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Arts&Culture Gilbert Baker, inventor of gay rights rainbow flag, dies at 65
Author: 0 Gilbert Baker, inventor of gay rights rainbow flag, dies at 65

He wrote: "My dearest friend in the world is gone". The cause of death for Gilbert Baker was unknown as of Friday evening. The artist and gay activist Gilbert Baker has died in NY; he was 65. He was stationed in San Francisco at the beginning of the gay liberation movement, and became deeply involved in the community. City officials also lowered the rainbow flag that billows over the entrance to City Hall to half-mast.

Author: 0 James dominates, Cavs beat Celtics 114-91 in East showdown

Coming out and losing to Boston with first place on the line could be an argument that the Cavs truly have something to worry about. If the Cavs win Wednesday, they would hold the head-to-head tiebreaker over the Celtics, which mean they'd essentially hold a two-game lead.

Arts&Culture Jai Lava Kusa : Motion poster of Jr.NTR's triple role film released
Author: 0 Jai Lava Kusa : Motion poster of Jr.NTR's triple role film released

Devi Sri Prasad, will be the music composer for the movie. Jr NTR and Samantha have earlier co-starred in films like, "Brundavanam", "Ramaiah Vastavyya", "Rabhasa" and " Janata Garage ". The film has Rashi Khanna and Nivedha playing the female leads with Posani Krishna Murali, Brahmaji, Pradeep Rawat, Jaya Prakash Reddy, Praveen and Hamsa Nandini included in the star cast.

Arts&Culture US Masters Par 3 abandoned for first time due to weather
Author: 0 US Masters Par 3 abandoned for first time due to weather

Jordan Spieth is also one of the favorites at +800, and he is the only golfer with odds of less than +2800 that has actually won a green jacket. Three years ago, Fleetwood came to the Masters as a spectator because he figured he would be in the field at Augusta National and it wouldn't hurt to take in the entire experience of Masters week.

Author: 0 Air strikes kill at least 18 in Syria's Idlib - Observatory

Mr. Trump said the attack changed his views on Assad, whose survival as head of the Syrian government he had previously accepted. "We see all the signs of an attack using a nerve agent capable of killing over a hundred people and harming hundreds more".

Arts&Culture Pepsi mum on plans for widely mocked protest ad
Author: 0 Pepsi mum on plans for widely mocked protest ad

The customer-service company also helped Nordstrom navigate through social media outrage when President Donald Trump blasted the retailer for dropping Ivanka Trump's fashion line. Activist DeRay Mckesson tweeted sarcastically about the ad: "If I had carried Pepsi I guess I never would've gotten arrested". "She thinks that Kendall is being made to look an idiot and is frightened that her daughter is getting blamed".

Arts&Culture United Nations diplomat: Security Council to meet Trump at White House
Author: 0 United Nations diplomat: Security Council to meet Trump at White House

Bannon will maintain his security clearance as is standard for most top West Wing officials. Another NSC official who may be sidelined is deputy national security adviser K.T. Politco reported that McMaster quietly met last week with one of his predecessors, 92-year-old Brent Scowcroft, who served under presidents Ford and George H.W.

Arts&Culture Trump Administration Adds Teeth to H-1B Visa Rules
Author: 0 Trump Administration Adds Teeth to H-1B Visa Rules

Greater coordination with other federal agencies, including the departments of Homeland Security and Justice for additional investigation and, if necessary, prosecution. This approach would likely deter technology companies from using the system simply to hire lower-cost workers. Every year, more than 85,000 Americans potentially lose their jobs to foreign labor through the H-1B visa program.

Author: 0 Advertisers Dropping From O'Reilly's Show Amid Scandal

In a statement on the O'Reilly controversy on Tuesday, Fox said it was working to address the concerns of advertisers, noting that the companies in question had diverted their funds into other Fox News content. " Fox News is exquisitely adept at targeting and over-delivering to the portion of the audience that believes in Donald Trump, that loves Donald Trump, that doubts the doubters of Donald Trump", Klein said.

