Ex-Tennessee governor tied to contract hit on federal witness

Ex-Tennessee governor tied to contract hit on federal witness

A former Tennessee governor’s administration helped pay a murder contract for a 1979 hit on a federal witness who was buddies with union boss Jimmy Hoffa, authorities said. The white contract killer wore a wig, fake beard and was in blackface when he gunned down Chattanooga businessman Samuel Pettyjohn, a cooperating witness in a corruption … Read more

Mets pummel Matt Harvey in laugher over Orioles

Mets pummel Matt Harvey in laugher over Orioles

BALTIMORE — If Matt Harvey’s career is finished sooner rather than later, his two starts against the Mets this season will likely have helped deliver the knockout punch. Last month, the Mets took batting practice against the former Dark Knight over 4 ¹/₃ innings, and Wednesday night the bash session was condensed even further. The … Read more

IBM Tells U.S. Employees to Return to Office in September

IBM Tells U.S. Employees to Return to Office in September

(Bloomberg) — International Business Machines Corp. told U.S. employees they will be going back to work at company offices the week of Sept. 7, according to a staff memo Tuesday from Chief Human Resources Officer Nickle LaMoreaux. In the memo, which was reported earlier by CNBC, LaMoreaux cited “improving U.S. clinical conditions and broad access … Read more

Bella Hadid shares 1939 photo of ‘Palestine’ soccer team entirely made of Jewish players

The Fort stands above all

Supermodel Bella Hadid raised eyebrows on social media for celebrating an old photo featuring the “Palestine” soccer team. Hadid, a pro-Palestinian activist who had been outspoken in recent weeks amid the conflict between Israel and Gaza, posted an image on Instagram captioned “Palestine Vs. Austria 1939” featuring two soccer players from opposing teams shaking hands … Read more

Telescope detects hundreds of radio bursts from far away galaxies

Telescope detects hundreds of radio bursts from far away galaxies

A high-powered telescope detected hundreds of unexplained radio bursts in outer space, leaving scientists looking beyond the galaxy for answers. More than 500 fast radio bursts (FRBs) were observed by scientists using an antenna-powered telescope called CHIME, or the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment, in a 12-month period between 2018 and 2019, according to findings … Read more

Giants’ Nate Solder ‘fortunate’ to be back

Giants' Nate Solder 'fortunate' to be back

Nate Solder forgot what it was like to have a fall without football. Solder opted out of last season due to his high-risk for COVID-19 — he is a cancer survivor while his 5-year-old son, Hudson, has undergone treatments for a rare form of kidney cancer. Having weathered a football-less fall for the first time … Read more

52% of federal inmates in America are now vaccinated for COVID-19

52% of federal inmates in America are now vaccinated for COVID-19

ABC News AG Garland defends DOJ decision to continue to back Trump in E. Jean Carroll defamation case Appearing Wednesday afternoon before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Attorney General Merrick Garland spoke publicly for the first time about the Justice Department’s decision earlier this week to continue seeking to substitute for former President Donald Trump in … Read more