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How plan for California gov't health care might be funded

How plan for California gov't health care might be funded What's amusing about it is that the plan costs $400 billion and not one single advocate of the program has told citizens how they are going to pay for it. Republican Sen. Jeff Stone of Temecula says the bill would "promote political discrimination". It also stressed that health care is "much more than mere insurance" and should provide incentives for preventative care, early intervention and e... [Full Article...]

America's Cup: Team NZ choose Ben Ainslie Racing for defender playoffs

Oracle Team USA matched Emirates Team New Zealand on eight points out of 10 by winning the race and, with a superior finish in a previous event and a race in hand, they are guaranteed top spot on the leaderboard. Team USA beat New Zealand and Britain last night to win the qualifying group. The Kiwis reached match point at 8-1 and were way ahead in what would have been the clinching race, but it... [Full Article...]

Gregg Allman Passes Away Today at 69

Gregg Allman Passes Away Today at 69 According to a statement on his website , Allman passed away peacefully Saturday at his home in Savannah, Georgia. Gregg and Cher's marriage only lasted 4 years, seeing them divorce in 1979. "RIP Gregg Allman . One of the greats". "As much as I hate it, it's time for me to take some real time off to heal". After two back-to-back tweets, she posted another tweet with a picture of Gregg ,... [Full Article...]

Bill Maher: HBO host slammed for use of the N-word

Bill Maher: HBO host slammed for use of the N-word As the audience applauded his reply, Maher stated it was a joke, but Twitter users were quick to jump on the HBO host's comment. "OK, they weren't laughing at us, you waddling outhouse". Maher was immediately criticized on social media for using the racial slur. "There are no explanations that make this acceptable". The epithet was not bleeped out when the episode was rebroadcast at midnight. [Full Article...]

Cleveland Police Fires Timothy Loehmann, The Police Officer Who Shot Tamir Rice

Cleveland Police Fires Timothy Loehmann, The Police Officer Who Shot Tamir Rice Earlier this year, the 911 dispatcher who took the call that led to the shooting was suspended for eight days. Cleveland .com reports Loehmann was sacked for not mentioning any of that-as well as a written exam he'd failed when applying for a different job-on his Cleveland job application. [Full Article...]

Dwayne Johnson & Angelina Jolie Rumored for Dark Universe

Dwayne Johnson & Angelina Jolie Rumored for Dark Universe Last week it was announced that Universal Pictures " classic monsters shared universe is now officially known as the "Dark Universe" franchise, and THR reports that Warners is "mulling" legal action (via a studio source), as its very own " Dark Universe' banner encompasses its upcoming Justice League Dark movie - currently working-titled Dark Universe - and a series of comic books. [Full Article...]

Trump and Merkel 'get along well' despite spat

Trump and Merkel 'get along well' despite spat Trump used his first morning tweet to lash out at the European powerhouse, noting the United States has "a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany" and griping that the Germans "pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military". [Full Article...]

Final Ringling Bros. show, humble beginnings in McGregor

Yet animal rights activists who have sparred with Ringling for years said the end could not come soon enough. Now she is turning her efforts toward other American circuses that still use animals."We hope that those circuses will take Ringling as an example of what not to do", Byrne said. [Full Article...]

Tiger needs our help - Nicklaus

Tiger needs our help - Nicklaus The former world number one golfer was found at the wheel of his Mercedes, in the right lane, and had to be woken by a police officer early on Monday. I didn't realize the mix of medications affected me so strongly. "But I'm a fan of Tiger's, I'm a friend of Tiger's, and I feel bad for him". I asked Woods if he had anything to drink to which he stated no, I then asked him again if he was sure ... [Full Article...]

Southern rock star Gregg Allman dies at 69

Ultimately, the album would go on to sell more than 1 million copies and help cement the band's status as architects of a Southern rock sound that included jazz and blues . But Lehman said Allman would be buried alongside his late brother, founding Allman Brothers guitarist Duane Allman , at Rose Hill Cemetery in Macon, where the band got its start almost five decades ago. [Full Article...]

