Britain’s Prince Philip dead at 99

Britain's Prince Philip dead at 99

Prince Philip, the longest-serving royal consort in British history, who was a constant companion to Queen Elizabeth II during their 74 years of marriage and the father to royal heir Prince Charles, died Friday. He was 99. “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, … Read more

University of Kentucky mistakenly sends 500k acceptance emails

University of Kentucky mistakenly sends 500k acceptance emails

The University of Kentucky erroneously sent out acceptance emails to 500,000 high school seniors for one of its programs, a report said. The university corrected the issue less than a day later, sending out new emails apologizing for the snafu, blaming a “technical issue,” WLEX-TV reported. The bogus acceptance letter confirmed a spot this fall … Read more

OJ Simpson and Las Vegas hotel settle defamation lawsuit

OJ Simpson and Las Vegas hotel settle defamation lawsuit

LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson and a Las Vegas hotel-casino have settled a lawsuit alleging that unnamed employees defamed Simpson by telling a celebrity news site he had been banned from the property in November 2017 for being drunk and disruptive. Simpson’s attorney, Malcolm LaVergne, declined Thursday to comment about the agreement reached with Nevada … Read more

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says Matt Gaetz needs to resign

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says Matt Gaetz needs to resign

Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger has become the first Republican to publicly demand the resignation of Matt Gaetz — and he cites newly reported money links between his embattled fellow congressman and a sex trafficking-accused pal. “Matt Gaetz needs to resign,” Kinzinger, (R-Ill.), tweeted Thursday night. The tweet links to a Daily Beast story that details … Read more

First Amazon union effort appears to be failing in Alabama

First Amazon union effort appears to be failing in Alabama

Enlarge Image Banners are placed at the Amazon facility as members of a congressional delegation arrive to show their support for workers who will vote on whether to unionize, in Bessemer, Alabama on March 5, 2021. REUTERS/Dustin Chambers/File Photo Amazon is winning a closely watched election at an Alabama warehouse — where some workers are … Read more