Generally
General
512

Las Vegas mass murderer’s ex-mistress has fake gun seized from her in New Zealand: report

A former mistress of Stephen Paddock – the gunman who authorities say killed 58 people in Las Vegas in October 2017 – had a fake weapon seized from her by police on Thursday, according to a report.
Load more
Read full article on: foxnews.com
unread news
unread news
Rangers’ Igor Shesterkin racking up milestones at a rapid pace
Maybe it wasn’t the competitive imbalance in the KHL skewing Igor Shesterkin’s numbers after all. Because the Rangers rookie Russian goalie won yet again, backstopping his team to a 3-2 win over the Sharks at the Garden on Saturday night. The 44-save performance followed his 27-save win in Carolina on Friday night, giving the 24-year-old...
nypost.com
Dave Ayres, 42, emergency goaltender and Zamboni driver gets win in NHL debut
Dave Ayres, a 42-year-old goaltender, was victorious in his National Hockey League debut for the Carolina Hurricanes in Toronto on Saturday evening.
edition.cnn.com
New Orleans bans tandem floats for the rest of Mardi Gras season after second deadly parade accident
New Orleans officials have banned tandem floats from parading during the rest of the Mardi Gras season after two people were killed in separate accidents this week. The incidents -- one on Wednesday and the other on Saturday -- both involved tandem floats, which are two or more floats connected together by a hitch and pulled by one tractor.
edition.cnn.com
A miniature service horse finally flew on a plane after months of training. It could be the last time
First-time flyers are typically nervous, anxious or downright excited. Not Fred. After months of training, the miniature service horse's first flight was a breeze.
edition.cnn.com
Judge Jeanine blasts Bloomberg: 'The man is so wishy-washy and spineless'
Judge Jeanine Pirro had a lot to say Saturday night about Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg and the campaign he has run so far, calling the billionaire media mogul an "elitist."
foxnews.com
Nets’ Jarrett Allen not ‘tripping’ about sitting during 4th quarters
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For the first time in six games, Jarrett Allen got some fourth-quarter minutes — and even that was fewer than two minutes in a blowout laugher. But Nets coach Kenny Atkinson insisted he hasn’t lost faith in his starting center, and he isn’t worried about the 21-year-old’s confidence. “No. It’s not the...
nypost.com
Sarah Sanders warns Trump backers about Bernie's momentum: 'We can take nothing for granted'
Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders warned supporters of President Trump on Saturday night not to underestimate Sen. Bernie Sanders following his projected victory in the Nevada Democratic caucuses.
foxnews.com
UPDATE 2-Japan minister apologises after woman who left virus-stricken ship tests positive
Japan's health minister has apologised after a woman who was allowed to leave a coronavirus-infected cruise ship docked near Tokyo tested positive for the virus.
1 h
reuters.com
South Korea to raise disease alert level to highest as coronavirus cases climb
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday that the government will raise the country's disease alert by one notch to the highest level in a bid to contain a surge in new cornavirus cases.
1 h
reuters.com
Broad-based support powers Sanders to big win in Nevada Democratic vote
Broad-based support across age, racial and ideological groups propelled Bernie Sanders to a dominant victory in Nevada's Democratic caucuses, tightening his grip on the front-runner spot in the race to find a challenger to President Donald Trump.
1 h
reuters.com
MSNBC's Chris Matthews compares Sanders' Nevada win to France's fall to Nazis, draws calls for his firing
MSNBC’s Chris Matthews Saturday compared Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., decisive win in Nevada to France's fall to German forces in 1940.
1 h
foxnews.com
South Korea's virus cases soar, Israel refuses entry to Korean plane passengers
South Korea's confirmed cases of coronavirus jumped by 123 to 556 and its death toll rose to four on Sunday, with a majority of cases linked to a church in the southeastern city of Daegu.
2 h
reuters.com
Daredevil dies after homemade rocket crashes in desert while filming TV show
A daredevil has died after crashing in a homemade rocket he had launched himself while he was filming a program.
2 h
abcnews.go.com
A YouTuber's fancy Bali vacation sure looked nice. Nope, the photos were taken in an Ikea
Natalia Taylor posted a series of photos to her Instagram to trick her followers into thinking she traveled to Bali, Indonesia. But the photos were really from IKEA.
