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Ex-Texas driver's license worker took bribes, gets 18 months
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A former Texas Department of Public Safety worker must serve 18 months in prison for accepting bribes to help people in the U.S. illegally get a driver's license. Jose A. Ytuarte (ee-TWAHR'-tay) was sentenced Thursday by a federal judge in San Antonio. Ytuarte in March pleaded ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | English-language films Texas Time Judge Jury Barbra Streisand Federal government of the United States Lawyer
Off Broadway Review: ‘Spamilton,’ The Musical Spoof of ‘Hamilton’
Hip-hop, Broadway showtunes, Viennese waltzes — is there anything this guy can’t write ?  No, not “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, but Gerard Alessandrini, whose ingenious parody “Spamilton” simultaneously salutes and sends up Miranda and his signature musical.  Much is owed to the agile five-member cast of actor-singer-spoofers, but the big kudos go to “Forbidden Broadway” creator Alessandrini,... Read more »
62 points by Variety | Gerard Alessandrini Forbidden Broadway Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab Musical theatre Stephen Sondheim Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre Broadway theatre Barbra Streisand
France divided on burkini ban
With a recent poll suggesting that 64% are opposed to women wearing burkinis in France, the country's beaches have become the ground zero for the battle over its ban.
35 points by CNN | Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Donald Trump Asia Middle East World Barbra Streisand Arabic language Ivana Trump
Every bird on this island eats plastic
CNN gained rare access to Midway Atoll to see the shocking amounts of plastic that makes its way across the Pacific Ocean and into our food chain.
1978 points by CNN | Pacific Ocean Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Donald Trump Barbra Streisand Extreme weather Aleutian Islands Midway Atoll Ivana Trump
Never before seen photos of Jupiter
NASA's spacecraft Juno sent back the first-ever images of Jupiter's north pole -- photographs that reveal activity unlike anything scientists have ever seen before, the space agency said.
135 points by CNN | Cape Canaveral Air Force Station NASA Donald Trump Barbra Streisand Ivana Trump Fred Trump Middle East Television
New video of WWII shipwrecks off North Carolina coast
WWII came closer to home than many Americans realize. NOAA is conducting an expedition to better understand the battlefields off our coast.
150 points by CNN | United States North Carolina Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Donald Trump Middle East Barbra Streisand Extreme weather Ivana Trump
Suspect in slaying of Ohio college student pleads not guilty
WAUSEON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man charged with killing a college student who disappeared while riding her bicycle has pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder charges that carry the possibility of a death sentence.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Murder University Ohio Toledo Ohio University of Toledo Assault Criminal law Barbra Streisand
Elite unit fighting human trafficking
A group of undercover officers in Winnipeg, Canada, is leading a new way to fight human trafficking -- firmly focused on helping victims.
855 points by CNN | Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Donald Trump Asia Middle East World Barbra Streisand Arabic language Ivana Trump
The child victims of barrel bombs
Aleppo's children continue to become victims of the bloody Syrian conflict.
1053 points by CNN | Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Middle East Asia Donald Trump World Barbra Streisand Arabic language Islam
On the front lines of Asia's Zika fight
Singapore's government is taking active measures to kill the Zika virus in the small nation. CNN's Manisha Tank examines what is being done.
23 points by CNN | Singapore Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Donald Trump Asia Middle East World Barbra Streisand Arabic language
SC Irish travelers to enter pleas in racketeering case
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Twenty-two people connected with a so-called Irish traveler community in western South Carolina have agreed to plea agreements after they were accused of being part of an organized crime ring. News outlets report that each defendant is pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit ...
1 points by The Washington Times | South Carolina United States Complaint Organized crime Federal Bureau of Investigation New York City English-language films Barbra Streisand
Pediatrician who killed her mom found hanged in apartment
A pediatrician who went to prison in Ohio for killing her mother more than two decades ago was found dead in Manhattan, hanging from a skylight with a knotted bed-sheet tied around her neck, cops said Thursday. Malar Balasubramanian, 40, was found by her roommate around 5 p.m. Wednesday on West 144th St. in Hamilton...
