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Author: 0 Amid clashes, White House says no looming staff shake-up

Multiple sources close to the administration said Priebus has had a hard time rebounding since last month's healthcare debacle, for which one source said the president's chief of staff was mostly blamed. Apparently, Kushner saw Bannon and his policies - including disastrous attempts at overturning Obamacare and anti-immigration tropes - as hurting Trump's image, and stepped up his game, persuading father-in-law to sideline the man seen as a toxic ideologue by the East Coast establishment.

Author: 0 How to Watch Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds' Public Memorial Online

Describing the moment his mother died, he said: "She literally asked permission and said she wanted to be with Carrie . It was a handsome exit", he went on. Griffin Dunne, Fisher's lifelong friend, also spoke, recalling her initial feelings during the filming of what would become a classic. There were speeches of remembrance from Aykroyd - who was briefly engaged to Fisher in the 1970s before she Wednesday singer/songwriter Paul Simon - and Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz .

Arts&Culture Zidane admits his Madrid future is still unclear
Author: 0 Zidane admits his Madrid future is still unclear

Antoine Griezmann's late equaliser for Atletico stopped Madrid from extending their lead over Barcelona at the top of La Liga to five points, instead moving them three clear of the Catalans. "The second goal could have given us more peace of mind". We had the chances to have got it. "I dedicate myself to hard training every day, with the enthusiasm that you need for this shirt and this club".

Arts&Culture Pep: David Silva is wonderful
Author: 0 Pep: David Silva is wonderful

Barring the phenomenal Eden Hazard, Silva was the best player on the field in the Sky Blues' midweek loss to Chelsea and Pep Guardiola will be keenly aware of how important the midfielder is to the remainder of what has been a tough campaign.

Arts&Culture Carrick admits Moyes 'just didn't work' at Manchester United
Author: 0 Carrick admits Moyes 'just didn't work' at Manchester United

No other United player has managed double figures in the league, with Juan Mata on six, Paul Pogba on four and Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Henrikh Mkhitaryan on three each. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho questioned the full-back's focus and commitment in the media over the last week, saying: "It's hard for him to be on the bench because I can not compare him with Ashley Young, with [Matteo] Darmian, with [Daley] Blind".

Author: 0 Fans gather at public memorial for Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher

Fisher died at age 60 on December 27, after suffering a medical emergency during a flight from London to Los Angeles. The ceremony honoring the lives of the mother-daughter duo was at Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills, the storied cemetery that is their final resting place.

Arts&Culture Point scores twice, Lightning stay alive with win over Leafs
Author: 0 Point scores twice, Lightning stay alive with win over Leafs

Washington outshot Toronto 38-28. If the Lightning is somehow going to make a miracle run, they will not only need to win the rest of their games, but they will need Toronto to choke on a massive scale. Backup Curtis McElhinney then entered the game. The Leafs lived dangerously in a fast-paced first period that saw the Caps spend a lot of time in the Toronto end.

Author: 0 Pence on Rice's 'unmasking' requests: Americans 'have a right to know'

With what raises many suspicions, it was revealed that Obama's former National Security Adviser, Susan Rice, was given reports that there was monitoring of Russian foreign officials staying in Trump Tower. AVLON: Nothing to do with wiretapping at all, but that distinction is not - is without a difference to most hard-core partisans right now who are desperately trying to defend the President or deflect away from the main investigation.

Arts&Culture Jury in Aaron Hernandez trial sent home for day
Author: 0 Jury in Aaron Hernandez trial sent home for day

He questioned why Bradley is the only witness to the supposed spilled drink, and why surveillance cameras failed to capture the fateful bump. The defense claims Bradley, now jailed in CT for shooting up a Hartford club in 2014, shot de Abreu and Furtado over a drug deal.

Arts&Culture Chelsea in champion form but Spurs chasing
Author: 0 Chelsea in champion form but Spurs chasing

In this fight, unyielding " Bournemouth " will play the leader of the championship, won the week is a very important match in one of the competitors. whether "cherries" will be able to take away points from "Chelsea"? "I like the pressure, if I don't see pressure I put pressure.

Arts&Culture Rickie Fowler joins 4-way tie at the top in Masters
Author: 0 Rickie Fowler joins 4-way tie at the top in Masters

Garcia had a chance to take the lead alone, but he missed a 6-foot putt for birdie on the 18th green. Sergio Garcia is in the mix at the Masters, opening the second round with three straight birdies. "But those last couple putts, I had confidence in them, put really nice strokes on them and I finally got them to go". "It definitely helps if you've been around a little bit", Garcia said Friday.

Author: 0 Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Honored in Touching Public Memorial

Fans of Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds , were able to pay their final respects at a public memorial held Saturday. "It was a handsome exit", Todd Fisher added. 2016 was a rough year of losses in the Entertainment industry, which ended with the double gut-punch loss of Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds .

Author: 0 PyeongChang Still Hopes for NHL Players to Come to the Olympics

It's the biggest opportunity in your life to play in the Olympic Games", he said. Look at what T.J. Oshie did [his repeat shootout in the 2014 Games in Sochi]. He had 30 goals and 94 points in 66 games with the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) this season. For now there's nothing in the CBA barring players from leaving their teams - potentially on unpaid suspensions - to go, so Ovechkin isn't budging.

Author: 0 Future Noir featurette explores the world of Ghost in the Shell

But perhaps the greatest failing of Ghost In The Shell is that the complexity of the themes it purports to explore - what is the soul? is the sum total of our identity a collection of ones and zeros? - simply does not come through. The plot is completely different than the original anime - subbing out its story of hunting down hackers for a superhero revenge plot. For those who were already upset that Major is not played by an Asian actress, this will likely only infuriate them.

Author: 0 Trump explained US position on THAAD to Xi: South Korea

He did not elaborate on the progress or the problems. Tillerson was briefing reporters Friday after President Donald Trump's two-day summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago. Meanwhile, US military chiefs are said to be preparing for a "war today" scenario to deal with North Korea. Such closer cooperation could include tighter enforcement of global trade sanctions - nearly all of North Korea's trade passes through China - along with a crackdown on the North's ability to ...

Author: 0 Todd Fisher finally gets to fulfil sister Carrie's dying wish

James was a close friend of Carrie's and Fisher was godmother to James' son. "These songs say a lot about Carrie and Debbie's lives, their availability and connection to fans and friends, and their non-judgmental views", says Fisher.

Arts&Culture Lightning continue playoff surge with win over Habs
Author: 0 Lightning continue playoff surge with win over Habs

Narcisse, Quebec. The Tampa Bay Lightning were dead last in the Eastern Conference two months ago, but they are still alive for a playoff berth heading into the final weekend of the season despite playing without star forward Steven Stamkos.

Arts&Culture Janet Jackson Reportedly Splits From Third Husband
Author: 0 Janet Jackson Reportedly Splits From Third Husband

Neither Jackson nor Al Mana have issued a statement at time of writing. A source told The Mail , who was first to report the news, "They're both busy people but determined to be good parents, even if they're apart". The source didn't give exact details as to why the singer and multi-millionaire threw in the towel on their 5-year marriage, but it sounds like conflicting schedules was one of the reasons.

Author: 0 US threatens more pressure on Syria after missile strikes

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for an impartial probe of this week's suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria and warned that USA missile strikes in response risked escalating extremism in the region. Both governments have defended their Damascus ally against Western allegations that it carried out a chemical weapons attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun on Tuesday, killing dozens of civilians.

Author: 0 No parallel Brexit and trade talks, EU's Barnier insists

MEPS HAVE TODAY [Wednesday 5 April] backed a programme for Brexit talks with a large majority in favour following a plenary debate in Strasbourg, France . " What you could have mentioned is we're actually shareholders in this building and other assets and actually you should be making an offer to us that we can't refuse, to go ".

Author: 0 Does Tupac belong in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Dogg, a marijuana enthusiast, also says it was Shakur who first gave him weed. It's the fact that he never shied away from it. Snoop also acknowledged the late rapper's talent, saying: "When I sat down to gather my thoughts about my late and great, my homie and my brother there's one thought that kept coming back: Tupac was actually really good".

Author: 0 Pearl Jam is inducted into Rock Hall

Joan Baez was then inducted by Jackson Browne before she performed her three tunes, ending with " The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down ". But not all band drama appeared settled at the Hall of Fame. Pearl Jam , the Electric Light Orchestra, Journey , Yes, and the late Tupac Shakur were also among the inductees. For almost four decades, Arnel Pineda has always wanted to meet Journey's original frontman Steve Perry .

Author: 0 Trump's son-in-law Kushner visits Iraq 'on behalf of president'

Kushner was on the second day of a trip to Iraq as the guest of Marine General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the USA military's Joint Chiefs of Staff. Multiple White House and administration officials say Kushner has now eclipsed almost all of Trump's West Wing and Cabinet advisers in terms of influence, establishing himself as the key envoy for those outside the administration - including foreign diplomats, business executives and even some members of Congress - to direct their bidding.

Author: 0 'Going in Style' feels seniors' pain - sometimes

Just watching her dance circles around Arkin like a Jack Russell around a discombobulated basset hound is a joy. Starring Michael Caine , Morgan Freeman , and Alan Arkin-a cast seemingly designed as an amateur voice impressionist's wet dream-Going in Style is the story of how three old men lose their pensions as old company abandons them , and naturally, they decide to rob the bank that carries all their debts.

