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Arts&Culture Indian fisherman killing case: Community threatens state-wide stir in Tamil Nadu
Author: 0 Indian fisherman killing case: Community threatens state-wide stir in Tamil Nadu

His death has shocked and angered Tamil Nadu leading to protests.She said arrest and attack on Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka was affecting their livelihoods. Balasubramaniam said the killing of fishermen is "not justifiable" under any circumstances and this incident should be strongly condemned. Also, to ask for a three year phase out period clearly indicates that the Indian intention is to deplete all fish stock in Sri Lankan waters in the Palk Bay.

Arts&Culture Ryan: Health Bill Owes More to Older Americans
Author: 0 Ryan: Health Bill Owes More to Older Americans

A conservative Republican congressman said Friday that, contrary to President Donald Trump's claims that some Republicans had changed their votes on the American Health Care Act, the bill "remains a disaster". We will take care of our people, or I'm not signing it. President Trump says "nays" became "yays" at his meeting of staunch conservatives, as he made a deal on block funding for states and work requirements for able-bodied Medicaid recipients.

Arts&Culture Price prods GOP to 'collaborate' on health care overhaul
Author: 0 Price prods GOP to 'collaborate' on health care overhaul

The largest budget savings would come from reductions in outlays for Medicaid and from the elimination of the Affordable Care Act's (ACA's) subsidies for nongroup health insurance. The changes fulfill some requests of more conservative Republicans , but would be optional for states, so as not to alienate moderate members. The Republican bill would cut out Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood for a year.

Author: 0 Sunshine Fire west of Boulder forces more than 1000 evacuations

No structures or buildings have been damaged yet either. A wildfire near Boulder, Colorado, has prompted the evacuation of more than 1,000 homes. Authorities have made more than 1,000 calls to residents in and around Boulder, Colorado, ordering them to leave their homes as a wildfire burns in the mountains just west of the university town.

Arts&Culture Chuck Berry, Legend Of Rock 'N' Roll, Dies At 90
Author: 0 Chuck Berry, Legend Of Rock 'N' Roll, Dies At 90

His lyrics shone above others and threw a unusual light on the American dream. He concluded: "Chuck, you were unbelievable, and your music is engraved inside us forever". From rockers to country musicians, Mr. Berry was clearly beloved. The death of legendary rocker Chuck Berry , aged 90, drew emotional tributes from fellow musicians and other celebrities who praised him as a rock "n" roll trailblazer.

Arts&Culture 'Beauty And The Beast' makes over $170 million in opening weekend
Author: 0 'Beauty And The Beast' makes over $170 million in opening weekend

Disney's Beauty And The Beast has broken box-office records after taking in £18.4 million over its opening weekend. Beauty And The Beast , a remake of the 1991 animation, is now on track to open in the United Kingdom with a three-day haul of £18.4 million, making it the highest grossing three-day opening weekend for a PG movie ever.

Arts&Culture Scandal Be Damned: Josh Duggar Is Expecting His *Gulp* Fifth Child
Author: 0 Scandal Be Damned: Josh Duggar Is Expecting His *Gulp* Fifth Child

Well, this is a surprise! Anna Duggar shows off her baby bump back when her and hubby Josh Duggar were expecting back in 2015. There have been rumors of divorce over the previous year, but now it looks like they are having another baby, which is causing fans to speculate that they got pregnant to save their marriage.

Arts&Culture Kentucky downs No. 15 seed NKU to advance to Second Round
Author: 0 Kentucky downs No. 15 seed NKU to advance to Second Round

Northern Kentucky had a respectable showing in the stands, and the perception may have benefited from Wichita State playing in the game prior because the Shockers and the Norse share the same black and gold colors. While a top seed has never lost to a No. 16 seed, some No. 2 seeds have gone down hard in recent years. "We're excited, and this will be a great opportunity for us", Marshall said.

Arts&Culture Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins leaving to coach Washington
Author: 0 Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins leaving to coach Washington

In a March 2015 press conference, Boeheim had said he meant to coach for three more years. Hopkins, who played for the Orange from 1989-1993, has been with the team as an assistant coach since the 1996 season, also serving as its interim head coach when Boeheim was sidelined.

