MSNBC – United States

Could Trump Shut Down a Russia Hack Probe?

It’s legally possible, though Trump’s spokesman says firmly that the new president has no intention of impeding the Russia hack probe.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:58 pm

Dear Mr. President: Letters from Inauguration Day

On the sidelines of the Capitol building, people sent messages to President Donald Trump and here's what they had to say.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:37 pm

D.C. Faces More Anti-Trump Protests After Day Of Rage

The nation’s capital was bracing for more protests Friday evening after President Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day was marred by noisy demonstrations, shoving matches and sporadic clashes with cops that resulted in nearly 100 arrests.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:23 pm

‘Chapo’ Appears in Court For ‘American Justice’

“As you looked into his eyes you could see the surprise, you could see the shock, and …you could actually see the fear,” a federal agent said.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:15 pm

Obama Speaks Before Last Flight From Joint Base Andrews

Barack Obama, who will continue to live in Washington, is leaving town with his family after the inauguration for a vacation in Palm Springs, Californ

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 7:45 pm

Some Squirm as Trump Indirectly Blames Past Presidents Sitting Nearby

NBC's Lester Holt and Chuck Todd discuss the 'awkward' nature in which Donald Trump indirectly pointed a finger at past administrations

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 7:34 pm

Rare Virus Hits Pet Rat Breeders, CDC Says

At least eight people who breed pet rats have been infected with an unusual and sometimes deadly virus called Seoul virus, the CDC said.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 7:25 pm

Star Tribune – United States

Man who laughed as toddler was burned by mother gets prison

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:50 pm

Senate confirms Trump’s picks for defense, homeland security

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:50 pm

Texas judge cited after allegedly making obscene gesture

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:30 pm

Prosecutor: Burglars fenced stolen goods on Jewelers Row

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:25 pm

Indianapolis aviation museum to open at Rolls-Royce campus

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:20 pm

Harry Belafonte talks Trump, women’s march, peaceful protest

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:06 pm

Bergdahl lawyers: Trump’s criticism prevents fair trial

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:56 pm

US News and World Report – United States

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France 24 – France

All missing children found alive in avalanche-hit hotel in Italy

Three children were pulled alive from the ruins of an avalanche-hit hotel in central Italy Friday, firefighters said.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 6:52 pm

From Damascus to Hollywood, a Syrian actor living the American Dream

After fleeing his native Syria in 2011, actor Jay Abdo took refuge in the United States. In the space of three years, he found success in Hollywood and is soon to co-star in a new film alongside Nicole Kidman.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 6:18 pm

African leaders continue transition talks with defeated Gambia president

The leaders of Guinea and Mauritania arrived in Gambia’s capital Friday in a last-ditch diplomatic effort to get defeated President Yahya Jammeh to cede power, while a regional military force was awaiting orders to act.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 3:10 pm

National Front’s Marine Le Pen takes lead in new opinion poll

National Front leader Marine Le Pen has edged ahead of conservative rival and former frontrunner François Fillon of Les Républicains party, a major poll released on Thursday showed.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 2:43 pm

Donald Trump takes office as 45th US president

Donald Trump was sworn in on Friday as the 45th president of the United States, while Mike Pence became Vice President.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 1:39 pm

Security tight as Trump supporters, protesters flood DC for inauguration

Tens of thousands of security officials are deployed in Washington, DC, on Friday as the capital braces for almost a million people flooding in to either celebrate or protest against the swearing-in of Donald Trump as president.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:16 am

Video: Threat of economic crisis still looms in Zimbabwe

Some 15 years ago, Zimbabwe was hit by an economic meltdown. White farmers, who owned large farms, had their land expropriated and redistributed. This move had been promised by President Mugabe, who has been in power since 1980. But the new owners lacked experience on how to run the farms, leading to a massive drop in production. In 2009, inflation reached astronomical levels. Today, although the situation has stabilised, Zimbabweans still live in fear of a return to hyperinflation.

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 11:02 am

The Examiner – United States

Free family Valentine’s Day events in Los Angeles 2017

As if it weren’t already live enough, the Los Angeles entertainment scene will get more creative this February to celebrate Valentine’s Day with events for lovers and families alike.  Some of these event are free and open to the public. Here are just a few options that the whole family can come out…

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 10:52 pm

United Kingdom announces expert panel for Eurovision selection show

<p>Sophie Ellis Baxtor performing</p>
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has released the list of their expert panel for their Eurovision selection show, Eurovision You Decide, releasing it on Friday, a week before the show. The three experts will be Bruno Tonioli, Cece Sammy and Sophie Ellis Bextor who will not have a vote but…

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 9:50 pm

Rewind: Kelly Clarkson’s 2013 Inauguration Day performance ranks in top 5

With President Trump now officially sworn into Office of the United States on Jan. 20, 2017, it’s a day to remember where we’ve been and where we can go. Through the years, through party lines and bipartisanship, with each Inauguration Day it’s a celebration. Among the celebrations throughout the…

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 9:00 pm

Best pop breakup songs

<p>Kelly Clarkson</p>
Breakup songs are a dime a dozen, but the great heartbreak anthems are one in a million. From the likes of Kelly Clarkson to Justin Timberlake and Kanye West, pop music has treated jilted lovers to some satisfying revenge with tunes that either call out the no-good cheater or free us from the bonds…

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 8:58 pm

Adele to perform at the 2017 Grammy Awards

As a ten-time Grammy Award winner, Adele is no stranger to the award show stage, but for the 59th annual event, she’ll be performing alongside several other Grammy alums.
This year’s installment of “Music’s Biggest Night,” will take place at LA’s STAPLES Center and will be hosted by James Corden…

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 8:56 pm

Mavis Staples adds powerful voice with Arcade Fire to ‘I Give You Power’

Anytime Mavis Staples can be heard on record is a genuinely religious experience. The recording, gospel, and civil rights legend has brought an answer, in her own way, to yet another dark, desperate portrait of America painted by the newly-elected President with his Jan. 20 inaugural words.  Light…

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 8:54 pm

Best pop love songs

Pop music has been strewn with love letters for as long as men and women have been singing. Whether it’s a tender, sweeping piano ballad or a disco-inspired club jam, songs about love, romance and getting it on are a staple of the Top 40-friendly format. Artists as iconic as Diana Ross, Whitney…

Posted on 20 January 2017 @ 8:44 pm

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