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Google celebrates history of hip hop with interactive doodle Google celebrates history of hip hop with interactive doodle
- August 11, 2017

Cey Adams's early sketch for the graffiti art-inspired Google logo celebrating hip-hop's 44th birthday. Music historians have also pointed to earlier records as arguably containing hip-hop's roots , but the 1973 party is generally accepted as the genre's seminal moment. (more...)
WWE Enters the Ring in China With Its Own Streaming Channel
- August 11, 2017

This is the latest in a series of new deals with Chinese networks to feature Western media . Perhaps not, but WWE are clearly serious about expanding into China. Beijing time. They certainly have a lot to look forward to, especially since the pro-wrestling promotion announced that their first live show in China would take place in Shenzhen next month, on September 17. (more...)
Trump admin speaking in one voice on N Korea threat: State Dept
- August 11, 2017

The White House has been reluctant to say whether Trump is spending time golfing while he is away from Washington , but the President has been photographed playing throughout the week. Trump's executive order did not promise any additional funds to America's aging arsenal. The comments come as Trump and North Korea traded escalating threats. (more...)
Westworld adds a Vikings star and five more to Season 2 Westworld adds a Vikings star and five more to Season 2
- August 11, 2017

You can check it out in the player below. Skarsgård, known for playing Floki on the History series " Vikings ", will play Karl Strand , described as a white-collar guy comfortable in the field. The second season started filming in July. Television. The series is executive produced, written and directed by Jonathan Nolan , executive produced and written by Lisa Joy, and executive produced by J.J. (more...)
Listen to Alice Glass' new single Listen to Alice Glass' new single "Without Love"
- August 11, 2017

Produced and co-written by Jupiter Keyes , " Without Love " is a glittery dark-pop number that carries the same dramatic weight as Glass' work before. 22/10 Portland, OR - Star Theater 23/10 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater! 10/27: Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues ^. 28/10 Las Vegas, NV - House of Blues! The Italian-born director is a fitting visual collaborator for Glass , having worked with the likes of Sigur Rós, Fiona Apple, David Bowie and Björk over an accomplished career. (more...)
TSX opens lower as US-North Korea tensions weigh TSX opens lower as US-North Korea tensions weigh
- August 11, 2017

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 36 points, or 0.2 percent, to 22,048. But despite the largest percentage drop in over a month on a global equities index, United States equities ended only slightly lower as healthy corporate earnings and a recent string of strong economic data enticed investors into beaten-down stocks. (more...)
Stephen Colbert is pretty confident we're all gonna die now Stephen Colbert is pretty confident we're all gonna die now
- August 11, 2017

This afternoon, Trump was asked how he feels about the negative reaction his threats got, especially from Americans, and he doubled down. "I think he just threatened to be their president". We sanctioned Russian Federation just last week and it felt pretty great. they threaten us in a way you never will! While North Korea started it, Colbert noted, testing all those missiles for the express objective of attacking the US, and a firm response is called for, maybe not "fire and fury, the likes of ... (more...)
Banda Tierra Mojada pide no ser liga con el narcotráfico Banda Tierra Mojada pide no ser liga con el narcotráfico
- August 11, 2017

Minutos después los maleantes comenzaron a disparar hacia el vehículo y una bala hizo blanco en la cabeza del músico y director de la banda Virgilio Ruiz García . "Fueron momentos de pánico para todos los músicos , quienes se protegieron buscando su salvación". Cerca de las 00:30 horas, el servicio 911 recibió el llamado por lo ocurrido a la Banda Tierra Mojada , originaria de Huayapam, Oaxaca , por lo que elementos de Seguridad arribaron al lugar. (more...)
Netflix renews 'GLOW' for a second season Netflix renews 'GLOW' for a second season
- August 11, 2017

GLOW premiered in late June to overwhelmingly positive reviews and high fan praise. Netflix has some glowing news. Sydelle Noel, Britney Young , Britt Baron , Kimmy Gatewood, Sunita Mani, Rebekka Johnson, Kate Nash, Marianna Salka, Gayle Rankin, Kia Stevens, Ellen Wong, Jackie Tohn , Marc Maron , and Chris Lowell round out the stellar supporting cast. (more...)
Has $3.92 Million Position in Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Has $3.92 Million Position in Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)
- August 11, 2017

Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 1,655 shares of the Internet television network's stock worth $245,000 after buying an additional 11 shares in the last quarter. WARNING: This piece of content was first reported by Sports Perspectives and is the sole property of of Sports Perspectives. If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and global copyright & trademark legislation. (more...)
HBO Hackers Leak Game Of Thrones Stars' Phone Numbers, Demand Ransom HBO Hackers Leak Game Of Thrones Stars' Phone Numbers, Demand Ransom
- August 11, 2017

HBO had last week said it was the victim of a hack that may have leaked as much as 1.5 terabytes of show data, including a script to an upcoming episode of Game of Thrones . One screenshot labeled "Highly Confidential" by the hackers listed folders such as "Penguin Random House", "Licensing & Retail", "Legal", "International" and "Budgets". (more...)
Disney leaving Netflix to start its own streaming service Disney leaving Netflix to start its own streaming service
- August 11, 2017

Guess we'll have to see how it pans out. "It's been clear to us for a while with the future of this industry will be forged by direct relationships between content creators and consumers", said Iger on the earnings call (transcript courtesy of Seeking Alpha ). (more...)
Chris Pratt and Anna Faris 'were very competitive' Chris Pratt and Anna Faris 'were very competitive'
- August 11, 2017

