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Budweiser's powerful pro-immigration Super Bowl ad is ideal Budweiser's powerful pro-immigration Super Bowl ad is ideal
- February 06, 2017

This year's Super Bowl between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots is set to kick off at 6:30 p.m. E.T. The game will be televised on FOX. This year, the vehicle company is running a series of ads with an environmental theme, starring actress Melissa McCarthy. The ad is not an exact record of the company's origin - Busch did not happen to run into Anheuser in St Louis as the ad suggested, but married the man's daughter and took over a small brewery acquired by Anheuser. (more...)
Taylor Swift's pre-Super Bowl concert might be her only 2017 show Taylor Swift's pre-Super Bowl concert might be her only 2017 show
- February 06, 2017

Understandable, of course. Taylor was on the road FOREVER past year, so it's only natural she takes a break, lays low at home, probably writes more new music , starts another album... With just her acoustic guitar, Swift slowed things down for a more intimate take on the Fifty Shades Darker track that had fans singing along. "So what I'm trying to tell you is, by coming here tonight, you're essentially attending 100 percent of my tour dates for the year, so thank you!" Earlier in 2016, ... (more...)
Southampton 1-3 West Ham: 5 things we learned Southampton 1-3 West Ham: 5 things we learned
- February 06, 2017

Seeing Hart with the colors of another Premier League club will only rub salt into the wounds of City supporters' broken hearts. Though he failed to track the run of Manolo Gabbiadini for Southampton's opener, Fonte turned in an otherwise assured performance in what he described as a "strange afternoon" back at St Mary's. (more...)
Why Jennifer Lopez really wants you to look at her
- February 05, 2017

J.Lo was more covered up on the cover of W magazine alongside Donatella Versace, Kate Moss, Jessica Chastain, and Taraji P. Henson. "And then it flips: Men get super insecure, and women get comfortable in their own skin, in a way that makes them more lovely". (more...)
Sharkwater Documentarian Rob Stewart Found Dead at 37 After Scuba Dive
- February 05, 2017

Janszen said another diver in Stewart's group had passed out and was being tended to on the dive boat when Stewart resurfaced. Mr. Stewart , 37, from Toronto, was reported missing at 5:13 p.m. Besides the U.S. Coast Guard, the three-day search for the filmmaker from Canada was aided by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office and by the U.S. Navy, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. (more...)
School Board drafts letter opposing DeVos as Secretary of Education School Board drafts letter opposing DeVos as Secretary of Education
- February 05, 2017

He says DeVos told him she won't take away public funding from North Dakota schools. In the case of a tie, it would be the first time a vice president has been the deciding vote on a nomination, and the first time a vice president has had to break a Senate tie since March 2008, when Vice President Dick Cheney cast a deciding vote on a package of tax cuts. (more...)
Celebrity Big Brother 2017: Kim Woodburn is NOT happy Coleen Nolan won Celebrity Big Brother 2017: Kim Woodburn is NOT happy Coleen Nolan won
- February 05, 2017

She added that he constant clashes with Kim left her constantly bewildered. "Nobody knows how to play the game better than Big Brother", she said. "Because its been much tougher and each time something negative happened it wasn't affecting me so much because I thought I can't control anything on the outside". (more...)
Bruce Springsteen decries Trump at Melbourne gig Bruce Springsteen decries Trump at Melbourne gig
- February 04, 2017

During a wide-ranging interview on Marc Maron's "WTF" podcast in January, Springsteen said he doubts Trump "is simply competent enough" to be president. He also voiced support for the Women's March during a previous stop in Perth, which took place one day after the massive demonstration unfolded in D.C. (more...)
UC Berkeley blames 'masked individuals' for violence UC Berkeley blames 'masked individuals' for violence
- February 04, 2017

While the students tried to block the entrance to the building, a group of masked protesters, apparently from outside the university , turned violent trying to break down barricades and throw fireworks towards the venue. The man told the news site that he had been hit by an anti-fascist demonstrator. University police ordered protesters to disperse at 9:54 pm Wednesday and multiple campus buildings were locked down. (more...)
Hillary Clinton Went To a Broadway Show and Everyone Freaked Out
- February 04, 2017

She lost to Barack Obama in the 2008 Democratic primaries and, despite winning the popular vote , to Trump in 2016. The book will be illustrated by Marla Frazee and is set for publication in September. "For the past 21 years, the Gallup survey has ranked Hillary Rodham Clinton as the most admired woman in the world, and there are at least 65 million people in the United States who agree", said Jonathan Karp, President and publisher of Simon & Schuster. (more...)
Nicki Minaj's House Hit in $200k Burglary Nicki Minaj's House Hit in $200k Burglary
- February 04, 2017

There were also signs of forced entry. New reports claim the Barbie has gone to extreme measures to protect her California home following a massive burglary. According to Minaj's Instagram post, the rapper was hanging out with her buddies, Drake , and Lil Wayne, at the time of the apparent burglary. No suspects have been identified yet and an investigation is continuing, the spokesman said. (more...)
Lady Gaga's Super Bowl show sure to be a spectacle
- February 04, 2017

The performance is sure to include her signature flair, plenty of guest appearances , and if her Instagram is any clue, horses. Then there's the Houston angle - sure, it's where the game is located this Sunday, but it's also the stomping ground of Beyoncé and her posse. (more...)
Kylie Minogue is 'devastated and heartbroken' after split from Joshua Sasse Kylie Minogue is 'devastated and heartbroken' after split from Joshua Sasse
- February 04, 2017

