Eurovision under way in Israel despite pro-Palestinian protests
The Eurovision Song Contest finals got under way in Tel Aviv, as Israeli police threw a high-security cordon around the venue, amid pro-Palestinian protests urging fans to shun the event. Armed police stood at elevated positions around the Expo Tel Aviv complex on Saturday night, with patrol cars and police motorcyclists at junctions as fans passed through…
An attorney preparing a lawsuit against Ohio State University on behalf of more than 50 former athletes who claim they were sexually abused by a team physician told The Associated Press on Saturday that most of those clients were players from the school's storied program, including some who went on to play in the NFL.…
Derek Jeter Fleeced the Yankees for Breakout Ace Caleb Smith
Lynne Sladky/Associated Press To say Derek Jeter's tenure as the de facto face of the Miami Marlins hasn't gone well is an understatement of Ruthian proportions. (Sorry to mix the legendary New York Yankees references.) Since he became a partial owner and the chief executive officer of the Marlins in September 2017, the Fish have dismantled…
House Democrats pass sweeping legislation to protect LGBTQ rights
The House of Representatives on Friday passed the Equality Act -– sweeping legislation that protects LGBTQ people from discrimination in the workplace, housing, service, and public accommodations. Interested in LGBT? Add LGBT as an interest to stay up to date on the latest LGBT news, video, and analysis from ABC News. It’s the first time…
FM Javad Zarif: We don’t want war, and no one can confront Iran
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he does not believe a war will break out in the region as Tehran does not want a conflict and no country has the "illusion it could confront Iran", state news agency IRNA reports. Concerns about a possible conflict have flared since the White House ordered warships and…