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Netflix Loses Bid To Dismiss $25 Million Lawsuit Over 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch'

On Tuesday, Netflix lost a bid to escape a lawsuit brought by the trademark owner of "Choose Your Own Adventure" over the 2018 immersive film Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. The series' original publisher, Chooseco, sued the company early last year for $25 million in damages, as the company says that Netflix's new movie benefits from association with the Choose Your Own Adventure series, without the company ever receiving the trademark. From Hollywood Reporter: According to the plaintiff, it has bee...
Tags: Hollywood, Tech, Fox, Netflix, Charlie Brooker, Rogers, U S District Court, Grimaldi, William Sessions, Chooseco, Bandersnatch


Top House Republican: Man Killed His Wife ‘Because The Woman Was Unfair’

One of the House’s most powerful Republicans had some interesting things to say on domestic violence during a recent event back in his district. Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX), the chairman of the influential House Rules Committee, told a social conservative activist who was pushing him to support the end of no-fault divorce that the way the family court system in Dallas used to process cases had led to some tragic consequences. To illustrate his point that the system had badly needed change, he used...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Washington, NFL, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, House, Dallas, Dc, Houston, Morgan, Highland Park, Pete, U S Department of Housing and Urban Development, Santa Fe High School


James Comey Wasn't The First FBI Director To Be Fired By A President

President Donald Trump caused a stir in Washington when he abruptly fired F.B.I. Director James Comey in May — though Comey wasn’t the first F.B.I. director to be excused from the role. President Bill Clinton fired then-FBI Director William Sessions in 1993. Trump’s move was controversial because Comey was investigating Trump’s associates and their alleged ties to the Kremlin. It was later revealed that Trump may have tried to influence those investigations by leaning on Comey to stop them, even...
Tags: News, Washington, Fbi, Bill Clinton, Kremlin, Donald Trump, James Comey, Trump, Comey, William Sessions, James Comey Wasn, First FBI


Constitutional Rot and Constitutional Crisis

No one could accuse Donald Trump’s presidency of being boring.  The first hundred days have careened wildly through scandals, revelations, outrages, and fracturing of political norms. Every time Trump does something remarkable, like the recent firing of Director James Comey, pundits ask whether we are in a constitutional crisis. However, as I noted in a previous post, constitutional crisis refers to something different: A constitutional crisis occurs when there is a serious danger that the Const...
Tags: Congress, Time, Turkey, Fbi, Hungary, United States, Bill Clinton, Shakespeare, Donald Trump, Griffin, Branding, James Comey, Trump, Levinson, Comey, JB


Did Bill Clinton Fire His FBI Director One Day Before Vince Foster Died?

Conspiracy theorists find the timing of President Clinton's firing of William Sessions in 1993 "suspicious."
Tags: News, History, Fbi, Bill Clinton, Fact Check, Clinton, Vince Foster, FBI Director, William Sessions


Comey farewell letter emerges as Senate subpoenas Michael Flynn – as it happened

Keep up to date with all the news as Trump dumps Comey as FBI directorHuge skepticism greets president’s decision, taken on Tuesday evening‘Terrifying, Nixonian’: Comey’s firing takes democracy to new territoryTrump dumps Comey: catch up with the shock announcement as it happened 4.00am BST There has been plenty of movement during another busy day in Washington, so here is a round-up of the main points. We will put this blog on hold pending any fresh developments. 3.22am BST The last US ...
Tags: Washington, Senate, Russia, US, World news, US news, Fbi, US politics, US national security, Bill Clinton, Time Magazine, Donald Trump, James Comey, Trump, Comey, Michael Flynn


James Comey farewell letter emerges as Senate subpoenas Michael Flynn – as it happened

Keep up to date with all the news as Trump dumps Comey as FBI directorHuge skepticism greets president’s decision, taken on Tuesday evening‘Terrifying, Nixonian’: Comey’s firing takes democracy to new territoryTrump dumps Comey: catch up with the shock announcement as it happened 4.00am BST There has been plenty of movement during another busy day in Washington, so here is a round-up of the main points. We will put this blog on hold pending any fresh developments. 3.22am BST The last US ...
Tags: Washington, Senate, Russia, US, World news, US news, Fbi, US politics, US national security, Bill Clinton, Time Magazine, Donald Trump, James Comey, Trump, Comey, Michael Flynn


James Comey Is the Second FBI Director to Be Fired. Here’s What Happened the Other Time

In the early '90s, William Sessions "pushed the organization into a state of near mutiny"
Tags: Politics, News, Government, Uncategorized, Fbi, James Comey, Onetime, William Sessions


James Comey Learned That Donald Trump Had Fired Him Thanks To A TV Report — & Originally Thought It Was A Prank!

If you didn't think Donald Trump's administration was a shit show before, wait until you read this... As you surely know, the President pulled a shady AF move when he fired (now former) FBI director James Comey shortly after the legal expert testified that the Bureau was investigating POTUS for his suspicious ties to Russia. SMH. Related: Twitter Reacts To Trump's Most Dictatorial Move Yet! And it seems as though Mr. Comey was blindsided by his firing as it's said he learned about his unemployme...
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'Terrifying, Nixonian': Comey's firing takes democracy to dark new territory

Donald Trump’s surprise sacking of the FBI director drew immediate comparisons to Watergate and tinpot dictatorshipsDonald Trump fires FBI director Comey over handling of Clinton investigationDonald Trump’s decision to fire the FBI director, James Comey, who was investigating links between the president’s associates and the Russian government, has taken US democracy into dark and dangerous new territory. That was the assessment of Democratic leaders, legal observers and security experts last nig...
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