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Author: 0 Queens home didn't have smoke detectors in fatal fire

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said it was the city's biggest loss of life in a fire in two years. Nigro, however, downplayed reports that a vehicle fire led to the blaze. According to Nigro, a person who was driving by the house called 911 after he saw the fire traveling from the first to the second floor. Residents along 208th Street are devastated, saying neighbors looked out for one another.

Author: 0 Drugmaker asked Arkansas not to use drug in executions

Supreme Court lifted the stay of execution, THV 11 reported . Earlier that day, a county judge ruled to stay the remaining Arkansas executions until a hearing could be held about vecuronium bromide - the second drug in the state's lethal injection protocol.

Arts&Culture United States tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one
Author: 0 United States tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

China may be getting fed up with continued nuclear bluster from long-time ally North Korea and tilting toward the United States. North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-ryol ratcheted up the rhetoric in an interview with the BBC. The North held a show of military might in a parade over the weekend and tested another missile on Sunday, which the Pentagon said blew up nearly immediately after launch.

Arts&Culture Cool Start to Sunday
Author: 0 Cool Start to Sunday

Moderating highs are forecasted on Thursday with temperatures reaching into the upper 60s to low 70s south across the region. More clouds around late week with some showers and thunderstorms possible on both Thursday and Friday . Remember the weather we saw on Friday and Saturday? Sunday morning begins with mainly cloudy skies and scattered rain showers. Skies will turn sunny on Thursday as south winds continue to pump warm air north.

Arts&Culture China 'very, very helpful' on North Korea: White House
Author: 0 China 'very, very helpful' on North Korea: White House

The Trump administration has been working to rally support behind its efforts to pressure Pyongyang into abandoning its nuclear ambitions and ceasing all aggression. China "hopes that all relevant sides exercise restraint, and avoid doing anything to worsen the tense situation", the Chinese ministry said in a statement, paraphrasing Xi.

Author: 0 Australia, NZ step up nationalist rhetoric with visa curbs on skilled workers

On the same day that US President Donald Trump was expected to order a review of the popular H-1B visa program, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull put up his own wall. "In terms of the absolute number of people, it will depend obviously on the demands of the economy and on skills shortages", Mr Turnbull said. Applicants from today will be required to have been Australian residents for four years instead of only 12 months and would be required to have spent no more than 12 months in ...

Arts&Culture Supplier moves to drop lawsuit over executions
Author: 0 Supplier moves to drop lawsuit over executions

He is particularly concerned about the psychological well-being of the handful of officials who would be involved if Arkansas were to proceed with the rapid-fire executions of several condemned men, originally set for April 17 to 27. "None of the claims asserted by McKesson, nor any statute or common-law theory, support McKesson's apparent belief that a person who purchases a product must use that product in a certain way as dictated by the seller after the transaction or return the product on ...

Author: 0 Newcastle seals immediate return to English Premier League

Huddersfield, who were thumped 4-1 by sixth-placed Fulham on the weekend, next play Wolverhampton on Wednesday before clashes against Birmingham and Cardiff to complete their regular season. The Magpies also smashed PNE 6-0 when the two teams met here in the League Cup earlier this campaign. "It was really good and I'm really proud of everyone".

Arts&Culture 'Happy Days' Star Erin Moran Cause of Death Confirmed
Author: 0 'Happy Days' Star Erin Moran Cause of Death Confirmed

Standard toxicology tests were performed and the results are pending; however, authorities said no illegal narcotics were found in Moran's home. The "Desperation Boulevard" actress saw her fortunes wane over the years due to heavy drinking and freaky behaviour and ended up living in a trailer park in Indiana.

Arts&Culture Karan Johar: I have never known Ajay Devgn
Author: 0 Karan Johar: I have never known Ajay Devgn

She clearly learned those 12 lines and came and they were wonderful. Karan Johar and Kangana were fighting like cats over this topic on Nepotism and rumors said she has made a decision to leave the industry or so? Karan was referring to an episode of his talk show Koffee With Karan , in which actor Kangana Ranaut accused him of promoting nepotism in Bollywood and being a part of the "movie mafia".

