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Andrew Cotton Breaks Back After Taking Hellacious Wipeout at Nazaré During Filming

Andrew Cotton Breaks Back After Taking Hellacious Wipeout at Nazaré During Filming At first glance, it looked like it was Cotton's surfboard that shot out of the crashing wave. Cotton, 36, suffered a broken back Wednesday after falling off of his surfboard. Cotton is in stable condition in a Portuguese hospital. "If there is a set of waves following you can get washed in towards the cliff, which is really bad news. [Full Article...]

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to slap United Nations critic of drugs war

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to slap United Nations critic of drugs war Duterte stressed anew that he will tell Trump to " lay off " in case the latter brings up the human rights concerns linked to his war on drugs. "For real. The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in July conducted a hearing into the Philippines' war on drugs, where human rights organizations urged the Philippine government to uphold the rule of law and respect human rights in its campaign. [Full Article...]

Viral Air Force Racism Story is a Hoax

Viral Air Force Racism Story is a Hoax The cadet candidate, whose identity was not disclosed, was no longer enrolled, although it's unclear whether he was expelled or withdrew from the academy. "Regardless of the circumstances under which those words were written, they were written, and that deserved to be addressed ", he wrote. "You can never overemphasize the need for a culture of dignity and respect-and those who don't understand t... [Full Article...]

'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner accused of sexual harassing, firing writer

'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner accused of sexual harassing, firing writer Gordon, who was 27 at the time, alleges that Weiner told her that she owed it to him to let him see her naked, according to a report published Thursday in The Information . Gordon won an Emmy alongside Weiner in 2009 (seen above) for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series for the episode "Meditations In An Emergency". [Full Article...]

Prince William and Kate Middleton Just Made the Most Novice Traveler Mistake

Prince William and Kate Middleton Just Made the Most Novice Traveler Mistake At the opening of the annual School Leaders Forum, run by the children's mental-health charity Place2Be, in London on Tuesday, Kate revealed in passing that she is now able to attend those early morning drop-offs for four-year-old George. [Full Article...]

3-year-old dies from eating a grilled cheese

3-year-old dies from eating a grilled cheese The center is now shut down, and children and their parents were turned away earlier Thursday as multiple city agencies investigate Elijah's death. The family of the preschooler named Elijah , says the 7th Ave. The facility has been shuttered, and an investigation into the boy's death is ongoing, Christopher Miller, a spokesman for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, ... [Full Article...]

Catalan parliament speaker posts bail in Spain

The Speaker of Catalonia's sacked Parliament appeared before Spain's Supreme Court on Thursday in the latest legal case brought against separatist leaders for their role in the region's divisive independence bid. The Supreme Court on Thursday took a softer tone than the High Court did in its own ruling that jailed the former government members. Two leaders of Catalan independence associations ha... [Full Article...]

Internet giant Alibaba kicks off Singles' Day shopping bonanza with a bang

Internet giant Alibaba kicks off Singles' Day shopping bonanza with a bang By the forty-minute mark, the site's sales had surpassed $7.5 billion. It started as an informal holiday, sometimes dubbed an anti-Valentine's Day, meant to celebrate those not in relationships. Last year, Alibaba raked in $17.8 billion in sales, 82% of which was purchased on a mobile device. Think Black Friday, but even more staggering. Alibaba is also willing to export the Singles' Day 24-hour... [Full Article...]

Chinese search-engine Sogou's IPO priced at $13/ADS

Chinese search-engine Sogou's IPO priced at $13/ADS It was on October 13 that Sohu.com said its unit has filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed IPO. Beijing-based Sogou, which competes with Baidu and Alibaba's UCWeb, reported net income of $66.7 million for the nine months ended September 30, compared with $45.4 million for the same period a year earlier. [Full Article...]

Woman pleads guilty to marrying mum

Woman pleads guilty to marrying mum Patricia also told investigators when she reunited with her daughter "they hit it off". The marriage between the mother-daughter duo came to light only recently during an inquiry by a state Department of Human Services child welfare investigator. [Full Article...]

