A group of centrist Democrats ejected Rep. Jeff Van Drew, D-N.J., from its ranks on Tuesday, voting to rescind his membership “indefinitely,” as he is likely to switch over to the GOP, a senior aide to the Blue Dog Coalition told Fox News. His ousting from the coalition comes on the heels of the resignation of five aides from Van ...Read More »
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'Survivor' contestant Dan Spilo breaks silence after exit: 'I have always tried to treat others with decency'
Dan Spilo is finally opening up after his controversial ousting from “Survivor.” In a statement provided to People magazine, the 48-year-old talent manager lamented his behavior and said that he is “deeply sorry” for his actions. “I am deeply sorry for how my actions affected Kellee [Kim] during the taping of this season of ‘Survivor,’” Spilo wrote to the outlet. “After ...Read More »
Diamonds buried 400 miles below surface could explain mysterious earthquakes
Cullinan V Diamond. A Cullinan Diamond found in South Africa and measured at 18.85 Carats. Dated 2014 – file photo. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO — Deep under Earth’s surface, earthquakes rumble in the mantle’s transition zone, the area that divides the upper mantle from the lower. Liquid in the mantle is thought ...Read More »
Christopher Reeve's 'Superman' cape sells for $193G at auction
The iconic cape that the late Christopher Reeve wore in the 1978 movie “Superman” sold at auction on Monday for $193,750. Reeve — who starred as the Man of Steel in four films — died in 2004 at the age of 52. The cape, which was part of the Julien’s Auctions year-end event “Icons & Idols: Hollywood,” set a new world record as the “most ...Read More »
Woman eats Burger King Impossible Whopper while skydiving, plans to start filming 'weekly food reviews in the sky'
This food reviewer has a lot of altitude. McKenna Knipe, 24, filmed herself pulling off a (seemingly) impossible stunt – chowing down on Burger King’s fake-meat Impossible Whopper while flying through the air in a wingsuit. WISCONSIN WOMAN CALLS POLICE TO REPORT WRONG KFC CHICKEN SANDWICH ORDER The high-flying footage was shared by the South Florida resident, who concealed the sandwich ...Read More »
A dark river nearly 1,000 miles long may be flowing beneath Greenland's ice
Team of sled dog during winter in Uummannaq in the north west of Greenland – file photo. (Photo by: Martin Zwick/REDA&CO/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) SAN FRANCISCO —Far below the frozen cover of the Greenland ice sheet sprawls miles of bedrock — and extending through that bedrock for close to 1,000 miles is a valley that may contain a ...Read More »
India grapples with protest violence after government announces non-Muslim citizenship rule
The third day of protests against a new law in India — which would give citizenship to people from neighboring countries fleeing religious persecution unless they are Muslim — turned violent as demonstrators lit buses on fire and fought with police. In Dehli, three buses went up in flames as police fired tear-gas and struck some demonstrators with batons. Chinmoy Biswal, a top ...Read More »
Anthony Rendon cites indifference to 'Hollywood lifestyle' in choosing Angels over Dodgers
The Los Angeles Angels introduced their prized free-agent, signing Anthony Rendon on Saturday. The Angels and Rendon agreed to a seven-year, $245 million deal last week. Rendon was targeted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in free agency but said the “Hollywood lifestyle” of Los Angeles wasn’t a fit for him or his family. The Dodgers play miles outside West Hollywood ...Read More »