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Mark Cuban denies having knowledge of reported misogynistic behavior within Mavs, vows to get it fixed

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 8:09pm

Mark Cuban denies having knowledge of reported misogynistic behavior within Mavs, vows to get it fixed The Mavericks, in response to a Tuesday report from Sports Illustrated about inappropriate conduct in the workplace, issued a statement acknowledging some of the allegations. … in the years l...

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Chris Rock: ‘The cast of The Apprentice is running the world’

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 7:58pm

Comedian Chris Rock’s new “Tamborine” special on Neflix presents two controversial theories on President Donald Trump, MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber” reported Wednesday. “A new message on the impact of Trump’s presidency from a political expert, co...

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Trump-Russia probe counsel to interview ex-Trump aide Nunberg: sources

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 7:37pm

Sam Nunberg, a former political aide to Donald Trump, will be interviewed on Thursday as part of a U.S. special counsel’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, two people with knowledge of the matter said. Nunberg started working for then-businessman Trump in 2011, making him...

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'Mad' Mike's rocket mission to check if Earth is flat

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 7:37pm
A US rocket enthusiast is looking to blast himself into outer space to test an age-old theory.

‘Donald Trump and the NRA have met their match’: Nicolle Wallace explains ‘savvy’ students have changed gun control debate

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 7:30pm

MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace wondered if “savvy” activism by Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting massacre survivors could potentially mark a turning point for the gun control debate in America. “One thing he can do for all of these kids turned activists, is to say, ‘I...

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Venezuela Opposition Will Boycott Election, and Maduro Tightens His Hold

World News (NY Times) - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 7:23pm
The decision clears a path for President Nicolás Maduro’s re-election and threw the future of the nation’s political opposition further into doubt.

From 'terrible teen' to thriving entrepreneur

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 7:16pm
A weightlifter has turned her life around to become a successful business woman at 32.

Meet the farmer who found happiness in an ancestral way of life

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 7:06pm
French farmer Jean-Bernard Huon has rejected modern techniques such as machinery and chemicals, relying instead on traditional methods.

Should the water industry be renationalised?

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 7:00pm
The pros and cons of Labour's vow to bring the water industry back into public ownership.

Unsuspecting barista was violently attacked while doing her job, and the scary ordeal was caught on camera

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:54pm

The terrifying moment a man crawled through a Washington coffee stand window and unleashed a violent attack on the barista was captured by surveillance cameras. According to the barista, the man walked up to the coffee stand window at Hottie Shots Espresso on foot to order a beverage at 4:45 a.m. on...

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Brit Awards 2018: Stormzy scoops Ed Sheeran to win top prizes

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:41pm
The grime star beats Ed Sheeran to two prizes, while pop singer Dua Lipa also wins a double.

‘He brought Cliff’s Notes’: Internet unloads on Trump for reminding himself to show empathy for mass shooting survivors

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:40pm

Amid the White House’s listening session for people directly impacted by mass shootings in schools, an Associated Press photo circulated of President Donald Trump holding a response cue card that included the phrase “I hear you.” Actual AP photo of the President's notes during ...

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He ‘didn’t hear a damn thing they said’: Angry Americans crush Trump demand to arm teachers

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:39pm

President Donald Trump sat with his arms crossed at one point and proposed his ideas for how to stop school shootings. Many parents and survivors found problems with his words and some corrected him. Some pointed out it was obvious these parents were all pre-screened so that they wouldn’t be t...

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Sevilla 0-0 Manchester United

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:37pm
David de Gea's stunning first-half save helps Manchester United claim a creditable draw at Sevilla in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.

House Republican oversight chair seeks EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s travel details

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:33pm

The Republican head of the U.S. House of Representatives oversight committee sought details on Wednesday on how Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt got clearance to take numerous first class-flights revealed in recently released travel records. Trey Gowdy, who led a high-profile inves...

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Pakistan’s Top Court Rules Ousted Leader Can’t Head Political Party

World News (NY Times) - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:24pm
Despite the ruling against the ex-prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, the real power of the country’s dominant political party still rests with him.

Jeffrey Toobin goes on epic rant against Trump’s desire to arm teachers: ‘Does anybody remember their teachers?’

The Raw Story - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:24pm

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Toobin gave a powerful speech against President Donald Trump’s response to the shooting massacre in Parkland during an emotionally-charged segment of CNN’s “Situation Room” with Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday. “Jeffrey Toobin, what did ...

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Universities braced for 14 days of strikes over pensions

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:20pm
Lecturers at 64 universities walk out over changes they say could halve their retirement income.

University strike: What's it all about?

BBC News - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:20pm
As university lecturers at 64 universities strike over pensions, we look at the issues.

Gun Control, Billy Graham, Netanyahu: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

World News (NY Times) - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 6:17pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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