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"High Definition Vinyl" Is Happening, Possibly as Early as Next Year
- April 12, 2018

The process of creating "HD" vinyl includes converting audio digitally to a 3D topographic map. Lasers are then used to inscribe the map onto the "stamper", the part that stamps the grooves into the vinyl. The expected results reportedly include a 30 percent increase in playing time, amplitude and overall faithful sound reproduction. The company has revealed the purchase of a laser system, which they will use to produce test stampers for five to-be-determined "early mover" pressing plants. (more...)
Nicki Minaj Drops New 'Chun-Li' and 'Barbie Tingz' Nicki Minaj Drops New 'Chun-Li' and 'Barbie Tingz'
- April 12, 2018

I've already said she's an unbelievable artist, I pay my respects to her. Nicki Minaj has largely been off the scene since the holidays and fans have wondered what has kept her out of the limelight with concerns she wouldn't make a return to rapping. (more...)
Billy Mitchell stripped of all records on Twin Galaxies Billy Mitchell stripped of all records on Twin Galaxies
- April 12, 2018

In the 2007 documentary, The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters , Mitchell was seemingly the ideal antagonist for Steve Wiebe , a Donkey Kong player whose skills rivaled his own. Twin Galaxies has meticulously tested and investigated the dispute case assertions as well as a number of relevant contingent factors, such as the veracity of the actual video performances that the dispute claim assertions rely upon. (more...)
Ocean's 8 Counts Down to the Big Heist With New Trailer Ocean's 8 Counts Down to the Big Heist With New Trailer
- April 12, 2018

Also starring is Cate Blanchett , Anne Hathaway , Mindy Kaling , Sarah Paulson , Awkwafina , Rihanna , Helena Bonham Carter , Richard Armitage, and James Corden , with Gary Ross (Pleasantville, The Hunger Games ) directing from a script he co-wrote with Olivia Milch (Netflix's Dude ). (more...)
Prince William revealed their gender with Kate Middleton's third child Prince William revealed their gender with Kate Middleton's third child
- April 12, 2018

Middleton is due in April, and royal correspondent Emily Andrews speculated on the TV program Lorraine that the Duchess of Cambridge is potentially slated to welcome her baby on April 23. But even if they're not opting for Bend it Like Beckham vibes at the palace, it's entirely possible that Kate Middleton is about to give birth to a boy. (more...)
Mayor Kenney visits Meek Mill in prison Mayor Kenney visits Meek Mill in prison
- April 12, 2018

While Meek Mill may represent for Philadelphia and the Eagles, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft showed no hard feelings when he visited the rapper, who is now incarcerated at a Pennsylvania state prison for violating his probation. (more...)
Bomb attack girl elated by invitation to Prince Harry, Markle wedding
- April 12, 2018

Officials, however, were likely concerned Trump would feel snubbed if he was left out while his predecessor attended. There has been a considerable amount of speculation on whether or not Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will invite the Obamas and the Trumps to their wedding, but it turns out they've decided on neither. (more...)
First of 5 Cosby accusers to return to the stand First of 5 Cosby accusers to return to the stand
- April 12, 2018

When Cosby woke her up later, she said, she was undressed. Ms. Lasha, who now lives in California, said she had met Mr. Cosby when he contacted her about helping her with her career. Thomas is rejecting a defense lawyer's suggestion she was seeking a share of the spotlight and trying to profit off her experiences. Assistant District Attorney Stewart Ryan argued the defence will get a chance to test Lasha's credibility when she's cross-examined. (more...)
John Krasinski re-teams with 'A Quiet Place' producers John Krasinski re-teams with 'A Quiet Place' producers
- April 12, 2018

So far we know that it's an adaptation of a short story by Cecil Castellucci called " We Have Always Lived on Mars ", which is all about the descendants of a colony on Mars of humans that abandoned Earth many years ago. Krasinski found the story and brought it to his banner Platinum Dunes, according to sources. The movie revolves around a family trying to survive and adapt in a world that has been infested by blind animals that hunt based on sound. (more...)
Pakistan has made it to 'World's Most Admired People 2018' Pakistan has made it to 'World's Most Admired People 2018'
- April 12, 2018