Author: 0 New York restaurant brings rapper Tupac's cafe vision to life

The 45-year-old rapper took the stage and reflected on how Tupac - who died more than 20 years ago at the untimely age of 25 - has changed not only the music industry but also himself as a person and artist. Snoop Dogg and 2Pac parasailing together". Right after seeing one another in person for the first time, Snoop and Tupac immediately got into a freestyle rap battle while their entourages sized up each other.

Author: 0 BMW, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz: good riddance O'Reilly

Paul Rittenberg, the executive vice president for advertising at Fox News , said in a statement that the pulled commercials will still run on the network's other shows. He denies the claims have any merit. Allstate in a statement wrote that "inclusivity & support for women are important to us". On Monday, Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai were the first companies to withdraw their commercials aired on The O'Reilly Factor .

Author: 0 Public memorial underway for Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

In a speech to the audience, Todd explained that "When Carrie died, my mother made a decision to change her plans a bit". The actress and writer died in December at the age of 60, days after suffering a heart attack aboard a flight from London to L.A.

Author: 0 Court rules Alabama impeachment can move forward

According to a report released on Friday, Ms. Bentley was able to observe an ongoing affair between the Governor and Rebekah Mason through an old iPad, which Bentley gave his wife. The Judiciary Committee is expected to send a report on the Bentley affair to the full House, which will vote on the matter May 9. The development was the latest in a wild week in Alabama politics as the Republican governor battled the Republican-controlled Alabama Legislature over his possible impeachment.

Author: 0 Advertisers bail from 'O'Reilly Factor' afte... 10:10 am Wednesday

Bill O'Reilly did not address the wave of advertiser defections that have hit his top-rated Fox News Channel program during Tuesday's edition of "The O'Reilly Factor ". But the scandal has not died down, and a number of individuals and organizations are now calling on Fox News to fire Bill O'Reilly. A Toyota spokeswoman said Lexus ads appearing on the O'Reilly Factor were "part of a wide ranging media package, with ads appearing on a variety of cable television programs" and that ...

Author: 0 Snoop Dogg Inducts Tupac Into Rock Hall Of Fame

He said he attended Friday night's ceremony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn to ensure the rapper, actor and poet is remembered as a "strong black man that stood for his". Whether that was him loving black people, him loving his homies, him loving his record label, and of course him loving his attractive and incredibly strong mother, the late Afeni Shakur.

Arts&Culture U.S. signals more sanctions on Syria following missile strikes
Author: 0 U.S. signals more sanctions on Syria following missile strikes

Much of the worldwide community pointed the finger at President Bashar al-Assad's government for the attack, though it denied any responsibility. Following the briefing, Murphy was frustrated that representatives of the administration had, by his interpretation, a "total inability to be able to talk about broader Syria strategy or the legal questions surrounding the strike".

Author: 0 YouTube TV starts streaming in five USA cities

How much does YouTube TV cost? The service will initially be offered on smartphones, tablets and Web browers along with support for the Chromecast streaming adapter and TVs with built-in Chromecast technology. Current add-ons include Showtime and Soccer Plus for a price of $11 and $16 respectively, with channels such as Sundance Now and Shudder coming soon.

Author: 0 Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds' Memorial: R2-D2 Makes Appearance & More

There was a photo montage of Carrie's life too, with British singer James Blunt's massive 2005 hit You're handsome playing during it. James was a close friend of Carrie's and Fisher was godmother to James' son. The afternoon was billed as a celebration of their careers, and it included a memorabilia display of a dress worn by Fisher in the original " Star Wars " and a life-size R2D2 unit that lights up and occasionally beeps.

Author: 0 Rock Hall 2017 class includes Pearl Jam, Tupac and Journey

Like Shakur and Pearl Jam , Baez and ELO were all elected in their first year as nominees. Opening with the strings of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, the band quickly kicked their classical leanings to the side for a ripping run-through of the sneering rock classic.

Author: 0 President Trump's Son-In-Law Kushner Arrives In Iraq

The visit comes as Iraqi forces battle to retake Mosul from IS with support from US-led air strikes that have recently been criticized for causing civilian deaths in the city's west. Trump, who campaigned on defeating Daesh, has yet to announce any dramatic shift in war strategy. Mosul is by far the biggest city to have been held by Islamic State, and winning it back would largely destroy the Iraqi part of the group's "caliphate", proclaimed from a Mosul mosque in 2014.

Arts&Culture Barcelona fall to shock Malaga defeat after Madrid derby draw
Author: 0 Barcelona fall to shock Malaga defeat after Madrid derby draw

Zinedine Zidane's Real were held to a 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid in the capital derby earlier in the day, giving Barcelona the chance to go top on goal difference, but Luis Enrique's side squandered the opportunity and now sit three points behind Los Blancos, who have played a game less.

