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I apologize that it has been a few days since I have posted, but Twin Peaks is back. To say I am slightly obsessed would be an understatement.   I watched the series when it originally aired.    Then again.   And again.   Of course the movie.   And then the books.   Which I re-read again to get ... Read More »

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  • Paul Ryan

    House GOP sticking with Montana candidate despite assault

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans stuck with their candidate in Montana’s special House race Thursday even though he was charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly slamming a reporter to the ground. Speaker Paul Ryan said Greg Gianforte should apologize, but the GOP leader did not disavow Gianforte’s candidacy or call on him to drop out. And Ryan indicated that Gianforte, ...
  • UNC responds to 3rd set of NCAA charges in academic case

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has responded to the third set of charges it received from the NCAA in the long-running academic fraud case. The 102-page document released Thursday marked the latest step in the seven-year investigation. UNC faces five top-level charges, including lack of institutional control, in the multiyear probe centered on irregular courses in an academic department. ...
  • Greek ex-premier Papademos wounded in Athens bomb blast

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A bomb exploded inside the car of former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos in central Athens on Thursday, wounding him and two Bank of Greece employees, officials said. All three were described as being conscious and hospitalized in stable condition. “We are all in shock following this action,” said Nikos Pappas, a government minister and close ...
  • Khalid Al-Falih

    OPEC extends output cut, but big oil price increase unlikely

    VIENNA (AP) — An alliance of many of the world’s biggest oil-producing nations extended their agreement to cut output for an additional nine months — an effort to support prices that will prove difficult in the face of growing production from the U.S. Thursday’s decision by the OPEC cartel — now at 14 members with the entry of Equatorial Guinea ...
  • Greg Gianforte

    The Latest: Greg Gianforte keeps low profile, Montana votes

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the assault case against Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for a Montana congressional seat in a Thursday special election. (all times local): 12 p.m. The Montana congressional candidate accused of assaulting a reporter hasn’t been seen or heard from Thursday as voters go to the polls. Repeated phone calls to Greg Gianforte’s cellphone ...
  • Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter’s poles

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Monstrous cyclones are churning over Jupiter’s poles, until now largely unexplored. NASA’s Juno spacecraft spotted the chaotic weather once it began skimming the giant gas planet’s cloud tops last year. Scientists released their first major findings Thursday. The cyclones are hundreds of miles across and clustered near the poles. The diameters of these cyclones stretch ...
  • House speaker calls Erdogan visit violence ‘indefensible’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that the violence against peaceful protesters by bodyguards for Turkey’s president was “completely indefensible,” as members of Congress pressed the Trump administration for a more forceful U.S. response. Ryan, R-Wis., said in a statement that Turkey is an important ally and NATO member, but its leaders must “fully condemn and apologize ...
  • The Latest: May vents leak concerns to Trump at NATO summit

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 6:42 p.m. Prime Minister Theresa May has raised her concerns over alleged intelligence leaks from the Manchester bombing investigation with U.S. President Donald Trump. A British official confirms that May discussed the matter with Trump after they posed with other NATO leaders at ...
  • UK police find ‘significant’ evidence; May slams US on leaks

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester and beyond have uncovered important items in a fast-moving investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester’s police chief said Thursday as a diplomatic spat escalated over U.S. leaks about the investigation to the media. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins told reporters the eight suspects detained so ...
  • British social media celebrity among dead from concert blast

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It was not just family and friends mourning Martyn Hett this week. Even Mariah Carey was shocked by his death in the Ariana Grande concert bombing. Carey posted a picture of Hett — one of 22 people killed in Monday night’s bombing at the Manchester Arena — on Instagram wearing a T-shirt bearing her image. “Devastated ...
  • Chris Cornell’s wife writes note: ‘I know that was not you’

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Cornell’s widow has penned a letter addressed to the late Soundgarden frontman days after he took his own life. Vicky Cornell writes in the note published online by Billboard on Wednesday that she’s sorry she didn’t “see what happened to you that night.” Cornell was pronounced dead on May 18 after being found unresponsive in ...
  • Queen Elizabeth visits young survivors of concert blast

