Mario Batali’s business partner, Joe Bastianich, apologizes for ‘MasterChef Italia’ comments: They were ‘in poor taste’

Bastianich has since issued a statement apologizing for the comments, saying they were made “in poor taste.” “This was a scripted segment shot in a Milan nail salon that I’ve gone to regularly. I know the women, and we were given the questions to discuss in advance,” said Bastianich in

Steve Bannon refuses lawmakers’ questions under ‘White House instructions’

Bannons lawyer reputedly said former strategist, facing subpoena, would otherwise have been willing to respond Steve Bannon refuses lawmakers’ questions under ‘White House instructions’ Bannons lawyer reputedly said former strategist, facing subpoena, would otherwise have been willing to respond Ben Jacobs in Washington @Bencjacobs First published on Tue 16 Jan

Here’s how to recover if you reach for nonexistent glasses

Today’s collective LOL at the expense of lawmakers came courtesy of Senator Orrin Hatch, who just reached for his glasses and, upon finding there were none there, decided to take them off anyway. SEE ALSO: This state senator wants to revive net neutrality in California The 83-year-old was deep in

It’s the (Democracy-Poisoning) Golden Age of Free Speech

For most of modern history, the easiest way to block the spread of an idea was to keep it from being mechanically disseminated. Shutter the news­paper, pressure the broad­cast chief, install an official censor at the publishing house. Or, if push came to shove, hold a loaded gun to the

Hope Hicks expected to talk to Hill committee

(CNN)White House Communications Director Hope Hicks is expected to meet with the House Intelligence Committee as soon as this week, making her one of President Donald Trump’s closest confidantes to be privately interviewed in the panel’s Russia investigation, multiple sources with knowledge of the matter told CNN. The House panel

13 Siblings ‘Held Captive’ By Parents, Some In Chains And Starving, Police Say

A 17-year-old girl managed to escape the house in Perris, California, and alerted authorities that her 12 brothers and sisters were being held captive by their parents, according to a police statement. Authorities went to the residence and questioned the parents, David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49.  Riverside

Senator Cory Booker RIPS Into DHS Secretary After She ‘Did Not Hear’ Donald Trump Say ‘Shithole’ WATCH!

Cory Booker is mad as hell, and he’s not going to take it anymore! As we reported, during an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers last Thursday, Donald Trump reportedly referred to African countries and Haiti as “shithole countries” in a discussion about immigration. According to CNN, Democrat Dick Durbin and

Holding in a sneeze can be a literal pain in the neck

(CNN)If you are about to sneeze — even if you are in a quiet place — doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury.