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Angelina Jolie inspired by Queen Elizabeth II Angelina Jolie inspired by Queen Elizabeth II
- April 11, 2018

According to the British royal family's official website, as head of state, the queen "has to remain strictly neutral with respect to political matters, unable to vote or stand for election". Hollywood star Angelina Jolie pictured meeting the Queen in 2014 as she was made an honorary dame by the monarch for her campaigning work fighting sexual violence. (more...)
Janelle Monáe Celebrates Sexuality in 'PYNK' Video Janelle Monáe Celebrates Sexuality in 'PYNK' Video
- April 11, 2018

The music video features actress Tessa Thompson - more specifically, it features Thompson's head sandwiched between Monáe's thighs, which are gloriously clad in what can only be described as vagina trousers. Other hints? Monae says she enjoys "pink, like the inside of your [wink], baby", [that's a vagina!] as well as "the tongue going down (maybe)". " Prince actually was working on the album with me before he passed on to another frequency, and helped me come up with sounds". (more...)
20 years later, the Harry Potter novels get new covers 20 years later, the Harry Potter novels get new covers
- April 11, 2018

When put side by side, the seven covers connect to create a mural, where Harry Potter fans can follow the story of the series' beloved characters. In a statement announcing the new covers, Selznick said he is "a proud Hufflepuff". One of the most challenging and rewarding aspects of the process was drawing seven independent covers that would stand on their own, while making sure that they also lined up to create one single satisfying image. (more...)
Yvonne Staples (2018), member of The Staple Singers Yvonne Staples (2018), member of The Staple Singers
- April 11, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr . Singer Yvonne Staples poses for a portrait at the 42nd NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on March 4, 2011. She stopped performing until her sister intervened, with typical directness. "If that's what the contract talked about, that's what you greater do". And that's when she started with the other words: 'Damn it, Mavis , ' and worse. (more...)
Ant & Dec notably absent from Britain's Got Talent official photos Ant & Dec notably absent from Britain's Got Talent official photos
- April 11, 2018

To launch the new series, judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden , David Walliams and Alesha Dixon have posed for a high-glamour photoshoot at the London Palladium, alongside Britain's Got More Talent host Stephen Mulhern . Ongoing treatment resulted in Ant missing the last two episodes of Saturday Night Takeaway - including a live finale from Universal Orlando Resort in Florida . (more...)
Ronda Rousey reacts to her successful WrestleMania 34 in-ring experience
- April 11, 2018

She understandably did not look like a polished performer but displayed promise with her in-ring awareness and character work. Rousey, a former UFC women's bantamweight champion , made her official WWE in-ring debut Sunday night at WrestleMania 34 from Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans. (more...)
Schumer warns Trump: Don't even think about firing Robert Mueller Schumer warns Trump: Don't even think about firing Robert Mueller
- April 11, 2018

So, even in what is widely seen as one of the biggest crises of confidence in modern government history, Nixon followed the code on how to get a special counsel fired . At the Justice Department, it is the responsibility of Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein to decide whether to expand Mueller's mandate to include a new topic or to refer it to a US attorney's office. (more...)
Amal Clooney Reveals Twins Ella & Alexander's First Words! Amal Clooney Reveals Twins Ella & Alexander's First Words!
- April 11, 2018

The high-powered barrister, who has dedicated much of her career to helping seek justice for disenfranchised women, has worked out a simple system to balance work demands with those of motherhood: starting her day with her children. While she hinted she's not a fan of constantly living in the public eye, she said she's had moments when her privacy was violated, thanks to major happenings in her life like being pregnant with the twins and marrying George. (more...)
Hardie to seek another term on school board, Lenards undecided Hardie to seek another term on school board, Lenards undecided
- April 11, 2018

The gym floor is not usable because of water damage from an unknown source. "I think there's definitely room for improvement there". Remote access to the camera system would be available allowing District administration to view the school buildings from their homes and an emergency 911 system would also be programmed to enable law enforcement officials to view the cameras inside the school buildings. (more...)
Russia Denies Chemical Attack in Syria Russia Denies Chemical Attack in Syria
- April 11, 2018

Trump called the attack , which left dozens dead in a rebel-held town near the Syrian capital of Damascus , "atrocious" and "horrible". Vladimir Shamanov, a retired general who heads the defense affairs committee in the lower house of parliament, said in televised remarks Tuesday that a USA strike in Syria could hurt Russian servicemen and trigger Russian retaliation. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian is reportedly in labour Khloe Kardashian is reportedly in labour
- April 11, 2018

Neither Thompson nor Kardashian have publicly commented on the alleged make-out session. His face was hidden by a white hooded sweatshirt. Shortly after the video went viral, The Shade Room published photos of Thompson with what appears to be the same woman from the bar. (more...)
Gwen Stefani Officially Announces Las Vegas Residency: Details Gwen Stefani Officially Announces Las Vegas Residency: Details
- April 11, 2018

Stefani will perform dates in June, July and December and in February and March of 2019. "To be able to do a show in Vegas is such an incredible honor", Gwen said in a statement . 1 single "Used To Love You". Stefani has teamed with Live Nation Las Vegas and Caesars Entertainment to donate $1 from very purchased ticket to the non-profit Cure 4 The Kids Foundation , a Vegas-based nonprofit that provides medical treatment to children facing life-threatening conditions. (more...)
Facebook 'moving ahead' with ad regulation before scheduled Congressional testimony next week Facebook 'moving ahead' with ad regulation before scheduled Congressional testimony next week
- April 11, 2018

