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Tom Hanks Says He Wouldn't Screen The Post At The White House Tom Hanks Says He Wouldn't Screen The Post At The White House
- December 22, 2017

The actor refused to attend a screening of the film even if he was invited. Nothing like the Trump White House. Directed by Spielberg, whose long list of credits includes "Saving Private Ryan", "Schindler's List", "Jaws" and "E.T.", " The Post " stars Streep as aristocratic Post publisher Katharine Graham and Hanks as the newspaper's scrappy executive editor Ben Bradlee. (more...)
Pro-Trump Guerilla Artist Takes Credit For Meryl Streep Pro-Trump Guerilla Artist Takes Credit For Meryl Streep "She Knew" Posters
- December 22, 2017

Earlier this week, posters attacking Meryl Streep flooded the streets of L.A. In an interview with The Guardian , a conservative guerilla artist who calls himself " Sabo " claimed responsibility. "I wasn't sitting in a room with her". Streep says in a statement Monday that Weinstein "needed me much more than I needed him and he made sure I didn't know". (more...)
Spicer on Tom Hanks' Trump snub Spicer on Tom Hanks' Trump snub
- December 22, 2017

The White House often screens films in its private theater in the East Wing, although there are no indications Trump had asked that The Post be shown. In January, he took to his Twitter and personally attacked Hank's The Post co-star Meryl Streep . In October, the 61-year-old actor referred to Trump's disastrous phone conversation with a Gold Star widow Myeshia Johnson as "one of the biggest cock-ups on planet Earth". (more...)
Apple Explains Why Older iPhones Are Slowing Down
- December 22, 2017

On the contrary, it's a way to address an otherwise vexing problem with older iPhones , thus potentially extending their useful life. Testing of multiple generations of iPhone had previously debunked these rumors. There are some real implications for AAPL stock in this announcement. At least, that's what we're hoping for. Not much actually. Now that Apple has explained the reason why the iPhone 6 , iPhone 6S and the iPhone 7 may run slow with the latest iOS update, the users ... (more...)
The true Christmas spirit in the time of Trump The true Christmas spirit in the time of Trump
- December 22, 2017

At the same time, life does not pause during the holidays and for many, the pain of our lives intensifies and threatens to overshadow the good cheer all around. Christmas should be and is about the BIRTH of Jesus Christ and what it meant to the survival of mankind. There are so many emotions swirling in my head this time of year. (more...)
Stormzy performs at funeral of fan's father after Twitter request Stormzy performs at funeral of fan's father after Twitter request
- December 22, 2017

Just when you thought you couldn't admire Stormzy any more than you already did, the guy has gone and done this. To his surprise, Stormzy replied. The image captured Stormzy singing "Blinded By Your Grace" onstage with choir members and a visual of Bockarie's father projected in the background. (more...)
Tiger Zinda Hai hits the screens today Tiger Zinda Hai hits the screens today
- December 22, 2017

Talking about Salman , the talented director stated, "With Salman , the relationship became better with this film ". The antagonist, Abu Usman, played by Iran-born Sajjad Delafrooz, however, shines in his role and makes his presence felt in nearly every scene. (more...)
Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber Are In Christian Couples Therapy Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber Are In Christian Couples Therapy
- December 22, 2017

It's a statement that dominates social media, and one that feels increasingly resonant in the case of Selena Gomez . Then again, dictating who your significant other can and can't talk to - especially if they're open and honest about it - isn't exactly a sign of a healthy relationship either. (more...)
Air Force skips Idaho as base for F-35A fighters
- December 22, 2017

The Air Force made the decision for the newest locations after reviewing operational requirements, impacts to existing missions, infrastructure, manpower, and conversion cost estimates. As the legacy unit for the Tuskegee Airmen 'Red Tails, ' the 187th Fighter Wing has an incredibly proud history, U.S. Rep. Martha Roby stated. It will involve gathering and analyzing a variety of environmental data, as well as holding meetings to take public comment. (more...)
Jimmy Fallon Is Confounded by a Charming-as-Hell Cardi B Jimmy Fallon Is Confounded by a Charming-as-Hell Cardi B
- December 22, 2017

It appears fans can't wait to hear the new single. The " Motorsport " rapper was set to feature on a track with a number of other artists, who she has chosen not to name, and when she found out she wasn't picked for the final cut because one of the other stars felt she wasn't "famous" enough, she contemplated giving up on her career. (more...)
'The Royals' showrunner Mark Schwahn fired amid sexual harassment claims 'The Royals' showrunner Mark Schwahn fired amid sexual harassment claims
- December 22, 2017

