Image copyright Emory Image caption The letters are affectionate, but mostly deal with Mr Obama's life as a young graduate Angst-ridden letters from a young Barack Obama to his girlfriend reveal a 20-something plagued by insecurities about race, ...

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Image caption The two fire engines came out of their base (left) and drove about 60m (200ft) down the road before stopping Fire crews have been despatched to put out a blaze 60m (200ft) from their own station.Two engines came out of their Roysto ...

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This is the dramatic moment a straight A student who wanted to carry out a terror attack in the UK is arrested in a police raid just days before he planned to travel to Syria to join ISIS. Mubashir Jamil, 22, from Luton, told an undercover polic ...

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Part of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, has been completely destroyed in an explosion. A lorry full of explosives destroyed hotels, government offices and restaurants at a busy junction in the capital Mogadishu, killing at least 281 people and inj ...

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Omar Khalid Khorasani, pictured in a photo taken from archive footage The leader of a Pakistani Islamist militant group has been killed by a suspected US drone attack in Afghanistan, its spokesman says. Omar ...

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In a speech in New York, the former president spoke about his concerns over the current state of politics in the US, including the threats of bigotry and nationalism. Source link قالب وردپرس ...

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Darrieux in the 1930s French actress and singer Danielle Darrieux has died aged 100 in her home in Bois-le-Roi, France.She became unwell "after a little fall", her partner Jacques Jenvrin told AFP news agency.Fo ...

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So far, more than 140 women, including athletes who competed at the highest levels of gymnastics, have come forward to say that Nassar had touched them inappropriately during medical appointments. Unlike Weinstein, Nassar is in jail, awaiting tr ...

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Image copyright Liverpool Echo Image caption Craig Smith denies murdering Teddy Tilston A man accused of murdering his girlfriend's two-year-old son has told a jury he was "devastated" at the toddler's death.Craig Smith, 28, told Liverpool Crown ...

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This year, the scariest Halloween costumes in the United States could be corrupt government officials or polluted water — at least according to a new survey ranking the top fears of Americans. Chapman University released its annual Survey of Ame ...

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Former President George W. Bush critiqued President Donald Trump’s worldview in a speech Thursday, but failed to acknowledge his own part in creating conditions that powered Trump’s rise. Bush, speaking at the George W. Bush Institute-hosted “Sp ...

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Rest assured, “Carol” disciples: Todd Haynes has heard your exclamations. He knows his small film about a burgeoning romance between two restrained women in 1950s New York attracts the type of fervor more commonly associated with a Marvel leviat ...

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2016 was easily the worst year of my life. It began with the unexpected end to a relationship that left me feeling like my life was over. But as the year went on, with the help of my incredible friends and family (especially my mom), I healed. A ...

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Security forces and police have shut down Togo's capital, Lome, in a bid to prevent anti-government demonstrations from taking place for a second consecutive day. Protesters have held several rallies since August, demanding an end to Togo's 50-y ...

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Angela Merkel hinted at Brexit talks beginning by Christmas today as Theresa May arrived at a crucial summit demanding an end to the deadlock in negotiations.The Brexit negotiations have reached an acrimonious stalemate over EU demands for Brita ...

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Being overweight or obese increases a person’s risk for at least 13 types of cancer, according to a new report. The cancers, which include those of the brain, esophagus, thyroid, gallbladder, stomach, pancreas, kidney, uterus and colon, make up ...

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Image copyright Discovery Education Image caption Gitanjali Rao's device could make testing water for lead contamination quicker and cheaper A schoolgirl aged 11 has been honoured as "America's top young scientist" for inventing a quick, low-cos ...

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bed bugs have shown the ability to quickly develop resistance to insecticides British Airways has apologised to a Canadian family after they were bitten by bed bugs on an overnight flight.Heather Szilag ...

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Image copyright PA Image caption Aslef and Southern have been locked in a dispute over the proposed new trains since April 2016 Southern rail drivers are to be balloted on a proposed deal to end their long-running dispute, Aslef has said.The pro ...

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Image copyright Getty Images A growing investment scam is resulting in fraud victims losing an average of nearly £26,000 each, according to City of London Police. It involves so-called binary options trading, where individuals can bet on share p ...

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hanks has won two Oscars for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump Film star Tom Hanks has said there is no way back for movie mogul Harvey Weinstein following allegations of sexual misconduct and assault."We'r ...

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Image copyright Holden Image caption A 1970s advert featuring a Holden car and smiling, patriotic Australians Australia's final locally made car will leave the production line on Friday when Holden stops manufacturing in the nation. It is consid ...

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Tom Hanks talks to the BBC about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, saying there will now be a "sea change" in Hollywood. Source link قالب وردپرس ...

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Image copyright PA Image caption Lancaster said she didn't feel she could tell her parents at the time Model Penny Lancaster has said she was sexually assaulted as a teenager by someone she worked for.Lancaster, who is married to rock singer Rod ...

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In the words of her Bart Simpson, “Whoa, mama!” Watch voice actress Nancy Cartwright perform seven of her characters on “The Simpsons,” including Bart, in less than 40 seconds. Cartwright recorded the video for the Creative Arts Emmys in Septemb ...

