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Disney-Fox deal may create a new nerdy nirvana

| | Dec 16 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

MENLO PARK, California — The coming union of the Disney and Fox media empires is set to create a new nirvana for fanboys and -girls, one that reunites superheroes and sci-fi characters long separated by an energy barrier of corporate legalism.

  1. Posted: Dec 16 2017 - 12:06am

    SpaceX 1st: Recycled rocket soars with recycled capsule

  2. | Posted: Dec 16 2017 - 12:06am

    MENLO PARK, California — The coming union of the Disney and Fox media empires is set to create a new nirvana for fanboys and -girls, one that reunites superheroes and sci-fi characters long separated by an energy barrier of corporate legalism.

  3. | Posted: Dec 15 2017 - 12:06am

    The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites and apps as they see fit or charge more for faster speeds.

  4. | Posted: Dec 14 2017 - 9:30am

    In a vote along party lines, the federal government has ended sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet.

  5. | Posted: Dec 14 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Confident congressional Republicans forged an agreement Wednesday on a major overhaul of the nation’s tax laws that would provide generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans — Donald Trump among them — and deliver the first major legislative accomplishment to the GOP president.

  6. Posted: Dec 14 2017 - 12:05am

    Report: 3 women accuse music mogul Russell Simmons of rape

  7. | Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 7:40pm

    BALTIMORE — A botched suicide mission on the New York City subway system showed in the “starkest terms” that the failures of the U.S. immigration system are a national security issue, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday during a stop in Baltimore with the new Homeland Security chief.

  8. | Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 7:40pm

    LOS ANGELES — A cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked a wildfire last week that destroyed six homes in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, authorities said Tuesday, while the fifth-largest wildfire in California history burning northwest of the city kept expanding and kept thousands out of their homes.

  9. | Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 7:40pm

    Another woman who claims Donald Trump groped her is calling for a congressional investigation into the numerous sexual harassment allegations against the president.

  10. | Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 7:40pm

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.

  11. | Posted: Dec 12 2017 - 7:39pm

    Authorities say bomber mocked Trump before subway attack

  12. | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 8:43pm

    Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

  13. | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 8:42pm

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump directed the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to send American astronauts back to the moon and eventually to Mars, shifting the agency’s mission from the study of Earth.

  14. | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 8:42pm

    NEW YORK (AP) — A would-be suicide bomber inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation’s busiest subway system and set the device off at rush hour Monday in a scenario that New York has dreaded for years, authorities said.

  15. | Posted: Dec 11 2017 - 4:10pm

    WASHINGTON — Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trump’s ordered ban suffered another legal setback.