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Halep and Cornet become latest players to criticize Sharapova's wild-card entry Halep and Cornet become latest players to criticize Sharapova's wild-card entry
- April 26, 2017

Debate rages about the Russian's crime and punishment. Sharapova returns to the court at the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart on Wednesday, the first day when she is eligible to play again following a suspension the 30-year-old was given after testing positive for cardiac drug meldonium last January. (more...)
Fast And Furious Takes Over Star Wars For Largest Ever Movie Launch
- April 26, 2017

However, the movie went above-and-beyond for fans internationally pulling in $432.2 million which leaves the film at a projected total of $532.5 million. What an incredible opening weekend for The Fate of the Furious! The F. Gary Gray-directed The Fate of the Furious stars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez , Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Nathalie Emmanuel, Elsa Pataky, Kurt Russell, Scott Eastwood, Charlize Theron and Helen Mirren. (more...)
Hundreds turnout for annual Easter egg hunt Hundreds turnout for annual Easter egg hunt
- April 26, 2017

In Wamac , Mayor Butch Mathis is coordinating the Easter Egg hunt for the 8th year at the Wamac Park at one Sunday afternoon. The event coordinators divided the kids into three different age groups, which had their own scheduled egg drops, according to the event's website . (more...)
Former NY police, lawyer arrested in gun licensing probe Former NY police, lawyer arrested in gun licensing probe
- April 26, 2017

At a news conference, NYPD Commissioner James P. O'Neill said he was "absolutely appalled" at what happened and promised that changes have been made to prevent a recurrence. And Valastro, 58, who retired from the NYPD in 1999, owns the Valastro International Tactical Academy gun store in Queens. Chambers was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit bribery and one count of bribery. (more...)
Frozen 2 And The Lion King Will Bow In 2019 Frozen 2 And The Lion King Will Bow In 2019
- April 26, 2017

But regardless, parents should expect to just hide their wallets for the next few years, since Disney plans on releasing this just a few months before the next Star Wars in 2019. "Now that we've been involved in it for awhile, what's exciting is it feels like it builds on the first movie", he said. HollywoodLifers , which Disney movie are you looking forward to the most? Granted, it was aimed at the younger audience, but I fear they will approach Frozen 2 in the same vein. (more...)
New York City Plans to Expand Preschool to 3-Year-Olds New York City Plans to Expand Preschool to 3-Year-Olds
- April 26, 2017

But the program will cost much more than that - more than $1 billion - and de Blasio says he expects the state and federal governments to help with funding. De Blasio, a Democrat seeking re-election this year, acknowledged the pre-K expansion effort will "not be easy" - the city will need to find more classroom space, something it struggled with during the initial pre-K rollout, and will need to hire more teachers. (more...)
Erin Moran likely died of cancer complications, officials say Erin Moran likely died of cancer complications, officials say
- April 25, 2017

No illegal narcotics were found at the house, the sheriff's department said. She later recounted pressure from the show's producers to lose weight and dress more revealingly during her teenage years. Scott and Moran, 56, played Happy Days' young lovers Joanie Cunningham and Chachi Arcola. Erin Moran reportedly died of stage 4 cancer. She had been found shortly after 4 p.m. (more...)
Kendrick Lamar Is Coming to Phoenix Kendrick Lamar Is Coming to Phoenix
- April 25, 2017

Kendrick Lamar announced a North American summer tour Monday to promote his new album DAMN. Kendrick Lamar will kick off his upcoming tour this July in Arizona. "This is your best one to me, no bulls***", she added including the "100%" emoji, which she used several times in the text. "DAMN" is an introspective work of hip-hop storytelling that features Rihanna and U2. (more...)
Trump doesn't call killing of Armenians a genocide Trump doesn't call killing of Armenians a genocide
- April 25, 2017

More than 200,000 people of Armenian descent live in Los Angeles County, making Southern California home to the largest Armenian community outside of Armenia. The story begins in 1915 in an office in the Turkish city of Erzurum, when a high-level official of the Ottoman Empire punched out a telegram in secret code to a colleague in the field, asking for details about the deportations and killings of Armenians in eastern Anatolia, the easternmost part of contemporary Turkey. (more...)
Latest Lawsuit Alleges Black Fox Employees Forced to Arm Wrestle for Entertainment Latest Lawsuit Alleges Black Fox Employees Forced to Arm Wrestle for Entertainment
- April 25, 2017

Slater was sacked from the network last month, and the network issued a statement saying that they "took the appropriate action in investigating and firing Ms. Though Slater is the primary offending party in the suit, the legal action extends to other Fox News employees, including accounting director Tammy Efinger . (more...)
'Grossly Inappropriate': CNN Anchor Alisyn Camerota Reveals Roger Ailes Sexually Harassed Her 'Grossly Inappropriate': CNN Anchor Alisyn Camerota Reveals Roger Ailes Sexually Harassed Her
- April 25, 2017

That lawsuit, which was filed a month after Ailes resigned in disgrace, also alleged that Tantaros was the subject of unwanted advances from Bill O'Reilly, the popular host who was let go by Fox News last week following revelations of settlements paid to women who accused him of inappropriate behavior. (more...)
Drinking a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino is like eating 6 Krispy Kreme doughnuts Drinking a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino is like eating 6 Krispy Kreme doughnuts
- April 24, 2017

But this unusual new addition to the frappuccino family isn't here to stay, as it is only going to be available between April 19 and April 23. This goes to show that the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino is basically a swoosh of ice, milk, and a mango base, loaded with lots of food color and sugar. (more...)
Judge blocks sound engineer's release of Prince EP
- April 24, 2017