Arts&Culture Here's why Prabhas said 'Yes' to be a part of Mohanlal's Mahabharata
Author: 0 Here's why Prabhas said 'Yes' to be a part of Mohanlal's Mahabharata

There was huge demand for Telugu actor Prabhas to be a part of the film from the audience as well. "If he leaves any character for me, if I get a chance, why won't i", he said, in response to a question asked by a journalist. Khan said that he did not know much about Mohanlal, and has now learnt of Mohanlal's celebrity status in the Malayalam film industry. The self-proclaimed actor-producer and owner of an entertainment website Kamaal R Khan aka KRK is known to be in controversies for his ...

Arts&Culture 'Star Wars': Kathleen Kennedy Confirms Original Trilogy Will Not Be Altered
Author: 0 'Star Wars': Kathleen Kennedy Confirms Original Trilogy Will Not Be Altered

There've been lots of rumours about which characters could take centre stage in their own spinoffs, as well as the direction in which the next trilogy could head, but so far, nothing's been confirmed. Kennedy also said that Star Wars fans are "as much masters of this franchise as we are", alluding to the notion that the producers do indeed pay attention to online fan theories.

Author: 0 Chris Pratt Quoted This Bible Verse Before Attending Hollywood Walk of Fame

We're props. They shine a light on us, they paint us up with makeup, and they take a camera and point it at us. "I don't want to make any promises, but I think it's better than the first movie", he continued. Earlier, during the press conference for the film, Feige asked Gunn, "Have you told anyone who Mainframe is?" Rolling Stone broke down some details about each track, with anecdotes from director and writer James Gunn on the reasons for each selection.

Arts&Culture VIRAL VIDEO ! Nawazuddin Siddiqui Gets His DNA TESTED; Find Out Why!
Author: 0 VIRAL VIDEO ! Nawazuddin Siddiqui Gets His DNA TESTED; Find Out Why!

Without talking and through the use of placards, he explains to everyone that he recently had a DNA test done to adjudge which religion he belonged to. Nawazuddin then wears the robes of member of the Church with a cross around his neck following that he wears a Buddhist monk's robes. Finally he sums it up by saying that that when he "discovered his soul", he found that he is "100% artist".

Arts&Culture Kylie Jenner slams Rob Kardashian's relationship with Blac Chyna
Author: 0 Kylie Jenner slams Rob Kardashian's relationship with Blac Chyna

Later on in the episode , Rob tells Kim he still loves his ex-fiancé and doesn't want to give up on their relationship. Yes, like every week, the most famous clan of American reality TV returns to make us discover their everyday life. She also took all the business of her daughter and left the family home. With Kylie in an on-off relationship with the father of Chyna's son ( Tyga ), and Chyna in an on-off engagement with Kylie's half-brother ( Rob Kardashian ), there's a lifetime's ...

Arts&Culture What you need to know about Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen
Author: 0 What you need to know about Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen

He didn't seek re-election. "We didn't do the work - intellectual, ideological and political - on what the left is, and we paid the price". François Fillon, the conservative candidate who appears to have come in third place, conceded defeat, saying: "There is no other choice than to vote against the extreme right".

Arts&Culture Serena thanks unborn baby after returning to world number one
Author: 0 Serena thanks unborn baby after returning to world number one

Soon after announcing her pregnancy, would-be-mommy Serena Williams is enjoying babymoon with her fiance and American internet entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian in Mexico. If Williams is 20 weeks pregnant, she would be due in early September. Williams also shared pictures of her vacation on Instagram, taking fans along with her on a tour of the Mayan ruins in Tulum.

Author: 0 O'Reilly out over harassment allegations

He went on vacation and was scheduled to return from vacation in Italy next Monday. A source close to O'Reilly said the broadcaster has not given much thought to his Fox-less future yet. "As we mentioned earlier, Bill O'Reilly is leaving this chair, and this network, after more than 20 years". "In case you're a fan of sexual harassers who are on TV all the time ", he said, "we still have Donald Trump".

Arts&Culture Chelsea still a team in transition, says Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea still a team in transition, says Conte

Chelsea's nearest title challengers are away against Crystal Palace on Wednesday, with the Eagles having also played just over 72 hours previously - against Liverpool at Anfield. It's not the best tunnel cam you've ever seen, it cuts too quickly and too often and doesn't show much of what makes these things really worthwhile, player interaction, but it's still better than nothing.

Author: 0 Pelosi: 'Of course' Dems can be against abortion

Wade , prepared to back women's rights as we've defined them under the law, then I think they can be part of the party". Vermont's Sen. Bernie Sanders, an Independent who ran for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, is backing Heath Mello for Omaha, Nebraska's mayoral race.

Author: 0 Have You Seen This? Bill Nye answers science questions

Well, Netflix came to me with the deal. Take a look at Desiigner learning the sad reality about climate change with Bill Nye in the clip below. Near the foot of the stage, a young woman with a bright green pixie cut shouted: "I love you!" He is then informed by the show's correspondent that the region where the cocoa plants derives from is being affected by climate change , so chocolate bars will soon have a limited quantity.

Arts&Culture 'Girlboss' On Netflix, 4 Things To Know Before The Premiere
Author: 0 'Girlboss' On Netflix, 4 Things To Know Before The Premiere

Trump redefined the word nasty that evening, the Pitch Perfect screenwriter says, turning a word with synonyms like "horrible", "unpleasant", and "offensive" into a word that means you are someone who is "strong, confident, yells, has opinions, and isn't sitting quietly just being a polite person being told what to do".

Author: 0 New Prince Music Released a Year After Musician's Death

After a new Prince album called " Deliverance " was announced, featuring "undiscovered Prince recordings", a USA district judge in Minnesota granted a temporary restraining order to Prince's estate Wednesday night against the planned release of music.

Author: 0 McDonald's reveals new uniforms to mixed reviews

But the big names behind the outfits don't seem to be enough to impress many people. Boswell himself once worked at a McDonald's in California and wanted to design a uniform that would give employees "a greater level of confidence". Twitter users have been commenting on McDonald's new uniforms, with many comparing them to characters from The Empire from Star Wars. Celebrity designers Bindu Rivas and Waraire Boswell-who have dressed everyone from Will Smith to Ryan Gosling-created the ...

Author: 0 "Happy Days" star likely died from cancer

Still according to TMZ , the actress would have experienced the celebrity post Happy days , between "alcohol and unusual behavior" and big financial problems. "Rest In It serenely now...too soon". "I can't really comprehend this right now", Most tweeted. Director Ron wrote: "Such sad sad news". The show aired from 1974 to 1984.

Author: 0 Mercedes mull team orders to foil Ferrari

Hamilton's new Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas finished third, after starting from his maiden pole position, ahead of compatriot Kimi Raikkonen in the second Ferrari and fifth-placed Australian Daniel Ricciardo. It was on the last half of the out lap when all the fireworks were going off that I was like "I love what I do", he said. With Vettel pulling away at the front, Hamilton showed better race pace and Bottas twice let his teammate through to lead the chase for Mercedes after a team ...

Arts&Culture Why Lady Gaga Dedicated Her Coachella Performance to Her Former Assistant
Author: 0 Why Lady Gaga Dedicated Her Coachella Performance to Her Former Assistant

I'll say, "OK, how do we make it faster or slower?" Gaga later become emotional as she told the crowd she was dedicating her song Edge of Glory to her close friend Sonja , who is now battling cancer. Lady Gaga took advantage of her platform as a Coachella headliner by sending some love to Bradley Cooper. She'll challenge me to try this or go with that.

