Author: 0 Sanders scores platform victory, calls for $15 minimum wage

Her allies on the platform committee regarded the Sanders effort as a rebuke to the president and merely a symbolic move because the committee can not dictate to Congress. While stopping short of Sanders's plan for a single-payer "Medicare for all" approach that is favored by many liberal Democrats, Clinton on Saturday affirmed her support for allowing people 55 and older to buy into Medicare coverage, the national health insurance program now available only to seniors 65 and older, The ...

Author: 0 Clinton, Biden to campaign together amid rash of shootings

Late Thursday night, 11 Dallas police officers were shot ambush-style, including five fatally amid a protest against the recent police-involved deaths of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota, according to the Dallas Police.

Life&Culture TV writer Caroline Aherne (52) remembered as comedy 'genius'
Author: 0 TV writer Caroline Aherne (52) remembered as comedy 'genius'

Ralf Little, who starred alongside Aherne in The Royle Family , said her death would leave a "noticeable gap" in working class voices on British television. "The Mrs Merton Christmas Show" won the Best Talk Show Bafta in 1997, while " The Royle Family " collected Best Sitcom award in 2000 and 2007. "Only one, but he'll let you know how much it cost".

Author: 0 Dallas suspect taunted police during 2 hours of negotiation

Authorities are now investigating whether the Dallas gunman was directed by groups such as the African American Defence League or the New Black Panther Party or merely emboldened by them. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman said in a news conference. Police now say he had been planning something big long beforehand, and that last week's deaths were a trigger.

Author: 0 Lin-Manuel Miranda Takes Last Bow in 'Hamilton'

On Twitter, he shared a black-and-white photo of his severed locks, along with the caption, "Teach 'em how to say goodbye...". " Hamilton " won 11 awards at this year's Tony Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and a Grammy. On Friday, Miranda also released a new single "Love Made the World Go Round" in honor of the Orlando shooting victims. Stacie Berman, a Brooklynite who has seen the show twice, said she planned to sell four tickets to the show she had bought for September to help pay for her $2,000 ...

Life&Culture Newgarden earns IndyCar win in Iowa
Author: 0 Newgarden earns IndyCar win in Iowa

From there it was the Chevy trio of Charlie Kimball, Max Chilton and Josef Newgarden that looked to challenge with frontrunning pace, but they finished fifth, fourth and second respectively. The race is 50 laps longer than previous years. Hunter-Reay qualified 20th (of 22) and wasn't any better in the race. Although no driver has ever won from the pole in Iowa, no one has taken first after starting from so far behind either.

Life&Culture Future Ute gymnast places 4th after night 1 of Olympic Trials
Author: 0 Future Ute gymnast places 4th after night 1 of Olympic Trials

But not too exhausted to return to the SAP Center on Sunday for the final day of the Olympic trials, where Raisman is expected to become one of five gymnasts named to the US team that will be favored to win a gold medal in Rio next month. The biggest winners of night one are Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian. Gabby looks crushed as she walks away from the beam, and then her coach is seen consoling her as the two emotionally share a hug.

Author: 0 Shooting of Dallas officers spurs acts of kindness to police

The man who gunned down Dallas police officers had a expansive cache of bomb-making materials and reserves of combat gear that included ballistic vests, rifles, ammunition and a personal journal of combat tactics in his home, investigators said.

Life&Culture Monica Murthy's mimicry of Kangana Ranaut goes viral
Author: 0 Monica Murthy's mimicry of Kangana Ranaut goes viral

Film maker Hansal Mehta has always been known for his distinctive approach of his movies. As per reports, Rajkummar will have a smaller role compared to Kangana's as she plays the titular role and the story revolves around her. Mehta, who has made films like Aligarh and Shahid , says that Simran won't be unlike any of his previous film. Kangana and the rest of the film's team will head to the USA in August to begin shooting.

Life&Culture 'Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates' unevenly mixes humor and heart
Author: 0 'Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates' unevenly mixes humor and heart

What does a good summer movie need? It's tempting to say that " Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates " represents a new low for Hollywood, but that low was reached some time ago and this film merely occupies the same sub-basement space where " Dirty Grandpa " - which interestingly also starred Zac Efron and was also about a wedding - languished earlier this year.

Author: 0 See how they compare head of UFC 200 clash

One good, one kinda pointless. But perhaps, the WWE planned for him to make a grand comeback at " SummerSlam ". However, WWE programming still runs on wins and losses just like any other sport, whether the winners are predetermined or not.

