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Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US: researchers
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 02:19:28 +0200
Across the U.S., reservoirs that supply drinking water and lakes used for recreation are experiencing toxic algae with growing frequency.
© Sun-Times
Wrangling over street renaming puts African-American aldermen on the hot seat
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 02:01:56 +0200
No one can argue Ida B. Wells, a civil rights icon and anti-lynching crusader who raised her family in Chicago, shouldn't have a street named for her.
© Sun-Times
Fermanagh: on the brink of something very special
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 02:00:00 +0200
Every county in the province has won the Ulster Final – every county except Fermanagh
© The Irish Times
Immigrants still waiting to hear when they will be reunited
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:58:24 +0200
Hundreds of parents in the dark on when they would be reunited with their children.
© Sun-Times
Sandy Alderson: Mets will be sellers if wins don’t come soon
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:52:47 +0200
On the highway to nowhere that connects with the border of irrelevancy, the Mets are stuck in the middle lane. Even with his team much closer to last place than first in the NL East, general manager Sandy Alderson on Friday labeled the Mets as “in the...
© New York Post
CNN staffer who resigned over retracted Russia story named interim head of CBSNews.com
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:52:45 +0200
One of the three CNN staffers who resigned in June 2017 over a retracted story about alleged collusion between Russia and members of Donald Trump’s campaign staff has resurfaced at CBS News, according to an internal memo at CBS announcing six appointments....
© New York Post
Rasmus Dahlin selected No. 1 overall in 2018 NHL Draft
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:51:04 +0200
Rasmus Dahlin went to the Sabres with the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft.
© Sun-Times
Ex-teacher busted for allegedly having sex with same teen Anthony Weiner sexted
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:45:57 +0200
A former teacher from North Carolina has been accused of sex offenses with a minor — the same ​girl that Anthony Weiner got ​sent to prison for sexting in 2016, a report says. Sources told WSOC-TV that the disgraced ex-congressman​ from Queens​,...
© New York Post
Iran will qualify for World Cup knockout stage: Karim Ansarifard
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:45:35 +0200
MOSCOW – Iran national football team striker Karim Ansarifard believes Team Melli will defeat Portugal and qualify for the 2018 World Cup knockout stage.
© Tehran Times
Queens subway station loses moving walkways
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:41:00 +0200
The city subway system’s only two futuristic moving walkways will soon be a thing of the past. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is ripping out the only two people-movers at the Court Sq. station in Long Island City and the pathway connecting...
© NY Daily News
N’Ássembly to Buhari: We increased projects to promote federal character
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:40:03 +0200
John Ameh, Olalekan Adetayo, Leke Baiyewu and Olaleye Aluko The National Assembly on Friday responded to the issues raised by President Muhammadu Buhari on the 2018 budget, justifying the insertion of projects and cuts in the amounts allocated to projects...
© The Punch
With 100 migrant kids already back with parents, NYers pledge to create more family reunions
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:35:00 +0200
City officials braced Friday for a new surge of migrant children coming to the city from the Mexican border — even as 100 were already reunited with their parents. Local politicians were told “there will be a growing number of unaccompanied minors...
© NY Daily News
Jogger detained for weeks after crossing US-Canada border
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:32:06 +0200
A French teen says she was on a run in Canada when she unknowingly crossed into the U.S. and then was detained by border patrol officers. Cedella Roman, 19, said she was jogging May 21 along a beach south of White Rock in British Columbia when she accidentally...
© New York Post
Musa the hero as eagles melt iceland 2-0
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:31:30 +0200
Festus Abu, Volvograd Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa was the hero on Friday at the Volgograd Arena as the Super Eagles defeated Iceland 2-0 in their second match of Group D of the 2018 World Cup. Two electrifying goals from the 25-year-old in the 49th...
© The Punch
2018 NHL Draft: Live results pick-by-pick for Round 1
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:29:31 +0200
The first round of the 2018 NHL Draft goes down Friday night in Dallas. Check in here for live updates of all 31 picks.
