Rajon Rondo lives up to his ‘Playoff Rondo’ nickname in Game 1

Rajon Rondo seems opposed to being called “Playoff Rondo.” Only Rondo knows for sure why. But in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night, Rondo proved why he has earned that distinction. His play was stellar once again for the Lakers and his leadership was on display even while on the bench. Rondo’s […]

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Miley Cyrus covers ‘Heart of Glass’ and even Blondie approves

Whatever Smilers want, Smilers get. Smilers — as Miley Cyrus’ hardcore fans are called — got their wish when their queen’s cover of the Blondie classic “Heart of Glass,” performed live at the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Sept. 19, was released to stream and download Wednesday. Cyrus, 27, brings plenty of bratty attitude — with […]

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Chelsea Clinton calls for holding up Barrett nomination

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton called for Americans to “dissent” against President Trump’s pick to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat in an op-ed shared on social media by her mother, former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. LIBERAL WOMEN’S GROUPS SLAM AMY CONEY BARRETT, CLAIM SHE WILL ‘TURN BACK THE CLOCK ON EQUALITY’ “I don’t remember where […]

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‘Red Table Talk’: Willow Smith Admits She’s ‘So Proud’ Of Parents’ August Alsina ‘Entanglement’ Reveal

Willow Smith called her parents Will & Jada Pinkett Smith ‘the real deal’ when discussing their July confession about Jada’s previous ‘entanglement’ with singer August Alsina, on the latest episode of ‘Red Table Talk’. Willow Smith, 19, is “so proud” of Will Smith, 52, and Jada Pinkett Smith, 49, for admitting they went through a […]

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NFL explains why it overturned Allen Robinson’s TD catch

Bears receiver Allen Robinson pleads his case Sunday. | Getty The play was called a touchdown on the field, but it was reviewed and overturned. ATLANTA — Nick Foles’ first touchdown as the Bears quarterback Sunday counted for maybe three minutes. On third-and-6 from the 21 in the third quarter, Foles lofted a pass deep […]

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Biden calls on Senate to ‘take a step back from the brink’ and not vote on Barrett

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday called on the U.S. Senate to hold off voting on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, after Trump predicted that Barrett could be confirmed well before November’s election. In remarks delivered Sunday morning, Biden claimed that the right thing to do would be to wait to fill the vacant seat […]

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South Korea Urges Joint Inquiry Into Official’s Killing at Sea

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea called on Sunday for a joint investigation with North Korea in an effort to resolve key details over the killing of a South Korean official at sea that prompted a rare apology from the North’s leader, Kim Jong-un. The South Korean official, whose name has not been released but […]

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Justice Dept. calls on SF to end ‘draconian’ coronavirus rules for houses of worship

The Justice Department on Friday called on San Francisco Mayor London Breed to increase the allowable capacity in houses of worship, accusing the city of impeding on “religious freedom” amid the coronavirus. In a three-page letter, Assistant Attorney General Eric S. Dreiband and U.S.attorney David Anderson of the Northern District of California called San Francisco’s policy of allowing […]

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Dr. Dre’s Daughter, Truly Young, 19, Calls 50 Cent ‘Washed Up’ & ‘Envious’ After He Trolls Her Parent’s Divorce

Truly Young accused 50 Cent of ‘blatant misogyny’ after the rapper called out her mother, Nicole Young, for requesting nearly $2 million a month amid her divorce case with Dr. Dre. Truly Young, 19, is not happy with 50 Cent’s unsolicited opinion about the divorce case between her parents Dr. Dre and Nicole Young. On […]

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Vladimir Putin calls on US to agree to non-interference pact for upcoming elections: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on the United States to agree to a pact of non-interference in upcoming elections, with fresh accusations from each country over “disinformation” and social media meddling, according to reports. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov read out a statement from Putin, with the Russian president visiting military drills involving China and […]

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Mark Zuckerberg calls Breonna Taylor decision ‘painful reminder’ of injustice

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg reportedly called a grand jury’s failure to indict any cops for killing Breonna Taylor a “painful reminder” of the need for criminal justice reform. The billionaire CEO condemned the ruling that sparked protests around the country this week even as Facebook restricted how its employees can express support for the Black […]

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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope showcases his value in Lakers’ Game 4 victory

The assignment at times has called for Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to try to slow down what has become one of the most lethal weapons in the NBA playoffs in Denver’s hot-shooting guard Jamal Murray. In addition to dealing with Murray, Caldwell-Pope has had to find a way to be effective on offense in the […]

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22 Biggest Celebrity Splits Of 2020: Demi Lovato & Max Ehrich, Cardi B & Offset & More

