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Ed Helms Plays Tag at Jeremy Renner’s Wedding in First ‘Tag’ Trailer – Variety

The first trailer for New Line’s comedy “Tag” starts with Ed Helms trying unsuccessfully to tag Jeremy Renner at Renner’s wedding just as a pastor …

Wall Street

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – first full trailer released

The first full-length trailer for the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has been released. Subtitled The Crimes of Grindelwald, it sees Eddie Redmayne return in the role of “magizoologist” Newt Scamander in the second of the projected five films in the JK Rowling-scripted Harry …

Fantastic Beasts

Fergie explains National Anthem performance

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fergie is sorry that some people didn't love her rendition of the National Anthem.<p>The singer released a statement Monday after the uproar over her performance at Sunday night's NBA All-Star Game.<p>Related: Fergie and other National Anthem performances that didn't sing<p>According to People, the …

‘Black Panther’ Box Office: Film to Open with More Than $200 Million – Variety

“Black Panther,” Disney-Marvel’s latest outing starring Chadwick Boseman, is set to debut far above early forecasts with $210 million over the …

Movies

21st Century Fox 'restarts talks' for possible sale to Walt Disney

The Rupert Murdoch-controlled 21st Century Fox has restarted talks to sell most of the company, including UK broadcaster Sky, to Walt Disney, it was reported on Sunday.<p>The negotiations centre on Fox’s film studio, cable channels such as FX, and international businesses including India’s Star …

Walt Disney Company

Down with Tech!

The digital natives are getting restless<p>Happy Cyber Security Awareness Month, everybody.<p>You do know that the month formerly known to FM DJs as “Rocktober” has transmuted into a time when we’re supposed to think about “cyber threats,” right? Yes, this Hacktober, change your passwords frequently and …

Samsung says the Galaxy S8 will be its best-selling smartphone ever

Samsung’s hot new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were finally made official on Wednesday, following months of leaks and rumors that left precious little to …

Nelson Mandela's granddaughter turns back on his ANC party

Nelson Mandela’s eldest granddaughter will no longer vote for South Africa’s ruling African National Congress, saying the party no longer held the values that her grandfather had fought for.<p>Ndileka Mandela, 52, a nurse who runs a Mandela family foundation to uplift the rural poor, said she had been …

South Africa

Car and bomb claim at White House sets off security alert

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A man who drove up to a White House checkpoint late Saturday night and claimed to have a bomb in his vehicle appeared in a DC court Monday.<p>Sean Patrick Keoughan, 29, of Roanoke, Virginia, was charged with threatening and conveying false information about the use of an explosive, …

Donald Trump

Angela Merkel is just the most recent leader who refuses to be cowed by the president’s body language<p>So, what’s the latest on body language in the White House? Many have been enjoying Trump’s “hands-on” approach to foreign leaders. There was the infamous cuddle that Theresa May received (anyone …

Donald Trump

Max Cooper's Soothing, Ambient 'Myth' Visualizes The Mysteries Of The Universe

For all that we've learned of it, the universe remains a mystery — and there can be a comfort in that unknowing. Electronic producer Max Cooper's <i>Emergence</i> explores how humanity came from nothing in an album that graces minimal techno, frostbitten ambient and emotionally-driven IDM. It's great on a …

Can Big Bird survive Trump?

President Donald Trump overcame more than a dozen Republican opponents, Hillary Clinton, an array of scandals and daunting electoral math to land in the Oval Office. But now, he may have finally met an opponent he cannot slay: Big Bird.<p>The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a budget proposal …

French school shooting: 'heroic' headmaster among injured after 'weapon-obsessed' student with grenades and guns opens fire

A 17-year student is being detained for attempted murder after opening fire in an A-level college in Grasse on the French Riviera, injuring 14 and prompting the government to briefly issue a terror warning.<p>The student, carrying two hand guns, a hunting rifle and two "training" grenades, entered the …

