Questions About Treatments For Pregnant Women Arise From Study Exclusions : Shots

Maria Fabrizio for NPR Maria Fabrizio for NPR Jenna Neikirk was nearing the end of her first pregnancy when her blood pressure shot up to dangerous levels. “I started feeling splotchy and hot, just kind of uncomfortable, so I took my blood pressure at work and it was 160 over 120,” she says. Neikirk’s a …

Real Mexican Drug Traffickers Find ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Nostalgic and Relatable

A version of this article originally appeared on VICE en Español. Season four of Netflix’s Narcos transports viewers to 1980s Mexico, following the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel and the events that launched the decades-long Mexican drug war. As the storylines of Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo (Diego Luna), AKA El Padrino (“The Godfather”), and DEA …

Jurgen Klopp Admits He Spoke to Napoli President Over Manager’s Role Before Joining Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted that he spoke to Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis about taking over at the club when he was Borussia Dortmund manager, but the Serie A side hired Rafa Benitez instead. The revelation comes ahead of Liverpool’s all important fixture against Napoli in Tuesday’s Champions League clash, with Klopp’s side needing to win at Anfield to …

Trump Threatens Shutdown in Combative Appearance With Democrats

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday vowed to block full funding for the government if Democrats refuse his demand for a border wall, saying he was “proud to shut down the government for border security” — an extraordinary statement that came during a televised altercation with Democratic congressional leaders. “If we don’t have border security, …

Female-Led Movies Outperformed Male-Led Titles at Box Office: Report

Female-led movies outperformed male-led titles at the worldwide box office during the 2014-17 period, a study released Tuesday showed. Creative Artists Agency and technology company Shift7 said that the analysis found that female-led films outperformed male-led films at all budget levels. The study grew out of the Time’s Up movement in a collaboration aiming to …

Google CEO explains why Donald Trump shows up in ‘idiot’ search results

Google CEO Sundar Pichai was asked a series of questions on how the internet giant operates during his appearance before a House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Among the questions was why image searches for the word “idiot” lead to photos of U.S. President Donald Trump. WATCH: Google’s CEO confirms extensive data collection of its users during …

Japanese Superhero ‘Ultraman’ Reboot in the Works (Exclusive)

MOVIES 10:04 AM PST 12/11/2018 by Etan Vlessing Japan’s Tsuburaya has hired Jeff Gomez’s Starlight Runner Entertainment to do a new take on the futuristic policeman-turned-extraterrestrial savior for the international market. The Japanese superhero Ultraman is getting the reboot treatment outside its country of origin. U.S. transmedia producer Starlight Runner Entertainment has been tapped by …

‘Monopoly Man’ returns to congress for Google CEO Pichai’s hearing

A person dressed as the mustachioed character from the popular game Monopoly was back in congress on Tuesday for Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s hearing in front of the House Judiciary Committee. Tweet The self-dubbed Monopoly Man, identified as Ian Madrigal on social media, first made their debut at the Senate’s Equifax hearings last year. Madrigal, …

Super Bowl champion Eagles show their support for John DeFilippo

With John DeFilippo now on the open market after the Minnesota Vikings surprisingly fired him, the Philadelphia Eagles could bring their former quarterback coach back to rekindle the magic of that Super Bowl season. There are a few Eagles players that are endorsing the more from the Super Bowl championship team, one current …

Strasbourg shooting: One dead, 10 wounded and gunman at large

Image copyright Reuters One person has been killed and 10 others wounded in a shooting in the eastern French city of Strasbourg, police say. The gunman is still at large, they added. The French Interior Ministry confirmed a “serious public security incident” in the city and urged residents to stay indoors. The shooting is said …

Ellen Pompeo Called Out Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb’s Drinking

Ellen Pompeo may be happy to hear that Kathie Lee Gifford will no longer join Hoda Kotb for the Today show’s fourth hour — or partake in the cohosts’ daily glass of wine. Ellen Pompeo, Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb Getty Images Today Show’s Biggest and Most Memorable Moments “Hey here’s a suggestion!! Maybe …

Clint Eastwood and His Family at The Mule LA Premiere

It was a family affair at Clint Eastwood‘s LA premiere of his new movie, The Mule, on Monday night. The 88-year-old actor was joined by his 32-year-old son Scott, his 50-year-old son Kyle and Kyle’s wife Cynthia Ramirez, his 48-year-old daughter Alison and her husband Stacy Poitras, his 25-year-old daughter Francesca, his 21-year-old daughter Morgan, …

Steve Cohen to Google CEO: Too Much Breitbart News in My News Feed

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) highlighted Breitbart News while telling Google CEO Sundar Pichai that the company’s search engine “overly [uses] conservative news organizations” in its news feeds, offering his remarks in a Tuesday House Judiciary Committee hearing. While questioning Google CEO Sundar Pichai during his hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Steven Cohen complained …

Avengers Endgame Time Travel Theory – The Avengers: Endgame Trailer Hid the Key to Defeating Thanos in Plain Sight

The Avengers: Endgame trailer has been out for three Earth days, and it has already broken YouTube records. And after millions of views in a matter of hours, some fans have begun putting together some of the clues in this trailer to formulate some pretty compelling theories. So, we’ve already talked about Captain America’s hair …

Miley Cyrus & Mike Will Made-It Will Work On Next Album Together

Miley Cyrus told fans that she will be teaming up once again with Mike Will Made-It for her next album on Monday (Dec. 10). Cyrus, who is currently promoting her new single with Mark Ronson, “Nothing Breaks Like A Heart,” confirmed her upcoming work with Mike during an interview with 95.5 PLJ. In addition to Mike Will, Cyrus …

Yorkdale joins other malls adding gender-neutral bathrooms – CityNews Toronto

Shoppers at one of Canada’s biggest and busiest malls can now use the same bathroom regardless of whether they identify as male or female as Yorkdale Shopping Centre opened its first gender-neutral bathroom. The Toronto mall is the latest public space to offer such washrooms as schools, restaurants, community centres and other institutions move to be more inclusive. “The new …

Bayern Munich Forward Kingsley Coman Says He Would Rather Retire Than Face Another Operation

Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman has opened up on a tough personal year, saying he would rather give up football altogether than undergo another operation to amend his persistent injury issues.  The France international has managed just one start this season, missing nearly three months of action after the foot injury that previously kept him out from …

Trump meeting with Schumer, Pelosi erupts over border wall

Political fireworks erupted in the Oval Office Tuesday between President Donald Trump, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi over border wall funding. At first, the president welcomed Pelosi and Schumer into the Oval Office and discussed criminal justice reform while rattling off numbers about the proposed border wall. But things …