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Life&Culture WaPo: Trump Stiffed a Local Gold Star Family Out of $25000
Author: 0 WaPo: Trump Stiffed a Local Gold Star Family Out of $25000

The White House told the Post the check had been sent. Dillon Baldridge , of Zebulon, N.C., told The Washington Post he appreciated the president's call and cash offer after his son's death. U.S. Rep Frederica Wilson told reporters on Tuesday that Trump called Myeshia Johnson on Tuesday and said her husband Sgt. The two men discussed Cpl Baldridge's life and work, and Mr Baldridge said he was particularly saddened by the fact his son died in a crime which appeared more like murder ...

Life&Culture Katy Perry Gets Stuck On Prop At He Nashville Show
Author: 0 Katy Perry Gets Stuck On Prop At He Nashville Show

Eventually, Perry was slowly lowered down onto the main floor of the arena, where she jumped from the prop into the waiting arms of fans below. As members of her tour crew desperately tried to sort the problem out, Katy told the audience: "You'd better put your phones up, it's a YouTube moment!" In fan-shot videos , the 13-time Grammy nominee awkwardly joked: "This is the first time I've been stuck in space".

Life&Culture Lupita Nyong'o painfully details repeated harassment by 'predator' Harvey Weinstein
Author: 0 Lupita Nyong'o painfully details repeated harassment by 'predator' Harvey Weinstein

Lupita , writing in the New York Times , say she was a drama school student when the "predator" invited her to watch a film at his family home in CT after they met in 2011. Part of our drama school curriculum at Yale included body work, using massage techniques on one another to understand the connection between body, mind and emotion, and so I felt I could rationalize giving him one and keep a semblance of professionalism in spite of the freaky circumstance.

Life&Culture Mersal movie review: Vijay kicks and punches his way through the movie
Author: 0 Mersal movie review: Vijay kicks and punches his way through the movie

How well was Mersal's box office performance on its opening day? The teaser of the movie had become a big hit online with more than 28 million views, apart from becoming the most liked Indian film teaser on YouTube. Directed by Atlee (who is riding on a crest thanks to the successes of his past two films, Theri and Raja Rani ), the film's story is by Vijayendra Prasad of Baahubali fame while AR Rahman has scored the music.

Life&Culture Irwin family to make TV return with new Animal Planet partnership
Author: 0 Irwin family to make TV return with new Animal Planet partnership

The family has long had ties with the network, as Steve Irwin's animal docuseries " The Crocodile Hunter " was a staple on Animal Planet for many years, airing from 1996 through 2007. Robert , has a natural curiosity and loves learning about wildlife and the Australian bush. Robert , meanwhile, has his own kids' wildlife series called Wild But True .

Life&Culture LAPD investigating alleged Harvey Weinstein sexual assault
Author: 0 LAPD investigating alleged Harvey Weinstein sexual assault

Weinstein showed up at her hotel room door anyway, she told the LA Times , and "bullied" his way in. "He then dragged me to the bathroom and forcibly raped me", she told the Times . After the interview, he came up to me saying that he liked my questions and would love to have lunch in his room - that he loved Russian culture, especially Chekhov, and that his grandparents were originally from Russia - and that we could have an interesting conversation.

Life&Culture Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to charge stemming from Georgia arrest
Author: 0 Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to charge stemming from Georgia arrest

The actor's plea deal requires anger management counselling. He will also need to complete a drug and alcohol evaluation within the next 30 days. LaBeouf was required to pay $2,680 in fines as a result of the obstruction and disorderly conduct charges, according to Chatham County Court records.

Life&Culture How can men support #metoo victims?
Author: 0 How can men support #metoo victims?

And its bravery compels the decency of an honest response. "It gives people a new universal nomenclature - of Me Too". Service was late, the client was furious, and the atmosphere was such that the wait staff absorbed all the blame - from the tables where we interrupted a presentation to drop off plates, and from the chefs in the kitchen.

