Ex-tribal leader ordered to pay nearly $210K in bribery case

BOSTON (AP) — The former leader of a Massachusetts Native American tribe sentenced to prison for accepting exercise equipment, a luxury hotel stay and other bribes from an architectural firm working with the tribe on a casino has to pay back nearly $210,000, a judge ordered. Cedric Cromwell, former chair of the Cape Cod-based Mashpee… Continue reading Ex-tribal leader ordered to pay nearly $210K in bribery case

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Dolphins might want kicker competition in training camp, and Senior Bowl might have a possibility

Maryland kicker Chad Ryland is one of two kickers at the Senior Bowl, and his leg strength is tough to miss. Keep an eye on him in Saturday’s game. Ryland’s leg strength is something that could interest the Dolphins, among other teams. There’s been speculation the Dolphins might bring in training camp competition for kicker… Continue reading Dolphins might want kicker competition in training camp, and Senior Bowl might have a possibility

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An unexpected job surge confounds the Fed’s economic models

WASHINGTON (AP) — Does the Federal Reserve have it wrong? For months, the Fed has been warily watching the U.S. economy’s robust job gains out of concern that employers, desperate to hire, will keep boosting pay and, in turn, keep inflation elevated. But January’s blowout job growth coincided with an actual slowdown in wage growth. And it followed an… Continue reading An unexpected job surge confounds the Fed’s economic models

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Online petition for mother of Kelce brothers to perform coin toss at the Super Bowl gains traction

(CNN) — An NFL fan has started an online petition to allow the mother of Travis and Jason Kelce, Donna, to perform the coin toss ahead of Super Bowl LVII. It is gaining significant traction ahead of the February 12 showdown, closing in on 35,000 signatures — which would make it one of the top petitions on Change.org —… Continue reading Online petition for mother of Kelce brothers to perform coin toss at the Super Bowl gains traction

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Autodesk cuts hundreds of jobs, joining flurry of Bay Area tech layoffs

By Brody Ford | Bloomberg Autodesk Inc. is cutting about 250 jobs, the latest technology company to shed workers in a turbulent time for the industry that expanded rapidly over the past few years. The cuts amount to less than 2% of Autodesk’s global workforce, a company spokeswoman said. They are the product of aligning… Continue reading Autodesk cuts hundreds of jobs, joining flurry of Bay Area tech layoffs

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How Tom Brady’s retirement affects the Jets and other QB-needy teams in NFL

Tom Brady’s goodbye on Wednesday may cause a domino effect around the NFL. After 23 seasons, Brady announced his retirement on social media as he said he was done “for good” a year after ending his career and returning 40 days later. Brady’s decision doesn’t directly affect the Jets, as he was rumored to possibly… Continue reading How Tom Brady’s retirement affects the Jets and other QB-needy teams in NFL

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Fact check: Six false claims fully disproven by the newly released Paul Pelosi evidence

By Daniel Dale | CNN The conspiracy theories about the October attack on Paul Pelosi never made sense. And now the public can see that a whole bunch of these false claims have been definitively disproven by audio and video evidence. Prominent right-wing figures — including former President Donald Trump and some Republican members of… Continue reading Fact check: Six false claims fully disproven by the newly released Paul Pelosi evidence

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Hong Kong is set to give away 500,000 free airline tickets to lure back tourists

(CNN) — Hong Kong’s government has announced plans to give away 500,000 free airline tickets as part of efforts to revive its tourism industry and attract visitors back to the city. The “Hello Hong Kong” initiative was unveiled on Thursday but has been in the works for over two years. Tickets will be spread out among the… Continue reading Hong Kong is set to give away 500,000 free airline tickets to lure back tourists

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