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Blue Jackets beat Penguins 5-4 to avoid sweep
- April 19, 2017

The three goals put Guentzel's playoff point total at five, giving him a tie with linemate Sidney Crosby for second-most so far this postseason. ST. Louis Blues. Thirteen minutes into the second period, Werenski was struck in the face by a Phil Kessel shot, causing a big gash below his right eye. (more...)
Musician John Warren Geils Jr. dies in Massachusetts at 71 Musician John Warren Geils Jr. dies in Massachusetts at 71
- April 19, 2017

Geils Band . Guitarist John Warren Geils Jr ., popularly known as J. Geils , was found dead at the age of 71 in his home in Groton, Massachusetts, on Tuesday. Founded in 1967, The J Geils Band released 11 studio albums, among them the U.S. chart-topping Freeze-Frame, before breaking up in 1985. In 1970, the band was signed to Atlantic records and, on November 16, 1970, released their debut album. (more...)
'The Fate of the Furious' races to record opening
- April 18, 2017

The "Fast and the Furious" is a global juggernaut for Universal Pictures , which plans two additional pictures. Heading into the weekend, most analysts expected the film would roar past the $ 100 million mark, instead of inch over the line. (more...)
'Fate of the Furious' races to biggest global box office opening ever
- April 18, 2017

That was the humblebrag made by the Greater Cleveland Film Commission in an email to members Monday boasting about the box office debut of the filmed-in-Cleveland, "The Fate of the Furious". 1, "Marvel's the Avengers" ($392.5 million in 2015) at No. 8 and "Spider-Man 3" ($381.7 million in 2007) at No. 11. The monstrous global debut drove the film to a $532.5 million three-day worldwide opening, the biggest ever, surpassing the $529 million record set by Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015. (more...)
Lorde Kinda Covered Kanye West's Lorde Kinda Covered Kanye West's "Runaway" at Coachella
- April 18, 2017

Tickets cost just $20 each in reference to Lorde's age, which alright, no need to rub it in. Watch footage of Lorde's Coachella set and " Homemade Dynamite " below. In what Billboard described as a "far cry from her stripped down performance" in 2014, Lorde's full-production set was full of lights, dancing and even a box full of dancers replicating a club scene. (more...)
Washington Nationals bats again silenced by Jeremy Hellickson in 4-2 loss Washington Nationals bats again silenced by Jeremy Hellickson in 4-2 loss
- April 18, 2017

And even if it is April, that's the way that game is played. His five walks, including four vs. the Mets last time out, are a little off for the righty. And what the Phils are missing on multiple levels. Ruf was 11 for 31 with three home runs, three doubles and eight walks off Gonzalez, tormenting him while in a Phillies uniform. (more...)
Sienna Miller calls Brad Pitt dating rumours Sienna Miller calls Brad Pitt dating rumours "silly"
- April 18, 2017

Check out in detail! When asked about it, Miller laughed off the suggestion, saying, "I'm not going to even dignify it with a response". "It's predictable and silly", she added. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was built in 1913. Peace could be over between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt! It has six bedrooms, plus ten baths. According to JustJared.com, the property which is spread over 2.1 acres of land, also includes a pool, rose gardens, rolling lawns, a library and much more. (more...)
Pearl Jam, Tupac, Yes, Journey to be inducted into Rock Hall
- April 17, 2017

That was the theme as the group was inducted Friday - fans constantly screaming and hooting after someone said the band's name or a camera panned to the rockers. "You're the ones who put us here", Perry said to the Journey fans, earning one of the night's loudest applauses. Snoop Dogg inducted his friend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur , and accepted the award on his behalf, saying, "I know you're gonna live forever, 'cause legends always do". (more...)
Tanaka finds form, Yanks beat Cards 4-3 for 5th straight win
- April 17, 2017

Torreyes jogged out of the box, assuming he'd just popped out, but picked up the pace as the ball fell and managed to stretch his single into an awkwardly-slid-into double. St. Louis entered the night with a majors-worst 7.86 bullpen ERA. Their first run came thanks to Martinez's lack of control. Gardner raced home easily. (more...)
Parks & Rec egg hunt an Easter weekend tradition Parks & Rec egg hunt an Easter weekend tradition
- April 17, 2017

Before the Lansing Lugnuts game against the Lake County Captains, the Lugnuts will be dropping Easter Eggs onto the outfield from a helicopter. While most of the kids grabbed as many eggs as possible and then went on their merry way, several others used their egg-hunting methods to maximize their egg count. (more...)
There is only one explanation for Jesus' resurrection There is only one explanation for Jesus' resurrection
- April 17, 2017

