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Arts&Culture Villa, Bradley highlight MLS All-Star picks by fans
Author: 0 Villa, Bradley highlight MLS All-Star picks by fans

The trio were among the MLS All-Star Fan XI for the game, which takes place in Chicago on August 2. Joining Villa among the Fan XI are fellow World Cup champions Kaka ( Orlando City ) and Bastian Schweinsteiger (Chicago Fire ). Giovinco has 12 goals and five assists in 17 MLS and Canadian Championship matches this season. Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the US national team for ESPN FC.

Arts&Culture Judge rejects Hawaii's motion to clarify Trump's travel ban rules
Author: 0 Judge rejects Hawaii's motion to clarify Trump's travel ban rules

Watson declined Hawaii's request, writing he wouldn't "usurp the prerogative of the Supreme Court" and that if parties wanted clarification on modifications made by that court, they should take those claims there. The Trump administration said the travel ban exemption applies to citizens from six majority-Muslim countries with a parent, spouse, child, adult son or daughter, son-in-law, daughter-in-law or sibling already in the country.

Arts&Culture Sweden Is Organising Its First Female-Only Music Festival
Author: 0 Sweden Is Organising Its First Female-Only Music Festival

Police said they had received several reports of rapes and sexual assaults at Bravalla in the city of Norrkoping, following a similar spate of attacks at last year's event. Last year, the Glastonbury festival in England offered a stage that was only available to female-identifying fans. Emma Knyckare , a popular Swedish radio personality and comedian, announced Wednesday that the country's first music festival to be attended only by women would take place in 2018.

Arts&Culture Venomous snakes found in LA home
Author: 0 Venomous snakes found in LA home

Marcia Mayetta with animal control says they are still trying to figure out exactly why so many reptiles were being kept at the home. In Thousand Oaks , Calif., authorities served a search warrant on a home and found several venomous snakes and other unsafe animals on the property.

Arts&Culture Man dies after tree falls on Grand Haven home
Author: 0 Man dies after tree falls on Grand Haven home

In Barry County, more than 2,000 are without power. The Grand Haven Department of Public Safety says a tree fell on the 72-year-old's home in the city's Highland Park neighborhood early Friday. Heavy rain and hail are reported in places. "It sounded like a jet engine, a jet plane, was parked on my deck", he said. It says the northeast and western portions of the state were hit hard.

Arts&Culture Rob Kardashian cuts Blac Chyna off
Author: 0 Rob Kardashian cuts Blac Chyna off

The reality star and model proved that she wasn't bothered by Rob's antics by showing off a brand new look. In a freakish advert - believed to be written by Rob - posted on Craigslist, the 30-year-old star reportedly wrote: "Selling the bed where I made my child with Blac Chyna because she been f***ing too many unsuccessful dudes with no real jobs in this bed including me haha".

Arts&Culture Ben Affleck is Dating 'SNL' Producer Lindsay Shookus
Author: 0 Ben Affleck is Dating 'SNL' Producer Lindsay Shookus

The former couple actually split back in 2015, but they made their it official when they filed for divorce three months ago, shortly after Ben completed treatment for alcohol addiction back in April. The two traveled overseas together, were regularly spotted out and about in their hometown of Brentwood, California, and, of course, remained committed to co-parenting their three children, Violet, Samuel and Seraphina.

Arts&Culture SC stays admissions process at IITs, IIITs, and NITs
Author: 0 SC stays admissions process at IITs, IIITs, and NITs

The petition, filed by an IIT aspirant Aishwarya Agarwal, had sought the courts direction to declare that the action of awarding "bonus marks" to candidates who had appeared in the JEE (Advanced)- 2017 examination was wrong and violated her right, as well as that of other students.

Arts&Culture Blue Ivy Is Rapping on Jay-Z's '4:44′ Bonus Track
Author: 0 Blue Ivy Is Rapping on Jay-Z's '4:44′ Bonus Track

Blue , who first appeared on JAY-Z's 2012 song " Glory ", raps for at least 45 seconds over the soulful instrumental. "We Family" is one of three bonus songs on the physical release of Jay-Z's thirteenth studio, out today. Still, audio from Blue Ivy's track quickly circulated online. The budding music titan starts her flow with: "Everything, everything is my only single thing/Everything I hear is my answer".

