Day: February 11, 2019

Opinion | Democrats rebuke one of their own

Opinion | Democrats rebuke one of their own

February 11, 2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) arrives before President Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress last week. (Andrew Harnik/AP) Jennifer Rubin Opinion writer covering politics and policy, foreign and domestic We’ve argued that when it comes to racism, sexism or other bad behavior and language, Democrats are much more…

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Source: Bucks co-owner fined for tampering

Source: Bucks co-owner fined for tampering

February 11, 2019

Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry has been fined $25,000 for referencing a report that Anthony Davis listed the Bucks as a preferred landing spot, saying in part: “We hope it would be players like Anthony Davis and others who want to come to Milwaukee.”

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2019 NFL Draft: A Steelers mock draft that will “Mess With Your Mind” – Behind the Steel Curtain

2019 NFL Draft: A Steelers mock draft that will “Mess With Your Mind” – Behind the Steel Curtain

February 11, 2019

I write this article to make two points. First, the Steelers are a very good team that can afford to take an almost pure Best Player Available (“BPA”) approach to Round 1 of the 2019 NFL draft. Excise quarterbacks, offensive linemen and defensive linemen from the equation and anything else will fly if the player…

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Delaware woman wins $1.5 million breastfeeding discrimination case against KFC franchisee

Delaware woman wins $1.5 million breastfeeding discrimination case against KFC franchisee

February 11, 2019

CLOSE Here are some of the top stories we’re following for today. 2/11/19 Damian Giletto and Daniel Sato, Delaware News Journal A jury has ruled that a Kentucky Fried Chicken franchisee must pay a Delaware woman it once employed more than $1.5 million in damages related to workplace discrimination that ultimately made it impossible for her to…

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George Clooney on his ‘Catch-22’ TV series, and the ‘life-changing’ experience of ‘ER’

George Clooney on his ‘Catch-22’ TV series, and the ‘life-changing’ experience of ‘ER’

February 11, 2019

George Clooney as Scheisskopf, Christopher Abbott as Yossarian and Pico Alexander as Clevinger in Hulu’s new adaptation of “Catch-22.” (Photo: Philipe Antonello, Philipe Antonello / Hulu) PASADENA, Calif. – Twenty-five years after he began his breakout role on NBC’s “ER,” George Clooney is back in a new TV series.  Not just any series, but Hulu’s six-episode adaptation of…

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Beltway Warriors Target China as the Next Global Threat

Beltway Warriors Target China as the Next Global Threat

February 11, 2019

Can you please refer me to that historic date at the end of 2001, the day when the world as we had known it was transformed, changing the global balance of power in a way that the international position of the United States would never be the same? No, I do not have September 11,…

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Opening troubles, middle-order muddle leave India with plenty to ponder

Opening troubles, middle-order muddle leave India with plenty to ponder

February 11, 2019

India’s 3-0 whitewash at the hands of New Zealand in the T20Is exposed the chronic infirmity of their batting line-up. With a home series lined up against England next month, and about a year out from the next T20 World Cup, there’s plenty for India’s think tank to ponder (and amend). ESPNcricinfo underlines a few…

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Football could be coming to NASCAR’s Daytona International Speedway, report says – Fox News

Football could be coming to NASCAR’s Daytona International Speedway, report says – Fox News

February 11, 2019

First downs at Daytona International Speedway? It could happen. Not during NASCAR’s Daytona 500, but in a football game. The idea of hosting one at the track has been bouncing around for a couple of years now, and the facility’s public relations director, Andrew Booth, told Forbes that it is still under consideration. When the…

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Joy Behar tells Meghan McCain not to ‘have a hissy fit’ in heated exchange on ‘The View’

Joy Behar tells Meghan McCain not to ‘have a hissy fit’ in heated exchange on ‘The View’

February 11, 2019

CLOSE A photo of “View” host Joy Behar dressed as a “beautiful African woman” is resurfacing amidst numerous blackface scandals. USA TODAY Joy Behar and Meghan McCain are back at it again on “The View,” this time engaging in a heated argument on Monday’s episode. This isn’t the first time the two co-hosts have hashed…

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Parents outline demands, threaten lawsuit over alleged strip search of four black 12-year-old girls

Parents outline demands, threaten lawsuit over alleged strip search of four black 12-year-old girls

February 11, 2019

CLOSE Zulayka Mckinstry of Binghamton addresses the school board over allegations that school officials strip searched four girls, including her daughter. Ashley Biviano, pressconnects.com The parents of four preteen girls who say they were strip-searched at East Middle School have outlined a list of demands to the Binghamton City School District through the NAACP Legal Defense Fund,…

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