Thursday, December 14, 2017

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Looking Back to 1987: Bon Jovi, Softball Hall of Famer too?

Looking Back to 1987: Bon Jovi, Softball Hall of Famer too?

New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame yesterday. How were their softball skills back in 1987?The following story appeared in the pages of the St. Petersburg Timeson Feb. 18, 1987. What follows is the text of th...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal

Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal

NEW YORK — Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family’s 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology compa...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Omarosa exits the White House with a dose of drama

Omarosa exits the White House with a dose of drama

The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman _ one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters _ plans to leave the administration next month.
Updated: 6 hours ago
PBS suspends distribution of Smiley show for misconduct

PBS suspends distribution of Smiley show for misconduct

PBS suspends distribution of Tavis Smiley's talk show after an independent investigation uncovers "multiple, credible allegations" of misconduct by its host
Updated: 9 hours ago
Former 'Apprentice' contestant Omarosa leaving White House

Former 'Apprentice' contestant Omarosa leaving White House

The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman _ one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters _ plans to leave the administration next month.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Oprah Winfrey to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes

Oprah Winfrey to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes

Oprah Winfrey will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at January's Golden Globes
Updated: 12 hours ago
Fox News host Jeanine Pirro sued for defamation

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro sued for defamation

A civil rights activist is suing Fox News host Jeanine Pirro, claiming she defamed him while discussing a lawsuit against the Black Lives Matter movement that was later dismissed
Published: 12/14/17
Report: 3 women accuse music mogul Russell Simmons of rape

Report: 3 women accuse music mogul Russell Simmons of rape

Three women have told the New York Times that music mogul Russell Simmons raped them.
Published: 12/14/17
Review: Kevin Young gives readers the truth about ‘Bunk’

Review: Kevin Young gives readers the truth about ‘Bunk’

We live in the age of the hoax.Believe me.And if you don’t believe me, believe Kevin Young, author of the sometimes disturbing but always fascinating new book Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News.In it, Yo...
Published: 12/14/17
Why is eggnog a holiday tradition? Exploring fresh renditions of the classic drink

Why is eggnog a holiday tradition? Exploring fresh renditions of the classic drink

Eggnog dates back to medieval times when the British enjoyed a drink called "posset" that was made with hot milk, ale and spices. Later it became a drink for the wealthy who added expensive brandy or sherry. It was the alcohol that kept the milk from...
Published: 12/14/17