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DUP edges Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland post-Brexit vote DUP edges Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland post-Brexit vote
- March 04, 2017

Sinn Féin expects to hold its two despite the retirement of Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness, but how will the reduction from six seats to five play out? The election could potentially bring Northern Ireland back under direct rule unless the DUP and Sinn Féin can break the deadlock. (more...)
Demonstrating deep political savvy, Trump digs in on Russian Federation with new tweet! Demonstrating deep political savvy, Trump digs in on Russian Federation with new tweet!
- March 04, 2017

Team Trump first fired back by tweeting a photo of Schumer and Vladimir Putin yukking it up over coffee and donuts at the gas station. The tweet showed Schumer and Putin smiling over coffee and doughnuts at the NY outpost of Lukoil, one of Russia's biggest fuel companies. (more...)
Scott Darling latest Blackhawks player to suffer injury Scott Darling latest Blackhawks player to suffer injury
- March 04, 2017

Greiss continued to play well throughout overtime and matched Crawford until the shootout when Crawford made the two critical saves. I handicap based on value and always go with where I can get more for my money. "With injuries I don't think there's any good timing", Quenneville said. Anisimov, who sat out against the Islanders with an upper-body injury earlier in the week, has 22 goals in 59 games and needs one more to set a season high. (more...)
Tom Hiddleston & Brie Larson star in epic new Kong: Skull Island trailer Tom Hiddleston & Brie Larson star in epic new Kong: Skull Island trailer
- March 04, 2017

The runtime for Kong: Skull Island is 118 minutes so it's much shorter than Peter Jackson's King Kong remake from 2005. The way the camera sweeps around Kong in his attacks puts the audience right in the thick of everything. But even with that movie, we knew the story: Kong is found on a remote island, he's brought to the United States, he climbs a tall building and swats at airplanes. (more...)
Tom Hiddleston fails to convince in Kong: Skull Island Tom Hiddleston fails to convince in Kong: Skull Island
- March 04, 2017

Peter Capaldi recently announced he is quitting his star role in Doctor Who , after four years as the Time Lord. Like most people, when I heard they were making another King Kong film, I wasn't exactly thrilled. Because as big and stylish as Kong: Skull Island is, everything is also extremely grounded, or at least as grounded as they can be on an island full of monsters. (more...)
Trump accuses Pelosi of 'close ties to Russia,' demands investigation
- March 04, 2017

President Donald Trump has responded to growing concerns about his administration's ties to Russian Federation - by trolling Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in a tweet . I hereby demand a second investigation, after Schumer, of Pelosi for her close ties to Russian Federation, and lying about it. Several other members of Mr Trump's administration have also faced questions over ties to Russian Federation, including former national security advisor Michael Flynn. (more...)
Nina Dobrev & Ian Somerhalder joining The Originals after The Vampire Diaries cancellation? Nina Dobrev & Ian Somerhalder joining The Originals after The Vampire Diaries cancellation?
- March 04, 2017

We know all anyone can talk about these days is Nina Dobrev's return as Elena in the series finale, but the beating heart of The Vampire Diaries will always be the relationship between the Brothers Salvatore, and if they both don't survive the finale next week, we might need more than one box of tissues. (more...)
Successful Snapchat IPO may inspire Bay Area tech companies to go public Successful Snapchat IPO may inspire Bay Area tech companies to go public
- March 04, 2017

Snap sold at $17 a share in its IPO, so every dollar above that is profit for bankers and lost money for Snap . That will value the company-started by three Stanford students and once written off as little more than a teen sexting app-at about $24 billion. (more...)
Blasts Rape Claims as Cheap Ploy By Leah Remini Blasts Rape Claims as Cheap Ploy By Leah Remini
- March 04, 2017

The LAPD did not make any mention to the Church of Scientology . Another one of the women ( Victim B ) had filed a report with the LAPD in 2004 a year after her alleged rape occurred, however that investigation was closed when the witnesses (who were Scientologists) contradicted the victim's testimony. (more...)
Michael K. Williams Lands Key Role in Han Solo Movie Michael K. Williams Lands Key Role in Han Solo Movie
- March 04, 2017

Now, this is usually the part where I'd offer up some speculation on who Williams might be playing in Untitled Young Han Solo Movie , but that seems like a waste of everyone's time. The first standalone film in the "Star Wars" franchise, " Rogue One ", crossed the $1 billion worldwide box office benchmark and has grossed over $500 million at the domestic box office. (more...)
Star Wars Rebels Renewed For Fourth Season On Disney XD Star Wars Rebels Renewed For Fourth Season On Disney XD
- March 04, 2017

