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  • Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti was arrested for committing new crimes of fraud, financial crimes while out on bail, prosecutors say

    Michael Avenatti, a former lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels, and a foe of President Trump, is also accused of trying to shake down Nike by threatening to go public with claims of bribery by the shoe giant.

    CNBC
  • McCabe To Speak at NYU—But Will He Address Carter Page?

    Chuck Ross Politics, Americas The FISA report was not kind to his FBI. Andrew McCabe will take part in a forum at New York University to address reforms to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in the wake of the Justice Department inspector general’s report. McCabe was the FBI’s No. 2 when the FBI submitted false information to the FISA Court in order to obtain wiretap warrants against Carter Page.  McCabe also pushed to include the unverified Steele dossier in an intelligence community...

    The National Interest
  • A heavy topic: how to change the way your family speaks about weight

    While the body positivity movement is making inroads in the media, for many an obsession with thinness begins at home Weight bias is as prevalent in today’s society as diet plans. And detox teas. And the celebrities who promote diet plans and detox teas. When we experience weight stigma – and I’m not talking about being fat, I’m talking about feeling as if you’re too fat – it puts us at risk of disordered eating, makes us avoid exercise (especially in public), worsens our physical and mental...

    the Guardian