Kathy Bates Erroneously Submitted for Lead Actress in SAG Awards Race (EXCLUSIVE)

If dark horse awards contender Kathy Bates is absent in the best supporting actress category come tomorrow’s Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, don’t be too quick to put in on her performance in “Richard Jewell.” A clerical …

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Serena Williams’ smashed US Open racket auctions for nearly $21G — after ball boy sold it for $500

A tennis racquet Serena Williams famously smashed during an argument with the chair umpire before her loss last year in the U.S. Open to Naomi Osaka sold at auction Tuesday for $20, 910, according to Goldin Auctions.

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Gerrit Cole and New York Yankees agree to $324 million contract: report

Gerrit Cole, the star pitcher who helped the Houston Astros beat the Yankees in a six-game AL Championship Series, has agreed to a  $324 million, nine-year contract with the Bronx Bombers, the Associated Press reported.

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Pete Buttigieg earns 3 ‘Pinocchios’ over claim he slashed black poverty rate ‘by more than half’ in South Bend, Ind.

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was awarded “Three Pinocchios” – the highest bluff rating on The Washington Post’s Fact Checker scale – after claiming last week that he had “cut the black poverty rate by more than half” in South Bend, …

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San Francisco’s ‘poor street conditions’ a factor in city’s loss of $64M Oracle tech conference: reports

Oracle, a major Silicon Valley tech company, will move its annual OpenWorld conference to Las Vegas next year – over concerns about San Francisco’s hotel rates and the city’s “poor street conditions,” according to reports.

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Kasi Lemmons, Jane Rosenthal, Ann Dowd Talk Golden Globes Female Director Snub

The absence of women among director nominees for the Golden Globes is another example of how much work remains to be done to achieve gender parity in the entertainment industry, honorees said Tuesday night at the 40th annual Muse Awards presented by Ne…

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Runner who slapped TV reporter’s behind speaks out

The jogger who brazenly slapped a Georgia reporter’s behind on live TV spoke out for the first time in an interview Tuesday, claiming he didn’t realize where he’d touched the journalist.

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2019 Was A Year Of Global Unrest… And 2020 Is Likely To Be Worse

2019 Was A Year Of Global Unrest… And 2020 Is Likely To Be Worse

Authored by Tony Walker via The Conversation,

2019 may well go down as the most disrupted year in global politics since the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989 and the subsequ…

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McConnell: I’d ‘Be Totally Surprised’ if Trump Is Removed

During a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that he “would be totally surprised” if 67 members of the Senate voted to remove President Trump. McConnell stated, “I said I would be totally su…

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McConnell: Impeachment Trial Will Happen After Christmas, Then USMCA

During a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that USMCA will, “in all likelihood,” come up after an impeachment trial in the Senate and that the Senate impeachment trial will start after Congres…

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Trump Shuts Down WTO Appeals Court, Sending EU, China Scrambling For ‘Plan B’

Trump Shuts Down WTO Appeals Court, Sending EU, China Scrambling For ‘Plan B’

Axios certainly has the best intro to today’s bombshell development: “Internationalists have always dreamed of a court with jurisdiction over all the countries o…

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Pelosi Undermines Her Own Impeachment Agenda: “It’s Been Going on Two and a Half Years”

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Trump Accused of Antisemitism for Executive Order Protecting Jews

Critics of President Donald Trump accused him of antisemitism Tuesday evening because of a poorly-worded tweet by the New York Times about an executive order to fight discrimination against Jews.

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How ‘Queen & Slim’ Production Designer Karen Murphy Mapped Out the Duo’s Route

“Queen & Slim” is a social commentary packaged as a film, beginning with a bang. It kicks off when Queen (Jodi Turner-Smith) and Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) shoot a police officer in self-defense and find themselves on the run. Slim somewhat innocently t…

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Escobar: What Really Happened In Iran?

Escobar: What Really Happened In Iran?

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Saker blog,

On November 15, a wave of protests engulfed over 100 Iranian cities as the government resorted to an extremely unpopular measure: a fuel tax hike of as mu…

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Beacon Extra 12/10/19

Welcome to the Washington Free Beacon’s morning newsletter, your comprehensive briefing on the Enemies of Freedom. To get this newsletter sent straight to your inbox every morning, sign up here.

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Film News Roundup: Kevin Costner-Diane Lane Thriller ‘Let Him Go’ Set for August

In today’s film news roundup, “Let Him Go” will open against “Bill and Ted Face the Music”; “Paradise Found” is in the works; “The Irishman” leads the way for AACTA International Awards nominations;…

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Lindsey Graham to Carter Page: “Sue the Hell Out of the FBI”

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Lavrov Mocks Media Frenzy Over “Secrets” Exchanged During “Normal” Diplomatic Meeting With Trump

Lavrov Mocks Media Frenzy Over “Secrets” Exchanged During “Normal” Diplomatic Meeting With Trump

Little has been revealed in terms of precise statements or any potential diplomatic breakthroughs following Russian Foreign Minister Sergei La…

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Rep. Doug Collins: Adam Schiff ‘can’t spell truth, much less tell it’

House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins, R-Ga., blasted House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., as a chronic liar who is hurting his own party with his mission to impeach President Trump.

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