Arts&Culture Samuel L. Jackson to Return as Nick Fury For Captain Marvel
Author: 0 Samuel L. Jackson to Return as Nick Fury For Captain Marvel

Jackson's Nick Fury might be appearing in Marvel's upcoming Captain Marvel movie. Fury is also expected to drop by in Avengers: Infinity War , which hits theaters on May 4, 2018. Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck ( Mississippi Grind ) are directing the Captain Marvel movie, which has a release date set for March 8th, 2019 . No matter how famous they are now thanks to the MCU, there was a time before these actors and actress were famous, and a new video highlights just what they were doing ...

Arts&Culture Charlie Taylor defends decision to quit Leeds Unitred
Author: 0 Charlie Taylor defends decision to quit Leeds Unitred

Taylor's career at Leeds looked over in May when he refused to play in the club's fixture against Wigan and Leeds and Burnley have yet to agree a fee for the defender. "That's the huge attraction of the Premier League , just everything about it!" The 23-year-old had spent 14 years at Elland Road after coming through the club's academy and he made his professional debut in 2011.

Arts&Culture Floods in India's northeastern Assam claim 22 lives
Author: 0 Floods in India's northeastern Assam claim 22 lives

The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) today lambasted the State government for its alleged failure to take seriously the critical flood situation in the State, which has taken a toll of over 16 human lives and 42,500 cattleheads and affected almost four lakh people.

Arts&Culture UNESCO rules ancient Hebron sites to be inscribed as Palestinian
Author: 0 UNESCO rules ancient Hebron sites to be inscribed as Palestinian

UNESCO has voted to recognise Hebron's Old City and the Ibrahimi Mosque as Palestinian heritage sites despite diplomatic pressures by the U.S. and Israel to recruit the support of enough member states to vote against the move. Some observers of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict believe that among Palestinians, Barghouti possesses credibility that other leaders lack, and may therefore be capable of implementing compromises that may facilitate a peace agreement with Israel.

Arts&Culture LCD Soundsystem's Gavin Russom Comes Out as Trans Woman
Author: 0 LCD Soundsystem's Gavin Russom Comes Out as Trans Woman

LDC Soundsystem will headline the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago on 13 July, ahead of their new album American Dream in September . She reveals she's made her decision due to LCD's forthcoming tour dates, as she "could not imagine" spending the next year pretending to be someone she's not.

Arts&Culture Oregon's Senate Passes Landmark Bill Safeguarding Abortion Access
Author: 0 Oregon's Senate Passes Landmark Bill Safeguarding Abortion Access

Mike Nearman said during the House floor debate. Democratic proponents of the measure maintain that making abortion more accessible is paramount to social mobility, especially among the illegal-immigrant population. The Oregon bill is unique, however, in that patients would have access to the procedure for virtually any reason, at any time, including sex-selective and late-term abortions.

Arts&Culture Actor vikram chatterjee arrested
Author: 0 Actor vikram chatterjee arrested

According to the police, the car's forensic report revealed its speed was between 95 to 115 km per hour a few seconds before the accident. "We have booked Vikram under Section 304 of IPC", Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Vishal Garg was quoted as saying.

Arts&Culture This Teen Edited Ryan Reynolds Into Prom Pic After Ill-Timed Breakup
Author: 0 This Teen Edited Ryan Reynolds Into Prom Pic After Ill-Timed Breakup

Quick, start photoshopping Ryan Reynolds onto all your exes' faces. The Deadpool actor may not fancy himself as a relationship guru or agony aunt, but he should definitely consider those careers if acting doesn't work out. One of the photos dated as far back as 2008, as a woman shared a photo of herself next to a Photoshopped image of Joe Jonas, instead of her prom date at the time.

Arts&Culture Sleeveless summer dresses deemed 'inappropriate attire' in US Congress
Author: 0 Sleeveless summer dresses deemed 'inappropriate attire' in US Congress

The House then adopted a resolution requiring members "to wear proper attire as determined by the Speaker". CBS News reports that sneakers and open-toed shoes are also banned. Yes, that means men get to sweat it out during hot D.C., summers in a jacket and tie. And this is, of course, not the first time that restrictions have more than seemed to target women in particular: It wasn't until 1993 that women were allowed to wear trousers on the Senate floor, after two women senators protested ...

Arts&Culture Wife of Marvel Comics giant Stan Lee dies
Author: 0 Wife of Marvel Comics giant Stan Lee dies

The Hollywood Reporter , which first reported Joan Lee's death, recounted the couple's first meeting in a story previous year. According to the Marvel legend, it was love at first sight - Stan never went on the date with her friend - and the rest was history.

