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Simpsons Creator's Animated Netflix Series, Disenchantment, Gets Release Date And Screenshots Simpsons Creator's Animated Netflix Series, Disenchantment, Gets Release Date And Screenshots
- May 26, 2018

Netflix revealed its first official look at " Disenchantment ", the latest animated effort from Groening and " Futurama " EP Josh Weinstein . That's all we'll get to see of the characters played by Jacobson, Faxon, and Andre. "Along the way, the oddball trio will encounter ogres, sprites, harpies, imps, trolls, walruses, and lots of human fools". Alongside the main voice cast, there will also be appearances from John DiMaggio (who voices Bender in Futurama ), Billy West (who voices ... (more...)
Despite Apology, Corporations Pulling Back from Accused Sexual Assaulter Morgan Freeman Despite Apology, Corporations Pulling Back from Accused Sexual Assaulter Morgan Freeman
- May 26, 2018

For its part, Translink, which had no part in casting Freeman, saying that it was part of the company's deal with VISA, seems to be entertaining the idea. "I apologize to anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected - that was never my intent", the actor said. According to TransLink, the voice announcements were paid for by Visa Canada as part of an advertising partnership to promote the new tap-to-pay system. (more...)
Spotify will revise artist behavior policy following backlash Spotify will revise artist behavior policy following backlash
- May 26, 2018

Earlier this month, the popular music streaming service forgot to eat a snickers and made a decision to remove R. Kelly and XXXtentacion's music "from all Spotify owned and operated playlists and algorithmic recommendations such as Discover Weekly", the reveal in a statement to Billboard . (more...)
Arrested Development stars apologise for comments about alleged Jeffrey Tambor abuse Arrested Development stars apologise for comments about alleged Jeffrey Tambor abuse
- May 26, 2018

Tony Hale, who plays Walter's son Buster on Arrested Development , chimed in at one point saying, "I will say, to Jason's point, we can be honest about the fact that, and not to build a thing, we've all had moments". How you could make a member of your "family" cry and then proceed to speak over them is beyond me. Later he posted on Twitter: 'I have reached out to Jessica personally to apologize. (more...)
Liam Gallagher finally meets daughter Molly Moorish Liam Gallagher finally meets daughter Molly Moorish
- May 26, 2018

In an awkward-seeming exchange with a British GQ reporter about his relationship with Molly in an interview previous year, Gallagher explained that he and Lisa Moorish "don't get on", and that his daughter is "welcome in my world" but "they aren't good when they are forced, these things". (more...)
Fisheries officer 'tied to chair over misogyny claim' Fisheries officer 'tied to chair over misogyny claim'
- May 25, 2018

She has taken her case to an employment tribunal and it is claimed the photograph of the restraint, obtained by BBC Scotland, was taken by one of the men allegedly responsible. Ms Sturgeon said: "Bullying, abuse, sexism, racism, have no place in any work place and they will not be tolerated in the Scottish government or its agencies". (more...)
Rashid Khan hurts Kolkata Knight Riders with the bat — Twitter Reactions Rashid Khan hurts Kolkata Knight Riders with the bat — Twitter Reactions
- May 25, 2018

KKR may have lost to SRH in the league game at Eden Gardens but in their last game against the same opposition, they won easily at Hyderabad and they would like to do the same tonight. Sunrisers have really struggled in their last four matches as they have ended on the losing side. They have four consecutive wins and will be playing in home territory. (more...)
Victoria Beckham Just Revealed What She Thought Of Meghan Markle's Wedding Dress Victoria Beckham Just Revealed What She Thought Of Meghan Markle's Wedding Dress
- May 25, 2018

She resigned "in solidarity" with Sir Christopher Geidt, the Queen's private secretary, who suddenly announced last July he was suddenly leaving after 15 years of royal service. The prince first met Davy when she was at boarding school in the United Kingdom, and they got together properly in Cape Town during Harry's gap year in 2010. (more...)
Next Essential Phone cancelled, company up for sale Next Essential Phone cancelled, company up for sale
- May 25, 2018

Essential's first smartphone launched last August following a multi-week release delay. Essential is now actively shopping itself to potential suitors, one of the people said. The Essential Phone itself did not get any good sales traction. Actual number of units sold remains a mystery, but it can be deduced that Essential may have only been able to sell less than 88,000 units. (more...)
Senate Clears Way for New Sexual Harassment Policy for Lawmakers Senate Clears Way for New Sexual Harassment Policy for Lawmakers
- May 25, 2018

The bipartisan bill passed by voice vote. But the bill is already not aging well. It also requires members of Congress to repay the Treasury for harassment and discrimination settlements. The House bill calls for semiannual reports . Now in the United States, sexual harassment settlements involving lawmakers are paid by a Treasury account using taxpayers funding. (more...)
Canada Blocks Chinese Takeover on Security Concerns Canada Blocks Chinese Takeover on Security Concerns
- May 25, 2018

