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Rubio: FBI Rubio: FBI "Utterly Failed" Florida School Shooting Victims
- February 18, 2018

Eighteen-year-old Meadow Pollack was next, with both she and Alyssa Alhadeff to be buried in the Garden of Aaron at the Star of David Memorial Gardens in North Lauderdale. An Uber driver reportedly told investigators they dropped Cruz off at the high school before the shooting. He had "multiple" magazines of bullets in a backpack. (more...)
Hosts crown 'Iron Man' Yun as skeleton emperor Hosts crown 'Iron Man' Yun as skeleton emperor
- February 18, 2018

A daunting task? Not for skeleton's new king. Yun was simply dominant. It arrived in what she called "the last critical section", about 6 seconds from the end of a race that took the victor 1 minute, 21.11 seconds to complete, just 0.01 seconds ahead of silver medalist Anna Veith of Austria, the 2014 champion. (more...)
Brandi Glanville Asks Omarosa of Trump: 'Did You Ever Sleep with Him?' Brandi Glanville Asks Omarosa of Trump: 'Did You Ever Sleep with Him?'
- February 18, 2018

Omarosa was boldly asked if she ever slept with Donald Trump and she spilled some more White House tea! Omarosa answers, and despite her and Trump never hooking up, the controversial reality star said someone in the White House is. "Oh, God that is disgusting", Newman adds. In earlier episodes, she admitted she was " haunted " by the president's tweets and expressed concern for our country under President Trump. (more...)
Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency Amid Wide Protests Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency Amid Wide Protests
- February 18, 2018

The announcement comes after the sudden resignation of the prime minister , who continues to run the government until a successor is appointed. Siraj Fegessa, Ethiopia's defense minister, told local media on Saturday that the state of emergency, due effective for six months, will bring together the country's security forces to ensure "the country's law and order is effectively maintained". (more...)
Message in 'Black Panther' deeper than just a movie Message in 'Black Panther' deeper than just a movie
- February 18, 2018

At theaters across the area, it was the hottest ticket. For the first time ever, they have a predominately black cast starring in a superhero movie directed by an African-American. The film offers a rich storyline that touches on family drama, racism, sexism, classism and more , but it's also a Marvel superhero movie , which means lots of action. (more...)
Florida shooter willing to plead guilty to avoid death penalty, attorney says Florida shooter willing to plead guilty to avoid death penalty, attorney says
- February 18, 2018

The FBI says its agents failed to investigate after receiving a tip last month that Cruz had a "desire to kill", access to guns and could be plotting an attack. But hopefully we can at least hold the responsible officials accountable for this failure of law enforcement. "He was just lost after that", said Gordon Weekes, one of his public defenders, referring to Cruz's mother's death from pneumonia last November. (more...)
Oscar Presenters to Include Tiffany Haddish, Chadwick Boseman, Laura Dern Oscar Presenters to Include Tiffany Haddish, Chadwick Boseman, Laura Dern
- February 17, 2018

Greta Gerwig has been nominated for best director for her directorial debut Lady Bird . The three Hollywood stars were winners in the acting categories at last year's awards: Stone won Best Actress for La La Land; Ali won Best Supporting Actor for Moonlight and Davis won Best Supporting Actress for Fences . (more...)
Marilyn Manson Cuts New York Set Short, Audience Chants Marilyn Manson Cuts New York Set Short, Audience Chants "Fuck You Manson"
- February 17, 2018

TMZ reports that the shock-rocker went on stage at the Paramount concert hall on Long Island 90 minutes late, struggled through five songs - mumbling incoherently at one point and appearing to improvise freaky lyrics - then "went into a meltdown " before walking off-stage. (more...)
Alpine skiing-: Holdener leaves Shiffrin trailing after slalom first leg Alpine skiing-: Holdener leaves Shiffrin trailing after slalom first leg
- February 17, 2018

Including, apparently, feeling sick to her stomach before the first run of the slalom. Shiffrin , who became the youngest Olympic athlete to win the gold in the slalom event when she did at the 2014 Games at age 18, could become the first repeat gold victor in the slalom event in Olympics history. (more...)
Trump laments violence but avoids mention of gun control Trump laments violence but avoids mention of gun control
- February 17, 2018

LatinaLista - It's not even March yet and the latest act of senseless violence, that happened in Parkland, Florida and took 17 precious lives yesterday, is already the 18th school shooting of 2018. Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, at a hearing about the federal budget. Not just about mental illness, and that's part of it. The district directed families to National Association of School Psychologists for resources, which the administration also shared with counselors and other staff ... (more...)
Nick Foles says people are recognizing him at Whole Foods now Nick Foles says people are recognizing him at Whole Foods now
- February 17, 2018

Now, has he heard from Tom Brady? Eagles quarterback Nick Foles didn't participate in 'Mean Tweets - NFL Edition' , on last night's " Jimmy Kimmel Live". Kimmel said a good way for Brady to make amends would be to send Foles a pair of Uggs. "In Super Bowl LII, we witnessed incredible resilience from a team who had been doubted throughout the entire playoffs, only to bring us one of the greatest Super Bowl games ever played." said Bill Perrault, Senior Vice President, Marketing and ... (more...)
Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo welcome baby number two Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo welcome baby number two
- February 17, 2018

News of their second child's birth comes three months after Levine revealed on "Ellen" that he and his wife were expecting a daughter. After a pregnancy full of social media updates, Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo recently welcomed their second daughter , Geo Grace Levine into the family. (more...)
Aniston and Theroux split
- February 17, 2018