For example, everyone globally on their Facebook page will see an alert leading them to the apps setting where they can review the apps they've allowed to access to their data. Cambridge Analytica says it only ever received data on 30 million users. The social media giant, however, disputed the implication that it can't exercise proper oversight over these types of apps, telling CNBC that it can't control information that companies mislabel. (more...)
Police Seek Bank Robbery Suspect Police Seek Bank Robbery Suspect
- April 11, 2018

Bruce Rowley , a 26-year-old Connecticut man, was arrested last week after robbing a bank in Derby, CT and then driving to Taylor's home in Rhode Island and threw some of the money over the fence. Two people identified him as the person in surveillance photos taken during the April 4 robbery at the Webster Bank at 200 Division St.in Ansonia . The crazed fan also said he planned to donate some of his loot to the police department in Ansonia, which is the outfit that eventually arrested him. (more...)
'Westworld' creators spoil second season? 'Westworld' creators spoil second season?
- April 11, 2018

In the interest of protecting those who truly don't want to know anything at all about the second season of Westworld , I'll drop a brief spoiler warning right here . Nolan and Joy, after getting the upvotes they demanded, did indeed post a video claiming to spoil Season 2's secrets. "Theories" can actually be spoilers , and the line between the two is confusing", Nolan wrote . (more...)
World leaders to miss union of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
- April 11, 2018

Donald Trump won't be getting an invitation to the wedding of the UK's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle . Foreign royalty who are friends of Harry's may make the list but "nobody will be invited because of the position they hold", according to a subsequent Palmer leak. (more...)
Seth Meyers becomes a father of two Seth Meyers becomes a father of two
- April 11, 2018

And yet, there's another shocking element to the tale: Meyers called an Uber to take them to the hospital - but once his wife started physically giving birth as soon as she got into the lobby, they had to bail on that plan. However, Ashe was adamant that the vehicle wouldn't arrive in time. Another added: 'Congratulations to you and your wife on the birth of Axel - which is also the name of my adorable oldest grandson! "They were Holocaust survivors who met the day after they were ... (more...)
Active Stock in Review: Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) Active Stock in Review: Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)
- April 10, 2018

High Pointe Capital Management Llc, which manages about $316.93 million and $73.29 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wells Fargo & Co ( NYSE :WFC) by 5,650 shares to 38,640 shares, valued at $2.34 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. (more...)
'Despacito' YouTube music video deleted by apparent hackers 'Despacito' YouTube music video deleted by apparent hackers
- April 10, 2018

A Twitter account claiming to belong to Prosox said: "Its just for fun i just use script "youtube-change-title-video" and i write "hacked" don t judge me i love youtube". Surrey University cyber-security expert Alan Woodward told the BBC News that it probably took more work to gain access. The official link to Despacito would read, "Video removed by user". (more...)
TJ Miller arrested for allegedly calling in fake bomb threat on train TJ Miller arrested for allegedly calling in fake bomb threat on train
- April 10, 2018

Miller told authorities the woman kept looking in her bag but not removing anything, kept asking what the next stop was, and appeared to want to leave her bag on the train when she got off. "OMG. I was on that train", Stewart wrote . According to docs, Miller was removed from the train in NYC because he was intoxicated. The attendant also told investigators that Miller had a few "hostile exchanges" with a woman sitting in the same first-class vehicle. (more...)
'Batgirl' movie revived with 'Bumblebee' writer Christina Hodson 'Batgirl' movie revived with 'Bumblebee' writer Christina Hodson
- April 10, 2018

The film will bring the character of Barbara Gordon back to the big screen for the first time since Alicia Silverstone played her in the patently ridiculous Batman & Robin in 1997. Hodson isn't a stranger to Batgirl , however, as WB had also hired her to write a script for Birds of Prey featuring Harley Quinn alongside other female heroes and villains. (more...)
YouTube To Stream Coachella For Eighth Year, Including Headliner Beyoncé YouTube To Stream Coachella For Eighth Year, Including Headliner Beyoncé
- April 10, 2018

The live stream will be compatible with any screen - desktop, TV and mobile devices. Fans can plan their at-home stream in advance by creating personalized viewing schedules with the live acts they want to see - when the act performs, the live stream will automatically shift to the pre-selected artist's show. (more...)
Subscriber Growth Can Boost Netflix Stock Another 20% Subscriber Growth Can Boost Netflix Stock Another 20%
- April 10, 2018

Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday , January 22nd. It has outperformed by 21.79% the S&P500. On the other hand, it has Technical Analysis , which helps stock analysts to evaluate the performances of past market activities and lends a hand to them to predict future price activity. (more...)
Carrie Underwood to make first public appearance since fall at ACM Awards Carrie Underwood to make first public appearance since fall at ACM Awards
- April 10, 2018

Carrie Underwood revealed on her blog that she needed 40 to 50 stitches on her face after falling outside her Nashville home in November. "The Champion" singer sounds especially excited to share first single "Cry Pretty" with patient fans. (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel Apologizes For 'Harmful' Jokes He Tweeted During Sean Hannity Feud Jimmy Kimmel Apologizes For 'Harmful' Jokes He Tweeted During Sean Hannity Feud
- April 10, 2018

In the end, however, Hannity is apparently happy to let the flames die down, provided everyone agrees to leave Melania and President Trump's son Baron off the list of Late Night Joke Targets. "I, too, will give my words more thought and recognize my role in inciting their hatefulness", Kimmel promised. Hannity closed Monday's show by saying "unfair" attacks against "this president and his family is frankly unprecedented", indicating that first ladies and apolitical first children should ... (more...)

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