Prominent U.S. religious conservatives defend Trump after Charlottesville

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two prominent religious conservatives defended U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday after he was widely criticized for blaming both white nationalists and counter-protesters for last weekend’s violence at a Virginia rally organized by neo-Nazis and white supremacists. Evangelical Christian Jerry Falwell Jr said Trump could be more polished and politically correct but …

Jerry Lewis, comedian and film-maker, 1926-2017

In screen comedy, he was the greatest one-man show since Charlie Chaplin. Jerry Lewis, who died on Sunday at the age of 91, was a multitasking comedian/film-maker who wrote, directed and starred in many of his movies. His empire extended, in space and time, like no other comedian’s since the silent era. Active for half …