Minister Makram congratulates Mary Alexander, 1st Egyptian acting mayor of Chicago suburb

Sat, 20 Mar 2021 - 03:11 GMT

Mary Alexander was also included in the list of the most 20 distinguished women around the world for the year 2021.

Actor Jussie Smollett charged again related to alleged staging of hate crime

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 03:51 GMT

Former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was charged on Tuesday in a six-count felony indictment accusing him of staging a phony hate crime in Chicago.

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 10:23 GMT

Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials.

Trump calls Smollett case 'embarrassment,' announces review

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 - 02:21 GMT

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the Department of Justice will “review” the case of actor Jussie Smollett.

Jussie Smollett staged Chicago 'hate crime' seeking higher pay: police

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 - 10:37 GMT

Actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers to stage a racist and homophobic attack on him and pose as supporters of President Donald Trump.

Illinois factory gunman killed 5 victims after being fired

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 - 08:48 GMT

The gunman who killed five co-workers and wounded five police officers at an Illinois factory was a violent felon who had just been fired.

Eagles edge Bears, Chargers oust Ravens in NFL playoff thrillers

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 11:05 GMT

Defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia edged the Chicago Bears and the Los Angeles Chargers ousted Baltimore from the championship chase in two NFL playoff thrillers Sunday.

'Sad' Trump visits fire-wracked California, blames mismanagement

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 - 08:45 GMT

Trump devastation caused by fires in a California town, but persisted in his controversial claim that forest mismanagement was responsible for the tragedy.

Appeals court rules against U.S. on funds for sanctuary cities

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 - 03:00 GMT

A federal appeals court said the U.S. Justice Department cannot deny public safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with the Trump administration.

Juventus to face MLS All-Stars in August

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Italian champions Juventus will be the opponents for the 2018 Major League Soccer All-Star Game in August, the North American league said on Thursday.

Chicago pulls out as potential host city for 2026 World Cup

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 07:00 GMT

Chicago has joined Vancouver in pulling out of the chance to be a host city in a joint United State-Canada-Mexico bid for the 2026 World Cup, citing uncertainty over potential costs and FIFA's inflexibility.

Time's Up leader to head Grammy effort on women

Wed, 07 Mar 2018 - 09:58 GMT

The body that administers the Grammy Awards on Tuesday named a leader of the Time's Up anti-harassment movement.

U.S. official focused on election security being shoved aside

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 10:10 GMT

The head of a federal agency who has helped U.S. states protect election systems from possible cyber attacks by Russia or others is being removed.

Oldest archaeological evidence in Aswan, Tel Edfu revealed

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 01:59 GMT

The Egyptian-American archaeological mission from the University of Chicago uncovered the administrative complex as well as four artifacts in Kom Ombo temple.

Egypt qualifies for Special Olympics 1st world cup for ‘unified’ football

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 10:50 GMT

Egypt wins first Special Olympics Female Unified Football cup in the region, qualifying it for the Chicago World Cup in July.

Mirotic comes off the bench to power Bulls over Bucks

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 11:18 GMT

hicago forward Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score 24 points and spark the visiting Bulls over Milwaukee 115-106 in an NBA matchup on Tuesday.

U.S. Congress urged to require Chinese journalists to register as agents

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 07:41 GMT

A report to the U.S. Congress released on Wednesday accused Chinese state media entities of involvement in spying and propaganda and said their staff.

Ancient Egypt’s Book of the Dead exhibition at Chicago

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 10:18 GMT

The Oriental Institute of University of Chicago will host an exhibition about Ancient Egypt’s Book of the Dead from October 3, 2017 to March 31, 2018.

Restaurant in Chicago combines art and food

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 01:46 GMT

A restaurant in Chicago creates edible art; or is it food that looks like art?

Big Band Swing Era opened on August 21

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 02:55 GMT

On August 21, 1935 Benny Goodman and his Big Band opened Swing Era after presenting an exuberant performance at Palomar Ballroom.