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Arts&Culture Russian Federation calls for emergency United Nations meeting after USA strikes on Syria
Author: 0 Russian Federation calls for emergency United Nations meeting after USA strikes on Syria

Tim Kaine (D-Va.), are calling for Congress to vote on authorizing any future military operations in Syria. Kaine called it " unconstitutional " for Trump to wage military action without a vote of Congress. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused Russian Federation - which props up the Assad regime and agreed to mothball Syrian chemical weapons in a 2013 deal - of being incompetent or complicit in permitting Assad's actions.

Arts&Culture Moulton questions Trump's Syria strategy in light of refugee stance
Author: 0 Moulton questions Trump's Syria strategy in light of refugee stance

Investors have taken a sell-off position in the market after the US hit targets in Syria with Tomahawk missiles late Thursday in response to an alleged chemical attack . The Tomahawk missile, with a range of more than 1,000 nautical miles, has been employed in numerous conflicts since its combat debut in the 1991 Persian Gulf War.

Author: 0 US Missiles Blast Syria, Trump Calls 'All Civilized Nations' To Join

Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin believes the USA launched the strikes under a "far-fetched pretext". The U.S. military fired a barrage of missiles into Syria early Friday in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack blamed on President Bashar al-Assad's forces that killed about 100 civilians.

Arts&Culture Gorsuch nomination fight goes to full Senate
Author: 0 Gorsuch nomination fight goes to full Senate

The chamber's majority leader tore up the rulebook after Democrats mounted the first filibuster of a Supreme Court nominee in half a century. Last week, Republican Sen. Led by Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, GOP senators refused to even hold a hearing for Merrick Garland, Obama's eminently qualified nominee, in hopes that a Republican would be elected president in November and get the appointment.

Author: 0 Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain on Journey Heading into the Rock Hall

TMZ reported on Friday afternoon that Journey, who has been fronted by Arnel Pieda for the past 10 years, with perform "Lights", "Separate Ways" and "Don't Stop Believin'" at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Perry might even team up for a song or two with the band when it performs later in the evening, TMZ is reporting . Steve Perry (right), seen here with Ross Valory , was Journey's lead singer during the band's peak years.

Arts&Culture Reasons Why Author Says Hannah Almost Lived
Author: 0 Reasons Why Author Says Hannah Almost Lived

Payne appears in episodes five and 12 of the 13-episode season that debuted March 31. Whether or not the second season would also be shot in Sonoma County is still uncertain. Filmed around Sonoma County, Analy High School in Sebastopol was the show's most prominent location. The additional characters were some that he said he could see himself writing, had he taken the story in the same direction as the Netflix writers.

Arts&Culture Trump should bring 'A-game' in meeting with Xi
Author: 0 Trump should bring 'A-game' in meeting with Xi

The meeting kicked off amid suggestions the Trump administration was considering military action against Syria as it deliberated on how to respond to a chemical attack that killed more than 80 people. and China. Speaking to reporters while traveling to Florida, Trump suggested there was a link between "terrible" trade agreements the USA has made with China and Pyongyang's provocations.

Author: 0 Maxine Waters Calls Out Fox News As A 'Sexual Harassment Enterprise'

Trump is a regular on O'Reilly's show, and the two have been spotted at baseball game's in year's past with the president granting the Fox News host primetime exclusive interviews . The National Organization for Women and other advocacy groups on Tuesday called on Fox News to fire the combative commentator. At the time , Waters was being interviewed on the MSNBC show " All In with Chris Hayes".

Arts&Culture Legendary comedian Don Rickles passes away at age of 90
Author: 0 Legendary comedian Don Rickles passes away at age of 90

No one was exempt from his put-downs, from presidents to fellow celebrities such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Johnny Carson. He tweeted: "Thinking of my friend Don Rickles". "Don is something rare, [a] true friend, a wonderful human being". Rickles wit and uncensored jokes will always be remembered. But the topper came, from all people, radio host Casey Kasem, who dressed up as Hitler at a Martin roast in Rickles' honor and told the comedian: "You are the only man I know who has ...

Author: 0 Amtrak: Full Service Being Restored Friday at Penn Station

The derailment of a NJ Transit commuter train Monday as it approached the station platform ignited a spat between Amtrak and Republican New Jersey Gov. He says they should call for congressional hearings to "hold Amtrak accountable". Moorman said the governor has a right to be upset, but added: "I will say that withdrawing funding is not going to solve any of the problems".

Author: 0 Mercedes Pulls 'O'Reilly Factor' Ads, Other Advertisers Tap Dance, Amid Harassment Allegations

T. Rowe Price said in a statement , "We regularly evaluate our media buys to ensure alignment with our corporate values, and in light of the recent allegations we have chose to pull our upcoming ads from 'The O'Reilly Factor '". Meanwhile, many female employees inside Fox News are too scared to speak out about problems in the workplace, fearing that they have no leverage against powerful on-air talents like O'Reilly, current and former network sources have told CNNMoney .

