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Democrats once blamed Comey; now they're defending him

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Many were surprised by Mr Trump's decision to keep Mr Comey and some saw it as a reward for his role in damaging the presidential campaign of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton by reopening an investigation into her email practices as Secretary of State. Read More »

Celebrating "Star Wars day"

According to Google Canada analytics, Dartmouth- or "Darthmouth", if you will-is the fourth-ranked city in Canada when it comes to Star Wars-related searches. Star Wars Day - as May 4 is known - is kind of a big deal to loyalists of the franchise, and the Empire. Disney's accelerated blueprint for " Star Wars " involves a deeply integrated universe and steady diet of projects built into and around the existing canon. Read More »

Mattis cites good talks with Turkey on fighting IS in Syria

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While the YPG has received air support from the United States and, indirectly through Arab fighters, some US weaponry, Turkey has warned the United States against arming the group directly. US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, right, stands with Danish Defense Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen, during a press conference, in Copenhagen, Denmark, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Read More »

James Gunn is bringing back Elizabeth Debicki in 'Guardians 3'

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Disney's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 improved on the first film's domestic opening weekend, ringing up $ 145 million over its first three days in release compared to Guardians of the Galaxy's $94 million. The latest film from Walt Disney Co.'s cast of comic-book characters opened as the No. 1 picture in USA and Canadian theaters , researcher ComScore Inc. Read More »

Emma Watson praises gender-neutral MTV Award after winning Best Actor

Big Sean: "I think I'm ready to jump out the window". It's very dark. It's a lot different from season one, you're going to like it a lot more than season one. The best kiss award has previously gone to heterosexual duos like Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling in "The Notebook" and Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart for the Twilight saga. Read More »

Obama to talk climate change as Trump mulls ditching Paris accord

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Pruitt, the United States government's leading environmental official, has rejected the scientific consensus that humans are the "primary contributor" to global warming. lead the way", Obama told a conference Tuesday in Milan, in one of his first public appearances since leaving office. The Bonn meeting is tasked with starting work on rules to guide countries in implementing the Paris pact - how to measure and report on their greenhouse gas emission cuts, for example. Read More »

Sinclair Broadcast Group to Acquire Tribune

Tribune's portfolio would help expand Sinclair's already vast network of 173 stations in 81 USA markets and marks the largest acquisition for the Baltimore-based company. There has also been speculation that Sinclair, with the addition of Tribune's portfolio, could try to launch a rival to Fox News, though the company has not commented on the possibility. Read More »

MTV Awards go gender-neutral

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The Beauty and the Beast remake made headlines just before its release after director Bill Condon's revealed the film would include a gay subplot. From some serious fashion faux pas on the red carpet to moving acceptance speeches to Adam DeVine's unpredictable hosting strategy , the show did not disappoint when it came to making us gasp, laugh and simply shake our heads in shock. Read More »

Former 'Dance Moms' star gets 1 year in bankruptcy fraud

Miller hid about $775,000 of income from her " Dance Moms " show as well as ticket and merchandise sales from her Master Class dance classes and other ventures, according to the federal indictment. "My name has been dragged through the mud and Abby Dance Company no longer exists in the very building that I was trying to save and I know that my future is uncertain", she continued. Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 filmed in Atlanta

It works so well that it's hard to imagine a time when Guardians of the Galaxy represented a major risk, that someone put their job on the line by green-lighting a $200m adaptation of a third-rate comic book . If it weren't for the fact that it was being released under the Marvel Studio banner, and apparently existing in the same universe as The Avengers , a lot of people may have dismissed what looked like an intensely wacky and colourful kids film. Read More »

Things You May Not Know About Cinco de Mayo

This is not the first tradition that Donald Trump has broken. (Edyta Blaszczyk/Odessa American via AP, file). It's probably just as well, considering some of the most complimentary things Trump has said about Mexicans are an off-hand remark that "some, I assume, are good people" when he announced his presidential bid and a tweet on Cinco de Mayo past year praising the taco salad at Trump Tower. Read More »

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword Review

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The actor was very familiar with the Arthurian legend before landing the role. The clear inspiration for the film is Gladiator , with which it shares a screenwriter ( David Franzoni ) and then leans heavily into the gritty combat. Similar to Zach Snyder, many people criticize the director for not being able to tell a complex story while others praise him for his visual style. Read More »

