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Florida Vet Told She Can't Even Fly a Puerto Rican Flag in Her Own Damn Yard

A veteran in Florida is refusing to take down the Puerto Rican flag flying outside her home after her homeowners’ association notified her that doing so is agai...

Florida Vet Told She Can't Even Fly a Puerto Rican Flag in Her Own Damn Yard

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Florida bosses told Puerto Rican medical staffers: Speak English or be fired, workers say The group of seven Puerto Rican health care workers filed a complaint and wrote a letter to the Florida Department of Health.        ...
00:00, 08/21/2019

Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announces he will resign Puerto Rico’s embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced he will resign from office on Wednesday night amid mass protests on the island after offensive text messages between him and members of his administration leaked to the press. Rosselló announced...
06:52, 07/25/2019

Woman set to replace Puerto Rican governor refuses the job The woman who was next in line to become Puerto Rico’s governor after the current governor resigned amid massive protests said Sunday that she does not want the position. Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez said she does not want to assume the role...
13:52, 07/29/2019

Thousands gather for Puerto Rican Day Parade along Fifth Avenue Thousands of revelers were living la vida loca along Fifth Avenue on Sunday during the Puerto Rican Day Parade. Parade Grand Marshal and PR native Ricky Martin led the colorful Manhattan party, waving the Puerto Rican flag from his float and grinning...
09:52, 06/10/2019

Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló Says He Won't Seek Reelection, But Also Won't Resign After days of large protests in San Juan, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said he will not seek reelection in 2020, but plans to stay in office through the last of his four-year term. Rosselló will also resign as the head of the pro-statehood New P...
11:26, 07/22/2019

AOC ‘runs away’ from opponent Rich Valdes at Puerto Rican Day Parade US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "ran away" when potential Republican opponent Rich Valdes tried to confront her at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan, Valdes supporter Curtis Sliwa said Sunday....
04:13, 06/10/2019

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his long-shot 2020 presidential campaign. The 62nd annual procession up Fifth Avenue — billed as ...
23:13, 06/06/2019

Top Puerto Rican officials resign over profanity-laced chat Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rosselló says his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat that used profanities to describe an ex-New York City official and a federal control board...
06:00, 07/14/2019

Top Puerto Rican officials resign amid group chat scandal Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Saturday that his chief financial officer and secretary of state will step down following their participation in a private chat....
11:13, 07/14/2019

New film explores legacy of Puerto Rican actor Raúl Juliá The influential Puerto Rican actor Raúl Juliá who opened doors for a generation of Latino artists in film and television is the subject of a new documentary...
00:13, 09/12/2019

De Blasio defends skipping Puerto Rican Day Parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his decision to put his presidential aspirations ahead of his mayoral duties by stumping in Iowa Sunday instead of marching in National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth Avenue. “When you’re running for presid...
19:52, 06/07/2019

Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Roselló Resigns After Mass Protests After more than two weeks of mass protests calling for his ouster, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced on Wednesday that he will be resigning from his position, effective August 2....
15:52, 07/25/2019

Connecticut man accused of social media threat to local Puerto Rican festival A Connecticut man was arrested early Saturday for a social media post that police say implied a threat to the New Haven Puerto Rican Festival, according to reports...
13:14, 08/11/2019

Lawsuit accuses Georgia of discriminating against Puerto Rican driver's license applicants A federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a Puerto Rico-born man living in Georgia claims the state discriminates against driver's license applicants from the island territory by scrutinizing them more than other U.S. citizens....
12:52, 07/04/2019

Skeptics Washed Away As Lost Civilization Is Finally Identified By Puerto Rican Figures A collection of highly-controversial stone figures discovered in Puerto Rico are believed by some to have been created by members of the lost Ten Tribes ...
00:26, 07/17/2019

Puerto Rican Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez turns down role as governor The Puerto Rico government official who is next in line to serve as Puerto Rico's governor announced Sunday she does not wish to take on the position....
08:13, 07/29/2019

Daddy Yankee joins chorus of Puerto Rican celebrities calling for governor's resignation Univision's Premios Juventud award show Thursday turned into a platform for celebrities to call for the resignation of the embattled governor of Puerto Rico....
13:39, 07/19/2019

Motorcyclists descend on Puerto Rican capital, call for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign Motorcyclists that swarmed San Juan became the latest to add their thundering voices to calls for the resignation of Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló.        ...
03:52, 07/19/2019

Wanda Vázquez sworn in as Puerto Rican governor after high court boots Pedro Pierluisis Wanda Vázquez took the oath of office Wednesday to become governor of Puerto Rico hours after the state's supreme court ruled that the swearing-in of Pedro Pierluisis was unconstitutional....
12:26, 08/08/2019

Teen mows American flag onto yard in honor of fallen Army pal A patriotic Texas teen honored his fallen soldier friend by mowing an image of the American flag into his front yard — just days before the Fourth of July, according to a new report. Cameron James, 17, told local NBC affiliate KXAS that one of his fr...
06:52, 07/04/2019

Texas teen mows American flag into yard in tribute to fallen soldier HASLET, Texas (KXAS) – A North Texas teenager braved the brutal summer heat to honor a friend in a very patriotic way. Cameron James, 17, said one of his friends was killed while on duty for the Army last week in Arizona. To pay tribute to him,...
04:39, 07/03/2019

Homeowners Hang Mannequin and Confederate Flag in Front Yard, Claim It's a Leftover Halloween Decoration An Arkansas woman showing obvious signs of being racist as fuck economic anxiety insisted that she decorated her front yard with a mannequin hanging from a tree next to a Confederate flag as a tribute to her favorite movie that she couldn’t quite rem...
21:13, 05/30/2019

Watch: Airplane fuel cap plummets into Florida woman's yard A Florida woman said she was sitting outside with a friend when a fuel cap from an airplane fell out of the sky and sliced through her screen enclosure....
05:26, 08/03/2019

Puerto Rico governor, protests, history of the black flag: Everything you need to know The island has demanded national attention after its residents swarmed the streets for weeks in protest against Governor Ricardo Rosselló and his administration.        ...
19:13, 07/25/2019

Six years later, Florida couple wins right to plant veggies in their front-yard Imagine as a homeowner, being told where you can and cannot plant your vegetable garden. That's the exact battle a Florida couple faced for six years....
00:26, 07/04/2019

Anti-ICE protesters pull down American flag, raise Mexico flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag Authorities in Colorado restored an American flag Friday evening after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag of Mexico in its place....
13:52, 07/13/2019

Old Man Wayne Rooney Is Sick Of These Damn Refs And All This Damn Traveling Old Man Wayne Rooney’s MLS stint is just about done. At the conclusion of this season he’ll leave DC United to become a player-manager for Derby County back in England. Perhaps this is a good time for him to make an exit from American soccer, because...
01:26, 08/20/2019

Florida residents told to 'kill iguanas wherever possible' People in Florida are being encouraged to "kill iguanas on their own property wherever possible" - because they are becoming a "nuisance" for homeowners....
14:13, 07/03/2019

Trump pledges more disaster money to Florida, says Puerto Rico should be ‘grateful’ WASHINGTON – At a campaign rally in Panama City Beach Florida, President Trump promised Floridians more disaster dollars, while suggesting Puerto Ricans should be “grateful” for his administration’s response. The president pledged to give $448 ...
05:52, 05/09/2019

Florida man caught with cocaine on nose told cops it wasn’t his A Florida man caught with cocaine on his schnoz during a traffic stop tried to convince the cops that the white powdery substance around his nostrils did not belong to him, authorities said. Fabricio Tueros Jimenez, 20, was a passenger in a car that ...
17:13, 06/11/2019

Hurricane Dorian spares Puerto Rico and heads for Florida's eastern coast Power outages and flooding were reported in the Virgin Islands and the Puerto Rican islands, but no damagesHurricane Dorian caused limited damage in the northern Caribbean as it left the region and gathered strength late Wednesday, setting its sights...
04:00, 08/29/2019

Dorian takes aim at Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic; Florida, Bahamas on alert Tropical Storm Dorian is set to take a path that will reach the coast of the Dominican Republic mid-week before traveling northwestward through the Bahamas with an eventual strike on the Florida Peninsula late Saturday....
00:26, 08/28/2019

Protesters Highlight Gay Rights, Puerto Rico, Immigration as Trump Relaunches Campaign in Florida (ORLANDO, Fla.) — Opponents of President Donald Trump’s reelection announcement Tuesday in Florida are launching their protests at a nearby gay bar where a mariachi band and a drag queen will perform in what organizers say will be a publi...
23:13, 06/18/2019

Florida principal reassigned after he told parent he 'can't say the Holocaust is a factual, historical event' The principal of a Florida high school allegedly refused to believe the Holocaust happened because "not everyone believes" the historical event — which left some six million people dead — actually happened....
00:52, 07/09/2019

Now, He Worries: Trump Shows Concern as Hurricane Dorian Bears Down on Florida; Not So Much When It Was Headed for Puerto Rico Seems there was a time — long, long ago — when the commander in chief, the so-called leader of the free world, was also the consoler in chief, comforting Americans in their time of need and assuring them all would be right with the world....
02:52, 08/31/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian spurs Puerto Rico to declare state of emergency, as Florida under possible threat The fourth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was churning in the eastern Caribbean Sea on Tuesday after passing by Barbados and St. Lucia on a track that will take it extremely close to Puerto Rico's southwest coast, spurring the island's ...
22:52, 08/27/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
18:13, 05/24/2019

University of Central Florida student told alleged rape victim ' I just really wanted to have sex': police A University of Central Florida student accused of rape reportedly told the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” a police affidavit revealed Friday....
14:52, 07/19/2019

Fallen Heroes Memorial in Florida made of dog tags of fallen soldiers as American flag The Fallen Heroes Memorial is now stationed in Florida, honoring American veterans with a 28-foot-wide American flag made of the dog tags of fallen soldiers....
04:13, 06/28/2019

Flag Code outlines how to properly display American flag this July 4th Courtesy: Getty Images Although Nike has recalled its “Betsy Ross” American flag sneakers, shoppers looking for flag-adorned clothing in stores will have plenty of other options, even though the popular trend is technically illegal. Nike had intended...
00:13, 07/04/2019

WATCH: Veteran climbs flag pole, fixes American flag at Navy SEAL monument A veteran has captured the hearts of social media users after he climbed a flag pole at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s Navy SEAL monument to fix a loose American flag....
06:39, 07/20/2019

Protesters take down US flag and replace it with a Mexican flag at ICE detention center @mattmauronews/Twitter Protesters gathered outside of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in Aurora, Colorado, and hoisted a Mexican flag on Friday afternoon. An upside down Blue Lives Matter flag spray painted with "Abolish ICE" was also ...
12:39, 07/13/2019

Anti-ICE protesters take down American flag to hoist Mexican flag An anti-ICE protest in Colorado morphed into an anti-US display when demonstrators hauled down the Stars and Stripes and hoisted a Mexican flag in its place. The Friday night march outside an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Au...
15:39, 07/14/2019

Contractor Shows Up at Black Couple’s House With Confederate Flag, Shockingly Gets Fired: ‘I Didn’t Know the Flag Offended, Y’all’ In my 38 years of life, I’ve owned Tonka Trucks, college degrees, and poor credit, but a golf cart sounds like an unexpected headache waiting to happen....
20:00, 07/03/2019

Trump Supports Ban on Flag Burning, But Not Flag Humping In another shocking turn of events, the guy who likes to hump the U.S. flag and dodged the draft five times is “all in” on a proposed constitutional amendment to ban flag burning....
04:39, 06/16/2019

Why America’s Most Famous Flag Burner Is Celebrating This Flag Day Cleveland will pay $225,000 to Gregory L. Johnson, who claims police officers violated his rights. Those rights were established 30 years ago in a Supreme Court case that bears his name....
07:52, 06/15/2019

Flag Day is June 14: Here's what you need to know about flag etiquette Since 1942, the United States has followed the U.S. Flag Code, a long list of rules and guidelines for displaying and respecting the American flag.        ...
02:26, 06/15/2019

Puerto Rico's Government Is Corrupt as Hell, and It's Hurting Regular Puerto Ricans Today, the FBI arrested two former senior officials who served with Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló, along with four other suspects in a corruption scandal, according to the Washington Post. The scandal has led to calls for Rosselló’s resignation....
03:39, 07/11/2019

It Turns Out People From Florida Are Better at Guessing if a ‘Florida Man’ Story Really Happened in Florida By all accounts, it was a classic “Florida Man” story. On July 26, 2018, a 25-year-old man fired two shots in his home to ward off what he first described as an armed and masked intruder. When police found no evidence of a break-in and hi...
22:52, 07/24/2019

Costa Rican government confiscates 30,000 bottles of alcohol after 19 deaths Costa Rica's national health ministry issued a warning after 19 people died after consuming alcohol with toxic levels of methanol.       ...
00:00, 07/23/2019

