Trump’s Washington faces one last week of uproar in 2018 – CNN
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Trump’s Washington faces one last week of uproar in 2018 – CNN

(CNN)A frenzied year in Washington is going out with a roar as the political forces that combined to make the first half of President Donald Trump’s mandate so turbulent come to a head in a hugely consequential run-up to the holidays.Looming over everything is the new reality, fueled by weeks of court filings by special…

Giuliani on whether Trump will sit down with Mueller: “Good luck — over my dead body’ – Fox News
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Giuliani on whether Trump will sit down with Mueller: “Good luck — over my dead body’ – Fox News

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani told “Fox News Sunday” that President Trump will sit down one-on-one with Special Counsel Robert Mueller “over my dead body” amid bombshell new revelations in the false statements case against ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, whom Giuliani said was “railroaded” and “framed.”In a spirited back-and-forth with host Chris Wallace, Giuliani also reiterated his…

Los Angeles Lakers get triple-doubles from LeBron James, Lonzo Ball – ESPN
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Los Angeles Lakers get triple-doubles from LeBron James, Lonzo Ball – ESPN

12:24 AM ETDave McMenaminESPN Staff Writer CloseLakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09.CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A season ago, LeBron James congratulated Lonzo Ball on becoming the youngest player in league history to record a…

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is a beautiful, bold, overstuffed melodrama – Salon
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“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is a beautiful, bold, overstuffed melodrama – Salon

Peter Parker and Miles Morales in “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” (Sony Pictures Animation) The new Spider-Man movie is a love letter to its own franchise. That’s not entirely a good thing Matthew Rozsa December 15, 2018 4:00pm (UTC) “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” has the strengths of “The Lego Batman Movie” and the weaknesses of “Avengers:…

Texas Judge Strikes Down Obama’s Affordable Care Act as Unconstitutional – The New York Times
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Texas Judge Strikes Down Obama’s Affordable Care Act as Unconstitutional – The New York Times

ImageA protest over changes to the Affordable Care Act in June 2017 in Chicago. On Friday, a judge in Texas struck down the entire law.CreditCreditScott Olson/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — A federal judge in Texas struck down the entire Affordable Care Act on Friday on the grounds that its mandate requiring people to buy health insurance is…

Facebook bug exposed up to 6.8M users’ unposted photos to apps – TechCrunch
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Facebook bug exposed up to 6.8M users’ unposted photos to apps – TechCrunch

Reset the “days since the last Facebook privacy scandal” counter, as Facebook has just revealed a Photo API bug gave app developers too much access to the photos of up to 5.6 million users. The bug allowed apps users had approved to pull their timeline photos to also receive their Facebook Stories, Marketplace photos, and…

Broadway Review: ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ – Variety
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Broadway Review: ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ – Variety

December 13, 2018 6:00PM PT Jeff Daniels takes on the towering figure of Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin’s effective adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel. Against all odds, writer Aaron Sorkin and director Bartlett Sher have succeeded in crafting a stage-worthy adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic American novel “To Kill a Mockingbird.” The ever-likable Daniels, whose…

Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame – AOL
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Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks join Rock Hall of Fame – AOL

NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning induction on Thursday along with Stevie Nicks and the top fan vote-getter, Def Leppard.Radiohead, the Cure, Roxy Music and the Zombies will also be ushered in next spring at the…

US Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia over Yemen war, Khashoggi murder – Al Jazeera English
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US Senate rebukes Saudi Arabia over Yemen war, Khashoggi murder – Al Jazeera English

Washington, DC – As the US Senate moved to vote on Thursday on a resolution condemning Saudi Arabia for its conduct of the war in Yemen and the assassination of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a bipartisan group of senators vowed to impose concrete sanctions on the kingdom in legislation next year. Senator Lindsey Graham, a…

Publisher of the National Enquirer admits to hush-money payments made on Trump’s behalf – The Washington Post
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Publisher of the National Enquirer admits to hush-money payments made on Trump’s behalf – The Washington Post

The announcement on Dec. 12, 2018, made it clear that David Pecker, chairman and CEO of American Media, has turned on President Trump. Above, Pecker is seen in 2014. (Reuters) Sarah Ellison Reporter covering media and its intersection with politics and technology December 12 at 7:47 PM The National Enquirer’s parent company acknowledged paying hush…