Mideast Los Angeles

19 Feb 19
LaLaScoop

Calling all foodies – make your way to Mandarin Plaza in Chinatown! Top BBQ masters are taking over and firing up their grills to bring you the juiciest, most delicious recipes. It’s like the world cup, but for BBQ! Try everything while enjoying music, games, an art installation, and plenty of cool drinks. The LA Beer […]

18 Feb 19
Twin Cities
10. (tie) KEVIN MCHALE Luckily, most Iron Rangers don’t have such potty mouths. (previous ranking: unranked) FILE – In this Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, Houston Rockets head coach Kevin McHale walks off the court after an NBA basketball preseason game against the Memphis Grizzlies, in Memphis, Tenn. A person familiar with the decision says the Rockets have fired coach Kevin McHale, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, after the team started the season 4-7. The person spoke on to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the move had not yet been announced. Assistant J. B. Bickerstaff will take over as interim head coach. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File) 10. (tie) ANDREW MCCABE Felt the president was unfit for office. Boy, that’s a rare sentiment! (unranked) FILE – In this June 7, 2017, file photo, then-FBI acting director Andrew McCabe listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) 10. (tie) NBA ALL-STAR GAME In a nice change of pace, draws higher TV ratings than the Alliance of American Football. (unranked) Team Giannis’ Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks, dunks the ball against Team LeBron’s LeBron James, of the Cleveland Cavaliers, during the first half of an NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) 9. CASE KEENUM Doesn’t seem so mediocre now, does he Vikings Nation? (unranked) Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) scrambles up field during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Minneapolis. The Vikings won 34-17. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn) 8. ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ It’s the rare legislator who works so selflessly to drive businesses OUT of town. (unranked) FILE – In this Jan. 19, 2019, file photo, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, (D-New York) waves to the crowd after speaking at Women’s Unity Rally in Lower Manhattan in New York. Democrats including Ocasio-Cortez of New York and veteran Sen. Ed Markey of Mass. are calling for a Green New Deal intended to transform the U.S. economy to combat climate change and create jobs in renewable energy. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File) 7. (tie) ANTHONY WEINER Now that he’s out of prison, let’s see if he can show any selfie-restraint. (unranked) FILE – In this Sept. 25, 2017 file photo, former Congressman Anthony Weiner leaves federal court following his sentencing in New York. Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts. The New York Democrat, a once-rising star who also ran for mayor, was convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl in 2017. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website now shows Weiner is in the custody of its Residential Re-entry Management office in Brooklyn, New York. It’s not immediately clear when he was transferred and where he’s currently staying. The bureau, federal court in New York and Weiner’s lawyer didn’t immediately comment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) 7. (tie) DAYTONA 500 We only pretend we’re not watching it just to see the crashes. (unranked) Multiple cars crash in turn 3 during the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough) 6. KAREEM HUNT Looking forward to joining the Cleveland Browns at the end of his suspension … when hell freezes over. (unranked) FILE – In this Nov. 19, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt warms up before an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, in Los Angeles. The Cleveland Browns have signed Kareem Hunt, the running back cut by Kansas City in November after a video showed him pushing and kicking a woman the previous February. Cleveland general manager John Dorsey, who drafted Hunt while working for Kansas City, on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, said the Browns “fully understand and respect the complexity of questions and issues in signing a player with Kareem’s history and do not condone his actions.” (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File) 5. COLIN KAEPERNICK Unemployed quarterback eager to get back onto field for any team willing to cut him a $20 million check. (unranked) FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2018, file photo, former NFL football quarterback Colin Kaepernick applauds while seated on stage during W.E.B. Du Bois Medal ceremonies at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Republican concerns that the former NFL quarterback is too controversial to honor as a black leader doomed a resolution recognizing Black History Month in the state Assembly, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. The Legislature’s black caucus had proposed a resolution honoring a number of black leaders, including Kaepernick, but Assembly Republicans refused to take it up. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File) 4. (tie) MATT KUCHAR Deep down, cheapskate golfer thinks caddies should pay for the privilege of carrying his bag. (unranked) Matt Kuchar hits from the 1st tee during the third round of the Masters Tournament on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS) 4. (tie) BRUCE BOUDREAU How’s that playoff guarantee looking now, coach? (unranked) Minnesota Wild head coach Bruce Boudreau reacts to a no goal call against the Boston Bruins during the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 25, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien) 3. DONALD TRUMP For many of us, the real national emergency began about 25 months ago. (4) President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) 2. ILHAN OMAR The new congresswoman insists she’s not anti-Semitic. Only her tweets are. (unranked) FILE – In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., listens to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech, at the Capitol in Washington. In Omar’s Minnesota district, both Jews and Muslims voiced concern about an inflammatory tweet on Israel that had the congresswoman apologizing within hours. While some Jews said she was being unfairly judged, others said they feared she was being slow to learn from previous criticism. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) 1. JUSSIE SMOLLETT The only thing sadder than the “Empire” dude are the media types who bought his transparent hoax hook, line and sinker. (unranked) FILE – In this Aug. 8, 2017 file photo, Jussie Smollett participates in the “Empire” panel during the FOX Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Smollett, an actor on the TV series “Empire,” is also an R&B musician who performed Saturday night, Feb. 2, 2019, at a concert in Los Angeles. Smollett, who is openly gay, says two masked men attacked him early Tuesday in Chicago in what police are investigating as a possible hate crime. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File) OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES CC Sabathia, Heather Nauert, Adam Silver, Corey Maggette, Amazon, James Dayton, Al Malmberg, Joe Flacco, Pedro Morales, Antonio Brown, Maurice Washington, Virginia, Amy Klobuchar, Jeff Bezos, Green New Deal, Donald Trump, Lindsey Vonn, Elizabeth Warren, Warner Wolf, Super Bowl LIII, corn syrup, Mikko Koivu, Anthony Davis, Robert DeNiro. New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers during the second inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) COMING SUNDAY The Loop continues the countdown to the Twin Cities’ hosting of the Final Four by looking back at the greatest Minnesota-born performers in NCAA tournament history. Minnesota center Randy Breuer (45) starts as move to the basket against Tennessee-Chattanooga center Stanley Lawrence (40) during second round of Mideast Regional of NCAA basketball tourney in Indianapolis on Sunday, March 14, 1982. (AP Photo/AB) You can hear Kevin Cusick on Wednesdays on Bob Sansevere’s “BS Show” podcast on iTunes. You can follow Kevin on Twitter — @theloopnow. He can be reached at kcusick@pioneerpress.com. [related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”]
17 Feb 19
Radio Free

