Trump says NFL criticism has ‘nothing to do with race’

President Donald Trump gave an impromptu press briefing while boarding Air Force One on Sunday evening to address his criticism of NFL players who took a knee during the national anthem.  He told reporters that his criticism has ‘nothing’ to do with race, saying: ‘I never said anything about race. ‘This has nothing to do with race or anything else. This has to do with respect for our country and respect for our flag.’ Upon his return to the White House he tweeted: ‘Sports fans should never condone players that…

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So THAT’S how the supermodels froze time

If there’s one thing these beauties have in common it is that they by no means follow convention when it comes to retaining their looks. From drinking beer to give their locks a luscious sheen to detoxifying maple syrup smoothies — these supermodels reveal their surreal beauty secrets in full. From left, Carla Bruni, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen YOGA… AND VAPING! Carla Bruni, 49  Personal life: Born in Turin, this model, singer and actress has been married since 2008 to former French president Nicolas Sarkozy….

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The Latest: Anti-migrant AfD led vote in Germany’s Saxony

BERLIN (AP) – The latest on Germany’s national election (all times local): 2 a.m. The nationalist Alternative for Germany party has won the biggest share of the vote in the eastern state of Saxony during Sunday’s parliamentary elections. Leader of the Thuringia AfD, Alternative for Germany Party, Bjoern Hoecke, right, reacts after the first projections for the German general elections in Erfurt, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The anti-migrant AfD party won about 13 percent of the vote in Sunday’s election, meaning it will enter Germany’s parliament for the first…

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Right-wing firebrand plans to hold rally at UC Berkeley

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos announced he is planning to hold a rally Sunday at the University of California, Berkeley after a student group that planned a week of events with him pulled out, leading the school to announce the event was cancelled. The announcement on Saturday only added to a confusing back-and-forth about the “Free Speech Week” event featuring right-wing firebrands. Yiannopoulos canceled a planned news conference on San Francisco’s Treasure Island and instead declared his intentions in a live video on Facebook while railing against…

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Supreme Court’s ban on instant divorce aids Muslim women

The Supreme Court’s ban on triple talaq has seemingly come as a shot in the arm for Muslim women in India and many of them, particularly in Uttar Pradesh, have started raising their voices against the practice.  A Supreme Court bench last month ruled with a three-two majority that the practice of instant divorce in Islam was unconstitutional.  The decision marked a historic victory for Muslim women who have spent decades arguing that the custom violated their right to equality.  Muslim women celebrate after the Supreme Court verdict banning ‘triple…

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Joseph Parker defeats Hughie Fury in WBO heavyweight bout

He was elusive and awkward like his cousin, but Hughie Fury failed in his mission to replicate Tyson on Saturday night as he fell short in his challenge for Joseph Parker’s WBO heavyweight world title. Ultimately, the younger Fury was simply too reserved in his approach to sway the judges, falling by majority decision after an ugly fight. The cards read 114-114 and two gave it to Parker by 118-110, which were perhaps harsh in their severity if not their verdict.  Joseph Parker and Hughie Fury trade blows during the WBO…

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BREAKING NEWS: Trump sticks by NFL criticism on national anthem

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – The Latest on President Donald Trump’s remarks about pro football (all times local): 6:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is sticking by his criticism of football players who kneel during the national anthem and is brushing off a rebuke from the commissioner of the National Football League. FILE – In this July 30, 2017, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell listens at a fan forum with Baltimore Ravens fans before at the Ravens’ NFL football training practice in Baltimore. A group of current and former NFL players…

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Bill Nye interrupts a gang of bikini-clad girls twerking

There’s no-one better to get stuck in an elevator with than a mechanical engineer. But its a bonus when that mechanical engineer is Bill Nye, as a gang of bikini-clad girls discovered on their Friday night out in Las Vegas. The five female friends were twerking and snapchatting when they were suddenly interrupted by The Science Guy. Scroll down for video  Getting down! Bill Nye interrupted a gang of bikini-clad girls twerking mid-Snapchat in an elevator on Friday Uploaded: Twitter user @Savmasta uploaded the hilarious video of the fivesome shaking…

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Two baby triplets are found dead at their Wales home

Two baby triplets tragically died in their sleep amid claims their deaths were caused by accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. Single mother Sarah Owens, 29, found two of her five-month-old boys not breathing when she checked on them this morning. Paramedics rushed to her rented home in Bridgend, South Wales at 10.05am and took the triplets to hospital where two – Charlie and Noah – were pronounced dead. The third, Ethan, was unharmed. It was initially claimed the boys died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, possibly from a faulty heater. But…

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Torrent of water in Puerto Rico after dam ravaged by Maria

A terrifying torrent of water swept through Puerto Rico after a dam failed at Lake Guajataca in the northwest region. Water was seen sweeping through the municipalities of Isabela and Quebradillas after the dam sustained structural damage from Hurricane Maria.  Nearly 16 inches of rain fell in the area, significantly raising water levels on the 90-year-old dam. Earlier, Puerto Rican authorities had scrambled to evacuate as many as 70,000 people after the National Weather Service warned that failure of the dam was ‘imminent’ and could lead to ‘life-threatening’ flash flooding….

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