• London Aug 6, 2019

    Kevin Spacey Reads Poem About Forsaken Boxer in Rome: ‘Life Was Over in a Moment'

    Actor Kevin Spacey read a poem about a worn-out and dejected boxer during an unexpected performance at a Rome museum Friday night, weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct case against him collapsed in Massachusetts. Spacey’s appearance at the National Roman Museum was not publicly announced in advance.

  • Florida Apr 14, 2019

    Hacker Group Posts Hundreds of Law Officer Records

    Authorities were investigating Saturday the online posting by a hacker group of the personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police officers apparently stolen from websites affiliated with alumni of the FBI’s National Academy.

  • NBC NEWS Feb 28, 2019

    Israel's Netanyahu Jolted by Corruption Recommendations

    Israel’s attorney general on Thursday recommended criminal charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a series of corruption cases, shaking up an already tumultuous election campaign and threatening to end the Israeli leader’s decades-long political career. The potential charges stretch across an array of embarrassing scandals that have painted Netanyahu as a hedonistic, and sometimes petty, leader with a taste...

  • Donald Trump Feb 4, 2019

    Nearly 60 Percent of Trump's Schedule Is ‘Executive Time,' Report Says

    President Donald Trump has spent about 60 percent of his officially scheduled time over the last three months in unstructured “Executive Time,” Axios reported Sunday, citing schedules leaked by a White House source. An early riser, Trump typically spends the first five hours of his day in executive time, according to Axios. Although the private schedules list him as being...

  • Facebook Jan 17, 2019

    Facebook Shuts Hundreds More Russia-Linked Pages, Accounts

    Facebook says it has removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts that it says were part of two big disinformation operations, in its latest effort to fight fake news. The social media company said Thursday it took action after finding two networks “that engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior” on its Facebook and Instagram platforms. Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy,...

  • president Dec 14, 2018

    Former NJ Gov. Chris Christie Says He Does Not Want White House Chief of Staff Job

    Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he does not want to be White House chief of staff, just hours after multiple reports said he was President Trump’s leading choice for the job.

  • Facebook Oct 12, 2018

    Is it Worth the Trouble to Delete Old Online Accounts?

    The internet is riddled with long-forgotten accounts on social media, dating apps and various shopping sites used once or twice. Sure, you should delete all those unused logins and passwords. And eat your vegetables. And go to the gym. But is it even possible to delete your zombie online footprints — or worth your time to do so? Earlier this...

  • The Associated Press Sep 16, 2018

    Severely Sick Pussy Riot Member to be Treated in Germany

    A member of Russia’s Pussy Riot protest group says a severely ill fellow activist was being taken to Germany on Saturday for treatment after his suspected poisoning. Maria Alekhina told The Associated Press that Pyotr Verzilov was being flown to Berlin, but she did not give details. Independent news site Meduza reported that Verzilov’s partner, Veronika Nikulshina, said a doctor...

  • Oakland May 11, 2018

    Malcolm Jenkins, Philadelphia Eagles Star, Goes to California for DA's Races to Highlight Justice Reform

    The star safety on the Super Bowl-champion Eagles told NBC10 in an interview that his appearance in Sacramento and Oakland are the first of what will become a prolonged effort to highlight how important district attorneys are to criminal justice reform.

  • United States Mar 20, 2018

    Police Name Netanyahu Associates in Israeli Corruption Probe

    Israeli police on Tuesday named the two close associates of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who have been arrested for their suspected role in a wide-ranging corruption probe that has cast a further pall of suspicion over the longtime Israeli leader. The development is the latest in scandals embroiling Netanyahu, who already stands accused of bribery in two separate cases. He...

  • Associated Press Mar 20, 2018

    Jeremy Piven Faces, Denies More Misconduct Allegations

    Jeremy Piven, who has strongly denied allegations of sexual misconduct from at least three women, is facing further accusations that date back decades, an online news site reported Saturday. Three additional women claim Piven acted in a physically aggressive or threatening manner, BuzzFeed News reported in a story that included the actor’s rejection of the allegations as “false.” The women...

  • United States Mar 19, 2018

    Israeli Police Question Netanyahu Over Telecom Case

    Israeli police questioned Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife as part of an investigation into a corruption case involving the country’s telecom giant on Friday, casting a shadow on the prime minister’s upcoming visit to Washington. Police investigators entered Netanyahu’s residence Friday morning. An Associated Press cameraman saw them leave about five hours later. Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, was questioned at another...

  • JUDGE Jan 11, 2018

    Cosby References #MeToo Movement After Meal in Philadelphia

    The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the 80-year-old comedian was dining with an old friend and his publicist, and some members of the media were invited to document the event.

  • Donald Trump Jan 10, 2018

    Former White House Strategist Steve Bannon Leaves Breitbart News After Break With Trump

    Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is stepping down as chairman of Breitbart News Network after a public break with President Donald Trump. Breitbart announced Tuesday that Bannon would step down as executive chairman of the conservative news site, less than a week after Bannon’s explosive criticisms of Trump and his family were published in a new book.

  • Associated Press Jan 8, 2018

    Trump Allies Defend Him Against Controversial Book's Claims

    Trump administration officials and allies are rallying to the president’s defense, trying to contain the fallout from an explosive new book that questions Trump’s fitness for office. Chief policy adviser Stephen Miller, in a combative appearance Sunday on CNN, described the book as “nothing but a pile of trash through and through.” CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Trump was “completely...

  • NBC Dec 13, 2017

    ‘Phony Allegation': Chuck Schumer, Ex-Staffer Slam Forged Sexual Harassment Documents

    A former staffer for Sen. Chuck Schumer said a draft of a sexual harassment lawsuit naming the Senate minority leader and purporting that she was the accuser is “completely false.” Schumer also described the documents and allegations against him as a “phony” smear.

  • Donald Trump Oct 13, 2017

    Facebook's Sandberg Favors Release of Russia-Linked Ads

    A top Facebook executive says ads linked to Russia trying to influence the U.S. presidential election should “absolutely” be released to the public, along with information on whom the ads were targeting. Previously, Facebook declined to make the ads public. While Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, now favors the release, she didn’t say Thursday when the company would do...

  • Congress Oct 6, 2017

    Trump's One-Two Punch Hits Birth Control, LGBT Rights

    In a one-two punch elating religious conservatives, President Donald Trump’s administration is allowing more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for workers and issuing sweeping religious-freedom directions that could override many anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people and others....
    At a time when Trump finds himself embattled on many fronts, the two directives — issued almost simultaneously on Friday —...

  • spokeswoman Jul 26, 2017

    Rick Perry Duped by Russian Duo Impersonating Ukraine Leader

    Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been fooled by a pair of Russian pranksters impersonating the prime minister of Ukraine. Perry spoke to the pair about the Paris Climate Accord and the possibility of using pig manure as a power source in his 22-minute conversation with Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov. The entire phone call was posted online by Russian news...

  • Israel Jul 24, 2017

    Israel Says Embassy Guard Opened Fire After Being Attacked

    Israel’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday that a security guard at the country’s embassy in Jordan opened fire, killing two Jordanians, after being attacked by one of them with a screwdriver. The incident took place on Sunday evening, at a residential building used by embassy staff. Israeli media said Jordan has demanded to conduct an investigation and has prevented Israeli...

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