FCC Chief Is ‘Complicit’ in Trump’s NBC Threat, Ex-Chairman Says

FCC Chief Is ‘Complicit’ in Trump’s NBC Threat, Ex-Chairman Says
U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is “complicit” in Donald Trump’s threat to revoke broadcast licenses of news stations by not speaking out against the president, the former chairman of the agency said.Tom Wheeler, who led the FCC during President Barack Obama’s second term, said Sunday that Pai’s silence in defending the First Amendment against the president is “shocking.”“He is making himself complicit in the coercion that the president was engaging in when he was trying to send

Super kind Professor goes the extra mile for some confused students

Super kind Professor goes the extra mile for some confused students
Accounting just got a little easier for two students, thanks to a very generous professor.  When student Marissa Flood and a classmate from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, were having a bit of a tough time studying for an accounting exam, they emailed their professor for some much needed advice.  SEE ALSO: History professor livetweets reality TV show set in ancient Rome and it's hilariously instructive But instead of sending a standard email reply, Dr. Doug Schneider

Kushners Control of Familys NYC Crown Jewel Is Now in Jeopardy

Kushners Control of Familys NYC Crown Jewel Is Now in Jeopardy
An ambitious plan by Jared Kushner’s family to recast its indebted Fifth Avenue office building as a luxury architectural trophy is collapsing, setting off a chain of events that may imperil the Kushners’ ownership of a property central to their real estate empire.Their partner, Kushner Cos.’ losing control of the building, said the people, who asked not to be named discussing private deals. A Kushner Cos. spokesman said nothing has been decided.“As equal partners, Vornado and Kushner have been

Killer drivers to receive life sentences

Killer drivers to receive life sentences
The increase will apply to offences in England, Scotland and Wales, but not Northern Ireland, which has separate road safety laws.Barrister Matthew Scott told BBC Radio 5 live the change would not increase road safety. Driver who fled crash scene after killing passenger is jailed Speeding driver jailed over boy's death Nine years jail for driver who killed girl, four Announcing the change, justice minister Dominic Raab said: "Based on the seriousness of the worst cases, the anguish of

Comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51

Comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSean Hughes: A career in comedy Irish stand-up star and BBC quiz show panellist Sean Hughes has died aged 51.Richard Bucknall, his former agent and promoter, said the "formidable" comic died in hospital on Monday and would be remembered for his "superb wit". Hughes was a team captain on Never Mind the Buzzcocks on BBC Two and had his own Channel 4 sitcom, Sean's Show.Fellow comedians, including Al Murray, Katy Brand

This program has a brilliant plan for bringing diversity to the world of STEM.

This program has a brilliant plan for bringing diversity to the world of STEM.
When Dr. Jennifer R. Cohen was working as a molecular biologist, she often wondered why no one else in her sector looked like her. As a black woman, Cohen is not the typical face you'd see in a biochemistry lab. The sad reality is science and technology careers are still predominately assumed by white men even though there is a large reservoir of untapped talent among women and people of color. The reason for the disparity seems to lie

Harvey Weinstein Was Almost Arrested By The NYPD In 2015 For Sexual Assault Hear Audio From The Sting Operation!

Harvey Weinstein Was Almost Arrested By The NYPD In 2015 For Sexual Assault  Hear Audio From The Sting Operation!
Ronan Farrow wasn't the only one working to expose Harvey Weinstein. In fact, the NYPD was this close to busting the slimeball by setting up a sting operation with one of his accusers back in 2015. Italian model Ambra Battilana (above) had agreed to record her conversation with the indie film producer on March 28, 2015 when the two met at the Tribeca Grand Hotel, just a day after she accused Weinstein of groping her breasts prodding his hand

This campaign is recognizing incredible innovators fighting for social change.

