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- Rights group: 2016 was deadliest year for Afghan reportersKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A monitoring group says 2016 was the deadliest year yet for journalists in Afghanistan. The Afghan Journalist Safety Committee said Thursday that 13 reporters were killed last year in violent attacks blamed on the Taliban, as well as government officials and other powerful individuals angered by their criticism. David Gilkey and […] ..... Read More.14 mins ago
- Olymel recalls pork productsThe products did not undergo federal inspection By James Limbach of ConsumerAffairs January 19, 2017 Olymel of Boucherville, Quebec, Canada, is recalling approximately 1,124 pounds of pork ribs products. The products were repacked and distributed without undergoing federal inspection. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. The following items, repacked and produced from January 10 13, 2017, are being recalled: 10-lb. cardboard box of pork rib tips with a packaging date of Jan. 10-13, 2017. 30-lb. cardboard box of pork rib tips with a packaging date of Jan. 10-13, 2017. The recalled products, bearing establishment number Est. 8951 inside the USDA mark of inspection, were shipped to restaurants in Michigan. What to do Customers who purchased these products should not consume them, but throw them away or return them to the place of purchase. Consumers and media with questions about the… ..... Read More.15 mins ago
- 20 years ago, she interviewed him at the statehouse. Yesterday, got the last question at t...Good morning. Two decades in the making Christi Parsons was the first and the last. Of those jamming the White House briefing room Thursday for President Obama's last press conference, the first to have asked him a question was Parsons while she covered the Illinois legislature for the Chicago Tribune. She thinks it was 1997 […] ..... Read More.15 mins ago
- Kushner in talks with Bush-Cheney veteran for new WH role: reportKushner informally offered a position to Neil Patel. ..... Read More.16 mins ago
- Trial Begins For Woman Accused Of Providing Gun In Teen’s SlayingWhen Donnell Flora went to trial last year over the 2014 murder of 14-year-old Endia Martin, his lawyers blamed Vandetta Redwood for handing the murder weapon over to the accused teenage shooter. Now that Redwood is on trial, her lawyers have pointed the finger right back at Flora. The second trial over Martin’s high-profile slaying in the Back of the Yards began in earnest Wednesday at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, where Redwood, 35, has been charged with handing a .38 special caliber revolver to her 14-year-old cousin in the midst of a chaotic street fight, along with a simple instruction: “Shoot that bitch.” Authorities say the girl obeyed, wounding one teenage girl and killing Martin. “A fight after school between high school girls,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Marc Krickbaum said, describing the scene to jurors in opening statements. “That’s how all of this started. A fight over a boy. It was… ..... Read More.16 mins ago
- Carlos Tevez’s Chinese Super League adventure beginsCarlos Tevez's first taste of the Chinese Super League revolution was to be met by thousands of fans after the world's best-paid player arrived in Shanghai on Thursday morning. ..... Read More.16 mins ago