GOP leaders yawn at Trump’s shutdown threats

GOP leaders yawn at Trump’s shutdown threats

President Donald Trump keeps threatening a government shutdown over his border wall. And Republican leaders keep ignoring his warnings. The congressional GOP is intent on sending Trump a series of government spending bills over the next two months that would fund the vast majority of the federal government. And despite the president’s statement on Monday…
Manafort drops appeal in suit challenging Mueller’s authority

Manafort drops appeal in suit challenging Mueller’s authority

Paul Manafort’s attorneys filed the civil suit in January, claiming that Mueller was exceeding his authorized mandate and that aspects of his marching orders violated Justice Department regulations governing appointment of special counsels. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, has dropped his appeal of the dismissal of a civil…
Season Two Of ‘The Punisher’ Will Be ‘Exactly What Fans Want’, Says Producer

Season Two Of ‘The Punisher’ Will Be ‘Exactly What Fans Want’, Says Producer

Season two of The Punisher is in production, and not only are we excited about that but it seems producer Joe Quesada is too. Talking to ComicBook.com at San Diego Comic Con, he said: "It is just crazy stuff. Crazy stuff. It's going to be exactly what fans want." In fact, it seems as though…
10 Biggest Names Still Up for Grabs at the MLB Trade Deadline

10 Biggest Names Still Up for Grabs at the MLB Trade Deadline

0 of 11 Joseph Garnett Jr./Getty Images Although many of Major League Baseball's biggest names on the trading block have found new homes, teams can acquire a litany of pitchers and hitters still available. Here's a look at the 10 biggest names up for grabs as the MLB non-waiver trade deadline of 4 p.m. ET…
What If MLB Teams Could Loan Their Biggest Superstars at the Deadline?

What If MLB Teams Could Loan Their Biggest Superstars at the Deadline?

Carlos Osorio/Associated Press Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard are two of MLB's biggest potential trade-deadline prizes, and they probably aren't going anywhere. The New York Mets right-handers are 30 and 25 years old, respectively. DeGrom is under club control through 2020; Syndergaard won't hit free agency until after the 2021 season at the soonest. DeGrom…
Sarah Silverman Hits Back After Being Branded A ‘Paedophile’ Over Old Tweet

Sarah Silverman Hits Back After Being Branded A ‘Paedophile’ Over Old Tweet

Comedian Sarah Silverman has come in for strong backlash after someone has dug up one of her tweets from 2009 in which she jokes about child molestation. In the recently unearthed tweet, she wrote: "Hey, is it considered molestation if the child makes the first move? I'm gonna need a quick answer on this." And…