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EA releases Battlefront II's Starfighter Assault trailer following its leak EA releases Battlefront II's Starfighter Assault trailer following its leak
- August 21, 2017

Fans are no doubt hungry for any Star Wars promo material they can get with Force Friday II around the corner and only a teaser trailer for Last Jedi . Space battles are such a pivotal part of the Star Wars mythos and so it's great to see heroes worked into the fold. Here is where the creation of a clone army for the Galactic Republic took place. (more...)
Kim Kardashian: 'North can't wear make-up out until she's a pre-teen' Kim Kardashian: 'North can't wear make-up out until she's a pre-teen'
- August 20, 2017

We are hoping so", Kardashian said during the interview. "Guys, I see you being so petty bringing up things in his past where he was negative , but he's also apologised for those things", she said on Snapchat, "And I get it's a serious deal if you say racial things, but I do believe in people changing ". (more...)
Six Flags are now one; flagship park pulls down non-American flags Six Flags are now one; flagship park pulls down non-American flags
- August 19, 2017

A statement explained the theme park's reasons for the move, after it had previously declined to remove the controversial Confederate flag. The park was named for the six flags that've flown over Texas. ARLINGTON-Six Flags is filled with tradition. The change came, park officials said, in response to the violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Va., caused when Nazis and white supremacists "rallied" supposedly in support of Confederate monuments and symbols. (more...)
Sensex jumps 154 points in early trade Sensex jumps 154 points in early trade
- August 18, 2017

The Sensex is trading at 31,513.07 points up by 64.04 points or 0.20 percent. Indian shares rallied to close near the day's highs on Wednesday, with strong gains in Europe lending support. Among stock-specific action, Infosys ended 5 percent higher as the company said it will consider buyback of shares. At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 51-scrip Nifty , which had closed at 9,897.30 points, was quoting at 9,924.60 points, up by 27.30 points or 0.28 per cent. (more...)
Natalie Cole's Son Dead at 39 Natalie Cole's Son Dead at 39
- August 16, 2017

The county coroner's office says the death was reported as due to natural causes but an autopsy is planned. Rest in peace, Robert Yancy . Yancy's father, Marvin, died of a heart attack at the age of 34 in 1985. Yancy and Cole-daughter of the late singer Nat (King) Cole-were Wednesday in 1976. In one of the interviews by Cole's sisters , they shared about the last remaining days which they spent together with the legendary singer shortly before her death . (more...)
60 children die in five days in Gorakhpur hospital 60 children die in five days in Gorakhpur hospital
- August 15, 2017

Both the Uttar Pradesh government and the centre said officials are investigating the matter even as political opposition has sought to blame the Bhartiya Janata Party for the sorry affairs of the hospital . Reports say the deaths were caused due to an oxygen shortage after a private supplier withdrew its equipment over unpaid hospital dues. Stating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is deeply concerned and has offered complete support, Adityanath said that nobody can be more ... (more...)
Trump to launch investigation into China's trade practice Trump to launch investigation into China's trade practice
- August 15, 2017

Reuters cited US senior administration officials as saying on Saturday that President Trump will order his top trade adviser on Monday to determine whether to investigate Chinese trade practices that force USA firms operating in China to turn over intellectual property. (more...)
Four People Charged With Leaking Classified Info, Concealing Contacts - Sessions
- August 05, 2017

The Department of Justice told Albuquerque and three other cities that they needed to comply with federal immigration enforcement requirements or risk federal law enforcement funding for a new program to fight increased crime. "No government can be effective when its leaders cannot discuss sensitive matters in confidence or to talk freely in confidence with foreign leaders". (more...)
Trump's Approval Rating Craters, Down to Only 33% in Latest Poll
- August 04, 2017

Gallup shows Trump with a 36 percent approval rating and 60 percent disapproval rating . The poll was conducted from July 27 to August 1, with the university surveying 1,125 voters nationwide via telephone calls. FiveThirtyEight , the polling website spearheaded by statistician Nate Silver, estimated that Rasmussen had a mean-reverted bias that skewed conservative by two percentage points. (more...)
Gas Leak Causes Explosion, Collapse at MN School Gas Leak Causes Explosion, Collapse at MN School
- August 04, 2017