Author: 0 Senator ends 15-hour speech opposing Trump's court pick

The pending developments prompted much hand-wringing from senators on both sides of the aisle about the future of the Senate as a bipartisan and deliberative body, though they themselves were in position to prevent it from happening and failed to do so.

Author: 0 Pepsi Pulls Ad Featuring Kendall Jenner Following Backlash

He gratefully accepts, takes a gulp, and smiles at the roaring approval of the crowd of protesters. Some on social media drew comparisons between Jenner facing the police, and the infamous picture of a woman in a dress confronting police in Baton Rouge following protests after police shot dead Alton Sterling.

Author: 0 WWE Wrestlemania 33 - Full Match Card and Start Time

WrestleMania will be held at the Orlando Citrus Bowl and will feature matches like WWE Universal Champion Goldberg vs. Brock Lesnar; WWE champion Bray Wyatt vs. And then, at number 28. Goldberg . However, the Beast was once again humiliated when he was eliminated easily by his foe. When Bill Goldberg returned to the WWE late a year ago, his first match in over a decade only lasted one minute and 26 seconds.

Arts&Culture Shaheen Defends Filibuster, Says Gorsuch 'Too Extreme' For U.S
Author: 0 Shaheen Defends Filibuster, Says Gorsuch 'Too Extreme' For U.S

In response, Republicans are preparing to change the rules and eliminate the filibuster on Supreme Court nominees, ending the minority party's ability to demand meaningful consultation on presidential appointments to any major office (since Democrats, when they were in the majority, had already abolished the filibuster for other nominations).

Arts&Culture Secret Service agent caught after meeting prostitute
Author: 0 Secret Service agent caught after meeting prostitute

According to reports, the still unnamed agent who had been entrusted with guarding the life of the VP was busted for solicitation of prostitution in Maryland last week after he was allegedly seen leaving the hotel room of a prostitute. The US Secret Service did not immediately respond to BuzzFeed News' request for comment Wednesday. In 2012, nine agents were accused of bringing prostitutes into their rooms, while in their official capacity, during President Obama's economic summit in ...

Author: 0 Fox News Loses Ads Over Bill O'Reilly Sexual Harassment Allegation

The New York Times had revealed over the weekend that Fox News' parent company had paid settlements totaling $13 million to five women to keep quiet about alleged mistreatment at the hands of Fox's prime-time star. Just last week, O'Reilly ridiculed Democratic Representative from California Maxine Waters for her hair, calling it a "James Brown wig", and saying it prevented him from listening to what she said .

Arts&Culture Gudi Padwa 2017: 31 cars, 570 bikes registered in Pune
Author: 0 Gudi Padwa 2017: 31 cars, 570 bikes registered in Pune

Ugadi is derived from Sanskrit words "yuga", which means age, and "adi", which means beginning. Gudi Padwa is one of the most famous harvesting festivals among them. On this auspicious occasion, superstar Amitabh Bachchan posted a collage wishing his fans, he wrote: "Greetings.shubhkamanyein". People also believe that buying new vehicles and gold on this day will bring prosperity.

Author: 0 SmackDown Women's Title Match Moved to the WrestleMania 33 Main Card?

Maybe the old Dawg has one more good match left in him. Lynch, who often jokes about failing P.E.as a child, said she recalls a trainer telling her in her early days to "wrestle more like a girl". In July of past year, during the WWE brand split, Bliss got the call she's been dreaming of when she was drafted to Smackdown . Then there is also the match quality aspect? But we can always get a glimpse of what is to come on Sunday night courtesy of our friends in Bodog.

Author: 0 Iran condemns suspected chemical attack in Syria, offers help

Rather than authorizing military action against Assad in response to a sarin gas attack that killed hundreds outside Damascus, Obama opted instead for a Russia-backed agreement to remove Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles. United States ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley shows pictures of Syrian victims of chemical attacks as she addresses the Security Council at the UN headquarters on April 5, 2017.