Arts&Culture Cent Blasts JAY-Z's New Album as 'Golf Course Music'
Author: 0 Cent Blasts JAY-Z's New Album as 'Golf Course Music'

He had to admit in CT court that he posed with fake money on social media as a way to market himself. 50 Cent is not a fan of Jay-Z's new album "4:44". "I'mma tell you the truth: N-as hot out here", he went on. That's why people dislike rap, at least the rap they hear on the radio, so much nowadays.

Author: 0 Penn State Sues Former Defensive Coordinator Shoop

As reported by Mark Wogenrich of the Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call on Thursday, Shoop is claiming he was sacked when the assistant left the Nittany Lions' program in January 2016. It was one of the first questions Bob Shoop was asked after being introduced as the new defensive coordinator at Tennessee. Shoop had worked as the defensive coordinator at William & Mary before joining Franklin at Vanderbilt.

Arts&Culture Is Ava DuVernay's New Project Donald Trump's Worst Nightmare?
Author: 0 Is Ava DuVernay's New Project Donald Trump's Worst Nightmare?

Meili) was, but because after all five young men (who were black and Hispanic) had been serving time in prison, serial rapist Matias Reyes confessed to the crime and DNA proved he was the person responsible. They ultimately received a settlement from New York City for about $40 million. Donald J. Trump, who was outspoken about the case when it became a tabloid obsession in 1989, asserted just weeks before the election that the five men were guilty.

Author: 0 Game of Thrones is coming to Hulu, but it will cost you

HBO and Cinemax are available across Hulu's range of subscriptions - the $7.99/month limited commercials plan, the $11.99/month no commercials plan, and the Hulu with Live TV beta, which costs $39.99 per month. If you're interested in signing up for HBO through your Hulu account, you'll need to plop down an extra $14.99 per month. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Hulu will add more HBO channels in coming weeks, including HBO 2, HBO Family, and HBO Latino.

Arts&Culture Worldpay board close to backing £8.5bn Vantiv takeover deal
Author: 0 Worldpay board close to backing £8.5bn Vantiv takeover deal

The announcement follows Worldpay's confirmation Tuesday that it had been in takeover talks with both Cleveland-based Vantiv and JPMorgan , news that boosted their stock 28 percent. JP Morgan will be free to make a counter-offer, and one source indicated that it had already informed Worldpay of the price it was prepared to bid.

Arts&Culture Daniel Dae Kim posts hopeful message after 'Hawaii Five-0' pay dispute
Author: 0 Daniel Dae Kim posts hopeful message after 'Hawaii Five-0' pay dispute

The words "large" and "significant" are key here. He collaborated with the writers, Kim, and Park to help these characters be as fantastic as possible, and they were great characters. 'We are so appreciative of Daniel and Grace's enormous talents, professional excellence and the aloha spirit they brought to each and every one of our 168 episodes.

Arts&Culture Bill Cosby to be retried on aggravated indecent assault assault charges
Author: 0 Bill Cosby to be retried on aggravated indecent assault assault charges

Cosby, who turns 80 next week, is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand , an operations manager for the Temple University basketball, in 2004 at his suburban Philadelphia estate. There was no mention of another trial judge in O'Neill's order Thursday. O'Neill also ordered them to submit proposed jury questions and instructions no later than October 30.

Author: 0 HBO announces Game of Thrones: The Touring Exhibition

Season 6 ended with Jon being declared the King in the North as Sansa watched with resentment. There are the same problems - she questions his decisions and command; he doesn't listen to her. Fair enough! She's very strong and steely this season. All she wants is the respect of her brother, and she feels like she's not getting that. She's in it for herself.

Arts&Culture Snapchat users can now put links, backdrops, new voice filters in Snaps
Author: 0 Snapchat users can now put links, backdrops, new voice filters in Snaps

All these features are in an effort to help bring new ways of story telling on Snapchat and give the social media application an edge above all the others. First, tap the scissors tool - it can be found on the right-hand side of your screen, underneath the text, drawing, and sticker icons. Just like regular Snapchat filters, the selection of backdrops will rotate daily.

Arts&Culture Patton Oswalt engaged, one year after wife's sudden death
Author: 0 Patton Oswalt engaged, one year after wife's sudden death

She then confirmed the news for real with another Instagram post featuring photos of her ring, and shots with both Oswalt, and his eight-year-old daughter Alice. A source close to the couple told PEOPLE their romance was "new and they're very happy". As the insider further explained, "They met through mutual friend Martha Plimpton ".

