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Man cleared in pot case over alleged cop lying now charged in hit-and-run
A man who was cleared of marijuana charges after police were accused of lying about his arrest has now been charged in a hit-and-run crash in Morton Grove that killed a Chicago woman. Authorities said Joseph Sperling, 26, of Glenview, was driving a black Lexus at a high rate of speed on Aug. 26...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Cook County Illinois Year of birth missing American Jews Steven Goldman Officer Police Officer Homicide
Include Gary Johnson and Jill Stein in presidential debates
Jill Stein and Gary Johnson are likely to be excluded unless a strong public voice is raised to the Commission on Presidential Debates and mainstream media to have them included.
27 points by The Denver Post | Election Elections Voting system Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Mass media American Jews Voting
Stein says arranging court date on protest-related charges
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein says she's working with North Dakota authorities to arrange a court date on charges related to her participation in a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | North Dakota Coroner American Jews American film actors American television actors Mandan North Dakota United States New Salem North Dakota
Starbucks CEO dipping toe into media content
Starbucks to launch new inspirational series for coffee chain's platforms.         
35 points by Arizona Republic | Howard Schultz Starbucks Coffee Espresso National Conversation American Jews
Toronto: Supe Troop Spins Off From Cutting Edge Group
Laura Katz, who has led Cutting Edge Music Services in Los Angeles for two years, is starting Supe Troop as a specialist in music supervision services for film and TV, Variety has learned exclusively. Music supervisor Chris Piccaro and music coordinator Lauren Weiss have also joined Supe Troop. The new company will work with Cutting... Read more »
-1 points by Variety | American film actors Film Toronto International Film Festival American Jews Los Angeles American television actors English-language films Film crew
David Geffen Lists Manhattan Co-op
SELLER: David Geffen LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $27,500,000 SIZE: (approx.) 5,000 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: Now that he’s done with the years long, no doubt frighteningly costly, and excessively-irksome-to-neighbors do over of his titanic, 12,000-square-foot duplex penthouse atop the Parc V building on New York City’s Fifth Avenue... Read more »
21 points by Variety | New York City Apartment Bedroom American Jews Richard Avedon Manhattan Plaza Hotel East Hampton
Nothing in the woeful drama 'Max Rose' will make the Jerry Lewis career-highlight reel
Given that 90-year-old show biz legend Jerry Lewis hasn’t been seen in a starring role since 1995’s “Funny Bones,” his lead turn in the drama “Max Rose” should be something of a big-screen event. Unfortunately, the movie, written and directed by Daniel Noah, is such a maudlin, ham-fisted dud, it...
2 points by Los Angeles Times | American film actors American comedians Film Jerry Lewis American Jews Los Angeles American television actors Dean Martin
Green Party's Jill Stein charged with trespassing, mischief
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota county has issued a warrant for the arrest of Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, who is accused of spray-painting construction equipment during a protest against the Dakota Access pipeline.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | North Dakota Coroner United States Bulldozer Mandan North Dakota New Salem North Dakota American Jews Minnesota
'Evil allowed to run wild': Ex-Penn State president guilty in Sandusky case
The verdict comes more than five years after Sandusky was first charged with sexually abusing children.       
1232 points by USA Today | Penn State Nittany Lions football Pennsylvania State University Joe Paterno Graham Spanier Pennsylvania State College Pennsylvania Big Ten Conference American Jews
Netflix re-ups with Sandler, plan 4 more films together
NEW YORK (AP) - Netflix is doubling down on Adam Sandler. The streaming giant has extended its deal with the comedian for four more feature films. As part of a previous four-movie deal, Sandler has already produced and starred in two films for Netflix. While neither "Ridiculous 6" nor "The ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | American film actors American television actors Film Feature film American Jews Brad Pitt MTV Movie Award winners Inglourious Basterds
Trayvon Martin documentary series, movie in the works
Jay Z and the Weinstein Company have teamed up for a documentary series about Trayvon Martin.
