Embattled ‘porn lawyer’ Avenatti gives up 2020 presidential bid

Porn actress Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti has given up on his intention to challenge Donald Trump in 2020, citing family concerns. The lawyer has been hit with allegations of domestic abuse and unpaid debts. In a statement on Tuesday, Avennatti said that he decided to bow out from what is expected to become a […]

KAVANAUGH IS CONFIRMED: Embattled Supreme Court nominee secures 50 votes in the Senate

Getty Images Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court the votes of 50 senators, bringing to a close weeks of bitter partisan fights and protests over the nominee, who faced multiple allegations of sexual misconduct and doubts about his truthfulness under oath.  A conservative who served in President George W. Bush’s White House, […]

How ‘the Forrest Gump of Republican politics’ Brett Kavanaugh became the Supreme Court’s most embattled justice in decades, after controversy over sexual misconduct allegations

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Senate voted 50-48 on Saturday to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, to the Supreme Court. Kavanaugh’s nomination appeared to be in jeopardy for weeks, after multiple women came forward to publicly accuse him of sexual misconduct in high school and college. Kavanaugh has denied the allegations in statements and […]

Senate votes to advance embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to a final vote

Zach Gibson/Getty Images The US Senate has voted to invoke cloture on the confirmation of embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by a narrow 51-49 margin. Kavanaugh is now guaranteed a final vote after no more than 30 hours of floor debate, meaning the final floor vote on his confirmation could occur as soon as Saturday night.  […]

'F*ck Kavanaugh' lipstick and 4 other below-the-belt attacks on embattled Supreme Court nominee

Many might have felt that the Senate hearing was humiliation enough for Brett Kavanaugh, at least until he is actually found guilty of any crime. For others, it was just the beginning. Campaigning cosmetics F*ck Kavanaugh lipstick is definitely empowered female anger, and not tone-lowering opportunism. After all what could be more defiant than the […]

Volkswagen terminates the contract of embattled Audi CEO

Volkswagen has terminated the contract of suspended Audio CEO Rupert Stadler effective immediately. According to a press release, the decision appears to be mutual. Stadler cannot fulfill his duties to the company or board because he’s currently in pretrial detention. A press release notes that he “wishes to concentrate on his defence,” and as a […]

The White House may send John Kelly to run the embattled Veterans Affairs department

White House officials and sources close to President Donald Trump are reportedly discussing the idea of having White House chief of staff John Kelly lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. The development follows the withdrawal of Trump nominee Ronny Jackson, the embattled US Navy Rear Adm. took himself out of the running on Thursday. For Kelly, […]

Embattled Bancroft backed by Warner

CAMERON Bancroft last night sat down with David Warner for heart-to-heart advice on how to fight his way out of trouble and prove himself in Test cricket. Warner threw his support behind his embattled partner and implored Bancroft to transport himself back to the innings that earned him a baggy green in the first place. […]

Poll finds embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore trailing behind Democrat

AP Photo/Hal Yeager Alabama Senate candidate Doug Jones, a Democrat, is ahead of Republican candidate Roy Moore by 12 points, according to a new poll. Moore faces several allegations from women who claim he initiated sexual contact with them as teenagers. Democrat Doug Jones is leading Republican Roy Moore by 12 points in the Alabama Senate race, […]

Investors rescue embattled SoundCloud with $170 million lifeline

Enlarge / Alexander Ljung, co-founder of SoundCloud, will step aside as CEO. (credit: TechCrunch) The struggling audio-hosting startup SoundCloud has secured a financial lifeline, with two investors putting up almost $ 170 million to help the company stay afloat, according to Billboard. As part of the deal, SoundCloud will get a new CEO, the company announced […]