Daily Archives: May 7, 2018


  • The protester who won disability voter rights

    The protester who won disability voter rights

    Author and teacher Jinan has defied all obstacles in Lebanon, where disability largely remains a taboo subject. Jinan has been protesting for better accessibility at polling stations in Lebanon’s 2018 General Election. Video journalist: Eloise Alanna


  • Glitch delays live Powerball drawing, and nobody wins

    Glitch delays live Powerball drawing, and nobody wins

    CLOSE The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in more than 302 million. You have a better chance at all these other extraordinary things. USA TODAY In this file photo, cashier Adilene Lopez sells a Powerball lottery ticket to a customer at the drive-up window in Dallas on Aug. 23, 2017. (Photo:…


  • Gina Haspel sought to withdraw nomination to be CIA director

    Gina Haspel sought to withdraw nomination to be CIA director

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  • As Deadline on Nuclear Deal Nears, Israel and Iran Issue Warnings

    As Deadline on Nuclear Deal Nears, Israel and Iran Issue Warnings

    “Our nation honors its commitments, but it plainly tells the whole world, Europe, America, West and East: We will not negotiate our weapons and defense of our country with anybody,” Mr. Rouhani said. “What decision the Iranian nation has made for self-defense is nobody’s business.” On top of Mr. Trump’s threats to exit the agreement,…


  • Melania Trump to unveil formal agenda on Monday

    Melania Trump to unveil formal agenda on Monday

    First lady Melania TrumpMelania Trump’Late Show’ Melania Trump character: I’m waiting for Emmanuel Macron to save me Trump knew about Stormy Daniels payment months before denial: report Giuliani seeks to clarify Trump, Cohen comments MORE will announce her formal initiatives during a White House press conference on Monday. Trump’s agenda will focus on the well-being…


  • King Tut’s ‘secret chamber’ laid to rest

    King Tut’s ‘secret chamber’ laid to rest

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption A secret chamber had been thought to lie behind this wall in the boy king’s tomb Egyptian authorities have finished their quest to discover a secret chamber in the tomb of Tutankhamun – concluding that it does not exist. Previously, officials said they were “90% sure” of a hidden room…