2 h
edition.cnn.com
Law students say they don't get mental health treatment for fear it will keep them from becoming lawyers. Some states are trying to change that
Before classes had even begun, a judge stood in front of Justin's law school class to tell them about the parts of their life that would be examined to determine if they were qualified to become lawyers. Along with questions about speeding tickets, academic history, and violations of law, he told them, prospective lawyers would need to open up about their mental health, including any diagnosed conditions.
2 h
edition.cnn.com
The Life and Death of Amie Harwick
An investigation into the death of a Hollywood therapist. Did the system do enough to protect her from alleged killer Gareth Pursehouse? Her former fiancé Drew Carey calls for updated laws. "48 Hours" Erin Moriarty reports.
2 h
cbsnews.com
Markazi: The fists of Tyson Fury live up to the heavy hype
'The king has returned,' Tyson Fury said after he dominated Deontay Wilder in the highly anticipated rematch of the unbeaten heavyweights Saturday night.
2 h
latimes.com
Furious Tyson Fury gives Deontay Wilder a licking
Tyson Fury deals Deontay Wilder his first loss and takes the WBC heavyweight title with a seventh-round TKO in their big rematch on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
2 h
latimes.com
Judge blocks the transfer of coronavirus patients to a city in Southern California
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the transfer of people infected with the coronavirus to a city in Southern California until a hearing set for this week.
2 h
edition.cnn.com
Sanders Democrats Have Forgotten the Lessons of the 1919 Propaganda Film Bolshevism on Trial
A terrifying look at the twin evils of socialism and no-fault divorce that is as relevant today as when it was filmed, a century ago.
2 h
slate.com
Second person in three days killed by a Mardi Gras parade float in New Orleans
A man was fatally struck by a Mardi Gras parade float in New Orleans Saturday night, marking the second such death in four days during the celebration, according to local reports. The man was hit by a float rolling in the popular Krewe of Endymion parade on Canal Street, Nola.com reported. The tragedy brought an...
3 h
nypost.com
MMA fighters react to Tyson Fury's TKO of Deontay Wilder in rematch
Although it was a busy weekend in MMA, the focus of the combat sports world on Saturday was on Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder.        Related StoriesTwitter reacts to Dan Hooker's narrow win over Paul Felder at UFC on ESPN+ 26Dan Hooker, Paul Felder hospitalized after UFC on ESPN+ 26 'Fight of the Night'UFC on ESPN+ 26 bonuses: Dan Hooker vs. Paul Felder an obvious 'Fight of the Night' 
3 h
usatoday.com
How ‘Stewardship’ Aims to Make Passive Funds Greener: QuickTake
What happens when the century’s two biggest investment trends collide? That is, what happens when pressure to make climate change a focus of investment decisions runs into the multi-trillion dollar flow of money into passively managed funds, many of which are locked into holding shares of big carbon emitters? One response has been a new emphasis on the concept of stewardship. The companies that run the largest passive funds (and some active-management peers) call stewardship an organized effort
3 h
washingtonpost.com
Tyson Fury defeats Deontay Wilder in rematch: Best photos
Check out these photos highlighting Tyson Fury's TKO win over Deontary Wilder to become WBC heavyweight champion.        Related StoriesDan Hooker def. Paul Felder at UFC on ESPN+ 26: Best photosJimmy Crute def. Michal Oleksiejczuk at UFC on ESPN+ 26: Best photosYan Xiaonan def. Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC on ESPN+ 26: Best photos 
3 h
usatoday.com
Tyson Fury beats Deontay Wilder in 7th-round TKO to win title
LAS VEGAS — Tyson Fury is a heavyweight champion once again, dominating Deontay Wilder in their title rematch on Saturday night before Wilder’s corner threw in the towel in the seventh round. Fury, the boxer in the first fight, turned puncher as he dropped Wilder in the third and fifth rounds and was landing at...
3 h
nypost.com
This lizard makes art that's raising money for Australia bushfire relief
A lizard named Winston is raising money for Australia bushfire relief by dipping its claws and tail into different paint colors and walking across a canvas.
