White House cancels US delegation trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos hours after throwing wrench into congressional trip to Afghanistan

REUTERS/Carlos Barria President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled the US delegation’s annual trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, “out of consideration” for the furloughed federal employees amid the ongoing partial government shutdown. Trump attended the forum in 2018 but was expected to send a delegation of senior US officials this year. The […]

Emmerdale spoilers: Lachlan White revenge plan against Belle Dingle revealed?

Belle Dingle (played by Eden Taylor-Draper) only returned to Emmerdale just before Christmas – finally beginning to heal after a harrowing experience with her ex-boyfriend Lachlan (Thomas Atkinson). Yet just as soon as she arrived back in the Yorkshire Dales after some much-needed time with her mother Lisa Dingle (Jane Cox), strange things started to […]

Do You Have White Privilege? OZY Asks This and More of Nashville's Women

Their voices underlined their passion. On the Nashville stage, two women participating in Take On America with OZY went head to head over whether gun control could help stamp out school shootings nationwide, their voices rising as they debated. The show confronts today’s most pressing issues by exploring the diversity of opinions among groups often […]

Emmerdale spoilers: Belle Dingle hiding Lachlan White secret as burglar twist exposed?

Belle (played by Eden Taylor-Draper) left the village after her boyfriend Lachlan White (Thomas Atkinson) was revealed as a serial killer on Emmerdale. The harrowing storyline saw Belle beaten and terrified of the twisted teenager as she fought to get away from him in the major woods climax, ultimately ending up with the police taking […]

Daily Podcast: Barry Jenkins on ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’, ‘Dear White People’, and More

On the December 21, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, senior writer Ben Pearson interviews director Barry Jenkins about life after Moonlight, directing If Beale Street Could Talk, Brian Tyree Henry‘s big show-stopping scene, and much more. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here […]

UFC News: Conor McGregor regret revealed, Dana White defends Jon Jones, Cyborg backed

UFC News – Conor McGregor regret revealed by Gunnar Nelson Conor McGregor’s good friend Gunnar Nelson has revealed he was disappointed he wasn’t able to help ‘The Notorious’ prepare for his UFC 229 grudge match with Khabib Nurmagomedov. “That was mostly because of my knee, you know,” he told MMA Fighting’s Peter Carroll during the […]

Treasury secretary Mnuchin calls top US bankers amid turmoil in markets and White House

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 […]

55 hilarious last-minute White Elephant gifts under $50 that are guaranteed to get a good laugh

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. When it comes to gift swapping games like White Elephant, Yankee Swap, or Nasty Christmas, the master gifters must first forget everything they know about holiday gifting. Gone are the […]

'Old white men with that slave mentality': LeBron James slams NFL owners in comparison with NBA

Basketball superstar LeBron James has ripped into NFL team owners as a “bunch of old white men” with a “slave mentality” when it comes to their players, and says he’s glad the NBA does not have the same atmosphere. In contrast, ‘King’ James expressed his gratitude to NBA commissioner Adan Silver for encouraging interaction from the […]