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Boston police tweet about Red Auerbach criticized

Boston police tweet about Red Auerbach criticized

The police force has been criticized in the past for being disproportionately white compared to Boston's population , though the department says it is trying to increase its diversity. The tweet re...

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International Weed Day Linked To Rise In Deadly Car Crashes

International Weed Day Linked To Rise In Deadly Car Crashes

The "High Holiday" became popular after a story from High Times in 1991. Studies suggest cannabis intoxication increases crash risk while driving. "It's going to be really important for both t...

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'High Degree of Confidence' Daesh Leader Baghdadi Wounded in Airstrike

'High Degree of Confidence' Daesh Leader Baghdadi Wounded in Airstrike

It reported that U.S. intelligence agencies had "assessed with a high degree of confidence" that Baghadi, the world's most wanted man , was in Ragga when the missile hit. CNN reported that USA intel...

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Nelly Under Criminal Investigation for Sexual Assault

Nelly Under Criminal Investigation for Sexual Assault

He added, "The fact that the police are investigating these claims is not new information and Nelly welcomes a thorough investigation". English authorities have launched a sexual assault investiga...

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D'Arcy Wretzky Contradicts Billy Corgan Statements About Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Tour

D'Arcy Wretzky Contradicts Billy Corgan Statements About Smashing Pumpkins Reunion Tour

Throughout the interview, Wretzky was sacked up and, at times, indirect. The next day, Corgan put out a statement arguing that he offered Wretzky the chance to play with the band, but that she decli...

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Rikers Island correction officer attacked on cam

Rikers Island correction officer attacked on cam

Four inmates were charged Sunday in connection with the incident. It gives us the right to segregate; separate these particular types of inmates from the other inmates and from correction officers, ...

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Russia Threatens YouTube, Instagram Over Videos Of Kremlin Official And Oligarch

Russia Threatens YouTube, Instagram Over Videos Of Kremlin Official And Oligarch

In compliance with Roskomnadzor's request, YouTube has threatened Navalny's camp to "block the content" unless it removed a video mentioning its investigation of Deripaska, according to an email ...

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First Warning Forecast: Heavy rain moves in for your morning commute

First Warning Forecast: Heavy rain moves in for your morning commute

Lows dip to the upper 30s early Saturday morning. We'll see a mix of sun and clouds with just a stray shower possible. The high was 65at midnight, but temperatures will fall into the 50s by midday...

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NY Times Abruptly Fires Its New Nazi-Befriending Editorial Board Hire

NY Times Abruptly Fires Its New Nazi-Befriending Editorial Board Hire

Twitter users quickly flagged Norton's past controversial tweets , including ones in which she said that she is "friends with various neo-Nazis"-though she clarified that she has "never agreed with th...

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It's flipping great! Mold preparing for annual pancake race on Shrove Tuesday

It's flipping great! Mold preparing for annual pancake race on Shrove Tuesday

Of course, in America, today is more popularly known as Mardi Gras , which is "Fat Tuesday" in French. Traditionally, pancakes were eaten on this day to clear the cupboards of eggs, sugar and flour...

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Qatar Open 2018: Maria Sharapova knocked out in the first round

Qatar Open 2018: Maria Sharapova knocked out in the first round

We will be covering the ATP ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Rio Open, Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, and ATP 500 Acapulco in February on www.skysports.com/tennis with news, pr...

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Duterte says female rebels 'should be shot in genitals'

Duterte says female rebels 'should be shot in genitals'

For alleged human rights abuses, the Philippine president has come under fire from the United Nations, Western democracies, human rights organizations, and even government officials in his home countr...

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Boy fighting for life after Virginia-based ambulance hit by drunk driver

Boy fighting for life after Virginia-based ambulance hit by drunk driver

Rick Newnum has said the boy was in stable condition before the ambulance was hit. Romero is also on an immigration retainer, meaning that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agents could t...

