Twitter erupted at a funny image of Putin and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia shaking hands after Russia’s first World Cup goal

@6Flavs / Twitter The 2018 World Cup kicked off on Thursday with the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia. After Russia scored the first goal of the tournament, president Vladimir Putin gave Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman a shrug and a handshake that was captured by cameras. Twitter was quick to react […]

MLB All-Star Francisco Lindor hit a home run during game in his native Puerto Rico and the stadium erupted

MLB The Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins are playing a two-game series in Puerto Rico, the first regular-season MLB games on the island in eight years. Two-time All-Star Francisco Lindor was born in Puerto Rico and hit a home run in the fifth inning. The crowd erupted as Lindor was rounding the bases.  Twins pitcher […]

More protests erupted in St. Louis after acquittal in police shooting

Reuters/Joshua Lott ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Activists marched peacefully through a suburban St. Louis-area shopping mall on Saturday, hours after police clashed with a crowd protesting the acquittal of a white former policeman accused of murdering a black man. In a second day of demonstrations over a judge’s ruling in the 2011 case, hundreds of people snaked through the […]

Rupert Murdoch reportedly prodded Trump to fire Steve Bannon days before Charlottesville erupted in violence

© AFP Brendan Smialowski Washington (AFP) – Media mogul Rupert Murdoch recently urged President Donald Trump to sack his far-right chief strategist Steve Bannon, The New York Times reported late Monday. Murdoch made his plea during a White House dinner before Trump left for vacation in New Jersey on August 4, the Times said. The […]

Fights erupted at a pro-Trump rally in California

Thomson Reuters HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) – Supporters of President Donald Trump holding a rally on a popular southern California beach clashed with counter-protesters on Saturday. Multiple fights broke out and, according to local media, at least one Trump supporter was doused with pepper spray when pro-Trump demonstrators marching along Bolsa Chica State Beach encountered […]

Protests against Trump’s immigration order have erupted across the country — here’s what they are like

Protesters descended on airports across the country on Saturday, in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order blocking travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US. “It’s working out very nicely. You see it at the airports, you see it all over,” Trump told media in Washington D.C., as demonstrators swarmed John F. Kennedy […]