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Life&Culture Las Palmas holds Barca to 1-1 draw
Author: 0 Las Palmas holds Barca to 1-1 draw

Messi and Luis Suarez had scored five times between them against Girona at the weekend and should have picked up where they left off in the eighth minute. It was a contentious equaliser for Las Palmas with Lucas Digne adjudged to have handled from the rebound after the ball hit the post following a tangle between Matias Aguirregaray and Sergi Roberto.

Life&Culture Amid nightmare flu season, FDA working on next year's vaccine
Author: 0 Amid nightmare flu season, FDA working on next year's vaccine

We don't think it was a question of getting the particular H3N2 strain wrong when we set out to produce this season's flu vaccines . US servicemembers in Europe have been less likely than their counterparts elsewhere to get the flu, but it's still important to get vaccinated, Army health officials said.

Life&Culture World Braces for More Rule-Bending by China's Xi
Author: 0 World Braces for More Rule-Bending by China's Xi

Mao ruled China from 1949 until his death in 1976. In a brief public announcement on Sunday, the party's central committee said it had recommended scrapping the two-term limit for the president and vice-president. Chinese President Xi Jinping. But many Chinese I speak with are anxious. China is under a one-party rule, in the first place. The provision on the term limits of the Chinese presidency was incorporated in the current Constitution , which was enacted in 1982 by ...

Life&Culture Bollywood veteran Sridevi passes away in Dubai
Author: 0 Bollywood veteran Sridevi passes away in Dubai

The world is in shock on knowing about legendary actress Sridevi's death. "Yes, it is true that Sridevi passed away". The Bollywood legend, who was married to film producer Boney Kapoor , made her debut as a child actor in 1967. She acted in several commercially hit films including Tohfa , Chandni , Mr India , Nagina , Chaalbaz among others. From 1976 to 1982 she succeeded in South films while she moved to Bollywood in 1983 only to be regarded as First Superstar of Bollywood later.

Life&Culture Mary J. Blige, Common and More to Perform at 2018 Academy Awards
Author: 0 Mary J. Blige, Common and More to Perform at 2018 Academy Awards

This year's nominees are all set to perform during this year's show. Mary J. Blige , Common , and Miguel will also all perform Best Original Song contenders at this year's ceremony. "It's a privilege to welcome them to the 90th Oscars stage", the producers said in a statement. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel , the Oscars will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network.

Life&Culture Oprah Reacts To Trump Calling Her 'Insecure'
Author: 0 Oprah Reacts To Trump Calling Her 'Insecure'

It began with the comments of two people who said they were happy with the president and what he has achieved so far. "Enough.' These kids are right there". "If I win, the whole audience is getting a prize from Fandango, and if Reese wins, nothing", she said. "She said, 'You're a very amusing young lady.' I was like [eeeee!] and she said, 'What's your name?' I said, 'My name is Tiffany Haddish , and I'm a stand-up comedian , '" Haddish said of her encounter, which ended with Winfrey offering ...

Life&Culture TI ranks Pakistan 117 out of 180 countries on global corruption index
Author: 0 TI ranks Pakistan 117 out of 180 countries on global corruption index

Transparency International points out that In the last six years, 15 journalists working on corruption stories in these 3 countries were murdered, as reported by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Additionally, the majority of those journalists killed since 2012 were killed in corrupt countries. According to their data, countries with the least protection for press and activists correlated with the countries that score the lowest on their corruption index.

Life&Culture Queen Elizabeth Attends Richard Quinn Show at London Fashion Week
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth Attends Richard Quinn Show at London Fashion Week

Delighted hat maker Harvy Santos , who spoke to her, said: "Darling, I thought I was going to be the only queen here". The royal family has often hosted Fashion Week receptions for top designers and journalists, but the new award - and the queen's personal visit - have added a new dimension to its support for the industry.

