Sunday, February 28, 2021

New York governor faces new allegations that threaten his political future

In the depths of the early Covid-19 crisis last year, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo soared to national prominence as he became a daily fixture on television -- providing a calm, steady recitation of the facts that endeared him to many Americans who were terrified of the deadly new virus ravaging their cities and overwhelming their hospitals.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/28/politics/andrew-cuomo-sexual-harassment-allegations/index.html

'Sad': GOP lawmaker blasts Sen. Josh Hawley's CPAC remarks

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) weighs in on Sen. Josh Hawley's (R-MO) remarks at CPAC, calling him out for using fear and lies to generate enthusiasm as he and other Republicans look toward the 2024 presidential race.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2021/02/28/josh-hawley-cpac-overturn-election-kinzinger-nr-sot-vpx.cnn

Golden Globe Awards co-hosts Tina Fey, Amy Poehler roast HFPA's lack of diversity in opening monologue

The 2021 Golden Globe Awards kicked off Sunday night with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler co-hosting bicoastally.

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/golden-globe-awards-2021-tina-fey-amy-poehler

Sofia Vergara shares throwback Golden Globes' photos

Ahead of the Golden Globes' Sunday evening, "Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara is sharing a few throwback photos.

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/sofia-vergara-throwback-golden-globes-photos

Oprah Winfrey teases Meghan Markle, Prince Harry interview: 'Shocking things'

The interview subjects will include stepping into Royal life, marriage, motherhood, philanthropic work, and public scrutiny.

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/oprah-teases-meghan-markle-prince-harry-interview

January Jones rewears stunning Golden Globes' gown 10 years later: 'Still, (sorta), fits'

Golden Globe nominee January Jones rewore a red Versace gown that she first wore to the awards in 2011.

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/january-jones-rewears-golden-globes-gown-10-years-later

Cuomo staff accused of 'incessant bullying,' 'constant threats,' local TV reporter claims

A local New York journalist is speaking out about the apparent abuse she faced from the Cuomo administration as the Democratic governor is fighting to salvage his political career amid multiple accusations of sexual harassment. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/media/cuomo-staff-accused-of-incessant-bullying-constant-threats-local-tv-reporter-claims

Tiger Woods reacts to golfers wearing red on Sunday: 'You are truly helping me get through this tough time'

Tiger Woods would always wear his trademark red and black gear on the final day of tournaments. But since the legendary golfer couldn’t participate at the WGC-Workday Championship in Bradenton, Fla. on Sunday, others picked up the slack.

source https://www.foxnews.com/sports/tiger-woods-reacts-to-golfers-wearing-red-on-sunday-you-are-truly-helping-me-get-through-this-tough-time

Golden Globe 2021 Ambassadors are Spike Lee's kids Satchel, Jackson

The 78th awards show will be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on Sunday night.

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/spike-lees-kids-satchel-jackson-golden-globe-ambassadors

Hart stops 28 shots; Flyers blank Sabres 3-0 again

Flyers goalie Carter Hart was happy to put Lake Tahoe behind and get back indoors.

source https://www.foxnews.com/sports/hart-stops-28-shots-flyers-blank-sabres-3-0-again

Trump slams 'establishment' Republicans McConnell, Cheney and others in CPAC speech as some deny GOP civil war

Former President Donald Trump attacked a litany of "establishment" Republicans in his Sunday keynote address at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), even as some in the GOP  continue to deny that there is a civil war within the party. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-slams-establishment-republicans-mcconnell-cheney-and-others-in-cpac-speech-as-some-deny-gop-civil-war

Trump slams 'establishment' Republicans McConnell, Cheney and others in CPAC speech as some deny GOP civil war

Former President Donald Trump attacked a litany of "establishment" Republicans in his Sunday keynote address at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), even as some in the GOP  continue to deny that there is a civil war within the party. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-slams-establishment-republicans-mcconnell-cheney-and-others-in-cpac-speech-as-some-deny-gop-civil-war

Saros stops 28 and Predators defeat Blue Jackets 3-1

After a slow start to the season, the Nashville Predators are now starting to get on a roll.

source https://www.foxnews.com/sports/saros-stops-28-and-predators-defeat-blue-jackets-3-1

NBC slammed for not addressing anti-Semitic ‘SNL’ joke: 'Whatever the reasons, bad show, NBC!'

NBC is getting some flack for not addressing a joke made last week by “Saturday Night Live” star Michael Che that many deemed “anti-Semitic.”

