NEW YORK (AP) - Julian Castro is the latest Democratic presidential contender to follow the trend of criticizing Fox News Channel while appearing on the network for a town hall. The former Housing secretary's scolding of Fox on Thursday for its coverage of Hillary Clinton was mild compared to recent attacks by Pete Buttigieg and Kirsten Gillibrand. But it drew an answer from moderator Bret Baier. The exchange illustrated the strong feelings Fox generates among many Democrats for its commentators' support of President Donald Trump, and the pressures faced by candidates who choose to engage with the network. The Democratic National Committee has said it won't sponsor a debate on Fox, and Elizabeth
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Taylor Swift made a surprise performance at an iconic gay bar a day after releasing a song supporting the LGBTQ community. Swift celebrated Pride Month by appearing at New York City's Stonewall Inn on Friday night. The song is the second single from Swift's seventh album "Lover," which will be released Aug. 23.
White House hopeful Julián Castro defended being on Fox News for a town hall earlier this week, saying Saturday that while he disagrees with the channel's ideological bent, he wants to reach out to conservative voters who may watch. “I'm very progressive. I've shown that when I've been out there on the stump and in the policies that we've rolled out. But I also respect what other people believe and I know that if we're going to get great things done for the country, it's going to take working with the other side,” the former Housing and Urban Development secretary said Saturday on MSNBC. “Everybody has their own way of thinking about these things. I definitely take the concerns about Fox news,
MSNBC hosts predicted on Friday that White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and counselor Kellyanne Conway would have a toxic reputation that would follow them for the rest of their lives after leaving the administration. "Don't any of these people understand that there is life after Trump and that this is a moment in time?" MSNBC host Donny Deutsch asked while appearing on "Morning Joe." "Do they not understand the toxicity and the cancer that stays with them after? ... You don't have to be the most potent Democratic strategist to understand that they will carry this legacy the rest of their lives." MSNBC host Joe Scarborough responded by telling Deustch that they didn't understand the impact
A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers. Leyla Cox of New Brighton went on vacation June 5 and was expected to return on June 12, as The Staten Island Advance reported. “We can confirm the death of U.S. citizen Leyla Cox in the Dominican Republic on June 11.
“Iran did do it,” Pres. Trump said in an interview with Fox News on Friday, pointing to video evidence released by the Pentagon purported to show the crew of an Iranian patrol boat removing an unexploded mine from the hull of one of the ships.
Just days after The Daily Beast reported that Tyrus was kicked off his Fox Nation show Un-PC after co-host Britt McHenry alleged he sexually harssed her, the former pro-wrestler returned to Fox’s airwaves with a Friday appearance on The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino.Tyrus, who has had a recurring Friday segment on Perino’s show, was ostensibly on to talk about criminal justice reform and efforts to help ex-prisoners find employment while re-entering society. The Fox News contributor, however, almost seemed to be talking about himself when it came to second chances.“I think redemption is the American way,” Tyrus told Perino. “For a long time, it seemed to be for certain aspects of our society is not allowed. I’m glad to see that people can make mistakes. Pay for their mistakes. And be allowed to have is a fresh start, fresh opportunity to put those mistakes behind them.”The two pals went on to talk about their involvement with an organization that provides service dogs to veterans with PTSD, highlighting their joint appearance at a gala.Fox Nation Star Tyrus Accused of Sexual Harassment by Co-Host Britt McHenryAs The Daily Beast reported, McHenry complained that he had sent her “unwanted and unsolicited text messages with lewd, sexual comments.” While Fox News executives were aware of the sexual-harassment allegations, they ultimately decided to move Tyrus off Un-PC and onto his own new show called NUFFSAID.The network, which initially declined to comment on the report, later said in a statement: “While we are not at liberty to discuss the details of any employee matter, we follow strict protocols when matters such as these are brought to our attention, and we make no exceptions. The process works because of the extensive systems and measures we have instituted. This situation was independently investigated and we consider the matter resolved. We respect the confidentiality of all involved.”McHenry, meanwhile, took to Twitter following the story’s publication, suggesting she had proof to back up the sexual harassment complaint. “You act like I don't have proof. Smh. Carry on,” she wrote Wednesday evening, deleting the tweet shortly afterwards.Tyrus’ appearance on Perino’s show won’t be his only time appearing on the mothership this week. The Greg Gutfeld Show’s official Twitter account posted that the ex-WWE star will be part of the show’s panel on Saturday night. Greg Gutfeld has described Tyrus as his “massive sidekick” and has featured the former Snoop Dogg bodyguard regularly on his shows for years.Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast hereGet our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.
The eastern hognose snake is famous for flipping over on its back and playing dead, the North Carolina State Parks and Recreation said. Officials recently posted photos of the seemingly lifeless reptiles – but the “zombie” snakes were far from dead. When threatened, the non-venomous snake “will feign death by opening its mouth, rolling over on its back, and writhing around,” according to Amphibians and Reptiles of North Carolina. If it gets turned back on its belly, the snake will immediately roll over and play dead again.
KILLEEN, Texas, June 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve different offices across the state of Texas have quietly been working to improve the lives of children in their communities for the last year. The Carlson Law Firm is happy to announce that its charitable program, Carlson Cares, is celebrating its first year as a source of community improvement. Carlson Cares began as a way to support our employees' involvement in the organizations they privately support.
Ex-Texans security coordinator alleges firing discrimination The former security coordinator for the Houston Texans has filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging his firing by the team was racially motivated. Jeff Pope, who worked for the team for nearly three years, was dismissed last month. The 11-page complaint was provided to The Associated Press by his attorney, N. Lucy Chukwurah. In it, Pope alleged that former Texans general manager Brian Gaine unjustly initiated the firing of Pope and eight other black employees during his 17 months on the job. Gaine was abruptly let go last week . The Texans said his dismissal was unrelated to Pope's
Sean Hannity decried NBC Tuesday over the decision to have Rachel Maddow moderate part of the Democratic debates this month. “It literally includes the chief conspiracy theorist,” he said of the MSNBC host who will join Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie, Jose Diaz-Balart and Chuck Todd for the June 26 and 27 debates. “Didn't we tell you this would happen, that the media would refuse to hold any of their 'fake news' fanatics accountable?” Hannity mused. He said NBC is rewarding Maddow's “fake news” by giving her more air time and wondered how “real” reporters feel about being passed over by “Tinfoil hat-Maddow, the single biggest liar, conspiracy theorist in the country, the person that pushed the