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Elvis Presley’s $95k gun up for sale

By Celebretainment Elvis Presley’s revolver is up for sale for $95,000. The late music legend – who died in 1977 aged 42 – purchased the .38 caliber Smith & Wesson Chief Special gun from a shop in Memphis in 1971, and it is being sold by vintage memorabilia company Moments in Time. According to TMZ, […]

Netflix’s Growth Comes at a Cost

Company has gained $5.1B in debt in one year By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Oct 17, 2017 11:50 AM CDT (NEWSER) – Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world’s biggest video subscription service, reports […]

Amazon Studios Chief Resigns Amid Sex Harassment Claims

Roy Price had not been expected to return By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Oct 17, 2017 5:29 PM CDT (NEWSER) – Amazon Studios says it has accepted the resignation of its top executive, Roy Price, following sexual harassment allegations made by a producer on the Amazon series Man in the High Castle, the AP reports. Price was put on […]

Report: Harvey Weinstein’s Brother Was ‘Abusive,’ ‘Bully’

The lower-profile Weinstein brother was the problem one, says ex-Disney chief By Linda Hervieux,  Newser Staff Posted Oct 18, 2017 6:03 AM CDT (NEWSER) – Bob Weinstein called older brother Harvey Weinstein’s alleged misbehavior “sick and depraved,” but the spotlight is now turning to the younger brother. After allegations by a producer that Bob Weinstein sexually harassed her, the Wall […]

2 Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal on ObamaCare

Alexander, Murray say they have ‘basic outlines’ of agreement to restore subsidies to insurers By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Oct 17, 2017 1:45 PM CDT (NEWSER) – Two leading senators said Tuesday they have the “basic outlines” of a bipartisan agreement to resume federal payments to health insurers that President Trump has blocked. Both […]

Latest Version of Trump Travel Ban Dealt Blow

Hawaii judge blocks it By Newser Editors and Wire Services Posted Oct 17, 2017 5:03 PM CDT (NEWSER) – A federal judge in Hawaii blocked the Trump administration Tuesday from enforcing its latest travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the president’s revised order “suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor.” […]

5 key issues to know before Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies Wednesday

Julia Fair, USA TODAY Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Justice Department oversight Wednesday. Here are some key high-profile issues and decisions Sessions has been part of, often rolling back Obama-era legislative decisions. 1. It is Sessions’ first time on Capitol Hill since June Sessions testified for […]

Judge to hear arguments against Trump over Emoluments Clause

USA Today – A federal court in New York is set to hear arguments on Wednesday in a lawsuit alleging that President Trump’s business dealings with foreign countries violate the Constitution. The suit, filed by the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, contends that business done by Trump International Hotels in Washington, D.C. […]

Rep. Marsha Blackburn: Drug law had ‘unintended consequences,’ should be revisited ‘immediately’

Joel Ebert, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn believes a law that critics say provided less scrutiny of drug companies and distributors had unintended consequences and should be “addressed immediately,” a spokesman said Monday. The comment comes in light of a joint investigation by “60 Minutes” and The Washington Post in which a whistleblower accused Blackburn and other congressional […]