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/nbc-slammed-not-addressing-anti-semitic-snl-joke-michael-che

Ovechkin scores game-winner as Capitals sweep Devils 3-2

Alex Ovechkin broke a second-period tie and the streaking Washington Capitals welcomed back top goaltender Iyla Samsonov from an extended absence because of COVID-19 with a 3-2 victory over the skidding New Jersey Devils on Sunday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/sports/ovechkin-scores-game-winner-as-capitals-sweep-devils-3-2

Patti Palmer, 1940s singer and Jerry Lewis' ex-wife, dead at 99

Patti Palmer, singer and ex-wife of "Nutty Professor" star Jerry Lewis, has died at the age of 99

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/patti-palmer-dead

Spring games begin with fans, new faces, moment for Mancini

Nolan Arenado in his new Cardinal red, Mookie Betts back in Dodger blue. October breakout star Randy Arozarena with a hit in his first February at-bat, Buster Posey returning from an opt-out year.

source https://www.foxnews.com/sports/spring-games-begin-with-fans-new-faces-moment-for-mancini

Golden Globes nominee Kaley Cuoco in tears as husband Karl Cook surprises her ahead of award show

Kaley Cuoco is nominated for her role in HBO Max's "The Flight Attendant" at the 78th Golden Globe Awards.

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/kaley-cuoco-golden-globes-husband-karl-cook-surprise

Morikawa plays a steady hand to win Workday Championship

PGA champion Collin Morikawa shook off an early mistake and played a steady hand on a Concession golf course known for calamity, closing with a 3-under 69 for a three-shot victory in the Workday Championship.

source https://www.foxnews.com/sports/morikawa-plays-a-steady-hand-to-win-workday-championship

Trump pays tribute to Rush Limbaugh at CPAC speech: 'Irreplaceable'

Former President Donald Trump on Sunday paid tribute to the late radio legend Rush Limbaugh, who was long considered the voice of the conservative movement and who was one of the first high-profile right-wing media personalities to back Trump's first presidential run. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-pays-tribute-to-rush-limbaugh-at-cpac-speech

Antetokounmpo, Bucks rally late to to beat Clippers 105-100

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 36 points and sparked a closing 9-0 run to help the Milwaukee Bucks rally to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-100 on Sunday for their fifth consecutive victory.

source https://www.foxnews.com/sports/antetokounmpo-bucks-rally-late-to-to-beat-clippers-105-100

Trump pays tribute to Rush Limbaugh at CPAC speech: 'Irreplaceable'

Former President Donald Trump on Sunday paid tribute to the late radio legend Rush Limbaugh, who was long considered the voice of the conservative movement and who was one of the first high-profile right-wing media personalities to back Trump's first presidential run. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-pays-tribute-to-rush-limbaugh-at-cpac-speech

Cuomo says he was 'being playful,' but admits he 'may have been insensitive' amid sexual harassment claims

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo attempted to explain his past interactions with staffers as the embattled Democrat is facing multiple accusations of sexual harassment. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cuomo-says-he-was-being-playful-but-admits-he-may-have-been-insensitive-amid-sexual-harassment-claims

Saturday, February 27, 2021

NY Gov. Cuomo, so-called 'Love Gov,' joked with CNN host bro 2 months before 2nd alleged sex harassment

Two weeks after a controversial directive that critics say exacerbated the coronavirus crisis in New York’s nursing homes, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s CNN host brother Chris was teasing him as the “Love Gov” and questioning why he was going “soft” on former President Trump.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/ny-gov-cuomo-love-gov-cnn

NY Dems condemn new Cuomo sexual harassment claims, call for his ousting, independent probe

New York Democrats are offering blistering responses to the new sexual harassment allegations that have emerged from the state's embattled governor, Andrew Cuomo. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/new-york-dems-call-for-independent-probe-into-new-sexual-harassment-claims-against-embattled-gov-cuomo

Newsom appears to post TikTok inside restaurant in county where indoor dining is not allowed

California Gov. Gavin Newsom appeared indoors at a restaurant in a county where indoor dining is not allowed in the second recorded incident in a matter of months. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/newsom-appears-to-post-tik-tok-inside-restaurant-in-county-where-indoor-dining-is-not-allowed

NY Gov. Cuomo, so-called 'Love Gov,' joked with CNN host bro 2 months before 2nd alleged sex harassment

Two weeks after a controversial directive that critics say exacerbated the coronavirus crisis in New York’s nursing homes, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s CNN host brother Chris was teasing him as the “Love Gov” and questioning why he was going “soft” on former President Trump.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/ny-gov-cuomo-love-gov-cnn

NY Dems condemn new Cuomo sexual harassment claims, call for his ousting, independent probe

New York Democrats are calling are offering blistering responses to the new sexual harassment allegations that have emerged from the state's embattled governor, Andrew Cuomo. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/new-york-dems-call-for-independent-probe-into-new-sexual-harassment-claims-against-embattled-gov-cuomo

Pompeo says Biden administration sending ‘mixed signals’ on China's human rights abuses

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday that the Biden administration has sent "mixed signals" on the Chinese persecution of religious minorities in Xinjiang -- and called for the administration to impose "real costs" on Beijing.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pompeo-biden-mixed-signals-chinas-human-rights-abuses

Pompeo says Biden administration sending ‘mixed signals’ on China's human rights abuses

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday that the Biden administration has sent "mixed signals" on the Chinese persecution of religious minorities in Xinjiang -- and called for the administration to impose "real costs" on Beijing.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pompeo-biden-mixed-signals-chinas-human-rights-abuses

Virginia hit-and-run kills off-duty police officer

A 33 year veteran of the Henrico Police Department was killed in a hit-and-run crash while off duty in Virginia Saturday, authorities said. 