Like the rest of us, Patti Stanger is rooting for Chris Pratt and Anna Faris to get back together. Anna is not at all religious while Pratt is a practicing Christian which is also a cause of resistance and resentment between the two. For her and Dax Shepard, the way they work on their relationship is by going to therapy as a couple and making sure that they always show respect to each other when they talk. (more...)
Avengers 4 Begins Shooting, First Set Photo Arrives Avengers 4 Begins Shooting, First Set Photo Arrives
- August 11, 2017

The movie is still now untitled, but it will hit theaters a year after Infinity War to cap off the Marvel Cinematic Universe's "Phase Three", aka the MCU as we know it. All we know is Josh Brolin will be returning as Thanos, which means he's definitely bringing the pain in Infinity War . Black Panther is also a possibility, considering it's the last MCU movie to release before Infinity War drops. (more...)
Donald Glover Discusses The Han Solo Director Swap Donald Glover Discusses The Han Solo Director Swap
- August 11, 2017

Howard, replaced directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller who split over creative differences with the studio, Lucasfilm , and Glover admits that it left him feeling a bit intimidated. Following this morning's massive information drop about Rian Johnson's Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi , Ron Howard has tweeted another picture from the set of the young Han Solo movie. (more...)
Middlesbrough FC looking at Premier League man to replace De Roon Middlesbrough FC looking at Premier League man to replace De Roon
- August 11, 2017

Garry Monk saw the once-capped Holland worldwide as a major part of his plans for this season but is now preparing for life without the deep lying central midfielder. However, Boro have secured a coup here. Boro fans - What do you make of the de Roon departure? "During my year away from Atalanta , I kept in touch with so many players but also with the staff", De Roon told reporters when he arrived in Italy to finalise his transfer. (more...)
American Crime Story: Katrina Receiving New Script & Cast American Crime Story: Katrina Receiving New Script & Cast
- August 11, 2017

Anna Pou , to euthanize critically ill patients after being trapped in the hospital for days without power". Katrina , which will now use the book " Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital" by Sheri Fink , according to Variety . (more...)
Toilet-Ek Prem Katha Toilet-Ek Prem Katha
- August 11, 2017

It is based on the true story of newlyweds Keshav ( Akshay Kumar ) and Jaya ( Bhumi Pednekar ) whose marriage is challenged by the lack of sanitation. On YouTube, it got over 15 million views. To know whether it will be worth watching or not, wait for Toilet Ek Prem Katha movie review by International Business Times India . (more...)
Taylor Swift testifies DJ groped her Taylor Swift testifies DJ groped her
- August 11, 2017

She said several times, "Your client grabbed my ass", at one point calling it a "devious and sneaky act". She says her representatives told KYGO management about the incident but that she never demanded Mueller be fired . Swift, one of the most powerful celebrities in the world, has been an everyday presence in this Denver courtroom. Swift testified Mueller grabbed her behind underneath her skirt, not above it, during the pre-concert meet-and-greet photo session. (more...)
HBO hackers reveal executive emails, 'Game of Thrones' script HBO hackers reveal executive emails, 'Game of Thrones' script
- August 11, 2017

Despite giving continuous threats of leaking more HBO material on Sunday, the hacker or hackers behind the recent HBO breach did not release any new material. Another document appears to contain the confidential cast list for " Game of Thrones ", listing personal cellphone numbers and email addresses for actors such as Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey and Emilia Clark. (more...)
NBC Developing 'The Munsters' Reboot NBC Developing 'The Munsters' Reboot
- August 11, 2017

The new Munsters series will gain inspiration from the original, but the half-hour single-camera sitcom is making one major change to the classic family -NBC is taking The Munsters to NY. It starred Fred Gwynne as Herman Munster, Yvonne De Carlo as Lily Munster, Al Lewis as Grandpa Munster, Beverly Owen as their niece Marilyn, and Butch Patrick as Eddie Munster. (more...)
"Forever Loving You": Tanya Tucker's final message to the late Glen Campbell
- August 11, 2017

His tenor voice may have been been considered one of the best in all of country music, but it was heard across the spectrum of musical genres, with an assortment of stars from each. "Forgiveness is a wonderful thing". The songstress has debuted an original song titled " Forever Loving You " to honor Campbell's legacy. "Forever Loving You" is available digitally today, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Alzheimer's Foundation of America . (more...)
Sarah Harding Opens Up About Cheryl On Celebrity Big Brother Sarah Harding Opens Up About Cheryl On Celebrity Big Brother
- August 11, 2017

The pair were initially discussing the Harding's height, when the singer commented: "I looked like a giant next to Cheryl ". "She's like a Polly Pocket". She continues: 'Yeah, it's not for me to say. It's not for me to say, honestly. The former Girls Aloud star tells the actor to "stop acting psycho" when he accuses the rest of the house of talking about him. (more...)
Panasonic Eluga A3 and A3 Pro launched in India: Specs, price, availability Panasonic Eluga A3 and A3 Pro launched in India: Specs, price, availability
- August 10, 2017

In terms of specifications, "Eluga A3" features 5.2-inch full HD display topped with with "Asahi Dragontrail" glass. Both the smartphones were launched along with the virtual assistant for Rs 11,290 and Rs 12,790 respectively while the higher is for Pro version of the series. (more...)
Disney to launch streaming service by 2019 when Netflix contract ends Disney to launch streaming service by 2019 when Netflix contract ends
- August 10, 2017

The world's biggest entertainment company has had enough of relying on the infrastructure of others and plans to go it alone in the expectation that long-term subscription profits will be higher than immediate rental income from Netflix . (more...)