Amber Heard’s lawyer says ‘lopsided’ social media frenzy influenced jury, actor can’t pay over $10M in damages

Amber Heard’s attorney said “lopsided” social media chatter and posts about the Johnny Depp defamation trial “influenced” the verdict and turned the courtroom into a “zoo.” Elaine Bredehoft’s spoke to NBC’s “TODAY” show Thursday, one day after Depp won his suit against Heard, his ex-wife, in the high-profile case. Bredehoft said she believes jurors could… Continue reading Amber Heard’s lawyer says ‘lopsided’ social media frenzy influenced jury, actor can’t pay over $10M in damages

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Queen Elizabeth II appears on Buckingham Palace balcony for Platinum Jubilee

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. Platinum Jubilee begins with parade in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II 07:13 House panel meeting Thursday on gun violence bills 07:21 Biden admits he was unaware of formula crisis until well after it began 05:56 WH ‘doing all that we… Continue reading Queen Elizabeth II appears on Buckingham Palace balcony for Platinum Jubilee

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U.S. Transportation Dept. lifts Trump-era restrictions on Cuba flights

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Transportation Department on Wednesday made it easier for Americans to travel to Cuba, lifting flight restrictions that were established during the Trump administration. The restrictions had prevented U.S. airline flights and chartered flights from going to Cuban cities other than Havana. Secretary of State Antony Blinken sent a letter to the… Continue reading U.S. Transportation Dept. lifts Trump-era restrictions on Cuba flights

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Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt are expecting their second baby

The couple who met and fell in love on MTV’s hit “The Hills” which premiered in 2006, shared the news on social media. “My heart is overflowing with joy! I’m excited to share that I am pregnant!” Montag wrote in the caption on her verified Instagram account, which accompanied a picture of her on the… Continue reading Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt are expecting their second baby

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Prince Harry and Meghan attend Queen’s birthday parade with other royals

The couple watched the Trooping the Colour event with other royals from the Major General’s office near Horse Guards parade, a spokesperson for the couple told CNN. But Harry and Meghan did not join other royals for the traditional balcony appearance following the parade; the Queen decided last month that only royals carrying out official… Continue reading Prince Harry and Meghan attend Queen’s birthday parade with other royals

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House Judiciary to vote on package of gun violence prevention measures

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee will hold an emergency session Thursday to advance a legislative package of gun violence prevention measures following a series of recent mass shootings across the country. The package, called the Protecting Our Kids Act, includes red flag law incentives for states, new federal offenses for gun trafficking and straw… Continue reading House Judiciary to vote on package of gun violence prevention measures

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Jan. 6 committee tells Jim Jordan what he didn’t want to hear

For about a year, Rep. Jim Jordan has presented himself as a model of transparency when it comes to Jan. 6. The Ohio Republican repeatedly boasted that he has “nothing to hide” from those with questions about what he knows. The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol keeps giving… Continue reading Jan. 6 committee tells Jim Jordan what he didn’t want to hear

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Covid cases are up. Should you change summer travel plans?

(CNN) — Americans entered Memorial Day weekend with the United States at five times the level of Covid-19 infection compared with this time last year. Cases continue to rise in most parts of the country, driven by the very contagious BA.2.12.1 subvariant. At the same time, many more people are returning to pre-pandemic activities. Should… Continue reading Covid cases are up. Should you change summer travel plans?

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White House to begin paying interns

“President Biden and Vice President Harris are announcing the launch of the White House Internship Program and that, for the first time in history, White House interns will be paid. The first session will commence in Fall 2022,” a White House statement shared exclusively with CNN said. The statement continued, “This significant milestone of paying… Continue reading White House to begin paying interns

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Casper Ruud downs Holger Rune to set up semifinal against Marin Cilic

CNN  —  In the first all-Scandinavian quarterfinal in French Open history, Norwegian Casper Ruud defeated Denmark’s Holger Rune 6-1 4-6 7-6(2) 6-3 to advance to the semifinal. For both players, it was a maiden appearance in the quarterfinals at Roland Garros while 19-year-old Rune became the first Danish man to reach this stage of the… Continue reading Casper Ruud downs Holger Rune to set up semifinal against Marin Cilic

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Potential for a high-profile flop looms over Biden administration’s prep for next week’s Summit of the Americas

It’s an unusually last-minute attempt to salvage what officials once described as a top-priority event for relations in the United States’ own neighborhood. Absences from critical leaders — most notably the President of Mexico, who is threatening a boycott — risk undermining the gathering, even as Biden and his team look to make progress on… Continue reading Potential for a high-profile flop looms over Biden administration’s prep for next week’s Summit of the Americas

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The Match: Brady and Rodgers trash talk their way to victory over Mahomes and Allen

CNN  —  Experience trumped youth in the all-NFL quarterback edition of “the Match” on Wednesday, as Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers defeated Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes in Las Vegas. Billed as a battle of young stars and old veterans, the hotly-anticipated showdown at Wynn Golf Club went to the final hole, with three-time MVP… Continue reading The Match: Brady and Rodgers trash talk their way to victory over Mahomes and Allen

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Pregnancy and schizophrenia: The harrowing stories of three women in West Africa

Just beyond the entrance, people rest on raffia mats while others chat with friends or family who have come to visit. To the left of the entrance is a courtyard where dozens of residents are waiting to be attended to; in the open space ahead, women chat as they plait each other’s hair. Beyond all this activity in the… Continue reading Pregnancy and schizophrenia: The harrowing stories of three women in West Africa

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Oil prices: OPEC considers pumping more as Russia output falls

