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Life&Culture Carrie Fisher dealt with a predatory producer in the most badass way
Author: 0 Carrie Fisher dealt with a predatory producer in the most badass way

She told Fisher all about the horrifying experience, and the furious actress ended up taking matters into her own hands , by sending the man a thinly-veiled threat, all wrapped up in a trademark blue box from top jeweller Tiffany's. She said the two made plans to talk about possible projects over a meal, but as soon as he picked her up, the meeting took a scary turn. Sending this DVD to a sexual predator would surely communicate the same message as Carrie Fisher communicated - but without ...

Life&Culture Kate Middleton cut her hair, danced with Paddington Bear
Author: 0 Kate Middleton cut her hair, danced with Paddington Bear

The royals also met with some children - 130 attended the event - linked to the royals' charities such as Place2Be, East Anglia's Children's Hospices, Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. That dance was accompanied by smiles and laughter, and it all seemed to indicate that the duchess was enjoying a respite from her struggles with hyperemesis gravidarum , a rare pregnancy complication that led to her recent time out of the spotlight and that affected her during both of her ...

Author: 0 Kehinde Wiley Will Paint Barack Obama's Official Presidential Portrait

Wiley and Sherald's paintings are sure to bring a vibrant touch to the gallery's exhibition of past presidential portraits. The Smithsonian Portrait Gallery (which holds some of Wiley's previous work) announced that former U.S. Sherald won first place in the gallery's 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition for her 2013 work, " Miss Everything (Unsuppressed Deliverance )".

Life&Culture Women identify as assault, harassment victims with 'me too' posts
Author: 0 Women identify as assault, harassment victims with 'me too' posts

What started as a tweet from Alyssa Milano has now blossomed into a movement where thousands of women are sharing their stories of sexual assault and harassment. "I feel disgusted and sad", Ed Krassenstein wrote. One person wrote , "The first time I was sexually assaulted, I was 13 years old". "You've given me the courage to finally speak out and not be afraid".

Author: 0 Microsoft's battle with United States government hits Supreme Court

A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled against him on a 2-1 vote in August 2016. "Hundreds if not thousands of investigations of crimes-ranging from terrorism, to child pornography, to fraud-are being or will be hampered by the government's inability to obtain electronic evidence", the government argued.

Author: 0 Twitter promises to get "more aggressive" in tackling online harassment

In a series of tweets , Dorsey mentioned how the company has made a decision to take an "aggressive stance" in the change of rules . The new rules heading towards Twitter focus on "unwanted sexual advances, non-consensual nudity, hate symbols, violent groups, and tweets that glorify violence" according to Dorsey.

Life&Culture Numis Securities Ltd Reiterates
Author: 0 Numis Securities Ltd Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC)

Insiders have bought 89,500 shares of company stock worth $17,356,000 in the last 90 days. Gendell Jeffrey L accumulated 838,039 shares or 0.36% of the stock. Bryan Garnier & Cie has "Sell" rating and GBX 170 target. The original version of this story can be viewed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/10/14/ashmore-group-plcs-ashm-hold-rating-reaffirmed-at-shore-capital.html.

Life&Culture Pink Opens Up About Marriage With Carey Hart: 'Monogamy Is Work'
Author: 0 Pink Opens Up About Marriage With Carey Hart: 'Monogamy Is Work'

The couple now has two kids: Willow , 6, and Jameson , 10 months. He's a good dad. "You'll go through times when you haven't had sex in a year", she said. Do I want him? And then the next day I want to stab him with a fork. "Then two weeks later I'm like, 'Things are going so good, you guys.' Then you'll go through times when you haven't had sex in a year".

Life&Culture James Corden Jokes About the Harvey Weinstein Scandal
Author: 0 James Corden Jokes About the Harvey Weinstein Scandal

Corden went on to say: "It has been weird this week though, watching Harvey Weinstein in hot water . Ask any of the women who watched him take a bath, its weird watching Harvey Weinstein in hot water", he said . "YOU MOTHERFUCKING PIGLET", McGowan, who settled a sexual harassment lawsuit against Weinstein in 1997 and recently publicly accused the disgraced producer of raping her, tweeted Sunday morning.