Life&Culture Gilbert Arenas Mocks Nick Young, Makes Kid Cry In Bizarre Snapchats
Author: 0 Gilbert Arenas Mocks Nick Young, Makes Kid Cry In Bizarre Snapchats

Iggy Azalea wipes all memories she has of her former lover by setting up home elsewhere and putting her own stamp on the interiors. Retired NBA player Gilbert Arenas was back in the news Friday for the strangest of reasons. Other parts of the video show that Young's son got hit by the basketball outside on the court. "Then I don't like you either". To top it all off, Arenas paints over a drawing of Iggy Azalea's first name on the wall, shortening "Iggy" to "IG", to make his friend's new ...

Life&Culture Fans with a twist: Belarus customs ask RHCP to sign… Metallica CDs
Author: 0 Fans with a twist: Belarus customs ask RHCP to sign… Metallica CDs

We were called into customs officials office at an airport in Belarus and they asked us to sign a bunch of Metallica cd's and photos, the 53-year-old member of RHCP wrote. The superstar bassist, born Michael Peter Balzary, ended up complying with the confused custom agents. Flea reminded fans of the time he sat in with Metallica on the song Fight Fire with Fire at a 2008 benefit concert, but added that "I'm no Robert Trujillo ".

Author: 0 Chris Evans steps down after one series of 'Top Gear'

In fact, they were very bad. "Stepping down from Top Gear ", Evans tweeted . In a statement issued yesterday, Evans said that he'd tried his best with the show, but sometimes that is just not enough. His departure comes after recent controversy emerged he was allegedly facing a police probe over accusations of sexual assault. The final episode of the revamped motoring show aired on Sunday after a rocky ride during its return without Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond .

Life&Culture SRK Don't Want to Clash with Hrithik
Author: 0 SRK Don't Want to Clash with Hrithik

SRK has offered an explanation for the change of release date. Today, while speaking to the media here at his Mannat, the 50-year-old actor gave a proper explanation to why " Raees " release got delayed. It should release in 3,500-4,000 theatres. When two big films release, we don't get the magnitude of theatrical release we want. "Till the time we have eight to nine thousand theatres for release of two big films, this can not happen", he said.

Life&Culture Serena Williams wins her 7th Wimbledon and 22nd Grand Slam title
Author: 0 Serena Williams wins her 7th Wimbledon and 22nd Grand Slam title

Open in 2010. Serena Williams' memory is not as powerful as her first serve these days, although with so many achievements to recall it would be churlish to hold that against the American great. Championship No. 22 comes 14 years after Williamss first Grand Slam win. But even the ferociously competitive Williams seems happy to rest on her laurels, for a while at least.

Author: 0 Lin-Manuel Miranda Says Good-bye to 'Hamilton'... and to His Long Hair

Javier Muñoz will take over the title role of " Hamilton " from Mr. Miranda. Odom Jr. will focus on his career as a singer and Soo will take part in another musical. "It was so emotional - the words, the music, the actors, the triumph", said J.Lo. At the curtain call, which was live-streamed on Facebook,FB 1.20 % Mr.

Life&Culture Gambit Is Still In The Works Apparently, To Start Filming in 2017
Author: 0 Gambit Is Still In The Works Apparently, To Start Filming in 2017

After that? "We start shooting Deadpool 2 at the beginning of next year, then I sit down and start writing the next of the mainline X-Men movies". Another choice is that Kinberg may be referring to "The New Mutants" film adaptation - another "X-Men" project that is still in the earliest stages of pre-production, but has always been rumored to be coming sooner than later.

Author: 0 Noel Gallagher performs touching tribute for Caroline Aherne

Friends and fellow entertainers have spoken on social media of their shock at her death. Caroline's on-screen lay about dad was played by Ricky Tomlinson . Her father was a railway worker and alcoholic. However, in 2014 Aherne made a tentative return to television by narrating Gogglebox, the popular reality show that is, in practice, a modern documentary update of the ideas Aherne pioneered in The Royle Family.

Life&Culture Back to good old days for Ranveer Singh, Aditya Chopra
Author: 0 Back to good old days for Ranveer Singh, Aditya Chopra

Now after two months, the "Bajirao star unveiled another poster of the movie but guess what - 'the kissing continues". The latest poster from Befikre is out. According to the reports, after three posters from the film have been released, Ranveer tweeted out the fourth one on Saturday afternoon. And seems like Ranveer and Vaani can't stop kissing each other.

Author: 0 Mom shields son during Dallas shooting

Taylor, who is now in a wheelchair after she was shot in the leg while trying to escape and shield one of her sons from the gunfire, wants to set an example for her boys, ages 12 through 17, who were all with her on Thursday night at what was supposed to be a peaceful protest.