Fire was going". One person previously unaccounted for had been found safe and not at the site. Those inside the gymnasium at the time say there were only a few seconds between someone saying they smelled gas and the building exploding. (more...)
Long Island police department swears they don't tolerate 'roughing up of prisoners' Long Island police department swears they don't tolerate 'roughing up of prisoners'
- July 30, 2017

Trump said his administration is removing these gang members from the USA, but added: "We'd like to get them out a lot faster and when you see... these thugs being thrown into the back of the paddy wagon, you just see them thrown in, rough, I said , 'Please don't be too nice'". (more...)
First Attempt at Repeal-Only of Obamacare Falls Short in Senate First Attempt at Repeal-Only of Obamacare Falls Short in Senate
- July 28, 2017

Mrs Murkowski was one of two Republicans earlier on Tuesday to vote against allowing the debate on healthcare legislation reform to go forward. While about 20 million people gained health insurance coverage through Obamacare , Republicans say the law has driven up premiums and forced consumers to buy insurance they do not want and can not afford. (more...)
Financial Crisis : Greece returns to debt markets after three-year hiatus Financial Crisis : Greece returns to debt markets after three-year hiatus
- July 26, 2017

Greece returned to the European bond market and was set to sell a 3.0 billion euros of five-year paper at a yield of 4.625 percent, laying the foundations for future trades as it weans itself off external aid. The return to the markets comes after tension over Greece's latest bailout programme in recent months eased. The IMF last week approved in principle a $1.8 billion standby loan arrangement for Greece, making a conditional commitment to help underpin the country's bailout program for ... (more...)
Cara Delevingne is supported by her big sister Chloe at
- July 26, 2017

Speaking from Leicester Square last night, Rihanna said Miss Delevingne "blew me away" with her acting skills, adding that competing with her made her "nervous". Having previously starred in Suicide Squad and Paper Towns , fans of the actress will be used to seeing her as an independent protagonist, and she has now revealed that these are the only role she will consider going forward. (more...)
'Wonder Woman' sequel is a go 'Wonder Woman' sequel is a go
- July 24, 2017

It was expected by many, but fans still rejoiced when the " Wonder Woman " sequel was confirmed. It doesn't matter that the film's (highly-talented) director is a woman. Buzz about the sequel has been picking up recently after Wonder Woman became a smash hit after it was released in early June. According to Just Jared , Ezra Miller , who is playing The Flash in Justice League , told Gadot's fan that she can "come join the Justice League whenever you're ready", an offer most of us ... (more...)
Usher Sued For $10 Million For Allegedly Exposing Another Woman To Herpes Usher Sued For $10 Million For Allegedly Exposing Another Woman To Herpes
- July 24, 2017

She goes on to assert that during their initial purported encounter, the woman performed oral sex on the 38-year-old and engaged in sexual intercourse. It turns out that the woman in question, Maya Fox-Davis, was a bridesmaid in Usher's wedding to his first wife, Tameka Foster. As the New York Daily News notes, California law states that it is illegal to knowingly transmit an STD to your sexual partner. (more...)
Chinese media accuses Sushma Swaraj of lying about border standoff Chinese media accuses Sushma Swaraj of lying about border standoff
- July 23, 2017

Even as the Chinese state media turned shriller on India and accused foreign minister Sushma Swaraj of lying to Parliament on the Doklam impasse, India and China are working together at the World Trade Organization ( WTO ) to get developed countries such as the USA and the European Union members to reduce subsidies for farm products that are detrimental to exports from developing and poor countries. (more...)
The remains of Salvador Dali exhumed 28 years after his death The remains of Salvador Dali exhumed 28 years after his death
- July 22, 2017