Life&Culture McCain: Niger attack information 'may require a subpoena'
Author: 0 McCain: Niger attack information 'may require a subpoena'

Earlier this week, the Armed Services chairman said that the Trump Administration has not been sufficiently transparent behind the details of the attack. Special Forces were doing in Niger at all. McCain has also periodically chastised the administration for complicating his congressional oversight responsibility - at first, because the Pentagon was sluggish about filling vacant positions, and more recently, because the Pentagon has not furnished certain government officials for committee ...

Life&Culture Tatum calls off directorial debut at Weinstein Company
Author: 0 Tatum calls off directorial debut at Weinstein Company

Later, he showed up "without warning" in the lobby of her hotel. Times . "Once inside, he asked me questions about myself but soon became very aggressive and demanding and kept asking to see me naked". "To date, no official complaint reports have yet been identified", he said. She said her son told her: "You just need to be strong, Mom". Actress Ashley Judd is among those who spoke to The Times .

Life&Culture Demi Lovato Reveals She Hid Addictions While Preaching Sobriety
Author: 0 Demi Lovato Reveals She Hid Addictions While Preaching Sobriety

Those close to Lovato quickly realized that the "Stone Cold" singer was still struggling with the same issues that caused her to seek treatment. A previous documentary, released in 2012, followed Lovato after a stint in rehab after she assaulted a back-up dancer who had reportedly snitched about a hardcore party that featured extensive drug use.

Life&Culture Nivea Angers Africans with Ad Campaign Promoting Lighter Skin
Author: 0 Nivea Angers Africans with Ad Campaign Promoting Lighter Skin

BEAUTIES: What do you think about the skin bleaching ad? The products are also popular in parts of east Asia. Many have taken to social media to vocalize their outrage, including transgender model and activist Munroe Bergdorf . The furore comes months after Nivea apologised over adverts for a deodorant in the Middle East which featured the tagline " White is Purity ". The photo showed a woman in a white robe and read, "White is purity".

Life&Culture Mayim Bialik Act In Response To Criticism
Author: 0 Mayim Bialik Act In Response To Criticism

After her many people accused Hollywood actress Mayim Bialik of victim-blaming on her Twitter account, the actress has recently cleared her stance. "I really do regret that this became what it became", Bialik said. "I have decided that my sexual self is best reserved for private situations with those I am most intimate with", the comedic actress and real-life neuroscientist continued.

Life&Culture Adobe revamps its Lightroom app, marries it to the cloud
Author: 0 Adobe revamps its Lightroom app, marries it to the cloud

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC (formerly Project Nimbus ) is functionally similar to earlier versions of Lightroom but it does introduce a streamlined user interface with presets and quick adjustment tools to help expedite tasks. VAT, but available at £12.48/month excl. At Adobe MAX, the Creativity Conference, Adobe unveiled the next generation of Creative Cloud, including four brand new applications, Adobe XD CC for experience design, Adobe Dimension CC for 2D to 3D compositing, ...

Life&Culture Celebrities Who You Didn't Know Have Beef with Taylor Swift
Author: 0 Celebrities Who You Didn't Know Have Beef with Taylor Swift

Today, Swift chose to share a behind-the-scenes clip of the making of that video, featuring all of the different looks that she wears throughout. "I will say as a songwriter that I think it's kind of cheap songwriting", he said. "One of the craziest things about this video is that it's kind of like calling back to looks of previous album cycles". In a behind-the-scenes video posted to YouTube on Tuesday, Oct.

Life&Culture Margot Robbie Sticks Landing as Disgraced Figure Skater in 'I, Tonya' Teaser
Author: 0 Margot Robbie Sticks Landing as Disgraced Figure Skater in 'I, Tonya' Teaser

The dark comedy centers on the life and career of the infamous Olympic figure skater, who fell from grace after the attack on fellow competitor Nancy Kerrigan . Harding ultimately won the event after Kerrigan withdrew due to her injuries. The footage comes as buzz continues to grow around the Oscar-hopeful after earning rave reviews at its Toronto International Film Festival premiere in September.

