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Life&Culture Amazon Adds In-Skill Payments to Alexa
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For example, beginning a meeting in a conference room can take multiple steps; workers have to make sure that the room is available, turn on the video conference equipment, search for dial-in information, and enter passwords. The internet-connected speakers, which can be used to order goods from Amazon or control other smart devices, will compete with Google Home and, when launched, Apple's HomePod.

Life&Culture Chinese actress Liu Yifei cast as Mulan
Author: 0 Chinese actress Liu Yifei cast as Mulan

Luckily, it seems she has the musical chops to handle all of the songs in Mulan . In its search to find the star of the film, Disney was adamant about trying to cast an ethnically Chinese actress who possesses martial arts badassery and is able to speak English, according to the Hollywood Reporter .

Life&Culture Bay County christmas tree lighting
Author: 0 Bay County christmas tree lighting

The parade in Essex starts at 6:30pm at Talbot St. S and Fairview Ave. and travels northbound to Maidstone Ave. - The town's tree lighting kicks off the festivities at 6 p.m.at the Vinton Municipal Building. And then don't forget the annual Christmas Luminary at Spotsylvania Courthouse at 4:45 p.m. Sunday. - The 38th annual parade will start at Tanyard Road and end at the Rocky Mount Community and Hospitality Center.

Life&Culture CBS Cancels Wisdom of the Crowd Following Allegations Against Jeremy Piven
Author: 0 CBS Cancels Wisdom of the Crowd Following Allegations Against Jeremy Piven

The photo included his Wisdom co-stars, Richard T. Jones, Natalia Tena, Monica Potter, Ion Overman and Blake Lee. Piven , who previously starred on HBO's Entourage is facing allegations of sexual assault from at least five women. CBS didn't immediately respond to a request for comment from HuffPost regarding the circumstances of the show's cancellation, but it's worth noting ― allegations against Piven aside ― the show wasn't exactly a smash hit.

Life&Culture Reason behind Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky breakup revealed
Author: 0 Reason behind Jennifer Lawrence and Darren Aronofsky breakup revealed

Fans don't own the celebrities they like, and Lawrence is not the first star to say she doesn't appreciate being interrupted while eating, or doing other regular-person stuff in public. Some people hate it and the people who hate it really hate it. "Or like, 'Can I have a selfie?' And I'm like, 'No!' That's like my only defense".

Life&Culture Harvey Weinstein & TWC Hit With Claims Of Sex Trafficking At Cannes 2014
Author: 0 Harvey Weinstein & TWC Hit With Claims Of Sex Trafficking At Cannes 2014

TMZ reports that Harvey Weinstein and Bob Weinstein are both being sued by a woman who said that Harvey sexually assaulted her in Cannes , France . What followed was Weinstein allegedly calling a TWC producer and after putting Noble on the line, "The TWC producer told [Noble] that she needed to be "a good girl and do whatever [Weinstein] wished, ' and if she did, then 'they would work" with her further".

Author: 0 SZA to Make Her 'Saturday Night Live' Debut

Lady Bird lead Saoirse Ronan and U2 were previously announced as this weekend's guest host and performer. Foo Fighters will return for a seventh time as musical guest, tying the record for most SNL appearances by a rock band. The next week on December 9 , we'll see James Franco back to host the series for a fourth time. Hart has been the host of Saturday Night Live twice before, but will arrive this time in order to promote Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle , which hits theaters on ...

Life&Culture 'Lady Bird' sets record for highest approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes
Author: 0 'Lady Bird' sets record for highest approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes

The film stars Saoirse Ronan as the titular teen who clashes with her equally strong-willed mother (Laurie Metcalf) in California in the early 2000s. It's hard to imagine how she could've made a better first impression. EVER SINCE THE trailer for Saoirse Ronan's new movie Lady Bird dropped in September , we have been eagerly awaiting the release of the film in Ireland.

Life&Culture YouTube Says It Deleted Over 150000 Kid Videos Targeted by Sex Predators
Author: 0 YouTube Says It Deleted Over 150000 Kid Videos Targeted by Sex Predators

Advertising partners including Adidas, Deutsche Bank, Cadbury, and Hewlett-Packard have frozen advertising on the platform after finding their ads were being played alongside abusive content. "Until we have confidence that appropriate safeguards are in place, we will not advertise on YouTube and Google ". This action comes after YouTube was found to be autofilling search results with pedophiliac terms, something that is quite alarming.

