‘I was forced to leave’: Central American caravan enters Mexico
Tecun Uman, Guatemala - Zulma Rodriguez sat in the shade of a tree outside the Guatemalan immigration office, waiting on some paperwork before she can cross the bridge into Mexico with her kids. They are the reason she fled El Salvador. "I was forced to leave," she told Al Jazeera, surrounded by young children, including her…
Afterpay shows Millennials the new force in markets
The financial power of Millennials and their potential to influence the governance of multinational corporations was brought home this week by Larry Fink, the chairman and CEO of BlackRock, the world's largest investment manager with $US6.28 trillion ($8.7 trillion) in assets under management. In his annual letter to the CEOs of the world's largest companies,…
Lizzo Tells Us The Big-Budget Ideas She Didn’t Get To Put In The ‘Juice’ Video
During one segment in Lizzo's flashy, old television-mining music video for "Juice," the artist herself appears in a black dress opposite a late-night host, seemingly not having any of it. It's just one clip in the video's mirage of warm, fuzzy TV visions — among home-shopping and exercise informercial sequences — that puts Lizzo herself…
Norwich City 3-1 Birmingham City: Canaries end winless in lively game
Mario Vrancic's goal for Norwich was one of four in 12 first-half minutes at Carrow RoadNorwich regained second spot in the Championship as they beat play-off chasing Birmingham City for their first win in five league games. Four goals in the space of 12 first-half minutes started with Teemu Pukki slotting in Jamal Lewis' cross…
American-born, Iranian journalist held as ‘material witness,’ court documents show
The U.S. government on Friday acknowledged for the first time that it secretly arrested an Iranian journalist earlier this week, demanding she testify to a federal grand jury as part of a federal probe that still remains a mystery. The acknowledgement came in a federal judge's order stating that American-born Melanie Franklin, also known as…