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How Will Scarlett Johansson's Pregnancy Affect 'Avengers 2'? – /Film

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a finely tuned machine. Projects and story arcs are mapped out years in advance, and casting choices are made to …

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There Will Be A New 'Batman: Arkham' Video Game Released This Year, Here's The First Trailer

Game Informer confirmed "Batman: Arkham Knight" will be out for next-gen consoles Xbox One and PS4 later this year. It will also be out on PC.<p>This time Rocksteady, who made the first two Arkham games, is back in the driver's seat.<p>"Arkham Knight" will give players the chance to handle the Batmobile …

Costs of ObamaCare bungles start to add up, with Maryland first at about $30.5M

Maryland could end up spending as much as $30.5 million as a result of a glitch in its ObamaCare website, as the Obama administration steps in to help states with problematic exchanges.<p>Because of Maryland’s defective exchange, the state cannot determine whether customers remain eligible for …

Key vote postponed for controversial Justice nominee Adegbile

The Senate has postponed a key vote Monday on the controversial nominee to head the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department, Fox News has learned.<p>Supporters of nominee Debo Adegbile would have needed a simple majority of 51 votes Monday to clear the way for a final vote. But the procedural …

Pentagon cuts have military families on high alert

For Pamela Willoughby, word of the Pentagon's plan to shrink the U.S. Army to its smallest size in decades felt like a kick in the stomach.<p>The 24-year-old mother of two and wife of a Navy sailor said making ends meet while her husband is deployed is already tough. But if the Department of Defense …

Issa, House GOP investigative committee say Lerner will testify in IRS scandal hearing

Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, a central figure in the IRS scandal, will appear before Congress on Wednesday after refusing to testify last year on the matter, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., claimed Sunday -- though Lerner's attorney and Issa may still be at odds over the …

Sean Connery urges fellow Scots to vote for independent Scotland

Film star Sean Connery is urging fellow Scots to vote for independence when a referendum is held in September.<p>The longtime independence advocate says in The Sun on Sunday newspaper that the opportunity to separate from the rest of Britain is too good an opportunity to miss.<p>He says independence …

Rogers: Putin 'running circles' around the United States

Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., said Sunday the crisis in Ukraine presents another situation in which President Obama is getting out-maneuvered on the global stage by Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying, “Putin is playing chess, and I think we’re playing marbles.”<p>“It’s not even close,” Rogers, …

Jennifer Lawrence falls at Oscars. Again.

Jennifer Lawrence may not repeat last year's Oscar win, but she did repeat another of her famous Oscar performances on Sunday night.<p>Again.<p>Lawrence, up for best supporting actress for "American Hustle," fell to her knees while walking the red carpet in a red, floor length gown.<p>Last year, Lawrence …

North Korea fires 2 short range missiles, report says

North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles off the east coast of the Korean peninsula on Monday, South Korea's defense ministry said, Reuters reported.<p>Pyongyang, which routinely conducts short-range missile tests, launched four short-range missiles late last month in a similar display of …

John Short, Christian missionary, to be deported by North Korea

North Korea said Monday it will deport an Australian missionary detained for spreading Christianity in the country, saying he apologized for his anti-state religious acts and requested forgiveness.<p>Authorities in North Korea have been investigating John Short since his arrest for secretly spreading …

Karzai slams US government, military in interview ahead of elections

Outgoing Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai angrily criticized the U.S. government for its conduct of the war in that country, which he described as being "for the U.S. security and for the Western interests."<p>In an interview with The Washington Post published late Sunday, Karzai said that President …

Oscars 2014: Matthew McConaughey one of few to thank God in Oscar acceptance speech

Rather than thanking an assortment of managers, agents, publicists, assistants and lawyers when he won his Best Actor Oscar for his role in "Dallas Buyers Club" on Sunday night, Matthew McConaughey thanked his fellow nominees, cast mates and ... God.<p>And he was the one of the first of the night to …

Justina Pelletier's family wins right to take her back to preferred doctors

The ailing teenager at the center of an interstate custody battle is going back under the care of Tufts Medical Center, where she was being treated until another Boston hospital made a different diagnosis and urged child protection officials to take her away from her family.<p>The development in the …

Did Russia’s cold warrior read Obama perfectly?

