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#Shithole: Nigerian govt summons US Ambassador over Trump's remarks #Shithole: Nigerian govt summons US Ambassador over Trump's remarks
- January 16, 2018

Ahead of the dinner with McCarthy, Trump said he did not have any assurances as to whether Congress would avert a government shutdown. Congress must pass a stopgap spending bill to avoid a government shutdown by next weekend, as the current spending law - itself a stopgap measure -runs only through January 19. (more...)
Actor Timothée Chalamet gives up his entire salary from Woody Allen film Actor Timothée Chalamet gives up his entire salary from Woody Allen film
- January 16, 2018

Allen has denied the allegations as an invention of Farrow's mother, actress Mia Farrow , but they resurfaced when Farrow detailed her experience in an open letter in the New York Times in 2014. Chalamet joins fellow actor Griffin Newman in the upcoming film, who also donated his salary to RAINN . Chalamet's co-star in Rainy Day , Rebecca Hall , similarly announced she would donate her salary from the film to Time's Up last week. (more...)
Who scored the better goal in Barcelona's win, Messi or Suarez? Who scored the better goal in Barcelona's win, Messi or Suarez?
- January 16, 2018

Liga - Follow the Football match between Real Sociedad and FC Barcelona live with Eurosport. Dembele hurt himself after coming off the bench in the second half of Sunday's 4-2 win away to Real Sociedad in La Liga. The weekend had a surprise hero in Girona striker Michael Olunga, who came on as a second half substitute and scored a 35 minute hat-trick as his side thrashed a hapless Las Palmas 6-0. (more...)
Africa startled by Trump's vulgar attention Africa startled by Trump's vulgar attention
- January 16, 2018

The United Nations human rights office said it had no doubt Trump's remarks were " racist ", while the Vatican newspaper branded them as "particularly harsh and offensive". "My parents came from one of those countries but proudly took an oath of allegiance to the United States and took on the responsibilities of everything that being a citizen comes with". (more...)
Trump language on Africa unacceptable, racist: Ghana Trump language on Africa unacceptable, racist: Ghana
- January 16, 2018

In fact, he is the "least racist person you have ever interviewed", he said, before heading to dinner at his Trump International Golf Club in Palm Beach. Chesky added, "2.7M guests from Airbnb decided that countries in Africa, El Salvador, and Haiti were attractive enough to visit". As such, hosts in these countries and the continent have benefited by welcoming travellers from overseas. (more...)
Hughes axed after FA Cup embarrassment Hughes axed after FA Cup embarrassment
- January 16, 2018

It read: " Stoke City can confirm that the contract of manager Mark Hughes has been terminated with immediate effect". Stoke are next back in action a week on Monday, and the club may look to have a new man in place in time for that match with Manchester United , a former club of the now unemployed Hughes. (more...)
U2 announce United Kingdom show dates U2 announce United Kingdom show dates
- January 16, 2018

There are also "special home shows" planned for Dublin and Belfast , which promoters say "details of which will be announced as soon as they are finalised". They'll visit Manchester Arena on Friday 19 Oct and London's O2 Arena on Tue 23 October. Eligible fans will receive a unique code allowing access for a limited presale opportunity beginning Monday, January 22 at 9am to Wednesday, January 24 at 5pm. (more...)
MCC celebrates the legacy of Dr. King MCC celebrates the legacy of Dr. King
- January 16, 2018

In addition creating the first national historic park in Georgia, but the upgrade also enhances how "the National Park Service preserves, shares, and presents the history of Dr. A complimentary lunch will be served in the high school commons afterward. As we go forth with the celebratory activities of January 14-15, let us remember that we should not do it in a vacuum. (more...)
Creed 2: Ivan Drago's son has been cast Creed 2: Ivan Drago's son has been cast
- January 16, 2018

Along with Jordan and Stallone, Munteanu also joins Tessa Thompson, who will also return for the sequel, reprising her role as Bianca. Munteanu will play the son of Ivan Drago , the ruthless Soviet boxer from Rocky IV , which was made at a high tension point during the 1980s Cold War. (more...)
Gospel star Edwin Hawkins dies, aged 74 Gospel star Edwin Hawkins dies, aged 74
- January 16, 2018

Publicist Bill Carpenter told The Associated Press that Hawkins had been suffering from pancreatic cancer. He was thought of as a trailblazer of gospel music, combining secular sound with gospel hymns. "And, of course, we heard from him some R&B music but also a lot of country and western when we were younger kids". On its release it Oh Happy Day became the first gospel song to crack the top 40 in the United States. (more...)
Don't Wish To Work In TV Shows, Says Shilpa Shinde Don't Wish To Work In TV Shows, Says Shilpa Shinde
- January 16, 2018