The men volunteered to be whipped and nailed to crosses in a yearly Good Friday ritual, asking for forgiveness for their sins by experiencing the pain Jesus is believed to have endured. "We wanted them to be able to celebrate that important moment with a group of believers", Belford said. Ken Mufuka, chairman of the church council at Trinity United Methodist Church in Greenwood, is a native of Zimbabwe. (more...)
Emma Morano, World's Oldest Person, Dies at 117
- April 16, 2017

Morano - who received Dr. Brava's nearly-daily call on Friday - was born in 1899, and she was also believed to have been the last surviving person in the world born in the 1800s. Emma Morano blows candles in the day of her birthday in Verbania, Italy , Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. Morano left her husband in 1938 because he would beat her. (more...)
April the giraffe gives birth before online audience
- April 16, 2017

On Saturday, Facebook and YouTube livestream superstar April the giraffe finally gave birth to her calf. This will be April's 5-year-old baby daddy Oliver's first calf. Congratulations to April and Oliver on their baby calf! April is one of the most popular residents at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York. (more...)
Janet Jackson introduces baby boy to world with photo on Twitter Janet Jackson introduces baby boy to world with photo on Twitter
- April 16, 2017

On Friday night, Janet Jackson shared the first photo her her son Eissa and is it was well worth the wait. And the sweet snap of Eissa comes after it was previously claimed Janet was only allowing "a select few" people to see her baby so soon after the birth. (more...)
Russia's spurned singer tapped as Eurovision 2018 contestant Russia's spurned singer tapped as Eurovision 2018 contestant
- April 15, 2017

Channel 1 director Konstantin Ernst said Friday an agreement has been reached with the European Broadcasting Union for Samoylova to be Russia's entry next year. In 2009, the EBU rejected Georgia's entry, a disco-flavoured song called We Don't Wanna Put In , a barely veiled criticism of Russian leader Vladimir Putin in the wake of the previous year's short war between Georgia and Russia . (more...)
Wisconsin governor cancels Easter egg hunt due to manhunt
- April 15, 2017

Also Saturday - Naperville Trinity Church of the Nazarene has both an Easter egg hunt and pancake breakfast for kids up to 4 grade. The other eggs will also contain other prizes like school supplies and sweets. Kids 11 and younger can hunt for candy around the market in Henderson, and get a free ride ticket and raffle ticket. Kids can play in the indoor play area for 2 hours, and there will be a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny. (more...)
Abigail Breslin Bravely Opens Up About Her Assault Abigail Breslin Bravely Opens Up About Her Assault
- April 13, 2017

The former child star also featured the comment as a pinned tweet , and has elicited a number of thoughtful responses from fans as a result. Breslin, who is set to star in ABC's upcoming TV remake of the 1987 classic Dirty Dancing, has received an outpouring of support and love from fans on social media since opening up, and took to Twitter on Tuesday to thank everyone. (more...)
Judge rules baby can be allowed to die, against parents' wishes Judge rules baby can be allowed to die, against parents' wishes
- April 13, 2017

A statement from the Great Ormond Street Hospital, which was issued following the High Court ruling, said: "Our focus now is to work with Charlie's family to plan for the next stages in Charlie's care". Instead they recommended Charlie be taken off life support and transferred to palliative care. Mr Gard cried "no", while other family members broke down in tears after hearing the judge's ruling. (more...)
Mel B Says Simon Cowell Convinced Her to Leave Her Estranged Husband Mel B Says Simon Cowell Convinced Her to Leave Her Estranged Husband
- April 12, 2017

The new reports comes after it has been claimed Stephen is planning to drag the nanny he allegedly got pregnant into the divorce courts to be a witness against Mel. "He wanted double that but he'll take what's being offered because if he gets into a fight with her then her pockets are much deeper than his". The America's Got Talent judge star didn't look too upset after the run-in with police, as she was seen chatting on the phone and picking up a pack of cigarettes at a liquor store ... (more...)
My future not affecting players - Wenger after
- April 12, 2017

Goals from Andros Townsend, Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic sealed the Eagles' impressive victory at Selhurst Park and heaped further pressure on Arsenal and under-fire manager Arsene Wenger. The uncertainty over his future has been a major distraction for a team lacking the fighting spirit required to cope with adversity. He had led Arsenal to top-four finishes in each of his previous 20 seasons at the helm. (more...)
Drake, the Chainsmokers lead with 22 Billboard Award nods Drake, the Chainsmokers lead with 22 Billboard Award nods
- April 12, 2017

