• Broadcasting legend Hugh Downs dead at 99
    FOX News | 53 minutes ago Broadcasting legend Hugh Downs dead at 99
    Broadcasting legend Hugh Downs died at age 99 on Wednesday night surrounded by loved ones, according to CBS’ Arizona affiliate. A Downs family spokesperson told the local CBS affiliate on Thursday that the death was not related to the coronavirus pandemic. Downs’ historic career lasted over 60 years, with memorable work on "20/20,” “Today” and "The Tonight Show Starring Jack Paar." He famously co-anchored "20/20" alongside Barbara Walters. Hugh Downs' historic career lasted over 60 years. (NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images) "In...
  • By Jan Wolfe (Reuters) - Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's death has led to mounting questions about his longtime associate Ghislaine Maxwell, who Reuters reported on Friday is being investigated by the FBI along with several other people linked to him. Here are some facts about her. - Maxwell, 58, has been accused in court filings of facilitating a sex-trafficking operation that brought girls to Epstein's opulent Manhattan home, but...
  • Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has been hospitalized and is being treated for COVID-19, according to a statement Thursday. Cain’s staff announced on Twitter that the 74-year-old businessman was admitted to the hospital near Atlanta on Wednesday, but is doing well and is not on a ventilator. Cain was notified on Monday that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus and by Wednesday had developed symptoms serious enough...
  • The commander of the Bell County Sheriff’s Office indicated that a second grave with more remains than could be found by Vanessa Guillén was found yesterday. “It is the second grave probably about four or six feet away from what we recovered from the Tuesday, “said the commander. The officer indicated that they believe that they have found all the remains yet to be identified. The commander of...
  • PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 26: Jose Quintana #62 of the Chicago Cubs delivers a pitch in the first inning during the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on September 26, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images) Jose Quintana will be forced to wait a bit longer to start his MLB season. The Cubs’ southpaw won’t throw for a few weeks after suffering a freak injury....
  • Washington (CNN)Republican Sens. James Lankford of Oklahoma and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin are proposing to replace the federal observance of Columbus Day with Juneteenth.Unlike other measures, the new proposal would keep the number of federal holidays the same by eliminating October's Columbus Day.A bipartisan group of lawmakers in both the House and Senate have backed legislation to create Juneteenth as a federal holiday, both of which have been co-sponsored by...
  • Boeing to stop making 747 jumbo jet: report
    New York Post | 17 minutes ago Boeing to stop making 747 jumbo jet: report
    Boeing is pulling the plug on its 747 jumbo jet, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday. The 747 democratized global air travel in the 1970s but fell behind modern twin-engine passenger jets. The last 747-8 will roll out of a Seattle area factory in about two years, according to the Bloomberg report. The news didn’t seem to greatly worry investors, who bid the stock up 1.1 percent in mid-afternoon trading, to...
  • BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to decide by the end of August whether climate change and other threats are pushing the rare wolverine closer to extinction in the mountains of the West. Government attorneys and conservation groups that had sued to force a decision filed court documents Thursday settling the lawsuit and agreeing to the deadline. That came more than four years after a federal judge...
  • Ubisoft We hope you aren’t sick of battle royale games at this point because AAA developer Ubisoft is finally throwing their hat into the ring. While Fortnite, PUBG, Apex Legends, and Warzone have practically been dominating the market for the past few years, Hyper Scape will be looking to carve out its own space. With my limited time spent with the game during a closed press event, I...
  • Reckful Byron “Reckful” Bernstein, the former Twitch streamer died on Thursday, June 2, 2020, according to his ex-girlfriend and other sources on Twitter. Slasher, a reputable source in the gaming and esports industry, reported the death, writing “according to his ex-girlfriend, Byron ‘Reckful’ Bernstein has passed away. i can’t believe this.” according to his ex girlfriend, Byron 'Reckful' Bernstein has passed away. i can't believe this. — Rod...
  • Global warming looks like it will be a bigger problem for the world’s fish species than scientists first thought: A new study shows that when fish are spawning or are embryos they are more vulnerable to hotter water. With medium-level human-caused climate change expected by the end of the century, the world’s oceans, rivers and lakes will be too hot for about 40% of the world’s fish species in the...
  • If you cannot view this on your mobile device. Click here. California Governor Gavin Newsom provides an update on the COVID-19 response on July 2 at noon PT. Related Articles Coronavirus: How does California’s surge compare to Florida, Arizona and Texas? California prison officials blasted for coronavirus outbreak; transfer of inmates from Chino to San Quentin criticized Ayesha, Stephen Curry’s new plans to fight...
  • Penn Badgley says his 20s were one long strange trip. The 33-year-old actor confessed this week to taking “plenty” of hallucinogenic drugs in his younger days, while talking to fellow “Gossip Girl” alum Chace Crawford for Variety. Discussing the LSD trip portrayed by Badgley in the second season of “You,” Crawford asked if he had done any research. “In my early 20s, I did plenty of research,” Badgley replied....
  • A mom who claims she was fired from her job over her noisy kids is now suing her former employer for discrimination. Self-proclaimed mommy blogger Dris Wallace, who goes by her maiden name Rios, had been doing her finance job from home since mid-March due to the coronavirus outbreak while home-schooling and caring for her two children, ages 1 and 4. Rios, who lives in San Diego, California, said she...
