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Led forces 'killed, hurt 300 Russians' in Syria Led forces 'killed, hurt 300 Russians' in Syria
- February 18, 2018

Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia last week said that it was "not realistic" to impose a ceasefire because armed groups fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces were unlikely to uphold it. "And if some officials in this country find this very hard - no one forces them to stay in power". Alexander Baunov, an analyst with the Carnegie Moscow Center, said the government would wait out the uproar to minimize the political damage. (more...)
Former Playmate Claims She Had Affair With Trump, Details Cover-Up Attempt Former Playmate Claims She Had Affair With Trump, Details Cover-Up Attempt
- February 17, 2018

When he would travel with McDougal, he would have her book and pay for her own flights before reimbursing her. According to her written account, the affair went on for several months. "I was so nervous!" I was into his intelligence + charm. She drove separately from the President to the US Capitol to attend the State of the Union address on January 30. (more...)
Jennifer Lawrence sobbed at Amy Schumer's wedding: 'It was beautiful' Jennifer Lawrence sobbed at Amy Schumer's wedding: 'It was beautiful'
- February 17, 2018

Amy Schumer said yes to the first dress she tried on. "It was very sudden, but.I was sobbing the whole [time]". The actress wore the same high-neck pink and black dress she wore to The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment breakfast back in December, but unfortunately didn't realize the buttons keeping the garb together came undone at some point during the ceremony, so she was having a wardrobe malfunction basically the entire night. (more...)
Walt Disney World's Toy Story Land opens June 30 Walt Disney World's Toy Story Land opens June 30
- February 17, 2018

Guests will think they've been shrunk to the size of Woody and Buzz as they are surrounded by oversized toys that Andy has assembled using his vivid imagination. View the original story on WKYT's website . The theme park will be opening up for customers on June 30, 2018. Woody's Lunch Box , a fast food diner, will replace the former Pizza Planet restaurant. (more...)
Black Panther: 12 Rumours That Were Total Bull
- February 16, 2018

McGregor's response? To bring the series back to America and let the Black Panther take on the Ku Klux Klan. "This film is unlike any superhero film that we've ever seen". Director Ryan Coogler has earned near-universal acclaim for his work on Black Panther , and if Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has his way, the filmmaker will return for a potential sequel. (more...)
Victoria Beckham rules out Spice Girls tour Victoria Beckham rules out Spice Girls tour
- February 15, 2018

The show was full of nostalgia, kicking off what she called her label's 10th anniversary year, but did this sentimentality run back to Spice Girl era? Then Victoria Beckham DASHED everyone's dreams after revealing to Vogue magazine "I'm not going on tour". (more...)
43 defective engines installed on 32 Airbus 320 (neo) aircraft: P&W 43 defective engines installed on 32 Airbus 320 (neo) aircraft: P&W
- February 15, 2018

Aircraft with one affected engine are restricted from certain extended-range flights. This issue is isolated to a limited subpopulation of engines. Airbus on Friday warned of new problems with the Pratt & Whitney engines on its A320neo planes, prompting European air safety officials to issue emergency restrictions ( See: Airbus warns of new Pratt & Whitney engine problem ). (more...)
How are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spending Valentine's Day? How are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle spending Valentine's Day?
- February 14, 2018

It will be hosted by Harry's father, Prince Charles. Leaving the cafe, the fashionable Markle wore a tartan coat by Burberry to honor the plaid for which Scotland is known. Harry and his bride-to-be started the visit with a walkabout, meeting well-wishers before heading inside the historic fortress to watch as the One O'clock Gun is fired, a tradition started in 1861 to mark time for ships in the Firth of Forth. (more...)
Episcopal Church brings ashes-to-go to Mid-Hudson Episcopal Church brings ashes-to-go to Mid-Hudson
- February 14, 2018

Several Catholic schools in Wichita followed this model, celebrating Valentine's Day early. But more will only observe this practice on Ash Wednesday or Good Friday (the day at the end of Lent which marks Jesus's crucifixion, which is a day of mourning). (more...)
Eurostar to start direct train from London to Amsterdam Eurostar to start direct train from London to Amsterdam
- February 12, 2018

Eurostar has announced a new direct route from London to Amsterdam and Rotterdam, which will launch on 4 April. London-based Eurostar runs high speed trains carrying passengers through the Channel tunnel, which is operated by Eurotunnel. (more...)
Congressional committee to investigate MSU, USOC and more regarding Nassar case Congressional committee to investigate MSU, USOC and more regarding Nassar case
- February 11, 2018

