Arts&Culture


Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, TMZ reports Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, TMZ reports
- January 20, 2018

Petty is best known as the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, which formed in 1978 and had hits such as "Mary Jane's Last Dance" and "Learning to Fly". Petty continued to tour despite these limitations, they said. The Petty family also acknowledged the nationwide opioid crisis , writing that they "hope in some way this report can save lives". (more...)
Superman's Iconic Red Trunks Return in DC's Action Comics #1000 Superman's Iconic Red Trunks Return in DC's Action Comics #1000
- January 20, 2018

Action Comics #1 ,000 will hit comic book stores and digital outlets on Wednesday, April 18. Superman went away from the classic look for a while, including the textured, cinematic costume worn by Henry Cavill in last year's " Justice League " and other onscreen iterations. (more...)
Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber comes forward as Nassar survivor Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber comes forward as Nassar survivor
- January 20, 2018

It wasn't until I listened to the other fearless survivors that I realized I needed to be here". "I am angry with myself for not recognizing the abuse, and that's something I'm struggling with today", Wieber said. "Larry was the Olympic doctor and he molested me at the 2012 London Olympic games". "He left scars on my psyche that may never go away". Watch her statement here. (more...)
Meghan Markle Has First Fitting With Wedding Dress Designer Meghan Markle Has First Fitting With Wedding Dress Designer
- January 20, 2018

When she arrived at Cardiff Castle in Wales on Thursday, Markle wore a monochromatic outfit including a black coat by Stella McCartney paired with some dark jeans. Eagle-eyed fashion watchers will have also noticed that she wore mismatched earrings-the Gabriela Artigas Triple Shooting Star Earring on the left, and the Zofia Day Dash Ear Studs on her right. (more...)
Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL Reduces Position in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM)
- January 20, 2018

The stock of Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) earned "Hold" rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, September 19. The rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 18 with "Hold". California State Teachers Retirement System holds 0% of its portfolio in Dynex Capital, Inc. Kelly Lawrence W Assoc Ca accumulated 21,058 shares. Spinnaker Tru has invested 0.1% in The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO). (more...)
What can you do if you have faulty cancer gene? What can you do if you have faulty cancer gene?
- January 20, 2018

Numerous women carrying BRCA mutations opt for surgical... "Our findings support the concept of broadening genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer genes across the entire population, beyond just the current criteria-based approach". (more...)
Hot Tickers: Consolidated Edison, Inc. (ED), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)
- January 19, 2018

Motco who had been investing in Valero Energy New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $42.38B market cap company. Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. (more...)
Watch American Airlines passengers brace for emergency landing Watch American Airlines passengers brace for emergency landing
- January 19, 2018

In the terrifying clip, you can hear a flight attendant shakily ask passengers to fasten their seat belts and then stow anything under the seats in front of them. "I think it took all of the passengers by surprise", Ramsthel said. There was smoke in the cockpit and the plane would be making an emergency landing at DFW. (more...)
Super Troopers 2, new trailer Super Troopers 2, new trailer
- January 19, 2018

I have to say this trailer didn't necessarily blow me away, although the guys heading to Canada should provide for some good comedy. The film, to be released on 4/20, appears in the trailer to focus on the troopers finding out a French-Canadian town has somehow been incorporated into American territory. (more...)
Dead wife pranks husband for years using plants Dead wife pranks husband for years using plants
- January 19, 2018

That is, until he discovered his wife had managed to prank him one last time. They look so incredible he made a decision to take them to his new home, only to discover they are plastic! "There wasn't much light in the bathroom, so my mum had replaced the plants with plastic ones". (more...)
Netflix Orders 13 Episodes of 'The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale' Netflix Orders 13 Episodes of 'The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale'
- January 19, 2018

The 30-minute show will put its eponymous part-time actor host in a setting in which he should thrive, back in front of a green screen, recapping the weekly occurrences in television, politics, sports, celebrities and whatever clips happen to be breaking the Internet, along with a variety of sketches and celebrity guests. (more...)
Kylie Minogue celebrates new single 'Dancing': I'm 'overwhelmed' Kylie Minogue celebrates new single 'Dancing': I'm 'overwhelmed'
- January 19, 2018

