Fox and Friends host Pete Hegseth claimed he was banned from Twitter Saturday for posting an anti-American manifesto from Pensacola shooter Mohammed Alshamrani. Hegseth posted the screenshots Sunday showing his tweet, and said the actions were “Islamist terror.” He posted the messages from Alshamrani’s Twitter account. Saudi military student Alshamrani killed three people and injured 12 when he opened fire at Navy Station Pensacola on Friday. The assault was filmed by several fellow Saudi cadets, several of whom went missing in the aftermath. A few others have been detained by the US military. “The coward posted it just hours before his terrorist attack,” Hegseth wrote. “This is Islamist terror. No reason to ever mince words. Saudi Arabia must be held to account.” Related Story Donald Trump Rings In New Year Mocking Elizabeth Warren's White House Run News Alshamrani’s social media accounts, which have now been taken … [Read more...] about ‘Fox And Friends’ Host Pete Hegseth Banned From Twitter For Saudi Manifesto Post
The world’s oldest film festival will once again debut a slew of buzz-worthy titles on the Lido. The Venice Film Festival, the world’s oldest film fest, on Thursday unveiled the lineup for its 76th edition in Rome. That means awards season has officially kicked off in full swing as a new slate of Oscar hopefuls plan on launching their campaigns in Italy beginning in August. Jury head Lucrecia Martel will lead a jury of international film names to bestow top prizes: the Golden Lion for best film, the Grand Special Jury Prize, the Silver Lion for best director, the Special Jury Prize, the Volpi Cup for best actor and actress, the best screenplay honor and the Marcello Mastroianni Award for best young actor or actress. Other jury members include Piers Handling, Jennifer Kent, Stacy Martin, Rodrigo Prieto, Tsukamoto Shinya and Paolo Virzi. While the lineup doesn't feature the type of award shoo-ins like last year's festival, which included Roma, The Favourite and A … [Read more...] about Venice Competition to Include Roman Polanski, Steven Soderbergh, James Gray’s ‘Ad Astra,’ Todd Phillips’ ‘Joker’
Days after blaming former President Obama for Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, President Trump is reportedly considering blocking $250 in military aid intended for the nation that has for years been the target of Russian military aggression. On Wednesday, Politico reported that Trump asked officials, particularly National Security Director John Bolton and new Defense Secretary Mark Esper, to review the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, the program that would provide the aid. According to officials a senior administration official, the president wants to make sure the U.S. interests abroad are being prioritized. Democratic lawmakers are not happy, citing the delay as an other example of Trump’s cozy relationship with Vladimir Putin. “Trump is sending up smoke signals bigger than mountains for Vladimir Putin,” Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) told CNN on Thursday. “And, for that matter, for those countries who are counting on U.S. assistance … [Read more...] about Why Is Trump Considering Blocking Military Aid to Ukraine?