Attorney Michael Avenatti, who came to national prominence as the lawyer for adult film star Stormy Daniels, was arrested on federal charges in two separate cases in California and New York, federal prosecutors announced Monday. The U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York charged Avenatti for allegedly …
Attorney Michael Avenatti was charged in coast-to-coast indictments Monday of trying to extort more than $20 million from Nike and embezzling a client's settlement money to pay expenses for his faltering coffee business. Avenatti, 48, was taken into custody about 12:30 p.m. in Manhattan after federal prosecutors in New York …
President Trump on Monday said special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation wound up the way it should have, and it wouldn’t bother him if the report were made public. “Up to the attorney general,” he told reporters at the White House. “Wouldn’t bother me at all.” Mr. Trump is taking a victory lap after a Justice Department …
(JERUSALEM) — Israeli forces on Monday struck targets across the Gaza Strip, including the offices of Hamas’ supreme leader, in response to a surprise rocket attack from the Palestinian territory, as the military bolstered its troops and rocket-defense systems in anticipation of a new round of heavy fighting with the …
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Apple’s March 25 event featured the tagline “It’s Show Time,” and it was quite different than the usual Apple hardware fest. Rather than assembling the usual techies, the event brought together Hollywood executives and filmmakers in Cupertino, California, and served as the official unveiling of the company’s slate of television …
LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers wrested control of the parliamentary agenda from the government for a day in a highly unusual bid to find a way through the Brexit impasse after Prime Minister Theresa May’s EU divorce deal was rejected again. Lawmakers will now vote on a range of Brexit options on Wednesday, …
The move is an escalation of the Trump administration's legal battle against the health care law. The DOJ previously argued in court that the law's pre-existing condition protections should be struck down. Now, the administration argues the entire law should be invalidated. U.S. District Court Judge Reed O'Connor ruled …
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan notified Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen of the transfer in a letter, released alongside the statement, which said the money will go to block "up to 11 drug-smuggling corridors along the border." Shanahan "authorized the commander of the U.S Army Corps of …
What do we expect from our favorite superheroes? Well, they should be brave, smart, skillful and strong, as well as having great morals and a desire to fight evil wherever it exists. Of course, they are usually blessed with good looks and perfect bodies too; these cosmetic enhancements are presumably just another …
NASCAR Xfinity Series star Christopher Bell grew up racing on dirt. He’s part of a burgeoning group of NASCAR stars known for racing any time, any place, in any discipline. The Oklahoma native nearly picked up a midget win in his home state last weekend, battling Jonathan Beason in a finish that had plenty of intrigue, …
Few could accomplish all that Alana Nichols has: At the age of 36, she's won three gold medals, traveled the world, had the honor of meeting three presidents, and become the first female American to win gold in both …
Keanu Taylor will finally make an explosive return tonight - and he isn't happy to see former lover Sharon Mitchell. ...Which isn't entirely unsurprising considering she ensured he was shipped off to Spain by Phil so …
The number of cannabis-associated emergency department (ED) visits has risen sharply since marijuana was legalized in Colorado. New data show that although inhalable cannabis use accounts for most of these visits, edible cannabis is tied to a disproportionate number of visits, and patients present with different symptoms. …
You’ve probably heard of each of those scary yet could-be-completely made-up creatures. But the Alabama White Thang? That’s likely a new one. A recent survey of the most mythical creature in each state named the “White Thang” as Alabama’s pick. Reported since the 1940s, the White Thang reportedly wanders the area …
After a tough few years for traditional retail stores, some major chains are turning toward social media influencers. Retailers like Nordstrom needed to find new ways to connect with shoppers. Holiday traffic was slow in 2018, but the company posted better-than-expected earnings last quarter thanks in part to …
Japanese studio Tato Architects has built a house in the town of Sonobe, Japan, with a sunroom that can be opened up to the garden by sliding open a huge corrugated polycarbonate wall. The Kobe-based studio headed by architect Yo Shimada designed the building for a plot within a recently developed residential …
A series of bizarre and fatal mishaps—including the vanishing of a “mutant rabbit” and the killing of more than 11,000 zebrafish with bleach—plagued an animal testing laboratory at the University of Michigan last year, according to federal documents. They reveal that, within a six month period in 2018, the laboratory …
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones reacted to Attorney General William Barr sharing with Congress his summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report by talking about his willingness to execute supposed "traitors." …
The father of a child gunned down in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was found dead from an apparent suicide outside Newtown's Edmond Town Hall early on Monday morning. The body of Jeremy Richman, 49, was found by emergency personnel who responded to the scene around 7 a.m. over reports …
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Chase Elliott came within feet of passing Brad Keselowski in the final laps for the win in Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, going bumper-to-bumper with the No. 2 Team Penske Ford around each corner for multiple laps. But he wasn’t able to make the right move in his No. 9 Hendrick …
Using dividend-paying stocks as the backbone of a diversified portfolio is a wonderful thing. However, those new to investing might have some questions about dividends. But knowing what a dividend is and how dividends work is only half the battle, since knowing how to make the best use of dividends can set you on …
A Manhattan synagogue opened its doors to hundreds of worshipers from a nearby mosque ravaged by fire — a move that brought people to tears. “Their Imam said this was the holiest moment he has experienced in New York. It is certainly one of ours as well. Salaam. Shalom,” Central Synagogue Rabbi Angela Buchdahl wrote …
MONDAY, March 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A male contraceptive pill, long a goal of men -- and women -- everywhere, may be one step closer to reality, U.S. researchers report. They say their experimental pill appears to be safe while reducing levels of hormones key to sperm production. "Our results suggest that …
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — The Latest on the Viking Sky cruise ship that was stranded off the coast of Norway (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The Viking Ocean Cruises company says all the passengers and crew of its Viking Sky cruise ship are safe, the ship has docked in the western Norwegian port of Molde and …
It's been three weeks since Luke Perry died from a stroke at the age of 52, and that brief time has done nothing to ease the pain of those mourning the loss of the star, as a recent Instagram post from his daughter proves. On Saturday, Sophie Perry shared a sweet photo of her and her father, along with an update on how she's …
For two years I have been arguing in this space that there was no conspiracy between Donald Trump and the Russian government or other, more vaguely defined entities — individuals said to have "Russia ties" or …
And, with Endgame now seemingly close to completion, various reports are circulating which suggest that theater owners across the United States have been informed by Marvel that the movie will run for a whopping 3 hours and 3 minutes. If so, then this makes Endgame the longest Marvel movie by some 34 minutes …
In an interview with Insider, Nacon said she was happy that Enid lasted this long, but she was still a little disappointed with how Enid's story played out, revolving around a romantic relationship that was mostly in the background. "I thought I was going to die in, like, Season 6," she said. "I didn't think my character was going …
He has moved on. Robert S. Mueller III is free. And he looks delighted — or at least at peace. There he was on Sunday morning strolling out of St. John’s Episcopal Church across from Lafayette Square, across from the White House, with his square jaw framing a smile and his salt-and-pepper hair neat but not perfect. He filed …
Forget FastPass. You know what Disneyland absolutely, positively needs at its new Stars Wars: Galaxy's Edge land? The bathroom pass. That’s right, an elegant plastic card that can transport you from the middle of an hours-long line to what is truly the Happiest Place on Earth when you really have to go. And when you’re …