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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Michael Shannon attends the 'Long Day's Journey Into Night' Broadway Opening Night at American Airlines Theatre on April 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)

‘Fahrenheit 451’ Star Michael Shannon: Trump ‘Going to Do Damage We’re Not Going to Be Able to Recover From’

Actor Michael Shannon plays a version of Captain Beatty in HBO’s new ‘Fahrenheit 451.’ In the Ray Bradbury novel upon which the film is based, Beatty is a villainous character, bent on silencing all truth and information. Though the book was originally written in the 50’s, Shannon believes the story may be even more relevant today in the Trump era.

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Nine Iranians Charged with Hacking Universities, Government Agencies

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) charged one Iranian entity and nine Iranians on Friday in a hacking scheme to steal intellectual property and information from at least 144 United States-based universities, various companies, and government agencies for private financial gain.

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HBO Scrubs Russell Simmons from ‘All Def Comedy’ Series

HBO announced Thursday that it will remove Russell Simmons’ name and presence from the upcoming stand-up series, All Def Comedy, in the wake of sexual assault allegations against the music and fashion mogul.

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Iranian National Indicted With Criminal Charges Over HBO Hack

Federal prosecutors have slapped an Iranian national with criminal charges for hacking HBO and prematurely releasing several Game of Thrones scripts and episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm, in addition to private executive emails.

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Report: Justice Department Seeking Evidence Tying Iran to HBO Hack

A new report has indicated that officials at the Department of Justice are preparing to announce several cases against Iranian suspects which include charges that said individuals hacked HBO, in a move that could motivate Congress to impose new sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Chris Christie Blasts ‘Hypocrisy’ of NHL, NFL Over Gambling

Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) called out the “hypocrisy” of professional sports leagues like the NFL and NHL for blocking sports gambling while allowing the Oakland Raiders to move to Las Vegas and the NHL an expansion team in the Vegas

Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke in Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011)

HBO Accidentally Broadcasts Latest Episode of ‘Game of Thrones’

The Spain affiliate of HBO accidentally broadcast the latest episode of the network’s massively popular fantasy series Game of Thrones for a short time on Tuesday, leading full, high-definition copies of the episode to become available on file-sharing sites four days ahead of its scheduled release, according to reports.