Who Is Michael White? American Navy Veteran Detained in Iran Since July

Tensions between Tehran and Washington remain exceptionally high since the middle of last year, when Trump officially withdrew the U.S. from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, usually referred to as the Iran nuclear deal. The agreement, made under Obama and signed by the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia and China, in addition to the […]

Michael Palin: “I am glad to be alive each morning, you get an easier ride after 75”

Throughout it all, Sir Michael has been supported by wife Helen, who he met on a beach in Suffolk 60 years ago. He says: “We’re like a couple of old pals. We have been together for so long and known so much about each other, and yet still don’t know everything.

Monty Python star Michael Palin, 76, undergoes four-hour heart surgery

The legendary comedian and broadcaster continued: “My chest won’t really be ready for any gold medallions for at least six weeks, and I’m told the ticker, which enlarges to deal with the extra work-load from dysfunctional valves, may take a year to return to normal size.”

Paramedics sue for licenses after ‘dead’ woman found alive

Southfield Fire Chief Johnny Menifee has said the city is investigating. He told reporters in late August that Beauchamp might be alive because of “Lazarus syndrome,” a reference to people who come back to life without assistance after attempts to resuscitate have failed.

Michael Franti & Spearhead Return to No. 1 on Adult Alternative Songs With ‘I Got You’

The group ends the second-longest stretch between No. 1s in the Adult Alternative Songs chart’s 24-year history: a week short of 10 years. It narrowly passed Ryan Adams, who waited two weeks shy of 10 years between “New York, New York” in 2001 and “Lucky Now” in 2011. The record belongs to The Killers, who […]

Harry Kazianis: Kim Jong Un is alive — Here’s what Trump needs to do right now

Harry J. Kazianis is a senior director at the Center for the National Interest, a Washington, D.C.-based national security think tank founded by President Richard Nixon. He also serves as executive editor of its publishing arm, The National Interest. In the past, Harry served as a foreign policy adviser to the 2016 presidential campaign of Sen. Ted Cruz and […]

Al Michaels SLAMS Al Davis — He’s Killing the Raiders

FYI — Davis is an NFL Hall of Famer who is largely credited with merging the AFL with the NFL … and transforming the league into the POWERHOUSE it is today. But in the past decade, he’s come under some serious fire … because the Raiders are terrible.

Nuggets furious fourth-quarter comeback beats Clippers, keeps season alive

The Los Angeles Clippers had controlled the game, never quite pulling away but clearly looking the better team. Los Angeles came out playing a purpose, defending well and throwing Jamal Murray off, being physical, then pushing the pace and getting out in transition all game long. It worked. The Clippers led by as many as […]

846 Live review – rousing shout-out keeps flame of activism alive

Its highlights have included The Weaver of Woolwich, a video installation shown at General Gordon Square in Woolwich, written as a people’s history by Booker prizewinner, Bernardine Evaristo, who grew up in the area. A chorus of voices speak Evaristo’s narrative and it is accompanied by images from the collections of the Royal Borough of […]

WW1: 10,000 walk to remember the brave soldiers lost in the Great War

Thousands and thousands lay at the feet – a poignant reminder of those golden boys who lay down their lives in the muddy, bloody hell of the Western Front.