She mocked a letter he sent her, throwing it away in front of him. Until he plead guilty, Nassar's defense was that his actions were part of necessary medical treatment. "This is so much more than a gymnastics problem". That money will be given to charities that help survivors of sexual abuse. Sarah Dvojack was hooked on gymnastics as a year-old girl watching the 1996 Summer Olympics, and she's been in love ever since. (more...)
Tata Motors showcases its electric future Tata Motors showcases its electric future
- February 11, 2018

Ashok Leyland launched its first electric bus, Circuit S, which offers seating facility for around 25 to 35 people . "ConceptFutureS will define the next generation of design for compact vehicles in India ". While most carmakers are flaunting their upcoming electric vehicles and future technology at the Auto Expo 2018 , Mahindra has chose to surprise visitors by also showcasing the Stinger, a sub-4 metre convertible SUV alongside its upcoming EVs at India's largest auto show. (more...)
Reg E Cathey Dead At The Age Of 59 Reg E Cathey Dead At The Age Of 59
- February 10, 2018

The entertainment world was struck with awful news on Friday night as The Wire and House of Cards actor Reg E. Cathey passed away at age 59 . His portrayal of Freddy Hayes in " House of Cards " earned him an Emmy in 2015. He would bring his saxophone to set and serenade everyone at base camp during breaks. Carey was born in Huntsville, Alabama and raised for some of his life in Germany, died at his NY home, where friends and family members gathered to be with him in his last ... (more...)
Stormy Daniels weighs in on Kylie Jenner naming her daughter Stormi Stormy Daniels weighs in on Kylie Jenner naming her daughter Stormi
- February 09, 2018

The first-time mommy announced just before the Super Bowl on Sunday that she had given birth . She later updated her original post to make it clear that baby Stormi will take Travis' surname. Former porn star Stormy Daniels had some thoughts about beauty mogul Kylie Jenner naming her daughter Stormi . "All Kylie wants is for her privacy to be protected right now and is pretty demanding about that at this time", a source dished to Us Weekly . (more...)
Film with predominantly black actors was overdue - Black Panther's Andy Serkis Film with predominantly black actors was overdue - Black Panther's Andy Serkis
- February 09, 2018

Unlike many of its more hollow predecessors, " Black Panther " has real, honest-to-goodness stakes. He is a "villain" only in quotes; his means are extreme but his cause is just. Jordan , and jaw-dropping special effects, are sure to deliver an unforgettable experience for superhero fans. Okoye is the General who leads the Dora Milaje, T'challa's security team. (more...)
First trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story is unveiled First trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story is unveiled
- February 08, 2018

It all seems quite low-key, until a spectacular glimpse of the shiny, new Millennium Falcon being pursued by a Star Destroyer and TIE fighter squadron in a thunderstorm. The trailer teased a few moments that lead to the titular character - played by Alden Ehrenreich - owning the Millenium Falcon , as well as meeting his greatest ally, Chewbacca ( Joonas Suotamo ). (more...)
'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Finally Lands First Trailer 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Finally Lands First Trailer
- February 08, 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story is Han Solo's origin story, who is one of the most loved characters of the Star Wars universe. If you were already anxious about this flick, chances are the teaser trailer did nothing to ease your space-based fears. (more...)
HBO's US Streaming Customers Exceed 5 Million HBO's US Streaming Customers Exceed 5 Million
- February 08, 2018

Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. HBO has more than doubled its number of online subscriptions in the past year, reaching over 5 million online subscribers in the USA, according to a report from Bloomberg's Gerry Smith . (more...)
Elton John cancels two shows in order to attend royal wedding Elton John cancels two shows in order to attend royal wedding
- February 08, 2018

Assuming it must have been case of lost post, Thomas attempted to get in contact with Harry's future wife by getting his lawyer to call Buckingham Palace. Or they will head back to London right away and opt for a cozy holiday together at their cottage in Nottingham. However, as Meghan Markle has been married before, we couldn't help but want to see how the two rocks compared. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas: Cavs Wilt Under Adversity Isaiah Thomas: Cavs Wilt Under Adversity
- February 08, 2018

EST and the game will be shown on ESPN . " When we hit adversity, we go our separate ways ". "Teams are not just going to allow us to continue to score and continue to do things at a high level". He hasn't performed well at all with the Cavs, and he's presumably not yet at 100 percent after a hip injury forced him to miss the first 36 games of the season. (more...)
Trump extols 'bombshell' Federal Bureau of Investigation texts on Hillary e-mail probe Trump extols 'bombshell' Federal Bureau of Investigation texts on Hillary e-mail probe
- February 08, 2018

