Lindsey Vonn targets Olympic gold, Ingemar Stenmark’s World Cup record

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(CNN)It's going to be a busy season for the world's greatest female ski racer. Not only is Lindsey Vonn trying to beat Ingemar Stenmark's World Cup record of 86 victories, she'll also be competing in an Olympic Games for the first time since she clinched the Olympic downhill title in...

Post-Maria, Trump’s approval rating on hurricanes down 20 points

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WASHINGTON (CNN)President Donald Trump's approval rating for handling the federal government's response to recent hurricanes has dropped 20 points in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS. In mid-September, 64% of Americans said they approved of Trump's handling of the US hurricane response....

Hong Kong’s dirty laundering secret

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Hong Kong (CNN)Easey Commercial Building is an unassuming mid-rise office tower on Hennessy Road, an artery that runs through Hong Kong's busy Wan Chai district. The structure sits among scenery that's classic Hong Kong: bright lights, tall buildings, people rushing about. But camouflaged in the normalcy is a business that...

Kirkuk: Clashes reported after Iraqi forces advance on Kurdish-held sites

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Clashes have been reported between Iraqi forces and Iraqi Kurdish fighters after Baghdad sent troops towards Kurdish-held sites in Kirkuk province. State TV report that Iraqi forces have taken control of some areas, including oil fields, "without fighting", but Kurdish officials deny this. An exchange of artillery fire is said...

Violent pro-North Korean leaflet threatens “crazy dog” Trump with decapitation

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More pro-North Korean leaflets, potentially send by the North via balloon, were found in South Korea’s capital on Sunday and Monday, describing U.S. President Donald Trump as a “crazy dog” and calling for his dismemberment. The cartoons come amid a flurry of pro-North leaflets appearing in Seoul in recent weeks....

Branson’s Virgin Group invests in Hyperloop One

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The Virgin investment group has taken an undisclosed stake in Hyperloop One, one of several companies trying to create a pod-based transport system. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Virgin's founder, Sir Richard Branson, is joining the Los Angeles-based firm's board as part of the deal, and...

Iran nuclear deal: Trump poised to withdraw support

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US President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw backing from the nuclear accord with Iran on Friday and lay out a more confrontational strategy. The move would not withdraw the US from the deal but give Congress 60 days to decide whether to do so by re-imposing sanctions. Secretary of...

ICELAND BECOME SMALLEST NATION TO QUALIFY FOR THE WORLD CUP : RUSSIA 2018

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A 2-0 victory over Kosovo was enough for the nation of some 335,000 people to reach the 2018 finals in Russia, setting a new record in the process. Iceland have secured a spot at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, becoming the smallest nation(335,000 residents) by population to ever qualify...

This is how often you should bathe your kids – and the products you should be avoiding

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Some children love bath time but others hate it - and for parents it can be a big struggle come bed time. But you might not need to wash your child every day, according to expert medical advice. Some parenting websites suggest kids only need a full wash once or...

“BUHARI’S CHOICE OF SEX WORKER STYLED MUSLIM LADY FOR DEPUTY CBN POST IS A GREAT DISSERVICE TO MUSLIMS” – ISLAMIC FUNDAMENTALISTS CONDEMN AISHA AHMAD’S DRESSING

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Some angry Islamic fundamentalists on social media have condemned the appointment of Mrs Aisha Ahmad as Deputy CBN governor. This is not because she isn’t qualified for the post but according to them, her dressing doesn’t represent that of Muslims. There are so many posts on Facebook about her appointment...