Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Civilians killed as government air strikes hit Syria’s Idlib

The death toll in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has risen to 15 following Syrian government forces launched air strikes in the rebel-held area, the Syria Civil Defence said on Thursday. Along with artillery barrages, Russian warplanes attacked central Idlib and its rural outskirts with four air raids on Wednesday, resulting in the casualties that included…

This Is How Game Of Thrones Ended

By Valerie Tejeda Warning: This post contains major spoilers for the series finale of Game of Thrones. One of the biggest shows that has ever graced our television screens has ended its watch, and the final episode had a little bit of everything that's made Game of Thrones a must-watch for nearly a decade: death, dragons,…

Rihanna’s History-Making Fenty Fashion House Is Officially On The Way

Today (May 10), Rihanna rises. Not to new music — that's for some other time. Now, it's style: The singer's fashion brand is heading to Paris! LVMH has officially announced that it's teaming up with Rihanna for a Paris-based luxury house, aptly named Fenty. The good news is how quickly it's happening. Fenty will be…

Virgil van Dijk and Vivianne Miedema win PFA player of the year awards

Dutch pair Virgil van Dijk and Vivianne Miedema are the first players from the same country to win PFA Player of the Year awards in the same yearDutch duo Virgil van Dijk and Vivianne Miedema have won the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year awards for 2018-19. Liverpool defender Van Dijk, 27, beat Raheem…

Miley Cyrus Acknowledges Her ‘Privilege,’ Apologizes For Past Comments About Hip-Hop

Two years ago, in a cover story for Billboard, Miley Cyrus shouted out her love for Kendrick Lamar's "Humble" by contrasting it with what she perceived as the themes of modern hip-hop. "I also love that new Kendrick song: 'Show me somethin' natural like ass with some stretch marks,'" she said. "I love that because…

Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel Has Some Hilarious Plans For Thanos in Avengers: Endgame

How will Thanos be defeated in Avengers: Endgame? It's hard to say at this point, but it's probably an inevitability... right? According to Captain Marvel herself (Brie Larson), she's going to personally do some serious damage. In a segment on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the cast of Avengers: Endgame answered a series a…

‘Climate apartheid’: World’s poor to suffer most from disasters

The world is on course for "climate apartheid", where the rich buy their way out of the worst effects of global warming while the poor bear the brunt, according to a United Nations human rights expert.  Philip Alston, the special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, issued the warning in a new report submitted to…

Student Loan Debt Almost Stopped Jessica Cisneros From Running For Congress

Jessica Cisneros is ready to provide south Texas with change — no matter what walls stand in her way. Cisneros is 26 years old, just one year older than the required age to run for Congress, and is already fielding criticisms that she’s “too young” to be running. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is also…

Algeria: Joyous scenes of celebrations after Bouteflika resigns

Algiers, Algeria - "I am super happy and excited. We have won a battle. This will be a sleepless night", Bilal, a 27-year-old carpenter, told Al Jazeera in downtown Algiers as he and thousands of other Algerians celebrated President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation.  The ailing, 82-year-old leader announced he was stepping down with immediate effect in…

Birmingham City to be deducted nine points for EFL rule breaches

Birmingham City are in their eighth consecutive season in the ChampionshipBirmingham City have been deducted nine points by the English Football League for breaching profitability and sustainability rules. The sanction sees Blues drop from 13th to 18th in the Championship, five points above the relegation zone with eight games to play. The EFL said Blues…
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Sudan’s military leader vows to hand ‘power to people’

Khartoum, Sudan - Sudan's interim leader said the transitional military council that has run the country since the overthrow of longtime leader Omar al-Bashir is committed to handing power to a civilian authority. But opposition leaders said on Sunday they suspended talking with the military rulers because they didn't believe their pledge to transfer control…

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