Robert Gnaizda, Lawyer Who Fought for Social Justice, Dies at 83

Robert Gnaizda, a lawyer whose deft powers of persuasion in defending the civil and economic rights of the poor and minority groups often rendered messy and costly lawsuits against their adversaries a needless last resort, died on July 11 in San Francisco. He was 83. The cause was listed as a heart attack. His son […]

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Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande lead 2020 MTV VMAs nominations

The nominees for the 2020 MTV VMAs were unveiled Thursday, with Lady Gaga and defending artist of the year Ariana Grande topping the list with nine VMA noms apiece. Following the two singers are The Weeknd and Billy Eilish, bringing in six nominations each. All four are up for the show’s marquee video of the […]

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Dr. Fauci’s Wayward 1st Pitch Hailed As ‘More Successful’ Than Trump’s Response To COVID

Play ball! The defending World Series champs, the Washington Nationals, gave Dr. Anthony Fauci the honor of throwing the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day. Despite his errant pitch, fans said it was better than Trump’s COVID-19 response. After the COVID-19 pandemic put sports on hold, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert […]

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France’s Macron defends national security chief accused of rape, cites ‘presumption of innocence’

French President Emmanuel Macron is defending his decision to put a man accused of rape in charge of all the nation’s police forces, citing the presumption of innocence. After multiple protests by women’s rights groups against the recent appointment of Gerald Darmanin as interior minister, Macron insisted “I share the feminist cause,” and pledged to […]

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PTI reacts to Stephen Jackson defending DeSean Jackson’s comments despite apology

Frank Isola and Michael Wilbon react to former NBA player Stephen Jackson defending the anti-Semitic comments made by Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson, despite DeSean Jackson’s apology. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN […]

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‘Pump Rules’ Star Brittany Cartwright Faces Backlash For Defending Husband Jax Taylor’s ‘Intolerable’ Behavior

Brittany Cartwright has been criticized by ‘Vanderpump Rules’ fans for defending her husband Jax Taylor’s bad behavior. Vanderpump Rules star Brittany Cartwright, 31, has come under fire for defending her husband Jax Taylor, 40, during Part 3 of the reality show’s reunion special. Jax excused his mean behavior by saying he’s a “work in progress”, […]

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Treasury defends not releasing PPP loan info, cites small business privacy concerns

The Treasury Department is defending its decision to protect information about businesses that received Paycheck Protection Program loans amid the coronavirus pandemic, citing small business privacy concerns. Congressional Democrats have called on the Treasury Department and the Small Business Administration to release more information about the nearly 4.6 million recipients of PPP loans and grants, […]

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First Take reacts to Trevor Lawrence defending Dabo Swinney

The First Take crew reacts to QB Trevor Lawrence defending Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney amidst controversy surrounding Swinney’s response to a Clemson assistant coach using a racial slur. #FirstTake ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: […]

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Solicitor General Noel Francisco Expected to Step Down

WASHINGTON — Solicitor General Noel J. Francisco, the Justice Department official responsible for defending the Trump administration before the Supreme Court, has told the department that he plans to leave, a person familiar with his decision said late Wednesday. Mr. Francisco’s top deputy, Jeff Wall, will most likely step in as acting solicitor general as […]

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Domonique Foxworth calls on Dabo Swinney to support Deshaun Watson’s Clemson petition | First Take

Domonique Foxworth reacts to Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney defending his response to an assistant coach using a racial slur during practice and calls for Dabo to support former Clemson players DeAndre Hopkins and Deshaun Watson, who are petitioning the university to remove the name of John C. Calhoun from the school’s honors college. […]

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Jen Atkin Applauds Protester Who Spray-Painted Her Billboard | E! News

Celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin shows her support for the Black Lives Matter movement by defending protesters tagging her L.A. sign. Watch! Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1158060/hairstylist-jen-atkin-applauds-protester-who-spray-painted-black-lives-matter-on-her-billboard #JenAtkin #ENews #CelebrityNews Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, trend reports and […]

