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April 11, 2018 3:20 PM Roma chairman makes major donation to city after illegal dive

James Pallotta has promised to pay not just a €500 fine but also offered €230,000 to restore a separate city fountain. — Reuters picROME, April 11 — A celebratory dive into a Rome fountain has cost the chairman of AS Roma dear. James Pallotta apologised today for his late-night plunge following Roma’s victory over Barcelona in the Champions League and promised 5

March 26, 2018 1:48 AM Air Canada jet makes emergency landing at airport outside Washington

An Air Canada Boeing 767-300ER lands at San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, California, April 16, 2015. REUTERS/Louis Nastro​WASHINGTON, March 26 — An Air Canada passenger jet with 67 people aboard made an emergency landing yesterday evening at an airport outside Washington after pilots observed smoke in the cockpit, but no injuries were reported 11

January 24, 2018 5:14 AM Major school shootings in the United States

Tiffany Moreland and daughter Emily Moreland attend a prayer vigil for students of Marshall County High School at Life in Christ Church in Marion, Kentucky, January 23, 2018. — Reuters pic BENTON (Kentucky), Jan 24 — A 15-year-old boy opened fire with a handgun inside his high school in rural western Kentucky yesterday, killing two fellow students and wounding 11

January 12, 2018 3:53 AM Drake swaps Hennessy for whiskey in IPO of his liquor business

Drake, in collaboration with spirits producer Brent Hocking, plans to launch an initial public offering of the artist’s liquor company, Virginia Black. — Reuters picTORONTO, Jan 12 — R&B phenom and rapper Drake might have had One Dance with a Hennessy in his hand, but now he’s betting on his very own brand of whiskey. Drake, in collaboration with spirits 23

November 14, 2017 11:30 AM Cyclist who gave Trump the finger is showered with money

WASHINGTON: More than US$70,000 in donations have poured into a crowdfunding site set up for the cyclist who was fired from her job for making a rude gesture to President Donald Trump's motorcade. More than 3,000 donations - from $5 to $250 - have rolled in since Nov 6, when the GoFundMe campaign was set up on behalf of Juli Briskman. Briskman's raised 9

November 12, 2017 7:00 PM Orbital ATK launches eighth cargo mission to space

WASHINGTON: An unmanned cargo ship packed with 3,350 kilogrammes of food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station blasted off on Sunday (Nov 12) from Wallops Island, Virginia. Orbital ATK's barrel-shaped Cygnus cargo ship launched atop an Antares rocket at 7.19am (8.19pm Singapore time), a day after a last-second delay 19

November 1, 2017 5:00 PM New York attack: How did Trump do in his terror response?

As presidential candidate, Donald Trump made being tough on Islamic terror a central plank of his bid for election. How has he responded to the first test of this nature since taking office? In the immediate aftermath of the attack in New York on Tuesday evening, Donald Trump offered a measured reaction. His White House released a statement offering 31

October 30, 2017 6:22 PM Who are Paul Manafort and Rick Gates?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, a businessman and long-time Republican Party operative, surrendered on Monday to the FBI to face the first charges produced by a special counsel investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Manafort and his associate Rick Gates were indicted by a federal grand jury. The 12-count 19

October 27, 2017 11:08 AM The Daily 202: Trump bowing to CIA on JFK files is a reminder of how the presidency changes people

THE BIG IDEA: The world looks different when you sit behind the Resolute desk. At the request of the CIA, FBI and others in the national security community, President Trump made a last-minute decision to delay the release of thousands of pages of classified documents related to the John F. Kennedy assassination. The president allowed the National Archives 36

October 27, 2017 8:57 AM New JFK files reveal mafia plots, FBI warning on Oswald

While many theories over the years have related to Oswald's ties to Cuban or Soviet operatives, an FBI memo in 1963 indicated Kennedy's death was source of deep mourning in the USSR. WASHINGTON: The US government on Thursday released a mammoth, long-awaited trove of secret files on the killing of president John F. Kennedy, offering intriguing new insights 13