Contestants accuse Mrs. America pageant owner of racial bias

NEW YORK — Four contestants in this year’s Mrs. America pageant are calling for an apology from the pageant’s owner over accusations he used racial slurs and stereotypes in a conversation. The four women, three African American and one white, spoke at a news conference Monday in Manhattan with lawyer Gloria Allred. They accuse David … Continue reading Contestants accuse Mrs. America pageant owner of racial bias

South Carolina News: COLUMBIA, Over 31,000 South Carolina Students to Participate in State’s 17th Annual National Day of Concern & Student Pledge Against Gun Violence

COLUMBIA, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, the United States Attorney’s Office (USAO), along their local, state, and federal law enforcement partners, will visit schools across South Carolina to meet with students as a part of South Carolina’s 17th Annual Student Pledge Against Gun … Continue reading South Carolina News: COLUMBIA, Over 31,000 South Carolina Students to Participate in State’s 17th Annual National Day of Concern & Student Pledge Against Gun Violence

WASHINGTON News: Former U.S. Senate Employee, James A. Wolfe Pleads Guilty to False Statements Charge

Longtime Director of Security for the Senate Select Committee on IntelligenceAdmits Lying to FBI About Disclosing Information to Reporter WASHINGTON – James A. Wolfe, 57, of Ellicott City, Maryland, a former staff employee of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI), pleaded guilty today to one count of making a false statement to special … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Former U.S. Senate Employee, James A. Wolfe Pleads Guilty to False Statements Charge

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | QB Tagovailoa scare a reminder Alabama’s Plan B is good, too

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.  — Alabama got quite a scare at the sight of starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on the ground clutching his right knee. But the situation could have been worse — on multiple levels. The Crimson Tide got a break, Tagovailoa was able to trot off the field and apparently won’t miss a practice, much … Continue reading TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | QB Tagovailoa scare a reminder Alabama’s Plan B is good, too

ATLANTA | Falcons K Bryant (hamstring) likely to miss next game

ATLANTA  — Falcons kicker Matt Bryant is expected to miss the next game against the New York Giants after straining his right hamstring making a 57-yard field goal that helped Atlanta snap a three-game losing streak. Coach Dan Quinn said Monday the Falcons are going to bring in another kicker this week to fill in … Continue reading ATLANTA | Falcons K Bryant (hamstring) likely to miss next game

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ in writer case

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey and the U.S. reaction (all times local): 9:50 a.m. President Donald Trump is suggesting that “rogue killers” may be responsible for whatever happened to missing Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump told reporters as he departed the White House en route to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump suggests ‘rogue killers’ in writer case

WASHINGTON | US envoy for NKorea to hold talks in Russia, France, Belgium

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s envoy for North Korea is traveling to Russia, France and Belgium for talks with counterparts there as the U.S. prepares for a second leadership summit with the North. The State Department says envoy Stephen Biegun will hold “working level” meetings in Moscow, Paris and Brussels. It provided no further details … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US envoy for NKorea to hold talks in Russia, France, Belgium

BOSTON | Massachusetts MGM casino earns $27M during 1st month open

BOSTON— MGM has reported nearly $27 million in revenue during the first full month of operation at its Massachusetts casino. The state Gaming Commission reported Monday that MGM Springfield generated $18 million in gross revenues from slot machines and another $8.8 million from table games like blackjack and roulette. That generated $6.7 million in state … Continue reading BOSTON | Massachusetts MGM casino earns $27M during 1st month open