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‘Defending Jacob’s Betty Gabriel Teases A ‘Heated’ Murder Trial & Talks Duffy’s ‘Loyalty’ To Andy

Episode 6 of ‘Defending Jacob’ featured a number of revelations, culminating in the Barbers heading to the murder trial. HL spoke with Betty Gabriel about Duffy’s feelings about the case and what’s ahead. Defending Jacob is one of the best new drama series of 2020. Did Jacob Barber kill his classmate? That’s the big question. […]

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FBI issues statement defending Wray’s leadership after GOP criticism

The FBI has issued a statement defending Director Christopher Wray after recent revelations in former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s criminal case led to accusations that he was not quick enough to release evidence of wrongdoing under the bureau’s previous leadership. Last week, a judge unsealed documents in the case that included notes from former […]

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Fight for control of Senate intensifies as Democrats capitalize: ‘Odds have improved’

The math was never on the GOP’s side. Republicans enjoy a 53-47 majority in the U.S. Senate, but the party’s defending 23 of the 35 seats up for grabs in the chamber this November. And while at least a half-dozen GOP seats are considered battlegrounds, Democrats are defending just a handful of vulnerable incumbents. Two […]

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As Trump Bashes China, His Administration Pays Millions to a Consulting Firm Used by the Chinese Government

President Trump and his allies have settled on a new strategy for defending their weak response to the novel coronavirus pandemic: Attack China. On Tuesday, that strategy took the form of Trump’s announcement that he would freeze funding for the World Health Organization. At a White House press conference, Trump accused the WHO of being […]

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Baltimore Police defends planned aerial surveillance program

The Baltimore Police Department is defending its planned aerial surveillance program, characterizing it as a “remarkable opportunity” for the agency and the city to test a potential crime-fighting tool By REGINA GARCIA CANO Associated Press April 15, 2020, 10:32 PM 2 min read 2 min read The Baltimore Police Department on Wednesday defended its planned […]

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Evaluating Jameis Winston’s history of interceptions | Get Up

Louis Riddick and Domonique Foxworth react to Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin defending former teammate and free agent Jameis Winston, saying the QB received more blame than he deserved for his interceptions last season. #GetUp #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe […]

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The Lost Month: How a Failure to Test Blinded the U.S. to Covid-19

WASHINGTON — Early on, the dozen federal officials charged with defending America against the coronavirus gathered day after day in the White House Situation Room, consumed by crises. They grappled with how to evacuate the United States consulate in Wuhan, China, ban Chinese travelers and extract Americans from the Diamond Princess and other cruise ships. […]

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First Take reacts to DeAndre Hopkins claiming there is ‘no rift’ with Bill O’Brien on social media

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Marcus Spears react to DeAndre Hopkins defending Bill O’Brien on social media. The First Take crew also weighs in on how many years they think former LA Chargers QB Phillip Rivers has left after being traded and signing a 1-year, $25M contract with the Indianapolis Colts. #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe […]

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‘Vanderpump Rules’ Star LaLa Kent Claps Back At Haters For Bashing Her Romance With Randall Emmett

Lala Kent is defending her relationship with fiance Randall Emmett against critics who think their ‘age difference’ or ‘looks’ is any reason to keep them apart! Lala Kent, 29, is standing by her man! The Vanderpump Rules star took to Instagram on March 12 and gushed over her movie producer fiancé Randall Emmett, 48 in […]

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For Trump, Coronavirus Proves to Be an Enemy He Can’t Tweet Away

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Defending against criticism of his handling of the coronavirus, President Trump suggested the other day that he could hardly have been expected to be ready for such an unexpected crisis. “Who would have thought?” he asked during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the nerve center for […]

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Tsitsipas sinks Auger-Aliassime to win Marseille title again

(Reuters) – Defending champion and second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas beat Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3 6-4 on Sunday to win the Marseille Open for the second time in a row. The victory made Tsitsipas the first man to win back-to-back trophies at the tournament since Sweden’s Thomas Enqvist in 1997-98. Auger-Aliassime lost his second final […]

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