Who is Andrew Brettler? Tiffany Haddish hires same lawyer as Prince Andrew

Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish has hired Hollywood entertainment lawyer Andrew Brettler, who previously represented Prince Andrew, after she was accused of child sexual abuse in a new lawsuit. The lawsuit, which was first reported by The Daily Beast, alleges that Haddish and fellow comedian Aries Spears sexually abused a girl and her brother, who […]

Laura Poitras film spotlights activist photographer Goldin

VENICE, Italy (AP) — When filmmaker Laura Poitras went to meet American photographer Nan Goldin about a project to document her protests against museums accepting money from the Sackler family, Goldin was slightly worried. “My worry when she came on was that I didn’t have any state secrets to share and I wasn’t important enough […]

Letters, Sept. 3, 2022: ‘This pilot bad idea from the start’

Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Letters Bike lanes are important and should be installed where it makes sense and the roadway has sufficient room for one. But to use it as way of controlling traffic adds frustration to the vehicle-users in the area. Publishing date: Sep 03, 2022  •  10 hours ago  •  3 minute read  •  […]

The US should cancel a lot more than $10,000 in student debt

On paper, US President Joe Biden’s student debt cancellation plan looks pretty good. The government will forgive $10,000 worth of student debt for those making under $125,000. That’s nearly a third of the average amount owed by student debt holders. According to White House estimates, the policy wipes out the remaining balances for 20 million […]

Hundreds line up to say farewell to Gorbachev; Putin absent

MOSCOW (AP) — Hundreds of mourners lined up Saturday to pay tribute to former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who launched drastic reforms that helped end the Cold War and precipitated the breakup of the Soviet Union, in a farewell snubbed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Kremlin’s refusal to declare a state funeral reflects its […]

Questions on a Make-in-India carrier

The commissioning of the INS Vikrant, the new avatar of the Indian Navy’s first aircraft carrier and flag-carrier for almost five decades, is a day of celebration for India — and for good reason. TO READ THE FULL STORY, SUBSCRIBE NOW NOW AT JUST RS 249 A MONTH. […]

Scranton firefighter charged with thefts from Home Depot

Sep. 2—A Scranton firefighter is on paid administrative leave as he faces charges of stealing more than $2,100 in merchandise from a Dickson City retailer. Dickson City police accused Darell Fratamico, 44, 1926 E. Elm St., of taking mostly construction materials and tools from Home Depot on Commerce Boulevard on five separate days between June […]