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Culture Meet Zola - The dancing gorilla in a paddling pool
Author: 0 Meet Zola - The dancing gorilla in a paddling pool

A video shared by the zoo this week shows Zola splashing and dancing in a blue swimming pool. and he REALLY gets into it! The Dallas Zoo posted a 30-second clip of Zola splashing and spinning around wildly on Tuesday. The Calgary Zoo added music to that video, and wrote that Zola "loves to play in water". However, because this is the internet age, people weren't happy with the video simply showing Zola dancing in silence.

Culture Jay-Z will tour with new album later this year
Author: 0 Jay-Z will tour with new album later this year

JAY-Z's project will be released exclusively to Tidal and Sprint users , being that the cellular network has a major deal with the streaming service. "Well, I did some work with him for some stuff he's working on". But don't fear! Mr. Carter has committed to three festival appearances, so far, including the Meadows Festival (New York, NY), Made in America (Philadelphia, PA) and Austin City Limits (Austin, TX).

Culture FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting
Author: 0 FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

But they said they had not yet clarified who , if anyone, he planned to target, or why, beyond his animus toward President Donald Trump and the Republicans he felt were ruining the country. On April 15, Hodgkinson took multiple photographs of Eugene Simpson Stadium Park. Hodgkinson was a Democrat and supporter of the presidential campaign of Sen.

Culture What Does Kelly Rowland Have To Say About Beyonce's Twins?
Author: 0 What Does Kelly Rowland Have To Say About Beyonce's Twins?

Media Takeout has claimed that the celebrity couple have named their boy and girl as Shawn Jr. and Bea Carter. Now, after the official announcement about the twins' birth, the family of music tycoon and his adorable wife has started to receive the congratulations.

Culture NewsAlert: Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft
Author: 0 NewsAlert: Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft

Instead of forcing Vegas fans to watch several years of plodding franchise-building, the National Hockey League wants the Golden Knights to be decent from the start. The picks included defensemen Trevor van Riemsdyk and Brayden McNabb , forward Oscar Lindberg . The Golden Knights' biggest strength will be in net, where Fleury, who led the Penguins past the Blue Jackets in the first round of the playoffs, gives them team a solid No.

Author: 0 Senate GOP Release Bill to Dismantle Obama Health Care Law

The text of the bill removes tax penalties required under the Affordable Care Act for people who choose not to purchase insurance. It abolishes two of the law's central mandates - that individuals must show proof of insurance when filing their taxes, and that firms with 50 workers or more must provide health coverage - while providing less money for moderate and low-income Americans buying insurance on the individual market.

Culture Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win

There's little question the result amounted to a pretty bad return on investment for California donors in what became the most expensive House race in US history. Pelosi, 77, has led the House Democratic caucus for almost 15 years, from the minority into the majority and back again. She said she has told Democrats to stop focusing on Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.

Author: 0 NBC Stands by Megyn Kelly's Interview With Alex Jones

Dannel Malloy, and advocates on issues including mental health and gun violence. In it, she questions Jones about his belief that the Newtown shooting was an elaborate hoax. "It's not going to be some " gotcha " hit piece". Kelly has not confirmed the authenticity of the tape. Jones revealed that he chose to release the unedited recordings of their conversation because he "knew it was all crap", and that he felt he would be painted in the wrong light entirely.

Author: 0 Services to Mark 1 Year Since 49 Killed in Orlando Gay Club

Suspected shooter Omar Mateen pledged allegiance to the Islamic State during the attack and was later killed in a shootout with police. According to the AP , hundreds of people gathered outside Pulse to mark the one-year anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history.

Culture Paul George trade: Cavaliers are still in the mix for Pacers forward
Author: 0 Paul George trade: Cavaliers are still in the mix for Pacers forward

Love is the best player that Cleveland is willing to offer IN for George, and the two sides had been engaged IN trade talks after George told the Pacers that he will lead the team IN free agency. With all of the trade speculation surrounding Butler , it's very possible that he stays in Chicago and tries to build his own 'super team'. Both teams would seek a high, first-round draft pick, which the Cavs do not have.

Author: 0 Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Resigns

The move comes at a pivotal time for the largest ride-hailing company. Yet Kalanick, who is nearly inevitably described as "combative" in profiles , was even more antagonistic toward his other constituencies. The idea of a $68 billion company that employs 14,000 having no one at the helm is unsettling at the very least, although a corporate overhaul seems mandatory to redefine the culture that came under heavy criticism under Kalanick's leadership.

