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about,” the former presidential candidate told CNN’s […]