Glenn Greenwald: A journalist swallowed by the black hole of censorship
WASHINGTON — Investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald resigned from the online news journal he co-founded in 2014. The reason? Despite a contractual agreement giving him free rein to cover stories of his choice, the editors of The Intercept, Greenwald’s online publication, refused to publish his hard-hitting piece on Hunter Biden. Specifically, Greenwald’s censored piece closely examined Hunter Biden’s use of his father Joe’s US government position to broker lucrative business deals on behalf of family members. But the publication’s editors promptly sent it down the black hole of censorship. T...
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Leann Rimes Poses Nude To Mark World Psoriasis Day [Photos]
Country singer LeAnn Rimes commemorated World Psoriasis Day on Thursday with a series of social media posts and and essay for Glamour.“We’re worthy without the makeup and the artifice. We’re worthy of love without having to work for it,” Rimes says in her essay. “You know when you say something you’ve been holding in for so long, and it’s such a sigh of relief? That’s what these photos are to me. I needed this.”Later on Thursday, Rimes also thanked and encouraged fans, particularly those who also have psoriasis, on her Instagram story.“Know that you’re not alone,” Rimes said. “I wanted to shar...
Scarlett Johansson & Colin Jost Married In A Secret Ceremony
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost got married in a secret ceremony over the weekend, as revealed by a Meals on Wheels Instagram post.“Their wedding wish is to help make a difference for vulnerable older adults during this difficult time by supporting @mealsonwheelsamerica,” the post’s caption reads.Though neither Johansson nor Jost announced the wedding through their own social medias, a representative for Johansson confirmed that the two really did get married, and fans on Twitter have already more or less begun celebrating.
Karlie Kloss Pregnant With First Child With Husband Joshua Kushner, Jared Kushner’s Brother
Karlie Kloss*is pregnant and expecting her first child with husband Joshua Kushner*.“Karlie is overjoyed to be expecting her first child in 2021,” a source close to Kloss told People on Thursday. “She will be the most amazing mother.”Neither Kloss nor Kushner have confirmed the announcement.Kloss, 28, and Kushner, 35, celebrated their second wedding anniversary on October 18, though they have been together for almost 10 years. The couple’s Jewish wedding ceremony was small, with less than 80 attendees and took place in upstate New York.Kloss’ relationship with the businessman began in 2012. He...
Giants' Saquon Barkley has successful surgery on torn right ACL
NEW YORK — Saquon Barkley underwent successful surgery on his right knee in Los Angeles on Friday, 40 days after his season-ending injury in Chicago in Week 2.Barkley had surgery to repair a torn ACL and a cleanup done to repair a partially torn meniscus. He also had strained the MCL in his right knee on Sept. 20, so the surgery was delayed to allow swelling to go down.Barkley, 23, also spent time strengthening his knee before the surgery to aid his recovery, per NFL Network.Barkley’s mother, Tonya Johnson, posted a post-operation photo of Barkley in his hospital bed on Friday night. Barkley h...
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Trump Rally Attendees Test Positive For COVID-19
Last week, two people have tested positive for the coronavirus after attending President Donald Trump‘s North Carolina rally.North Carolina’s Gatson County Department of Health and Human Services has assured that the cases do not appear to be an indication of spread at the rally.One of those who tested positive was a local reporter who tweeted how he was wearing a mask during the entire rally. However, the reporter also added that “due to Secret Service protocols, there were several times when social distancing wasn’t possible.”Although the health department is conducting contact tracing, the ...
Missed extra point in overtime sends Minnesota to 45-44 loss at Maryland
Minnesota overcame a 14-point, first-quarter deficit and built its own 17-point lead before Maryland stormed back to tie Friday’s game late in the fourth quarter, winning 45-44 in overtime on quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa’s 2-yard run.Seth Green scored on a 2-yard run for the Gophers on overtime, but Brock Walker’s point-after kick was wide.The first half belonged to Mohamed Ibrahim, who tied a Gophers record with four rushing touchdowns. Ibrahim, a Maryland native, rushed for 207 yards on 41 carries.“All he does is produce. All he does is keep coming back up,” Fleck has said of Ibrahim previo...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Cowboys list QB Andy Dalton as doubtful but not yet out for Eagles game
FRISCO, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys have officially listed quarterback Andy Dalton as doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles.Dalton has not yet been ruled out, but the Cowboys are not holding out much hope.Owner Jerry Jones said Dalton, “should be ready to go next week,” on his radio show on 105.3 The Fan Friday.Dalton is still in the concussion protocol after being knocked out of last Sunday’s 25-3 loss to Washington and has yet to be cleared to practice, let alone play.Rookie Ben DiNucci has taken all the first-team reps in practice this week and is expected to start again...
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
GOP Georgia Sen. David Perdue Skips Debate After Democratic Opponent Jon Ossoff Eviscerates Him At Forum
Sen. David Perdue (R-Georgia) announced that he would skip a final debate with Democrat Jon Ossoff after Ossoff slammed Perdue at a Wednesday forum.Ossoff questioned the Republican senator for downplaying the risks of the pandemic, buying stocks in health care companies and selling shares in travel-related companies.“Perhaps Sen. Perdue would have been able to respond properly to the COVID-19 pandemic if you hadn’t been fending off multiple federal investigations for insider trading,” Ossoff commented. “It’s not just that you’re a crook, senator. It’s that you’re attacking the health of the pe...
'Living like a king': Navy officer who demanded bribes from 'Fat Leonard' gets prison
SAN DIEGO — Brooks Alonzo Parks, a naval logistics officer serving in the western Pacific, was often quite specific about what he thought he deserved in exchange for the insider information he was leaking to military contractor Leonard Francis.One time, it was a case of Hennessy Pure White cognac.Another, it was a $4,000-a-night room at the Ritz-Carlton in Singapore.“It feels good living like a KING on an E-6’s salary!!!” Parks wrote in one email to Francis’ company, Glenn Defense Marine Asia, or GDMA, referring to his military pay grade.Parks admitted back in 2007 that he’d been bitten by the...
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