NXIVM sex-cult leader and accused pedophile Keith Raniere was found guilty on Wednesday of running the ultra-secretive organization that hot-branded and tortured women as part of an organized scheme to provide himself with a constant supply of sex slaves. Within Nxivm, Raniere ran a secret society called DOS, in which slaves were tasked with recruiting slaves of their own. The women were starved, branded with Raniere’s initials and forced to sleep with him or perform other sex acts, according to testimony. –NY Post “Raniere, who portrayed himself as a savant and a genius, was in fact, a master manipulator, a con man and ...
About 1 in 5 cardholders in New York City has a five-figure credit card balance, making it one of the nation’s most debt-burdened cities, reported CompareCards. The study analyzed 1.2 million anonymized credit reports from LendingTree in 100 of the largest metropolitan areas across the country. It found a majority of the cities with the most significant percentages of people with five-figure credit card debt are located in metro areas on the East and West Coast. Bridgeport, Connecticut had the highest rate of cardholders with five-figure debts at 22.9%. Virginia Beach, Virginia had 20.5% and Washington, DC with 19.9%, the ...
The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 13 dead and 199 injured on Tuesday as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings. More than 8,000 people were relocated as a large number of structures were damaged or collapsed after the quake struck late Monday near Yibin, in Sichuan province, according to the city government. Other images were of a woman being helped out of another collapsed structure.
Google parent Alphabet Inc. faced a wave of critical proposals from activists and employees during its annual shareholder meeting Wednesday, including one to split up the internet search and ad-selling giant before regulators break it into pieces.
US lawmakers warned Wednesday against using a war authorization passed in the wake of September 11 for action against Iran, pressing a senior official to acknowledge that Tehran was not behind the 2001 attacks. Brian Hook, the US special representative on Iran, repeatedly declined to say if President Donald Trump legally enjoyed the right to attack Iran, echoing the non-committal comments in April before Congress by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
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The Cracker Barrel restaurant chain says it has a zero-tolerance policy for “discriminatory treatment or harassment of any sort.”
Biden noted his ability to “get things done” with former Senators James Eastland and Herman Talmadge, who fought against the Civil Rights Movement and opposed the racial integration of schools.
A Florida man threatened and smacked at a reporter after he was recorded being kicked out of Trump’s Orlando rally.
Boston’s Don Sweeney has been named the NHL’s General Manager of the Year, and Florida center Alexander Barkov has won the Lady Byng Trophy
NFL teams up with NCAA for next round of safety improvements
Upcoming trade talks between the leaders of China and the United States are unlikely to immediately resolve major disagreements between the two sides but could start a new phase in negotiations, Chinese state media said on Thursday.
U.S. President Donald Trump believes that he has the authority to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and demote him to be a board governor, but is not planning to do so presently, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Regal and ADOC Medical Groups announce that it has entered into an in-network contract with MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center to provide comprehensive medical care to its members of all ages in Laguna Hills and surrounding…
With a 2020 campaign launch painting opponents in almost apocalyptic terms, President Donald Trump showed Democrats the scorched earth treatment they can expect in his fight for reelection. “He excited the base and it sends a pretty strong message to the Democrats that this is going to be a pretty tough race,” Committee to Defend the President chairman Ted Harvey said on Trump’s go-to TV channel Fox News.
“I worked with Strom Thurmond all my life,“ Jim Clyburn says.
SportsPulse: Ja Morant has all the tools to become the next great point guard from a mid-major, but there’s one area of his game that must improve at the next level.
SportsPulse: Zion Williamson has been the talk of this NBA draft. But this isn’t the next LeBron James we’re talking about. In fact, this is a player the NBA has never seen before.