Month: March 2018

Why Trump and the GOP are gaining

(CNN)New polling from CNN and other outlets indicates that President Donald Trump’s job approval has improved since mid-December, and that the Democrats’ advantage over Republicans in the upcoming midterm elections has shrunk. The danger for Republicans, of course, is that peace and prosperity won’t be enough to overcome the head winds they face. History is not …

Polls open in Sierra Leone’s runoff presidential vote

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone –  Polls have opened in Sierra Leone’s runoff presidential election. Voting is peaceful and the turnout is lower than in the first round on March 7. Security is tight in the West African nation. The vote had been set for Tuesday but was delayed after a ruling party member filed a court challenge …

Man arrested over fatal stabbing

“We are keen to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously around the area of Whetstone Lane. “If you have home CCTV or dashcam footage and were in the vicinity of Whetstone Lane, please check the footage as you may hold evidence which could assist with the investigation. …

Chicago Blackhawks play 36-year-old accountant as emergency goalie

Scott Foster, a 36-year-old accountant making his pro debut, stopped all seven shots he faced in the Blackhawks 6-2 win over the Jets Scott Foster thought it was going to be just another night. Then the 36-year-old accountant signed a contract, put on his goaltender gear and waited in Chicagos locker room. Then he got into …

First case of super-resistant gonorrhea reported

(CNN)Public Health England is investigating the case of a UK man infected with a multidrug-resistant form of gonorrhea. First-line treatment for gonorrhea is a combination of two antibiotics (azithromycin and ceftriaxone), and this is the first global report of an infection with high-level resistance to both drugs, according to Public Health England. See the latest news …

Opinion | Searching For A Motherland As A Black Latina

Though 25 percent of U.S. Latinos self-identify as Afro-Latino, we are not always made to feel at home in our own country. To be Latinx in the U.S. is to encounter xenophobic rhetoric from the top of our nation’s political leadership down to its base. To be black Latinx is to discover that xenophobia layered with …
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