Life&Culture Trump calls Oprah Winfrey 'very insecure' after her segment with MI voters
Author: 0 Trump calls Oprah Winfrey 'very insecure' after her segment with MI voters

Donald Trump has slammed Oprah Winfrey as "biased" and " insecure " calling on his former friend to run for U.S. president so that she can be "exposed and defeated". Trump also said he believed Oprah would run as his VP while calling her "brilliant" and "a wonderful woman". For the show, Oprah sat down with 14 MI votes, 7 that voted for Trump and 7 that did not, in an effort to assess his job performance and the direction of the country.

Life&Culture South Africa's EFF says will boycott election of new president
Author: 0 South Africa's EFF says will boycott election of new president

South Africa prepared to welcome Ramaphosa, a wealthy former businessman, as its new president after scandal-tainted Zuma resigned under intense pressure from his own party. Parliament's Acting Secretary Penelope Twaya on Thursday said SONA preparations were on track for the event to be hosted on Friday at 19:00. The only business of the day, she said, would be the election of Jacob Zuma's successor.

Life&Culture Power of Groves is too much for bloodied Eubank Jr
Author: 0 Power of Groves is too much for bloodied Eubank Jr

Eubank went the distance against Kamil Kulczyk of Poland and knocked him down in the penultimate round before earning a 40-35 points win. Eubank suffered his second defeat in 28 fights. The fight will be shown live on ITV Box Office for the price of £16.95. "The way he boxed and tied him up just with the right hand and stole time was, for me, an heroic ending to the fight".

Life&Culture State official calls Trump's food delivery plan 'the wrong approach'
Author: 0 State official calls Trump's food delivery plan 'the wrong approach'

The president's budget still needs to be approved by Congress. "And some of them will say it's been weeks since I've had fresh fruit for my children", said Rambo. "The federal government under the Obama administration significantly expanded the SNAP program". "SNAP is most successful government program we have today", said Craig Gundersun, a professor of agriculture and economics at the University of IL who has studied SNAP for the past twenty years.

Life&Culture Surprise! Amy Schumer and Chef Chris Fischer Are Married!
Author: 0 Surprise! Amy Schumer and Chef Chris Fischer Are Married!

The comedienne and chef Chris Fischer said "I do" outside a rented house in Malibu that overlooks the ocean - and she shared photos on Instagram to prove it! After sharing some photos of her and Fischer's nuptials on Instagram , Schumer appeared to address the tragedy-which took the lives of 17 people and injured at least 14 others-in a text post on the social media site.

Life&Culture New Lego Kessel Run Millennium Falcon Unveiled
Author: 0 New Lego Kessel Run Millennium Falcon Unveiled

Howard then retweeted the picture and answered why Favreau was hanging out. Jon Favreau is now directing Disney's Lion King remake and took some time off to record his dialogue for the Solo movie . Next we have Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo , looking very space cowboy with an enormously wide stance. Why? It wouldn't be a modern Disney movie without Jon Favreau .

Life&Culture American luger Emily Sweeney in horror crash at Winter Olympics
Author: 0 American luger Emily Sweeney in horror crash at Winter Olympics

She was taken to hospital for assessment. Sue Sweeney, centre, the mother of Emily Sweeney of the United States, cries out as her daughter crashes on the final run during the women's luge final. It wasn't long, however, before Sweeney was able to stand up and walk off the ice, and she was met with resounding cheers and applause from fans and spectators.

Life&Culture Residents filled streets for 21st annual Mardi Gras parade
Author: 0 Residents filled streets for 21st annual Mardi Gras parade

The name of the holiday originated thousands of years ago in Europe because of the binge eating that would occur in the days leading up to Lent , the period of fasting between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday. His condition is unknown. The history of the Mardi Gras Indians is nearly as colorful as the suits themselves. "Its like taking the Gras from Mardi, nah you can't do that, there's no way, nah the beads make the parade".

