Category Archives: CNN – US

Arizona family in police confrontation gets backing from Jay-Z group

A philanthropy affiliated with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, said it is offering support to an Arizona family after a confrontation with police in Phoenix last month following an alleged shoplifting incident. Team Roc spokesman Didier Morais said Sunday that the group has offered legal and emotional backing to the family. Officers were “caught on video using…MORE

Woman arrested after she pushed her dog in a lake and watched it drown

A New Hampshire woman faces an animal cruelty charge after pushing her 11-year-old dog into a lake and watching it drown. Nancy Bucciarelli was arrested Friday. She is accused of taking her golden Labrador Retriever to Wasserman Park in Merrimack, about 29 miles south of Concord, on June 8 and then pushing it from a…MORE

A black Boeing employee found a noose over his desk. Now he’s suing the company

An African-American Boeing employee has filed a federal lawsuit against the aviation company alleging racial discrimination after he said his coworkers hung a noose over his desk. Curtis Anthony alleges in the lawsuit that his colleagues at the North Charleston, South Carolina, Boeing plant also used the n-word and urinated on his desk. He is…MORE

New York subways celebrate Pride Month with new ‘Pride Trains’ and MetroCards

To mark 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority has put its own Pride logos on 50 train cars across the city. “The Pride Train is now arriving!” reads a tweet from the MTA’s Twitter account for subway service updates. “Come as you are and help us celebrate #Pride2019.” The logos…MORE

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JUNE 17, 2019

Being in prison didn’t stop BILL COSBY from Tweeting out a Father’s Day message yesterday. He said, “Hey, Hey, Hey . . . It’s America’s Dad . . . I know it’s late, but to all of the Dads . . . It’s an honor to be called a Father, so let’s make today a…

JUNE 14, 2019

Rob Lowe played Deputy White House Communications Director Sam Seaborn on The West Wing for four years between 1999 and 2003 before returning for the final episodes in 2006. When asked about a possible reboot, he envisions a President Seaborn.  Lowe said, “Of course I’m in.  I’m in my suit ready to play Sam Seaborn…