Russia's cold warrior has been studying his on-again, off-again adversary in the White House for more than five years now -- and some lawmakers argue his military invasion in Ukraine shows he has been emboldened by President Obama's actions.<p>"I think Putin is playing chess, and I think we're playing …

Christian alternative to ObamaCare growing fast as deadline nears

With just weeks left to sign up for insurance on HealthCare.gov, a growing number of people are opting to enroll in a Christian alternative to traditional health insurance.<p>Nationwide networks of fellow believers help share each other's major medical bills through what's known as health care sharing …

IRS emails shed light on dispute between Lois Lerner, congressional investigators

Emails obtained by Fox News continue to shed light on the ongoing dispute between congressional lawmakers and former IRS official Lois Lerner over her long-sought testimony on the IRS targeting scandal.<p>The release of the emails follows a bizarre public back-and-forth on Sunday that started when …

Moscow asks for restoration of Yanukovych-signed agreement as Kerry heads for Kiev

Russia's top diplomat said Monday that the price of halting the deployment of Russian troops in the Crimea would be the restoration of a deal reached last month between Ukraine's ousted President and opposition leaders.<p>Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a U.N. Human Rights Council session in …

Putin blames ‘coup’ for Ukraine crisis, says Russia reserves right to use force

In his first public remarks since the ousting of Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych and the deployment of Russian troops across Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed "unconstitutional overthrow and seizure of power" by the Kiev opposition for the ongoing crisis.<p>Putin made the remarks at …

Scarlett Johansson pregnant, report says

Scarlett Johansson, 29, is expecting her first child with fiancé Romain Dauriac, 31, both <i>People</i> and E! News are reporting.<p>Johansson has been dating Dauriac, a French journalist, since November 2012. They've been engaged since September 2013.<p>In a recent interview with <i>Parade</i> magazine, Johansson said …

Gift to the GOP: Obama much less popular than his policies

<i>Also...</i><p><i>Sex, journalism and Ukraine</i><p><b>Gift to the GOP: Obama much less popular than his policies</b><p>Let’s say I told you that a majority of the country disagrees with Republicans on a whole bunch of major issues heading into the 2014 midterms.<p>And that younger voters are increasingly moving toward …

Grandmaster Putin plays chess while Obama's stuck on checkers

Around the world, there’s no good news. As it continues its savage bombardment of civilians, Syria shows no signs of keeping its promise to destroy its chemical weapons.<p>As Ukraine neared a civil war, its military leader refused for more than a week to return phone calls from U.S. Defense Secretary …

Ukraine, Venezuela and the folly of Obama's 'no war' doctrine

<i>Editor's note: The following op-ed originally appeared on the Spanish language site</i> <i>www.elmed.io</i><i>.</i><p>President Obama’s rationale for not getting involved in conflicts around the world has been a consistent political argument: the American people are tired of war, he says.<p>In fact, candidate Obama …

FCC backs down on 'study' of media outlets but story not over

After much criticism from conservative quarters, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided, at least for now, to withdraw plans for its proposed study of how media organizations gather and report news.<p>The expressed goal of the survey was to determine if the “critical information …

An attorney general's job is to defend the law -- no exceptions

In a speech Tuesday, United States Attorney General Eric Holder endorsed a dangerous and accelerating trend that has seen a half dozen state attorneys general turn against the laws they swore to uphold by siding with plaintiffs challenging their state’s ban on gay marriage.<p>Last week, Oregon’s Ellen …

FCC reversal on media 'study' victory for First Amendment but warning, too

Once again, the Obama administration attempted to get what it wanted through its often-used strategy of intimidation and executive overreach.<p>This time, though, the American people responded quickly and forcefully, and sent a powerful message to the White House: No, not this time. Americans stood up …

Alec Baldwin, Piers Morgan suffer from liberal dose of self-delusion

In his new book, “The Revolt Against the Masses,” Fred Siegel approvingly quotes a critic who said liberals have a “psychological mechanism” that lets them turn their own failings “into moral judgments against society.”<p>That mechanism is on full display with the swan songs of Alec Baldwin and Piers …

Time to ditch private oversight of America's electric grid system

In April of 2013, unknown parties used a high-powered rifle to shoot out seventeen transformers at a San Jose substation—but only after cutting the fiber optic cables alerting 911 emergency centers.<p>A prescient 2007 report by the National Academy of Sciences foresaw this grid attack, but the …

New assaults on American law -- more shocking revelations about NSA spying

In the months since Edward Snowden revealed the nature and extent of the spying that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been perpetrating upon Americans and foreigners, some of the NSA’s most troublesome behavior has not been a part of the public debate.<p>This behavior constitutes the …

Let's have real tax reform -- get rid of IRS, income tax altogether

Americans desperately want a fairer tax system and relief from arbitrary treatment by the IRS. True reform requires simply junking the personal and corporate incomes in favor of a consumption tax.<p>House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp estimates tax filing, recordkeeping and the like …