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Ruling against sanctuary city order lauded in San Francisco Ruling against sanctuary city order lauded in San Francisco
- April 26, 2017

Section 9 (a) of the executive order states that the USA attorney general and secretary of the Department of Homeland Security "shall ensure that all jurisdictions that willfully refuse to comply" with the law "are not eligible to receive federal grants, except as deemed necessary for law enforcement". (more...)
World's oldest person, Emma Morano, dies at 117
- April 26, 2017

I'm happy she didn't suffer but passed away that way, tranquilly", Bava said Saturday . She goes to bed before 7 p.m. and rises before 6 a.m. She outlived all her siblings, lost her only son, ended an abusive marriage , lived through both the world wars and saw over 90 Italian governments during her lifetime. (more...)
Arsene Wenger continues to dodge questions over Arsenal future
- April 26, 2017

The Chile global is facing an uncertain future with Arsenal given his contract is due to expire in 2018 and talks over a renewal are on hold until the end of the season. "I think it's easy to hide behind saying, "we lack leaders, they lack leaders, these guys have", he said . "It will give us a lift but we need to keep that level". (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner tells all in new memoir Caitlyn Jenner tells all in new memoir
- April 26, 2017

In her memoir, Caitlyn reveals that she went through sex reassignment surgery in January. "I had to do whatever it took to make them a part of my life". "So I stop going through transition in 1989". I'm not a one-issue voter. Or I guess, used to be before she transitioned. "Then I would get the hell out of there". (more...)
Prince William Pokes Fun At His Controversial Clubbing In Switzerland!
- April 26, 2017

At first, it looks like a sunny family chat, with Britain's young royals Kate Middleton, Prince William and brother Harry casually dressed and huddled on a park bench. "I can't you how much of an emotional journey it's been, but I'm sure it's the same for everyone". Britain's Prince William (R) and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge speaking to Prince Harry before a lunch for overseas royalty hosted by Queen Elizabeth to mark her Diamond Jubilee at Windsor Castle in southern ... (more...)
TRUMP VOWS: 'The wall's going to get built' TRUMP VOWS: 'The wall's going to get built'
- April 26, 2017

Mr Trump had proposed $1.5bn (£1.2bn) for his wall through Congress as part of the spending bill, which funds federal agencies to the end of the current fiscal year. -Mexico border. His earlier demand that it be included represented a significant impasse in budget talks, and the latest comments potentially could pave the way for a bipartisan deal just days ahead of the government shutdown deadline. (more...)
Comedian Charlie Murphy dies from leukemia aged 57 Comedian Charlie Murphy dies from leukemia aged 57
- April 26, 2017

He is well-remembered for a series of skits, Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories , in which his tales of exploits with the likes of Prince and Rick James were dramatized. Charlie's wife, Tisha Taylor Murphy , passed away after a lengthy battle with cervical cancer in 2009. Celebrities paid tribute to the late actor on Twitter . (more...)
'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' to take place after 'Infinity War'
- April 26, 2017

Gunn explained that Vol. 3 will take place after the events of The Avengers: Infinity War , Marvel's next team-up movie that will unite the Guardians with Iron Man , Thor, Captain America, Black Widow and the Hulk. Guardians stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista and Michael Rooker , plus new addition Kurt Russell , joined Jimmy Kimmel on his late-night talk show Monday night. (more...)
Fast 8 Global Debut Brings In $532.5M, Besting Star Wars Fast 8 Global Debut Brings In $532.5M, Besting Star Wars
- April 26, 2017

The action movie did not only broke this record but also surpassed fellow Universal movie ' Jurassic World' to score the best global launch of all time. Behind megastars Vin Diesel and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson , the latest Furious film opened exceptionally well in the rest of the world. " The Fate of the Furious " opened to $100.2 million in North America, a sharp drop from " Furious 7's " $147.2 million kick-offs", Variety added. (more...)
Houston Rockets rumble OKC Thunder to take control of series Houston Rockets rumble OKC Thunder to take control of series
- April 26, 2017

Don't try and make it Russell against the rest of the guys, Russell against Houston, I don't want to hear that. Regardless if I go to the bench, or Steven's on the floor, or if I'm off the floor, we in this together. The Rockets lead the best-of-seven series 3-1 heading into Game 5 on Tuesday in Houston. JAZZ 105, CLIPPERS 98: At Salt Lake City, Joe Johnson scored 28 points, and Utah beat the Los Angeles Clippers to tie their first-round playoff series at 2-all. (more...)
Clippers guard Austin Rivers to play in Game 5 against Utah
- April 26, 2017

