Rights to the incendiary ‘Fire and Fury’ book that left Trump and the White House reeling have been sold in 35 countries

The incendiary tell-all book that sent President Donald Trump and the White House reeling earlier this month is going international. Rights to “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” have been sold to “at least 35 countries,” the book’s publisher said at a gathering on Wednesday night, according to CNN’s Brian Stelter. The publisher thanked author Michael Wolff for “taking on the planet’s biggest bully,” referring to Trump. Rights to the tell-all book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” have been sold in at least 35 countries. The book’s publisher made that announcement during a gathering of journalists and media-industry luminaries on Wednesday night. The news was… Read More

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10 things you need to know in markets today

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know on Thursday. 1. Marks & Spencer is closing its London distribution centre, putting 380 jobs at risk, after disappointing Christmas trading figures. The move, part of the chief executive Steve Rowe’s five-year turnaround plan, will see the high street retailer exit its Neasden site in the north of the capital and transfer the work to other sites. 2. Société Générale has been ordered to hand back a €2.2 billion tax credit that the bank obtained after the biggest rogue trading scandal in France’s history. It said it would fight the tax office in the courts to keep the money, the Times reports.… Read More

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Donovan Mitchell dunkfest powers Jazz to much-needed win over Kings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — After dropping five of the last six games entering Sacramento, Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors described Wednesday’s game as a “must-win” for the team. A victory against the lowly Kings surely wouldn’t signify any immediate impact in the standings, but after the rough patch of injuries and losses, Utah simply needed to feel some sort of success again. “We need a win,” Favors said during shootaround. “We definitely need a win so I think tonight is kind of a must-win game for us just to get us back on track so I’m pretty sure we’re going to come out with a lot of energy and play as… Read More

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Stanford’s Josh Sharma dunks Cardinal past Arizona State

STANFORD — Josh Sharma had been an afterthought through most of the season for the Cardinal. But in a crucial matchup for a share of first place in the Pac-12 on the line, Sharma emerged from the shadows to help Stanford push its win streak to five in conference play. The Stanford junior powered the Cardinal to a 86-77 victory with five impressive dunks in the second half of Wednesday’s showdown with No. 16 Arizona State, including monster dunk from the backup center midway through the half that brought the entire crowd of 4,014 fans at Maples Pavilion to their feet and pushed Stanford’s lead to 15 points. Sharma, who… Read More

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Dennis Rodman Enters Rehab for ‘His Issue with Alcohol’ After DUI Arrest in California

Dennis Rodman has entered rehab after he was arrested Saturday night for DUI in Newport Beach, California. Rodman’s agent, Dennis Prince, tells PEOPLE the decision was made by Rodman, saying, “Dennis decided it was time to get help for his issue with alcohol and finally get to the underlying root before it’s too late.” Prince added he was “very proud and supportive” of Rodman and asked for “prayers and support at this time.” According to TMZ, Rodman was pulled over for a traffic violation on Saturday at about 11 p.m. Rodman reportedly failed a field sobriety test and was arrested. Rodman, a five-time NBA champion and two-time Defensive Player of… Read More

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Ryan Reynolds Pays Birthday Tribute to Betty White with Her Favorite ‘Tinis and Weenies’

Ryan Reynolds is paying tribute to his on-screen grandmother, Betty White! On Instagram Wednesday, the actor, 41, shared a Deadpool-themed birthday message to the 96-year-old Golden Girls star, who he starred opposite as her grandson in the 2009 film The Proposal. “Happy Birthday to the one and only @bettymwhite ! Cheers to another year of ‘Tinis and Weenies!” Reynolds captioned his photo of the antihero with a framed picture of White eating a hotdog. RELATED: In Honor of Her Birthday, 15 of Betty White’s Best (and Funniest!) Quotes White previously revealed to Parade magazine that her secret to a healthy life is consuming foods that she loves, including hot dogs… Read More

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David Harbour Will Officiate a Fan’s Wedding After Her Tweet Gets More Than 125,000 Retweets

One fan’s dream wedding is going to get a little stranger. David Harbour agreed to officiate a fan’s wedding on the condition that she meet a certain set of requirements. A fan named Ericka asked Harbour, 42, on Monday, “What would it take to get @DavidKHarbour to be the Officiant at my wedding in September?!” And the Stranger Things actor answered, tweeting, “125k retweets. Provided date works with s3 shooting schedule, I will get ordained and perform ceremony. I get to read an esteemed love letter of my choosing, and after the cake is officially cut, I get the very first piece. #allthecakes.” What would it take to get @DavidKHarbour… Read More

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Stanford men handle Arizona State to continue impressive win streak

STANFORD — Josh Sharma had been an afterthought through most of the season for the Cardinal. But in a crucial matchup for a share of first place in the Pac-12 on the line, Sharma emerged from the shadows to help Stanford push its win streak to five in conference play. The Stanford junior powered the Cardinal to a 86-77 victory with five impressive dunks in the second half of Wednesday’s showdown with No. 16 Arizona State, including monster dunk from the backup center midway through the half that brought the entire crowd of 4,014 fans at Maples Pavilion to their feet and pushed Stanford’s lead to 15 points. Sharma, who… Read More

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WHL Roundup: Phillips leads Royals over Winterhawks

PORTLAND, Ore. – Matthew Phillips scored once and set up two more as the Victoria Royals downed the Portland Winterhawks 4-2 on Wednesday in Western Hockey League action. Tanner Kaspick scored the eventual winner at 11:14 of the third period for the Royals (26-16-4), who also got another from Tyler Soy. Skyler McKenzie and Cody Glass scored for the Winterhawks (26-14-4). Griffen Outhouse made 28 saves for the win as Cole Kehler turned away 22 shots in defeat. The Royals went 0 for 3 on the power play while the Winterhakws were 2 for 3. — PATS 4 RAIDERS 3 PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — Matt Bradley scored twice as Regina… Read More

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