Steve Bruce: Newcastle manager wants 'international friendlies or a cup competition' scrapped thumbnail

Steve Bruce: Newcastle manager wants ‘international friendlies or a cup competition’ scrapped

Joelinton was the latest Newcastle player to get injured during the FA Cup replay against Oxford Newcastle boss Steve Bruce believes international friendlies or a cup competition should be scrapped to help protect players. Newcastle’s winter break was shor… Continue reading Steve Bruce: Newcastle manager wants ‘international friendlies or a cup competition’ scrapped

Bloomberg campaign downplays report he is considering Hillary Clinton as running mate thumbnail

Bloomberg campaign downplays report he is considering Hillary Clinton as running mate

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign on Saturday downplayed a report that he is considering 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton as his pick for vice president. The Drudge Report, citing a source close to Bloomberg’s campaign, reported that … Continue reading Bloomberg campaign downplays report he is considering Hillary Clinton as running mate

American Airlines passenger in seat recliner controversy wants to press charges, flight attendant fired thumbnail

American Airlines passenger in seat recliner controversy wants to press charges, flight attendant fired

The woman who said her reclined seat was repeatedly punched by an airline passenger sitting behind her, now says she wants to press charges against him. Wendi Williams, who posted a now-viral video of the tense encounter, said the unidentified man should be … Continue reading American Airlines passenger in seat recliner controversy wants to press charges, flight attendant fired

Teenager, 14, arrested in the murder of Barnard College student Tessa Majors: NYPD thumbnail

Teenager, 14, arrested in the murder of Barnard College student Tessa Majors: NYPD

A 14-year-old male has been arrested and charged in the December murder of Barnard College student Tessa Majors, the New York City Police Department announced Saturday. Majors, 18, was killed on Dec. 11 in Manhattan’s Morningside Park in an attack that left … Continue reading Teenager, 14, arrested in the murder of Barnard College student Tessa Majors: NYPD

SACC calls on de Klerk to retract and apologise for his apartheid remarks thumbnail

SACC calls on de Klerk to retract and apologise for his apartheid remarks

The South African Council of Churches has called on FW de Klerk to retract and apologise over his recent statement that apartheid was not a crime against humanity. SACC secretary general Bishop Malusi Mpumlwana said a statement by FW de Klerk Foundation that… Continue reading SACC calls on de Klerk to retract and apologise for his apartheid remarks

PODCAST | THE STORY: SONA heats up as EFF MPs disrupt parliamentary proceedings thumbnail

PODCAST | THE STORY: SONA heats up as EFF MPs disrupt parliamentary proceedings

It was high drama in parliament on Thursday, when the EFF returned to its tactics of disrupting the State of the Nation Address (SONA), which it had previously done while Jacob Zuma was president.  While it was expected the red berets would interrupt Preside… Continue reading PODCAST | THE STORY: SONA heats up as EFF MPs disrupt parliamentary proceedings

Three Gauteng 'Peace Officers' hailed for freeing woman trapped in overturned car thumbnail

Three Gauteng ‘Peace Officers’ hailed for freeing woman trapped in overturned car

Three ‘Peace Officers’ from the Gauteng Department of Community Safety are been hailed as heroes after they rescued a motorist in the early hours of Friday morning on the R515 in Cullinan, towards Rayton.   Three officers rushed to the scene after being aler… Continue reading Three Gauteng ‘Peace Officers’ hailed for freeing woman trapped in overturned car