Cowboys delay talk of Romo’s future, likely knowing answer

January 18th, 2017

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo smiles on the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. Those closest to Romo on the Cowboys aren’t ready to discuss the future of the Dallas quarterback, probably because they know the likely final answer. After 156 games, 34,183 yards passing and 248 touchdowns, Romo’s career in Dallas appears over after he lost the job he held for 10 years to rookie sensation Dak Prescott following a preseason back injury. The question is, what’s next. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Those closest to Tony Romo on the Cowboys aren't ready to discuss the future of the Dallas quarterback, probably because they know the likely final answer.


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Obama commutes Chelsea Manning sentence

January 18th, 2017

The Wikileaks source will walk free in May, but a Republican calls the clemency “a grave mistake”.

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Ex-Yugo general Trifunovic, symbol of senseless war, dies

January 17th, 2017

FILE - In this March 19, 2010 file photo, Ex-Yugoslav army Gen. Vlado Trifunovic speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, in Belgrade, Serbia. Serbia’s state TV says former Yugoslav army general Vlado Trifunovic, whose treason conviction by Serbia’s wartime nationalist leadership became a symbol of senselessness of the 1990s’ Balkan conflict, has died aged 78. Tuesday’s reports say Trifunovic died on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 in Belgrade. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia state television says former Yugoslav army general Vlado Trifunovic, whose treason conviction by Serbia's wartime nationalist leadership became a symbol of the senselessness of the 1990s' Balkan conflict, has died. He was 78.


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Justin Trudeau’s vacation with Aga Khan under investigation

January 17th, 2017

Probe into Canada PM’s winter vacation on billionaire Aga Khan’s private island in the Bahamas.

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Green fouls LeBron, appears to mock him for flopping

January 17th, 2017

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, scores over Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Draymond Green and LeBron James went at it again in the first half of the Cavaliers' visit to Golden State on Monday.


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Gene Cernan, last man to walk on Moon, dies aged 82

January 17th, 2017

US astronaut Gene Cernan, commander of Apollo 17, has died, his family and Nasa announce.

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Germany says NATO concerned about Trump ‘obsolete’ remark

January 16th, 2017

German Foreign Minister Steinmeier and his Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz at 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council in HamburgBy Tom Körkemeier and Andreas Rinke BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany's Foreign Minister said on Monday that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's comments that NATO was obsolete had aroused concern across the 28-member alliance. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, speaking after a meeting with alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels, said Trump's remarks contradicted views expressed by designated Defense Secretary James Mattis. "I've spoken today not only with EU foreign ministers but NATO foreign ministers as well and can report that the signals are that there's been no easing of tensions," Steinmeier told reporters when asked about Trump's interview with Bild newspaper and the Times of London.


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Obamacare repeal: Trump pledges ‘health insurance for all’

January 16th, 2017

The US president-elect says the Republican replacement for Obamacare will be cheaper and better.

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Pound tanks on Brexit fear as Asia markets retreat

January 16th, 2017

Reports British Prime Minister Theresa May is aiming for a "hard Brexit" cause the pound to tumble on Asian currency marketsThe pound struggled at 32-year lows against the dollar in Asia on Monday after reports said British Prime Minister Theresa May was ready to take the country out of the European Union in a so-called "hard Brexit". Sterling's retreat came with losses on most Asian stock markets as investors nervously await Donald Trump's inauguration speech on Friday, having been left disappointed at his lack of detail on economic policy at a news conference last week. A number of Sunday newspapers in the UK said May was willing to pull out of the single market, the European customs union and the European Court of Justice, in order to regain control of immigration.


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UK PM May to star in US Vogue spread

January 16th, 2017

Renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz’s shoot with the prime minister will feature in April’s Vogue.

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