-2 points by New York Post | Suicide Death English-language films Dudley Moore Psychiatry Harlem Washington Heights Manhattan Barbra Streisand
Officer whose body camera recorded theft gets probation
DENVER (AP) - A Denver police officer whose body camera captured him stealing $1,200 from a suspect at a crime scene has been sentenced to a year and a half of probation. The Denver Post reports (https://goo.gl/Q27krG ) 48-year-old Julian Archuleta resigned from the department Friday immediately after pleading guilty ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Police Criminal law Crime Misdemeanor Theft Barbra Streisand Robbery Crimes
What Milo Yiannopoulos and Elizabeth Warren have in common
What's the best way to make sure a message gets heard? Try to muzzle it. Both liberals and conservatives are newly rediscovering the political power of this phenomenon.
1 points by The Denver Post | Coretta Scott King Liberalism Mitch McConnell Senate Censorship Barbra Streisand Jeff Sessions Liberal
Debra Messing accuses director of sexual harassment
Messing claims the director of her first big movie forced her to get naked on set and berated her about her looks.
630 points by New York Post | Nudity A Walk in the Clouds Barbra Streisand Keanu Reeves Walking Film Breast The Matrix
Owner of 'pay-to-stay' immigration scheme at Koreatown schools pleads guilty to federal charges
The owner and operator behind a network of four Koreatown-area schools that authorities allege was actually a “pay-to-stay” immigration scheme pleaded guilty to federal charges Thursday, according to prosecutors. Three people, including owner and headmaster Hee Sun “Leonard” Shim, 53, of Beverly...
24 points by Los Angeles Times | Education Barbra Streisand
Phoenix man accused of starving baby gets long prison term
PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix man accused of starving his girlfriend's baby for 18 days in 2014 has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Maricopa County Superior Court officials say Ryan Adam Morris also was sentenced Tuesday to lifetime probation. He earlier pleaded guilty to child abuse and attempted ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Phoenix Arizona English-language films Milk Pinal County Arizona Maricopa County Arizona Barbra Streisand Laveen Arizona The Washington Times
Jackie O’s childhood home returns to market at a steep discount
One-percenters looking to live like American royalty now have a chance to buy into Manhattan’s famed 740 Park Ave. co-op — and for a notable discount, to boot. The childhood home of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis — a sprawling four-bedroom pad — returned to market this week for a cool $29.5 million, Curbed...
329 points by New York Post | Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis 740 Park Avenue J. Ezra Merkin Daphne Merkin Barbra Streisand People from New York City GMAC Aristotle Onassis
Barbra Streisand: A strong woman is simply a woman with an opinion
How did Barbra Streisand land husband James Brolin? It started with a blind date — because yeah, there’s “a certain amount of intimidation and fear” when it comes to asking La Streisand out — and an insult.  “I met him at a dinner and expected a bearded mountain-man type, and he had cut off all...
720 points by Los Angeles Times | Barbra Streisand James Brolin Hillary Rodham Clinton Josh Brolin American film actors Grammy Award winners Interpersonal relationship Love
Barbra Streisand says men were too intimidated to date her
Annie MartinNEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Barbra Streisand revealed in the December issue of W that many men were too afraid to ask her out before she ultimately met and married James Brolin.
1 points by UPI | United Press International William Randolph Hearst Barbra Streisand International News Service News World Communications James Brolin Josh Brolin American film actors
Man, woman sentenced in slaying of 13-year-old Detroit boy
DETROIT (AP) - A 45-year-old man and his 44-year-old girlfriend have been sentenced in the slaying of a 13-year-old Detroit boy who was abducted, beaten and choked after picking up money he saw on the ground. Gregory Walker received two concurrent sentences of 40 to 60 years in prison and ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Capital punishment Crimes English-language films Life imprisonment Barbra Streisand Assault The Washington Times Gun
Concord man sentenced to prison for stealing from fraud victims 
A Concord man who authorities say stole more than $650,000 from former fraud victims is heading to federal prison for six years.The U.S. Attorney's Office says 47-year-old Ronald Mason was sentenced on Thursday. He pleaded guilty to mail fraud charges in June.Authorities say Mason was sentenced to...
