• Justice Department Warns 'Sanctuary Cities,' With Grant Money At Risk
Justice Department Warns 'Sanctuary Cities,' With Grant Money At Risk

It said in a news release that New York City's gang murders are "the predictable outcome of the city's "soft on crime" stance". Police Commissioner James O'Neill called the DOJ's accusation a "willful disregard for the facts", highlighting the city's swift and steady decline in violent crime over the last three decades.

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  • Capitals beat Maple Leafs 5-4, tie series at 2 games apiece
Capitals beat Maple Leafs 5-4, tie series at 2 games apiece

But there they were, wearing perma-smiles after the game - and Caps gear. "Well I think if you would have told our guys at the start of the series it's 2-2 and we're going into the best-of-three they'd all do a cartwheel, if they knew how", said Babcock.

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  • Newest 'Star Wars' Chapter Revealed in Video Game, Not Movie
Newest 'Star Wars' Chapter Revealed in Video Game, Not Movie

In the mythos of " Star Wars ", the tale has always unfolded from the perspective of the Rebellion in the quest to get out from under the Emperor's thumb. The second film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy isn't released for months, but fans are still wondering what happens when the whole saga ends with Episode IX in 2019.

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  • Meghan Markle Wedding Shoes: 9 Styles Prince Harry's Girlfriend Could Wear
Meghan Markle Wedding Shoes: 9 Styles Prince Harry's Girlfriend Could Wear

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were spotted together. The usual Easter activity for the British prince is to attend services at St. George's chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle with the Queen. It was earlier reported that Pippa wants full focus on her, and she had kept the wedding invite limited with a "no ring, no bring" policy-which means ...

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  • Starbucks introduces color-shifting
Starbucks introduces color-shifting "Unicorn Frappuccino" for a limited time

Starbucks also says in their announcement that this special drink actually changes colors as you stir it, as if it weren't Instagram-worthy enough already. It's topped with whipped cream and a healthy dusting of pink sugar and blue "sour powder". Known for its quirky blended drinks, the coffee shop takes the trend of shimmering unicorn-themed dr...

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  • Mountain lion suspected of snatching dog from bedroom as child slept
Mountain lion suspected of snatching dog from bedroom as child slept

Instead, around 3 a.m., she woke to the sound of the dog "barking aggressively", and when she turned toward the sounds she saw the "shadow of an animal enter the room, take the small dog from the bed" and walk out. He examined what appeared to be mountain lion tracks that were spotted just down the lane. "We had one open a few inches or so, I don't...

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  • Man Caught With Over 100 Stolen Phones At Coachella
Man Caught With Over 100 Stolen Phones At Coachella

Several festival-goers noticed that their phones were missing and activated their 'Find My iPhone' feature, which provides users with the Global Positioning System location of their phones. Henao, who was at the Empire Polo Club, were detained by security guards until police arrived. Police then started to keep a close eye on the tent.

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  • North Korean official: 'Reckless' US creating situation for nuclear war
North Korean official: 'Reckless' US creating situation for nuclear war

It's similar this time around, as North Korea launches missiles and fires off increasingly incendiary threats, and as the United States responds with stark warnings and the strategic placement of an aircraft carrier. was on a "risky path". China reiterates its opposition to the deployment of a sophisticated USA anti-missile system in South Korea. ...

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  • Are Kylie Jenner & Travis Scott Dating?
Are Kylie Jenner & Travis Scott Dating?

In recent days, Kylie Jenner has really been trying to get her mind off the breakup with her on-again, of-again boyfriend, but doing so has been extremely hard for the 19-year-old, having openly stressed in the past that Tyga was her first real boyfriend.

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  • 'Infowars' host Jones disputes persona in custody dispute
'Infowars' host Jones disputes persona in custody dispute

Using Jones' on-air persona to evaluate his temperament as a father, Jones' attorney said in the pre-trial hearing, according to the Statesman , would be like judging Jack Nicholson based on his role as the Joker in " Batman ". But with the rise of Donald Trump, Jones has gained increased prominence and legitimacy. Among other false statements, ...

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  • Adam Sandler, Dave Chappelle Remember Charlie Murphy
Adam Sandler, Dave Chappelle Remember Charlie Murphy

Next, we remember comedian and actor Charlie Murphy. "Today, I got some awful news", funnyman Dave told the audience. In one sketch , Mr. Murphy portrayed singer Rick James as an impulsive big-mouth who keeps spouting, "I'm Rick James , (expletive)!"In another skit, Prince is at first mocked for his frilly shirt but then shows his slick m...

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  • ACC to consider NC as event host again after LGBT law change
ACC to consider NC as event host again after LGBT law change

Regarding the March 31 news article "HB2 off the books as Cooper signs repeal": I am extremely disappointed that the so-called repeal of House Bill 2 still limits local government's ability to pass nondiscrimination or living wage ordinances for four years.

