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Let's put statues of African slaves next to Confederate monuments

Let's put statues of African slaves next to Confederate monuments The roughly $2,000 he spent on his Union outfit and gunpowder is an investment for his mind, not unlike a school trip overseas to visit historic sites. Treaties were written and often broken; Native American children were taken from their families and sent to boarding schools where they were punished for speaking their native languages and trying to keep their cultural traditions. [Full Article...]

Coutinho Could Be Unveiled On Friday As Liverpool Accepts €160m Barcelona Offer

Coutinho Could Be Unveiled On Friday As Liverpool Accepts €160m Barcelona Offer Manchester United legend Ferguson set aside his previous rivalry with Liverpool when fielding a question on Coutinho at UEFA's coaching forum in Switzerland. Signing Paulinho, losing Neymar, making ridiculous bids for Philippe Coutinho , leading Ousmane Dembélé astray to sign him, messing Jean-Michael Seri around, letting one of the greatest players in football history enter the a year ago o... [Full Article...]

The controversy over swapping Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day

The controversy over swapping Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day Councilman Joe Buscaino , who is an Italian-American, was the lone "no" vote on Wednesday. O'Farrell, who represents an Echo Park-to-Hollywood district, said the plan for Indigenous Peoples Day also called for October 12 - the date of Columbus' arrival in 1492 - to be set aside as Italian American Heritage Day at City Hall. [Full Article...]

Big revelation; Kavya Madhavan is 'madam,' says Pulsar Suni

Big revelation; Kavya Madhavan is 'madam,' says Pulsar Suni Recently, during the questioning by Kerala police, Pulsar Suni, the prime accused in the case had revealed the identity of mysterious madam who made an appearance in the letter which led to Dileep's arrest. Meanwhile, Special investigation team probing the actress rape case maintained that they will speed up filing the supplementary charge sheet. The two men also mentioned about one "madam", he ad... [Full Article...]

The Great British Bake Off had its lowest launch ratings since 2013

The Great British Bake Off had its lowest launch ratings since 2013 Bake Off , now in its eighth season, served as C4′s biggest overnight performance since the Paralympic Games opening ceremony five years prior, which brought in 8.3 million eyes. The number of viewers marks a five-year record for the channel, however, and will increase as people watch on catch-up in the coming days. In March this year, Channel 4 confirmed that Prue Leith would replace Berry ... [Full Article...]

Isaac Hempstead Wright explains connection between Bran and Night King

Isaac Hempstead Wright explains connection between Bran and Night King And if it was fire, why was it blue? Those in service to the Night King have ice-blue eyes and, in the case of his newly acquired dragon, blue flame. Was that ice coming out of his mouth, or was it fire? If they exist, they are to be found in the Shivering Sea and the White Waste. Whereas common dragons (if any dragon can truly be said to be common) breathe flame, ice dragons supposedly breathe ... [Full Article...]

Fox News hires fiery conservative pundit Tomi Lahren

Fox News hires fiery conservative pundit Tomi Lahren ET/PT. Sigh. "I will remain a solid and passionate advocate for you". "Thank you for following me on my journey". Tomi Lahren , bashed by Republicans and Democrats alike, has found a new home for her conservative views: Fox News . "As if there was anywhere else you were gonna end up", a third user added . Sources also told the Daily Caller that Lahren's abortion comments were the "fina... [Full Article...]

Texas man who lost everything to Harvey finds father alive

Texas man who lost everything to Harvey finds father alive Much to Mr Mitchell's relief his dad picked up when dialled and an emotional conversation ensued live on air. 'Okay dad, I'm going to jump on a bus. "Dad, I love you". It was not immediately clear as to where Mitchell's father had relocated. As for Mitchell's next move, he said he's going to "try to pick up the pieces and move forward... [Full Article...]

Houston icon turned his furniture stores into shelters

Houston icon turned his furniture stores into shelters Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale of Gallery Furniture said after the storm hit Houston , he gathered volunteers and his trucks to rescue people. "Mattress Mack" as he is known, made his two stores into safe havens for families. While many are blown away by the Houston furniture store owner's extreme generosity, his employees say that's just his way. One of the fastest growing petitions on Cha... [Full Article...]

'Game Of Thrones' Star Reveals A Deleted Scene From The Season Finale

'Game Of Thrones' Star Reveals A Deleted Scene From The Season Finale Though the singer might have little to do with HBO's massively popular fantasy epic, a insane new fan theory has started suggesting that the vindictive song might actually be talking about Game of Thrones favorite little killer, Arya Stark (Maisie Williams). [Full Article...]

