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News : Offbeat

Judge drops some charges against ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort

Friday  21:25,   19 october 2018
reuters

U.S. prosecutors on Friday agreed to drop criminal charges against Paul Manafort that a jury deadlocked on earlier this... >>>

Trump administration set to expand religious exemptions to birth control coverage

Friday  21:25,   19 october 2018
msn

The rules would probably expand religious and moral exemptions for covering birth control in employer health insurance plans, a move that critics say would limit women’s access to contraception. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

GOP Rep. Jason Lewis once mocked women who felt traumatized by unwanted touching

Friday  20:45,   19 october 2018
cnn

Republican Rep. Jason Lewis once mocked women who were traumatized by unwanted sexual advances, a CNN KFile review of his former radio show reveals. The Minnesota congressman made his comment during a November 2011 broadcast of "The Jason Lewis... >>>

Julian Assange sues Ecuador for 'violating his rights'

Friday  20:45,   19 october 2018
cnn

Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange is launching legal action against the government of Ecuador for "violating his fundamental... >>>

Caravan migrants turn back at Mexico border

Friday  20:45,   19 october 2018
msn

Thousands of migrants traveling in a caravan briefly moved toward a border crossing on the Mexico-Guatemala frontier before turning... >>>

Rihanna backed players, turned down SB LIII halftime: Report

Friday  20:31,   19 october 2018
reuters

Superstar singer Rihanna turned down an invitation to perform at the 2019 Super Bowl in solidarity with protesting NFL players, according to multiple reports. "The NFL and CBS really wanted Rihanna to be next year's performer in Atlanta," a source... >>>

Missing Wisconsin teen: Authorities receive more than 800 tips in search for Jayme Closs

Friday  20:31,   19 october 2018
usatoday

The Wausau Police Department sent a therapist and school resource officer to help students as a search crew fanned out to look for... >>>

Shooter in Colorado Walmart slayings of 3 faces sentencing

Friday  20:05,   19 october 2018
msn

The man who pleaded guilty to shooting and killing three people in a suburban Denver Walmart last year is returning to court for... >>>

White House Correspondents' Association slams Trump's 'praise for a violent assault' against reporter

Friday  20:05,   19 october 2018
washingtonexaminer

The White House Correspondents' Association issued a rare public denunciation of President... >>>

Mom of 'affluenza teen' released on bond

Friday  19:55,   19 october 2018
msn

Tonya Couch, mother of "affluenza teen" Ethan Couch, was released from the Tarrant County jail on... >>>

How 1980s excess fueled today's Mega Millions mania

Friday  19:41,   19 october 2018
msn

As Americans dreamed of luxury, it became increasingly unattainable. Enter the... >>>

Mega Millions jackpot hits $1B thanks to worsening odds

Friday  19:41,   19 october 2018
msn

If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are. Friday night's Mega Millions grand prize is now $1 billion, continuing a trend of giant jackpots. It's the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history and joins >>>

New Treasury rules offer investors big tax breaks

Friday  19:31,   19 october 2018
cnbc

The opportunity zones come with several tax advantages. Capital gains placed in a certified opportunity zone fund will not be taxed through the end of 2026 or when the investment is sold, whichever comes first. Any gains from the fund are... >>>

Sean Hannity attending Ted Cruz events in Houston, Beaumont

Friday  19:30,   19 october 2018
chron

Radio and TV personality Sean Hannity is set to do a pair of town-hall-style rallies with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz this... >>>

Bill Gates says Paul Allen 'deserved more time in life' in a moving tribute to his Microsoft cofounder

Friday  19:30,   19 october 2018
businessinsider

Bill Gates has published a tribute to his Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen in The Wall Street Journal. He reflects on meeting Allen in high school, and starting Microsoft together, and writes 'Paul deserved more time in... >>>