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Arts&Culture Threat of writers' strike hovers over Hollywood
Author: 0 Threat of writers' strike hovers over Hollywood

In providing good benefits, the plan has begun running deficits and threatens to go bust by the end of 2020. Negotiations between the WGA and the major studios began March 13 and lasted almost two weeks, then resumed April 10. The Writers Guild also wants streaming services like Netflix and Amazon to pay their writers residuals that are more on par with the networks. There's even a possibility if the strike isn't resolved quickly that the whole of the 2017-2018 autumn/winter TV season ...

Arts&Culture Bye-bye, and here's your check: Golden exit for the departed
Author: 0 Bye-bye, and here's your check: Golden exit for the departed

The email that Politico received did not include the recipients' names, and it was not clear how O'Reilly's attorneys came into its possession, though the campaign was not a secret. This time , the network did so by kicking Bill O'Reilly on his way out of Fox News . O'Reilly has been with Fox News for over 20 years and is the host of the popular segment "The O'Reilly Factor".

Arts&Culture Avatar's four sequels all get release dates
Author: 0 Avatar's four sequels all get release dates

You can check out the full announcement below. The insane amount of money earned by the first film worldwide shows that there's definitely interest and financial incentive to make more of these films, it's just not something that seems to be felt in the anticipation cockles like a superhero joint or space adventure.

Arts&Culture BMW's M4 coupe for those who like it just right
Author: 0 BMW's M4 coupe for those who like it just right

BMW says the M4 CS will do 0 to 60 miles per hour in 3.8 seconds, and the car's electronic limiter had been raised to allow a top speed of 174 miles per hour. CS-badged M cars are positioned above the existing range of standard M models but below the ultra-low-volume stripped-out GTS specials typically launched towards the end of the life of selected models.

Arts&Culture Watch Kendrick Lamar's Interview With Zane Lowe On Beats 1
Author: 0 Watch Kendrick Lamar's Interview With Zane Lowe On Beats 1

And, during a 45-minute chat, he speaks in-depth about the project. At the 21:45 mark, Lamar discusses some of the more overarching qualities to DAMN . Period. No one can take that away from me. " This your best one to me, no bullshit ". "I get that this stuff is, you know, popular, but it avoids the central reality, just as Black Lives Matter avoids the central reality".

Arts&Culture Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon Will Star In HBO's 'Fahrenheit 451' Film
Author: 0 Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon Will Star In HBO's 'Fahrenheit 451' Film

Behind the wheel for this take on the tale is 99 Homes helmer Ramin Bahrani and now, we've got the first bit of casting news for the HBO Films project. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. When protagonist Montag meets a free-thinking neighbor, Clarisse McClellan, he begins to question everything he knows.

Author: 0 Tories lead over Labour reaches 24 points in latest poll

Earlier, Corbyn had not ruled out putting the terms of an exit deal to a national vote when asked point-blank by journalists after the launch of his election campaign in Westminster. Labour's marginal seats in the West Midlands, on the edge of northern cities and in the London suburbs are believed to be the most likely to fall to the Tories.

Author: 0 Ousted Fox host O'Reilly could get $25 mn

Workers were spotted Thursday posting boards over windows of the midtown streetside studios, to hide posters of O'Reilly and the show that once bore his name. In early April a New York Times investigation showed the network had already paid out $13 million in settlements to five women so they would not pursue harassment cases against the show host for what they described as verbal abuse, lewd comments, unwanted advances and obscene phone calls.

Arts&Culture NY subway service inches back on; power outage cause unknown
Author: 0 NY subway service inches back on; power outage cause unknown

The MTA was still investigating with Con Edison at the scene in the afternoon, a spokeswoman said. There is B no train service between Brighton Beach and Bedford Pk Blvd in both directions. Some F trains will run on the E line between Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue and Queens Plaza then operate on the G line to Bergen Street. The LIRR is cross honoring at the following stations: Sutphin Boulevard-Archer Avenue, Kew Gardens-Union Turnpike, Forest Hills-71st Avenue, 61st ...

Arts&Culture Scott Derrickson And Carlton Cuse Set For New Locke & Key TV Pilot
Author: 0 Scott Derrickson And Carlton Cuse Set For New Locke & Key TV Pilot

Hulu has officially ordered a pilot for the series, which has Carlton Cuse ( The Strain , LOST ) set to executive produce and showrun. He'll direct the pilot, but if Hulu decides to make more Locke & Key, he'll remain involved and direct a few more episodes before moving on to make a sequel to his Marvel hit.

