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Culture Iconic skier, filmmaker Warren Miller dies at age of 93
Author: 0 Iconic skier, filmmaker Warren Miller dies at age of 93

Warren Miller , the adventure filmmaker who was one of the first make skiing movies, died at the age of 93 at his home on Orcas Island, Wash ., according to a statement issued late Wednesday on his official Facebook page. After high school, Miller attended the University of Southern California and enlisted in the Navy during World War II. He and his ski buddy Ward Baker set off on a now-famous road trip around the West, towing an eight-foot teardrop trailer and living in the parking lot at ...

Culture Meryl Streep Is Joining The Cast Of 'Big Little Lies'
Author: 0 Meryl Streep Is Joining The Cast Of 'Big Little Lies'

The Oscar-winning actress will play Mary Louise Wright, mother-in-law to Nicole Kidman's character Celeste Wright. "Beyond thrilled to have the one, the only, Meryl Streep joining the cast of #BLL for season 2", Reese wrote. The gig marks a rare TV role from Streep , who won an Emmy in 2004 for her role in HBO miniseries " Angels in America ". Yes, MERYL STREEP is joining the powerful female ensemble cast and we couldn't be more exited about it.

Culture 'Black Panther' Is Shaping Up To Have A $100 Million Opening
Author: 0 'Black Panther' Is Shaping Up To Have A $100 Million Opening

But with the new LS, Lexus marketers hope to lure younger buyers who are more style and performance-minded, says Cooper Ericksen, Lexus vice president of marketing. Lexus' passion for fearless design, imaginative technology, and exhilarating performance enables the luxury lifestyle brand to create wonderful experiences for its customers.

Culture 'Murphy Brown' returning, as CBS reboots classic series
Author: 0 'Murphy Brown' returning, as CBS reboots classic series

Then-Vice President Dan Quayle famously stirred controversy by criticizing Brown for "mocking the importance of fathers by bearing a child alone". " CBS " release suggested that would be the case. "As its 30th anniversary approaches, " Murphy Brown " returns to a world of cable news, social media, fake news and a very different political and cultural climate", the network said in a statement.

Culture Octavia Spencer: Jessica Chastain Helped Me Get Equal Pay
Author: 0 Octavia Spencer: Jessica Chastain Helped Me Get Equal Pay

Speaking at a Sundance Film Festival panel , Spencer recalled a conversation she'd had past year with Chastain about pay equity between men and women. "I'm emotional because I haven't had a chance to process it". "And women do have to produce". However, Chastain made a decision to help her friend and went on a mission.

Culture After Sessions quizzed by Mueller, is Trump next?
Author: 0 After Sessions quizzed by Mueller, is Trump next?

The interview marks the first time that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office is known to have interviewed a member of Mr Trump's Cabinet. President Donald Trump's personal legal team lacks a law firm experienced with handling criminal probes.

Culture Captain Marvel Fans Using #KreeLarson In Support of Costume Debut
Author: 0 Captain Marvel Fans Using #KreeLarson In Support of Costume Debut

Replace that teal with red, and those silver accents with yellow-gold - now you've got Carol Danvers. Jackson as we know will be reprising his role as Nick Fury for the solo movie, although given that it's set in the 90s, an appearance from Cobie Smulders' Maria Hill seems a bit unlikely.

Culture Harvey Weinstein Former Assistant Claims He Made Me Clean Up His Semen
Author: 0 Harvey Weinstein Former Assistant Claims He Made Me Clean Up His Semen

This happened on a regular basis, three or so times a week when Harvey Weinstein was in NY. A former assistant to disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has sued the accused rapist, claiming he made her perform a series of humiliating and disgusting tasks and sexually harassed her, as reported by TMZ .

Culture Why it's okay that 'Wonder Woman' didn't get an Oscar nomination
Author: 0 Why it's okay that 'Wonder Woman' didn't get an Oscar nomination

After her 2017 breakout sensation was shut out of every category, the star had a characteristically upbeat take on the matter when asked about the shutout by a reporter. Look at the evolution of Captain America: The Winter Soldier from The First Avenger. Many were quick to say that the film was snubbed , and that the Oscars should have given it some sort of nomination, based on its impact alone.

Culture Kim Kardashian Just Responded To Rumors About Having Another Baby
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian Just Responded To Rumors About Having Another Baby

Her ice blonde hair cascaded down the side of her face as she pouted for the camera. Our favorite Kim K snaps! "She wants the family to get even bigger!" "& I Like the Kardashians". Aw. The lilac jumper was soft cotton and printed with a faded script reading Chicago , the child's name. It appears like the newborn already has a nickname, thanks to aunty Khloe.

Culture Doomsday Clock moved to just two minutes to 'apocalypse'
Author: 0 Doomsday Clock moved to just two minutes to 'apocalypse'

The clock is more of a marketing stunt than a robust indicator of the probability that doomsday is close upon us. Nuclear concerns were not the sole reason for the clock's move toward midnight. The scientists also made specific reference to the breakdown in negotiations between the United States and both Russian Federation and Iran. We are as close to apocalypse as we've ever been before, in part because of Donald Trump's tweets, scientists have warned .

