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Stephen Curry Returns As Golden State Warriors Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Pelicans

The Golden State Warriors used their sixth and final gear late on Tuesday to win Game 2, 121-116 — taking the series 2-0 in their favor as they headed back to Louisiana for Game 3 against the New Orleans Pelicans.  White the Pelicans in the game in the first half, the reigning NBA Champions clamped down on New Orleans at the 3-point line, forcing them to shoot a combined 20 percent from beyond the arc in the first two periods.   For the Warriors, the story was also about the return of Stephen Curry, who had 12 points off the bench in the first half alone and scored 28 total before the game ended. ...Read more

List Of Robert Mueller’s Proposed Questions For President Revealed

After a leak of nearly 50 questions Special Counsel Robert Mueller would like to ask the President as part of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the possibility of officials in Donald Trump’s campaign colluding with the Russians, it’s now clear that the scope of Mueller’s investigation widened significantly. The language of the leaked questions was written by Trump’s legal team, written off a list of detailed topics Mueller’s team said they would like to ask about. After the questions were leaked, the nature of the questions that Mueller is seeking to ask Trump is thought to perhaps change the President’s mind about sitting for an interview with the special counsel. ...Read more

17 U.S. States To Challenge Trump Administration Over Vehicle Emissions

California and a group of 16 other states on Tuesday challenged the Trump administration’s decision to revise strict U.S. vehicle emissions and fuel efficiency rules put in place under former President Barack Obama. The 17 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision in April to declare U.S. vehicle emissions and fuel efficiency rules through 2025 “not appropriate.” The legal challenge comes as Democrats and environmental advocates vowed to challenge the Trump administration’s plans to weaken vehicle rules. ...Read more

Patriots’ Tom Brady Confirms He’ll Be Back For 2018-19 Season

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady confirmed his plans to play in 2018 and repeated his goal to extend his career into his mid-40s during an appearance Monday at the Milken Institute Global Conference in California.  He also detailed why he’s taking a different approach this offseason and decided on staying away from the team’s voluntary offseason program. Brady said, “I have personal goals. I want to keep playing. I’ve said for a long time I want to play to my mid-40s. I was told three years, when I was 36-37, ‘You can’t keep playing; no one wins Super Bowls [at that age].’ It’s a great challenge for me. I think I’ve been challenged my whole life. I feel like I can do it.” ...Read more

“Arrested Development” Season 4 Remix Coming To Netflix

Netflix will debut a re-cut edition of Arrested Development season 4 that at last puts the fragmented story in chronological order. Arrested Development creator Mitchell Hurwitz heard the complaints of fans about season 4 and promised a re-cut version that would put the episodes in chronological order. Now, as revealed on the Arrested Development Twitter, that re-cut is ready to come to Netflix. Hurwitz’s season 4 do-over goes by the title Arrested Development Season 4 Remix: Fateful Consequences. The re-worked season debuts on Netflix on Friday, May 4.  ...Read more

Arizona Teachers Continue Strike And Gather In The Thousands For Increased School Funding

In the third day of a statewide teacher walkout, Arizona educators gathered in the hundreds at the state’s capital and in other cities around the state to demand teacher raises and more school funding. Hundreds of schools have announced they will close, and the state legislature is expected to introduce a budget proposal soon to try to satisfy the teachers’ demands. The walkout has carried momentum of a national movement of teacher demonstrations, starting with a successful West Virginia teacher strike that began in February and continuing to Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arizona, and Colorado. On Thursday and Friday, the teachers and their supporters rallied in the thousands in temperatures over 90 degrees at the capitol to demand increased funding. More than 1,000 schools in the state closed for the walkout.  ...Read more

Stormy Daniels Files Defamation Lawsuit Against President Trump

On Monday, adult film star Stormy Daniels filed another lawsuit against President Trump, accusing him of defaming her by dismissing as a “con job” her claim that she was threatened in 2011 after giving an interview about their alleged affair. Daniels, who says she had a sexual relationship with Trump in 2006, said in a televised interview that she was with her infant daughter when a man approached her in a Las Vegas parking lot, told her to “leave Trump alone.” Daniels never reported the incident to police, but after she talked about the parking lot encounter she released a sketch of the man two weeks ago.  Trump responded on Twitter: “A sketch years later about a nonexistent man. A total con job, playing the Fake News Media for Fools (but they know it)!”  Daniels filed a new lawsuit on Monday in the federal court in the Southern District of New York, saying Trump’s tweet is “false and defamatory.” Charles Harder, an attorney representing Trump, did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment. ...Read more

Minnesota Vikings Re-Sign Veteran Cornerback Terence Newman

On Monday the Minnesota Vikings announced it re-signed 15-year NFL veteran cornerback Terence Newman. Newman will play his fourth season in Minneapolis; and 16th overall. In his three seasons with the Vikings, Newman has compiled 110 tackles, 25 passes defensed and five interceptions. Newman, who will turn 40 in September, has only missed one game during his stint with Minnesota. Newman will also reunite with head coach Mike Zimmer. Newman will now be coached by Zimmer in 10 of his 16 professional seasons, going back to his rookie year in Dallas where Zimmer served as the defensive coordinator. Newman will also be the oldest active defensive player in the NFL and ranks second among all active players with 42 career interceptions. ...Read more

LA Police Investigating Domestic Incident Involving Raiders LT Donald Penn

Los Angeles police are investigating an alleged domestic violence incident involving Raiders left tackle Donald Penn. No charges have been filed in the incident and no arrests have been made, police said. LAPD spokesperson Detective Meghan Aguilar said officers responded at about 9 p.m. Sunday to a radio call of a domestic violence incident. Officers met with a victim upon arrival and completed a domestic violence report that listed Penn as the suspect. Penn and his wife, Dominique, had issued the following statement: “There was a verbal disagreement, there was NO physical altercation. The two are in the middle of a divorce and it is a hard time for both parties.” Penn signed a two-year extension with the Raiders last September that runs through the 2019 season. He started 14 games last season and made the Pro Bowl despite finishing the season on injured reserve and is returning from foot surgery. ...Read more