Arts&Culture


Ahed Tamimi to be held in Israeli detention throughout her trial Ahed Tamimi to be held in Israeli detention throughout her trial
- January 19, 2018

Israelis accuse her family of using her as a pawn in staged provocations. Nariman Tamimi also was charged with incitement to terrorism on Facebook for posting the video of the incident. In a video of the main incident in dispute, Tamimi can be seen pushing and kicking two IDF soldiers, though there is no sign her small size presented any danger and the soldiers mostly ignored her. (more...)
Breastfeeding cuts diabetes risk by half Breastfeeding cuts diabetes risk by half
- January 19, 2018

It can also help new mothers lose pregnancy weight. The findings add to a growing body of evidence that breastfeeding has protective effects for both mothers and their offspring, including lowering a mother's risk of breast and ovarian cancer, the researchers said. (more...)
Tom Hardy's astounding Nineties rap mixtape has emerged online Tom Hardy's astounding Nineties rap mixtape has emerged online
- January 19, 2018

Well, Pitchfork surfaced a 1999 rap mixtape from Hardy and the listening experience can prove. pretty similar. Hardy himself has previously stated in a 2011 interview with BBC that he "wasn't very good" at rapping but that there is "loads" of recorded material. (more...)
Earnhardt Jr. Interested In Becoming Minority Owner Of Panthers Earnhardt Jr. Interested In Becoming Minority Owner Of Panthers
- January 19, 2018

Although the project excited Earnhardt, the soon-to-be rookie broadcaster admitted that he wouldn't be able to contribute enough money to grab a significant slice of the pie. The Panthers are now valued at $2.3 billion, but with multiple ownership groups potentially bidding, experts have said the team could go for as much as $2.5 billion to $2.8 billion. (more...)
Gymnasts confront Michigan sports doctor Gymnasts confront Michigan sports doctor
- January 19, 2018

He sent a six-page, single-spaced letter that called out Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Rosemarie Aquilina and said he wasn't sure if he could "mentally" handle four days of listening to victim impact statements , which often include loud sobbing and direct eye contact with Nassar. (more...)
Dead & Company Announces Summer 2018 Tour Dead & Company Announces Summer 2018 Tour
- January 19, 2018

Dead & Co. consists of former Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart , Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir and singer-songwriter John Mayer . Tickets for the show go on sale Friday, Jan. Dead & Company will perform two sets of music each night. The 24-concert tour begins on May 30 in Mansfield, MA and runs through July. Every concert ticket includes free same-day admission to Darien Lake Theme Park. (more...)
Lebanon bans Steven Spielberg's 'The Post' from local theaters Lebanon bans Steven Spielberg's 'The Post' from local theaters
- January 19, 2018

The Interior Ministry usually allows General Security Directorate's ban suggestions and this is what happened after the ban was announced. Distributor Italia Film, which is handling The Post in Lebanon, called the reversal 'a big victory, ' and said that lifting of the ban is a result of the "unprecedented pressure" from the press, politicians and social media. (more...)
Republicans scramble to avert government shutdown as deadline nears Republicans scramble to avert government shutdown as deadline nears
- January 19, 2018

Ohio GOP Rep. Warren Davidson, a member of the Freedom Caucus, told reporters he's undecided on how he'll vote. Pressed what he and other conservatives are asking leaders for, Meadows said they are pressing for more details on the big picture plan going forward. (more...)
Pakistan vs New Zealand, 5th ODI, today Pakistan vs New Zealand, 5th ODI, today
- January 19, 2018

WELLINGTON , New Zealand - New Zealand completed just its second clean sweep of a five-match one-day worldwide series Friday when it beat Pakistan by 15 runs at the Basin Reserve on Friday. The 31-year-old Guptill and Ross Taylor (59), who posted his 41st half-century, combined for 112 runs after Colin Munro and Williamson made decent starts but failed to push on. (more...)
Colin Firth says he will not work with Woody Allen again Colin Firth says he will not work with Woody Allen again
- January 19, 2018

She sat down for an interview with CBS This Morning on Monday , and her discussion with show co-host Gayle King is set to air on Thursday. The accusation is not "any truer today than it was in the past" despite how "the Farrow family is cynically using the opportunity afforded by the Time's Up movement to repeat this discredited allegation", Allen said. (more...)
Clothing company H&M appoints global diversity manager after backlash over racist advertisement Clothing company H&M appoints global diversity manager after backlash over racist advertisement
- January 19, 2018

