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Tonasket Middle School eighth grader wins North Central Washington Regional Spelling Bee Tonasket Middle School eighth grader wins North Central Washington Regional Spelling Bee
- March 18, 2018

Erin waved her arms and said, "I don't even know anymore". Storm, an eighth-grader, will represent Calvert County at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in May in Washington, D.C. She plans to study "pretty much the same way I always do. I think I have a decent chance of making it to the finals.' I mean, why not?" I'm also going to try to learn more about spelling patterns in words with specific origins and roots. (more...)
Cirque Du Soleil Performer Falls to Death During Live Show Cirque Du Soleil Performer Falls to Death During Live Show
- March 18, 2018

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group issued a statement in which it said they were now gathering more information about the event. Around 10:00 p.m. "Over the coming days and weeks, our focus will be on supporting Yann's family and our employees". 'We are now gathering more information about this tragic event. (more...)
Watch Blue Ivy Carter Casually Drop Almost $20000 at an Art Auction Watch Blue Ivy Carter Casually Drop Almost $20000 at an Art Auction
- March 18, 2018

Beyoncé and her mother-in-law Gloria Carter were honored for their humanitarian work at the even hosted by Tina Lawson and her hubby, Richard Lawson . According to reports from Vanity Fair , Blue successfully bid on a piece by Samuel Levi Jones for $10,000. In her speech, she also touched on why her charitable works are less publicized than those of her peers saying, "I keep it quiet because I actually feel like I could be doing more.and I think the reason I feel weird reeciving this ... (more...)
John Goodman makes a surprise appearance on 'Saturday Night Live' John Goodman makes a surprise appearance on 'Saturday Night Live'
- March 18, 2018

Hader - an eight-season alum of the show - brought his impersonation of Anthony Scaramucci back to tag along with Fred Armisen's Michael Wolff . "One day you're CEO of Exxon ", John said as Rex while breaking a glass in his hand. (more...)
Epic didn't pay Drake or Ninja for their record-setting stream Epic didn't pay Drake or Ninja for their record-setting stream
- March 18, 2018

The report claims that the live stream hit 630,000 viewers, toppling the previous record of 388,000 viewers for a single-play stream set by Dr. DisRespect (Guy Beahm). Fortnite Mobile is also heading to Android, but so far Epic Games have only released the iOS version. "Ninja" now has over 3,500,000 followers on the platform, averaging about 70,000 viewers for each of his videos. (more...)
The Roots' SXSW show canceled after bomb threat; man arrested The Roots' SXSW show canceled after bomb threat; man arrested
- March 18, 2018

The police scoured the area around the Fair Market venue, where a " Bud Light x The Roots & Friends Jam" showcase was scheduled for that evening, and found no threat. "Welp. It's 2018. Show cancelled". Those same staff members said they spoke with people working at Fair Market on Saturday who reported that APD was still canvassing the property as late as 10pm. (more...)
Russia's counter-measures Russia's counter-measures "futile": Boris
- March 18, 2018

In a statement issued after the meeting with Bristow , the Foreign Ministry said that 23 British diplomatic staff were "declared persona non grata and to be expelled within a week". "This happened in the UK but it could have happened anywhere, and we take a united stance against it". Responding to the accusations and expulsions by Britain, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called Johnson's remarks "shocking and unforgivable". (more...)
March Madness: No. 1 Villanova rolls past Alabama into Sweet 16 March Madness: No. 1 Villanova rolls past Alabama into Sweet 16
- March 18, 2018

The Wildcats' toughest nemesis was more the round than the team: Villanova lost in the first weekend as a 1 or 2 seed in 2010, 2014, 2015 and 2017. They overwhelmed the Crimson Tide (20-16) with a barrage of 3-pointers. "Coach was telling me to be aggressive and stay ready, play off your jump shot", said Bridges, who finished with a game-high 23 points. Freshman Collin Sexton led the Crimson Tide offense with 17 points to end his historic freshman campaign with 632 points, which ... (more...)
'Saturday Night Live' Fans Have Mixed Response to Arcade Fire Performance 'Saturday Night Live' Fans Have Mixed Response to Arcade Fire Performance
- March 18, 2018

Cooper went to the man who did the firing to get more insight on the situation: Jeff Sessions . Watch the cold open below! "Sorry, I just blurted that one out". Jurassic Park came out 25 years ago, and in honor of its anniversary, Saturday Night Live gave us a glimpse of what some of the '90s biggest stars might have looked like had they done screentests for Steven Spielberg's movie. (more...)
Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover Part Ways Forever Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover Part Ways Forever
- March 18, 2018