However, Pitt and Aniston are likely not going to fulfill those wishes. "He's been on casual dates, but none of them have evolved into anything serious", the source said. Huh. Maybe they are not such good friends after all, seeing how Justin is so jealous of Jennifer's closeness with Brad. They were engaged in 2012 and were married in secret in 2015 in the backyard of Aniston's Bel-Air mansion. (more...)
Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott's first loved-up snap Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott's first loved-up snap
- February 17, 2018

The rapper, 28, made it clear on the morning show Everyday Struggle Wednesday that there is "no bad blood" between the two after their split in April 2017. They have mostly kept their relationship away from the media, only sharing intimate details like when they got matching butterfly tattoos and the gifts he gave her on her birthday, before she disappeared entirely when the news of her pregnancy surfaced. (more...)
Drake spent $1 million on charitable gestures for 'God's Plan' video Drake spent $1 million on charitable gestures for 'God's Plan' video
- February 16, 2018

Each kind act was caught on camera and cut together for Drake's new promo, which he released online on Friday. The " God's Plan " video opens with text explaining that Drake's label set aside just under $1 million for the clip, and that he and his team gave all of it away. (more...)
Chinese New Year TV show sparks fury with blackface sketch Chinese New Year TV show sparks fury with blackface sketch
- February 16, 2018

A comedy sketch on a variety show in China celebrating the Lunar New Year featured a woman in blackface. In a video of the play, it could be seen that the host of the show is approached by a friend, a role played by a black woman. It's Africa, so bring out tribal dancers & animals? After a bit of a wordplay, she theatrically exclaimed how much she loved China, noting that the world's second biggest economy had done a lot for Africa. (more...)
Second woman alleges Trump affair - and cover-up Second woman alleges Trump affair - and cover-up
- February 16, 2018

One such event was the Lake Tahoe golf tournament - the same place where Trump allegedly began an affair with pornstar Stormy Daniels that same year. In a statement to The New Yorker , the company denied that having exclusive rights to McDougal's story left it with any influence over the president, saying that contention "while flattering, is laughable". (more...)
Deere reports 1st quarter loss, higher sales and revenue Deere reports 1st quarter loss, higher sales and revenue
- February 16, 2018

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. The fund owned 279,802 shares of the industrial products company's stock after selling 1,237 shares during the quarter. Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) has risen 46.99% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. Overall revenues rose 23 per cent to $6.91-billion in the quarter ending January 28. (more...)
'Bachelor In Paradise' Couple Carly Waddell, Evan Bass Welcome Baby Girl 'Bachelor In Paradise' Couple Carly Waddell, Evan Bass Welcome Baby Girl
- February 16, 2018

Carly Waddell and Evan Bass welcomed a baby girl on Thursday. He noted, "I cried a lot during the birth!" "She weighs 6lbs 8oz and has now stolen her dad's heart". Bass proposed to Waddell on the show last September, telling her 'the love I feel from you is the most unbelievable, inexplicable, mind-blowing thing that I just never in a million years thought I would get. (more...)
PSG's squabbling begins after defeat to Real Madrid PSG's squabbling begins after defeat to Real Madrid
- February 16, 2018

Meanwhile, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane felt his team were worthy winners on the night. However, it was the introduction of Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez for Casemiro and Isco , respectively, that really made the difference. (more...)
"Black Panther" A True African Warrior has Risen
- February 16, 2018

AP is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. Black Panther is now in theaters. "You're teasing him again?" Directed by Ryan Coogler , the film reunites fans with Captain America: Civil War standout T'Challa, who is now the king and protector of Wakanda . (more...)
NRA Promotes Buying A Gun On Valentine's Day NRA Promotes Buying A Gun On Valentine's Day
- February 16, 2018

The New York Daily News , which has taken an aggressive editorial stance against gun violence and repeatedly called on lawmakers to push for more gun control measures, tweeted at several Republicans after they tweeted various iterations of "thoughts and prayers" to the victims. (more...)
Disney's Toy Story Land will open June 30 at Hollywood Studios Disney's Toy Story Land will open June 30 at Hollywood Studios
- February 16, 2018

Two of the rides already plotted for Toy Story Land include the Slinky Dog Dash and Alien Swirling Saucers. Toy Story Land is opening on June 30th at Disney's Hollywood Studios . Start booking your trips, because Toy Story Land is just around the corner! Toy Story Land also features a restaurant area called Woody's Lunch Box, which is a walk-up window serving Toy Story-themed treats and old-fashioned soda floats. (more...)
Amy Schumer only tried on one wedding dress Amy Schumer only tried on one wedding dress
- February 16, 2018

She must have really loved it, because she pulled it out again for BFF Amy Schumer's surprise wedding this week. "It was very sudden, but.I was sobbing the whole [time]". A third image really highlights the pair's happiness as Amy tenderly clutches Chris' arm while beaming as the sun sets behind them. The actress also gushed in her chat with ET that Amy's groom Chris wrote his own vows: 'It was attractive. (more...)
Why You Can Thank Sony For The Marvel Cinematic Universe Why You Can Thank Sony For The Marvel Cinematic Universe
- February 16, 2018

In the short-term, Sony's Spidey deal seemed to pay off: The Sam Raimi-Tobey Maguire trilogy made a ton of money, and along with Bryan Singer's X-Men from 2000, truly jump-started the superhero economy that has overtaken Hollywood over the past 20 years. (more...)