Canada's Auger-Aliassime ousted in 1st round of Tata Open

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime fell to Ivo Karlovic of Croatia 6-4, 7-5 in the first round of the Tata Open Maharashtra on Tuesday. The 18-year-old Auger-Aliassime, ranked 109th in the world, advanced to the main draw of the ATP 250 tournament after defeating Italian Gianluigi Quinzi 7-5, 6-3 in his final qualifier. The Montreal native was […]

SNL Cold Open: Ousted Jeff Sessions Serenades MIA President Trump

With Alec Baldwin presumably still indisposed — how do you not riff on the Trump/Jim Acosta press conference kerfuffle? — NBC’s Saturday Night Live this weekend instead opened with ousted/forcibly-resigned Attorney General Jeff Sessions bidding adieu to his friends from the White House. Discovered by Sarah Huckabee Sanders hiding under his desk (waiting to give […]

Genie Bouchard ousted in 2nd round at U.S. Open

Eugenie Bouchard was blunt when assessing her inconsistent performance in her second-round loss at the U.S. Open on Thursday. After rolling through three qualifying matches and posting an easy win in the first round, the native of Westmount, Que., lost 6-4, 6-3 to Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic in the second round of the […]

Lawyer Casado replaces ousted PM Rajoy as leader of Spain’s Popular Party

Spain’s conservative Popular Party (PP), which was cast into opposition after six years in power, has chosen 37-year-old lawyer, Pablo Casado, as its new leader. Its previous chairman, Mariano Rajoy, announced that he would no longer lead the party shortly after losing the position of Spanish prime minister in a vote of no-confidence in June. […]

Defending World Cup champion Germany ousted in 1st round by South Korea

Everyone was waiting for Germany to score another late World Cup-saving goal. It never came. Instead, the Germans have become the fourth defending champions in the last five tournaments to be eliminated in the group stage following a 2-0 loss to South Korea on Wednesday in Kazan, Russia. The four-time champions allowed a pair of […]

Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye given 24yrs in jail over corruption

Published time: 6 Apr, 2018 07:24 Edited time: 6 Apr, 2018 07:46 Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been found guilty of bribery, abuse of power, and coercion. She was sentenced to 24 years in prison, though prosecutors initially requested 30 years. The former leader previously denied any wrongdoing, and the sentence was announced […]

Australian Open: Bouchard ousted by top-seed Halep

Three of Canada’s top tennis stars have now been eliminated from the Australian Open tennis tournament. The latest was unseeded Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Que., who fell to top-seeded Simona Halep of Romania 6-2, 6-2 in their second round match in Melbourne on Thursday. Halep next plays Lauren Davis. Halep’s gained some revenge from the last — […]

‘He was thrown to the wolves’: Former FBI agents defend ousted Mueller investigator as Trump attacks ‘rigged’ DOJ

Aaron Bernstein/Reuters Allies of President Donald Trump have been attacking special counsel Robert Mueller’s team amid revelations of potential political biases. One veteran agent was removed from Mueller’s team over the summer after the Justice Department learned of text messages that could be perceived as anti-Trump. Former FBI agents say the attacks on Mueller’s team […]

NPR host grills NPR CEO in uncomfortable interview about sexual harassment claims against an ousted top editor

Chuck Zoeller/AP Just a day after National Public Radio news chief Michael Oreskes resigned following accusations of sexual harassment and assault, an NPR host grilled NPR CEO Jarl Mohn about the organization’s handling of the allegations. Other NPR hosts reported on “increasing tensions” at the news outlet as a result of some employees’ belief that the […]

Good Girls Revolt EP: Ousted Amazon Boss Never Watched Our Show

Did Good Girls Revolt ever stand a chance at Amazon? In a new interview, creator Dana Calvo alleges that recently ousted Amazon Studios chief Roy Price had never seen the show before it was cancelled after one season last December. “He confirmed that by having us refer to the characters by the actresses’ names [when we pitched Season […]