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II met Thursday with children injured in the Manchester concert bombing, consoling them and pronouncing the attack at an event attended by so many young people “wicked.” The 91-year-old monarch visited Evie Mills, 14, Millie Robson, 15, and other youngsters recovering from severe shrapnel wounds at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. “It’s dreadful. Very ...
  • Prime Minister Theresa May: UK threat level to remain at ‘critical’ level, public should be vigilant

    LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May: UK threat level to remain at ‘critical’ level, public should be vigilant.
  • UK police: Officers and soldiers responding to an incident at a college in Manchester

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — UK police: Officers and soldiers responding to an incident at a college in Manchester.
  • Greg Gianforte

    The Latest: Greg Gianforte keeps low profile, Montana votes

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the assault case against Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for a Montana congressional seat in a Thursday special election. (all times local): 12 p.m. The Montana congressional candidate accused of assaulting a reporter hasn’t been seen or heard from Thursday as voters go to the polls. Repeated phone calls to Greg Gianforte’s cellphone ...
  • British social media celebrity among dead from concert blast

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It was not just family and friends mourning Martyn Hett this week. Even Mariah Carey was shocked by his death in the Ariana Grande concert bombing. Carey posted a picture of Hett — one of 22 people killed in Monday night’s bombing at the Manchester Arena — on Instagram wearing a T-shirt bearing her image. “Devastated ...
  • Russian activist fined for posting segment of US comedy show

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian opposition activist has been fined for posting a segment from an American comedy show on social media because the Islamic State group’s flag was displayed. Russian news agencies said on Thursday a court in the city of Cheborksary has fined Semyon Kochkin, coordinator at the campaign headquarters of t opposition leader Alexei Navalny, 1,500 rubles ...
  • Greg Gianforte

    The Latest: Polls open after candidate charged with assault

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on the assault case against Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for a Montana congressional seat in a Thursday special election. (all times local): 7:50 a.m. The polls are open in a race for Montana’s only congressional seat just hours after the front-running candidate was charged with beating up a reporter. Republican Greg Gianforte has ...
  • US Senate votes to name courthouse after actor Fred Thompson

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has voted to name Nashville’s new federal courthouse after former Sen. Fred Thompson, the late actor who appeared in at least 20 movies and in the TV series “Law & Order.” Sen. Lamar Alexander announced the Senate vote Wednesday on a resolution already passed by the House, leaving the final decision to President ...
  • Will Ferrell

    From Trump to Oprah, speakers offer parting advice to grads

    BOSTON (AP) — Oprah Winfrey told students to live with purpose. President Donald Trump said to ignore the naysayers. Will Ferrell sang some Whitney Houston. Those are a few of the speakers who have taken the stage at college graduation ceremonies this month to share their wisdom, joining a wide range of others in entertainment, politics, business and journalism. In ...
  • Jerry Perenchio

    Media mogul Jerry Perenchio dies in LA at 86

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Perenchio was a media mogul, billionaire former owner of Univision and the producer behind a slew of hit shows and sporting events but his house appeared more often on TV than he did. Perenchio was famously publicity-shy. The first item on his list of 20 rules for subordinates was “stay clear of the press.” But ...
  • Robert Pattinson

    Pattinson, Sandler lead Oscar contenders out of Cannes

    CANNES, France (AP) — It’s a long way from May in France to February in Los Angeles, but the Cannes Film Festival has often been a breeding ground for Academy Awards campaigns. The Oscars aren’t much on the minds of the filmmakers or attendees in Cannes; the festival is its own achievement, with nearly as much spectacle and prestige as ...
  • Pattinson, Sandler lead Oscar contenders out of Cannes

    CANNES, France (AP) — It’s a long way from May in France to February in Los Angeles, but the Cannes Film Festival has often been a breeding ground for Oscar campaigns. Standing ovations at Cannes, which concludes Sunday with the Palme d’Or presentation, appear likely to lead to awards consideration for a number of big names, including Adam Sandler, Nicole ...
  • GLAAD reports slim increase in LGBTQ representation in film

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The advocacy group GLAAD says the representation of LGBTQ characters in major Hollywood films increased nearly 1 percent in 2016, but the group says many of the portrayals weren’t positive. GLAAD’s annual study released Thursday surveyed 125 releases from the seven major Hollywood studios and found them again to be severely lagging behind strides made in ...
  • US Senate votes to name courthouse after actor Fred Thompson