Furthermore, Visceral Games is working on an announced Star Wars game and former uncharted director, Amy Hennig, will be take part to the project as director. Star Wars Rebels was Disney XD's No. 1 series in Total Viewers and No. 1 animated series across key kids and boys demos in 2016, and generated more than 60 million consumer engagements on digital platforms. (more...)
Disney Considering A TRON Reboot With Jared Leto In The Lead Disney Considering A TRON Reboot With Jared Leto In The Lead
- March 04, 2017

With development on a new Tron sequel stalled, it seems Disney is looking to reboot the world of The Grid instead. That sequel, Tron: Legacy is something that we're pretty fond of around here, but it didn't exactly set the world on fire, and Disney didn't seem terribly interested in following through on another sequel. (more...)
Norges Bank Buys New Stake in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Norges Bank Buys New Stake in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS)
- March 04, 2017

Bernstein. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.5. Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s payout ratio is now 137.14%. Investors of record on Thursday, March 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.73 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 21st. He would later reinvest in Sands, but the destination casino continues to be the Las Vegas Sands model. (more...)
Snapchat Debuts On NYSE With A Pop At $24 Per Share Snapchat Debuts On NYSE With A Pop At $24 Per Share
- March 04, 2017

Orders for the IPO were concentrated at about $17 to $18 a share, people familiar with the process said Tuesday. Nonetheless, Snap's performance so far has surpassed what even the most optimistic experts had projected. The hugely successful initial public offering of Snap (SNAP) sends a positive message to unicorns and their backers who have anxious that the public markets will no longer support private tech valuations. (more...)
See Pics: Lamborghini launches its latest model, The Aventador S
- March 04, 2017

The V12 engine is paired to a 7-speed automatic transmission and power is sent to all wheels via an all-wheel-drive system although the system has been retuned to send as much as 90 percent of the torque to the rear wheels when needed. Body parts like engine bonnet, spoiler, rear air inlets are also made of carbon fiber while the other panels being carved out of aluminum and synthetic materials. (more...)
Natalie Portman welcomes a baby girl Natalie Portman welcomes a baby girl
- March 04, 2017

Critics raved about how accurately Portman managed to capture Kennedy's voice and personality. The couple already have one son, Aleph Portman-Millepied, who was born in 2011. It's clear that she will take this mature, inspirational outlook, and provide it to parenting Amalia. But Ellen DeGenees did bet her $1,000 that she was having a girl. (more...)
And Just Like Clockwork, Another Duggar Gets Engaged And Just Like Clockwork, Another Duggar Gets Engaged
- March 04, 2017

On Friday, the Duggar's official Facebook page shared a photo of Josh , his wife, Amy, and their four children, along with an encouraging message for the former 19 Kids and Counting reality star . Anna was holding their youngest child in their arms as she sat close beside her husband of nine years. It's unclear, but just days ago, Joy-Anna opened up to People magazine about the possibility of saying "I do" in the near future. (more...)
PwC Accountants in Oscars Snafu Had to Be 'Pushed Onstage' PwC Accountants in Oscars Snafu Had to Be 'Pushed Onstage'
- March 04, 2017

Isaacs said the Academy is still reviewing its relationship with PricewaterhouseCoopers, which has handled Oscar vote-tabulation duties for 83 years. In an exclusive interview with the Associated Press , Boone Isaacs shared that although Cullinan was the person who handed the wrong envelope to Warren Beatty , both accountants deviated from protocol and did not act quickly enough to correct the error. (more...)
Death threats for PwC Oscar duo Death threats for PwC Oscar duo
- March 04, 2017

La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz also earned praise from the Academy present because, she said, he "went from a nominee to a victor to a presenter" in such a short space of time. PWC has worked with the Oscars for 83 of the awards' 89 years. On the Today show Thursday, Al Roker said: "She's out?" "We deeply regret the mistakes that were made during the presentation of the Best Picture category during last night's Oscar ceremony", the academy said in a Monday statement . (more...)
Zoey Deutch Talks Before I Fall Zoey Deutch Talks Before I Fall
- March 04, 2017

At first blush, the picture's premise reads rather reminiscent of the Bill Murray classic Groundhog Day (1993), although this is a drama as opposed to a comedy, and it's set on February 12th instead of the 2nd. Throughout the day, Sam makes one little mistake after another: She ignores nice guy Kent (Logan Miller) when he gives her a rose and a sweet (but kinda creepy) card; she quietly encourages her friends as they taunt the school freak, Juliet (Elena Kampouris); she takes bully Lindsay's ... (more...)

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