Tag: Deadline

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Trump Touts Non-Existent March 5 Deadline for DACA Deal

President Donald Trump suggested February 5 that Congress faces a March 5 deadline for dealing with the 690,000 DACA illegals, even though the deadline has been vaporized by a California court.

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Report: Hollywood Power Players Wine and Dine Clinton VP Hopeful Tim Kaine

Deadline reporter Dominic Patten writes that Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine — believed to be on the shortlist to be Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential pick — was the guest of honor at a fundraising dinner in Los Angeles earlier this week hosted by some of Hollywood’s biggest power players.

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Spike Lee: Electing Trump ‘Could Be the End of Us All’

Director Spike Lee criticized the United States as a “volatile” and dangerous country, and questioned Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s mental competency during an event at the Berlin Film Festival on Tuesday.

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CBS: New Nancy Drew Can Be ‘Any Ethnicity’ Except White

CBS Entertainment’s reboot of the classic series Nancy Drew will feature a “diverse” actress in the lead role, an executive for the network said Thursday. CBS is reportedly not considering white actresses for the part.

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Henson Company Developing R-Rated Puppet Murder Movie

In a partnership with STX Entertainment, The Jim Henson Company is currently developing an adult-themed black comedy puppet film, of which the plot will center on a bizarre murder mystery.

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Deadline Apologizes for ‘Ethnic Castings’ Article

Deadline co-editor-in-chief Mike Fleming Jr. apologized Sunday for his outlet’s publishing of a much-maligned piece that suggested television pilots’ increased casting of minority actors in the 2015 season represented “too much of a good thing.”

Federal Register Adds Nearly 1600 Pages of New Regulations

Federal Register Adds Nearly 1600 Pages of New Regulations

Not to be outdone by the congressional 1,603 page Cromnibus spending bill, government agencies in Washington added almost as many pages to the Federal Register with new regulations and rules last week alone. The D.C. watchdog organization the Competitive Enterprise

New York Times Publishes Massive Correction

New York Times Publishes Massive Correction

No journalism outlet can be correct all the time. Writers will make mistakes, editors will miss them, and the endless deadline pressure means errors will slip through from time to time. That said, the nation’s supposed “newspaper of record” recently

Iranian Nuclear Cheating Prompts Speculation of Pre-Emptive Israeli Strike

Iranian Nuclear Cheating Prompts Speculation of Pre-Emptive Israeli Strike

Quiet allegations of Iranian cheating on its interim nuclear agreement are fueling speculation in the Israeli press that Israel may be preparing to launch a pre-emptive strike against Iranian nuclear facilities, reports the Algemeiner. The official position from Washington has

Digital Advertising Expected to Match Television for First Time in 2015

Digital Advertising Expected to Match Television for First Time in 2015

Two leading forecasting firms reported Monday at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference that they expect U.S. television advertising to suffer in 2015 but predict modest increases for ad revenue in digital media.  ZenithOptimedia expects global sales to increase

Sony Hack: Bizarre Emails Now Threaten Employees

Sony Hack: Bizarre Emails Now Threaten Employees

It’s been more than a week since news broke that Sony Pictures Entertainment had fallen victim to a vicious cyber attack; now, the scandal has taken another turn.  The group allegedly behind the hack, the Guardians of Peace, sent emails to a

From Chicago with Love: the Obama Love Story Is in the Works

From Chicago with Love: the Obama Love Story Is in the Works

A biopic about the life of President Obama prior to his rise to power is currently in its preliminary stages, reports Deadline. The quest to find an actor capable of depicting a young Barack Obama, deep in love with Michelle,

State Department Competition For Inscription On New British Embassy

State Department Competition For Inscription On New British Embassy

London, UNITED KINGDOM – The US State Department has launched a competition for British and American students to submit a statement that best describes relations between the two countries. The winning entry will be carved into the stone wall surrounding

The Skyrocketing Cost of Doing Business In Chicago

With Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and other Democrats wanting to up the minimum wage from $8.25 to at least $10 statewide in Illinois, it seems Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to be first in Chicago and in a big way.

Japan Starts Chemical Weapon Destruction in China

Japan Starts Chemical Weapon Destruction in China

A Japanese-built facility in China on Monday began destroying the largest cache of World War II chemical weapons abandoned in the country, Tokyo officials said, in a rare case of co-operation between the two countries. The facility has been built

Did the IRS give taxpayer information to the White House?

Watchdog group Cause of Action has been trying to use a Freedom of Information Act request to get some information about a Treasury Department probe into the IRS improperly giving taxpayer information to the White House, as part of the

Bosox Pursuing Jon Lester Despite Luxury Tax

Bosox Pursuing Jon Lester Despite Luxury Tax

The owner of the Boston Red Sox, John Henry, determined to recapture the glory of 2013 and forget the dismal season of 2014, wants to pay the luxury tax if he has to in order to sign Jon Lester. Speaking

Iran Nuclear Deal 'Can Be Done' Says Britain's Hammond

Iran Nuclear Deal 'Can Be Done' Says Britain's Hammond

LONDON (Reuters) – A nuclear agreement between Iran and six major powers can be reached by a Nov. 24 deadline, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said on Tuesday, but Tehran needs to show more flexibility in negotiations. “I believe a

With One Week to Iran Deadline, All Outcomes are Bad

With One Week to Iran Deadline, All Outcomes are Bad

With one week to go until the Nov. 24 deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran, there are three possible scenarios: one, a deal that allows Iran to pursue nuclear enrichment up to the point of nuclear “breakout,” with sanctions

Danger to City of London as French Drag up Transaction Tax

Danger to City of London as French Drag up Transaction Tax

The EU’s proposed transaction tax has once again reared its ugly head as Michel Sapin, the French finance minister, urged colleagues to strike a deal. Discussions at the European Finance Ministers’ meeting in Brussels resulted in Mr Sapin urging others