Author: 0 Russian Federation condemns U.S. missile strike on Syria, suspends key air agreement

The Syrian military called the attack a "blatant aggression" that would undermine Syria's "fight against terrorism". Other Russian officials issued grave condemnations of the US strike. The massive strike - US President Donald Trump's biggest military decision since taking office - marked a dramatic escalation in American involvement in Syria's six-year civil war.

Author: 0 U.S. fires missiles at Assad airbase; Russian Federation denounces 'aggression'

He approved the unilateral military strike without seeking congressional approval. As Vox notes, Lee was the sole member of Congress who voted against using military force in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. Downing Street was swift to offer its backing for the USA action, which was also supported by Israel, Australia, France, Germany and European Council president Donald Tusk.

Arts&Culture Arkansas-Native Quizz Swanigan Survives Knockout Rounds on The Voice
Author: 0 Arkansas-Native Quizz Swanigan Survives Knockout Rounds on The Voice

The high schoolers choose to sing "Two Black Cadillacs" by Carrie Underwood and "Demons" by Imagine Dragons , respectively. Swanigan sang Nick Jonas's song "Chains" against fellow Team Alicia member Chris Blue. Coyle's eliminated comes a night after two more New Jersey singers, Felicia Temple of Teaneck and Autumn Turner of Montclair, were sent packing as well.

Arts&Culture The Girls of Girls Star in a Golden Girls Parody
Author: 0 The Girls of Girls Star in a Golden Girls Parody

Ahead of Wednesday evening's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, the nightly talk show teased Dunham's appearance with her Girls costars. Yes, this is what pure joy feels like. In a teaser of tonight's episode, Dunham, Williams, 28, Mamet, 29, and Kirke, 31, each channel characters from the 1990s sitcom, which starred Betty White, Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty.

Author: 0 Fir against shirish kunder for insulting yogi adityanath

Be it illegal slaughter houses or illegal mining", Baba Ramdev said. Uttar Pradesh chief minister and BJP leader Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday reiterated his stand that he would take an initiative to build Ram Temple in Ayodhya. "However, we broke the hegemony of these lumpen elements through various struggles, and eventually transformed Gorakhpur", said Aditya Nath, who heads an influential Gorakh Dham Mutt here.

Author: 0 Democrats block Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Democrats said they opposed Mr Gorsuch, 49, because they felt he had shown favour to corporations ahead of workers. But Republicans fell short of the 60-vote super majority needed to overcome the Democratic procedural tactic called a filibuster and proceed to a vote in which senators could confirm him by a simple majority.

Author: 0 Filings show Ivanka Trump, husband Jared benefitting from business empire

One of the wealthiest members of the Trump administration _ aside from the president himself _ is Gary Cohn , who left a top position at Goldman Sachs to become Trump's chief economic adviser. Cohn had income ranging from $48 million to almost $77 million in the year preceding his engagement in the White House, though it could be much higher.

Arts&Culture Jimmy Kimmel pays heartfelt tribute to Don Rickles: 'I'm going to cry'
Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel pays heartfelt tribute to Don Rickles: 'I'm going to cry'

YouTube user Stephen Nichols put together a compilation video for those of us who like to remember Rickles at his best. "He mastered it and made it famous and acceptable". "There's nothing better than getting burned by Don Rickles ". Originally planning on being a dramatic actor, Rickles grew exhausted of the lack of work and started doing stand-up comedy in the beginning of the 50's.

Arts&Culture Legendary actor Don Rickles dies aged 90
Author: 0 Legendary actor Don Rickles dies aged 90

Don Rickles , the legendary comedian known for his playfully caustic wit, has died, his spokesperson confirmed to ABC News on Thursday. Eventually, poking fun at audience members would become a major part of his act. Rickles died, Thursday, April 6, 2017, of. A graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Rickles appeared in small parts in movies before finding his niche in stand-up comedy.

Arts&Culture Darksiders Warmastered Edition Isn't Canceled, Now Has Release Date
Author: 0 Darksiders Warmastered Edition Isn't Canceled, Now Has Release Date

Initially thought to be cancelled - which is reasonable given the launch of the Switch and Nintendo itself dropping support for the Wii U - Darksiders Warmastered Edition is a remaster of the first game. So there's no need to fret, if you had your heart set on the Wii U version. We had the privilege to review Darksiders: Warmastered Edition scoring it 55 due to some unwanted lip-syncing issues but they have since been resolved.

