Amid Sexual Harassment Probe, Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen Won't Seek Re-Election
Democratic Nevada Rep. Ruben Kihuen said on Saturday he won?t seek re-election in 2018 just one day after the House Ethics Committee said it would investigate allegations of sexual harassment from two women.
Mystery swirls around powerful North Korea official as Hwang Pyong-so remains missing
Sandy Hook mom rips Trump for hosting NRA exec at White House party on 5th anniversary of massacre
Nicole Hockley, whose son was among the 20 children killed in the 2012 Newtown, Conn., shootings, is furious about Trump?s decision to host National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre at a White House Christmas party on Dec. 14 ? the fifth anniversary of the massacre.
This Cat Named D-O-G Helps Train Pups To Be Service Dogs
Canadian billionaire couple found dead in their home
Canadian police are investigating the mysterious deaths of Barry Sherman, founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex Inc, and his wife, Honey, one of the nation's wealthiest couples whose bodies were found in their mansion on Friday.
Track Palin, son of politician Sarah Palin, arrested in Alaska
The elder son of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin was in jail on Sunday, facing assault and burglary charges in her home state of Alaska. Track Palin, 28, appeared in state court in Palmer, Alaska, earlier in the day, on a felony burglary charge and misdemeanor assault and criminal mischief charges, court records showed.
Firefighters Take Advantage of Calmer Winds to Dig In and Contain Californian Wildfires
British embassy worker found murdered in Lebanon: official
A British woman employed at the UK embassy in Lebanon has been found murdered, a senior official said Sunday, adding that the crime did not appear to be political. According to her social media profiles, she was employed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).
Former leader of Chile Sebastian Pinera returns to office after beating left-wing opponent
Former Chilean leader Sebastian Pinera on Sunday night became president elect for the second time after comfortably winning an election that was expected to came down to the wire. Mr Pinera, a conservative billionaire businessman who held office between 2010 and 2014, beat Alejandro Guillier, a journalist turned politician from the centre left. With more than 90 percent of the vote in, Mr Guillier congratulated his opponent while conceding defeat with 45.4 percent of the vote to Pinera's 54.5 percent. ?My rival knew how to adopt our flags,? Guillier said. ?Chile has changed and that change is forever. But we have to be self-critical; we have received a hard defeat.? It was a defeat for Guillier Credit: Claudio Reyes /AFP The 68-year-old's victory provides a mandate to reverse four years of economic and political reform put in place by President Michelle Bachelet whose previously popular presidency fell under a cloud when her daughter in law became embroiled in a corruption scandal in 2015. Both candidates promised to keep in place Chile's longstanding free-market economic model, but Pinera has promised lower taxes to boost growth and create 600,000 jobs, ease industry regulations and narrow the budget deficit. Guillier wanted the government to press on with Bachelet's overhaul of education, taxes and labor. On Sunday evening, supporters gathered to celebrate Pinera's win at his Santiago campaign headquarters. The win signals the country's shift to the right in line with other Latin American nations in recent years. A decade ago, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Uruguay and Venezuela were all governed by left-wing leaders. But in recent years, conservatives have come to power in Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay and Venezuela.
Mario Batali Apologizes For Sexual Harassment With Cinnamon Rolls
Mario Batali, the former host of ?The Chew? who stands accused of sexual misconduct, issued an apology to fans on Friday through his newsletter and inexplicably ended it with a recipe for cinnamon rolls.