Spider-Man: Homecoming Writers Are Returning For the Sequel

Spider-Man: Homecoming Writers Are Returning For the Sequel Following the vast amount of success Sony Pictures saw with Spider-Man: Homecoming this summer, earning more than $737 million worldwide, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that screenwriters Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers , who penned the script for Tom Holland's first solo outing as the web-slinging superhero, will be returning for the sequel. [Full Article...]

Watch a Blade Runner 2049 prequel short film starring Jared Leto

Watch a Blade Runner 2049 prequel short film starring Jared Leto And Villeneuve is sharing that gift, as he turned to artistic friends to reveal their vision for key story points that have occurred since the first film, which was set in 2019. "Wallace Corp becomes a major force due to these two aspects, giving Leto's character a lot of power and bumping replicants to a majority soon enough". [Full Article...]

'The Boss' to Stick Around Through Winter in SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY

'The Boss' to Stick Around Through Winter in SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY In an attempt to prevent ticket brokers and bots from profiting from the high demand for tickets, Ticketmaster is using Verified Fan, which will randomly select previously registered buyers to receive text messages with offer codes several hours before tickets go on sale. [Full Article...]

The New Voice Of Kermit The Frog Makes His Debut

The New Voice Of Kermit The Frog Makes His Debut Whitemire took over as the voice of Kermit in 1990 after creator Jim Henson passed away. The fan site ToughPigs broke the news initially, and fresh info keeps coming to light. that I have been proud to call my brother", Whitmire wrote. In a blog post , Whitmire claimed he had been blindsided by the news and tried multiple times to remedy the situation. [Full Article...]

U2 reveal an extract from their forthcoming album

U2 reveal an extract from their forthcoming album On Wednesday, U2 shared a performance video of the new album track " The Blackout " via Facebook Live. First single, " You're The Best Thing About Me " coming September 6th, along with all the album news. The band, known for its human rights advocacy, said it completed most of Songs Of Experience a year ago, but chose to return to work after Trump stunned the world by winning the White House. [Full Article...]

Terry Pratchett's last wishes to destroy unfinished Discworld books fulfilled by steamroller

Terry Pratchett's last wishes to destroy unfinished Discworld books fulfilled by steamroller Just over half an hour later, another photograph was uploaded, the device having been smashed and the caption reading: "There goes the browsing history..." Rob Wilkins - manager of the Pratchett estate - posted an image of the hard drive to Twitter from the Great Dorset Steam Fair , the vintage steamroller, named Lord Jericho, pictured in the background. [Full Article...]

Princess Diana's 20th anniversary sparks renewed interest in royal family

Princess Diana's 20th anniversary sparks renewed interest in royal family The garden at Diana's former home is filled with white flowers and foliage and was inspired by memories of her life, style and image, such as her white "Elvis" Catherine Walker dress. The nation was also shocked she didn't rush back to London or appear at any Diana tributes near Buckingham Palace. Created there are more than a century, this garden in particular has been specially transformed into ... [Full Article...]

CNN Reporter Saves Man From Drowning In Texas Flood Waters

CNN Reporter Saves Man From Drowning In Texas Flood Waters Get out, dude!" he calls to the person in the truck, before realizing the driver needs to be rescued. Here's a longer clip of Griffin reflecting on what just happened. CNN broadcast the aftermath, and footage of the rescue, on live TV. An SUV under water after the Friendswood, Texas area was flooded from Hurricane Harvey on August 29, 2017. [Full Article...]

The Kardashians donate $500k to Hurricane Harvey relief

The Kardashians donate $500k to Hurricane Harvey relief I'm going to lead the charge and step up this way'. Hart, who grew up in Philly and attended George Washington High School, challenges fellow comic actors Chris Rock , Dave Chappelle and Jerry Seinfeld as well as TV/radio host Steve Harvey , musical couple Jay-Z and Beyoncé , actor/singer Justin Timberlake and actor/wrestler The Rock to pony up funds as well. [Full Article...]

Kathy Griffin says gory Trump photo drama was 'blown out of proportion'

Kathy Griffin says gory Trump photo drama was 'blown out of proportion' Hot off the freedom of dumping Anderson Cooper - and therefore no longer having to bask in his silver fox glory - the comedian is all about telling everyone she's not actually sorry for that Trump picture. Also she told one of the co-hosts they were "full of crap" for suggesting the offending photo went too far. "Like, I had Chelsea Clinton tweeting against me". [Full Article...]


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