Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled to pay SEC fines for flogging garbage ICOs

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and DJ Khaled have agreed to “pay disgorgement, penalties and interest” for failing to disclose promotional payments from three ICOs, including Centra Tech. Mayweather received $100,000 from Centra Tech while Khaled got $50,000 from the failed ICO. The SEC cited Khaled and Mayweather’s social media feeds, noting they touted securities for pay without disclosing their affiliation with the companies. Mayweather, you’ll recall, appeared on Instagram with a whole lot of cash while Khaled called Centra Tech a …

Vermont colonel forced to resign after flying F-16 to meet love interest: report

Jackman, who was married at the time, told the outlet that he was not involved with the female Army colonel. He reportedly declined to comment on whether the trip forced him to retire. Jackman, 55, the commander of the 158th Fighter Wing, reportedly used his authority to fly an F-16 nearly 500 miles from Burlington to Andrews Air Force Base, located just outside Washington D.C. When bad weather forced the base to shut down the runway the morning of the …

Payless Pranks Fashionistas With Fake Luxury Shoe Brand Called ‘Palessi’

multiple reported. Very fancy sounding. DCX Growth Accelerator, which created the campaign, And, sure enough, these influencers appear to have been completely fooled, praising the high-end look and quality of shoes marked as high as $1,800, but which normally retail for $20 to $40, according to the Post. Bravo, Payless. Bravo. Palessi Instagram account. Shopping the night away at the Palessi Pop Up! #palessi A post shared by Palessi (@palessi_shoes) on Nov 30, 2018 at 4:23am PST The line to get …

Ukraine leader warns of threat of full-scale confrontation with Russia

(CNN)Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko warned that his country’s simmering conflict with Russia could quickly spiral into full-scale confrontation following a maritime clash between the two countries over the weekend. “Officially, without tearing off chevrons, without ‘green men,’ Russian troops in large numbers attacked the ships of the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” Poroshenko said on his website, referring to soldiers during the 2014 invasion and annexation of Crimea who were not wearing insignia on their green uniforms. The Ukrainian President also …

Katherine Heigl Says Turning 40 Represents ‘A Certain Kind Of Freedom’

The “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Suits” actress “For another thing 40 feels to me like a certain kind of freedom,” she wrote. “Freedom from all the self doubt, insecurities, self loathing, uncertainties and anxieties of my 20s and 30s. Not to say I don’t still have those moments but I just feel like 40 makes me older and wiser.”  Acknowledging “a certain stigma attached to 40,” the Emmy winner continued: “I guess I kind of feel like it’s all about your frame …

When We Picked Up Our Hedgehog We Thought He Hated Us, But Now He Wont Stop Smiling

Meet Rick, the hedgehog who is always smiling. When we picked up this shy African Pygmy hedgehog from the breeder, he didn’t show us much joy. We used to think, “This hog hates us”… But then, slowly he opened up and became the most cheerful little fellow who makes me smile even on the worst days. I started taking photos of him because I think he is the cutest thing on earth. Rick always works the camera like a supermodel. …

British film director Nicolas Roeg dead at 90

“He was a genuine dad,” Roeg Jr. said. “He just had his 90th birthday in August.” He didn’t provide details about his father’s death during a brief telephone call. Roeg worked with Jagger in “Performance” and Bowie in “The Man Who Fell to Earth.” Bowie played an alien who crashes on Earth looking for a way to save his own planet. Roeg’s “Don’t Look Now” in 1973 is regarded as one of his most outstanding successes. It is also remembered …

US Life Expectancy Continues To Fall Due To Surging Suicide And Overdose Rates

The troubling rise in suicides combined with our out-of-control opioid addiction crisis has lowered the average life expectancy of the US population, according to a new analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Life expectancy had risen slowly yet steadily throughout the 20th century (except for the few years surrounding the 1918 flu epidemic) and into the first decade of the 21st. But around 2012 it plateaued, and in 2015, it started to decline – although the …

Weekly Horoscopes For November 26-30, 2018 Betches

Now that Thanksgiving is out of the way and you’ve fully accepted that yoga pants are all that will fit you between now and Christmas, we can really get out and enjoy ourselves. Better not start that combination keto/paleo/bone broth cleanse right now, because the stars are aligning in just a way that keeps you busy, social and happy. Sure, Mercury is still in retrograde for a week or two more, but you’re not going to let that get in …

Health trust ‘inadequate’ for third time

However, adolescent and child mental health wards were rated outstanding. NSFT is the only mental health trust in the country to have been put into special measures, a step first taken in February 2015. The trust came out of special measures in October 2016, only to have that status imposed again a year later. Paul Farmer, from mental health charity Mind, said: “When a trust fails and then fails again, you have to ask questions about what action needs to …

Bride Sends Grooms Best Friend For First Look Instead Of Herself

It’s a moment that can bring tears to a person’s eyes, the first look at their bride in her wedding dress, however, for Jake VanSickle the closest he would get to tears at his bride’s dress reveal were tears of laughter. It was the day of the couple’s wedding photoshoot, VanSickle turned to lay his eyes on his blushing bride and was instead met with the sight of his best friend Tayler Koyl in a wedding dress. More Info: Website …

The Progressive Caucus Has A Chance To Be More Influential Than Ever

The Congressional Progressive Caucus, which has historically lacked the clout of other values-based congressional factions, is making a serious play for influence in the next Congress. In the recent promise of proportional representation From ‘Doormats’ To Dominance? CPC leadership plans to stick with a big-tent approach, arguing that it provides it the resources to shape policy debates within the caucus through internal lobbying. Needless to say, the CPC  is not interested in joining New York Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s call to …

Chinese Scientist Claims To Have Created First Genetically Modified Babies

A Chinese scientist has claimed that he helped create the world’s first gene-edited babies, a pair of twins with an edited gene that gives them some protection against HIV. He Jiankui – the China-born, US-trained mastermind of the project – announced the breakthrough on Sunday in true 21st-century style: a series of YouTube videos. The Jiankui He Lab at the Southern University of Science and Technology in China says they “will publish [their] full data soon”, however, the bold claims are not yet …

40 Hilarious Reactions To NASAs InSights First Photos From Mars

This year seems to be quite an active time for all the people who have their eyes set on the “final frontier”.  With Tesla being launched into space, and Kepler’s fuel running out, it was just the time for another big event on the horizon. Launched on the 5th of May, InSight robotic lander has reached the surface of Mars yesterday, November 26, marking another tremendous step in human, as well as space exploration, history. Upon entering Mars’ atmosphere, InSight …

Study Suggests Your Dog May Not Be Exceptional After All, And People Are Outraged

Sometimes a scientific study comes along that blows our minds. The impact is felt around the world. Debates over the water cooler abound, and the world will never be the same again. At least, that’s what appears to have happened after a recent study revealed it is highly unlikely your dog is a genius. In fact, it’s highly unlikely your dog is even exceptional compared to other animals. And the people are not having it. – Let’s back up a …

‘The Conners’ drop big family news, there’s a baby on the way

(CNN)There’s another Conner family member on the way. Becky wouldn’t reveal the identity of the father, because at first she wasn’t sure who it was. But after a process of elimination, Becky realized that it was the busboy at her Mexican restaurant, Emilio. “The Conners” premiered in October without the show’s main star, Roseanne Barr, who was fired from the after making racist comments in May. The show was immediately canceled but in June, ABC announced they had ordered a …