-1 points by Daily News | Film Homicide The Weinstein Company Murder Solitary confinement High school The Bronx American Jews
The Latest: Jury fails to reach verdict in Penn State case
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the criminal trial of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier (all times local):
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Pennsylvania Dauphin County Pennsylvania Harrisburg Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State University Graham Spanier National Register of Historic Places listings in Dauphin County Pennsylvania American Jews Maryland
Israel police arrest suspect in threats on U.S. Jewish targets
JERUSALEM — Israeli police say they have arrested a 19-year-old Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers in the U.S.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Federal Bureau of Investigation Jerusalem Israel Judaism Hebrew language Halakha Jews American Jews
The familiar takes a few twists in 'The Good Fight'
"The Good Wife," which ended last May after seven seasons, has spawned a sequel, "The Good Fight," carrying over Christine Baranski and Cush Jumbo and adding Rose Leslie from “Game of Thrones” to form its central triad. Run as before by “Good Wife” creators Robert King and Michelle King, the pilot will...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | American film actors American television actors The Good Wife Julianna Margulies American Jews Delroy Lindo Actors from New York Form of the Good
Anti-Semitic incidents on the rise in US
Reports of anti-Semitic incidents across the US are being investigated by police and the FBI. The NYPD says the number of hate crimes against Jewish people has increased in the city this year. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports.
28 points by CNN | Twitter Ivanka Trump Federal Bureau of Investigation CNN Extreme weather American Jews Jews Middle East
Actor Shia LaBeouf brings anti-Trump piece to New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Actor Shia LaBeouf has brought a performance-art piece against President Donald Trump to New Mexico's largest city. The Albuquerque Journal reports ( that LaBeouf, along with two other artists, brought on Saturday a 24-hour live-streaming camera mounted to a wall with the message in block letters: ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Assault Shia LaBeouf New York City Albuquerque New Mexico New Mexico Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Donald Trump American Jews
In 'Crashing,' amiable comedian Pete Holmes returns to his early struggles to break into show biz
In “Crashing,” a sweet new series created by and starring Pete Holmes, the comedian plays an earlier version of himself, a bottom-rung aspiring comic whose marriage breaks up when he catches his wife in bed with another man. Executive producer Judd Apatow directed the pilot, which premieres Sunday...
44 points by Los Angeles Times | American stand-up comedians Judd Apatow Funny People New York City American Jews Land of Oz HBO Seth Rogen
Some involved in Omar Abdel-Rahman's case had own notoriety
Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, a blind Egyptian cleric who died in prison Saturday, was convicted in 1995 along with nine followers of a conspiracy to blow up the United Nations, FBI offices, highway tunnels and other New York-area landmarks in a…
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | George W. Bush Hosni Mubarak New York City American Jews Egypt Meir Kahane El Sayyid Nosair Omar Abdel-Rahman
Tensions over Trump deepen fractures among American Jews
NEW YORK (AP) — The early weeks of the Trump administration have widened divides between liberal and conservative Jews, setting off quarrels over anti-Semitism, Israel and the Holocaust.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Israel Judaism Halakha Zionism Antisemitism American Jews Jews Ashkenazi Jews
CNN: Donald Trump attacks haven't hurt the news network
NEW YORK — The president of CNN said Thursday that neither the network's journalism or business have been hurt as a result of President Donald Trump's attacks.Jeff Zucker, president of CNN Worldwide, spoke Thursday at the same time Trump was holding a news conference in Washington in which he continued his barrage against media coverage of the administration.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Fox News Channel President of the United States Sky News Bret Baier President Fox Broadcasting Company CNN American Jews
Donald Sterling: 'Amazing' that Knicks owner being compared to me
While James Dolan’s ongoing feud with ex-Knick Charles Oakley continues to unspool in public, he has an unlikely ally in his corner.
70 points by Daily News | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden Donald Sterling Chief executive officer Los Angeles Clippers Elgin Baylor Elton Brand American Jews
Trump looking at New York billionaire to lead review of U.S. spy agencies
Stephen A. Feinberg has been a major donor to Republican candidates and has served on Trump’s economic advisory council.
