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Israel's surprise World Baseball Classic wins have Korea in trouble Israel's surprise World Baseball Classic wins have Korea in trouble
- March 08, 2017

Israel got out of the box fast with four runs in the first inning and never let the foot off the pedal, picking up 20 hits in the game and winning 15-7 . With two wins already pocketed, Israel is sitting pretty in Pool A , where it's atop the group with a game in hand on the Netherlands , which defeated South Korea to open its tournament. (more...)
Vets remove 915 coins from stomach of turtle named 'piggy bank'
- March 07, 2017

Surgeons in Thailand removed 915 coins from the 25-year-old turtle's stomach on Monday. "It was quite a hard and challenging task", said Pasakorn Briksawan, one of the surgeons operating on Omsin. However, the species is listed as "endangered" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), with its population in the wild shrinking and at a growing risk of extinction. (more...)
The Walking Dead: Season 7 finale will be 'very different' The Walking Dead: Season 7 finale will be 'very different'
- March 07, 2017

We may have hated the gory premiere, but it did kill off two major characters and set the scene for Rick's new world order. Michonne reassures Rick by saying that they still have time to take care of it. I guess it's supposed to be suspenseful, but it's impossible to muster up any emotion for a scenario so baldly lacking in suspense. He actually seemed slightly like a badass for a moment. (more...)
Chrissy Teigen Bravely Reveals Her Struggle With Postpartum Depression Chrissy Teigen Bravely Reveals Her Struggle With Postpartum Depression
- March 07, 2017

In addition to taking antidepressants for more than a month, she found a therapist who she's ready to visit. "I have a great life". "After I had Luna , our home was under construction, so we lived in a rental home, then a hotel, and I blamed whatever stress or detachment or sadness I was feeling at that time on the fact that there were so many odd circumstances", she explains. (more...)
Lorde Releases Dance-Inspired Lorde Releases Dance-Inspired "Green Light" (Universal Music)
- March 07, 2017

It's been almost four years since Lorde released her critically acclaimed debut album, " Pure Heroine ", and since the project's release, the 20-year-old New Zealand native has kept a low profile. Lorde has spoken about how the song is about her first major break-up, and the strength of the song is that it is not a wallowing in self-pity number, but rather looking to the future. (more...)
Chance The Rapper donating $1 million to Chicago's public schools Chance The Rapper donating $1 million to Chicago's public schools
- March 07, 2017

So, Chance made a decision to hold a press conference at Wescott Elementary in Chicago today specifically so he could talk about the city's public schools and his plan to help them. The governor's pension plan Monday is one he first pushed previous year, but he ultimately vetoed a plan to send money to CPS after Democratic Senate President John Cullerton publicly suggested there had never been a deal linking the two concepts. (more...)
Pregnant woman dons mask to recreate giraffe watch in live video Pregnant woman dons mask to recreate giraffe watch in live video
- March 07, 2017

Dietrich's video has more than 5.8 million views and has been shared more than 137,000 times. The almost eight-minute-long video was posted Sunday and shows Erin Dietrich, of Myrtle Beach, wearing a giraffe mask and assuming various positions as she awaits the birth of her child. (more...)
'Logan' Spoiler Alert: Wolverine Gets Killed By His Own Copy? 'Logan' Spoiler Alert: Wolverine Gets Killed By His Own Copy?
- March 07, 2017

It is brutal - easily earning its R-rating - but it packs a far more emotional punch than its vicious streak, also earning the title of most devastating comic book movie ever. that doesn't even exist yet (though Mangold is hoping for an X-23 spinoff film). There is an edge to him and that is exasperated by age and depression in Logan . (more...)
Tornado watch issued as strong storms take aim at Kansas City Tornado watch issued as strong storms take aim at Kansas City
- March 07, 2017

At this point, it doesn't appear that this weather event will be in the manner or magnitude of what led to last week's Perryville tornado. The National Weather Service shared this information on its website Monday about the potential for severe weather in northeast Kansas. (more...)
Arsenal, Barcelona aim to make the greatest Champions League comebacks' list Arsenal, Barcelona aim to make the greatest Champions League comebacks' list
- March 07, 2017

Bayern's evisceration of Arsenal at the Allianz Arena served to heighten the pressure on Wenger, who has faced growing calls to end his 20 year reign at the club after a string of disappointing results in the Premier League and Europe. Arsenal F.C. manager Arsène Wenger. Indeed, Opta tell us that Bayern have only won one of their last six away games in the competition. In the goalscorer markets, I'm going to mention Napoli's Marko Rog, the Croatian who has caught the eye in their ... (more...)
Lakers Appear Headed Toward Ownership Battle With Buss Family Chaos Lakers Appear Headed Toward Ownership Battle With Buss Family Chaos
- March 06, 2017

Attorneys for Jeanie Buss withdrew the request for a temporary restraining order Friday after the brothers signed a document the night before reelecting their sister as controlling owner. Jerry Buss four years ago , Jeanie Buss took the reins of the franchise as its controlling owner, as reportedly dictated by the family trust set up by her father. (more...)
Jeff Sessions Becomes Forrest Gump on Saturday Night Live Jeff Sessions Becomes Forrest Gump on Saturday Night Live
- March 06, 2017

Kate McKinnon did her best impression of the Attorney General, who was forced to recuse himself this week from any Trump-related investigations after getting caught lying about talking to Russians on the campaign. It turned out she was trying to get all the attendees of a historic meeting of leaders from black colleges in a single photo. Actress Octavia Spencer hosted the show. (more...)
Adele Finally Admitted She's Definitely Married to Simon Konecki
- March 06, 2017