RMA ( Rogue Music Alliance ) announced the undiscovered six song EP on Tuesday (April 18th) which was set for release on Friday, April 21st digitally - the one year anniversary of his passing - and June 2nd physically. "Therefore the " Deliverance " single will continue to be sold". "The court order has not enjoined the released single " Deliverance ". "I hope when people hear Prince singing these songs it will bring comfort to many", Boxill said in a press release published Tuesday by ... (more...)
Legal rulings could force Texas back into federal oversight Legal rulings could force Texas back into federal oversight
- April 24, 2017

In using race to configure House districts, the judges said, Texas Republicans "turned the Voting Rights Act on its head". (The Court's decisions also effectively allowed the Texas redistricting and voter ID laws , which had all been tied up in court, to go into effect.) But the Court allowed for the possibility that states could be placed back under federal oversight if contemporary discrimination was found . (more...)
Rob Lowe debuts as KFC's newest colonel Sunday Rob Lowe debuts as KFC's newest colonel Sunday
- April 24, 2017

KFC has introduced two new icons to their already delicious brand: a new spicy chicken sandwich and their newest celebrity Colonel. Lowe is the latest Hollywood star to step into the perpetually white shoes of Kentucky Fried Chicken icon, Colonel Sanders . (more...)
Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005 Arkansas carries out first execution since 2005
- April 23, 2017

Thirty-one states now administer the death penalty, and lethal injection is the primary means of execution in all of them. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel). Gov. Asa Hutchinson's office acknowledged that the original plan confronted tall obstacles. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito issued a temporary stay until 8:30 p.m. (more...)
Why asking a female celebrity about fashion isn't automatically sexist
- April 23, 2017

But I'd also love to answer some of these Qs. Spotted: us losing our shit! Asked about the possibility of rebooting the series she said: 'I don't know. She told HollywoodLife.com about the women she's has spoken with about the gender pay gap. "I think all women are powerful. There's so much that has happened in silence", she continued. (more...)
A Whole New 'Fast & Furious' Franchise Just Got The Greenlight A Whole New 'Fast & Furious' Franchise Just Got The Greenlight
- April 23, 2017

At least until a mysterious criminal known as Cipher (Charlize Theron) comes in and ultimately convinces Dom to work for her, as well as telling him to betray his team. Before the opening credits, we enjoy a road race through the streets of Havana that seems to have nothing to do with the rest of the two and a quarter-hour movie until one of the Cuban racers appears near the end of the film. (more...)
Labour MP says her party is not trying to win election
- April 23, 2017

But Mr Corbyn appeared to dodge the question, replying: "The European Union negotiations are going on and we set out our (red) lines on the negotiation". "Division in Westminster will risk our ability to make a success of Brexit". Labour's Jeremy Corbyn accused the PM of "dodging" a head-to-head showdown and the Lib Dems urged broadcasters to "empty chair" her. (more...)
Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers
- April 22, 2017

The company added 1.42 million domestic customers, below the 1.5 million estimate and guidance. Netflix also provided guidance for the second quarter. 'The model works from a consumer perspective because it is such a good value, ' Pachter said. Netflix , on the other hand, has no plans to do either. (more...)
Experts say police who dragged passenger had other options Experts say police who dragged passenger had other options
- April 22, 2017

He has promised to review United's passenger-removal policy. Dao can be seen in the video being dragged out of the plane with blood running down his face. Munoz expressed regret for his widely-criticised initial response to the debacle in which he appeared to put partial blame for the incident on the 69-year-old passenger, saying he "defied" authorities and "compounded" the incident. (more...)
'I'm done,' Kris Jenner cuts ties with ex Caitlyn Jenner over memoir 'I'm done,' Kris Jenner cuts ties with ex Caitlyn Jenner over memoir
- April 22, 2017

Her mom agrees and goes onto explain how exhausted she is being made out to be the bad person. "Why does everything have to be that Kris is such a b.ch and an a.hole?" When wife Kris Jenner and their family were out, the former Olympian would dress in her secret clothes, but things went wrong one evening. (more...)
The only thing new about Nike's latest Apple Watch is the band The only thing new about Nike's latest Apple Watch is the band
- April 22, 2017

On its official blog, Nike announced today that a new version of the Apple Watch Nike + is out which is very close to the previous model. The new version is a tie up between Apple and Nike and to be called the NikeLab . That exclusivity is apparently carrying over to the NikeLab-edition Apple Watch. This suggests that the Apple Watch NikeLab is not really a successor of the Apple Watch Nike +. (more...)
Democrats aim to 'Make Trump Furious' in Georgia election Democrats aim to 'Make Trump Furious' in Georgia election
- April 21, 2017

A young Democrat, Jon Ossoff, in the USA state of Georgia has come very close to winning congressional seat held by Republicans for decades. The news also comes on a day in which Ossoff brought in a record amount of cash - $500,000 in a single day - for his runoff campaign against Handel, which is set for June 20. (more...)
Zoo owner: April the giraffe's baby is 'very independent' Zoo owner: April the giraffe's baby is 'very independent'
- April 21, 2017

April the giraffe finally gives birthWhile the calf's weight is now unknown, zoo officials said they weigh around 150 pounds and are about 6-feet tall at birth. April gave birth to her fourth calf yesterday. April has her own website and even an apparel line. The zoo began streaming from April's enclosure in February. (more...)