The Initial Roger Stone Fallout

The Stone commutation leaves some Republicans cold, Trump dons a mask and Pelosi pushes for another round of relief. It’s Monday, and this is your politics tip sheet. Image Where things stand Some high-profile Republicans — as well as just about every Democrat with a microphone — are crying foul after President Trump announced on […]

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7 of the Most Shocking TV Exits Ever | E! News

Javicia Leslie is announced as the new "Batwoman" after Ruby Rose leaves the series. See other stars who bowed out of their hit shows unexpectedly! #JaviciaLeslie #ENews #CelebrityNews #RubyRose 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 […]

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UK plans to create ‘freeports,’ cut taxes: Sunday Telegraph

© Reuters. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves Downing Street, in London LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Rishi Sunak is preparing to introduce sweeping tax cuts and an overhaul of planning laws in up to 10 new “freeports” within a year of the UK’s becoming fully independent from the European Union in […]

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UK PM to tell firms to order staff back to workplaces, Daily Mail reports

© Reuters. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street, in London LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell employers next week to start ordering staff back into their places of work, as long as it is safe to do so, in order to stem the coronavirus hit to the economy, the […]

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UK PM to tell firms to order staff back to workplaces – Daily Mail

© Reuters. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street, in London LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell employers next week to start ordering staff back into their places of work, as long as it is safe to do so, in order to stem the coronavirus hit to the economy, the […]

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UK PM Johnson to tell office workers to return to work to save economy: Daily Mail

© Reuters. Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street, in London (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell office workers next week to start returning to their desks to help save the country’s economy, the Daily Mail reported https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8511629/Boris-desks-offices-killing-town-centres-warns-PM.html on Friday. Johnson, in his update on virus strategy will press employers to […]

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UK’s Sunak: too early to predict shape of recovery from recession

© Reuters. Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak leaves Downing Street, in London LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is facing a significant recession but it is too early to tell how quickly the economy will be able to recover, British finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Thursday. Asked about the outlook for the economy, Sunak […]

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UK’s Johnson: There are other good options if we can’t reach deal with EU

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street in London LONDON (Reuters) – There is a good agreement to be reached with the European Union on post-Brexit trading terms but if that can’t be achieved, there are other very good options, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told LBC radio on Friday. Johnson […]

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PM Johnson demands Britain ‘Build, build, build’ to beat COVID-19 slump

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street 2/2 By William James LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to shake Britain’s economy out of its coronavirus-induced crisis on Tuesday by fast-tracking infrastructure investment and slashing property planning rules. As Britain emerges from lockdown, Johnson is looking to move past criticism of […]

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UK businesses turn less negative for first time since January: survey

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People walk through autumnal leaves in front of the financial district in London LONDON (Reuters) – Confidence among British businesses improved in June for the first time since January ahead of the latest relaxation of the country’s coronavirus lockdown, according to a survey published by Lloyds (LON:) Bank on Tuesday. Business […]

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UK chief negotiator will stay on for Brexit talks: PM’s spokesman

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: British PM Johnson’s Europe adviser Frost leaves the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels LONDON (Reuters) – David Frost, Britain’s chief negotiator with the European Union, will complete the Brexit talks even if he takes up his new position as National Security Adviser (NSA) before they have finished, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s […]

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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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Lebanon could have had oil tanker seized by Eurobond holders: minister

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Lebanese Energy Minister Raymond Ghajar leaves the cabinet meeting at the presidential palace in Baabda BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon could have recently had an oil tanker seized by Eurobond holders because of its stinging debt crisis and the government was taking steps to avoid such risks in future, the energy minister […]

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Alexandra Daddario Strikes A Sexy Pose In A Dress With A Super High Slit — See Pic

Alexandra Daddario was feeling green when she posed up in front of a wall of lush leaves in a stunning, fitted dress that showed off her fit figure and featured a sexy thigh high slit!  Alexandra Daddario was looking fit and fine in her latest Instagram post she shared on May 28. The gorgeous actress, […]