1 points by Concord Monitor | United States Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation Real estate Crime Mail fraud Fraud Supreme Court of the United States Barbra Streisand
Boston man denies murder charge in fatal shooting
BOSTON (AP) - A Boston man has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in a summer shooting that killed a man in the same neighborhood where his sister was slain six years ago. Twenty-four-year-old Julian Troche was ordered held without bail Thursday in the June shooting that killed ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Family English-language films Sibling Red Line Barbra Streisand Murder The Washington Times Death
Tribeca Film Festival Sets Alejandro Inarritu, Barbra Streisand as Speakers
The Tribeca Film Festival has selected Barbra Streisand and Alejandro González Iñárritu as two of the Tribeca Talks conversations for the 16th annual Festival, which opens April 19. The festival also announced Thursday that it will hold the world premiere of Kathryn Bigelow and Imraan Ismail’s virtual reality documentary short “The Protectors: Walk in the... Read more »
-2 points by Variety | Academy Award for Best Picture Film director Academy Award for Best Director Tribeca Film Festival Democratic Republic of the Congo TriBeCa 82nd Academy Awards Barbra Streisand
Star-studded Tribeca Film Festival lineup announced
The film festival will also host the world premiere of Kathryn Bigelow and Imraan Ismail’s “The Protectors: Walk in the Ranger’s Shoes.”
181 points by New York Post | Democratic Republic of the Congo Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Director Film director Republic Barbra Streisand Garamba National Park 82nd Academy Awards
Tom Hanks: Captain Sully is a hero
Controversy surrounded pilot Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger after he landed US Airways Flight 1549 safely on the Hudson River in 2009. But Tom Hanks, who stars in the new movie 'Sully,' considers the pilot a hero.
167 points by CNN | Chesley Sullenberger US Airways Flight 1549 Hudson River Barbra Streisand American film actors Donald Trump Academy Award for Best Actor Tom Hanks
Hope Solo breaks down on camera
Video from Fullscreen's "Keeping Score" series shows soccer goalie Hope Solo's reaction after learning she was suspended from the US national team.
426 points by CNN | Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Donald Trump American football Barbra Streisand College football Ivana Trump Fred Trump Middle East
Clinton: Trump supporters ‘deplorable’
Hillary Clinton noted she was being "grossly generalistic" at a New York fundraiser Friday.         
12831 points by Arizona Republic | Donald Trump American film actors Barbra Streisand Ivana Trump Fred Trump Trump International Hotel and Tower Hillary Rodham Clinton
Trump says Clinton wouldn't be prosecuted even if she shot someone
Donald Trump, in escalating attacks against Hillary Clinton, suggested that his opponent was so immune to prosecution that she could shoot someone in front of ...
330 points by Las Vegas Sun | President of the United States Barbra Streisand Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party Bill Clinton Barack Obama George W. Bush United States Secretary of State
Streisand uses song to mock Trump at Clinton fundraiser
Barbra Streisand put her feelings about Donald Trump into song Friday night ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | New York City Stephen Sondheim Barbra Streisand Grammy Award winners Democratic Party Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton New York
Clinton supporter Streisand sends up Trump with ‘Send In The Clowns’ parody

4029 points by The Washington Post | Hillary Rodham Clinton Grammy Award winners Donald Trump New York City Barbra Streisand President of the United States Musical theatre Parody music
Donald Trump Says Hillary Clinton Wouldn’t Be Prosecuted Even if She Shot Someone
Mr. Trump, at a rally on Friday, escalated his attacks against Mrs. Clinton, saying that “she is being so protected.”
3368 points by The New York Times | Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Bill Clinton Democratic Party President of the United States George W. Bush United States Secretary of State Barbra Streisand
Clinton: Half of Trump's supporters fit in 'basket of deplorables'
“The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic -- you name it.”
11440 points by The Washington Post | Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Barbra Streisand Discrimination Racism Ivana Trump Fred Trump
Hillary Clinton: Half of Donald Trump Supporters Fall Into ‘Basket of Deplorables’
Hillary Clinton, appearing at a gala campaign fundraiser on Friday featuring a performance by Barbra Streisand, told the crowd that half of rival Donald Trump’s supporters could be put “into what I call the basket of deplorables,” while the the rest are “desperate for change.” “To just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of... Read more »
2271 points by Variety | Supreme Court of the United States Barbra Streisand Democratic Party Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton President of the United States George W. Bush