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Israel criticises UN cultural agency resolution on Jerusalem

The resolution, which UNESCO brought up for a vote on Israel's Independence Day, was backed by the Palestinian Authority and calls on the Jewish state to reject any sovereignty in the city of Jerusalem. Dermer said he was looking forward to US Ambassador David Friedman's arrival in Israel, adding it would be "hopefully followed by the arrival of another unnamed senior US official". Read More

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D'Onta Foreman Picked In The Third Round By The Houston Texans

D'Onta Foreman Picked In The Third Round By The Houston Texans

Foreman put up huge numbers for the Longhorns last season as he rushed for 2,028 yards and 15 touchdowns. D'Onta Jr. died on November 5, the same day his father rushed for 341 yards and three touchdowns against Texas Tech. "Honestly, I feel like I can do it all", Foreman said. "I was numb. I was crying while I was driving". I really wanted to play. I was crushed and I was so hurt. Read More

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'Serving storm troopers'? McDonald's reveals new uniforms and Twitter smirks

I bet a lot of the employees like them", Phil Caulfield, senior editor, noted. Social media users were quick to liken the grey uniforms to a host of film baddies, including Star Wars' Imperial Officers. And it comes with a very Empire appropriate hat. McDonald's says that more than 70 per cent of restaurant employees surveyed liked the new uniforms, for providing a "modern image". Read More

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Scott Baio explains Erin Moran comments

Scott Baio explains Erin Moran comments

She got a feeding tube and Fleischmann would feed her six to eight times a day. Just a day before dying, Erin was already "having trouble breathing". "I'm OK, a little shocked but not completely shocked that this happened". " She was feeling fine on our anniversary [last November]", wrote Felischman. Read More

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Out at Fox, Bill O'Reilly denies harassment claims

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly was ousted Wednesday amid allegations of sexual harassment. But the New York Times reported that two of the O'Reilly settlements were reached after Ailes left. When the Murdochs went the other way, O'Reilly prepared a statement with the help of his agents and crisis communications adviser. His exit will be a far greater blow than the departure of rising star Megyn Kelly. Read More

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Chaos reigns as Jeff Goldblum boards Jurassic World sequel

Ian Malcolm for the now filming 'Jurassic World 2'. Directing the film is J.A. Bayona ( A Monster Calls ) who confirmed back in December that the new film will once again feature the use of animatronics. Universal vp production Sara Scott is overseeing production on behalf of the studio. Are you excited for Goldblum to return? At one point in " Jurassic Park ", he's told by Richard Attenborough's John Hammond, "All major theme parks have delays". Read More

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Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to even series

The most noticeable trend in the Utah Jazz-LA Clippers series has been how teams have survived when a key player left the game due to injury or illness. He helped keep Utah afloat during Gordon Hayward's absence and he was more effective than most fans would have thought before the game. Rivers went small with Luc Mbah a Moute at the four to cover Joe Johnson and played Paul, Crawfod and JJ Redick with DeAndre Jordan . Read More

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Nanny Says Spice Girl Seduced and Defamed Her

Nanny Says Spice Girl Seduced and Defamed Her

Lorraine Gilles claims in her lawsuit that Mel B, whose full name is Melanie Brown, "seduced" her "with alcohol, fame and casual sex". Now, she's adding Belafonte's alleged involvement in the porn industry to the list of reasons he shouldn't have contact with the kids! Gilles claims she was terminated in September 2016, after finding herself caught in the middle of intensifying marital arguments between Brown and Belafonte, and says she hasn't spoken to Brown since her employment ended. Read More

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AIADMK merger: O. Panneerselvam wants proof of Sasikala, Dinakaran ouster

Both of them should also be dismissed from the AIADMK, he told the media. Reports suggest that the AIADMK ministers met and chose to oust Sasikala and Dinakaran from AIADMK with a view to accepting a major condition of former CM O. But he says he will quit as deputy general secretary of AIADMK Amma only after consulting the general secretary, which is Sasikala herself! Sasikala's group has about 120 legislators and it is the faction of the AIADMK that is in power. Read More

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Fate of the Furious Crosses $900M Globally; Unforgettable and The Promise Bomb

DreamWorks Animation and Fox's " The Boss Baby " was on track to be second place again, bringing in an estimated 12.75 million USA dollars in its fourth weekend to push its gross earning to 136.99 million US dollars in North America. Among the new movies, Warner Bros.' female-centric thriller Unforgettable , starring Katherine Heigl, is projected to gross roughly $2 million on Friday from 2,417 theaters for a forgettable $5 million-$6 million debut. Read More

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Smith in the mix at Texas Open golf

