'Racism' vs. 'anti-Semitism': CNN dragged for firing black contributor over pro-Palestine speech

After firing commentator Marc Lamont Hill for a supposedly anti-Semitic speech in support of Palestine, CNN is experiencing its own backlash as hundreds of professors and students sign a letter denouncing the network as racist. “CNN and Temple University should have celebrated Hill’s call for justice and equality, but instead used it as an opportunity […]

WATCH Russia firing off upgraded nuke interceptor

The Russian military has tested a short-range missile meant to defend Moscow from nuclear Armageddon. Video of the test launch conducted in Kazakhstan was published by the Defense Ministry. The interceptor tested at the Sary-Shagan test range is apparently the replacement of the 53T6 anti-ballistic missiles, which serve as part of an ABM shield protecting […]

NHL quarter mark: Oilers GM in panic mode with McLellan firing

Peter Chiarelli either made a brilliant move in bringing in Sherwood Park's own Ken Hitchcock as Edmonton Oilers head coach to save their season or a futile one that will cost the general manager his job in the spring. The Oilers won their first game under Hitchcock, a 4-3 decision in overtime against the hometown San […]

'Another black person?!' NY nanny sues couple over firing after ‘racist’ text

A New York nanny is suing a couple for discriminatory firing after receiving a misdirected text from the mother complaining that she was “another black person.” The couple deny they are racist, likening the suit to “extortion.” Lynsey Plasco-Flaxman, a mother of two, expressed dismay when finding out that the new child care provider, Giselle […]

Trying To Make Sense Of The James Gunn Firing

On the July 23, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film Weekend Editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the big breaking news during Comic-Con, that Disney has fired Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn. You can subscribe […]

Trump sets off Twitter storm after requesting thanks for firing James Comey

US President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Americans should thank him for firing former FBI director James Comey backfired somewhat, setting off another Twitter storm. Trump tweeted on Thursday afternoon, wondering why Americans had not yet started to thank him for Comey’s firing and suggesting that they should start expressing their gratitude soon. When will people […]

Andrew McCabe memo recalls conversation with Rod Rosenstein in which the deputy attorney general reportedly revealed Trump wanted him to mention Russia in statement on James Comey’s firing

Alex Wong/Getty Images Former deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe documented a conversation with deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, in which Rosenstein reportedly indicated President Donald Trump wanted him to mention Russia in a statement on the firing of then-FBI director James Comey. Rosenstein pointed to Comey’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation as the […]

Text messages between 2 FBI employees show how they reacted to Comey’s firing and Mueller’s appointment as special counsel in the Russia investigation

The once-missing text messages between two former FBI employees were released to Congress on Thursday. The text messages — which span December 2016 through May 2017 — are between FBI special agent Peter Strzok and FBI counsel Lisa Page, who were in an ongoing, intimate relationship. Many of the text messages in the 49-page release are shorthand and are […]

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho threatens MAJOR changes with Paul Pogba in firing line

Mourinho was infuriated by United’s performance in the 1-0 home defeat to West Brom on Sunday which has jeopardised their hopes of finishing runners-up. And he will give other players a chance in the rearranged League clash at Bournemouth tomorrow with a warning that Wembley places are up for grabs regardless of status, pricetag or […]