3 h
edition.cnn.com
The Sex Scandal That Killed Privacy in France
Until this month, Benjamin Griveaux was a rather lackluster candidate for mayor of Paris, treading water in third place. He’d been the French government spokesman under President Emmanuel Macron and his weak mayoral run seemed faintly emblematic of Macron’s dimming political fortunes. And then, suddenly, came the leaked texts and videos, in which Griveaux tells—and shows!—a woman who’s not his wife just how excited he is to see her.The repercussions were swift. Griveaux, ashen-faced, withdrew from the race. Jaws dropped across France. Not from the shock that he had apparently cheated on his wife, with whom he has three young children. Or even from the surprise that Griveaux, who is 42, took the risk of filming himself masturbating. But rather because the exchange had been leaked, and had led to something that never happens in France: a politician stepping down because of something in his private life.[Read: France, where #MeToo becomes #PasMoi]It seems weirdly fitting that the story begins with the Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky, who leaked Griveaux’s messages on a self-made website called pornopolique.com. Pavlensky, 35, is best known for nailing his scrotum to the cobblestones of Red Square, a 2013 action he said should be seen as “a metaphor for the apathy, political indifference and fatalism of contemporary Russian society.” In posting the messages, the artist, who has political-refugee status in France, decried the “hypocrisy” of Griveaux, who had depicted himself as a family man during his campaign. French media have identified the woman with whom Griveaux exchanged the messages in 2018 as Alexandra De Taddeo, a 29-year-old student who subsequently became involved with Pavlensky. (She has confirmed that she was the recipient of the messages, but denies active involvement in publishing them, according to Le Monde. Pavlensky has said that he stole the material from her computer.)Far more than a titillating local curiosity, or even just France’s version of the Anthony Weiner scandal, #GriveauxGate has brought together not only sex, politics, and morality in the #MeToo era, but also digital surveillance, possible Russia connections, conspiracy theories, a whiff of kompromat, and a cast of characters that’s Quai d’Orsay meets Call My Agent meets Black Mirror. With each passing day, it becomes less clear whether #GriveauxGate reflects the influence of America on French political life, or whether something more sinister is afoot, at a time when privacy is eroding everywhere.Griveaux is widely seen as a victim of a nasty sting, even by people who condemn his behavior. Politicians and citizens across the political spectrum have denounced what they see as the Americanization of French political life—an apparent intrusion of an irritating puritan morality. How dare this happen here, where private life is sacred! Except this time around, the outrage is combined with the cold shower brought about by the era of social media and Big Data surveillance, in which politicians have discovered that they’re as vulnerable as anyone else to online leaks.In the weekly newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche, Richard Ferrand, the president of the National Assembly and a socialist, warned: “Let’s not confuse transparency and voyeurism, the prelude to a kind of inquisition. At this rate, who will take the risk of public life if it could become the ante-chamber of a permanent lynching?” The columnist Philippe Val declared that “the opacity of private life is the foundation, the primordial motivation of all democratic construction. Without it, liberty is an empty word.” The only two politicians who probably didn’t “have coitus,” Val continued, were Robespierre, “who started the Terror and sent his friends and almost all the intellectuals of his era to the guillotine; and Hitler.” (Yes, believe it or not, this has been the tenor of the debate.)Other commentators think Griveaux could have been more careful. Anne Roumanoff, also in Le Journal du Dimanche, offered a list of suggestions: “1. You have the right to have extramarital relations. This is France, everyone understands that sometimes you need to reduce the pressure a bit. You don’t have to be irreproachable, but you should be discreet. 2. Avoid showcasing your marriage on the covers of magazines and talking about your family with a loving voice if you’re not irreproachable.”She advised Griveaux to use a dedicated cellphone that doesn’t display his name. Then: “4. Don’t send sexts, you’re not a teenager.” Rather than writing, “Can’t wait to see you and your magnificent breasts again this evening. Look what a state you’ve got me in this morning”—which is what the leaked texts read—she suggested something like, “See you at 7 p.m. to review the documents. We need to dig deep, the problem is getting harder.”Griveaux hasn’t verified that it’s him in the video on Pavlensky’s site, which the French government has shut down. But his lawyer, Richard Malka, is suing for illegally publishing private material. (This scandal has expanded my French vocabulary considerably, but the French term for revenge porn turns out to be … revenge porn.)In the United States, a politician’s private life is generally seen as fair game for public scrutiny. But America has several times elected leaders whose personal lives are not, shall we say, beyond reproach. And France has also previously violated the private lives of its public figures, not least in 2014, when a tabloid published images of then-President François Hollande showing up on a moped to deliver croissants to Julie Gayet, the actress with whom he was having an affair.