President Trump may not testify in the Russian Federation investigation according to sources close to his attorneys. The texts make clear that FBI leadership knew weeks before Comey alerted Congress that a trove of emails relevant to the Hillary Clinton investigation had been found on a laptop belonging to former Rep. (more...)
Quentin Tarantino Breaks Silence On Uma Thurman Car Crash Quentin Tarantino Breaks Silence On Uma Thurman Car Crash
- February 07, 2018

Director Quentin Tarantino has responded to Uma Thurman's allegation that he put her life in danger with a risky vehicle stunt on " Kill Bill ", calling the incident "the biggest regret of my life". None of us ever considered it a stunt. Maybe we should have, but we didn't. "Far from me being mad, livid and angry, I was all...smiley". I talked her into getting in the auto, I assured her the road was safe. (more...)
Spanish La Liga Report, Espanyol v Barcelona, 4 February 2018 Spanish La Liga Report, Espanyol v Barcelona, 4 February 2018
- February 06, 2018

Up ahead in midfield, we might see Valverde hand a rest to captain Andres Iniesta , with the veteran midfielder playing every single game lately. Barca's lead at the top of La Liga remains at nine points after second-placed Atletico Madrid defeated Valencia 1-0 later on Sunday. (more...)
Man is arrested over plot to kidnap singer Lana Del Rey Man is arrested over plot to kidnap singer Lana Del Rey
- February 05, 2018

Recent Lana Del Rey Boxoffice reports submitted to Pollstar include September 5 at the Bil Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, where she sold out 8,529 tickets and grossed $463,000, and the SSE Hydro in Scotland Aug. "Hey kiddos. I'm doing fine thanks for the messages". According to the publication , Hunt recorded a Facebook video prior to his arrest in which said, "I'm going to probably finish out her tour with her , obviously, and dance and talk and figure out what we're ... (more...)
John Stamos marries fiancée Caitlin McHugh one day after jewelry robbery John Stamos marries fiancée Caitlin McHugh one day after jewelry robbery
- February 05, 2018

Police told TMZ there was "no sign of forced entry". We'll keep you posted if anything comes of it. Though there's no word on whether or not Stamos sang "Forever", the newlyweds did have quite the shindig, reportedly driving off in a white Rolls Royce before meeting up with friends and family at Stamos' home in Beverly Hills for the afterparty. (more...)
'Westworld' trailer: Season 2 looks like a lot of something actually 'Westworld' trailer: Season 2 looks like a lot of something actually
- February 05, 2018

Westworld season two launches on April 22 on HBO and Sky Atlantic. We can burn it to the ground, and from the ashes build a new world. " Westworld " has yet to announce its second season's run date, but it is scheduled to air this spring. (more...)
Uma Thurman Just Opened Up About Harvey Weinstein Uma Thurman Just Opened Up About Harvey Weinstein
- February 04, 2018

The actress made good on that promise, over the course of two interviews in her NY apartment with Times columnist Maureen Dowd . Thurman says it wasn't until she reminded Tarantino of the alleged incident at the Cannes Film Festival in 2001 that the Pulp Fiction director confronted Weinstein , and he apologized. (more...)
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Falls Short of Sales Targets; Loot Boxes Blamed Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Falls Short of Sales Targets; Loot Boxes Blamed
- February 03, 2018

Although without a solid date and details of how its implementation might change, EA CEO Andrew Wilson confirmed that remaining players of the online shooter can look forward to the return of more money begging in the coming months. The conversation around loot boxes will no doubt continue to go on, but it is a bit heartening to see a company like EA trying to listen as best they can to their fanbase on the issue. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian speaks out about loss of her dog Video Khloe Kardashian speaks out about loss of her dog Video
- February 03, 2018

She was incredible!' Khloe wrote. 'She made sure I was never lonely even during lonely times. It is great to have a friend like this around all the time. Khloe previously said she was "devastated" by the passing of her canine friend, who was by her side through thick and thin. Tristan Thompson is around as well now when he isn't on the road playing basketball. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend awards ceremony honouring injured United Kingdom soldiers Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attend awards ceremony honouring injured United Kingdom soldiers
- February 02, 2018

It was a big night for McQueen. And we think we may even prefer her tux to her future husband's - who wore a blue suit to the event. The couple's son, Max, said his mother had met Harry and his bride-to-be a few weeks ago when they met to decide the victor of an award in his name and memory. (more...)
'Halloween' Filming Begins as First Set Photo Released
- February 01, 2018