Arts&Culture Harry Styles would be 'honoured' to be Liam Payne's son's godfather
Author: 0 Harry Styles would be 'honoured' to be Liam Payne's son's godfather

Cheryl and Ashley split in 2010 after tying the knot just four years before. But it looks like the former Girls Aloud star has had a serious blast from the past in the form of none other than ex-hubby, Ashley Cole . It just goes to show the restorative power a newborn baby can bring to families and loved ones - past and present. 'But, in contrast, Liam would still like a huge celebration.

Author: 0 Maxine Waters Says Bill O'Reilly 'Needs To Go To Jail'

Mr. O'Reilly has denied the allegations, saying he reached the settlements in order to protect his children from public scrutiny. "Personally, I think he shouldn't have settled", Trump said , suggesting O'Reilly should have fought the lawsuits in court.

Author: 0 Ethics panel steps into spotlight with Nunes inquiry

The House Ethics Committee released a statement Thursday saying it had "determined to investigate" allegations that "Nunes may have made unauthorized disclosures of classified information, in violation of House Rules, law, regulations, or other standards of conduct".

Arts&Culture Saba Qamar's 'Hindi Medium' trailer is out
Author: 0 Saba Qamar's 'Hindi Medium' trailer is out

Makers of the movie Hindi Medium along with actor Irrfan Khan launched the official trailer at an event in Mumbai on April 6, 2017 . And what a amusing, hilarious and emotional take it is! Bollywood's versatile actor, Irrfan khan took to Facebook and shared the trailer of the movie.

Author: 0 Don Rickles: The Kindest 'Merchant of Venom'

A half-century-plus career ensued, including headline gigs at casinos and nightclubs from Las Vegas to Atlantic City, New Jersey, talk-show appearances and roast after roast. A favorite epithet was the nonsensical "hockey puck", as in, " You're a real hockey puck". "Broadway I (auditioned for) all the big shows, but never got the part, so I started to get discouraged".

Author: 0 Brock Lesnar Wins The WWE Universal Title In Orlando

PWInsider reports he will be at the announce desk for one match only at the event dubbed the "Ultimate Thrill Ride". With fewer matches , hopefully Neville and Austin Aries are given the opportunity to put on a longer match. They get a chance to earn a coveted Wrestlemania moment, to become legend. Lesnar is not being advertised by WWE or the SAP Center. Goldberg vs.

Arts&Culture India jumps 12 spots in WEF's global travel & tourism ranking
Author: 0 India jumps 12 spots in WEF's global travel & tourism ranking

The WEF carries out bi-annual in-depth analysis of the Travel and Tourism competitiveness of 136 economies across the world, measuring "the set of factors and policies that enable the sustainable development of the travel and tourism sector, which in turn, contributes to the development and competitiveness of a country".

Arts&Culture Naijiel Hale, Nate Dogg's Son, Darren Gardenhire Arrested on Drug Charges
Author: 0 Naijiel Hale, Nate Dogg's Son, Darren Gardenhire Arrested on Drug Charges

Hale was charged with two counts of felony distribution of risky drugs, which carries a max penalty of life in prison, as well as misdemeanor possession of unsafe drugs. Head coach Jeff Choate did not comment on the suspension. After he was identified and apprehended, Gardenhire allegedly told agents that Hale, who is his roommate, was dealing but he wasn't.

Author: 0 MTV dumps gender-specific categories for Movie & TV Awards

Writer-director Jordan Peele's satirically astute horror film " Get Out " leads this year's MTV Movie & TV Awards, with a half-dozen nominations. Given that TV looks more and more like film these days anyway, the move to have them compete in certain categories makes ideal sense.

Author: 0 'Get Out' leads expanded, gender-free MTV Movie and TV Awards

It is the first time in the ceremony's 26-year history that shows on television and streaming services can receive nominations as well as movies. "We're living in a golden age of content, and great storytelling and characters resonate regardless of whether you're watching it in a theatre or on TV", Chris McCarthy, president of MTV, said in a statement.

Author: 0 R.I.P. Don Rickles 1926

To say Don Rickles was beloved by fellow comedians would be an understatement. Memories and tributes poured in via social media all day yesterday, but the most high profile salute came from late night host Jimmy Kimmel who paid a highly emotional tribute to Rickles, one of his idols and a guest on his show 18 times, on Thursday night's episode of his show " Jimmy Kimmel Live ".

Arts&Culture Questions about probe on Russian Federation links
Author: 0 Questions about probe on Russian Federation links

Schiff, D-Calif., said Monday that it's "not a recommendation I make lightly", NBC News reported . "I'd like to know first what the objective of that would be", Nunes told a reporter who asked if he planned to recuse himself from probes involving Russian Federation or Trump.

