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Red Sox owner wants to rename Yawkey Way for racism reasons

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Boston Red Sox owner John Henry says it's time to take former team owner Tom Yawkey's name outside the street next to the ballpark, given his opposition to integrating the team in the 1940s and 1950s. "It was a lot of fun tonight and I definitely hope we can continue it". "This is just the beginning of a process that will involve the community". "Let us know where to send it (we won't miss)", Budweiser tweeted . Read More »

Obi-Wan Kenobi reportedly getting a stand-alone movie

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Between the events of Episode III Revenge of the Sith and Episode IV A New Hope , Obi-Wan lived in exile on Tatooine, having delivered the infant Luke Skywalker to his uncle and aunt. " Rogue One " was the first of the standalones, and Disney is now shooting an untitled origin tale of beloved smuggler Han Solo . But, with no script, it isn't confirmed what age Obi-Wan will be or whether this will be post-Anakan or pre-Jedi. Read More »

'Game of Thrones': What That Sansa, Arya, Littlefinger Letter Is All About

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Certainly, it would be a shame if he succeeded in driving a wedge between the Stark children so soon after they reunited and season 7 has been clearing characters off the board fairly rapidly of late, as we head towards the endgame. can even accomplish this seemingly impossible task. "He's trying to sow seeds of doubt to Sansa, doubts about her brother Jon Snow's validity as a leader, even about his validity as a brother", Gillen said. Read More »

Donald Trump Shame on Us For Removing Confederate Statues

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But on Tuesday, Trump told reporters in NY the counter-protesters were were as much to blame for the violence as the white supremacists . Great-great grandson Robert E Lee V and great-great granddaughter Tracy Lee Crittenberger condemned the "hateful words and violent actions of white supremacists, the KKK or neo-Nazis" and said their ancestor would not have supported their cause. Read More »

Here's how Game Of Thrones fans reacted to 'Eastwatch'

If you can believe it, Season 7 of " Game of Thrones " is nearly at its end. The outfit made up of ribbed fur and with a zig-zag cream pattern on the back was a bit of a showstopper in the scene with Tyrion and her dragons , the elegant but incredibly badass look being finished off with her Mother of Dragons necklace. Read More »

CEOs condemn racism after Charlottesville

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We reached out to Carol Anderson and Jamelle Bouie for our podcast this week. But a national white supremacist leader, Alexandria, Va., resident Richard Spencer , told reporters in Charlottesville that "Unite the Right" rallies would return to the University of Virgina town. Read More »

Tourists from around the globe killed in Barcelona terror attack

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Mobile phone footage showed several bodies strewn along the Ramblas, some motionless. The regional police said in another tweet that they are investigating whether the Cambrils suspects were wearing explosive vests. Police detained two people in connection with the attack, according to Carles Puigdemont, president of Spain's Catalonia region. Cars, trucks and vans have been the weapon of choice in multiple extremist attacks in Europe in the past year. Read More »

New 'Game of Thrones' Photo Shows Resurrection Pals Jon and Beric

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Gendry has officially returned and the Internet couldn't have been more excited. And when Dempsie found out that his storyline would intertwine with Jon Snow's and that the action would be ramped up, he was excited. After being sent to King's Landing in a rowboat by Ser Davos back in Season 3 , Gendry has been putting his blacksmith skills to work, ironically making swords for the Lannisters-the very people who killed his family. Read More »

Marvel's The Defenders gets another new trailer

The clear hope is that The Defenders needs no exhaustive Marvel DNA to spin a compelling yarn about a small band of flawed good guys who start as serious underdogs in a battle to save The World's Greatest City. Marvel knows how to play for laughs what it's like when you bring together disparate worlds - it has a lot of practice doing this on the big screen. Read More »

Game of Thrones Season 7 episode 6 leaked!

