Biggest 2019 NBA Free Agency Flight Risks
Mary Schwalm/Associated Press Kyrie Irving  Age at Start of 2019-20: 27 Free-Agency Type: Player Option 2017-18 Per-Game Stats: 24.4 points, 3.8 rebounds, 5.1 assists, 1.1 steals, 0.3 blocks, 49.1 percent shooting, 40.8 percent three-point shooting 2017-18 Advanced Stats: 25.0 PER, 239.45 TPA, 2.39 RPM Kyrie Irving appears to be enjoying his time with the Boston Celtics. His future is no longer tethered to LeBron…
POLITICO Playbook: Pelosi’s second-quarter cash haul, and CLF’s big 18 days in August
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has raised $87.4 million for Democrats in the 2018 cycle. | Alex Wong/Getty Images BREAKING OVERNIGHT … “Explosive detonated at the U.S. embassy in Beijing,” by CNN’s Matt Rivers, Ben Westcott and Steven Jiang in Beijing: “A 26-year-old man detonated an explosive on the street outside the US Embassy in…
Pompeo faces tough questions on Russia, North Korea
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo fiercely defended the Trump administration's foreign policy on Capitol Hill Wednesday, facing tough questions from Republican and Democratic senators about North Korea, Russia, Iran, and more. Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis…
WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange may be evicted from embassy providing asylum, reports say
WikiLeaks founder and former hacker Julian Assange could be evicted from the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he has lived for six years while claiming diplomatic asylum, according to reports. The embassy cut off Assange’s internet connections, computers and phones several months ago, though he still speaks with his lawyers. Interested in WikiLeaks? Add WikiLeaks…
Can Comedy Heal the Wounds of War?
For the better part of a decade, Christopher Croghan was at war. He deployed to Iraq for the first time in 2007 at the height of the conflict. Returning home, he found it no more peaceful than the desert. Like many in his generation of post-9/11 veterans, Croghan found it almost impossible to speak candidly…