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Women's March 2018: Where, when and why Women's March 2018: Where, when and why
- January 23, 2018

The protests this year go beyond just fighting for women's rights in general, though that is still a primary focus. A demonstrator holds a sign during the Women's March on Washington on January 20. In New York , marchers who passed by Trump's International Hotel & Tower let their frustrations with the Commander-in-Chief be known by booing and yelling "shame, shame, shame", while giving the building the finger. (more...)
In shutdown fight, Democrats' Schumer keeps eye on November In shutdown fight, Democrats' Schumer keeps eye on November
- January 23, 2018

U.S. senators struck a deal yesterday to lift a three-day government shutdown as Democrats agreed to end the standoff in exchange for President Donald Trump's Republicans promising a debate on the future of young illegal immigrants . (more...)
Ryan Reynolds to Produce Clue Movie With Deadpool Writers Ryan Reynolds to Produce Clue Movie With Deadpool Writers
- January 23, 2018

The film will star Reynolds with " Deadpool " screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick penning the script. Reynolds was a producer on and starred in Fox's " Deadpool ", which grossed $783 million worldwide to become the highest-global grossing R-rated film of all time. (more...)
Louisan Sterling K. Brown wins SAG Award Louisan Sterling K. Brown wins SAG Award
- January 23, 2018

The actor reflected on how men should listen and assess their behavior when a woman speaks up about their actions. He did - before calling out another entity, the SAG Awards statue itself - at the third major film and TV awards event to be held in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sex abuse scandal and #MeToo movement. (more...)
Trump's voting commission requested data on Texans with Hispanic last names Trump's voting commission requested data on Texans with Hispanic last names
- January 23, 2018

White House officials claim that the commission never obtained the Texas data because a voting rights group filed a lawsuit that blocked any exchange. "At no time did the commission request any state to flag surnames by ethnicity or race. Commission members" claims to have "no idea' that this data was requested shows, once again, the Commission's dysfunction from the beginning". (more...)
Bill Cosby returns to the stage for first time in 3 years Bill Cosby returns to the stage for first time in 3 years
- January 23, 2018

Cosby posed for photos with friends, including a couple he honoured at the start of his set. A friendly hometown crowd witnessing Bill Cosby's first public performance since a sex abuse scandal embroiled him in 2015 has applauded and laughed at his jokes. (more...)
Guards block French prisons as assault protest enters week 2 Guards block French prisons as assault protest enters week 2
- January 23, 2018

Figures provided by the prisons' administration said 87 of the country's 188 detention facilities had been affected to one degree or another by the strike action - around 46%. His union is demanding higher wages and rapid hiring of 2,400 staff. Officers fired teargas as scuffles broke out at the Fleury-Mérogis prison, south of Paris, where guards are protesting after a series of attacks on staff. (more...)
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) EVP Sells 4250 Shares of Stock
- January 23, 2018

Kelly Lawrence W And Ca invested in 0.6% or 20,707 shares. The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,030,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,500,000. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $109 target in Thursday, September 15 report. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James on Wednesday, July 19 to "Outperform". (more...)
Coutinho nearing Barca debut Coutinho nearing Barca debut
- January 23, 2018

And now the time has arrived to see him in action as he plans his injury return. Coutinho could make his debut in the Catalan derby against Espanyol - the club he played at on loan from Espanyol in 2012 - on February 4. But he joined up with his team-mates for a session on Saturday as they prepared for their league match against Real Betis on Sunday. Ernesto Valverde's men are unbeaten in 29 matches in all competitions, although their neighbours would like nothing more than ending that ... (more...)
Things to know about California parents accused of torture Things to know about California parents accused of torture
- January 23, 2018

David , 57 and Louise, 49, have both been charged with child abuse. David Turpin was also charged with committing a lewd act against a child by force or fear or duress, District Attorney Mike Hestrin told a press conference , adding that bail had been set at US$13 million for each of the defendants. (more...)
Neil Diamond Retires From Touring After Parkinson's Diagnosis Neil Diamond Retires From Touring After Parkinson's Diagnosis
- January 23, 2018

The 50th Anniversary Tour finished in London in October and was due to start again in New Zealand on March 15 before a string of indoor and winery shows in Australia. Neil's sad news comes after a busy year of touring across North America and Europe. This would have been the third leg of Diamond's massive 50th anniversary tour which he has already played across the U.S. (more...)
Baby dies after mother falls asleep in bathtub, deputies say Baby dies after mother falls asleep in bathtub, deputies say
- January 23, 2018