CNN's Chris Cuomo once teased brother for being 'single and ready to mingle' as sexual misconduct claims mount

As embattled Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces mounting allegations of sexual harassment, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo once invited his brother on-air and teased him about being "single and ready to mingle."

source https://www.foxnews.com/media/cnns-chris-cuomo-once-teased-brother-for-being-single-and-ready-to-mingle-as-sexual-misconduct-claims-mount

Virginia hit-and-run kills off-duty police officer

A 33 year veteran of the Henrico Police Department was killed in a hit-and-run crash while off duty in Virginia Saturday, authorities said. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/off-duty-cop-killed-in-virginia-hit-and-run

'Trump Unity' trailer towed from outside CPAC at Hyatt in Florida

The Michigan-based Trump Unity Bridge, a traveling pro-Trump trailer bed, was towed outside the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Fla., Saturday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-unity-trailer-towed-from-outside-cpac-at-hyatt-in-florida

CPAC honors Rush Limbaugh at Ronald Reagan Dinner

At the 2021 CPAC Ronald Reagan Dinner, sponsored by Fox Nation, the Conservative Political Action Conference honored the life of late radio titan Rush Limbaugh.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cpac-honors-rush-limbaugh-at-ronald-reagan-dinner

New 'Bachelor' host announced after cancel culture swallows Chris Harrison

The 'Bachelor' has a new host following Chris Harrison’s departure, Emmanuel Acho announced on twitter Saturday night that he will taking over all Rose Ceremonies from now on.

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/new-bachelor-host-after-cancel-culture-swallows-chris-harrison

'Trump Unity' trailer towed from outside CPAC at Hyatt in Florida

The Michigan-based Trump Unity Bridge, a traveling pro-Trump trailer bed, was towed outside the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Fla., Saturday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-unity-trailer-towed-from-outside-cpac-at-hyatt-in-florida

CPAC honors Rush Limbaugh at Ronald Reagan Dinner

At the 2021 CPAC Ronald Reagan Dinner, sponsored by Fox Nation, the Conservative Political Action Conference honored the life of late radio titan Rush Limbaugh.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cpac-honors-rush-limbaugh-at-ronald-reagan-dinner

‘Arrest Cuomo’ T-shirts a hit at CPAC

A number of rowdy activists were spotted at the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend wearing “Arrest Cuomo” T-shirts.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/arrest-cuomo-t-shirts-a-hit-at-cpac

Vanessa Bryant slams Evan Rachel Wood for calling Kobe a ‘rapist’ after his death

Vanessa Bryant says that Evan Rachel Wood calling her late husband Kobe Bryant a “rapist” the day he died is “vile” and “disturbing.”

source https://www.foxnews.com/sports/vanessa-bryant-evan-rachel-wood-kobe

‘Arrest Cuomo’ T-shirts a hit at CPAC

A number of rowdy activists were spotted at the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend wearing “Arrest Cuomo” T-shirts.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/arrest-cuomo-t-shirts-a-hit-at-cpac

NY Gov. Cuomo accused of sexual harassment for 2nd time

A second former aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has come forward with allegations of sexual harassment, which came just days after his first accuser made her claims public.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/second-former-aide-accuses-cuomo-of-sexual-harassment-report

Kansas officers hurt in 'possible explosion' in downtown Wichita

Three Wichita police officers were injured by a "possible explosion" after being dispatched to a vacant residence around 4 p.m. on Saturday. 

Second accuser comes forward against embattled Gov. Cuomo

A second former aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has come forward with allegations of sexual harassment, which came just days after his first accuser made her claims public.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/second-former-aide-accuses-cuomo-of-sexual-harassment-report

Kansas officers hurt in 'possible explosion' in downtown Wichita

Three Wichita police officers were injured by a "possible explosion" after being dispatched to a vacant residence around 4 p.m. on Saturday. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/three-wichita-police-officers-injured-in-possible-explosion

Lady Gaga's dogs were found tied to a pole by 'good samaritan': report

Lady Gaga's dogs who were stolen this week during an armed robbery were located by a woman who found them tied to a pole in Los Angeles, reports say.

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/lady-gaga-dogs-found-tied-pole-report

Friday, February 26, 2021

Burma’s UN ambassador takes brave stand at the United Nations against recent military coup

Burma's UN Ambassador warned diplomats at a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, Friday, that his country's military had become, "an existential threat," and called upon the world community to take action against the military who led the coup on Feb. 1.

source https://www.foxnews.com/world/burma-ambassador-stand-united-nations-against-military-coup

Virginia school system cancels Dr. Seuss, citing racial 'undertones' in writings: report

Celebrated American children’s author Dr. Seuss is now considered too controversial for one of Virginia's largest school districts

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/loudoun-county-public-schools-dr-seuss-racial-undertones

New York prison gives coronavirus vaccine to Democratic San Francisco DA's convicted murderer father

San Francisco’s Democratic district attorney announced Friday that his convicted murderer father received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in a New York prison.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/coronavirus-vaccine-weather-underground-chesa-boudin-david-gilbert

