Why Universal Pictures pulled its upcoming horror movie The Hunt

Betty Gilpin stars in The Hunt. | Universal Just how central was Donald Trump to the studio’s reasons for yanking the movie from its schedule? Universal Pictures has pulled the release of The Hunt, which was scheduled to come out September 27. In a statement on the movie’s website, the studio said that this is not “the right time” for the film to be released, especially considering the recent mass shootings in El Paso and…

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The conspiracy theories about the Clintons and Jeffrey Epstein’s death, explained

A New York State sex offender registry photo of Jeffrey Epstein. | New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services The idea that Bill and Hillary Clinton secretly kill their political enemies has circulated in right-wing fever swamps for decades. Within hours — maybe even minutes — of news breaking that hedge fund manager and convicted sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide in his jail cell, discussion immediately turned to one of Epstein’s most…

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Jeffrey Epstein wasn’t on suicide watch when he died. Officials want to know why.

The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York as he announced Jeffrey Epstein would face sex trafficking charges. | Stephanie Keith/Getty Images The FBI and DOJ have launched investigations into Epstein’s death. The FBI and Department of Justice are launching investigations into New York financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent death by suicide in a Manhattan jail early Saturday morning. The investigations come amid questions from lawmakers and others over how…

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