The Orchard Grabs Domestic Rights to Sundance Drama ‘We The Animals’

Photographed by Irvin Rivera for TheWrap at the Acura Studios The Orchard announced on Wednesday that it has bought the domestic distribution rights to Jeremiah Zagar’s directorial debut, “We The Animals,” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last week and won the event’s NEXT Innovator Award. Written by Zagar and Dan Kitrosser and based … Read more

Why Fox Just Paid $3.3 Billion for ‘Thursday Night Football’ – Despite Sagging NFL Ratings

Fox TNF If “New Fox” is going down, it’s doing so with a (10-yard) fight. Assuming the government doesn’t intervene, Disney should take over most of 21st Century Fox’s assets in about a year. But the Mouse House won’t get Fox’s news and sports — the latter of which is now the new home to NFL’s … Read more

Writers Guild Announces ‘Zero Tolerance Policy’ on Sexual Harassment

The Writers Guild of America West is adopting a “zero tolerance policy” when it comes to sexual harassment — with the caveat that “a writer achieves or retains membership despite any personal criminal history.” “The WGAW believes the current social outcry against sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace is not just warranted, it is … Read more

AT&T Tops Q4 Earnings Forecast as Time Warner Acquisition Must Wait

AT&T closed 2017 with a strong final quarter, topping Wall Street’s Q4 earnings and revenue expectations. The company reported its latest financial results on Wednesday afternoon while it continues to wait out the DOJ’s Time Warner roadblock. Media analysts had forecast Q4 earnings per share (EPS) for AT&T of 65 cents on $41.19 billion in … Read more

GOP Congressman Calls For Undocumented SOTU Guests To Be Arrested On The Spot

-1WASHINGTON ― About 30 young undocumented immigrants are attending the State of the Union on Tuesday as guests of lawmakers ― and one of their colleagues wants to use the opportunity to have those guests arrested.Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) contacted both the Capitol Police and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to ask them to consider checking … Read more

Trump's 1st State of the Union vs. Obama's: By the numbers

Read more from Yahoo News:Dreamers turn their backs on Trump’s immigration policyTrump honors parents of MS-13 gang victims at SOTUIn rural Iowa, there are better things to watch than a State of the UnionFull text: President Trump’s 2018 State of the Union addressPhotos: The 2018 State of the Union

Iranian Women To U.S.: Our Protest Isn’t About The Hijab. It Is About Freedom.

Protests have swept across Iran in recent weeks, the largest in almost a decade, as Iranians take to the streets to protest abysmal economic conditions and allegations of widespread corruption.Protests have swept across Iran in recent weeks, the largest in almost a decade, as Iranians take to the streets to protest abysmal economic conditions and allegations of widespread corruption.In recent days, … Read more

7 Glass Mosaics Around the World That Take Design to New Heights (Literally)

Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona, SpainBuilt between 1905 and 1908, architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner’s Catalan Art Nouveau masterpiece is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and boasts a monumental stained-glass-and-mosaic ceiling.From a mosque in Iran to the largest Tiffany glasswork in existence, AD rounds up the locales of the most beautiful mosaics

Nearly 80 undocumented immigrants found crammed in truck near US-Mexico border

Customs and Border Protection found 76 people crammed into a truck attempting to immigrate to the US. The driver has been arrested: CBP/news releaseImmigration authorities have found nearly 80 people crammed into the back of a truck trying to enter the US without proper documents. The truck was travelling on highway in Laredo, Texas, near … Read more

FBI has ‘grave concerns’ about controversial Republican memo

FBI has ‘grave concerns’ about controversial Republican memo EPA Republican Devin Nunes’ staff wrote the secretive memo The FBI has publicly challenged a push by Republican lawmakers to release a controversial memo which purports to show anti-Trump bias at the agency.”We have grave concerns about the material omissions of fact that fundamentally impact the memo’s … Read more