Young Obama’s angst-ridden love letters

Young Obama’s angst-ridden love letters

Image copyright Emory Image caption The letters are affectionate, but mostly deal with Mr Obama’s life as a young graduate Angst-ridden letters from a young Barack Obama to his girlfriend reveal a 20-something plagued by insecurities about race, class and money. The handwritten letters are between a young Mr Obama and Alexandra McNear, who he […]

Film Review: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ – Variety

Hey, comicbook fans, it’s another Thor movie, and that can only mean one thing: It’s almost time for another Avengers movie! While you wait, Disney and Marvel Studios hope to loot another half-billion dollars or so from the world’s wallets with this outlandish amuse bouche featuring the God of Thunder and his Abs of Steel, […]

Harvey Weinstein scandal: Rose McGowan cancels festival appearance; Howard Stern weighs in – USA TODAY

Harvey Weinstein scandal: Rose McGowan cancels festival appearance; Howard Stern weighs in – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST HARVEY WEINSTEIN Me Too: Women elevate Weinstein conversation | 2:12 Thousands of women are identifying themselves as victims of sexual harassment or assault following a call to action propelled by Alyssa Milano in the wake of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein’s downfall over of allegations of sexual misconduct. (Oct. […]

Chelsea Handler ends Netflix show, turns to activism – Salon

After a two-year run, Netflix’s late-night talk show, “Chelsea” — starring, created by and produced by comedian Chelsea Handler — will come to a close, according to The Hollywood Reporter. In response, Handler says she will, “devote as much time as I can to becoming a more knowledgeable and engaged citizen and to focus on […]

SA football boss Danny Jordaan ‘raped singer Jennifer Ferguson’

SA football boss Danny Jordaan ‘raped singer Jennifer Ferguson’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Danny Jordaan is a prominent member of the governing ANC party South African singer and ex-MP Jennifer Ferguson has accused the country’s football boss Danny Jordaan, 66, of raping her nearly 24 years ago. He “overpowered” her and “painfully” raped her in a hotel in Port Elizabeth city, she has […]

Lamine Diack charged with Rio corruption

Lamine Diack charged with Rio corruption

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Carlos Nuzman is accused of organising the payment of a $2m bribe Prosecutors in Brazil have formally charged the former head of the country’s Olympics committee with corruption during the campaign to win last year’s Games for Rio de Janeiro. Carlos Nuzman is accused of running a criminal organisation, money […]

Insects Are In Serious Trouble – The Atlantic

Also, what’s behind the insect downfall? Pollutants and pesticides are likely to be a problem. Neonicotinoids—the world’s most popular insecticides—can mess with bees in myriad ways, impairing their memory, befuddling their spatial skills, and preventing them from finding food. More surprisingly, the German team couldn’t find any evidence that the two usual suspects—habitat loss and […]