[Read: France’s growing pushback against Roman Polanski]Publishing the photos marked a big change. President François Mitterrand famously kept a second family out of the public eye. (In 2016, Anne Pingeot, the president’s former lover with whom he had a daughter, published a collection of 1,200 of their love letters, some of which are truly beautiful.) It was an open secret in France that Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the Socialist politician and former managing director of the International Monetary Fund, had a penchant for swingers’ clubs. In 2012, he was arrested on charges of assaulting a hotel maid in New York, charges that were subsequently dropped. In 2015, he was acquitted on charges of soliciting prostitution. (As a young socialist, Griveaux in fact worked with Strauss-Kahn.)If #GriveauxGate marks a watershed moment in France, it’s not entirely because of the Americanization of French morals. But I doubt that Griveaux would have stepped down before the #MeToo era. Today, things men got away with in the past no longer fly, even in France. A prime example (and far more egregious than the Griveaux case) is Gabriel Matzneff, a French writer of middling reputation who bragged and wrote about engaging in pedophilia and was protected for decades by friends in the French establishment. After a woman published a stunning memoir last month, Consent, about a relationship she had with Matzneff when she was a teenager, French police opened a rape investigation, and invited other potential victims to come forward—also a turning point in France.But beyond the broader context in which #GriveauxGate has erupted are the facts of the case. Griveaux’s lawyer has said that he doesn’t think Pavlensky acted alone. Without naming names, the French government spokeswoman echoed the suspicion, saying Pavlensky “surely did not act alone.” Did he publish the messages at someone’s behest? The French media are thrumming with speculation. The lack of clarity has fomented an atmosphere of confusion and uncertainties, in which conspiracy theories thrive.French police detained Pavlensky and charged him with illegally publishing the messages. Cornered by television reporters as he left a courthouse last week, he said that he stood by his actions. Whether he’ll keep his political-refugee status in France is unclear. Police detained and questioned De Taddeo, too, over the leaked exchange. She made the cover of this week’s Paris Match, France’s preeminent weekly tabloid, with the headline “The Trap.”Pavlensky and De Taddeo were apparently introduced by Juan Branco, a French lawyer who was part of Julian Assange’s defense team and who has been a vocal supporter of the anti-Macron “yellow vest” movement. The story gets weirder. The leaked exchange on an obscure website drew attention when it was tweeted, including by Joachim Son-Forget, a French lawmaker who quit Macron’s party. (Son-Forget’s tweets were subsequently taken down.)[Read: France, where age of consent is up for debate]I wonder what Pavlensky’s aim is here, besides anarchic provocation. His performances usually involve self-mutilation—sewing his lips shut, cutting off part of his ear—to make a political point. In 2015, he set fire to the door of Moscow’s Lubyanka prison. In Paris in 2017, after receiving refugee status, he set fire to a branch of the Bank of France to protest the power of finance, and wound up spending nearly a year in jail.Is the leaked Griveaux exchange off-brand for Pavlensky, or a new direction for his art? In both Russia and France, Pavlensky has incorporated his police interrogations into his work. “What I’m doing is turning the tables, drawing the government into the process of making art,” he told The New York Times Magazine in an illuminating profile last year. “The power relations shift, the state enters into the work of art and becomes an object, an actor.” Making Griveaux’s private life public may be Pavlensky’s most daring performance yet. It certainly has found the largest audience. And quite possibly has ended an era in which French public figures were able to keep their private life private.
3 h
theatlantic.com
Tyson Fury beats Deontay Wilder in rematch for WBC heavyweight title
Britain's Tyson Fury defeated American boxer Deontay Wilder of Alabama on Saturday night in Las Vegas to capture the WBC heavyweight title.
3 h
foxnews.com
Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder to win rematch
3 h
edition.cnn.com
Tyson Fury stops Deontay Wilder in seventh round of WBC heavyweight title rematch
Tyson Fury stopped Deontay Wilder in the seventh round of their heavyweight rematch in Las Vegas Saturday to claim the WBC version of the world title.
3 h
edition.cnn.com
Sanders scores decisive win in Nevada, Biden headed for second-place finish
Bernie Sanders strengthened his front-runner position for the Democratic presidential nomination with a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, while Joe Biden was on track for a second-place finish that would give his struggling campaign new hope.