Arts&Culture NJ Transit to resume full service on Friday
Author: 0 NJ Transit to resume full service on Friday

Moorman said the derailment was caused by defective wood ties on the railroad tracks. "I understand why the governor is upset and he has a right to be upset", Moorman said. Inspections have also been launched to check all of the infrastructure around Penn Station. After a recent train derailment, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has chosen to halt payments to Amtrak .

Author: 0 Comedy icon Don Rickles dead at 90

His targets included fellow comedian Jerry Lewis (" You annoy me"), Frank Sinatra ("Make yourself comfortable, Frank - hit somebody") and an Asian man sitting in the front row of one of his shows ("There are 40 million Jews here in Los Angeles; how did you get such a good seat?").

Author: 0 Top Advertiser To Stay With O'Reilly Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

President Donald Trump weighed in on the debate yesterday in an interview with The New York Times , telling the paper "I don't think Bill did anything wrong". That is likely why one of the women O'Reilly and Fox settled with, Rebecca Diamond, felt the need to speak out. Research firm Kantar Media determined that Rosland Capital was the top advertiser on O'Reilly's show for 2015 and the first nine months of 2016, according to the report .

Author: 0 Comedian Don Rickles Dies At Age 90

Hours after learning of Rickles' death, Kimmel, 49, could barely keep it together as he dedicated his opening monologue to the legendary comedian. He also told the New York Daily News in 1996 that he wasn't comfortable with the term "insult comedy", as he stressed that everything he said onstage was a "friendly jab", as opposed to a mean-spirited insult.

Arts&Culture Don Rickles, legendary insult comic, dead at 90
Author: 0 Don Rickles, legendary insult comic, dead at 90

By the 1980s, Rickles was such a prominent figure that, at the behest of Sinatra, he pummeled Ronald Reagan with zingers at the president's Inaugural Ball. Primarily a live performer, his comedy albums include " Hello Dummy! " and " Don Rickles Speaks". The comedian soon became an ex-officio member of the Sinatra-led group of popular entertainers known as the "Rat Pack".

Author: 0 American comedian Don Rickles dead at 90

The comic genius was at his Los Angeles home when he passed away according to his publicist Paul Schrifin. Rickles' last appeared on stage in Las Vegas in late October. Like most comedians who knew Rickles, Kimmel appreciated his sense of humor and knew what an honor it was to be on the receiving end of one of his hilarious insults.

Arts&Culture Ed Sheeran Tells That His Character Won't Die on Game Of Thrones
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran Tells That His Character Won't Die on Game Of Thrones

The seventh season, which the red-headed singer stars in, makes its debut in July this year, while the eighth and final season is thought to hit screens in 2018. "I'd probably prefer to have sex than die in the show", Sheeran added. However, he was certain that he would only appear for about five minutes and that he would not die.

Author: 0 Full text of Trump's statement on US military strikes in Syria

The big problem is what comes next. The strike targeted Shayrat Airfield in Homs governorate, and was in response to the Syrian government's chemical weapons attack April 4 in Khan Sheikhoun, which killed or injured hundreds of innocent Syrian people, including women and children.

Arts&Culture Gonzaga advances to national championship
Author: 0 Gonzaga advances to national championship

He led the team with 8 points at the break. The Bulldogs led 75-72 with 12.7 seconds remaining after Nigel Williams-Goss missed a jumper. "And just ecstatic to be still playing, and to be playing the last game of the year is just insane cool".

Author: 0 Iran 'strongly condemns' USA strike in Syria

Earlier, the Pentagon confirmed it used a hotline for minimising the risk of aerial combat between USA and Russian jets in eastern Syria to alert Moscow of the strike against the Syrian Government. Without weighing in on the political or military implications on the results of the USA airstrike that seems to have largely destroyed Shayrat Airfield, it is important to note that such a strike may increase the likelihood of both "lone wolf" and organized terror attacks in the United States.

Arts&Culture Christie halts Amtrak payments, calls for inspection
Author: 0 Christie halts Amtrak payments, calls for inspection

The Long Island Rail Road Commuter Council released a statement in response to Moorman's comments claiming that while they appreciate his "candor in acknowledging the maintenance challenges that Amtrak faces", the Council is concerned of the pattern of deferred maintenance.

Author: 0 2 former Christie aides get prison for bridge revenge plot

Christopher J. Christie, was sentenced to 18 months. Bill Baroni, 45, the former deputy executive director of the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, will serve two years, while Bridget Kelly, 44, a former deputy chief of staff for Christie, received a sentence of 1-1/2 years.

Author: 0 Legendary Insult Comic Don Rickles Dies At 90

Donald Jay Rickles was born in 1926 in New York Citys borough of Queens. He delighted nightclub audiences, Hollywood royalty and politicians by hurling invective at them, all in good fun. Close personal friends Bob and Ginnie Newhart were absolutely devastated at the news of Rickles' passing. Sharkey, but everyone knows him as a legend.