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 2018-02-20 19:00 

AFP

Oxfam probes new sexual misconduct cases as MPs grill bosses...

Oxfam revealed Tuesday it was investigating 26 new cases of sexual misconduct since the crisis erupted over its handling of a 2011 prostitution scandal in Haiti, which the British charity called a "wake-up call".The global network of Agence France...

 2018-02-20 18:59 

UPI

U.S., Israel test Arrow 3 missile system...

The United States and Israel successfully tested the Arrow 3 weapons system to defend against ballistic missiles....

 2018-02-20 18:52 

UPI

Mamamoo to release new music in March...

K-pop group Mamamoo is plotting its "comeback" after releasing the single "Paint Me" in January....

 2018-02-20 18:52 

AFP

Nude scenes will never be the same after Weinstein, says top director...

Only a few months ago, before the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke, the acclaimed Canadian theatre director Robert Lepage would never have thought twice about a nude scene with an actress.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you...

 2018-02-20 18:44 

UPI

Reports: Texans release LB Cushing...

The Houston Texans released linebacker Brian Cushing, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday....

 2018-02-20 18:43 

AP

Coldilocks, the oldest captive polar bear in the US, dies...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The oldest captive polar bear in the U.S. has died....

 2018-02-20 18:42 

UPI

Report: Jaguars pick up option on TE Lewis...

The Jacksonville Jaguars picked up the option on tight end Marcedes Lewis, according to a published report Tuesday....

 2018-02-20 18:42 

AP

17 Turks reach Greek island, to apply for asylum in Greece...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A group of Turks who reached a Greek island by dinghy from Turkey are seeking political asylum in Greece, authorities in Athens said Tuesday....

 2018-02-20 18:40 

UPI

Abbas, Haley spar over Israel at Security Council meeting...

In a speech at the U.N. Security Council Tuesday, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas confronted the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital....

 2018-02-20 18:40 

UPI

Reports: Bears release LB Freeman...

The Chicago Bears released linebacker Jerrell Freeman, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday....

 2018-02-20 18:39 

AP

Confederate-themed flag rises again in 1 Mississippi city...

PONTOTOC, Miss. (AP) — Officials in one Mississippi city have voted to once again fly the Confederate-themed state flag, weeks after the mayor quietly furled it....

 2018-02-20 18:38 

UPI

Report: Eagles promote Groh to offensive coordinator...

Philadelphia Eagles wide receivers coach Mike Groh will be promoted to offensive coordinator, ESPN reported on Tuesday....

 2018-02-20 18:36 

UPI

HII awarded $1.4B for new amphibious transport dock for U.S. Navy...

Shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls Industries has been awarded $1.43 billion contract to design and build the Navy's newest amphibious transport dock....

 2018-02-20 18:35 

UPI

Buccaneers release former Pro Bowl RB Martin...

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released two-time Pro Bowl running back Doug Martin, the team announced on Tuesday....

 2018-02-20 18:35 

UPI

Musical elephant shows off harmonica skills in India...

An elephant at a "rejuvenation camp" in India was filmed showing off an unusual skill -- playing the harmonica....

 2018-02-20 18:34 

AP

India arrests 11 suspects in $1.8 billion bank fraud case...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's federal investigating agency on Tuesday arrested another five executives as it swooped down on companies run by two main suspects in an alleged $1.8 billion bank fraud case......

 2018-02-20 18:34 

UPI

Watch live: Trump hosts Medal of Valor ceremony...

President Donald Trump was scheduled to host the Public Safety Officer Medial of Valor ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the White House....

 2018-02-20 18:32 

UPI

Records show social health history of accused Florida shooter...

Government records show that a number of agencies may have missed warning signs regarding the mental health state of accused Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz....

 2018-02-20 18:31 

UPI

Report: CB Davis to meet with 49ers...

Cornerback Vontae Davis is scheduled to meet with the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday, according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter....

 2018-02-20 18:31 

UPI

George and Amal Clooney donate $500K to gun control march...

George Clooney and Amal Clooney will join survivors of the Florida school shooting at March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C....

 2018-02-20 18:30 

UPI

Canadian moose enjoys watching Olympic bobsleigh...

A moose stared into a couple's living room as they watched the 2018 Winter Games Monday in Canada....

 2018-02-20 18:29 

UPI

Minnesota man sinks 120-foot putt to win $100,000...

A visitor to the Minnesota Golf Show won a $100,000 prize by sinking a difficult putt from 120 feet away from the hole....

 2018-02-20 18:23 

AP

Man who died in Yellowstone in 2017 was looking for treasure...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 53-year-old Illinois man who fell to his death in Yellowstone National Park last year was looking for a supposed hidden cache of gold and jewels....

 2018-02-20 18:23 

AP

West Virginia Senate passes sports wagering bill...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate has passed a bill that would legalize sports betting at the state's five casinos in the event that a U.S. Supreme Court case leads to the repeal of......

 2018-02-20 18:22 

AP

The Latest: Shooting survivors ready to ride to Tallahassee...

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local):1:15 p.m.Two buses are preparing to take about 100 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to......

 2018-02-20 18:20 

UPI

Snowboarder towed by Maserati breaks speed record...

A British snowboarder broke a Guinness speed record by reaching an average top speed of 92.99 mph while being towed by a Maserati Levante....

 2018-02-20 18:19 

AP

'Black Panther' scores highest Monday ever with $40.2M...

NEW YORK (AP) — With a massive $40.2 million in ticket sales Monday, "Black Panther" has notched the biggest Monday ever at the box office and pushed its four-day total to $242 million....

 2018-02-20 18:18 

AP

Bears DB pleads guilty in northeast Iowa bar fracas...

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — A Chicago Bears defensive back has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors stemming from a fracas at a bar in northeast Iowa....

 2018-02-20 18:17 

AP

New Wynn Resorts CEO denies knowing of claims against mogul...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The new CEO of Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts said he was not aware of any of the sexual misconduct accusations against casino mogul Steve Wynn before they surfaced last month....

 2018-02-20 18:17 

Reuters

[ Health ]

Popular push for Austrian smoking ban gathers pace...

VIENNA (Reuters) - More than 200,000 Austrians have signed a petition calling for a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, campaign organisers said - using one of the new right-wing government's signature policies to undermine another....

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