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Pakistan Issue Can be Resolved Only by Uninterruptible Dialogue: Mani Shankar Aiyar

Pakistan Issue Can be Resolved Only by Uninterruptible Dialogue: Mani Shankar Aiyar

With his statement coming just when Congress was seeking to corner BJP, ex-MP Rao said, "Aiyar should stop giving such remarks, he has already been suspended". This comes amid a standoff between India...

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Opposition attack on RSS chief for mentioning Army deflated

Opposition attack on RSS chief for mentioning Army deflated

The RSS on Monday said its chief Mohan Bhagwat's controversial comment in Bihar on the Indian Army's preparedness for a war was being "misrepresented" as he never compared the army with his organisa...

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Duterte threatens to shut top tourist island Boracay because it is 'cesspool'

Duterte threatens to shut top tourist island Boracay because it is 'cesspool'

He said that during his last visit there, he had seen for himself how trash was just 20 metres away from the beach. Smell of what? Shit. "Kasi, lahat doon, ang palabas nila sa (Their wastes go straigh...

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Board Of Finance Reduces School Board's Budget By $800000

Board Of Finance Reduces School Board's Budget By $800000

Some parents might object, he said, while others might think nothing of it. Tuesday night, the Virginia School Board Association discussed how it will conduct the search to replace Dr. Guilford Coun...

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Seal's Sexual Battery Case Reportedly Dismissed by DA

Seal's Sexual Battery Case Reportedly Dismissed by DA

Last month , Seal , 54, "vehemently" denied the allegations made against him, and according to his publicist, meant to "vigorously defend himself against these false allegations". The singer, therefo...

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Slain woman placed ad for hitman to kill her, suspect claims

Slain woman placed ad for hitman to kill her, suspect claims

Lopez told Adams County Sheriff's Office investigators, he texted with Bollinger and eventually met her on December 28. But after police pulled up Global Positioning System data from Lopez's phone t...

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Judge rules against Trump in case over immigration program

U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, can not end in March as the Republican administration had planned, a victory...

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CFPB and White House Strategic Plans Appear to be Aligned

CFPB and White House Strategic Plans Appear to be Aligned

The full CFPB strategic plan for 2018 - 2022 is available to read by clicking here. "By hewing to the statute, this Strategic Plan provides the Bureau a ready roadmap, a touchstone with a fixed mean...

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Deportation of Man With Son Fighting Cancer Gets Postponed

Deportation of Man With Son Fighting Cancer Gets Postponed

Ken Heintzelman told HuffPost on Friday, when asked about providing sanctuary for Berrones. Jesus Berrones - an immigrant who came to the country as a toddler from Mexico and has since been livi...

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Delta Goodrem begs Spice Girls to tour

Delta Goodrem begs Spice Girls to tour

However, Beckham also stated that she is too preoccupied with fashion, which perhaps means that she will not have the time nor the energy to be able to engage in a rigorous world tour, which would req...

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'Step-Up' Vote on Today's Agenda in the House

'Step-Up' Vote on Today's Agenda in the House

It would also raise the gross production tax (GPT) on all wells from 2 percent to 4 percent. "There's a point at which you bang your head on the wall over and over and over again, and you eventually...

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Metallica's James Hetfield Joins Ted Bundy Biopic

Metallica's James Hetfield Joins Ted Bundy Biopic

You can watch a lengthy interview with the real Bob Hayward below. I will say that Efron, though most well-known for his breakout in High School Musical and turns in comedies like Neighbors , N...

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Egyptian Security Forces Kill 10 and Arrest 400 in Sinai Operation

Egyptian Security Forces Kill 10 and Arrest 400 in Sinai Operation

The comprehensive Sinai operation was launched on Friday by different branches of Egypt's security forces, including the Second and Third Field Armies located in Sinai, in response to the increasing t...

