Asia Argento not facing sex abuse probe
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:28:14 GMT
Actress Asia Argento is not currently being investigated for the alleged sexual abuse of James Bennett, but detectives will reach out to the actor and musician about his claim, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesperson confirmed to Variety. The New York Times reported on Sunday evening that Argento had agreed to pay Bennett $US380,000 to settle claims that she had sex with him at a Marina del Rey hotel when he was 17 in 2013.
Of course those with short attention spans favor socialism
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:28:04 GMT
In this July 20, 2018 file photo, Democratic Kansas U.S. congressional candidate James Thompson, left, U.S Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democratic congressional candidate from New York, stand together on stage after a rally in Wichita, Kan. Republican and Democratic voters in the Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 primaries in Kansas are picking a nominee for two open statewide offices and their candidate for an open congressional seat that has been targeted by Democrats.
Man rescued after falling down waterfall while trying to save his cell phone
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:28:04 GMT
Aaron Hernandez's fiancA e concedes that NFL star was likely gay and reveals she would have supported him if he came out of the closet - but says she saw NO signs of secret same-sex life before his suicide Don't go chasing waterfalls! Man rescued by dozens of firefighters after he falls down dangerous New Jersey rapids while trying to retrieve his CELL PHONE One New Jersey man has learned the hard way that you don't go chasing waterfalls - even if it's to save your cell phone. The man, who refused to disclose his name, had to be rescued by dozens of firefighters from the Great Falls in Peterson on Saturday morning.
Catholics mull withholding donations amid scandals
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:27:57 GMT
For decades, Michael Drweiga has opened his wallet whenever the donation basket comes around at church, but the latest revelations of priests sexually abusing children brought him to the conclusion that he can no longer justify giving. Brice Sokolowski helps small Catholic nonprofits and churches raise money, but he too supports the recent calls to withhold donations.
Experts say Tesla board may have too many ties to CEO Musk
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:27:56 GMT
For years, Tesla's board remained almost invisible, staying behind the curtain as superstar Chairman and CEO Elon Musk guided the electric car maker to huge stock price increases. Now, given Musk's recent questionable behavior, experts say it's time for the board to step onstage and take action on the company's leadership.
Lucid Motors - the Tesla rival that's wooing the Saudis
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:27:52 GMT
Lucid Motors, a startup co-founded 11 years ago by a Silicon Valley veteran, is in the spotlight following news reports over the weekend that Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be willing to invest $1.5 billion in it, possibly as an alternative to playing a key role in taking Tesla private. Regardless of what the Saudi Public Investment Fund does with Tesla, its $376 billion war chest could get Lucid's Air electric car into production.
Watergate wisdom? Cohen lawyer turns to Nixon turncoat
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:27:43 GMT
If anyone knows what Michael Cohen is up against, his lawyer figures it's John Dean, the former White House counsel who turned on President Richard Nixon and helped run him out of office. Cohen's lawyer, Lanny Davis, told The Associated Press on Monday that he's been talking with Dean over the last few months "to hear his wisdom, the lessons that he learned and his reflections on what he saw Michael Cohen going through."