Comic, rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Entertainment News Aug 21, 2017

Comic, rights activist Dick Gregory dies at 84

Dick Gregory, a comedian who lambasted racism and played a prominent role in the 1960s civil rights movement after becoming one of the first black comics to perform for white audiences, died on Saturday at age 84, his son said. "It is with enormous sadness ...

Trump dumps business, policy councils after CEOs quit in protest

Business Aug 17, 2017

Trump dumps business, policy councils after CEOs quit in protest

U.S. President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after corporate CEOs quit in protest over his remarks blaming violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, not only on white nationalists but also on the protesters who opposed them. A parade of prominent Republicans and ...

Anthony Scaramucci slams 'Bannon-bart' drag on White House agenda

World / Politics Aug 14, 2017

Anthony Scaramucci slams 'Bannon-bart' drag on White House agenda

Short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said that Steve Bannon is hurting President Donald Trump's ability to move his agenda forward, and suggested the administration move toward the political "mainstream." "You also got this sort of Bannon-bart influence in there, which I think is ...