Feeney was administering CPR on the child when deputies arrived. Feeney undressed him and placed him in the tub with her, deputies said. Rosa Regina Feeney, 35, was charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child and child neglect. She seemed drunk during her contact with law enforcement and medical professionals, authorities said. Feeney, who deputies determined was "directly responsible" for the boy's death, is being held in the Brevard County Jail on a $60,000 (£42,800) bail after her ... (more...)
"Three Billboards" wins big at SAG Awards
- January 23, 2018

Timothy Simons said Louis-Dreyfus has been in good spirits during her fight with cancer. "I have the flu and I'm playing a pretty out there raw character right now so I've been having trouble shedding it but I'm here and I'm incredibly grateful", she added. (more...)
What's World Economic Forum and why does Davos matter? What's World Economic Forum and why does Davos matter?
- January 23, 2018

Davos officials said in a statement Monday that "the extremely tight space situation due to the enormous amount of new snow doesn't allow for a rally in the coming days". "We are used to the visits of presidents". "And that's a big if", Rediker said. The charge will be led by French President Emmanuel Macron, the new star of European politics, who in an audacious move, has invited numerous business leaders who will be in Davos to the Palace of Versailles on Monday to press them to ... (more...)
Modi leaves for Davos to attend WEF Modi leaves for Davos to attend WEF
- January 23, 2018

Over 3,000 world leaders from business, politics, art, academia and civil society will attend the 48th WEF annual meeting in the small ski resort town on snow-covered Alps mountains. He also denied that the prime focus of India's foreign policy was to isolate Pakistan internationally. Airbus, Hitachi, BAE Systems and IBM CEOs will be part of the meet. (more...)
Boston College Defenseman Out Indefinitely After Being Attacked Boston College Defenseman Out Indefinitely After Being Attacked
- January 23, 2018

Lohan is now a graduate student pursuing a master's degree in sports administration at BC's Woods College of Advancing Studies, according to his player profile on the Boston College athletics website. Lohan is a graduate student at Boston College. A hockey player who served as the University of Michigan's assistant captain last season is out indefinitely after he was victimized by an unprovoked assault in Boston. (more...)
Famous actress: I'm 'happy' with Trump, and 'now my career is over' Famous actress: I'm 'happy' with Trump, and 'now my career is over'
- January 23, 2018

Suzanne Somers is saying it loud and proud. she's a huge fan of President Trump , and she also believes she's committing career suicide by saying that. "Let's just like get it all together", she laughed. ABC only offered her a $5,000 increase and subsequently fired her when she missed two episodes in protest. (more...)
Salman's Tiger Zinda Hai to suprass Aamir's PK box office collections? Salman's Tiger Zinda Hai to suprass Aamir's PK box office collections?
- January 23, 2018

But will it cross Aamir Khan's PK's domestic box office collection? Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar's latest outing Tiger Zinda Hai has done an incredible business at the Box Office. 6.97 cr remains as the leader. TZH needs to earn an additional Rs 8 crores at the box office to beat PK's lifetime collections. Tiger Zinda Hai is directed by Sultan helmer Ali Abbas Zafar. (more...)
Women on focus at 24th annual SAG Awards Women on focus at 24th annual SAG Awards
- January 23, 2018

The ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium will be broadcast live on TNT and TBS beginning at 8 p.m. Lifetime achievement award recipient Morgan Freeman kept his remarks brief. In the film category, Gary Oldman won the Best Actor award for his role in " Darkest Hour " while " Wonder Woman " won Best Stunt Ensemble. Joining that movie in the running for best cast - the SAG's top award - are romantic comedy " The Big Sick ", racial satire " Get Out ", offbeat dramedy " Lady Bird " ... (more...)
Guitar Hero Meets VR Lightsabers
- January 23, 2018

Just like any rhythm videogame, the essence is to interact with objects at specific times to the music, made all the more hard by fast beats and specific actions. Released by independent game studio Hyperbolic Magnetism , Beat Saber combines the latest in virtual reality technology with a Star Wars inspired twist. (more...)
Migos Debut New Track Migos Debut New Track "Supastars"
- January 23, 2018

