Trump promises ‘renewal of American spirit’ in speech to Congress

Media captionTrump vows ‘renewal of American spirit’ President Donald Trump has promised a “renewal of the American spirit”, in his first speech to Congress. The president said a “new surge of optimism is placing impossible dreams firmly within our grasp”, opening a “new chapter of American greatness”. Mr Trump condemned recent vandalism of Jewish cemeteries […]

Barack and Michelle Obama agree Penguin Random House book deal

Barack and Michelle Obama agree Penguin Random House book deal

Image copyright AFP Image caption Details of the book deals agreed by Michelle and Barack Obama have not been disclosed Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have agreed a book deal with Penguin Random House. “The company has acquired world publication rights for two books, to be written by President and Mrs […]

Report: Richmond baseball players suspended over fantasy football – ESPN

5:19 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Five Richmond baseball players who have been ruled ineligible by the NCAA were involved in fantasy football, leading to their suspensions to start the season, according to a Richmond Times-Dispatch report. The university announced Feb. 17 that five student-athletes on the baseball team had […]

Trump prepares to issue new travel ban – USA TODAY

Protesters march in New York’s Times Square on Feb. 19, 2017, against President Trump’s travel ban.(Photo: Timothy A. Clary, AFP/Getty Images) President Trump is preparing to roll out his new version of a temporary travel ban targeting seven majority Muslim countries as early as Wednesday. Trump’s first attempt to block travel from those countries was […]

When to travel to the world’s most popular destinations – Quartz

When to travel to the world’s most popular destinations – Quartz

Want to get a great hotel deal? Pack an umbrella, and maybe—just maybe—a warm coat. Hotel rates plunge in destinations around the world outside of peak months, rewarding travelers with not just cheap nightly rates, but a city that isn’t flooded with fellow travelers, jostling to get into the best restaurants, museums, or beaches. A […]