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Arts&Culture BMW i8 Roadster teased ahead of its Frankfurt debut
Author: 0 BMW i8 Roadster teased ahead of its Frankfurt debut

The Roadster is expected to use the eDrive system as seen on the i8 coupe, but this will be in its updated form, given that the fixed-roof version is set to receive a mid-life cycle update, possibly later this year. The i8 and i8 Roadster are expected to get a facelift, which will include new LED headlights, restyled front and rear bumpers and updated alloy wheels.

Arts&Culture Everton confident of re-signing Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney
Author: 0 Everton confident of re-signing Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney

Speculation is growing that the England worldwide will depart Old Trafford during the summer, only when Jose Mourinho has added attacking reinforcements to his squad. The Times' report claims talks have been held over both Rooney and Lukaku, though it remains to be seen if it will be enough to prevent the 24-year-old getting his preferred move back to Stamford Bridge.

Arts&Culture SOTY 2: Chunky Pandey's daughter Ananya to debut opposite Tiger?
Author: 0 SOTY 2: Chunky Pandey's daughter Ananya to debut opposite Tiger?

While Tiger Shroff was earlier confirmed to play the male lead. Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh's daughter Sara Ali Khan was supposed to begin her Bollywood journey with the film. The fan page of the young girl on Instagram gives a flawless glimpse into her preparations for her big Bollywood debut. Student Of The Year 2 will be directed by Punit Malhotra and produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions.

Arts&Culture Rod Gets Mistaken for J.Lo's Bodyguard 'All the Time'
Author: 0 Rod Gets Mistaken for J.Lo's Bodyguard 'All the Time'

The former New York Yankees star, 41, posted several videos and photos to his Instagram Stories of the ride, which were taken by a fearless Lopez , who both filmed and managed to keep her bike straight at the same time. Explaining the meaning behind the track, J.Lo said, "The song is really about when love takes you by surprise - "Ni Tú Ni Yo, ' 'Not You, Not Me" really expected this to happen, you know?" "It's amusing", J.Lo admitted, "it kind of is, which music always is, in a way".

Arts&Culture Britney Spears rocks Israel - but did she also snub the Prime Minister?
Author: 0 Britney Spears rocks Israel - but did she also snub the Prime Minister?

Described as bringing "chaos" to Israel by the famed entertainment outlet Variety , Britney Spears has made her first visit to the country, culminating in a concert in Tel Aviv last night. Britney is planning on meeting with pediatric cancer patients in town before her concert. Last week, Spears rejected a suggestion that her long-awaited performance in Tel Aviv would not include live singing and would rely on playbacks.

Arts&Culture Schedule for Plattsburgh's Fourth of July Community Celebration
Author: 0 Schedule for Plattsburgh's Fourth of July Community Celebration

Scott Holt will play from 8-9:45 p.m. For more information including cost, call 209.944.1140 or log on to www.universityplazawaterfronthotel.com. The show can be viewed from the Clearwater High School football stadium or the parking lots of Clearwater Middle School or the Clearwater Intermediate Center.

Arts&Culture Surprise: Samsung is building a Bixby-powered AI speaker
Author: 0 Surprise: Samsung is building a Bixby-powered AI speaker

Before it began work on Vega, it had previously planned to launch another speaker - codenamed "Hive" - at Mobile World Congress 2015. Until Samsung can make more meaningful progress in its development of Bixby , its new smart speaker is unlikely to come to market anytime soon.

Arts&Culture Tom Holland confirms no appearance in Venom spin-off
Author: 0 Tom Holland confirms no appearance in Venom spin-off

The opening scenes of the movie are pretty central to the set-up for the new movie and take us behind the scenes of the events that Spidey was involved in in last year's Captain America: Civil War . Spider-Man: Homecoming also features Michael Keaton as the Vulture as well as Marisa Tomei as Peter Parker's Aunt May. Homecoming VR Experience provides a number of mini-games and obstacles you have to get through as Spider-Man, himself.

Arts&Culture Welcoming GST, 22 States Abolish Border Checkposts
Author: 0 Welcoming GST, 22 States Abolish Border Checkposts

The LDF government issued a statement in Thiruvananthapuram saying prices of more than 100 products have been brought down under GST. The Centre has also underlined the need to keep monitoring the prices of all essential commodities so that they were not inflated.

Arts&Culture Natalie Maines files for divorce after 17 years
Author: 0 Natalie Maines files for divorce after 17 years

According to TMZ , who was first to report the split, the Grammy-winning musician cited irreconcilable differences in her divorce petition. "It's a private family matter", Maines' rep, Cindi Berger, tells USA TODAY . He's landed recurring roles in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and "Colony" in addition to voice roles in the "Avengers Assemble" and "Ultimate Spider-Man" television series.

Arts&Culture Chomping champs face off at July 4 hot dog eating contest
Author: 0 Chomping champs face off at July 4 hot dog eating contest

The Nathan's hot dog competition isn't just a one-and-done event for most professional eaters. Sudo takes on her challengers at 11 a.m., when the women's contest kicks off outside the Nathan's stand at 1310 Surf Ave. Chestnut bit back previous year, redeeming the frankfurter crown, out chomping Stonie during a nail biter at the beach. Sudo powered through 38 1/2 hot dogs and buns to beat Thomas past year.