Arts&Culture Animal shelter seeing influx of lost pets
Author: 0 Animal shelter seeing influx of lost pets

Inside the Coachella Valley Animal Campus, it was a packed house, where an influx of dogs and cats scared off by Independence Day fireworks had subsequently caused an increase in human visitors, desperately searching for their furry loved one.

Arts&Culture Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna at odds, again?
Author: 0 Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna at odds, again?

In a series of snaps, she showed off a ton of diamond encrusted jewellery including Cartier bands, rings and a watch. The Keeping Up with the Karadashians star recently aired his dirty laundry on social media by sharing an intimate video of his ex-fiancee kissing another man, followed by several naked photos of Chyna, including images of her butt, boobs and genitals.

Arts&Culture Dunkirk actor anxious Harry Styles' fame is overshadowing film
Author: 0 Dunkirk actor anxious Harry Styles' fame is overshadowing film

But the success of the 70mm "roadshow" of Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight showed that audiences would turn out to see a movie in the analog version of high definition, and while some critics carped that a movie set largely inside a snowed-in roadhouse was a odd place to use a format traditionally employed for epics like Lawrence of Arabia , there's no question that Nolan's large-scale battle scenes fill the bill.

Arts&Culture Kesha announces new single 'Praying' amid Dr. Luke legal battle
Author: 0 Kesha announces new single 'Praying' amid Dr. Luke legal battle

Based on her new emotional plea to her supporters, Kesha has come out the other side of all the legal drama with something she's excited to show the world. It's unclear if the song will be released on the Sony-affiliated RCA Records , but Kesha still appears on the label's website. But on Wednesday she gave her fans a surprise: she's releasing a song this week.

Arts&Culture Lauren Conrad Announces The Birth Of Her New Baby!
Author: 0 Lauren Conrad Announces The Birth Of Her New Baby!

In an interview with People last month (Jun17) Conrad shared her expectations of motherhood. The former " Laguna Beach " and " The Hills " star and current fashion designer and her husband welcomed their first child into the world on Wednesday afternoon.

Arts&Culture Terry Francona out for Padres-Indians game after being hospitalized
Author: 0 Terry Francona out for Padres-Indians game after being hospitalized

The team has not discussed a leave of absence for Francona to focus on his health, though Antonetti said the team would explore the option if it became necessary. Antonetti said it's premature to say if Francona will be able to accompany his coaches and five Indians players to the event. Antonetti said Francona has undergone tests and doctors are working toward a diagnosis.

Arts&Culture Season 4 of 'The Flash' to have Flash's rebirth
Author: 0 Season 4 of 'The Flash' to have Flash's rebirth

Though it's not the exact title, "Reborn" seems to be a nod to the 2009 six-issue limited series The Flash: Rebirth , which was written by Geoff Johns , an executive producer on the show and the Chief Creative Officer over at DC Comics, who also wrote Flashpoint , which the show adapted last season.

Arts&Culture Kathy Griffin Questioned By Secret Service About Trump 'Beheading' Photo
Author: 0 Kathy Griffin Questioned By Secret Service About Trump 'Beheading' Photo

For context, it's been more than a month since Griffin's lawyers confirmed that an investigation had been opened and that they meant to fully cooperate. After the photo controversy, CNN fired her from hosting duties on the channel's annual New Year's Eve program. Added a tearful Griffin, "I don't think I will have a career after this".

Arts&Culture This Aaron Judge home run dented a metal sign at Yankee Stadium
Author: 0 This Aaron Judge home run dented a metal sign at Yankee Stadium

Happ of the Toronto Blue Jays for a solo home run to left-center field, putting a dent in a metal casement above a Yankee Stadium door in the process. "Never really dreamed that it would actually happen". "The ideal word for it is surreal", Judge said. Derailed by a biceps injury in April, he's picked up nearly where he left off-in his young career, he's averaging a home run every 12 at-bats.

Arts&Culture Chance the Rapper Performs Tiny Desk Concert
Author: 0 Chance the Rapper Performs Tiny Desk Concert

Chance the Rapper hits the Tiny Desk . "This is really cool". "Coming on here, being a big deal, I wanted to try and do something new", he explains. "On the other side was a mansion on a hill, complete with L.A. pools and fireplaces and a rim made specifically for people that lie about being six feet to dunk on".