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R Kelly sentenced to 15 years for child pornography charges

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption R Kelly was acquitted of all counts of child pornography in 2008 A judge has sentenced R Kelly to 15 years in prison on child pornography charges. The...

Melania Trump: US first lady attends UN as Brazil jr president takes office

Image copyright AFP Image caption Melania Trump became the first first lady in US history to miss the UN General Assembly session Jair Bolsonaro, who won Brazil's presidency last month, is a vocal supporter...

Caterina Ponticelli: The model isn’t the United States

By their very definition, are resilient nations. That’s the kind of polity that makes for effective governance, whereas the others fall on the “handicapped” or “incoherent” categories. Sadly for Germany, this will require serious...

Labour says it may ditch all-women shortlists for key parliamentary seats

Labour Party leadership contenders Emma Reynolds and Angela Eagle say the party may abandon all-women shortlists as most of its MPs are female. Addressing a fringe event at the party’s annual conference in Brighton,...

I stumbled across a cult known as the Fandry Corps

Early on an October morning in 2006, I received a call from a man I had never heard of before: Paddy Scarmada of Erasing Paddy, a man I would find later explain to me...

Trump agrees budget with Congress after brief shutdown averted

The government will not be shutdown over the weekend after a deal was struck between Congress and the White House on a new budget ahead of a 31 March deadline, and Trump said he...

Marine Vet Kills Woman Who Tried To Hug Him

Marine Corps veteran Tyler Ulis shot and killed a 31-year-old woman after she ran up to him and attempted to hug him. Ulis approached Taylor Hicks on a Kansas highway on Sunday to apologize...

New emergency line offers New Yorkers a lifeline in case of identity theft

Bank customers in New York City can now reach a toll-free number 24 hours a day in the event that they are in danger of becoming victims of fraud. New York City’s Office of...

Social media biff and bumble: How Germany is studying what people really want

Politicians run campaigns that often go unnoticed by the vast majority of the population. Election campaigns in Germany are no different. But rather than letting the results divide the two major parties on their...

CDC now allowing some patients to receive flu shots faster than one week

Health officials are quietly relaxing their guidelines to reduce the wait for flu vaccines from the National Institutes of Health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced that it is allowing some...

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