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Life&Culture 5.2M quake hits Iranian capital
Author: 0 5.2M quake hits Iranian capital

An elderly woman and a young girl died and almost 100 people were injured as a 5.2 magnitude natural disaster sparked panic in the Iranian capital and neighbouring areas, officials said Thursday, APA reported citing AFP. Schools, universities, and government offices will be closed in Tehran, Alborz, and Qom provinces on December 21, state television said. Iran regularly experiences powerful earthquakes: More than 600 people were killed in a 7.2 quake in western Iran in November.

Author: 0 Meryl Streep #SheKnew posters pop up in LA over Harvey Weinstein fallout

This assumption is unfair and damages the #MeToo movement by pitting women against women. It was Meryl Streep's answer to Rose McGowan's comments that prompted the backlash . There are even more who hold a different view, saying it doesn't matter if Meryl Streep knew or not: blaming her or directing the focus of the #MeToo campaign against her is wrong.

Life&Culture Meryl Streep Targeted by Street Artists With
Author: 0 Meryl Streep Targeted by Street Artists With "She Knew" Posters

You'll accept a fake award breathlessly & affect no real chance. Posters claiming that Meryl Streep knew about and enabled Harvey Weinstein's predations have been pasted in several Los Angeles locations, emerging after the Oscar victor rebuked the actress Rose McGowan for implying that she deliberately stayed silent for years while working on Weinstein-produced projects.

Life&Culture Pitch Perfect 3 Review
Author: 0 Pitch Perfect 3 Review

However, that's not to say that she's not keen on more Pitch Perfect films. The former leader of the Bellas, Beca ( Anna Kendrick ), works as a music producer, though it isn't necessarily what she envisioned as her dream job. The third Pitch doubles down on the "Oh, boy, it's time to grow up!" motif from the previous film. When you first made Pitch Perfect, did you have any idea that it would become this phenomenon? Who could forget this creative a capella audition? Certainly, the ...

Author: 0 Combat Jack Dead At 48-Years-Old

The podcast led to JACK founding the LOUD SPEAKERS NETWORK podcast network in 2013. The former attorney and host of The Combat Jack Show, recently revealed he had an aggressive form of colon cancer . Keep rocking with us. Check out what else the world of hip-hop has to say about the passing of the late, great, Combat Jack in our gallery below.

Life&Culture Host Quits Job After Discovering Male Co-Host Made
Author: 0 Host Quits Job After Discovering Male Co-Host Made "Double" Her Salary

Popular " E! News " host Catt Sadler quit her job after finding out co-host Jason Kennedy's salary was reportedly twice as big as hers - for doing virtually the same job. Sadler revealed that she was told the network hoped to keep her on board for both shows under a new contract. It's still unclear what Sadler's next move will be but for now, but it's safe to say her departure has left E! shaken up a little and hopefully, a little more aware of how its treating its best employees.

Life&Culture Meryl Streep: 'I wasn't deliberately silent' on Weinstein
Author: 0 Meryl Streep: 'I wasn't deliberately silent' on Weinstein

The campaign comes shortly after Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan criticized Streep, among other actresses planning to wear black to the Golden Globe awards to protest gender inequality, for knowing about the movie mogul's alleged sexual misconduct but not doing anything about it.

Life&Culture Gujarat Election Result: Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani sweeps Vadgam
Author: 0 Gujarat Election Result: Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani sweeps Vadgam

Interestingly, NOTA (None of the Above) got 4,255 votes, making it the third highest recepient of the votes. Mewani, who won from Gujarat's Vadgam speaking to ANI said, "They were claiming they will win 150 seats but that pride has been crushed, same will happen in 2019, it is a victory for our movement.

Life&Culture Note shows Korean pop star Jonghyun's struggles with depression
Author: 0 Note shows Korean pop star Jonghyun's struggles with depression

He was rushed to hospital but pronounced dead. The K-pop business is grinding to a halt in the wake of the unexpected death of SHINee's lead singer, Kim Jong Hyun . "He was full of emotions and a sensitive person". The message said: "I'm broken from inside. The depression that gnawed on me slowly has finally engulfed me entirely", it said, adding he "could not defeat it anymore".

Author: 0 Prince Harry appointed Captain General of the Royal Marines

The first sketch is that of an A-line dress with a tiara. A spokesperson for the brand kept mum about the specifics of the design, saying, "We received a request from the royal family to send a sketch". That could mean that Meghan had a specific request - maybe she liked certain elements of certain gowns and asked Dror to create something custom and perfectly suited for her.