A quick look at the songwriters that have signed on to help out on Minogue's new endeavor show that the twang heard in " Dancing " probably isn't the only taste of country the album will bring, but thankfully she's not done with pop just yet. (more...)
Grateful to Akshay for accepting our request to defer PadMan: Bhansali Grateful to Akshay for accepting our request to defer PadMan: Bhansali
- January 19, 2018

So it's back to square one as originally, Pad Man and Aiyaary were suppose to clash at the box office during the Republic Day weekend. "He knows all our troubles, so he didn't even take two minutes and said, 'Whatever you want, however you want, I am with you, '" Bhansali said, adding that he will be grateful to Akshay Kumar for a "lifetime". (more...)
Dolly Parton receives 2 Guinness World Records Dolly Parton receives 2 Guinness World Records
- January 19, 2018

She created Dollywood Theme Park in her image, as well as being a mother, wife, and a godmother to one Miley Cyrus , whose own return to country music was surely influenced by Parton . No other female artist has had more hits on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart. The new take on her hit song from 1974, which featured Pentatonix and debuted at #18 back in 2016, became Parton's 107th chart entry. (more...)
Breastfeeding for 6 months or more may halve diabetes risk Breastfeeding for 6 months or more may halve diabetes risk
- January 19, 2018

They found that those who had breastfed their children for at least six months were 47 per cent less likely to have developed type 2 diabetes during the three decades compared to mothers who did not breastfeed. The results were consistent regardless of race, lifestyle, weight, or whether the women had a history of gestational diabetes. Mothers who nurse their babies now have another reason to continue as long as they can: longer periods of breastfeeding are associated with a lower risk ... (more...)
Kim Cattrall: Ellen DeGeneres would be 'fabulous' as Samantha Kim Cattrall: Ellen DeGeneres would be 'fabulous' as Samantha
- January 19, 2018

The actress, who played Carrie Bradshaw in both the TV series and two films, then offered the role to DeGeneres, stating, "I think there's a period of grief, a mourning process, and then perhaps we'll be able to consider, say, for instance, you playing Samantha", Parker told the talk show host and comedienne. (more...)
Lindsey Graham hits White House, says immigration fight a 's-show' Lindsey Graham hits White House, says immigration fight a 's-show'
- January 19, 2018

Trump has been accused of using a vulgar word to describe African countries during an Oval Office meeting last week with a bipartisan group of senators. Sen. █ " Trump is sharp but needs to lose kilos " US President Donald Trump passed a cognitive test and is in overall excellent health, but needs to lose 4.5 to 6.8 kg by eating better and starting to exercise, the White House physician said on Tuesday. (more...)
Michael Douglas' sexual harassment accuser tells her story for first time Michael Douglas' sexual harassment accuser tells her story for first time
- January 19, 2018

Braudy, who allegedly ran the NY office of Douglas' Stonebridge Productions in the 1980s, told the Hollywood Reporter that the actor used "near-constant profane and sexually charged dialogue", as well as demeaning comments about her look and use of "a crude word for female genitalia" on her first day of work. (more...)
Journey And Def Leppard Coming To Tulsa In July Journey And Def Leppard Coming To Tulsa In July
- January 19, 2018

Louis' Busch Stadium on Aug 24. Two rock bands that defined the MTV age will be here in May. Tickets go on sale from Friday, January 26 at 9am from all usual Ticketmaster outlets. The tour starts Monday May 21 in Hartford and ends Saturday October 6 in Los Angeles. Def Leppard formed in 1977, and its album "Pyromania" is on Rolling Stone's list of the best albums of all time. (more...)
Rajinikanth on Kamal Haasan's Political Debut: Wish Him All The Best Rajinikanth on Kamal Haasan's Political Debut: Wish Him All The Best
- January 19, 2018

Rajinikanth has also announced his political entry last month, reminiscent of the 70's when the two shared screen space with Rajinikanth playing the villain in many of them. Beginning at his birthplace Ramanathapuram, Haasan has plans of meeting and spending time with the people from the districts in Madurai, Dindigul and Sivagangai. (more...)