Their statement added that the fourth season had already been completed so it will air as scheduled in the following spring. Schwahn is the latest of many high-profile Hollywood men to be accused of sexual harassment or misconduct. "A letter that included the signatures of 25 female cast and crew members from The Royals thanked the women of One Tree Hill , whose solid gold backbones have moved us enormously" and accused Schwahn of "repeated unwanted sexual harassment of multiple female ... (more...)
Vince McMahon sells $100M of WWE shares, potentially to restart XFL Vince McMahon sells $100M of WWE shares, potentially to restart XFL
- December 22, 2017

To further get the hopes up of awaiting fans, McMahon just recently sold an insane amount of shares to bring an even more insane amount of money for a sports-focused company. A WWE spokesperson issued a statement to Deadspin's David Bixenspan last Friday noting McMahon established and was personally funding Alpha Entertainment "to explore investment opportunities across the sports and entertainment landscapes, including football". (more...)
BSO cuts ties with famed conductor Charles Dutoit BSO cuts ties with famed conductor Charles Dutoit
- December 22, 2017

She said she was assaulted by Dutoit four times while playing with the Philadelphia Orchestra, with the first of those incidents happening at SPAC in 2006. She was assaulted again in Dutoit's dressing room, after the next rehearsal following the vehicle incident, she told the AP. Four years later, when the soprano performed again with Dutoit in Philadelphia, she said he pushed her against a wall and forced his mouth on hers. (more...)
Michael Jackson child molestation lawsuit dismissed Michael Jackson child molestation lawsuit dismissed
- December 22, 2017

A judge has ruled against an acclaimed choreographer who accused Michael Jackson of molesting him as a child. The lawsuit, filed in 2013, was reportedly thrown out by Judge Mitchell L. The case was dismissed on Tuesday (Dec. 19) by a Los Angeles County judge due to Robson's delayed attempt at holding the estate responsible for the alleged behavior performed by Jackson and company. (more...)
Is Exelixis Inc (EXEL) Getting Ready to Skyrocket in Value?
- December 22, 2017

Exelixis had a net margin of 36.80% and a return on equity of 105.47%. (NASDAQ: EXEL ) for 28,766 shares. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas holds 0.01% or 33,000 shares in its portfolio. EXEL's profit will be $35.50 million for 58.22 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.26 actual earnings per share reported by Exelixis, Inc . (more...)
Thanos creator Jim Starlin clashes with, leaves Marvel Comics
- December 22, 2017

In a post on Facebook , Starlin explained that, despite lobbying to write the Thanos on-going, Marvel Comics wasn't interested in him working on "any of the tie-in series to the movies or regular series", and ended up approving a plot for the on-going that is very similar to the one for his planned graphic novel trilogy. (more...)
'Downsizing' review: Matt Damon gets small 'Downsizing' review: Matt Damon gets small
- December 22, 2017

Matt Damon gets cut down to size in Alexander Payne's social satire, " Downsizing ". "But it was not be", Payne sighs. [Italian director] Lina Wertmuller used to say, 'A filmmaker may lose things over the years, but never anger.' You have to be angry on some level to give a certain spark to your work. (more...)
Donald Trump: Disney debuts new robot in Hall of Presidents Donald Trump: Disney debuts new robot in Hall of Presidents
- December 22, 2017

Another day, another social media frenzy over US President Donald Trump . "I completely reject that", said Ingraham, noting the outrageousness of the situation. Just over a year later, the park is finally unveiling the fruits of its long-awaited labor - and early reviews on Twitter are mixed. The likeness of Disney's Trump robot with actor Jon Voight was soon to catch on, and became a Twitter trend. (more...)
Ltd. Sells 7287 Shares of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) Ltd. Sells 7287 Shares of Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI)
- December 22, 2017

The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, December 19. As per Wednesday, September 27, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Riggs Asset Managment Incorporated owns 55 shares. Johnson Gp holds 95 shares. Greenleaf Trust holds 163 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust who had been investing in Meritage Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.04 billion market cap company. (more...)
TMZ: Police Investigating Sylvester Stallone for Alleged Rape in 1990 TMZ: Police Investigating Sylvester Stallone for Alleged Rape in 1990
- December 22, 2017

Though the statute of limitations is 10 years, any evidence will still be presented to the D.A.'s office if there is a chance that the case can be pursued. They then allegedly threatened to "beat her head in" if she ever told anyone about the incident. It comes a month after Stallone's spokesperson Michelle Bega claimed that the events categorically "never happened". (more...)