Former US Senate staffer’s lawyers likely to seek Trump gag order

WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – Lawyers for a former senior Senate Intelligence committee official accused of lying to the FBI said they expect to ask a federal judge to issue an order banning officials, including President Donald Trump, from making public comments that could prejudice a criminal case pending against their client. … …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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Weber State football: five Wildcats earn preseason All-America honors

Five Weber State football players have been named to the HERO Sports 2018 Preseason All-America team. Weber State had the most players earn preseason All-America honors of any team in the Big Sky and was tied for the second-most players of any team in the nation. Senior Brady May, senior Iosua Opeta, sophomore Rashid Shaheed, senior LeGrand Toia and sophomore Trey Tuttle all were named to the preseason All-America team. All five Wildcats earned All-American honors during the 2017 season after helping coach Jay Hill’s Wildcats to their best season in history, including a school-record 11 wins, a Big Sky title, two wins in the FCS Playoffs and a fifth-place… Read More

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Golf: Tournaments, fundraisers

Red Devil Classic: June 22 at Diablo Creek Golf Course. Registration at 11 a.m., followed by lunch, golf, dinner, raffle and silent auction. Proceeds benefit academic and athletic programs at Mt. Diablo High School. Dinner only tickets also available. To register contact Lou Adamo at (925) 212-9332, louadamo@gmail.com or visit reddevilgolfclassic.com/golf-tournament/ for online registration, sponsor forms, and additional info. Frank Sisk Golf Classic: June 29 at Poppy Ridge Golf Course in Livermore. Registration and lunch at 11:30, followed by putting tournament 11:30-12:30, and shotgun start at 1 p.m. Registration is as low as $149 per golfer with a foursome, $159 each for a twosome, and $169 for single golfer. Cost… Read More

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Blokable aims to upend housing affordability crisis with ‘housing development as a service’ model

A Blokable unit being built at the company’s manufacturing facility in Vancouver, Wash. (Blokable Photo) Blokable has set its sights on fixing what its leaders deem a broken U.S. housing market. The Seattle startup pulled back the veil on a model it has been quietly developing for years that aims to transform how housing is built. For most of its history, the signature public-facing element of Blokable was its Bloks, manufactured smart housing units that come together to build inexpensive but high-quality complexes. But Bloks are just the appetizer, Blokable’s leaders said in an interview with GeekWire, and the main course is its model to provide “housing development as a… Read More

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NASA rover knocked out as gigantic dust storm envelops Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s seemingly unstoppable Mars rover Opportunity has been knocked out by a gigantic dust storm that is enveloping the red planet and blotting out the sun. Officials said Wednesday they’re hopeful the rover will survive the storm, which already covers one-quarter of Mars and is expected to encircle the planet in another few days. It could be weeks or even months, though, until the sky clears enough for sunlight to reach the Martian surface and recharge Opportunity’s batteries through its solar panels. For now, Mars’ oldest working rover is stuck in the middle of the raging storm, in round-the-clock darkness. “By no means are we out… Read More

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THIS Is How Lupita Nyong’o’s Eye Rhinestones Stay On All Night

Anyone who’s ever stepped foot onto the polo grounds in the Coachella Valley knows that festival beauty is a polarizing topic. For some people, one weekend of music and greasy food also doubles as an excuse to go all out with their hair and makeup. However, when you’re Lupita Nyong’o, you can wear your festival-appropriate looks anywhere and everywhere… and that’s just what she did at the Accessories Council ACE Awards last night. Nick Barose, her longtime makeup artist, was inspired by his client’s Carolina Herrera yellow dress. “I wanted the makeup to be fun, quirky and colorful,” he says. “Our friend, and her stylist, Micaela Erlanger was getting an… Read More

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