General News

Mexican president starts process to scrap education reforms

Dec 12, 2018

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has signed an initiative that would cancel the controversial education reforms of his predecessor

UK disarray: May faces a no-confidence vote from her party

Dec 12, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May is battling to save her job, her EU divorce bill and maybe even Brexit itself as lawmakers in her Conservative Party held a no-confidence vote on her leadership

OMG: California regulators consider charge on text messaging

Dec 12, 2018

California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor

States ask court to stop Trump from reviving US coal sales

Dec 12, 2018

Four states that say burning coal will hurt their residents as it makes climate change worse are trying to stop the Trump administration from selling vast reserves of the fuel that are beneath public lands

Judge won't drop suit against ex-deputy in school shooting

Dec 12, 2018

A judge Wednesday refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a parent of a student slain at a Florida high school against a former deputy assigned to the school, rejecting the deputy's claim he had no duty to rush inside and confront the shooter.

The Latest: UN chief urges Iran to address missile worries

Dec 12, 2018

The U.N. political chief says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling on Iran "to carefully consider and address" concerns raised by U.N. member states about its ballistic missile activities

Beyonce! Hillary! India revels in a very big wedding

Dec 12, 2018

In a season of big Indian weddings, the marriage of two business scions is set to be the biggest of them all

Michigan township examining what went wrong with Nassar case

Dec 12, 2018

Authorities in a Michigan community have hired an investigator to examine problems with a 2004 abuse report that failed to spur charges against now-imprisoned Michigan State University sports doctor Larry Nassar

California insurance commissioner says claims from last month's wildfires already at $9 billion and expected to rise

Dec 12, 2018

California insurance commissioner says claims from last month's wildfires already at $9 billion and expected to rise

Cubans welcome softer laws on business and art

Dec 12, 2018

Cuban entrepreneurs and artists are welcoming a recent series of government decisions to soften laws that could have sharply limited private enterprise and artistic expression

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
+6

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
+9

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
+7

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH