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Stephen Colbert Piles On CNN For Mistakenly Calling The Late Show 'SNL' Stephen Colbert Piles On CNN For Mistakenly Calling The Late Show 'SNL'
- April 02, 2018

This stems from a CNN news article that was mistakenly titled "Look Who's Playing Bolton on SNL ", and to make matters worse, the article attached a photo of Colbert and Dana Carvey . There is at least one public servant in Alabama who "has found his job very enriching", Trevor Noah said on Wednesday's Daily Show , referring to Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin, who apparently pocketed $750,000 from funds earmarked to feed prisoners and bought a beach house with the money. (more...)
Ant and Dec show filmed in Ireland may be shelved Ant and Dec show filmed in Ireland may be shelved
- April 01, 2018

The decision has been made in the wake of Ant's arrest for drink-driving , after he was involved in a three-way collision in which several people sustained minor injuries. The statement released by Suzuki GB states that the company agrees with ITV and Ant & Dec not to broadcast the show, adding that "as a auto brand we recognise the seriousness of Ant's charge". (more...)
Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Wedding Will Include 250 Special Guests Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's Wedding Will Include 250 Special Guests
- March 30, 2018

Local businesses and visitors "can expect to see an increased police presence" ahead of the wedding including armed police, search dogs and helicopters, the police said. Windsor will become a virtual fortress, with each route into the town subject to careful searches, with visitors walking through scanners, expected to show the contents of their bags, and discouraged from bringing tents. (more...)
Rick Gates in contact with Russian intelligence figure during 2016: prosecutors Rick Gates in contact with Russian intelligence figure during 2016: prosecutors
- March 29, 2018

Additional court papers urge the judge in the case to incarcerate the accused lawyer. The FBI has found that a business associate of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort had ongoing ties to Russian intelligence, including during the 2016 campaign when Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, were in touch with the associate, according to new court filings. (more...)
Zach Braff jokes he is the person who bit Beyonce Zach Braff jokes he is the person who bit Beyonce
- March 28, 2018

Several tweets threw a bunch of famous names out there as potential biters, and Chrissy Teigen chimed in to confirm who the biter wasn't without naming any names. "I AM NEVER TELLING I'm scared I've said too much KNOWLEDGE IS A CURSE!" she hilariously added. "My business run different than her business", Haddish said. (more...)
Pacific Rim Uprising tames Black Panther at box office Pacific Rim Uprising tames Black Panther at box office
- March 27, 2018

Sherlock Gnomes , a follow-up to 2011's Gnomeo and Juliet , debuted in fourth place with $10.6 million, earning just a $2,895 per-screen average from 3,662 theaters, with Tomb Raider dropping to fifth with $10.4 million. In theaters now, director Ryan Coogler's Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman as T'Challa/ Black Panther , Michael B. Jordan as N'Jadaka/Erik "Killmonger" Stevens, Lupita Nyong'o as Nakia, Danai Gurira as Okoye, Forest Whitaker as Zuri and Andy Serkis as Ulysses Klaue. (more...)
Black Panther is now the top-grossing superhero film of all time Black Panther is now the top-grossing superhero film of all time
- March 27, 2018

According to The Hollywood Reporter , projected weekend numbers put director Ryan Coogler's Marvel movie ahead of The Avengers' $623.4 million haul in 2012, adjusted for inflation. Black Panther takes place two years after the events of Captain America: Civil War (2016) that resulted in the assassination of King T'Chaka. The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron are now the top two, with $1.5 billion and $1.4 billion, respectively. (more...)
Bank of England sets up its own fintech hub Bank of England sets up its own fintech hub
- March 26, 2018

Ian McCafferty and Michael Saunders - the first officials to call for rates to rise a year ago - said it was now time to push them above the emergency level at which they have sat for most of the past decade. The Bank of England has kept interest rates unchanged at 0.5%. The unemployment rate remained low in the three months to January. The Bank of England said this had given a boost to sterling. (more...)
Donald Trump welcomes Saudi Prince, says Saudi Arabia Donald Trump welcomes Saudi Prince, says Saudi Arabia
- March 26, 2018