Arts&Culture Dhoni registers complaint after losing mobile phone in Delhi
Author: 0 Dhoni registers complaint after losing mobile phone in Delhi

First, the hotel in which MS Dhoni and Co. were staying caught fire and the match had to be postponed by one day, and now the former Indian captain's mobile phone has reportedly been stolen from the 5-star hotel in which he was staying. "Yes, the DDCA staff by mistake put a Jharkhand player's kitbag in Bengal team bus". Dhoni in fact travelled to Kolkata by train during the group league phase of Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Arts&Culture Ben Affleck reveals completing treatment for alcohol addiction
Author: 0 Ben Affleck reveals completing treatment for alcohol addiction

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner seem to be on the way up. Affleck previously entered rehab for alcohol addiction in 2001 . Since then, Affleck and Garner have gone back and forth over finalizing the divorce. "Glad you have completed the road to a more healthy life". Ben Affleck just showed his superhero side in a Facebook post announcing a major personal step forward.

Author: 0 Broadway star Audra McDonald calls Beauty and the Beast controversy 'overblown'

The star power Disney has attracted to the live-action revivals also broadens their appeal. With the help of new CGI technology, these animated characters look livelier than ever in the new movie. It's just something I've noticed with these live-action remakes (reenactments?). "It felt important these two characters, man and woman, be able to go toe-to-toe and match each other in intelligence", he says.

Arts&Culture Controversial charter schools expansion bill passes by one vote in Missouri House
Author: 0 Controversial charter schools expansion bill passes by one vote in Missouri House

Schools are encouraged - but not required - to give preference to students in poverty or at risk of academic failure. Fayette County and Jefferson County are the first school districts where charter school applications are expected. A public charter school would be part of the state's system of public education. "I think there is a very high probability that we will see another reduction in state spending on public schools", said Donald Shively, superintendent of Paducah Public Schools.

Arts&Culture Korea an 'option': Tillerson
Author: 0 Korea an 'option': Tillerson

The isolationist state has launched multiple ballistic missiles into waters near Japan, and is developing intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that would put the continental United States within the missiles' range. The North conducted two nuclear test explosions and 24 ballistic missile tests a year ago. On Friday, the U.S. secretary of state will travel to South Korea, where American military forces are engaged in annual military exercises with South Korea in what have been ...

Author: 0 Josh Gad Surprises BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Theater Audiences in NYC

Like it took me back to Betamax and VHS days. From there we know that the Beast had a strained relationship with his own dad, but it isn't until later, when Belle questions the household objects about why they are under the spell, that we learn how frightful he really was.

Arts&Culture WWE's Paige Confirms Photos Have Been Leaked Without Consent
Author: 0 WWE's Paige Confirms Photos Have Been Leaked Without Consent

Paige wasn't the only one affected by the recent hacks, as photos were also leaked from Emma Watson, Amanda Seyfried, and Katie Cassidy, among others. The particular event could go both ways for her, either as grounds for termination or could be a more motivating drive for her in-ring WWE return. "She is meant to get married and a movie about her life is being made, but now she has to deal with all of this".

Arts&Culture Pawan Kalyan's performance in Katamarayudu is his best ever: Director Dolly
Author: 0 Pawan Kalyan's performance in Katamarayudu is his best ever: Director Dolly

After that, everyone are eagerly waiting for the trailer which was finally launched today. Apart from releasing a full album and much-awaited trailer, the producer planned a historical event for his hero Pawan Kalyan. The movie has crossed 10 Million views on Youtube on a single channel of Northstar Entertainments. Along with Pawan and SHruthi in lead roles, the movie also stars Kamal Kamarau, Ajay, Ali, Shiva Balaji, Nassar, Rao Ramesh and few others in important roles.

Arts&Culture No apology to Britain over spying claims
Author: 0 No apology to Britain over spying claims

US President Donald Trump has said that he has reached the position where he is now because of Twitter and the social media platform helps him get around the media. Asked if there was an apology by the administration to the British government over the matter, Spicer replied, "No, we were just passing on news reports".

Arts&Culture Rifts Apparent in First Trump-Merkel Meeting
Author: 0 Rifts Apparent in First Trump-Merkel Meeting

In their morning discussions, the pair "addressed areas where we disagree", Merkel said, and "tried to find a compromise which is good for both sides...." "The English word she puts a lot of emphasis on right now is the word 'reciprocity, ' " Koch says.

Arts&Culture Chuck Berry, father of rock 'n' roll, dies at 90: Missouri police
Author: 0 Chuck Berry, father of rock 'n' roll, dies at 90: Missouri police

Despite writing several rock "n" roll classics, Berry's only No. 1 song was 1972's " My Ding-a-Ling ", a live recording of a novelty song he had written years earlier. The elements he added made rock and roll distinctive. As a teenager, Berry, born Charles Anderson Edward Berry to Martha and Henry Berry in St. Louis, Missouri, was convicted of an armed robbery and spent 1944 to 1947 in reform school.