Author: 0 Star Wars Battlefront 2 Revealed! Preorder Now Jedi, Landing In November

As for confirmed hero characters in multiplayer, we can expect Luke Skywalker and The Emperor to return alongside new additions, including Rey, Kylo Ren, Yoda and Darth Maul. Proper space combat will also be available, developed by famed Burnout makers Criterion. Players can drop into the cockpit of the galaxy's most iconic ships, weave between asteroid fields and fly through imperial dockyards in high stakes dogfights.

Author: 0 Senate passes bill providing benefits to families of fallen officers, firefighters

Still, even after the 19-to-0 vote in the Senate on Wednesday, key disagreements need to be sorted out if a version of House Bill 23 is going to end up on Gov. "Keep in mind that a number of Texas cities, including Austin, have had these nondiscrimination protections on the books for years without any problem at all", said Kathy Miller, president of the Texas Freedom Network.

Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly Is Already Back With A New Podcast

At the top of BillOReilly.com's homepage, a banner with a photo of the host reads, "Monday". O'Reilly had recently re-signed a new contract with Fox that will pay him as much as $25 million for cutting him loose. After the split last week, O'Reilly released a statement , saying "it is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims".

Arts&Culture Building safe after active shooter alert
Author: 0 Building safe after active shooter alert

In photos from the scene, it appears a window has been broken out halfway up the building. She says: "It was very intense in the moment, very scary". Responding officers arrived to the scene to discover the armed man was inside a locked meeting room, said Assistant Chief Randy Blankenbaker, with the investigation bureau of the Dallas Police Department.

Arts&Culture Celebs Remember Prince on 1-Year Anniversary of His Death
Author: 0 Celebs Remember Prince on 1-Year Anniversary of His Death

The Revolution tour will feature the five members of the Purple Rain band sharing vocals, along with guest singers who may pop on stage during the tour. Today (April 21) marks the one year anniversary of Prince's death , but the event has been marred somewhat due to some legal troubles involving a new EP from the late Purple One.

Author: 0 Chris Pratt gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

In a video released by both the actors, they have greeted India by saying 'Namaste India! here we both bring something very special from the Guardians of the Galaxy, just for you obviously'. "I thought if these are the people who make it out here, I'm kind of screwed". " Chris Pratt is great because he's amusing and he's sexy and he's got this vulnerable side - there's all these different attributes about him", the director continued.

Author: 0 Royal support for London Marathon runners

Harry was also spotted greeting runners with hugs ahead of the race. The royals chatted to supporters and clapped as runners sped past them as they approached the Cutty Sark. Many in the field of almost 40,000 stopped to greet Prince William, Kate Middleton and Prince Harry, who were representing the Heads Together charity.

Author: 0 Ibrahimovic's future in doubt after knee injury

He said: "We lost Marcos Rojo, we don't have Jones, we don't have Smalling". We all know about it, we all feel sorry for them, ' he said. "You can't expect to rely on others". United's record goalscorer conceded his enforced spell on the sidelines was somewhat vexing but he's confident he's now back in prime condition to help the club.

Arts&Culture Drake ignores pregnancy rumor and reportedly never met her
Author: 0 Drake ignores pregnancy rumor and reportedly never met her

She later went on the record with Sirius XM's Shade 45 , saying she was "100 percent sure" Drake was the father. According to reports, Drake isn't going to have daddy duties with Lace. Drake's pal DJ Spade helped his pal by exposing Layla's lies on Instagram by posting a private conversation where she admitted she was lying for exposure.

Arts&Culture Korea detains US citizen; 3rd American being held
Author: 0 Korea detains US citizen; 3rd American being held

Asked if people living in Australia's north should be concerned by the threats from Pyongyang, Ms Bishop said: " North Korea has been threatening nuclear war against a number of countries, that's why it must be stopped in its ambitions to develop intercontinental ballistic missiles".

Arts&Culture Islamic State claims Champs Elysees police killing
Author: 0 Islamic State claims Champs Elysees police killing

The suspect who shot one police officer dead and injured two others in Paris Thursday night has been identified as Karim Cherufi. Scraps of paper scrawled with the addresses of police stations and a satchel of weapons, munitions and the Muslim holy book were discovered in his vehicle.

Arts&Culture Kendrick Lamar Announces 17-Date National Tour Behind New Album DAMN
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar Announces 17-Date National Tour Behind New Album DAMN

K.Dot took to Twitter Monday morning (April 24) and announced the 17-city trek kicking off July 12 in Phoenix, AZ and making stops in the usual markets Atlanta, Washington. "After two intimate Card Member experiences in Miami and NY previous year we are excited to help bring the memorable experience of Kendrick's live show to fans around the country".

Arts&Culture Hollande calls on voters to back Macron in run-off ballot
Author: 0 Hollande calls on voters to back Macron in run-off ballot

Nothing is finer for them than a second round between two candidates who approve and want to extend the current institutions as they are. "For months and again today I've heard the doubts, the anger and the fears of the French people". "He represents France's future, a future within Europe", she said. "The major issue of this election is runaway globalisation, which is putting our civilisation in danger", she told supporters.

Arts&Culture Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham get their own 'Fast and Furious' movie?
Author: 0 Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham get their own 'Fast and Furious' movie?

And at the end of the film [ warning: spoilers ], Shaw and Toretto make amends, paving the way for Statham's character to become a quasi-member of the squad. The actress, however, did not share any plans relating to "The Fast and the Furious " spinoff. This is the first " Fast and Furious " film to not have Paul Walker star, as he died in tragic auto accident in 2013, but film stands ground without him.

Arts&Culture Le Pen, Macron through to 2nd round in French elections
Author: 0 Le Pen, Macron through to 2nd round in French elections

In a victory speech, he told supporters of his fledgling En Marche! Closely watched around the world, the French campaign has been full of twists and turns . She has also vowed to take France out of the European Union. Macron was in the lead with 23% of the vote, while Le Pen was a hair below in second place, according to an average of various opinion polls calculated by Deutsche Bank.

Arts&Culture Gerard Pique Says Sergio Ramos Will Know He Deserved Red Card
Author: 0 Gerard Pique Says Sergio Ramos Will Know He Deserved Red Card

Casemiro and substitute James Rodriguez scored for Madrid, who had their captain Sergio Ramos sent off for a wild lunge at Messi in the 77th minute. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is adamant he does not regret naming Gareth Bale in his starting XI for Sunday's 3-2 defeat against Barcelona regardless of the Wales international's renewed injury problems.

Arts&Culture Caitlyn Jenner: 'I may never have sex with a woman again'
Author: 0 Caitlyn Jenner: 'I may never have sex with a woman again'

The 67-year-old explained that sex isn't a priority for her but she's up for having a "female companion" in the future. I think about that. A future female sex companion? "Not happening ... The gold medal-winning Olympian publicly transitioned from male to female nearly two years ago. "I am also exhausted of tucking the damn thing in all the time", Caitlyn writes.

Arts&Culture Erin Moran's 'Happy Days' Co-Stars Mourn Her Death
Author: 0 Erin Moran's 'Happy Days' Co-Stars Mourn Her Death

Moran was already a veteran actress when in 1974 she was cast in "Happy Days " as Joanie, the kid sister to Ron Howard's Richie Cunningham in the sitcom set in the 1950s. Though Moran was never able to duplicate the success of Happy Days , she continued to act in TV shows, including The Love Boat and Murder, She Wrote .

Author: 0 Star Wars Battlefront 2 Has Split-Screen Co-op

Star Wars Battlefront 2 has been finally revealed and there is quite the hype for the game specifically after the announcement of no season pass for the game. "She'll get close to him and then get into some dire situation and then that's when I show up for a big 'Yay!' save her life - and then we rush to Han and then we're in the same position that Rey and Finn and Chewie are: too late to save him, but witnesses".