He maintained that he has not been called for Kapil's new show. Kapil Sharma's tweet is in response to this post of Sunil Grover . Replying to a fan, Sunil confirmed that he won't be a part of Kapil's new show but he did wait for his estranged friend's call, which never came. (more...)
Rihanna Snapchat Controversy Costs The Company Big As Stock Plummets Rihanna Snapchat Controversy Costs The Company Big As Stock Plummets
- March 18, 2018

She was left badly bruised with a split lip, and Brown was charged and sentenced to five years of probation. Following the controversy, Snapchat issued an apology while promising to be cautious in future in future. In its ad policy, Snap says ads submitted to the platform are "subject to our review and policy" and doesn't allow content that depicts "excessive violence". (more...)
Roma React To Barcelona Draw Roma React To Barcelona Draw
- March 18, 2018

Totti is not too downbeat, though, and is confident Roma will push Lionel Messi and his team-mates all the way over the two legs next month. "I think our advantage at the moment is that the team are mentally strong and calm about who we might face". (more...)
March Madness or March Badness? March Madness or March Badness?
- March 18, 2018

I'm not one who professes any kind of exceptional prognostication ability when it comes to filling out the tournament bracket . The upset many fans called was Loyola of Chicago, which beat Miami on a last-second 3-pointer to reward 36 percent of the brackets filled out on ESPN and Yahoo. (more...)
Assault or Not? Katy Perry Kissed an Unwilling 19-year-old Man Assault or Not? Katy Perry Kissed an Unwilling 19-year-old Man
- March 17, 2018

At the time, Perry appeared to play it off as a joke, high fiving the other judges after she landed the peck on Glaze. "I just wanted my first kiss to be someone I knew personally". The contestant said on Instagram: "I would like to clear a few things up for anyone who is confused, concerned, or angry". The way certain articles are worded is not done by me, and my true intentions are not accurately represented in every article you read about the situation. (more...)
May says considering next steps after Russian Federation expels British diplomats May says considering next steps after Russian Federation expels British diplomats
- March 17, 2018

The move comes in response to Britain's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats . It warned London it stood ready to take further measures in the event of more "unfriendly steps". The British Council said it was profoundly disappointed by Russia's decision and remained committed to developing long-term people-to-people links with Russian Federation despite the closure. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Re-Writes Gossip Headlines Involving Kanye West & Family Kim Kardashian Re-Writes Gossip Headlines Involving Kanye West & Family
- March 17, 2018

You know, those memes insinuating that Kim's husband is only married to her because he had half his brain removed and is now in " the sunken place ", like the poor victims in Jordan Peele's horror masterpiece. "Baby Chicago ", the reality star captioned the shot. Fancy watching Kimye take on the whole Kardashian fam on family feud? "North is Kanye, Saint is both and Chi is you!" And just like her siblings Saint and North, Chicago West is absolutely adorable. (more...)
People Are Roasting Zayn For His New People Are Roasting Zayn For His New "Rat Tail" Head Tattoo
- March 17, 2018

Zayn debuted his brand new inking on Instagram , showing off an enormous black rose above the nape of his neck, which was made clear due to his shaven hairstyle. Celebrity couple Zayn Malik and supermodel Gigi Hadid on Tuesday announced they had split up after two years of dating, with both posting statements of mutual love and respect. (more...)
Kanye West's Yeezy Clothing Brand Being Sued Over Camouflage Print Kanye West's Yeezy Clothing Brand Being Sued Over Camouflage Print
- March 17, 2018

The print in question has been used by the Yeezus rapper to create hoodies, thigh-high boots, cargo trousers, hooded bomber jackets, shirts, boots, and other apparel. The lawsuit reveals that after Jordan Outdoor Enterprises brought out licensing, that the Yeezy camp became non-responsive. The company is also suing LeBron James' Florida-based clothing boutique UNKNWN for allegedly ripping off their camouflage designs. (more...)
Adult Swim Festival Featuring Run The Jewels Set for October Adult Swim Festival Featuring Run The Jewels Set for October
- March 17, 2018

The Juan Meza-León-directed clip plays like a trippy, technicolour cartoon version of Men in Black . They stop by a shady nightclub, where they kill aliens to steal an alien embryo. In addition to the musical component, the event - billed as a "cultural festival" - will include a marketplace, screenings, comedy performances and interactive gaming. (more...)
Chelsea lead Liverpool in race to sign Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey - bookies Chelsea lead Liverpool in race to sign Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey - bookies
- March 17, 2018

As if it wasn't painful enough to consider having to allow our best players to leave the club, we are now forced to envisage a future in which we will watch some key players jump ship to our rivals, who we have long-been describing as "in our shadow". (more...)
Logic and Wife Jessica Andrea Are Splitting Logic and Wife Jessica Andrea Are Splitting
- March 17, 2018

