Rosenstein defends Russia probe in Senate testimony, faults FBI on FISA problems

Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended his actions in the Russia probe during Senate testimony Wednesday — including his appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller — while suggesting the FBI should shoulder the blame over since-exposed misconduct related to Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrants. Rosenstein appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday as the […]

Read More

Harry Styles Proudly Supports Black Lives Matter As He Joins Fans To Protest In L.A. — Pics

Harry Styles stood in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement during protests in Los Angeles on June 2. The singer and some friends were spotted holding signs that read ‘Black Lives Matter.’ Harry Styles joined the millions of people across the globe protesting racial injustice and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd‘s […]

Read More

Pandemic Could Scar a Generation of Working Mothers

Working during the pandemic has meant very different things for Virginia Dressler and for her husband, Brandon. As Mr. Dressler, a delivery driver, continued his routes near their home in Newbury, Ohio, Ms. Dressler spent her days caring for their 3-year-old twins. Only after her husband came home at 6 p.m. could she turn to […]

Read More

Iowa voters oust Rep. Steve King, shunned for insensitive remarks

In this Aug. 23, 2019, file photo, Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, speaks during a news conference in Des Moines, Iowa. King is on the outs with a significant bloc of his long-reliable conservative base, but not for almost two decades of incendiary utterances about abortion, immigrants and Islam. | AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall The nine-term congressman, […]

Read More

‘Vanderpump Rules’ Reunion Part 1: Max Drops A Huge Bombshell About A Secret Hookup

Jaws hit the floor during Part 1 of the ‘Vanderpump Rules’ reunion on June 2, when Max Boyens revealed a secret hookup he engaged in with another series regular. Nearly the entire cast of Vanderpump Rules gasped during Part 1 of the reunion on June 2, when Max Boyens revealed that on top of getting […]

Read More

One columnist’s perspective on the intersection of sports and societal ills

People burn a Chicago flag during a protest over the death of George Floyd in Chicago, Saturday, May 30, 2020. Protests across the country have escalated over the death of George Floyd who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day, May 25. | Nam Y. Huh/AP The role of sports in […]

Read More

Curfews give sweeping powers to cops, but are often flouted

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Hundreds of cities have imposed curfews to keep the peace during a week of violent unrest across the U.S., employing a tactic that gives law enforcement sweeping arrest powers but is frequently flouted and criticized as being unconstitutional. From New York City to Fargo, North Dakota, cities large and small have put […]

Read More

Lizzo Cries Over George Floyd & Police Breaking Up Peaceful Protests In Minneapolis: Watch

Lizzo became incredibly emotional during her May 31 impromptu Instagram Live, where she shed tears over ongoing police brutality and George Floyd’s death. Despite it all, Lizzo shared she still believes ‘in the good of people.’ On May 31, Lizzo opened up in an emotional, tearful Instagram Live video broadcasted to her fans, where she […]

Read More

Apple is tracking iPhones stolen by looters

Apple has an eerie message for the looters who have pillaged its stores during recent protests: We’re watching you. Thieves who made off with iPhones from ransacked Apple retail locations in recent days quickly learned that the gadgets were loaded with special security software, as they displayed a message on their screens indicating that their […]

Read More

Taiwan says planned stimulus coupons could boost consumer spending by $3 billion

© Reuters. Cars and motorbikes are seen during sunset in Taipei TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan said on Tuesday that planned “stimulus coupons” for its coronavirus-hit economy could boost consumer spending by T$100 billion ($3.3 billion) this year. In its latest move to spur the trade-reliant economy, Taiwan’s cabinet announced a budget of nearly T$50 billion […]

Read More

Argentina extends deadline of debt negotiations, may sweeten offer

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Argentine Economy Minister Martin Guzman reacts during an interview with Reuters, in Buenos Aires By Hugh Bronstein and Rodrigo Campos BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Argentina extended the deadline to negotiate with its creditors to June 12 and may sweeten its most recent restructuring offer, the country said on Monday, after […]

Read More

Trump vows to mobilize federal resources to ‘end’ riots: ‘I will fight to protect you’

President Trump said during a statement in the Rose Garden on Monday that he is taking “immediate action” to mobilize “all available federal resources” to stop riots and looting across the country, threatening to deploy the military if states don’t send in the National Guard to protests. “I will fight to protect you,” Trump said […]

