A settlement has been reached in the lawsuit filed by two massage therapists against Brett Favre, the Associated Press reported Friday. The lawsuit stemmed from allegations that Favre, who played for the Jets in 2008, sent suggestive text messages sent to one of the masseuses. The Jets and another club employee were also named in the suit.…
A settlement has been reached in the lawsuit filed by two massage therapists against former NFL quarterback Brett Favre, the Associated Press reported Friday. The lawsuit stemmed from allegedly suggestive text messages sent to one of the masseuses by Favre, who played for the Jets in 2009. The Jets and another club employee were also named…
Judith Miller and Kirsten Powers appeared on a Fox News panel with host Jon Scott on Friday — to examine how the mainstream media outlets are handling the issues of the Justice Department's actions against the Associated Press and Fox News reporter James Rosen. While the media were once complacent, both agreed, and applauded, that they now seem to be waking up to reality.
WASHINGTON — Tensions are building up between North Korea and its longtime benefactor, China. The Associated Press reported that this latest incident is not viewed favorably by the Chinese government. Recently, a Chinese fishing boat was hijacked by gunmen wearing North Korean military uniforms. They demanded a ransom of about $100,000, kept the hostages for [...]
While Attorney General Eric Holder may have recused himself in the Associated Press probe he did approve the search warrant for a Fox News reporter’s emails. The information was revealed yesterday as President Obama spoke on his administration’s support for press freedom.
Amanda Bynes was arrested in her Manhattan apartment Thursday night after she threw a bong out of the window, police told The Associated Press. Police were called to Bynes' apartment when a building official spotted the increasingly erratic star in the lobby with a joint and talking to herself. Show More Summary
Attorney General Eric Holder recently appeared before the House Judiciary Committee and denied any involvement in the abuse searches targeting the Associated Press by the Obama Administration. Holder seemed to morph with his predecessor Alberto Gonzales with a mantra of “I have no knowledge” and “I had no involvement” in the scandal. It was a […]
The highest individual honor in the NFL is being named "Most Valuable Player" by the Associated Press. In a sport where every team goes into the season with 53 active players and a hard salary cap figured down to the dollar, it's noShow More Summary
After State Department Deputy Spokesman Patrick Ventrell praised the agency's support of a "free press" on Thursday, Associated Press reporter Matt Lee engaged Ventrell over the release of Department records and the Department of Justice's investigation into James Rosen's activies. Show More Summary
The Boy Scouts of America decided Thursday to allow openly gay boys to join the Scouts but not to allow openly gay leaders. From The Associated Press: “Of the roughly 1,400 voting members of the BSA’s National Council who cast ballots, 61 percent supported the proposal drafted by the governing Executive Committee. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) President Obama’s response to criticism over his Justice Department’s seizure, without notice or the opportunity for a hearing, of phone records from the Associated Press and emails in Fox reporter James Rosen’s personal account has been surpassingly strange. Show More Summary
For shame, New Jersey, for shame: The Associated Press reports that there are 29 bars in the state "accused of putting cheap booze in premium brand liquor bottles and selling it to patrons." One bar was using food coloring with rubbing alcohol and pretending it was Scotch. Read more...
During her syndicated radio show this afternoon, conservative columnist Andrea Tantaros reacted to the Justice Department's snooping on the Associated Press and Fox reporter James Rosen by decrying "Obama's America" and telling her audience if they see any Obama voters, "punch them in the face."
On Thursday, the Associated Press reported that doctors had, for the first time, used a 3D printer to create a life-saving artificial airway for a baby boy. The Ohio child was born with a birth defect that cause his airway to collapse, putting him at constant risk of suffocation — until doctors asked the U.S. [...]
Associated Press By Khalid Khattak and Janet Hook Congressional Republicans reacted strongly and negatively Thursday to President Barack Obama’s proposals to close down the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, criticizing the possible move as “ill-conceived.” They also panned his proposal to eventually repeal the post-9/11 law sending the U.S. Show More Summary
With each passing day, it's becoming clearer and clearer that many of the current White House resident's followers in the media are really angered by his attack on the Associated Press and Fox News's James Rosen. On MSNBC's Morning Joe Thursday, the National Journal's Ron... -
Here are a couple of eighteenth-century archeology stories from the past month. The Associated Press reported on a dig in Georgia that located Carr’s Fort, site of a skirmish in February 1779. The article explains:Robert Carr was a cattle...Show More Summary
The Bangladesh government released results of its investigation into the factory collapse that killed 1,127 and concluded that “extremely” poor quality materials and violations of regulations were to blame, the Associated Press reports: The report found that building owner Sohel Rana had permission to build a six-story structure and added two floors illegally so he [...]
The Carolina Panthers signed defensive tackle Star Lotulelei, the 14th overall pick in April's draft, to a four-year deal, his agent told the Associated Press on Wednesday. The 6-foot-2, 311-pounder out of the University of Utah is "extremely...Show More Summary
When NFL spokesman Greg Aiello takes issue with something we write on PFT, he calls us out via Twitter. When he doesn’t like something written by the Associated Press, Aiello breaks out the typewriter. Aiello has written a lengthy response to a column from Jim Litke of the AP. The Litke column is, basically, a…