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United Airlines says it will testify at House hearing United Airlines says it will testify at House hearing
- April 23, 2017

He and other executives vowed to treat customers with dignity, and said that what happened to Dao will never happen again. Company executives said it's too soon to know if the incident is hurting ticket sales. Speaking to Wall Street analysts, Munoz acknowledged " lots of conjecture " regarding his own situation over the April 9 incident and declared that " the buck stops here ", Bloomberg said. (more...)
NY Times Editor Apologizes to Trump Over Misleading Tweet: 'I'm an Idiot' NY Times Editor Apologizes to Trump Over Misleading Tweet: 'I'm an Idiot'
- April 23, 2017

Patriots' turnout for President today", New York Times Sports wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. The Patriots official account first responded to the Times on Wednesday, posting "These photos lack context". Trump took the opportunity to criticize television commentators, saying during the Super Bowl, "The pundits - good old pundits - boy, they're wrong a lot, aren't they?" While it isn't clear why Brady was not present, he also did not attend the White House visit in 2015. (more...)
'Light' sentence sought for Ahok over alleged blasphemy 'Light' sentence sought for Ahok over alleged blasphemy
- April 23, 2017

Jakarta Gov. Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama has conceded his loss in his re-election bid, bringing to an end what one newspaper called Indonesia's "dirtiest, most polarizing" campaign. Chief prosecutor Ali Mukartono said Purnama, known by his nickname "Ahok", should be given a light sentence because he had contributed to "advancing the city of Jakarta " and had acted politely during his trial. (more...)
NY makes tuition free, but students must stay after college NY makes tuition free, but students must stay after college
- April 23, 2017

The two states on opposite coasts are known for pushing progressive policies into action so often that it seems like they are in competition to beat the other to be the "first" state to enact some major new policy first. However, the student must be in good standing when it comes to existing federal or state student loans. Matt Rivera nearly dropped out of UB after his freshman year because tuition was too expensive. (more...)
Judge issues restraining order against Arkansas from using execution drug Judge issues restraining order against Arkansas from using execution drug
- April 23, 2017

On Saturday afternoon, Rutledge's office appealed Baker's decision to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis. A spokesperson for state Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Arkansas planned to appeal the federal ruling, saying, "It is unfortunate that a U.S. (more...)
Prince's Death Marked by Morris Day, Fans at Paisley Park Prince's Death Marked by Morris Day, Fans at Paisley Park
- April 23, 2017

For Prince fans, the Friday, April 21, 2017, one-year anniversary of his shocking death from an accidental drug overdose will be a time for sadness and celebration. After hearing of Prince's passing, details about the meeting nagged at him. FILE - In this November 2, 2016 file photo, a Prince costume and motorcycle are on display at Prince's Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minn . (more...)
Pence, Turnbull urge China to pressure N. Korea Pence, Turnbull urge China to pressure N. Korea
- April 23, 2017

Pence also praised China's role in the escalating North Korean crisis but renewed calls for Beijing to use its "unique" position to bring Pyongyang to heel. Pence's trip to Australia comes during a period of unusual tension in the Australian-American alliance. Media reports suggested that a planned hour-long exchange was abruptly ended 25 minutes in after Trump berated Turnbull over the refugee agreement. (more...)
Board overseeing proposed NFL stadium in Las Vegas to meet Board overseeing proposed NFL stadium in Las Vegas to meet
- April 23, 2017

The Raiders' move ends an 18-month process that saw National Football League franchises relocate away from St. Louis, San Diego, and Oakland. Preliminary figures provided local officials show the monthly tax collections for the stadium that the Oakland Raiders want to call home are above what officials had projected. (more...)
Erin Moran, 'Happy Days' actress, dead at 56 Erin Moran, 'Happy Days' actress, dead at 56
- April 23, 2017

She shot to fame in the role, which started in 1974 and ran for nearly a decade. "Upon the arrival, it was determined that the female was Erin Marie Moran-Fleischmann". But the happy days were marked by controversy in later years. The celebrity's later years were plagued by hardship, as in 2012 it was reported that Erin was homeless and living in hotels after being kicked out of her mother-in-law's in mobile home due to hard-partying. (more...)
1 year after Prince's death, another turn for The Revolution 1 year after Prince's death, another turn for The Revolution
- April 23, 2017

The scene where Prince's costar Apollonia Kotero jumped into "Lake Minnetonka" was also filmed outside of Henderson. Whether you are looking for a "Sign "O" The Times" or simply want to reminisce on the genius of Prince in " Purple Rain ", take a trip down memory lane to be reminded of one of the greatest performers of all time. (more...)
KFC to stop using chickens raised with human antibiotics KFC to stop using chickens raised with human antibiotics
- April 23, 2017

