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SDCC 2017: STRANGER THINGS Season 2 Trailer!


Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things . You can see the trailer here. Whoo hoo!it definitely looks like the show's creators, the Duffer brothers, have lived up to claims of making this season even darker and more horrific. Read More »

UAE official: Qatar must change its ways as part of talks


Doha denies the charges. Qatar has maintained its emir never made the remarks and that hackers planted the quotes. The planning for the hacking of Qatar News Agency ( QNA ) started as early as April. "There are principles, and there are tools (among the 13 demands )", the ambassador said, implying some may be negotiable. On the Middle East peace process, Al-Jubeir said everyone knows what the settlement should be: Two states for two peoples, with East Jerusalem as the Palestinian ... Read More »

Can we just not with the 'bathroom' bill — TEXAS VIEW


The bills also would prohibit cities and counties from requiring transgender-friendly bathrooms and ban schools from allowing transgender athletes to compete in athletic events that match their gender identity. "How would you prove you are female?" Others noted that the bill did not account for those born intersex, meaning a combination of both male and female reproductive organs. Read More »

Trump Sensed Dossier Threat From James Comey


Rosenstein is from Philadelphia and lived in Bethesda while he worked in Baltimore. He later took a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit after becoming a resident of Maryland. The president has repeatedly told those close to him that he fears there is a movement underway, fueled in part by Comey, Rosenstein and potentially Mueller, to discredit his presidency. Read More »

What President Trump Doesn't Get About Republicans in Baltimore

Mr Trump repeated his claims in the interview with the New York Times that he was not under investigation as part of the probe. For this, Trump said the Attorney General was "very unfair to the President". So could President Trump - or any future president - grant a self-pardon? There is no denying the the Trump Presidency is in a bad place right now. Read More »

Jeff Sessions had a totally bad week


But that's a line that Mueller seems sure to cross. Kushner was among the participants at a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian-American lawyer. In another blow, Mark Corallo - who coordinated the Trump legal team's public response to the crisis over a probe into possible campaign collusion with Moscow - also stepped down, according to an email he sent to AFP. Read More »

Chris Froome poised to win fourth Tour de France title

The Colombian is 54 seconds behind the Team Sky cyclist who has increased his lead in the event. Froome conquered it anyway, drawing on his experience and the vast strength of his team to keep rivals at bay. I've been thinking about it, the fact that we took the yellow jersey on the first day made it a very long race. "I look forward to it". Froome was relieved to put the Alps behind him. Read More »

Matt Kuchar's Blustery 2nd Round at the British Open

Jordan Spieth took advantage of calm, often sunny conditions Saturday at the Open Championship to take a three-shot lead heading into the final round. Like Spieth, another young Texan is also in the hunt. As delightful as Thursday was, it will be equally awful on Friday. The 146th Open began in cool temperatures, a light rain and a strong wind. Read More »

'Dunkirk' Christopher Nolan talks Tom Hardy


More than 300,000 men from the Allied forces were saved over those three days. Breathtaking cinematography from Hoyte van Hoytema ( Interstellar , Spectre) and a galvanizing soundtrack from Hans Zimmer notwithstanding, the overall experience of seeing Dunkirk might be summed up as non-stop fight or flight response. Read More »

Trump's White House has a new press team

Spradling said that while Spicer might have just laid out a blueprint for how not to handle White House communications, he was also stuck between the media and a president with an outsized interest in press coverage. "I will continue my service through August". "I'll tell you who he's gonna be president of - you can tell Donald I said this - the Queens County bullies association". Read More »

Stabbings at West Bank settlement leave 3 dead, 1 injured

Mahmoud Abbas announced the move at a meeting with senior Palestinian officials on Friday evening. He gave no details, but current contacts are largely limited to security cooperation. The conference participants think that the end of Israeli occupation in Palestine can lead to lasting peace. In an additional controversial security measure, Israel restricted entry to the mosque area and Old City on Friday to men aged 50 and over and women. Read More »

IND beat AUS in ICC Women's Cricket World Cup semi-final

Congratulations to India ", Lanning said. Harmanpreet smashed 20 fours and 7 sixes. They are standing up every game. Harmanpreet batted like never before and totally ripped apart the Australian bowling attack, which is said to be the best in the world . Read More »

Mixed signals from Trump White House on health care strategy


Numerous health plans have stated publicly that they would seriously consider pulling out of the insurance market if those payments disappeared, said Chris Sloan, a senior manager at Avalere Health, a Washington, D.C. The parliamentarian also said that a provision in the Senate bill that would limit New York's ability to require upstate counties and Long Island to contribute to the state's Medicaid program - which critics refer to as the "Buffalo Bailout" - also did not pass muster. Read More »

USA police arrest 155 people protesting against Trump's healthcare bill

Rand Paul (R-KY), who has been a holdout on "repeal-and-replace" because it does not fully repeal Obamacare , said he will vote to bring it to the floor if McConnell allows him to bring up an amendment that would swap in "repeal-and-delay" so he can say he tried to get a full repeal through the Senate . Read More »

Texas Senate aiming to move divisive bills at breakneck pace


The day prior, IBM bought full-page ads in The Dallas Morning News , San Antonio Express News , and Austin American-Statesman - three of the five largest papers in Texas - opposing the bill. The bill stalled in the Texas House during the regular session, where lawmakers approved an unsuccessful, softer bill applying only to schools. "And the idea that you are going to be able to enforce a bathroom bill , I mean the enforceability is just not there", she continued. Read More »

