The Spanish government has introduced new regulations on the pricing of food in supermarkets, in response to weeks of country-wide farmers' protests over plummeting incomes
This Day in History: Young Muhammad Ali Knocks out Sonny Liston for First World Title February 25, 1964 Cassius Clay was just 22-years-old when he beat the world champion in a seven round TKO. Liston had been favored to win eight to one. Before the match, Clay had boasted he would knock Liston in eight rounds, as he would “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” This proved to be accurate, as Liston couldn't land his punches, leading to a shoulder injury and ultimately ending the match. Two days after celebrating the win with Nation of Islam leader Malcolm X, Clay would become Muhammad Ali. The world heavyweight title would launch Ali's epic career. He is widely considered one the greatest athletes of the 20th century.
President Trump is taking public aim at two liberal members of the Supreme Court—Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. But the president says he's only responding to what he perceives as bias against him from the two of them. Coverage: The tweet: Trump first unloaded in a Monday night...
Next month’s table tennis world championships in South Korea have been postponed. The contest has been pushed back until June over health concerns as the nation grapples with the coronavirus. The event was scheduled for March 22-29 in the southern city of Busan but now will be held June 21-28. South Korean has been battling a surge of new coronavirus cases that took the nation’s tally to 893. According to Reuters, nine people have died from the virus in the country.
Five tourists are lucky to be alive after trying to make a frigid trek to an Alaskan site made famous by Into the Wild . Tri-Valley Fire Chief Brad Randall tells the Anchorage Daily News that Alaska State Troopers and members of the Tri-Valley Fire Department responded on snowmobile to an...
A lawyer for Julian Assange says the WikiLeaks founder was handcuffed 11 times, stripped naked twice and had court papers taken away on the first day of a hearing on his extradition to the United States
Happy Birthday, Jameela Jamil! Jameela Alia Burton-Jamil turns 34 years old today. Here are five fun facts about the actress. 1. She didn’t have any formal acting experience before she was on “The Good Place.” 2. Jamil was once an English teacher. 3. She was the first solo woman presenter on BBC Radio 1's show, “The Official Chart. “ 4. Jamil moved to America to be a screenwriter. 5. She was awarded “Advocate of the Year” by the Ehlers-Danlos Society. Happy Birthday, Jameela Jamil!
Psychologists looking into the death of Edgar Allen Poe are disputing a widely held theory that the famous author committed suicide. The 40-year-old Poe died in a hospital in 1849 after what has been described as days of delirium, notes Fast Company . The cause of his death remains unclear to...
Airlines across the globe have been suspending flights or modifying service in response to the coronavirus. American Airlines has extended the suspension of China and Hong Kong flights through April 24. Air France said it would suspend flights to and from mainland China for much of March. According to Reuters, Air India has suspended flights to Shanghai, Hong Kong until June 30. Air Seoul, the South Korean budget airline has suspended China flights until further notice. United Airlines has canceled all service to Hong Kong through April 23.
Multiple homes in La Paz, Bolivia, were destroyed after landslides caused them to collapse on Feb. 23 and 24. The landslides were caused by heavy rain, which loosened up the soil.