On Thursday, President Donald Trump implored the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice to take a closer look at the “outrageous” Jussie Smollett case, referring to the Empire star’s recent legal saga as “an embarrassment to our Nation!” Trump’s tweet comes just two days after prosecutors formally dropped charges against Smollett, who on […]
EastEnders upped the raunch factor in Tuesday night’s episode as Shirley Carter (played by Linda Henry) and Jean Slater (Gillian Wright) were seen breaking into a hen party at E20. At the nightclub, the women were surrounded by erotic dancers and the wild party was dimly lit, with loud music pumping through the room. But […]
Alex Wong/Getty Images A New York Times editorial titled “Abolish Billionaires” introduced many readers to an increasingly strong rallying cry on the American left. Progressive politicians are calling for significantly increased taxes on the rich to counteract exceptionally high levels of wealth inequality in the US. While there may be eyebrow-raising rhetoric around these policies, […]
Lise Pigeon believes a service such as Pair — which automatically calls its elderly members at a set time every day, and contacts family members or police if there is no answer after three tries — could have helped her after a fall.
‘Somebody does need to challenge the president’: Republican Jeff Flake calls for civility, says Trump ‘owns’ the government shutdown
Evan Vucci/AP The retiring Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona urged members of his political party to challenge the president, days before he is scheduled to retire from Capitol Hill. “Somebody does need to challenge the president,” Flake said in a CNN interview on Friday. “I think that the country needs to be reminded what […]
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Children who called the US military’s North American Aerospace Defense Command to get updates on Santa Claus’ progress on Christmas Eve were greeted by President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on Monday night. Together, the Trumps answered some of the phone calls in what has become an annual tradition for the […]
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Treasury secretary Steve Mnuchin called top bankers Sunday following a tumultuous month for US markets. Monday, he will meet with top government officials overseeing the economy. On Sunday, Mnuchin addressed reports that Trump sought to fire Fed chairman Jay Powell following increased interest rates, tweeting a statement of denial. The U.S. Treasury […]
Trump says he doesn’t know top US official leading the fight against ISIS, calls him a ‘grandstander’ for resigning over Syria troop withdrawal
Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday evening that he didn’t know Brett McGurk, the top US official leading the fight against ISIS. Trump called McGurk a “grandstander” for resigning over Trump’s recent decision to withdraw 2,000 troops from Syria. McGurk reportedly told his colleagues in an email on Friday that he could not […]
‘Even at a billion, it would be an investment that is well worth it,’ U.S. calls for more opioid antidotes
Prescribing naloxone along with opioids forces a conversation that will lead to ‘a more informed decision by the patient,’ U.S. health assistant secretary says.
Washington’s arch-bully, soon-to-be-ex UN ambassador Nikki Haley has demanded the Saudi crown prince stop acting so “thuggish” – perhaps because she can’t stand competition, having asserted herself around the hood many times. Haley was quick to qualify her request that Prince Mohammed bin Salman “lose the thuggish nature in which he has been acting” with […]