Author: 0 Broadway shows its age on Bette's big night out

His co-star in the show, Rachel Bay Jones , took home the top award for an Actress Featured in a Musical, and thanked her grandmother for selling her engagement ring in order to pay for her ticket to move to NY, despite her parents' doubts about the decision.

Culture COSBY TRIAL: Prosecutors rest case against Bill Cosby
Author: 0 COSBY TRIAL: Prosecutors rest case against Bill Cosby

The prosecution rested its case Friday. The defense starts its case Monday. People yelled, "We love you Bill Cosby , " and "Hey, hey, hey, " the catchphrase from Cosby's "Fat Albert" TV show. She wanted to know what medication he had given Andrea Constand that incapacitated her. Cosby had been asked, according to the transcript. But Costand has testified that after she took the pills she felt frozen, and could not stop Cosby as he sexually assaulted her.

Culture Cosby trial: Defence rests after one witness
Author: 0 Cosby trial: Defence rests after one witness

Constand's memories were fuzzy and took time to sort out, he said, because she had been drugged. Cosby could charm jurors by testifying. The lone defense witness was the detective who led the 2005 investigation into allegations that Cosby drugged and violated Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

Author: 0 Putin mocks Comey, says he is welcome to seek asylum in Russia

Interestingly, embattled former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page said exactly the same thing about "racist Russophobia" in an appearance on MSNBC's Hardball last week . On a conciliatory note, Putin added that Russian Federation still hopes for normalization of ties with the U.S. During the question and answer session, Putin said he did not consider the USA to be an enemy of Russian Federation and claimed he wanted a "constructive dialogue" with Washington.

Author: 0 Beloved Actor Adam West, TV's Original Batman, Has Died Aged 88

He is survived by his wife, Marcelle, six children, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. But it was being cast in the 1960s Batman show (and its launch TV movie) that really put West on the map. Prior to his Hollywood Star, West also received a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars in 2012. And " Family Guy " creator Seth MacFarlane posted a letter to Twitter honoring West, who played the mayor of Quahog, the fictional city in Rhode Island where the series is ...

Author: 0 White House looks at ways to speed US drone, wireless technologies

Ivanka Trump , the daughter and assistant to President Donald Trump , reaches to swing her daughter Arabella Kushner in the Rose Garden at the Congressional Picnic on the South Lawn of the White House, Thursday, June 22, 2017 , in. Two Washington watchdog groups accused Trump and his workers of illegally deleting emails, official records and even tweets sent to millions of people.

Author: 0 Cosby sexual assault case ends in mistrial

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele speaks to the media after Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial was declared a mistrial due to a deadlocked jury in Norristown, Pa. "As I said before, about the carrying-ons, I said "listen, we don't run from the fact that this is a man who danced outside his marriage". Former federal prosecutor David Weinstein said Cosby's celebrity status nearly certainly played a role in the jury's deliberations, perhaps to convince "two or three jurors ...

Culture Alexis Bledel Returns for 'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 as series regular
Author: 0 Alexis Bledel Returns for 'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 as series regular

Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalism regime that treats women as property of the state. According to Hulu, "The Handmaid's Tale" had its most-viewed premiere of any series in its first week. Although she wasn't in every episode she made quite the impact.

Culture Gene Simmons Abandons Attempt To Trademark Devil Horns
Author: 0 Gene Simmons Abandons Attempt To Trademark Devil Horns

WIPR reported that Gene Simmons had applied to trademark the gesture , which he claimed he first used during a concert in 1974. The original application on file with the U.S. "It's laughable, I think, quite honestly", Dio said, likening Simmons' trademark bid to trying to trademark the bird or the peace sign. Previous interviews with Simmons revealed that he stole the hand gesture from Spider Man.

Author: 0 AAA predicts record-setting number of travelers on July 4th weekend

AAA Texas said more than 3.2 million people in the Lone Star State will travel this Independence Day weekend. The auto club defined the four-day July 4th travel period as Friday through the Tuesday holiday, compared with a Thursday-through-Monday stretch previous year.

Culture George Clooney just sold a tequila company for A BILLION DOLLARS
Author: 0 George Clooney just sold a tequila company for A BILLION DOLLARS

Forbes reports Clooney and his partners each own an equal share of Casamigos, so all three could earn as much as $333 million before taxes. Casamigos has an authentic brand identity with a smooth and accessible taste profile. It supports our strategy to focus on the high growth super-premium and above segments of the category. Diageo's North American president, Deirdre Mahlan, told reporters that high-growth companies like Casamigos were "notoriously challenging to value under traditional ...