Spice Girls proclaim “people power” backing Theresa May’s call to end Brexit divisiveness

Since announcing their UK tour for 2019, The Spice Girls have sold over 600,000 tickets. It’s not surprising that they’ve had to add extra dates due to phenomenal demand to see them back together. And now the singers have replaced their “girl power” catchphrase with a call to “people power” in light of the divisiveness […]

Paul Pogba is a SHOW OFF! Manchester United record signing gets backing from Watford star

That is the view of Watford midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure, who will go up against Pogba on Saturday. Pogba, the £89million Manchester United star, has been criticised for too many tricks and not enough consistency ever since he returned to the club in the summer of 2016. Pogba’s United future has had a cloud hanging over […]

Trump’s attorney filed a motion to dismiss the New York lawsuit against his charity, but the attorney general says they’re not backing down

Mark Wilson/Getty Images The attorney representing President Donald Trump, his children, and the Trump Foundation filed a motion to dismiss the New York attorney general’s lawsuit against his clients. The attorney, Alan Futerfas, said the lawsuit is politically motivated. Acting New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood’s office said in a statement it wouldn’t back down. […]

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho gets Ed Woodward BACKING to turn round club's fortunes

Mourinho has been told by executive vice chairman Ed Woodward that the club still believe he is the man to turn round their fortunes. And he has also been told he will be backed there if he wants to strengthen his squad in the January transfer window after voicing his frustrations at United’s failure to […]

‘We’re cheering for Russia’: US fans build bridges by backing World Cup hosts

The US team might not have made the World Cup this summer but that has not stopped American fans from traveling to Russia, despite the backdrop of political tensions and warnings of a hostile reception. Jonathan and James from Omaha, Nebraska, are two such cases, and were in St. Petersburg on Tuesday to watch World […]

Judge orders EPA to disclose any science backing up Pruitt’s climate claims

Enlarge (credit: Gage Skidmore / Flickr) In March 2017, Scott Pruitt, the new administrator of Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency, appeared on CNBC and said that carbon dioxide was not known to be a major factor in climate change. “I would not agree that it’s a primary contributor to the global warming that we see,” […]

A big drugmaker is backing away from a plan to triple the price of a lifesaving cancer drug after facing a public backlash

Thomson Reuters Drugmaker Pharmacyclics had tripled the cost of a lifesaving cancer blood treatment when it introduced a new version of the pill. The new price tag faced criticism from cancer doctors who were concerned about how this would impact how they dosed patients with the drug.  Last week, Pharmacyclics reversed its decision to take […]

Trump says ‘we’re not backing down’ after Paul Ryan splits with him on massive new tariffs

Yuri Gripas/Reuters Republicans and conservative groups have come out strong against President Donald Trump’s proposed new tariffs. GOP Sen. Ben Sasse said the tariffs “will kill American jobs,” while House Speaker Paul Ryan’s office sent out an email Monday tying early stock market declines to tariff concerns. Club for Growth, a conservative political action group […]

Democracy Now & guest slammed for backing ‘neocon project of regime change in Syria’

Journalist Max Blumenthal called out Democracy Now for pushing for regime change in Syria. The move sparked a war of words between guest Wendy Pearlman and others on Twitter. Tweeting footage from a Democracy Now discussion about Syria, Blumenthal questioned the news outlet’s apparent backing of “the neocon project of regime change in Syria.” He […]

Tumblr, Sonos among those backing another net neutrality day of action

A number of organizations and websites are planning an online day of action meant to garner more support for a Senate vote that would reverse the FCC’s removal of net neutrality protections. The Senate is currently one vote away from overturning the FCC’s decision and the day of action aims to convince one more Senator […]