Author: 0 Pearl Jam, Tupac, ELO, Journey to be inducted into Rock Hall

Snoop also acknowledged the late rapper's talent, saying: "When I sat down to gather my thoughts about my late and great, my homie and my brother there's one thought that kept coming back: Tupac was actually really good". "I've been gone a long time but you've never not been in my heart". She also said earning the Rock Hall honor would help young people learn who she is, and what she's accomplished.

Author: 0 Snoop Dogg's tribute to Tupac Shakur

How do you get in: According to the Hall of Fame, "Artists are eligible for inclusion in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of their first recording - 1991 for this year's inductees". Perry, 68, was there with former bandmates Neal Schon , Jonathan Cain , Steve Smith and Ross Valory , along with current lead singer Arnel Pineda , who was not included in the band's honor.

Author: 0 9 companies pull ads from The O'Reilly Factor

O'Reilly's program has been the most-watched program on USA cable news for 14 years, recently clocking its highest-rated quarter ever. But they're not alone in calling attention to their previous, tacit endorsement of the channel's conservative bent.

Author: 0 Crowds gather to celebrate Reynolds, Fisher through memorial service

Speaking at a joint public memorial for the pair in Los Angeles on Saturday (03.25.17), he said: "When Carrie died, my mother chose to change her plans a bit". Fisher, 60, an actress and writer who starred as Princess Leia in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, died December 27 after suffering a medical emergency days earlier aboard a flight from London.

Author: 0 Virtually Attend Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Memorial

R2-D2 attends Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher Memorial at Forest Lawn Cemetery on March 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. The attendees were treated to montages of photos from the women's careers and intimate family snaps - accompanied by the music of "Star Wars" composer John Williams - as well as footage of Reynolds's last performance, with Fisher and her daughter Billie Lourd.

Author: 0 Chinese Summit to Overcome Differences, Bolster Economic Cooperation

Trump strongly criticized China's trade policies and trade surplus over the United States throughout the presidential campaign and into the early days of his presidency, going so far as to sign an executive order to investigate the trade deficit with China last month.

Author: 0 Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds Memorial: Stars Wars' R2D2 And Others Pay Tribute

Dancers from Debbie Reynold's dance studio performed a tribute to Singin' In The Rain - the film that catapulted Reynolds to fame aged just 19. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 90-minute ceremony also featured montages, set to music by "Star Wars" composer John Williams , highlighting Reynolds' and Fisher's careers, intimate family photos, interviews and humanitarian work.

Author: 0 John Cena Proposes To Nikki Bella At WrestleMania

So, Cena says he told her he would marry her one day, and quickly transitions to one knee with a wedding ring. The time is right, ' the powerfully built wrestler said . As those who follow this stuff surely know, Nikki Bella (whose real name is Stephanie Nicole Garcia-Colace) wanted to settle down and have kids, but Cena didn't.

Author: 0 Eddie Vedder Gets Political In Rock Hall Acceptance Speech

Grunge icons Pearl Jam, progressive rock leaders Yes, the experimental Electric Light Orchestra and arena packers Journey also were inducted into the rock shrine at the gala in NY. Pearl Jam was the last of the seven performers to be honored, its presentation beginning more than four hours after the show began at 7 p.m. Jeff Ament lamented that numerous band's influences - including Roxy Music and Jane's Addiction, hadn't been inducted yet (and we agree).

Author: 0 Japan extends unilateral sanctions against N.Korea

Most controversial among them was the suggestion of deploying nuclear weapons overseas for the first time since the Cold War. The US recently said it would take possible unilateral action against Pyongyang if China, the North's main ally, failed to help pressure Pyongyang into abandoning its nuclear and possibly missile programs.

Arts&Culture Academy of Country Music Awards Slip Further From Rough 2016 Show
Author: 0 Academy of Country Music Awards Slip Further From Rough 2016 Show

After he kicked things off with "Lights Come On", he was followed by Luke Bryan with "Move", Florida Georgia Line with "H.O.L.Y.", Carrie Underwood with "Church Bells" and Keith Urban with "Wasted Time". Rhett continued, "This is the most awesome award that I've ever received in my whole existence". Other performers during the show are Reba McEntire , Rhett, Ballerini, Brothers Osborne , Cole Swindell and Jon Pardi .

Arts&Culture LGBT rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker dies
Author: 0 LGBT rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker dies

The 8 color flag which later became the 6 color flag is now the global symbol for the LGBT community. Baker knew it had to be a flag. Following the creation of the rainbow flag , Baker took a job with the Paramount Flag Company in San Francisco.