Month: June 2021

Britney Spears’ father asks court to investigate claims made at conservatorship hearing

“Either the allegations will be shown to be true, in which case corrective action must be taken,” a petition from his attorneys, obtained by CNN, reads, “or they will be shown to be false, in which case the conservatorship can continue its course. It is not acceptable for the Conservators or the Court to do …

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Parents of 368 migrant children separated at border under Trump have still not been found, court filing says

The filing from the Justice Department and the American Civil Liberties Union is part of an ongoing effort to identify and reunite families three years after the “zero tolerance” policy was created. Since May, the parents of 23 of those children whose whereabouts were previously unknown have been found, according to Wednesday’s filing. Under then-President …

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Lord Bethell ‘failed to declare meetings’ with firms that got £1bn contracts

Lord Bethell ‘failed to declare meetings’ with firms that got £1bn contracts

A health minister is facing fresh calls to lose his job after it emerged that he apparently failed to declare a week’s worth of meetings with companies who went on to be granted £1bn contracts. Labour, who had already been demanding that Lord Bethell be fired for using his private email account for ministerial business, …

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Phylicia Rashad celebrates Bill Cosby’s sentence being overturned

“FINALLY!!!! A terrible wrong is being righted- a miscarriage of justice is corrected!” Rashad tweeted, along with a photo of Cosby. Cosby was released from a Pennsylvania prison after the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania vacated his 2018 conviction on sexual assault charges and sentence. He was sentenced to 10 years in a state prison after …

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Wimbledon 2021: Benoit Paire warned for ‘NOT TRYING’ in first-round loss as fan shouts ‘you’re wasting everybody’s time’

Wimbledon 2021: Benoit Paire warned for ‘NOT TRYING’ in first-round loss as fan shouts ‘you’re wasting everybody’s time’

BENOIT PAIRE was hit with a court violation for poor sportsmanship for ‘not trying’ during his first-round loss at Wimbledon. The controversial Frenchman, 32, was losing 6-3 6-4 5-0 to Diego Schwartzmann when he appeared to give up – sparking a furious fan to roar: “You’re wasting everybody’s time!” Benoit Paire was given a court …

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Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction overturned by Pennsylvania court

Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction overturned by Pennsylvania court

Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction was overturned by Pennsylvania’s highest court. The court said Wednesday that they found an agreement with a previous prosecutor that prevented him from being charged in the case. The disgraced actor has served more than two years of a three- to 10-year sentence at a state prison near Philadelphia. He …

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Rep. Clyburn says Democrats' use of 'defund the police' is 'cutting the throats of the party'

Rep. Clyburn says Democrats’ use of ‘defund the police’ is ‘cutting the throats of the party’

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., said Democrats‘ use of slogans like “defund the police” is “cutting the throats of the party” in an interview with The New York Times. Clyburn was responding to a question about his decision to endorse Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Shontel Brown, a moderate Democrat, for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) …

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‘We have to act and act fast:’ Biden says climate change is driving wildfires and historic heat wave

“Right now we have to act and act fast. We’re late in the game here,” Biden said at the White House. The President said: “The truth is we’re playing catch up. This is an area that has been under resourced, but that’s going to change if we have anything to do with it.” “We can’t …

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