Life&Culture GoT's Sophie Turner to marry Joe Jonas
Author: 0 GoT's Sophie Turner to marry Joe Jonas

While Harington and Leslie announced their news in a very old-fashioned and traditional way (a notice in The Times! ), the social media-savvy Jonas and Turner revealed their news Sunday via carefully coordinated Instagram posts. "Ahh! Congratulations to my brother.and sister in law to be on your engagement , he wrote". "You're making me blush", she said. Jonas's brother Nick , who was also in American pop band The Jonas Brothers, tweeted his congratulations.

Life&Culture Andrea Pirlo responds to rumours he will join Antonio Conte at Chelsea
Author: 0 Andrea Pirlo responds to rumours he will join Antonio Conte at Chelsea

Now we have Tiemoue Bakayoko and Cesc Fabregas. It still remains to be seen what the future holds for Conte, with the 48-year-old having admitted that he intends to return to his homeland at some stage. "Every coach, when they start, they work with the club and hope they will stay for a long time and build something important". Italian giants AC Milan have now publicly ruled out the possibility of a move for current Chelsea manager Antonio Conte , according to the Evening ...

Life&Culture Ramadan Sobhi features as Manchester City thrashes Stoke City
Author: 0 Ramadan Sobhi features as Manchester City thrashes Stoke City

This time, Jesus fed Sane down the left, and the Germany worldwide played the ball across goal for Sterling to steer back into the middle, where David Silva stretched to slot home. Mourinho's team had just six touches in Liverpool's penalty area as United goalkeeper David De Gea made a superb save from Joel Matip to maintain the visitors' unbeaten start to the season.

Life&Culture 'Stranger Things' gets even more creepy with the final Season 2 trailer
Author: 0 'Stranger Things' gets even more creepy with the final Season 2 trailer

Will ( Noah Schnapp ) is having dreams of a "shadow" approaching over the place where they grew up and Chief Hopper (David Harbor) knows very well indeed this isn't some bad dream. The final trailer for Stranger Things 2 is here. That video focused a lot on the number 450, which also features on the Twitter account bio - so keep your eyes peeled for references to that throughout the season.

Life&Culture Michigan Mom Spends Week in Jail for Not Immunizing Son
Author: 0 Michigan Mom Spends Week in Jail for Not Immunizing Son

Prior to going to jail, Bredow told ABC News that she and her then-husband, Jason Horne, had initially agreed to space out vaccinations for their young son. "If not, you will appear here Wednesday and if you have not, I'll send you to jail". Rebecca Bredow was released from jail on Wednesday after serving six days for failing to get her son vaccinated and was outraged her son received the jabs while she was behind bars.

Life&Culture First 'New Mutants' Trailer Mashes X-Men With Horror Movies
Author: 0 First 'New Mutants' Trailer Mashes X-Men With Horror Movies

Fox's X-Men film continuity is all over the place, so the company can get away with something like this. After watching the trailer, it is safe to say that this might be the first horror genre movie for the X-Men franchise. " The New Mutants " follows 5 young mutants who are trapped in a secret facility and are just learning their powers. The New Mutants is set to debut on April 13, 2018.

Life&Culture Canadian writers, actors join Twitter boycott
Author: 0 Canadian writers, actors join Twitter boycott

Rose McGowan returned to Twitter with a vengeance after a temporary suspension on Thursday, October 12, to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of rape. McGowan's accusation comes the same day her Twitter account was reinstated after it was temporarily banned Wednesday night over a tweet containing a personal phone number.

Life&Culture Ashton and Mila's kids won't be getting Christmas presents
Author: 0 Ashton and Mila's kids won't be getting Christmas presents

Speaking to Entertainment Tonight , Kunis, 34, said the couple have chose to do things differently as part of their efforts not to raise the children as "a***holes". Santa Claus is not coming to town for the Kutcher kids this year. "Last year when we celebrated Christmas, Wyatt was two and it was too much", she explained.

Life&Culture Breaking Bad Homeowners Put Up Fence To Deal With Annoying Fans
Author: 0 Breaking Bad Homeowners Put Up Fence To Deal With Annoying Fans

The owners state they are building a six-foot high iron fence around the house because they are exhausted of nuisances, like people telling them to close their garage or clear out of the driveway so that they can take a photo of the house. Joanne Quintana, whose mother owns the home, told KOB 4 the fence should be completed soon, but it hasn't stopped people from trying to climb around the construction to snap pictures.

