Don Rickles, Comedy’s Equal Opportunity Offender, Dies at 90

The cause was kidney failure, said a spokesman, Paul Shefrin, according to The New York Times. For more than half a century, on nightclub stages, in concert halls and on television, Mr. Rickles made outrageously derisive comments about people’s looks, their ethnicity,

Toronto schools will no longer allow student trips to US

Toronto District School Board expressed concern over how the US immigration policy could affect students on school trips, reports with reference to CNN. "We strongly believe that our students should not be placed into these situations of potentially being turned away

New Zealand expels U.S. diplomat with black eye after ‘incident’: media

New Zealand has expelled an attache at the U.S. Embassy after Washington declined to waive his right to diplomatic immunity after an "incident" which gave him a broken nose and a black eye, media and authorities said, reports with reference to

US Northeast prepares for snowstorm

As much as two feet of snow was forecast for some areas Tuesday, whipped by damaging winds. States of emergency were declared in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Connecticut, according to NBC News. "We're not kidding with this. This is

Ukraine News Today Feb. 27, 2017: Militants launched 62 attacks, 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 2 injured in Donbas; Ukrainian MP Artemenko says U.S. could claim Crimea; MP Savchenko’s visit to Donbas ignores unified state policy – Mejlis Chairman

Militants launched 62 attacks, 2 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 2 injured in Donbas According to the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters, militants continue intensive shelling in the eastern Ukraine. Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded, two more - injured, and two got a concussion on Sunday,

The 10 Best Places To Live In The U.S.

U.S. News & World Report released its annual lineup of the Best Places to Live in the U.S., reports with reference to Huffington Post. Their experts combined statistical analysis with a survey of 2,000 people to rate the country’s 100

Euro ‘could collapse in 18 months’ – man tipped as US ambassador to EU

Professor Ted Malloch said he would "short the euro" - taking a market position which bets on the value of the currency falling, the BBC reports. He also said Britain could agree a "mutually beneficial" free trade deal with America in as

One dead, 5 injured in Texas mall shooting

Police Chief William McManus said two suspects robbed a jewelry store at the Rolling Oaks Mall on Sunday, CTV reports. "What we have here is a robbery gone really, really bad," McManus said. After the suspects fled the store, a man, described by

At least 11 killed in severe storms and tornados across the US South

Storms sweeping through southwest Georgia overnight left 11 people dead and 23 injured, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency told Reuters. State officials did not immediately have details on the extent of the damage, noting that they were working with local authorities as

‘Russia’ glitch: Hours after RT interrupts C-SPAN, MSNBC experiences strange glitch

Ignatius was talking about President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees taking “a hard line on Russia,” when a glitch made Ignatius appear to say “Russia” several times in succession, Daily Caller reports.   Did MSNBC get hacked? — Dorsey