Read More

After Reality Star’s Death, Japan Vows to Rip the Mask Off Online Hate

TOKYO — During the last weeks of Hana Kimura’s life, a steady stream of hate washed over her social media accounts. On Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, anonymous posters attacked her appearance, her outspoken behavior and especially her role on “Terrace House,” a popular Japanese reality show where some viewers saw her as a villain. Her […]

Read More

Mexico needs organized, smooth reopening of economy, says finance minister

2/2 © Reuters. Mexico’s Finance Minister Arturo Herrera speaks during the presentation of the national financial inclusion policy, in the Interactive Museum of Economics (MIDE) in Mexico City 2/2 MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said on Monday the reopening of the country’s economy would have to be organized and smooth, warning […]

Read More

‘America’s Got Talent’ Preview: The Bello Sisters Stun The Judges With Their Insane Flexibility

A trio of incredible acrobats will be hitting the stage during the June 2 episode of ‘America’s Got Talent.’ HL has an EXCLUSIVE preview of the Bello Sisters auditioning for the judges! The Bello Sisters are just one of the many amazing acts hoping to win America’s Got Talent season 15. The sisters — Loren, […]

Read More

Players criticize NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s statement on George Floyd’s death

In a 2016 file photo, Eli Harold, Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem. | Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Eric Reid and Kenny Stills didn’t appear to be impressed by Goodell’s statement. On Saturday evening, the NFL released a statement from commissioner Roger Goodell about George Floyd’s death and the subsequent protests around […]

Read More

Argentine debt offer gets IMF endorsement as restructuring deadline looms

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Argentine Economy Minister Martin Guzman reacts during an interview with Reuters, in Buenos Aires By Hugh Bronstein and Rodrigo Campos BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Argentina received the IMF’s backing as it hit crunch time in debt restructuring talks on Monday, ahead of a deadline that may be postponed as investors […]

Read More

Bears’ Matt Nagy: ‘How do you not get excited’ about Cole Kmet?

Notre Dame tight end Cole Kmet speaks during a press conference at the NFL Scouting Combine on Tuesday. | AP Photos The Bears began virtual organized team activities Monday, bringing together rookies and veterans alike for video calls. In an ordinary offseason, Bears coach Matt Nagy wouldn’t be forced to evaluate the team’s top draft […]

Read More

Asia’s factory pain worsens as China’s recovery fails to lift demand

2/2 © Reuters. Employees wearing masks work at a factory of the component maker SMC during a government organised tour of its facility following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beijing 2/2 By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) – Asia’s factory pain deepened in May as the slump in global trade caused by the […]

Read More

Carbone opening a new pop-up restaurant in Southampton

Carbone, the Village hotspot known for drawing crowds even during the pandemic, will open a pop-up in Southampton on Wednesday, Side Dish has learned. “We will be respecting all the rules. There will be no place to dine, even outside — just nightly takeaway, but we wanted to open where we are and where so many of […]

Read More

Egyptian hotels reopened with reduced occupancy are nearly full – official

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Tourists relax during a low tide at the beach of the Red Sea resort of Sahl Hasheesh, Hurghada CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian hotels operating with a new reduced occupancy rate of 25% to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus have almost reached full capacity, a tourism ministry official told Reuters […]

Read More

Chief: Most arrested at Detroit protest are not from city

Nearly two-thirds of the 60 people arrested Friday night during protests in downtown Detroit over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis were from the city’s predominantly white suburbs By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press May 30, 2020, 11:06 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article Nearly two-thirds of […]

Read More

Trump warns White House protesters would have been met by ‘vicious dogs’, ‘ominous weapons’ if they breached fence

President Trump on Saturday praised the Secret Service for its protection of the White House during protests in Washington D.C. on Friday night, calling them “very cool & very professional” — and warned that any protesters who breached the fence would have met by “vicious dogs” and “ominous weapons.” “Great job last night at the White […]

Read More

Popular former Sky player Stacey Dales now a fixture at NFL Network

NFL Network reporter Stacey Dales reports during pregame of an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears, Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, in Detroit. | AP Photos Stacey Dales discussed her journey from All-Star WNBA guard to NFL Network reporter and the lessons she learned along the way. NFL Network reporter Stacey […]

Read More