The Watchmen cometh in HBO GO/HBO series FUNFARE - Ricky Lo (The Philippine Star) - September 2, 2019 - 12:00am Based on the DC Comics limited series of the same title created by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, the nine-episode first season of Watchmen will air in October on HBO with Damon Lindelof as executive producer/writer and Regina King as lead actress. Lindelof explained on social media that the new series is not a direct adaptation of the 1980s original source material but a remixed version set in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in an alternative reality in 2019, one with no Internet or smartphones, 34 years after the comic series ends. It tells an entirely new story in which “superheroes and masked vigilantes were outlawed due to their violent methods, but some of them gather around to start a revolution while others attempt to stop it.” There’s a report that Robert Redford has postponed his retirement to play US … [Read more...] about The Watchmen cometh in HBO GO/HBO series
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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the Moon's Sea of Tranquility WASHINGTON - Fifty years ago on Saturday, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans in history to set foot on the Moon, an event watched on television by half a billion people.Their lunar module, named "Eagle," touched down at 2018 GMT (4:18pm ET) on July 20, 1969.A little over six hours later, at 0256 GMT, Armstrong placed his left foot on the lunar surface, declaring: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."NASA has been in overdrive for several weeks to mark the anniversary, with exhibits and events nationwide but most notably at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida and the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. On Saturday, Vice President Mike Pence is due to deliver a speech from the Kennedy Space Center, from where Armstrong, Aldrin and Michael Collins, the third crew member took off. All three men were born in 1930.Pence sent shockwaves through … [Read more...] about 50 years ago, humanity’s first steps on another world
US President Donald Trump, under growing pressure from numerous investigations of him and his administration, last week scorned talk of being removed from office via the impeachment process as "dirty, filthy, disgusting." The US Constitution empowers Congress to impeach the president, although no president has ever been removed from office as a direct result of this arduous procedure. Some lawmakers in the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives favor starting the process. But the Senate, where it would have to end, is controlled by Trump's fellow Republicans. They are unlikely to remove him from office, unless public sentiment shifts strongly in favor of it. The following is how the impeachment process works. WHY IMPEACHMENT? The founders of the United States created the office of the presidency and feared that its powers could be abused. So they included impeachment as a central part of the Constitution. They gave the House "the sole power of impeachment;" the Senate, "the … [Read more...] about What would it take for US Congress to impeach Trump?