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Madonna Loses Lawsuit Over Tupac Letter After Waiting Too Long to Sue Madonna Loses Lawsuit Over Tupac Letter After Waiting Too Long to Sue
- April 24, 2018

Lebovits, in a decision dated last week but made public Monday, also questioned why Madonna was pursuing Lutz and not the singer's assistants, who Madonna said had handed items to the art dealer. She had described some of the items as "highly confidential and embarrassing". "It's a clear-cut victory for us", gottahaverockandroll.com co-owner Ed Kosinski said. (more...)
Kelly Mounting 'Comeback Campaign' After Being Dropped By Publicist, Lawyer, and Assistant Kelly Mounting 'Comeback Campaign' After Being Dropped By Publicist, Lawyer, and Assistant
- April 24, 2018

Rolling Stone adds that Kelly's executive assistant, Diana Copeland , parted ways with Kelly as of April 1st. Kelly's lawyer, Linda Mensch , has also dropped the Grammy victor as a client. These allegations were reported about extensively a year ago via Buzzfeed in a report that also alleged the singer was running a "cult" that allowed him to sexually abuse and control young women. (more...)
Loomis Sayles & Company LP Increased Oracle Corp (ORCL) Stake by $306.80 Million
- April 24, 2018

The stock decreased 1.89% or $29.42 during the last trading session, reaching $1527.49. Loomis Sayles & Company LP reduced its stake in Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) by 125,644 shares to 237,535 shares, valued at $25.10 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. (more...)
Governor Wolf Urges Commonsense Gun Safety, Background Checks on All Gun Purchases Governor Wolf Urges Commonsense Gun Safety, Background Checks on All Gun Purchases
- April 24, 2018

I'd rather start off with encouragement. The executive order follows a report by The Cincinnati Enquirer that found dozens of state courts often failed to update NICS, creating a loophole for convicted criminals to purchase weapons. Without proper background information, Delbert said, "We inadvertently can let somebody who is a prohibited person to own a gun walk out the door". (more...)
Kevin Smith becomes Weight Watchers ambassador after 'massive' heart attack Kevin Smith becomes Weight Watchers ambassador after 'massive' heart attack
- April 24, 2018

So I wasn't getting proper oxygen and stuff, so now I feel great, man. So I was terrified of that in the operating room. So we get to go see it at the Tribeca Film Festival tomorrow. A couple of months ago, Kevin Smith was rushed to the hospital after having some chest pains during one of his standup shows. Smith told the " Today " show hosts that he's well on his way to his goal of shedding 50 pounds thanks to the help of Weight Watchers and magician Penn Jillette's book, which credits ... (more...)
Throw out genocide conviction: Karadzic Throw out genocide conviction: Karadzic
- April 24, 2018

On Tuesday it is the prosecution's turn, and its own appeal against Karadzic's conviction. At the original verdict judges ruled Karadzic was "at the apex of political and military structures" of the Bosnian Serb leadership and "at the forefront of developing and promoting its ideologies". (more...)
Elli Avram shares picture with Salman, Iulia; deletes it soon after Elli Avram shares picture with Salman, Iulia; deletes it soon after
- April 24, 2018

From wrapping up the shooting of Race 3 to prepping up for Ali Abbas Zafar's Bharat , Salman has been one busy man. Elli AvrRam , who was enjoying a downtime with her family in Sweden, flew back in the bay last week. Her picture with Khan is a black and white image, while the one with Vantur is full of colours. It appears that Elli did visit Salman and Iulia in Mumbai as her Instagram account has picture of her with both of them (individually) and renowned singer Akon. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel Celebrates Son Billy's First Birthday After His Health Complications Jimmy Kimmel Celebrates Son Billy's First Birthday After His Health Complications
- April 24, 2018

The touching photo shows Billy enjoying a birthday dessert while wearing a cute party hat. The 50-year-old also asked his 11.5 million followers to register to vote as a gift to Billy , to no doubt improve the healthcare system in the US. (more...)
Ebrahim Rasool to lead ANC's Western Cape elections campaign Ebrahim Rasool to lead ANC's Western Cape elections campaign
- April 24, 2018

He credited De Lille with giving the ANC a "tough time" in the Cape Town Metro and for doubling the number of votes for the DA. "Why would I reject such a lovely person?" For those who left the ANC, we want them come back. Rasool said that this renewal had also "coincided with the DA's implosion". "Council elected her and only council has the power to remove her", Rasool said. (more...)
Raymond James & Associates Has $3.09 Million Stake in Dunkin' Brands (DNKN)
- April 24, 2018