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  • WWE Smackdown Results 11 April - The Superstar shake-up continued
WWE Smackdown Results 11 April - The Superstar shake-up continued

Naomi posted the following on her Instagram, and Sasha Banks responded to Naomi with the tease. Kevin Owens is now a part of SmackDown Live . While it's not all that weird to see some wrestlers like Roman Reigns make the jump later (given how storylines are being played out), we do have to wonder whether the Draft will involve as much tr...

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  • Rob Gronkowski appears ringside at Boston WWE event, and gets involved... again
Rob Gronkowski appears ringside at Boston WWE event, and gets involved... again

Gronk got his revenge at WrestleMania but jumping in the ring and hitting Mahal with a hard shoulder tackle. But Gronk wasn't finished with Mahal ... Still, Gronkowski is the flawless tangentially-related famous person for this, because if there's something going on in front of a crowd, he's going to participate.

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  • Teen Closes In on Top Retweet in Quest for Chicken Nuggets
Teen Closes In on Top Retweet in Quest for Chicken Nuggets

Wendy's, known as a Cool Brand on Twitter , promised Wilkerson the prize if he could reach 18 million retweets. Ellen DeGeneres holds the record with 3.3 million retweets for a group image of her at the Oscars. "I don't know if it was a metaphor or literal", Wilkerson said. J Wilkerson's other 14-year-old son helped J set up a Twitter account so h...

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  • Stunning presenter in shock after major mishap on live TV goes viral
Stunning presenter in shock after major mishap on live TV goes viral

Other journalists began telling their own embarrassing stories in solidarity with Ms Exelby after the footage emerged. "Thank you for all your generous support", wrote Exelby on Twitter . Mr Morris added that ABC wanted her to continue working casual shifts and regretted that the incident had attracted such attention. When she was reading seri...

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  • Ageism? I'm still landing Hollywood roles at 84, says Sir Michael Caine
Ageism? I'm still landing Hollywood roles at 84, says Sir Michael Caine

The wonderful Christopher Lloyd appears briefly as a goggle-eyed (what else?) fellow pensioner, but his main directive seems to have been to play "dementia-prone" rather than his signature "daffy", which is not as amusing as the film seems to think it is.

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  • UFC 210: Daniel Cormier makes weight at second attempt
UFC 210: Daniel Cormier makes weight at second attempt

Once the UFC stripped Jones of his title after a hit and run, the division's next championship fight, where Cormier submitted Johnson, attracted less than half that amount of buys. It's a - what a clever trick . "The insane thing is that it was allowed to happen", Jones said. 'I wasn't going to go until I hear Jon was going.

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  • Taylor Swift's Beverly Hills Home Is Now an Official Landmark
Taylor Swift's Beverly Hills Home Is Now an Official Landmark

The singer didn't walk any red carpets during award season and her social media accounts have gone dark. But why and for what??Or could this mean she's been hard at work making handsome new melodies to grace our ears and make us scream and shout??? The last tweet on Taylor Swift's Instagram account was to show her support for Lorde's single, "G...

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  • O'Reilly book offers tips on how to treat women
O'Reilly book offers tips on how to treat women

I think the O'Reilly comments, as I recall, came up with the context of him talking about how lousy the New York Times was and how bad our coverage was, and how good the Fox [News] coverage was. The letter was not a formal complaint to the commission, but the agency could choose to investigate on its own. In February, Waters called Trump's asso...

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  • 4 things to know about Equal Pay Day
4 things to know about Equal Pay Day

April 4 is Equal Pay Day , which symbolizes how far into this year that Jane must work to earn the same amount that Dick earned in the previous year. This issue speaks to how we value women's labor, knowledge, time, training and so much more . The AAUW also offers sample materials, such as an " Equal Pay Day Proclamation".

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  • Jeff and Matt Hardy return at WWE WrestleMania 33
Jeff and Matt Hardy return at WWE WrestleMania 33

It is unlikely that the WWE will want them to use the Broken Matt gimmick unless a deal has already been worked out to block out Impact Wrestling. For years the biggest, most shocking return in WrestleMania history was when the Ultimate Warrior came to save Hulk Hogan from Sid Vicious and Papa Shango in the closing moments of WrestleMania V...

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  • New 'Game of Thrones' Trailer Sets Stage for Epic Battle in Westeros
New 'Game of Thrones' Trailer Sets Stage for Epic Battle in Westeros

Once installed in these command rooms, Games of Thrones , Kit Harington , Lena Headey and Emilia Clarke cast a glance that seems to announce that the war is indeed declared. Cersei appears upon the Iron Throne in King's Landing, which she captured in explosive fashion at the end of Season 6, eliminating almost all of her political adversari...

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  • Wait is over, 'Game of Thrones' official season 7 trailer is out!
Wait is over, 'Game of Thrones' official season 7 trailer is out!