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The moment comes when Sam and Gilly are sitting around a table, with Gilly reading the diary of High Septon Maynard. This is significantly important. The two shared a very long scene where Drogon not only acknowledged the supposed bastard son of Ned Stark, but let him touch his face. So in the off chance that you weren't going to tune in, there's a handful of reasons to flip the channel to HBO on Sunday night or watch on HBO Go/Now, or Amazon Channels. Read More »

Oscar victor Emma Stone tops Forbes' list of highest paid actresses

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Second place went to Jennifer Aniston (up two places from last year) who reportedly earned a total of £19.8 million , with last year's victor Jennifer Lawrence moving down to third with a take of £18.6 million . The "Joy" star still made $24 million even without the hit franchise " Hunger Games ". She reminisced on when she first came to Hollywood claiming that she moved there when she was only fifteen years old in order to get started into the film industry. Read More »

1500 symbols of the Confederacy in the US

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Currently, as I've always said, since my remarks earlier on this year, the way those statues stand currently, they're a shameful representation of the past that we all disagree with. The violence in Charlottesville is unlikely to bolster the argument about the value of maintaining the monuments for historical value, Carl Jones, chief of heritage operations for the Sons of Confederate Veterans, said in a telephone interview. Read More »

Kim Kardashian opens up about her 72-day marriage to Kris Humphries

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She continued: "After having two kids, and being able to get in shape and still feel good about myself, I've never felt better". Of course, Kylie is only 20 years old, so she may have a different view about being a celebrity and being open and honest compared to her older sisters who have been through much more. Read More »

Could N. Korean missile threats lose them China as an ally?

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Speaking to the Press Association in Bristol, Mr Corbyn said: "We can not play fast and loose with nuclear weapons and nuclear threats because do you know what - a nuclear explosion doesn't stop at national borders, it doesn't stop at the vicinity where the bomb drops". Read More »

Aidan Gillen Discusses Littlefinger's "Opportunistic" Journey In 'Game Of Thrones'

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Side Note: Jon's Targaryen blood likely had something to do with Drogon's friendliness. They have to trust in one another and band together against Littlefinger . Earlier in Season 7, in the third episode, "The Queen's Justice," current Winterfell maester, Maester Wolkan, casually mentioned that his predecessor Maester Luwin "kept a copy of every raven's scroll" sent to Winterfell, which explains how Littlefinger got his hands on the letter. Read More »

Baltimore Quietly Removes Four Confederate Monuments

Following the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville , Pugh chose to remove the Confederate monuments quietly to avoid any protests. The governor says both the General Assembly and local governments have the legal authority to take down monuments and relocate them to museums or "more appropriate settings". Read More »

Mission: Impossible 6 Production on Hold Due to Tom Cruise Injury

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Cruise injured himself when he crashed into a building while filming an action sequence. In an interview with Empire magazine, McQuarrie described Cruise as being in "very good spirits". "The movie's bosses had no choice other than to postpone the filming". Cruise is not new to stunt injuries, especially for the Mission Impossible franchise. Read More »

Conor McGregor 'very pleased' with NSAC ruling on 8-ounce gloves

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The commission revealed that Boxing Hall of Fame referee Robert Byrd would officiate the bout, while experienced judges Burt Clements, Dave Morreti, and Guido Cavalerri would manage the scoring. "To me it's not really a fight, it's more of a spectacle". "Maybe it would help (to speak to Groves or DeGale), but he is what he is, I know his style, I've seen enough of him". Read More »

Four Men Arrested In India Over 'Game Of Thrones' Leak

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However, in the current seventh season of the HBO series, the Mother of Dragons has shown exactly how brutal she can be. We are deeply grateful to the police for their swift and prompt action. 8/10 - Here is the lesson of Eastwatch , and one that Game of Thrones has been teaching from day one. She's consistently given the most dynamic non-traditional femme roles, but the women around her suffer for it. Read More »

Mossad: Iran and its proxies filling void left by defeated ISIS

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A moderate cleric, Rouhani was inaugurated two weeks ago for his second presidential term after he won reelection by a landslide in May. Teheran also has not abandoned its nuclear aspirations, Cohen said, adding that the nuclear agreement signed between Iran and world powers has only strengthened Iranian aggression in the Middle East. Read More »

