A federal judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s “heartbeat” abortion law

A federal judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s “heartbeat” abortion law

The legal fight begins. A federal judge has temporarily blocked Mississippi’s law banning abortions at as early as six weeks — after the detection of a heartbeat — marking the beginning of what will almost certainly be a drawn-out battle in the courts. “Allowing the law to take effect would force the clinic to stop providing most abortion care,” US District Judge Carlton Reeves wrote in the temporary injunction he issued Friday afternoon. “By banning…

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'I followed my dream': Canadian Aladdin star Mena Massoud's magic carpet ride to stardom

'I followed my dream': Canadian Aladdin star Mena Massoud's magic carpet ride to stardom

Be true to yourself and you can achieve your dreams is a message Mena Massoud embodies both in his breakout role as Aladdin, as well as in his own life. The 27-year-old actor has criss-crossed the globe in recent weeks to promote the latest Disney live-action remake, but brought the production home to Toronto this week for its Canadian premiere. Powered by WPeMatico

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You’re watching Fox News. You just don’t know it.

You’re watching Fox News. You just don’t know it.

The “hack gap” keeps right-wing BS front and center. We tend to assume that if a story is being covered by major news networks, it’s because journalists have decided that the story is important. But thanks to Fox News, that’s not always true. Fox was specifically created to treat right-wing pseudo-scandals as major news stories. Whether it’s President Obama saluting a Marine while holding a latte or Hillary Clinton coughing during a campaign speech, Fox…

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