5353 points by The Washington Post | Cerberus Capital Management Steve Feinberg Drexel Burnham Lambert Central Intelligence Agency J. Ezra Merkin Federal Bureau of Investigation American Jews United States
Tapper calls out Trump on media theories
CNN's Jake Tapper discusses how President Donald Trump handled the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, and how Trump's comments claiming the media was creating "conspiracy theories" were false.
12546 points by CNN | Donald Trump Ivanka Trump Ivana Trump Twitter Trump Organization Conspiracy theory People from New York City American Jews
Sparks fly over Maher's booking of provocateur Yiannopoulos
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Maher's decision to book conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos on his HBO show drew quick condemnation from another guest.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Associated Press Real Time with Bill Maher American television actors American film actors American Jews Colorado Bowl Championship Series Bill Maher
Donald Trump was asked a question about anti-Semitism. His answer was about the electoral college.
"I think a lot of good things are happening and you're going to see a lot of love. You're going to see a lot of love. Okay?"
23935 points by The Washington Post | Ivanka Trump Jews Antisemitism Judaism American Jews Question Jared Kushner Sentence
Paul Rudd wants his shot at starring in ‘Hamilton’
The actor joked that he owed Brandon Victor Dixon for hosting his annual charity bowling event.
70 points by New York Post | American film actors Alexander Hamilton American people of English descent American television actors American Jews Caroline Rhea English-language films Given names
Millennium Films in Sale Talks With China’s Recon (Report)
Avi Lerner’s Millennium Films /Nu Image may be in sale talks with Chinese financier Recon group, according to reports. Bloomberg News Tuesday reported two unnamed sources close to Recon suggesting that Recon might attempt to buy Los Angeles-based producer and sales agent Millennium. Bloomberg’s sources said that Recon might use its Shenzhen-listed subsidiary Recon Wenyuan... Read more »
14 points by Variety | Virgin Media Avi Lerner Bloomberg Television Report Sales Bloomberg L.P. According to Jim American Jews
Sen. Al Franken admits concerns about Trump's mental health
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) suggested Sunday that he thought President Trump was suffering from poor mental health.
4171 points by Daily News | Psychiatry United States American Jews United States Senate Al Franken Barack Obama Psychology President of the United States
Bernie Sanders calls Trump a 'pathological liar'; Al Franken says 'a few' Republicans think Trump is mentally ill
The strong words come as several Democrats criticized members of the administration.
34722 points by The Washington Post | American Jews Democracy President of the United States United States Senate Democratic Party Al Franken Minnesota Republican Party
Raf Simons' debut collection for Calvin Klein offers up an outsider's view of America
Raf Simons’ much-anticipated debut collection for Calvin Klein hit the runway here Friday, and like many (OK, make that nearly all) of the collections we’ve seen this season, it had a lot to say about the current state of America. But a couple of things set the fall / winter 2017 men’s and women’s...
10 points by Los Angeles Times | Brooke Shields Fashion Flag of the United States American film actors American Jews United States American television actors Raf Simons
Stars take over New York Fashion Week

2 points by New York Post | New York Post American television actors Google Tommy Hilfiger American film actors App Store American Jews American businesspeople
Appeal halts land swap near Aspen between Victoria’s Secret billionaire, BLM
The BLM planned to close the deal Thursday with Leslie Wexner, the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath and Body Works, and his wife Abigail. But the agency's appeals board temporarily blocked it from going through so it can review objections that the BLM underestimated the worth of the land.
20 points by The Denver Post | Bureau of Land Management Carbondale Colorado Mountain Roaring Fork Valley Mount Sopris United States American Jews 1937 births
Ted Cruz awkwardly congratulates woman suffering from MS
Ted Cruz showed he does’t have the most natural bedside manner, offering one ill woman his congratulations at Tuesday’s CNN town hall. Cruz appeared with Bernie Sanders at the debate to face off on the future of Obamacare. The town hall featured questions about healthcare coverage from audience members, including one woman suffering from Multiple...
