Ringling Bros. circus is packing up after nearly 150 years

Ringling Bros. circus is packing up after nearly 150 years

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey circus said on 14 January it will cease performances after 146 years in business, owing to what it said were declining tickets sales and high operating costs. Ticket sales had declined drastically, following a stop of its elephant show in 2016. 6 days ago
Anti-Trump protests take place one week before inauguration

Anti-Trump protests take place one week before inauguration

A week of protests against President-elect Donald Trump started with a march in Washington DC. Ahead of Trump’s presidential inauguration on 20 January, Rev. Al Sharpton led a few thousand protesters to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. Around 30 groups, most anti-Trump, have permits to protest the inauguration. The Women’s March on Washington on 21 January could attract up to 200,000 protesters. 6 days ago