Arts&Culture New Serial podcast, 'S-Town,' featuring Alabama murder, coming March 28
Author: 0 New Serial podcast, 'S-Town,' featuring Alabama murder, coming March 28

While her murder initially generated only local interest, it was the subject of the podcast Serial , which brought worldwide attention to Syed's trial. What's the story? So far, the producers have sketched out just enough of the story to signal its luridness. Reed, who spent more than three years reporting the story, serves as host of the podcast, which will be told in chapters.

Author: 0 Coffee At The Movies: Beauty & The Beast

Because, honestly , Emma Watson's Belle may be slightly more feminist, but she isn't burning her bra outside some poor, provincial Planned Parenthood. I wasn't a huge fan of him in Frozen , but Josh Gad has definitely won me over with this. Speaking to the Evening Standard, legendary composer Alan Menken revealed that the new version of the song Gaston features lyrics that were deemed "too edge" for the original film.

Author: 0 Man Opens Fire On Police Officers Before Being Killed

The attacker's father and brother are also in police custody for questioning, standard operating procedure. The latest shooting comes weeks ahead of the first round of France's two-stage presidential election, in which security is one of the main issues on voters' minds.

Arts&Culture Andy Murray withdraws from Miami Open with elbow injury
Author: 0 Andy Murray withdraws from Miami Open with elbow injury

The focus is now on getting ready for the clay season", Murray said in a statement, which even took his own team by surprise, reports the Guardian. Highlights of the match between Andy Murray and Vasek Pospisil from Indian Wells. Murray's decision to drop out of Miami moves 19-year-old American Taylor Fritz into the main draw for the Florida hardcourt event. According to French newspaper Le Parisien, Djokovic is also a doubt for Miami, also due to a right elbow injury.

Arts&Culture Uttar Pradesh govt will work for development of the state: Venkaiah Naidu
Author: 0 Uttar Pradesh govt will work for development of the state: Venkaiah Naidu

Adityanath's appointment indicates that BJP is interested in developing another rung of Thakur leadership - a caste that decides elections in several states. Adityanath will be the 21st CM of UP. Before the UP elections, a conscious decision was taken to play to the Hindu gallery when the BJP decided not to give tickets to a single Muslim candidate, the sources said.

Author: 0 Adams Statement on the Proposed Elimination of NEH in FY18 Budget

For instance, as a child he visited the King Tut exhibit, "Treasures of Tutankhamun", at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art - "it was an exhibition that I think shaped a generation and it was supported by the NEH ", he said. Michael Lange is the Executive Director of the Wyoming Arts Council, which serves as the statewide pass-through entity for the National Endowment for the Arts, or NEA.

Author: 0 'Beauty and the Beast' Is Disney's Latest Mega Production

It's fun nostalgia to see beloved scenes played out in the flesh, but the bits between end up being a bit snoozy if there are no changes made to what we already know. It's a lovely moment, and it's literally the turning point of the movie. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast , can be freed only by true love.

Arts&Culture Kendall Jenner fires security guard after US$200Gs jewelry theft
Author: 0 Kendall Jenner fires security guard after US$200Gs jewelry theft

While initial reports suggested that the $200,000 theft was burglary, new details have emerged that the 21-year-old was in the house having a party with friends at the time, so is likely to know the thief. Kendall's step-sister Kim would surely have been upset to hear this disappointing news as she was already experienced a horrifying robbery a year ago in Paris.

Arts&Culture Japan holds first civilian missile evacuation drill
Author: 0 Japan holds first civilian missile evacuation drill

Tillerson outlined a tougher strategy to confront North Korea's nuclear threat after visiting the world's most heavily armed border near the tense buffer zone between rivals North and South Korea. Tillerson did not go to the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo to meet staff Thursday morning, as is often customary. It was very important to me to make this my first stop in Asia - Tokyo - where we have the opportunity to build on the important summit between yourself and President Trump, which gave ...

Arts&Culture Angela Merkel's glance at Ivanka Trump speaks volumes
Author: 0 Angela Merkel's glance at Ivanka Trump speaks volumes

But the first meeting between the two world leaders was, well, a little awkward. "We are a very powerful country". Prior to his inauguration, Mr Trump declared North Atlantic Treaty Organisation "obsolete" but has since modified his stance, telling European leaders the alliance remains of strategic importance.

Author: 0 GOP congressman to Trump: Apologize for wiretap claim

Obama had used Britain's Government Communications Headquarters, the signals agency known as the GCHQ, to spy on Mr. Trump. He said: "We have made clear to the (US) administration that these claims are ridiculous and that they should be ignored and we have received assurances that these allegations won't be repeated ".