Which makes sense, both teams won 51 games, had the same road record, the same home record, and the same conference record. Take Game 4 against the Clippers, for example. Utah evened the best-of-seven series at two games apiece. The first half was winding down, and the clock had just ticked under four minutes remaining. (more...)
Chelsea extend Premier League lead with 4-2 win over Southampton Chelsea extend Premier League lead with 4-2 win over Southampton
- April 26, 2017

He added a superb second as Chelsea secured a 4-2 win to go seven points clear of Tottenham at the summit, with their nearest rivals in action against Crystal Palace on Wednesday. After Cesc Fabregas and Hazard worked a smart corner-kick routine, the former fed Diego Costa who showed strength and technique to hold off his marker and direct a ideal header past Forster for his 50th Premier League goal. (more...)
US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf
- April 26, 2017

A US Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Arabian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday, the latest tense naval encounter between the two countries. In January, the same United States vessel fired three warning shots at a group of Iranian ships that approached it at high speed in the Strait of Hormuz. (more...)
Caitlyn Jenner Guesting on Tucker Carlson's First Post-O'Reilly Show
- April 26, 2017

Majority showed Jenner's face placed over the top of Pennywise the clown's face and then displayed things like, "Tonight on Tucker Carlson: IT", and " Based on a novel reality ". "He looked like he would be pretty good on all LGBT issues, which is important, because my loyalties do not lie with Donald Trump , my loyalties do not lie with the Republican party, my loyalties and what I'm fighting for is my community: the LGBT community". (more...)
Federal Court In San Francisco Blocks Trump's Threat Against Sanctuary Cities
- April 26, 2017

Judge William Orrick imposed a nationwide injunction against a January 27 executive order authorizing the Attorney General to withhold federal grant money from so-called sanctuary jurisdictions that do not cooperate with USA immigration officials. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Doesn't Like Being Called Her Dad's 'Accomplice'
- April 26, 2017

Trump, who has positioned herself as an advocate for women's issues in the White House, called her father's calls for paid maternity leave and better access to childcare "central" to that work. Taking part in a Berlin summit, U.S. president's daughter says she is still "rather unfamiliar" with first daughter role. "‶Am I the only one who thinks it is utterly absurd that the chancellor is now doing foreign policy with the daughter of Donald Trump?" tweeted German Social Democrat politician ... (more...)
Netflix is taking on over $1 billion in new debt - here's why Netflix is taking on over $1 billion in new debt - here's why
- April 26, 2017

The SVOD giant made a similar move in the USA last October, announcing a US$1 billion debt offering - again for "general corporate purposes". Netflix has noted it is looking to soon raise debt. The move has been called "fairly conservative" for the entertainment industry, and it wouldn't be surprising to see the company take on even more debt before the year is out. (more...)
Has Zoe Saldana let slip the title of the fourth 'Avengers' movie
- April 26, 2017

They're expected to be a culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe so far. You don't always know, we don't say, '2012, 2013.' We do in the Guardians because you do the math and 1988, and it's 26 years later. The Infinity Gauntlet is one of the most famous storylines in all of Marvel comics and if it's the basis of the fourth Avengers movie, we have a vague idea of where the MCU status quo lies at the end of Infinity War . (more...)
Chelsea have psychological staying power to win league Chelsea have psychological staying power to win league
- April 26, 2017

Manager Antonio Conte is likely to recall Diego Costa and Eden Hazard after leaving them out for the FA Cup semi-final win over Tottenham. "They're winners, another thing is to win titles, but they're winners". The first target for every great champion is to play for the team and to put your talent in the team. "I am happy for my goal, it was a great goal, but it's not the best I've ever scored", he said . (more...)
Senate set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary Senate set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary
- April 26, 2017

As governor of Georgia, Perdue enacted strict food-safety regulations after a deadly salmonella outbreak was traced to peanut butter from Georgia. Want to know more about Sonny Perdue? "His strong production and agribusiness background makes him keenly aware of US agriculture's critical importance in feeding and clothing this country and the world, powering this nation's economy, and contributing to rural America's well-being". (more...)

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