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GOP rushes to Feinstein’s defense after her praise of Barrett hearings prompts Democratic fury

GOP rushes to Feinstein’s defense after her praise of Barrett hearings prompts Democratic fury

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, under fire from the left over Amy Coney Barrett‘s confirmation proceedings, is now getting support from some unlikely quarters: Senate Republicans. Top Senate Republicans are expressing their dismay at the treatment of Feinstein after she praised Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham’s handling of the Barrett hearings, trying to characterize…MORE

Kobe and Gianna are two rising baby names of 2020. Karen’s on the decline

Kobe and Gianna are two rising baby names of 2020. Karen’s on the decline

Baby names typically trend as a reflection of the times, and it should come as no surprise that two names have experienced a major boost in popularity: Kobe and Gianna. The rise is no doubt propelled by the tragic deaths of Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna earlier this year. Kobe, Gianna and seven…MORE

Faulty US Covid-19 response meant 130,000 to 210,000 avoidable deaths, report finds

Faulty US Covid-19 response meant 130,000 to 210,000 avoidable deaths, report finds

The Trump Administration’s faltering response to the coronavirus pandemic has led to anywhere between 130,000 and 210,000 deaths that could have been prevented, according to a report released Thursday by a team of disaster preparedness experts. Insufficient testing, a lack of national mask mandates or guidance, a delayed overall response and outright mocking of basic…MORE

NYC, Seattle and Portland sue Trump administration over ‘anarchy’ designation and threat to withhold funding

NYC, Seattle and Portland sue Trump administration over ‘anarchy’ designation and threat to withhold funding

New York City, Seattle and Portland filed a complaint Thursday challenging the Trump administration’s designation of the Democratic-led cities as “anarchist” jurisdictions in hopes of blocking the President’s threat to withhold federal funding. In a news conference earlier Thursday, New York City Corporation Counsel Jim Johnson said the city is taking legal action now because…MORE

Jill Duggar Dillard explains why she broke away from her famous family

Jill Duggar Dillard explains why she broke away from her famous family

Jill Duggar Dillard says she never expected to be distant from her large family. Duggar Dillard, who with her parents and siblings found fame on the TLC series “19 Kids and Counting,” talked to People magazine about how her life has taken a turn since she and her husband, Derick Dillard, pulled away from the…MORE

‘Legally Blonde 3’ pushed to 2022

‘Legally Blonde 3’ pushed to 2022

Elle Woods fans are going to have to wait a bit longer for another “Legally Blonde” movie. MGM announced on its Twitter account this week that the film is coming — just later than fans expected. “Elle Woods is back! Legally Blonde 3 coming May 2022. We rest our case.” Reese Witherspoon played Woods in…MORE

Goldman Sachs unit pleads guilty in Malaysian bribery case

Goldman Sachs unit pleads guilty in Malaysian bribery case

Goldman Sachs’s Malaysian subsidiary has pleaded guilty to charges that it conspired to violate anti-bribery laws in a massive scheme involving the Southeast Asian country’s sovereign wealth fund, known as 1MDB. Goldman has agreed to pay about $2.9 billion to the various authorities, with the payment to the US Justice Department representing the largest ever…MORE

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