Life&Culture CMA details scope of Fox-Sky investigation in issues statement
Author: 0 CMA details scope of Fox-Sky investigation in issues statement

Some institutional shareholders had criticized Murdoch's appointment as chairman, arguing that could pose a conflict of interest given his role as CEO of Sky's largest shareholder. Its bid, which is strongly opposed by some lawmakers and is subject to lengthy regulatory scrutiny, hangs over the European pay-TV group, which reported quarterly results earlier on Thursday.

Life&Culture Real estate agent captured wrestling shark out of swimming pool
Author: 0 Real estate agent captured wrestling shark out of swimming pool

She isn't sure if the shark was indeed a Port Jackson or another type. Hatheier swam into the pool to grab a hold of the shark before carrying it to the edge of the pool and tossing it back into the ocean. "So I came down, there was a bit of a crew down here, and had a look and he was a little Port Jackson and was doing laps of the pool and I said, you know I'm going to go in and check him out", Hatheier told news.com.au.

Life&Culture Common Says Jerry Jones Has Slave Owner Mentality
Author: 0 Common Says Jerry Jones Has Slave Owner Mentality

But until a Cowboys player takes a knee or does something that Jones deems is "disrespectful to the flag", the policy will likely never be tested. Added Dallas-based labor lawyer Rogge Dunn of Clouse Dunn : "Jones can do what he wants".

Life&Culture Disney Halts Production On Jack and the Beanstalk Movie Gigantic
Author: 0 Disney Halts Production On Jack and the Beanstalk Movie Gigantic

Very big was supposed to be the next Disney Animated feature after Frozen 2 , which we now know is dropping in 2019 alongside Disney's live-action remake of The Lion King . The film was originally set to be released in 2020 and would have featured Jack making friends with a female giant child. The news of Gigantic's fate will no doubt come as a disappointment to Disney Animation fans, given that huge was loaded with behind-the-scenes talent.

Life&Culture Observe Fire Prevention Week Oct. 8-14
Author: 0 Observe Fire Prevention Week Oct. 8-14

This year's Fire Prevention Week theme is "Every Second Counts". While visiting the schools, the Tahlequah Fire Department also instructed children on fire prevention and safety techniques such as how to stop, drop and roll, and stay low while exiting the house.

Life&Culture Twitter developing a 'save for later' feature to privately bookmark tweets
Author: 0 Twitter developing a 'save for later' feature to privately bookmark tweets

When a user will save a tweet , a bar will appear along with a shortcut saying "View Bookmarks". Born out of a Hack Week, Twitter is now developing a native feature that should provide an easier alternative that maintains privacy. None of the above-mentioned methods are as convenient as clicking a button to save the tweet . What's key for Twitter to get right is the interface for viewing saved tweets .

Life&Culture Kate Middleton Debuts Baby Bump at First Appearance Since Announcing Her Pregnancy
Author: 0 Kate Middleton Debuts Baby Bump at First Appearance Since Announcing Her Pregnancy

Thankfully, a new report claims that the worst has passed and the Duchess has not only been able to finally enjoy her pregnancy (she just entered her second trimester), she is also now ready to attend to her royal commitments. "And after years of working with the homeless, and having been called out to multiple scenes of suicide as a search and rescue and then HEMS (helicopter emergency medical services) pilot, I understood the damage poor mental health was causing to our communities and for ...

Author: 0 Royals pledge £2m to boost UK's mental health

The joint initiative between the MoD and the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry comes days after the Foundation announced a £2 million investment in a start-up company providing digital support to youngsters anxious about their mental health .

Life&Culture 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Trailer Secrets Revealed
Author: 0 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Trailer Secrets Revealed

Tonally, the film appears to be the darkest yet in the saga with all sorts of destruction and potentially game-changing moments. The trailer shows us also some details on the role of Poe, a pilot of X-Wing Alliance, and Finn, a soldier of the First Order who rebelled against his leader, Captain Phasma.

Life&Culture Walmart (WMT) Shares Soar After Announcement of Latest Mobile Express Returns App
Author: 0 Walmart (WMT) Shares Soar After Announcement of Latest Mobile Express Returns App

Early next month the company will begin offering Mobile Express Returns for items purchased and shipped online at Walmart .com, CNBC reports, and store purchases will be included in the system by early 2018. Store shoppers who become online customers spend almost twice as much overall. He said what Wal-Mart is doing is trying to take advantage of being brick and mortar by loosening the return policy and getting people into their store.