Life&Culture NY state files lawsuit against Weinstein and Co
Author: 0 NY state files lawsuit against Weinstein and Co

This lawsuit would not block the sale, but the A.G.'s office would be able to file a temporary restraining order blocking it within 30 days of the sale contract being signed. "To work for Harvey Weinstein was to work under a persistent barrage of gender-based obscenities, vulgar name-calling, sexualized interactions, threats of violence, and a workplace general hostile to women", according to court papers.

Life&Culture Cordeiro elected US Soccer President after third round victory
Author: 0 Cordeiro elected US Soccer President after third round victory

Cordeiro, 61, replaces Sunil Gulati , who had been at the helm of the federation for the past two decades. The victor will assume Gulati's seat with immediate effect, while the outgoing president will remain in his role on the FIFA Council while also spearheading the USA's joint effort with Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup .

Author: 0 Kim's sister says hopes to see Moon in N. Korea

What was lost to editing was no great loss, although USA viewers were deprived of a knowing chuckle from hearing International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach thank the volunteers making the Pyeongchang Games go. "We have to put this in context in the spirit of the Olympics and why we're here". The delegation will return to North Korea on Sunday. The other objective for Pence's appearance was to see Moon for a final time, forging one more photo op of the two, in light of the ...

Life&Culture Explosion hits mosque in Libyan city of Benghazi
Author: 0 Explosion hits mosque in Libyan city of Benghazi

A member of the Libyan National Army inspects the damage following a twin bombing inside a mosque in Benghazi, Libya February 9, 2018. According to other reports there were one killed and 37 wounded by explosion. Ahmed al-Fituri, chief of a special investigation unit attached to the general command of east Libyan security forces, was among the casualties. Libya descended into chaos after the 2011 uprising that toppled and killed ruler Moamar Gaddafi.

Life&Culture Rolling world stock sell-off runs to $4 trillion
Author: 0 Rolling world stock sell-off runs to $4 trillion

Neil Wilson, senior market analyst at ETX Capital in London , is anxious about the role technology is playing in the rout. We still have a long way to go before they're competitive to the equity market. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was down 1.8 per cent, while Germany's DAX was 1.9 per cent lower - both indexes are higher than where they started the session.

Life&Culture Kylie Jenner's 'more mature' since becoming a mom
Author: 0 Kylie Jenner's 'more mature' since becoming a mom

Between the name reveal and the image of Stormi's tiny hand, Twitter and Instagram have found enough material to work with. Acknowledging her secrecy, Kylie said, "I understand you're used to me bringing you along on all my journeys".

Life&Culture Joaquin Phoenix in talks to play The Joker in DC origin movie
Author: 0 Joaquin Phoenix in talks to play The Joker in DC origin movie

EW has confirmed the Gladiator and Her actor is in talks to take on the icon villain role for director Todd Phillips' as-yet-untitled origin movie. It's also said that Leonardo DiCaprio was courted for the Joker role, but that didn't pan out. Phoenix is one of the most talented actors working today and immediately brings a certain amount of intrigue to this wild idea.

Life&Culture Anushka Sharma Pari Movie Teaser 3 Released
Author: 0 Anushka Sharma Pari Movie Teaser 3 Released

Sharma stars in the film along with actors Rajat Kapoor and Parambrata Chatterjee. In an avatar like never seen before, Anushka Sharma is the ghost of our nightmares. In fact, the title of the film itself claims, " Pari , not a fairy tale". The Padmaavat actor commented on Anushka's post that shared the teaser writing, "Arre BAAAAAAP re" followed by the emoticon of a skull.

Life&Culture Court suspends any criminal proceedings against Miguna Miguna
Author: 0 Court suspends any criminal proceedings against Miguna Miguna

In Nairobi, High Court judge Luka Kimaru ordered that Miguna be released. He further directed that Mr Miguna appears before him on February 14 to take a plea. The government was not served with the court order on Thursday afternoon because of a delay at the court registrar's office, Okiya Omtatah, an activist who filed the High Court case and won the lifting of the suspension, told Reuters.

