Statue of Liberty climber sentenced to community service, probation

A woman convicted of trespassing and disorderly conduct after she climbed the Statue of Liberty’s stone pedestal on July 4 last year to protest U.S. immigration policy was sentenced to 200 hours of community service and five years’ probation on Tuesday. Therese Patricia Okoumou arrived at her senten… The post Continue Reading

Publishers sue Peloton over use of Katy Perry, Rihanna, Timberlake, other songs

Publishers representing the writers of songs by Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Carrie Underwood and hundreds of other artists sued Peloton Interactive Inc on Tuesday, accusing the maker of video-streaming stationary bicycles of copyright infringement. more

Trump whines he’s the victim of discrimination in bonkers rant about Twitter ‘colluding’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was a victim of discrimination in an off-the-rails rant about social media, delivered today during a joint press conference with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. This is a developing story…. The post Trump whines he’s the victim of discrimination in bonkers rant about Twitter Continue Reading

‘Terrorist’ or ‘psychopath’? Complex picture of Dutch attack suspect

The prime suspect in a deadly shooting on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht was known for a “rap sheet from here to Tokyo” but showed few signs of radicalism, according to residents and reports. Turkish-born Gokmen Tanis, 37, had been released from jail only two weeks ago Continue Reading

Trump’s racist delusions are driving his supporters mad — but the mainstream media is completely missing it

Donald Trump, speaking in a style that boldly combines the last call drunken rant with the megaphone corner rave, recently proved that three pillars of America’s executive governance are stupidity, racism and delusion. While pounding his chest over issuing a veto of Congress’ rebuke of his emergency… The post Trump’s Continue Reading

Investigators should ask why Trump ‘gone to such great lengths to inflate his wealth’: biographer

Trump biographer Tim O’Brien on Tuesday offered investigators some bread crumbs about what questions they should be asking about President Donald Trump and his finances. Reacting to the major New York Times report from Monday that showed Trump regularly overstated his wealth to banks when he w… The post Investigators Continue Reading

The Justice Department And Trump’s Lawyers Argue No One Should Be Able To Sue Him For Profiting From His Hotel

An appeals court heard arguments Tuesday in a case over whether Trump is violating the Foreign and Domestic Emoluments Clauses of the US Constitution by refusing to divest in his businesses. View Entire Post ›

German politicians call for expulsion of ‘bratty’ Trump ambassador: ‘Complete diplomatic failure’

German politicians are calling for the expulsion of Trump-appointed UN ambassador Richard Grenell over his alleged interference in the country’s politics. The Financial Times reported Tuesday that figures across the German political spectrum have criticized Grenell for his comments about the c… The post German politicians call for expulsion of ‘bratty’ Continue Reading

Congrats: Nick Young Announces That He’s Got A 3rd Swaggy P Seed On The Way

Source: Icon Sportswire / Getty Nick Young Reveals That He’s Got Another Baby On The Way On Monday night, former Warriors player Nick Young announced that he’s expecting his third child with his longtime girlfriend Keonna Green. “Num 3 is on the way … I knew being at home this Continue Reading

Trump endorses far-right Bolsonaro at White House and mulls bringing Brazil into NATO

U.S. President Donald Trump gave Brazil’s new far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro a ringing endorsement in the Oval Office on Tuesday, saying he was looking at a NATO membership or some other alliance for Brazil. At the outset of their first meeting, the two populist presidents exchanged soccer jerseys … The Continue Reading

Soledad O’Brien wrecks Fox News ‘moron’ for suggesting America should be proud it took 150 years to end slavery

On Tuesday, Townhall columnist and Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich suggested that Americans can be proud about US slavery because the country ended the practice after  a mere 150 years. “They keep blaming America for slavery, but the truth is that throughout human history slavery has existe… The post Soledad Continue Reading

Author explains how GOP uses racism to fool dumb whites: ‘At least our tax dollars aren’t going to welfare queens’

A new book by physician Jonathan Metzl explores how the Republican Party uses racism to fool white people into voting for policies that are against their own self-interests. In his book, Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland, Metzl argues that polit… The post Continue Reading

‘Fascist’ perfume and flatulent hippo star in Israel election social media war

A new ad with an elegantly dressed minister using “fascist” perfume drew online outrage Tuesday, the latest in a social media war ahead of an Israeli election that has also featured a flatulent hippo. Israeli law prevents political ads from being aired on television until two weeks befor… The post Continue Reading

All About Me: Twitter Is STILL Dragging Nene For Making Eva’s Wedding All About Her…Is It Fair?!

Source: Bravo / Getty Nene Stealing Eva’s Shine? This week’s episode of Real Housewives Of Atlanta was supposed to be all about Eva. It was her marriage, her glorious moment with her boo and his tremendous vows. However, so much of the episode was focused on Nene and her problems Continue Reading

Trump-loving Bob Kraft is being offered a sweetheart deal to avoid facing prostitution charges: report

Trump-loving New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is being offered a deal in which Florida prosecutors drop solicitation charges against him — but only if he admits that he would have been found guilty had his case been taken to court. The Wall Street Journal reports that the deal, in Continue Reading

‘Weak and phony’ Ben Sasse obliterated by conservative for rolling over for Trump: He’s the ‘Marco Rubio of Jeff Flakes”

In a column at the Daily Beast, conservative commentator Matt Lewis stuck a fork in the presidential aspirations of Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) after the frequent Donald Trump critic gave the president the okay to bypass Congress and steal billions for his border wall. A week after Sasse voted against Continue Reading

UK returns 3,000-year-old tablet looted during Iraq War

A 3,000-year-old carved stone tablet from Babylonia, which promises a curse on those who would destroy it, is to be flown home from Britain after being looted during the Iraq War. British Museum boss Hartwig Fischer handed over the priceless work to Iraqi Ambassador Salih Husain Ali during a ceremon… Continue Reading

Fox panel erupts after pundit whines that America doesn’t get credit for ending slavery

During a discussion on reparations, two Fox News commentators butted heads after one claimed that the United States deserves more credit for ending slavery. Host Harris Faulkner began the conversation by outlining the reasons she, as a black woman, is against reparations while so many Democratic pre… The post Fox Continue Reading