June 30, 2022

Bill Murray on ‘Being Mortal’ Production Suspension: ‘I Did Something I Thought was Funny, It Wasn’t Taken That Way’

Bill Murray on Saturday acknowledged that his behavior on set led to a complaint from a woman and the suspension of filming on his latest movie. The actor and comedian, in his first comments about the shutdown of “Being Mortal,” described the incident as a “difference of opinion” but declined to provide specifics on what…

Tesla Extends Shanghai Plant Suspension Amid Lockdown

Tesla’s China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at its factory in Shanghai, China, on Jan. 7, 2020. (Aly Song/Reuters) SHANGHAI—Tesla is extending a production halt at its Shanghai factory for at least one day, an internal notice seen by Reuters showed. The Shanghai factory, located in the Pudong district east of…

Hong Kong COVID-19 Spike Sets New Record, Causing Services Cuts, Suspension of Prison Visits, and Panic Buying

Hong Kong’s spike in  COVID-19 cases keeps breaking records, causing a medical system overload, transportation services cuts, shortened shopping hours, and suspension of visits to prisoners. As the Hong Kong government evaluates the need for a city-wide lockdown, citizens have started panic buying, and emptying food shelves in supermarkets…

Bucs' Antonio Brown rips media after suspension question: 'You guys are all drama'

Tampa Bay Buccaneers star Antonio Brown had a big game against the Carolina Panthers on Sunday as he helped the team clinch their first NFC South title since 2007. After the game, Brown faced questions about his return from the fake vaccine card scandal. He was initially trying to dodge the questions about the ordeal […]

Antonio Brown Could Earn $1 Million in Incentives After Returning from Fake Vax Card Suspension

Tampa Bay Buccanneers wide receiver Antonio Brown is not only back on the sidelines after serving a suspension for using a fake vaccine card, but he could also make another million dollars. According to USA Today’s Chris Bambuca: Brown’s contract includes a trio of performance-related incentives at $333,3333 each for reaching statistical plateaus in receptions,…

BREAKING: Details emerge on Chris Cuomo CNN suspension | Spicer & Co. on Newsmax

Republican foes of Chris Cuomo comment on stunning suspension: 'Needs to be fired immediately'

Some of CNN anchor Chris Cuomo’s Republican foes had sharp words for the liberal host after he was indefinitely suspended this week by the scandal-plagued network. Cuomo was reprimanded after evidence of his extensive involvement in his brother Andrew Cuomo’s political operations amid sexual harassment allegations was too much for CNN to ignore. The “Cuomo […]

US No Longer Sees Colombian FARC as Terrorist Organization

Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced on Nov. 30 that the United States no longer designates the guerrilla group known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, known as FARC, as a terrorist organization. The decision comes five years after a peace agreement between the group and the Colombian government in 2016. Blinken said the…

France Deploys Military Police to Caribbean Islands Amid Unrest Over Vaccine Mandate

The French government has deployed military police to the Caribbean islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe amid intensifying protests against COVID-19 vaccine mandates and other pandemic related restrictions. Following several weeks of unrest and violent protests over COVID-19 measures—including a vaccine mandate for health care workers—police reinforcements were sent to the French Caribbean territories on Tuesday.…

New Zealand Dispatches Troops, Police to the Solomons to Assist in Restoring ‘Law and Order’

New Zealand (NZ) will send troops and police to assist Australian, Papua New Guinean, and Fijian forces on the ground of the Solomon Islands, where rioting has left three people dead and several buildings burned to the ground. NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the government was “deeply concerned” by the civil unrest in the…

Financial Wellbeing Linked to Overall Health: ANZ

Australians experiencing poor physical or mental health will be more likely to experience low financial wellbeing, according to an ANZ survey. In ANZ’s latest financial wellbeing survey of 3,550 randomly selected Australians, 68 percent were struggling financially also described their mental health as fair or poor, compared to 28 percent overall. Similarly, 57 percent of…

‘Fredo Is Gone’: Trump Celebrates Chris Cuomo’s Suspension from CNN

Shortly after hearing the news that CNN suspended Chris Cuomo “indefinitely” for allegedly aiding his brother’s efforts to discredit his #MeToo accusers, former President Trump declared, “Fredo is gone!” “Great news for television viewers, they have just suspended Chris Cuomo indefinitely!” the former president triumphantly said. “The big question is, was it because of his…

‘I Can’t Imagine A Carveout’: Manchin Blows Up The Possibility Of A One-Time Suspension Of Filibuster For Voting Rights

Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin threw cold water on the idea that he might support a one-time suspension of the filibuster to pass voting reform legislation. Manchin told CNN anchor Jake Tapper that he did not see a path forward for what some advocates are calling a “carveout” — a special exception to the…

Pope Francis Calls for ‘Temporary Suspension’ of Property Rights to Vaccines During ‘Vax Live’ Concert

ROME — Pope Francis called for universal access to coronavirus vaccines and “the temporary suspension of intellectual property rights” Saturday. “God the Creator instills in our hearts a new and generous spirit to abandon our individualisms and promote the common good,” the pope told participants in the VAX LIVE concert, “a spirit of justice that mobilizes…

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