AOC pressures NY state legislature to launch investigation into Cuomo sexual harassment allegations

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., called on the state legislature to investigate “extraordinarily serious” sexual harassment allegations leveled against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo by his former staffer Lindsey Boylan. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/aoc-investigation-cuomo-sexual-harassment-allegations

California's liberal Ninth Circuit to tackle gun rights, mull reinstating high-capacity magazine ban

California’s overturned ban on high-capacity magazines will have a chance at being reinstated after a federal court’s split-decision found it unconstitutional last year.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/california-ninth-circuit-high-capacity-magazine-ban

New York prison gives coronavirus vaccine to Democratic San Francisco DA's convicted murderer father

San Francisco’s Democratic district attorney announced Friday that his convicted murderer father received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in a New York prison.

Judge refuses to lower $3M bond for Colorado animal rights activist accused of murder-for-hire plot gone bad

A Colorado judge refused on Friday to change the multimillion-dollar bond requirements for a prominent Colorado animal rights activist and attorney accused of trying to hire ranch hands to kill her estranged husband’s new love interest, who previously worked as the family’s au pair, Fox News has confirmed.

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West’s divorce details revealed: reports

Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from Kanye West earlier this month.

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/kim-kardashian-kanye-west-divorce-details

California's liberal Ninth Circuit to tackle gun rights, mull reinstating high-capacity magazine ban

California’s overturned ban on high-capacity magazines will have a chance at being reinstated after a federal court’s split-decision found it unconstitutional last year.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/california-ninth-circuit-high-capacity-magazine-ban

AOC initiates fundraising campaign in response Biden migrant camps

New York Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez condemned the Biden administration’s decision to temporarily reopen a Texas migrant facility this week, launching a fundraising campaign Friday to ask constituents to fight for immigration reform.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/aoc-initiates-fundraising-campaign-in-response-biden-migrant-camps

Judge refuses to lower $3M bond for Colorado animal rights activist accused of murder-for-hire plot gone bad

A Colorado judge refused on Friday to change the multimillion-dollar bond requirements for a prominent Colorado animal rights activist and attorney accused of trying to hire ranch hands to kill her estranged husband’s new love interest, who previously worked as the family’s au pair, Fox News has confirmed.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/colorado-animal-rights-activist-murder-for-hire-plot-gone-bad

Biden administration to open new tent facility in Texas amid surge in migrants at border

The Biden administration is preparing to open a new tent facility in Texas to hold migrants crossing the border, as officials scramble to deal with the combination of a surge in numbers and the challenges of COVID-19.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-tent-facility-texas-migrant-border-surge

The five biggest moments of CPAC's first full day of events

During the first full day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the day’s notable speakers hit cancel culture, China, Big Tech and even New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/five-biggest-moments-cpac-friday

AOC initiates fundraising campaign in response Biden migrant camps

New York Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez condemned the Biden administration’s decision to temporarily reopen a Texas migrant facility this week, launching a fundraising campaign Friday to ask constituents to fight for immigration reform.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/aoc-initiates-fundraising-campaign-in-response-biden-migrant-camps

Biden administration to open new tent facility in Texas amid surge in migrants at border

The Biden administration is preparing to open a new tent facility in Texas to hold migrants crossing the border, as officials scramble to deal with the combination of a surge in numbers and the challenges of COVID-19.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-tent-facility-texas-migrant-border-surge

The five biggest moments of CPAC's first full day of events

During the first full day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the day’s notable speakers hit cancel culture, China, Big Tech and even New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/five-biggest-moments-cpac-friday

Tom Cotton says Trump has 'big role' in GOP's future, Joe Biden trying to 'unravel' Trump accomplishments

Sen. Tom Cotton on Friday said that former President Donald Trump has a "big role" in the future of the Republican Party and warned that President Biden is trying to "unravel" Trump's accomplishments. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/tom-cotton-says-trump-has-big-role-in-gops-future-joe-biden-trying-to-unravel-trump-accomplishments

Michigan Gov. Whitmer faces calls for investigation into coronavirus nursing home deaths

Republican legislators in Michigan are calling for investigations into Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's handling of nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/coronavirus-michigan-gretchen-whitmer-nursing-homes-investigation

Tom Cotton says Trump has 'big role' in GOP's future, Joe Biden trying to 'unravel' Trump accomplishments

Sen. Tom Cotton on Friday said that former President Donald Trump has a "big role" in the future of the Republican Party and warned that President Biden is trying to "unravel" Trump's accomplishments. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/tom-cotton-says-trump-has-big-role-in-gops-future-joe-biden-trying-to-unravel-trump-accomplishments

Michigan Gov. Whitmer faces calls for investigation into coronavirus nursing home deaths

Republican legislators in Michigan are calling for investigations into Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's handling of nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/coronavirus-michigan-gretchen-whitmer-nursing-homes-investigation

Ohio's GOP Senate hopeful Josh Mandel blasts cancel culture, takes aim at 'radical elitist' Silicon Valley