Can Jennifer Lopez's 'World of Dance' Become a Summer Hit?

Can Jennifer Lopez's 'World of Dance' Become a Summer Hit? For me growing up as a dancer and becoming an actress, Jennifer really was this icon in that world to me. Just make sure you have a good connection. When telling the audience, "There's been dance shows, but we wanted to create the Olympics of dance", the former American Idol judge gave a shout out to her own dance background with a ballerina-inspired bun and slipper-like heels from Christian L... [Full Article...]

Tickets to Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit concert sell out

Ticketmaster said demand was "always going to be extremely high", with more than 450,000 searches for the event on its site in 24 hours. Others were pleased to get the opportunity to remember the 22 people who died in the terror attack at Ariana Grande's concert last week. [Full Article...]

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding: all the details revealed

For her wedding day , Pippa paired the dainty earrings with her custom-made silk cotton lace Giles Deacon wedding dress , which was topped off with a tiara - and she looked handsome. But, Markle was said to be present for the black-tie reception at Carole and Michael Middleton's residence in Bucklebury. Despite earlier reports that Markle would be attending the wedding ceremony, she just skipp... [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande visits young Manchester bomb victims

While tickets to the show at Manchester's Old Trafford Cricket Grounds were sold out within minutes online, anyone who was in attendance at her original Manchester concert on May 22 is eligible to receive free tickets through an online registration form . [Full Article...]

Google is teaming up with Wonder Woman to teach coding

Google is teaming up with Wonder Woman to teach coding Through this fighting and knowledge, Diana reveals her character and becomes Wonder Woman . After telling the Amazon about the frightful ongoing World War I, Diana is then compelled to join Trevor in the real world to attempt to put a stop to all the fighting. [Full Article...]

Rihanna star of NBA finals opener

Golden State has gone 13-0 in the playoffs, winning 11 of those games by double-digits. Set aside the hyped-up Cavs-Dubs rivalry, constant talk of the trilogy, Part III. James and Kyrie Irving shot 19 for 42 between them but the sloppy ball handling allowed the Warriors to take almost as many shots - 106 - as they had points, and 20 more attempts than the Cavs' 86. [Full Article...]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Vanity Fair Covers Revealed!

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Vanity Fair Covers Revealed! Another cover celebrates the rebels, showing Isaac as Poe Dameron, Boyega as Finn and newcomer Tran as Rose Tico with droid BB-8. Like many facets of the Star Wars universe, more information about Supreme Leader Snoke has been released in canonical books that have been released since The Force Awakens came out in 2015. [Full Article...]

Kamal Haasan threatens to quit cinema over GST bracket for entertainment industry

Kamal Haasan threatens to quit cinema over GST bracket for entertainment industry Addressing media persons on Friday, Kamal Haasan, actor and producer, said the regional film industry should not be treated on par with those players with national and worldwide reach. This diversity makes the strong and it has to be maintained. Tomorrow, the GST council will meet for another in a series of important meetings to decide rates. [Full Article...]

Smoke from fire kills 36 in Philippine casino attack

Earlier in the day, friends and family of employees gathered outside the casino building in Pasay City on the southern outskirts of Manila , near the city's global airport. Santos added that the attacker had planned the rampage well, trapping people inside the building. Three South Koreans suffered minor injuries from smoke inhalation or during the evacuation, the official said. [Full Article...]

Priyanka Chopra wants to make Bollywood movie with David Hasselhoff

The former Miss World, one of Bollywood's biggest stars, makes her Hollywood film debut in the new Baywatch revamp, which also features a guest appearance from original franchise star Hasselhoff. The 34-year-old actress is in New York City doing promo for Baywatch , and she spoke about her character Victoria Lee, the villain in the story. The film had released in the United States on May ... [Full Article...]


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