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Arts&Culture Was Dylan too freewheelin' in borrowing for Nobel lecture?
Author: 0 Was Dylan too freewheelin' in borrowing for Nobel lecture?

Critics claim that he eased those demands by plagiarising sections of a students' guide to Herman Melville's classic novel. Here's Dylan: "Some men who receive injuries are led to God, others are led to bitterness ". Dylan :"Tashtego says that he died and was reborn". His rebirth also parodies religious images of resurrection. Following up on this unusual echo, I began delving into the two texts side by side and found that many lines Dylan used throughout his Nobel discussion of ...

Author: 0 Two taken to GW Hospital after Alexandria shooting

After an exchange of gunfire with police, the shooter died . "Please keep the member of my staff and all members of the congressional baseball team in your thoughts and prayers", Williams wrote on Twitter . Flake estimated that more than 50 shots were fired. "He had a lot of ammo". "He was just walking and shooting", she said of the man, whom she described as white and wearing a T-shirt and shorts.

Arts&Culture NY suspects attack deli clerk with avocados, bananas
Author: 0 NY suspects attack deli clerk with avocados, bananas

They became angry and the 21-year-old clerk tried to kick the two of them out. The bodega clerk's jaw was broken in the attack along with other bones in his face, police said. One of the avocados struck him in the head. He grabs a handful of avocados and starts hurling them, lashes his belt in the air, and pulls down a store display.

Arts&Culture Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott get matching tattoos
Author: 0 Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott get matching tattoos

Also of note is the fact that Tyga once got a tattoo on his arm that spelt KYLIE but the reality star never got one in his name. She also showed her fans on Snapchat that same year that she used tape so hoist up her cleavage. Speaking in a teaser clip of the forthcoming programme, she said: "For so long, I've been putting on this different persona to the world. That's who I want you guys to get to know".

Arts&Culture Inditex profits surge by 18% as worldwide expansion continues
Author: 0 Inditex profits surge by 18% as worldwide expansion continues

Online growth has helped Inditex to consistently outperform rivals such as H&M in recent years as its fast-fashion model allows it to quickly replicate the latest runway trends into stores in weeks. Inditex said its gross margin had bettered slightly, from 58.1 percent in the first quarter of 2016 to 58.2 percent this year. In addition, the group noted that strong sales growth had continued into the start of the second quarter, with a 12 percent growth in sales from February 1st to June 3rd.

Arts&Culture Kim Kardashian set to launch beauty website
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian set to launch beauty website

So, she could go with an entirely different scent and aesthetic. Kanye and I work really hard and I hope that is motivating for them to find their own path. "If I break it all down, I mean the percentage you would get from a licensing deal". Kylie Jenner has had an awesome year in the spotlight, but we can't help and notice how much it looks like she is morfing into her older sister Kim Kardashian! Teamed with a pair of white trainers, Kim nailed casual chic with her raven locks ...

Author: 0 Brexit talks may not start on June 19, David Davis suggests

Would the British negotiating position represent "the position of the Tories or the position of the whole nation?" he asked. The European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator has hit out at the "uncertainty" over Theresa May's approach to leaving the EU.

Arts&Culture Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn reprise DodgeBall characters for charity campaign
Author: 0 Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn reprise DodgeBall characters for charity campaign

They've teamed up with Ben , Vince, Justin Long , Christine Hamilton and some of the other Dodgeball stars to offer the chance to play with them in a charity match. Proceeds from the drive will go towards The Stiller Foundation , which provides educational opportunities for children around the world. Signing up and making a donation gives you the chance to be entered for the chance to play dodgeball with Stiller, with funds raised going to his Stiller Foundation .

Arts&Culture Stocks march on as Fed rate hike looms, dollar steady
Author: 0 Stocks march on as Fed rate hike looms, dollar steady

Senior Fed officials have said the central bank will only cut its $4.5 billion portfolio of securities only if its normalization of interest rates is fully under way. That possibility, too, could lead the Fed to wait. But Fed officials have said they think inflation will soon pick up along with the economy. With the rate hike, credit card companies will adjust their interest rates accordingly, some immediately, but nearly all within 60 days.

Arts&Culture UK arrests three as footage of London Bridge attack appears online
Author: 0 UK arrests three as footage of London Bridge attack appears online

Gabrielli said some police forces had been deluged with tip-offs about potential radicals, making it possible for some to slip beneath the radar. Police named Barking as the home of two of the attackers - Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane - while their accomplice Youssef Zaghba was listed as being from east London .

Arts&Culture Fox News Channel Jettisoned
Author: 0 Fox News Channel Jettisoned "Fair & Balanced" Tag For "Most Watched-Most Trusted"

Fox News is ditching its well-known marketing slogan "Fair & Balanced". The slogan was used by Fox since its launch, with the tagline reportedly being coined by Ailes himself. At the time , Ailes wanted to establish a clear divide between Fox News and the "establishment" media, most notably The New York Times . "When you take away ordinary people's lives in order to pay off the wealthiest among us, your own lives are forfeit [ed]".

