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NYPD reviews alleged threat by police commander against rapper 50 Cent

NYPD reviews alleged threat by police commander against rapper 50 Cent

The New York Police Department is investigating allegations that a precinct commander threatened rapper and actor 50 Cent, NYPD Sgt. Jessica McRorie told CNN Sunday. The New York Daily News reported Sunday that Deputy Inspector Emanuel Gonzalez, who is commander of the city’s 72nd precinct in Brooklyn, allegedly told officers to shoot 50 Cent “on…MORE

Don Cheadle made a powerful statement with his wardrobe choice on ‘SNL’

Don Cheadle made a powerful statement with his wardrobe choice on ‘SNL’

Without saying a word, Don Cheadle used his platform between comedic skits on “Saturday Night Live” to make a statement on behalf of transgender youth. Cheadle hosted Saturday night’s show and introduced musical guest Gary Clark Jr. while wearing a black T-shirt with the words “PROTECT TRANS KIDS” in white letters. The actor was only…MORE

Marcel Hirscher claims third slalom World Championship title

Marcel Hirscher claims third slalom World Championship title

Marcel Hirscher claimed the third slalom World Championship gold of his career, drawling level with the men’s record set by legendary Swede Ingemar Stenmark. The Austrian superstar blew away the rest of the field, finishing 0.65 seconds ahead of compatriot and nearest rival Michael Matt. Marco Schwarz completed the Austrian clean sweep in third, making…MORE

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation told CNN that Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault. The brothers, who were arrested Wednesday, were released without charges Friday after Chicago police cited the discovery of “new evidence.” The sources told CNN that the two men are now cooperating…MORE

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

Police sources: New evidence suggests Jussie Smollett orchestrated attack

(CNN) — Two law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation tell CNN Chicago Police believe Jussie Smollett paid two men to orchestrate the assault.The brothers, who were arrested Wednesday, were released without charges Friday after Chicago police cited the discovery of “new evidence.” The sources tell CNN that the two men are now cooperating…MORE

Mikaela Shiffrin makes history with fourth straight slalom gold

Mikaela Shiffrin makes history with fourth straight slalom gold

Mikaela Shiffrin proved she really is in a league of her own in the slalom, becoming the first skier in history to win four consecutive world titles in the same event. The American was third after the morning run, 0.15 seconds behind leader Wendy Holdener, but put in a faultless, textbook performance in her second…MORE

Deer in 24 states infected with chronic wasting disease

Deer in 24 states infected with chronic wasting disease

Chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild deer, elk or moose in 24 states, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning hunters to avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat. The disease affects the central nervous system and animals can show signs of drastic weight loss, lack of coordination and listlessness. It…MORE

Immunotherapies could change kidney cancer care, studies suggest

Immunotherapies could change kidney cancer care, studies suggest

The way doctors typically approach kidney cancer treatment could be evolving. Two separate studies published Saturday in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that renal cell cancer patients had significantly better outcomes when their treatment combined the targeted therapy drug axitinib, or Inlyta, with an immunotherapy — one study used pembrolizumab, or Keytruda, and…MORE

Salmonella outbreak tied to raw turkey expands with 63 more illnesses

Salmonella outbreak tied to raw turkey expands with 63 more illnesses

Sixty-three more people have been infected with salmonella linked to raw turkey products in an outbreak that began in November 2017, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday. There have been 279 reported cases of salmonella associated with raw turkey in 41 states and the District of Columbia as of December 21.…MORE

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle grievances with NFL

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle grievances with NFL

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid — who drew controversy for kneeling during the National Anthem when the two were San Francisco 49ers teammates — have settled their collusion grievance cases against the NFL. Both alleged that teams were keeping them from playing. The league and the players’ attorneys, Mark Geragos and Ben Meiselas, released a…MORE

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