Gates and Jolie have left behind the likes of Obamas, Pope Francis, Queen Elizabeth II and Oprah. The survey conducted in the USA had their former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama topping the list. The male list was full of men from different political, business and sporting backgrounds. The female top 20 was dominated by entertainers with 14 of the most admired women being actresses, singers or TV presenters, although some are also notable for their humanitarian ... (more...)
Donnie Yen cast in live-action Mulan Donnie Yen cast in live-action Mulan
- April 12, 2018

Yen's character is Commander Tung, a mentor and teacher to Mulan . Mulan is adding Donnie Yen to the cast! Yen previously worked with Disney on the Star Wars prequel Rogue One: A Star Wars Story , which saw him take on the role of a blind warrior fuelled by faith in the Force. (more...)
Everything You Need to Know About Khloé Kardashian's Ongoing Tabloid Drama Everything You Need to Know About Khloé Kardashian's Ongoing Tabloid Drama
- April 12, 2018

However, TMZ later reported that the identity of the woman pictured in the NYC hotel video is an Instagram model named Lani Blair , and that the woman identified as " Ms Stephaniee " appears to have no involvement in Thompson's cheating scandal . (more...)
EPS for Baxter International Inc. (BAX) Expected At $0.62 on April, 25
- April 12, 2018

BAX outperformed by 13.61% the S&P 500. The stock 0.99% or $0 during the last trading session, reaching $0.01. Now the institutional investor is holding 9.98 million shares, compared to the 10.10M from the previous quarter. CVS's profit will be $1.42 billion for 11.26 P/E if the $1.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.64 actual EPS reported by Baxter International Inc . for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.13% negative EPS growth . (more...)
Trump abandons trip to focus on Syria Trump abandons trip to focus on Syria
- April 12, 2018

Some NGOs, including the White Helmets, claim that chemical weapons were used in Douma, a suburb of the Syrian capital on April 7. The Prime Minister sidestepped questions over whether she was concerned about the U.S. the missiles will be downed and even the sources from which the missiles were fired", Alexander Zasypkin told Hezbollah's al-Manar TV on Tuesday evening, speaking in Arabic, according to Reuters. (more...)
Here's Why Barack & Michelle Obama Didn't Receive a Royal Wedding Invite
- April 12, 2018

As the anticipation mounts ahead of Prince Harry's wedding to Meghan Markle next month, it has been revealed that the couple's nuptials are set to be commemorated with a royal fragrance. "Whether you choose to eat your toast and Marmite (Harry's favourite snack*) from, or hang it on your wall, this plate won't fail to raise a smile and evoke pride in our country's most cherished couple". (more...)
Neither Obama Nor Trump Will Be Invited To The Royal Wedding
- April 12, 2018

The decision was reached after royal officials consulted with the British government to go over protocol and precedent. The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is, no doubt, an important national occasion, but Harry is not in the immediate line of succession. (more...)
Man charged with stealing from storage facility Man charged with stealing from storage facility
- April 12, 2018

North Platte police were called to a residence in the 500 block of McDonald Road about 7 p.m. Tuesday. When they returned, they found a odd auto in the driveway and a man in their home. Once inside, police said he took the cash drawer and numerous packs of cigarettes. A 45-year-old man from Bodden Town who was netted by police following two burglaries in the district last week also admitted using drugs when he was arrested. (more...)
Mariah Carey opens up about battle with bipolar disorder Mariah Carey opens up about battle with bipolar disorder
- April 12, 2018

It was too heavy a burden to carry and I simply couldn't do that anymore. Carey, one of the best-selling music artists in the world with 200 million records sold and hits like "We Belong Together", said she was taking medication for the bipolar II form of the disorder, which is marked by less severe mood swings between depression and hyperactivity. (more...)
Here's What Attorney-Client Privilege Actually Covers Here's What Attorney-Client Privilege Actually Covers
- April 12, 2018

Did the Justice Department violate attorney-client privilege? It's based on the idea that a lawyer must have a complete picture of a situation to provide sound legal advice. The rules also say that lawyers who are not otherwise involved in the case had to be brought in to review what was collected to "ensure privileged materials are not improperly viewed, seized or retained during the course of the search". (more...)
Mandzukic sets Champions League records to spark Juventus comeback Mandzukic sets Champions League records to spark Juventus comeback
- April 12, 2018