2627 points by New York Post | Medicine American Jews Single person Multiple sclerosis Illness Health Vermont Future
Full interview
Counselor to President Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway speaks to CNN's Jake Tapper about Trump's latest attacks on the media.
18786 points by CNN | Shia LaBeouf Donald Trump American Jews Ivana Trump Fred Trump
Irwin Corey, Comedian and ‘World’s Foremost Authority,’ Dies at 102
Comedian Irwin Corey, known for playing an absent-minded professor in an act that called him the “World’s Foremost Authority,” has died at age 102. He died “peacefully, at home” on Monday according to his son, Richard. Known for his wordy mockery of intellectuals, messy hair, high tops, string necktie and unique opening line (“However…”), Corey had the... Read more »
586 points by Variety | Damon Runyon Great Depression Comedy American comedians Golden Gloves Civilian Conservation Corps American film actors American Jews
Jake Gyllenhaal’s singing will blow you away in ‘Sunday in the Park with George’ rehearsal video
Jake Gyllenhaal has shown his acting chops on Broadway before, but now the actor is showcasing an impressive singing voice as he readies for the new revival of Sunday in the Park With George.On Tuesday, the actor posted a video on Facebook of himself performing the emotional number “Finishing the Hat” in rehearsals for the musical, which begins previews this weekend.
1 points by Boston Herald | New York City Broadway theatre Musical theatre Manhattan Jake Gyllenhaal American Jews Columbia University Stephen Sondheim
Irwin Corey, double-talking comedian who specialized in pseudo-intellectual musings, dies at 102
“Professor” Irwin Corey, the wild-haired comic who billed himself as “The World's Foremost Authority” and proceeded to amuse and confuse his audiences with his patented stream of pseudo-intellectual musings, doublespeak and nonsequiturs, has died. He was 102. Corey died Monday at his home in New...
3563 points by Los Angeles Times | Steve Allen Irwin Corey Thomas Pynchon American film actors New York City American comedians Gravity's Rainbow American Jews
Irwin Corey, the king of comedic confusion, dies at 102
NEW YORK (AP) — Irwin Corey, the wild-haired comedian and actor known for his nonsensical style and who billed himself as "The World's Foremost Authority," has died. He was 102.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Ethel Barrymore Theatre New York City Ethel Barrymore American film actors Barrymore family Broadway theatre John Barrymore American Jews
NYT: ISIS mentoring terrorists online
A piece in The New York Times explores how previous terrorist attacks considered lone wolf attacks were actually facilitated through cyberspace. CNN's Jake Tapper reports.
182 points by CNN | Terrorism The New York Times Federal Bureau of Investigation Media Matters for America Reign of Terror United Nations American Jews CNN
This chef is way too busy to work in the White House kitchen
Despite rumors that President Trump’s former chef, Michelin-starred Joe Isidori, was in the running to be White House chef, sources tell Side Dish that he is too busy running his own empire with award-winning burgers and $15 shakes. Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beers, from Isidori and partner Chris Barish, is set to open a...
524 points by New York Post | New York City Manhattan Neighborhoods in Manhattan Washington D.C. United Kingdom New York American Jews Chelsea Manhattan
'It doesn’t feel as welcoming': Becoming a U.S. citizen in the time of Trump
Omar Ibraham, dressed in a dark jacket and pants, heard his name called by the woman who would change his life forever. He stood up and took a step forward. Ibraham could see the piece of paper she was holding — the one she had warned him just an hour earlier to never laminate. She said that would...