Also in 2017, the government of Justin Trudeau also allowed a Hong Kong firm to proceed with the takeover of ITF Technologies of Montreal, a leader in fibre-laser technology which can be used in directed-energy weapons. It was reported that Aecon's involvement in the construction of nuclear power stations, military facilities and communications infrastructure prompted concerns about the Chinese government indirectly acquiring control of Aecon. (more...)
'4 Years Down and Forever to Go' With Kanye West '4 Years Down and Forever to Go' With Kanye West
- May 25, 2018

Kim shared the snap with her more than 111 million followers on the social media site, which showed the couple together on their wedding day on May 24, 2014. Meanwhile, Kim previously admitted she feels like the "luckiest mom in the world" to have her "three babies". The Kardashians and the Wests are throwing down on the season premiere of "Celebrity Family Feud"! Taking to KimKardashianWest.com on Wednesday, she said: "Our home decor taste tends to be minimal and modern but the kids' ... (more...)
Donald Trump Declares Military 'Ready' After Kim Jong Un Summit Collapses Donald Trump Declares Military 'Ready' After Kim Jong Un Summit Collapses
- May 25, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office at the White House on Thursday. Trump suggested the summit could still occur in Singapore on June 12 or a later date if North Korea changes its attitude. Trump beat Kim to it, issuing his own threat. Two sentences later, he suddenly warns Mr. Kim that America's nuclear weapons "are so massive and powerful that I pray to God they will never have to be used". (more...)
Turkish President Erdogan hits currency storm month before polls Turkish President Erdogan hits currency storm month before polls
- May 24, 2018

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a meeting with Chairman of the Tripartite Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bakir Izetbegovic in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina May 20, 2018. The Central Bank kept its policy rate - the one-week repo rate - constant at 8 percent while the marginal funding and overnight borrowing rates were kept constant at 9.25 and 7.25 percent, respectively. (more...)
Two dead, several injured after train hits truck in northern Italy Two dead, several injured after train hits truck in northern Italy
- May 24, 2018

The accident, in which the train driver was killed, occured late Wednesday in northern Italy close to Turin, with three of the train's carriages coming off the rails, according to television footage. Rescuers were still searching the wreckage in the early hours of this morning looking for any trapped passengers. The Rfi regional railroad said the railway barrier had lowered properly before the train's approach but for reasons unknown the truck smashed through the barrier and ended up on ... (more...)
China welcomes high-quality, competitive U.S. products: commerce ministry China welcomes high-quality, competitive U.S. products: commerce ministry
- May 24, 2018

On the eve of talks last week with a Chinese trade envoy, Trump barged into the ZTE case by tweeting that he was working with President Xi Jinping to put ZTE "back in business, fast" and save tens of thousands of Chinese jobs. The reprieve for ZTE came just after Washington and Beijing on Saturday called a halt to a spiraling trade dispute sparked by United States accusations of China's unfair trade practices and the alleged theft of U.S. (more...)
JC Penney CEO Marvin Ellison Steps Down JC Penney CEO Marvin Ellison Steps Down
- May 23, 2018

Penney. The Russell 2000 index of smaller company stocks rose 1 point, or 0.1 percent, to 1,639 after closing at record highs the last four days. Ellison has a track record in the home improvement industry, too, having spent 12 years in senior-level operations roles with competitor The Home Depot , including as executive vice president of US stores. (more...)
Stocks in limbo as Trump wavers on ZTE, China tariffs Stocks in limbo as Trump wavers on ZTE, China tariffs
- May 23, 2018

Washington and Beijing are nearing a deal that would remove an existing us order banning American companies from supplying Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE, two people briefed on the talks told Reuters . The bill passed the panel 25-0 and now advances to the full Senate for a vote. Mr. Trump this month ordered a review of the ZTE ban in response to a personal request by Mr. (more...)
Swedes prepare for war as nation distribute 'in case of war' leaflets Swedes prepare for war as nation distribute 'in case of war' leaflets
- May 22, 2018

It is the first time since 1991 that such booklets have been produced in Sweden , when they were distributed to government officials. The updated 19-page booklet, which is already available to download, will include instructions on how to handle serious emergencies, calamities, cyberattacks and war , as well as guidelines on home preparedness, such as meeting basic needs like food, water, heating, communications and keeping packed belongings in the nearest shelter (ID, clothing and gas ... (more...)
Stoke City edging closer to Derby County boss Stoke City edging closer to Derby County boss
- May 22, 2018

BetVictor's Head of ante post Football Michael Triffitt commented: "Following news that Derby had granted Stok permission to speak with manager Gary Rowett he shortened to 1/20 than the market was closed". " Derby County can confirm that Gary Rowett has asked for permission to speak with Stoke City regarding the vacant manager's position at the bet365 Stadium", read a Derby statement. (more...)

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