Life&Culture Pepe back in full training ahead of Euro 2016 final
Author: 0 Pepe back in full training ahead of Euro 2016 final

Cristiano Ronaldo recognises that hosts France are the favourites and will be a tough opponent to beat in the Euro 2016 final. To do so, Portugal will have to be the first team to win in France in a major tournament since the 1960 European Nations Cup.

Author: 0 Michael Phelps sets stage for Olympic showdown in 100-meter butterfly

Otherwise, just sit back and watch Phelps dominate. Also in Ledecky's sights is Australian Shane Gould, who won three events all in world-record time at the 1972 Munich Games, including the 200 and 400 free. Weitzeil, victor of 100 meters free, added the 50 free to her Rio agenda getting home in 24.28, just 5/100ths of a second in front of Simone Manuel.

Author: 0 Loretta Lynch and Bill Clinton reportedly regret tarmac run

Lynch, a President Obama political appointee, has said she will accept the recommendations of the Federal Bureau of Investigation director and career prosecutors on the case in determining whether to bring criminal charges. "They did not discuss the Department of Justice's review". The group pointed out that, in addition to the probe into Hillary Clinton's activities, the FBI is reportedly conducting a public corruption investigation involving the Clinton Foundation.

Author: 0 Protesters rally in Baton Rouge in response to recent police-involved shootings

We have been suffering police brutality for a long time. Organizers have said they plan to continue their demonstrations into Sunday, including a march from City Hall to the state Capitol. "There's a lot of work to be done, with this police department specifically", he said. Doug Cain, who said police had warned the protesters to stay off the road.

Life&Culture F1: Mercedes intends to appeal Rosberg penalty
Author: 0 F1: Mercedes intends to appeal Rosberg penalty

The result means Rosberg heads to Hungary in a fortnight's time with the smallest advantage over Hamilton , although he did admit afterwards that he can look at the matter with his "glass half full" and take heart that he still leads the championship battle.

Author: 0 Chaka Khan and sister enter rehab over prescription drugs

Khan's sister, Yvonne Stevens (aka Taka Boom ) has also entered a rehabilitation and aftercare program. Follow the AJC Music Scene on Facebook and Twitter . The star covered Prince's song I Feel For You , which became one of her biggest hits. Grammy Award-winner Jody Watley featuring Shalamar Reloaded will perform in Khan's place, Rodriguez said.

Author: 0 Lin-Manuel Miranda Cuts Hair After Final Curtain Call For 'Hamilton'

Author and historian Ron Chernow , whose biography on Alexander Hamilton inspired Miranda to create the musical, was in attendance for the creator's final Hamilton performance. Miranda is going on to star across from Emily Blunt in Walt DisneyDIS 1.23 % Studios' film sequel " Mary Poppins Returns", set for 2018, and has been writing songs for Disney's animated film " Moana ".

Author: 0 'Finding Dory' beats 'Tarzan' for third straight box office win

But " Tarzan " carries a massive $180 million budget, so the film will have to perform strongly in worldwide markets to make a profit. The animated sequel grossed $50.2 million from Friday to Monday, more than doubling the take of Disney's new film "The BFG" (more on that later).

Life&Culture Ministers Take Charge, Spell Out Priorities
Author: 0 Ministers Take Charge, Spell Out Priorities

Javadekar , seen as non-confrontational and reportedly handpicked by the party leadership for the complete contrast he provides to his aggressive predecessor Smriti Irani, said he would use his experience as a student leader to initiate "good dialogue" with students to prevent protests and clashes on campuses.

Author: 0 Andy Murray wins his 2nd Wimbledon title

When fellow Canadian Eugenie Bouchard lost her Wimbledon final to Petra Kvitova two years ago it signalled a downward spiral for the player predicted to be the next big thing. It is so tight in all the matches that one or two points can sway the match'. For Federer, with Novak Djokovic out, this was his greatest chance of winning an 18th major title since 2012 and while the veteran showed form to suggest he is still capable of adding another to his collection, doubts about his stamina and ...

Life&Culture Donald Trump raises $51 million for campaign and GOP allies
Author: 0 Donald Trump raises $51 million for campaign and GOP allies

Trump's fundraising total for June is impressive, considering he raised just over $3 million in May, the month he became the presumptive nominee. Although Donald Trump's schedule posted online ends after a Wednesday night campaign stop, two Florida newspapers are reporting that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee may visit Miami in the coming days.