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Life&Culture Major League Soccer Launches FIFA 18 Esports League
Author: 0 Major League Soccer Launches FIFA 18 Esports League

Known as eMLS, the league will resemble esports organizations like the National Basketball Association 2K League in that its competitors will represent real-life sports teams. Major League Soccer unveiled part of its esports blueprint Friday, with 19 clubs looking to face off to decide the best " FIFA 18 " video gamer in North America.

Life&Culture Sheryl Sandberg, Jack Dorsey Won't Seek Re-Election to Disney Board
Author: 0 Sheryl Sandberg, Jack Dorsey Won't Seek Re-Election to Disney Board

Sandberg and Mr. Dorsey are in, it has become increasingly hard for them to avoid conflicts relating to Boad matters, and they are not standing for re-election", Disney said in a statement. Lead independent director Orin Smith, former CEO of Starbucks Corp, also will leave Disney's board, because of rules that specify retirement at age 74, the company said.

Life&Culture Katie Couric Slams Today for Matt Lauer's 'Completely Unacceptable' Workplace Harassment
Author: 0 Katie Couric Slams Today for Matt Lauer's 'Completely Unacceptable' Workplace Harassment

NBC issued a statement at the end of November announcing Lauer's termination from the network, referring to a "detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior". It's still very upsetting. Couric called the allegations made against her former co-host "disturbing, distressing and disorienting" and said such behavior is "completely unacceptable".

Life&Culture Donald Trump: Shock over U.S. president's migrants remarks
Author: 0 Donald Trump: Shock over U.S. president's migrants remarks

It was first reported by the Washington Post that Trump had called some nations on the continent 'shithole countries'. Chuck Grassley was repeatedly pressed on Trump's fitness for elected office. Others said they thought Trump had a point, in a way. In South Africa, the ruling party declared "ours is not a shithole country" and described Trump as "extremely offensive".

Life&Culture Nancy Kerrigan: 'I don't plan to watch I, Tonya'
Author: 0 Nancy Kerrigan: 'I don't plan to watch I, Tonya'

Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan in the days before the infamous beatdown. "I go, 'What the hell are you talking about?'" she said. "That's my role in this whole thing", Kerrigan said. "Obviously, it doesn't work that way; and therefore I've chosen to terminate our business relationship". "I am so over the glamorization of a villain simply because she was born on the 'wrong side of the tracks, '" he tweeted .

Life&Culture Eliza Dusku's Mother Claims She Was Afraid of Daughter's Alleged Abuser
Author: 0 Eliza Dusku's Mother Claims She Was Afraid of Daughter's Alleged Abuser

The 37-year-old Dushku claims Kramer sexually molested her in a Miami hotel room after he "methodically built my and my parents' trust, for months grooming me". She's a sweet girl. She continued, "Sure, I've come to understand the awful power dynamics that play into whistle-blowing by "subordinates" against persons in power, how hard it can be for someone to speak up".

Life&Culture CDC: Severe flu season slams all but one state
Author: 0 CDC: Severe flu season slams all but one state

That caused concern for some groups, including the province's Medical Association. But that is more due to a delay in confirmation of flu-related deaths. And 20 children have died from the flu so far this season. The symptoms of body aches, fatigue, and respiratory symptoms are especially severe, leading more people to seek hospital treatment.

Life&Culture Liam Neeson Reaffirms His Action-Star Prowess with 'The Commuter'
Author: 0 Liam Neeson Reaffirms His Action-Star Prowess with 'The Commuter'

Yes, you will see Liam Neeson punching more than a few unfortunate souls in the face. However, if you have already seen Non-Stop , Neeson's 2014 collaboration with director Jaume Collet-Serra in which he races against time to save passengers on a plane, you have pretty much already seen The Commuter , Neeson's 2018 collaboration with Collet-Serra in which he races against time to save passengers on a train.

Author: 0 Trump denies he used vulgarity about Africa

So, our history here with the United States goes back a long, long, long way. "Why do we need more Haitians". It was hardly surprising when the Washington Post reported Thursday that President Donald Trump had referred to Haiti , El Salvador, and African nations as " shithole countries " in an Oval Office meeting.

Life&Culture 'Animaniacs' reboot headed to Hulu for 2020 premiere
Author: 0 'Animaniacs' reboot headed to Hulu for 2020 premiere

Domestic Television Distribution also inked a new pact that makes Hulu the exclusive streaming home to the complete library of all 99 episodes of the original series, as well as spinoff series " Pinky and the Brain ", " Pinky, Elmyra and the Brain ", and the complete " Tiny Toon Adventures " collection.

