For the late night denizens of the discourse we share a peek at a controversial brand showing a bit of pride in one of their top performers. Special treat . . . We appreciate the culturally relevant provocative branding of pr0n star Asa in her Instagram profile tag regarding the most the prominent feature in her body of work. Even better, embattled brand Pornhub is giving away free merch that kinda fits the current American discourse. And all of this inspires tonight's peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.
Canadian Pacific has agreed to buy Kansas City Southern for $25bn, in what would the largest deal on the year, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The Calgary-based company has offered to buy the US freight railroad group for $275 per share in a cash and stock offer.
Downtown Party Comeback
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In 2020, sports seasons were shortened, tournaments were canceled and that partially carried over into 2021. COVID-19 concerns caused the Kansas Jayhawks to withdraw from the Big 12 Tournament one week ago.
Plague Spares KC Today
Mar. 20-The Kansas City area recorded 64 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday and no new deaths. The metropolitan area, which includes Kansas City and Jackson, Clay and Platte counties in Missouri and Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas, has recorded 140,888 cases to date.
Pr0n Stars Stand Up For Internets Access
Credit card giants Visa, Mastercard and Discover have blocked all payments to Pornhub, after the adult site was accused of being "infested" with child abuse and rape-related videos. However, sex workers are saying that the sudden decision has put their livelihoods at risk, and will not solve the problem of illegal content.
LEBRON James will be out indefinitely after suffering a high ankle sprain, the Los Angeles Lakers announced on Saturday. James, 36, suffered the injury during Saturday's game against the Atlanta Hawks and reportedly shouted in an uncharacteristic show of pain.
Miami Beach hotel pauses food service amid Covid-19 fears after throngs of people descend on the city
The Clevelander South Beach, one of Miami Beach's most iconic hotels, announced Friday that it will temporarily halt its food and beverage operations out of concern for the spread of coronavirus as crowds throng the city.
Feds Consider Deadly Tragedy Amid Political Outcry
The Atlanta spa shootings may not meet the standard for federal hate crime charges, authorities told The Associated Press reported Saturday. Seven of the eight victims in Tuesday's attacks on three massage parlors in the Atlanta area were women. Six of those women were Asian.
GOP Leaders Push Back
Claiming Democrats want to expand voting rights to "illegal aliens" and "child molesters", the Texas senator Ted Cruz warned that if Republicans do not block the For the People Act, major legislation now before the Senate, they will be out of power for years.
Britney Spears reportedly 'has considered' a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey about conservatorship
Is Britney Spears mulling a tell-all interview about her controversial conservatorship? Entertainment Tonight reports a source close to the reclusive pop star claims she's considering telling her own story - perhaps to Oprah Winfrey, who's fresh off her buzzed-about sit-down with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.
Soccer Hype Winning
After exiting the National Women's Soccer League in 2017, Kansas City again will have a professional team, which recently named 21-year sports business veteran - and Missouri native - Amber Cox as COO. The team, KC NWSL, hopes to build on a foundation of professional women's soccer that started with FC Kansas City from 2013-2017, a team that won back-to-back championships in 2014 and 2015.
Fanbois Celebrate Again
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Fans from across Kansas and Missouri descended on downtown Kansas City hoping their teams could channel greatness on the hardwood. After Kansas' turbulent path to the tournament, fans said it feels good to get a win. "Oh man, you can't even describe it because we are going all the way," Jacob [...]
Weather This Week
KNOW FIRST. THIS IS FIRST ALERT WEATHER. ROB: CHECKING IN WITH NEVILLE. FIRST DAY OF SPRING AND IT WAS A BEAUTY, WASN'T IT? NEVILLE: IT WAS. IT WAS A LITTLE COOL THIS MORNING BUT WE WARMED UP QUICKLY. HAD A LITTLE WIND OUT THERE. BEHIND ME, THE PLAZA. CLEAR SKY OVERHEAD.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.