Headlines on 2017-10-16

  • France to kick out illegal immigrants for shoplifting

    Illegal immigrants caught committing even minor crimes in France such as shoplifting are to be deported, Emmanuel Macron has announced in a live TV address from the Elysee Palace in Paris.

    Mail Online
  • The Academy has expelled Harvey Weinstein. That's a start.

    Now that Harvey Weinstein has been kicked out of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the obvious question presents itself: What now? While Weinstein is an unusually high-profile figure whose identity was closely tied with the Oscars, he certainly wasn't the only person accused of predatory behavior within the Academy's ranks. Bill Cosby remains a member of the Academy, for example, as does Roman Polanski. Does it follow, then, that they'll be kicked out too? Or will the "ethical...

    Mashable
  • BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Impossible Presidency’ by Jeremi Suri

    THE IMPOSSIBLE PRESIDENCY: THE RISE AND FALL OF AMERICA'S HIGHEST OFFICE By Jeremi Suri Basic Books, $32, 344 pages Jeremi Suri, a professor of history at the University of Texas, is author/editor of eight previous books, numerous newspaper and magazine pieces, and a popular guest on television talk shows. His ...

    The Washington Times
  • Any questions? Trump wants to talk. Again.

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Reporters were seated in the White House briefing room awaiting an appearance by press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday when a call went out over a loudspeaker to head to the Rose Garden. There was no time to lose: President Donald Trump wanted to talk. Again....

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  • Florida candidate: Aliens took me aboard their ship at age 7

    MIAMI (AP) -- A Florida candidate for Congress said Monday she stands by her claims she was abducted to an alien spaceship at age 7 but that the incident shouldn't detract from what she's done here on Earth since then....

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  • Jordan Peele, Channing Dungey & More Named As Honorees At AAFCA’s Special Achievement Ceremony

    The African American Film Critics Association have set Get Out's Jordan Peele, ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey, LA Film Festival president Claudia Puig, and Alcon Entertainment's Co-CEO's Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove as honorees at the organization’s annual Special Achievement Luncheon, which is part its 9th Annual Awards Program. As part of its program, AAFCA, which reps the world's largest group of black film critics, has deemed 2017 as the Year of…

    Deadline
  • Cavs, Warriors gear up to begin championship quests again

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Minutes after LeBron James lost the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors four months ago, he vowed to return to the gym right away with plans to get back to the big stage. To win another ring....

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  • Questions and answers about Colin Kaepernick's grievance

    Let's assume that Colin Kaepernick is better than several quarterbacks - backups, and even starters - who have managed to find jobs on NFL rosters this season....

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  • Poll: Trump approval on hurricane response down 20 points since Maria

    The HillPoll: Trump approval on hurricane response down 20 points since MariaThe HillPresident Trump's approval rating on his response to hurricanes has dropped 20 points since a devastating storm slammed into Puerto Rico, a CNN poll released Monday finds. In September, 64 percent approved of Trump's hurricane response after Harvey ...There's a hospital ship waiting for sick Puerto Ricans -- but no one knows how to get on itCNNHow One Small Town In Puerto Rico Found Food And Community After...

    TheHill
  • Elton John ending Las Vegas residency in 2018

    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Elton John will be pushing back from his piano at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for the last time next year....

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  • County duo Big & Rich to perform at Las Vegas benefit

    LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Event organizers say the American country duo Big & Rich is returning to the Las Vegas stage this week for a concert to benefit people affected by the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history....

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  • Matthews: Trump never takes responsibility

    Today in the Rose Garden, the president blamed all the failures on the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, none of it on himself. He accused the major press of putting out

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