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Sherrod Brown: ‘I trust’ Hillary Clinton

Only four hours’ drive from Cleveland’s RNC mayhem, Sen. Sherrod Brown joined Hillary Clinton in Cincinnati to declare his "trust" in the presumptive Democratic nominee. “I trust Secretary Clinton to fight for children and families,” the Democratic …… Read More Read More: Hillary Clinton Should Pick Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown For VP The Republican National Convention starts today, but Donald Trump kicked off the festivities late last week early by…

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Andrew Cuomo Tells the Democratic National Convention That His Father, Mario Cuomo, Loved Being a Democrat

The New York governor criticizes Donald Trump’s rhetoric, saying "fear is not strength, fear is weakness."… Read More Read More: Cuomo, in Convention Speech, Faces a High Standard: His Father’s giving the keynote address during the 1984 Democratic National Convention. But first, there was a hitch. Mr. Cuomo’s son Andrew, then 26, had wanted the lights dimmed for a six-minute biographical video before the speech, a bit of stagecraft that…

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President Barack Obama Praises Hillary Clinton During DNC Speech: ‘She Was Doing Everything I Was … but Backwards in Heels’

The 44th president recalled campaigning against Clinton during the 2008 race for the Democratic presidential nomination, praising her for never giving up. “Eight years ago — that’s right. Let me tell you, eight years ago you may remember Hillary and I …… Read More Read More: Hillary Clinton’s Convention: Day 4 Of course, that was also the year Barack Obama became the first black president of the United States. Ms….

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Hayes Grier Hospitalized After Crash With Fractured Ribs, Bruised Lung

Vine star Hayes Grier has been hospitalized following an accident, his brother Nash Grier tweeted on Thursday, July 28. It’s unclear at the moment what happened, but Nash asked fans to pray for his recovery. "Just got a call on set that said Hayes was in a …… Read More Read More: Hayes Grier: Internet star in car crash, Nash Grier asks for prayers Hayes Grier, the internet star who…

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David Lee to Spurs: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

A midseason move to the Dallas Mavericks revitalized David Lee’s career, as he again resembled the high-efficiency offensive force who was once a building block for the Golden State Warriors. The San Antonio Spurs rewarded Lee’s play Thursday by signing …… Read More Read More: Spurs sign David Lee Free agent forward David Lee has signed a two-year deal with the San Antonio Spurs, agent Mark Bartelstein told The Vertical….

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Rep. Tammy Duckworth Heading to Court Amid Workplace Retaliation Accusations

Rep. Tammy Duckworth will head to court next month after two women who filed a workplace retaliation lawsuit against the Illinois Democrat rejected a settlement offer that was initially reported a certainty. The announcement arrived the day before …… Read More Read More: Rep. Duckworth: I didn’t serve my country ‘so you could invite Russia to interfere with it’ There were no shortage harsh quips directed towards Donald Trump at…

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Sarah McBride becomes first transgender convention speaker

Activist Sarah McBride became the first transgender person to speak at a major national party’s convention Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention. The 25-year-old press secretary of the Human Rights Campaign foundation came out as a …… Read More Read More: In Another DNC First, Sarah McBride Becomes First Trans Person to Address a National Convention The big “first” of this week’s Democratic National Convention is, of course, the…

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North Korea: U.S. crossed ‘red line’, declared war

A top North Korean diplomat on Thursday warned the United States had "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals. (July 28) AP PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea’s top …… Read More Read More: North Korea: U.S. Sanctions Against Kim Jong Un Cross ‘Red Line’ PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea’s top diplomat for U.S. affairs told…

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Major League Soccer All-Star Game Is Thursday In San Jose

SAN JOSE – Major League Soccer’s annual All-Star Game is taking place Thursday in San Jose, where the league’s stars will take on the English Premier League club Arsenal. The AT&T MLS All-Star Game is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. at Avaya Stadium, the San Jose …… Read More Read More: MLS All-Stars vs. Arsenal FC, 2016 MLS All-Star Game: Arsene Wenger "We play to win." The days when Major League…

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First look at Supergirl and Superman together

