Republican National Committee chair says QAnon is 'something the voters are not even thinking about'In a recent poll, most voters who said they were familiar with QAnon characterized the movement as "very bad" for the country.
- While reboots and remakes have been pretty standard for the movie industry over the past decade or more, there are also the rare franchises that just keep moving forward, finding new life without starting from scratch. That's especially the case with the horror genre, where beloved movies like Halloween and The Craft are being kept alive to tell stories to a new generation of viewers, without throwing out the original films in their respective series.In 2018, Halloween hit theaters as a direct s
- With the launch of the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X/S coming up very soon, people understandably want to know which system is right for them, which dovetails with the contentious "console war" debates about which plastic box is better than the other plastic box.It's well and good to get all the information and make an informed decision about which console to buy, since we're talking about hundreds of dollars. But at the end of the day, we should remember that the big three--Sony, Microsof
- Days before the presidential election, dozens of states are experiencing serious Covid-19 surges.
- Amazon PrimeVideo has released a new show, just in time for Halloween--and it's perfect for the season. Truth Seekers, starring buddy comedy duo Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, is all about paranormal investigation with a goofy twist. Clocking in at only eight episodes, it's a great weekend binge if you're for a spooky time to distract yourself from the lack of costume parties and trick-or-treat this year.The set up is relatively simple. Frost plays Gus Roberts, a self-serious and deeply eccentric b
- It's Halloween-time, and it's very important that you get your scares in, even if this year is scary enough on its own. However, some of us take Halloween to the extremes, rewatching the same movies over and over again.And by "some of us," I mean "me." It's that time of the year for me to watch some of the dumbest and cheesiest horror movies on repeat. From stupid curses that make no literal sense to rock n' roll ghostly killers that have musical numbers to robotic mall security guards that exp
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons' Halloween event is nearly upon us, but some players are creating events of their own. They're using Animal Crossing as a way to trick-or-treat since it isn't safe to go house-to-house in real life.Players had already turned their islands into haunted houses and used the new skin tones from the Fall update to make elaborate costumes, so it's only natural that they would turn to the game to replace trick-or-treating. While some players simply plan to open their gates
- In this week's Grand Theft Auto V Online update, extraterrestrial Halloween-themed activities are in full swing. You'll get double payouts from Alien Survivals, Business Battles, and Gruesome Adversary modes.As Halloween season hits fever pitch this week, things are out-of-this-world unusual in GTA Online.
Alien Survivals are paying out Double GTA$ and RP, plus there are whispers that a UFO has been hauled off to Fort Zancudo for testing.https://t.co/MjG2cbJXcM pic.twitter.com/2mLPQOkp42—
- Joe Biden has been vague about his plans for the military if he wins the election, but one specific promise he has made is to roll back the Trump administration policy that effectively bars transgender service members from serving openly in accord with their gender identity.
- President Trump has a disturbing and downright false explanation for why America's coronavirus deaths are continuing to rise.While rallying in Michigan on Friday, Trump once again took aim at the U.S.'s coronavirus case and death counts, which are indisputably the highest in the world. But Trump didn't quite get the indisputable part of all that, claiming that doctors are only driving up death counts to make money.A lot of COVID-19 deaths have also been attributed to other causes, or comorbiditi
- NHL 94 Rewind, the retro-inspired hockey game mode that takes the current NHL roster and throws them into the trappings of NHL 94 but with modern controls, is now available for those who preordered NHL 21 on PlayStation 4 or Xbox One.NHL 21 launched on October 16, and those who preordered can now take their skills into the retro-styled throwback mode. All current NHL players will take on 16-bit styled graphics while retaining the controls featured in the main NHL 21 game.Publisher EA said that t
- A Florida shopper wouldn’t take no for an answer, and things got a little out of hand.
- When two prominent Georgia Republicans decided to run for the same U.S. Senate seat this year, Republicans didn’t expect a kind, gentle contest.But many also didn’t anticipate what the race ultimately became: a bitterly personal, scorched-earth brawl between Sen. Kelly Loeffler and Rep. Doug Collins that has frayed friendships, scrambled delicate political loyalties in Georgia, and split high-profile Washington Republicans, including President Donald Trump himself. Even worse for the
- At a campaign rally in Waterford Township, Mich., on Friday, President Trump appeared to mock Fox News host Laura Ingraham for wearing a mask, saying she was being “very politically correct.”
COVID-19 means US Air Force bombers flying around the world are operating in a 'degraded' environmentThe ongoing pandemic "means that we can't always stick to the same timelines, the same procedures," Air Force Lt. Col. Michael Middents told Insider.