Commenting over the meeting , Marwan Bishara, a senior political commentator said , "On the political level, the American president is trying to sell the crown prince to the American public, when Saudi Arabia's image is really bad". "We're going to see what happens", Trump said when asked about either changing or scrapping the nuclear deal. While in Washington, the crown prince is holding separate meetings with a long roster of influential US officials, including the secretaries of ... (more...)
Avengers: Infinity War Will Be the Longest Marvel Film Avengers: Infinity War Will Be the Longest Marvel Film
- March 22, 2018

About Thanos, Russo said, "I would say it's his movie". Joe said that the fans will see Norse god Thor and villain Thanos the most in the upcoming film. Further supporting the idea of Captain America's death in " Avengers: Infinity War " is the revived rumor that Evans is finally retiring the character after the movie. (more...)
Stephen Curry targeting return on Friday Stephen Curry targeting return on Friday
- March 22, 2018

Both Durant (ribs) and Thompson (hand) are expected to miss several weeks with their respective injuries, but there is better news regarding Curry, who has been out for nearly two weeks with another right ankle sprain. "The defending champs have been ultra-cautious in their handling of Curry". It should also be noted that Draymond Green left the Warriors' latest contest against the San Antonio Spurs with a pelvic contusion , but it isn't likely that it will cause him to miss any time . (more...)
Rwanda: AU Summit - Heads of State Begin to Arrive Rwanda: AU Summit - Heads of State Begin to Arrive
- March 21, 2018

The UN Economic Commission for Africa estimates that the AfCFTA has the potential both to boost intra-African trade by 53.2 percent by eliminating import duties, and to double this trade if non-tariff barriers are also reduced. "We must do so rapidly", she said. He noted that the AfCFTA would impede the growth of the manufacturing sector, lead to dearth of many businesses, increase the country's unemployment rate, and incapacitate local technological advancement. (more...)
Children with Down's Syndrome take part in special Carpool Karaoke Children with Down's Syndrome take part in special Carpool Karaoke
- March 21, 2018

To raise awareness for World Down Syndrome Day , 50 mums have recorded a video showing them performing Christina Perri's A Thousand Years with their children, who all have Down's Syndrome. Since it was uploaded on Friday, the video has had over one million views on Facebook and close to half a million on YouTube. Keen to learn the routine, Holly and Phil were taught how to sign to Christina Perri's hit, A Thousand Years, which featured in the tribute. (more...)
'Panther' bests all rivals at box office - again 'Panther' bests all rivals at box office - again
- March 19, 2018

With a budget of over $100 million, that's a tough pill to swallow. Coming in at third place is faith-based film " I Can Only Imagine ", which outperformed all expectations to bring in $ 17 million domestically in its debut weekend. Even after six weeks of release, there is still no stopping Black Panther . Dennis Quaid and Cloris Leachman also star in the film, which cost a modest $7 million to make. (more...)
FIU pedestrian bridge collapses, people trapped underneath FIU pedestrian bridge collapses, people trapped underneath
- March 17, 2018

The pedestrian bridge was meant to make crossing the busy road below safer for students of Florida International University, and was set into place just five days ago. Last week, a partially-constructed pedestrian bridge collapsed in Miami, Florida , killing six people and sending more to the hospital. That could happen in a number of different ways: parts of a bridge could be made off-site before being assembled on-site; bridge parts could be partially assembled, trucked into location, ... (more...)
The Punter's Eye: Cheltenham Gold Cup Preview The Punter's Eye: Cheltenham Gold Cup Preview
- March 17, 2018