Life&Culture Avengers: Infinity War Directors May Be Teasing Trailer Release
Author: 0 Avengers: Infinity War Directors May Be Teasing Trailer Release

In a new Vanity Fair cover story they take a deep dive into the past and present of the MCU, from the first Iron Man to this year's Thor: Ragnarok . I know it will not be in ways people are expecting", Feige teased. The Marvel movie that brings together all The Avengers , Guardian and everything else in between together to battle one massive galactic battle which has been building up for the last 10 years.

Life&Culture Grizzlies fire David Fizdale, name JB Bickerstaff interim coach
Author: 0 Grizzlies fire David Fizdale, name JB Bickerstaff interim coach

After leading the Grizzlies to the playoffs last season, Fizdale will end his coaching term with Memphis with a 50-51 record. With the Grizzlies on an eight-game losing streak and concerns over the coach's relationship with All-Star centre Marc Gasol , the team made the move on Monday afternoon U.S.

Life&Culture Walking Dead / Fear the Walking Dead Crossover Character Confirmed
Author: 0 Walking Dead / Fear the Walking Dead Crossover Character Confirmed

Showrunner Scott Gimple did counter that by saying Morgan had a lot more story left on TWD , but that could just be a reference to this season, although the character has been absent for large spells before. It's kind of a surprise, because signs pointed to it being Abraham Ford ( Michael Cudlitz ), a fan favorite who died on The Walking Dead in Season 7.

Life&Culture Rance Howard, actor dad of director Ron Howard, dies at 89
Author: 0 Rance Howard, actor dad of director Ron Howard, dies at 89

Actor Rance Howard , father of director Ron Howard and Clint Howard, died on Saturday. He is survived by his sons as well as his grandchildren Bryce Dallas, Paige, Joceyln, and Reed Cross. "I've played doctors, judges, sheriffs - as a character actor, I've run the gamut", Rance Howard told the Oklahoman . "He's had a 65-year career where he has never broken out as a movie star ", Bryce said via THR .

Life&Culture Glee actress Naya Rivera accused of domestic battery
Author: 0 Glee actress Naya Rivera accused of domestic battery

Dorsey also provided deputies on scene with a video of the incident that supported his account. Naya Rivera in a photo provided by the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office after her arrest. She is reportedly allowed to leave the state as the case is being investigated. It was a surprise wedding that took place a few months after she ended her engagement to rapper Big Sean that spring.

Life&Culture Fare hike did not benefit anyone, says Kejriwal
Author: 0 Fare hike did not benefit anyone, says Kejriwal

Clarifying about the reported drop in ridership of commuters in the month of October, the Delhi Metro on Friday said the loss can not exclusively be attributed to the fare hike in that month. Ridership has come down several notches below the numbers observed in recent years, reversing a trend of rise on the back of the launch of newer sections.

Life&Culture Argentina's Navy insists missing sub was in good condition
Author: 0 Argentina's Navy insists missing sub was in good condition

President Mauricio Macri on Friday ordered an inquiry to "know the truth" about what happened to Argentina's missing submarine, the San Juan, which disappeared with the loss of its 44 crew. The Argentine navy says an explosion occurred near the time and place where the submarine went missing on November 15 as it was sailing from the extreme southern port of Ushuaia to the coastal city of Mar del Plata.

Life&Culture DMK Announces N Marudhu Ganesh as its Candidate For RK Nagar Bypoll
Author: 0 DMK Announces N Marudhu Ganesh as its Candidate For RK Nagar Bypoll

The bypoll will be held on December 21. The counting of votes and results would be announced on December 24. EVMs along with VVPAT will be used in the bypoll. Marudhu Ganesh is DMK's R K Nagar east division secretary . The then-OPS faction had named veteran leader Madhusudhanan to fight for them under the name AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Aamma).

Life&Culture Salvation Army Thanksgiving Meal a success
Author: 0 Salvation Army Thanksgiving Meal a success

VIENNA - The Salvation Army of Parkersburg on Friday announced the launch of its annual Red Kettle Campaign. "We have been assisting with the Salvation Army's food drive since 2004", said Kingston Transit general manager Jeremy DaCosta, in a City release.

Life&Culture Protest against Padmavati reaches Delhi, Bhansali's effigy burnt
Author: 0 Protest against Padmavati reaches Delhi, Bhansali's effigy burnt

According to Indian media reports, British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has given the clearance to release the Sanjay Leela Bhansali historical biopic in the United Kingdom on its original date, December 1, and has announced Padmavati's release date on its official website and social media platform.