Arts&Culture The Undertaker calls it a day at the WrestleMania
Author: 0 The Undertaker calls it a day at the WrestleMania

One of the most exciting and mostly waiting matches of the Wrestlemania 33 is the match between The Undertaker and Roman Reigns . For all intents and purposes it seems as though The Undertaker has retired, as WrestleMania 33 ended with "Taker leaving his iconic hat, gloves, and jacket in the ring".

Arts&Culture LDS Church Announces Fifth Idaho Temple
Author: 0 LDS Church Announces Fifth Idaho Temple

The others temples announced Sunday will be in Brasilia, Brazil, the greater Manila area of the Philippines, Nairobi and Kenya. The five announced temples bring the total number of operating temples and temples announced or under construction to 182 worldwide.

Author: 0 20 companies pull ads from O'Reilly's show

Hyundai says it now has no ads on "The O'Reilly Factor", but it pulled spots on future episodes. As a company we seek to partner with companies and programming that share our values of inclusion and diversity. "Inclusivity and support for women are important Allstate values". The show, which has the highest ratings in cable news, brought in $178 million in 2015 .

Author: 0 End of an era as The Undertaker quits WWE ring

Calaway as The Undertaker has a 21-winning streak in the WWE, and suffered one other defeat apart from Reigns, Complex said. He was scheduled to wrestle more than one singles match in this most recent run, but his body wouldn't allow it, playing perhaps the biggest factor in his decision to retire.

Arts&Culture Netflix Releases Charming Trailer for Anne of Green Gables
Author: 0 Netflix Releases Charming Trailer for Anne of Green Gables

Take a moment to watch the new trailer below! Anne is out to prove that she's just as valuable to the family (and the town) as any boy. The trailer isn't stingy about plot details, taking us through all the classic moments from Montgomery's novel: the town's initial reluctance to accept Anne , her budding friendship with Diana, and, of course, her rivalry with Gilbert Blythe.

Arts&Culture Pepsi yanks Kendall Jenner ad, apologizes to her
Author: 0 Pepsi yanks Kendall Jenner ad, apologizes to her

We are removing the content and halting any further roll out. Jenner then catches the eye of one of the police officers when she approaches him with a can of Pepsi and offers it to him. She rips off her wig, smears away her lipstick and joins them before handing an officer on the demonstration line a can of Pepsi . "It depicts various groups of people embracing a spontaneous moment, and showcasing Pepsi's brand rallying cry to Live For Now, in an exploration of what that truly means ...

Author: 0 Trump's security adviser reaffirms plan to deploy missile defence system - Seoul

The U.S. Pacific Command said it detected and tracked what it assessed as a North Korean missile launched from land near the eastern city of Sinpo. Donald Trump might have warned that the U.S. Active U.S. involvement disincentivizes such cooperation and encourages polarization instead. That means they are also more survivable in the event of a U.S.

Arts&Culture Pope 'horrified' by Syria attack
Author: 0 Pope 'horrified' by Syria attack

Today, warplanes targeted the town of Khan Sheikhoun again, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the White Helmets. Turkey set up a decontamination center at a border crossing in the province of Hatay following the attack, where the victims are initially treated before being moved to hospitals.

Author: 0 'Trump, Xi to have constructive and business-like meeting'

Trump wants China to do more to exert its economic influence over unpredictable Pyongyang to restrain its nuclear and missile programmes. "Therefore if an ICBM attack was imminent the president would have to conduct a preemptive strike". China continues to oppose the tough measures demanded of it to address the issue, fearing a collapse of the Pyongyang regime would bring a crush of refugees and possibly USA and South Korean troops on its border.

Arts&Culture Frustration for Newcastle fans as Matt Ritchie's penalty is ruled out
Author: 0 Frustration for Newcastle fans as Matt Ritchie's penalty is ruled out

There has since been some suggestion that Stroud spotted a foul prior to Ritchie stepping up to score. In a statement, Professional Game Match Officials Board ( PGMOL ) said: "In this evening's EFL Championship game between Newcastle United and Burton Albion, referee Keith Stroud awarded Newcastle a penalty in the 29th minute".

