Month: March 2019

Conor McGregor: Ex-UFC champion proclaims retirement

Conor McGregor: Ex-UFC champion proclaims retirement

Conor McGregor (right) is thought to have earned $30m fighting undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather in 2017Ireland’s former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor says he has “retired from the sport formally known as ‘Mixed Martial Art'”. The 30-year-old announced his decision on social media on Tuesday. “I wish all my old colleagues well going forward,”…

Pentagon authorises $1bn for border wall

Pentagon authorises $1bn for border wall

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fences already run along stretches of the US-Mexico border The Pentagon has authorised the transfer of $1bn (£758m) to army engineers for new wall construction along the US-Mexico border. The funds are the first under the national emergency declared by President Donald Trump to bypass Congress and build the…

The kill for Obamacare? Trump administration says this could possibly well possibly also fair quiz a court docket to throw out whole health law

The kill for Obamacare? Trump administration says this could possibly well possibly also fair quiz a court docket to throw out whole health law

Ken Alltucker and Brad Heath USA TODAY Published 4:05 AM EDT Mar 26, 2019 The Trump administration told a federal court late Monday that it would ask judges to toss out the entire Affordable Care Act, a decision that cast further uncertainty over the future of a federal law that has extended health insurance to…

Gerrymandering case, bump stock ban, NFL’s Annual League Assembly: 5 things to know Tuesday

Gerrymandering case, bump stock ban, NFL’s Annual League Assembly: 5 things to know Tuesday

Editors USA TODAY Published 3:49 AM EDT Mar 26, 2019 Gerrymandering once again goes before the Supreme Court The Supreme Court has declined five times to intervene in partisan gerrymandering cases, but opponents hope the sixth time will be a charm. In two landmark cases Tuesday, the high court is considering whether congressional districts set…

Oprah shares her own existence’s motive, insightful tales in new e-book, ‘The Course Made Obvious’

Oprah shares her own existence’s motive, insightful tales in new e-book, ‘The Course Made Obvious’

Anika Reed USA TODAY Published 12:32 AM EDT Mar 26, 2019 What is your life’s purpose? Oprah Winfrey is here to help you on your soul-searching journey to find the answer. Winfrey explores the powerful seeds of faith in ourselves with her latest book, “The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life’s Direction and Purpose,” (Flatiron Books,…