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Tiffany Haddish wants Leonardo DiCaprio in the worst way ― and she told him so, she says. In a freewheeling interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the comedienne admitted she approached the Oscar-winning actor a few months ago with a bold proposition. “Yeah, I met him at a party two, three months ago, and I asked […]

The U.S. men’s national team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, but American soccer just received a massive boost: On the eve of the sport’s biggest spectacle, FIFA members voted to award the 2026 World Cup jointly to the United States, Mexico and Canada. The North American countries won with 134 […]

DENVER (Reuters) – Firefighters battled to gain control over several large wildfires in Colorado on Tuesday, including two blazes at opposite ends of the state that have prompted the evacuation of more than 3,500 homes and the closure of a national forest. The largest and most threatening blaze, a 12-day-old conflagration dubbed the 416 Fire, […]

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) promised GOP members to hold votes on two immigration bills next week, a move meant to keep moderate Republicans from teaming up with Democrats to force movement on an issue that Congress has been unable to find a compromise on for years. Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong announced the plan on […]

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) retweeted a British neo-Nazi on Tuesday, the latest in a series of incidents in which the congressman has parroted or promoted the views of unabashed white supremacists and other bigots. “Europe is waking up… Will America… in time?” King tweeted, linking to an anti-immigrant tweet from political activist Mark Collett. Collett is one […]

Hey, Stockholm, you’re gonna need a bigger pit. Cuban long jumper Juan Miguel Echevarría soared so far at a Diamond League meet in the Swedish capital recently that he nearly landed outside of the sand pit. Echevarria, the 19-year-old world indoor champion, jumped nearly 29 feet (8.83 meters), the longest distance recorded in the event […]

The “year of the woman” will face its stiffest test yet in Tuesday’s Democratic gubernatorial primary in Nevada. Chris Giunchigliani and Steve Sisolak, the two contenders, are both members of the Clark County Commission, which governs Las Vegas and the rest of Nevada’s most populous jurisdiction. Giunchigliani, commonly referred to as “Chris G,” has the […]

Not so long ago, before he became president, Donald Trump did not appear to be open to the idea of establishing ties with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. In 2013, basketball star Dennis Rodman began making trips to North Korea and met with Kim, who was said to be obsessed with the Chicago Bulls. […]

O’Neal recalled how he babysat a businessman’s children in the early 1990s and the dad decided to bring him in on an investment in an up-and-coming search engine ― which turned out to be Google.  “I invested,” O’Neal told host Ellen DeGeneres, “and then a couple years later I got a really big return.” (He describes […]

A GOP candidate is taking heat for comments he made calling diversity “crap” and “un-American.” And instead of apologizing, the New Jersey congressional candidate is doubling down. The April comments made by Seth Grossman, the surprise winner of last week’s Republican primary in New Jersey’s 2nd Congressional District, were posted in a video by American Bridge […]


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