Day: March 15, 2019

Guardians of the Galaxy director rehired

Guardians of the Galaxy director rehired

Image copyright Getty Images Director James Gunn has been rehired to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3 after he was fired by Disney over decade-old tweets that joked about rape and abuse. It comes after famous cast members from the Marvel series signed an open letter pleading for Gunn’s return. In a tweet he thanked…

Trump components veto over border emergency

Trump components veto over border emergency

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump issues first veto of his presidency President Donald Trump has vetoed a measure from Congress revoking his declaration of a national emergency at the US-Mexico border. Lawmakers, including 12 Republicans, had passed the rejection resolution on Thursday in a surprising rebuke of Mr Trump’s pledge to…

US actresses sued in college cheating rip-off

US actresses sued in college cheating rip-off

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ms Loughlin, who was fired from Hallmark, is named in the lawsuit A US mother has filed a $500bn (£375bn) lawsuit against the people charged in a university admissions scandal, claiming her son was unfairly denied placement. Jennifer Kay Toy cited the “despicable actions” of the alleged conspirators as…

Trump vetoes resolution blockading his border wall emergency, his first use of that vitality

Trump vetoes resolution blockading his border wall emergency, his first use of that vitality

John Fritze and David Jackson USA TODAY Published 5:56 PM EDT Mar 15, 2019 WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump vetoed a congressional resolution Friday that rescinded his national emergency declaration at the U.S.-Mexico border, wielding the power for the first time in his presidency to save a top priority. Trump’s veto came a day after a dozen Senate…

Neil deGrasse Tyson will return to television following sexual misconduct investigation

Neil deGrasse Tyson will return to television following sexual misconduct investigation

Hannah Yasharoff USA TODAY Published 5:54 PM EDT Mar 15, 2019 Neil deGrasse Tyson will return to television after a temporary suspension to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against him.  National Geographic and Fox plan to move forward with Tyson as the host of “StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson” and “Cosmos.”  “The investigation is complete, and…

Fresh Zealand shows The US’s mass shootings have international penalties

Fresh Zealand shows The US’s mass shootings have international penalties

Alia E. Dastagir USA TODAY Published 6:07 PM EDT Mar 15, 2019 The Australian suspect who claimed responsibility for the New Zealand shootings that killed at least 49 people in two mosques wrote a 70-page anti-immigrant manifesto calling himself a racist, ethno-nationalist and fascist. He also called President Trump a symbol of “renewed white identity.” Trump…