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Everything you need to know about Anthony Scaramucci

Why are we talking about this Anthony Scaramucci guy? The 52-year-old “Mooch,” as he is sometimes known, is the White House’s new communications director. Before taking the job Friday morning, he was working as the chief strategy officer and senior vice president at the Ex-Im Bank. His appointment was a major reason outgoing White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned. And before that? Scaramucci is a native Long Islander who’s made a fortune in New York finance. He has also been a major donor to Republican candidates and causes, and…

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Ronnie From ‘Jersey Shore’ Bloody Mess in Las Vegas

Ronnie from ‘Jersey Shore’ Bloody Mess in Vegas EXCLUSIVE Ronnie from “Jersey Shore” had some kind of bloody encounter in Vegas early Friday morning, and his girlfriend was clearly none too pleased. An eyewitness who took this photo tells TMZ he saw Ronnie and the woman at around 1:15 AM coming out of a bathroom at The Venetian hotel and casino. He says Ronnie was soaked in blood with a plastic bag wrapped around his left hand. The woman was also covered in blood, although the eyewitness says it appeared…

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California Today: California Today: Angelenos and Others on O.J. Simpson’s Parole

Photo O.J. Simpson, right, with his attorney, Malcolm LaVergne, at his parole hearing in Nevada on Thursday. Credit Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal, via Associated Press Good morning. (Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Today’s introduction was reported by Jennifer Medina and Louis Keene in Los Angeles. News that O.J. Simpson was granted parole rippled across Los Angeles on Thursday. In homes, offices, barber shops and bars, everyone seemed to have an opinion in the city that for decades has been transfixed by the former football hero’s…

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O.J. Simpson granted parole in unanimous decision

July 21, 2017, 7:03 AM| Former football star O.J. Simpson showed jubilation and relief Thursday after convincing a Nevada parole board that he deserves to be released. Simpson has served almost nine years of a 33-year sentence for a botched armed robbery in Las Vegas. His defenders say the sentence was payback for his acquittal on murder charges more than two decades ago. John Blackstone reports. Source: CBS News – Entertainment

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California judge refuses to bring back Trump’s sanctuary cities ban

In a seeming act of defiance toward the Trump administration, a federal judge in San Francisco has refused to reinstate the president’s sanctuary cities order.   The bold move to not reinstate President Donald Trump’s executive order — which sought to slash funding to cities that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities — comes amid a battle between the State Department and local governments across the country over the edict from Washington. The U.S. Department of Justice had asked U.S. District Court Judge William Orrick to reverse his own injunction…

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“It’s the proper decision”: Ex-O.J. Simpson lawyer discusses parole

Carl Douglas, part of O.J. Simpson’s “dream team” defense in the 1995 trial for the murder of Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman, said a Nevada parole board made the “proper decision” on Friday granting the former football player parole  Douglas appeared on CBSN Thursday evening in the wake of Simpson being granted parole after serving nine years after 33-year conviction of an armed robbery involving two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room in 2008. He is eligible for release on Oct. 1.  Carl Douglas spoke with CBSN…

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Senate, O.J. Simpson, Linkin Park: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

The president made those comments in an exclusive interview with The Times. Read excerpts here. We have audio clips of the interview and commentary from our reporters in today’s episode of our podcast “The Daily.” Continue reading the main story In other White House news, banking regulators are reviewing hundreds of millions of dollars in loans made to Mr. Trump’s businesses through Deutsche Bank’s private wealth management unit. _____ Photo Credit Dominick Reuter/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images 3. The largest online black market, known as AlphaBay, was shut down after…

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O.J. Simpson Granted Parole

O.J. Simpson Granted Parole Breaking News O.J. Simpson was just granted parole and he’ll be released from prison as early as October. The NFL Hall of Famer learned his fate Thursday after Nevada’s Board of Parole Commissioners deliberated for a half hour and made the determination. The earliest O.J. can be released from Lovelock Correctional Center is October 1. The panel included the chairman and 3 commissioners. The board brought up O.J.’s 1995 acquittal, but only to say it did NOT factor into their decision. No one testified against O.J. at…

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If you use Wi-Fi on your iPhone, get this security update

Apple has released a security patch for an exploit called Broadpwn, which can be used to infiltrate devices through their Wi-Fi. Sean Gallup/Getty Images Apple released a security patch on Wednesday that you should really consider updating to if you enjoy using Wi-Fi on your iOS devices. So, you know, just about everybody should update. The iOS 10.3.3 update addresses vulnerabilities with your Contacts, Messages, Notifications, Safari and other issues. One of the more potentially damaging exploits was hidden in the iPhone’s Wi-Fi chipset, where an attacker could take over a device…

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