Life&Culture HBO drops Super Bowl trailer for Westworld season two
Author: 0 HBO drops Super Bowl trailer for Westworld season two

As a attractive, soft piano playing at the background, she continues, "A world where you can be free". Delores' voiceover continues, with her saying "This world deserves to die", we then see a mysterious group of people, all dressed in black - so that could signify something - looking over a ravine that is almost dried up.

Life&Culture Super Bowl 52 postgame quotes: Bill Belichick
Author: 0 Super Bowl 52 postgame quotes: Bill Belichick

Malcolm Butler said the Patriots "gave up on me" after he did not play on defense during their Super Bowl 52 loss to the Eagles . Belichick's past unorthodox moves like using wide receivers Julian Edelman and Troy Brown as defensive backs could always be justified as genius from a prescient mad scientist, but benching Butler was different.

Life&Culture Black unemployment jumped in January up from record low
Author: 0 Black unemployment jumped in January up from record low

That hike - from 6.8% to 7.7% - comes after black unemployment plummeted to the lowest point in history in December after having been slashed almost in half during President Obama's second term. The black unemployment rate is still down significantly from a high of 16.8% in March 2010, but it also remains well above the unemployment rate for white Americans.

Life&Culture Have The Spice Girls finally agreed to a reunion?
Author: 0 Have The Spice Girls finally agreed to a reunion?

We're just going to get to the point: The Spice Girls have reunited! They went on expressing how the time felt right to "explore some incredible new opportunities together". Posh Spice , Scary Spice , Baby Spice , Sporty Spice and even Ginger Spice smiled for the cameras - well Victoria Beckham didn't, as they got together this week.

Life&Culture Ellen DeGeneres shocks audience by giving them $1 million
Author: 0 Ellen DeGeneres shocks audience by giving them $1 million

She highlighted some of the good deeds that the audience members did including a couple that drove 800 miles to deliver supplies to victims of Hurricane Harvey with their own money. 'Now, you will join Dian as a protector and champion of these mountain gorillas'. While Ellen was playing a game of "Show Did/Show Didn't", in which she was challenged to recall previous interactions with celebrity guests as fact or fiction, the ABC late-night host surprised her by turning a "Show Didn't" ...

Life&Culture Meghan Markle 'SHOCKS AND STUNS' with outfit for formal event
Author: 0 Meghan Markle 'SHOCKS AND STUNS' with outfit for formal event

Markle has taken to royal life like a duck to water since the announcement of her and Harry's engagement at the end of November, embarking on a number of engagements to Nottingham, Brixton and Cardiff. "Awkward, we've got different notes", Neil said , looking at Meghan for some support. It would be a first in any royal wedding , according to reports .

Life&Culture Nelson Objects To FEMA Food And Water 'Shut Off' To Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Nelson Objects To FEMA Food And Water 'Shut Off' To Puerto Rico

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz says many in the US territory still need the water and food they have been getting from FEMA. "Now is not the time to remove this life-sustaining assistance". So the federal agency plans to "shut off" those supplies on January 31, 2018. Several U.S. senators took to the Senate floor Wednesday to call on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to continue providing food and water to the island territory.

Life&Culture GOP congressman who led the Benghazi probe will leave House
Author: 0 GOP congressman who led the Benghazi probe will leave House

Embassy in Benghazi. A former federal prosecutor, Gowdy was first elected to the House in 2010, and became chair of the House Oversight Committee a year ago after Rep. This week, Gowdy was among the committee members pushing for the release of a memo, drafted by Republicans, that alleges abuses of the government surveillance powers in the Russian Federation investigation.

Life&Culture Rousey still struggling emotionally with UFC downfall
Author: 0 Rousey still struggling emotionally with UFC downfall

Rousey, the UFC superstar on perhaps permanent hiatus from mixed martial arts, laughed as she panned the camera around the table and had her party shout out what kind of food was on their plates. Betting odds still have the former UFC bantamweight champion as a leading favorite and if Rousey shows up at the WWE Royal Rumble it is assumed she will in fact win it.

