Stephen Moore, who is President Donald Trump’s pick for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, offered up a very awkward defense of a racist joke he once told about the family of former President Barack Obama. Moore stumbled during an interview with Margaret Hoover on PBS’ “Firing Line” as he attempted to explain the […]
For nearly a quarter of a century, the American Pie Council has held the National Pie Championships to determine the cream of the crop in pie baking. Bakers are separated into amateur, professional and commercial categories for a weekend of baking and judging in Orlando, Florida. This year, the tops in the amateur field was […]
Babbel said it was “deeply sorry” after one of its ads was broadcast this week during an episode of Tucker Carlson’s controversial Fox News show. In a statement shared on Twitter Tuesday, the online language learning platform acknowledged placing an ad “with Fox.” But it “did not know it would air” during the primetime “Tucker Carlson […]
“This is the worst day in the history of UNC Charlotte,” its chancellor said.
New Jersey’s now-defunct Action Park was so well-known for its injuries and deaths that it was often dubbed “traction park” and “class action park” during its 1978-1996 operation. And despite being closed for more than 20 years, it remains an object of enough fascination that videos routinely pop up trying to explain just how insane […]
The new single and its sorbet-hued video is just a tease for Swift’s next big thing, which will probably be nothing like this song.
Analysis: The former vice president is off to a stronger-than-expected start and that may spell trouble for his Democratic rivals.
Screen icon Julia Roberts used her Instagram page to rally for inclusivity, sharing an image of herself at a gender-neutral bathroom and calling for support for LGBTQ kids in schools. The Oscar-winning actress also urged fans to check out her Instagram story, which featured a message about her support for GLSEN, a national education organization that […]
Seth Meyers shared nanny cam footage on Tuesday of the painful moment he thought his young son had broken his nose. The host of NBC’s “Late Night” broadcast the video, which showed 1-year-old Axel throwing a cell phone at Meyers’ face as they sat together on a couch. “I think he broke my nose,” said Meyers […]
CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin didn’t mince words on Tuesday over the revelation that special counsel Robert Mueller was unhappy about how Attorney General William Barr summarized his report. According to The Washington Post, Mueller wrote to Barr to complain that the four-page memo sent to Congress in Mach “did not fully capture the context, nature […]
Mohamed Noor took the stand in his own defense last week, telling jurors he believed Justine Damond was armed and was within point-blank range of his partner, Matthew Harrity.
New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia recorded his 3,000th career strikeout on Tuesday night as Arizona Diamondbacks catcher John Ryan Murphy swung through a change-up to end the second inning. Sabathia becomes just the 17th member ― and only the third lefty ― in the exclusive 3,000K club, which will help build his case for […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge threw out former Penn State President Graham Spanier’s misdemeanor child-endangerment conviction on Tuesday, less than a day before he was due to turn himself in to begin serving a jail sentence. The decision by U.S. Magistrate Judge Karoline Mehalchick in Scranton, Pennsylvania, gave state prosecutors three months to […]
PACARAIMA, Brazil — Venezuelans awoke Tuesday morning to a call by self-declared interim president Juan Guaidó to bring down Nicolás Maduro’s regime. Venezuela is mired in a deep political, economic and humanitarian crisis that has led more than 3 million people to leave the country, according to the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR. “I never […]
The special counsel expressed frustration over the lack of context and substance of the letter that Barr made public.
Angela Davis has been outspoken in her support for Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn), calling the congresswoman a “courageous, bold black woman.” The civil rights icon and scholar told “Democracy Now!” on Tuesday that Omar, one of the Muslim women elected to Congress in November, has become the target of President Donald Trump’s vitriol because she is […]
A fire has blazed through the British forest that once inspired author A.A. Milne to imagine a Hundred Acre Wood and the ramblings of a silly old bear named Winnie-the-Pooh. The fire at Ashdown Forest in East Sussex in southern England started on Sunday night and lasted until early the next morning, park officials reported […]
New published research shows a 28.9 percent increase in suicides among American kids aged 10 to 17 — a 19 year high.
“Today, the armed forces are clearly on the side of the people, they are on the side of the constitution,” Venezuela’s opposition leader said.
The state is asking for clients of VIP Spa in Albuquerque to come in for testing.
Music has always played a significant role in Game Of Thrones, from the iconic theme by Iranian-German composer Ramin Djawadi to albums such as For The Throne, released last Friday and featuring original music by popular acts such as SZA, The Weeknd, Travis Scott and Ellie Goulding. In the hit television series’ story-line itself, the […]
NEW YORK • Director Martin Scorsese and his frequent star Robert De Niro shared a few small details about their forthcoming film, The Irishman, as part of a wide-ranging discussion on Sunday at the Beacon Theatre in New York, where audience members were surprised to learn that Leonardo DiCaprio was in their midst. For the […]
Unlike many nature documentaries, new National Geographic series Hostile Planet will not “sugarcoat or sanitise” how ruthless Mother Nature can be, says host Bear Grylls. And the famous British survivalist says some of the resilient creatures featured on the show – which spotlights how species adapt to the most extreme environments on Earth – put […]
Razer Blade Pro 17 GAMING LAPTOP From $3,799, available next month Rebuilt from ground up, the new Razer Blade Pro 17 gaming laptop has a chassis that is milled and cut from a single block of aluminium for a robust frame, and an anodised matt finish to resist scratches. Its 17.3-inch (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) […]
Xiaomi has done it again. Known for inexpensive, value-for-money devices, the Chinese smartphone maker has launched the Mi 9, which boasts flagship-class performance and features at mid-range prices. It costs $599 for a model with 6GB of memory and 64GB of internal storage. My 128GB review set is priced at $699. This is at least […]
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The Asics Metaride, the Japanese sports apparel company’s first energy-saving running shoes, took two years to develop and incorporate several proprietary Asics technologies. The result is a pair of shoes that, according to Asics, have been scientifically proven to reduce energy loss at the ankle joint by 19.1 per cent. The first thing you will […]
The Fitbit Inspire HR feels so comfortable and, at a mere 17g, so light, that I often forget it is strapped to my wrist during this review. This fitness tracker is also light on the wallet at $158 and one to consider if you are looking for a simple, affordable and lightweight fitness tracker. It […]
You will not be able to tell the new AirPods from the old ones by just looking – the second and first generations of Apple’s true wireless in-ear headphones have identical designs. Not messing with a winning design is understandable, but I am disappointed that Apple did not at least offer colour options. A pair […]
He is Singapore’s most successful and recognised e-sports professional, but Daryl “iceiceice” Koh will not be representing his country in e-sports’ debut at the SEA Games in November and December. Because of hefty opportunity costs to his professional career, Mr Koh could not agree on an arrangement with the Singapore Esports Association (SGEA). Please subscribe […]