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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story now available in the Windows Store

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story now available in the Windows Store Screenwriter Gary Whitta told Entertainment Weekly that Rogue One originally had lead characters Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor survive the battle of Scarif. Now, we know what they are, thanks to the good folks at io9. "We decided they should die on the surface [of Scarif, ] and that was the way it ended", Whitta explained. [Full Article...]

Anna Kendrick, Eddie Redmayne & Liam Neeson Audition to be Stephen Hawking's Voice

The world-renowned scientist, 75, who is unable to speak except through his trademark voice synthesiser, has decided he fancies a change and has asked Comic Relief to help for Red Nose Day . 'I am a science addict, ' she says. "All my songs are about it..." 'Spinning Around? It's all about centrifugal force'. Eddie Redmayne, who took home the Oscar for his portrayal of Hawking in the fi... [Full Article...]

Obama celebrates seventh anniversary of Obamacare, slams GOP criticism

Obama celebrates seventh anniversary of Obamacare, slams GOP criticism When a reporter asked Ryan if he would change his focus from attempting to completely eliminate the ACA to working with Democrats to try to improve the bill, he suggested that any effort to do so would be pointless because, he said , the bill is too "fundamentally flawed" to fix. [Full Article...]

Syracuse Extends Jim Boeheim's Contract Beyond 2017-18 Season

Syracuse Extends Jim Boeheim's Contract Beyond 2017-18 Season Hopkins agreed to a six-year deal, with financial terms expected to be released in a few days. "Mike received a great opportunity and we thank him and wish him the best", Boeheim said in the release. The Syracuse men missed this season's NCAA tournament and were bounced from the NIT by Ole Miss on Saturday. Additionally, Syracuse never dipped below a.550 record while Hopkins was on staff. [Full Article...]

Jake Gyllenhaal FaceTimes Ryan Reynolds in the middle of Late Night interview

Jake Gyllenhaal FaceTimes Ryan Reynolds in the middle of Late Night interview To figure out what Q that As, you'll have to watch the full video (below)! He has the best heart out of anyone I've ever met. Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds have been enjoying themselves during the Life press tour, descending into the sort of hysterical delirium that only endless interviews can produce. [Full Article...]

Regional - Southeast Banks: Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) Position of the day

The stock grabbed 113 new institutional investments totaling 49,361,229 shares while 56 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 12,815,714 shares. As per the latest information, Goldman Sachs Raises the price target to $59 per share from a prior target of $58. Stephens lowered Regions Financial Corp from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating in a report on Wed... [Full Article...]

Visa controversy meant to divert attention from real issues: Gilani

Visa controversy meant to divert attention from real issues: Gilani Handing over powers to an ambassador does not mean he should resort to illegal means [during the conduct of his service], the ex premier added. While addressing a press conference in Multan, he said that the letter directs the ambassador to ensure timely visas not bypass visa conditions. [Full Article...]

New 'Love Actually' reunion trailer asks: Who has aged most gracefully?

New 'Love Actually' reunion trailer asks: Who has aged most gracefully? They then debate that, with Hugh Grant's card reading "It's not Colin Firth ". Liam Neeson's sign reads: "I think it's obviously Liam isn't it?" The first trailer for the highly anticipated Love Actually reunion was unveiled Wednesday, with numerous familiar faces from the 2003 film reprising their roles. [Full Article...]

Putin tells Le Pen that Russian Federation 'doesn't want to influence' French election

Putin tells Le Pen that Russian Federation 'doesn't want to influence' French election Le Pen, who is now tipped to win the first round of the French presidential elections at the end of April, is politically closest to Putin out of all the candidates running-with a platform of nationalism, euro-skepticism and a hard line on Islamist terror and immigration that her opponents decry as racist. [Full Article...]

Second Victim of Herne, Germany Child Murderer Found

Second Victim of Herne, Germany Child Murderer Found Klaus-Peter Lipphaus, the head of the police homicide department for Bochum, told reporters the suspect was speaking freely to investigators and was "ice cold, emotionless" as he detailed his alleged crimes. The Sun reported that Hesse posted images that allegedly show "Hesse brandishing a knife, washing the blade and posing for a selfie with blood on his hands". [Full Article...]

