Women who worked on SNL stand up for Al Franken

Late night hosts take on Al Franken Dozens of women who’ve worked on “Saturday Night Live” have come out in support of Al Franken. “We feel compelled to stand up for Al Franken, whom we have all had the pleasure of working with over the years on Saturday Night Live (SNL),” the former and currentstaffers wrote in a statement. Last week, Leeann Tweeden, a morning news anchor in Los Angeles, alleged that Frankengroped and “forcibly kissed” her without her consent during an overseas USO tour in 2006. “What Al did ...

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Lakers rally late to avoid embarrassing loss to Bulls

1:48 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Lonzo Ball’s jersey was untucked, and he was snatching rebounds out of the air with attitude. This was far from the sometimes passive rookie the Lakers have seen at times this season. Down by as many as 19 and looking as cooked as a turkey on Thanksgiving, the Lakers refused to quit whenever they fall behind big. The Lakers came to life in the third quarter and fought the Chicago Bulls down the stretch, with Ball hitting the glass like a dominant big man ...

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Mugabe resigns: Zimbabwe celebrates end of an era

Media playback is unsupported on your device Jubilant Zimbabweans celebrated late into the night after Robert Mugabe resigned as president. He held power for 37 years and once said “only God” could remove him. While still considered by some to be an African independence hero, his many critics see him as a despot who ruled by fear and brought a once-promising economy to near ruin. His shock resignation came in the form of a letter read out by the speaker of parliament. In it, Mr Mugabe – who had so ...

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Xbox Game Pass $1 For Black Friday; Square Enix Porting Old Games To Switch? – GS News Roundup

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NAFTA talks are in trouble

NAFTA explained No meaningful progress is being made in NAFTA trade talks between the United States, Canada and Mexico, increasing the odds that President Trump could withdraw from a critical 23-year old agreement. After Round 5 of NAFTA talks ended Tuesday — only two more are scheduled — no progress has been made on divisive issues. “While we have made progress on some of our efforts to modernize NAFTA, I remain concerned about the lack of headway,” U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement. “We have seen no ...

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MLB, union agree to new Ohtani posting system

7:20 PM ET Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association agreed Tuesday on a new posting system that will allow two-way star Shohei Ohtani to leave Japan and sign with an MLB team for the 2018 season. Sources told ESPN the system used in recent years will remain in place this offseason. A system with some modifications will take effect next offseason. Details on the new system will be announced upon ratification by all 30 MLB owners. Shohei Ohtani is one step closer to leaving Japan and signing with ...

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Waddesdon air crash: Four men killed named by police

Four men who were killed in a crash between a helicopter and a plane have been formally identified by police. Nguyen Thanh Trung, 32, from Vietnam, was on a two-month training programme and was being instructed in the helicopter by Capt Mike Green. Savaan Mundae, 18, and Jaspal Bahra, 27, also died in the crash near Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire, on Friday. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is investigating. Thames Valley Police said its “thoughts remain with the families of those involved in the accident”. The helicopter and Cessna 152 ...

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DOJ's AT&T suit could freeze media deals

AT&T CEO responds to DOJ lawsuit At a time of rapid change and consolidation in the media industry, the Justice Department’s lawsuit over the AT&T-Time Warner combination is likely to put a pause on media deals and raise questions about this DOJ’s antitrust standards. “This pauses everything,” Rich Greenfield, a media and technology analyst, told CNN. “Nobody knows the rules of the road.” The DOJ filed suit Monday to block AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner on the grounds that AT&T’s control of both distribution (DirecTV) and content (channels like CNN, ...

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Miami moves up to No. 2 in latest CFP rankings

7:48 PM ET After a week in which most ranked teams took care of business, there was very little movement in this week’s College Football Playoff rankings as the top four teams remained the same, though with a minor shuffle. Miami moves up a spot to No. 2, trading places with Clemson in the process. Alabama remains No.1, while Oklahoma holds steady at No. 4. The Hurricanes, owners of the nation’s highest strength of schedule, moved up despite a close game against Virginia, while the Tigers crushed FCS foe Citadel. ...

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