USTR Lighthizer says bilateral trade pacts conflict with multilateral trading system

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Senate Finance Committee hearing on U.S. trade on Capitol Hill in Washington By David Lawder and Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday said the world needed either a multilateral system to govern global trade or a series of bilateral agreements, but the two were in […]

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Chad Michael Murray Sends Love To ‘Super Human’ Hilarie Burton On 38th Birthday & ‘OTH’ Fans Go Wild

Calling all ‘One Tree Hill’ fans! Chad Michael Murray just sent a sweet birthday shout-out to his former co-star Hilarie Burton, and it feels like 2004 again. Chad Michael Murray, 38, just wished his former One Tree Hill co-star Hilarie Burton, 38, a happy birthday — and fans are dying! The actress, who portrayed Peyton […]

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Republicans welcome end of CHOP zone, say it comes ‘several deaths too late’

Several Republicans on Wednesday voiced their support for the end of the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) as the Seattle Police Department, at the order of Mayor Jenny Durkan, rolled through the area that saw five shootings and two deaths in the three weeks it had been declared “police free” by its occupants. An executive order […]

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UNC fined $1.5M for inadequate campus crime reporting

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has reached a $1.5 million settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Education over its failure to fully report information about crimes that occurred on campus By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America June 30, 2020, 8:59 PM 2 min read 2 min read Raleigh, N.C. — […]

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DOJ official Bruce Ohr meets with Senate Judiciary Committee behind closed doors

Justice Department official Bruce Ohr is on Capitol Hill Tuesday, answering questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee behind closed doors, Fox News has learned. The former associate deputy attorney general is one of dozens of individuals the committee subpoenaed earlier this month as part of their investigation of the Russia probe and the FBI’s abuse of […]

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No need to have all-encompassing trade deal with UK initially, U.S. housing secretary says

© Reuters. U.S. HUD Secretary Carson appears before Senate Banking hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said on Sunday the United States and Britain could agree a trade deal that did not cover all sectors straight away, instead leaving the more difficult issues for […]

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Life sentence commuted for inmate, artist Arkee Chaney

Arkee Chaney leaves the Hill Correctional Center in Galesburg on Tuesday. He spent 31 years in prison after he was convicted of armed robbery in the late 1980s. | Provided photo While incarcerated, Chaney’s interest turned to art — something he was unable to pursue before his conviction. He’d told his lawyers that “everything would […]

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First Take discusses Mississippi State RB Kylin Hill vowing not to play unless state flag is changed

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Paul Finebaum react to Mississippi State RB Kylin Hill vowing not to play unless the state flag is changed. #FirstTake #NCAA ✔️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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Emancipation Is Not Freedom

A year ago today, author Ta-Nehisi Coates and others testified on Capitol Hill at a House hearing on H.R. 40, a bill meant to establish merely a commission to study the possibility of granting reparations to African Americans as recompense for the work of their enslaved forebears. Coates, famously, had made a comprehensive case arguing […]

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Quartz Hill High will no longer use Rebels as mascot

Quartz Hill High in the Antelope Valley has dropped “Rebels” as its mascot. A new mascot has not been selected. School officials made the announcement Thursday, according to athletic director Aaron Kavanagh. Football coach Jason Vondra tweeted about it as well. Quartz Hill a High School is no longer the Rebels. We are now in […]

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U.S. senators unveil bill to curb foreign espionage, influence on campuses

4/4 © Reuters. Senate Finance Committee hearing on U.S. trade on Capitol Hill in Washington 2/4 (Reuters) – A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled legislation on Thursday aimed at protecting research and innovation on U.S. campuses and prevent suspected theft of intellectual property by China and other countries. The bill comes amid a growing […]

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The Latest: Floyd’s brother urges lawmakers to make reforms

