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SC and Gonzaga on the defensive in Final Four
- April 04, 2017

South Carolina's Cinderella run to the Final Four ended at the hands of Gonzaga on Saturday night, and head coach Frank Martin had some important words to share - as usual. Gonzaga , which has allowed 60.9 points per game, has kept three of its four opponents under 60 points in the NCAA Tournament , while South Carolina's scrambling zone has kept its opponents off balance and out of sync. (more...)
Susan Sarandon denies alleged feud with Julia Roberts Susan Sarandon denies alleged feud with Julia Roberts
- April 04, 2017

The actress tweeted this week that the "fight" she allegedly had with Roberts while filming the 1998 flick " Stepmom " was a rumor created by her own public relations person. In the EW story , both actresses addressed rumors that they didn't get along on set while making the 1998 hit, which featured both stars at the top of their game. (more...)
Kylie Jenner and Tyga call it quits
- April 04, 2017

If rumors about Kylie Jenner and Tyga's breakup are true, the reality star isn't letting the end of the relationship affect her love for his music. "They tend to take little breaks all the time and then get back together", a source told People . (more...)
Girl, 2, defends her choice of doll to cashier Girl, 2, defends her choice of doll to cashier
- April 04, 2017

Her mother, Brandi Benner , shared a photo of Sophia holding her brand new doll on her Facebook page , which was a prize for the SC girl achieving her first goal of one whole month of using the potty. "She does [look like me]!", Sophia said. Sophia, who will be 3 in July, was so excited by her choice that she wouldn't let go of her new doll until they reached the register to check out. (more...)
Indiana Senate budget dedicates more money to education
- April 04, 2017

The House's revisions to the budget now move for a vote in the lower chamber as a $218 billion document, down from Straus's $221 billion proposal when it was first written in January. House and Senate negotiators of both parties are racing to reach agreement on a spending package to prevent a government shutdown on April 28. It now heads to the full Senate - again. (more...)
Tony Romo has interest from three TV networks already
- April 04, 2017

Schefter also speculated that despite Romo's decision to walk away from the game, other teams will continue to keep him on their radar in the hope that they can woo him with big money. Asked about Romo at the NFL's annual league meeting last week, Jones told USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell: "I have his interest at the top of my list". (more...)
Syrian group raises death toll in suspected gas attack to 58
- April 04, 2017

The Russian Defence Ministry said on Tuesday that Russian planes had not carried out air strikes on Idlib. It was the third claim of a chemical attack in just over a week in Syria. "Incident must be investigated & perpetrators held to account". France has also called for an emergency UN Security Council meeting following the suspected attack, according to Reuters. (more...)
How Congress could kill Obamacare after all
- April 04, 2017

Short said that "of course" the White House hopes to avoid a shutdown. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., filed a bill Friday that fully repeals Obamacare. "We can then discuss these suggestions in our caucus and be prepared at the earliest possible time to go forward", she wrote . Asked about House plans for a do-over, Sen. (more...)
Donald Trump signs bill that lets internet companies sell people's browsing history
- April 04, 2017

Currently, the federal law still requires internet providers to protect customer information. "If President Trump clicks his pen and signs this resolution, consumers will be stripped of critical privacy protections in a New York Minute", Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said. (more...)
Jennifer Lopez introduces ex-baseball star Alex Rodriguez to her mother Jennifer Lopez introduces ex-baseball star Alex Rodriguez to her mother
- April 04, 2017

During A-Rod's appearance on The View, he gushed over his new bae, US Magazine reports. 'She's an awesome, fantastic girl. "But we're having a great time, she's an fantastic, wonderful girl - one of the smartest human beings I've ever met, and also an incredible mother". (more...)
James Corden is bringing The Late Late Show to London in June James Corden is bringing The Late Late Show to London in June
- April 04, 2017

While gnawing on his plastic mouthpiece, Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry belted out an impressive rendition of "How Far I'll Go" from the Disney film Moana in a "Carpool Karaoke" segment on the "Late Late Show" Monday night. The 38-year-old comedian and actor previously hinted during a chat with Britain's Radio Times magazine that he may record the show in the United Kingdom. (more...)
US tells companies not to overlook qualified Americans
- April 04, 2017

Both swipes at the program come days after U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued a policy that rethinks the way the government awards H-1B visas to computer programmers . The new policy also garners the need of requirement set of employees who have the sufficient degree in that occupation. The Department of Justice issued a separate release on Monday which didn't specify action, but took a harsh tone on visa fraud. (more...)
WWE Raw: Goldberg spears Brock Lesnar before WrestleMania WWE Raw: Goldberg spears Brock Lesnar before WrestleMania
- April 04, 2017

The action will be unpredictable, but the result will not be. Overall show: The Hit count is lopsided, but this was a good go-home show, not a great one. I remember Survivor Series that it was Team Raw versus Team Smackdown , so there were a lot of matches that no one had seen before because of the brand split. (more...)
Victim Count In London Attack Near Parliament Rises To Four
- April 04, 2017

A U.S government source said Masood had associates with an interest in joining jihadist groups overseas, but there was no evidence he had done so himself. Police raised the death toll from the attack to five after the death of a 75-year-old. After Masood was shot dead during the attack, Islamic State (ISIS) hailed him as one of its "soldiers" but the exact nature of his ISIS connection remains unclear. (more...)
Former Spice Girl Mel B claims husband brutally abused her Former Spice Girl Mel B claims husband brutally abused her
- April 04, 2017

The British pop star claims Belafonte's abuse would often coincide with an accomplishment in her life or career - like the time he allegedly choked her and slammed her into hardwood floor as she was preparing for her Dancing with the Stars finale. (more...)
Staley says she would go to White House if invited
- April 04, 2017

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams hugs his grandchildren as he celebrates after the finals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against Gonzaga, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. But the edge here will go to the coach who has won two national championships and has coached in nine Final Fours - and that is Roy Williams. Staley and Coates have communicated throughout the Gamecocks' title run, sharing text messages through the Final Four. (more...)
Roman Polanski loses bid to return to US Roman Polanski loses bid to return to US
- April 04, 2017

Resolving the case would allow the 83-year-old director to travel more freely and to return to the US. In a 13-page ruling, judge Scott Gordon found that Polanski can not put the case behind him so long as he refuses to return to the USA and submit to the court's jurisdiction. (more...)
FIR filed against Shirish Kunder over mocking the UP CM Yogi Adityanath
- April 04, 2017

After coming to power, the Aditya Nath Yogi government has ordered the closure of illegal slaughterhouses and strict enforcement of the ban on cow smuggling to fulfill a key electoral promise. Out of the total 403 Assembly seats, BJP and its allies won 325 seats in the polls earlier this month. "But, those which are violating the orders of the NGT and playing with the health of the public would not be spared.", he asserted. (more...)
Commission says no Bill O'Reilly claim received
- April 04, 2017

Julie Roginsky, a paid commentator for Fox, said in the lawsuit , which was filed in NY and posted on her attorney's website, said that Fox News co-president Bill Shine retaliated against her when she refused to malign another woman, Gretchen Carlson, who had accused Ailes of harassment. (more...)
Mama June Shocks Sugar Bear With Her Incredible Weight Loss Transformation Mama June Shocks Sugar Bear With Her Incredible Weight Loss Transformation
- April 04, 2017

She continues that the building has changed and looks better but for her, it still doesn't serve good memories. It will be her first time to meet him post-surgery and although she knows that she looks good she is still nervous and is unsure if she's prepared for their encounter. (more...)