After the gates of the premises closed Thursday, a 1.5-ton stone slab was removed to open the crypt where Dali was interred 27 years ago. Dali died aged 84 in 1989 and was buried in the Dali Museum Theatre in his birthplace, Figueres . Lluis Penuelas Reixach, secretary general of the Dali Foundation, said the exhumation was "a moving moment for (Badalet) and for us". If Abel is confirmed as Dali's only child, she could be entitled to a slice of at least 25 percent of the huge fortune and ... (more...)
Delta Switched Ann Coulter's Seat, and a Political War Broke Out Delta Switched Ann Coulter's Seat, and a Political War Broke Out
- July 17, 2017

Coulter claimed she was upset over the alleged seat change because she took the time to "investigate" Delta's aircraft and meticulously chose her "pre-booked seat". "Suckiest @ Delta moved me from my PRE-BOOKED SEAT & gave it to some woman, not elderly, child, or sick". And we hold each other accountable when that does not happen. (more...)
Disney finally has found its live-action Aladdin Disney finally has found its live-action Aladdin
- July 16, 2017

After a week of controversy over who Disney might cast in its planned live-action version of Aladdin , the studio announced it has found its wish-maker. Scott and Indian actress Tara Sutaria were considered for the role of Jasmine. The live-action Aladdin was originally expected to begin a six-month shoot in July, however, casting delays appear to have altered the schedule. (more...)
Live Crew Founding Member Fresh Kid Ice Dead at 53 Live Crew Founding Member Fresh Kid Ice Dead at 53
- July 14, 2017

He and Campbell were arrested in 1990 after a live performance police deemed obscene and lewd. That ruling was overturned two years later. Vielot stayed behind, however, so 2 Live Crew added Mark Ross, aka Brother Marquis , who can be heard on the troupe's follow-up single, " What I Like ". (more...)
Psy's Gangnam Style isn't the most played YouTube video any more Psy's Gangnam Style isn't the most played YouTube video any more
- July 13, 2017

For the last five years, the insanely compelling dance video " Gangnam Style " has dominated the YouTube video leaderboards. Psy's song had been on top for the past five years, taking over from Justin Bieber's " Baby " in November 2012. (more...)
Witness Recounts Paige-Alberto Altercation At Orlando Airport Witness Recounts Paige-Alberto Altercation At Orlando Airport
- July 12, 2017

No arrests have been made as of this time, but the case remains open. She gets angry throws a drink on Pride of Mexico [Del Rio]. Several Twitter users responded to the alleged domestic violence. In regards to what may have started the argument, the witness stated that Patron said inflammatory comments about one of Paige's family members, adding " From what I gather, he said something like, 'I hope your f***ing uncle dies tomorrow, and grabs her wrist because he was mad she was on the ... (more...)
Donald Trump questions US' 'worst trade deals' ahead of G-20 Summit Donald Trump questions US' 'worst trade deals' ahead of G-20 Summit
- July 10, 2017

Also looming over the gold price are the minutes of June's Fed meeting, which many awaiting for news about the Fed's plans for further interest rate hikes this year, Reuters reported. The European Union has pointed proudly at a wide-ranging trade deal with Japan, concluded just Thursday, as a retort to Trump's protectionist inclinations. (more...)
Tour de France 2017: Geraint Thomas out after crash on stage nine Tour de France 2017: Geraint Thomas out after crash on stage nine
- July 10, 2017

Martin remounted but was involved in another crash shortly afterwards, while Porte, widely regarded as the biggest threat to Froome's title defence, received treatment for nearly half an hour at the roadside before being taken away in an ambulance. (more...)
Game To Rob Kardashian: Game To Rob Kardashian: "Put The Phone Down Homie"
- July 07, 2017

Things just got even uglier in the Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian feud, and it looks like lawyers may be getting involved. It all comes back to promo, doesn't it? Now, about two-thirds of the USA states have " revenge porn " laws on the books with some states like IL considering the crime a felony. (more...)
Firefighters expect another hot, dry day in Breckenridge fighting wildfire Firefighters expect another hot, dry day in Breckenridge fighting wildfire
- July 07, 2017

