‘Please move to South Carolina’: Lindsey Graham shrugs off Kavanaugh protester who follows him to his car

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina shrugged off a protester with a quip as he walked to his car. Graham appeared unfazed by the shouting protester and encouraged her visit his home state. “Yeah, please move to South Carolina,” Graham said with a smile. “I hope you come, you’d be welcome in […]

Bitcoin shrugs off bubble talk and surges past $19,000

Enlarge / A Soyuz rocket launches from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. (credit: NASA) Bitcoin’s price set a new record on Saturday as the virtual currency rose above $ 19,000 for the first time on the Bitstamp exchange. The gains came just hours after the currency crossed the $ 18,000 mark. Bitcoin’s value has doubled over the last […]

PGA Tour: Justin Rose shrugs off injury to put himself in contention on day two in Atlanta

Rose produced a superb up-and-down from a greenside bunker at the last in first playing a 100-foot wedge shot from the forward slope of the bunker and then was clearly pleased to see his 10-foot birdie putt drop in a round of a four-under par 66. Rose’s round, that included four other birdies and just […]

Curb Your Enthusiasm New Teaser: Larry Gets the Bat-Signal (and Shrugs)

The world needs Larry David now more than ever. But does Larry need the world? Eh, he could take it or leave it.  A new teaser for the upcoming Season 9 of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm — which you can watch above — is styled like an action movie, with a stern narrator telling us of […]

Caster Semenya shrugs off ‘nonsense’ over gender tests and testosterone levels

Semenya will take to the track for her two-lap final at 8.10pm tonight with a two-year unbeaten record to defend. She is the reigning Olympic champion and has won gold (2009) and silver (2011) in the world final before. The South African already has a medal from these championships after snatching bronze in the 1500m […]

Former intelligence chief shrugs off Trump with a self-deprecating quip: I thought things would improve ‘once he got rid of the two “Nazis”‘

CNN Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper appeared to take exception to President Donald Trump’s claim that “nobody has greater respect for intelligence,” than he does — and harked back to a time when Trump railed against the US intelligence community. “I think he likes intelligence on a selective basis,” Clapper said to CNN’s Don […]

Turkish city introduces female-only carriages, shrugs off criticism of ‘excluding women’

Starting from this month, women in the affluent Turkish city of Bursa will have priority boarding rights on designated inter-rail coaches. The innovation – mimicking those in Japan and Germany – has drawn anger from feminists and opposition politicians. “Bursa has the best quality of life in the country,”boasted Mayor Recep Altepe, cited by the Hurriyet […]