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Actress: My boobs are too big to get roles

(PEOPLE) — Emily Ratajkowski says her breasts are holding her back from getting acting jobs. The actress — who first broke onto the scene as one of the topless models in Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” video — says she thinks it’s a form of gender discrimination. “There’s this thing that happens to me: ‘Oh, she’s […]

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Republican-dominated states raising taxes

(NEW YORK TIMES) — WASHINGTON — Something strange has been happening to taxes in Republican-dominated states: They are going up. Conservative lawmakers in Kansas, South Carolina and Tennessee have agreed to significant tax increases in recent weeks to meet demands for more revenue. They are challenging what has become an almost dogmatic belief for their […]

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Pilot mentions ‘weather phenomenon,’ drops off radar

(MILWAUKEE JOURNAL-SENTINEL) — MILWAUKEE — National Transportation Safety Board investigators said Sunday there was a discussion between the pilot of a Cessna airplane and air traffic controllers about “local weather phenomenon.” Soon after, the aircraft dropped off radar and crashed, killing six. “We’re dealing with things that people just don’t want to talk about or […]

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Legal pot sales begin in Nevada

(Las Vegas Review-Journal) They lined up by the hundreds hoping to be part of Sin City history. Under the bright lights of the Strip, fireworks shot off the roof of Reef Dispensaries in celebration as strobe lights lit up the night sky. Giant speakers roared with reggae beats. Limousines and party buses — several lined […]

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Next-generation drone: No operator needed

Just imagine, a drone that could fly itself – with no GPS programming or human controller – into a battle zone to hunt for a downed American pilot. Or one that could search for survivors of an earthquake when GPS is not functioning. Or one that could fly into a building and scan it for dangers […]

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Teen driver shot dead in road-rage killing

WEST CHESTER, Pa. (WPVI) — Authorities say an 18-year-old victim of road rage was shot in the head before her vehicle crashed in Chester County. The Chester County District Attorney says Bianca Nikol Roberson and a man driving a red pickup were trying to merge in the same lane before the case of road rage […]

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Attempted rapist: ‘I truly enjoy the hunt’

(WKBN) A man convicted of trying to rape a real estate agent will spend the next 10 to 20 years in a Pennsylvania prison. Frank Yeager, of Bucks County, was originally convicted of attempted rape in 2013, the Morning Call reported. State police told the paper he fantasized about raping women. He was convicted of […]

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Man tied to Hezbollah faces U.S. drug charges

(MIAMI HERALD) — A Paraguayan man charged with conspiring to export loads of cocaine to the United States pleaded not guilty in Miami federal court on Monday. But what the conspiracy charge against Ali Issa Chamas did not mention was that he is close to a network of relatives and associates with ties to Hezbollah, […]

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Limbaugh: GOP bill will free 22 million from Obamacare

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the release of the Republicans’ health care bill on June 22 (Photo: Twitter) In their condemnation of the Senate’s health-insurance bill, Democrats are seizing on the Congressional Budget Office’s conclusion that 22 million Americans would lose their health insurance if the legislation passed in its current form. But talk-radio […]

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Kasich website hacked with pro-ISIS rant

(AP) Government websites, many of them in Ohio, were hacked Sunday with a message that purports to be supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group. A message posted on the website of Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich said, “You will be held accountable Trump, you and all your people for every drop of blood flowing […]

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