The project's executive producers are Quavo and DJ Durel. Their latest track follows "Stir Fry" produced by Pharrell and the Cardi B and Nick Minaj-assisted "Motorsport". Culture II is set to drop on January 26 via Quality Control / Capital Records. It's already poised to be one of the biggest albums of the year, and hopefully Migos can improve on the stellar original. (more...)
John Cena in Talks to Star in Duke Nukem Movie John Cena in Talks to Star in Duke Nukem Movie
- January 23, 2018

Paramount is behind the project, and the studio has worked with Cena before ( Daddy's Home ). Platinum Dunes is one of the companies behind The Purge action franchise and has produced the Ninja Turtles movies for Paramount. He's appeared in 19 video games as the title character, most recently in " Duke Nukem 3D: World Tour". Taking into account Cena's full schedule, it remains unclear exactly when he'll have time to shoot Duke Nukem and when the film will even be scheduled for release. (more...)
Sarah Sanders admits shutdown ended because Trump stayed in hiding Sarah Sanders admits shutdown ended because Trump stayed in hiding
- January 23, 2018

Monday Morning but got pushed back. On Saturday, thirteen hours into the government shutdown, Schumer made a flagrant attempt to peel Trump away from his Republican colleagues and White House aides, casting rhetorical flies to try to hook the President into a deal his party may not support. (more...)
Maisie Williams Will Be a Bridesmaid at Sophie Turner's Wedding! Maisie Williams Will Be a Bridesmaid at Sophie Turner's Wedding!
- January 23, 2018

Asked if she was "bidding for a role as bridesmaid", Williams shared that she has already landed the gig. Sophie Turner has asked " Game of Thrones " co-star Maisie Williams to be her bridesmaid. "I think she's already letting her little heart wonder and imagine", Williams said. "Oh, I already got it! ". As previously reported, Turner, 21, and the DNCE frontman, 28, who started dating in Fall 2016, announced their engagement with matching Instagram posts in October 2017. (more...)
AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Down 10 Cents AAA Michigan: Gas Prices Down 10 Cents
- January 23, 2018

Chattanooga- $2.25/g, up 0.9 cents per gallon from last week's $2.24/g. Fuel prices typically fall in January because of the slower demand and the use of cheaper winter-grade gasoline, but those seasonal moves are offset this year by oil prices hitting their highest levels since the end of 2014. (more...)
Axis Bank net rises 25% on lower base Axis Bank net rises 25% on lower base
- January 23, 2018

The bank reported a net profit of 7.26 billion rupees ($113.86 million) for the third quarter, up from 5.80 billion rupees a year ago but slightly below an average estimate of 7.98 billion rupees from 21 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters. Jairam Sridharan, Chief financial Officer at Axis Bank, said that the bank's watchlist of doubtful accounts now account for exposure of just Rs 5,300 crore, as against Rs 22,600 crore seven quarters ago. (more...)
Oscars 2018: Envelope procedures tighten after last year's Best Picture mishap Oscars 2018: Envelope procedures tighten after last year's Best Picture mishap
- January 23, 2018

The company's United States chairman Tim Ryan told the Associated Press that for the first time, he will be personally involved with Oscar operations this year. The confusion previous year was a result of Dunaway and Beatty announcing from a duplicate best-actress envelope that read " Emma Stone , La La Land " instead of a best-picture envelope that read " Moonlight ". (more...)
Watch Nicole Kidman speak out against ageism in Hollywood Watch Nicole Kidman speak out against ageism in Hollywood
- January 23, 2018

Kidman spoke passionately about how great it felt to receive such a high honor "at this stage in my life. and at this time in the industry", referencing the #MeToo and Time's Up campaigns. "We can continue to do this but only with support of this industry and that money and passion", she said. "I've worked for (United Nations) women ... (more...)
Kate Middleton's reason for having a home birth Kate Middleton's reason for having a home birth
- January 23, 2018

She has discussed it with William and he is being very supportive. However, the Duchess of Cambridge could be considering something a little different for her third baby, with sources saying she's keen to have a home birth. She added: 'They were very concerned about the chaos caused with the first two children as hundreds of press and public camped outside for several days, and they would like to avoid a repeat if they could. (more...)
Bless! Idris Elba Wants a Woman to Play the Next James Bond Bless! Idris Elba Wants a Woman to Play the Next James Bond
- January 23, 2018

For so long there has been talk about Idris Elba playing James Bond . As for calls for him to take on the spy role, he fumed: 'It's interesting that the James Bond thing continues to go on. With a number of social movement cleansing Hollywood of its previous standards and formalities, let's hope we get to see a new Bond in the near future. (more...)

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