After pushing for caps on campaign cash, 4 top legislators use ‘millionaire’s exemption’ to avoid them

House Speaker Michael Madigan (left) and state Rep. Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, pushed more than a decade ago with state Sen. Don Harmon, who’s now Senate majority leader, and Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, for what Harmon called “historic contribution caps” on campaign money. Now holding the four most powerful legislative positions in Springfield, all are […]

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Rob Kardashian Goes Shirtless In Handsome New Selfie After A ‘Great Weekend’ By The Pool

Rob Kardashian indulged himself in a getaway to Kris Jenner’s Palm Springs pad, and showed off his toned shoulders by his mom’s pool. Rob Kardashian, 33, awarded himself with a “great weekend” at Kris Jenner’s $12 million Palm Springs home. Of course, this meant spending plenty of time by his mom’s pool, where the occasional […]

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California wildfire destroys 1 home, prompts new evacuations

A wildfire northwest of Palm Springs flared up Saturday, with evacuation orders for thousands of people as crews fought the blaze in triple-degree heat By The Associated Press August 2, 2020, 1:42 AM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEAUMONT, Calif. — A wildfire northwest of Palm Springs flared up Saturday, […]

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Rosalyn Durant on the biggest obstacles in developing the NBA bubble | The Jump

Rosalyn Durant, Senior Vice President of Disney Springs, Water Parks, and ESPN Wide World of Sports, joins Rachel Nichols on The Jump to discuss how the idea for the NBA’s bubble started, the biggest obstacle in developing the plan for the bubble and expectations for the NBA’s restart. #TheJump #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ […]

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Illinois House Republican leader joins calls for Madigan’s ‘immediate resignation’

State Rep. Jim Durkin. R-Western Springs | Rich Hein/Sun-Times file Jim Durkin says Mike Madigan is “unable to execute his responsibilities” as House Speaker. SPRINGFIELD — Illinois’ top House Republican, Jim Durkin, has joined the growling list of state lawmakers who are now calling for House Speaker Mike Madigan to immediately resign. In a statement […]

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On Portland’s streets: Anger, fear, and a fence that divides

PORTLAND, Ore. — The party at the Salmon Street Springs fountain, a riverfront landmark in the heart of Portland, was just getting started. Dozens of drummers beat out entrancing rhythms and a crowd of hundreds danced joyfully as the setting sun cast a soft pink glow on distant Mount Hood. Poster boards bearing the names […]

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Air Force Academy cadets to return to campus in the fall

All cadets at the Air Force Academy will return to the Colorado Springs campus in the fall, making the university one of the first in the country to return during the coronavirus pandemic, federal officials said. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper declared Thursday that military training pipelines are “mission essential,” meaning that all cadets are […]

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Someone Tore Down a Union Army Statue in Saratoga Springs. Why?

Early on Thursday morning, the police in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., found a cast iron and zinc statue torn down from its stone pedestal in Congress Park and scattered in pieces on the grass. The statue is one of dozens that have been torn down across the United States in recent weeks amid widespread protests against […]

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‘Palm Springs’ review: Andy Samberg isn’t stuck on repeat in Hulu comedy

In the Hulu comedy “Palm Springs,” Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti do the time warp again. And again. And again. And again. And . . . Not the “Rocky Horror” line dance, although there is some dancing; their characters Nyles (Samberg) and Sarah (Milioti), are stuck in the unenviable sci-fi scenario of repeating the same day over […]

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Charlatan, Nadal give Bob Baffert two wins in Arkansas Derby

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Charlatan romped in the first division of the Arkansas Derby, leading all the way to win a race pushed back three weeks to help fill a void when the Kentucky Derby was postponed until September. Nadal beat King Guillermo and Finnick the Fierce in second division as trainer Bob Baffert earned […]

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Kylie Jenner Stuns In Teeny-Tiny Red Bikini While Isolating In $12M Palm Springs Home — Watch

To take advantage of Kris Jenner’s lavish pool at her Palm Springs pad, Kylie Jenner threw on a trendy bikini. She made sure to sneak in a mirror selfie video! A tropical vacation may be far out of sight, but Kylie Jenner, 22, can at least pretend she’s at Cabo at Kris Jenner’s luxurious pad […]

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Michael Jordan’s 55-point game still transcends Knicks-Bulls rivalry

He spent so many days and nights tormenting the Knicks. He spent so many springs hijacking the championship aspirations of New York City with his brilliance. Michael Jordan faced the Knicks five times in the playoffs. He went 5-for-5, all of them excruciating affairs. Jordan may have been universally beloved everywhere else. In New York […]

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Sanders Needs Delegates. These 3 States Are Unlikely to Help.

ImageAt a polling place in Bonita Springs, Fla., on Tuesday. Florida, Arizona and Illinois are voting today, and Ohio postponed its primary.Credit…Elise Amendola/Associated Press When the results are final on Tuesday night, nearly 60 percent of the delegates to the Democratic National Convention will be in the books. If the polls and recent primary results […]

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Kardashian Drag Show, Courtside Carters & Is Ben in De Armas? – “Nightly Pop” 03/09/2020 | E! News

Kards take Palm Springs! Get the details on their drag-filled family trip, Jay-Z & Blue Ivy’s father-daughter date & Ben Affleck’s potential new bae on "Nightly Pop"! #BenAffleck #NightlyPop #ENews #AnadeArmas #JayZ #BlueIvyCarter Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub Subscribe to Nightly Pop The PODCAST: http://linktr.ee/nightlypop About Nightly Pop: Morgan Stewart, Nina Parker and Hunter March dive into the […]

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