EU slaps down Jacob Rees-Mogg for suggesting UK should deliberately cause chaos if Brexit is delayed

Brussels has slapped down Jacob-Rees Mogg after the leading Brexiteer suggested the UK should wilfully cause chaos at the EU institutions if Brexit was delayed. A spokesperson for the European Commission suggested that the Tory MP was essentially irrelevant and not involved in negotiations. “This gentleman is not our interlocutor and I would say then that …

‘Don’t cry no more’: Erik Matti offers comforting words for Liza after ‘Darna’ exit

Erik Matti has offered comforting words for Liza Soberano, who broke down in tears after announcing that she’s backing out of the “Darna” movie. Instagram.com/erikmatti One only needs to watch Liza Soberano’s interview, where she broke down as she apologized to her fans for backing out of the “Darna” movie, to realize just how much …

U.S. Role in Yemen War Will End Unless Trump Issues Second Veto

WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday gave final passage to a bipartisan resolution forcing an end to United States military involvement in Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, sending President Trump a pointed rebuke over his continued defense of the kingdom after the killing of a dissident journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. The 247-to-176 vote, with 16 Republicans …

Sky Views: When will the penny drop? The pensions crackdown is damaging the NHS

Ian King, business presenter The German economist Horst Siebert called it the “cobra effect” – an illustration of how a well-intended government policy can, if badly constructed, create perverse incentives in an economy and, ultimately, unwanted consequences. His example concerned how, during the days of the British Raj, the governor of Delhi became concerned about …

Compilation video of Shkodran Mustafi’s most embarrassing mistakes at Arsenal

There’s a growing sense amongst Arsenal fans that Shkodran Mustafi is living on borrowed time at the club. Signed in 2016 for £35m, making him one of the most expensive defenders in history, the German made a bright start to life in north London but slowly allowed mistakes to plague his game. Whether it’s misplacing …

‘Someone morena, relatively unknown’: Lea Salonga chimes in on ‘new Darna’ discussion

Lea Salonga suggests that the role of Darna should go to ‘someone morena’ and a ‘relative unknown.’ Liza Soberano’s surprising decision to give up the Darna role has given fans plenty of possibilities to play around with — Nadine Lustre as a superhero, Pia Wurtzbach donning the iconic costume, and Angel Locsin suddenly taking on …

Bob Gibson gets street named after him in St. Louis

#ndn-video-player-1 .inform-embed { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } #ndn-video-player-2 .inform-embed { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } There was the “Bob Gibson way” of pitching for the Cardinals from 1959-75. High and tight. Low and away. Didn’t talk to the opponents. Didn’t even want to talk to his teammates on days that he was pitching. That …

Amazon shoppers misled by ‘bundled’ star-ratings and reviews

Badly translated versions of classic books and critically panned remakes of Hollywood films appear to have glowing endorsements on Amazon thanks to the website’s policy of bundling together reviews of different products. Analysis by the Guardian shows products that have actually been given one-star ratings appear alongside rave reviews of better quality items, making it …

Megaworld Malls Are Having 24-Hour Screenings of Avengers: Endgame

PHOTO BY Courtesy of Resorts World Manila (SPOT.ph) We’re T-minus 19 days away until Avengers: Endgame finally premieres on April 24. While we’re already lucky that we’ll be catching the highly anticipated follow-up to Avengers: Infinity War two days before the rest of the world (it premieres in the U.S. on April 26), we’re even luckier …

Climate Preparation Report Released by Panel Previously Disbanded by Trump

A climate science advisory panel disbanded by the Trump administration released a report today outlining the steps communities can take to prepare for climate change. In 2017, the Trump administration dissolved the federal Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment. Its purpose was to translate climate science in the National Climate Assessment into usable …

Trump Walks Back Threat To Close Border, Giving Mexico ‘1-Year Warning’ : NPR

President Trump said Thursday that he was giving Mexico one year to stem the flow of migrants and drugs coming across the Southern border, or else the U.S. would impose auto tariffs or close the border. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP President Trump said Thursday that he was giving Mexico one year …

How Virgil van Dijk became the Premier League’s top defender

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Sen. Bernie Sanders says he’ll release his tax returns ‘very shortly,’ urges Trump to do likewise

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a candidate for the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, insisted Thursday night that he will release his tax returns “very shortly.” The disclosure came during Sanders’ appearance on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.” Before ending the interview, “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah noted the recent efforts made by congressional Democrats …

Fists and chairs fly as EFF, Land Party members clash during live SABC elections debate

An SABC elections debate in Hout Bay turned violent when EFF members clashed with the Land Party on Friday morning, lashing out at each other with chairs.  Chaotic scenes played out on live television when EFF and Land Party supporters started throwing chairs at each other. It’s unclear how and why the clash broke out. …

Hilaria Baldwin’s powerful post about her miscarriage lauded by pregnancy loss advocates

Updated April 05, 2019 15:33:57 Photo: Hilaria Baldwin and her husband Alec Baldwin at a premiere earlier this month. (Reuters: Caitlin Ochs) Australian charities that provide support for expectant parents grieving their miscarriages have praised US television personality Hilaria Baldwin for sharing about her experience on Instagram, saying it could help others suffering from pregnancy …

New Mexico gov signs bill granting electoral votes to national popular vote winner

New Mexico is the latest state to sign into law legislation that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate with the most popular votes nationwide. Gov. Michelle Lujan GrishamMichelle Lynn Lujan GrishamNew Mexico gov signs bill granting electoral votes to national popular vote winner New Mexico to decriminalize marijuana New Mexico …

Manchester United to begin talks with Paul Pogba over new deal amid Real Madrid interest

Manchester United are ready to ‘begin talks’ over a new deal with Paul Pogba, but the star midfielder is demanding an astronomical £500,000-per-week. With Real Madrid circling for the World Cup winner, United are desperate to lock down the Frenchman with a new long term contract.  And he wants to become the club’s highest paid …

Countess of Chester Hospital says it will no longer accept patients living in Wales

An English hospital says it will no longer take in patients living in Wales amid an ongoing payment dispute. The trust responsible for running the Countess of Chester has stopped taking referrals for treatment from over the border amid a row over how much money it receives from the Welsh Government. It says it will …

For Carlos Ghosn, an Early Morning Knock Increases the Pressure, Again

TOKYO — The authorities knocked on Carlos Ghosn’s door just before 6 a.m. He and his wife, Carole Ghosn, were still in their pajamas. Within minutes, more than a dozen people had swarmed into their Tokyo apartment. They took Mrs. Ghosn’s phones, her passport, her diary and the letters she had written to her husband …

Snapchat launches Scan, its AR utility platform

Point and shoot? No, point and interact. Snapchat can now help with your homework. The app’s camera is becoming the foundation of an augmented reality developer platform known as “Scan.” Snap today announced partnerships with Photomath to add the ability to solve math problems, and Giphy for detecting objects, which then spawn related GIFs onscreen. …

Theresa May asks for short Brexit delay while EU plans year-long ‘flextension’

By Rebecca Taylor, news reporter Donald Tusk and Theresa May are at odds over how long Brexit should be delayed for. The EU Council president is formally telling officials from member countries to endorse a long extension until 31 March 2020. But in a letter to Mr Tusk, the prime minister asked to delay Brexit …

Schoolgirl Attempts Getting Time Off School With Chicken Pox, Backfires Massively

A crafty schoolgirl’s plan to get out of school for a few days massively backfired when she didn’t quite think it through. Little rascal Lily Schooley, six, had noticed some of her friends taking days off for chicken pox and decided to try her luck. So, after a tiring day at school last week, Lily …