Life&Culture Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and The Greatest Showman Cast!
Author: 0 Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and The Greatest Showman Cast!

Jackman says he is "not sorry" for the performance, despite his surgeon's advice not to. Well, that did not stop Jackman from singing his heart out and having to get restitched! But when the cast gathered for the first time in New York City, Jackman couldn't hold back.

Author: 0 Meghan Markle's Lookalike Just Landed A Huge Gig

Although several details have been released regarding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding, such as the date and location , there's one question which has still been left unanswered: who's designing the actress's dress? It is possible that Dror saw an opportunity to garner free marketing by "leaking" sketches that would fuel speculation.

Author: 0 Stock that can flourish your investment: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500. Dock Street Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Amazon ( AMZN ) by 10.13% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Friday, October 23 with "Buy". The firm has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, July 24.

Life&Culture Dean Ambrose Reportedly Suffering From Elbow Injury
Author: 0 Dean Ambrose Reportedly Suffering From Elbow Injury

It looked like Ambrose fell on his arm and after that, a backstage segment was filmed to really sell his injury as Samoa Joe hit smashed his arm with a piece of rolling production equipment. He adds that this could impact plans for the WWE's holiday live events, which include a steel cage match with Ambrose and Rollins vs. Ambrose has been a major part of WWE programming in recent months due to the reformation of The Shield along with Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns .

Life&Culture Hina and Luv fight, new task is introduced
Author: 0 Hina and Luv fight, new task is introduced

A few minutes later, they are in the garden area where Hina apologises to Luv and vice versa. The contestant whose picture is inscribed on the golden egg has to protect that egg from other contestants and convince them not to plunge their egg in the swimming pool.

Author: 0 Mindy Kaling Gives Birth to Daughter Katherine

Mindy Kaling is officially a mom! "At a certain point, I was like, you can't take it back, so I thought-there are worse things". "I'm five months pregnant.' And I said , 'Whaaat?!'" "So if there's one person I have to tell my daughter about that revealed her existence to the world, Oprah is pretty good".

Life&Culture Game preview: Heat at Hawks
Author: 0 Game preview: Heat at Hawks

Whiteside, averaging 14.9 points and 12.7 rebounds per game, missed five games after first hurting the knee in the Heat's season opener at Orlando and then injured it again on November 22 against the Celtics. "Those are the old-school, tough, grind-it-out, find any way as a competitor to win the game", Spoelstra told reporters after forward Josh Richardson carried Miami with a career-high 28 points, helping Spoelstra earn career victory No.

Life&Culture Eva Longoria Is Pregnant, Expecting Baby Boy with Husband Jose Baston!
Author: 0 Eva Longoria Is Pregnant, Expecting Baby Boy with Husband Jose Baston!

It will be the couple's first child together and Bastón's fourth. Jose Baston and Eva Longoria are seen during Global Gift Gala Party at Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza on July 21, 2017 in Ibiza, Spain. The couple tied the knot in Mexico in May 2016 after they first stepped out together as a couple in November 2013. "But seriously, I looked so fat, but you know what? Today no belly.

Life&Culture Scooby-Doo star Heather North dies, aged 71
Author: 0 Scooby-Doo star Heather North dies, aged 71

North then became the regular voice of Daphne until 1997, lending her voice for a Johnny Bravo crossover episode, before returning in two straight-to-video films in 2003. The actress began working on TV in 1965, appearing in those like The Monkees and My Three Sons . Kenney died in 2015. A memorial service is being held for her on Wednesday in Studio City, California .

Author: 0 Paramount Announces Third GI Joe Movie, Micronauts in 2020 / 2021

Perhaps most interesting is the apparent existence of a crossover film from Paramount using Hasbro properties set for a release on October 1, 2021. Paramount Pictures is going all-in on Hasbro . And everyone hoping for a second chance at a successful Dungeons & Dragons film can finally exhale: Paramount is unleashing a silver-screen take on the hit tabletop role-playing game on July 23, 2021 .

Life&Culture Lady Gaga residency coming to Las Vegas Strip in 2018
Author: 0 Lady Gaga residency coming to Las Vegas Strip in 2018

The singer made the announcement on social media today and shared photos of her celebrating the upcoming gig at the venue with her team. Rumored for about a year and a half, Gaga is set to announce a series of 36 shows at The Park Theater at Monte Carlo .

