China is once again causing controversy in Africa for doing something that, in theory, should win praise — giving away money.
On a typical day, the picturesque district of Elmbridge would fit all the descriptors of any well-to-do English countryside locale: It’s quiet, green and safe, a world away from the bustle of nearby London, and its residents take pride in its leafy landscapes and riverside views.
The first super typhoon of the season in the West Pacific made a close approach to the Eastern Philippines this weekend. Monday morning, Surigae’s maximum wind speed decreased to 140 mph (220 kph). While it is no longer a super typhoon, it is still a powerful typhoon, equivalent to a category 4 Atlantic hurricane.
Actor Joseph Siravo, best known for his role as Tony Soprano’s father on “The Sopranos,” died Sunday after a “long, courageous battle with colon cancer,” his representative Andrew Tetenbaum confirmed.
A Virginia police officer accused of pepper-spraying a Black and Latino military officer and forcing him to the ground during a traffic stop in December has been fired, a Town of Windsor official said. Army Lt. Caron Nazario has filed suit seeking more than $1 million against police officers Joe Gutierrez and Daniel Crocker, and […]