Rapper Logic and wife Jessica Andrea are reportedly done. The 28-year-old rapper (born Sir Robert Bryson Hall II) and the 25-year-old vlogger and singer began dating in 2013 and got married two years later in 2015. "I was just waiting for the right person..." It was real special to her. It seemed like their relationship was going strong in December, when Logic surprised Andrea with a Mercedes-Benz G-Class, and then in January, when Andrea accompanied the rapper to the Grammys , where ... (more...)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Officially Announced Coming September 14 Shadow of the Tomb Raider Officially Announced Coming September 14
- March 17, 2018

Now she has to try and stop them - and that's where the hard tomb raiding begins. Suddenly, a hopeful clue arrives, causing her to launch a unsafe mission to find him, braving the jungles, rapids and cliffs of a remote Pacific island. (more...)
Shepard Smith announces 'previously planned' vacation amid Hannity, Ingraham spat Shepard Smith announces 'previously planned' vacation amid Hannity, Ingraham spat
- March 17, 2018

He joked that when he returns, "everything will be peachy-keen and hunky-dory" - apparently in reference to the simmering feud with Hannity . At the same time , he has sought to convince viewers that fact-based reporting is actually just another perspective, no more impartial or authoritative than his own - and probably less so. (more...)
Donald Trump Unveils a Barbaric New Plan to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic Donald Trump Unveils a Barbaric New Plan to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic
- March 17, 2018

But while most of those health-focused initiatives have been popular sticking points for health officials, addiction experts, and Trump's opioid commission , the president's plan also includes a number of more controversial, law enforcement-based tactics, including an easier path to mandatory minimum prison sentences and the addition of the death penalty for convicted drug dealers . (more...)
WWE Announces Location for WrestleMania 35 Next Year WWE Announces Location for WrestleMania 35 Next Year
- March 17, 2018

The weeklong showcase will also feature four events at Barclays Center. - Above is a new WWE Now video with Cathy Kelley looking at the controversial Road to WrestleMania 34 for Roman Reigns and WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar. The WWE reports that WrestleMania 29 brought in $72 million in gross revenue and had a sold-out crowd of 80,676 fans in attendance. The very first Wrestlemania was held at New York's Madison Square Garden in 1985. (more...)
In Response to Recent Deaths, FAA Halts In Response to Recent Deaths, FAA Halts "Doors-Off" Helicopter Flights Nationwide
- March 17, 2018

The pilot was able to remove himself from his harness and escape, but all five passengers died from accidental drowning, the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner said. The agency also says it will make sure there are no "safety gaps" for passengers by conducting a thorough review of its rules governing these flights. (more...)
How 'Sadist' Judge Has Kept Meek Mill From Superstardom How 'Sadist' Judge Has Kept Meek Mill From Superstardom
- March 17, 2018

The Philadelphia prosecutors are not opposed to the release of Meek Mill while he pleads a sentence of probation violation, on Wednesday, reproducing concerns about if his conviction would be upheld. kept secret. The officers on the list are deemed unfit to testify in court due to a history of unethical or illegal behavior such as lying, assaulting citizens, and being racist. (more...)
Listen now: Chris Stapleton covers Elton John's Listen now: Chris Stapleton covers Elton John's "I Want Love"
- March 16, 2018

One album, Revamp , will feature artists in the pop, rock and urban genres, while the other album, Restoration , goes for a country feel. Meanwhile, Mary J Blige will sing Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word , Alessia Cara takes on I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues and Florence & The Machine will cover Tiny Dancer . (more...)
Academy of Motion Pictures chief accused of sexual misconduct Academy of Motion Pictures chief accused of sexual misconduct
- March 16, 2018

Motion Picture Academy President John Bailey speaks at the Foreign Language Film nominees cocktail reception in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., March 2, 2018. The #MeToo and Time's Up initiatives were at the center of this year's Academy Awards, as host Jimmy Kimmel dedicated much of his opening monologue to addressing the sexual harassment and assault that's plagued Hollywood for years. (more...)
Lashana Lynch In Talks To Replace DeWanda Wise In Disney's 'Captain Marvel' Lashana Lynch In Talks To Replace DeWanda Wise In Disney's 'Captain Marvel'
- March 16, 2018

Case in point, THR is now reporting that Marvel's already found Wise's replacement and is actively closing a deal with them. Not much is known about the film's plot other then it will take place in the '90s before other MCU films, with the green-skinned extraterrestrial humanoid Skrulls as the main villains. (more...)