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Senate confirms Trump's 'not qualified' judicial pick

Senate confirms Trump's 'not qualified' judicial pick
Senate confirms Trump’s ‘not qualified’ judicial pick The Senate on Tuesday narrowly confirmed one of President Trump’s judicial nominees despite a rare “not qualified” rating from the American Bar Association. On a party-line vote of 50-48, the Republican-led Senate backed Leonard Steven Grasz to serve on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Grasz served for more than 11 years... Read More

Egyptian singer jailed over racy music video featuring a banana

Egyptian singer jailed over racy music video featuring a banana
Egyptian singer jailed over racy music video featuring a banana An Egyptian court has reportedly jailed Shaimaa Ahmed, a singer who was arrested last month for a provocative music video, for two years. Ahmed, 25, who goes by the name Shyma professionally, was found guilty of inciting debauchery and publishing an indecent film, the BBC reported. Her music video featured... Read More

USA Gymnastics says it’s not ‘liable’ to victims of Larry Nassar

USA Gymnastics says it’s not ‘liable’ to victims of Larry Nassar
USA Gymnastics says it’s not ‘liable’ to victims of Larry Nassar USA Gymnastics is arguing that the civil suits taking aim at the organization for abuse at the hands of former Olympic Dr. Larry Nassar should be dismissed. The former Michigan State University doctor — who has been accused of sexually assaulting more than 130 victims — was sentenced Dec.... Read More

Naked model falls to her death after partying with ‘swingers’

Naked model falls to her death after partying with ‘swingers’
  Naked model falls to her death after partying with ‘swingers’ The heartbroken family of a teen model found dead and naked after she spent the night partying with American “swingers” are pushing authorities to further investigate her deadly fall from the 20th floor of an apartment in Malaysia. Police said Ivana Smit, an 18-year-old Dutch model, was intoxicated when... Read More

Oscar Pistorius injured in jail fight over telephone use

Oscar Pistorius injured in jail fight over telephone use
  Oscar Pistorius injured in jail fight over telephone use JOHANNESBURG — Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use, a South African prison spokesman confirmed Tuesday. Pistorius sustained a minor injury in an alleged assault at the Attridgevill Correctional Centre last week, Singabakho Nxumalo of the Department... Read More

Trump wants to send man back to moon — and eventually Mars

Trump wants to send man back to moon — and eventually Mars
  Trump wants to send man back to moon — and eventually Mars WASHINGTON — President Trump wants to send man back to the moon — and on to Mars. Trump signed a policy directive Monday instructing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to “refocus America’s space program on human exploration and discovery.” The move, Trump said, “marks an important... Read More