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Trump heads to the UN focused on Iran and his political base

Trump heads to the UN focused on Iran and his political base

President Donald Trump and his senior officials head to the United Nations’ annual gathering of world leaders this week focused on a narrow agenda that reflects domestic political concerns, the foreign policy challenge posed by Iran and — by design or default — a continued disconnect with many traditional US allies on the issue of…MORE

FDNY says 3 injured in fire near New York City’s Times Square

FDNY says 3 injured in fire near New York City’s Times Square

Three people were injured in a blaze in ductwork at a building near New York City’s Times Square, the New York City Fire Department said. The call for the fire at 145 West 45th St. in Manhattan came in at 7:38 a.m., and firefighters were on the scene in four minutes, FDNY said. The fire…MORE

England begins World Cup campaign with battling victory against Tonga

England begins World Cup campaign with battling victory against Tonga

England began its 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign with a hard-fought 35-3 win over Tonga to fire a warning to the tournament’s other top teams. The 2003 champions are among the favorites to lift this year’s trophy and started on the front foot as Tonga’s defense was made to work tirelessly to keep them out.…MORE

‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ actor Aron Eisenberg dies at age 50

‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ actor Aron Eisenberg dies at age 50

Aron Eisenberg, who played Nog from the Star Trek spin-off “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” has died, his widow said. He was 50. “He was an intelligent, humble, funny, emphatic soul,” Eisenberg’s wife Malíssa Longo posted on Facebook. “There will never be another light like Aron’s. The beauty that he was and the legacy he…MORE

A dissenting voice emerges at the Federal Reserve

A dissenting voice emerges at the Federal Reserve

Happy Sunday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Three Fed officials voted against the quarter-percentage rate cut approved last week. Two of them argued that no change was warranted. The third, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard,…MORE

Tropical Storm Karen forms east of the Windward Islands

Tropical Storm Karen forms east of the Windward Islands

Tropical Storm Karen formed just east of the Windward Islands and has sustained winds of 40 mph. A tropical storm warning has been issued for Trinidad and Tobago, along with Grenada and its dependencies. A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area, in this case within the…MORE

Thom Yorke calls himself a ‘hypocrite’ when it comes to climate change

Thom Yorke calls himself a ‘hypocrite’ when it comes to climate change

Radiohead singer Thom Yorke has called himself a “hypocrite” and admitted that his campaigning on climate change has often been at odds with his jet-setting lifestyle. In an interview with BBC Radio 4’s “Desert Island Discs,” the British musician said: “The thing I’ve always struggled somewhat with, is if I’m campaigning on climate change, I’m…MORE

Three Catholic churches in El Paso targeted in arson attacks, the FBI says

Three Catholic churches in El Paso targeted in arson attacks, the FBI says

Three Catholic churches in El Paso have been targeted in arson attacks and investigators are offering a reward for information on the culprits. The first arson incident at the churches in Texas occurred on May 7 at St. Matthew Catholic Church followed by another one a week later at St. Patrick Cathedral, the FBI said…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Friday’s Dirt

Jon Gosselin keeps spilling the secrets.  He says that he was offered $1 million to stay with his ex-wife, Kate, for the sake of their show. Be very aware.  Pictures of Hulk Hogan wearing a neon green Speedo have been posted online. So Nick Carter might have a pretty good reason for his restraining order. …

Thursday’s Dirt

Jon Gosselin is making some pretty nasty accusations against ex-wife, Kate.  Jon says he’s speaking now because a decade long gag order has expired.  He says that Kate was a ‘militant’ mother who abused their children to keep up a good image on TV. Meghan Fox wants you to know that it’s hard being perfect. …