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Letterman in Induct Pearl Jam Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Letterman in Induct Pearl Jam Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Former late-night host David Letterman, who gave the induction speech on behalf of Pearl Jam , got nearly as big an ovation as the band itself. To be eligible for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, an artist must have released their first single or album at least 25 years prior to their nomination, so this year's honorees date back to 1991 (as in the case of Pearl Jam and Shakur... [Full Article...]

Sarah Palin Criticizes Fox News, Says The Culture "Has to Change"

Sarah Palin Criticizes Fox News, Says The Culture There are numerous reasons why a woman may choose to stay silent in the face of a hostile work environment-be it out of fear of losing her job, fear of facing retaliation and retribution in the office, or fear of being humiliated and shamed for speaking up. [Full Article...]

3 children among 5 people killed in fast-moving Queens fire

Mayor Bill de Blasio said five people were killed in the blaze, including three children. The blaze broke out at about 2:10 p.m. inside a two-story home at 112-16 208th Street in the Queens Village section and later jumped to a neighboring building, officials said. [Full Article...]

Texas House Hears Testimony on Alternative Bathroom Bill

However, neither the House or Senate committee has any intention of allowing marijuana to be smoked, despite repeated demands from numerous patients, caregivers, and others who insist that smoking provides some with the best type of treatment. [Full Article...]

Texas unemployment rate in March up slightly to 5 percent

Nationally, unemployment continued to fall, sliding from 4.7 percent in February to 4.5 percent last month. The number of job seekers in Napa County dropped 14.7 percent year-over-year. The low unemployment rate doesn't necessarily imply that the state has a tight labor market, said John Shelnutt, the administrator for economic analysis and tax research for the state's Department of Finance and ... [Full Article...]

Time to Bomb North Korea

Time to Bomb North Korea A foreign ministry spokesman for the communist nation warned that if Canberra persists in "blindly and zealously toeing the United States line", it will feel its wrath. Chinese media have talked about the need to cut off the oil supply to the North if it conducts a sixth nuclear test or fires an intercontinental ballistic missile. [Full Article...]

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 91st birthday with quiet day at home

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 91st birthday with quiet day at home Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 91st birthday on. On Friday, April 21, the venerable British monarch celebrated her "real" birthday - because unlike ordinary Brits, she has two birthdays, with her "official" one in June . A fire destroys large parts of Windsor Castle and her children Prince Charles, Princess Anne and Prince Andrew all see their marriages break down, causing the Queen t... [Full Article...]

Fate of the Furious debuts to hefty $100m

Fate of the Furious debuts to hefty $100m In the US, however, it actually saw a decline compared to Furious 7 , which grossed $147.2-million. Across the entire Easter weekend, and across the entire world, The Fate of the Furious did an estimated $532.5 million in its first three days in theaters! "Every culture, every nation, embraced the film", Duncan Clark , president of global distribution for Universal , told The Wall Street ... [Full Article...]

Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56

Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56 The cause of death is not yet known, and many fans have taken to Twitter to share their condolences. "I would love to do a feature (film), I'd love to do a play", she told CNN in 1981 when asked what she'd like to do after " Happy Days ". [Full Article...]

Lady Gaga and Prince William chat about mental health over FaceTime

She explained: "It was like saying, 'this is a part of me and that's OK'". William, Kate and Harry's Heads Together initiative has been running for about a year and has been encouraging the public to come forward and speak about their mental health issues or be a sympathetic ear for someone in need. [Full Article...]

Warriors' Kerr out for Game 3 vs Blazers with illness

Steph Curry and company easily disposed of the Portland Trail Blazers 110-81, giving the Warriors a 2-0 series advantage. "That's what they do in the third quarter". But I'm getting better every day. Obviously when he was on the floor he made a difference with his passing, his rebounding. Asked on his way out of the win made him more excited to come back, he replied: "Yes, I'm juiced right n... [Full Article...]

Arrest made after 2 officers shot in Seattle

Arrest made after 2 officers shot in Seattle A fight had ensued being the two officers and three suspects and at one point at least one of the suspects fired shots. The 19-year-old suspect waived his court appearance and was ordered held on $75,000 bail for investigation of robbery. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams expecting first baby

On the basis of that timescale it means that Williams won the Australian Open in January - her 23rd grand slam singles title - in the first few weeks of her pregnancy. Meanwhile other fans are getting seriously excited about the fact that Serena is pregnant at the same time as her friend Beyonce , who is due to welcome twins very soon. [Full Article...]

Pence reaffirms refugee deal to go ahead

The affection Australia and the US usually share for each other is rooted in decades of cooperation on defense, intelligence and trade. The US Vice President highlighted the historic record both countries have dating back to World War I. — Australia's most important security partner — and China, its most important trading partner. Trump reportedly exploded and cut short the telephone call when... [Full Article...]

Bill O'Reilly to return with new podcast episode Monday

Over the past 20 years at Fox News, I have been extremely proud to launch and lead one of the most successful news programs in history, which has consistently informed and entertained millions of Americans and significantly contributed to building Fox into the dominant news network in television. [Full Article...]

Miguel Cabrera: Tigers hoping to have Cabrera back in 10 days

Miguel Cabrera: Tigers hoping to have Cabrera back in 10 days As Sano stepped in front of the plate and yelled out at Boyd, plate umpire Jordan Baker and catcher James McCann tried to intervene. The benches cleared and both Boyd and Sano were tossed from the game as a result. In the bottom half of the second, Hicks failed to grab Jorge Polanco's foul pop with two down. The Tigers have lost four consecutive games and have been beset by injuries in the... [Full Article...]

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' dies at 56

Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' dies at 56 A statement from the sheriff's department in Harrison County, Indiana, said the dispatcher "received a 911 call about an unresponsive female". The cause of death remains unknown. While other cast members continued to act or direct, acting work dried up for Moran. "I was talked into it", she said. "RIP Erin ", Howard tweeted . [Full Article...]

Frank Ocean Drops New Songs "Lens" and "Lens V2" Featuring Travis Scott

Frank Ocean Drops New Songs On April 22, the smooth singer dropped his new song " Lens " and the track, which features rapper Travis Scott, is absolutely epic! The solo version of " Lens " features Ocean on the keyboards reflecting on a past love and childhood memories. [Full Article...]

European Parliament chief: United Kingdom election 'good for EU

European Parliament chief: United Kingdom election 'good for EU Having chosen the second option Theresa May now requires MPs from her own party and also some MPs from opposition party Labour to vote in favour of having the election earlier than that - in this particular case just less than three years early on June 8, 2017. [Full Article...]

Disney's 'Born in China' is a breathtaking look at nature

Disney's 'Born in China' is a breathtaking look at nature Chuan's team follows these incredible animals through the seasons and throughout the circle of life while incorporating Chinese spiritual beliefs about life and death. These curious creatures sport bright marigold fur and bluish-gray faces with huge expressive eyes. Their expressions and gestures are startlingly human, and there's plenty of interpersonal and group drama to sustain their storyline. [Full Article...]


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