Author: 0 Aldean again wins top country music award

Kacey Musgraves and Ty Bentli presented male vocalist of the year , which went to Thomas Rhett . She also took home the female vocalist award, which means she now has eight: more than any other artist. "We've been staring at trophies like this for a long time since we were kids", said duo member John Osborne. Lori McKenna, who wrote "Humble and Kind", received the Songwriter of the Year honor.

Author: 0 Ten companies pull ads from O'Reilly show

In response to advertisers dropping "The O'Reilly Factor ", Fox News said in a statement Tuesday, "We value our partners and are working with them to address their current concerns about 'The O'Reilly Factor .' At this time , the ad buys of those clients have been re-expressed into other FNC programs".

Arts&Culture Top Mexican official said to tip drug cartel about probe
Author: 0 Top Mexican official said to tip drug cartel about probe

Prosecutors say the organization shipped the drug from South America. US District Court Judge Richard Leon handed down the life sentence, along with a $529,200,000 forfeiture amount based on an "extremely conservative" estimate of the amount of cocaine Beltran Leyva moved to the border for importation to the US.

Author: 0 Trump issues final warning to North Korea over missiles

The official said the United States is weighing secondary sanctions against Chinese companies conducting business with North Korea in violation of existing U.S. After the best part of three decades of astonishing economic growth, led by exports to the West, China has amassed more than $1 trillion (£800bn) - that's $1,000bn, or $1,000,000,000,000 - of US Treasury bonds.

Arts&Culture 'Preacher' Season 2 first look: A wild ride to New Orleans
Author: 0 'Preacher' Season 2 first look: A wild ride to New Orleans

That means the introduction of new characters and the re-introduction of enigmatic ones, such as Graham McTavish's "The Cowboy" (known to comic readers as "The Saint of Killers"), who was introduced as a mysterious side character in the first season before eventually being unleashed from Hell and let loose in the real world.

Author: 0 BMW, Mercedes pull ads from O'Reilly show on Fox News

Drugmakers Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline are also on the list as well as T Rowe Price, Constant Contact , Ainsworth, Untuckit , Credit Karma and the insurer Allstate . The O'Reilly Factor is the most widely viewed U.S. cable news show, with an average of 3.98 million viewers in early 2017, according to Adweek . Based on the serious nature of these allegations, we have made the decision to suspend all advertising on the program in question.

Arts&Culture The Internet in not impressed with Kendall Jenner's protest Pepsi ad
Author: 0 The Internet in not impressed with Kendall Jenner's protest Pepsi ad

Victoria's Secret lingerie model Kendall Jenner looks sensation on and off the runway in these pictures. The commercial features Kendall stepping out of a crowd of protesters to hand a police officer a can of Pepsi . Pepsi has come under fire for its latest video ad, where reality TV star Kendall Jenner uses a can of Pepsi to soothe tension between protesters and police, sparking accusations that it exploits the "Black Lives Matter" movement.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition to be sold by the software giant

Samsung Electronics showcased the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus this week, which come with top-notch technologies, including Bixby , an artificial intelligence program that can interact with the owner and adds another layer of convenience. The Bixby AI is Samsung's attempt at a Siri challenger, but it seems to be undercooked. Beyond all its exciting new features, Samsung also addressed the elephant in the room - is the S8's battery safe? This solution enhances security and productivity ...

Author: 0 European Union offers Brexit trade talks, sets tough transition terms

He also insisted that Britain's commitment to European defense and security is "unconditional" and "not some bargaining chip in any negotiations" over Brexit. He said later that the first round of discussions may run until the New Zealand spring. A senior EU official says it will take more than two years to hammer out all the details of Britain's departure from the European Union.

Author: 0 NC's Roy Cooper Signs Deal To Repeal Anti-LGBT Law

According to an Associated Press analysis. the so-called "bathroom bill" will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years if it remains in place. At stake is whether the repeal legislation was enough to persuade some businesses, state and city governments and sports organizations including the NCAA to end their de facto boycott of North Carolina.