Culture Guggenheim offers Trump a gold toilet for White House
Author: 0 Guggenheim offers Trump a gold toilet for White House

The Guggenheim had displayed "America" for some time, allowing tens of thousands of visitors to use the gilded toilet, but the museum offered to transport it to the White House along with instructions for how to use it. The artist told the Post , "It's a very delicate subject". Spector's emailed reply to the White House's request to loan Landscape with Snow was obtained by the Post .

Culture Casey Affleck reportedly withdraws as Oscars presenter
Author: 0 Casey Affleck reportedly withdraws as Oscars presenter

Affleck, the younger brother of actor and director Ben Affleck, topped challenges from Denzel Washington and Ryan Gosling to win the 2017 award. The news comes after increased scrutiny over years-old accusations against Affleck that stem from his alleged inappropriate behavior on the set of his documentary " I'm Still Here ".

Culture South Africa still has undiscovered mineral deposits, says mining consultant
Author: 0 South Africa still has undiscovered mineral deposits, says mining consultant

Ramaphosa succeeded Zuma as the head of the ruling African National Congress last month and there have since be increasing calls from within the party for Zuma to be forced out. Zuma's opponents say it must focus on the role of his friends, the Gupta brothers, who own several companies that have large contracts with state-owned companies.

Culture Celebrities Encouraged To Wear White Roses To The Grammys
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They selected the white rose as a nod to the original suffragettes. The decision to wear white roses was plotted during a dinner in New York City on Monday (January 22) with a dozen other women in music, calling themselves Voices in Entertainment .

Culture McIlroy
Author: 0 McIlroy "Ahead Of Schedule" After Flawless 65 In Dubai

After starting from the 10th tee, Donaldson was bogey-free for his round with an eagle on the par-5 13th and moved to 11-under par after four birdies in a row from the fourth hole onwards. You certainly can be a little down after shooting a 65 ... if your name is Rory McIlroy that is. "Yeah, it's a big difference", McIlroy said. If someone had said to me at the start of the week, you'd shoot 18-under par your first week back on, I thought, quite a hard golf course.

Culture Set Sail on a Harry Potter-Themed Cruise This Summer
Author: 0 Set Sail on a Harry Potter-Themed Cruise This Summer

The Downton Abbey cruise begin in April and run through August. They'll enjoy a traditional afternoon English tea before taking off. Along with historical estates like Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace, a stunning Tudor Palace that belonged to Henry VIII, the tour also stops at Virginia Water, which serious fans will recognise as the site where Harry first meets Buckbeak in " Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ".

Culture Kylie Jenner Secretly Announces New Makeup Instead Of Pregnancy
Author: 0 Kylie Jenner Secretly Announces New Makeup Instead Of Pregnancy

Of course, like Kylie's smaller lips, Kim's odd looks could be a result of drastic Photoshop or even makeup and lighting. "As soon as the baby is born, she will make an announcement and introduce the baby to her fans". Others have questioned whether she and Travis Scott are having relationship issues and if that caused her to remove herself from the spotlight. "Yes, she will release a photo and yes, she will acknowledge the baby".

Culture Rapper Fredo Santana Died At 27
Author: 0 Rapper Fredo Santana Died At 27

Rapper Fredo Santana has died in Los Angeles, a family member and the Los Angeles County Coroner's office said Saturday. His hit singles include "Dope Game", "Go To War", and "Riot", a song that featured hip-hop star Childish Gambino .

Culture Longtime KUSI Meteorologist John Coleman Dies at 83
Author: 0 Longtime KUSI Meteorologist John Coleman Dies at 83

After graduating from college, he worked at several TV stations throughout the Midwest, before landing at WLS, the ABC station in Chicago. He served as CEO of the Weather Channel for about a year after helping launch it in 1981. "Thirty-five years ago John Coleman and others founded The Weather Channel to answer a demand for around-the-clock weather information ", The Weather Channel said in a statement released Monday.

Culture INEC to suspend voter registration 60 days to 2019 general elections
Author: 0 INEC to suspend voter registration 60 days to 2019 general elections

With the latest amendment, the National Assembly election is to hold first, followed by gubernatorial and state assembly with the presidential election billed to be conducted last. "However, as provided for in Section 9 (5) of the Electoral Act (as amended), the CVR will be temporarily suspended 60 days to the commencement of the next General Elections scheduled for February 2019".

Culture David Beckham 'set to launch MLS team in Miami next week'
Author: 0 David Beckham 'set to launch MLS team in Miami next week'

After a protracted four-year saga to figure out a proper stadium site, and multiple legal battles in South Florida, it looks like Beckham and his team have finally gotten a satisfactory deal. The cruise industry blocked that effort, leading to failed bids for stadiums at the Miami waterfront and next to Marlins Park in Little Havana. Parallel to Beckham's stadium search, he sought out new investors to add to the group that also includes Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure and American Idol ...

Culture The XFL Is Reportedly Slated To Return In 2020
Author: 0 The XFL Is Reportedly Slated To Return In 2020

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon will make a major sports announcement today at 3 p.m. ET, streaming live from the digital platforms of his new enterprise, Alpha Entertainment. As you might remember, the original incarnation of the XFL launched rather quickly after it was announced. When McMahon first launched the XFL, back in 2000, it took one year from when the announcement was made to the first game being played.