Life&Culture No big Bolly party for Taimur's first
Author: 0 No big Bolly party for Taimur's first

Recently, she posted a picture of Taimur sitting on a tractor with his dad and the Kapoor family. The stylish little family is reportedly off to Pataudi, their ancestral home in Delhi to ring in the little munchkin's first birthday on December 20.

Life&Culture Khloe Kardashian's Latest Photo Provides Big Pregnancy Clue
Author: 0 Khloe Kardashian's Latest Photo Provides Big Pregnancy Clue

To keep us on our feet, the family have also released their 2017 Christmas Card, called " 25 Days of Christmas ", which has seen a new pic released each day of December. Although she has yet to officially confirm anything, there is yet another Khloé Kardashian pregnancy clue making the rounds that has fans convinced she's with child.

Life&Culture Ashley Furniture Hosts Wreath Laying Ceremony at Soldiers Walk to Honor Veterans
Author: 0 Ashley Furniture Hosts Wreath Laying Ceremony at Soldiers Walk to Honor Veterans

Prior to the wreath laying, about 50 people gathered at the Newtown Presbyterian Church for a brief, yet meaningful ceremony to remember and to honor the veterans from the six wars buried behind the historic church. There, he solemly placed the wreath, stood up and read Gardley's name aloud and thanked him for his service to the country, and then saluted him. "Many of these veterans, like myself, served in the Boy Scouts before they joined the military", he said.

Life&Culture Ahh! Justin takes Selena on
Author: 0 Ahh! Justin takes Selena on "SUGAR" date

Insiders now say the mother-and-daughter duo are butting heads over the reunion - and Justin is literally to blame for tearing the family apart! Since the couple made headlines in the past month after Gomez left her relationship with The Weeknd , they have resolved to keep everything in a low profile so as to avoid excessive attention.

Life&Culture First trailer for the Sicario sequel, Soldado, unveiled
Author: 0 First trailer for the Sicario sequel, Soldado, unveiled

The film is a sequel to Denis Villenueve's 2015 film Sicario . Now, Alejandro and Graver are operating with no oversight. After discovering that drug cartels are now smuggling terrorists across the USA border, Graver and former undercover operative Alejandro (del Toro) must stop the problem.

Author: 0 Is this the wedding dress designer Meghan Markle will choose?

Well, for starters, let us tell you who Inbal Dror is. "If she chooses to go British, leading couture wedding dress designers such as Emilia Wickstead, Stewart Parvin or Phillipa Lepley would likely cost approximately £80,000, still short of the almost £400,000 dress the Duchess of Cambridge wore to her wedding".

Life&Culture Z Gives Cancer Survivor a Hug During His '4:44′ Show
Author: 0 Z Gives Cancer Survivor a Hug During His '4:44′ Show

The "99 Problems" rapper showed he has a big heart when he called a timeout in the middle of his show at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California having spotted Christina Cruz in the crowd. The two even posed for a photo. After spotting her in the audience, Jay read her sign aloud before welcoming her to the stage. "During those tough times, just keep in mind to smile".

Life&Culture Boy's 911 call sends Grinch to jail
Author: 0 Boy's 911 call sends Grinch to jail

Seuss's Grinch wouldn't bother his Christmas on Saturday night. Pittman's older brother, TeDera Dwayne Graves filmed Develle talking with Pittman, who explained he was watching a video about the Grinch and became afraid for the safety of his Christmas.

Life&Culture Trump relishes likelihood of tax cut passage
Author: 0 Trump relishes likelihood of tax cut passage

Republicans wanted to cut business taxes, but since most commercial enterprises aren't taxed as corporations, cutting corporate tax rates wasn't enough. "We are staying with an income based tax". Most of the old rules though would still apply in the last two weeks of 2017-and that gives individuals a shrinking window of time to employ strategies that would lower their taxes for next year's tax season.

Life&Culture A Dense Fog Advisory this morning and severe storms possible Wednesday
Author: 0 A Dense Fog Advisory this morning and severe storms possible Wednesday

We will have potential for heavy rain at times, and also strong storms. That changes after sunset into our Wednesday morning as an upper level low moves over the region. Sunday (Christmas Eve) will see rain shower late in the day after a high of 55. However, cloud coverage is likely to increase through the evening hours, according to the weather service.