Author: 0 Tim Kaine blasts Trump for blaming Syria chemical attack on Obama

Ahmed al-Sheikho, of the Idlib Civil Defense team, says the Wednesday airstrikes hit near where the suspected chemical attack occurred in the town of Khan Sheikhoun. "This is a direct outcome of American statements about Assad not being a priority and giving him time and allowing him to stay in power", Kodmani told Reuters via text, saying the USA officials' comments amounted to "a blank check for Assad".

Arts&Culture Sonos Is Bringing The Gorillaz' Virtual World To Life
Author: 0 Sonos Is Bringing The Gorillaz' Virtual World To Life

Gorillaz's new album, Humanz , is due out on April 28 and it features Jamaican singer Popcaan, as well as Mavis Staples, Carly Simon, De La Soul, Pusha T, Danny Brown and Vince Staples. If you watched Gorillaz " Saturn Barz " music video and thought to yourself, "wow, I would love to be inside of a house like that", good news for you.

Author: 0 US, Russia trade claims on chemical weapons in Syria

All that suggests exposure to a nerve agent. Asked whether he was formulating a new policy towards Syria, Mr Trump told reporters: "You'll see". "The likelihood of exposure to a chemical attack is amplified by an apparent lack of external injuries reported in cases showing a rapid onset of similar symptoms, including acute respiratory distress as the main cause of death", the United Nations agency said .

Arts&Culture Kendall Jenner, Pepsi Face Backlash for New Protest Ad
Author: 0 Kendall Jenner, Pepsi Face Backlash for New Protest Ad

Critics of the ad flooded social media, many of them arguing that the ad co-opted the anti-Donald Trump "resistance" movement to make a profit. The ad was quickly accused of appropriating the Black Lives Matter movement and using social justice to sell soda.

Author: 0 Nikki Bella taking indefinite break

You would never know she was injured watching her and hubby John Cena , 39, beat up The Miz and Maryse , but she's clearly still hurting. Nikki Bella was also married to her high school sweetheart, but it was annulled three years later.

Arts&Culture Simon Gotch released by WWE
Author: 0 Simon Gotch released by WWE

Every year, WWE does a bit of spring cleaning and ends up getting rid of a number of superstars, but it may have started a bit early this time around. They last appeared on SmackDown Live on February 7. Gotch and English were drafted to SmackDown and struggled to make headway despite a lack of top tag teams on the brand.

Arts&Culture Phoenix Teen Asks Emma Stone to Prom With 'La La Land' Video
Author: 0 Phoenix Teen Asks Emma Stone to Prom With 'La La Land' Video

Granted, Jacob is a 17-year-old junior at Arcadia High School, and Stone, who grew up in Scottsdale, is a 28-year-old actress fresh off an Academy Award-win for her work in La La Land. "I really enjoyed getting to recreate that scene because it's one of my favorites of recent memory". "I did not expect the reaction would be so intense and fantastic when I released the video", he said.

Arts&Culture This 12-year-old girl could be the next Usain Bolt
Author: 0 This 12-year-old girl could be the next Usain Bolt

It's just over two seconds off world record holder Florence Griffith-Joyner's time of 21.34 secs from 1988 Seoul Olympics. Twelve-year-old, Lyston broke the Class Four 200 metre mark twice, taking it down to 23.72 seconds at last week's meet.

Arts&Culture Tyga & Kylie Jenner Break Up… Again
Author: 0 Tyga & Kylie Jenner Break Up… Again

Cue the break up rumours. Fans also noticed that Kylie was seen without her promise ring during an outing with her best friend Jordyn Woods. Now, according to People , sources claim Kylie and Tyga are off yet again. On the other hand, Kylie was recently spotted spending quality time with her BFFs on dinner dates. But it wasn't until March 2015 when the pair became official - after the rapper shared a snap on Instagram , with the caption: 'Certain things catch your eye, but ...