News Reality

Gawker’s shell settles with Hulk Hogan for $31 million

by www.seattletimes.com
NEW YORK (AP) — The shell of Gawker has settled with Hulk Hogan for $31 million, ending a years-long fight that led to the media company’s bankruptcy, the shutdown of Gawker.com and the sale of Gawker’s other sites to Spanish-language broadcaster Univision. Gawker founder Nick Denton in a Wednesday blog post said that the “saga […]
Read Full Article On www.seattletimes.com
Latest
As a youth, Dana Stein spent summers working a variety of jobs — cashier, busboy and typist, just to name a few. "What it taught me was the importance of showing up on time and working with others
The flotation of AIB has proved to be more lucrative for the Government than had been thought earlier in the week, with shares rising up to 7% as an almost 29% stake of the bank was floated at €4
A Cork IT company has come to the rescue of 3,000 homes in rural counties by providing high-speed broadband, as the Government comes under fire from opposition politicians for failing to connect the r
The new tourism minister faces a baptism of fire and must recognise the urgency of the problems being caused by Brexit, according to industry organisations.
Global healthcare giant GSK has opened an €8m biomass energy facility in Dungarvan, Co Waterford, that will reduce its carbon emissions by a third.
Emocha Mobile Health, a Baltimore-based health technology startup, is expanding its mobile application that helps people takes their medications as prescribed to opioid addiction treatment with a
Jason Roy's bizarre dismissal turned the second Twenty20 International's South Africa's way as the Proteas won by just three runs at Taunton on Friday. The narrow victory at Somerset's headquarte
Actress Amy Poehler says she despises gambling as she cannot bear losing her money. The 45-year-old actress, who stars in the film "The House" as one half of a couple who opens an illicit casino, say
Rising star Christian Coleman eased into the final of the 100m at the US World Championship trials on Friday as hurdler Keni Harrison laid down a marker to her rivals with the fastest time of the year
Actor Ricky Gervais has said that when he started getting recognition, he initially had a fear of becoming famous. The 55-year-old star says he was scared that a mob will tag him as a famous personal
Fifth Harmony founding member Lauren Jauregui said the music group will stick to their original name, even now that they are down to four members after Camila Cabello left them to pursue a solo career
Actress Alison Brie says in order to continue getting acting jobs in Hollywood, one has had to sacrifice their principles sometime. The 34-year-old actress says things get difficult, especially for a
Music producer Deadmau5 has said he made a "terrible mistake" of listening to The Chainsmokers and has made it pretty clear he apparently hates them. The 36-year-old music composer, whose real name i
TV personality Kendra Wilkinson Baskett says she would support her seven-year-son Hank IV to pursue any profession as long as it has nothing to do with showbiz. The 32-year-old television host says s
BRICS countries' environment ministers have reaffirmed their commitment to the implementation of the Paris Climate deal despite the withdrawal of the US from the accord. Environment ministers and sen
British singer Kate Nash has said the music industry makes musicians feel like they are failing. The "Foundations" hitmaker has slammed how she was treated by some of the men in the music industry wh
Ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth's dream season just got better as the India made it to his third successive Super Series final beating Yuqi Shi 21-10 21-14 at the Australian Open, here today. Srika
Donatella Versace reportedly never wanted to take over the Versus Versace label after her brother Gianni Versace died. According to the sources she wanted to remain as the "sparkly participant" in th
Singer Lorde said she has a tendency to overthink her text messages before sending them. The 20-year-old songstress said she is paranoid about rechecking her messages and feels if someone replies wit
Singer Nick Jonas says streaming services give him a chance to experiment with his music. The "Jealous" hitmaker says he enjoys doing unconventional things, and thanks to streaming services, he does
Actress Rachel Bilson is open to a revival of teen drama television series 'The O C' but is unsure what the show would be like now. The drama series revolving around the young adult community of the
At least eight fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy from Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam in the late hours of Friday for allegedly entering into Sri Lankan territorial waters.The navy also seized
Rapper Kanye West is crazy for his children as he believes they keep him grounded. The 'Famous' rapper, who has daughter North, four, and son Saint, 18 months, with wife Kim Kardashian West, feels it
British singer Ed Sheeran says he definitely wants to start a family in the coming years. The "Shape of You" hitmaker, who is currently dating hockey player Cherry Seaborn, says he would love to have
Rapper 50 Cent has a huge crush on veteran Hollywood actress Helen Mirren. The "In Da Club" rapper said the 71-year-old actress "turns (him) on" but it is hard for him to describe how he feels for he
Actor Ansel Elgort says he wants to be in a musical and would even consider writing and directing it himself. The 23-year-old actor, who is also a musician, wishes to combine his talents into one pro
The UBI amount would be greater than all current welfare programs of the government
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the twin bombings at a market place in Pakistan's northwest tribal region and the suicide attack in Balochistan, calling for the perpetrators of the
The White House has said that there were no specific plans to raise the contentious H-1B visa issue during US President Donald Trump#39;s meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
North Korea has long used Photoshop to prop up their repressive regime with altered images. But experts have recently pointed out that the authoritarian government has also used the image-editing soft
President Barack Obama learned last August that Russian President Vladimir Putin was directly involved in a cyber campaign against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to an extensive
Voting began in Papua New Guinea elections today with the Pacific nation's leader urging peaceful polling to show it has "come of age", as he seeks another term to fix an economy under siege. Peter O
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Washington visit would strengthen the Indo-US relationship and help advance the common interest in fighting terrorism and promoting economic growth, Secretary of State R
The U.S.’s top Army commander in Europe wants international observers to attend Russian military drills ahead of upcoming war games, which will simulate an attack by the Western defense alliance

