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Newswire: Ellen Page is Han Solo, Jessica Alba is Princess Leia for Jason Reitman’s live read

Likely fulfilling the dream of some Star Wars fan, who would normally keep that dream to themselves or a Reddit thread, Ellen Page will play Han Solo to Jessica Alba’s Princess Leia in the upcoming Empire Strikes Back live-read from Jason Reitman. Show More Summary

Bayer Encourages Comments on Neonic Benefits

Farmers and other stakeholders have only a few days left to comment on the EPA report about the “Benefits of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments to Soybean Production” which finds little or no overall benefits. The comment period concludes on December 22. Show More Summary

Justin Upton to Padres: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

The latest domino of the Atlanta Braves' offseason rebuild has fallen. The Braves reportedly agreed Friday to send outfielder Justin Upton to the San Diego Padres in exchange for prospects. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports first reportedShow More Summary

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5: A ‘Big End’ For Arya Stark?

Spoiler Alert Game of Thrones‘ season five might be the end for Arya Stark according to a recent Guardian interview with the actress Maisie Williams. Williams, the actress behind Arya, was there to talk about her new drama Cyber Bullies, but that didn’t mean there wasn’t time to drop a few spoilers. Show More Summary

Man's Body Found Behind Times Square Ripley's Believe It Or Not Sign

A man's body was found behind the Ripley's Believe It Or Not sign in Times Square this morning after he apparently committed suicide by jumping out his hotel room window. [ more › ]

(VIDEO) Frank Caliendo’s Twas the Night Before Christmas ESPN medley

15 hours agoSports : Awful Announcing On Mike & Mike this morning, Frank Caliendo busted out a ton of ESPN impressions for a special reading of The Night Before Christmas.  There were Caliendo standards here like Jon Gruden, Chris Berman, and Stephen A. Show More Summary

First Look: Tom Hanks on the Set of Steven Spielberg’s Cold War Thriller

I called the upcoming Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg collaboration — currently referred to as the director’s Untitled Cold War Thriller — one of my most anticipated films of 2015. The movie sees Spielberg reunited with Hanks for a fourth...Show More Summary

Torturing Her Way To The Top

by Dish Staff Matthew Cole reports on a key torture apologist at the CIA who “repeatedly told her superiors and others – including members of Congress – that the ‘torture’ was working and producing useful intelligence, when it was not”: The expert was not identified by name in the unclassified 528-page summary of the [torture] […]

Teresa Giudice’s House Was Not Raided By Feds: ‘It Just Didn’t Happen’ Confirms District Attorney

Following reports in the media yesterday, alleging in some detail that Real Housewives of New Jersey star, Teresa Giudice, had her family mansion raided by federal agents, with cash and Christmas presents being seized, the D.A.’s office has now confirmed that those rumors are wholly untrue. Show More Summary

Nicki Minaj Suffers Nip Slip While Talking About Embarrassing Wardrobe Malfunctions [Video]

Only Nicki Minaj could suffer a nip slip while talking about a nip slip. The rapper isn’t shy about showing off her cleavage, and this might be why Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen was blissfully unaware that Minaj’s plunging neckline was slowly migrating downward during their interview. Show More Summary

Hollywood reacts to ‘The Interview’ cancellation at People Magazine Awards

On Wednesday, news broke that Sony Pictures Entertainment was canceling the theatrical release of The Interview. The move came as the

Greenwald: Cheney Should Be In Prison, Not On 'Meet The Press'

Greenwald is right. The refusal of Obama to prosecute our Iraq war criminals is the original sin of his administration: "The reason why Dick Cheney is able to go on 'Meet The Press' instead of being where he should be—which is in the...Show More Summary

[Video] 'Orphan Black' Season 3 Premiere Date Set: The Clones Go to 'War' in April

It's a good day to be a member of Clone Club. Start those countdown clocks now, because BBC America has not only released a new teaser and photo, but has also announced the Orphan Black season 3 premiere date. Get ready for more clones...Show More Summary

Alamo Drafthouse's Planned "Team America" Screenings Canceled by Paramount

The theater chain's plan to fill screens vacated by Sony's "The Interview" with "Team America: World Police" has been stopped by Paramount Pictures.

‘The Hobbit': Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens on ‘Five Armies’ ending

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” filmmakers Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens and Fran Walsh are bidding Middle-earth goodbye […]

White House Open to Raul Castro Visit

President Barack Obama is not ruling out meeting Cuban President Raul Castro at the White House, as his administration works to restore ties to the communist country. A day after the president announced the beginning of efforts to normalize relations with Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years, White House Press Secretary…

Sen. Ron Wyden Slams Deceptive Defenses of Torture

yesterdayNews : Reason

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has been hammering the CIA over its use of torture in its interrogations at its black sites around the world during the Iraq War and had been pushing for the release of the Senate Intelligence Torture Report. By the time the report came out (earlier in December) CIA and orture defenders had all their talking points lined up. Show More Summary

Mid-Air Brawl Crying: Emergency Landing Almost Needed After Brawl Between Angry Woman And Crying Baby’s Mom

A mid-air brawl over a crying baby made one pilot on a recent flight threaten an emergency landing. According to the Mail Online, the fight began after two women were awoken by a crying baby about two hours into the Air China flight headed from Chongqing to Hong Kong. Show More Summary

Report: Texas plumber shocked his old Ford F-250 is now in terrorists' hands [w/video]

Do you ever wonder what the a owner is doing with your vehicle after you trade it in? Mark Oberholtzer of Mark-1 Plumbing in Texas City, TX, has no need to imagine, but it's probably his worst nightmare. That's because an image of his...Show More Summary

Larry Sanders Suspended 1 Game for Pushing Foul on Nicolas Batum (VIDEO)

Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders was suspended Thursday night for pushing Nicolas Batum in the back a day before in the back. Sanders’ foul, which sent Batum crashing face-first into […] The post Larry Sanders Suspended 1 Game for Pushing Foul on Nicolas Batum (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

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