For Johnson, it was a second victory in the Gold Cup - 18 years after his first on Looks Like Trouble. Speaking to ITV Racing, Tizzard said: "It's unreal". Henderson feared the turf course had taken its toll after he watched Might Bite jump the final fence. "It is the hardest race of the season as you get horses like Sizing John who can travel and then show pace at the end". (more...)
Hillary Clinton Criticized After Saying Trump Voters Supported a 'Backwards' Agenda Hillary Clinton Criticized After Saying Trump Voters Supported a 'Backwards' Agenda
- March 16, 2018

Speaking at the recently-concluded India Today Conclave in Mumbai , Clinton suggested that those people who supported Trump did so because they didnt like black people getting rights, women getting jobs or Indian-Americans succeeding more than them. (more...)
Lara Croft returns in Shadow of the Tomb Raider on September 14th Lara Croft returns in Shadow of the Tomb Raider on September 14th
- March 16, 2018

To tide you over until then, we have a very brief CG teaser that sadly doesn't show much. Judging by the teaser, however, it seems we will be visiting South America, and at some point in the game, there will be a solar eclipse. As expected after a website update earlier in the week, Shadow of the Tomb Raider is the next game in a treasure-hunting, death-defying action adventure Tomb Raider series. (more...)
Drake Pulls Drake Pulls "God's Plan" On Travis Scott While Playing Fortnite
- March 16, 2018

The stream , understandably, did insane numbers setting the record for the most concurrent viewers ever, peaking at just over 635,000. The event still fell shy of the overall record for the most people watching a Twitch stream, which is 1.1 million. (more...)
Fashion icon Hubert de Givenchy (91) dies Fashion icon Hubert de Givenchy (91) dies
- March 16, 2018

Balenciaga sees no one". An aristocrat and a towering talent who stood 6 feet 5 inches tall, Givenchy founded his fashion house in 1952 at age 24 to immediate success. His family has requested donations in lieu of flowers be made in his memory to UNICEF, a charity that Hepburn worked tirelessly for. Givenchy's favourite model, publicist Bettina Graziani, became the fashion muse for his first collection. (more...)
Miley Cyrus sued for allegedly stealing 'We Can't Stop' lyrics Miley Cyrus sued for allegedly stealing 'We Can't Stop' lyrics
- March 15, 2018

Flourgon's song in question has the lyrics " We run things / Things no run we" and Miley croons " We run things / Things don't run we" in her tune. "Things no run we", a phrase May claims to have coined. In the court documents, May notes he won "formal copyright protection" in November with the US Copyright Office for all musical arrangements in his song. (more...)
Bitcoin price tumbles as Google bans cryptocurrency adverts Bitcoin price tumbles as Google bans cryptocurrency adverts
- March 15, 2018

Google announced the crackdown on cryptocurrency ads in a company blog post Wednesday about changes to its financial-services advertising policies. Furthermore, products and services related to things in that list will also face the possibility of advertising bans/removal. This means we're able to block the majority of bad ad experiences, like malvertising and phishing scams , before the scams impact people. (more...)
Marana police: Bride arrested for DUI on way to her wedding Marana police: Bride arrested for DUI on way to her wedding
- March 14, 2018

Police say Amber Young was en route to her wedding in Marana when she was involved in a auto crash. One person suffered minor injures in the crash, according to Scott. "One of our officers noticed a female driver wearing a wedding dress exhibiting signs of impairment, so after doing a DUI investigation, they took her to the station and took blood". (more...)
How Much A Wrinkle In Time Made Opening Night How Much A Wrinkle In Time Made Opening Night
- March 14, 2018

The movie features a predominantly black cast and has become a worldwide cultural phenomenon, making Coogler one of the most in-demand directors in the business. For the first time , black directors have claimed the two top spots at the box office. Next weekend sees the release of Tomb Raider , which will certainly shake up the box office once again. (more...)
Metropolitan Opera Officially Terminates Relationship With James Levine Metropolitan Opera Officially Terminates Relationship With James Levine
- March 13, 2018

