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Arts&Culture Britney Spears Concert Leads Israeli Labor Party To Delay Leadership Vote
Author: 0 Britney Spears Concert Leads Israeli Labor Party To Delay Leadership Vote

Israel's Labor Party had scheduled their election for a new party chairperson on July 3, but because Spears has a concert scheduled at Hayarkon Park in Tel Aviv on that exact same day. Although the wording was careful not to name the event in question, it is referring to the United States superstar's first ever concert in Isreal, which is part of her 2017 World Tour.

Arts&Culture White stabbing suspect targeted black men, police say
Author: 0 White stabbing suspect targeted black men, police say

After seeing his photo on the news, Jackson turned himself in, police said . "The reason why he picked NY, it's cuz it's the media capital of the world", NYPD Assistant Chief William Aubry said. "The entire Friends School community extends our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Timothy Caughman , the victim of this senseless and incomprehensible act".

Arts&Culture Pepsi have pulled Kendall Jenner's protest ad after backlash
Author: 0 Pepsi have pulled Kendall Jenner's protest ad after backlash

Critics say the image of Jenner handing the officer a Pepsi evoked a photo of Black Lives Matter protester Ieshia Evans approaching an officer at a demonstration in Baton Rouge a year ago. "If only Daddy would have known about the power of #Pepsi", the tweet said. The ad was part of what Pepsi was calling its "moments" campaign . Executives for the brand, which is owned by Anheuser Busch, later said they regretted the ad.

Author: 0 Storms sweep through South; 5 killed

She was unable to get out and died. Another woman was killed overnight in Tallahatchie County when high winds dropped a tree on her home, said Mississippi Emergency Management Agency spokesman Ray Coleman. Georgia Power's website said almost 18,000 customers remained without power as of 8 p.m. Monday. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport tweeted from its official account that the Federal Aviation Administration has lifted a ground stop, which means that flights heading to ...

Arts&Culture 6 questions I have after watching Ghost in the Shell
Author: 0 6 questions I have after watching Ghost in the Shell

Fans can rest assured that this reboot is a decent entry to the series, and will hopefully open a wider audience to the Ghost in the Shell universe. This is only the latest case of controversy to erupt over the casting of white actors in roles originally written as Asian people.

Arts&Culture Coldplay performs 'Ink' for cancer-stricken Filipino fan
Author: 0 Coldplay performs 'Ink' for cancer-stricken Filipino fan

Concert promoter Rhiza Pascua of MMI Live accompanied Martin as he sat down with Ken Santiago, who had bought tickets to the show but could not watch it due to his illness. "Words can't even begin to describe how thankful I am", he said. "I can't thank you enough", the sick fan wrote on a small white board since his condition does not allow him to talk.

Author: 0 Gorsuch Appears To Have Plagiarized Passage In Book

BuzzFeed and Politico both published articles late Tuesday night, just a few days before Gorsuch is expected to be confirmed as the next Supreme Court justice, highlighting various excerpts that Gorsuch allegedly plagiarized in his book The Future of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia .

Author: 0 Most young people say gov't should pay for health care

Only 26 percent said they want to keep the Affordable Care Act "as it is". And they're planning to campaign on how much they hate it. We don't know how, if at all, the bill will be altered to mitigate an estimated 24 million people who will be without insurance in a decade because of the legislation - an impact that many GOP moderates couldn't get behind.

Author: 0 David Letterman to induct Pearl Jam into Rock Hall of Fame

In a statement, the Hall of Fame said: "Due to illness, Neil Young is regrettably no longer able to induct Pearl Jam at this Year's Induction Ceremony". The Hall of Fame is located in Cleveland. All five of the group's drummers throughout the years will join them at the Friday induction ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.

Author: 0 Payless ShoeSource is filing for bankruptcy

It's the latest blow to brick-and-mortar retailers, which are struggling to survive in the age of Amazon. In that statement, CEO Paul Jones called the store closures a "difficult, but necessary, decision driven by the continued challenges of the retail environment, which will only intensify" with the rise of online shopping.

Arts&Culture Trump tears up Obama climate plans
Author: 0 Trump tears up Obama climate plans

The comments came after Trump declared the end of a "war on coal" on Tuesday, signing an order to review Obama's "job-killing" climate regulations. Obama's Clean Power Plan, aimed at slashing power plant emissions, was a key component of joint pledges made in 2014 by China and the U.S., the world's two biggest producers of greenhouse gases, and helped seal a new global pact signed in Paris at the end of 2015.

Author: 0 GOP Urges Senate Democrats To Allow Vote On Gorsuch's Confirmation

The GOP leader pledged he would not use the nuclear option to get rid of the filibuster for legislation for as long as he is Senate leader. For the Senate, it would mean that Supreme Court nominees in future could get on the court with no assent from the minority party, potentially leading to a more ideologically polarized court.

