Ex-tennis pro Shriver: ‘damaging’ relationship with coach

[ad_1] LONDON – Former professional tennis player Pam Shriver, now a television commentator for ESPN and the BBC, says she “had an inappropriate and damaging relationship with my much coach that began when she was 17 and he was 50. In a first-person account published Wednesday by British newspaper The Telegraph, Shriver describes a “painful …

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NeNe Leakes sues saying racism accepted on ‘Real Housewives’

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES – Former star of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” NeNe Leakes sued the companies behind the show on Wednesday, alleging that they fostered and tolerated a hostile and racist work environment. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Atlanta says Leakes, who is Black, complained to executives about years of racist remarks …

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Ex-tennis pro Shriver: ‘damaging’ relationship with coach

[ad_1] LONDON – Former professional tennis player Pam Shriver, now a television commentator for ESPN and the BBC, says she “had an inappropriate and damaging relationship with my much coach that began when she was 17 and he was 50. In a first-person account published Wednesday by British newspaper The Telegraph, Shriver describes a “painful …

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FAA to review as parachute stunt triggers Capitol evacuation

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s reviewing an apparent communications breakdown that led police to think an aircraft carrying military parachutists for a baseball stadium stunt was “a probable threat,” prompting an alert and urgent evacuation of the US Capitol. The US Capitol Police alert about the plane, which was transporting members …

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st. Johns County Fire Rescue sending donated equipment, supplies to Ukraine

[ad_1] ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Firefighting equipment and everyday items will soon be on the way to help families and firefighters in Ukraine thanks to your generous donations! Items were loaded onto a truck Thursday to be taken to the Rotary Club, which will ship them off to Ukraine. The St. Johns County firefighters say …

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New Jersey’s recreational marijuana market open for business

[ad_1] TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey’s recreational marijuana marketplace is open for business. Recreational sales of cannabis for adults 21 and older are scheduled to start Thursday, with the first alternative treatment centers opening at 6 am in part of the state. “It’s a huge event. It’s a moment in time in American history where …

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Dwayne Haskins apparently ran out of gas before being fatally hit

[ad_1] Many had wondered why Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins was walking on a Florida highway early in the morning when he was fatally struck by a dump truck earlier this month. According to 911 audio released Wednesday by the Florida Highway Patrol, Haskins’ wife Kalabrya called the agency from Pittsburgh on April 9, saying …

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Biden drug control plan stresses harm reduction, treatment

[ad_1] President Joe Biden is sending his administration’s first national drug control strategy to Congress as the US overdose death toll hit a new record of nearly 107,000 during the past 12 months. The strategy, released Thursday, is the first national plan to prioritize what’s known as harm reduction, said White House drug czar Dr. …

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Gaza violence intensifies as Jerusalem clashes resume

[ad_1] TEL AVIV – Israel’s air force and Palestinian militants traded fire across the Gaza frontier early Thursday as speech erupted again at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site, increasing an escalation that has been eerily similar to the lead-up to last year’s Israel-Gaza war. The violence along the Gaza front, fueled by the unrest between …

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Ohtani overpowers in 2-way performance, Angels blank Astros

[ad_1] HOUSTON – Shohei Ohtani was winless with a 5.92 ERA in six starts against the Houston Astros entering Wednesday’s start. Watching the superstar’s performance from his perch in the dugout, Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon could feel Ohtani was determined to change his fortunes against the Astros on Wednesday night. “I think he …

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