Amazon blasted for offering merchandise promoting white supremacy

Amazon blasted for offering merchandise promoting white supremacy

Amazon.com — a retail juggernaut that Michigan and other states have sought to lure with billions of dollars in financial incentives — has been offering items bearing symbols of white supremacy, despite a company policy prohibiting those products on the website. “Amazon has enabled hate organizations and ideologues to spread their ideas and generate resources […]

Celebrity Secrets: Faye Brooks shares her health and beauty tips

Celebrity Secrets: Faye Brooks shares her health and beauty tips

Which beauty products do you swear by? Benecos Natural Translucent Powder and Benefit Roller Lash Mascara. It gets every single lash, gives brilliant volume and doesn’t have that clumpy effect. What are your essential cosmetics?   Maybelline Eraser Eye Concealer has a sponge on the end, so it’s great for blending or hiding dark circles […]

The day Tokyo resembled a war zone

The day Tokyo resembled a war zone

TOKYO • On a sunny Tokyo morning in March 1995, passengers crammed onto the world’s busiest subway for their rush-hour commute, unaware that minutes later their city would resemble a war zone. First came the smell, a strong and pungent chemical odour similar to paint thinner that was in fact sarin, a Nazi-developed poison so […]

Ex-RNC finance chair's former mistress sues him and Stormy Daniels' lawyers

Ex-RNC finance chair's former mistress sues him and Stormy Daniels' lawyers

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Einstein's Theory Of Gravity Passes An Extreme Test

Einstein's Theory Of Gravity Passes An Extreme Test

Einstein’s general theory of relativity predicts that all objects fall at the same rate, regardless of their mass or composition. For instance, if we drop a marble and a cannon ball off the Leaning Tower of Pisa at the same time, both objects will hit the ground at the same time, despite the fact that […]

Culture Alert: July marked by festivals in the Middle East

Culture Alert: July marked by festivals in the Middle East

Fairs and festivals in July — both large and small — dominate the Middle East, from Lebanon’s seven-decades-old Baalbeck International Festival to Egypt’s first Ras El Bar Book Fair. All that jazz: The Istanbul Jazz Festival, which marks its 25th edition this year, opened June 26 with a tribute concert to the milestones of the Turkish jazz scene. […]

Europe assured of extending World Cup winning streak to 4

Europe assured of extending World Cup winning streak to 4

MOSCOW (AP) — The World Cup is staying in Europe, and it’s not even a close race. All four semifinalists at this year’s tournament in Russia will be European. The most powerful continent in world soccer is also assured of having its fourth straight title winner from a fourth different country. Europe’s overwhelming dominance in […]

The busiest days for US air travel are already here

The busiest days for US air travel are already here

If you’re looking to avoid the big crowds at the airport, you might delay traveling until — get this — Thanksgiving or Christmas. Contrary to popular belief, airlines carry thousands more people on some days in June, July and August than around the end-of-year holidays. American Airlines expects to fly 692,300 people on July 8, […]