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Mashable Fires Reporter for Suggesting #OscarsSoWhite is ‘Cancelled’ for 2017

8 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Mashable is facing a lot of outrage for declaring that #OscarsSoWhite has fulfilled it's purpose, and it has result in the firing of one of their senior reporters.

Russia says U.S. bill will restrict its diplomats, pledges retaliation

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday it would restrict the ability of U.S. diplomats based in Moscow to travel if a pending U.S. bill that would do the same to Russian diplomats in the United States entered into force.

Overeating may be more ego than desire, esp. with men: study

8 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

Put down the pie, gentlemen — researchers say you’re probably stuffing your face at holiday meals just to show off.

The ‘Mistaken’ US Airstrike on Syrian Troops

A close reading of the report on the U.S. airstrike that killed scores of Syrian troops and helped Islamic State capture a key base leaves many doubts about the “mistake” explanation, writes Gareth Porter for Middle East Eye. By Gareth…Read more ?

Why Standing Rock Is About Way More Than a Pipeline

8 hours agoNews : Mediaite

This is especially vital as incoming forces inside the White House, and those supporting them, try and rewrite America into their diluted concept of what makes it great.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Invites Boris Johnson to Moscow

8 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has invited British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to the country, a senior Russian official has said, adding “the ball is in their court.” Speaking to state news agency RIA Novosti, Deputy Foreign...Show More Summary

The Social Ramifications of #Pizzagate

8 hours agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

Throughout the 1980s and into the 1990s a bizarre moral hysteria swept the nation. This phenomena has since been dubbed “Satanic Panic.” It’s a topic that Mike and I have

German firms in Mexico brace for negative Trump impact: survey

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The vast majority of German companies operating in Mexico expect U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's trade policy to have a negative impact on business, though most still plan to invest in the coming year, a survey showed on Wednesday.

New York City must protect Donald Trump, no matter the cost

8 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

We get it, Mr. Mayor, you don’t like having to pay to keep Republican president-elect Donald Trump alive. Tough.

Warnings from the Cuban Missile Crisis

From the Archive: Fidel Castro’s death at 90 was treated more as a cultural event than a moment to reflect on the danger of thermonuclear war, a risk Don North saw up close in 1962 and described 50 years later.…Read more ?

Watch Joe Buck Recall the Time He Announced a Brett Favre Touchdown While, Um, Relieving Himself

8 hours agoNews : Mediaite

During an apperance on the Dave Dameshek Football Program, FOX's lead NFL play-by-play man recalled the time he used a trash can to relieve himself while he was on the air.

David Davis: Second Brexit Vote Would Be 'Most Destructive Thing You Could Do'

8 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Britain’s Brexit minister has said that holding a second referendum on EU membership would be “the most destructive thing you could do” to the government’s negotiating strategy in Europe. Speaking in parliament, Brexit Secretary David...Show More Summary

U.S. sanctions two Yemenis, charity tied to al Qaeda in Yemen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States imposed sanctions on two Yemeni men and a Yemen-based charity on Wednesday as part of its ongoing efforts to disrupt the financial and support networks of the Islamist militant group al Qaeda's powerful Yemen branch, the U.S. Treasury said.

Trump wings it

8 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

It is for psychologists to determine precisely what triggered Donald Trump’s out-of-the-clear-blue-sky...

Trump Muses About ‘Terrible’ SNL: ‘Who Knows How Long That Show’s Gonna Be on For?’

8 hours agoNews : Mediaite

"There's nothing funny about it. The skits are terrible. I like Alec but his imitation of me is terrible," said Trump unsurprisingly.

Joe Biden Compares 2016 to 1968

8 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

As Vice President Joe Biden received the Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award on Tuesday night in New York City, he compared 2016 to 1968, one of the most tumultuous years in modern American history. “I remind people, ’68 was really a bad year. Show More Summary

The morning it all changed: Pearl Harbor 75 years later

8 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

The words are burned into memory, and so is the criminal act they describe: “Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy

‘You Jerks on Social Media’: ESPN’s Jason Fitz Goes on Epic Tirade Against Clemson Fans

8 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Jason Fitz has had it with "you jerks on social media," specifically those who root for the Clemson Tigers.

As Vodka Sales Drop, Why Are Russians Going Off Their National Drink?

8 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

For centuries, going back as far as the days of the czar Ivan the Terrible, vodka has been Russia’s drink of choice. Another czar, Peter the Great, always kept a goblet of vodka at his palace banquets—downing it was the penalty for arriving late. Show More Summary

Cuban entrepreneurs urge Trump to keep U.S.-Cuba detente going

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 100 Cuban small business owners sent a letter to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday urging him to continue President Barack Obama’s engagement with Havana, despite Trump’s threat to end detente with the communist-ruled island.

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