Sandy Kenyon reviews the new comedy 'Chips'

Jon Baker (Shepard) and Frank "Ponch" Poncherello ( Michael Peña ) have just joined the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in Los Angeles but for very different reasons. "It's amusing, somebody asked, 'Are you hoping it doesn't do well?' " Wilcox said. "And they said, 'We already have a CHiPs project going here". "Then I found out later they did use Erik and they didn't use me, and then I see E... [Full Article...]

Girl Scouts donate cookies for troops

Girl Scouts donate cookies for troops That's roughly 3-million cookies. "This year I'm also working towards the career record of 100,100 boxes since it's the 100th anniversary of the cookie sale", Francis told NBC News earlier this year. But that doesn't mean Francis is any stranger roadblocks in her sales efforts. In addition to the 37,000 boxes of cookies headed to Fort Campbell, almost 26,000 more will be distributed to other c... [Full Article...]

England boss Gareth Southgate confirms Eric Dier is centre-back option

England boss Gareth Southgate confirms Eric Dier is centre-back option He said: "In general the fans have been fantastic with us". "The support they give us is awesome, but we ask it is done in the right way". "Of course, with the awful stuff that's happened, we hope fans are respectful of that and we'll respect everything in the right way", added the 23-year-old. [Full Article...]

Snooki Inspired a Bill that Might Become a Law in New Jersey

Snooki Inspired a Bill that Might Become a Law in New Jersey In 2011, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi of "Jersey Shore" fame came to Rutgers University as a guest speaker. The Democrat-controlled Assembly unanimously passed the legislation to cap the spending of state money at $10,000. "Student organizations routinely invite speakers to campus and compensate those speakers using generated revenues and student fees, not state funding", Karen Smith , the spokeswom... [Full Article...]

'Love Actually': Keira Knightley, Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson return in new clip

'Love Actually': Keira Knightley, Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson return in new clip Crowds walking in front of the nearby Tate Modern stopped to stare and take photographs of the actors. "It's her!" she exclaimed. They have three kids together - with the added bombshell that Aurelia that she's pregnant again. Daniel (Liam Neeson) receives a surprise visit from his now-26-year-old son Sam (Thomas Brodie-Sangster), who's meant to be in NY and hasn't been in touch in a while. [Full Article...]

Cruz to play Donatella Versace in FX series

Cruz to play Donatella Versace in FX series It has already been announced that Darren Criss will take on the role of the murderer and Edgar Ramirez will play Gianni Versace . Ryan Murphy has found his Donatella for his retelling of the Versace murder, and it's Penelope Cruz . [Full Article...]

Aaron Hernandez trial on hold Friday

Aaron Hernandez trial on hold Friday Bradley was given a chance to try and explain the text during redirect, stating: I was trying to figure out how I could testify without getting [Hernandez] criminally [charged]'. Locke in the hopes of protecting the jury from an illness taking its toll on the trial teams and court staff. Locke expects the jury to begin deliberations as soon as the week of April 9. [Full Article...]

Inflation rate cools to 2% in February

Inflation rate cools to 2% in February Canada's annual inflation hit the central bank's 2.0 percent target in February for the second month in a row, but closely watched core measures remained tame, indicating little pressure for a rate hike. In its latest monetary policy statement, the Bank of Canada stated that it would look through short-term increases in inflation that were temporary and caused by short-term fluctuations in energy ... [Full Article...]

Amber Heard Calls On Closeted Male Actors To Come Out

Amber Heard Calls On Closeted Male Actors To Come Out Heard made the remarks at The Economist's Pride & Prejudice conference (and, just to pause, what a time to be alive that 173-year-old hallowed economy magazines are now holding LGBT summits) while recounting her own matter-of-fact coming out as a bisexual. [Full Article...]

Trumpcare Vote Yanked In First Blow To Donald Trump Presidency

Trumpcare Vote Yanked In First Blow To Donald Trump Presidency Officials labeled the adjustment as merely a technical correction to the bill, but critics say it also fundamentally changed health insurance benefits for veterans. The two sides of the debate went back-and-forth all week and talks continued Thursday and Friday after Ryan and others allowed a delay on a scheduled Thursday vote. [Full Article...]


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