Ideas for Parents Celebrating President's Day

Ideas for Parents Celebrating President's Day

You touch his face more often than you realize, and Monday is the day we honor our country's first president. The federal holiday of Presidents Day occurs on the third Monday of February each year and also pays tribute to the birthday of our country's first president, George Washington . Read More

Maksim Chmerkovskiy & Peta Murgatroyd Returning to 'Dancing with the Stars'

Maksim Chmerkovskiy & Peta Murgatroyd Returning to 'Dancing with the Stars'

Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy can't stay away from the dance floor. "But I just want to make her coming back and winning as hard as possible". "You can't just stop staring at this little person", he said . "I'm like, 'Babe, you just literally fed him, '" he quips affectionately. I literally don't want to leave the house to go shopping. Read More

Islamic State fires more rockets Into southern Israel from Egypt

Islamic State fires more rockets Into southern Israel from Egypt

They exploded Monday morning on open ground in the Eshkol District without causing harm. Monday's rocket attack came the day after Islamic State-linked media claimed that an unmanned Israeli drone had bombed and killed five members of ISIS in Egypt in the northern Sinai region. Read More

Sauber's 2017 F1 C36

Sauber's 2017 F1 C36

With new ownership, the Sauber Group has the chance of a new beginning. As well as a slightly different body, the Swiss team have added a new blue, white and gold livery. "The radiator, the side pods, and the bodywork were created to be as slim as possible", Zander's team stated. Clear progress was also achieved in terms of additional downforce. Read More

New York Giants: Victor Cruz Visits With The Carolina Panthers

New York Giants: Victor Cruz Visits With The Carolina Panthers

The move sparked a rags-to-riches story that saw Cruz put up back-to-back 1,000-yard years beginning with the Giants' 2011 Super Bowl-winning season. That the Panthers are at least kicking the tires on Cruz makes plenty of sense. In 2012, Cruz helped the Giants defeat the Patriots for the second time in five years. In addition to the Panthers, there have also been conflicting reports about potential interest from the Denver Broncos, although nothing has materialized in that regard as of yet. Read More

Whittier Police Department mourning loss of one of its own

Whittier Police Department mourning loss of one of its own

Steve Katz with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. Officials said the driver confronted the officers and opened fire with a semiautomatic handgun. Michael Christopher Mejia, 26, of Los Angeles , was identified Tuesday by authorities as the suspect in the fatal shootings of Whittier police Officer Keith Boyer and 46-year-old Roy Torres , the suspect's cousin. Read More

Global weapons sales highest since end of Cold War

Global weapons sales highest since end of Cold War

The report said arms imports by states in Asia and Oceania accounted for 43 per cent of global imports between 2012 and 2016 which was an increase of 7.7 per cent compared to 2007-11 period. Arms imports by countries in South-east Asia increased by 6.2 per cent. Inside Story - Who's benefiting from the war industry? The US remained the world's biggest arms exporter, accounting for 33 percent of all weapons sold in the five years through 2016, the study found. Read More

Gymnasts speak out against former USA Gymnastics doctor accused of sexual abuse

Gymnasts speak out against former USA Gymnastics doctor accused of sexual abuse

Three former female gymnasts, including a 2000 Olympian, said former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sexually abused them as young girls. "Regarding Dr. Larry Nassar, USA Gymnastics is appalled that anyone would exploit a young athlete or child in the manner alleged", Parilla along with CEO Steve Penny said in a statement. Read More

Dolphins, Jaguars reportedly set to swap Branden Albert and Julius Thomas

Dolphins, Jaguars reportedly set to swap Branden Albert and Julius Thomas

The Miami Dolphins and Jacksonville Jaguars are working on a big trade that would swap a pair of Pro Bowlers. While the Giants are looking to upgrade their left tackle spot, to trade Rodgers-Cromartie for Albert, who turns 33 years old in November, would have been a lopsided exchange, to say the least. Read More


Economy

Capital commuters spent almost four days a year ago stuck in traffic

Capital commuters spent almost four days a year ago stuck in traffic

Half of the cities on Inrix's top 10 list are in the US , and the firm has deemed America the most congested developed country on the planet. Lost productivity and fuel cost San Francisco drivers $1,996, and the city more than $2.5 billion in 2016. Read More

Stock on the Run: The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC)

Stock on the Run: The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ:KHC)

Shares in the company went up four per cent following the announcement. Moving toward the volatility measures, the price volatility of stock was 2.27% for a week and 2.56% for a month as well as price volatility's Average True Range for 14 days was 0.26. Read More