President Trump, buck-passer

President Trump had a message about his stumbles on Wednesday night: We should've done it my way.<p>At a rally in Nashville, Trump explained new setbacks on his travel ban and Obamacare replacement by suggesting he was convinced or forced to do things differently than he would have preferred.<p>Trump …

Astronomers Spy A Distant Supermassive Black Hole Choking On Stardust

Black holes are often defined as the universe’s vacuum cleaners. Although the analogy is scientifically incorrect and flawed, it is easy to imagine …

King: 'Ridiculous' to think he'll be punished for 'babies' remark

Rep. Steve King says he doesn’t expect to face repercussions from his Republican colleagues for his controversial declaration last weekend that “we can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies.”<p>“That’s a ridiculous proposition,” King told POLITICO, when asked whether he thought …

Google Family Link is a good start for parental controls, but here's what needs work

Google's got a new tool for parents: Family Link, a way for them to keep tabs on what their kids are doing on their devices, especially for those …

Google

This Samsung TV looks like framed art when you turn it off

Why does a TV need to look like a big black rectangle in your living room when it's turned off? It doesn't have to be that way.<p>That's the premise of …

You'll soon be able to just yell at your Roomba to clean your filthy home

The connected home is finally starting to come together harmoniously, and it's all thanks to Amazon's Alexa.<p>iRobot announced it'll add Alexa voice …

9 burning questions cleared up by BBC Dad

Step away from your "BBC Dad" thinkpiece.<p>The dad himself, Robert Kelly, posted on his personal blog Wednesday and cleared up any lingering confusion, …

Capitol Ink | The Prognosis

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Judge: Revised Trump ban cannot be enforced on Syrian family

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked President Donald Trump's administration from enforcing his new travel ban against a Syrian …

Trump's spying fixation gives surveillance critics unexpected boon

Recent episodes have brought unexpected attention to the government’s arcane yet powerful surveillance programs.<p>A flurry of leaks, President Donald Trump's unproven wiretapping allegations and WikiLeaks' disclosure of CIA hacking tools are breathing new life into civil libertarians' hopes of …

Wealthy Would Get Billions in Tax Cuts Under Obamacare Repeal Plan

Two of the biggest tax cuts in Republican proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act would deliver roughly $144 billion over the coming decade to those with incomes of $1 million or more, according to a congressional analysis.<p>The assessment was made by the Joint Committee on Taxation, a …

Mississippi 'Dreamer' Daniela Vargas released from detention but deportation order stands

Immigrant and civil rights advocates celebrated Friday as Daniela Vargas, a Mississippi "Dreamer" who was detained by federal agents minutes after speaking at a news conference about her plight, was released from custody.<p>The 22-year-old, who was brought to the United States from Argentina when she …

Immigration

A decade haunted by mass poverty, violent extremism and world war gives us one crucial advantage: the chance to learn the era’s lessons and avoid its mistakes<p>Even to mention the 1930s is to evoke the period when human civilisation entered its darkest, bloodiest chapter. No case needs to be argued; …

Prince Charles

Way in Which U.S. Attorneys Told to Resign Came as Surprise: Source

The Trump administration’s sudden request on Friday that all 46 U.S. attorneys resign was met with surprise by multiple federal prosecutors, with at least one first finding out about the demand on social media, a source close to the U.S. attorney told NBC News.<p>"We saw it on Twitter," said the …

All Presidents | C-SPAN Survey on Presidents 2017

Facebook defamation leads to $500K settlement

ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A false remark on a Facebook posting that implied a woman got drunk and caused the death of her child has resulted in a $500,000 defamation lawsuit settlement, which one law professor describes as a "stunning" amount.<p>Asheville resident Davyne Dial, the general manager of the …

Social Media

NASA picks three potential drill sites for Mars 2020

When the Mars 2020 rover reaches the red planet, it will quickly begin drilling for samples from its surface. NASA hasn't picked the exact drill site yet, but it has narrowed its choices down to three during a workshop with scientists in Monrovia, California. The group consulted images and data …

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