Phillies fans boo Bruce Willis after first pitch

So much for the City of Brotherly Love. Bruce Willis received quite the reception from fans inside Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday night, when the “Glass” actor threw out the first pitch during the Phillies’ game against the Milwaukee Brewers. After taking the mound, Willis, 64, threw the ball to Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola, […]

U.S. Democratic hopeful Inslee unveils second climate change plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington Governor Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender whose campaign is focused on climate change, unveiled a plan to invest $9 trillion in 10 years in modern manufacturing and green infrastructure to “revitalize America’s economy for the 21st century.” FILE PHOTO: U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Governor Jay Inslee participates […]

House Democrats to read Mueller report aloud in Capitol hearing room

FILE PHOTO: The Mueller Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election is pictured in New York, New York, U.S., April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will read aloud on Thursday the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page assessment […]

New York City Mayor de Blasio to announce bid for Democratic presidential nomination

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, an unapologetically progressive Democrat who has been a frequent critic of the Trump administration’s policies, has decided to go after the president’s job. FILE PHOTO: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference declaring a public health emergency in parts […]

California cafe is selling world’s most expensive cup of coffee

SAN FRANCISCO — A California cafe is brewing up what it calls the world’s most expensive coffee — at $75 a cup. Klatch Coffee is serving the exclusive brew, the Elida Natural Geisha 803, at its branches in Southern California and San Francisco. The 803 in the coffee’s name refers to the record-breaking $803 per […]

President Trump pardons ex-press baron Conrad Black

President Trump on Wednesday granted a full pardon to former press baron Conrad Black, who spent 3-1/2 years in prison after being convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice. Black, a Canadian-born British citizen, was found guilty in Chicago federal court of siphoning off millions of dollars from the sale of newspapers owned […]