Arts&Culture This is why Ed Sheeran has quit posting on Twitter
Author: 0 This is why Ed Sheeran has quit posting on Twitter

He said: " Lady Gaga's fanbase read an interview in which they assumed I was talking about her and they all [expletive] hate me". He added: "The [expletive] for me has been trying to work out why people dislike me so much". He added: "Anyway, great night, great atmosphere, family, friends, fun. Please google x", he posted online. Sheeran is not the first star to have quit Twitter - Stephen Fry, Adele, Zayn Malik, Sam Smith and Kanye West are among the celebrities who have taken a break ...

Arts&Culture John Oliver Prepares America for the Trump Propaganda Assault to Come
Author: 0 John Oliver Prepares America for the Trump Propaganda Assault to Come

Past year the Pew Research Center found that people trust local news sources more than national news sources, family and friends, or social media. Currently, Sinclair owns 173 local TV stations around the country and is in talks to buy up Tribune Media, which would give it control of a massive corner of the US market.

Arts&Culture City bosses 'heading to Brussels with post-Brexit trade deal offer'
Author: 0 City bosses 'heading to Brussels with post-Brexit trade deal offer'

British banks have a lot to lose in a "hard Brexit ", as they would be deprived of so-called passporting rights, which allow financial services to operate freely throughout the EU's single market with standard regulation. "If World Trade Organisation rules govern EU-UK trade relations post March 2019, competitiveness and costs would likely be impacted as companies compete on a new global playing field", said Mr O'Loughlin.

Arts&Culture Fox Sports executive fired amid sexual harassment probe
Author: 0 Fox Sports executive fired amid sexual harassment probe

Jamie Horowitz , the Fox Sports executive who transformed the network with an emphasis on debate shows and talking heads, is out at the media company after two years amid a sexual harassment investigation, according to a report . News of his departure came Monday. "These values are non-negotiable", according to a memo obtained by Sports Business Journal's John Ourand . Horowitz's sudden departure also places new focus on Katie Nolan, whose Emmy Award-winning show, Garbage Time , was ...

Arts&Culture Gas prices trend down for fifth consecutive week, increase in production cited
Author: 0 Gas prices trend down for fifth consecutive week, increase in production cited

Like much of Midwest, some of those who fill up in OH are seeing gas prices below $2 per gallon. Further north, sub-$2 prices were rampant across metro regions including Tampa, Orlando, Melbourne and Vero Beach. Motorists in Miami-Dade County were paying an average $2.25, a 3-cent drop compared to the previous Monday. Gas Buddy shows the lowest price in Kansas City is $1.84, which makes sense after Monday morning USA gas prices dropped.

Arts&Culture How To Download 4:44 For Free & Legally
Author: 0 How To Download 4:44 For Free & Legally

From the outset, the service differentiated itself by providing exclusive premieres from Beyoncé and Kanye West . In the video above, the Doggfather sang the praises of JAY-Z's album but was wondering why it wasn't available everywhere. Initially, 4:44 was a exclusive available only to Tidal subscribers during its June 30 release. I love the game for what it's worth, the young ni**as and the old ni**as.

Arts&Culture Size woman bravely confronts man who body shamed her on a plane
Author: 0 Size woman bravely confronts man who body shamed her on a plane

The mean text messages he was sending to a friend just before take-off, in which he joked about Natalie having "eaten a mexican", were actually quite visible - and incredibly hurtful - to the young woman. "This is a fat person's daily reality and not just on a plane", Hage wrote to her more than 100,000 Instagram followers. This is on a bus, standing in line at the grocery store, at a concert, (and) on the internet.

Arts&Culture MP eyes Guinness World Record by planting 6 crore saplings
Author: 0 MP eyes Guinness World Record by planting 6 crore saplings

Over 1.5 million people - including students, housewives and government officials - planted the tree saplings in 12 hours. The plantation was done at multiple places in a span of 24 hours and 5 crores saplings were planted. He said the representatives of Guinness World Records too were present at different spots to monitor the drive. Chouhan said the entire state is fulfilling the commitment to enrich greenery around Maa Narmada today.

Arts&Culture Swedish premier: Sex assaults at music fest disgusting acts
Author: 0 Swedish premier: Sex assaults at music fest disgusting acts

One case of sexual coercion has been reported, as well as several cases of sexual assault . Organizers of the Bravalla festival in the southern city of Norrkoping announced they decided not to hold the festival next year as police follow up on reports of assault at the festival, BBC reports .

Arts&Culture 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel Cast & Plot Details Revealed As Filming Begins
Author: 0 'Fantastic Beasts' Sequel Cast & Plot Details Revealed As Filming Begins

Elsewhere, Zoë Kravitz is Leta Lestrange (sure we've heard that name somewhere before), while Callum Turner plays Theseus Scamander, Newt's older brother. The cast also includes William Nadylam (Yusuf Kama, wizard ), Ingvar Sigurdsson (Grimmson, bounty hunter) and Ólafur Darri Ólafsson (Skender, who runs the wizarding circus).