The next closest act for this year's event is Twenty One Pilots. Other big contenders include twenty one pilots (17 nominations) and Rihanna (14). And their final nod came in the Top Rock Tour category, where they square off against Coldplay and Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band. Musician Pete Wentz of "Fall Out Boy" and singer-songwriter Julia Michaels announced the 2017 Billboard Music Award nominees for five categories live on " Good Morning America " today. (more...)
Actor From Kendall Jenner Pepsi Commercial Addresses Backlash Actor From Kendall Jenner Pepsi Commercial Addresses Backlash
- April 10, 2017

In the sketch from Saturday night, we see everything that happened "behind the scenes" of the commercial, featuring Beck Bennett as the wide-eyed director helming his first big job. "I know! It's cute , right?" Standing up against police brutality, racial injustice and inequality, the Black Lives Matter movement seeks to tackle systemic racism in American society, which the Pepsi commercial appears to trivialize. (more...)
Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk welcome their first baby Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk welcome their first baby
- April 10, 2017

A source confirmed the couple's baby news to PEOPLE in November shortly after Shayk's appearance on the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show runway. This is the first child for Cooper and Shayk , who have been dating since 2015, according to E! "(Bradley and Irina) just work really well together and want to spend every minute they have free together", a source told the website. (more...)
Mel B loses battle to regain possession of alleged sex tapes Mel B loses battle to regain possession of alleged sex tapes
- April 10, 2017

The crew then had a doctor give her an unnecessary steroid injection meant to treat an allergic reaction. She's a great mother. According to TMZ , the singer's longtime makeup artist recently revealed that he has been keeping her secret for years because "she confided in him that Stephen Belafonte caused many of her injuries he covered up with makeup". (more...)
India news presenter learns of husband's death on live TV India news presenter learns of husband's death on live TV
- April 10, 2017

Yet she somehow, very bravely, kept her composure and finished the report before breaking down. Although he didn't identify the victims by name the reporter said three of five people in the vehicle were dead. Breaking news came midway through the bulletin: a live phone-in. "Salute Supreet s strength in dealing with her husband s demise with extraordinary bravery & professionalism", tweeted the state chief minister Raman Singh. (more...)
Jared Kushner omits some foreign contacts on security form
- April 09, 2017

If headlines over the last few weeks are to be believed , the two are having trouble getting along these days, which isn't all that surprising for a number of reasons, including Bannon's alleged anti-Semitic leanings. Kusher had previously agreed to answer questions from lawmakers investigating Trump and his associates' possible ties with Russian Federation. Some of the former Trump advisers said Priebus is at fault for not gaining control of the feuding and said Cohn, a former ... (more...)
Hundreds march in Amsterdam to support beaten gay couple Hundreds march in Amsterdam to support beaten gay couple
- April 08, 2017

Ronnie lost four front teeth, as well as part of a fifth one, and suffered a severed lip. Please credit the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters that covers humanitarian issues, conflicts, global land and property rights, modern slavery and human trafficking, women's rights, climate change and resilience. (more...)
Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90 Don Rickles, king of insult comedy, dies at 90
- April 08, 2017

Rickles and Frank Sinatra were longtime friends and the two goofed on this relationship when Rickles surprised the iconic singer during an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. One of the funniest people that ever lived, you dumb schmuck. ROBBINS: That's comedian Chris Rock in the 2007 documentary "Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project". (more...)
Marshawn Lynch visits Raiders; source says deal could happen Marshawn Lynch visits Raiders; source says deal could happen
- April 06, 2017

But Rapoport reports the Seahawks cleared Lynch to visit the Raiders for what was described as a "fact-finding" mission. Lynch, 30, last played for the Seahawks in 2015 and announced his retirement on the day of Super Bowl 50. Things move quickly in the National Football League and if this visit is any indication, Lynch and the Raiders are doing their homework before pulling the trigger. (more...)
What Late Night Milestone Has Stephen Colbert Reached? What Late Night Milestone Has Stephen Colbert Reached?
- April 06, 2017