Hot Damn it's a Hot Rod You’ve probably seen some of the project cars that Mike Burroughs has built. You might be familiar with his badass BMW, Rusty Slammington. Or maybe you know his gorgeous BMW E28 track car. Or his first hot rod build, with BMW power, that I inexplicab...
07:39, 06/01/2019

Damn, No Greenland President Deals is up to it again! Over the past week, word got out that the White House has been exploring some kind of arrangement to buy the autonomous Danish territory of Greenland—which in addition to giving the U.S. more military access to a st...
14:52, 08/21/2019

Hot Damn, We're Going To Europa Of all the planets and moons in our solar system that are likely to harbor life, Europa has to be one of the most promising. I mean, yeah, Earth is pretty good too, but after Earth, the ocean-world of the Jovian moon Europa is full of exciting possib...
01:13, 08/21/2019

American Trucks Have Gotten Too Damn Big Volkswagen seems to want to give America the small and cheap truck it deserves, China’s trying to avoid an EV market crash, and tensions between Nissan and Renault continue. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, June 4, 2019....
20:00, 06/04/2019

All the Movies Are Too Damn Long!!!! A disturbing new piece out today from the Hollywood Reporter confirms what we all know in our hearts to be true: all movies now are way too long....
02:52, 09/13/2019

Hot Damn, Vlad Jr. Can Slide, Too It was already well-known that Blue Jays rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is the complete package at the plate. After a slightly rough start to his career, Baby Vlad has been mashing the ball—since the All-Star Break, he’s hitting .319 and slugging .530....
03:13, 09/07/2019

NBC cancels A.P. Bio, which is a damn shame Everybody go ahead and start to shut up now, because NBC has an announcement: Mike O’Brien’s two-season scholastic sitcom A.P. Bio has just been canceled. Starring Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt, and one of the best ensembles of young performers curre...
07:00, 05/25/2019

I Didn’t Even Know I Needed Spotify’s New App, but Damn Yesterday, Spotify introduced a simplified, radio-only version of its app for U.S. users called Spotify Stations. And somewhere, Pandora Radio executives probably let out a beleaguered groan.Read more......
08:13, 06/06/2019

The Galaxy Note 10+ Is Damn Near Perfect When a phone retails at $1,100, it can’t just be good, it has to be superb. It needs to deliver features you don’t get on other phones, maintain excellence across all the standard metrics, and be able to handle pretty much any situation, whether it’s...
00:00, 08/23/2019

CHEAP: DAMN SON(Y), an A7 II camera for $898? Sign me the F up Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Sony just announced the new and improved A7R IV, a beast of a full-frame camera with a 61-megapixel sensor. I love it. I want it. I need it. But it’ll only start ...
07:39, 07/22/2019

Damn near everyone is queer in the Borderlands franchise and I’m here for it A playable main character from the upcoming hybrid RPG/shooter Borderlands 3, The Beastmaster FL4K, will be a robot that identifies as non-binary and uses they/them pronouns. This may be the closest we’ve come to getting a playable, canonically trans...
17:00, 08/17/2019

The NFL Has Accepted The 80-Yard Field So Now Chaos Can Reign So it turns out that professional football teams can do all the things they need to do on any given day with 20 percent less field. All they have to do is not give much of a damn about it....
06:26, 08/24/2019

Dwight Gooden’s arrest is a damn shame Dammit. That was the only reaction. That was the only way to respond to the news. It’s been the only way to react to the worst of the news involving Dwight Gooden since April 1, 1987, when an EMIT screen test administered during spring training revea...
03:13, 07/14/2019

Here's Why All of F1's Newest Circuits Feel So Damn Boring Are you really a Formula One fan if you haven’t cursed a Tilkedrome at least once in your life? It’s pretty commonplace to lambast the series for the hellishly boring, cookie-cutter approach to track construction since Hermann Tilke joined the racing...
22:26, 06/05/2019

Damn, Donald, Back At It Again With the Gross Pools The president of the United States may be an infamous germophobe, but he is also an infamous cheapskate whose business ventures regularly attract the attention of health authorities. The latter of these two impulses appears to have won out by far wit...
13:26, 05/07/2019

Quit Smashing Giannis Into The Damn Wall Already For a top-seeded team that rampaged through the regular season and the first two rounds of the playoffs at a nigh-historic level of dominance, the Milwaukee Bucks feature a dull-ass half-court offense. Often—dismally often—it’s just, well, this:...
19:26, 05/22/2019

America's 'Most Dangerous Car' Is Actually Pretty Damn Safe The automotive research firm iSeeCars.com released a study called “The Most Dangerous Cars in the U.S.” and as a result, a bunch of websites have been running articles with titles like Fatal Attraction: These Are The Deadliest Cars On The Road, which...
21:13, 05/15/2019

That damn Friends monkey is starring in the Y: The Last Man show It’s one of those weird truths of the history of television production that one of the biggest TV shows of all time—a network-saving miracle that dominated the haircuts and conversations of an entire nation for the better part of a decade—devoted a v...
07:26, 08/18/2019

The Fastest Damn Racing Game I've Ever Played When I was young, I remember being enraptured by the stark vector graphics of tank-shooter Battlezone. The green hues and blocky shapes approximated explosive combat that couldn’t quite be rendered in high fidelity. Byte Driver, a new indie racing ga...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Joe Biden's Campaign Staff Is at the End of Their Damn Rope It’s not often that you should feel bad for people who willingly sign up to help Joe “Son” Biden reach the White House, but today might just be one of those days....
18:13, 06/20/2019

Damn: The Kid From ‘Smart House’ Got Hot But Now He’s Not Hot Again, You Just Missed The Window If you’re a ’90s kid who grew up on a healthy diet of Disney Channel Original Movies, you might want to sit down, because we’ve got some pretty major news for you. The kid from Smart House got hot, but now he’s not hot again—you just missed the windo...
16:00, 07/23/2019

Damn, Coco Gauff's Prodigious Wimbledon Run Is Over Any disappointment that a 15-year-old lost to a top seed at Wimbledon is absurd on its face, but that’s just how good Coco Gauff’s tournament has been. The expectations have been warped beyond any recognizable norms....
07:52, 07/09/2019

Damn. Even Team USA Doesn't Want Carmelo Anthony While Kobe Bryant, Dirk Nowitzki and Dwyane Wade enjoyed graceful ascents into the NBA afterlife, 10-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony’s excruciating exodus has been anything but....
02:00, 08/09/2019

The first trailer for A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood is here and we're already a damn mess For those of us who were fortunate enough to watch Fred Rogers during our more formative years, there’s a good possibility that we were totally unaware that we were witnessing something truly rare. Mister Rogers’ Neighorhood was more than visits fro...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Damn. Even Team USA Doesn’t Want Carmelo Anthony While Kobe Bryant, Dirk Nowitzki, and Dwyane Wade enjoyed graceful ascents into the NBA afterlife, 10-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony’s excruciating exodus has been anything but....
05:39, 08/09/2019

'Emotional' Pineiro drills 53-yard FG to lift Bears Kicker Eddy Pineiro's 53-yard FG as time expired lifted the Bears to a 16-14 win over the Broncos on Sunday. Pineiro was 3-for-3 on his field goal attempts vs. Denver....
05:13, 09/16/2019

Carli Lloyd says she ‘definitely got some inquiries’ after 55-yard field goal: ‘Anything is possible’ U.S. soccer star Carli Lloyd’s impressive 55-yard field goal during a recent Philadelphia Eagles practice apparently caught the attention of some in the NFL who made “some inquiries.”...
03:39, 08/24/2019

#PickingUpTrashWhileBlack: Colorado Cop Resigns After Drawing Gun on Man Cleaning His Yard John Smyly, a white Colorado police officer caught on video pulling a gun on a black man picking up trash outside his home, has resigned....
23:26, 05/19/2019

Packers-Raiders game being played on 80-yard field The Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers are playing their exhibition game in Canada on a shortened field out of concern for the safety of the players       ...
04:26, 08/23/2019

Raiders edge Packers on 80-yard field in Winnipeg Daniel Carson kicked a 33-yard field goal with 8 seconds remaining, and the Oakland Raiders earned a bizarre 22-21 preseason victory over the Green Bay Packers on a field that was shortened to 80 yards over concerns about player safety   &...
12:26, 08/23/2019

Florida wildlife services declared open season in Florida — for iguanas Getty Images/carstenbrandt Record-breaking heat in Florida is attracting green iguanas, so much so that homeowners are now encouraged to kill the invasive species on their property. Green iguanas are not native to Florida and are considered an invas...
23:13, 07/27/2019

After FBI briefing, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says Russian hackers accessed voter databases in 2 Florida counties TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After FBI briefing, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says Russian hackers accessed voter databases in 2 Florida counties....
17:52, 05/14/2019

Florida Clarifies Its Directive to Kill Iguanas 'Whenever Possible' After Florida Man Gets Shot Earlier this month, Florida’s conservation authority urged homeowners to exterminate invasive green iguanas “whenever possible,” without the need for permits. The accidental shooting of a pool maintenance worker by an iguana hunter has now prompted s...
01:52, 07/30/2019

Of Course Trump Signed This D-Day Thing Like a Damn Autograph Book Aside from President Trump holding up a D-Day memorial to do a Fox News interview with the abominable Laura Ingraham with a cemetery backdrop, Trump’s trip overseas was relatively low on comedic value....
16:13, 06/07/2019

Fallout 76 Players May Finally Get Their Damn Collector's Bags After a seven-month wait underscored by security issues and cheap nylon, Fallout 76 players may be able to get the collector’s edition bags they were promised....
08:52, 06/08/2019

New Watchmen teaser arrives with a whole damn army of Rorschachs After months of little sneak peeks buried in “coming soon” montages, HBO has finally released a much longer teaser for Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen series, which premieres sometime this fall. Previous teasers didn’t give us a whole lot to go on, but thi...
20:13, 05/08/2019

I Can't Help Reading Every Damn Text Box In Fire Emblem: Three Houses Fire Emblem: Three Houses has been a little bit of a slow burn for me. While I’ve been a fan of the series since Awakening, I found myself beset by choice paralysis in Three Houses when I realized that I did not even remotely feel attached to any of ...
19:52, 08/05/2019

Rep tears into Mueller on obstruction report: Trump 'damn sure should not be below the law' Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe blasted former Special Counsel Robert Mueller Wednesday for his report findings on alleged obstruction of justice by President Trump, claiming the section violated Justice Department policy and the “bedrock principle of...
16:26, 07/24/2019

The Predators Have Gone Too Damn Far in This Exclusive Look Inside Archie vs Predator 2 Murdering a bunch of Riverdale’s finest during the events of Archie vs. Predator, one of the most delectably silly crossovers in Archie Comics history? Fine, comes with the vs. Predator territory. But going after the Opportunity rover!? A line must b...
08:13, 06/28/2019

Bryce Harper Mashed A Tater Over The Damn Batter's Eye Bryce Harper’s been having a rough go of it lately. He’s been a semi-regular subject of the Philadelphia faithful’s boo birds, and is hitting a less-than-impressive .222/.363/.430 slash line. He’s also striking out a shit ton. Yet, there’s still a r...
01:52, 05/19/2019

Nintendo Announces New Joy-Con Colors, Which Look Pretty Damn Nice This morning, in addition to a new Switch with longer battery life, Nintendo announced some fresh new Joy-Cons. As a plebeian stuck with drab grey controllers, these neon wonder-cons have literally brightened my day....
16:00, 07/17/2019

Damn it feels good to be a Nintendo Switch owner One of the few criticisms leveled against Nintendo Switch at launch was its game selection. Although Breath Of The Wild was a huge smash, a lot of the other titles left a lot to be desired. I mean, anyone remember 1-2-Switch?  Well, following Nintend...
16:26, 06/13/2019

In Observation, You Play A Computer That Might Be Losing Its Damn Mind In most science fiction stories, artificial intelligence is bad news. With the familiar beats of Greek tragedy, AI is almost always destined to bring ruin to those with the hubris to create it. So how would it feel if you were the AI, and it was your...
05:00, 05/22/2019

OK, here is a complete list of every damn thing that is coming to Quibi (so far) Quibi, the forthcoming short-form streaming service with the dumb-yet-catchy moniker, hasn’t put on a flamboyant presentation like its Disney+ or Apple TV+ competitors (yet), but that hasn’t stopped the billion dollar-infused platform from announcing...
23:39, 08/23/2019

Bryce Harper Can Still Throw The Dick Off A Damn Baseball Bryce Harper’s hitting still mostly hasn’t come around. He’s socked a couple impressive dingers recently, but he’s still batting just .229 on the season after putting up another 0-fer Monday night against the Cubs. Ultimately it’ll be his plate produ...
09:26, 05/21/2019

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is booming, but still holds rustic charm The booming Brooklyn Navy Yard, where mighty World War II battleships were launched, has scores of more peaceful new stories to tell. Owned by the city since 1966, the contemporary industrial park now boasts a daily workforce of 9,500, up from 3,600 ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

