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June 19, 2018 3:33 PM Why a Top Conservative Politician Is Calling for Marijuana to Be Legalized in the U.K

A high-profile politician from the U.K.’s governing Conservative party has said that the “war on drugs” has failed when it comes to marijuana, and suggested that the government look at options for legalizing it. William Hague, a former leader of the Tories who now sits in the U.K.’s House of Lords, wrote for The Daily Telegraph Tuesday that the current 13

June 19, 2018 1:54 PM Evander Holyfield Wears a Shirt Quoting Himself

Evander Holyfield believes in the wisdom of Evander Holyfield ... which is why he wears T-shirts with quotes from Evander Holyfield. We spotted the champ out at Reagan National Airport -- and, while our photog wanted to talk about the World Cup, we couldn't help but notice the Real Deal's fashion statement. "When I was eight years old my coach told me I could 15

June 18, 2018 3:30 PM Widely mocked Cristiano Ronaldo bust replaced at Portugal airport

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring his third goal with a free kick in Portugal's opening World Cup match against Spain at Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, on Friday. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) A widely mocked bronze bust of soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo was replaced with a new sculpture at an airport in Portugal on Friday. Ronaldo's family made the request 19

June 18, 2018 10:29 AM Saudi Arabia World Cup squad land safely after apparent engine fire

Russia's aviation watchdog Rosaviatsia said that during the landing there was a brief fire on one of the engines and that it would investigate the incident, Interfax reported. Social and Saudi media footage also appeared to show one of the engines catching fire and a spokesman for airline Rossiya said the fault was due to a bird strike. The team were travelling 8

June 17, 2018 2:31 PM Pope presses for talks on Yemen amid humanitarian crisis

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis is pressing for negotiations involving the sides in the Yemen conflict so the humanitarian crisis doesn't worsen. In public remarks Sunday, Francis said he was following "with worry the dramatic fate of the people of Yemen, already so exhausted from years of conflict." He appealed to the international community so that "no effort 20

June 17, 2018 10:38 AM Witnesses: Coalition strikes airport in Yemen's Hodeida

SANAA, Yemen – Witnesses say the Saudi-led coalition has carried out airstrikes on the airport in Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida. The witnesses, who spoke on condition of anonymity fearing reprisal, say Sunday's airstrikes echoed across the city. The scale of the damage was unclear. Yemeni security officials say the rebels, known as Houthis 20

June 16, 2018 6:49 AM The Latest: Witnesses: Areas under siege in Hodeida battle

Yemeni rights advocates and relief workers say areas adjacent to the airport in Hodeida are under siege and thousands of people are unable to leave as roads are shut down amid intense fighting. The United Nations says hundreds of people have fled Hodeida since Wednesday, when a Saudi-led coalition began an assault to take over the vital Red Sea port town, through 21

June 16, 2018 5:45 AM Saudi-led forces seize airport in Yemen port city of Hodeida

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Yemeni official say Saudi-led forces have seized the airport in Yemen's rebel-held port city of Hodeida. The military loyal to Yemen's exiled government issued a statement Saturday morning saying that engineers now were trying to remove mines left by the Shiite rebels known as Houthis. Hodeida International Airport is on the south 24

June 15, 2018 12:56 PM American Airlines carrier cancels hundreds of flights over 'technical issue,' leaves thousands stranded

PSA Airlines, a regional carrier for American, canceled 275 of its scheduled flights on Thursday and 400 more on Friday. (WJZY) Thousands of passengers scheduled to fly out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport, in North Carolina, on an American Airlines-operated carrier became stranded on Thursday night after the airline suddenly canceled all remaining 44

June 11, 2018 11:57 PM Spirit Airlines flight delayed by alligator crossing airport runway

An alligator was caught crossing the runway at Orlando International Airport. (WFLD / Anthony Velardi Facebook) A Spirit Airlines flight landing at Orlando International Airport was held up on the runway Monday morning by a casually crossing alligator. The budget airliner was flying in from Baltimore-Washington International Airport when they encountered 85