Arts&Culture Alice Braga Replacing Rosario Dawson In 'X-Men' Spin-Off 'New Mutants'
Author: 0 Alice Braga Replacing Rosario Dawson In 'X-Men' Spin-Off 'New Mutants'

No reason was given for her departure. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Dawson has exited the upcoming New Mutants film, just a few weeks after she was said to be in talks about joining the movie . Braga, who now stars in USA's Queen of the South , has previously appeared in films such as I Am Legend and Elysium . Her character is a medical doctor who possesses the ability to generate a bio-field protection for herself.

Arts&Culture Death toll in Pakistan oil tanker fire rises to 157
Author: 0 Death toll in Pakistan oil tanker fire rises to 157

Meanwhile, according to motorway police spokesman Imran Shah, six officials have been suspended on the recommendation of the departmental inquiry committee probing into the incident on the basis of technical data. Another 65 people remain hospitalised, many of whom are in a serious condition. On the other hand, samples of 125 bodies have been sent for DNA tests whereas more than 80 percent of the people admitted to hospitals were badly scorched.

Arts&Culture Crude oil prices extend rally, but it might not last
Author: 0 Crude oil prices extend rally, but it might not last

August WTI crude rose $1.11, or 2.5%, to settle at $46.04 a barrel. Oil prices increased on July 3, amid the first fall in US drilling activity in months, although gains were capped by reports of rising OPEC output last month even as the group has pledged to cut supply.

Arts&Culture Tottenham considering move to sign ex-Man United striker
Author: 0 Tottenham considering move to sign ex-Man United striker

The Mexican global and former Manchester United star has played a key role in Germany, scoring goals 39 goals in all competitions since he joined Bayer in 2015. The Mexican - nicknamed "Chicharito" - has impressed at this summer's Confederations Cup and that form, along with his 11 Bundesliga goals last season, has convinced West Ham to make a move.

Arts&Culture 'Despicable Me 3' Review: An Exhausting Sitcom Held Aloft By Steve Carell
Author: 0 'Despicable Me 3' Review: An Exhausting Sitcom Held Aloft By Steve Carell

The film also lost its overseas crown to Despicable Me 3, which brought in $95.6 million; The Last Knight , meanwhile, saw a 66 percent drop and brought in $68 million, according to Deadline . This emotional thread was balanced with the absurdity of the Minions . This weekend will not make or break the summer movie business, but studio executives hoping for fireworks are more likely to find them in the skies than their balance sheets.

Arts&Culture Adele's fans show their support with Wembley sing-a-long
Author: 0 Adele's fans show their support with Wembley sing-a-long

But, I struggled, vocally, during these two evenings. A report from Entertainment Online also confirmed that some of her fans also performed her songs online as their way of showing support to the singer . "It wouldn't be the real me up there". The news emerged six years after the singer had to cut her 2011 North American tour short as she suffered a vocal cord haemorrhage, which required surgery.

Arts&Culture Katy Perry brands Niall Horan a stage five clinger
Author: 0 Katy Perry brands Niall Horan a stage five clinger

Knowing how devoted Katy's fans are, Kyle & Jackie O sent six "Katy Kats" to EMI's office in Sydney and told them they were chosen to listen to some of Katy's new music and give feedback to the record company. She also considered that both of them are connected in a special way since she once helped him get through his "The X-Factor" journey. "I just want to be her friend".

Arts&Culture Turkey star Çalhanoğlu to sign with Milan
Author: 0 Turkey star Çalhanoğlu to sign with Milan

He kicked on at Hamburg and soon attracted Bayer Leverkusen's interest, being bought for €14.5m in 2014. The Turkish global has long-been linked with a move away from the Bundesliga outfit, with a number of Premier League clubs interested in his services.

Arts&Culture Akshay Kumar off to London to shoot for ''Gold''
Author: 0 Akshay Kumar off to London to shoot for ''Gold''

The film went on floors on Saturday, July 1. Akshay Kumar knows how to rock the monochrome look and like always, his looks can become an inspiration for us too. Other members of the ensemble cast are Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh and Sunny Kaushal. Gold is a period drama sports film set around post-Independence era.

Arts&Culture Deadly fire hits Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon
Author: 0 Deadly fire hits Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon

Lebanese group Hizballah has intervened in the war in Syria in support of dictator President Bashar al-Assad after which a number of attacks in Lebanon in recent years have been linked to Syria's ongoing war. Many more Syrian refugees are spread across Lebanon and other bordering countries, with some having fled to European nations life Germany and Italy. A leading Syrian opposition body late Friday accused the Lebanese army of violating refugee rights.

Arts&Culture Kanye West quits Tidal
Author: 0 Kanye West quits Tidal

Tidal have since sent a letter back, stating they 'still have an exclusive contract with Kanye and if he goes to another streaming service they'd sue him'. I went down seven years on behalf of you, ' railed the temperamental star during his concert. As fans were collecting their thoughts over the opening lines to "Kill JAY Z ", the artist addresses his qualms with Ye and their disagreements over the business of streaming .