Arts&Culture Michael Rosenbaum Joins Guardians of the Galaxy 2
Author: 0 Michael Rosenbaum Joins Guardians of the Galaxy 2

Speaking about his relationship with Star- Lord's mother, who was a human, Gunn said: "I think Ego was a very lonely character out there by himself and went off in search of love and perhaps found it in Quill's mother". Old foes like Nebula (Karen Gillan ) and Yondu (Michael Rooker) are set to join the team of Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Chris Pratt ), Gamora (Zoe Saldana ), Drax (Dave Bautista ), Rocket (voiced by Vin Diesel ) and Baby Groot (voiced by Bradley Cooper).

Arts&Culture Maruti factory violence case: 13 former workers sentenced for life
Author: 0 Maruti factory violence case: 13 former workers sentenced for life

Of the 18 others who were convicted of rioting but not murder, four were sent to prison for five years. A lot of them have already spent four years since their arrest in 2012. The prosecution lawyer Anurag Hooda demanded death penalties for the 13 Maruti employees who were involved in the murder. We are confident of securing justice from the superior court.

Arts&Culture Drake Right Hand Noah
Author: 0 Drake Right Hand Noah "40" Shebib Confirms "More Life" Finish

Pictured: Drake on September 23, 2016 in Las Vegas. The rapper will release his newest project today (March 18), a "playlist" called More Life-but it won't be an Apple Music exclusive this time, unlike Views and the slew of other deals he's struck with the service in the past year.

Arts&Culture Is Eddie Murphy making a comeback?
Author: 0 Is Eddie Murphy making a comeback?

Some weren't as enthusiastic. Believe it or not he says he'd have Prince Akeem and Semmi coming back to America to track down his former wife who took half his sh*t. Eddie Murphy received the Mark Twain Prize for Humor in 2015. As of now, those seem to be the only details that are available - but it is happening! There is also no word on whether or not the original cast members - Murphy, James Earl Jones and Calloway - would return since the plot is not finalized.

Arts&Culture Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya: Not an average love story
Author: 0 Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya: Not an average love story

Crores yesterday. As per early estimates, Rajkummar Rao's film has collected Rs 1 crore at the Indian box office on its first day. On a related note, Alia Bhatt is enjoying her golden run in Bollywood with the success of her latest offering 'Badrinath Ki Dulhania, ' which is all set to enter the 100-crore club.

Arts&Culture Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's father no more
Author: 0 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's father no more

He was reportedly fighting cancer and was in hospital for over a month. Megastar Amitabh, Jaya, Ajitabh Bachchan, Mickey Contractor, Kunal Kapoor, Sikandar among others had visited him. Krishnaraj Rai is survived by his wife Vrinda, daughter Aishwarya and son Aditya, who is in the merchant navy. Recently, she was spotted at daughter Aaradhya's sports day at school.

Arts&Culture Dax Shepard Mortified After Accidentally Teaching Daughter Lincoln the F-Bomb
Author: 0 Dax Shepard Mortified After Accidentally Teaching Daughter Lincoln the F-Bomb

Be sure to watch Dax's retelling of the drama for yourself (below)! "Hardest I've ever been hit, nearly blacked out, I let a couple motherf-ckers rip, "cause I've lost count of where I'm at". One night, after putting her to bed, Shepard bent down to grab the towel and hit his head incredibly hard on a bookshelf. Swear to God, she's in the pool, she goes, "This pool's f-in" warm, ' " he says.

Arts&Culture Top NSA official ridicules allegation Britain spied on Trump
Author: 0 Top NSA official ridicules allegation Britain spied on Trump

While the allegations initially came from former judge Andrew Napolitano , Spicer repeatedly referred to them in press conferences despite offering no evidence to back up the claims. Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper, citing unnamed intelligence sources, reported on its website that Spicer and Trump's national security adviser Lieutenant General Herbert McMaster had made formal apologies to Britain.

Arts&Culture Eva Mendes stuns in first public appearance in six months
Author: 0 Eva Mendes stuns in first public appearance in six months

The quintessential, one-shoulder frock would be ideal for a glam summer wedding or graduation party, and the color totally popped against Eva's bronze complexion - from head-to-toe she looked effortlessly attractive! Guess we know where her priorities lie! Eva's last public appearance was to debut her New York & Company collection in New York in September.

Author: 0 American Horror Story season 7 will be about the 2016 U.S. election

The upcoming "American Horror Story" Season 7 has given their fans very little details as to what the next storyline of this famous season would bring. But they don't know who they're playing... All that was given away was that the plot of the season will be a modern type of story . "Next year, we will be going back to some Freak Show characters, deeper histories and myhthologies", Ryan Murphy told EW in 2016 .