Year: 2017

Durant sorry for tweets critical of Thunder

7:26 PM ET Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant acknowledged a controversial Twitter incident and apologized for comments that were critical of his former team and coach, calling the tweets “idiotic” and “childish.” “I use Twitter to engage with the fans,” Durant said Tuesday from the stage of the TechCrunch Disrupt event in San Francisco.…

Chicago deploys more police as death toll hits 500

Despite a boost in police numbers, Chicago, Illinois has recorded its 500th homicide for the year, with 11 people killed and more than 30 wounded in shooting incidents over the weekend. Among those killed was a pregnant woman, and two people who lived on the same block, according to the Chicago Tribune. Four people were…

Paying off $30K in Debt and a Baby on the Way

Julia and John, both in their early 30s and living in Queens, are expecting their first child next spring and desperate for a financial audit to help them find ways to reduce debt and save up before embarking on parenthood. The good news: Julia loves her job as a special education teacher, earning $ 70,000…

TSX heads higher in early morning trading, U.S. markets mixed

Canada’s main stock index headed higher in late-morning trading, boosted by a broad-based rally. The S&P/TSX composite index was up 41.91 points to 15,278.58, after 90 minutes of trading. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 16.77 points to 22,348.12. The S&P 500 index was down 0.31 of a point to 2,503.56…

Country star Maren Morris slams ‘prudes’ criticizing her crop top

Maren Morris isn’t here for all the negativity. The country singer shared a photo of herself wearing a sparkly bandeau with detachable short jeans while posing with her fiancé Ryan Hurd. In the caption, she boldly addressed her critics: “Hey, while prudes are bit**ing about my clothes, let’s make babies. :),” wrote Morris alongside the…