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Toronto MP Somali-Canadian Ahmed Hussen is the new Canadian immigration minister

His new posting as immigration minister, thanks to Justin Trudeau’s Tuesday shuffle of his cabinet, makes Toronto MP Ahmed Hussen the country’s first cabinet minister born in Somalia, according to… Read more »

President Barack Obama Delivers Farewell Speech in Chicago [VIDEO]

‘Yes we can. Yes we did.’ President Obama used his farewell speech in his hometown Tuesday to defend his imperiled legacy and press a broad, optimistic vision for the country… Read more »

After the $4.8 billion Verizon deal, the husk of Yahoo will rename itself ‘Altaba’; CEO Marissa Mayer resigns from Yahoo board

Yahoo announced that, following the close of its merger with Verizon, what’s left of the company will be changing its name to Altaba. This was disclosed in an SEC filing…. Read more »

California Uber driver discovers sex trafficking ring led by two females after hearing unlawful conversation in car

Uber driver Keith Avila is being credited for rescuing a 16-year-old girl from the depths of sex trafficking. In Elk Grove, Calif., Avila provided a lift for a young woman… Read more »

U.S. Punishes Russia for Election Hacking, Ejecting 35 Operatives

The Obama administration struck back at Russia on Thursday for its efforts to influence the 2016 election, ejecting 35 Russian intelligence operatives from the United States and imposing sanctions on… Read more »

UK PhD Students Turn To Sex Work After Being Paid Less Than Minimum Wage

Queen’s University Belfast PhD Students Turn To Sex Work After Being Paid Less Than Minimum Wage, Report Claims PhD students at Queen’s University Belfast are paid less than minimum wage… Read more »

Victor Wanyama goes back to Southampton as central figure for Tottenham

Victor Wanyama has been warned to brace himself for a rough ride on his first return to Southampton since leaving for Spurs in the summer. Victor Wanyama was expected to… Read more »

Four sentenced in ‘almost indescribable’ kidnapping, torture and sexual assault of N.Y. college students

Torture of 2 Chicago-area students ‘almost indescribable’: prosecutor Four people convicted in a horrific attack on two University of Rochester students received their sentences Dec. 22. One of them was… Read more »

Pop superstar George Michael dies aged 53

Pop Superstar George Michael Dies of Heart Failure at 53 George Michael, the English singer, songwriter, and producer who became one of the biggest global pop idols in the 1980s… Read more »

Trump ‘friend’ and N.Y. campaign co-chair says he wants Obama dead of ‘mad cow disease’ in 2017

Carl Paladino, a former Republican nominee for governor of New York and an adviser to president-elect Trump, included the death of President Obama and “return” of first lady Michelle Obama… Read more »

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Is Assassinated in Ankara

In an emergency meeting with Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov and other top officials, Mr. Putin said, “There can be only one answer to this — stepping up the fight… Read more »

Longtime Turner broadcaster Craig Sager dead at age 65 [VIDEO]

NBA stars past and present and colleagues from the world of journalism were among those to share condolences upon hearing of the death of Turner sideline reporter Craig Sager. “While… Read more »

Son of China’s wealthiest man refuses to inherit his $122 billion empire; dad to pick a professional manager

Dalian Wanda’s chairman Wang Jianlin outlines his succession plan for the first time, saying he may pick successors from among professional managers The son of China’s wealthiest man doesn’t want… Read more »

Top 15 International Footballers Who Dated the Same People

If you ask most people what they know about footballers they will list the obvious perks of their profession. These include hefty weekly wages, luxurious vacations, expensive cars, huge mansions… Read more »

KCPE candidates to get admission letters online – Matiang’i

The Ministry of Education says successful candidates who have been admitted to national and extra county schools will get their letters of admission digitally in an effort to improve transparency… Read more »