Arts&Culture Why the Grammys voting changes are kind of a big deal
Author: 0 Why the Grammys voting changes are kind of a big deal

The Recording Academy hopes the swap will increase voter turnout and encourage younger members to vote, the LA Times reports. As it stands, voting for the 2018 Grammy Awards will begin in the fall of 2017, and all albums, songs, or records released between October 1, 2016, and September 30, 2017, will be eligible to be voted on.

Author: 0 Huge fire engulfs 27-storey London tower block, people injured

Daffarn said residents had complained for years to Kensington and Chelsea Council about the building's safety, to no avail. The Grenfell Action Group, a community organization formed to oppose a nearby redevelopment project, has been warning about the risk of fire at Grenfell Tower since 2013.

Arts&Culture Aston Martin launches AMR sub-brand
Author: 0 Aston Martin launches AMR sub-brand

Inspired by the success of the GTE racer that enjoyed so much success in last year's World Endurance Championship, the V8 Vantage gets a 10bhp shunt up to 430bhp, while its V12 big brother gets even more: the standard 565bhp rises to 595bhp (or 580bhp outside Europe).

Arts&Culture NBC to air Jones interview despite objections from Sandy Hook families
Author: 0 NBC to air Jones interview despite objections from Sandy Hook families

Still, some inside the network are concerned about the interview, holding "crisis meetings" to handle the backlash, according to Page Six . During the 97-second preview, Jones calls the attacks of September 11 an " inside job ", questions the legitimacy of the shootings at Sandy Hook and says, "30 years ago, they began creating animal-human hybrids".

Arts&Culture Anita Pallenberg dies; muse for Rolling Stones inspired 'Miss Amanda Jones'
Author: 0 Anita Pallenberg dies; muse for Rolling Stones inspired 'Miss Amanda Jones'

Her death was announced by close friend Stella Schnabel , daughter of American painter and filmmaker Julian Schnabel , on social media on Tuesday night. In 1979, when a teen lover shot himself in the bedroom of her NY apartment while Keith was recording in Paris, Anita admitted she "didn't feel anything" and blamed it on "the wonders of drugs and drink".

Arts&Culture London fire: 'It was quiet panic. People were completely traumatised'
Author: 0 London fire: 'It was quiet panic. People were completely traumatised'

Hundreds of other residents, many who had been asleep when the blaze broke out shortly before 1 a.m., were forced to flee down dark and smoky stairwells. "If we had stayed in that flat, we would've perished", he said. "I said, 'Why don't you come out?' She said 'They are telling us to stay in". But on Wednesday, as an enormous fire gutted the 24-story residential block, it emerged that local residents' groups had expressed concerns about safety going back several years.

Arts&Culture Two Inmates Escape After Murdering Two Prison Guards
Author: 0 Two Inmates Escape After Murdering Two Prison Guards

The Latest on the manhunt of Georgia inmates accused in the slaying of prison guards . CORRECTS SOURCE TO GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS IN SIGNOFF- This undated photo released by the Georgia Department of Corrections Tuesday, June 13 , 2017, shows inmate Ricky Dubose .

Arts&Culture Bill Cosby sex assault jury adjourns without verdict
Author: 0 Bill Cosby sex assault jury adjourns without verdict

The Jury on Cosby's case is composed of seven men and five women, all from the Pittsburgh area of Philadelphia in the U.S. state of Ohio. Most of the jurors looked tired when the judge agreed to send them back to their hotel late Tuesday night.

Author: 0 After Comey accuses Trump of lying, President calls him a 'leaker'

When asked if he would testify under oath just as Comey did on Thursday-where he spoke about several instances where he felt uncomfortable interacting with the president-Trump said he would be willing to do so. The details came from meticulous notes that Comey compiled after each of the encounters, and Comey said he did not pass along any classified information.

Arts&Culture Trump calls ex-FBI director James Comey a 'leaker' after testimony
Author: 0 Trump calls ex-FBI director James Comey a 'leaker' after testimony

King said either his House Intelligence Committee or the House Judiciary Committee will look into whether Comey broke the law when he admittedly leaked his Trump meeting memos to a friend, who then released them to the New York Times . Mr Comey alleges that Mr Trump then privately asked him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation.

Arts&Culture Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (2nd L) watches a basketball game between former U.S. NBA basketball players and North Korean players of the Hwaebul team of the DPRK with Dennis Rodman (R) at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang January 9, 2014.

Author: 0 Warriors capture their second National Basketball Association title in three years

He averaged 33.6 points, 12.0 rebounds and 10.0 assists-the first triple double average in NBA Finals history-but the Cavs dropped the best-of-seven series 4-1 to Golden State with a 129-120 loss Monday. After answering one final question following an extended stay at the podium, the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player felt like he might have said more than he should.

Arts&Culture Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament
Author: 0 Theresa May to 'reflect' after losing majority in Parliament

Just after noon on Friday, May was driven the short distance from Downing Street to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government - a formality under the British system. As the dust settles, one issue will become the focus for investors: whether Britain is more or less likely to retain privileged access to the EU's single market.

