Syrian government forces and their allies on Saturday said they seized the town of Mayadeen, an Islamic State stronghold in the country’s east, in a major gain in the race for territories previously held by the militant group.
The announcement came as U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said they were in the “final” battle for control of Raqqa, the ISIS’ de facto capital and the symbol of the group’s reign of terror. However, officials with the Kurdish-led SDF said it could be hours or days before ISIS is uprooted from the city, to the north of Mayadeen.Read More
Las Vegas’ tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival.
Analysts who closely track the finances of the city’s casino companies say Las Vegas will see a short-term dip in visitors in response to the shooting.Read More
Austin Seferian-Jenkins looked like he had a touchdown. He looked like he carried the ball across the goal line after a short reception, and that he brought the Jets within three points of the Patriots. Of course, that’s not what the referees saw.
After reviewing the play, the referees ruled that Seferian-Jenkins lost control of the ball after the reception, fumbling it over the pylon. By rule, fumbling the ball out of the end zone results in a touchback and a turnover, meaning the Patriots took over.Read More
A shifting narrative about when officials at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino alerted cops before the worst mass shooting in US history has Las Vegas on edge. And now gamblers are wondering: are they rolling the dice with their own lives inside the city’s casinos?Read More
The Islamic State group once drew recruits from near and far with promises of paradise but now bodies of jihadists lie in mass graves or at the mercy of wild dogs as its “caliphate” collapses.
Flies buzz around human remains poking through the dusty earth in the Iraqi town of Dhuluiyah, 90 kilometres (55 miles) north of Baghdad, at a hastily-dug pit containing the bodies of dozens of IS fighters killed in 2015.Read More
THE mounting allegations against Harvey Weinstein could have major legal implications for the Hollywood producer, legal experts have said.
Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie and Cara Delevingne are among the many high-profile figures to join dozens of women accusing the movie mogul of sexual harassment and assault – but could he be caged?Read More
Feminist lawyer Gloria Allred’s daughter apologized for taking Harvey Weinstein as a client and is calling it a mistake.
Lisa Bloom, 56, a feminist and civil rights attorney like her mother, admitted taking Weinstein as a client was a “colossal mistake,” according to Buzzfeed on Saturday.Read More
A bombshell report in the New York Times on Thursday, filled with detailed allegations of sexual harassment and abuse involving famous actresses such as Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan, as well as a half dozen former employees, have forced Weinstein to temporarily step down from the company he runs. If previous scandals involving Bill Cosby, Bill O’Reilly and Roger Ailes are any indication, this will be the first of many damaging articles about Weinstein’s misbehavior. Such stories tend to have a dam-bursting impact, jarring loose stories of misbehavior and emboldening women to come forward publicly with fresh allegations.Read More
The NAACP on Tuesday condemned Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones’s decision not to allow his team’s players from taking the field if they kneel in protest during the national anthem.
NFL Hall of Famer Joe Namath is a Fox News regular — frequently stopping by as a guest on many of the network’s programs. But during an appearance Tuesday on Fox & Friends, Broadway Joe did not toe the Fox line while speaking about the NFL protests.
The Super Bowl-winning New York Jets quarterback spoke out in support of the cause of the protests — shining a light on racial and social oppression in the United States.Read More
The FBI has opened an investigation into Harvey Weinstein, DailyMail.com has exclusively learned.
DailyMail.com understands the move came at the behest of the Department of Justice, run by Donald Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions, which instructed the bureau to investigate the mounting allegations leveled at the movie mogul.Read More
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