Levine to continue to work at the Met", it said in the statement . He held the position of music director emeritus and remained head of its young artists program, but was suspended on December 3 after accounts surfaced in the New York Post and The New York Times of sexual misconduct dating back to the 1960s. (more...)
Drake returns to NCAA tournament as No. 13 seed Drake returns to NCAA tournament as No. 13 seed
- March 13, 2018

If they can defeated the Friars they'll play the victor of 2-Seed North Carolina and 15-Seed Lipscomb for a trip to the program's fourth Sweet 16. The Friars roared through the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden last week as a 5-seed, knocking off Xavier, who is the West Region's No. (more...)
Former First Round Pick Traded To Patriots Former First Round Pick Traded To Patriots
- March 13, 2018

With Taylor on his way to Cleveland, a person familiar with another deal says the Browns will send DeShone Kizer to the Packers for cornerback Damarious Randall . The Jets appear willing to give quarterback Kirk Cousins a top-of-the-market contract, but will they push the envelope at other positions? The next step for the Browns is to draft well. (more...)
Providence vs. Villanova Predictions: Another Shootout for 'Cats? 3/10/18 Providence vs. Villanova Predictions: Another Shootout for 'Cats? 3/10/18
- March 12, 2018

Mikal Bridges has averaged 23.4 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.0 steals and 1.2 blocks over the last five games for Villanova . Providence is seeking their third Big East tournament title while Villanova is looking for their fourth title in the last five years. (more...)
Facebook Secures Exclusive Broadcast Rights to 25 MLB Games Facebook Secures Exclusive Broadcast Rights to 25 MLB Games
- March 10, 2018

On top of the live broadcasts, the Major League Baseball will also release extra content on Facebook Watch like on-demand highlights for every regular season game, as well as weekly recap highlights for each team. Neither MLB nor Facebook disclosed the financial terms. The schedule includes a second Phillies game on April 26, when the Arizona Diamondbacks visit Citizens Bank Park. (more...)
Formerly Imprisoned Turpin Daughter Performed Songs On Secret YouTube Channel Formerly Imprisoned Turpin Daughter Performed Songs On Secret YouTube Channel
- March 10, 2018

The clips also give some insight into the conditions inside the home, with one showing a huge pile of clothes in the corner of a room and dirt smeared on the door. The case drew worldwide attention and shocked neighbors who said they rarely saw the couple's children in the neighborhood. The children range in age from 2 to 29. (more...)
Lawyers for Powerball winner claim $559M prize Lawyers for Powerball winner claim $559M prize
- March 09, 2018

She is from southern New Hampshire. Jane Doe was the 11th Powerball jackpot victor in New Hampshire history - and her massive payout is the biggest in state history. A lawsuit filed by her lawyers says she is an "engaged community member" who wants to go about public life " without being known or targeted as the victor of a half-billion dollars". (more...)
Michael B Jordan offers to replace fan's retainer Michael B Jordan offers to replace fan's retainer
- March 08, 2018

For context, Robb went into the orthodontist last week because she broke her retainer clenching her teeth during one of the many scenes in Black Panther where Michael B. Robb told Buzzfeed when she went into her orthodontist's office to have the wire fixed, she made a decision to lay her story all out for the staff, who in turn had a good laugh about it. (more...)
Mizzou fans are really, really excited about return of Michael Porter, Jr Mizzou fans are really, really excited about return of Michael Porter, Jr
- March 08, 2018

He suffered an injury in his first career game in the season opener for Mizzou. Missouri will play the victor of Vanderbilt and Georgia in the SEC Tournament quarterfinals. 1 overall pick along with Deandre Ayton and Luka Doncic. CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein reported on February 22 that Porter received full clearance from doctors to resume basketball activities. (more...)
Nashville Mayor Pleads Guilty To Felony Theft, Admits Affair With Bodyguard Nashville Mayor Pleads Guilty To Felony Theft, Admits Affair With Bodyguard
- March 07, 2018

