Wing Ding ding-dong: Michael Avenatti in Iowa spat with 2020 Democratic hopeful

If Stormy Daniels lawyer and a Maryland congressman argue about coverage of their 2020 ambitions, do they make a sound? The first public spat of the 2020 Iowa caucus bubbled up on Saturday, as one declared candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination complained about not getting any national coverage and…

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DC announces the return of a huge ‘Superman’ character

Super news, Superman fans. Not only is Tyler Hoechlin returning to The CW for their December crossover event, but he’ll also be joined by an old flame. Yep: The official DC Comics Twitter account announced on Wednesday that Lois Lane will also be making an appearance. SEE ALSO: Ruby Rose…

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Nicki Minaj adds Stephen Colbert to her list of dudes on ‘Barbie Dreams’

Nicki Minaj knows how to drop bars on the spot.Image: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS On Nicki Minaj’s new track “Barbie Dreams,” the rapper hilariously calls out a whole bunch of dudes as being, to put it simply, a disappointment. The list of well-known men includes Drake, Mike Tyson, DJ Khaled, and more.…

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With Sanctions Clock Ticking, Iran Races to Reap Deal Benefits

Iran’s Mehrabad International Airport may have seen one of the final benefits of the 2015 nuclear agreement. As the U.S. prepares to slap new sanctions on the Iranian economy this week after pulling out of the accord, state-run Airbus SE and Italy’s Leonardo SpA, after France secured American approvals to…

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The bikini-clad Sadiq Khan balloon isn’t remotely funny, it’s plain sexist

When the punchline of your joke is portraying a politician dressed in women’s clothing or kissing a same-sex partner, you’re telling on yourself. Same applies to anyone laughing or sharing that joke too, for that matter.  So, why, in 2018, is the internet chortling away at images of a balloon…

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Trump tweet exposes differing drives of LeBron James and Michael Jordan

The Chicago Bulls legend offered lukewarm support after James was attacked by the president. But both men are more than capable of standing up for what they believe Michael Jordan was going to have to respond, there was no way around it. With seemingly zero provocation, the president had called…

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Tesla Board WeighsMusk’s Go-Private Gambit Doubted by the Market

Wall Street and Washington have the same question for Elon Musk: Where’s the money? Two days after he vowed on Twitter that he had “funding secured” for a spectacular $82 billion deal to take Securities and Exchange Commission starts investigating the matter. Regulators have asked the company if what Musk…

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5 things for August 28: White House, Jacksonville, Myanmar, gerrymandering, pollution

(CNN)Summer’s pretty much over. So, there’s no better time to check out some of the best travel photos of the year (so far).Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered…

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