Arts&Culture Justin Bieber Won't Be Singing 'Despacito' in Concert Any Time Soon
Author: 0 Justin Bieber Won't Be Singing 'Despacito' in Concert Any Time Soon

He confessed: 'I don't know the words so I say "pocito". Weeks after butchering the remix version of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's " Despacito ", it seems Justin Bieber is staying away from performing the hit. I don't even know it'. I don't know the words so I say, " Dorito " or "burrito" or "blah blah blah"'. Fonsi has previously praised Bieber for learning the pronunciation of his Spanish lyrics and recording his remix the way it was originally written.

Arts&Culture Cameron Diaz took Hollywood break to make herself 'whole' again
Author: 0 Cameron Diaz took Hollywood break to make herself 'whole' again

The actress said, with a smile on her face, that she could not find the right person. "I have so many favourite apps; I think the most popular app in our house is Postmates (delivery service) - my children are obsessed with it, as am I, I have to say", she gushes to US news show Extra.

Author: 0 Amid diplomatic contact, North Korea frees American student

Warmbier's parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier , said they were told he has been in a coma since his trial, when he was last seen in public , and they had learned of this only one week ago. "On camera, Warmbier said he stole the propaganda poster on behalf of a member of the Friendship United Methodist Church in Wyoming, Ohio, who wanted it 'as a trophy.' In exchange, he would receive a used auto worth $10,000".

Arts&Culture 'It makes me nervous': Republicans rescue Sessions by interrupting Kamala Harris, again
Author: 0 'It makes me nervous': Republicans rescue Sessions by interrupting Kamala Harris, again

The real question here is: if Sessions was answering the questions honestly and accurately, what would he have to be nervous about? During her questioning of Sessions, Harris didn't allow Sessions time to fully answer her questions. She was very dogged, there's no question, but I wouldn't say she was any more dogged than Ron Wyden [D-Ore.] was, would you? A reprieve thus granted, Sessions offered word salad - not on Harris' question about a written policy, but on the abstractions she was ...

Author: 0 Trump "100%" willing to testify under oath

Even the reliably liberal Chris Matthews of MSNBC said: "The assumption of the critics of the president, of his pursuers, you might say, is that somewhere along the line in the previous year the president had something to do with colluding with the Russians.to affect the election in some way".

Author: 0 Trump '100 per cent' willing to testify on Comey

In the weeks that have followed, the White House has refused to comment further on the subject. In May, Trump fired Comey over what he believed was poor handling of the investigation into the Hillary Clinton private server and email scandal.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony

But District Attorney Kevin Steele said those inconsistencies were minor and little more than a distraction. Once both sides returned to the courtroom, Cosby confirmed to O'Neill that he would not take the stand. He noted Cosby's familiarity with the effects of Quaaludes - which he had previously said he had administered to women he wanted to have sex with, according to his 2005 civil deposition - as well as Benadryl, which he claimed he gave to Constand .

Author: 0 Roman Polanski rape victim pleads with judge to close 1977 case

Gordon said he would issue a written ruling on the motion. "It wasn't as traumatic for me as everyone would like to believe it was". She noted that she has suffered "insults and mistreatment" for 40 years. Braun said he hoped he can use the affidavit to get the Interpol warrant lifted so that Polanski can travel freely outside the United States. Mr Braun claims the case is no more than a "political circus" and that Polanski has already served his time by spending more than 300 days in jail ...

Author: 0 Gal Gadot shares message of thanks for Wonder Woman success

It is hard to believe now, but when Wonder Woman first opened on tracking boards, the film was projected to earn a solid, yet unspectacular, $65 million over its opening weekend. Your love and support for this character and myself are not to be taken for granted. She added, "He wanted to audition me for a "secret role". When asked by UpRoxx when the movie would take place Jenkins was very tight lipped, "It is for sure - I'm definitely planning something more interesting using that period ...

Arts&Culture 'Wonder Woman' Buries 'The Mummy' At The Box Office
Author: 0 'Wonder Woman' Buries 'The Mummy' At The Box Office

The film's domestic and global box office bang rocketed its opening weekend to record-breaking highs. The remake does contain a small Fraser easter egg, said Kurtzman: "We wanted to tip our hat to [Fraser], and there are two moments that do that in the film [including the Book of Amun-Ra, which Fraser's character use to defeat Imhotep in 1999's The Mummy ]".

Author: 0 Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking

And President Donald Trump isn't going to have much luck refocusing the nation's attention on his White House agenda this week. Guests on Sunday's political news programs focused largely on whether Comey's testimony provided "vindication" for Trump, as the White House said, or provided reason to intensify inquiries into the president's actions.

Author: 0 Trump Legal Team to File Complaint Over Comey Memos

Echoing his attorneys and aides, Trump said the ex-FBI chief vindicated his claim that Comey told him on three occasions he was not under investigation over possible collusion with Russians who attempted to interfere with last year's election.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions, Ron Wyden tussle over James Comey's testimony

He came out swinging during his opening statement , saying that while he recused himself from any investigation into Russia's meddling in the presidential election , he did not recuse himself from defending his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations".