Archive for the ‘World’ Category

Packers’ Davis arrested over airport bomb ‘joke’

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Trevor Davis was arrested by authorities at Los Angeles International Airport after joking about explosives stowed in his luggage, police said Monday. Davis, 24, was detained on Sunday for comments made during security-related questions as he attempted to check in at a Hawaiian Airlines ticket counter, a police spokesman confirmed. The Packers declined to comment on the specifics of Davis' case.

Report: Patriots S Harmon caught with pot in Costa Rica

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

New England Patriots safety Duron Harmon has been sent back from Costa Rica after officials there allegedly discovered marijuana in his luggage, according to The Costa Rica Star. Officials told the paper they discovered 58 grams of cannabis inside a can of iced tea while doing a routine search of Harmon's luggage at the Juan Santamaria Airport. In addition, airport police allegedly uncovered three pipes with cannabis oil, a THC candy and 4.3 grams of compressed marijuana in glass containers.

Duterte to Police: ‘Do Not Answer’ Crimes Against Humanity Investigators

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the country’s police and soldiers to avoid cooperating in investigations into his controversial war on drugs. Duterte has faced international condemnation for his brutal zero-tolerance policy toward drug users and dealers. The International Criminal Court (ICC) has opened a preliminary investigation into crimes against humanity involving the populist leader, the Guardian reported.

Russian Fighter Jet Shot Down in Rebel-Held Syria and Pilot Captured

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

A Russian fighter jet has been shot down in a rebel held area in north-eastern Syria's Idlib province, according to reports. It is not known who shot down the plane, but jihadist group al-Qaeda-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham has a presence in the area. Don't miss: Super Bowl 2018 Ratings: How Many People Will Watch the New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles?

Russian Fighter Jet Shot Down in Rebel-Held Syria and Pilot Captured

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

A Russian fighter jet has been shot down in a rebel held area in north-eastern Syria's Idlib province, according to reports. It is not known who shot down the plane, but jihadist group al-Qaeda-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham has a presence in the area. Don't miss: Super Bowl 2018 Ratings: How Many People Will Watch the New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles?

Ancient Egypt: Mysterious 4,400-Year-Old Tomb Reveals Rare Paintings in New Excavation

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

An ancient Egyptian tomb, dating back more than 4,000 years, was discovered by archaeologists about 12 miles outside of Cairo, the country’s capital. The finding marks the first discovery to be announced in 2018, Ahram Online, an Egyptian news organization, reports. The tomb is thought to have belonged to “Hetpet,” a high-ranking female official, Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry announced.

Can North Korea Attack New York or D.C. With Nuclear Submarines?

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

North Korea’s development of an operational ballistic missile submarine would pose additional challenges for the U.S. as it works to defend itself and its allies from the rogue nation’s burgeoning missile program. As war on the Korean peninsula becomes increasingly possible, the U.S. and its allies are working to prepare themselves in case North Korea launches a ballistic missile at them. Throughout 2017, North Korea continued to test missiles that experts believe are capable of reaching major cities in the U.S. like New York and Washington D.C.

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey says James Harrison has been wanting to join Pats for a while

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey sounds off on how James Harrison has wanted to be a New England Patriot for a while.

Pope Francis Tells The Media To Stop Pushing ‘Fake News’

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Pope Francis has warned journalists not to push sensationalized news stories that are incomplete, biased, or untruthful for the sake of quickness or profit. Francis went on celebrate the work of journalists as essential to democracies across the world and called on media outlets to deliver the world from misinformation. It is important that, methodically and with patience, criteria of judgment and information be offered so that the public is able to understand and discern, and is not stunned and disoriented," Francis said.

Here’s the Winner of the Reader Poll for TIME’s 2017 Person of the Year

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, has won TIME’s Person of the Year 2017 online reader poll, earning more votes than other world leaders, industry titans, entertainers and activists. In 2015, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was favored among readers, but German Chancellor Angela Merkel was given the final title.