Sessions fires former FBI deputy McCabe before he can retire

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe during a news conference on July 13, 2017 at the Justice Department in Washington, DC.Alex Wong / Getty … Read more

McCabe: Trump wants to destroy me to stop Mueller probe

Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe, who was fired late Friday night by Attorney General Jeff Sessions two days before becoming eligible for full pension benefits, said in an extraordinary statement that he was targeted because President Donald Trump wants to destroy him as part of his “war” against special counsel Robert Mueller.”This attack on … Read more

Engineer reported cracks in Miami bridge 2 days before collapse

Engineers working on the bridge that fell on to a Florida highway Thursday had attempted to warn state officials about cracks on the walkway just two days before the deadly collapse, according to a voicemail transcript released Friday night by the Florida Department of Transportation. The lead engineer of FIGG Bridge Engineers, the company that … Read more

No. 16 UMBC makes history by knocking off No. 1 Virginia

Upcoming Events No Events at this time UMBC made sports history on Friday night by becoming the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament. The America East champions pulled off a shocking 74-54 upset over No. 1 seed Virginia in the South Region. The Retrievers (25-10) not only made … Read more

Getty Lawyer Accuses FX’s ‘Trust’ of ‘Cruel and Mean-Spirited’ Defamation

Oliver Upton/FX Ariadne Getty says FX has defamed her family by depicting her brother, J. Paul Getty III, as complicit in his own kidnapping in the network’s upcoming drama series “Trust.” The letter, dated March 15 and signed by Getty’s attorney Marty Singer, calls the show a “wildly sensationalized false portrayal of the Getty family” … Read more

Watch Melissa McCarthy Forge a Path Into the Oscar Race in ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Trailer (Video)

Fox Searchlight has released the first trailer to Melissa McCarthy’s fact-based dark comedy “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” Check out the trailer above. In the film, McCarthy plays Lee Israel, a once-successful biographer and magazine writer who became one of the most notorious forgers in recent American history. Israel’s career stagnated in the 1980s amid … Read more

Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘People Say’ Is a Ripoff, Lawsuit Says

Getty Images People are saying that Wu-Tang Clan’s “People Say” is a ripoff. At least, three people are saying it in a lawsuit filed by Wu-Tang producer Mathematics. In a suit filed Friday in federal court in New York, Samuel Culley, Thomas Price and Ervan Waters, of the 1960s group The Diplomats, say that the … Read more

All 42 Video Game Movies Ranked, Including ‘Tomb Raider’ (Photos)

Video game movies have a bad reputation because, honestly, there are very few that we’d call actually “good.” At their best, at least so far, these big-screen adaptations have been fun and trashy entertainment. At their worst, they’re among the worst movies ever made.  So let’s rank ’em! Vivendi 42. “Postal” (2008)The pinnacle of director Uwe … Read more

Jimmy Buffett Tells Lin-Manuel Miranda He Wants to Play King George in ‘Hamilton’ (Video)

Jimmy Buffett, the singer-songwriter behind the new Broadway musical “Escape to Margaritaville,” seems to have caught the theater bug — and he’s not throwing away his shot. In a joint interview with Tony-winning “Hamilton” composer-star Lin-Manuel Miranda that aired on Sirius XM Friday, Buffett said that he really would like to play King George in … Read more

Pro-Trump Candidate Attacks Mexicans With Video Of Migrants In Morocco

Ohio GOP congressional candidate Christina Hagan is using dramatic video footage of migrants in Morocco hastily climbing a wall to suggest Mexicans at the southern U.S. border in a campaign ad.The footage, as CNN reporter Andrew Kaczynski pointed out in a tweet Friday, can be traced to a 2014 report on migrants crossing from Morocco into … Read more