Jamie Lee Curtis shared the first photo from set of the latest Halloween sequel , where she is reprising her iconic role that dates back to 1978. Now that it's 40 years (!) later, we're dealing with an entirely different Laurie Strode. "Same slate. Same Laurie", Curtis managed to tweet with the image. Green also acted as the director and "has crafted a story that carves a new path from the events in the landmark 1978 film", according to the movie's press release. (more...)
Klopp Talks Injuries and Henderson's Importance Ahead of Huddersfield Clash Klopp Talks Injuries and Henderson's Importance Ahead of Huddersfield Clash
- January 30, 2018

It's about using our own opportunities, tools, players, tactics, formations, all that stuff". We could have won at Swansea . Sport reckon he'll use this time to tell his friends how his first few days at the La Liga leaders were, what the city is like and how he was welcomed in the dressing room of the "best club in the world". (more...)
Britain's Princess Eugenie engaged to long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank Britain's Princess Eugenie engaged to long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank
- January 29, 2018

In the original engagement announcement, Buckingham Palace said further details will be released in due course. Meanwhile, Markle's big day is scheduled to take place in the spring. Unless she ever remarries, then she would be stripped of that title as well. "He is great fun and has a great sense of humor". The "members of the Royal family " in question? The two went on to giggle and interrupt one another during their BBC interview while trying to tell the story of the romantic night. (more...)
Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar steal the show in early Grammys Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar steal the show in early Grammys
- January 29, 2018

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, who was snubbed in the top album, record and song of the year categories, won a pop vocal album Grammy for 2017's best-seller Divide but did not attend Sunday's ceremony. Lisa Loeb, a former '90s star turned children's music maker, was among those who sported a white rose in solidarity with the #MeToo movement . Grammy nominees Alessia Cara, Khalid and Logic will take the stage with a group of suicide survivors to perform their song 1-800-273-8255, ... (more...)
Dead after Pennsylvania Car Wash Shooting Dead after Pennsylvania Car Wash Shooting
- January 29, 2018

Sunday at Ed's Car Wash in Melcroft, roughly 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, according to. The motive for the shooting remains unclear, and the incident is now under investigation. One person was rushed to a nearby hospital. A man who lives nearby told the newspaper that he heard about 30 gunshots over a span of several minutes. (more...)
Grammys 2018: Beyoncé steals the weekend with her incredible hat game Grammys 2018: Beyoncé steals the weekend with her incredible hat game
- January 29, 2018

Jay was a Salute to Industry Icons honoree and received the President's Merit Award, with wife Beyoncé in attendance. Upon Jay Z's arrival to the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel he was serenaded by Alicia Keys , who performed a medley of his popular hits on piano, before closing with their collaboration, "Empire State of Mind". (more...)
Lorde refuses to perform at Grammys after snub Lorde refuses to perform at Grammys after snub
- January 29, 2018

Kendrick Lamar , Bruno Mars and Childish Gambino accepted the offer, but Jay-Z turned it down. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says "it's their loss" that the Grammy Awards will not feature Lorde performing at today's ceremony in NY. (more...)
Nelly Countersues Rape Accuser, Claims She Lied to Get Him Arrested Nelly Countersues Rape Accuser, Claims She Lied to Get Him Arrested
- January 28, 2018

According to court documents , the 43-year-old claimed Greene made her way the the VIP section of the club he was playing at, and started enthusiastically flirting with him. Back in October, the rapper was accused of sexually assaulting a woman on his tour bus. She claims Nelly asked her to "let me see it". Green called an Uber from the bus and called police to report Nelly for rape. (more...)
Gunman storms high school in Texas Gunman storms high school in Texas
- January 23, 2018

The dropout rate was 1.1%. "This is a trying time for our community and our school", he said. However, Ellis County Commissioner Paul Perry posted on social media that the shooting incident happened at the Italy High School . He said he could not share the shooting suspect's disciplinary history at the school. Joffre says the district is working to reunite parents with their children. (more...)
Police release photos of men sought for questioning in Florida mall blast Police release photos of men sought for questioning in Florida mall blast
- January 23, 2018

There is no current indication of any terrorist connection to this crime. Lake Wales police Deputy Chief Troy Schulze tells news outlets that at 5:22 p.m., the Lake Wales Fire Department received an alarm call at the Eagle Ridge Mall. Another suspicious device found near the movie theater was later determined to be an "old box" and not a safety threat, Schulze said. Just enjoying a Sunday afternoon or Sunday evening with their family and literally, Boom. (more...)
Dolores O'Riordan: Funeral organized for subsequent week Dolores O'Riordan: Funeral organized for subsequent week
- January 22, 2018