Arts&Culture Selena Gomez has become more insecure over time
Author: 0 Selena Gomez has become more insecure over time

Just a few years ago, Langford was a national swimmer at her high school whose top three job preferences were medicine, politics, and musical theater, in that order. Meanwhile, Langford said that she felt especially emotional while filming Hannah's final scene, though it was not necessarily because she died. The Kill Em With Kindness singer also blames social media for the major issues youngsters face."But that's something a lot of people can relate to".

Arts&Culture Federal judge blocks Indiana abortion ultrasound mandate
Author: 0 Federal judge blocks Indiana abortion ultrasound mandate

But the pro-life movement has not been discouraged by the failure of the AHCA and continues to encourage congressional Republicans to defund Planned Parenthood quickly, with or without health care reform. Friday, the Citizens for a Pro-life Society picketed Planned Parenthood of Kalamazoo alleging that the abortion was performed at the clinic last summer and that it resulted in the death of the 24-year-old Battle Creek woman.

Arts&Culture Master of None* Season 2 Trailer Is a Pasta-Filled Dream
Author: 0 Master of None* Season 2 Trailer Is a Pasta-Filled Dream

Alongside Ansari , the show also stars Eric Wareheim , Kelvin Yu, Noël Wells and Lena Waithe. The trailer also shows the friends back in NY, with the return of Lena Waithe as Denise, as well as John seated at a piano and Bobby handing out high fives and making toasts.

Arts&Culture Exxon in talks to expand into Brazil
Author: 0 Exxon in talks to expand into Brazil

Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM ) is a good investment, however if the market is weaker then it could suggest that the shares are undervalued.

Author: 0 Jordan Spieth Officially Ready for The Masters

Adelaide-born Scott, the 2013 Masters champion now living in Switzerland, said Luck could make a huge name for himself in the pro ranks. A shake of the head from McIlroy, who explained how his golf ball was "quite spinny" and how the newly introduced clubs "fit this golf course".

Arts&Culture Kevin Conroy Confirms Voice Role in Batman and Harley Quinn Animation
Author: 0 Kevin Conroy Confirms Voice Role in Batman and Harley Quinn Animation

The new feature comes from Batman: The Animated Series co-creator Bruce Timm , whose last effort was the abysmal Batman: The Killing Joke. So I wanted to give a nod to my background without being as shrill. Executive producer Bruce Timm promised that Batman and Harley Quinn, which they decided to make in the wake of Harley's popularity in Suicide Squad, will be much lighter than the DC fare we've been getting lately.

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Author: 0 "Zoey 101" Actor Matthew Underwood Saves Baby from Heroin Car Crash

Underwood played Logan on the hit Nickelodeon series " Zoey 101 ". Port St. Lucie police arrived at the scene at around 8:30 p.m.to find Jessica Hand (insert, left) "unconscious behind the wheel of the auto with a syringe in her arm" and John Rodriguez (insert, right) lying "unconscious in the back seat with a syringe next to him and an infant boy in an unsecured vehicle seat alongside him".

Author: 0 McCain feels 'nuclear option' to confirm Gorsuch is a bad idea

Gorsuch's adherence to the law is the primary objection to his nomination, although some say it is also because the Republican majority in the Senate refused to take up the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland for the seat Gorsuch is now nominated for.

Author: 0 The Evolution of WWE Wrestler The Undertaker in One Moving Image

While the verbal jousting has been cringeworthy at best, there is little doubt that a significant portion of the WWE fanbase remains deeply connected to Cena. That is why the Triple H in a non-sanctioned match against Seth Rollins should be next. Bray Wyatt (c) vs. Stephanie was put through a table at WrestleMania 33, and Vince McMahon indicated Monday night that she could be off TV for some time .

Arts&Culture Netflix drops stars rating in favor of thumbs to provide better recommendations
Author: 0 Netflix drops stars rating in favor of thumbs to provide better recommendations

It shall be replaced by Thumbs, a new program in which users assign each movie or TV show a thumbs-up or a thumbs-down after watching. Contrary to what many people believe, the star ratings you see for a Netflix show were never an indicator of a show's popularity - they were designed as an indicator of what you personally may like depending on your previous viewing and ratings history.

Arts&Culture WWE Wrestlemania 33 - Every match happening this Sunday
Author: 0 WWE Wrestlemania 33 - Every match happening this Sunday

I felt both shows had effective but not necessarily exciting go home episodes - as generally they are before a Wrestlemania . Lesnar will hand Goldberg his first WWE PPV loss. The Mizanins cut deeply personal promos about what bad, plastic, shallow, fake human beings Cena and Nikki were, eventually culminating in their magnum opus: Total Bullshit , a multi-part "lost episode" brutally skewering Total Bellas , the spinoff to Total Divas .