Life&Culture Has Anna Faris Already Moved on From Chris Pratt?
Author: 0 Has Anna Faris Already Moved on From Chris Pratt?

The 40-year-old actress has also been spotted out with Michael twice this week at the same restaurant in Los Angeles' Pacific Palisades area, the outlet reports. Anna Faris is talking all about the current status of her relationship with estranged husband Chris Pratt . "There is still so much laughter in our lives together, and he is so proud of me, still", Faris said.

Life&Culture Fashion Police ending after more than 20 Years
Author: 0 Fashion Police ending after more than 20 Years

Fashion Police was helmed by the legendary comedian since its inception in 1995, covering every major award show and fashion event with Joan's signature sharp wit. After her death in 2014, the franchise continued, but never found new legs. After more than two decades, Fashion Police , the iconic series on E! "I am so proud to have been a part of this show and am so proud that it's part of my mother's legacy", Melissa Rivers said of the series' end.

Life&Culture New Star Wars Battlefront II Trailer Hammers Home the Story
Author: 0 New Star Wars Battlefront II Trailer Hammers Home the Story

Of course, as we know from Star Wars: The Force Awakens , the bad guys aren't all gone, and you'll be a part of the Empire's remaining force who act to enact revenge upon the Rebels, working to destroy them despite the Emperor's death. The trailer has several cameos from main characters like Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Maz Kanata, and Kylo Ren; plus we get to see original trilogy era ships coming to prequel planets.

Life&Culture Meghan Markle met the Queen with Harry at Buckingham Palace
Author: 0 Meghan Markle met the Queen with Harry at Buckingham Palace

After being driven in to the inner courtyard, the couple were said to have been whisked up to the Queen's private sitting room on the first floor overlooking the palace gardens and Constitution Hill, and which is served by a lift. She has been a regular visitor to the Prince's Kensington Palace home during the past year. Meghan's been a regular visitor to Kensington Palace over the previous year, while Harry has also flown out to Canada, where she films Suits .

Life&Culture Chelsea Handler says she will drop Netflix show to focus on activism
Author: 0 Chelsea Handler says she will drop Netflix show to focus on activism

In a statement posted on her Twitter account, Handler said she will instead devote more of her time to political organizing and activism, adding that President Trump's election a year ago "galvanized" her. Pictured: Handler at Apple Music Launch Party Carpool Karaoke: The Series with James Corden on August 7, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. She's calling it quits on her innovative Netflix "late night" talk show after two season and instead pursuing a documentary project with the ...

Life&Culture Here's Your Joyful First Look At The 'Roseanne' Revival
Author: 0 Here's Your Joyful First Look At The 'Roseanne' Revival

The show ran for nine years until 1997, which means it's been 20 years since when the series finished to the start of this new one. In addition to original cast members Roseanne Barr , Laurie Metcalf , Michael Fishman , Sarah Gilbert and both Beckys ― Lecy Goranson and Sarah Chalke ― John Goodman is also pictured, confirming that the revival will indeed ignore his character's series finale death .

Life&Culture Molly Ringwald Recalls Years of Sexual Harassment Early in Her Career
Author: 0 Molly Ringwald Recalls Years of Sexual Harassment Early in Her Career

She recalled a disturbing encounter with a 50-year-old crew member when she was 13 and the time a married film director "stuck his tongue in (her) mouth" when she was 14. According to the book "Down and Dirty Pictures", it was Katzenberg's suggestion that Disney purchase Miramax, the distribution company Weinstein launched in 1979.

Life&Culture The Last Jedi' Character
Author: 0 The Last Jedi' Character

Dern said although her mother, actress Diane Ladd , 81, informed her she had been a victim in her teens, she has spent years "justifying behavior". But Dern's comments made it seem like her role will be a bit more involved than with the politics and military strategies that have been hinted at.