Former Ohio State Treasurer and GOP senate hopeful Josh Mandel blasted the "left-wing" media and called cancel culture and the social media censorship "enormous" problems.

source https://www.foxnews.com/media/cpac-ohio-senate-candidate-josh-mandel-cancel-culture-big-tech

Lady Gaga speaks out after dog walker is shot, search for stolen dogs continues: 'My heart is sick'

On Wednesday night, Lady Gaga's dog walker, Ryan, was injured and the suspects made off with the singer's French bulldogs, Koji and Gustav. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/lady-gaga-speaks-out-dog-walker-shot-stolen-french-bulldogs

Dan Bongino calls conservatives to action at CPAC: Get 'off the mat and back in the fight'

Radio host and Fox News contributor Dan Bongino called conservatives to action in a rousing speech to close out the first full day of the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Fla., on Friday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/dan-bongino-calls-conservatives-to-action-at-cpac-get-off-the-mat-and-back-in-the-fight

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Rep. Scalise releases timeline of Cuomo's nursing home 'cover-up'

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise released a timeline of the 'Cuomo cover-up' that he said led to thousands of deaths.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/coronavirus-ny-andrew-cuomo-nursing-home-deaths-cover-up-timeline

House Republicans want Biden administration to provide briefing on NY nursing home scandal

House Republicans are demanding the Biden administration’s Department of Health and Human Services give a briefing on New York’s nursing home deaths after Democrats quashed a push for a bipartisan hearing.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/new-york-nursing-home-scandal-house-gop-biden

US launches airstrike against Iranian-backed forces in Syria

The U.S. military carried out an airstrike against an Iranian-backed militia stronghold in Syria Thursday, a senior official told Fox News.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/us-hits-iranian-backed-forces-in-syrian-in-defensive-airstrike

More than a dozen slum residents in an Indian city say they thought they were being vaccinated. They were part of clinical trials

The white van arrived in slum areas of Bhopal, a city in central India, blasting a message over the speaker system that seemed too good to refuse: "Come and take the coronavirus vaccine and get 750 rupees ($10)."

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/25/asia/india-vaccine-trials-covid-ethics-intl-dst-hnk/index.html

New York Gov. Cuomo to deploy 'undercover testers' to check for housing discrimination amid other scandals

With tens of thousands of New Yorkers fleeing the high-tax state amid the coronavirus pandemic under and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s leadership, the embattled governor is cracking down on housing discrimination.

COVID-19 sends car driving to its lowest levels in 19 years

Because of remote work and collapse of the travel and tourism industry during the coronavirus pandemic in the last year, American drivers hit the road for the fewest miles since 2001, according to the Department of Transportation.

New York Gov. Cuomo to deploy 'undercover testers' to check for housing discrimination amid other scandals

With tens of thousands of New Yorkers fleeing the high-tax state amid the coronavirus pandemic under and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s leadership, the embattled governor is cracking down on housing discrimination.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/new-york-gov-cuomo-undercover-testers-housing-discrimination

House Republicans want Biden administration to provide briefing on NY nursing home scandal

House Republicans are demanding the Biden administration’s Department of Health and Human Services give a briefing on New York’s nursing home deaths after Democrats quashed a push for a bipartisan hearing.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/new-york-nursing-home-scandal-house-gop-biden

US launches airstrike against Iranian-backed forces in Syria

The U.S. military carried out an airstrike against an Iranian-backed militia stronghold in Syria Thursday, a senior U.S. official told Fox News.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/us-hits-iranian-backed-forces-in-syrian-in-defensive-airstrike

NYT writer Tim Wu appears to delete old tweets as name floated for Biden administration post

Timothy Wu, a Columbia University professor and New York Times contributing writer reportedly set to join the Biden administration’s National Economic Council, appeared this week to have deleted thousands of old tweets as another nominee faced scrutiny over their social media activity.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/nyt-writer-tim-wu-tweets-name-floated-biden-administration-post

Hikers in Hawaii could have to pay for their own rescue if they ignore signs

Hawaiian lawmakers are considering a bill that could require hikers to reimburse local rescue teams if they had to be saved because they didn’t follow trail signs.

source https://www.foxnews.com/great-outdoors/hikers-hawaii-pay-rescue-ignore-signs

Biden’s CIA nominee says US colleges should cut ties with China-backed Confucius Institutes

President Biden’s pick for CIA director appeased GOP lawmakers Wednesday after he suggested Confucius Institute programs should be barred from U.S. public schools and universities.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-cia-nominee-us-colleges-cut-ties-china-connected-confucius-institutes

House passes Equality Act expanding LGBTQ rights amid GOP concerns, including effect on girls' sports

The House voted Thursday to pass the Equality Act, a Democrat-backed bill meant to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/house-passes-equality-act-legal-lgbtq-community-protections

COVID-19 sends car driving to its lowest levels in 19 years

Because of remote work and collapse of the travel and tourism industry during the coronavirus pandemic in the last year, American drivers hit the road for the fewest miles since 2001, according to the Department of Transportation.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/covid-19-sends-car-driving-to-its-lowest-levels-in-19-years

Surveillance video shows Lady Gaga's dog walker attack, shooting as French bulldogs are taken

The singer's dog walker was rushed to the hospital and was in "critical condition."