73-year-old woman kills venomous cobra found in her yard NBC — Snakes and stones can’t break Granny’s bones. That’s the message one woman is sending to unwanted visitors lurking in her garden. At first glance, you’d think Great Grandma Kathy Kehoe couldn’t hurt a fly. Un...
14:26, 06/28/2019

Saints break Week 1 curse with last-second 58-yard field goal Thanks to Wil Lutz's heroics, the Saints are now 1-0 for the first time since 2013. They really needed it with the brutal stretch they have coming up....
10:13, 09/10/2019

Maryland officials: Inmate killed in prison-yard altercation CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland inmate is dead after violence involving a cluster of criminals on a prison exercise yard. Maryland State Police said Sunday that 33-year-old inmate Herbert Mayes was dead where he fell inside the West...
22:13, 06/09/2019

Ford EcoSport Thunder Edition Spotted At Dealership Yard Images of an upcoming special edition Ford EcoSport have recently surfaced online. Badged as the Ford EcoSport Thunder, the new special edition model is reported to have been spotted at a dealership......
02:13, 05/24/2019

Rosen leads 99-yard TD drive in Dolphins' win over Jaguars Josh Rosen came off the bench late in the third quarter and engineered a 99-yard touchdown drive, and the Miami Dolphins beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 22-7 in a preseason game       ...
08:26, 08/23/2019

Second MTA time clock sabotaged by vandal in Brooklyn train yard A second MTA time-keeping device was sabotaged Saturday — this one on the subway system. It follows the vandalism earlier this week of a new “biometric’’ employee check-in, check-out device that recognizes workers’ fingerprints at the Long Island Rai...
23:52, 06/08/2019

That Time a Plane Crashed Into the White House’s Front Yard Washington D.C. is our nation’s most protected airspace, shielded by surface-to-air missiles and fighter jets loaded for interception at all hours of the day. But that wasn’t the case on September 12, 1994, when Frank Eugene Corder smashed a stolen C...
04:13, 07/29/2019

These Cordless Yard Tools Are Dirt Cheap, And Ready For Fall It’s 2019, and your lawn tools don’t need to run on gas anymore. Worx’s eBay storefront is currently blowing out a couple of 20V cordless tool bundles, with an extra 15% off at checkout....
21:39, 08/21/2019

Driverless cars off to a slow start at Brooklyn Navy Yard New York’s first-ever commercial driverless cars got off to a slow start in the Big Apple. Boston-based tech company Optimus Ride’s fleet of six autonomous vehicles officially opened to the public Wednesday, transporting passengers along a one-mile l...
18:52, 08/07/2019

Arizona man admits burying mom in yard to keep collecting her checks, officials say Daniel Shannon, 66, is facing multiple charges after authorities found his mother's body buried on his property.        ...
00:13, 05/24/2019

The Case for Washcloths: Why White People Need to Wash Their Damn Legs I really don’t know what to write to introduce this video, so I’m just going to be literal. It has recently been revealed, through various social media platforms, that some people who happen to be white have boycotted the entire leg- and hand-washing...
21:00, 07/01/2019

The AHL Playoff MVP Made Some Buffalo Wings Inside The Damn Calder Cup One of the best traditions in hockey is the customary “players’ day with the Cup” that happens after a team wins a championship. And while the St. Louis Blues are gallivanting around with the Stanley Cup doing god knows that, we can say with some cer...
18:26, 08/27/2019

Joel Embiid’s heartbreak: Tears, gal pal embrace and ‘damn’ The Process There stood Joel Embiid, crouched over, his hands gripping his hair trying to fathom the shock. Then the tears began rolling down the 7-foot behemoth’s stone-cold face as he left the Toronto floor, that was in stark contrast, filled with jubila...
09:39, 05/13/2019

8 More Game of Thrones Goofs That Show Maybe We Shouldn't Take the Coffee Cup So Damn Seriously Game of Thrones enraged the world when it had the audacity to forget a coffee cup was in one of the shots—so much so, it’s already been digitally removed. But this isn’t the first time that a mistake like this has happened. Read more......
22:52, 05/07/2019

‘Let’s Go’: I Watched the First 12 Minutes of Queen & Slim at Essence Fest. Damn. “Black people don’t live, they survive,” Lena Waithe uttered to an eager audience of Essence Fest patrons who had just witnessed something that left us wanting more. That line not only reflects reality but embodies the upcoming film she wrote, Queen ...
19:13, 07/08/2019

I wanted to hate Popeyes’ chicken sandwich, but damn it, it’s good I was ready — make that itching — to laugh off Popeyes’ brand-new chicken sandwich. The Twitter war between Popeyes and its competitors over bragging rights alone was enough to make me barf. Plus, all the other heavily hyped “new” offerings fro...
01:39, 08/23/2019

Bill Hader reflects on The Rock launching him through a damn window From his time on SNL to his numerous film roles to creating and starring in the Peabody Award-winning Barry, there’s plenty you could ask Bill Hader. A caller on Watch What Happens Live, however, thought it best to instead focus on Hader’s time as a ...
00:52, 05/18/2019

Cowardly Cats featurette refuses to show us the damn cat people The first trailer for Cats, Tom Hooper’s film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical, arrives on an internet near you this Friday. Unfortunately, you’ll have to wait until then to see what all these famous people will look like in cat fo...
00:52, 07/18/2019

Did You Know Samira Wiley Was Asante Blackk’s Aunt? Because They Have the Same Damn Face Samira Wiley is an auntie. Nope, not that kind—we’re not getting into that again—the Emmy winner is an actual biological auntie of a 2019 Emmy nominee....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Scotland Yard's Twitter account breached in series of bizarre posts Met police say people should ignore posts ‘until we verify that it is back under official control’ Scotland Yard’s principal Twitter account, which is followed by more than 1.2 million people and is used to provide important alerts in times of crisis...
02:52, 07/20/2019

Post reporter tests Brooklyn Navy Yard’s self-driving shuttles As I prepared to step into the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s new self-driving shuttles, I felt nervous. “If the car can operate by itself, then why would it need a safety driver up front?” I thought to myself. But once we zoomed off, I quickly got comfortable...
17:39, 08/07/2019

Football teams have reached out to Carli Lloyd after 55-yard field goal Hey Jets, were you watching? Because Carli Lloyd is listening. Days after the USWNT star went viral for kicking field goals at a joint Eagles-Ravens practice, Lloyd said she’s had some interest in her abilities. Hitting a 55-yarder will do that...
06:52, 08/23/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 27: Junk Yard Band 'Loose Booty' Washington, D.C., and its culture absolutely changed my life. I was first introduced to D.C.—outside of the national stories about Marion Barry—in a pre-freshman program the summer before my freshman year at Morehouse College in 1997. A few of the st...
23:39, 06/27/2019

Watch: Redskins get 96-yard INT for TD, Dwayne Haskins shines in loss to Bengals The Washington Redskins got a 96-yard interception return for a touchdown on the first drive of the game during a preseason loss to the Cincinnati Bengals....
15:26, 08/16/2019

Wayne Rooney had sports fans in awe with this beautiful 65-yard goal from beyond midfield Wayne Rooney added to his extensive career highlight reel with an incredible long-range goal in DC United's win over Orlando City.       ...
06:26, 06/27/2019

Scotland Yard Questioned Kevin Spacey Over Sexual Assault Claims LONDON — British police have travelled to the U.S. to interview Kevin Spacey about sexual assault allegations. The Metropolitan Police is investigating six allegations against the former “House of Cards” star, who ran London’s...
00:13, 07/07/2019

Watch: Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes throws 68-yard TD on second pass of season It didn't take long for NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes to throw his first touchdown of the season. The Kansas City Chiefs star completed a 68-yard touchdown toss on his second throw of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars....
07:13, 09/09/2019

Packers and Raiders forced to play preseason game on 80-yard field Hold all your Canadian exchange rate jokes, please. Thursday’s Packers-Raiders matchup in Winnipeg, Manitoba, took place on an 80-yard field after the Raiders voiced concerns over patched goal-post holes in an end zone. The posts were moved fro...
06:52, 08/23/2019

Argument over dog poop in yard leads to shooting, two seriously injured: Kentucky police Glenn Gholar Jr. was arrested Friday after he reportedly shot a woman in the face and a man multiple times during an argument over "fecal matter."        ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Danny returns to The Overlook (and those damn twins) in new Doctor Sleep trailer Mike Flanagan’s adaptation of Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep is perhaps more interesting for its approach than the story itself, which follows a grown-up Danny Torrance in the years following The Shining. King’s novel is a direct sequel to his own book,...
21:39, 09/08/2019

Dodgers Fan Keeps Trying To Catch Foul Balls, Keeps Throwing Food All Over The Damn Place The undisputed highlight of last night’s game between the Dodgers and Giants, which ended up a 2-1 victory for San Francisco, was the two-part slapstick routine that one Dodgers fan performed in the stands, much to the detriment of his wallet, his ap...
02:26, 05/03/2019

Dark Phoenix turns one of the most celebrated arcs in all of comics into just another damn X-Men movie Magneto, played again by Michael Fassbender, shows up about halfway through Dark Phoenix, the latest and probably last movie featuring this particular big-screen iteration of the X-Men. The master of magnetism has given up the terrorist life, redirec...
09:13, 06/05/2019

Ted Cruz tells Mike Pompeo to 'follow the damn law' on arms sales Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent decision to authorize emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia was an exercise in "foolishness" that flouted federal law, a prominent Senate Republican charged....
07:52, 07/11/2019

You Could Microwave A Hot Pocket In The Time It Took Zack Greinke To Throw This Damn Pitch Zack Greinke was up against Ozzie Albies in the top of the second and had just thrown his second consecutive changeup outside of the strike zone to give the Braves batter a full count. With two men on base, Greinke didn’t want to be the one to break ...
14:26, 05/12/2019

Verizon's Visible Is Offering Truly Unlimited Cell Data Right Now and Honestly, Damn Last year, Verizon revamped its cell plans with three new tiers that, despite having “Unlimited” in their names, don’t actually come with unlimited data. But now, Visible—Verizon’s more budget-friendly spinoff—is back with an offer that really does i...
06:52, 06/27/2019

Chip, Dale, your whole damn childhood apparently coming to the DuckTales reboot Real quick, let’s get this out of the way up top: How the fuck did the universe conspire to somehow get us to write not just one, but two separate Newswire stories about Chip ‘N’ Dale’s Rescue Rangers in the summer of 20-goddamn-19? Are we trapped in...
05:52, 07/20/2019

Arizona Quarterback Khalil Tate Was One Yard Short Of Sending The Game To Overtime Saturday’s game between Arizona and Hawaii featured eight turnovers, over 1100 yards of offense and 83 points, yet the most exciting moment of the game began with only 10 seconds remaining in regulation....
01:13, 08/26/2019

Raiders, Packers play on 80-yard field in Canada after safety concerns in end zones Don’t blame the Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers if they gave a less-than-100-percent effort in Thursday night’s NFL preseason game: The field was only 80 yards long....
03:39, 08/24/2019

Senior MPs demand Scotland Yard backtracks on warning to press after Sir Kim Darroch leak Senior MPs have demanded Scotland Yard backtracks after warning the media not to publish leaks following the publication of confidential memos from the UK's ambassador to Washington....
18:26, 07/15/2019

Packers-Raiders Preseason Game Played On 80-Yard Field Due To CFL Goalpost Issue Thursday night’s Packers-Raiders game is being played in Winnipeg, at the home of the Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Suited though the stadium may be for Canadian gridiron football, it turns out the field is not up to the job of hosti...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Mazda's 'Holy Grail' Engine Won't Be Very Powerful But Hot Damn the Fuel Mileage Is Good Mazda’s new Skyactiv-X engine—which promises better fuel mileage thanks to a new type of gasoline combustion—is finally almost here. Mazda confirmed power and fuel mileage numbers today and said that deliveries of new Mazda 3s with the 2.0 liter four...
22:26, 06/05/2019

Tom Friedman Talking Some Shit About Spoons--If You Can Follow This, You're Smarter Than Me--No Damn Idea What He Means Here Thomas Friedman, a free AOL CD-ROM from 1994 resting atop a Jon Meacham book, reveals today: How to Defeat Trump. Does it involve a horribly twisted and nonsensical metaphor? You bet!...
04:26, 05/09/2019

Audiences can learn how to cause a damn scene at a graveyard as Steel Magnolias returns to theaters For those who have yet to witness the glory of Olympia Dukakis begging Sally Field to smack Shirley MacLaine, fear not. Ahead of its 30-year anniversary, the iconic 1989 film Steel Magnolias is heading to theaters for a limited engagement. Per a rece...
20:13, 05/08/2019

Rare Harry Potter book bought at yard sale could fetch thousands at auction A worn-out first edition copy of Harry Potter — bought second-hand 20 years ago for roughly $1 — could fetch up to $37,000 at auction this month. The rare hardback copy of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” is one of just 500 original c...
00:26, 07/03/2019

