Mud, sweat and cheers: The rise of obstacle course racing – BBC News

March 27, 2017

… had never committed to any kind of sporting activity in the past, but is set to take part in her first mud run. “Some family members were completely shocked that I of all people would look at signing up to something like this,” she said. “To do any of the runs would be more of a personal challenge for me… but I have to prove to myself I can do it.” Related Topics Wolverhampton Fitness More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsInstaProfit DFY …


A city stilled, shocked and then enraged by attack

March 24, 2017

… are only allowing people to cross over but not return toward the city. Pedestrians must go around another way. Emergency response vehicles continue to stream past every few minutes. London Ambulance Service vehiclesare parked in a barrier across the south end of Westminster Bridge and in front of St. Thomas’ Hospital. Up ahead, blue flashing lights signal where people in white crime-scene bodysuits have come to examine the scene. …


Tillerson plan to skip NATO, visit Russia puts allies on edge

March 22, 2017

Washington (CNN)The State Department scrambled Tuesday to suggest new dates for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to attend a meeting of NATO foreign ministers after his plan to skip the annual gathering — but travel to Russia — came to light. Tillerson’s decision to miss his first NATO meeting but visit Russia a week later plunged his department into damage control, frustrated allies and left analysts scratching their heads at an administration that once again is rubbing …


Trump’s wiretapping accusation comes to a head at Comey hearing

March 20, 2017

… officials, including Obama’s former director of national intelligence, James Clapper, have said that there was no evidence to substantiate such links. “I think, ultimately, that matters more to most Americans, given the nature of the allegations that have been made in the past several months about Donald Trump and his campaign and some of his associates,” Cotton said. Still, the shifting explanations of meetings last year between Trump aides, among them Attorney General Jeff …


CNN’s Brian Stelter Slams Trump For Being A ‘Fox News Presidency’

March 19, 2017

… He watches Fox a lot. He tweets about Fox. He gives most of his interviews to Fox. He hires former Fox staffers. He peddles information from Fox. Three of the last five news storiesTrump has tweetedabout in the past week were from Fox News.The others were from the New York Times a newspaperhe insists is fake news and Brietbart, a pro-Trump site with white nationalist sympathies. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsEZ Video Creator – Monthly Club Full Year Create your own …


Florida Prosecutor’s Refusal To Seek Death Penalties Draws Political Backlash

March 17, 2017

… Ayala refused a demand from Republican Gov. Rick Scott that she recuse herself from Loyds case. In a statement, Scott said he was outraged and sickened by the two murders. Scotts office did not clarify how it will respond to other capital cases that may arise while Ayala is in office. In just over a year, Floridas death penalty statute has twice been ruled unconstitutional, Ayala said.A new statute was enacted this past Tuesday morning. Thats Floridas second death penalty statute in less …


Trade Minister: How Nigeria can kick oil habit and become a global player

March 16, 2017

(CNN)“Never waste a good crisis” is a motto for Dr. Okechukwu “Okey” Enelamah, the Nigerian minister of industry, trade and investment. Right now, he has plenty to work with. One of the largest economies in Africa is shrinking. Collapsing oil revenue has plunged Nigeria into a full-year recession for the first time since 1991, and caused a damaging foreign currency shortage. …