Here's how to know if your solar eclipse glasses are safe

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Eclipse Ballooning Project : Students will launch high altitude balloons from more than 35 locations across the total eclipse path sending live video and images from near space to the NASA website . Humidity in the air and rain will affect watching conditions. So why not venture to SoBe and watch the sky, and ocean below it, go dark? Though these " eclipse glasses " are cheap - maybe $1 or $2 each - it is important to buy those that actually do what they are designed for. Read More »

China vows to defend its interests if United States harms trade ties

Strongly reacting to this, Trump had said that United States will retaliate with " fire and fury like the world has never seen" if North Korea continued to threaten the U.S. It said its trade ties with the U.S. and North Korea's nuclear program are two unrelated issues and "should not be discussed together". The six-party talks comprising South Korea, Japan, China , the US, Russia, and North Korea ended in 2009 when North Korea walked out and officially notified the ... Read More »

Taylor Swift Wins Sexual Assault Case Against DJ

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T-Swizz is taking a stand for women everywhere! He contended he touched her rib cage and may have brushed against her skirt. And it was so badass. Swift testified on Thursday, delivering a confident and assertive account of the incident that led to the legal proceedings and rejected Mueller's characterization of the event. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid Forward Suspended For Five Games

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Ronaldo then scored a stunner before substitute Marco Asensio bagged a third in stoppage time . Madrid's appeal against the red card, which could reduce the ban from five games to four, will be held before the game on Wednesday. Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo deserves the five-game ban he has been given in Spain, former referee Dermot Gallagher has claimed. At the postmatch news conference, Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said the second yellow was "a bit too much" and ... Read More »

Game of Thrones Season 7: What did the letter Arya found say?

Castle Ward , the 18th-century estate that stands in for the Stark family's home on GoT , will host a "Winterfell Festival" next month. It's okay if the letter is unfamiliar to you. Enter Littlefinger, to divide the Stark girls before they've even managed to discuss all the trauma they've experienced over the past few years. But, thinking big picture, Sansa's words are also a clever callback to something Ned Stark said before he lost his head. Read More »

One mayor in Kentucky is pushing to move Confederate monuments

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After a white nationalist group gathered in the central Virginia college town to protest the statue removal, others arrived to protest the racism. Some opponents appeared to take matters into their own hands. In Charlottesville, they were protesting the removal of a statue when counter protesters arrived. But he said he would continue to make that case. "Do we tear those down?" Another speaker wants the statues relocated to a museum. Read More »

Kentucky mayor calls for removal of Confederate statues amid Virginia violence

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One of those groups is the Traditionalist Worker Party, which has recently tried to recruit members in eastern Kentucky. No date was given but Heimbach told WKRC TV it would be "sooner rather than later". It was one of the largest public rallies of white nationalist groups in years and one of the bloodiest confrontations yet over the future of a Confederate monument. Read More »

Mattis: US would 'take out' any NKorean missile aimed at US

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Carleton University Professor Elliot Tepper, an expert on worldwide relations, and in particular, North Korea, said Canada is literally in the line of fire as the two nations thump their chests and threaten fire and fury. They're in no order other than the way I heard them. The main beach front on the island was packed with tourists dozing under trees or on the sun loungers of five-star hotels lined up before a calm sea. Read More »

Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists at rally

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As NCRM reported , the white supremacists were met by counter-protestors and violence erupted by the end. An image of an enraged-looking Cvjetanovic clutching a torch and screaming was an early viral image from the rallies , and Cvjetanovic told his local Reno news station that he "did not expect the photo to be shared as much as it was". Read More »

Amber Heard pokes fun at Barnaby Joyce over dual citizenship

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High Court to rule if Barnaby Joyce can remain an MP. Now it appears Heard has had the last laugh on the matter, trolling the New Zealander after his closely kept secret was revealed. But Turnbull said he was confident that Joyce was eligible to sit in Parliament. "He chose to plot with his Labour Party comrades across the ditch", Mr Turnbull told parliament. Read More »