They played well but we were just average, the difference is we kept believing until the end. The ball fell for Isco and the Spanish player placed it past Buffon. In added time at the end of a pulsating first half, Raphael Varane saw his header from six yards out rebound off the bar after being picked out by Toni Kroos' delivery from the left. (more...)
Second-time dad Seth Meyers gets Uber refund Second-time dad Seth Meyers gets Uber refund
- April 12, 2018

Members of the New York City Fire Department came and wound up cutting the umbilical cord. An unusual way to meet the neighbours, for sure, but the couple and their kids seem to have been welcomed warmly by their fellow building inhabitants - many bystanders helped keep the baby warm by putting towels in their dryers and bringing them to the newborn. (more...)
'Avengers: Infinity War' Presales On a Record-Breaking Track
- April 12, 2018

Moreover, in a shocking narrative, Infinity War has already sold more advance tickets than all seven of the previous MCU movies combined . At this time, Infinity War is expected to generate upwards of $175 to $200 million its opening weekend. (more...)
Pep Guardiola points finger at officials after Manchester City's Champions League exit Pep Guardiola points finger at officials after Manchester City's Champions League exit
- April 12, 2018

Second-half goals from Moh Salah and Roberto Firmino helped The Reds win the match and crushing any hopes of City making a comeback. A clearly riled up Guardiola remonstrated on the pitch at half-time and was duly sent to the stands by referee Antonio Miguel Mateu Lahoz and the Spaniard explained what decisions he clearly felt were mistakes from officials. (more...)
Kevin Spacey sex crimes case under review by district attorney Kevin Spacey sex crimes case under review by district attorney
- April 12, 2018

The county sheriff's department presented results of its investigation of the matter to the district attorney last week, five months after Spacey was sacked from the Netflix television drama " House of Cards " over sexual misconduct accusations. (more...)
She's Back! Nicki Minaj to Release Two New Songs This Thursday She's Back! Nicki Minaj to Release Two New Songs This Thursday
- April 12, 2018

Announcing the title Chun-Li, Minaj donned a Fendi outfit: a printed pair of thongs topped with a similar printed coat which revealed a little of her cleavage. Nicki has remained disappeared from social media and the public eye since December. Though she hasn't released an album since The Pinkprint in 2014, Minaj has been collaborating with Lil Uzi Vert on "The Way Life Goes", Travis Scott on "Krippy Kush", Migos "Motorsport" and Yo Gotti "Rake It Up". (more...)
Sacha Baron Cohen Starring In The Spy Sacha Baron Cohen Starring In The Spy
- April 12, 2018

Cohen managed to embed himself into Syrian high society and rise through the ranks of their politics. His influence and his untimely death help mold the Middle East as it is today. Baron Cohen's feature credits also include Les Misérables, Hugo, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and the Madagascar animated franchise. (more...)
Cosby accuser to face cross-examination in sexual assault trial Cosby accuser to face cross-examination in sexual assault trial
- April 12, 2018

She'd been invited to Cosby's private home for an audition, she explained to the court and in A&E's special Cosby: The Women Speak . She said Cosby gave her a little blue pill he described as an antihistamine to help her get over a cold, along with two shots of amaretto "to help break up the cough". (more...)
Even Drake wants a Hotline Bling emote in Fortnite Even Drake wants a Hotline Bling emote in Fortnite
- April 11, 2018

Last night they did it again, and while they didn't attract the same number of viewers, Drake did say that he'll drop some Fortnite into his next album-if Epic hands over the bling first. Playing one last game before Drake had "to go to work", presumably in a recording studio in London after flagging potential latency issues from playing on an European Union server, Ninja managed to win the match with 16 kills. (more...)
Condolences pour in for late ANC veteran Zola Skweyiya Condolences pour in for late ANC veteran Zola Skweyiya
- April 11, 2018

Skweyiya has also been credited with the creation of the South African Social Security Agency, in which millions of people receive state grants. After his return to South Africa in 1990, he was elected to Parliament in 1994 and joined the Cabinet as minister of public service and administration in the same year. (more...)
Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) - Hot stock Alert
- April 11, 2018

Institutions purchase large blocks of a company's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. ( EXEL ) have caught the attention of the Wall Street community. RSI is an extremely popular momentum indicator, the Relative Strength Index (RSI) also developed by J. Welles Wilder, is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of price movements. (more...)

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