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/video-lady-gaga-dog-walker-attack-shooting

Donald Trump Jr. calls Bruce Springsteen's dropped DWI charge 'liberal privilege'

"Letter To You" singer Bruce Springsteen was blasted by Donald Trump Jr. over his DWI-related charges being dropped

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/donald-trump-jr-bruce-springsteen-dropped-dwi-charge-liberal-privilege

NYT writer Tim Wu appears to delete old tweets as name floated for Biden administration post

Timothy Wu, a Columbia University professor and New York Times contributing writer reportedly set to join the Biden administration’s National Economic Council, appeared this week to have deleted thousands of old tweets as another nominee faced scrutiny over their social media activity.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/nyt-writer-tim-wu-tweets-name-floated-biden-administration-post

Biden’s CIA nominee says US colleges should cut ties with China-backed Confucius Institutes

President Biden’s pick for CIA director appeased GOP lawmakers Wednesday after he suggested Confucius Institute programs should be barred from U.S. public schools and universities.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-cia-nominee-us-colleges-cut-ties-china-connected-confucius-institutes

House passes Equality Act expanding LGBTQ rights amid GOP concerns, including effect on girls' sports

The House voted Thursday to pass the Equality Act, a Democrat-backed bill meant to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/house-passes-equality-act-legal-lgbtq-community-protections

Cuomo jabs Trump vaccine effort amid NY governor's own snowballing controversies

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday took shots at former President Donald Trump’s handling of the COVID-19 vaccine effort, as pressure on the governor mounts over sexual harassment claims and how he handled nursing home patient care in his state.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cuomo-trump-vaccine-new-york-controversies

Rand Paul: Lot of ‘hypocrisy’ from Biden admin on immigration, migrant facilities

The Biden administration is showing "hypocrisy" by reopening a migrant facility that the Trump administration was criticized for using, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said on Thursday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/rand-paul-biden-administration-hypocrisy-biden-administration-immigration

Psaki dodges on whether there’s a crisis at the border

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday wouldn’t say whether there was a crisis at the southern border amid a recent influx of undocumented immigrants.  

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/psaki-crisis-southern-border

Ted Cruz introduces measures to prevent expansion of Supreme Court

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Senate Republicans on Thursday introduced legislation designed to preserve the independence of the Supreme Court, which includes maintaining the number of justices at nine.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/republicans-supreme-court-justices-legislation-constitutional-amendment

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Louisiana GOP Rep. Higgins challenges Biden 'to live without oil & gas'

Louisiana Republican Rep. Clay Higgins floated an environmental challenge to President Biden Tuesday – introducing a House resolution calling on the commander-in-chief to live without any petroleum products.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/louisiana-higgins-biden-live-without-oil

White House to meet with airline CEOs about carbon footprint as Kerry remains silent on private jet use

The White House is reportedly set to discuss carbon emissions reductions with airline CEOs even as it remains silent on the use of a private jet by top climate change adviser John Kerry.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/white-house-meeting-airline-ceos-kerry

West Virginia gov urges Republicans to 'swallow' unrelated spending in Biden COVID-19 relief plan

Republican West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice urged Senate Republicans Wednesday to "swallow" the hefty price tag of President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan, warning lawmakers that "you will leave a lot of people hurting" if they continue to oppose the legislation.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/jim-justice-covid-relief-biden-spending

John Kerry meetings with Iran and Michael Flynn talks with Russian officials: Two different treatments?

A report alleging John Kerry may have colluded with Iran when meeting with its foreign minister is drawing comparisons to the situation of retired Gen. Michael Flynn.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/john-kerry-iran-michael-flynn-logan-act

Undecided Murkowski finds out Tanden tweeted mean things about her through a reporter

Neera Tanden may have botched her last shot to direct the Office of Management and Budget through an old tweet she forgot to delete about Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/murkowski-tanden-tweet-reporter

Baarack, the sheep with over 30kg of wool, gets a haircut

A sheep that was wandering around the Australian bushland for years has received a much-needed trim after he was rescued by an animal sanctuary.

source https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2021/02/24/barack-sheep-haircut-australia-lon-orig-tp.cnn

Amazing close-up of Venus captured by NASA Parker Solar Probe

While on a journey to study the sun, NASA's Parker Solar Probe has captured an incredible new view of Venus.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/24/world/venus-parker-solar-probe-image-scn-trnd/index.html

The politics behind the death penalty's demise in Virginia

More than 400 years after the first execution in Virginia -- of Captain George Kendall, accused in 1608 of spying for Spain -- the Old Dominion is on the cusp of becoming the first former Confederate state to abolish the death penalty.

source https://www.cnn.com/2021/02/24/world/meanwhile-in-america-february-24-intl/index.html

Biden State Department creates 'diversity and inclusion' position

The State Department announced Wednesday the creation of a new diversity officer position along with a council of deputy assistant secretaries from each of its bureaus devoted to the issue.

Annika is back on LPGA Tour, just not for very long

Annika Sorenstam smiled and began shaking her head before she heard the rest of the question, already aware what others might think about one of the LPGA Tour's most dominant players returning to competition after 12 years.

source https://www.foxnews.com/sports/annika-is-back-on-lpga-tour-just-not-for-very-long

Carly Pearce reflects on Michael Ray divorce: 'It was so embarrassing'

Carly Pearce is opening up about her 2020 divorce from Michael Ray.

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/carly-pearce-reflects-michael-ray-divorce

Biden State Department creates 'diversity and inclusion' position

The State Department announced Wednesday the creation of a new diversity officer position along with a council of deputy assistant secretaries from each of its bureaus devoted to the issue.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/biden-admin-diversity-inclusion

CNN goes hours without covering new sexual harassment allegations against Andrew Cuomo

CNN appears to be giving cover to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo by not covering sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by former administration aide Lindsey Boylan.

source https://www.foxnews.com/media/cnn-andrew-cuomo-lindsey-boylan-sexual-harassment-scandal

Undecided Murkowski finds out Tanden tweeted mean things about her through a reporter

Neera Tanden may have botched her last shot to direct the Office of Management and Budget through an old tweet she forgot to delete about Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/murkowski-tanden-tweet-reporter

DC Congresswoman introduces bill to remove 'Emancipation Memorial' featuring Lincoln

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., has reintroduced legislation to remove a statue commemorating emancipation, arguing that 19th-century memorial doesn't do enough to honor slaves' contribution to their own freedom.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/dc-holmes-norton-lincoln-emancipation-statue

De Blasio reacts to ex-staffer accusing him of 'penis politics': Administration is 'majority women'

Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declined Wednesday to directly respond to criticism levied by his former press secretary Karen Hinton, who wrote in a scathing op-ed accusing de Blasio of problematic behavior toward female staffers.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/de-blasio-reacts-daily-news-column-ex-staffer-accusing-him-of-playing-penis-politics

Nancy Pelosi doubles down on police reform named for George Floyd

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday vowed that House lawmakers, in tandem with the Biden administration, will not stop working until the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act becomes law.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/nancy-pelosi-george-floyd-justice-policing-act

Woman reveals unforunate tattoo she got right before coronavirus pandemic: ‘Refuse to wear a mask’

User @wakaflockafloccar posted a video on TikTok explaining her unfortunately-timed tattoo.

source https://www.foxnews.com/lifestyle/woman-reveals-tattoo-before-pandemic-masks

Adorable puppy interrupts DC TV reporter's live shot: 'I'll keep an eye on her'

When you’re working as a reporter, sometimes you have to find the stories, and sometimes they come to you.

source https://www.foxnews.com/lifestyle/adorable-puppy-interrupts-tv-reporters-live-shot-ill-keep-an-eye-on-her

DC Congresswoman introduces bill to remove 'Emancipation Memorial' featuring Lincoln

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., has reintroduced legislation to remove a statue commemorating emancipation, arguing that 19th-century memorial doesn't do enough to honor slaves' contribution to their own freedom.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/dc-holmes-norton-lincoln-emancipation-statue

De Blasio reacts to ex-staffer accusing him of 'penis politics': Administration is 'majority women'

Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declined Wednesday to directly respond to criticism levied by his former press secretary Karen Hinton, who wrote in a scathing op-ed accusing de Blasio of problematic behavior toward female staffers.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/de-blasio-reacts-daily-news-column-ex-staffer-accusing-him-of-playing-penis-politics

Nancy Pelosi doubles down on police reform named for George Floyd

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday vowed that House lawmakers, in tandem with the Biden administration, will not stop working until the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act becomes law.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/nancy-pelosi-george-floyd-justice-policing-act

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

NBA chooses All-Star reserves, with Zion among first-timers

New Orleans forward Zion Williamson now can be called an NBA All-Star, and only three others in the game’s 70-year history have gotten there at a younger age.

source https://www.foxnews.com/sports/nba-chooses-all-star-reserves-with-zion-among-first-timers

Cardi B says plastic surgery has made her feel 'super confident,' 'vindicated'

"WAP" rapper Cardi B opened up to Mariah Carey about having cosmetic surgery performed on her to combat insecurities

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/cardi-b-plastic-surgery-super-confident-vindicated

Pelosi-linked PAC pumps $300G into Dem gerrymandering effort, despite claiming to oppose gerrymandering

A political action committee aligned with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi funneled $300,000 to a Democratic redistricting group led by former Attorney General Eric Holder. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/nancy-pelosi-gerrymandering-eric-holder-redistricting

Ghislaine Maxwell offers to give up UK, French citizenship to get out of jail

Accused sex-trafficking British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell is so desperate to get out of her Brooklyn jail cell that she’s offering to renounce her U.K. and French citizenships in exchange for her freedom, new court papers show.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/ghislaine-maxwell-offers-to-give-up-uk-french-citizenship-to-get-out-of-jail

Pelosi-linked PAC pumps $300G into Dem gerrymandering effort, despite claiming to oppose gerrymandering

