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The Hatch Act -- formally known as An Act to Prevent Pernicious Political Activities -- aims to prevent executive branch staffers from engaging in partisan political activities aimed at influencing an... election. But even election-law experts acknowledge that identifying what is and what isn't a violation of the act can be tricky -- especially during...
Daniel Craig is on the mend and expected to return to filming Bond 25 next week. The official 007 Instagram page posted a picture Saturday of the actor working out at the gym. He was wearing an ankle... brace as his left leg heals following an accident on the set of the new James Bond […]
Activists say official visit risks affirming China's narrative that camps thought to hold a million people are not an abuse of human rights The UN's counter-terrorism tsar is on a visit this week to... China's Xinjiang region, where Beijing insists the estimated 1 million Uighurs and other Muslims it is detaining constitute a potential terrorist threat. Vladimir Voronkov, the under-secretary general for counter-terrorism, is the highest level UN official to visit Xinjiang, which activists have described as an open-air prison where people are deprived of religious freedom.
Jenna Fischer is victorious over John Krasinski! After days of trolling each other on social media over the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals, Jenna can officially say she is the winner after her St. Louis... Blues defeated the Boston Bruins during game seven on Wednesday night (June 12). Ahead of the game, John threw on last
President claims he would have no obligation to call the FBI, contradicting bureau director he appointed Donald Trump said on Wednesday that if a foreign power offered dirt on his 2020 opponent, he... would be open to accepting it, claiming he would have no obligation to call in the FBI. "I think I'd want to hear it," Trump said in an interview with ABC News, adding: "There's nothing wrong with listening."
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Writers, directors and actors called on voters in Goertliz to not to succumb to AfD party's 'hate and enmity' A 51-year-old immigrant has been elected mayor of a town in eastern Germany after beating... a candidate from the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in a campaign that drew international attention. Octavian Ursu, a classical musician who came to Germany from Romania in 1990s, stood for Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right Christian Democratic Union party, receiving 55.1% of the vote in Sunday's election in Goerlitz. Preliminary returns showed his AfD opponent, Sebastian Wippel, an ex-policeman received 44.9%.
Plan comes after efforts to persuade US that White House had wrong message on Libya Libya's UN-recognised government in Tripoli has sought to break the deadlock in the country's civil war by launching... a peace initiative which will include a national peace forum followed by simultaneous parliamentary and presidential elections to be held by the end of the year. The plan comes after sustained diplomatic efforts by the Tripoli-based government to persuade the US that the White House had got the wrong message on Libya and was in danger of backing anti-democratic forces of Gen Khalifa Haftar, on the false premise that he was leading a fight against terrorists.
When you hear “Android TV”, you might think smart TVs first and foremost or at least smart set-top boxes. The platform’s real hero device, however, is actually a years old gaming console.... Despite its age, the NVIDIA SHIELD continues to make wonders in the market. However, it seems that NVIDIA itself has decided it’s time for an update but don’t …
An 8-year-old boy was attacked by a shark while swimming off the North Carolina coast on Sunday afternoon, officials said.
US President Donald Trump launches a fresh attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan, saying he will "only get worse" after three people are killed in the city in less than 20 hours.
Iran attempted to shoot down a U.S. drone that was surveilling the attack on one of two tankers hit in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday morning, U.S. Central Command said.
Fox Corp. executive chairman Rupert Murdoch bought shares in the company worth $21.2 million about a week after buying a similar amount “in error” and then quickly selling it again. According to... the latest in a series of SEC filings, the company disclosed on Friday that Murdoch bought 600,000 shares in Fox Corp., which finished […]
Liliya 'liay5' Novikova fans are grieving for the 26-year-old poker star, who was found dead in her bathroom by a neighbour.
‘Star Wars’ actor Mark Hamill revealed on James Corden’s Late, Late Show Tuesday night that he was once fired from a Hollywood Jack in the Box restaurant for using funny voices in the... drive-thru. “I was always trying to find the theatrical aspects of it. I actually worked right down the street here at Jack […]
This weekend’s box office is expected to be a quiet one with “Toy Story 4” still a week away, but Sony will still have a blockbuster on the slate with “Men In Black: International,” the... fourth installment in the 90s alien action-comedy series and the first without stars Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones. In their place are “Thor: Ragnarok” duo Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, respectively playing the top agent and newest rookie in MIB’s London branch. Though the pair have become recognizable names thanks to their work in Marvel and elsewhere, “MIB: International” is still looking like one of the biggest risks of the summer slate. Also Read: Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson Team Up in New 'Men in Black: International' Trailer (Video) Unlike more recent superhero...
Many of the biggest stars in movies and television -- including Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Kiernan Shipka, Sandra Bullock, Tessa Thompson and Brie Larson -- came together to... present and receive honors at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards, hosted by “Shazam!” star Zachary Levi. And while non-attendees are able to enjoy […]
Just hours after announcing the United States planned on cutting off aid to Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, the State Department on Monday night said it will move forward with $432 million in... projects and grants already approved by Congress. The Trump administration said it was stopping aid as a way to pressure the countries into doing something about the high number of undocumented migrants from Central America coming to the United States. The asylum-seekers are fleeing poverty and violence, and several lawmakers argue that cutting off aid is cruel and won't do anything to slow down migrants flows. The funding comes from the 2017 budget, and supports health, poverty alleviation, and education programs. The State Department said the Trump administration will work with Congress to...
The "Red Table Talk" host kept it real in an empowering speech at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards.
Jon Stewart fired back at Sen. Mitch McConnell Monday, explaining why he’s so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders — and challenging the senate majority leader to... meet with the ailing heroes on Tuesday. The former host of “The Daily Show” was responding to McConnell’s interview on Fox & Friends,...
Sandra Bullock has her children to thank for her 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards win! The 54-year-old actress took home the award for Most Frightened Performance for her role in Birdbox and accepted the... honor with a touching speech. Sandra explained that she took on her role in the film after nine-year-old Louis and
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Harvey Weinstein has lost another defense lawyer, just three months before he is set to go on trial for rape and sexual assault. Attorney Jose Baez told the judge overseeing the case that Weinstein... had taken actions that made it difficult to represent him, according to a letter obtained by the New York Post. Baez […]
The earthquake measured at magnitude 6.0 when in it struck late Monday night.