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Culture North Korean figure skaters look to show they belong in PyeongChang
Author: 0 North Korean figure skaters look to show they belong in PyeongChang

Here, too, she is referred to simply as "comrade Kim Yo-jong". Watching from rinkside was their Canadian coaching consultant Bruno Marcotte, with whom they spent a spell training in Montreal previous year. Baek said the money will directly be paid to the Organizing Committee of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics , Korean Sport and Olympic Committee and World Taekwondo Federation.

Culture James Franco Returning Despite Sexual Harassment Claims
Author: 0 James Franco Returning Despite Sexual Harassment Claims

Of Season 2, Abbott had this much to share with us: "We're jumping forward in time". But at the Writers Guild Awards ceremony at the Edison Ballroom in New York City Sunday night, ET confirmed that the 39-year-old actor would be returning for season two.

Culture Frank Ocean -
Author: 0 Frank Ocean - "Moon River"

The cover was released as a nod to Valentine's Day , and finds Frank adding his own idiosyncrasies to the much-covered track. The song originally featured in Breakfast At Tiffany's and was sung by Audrey Hepburn . In a Tumblr post in November, Ocean implied that he was sitting on new, unreleased material. Following his brilliant album Blonde , the mercurial singer has shared a cover of the classic track " Moon River ".

Culture George RR Martin Offers Update on 'The Winds of Winter'
Author: 0 George RR Martin Offers Update on 'The Winds of Winter'

It looks very doubtful that we'll get Winds this year . Martin said that " Fire and Blood " volume one is about to be completed, while the second volume is "hadly begun". With the topic being Martin's upcoming series of companion novels, to be titled Fire and Blood , the author addressed something that has become a fairly standard question regarding The Winds of Winter and how the F&B volumes will affect the long-delayed sequel's release.

Culture Olympic Overnight Ratings Down a Tick from Sochi
Author: 0 Olympic Overnight Ratings Down a Tick from Sochi

This year's fee is a 24 percent hike over the $775 million paid for rights to air the 2014 games in Sochi, Russia. "We're extremely proud of our relationship with NBC Olympics and thrilled to return to South Korea for the production of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games , through our OB units, flypacks and creative technical solutions".

Culture Actor Wilson hailed as hero in crash involving Haas
Author: 0 Actor Wilson hailed as hero in crash involving Haas

Haas was in the Ferrari that struck a BMW and clipped Wilson's Toyota SUV. A statement from the Los Angeles Fire Department said the two people injured - a 35-year-old male and 50-year-old female - were "both in serious condition". Wilson then jumped into action with another bystander to pull the woman out of the vehicle and to the safety of the curb. Wilson was in one of the three cars involved in the crash and came to the aid of those involved, according to a witness' Twitter post ...

Culture School shooting suspect charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder
Author: 0 School shooting suspect charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder

The shooter was identified as former student Nikolas Cruz , a 19-year-old wielding semi-automatic assault rifle. He has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder . "Each person who was stolen from us yesterday had a full life ahead of them", Trump said. Following a 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT that left 20 children and six adults dead, Obama announced that then-Vice President Joe Biden would lead an effort to develop a policy toward reducing gun violence.

Culture Swimmer Among 17 Victims of Florida High School Shooting
Author: 0 Swimmer Among 17 Victims of Florida High School Shooting

Rob Lasky, from Miami's Federal Bureau of Investigation division, commented on reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was aware of YouTube comments from a user with the same name as Cruz saying "Im going to be a professional school shooter".

Culture Ciara Shares First Photos of Baby Girl Sienna
Author: 0 Ciara Shares First Photos of Baby Girl Sienna

The world could use a bit of happy news right about now, and we can thank Ciara and Russell Wilson for sharing a little of their sunshine today. "Oftentimes high-profile babies get revealed when they're maybe a week old or something, and Sienna is nearly a year old".

Culture Survivor victor Jenna Morasca facing DUI, drug charges
Author: 0 Survivor victor Jenna Morasca facing DUI, drug charges

But when an officer tried to subdue her, Morasca allegedly bit her on the forearm. There was no record of any charges against either woman in online court records, and the local magisterial district judge said they had no record of charges against Morasca.

Culture 'Grace and Frankie' Renewed for Fifth Season, Signs RuPaul as Guest Star
Author: 0 'Grace and Frankie' Renewed for Fifth Season, Signs RuPaul as Guest Star

Together with their ex-husbands and children (Brooklyn Decker, June Diane Raphael, Ethan Embry and Baron Vaughn), they discover the true definition of "family", with laughter, tears and plenty of mood enhancers along the way. The fourth season of the show came to the channel on January 19, with the likes of Lisa Kudrow and Paul Gallagher joined the fourth series of the programme.