Life&Culture Aamir Khan on Saif's Kaalakaandi: Don't miss this one
Author: 0 Aamir Khan on Saif's Kaalakaandi: Don't miss this one

The film's teaser released way back in September past year and it instantly got us hooked and excited. Absolutely loved all the performances. "What a debut Akshat!" Proud of you. "You'll have to pay me though, lots!" The film is produced by Rohit Khattar and Ashi Dua starring, Saif Ali Khan , Akshay Oberoi, Deepak Dobriyal, Amyra Dastur, Vijay Raaz, Shobhita Dhulipala and Shehnaaz Treasury.

Life&Culture Greta Gerwig, Jordan Peele among Directors Guild nominees
Author: 0 Greta Gerwig, Jordan Peele among Directors Guild nominees

First-time feature film nominees include Peele, Aaron Sorkin for " Molly's Game ", Taylor Sheridan for " Wind River ", William Oldroyd for " Lady Macbeth " and Geremy Jasper for " Patti Cake $". The TV movie and miniseries category also includes Barry Levinson for "The Wizard of Lies", Scott Frank for "Godless", Kyra Sedgwick for the Lifetime movie "Story of a Girl", Jean-Marc Vallee for Golden Globes victor "Big Little Lies" and George C.

Life&Culture California agents seize Chris Brown's pet capuchin monkey
Author: 0 California agents seize Chris Brown's pet capuchin monkey

According to TMZ , the 28-year-old Grammy victor has already voluntarily surrendered his female baby capuchin monkey Fiji , and the case has been turned over to the L.A. Chris however, told everyone to chill. Here is a video of Royalty playing with the monkey. Singer Chris Brown appears for a probation progress hearing at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Centre in Los Angeles February 3, 2014.

Life&Culture First Looks At The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Are Bloody And Chilling
Author: 0 First Looks At The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Are Bloody And Chilling

The drama, from showrunner Bruce Miller and starring and exec produced by Elisabeth Moss , has become an awards season favorite, taking home the Emmy, Golden Globe and Critics Choice awards , among others, for best drama series. 'Lizzie is such an incredible partner on this with me. He continues, "These scenes that are so attractive, while set in such a bad place, provide the kind of contrast that makes me happy".

Life&Culture Celebrity Big Brother Viewers 'Outraged' Over Latest Fix Claims
Author: 0 Celebrity Big Brother Viewers 'Outraged' Over Latest Fix Claims

Take a look below at Celebrity Big Brother fans praising Courtney on Twitter . During the time in the house, she insisted she has never been to a Pride march. When the reality TV star was asked whether she agreed with the pair facing eviction, she said: 'India. Despite Andrew apologising for upsetting her, India went on to reveal why she was so annoyed - but left viewers shocked by comparing drag to the racist Black And White Minstrels Show which aired in the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Life&Culture Trump, angry over critical book, says he'll seek tighter libel laws
Author: 0 Trump, angry over critical book, says he'll seek tighter libel laws

He was certainly the oldest, when he moved into the White House a year ago aged 70. Michael Wolff , author of 'Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House , ' has claimed that Donald Trump lacked the mental fitness to serve as president, describing him as an "undisciplined man-child" who did not want to win the election.

Life&Culture Diddy Calls Mary J. Blige 'Black Excellence' During Walk of Fame Ceremony
Author: 0 Diddy Calls Mary J. Blige 'Black Excellence' During Walk of Fame Ceremony

Blige is riding high after celebrating her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and her 47th birthday. Mary J Blige at the 2018 BAFTA Tea Party Arrivals at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles on January 6, 2018 in Beverly Hills, CA. "You really really helped save my life", the NY native added. " 'Mudbound' " opened up doors and gave me strength I didn't even know I had". Rap mogul Sean " Diddy " Combs, who helped launch Blige's career and produced most of her first album, was on hand to ...

Life&Culture How Kate Middleton Celebrated Her 36th Birthday
Author: 0 How Kate Middleton Celebrated Her 36th Birthday

Click through for a visual rundown of the most recent outfits worn by longtime royal favorites including Kate Middleton and Queen Letizia of Spain, as well as new-generation trendsetters such as Princess Olympia. She also visited the nursery section of the school, which teaches pupils all the way through to sixth form, helping children paint and make pigs out of paper plates and marshmallows.

Life&Culture The Commuter (2018) REVIEW - A Forgettable January Thriller
Author: 0 The Commuter (2018) REVIEW - A Forgettable January Thriller

At its best, " The Commuter " is a B-movie popcorn-munching ode to the forgotten middle class good guy. It's nearly as if it's Taken meets Strangers on the Train . Faced with an impossible choice, Michael gets to work trying to find a passenger known only by the fake name, "Prynne". As the story gets more embroiled, it becomes less coherent and amusing, climaxing as it does with a massive train derailment, a hostage situation, and a final bit of flimflammery that's truly just nonsensical.