Smith in the mix at Texas Open golf

Smith is playing the Valero Texas Open for the first occasion but he has been at home on the Greg Norman designed layout, recording twelve birdies and an eagle in his 54 holes to date. RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) - Carlos Franco and Vijay Singh teamed to shoot a course-record 12-under par to rally from seven shots behind and win the PGA Tour Champions' Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge. Read More

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Bill Murray Is A Classical Musician Now

Bill Murray Is A Classical Musician Now

Bill Murray is a man of many, many talents. Vogler's trio of musicians - which includes his wife - will perform music from the likes of Schubert , Bach and Piazzolla . "We are from four different continents", he said . The next one to obsess over will be in Napa this summer at Festival Napa Valley: There, with Jan Vogler, an acclaimed classical cellist he met on an worldwide flight, plus violinist Mira Wang and pianist Vanessa Perez , he'll perform New Worlds on July 20. Read More

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Serena Williams with baby on the way

Serena Williams with baby on the way

Sponsorship industry executives said that a pregnant Williams makes her even more attractive to corporate sponsors, allowing her reach to extend into maternity products. Another top player returning to the WTA tour, though not from a ban, is former number one player and two-time grand slam victor, Victoria Azarenka . Read More

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The Fate of the Furious Still Feels Fresh And Exciting

Fortune also reported that The Fate of the Furious' global record opening is better than the domestic numbers, revealing that worldwide movie market has a significant impact most especially to countries like China. Exhibitor Relations said the latest chapter in Universal Studio's " Fast and Furious " series accounted for almost two-thirds of North American revenues over the three-day Easter weekend, leaving previous frontrunner "The Boss Baby, ' a Fox/DreamWorks animation, in its dust ... Read More

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Comedian Don Rickles dies at age 90

In fact, he struggled to hold back the tears and got very emotional. "And I'll tell you right up front that I'm going to cry - probably a lot, which is embarrassing". " Don came to visit 17 more times after that". "Dear Jimmy, thanks so much for the lovely frame of you and I..." We became friends over the years and I had the honor of being roasted by him a few times - sometimes when I didn't expect it. Read More

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Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars tribute is 'therapy'

Earlier in the week, it was confirmed that the trailer would be dropping during the Star Wars Celebration taking place all weekend in Orlando, Florida. They show a picture of Johnson signing the Millennium Falcon. Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher formed a strong bond on the set of Star Wars and an even stronger friendship after the film turned them into worldwide superstars. Read More

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Christians celebrate Easter across conflict-torn Mideast

Christians celebrate Easter across conflict-torn Mideast

The Christian Community of Sahowala, Begowala, Bhopalwala, Baddokay Cheema, Dandpur Kharolian, Sahibkay Cheema, Malkhanwala, Dhanawali and other villages of tehsil Sambrial also celebrated Easter with religious fervour. He said Jesus Christ, who was magnanimously selfless even to sacrifice his own life for the sake of fellow human beings, thus gave an example for humankind to understand that the divine love is eternal. Read More

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Doctor prescribed meds for Prince in another name

Prince admitted that he had taken painkillers, according to search warrants. Some of the pills seized at Prince's home were mislabeled as hydrocodone when they were really the opioid fentanyl, the strongest painkiller on the market. Schulenberg's lawyer, Amy Conners, disputed that. Johnson was Prince's bodyguard. The documents show Prince was struggling with an addiction to prescription opioids. Read More

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Guitarist J. Geils Found Dead

No cause of death has been revealed as of press time, though WCVB's report mentions "foul play is not suspected at this time". Geils attended college in MA before he formed the J. J. Geils in undated concert photo. "R.I.P. Jay Geils", he wrote. Blending Justman's New Wave-y organs with solid rock riffs (and a story that mixed old-fashioned nostalgia with an inviting layer of sleaze) the song was The J. Read More

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Turkey detains 49 IS suspects said to be planning attacks

Turkey detains 49 IS suspects said to be planning attacks

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who delivered a speech to a crowd in an Istanbul neighborhood, has long championed the idea of changing Turkey's system of government from parliamentary to presidential. Also opposing the proposed changes, the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP) held a rally on Saturday in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir, which was addressed by its jailed co-leader Selahattin Demirtas. Read More

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Government: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb

Not everyone was pleased by the United States military's use of the untried bomb. A statement on the IS-supporting Amaq news agency denied there were any IS casualties in the bomb strike. Trump called the bombing "another successful job". When he was asked about the timing of the unprecedented strike, and whether it had been influenced by the White House, Nicholson said, "In regard to timing, it's when we encountered this target on the battlefield". Read More

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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner officially filed for divorce

Since first announcing their split in 2015, the former couple sparked several rumors or reconciliation, as they continued postponing their divorce and were spotted several times out and about with their children. "They are giving things another try", the source said . They both requested joint legal and physical custody of their three children, and they left the option of spousal support open ended. Read More

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