Congress advances naming post office for late NC Rep. Jones

Members of the state’s congressional delegation have filed legislation designating the “Walter B. Jones Jr. Post Office” in the Pitt County town of Farmville, where Jones lived until his death at age 76.

Vikings re-sign backups RB Ameer Abdullah, OL Brett Jones

Abdullah has been the team’s primary kickoff returner since being claimed off waivers from Detroit on Nov. 7, 2018. He also carved out a niche on coverage units last season, while tallying 203 yards from scrimmage with one receiving touchdown. Abdullah, a second-round draft pick by the Lions in 2015, has 1,366 rushing yards and […]

Dow Jones sinks as coronavirus anxiety grows

The Dow Jones tumbled more than 700 points on Wednesday as investors fled to safe-haven assets after new orders for US-made goods plunged to an 11-year low and private payrolls fell for the first time since 2017. The blue-chip Dow and the S&P 500 ended Tuesday with their worst opening quarters in history as efforts […]

Michael Keaton Begs Trump to ‘Please Get Out of the Way’

Keaton recently voiced his support for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as a potential presidential candidate. “This guy is showing real leadership and with CLARITY,” he wrote on Instagram earlier this week. “Cuomo-Fauci 2024. Joking (kind of).”

Michael Keaton: Trump Policies ‘Recruiting Tool’ for ISIS

Keaton’s scathing critique of the administration’s policies follows anti-Trump protests in New York City on Sunday and a slew of searing speeches aimed at the President during the SAG Awards.

Coronavirus Update: Drive-Thru Testing Begins At Jones Beach As Cuomo Prioritizes Increasing Hospital Beds, ICU Capacity

“Everybody is afraid. Everybody is nervous. How you respond, how you act, this is a character test for all of us individually. It is a character test for us collectively as a society,” Cuomo said. “The reason it’s so important is, it’s my mother, it’s your mother. These are the people who built this society […]

Grace Jones on New Doc ‘Bloodlight and Bami,’ Space Concerts and Twerking Lessons

Sophie also made a film about your brother [Fiennes’ debut film, Hoover Street Revival, focuses on Grace’s brother, Bishop Noel Jones]. What was it about that film that made you decide to let her tell your story?The film with my brother was completely different: It was dealing with his church in South Central L.A. But […]

See Compelling New ‘Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami’ Trailer

Directed by Sophie Fiennes, the film comprises footage filmed over a decade. It traces her day-to-day life, from showcasing her roots to the world stage. Traveling the globe, she visits family in Jamaica and performs at various venues, where she appears onstage in myriad stunning costumes. The film features performances of her classic hits “Slave […]

Eddie Jones set to sign new England contract until World Cup 2023

Jones’s long-term future has been uncertain ever since guiding England to their first World Cup final for 12 years last November. In the buildup to the tournament he had regularly hinted that he would leave his role upon its completion but Sweeney acknowledged after the final defeat by South Africa that it “made sense” for […]

UFC’s Jon Jones Pleads Guilty to DWI, Says He Will Work on ‘Unhealthy Relationship’ with Alcohol

“I am disappointed for letting down the people I care about the most, my family, friends and my fans,” he continued. “… I accept full responsibility for my actions and I know that I have some personal work to do to which involves the unhealthy relationship I have with alcohol.”