Life&Culture Tom Baker to make cameo appearance in lost 'Doctor Who' episode
Author: 0 Tom Baker to make cameo appearance in lost 'Doctor Who' episode

Baker has played the role of the Doctor in audio plays and made his last on-screen appearance as the Time Lord in 1993 "Children in Need" special. It was a lovely time of my life. The new version of Shada is out as a digital download today, from the usual places (including iTunes and Amazon ). More recently, though, Baker played a mysterious character known as the Curator in 2013's " The Day of the Doctor ".

Life&Culture Pregnant Kylie Jenner Rocks Shorter Hairstyle on Snapchat
Author: 0 Pregnant Kylie Jenner Rocks Shorter Hairstyle on Snapchat

The 20-year-old , who has kept a low profile since it was reported that she is thought to be expecting her first child with boyfriend Travis Scott , is concentrating on her "well-being" rather than fame. While rumors about her alleged pregnancy had been swirling around these past few months, Kylie Jenner reportedly plans to keep things low-key, and she intends to keep things this way until 2018.

Life&Culture Calculations behind Trump's support for controversial Moore
Author: 0 Calculations behind Trump's support for controversial Moore

According to HuffPost, almost 10 women have accused the former judge of sexual assault. But nearly six weeks later, The Washington Post published allegations that Moore sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl when he was in his 30s. It closed by naming two more of his accusers. Moore's campaign, meanwhile, wasted little time yesterday promoting Donald Trump's apparent support for the GOP candidate, voiced from the White House's South Lawn yesterday.

Life&Culture Church hosts free Thanksgiving dinner
Author: 0 Church hosts free Thanksgiving dinner

With several churches and businesses opening their doors to the community to make sure everyone had a good Thanksgiving dinner, News 3's Andrew Feather swung by a couple to grab a bite and make some new friends, because that's what Thanksgiving is all about.

Life&Culture Charlie Rose accused of sexual harassment by three CBS employees
Author: 0 Charlie Rose accused of sexual harassment by three CBS employees

The other two described unwanted encounters with Rose at work-related events. "There's certainly some anger, there's some sadness, there's compassion, there's concern", King said. "It's not wrongdoings", Rose replied. So, I can't really say I'm one thing. "I am greatly embarrassed. I have behaved insensitively at times, and I accept responsibility for that, though I do not believe that all of these allegations are accurate", he continued.

Life&Culture $24m superstar rejects Manchester United and agrees to join Barcelona in January
Author: 0 $24m superstar rejects Manchester United and agrees to join Barcelona in January

Barcelona have major reservations over signing Mesut Ozil due to their bad experiences with Arda Turan, potentially leaving the path clear for Manchester United to sign the Arsenal contract rebel. According to numerous news sources, including AS, Barcelona are set to take advantage of the contract of a player fast running out. And reports in Spain claim he has an agreement with Barca for a January move.

Life&Culture Obama's daughter 'dating United Kingdom student who worked in Northern Ireland'
Author: 0 Obama's daughter 'dating United Kingdom student who worked in Northern Ireland'

And the identity of the mystery guy kissing has reportedly been revealed. . That was the sentiment felt on Twitter Friday as a video of the former first daughter appearing to smoke circulated the Internet. This is the exact guy we met in our first year at Uni - charming, knowledgeable about things like wine and cheeses, and constantly wearing a Ralph Lauren polo and boat shoes with socks.

Life&Culture John Legend, Chrissy Teigen to become parents again
Author: 0 John Legend, Chrissy Teigen to become parents again

It's been a good few days for Chrissy Teigen - earlier this week she was named on the list of highest-paid models . Apparently, Luna has a little brother on the way. John and Chrissy's baby announcement comes after the brunette beauty opened up about her struggle to conceive with husband John. This one's real, and we're practically screaming with excitement.

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Author: 0 "Fallen Kingdom" Writer Shares First Preview

The video is only six seconds long and shows Chris Pratt petting a baby raptor. There have been rumours that the first trailer for J.A.Bayona's dino-romp sequel, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom , would be attached to The Last Jedi . The first film's synopsis: Located off the coast of Costa Rica, the Jurassic World luxury resort provides a habitat for an array of genetically engineered dinosaurs, including the vicious and intelligent Indominus rex.