© Sun-Times
Mazzeo: Clint Frazier is making the most of his playing time with Yankees
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:25:00 +0200
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Clint Frazier’s future is day-to-day. Right now, he’s a Yankee. But Frazier could be sent back down to Triple-A Scranton once Ronald Torreyes is eligible to be called up to the Bombers after the team’s six-game road trip...
© NY Daily News
Yoenis Cespedes' return to Mets lineup uncertain, updates on Jay Bruce and Noah Syndergaard
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:24:00 +0200
The 16-word medical update the Mets provided on their $110 million Cuban slugger Yoenis Cespedes Friday didn't exactly illuminate or suggest encouraging news for Mets fans thinking the player nicknamed "La Potencia" will return soon and carry the club...
© NY Daily News
Joel Quenneville excited for Blackhawks to use their significant cap space
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:20:18 +0200
Blackhawks are hoping to add a top-four defenseman and a goaltender; Quenneville expects Corey Crawford to be ready for training camp.
© Sun-Times
College World Series: Oregon State's offense keeps humming in 12-2 win over Mississippi State
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:20:00 +0200
Oregon State used a five-run second inning to build a big lead, Brandon Eisert pitched a season-long 5 1/3 innings of one-hit shutout relief, and the Beavers beat Mississippi State 12-2 in the College World Series on Friday to set up a bracket final rematch....
© LA Times
Actress testifies about being groped and thrown onto subway tracks in Greenwich Village
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:20:00 +0200
An actress who was groped and thrown onto Manhattan subway tracks when she fought back, faced her alleged attacker in court Friday. Bonnie Currie detailed how she was attacked on the platform at the 14th St. and Sixth Ave. F train station around 4 a.m....
© NY Daily News
Man sentenced for kidnapping 2 brothers later slain
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:16:48 +0200
A man whose testimony helped convict relatives of murder in the fatal shooting of two teen brothers in northwestern Indiana received eight years.
© Sun-Times
Social media agog for ‘King Musa’
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:16:36 +0200
Idris Adesina The social media on Friday went wild over Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa, who scored a brace in Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland in their 2018 World Cup Group D tie at the Volgograd Arena. Musa’s goals gave Nigeria the three points which...
© The Punch
Most important news of this week:
Attorney Bruce Davis, founder and TV pitchman for 1-800-LAWYERS, dies at 70
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:05:00 +0200
Attorney Bruce Davis, who turned a toll-free phone number into a multi-million-dollar business, has died at his Manhattan home. Davis, 70, was the creator of the 1-800-LAWYERS line for potential clients seeking local legal advice — and the self-proclaimed...
© NY Daily News
Firefighter couple in hot water for making porn videos at fire station
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:37:00 +0200
Ohio firefighters Arthur Dean and Deann Eller have been suspended for allegedly making pornographic videos of themselves at a firehouse.
© Cape Times
Mozart Festival starting in Warsaw
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 18:49:00 +0200
A Mozart Festival opens in Warsaw on Saturday, with dozens of performances including concerts and operas in store for music lovers.
© The News
Woman sues School of Art Institute, ex-teacher over ‘extreme sex discrimination’
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:17:21 +0200
The lawsuit alleges now-former faculty member John Phillips engaged in sexual misconduct with her and other students.
© Sun-Times
Polish boy dies after locking himself in washing machine: report
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:48:00 +0200
A three-year-old boy has died in Poland after reportedly locking himself in a washing machine while playing hide and seek.
© The News
Woman, 23, charged with murder in Northwest Side shooting of Des Plaines man
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:06:00 +0200
Aida Busatlic, 23, is charged with first-degree murder in the Friday morning fatal shooting of 26-year-old Spiros Ibrem.
© Sun-Times
F1: Francia, Hamilton vola in 2/e libere. Ferrari lontane
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:40:02 +0200
4/o Raikkonen davanti a Vettel, secondo tempo Red Bull Ricciardo
© Ansa
Young Americans are waking up to their grim financial future
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:30:00 +0200
Lately I’ve been losing track of how old everyone is. Friends, co-workers and family members are resisting middle age with vigorous exercise, careful diets and regular doctor visits. Even when 50-year-olds look like they’re 50, they often dress or...