Life&Culture Carrie Fisher Wins A Posthumous Grammy!
Author: 0 Carrie Fisher Wins A Posthumous Grammy!

After more than a dozen albums and a little more than a year after his death, singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen won his first Grammy . The story takes entries from her diaries that she kept during her time filming the first " Star Wars " film, "A New Hope", in 1977.

Life&Culture Kim Kardashian West claps back at Lindsay Lohan
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian West claps back at Lindsay Lohan

Kim caused uproar on Sunday when she posted a video of herself on Snapchat showing off her new hairdo. "It's not cultural appreciation when Kim Kardashian fights tooth and nail to avoid crediting the Black women who inspire her looks/aesthetic/hairstyles", one person tweeted.

Author: 0 GOP Memo Reveals Rosenstein Approved Surveillance Of Carter Page

Trump may want the memo released because he thinks it vindicates his fears about the investigation and shows that members of his circle were targeted by the Justice Department based on unverified information . Rosenstein was born in Philadelphia and lived in Bethesda while he was U.S. Attorney. The Justice Department has not replied to Page's letter, he told TheDC.

Life&Culture Kendrick Lamar is king of Grammys, so far, with 5 wins
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar is king of Grammys, so far, with 5 wins

It won over Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber's " Despacito ", Jay-Z's "4:44", Julia Michaels" "Issues' and Logic featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid's "1-800-273-8255". With the volume turned down, the opening of Lamar's XXX could have been mistaken for a live promo for CBS' military drama Seal Team , with its waving flag and light-infantry dancers.

Life&Culture Brie Larson Suits Up In Awesome New Set Photos From Captain Marvel
Author: 0 Brie Larson Suits Up In Awesome New Set Photos From Captain Marvel

But, despite the fan theories, this likely hasn't been done for purposes of CG. Story-wise, we know Carol Danvers initially rose through the ranks of the United States Air Force, and was later appointed by NASA as head of security. Jude Law will play Captain Mar-Vell in the movie. She's also key member of The Avengers . Check out below the cool new still of Larson fully clothed as the fantastic heroine in the 1990s setting of the film.

Life&Culture France's Macron Invited To First US State Visit Of Trump's Presidency
Author: 0 France's Macron Invited To First US State Visit Of Trump's Presidency

Macron also promoted his tax cuts for businesses and says France's labour rules need to "be much more adapted to business environment" to make the country more competitive. "This is about an America First agenda but America First does mean working with the rest of the world", he said, before Merkel and Macron's appearances.

Life&Culture Dollar rises, stocks pare gains after Trump talks up US currency
Author: 0 Dollar rises, stocks pare gains after Trump talks up US currency

For a quarter-century, US Treasury chiefs have espoused the benefits of a strong dollar - so it may be jarring for investors to hear a Treasury secretary discuss the merits of a weaker one. While Treasury secretaries since Robert Rubin in 1993 have tended to promote a "strong dollar " as being in America's interest, most have tweaked the message from time to time, albeit perhaps not as aggressively as Mnuchin and sometimes more in error than design.

Life&Culture Meryl Streep joins 'Big Little Lies' season 2
Author: 0 Meryl Streep joins 'Big Little Lies' season 2

But to talk about who she'll be playing, we'll need to spoil the terrific ending of the first season. She'll play Mary Louis Wright, mother of now deceased Perry Wright (played by Alexander Skarsgård) and mother-in-law to Kidman's Celeste, Variety reports.

Life&Culture Elton John Quits Touring
Author: 0 Elton John Quits Touring

John, who in the 1980s became one of the first openly gay major celebrities, has two children with his husband, Canadian filmmaker and former advertising executive David Furnish . The report comes less than a year after John was forced to cancel a series of shows when he contracted a bacterial infection. Elton is finishing his last performance of his Las Vegas show, The Million Dollar Piano , on 19 May after over 200 shows.

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