- Gears Pop, Microsoft's mobile and PC Gears of War spin-off, is shutting down. You'll have until April 26, 2021 to enjoy the game's mix of Clash Royale and Gears characters before the servers go offline.Developed by Fall Guys creators Mediatonic, Gears Pop Was part of a push from Microsoft to diversify the genres its core franchises appeared in. The mobile game was announced alongside Gears Tactics in 2018--a XCOM spin on the Gears formula--before launching in 2019.A post on the game's official w
- The New York Times columnist Nick Kristof begs a number of questions in his new pro-abortion column, “Er, Can I Ask a Few Questions about Abortion?” I’ll leave Christians to debunk his more tendentious theological assertions. It is quite odd, however, to read enlightened secular pundits attempting to appropriate biblical text to argue that Jesus would have been completely cool with ending life for the sake of convenience.What would Jesus do? Avoid injecting potassium chloride i
- It was the final Call of Duty: Warzone circle and Redditor otbdotcom and his teammate were the only ones breathing clean air on the map. Every other corner of Verdansk was covered in deadly gas, but another player was still alive.A few seconds passed and the gas closed in and killed both otbdotcom and their partner, giving the win to the hidden player. They were hiding in the train station using what Warzone players call the "stim glitch," where they use an item that refills their health an infi
- Two new polls are shoring up predictions that Democrats will sweep North Carolina's statewide races next week.Democratic nominee Joe Biden has a 6-point lead over Trump in the typically red state, an NBC News/Marist poll of likely voters out Friday reveals. Meanwhile Democrat Cal Cunningham has a 10-point advantage over Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), suggesting he'll be one of the seats Democrats can count on to flip the Senate. And Gov. Roy Cooper (D) has the biggest lead of all: a whopping 19 poin
- The night of Oct. 12 was like any other for former beauty queen Leanza Cornett, according to her roommate, Sue Roberts.
- With 22 studios under its roof, Microsoft has a lot in the works for its Xbox Series consoles. To help keep track of it all, this video goes over every franchise Xbox Games Studios has cooking in the kitchen.
- A Democratic congressman told Hunter Biden’s former business associate, Tony Bobulinski, that he will defend him from attacks calling Bobulinski a "partisan hack" over his decision to go public with claims about the Biden family's foreign business dealings.Democratic Representative Ro Khanna sent an email to Bobulinski, who has donated to Khanna in the past, wishing him well and saying he vouched for him that he has "never been a ‘partisan hack’ in our interactio
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake hit Turkey, leaving 12 dead, over 600 injured, and toppling at least 20 buildingsSeventy people have been rescued from the debris in the Turkish city of Izmir so far, according to state media.
- A Louisville, Ky., police sergeant who was shot and injured by Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, during the botched raid that left Taylor dead is suing Walker on allegations of assault, battery and intentional emotional distress.
The flu shot lasts for about 6 months: Here's when it starts working and why it may get less effective as time goes onThe flu shot is effective for about six months. You should get it in October so it lasts through March and covers you through flu season.
- After unveiling and rolling out Ubisoft Connect--the combination of the Ubisoft Club and Uplay services--the company has detailed some of the games that support cross-generational play.Ubisoft said that For Honor and Rainbow Six Siege feature cross-gen support, meaning anyone who owns these games can play together on the same console family. Cross-gen won't work if you're playing on PlayStation 5 and your friend is playing on PC or Xbox One. Ubisoft confirmed that more details on cross-gen play
- With the weekly reset on November 3, we'll be in the final week of Destiny 2 before the launch of Beyond Light. This weekend marks your last chance to finish up the Festival of the Lost activities, and the penultimate visit by Exotics vendor Xur in the Season of Arrivals. Head to Titan, to the The Rig area, to find Xur this week. For his weapon, Xur is offering Skyburner's Oath. Hunters can pick up the Ophidia Spathe chest armor; for Titans, there's the Eternal Warrior helmet; and for Warlocks,
- The number of coronavirus infections in hard-hit Spain rose by 25,595 on Friday, the highest daily increase since the start of the pandemic and the second consecutive record after Thursday's 23,580, health ministry data showed.The death toll went up by 239, bringing the total number of fatalities to 35,878 in Spain, which approved a six-month state of emergency this week to try to curb the second wave of coronavirus contagion.The official cumulative number of infections now stands at 1,185,678,
- Jonathan Mattingly was injured in the raid in Kentucky in which police shot dead the black woman.
- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention set the stage for the return of U.S. cruising with the release Friday of a detailed series of requirements that could put ships back in operation in the coming months.
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