Monthly Archives: December 2017

Trump pulls brakes on $13B Obama-backed rail-tunnel plan

Amtrak riders board a train at Penn Station in New York City in an undated photo.  (Associated Press) An Obama-era plan to have the federal government finance half of a $13 billion rail tunnel project ran into a red light Friday from the Trump administration. The plan, proposed under President Barack Obama in 2015, includes […]

Nick Cassavetes and Daughter Barbie Grab Lunch Day After Custody Victory

Nick Cassavetes Out to Lunch with Daughter Day After Custody Win 12/30/2017 4:43 PM PST Nick Cassavetes and his daughter are back together in L.A. … and grabbed some lunch to celebrate their reunion. “The Notebook” director and his 12-year-old girl, Barbie, were spotted at Jerry’s Deli in Studio City Saturday … just a day […]

DOJ not appealing transgender military ruling, but not abandoning case

The Department of Justice said it would not appeal the rejection of its stay request in the transgender military case, however, officials told Fox News the DOJ was not abandoning the case, either. A federal judge earlier this month rejected President Trump’s call to delay the enlistment of transgender people in the military, setting a […]

Pink Has the Easiest, Best Advice for Self-Critical Moms Everywhere

Pink‘s music has always carried the message of embracing your flaws and finding power in your imperfections, and the way she lives her personal life is no different. Pink and husband Corey Hart are the parents of 6-year-old Willow and 1-year-old Jameson Moon, and she seems totally upfront on social media about all the messiness […]

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee once named ‘meanest’ member of Congress

Controversy over Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee’s airline seat Fellow passenger claims she was bumped from her first class seat in favor of the Democrat from Texas; did race play a role? Reaction and analysis from conservative radio host Larry O’Connor and Democratic strategist Michael Starr Hopkins. Years before she was accused of receiving preferential treatment […]

6 of the Most Bromantic Moments From Prince Harry and Barack Obama’s BBC Interview

2017 might have been a garbage, dumpster-fire year (onward, 2018!), but if there were any bright moments, they came when bromancers-in-chief Prince Harry and Barack Obama got together—meetings that caused a spring-like warmth to creep through the chill of the encroaching nuclear winter. And on Wednesday, we were treated to one last 2017 meeting of […]

Three US cities sue Pentagon over failure to report convictions

Three major U.S. cities on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Defense Department for allegedly failing to report criminal convictions of people in the military to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and its national gun background check database. The lawsuit – filed by officials in New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco – seeks a court […]

Beyonce, Jay-Z’s House Developers Sued For Not Paying Contractors for Dirt Work

Beyonce and Jay-Z House Developers Sued … We Did Dirt Work, You Did Us Dirty! 12/26/2017 4:08 PM PST EXCLUSIVE The folks who built Beyonce and Jay-Z‘s new Bel-Air house apparently scored a fortune off them, but screwed the little guy who did the dirty work … this according to a new lawsuit. Qwest Engineering […]

‘Life is too short to be living someone else’s dream’: The extraordinary and debauched life of Hugh Hefner, the original Playboy who turned a love of movies, sex and women into a global empire

He was eulogized by his only son as a media and cultural pioneer as his death at the age of 91 was announced late on Wednesday. It was an apt description for Hugh Hefner, the pipe-smoking, hedonist Playboy creator who revved up sexual revolution in the 1950s and built an empire out of the tried […]

Bitcoin’s price rebounds, briefly topping $16,000

Bitcoin’s rebound took it briefly above $16,000 on Tuesday as traders of the world’s biggest digital currency sought to end its roller-coaster five-day slump. The currency rose as high as $16,132.09 and was poised for the biggest gain on a closing basis in more than two weeks and the first in six days. It was […]