The ’90’s Aren’t Calling — And I’d Really Like Their Politics Back

Looking for Sunday relief from the NFL? Try HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, the same brand of p.c.-mocking comedy that made Jerry Seinfeld a household name in the 1990’s. While the Manhattan pre-9/11 sitcom may now seem outdated, the politics of that area would come as an improvement in Washington.

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ tickets go on sale Monday

 Your first chance to buy tickets to see The Last Jedi will be this Monday. The movie’s official trailer will be debuting during Monday Night Football tomorrow and tickets for the film will be going up on sale directly after, though we don’t have exact timing details. Lucasfilm teased a number of promos with various movie theater companies for giveaways, exclusive posters and… Read More

UFC 216 Results: Three Stars Of The Night From Las Vegas

There were a number of memorable performances at UFC 216, but these three fighters stole the show in Las Vegas.

As Johnson Sirleaf exits, Liberians thankful for peace, excited about change

MONROVIA (Reuters) – After a dozen years of recovery under Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping bring peace after civil war turned her country into a wasteland, Liberians are hopeful about their first democratic power transfer for 73 years.

Jeff Koons’ augmented reality Snapchat artwork gets ‘vandalized’

 Earlier this week, Snapchat launched a new augmented reality art exhibiting feature as part of a collaboration with the artist Jeff Koons. ART, as it’s called, will plaster the digital artwork and sculptures of artists into geo-tagged physical locations across the world that viewers can see as a Lens inside the Snapchat app. There has already been a backlash by some in the artistic… Read More

U.S., Turkey mutually suspend visa services for security reasons

ANKARA (Reuters) – The U.S. mission in Turkey and subsequently Turkish mission in Washington mutually reduced visa services after a U.S. mission employee was detained in Turkey last week, saying they needed to reassess each other’s commitment to the security of their personnel.

Talks on sale of Air Berlin planes to easyJet at risk of collapse: report

BERLIN (Reuters) – Talks between the insolvent carrier Air Berlin and easyJet over the sale of up to 30 planes are at risk of falling apart, according to a report in Germany’s B.Z. newspaper on Monday.

World Gymnastics Championships: Epke Zonderland amazes with one-handed grab

Epke Zonderland amazes the crowd with an impromptu one-handed grab after making a mistake in his routine at the World Gymnastics Championships in Montreal.