Just over a month ago the mayor admitted to having an affair [VIDEO ]with her security detail. "I can not tell you how many people have come to me and shared their own grief stories about a loved one who died where they never talked about it before", Barry told CNN's Jake Tapper in an interview in August. (more...)
Gary Oldman's ex-wife: The Academy awards abusers Gary Oldman's ex-wife: The Academy awards abusers
- March 07, 2018

Frances McDormand and Gary Oldman won the best actress and best actor awards. McDormand won the category thanks to her stunning performance as Mildred Hayes in the movie, which previously won Best Supporting Actor for Sam Rockwell . (more...)
Nothing was around before the origin of the universe: Stephen Hawking Nothing was around before the origin of the universe: Stephen Hawking
- March 07, 2018

Some scientists believe the Big Bang is part of an infinite loop of expansion and contraction cycles of the universe. Hawking's answer? Nothing, he explained. It's the central question posed to atheists around the world: "If there's no God, then how did the universe begin?" During one of his lectures, Hawking had stated that there are no observable consequences from what occurred before the Big Bang . (more...)
President Trump mocks Jared Kushner at annual dinner President Trump mocks Jared Kushner at annual dinner
- March 05, 2018

Despite the president previously appearing to be far less comfortable with such comedic shows than his predecessor Barack Obama, who gave several amusing speeches to the White House Correspondents Dinner, which Trump previous year avoided, he seemed to enjoy his new role as comedian in chief. (more...)
Actor And Arts Advocate David Ogden Stiers Dies At 75 Actor And Arts Advocate David Ogden Stiers Dies At 75
- March 05, 2018

Stiers is best known for playing U.S. Army Maj. But his role as the stuffy but sympathetic Charles Winchester III in " M*A*S*H " cemented his reputation as an actor of comedic and dramatic range. "He was an extraordinary person, a gifted actor, phenomenal musician, and my sweet, dear shy friend, who kiddingly called me Letitia". Stiers did voice acting in several Disney animated films, voicing the character Cogsworth in Beauty and the Beast and played characters in Lilo & Stitch and ... (more...)
Kylie Jenner and Stormi Webster Make Their Official Mother-Daughter Debut Kylie Jenner and Stormi Webster Make Their Official Mother-Daughter Debut
- March 04, 2018

In the photos shared by Kylie , she is seen holding Stormi in her arms who is sound asleep looking adorable in a white woolen onesie while Kylie is seen slaying it in an autumn inspired jumpsuit. "Being a mom can be very lonely", the source said . "Kylie is super hands-on and actively involved, but of course she has help". She's really keeping us in suspense! Khloe Kardashian, who is expecting her first child with boyfriend Tristan Thompson, revealed on Monday night that she's eight ... (more...)
Uber Wants To Take You To The Hospital Uber Wants To Take You To The Hospital
- March 04, 2018

Uber Health's creation was rooted in some alarming statistics about patient care and healthcare client absentee rates. Healthcare providers will cover the cost of rides, and Uber says more than 100 healthcare organization in the US have participated in a beta test. (more...)
Transgender boy wins girls' state wrestling title for second consecutive year Transgender boy wins girls' state wrestling title for second consecutive year
- March 01, 2018

A transgender high school wrestler in Texas once again won a state title over the weekend and once again his victory brought a mix of cheers and jeers. "All I can hope for is that they come to their [senses] and realize this is stupid and we should change the policies to conform to other people in my position". (more...)
Ledecka Writes History With Super-G and PGS Gold Ledecka Writes History With Super-G and PGS Gold
- March 01, 2018

The 22-year-old Czech had delivered the most stunning victory of the 2018 Winter Games, coming out of nowhere to win the Super-G by one-hundredth of a second last week. "I've never really been good at anything but racing", she said. No need for argument about the greatest feat of the 2018 Winter Olympics. From a prominent Czech family , Ledecka follows in the footsteps of her grandfather, Jan Klapac, who won ice hockey Olympic bronze in 1964 and silver in 1968 with Czechoslovakia. (more...)
Sridevi's 10 unforgettable performances in Bollywood movies Sridevi's 10 unforgettable performances in Bollywood movies
- February 25, 2018