The actor - who is most known for his role in the ABC series Galavant - met Spanish actress Marta Milans a year ago and Kylie reportedly became suspicious over their relationship. She had long term relationship with Martinez that ended in 2007. A few months later, in February 2016, the two have publicly announced their engagement. (more...)
Australia's Tigerair to quit Bali flights after impasse with Indonesia Australia's Tigerair to quit Bali flights after impasse with Indonesia
- February 04, 2017

BUDGET airline Tigerair has cancelled all its flights to Bali after negotiations with Indonesian authorities failed to bear fruit. Tigerair decided the delay meant the service was no longer financially viable and would withdraw from flying between Australia and Bali for good, effective immediately. (more...)
Houston Hotels to Enjoy Significant Growth From Super Bowl 51 Houston Hotels to Enjoy Significant Growth From Super Bowl 51
- February 04, 2017

It's those massive viewership numbers that drive huge price tags for 30-second Super Bowl commercial spots. Buick's ad a year ago did not do especially well. At Super Bowl time , the bonuses paid to the participating teams are taxable if the game is in an income-tax-collecting state. He says Anheuser-Busch is always a big spender as well. (more...)
Trump 'abruptly ends' phone call with Australian PM Turnbull in refugee row
- February 04, 2017

In his tweet Wednesday, Trump also said he would "study" the deal, and referred to the asylum seekers as "illegal immigrants". It says that the United States agrees to take in as many as 1,250 refugees , many of whom are Muslim , who are in poorly maintained detention centers in Pacific island camps. (more...)
Tens of thousands of visas revoked by Trump's travel ban
- February 04, 2017

District Court in Virginia involving two Yemeni brothers denied entry when they arrived at Virginia's Dulles International Airport following Trump's January 27 order. The attorneys' statement came after a question from the judge about how many people have been affected by the order. Those now in the US on revoked visas will still be allowed to live in the USA for the term of their visa and do the things they were previously authorized to do, such as working or attending school, a ... (more...)
Ed Sheeran 'deeply concerned' over online touts as tickets sold for £1000
- February 03, 2017

It's so unfair for real fans'. The spokesman said: "Tickets for gigs are not allowed on eBay and any listings will be removed". Would you pay that much for a concert ticket? Square Security reported that some had even been there since last night! 'Via Twickets, everything is at face value (or less), so you're protected against fraud and ugly overpricing'. (more...)
Ed Sheeran 'deeply concerned' over online touts as tickets sold for £1000
- February 03, 2017

It's so unfair for real fans'. The spokesman said: "Tickets for gigs are not allowed on eBay and any listings will be removed". Would you pay that much for a concert ticket? Square Security reported that some had even been there since last night! 'Via Twickets, everything is at face value (or less), so you're protected against fraud and ugly overpricing'. (more...)
Instagram reportedly testing feature to post multiple photos in a single post
- February 03, 2017

Because we all like it when we get more likes don't we? A new update to Instagram is bringing support for uploading multiple photos into one post, arguably a much needed extra. Currently, only advertisers are seen using this feature. The Instagram stories feature is already quite successful, and the app is now looking forward at improving their offerings. (more...)
Filmmaker Antoine Fuqua steps down as 'Scarface' director
- February 03, 2017

We assume it will be Pacino's role of Tony Montana, but could very well be Rebenga by Roberto Contreras. "Scarface" fans can get excited now that the lead actor to star in the classic film's remake has finally been revealed. It was based on late crime writer Armitage Trail's 1929 novel of the same name , which was inspired by real-life mob boss Al Capone. The remake's script is being written by Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter and the production team working on the film will ... (more...)
Justin Bieber Celebrates The Touchdown Dance In T-Mobile Super Bowl Ad Justin Bieber Celebrates The Touchdown Dance In T-Mobile Super Bowl Ad
- February 03, 2017

We got the shimmy, we got the shake and the shimmy-shimmy shake and then there was T.O. The ad is all about the "history" of the touchdown celebration and T-Mobile One, but there's also a contest included. 6. Rob Gronkowski may not be able to step onto the field for the Patriots in Sunday's Super Bowl 51 matchup against the Atlanta Falcons, but he's clearly keeping busy off of it. (more...)
Tamron Hall leaves NBC, 'Today' in Megyn Kelly scheduling shake-up
- February 02, 2017

On one day in December she filled in for both Guthrie and Hall while also hosting MSNBC Live . "To all my great colleagues, I will miss you and I will be rooting for you", Hall said. On the latter network, she co-hosted The Big Picture before going on to host two of her own shows, NewsNation With Tamron Hall and Deadline Crime With Tamron Hall . (more...)
John Wetton of King Crimson and Asia Has Died at 67
- February 02, 2017

Wetton had remarried just two months earlier and had been due to return to the road with Asia in March in a North American tour with stadium rock favorites Journey . Either way, Asia continued on without him, though Wetton eventually reunited with Downes under the name iCon and then eventually joined back up with Asia as well. (more...)
Underwater Filmmaker Missing Off Florida Keys Underwater Filmmaker Missing Off Florida Keys
- February 02, 2017

Tuesday, according to the Coast Guard. "Coast Guard watch standers issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast, launched a Station Islamorada 33-foot Law Enforcement Special Purpose Craft boat crew, launched an Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and diverted the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton", it said. (more...)