She's been with the Swedish company since 2012, according to The Root , and previously served as director of labor relations for New York City's Department of Homeless Services. "There will be more from us soon", it added. The post received over 1,200 reactions, 106 shares and 346 comments at the time of writing. H&M has been desperately trying to do damage control after its controversial "Coolest Monkey in the Jungle" ad campaign . (more...)
McKinsey: AFU hasn't given us notice of preservation order McKinsey: AFU hasn't given us notice of preservation order
- January 19, 2018

According to the report, the AFU applied for three separate orders at the High Court in Pretoria as well as the High Court in Bloemfontein in December, and the ex parte applications seeking orders to preserve the Guptas' assets were granted. (more...)
France scraps new airport project amid long-standing protests France scraps new airport project amid long-standing protests
- January 19, 2018

Activists in the hundreds cheered the announcement, popping bottles of bubbly and scheduling a victory party for February 10. The protesters, living in a makeshift settlement, have clashed with police several times in recent years. He said that anarchists opposed to the new airport must leave. "We are meeting with a number of airport partners, and this winter 2018 announcement marks the beginning of a larger Ryanair growth initiative in France, which may include aircraft bases", Ryanair's ... (more...)
Lupita Nyong'o Is Writing a Children's Book About Colorism Lupita Nyong'o Is Writing a Children's Book About Colorism
- January 19, 2018

But with help from her mother and a special journey in the night sky, she sees that her skin is attractive just as it is. The actress has now made a decision to write a book inspired by her struggles. She spoke of this in a memorable speech in 2014, when discussing her darker skin and the importance of representation. Lupita Nyong'o is using her celebrity to teach kids a very important lesson: everyone is handsome, regardless of their skin colour. (more...)
NBC Orders Pilot for Bad Boys Spin-Off Starring Gabrielle Union NBC Orders Pilot for Bad Boys Spin-Off Starring Gabrielle Union
- January 19, 2018

There were rumors that the two would return for Bad Boys III ( Bad Boys For Life ), but previous year, Lawrence told EW that he doesn't "think it's going to happen". The two returned, along with Bay for the 2003 sequel. She also fielded TV runs on City of Angels , the short-lived Night Stalker reboot series and Flashforward . (more...)
Balakrishna's NTR Biopic First Look Released; Teaser Postponed Balakrishna's NTR Biopic First Look Released; Teaser Postponed
- January 19, 2018

The film is the biopic based on the life of Nata Sarvabhouma Nandamuri Taraka Ramarao. He died on January 18, 1996 in Hyderabad at the age of 72, and the poster was released on his death anniversary. Titled NTR , the picture gives us a glimpse of Balakrishna as NTR surrounded by hordes of his supporters. Music will be scored by MM Keeravani as rumored before. (more...)
Kim Kardashian And Kris Jenner Dropped From Blac Chyna Defamation Lawsuit Kim Kardashian And Kris Jenner Dropped From Blac Chyna Defamation Lawsuit
- January 19, 2018

Chyna's court filing originally included seven members of the Kardashian-Jenner family , but she had already dropped charges against Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian and Kendall and Kylie Jenner. On Thursday, it was revealed by TMZ that a judge chose to dismiss the momager and her daughter from the lawsuit! She says the reality star family makes your life a living hell if you cross them. (more...)
BLACK LIGHTNING Scores CW's Highest Debut In Two Years
- January 19, 2018

Those numbers also put " Black Lightning " on par with the Season 2 premiere of " Riverdale " (0.8, 2.3 million) in October. Starring Cress Williams in the title role, Black Lightning is a little more based in realism and complicated family dynamics than the other CW superhero shows . (more...)
The Heathers are back in a new Trailer The Heathers are back in a new Trailer
- January 19, 2018

If you are a younger reader, or an older reader that may have forgotten about the classic hit, the original " Heathers " hit theaters back in 1988 and was directed by Michael Lehmann. While the similarities to the 1988 movie are obviously there, there are obvious differences in the TV show - for starters we have a very different group of Heathers - while Veronica Sawyer will be a very different character to her Winona Ryder counterpart. (more...)
War Official Synopsis Promises a 'Blitz of Devastation War Official Synopsis Promises a 'Blitz of Devastation
- January 19, 2018

An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. Avengers: Infinity War will star Robert Downey Jr, Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth , Anthony Mackie , Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olson, Chadwick Boseman, Stan, Don Cheadle, Chris Pratt, Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Pom Klementieff, Benedict Cumberbatch, ... (more...)