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Key Mexican state for German automakers hits brakes on restart

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An employee leaves the Volkswagen (VW) plant as the company will temporarily close its factories in Mexico amid growing worries over the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Puebla MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The Mexican state of Puebla said on Friday that conditions “do not exist” yet to re-start activities […]

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As Hunger Swells, Food Stamps Become a Partisan Flash Point

WASHINGTON — As a padlocked economy leaves millions of Americans without paychecks, lines outside food banks have stretched for miles, prompting some of the overwhelmed charities to seek help from the National Guard. New research shows a rise in food insecurity without modern precedent. Among mothers with young children, nearly one-fifth say their children are […]

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Barbara Byrd-Bennett leaves prison

Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett leaves federal court on Oct. 13, 2015. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times file A federal judge sentenced Byrd-Bennett in 2017 to 4 ½ years in prison for steering $23 million in no-bid contracts to consultants who’d previously employed her. Barbara Byrd-Bennett, the onetime Chicago Public Schools CEO indicted nearly […]

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From guns to GoPros, Asian Americans seek to deter attacks

When Eddie Song leaves his Manhattan home, it can feel like heading into battle. The Korean American startup founder and avid rider dons his armored motorcycle jacket, motorcycle gloves, a skull face mask and a GoPro camera. “The GoPro is on all the time whenever I leave the house now. Basically it’s a rolling camera,” […]

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Jerry Jones: It’s ‘unlikely’ Cowboys will make draft-day trade for star

If Jamal Adams leaves the Jets, he likely won’t end up playing in Jerry World. As rumors circulate whether Adams wants to remain with the Jets long-term — and whether the Jets want to make the 24-year-old the league’s highest-paid safety, when the former first round pick can remain under team control through 2022 — […]

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Indian tycoon Mallya loses appeals against extradition from Britain

© Reuters. Indian businessman Vijay Mallya leaves the Royal Courts of Justice in London LONDON (Reuters) – Indian businessman Vijay Mallya lost an appeal in Britain’s High Court on Monday against a 2018 decision to extradite him to India to face fraud charges resulting from the collapse of his defunct company Kingfisher (LON:) Airlines. India […]

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Closed-door vote on Tobolski successor shrouded in mystery: ‘I don’t really know anything about this person’

Then Cook County Commissioner Jeff Tobolski leaves a board meeting of the Cook County Forrest Preserve in December. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times file The Democratic committeepersons who tapped former Republican state Rep. Frank Aguilar are saying little about what happened in the room at the Italian American Civic Organization in Berwyn. Hours after they walked past […]

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Democrats renew vote-by-mail push as virus upends elections

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (C) leaves the Russell Senate Office Building after being interviewed by CNN about the government response to the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic on Capitol Hill April 01, 2020 in Washington, DC. Pelosi told host Anderson Cooper that the federal government needs to give more financial help to […]

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Britain’s Labour Party names Keir Starmer as new leader

© Reuters. Britain’s opposition Labour Party Shadow Brexit Secretary Starmer leaves BBC HQ in London LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party named Keir Starmer, a former director of public prosecutions who opposed Brexit, as its leader on Saturday. Starmer, who has tried to carry the socialist supporters of outgoing leader Jeremy Corbyn while […]

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Japan should roll out further spending packages as needed: LDP’s Seko

© Reuters. Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko leaves the European Commission headquarters after a meeting on steel overcapacity, in Brussels TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan should roll out further spending packages as needed, aside from those currently being worked on by the government, to combat the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, […]

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Tokyo Olympics chief attended meeting with official who now has coronavirus

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: ‘Tokyo 2020 Go’ aircraft leaves Tokyo’s Haneda airport for Greece to collect the Olympic Flame, ahead of torch relay By Ami Miyazaki and Ju-min Park TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori attended a meeting on March 10 that included the deputy head of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) […]

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