  • PILSEN —  As the city reopens and with a holiday weekend ahead, a new public service announcement is urging Latinos to remain vigilant to guard against coronavirus. Pilsen-based photographer and videographer Mateo Zapata is urging Latino families to continue to wear masks and follow public health guidelines in a new public service announcement. Zapata said the precautions are especially important in Latino neighborhoods, which have been particularly hard hit by...
  • A rather unexpected piece of news dropped in our laps on Thursday.
  • DeWine gives guidelines for school openings
    portsmouth-dailytimes.com | 35 minutes ago DeWine gives guidelines for school openings
    COLUMBUS — Ohio’s schools now have some recommended guidelines for the beginning of the next school year. Gov. Mike DeWine said at his Thursday update and via Twitter, “Working with educators and health officials, we’ve created K-12 school guidelines – backed by science – for schools to follow when developing their reopening plans. Schools can adjust their rules to what works best for them for a safe environment and that...
  • Getty It’s one thing to dream up the idea of UFC Fight Island. It’s quite another to actually build out the infrastructure in a real place. Yet that’s exactly what happened in Abu Dhabi, and now the world’s top MMA promotional company is headed to the United Arab Emirates for the entire month of July to put on some of the biggest fights of the year. Watch the...
  • Authorities are cracking down on illegal activity at a Somerset County park 40 summonses for illegal drinking and swimming were issued, and two people were arrested on drug charges there. Washington Valley Park in the Martinsville section of the Township includes Buttermilk Falls and Chimney Rock Reservoir, where one person drowned last month. The Somerset County Park Commission has had to remove several dumpsters of garbage due to excessive littering in...
  • 8 SKY News sports presenter Jacquie Beltrao bravely released an emotional video this week explaining that her breast cancer had returned. Revealing it is now at stage three, the inspirational 55-year-old outlined a number of alternative treatments she has added to 16 brutal rounds of chemotherapy, including starting a keto diet. 8Credit: Instagram @skyjacquie In this country, “going keto” is still considered some sort of wacky and unworkable fad....
  • Strawberries are kinda like tomatoes: available in stores year-round, but only amazingly tasty when they’re truly in season. Now that summer is officially here and strawberries are coming into their own again, it’s time to let them shine. These strawberry dessert recipes do just that, and go way beyond the usual shortcake. Of course, we have shortcakes covered too—and are never opposed to simple chocolate-dipped strawberries, or using them as the red stripes in a flag...
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  • TAMRA Judge went the barefaced route recently as she took some time to show her followers her skin care routine. The Real Housewives of Orange County alum headed to Instagram to explain what she does to stay looking fresh on a daily basis. 8 Tamra showed off her skincare routine for her fansCredit: Instagram 8 It was a rare makeup-free post for the RHOC alumCredit: Instagram 8 Tamra also showed...
  • The Taste of Chicago Is Back As The Taste of Chicago To-Go
    blockclubchicago.org | 6 minutes ago The Taste of Chicago Is Back As The Taste of Chicago To-Go
    DOWNTOWN — The Taste of Chicago is back this year as “Taste of Chicago To-Go” with safe ways to participate in the yearly tradition during the pandemic. Instead of a massive event in Grant Park, this year’s Taste — happening virtually between July 8 and 12 — will include community meals hosted by Chicago residents, online cooking classes, and virtual music and dance events.  In early June, the city canceled...
  • New York Mets: How is Dellin Betances doing?
    empiresportsmedia.com | 7 minutes ago New York Mets: How is Dellin Betances doing?
    New York Mets: How is Dellin Betances doing? By: Andres Chavez July 2, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesThe New York Mets made a splash on Christmas Eve by signing one of the most talented relievers in the free agent market. They announced that Dellin Betances, who had spent all of his career with the New York...
  • Vanilla Ice Fourth of July weekend concert in Texas is canceled A 19-year-old McDonalds worker was assaulted after asking a customer to wear a mask, revealing a growing crisis in the restaurant industry Volumizing Mascara for Bold and Clump-Free Lashes © Shutterstock. You would think that getting smooth, even mascara would be easy, but it’s actually a challenge. If you want that big lash look, you usually get a...
  • Getty Hannah Lynch and Dorinda Medley in 2020 Hannah Lynch is the only daughter of Real Housewives of New York star, Dorinda Medley. She has appeared multiple times on the show alongside her mother, delivering some great quotes, like when she jokingly told Medley on Season 7 that she was a “chubby chaser.” However, there’s much more to 26-year-old Hannah Lynch than what viewers get to see on the...
  • CNBC host Jim Cramer praised Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin and Federal Reserve chair Jay Powell for preventing an economic depression amid the coronavirus pandemic, cheering the employment rates and adding that he doesn’t “think the stock market is lying.” “We know the fed is incredibly easy so there have been very few failures despite the pandemic, Secretary Mnuchin has helped, with his program, five million different companies,” Cramer said. “So look,...
  • Verizon Fios already offers new customers a free year of Disney Plus service, and now it’s looking to sweeten the deal further by adding free Hulu subscriptions, too, for its two more expensive plans. New customers to Verizon’s $59.99-per-month 400Mbps plan will now get six months of free Hulu in addition to the free year of Disney Plus. New Gigabit Fios customers (for $79.99 per month) will get a...
  • The Russian government celebrated the overwhelming victory of “Yes” in the referendum on constitutional amendments that, among other changes, would allow Russian President Vladimir Putin to remain in power until 2036, while the opposition closed ranks and denounced fraud. According to the preliminary data offered last night by the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) after the end of the vote count, 77.92% of voters supported the constitutional changes, while 21.27% rejected...