When Bill Clinton was at the height of the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal, Hollywood was by his side, offering donations for his legal fees, and one significant donor was a man who is now going through his own sex scandal—Harvey Weinstein.
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An oil rig in Lake Pontchartrain, La. exploded Sunday night, leaving seven people injured – five of them critically – with one person still missing, NBC News reported.
If you were offered poison to eat, but were assured that scientists had added lots of beneficial vitamins and minerals to it, would you grab the opportunity to try some? Likely not, and yet that is what we as a society have been conditioned to do – just think of all those boxes of sugary cereals on the shelf that are marketed as “enriched” with vital nutrients. Parents give them to their children every day, convinced they are a healthy option.
“The relationship between hunger and migrations can only be addressed if we go to the root of the problem,” the Pope said at the headquarters of the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in Rome. “In this regard, studies conducted by the United Nations, like many others conducted by civil organizations, agree that there are two major obstacles that must be overcome: conflicts and climate change.”
A substantially smaller number of 49ers knelt during the anthem, for their game against the Washington Redskins. Last week, more than 20 49ers knelt, and this week, league Commissioner Roger Goodell also issued a memo, saying it was time to “put the anthem controversy behind us.”
Cole McCafferty is an American schoolboy from Philadelphia. He drew attention to himself in 2015, during the 2016 presidential campaign by actively campaigning for Donald Trump, despite the condemnation of peers and other residents of the city, who, in general, supported Hillary Clinton. Now Cole has decided to become the ambassador of peace between the US and Russia.
The classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird has been removed from the curriculum in a Mississippi school district because its language makes people “uncomfortable,” authorities say. Critics accuse the school board of a confounding level of censorship.
Actress Rose McGowan details in an interview recorded in January with parts of it published Saturday by the Observer that she had been “blacklisted” in the entertainment industry after she was raped and spoke out about the assault.
California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Friday because an outbreak of deadly hepatitis A has killed at least 18 people in the state, and forced almost 500 to be hospitalized.
An anonymous donor has joined with the activist group American Nativity Scene and the Thomas More Society in a campaign to provide free Nativity scenes to display at or near statehouses across the nation.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Life Begins at Conception, Improving Healthcare Includes Unborn
In a development that has drawn ire from abortion supporters and praise from pro-life groups, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has affirmed in a new document that life begins at conception and that improving healthcare in America includes the unborn.
Attacking the 1st Amendment: Twitter promises to get “more aggressive” in tackling online harassment
You don’t usually have to wait too long for some kind of controversy to erupt on Twitter, and most of the time it revolves around the issues of abuse and harassment online – hence this week’s #WomenBoycottTwitter protest.
“Mainlandization” means attempts by the Communist Party and its allies to exert greater control over Hong Kong politically, economically, socially and culturally, to integrate it into the mainland before the end of the 50-year “one country, two systems” period in 2047.
Killing Off the Vegas Witnessess, JFK Assassination Style: TO ALL EYEWITNESSES TO THE VEGAS MASSACRE, BE ADVISED YOUR LIVES ARE IN EXTREME DANGER. YOU MAY WISH TO CONSIDER NOT SPEAKING TO ANYONE, AND I MEAN ANYONE, AND THEN SCRUB ALL SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS.
Following the murder of John F. Kennedy, over 300 people, closely connected to the assassination in some way, died very unnatural deaths. Popular news columist and TV personality, Dorothy Kilgallen and the accused assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald were among the 300+ people who made up the most statistically rare “accidental deaths” in the history of a single criminal event. For the record, Kilgallen’s death was officially catalogued an alcohol-barbituate suicide. She was in the middle of writing a tell-all about the JFK assassination which included a trip to Dallas to interview Lee Harvey Oswald as she was, in her words, set to “blow the lid off of the Kennedy Assassination”.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has deployed about 85 percent of its personnel to Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and other areas affected by recent hurricanes and other natural disasters sites in 22 total regions, the agency said Friday.
A collective jaw dropped this week as Asia Argento, Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Mira Sorvino, Rosanna Arquette and a host of other women joined Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan in speaking publicly about being harassed, mauled and even allegedly raped by Hollywood’s heavyweight gorilla, Harvey Weinstein.
The US Navy has just commissioned its newest Virginia-class nuclear attack submarine at a General Dynamics shipyard in Groton, Connecticut. Six more subs are under construction as part of a giant 28-vessel deal.
Continuing her British leg of the What Happened book tour, failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reiterated her favoured tropes of anti-Brexitism, Russian hackers, and ‘fake news’ to the BBC’s Andrew Marr, and deflected questions about her friendship with alleged rapist Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, her husband’s own alleged sexual predations, and whether her status as part of an elite lead to her election loss, blaming instead a conspiracy of Russian hackers and ‘possibly’ the Trump campaign.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has telephoned Donald Trump, voicing appreciation for the aggressive speech that the US president delivered against Iran on Friday night, the official Saudi Press Agency reported.