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  • Knicks fined $50,000 for banning newspaper from news conference

    The New York Knicks were fined $50,000 by the NBA on Monday for violating league rules regarding equal access for members of the media. The violation took place Friday, the day after the 2019 draft. A reporter from the New York Daily News was banned from the introductory news conference for the team’s two new players, RJ Barrett and Ignas Brazdeikis, despite having a credential to attend. The newspaper has long had an adversarial relationship with team owner James Dolan, […]

  • Missing mom’s family rejects ‘Gone Girl’ theory. Estranged husband’s lawyer says she disappeared to spite him

    An attorney for the estranged husband of a Connecticut mother who has been missing for more than a month doubled down on his theory that she may have disappeared in a “Gone Girl”-style escape from her life. The family and friends of Jennifer Dulos, 50, dismissed the suggestion that she staged her disappearance in a manner similar to the plot of the popular novel-turned-film. Monday marked one month since the mother of five was last seen in her 2017 Chevrolet […]

  • Cardi B pleads not guilty to charges in bar fight

    Cardi B has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a brawl in a New York strip club last August. The Grammy-winning rapper and two co-defendants were arraigned Tuesday on charges of assault, harassment, conspiracy and second-degree reckless endangerment in a 12-count indictment, according to the office of Acting Queens District Attorney John M. Ryan. “The defendants in this case are accused of two premeditated attacks on two women working at a club in Queens last summer,” Ryan said in […]

  • Late Netherlands penalty breaks Japan’s hearts at Women’s World Cup

    Football can be cruel, and Japan was at the receiving end of perhaps the cruelest blow the game can deliver. It was ultimately a late Netherlands penalty that settled a highly entertaining Women’s World Cup encounter in Rennes, sending 2015’s finalist home in heartbreaking fashion. With the game evenly poised at 1-1 and seemingly destined for extra time, a rare Dutch foray into Japan’s box drew a handball from Saki Kumagai. With barely a minute left on the clock, Lieke […]

  • David Bellavia, Iraq War veteran, receives Medal of Honor

    [vemba-vide id=”politics/2019/06/25/president-trump-medal-of-honor-ceremony-david-bellavia-sot-nr-vpx.cnn”] CNN — President Donald Trump presented the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia on Tuesday, making him the first living Iraq War veteran to receive the nation’s highest military decoration. “David, today we honor your extraordinary courage. We salute your selfless service and we thank you for carrying on the legacy of American valor that has always made our blessed nation the strongest and mightiest anywhere in the world,” the President said during an East […]

  • Illinois becomes the 11th state to legalize marijuana

    Illinois is now the 11th state in the United States to legalize the purchase and possession of recreational marijuana. Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday that allows adults 21 and over in the state to buy and possess small amounts of the drug. Adults will be able to purchase and possess 30 grams of cannabis, five grams of cannabis concentrate, and cannbis-infused products containing no more than 500 milligrams of THC. Nonresidents will be able to purchase half […]

  • Funeral home offers therapy dog at services

    Click here for updates on this story TULSA, OK (KJRH) — A funeral home is offering a therapy dog at funeral services. Dealing with death can be sad and scary, but a seven-month-old Goldendoodle is learning exactly what to do to ease the fear and grief. “Goldie” is going through training to be a grief therapy dog. At Schaudt’s Funeral Service and Cremation Care Center, the staff refers to her as their “comfort companion.” Daniel Schaudt said, “Families can request […]

  • GOP rep says migrant children ‘are free to leave’ facilities ‘at any time’

    A Texas Republican congressman suggested Monday night that migrant children are able to leave a children’s facility in Texas “at any time” but don’t because they’re well cared for. “There’s not a lock on the door. Any child is free to leave at any time but they don’t,” Rep. Michael Burgess said in an interview with MSNBC. “And you know why? Because they’re well taken care of.” Burgess was referring to the Casa Padre shelter in Brownsville, Texas, that’s become […]

  • Trump says attack by Iran on anything American will be met with ‘obliteration’

    President Donald Trump threatened Iran with “obliteration” on Tuesday, saying that an attack on “anything American will be met with great and overwhelming force.” “In some areas, overwhelming will mean obliteration. No more John Kerry & Obama!” the President tweeted. Earlier Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the White House is “suffering from mental disability” and behaving as “no sane person” in the wake of new sanctions imposed by US this week — partly in retaliation over the downing of […]

  • Could the poo of elite athletes provide an ingredient to improve physical performance?

    Great athletes not only have heart, they have guts — special guts. Boston Marathon runners and Olympic athletes have higher than usual amounts of Veillonella bacteria in their digestive tract following races, a new study finds. When mice consumed the Veillonella, their treadmill runs were better than those of mice not given the same bacterial diet, according to new research published Monday in the journal Nature Medicine. Our digestive system, a group of organs that includes the stomach and colon, […]

  • Prada launches sustainable nylon drive

    Prada has long been known for its nylon bags, and now the Italian fashion house is making the products more sustainable. As part of the Re-Nylon project, a new line of Prada bag silhouettes will be made from a regenerated nylon material known as ECONYL, according to a press release from the company. Prada has partnered with textile producer Aquafil, which manufactures ECONYL from plastic waste from oceans and fishing nets as well as textile fiber waste. The material can […]

  • George Clooney to direct and star in ‘Good Morning, Midnight’ for Netflix

    George Clooney has signed on to direct and star in “Good Morning, Midnight” for Netflix. It will be his first project with the streaming service. Clooney and Smokehouse Pictures’ Grant Heslov will produce the adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s novel, “which follows a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to make contact with the crew of a spacecraft as they try to return home to Earth,” according to a description from Netflix. “Grant and I couldn’t be more excited […]

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