Day: March 14, 2018

Secretary Carson’s wife aware of $31K dining set selection: Emails

Newly released agency emails show that Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson’s wife, Candy, had a direct role in a controversial request to purchase a $31,000 dining set for the secretary’s office — which some watchdog groups say calls into further question his family’s involvement in agency matters. The questions on expenditures come on […]

House passes first gun measure since Parkland shooting

As tens of thousands of students walked out of their schools to demand action to prevent gun violence on Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed the first gun-related measure since the Parkland, Florida mass shooting last month. Interested in Parkland school shooting? Add Parkland school shooting as an interest to stay up to date on […]

15,000 Dutch Teachers Reportedly Go on Strike Over Working Conditions (PHOTOS)

15,000 Dutch Teachers Reportedly Go on Strike Over Working Conditions (PHOTOS)CC0 / PixabayEurope22:34 14.03.2018Get short URL120 MOSCOW (Sputnik) – About 15,000 primary school teachers from three Dutch provinces went on strike demanding higher wages and better working conditions, local media reported Wednesday. According to the DutchNews media outlet, the strike took place in the Flevoland, North Holland […]

WATCH: Supersonic Week 4 – Rupert Cox on Super Rugby

Questionable haircuts and huge hits in Super Rugby this week. Rupert Cox casts his eye over the action from the southern hemisphere. Week 4 saw seven enthralling Super Rugby encounters take place from across the southern hemisphere, and Sky Sports’ very own Rupert Cox is back for another lighthearted take on all the action. From incredible […]

Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas to retire

Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas has announced his plans to retire rather than return for his 12th season in the NFL. The 33-year-old, who was drafted third overall by Cleveland in 2007, never missed a snap in his NFL career before tearing his left tricep during a match against Tennessee on October 22. His […]