Life&Culture Sabyasachi's 'apple pie' Diwali treat in the Bigg Boss house…
Author: 0 Sabyasachi's 'apple pie' Diwali treat in the Bigg Boss house…

Vikas who is watching the task being in jail is happy to see the way his team is performing. Bigg Boss reprimanded the trio and it spoiled the entire cheerful atmosphere of Diwali . However, in a rather unexpected turn of events, Arshi, Vikas and Jyoti sneaked out of the Kal Kothri in order to get some candies. There has been a spat between Shilpa and Vikas on a daily basis, and they mostly turn ugly.

Life&Culture TIDAL X Benefit Concert
Author: 0 TIDAL X Benefit Concert

The service offers high-fidelity, CD sound quality music, high resolution video, an opportunity to discover new artists via TIDAL Rising and unique experiences via TIDAL X. This year's affair will support relief efforts for the various hurricanes that have impacted several communities, including Puerto Rico. All of the money and donations for the show are going to disaster relief following Hurricane Harvey , Hurricane Irma , Hurricane Maria , and the earthquakes in Mexico.

Life&Culture Why Kevin Can Wait Really Killed Off Kevin's Wife
Author: 0 Why Kevin Can Wait Really Killed Off Kevin's Wife

After Season 1, James and the showrunners made a decision to go back to their original plan, believing that the show needed a change to ensure its longevity. Executive producer Rob Long shared similar sentiments to TV Line in an August 2017 interview. Although many fans felt the treatment of Hayes's character was disrespectful, the show carried on and Leah Remini's integration happened as planned.

Life&Culture Han Solo movie gets a title
Author: 0 Han Solo movie gets a title

What will happen in this film that will shape the Han Solo that we know and love? Ron Howard confirmed today that the Star Wars-related movie that he's been directing is going to be called Solo: A Star Wars Story . The film was written by Lawrence Kasdan, who worked on the first trilogy with Lucas, along with his son Jon Kasdan. The last star wars film was " Rogue One :A Star Wars Story" starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen and others.

Author: 0 Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA): Do Analysts Think You Should Buy

Toronto Dominion National Bank & Trust reported 164,422 shares stake. The Voya Investment Management Llc holds 756,966 shares with $21.45 million value, up from 714,559 last quarter. The institutional investor held 37.16 million shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $1.05 billion, down from 67.43 million at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Life&Culture Rose Leslie Made Kit Harington Dress As Jon Snow For A Party
Author: 0 Rose Leslie Made Kit Harington Dress As Jon Snow For A Party

Harington went on to say that the prank had its desired effect, as he spent the evening feeling uncomfortable in the store-bought version of the King in the North's rugged garb. That's not only my favorite Pavement song , but also what makes Rose Leslie's Halloween costume for Harington so devilish. "I wouldn't want it to go on any longer than it has".

Life&Culture 68-Year-Old Billy Joel About To Be A Father AGAIN!
Author: 0 68-Year-Old Billy Joel About To Be A Father AGAIN!

The 68-year-old told The Belfast Telegraph that his fourth wife, Alexis Joel, is pregnant with their second child and the couple is due next month. In the interview, Billy also revealed that his little girl so far isn't into watching television, but instead prefers to spend time outside. "She's a hoot.

Life&Culture 'Secret Superstar' Celeb Movie Review: Aamir Khan's film 'heart-touching' for Bollywood
Author: 0 'Secret Superstar' Celeb Movie Review: Aamir Khan's film 'heart-touching' for Bollywood

Aamir Khan is playing a role of music director named Shakti Kumar who helps Insia in her journey to achieve her dream. The Indian Express movie reviewer Shubhra Gupta in her review of this Aamir Khan produced movie was all praises for the Dangal girl Zaira as she wrote, "We are left with young Insiya and her shining face, a beacon of hope for herself and girls in her situation".

Life&Culture Demi Lovato Says She Relapsed With Her Eating Disorder This Summer
Author: 0 Demi Lovato Says She Relapsed With Her Eating Disorder This Summer

The singer has spoken openly about her previous bouts with bulimia but revealed in the documentary that she has had a relapse. The Confident hitmaker makes the revelation in her new YouTube documentary , Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated , in which she gives fans an up close and personal window into her life both on and off the stage.

