Kevin Hart Visits Ellen for 'Honest Conversation' About Oscars Scandal

In a somewhat surprising turn of events, The Ellen DeGeneres Show will serve as the first stop on the Great Kevin Hart Redemption Tour of 2019. The actor — who stepped down as host of the Academy Awards last month after refusing to apologize for homophobic remarks from his past — will appear on Ellen […]

New York’s new $4 billion bridge is reportedly plagued by dozens of failing bolts and a simmering cover-up scandal

AP Photo/Seth Wenig A whistleblower says engineers have secretly replaced bolts on New York‘s new Mario Cuomo bridge to hide the faults from inspectors, NBC4NY reported Wednesday.  The state’s attorney general is investing the 60 failed bolts (out of more than a million on the entire bridge.) The Mario Cuomo Bridge, which cost $ 3.98 […]

USOC moves to shut down USA Gymnastics after Nassar scandal

The U.S. Olympic Committee took steps Monday to decertify USA Gymnastics as the governing body for the sport at the Olympic level, choosing the nuclear option for an organization that botched its own rebuilding attempt in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar. In an open letter to the gymnastics community, USOC CEO […]

Saudi Arabia says scandal over Khashoggi killing won't trigger another oil crisis

There will not be a repeat of the 1973 oil embargo despite the crisis over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the Saudi energy minister reportedly said on Monday. On Friday, Saudi Arabia admitted for the first time that Khashoggi — a critic of Saudi leaders and former Washington […]

Thurston breaks silence on ‘rape scandal’

NRL great Johnathan Thurston has opened up on the Canterbury Bulldogs “rape scandal” which saw his young rugby league career briefly descend into chaos. The former Australian and Queensland representative delved into the harrowing fiasco in his new book, Johnathan Thurston: The Autobiography. The scandal saw Bulldogs players accused of sexual assault after a night […]

Top Senate Republican berates media for ‘bias’ covering Kavanaugh scandal

Alex Brandon/AP Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley lashed out at reporters on Thursday, condemning what he called “bias” in the media. The Iowa Republican cited an instance in which he said reporters denied interviews to pro-Brett Kavanaugh demonstrators while they focused their attention on protesters opposed to the Supreme Court nominee. “Now that’s a […]

Danske Bank could be fined $8 billion after its huge money laundering scandal, analysts say

REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Danske Bank, Denmark’s biggest lender, has been rocked by a money-laundering scandal which may have involved $ 235 billion. If the bank is found guilty of any wrongdoing it will likely face a significant fine. One estimate suggests the fine could be as high as 53 billion Danish krone ($ 8.3 billion), while others believe […]