Abolish the Police? Those Who Survived the Chaos in Seattle Aren’t So Sure

SEATTLE — Faizel Khan was being told by the news media and his own mayor that the protests in his hometown were peaceful, with “a block party atmosphere.” But that was not what he saw through the windows of his Seattle coffee shop. He saw encampments overtaking the sidewalks. He saw roving bands of masked […]

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Ald. Michael Scott Jr. tests positive for coronavirus — after attending event with Lightfoot

Ald. Michael Scott Jr. (24th) speaks during a news conference about Chicago Public Schools’ plans for remote learning in the fall at City Hall Wednesday morning. | Pat Nabong/Sun-Times A Lightfoot ally who chairs the City Council’s Education Committee, Scott appeared with the mayor at a City Hall news conference on Wednesday to discuss the […]

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Keke Palmer Calls Up ‘True Jackson’ & Remixes Iconic Theme Song To Reveal She’s Hosting 2020 VMAs

Keke Palmer is officially your 2020 VMAs host! MTV revealed the exciting news in a new promo that featured Keke calling up ‘True Jackson’ and remixing the hit Nick show’s theme song. Keke Palmer is your VMAs queen! The 26-year-old actress/singer extraordinary will be hosting the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards live on Aug. 30 […]

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New York suing to dissolve NRA is ‘one of the dumbest mistakes’ you can make in election year: Ari Fleischer

The New York attorney general is “one of the most partisan figures,” said Fox News contributor Ari Fleischer on Thursday, as he criticized Letitia James’ move to try to dissolve the National Rifle Association. “This is how an office gets politicized. On the merits of this, there are always two sides to a lawsuit. Let’s see what […]

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Movie theater owner destroys ‘Mulan’ poster after Disney pulls distribution

News this week that Disney is bypassing cinemas by premiering “Mulan” directly onto Disney+ in major territories has provoked a furious backlash from international exhibitors who feel the House of Mouse is declining to support them in their hour of need. Emotions are high – as evidenced in our piece speaking to UK operators yesterday […]

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NY AG Letitia James to make ‘major national announcement’

New York Attorney General Letitia James said she will drop big news at an event Thursday morning. James, in an email that was shared online by a CBS reporter, said Wednesday night that she will “make a major national announcement” without going into further detail. It will be held at the New York attorney general’s office in Manhattan. The […]

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Pritzker: ‘Highly experienced money launderers’ behind 120,000-plus fraudulent unemployment claims

Gov. J.B. Pritzker answers questions during a news conference in Heart of Chicago in July. | Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times file Pritzker said the program, created through the federal coronavirus relief package, left it up to each state to develop its own system: “As a result, there were massive holes for illegal fraudsters to steal federal dollars […]

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‘E! News’ among canceled shows in NBCUniversal restructure

Three E! entertainment news shows — “E! News,” “Pop of the Morning,” and “In the Room” — have been canceled, Variety has learned. The move comes just a year after E! announced an expansion to its slate of entertainment news programming under veteran former “Today” producer Tammy Filler, who joined in April 2019 to lead creative […]

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Coronavirus ‘rages on’ in Illinois, prompting Pritzker to warn locals to take action — or the state ‘will be forced to step in’

Gov. J.B. Pritzker listens during a news conference in Little Village last week. | Pat Nabong/Sun-Times file The Metro East and southern Illinois regions are still hovering close to the 8% positivity rate that would trigger a state intervention.  “Without local action, even more stringent regulations restricting public interaction, or in the extreme, another stay-at-home […]

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Amid a downpour, GOP sees a rainbow in Kansas

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Amid a downpour, GOP sees a rainbow in Kansas – Democratic socialists notch another House win – I’ll Tell You What: Bad ideas are very popular – Biden goes on cocaine jag when questioned on cognition – ‘Baa-haaa’ AMID A DOWNPOUR, GOP SEES […]

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Jake Paul’s Calabasas Home Raided By FBI | E! News