A political action committee aligned with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi funneled $300,000 to a Democratic redistricting group led by former Attorney General Eric Holder. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/nancy-pelosi-gerrymandering-eric-holder-redistricting

Biden says US, Canada 'doubled down' on efforts to fight climate change

President Biden hosted his first bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, where the pair pledged to strengthen their partnership and to address the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and a middle-class economic recovery as a team.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-us-canada-fight-climate-change

Biden transition received donations from George Soros, Hollywood celebrities

President Biden’s transition team raised more than $20 million, including contributions from renowned business moguls and staples in the Hollywood celebrity circuit.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-transition-donors

Vehicle crossed center of roadway before crashing: official



source https://www.cnn.com/collections/intl-tiger-woods-0224/

California teacher slams 'rich white parents' worried for kids' health in deleted tweet: 'Sorry/not sorry'

A California teacher has provoked outrage for a tweet dismissing  "rich white parents" for their concerns about their children’s mental health amid school closures, arguing that it only feeds the kids’ "sense of entitlement."

New York grand jury votes not to indict police officers for Daniel Prude death

A grand jury in New York state voted not to indict police officers for the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died of asphyxiation while in police custody in March 2020 in the city of Rochester, state Attorney General Letitia James said on Tuesday.

Memorials, lawsuit mark death anniversary of Ahmaud Arbery

When white men armed with guns pursued and killed Ahmaud Arbery as he ran through their neighborhood, few outside the Georgia port city of Brunswick paid much attention at first.

California teacher slams 'rich white parents' worried for kids' health in deleted tweet: 'Sorry/not sorry'

A California teacher has provoked outrage for a tweet dismissing  "rich white parents" for their concerns about their children’s mental health amid school closures, arguing that it only feeds the kids’ "sense of entitlement."

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/california-teacher-rich-white-parents-kids-health-tweet

UK moves to lift coronavirus lockdowns

For two long months, the UK has been in total lockdown – schools, hospitality, and non-essential shops shut – with people advised to stay at home.

source https://www.foxnews.com/world/uk-moves-to-lift-coronavirus-lockdowns

Biden transition received donations from George Soros, Hollywood celebrities

President Biden’s transition team raised more than $20 million, including contributions from renowned business moguls and staples in the Hollywood celebrity circuit.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-transition-donors

Salma Hayek stuns in makeup-free photo for 'selfie sunday'

Salma Hayek shared a makeup-free selfie on Instagram on Sunday, which received a wealth of praise from her fans.

source https://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/salma-hayek-makeup-free-selfie

New York grand jury votes not to indict police officers for Daniel Prude death

A grand jury in New York state voted not to indict police officers for the death of Daniel Prude, a Black man who died of asphyxiation while in police custody in March 2020 in the city of Rochester, state Attorney General Letitia James said on Tuesday.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/new-york-grand-jury-votes-not-to-indict-police-officers-for-daniel-prude-death

Tiger Woods was set to meet with these two NFL stars prior to car crash

Prior to Tigers Woods’ horrific car crash on Tuesday, the legendary golfer was ready to pass along his knowledge of the game he excelled at for so long to other celebrities and stars.

source https://www.foxnews.com/sports/tiger-woods-meet-two-nfl-stars-prior-car-crash

Cuccinelli to lead initiative to take on Democrats’ sweeping HR 1 election bill

In his post-Trump administration days, Ken Cuccinelli is taking on an initiative to both restore confidence in election systems and drum up opposition to Democrats’ sweeping HR 1 election bill. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cuccinelli-conservative-initiative-dems-sweeping-hr-1-election-bill

Iranian dissidents urge Biden to keep up pressure on Tehran, say regime at ‘weakest point in history’

Iranian dissidents are calling on the Biden administration to keep up the pressure on the country's leaders, arguing that the regime is at its "weakest point in history" -- even as the administration looks set to re-engage with Tehran.

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/iranian-biden-pressure-on-tehran-weakest-point

Taijuan Walker takes back seat on new team --to Mr. Met

Taijuan Walker is taking a back seat on his new team — to Mr. Met.

source https://www.foxnews.com/sports/taijuan-walker-takes-back-seat-on-new-team-to-mr-met

Memorials, lawsuit mark death anniversary of Ahmaud Arbery

When white men armed with guns pursued and killed Ahmaud Arbery as he ran through their neighborhood, few outside the Georgia port city of Brunswick paid much attention at first.

source https://www.foxnews.com/us/memorials-lawsuit-mark-death-anniversary-of-ahmaud-arbery

Cuccinelli to lead initiative to take on Democrats’ sweeping HR 1 election bill

In his post-Trump administration days, Ken Cuccinelli is taking on an initiative to both restore confidence in election systems and drum up opposition to Democrats’ sweeping HR 1 election bill. 

source https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cuccinelli-conservative-initiative-dems-sweeping-hr-1-election-bill

The 74-year-old 'Black Widow' killer who murdered her lovers with cyanide

At 75, Isao Kakehi was in good health and in love. source https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/25/asia/japan-black-widow-killer-intl-hnk-dst/index....