Robert Kraychik

Robert Kraychik

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 17: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference at the Canadian Consulate General, May 17, 2018 in New York City. Earlier in the day, speaking at the Economic Club of New York, Trudeau said the sticking points to renegotiating the North American …

Justin Trudeau’s Top Adviser Resigns amid Corruption Scandal

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top political adviser and confidant Gerald Butts resigned on Monday from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), claiming that allegations of political corruption levied against him by “anonymous sources” had become a “distraction” to the prime minister.

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Timeline: Jussie Smollett Hate Hoax Attack

Weeks after “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett made allegations that he was violently beaten by men who hurled racist and homophobic slurs at him, placed a rope around his neck like a noose, and shouted, “This is MAGA country,” local authorities suspect Smollett of orchestrating the attack.

PASADENA, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Actor Jussie Smollett attends the 48th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 11, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Dozens Gather in NYC Rally for Jussie Smollett

A “solidarity rally” of around 60 people gathered in New York City, NY, on Friday against what its organizers described as a “racist” and “anti-LGBTQ political agenda” related to an alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollett.

Caption: FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2009 file photo, colored "Sweethearts" candy is held in bulk prior to packaging at the New England Confectionery Company in Revere, Mass. Four bidders are vying to buy the bankrupt manufacturer of Necco Wafers, Sweethearts and other iconic candies. A bankruptcy auction is …

SweetHearts Conversation Hearts Off the Shelves for Valentines 2019

SweetHearts — tiny heart-shaped candies normally sold around Valentine’s Day — will be unavailable in 2019 after their producer, Necco, went out of business in 2018. It will be the first absence of the love-themed sweets from the market in 153 years.