Syria war: Air strikes in Eastern Ghouta ‘kill 500’

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Coal Magnate’s Lawsuit Against John Oliver and HBO Is Dismissed

After seven months, a West Virginia judge has granted HBO’s motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against the network and “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver by a coal industry magnate. “I find the arguments set forth in the Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss to dismiss for Failure to State a Claim and Reply to … Read more

Facebook Pulls VR Shooting Game From CPAC Demo After Criticism

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images After a wave of social media criticism, Facebook expressed “regret” for including a shooting game in its VR demo at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday, and removed it “out of respect for the victims and their families” of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last week. The game, titled “Bullet Train,” … Read more

Lisa Marie Presley Has Been ‘Untruthful’ About Her Finances, Court Papers Say

Getty Images Lisa Marie Presley is running a deficit in the truthfulness department, according to court papers filed by her ex-husband, Michael Lockwood. The papers, filed February 21 in Los Angeles Superior Court, come amid a dispute between Presley and Lockwood about how much Presley should shell out for Lockwood’s legal costs. Lockwood is seeking … Read more

Olympian Gus Kenworthy Calls South Korean Dog-Meat Farm ‘Saddest Place I’ve Ever Been’

Getty U.S. freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy denounced a South Korean dog-meat farm as “inhumane” after visiting one while attending the 2018 Winter Olympics. Kenworthy (above left, with Shaun White), his boyfriend Matthew Wilkas and an Associated Press news crew visited the farm in Siheung, South Korea, on Friday. “It’s one of the saddest places I’ve ever been,” … Read more

Martin Sheen: JFK (Unlike Trump) Would Have ‘Confronted Those Bastards’ at NRA Over Gun Crisis

Getty Martin Sheen knows a thing or two about presidents — and we’re not just talking about his time spent running NBC’s “The West Wing.” The actor portrayed John F. Kennedy in the 1983 miniseries “Kennedy” and is actually a close friend of America’s First Family. So when TheWrap spoke with the narrator and executive … Read more

'How dare you': CNN's Camerota clashes with NRA's Loesch over her claim that media 'love' mass shootings

CNN’s Alisyn Camerota discusses gun control with the NRA’s Dana Loesch on Friday. (Screengrab via Yahoo News)The national spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association on Friday doubled down on her claim that members of the media “love” mass shootings, like last week’s school massacre in Parkland, Fla., because of the bump in television ratings that … Read more

Florida shooting: NRA-linked firms hit by consumer boycott

Business Business Florida shooting: Activists target companies tied to NRA Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook … Read more

Companies cut ties with the NRA after customer outrage

More and more American businesses, including car rental companies, an insurance giant and a major bank, are severing ties with the National Rifle Association in the face of torrents of criticism from customers on social media. The backlash began on Thursday after the First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO), which has an NRA-branded Visa credit … Read more

Manafort hit with new charges after Gates pleads guilty

WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort was hit with new charges on Friday, including an allegation he secretly recruited and funded a group of former European politicians to lobby in the United States on behalf of Ukraine. The superseding indictment was filed just a couple of hours after Manafort’s business partner, former campaign … Read more