Day: January 6, 2018

Tess Torelli January 6, 2018

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson has harsh words for the Trump administration’s move to end the legalization of non-medical marijuana — calling it both backwards and unproductive. Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Obama-era policy that enabled states to sell non-medical marijuana. The move came the same week that the policy went into effect. In […]

Tess Torelli January 6, 2018

One Mega Millions ticket matched all six numbers and will claim a $450 million grand prize. The winning numbers drawn Friday night to claim the nation’s 10th largest jackpot were 28-30-39-59-70-10. It was not immediately known where the winning ticket was sold. Lottery officials also increased the jackpot of Powerball, the other national lottery game, […]

Vinnyd January 6, 2018

At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people’s lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a ‘voice to the voiceless’. Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera […]

Tess Torelli January 6, 2018

The plaintiff in the lawsuit, filed Dec. 15 in Manhattan, is identified in court papers as Haleigh Breest. The other three women subsequently came forward to Breest’s New York attorneys. They spoke to the AP on the condition that they not be identified for fear of retribution. The AP generally does not identify people who […]

Tess Torelli January 6, 2018

President Donald Trump’s fervent use of Twitter has produced a staggering number of catchy nicknames the president has bestowed on many of his political foes, former allies and members of the media. Following are some of the subjects of the president’s creative wrath.

Tess Torelli January 6, 2018

The statement notes that the referral “is not intended to be an allegation of a crime.” Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, said the referral was an attempt to deflect attention from the committee’s collusion investigation. “I’ll continue to stand strong against any efforts to undermine Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation, […]

Tess Torelli January 6, 2018

It’s so cold in Florida that iguanas are falling from their perches in suburban trees. Temperatures dipped below 40 degrees Fahrenheit early Thursday in parts of South Florida, according to the National Weather Service in Miami. That’s chilly enough to immobilize green iguanas common in Miami’s suburbs. Palm Beach Post columnist Frank Cerabino tweeted a […]