The comedian claimed he didn't mean for it to become such a big deal, but he also said that he doesn't regret sending the email. In his monologue, Colbert also got into the ongoing Russian Federation investigation and Trump's decision to donate his first-quarter salary to the National Parks Service ("It's a nice change of pace to see Trump pay the settlement money before the screwing"), then laced into Sean Spicer shrinking in size: "This job is really grinding him down, starting from the ... (more...)
Venezuela congress seeks censure of Supreme Court judges Venezuela congress seeks censure of Supreme Court judges
- April 06, 2017

On March 30 the Supreme Court in Caracas moved to take power from Venezuela's elected National Assembly, which was led by parties opposed to Maduro and has been critical of his policies. Video footage from the scene showed police using water cannons, pepper spray and tear gas on the protesters to subdue the angry crowd. Opposition activists said armed, pro-government gangs on motorcycles fired into the air. (more...)
WrestleMania 33 - Brock Lesnar defeats Goldberg to win Universal Championship WrestleMania 33 - Brock Lesnar defeats Goldberg to win Universal Championship
- April 05, 2017

I am guessing that we will see him again in the future, possibly as a special attraction for WWE on some major shows. This year's show will see #Goldberg defending his newly won WWE Universal Championship against the man he has constantly bested, #BrockLesnar, while Bray Wyatt will defend his WWE Championship against the victor of the Royal Rumble match, Randy Orton . (more...)
Ex-Fox News chief Ailes' sex scandal makes way to US television
- April 05, 2017

A former Fox News contributor is accusing Roger Ailes of sexual harassment, an accusation that has been plaguing the news network. BMW wasn't among the top 50 advertisers on "The O'Reilly Factor ", but Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai were regular spenders. (more...)
Kylie Jenner and Tyga Reportedly Split Up Again
- April 05, 2017

In one Snapchat she sings along to " Act Ghetto " and in another, his song "100s". "Gettin' checks like Kylie , Yeah, every day I do it". Kylie Jenner and Tyga's romance is fast becoming the definition of a rollercoaster, as it's reported they're on yet another break from their relationship. (more...)
Adrian Peterson to visit Patriots on Monday
- April 04, 2017

However, the 32-year-old free agent hasn't signed with a team yet this offseason, for whatever reason. Peterson has earned more than $ 94 million in a National Football League career that will eventually land him in the Hall of Fame and has prioritized playing for a contender as he looks for his new team. (more...)
In DC visit, Egypt's el-Sissi to test 'chemistry' with Trump
- April 04, 2017

A number of politicians and experts have praised the importance of Al-Sisi's visit to Washington, as it is the first visit to the USA by an Egyptian president since 2009, as well as the first under the new United States administration. Egypt has always been one of Washington's closest allies in the Middle East and receives $1.3 billion annually in military aid. Although, President Trump has referred to al-Sisi as "a fantastic guy ", Human Rights groups disagree. (more...)
With Amazon Cash, you can shop online without a bank card With Amazon Cash, you can shop online without a bank card
- April 04, 2017

All you have to do is drop into a CVS Pharmacy, D&W Fresh Market, Family Fare, Kum & Go, Speedway, Sheetz, or VG Grocery and add money to your account . "Amazon's service is open to anyone who has a mobile phone", said Richard Crone, a payments consultant, adding the system adds authentication via the phone credentials, the Amazon log in and the consumer showing his or her phone at the retailer. (more...)
Bob Dylan picks up Nobel Prize in private ceremony in Sweden
- April 03, 2017

Other academy members noted the Blowin' in the Wind hitmaker appeared extremely pleased at the relaxed ceremony upon receiving his award. Taken from Virgil's Aeneid, the inscription reads: "Inventas vitam iuvat excoluisse per artes, loosely translated as, 'And they who bettered life on earth by their newly found mastery.' The day came to an end with Dylan's extraordinary performance at the Waterfront concert house". (more...)
Fans celebrate lives of actresses Fisher, Reynolds
- April 03, 2017

In a speech to the audience, Todd explained that "When Carrie died, my mother chose to change her plans a bit". Reynolds and Star Wars actress Fisher died within a day of each other in December previous year. "This entire thing I'm calling a show, not a memorial, because my mother... liked shows and parties", he said. The very next day, Carrie's mother, the legendary Debbie Reynolds, died after suffering a stroke. (more...)
Meghan Markle Receives Special Honor in 'Vanity Fair' Meghan Markle Receives Special Honor in 'Vanity Fair'
- April 03, 2017

Meghan is well aware that all her moves will be scrutinised once she is engaged and that is why she needs to change her life, reports suggest. Samantha said that when Markle is more "mature" she will better understand things from her perspective. (more...)