Life&Culture Keyshia Ka'oir's Yousef Aljasami Wedding Dress Cost Well Over $15000
Author: 0 Keyshia Ka'oir's Yousef Aljasami Wedding Dress Cost Well Over $15000

If you want to see more of the couple's journey to the alter, tune in on Tuesdays at 10:00 P.M. EST on BET to watch Gucci Mane & Keyshia Ka'oir: The Mane Event . Guwop showed off her huge, 25-carat engagement ring that is reportedly worth over $2 million , which she received when Gucci popped the question last November at an Atlanta Hawks game.

Life&Culture The Tragically Hip's Gord Downie Dies at 53 After Brain Cancer Battle
Author: 0 The Tragically Hip's Gord Downie Dies at 53 After Brain Cancer Battle

A press release published on the page Facebook official of the singer , and signed by "The family Downie", explains that the musician was surrounded by his children and his family. No one worked harder on every part of their life than Gord. Today, Rutledge looked back at that recording period as one of support, of gleaning wisdom from a man he looked up to for years.

Life&Culture American author George Saunders wins the Man Booker Prize
Author: 0 American author George Saunders wins the Man Booker Prize

Baroness Young of Hornsey, chairwoman of the judging committee, said that it was an utterly original novel with a "witty, intelligent and deeply moving narrative". This year, when half the finalists were US citizens, there was renewed concern that the British award was being taken over by Americans. Last year Paul Beatty became the first American to win the award for his novel " The Sellout ".

Life&Culture Gerrie Nel's Bid to Prosecute Duduzane Zuma Fits the Private Prosecution Bill
Author: 0 Gerrie Nel's Bid to Prosecute Duduzane Zuma Fits the Private Prosecution Bill

He said as soon as Afriforum received the certificate, the process to prosecute Zuma would begin. Under fire for his links to the Gupta family, Zuma now has another battle on his hands - against renowned former public prosecutor Gerrie Nel, who is to take on Zuma in a private prosecution to ensure that the family of Phumzile Dube, the victim of the crash, receives justice.

Life&Culture Irish move up 'binge racer' list on Netflix
Author: 0 Irish move up 'binge racer' list on Netflix

The TV and movie streaming platform has unveiled the ranked run-down of the shows completed in full series by most viewers within their first 24 hours. Sites like Netflix and Hulu have made it easy for audiences to consume shows in a weekend if they so please, and it seems plenty of people did just that for Marvel's The Defenders .

Life&Culture McDonald's installs phone lockers so people actually talk to each other
Author: 0 McDonald's installs phone lockers so people actually talk to each other

McDonald's offers smartphone lockers so as to help customers spend quality time during family meals. Another customer said his family made a genuine attempt to lock their mobiles away but "failed within five minutes". Trying to have a conversation with someone who's distracted by their phone during meal time can be frustrating. Also, 58 per cent of parents said they feel unhappy when another family member uses a mobile device during family time.

Life&Culture Seventh Pay Commission for ST staff impossible for 25 yrs: Minister
Author: 0 Seventh Pay Commission for ST staff impossible for 25 yrs: Minister

To overcome the disruption caused by the strike, the transport department of the Maharashtra government has issued a notification to allow private vehicles, including school buses to ferry passengers. The PILs have urged the High Court to declare the strike, which started from October 16 midnight, as "illegal and bad in law". "We, therefore, appeal to the staffers to resume work".

Life&Culture Local Doctor Shares the Importance of Breast Cancer Awareness
Author: 0 Local Doctor Shares the Importance of Breast Cancer Awareness

About 2,470 men are also expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year with 460 deaths. The Marysville firefighters union, IAFF Local 3219, are using the proceeds from the shirts to make a donation toward breast cancer research. Think of your Mom, sisters, daughters, nieces, grandmothers, girlfriends - all the females in your life - then imagine at least one of them developing breast cancer.

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