Where her eldest daughter Janhvi is at home. Sridevi was with her husband and younger daughter Khushi in Dubai at the time of her death. Born on August 13, 1963, in Sivakasi, India, Sridevi started her career as a child artist, she subsequently established herself as one of the most popular leading actresses in Bollywood. (more...)
"Rick and Morty" Fans Will Now Finally, Finally Taste the Szechuan Sauce
- February 23, 2018

This is not a good time to be spending $250 on eBay for McDonald's Szechuan Sauce. We did not anticipate the overnight crowds, the cross-state travel and the awesome curiosity, passion and energy fans showed. After the hit animated show Rick and Morty generated massive interest in a McDonald's condiment they no longer produce - specifically, Chicken McNugget Szechuan Sauce that debuted to promote the 1998 Disney hit Mulan - the fast food giant ended up in a sticky situation. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle targeted in anthrax scare Prince Harry and Meghan Markle targeted in anthrax scare
- February 23, 2018

Other UK media reports said the package also contained a racist letter. A letter sent to St James's Palace containing a substance is being investigated by police. According to the Evening Standard , the letter claimed the substance was anthrax . That powder was also found to be non-toxic. Markle is from a mixed-race background. (more...)
The Big Bang Theory: Bill Gates to Guest Star in Upcoming Episode The Big Bang Theory: Bill Gates to Guest Star in Upcoming Episode
- February 22, 2018

When Penny's ( Kaley Cuoco ) work hosts Gates, Sheldon ( Jim Parsons ) and the rest of the crew will stop at nothing to meet him in person. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak played himself in a 2010 appearance on the hit comedy. Fans of The Big Bang Theory will have even more reason to be excited for the rest of Season 11, which is probably quite welcome at this point. New episodes of The Big Bang Theory return at 8 PM Thursday, March 1, on CBS. (more...)
Don't Worry, Jennifer Lawrence Is Going to 'Fix' Democracy Don't Worry, Jennifer Lawrence Is Going to 'Fix' Democracy
- February 22, 2018

I don't like to go out'. "I'm going to take the next year off", the 27-year-old actress said . Lawrence wore a pink Dior dress to the nuptials, but it came " accidentally undone " at the ceremony. More recently, she suggested the devastating hurricanes in Texas and Florida past year were signs of " Mother Nature's rage and wrath" at America for electing Trump and not believing in man-made climate change. (more...)
Trump Blames Obama For Not Doing Enough About Russia Meddling Trump Blames Obama For Not Doing Enough About Russia Meddling
- February 21, 2018

The indictment is part of the U.S special counsel, Robert Mueller's current investigation into possible election interference by the Russian government. In addition, Donald Trump retweeted another Goldman's post that mentioned that Russian meddling was not to "sway" the election by any mean. The sweeping indictment describes in detail an unprecedented, years-long effort by Russian Federation to interfere with the United States political system and the 2016 presidential election, ... (more...)
Elise Christie disqualified as final hope of Olympic medal erased Elise Christie disqualified as final hope of Olympic medal erased
- February 21, 2018

Christie later vowed to continue her bid for an elusive Olympic podium place at the 2022 Winter Games. Christie had come here hoping to become her country's first gold medalist and second medal-winner in the sport . Christie said: "To be honest, not much [is going through my mind.] A few days ago I didn't think I'd be getting on the ice". "So I skated round the middle just to see how I was feeling". (more...)
He's looking good: Zidane thrilled with Ronaldo He's looking good: Zidane thrilled with Ronaldo
- February 20, 2018

However, one of those defeats came at the Bernabeu in September when Antonio Sanabria's stoppage-time strike gave Betis a shock 1-0 win. Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio believes manager Zinedine Zidane's half-time team talk was the catalyst for their comeback against Real Betis . (more...)