TOP OF THE HOUR: — George Floyd’s brother gives emotional testimony on Capitol Hill. — Minneapolis police department withdraws from union contract negotiations to begin reforms. — Virginia city looks into moving Confederate statue. — New York passes bill to unveil police discipline records. ___ WASHINGTON — The brother of George Floyd asked lawmakers in […]

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Mike Hill Calls Out Drew Brees Over His ‘Tone Deaf’ Anti-Kneeling Comments — ‘It Was Insensitive’

NFL commentator Mike Hill was not a fan of Saints QB Drew Brees’ recent comments in the wake of George Floyd’s senseless murder. Fox Sports commentator, Mike Hill, 49, is bothered by the timing of Drew Brees‘, 41, comments as the Black Lives Matter protests carry on across our nation. “When it came to Drew Brees, […]

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RHOA’s Cynthia Bailey & Fiance’ Mike Hill Discuss Why They Took Their 3 Daughters To LA Protests

‘RHOA’s Cynthia Bailey & fiancé Mike Hill open up about why they took to the streets of LA to protest with their daughters despite a worldwide pandemic in this EXCLUSIVE new interview! The Real Housewives of Atlanta‘s Cynthia Bailey, 53, fiancé Mike Hill, 49, and their three daughters took a break from quarantining to peacefully protest […]

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Nancy Pelosi wields Bible, quotes Bush, Obama in response to Trump

Employing a Bible at a Capitol Hill news conference Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on President Trump to be a “healer in chief” as violence and looting continued in cities across the U.S. following the death of George Floyd. The San Francisco Democrat was speaking one day after Trump had held up a Bible […]

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‘The Good Doctor’s Hill Harper Apologizes After Misgendering Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union’s Daughter

Actor Hill Harper admits he made a ‘horrible error’ after referring to Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union’s transgender daughter, Zaya, as a ‘young man’ on her 13th birthday. The Good Doctor star Hill Harper, 54, is regretful for calling Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union’s daughter Zaya, who is a transgender female, by the wrong gender. […]

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Tim McGraw Posts Sweet Selfie Of Daughter Gracie On Her 23rd Birthday: ‘So Beautiful’

Gracie McGraw, the oldest daughter of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, turned 23 on May 5, and her famous dad shared the sweetest birthday message for her on social media. Tim McGraw is one proud #GirlDad! The singer and his wife, Faith Hill, have three daughters, and their oldest, Gracie McGraw, celebrated her 23rd birthday on May […]

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Sean Payton’s obsession with landing Tommy Stevens for Saints in NFL Draft

Sean Payton saw a lot of Taysom Hill in Tommy Stevens, the former Mississippi State and Penn State quarterback. Even with Hill on his roster, the Saints’ coach made sure to sign him, outmaneuvering the rival Panthers for him. “There’s no way I was going to lose this kid,” Payton told The Athletic. “We know […]

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Married E.R. Workers Fear the Worst: What Would Happen to Their Son?

A few nights ago, after their 18-month-old son Nolan went to sleep, Adam Hill and Neena Budhraja sat down on the living room couch in their apartment in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Pen and paper in hand, they turned their attention to a pressing need: figuring out who would be Nolan’s legal guardian if the coronavirus swept […]

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Roll call vote becomes an unlikely victim of coronavirus on Capitol Hill

The coronavirus pandemic has claimed an unlikely victim on Capitol Hill: the custom of the roll call vote. Both the House and Senate this week formally delayed any semblance of regular sessions until at least May 4. Likely later. Congress could always try to pass legislation with a limited crew on hand in an emergency. […]

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At Home With Cynthia Bailey: ‘RHOA’ Star Gushes Over ‘Date Night’ Walks Outside With Fiance Mike Hill

Cynthia Bailey and her fiance Mike Hill are still finding ways to keep their romance alive while at home in LA amid the global health pandemic. The ‘RHOA’ star took HollywoodLife inside the couple’s nightly strolls around the neighborhood! Cynthia Bailey and Mike Hillstill have their date nights even while at home in quarantine amid […]

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