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Nearly 200 Report Fireball Streaking Across Sky; Watch Video

(AP) – Nearly 200 people across the Northeast reported seeing a bright object streak across the sky.  The American Meteor Society says the flash of light that was spotted on Wednesday afternoon in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maryland and Delaware was a very bright meteor. The sighting comes […]

TV Academy May Expel Harvey Weinstein

(AP) – The Television Academy says it has voted to begin disciplinary proceedings against disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein.  The academy’s board of governors issued a statement Friday declaring that “sexual harassment in any form is abhorrent and totally unacceptable.” The academy, which bestows the Emmy awards, said a hearing has been set for November […]

Trump Drawing Of Empire State Building Sells For $16,000

(AP) – A sketch of the Empire State Building drawn by President Donald Trump has sold at auction for $16,000.  Julien’s Auctions says the 12-inch-by-9-inch black marker depiction of the iconic New York City skyscraper was created by Trump for a charity auction in Florida during the time he opened his Mar-a-Lago estate as a […]

White Nationalist Undeterred By Boos On Latest College Stop

(AP) – White nationalist Richard Spencer was once an obscure figure in a fringe movement.  But he has become a household name thanks in part to his infamous “Hail Trump!” toast, a videotaped punch to his head and the bloodshed at a Virginia rally where he was a headliner.  His notoriety far exceeds his modest […]

‘You are my slave:’ School Ends Civil War Dress-Up Activity

(AP) – School officials say there will be no more Civil War-related student dress-up activities at a Georgia elementary school after its “Civil War Day” sparked conflict among students, parents and others. Big Shanty Elementary School last month invited fifth-graders to dress up as characters from the war.  The mother of a 10-year-old black child […]

Trump’s Border Wall Models Take Shape In San Diego

(AP) – The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall are taking shape at a construction site in San Diego.  The prototypes form a tightly packed row of imposing concrete and metal panels, including one with sharp metal edges on top. Another has a surface resembling an expensive brick driveway. […]

John McCain Memoir, ‘The Restless Wave,’ Coming In April

(AP) – An upcoming memoir from Sen. John McCain has taken on new meaning since he first decided to write it. “The Restless Wave” is scheduled to come out in April, Simon & Schuster told The Associated Press on Friday. The publisher quietly signed up the book in February, months before McCain was diagnosed with […]

Obama Bemoans Rise Of Racial Politics

(AP) – Former President Barack Obama is bemoaning the rise of racial politics. Speaking at political rallies in New Jersey and Virginia, Obama said past prejudices the country thought it had “put to bed” have reemerged. The first black president offered himself as proof that the country has moved forward, telling the crowd in Richmond, […]

Attorney To Detail Another Rape Allegation Against Weinstein

(AP) – An attorney says he will detail allegations by an Italian actress and model who has told police disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein raped her in a Los Angeles hotel room in 2013. David M. Ring is expected to address reporters outside a downtown Los Angeles courthouse on Friday afternoon. A news release announcing […]