Recent News

Iranian junior weightlifters clinch world’s championship title

Tehran, June 24, IRNA - National Youth Weightlifting Team crowned as champion at the International Weightlifting Federation Junior World Championships for the second consecutive years.
Read Full Article

Russian authorities persecute Tatars for laying wreaths

The authorities interpreted as a violation of the law the laying of flowers at the memorial plaque commemorating the anniversary of the forceful resettlement by Stalin of Crimean Tatars to Siberia and
Read Full Article

‘American Crime Story’ Star Darren Criss Explains What It’s Like Going From ‘Glee’ To FX Series

“Glee” alum Darren Criss was recently cast to star in Ryan Murphy’s murder mystery, “American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace.” While speaking with Entertainment Weekly, the actor sh
Read Full Article

‘Dance Moms’ Star Chloe Lukasiak Hosts ‘Wicked Weekly’ Amid ‘Girl On Pointe’ Book Cover Release

“Dance Moms” Season 8 star Chloe Lukasiak recently announced her involvement in Disney’s “Descendants 2: Wicked Weekly” episode.
Read Full Article

How To Fight Sepsis, The Leading Cause Of Death In US Hospitals

This article originally appeared on Kaiser Health News. Dawn Nagel, a nurse at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., knew she was going to have a busy day, with more than a dozen patients showing si
Read Full Article

US Army chief wants observers at Russia war games

The U.S.’s top Army commander in Europe wants international observers to attend Russian military drills ahead of upcoming war games, which will simulate an attack by the Western defense alliance
Read Full Article

Obama authorized use of cyber weapons against Russia before leaving office — Trump hasn’t used them

President Barack Obama learned last August that Russian President Vladimir Putin was directly involved in a cyber campaign against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to an extensive
Read Full Article

Kim Jong Un is obsessed with photoshopping his ears

North Korea has long used Photoshop to prop up their repressive regime with altered images. But experts have recently pointed out that the authoritarian government has also used the image-editing soft
Read Full Article

Andile Phehlukwayo's final over heroics help South Africa fight level T20 series with England

South Africa made 174 for eight with JJ Smuts contributing 45 and skipper AB de Villiers striking 46 from 30 balls.
Read Full Article

Popular Finance

Lonzo Ball is introduced as a Laker with the highest of expectations

Magic Johnson had no qualms about the bold statement he was about to make. He called Lonzo Ball “the new face of the Lakers.” He said Ball will “lead us back to where we want to get to.” He said h
Read Full Article

New Wilshire Grand hailed as a 'gorgeous nest' for Los Angeles

As dusk fell on downtown Los Angeles, dozens of people gathered on the sidewalks outside the Wilshire Grand Center, watching as the hotel’s LED lights — confined to a stripe on the side of the bui
Read Full Article

Trump's day in tweets: Friday, June 23

Read Full Article

Man is struck and killed by Metrolink train in El Sereno

A man believed to be about 40 years old was struck and killed by a Metrolink train Friday in the Los Angeles neighborhood of El Sereno, officials said. The man was in a nonpedestrian area less tha
Read Full Article

California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon shelves single-payer healthcare bill, calling it 'woefully incomplete'

A high-profile effort to establish a single-payer healthcare system in California sputtered Friday when Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) decided to shelve the proposal. Rendon announc
Read Full Article

Kings take Gabe Vilardi at No. 11 in NHL draft; Ducks re-sign Patrick Eaves

Scouting reports on Windsor Spitfires center Gabe Vilardi questioned his skating ability, and more than a few NHL teams apparently took that as gospel. Although Vilardi was the fourth-rated North
Read Full Article

Appeals court throws out some criminal charges for Angela Spaccia, a top official in the Bell corruption scandal

A state appeals court on Friday reversed five of 11 counts against a former Bell official after concluding that the jury received improper instructions in the municipal corruption case. Angela Spa
Read Full Article

Lonzo Ball takes his first steps as a Laker at Dodger Stadium and throws out the first pitch

As Lonzo Ball walked out to the mound to toss the first pitch Friday night at Dodger Stadium, there was probably a little bit of pressure. In his first public appearance since getting drafted by t
Read Full Article

Angola: Hygiene product factory unveiled in Cacuaco

Luanda - A factory with production capacity of 450 units of diapers and 700 of sanitary towels per minute was inaugurated Friday in Cacuaco, Luanda, by Secretary of State for Industry, Kiala Gabriel.
Read Full Article