The YouTube star’s residence is swarmed by federal agents who confirm to "E! News" the raid was part of "an ongoing investigation." Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1176663/youtube-star-jake-pauls-home-raided-by-fbi #JakePaul #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 […]

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BOJ’s Kuroda warns of renewed constraints to economy from pandemic

© Reuters. Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan TOKYO (Reuters) – Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Wednesday economic activity could be constrained “significantly” again if strict public health measures are reinstated to prevent a further spread of the coronavirus pandemic. “Despite extremely high uncertainties, the […]

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Japan’s Nishimura: Free trade will be important for economic recovery

© Reuters. Japan’s Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura attends a joint news conference with Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike in Tokyo TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Wednesday this week’s TPP-11 meeting would be a good opportunity to tell the world that promoting free trade will be an important part of the economic […]

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Trump Cherry-Picks Coronavirus Data in Briefing Appearance

President Trump, in a news conference on Tuesday, cited a slew of statistics to argue that “our strong mitigation efforts are working very well.” Here’s a fact-check. what Mr. Trump said “Thanks to substantial improvements in treatment and the knowledge we have gained about the disease itself, the recent rise in cases has not been […]

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Apple says it has no interest in buying TikTok

Apple has no interest in acquiring TikTok, the company said on Tuesday, denying a report by news website Axios from earlier in the day. Axios, citing sources outside Apple, earlier reported the iPhone maker has expressed interest in buying the ByteDance-owned firm. Microsoft is currently negotiating a deal to acquire the popular short-video app, with […]

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Katie Ledecky ‘Supports’ Tokyo Olympics Being Postponed: How She’s Preparing For 2021

Katie Ledecky was in 2021 mode just days after news that the Tokyo Olympics were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 15-time world championship swimmer reveals how she ‘shifted’ her mentality to prepare for next year’s Games! The Olympics only come around every four years. Imagine training for months at your craft — it’s […]

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Today’s Kansas primary crucial to fight for Senate

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Today’s Kansas primary crucial to fight for Senate – Trump: Corona ‘under control,’ death toll ‘is what it is’ – Veepstakes candidate Bass: ‘I’m not a communist’ – House Dems ramp up spending in Midwest – Emmett Brown, call […]

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Mark Bontempo: 5 Things To Know About JoJo Siwa’s New BF After She Confirms Relationship

JoJo Siwa has a brand new beau, confirming the exciting news in a recent TikTok! Here are five things you should know about JoJo’s boyfriend, Instagram and TikTok star Mark Bontempo! JoJo Siwa is off the market! The 17-year-old social media phenom revealed in a new TikTok post on August 1 that she is dating […]

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Beijing threatens retaliation over U.S. actions against Chinese journalists

© Reuters. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin speaks during a news conference in Beijing BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Tuesday it will retaliate if Washington continues what it described as hostile actions against Chinese journalists based in the United States. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said the ministry understands that no Chinese […]

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Facebook closes on massive NYC office expansion

The biggest lease of the year is done – and it’s momentous good news for a limping office-leasing market in a city beleaguered by the coronavirus. Facebook on Monday closed on a long-awaited deal for 730,000 square feet at Vornado’s Farley Building, the former post office site between Madison Square Garden and the Hudson Yards […]

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Trump reboots, races to define Biden as time runs short

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**  On the roster: Trump reboots, races to define Biden as time runs short – Jitters as secretive veepstakes enters home stretch – Trump bashes his top virus doc, blames Pelosi – Dems try to push Kobach into winners’ circle – ‘Stop! Sanitize!’ TRUMP […]

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Mexican president sees remittances up nearly 7% in June, July

© Reuters. Mexico’s President Lopez Obrador holds a news conference in Mexico City MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico likely continued to enjoy robust growth in remittances in June and July in spite of the economic slump sparked by the coronavirus crisis, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Saturday evening. Drawing on the latest economic […]

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