3 h
reuters.com
Basketball: City semifinal results and updated schedule
Basketball: City semifinal results and updated schedule
3 h
latimes.com
Pedestrian killed in Montgomery County, the police said
Man was hit in the White Oak area, according to the police.
3 h
washingtonpost.com
These government Twitter accounts weren't hacked. They're sassy, fun and strange on purpose
It takes a lot to get noticed. Joseph Galbo knows that.
3 h
edition.cnn.com
Mark Cuban blasts NBA refs after controversial Mavericks’ loss
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban blasted the officials in a Twitter rant after the Dallas’ 111-107 loss to the Hawks on Saturday night in Atlanta. Cuban’s tirade began with a tweet after the Hawks’ John Collins converted on a follow shot, which was credited after a goaltending call was overturned. The basket sealed the game for...
3 h
nypost.com
Mayor-on-mayor malice — Bill de Blasio disses Pete Buttigieg in snarky tweet
Mayor de Blasio attacked Democratic presidential candidate and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg for placing third in the Nevada caucuses Saturday night, tweeting, “try not to be so smug when you just got your ass kicked.” The mayor-on-mayor swipe praised the “true multi-racial coalition” of caucuses winner Bernie Sanders, and chided Buttigieg, “Dude,...
3 h
nypost.com
Elliott: Forty years later, 'Miracle on Ice' still has a lot of meaning to players and fans
The 1980 U.S Olympic hockey team gathered in Las Vegas to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 'Miracle on Ice,' and the stories remained riveting.
3 h
latimes.com
Sanders' win in Nevada reinforces his front-runner status, draws more attacks from rivals
Bernie Sanders' victory in Nevada – following a win last week in New Hampshire and a draw with Pete Buttigieg in Iowa - instantly elicited incoming fire from his top rivals for the Democratic nomination. And it made already nervous moderate and establishment Democrats even more jittery over the prospect of a Sanders nomination.
4 h
foxnews.com
Emergency goalie David Ayres, 42, gets NHL win after Hurricanes' James Reimer, Petr Mrazek are hurt
David Ayres, who played in 6-3 win after injuries to Carolina Hurricanes goalies James Reimer, Petr Mrazek, drives a Zamboni for the Toronto Marlies.      
4 h
usatoday.com
BYU shocks No. 2 Gonzaga for another huge college basketball upset
Gonzaga saw its 23-game winning streak snapped in an upset road loss to Brigham Young, becoming the third top-five ranked team to lose on Saturday.       
4 h
usatoday.com
Jane Nwaba leads Palisades into City girls' basketball final
Jane Nwaba scored 15 points to help Palisades defeat Granada Hills 46-43 in a semifinal game of the City Section Open Division girls' basketball playoffs on Saturday.
4 h
latimes.com
Sanders' big Nevada win narrows rivals' path to Democratic nomination
Bernie Sanders' convincing win in the Nevada caucuses signaled his campaign is gathering strength and reaching voters who had previously eluded him, putting him on a path – for now – toward the Democratic presidential nomination.
4 h
reuters.com
Brazilian transgender dancer shatters Carnival parade taboo
Not many things happen for the first time in Brazil’s Carnival
4 h
washingtonpost.com
CicLAvia open streets festival comes to South L.A. on Sunday
Six miles of Central Avenue in South Los Angeles will be closed to cars on Sunday as walkers, joggers and bicyclists take to the streets for CicLAvia.
4 h
latimes.com
Ask Amy: Spouses of others turn fellowship into ‘funny business’
Group members take notice and worry, but don’t want to end the social events.
4 h
washingtonpost.com
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks put Joel Embiid, Sixers in their place with rout
Giannis Antetokounmpo took it to the Sixers in a 119-98 win two days after Joe Embiid referred to himself as "the best player in the world."       
4 h
usatoday.com
Carolyn Hax: After discovering the affair, you’ll discover how strong you truly are
You can’t trust him now — and may never trust him again — but you can trust yourself.
4 h
washingtonpost.com
Seven injured in multi-vehicle crash on Bronx River Parkway
Seven people were hospitalized after a multi-vehicle pileup on the Bronx River Parkway Saturday afternoon, the FDNY said. At least four vehicles collided on the Gun Hill Road exit ramp at around 2:30 p.m., with one car flipping over and onto a guard rail, an FDNY spokesman said. Three people had serious, but non-life-threatening injuries,...
4 h
nypost.com