Amidst quarantine and lockdown, plenty of celebrity couples have called it quits in 2020. From Demi Lovato & Max Ehrich to Cardi B & Offset, see a list of the biggest break-ups of the year here. 2020 has proved to be a totally brutal year all-around with COVID-19, a crashing economy, BLM protests and a […]

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Funeral services Thursday for Mark S. Allen, Chicago community activist

Mark S. Allen, Chicago community activist | Provided photo The Rev. Al Sharpton called him ‘a true freedom fighter and grassroots organizer.’ He was ‘determined to speak truth to power, while also lifting up and empowering the Black community,’ State’s Attorney Kim Foxx tweeted. Funeral services are planned Thursday for Chicago activist Mark S. Allen. […]

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Pence calls coronavirus deaths ‘heartbreaking,’ praises Trump’s ‘early actions’

Vice President Mike Pence called the death of more than 200,000 Americans from the coronavirus a “heartbreaking milestone” Tuesday but said President Trump’s early actions saved “hundreds of thousands of lives.” “In the midst of this pandemic we’ve come to a heartbreaking moment. It’s a heartbreaking milestone,” Pence said without mentioning the number while at a […]

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Putin touts Russian coronavirus vaccine, offers it to UN staff for free

Vladimir Putin called the recently approved Russian coronavirus vaccine “reliable, safe, and effective,” offering to supply it to other nations, despite some skepticism. “We are ready to share experience and continue cooperating with all states and international entities, including in supplying the Russian vaccine, which has proved reliable, safe and effective, to other countries,” Putin said at […]

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Bill to end mandatory jail time for assaults on police fails

Virginia lawmakers have killed legislation that called for eliminating mandatory jail time for assaulting a police officer By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press September 22, 2020, 9:12 PM • 3 min read RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia lawmakers on Tuesday killed legislation that called for eliminating mandatory jail time for assaulting a police officer, a bill that […]

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Dan Bongino to Senate Republicans on Supreme Court battle: You’re in charge, ‘act like it’

Fox News contributor Dan Bongino on Monday called for Republicans who hold the majority in the Senate to “act like” they are in charge and “plow ahead” with filling the Supreme Court vacancy ahead of November’s election. “What are we all being held hostage now? Because the minority on the Senate side that lost the election, they lost. We’re in […]

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Is there really a live, maskless audience at Emmys 2020?

The 2020 Emmys are the “pand-Emmys,” as host Jimmy Kimmel called them. Since it’s the middle of a global pandemic, this year’s ceremony is unusual, as a live audience is impossible . . . or is it? Everyone on social media was confused to find that the show opened on an apparently crowded house laughing at Kimmel’s […]

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Rally with Jacob Blake’s family held in North Carolina

Members of Jacob Blake’s family attended a rally in Charlotte on Sunday and called for an end to a “vicious cycle of hate.” By The Associated Press September 20, 2020, 10:33 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Members of Jacob Blake’s family attended a rally in […]

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Klobuchar urges Senate Republicans to use their ‘moral compasses’ in considering Supreme Court vacancy

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday called on Senate Republicans to use their “moral compasses” and resist replacing the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg until after the next president is inaugurated.. During an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Klobuchar, D-Minn., hailed Ginsburg, who died Friday, as an “icon” and “hero.” Saying “our democracy is at stake,” she urged her […]

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Education Secretary DeVos warns about wave of private school closings: ‘That’s a crisis in the making’

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called for Congress to pass coronavirus relief legislation with funding for school choice, warning that more private schools are on the brink of closing without federal help. “We need to have immediate relief for those schools,” DeVos told Fox News in an interview. “Think about the impact of all of these kids […]

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Melania Trump offers prayers for Ginsburg family, calls death of Supreme Court justice ‘an immense loss’

First Lady Melania Trump called the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg an “immense loss” and offered prayers for her family and “all who loved her.” “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing is a immense loss,” she tweeted Saturday morning. “Her tenacity and strength were matched by her intellect & compassion, & her spirit will live […]

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Susan Collins hails Ginsburg — but is silent on Trump nominee vote

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, on Friday night called Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg a “fierce champion for equality” after the news broke of Ginsburg’s death from pancreatic cancer. But Collins, who faces the fiercest reelection battle of her Senate career, was silent on whether she would support or oppose a vote on Ginsburg’s successor before the […]

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Obama calls Ginsburg a ‘warrior for gender equality,’ says next president should name successor

Former President Obama late Friday called Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg a “warrior for gender equality” and someone who believed justice “only had meaning if it applied to every single American.” Ginsburg, the second woman named to the Supreme Court and the longest-serving woman in its history, lost her battle with cancer earlier Friday. She was 87. […]

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