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Kevin Bacon Says a TREMORS Reboot Pilot is Coming to SYFY

Kevin Bacon Says a TREMORS Reboot Pilot is Coming to SYFY The story will follow Valentine as he must return to the small town of Perfection to defend it against the killer Graboid worms, but will have to "overcome age, alcohol and a delusional hero complex". But while at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, #KevinBacon told ScreenDaily , " We are going to do a pilot for Syfy ". At the moment, there's no news on whether the original cast will joi... [Full Article...]

North Korea compares Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler

North Korea compares Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler The report comes as President Moon Jae-in and Trump are set to hold their first summit in Washington later this week, during which North Korea's nuclear issue is likely to top the agenda. North Korea withheld its criticisms of the Trump administration during the first few months, but Pyongyang has been steadily letting its dogs off the leash, allowing the media to open fire, Robert Carlin... [Full Article...]

Kasich: Neither party 'cares about helping poor people'

Kasich: Neither party 'cares about helping poor people' Kasich said while he feels the bill is "inadequate" in addressing the needs of millions of Americans who stand to lose coverage under the Better Care Reconciliation Act , he called on Democrats to work constructively with Republicans to come with a sustainable solution. [Full Article...]

Who can get around the travel ban?

Who can get around the travel ban? Instead, the justices said it was OK to ban citizens from six countries the White House deems risky - if they "lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States ". They include a foreign national who wishes to live with, or visit, a family member, a student who has been admitted by a university or a worker with an offer of employment from a USA business. [Full Article...]

US urges Qatar and Saudi-led group to 'lower rhetoric'

As a measure to lower the terrorist threat, Qatar is expected to stop naturalization of citizens from Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Bahrein and Egypt , as well as to give out all the criminals, those countries are searching for. On June 5, Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the UAE and Bahrain cut off diplomatic ties and imposed a blockade on Qatar , accusing it of supporting terrorism and undermining re... [Full Article...]

Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered In an example of "what goes around comes around", the Supreme Court , in a per curiam - that is to say, unanimous - decision , gave the appellate courts their comeuppance, allowing President Trump's travel bans to be in effect as "against foreign nationals overseas who have no connection to the United States at all". [Full Article...]

Wind-driven wildfire burning near Riverside County communities now beyond 5000 acres

Wind-driven wildfire burning near Riverside County communities now beyond 5000 acres Although crews made significant progress, Cal Fire Capt. Chris Kemp said they will have to battle the heat, wind and low humidity while trying to increase containment lines. The fire, which authorities referred to as a Manzanita Fire, shut down Highway 79 for most of the evening and prompted evacuation warnings for residents on multiple roads. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court sidesteps cross-border shooting dispute

US Supreme Court sidesteps cross-border shooting dispute The Texas case may still have a long way to go in the courts, but the ultimate outcome could affect a similar case in Nogales, where a Border Patrol agent in the USA fired across the border in 2012 and killed a Mexican youth. Lawyers for Hernandez's family argued that the situation of the often vague United States border was different, and that Mesa had no way to know if Hernandez was Mexican or... [Full Article...]

Wed. 4:10 pm: Indians manager Terry Francona hospitalized, will miss game

As we wrote this morning , Indians manager Terry Francona left last night's game against the Rangers after falling ill. Down 9-2, the Indians scored once in the bottom of the fourth, then added nine runs over the next two innings to take a 12-9 lead. [Full Article...]

Senate Votes To Override Cooper's Veto of Budget

Senate Votes To Override Cooper's Veto of Budget Roy Cooper said Tuesday that if the state's US senators, Republicans Thom Tillis and Richard Burr, want to help North Carolina deal with the opioid crisis, they would help stop the health care legislation now before Congress. The Republican-dominated Legislature overrode Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto in 2011. Cooper's budget also contained measures to eliminate the pre-K waitlist. [Full Article...]

Christie encouraged court reviewing betting case

The US Supreme Court granted the state's petition in its ongoing effort to legalize sports wagering within its borders on Tuesday morning. Christie and his allies say the law would reinvigorate the state's flagging gambling industry and generate as much as $1 billion in bets in the first year alone. [Full Article...]

EPA moves to repeal Obama water rule

EPA moves to repeal Obama water rule The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has formally proposed the repeal of the Obama administration's controversial regulation which extended the federal government's control over small waterways. "I applaud the EPA for taking additional steps to repeal the WOTUS rule, which has burdened rural Nevadans and stifled job creation in Nevada". "With a rewrite of the WOTUS rule, I look forward to... [Full Article...]

Emergency brakes went on before NYC derailment

Emergency brakes went on before NYC derailment Passengers on one train tell WABC that it felt like it jumped off the tracks at around 125th Street. This story was updated at 2pm to include updated injury reports, additional trains halted, and images . The fire and police departments conducted a joint operation - involving 300 responders - in order to round up the passengers and bring them above ground, Nigro said. [Full Article...]

Vandals Destroy 2nd Emmett Till Historical Marker in 9 Months

Vandals Destroy 2nd Emmett Till Historical Marker in 9 Months The sign, erected in 2011, was part of the Mississippi Freedom Trail , a state-funded project that marked significant civil rights sites across Mississippi . His disfigured body was later recovered from the Tallahatchie River. The two men were ultimately acquitted of Till's kidnapping and murder by an all-white jury, though they later publicly confessed to the killing "in a paid interview wi... [Full Article...]

Colbert: Russian agents 'followed me everywhere' on Russian trip

Colbert: Russian agents 'followed me everywhere' on Russian trip The Late Show With Stephen Colbert airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. on CBS . A multi-talented and respected host, writer, producer, satirist and comedian, Colbert is well-known for his previous late night show , "The Colbert Report ", which concluded on Friday, Dec. [Full Article...]

Officials remind residents of dangers of fireworks as July 4 approaches

Officials remind residents of dangers of fireworks as July 4 approaches Fireworks have always been a part of Independence Day holiday festivities. There will also be the annual fireworks show over Gun Lake on Saturday, July 1 . In Michigan, consumer fireworks became legal January 1, 2012, and must meet CPSC standards. "Most people don't realize that sparklers are very risky", said Reuter. [Full Article...]

Fischer To California AG: Exempt Louisville From Travel Ban

Fischer To California AG: Exempt Louisville From Travel Ban Following Attorney General Becerra's addition to the blacklisted states, California legislator Evan Low, author of the original bill, stated: "AB 1887 was enacted to ensure our taxpayer dollars do not fund bigotry or hatred". Opponents, including the ACLU of Kentucky and Fairness Campaign, have criticized the new law for language that bars school officials from interfering with how religious and p... [Full Article...]

Warriors' Draymond Green Wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Warriors' Draymond Green Wins NBA Defensive Player of the Year He also averaged 1.3 steals per contest. Wizards point guard John Wall did not make the All-Defensive first or second team chosen by the media. He also averaged a career-highs of 25.5 points and 3.5 assists to go along with 5.8 rebounds in 33.4 minutes. [Full Article...]

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish Query whether you, Justice Kennedy , would count as one of those activist judges, having joined the controlling opinion that kept Roe from being overturned in 1992? The cases include the rights of immigrants to court hearings while they face long periods of detention and the validity of a provision of immigration law that makes deportations easier. [Full Article...]

Arizona prosecutor wants jail time for Vikings WR Floyd

Arizona prosecutor wants jail time for Vikings WR Floyd Earlier this month, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd reportedly tested positive for alcohol during a screening. Vikings officials say they encouraged Floyd to drink fermented tea called kombucha, which he says was the reason he was flagged for drinking alcohol and violating terms of his house arrest. [Full Article...]


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