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U.S. citizen jailed for two years in Venezuela is released

U.S. citizen jailed for two years in Venezuela is released
  • U.S. citizen jailed for two years in Venezuela is released FWC: U.S. citizen jailed for two years in Venezuela is released

    A Utah man who was imprisoned in Venezuela amid deteriorating ties between the United States and Venezuela and languished for nearly two years in a Caracas jail was released Saturday. The family of Joshua Holt, 26, announced his release in a statement, and President Trump later confirmed it on…

  • Daniel Ricciardo earns pole position for Monaco Grand Prix with strong qualifying run FWC: Daniel Ricciardo earns pole position for Monaco Grand Prix with strong qualifying run

    Daniel Ricciardo took a dominant pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday, softening the blow for Red Bull after his teammate Max Verstappen failed to even start qualifying, having earlier crashed in final practice. Ricciardo topped all three sections of qualifying, setting a lap record…

  • Major Lazer take on classic OutKast sample in new “Fire (Spotie) remix FWC: Major Lazer take on classic OutKast sample in new “Fire (Spotie) remix

    We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: Random White Dude Be Everywhere.  Diplo has been on an absolute tear lately. In the last two weeks, he’s dropped a radio-ready party cut with Lil Pump for Deadpool 2, he’s debuted an already highly acclaimed disco project dubbed Silk City with Mark Ronson, delivered a summer time jam with frequent collaborator MØ,…

  • Irish voters repeal abortion ban; prime minister hails 'quiet revolution' FWC: Irish voters repeal abortion ban; prime minister hails ‘quiet revolution’

    Abortion rights activists proclaimed victory for Irish women Saturday as referendum results indicated voters in largely Roman Catholic Ireland overwhelmingly backed repealing a 1983 constitutional ban on abortions. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, speaking Saturday after exit polls suggested voters…

  • Max Nikias rightly resigns from USC, but his departure alone won't solve the school’s problems FWC: Max Nikias rightly resigns from USC, but his departure alone won’t solve the school’s problems

    Facing growing anger over two appalling and damaging scandals that have thrown the campus into disarray, the University of Southern California’s Board of Trustees announced Friday evening that President C.L. Max Nikias would step down. This is the right decision and a necessary first step toward…

  • Bishu gives up new freebie with heavy trap flip of Comethazine’s ‘Bands’ FWC: Bishu gives up new freebie with heavy trap flip of Comethazine’s ‘Bands’

    Bishu has released a heavy-handed trap remix of Comethazine’s single, “Bands,” that definitely isn’t for the faint-hearted. It’s a festival trap build that culminates in growling bass, industrial percussion, and flanger play. From hip-hop to hard trap, this Bishu remix flips the chill disposition of the original mix upside down as the drop divulges into high-energy, sinister trap replete with robotic, purring…

  • North and South Korean leaders hold surprise meeting in DMZ to get U.S. summit back on track FWC: North and South Korean leaders hold surprise meeting in DMZ to get U.S. summit back on track

    The leaders of North and South Korea held a secret summit meeting Saturday in an effort to get talks between Washington and Pyongyang back on track. News about the extraordinary two hour meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, came hours after it…

  • United Airlines reaches settlement with the owner of a French bulldog that died in an overhead bin FWC: United Airlines reaches settlement with the owner of a French bulldog that died in an overhead bin

    United Airlines has reached a settlement with the owners of a French bulldog puppy that died after a flight attendant allegedly insisted the dog be stowed in an overhead bin for a 3½-hour flight. The dog’s death in March turned into a viral social media scandal that prompted animal rights groups…