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    JK Rowling has deleted a tweet declaring her love for Stephen King has reached 'new heights' after the US author voiced his support for transgender women. The Harry Potter author, 54, had shared a quote from the late feminist and author Andrea Dworkin amid a much longer thread concerning recent comments made by Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle.  The frontbencher claimed the author was 'using her own sexual assault' to justify her controversial views on transgender issues in an article for left-wing magazine Tribune. He has since apologised for the remarks. Towards the end of a lengthy Twitter thread concerning Russell-Moyle's apology, Rowling shared the quote about how men often 'react to women's words - speaking and writing - as if they were...
    New York (CNN Business)AT&T's next CEO, John Stankey, is a White man -- replacing Randall Stephenson, a White man. When CBS News' Gayle King questioned whether Stephenson should have used his retirement to promote someone who doesn't look like him to head one of America's biggest companies, Stephenson said her point was valid."It seems like that would have been an opportunity to have a woman or a person of color," King said in an interview at the US Chamber of Commerce Commerce's National Summit on Equality of Opportunity Thursday. "I'm sure Mr. Stankey is very nice, nothing against Mr. Stankey.""Fair challenge," Stephenson said. "I will tell you Mr. Stankey has made probably the biggest moves in media, in our...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Lt. Bob Kroll, the president of the Minneapolis police union, appeared on CBS This Morning on Tuesday, telling host Gayle King that he wants to be part of the police reform process in the wake of George Floyd’s death. This comes after city leaders have repeatedly accused the union to being a major obstacle to changing the department’s culture and getting rid of problem officers. “I think the first thing we need to do is sit down with community leaders and listen,” Kroll told King. He did not push for any specific reform policy. During the interview segment, Kroll responded to comments from Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo, who told “60 Minutes” over the...
    EXCLUSIVE: "Tiger King" star Jeff Lowe is weighing in on Joe Exotic's request to be pardoned by President Trump.In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Lowe said the former big cat owner has no chance of getting out of jail. "He is not going to get pardoned. Donald Trump is not gonna pardon this guy," Lowe said. ‘TIGER KING' STAR JOE EXOTIC REVEALS WHICH HOLLYWOOD ACTORS HE WANTS TO PORTRAY HIM Joe Exotic, also known as Joseph Maldonado-Passage, in 'Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.' (Netflix) Last month, Joe Exotic's (real name Joseph Maldonado-Passage) legal team turned heads in Washington D.C. as they drove around in a tour bus with a sign that reads: "President Trump Please Pardon Joe Exotic." The...
    Bernie Sanders’ former press secretary mocked Joe Biden on Monday, calling him “king of the Black people” and asking why he hasn’t “put an end” to riots. “The way the press talked about him, you’d think one statement from Biden, king of the Black people, could put an end to all this,” Briahna Gray on Twitter. “Wonder why it hasn’t worked.” Gray has repeatedly lambasted Biden since Sanders suspended his campaign. She called sexual assault allegations against the presumptive Democratic nominee “credible” and said the media has never focused on his “vulnerabilities.” Gray’s remarks came as protests, some of which have turned to violent riots, have swept the nation following the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis. Biden...