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10-year-old girl dies on school ski trip in Alberta

10-year-old girl dies on school ski trip in Alberta

RCMP said the student from Canyon Elementary in Pincher Creek lost control and suffered serious head injuries from the collision, despite wearing a helmet. The girl, who had skied at the resort before...

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Israeli police recommend charging Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery in corruption investigation

Israeli police recommend charging Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery in corruption investigation

Police issued their recommendations Tuesday for the Israeli leader's indictment in two lengthy corruption investigations, known as cases 1000 and 2000. As a result of his investigations, former Hebrew...

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Democrats urge Wolf to turn down first submitted remapping draft

Democrats urge Wolf to turn down first submitted remapping draft

League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania executive director Suzanne Almeida said "it's better but it's not good enough, there's still a lot of partisan gerrymandering , there are fewer splits, but st...

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Britons killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash named

Britons killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash named

Mr Hill, a solicitor, and his younger brother, a Mercedes vehicle salesman, had saved up "for a year" for the trip of a lifetime, their family said. The group were on a trip for Stuart Hill's 30th b...

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No. 3 Justice Department official Rachel Brand to depart

No. 3 Justice Department official Rachel Brand to depart

This article has been updated to include confirmation from the Department of Justice, details from a department press release and information about Rachel Brand's likely temporary replacement. A sour...

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Church compensates Florida server who lost job over Facebook post

Church compensates Florida server who lost job over Facebook post

The church's Facebook page has been plastered with abusive messages in response to the controversy. 'We take the request via telephone, we set up the request together, take installment and afterwa...

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Congress stands no chance in Tripura: Former Assam CM TarunGogoi

Congress stands no chance in Tripura: Former Assam CM TarunGogoi

In its draft political resolution released on Tuesday, the CPM has said that though the main task for the party is to defeat the BJP and its allies by rallying all secular and democratic forces, a...

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NAB approves filing of supplementary references against Sharifs

NAB approves filing of supplementary references against Sharifs

A day earlier, Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar had requested the accountability court to grant them two-week exemption from attending any hearings. Meanwhile, NAB Rawalpindi filed two supplementary referen...

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IOC president Thomas Bach to visit North Korea after Winter Olympics

IOC president Thomas Bach to visit North Korea after Winter Olympics

Kim Hong-gul, the youngest son of late President Kim, who now heads the Korean Council for Reconciliation and Cooperation, said the Blue House will have to dispatch either Im or Prime Minister Lee N...

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Total forest & tree cover in India increases by over 8000 sq km

Total forest & tree cover in India increases by over 8000 sq km

Mizoram, with 86.27 per cent of its geographical area under forest cover, has also lost the maximum forest cover among all states (531 sq km) to developmental activities and shifting cultivation. The ...

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PM Modi meets Sultan of Oman,signs pacts on defence,health and tourism

PM Modi meets Sultan of Oman,signs pacts on defence,health and tourism

The Prime Minister said , his visit to Oman helped in building upon the centuries old ties between the two countries, and will impart a substantial momentum to the relations in all spheres, includi...

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March for Colten Boushie to be held in Red Deer

March for Colten Boushie to be held in Red Deer

Wilson-Raybould is expected to meet Boushie's family Tuesday, along with Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, for instance, declared: " Canada can and must d...

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Powerball victor asks court to let her stay anonymous

Powerball victor asks court to let her stay anonymous

Attorney Steven Gordon told the court that if his client's name is released, she will be subject to harassment and annoyance. Any adjustment to the ticket purchased at Reed's Ferry Market in Merrimack...

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Jeff Sessions 'Outright Racist' for Praising 'Anglo-American' Legal Traditions — Gavin Newsom

Jeff Sessions 'Outright Racist' for Praising 'Anglo-American' Legal Traditions — Gavin Newsom

The study sorted states based on their legal standards required to justify forfeiture, how much of the forfeited revenue goes toward law enforcement officers' own budgets and whether the burden of...

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