Disney fired "Guardians of the Galaxy 3" writer-director James Gunn on Friday after a series of his old tweets, in which he joked about topics such as rape and pedophilia, resurfaced online this week. "The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James' Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with our studio's values, and we have severed our business relationship with him," Walt Disney Studios chairman Alan Horn said in a statement. Several of the tweets, which dated back to 2009, include jokes involving children and sexual misconduct.
Your child will likely spend two to three years in diapers. Regardless of the type of diaper you choose, you can expect to battle at least a few diaper rashes. They are common and rarely dangerous, but with these prevention and treatment pointers, you should be better equipped to handle and conquer even the angriest of diaper rashes.
WASHINGTON - Federal investigators have an audio recording in which then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and his personal attorney Michael Cohen discussed in the fall of 2016 making payments for the story of Playboy centerfold Karen McDougal, who allegedly had an extramarital affair with Trump, according to two people familiar with the conversation. The recording, made by Cohen, was seized by federal agents now investigating Trump's longtime confidant for potential bank and campaign finance crimes, according to multiple familiar with the probe.
A storm caused a small boat in Missouri to sink killing 17 people, some of them children..
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump suggested in a television interview broadcast Friday that he would be willing to impose tariffs on all Chinese goods imported by the United States, escalating his rhetoric in a trade war that has rattled both nations. "I'm ready to go to 500," Trump said during an interview on CNBC, referring to the dollar amount of Chinese imports to the United States last year, $505.5 billion.
WASHINGTON - Inside an emergency command bunker high above the Washington Mall, teams of federal workers are sifting through the case files of migrant children, matching them to parents in U.S. immigration jails and planning their reunions. The room on the sixth floor of the Department of Health and Human Services' Hubert H. Humphrey Building, with banks of computer terminals and wraparound television screens, is typically used to handle public health epidemics or hurricanes.
The bill was $108.73. His tip: $0. Why $0? The customers apparently made sure to let Khalil Cavil know. They circled his name printed on the receipt and wrote a note: "We don't tip terrorist." Cavil is a half-black, half-white, 20-year-old waiter who speaks openly about his Christian faith and plans to pursue a degree in theology. "Khalil" was the name of his father's friend who had died in an accident. His father had thought about that friend a lot, and he liked the name, which means "friend" in Arabic, so he named his son after him, according to Cavil's mother.
LAS NUECES, Guatemala -- The United States government separated their family at the border, leaving them with an agonizing choice. José Ottoniel was deported to Guatemala in June, a month into President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" crackdown. But his 10-year-old son, Ervin, who made the journey with him, remained in Texas. Now, back in this hilltop village, José and his wife, Elvia, need to decide what to do with their son, who is at a migrant shelter 1,700 miles away.
The list is extensive and includes some of the most influential names in the overlapping worlds of technology, science and academia. Among them are billionaire inventor and OpenAI founder Elon Musk, Skype founder Jaan Tallinn, artificial intelligence researcher Stuart Russell, as well as the three founders of Google DeepMind - the company's premier machine learning research group.
WASHINGTON - The White House says President Donald Trump opposes a proposal floated by Russian President Vladimir Putin that would allow Russia to interview American officials in exchange for making Russian authorities indicted in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe available for questioning. The White House announced Trump's opposition Thursday as the Senate prepared to vote on a resolution telling the president not to honor Putin's request, which would have exposed former U.S. ambassador Michael McFaul, among others, to Russian questioning.