Arts&Culture Paige reacts to WWE suspension on Total Divas
Author: 0 Paige reacts to WWE suspension on Total Divas

Paige was only 20-years-old when she became NXT's inaugural Women's Champion in July 2013. Del Rio said that Paige was hoping to return to action by May. The new outfit appears to be in line with the unusual dance promos that have followed her to the blue brand. WWE Superstar CJ Perry or "Lana" as she is known might have finally revealed her in-ring gear on Total Divas as she gets ready to make her debut on Smackdown LIVE.

Arts&Culture Time's 100 Most Influential People List Revealed for 2017!
Author: 0 Time's 100 Most Influential People List Revealed for 2017!

Other athletes included on TIME's list included National Basketball Association star LeBron James , Olympic gymnast Simone Biles , soccer's Neymar and UFC fighter Conor McGregor . With a monastic diet, intense training and a relentless, inspiring positivity, Tom built himself from the ground up. Ahmed appears in the publication's Pioneers section alongside Moonlight's Barry Jenkins , Chance the Rapper and Ivanka Trump .

Author: 0 Wounded vet crosses finish line in Boston Marathon

Boston will never forget the moment Meb raised his fist in the air in celebration as he was recognized as the men's victor. Sanchez kept at physical therapy for years and began posting his fitness exploits on social media, eventually garnering the strength to compete in the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon.

Arts&Culture Cheesy Katherine Heigl flick is a camp classic in the making
Author: 0 Cheesy Katherine Heigl flick is a camp classic in the making

Like a Stepford Wife crossed with Ray Liotta, she's deliciously terrible as she sings to her kid in French, boasts about her sex life and makes a spectacular nuisance of herself. My parents are super different. "We love to embarrass them", she marveled. That's a bummer when something like Unforgettable comes along because it's a fun example of what the genre can achieve when you treat it with a little more finesse.

Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly to reportedly receive one year's pay despite sacking

The board of 21st Century Fox met inside Fox News headquarters Thursday, while outside, the National Organization for Women declared the ouster of host Bill O'Reilly isn't enough. Men place boards over a poster of former cable news host Bill O'Reilly outside of the Fox News offices in NY on April 20, 2017 . He walked with an exit package worth more than $40 million, a person familiar with the matter said at the time .

Author: 0 Blake Lively Just Told Off a Reporter For Asking This Obnoxious Question

One reporter chose to ask her about her outfit , and she was just not having it. Lively went on to say, "You know, men need to stand for women just as women need to stand for women". 'I'm looking to do something that I haven't done yet, not something that I did. Lively said Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage , who wrote and developed the show, refused to have it set in Toronto and so it got moved.

Arts&Culture French authorities detain 3 people at gunman's home in Paris suburb
Author: 0 French authorities detain 3 people at gunman's home in Paris suburb

The terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack - giving the attacker a war name indicating he had ties in Belgium and praising him as a "fighter of the Islamic State", the Independent of the United Kingdom reported. But Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said the government had reviewed its extensive election security measures and was "fully mobilised" in the wake of the attack.

Author: 0 Prince William, Prince Harry on mom Diana's death: 'We are uniquely bonded'

And having asked others to start conversations on mental health with their friends and families, they wanted to show that they are taking part as well. It ain't gonna change it, it ain't gonna bring her back. "We all felt there was very much a campaign to get everyone talking and have these conversations, [so] we've got to do the same, you know, do the same - so he's been brilliant", she said .

Arts&Culture Paris attacker had been arrested for plotting to kill police
Author: 0 Paris attacker had been arrested for plotting to kill police

The assailant reportedly targeted a police vehicle. At Paris' Orly airport a 39-year-old man was killed on March 18 after attacking a soldier. The group's president, Mickael Bucheron, told The Associated Press the slain officer would have celebrated his 38th birthday at the beginning of May.

Author: 0 GOP leaders downplay revisions to health-care bill offered by House moderate

Essential Health Benefits require that health insurance plans must cover certain services such as doctors' services, inpatient or outpatient hospital care, prescription drugs, pregnancy, childbirth, and mental health. The President asked House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., to pull the vote and the White House has been negotiating with the House Freedom Caucus since.

Author: 0 21st Century stock rises after O'Reilly firing

The contract reportedly allowed Fox News parent 21st Century Fox to dismiss him if new allegations of sexual impropriety surfaced. But Perquita Burgess - coming out publicly for the first time Thursday with her O'Reilly story - helped put a nail in the pundit's coffin by appearing on " The View ".

Author: 0 Bulls' Rajon Rondo suffers fractured thumb, out indefinitely

The Bulls have been great through two games but their role players are playing otherworldly. Chicago holds a 2-0 series lead, becoming just the second number eight seed in history to steal the first two games against top-ranked opponents.

