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Imee Marcos apologizes to House, Aquino over P100-M bribe claim

Imee Marcos apologizes to House, Aquino over P100-M bribe claim

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos admits she made the allegation against the Liberal Party and its chairman emeritus, former president Benigno Aquino III, out of ‘mere suspicion’

‘SORRY.’ Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos flanked by her mother Ilocos Norte 2nd …

by July 26, 2017 0 comments News
Angry protesters challenge police over death of Rashan Charles

Angry protesters challenge police over death of Rashan Charles

Demonstrators brought a busy London high street to a standstill on Monday evening in protest at the death of a black man after a police chase.

Unverified footage on social media appeared to show at least one police officer attempting …

by July 25, 2017 0 comments News
Stranded in West Virginia

Stranded in West Virginia

My motorcycle has died.

It is Sunday, and for the last five hours, I have been sitting at a tollbooth in West Virginia. Locating a tow truck able to deal with a motorcycle is a pain, but eventually the answering …

by July 22, 2017 0 comments News
Trump wants to let the health system fail, but won’t accept blame

Trump wants to let the health system fail, but won’t accept blame

U.S. President Donald Trump hosts an event for military mothers on National Military Spouse Appreciation Day with is wife, first lady Melania Trump, in the East Room of the White Hosue May 12, 2017 in Washington, DC.

The health care …

by July 19, 2017 0 comments News
US Senate healthcare bill on verge of collapse as dissent grows

US Senate healthcare bill on verge of collapse as dissent grows

© Saul Loeb / AFP | This file photo taken on June 28, 2017 shows protesters against the US Senate Republicans’ healthcare bill holding a rally outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC.

The U.S. Senate’s healthcare overhaul appeared to

by July 18, 2017 0 comments News
Calls for ethics reform go unanswered after ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s conviction tossed

Calls for ethics reform go unanswered after ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s conviction tossed

Ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s overturned conviction has sparked calls for tougher ethics laws from advocates.

ALBANY — The overturning of ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon’s corruption conviction has sparked new calls for tougher ethics laws — but no rush to action.

Good …

by July 16, 2017 0 comments News
“Wiggly meats”: Feminism, “transgressive sex” and the fiction of Matthew Klam

“Wiggly meats”: Feminism, “transgressive sex” and the fiction of Matthew Klam

Matthew Klam (Credit: Maxwell MacKenzie)

’s new novel “Who is Rich?” is a contemporary masterpiece. He’s got a gimlet eye for the way men look at women, writes sex with such verisimilitude you might think you’ve slept with him, and …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
The Loneliness of Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The Loneliness of Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference to present the outcome of the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg, Germany July 8, 2017.

Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of the failed coup against Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
France Remembers the Nice Attack: ‘We Will Never Find the Words’

France Remembers the Nice Attack: ‘We Will Never Find the Words’

NICE, France — The victims were striking in their diversity: young and old; men, women, and children.

There were 37 foreigners from 19 countries; about a third of those killed were Muslim.

On Friday, thousands gathered in the Mediterranean city …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News
Cops Unearth Corpses of Four Missing Men After Weeklong Search

Cops Unearth Corpses of Four Missing Men After Weeklong Search

Mugshots of Cosmo Dinardo (left) and Sean Kratz (right) via the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office / AP

Two 20-year-olds have now been charged with their murders.

Two 20-year-old Pennsylvania men have been charged with murdering four young men who …

by July 15, 2017 0 comments News