This campaign is recognizing incredible innovators fighting for social change.
A solution for food waste and hunger, getting undocumented immigrants citizenship, an anti-cyberbullying app — these are things the world desperately needs. And thanks to a handful of social innovators, we now have them. The minds behind the technology and programs above have been named in the class of 2017 Tech Impact AllStars by the social impact media company NationSwell and Comcast NBCUniversal. "The main goal is to find and uplift the everyday heroes who are changing their communities

Investigation Into Russian Election Meddling Might Finally Be Touching Trump Directly

Investigation Into Russian Election Meddling Might Finally Be Touching Trump Directly
Special counsel Robert Mueller has made a new request relating to the Russia investigation, and this time, it seems directly related to the president. The Russia investigation's request for documents about Donald Trump's actions is the closest the investigation has come to directly touching Trump, as far as we know. According to , Mueller has requested White House documents related to Trump's actions in 13 areas, including the firing of Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser; an Oval Office meeting with Russian officials in

Three killed as storm sweeps into Ireland

Three killed as storm sweeps into Ireland
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHigh winds have caused damage across Ireland Two men and a woman have been killed as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the British Isles.As hurricane-force gusts battered the Republic of Ireland, one woman and a man died in separate incidents when trees fell on their cars. A second man died in a chainsaw accident while attempting to remove a tree felled by the storm.Thousands of homes and businesses lost power

3 Signs You’re In A Toxic Relationship And You Need To Get Out ASAP

3 Signs You’re In A Toxic Relationship And You Need To Get Out ASAP
I try to be healthy (though as a chip-aficionado, it doesn't always pan out). I “sweat out” toxins in hot yoga, I buy nontoxic, BPA-free water bottles, and I spend $4 on organic avocados. (JK re: avocados, haven't sold out that badly.) But what does “toxic” even mean? Mildly unhealthy? Straight poisonous? We throw the term “toxic” around when it comes to relationships, but what are the actual signs you're in a toxic relationship? Must there be actual physical or emotional abuse,

Red sun ’caused by Hurricane Ophelia’

Red sun ’caused by Hurricane Ophelia’
BBC Weather Watchers: Why has the sky turned red? Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC Weather presenter Charlie Slater explains why the sun looks red Image copyright Sun Cloud Gazer Image caption An orange sky was visible in Bransford in Worcestershire Image copyright Ludford Sunshine Image caption This was the scene in Ludlow, Shropshire Meanwhile, hundreds took to Twitter to share their theories and snaps of the unusual red sun and yellow skies.Using the hashtags #redsun

7 Things You Should Never, Ever Say To Someone With A Unique Name

7 Things You Should Never, Ever Say To Someone With A Unique Name
We're so used to using one another's names day-in and day-out, but a name is what makes us so unique. Some people have more unique names than others, and that's just based on what your part of the world considers the “norm” versus the “different.” So, anyone who has a name outside of the norm may find themselves in daunting or outright annoying situations. There are just some things people with unique names hate hearing. Growing up in a traditional Irish

Hillary Clinton Says Michelle Obama’s Comments About Female Voters Were “Music To My Heart”

Hillary Clinton Says Michelle Obama’s Comments About Female Voters Were “Music To My Heart”
Barack Obama and Joe Biden's bromance might have to step aside for a bit. The sisterhood between Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama is seriously thriving post-election, and it's the perfect ray of sunshine that we all probably need right about now. After hearing Michelle Obama's comments about female Trump voters, Clinton had some strong words of her own. On Sept. 27, Obama sat down with author Roxane Gay for a Q&A session and discussed the 53 percent of women who voted for Donald Trump.

14 issues Trump is sidelining to focus on the NFL

14 issues Trump is sidelining to focus on the NFL
(CNN)President Donald Trump devoted much of the online portion of his weekend to attacking NFL player-protesters and boosting calls for a boycott of the league.Millions of people on the island have been without power, cut off from the world -- and the aid they desperately need -- since Hurricane Maria struck last week. Officials there describe an "apocalyptic" scene. Relief is now beginning to trickle in, but the rebuilding figures to be a years-long process. Trump last tweeted about

Looks like Equifax was hacked…again

Looks like Equifax was hacked…again
Image: JUSTIN LANE/EPA-EFE/REX/ShutterstockUPDATE (1:30 p.m. ET): Updated to include Equifax statement. Equifax, the credit rating reporting agency that exposed personal data of nearly 150 million people, appears to have been hacked — again. The (probable) hack was noticed by security researcher Randy Abrams and first covered by Ars Technica. While visiting Equifax's website, Abrams noticed that some pages redirect to a site offering a fake, malware-bearing Flash update.  SEE ALSO: Turns out the Equifax hack was even more gigantic