Thursday, August 16, 2018

Caitlyn Jenner says she’d consider a run for public office to the collective sigh...

Caitlyn Jenner has almost no experience in politics — so it should come as no surprise that she's considering a potential run. Jenner revealed her intentions to Don Lemon on Tuesday while on the set of CNN Tonight. She also left open the possibility she might serve on a foundation instead, if it better served the gay and trans community. SEE ALSO: The best swimwear if you want to throw gender norms in the trash "Yes, I would have to look, over the next year or two, look and see, can I do a better job on the outside or am I in a position now that I can do a better job for my community on the inside," Jenner said. Read more... More about Election, Caitlyn Jenner, Watercooler, and Watercooler

Treasury chief outlines proposal

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks concerning the Trump administration's plans for tax reform, saying it is going to be the most important tax reduce and largest tax reform in US historical past.

‘Game of Thrones’ star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau weighs in on THAT big Jaime/Cersei theory

Jaime Lannister knows all about your Game of Thrones theories, and he's on board. While promoting his new Netflix movie, Small Crimes, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau took the time to weigh in on a popular fan theory that suggests Jaime Lannister might be the one to kill Cersei in Season 7 of the HBO hit. In the books, Cersei is given a prophecy by a witch known as Maggy the Frog, who tells her that "the valonqar" (Valyrian for "little brother") "shall wrap his hands about your pale white throat and choke the life from you." SEE ALSO: The 'Game of Thrones' hero we've been waiting for is actually Jaime Lannister Read more... More about Cersei Lannister, Jaime Lannister, Nikolaj Coster Waldau, Game Of Thrones Season 7, and Game Of Thrones

President Trump has repeatedly attacked sitting federal judges and decisions he does not like

President Donald Trump is once more focusing his Twitter sights on the judiciary, this time denouncing a ruling that halted implementation of an government order concentrating on "sanctuary" cities.

Another day, another Google co-founder building a secret flying craft

The Google co-founders just love to work on secret futuristic transportation projects. This time, it's Sergey Brin — but instead of glorified water speeders flying cars, like the Larry Page-funded Kitty Hawk Flyer unveiled earlier this week, he'll reportedly opt for something a bit more extravagant for his airborne transportation: a massive airship. Brin has been secretly building a giant dirigible in Hangar 2 at the NASA Ames Research Center, according to Bloomberg, which cited information from four sources close to the project. When reached by the publication, Brin had no comment on the report. Read more... More about Nasa, Airship, Sergey Brin, Alphabet, and Google

How do Trump supporters feel now?

From "higher than the final three" to "a catastrophe": That is how voters see the primary 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency.

Turns out Serena Williams’ pregnancy announcement was all an accident

Regardless of whether or not you hold the title of the greatest athlete in the world, Serena Williams is only human and makes mistakes, just like the rest of us. Only her mishap happened to spur countless of headlines this month. While in conversation with Gayle King at the 2017 Ted Talks conference, Williams explained that her Snapchat mirror-selfie that revealed a 20-week baby bump was all an accident. SEE ALSO: Serena Williams has a message for the creep who made 'racist' comments about her baby "I was on vacation just taking some time for myself and I have this thing where I’ve been checking my status and taking pictures every week to see how far along I’m going. I didn’t tell a lot of people to be quite honest and I’d been saving it," she told King in front of an audience in Vancouver, BC. Read more... More about Pregnancy Announcement, Pregnancy, Serena Williams, Conversations, and Watercooler

US tests missile in South Pacific

The US Air Pressure test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile to the South Pacific, which traveled roughly four,200 miles.

ESPN is laying off a bunch of its on-air talent

ESPN is letting go of around 100 staffers on Wednesday, with a large chunk of the layoffs hitting on-air talent, according to various reports. The sports media titan has become the poster child for older, TV-focused companies that are being forced to confront a future that is often termed as "trading TV dollars for digital pennies." Layoffs are not entirely unexpected at ESPN, which has been struggling with a combination of rising costs, declining ad revenue, and subscriber losses. Wednesday's cuts appear targeted at reducing ESPN's spending on its on-air anchors, many of which tend to command large salaries. Among the most notable exits is Ed Werder, a veteran NFL reporter. Read more... More about Business, Media, Cord Cutting, Espn, and Business

The fatal flaw in Trump’s tax cuts

President Donald Trump's formidable objective of decreasing the company tax fee from 35% to 15% with out concern over deficits has a deadly drawback: Senate guidelines.

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