Last week, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., ignited a controversy by tweeting a song lyric implying that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the flagship Israel lobby group in the U.S., leveraged the financial means at its disposal to enforce Washington orthodoxies about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Republicans quickly piled on, denouncing Omar as an anti-Semite. Almost […]

17 Feb 19
Russia News Now

By Eric Margolis February 16, 2019 “Information Clearing House” -Warsaw, Poland is not a fun place to visit in darkest February, but that is where the US just staged an anti-Iranian jamboree of 60 client states that brought derision and scorn from Europeans and much of the Mideast. The point of this cynical exercise was to […]

17 Feb 19
Uprootedpalestinians's Blog

By Eric Margolis February 16, 2019 “Information Clearing House” -Warsaw, Poland is not a fun place to visit in darkest February, but that is where the US just staged an anti-Iranian jamboree of 60 client states that brought derision and scorn from Europeans and much of the Mideast. The point of this cynical exercise was to […]

15 Feb 19
Russia News Now

World Predictions for 2019 ​​​​​​​​​​The Phoenix days have arrived as the mythical bird takes flight over Earth Mother bringing huge upheavals and changes to our planet.  by Betsy Lewisbetsylewis.com PREDICTIONS – The Phoenix Days The Phoenix represents death, rebirth and renewal of life. It is also a symbol of Eternal Life. July 23, 2018 a strange colorful bird was captured on the […]

15 Feb 19
Russia News Now

World Predictions for 2019 ​​​​​​​​​​The Phoenix days have arrived as the mythical bird takes flight over Earth Mother bringing huge upheavals and changes to our planet.  by Betsy Lewisbetsylewis.com PREDICTIONS – The Phoenix Days The Phoenix represents death, rebirth and renewal of life. It is also a symbol of Eternal Life. July 23, 2018 a strange colorful bird was captured on the […]

14 Feb 19
Dorris H

The United States on Wednesday opened a highly promoted international conference on peace in the Middle East, but some central players, the Palestinians, were a no-show. Representatives of about 60 countries, including several Arab states, planned to attend, but a number of European nations sent… from NATION – Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-pol-us-mideast-peace-20190213-story.html

14 Feb 19
Krystal

The United States on Wednesday opened a highly promoted international conference on peace in the Middle East, but some central players, the Palestinians, were a no-show. Representatives of about 60 countries, including several Arab states, planned to attend, but a number of European nations sent… from latimes.com – Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-pol-us-mideast-peace-20190213-story.html

04 Feb 19
two-minute testament

Report: Netanyahu to Meet Trump’s ‘Peace Team’ at Warsaw Mideast Conference Gov. Who Described Letting Baby Die Quoted Bible at Prayer Breakfast: ‘Whatever You Did for One of the Least of These…’ BOOM: Top US Defense Official testifies that President Trump does NOT need Congress nor a National Emergency to build a border wall Putin: […]

01 Feb 19
THE WEICHERT REPORT

“The democratic globalists were, at best, simply wrong about the threat that Iraq posed (and presented incorrect solutions to that reputed threat) or, at worst, they simply lied and exaggerated about the Iraqi nuclear weapons threat in order to implement their absurd theory for turning the Mideast into the Midwest.”