Obama lashes out at Trump and ‘radical’ Republicans
Former US President Barack Obama has launched an unprecedented attack on his successor Donald Trump and his Republican party, condemning the use of fearmongering and bigotry as electoral devices. In a rallying cry ahead of November's midterm elections, Obama told an audience at the University of Illinois that the US was going through a period…
Revealed: How the RBA kept the banks afloat with a $4 billion daily lifeline
It's an eerie parallel. In early 2008, the forbearance of the newly installed government in Canberra was being sorely tested – as it is now – when the country's big four banks hiked their home interest rates in tandem, even though the Reserve Bank of Australia had not raised its official interest rates. The then…
Jameel Cook Charged with Allegedly Stealing $100K from NFL Players Trust Fund
NFL Photos/Getty Images Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Houston Texans fullback Jameel Cook has been charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the NFL players trust fund after he allegedly filed multiple fraudulent medical claims and other expenses.  According to the Associated Press (via USA Today), Cook "allegedly submitted false claims for benefits from the Gene…
Baltimore Orioles hit 100 losses for first time since 1988
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Baltimore Orioles hit 100 losses for first time since 1988 The Orioles have hit the 100-loss mark for the first time since 1988, and seem on their way to the worst season in team history. Post to Facebook Sent! A…
For the first time in South Africa's history, thousands of white union workers have staged a strike. They are furious their employer - one of the country's leading energy companies - has introduced a new share scheme which is only available to black workers. White workers say that is discriminatory and racially divisive. But their…