President Obama nominates Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court

President Obama nominates Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court President Obama on Wednesday nominated Merrick Garland to serve on the Supreme Court, setting up a protracted political fight with Republicans who have vowed to block any candidate picked by Obama in his final year in office. Garland, 63, is a longtime Washington lawyer and jurist who is chief judge of…

US election 2016: Obama warns against campaign anger

US election 2016: Obama warns against campaign anger US President Barack Obama has warned White House contenders to avoid raising tensions, a day after a rally by Donald Trump was called off amid clashes. Mr Obama said candidates should not resort to “insults” and “certainly not violence against other Americans”. Mr Trump, who leads the race for the Republican nomination,…

Google.org Thinks It Can Engineer a Solution to the World’s Woes

Google.org Thinks It Can Engineer a Solution to the World’s Woes THE BACKLASH CAME swiftly when Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, pledged 99 percent of their Facebook fortune to philanthropic causes. At first, the announcement brought tremendous praise; if the couple follows through on their plan to donate $45 billion during their lifetimes, they’ll become the world’s most…

Russia warns North Korea over threats of nuclear strike

Russia warns North Korea over threats of nuclear strike One of Pyongyang’s few remaining allies says country is in danger of creating legal grounds for international military intervention. NK News reports North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ordered nuclear weapons to be readied. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has ordered nuclear weapons to be readied. Photograph: Rodong Sinmun/EPA Chad O’Carroll…

Team Canada’s sweet 16 named for World Cup

Team Canada’s sweet 16 named for World Cup An injury has kept Carey Price sidelined since November. But Team Canada’s management team had no doubt the Montreal Canadiens star goaltender should be named to the initial 16-man roster for the World Cup of Hockey. Price, 28, Chicago’s Corey Crawford, 31, and Washington’s Braden Holtby, 26, were named Wednesday as Canada’s…

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