Police in the Spanish city of Barcelona are bracing to handle a large rally by Catalan separatists centered on the soccer match between Barcelona and Real Madrid
Those who lean left in America should be worried about what just happened in the British elections, writes Jonathan Chait at New York magazine. Yes, the vote is a result of particular circumstances there, but in general terms, it was also "a test of a widely articulated political theory that...
Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee described his committee's vote to pass two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump as "a solemn and sad day." And Nadler said the House "will act expeditiously." (Dec. 13)
Pringles to Release ‘Rick and Morty’ Pickle Rick Chips. Pringles recently announced their upcoming partnership with Adult Swim to create limited-edition chips that will supposedly be Pickle Rick-flavored. The flavor is in reference to season three of ‘Rick and Morty,’ when mad scientist Rick Sanchez successfully turns himself into a pickle to avoid therapy. . According to Gareth Maguire, senior director of marketing for Pringles, the partnership is an “homage” to ‘Rick and Morty’ and its fans. . [We] are thrilled to be partnering with Adult Swim and Rick and Morty, a show which continues to grow in popularity year after year and enjoys a cult fan following … We hope the new special edition Pickle Rick flavor will be a hit with the show's fans, Gareth Maguire, via press release. The Pickle Rick Pringles are set to be released prior to the 2020 Super Bowl with a 30 second ad spot airing during the second quarter of the game. . Jill King, senior vice president at Adult Swim, also revealed that the partnership will extend beyond the February 2 championship. We're extending this partnership in really exciting ways, all year long. Rick and Morty fans are going to be given amazing new opportunities to illustrate their love for this iconic show, thanks to Pringles, Jill King, via press release
Greta Thungberg began sitting outside the Swedish parliament to bring awareness to climate change. While she urges leaders to take action, she said she tries to say no to meetings with them now. According to Business Insider, she said they mostly perform small talk and want to take selfies. Thunberg has met with several people, such as Pope Francis and former President Barack Obama. Additionally, she has met with former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Leonardo DiCaprio.
The full House is now poised to vote on the impeachment of President Trump. That's the next step after the Judiciary Committee approved two articles of impeachment Friday morning with party-line votes of 23-17. The full House is likely to impeach Trump along (mostly) party lines next week, but Senate...
As cold air takes hold of the Northeast, everyone wants a way to warm up. AccuWeather's Dexter Henry takes a look at what beverages provide that extra body heat!
Boris Johnson's Conservative Party Predicted To Win UK Election, Exit Poll Shows. The exit poll commissioned by BBC, ITV and Sky News says that the Conservatives will win 368 seats in Parliament . while the opposition Labour party, led by Jeremy Corbyn, will lose 71 seats for a total of 191. . Centrist Liberal Democrats are predicted to win 13 seats, the Scottish National Party will win 55 seats and the Brexit Part to win none. . If the poll is correct, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Tories would remain in power. . Voters were asked to fill out a mock ballot as they left the polling station. These exit polls have been accurate in 2017 and 2015. . Johnson ran on a campaign to 'get Brexit done,' . promising to have the U.K. leave the EU by January 2020.
Miss World contestants have been rehearsing hard for the final of the competition - which takes place in London Saturday - dancing along with Peter Andre. (Dec. 13)
One the people killed in a shooting at a Jersey City kosher market was an employee who apparently died saving a wounded customer, the survivor's friends say. Douglas Miguel Rodriguez was an hour into his first shift after returning from vacation when David Anderson and Francine Graham opened fire, the...
Women who use certain types of hormones after menopause may still have an increased risk of developing breast cancer nearly two decades after they stop taking the pills
A family that begged a Texas judge to keep a 10-month-old baby on life support has gotten its wish—at least for a few more weeks. The AP reports Judge Sandee Bryan Marion extended an injunction Thursday to keep Tinslee Lewis on life support at Fort Worth's Cook Children's Medical...
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has released a plan to eliminate all coal power plants and slow the expansion of the natural gas sector
Happy Birthday, Taylor Swift!. Taylor Alison Swift turns 30 years old today. Here are five fun facts about the singer. 1. Her lucky number is 13. 2. She wrote her first song , “Lucky You,” when she was 12 years old. 3. Swift is the youngest solo artist to win a Grammy for Album of the Year. 4. She holds the record for the most American Music Awards wins. 5. Swift’s favorite food is cheesecake. Happy Birthday, Taylor Swift!
Harvey Weinstein’s team has reached a tentative settlement deal with many of his alleged victims. While the agreement is $25 million, it would not require Weinstein to admit any wrongdoing. The money would be paid by insurance companies representing his former studio. According to Newser, the agreement would be part of an overall $47 million settlement The settlement would be shared by more than 30 women and even set some aside for potential future claimants.
The Salvation Army is celebrating after rare gold coins were dropped in bell ringers' kettles in three states. A one-ounce 1978 South Africa Krugerrand coin worth $1,600 was found wrapped in a $2 bill following a round of collecting at Casey's Foods in Naperville, Ill., on Tuesday, reports NBC...
Harvey Weinstein Accusers Reach $25 Million Settlement. Weinstein was arrested in May 2018 on charges of "Rape, Criminal Sex Act, Sex Abuse and Sexual Misconduct for incidents involving two separate women." . He was released on bail and pleaded not guilty to the charges. ‘The New York Times’ reported Wednesday that the new deal “would not require the Hollywood producer to admit wrongdoing or pay anything to his accusers himself.”. The deal will reportedly bring an end to "nearly every such lawsuit against him" and his now-bankrupt Weinstein Company. His trial is set for Jan. 6, 2020