Catalans ‘a bit disappointed’ by another delay after ‘300 years’ of waiting for independence (VIDEO)

Catalans have expressed mixed feelings over the regional leadership’s failure to steam ahead and unilaterally split from Madrid, after its declaration of independence was immediately placed on hold pending talks with the central government. On Tuesday, Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont accepted “the mandate of the people for Catalonia to become an independent republic” and then promptly…

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You can now apply to work for Barack Obama and here’s how

We’ve all watched West Wing and dreamt of someday sitting in the oval office drinking Scotch and making frantic phone calls. Sure, you don’t know anyone who could pull any strings for you and you haven’t spent the past decade interning in politics but still. A dream is a dream. But you know, it doesn’t…

Wildfires in Northern California Kill at Least 10 and Destroy 1,500 Buildings

Northern California is being hit by ferocious wildfires, leading to at least 10 deaths and some 20,000 evacuees. By ROBIN LINDSAY on Publish Date October 9, 2017. Photo by Jim Wilson/The New York Times. SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Fast-moving wildfires raged across Northern California on Monday, killing at least 10 people, sending well over 100 to hospitals, forcing…

US House panel approves $10bn for Mexico border wall

A House panel has approved legislation to provide a total of $15 billion for construction of President Donald Trump’s wall along the US-Mexico border and improve ports of entry into the US. The Border Security for America Act, proposed by Chairman of the the House Homeland Security Committee Michael McCaul (R-Texas), was approved by the committee…

2 million may die if North Korea nukes Seoul and Tokyo – report

As tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula, a new report has estimated that, should North Korea deploy its nuclear arsenal on Seoul and Tokyo, the death toll could be up to 2.1 million, with around 8 million injured. Over the past few months, the stand-off, with Pyongyang on one side, and the US and its…

Tropical Storm Nate kills 20 in Central America as it heads toward US

Tropical Storm Nate killed 20 people in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Honduras on Thursday, officials said. Hurricane and tropical storm warnings have been issued in three US states as the storm barrels northward. Seven people are still missing after the storm hit Nicaragua, the country’s vice president said. It is forecast to make landfall on…

Where is Nambia? President Trump ‘invents’ African country

“Nambia’s health system is increasingly self-sufficient,” said US President Donald Trump at a lunch with African leaders in New York on Wednesday, reeling off a list of their nations’ achievements. But no such country exists. Could the US leader have been referring to Namibia? Zambia? Or perhaps, The Gambia? Social media users wasted no time…

Don Williams Dead At 78 – Webster PR

The Country Music world mourns the loss of one of its’ most distinctive song stylists with the passing of Don Williams after a short illness. He was 78. A native of Floydada, Texas, Williams was born May 27, 1939. He grew up in Portland, TX, graduating there in 1958. Music had always been a part…

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