Life&Culture Donald Trump's Disney World robot unveiled in Florida
Author: 0 Donald Trump's Disney World robot unveiled in Florida

Since 1971, Disney's Magic Kingdom has operated an attraction called the Hall of Presidents , which features moving, talking robot figurines of every US president. The animatronic joins the 44 past-presidents and stands center stage, as is customary of now serving presidents. We may come from different places and believe different things, but what makes us American is a shared spirit; a spirit of courage and determination; of kindness and generosity.

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Author: 0 "The Voice" recap: The final four perform

Addison doesn't generally perform country songs, and she puts her own spin on the recent hit, showing off her soft side and pouring emotion into the lyrics. On Monday night's performance finale, finalists Red Marlow , Brooke Simpson , Chloe Kohanski and Addison Agen squared off for the final time before a victor is crowned.

Life&Culture First Ever Women's Royal Rumble Announced
Author: 0 First Ever Women's Royal Rumble Announced

At WrestleMania 32 , WWE unveiled a new Women's Championship title belt and re-branded the Divas Division to become the Women's Division. - Lesnar makes his return to WWE television on this show. At this point it's not clear whether or not stars from SmackDown Live will compete in the Royal Rumble match as well, but it seems likely. While not all WWE rumors come to light, this one finally did.

Life&Culture ESPN president John Skipper resigns, citing substance addiction issues
Author: 0 ESPN president John Skipper resigns, citing substance addiction issues

Throughout his tenure as top executive of ESPN , Skipper had the confidence of Disney CEO Bob Iger and had big victories like bringing Monday Night Football to cable, signing the National Basketball Association to multiple long-term deals, and bolstering the network's soccer covering by adding the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups.

Life&Culture The Office Revival Coming In 2018/19 Season; Features Old And New Characters
Author: 0 The Office Revival Coming In 2018/19 Season; Features Old And New Characters

Both Variety and Deadline report that the network is in talks for a new series set that will once again be set at Dunder Mifflin's Scranton, Pennsylvania branch. The network is in talks to bring back The Office , according to a TV Line report . It's always, 'Maybe someday, but not now.' There is certainly an open invitation, but we don't have anything happening right now.

Life&Culture Anna Kournikova And Enrique Iglesias Welcomed Twins On Saturday!
Author: 0 Anna Kournikova And Enrique Iglesias Welcomed Twins On Saturday!

The weirdest thing about the story isn't that the couple waited so long to have kids, it's that nobody even knew they were expecting! According to TMZ , Kournikova gave birth to a boy, Nicholas , and a girl, Lucy , in Miami . Fact is. Anna's been way out of the spotlight for more than a year now. The two have previously refused to confirm or deny rumors that they secretly married, though Anna has been seen wearing what appears to be an engagement ring.

Life&Culture Everton 3-1 Swansea: Dominant second half has Toffees up to ninth
Author: 0 Everton 3-1 Swansea: Dominant second half has Toffees up to ninth

Everton manager Sam Allardyce has admitted that summer signing Sandro Ramirez has not made the desired impact so far at Goodison Park - but is holding out hope that the Spanish striker can still play a role on Merseyside. "We put 10 balls back to our goalkeeper instead of being fearless enough to go forward and put the ball in the right areas". Three games in and the Merseysiders are unbeaten with two victories and a draw which has propelled them to 10th place with 22 points.

Life&Culture Warner Bros. Drops First Teaser For
Author: 0 Warner Bros. Drops First Teaser For "Ocean's 8"

Ocean's 8 opens in theaters on June 8, 2018. So why does Debbie Ocean need to do "this"? You would think that this is a prequel to the events of the other Ocean's films given the unusual numbering they've made a decision to go with, but putting this movie into the current day wipes that notion away.

Author: 0 First Trailer For Peter Jackson's 'Mortal Engines' Arrives

After the diminishing quality of those films maybe he was in need of some recharge time. Jackson and Fran Walsh optioned the rights to Mortal Engines from Scholastic several years ago. The Plot: Thousands of years after civilization was destroyed by a cataclysmic event , humankind has adapted and a new way of living has evolved.

Life&Culture Chinese electric auto maker Nio launches with Tesla in its sights
Author: 0 Chinese electric auto maker Nio launches with Tesla in its sights

So far, the specs are fairly similar to what you will find in a Model X, albeit with slightly lower performance, but where NIO differentiate itself the most is with the price and ownership model. It can accelerate up to 62 miles per hour in 4.4 seconds and customers can place orders through an app. A mobile service will travel to owners of cars who need to have their vehicle charged.