The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that some members of the oil exporters’ cartel were exploring the idea of suspending the OPEC+ supply agreement with Russia. This would allow countries such as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to step in and ease a supply crunch that pushed global crude prices above $120 a… Continue reading Oil prices: OPEC considers pumping more as Russia output falls

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Jury Reaches Verdict In Depp-Heard Trial

Recordings of GOP operatives provide an inside look at the strategy to potentially overturn votes. Kurt Bardella and Michael Steele discuss what this means for the upcoming elections. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About: MSNBC is the premier destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines, insightful political commentary and informed perspectives. Reaching more than 95… Continue reading Jury Reaches Verdict In Depp-Heard Trial

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Opinion: History often has ignored the Nazis’ persecution of these women

Editor’s Note: Samuel Huneke is a historian of modern Europe and an assistant professor of history at George Mason University. He is the author of “States of Liberation: Gay Men between Dictatorship and Democracy in Cold War Germany.” Huneke is currently at work on a book about lesbian women in Nazi Germany. The views expressed… Continue reading Opinion: History often has ignored the Nazis’ persecution of these women

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The New Weapon The U.S. Is Sending To Ukraine (And Why Ukraine Is So Eager To Have It)

Ayman Mohyeldin explains what the MRL (Multiple Rocket Launcher) weapon system is and why Ukraine is eager to add them to its arsenal at this point in its war against the Russian invasion.  » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About: MSNBC is the premier destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines, insightful political commentary and informed… Continue reading The New Weapon The U.S. Is Sending To Ukraine (And Why Ukraine Is So Eager To Have It)

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Republicans Reportedly Organizing To Disrupt Elections With Poll Watchers, Poll Workers

Jocelyn Benson, Michigan secretary of state, talks about how election officials are maintaining election transparency and ensuring elections are properly staffed, while guarding against nefarious actors like those reportedly being recruited by Republicans to disrupt the integrity of elections in Democratic voting districts.  » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About: MSNBC is the premier destination for… Continue reading Republicans Reportedly Organizing To Disrupt Elections With Poll Watchers, Poll Workers

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Dubai’s luxury island where every room opens onto a private beach

(CNN) — Stepping off the speedboat onto the soft white sand dotted with lush tropical greenery, it might be easy to mistake this resort for Bali or the Maldives. It is in fact part of the latest in Dubai‘s attention-grabbing mega-projects, Anantara World Islands, tucked just 15 minutes away from the city’s shoreline. The resort… Continue reading Dubai’s luxury island where every room opens onto a private beach

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Trump’s ‘Russiagate’ hoax dies with Durham’s Sussmann fail

To no one’s surprise, a jury on Tuesday acquitted attorney Michael Sussmann of charges that he made a false statement to the FBI in 2016. Everyone but special counsel John Durham seemed to see this verdict coming. At one point during his trial testimony, FBI General Counsel Jim Baker himself seemed to distance himself from… Continue reading Trump’s ‘Russiagate’ hoax dies with Durham’s Sussmann fail

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'It Has Happened Yet Again': Shooting At Tulsa Oklahoma Hospital Kills Four

Police in Tulsa responded to an active shooter at a hospital. And a little over a week since the massacre in Texas, a group of Senators say they have a framework for gun safety legislation. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About: MSNBC is the premier destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines, insightful political commentary… Continue reading 'It Has Happened Yet Again': Shooting At Tulsa Oklahoma Hospital Kills Four

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‘Negotiator’ tried to call school shooter during attack, Uvalde mayor says

As the deadly school shooting at Robb Elementary School unfolded in Uvalde, Texas, last week, a would-be negotiator was frantically trying to reach the gunman via cellphone from a funeral home across the street, the city’s mayor has said. Speaking in an interview with The Washington Post on Wednesday, Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin said he… Continue reading ‘Negotiator’ tried to call school shooter during attack, Uvalde mayor says

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Tapes Obtained By Politico Reveal GOP Plan To Contest Elections

Recordings of GOP operatives provide an inside look at the strategy to potentially overturn votes. Kurt Bardella and Michael Steele discuss what this means for the upcoming elections. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About: MSNBC is the premier destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines, insightful political commentary and informed perspectives. Reaching more than 95… Continue reading Tapes Obtained By Politico Reveal GOP Plan To Contest Elections

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Eleanor Smart: Cliff diver wants to clean the world’s beaches while pushing her sport to the Olympic Games

The American, who is taking part in the new season of Red Bull’s cliff diving series, has since devoted her time to cleaning up the world’s oceans, one beach at a time. Alongside her partner and fellow diver Owen Weymouth, Smart founded ‘The Clean Cliffs Project’ — an initiative that looks to prevent plastic pollution… Continue reading Eleanor Smart: Cliff diver wants to clean the world’s beaches while pushing her sport to the Olympic Games

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How 'Fear Of Communism' Is Impacting The Latino Vote

A new limited series, ‘Field Report with Paola Ramos’, premiering Wednesday night on MSNBC looks at the rightward drift of the Latino vote, and Ramos joins Morning Joe to preview what she discovered during her research. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.com/SubscribeTomsnbc About: MSNBC is the premier destination for in-depth analysis of daily headlines, insightful political… Continue reading How 'Fear Of Communism' Is Impacting The Latino Vote

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New York’s LaGuardia airport makeover revealed

New York officials on Wednesday, June 1 celebrated the six-year $8 billion reconstruction of the city’s long-derided LaGuardia airport with a brand new Delta Air Lines terminal. Delta’s glittering 1.3 million-square foot $4 billion Terminal C will begin flights on Saturday, June 4 at nine of the 37 new gates. Delta, the largest carrier at… Continue reading New York’s LaGuardia airport makeover revealed

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