Court denies request to revive US pipeline permit program

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday turned down a request by the Trump administration and energy industry groups to revive a permit program for new oil and gas pipelines that had been canceled by a lower court. The case originated with a challenge to the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to the U.S. but […]

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Chris Brown Treated Daughter Royalty ‘Like A Princess’ On Her 6th Birthday With 2 Cakes & More

After Chris Brown called daughter Royalty his ‘queen’ on Instagram as she turned six, the proud papa and her mom Nia Guzman threw their princess a beautiful and fun-filled birthday party. Chris Brown is the most adoring daddy to his daughter Royalty Brown. The singer’s pride and joy turned six-years-old on May 27, and Breezy […]

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Dolphins convert Hard Rock Stadium into a drive-in movie theater

The Miami Dolphins’ Hard Rock Stadium will be turned into a drive-in movie theater. | Maxar Technologies via AP The stadium’s new drive-in will accommodate up to 230 cars, while the open-air theater offers a more intimate viewing experience on the plaza. FORT LAUDERDALE Fla. — It’s as close to the end zone as Miami […]

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‘Unmasking’ requests number in thousands across administrations, as pols demand details

The release of a once-secret list of Obama-era officials who sought to unmask what turned out to be the identity of Michael Flynn in intelligence reports has fueled demands from Republican lawmakers for more information about the extent of the practice — specifically during the presidential transition period. Those demands reflect suspicions by President Trump allies that the list […]

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Roberts Rejects Request for Inquiry into D.C. Appeals Court Vacancy

WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on Friday turned down a request from the chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to designate another court to conduct an ethics inquiry into the circumstances surrounding a retirement from what is widely viewed as the second-most important […]

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A ‘Breakdown of Trust’: Pandemic Corrodes Church-State Ties in Russia

MOSCOW — A physics student at Moscow State University, Dmitri Pelipenko turned away from science in 2018 to devote himself to God, enrolling as a novice monk at Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra, the spiritual center of the Russian Orthodox Church. His spiritual journey, derailed by the coronavirus, came to an abrupt and gruesome end shortly […]

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Zarina Hashmi, Artist of a World in Search of Home, Dies at 82

Zarina Hashmi, an Indian-born American artist who turned the history of her peripatetic life into an emotional and spiritual guide composed of spare images, poetic words and subtle politics, died on April 25 in London. She was 82. The cause was complications of Alzheimer’s disease, said Imran Chishti, her nephew. Ms. Hashmi, who preferred to […]

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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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Tech helping Joe Maddon keep others positive during MLB shutdown

The world has turned virtually unpredictable since March 12, the day Major League Baseball and many other sports entities shut down due to the coronavirus. Hence it’s a relief to know that anyone who knows Joe Maddon could have correctly predicted what the Angels manager would be up to. Even during this time of sheltering […]

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Gigi Hadid & Zayn Malik Are Pregnant: Couple Expecting 1st Baby Together — Report

Gigi Hadid, who just turned 25, is reportedly pregnant with her and Zayn Malik’s first child together, a surprising new report claims. Gigi Hadid, 25, and Zayn Malik, 27, are allegedly expecting their first child together, TMZ claims. And that’s not all. The surprising new report claims the model, who just celebrated her 25th birthday […]

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Joe Biden calls for more ‘economic intercourse’ around the world

Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden turned heads Monday night when, in a CBS Miami interview, he suggested the U.S. needs more “economic intercourse around the world.” “I would get much more engaged in the world, we can’t step back,” Biden said. “If in fact, for example, we solve the problem in the United States of America […]

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Jesse Ventura says he’ll ‘test the waters’ for presidential bid

Jesse Ventura, the former pro wrestling superstar turned one-term Minnesota governor, says he’s seriously considering a run for the White House. After taking to Twitter in recent days to mull launching a presidential campaign, the 68-year-old Ventura on Monday tweeted “OK, I’ve decided I’m going to test the waters. IF I were going to run for president, the […]

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Speculation mounts over Flynn case as new DOJ documents turned over

New documents recently turned over to Michael Flynn’s legal team have led to speculation that the former national security adviser could catch a break in his long-stalled case due to purportedly exculpatory evidence that previously had not been disclosed. Flynn, who initially had pleaded guilty to providing false statements to investigators regarding his contact with a Russian ambassador, has […]

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Iggy Pop and Bootsy Collins release funky 1985 cover of ‘Family Affair’

Iggy Pop turned 73 on Tuesday and he celebrated by unearthing a cover of the Sly and the Family Stone classic “Family Affair” that he recorded with funk icon Bootsy Collins back in 1985. “I’ve always loved this song; it came out when I was kinda on the ropes in 1971,” Iggy told the BBC. […]

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Katie Holmes Dotes Over Her ‘Sweetheart’ Daughter Suri Turning 14: ‘I Am So Blessed To Be Your Mom’

Happy Birthday Suri! The daughter of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise just turned 14, and her mom wrote the sweetest message. It’s hard to believe how quickly Suri Cruise has grown up! The teen daughter of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise celebrated her 14th birthday on April 18, and her doting mom shared a rare birthday message […]

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Kelly Ripa Admits She’s Wearing Daughter Lola’s, 18, Clothes In Quarantine: ‘It’s Gone There’

Kelly Ripa turned to daughter Lola Consuelos for help when she ran out of suitable outfits to wear on ‘Live’ from home! The 18-year-old college student luckily had the perfect ensemble in mind for her mom. With no studio wardrobe at her disposal anymore due to quarantine, Kelly Ripa, 49, is running low on outfit […]

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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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Israeli president rejects bid to form new government, setting up possible 4th election

JERUSALEM – Israel’s president on Sunday turned down a request from Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz for a two-week extension to form a new coalition government. The announcement by President Reuven Rivlin means that Gantz and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have a midnight deadline Monday night to reach a power-sharing deal. If they […]

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‘Marriage Boot Camp’ Season Finale Recap: A Surprise Proposal Rocks The House

Lie detector results turned the house into chaos when tensions boiled over the edge, during the April 8 season finale of ‘Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition’. Every season of Marriage Boot Camp ends with a ring ceremony, but Love & Hip Hop star Joseline Hernandez and boyfriend Ballistic Beats took things a step further […]

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Bronx product Saquan Singleton finally getting Division I dream with New Mexico

This is a birthday Saquan Singleton won’t ever forget. The day he turned 22 was also the culmination of a long-winding journey, one that took him from The Bronx to New Hampshire and Kansas, and now New Mexico. That’s where the Hutchinson Community College (Kan.) star will be spending the next two years of his […]

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Virus lockdown changes how Hindus celebrate holy period

Rukmani Sharma fears the virus that has turned the world upside down. But as a devout Hindu, she also fears for her soul. COVID-19 restrictions mean that the 71-year-old woman won’t be allowed to go to temple Thursday to celebrate the birthday of the Hindu god Ram, and she says she’s “feeling guilty.” Hindus around […]

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