Unsurprisingly, he also disliked Hina Khan . It looks like Bigg Boss 11 victor Shilpa Shinde is not ready to forget and forgive whatever happened between her and first runner-up Hina Khan inside the house in the last three months. "She would love me but the time I would talk to somebody else, maybe, Akash Dadlani or Puneesh Sharma, she would get very insecure". She acted in shows like Sanjeevani, Maayka, Chidiya Ghar, Lapataganj and more. (more...)
Lifetime To Air Prince Harry And Meghan Markle TV Movie Lifetime To Air Prince Harry And Meghan Markle TV Movie
- January 16, 2018

Hold the phone. The best news of 2018 has just broken. American cable network Lifetime confirmed that casting was underway for a new flick documenting the love story of Meghan and Harry. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. In the United Kingdom, a tiara represents much more than a royal affiliation - the crowns are actually a symbol of betrothal, similar to a wedding band. (more...)
More jeers for Real Madrid after home loss to Villarreal More jeers for Real Madrid after home loss to Villarreal
- January 16, 2018

Madrid - fourth in the table - have only won once in their past five games as they face the prospect of falling 19 points behind runaway leaders and bitter rivals Barcelona . Although Ronaldo reportedly earns around £3,65,000 per week at Real Madrid , the likes of Neymar (PSG) and Lionel Messi (Barcelona) earn substantially more than him. (more...)
Sharon Stone laughs heartbreakingly when asked whether she's experienced sexual harassment Sharon Stone laughs heartbreakingly when asked whether she's experienced sexual harassment
- January 16, 2018

In one instance Stone has been public about, she was allegedly tricked into flashing her vagina in that famous " Basic Instinct " interrogation scene. My whole life was wiped out. Stone's response was to throw her head back laughing. She also spoke about being totally "alone" during her illness, saying "others aren't that interested in a broken person". (more...)
'The Cranberries' singer Dolores O'Riordan dies at 46 'The Cranberries' singer Dolores O'Riordan dies at 46
- January 16, 2018

Street remembers her as "a little firebrand that kept everybody on their toes" and says "we all benefited from knowing her and being in her presence". Colin Parry, whose son was killed in the 1993 Warrington bomb attacks, tweeted: "I'm saddened to hear of the death of Dolores O'Riordan at just 46". (more...)
Oprah, Natalie Portman, and Reese Witherspoon Talk Sexual Harassment in Hollywood Oprah, Natalie Portman, and Reese Witherspoon Talk Sexual Harassment in Hollywood
- January 16, 2018

Their interview with Oprah came after hundreds of actors wore black at the award ceremony in a high-profile protest of sexual harassment and abuse in Hollywood and beyond. "How do we as a society have a mature, nuanced conversation about how men and women should be relating to each other?" "I feel like you need to go pay, do you time for your crime", she said. (more...)
France expects United Kingdom to pay up, take more refugees to keep border France expects United Kingdom to pay up, take more refugees to keep border
- January 16, 2018

His comments indicated Macron has dropped a campaign promise to renegotiate the Le Touquet accords in full. He was speaking before a security summit on Thursday between Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron at the Sandhurst military academy. While Britain wants to retain the border deal, France wants border controls to take place in the United Kingdom, instead of carrying out immigration checks in Calais. (more...)
According To The Queen, Princess Charlotte Rules The Royal Family According To The Queen, Princess Charlotte Rules The Royal Family
- January 16, 2018

Today, Her Majesty was presenting a young pupil named Emily Clay from a local primary school on her Norfolk estate with a signed bible as part of a religious studies award. Twenty-eight years ago, her father, Tom Clay, won a signed Bible, as well, and he told reporters that it was just him and his headmaster who were allowed inside Sandringham House. (more...)
Actor Aziz Ansari responds to sexual misconduct allegations Actor Aziz Ansari responds to sexual misconduct allegations
- January 16, 2018

Ansari said in a statement Sunday that he apologized past year when she told him about her discomfort during a sexual encounter in his apartment he said he believed to be consensual. She said she remembers feeling uncomfortable at how quickly things escalated. According to her, both kissed several times at Ansari's apartment. But he continued to press her to perform various sexual acts, she alleged. (more...)
Porzingis, Knicks plow to win in Brooklyn for third time this season Porzingis, Knicks plow to win in Brooklyn for third time this season
- January 16, 2018

How It Happened:After a heartbreaking defeat in overtime to the Pelicans yesterday, the Knicks bounced back in a resounding 119-104 victory over the Nets . It's odd to note that, during the months of October and November, New York actually thrived during the fourth quarters of games. Trey Burke made his Knicks debut an enlightening one as he looked sharp in scoring five points with two assists in eight minutes. (more...)