Daily Archives: July 11, 2017
Chris Knight: In Konchalovskiy’s story, no one is above decay
NEW YORK — Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in October, multiple men in entertainment, media and politics in the U.S. and beyond have faced allegations ranging from sexual misconduct to rape. A look at some of the men accused: Entertainment: — Producer Harvey […]
The Liberals’ new peacekeeping plan isn’t what we were led to expect. Still, on its own merits, the proposal isn’t bad
CIA documents show at least one alleged Castro loyalist came to Toronto in 1958 to buy 10 surplus fighter jets
Chris Knight: The film is inspiring without being too saccharine, although it does contain about three too many bumper-sticker bromides
LINCOLN, Neb. — Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil spill from the Keystone pipeline that critics say demonstrates the risks of energy transport to the environment, will not affect Nebraska regulators’ decision next week on an expansion of the system because they are not allowed to consider pipeline safety, a state official said Friday. Keystone operator […]
While the emphasis is often placed on fieriness, these chili-infused gift ideas focus fully on flavour
EDMONTON — Alberta Liberal Leader David Khan says he will seek a seat in the legislature by running in a Dec. 14 byelection in Calgary Lougheed. Khan, who practises law in Calgary, was chosen to be the party’s leader in June. Former leader David Swann is the only Liberal with a seat in the legislature. […]
WEST NEW YORK, N.J. — New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez spent the day after a mistrial was declared in his federal bribery trial urging people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Menendez appeared Friday alongside Democratic Rep. Albio Sires and Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto in West New York […]
WASHINGTON — The State Department is hitting back at the growing bipartisan criticism of Rex Tillerson’s leadership and accusations he is presiding over a debilitating brain drain of the nation’s diplomatic corps. In a letter to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Republican chairman, the department said Tillerson’s reorganization plans aren’t crippling the agency as reports […]
Politicians often brand Big Apple Mayor the second-hardest job in our republic. The only harder and hotter seat than Gracie Mansion is the Oval Office.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy.
A Brooklyn woman says she was punched in the mouth when she complained about a fellow passenger’s manspreading.
With so much NFL, NBA and college football action this weekend, SportsLine offers its top picks.
The New York Jets have already won more games than most expected.
When Chip Reese of Wichita, KS found out his son would be born with Down Syndrome he took to his comic book collection to find characters that his son could relate to in some way.
Warm sunshine will mix with some clouds this afternoon. And an isolated shower/storm can’t be ruled out, but much of the tri-state area should stay dry. Highs today will be just a little warmer than yesterday in the low to mid 80’s.
The public will get its first chance to voice their concerns about several controversial monuments throughout the city before a special commission appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said a petition to take his late father’s name off a new bridge is “personally hurtful.”
Expect abundant sunshine this afternoon as high pressure nudges in from the west. It will be a little colder, too, with temps stuck in the 40s all day — not to mention, it will be a little breezy out there. Bundle up!
Following consumer outrage over YouTube’s handling of disturbing videos aimed at children on its network, the company has now banned one of the more controversial kid channels it hosted, Toy Freaks. The channel, the 68th largest on YouTube with over 8.5 million subscribers, was often criticized for its vile and seemingly exploitive videos featuring a dad and his daughters, which many… Read More
Danish startup Artland is building a social marketplace for the art world and its key players: Galleries and professional collectors, while also hoping an app-based approach helps onboard a new generation of art buyers. Read More
There’s a glimpse of hope in new media as Axios just raised $20 million less than a year after its launch, the Wall Street Journal reported. The company already had a pretty big list of investors, and most of the startup’s existing investors are putting more money into Axios.
Existing investors Greycroft Partners and Lerer Hippeau Ventures are co-leading today’s founding… Read More
MoviePass, the subscription service that lets consumers pay a monthly fee to see unlimited movies in theaters across the U.S., is slashing its prices yet again. The company announced today it’s now offering its service for $6.95 per month, down from the current price of $9.95 per month, when customers commit to a one-year subscription plan. That works out to a flat fee of $89.95… Read More
Walmart says that it intends to be among the first companies to pilot Tesla’s new all-electric Semi heavy-duty truck. The retailer told CNBC that it’s “excited to be among the first” to test the new vehicle, and to see how it might help them achieve “long-term sustainability goals” including decreasing their overall emissions footprint.
The retailer will… Read More
The Westerly Water Department said the most recent testing of the water showed no presence of bacteria.
Proceeds from the sale will not necessarily go to Hernandez’s estate, which is facing three wrongful death lawsuits and owes back taxes.
The fire broke out at a building on Mendon Road at about 8:15 a.m. and firefighters had it under control soon after.
The newly announced Republican candidate discusses why he’s challenging Sheldon Whitehouse as well as hot topics in the news.
Warwick police announced an arrest warrant has been issued for Donald Morgan on shoplifting and assault with a dangerous weapon charges.
Richard Baribault was found guilty in June of murder and conspiracy to commit robbery in the death of 70-year-old Fernando Silva.
“They are not back together. There are still feelings though. Abel never stopped loving Bella,” an insider tells PEOPLE
It’s been nearly two months since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, leaving the ravaged island with minimum resources, limited forms of communication, and 80% of the U.S. territory without electricity. As big-name celebrities and companies like Google continue to ramp up relief efforts to help the beleaguered land, one company’s attempts to help fell flat. […]
The Rev. Jesse Jackson revealed in a statement on Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
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A source confirmed that the outing was just a friendly get-together and that there are no signs of reconciliation
Baby Anthony joins Scott and Jaclyn Stapp’s kids Daniel, 7, and Milán, 10, plus the Creed and Art of Anarchy frontman’s son Jagger, 19
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The future of semi trucks is electric, autonomous, and amazing.
Missing another critical holiday shopping season.
A lost phone reveals an uncomfortable truth about my own dependence on connectivity.
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