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Toronto Raptors are selling a team-branded hijab for Muslim women athletes

Toronto Raptors are selling a team-branded hijab for Muslim women athletes

The Toronto Raptors are making history once again. In June, they became the first Canadian team to win an NBA Championship. This week, they became the first team to sell a branded hijab, the headscarf worn by many Muslim women. The Raptors unveiled the team-branded Nike Pro Hijab on social media Friday. The hijab, which…MORE

76 anti-ICE protesters arrested during sit-in at Microsoft store in New York

76 anti-ICE protesters arrested during sit-in at Microsoft store in New York

Seventy-six protesters were arrested Saturday afternoon for blocking traffic in Manhattan, a New York Police Department spokesman said. The demonstrators staged a sit-in at the Microsoft store on Fifth Avenue to demand the tech company stop allowing the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to use their technology, according to a press release from the…MORE

Pompeo blames Iran for drone attacks on Saudi oil field

Pompeo blames Iran for drone attacks on Saudi oil field

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pinned the blame on Iran for an attack at a Saudi oil field in a pair of tweets Saturday. Drone strikes on crucial Saudi Arabian oil facilities have disrupted about half of the kingdom’s oil capacity, or 5% of the daily global oil supply, CNN Business reported earlier Saturday. Yemen’s…MORE

Tyson Fury defeats unbeaten Otto Wallin in Las Vegas

Tyson Fury defeats unbeaten Otto Wallin in Las Vegas

Tyson Fury took down the undefeated Otto Wallin in their heavyweight boxing fight Saturday night. Fury won the 12-round bout in a unanimous decision, despite suffering a serious cut above his eye early in the fight. With the victory, Fury improves to 29-0-1, including 20 wins by knockout. “It was a great fight … For…MORE

Holder cautions against potentially prosecuting Trump post presidency

Holder cautions against potentially prosecuting Trump post presidency

Former Attorney General Eric Holder predicted President Donald Trump may be prosecuted after his presidency if he doesn’t first face impeachment proceedings while in office — but warned of the possible risks to the nation. The Obama-era attorney general’s comments come as impeachment advocates hailed Thursday’s Judiciary Committee’s vote to formalize the rules of its…MORE

Ben Carson to visit California next week to address homelessness

Ben Carson to visit California next week to address homelessness

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is planning a trip to California next week as the Trump administration tries to come up with solutions to the state’s homelessness problem, a source with knowledge of the trip confirms to CNN. Carson is expected to be in San Francisco on Tuesday. The Washington Post first reported…MORE

Don’t kiss your chickens, the CDC says. Please don’t

Don’t kiss your chickens, the CDC says. Please don’t

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would like for everyone to please refrain from kissing their chickens. And from snuggling them. And from eating with them. And from inviting them in their homes. As a matter of fact, it’s probably a good idea for people to just give their chickens some space. The CDC…MORE

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