Jason Whitlock leaving Fox Sports after contract impasse

Jason Whitlock leaving Fox Sports after contract impasse

Talk show host Jason Whitlock is out at Fox Sports after the two sides could not come to an agreement on a new contract, the network announced. Whitlock, who hosted a show with Marcellus Wiley called “Speak for Yourself,” was not on the air on Monday. The site, Outkick, first reported Whitlock’s departure. “Friday was … Read more

What is Antifa and why does Trump want to label it a terror group?

What is Antifa and why does Trump want to label it a terror group?

ANTIFA, the shadowy, violent far-left radical group President Trump said he will designate as a terrorist organization, is most infamously known for its clashes with white supremacist groups in Charlottesvile, Va., and for protesting a speech from a conservative celebrity at Berkeley, Calif. The Trump administration has blamed ANTIFA – short for anti-fascist – for … Read more

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After protests shake Brazil, Bolsonaro tries to rein in his backers

After protests shake Brazil, Bolsonaro tries to rein in his backers

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro urged his supporters on Monday to put off their protests against the country’s Supreme Court next weekend after counter-demonstrations triggered violent clashes on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro rides a horse during a meeting with supporters protesting in his favor, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, … Read more

Midtown Manhattan braces for another night of George Floyd protests

Midtown Manhattan braces for another night of George Floyd protests

High-end stores along Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan battened down the hatches Monday as though a hurricane were on the way, boarding up windows in advance of another expected night of protests and looting. Cartier, Versace and Saks Fifth Avenue were among the retailers covering up along the famed shopping stretch, one day after what … Read more

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Former U.S. President Obama condemns violence at protests

Former U.S. President Obama condemns violence at protests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday condemned the use of violence at nationwide protests over racial inequities and excessive police force, while praising the actions of peaceful protesters seeking change. FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during an Obama Foundation event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Lim … Read more

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Chinese envoy to Britain says Beijing is not suppressing Hong Kong activists

Chinese envoy to Britain says Beijing is not suppressing Hong Kong activists

FILE PHOTO: Chinese Ambassador to Britain Liu Xiaoming talks to the crowd following the Chinese Lunar New Year parade through central London, Britain January 26, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – Any responsible government has to take measures against violence, the Chinese ambassador to London said on Monday, when asked about Beijing’s response to protests … Read more

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Donate $200,000 to NAACP Legal Defense Fund Amid George Floyd Protests

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Donate $200,000 to NAACP Legal Defense Fund Amid George Floyd Protests

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds (Photo Credits: Instagram) Los Angeles, June 1: Hollywood couple Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively feel ashamed that they have allowed themselves to be “uninformed about deeply rooted systemic racism”. Now, they are determined to address it and fight against it. As a start, they have donated $200,000 to the NAACP … Read more