Life&Culture Meghan Markle's Sister Samantha Grant Asks For Forgiveness, Wants Royal Wedding Invite
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's Sister Samantha Grant Asks For Forgiveness, Wants Royal Wedding Invite

In a new interview with the Mirror , though, Samantha is aiming to clarify her position and her feelings about Meghan. She has now beseeched the actress to forgive her after negative comments she made on Twitter. She tweeted at the time: 'She has a large family who were there for her. Meghan Markle's family is large, as her father was previously married and had children before meeting her mother.

Life&Culture Obama: Presidents Must Be Mindful of Their Behavior
Author: 0 Obama: Presidents Must Be Mindful of Their Behavior

In contrast to Letterman's previous 22 years of hosting comedy-centric, late-night shows (NBC's "Late Night" and CBS's " The Late Show "), the first episode of his Netflix series features a more thoughtful and laid-back approach to the talk-show genre.

Life&Culture Villagers attack Bihar CM's convoy, securitymen injured
Author: 0 Villagers attack Bihar CM's convoy, securitymen injured

The villagers are angry at the way the development has got "limited" to some particular villages and the works are being carried out at those places only where the chief minister has made a decision to visit. "I am not one to get cowed down by these things and confine myself in the headquarters", he added. Buxar DM Arvind said an FIR was being lodged, and "action will be taken against the people involved in the incident on the basis of video footage".

Life&Culture Five women accuse actor Franco of inapp behaviour
Author: 0 Five women accuse actor Franco of inapp behaviour

Sources told Deadline that work on the sophomore run of the period drama continues as scheduled even after allegations of sexual misconduct against Franco surfaced. "And there was a culture of exploiting non-celebrity women, and a culture of women being replaceable". Got a story tip? In response to his win , " The Breakfast Club " actress Ally Sheedy , who worked with Franco in 2014, wrote in a now-deleted tweet , "Why is a man hosting?" "So I don't want to, you know, shut them ...

Life&Culture Marvel creator Stan Lee denies sexual harassment of care nurses
Author: 0 Marvel creator Stan Lee denies sexual harassment of care nurses

Because of these claims, the nursing company is in a legal dispute with Lee, although it is understood no legal claim has been filed. Lee's lawyer stated that he "categorically denies" the "false and despicable" allegations against him, and went on to suggest that the allegations could be part of a shakedown.

Life&Culture Julia Louis-Dreyfus' sons celebrate the end of chemo with cute video
Author: 0 Julia Louis-Dreyfus' sons celebrate the end of chemo with cute video

Naturally, Louis-Dreyfus has risen to the challenge with fierce and amusing panache, even revealing to fans that she rocked out to Katy Perry's inspirational "Roar" during her first two rounds of chemo. We are NOT f***** around here. "The Fighter dancing through the fire cuz I am a champion and you're going to hear me ROAR [sic]". Maybe she can do the Elaine dance to this one.

Life&Culture Dream WrestleMania Match In The Works?; John Cena Strengthens Relationship With Nickelodeon
Author: 0 Dream WrestleMania Match In The Works?; John Cena Strengthens Relationship With Nickelodeon

On the " Ninja Turtles " show, Cena will be playing Baron Draxum who is an original villain exclusive to the show. Cena will also take on hosting duties for the upcoming Kids Choice Awards for the second time. "It's gonna be super special to kids". The new Ninja Turtles series follows the four mutant brothers "as they encounter new mutants and villains and discover a mystical world they never knew existed beneath the streets of New York City".

Life&Culture 'John Wick' TV Show in the Works (But Not Starring Keanu Reeves)
Author: 0 'John Wick' TV Show in the Works (But Not Starring Keanu Reeves)

The " John Wick " franchise has grossed nearly $300 million worldwide at the box office. Chris Collins ( Sons of Anarchy , The Wire ) will write the series and serve as showrunner, which will be executive produced by John Wick's Basil Iwanyk , Stahelski, and Kolstad, along with Collins, David Leitch , and Keanu Reeves .

Life&Culture When Season Eight Of 'Game Of Thrones' Ends, It's All Over
Author: 0 When Season Eight Of 'Game Of Thrones' Ends, It's All Over

While the show didn't leave fans hanging in a big way, it didn't completely wrap up either, and left something to be desired by viewers. It will interesting to see which comes out in the end, as it is likely there can be only one. The episodes will be "o$3 n the air, for subscribers". "They" of course means show runners David Beniof and D.B. Weiss, who must be eyeing an ambitious final season full of battling zombies, dragons, and more.

Life&Culture Big Brother contestant reported dead… is actually alive
Author: 0 Big Brother contestant reported dead… is actually alive

Another replied to the message and said they would remember her as "one of the most loveable BB housemates". "Gosh imagine having to do a video to prove you're alive, the internet is a weird place with some very weird people". I was the first Brazilian to be part of the show. "When I met him, I was not 100% sure [about transitioning]". "He saw me as a woman, the person I am".