951 points by Los Angeles Times | Immigration to the United States United States Birthright citizenship in the United States of America United States Senate United States nationality law American Jews United States Constitution Honorary citizen of the United States
Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds Are Under Attack in Super Bowl Spot for ‘Life’ (Watch)
An ominous Super Bowl spot for Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds’ sci-fi thriller “Life” dropped online Saturday, one day before the big game. “Life” tells the story of an international space crew discovers life on Mars. And from the teaser, the the crew severely underestimates the power of their finding. The film — directed by... Read more »
336 points by Variety | American film actors Jake Gyllenhaal American television actors American Jews Super Bowl XLIII Super Bowl Super Bowl XIX BAFTA winners
John Lithgow Joins ‘Pitch Perfect 3’ Cast (EXCLUSIVE)
John Lithgow, hot off his SAG Awards win for his performance as Winston Churchill in Netflix’s “The Crown,” will be rounding out the cast of Universal’s “Pitch Perfect 3.” Trish Sie is taking over the director’s chair from Elizabeth Banks, who helmed “Pitch Perfect 2.” Banks will reprise her role as Gail and remain on board as... Read more »
8991 points by Variety | American film actors American television actors Year of birth missing Winston Churchill Film American Jews American child actors Slither
4-year-old Somali girl reunited with mom in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A 4-year-old Somali girl has been reunited with her mother in Minnesota after a delay due to President Donald Trump's travel ban. Mushkaad Abdi is now in Minneapolis with her mother, Samira Dahir, and two older sisters. Dahir came to the U.S. in 2013 with the two ...
4 points by The Washington Times | Amy Klobuchar Minnesota Al Franken Norm Coleman Jesse Ventura American Jews Donald Trump President of the United States
Trump's Bluntness Unsettles World Leaders
President Donald Trump’s blunt, win-the-deal approach to diplomacy has U.S. adversaries and some allies struggling to assess its impact for their countries and puzzling over how to react if they land in the new American leader’s crosshairs next.
1503 points by The Wall Street Journal | United States Foreign minister Republic of China Franklin D. Roosevelt Donald Trump American chief executives Foreign policy American Jews
Politicians & celebrities respond to Berkeley riot as Trump threatens to pull school’s federal funds
A violent riot that took place at the University of California, Berkeley has ended, but reactions on social media continue to roll in ‒ including from President Donald Trump, who suggested withdrawing federal funds from the public institution. Read Full Article at
732 points by Russia Today | First Amendment to the United States Constitution Debra Messing Protest Gavin Newsom Twitter American Jews Riot Funding
‘1984’ to Open on Broadway This Summer
The hit London stage adaptation of “1984,” the George Orwell novel that has suddenly become a bestseller in the age of Trump, will come to Broadway this summer in a production backed by “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” producer Sonia Friedman and Scott Rudin. The show is co-adapted and directed by Robert Icke, one... Read more »
1949 points by Variety | American film actors American television actors New York City George Orwell Jake Gyllenhaal Nineteen Eighty-Four American Jews Harry Potter
Cosmopolis Entertainment Launches With Dane Cook’s ‘American Exit,’ Aims to Produce Slate of Indie Films
Cosmopolis Entertainment LLC is launching with Dane Cook’s drama “American Exit” with a goal of producing and fully financing modestly budgeted independent motion pictures. Founder and President Ingo Vollkammer made the announcement Tuesday. He co-directed and co-wrote “American Exit” with Tim McCann. Cook co-stars with Levi Miller (“Pan”). The production, which concluded principal photography on... Read more »
11 points by Variety | Finance American film actors Film Udo Kier Comedy Central Records American Jews Gravitation Gillian Anderson
Cellphone included directions for reaching family in suspected suicide death of actress Lisa Masters
Today in Entertainment: Kanye West 'would've voted on Trump,' while the Latin Grammys avoid politics Nov. 18, 2016, 3 p.m. Here's what's new and interesting in the world of entertainment and the arts today: Mark Wahlberg's 'Patriot's Day' closes out AFI FestTrump outcry was missing from Latin GrammysKanye...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Associated Press U.S. state New York City Michael Jackson Rockefeller Center American Jews Humid subtropical climate
Donald Sterling settles lawsuit with NBA over sale of Clippers
Donald Sterling’s long-running legal fight with the NBA over the $2-billion sale of the Clippers ended Friday when the team’s former owner settled the dispute with the league. Bobby Samini, Sterling’s attorney, confirmed the agreement in an email to The Times. “Donald is pleased with the outcome...
69 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Clippers David Stern Law Donald Sterling National Basketball Association American Jews Appeal Larry O'Brien