Arts&Culture Charlie Murphy was remembered fondly at his funeral by fellow comedians
Author: 0 Charlie Murphy was remembered fondly at his funeral by fellow comedians

Murphy, the older brother of comedian Eddie Murphy , died April 12 at 57 years old. Cedric previously paid tribute to his friend recalling his "great laugh" and "rockstar style" in an emotional open letter. In the recurring skit " Charlie Murphy's True Hollywood Stories", Murphy and Chappelle performed humorous send-ups of documentary-style looks at the lives of music legends such as Rick James and Prince.

Author: 0 David Letterman To Induct Pearl Jam Into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Inductee Eddie Vedder from the band Pearl Jam performs at the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Barclays Center on Friday, April 7, 2017, in NY. We were in a band called Mother Love Bone. "I know Neil Young was supposed to be here and people are saying". He continued by praising each of his other former bandmates as well as the band's current singer, Arnel Pineda .

Arts&Culture Former KCCI producer tries Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino; video goes viral
Author: 0 Former KCCI producer tries Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino; video goes viral

One of the latest food trends I've noticed popping up online is a unicorn obsession. His rant continued, pleading with Starbucks customers to order a different drink. Its bright colors reminded me of every notebook I used in middle school, of every embarrassing moment I had as a preteen and every half-used lip gloss that I owned before the age of 16.

Author: 0 Stockholm truck attack suspect 'admits to terror crime'

He had been denied residency in Sweden and had expressed sympathy for so-called Islamic State, according to police. In February, the Swedish Migration Agency handed over Akilov's case to the police since he had absconded. He is being held on suspicion of terrorist offenses and police said was known for having been sympathetic to extremist organizations. Another man was also arrested for links with the Uzbek man.

Author: 0 Clippers Win Game Two, Level Series With Jazz

Los Angeles' big 3 (Jordan, Griffin, Paul), combined for 10-13 for shooting and six rebounds just in the first quarter alone. Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles (right) shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute defends. This would be the closest the Jazz would get, though, as Paul immediately responded with a 28-foot three-point jumper, an emphatic block on guard George Hill , a steal against Hill and another basket to push the lead back to eight.

Author: 0 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' trailer has arrived

Some shots in the trailer also suggested Skywalker training Rey on the island. "It's so amusing when people started asking that when the title was announced because I had never even pondered that question". The upcoming fourth season of " Rebels " will be its last and will air this coming fall with 15 episodes. So fans started speculating that Star Wars 8 could feature the death of General Leia Organa.

Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly accuser appears on 'The View'

O'Reilly was doomed by a New York Times story earlier this month detailing how he and Fox News had made payouts totalling $13 million (€21.1 million) to address complaints against him from women about sexual harassment and other inappropriate behaviour.

Author: 0 Letterman steps in for sick Neil Young to honor Pearl Jam

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum CEO Greg Harris recently shared his thoughts about the various inductees with ABC Radio. Electric Light Orchestra, known for its marriage of rock and classical, brought strings into a cover of Berry's "Roll Over Beethoven" before going into the band's most popular song, "Evil Woman".

Arts&Culture Star Wars Han Solo movie: Harry Styles hints casting rumours were true
Author: 0 Star Wars Han Solo movie: Harry Styles hints casting rumours were true

It is rumoured the Jagger movie will be directed by Andy Goddard and based on the book Exile On Main Street: A Season In Hell With The Rolling Stones by Robert Greenfield . Asked about the record, she said: "I loved it". "If you're shortsighted, you can think, 'Let's just keep touring, ' but we all thought too much of the group than to let that happen".

Author: 0 Prince fans join 'purple family' at Paisley Park

Paisley Park opened as a museum in October. Paisley Park has since been turned into a museum, and will host four days of events to pay tribute to Prince . She wore a Prince symbol pendant and had spray-painted the symbol in black along the legs of her white trousers. She said it was hard to no longer have Prince , but "his spirit, his energy is still with us".

Author: 0 Ossoff Wins Plurality In Georgia Special Election, Teeing Up Runoff With GOPer

Republican Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, finished a distant second in the crowded field, qualifying for the June 20 runoff. This Tuesday it was another special election - this one in suburban Atlanta - where a slew of GOP candidates managed to keep Democrat Jon Ossoff just under 50%, forcing a June runoff.

Arts&Culture New celebrity takes on KFC Colonel gig to introduce the ''Zinger''
Author: 0 New celebrity takes on KFC Colonel gig to introduce the ''Zinger''

Could it be that Rob Lowe has been chosen as the new KFC Colonel Sanders by Yum! It's ideal because ever since Lowe left his job as a punchline (see Disney/Oscars ) and started delivering punchlines instead in places like Austin Powers movies and DirecTV commercials , he has utterly mastered the zinger.

Author: 0 O'Reilly leaves Fox News amid harassment claims

O'Reilly said in an April 1 statement that he had been unfairly targeted because of his public prominence. United States relationship expert Wendy Walsh has claimed axed Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly made unwanted advances towards her at a work meeting.