Canadian NBA star Andrew Wiggins denies calling opponent 'gay'

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins is denying he used the word "gay" in describing Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schroder's behaviour during their game on Tuesday night. Thunder centre Nerlens Noel was taken off the court on a stretcher in the third quarter after Wiggins collided with Noel on a dunk attempt Tuesday night. Schroder, […]

Chrissy Metz Denies Calling Alison Brie a 'Bitch' in Golden Globes Pre-Show

Chrissy Metz is “distraught” over an apparent misunderstanding — made significantly worse by social media — that occurred between herself and Alison Brie prior to Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards. At the end of her interview during the Globes’ official pre-show on Facebook Live, Metz appeared to play along with host AJ Gibson’s sassy set-up to […]

Hundreds of TSA Agents Are Calling In Sick. Will This Affect Your Next Flight?

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Facebook censors & restores video calling Palestine Israel’s weapons-testing lab

A video accusing Israel of testing on Palestinians the weapons and methods of repression it later exports around the world was removed from Facebook for several hours, and only restored after complaints. “Palestine is Israel’s personal laboratory for testing, refining and showcasing methods and weapons of domination and control,” says journalist Rania Khalek in a […]

Creditors urge Sears to shut down all its stores, calling its plan for survival ‘wishful thinking’ (SHLD)

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel Sears‘ unsecured creditors are urging the company to shut down all of its remaining stores.  In a bankruptcy filing, the creditors slammed Sears’ plan to stay in business as “nothing more than wishful thinking” and “an unjustified and foolhardy gamble with other people’s money.” Sears has proposed cutting its store count to roughly […]

Ted Cruz suggested sending the National Guard to thwart the migrant caravan at the border, calling it a ‘serious threat’

Gary Williams/Getty Images US Sen. Ted Cruz suggested mobilizing the National Guard to the southern border where thousands of Central American migrants are making their way toward the US. Cruz suggested sending the National Guard or amassing more Border Patrol agents, citing former presidents.  A United Nations spokesman said more than 7,000 migrants have joined the caravan. Trump […]

This Model Is Calling Time on Racism in Fashion

“Leomie, these people are not your friends.” Leomie Anderson’s mother spoke these blunt words to her daughter when she was 14 years old, just beginning her foray into modeling. Though she was young then, Leomie’s never been naive: In her TEDx talk, she speaks about how modeling is no fairy-tale ride. Particularly as a Black […]

French imam under investigation over sermon calling for ‘Muslims to fight Jews’

A French imam is under scrutiny over a controversial sermon, which says that Muslims will be told to fight and kill Jews on Judgement Day. The cleric is now being investigated for inciting hatred. The probe into “public provocation to hatred or violence” was opened against Mohamed Tatai, the imam of the newly inaugurated Grand […]

Gary Cohn rips into Wall Street-critic Elizabeth Warren, calling her attacks on banks ‘naive’

REUTERS/Ruben Sprich Gary Cohn, the former top economic adviser to President Donald Trump, responded to some of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s criticism of Wall Street banks and the Trump administration on Monday.  At a Reuters event, Cohn disagreed that the tax cuts enacted earlier this year primarily benefitted the wealthy.  He also said Warren’s argument that […]