Allen Weisselberg, chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, got an immunity deal in the case against former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen. David Pecker also received immunity from New York prosecutors. Pecker is a close friend of the president and head of American Media Inc., owner of the National Enquirer.
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Former Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle was once married to San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom, who made history with his liberal politics as he supported gay marriage, pushed the city to join the Kyoto protocol and to adopt universal health care and gun control. They divorced 12 years ago. Then Guilfoyle started dating Donald Trump, Jr. and until recently was a star on Fox News, where she promoted her boyfriend’s father’s policies, including his fight against the press.
Our critics review a remake of the 1973 Steve McQueen-Dustin Hoffman movie “Papillon;” “The Happytime Murders,” a Muppet movie starring Melissa McCarthy and Elizabeth Banks; “The Bookshop,” about a widow who opens a bookstore in a small conservative town; “Support the Girls,” starring Regina Hall as the owner of a Hooters-like sports bar.
Airlines are looking into new wellness programs for ultra-long, nonstop flights, including changing menus to promote hydration. We hear about those strategies, and get tips for avoiding germs on flights of any duration. We learn how filthy the bathrooms are, how contaminated the water can be, and why you should keep that overhead fan on all the time.
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