Bulgarian Orthodox Church opposes EU women's rights initiative, saying it will cause 'moral decay'
The Bulgarian Orthodox Church on Monday announced its opposition to an EU treaty to reduce violence against women and promote gender equality, Reuters reports . The treaty, known as the Istanbul Convention , was introduced for EU-wide ratification by the Council of Europe in 2014 in response to previous EU findings on the prevalence of gender-based violence in Europe. In a statement, the Bulgar...
Pennsylvania Supreme Court orders redrawing of congressional map that 'plainly and palpably' favors GOP
Trump is allegedly 'known to affect an Indian accent' to imitate Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Man testifies he felt threatened by former Milwaukee Co. Sheriff David Clarke's Facebook posts
A man who sued Milwaukee's former sheriff after he was detained for shaking his head at the sheriff says he felt he "had a target" on him because of the lawman's taunting Facebook posts. Daniel Black's lawsuit stems from an encounter he had last January with then-Sheriff David Clarke on a flight...
Prosecutors to seek 21-month sentence for Sen. Rand Paul's neighbor accused of tackling him in yard maintenance dispute
Pennsylvania court throws out state's congressional map, ruling that gerrymandering violates constitution
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has struck down the boundaries of the state's 18 congressional districts, granting a major victory to plaintiffs who had contended that they were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to benefit Republicans. The Democratic-controlled court issued the order Monday. It gives...
ICE detains Polish doctor and green-card holder in Michigan who has lived in the U.S. for nearly 40 years
There’s a Surprise in the Government Funding Bill: More Tax Cuts
The deal struck by Democrats and Republicans on Monday to end a brief government shutdown contains $31 billion in tax cuts
Mexican Uber driver in US illegally charged with four rapes
A California Uber driver living in the country illegally has been charged with raping, assaulting and robbing at least four young women.
Therapy dog comforts victims of Larry Nassar in court
Preston, a Labrador retriever, is stationed outside the Michigan courtroom where dozens of women have described sexual abuse they say they experienced at the hands of the former Olympic doctor.
Netflix saw record subscriber growth in fourth quarter, fueled by new content
Netflix easily blew past subscription expectations for the fourth quarter of 2017 on the back of solid earnings and revenue, sending shares of the streaming entertainment giant up more than 8% in after-hours trading Monday. Los Gatos, Calif.-based Netflix added 8.3 million subscribers globally...
Getting a California Real ID driver's license on the first day it's offered? Not a problem
Real ID, the federally compliant driver’s license that can be used as identification for getting on a plane starting in October 2020, became available Monday in California, and I got one. No magic and no strings pulled or favors called in. I didn’t even have an appointment with the Department of...
Los beneficiarios de DACA bloquean temporalmente la entrada de Disneyland como un acto de desobediencia civil
40 años después de Mickey, Minnie Mouse finalmente se convierte en estrella en el Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Navy built a ‘fast, agile’ warship for $440 million. It’s been stuck in ice since Christmas Eve.
The newly commissioned USS Little Rock got trapped by ice near Montreal on its maiden voyage to Florida.
A technology many hoped would fight climate change would cause even bigger environmental problems, scientists say
5 missing after drilling rig explodes in Oklahoma
An official says about 17 workers were taken off the site following the blast but five were still missing
Raising Hell: Satanic Temple takes on Missouri abortion law
A group called The Satanic Temple is going to bat for a woman identified as "Mary Doe," who contends that the state's informed consent law violated her religious beliefs.
Senators forge deal to end government shutdown
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators struck a deal on Monday to lift a three-day government shutdown as Democrats agreed to end the standoff in exchange for President Donald Trump's Republicans promising a debate on the future of young illegal immigrants.
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