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Wednesday was a busy day for President-elect Donald Trump and his roster of cabinet nominees. It kicked off with Senate confirmation hearings for former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, Trump’s proposed Secretary of State, and Sen. Jeff Sessions, his pick for Attorney General. Trump also held his first
Join us as President Obama delivers his farewell address, which will be streaming live from Chicago. We’ll have running commentary below from Yahoo News’ Chief Washington Correspondent Olivier Knox and Senior Politics Editor Garance Franke-Ruta.
On Friday afternoon a gunman opened fire at the Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport in Florida, killing five and injuring at least eight. We have ended our coverage here but for the latest on the shooting please visit Yahoo News.
Big stories dominated the news in 2016 like no other year: Donald Trump won. The U.K. backed the Brexit. Right-wing populism surged around the globe. And more.
Carrie Fisher died at the age of 60 on Tuesday morning. She was best known for her role as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” series and was the daughter of Hollywood royalty, actress Debbie Reynolds and singer Eddie Fisher. She suffered a heart attack on Friday while traveling from London to Los Angeles
[UPDATE: Normal train services resumed at 9.35am] Commuters should expect a 20 minute delay on the East-West Line between Pasir Ris and Outram Park due to a signaling fault at Aljunied. The train service is still available says SMRT. [EWL]UPDATE:Pls add 20mins travel time between #PasirRis & #OutramPark
Donald Trump is filling out his administration. Before this week, the celebrity businessman turned president-elect has already announced his picks for labor secretary, EPA administrator, homeland security secretary, defense secretary, attorney general, U.N. ambassador, treasury secretary, transportation
Cleaners in Singapore stand to receive better wages from next year and an annual bonus from 2020, based on recommendations made by the Tripartite Cluster for Cleaners (TCC) which have been accepted by the government. The changes are to benefit over 40,000 resident cleaners who are employed by more than
Derick Almena, manager of the Oakland warehouse known as the Ghost Ship artist collective, apologized in the wake of the deadly fire that destroyed the building Friday night. The death toll is currently at 36 but could go higher as more victims are identified.
The M1 Singapore Fringe Festival has withdrawn two shows from the upcoming festival from 4-15 January 2017 after the Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) said they contained “excessive nudity”. IMDA’s assessment deemed that both Ming Poon’s ‘Undressing Room’ and Thea Fitz-James
A traffic accident at the Second Link towards Tuas Checkpoint on Tuesday morning (6 Dec) involving three Malaysian motorcyclists left one dead and two injured. The Singapore Civil Defence Force received a call for ambulance assistance for at 5.09am. A Chinese man in his 50s was pronounced dead by paramedics
A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial in the murder case of former North Charleston, S.C. patrolman Michael Slager after the jury remained deadlocked for more than three days. Slager was charged in the shooting death of Walter Scott, an unarmed African-American man, on April 4, 2015. The shooting
Republican North Carolina incumbent Gov. Pat McCrory has conceded the governor’s race to Democrat and current state Attorney General Roy Cooper. The concession ends a nearly monthlong failed recount effort by McCrory’s team. Cooper had already claimed victory on election night.
The Lift Taskforce of the People’s Action Party (PAP) has completed its preliminary study on enhancing the safety and reliability of lifts in estates under the party’s care. In a press release on Monday (5 Dec), the PAP said a total of S$45 million will be allocated by all PAP town councils over the
The late Cuban leader Fidel Castro was laid to rest in Santiago, Cuba. His ashes arrived at the cemetery as crowds lined the streets to pay their final respects to the communist leader who came to power in 1959. The funeral service itself was private and closed to cameras. Castro died on Nov. 25 at the
President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence will be at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio for the first stop in Trump’s USA Thank You Tour 2016. Yahoo News’ Hunter Walker is on the ground in Cincinnati and will be providing coverage from the event.
A 53-pound alligator snapping turtle was rescued from a pipe in a new residential development outside of Houston. The threatened species is recovering along with another turtle found wounded. Alligator snapping turtles are known as “dinosaurs of the turtle world” and are the largest turtle species in