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House GOP members introduce resolution to condemn Pelosi for ripping up Trump’s speech – CNN

Washington (CNN)House Republicans plan to introduce a disapproval resolution condemning House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for ripping up her copy of President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech. A vote related to the resolution is expected in the House on Thursday, according to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer's office, though the measure -- a privileged…

Kirk Douglas, acclaimed actor, dead at 103 – CNN

(CNN)Kirk Douglas, one of the great Hollywood leading men whose off-screen life was nearly as colorful as his on-screen exploits in movies like "Spartacus" and "Champion," has died, according to his son, actor Michael Douglas. He was 103."It is with tremendous sadness that my brothers and I announce that Kirk Douglas left us today at…

Investigators conducting searches in the case of Kristin Smart, a Cal Poly student who went missing in 1996 – CNN

(CNN)Police have served search warrants in the case of Kristin Smart, a young woman who went missing from a central California college campus in 1996, but authorities and Smart's family are mum on what spurred the latest development in the case. In San Pedro, the site of one of the searches, FBI agents and local…

Plane breaks apart after skidding off runway in Turkey – CNN

Istanbul, Turkey (CNN)All 183 people on board a passenger plane survived after it skidded off the runway and broke apart while landing at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport.Fifty-two people were injured in Wednesday's accident and taken to hospital, Istanbul's governor Ali Yerlikaya said. The Pegasus Airlines plane was carrying 177 people and six crew members, according…

Lesotho’s first lady is charged with murdering husband’s ex-wife – CNN

Maseru, Lesotho (CNN)The first lady of Lesotho, Maesaiah Thabane has been charged with murdering her husband's former wife in a crime that has gripped the tiny mountainous kingdom. Lipolelo Thabane was shot dead outside her home in the capital Maseru just two days before Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's inauguration in June 2017.Maesaiah Thabane, 42, appeared…

Gory grades for Knicks owner James Dolan’s executive hires – New York Post

Since James Dolan took over ownership of the Knicks in 1999, six men have run the team’s basketball operations, including Steve Mills twice. Here’s the gory rundown: Scott Layden (1999-2003) After a surprise run to the NBA Finals under Jeff Van Gundy as the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference in the lockout-shortened 1998-99…

NBA trade rumors: T-Wolves, Hawks, Rockets, Nuggets agree on monster four-team trade, per reports – CBS Sports

The first NBA trade deadline domino has fallen, as a four-team deal that had been building for a while was finally agreed upon on Tuesday night, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The headliners of the trade are forward Robert Covington, who will head to the Houston Rockets from the Minnesota Timberwolves, and center Clint Capela,…

Live State of the Union 2020: Updates on Trump’s Speech – The New York Times

the Senate is poised to acquit him.The unusual confluence of the president’s annual speech with an impeachment trial was not a first. President Bill Clinton likewise delivered his State of the Union address in 1999 in the midst of a Senate impeachment trial that later acquitted him. Mr. Clinton made no mention of the trial…