World Cup winner Carli Lloyd nails 55-yard field goal at NFL practice – video USA footballer Carli Lloyd has showed she could kick it in the NFL as well after drilling 55-yard field goals at a training camp. Lloyd, a Philadelphia Eagles fan, connected on several 40-yard attempts with room to spare, before hitting from 55 yards...
18:26, 08/21/2019

Facial recognition software used by Scotland Yard wrong in four out of five cases, damning report warns Four out of five people identified as suspects by controversial facial recognition technology used at Scotland Yard were innocent, a damning new report has found....
07:52, 07/04/2019

US Open: Phil Mickelson belts 370-yard drive, posts third-round 75, praises USGA Phil Mickelson had some impressive shots in third round of US Open at Pebble Beach, but his back nine was littered with bogeys.        ...
11:39, 06/16/2019

Carli Lloyd deserves 'honest tryout' after drilling 55-yard field goal at NFL practice Lloyd drills long field goals during visit to Eagles training campHall of Fame scout Gil Brandt says Lloyd deserves ‘honest tryout’World Cup champion Carli Lloyd showed off her leg during a visit to Philadelphia Eagles training camp on Tuesday, drill...
18:26, 08/21/2019

New Jersey woman watches Pennywise doll float into her yard, promptly burns it with fire In what’s either a clever bit of viral marketing for It: Chapter 2 or a genuinely unnerving bit of happenstance, a plush Pennywise doll covered in odd scribblings floated into a woman’s yard and scared the ever-loving piss out of her. Renee Jensen, a...
03:26, 08/20/2019

Vernon Davis Hurdles Defender, Burns Eagles For 48-Yard Touchdown, Walks Off In Pain With Jordan Reed inactive, Washington started Vernon Davis at tight end today against the Eagles. It paid off early with this spectacular 48-yard touchdown, but that might’ve used up all the remaining gas in the 35-year-old’s tank....
19:52, 09/09/2019

Possible mountain lion sighting in Minnesota yard prompts warning from officials: ​'Stay aware, everyone!' Officials in Elk River, Minn., issued a warning this week after one resident's home security camera captured an image of what is believed to be a cougar....
18:26, 06/14/2019

Kevin Spacey interviewed by Scotland Yard in connection with London-based assault allegations Variety reports today that actor Kevin Spacey—the subject of numerous allegations of sexual assault that helped kick off the #MeToo movement back in 2017—has now been interviewed by the U.K.’s Scotland Yard in association with accusations made about ...
21:39, 07/06/2019

Golf: Ikeda tames 8000-yard monster in Japan, qualifies for British Open Yuta Ikeda qualified for next month's British Open by winning the Japan Tour's Mizuno Open on Sunday, a tournament where the monster length of the course raised eyebrows....
04:13, 06/03/2019

W Series Driver Emma Kimiläinen's Incredibly Finnish Podium Celebration Is Too Damn Relatable The W Series just wrapped up its first full season this past weekend with Jamie Chadwick securing the championship at Brands Hatch. That in itself is pretty awesome, but lost in the thrill of the championship weekend was Finnish driver Emma Kimiläine...
19:26, 08/14/2019

Daredevil's amazing single-shot prison riot can't win a stunts Emmy because it's too damn long Consider this your reminder to be impressive, but not too impressive, as you make your operatically violent way through life. Fans of Netflix’s now-canceled Daredevil were disappointed this week to learn that the series wasn’t on the ballot for an Em...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Bernie Sanders on ‘Medicare For All’ snaps, ‘I wrote the damn bill!’ Some of the presidential candidates at the Democratic primary debate Tuesday questioned “Medicare For All” — but Sen. Bernie Sanders wasn’t having it, saying he knows it’ll benefit workers because, “I wrote the da...
04:39, 07/31/2019

Extinction Rebellion protests cost police £7 million, says Scotland Yard chief Cressida Dick Extinction Rebellion's recent mass protests across the capital cost Scotland Yard an extra £7million to police, putting a "huge strain" on the force, it was revealed today....
03:26, 05/03/2019

Body of Kenyan stowaway found in London yard after falling from plane's landing gear: police Authorities in London are investigating after a body, believed to be that of Kenyan stowaway, was found in the garden of one home over the weekend after likely falling from the landing gear of a plane passing over. ...
17:52, 07/02/2019

Massachusetts man accidentally sold wife’s bike – given to her by Holocaust-surviving father – during yard sale: reports A Massachusetts man mistakenly sold a vintage bike that was gifted to his wife by her Holocaust-surviving father more than 45 years ago and is now desperate to get it back, according to reports....
13:26, 07/08/2019

U.S. women's soccer legend Carli Lloyd absolutely drilled a 55-yard FG at Eagles practice Carli Lloyd showed NFL kickers how it's done at a Ravens-Eagles joint practice, making a 55-yard field goal attempt look really easy.       ...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Scotland Yard's most wanted: Man accused of petrol station knife attack among fugitives named A suspect accused of the near-fatal stabbing of a young man at a petrol station is among Scotland Yard's 18 most wanted violent fugitives named today....
07:13, 07/05/2019

Jennifer Lawrence to play damn dirty rat in Paolo Sorrentino-directed mafia movie, Mob Girl Following in the cement-covered footsteps of classic characters like Big Pussy Bonpensiero, Billy Costigan, and Joe “Donnie Brasco” Pistone, Jennifer Lawrence is set to break omerta (and Al Pacino’s heart) in Mob Girl, the story of real-world mafia w...
00:26, 07/25/2019

Reflections on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Public Statement. First Thought: Damn, He Looks Like the Night King Maybe it’s because none of us has never really seen special counsel Robert Mueller—or maybe it’s because I just never gave a shit. But during his first public speaking appearance since he dropped his long-awaited debut album, Strictly for My Russian ...
19:52, 05/29/2019

Minot State's Cory Carignan pulls off wild 100-yard kickoff return TD vs. Minnesota-Duluth Minot State's Cory Carignan provided an early college football play of the year candidate on a must-see 100-yard kickoff return touchdown.       ...
19:39, 09/06/2019

Watch: U.S. women's soccer star Carli Lloyd drills 55-yard field goal at Eagles practice United States Women's National Team star Carli Lloyd showed she can hit a 55-yard field goal with ease, splitting the uprights during a practice appearance with the Philadelphia Eagles....
15:39, 08/21/2019

Beekeepers estimate the hive found in a Midland, Texas yard weighs 90 pounds and is home to thousands of bees (KWES)  If you’re driving down Princeton Avenue in Midland, Texas you might see a giant wooden box hanging about 15 feet off the ground in a tree. If you take a closer look you will notice a beehive with thousands of European honey bees buzzing...
09:26, 08/17/2019

Carl Beech latest: Scotland Yard defends investigation into made-up VIP paedophile ring which cost £2 million Scotland Yard has defended its investigation into a fictitious VIP paedophile ring which saw a number of senior politicians falsely accused of hideous crimes....
15:26, 07/23/2019

Alaska man illegally killed polar bear, left wasting carcass in front yard for months: authorities An Alaska man has been federally charged with illegally killing a polar bear and leaving its carcass to rot in his front yard for five months, authorities said last week....
17:26, 07/16/2019

Mindy Kaling and Stephen Colbert swap Late Night advice, like turning off your damn watch phone Thursday’ Late Show saw Mindy Kaling assuring host Stephen Colbert that, yes, while she did talk to Colbert’s writers in preparation for writing her own late-night talk show movie Late Night, they all said really nice things about him. And while a co...
13:13, 06/07/2019

Nevada awards scholarship to freshman kicker Brandon Talton after hitting game-winning 56-yard field goal in upset over Purdue @geoffschwartz / Twitter Nevada pulled off an upset win over Purdue on Friday, scoring 20 unanswered points in the second half to beat the Boilermakers. The hero of the game was freshman kicker Brandon Talton, who hit a 56-yard field goal as the clo...
00:39, 09/01/2019

Gardener banned from his own back yard in neighbourhood 'war of the roses' An award-winning gardener convicted of harassing his downstairs neighbour in a green-fingered feud has been banned from tending the plants and flowers in his own back yard....
18:00, 09/02/2019

Former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney scores blistering 70-yard goal for DC United Wayne Rooney rekindled his Manchester United form when he scored a decisive 70-yard screamer in D.C. United’s 1-0 win over Orlando City Wednesday night....
22:52, 06/27/2019

The man behind the viral 'feral hog' tweet spoke out for the first time, and he shared that feral hogs invaded his yard several times Shutterstock.com Willie McNabb, the man who unwittingly shot to viral fame after tweeting about feral hogs, spoke out for the first time since his tweet became a meme (and the best thing on the internet this week. Sorry, "green-shirt guy"). In a sta...
14:52, 08/11/2019

Comedy Bang! Bang! does the damn thing with a 10-hour 10th anniversary episode Last week, Comedy Bang! Bang!, a longtime staple of every comedy nerd’s podcast feed, celebrated its tenth anniversary. That’s no small feat. Ten years ago, most people didn’t know what podcasts were, and those who did thought the entire medium was a...
23:26, 05/06/2019

A Story About Popeyes Chicken (That's Not About Their GOAT Chicken Sandwich) and Also About Nothing at the Same Damn Time There’s been a whole lot of chicken talk lately. Most of the chicken conversation has centered around the new Popeyes chicken sandwich that had folks, including me and my own family, waiting over an hour for an opportunity to jump into the conversati...
22:00, 08/28/2019

Cowboys take hardline stance on Ezekiel Elliott, others: 'Damn sure not going to be a market-setter' Ezekiel Elliott, Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper are all seeking contract extensions, but Stephen Jones says the Cowboys won't be setting the market.       ...
01:00, 08/01/2019

David Ortiz 'damn interested' to find answers about shooting, hires ex-Boston Police commissioner to investigate Dominican authorities announced that Ortiz's shooting was a case of mistaken identity, but the former MLB star has started a private investigation.       ...
02:26, 08/28/2019

Red Flag Laws Won't End Gun Violence Following the El Paso and Dayton shootings, almost every politician is desperate to look like they’re taking decisive action on gun violence. And it appears that the Republicans have found their fix: red flag laws, sometimes known as Extreme Risk Pro...
22:00, 08/09/2019

Later-in-life virgins – ‘At my age, it becomes a red flag’ In these open-minded times, one taboo has held steady: never having had sex at all. Four thirtysomething virgins explain how they deal with the stigmaRichard’s colleagues call him their work therapist. He’s empathetic and a good listener, he says – “...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Recession ‘red flag’ may be misleading There has been much talk of an inverted yield curve indicating an impending recession, which has amped up traditional August market volatility. It is, of course, brought to you courtesy of the usual fear-mongers, some of whom are politically bent, an...
14:52, 08/25/2019

‘The Profit’ says the big flag stays even if he goes to jail RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The man known as television’s “The Profit” says he’ll go to jail before he removes a huge American flag flying at a recreational vehicle store that his company owns and that’s the subject of a lawsui...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Democrats Warn That Federal ‘Red Flag’ Law Would Not Be Enough Congressional Democrats said that a new bill to make it easier for the police to take guns away from people deemed dangerous must be paired with an expansion of background checks....
23:39, 08/07/2019

Dow plummets more than 800 points on recession red flag Wall Street was a bloodbath Wednesday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day of the year after investors freaked out over a geeky signal that a recession may be on the horizon. Triggering the sell-off was the yield on the 10-ye...
15:27, 08/15/2019

Gov. Ducey will push for ‘red flag’ gun law again for Arizona KPNX – President Trump is calling for more focus on mental health screenings in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend. “We must reform our mental health laws to better identify mentally disturbed individuals who may commit acts ...
01:00, 08/07/2019

The Latest: Change would allow big flag to keep flying RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the fight over a large American flag in Statesville, N.C. (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Maybe “The Profit” won’t have to go to jail over his flag after all. The city of Statesville, North Carolina, ...
02:52, 05/30/2019

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
01:13, 08/08/2019

Gay pride flag set on fire again outside Harlem bar Someone set a gay pride flag alight outside Harlem’s Alibi Lounge early Monday — a month after several rainbow banners were torched in front of the same bar, according to police. The flag was set on fire around 12:45 a.m. outside the lounge at ...
19:13, 07/08/2019

Man becomes first to lose guns under New York’s ‘red flag’ law An upstate man busted last week for shooting a car and then threatening to harm himself is the first person to have his guns confiscated under New York’s new “red flag” law. Robert King, 51, was accused of illegally possessing and firing a pistol in ...
21:13, 09/13/2019

Sen. Ted Cruz: 'been to too damn many' shootings U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas went to Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso on Tuesday night. Afterwards, he described the gunman as "a bigoted, hateful lunatic..."        ...
21:13, 08/07/2019

Nick Saban, Alabama players 'happy' for Oklahoma's Jalen Hurts after his 508-yard night Former Alabama QB Jalen Hurts was the talk of college football. including in Tuscaloosa, after a career-best 508 yards in his first game at Oklahoma.       ...
03:39, 09/03/2019

Instagram users can now flag false content Beginning today, Instagram users can report content that they believe to be false. Instagram will use those flags to better understand misinformation on the platform and to train its AI to spot false content. In time, Instagram will use the feedback,...
02:39, 08/16/2019