Author: 0 Kendall Jenner condemned over Pepsi ad 'equality march'

The ad ends with Jenner handing a can of Pepsi to a police officer as a peace offering. The ad has sparked a backlash online with some users saying Pepsi is evoking the imagery of Black Lives Matter protests and co-opting the resistance movement against police brutality in the US.

Author: 0 Lisa Falk: Renewables should trump coal

Of course, while it may represent a viable option for transitioning to renewable energy sources, the exploration, production and use of natural gas poses its own problems - but that is another issue. They are essentially a faux authority the Obama administration set up to justify its heavy regulatory agenda. Their collective power was broken by a pernicious, but successful divide-and-conquer strategy by the ruling class to pit whites against blacks by blaming them for their misfortune instead ...

Author: 0 Kendall Jenner's Pepsi ad sparks backlash

NEW YORK (AP ) - Model and Kardashian clan member Kendall Jenner's turn as a Pepsi-wielding protester has some on social media decrying the imagery as appropriation of the Black Lives Matter movement. Because, you know, years of police violence against Black people and systemic oppression would totally be solved if only Kendall Jenner could just get close enough to the action to hand a cop a Pepsi! "It depicts various groups of people embracing a spontaneous moment, and showcasing ...

Arts&Culture US Senate clashes over Trump Supreme Court pick
Author: 0 US Senate clashes over Trump Supreme Court pick

Gorsuch holds degrees from Columbia, Oxford and Harvard - accolades that are typical of Supreme Court nominees. As McConnell has often noted, eliminating minority rights in the Senate means that when the political tables are turned, Republicans will be the ones with minimal influence on the future of the court.

Arts&Culture Manchester United on the worst unbeaten run in Premier League history
Author: 0 Manchester United on the worst unbeaten run in Premier League history

But deep into stoppage time Shaw's shot was handled by Ashley Williams, who was sent off, and Ibrahimovic converted the equaliser from the spot on his return from a three-match suspension. He played a role in the equalizer but Mourinho renewed his public criticism of the defender, saying he was "thinking for him" and "making every decision for him".

Arts&Culture Blumhouse Announces 'The Purge' TV Show
Author: 0 Blumhouse Announces 'The Purge' TV Show

The writer and director of all three Purge movies, James DeMonaco, is involved in the development of the TV show - which is not taking the place of the fourth installment in the film series, due out in summer 2018. The company said the investment from ITVS will see it grow and scale as an independent TV studio with the autonomy and resources to invest in development and production of original content for global exploitation.

Author: 0 Pochettino urges Spurs to fight on in EPL

The gap now stands at seven points and Spurs hope to reduce that deficit further at relegation-threatened Swansea tomorrow morning (Singapore time). "Our challenge is to be consistent but there is still a big gap to Chelsea and a lot of work to do", he said. Chelsea's players taunted Spurs a year ago by making clear their support for Leicester and then held them to a 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge to confirm the Foxes as champions.

Author: 0 Fox News Rewards Bill O'Reilly In Face Of Harassment Lawsuits

The same day the settlement revelations were made, the Wall Street Journal reported Fox News had already set up a new contract with its biggest star and that O'Reilly had personally paid $10 million of the settlements. Walsh said, "I've been doing sexual harassment cases for 30 years". O'Reilly has denied the allegations, saying he put "controversies" to rest in order to spare his children.

Arts&Culture Marvel's New Warriors Comedy, With Squirrel Girl, Lands at Freeform
Author: 0 Marvel's New Warriors Comedy, With Squirrel Girl, Lands at Freeform

The New Warriors will premier sometime next year. Well rejoice, because the Hollywood Reporter has revealed that the show has now been ordered straight-to-series over at Freeform. The series will be Marvel's first live-action, half-hour comedy series, following in the footsteps of NBC's DC Comics comedy series Powerless . Dagger was once a New Warrior as well, and a crossover doesn't seem out of the question at some point, but for now the best we can do is speculate.

Author: 0 Directions For New WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar

This might keep the Myth as the champion even after Wrestlemania concludes. Given his long tenure on the indie scene, Aries is a noted favorite and much-needed face for the rekindled division, though that may not be enough to defeat the "Man That Gravity Forgot".

Author: 0 Is WrestleMania 33 Going To Be The Undertaker's Last Match?

Two big segments advertised tonight are Seth Rollins' response to Triple H's challenge, as well as a face-to-face between Goldberg and Brock Lesnar. It will be interesting to see how the WrestleMania crowd reacts to Goldberg. Not to say that the Blue Show is perfect-far from-but I have full faith in them making the Big Dog more palatable. The post match bit with the Austin Aries news update with New Day was painful.

Author: 0 Flynn made $1.3 million for lobbying, speeches, more

Flynn's biggest financial haul appears to have come from his own private consulting firm, Flynn Intel Group, where he earned a salary and bonuses of $827,000, plus another $50,000 to $100,000 payment for undisclosed reasons, the document show.