© LA Times
Dear Abby: Should I tell the love of my life I know her secret?
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:00:27 +0200
Man in a "perfect" relationship learns the truth about his girlfriend: She's already engaged to someone else.
© Sun-Times
African initiative and enterprise meet on a busy street corner
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:30:00 +0200
Two brothers have set up an informal business repairing shoes, belts and sewing and altering garments on a street corner.
© Cape Times
Boy misses 300 days of school in just over two years
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:32:23 +0200
Father facing jail sentence for neglecting teenager’s education
© The Irish Times
800MW capacity of new power plants to come online in 2 weeks
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:20:24 +0200
TEHRAN – Some 800 megawatts (MW) capacity of new power plants is scheduled to be added to Iran’s electricity network within the next two weeks, Thermal Power Plants Holding Company (TPPH) Managing Director Mohsen Tarztalab told IRIB on Tuesday.
© Tehran Times
Rosie DiManno: Randomness of unprovoked fatal subway push is chilling
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:57:20 +0200
There is still no clue why a man — identified Tuesday as Yosuke Hayahara — was shoved off the platform into the path of an oncoming train at Yonge-Bloor station, writes Rosie DiManno.
© The Star
LiAngelo Ball clings to the one reason we’ll remember him
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:33:25 +0200
There is no draft hype, but there is a commercial. LiAngelo Ball has managed to drum up some attention with a recent Foot Locker ad that pokes fun at his 2017 arrest in China on a shoplifting charge. In the spot, an announcer remarks that the company’s...
© New York Post
Holy Ghost order behind fee-paying schools to close nursing home for priests
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:06:01 +0200
Spiritans, founders of Blackrock College and Rockwell, to shut Marian House in Dublin
© The Irish Times
‘Is popcorn good for you?’ and more of life’s big questions
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:19 +0200
Pricewatch: Random queries about consumer matters answered
© The Irish Times
Bulk of S. Korean trading firms want to take part in N. Korea projects: poll
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 05:06:30 +0200
The bulk of South Korean trading companies want to take part in North Korean development projects, with many showing an
© The Korea Herald
Landlord Paul Howard ordered to pay tenant €2,120 over eviction
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 19:21:13 +0200
Property owner involved in a number of disputes with tenants at Mountjoy Square
© The Irish Times
Sally Hemings Takes Center Stage
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 02:39:19 +0200
A new exhibit at Monticello tells her story through the eyes of Madison Hemings, a son of hers and Thomas Jefferson.
© The New York Times
Sports media: David Kaplan unplugged — the stories that didn’t make the story
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 02:35:19 +0200
David Kaplan can talk with the best of them, and he had a lot to say for my feature. More than 10,000 words, to be more specific.
© Sun-Times
Martin Regg Cohn: Doug Ford will give us the carbon tax we never had
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 00:28:48 +0200
The premier-designate is starting a what will be a costly battle with Ottawa before he even takes office, and taxpayers will be the ones who pick up the tab, Martin Regg Cohn writes.
© The Star
Warming drives spread of toxic algae in US: researchers
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 02:19:28 +0200
Across the U.S., reservoirs that supply drinking water and lakes used for recreation are experiencing toxic algae with growing frequency.
© Sun-Times
Wrangling over street renaming puts African-American aldermen on the hot seat
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 02:01:56 +0200
No one can argue Ida B. Wells, a civil rights icon and anti-lynching crusader who raised her family in Chicago, shouldn't have a street named for her.
© Sun-Times
Fermanagh: on the brink of something very special
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 02:00:00 +0200
Every county in the province has won the Ulster Final – every county except Fermanagh
© The Irish Times
Immigrants still waiting to hear when they will be reunited
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 01:58:24 +0200
Hundreds of parents in the dark on when they would be reunited with their children.
© Sun-Times
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