When It Comes to Colin Kaepernick, the Flag and Nike, It's Just Business The sneaker company made a calculated decision in hiring the former quarterback after the national anthem controversy. Pulling the Betsy Ross shoes after his objection to their sale was consistent with that move, writes columnist John D. Stoll....
16:00, 07/03/2019

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-after space relics are putting their memorabilia on the auction block in the hopes of capitalizing on the...
10:13, 06/21/2019

Sparty falls after 12-men flag negates tying FG Eno Benjamin reached the ball to the goal line for a 1-yard touchdown run with 50 seconds remaining, and Arizona State beat No. 18 Michigan State 10-7 on Saturday after the Spartans had a tying field goal negated for having too many men on the field....
03:39, 09/15/2019

Yankees’ latest win is overshadowed by injury red flag BALTIMORE — In a season filled with intoxicating success, an injury to a big Yankees talent has sucked some of the sweetness out of victories. More of the same surfaced Tuesday evening when the Yankees beat the downtrodden Orioles, 9-4, in front of a...
07:00, 08/07/2019

NYC park transforms staircase into gay pride flag A staircase in a NYC park was transformed over the weekend into a giant gay pride flag. The 1200 square foot rainbow colored flag in FDR Four Freedoms State Park on Roosevelt Island was created to show support for WorldPride month. (June 17)  &...
22:00, 06/17/2019

'Under one flag': two Belgiums seek one government after vote Belgium was stunned on Monday by a Flemish separatist surge in national elections that will make forming a new federal government a tortuous task as the country's French-speaking region moved further to the left....
15:26, 05/27/2019

Battle-scarred U.S. flag from D-Day landing goes up for auction A battle-scarred American flag believed to be the first planted on Omaha beach during the 1944 D-Day landings is expected to fetch more than $55,000 at auction next week, Heritage Auctions said on Monday....
14:39, 06/04/2019

Gun safety groups push for Red Flag laws TUCSON -Kelley Ireland is a volunteer with Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America. After the mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton OH, Moms Demand Action is calling for Red Flag laws across the country. “If we had Red Flag laws those sh...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Police investigate after US flag removed during protest DENVER (AP) — Police say they will be reviewing any available video to help them identify protesters who trespassed and pulled down the American flag in front of an immigration detention center in suburban Denver, tried to burn it and replaced it wit...
03:26, 07/15/2019

'Top Gun' cuts Taiwan flag from Tom Cruise's jacket A new trailer for the sequel of 1986 blockbuster "Top Gun" is stirring up controversy after it shows Tom Cruise putting on the iconic bomber jacket he wore in the original film — but with two key changes....
18:52, 07/22/2019

‘The Profit’ says limits on US flag size unconstitutional A reality television star says in a court filing it’s unconstitutional for a North Carolina city to ban a huge American flag flying at his recreational vehicle store because of its size...
19:00, 06/06/2019

Carli Loyd after booting 55-yard FG: 'I've definitely got some inquiries' "Anything's possible, but right now, I'm strictly a soccer player, and we'll see what the future holds," USWNT legend Carli Lloyd said       ...
09:39, 08/24/2019

Hamilton flies the flag with pride in record British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton wrote a new chapter in British Grand Prix history on Sunday with a record sixth home win that he ranked as one of the best and proudest days of his life....
22:52, 07/14/2019

Monaco F2: De Vries wins, Schumacher causes red flag with collision Nyck de Vries scored a flawless Monaco Formula 2 win in an explosive race interrupted by Ferrari junior Mick Schumacher triggering a track-blocking crash at Rascasse that caused confusion...
17:39, 05/24/2019

California raises the caution flag on ‘green jobs’ Democratic candidates’ promises of a clean-energy boom range from modest to outlandish, but California’s experience suggests they won’t match reality....
16:00, 09/04/2019

Twitter to Flag Officials' Tweets That Break Rules The social-media platform said it would begin flagging tweets by government officials and political figures world-wide who violate Twitter’s rules, a response to longstanding criticism that could court new controversy....
04:26, 06/28/2019

Eurovision scolds Madonna for Palestinian flag display Eurovision Song Contest organizers say they were taken aback by the display of a Palestinian flag during Madonna’s guest appearance, which defied contest rules...
18:52, 05/19/2019

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
10:00, 06/16/2019

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day comes home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day came home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
02:26, 07/19/2019

Foxconn Profit Falls as iPhone Sales Flag Foxconn Technology Group’s profit fell nearly 18% in the first quarter after its biggest customer, Apple, reported an accelerated decline in sales of the iPhone....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Jaguar E-Pace Chequered Flag Edition waved in News 2 May, 2019 The British firm’s latest special edition model adds a host of extra equipment and a unique colour palette to its compact performance SUV...
20:52, 05/02/2019

Flag Day: Celebrate America’s red, white and blue The nation observes Flag Day that commemorates the adoption of the U.S. flag on this day in 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.        ...
02:26, 06/15/2019

Prema: Officials must learn from Monaco F2 red flag mistake Prema Racing Formula 2 boss Rene Rosin says officials must learn from the mistake to place more than half the field a lap down in the Monaco feature race...
14:39, 05/28/2019

NYC’s largest gay pride flag unveiled on Roosevelt Island Pride has been stepped up on Roosevelt Island. The city’s largest gay pride “flag” was unveiled Saturday to the delight of visitors at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park, where a 12-by-100 foot staircase was painted ...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Big Indy 500 Crash Takes Five Cars Out, Red Flag Ensues A late race contretemps between Sebastien Bourdais and Graham Rahal ended in tears and an angry Rahal, and three cars behind crashed in the check-up. Entering the third turn, Rahal was going for a pass on Bourdais up the inside. While he didn’t have ...
23:52, 05/26/2019

‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Bills Pick Up Momentum With G.O.P. in Congress Republicans, seeking a response to this weekend’s massacres, are coalescing around such bills to help law enforcement take guns from those who pose an imminent danger....
21:52, 08/06/2019

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn't labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Kyrie Irving’s playoff flop should be red flag for Knicks On the surface, the Celtics’ second-round flameout to Milwaukee is good news for the Knicks, paving the way for Kyrie Irving to bail on a dysfunctional situation. However, Irving’s nosedive in the Milwaukee series and off-kilter season with the Celti...
03:00, 05/10/2019

TV’s ‘The Profit’ to visit store with enormous American flag STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The reality television star responsible for an oversized American flag at a recreational vehicle store he owns in North Carolina says he’s visiting the location to support the employees. Marcus Lemonis plans to visit Ga...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Neuville: WRC needs permanent rally officiator after Chile red flag Hyundai driver Thierry Neuville has called on the FIA to give the World Rally Championship a permanent rally officiator, along the lines of Formula 1's race director role...
14:52, 05/30/2019

Haley doubts he would have shock NASCAR Daytona win without red flag Spire Motorsports Chevrolet driver Justin Haley says his shock NASCAR Cup Series win at Daytona would likely not have happened without the red flag that ultimately ended the race...
19:26, 07/09/2019

FIA to discuss FE driver behaviour after Bern red flag incident The FIA will discuss the behaviour of several ABB FIA Formula E drivers during the red flag stoppage in Bern ahead of the season finale in New York, Autosport understands...
02:52, 07/02/2019

Schumer warns GOP against settling for 'tepid' red flag laws Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday warned Republicans against trying to pass modest legislation promoting “red flag” laws as their sole response to the latest wave of mass shootings.Schumer said Democrats would try to require ...
05:13, 08/08/2019

Why Bottas Italian GP F1 qualifying lap time under red flag counted A quirk in Formula 1's rules allowed Valtteri Bottas's lap time in Italian Grand Prix qualifying to count despite him crossing the finish line after a red light emerged...
04:13, 09/08/2019

Weak U.S. employment report raises red flag on economy U.S. job growth slowed sharply in May and wages rose less than expected, raising fears that a loss of momentum in economic activity could be spreading to the labor market, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this yea...
22:00, 06/07/2019

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announced Thursday, will allow users of the photo and vide...
15:26, 08/16/2019

Nike should've done its research on 'Betsy Ross' flag, says Motus One CEO Nike should've anticipated the controversy surrounding the early American flag on the sneakers it has since pulled, and the decision the company made was smart, said one marketing executive....
05:00, 07/04/2019

‘Red flag laws’ offer tool for preventing some gun violence After a white supremacist discussed plans on Facebook for a mass shooting at a synagogue, police in Washington used a new law to quickly seize his 12 firearms, long before he was convicted of any crime. But when a Tennessee father became alarmed abou...
22:52, 08/24/2019

Hamilton would take flag for risky move to gain position Championship leader Lewis Hamilton said he would be willing to be shown a warning flag for a risky move if it meant potentially winning a race        ...
03:13, 09/09/2019

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
15:39, 07/05/2019

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22:26, 08/08/2019

Attorney: Cleveland to pay $225K in suit over flag burning CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for a man arrested at the 2016 Republican National Convention while burning an American flag says Cleveland has agreed to pay his client $225,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit. The lawsuit filed in January 2018...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Make an Easy Summer Dessert That Isn't a Flag Cake With so much focus on grilling, Independence Day desserts are often an afterthought, unless they take the form of the dreaded flag cake—the American flag bikini of the dessert world. But there are a lot of delicious, easy, non-flag-cake desserts you ...
18:39, 07/04/2019

New York’s ‘red flag’ gun-control measure goes into effect this weekend New York’s “red flag” law goes into effect Saturday, making the Empire State the 17th to put the gun-control measure in place. The regulations prevent people who show signs of being at risk to themselves or others from purchasing or owning a firearm,...
06:00, 08/24/2019

WRAPUP 4-U.S. economy slows in Q2; weak business investment a red flag U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending blunted some of the drag from declining exports and a smaller inventory build, which could further allay concerns about the economy's health....
20:13, 07/26/2019

McConnell: Background checks, red flag laws will be ‘front and center’ Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that strengthening background checks and red flag laws will “lead the discussion” on addressing gun violence in the wake of two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead. McConnell’s remarks...
09:39, 08/09/2019

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
23:26, 07/09/2019

U.S. economy slows in second quarter ; weak business investment a red flag U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending blunted some of the drag from declining exports and a smaller inventory build, which could further allay concerns about the economy's health....
21:52, 07/26/2019

Cops release footage of man torching Harlem gay pride flag New footage released by cops Monday night shows a man torching a gay pride flag outside a Harlem bar early Monday — the second time in less than two months the nightspot’s rainbow-colored emblems were set ablaze. The surveillance video shows th...
13:13, 07/09/2019

2,000 air force personnel from 4 nations join Red Flag-Alaska exercises Red Flag-Alaska, an exercise involving 2,000 personnel, 85 aircraft and the air forces of four Pacific Rim countries, is underway, the U.S. Air Force announced....
00:52, 06/15/2019

'Hobbs & Shaw' races into new lane under 'Fast & Furious' flag "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" is an awfully long-winded title for a movie with roughly the same plot as the 1989 squabbling buddy vehicle "Tango & Cash," only with bigger -- well, pretty much everything -- and better special effects....
19:52, 07/31/2019

Two arrested after DC flag-burning devolves into melee before ‘Salute to America’ Protesters burned a US flag in front of the White House on Thursday, sparking a scuffle with President Trump supporters who were awaiting the start of his Fourth of July “Salute to America.” Two people were arrested — one was charged with...
07:00, 07/05/2019

Trump ‘all in’ on bill to make burning the American flag illegal President Trump is “all in” on the latest attempt to make flag-burning illegal, he wrote Saturday in a post boosting a proposed constitutional amendment. “All in for Senator Steve Daines as he proposes an Amendment for a strong BAN on burning our Ame...
19:39, 06/15/2019

Detroit IndyCar: Rossi leads practice, Pagenaud causes red flag Alexander Rossi topped Friday IndyCar practice in Detroit, but Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud halted the afternoon session by smacking a wall...
03:52, 06/01/2019

Facebook releases tools to flag harmful content on GitHub Facebook wants to rid the internet of garbage. But it can't do that alone. So today, it's making two of its photo- and video-flagging technologies open-source and available on GitHub. It hopes the algorithms will help others find and remove...
23:26, 08/02/2019

‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws Aren’t Airtight. But Officials Say They’ve Saved Lives. State laws that let judges take guns away from troubled owners have been used thousands of times, though they work only when people report threatening behavior....
12:26, 08/09/2019

U.S. economy slows in second quarter; weak business investment a red flag U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending blunted some of the drag from declining exports and a smaller inventory build, which could further allay concerns about the economy's health....
21:39, 07/27/2019

Examining US envoy Richard Grenell's Pride flag faux pas The US ambassador to Germany risked hot water with the higher-ups in Washington DC when he flew a rainbow flag next to the Stars and Stripes outside the embassy in Berlin. What's the deal with Americans and their flag?...
16:26, 07/27/2019

