The Washington Post reports: The Florida House of Representatives was in session on Tuesday considering several issues. These included a motion to debate a bill banning the sale of assault weapons in the aftermath of the mass shooting...Show More Summary
People who can’t afford to pay bills face arrest and jailing because of powerful money-hungry debt collectors. Denise Zencka, a mother of three in Indiana, had to file for bankruptcy because she couldn’t afford to repay her bills for treatment for thyroid cancer. Show More Summary
Bill Polian has a shovel. And he won’t stop digging. The Hall of Fame G.M. has become an unlikely hot-take Vesuvius this week, from his thoughts on what the Eagles should want for Nick Foles to Polian’s belief that former Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson should play receiver at the next level. Along the way, Polian [more]
YouTuber Ingrid Nilsen sat down with Bill Gates to play “How much does the world suck?” and discuss some surprisingly optimistic facts about humanity. The video is a tie-in with Bill and Melinda Gates’ recently released 10th Annual Letter, which this year centers on optimism. Show More Summary
Boxer Jack Cullen gets his first eight-rounder when he tops a VIP Promotions bill at the Bolton Whites Hotel this Saturday (February 24). Undefeated Cullen, will also take part in his first title fight when he squares-off against Alistair Warren for the English Challenge Middleweight title. Show More Summary
On the heels of Iowa and Ohio, Wyoming has become the third state to introduce a bill criminalizing the type of activities undertaken by past oil and gas pipeline protesters. One of the Wyoming bill's co-sponsors even says it was inspired...Show More Summary
Buffalo moves up to the No. 5 pick to land their franchise quarterback
Blain's Morning Porridge, submitted by Bill Blain of Mint Partners “Most Winter Olympic Sports are about staying alive. Curling is about staying awake. Last chance to sell? Or time to change approach? Do we have a theme emerging for this week? Latvian ECB Governing Council Member Ilmars Rimsevics is being investigated for corruption and bribery. Show More Summary
The French government is set to unveil a tough new immigration bill Wednesday that is proving one of the most divisive of Emmanuel Macron's young presidency. The legislation, which criminalises illegal border crossings and aims for quicker...Show More Summary
Bills WR Jordan Matthews just married soccer player Cheyna Williams. Dolphins C Mike Pouncey is hoping WR Jarvis Landry stays in Miami. And the Jets may be disappointed if Landry stays in Miami. Here’s a look at the Patriots’ roster heading into free agency. The Ravens won’t use the franchise tag. Will Jeff Driskel be [more]
Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) called an Alabama push to arm teachers “the dumbest idea [he had] ever heard” and “crazy.” Alabama’s state house is considering a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms.... The post Alabama’s new senator calls arming teachers ‘the dumbest idea I’ve ever...
And he’ll star as himself, reports CNN. In the episode, Kaley Cuoco’s Penny character will host Gates at her workplace, while her friends spend their time attempting to meet the Microsoft founder. With his appearance, Gates joins the...Show More Summary
The controversial immigration and asylum bill has sparked opposition from rights groups, opposition parties and even members of President Emmanuel Macron's own party.
LONDON—British businessman Bill Browder says he was briefly detained and questioned by the Swiss authorities on Monday night a week after lawyers acting on his behalf lodged court papers attacking the credibility of Switzerland’s federal prosecutors. Show More Summary
Hospitals increasingly team up with lending institutions to offer low- or no-interest loans to patients to make sure their bills get paid. But critics say the complexity of hospital pricing means consumers should be cautious.
The great podcast U Talkin' U2 To Me is billed as "the comprehensive and encyclopedic compendium of all things U2." It's a claim as bold and bombastic as the band being documented, and -- to be perfectly fair -- it's a designation with which one might quibble, if one were feeling a bit pedantic. For…
The chamber earlier declined to hold hearings on a gun violence bill
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What kinda kicks are they rocking in Wakanda? Sneakers, of course — which if you saw the movie…nvm. Either way, here’s MBJ getting into his shoe preferences with Complex and racking up a pretty hefty bill at Stadium Goods
From the WWeek: "The bill establishes a procedure for taking guns away from those convicted of stalking an intimate partner, and expands the state's authority to take guns away from abusers—not just spouses, but any person who has lived...Show More Summary