Culture Smashing Pumpkins ('classic lineup') playing shows this year
Author: 0 Smashing Pumpkins ('classic lineup') playing shows this year

Wretzky claims her final years with the Smashing Pumpkins were riddled with pain. "'We have to be on the same page.' Just fucking come out and say it, you don't want me to tell people that I'm not going to be the bass player". Wretzky told the site that Corgan "thinks it's a privilege for anyone to be in his presence, so therefore he shouldn't have to tell me, and I shouldn't have to be invited".

Culture Florida HS Mass Shooting Suspect Charged With 17 Counts Of Premeditated Murder
Author: 0 Florida HS Mass Shooting Suspect Charged With 17 Counts Of Premeditated Murder

A beloved teacher and coach are being hailed as heroes Thursday after giving their lives to save children during the mass shooting at a South Florida high school . Trump called on Americans to "answer hate with love, answer cruelty with kindness", after a troubled 19-year-old former pupil gunned-down students and teachers at the school.

Culture The Karate Kid returns in the first teaser trailer for Cobra Kai
Author: 0 The Karate Kid returns in the first teaser trailer for Cobra Kai

Now middle-aged men, the two stare each other down on a karate mat once again, with Daniel declaring: "Johnny, you and I, this... we aren't done". Cobra Kai will be 10, half hour episodes releasing this year as LaRusso ( Ralph Macchio ) and Lawrence ( William Zabka ) continue their rivalry on YouTube .

Culture Florida school shooting: First victim of massacre named as Chris Hixon
Author: 0 Florida school shooting: First victim of massacre named as Chris Hixon

Sheriff Scott Israel of Broward County also said at the news conference that 12 of the dead were identified immediately but some weren't carrying identification and that slowed confirmation efforts. On Thursday morning, President Donald Trump ordered American flags to be flown at half mast on all public buildings in memory of the shooting victims.

Culture The CW Expanding Programming to Sunday Nights
Author: 0 The CW Expanding Programming to Sunday Nights

That makes The CW the final nationwide broadcast network to air original programming across six out of the seven days of the week. When the network launched in 2006, it originally had programming on Sunday nights, eventually leasing the night to an outside company in 2008 amid stiff competition from the big four networks.

Culture Kanye West Gets Settlement In Lawsuit Against Lloyd's of London
Author: 0 Kanye West Gets Settlement In Lawsuit Against Lloyd's of London

In fact, the whole thing is about to go away, as West's company and Lloyd's of London filed a joint stipulation asking the California federal court to dismiss the case. Kanye West performs at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music festival in Las Vegas. West sued the company when it declined to cover costs for his canceled Saint Pablo Tour in 2016.

Culture Metro Phoenix Chefs Are Semifinalists for James Beard Awards
Author: 0 Metro Phoenix Chefs Are Semifinalists for James Beard Awards

The James Beard Awards given to chefs are broken down into categories, some based on region. Saffron NOLA , the pioneering modern Indian restaurant developed by the Vilkhu family. Joe Kindred of Kindred in Davidson is on the list for Best Chef: Southeast. As well as Manny Augello , Bread & Circus Provisions in Lafayette. Must have been a pastry chef or baker for the past five years.

Culture Who is Chris Fischer? Amy Schumer and Rumored Boyfriend Share Instagram Kiss
Author: 0 Who is Chris Fischer? Amy Schumer and Rumored Boyfriend Share Instagram Kiss

But Schumer's Instagram picture, taken in a photo booth at Ellen DeGeneres's 60th birthday party in Los Angeles, seemingly confirmed the chatter. Sources told U.S. Prior to meeting Fischer, Schumer dated furniture designer Ben Hanisch. Fischer, the author of James Beard Award-winning cookbook The Beetlebung Farm Cookbook ($24; amazon.com ), is a chef who operates Beetlebung Farm on Martha's Vineyard.

Culture Sarah Jessica Parker Downplays Kim Cattrall Feud: 'There Is No Fight'
Author: 0 Sarah Jessica Parker Downplays Kim Cattrall Feud: 'There Is No Fight'

Listen to Cattrall tells Piers Morgan about her decision to not take part in the now-axed sequel. "When you're doing press, you're asked the same questions about what's going on". "They were like, 'Sarah Jessica's going to be nude tomorrow, ' and I was like, 'I'm not going to be nude, '" recalled Parker . Now, with the death of Cattrall's brother , the feud reached tipping point.