Sinclair Broadcast to buy Tribune Media in $3.9 billion deal

By buying Tribune, Sinclair hopes to "create a leading nationwide platform that includes our country's largest markets", according to Sinclair CEO Chris Ripley, in a statement . Ripley didn't think any of the overlaps would run afoul of the FCC ownership limits or cause Justice Department anti-trust objections, however. As Tribune reporter Michael Hawthorne reminded on Monday morning, Sinclair agreed with the Trump campaign past year "to try and secure better media coverage", according ... Read More »

FCC head announces plan to undo net neutrality

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The commission will have an initial vote on Pai's proposal during the FCC's May 18 meeting. Pai argued that the reclassification of internet service providers as common carriers under Title II of the Communications Act has dampened investment in the sector, which has in turn hurt job growth and connectivity across the country. Read More »

Kevin Garnett Hosts 2008 Celtics Reunion on Area 21

Shout out to him . When news broke of 2007-08 Boston Celtics stars celebrating their championship without Ray Allen , the reasoning was simple: Allen left to join the Heat in 2012, months after Miami defeated the Celtics in seven games on their way to the title. Read More »

Kelly Hawes column: Is goal still to make health care affordable?

Scalise, like Reed, is pointing to the language in the bill that retains the Obamacare rules that prohibit insurers from charging people with expensive medical conditions more than their neighbors of the same age for an insurance policy. The same report found that federal Medicaid subsidies to states, which run the programs, would be $880 billion less over 10 years because of the end of the expansion and other changes that would affect allocations even to states that chose not to expand. Read More »

RCB's playoff hopes all but over after loss to Pune

Top notch players like captain Virat Kohli, South African great AB De Villiers, Englishman Tymal Mills and Australian all-rounder Shane Watson have failed to fire, thus increasing pressure on the lesser known mortals. In the coming game against SRH, RCB batsmen will also face tough test. SRH, now at the third spot with four wins, have in-form bowlers like Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Siraj and Moises Henriques. Read More »

Who is Tess Ward? Meet Harry Styles' Rumored Girlfriend!

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Styles , 23, performed the track to thousands of fans outside the Rockefeller Center in NY on Tuesday morning. "I haven't seen it this insane since Justin Bieber previous year". He may have been unlucky in love in the past, but pop's biggest heartthrob is said to be "completely besotted" with his new beau, Tess Ward. Two singles from the album, " Sign Of The Times " and "Sweet Creature", have already been released. Read More »

AAP tussle: Kapil Mishra registers complaints with CBI

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Sacked Delhi minister Kapil Mishra on Wednesday began an indefinite hunger strike at his home here and threatened not to eat anything till Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal "reveals" who funded foreign trips of five AAP leaders in the last two years. Read More »

Met Gala 2017: The most OUTRAGEOUS looks and fashion fails

One Twitter user, Queen Quen, shared a hilarious parody video of some pretty weird and believable Met Gala outfits she made from stuff found around her home. Caroline did appear to have forgotten one key accessory however; while both Anna and Rei looked like the ultimate fashionistas in their signature sunglasses - which allowed them to hide any exhausted eyes of their own - Caroline left her dark specs at home, instead choosing to courageous the brightness of the day without protection. Read More »

Firing Of FBI Director James Comey A Bit 'Senseless And Strange'

He was appointed director by Democratic President Barack Obama in 2013. She also said that while "there's no question that Comey made questionable decisions during the election", it was hard to believe Trump had fired the top person investigating his ties to Russian Federation because he was unfair to Hillary Clinton. Read More »

Flynn was warned against accepting foreign payments, but he did it anyway

The White House never provided any documents related to what Flynn told the administration when he was vetted even though the committee formally requested it. But this does not address whether or not Flynn received permission from DIA to be paid by the Russian government. An attorney for Flynn did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Read More »

Rockets level series against Spurs, Cavs advance

Day after day through consecutive losses to the Spurs , they kept telling themselves to stay faithful to their identity and the shots would fall. They were an underdog that needed everything to fall right. "But they were that intense, they were that focused and professional, and we were not". But we've only had two games over the past two weeks decided by a basket, and those were first-round series-Game 6 between the Raptors and Bucks and Game 4 between Spurs and Grizzlies. Read More »

'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' Goes 'Empire Strikes Back' In New

Currently, the movie's score sits at an 88% on Rotten tomatoes, with 78 fresh reviews and 11 negative reviews. "I think the first three movies tell a single story and that story is pretty simple", he said. The summer release also stands crucial for the future of Marvel. "We start to see the cracks in her exterior and we learn about her bad relationship with her father and her sister and all
the layers are chipped away", she said. Read More »