Auto driver 'deliberately' rams into passers-by near Toulouse, injures 3

Auto driver 'deliberately' rams into passers-by near Toulouse, injures 3 As the Europe 1 television network reported , the incident happened at the exit of Lyceum-college St. Exupery. The 28-year-old driver of the auto, known to the police for minor offences, was arrested at the scene, BFM TV reported. A suspect had been taken into custody after he rammed his auto into a crowd outside a college in Blagnac, near the city of Toulouse. Toulouse Prosecutor Pierre-Yves... [Full Article...]

Democrats Attack Donna Brazile; Could It Be Racism?

Democrats Attack Donna Brazile; Could It Be Racism? Warren told MassLive.com on Wednesday that she believes the allegations in former acting Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile's new book, but said while the allegations showed "bias" in Hillary Clinton's favor, the primaries did not rise to the level of being "rigged". [Full Article...]

Pakistan allows Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife to meet him in jail

Pakistan allows Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife to meet him in jail It said he was apprehended by law enforcement agencies on March 3 after he "illegally crossed over into Pakistan". Friday's statement said Jadhav had "confessed" in a Pakistani court "that he was tasked by RAW to plan, coordinate and organise espionage, terrorist and sabotage activities aimed at destabilizing and waging war against Pakistan". [Full Article...]

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte: I stabbed someone to death

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte: I stabbed someone to death Duterte, 72, is known for his often incendiary and obscene language during speeches promoting the country's crackdown on rampant drug use and trafficking. In 2015 he told the Philippians edition of Esquire Magazine that during "a tumultuous fight in the beach" when he was 17, "maybe I stabbed somebody to death". [Full Article...]

Messi presents World Cup 2018 ball in Moscow

Messi presents World Cup 2018 ball in Moscow We want to know how good your memory of World Cup balls from the past is. However those came from Western nations, and not the then Soviet Union. It turned out the German kit giants reverted to the iconic Telstar design that was last seen at the 1974 World Cup in West Germany. [Full Article...]

European Union says progress in next 2 weeks is key

European Union says progress in next 2 weeks is key European Commission Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier says Britain must clarify key issues in the divorce talks within two weeks if it wants negotiations to move on to future trade relations next month. Some financial institutions have started moving operations to the continent to retain full access to the EU's single market of some 450 million consumers and British-based car-makers and p... [Full Article...]

Mueller to probe Trump's former adviser over alleged rendition plot

Mueller to probe Trump's former adviser over alleged rendition plot That meeting was a follow-up to a secret September 19 meeting attended by former Central Intelligence Agency director James Woolsey, who said Flynn and others discussed "a covert step in the dead of night to whisk this guy away". The kidnapping and return of Gulen would have netted Flynn and his son, Michael Flynn Jr . Erdogan has accused Gulen of orchestrating an attempted coup against his gov... [Full Article...]

Arizonans join hundreds in raucous protests demanding action on DACA

Arizonans join hundreds in raucous protests demanding action on DACA On Wednesday, a group of 25 Democrats said they would not vote on any spending bills until Congress passes a Dream Act, an action that could cause a government shutdown if they gather more support. There were no speakers, but the crowd chanted and clapped, creating a deafening din in the marble-clad space. Belen Sisa, an Arizona State University student and DACA recipient who was among those a... [Full Article...]

Ruben Navarrette: Democrats should not silence Brazile

Ruben Navarrette: Democrats should not silence Brazile The Clinton era of politics really must be over to have a former DNC chair talking like this about the former nominee. "It was dismissive", Brazile said of the attitudes towards her from certain members of the Clinton campaign . And CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin pointed out that Brazile "lied" about passing along the debate question. In any other field, such shenanigans would be called "fraud". [Full Article...]

Alabama state official invokes Joseph and Mary to defend Roy Moore

Alabama state official invokes Joseph and Mary to defend Roy Moore Republican lawmakers say Alabama Senate candidate Judge Roy Moore should step aside if report of sexual contact with underage teen are true. Alabama GOP Senate hopeful Roy Moore denied reports that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl back in 1979. [Full Article...]


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