Hundreds of Munster Rugby fans also arrived at the church to pay their respects after their crunch European tie was postponed. Her art is handsome. The cause of the 46-year-old's death is still unknown pending results from a post-mortem exam, after an inquest was launched into the singer's death at Westminster Coroner's Court last week. (more...)
You can now see when your friends were last active on Instagram You can now see when your friends were last active on Instagram
- January 21, 2018

If you don't want anyone to see your use of Instagram , the feature can be switched off, but this also disables your own ability to view the activity of others. Having people see when you last logged into the site could lead to some embarrassing moments. Social media apps are fun but they also have a fair share of features which can be annoying for many. (more...)
Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Finally Reveal Baby Name For Third Child Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Finally Reveal Baby Name For Third Child
- January 21, 2018

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have named their newborn daughter after the rapper's native Chicago , Illinois. As for Ms. Kardashian West, her ties to the city are less clear, though we do have this Instagram photo as proof that she has, in fact, visited. (more...)
Facebook and YouTube are removing 'Tide Pod Challenge' videos Facebook and YouTube are removing 'Tide Pod Challenge' videos
- January 20, 2018

Experts say the game, dubbed the " Tide pod challenge ", is risky."A lot of people were just saying how stupid I was or how - why would I be willing to do that?" In the meantime, people can take their own extreme measures to combat detergent-eating, thanks to this security "robot" which is definitely not a joke at all. (more...)
Kylie Jenner Gives Kim Kardashian Heart-Shaped Roses for New Baby Kylie Jenner Gives Kim Kardashian Heart-Shaped Roses for New Baby
- January 19, 2018

Khloe learned she was expecting at the top of Monday's episode, first sharing the news with Tristan Thompson off-camera before telling her assistant Alexa. Kylie did not appear in any of the family's Christmas photos , but a source told People that she was there. Revealing that the baby was born on Monday night and weighed seven pounds, six ounces, the KKW Beauty founder announced , " Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, handsome baby girl". (more...)
Rachel Brosnahan regrets working with Woody Allen on 'Crisis in Six Scenes' Rachel Brosnahan regrets working with Woody Allen on 'Crisis in Six Scenes'
- January 18, 2018

Allen was investigated but not charged and has long denied the allegations made against him. The interview, which airs on CBS on Thursday and is Farrow's first on television according to the USA broadcaster, comes after she used a newspaper article to question why Allen has been spared by the "revolution" that ended Harvey Weinstein. (more...)
London cops investigate third sexual assault claim against Kevin Spacey London cops investigate third sexual assault claim against Kevin Spacey
- January 18, 2018

Following the first allegation of sexual assault, Netflix sacked Spacey from House of Cards and chose to not move ahead with a film starring Spacey as Gore Vidal. Spacey, who faces allegations of sexual assault by a number of men in the United Kingdom and in the U.S., was first accused of assault by actor Anthony Rapp. (more...)
Scathing Trump book 'Fire and Fury' to be adapted for television series Scathing Trump book 'Fire and Fury' to be adapted for television series
- January 18, 2018

Wolff will executive produce the series, which will be based on Trump's first year as United States president, as reported in the book. " Fire and Fury " portrays a chaotic White House in Trump's first year as president, based on extensive interviews with Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon and others. (more...)
Will Alexis Bledel Be In 'The Handmaids Tale' Season 2? Will Alexis Bledel Be In 'The Handmaids Tale' Season 2?
- January 16, 2018

Season one ended with June/Offred (Moss) being captured by authorities and Moira ( Samira Wiley ) escaping to Canada. Season 1 of The Handmaid's Tale left viewers in total suspense, with a final shot of Offred gliding away from the camera and into the darkness of a van promising an unknown future. (more...)
Axe-wielding robbers in spectacular €4m jewelry heist at Paris Ritz Axe-wielding robbers in spectacular €4m jewelry heist at Paris Ritz
- January 14, 2018

Three perpetrators "entered by the service entrance, smashed the jewellery stands and grabbed jewels that were clearly expensive with the help of axes", said Jean-Michel Huguet of police union Alliance Police Nationale. The hotel was bought in 1979 by Mohamed Al-Fayed, whose son Dodi was also killed in the fatal crash. It was the last place Princess Diana stayed before her fatal vehicle crash in a Paris tunnel, and hosts elite guests from around the world who prize the refined neighborhood. (more...)