The suppliers have improved hygiene and airflow in chicken houses to keep birds healthy and given them more room to move, Vijay Sukumar, chief food innovation officer for KFC's US operations, told Reuters on Friday. The company also plans to switch its retail line of Tyson-branded chicken products to birds raised without any antibiotics. Perdue Farms, a competitor, said it eliminated the routine use of all antibiotics in chicken a year ago. (more...)
'Free Fire' is a bloody mess of a movie 'Free Fire' is a bloody mess of a movie
- April 23, 2017

British filmmaker Ben Wheatley doesn't let his entry in the tough-guy canon tweak that formula per se - he just ups the ante substantially on the second part. And remarkably this all took place in a seedy, abandoned warehouse - ripe with places to hide and take a breather to reload or tend to a wound. The film does disappointingly miss the mark on expressing a substantial statement about gun culture (the concept of the movie and marketing suggest it wants to), as quite literally nothing ... (more...)
Sienna Miller Reacts to Brad Pitt Romance Rumors Sienna Miller Reacts to Brad Pitt Romance Rumors
- April 23, 2017

But then Pitt was married to Angelina Jolie; this time around the difference is Brad Pitt is single, and Miller is also not dating anybody at the time. A source for Page Six says that they were "heavily enjoying each other's company", and "they were talking to each other all night". Hence, the 53-year-old actor branded her wife's rumored boyfriend as an "interloper in his family". (more...)
David Letterman's Mother Dorothy Mengering Dies at 95 David Letterman's Mother Dorothy Mengering Dies at 95
- April 23, 2017

Before the first commercial break on this special episode, Letterman tried to embarrass Mengering by having her shout at pedestrians from a window. Ten years later, she married Hans P. She had three children with Harry - Jan , David and Gretchen . "The beard is a good reminder to me that that was a different life". Mengering attributed her popularity on the program's to a simple concept. (more...)
The complicated love story of Half Girlfriend starring Shraddha and Arjun Kapoor The complicated love story of Half Girlfriend starring Shraddha and Arjun Kapoor
- April 23, 2017

Shraddha Kapoor , who has been an wonderful actor turned singer will play the character of Riya Somani. The trailer opens with Arjun who is playing the role of Madhav Jha, struggling to speak in English during his entrance interview at the St. (more...)
Kylie Jenner Just Got Her Own Kardashians Spin-Off Kylie Jenner Just Got Her Own Kardashians Spin-Off
- April 23, 2017

The show will show her personal life, including spending time with family and friends. "The eight-episode docu-series hopes to reveal the real woman behind all the lip kits, fancy cars, mega mansions, glamorous Instagram photos and filtered Snapchat stories", E! continued. (more...)
Carrie Fisher Will Not Appear in STAR WARS: EPISODE IX
- April 23, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront 2 will hit game store shelves in the fall of this year, presumably right before Star Wars: The Last Jedi is to be released. The story mode follows Iden Versio, commander of Inferno Squad, which is the website calls "an Imperial special forces unit equally lethal on the ground and in space". (more...)
Kids' Reactions to Unicorn Frappuccinos Are Priceless Kids' Reactions to Unicorn Frappuccinos Are Priceless
- April 23, 2017

Braden's video started out with the back history of the Unicorn Frappuccino and then he talked about what is in the drink. I nearly went to Starbucks for the limited-time drink dubbed the Unicorn Frappuccino. Though I expected to be overwhelmed with sweetness, the unicorn drink is actually a nice mix of sweet and sour. 'I don't normally do this as much as I want to, ' Burson says at the start of the clip, which was filmed in his vehicle. (more...)
Legendary satirist John Clarke died while hiking in Grampians near Dunkeld
- April 23, 2017

Clarke's skits mocked politicians of all portfolios indiscriminately, so it was only natural that one or two popped up involving policy and decisions made by the nation's biggest planning and energy players. As time went by I grew to truly love John's brand of comedy, its understated physicality always beguiling its audience into a brutal face-slap - delivered brilliantly with cutting thrust. (more...)
Peter Capaldi knew his time was up in Doctor Who Peter Capaldi knew his time was up in Doctor Who
- April 23, 2017

We recently caught up with Pearl Mackie on set so we could get more of a handle on Bill, the Doctor's first openly gay companion... As the 12th Doctor's time comes to a close , Peter Capaldi has hinted at a new way for the heroic Time Lord of Doctor Who to take on a new face. (more...)