Atlanta to be home of rare Civil War flag of black soldiers ATLANTA (AP) — “We Will Prove Ourselves Men,” reads the inscription at the top of the regimental flag carried into battle by members of the 127th United States Colored Troops. The phrase offers a sense of what was at stake for black men, ...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Indigenous emojis featuring Aboriginal flag and boomerang to be released The emojis, which are part of a custom app rather than unicode, are being developed by young people on Arrernte country After years of asking for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flag to be included in the emoji library, over a dozen new Ind...
02:13, 07/13/2019

Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws More and more states are passing red flag laws to take away guns from someone who is suicidal or an imminent threat. But a federal law isn't likely.        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

In Hong Kong, colonial flag still a symbol of prized values Of all the dramatic photos showing hundreds of young protesters storming Hong Kong’s legislature this week, one image makes for particularly uncomfortable viewing in Beijing: The British colonial flag draped aloft a podium in the assembly’s chamber...
07:52, 07/05/2019

Group sues Boston for banning Christian flag, approving 284 others The city of Boston, Mass. is being sued for religious discrimination for banning the Christian flag and permitting 284 others, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week....
03:52, 07/16/2019

Devin Hester's son looks like an elusive flag football player The former return man shared a video of his son, Dray, who hit flag football field at the Top 100 Central Florida camp. His son has some nice moves.       ...
15:52, 07/16/2019

Lindsey Graham pushes 'red flag' bill to curb gun violence Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he will propose bipartisan legislation to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws after a pair of horrific mass shootings.The South Carolina Republican’s announcement came soon after President Donald Trump also...
22:13, 08/05/2019

High school yearbooks recalled over Confederate flag photo THOMASVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school system has recalled a high school’s yearbook that had a cover featuring a picture of a Confederate flag. On its Facebook page, Thomasville City Schools said the Thomasville High School yearbook u...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced on Thursday, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform....
07:52, 08/16/2019

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day coming home 75 years later Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day is being returned home on Thursday in a White House ceremony....
20:13, 07/18/2019

Black and white flag becomes F1's official 'yellow card' warning FIA race director Michael Masi says the return of a black and white flag warning for unsportsmanlike driver conduct should be considered Formula 1's equivalent of football's yellow card...
16:52, 09/04/2019

Baghdad protesters take down Bahrain flag over Trump peace conference More than 200 demonstrators broke into the courtyard of Bahrain's Embassy in Baghdad and took down the kingdom's flag on Thursday night to protest a U.S.-led meeting in Bahrain on Israeli-Palestinian peace....
02:00, 06/28/2019

| SA Girls U14 team to fly African flag at World Tennis finals The SA U14 Girls team will fly the African flag after their stunning qualification through to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Tennis Finals....
15:13, 06/30/2019

100-Feet National Flag To Be Put Up In 38 Railway Stations In North East The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decided to install national flags atop 100 feet tall poles at 38 major stations across the zone during the current financial year, an official said in Guwahati......
22:39, 09/04/2019

South Korea asks IOC to ban Japan's use of 'Rising Sun' flag at Olympics South Korea has requested the International Olympic Committee to bar Japan from using the "Rising Sun" flag during next year's Games, Seoul's sports ministry said on Wednesday, amid a deepening history and trade feud....
16:13, 09/11/2019

The Trump Administration Was Not Down With Displaying a Rainbow Flag on Federal Land Queer activists celebrated when it was announced in 2017 that a rainbow flag would be flown outside the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, where a riot in 1969 helped inaugurate the gay rights movement. The flag was to fly in Christopher Park, right...
05:39, 06/25/2019

Nike withdraws sneaker as colonial-era US flag proves controversial A shoe from the US firm featuring a former version of the American flag has been withdrawn. The banner, known as the "Betsy Ross" flag, has links to a period of slavery, Nike-sponsored athlete Colin Kaepernick said....
06:39, 07/03/2019

Republicans criticize Montana governor for flying pride flag HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s House speaker and other Republican lawmakers are criticizing Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for flying the gay pride rainbow flag instead of the state flag over the weekend. Speaker Greg Hertz wrote in a Facebook p...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns out of the hands of people deemed at risk of hurting people. Such measures, known as red flag laws, ha...
22:52, 08/07/2019

Capture the flag: Cologne and Gladbach set to renew Rhineland rivalry Following Cologne’s promotion back to the Bundesliga, hostilities are set to be resumed in the Rhineland Derby when Borussia Mönchengladbach come to town. The rivalry between the two clubs goes back a long way....
06:52, 09/13/2019

Panama to withdraw flag from oil tanker towed to Iran after disappearance Panama began the flag withdrawal process on Friday after an investigation determined the tanker had "deliberately violated international regulations" by not reporting any unusual situation....
08:52, 07/21/2019

Maker of top-rated NFL helmet unveils flag football version The company that produces the top-rated helmet for NFL players and introduced a youth version of the headgear is rolling out a version for flag football....
00:13, 07/03/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision, as Madonna flag stunt irks organisers Bookies' favourite The Netherlands has won Eurovision, as Madonna ends up in hot water with organisers after showing Israel and Palestinian flags during her performance....
02:13, 05/19/2019

Soldier places flag in ‘jaw-dropping’ display amid torrential downpour Even Mother Nature at her wildest couldn’t stop this soldier from paying his respects to the fallen. Moving video and photos show a proud member of the 3rd US Infantry Regiment ignoring a raging storm to place a flag at Arlington National Cemet...
19:52, 05/27/2019

Pence defends barring rainbow flag at US embassies during pride month Vice President Mike Pence said it was “the right decision” by the Trump administration to deny requests to fly rainbow flags during gay pride month, according to a new report. Pence confirmed a recent report by NBC News that found the US Department o...
17:13, 06/11/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision contest; Madonna flag display causes stir The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event....
03:26, 05/19/2019

Haas explains "creative" black flag for drivers in Monaco practice Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says asking the FIA to black flag his drivers in first Monaco Grand Prix practice was a "creative" reaction to an IT issue...
00:13, 05/24/2019

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in controversy over its host country of Israel....
16:13, 05/19/2019

U.S. embassies denied permission to fly LGBTQ2 pride flag from flagpoles: Reports While embassies are required to obtain permission from the State Department when flying anything besides the American flag on their main flagpoles, the Obama administration had previously granted blanket permission to allow embassies to fly the flag ...
22:39, 06/08/2019

We the North: A black flag, a Raptor’s claw, and the branding of Canadian basketball While Sid Lee was contracted to redesign the brand for one team, Canada's only NBA team, they realize now that what they'd been tasked with was branding Canadian basketball....
18:39, 06/02/2019

F2 Spa: Nyck de Vries seals pole as red flag ruins rivals' laps Nyck de Vries took pole position at Spa and extended his Formula 2 championship lead after a late red flag ruined many frontrunners' chances, including title rival Nicholas Latifi...
21:39, 08/30/2019

Phoenix mural of American flag vandalized with anti-Trump message PHOENIX (12 News) – It’s a busy street with a blaring bulletin, bad words written across the American flag. A mural that’s been painted on a Valley fence for decades has been defaced. Someone turned a patriotic symbol into a political mes...
14:26, 06/28/2019

Nike Nixes 'Betsy Ross Flag' Shoe After Kaepernick Intervenes Nike is yanking a U.S.A.-themed sneaker featuring an early American flag after NFL star-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn’t sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive....
08:39, 07/02/2019

Rainbow flag set on fire for second time at New York's only black-owned gay bar For the second time in a little over a month, a rainbow flag at the entrance to a New York City gay bar was set aflame.        ...
14:13, 07/08/2019

Retired Marine stands up to Nike with Betsy Ross flag tattoo Retired marine Johnny (Joey) Jones was so adamant in his support for the Betsy Ross flag, he decided to tattoo it on his arm as a rebuke to Nike's decision to pull a set of shoes bearing the iconic flag's design....
01:26, 07/07/2019

Video captures American flag burning at Walmart, prompts arrest An American flag burning caught on video in the parking lot of a Walmart in southern Virginia on the Fourth of July has led to the arrest of 23-year-old man....
05:13, 07/06/2019

Black couple turns away white repairman who had Confederate flag on truck A black couple in Georgia turned away a white repairman who showed up to their house while flying a large Confederate flag, leaving the couple in utter “disbelief” before saying he wasn’t welcome. The Saturday exchange between Zeke and Allison Brown ...
17:52, 07/05/2019

National treasure Ralph Lauren flies flag for American Dream Fashion may be getting political but here at least it was an escape to the Gatsby eraThe rumours swirling around New York fashion week this season were that it would be the most political ever. It has been declared to have “a Trump problem”, with bra...
00:13, 09/09/2019

Battle flag carried by black Union troops sells for $200K DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A flag that was carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War and hand-painted by an acclaimed African American artist will join one of the country’s most comprehensive Civil War collections. The Atlanta ...
00:52, 06/15/2019

McConnell throws shade at Nike with 'Betsy Ross' flag tweet Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, D-Ky., took to social media on Thursday to wish Americans a happy Independence Day – and to take a thinly veiled shot at Nike and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick....
02:01, 07/05/2019

Congressional testimony, Ground Zero flag featured at wake for fallen 9/11 hero The wake for the former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund featured many highlights of his life....
07:39, 07/03/2019

Black family fires contractor who showed up to job with Confederate flag: video An independent contractor was fired by a black couple in Georgia after he pulled up to their house Saturday with a Confederate flag attached to the back of his truck. ...
11:13, 07/03/2019

Canadian city votes against allowing group to fly straight pride flag A small Canadian city that only held its first LGBTQ pride celebration last month has unanimously voted this week against allowing a group called “It’s Great to be Straight” to fly a straight pride flag at City Hall, according to new reports. The cit...
23:26, 07/03/2019

Joy Behar slams ‘unpatriotic’ Trump, says GOP supporters should remove ‘those flag pins’ “The View” co-host Joy Behar said on Monday that Republicans who support President Trump should take off “those Flag pins” because the president’s behavior regarding Russian meddling is “unpatriotic.”...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Texas teen mows US flag lawn to honor fallen soldier TEXAS (CNN) – A fallen soldier is being honored in Texas, in a very unique way. A teen says he mowed the lawn to resemble the American flag to remember Kevin Christian. According to “Military Times” the 21-year-old died Sunday from ...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Flag-waving 63-year-old gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Alexandra Wong, 63, who has smaller Union Jack flags pinned to her clothes and bags, has been on the front lines of mass protests in the former British colony and sometimes in tense standoffs between police and student activists....
19:13, 07/03/2019

In Cincinnati, National Flag Co. celebrates 150 years making American flags July Fourth marks the end of 'flag season' for the West End's National Flag Co., a local manufacturer that deals in American and other flags.       ...
19:52, 07/03/2019

Camping World CEO: 'I'd rather go to jail' than yield to city in American flag controversy The chief executive of a major RV retailer said he will not bend to a North Carolina's city's demand he must reduce the size of the American flag flying on his property....
05:52, 07/02/2019

Huddersfield Town Snapped A Corner Flag And Manchester United's Top-Four Chances Manchester United didn’t control their top-four destiny going into Sunday’s match against Huddersfield Town—a club that had been guaranteed relegation for quite some time now. Three points from a win was the minimum required to keep any hopes of Cham...
17:52, 05/05/2019

Hong Kong protesters throw Chinese flag into iconic harbor Hong Kong protesters streamed past the designated endpoint for a rally in the latest of a series of demonstrations targeting the government of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory....
16:13, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong protestors hurl Chinese national flag into harbor Protesters hurled a Chinese national flag into Victoria Harbor Saturday as a part of ongoing pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, where the government is bracing for an anticipated general strike set for Monday. Tens of thousands of supporters ...
07:13, 08/04/2019

Panama says withdrawing flag from tanker towed to Iran, cites violations Panama's maritime authority said on Saturday it had begun the process of withdrawing the registration of an oil tanker called MT Riah, which was towed to Iran after it disappeared from ship tracking maps in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14....
08:00, 07/21/2019

Donald Trump warns Megan Rapinoe not to 'disrespect' US flag at World Cup Player says she will not visit White House if US win World CupOther American teams and players have refused trip in pastOn Monday, Megan Rapinoe scored two goals to send the US through to the quarter-finals of the Women’s World Cup. On Wednesday, the...
18:52, 06/26/2019

Chris Pratt called a 'white supremacist' over Gadsden flag T-shirt Yahoo is facing heavy criticism for calling Chris Pratt a "white supremacist" for wearing a T-shirt with the Gadsden flag in an article published Tuesday....
17:39, 07/17/2019

Baker Mayfield on the Haters, that Ohio State Flag Apology, and Winning He may not look like the NFL's scariest young quarterback, but that's what Baker Mayfield has become. In this interview with GQ, he talks about his boundless confidence and how his grandma handled one R-rated Mayfield move....
08:52, 08/21/2019

New Twitter Label Will Flag Violating Tweets From Trump, Other Word Leaders (Bloomberg) — U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person suspended or locked out of their account for breaking the company’s user guidelines. Twitter Inc. has ...
21:39, 06/27/2019

