F-22 on training mission crashes near Eglin Air Force Base

Air Force officials say a F-22 fighter plane crashed during a routine training flight and the pilot safely ejected By The Associated Press May 15, 2020, 5:17 PM 1 min read 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PENSACOLA, Fla. — A F-22 fighter plane crashed during a routine training flight Friday […]

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Romney contradicts Trump, says level of COVID-19 testing in US ‘nothing to celebrate whatsoever’

Senate Health Committee member Mitt Romney, R-Utah, told coronavirus task force member Admiral Brett Giroir during a hearing Tuesday that the level of U.S. testing for the virus was “nothing to celebrate,” despite the Trump administration’s claims on the preceding day. “Yesterday, [Monday] you celebrated that we had done more tests and more tests per capita even than […]

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White House coronavirus task forces to be ‘phased down’ around Memorial day

The White House coronavirus task force will start to wind down later this month, a senior White House official told CNN. The official said the task force "will be phased down around Memorial Day. We will continue to have key medical experts advising (President Donald Trump) daily and accessible to press throughout the coming months […]

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Happy ‘Star Wars’ Day: Stirring new video marks ‘May the 4th be with you’ holiday

We could all use some of the force right now. “Star Wars” has released a heartstring-tugging new video montage celebrating the franchise’s holiday — with a not-so-subtle message in light of the coronavirus pandemic that might just restore your faith in the galaxy. “Star Wars” Day began as an unofficial fan meme, occurring annually on […]

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Keira Knightley, Rose Byrne & 8 More Stars You Didn’t Know Appeared In ‘Star Wars’ Movies

The Force is strong with these actors! Just in time for ‘Star Wars’ Day, we’re looking back at the many famous faces you didn’t know were in ‘Star Wars’ movies! The Star Wars films may have launched the careers of stars like Mark Hamill, Daisy Ridley, and John Boyega, but the films have also been the place-to-be […]

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A Family Business Survived One Pandemic. It’s Determined to Do It Again.

By the time Robert L. Stevenson gathered his work force at Eastman Machine in Buffalo in mid-March, businesses nationwide were shutting down. But Eastman, which makes fabric-cutting machines, has been in family hands for four generations, and Mr. Stevenson wasn’t about to turn off the lights. Standing atop a table in the lunchroom just off […]

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The Best Movies and TV Shows New on Netflix Canada in May

ImageClockwise from top left: Scenes from “Space Force,” “The Big Flower Fight,” “Hannah Gadsby: Douglas” and “All Day and a Night.”Credit…Netflix Every month, Netflix Canada adds a new batch of TV shows and movies to its library. Here are the titles we think are most interesting for May, broken down by release date. Netflix occasionally […]

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Revised Covid-19 model reveals grim news

A key Coronavirus model often cited by President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force, now says that deaths from Covid-19 will rise. Built by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, the model projects that there will be over 74,000 deaths by August 4. CNN’s Erica Hill and Dr. Sanjay Gupta […]

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Bernard Gersten, Lincoln Center theater executive producer, dead at 97

Bernard Gersten, a pioneering force in New York City’s nonprofit theater movement, died today at his home in Manhattan of pancreatic cancer. He was 97. His death was announced by daughter Jenny Gersten. “Lincoln Center Theater mourns our cherished Bernard Gersten who died this morning peacefully in his sleep at the astounding age of 97,” […]

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260,000 Words, Full of Self-Praise, From Trump on the Virus

Remarks by President Trump During Coronavirus Task Force Press Briefing April 13, 2020 James S. Brady Press Briefing Room THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much, everyone. My administration will do everything possible to help those communities get back on their feet. We’re speaking with the governors and representatives. FEMA is already on its way, and […]

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Donald Trump abruptly ends Covid-19 task force briefing

President Donald Trump unexpectedly ended the White House coronavirus task force briefing without answering questions, a day after he asked medical experts to look into the possibility of injecting disinfectant as a treatment for the coronavirus. CNN’s Wolf Blitzer speaks with Gloria Borger, Jim Acosta and Dr. Sanjay Gupta for their reactions. #CNN #News

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Yannick Ngakoue seems stuck with Jaguars after failed trade ploy

This time, a defensive standout’s plan to force his way out of Jacksonville may fail. Less than a year after Jalen Ramsey successfully pressured the Jaguars to complete a trade, the team appears adamant on keeping disgruntled defensive end Yannick Ngakoue in Jacksonville. Squelching reports of serious trade talks with the Raiders, Jaguars general manager […]

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Media erupt over Trump comments on disinfectant and sunlight to cure coronavirus: Here’s what he said

President Trump, in his White House coronavirus task force briefing Thursday, appeared to suggest that light and disinfectants might have the potential to treat the coronavirus — prompting a number of stories condemning the comments, others seeking to defend the president and a scathing tweet from presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. The comments even prompted a statement from Reckitt Benckiser […]

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Harvard drops $8.6 million stimulus allocation after Trump complaint

2/2 © Reuters. U.S. President Trump leads the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington 2/2 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Harvard University said on Wednesday it had decided not to seek $8.6 million from the coronavirus stimulus law that it was qualified for, after an outcry led by U.S. President Donald Trump […]

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Disney announces season three of ‘The Mandalorian’ is currently in the works

The Force is still with Baby Yoda. Though its season 2 premiere date isn’t until October, Disney has officially announced that season 3 of the hit series The Mandalorian is currently in production. Sources close to the project have confirmed to Variety that creator Jon Favreau has been “working on season 3 for a while,” […]

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Harvard to pay back coronavirus stimulus money, Trump says

© Reuters. U.S. President Trump leads the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Harvard University plans to repay the federal government money it received as part of a stimulus package to help small businesses struggling with coronavirus lockdowns, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, after the […]

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Birx says China has ‘moral obligation’ to be transparent in communications about coronavirus pandemic

Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, deferred on Sunday from answering a question about whether it was “fair” for President Trump to cut off funding to the World Health Organization, but did say that China needs to be more transparent in reporting its cases of the novel coronavirus. Birx said that […]

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Trump Turns Daily Coronavirus Briefing Into a Defense of His Record

WASHINGTON — President Trump turned Monday’s daily coronavirus task force briefing into an aggressive defense of his own halting response to the pandemic and used a campaign-style video to denounce criticism that he moved too slowly to limit the deadly spread of the virus. For nearly an hour, Mr. Trump vented his frustration after weekend […]

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‘Fauda’ star Lior Raz on Season 3 and the show’s future

Season 3 of “Fauda” finds Israeli Defense Force member Doron Kavillio (series star Lior Raz) working undercover in the Gaza Strip, as the Netflix series continues its dramatization of the ongoing (and deadly) Arab-Israeli conflict. Doron is embedded in a Palestinian town, where, as boxing coach Abu Fadi, he’s ostensibly mentoring up-and-coming boxer Bashar Hamdan […]

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How a Pandemic Rescued the Political Image of Ireland’s Leader

LONDON — Just two months ago, Ireland’s leader, Leo Varadkar, was a spent force in Irish politics: a trailblazing prime minister whose failure to solve Ireland’s housing crisis frustrated voters and whose aloof style left them cold. In a three-way Parliamentary race in February, his party finished last. Last month, Dr. Varadkar, still in office […]

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