Newly hired American men's soccer coach Gregg Berhalter earned nearly as much from the U.S. Soccer Federation in the fiscal year ending last March 31 as women's counterpart Jill Ellis
The case of Lori Vallow's missing kids has made headlines for months—and the Idaho mom's gallivanting around Hawaii with current husband Chad Daybell has grabbed press in recent days. They're the couple who fled Idaho in November as police began asking questions about Lori's 7-year-old adopted son, JJ, and...
Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said the Democratic National Committee should determine what happens if no candidate has a clear majority of delegates required to win the party's nomination heading into their July convention. (Feb. 19)
Lack of Sleep Is Causing Your Sugar Cravings, Study Reveals The analysis can be found in the 'Journal of the American Heart Association.' It says that the connection between sleep deprivation and sugar consumption is especially noticeable in women. A survey of over 500 female subjects was used, with 30 percent saying they slept less than seven hours a night. On average, those who reported this amount of rest ate up to 800 more calories per day. This is due to them consuming more than the recommended intake of sugar and saturated fats. They were also not meeting the mark for consumption of healthy products. Senior study author Dr. Brooke Aggarwal says that one can adopt "good sleep hygiene" to combat the issue. This includes going to bed at the same time daily and shutting off devices before your sleep. Dr. Brooke Aggarwal, via CNN Dr. Brooke Aggarwal, via CNN
The Mormon Church has a top secret $100 billion fund. According to Business Insider, the church has a huge stakes in tech companies. Ensign Peak Advisors had a $40 billion stock portfolio at the end of 2019, SEC filings show. This includes $6 billion worth of shares in Microsoft, Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, and Intel. Ensign doesn't hold Coca-Cola or Starbucks. Ensign doesn't invest in caffeine stocks.
Julian Assange's extradition hearing begins on Monday, but an explosive claim was heard in a pre-trial hearing Wednesday in London: that Assange was in August 2017 allegedly offered a pardon by President Trump if he would say Russia had no role in the leak of DNC emails, which WikiLeaks subsequently...
Trump Reportedly Offered Assange a Pardon to Deny Russian Hack of DNC Emails The revelation was made on Wednesday at Westminster magistrates court in London by Julian Assange's lawyer. The evidence presented alleges former U.S. congressman Dana Rohrabacher visited Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Assange spent several years living in the embassy under asylum, avoiding numerous charges against him. Rohrabacher allegedly told Assange "on instructions from the president, he was offering a pardon or some other way out..." "...if Mr. Assange…said Russia had nothing to do with the DNC [Democratic National Committee] leaks." The evidence was ruled admissible by the London District Judge. Published on WikiLeaks, the hacked DNC emails are thought to have caused significant damage to Hilary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign. A White House spokeswoman responded to news of the claim. Stephanie Grisham, W.H., via 'The Guardian' According to 'The Guardian,' Trump invited Rohrabacher to the White House in Sep. of 2017. The WikiLeaks founder is set to begin trial next week in an attempt to block his extradition to the U.S. Assange faces 18 U.S. charges, including conspiracy. If convicted, he could receive a sentence of up to 175 years in prison.
President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on the Justice Department, but there is little worry on either end of Pennsylvania Avenue that Attorney General William Barr will follow through on his threat to resign over presidential meddling
Here's the latest for Wednesday, February 19th: Lawyer says Assange was offered US pardon if he cleared Russia; Trump ousts DOD official connected to Ukraine aid; Blagojevich thanks Trump for commutation; IoT predicted to become big for industrial apps.
The third teenage suspect in the fatal stabbing of Barnard College student Tessa Majors was arrested after he turned himself in to police Wednesday morning, CNN reports. Police arrested a 13-year-old boy the day after the Dec. 11 attack in New York City's Morningside Park, and on Friday arrested the...
Brigham Young University in Utah has revised its strict code of conduct to strip a rule that banned any behavior that reflected “homosexual feelings," which LGBTQ students and their allies felt created an unfair double standard not imposed on heterosexual couples
Harry and Meghan have 42 more days as senior royals. A spokesperson for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex says they will formally step down as senior royals on March 31, meaning they will no longer carry out official duties for the queen after that date, the BBC reports. They...
A former federal prosecutor says President Trump's clemencies seem to be aimed at individuals convicted of conduct "eerily similar" to what the president himself has been accused of. (Feb. 19)
Reuters/Gary Cameron Under "Medicare for All," everyone in the US would receive comprehensive health coverage from the government. The idea has sparked many months of fierce debate between moderate and progressive candidates who agree on expanding insurance coverage, but disagree on the mechanism to do it. Though specifics are missing on how Medicare for All would likely work, we can start gauging the effects some of the proposals could have on insurers, drug companies, employers, patients, providers and hospitals. Read on for more of the possible effects of Medicare for All ahead of the NBC News Democratic Debate tonight in Las Vegas.
Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the Democratic National Committee should determine what happens if no candidate has a clear majority of delegates required to win the party’s nomination heading into their July convention
'Sonic the Hedgehog' Beats 'Detective Pikachu' Box Office Record 'Sonic the Hedgehog' has secured the best opening weekend for a video game adaptation movie. The movie raked in $57 million at the box office, beating 2019's Pokémon Detective Pikachu, which made $54 million during its launch period. Chris Aronson, Paramount, to 'Variety' The release date of the movie was pushed back after the initial design of the hedgehog caused backlash. 'Sonic' star Jim Carrey recently insisted he believes the redesign of the titular character made the film "much better," and it "turned out to be a great thing". Jim Carrey, via statement
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren promised she would never have a super pac for the primaries. Now, it looks like she's going back on her promise. What caused the change of heart? Warren's currently in sixth place in the Democratic primary fight. Warren will get help in the final days before Nevada’s caucuses from a super PAC. The organization, Persist, filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday. The pac launched a new commercial in Nevada backing Warren’s White House bid.
NASCAR driver Ryan Newman was released from the hospital Wednesday , less than 48 hours after a horrific crash at the Daytona 500 that many initially feared would be fatal. How did he survive? While USA Today notes the final answer to that question won't be known until the investigation is...
AccuWeather's Lincoln Riddle heads to East Rutherford, New Jersey, to try out indoor skiing at Big SNOW American Dream, the first indoor ski slope in North America.
Caroline Flack’s Death Ruled a Suicide Following Release of Unpublished Instagram Post According to U.K. coroners, the death of ‘Love Island’ host Caroline Flack has been ruled suicide by hanging. Flack, who was found unresponsive in her London home on Feb. 15, was due in court in March for assault charges. The official ruling of her death follows the release of an unpublished Instagram post by the 40-year-old presenter’s family. In the post, which was written shortly before her death, Flack spoke about the assault charges and how they had destroyed her life. Caroline Flack, via BBC Flack also addressed how her issues were being used as “entertainment,” saying that the “shame and toxic opinions” she’d brushed off for years had become overwhelming. Caroline Flack, via BBC