Jimmy Carter suffered a minor pelvic fracture and was taken to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia, for “observation and treatment,” Monday, the Jimmy Carter Center, the 39th president’s human rights advocacy organization, reported. He looks forward to making a full recovery at home, a spokesperson added.
Miami Dolphins safety Bobby McCain faces a possible fine, suspension or both by the team after allegedly spitting at one Bills fan and having a verbal confrontation with a teen boy during the teams’ game in Buffalo Sunday.
Facebook is readying a new tab for news and will add content from the New York Post, BuzzFeed News and Business Insider for its launch which may come before the end of the month. Stories from the Washington Post and other publishers will also be available, according to a WSJ report.
French fashion house Christian Dior issued an apology to the Chinese regime over a map of China that the company used during a presentation and it didn’t include Taiwan, which is a self-ruled democracy island that Beijing insists be treated as part of its “only one China” initiative.
Boxer Patrick Day died Wednesday at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, promoter Lou DiBella said. It was just four days after he was soundly defeated and knocked out in the ring.
Shep Smith announced he’s leaving Fox News during his Friday broadcast, calling the move “voluntary” though the left-leaning anchor has clashed with some of his colleagues at the mostly conservative network.
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt reportedly dropped several f-bombs and told his players they would “kick their asses,” referring to the team’s next playoff opponent in a post-game speech that was live-streamed without his knowledge. Shildt later apologized for the content but not the passion of the comments.
US streaming service Netflix announced it decided to partner with Italy’s top commercial broadcaster Mediaset in order to produce and finance Italian movies, as both companies step up efforts to boost viewers amid tough competition in Europe.
Italian luxury car brand Maserati announced that it has asked a local dealer affiliated with the brand to immediately cut ties with the so-called “Asian Oscars” in Taiwan after pressure from China.
Former President Barack Obama, the final speaker at Elijah Cummings’ funeral Friday, said he respected the type of politician and person the former House Rep. was before he died last week.