In January, the Hello singer was photographed wearing a gold band on her ring finger. "That feeling when you first fall for someone is the best feeling on earth", she said while introducing her hit single Someone Like You . Her representative declined at the time to say whether she had been confirming her marriage to Konecki. In November, the GRAMMY-winner gushed over her "amazing" relationship with Konecki to 60 Minutes Australia . (more...)
Remy Ma Comes for Nicki Minaj in Yet Another Diss Track Remy Ma Comes for Nicki Minaj in Yet Another Diss Track
- March 05, 2017

And if you're looking for a more historical glimpse into the long-standing feud between the rappers, Rolling Stone laid it out following "ShETHER." . "People don't understand. I hear people like, "We're waiting for [Nicki's] response.' ['shETHER"] was a response". Moments ago, Funkmaster Flex debuted "Another One", Remy Ma's latest Nicki Minaj diss. (more...)
Sneak peek at Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins Sneak peek at Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins
- March 05, 2017

Disney fans have been given their first look at Emily Blunt as Mary Poppins , though fans still have a very long wait before the new film is released. The return of Mary Poppins will hopefully bring a plethora of happiness and hope to a new generation of moviegoers. The story will once again center on the Banks siblings, Michael (Ben Whishaw) and Jane (Emily Mortimer). (more...)
Brad Pitt Goes to War (Again) in First War Machine Trailer
- March 05, 2017

With the War Machine teaser trailer touching upon the quandaries that plagued USA forces during that war, Brad Pitt's quasi-McCrystal "General Dan McMahon" is seen in defiantly sarcastic form as he's handed the baton for the Afghanistan War. (more...)
Jennifer Lopez's son wants her to cover up Jennifer Lopez's son wants her to cover up
- March 04, 2017

We're parents together and we're even working on a Spanish-language album together. The triple-threat star added that collaborating with her ex has made their relationship stronger. Before she ended the concert, the singer stood to the side as Smits got down on one knee to propose to Perez. Jennifer is now juggling her Las Vegas residency, " Shades of Blue " and rehearsals for her upcoming NBC live musical, 'Bye Bye Birdie , ' and says like she and her children are like "gypsies ... (more...)
Cartoon Donald Trump Gives Nightmarish White House Correspondents Dinner Speech
- March 04, 2017

After President Trump addressed Congress on Tuesday night (Feb. 28) for the first time , Colbert went live to discuss Trump's speech, mixed in with the events of Sunday's Academy Awards. The former Daily Show host said in his speech: 'You try to defend him. You finally thought you'd met your match: "a blabbermouth that's as thin-skinned and narcissistic as you are", he chuckled. (more...)
Gang Violence: MS13 Behind Brentwood, Long Island Killings, Police Say Gang Violence: MS13 Behind Brentwood, Long Island Killings, Police Say
- March 03, 2017

Another woman happened to be there, identified in court documents as "Genesis". They recognized Cuevas from a prior altercation with MS-13 members, called their "leader" and got approval to kill her and her friend, Capers said. Rivera is accused of pulling the trigger, ending Genesis's life with a single gunshot wound to the head. Alvarez-Flores and Rivera both have asked for court-appointed attorneys. (more...)
In2: Film - Win Merchandise from the new Wolverine movie - Logan
- March 03, 2017

Not long after his conversation with Seinfeld, Jackman's ideas for one final Wolverine movie started to accelerate and come together. Stewart, a great Shakespearian actor in his own right , plays the aged Professor X with the volatility of King Lear , a man who in one moment is fiery with impotent rage and in the next is a gentle and sage mentor. (more...)
Ram Gopal Varma breaks his silence on 'Rangeela 2'
- March 03, 2017

Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is all set to make a comeback after nearly a decade with the third instalment of his thriller series, Sarkar 3. After more than eight years, Subhash Nagre is back, #AngrierThanEver! "Sarkar series is full of grey characters". (more...)
Swing Time: Ex-Cubs catcher Ross on 'Dancing with the Stars'
- March 02, 2017

Competing for the Mirrorball Trophy this season is Latin dancer and entertainer Charo, as well as A-Team and Rocky III star Mr. T, figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, and SNL alum Chris Kattan. Bonner Bolton and Sharna Burgess - Bonner, a professional bullrider, is one of the least-known participants this season. Tell us, are you looking forward to watching " Dancing With The Stars " Season 24? And of course Rashad Jennings follows a long, long list of National Football League players. (more...)
Did Lorde Just Reveal the Date of Her New Album Release? Did Lorde Just Reveal the Date of Her New Album Release?
- February 28, 2017

A TV ad, which aired about 7.15pm tonight, might be the teaser signaling her new album. The music appears to be new material, and Friday is the global release day, so all signs seem to suggest a new single is expected to be in our possession very soon. (more...)
Oscars 2017: Casey Affleck Wins Best Actor for Manchester by the Sea Oscars 2017: Casey Affleck Wins Best Actor for Manchester by the Sea
- February 28, 2017

This was Affleck's second nomination and first Oscar win. It's a topic that actress Constance Wu came down hard against earlier this Oscar season, Her argument, in short, was that an award is not just for a performance, but a person. This year's Oscars was filled with myriad controversies: From Warren Beatty announcing the wrong film for the best picture award to host Jimmy Kimmel slamming President Donald Trump in his opening speech. (more...)
21st time lucky for Oscar victor Kevin O'Connell
- February 28, 2017

He gave an emotional speech after the win and thanked his late mother for his success. This is his first ever Oscar Award alongside Andy Wright, Peter Grace and Robert Mackenzie. Kevin O'Connell was nominated for popular films like "Top Gun", "A Few Good Men" and " Con Air " in the past but had failed to win an award. Most pundits , including yours truly, were picking the night's frontrunner, La La Land , to take Best Sound Mixing, given the Academy's propensity to honor musicals in the ... (more...)