Pelosi Trump Battle, Facebook Face Scam, Idiot Sports with Bob! Episode 25 – The Silver Show!
Episode 25 includes Steve, Bob and Joe with a great call in quiz participant. So great, that he actually won the trivia contest and triggered the release of the $200 charity donation. (video to follow)
Was the 10 year image challenge that swept through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter just a ploy to help AI to better understand age progression and age recognition?
Nina Agdal, a supermodel, admitted to Page Six that she would not date her boyfriend Jack Brinkley-Cook if he was broke. Brinkley-Cook is the son of supermodel Christie Brinkley (a Hamptons NY real estate mogul and supermodel). A follower commented on some pictures that Agdal posted and asked her to “B honest. If he was broke. U wouldn’t be with him.” The 26-year-old model bluntly responded, “probably not.
Refreshing or crude?
According to court testimony, Mexican drug lord “El Chapo” Guzmanonce gave a $100 million bribe to former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. That’s what Alex Cifuentes Villa, a Colombian drug lord, said during cross-examination at a New York court on Tuesday. Cifuentes said that Peña Nieto requested $250 million in exchange for calling off a manhunt for Guzman, but that he ended up accepting $100 million instead. Peña Nieto could not be reached for comment. Cifuentes is a witness in the trial of Guzman, who has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges in relation to drug trafficking, conspiracy to murder and other crimes. – NEW YORK TIMES
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Trump to reschedule the State of the Union address. Pelosi claimed that the event would not be safe due to the government shutdown. The speaker wrote in a letter to the president that “Secretary Nielsen designated State of the Union Addresses as National Special Security Events (NSSEs),” and that “NSSEs require weeks of detailed planning with dozens of agencies.” The speaker also suggested that Trump could give his address in writing. POLITICO
Turkish government seeking international warrant to arrest Knicks’ Enes Kanter
Prosecutors in Turkey are seeking an international arrest warrant for New York Knicks star Enes Kanter, in connection to a 2016 coup that nearly removed Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan from power.
According to the Wall Street Journal, the Turkish prosecutors allege that Kanter is part of a terrorist organization headed by cleric Fethullah Gulen, and claim that the group incited the failed 2016 coup. Kanter has said that he’s a follower of Gulen, but both he and Gulen (who now lives in Pennsylvania) have denied any involvement in the coup. The Associated Press is reporting that in addition to an international arrest warrant, Turkish officials have also prepared an extradition request.’
The Turkish Clerik who is at the center of the story is the same one who Erdogan has tried to extract form the US on numerous occasions. In fact, Ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn and his son discussed the alleged plot with Turkish representatives Michael Flynn was offered $15 million to get him out of the country and discussed options that actually included kidnapping Gulen.
A former top White House aide was reportedly offered $15m (£11.5m) to help forcibly remove a Muslim cleric from the US and deliver him to Turkey.