Home > Author Archives: No Specific Author

Author Archives: No Specific Author

No Specific Author

Fact-checking opening statements from President Trump’s legal team

Fact-checking opening statements from President Trump’s legal team

(CNN)President Donald Trump's legal team kicked off their opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial Saturday morning. In defending the President, Deputy White House Counsel Mike Purpura said the case is based on "six key facts that have not and will n… Read More »

Can the Grammys Be Trusted?

Can the Grammys Be Trusted?

Critic’s NotebookYounger artists have been suspicious of the music industry’s “biggest night” for years. New allegations of misconduct at the Recording Academy seem to confirm the worst.Drake gave a speech about not needing awards while picking up his most recent Grammy in 2019. He is not expected to attend the ceremony on Sunday.Credit...Emma McIntyre/Getty Images… Read More »

Ex-Illinois state trooper killed, two others injured in shooting at cigar lounge

Ex-Illinois state trooper killed, two others injured in shooting at cigar lounge

A retired Illinois state trooper was killed and two others were injured when a woman opened fire at a cigar lounge and then fatally shot herself, police said.The shooting Friday night at Humidor Cigar Lounge in Lisle, about 26 miles west of Chicago, was caught on camera and shows several people watching television in the… Read More »

Why it’s called Super Bowl: The Chiefs’ historic tie to naming the NFL’s championship game

Why it’s called Super Bowl: The Chiefs’ historic tie to naming the NFL’s championship game

Lamar Hunt was a true innovator. After trying -- and failing -- twice to acquire an NFL team, Hunt decided to do the unthinkable: create a brand new football league that would one day compete with the league that spurned him. Payback, however, was not Hunt's goal. The goal of Hunt's league -- the American… Read More »

Byte, the sequel to Vine and potential competitor to TikTok, launches on mobile

Byte, the sequel to Vine and potential competitor to TikTok, launches on mobile

New York (CNN)TikTok teens have a shiny, new toy to try: Byte, a social media platform, has launched on mobile. It's a direct successor to the Vine app, which was discontinued in early 2017 although videos posted to the platform are preserved to this day. U… Read More »

Iraqi Security Forces Storm Tahrir Square, Clash With Protesters

Iraqi Security Forces Storm Tahrir Square, Clash With Protesters

Volunteer medics clear the ruins of a medical tent near Tahrir Square in Baghdad on Saturday after security forces stormed the area. They said security forces set the tent on fire burning everything in it, including medical supplies. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption toggle caption Jane Arraf/NPR Volunteer medics clear the ruins of a medical tent… Read More »

Google is backtracking on its controversial desktop search results redesign

Google is backtracking on its controversial desktop search results redesign

Google is backtracking on a controversial search engine redesign, announcing today that it will experiment with some elements of the new look in response to user feedback. Google made one of the biggest changes to how it displays search results in the company’s history earlier this month, with the changes taking effect over the course… Read More »

Rudy Pal Igor Fruman Taped Trump Trying to Fire Ukraine Ambassador: Lawyer

Rudy Pal Igor Fruman Taped Trump Trying to Fire Ukraine Ambassador: Lawyer

A recently indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani taped President Donald Trump calling for the firing of Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, according to the lawyer for a second Giuliani associate. Joseph Bondy, a lawyer for Florida businessman Lev Parnas, told The Daily Beast that the recording was made by former partner Igor Fruman. Both men were arrested… Read More »

At March for Life, Trump says the unborn has never had a ‘stronger defender’

At March for Life, Trump says the unborn has never had a ‘stronger defender’

CLOSE President Donald Trump called it his "profound honor" on Friday to be the first president to attend the annual anti-abortion gathering in Washington called the March for Life. (Jan. 24) AP DomesticWASHINGTON — In a pivotal year in the legal battle over abortion, tens of thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered in Washington, D.C., on Friday for… Read More »