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Radiohead to play Old Trafford following Arena cancellations

Radiohead to play Old Trafford following Arena cancellations Radiohead were due to play two dates at the venue on 4 and 5 July - but will now play a single night at Old Trafford cricket ground on 4 July instead. Meanwhile, later this month, Radiohead will mark the 20th anniversary of "OK Computer" with a "OKNOTOK" compilation, which will feature three previously unheard tracks - entitled "I Promise" "Lift" and "Man Of War" - and will be made availabl... [Full Article...]

Alabama GOP reps safe after baseball practice shooting

Steve Scalise , the Republican leader wounded in a gunman's attack on Wednesday on people practicing for a charity baseball game , is a staunch conservative and key figure in trying to push legislation through the U.S. "We reported to police that there was a gentleman that confronted us when we were going to our auto and he wanted to know whether it was Republicans or Democrats that were out th... [Full Article...]

Congressman among wounded in shooting at baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia

Congressman among wounded in shooting at baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia The gunman, identified by a senior United States official as James Hodgkinson from IL, died of his injuries. Scalise was one of five people shot by James Hodgkinson early Wednesday. Members of Congress were practising for a baseball game that was scheduled for Thursday night at Nationals Park. "I am incredibly thankful for the fearless actions of the Capitol Police officers and fir... [Full Article...]

20 in critical situation after London fire

Residents are still trapped inside the building. Throughout the day, we've seen countless harrowing accounts from people that were at the horrific scene, but this resident has raised serious questions about the recent regeneration work that was done on the building, and other buildings in the area. [Full Article...]

Asia seen to open mixed after Fed raises interest rates

Asia seen to open mixed after Fed raises interest rates The Fed now expects real GDP to grow 2.1% to 2.2% in 2017, compared to its previous outlook of 2.0% to 2.2%. Core CPI, an economic indicator closely watched by the Fed because it excludes volatile food and energy costs, rose 1.7 percent year-on-year. [Full Article...]

Multiple victims from UPS center shooting in San Francisco

Multiple victims from UPS center shooting in San Francisco San Francisco police responded to a shooting Wednesday at a UPS facility. San Francisco police said the United Parcel Service (UPS) building was secure but offered no immediate information on victims. UPS driver Marvin Calderon told KNTV that he recognized the gunman as a fellow employee, but he did not know him personally. The UPS facility is located near 17th Street and San Bruno Avenue, ... [Full Article...]

Congressman, others recovering after being shot at suburban DC ball practice

It did not identify the victim. Two members of Scalise's protective detail and another congressional staffer were also injured . The shooter has been identified as 66-year-old James T. Trent Kelly was at third base. "And then he shot again and I started running in and I saw Scalise go down". Kelly said on Twitter that he is safe. [Full Article...]

At least 12 dead in London tower block fire

Massive flames licked up the sides of the block as 200 firefighters battled the blaze along with 40 fire engines. Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said firefighters expected to be on the scene for at least another 24 hours and she would not speculate about the cause of the blaze. [Full Article...]

Suspect in congressional baseball shooting has died

Suspect in congressional baseball shooting has died The other four people who were shot were lobbyist Matt Mika , director of government relations for Tyson Foods; congressional staffer Zack Barth , an aide to U.S. The Capitol police officers who responded likely saved many lives. Congressman Rodney Davis told CNN he was up for bat at the time , and Scalise was in the field at second base. [Full Article...]

DuckTales Opening, New Poster and Premiere Dates Revealed

DuckTales Opening, New Poster and Premiere Dates Revealed Watch it for yourself above. DuckTales premieres at midnight on Saturday, August 12 , on Disney XD ...but if you miss it, no worries: the hour-long mini-movie will be broadcast for 24 consecutive hours beginning with the midnight showing. [Full Article...]

JUSTICE LEAGUE To Bring Batman And Danny Elfman Back Together Again

JUSTICE LEAGUE To Bring Batman And Danny Elfman Back Together Again Elfman is joining Justice League late in the process, as additional photography is now underway in London. Snyder was previously working with Antonius Holkenborg , aka Junkie XL , but he had to move onto scoring the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot. [Full Article...]

Philly unveils new Pride flag with black and brown stripes

Philly unveils new Pride flag with black and brown stripes The new design is a symbolic representation of Philadelphia's commitment to centering the experiences, contributions, activism and dedication of black and brown members of our community. However, other towns are also reportedly raising the flag. The campaign and new flag are one way the city and the Office of LGBT Affairs are addressing those issues. [Full Article...]

David Davis says Brexit talks could face delays

Demanding a swift start to Brexit negotiations under Article 50 of the European Union treaties, the former Belgian prime minister compared Britain's position to the heroine of Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland, who found herself in a room with many doors and no idea what lay behind them. [Full Article...]

The Original Dodgeball Cast Reunites for Charity and You Can Join Them

The Original Dodgeball Cast Reunites for Charity and You Can Join Them Ben Stiller has released a video in which he and several other stars of the 2004 hit comedy Dodgeball make a pitch - in character - to us regular folks to enter a contest in which one lucky soul can play dodgeball with them. But what am I explaining all of this to you for when it'd sound so much better coming from the man himself? "We wanted to give everyone a choice". All donations benefit... [Full Article...]

Keith Urban dedicates music award to Nicole Kidman

Little Big Town won for Group Video of the Year for " Better Man " and Florida Georgia Line nabbed Duo Video of the Year honors for "H.O.L.Y". In addition to Underwood's win with Urban, her " Church Bells " won Female Video of the Year , bringing her total of CMT Music Awards to 17 over the show's history. [Full Article...]

Overseas Box Office Rescues The Mummy

Overseas Box Office Rescues The Mummy Universal said China generated US$52.2 million in weekend ticket sales, a record for a movie starring Cruise. " Wonder Woman " is still going strong, bringing in an estimated $57.2 million at the box office this weekend. Made for US$125 million, it has been widely panned by critics. Because of the date-and-date opening , number of territories, and number of screens, of course, it will be Crui... [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan Speaks After Congressman Shot in Virginia

Paul Ryan Speaks After Congressman Shot in Virginia The speaker added that lawmakers' thoughts and prayers are with Scalise and fellow shooting victims: Zack Barth, a legislative correspondent in U.S. Rep. One memory Ryan said should be kept is that of his Democratic colleagues joining in prayer for Republican members at their own practice Wednesday morning in northeast Washington . [Full Article...]

Lions lose for second time on New Zealand tour

They've seen a different picture. "If I'd finished the season and I hadn't given myself the chance to play against the Lions, it would have been pretty miserable in a few years when I looked back on it". You let go of the handbrake when you're going down a hill and the auto moves forward. But yes overall they did get on top of us and we need to make sure we go and work hard over the next couple ... [Full Article...]

Grammys switching to online voting, changes top album rule

Grammys switching to online voting, changes top album rule Previously, songwriters were not recognized in this category. There are over 13,000 voting members of the committee, so this change will make the voting process much easier for the busy artists and musicians who otherwise would have to be at home to cast their votes. [Full Article...]

Was Dylan too freewheelin' in borrowing for Nobel lecture?

Was Dylan too freewheelin' in borrowing for Nobel lecture? Multitudes argued whether songwriting even counts as literature. Dylan has not responded to the accusation. There was a step he couldn't outsource, though. Of the 78 sentences Dylan spends discussing Moby-Dick, she claims more than a dozen "closely resemble" passages on SparkNotes . Neither the quote nor the word "pacifist" appear in Moby-Dick. [Full Article...]


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