Day: June 12, 2019

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. Officers in Russia Inquiry Review

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. Officers in Russia Inquiry Review

June 12, 2019

WASHINGTON — Justice Department officials intend to interview senior C.I.A. officers as they review the Russia investigation, according to people briefed on the matter, indicating they are focused partly on the intelligence agencies’ most explosive conclusion about the 2016 election: that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened to benefit Donald J. Trump. The interview…

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Error-prone Pakistan squander their advantage

Error-prone Pakistan squander their advantage

June 12, 2019

Sarfaraz Ahmed won the toss and chose to bowl. Aaron Finch said if he had won it he would’ve bowled too. Pakistan picked four pacers and dropped their legspinner. Australia picked four pacers and dropped their legspinner. Down below the pitch looked like something Mohammad Asif had dreamt up; up above the clouds looked like…

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Cousins – I’m .500 QB, need wins for ‘next level’ – ESPN

Cousins – I’m .500 QB, need wins for ‘next level’ – ESPN

June 12, 2019

EAGAN, Minn. — Making the jump from Year 1 to Year 2 of the Kirk Cousins era in Minnesota, Vikings coaches and front-office personnel have been adamant that statistics, no matter how impressive they appear, won’t cut it if they don’t translate to wins and a shot at a postseason run. This offseason, Vikings general…

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Dominican Republic police: Suspects were hired to shoot David Ortiz; six detained

Dominican Republic police: Suspects were hired to shoot David Ortiz; six detained

June 12, 2019

CLOSE USA TODAY Sports’ Bob Nightengale discusses the reactions of the baseball community after David Ortiz was wounded in a shooting in the Dominican Republic. USA TODAY Dominican Republic police director Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte said at a news conference Wednesday that the suspects in the shooting of David Ortiz had been hired to do so. According…

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House panel votes contempt for Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

House panel votes contempt for Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

June 12, 2019

CLOSE The Supreme Court’s conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to uphold the Trump administration’s plan to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census, despite evidence that millions of Hispanics and immigrants could go uncounted. (April 23) AP, AP WASHINGTON – A House panel voted Wednesday to hold two members of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet in…

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Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal

Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal

June 12, 2019

CLOSE John Vandemoer’s case has unique circumstances meaning his sentence might not signal other “Varsity Blues” defendants will avoid prison. USA TODAY BOSTON – Former Stanford University head sailing coach John Vandemoer was sentenced Wednesday to home supervision – not prison – for his actions in the nation’s college admissions scandal, a blow to prosecutors who had sought to…

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Kevin Durant has surgery for torn right Achilles tendon

Kevin Durant has surgery for torn right Achilles tendon

June 12, 2019

CLOSE What I’m Hearing: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt discuss reaction to Kevin Durant’s Achillies injury in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. USA TODAY The Golden State Warriors’ worst fears were confirmed: Kevin Durant suffered a torn right Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night, and he had surgery…

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Patriots file tampering charge against Texans for pursuit of Nick Caserio, per report

Patriots file tampering charge against Texans for pursuit of Nick Caserio, per report

June 12, 2019

CLOSE SportsPulse: Minicamps are in full swing and training camps are just over a month away. We can’t wait, so Lorenzo Reyes picked the biggest storylines we will sink our teeth into this upcoming NFL season. USA TODAY The New England Patriots have filed a tampering claim against the Houston Texans for the pursuit of…

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Tearful Mira Sorvino says ‘I was date-raped,’ advocates for statute of limitations changes

Tearful Mira Sorvino says ‘I was date-raped,’ advocates for statute of limitations changes

June 12, 2019

CLOSE Actress Mira Sorvino spoke at a news conference at the New York state Capitol on June 12, 2019, and described how she was the victim of sexual harassment and date rape as she urged for stronger state laws. Joseph Spector, Albany Bureau Chief ALBANY — Oscar-winning actress Mira Sorvino tearfully revealed Wednesday that she is…

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This Kentucky distillery will release its first bourbon in 102 years

This Kentucky distillery will release its first bourbon in 102 years

June 12, 2019

Kentucky Peerless Distilling Company announced Tuesday morning that it will be releasing its first bourbon in 102 years on June 22, 2019.

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