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September 28, 2018 7:52 PM Lil Wayne is a Rap Ambassador for New Orleans, Congressman Says

Put Lil Wayne right up there with Louis Armstrong, Fats Domino and Aaron Neville, because "Tha Carter V" reaffirms him as one of NOLA's greatest musicians ever ... according to Rep. Cedric Richmond. We got the U.S. Congressman Friday on Capitol Hill, and he said he can't wait to bump Tunechi's new album during his flight home to New Orleans. It seems 66

September 26, 2018 8:55 PM Venice considering ban on alcohol in the streets to curb partying by drunken tourists

In its latest effort to curb tourism, the Italian city of Venice is looking to crack down on alcohol in the streets. Fed up with disruptive behavior from the excessive amount of people visiting the popular destination, the city is considering fines for anyone caught with alcohol out and about after 7 p.m., even if it’s sealed in a shopping bag, the Telegraph 168

September 24, 2018 10:46 PM Brazil's Bolsonaro leads presidential race but Haddad closing gap: poll

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Fernando Haddad, the presidential candidate for Brazil’s leftist Workers Party (PT), is closing the gap with poll-leading far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro for an Oct. 7 first-round vote and would beat him in a runoff, a survey released Monday showed. Bolsonaro held steady at 28 percent of voter approval in the first round as compared 78

September 24, 2018 5:59 PM Baby found crawling across New Jersey road prompts investigation

A baby girl found crawling across a New Jersey road Saturday prompted officials to launch an investigation — and a photo of the shocking incident has gone viral on social media. The motorist who spotted the child, Cory Cannon of Eatontown, told the Asbury Park Press he noticed the toddler crawling across the road in Lakewood at around 5 p.m. "I thought 119

September 23, 2018 1:56 PM Michelle Obama Officiates Wedding

Michelle Obama is about to launch her stadium tour which should rival any rock band, but she has a much more intimate side hustle ... officiating weddings. The former First Lady did the honors Saturday in Chicago for Stephanie Rivkin and Joel Sircus. The bride's pop is the Deputy Mayor of Chicago and, as you know, Michelle has deep roots in Chi-Town 101

September 19, 2018 5:11 PM Cost of Housing Homeless in Shelters Keeps Rising in New York City

Department of Homeless Services says increased costs reflect greater investment in shelter system, more services New York City has increased spending on housing homeless people in shelters in recent years, but the population continues to hover at more than 60,000 despite efforts to move many into permanent housing, a new city report shows. During the 2017 fiscal 69

September 18, 2018 3:24 PM Intel Co-Founder’s Silicon Valley Estate Lists for $21.8 Million

The late Robert Noyce’s one-time home in Los Altos , Calif., comes with a vineyard, sports facilities and plenty of tech-industry history A Silicon Valley compound once owned by the late Robert Noyce, the “Mayor of Silicon Valley” who co-founded Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel, is going on the market for $21.8 million. Mr. Noyce died in 1990. Kevin 71

September 13, 2018 6:35 AM Tropical storm dumps rain on Hawaii while crossing state

A home on Kahekili Highway near the Waihee River Bridge, was evacuated after a flash flood breached the property on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 12, 2018, in Maui, Hawaii. Maui County says several homes on Maui are being evacuated because of floodwaters from Tropical Storm Olivia. (Cindy Ellen Russell/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP) HONOLULU – Heavy rain and winds 56

September 12, 2018 5:42 AM Brazil’s Former Leader Lula da Silva Abandons Presidential Bid, Names Successor

(RIO DE JANEIRO) — In a letter from his jail cell, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva called on tens of millions of supporters to vote for the man he named to lead his Workers’ Party ticket in October’s presidential election. “I want everyone who would vote for me to vote for Fernando Haddad for president of Brazil,” da Silva, who Brazilians 94

September 11, 2018 5:18 PM Brazil Workers Party replaces Lula as presidential candidate: source

CURITIBA, Brazil (Reuters) - The national executive of Brazil’s Workers Party decided on Tuesday that Fernando Haddad will be its presidential candidate, replacing the party’s jailed founder, former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a party source told Reuters. The official asked not to be named because the decision has not yet been made public to replace 51