The second season of “Supergirl” is doubling down on the number of superheroes. And with the addition of Superman we now have twice the capes. Together, the CW show’s stars, Melissa Benoist and Tyler Hoechlin, revealed a first look at the Superman suit…. Read More Read More: Superman on ‘Supergirl’: First Look at Tyler Hoechlin in Character (Photo) “Supergirl’s” Superman has been revealed. The CW released the first look photo…

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How Bill Clinton and Barack Obama are double-teaming Donald Trump

Last night a former president spoke at the Democratic convention. Tonight the current one does. And the division of labor between the two of them — both arguably among the most effective public communicators of the last generation — runs roughly as …… Read More Read More: Don’t boo, vote: Barack Obama flays Donald Trump with characteristic charm US President Barack Obama used his well-known charisma to back Hillary Clinton…

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Wildfire Shuts Down Ventura (134) Freeway Near Eagle Rock

EAGLE ROCK, CA — Three lanes of the eastbound Ventura (134) Freeway are shut down as firefighters grapple with a blaze alongside the freeway. The brush fire broke out just before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 7500 block of Figueroa Street on the south side …… Read More Read More: Eagle Rock Fire and Rescue to serve ice cream sundaes Aug. 14 Eagle Rock Fire and Rescue Department is holding…

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Text of July FOMC statement

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen and her colleagues are … Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that the labor market strengthened and that economic activity has been expanding at a moderate rate…. Read More Read More: What to expect from the Fed’s first meeting since ‘Brexit’ by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Yellen is scheduled to speak at the high-profile event and…

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Snooki Drops Her Very First Music Video — And It’s All Kinds of Ridiculous

Nicole Polizzi just released her first music video on YouTube for an original track called "Yung Mommy." The tongue-in-cheek clip chronicles her transition from "Jersey Shore" party girl to mother-of-two, poking fun at both her past and present…. Read More Read More: Residents in popular New Jersey town want some quiet time since the show “Jersey Shore” FILE – In this May 29, 2014 file photo, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi attends…

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Report: Obamas Choose Jackson Park For Presidential Library

CHICAGO (CBS) — President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama reportedly have decided to build the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park, choosing the site just east of the University of Chicago over Washington Park. The Chicago Tribune …… Read More Read More: Obama chooses Jackson Park for presidential library CHICAGO — President Barack Obama has chosen Chicago’s Jackson Park as the site for his presidential library. A source…

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Liverpool FC, Manchester United and Arsenal among Premier League teams to reject EFL Trophy invite

A number of top Premier League clubs were missing from the EFL Trophy group-stage draw on Wednesday after rejecting invitations from the Football League to include their academy sides in the revamped competition. Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City …… Read More Read More: Burnley v Liverpool: Ticket details Liverpool FC have released the following ticket details for the away Premier League clash with Burnley on Saturday August 20. Burnley have reduced…

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Blake Shelton Uses His Day Off to Play Surprise Free Concert

What do you do when you’re a country star with a free day off? If you’re Blake Shelton, you put on a free surprise concert, apparently. The singer began teasing his Twitter followers on Wednesday morning (July 27) before announcing a last-minute show …… Read More Read More: Blake Shelton announces on Twitter free surprise concert in Grain Valley Just before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Blake Shelton made the day of…

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The Latest: Trump, Pence, differ on hacking in US elections

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT): 12:24 p.m. Donald Trump and his running mate, Mike Pence, are sending some mixed signals fewer than two weeks into their partnership. The Republican presidential nominee …… Read More Read More: Trump, Pence ‘Don’t Know What They’re Talking About’ With ISIS, Biden Says Vice President Joe Biden said Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his running mate…

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Target leaving IndyCar after 27 seasons with Chip Ganassi

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 victories. The exit comes as Target is examining all of its marketing platforms under …… Read More Read More: Target leaving IndyCar and Chip Ganassi Racing after 2016 The most recognizable IndyCar sponsorship is ending at the end of the year. Per…

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Russia has strengthened its southwestern flank as NATO builds up its military presence nearby

Russia has strengthened its southwestern flank in the face of a rising NATO presence. Reuters MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has strengthened its southwestern flank as NATO builds up its military presence near its borders and next-door Ukraine remains unstable …… Read More Read More: Russia beefs up military on southwestern flank as NATO approaches MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has strengthened its southwestern flank as NATO builds up its military presence…

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