MT] Crews are working to contain a fast-moving wildfire north of Breckenridge . At this point - the mandatory evacuation for Peak 7 will stay in effect until noon tomorrow. The fire grew rapidly on Wednesday from just a few square feet when a mountain biker called it in to fire officials to several dozen acres. Local fire agencies include: Red, White & Blue Fire; Lake Dillon Fire; Copper Mountain Fire; Leadville Fire Department; Vail Fire Department; Kremmling Fire; North-West Fire; Grand ... (more...)
Who Won Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest 2017? Who Won Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest 2017?
- July 06, 2017

For the second year in a row animal-rights activists attempted to disrupt the show by unfurling a banner and shouting their opposition to meat eating, before police tackled them and escorted them out. She beat Michelle Lesco, who downed 32 franks and buns. As a further bit of good fortune, because of some travel issues for a few of the judges, I found myself "on the bag" for Stonie's efforts and, in the women's contest, for the legendary Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas . (more...)
Donald Trump, once again, insults 'Morning Joe' co-host Mika Brzezinski Donald Trump, once again, insults 'Morning Joe' co-host Mika Brzezinski
- July 03, 2017

According to a Vanity Fair interview, Brzezinski said the President offered them the White House or Mar-a-Lago as a venue for the wedding. "We ignored their desperate pleas", Scarborough and Brzezinski wrote. In the tweet, Trump said Brzezinski and her co-host Joe Scarborough "aren't bad people, but the low-rated show is dominated by their NBC bosses". (more...)
Mother who gives birth on a plane tells her story Mother who gives birth on a plane tells her story
- July 01, 2017

When Penton notified flight attendants that she wasn't feeling well, attendants went into action and notified doctors on the ground to see if any medical professional were on board. Once the plane landed, mother and baby were taken to Louisiana's Ochsner Medical Center and are both doing well, Spirit said. In addition to the free airfare, Spirit paid for a rental vehicle to drive Penton and her family back home and presented baby Christoph with several gifts, including a onesie that says ... (more...)
Envoys Celebrate Third International Yoga Day in New Delhi Envoys Celebrate Third International Yoga Day in New Delhi
- June 29, 2017

The day was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 11 December 2014. Yoga practitioners took a relaxing break to bend, twist and pose on Wednesday for the annual global event celebrating the practice, especially in the country where it began. (more...)
Swede captured with SA's McGown in Mali freed Swede captured with SA's McGown in Mali freed
- June 27, 2017

The professional motorcyclist was kidnapped along with two others by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) group in 2011. Gustafsson was kidnapped in Timbuktu on November 25, 2011 by Al Qaeda's North Africa branch along with South African Stephen McGown and Dutchman Sjaak Rijke, according to the BBC . (more...)
Trump accuses Obama of Russian Federation meddling claim inaction Trump accuses Obama of Russian Federation meddling claim inaction
- June 26, 2017

Trump notes "election meddling by Russia" in tweet criticizing Obama Former Obama advisor calls Fox "state sanctioned media" MORE's campaign. In a tweet , he blamed his predecessor, writing that President Obama knew of Russia's efforts before the November 8 election but did nothing to stop them. (more...)
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn enjoys hero's welcome at Glastonbury Festival
- June 25, 2017

They did so, he said, "because they were fed up with being told they don't matter and that their generation was going to pay more to get less in education, housing, health, pensions and everything else". Claire Herbert, 32, from Llanelli, South Wales, said: "I think more politicians should do things like this". "I wanna say thank you to Michael for lending us his farm, for giving the space all those years ago, for people to come here and enjoy music, good company and inspiring thought". (more...)
Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation
- June 21, 2017

Steve Scalise was shot during a congressional baseball practice. Trump has revealed that he thinks he is being investigated by saying on Twitter: "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" Mr Rosenstein has previously said that "if anything that I did winds up being relevant to his investigation then, as Director Mueller and I discussed, if there's a need from me to recuse, I will". (more...)

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