Dunkin' Brands's revenue for the quarter was up 5.3% on a year-over-year basis. ( NASDAQ : DNKN ) has risen 6.77% since April 21, 2017 and is uptrending. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, August 19 with "Outperform". Using market capitalization to show the size of a company is important because company size is a basic determinant of various characteristics in which investors are interested, including risk. (more...)
ANN7 and The New Age get rebranded ANN7 and The New Age get rebranded
- April 24, 2018

Manyi announced on Saturday that the R450-million price tag had to be renegotiated and was lowered, leading to a full settlement. The New Age and ANN7, like many other Gupta-owned firms, have fallen on hard times since the Guptas left the country in the wake of revelations about their alleged role in state capture. (more...)
Alabama state offices closed in observance of Confederate Memorial Day Alabama state offices closed in observance of Confederate Memorial Day
- April 24, 2018

Georgia also forbids the display of Confederate symbols. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant issued a proclamation in 2016 declaring April as Confederate Heritage Month in his state. Mississippi's is observed one week later this year on April 30. "It is time to move forward". The groups are hoping by speaking up the state will make the necessary changes. (more...)
"Spider-Man: Homecoming" Sequel Will See The New Avenger Traveling The Globe
- April 24, 2018

According to studio head Kevin Feige , there's still plenty of material to mine, and much of it is likely to spring from a hunger for more diverse and inclusive stories. "I've said before, it's gotten entirely out of hand". "I think you'll see more and more of that in front of the camera, behind the camera and that that is what is required of us as storytellers". (more...)
Sarah Sanders Swats Away Race-Baiting Question From CNN's Jim Acosta Sarah Sanders Swats Away Race-Baiting Question From CNN's Jim Acosta
- April 24, 2018

Trump himself, in a tweet on Sunday, suggested Kim had agreed to denuclearization, but South Korean interlocutors say he has only agreed to discuss the subject at a prospective meeting with the American president. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders' comments appeared to leave open the possibility of easing the USA -led "maximum pressure" campaign before North Korea had completely given up its nuclear weapons. (more...)
Goldman Sachs Hires Crypto Trader Schmidt to Lead Digital Assets Goldman Sachs Hires Crypto Trader Schmidt to Lead Digital Assets
- April 24, 2018

Goldman Sachs still denies it's launching a cryptocurrency trading desk, but that may not be true for much longer. "At this point, we have not reached a conclusion on the scope of our digital asset offering". Serving as a middleman Goldman Sachs enables customers to gain access to bitcoin on exchanges by placing an order via the bank, which is a member of the exchanges. (more...)
Theft of $1.2M in fajitas results in 50-year prison sentence Theft of $1.2M in fajitas results in 50-year prison sentence
- April 24, 2018

According to the Dallas Morning News , the kitchen worker who answered the phone informed the driver that they didn't serve fajitas. Turns out, the center doesn't serve Tex-Mex, but the driver said he had been delivering fajita meat to the center for 9 years! Escamilla was sacked in August and arrested after authorities checked vendor invoices and obtained a search warrant that uncovered county-funded fajitas in his refrigerator. (more...)
Taylor Swift's stalker arrested after breaking into singer's apartment Taylor Swift's stalker arrested after breaking into singer's apartment
- April 24, 2018

Law enforcement sources told TMZ that Roger Alvarado allegedly used a ladder to get into the Tribeca brownstone, and broke a window with his hand. Earlier last week another man wearing a mask and rubber gloves and armed with a knife, a rope, and live rounds of ammunition was arrested outside that same Beverly hills property. (more...)
Dragon Ball FighterZ DLC character Fused Zamasu first screenshots
- April 24, 2018

It's a competitive fighter, as well as a Dragon Ball side story. An additional link was provided there that leads to Bandai Namco's site where the FighterZ Pass is sold, a deal that guarantees players access to eight different DLC characters along with their respective stamps and alternate colors. (more...)
J Cole Breaks Apple's 24-hour Streaming Record With Surprise Album J Cole Breaks Apple's 24-hour Streaming Record With Surprise Album
- April 24, 2018

J. Cole beat out the previous record holder, Drake , for his album Views by nearly 1 million views . In addition to the new record, Apple Music also held a majority of the streaming share in the market for KOD , reaching 66 percent in the US. (more...)
Bail Hearing For Actress In Upstate Sex Trafficking Case Bail Hearing For Actress In Upstate Sex Trafficking Case
- April 24, 2018

