Admin January 1, 2018

Former Fox News Channel anchor and 1989 Miss America Gretchen Carlson has been named chair of the Miss America Organization’s board of directors. The organization announced the selection of Carlson on Monday. It marks the first time a former pageant winner has served as the leader of the nearly 100-year-old organization. The organization also announced […]

Admin December 26, 2017

A former South American soccer official was acquitted in the FIFA bribery scandal on Tuesday and walked out of the courtroom saying he’s finished with the world’s most popular sport. The verdict clearing Manuel Burga, former president of Peru’s soccer federation, of a single racketeering conspiracy charge came days after prosecutors won guilty verdicts on […]

Admin December 22, 2017

Two former South American soccer officials were convicted Friday of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, while deliberations will continue next week for a third official. A federal jury in New York deliberated a week before reaching the partial verdict. Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil, and Juan Angel Napout, […]

Admin October 25, 2017

A former judge who led Guatemala’s soccer federation is set to be the first person sentenced in the United States in the world soccer scandal. Hector Trujillo, 63, is scheduled to be sentenced on Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn. He pleaded guilty to wire fraud and conspiracy in June. Trujillo admitted to accepting nearly $ […]

Admin October 11, 2017

An avalanche of allegations poured out Tuesday against Harvey Weinstein in on-the-record reports that detailed claims of sexual abuse and included testimonies from Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie, further intensifying the already explosive collapse of the disgraced movie mogul. In a report published Tuesday in the New York Times, the Oscar-winning actresses went on the record […]

Admin September 5, 2017

A European Union official says 40 countries now have been affected by a Europe-wide contaminated egg scandal, including 24 EU members and 16 non-members. Vytenis Andriukaitis, the official in charge of health and food safety for the European Commission, said Tuesday in Estonia that only four countries in the 28-nation EU haven’t had eggs tainted by […]