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'To Age Is a Sin': In Blunt Speech, Madonna Confronts Bias in Various Forms
In the speech, Madonna said she had faced sexism, misogyny and constant bullying and relentless abuse over the more than 30 years of her career. The speech on Friday was a strikingly blunt statement for the entertainer, who, if only briefly, had no intention of entertaining. In her speech at the Billboard event, Madonna seemed to make a tacit reference to the election's outcome.
More than 2 dozen killed in blasts near stadium in Turkey
Including a possible car bomb - killed 29 people and wounded 166 others Saturday outside a soccer stadium in central Istanbul, Turkey's Interior minister said. The private NTV channel reported the target of the attack outside newly built Besiktas Stadium was a bus used by riot police. Police officers hug each other after an explosion around Vodafone Arena Stadium in Istanbul, Dec 10, 2016. The blasts erupted after the home team Besiktas beat visitor Bursaspor 2-1 in the Turkish Super League.
Trump Spent Far Less Than Clinton, but Paid His Companies Well
His preferred mode of transportation - his private aircraft - made up the largest chunk of money that went back into Trump entities, $8.7 million. These unusual practices provide a glimpse of the kind of potential conflicts and ethical issues that Mr Trump will have to resolve as president. Over all, Mr Trump raised far less money than Mrs Clinton did, though the disparity - like the race itself - closed at the end of the campaign.
Fans in small N.Y. town revel in 'Wonderful Life'
The legend of Seneca Falls being the real Bedford Falls isn't just because of the way the town looks. They portrayed the children of Stewart and Donna Reed, who went on to many other starring roles but called It's a Wonderful Life their favorite. The card was actually his short story, The Greatest Gift, that Capra adapted to become It's a Wonderful Life. The bridge that inspired Frank Capra's bridge scene in the Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life is located in Seneca Falls.
At Army-Navy game, Trump says thought of leading US soldiers, sailors 'humbling'
Donald Trump on Saturday at the annual Army-Navy football game praised the athletes on the field and the service academies' students in the stands whom he'll soon command as president, calling them amazing people. You don't see this kind of spirit everywhere, Trump, the Republican president-elect, said during halftime of the game in Baltimore. Trump spent the first half of the game in the box of David Urban, a West Point graduate and Republican adviser.
Lewis leads LA Kings' surge to 4-1 win over Ottawa Senators
Trevor Lewis had a goal and an assist, and Jeff Carter and Alec Martinez scored on the same power play early in the first period of the Los Angeles Kings' 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. Peter Budaj made 19 saves and earned an assist, and Marian Gaborik scored his first goal since Feb 12 to cap the Kings' final home game before a three-week, nine-game stint on the road until New Year's Eve.
Winds likely contributed to Texas pelicans killed by traffic
Strong winds and high tides may have contributed to the deaths of more than 60 brown pelicans killed by oncoming traffic along a highway near Texas' border with Mexico. The Brownsville Herald reports that northerly winds and surging tides Thursday likely pushed pelicans to roost near a concrete traffic divider on a highway connecting Port Isabel and Brownsville, Texas. Tom deMaar, senior veterinarian at Brownsville's Gladys Porter Zoo, was driving when he saw the birds close to oncoming traffic.
Army beats Navy 21-17 to end 14-year losing streak in series
Army ended a 14-year run of frustration against Navy, using an overpowering running game and opportunistic defense to carve out a long overdue 21-17 victory Saturday. The Black Knights' 14-game losing streak was the longest by either academy in a series that began in 1890. A screen pass for 16 yards set up a 1-yard touchdown run by Abey to get Navy to 14-7. Minutes later, the Midshipmen got a field goal after a replay overturned a lost fumble by Abey at the Army 11.
US church gunman: 'I did it'
Dylann Roof, the South Carolina man accused of shooting dead nine black church-goers last year, admitted the massacre in a police video shown to the jury. He also said he spent 15 minutes sitting inside Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston deliberating, before carrying out the attack on 17 June 2015.
Lawyer says Reno boy shot by school cop had been bullied, beaten
Those kids were alerted there was going to be a beat-down at a specific time and a specific location. The campus officer has been placed on paid administrative leave while Reno police lead an investigation into the officer-involved shooting. The school district's chief lawyer criticized Houston for speaking out on behalf of his client. He said the boy brought some kitchen knives to school because he feared he'd get jumped by the same group of seniors who had beaten him the day before.
Did Clinton win more votes than any white man in history?
She has overtaken Mr Trump by more than 2.5 million votes (48% to Mr Trump's 46%). Mrs Clinton's lead is the largest of the five times when a US presidential candidate won the popular vote but failed to win the election. In fact, aside from Mr Obama's 2008 and 2012 wins, Mrs Clinton has received more votes than any other US presidential candidate in history.
Anthony Joshua to fight Wladimir Klitschko after win over Eric Molina
Britain's Anthony Joshua successfully defended his IBF heavyweight title with a third-round stoppage of Eric Molina in Manchester. Joshua, who was making the second defence of his belt, knocked the American down with a short right before the referee waved the fight off. The 27-year-old now has 18 knockouts from as many fights and will face former heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on 29 April.

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