16 Saddest ‘This Is Us’ Moments Ever

1 “Make something resembling lemonade.” (Season 1, Episode 1, “Pilot”) The heartbreaking speech that set the tone for everything to come. Following our adorable introduction to Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and a heavily pregnant Rebecca (Mandy Moore) in the pilot, things take a hard left turn into tragedy when Rebecca experiences complications during labor, and one …

Israel defends actions against US student in detention

JERUSALEM — A senior Israeli Cabinet minister on Wednesday defended the government’s handling of the case of an American graduate student held in detention at the country’s international airport for the past week over allegations that she promotes a boycott against the Jewish state. In an interview, Gilad Erdan, who oversees the government’s efforts to …

Cristiano Ronaldo’s lawyers claim rape allegation documents have been altered | Football

Cristiano Ronaldo’s lawyers have said documents that appear to substantiate Kathryn Mayorga’s claims of rape by the Juventus forward had been altered. Peter S Christiansen, a Las Vegas-based attorney, was hired by Ronaldo last week after Mayorga went public with her claims. In a statement released via the player’s representatives, Christiansen says documents that apparently …

Why I Told Senator Susan Collins’ Office About My Sexual Assault

Getty ImagesPacific Press As my friends walked out of their college classrooms last week, I walked into Senator Susan Collins’ office in the U.S. Capitol. I missed class at the University of Maine to fly to Washington, D.C. to do my part to stop Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. Clutching 45 letters from …

Colombia urges rebels who left reintegration area to return

By Edith M. Lederer | AP October 10 at 3:14 PM UNITED NATIONS — Colombia’s foreign minister on Wednesday urged leaders of the rebel group that signed a peace agreement with the government and left camps for ex-guerrillas to return “and not get lost, once again, on the path of violence and illegality.” Carlos Holmes Trujillo told …

Democrats denounce ‘deceitful’ Trump claims of Venezuela-style socialism | US news

Democrats have denounced a “deceitful” opinion article by Donald Trump, which claims that the party has embraced Venezuela-style socialism. The president wrote in USA Today, one of the country’s most widely read newspapers, on Wednesday: “The truth is that the centrist Democratic party is dead. The new Democrats are radical socialists who want to model …

Selena Gomez and Cardi B Are the Real Scene-Stealers in DJ Snake’s ‘Taki Taki’ Music Video

Selena Gomez may have missed the American Music Awards last night, but she did drop a new music video along with DJ Snake, Ozuna, and Cardi B in her absence. Their highly-anticipated “Taki Taki” video dropped after being teased on the AMAs broadcast. What’s in it? A pit of women at one point, but also …

The Latest: Migrant left at sea by Libyans recovering

In this Jan. 31, 2016 photo Lieutenant Kyriakos Papadopoulos steers the Hellenic Coastguard boat into the Mytilene port , bringing in dozens of refugees and migrants that were trying to cross from Turkey coast to the Greek island of Lesbos. Greek authorities says that Papadopoulos credited with saving thousands of lives off the eastern Aegean …

Hurricane Michael set to be strongest storm ever to hit Florida Panhandle – live updates | US news

10.54am EDT10:54 Photos sent to the Tallahassee Democrat show flooded streets and falling tree branches in Apalachicola, Florida. Tori Schneider (@photoriphy) Photos and videos I received from Seth Silva who lives on 4th Avenue in Apalachicola. You can see in the first photo that Avenue I is floooded and in the second, tree branches are …