Israeli host expecting Eurovision 'punishment' for Iceland's Palestinian flag display The Israeli broadcaster of the Eurovision Song Contest said on Sunday that an unauthorized display of Palestinian flags by Iceland's band could draw "punishment" from the event's organizers....
18:00, 05/19/2019

A city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Kiren Rijiju, Ganjendra Singh Shekhawat Flag Off Great Ganga Run Marathon Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju and Minister of State Jal Shakti Ministry Ratan Lal Kataria flagged off the 'Great......
07:39, 09/15/2019

Singapore tackling cyber talent shortage one capture the flag challenge at a time Singapore's Home Affairs Minister says it's important to address cyber threats through better regional and international cooperation, better government capabilities, and better public awareness....
07:39, 07/26/2019

North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo to begin direct flights to Macao North Korean flag carrier Air Koryo will begin flying direct to the Chinese gambling enclave of Macao next month, the city's aviation authority said....
15:13, 07/24/2019

Double down: Border critics fundraise off ‘concentration camp’ comparison, mock US flag Liberals led by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and groups like MoveOn.org are brushing aside criticism from Holocaust survivors and doubling down their claim that U.S. border facilities are “concentration camps.”...
18:52, 07/03/2019

Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It You might think sports are about sports. No. They’re about the troops. And America. And sometimes Canada too, but rarely in the NHL playoffs. But how can you prove, if you’re a team in, say, the Stanley Cup Final, that you really care about America a...
16:52, 06/04/2019

'We will plant the American flag on Mars': Trump delivers July 4th speech – video The president sailed close to one of his campaign lines when he claimed, “our nation is stronger than it ever was before”, but otherwise swerved past party politics . “For Americans, nothing is impossible,” he said, reciting a litany of American acco...
01:13, 07/06/2019

From Waking Up to Planting a Flag on the Moon, Here’s How the Apollo 11 Astronauts Spent July 20, 1969 The triumph of the astronauts, especially Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, was more than a victory for the United States, but instead a victorious moment for all mankind and no other moment will seem as big until we reach beyond the m...
17:00, 07/20/2019

Emotional Rob Portman decries white supremacy and urges support for red flag laws A shaken Sen. Rob Portman on Tuesday spoke out against white nationalism and expressed support for red flag laws, after horrific mass shootings over the weekend in Texas and his home state of Ohio. The Republican's endorsement of limited gun control ...
11:52, 08/07/2019

Rep. Chip Roy visits Colorado ICE facility where protesters replaced American flag with Mexico's A Texas congressman visited a Colorado Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility where left-wing protesters raised a Mexican flag in place of the American flag. ...
03:52, 07/16/2019

Google's DeepMind AI Takes Down Human Players In Quake III's Capture The Flag Mode Google’s DeepMind AI lab has been hard at work creating programs to take on human players across a variety of games these last few years. In 2016 its AlphaGo beat the best Go player in the world. Earlier this year, its Alpha Star defeated two middle-...
00:26, 06/01/2019

Flag-waving Grandma Wong gives Hong Kong protesters lesson in endurance Among the hundreds of thousands of protesters who have clogged the streets of Hong Kong in recent weeks, silver-haired, bespectacled "Grandma Wong", usually seen waving a large British flag, stands out....
22:00, 07/03/2019

Megan Rapinoe: Donald Trump tells US women's co-captain to 'respect flag' President Trump tells US women's team co-captain Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect our country" after she said she would not visit the White House if they won the World Cup....
22:26, 06/26/2019

Colin Kaepernick reportedly convinced Nike to pull flag-themed sneaker Nike quietly scrapped a plan to sell an American flag-themed sneaker after Colin Kaepernick said he found the image offensive, a report said. The sneaker company’s Air Max 1 USA featured an early version of the American flag in celebration of t...
04:26, 07/02/2019

Seattle’s vote for new unofficial flag almost stymied by ‘ballot stuffing’ hijinks, officials say Seattle residents were having a whale of a time deciding on a new unofficial city flag last week, with contest officials scrambling to untangle a web of purportedly falsified votes....
20:02, 08/11/2019

Leclerc slams 'unfair' move after Verstappen passes him to take flag at Austrian GP – video Ferrari's Charles Leclerc said it was 'pretty clear' that Max Verstappen had acted illegally when he overtook him with two laps of the Austrian Grand Prix to go. The Red Bull driver went on to claim victory but win is under investigation by the stewa...
04:13, 07/01/2019

Pence confirms Trump administration denied US embassy requests to fly Pride flag Vice President Mike Pence on Monday confirmed that the Trump administration denied requests from U.S. embassies around the world to display a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month....
13:13, 06/11/2019

Lucas di Grassi: Bern Formula E red flag reset call "super-unfair" Lucas di Grassi maintains that resetting the order of the pack following the first corner crash in ABB FIA Formula E's Swiss E-Prix to the starting grid positions was "super-unfair"...
16:52, 06/25/2019

Petition calls for New Jersey town to cancel LGBTQ pride flag raising A planned flying of the rainbow flag, a symbol of LGBTQ pride, is being met with controversy in Rutherford, New Jersey.        ...
19:39, 05/13/2019

Indonesia arrests dozens of West Papuans over claim flag was thrown in sewer Officers shot tear gas canisters into student accommodation and took 43 people into custody after reports on social mediaIndonesian authorities raided a university dormitory in Surabaya on Saturday and arrested dozens of West Papuan students after a ...
09:26, 08/18/2019

Alabama car dealership offers free shotgun, Bible and American flag to customers A rural Alabama car dealership is giving away a Bible, a 12-gauge shotgun and an American flag with the purchase of any new or used vehicle as part of its Fourth of July sales promotion....
16:52, 06/26/2019

Battle flag carried by black Union troops hits auction block DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A hand-painted flag carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. Morphy Auctions will sell off the piece of history June 13. Pre-bidding is underway online . It’s...
09:39, 06/10/2019

Remarks against Antifa prompt FBI seizure of former Marine’s weapons under Oregon’s ‘red flag’ law: reports A former Marine who said at a protest that he would “slaughter” Antifa members in self-defense, if attacked, recently had his five weapons confiscated by the FBI, according to a report....
16:13, 09/01/2019

Trump administration denies embassies’ requests to fly pride flag on flagpoles: reports The Trump administration has reportedly rejected requests from U.S. embassies to fly the rainbow pride flag on embassy flagpoles during LGBTQ Pride month -- an apparent reversal of a practice during the Obama administration....
22:13, 06/08/2019

Arizona governor yanks Nike incentives after it pulls flag-themed sneaker Arizona will yank financial incentives for Nike’s manufacturing plant in the state after the company shelved a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag, GOP Governor Doug Ducey said Tuesday. Nike decided to recall the shoe after ex-N...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Ducey slams Nike after pulling ‘Betsy Ross’ American flag sneakers PHOENIX – In a series of tweets, Gov. Doug Ducey slammed Nike Tuesday morning, after the company decided to yank a U.S.A themed sneaker featuring an early American flag, inspired by Betsy Ross. The governor said Tuesday was “supposed to be a good day...
15:00, 07/02/2019

Puerto Rico celebrates 0725 Puerto Ricans celebrate early Thursday in Old San Juan following Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation, effective Aug. 2.        ...
08:13, 07/25/2019

Why Puerto Rico’s governor is resigning Here is a primer on the crisis that has forced Puerto Rico's governor to step down and threatened badly needed hurricane aid for the financially strapped island....
21:52, 07/25/2019

Puerto Rico streets 072419 Puerto Ricans wait for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's reported resignation on Wednesday night in the streets of Old San Juan.        ...
08:13, 07/25/2019

Puerto Rico Braces for Possible Hurricane Forecasters said Tropical Storm Dorian would move through the Caribbean and might approach Puerto Rico as a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall in the Dominican Republic....
21:39, 08/27/2019

Puerto Rico had three governors in a week. Now what? Puerto Rico's political turmoil culminated with a stretch when it had three governors in less than a week. Where does the U.S. territory stand now?        ...
14:13, 08/16/2019

A Beautiful Tribute: This Woman Is Using An American Flag-Themed Disposable Napkin In Honor Of Her Country There are few things more beautiful than celebrating our incredible country—the land of the free and the home of the brave—and this amazing American has found a wonderful way to do just that: She is using a flag-themed disposable napkin in honor of t...
04:52, 09/13/2019

A GOP governor wants to cancel a Nike contract after flag-shoe flap, but the city it’s headed for isn’t backing down Even though prominent Republicans across the country have threatened to boycott Nike after it canceled an American-flag-themed sneaker, a small city in Arizona said it will still honor the agreement it made with the company to bring a factory to town...
08:26, 07/03/2019

Israeli soccer fans prohibited - temporarily - from flying national flag during match in France Authorities in France briefly prohibited Israeli soccer fans from flying the Star of David flag ahead of a UEFA Europa League qualifying match Thursday, igniting furor from fans and Israeli officials....
02:13, 07/26/2019

Amid Tear Gas and New Clashes With Police, Hong Kong Protestors Pull Down Chinese Flag HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters and authorities clashed in Hong Kong again on Saturday, as demonstrators removed a Chinese national flag from its pole and flung it into the city’s iconic Victoria Harbor and police fired tear gas after some pr...
15:13, 08/04/2019

Tennessee Smokies delete tweet showing Betsy Ross flag drawn on infield The Tennessee Smokies, Class AA affiliate of the Cubs, deleted a tweet with four photos showing the Betsy Ross flag etched into the infield dirt.       ...
04:52, 07/04/2019

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before their meetings. ...
17:52, 07/10/2019

‘His people died under that flag’: Reactions to Kaepernick calling for rollback of Nike shoe release Nike canceled the release of a sneaker July 1 that featured a 13-star Betsy Ross American flag after after former NFL player Colin Kaepernick said some would consider the design offensive....
18:13, 07/03/2019

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, though it presents a delicate cha...
05:00, 08/17/2019

Trump condemns white supremacy, calls for ‘red flag’ laws in wake of mass shootings Saying “hate has no place in America,” President Trump on Monday called for a bipartisan response to the mass shootings over the weekend that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. He condemned white...
17:52, 08/05/2019

Parlee Beach hopes Blue Flag designation restores confidence in water quality The Blue Flag is awarded to beaches and marinas that meet strict criteria for water quality, environmental management, safety and services, along with environmental education...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Nike pulls sneakers with 'Betsy Ross' American flag after Colin Kaepernick complains Nike pulled sneakers that featured an early American flag after former NFL football player Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn't sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive, the Wall Street Journal reported....
09:00, 07/02/2019

Nike Pulls Betsy Ross Flag Sneakers After Reported Input From Colin Kaepernick Nike has pulled a pair of sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July after reported insight from Colin Kaepernick about the shoe’s design. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Air Max 1 sneakers featured the early Am...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong protesters storm parliament and hang old UK colonial flag in defiance of China PROTESTERS angered over China’s increasing attempts to overrule Hong Kong’s democratic freedoms have hung the UK’s former colonial flag in the territory’s main legislative chamber....
13:13, 07/02/2019

Nikki Haley slams 'disgusting' silence from Dems after Mexican flag raised at ICE facility Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley condemned prominent Democrats for staying mum, after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility last week pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the f...
01:39, 07/15/2019

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off just minutes before the ceremony because, he says, ...
07:52, 07/18/2019

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
05:26, 05/30/2019

Why Apollo’s Stars and Stripes US flag 'flaps' in notorious Moon landing conspiracy theory A NAGGING conspiracy theory surrounding the Moon landing and a fluttering American flag has been debunked – destroying claims the momentous mission was faked....
17:39, 07/19/2019

Understanding the Anger Boiling Over in Puerto Rico Amid the massive protests in Puerto Rico, much of the focus of the demonstrators’ ire has been on a string of profanity-laced text messages in which Governor Ricardo Rossello disparaged ordinary citizens and political foes. But the texts were merely ...
01:13, 07/25/2019

Puerto Rico still unsure who’ll be governor within hours With less than four hours to go before Puerto Rico’s governor was expected to step down, his designated successor is trying to convince legislators to confirm him in a down-to-the-wire attempt to avoid political chaos and a potential constitutional c...
22:13, 08/02/2019

Puerto Rico Governor’s Replacement Doesn’t Want the Job (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — The woman who is supposed to replace Puerto Rico’s embattled governor announced Sunday that she doesn’t want the job as the U.S. territory reels from political crisis. Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez...
09:00, 07/29/2019

Puerto Rico has new governor, but his stay may be short The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pierluisi said his term as governor might be short as the island's Senate still had to ratify his positio...
06:39, 08/03/2019

Trump Locates the Most Offensive Possible Take on Puerto Rico President Donald Trump welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to the White House on Monday, where he used the foreign head of state’s visit to complain about Puerto Rico’s elected officials and boast that he himself was “the best thing to ever ...
22:13, 07/22/2019

Puerto Rico governor is expected to resign Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is expected to resign Wednesday after more than a week of protests that rocked the island's capital city, a source familiar with the situation told CNN....
03:13, 07/25/2019