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has voted to name Nashville’s new federal courthouse after former Sen. Fred Thompson, the late actor who appeared in at least 20 movies and in the TV series “Law & Order.” Sen. Lamar Alexander announced the Senate vote Wednesday on a resolution already passed by the House, leaving the final decision to President ...
  • Patty Jenkins, Connie Nielsen, Chris Pine, Gal Gadot

    London premiere of ‘Wonder Woman’ is canceled after attack

    LONDON (AP) — The glitzy, star-filled London premiere of “Wonder Woman” has been scrapped following the terror attack in Manchester. Stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Robin Wright had been scheduled to walk a red carpet on May 31 to help welcome the super hero film to Europe. Warner Bros said in a statement Wednesday that the movie’s junket and ...
  • Dustin Hoffman

    Dustin Hoffman: ‘I try to improve each day, but you don’t’

    CANNES, France (AP) — Afternoon Mediterranean light pours into an open doorway where Dustin Hoffman sits, grinning. He will turn 80 this summer and his hair, still full, is mostly white. But he looks remarkably good. Age has done little to dim his eagerness for engagement, his mischievous wit or, it turns out, his proclivity for continual self-examination. In Noah ...
  • ‘Clerks’ actress Lisa Spoonauer dies in New Jersey at 44

    JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — Lisa Spoonauer, an actress who starred in the 1994 award-winning movie “Clerks,” has died. She was 44. Spoonauer died Sunday at her home in Jackson, the George Hassler Funeral Home said. The cause of death wasn’t released. Kevin Smith cast Spoonauer in the role of Caitlin Bree in his first movie, which was set in the ...
  • The Latest: May vents leak concerns to Trump at NATO summit

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local): 6:42 p.m. Prime Minister Theresa May has raised her concerns over alleged intelligence leaks from the Manchester bombing investigation with U.S. President Donald Trump. A British official confirms that May discussed the matter with Trump after they posed with other NATO leaders at ...
  • Sarah Hyland

    ‘Modern Family’ star Sarah Hyland explains skinny appearance

    “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland says her skinny appearance lately is due to a medical condition. The 26-year-old says in a social media post that critics have accused her of promoting anorexia in pictures she’s posted. Without being specific, Hyland says she has “basically been on bed rest for the past few months” and has lost muscle mass. She says ...
  • Aly Raisman

    Aly Raisman calls out airport worker for ‘muscles’ comment

    Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is calling out an airport security worker who she says questioned whether she had enough muscles to be a gymnast. Raisman posted on Twitter on Wednesday that after a female Transportation Security Administration worker said she recognized Raisman by her biceps, a male employee said, “I don’t see any muscles.” Raisman called the encounter ...
  • UK police find ‘significant’ evidence; May slams US on leaks

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester and beyond have uncovered important items in a fast-moving investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester’s police chief said Thursday as a diplomatic spat escalated over U.S. leaks about the investigation to the media. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins told reporters the eight suspects detained so ...
  • British social media celebrity among dead from concert blast

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It was not just family and friends mourning Martyn Hett this week. Even Mariah Carey was shocked by his death in the Ariana Grande concert bombing. Carey posted a picture of Hett — one of 22 people killed in Monday night’s bombing at the Manchester Arena — on Instagram wearing a T-shirt bearing her image. “Devastated ...
  • Robert Pattinson

    Pattinson, Sandler lead Oscar contenders out of Cannes

    CANNES, France (AP) — It’s a long way from May in France to February in Los Angeles, but the Cannes Film Festival has often been a breeding ground for Academy Awards campaigns. The Oscars aren’t much on the minds of the filmmakers or attendees in Cannes; the festival is its own achievement, with nearly as much spectacle and prestige as ...
  • Pattinson, Sandler lead Oscar contenders out of Cannes

    CANNES, France (AP) — It’s a long way from May in France to February in Los Angeles, but the Cannes Film Festival has often been a breeding ground for Oscar campaigns. Standing ovations at Cannes, which concludes Sunday with the Palme d’Or presentation, appear likely to lead to awards consideration for a number of big names, including Adam Sandler, Nicole ...