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Theresa May is facing new pressure to order town halls to empty household bins weekly after Government figures revealed fly-tipping incidents topped a million last year. The shock figures, from Michael Gove's environment department, are up 7% on ...

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Image copyright SPL British scientists have worked out how many changes it takes to transform a healthy cell into a cancer. The team, at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, showed the answer was a tiny handful, between one and 10 mutations depe ...

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Some classes near to the venue have been cancelled Hundreds of police are flooding a Florida campus as a white nationalist is due to speak later at an event that has provoked a state of emergency.The Univers ...

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Image caption An illustrator re-imagines the talks As tensions escalate between the US and North Korea, unofficial talks between the two sides continue - but what does this kind of backchannel discussion look like?It is 25 September 2013 in the ...

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Image copyright AFP Thirty years ago investors were stunned as global stock markets collapsed like a chain of dominos.The day became known as Black Monday as months and years of share price rises were reversed in a single day of trading.One deal ...

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A huge blaze guts an iconic Yangon hotel, as hundreds of firefighters try to contain it. Source link قالب وردپرس ...

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Wilfried Zaha has made only two appearances this seasonCrystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says it would be "unfair" to expect Wilfried Zaha to single-handedly save the club from relegation to the Championship.The 24-year-old forward returned fro ...

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Image copyright Norfolk Police Image caption Some PCSOs will take on new roles within the force A police force could be the first to axe all of its community support officers amid falling budgets and an "unparalleled growth in complex crime".Nor ...

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PITTSBURGH ― Six years ago, state Rep. Greg Vitali (D) made the first attempt to impose a tax on drillers sucking natural gas from Pennsylvania’s bedrock. Lawmakers have tried at least 66 times since, to no avail. This makes Pennsylvania the onl ...

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Image copyright Getty Images Not a single person has applied for a job vacancy to work as a GP in a Pembrokeshire surgery in the last nine months, a report states. Goodwick Surgery in Pembrokeshire has no permanent doctors and is being run fully ...

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LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct 18 (Reuters) - Two of the technology industry’s top startup investors took to the stage at a conference on Wednesday to decry the power that companies such as Facebook Inc had amassed and call for a redistribution of we ...

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Five years ago, Chip and Joanna Gaines weren’t household names. They didn’t have a successful HGTV show; they didn’t have 30,000 people flocking weekly to their Magnolia Market in Waco, Texas; they didn’t walk past magazine covers displaying the ...

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Image copyright Amazon Image caption Amazon says the new HQ will be the "full equal" of its Seattle base US cities seeking to bid for Amazon's second headquarters will need to submit their proposals by the end of Thursday.Amazon plans to invest ...

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EU leaders have welcomed Theresa May's latest offer to free up Brexit negotiations but talked down chances of them moving on to the crucial trade stage. Angela Merkel arrived at a summit of the 28 countries in Brussels, praising the "encouraging ...

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Paul Mumford is fund manager at Cavendish Asset Management. The counter-cyclical approach to investment has been at the core of my success, says Paul MumfordThe weekend of the 16th-19th October 1987 was a formative weekend in my life – one that ...

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Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is the biggest festival celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists around the world. People from all walks of life decorate their homes with "diyas", earthenware oil lamps, and candles. Also known as ...

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An 11-year-old girl who fled from isolation at school is feared to have taken part in a sick Facebook game encouraging children to vanish for two days.Leah Taylor went missing from Marvell College in Hull, East Yorkshire, for more than 24 hours ...

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Image copyright @KatyPerry / Instagram Image caption The star postponed the first dates of her world tour due to "production issues" Katy Perry was left dangling above fans' heads when a floating platform malfunctioned on her world tour.The star ...

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For a growing number of us, creating and building a successful start-up is the stuff dreams are made of. The chance to be your own boss. The chance to say 'I did that'. The chance to be financially self-sufficient. But the reality is, the chance ...

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Kosrat Rasul (L) is close to Kurdistan Regional President Massoud Barzani (R) An Iraqi court has ordered the arrest of the vice-president of the Kurdistan Region for calling troops sent to Kirkuk this week "occu ...

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Image copyright PA Image caption St Olave's was at the centre of a controversy over pupils being removed from the school before A-levels The grammar school head teacher at the centre of a row about pupils not being able to stay on to take A-leve ...

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionYehsung Kim talks to his attackers, just before he is hit in the face with a bottleA student was left with broken teeth when a man was filmed smashing a bottle in his face.Yehsung Kim, wh ...

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When I was 9 years old, my mother would send me out every day for milk, bread, cigarettes and a “dime bag” ― a shopping list I assumed was the norm for every neighborhood kid. If the dealer wasn’t available, I wasn’t allowed to come home without ...

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Angry backbench Tory MPs have accused the Government of "tyranny" after being forced to skip a parliamentary vote on flagship welfare reforms. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom faced irritation from senior Conservatives after they we ...

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Image copyright Reuters Goldman Sachs boss Lloyd Blankfein has delivered a hint that Frankfurt will become a key European base for the Wall Street giant post-Brexit.He tweeted: "Just left Frankfurt. Great meetings, great weather, really enjoyed ...

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