Elon Musk says he might try to renegotiate the $44B Twitter deal for less

Placeholder while article actions load SAN FRANICSCO — Elon Musk could seek a lower price for Twitter, he said at a conference Monday, just days after tweeting his $44 billion bid for the site was “temporarily on hold.” Speaking in a closed-door session at the All-In Summit in Miami, a conference with tech founders and …

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US Rep. Liz Cheney blasts fellow Republicans after ‘great replacement’ mass shooting

US Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) testifies before the House Rules Committee in Washington, US, December 14, 2021. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 16 (Reuters) – US Representative Liz Cheney called on fellow Republicans to reject white supremacism, days after a teenage gunman motivated by the right-wing “great …

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Wanda Sykes slams ‘still traumatized’ over Will Smith slap

Hollywood may be moving on from Will Smith’s spectacular slap of Chris Rock at the Oscars — but Wanda Sykes isn’t forgiving or forgetting. The 58-year-old comedian — who was co-hosting the awards show when Smith stormed the stage and slapped comedian Rock across the face — says she is “still traumatized” almost two months …

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Buffalo Shooting Highlights Rise of Hate Crimes Against Black Americans

The racist slaughter at a Buffalo grocery store on Saturday is the latest episode in a troubling rise of violence against African Americans, built upon historic racial fault lines and a polarized social climate. In 2020, a year marked by the triple forces of the coronavirus pandemicthe murder of George Floyd and to social justice …

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Andrew Wiggins’ Luka Doncic challenge is next chapter of playoff reputation

SAN FRANCISCO — Andrew Wiggins made a declaration to NBC Sports Bay Area’s Mount Poole days before his first taste of the NBA playoffs as a Warrior: This is where you make your legacy. As a former No. 1 overall draft pick whose career has been defined as a mixed bag of expectations vs. reality, …

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Johnny Depp Lawyers Cross Examine Amber Heard

Photo: STEVE HELBER/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Shortly before 4 pm on May 16, Johnny Depp‘s lawyer started to cross-examine Amber Heard in his defamation trial against her. One of the actor’s attorneys, Camille Vasquez, opened cross with a fast-moving salvo. “Mr. Depp hasn’t looked at you once this entire trial, has he?” Vasquez asked. “Not …

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