Anthony Scaramucci joined Team Trump, then started deleting old tweets


Spicer tendered his resignation Friday morning, after Trump officially hired Scaramucci - a wealthy financier from NY - as communications director . One person with knowledge of the situation said Spicer objected to the hiring of NY financier Anthony Scaramucci's lack of qualifications for the communications role. Read More »

Sean Spicer Weighs In On Melissa McCarthy's 'Spicey' Impersonation


He was the public face of the White House but during his press briefings committed many gaffs. CBS News reported that Scaramucci , a Long Island, New York, native, worked for Goldman Sachs before founding the investment firm SkyBridge Capital , which he later sold to a Chinese company. Read More »

Only 13 Percent Of Americans Support A Repeal-Only Plan, Poll Finds

The top Republican added that while it is "pretty obvious we have had some difficulty in getting 50 votes to proceed", he intends to "vote on the motion to proceed next week". At this point, they're not even trying. Around two dozen of them met for almost three hours late Wednesday to try resolving their differences over repealing and replacing much of President Barack Obama's health care law. Read More »

Putin says yet to decide whether to run for president again

The revelations that he had met with Kislyak led to calls for Sessions to recuse himself from overseeing the FBI investigation into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Manafort is seen as a key figure in the investigation because of his senior role in the campaign and his participation in a June 2016 meeting that included the president's son, Donald Trump Jr ., close adviser Jared Kushner and Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya. Read More »

CBO to issue estimate of Obamacare repeal bill on Wednesday

That's a reversal of what the president had suggested just yesterday. Republicans can not repeal all of Obamacare's regulations without 60 votes in the Senate - which would require cooperation from Democrats . It's unclear if he has the votes. And they point out that in some counties across the nation few or no options are available as insurers withdraw ACA plans. Read More »

ObamaCare repeal would leave 32M without insurance, cut deficit by $473B

But outright repeal without a replacement would be crueler than the plan passed by the House and the one considered by the Senate . Extend coverage to the 28 million Americans still uninsured who often seek treatment in emergency rooms. The bill would block Planned Parenthood from receiving Medicaid funding for a year. According to the agencies' analysis, enacting the legislation would decrease deficits by $473 billion over the 2017-2026 period (see figure below). Read More »

I will not join any other political party: Shankarsinh Vaghela at Gandhinagar


Mr Vaghela was apparently mouting pressure on the Congress to replace the current Gujarat state unit chief Bharat Sinh Solanki and project him as its chief ministerial candidate. He also thanked the Congress especially Sonia Gandhi . "No action taken against him, nor was he expelled". "He has a got a lot from the Congress", former Gujarat PCC chief Siddharth Patel pointed out. Read More »

GOP Rep. On Trump: 'The President Is A Distraction' And Never Learns


Trump has signed 42 pieces of legislation - 19 resolutions and 23 laws - though Republicans have been blasted as a do-nothing Congress, since health care repeal still has not reached the Resolute Desk for his signature. Senators want to inquire about the meeting Manafort, Trump Jr. and others took with a Russian lawyer last summer seeking damaging information on Hillary Clinton . Read More »

Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau Resigns In Wake Of Justine Damond Shooting


After Harteau's resignation , Palmisano said she looks forward to the start of changes that she feels the department needs to make. "We forget that our mayor is a member of our community", Dehn said. Damond, whose legal surname was Ruszczyk but went by the last name of her fiancee, was shot in the abdomen by police officer Mohamed Noor on Saturday and later died from the injury. Read More »

Brooks Koepka denies spitting on ninth green during Open second round

Spieth has plenty of experience of going out in the last group on the weekend in a major, but he admitted he will still feel the nerves when he tees off on Saturday. The Northern Irishman had bogeyed five of those holes on Thursday before recovering to end the opening day on one-over-par, and he was able to carry his good work into his second round. Read More »

What Did Trump and Putin Tell Each Other?


As speculation swirls around President Donald Trump's interest in his pardoning powers, one Illinois Congressman is calling on the White House to disclose all presidential pardons . Special counsel Robert Mueller is leading a probe into Trump's alleged ties with Russian Federation. Why did he fire James Comey? "I'm not under investigation ". Read More »

Trump flirts with impeachment if he threatens Mueller


In a joint statement, Sens. During the meeting Trump Jr. said the Russian lawyer that he and Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Trump's son-in-law and advisor Jared Kushner met with asked for their help removing USA sanctions on Russia . Read More »

Footage of Chester Bennington's last performance surfaces online


The Benningtons were hacked back in 2006 by a Linkin Park fan who was eventually arrested. Another thing that has been revealed at this point is that Chester has been a close friend with famous singer Chris Cornell . Eventually, Welch half-backtracked on his statement and posted a separate message saying, "I didn't mean to sound insensitive about Chester". Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch has called Chester Bennington's suicide "cowardly" following reports the Linkin Park frontman ... Read More »

Most say Trump Jr. shouldn't have taken meeting


Although Trump Jr. said no actual information of note was shared during the meeting and called it a waste of time , the fact the meeting was taken in the first place still landed him in hot water. When the Times reporters pressed him on this, Trump restated his position: it was a routine meeting, and he wasn't told about it at the time. "I respectfully ask that you commit to making public all pardons issued by the President". Read More »

Israel boosts security in Jerusalem Old City amid tensions


At least two Palestinians are killed by Israeli security forces during demonstrations over the closure of the Al-Aqsa compound. Clashes erupted near al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem's Old City . The site had been closed for two days following a shooting which left two Israeli police officers and three Palestinians dead. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas protested the metal detector installation to the USA administration, calling on President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser ... Read More »