In the teaser, an ominous folk song plays in the background, and Jon Snow is seen walking through a corridor. Game of Thrones: Cersei Lannister takes the Iron Throne? The White Walkers are the specter behind everything as we move into the new season, and we foresee there being two different ways in which this story could go.

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  • Top Senate Democrat promises fight to block Trump high court pick
Top Senate Democrat promises fight to block Trump high court pick

Among recent Supreme Court nominees the 60-vote threshold has not caused a problem. On Thursday, lawyers, advocacy groups and former colleagues get their say on Gorsuch. Democrats cried foul when Republicans did not hold a hearing on Merrick Garland, a judge President Barack Obama nominated to the top court during his past year in office.

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  • Alex Rodriguez likes Jennifer Lopez for her mind
Alex Rodriguez likes Jennifer Lopez for her mind

According to our source, the pair arrived separately around noon and left together at 2:30 p.m., heading to an apartment building in uptown shortly after. Rodriguez shares daughters Natasha and Ella with ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis , while Lopez is mom to twins Max and Emme with former husband Marc Anthony.

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  • Joss Whedon in Talks to Bring Batgirl to the Big Screen
Joss Whedon in Talks to Bring Batgirl to the Big Screen

The outlet adds that the movie is being supervised by Geoff Johns, Jon Berg and Toby Emmerich from Warner Bros. Casting for the role of Batgirl is already underway, while information on the film's release is still unknown. After directing Avengers: Age of Ultron, Whedon stepped away from Marvel and took a break from future projects due to f...

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  • This Question Prompted Scarlett Johansson to Take Self-Defense Classes
This Question Prompted Scarlett Johansson to Take Self-Defense Classes

GHOST IN THE SHELL is released in IMAX and cinemas March 31, 2017. According to the review aggregator's consensus, the movie "boasts cool visuals and a compelling central performance from Scarlett Johansson, even if the end result lacks the magic of the movie's classic source material".

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  • NBC to broadcast 2018 Winter Olympics live in all time zones
NBC to broadcast 2018 Winter Olympics live in all time zones

The last time the Super Bowl and Winter Olympics were on the same network was in 1992. "This is exciting news for the audience, the advertisers, and our affiliates alike". The latter will be co-produced by BuzzFeed, in which NBCU has invested at least $400 million. NBC's Pyeongchang prime-time coverage begins four days after the Super Bowl, on ...

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  • John Legend Plays Surprise Gig On London Railway Station
John Legend Plays Surprise Gig On London Railway Station

Pancras station in London. After landing at the station, he then proceeded to perform a 10-minute set of some of his greatest tracks, which included All of Me and Ordinary People . Watch the full performance in the video below. "We've got a new tour, it's called the Darkness And Light tour, my new album is called Darkness And Light ", befor...

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  • Adele: 'I don't know if I will ever tour again'
Adele: 'I don't know if I will ever tour again'

The New Zealand Herald report that she told the crowd in Auckland the other night: "Touring isn't something I'm good at... applause makes me feel a bit vulnerable". It's changed my life. Aside from Adele's upsetting (albeit honest) admission, fans were hit with another dismal surprise at the British singer's show - a torrential downpour.

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  • Homemade slime leaves 11-year-old with third-degree burns
Homemade slime leaves 11-year-old with third-degree burns

The doctors determined that Quinn's blisters came from extended exposure to borax one, which is an ingredient in homemade slime. She said she's now paranoid about allowing her younger daughter to make any more non-Newtonian fluids. Michaels has installed "Slime Headquarters" on aisle endcaps, with displays sporting glue and slime mix-ins like b...

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  • President blasts release of 2005 tax forms
President blasts release of 2005 tax forms

On balance, in other words, there is a higher likelihood that someone who obtained Trump's tax return in some way passed it to Johnston than Trump did himself. Maddow explained to Fallon that that is another reasons to see returns, besides finding out Trump's wealth and taxes paid. What Maddow and MSNBC actually managed to do was get part of a c...

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  • House Intelligence Committee Closes Doors to Public for NSA, FBI Testimony
House Intelligence Committee Closes Doors to Public for NSA, FBI Testimony

Nunes and Schiff once had joint press conferences on their bipartisan investigation, but they've split to feuding factions. He doesn't know. I've talked to Democrats, Republicans on the committee. Later that day, White House spokesman Sean Spicer tried to downplay Manafort's role in the Trump campaign. Schindler said in an interview with CBC radi...

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  • Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds to be honoured at public memorial
Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds to be honoured at public memorial

Star Wars star Carrie , 60, died in Los Angeles on December 27 after suffering a cardiac arrest while on a flight home from London. "There's a vacuum in the room and she's feeling it and we're all feeling it", Fisher said Wednesday during an interview with "Entertainment Tonight." Family, friends, and fans gathered to witness the memorial serv...

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