Life&Culture Morley Movie Review: Paddington 2
Author: 0 Morley Movie Review: Paddington 2

I was charmed and entertained, and I think you will enjoy it. With his cleverly optimistic outlook on life, Paddington is sure the Browns can help him, while he continues to learn more and more about the people around him. The desperation of the prisoners is portrayed perfectly by Brendan Gleeson , who plays Knuckles the chef, who is as scary looking as the food he serves.

Life&Culture Black Panther
Author: 0 Black Panther "Warriors of Wakanda" Featurette

In addition to the scenes that are revealed that increase our anticipation for this brilliant film, Chadwick Boseman , Michael B. Jordan , Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira explain what makes their characters tick when it comes to combat.

Life&Culture Star Wars: The Last Jedi Editor Regrets Death of Admiral Ackbar
Author: 0 Star Wars: The Last Jedi Editor Regrets Death of Admiral Ackbar

Many movie series can suffer from having a bad sequel, and that challenge is being observed as fans criticize " The Last Jedi ". In between we see him use the Jedi mind trick and make a Stormtrooper hear something that's not there, before pushing Luke to "use the Force" and go all Bend it Like Beckham on a pair of photon torpedos.

Life&Culture Pregnant Kylie Jenner reported to be in labour
Author: 0 Pregnant Kylie Jenner reported to be in labour

What has the fans thinking she is in labor? Luckily, Kylie has a great support system of family and friends to comfort her when she's down. Kylie Jenner is allegedly in labor... She hasn't admitted it and has just been living her life out of the spotlight. Meanwhile other fans are losing it over the news that a brand new member of the Kar-Jenner clan could be entering the world.

Life&Culture Huawei wins patent infringement case against Samsung
Author: 0 Huawei wins patent infringement case against Samsung

The company was poised to unveil partnerships with AT&T and Verizon Wireless this week, according to multiple media reports , that would allow the two largest carriers in the country to sell Huawei's latest smartphone, the Mate 10 Pro , in the U.S.

Life&Culture LG puts Google Assistant in its own touchscreen-equipped speaker
Author: 0 LG puts Google Assistant in its own touchscreen-equipped speaker

The goal of the new website is to put gadgets from Nest (Google parent company Alphabet's smart-home unit) and the Google Assistant front and center, according to Bloomberg . The 8-inch model is priced at $199 while the 10-inch will retail at $249 when it goes on sale in early summer. However, the Mobile Accessory Kit is much simpler and uses Bluetooth to communicate to other devices.

Life&Culture WWE's Paige reportedly not cleared to return, career could be
Author: 0 WWE's Paige reportedly not cleared to return, career could be "done"

Her latest injury occurred when she was kicked in the back by Sasha Banks during a house show match. The early belief was it was just a mild stinger, leading to her losing feeling in her extremities. Initially, it seemed like the injury Paige suffered at a WWE live event in Uniondale in late December was merely minor. Paige had just returned a few weeks ago, and the WWE was pushing her as part of a new group called "Absolution" with Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville .

Life&Culture Weather warning remains in place as fog still lingers across Gloucestershire
Author: 0 Weather warning remains in place as fog still lingers across Gloucestershire

Mr Wilson said: "There is a lot of radiation fog around at the moment". Chief forecaster Andy Page said it will thicken over the next few hours and warned to expect rush-hour travel problems. Afternoon temperatures will range from 5° to 9°, while it will be coldest in the north. "Radiation fogs usually dissipate soon after sunrise as the ground warms".

Author: 0 Seal Calls Out Oprah Over Harvey Weinstein Rumors

Do you think Oprah knew, or is Seal just sick of hosting Sirius XM Christmas specials and ready to be back in the limelight? US President Donald Trump unconditionally plans to run for a second term in the White House in the 2020 elections, because his achievements speak for themselves, spokesman Hogan Gidley told reporters last night, quoted by DPA.

Life&Culture The Best-Dressed Guests From The Critics Choice Awards
Author: 0 The Best-Dressed Guests From The Critics Choice Awards

Franco insists all the allegations made against him are "inaccurate". A stunned Robbie, 27, who missed out on the prize in the same category to Ladybird's Saoirse Ronan at the Golden Globes earlier this week, appeared to be on the verge of tears as she was announced as the victor.

Life&Culture Celebrity Big Brother 2018 results! Who left? First celebrity is evicted!
Author: 0 Celebrity Big Brother 2018 results! Who left? First celebrity is evicted!

Celebrity Big Brother continues tonight at 9pm on Channel 5. Jonny caused his own fair share of controversy on Love Island last summer, so there's still a chance that he could fail to secure the votes needed to keep him in the house. Since Tuesday, the public were voting for which of the pair they wanted to save. After Big Brother's announcement, India fumes: "I'm all for winning but it is a bit sexist I think".