Prosecutors said she was involved with the cult-like organization Nxivm and helped find women to serve as sex slaves for its leader, Keith Raniere . "They nicknamed her Pimp Mack". Mack entered her plea of " not guilty " in federal court in Brooklyn. Mack, who normally posts frequently on Instagram, has been silent on her social media channels since Raniere's arrest. (more...)
Voter registration deadline is Tuesday Voter registration deadline is Tuesday
- April 24, 2018

The online option is available to those with a valid OR driver's license, DMV-issued identification card OR learner's permit. Mailed vote registration applications must be sent to the Halifax County voter registration and elections office postmarked on or before the deadline. (more...)
New 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Character Posters Spotlight The Crew New 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Character Posters Spotlight The Crew
- April 24, 2018

Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and risky criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga's most unlikely heroes. (more...)
Scorpio Tankers (STNG) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
- April 24, 2018

State Of Tennessee Treasury Department who had been investing in Visteon Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.61B market cap company. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of STNG in report on Friday, May 26 with "Buy" rating . Bank of America downgraded the stock to "Underperform" rating in Tuesday, January 17 report. (more...)
Careem hit by cyber-attack affecting 14 million users Careem hit by cyber-attack affecting 14 million users
- April 24, 2018

The ride-hailing service giant claimed however, that customers' credit card information and their passwords were not affected during the attack. It immediately investigated the incident, and together with an external cyber security firm put in place measures to protect the data and ensure its services were not disrupted. (more...)
Paris Jackson responds to family concern Paris Jackson responds to family concern
- April 24, 2018

Page Six reports they're so anxious they're afraid to even tell her homophobic grandmother and abusive grandfather. Because we talk all the time. "If you're anxious about me, call me", Jackson said at the end. The star briefly loses her balance and falls into Cara's arms saying: "I nearly died". Clearing the air in the same set of Instagram stories , Paris also drew our attention to an interview her aunt La Toya Jackson did where she applauded Paris for being a "remarkable" woman. (more...)
Thandie Newton Praises HBO for Giving Women Pay Equality Thandie Newton Praises HBO for Giving Women Pay Equality
- April 24, 2018

The " Westworld " star said she shared her story of abuse to help others who might have been put in similar compromising situations are herself. "F-k that. Actress Thandie Newton attends a screening of " Westworld " at the BMCC Tribeca PAC during the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival on Thursday, April 19, 2018, in NY. (more...)
Eminem Celebrates an Important Recovery Milestone -- 10 Years Sober Eminem Celebrates an Important Recovery Milestone -- 10 Years Sober
- April 24, 2018

The next thing you know I've written a whole song in an hour. After a relapse in 2006 and a near death experience due to methadone overdose, the singer chose to go clean and his streak seems pretty badass just like him. Describing his sprints as a "natural endorphin high" it wasn't long before the hip hop artist was clocking up 17 miles a day through jogging and the treadmill alone. (more...)
Kehlani Comes Out As Queer Over Twitter Kehlani Comes Out As Queer Over Twitter
- April 24, 2018

In subsequent tweets , some of which have also been deleted, Kehlani said a group of people that rhymes with "braight ben" were the only ones "tweakin' and offended" by her tweets. This attracted praise from many commenters, with some hailing her as their "woke queen". Kehlani also deleted tweets criticizing people would break up with a guy after finding out he was bisexual or ambiguous, calling "bisexual men little gifts from God". (more...)
Netflix Debuts Trailer For THE RAIN Netflix Debuts Trailer For THE RAIN
- April 24, 2018

The Rain is created by Jannik Tai Mosholt (Borgen, Rita, Follow the Money), Esben Toft Jacobsen (The Great Bear, Beyond Beyond) and Christian Potalivo (Dicte, The New Tenants, Long Story Short). In their struggle for survival, they discover that even in a post-apocalyptic world there's still love, jealousy, coming of age, and numerous problems they thought they'd left behind with the disappearance of the world they once knew. (more...)
Bill Cosby defense blocked from using deposition, closing arguments expected Tuesdsay Bill Cosby defense blocked from using deposition, closing arguments expected Tuesdsay
- April 24, 2018

Cosby agreed to pay her $3.38 million to settle. Constand testified at Cosby's first trial past year that she and Williams were good friends and were in touch as she went to police in January 2005 with allegations the TV star drugged and molested her. (more...)

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