• Charlize Theron praises 'incredible mother' who shot and killed her alcoholic father in self defence

    Charlize Theron most often plays a range of powerful women on the big screen and it might have something to do with her personal inspiration - her mother. In a recent interview with Howard Stern, the Atomic Blonde actress revealed that during a childhood made uncertain by her alcoholic, abusive father Charles Theron, her mother Gerda Aletta, showed her how to stand up for herself and be strong. Theron was talking in particular about the life-changing incident when her mother killed her drunken father in self defence after he physically attacked her mother and threatened both of them.

  • Cleveland's dysfunction may have cost the Cavaliers more than one All-Star

    Soon after news broke that Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving requested a trade and no longer wants to play in the LeBron James’ shadow, the man who broke the story, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, appeared on WKNR-AM radio and questioned the timing of Irving’s demands last week: Windy: If Kyrie had told the Cavs this in mid-June, they probably could have traded for Chris Paul and traded Kevin Love for Paul George.

  • Minneapolis police chief quits after fatal shooting of Australian Justine Damond

    The head of Minneapolis police has resigned following fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman by an officer. Police chief Janee Harteau stepped down at the request of the city's mayor, a day after speaking for the first time about the death of 40-year-old Justine Damond. Ms Damond, from Sydney, Australia, was shot last Saturday by an officer responding to her 911 call about a possible sexual assault in an alleyway behind her house in Minneapolis.

  • What To Expect At Donald Trump Jr's Senate Testimony

    President Trump’s son and former campaign chairman Paul Manafort made a deal with the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify privately, it was reported Friday. No date has been set yet for the testimony but Trump Jr. could face various lines of inquiries.

  • As Prince George turns 4, growing up royal can be tougher than it looks

    Better hope there’s no sibling rivalry between Prince George and Princess Charlotte, the son and daughter of Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. In a Newsweek interview this spring, Harry said: “People would be amazed by the ordinary life William and I live.

  • USD/CAD Forecast July 24, 2017, Technical Analysis

    The US dollar fell again against the Canadian dollar during the session on Friday, as we reached towards the 1.25 handle. That’s an area that should cause a bit of support, but when you look at the hourly chart, you can see that clearly every time we rally, the sellers come back. In fact, I … Continue reading USD/CAD Forecast July 24, 2017, Technical Analysis

  • Australian man dies in faulty air bag crash

    (Reuters) - An Australian man who died in a Sydney car crash may be the 18th death linked to faulty Takata air bags, after police said he was killed when hit in the neck by shrapnel from an air bag. Police did not say the air bag in the Honda CRV was from manufacturer Takata, whose faulty air bags have been linked to 17 deaths and more than 180 injuries worldwide. "The vehicle involved, a 2007 Honda CR-V, was the subject of Takata airbag inflator recalls," Collins said in a statement, in which he offered the company’s condolences to the family of the dead driver.