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Is Brexit to blame for the UK’s Eurovision flop?

Skip Twitter post by @yvetteshapiro Poor #michaelrice A great young talent, lovely guy, better song than the dross that won #Eurovision But after 3 years of Brexit farce, Europe thoroughly despises the UK & the country was always coming last. — Yvette Shapiro (@yvetteshapiro) May 18, 2019 Report End of Twitter post by @SarinaKiayani Image […]

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John Walker Lindhs early release is absolutely outrageous because he is a traitor, lawmaker says

Johnny “Mike” Spann with daughter Alison, who was the first American killed in the Afghanistan war soon after interviewing “American Taliban” John Walker Lindh. (Spann family/AP) JOHN WALKER LINDH, AMERICAN EX-TALIBAN MILITANT, SET TO WALK FREE THURSDAY Lindh also has been blamed for playing a role in the death of Johnny “Mike” Spann, a U.S […]

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Buttigieg, husband attend Jimmy Carter’s Sunday school class

PLAINS, Ga. – Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) and his husband, Chasten Glezman, have joined the large crowd at former President Jimmy Carter’s Sunday school class in Plains, Georgia. At Carter’s invitation Buttigieg stood and read from the Bible as part of the lesson at Maranatha Baptist Church. Carter told the audience that two […]

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Rachel Held Evans, progressive Christian author, dies at 37, family says

Evans, a mother of two, died surrounded by her husband and friends, Bessey said. (Facebook) Evans challenged the evangelical community by addressing sexism and racism and “championing voices of people who have been marginalized in the church,” including the LGBTQ community, said Sarah Bessey, a writer and friend of Evans’. Evans had said in a blog […]

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Women’s World Cup: The match that changed women’s football

(CNN)For a brief moment, it felt like time had stopped in the summer of 1999. She rips off her shirt, whips it around and over her head before falling to her knees. It is a fitting conclusion to the final Women’s World Cup of the 20th century and, in that moment, the United States Women’s […]

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St. Louis area facing tornado threat

(CNN)Vicious weather brought damaging tornadoes and heavy rains to areas of the central United States already dealing with floodwaters that prompted scores of water rescues over the past two days. Scores of water rescues Rescuers pulled people from fast-moving floodwaters in middle Oklahoma on Tuesday and carried them to safety after strong storms swamped the […]

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Deputy fatally shoots man suspected of killing ex-girlfriend

TAMARAC, Fla. – Authorities say a Florida deputy fatally shot a man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend. A Broward Sheriff’s Office news release says a veteran sergeant shot 43-year-old Ronny Santana Rodriguez, who was armed with a knife Wednesday at a Tamarac home. The release says the ex-boyfriend killed 44-year-old Rosa Hilda Martinez and injured […]

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Donald Trump falls for Nancy Pelosi’s trap

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump keeps taking Nancy Pelosi’s bait. But Pelosi is turning Trump’s own arsenal against him, using the politics of mockery and provocation to leave him for once, off balance and forced to respond to a more nimble rival. And Trump’s increasingly livid reactions are helping Pelosi out of a delicate political spot. […]

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Maher guest Fran Lebowitz’s Trump comments light up social media with reactions

Lebowitz was referencing the murder and dismemberment of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi who U.S. intelligence determined was killed by the Saudi government. <br><br> (Getty Images) The author made the comments after Maher had asked her about the possibility of President Trump being impeached. On Twitter, one person wrote: “What kind of person says this? Plus she said […]

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Farrakhan says he doesn’t hate Jewish people

CHICAGO – Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan said Thursday that despite assertions by Facebook when it banned him from its platform, he is not a hater of Jewish people, is not a misogynist, nor a homophobe. During a speech at a Roman Catholic church on Chicago’s South Side, Farrakhan asserted people shouldn’t be […]

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