As Eurovision fans wait to find out who will represent Australia at this year’s song contest, we take a look back at past Aussie efforts — from a novelty half-time performance featuring Michelangelo’s David in a pair of speedos, to Dami Im’s near win last year.
Major League Baseball began allowing players to use two wearable devices during games before the 2016 season started. The league is now adding another gadget to its approved list: the Whoop Strap. While the device has been around for awhile now, play…
Immigration authorities agreed to release family of five on Monday, after they were taken into custody at airport on their way to relocate in Washington state
An Afghan family of five who traveled to the United States on special visas and were detained by immigration officials at the Los Angeles airport will be released on Monday, one of their lawyers said.
The mother, father and their three young sons, including a baby, arrived at Los Angeles international airport on Thursday for a connecting flight to Washington state, where they planned to resettle. Instead, they were detained by US immigration officials.
Got a minute? New ban exempts Iraqi citizens … but retains bar on refugees … advocacy groups see ‘merely cosmetic’ changes … vow court fight … and everything else today in US politics. By Tom McCarthy
Donald Trump signed a new travel ban Monday, after a January attempt foundered. The new ban removes Iraq from a list of banned countries of origin, does not apply to green card holders and does not mention exceptions for Christians.
But the new ban contained “merely cosmetic” changes, said Grace Meng of Human Rights Watch, adding: “President Trump still seems to believe you can determine who’s a terrorist by knowing which country a man, woman or child is from.”
Yasir al-Silmi died in strike on 2 March that was a part of a campaign against al-Qaida, though he was not considered a ‘high-value’ target according to Pentagon
“We can confirm the death of a former Guantánamo Bay detainee, Yasir al-Silmi,” Navy Capt Jeff Davis said on Monday.
- Midfielder knelt in protest ahead of two national team games last year
- Rapinoe says she plans to respect new bylaw requiring players to stand
Megan Rapinoe says she will respect a new US Soccer Federation policy that says national team players “shall stand respectfully” during national anthems.
The policy was approved last month but came to light Saturday before the US women’s national team lost to England in a SheBelieves Cup match. A Fox Soccer analyst posted an image of the rule on Twitter.
The Trump administration on March 6 unveiled an executive order establishing a new travel ban as President Trump’s wiretapping claims continued to elicit reactions.
Prosecutors with the U.S. Department of Justice dropped their case against a suspect who visited the dark web site child pornography site Playpen.
Verizon announced on Monday that it is making its FiOS fiber-optic data, voice and television package available as a pre-paid service. That means you won't need to submit to a credit check, pay a deposit fee or even leave a credit card number to get…