Author: 0 Goldberg Says Goodbye To The WWE Universe For Now

No word yet on how they will get from Braun vs. Reigns to Braun vs. Lesnar but as Dave Meltzer recently reported in The Wrestling Observer, Reigns vs. Wrestling history is filled with performers that returned after they retired, and The Undertaker has yet to announce that he's had his last WWE match .

Author: 0 Senate Republicans, Democrats set for floor debate on Gorsuch

Republicans refused to hold hearings or a vote on Merrick Garland. Because Democrats have the ability to filibuster, Republicans are expected to unilaterally change the rules to ensure confirmation of Gorsuch later this week. "History will be watching", he said from the Senate floor. Just before 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oregon Sen. Merkley was one of the first opponents of President Donald Trump's nominee, citing Republicans' 2016 blockade of former President Barack Obama's pick.

Arts&Culture AC/DC's Brian Johnson to present Sky Arts show
Author: 0 AC/DC's Brian Johnson to present Sky Arts show

Details of the show's first season come courtesy of Team Rock , where it's reported that the British network Sky Arts plans to start broadcasting Brian Johnson's Life on the Road on April 28, with a premiere episode that sees Johnson meeting up with singer Roger Daltrey.

Author: 0 Kate dazzles on red carpet for West End revival of 42nd Street

The dress is worth $1,195 at Saks Fifth Avenue in the USA, E! Kate is always one for matching accessories, and this time was no exception, as she finished off her look with red suede heels, clutch bag and tassel earrings. Kate Middleton arrives at the Portrait Gala in London. "I also want to tell her about Pokémon". After the curtain call, the royal was invited to join the cast on stage, where she was presented with a pair of gold tap shoes with red ribbons by the show's director ...

Author: 0 Angle named new GM of Monday Night RAW

Keep in mind that Joe was responsible for injuring Rollins when he attacked him for Triple H weeks ago ahead of WrestleMania 33. The news comes as rumors of another WWE Draft taking place at some point in the near future. Kurt Angle appeared on " Monday Night Raw " for the first time in 11 years, recently having rejoined the company with his induction into the WWE Hall of Fame.

Author: 0 Undertaker may have just wrestled his final match at WrestleMania 33

Randy Orton completed his months-long quest for gold by slaying Bray Wyatt. His signature moves "Tombstone" and "Chokeslam" became a rage among WWE die hard fans who died to get a glimpse of the same. Mojo Rawly won the 33-man battle royal for Andre The Giant Memorial Trophy by eliminating Canada's Jinder Mahal in the end. For weeks, The Miz and Maryse insulted John Cena and Nikki Bella about their relationship.

Arts&Culture White House releases financial disclosures of top staff
Author: 0 White House releases financial disclosures of top staff

The disclosures on Friday exposed the assets of as many as 180 senior officials to public scrutiny. Mr Trump's administration is considered the most wealthy in United States history, with members of his senior staff and Cabinet worth an estimated US$12 billion (S$17 billion), according to a tally by Bloomberg.

Arts&Culture EU Parliament prepares to set Brexit 'red lines'
Author: 0 EU Parliament prepares to set Brexit 'red lines'

European Council president Donald Tusk left no doubt in his draft guidelines for negotiations, released on Friday, that EU rules state that trade deals can only be done with non-members, so that the most the United Kingdom can hope for prior to Brexit is an "overall understanding on the framework for the future relationship".

Author: 0 Brock Lesnar Beats Goldberg to Win WWE Universal Championship at WrestleMania 33

Their previous match at Survivor Series a year ago last just one minute and 26 seconds as Goldberg overcame Lesnar. He finally defeated Goldberg at WrestleMania 33, winning the WWE Universal Championship in the process. Lesnar began jumping all over Goldberg to avoid the spear and hit him with multiple German Suplexes. With Lesnar once again the champion on RAW, he will now face a plethora of new faces who will be vying for his title.

Author: 0 Valley Raiders fans react to Vegas move

After making the playoffs this past season for the first time since 2002, the Raiders will now head back to Oakland to a fan base knowing the team's future will not be in the Bay Area. He said fans need to mobilize and called for a boycott of Bank of America, whose $650 million loan is helping fund the new stadium in Las Vegas .

Arts&Culture Tata to launch Nexon compact SUV by year-end
Author: 0 Tata to launch Nexon compact SUV by year-end

In March 2017, Tata Motors (Q,N,C,F)* passenger vehicles recorded sales at 15,433 units in the domestic market, a growth of 84%, over March 2016, due to continued strong demand for the Tata Tiago. SML Isuzu is trading 5% up after the company said that its total sales rose 26.4% to 2094 units in March 2017 over March 2016. The Company's total exports grew by 23.6 per cent, up from 31,121 units in March 2016 to 38,462 units in March 2017.