Why Iran is fighting back against Trump’s maximum pressure campaign

Why Iran is fighting back against Trump’s maximum pressure campaign

An expert explains Iran’s recent actions. Iran may have attacked six oil tankers in a strategic Middle Eastern waterway vital for the world’s energy shipping. It for sure shot down an advanced and expensive US military drone. And it may soon no longer abide by part of the 2015 nuclear deal, meaning it could inch closer to potentially obtaining a nuclear bomb someday. If all this sounds aggressive, it’s because it is. But Iran isn’t…

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Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll says Trump sexually assaulted her

Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll says Trump sexually assaulted her

“The moment the dressing-room door is closed, he lunges at me,” Carroll writes in a New York Magazine cover story. Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll says that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in 1995 or 1996, forcibly penetrating her in the dressing room at a Bergdorf Goodman department store. In a disturbing and detailed account published in New York Magazine on Friday, Carroll writes that a chance encounter at the New York store turned violent…

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The Supreme Court overturned Curtis Flowers’s murder conviction, citing racial bias

The Supreme Court overturned Curtis Flowers’s murder conviction, citing racial bias

Doug Evans, a white prosecutor from Mississippi, deliberately excluded black potential jurors from a black man’s case, the court ruled. The Supreme Court has overturned a murder conviction for Curtis Flowers, a Mississippi man who has been tried for murder six times, saying that the prosecutor violated the Constitution by excluding black potential jurors from the trial. The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Friday that Doug Evans, a white prosecutor, unconstitutionally excluded eligible black jurors from…

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Next up for the Toronto Raptors: Trying to keep Kawhi

Next up for the Toronto Raptors: Trying to keep Kawhi

The title won and the draft over, the Toronto Raptors turn to the next order of business: keeping Kawhi Leonard. He is expected to opt out of the final year of his contact and become a free agent June 30. The two-time NBA Finals MVP and three-time All-Star is likely the biggest prize on the market. Powered by WPeMatico

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8 things to know about Neon Genesis Evangelion, the legendary anime now streaming on Netflix

8 things to know about Neon Genesis Evangelion, the legendary anime now streaming on Netflix

Evangelion’s latest impact has hit Netflix, and it’s already huge. In late 2018, Netflix made one of the biggest moves in anime history by acquiring the streaming rights to the mightily influential series Neon Genesis Evangelion. The legendary 1990s series began streaming on Netflix on June 21, making it easily accessible to both anime connoisseurs and the anime curious for the first time ever. To those familiar with the property, its arrival on streaming is…

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Curtis Flowers was tried 6 times for the same crime. The Supreme Court just reversed his conviction.

Curtis Flowers was tried 6 times for the same crime. The Supreme Court just reversed his conviction.

The longtime death row inmate could still face an unprecedented seventh trial — at the hands of the prosecutor who racially discriminated against him. In a major decision, the Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of Curtis Flowers, the death row inmate whose case drew widespread attention through the acclaimed In the Dark podcast. Flowers, a black man from Mississippi, is the only man in US history to stand trial six times — yes, six…

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