The Latest: Trump says he’s ‘best thing’ for Puerto Rico President Donald Trump says he’s “the best thing that ever happened to Puerto Rico” and he’s renewing his attacks on the U.S. territory’s officials on a day when tens of thousands are marching to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Roselló...
02:26, 07/23/2019

Puerto Rico’s Embattled Governor Says He Won’t Step Down, But Won’t Run Again (SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Sunday evening that he will not resign in the face of public furor over an obscenity-laced leaked online chat, but he will not seek reelection or continue as head of his pr...
07:52, 07/22/2019

Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, but won’t resign Puerto Rico’s governor is seeking to defuse anger that has fed mammoth street protests against him by promising not to seek reelection, but his announcement that he won’t step down has brought vows to continue demonstrations...
04:00, 07/22/2019

Puerto Rico’s capital is ready to welcome visitors again Like all members of the Greater Antilles squad these days, Puerto Rico has suffered a few hiccups: a crippled economy, a post-hurricane mop-up still in progress and riots in the streets over allegations of high-level government corruption and ex-Gov....
05:00, 08/17/2019

Puerto Ricans Are Furious at Their Dumb Government Only days after several former top officials in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s administration were arrested on corruption charges, the island’s Center for Investigative Journalism published hundreds of pages of Telegram messages between Rosselló...
05:39, 07/15/2019

Puerto Rico set for political clash over next governor Puerto Rico's political crisis risked deepening on Thursday as lawmakers and street protesters opposed the Washington corporate lawyer tapped to replace disgraced Governor Ricardo Rosselló....
14:39, 08/01/2019

Puerto Rico swears in third governor in less than a week Puerto Rico's Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez Garced was sworn in Wednesday afternoon as the third governor that the financially and politically troubled island has had in less than a week....
11:13, 08/08/2019

President Begs Republicans to Not Help Puerto Rico The House of Representatives passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief package on Friday to allocate federal funding to Puerto Rico, California, and large swathes of the Midwest and the Southeast, all of which have been torn apart by fires, floods, torn...
01:13, 05/11/2019

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Trolls and a flag leave sports marketing masters of universe in black hole | Marina Hyde Botched launches of Arsenal’s kit and Nike’s trainer exposes halfwitted naivety among wizards of merchandisingDoes any profession attract a higher percentage of sweet summer children than sportswear marketing? We are encouraged to think of this most ...
16:00, 07/03/2019

Air Force veteran touts new shoe to honor law enforcement as Nike pulls patriotic flag sneaker Amid the controversy surrounding Nike scrapping plans for an American flag-themed sneaker, a U.S. Air Force veteran announced a new shoe he designed to benefit law enforcement officers....
17:39, 07/03/2019

California Gov. Newsom reminds Nike his state is 'open for business' after Arizona pulled incentives over flag California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday praised Nike for scrapping a sneaker release that featured a Betsy Ross flag and said the state was “open for business” following controversy in Arizona....
17:39, 07/03/2019

A Texas teenager spent four hours mowing the American flag into his lawn to honor a fallen soldier 17-year-old Cameron James spent four hours mowing an American flag into his lawn to honor his friend, Army Pfc. Kevin Christian.        ...
05:39, 07/04/2019

Anti-Defamation League weighs in on Betsy Ross flag debate after Nike pulls shoe The Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday weighed into the Betsy Ross flag debate after Colin Kaepernick reportedly raised concerns to Nike officials about putting the flag on a sneaker....
20:00, 07/04/2019

Flag burned in front of White House as tensions mount ahead of Trump's 'Salute to America' Multiple protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday after an American flag was set ablaze in protest to President Trump’s “Salute to America” event scheduled to take place later in the evening....
02:01, 07/05/2019

Allie Long briefly drops American flag during World Cup celebration, Kelley O'Hara picks it up Just moments after the U.S. women’s soccer team defeated the Netherlands on Sunday to secure their second straight World Cup title, midfielder Allie Long came under fire for briefly dropping the American flag during her celebration with Golden Boot w...
00:39, 07/09/2019

‘Growing Wave of Support on Both Sides of the Aisle.’ New ‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Proposal Gains Momentum in Senate (WASHINGTON) — Despite frequent mass shootings, Congress has proved to be unable to pass substantial gun violence legislation, largely because of resistance from Republicans. But a bipartisan proposal by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Richar...
22:26, 08/07/2019

Minor League Baseball Team Claims Blue Lives Matter Flag Patch Is "Not Political" The Aberdeen Ironbirds, a Class-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, defended the Blue Lives Matter flag patch on the back of their jerseys on Wednesday. The team claimed that they aren’t a political statement, but a way to honor two sheriff’s deput...
05:52, 07/26/2019

Graham, Blumenthal announce bipartisan bill on 'red flag' laws in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings Sens. Lindsey Graham and Richard Blumenthal have reached a bipartisan agreement to create a federal grant program to assist states in adopting “Red Flag” laws, in response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend....
08:13, 08/06/2019

Portland Timbers fans plan protest after MLS bans supporters for waving Iron Front flag Portland Timbers supporters plan to protest after multiple fans received three-game bans for flying flags bearing Iron Front imagery during a match last weekend, the supporters group said Thursday....
16:00, 09/07/2019

McConnell slams Nike's decision to cancel Betsy Ross flag sneakers amid backlash GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday criticized Nike's decision to cancel a sneaker that featured the "Betsy Ross" version of the American flag amidst backlash over the company's use of the late 18th century design....
10:26, 07/03/2019

Arizona Governor to yank Nike financial incentives after company pulls American flag sneakers The Republican governor said Nike's decision "is a shameful retreat for the company. American businesses should be proud of our country's history, not abandoning it."...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Ab Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Abby Lee Miller Warns Aunt Becky That ‘Fame Is a Curse in Prison!’ | Splinter Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken | The Root Raym...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar slams 'bigoted' Trump administration for barring pride flag from foreign embassies Rep. Ilhan Omar, D., Minn., has slammed the Trump administration amid reports that U.S. embassies have had requests to fly the rainbow Pride flag denied....
21:39, 06/11/2019

Pakistan predicts Indian 'false flag' attack that triggers face-off with 'nuclear-armed countries' Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan raised the prospect of nuclear war with India while calling for international assistance in a territorial dispute with his larger democratic neighbor....
06:26, 08/23/2019

St. Louis Blues face criticism for including Enterprise flag in color guard during national anthem The St. Louis Blues appeared to use an Enterprise Rent-A-Car flag in their color guard during the national anthem before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday against the Boston Bruins....
21:13, 06/04/2019

After Colin Kaepernick complaint, Nike reportedly pulls shoe with ‘Betsy Ross flag’ design The former NFL quarterback, according to sources cited by the Wall Street Journal, objected to what he saw as the association the 13-star flag has with an era marked by slavery....
11:00, 07/02/2019

The Man Who Told America the Truth About D-Day Ernie Pyle’s dispatches offered comfort to readers back home. Then the Normandy landings — 75 years ago this week — changed his perspective on the war’s costs....
11:26, 06/05/2019

Gallup: 2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico While most Americans have consistently opposed making Washington, D.C., an official state, a new survey Thursday showed a good majority do favor giving Puerto Rico statehood....
03:39, 07/19/2019

Puerto Rico Is on the Brink of Full-Blown Revolt The last decade in Puerto Rico has been a constant stream of disaster and oppression, from the U.S. government’s unelected fiscal control board and the austerity it imposed on the territory to Hurricane Maria and that same government’s utter failure ...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Ex-Puerto Rico Gov. Rafael Hernández Colón dies at 82 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Former Puerto Rico Gov. Rafael Hernández Colón, who oversaw one of the U.S. territory’s most prosperous periods, has died at age 82. Family members said in a statement that Hernández died Thursday at his home in Pue...
18:13, 05/02/2019

Lawsuits seek to oust Puerto Rico's new governor Puerto Rican officials filed two separate lawsuits on Monday asking the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court to remove newly installed Governor Pedro Pierluisi from office on constitutional grounds, raising the prospect of more political instabili...
20:39, 08/05/2019

Puerto Rico's new governor is challenged in court: newspaper The legitimacy of Puerto Rico's newly-installed governor has been challenged in court, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, adding further drama to who will lead the U.S. territory after weeks of protests....
12:39, 08/05/2019

Puerto Rico’s embattled governor says he won’t seek reelection Puerto Rico's embattled governor says he will not seek re-election but will not resign as the island's leader, though he will step down as head of his pro-statehood party....
02:52, 07/22/2019

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello says he will not run for re-election in 2020 Following days of mass protests, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Sunday that he will not seek reelection in 2020 though he refused to resign....
12:00, 07/22/2019

Puerto Ricans gather for protest to expel governor Puerto Ricans gathered for one of the biggest protests ever seen in the US territory, as irate islanders pledged to drive Gov. Rosselló from office.        ...
23:26, 07/22/2019

Puerto Rico gets another governor after supreme court clears the way Puerto Rico got its third governor in less than a week on Wednesday just hours after the bankrupt U.S. territory's supreme court ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's assumption of the office was unconstitutional and ordered him to leave....
06:26, 08/08/2019

| Puerto Ricans launch massive protest against governor Hundreds of thousands of angry protesters blocked the main road in Puerto Rico's capital in the largest demonstration yet seeking the resignation of the US territory's embattled governor....
04:39, 07/24/2019

Puerto Rico: Protesters demand governor's resignation The leak of sexist and homophobic texts sent by Governor Ricardo Rossello sparked outrage on the island. His government has also been accused of corruption and mishandling of the aftermath of hurricane Maria....
07:52, 07/18/2019

Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign Thousands of people in Puerto Rico have marched to the governor’s residence in San Juan, carrying the U.S. territory’s flag and chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign...
06:52, 07/18/2019

GOP proposes more Puerto Rico aid in latest offer to Democrats Congressional Republicans on Thursday floated a new disaster aid proposal to Democrats to break the logjam over Puerto Rico, but it is unlikely to end the bitter, monthslong stalemate that has frustrated both parties, according to multiple aides.The ...
03:52, 05/10/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Donald Trump....
05:39, 05/11/2019

New Puerto Rico governor finally overcoming challenges Puerto Rico’s new governor appears to be finally overcoming challenges to her authority following weeks of political turmoil on the U.S. territory, with key members of the majority New Progressive Party expressing support...
20:39, 08/14/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian heading for Puerto Rico The Lesser Antilles are being put on alert for impacts from Tropical Storm Dorian ranging from strong winds and rough surf to localized flooding early this week....
18:00, 08/26/2019

Puerto Rico's new governor says she intends to remain in office The revolving door at the governor's office in Puerto Rico may finally stop with Wanda Vazquez, the newly sworn-in chief executive of the bankrupt U.S. territory, who said on Thursday she has no plans to resign....
00:52, 08/09/2019

League of her own: woman in Puerto Rico baseball tournament SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A woman in Puerto Rico is set for the first time to play in an otherwise all-male baseball tournament organized by a popular semi-pro league. The team manager says Diamilette Quiles will take over at first base in the fif...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Embattled Puerto Rico gov apologizes for profane tirade Puerto Rico’s governor has apologized for profanity-laced comments he made in a private chat to describe a former New York City government official and a federal control board overseeing the island’s finances...
07:39, 07/12/2019

Wanda Vázquez sworn in as Governor of Puerto Rico Accompanied by her husband, Judge Jorge Diaz, and her daughter, Vazquez took the oath of office in the early evening at the Supreme Court before leaving without making any public comment....
05:13, 08/08/2019

Puerto Rico’s Bankruptcy Plan Is Almost Done, and It Could Start a Fight The island territory is preparing to present its complete restructuring plan for its $124 billion debt. Court challenges are almost certain, but if the plan survives it could be a road map for troubled states....
01:13, 07/15/2019

Puerto Rico: Wanda Vazquez sworn in as new governor Wanda Vazquez became the second person to be sworn in as governor in less than a week. Puerto Rico has been marred by political turmoil and protests that led to the ouster of the former governor. Ricardo Rossello....
14:00, 08/08/2019

Puerto Rico's new governor faces legal challenge Puerto Rico's newly installed governor and its Senate president faced off on Tuesday in written arguments submitted to the island's supreme court, which will decide who is in charge of the bankrupt government....
10:13, 08/07/2019

Fed up Puerto Ricans protest, demanding governor resign A feeling of outrage is rippling across Puerto Rico as people say they’re fed up with neglect from Washington and the U.S. territory’s own government...
18:52, 07/17/2019

Puerto Rico is in turmoil. Here's how business on the island is being whipsawed Businesses in Puerto Rico are reeling from the political corruption of Governor Ricardo Rossello's administration. They are trying to maintain local operations despite the turmoil....
17:00, 07/24/2019

With Puerto Rico leader set to quit, successor still unknown With only hours before Puerto Rico's disgraced governor was set to step down on Friday, the bankrupt U.S. territory still did not know who would succeed him....
13:26, 08/02/2019