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Culture Broad backs new skipper Root to go to next level
Author: 0 Broad backs new skipper Root to go to next level

England XI: Alastair Cook (Essex), Keaton Jennings (Durham), Gary Ballance (Yorkshire), Joe Root (Yorkshire, capt), Jonny Bairstow (Yorkshire, wk), Ben Stokes (Durham), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), Liam Dawson (Hampshire), Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire), James Anderson (Lancashire).

Culture Wawrinka stunned by big-hitting Wimbledon debutant Medvedev
Author: 0 Wawrinka stunned by big-hitting Wimbledon debutant Medvedev

However, the fourth-seeded Spaniard, who missed last year's Wimbledon through injury and was playing his first grass tournament match for two years, was always in control and seemed to be more concerned about his own shots than anything his opponent could dish up.

Culture Sock seeks to gift towel to young fan that was wronged
Author: 0 Sock seeks to gift towel to young fan that was wronged

Sock had just completed a 6-3, 4-6, 7-6, 6-3 first round win over Christian Garin when he made a decision to chuck his commemorative towel into the front rows of the crowd. Sock's appeal resulted in the teenager, who has not been identified, making contact with the player and a substitute towel - and an invitation to future matches - was being swiftly dispatched by the player.

Culture Pranav Mohanlal's debut as hero is finally happening, watch out for 'Aadhi'
Author: 0 Pranav Mohanlal's debut as hero is finally happening, watch out for 'Aadhi'

The Kerala audience has been eagerly awaiting for the two projects of superstar Mohanlal and the debut movie of his son Pranav Mohanlal. Mohanlal attended the puja with his family. Dulquer Salmaan took to Facebook to send out his best wishes to Pranav Mohanlal for the special day. Pranav has acted in Malayalam films such as " Onnaman " and " Punarjani " as a child artiste.

Culture It Looks Like Blac Chyna And Rob Kardashian Are Officially Over
Author: 0 It Looks Like Blac Chyna And Rob Kardashian Are Officially Over

Rob says his baby mama sent him a sexy vagina selfie yesterday and then proceeded to hook up with her rapper friend to tease Rob and make him jealous. Just 2 weeks ago it looked like they got back together , but now it's off the hinges. In the caption of the bright green picture with black text over it, Blac Chyna just chose to write hello! 'That's called a party pack when was the last time u realized your daughter been with me instead of that insane house that u bring men in an out.

Culture Kelly Clarkson Shuts Down Fat-Shaming Critic on Twitter
Author: 0 Kelly Clarkson Shuts Down Fat-Shaming Critic on Twitter

Kelly Clarkson has no time for negativity, and proved it by shutting down a body-shaming troll with the ideal response on Twitter . "When one user commented, "You're fat", Kelly replied , "....and still f-king awesome". Had a handsome day w/family & I know I was able 2 have it because of the strength&courage of the men&women who have&are protecting us! "Whatever size, and it doesn't meant that we're gonna be that forever".

Culture GST Impact: Road Tax Increased In Maharashtra
Author: 0 GST Impact: Road Tax Increased In Maharashtra

Road tax is a one time payment that is mandatory when buying a brand new auto and has gone up for both petrol and diesel vehicles. Prior to this taxation increment, petrol-powered cars attracted a road tax in the range of 9-11% based on the cost of the vehicle, while diesel vehicles attracted 11-13%.

Culture AFL's Fahour to plead guilty to strike
Author: 0 AFL's Fahour to plead guilty to strike

Fahour, who is the brother of former Australia Post CEO Ahmed Fahour, was immediately red-carded for the incident, which shocked and outraged players and local onlookers. An emotional Fahour read a statement to media on Monday, apologising, and indicating he would plead guilty at the tribunal. National Basketball Association star Andrew Bogut, boxing champion Danny Green and the Victorian Premier have also condemned Fahour's actions.

Culture At the White House, women employees are getting paid lesser than men
Author: 0 At the White House, women employees are getting paid lesser than men

Melania and Barron moved into the White House on June 14 and are now semi-permanent residents at 1600 Pennsylvania during Donald Trump's term as president. The lowest-paid staffers in the White House - excluding those who entered public service on the condition they receive a lower salary - earn $40,000 annually.

Culture Eagles waive WR Dorial Green-Beckham, sign QB Dane Evans
Author: 0 Eagles waive WR Dorial Green-Beckham, sign QB Dane Evans

The Eagles were so frustrated with Green-Beckham's inability to run the fade they shelled out $9 million to sign Alshon Jeffery . Green-Beckham finished the season with just seven catches for 62 yards in the final five weeks of 2016, including three catches in three games following an abdomen injury that caused him to miss a Week 14 loss to the Washington Redskins.

Culture Chinese student abduction suspect held in Macon County Jail
Author: 0 Chinese student abduction suspect held in Macon County Jail

Christensen was also a student at the University of IL, as well as a graduate assistant who had earned his master's in May. Zhang, who received her master's degree in environmental engineering in China a year ago and hoped to eventually land a professorship and help her family financially, went missing on June 9.

Culture Shooting injures 17 people at Little Rock, Arkansas nightclub
Author: 0 Shooting injures 17 people at Little Rock, Arkansas nightclub

Two are reported to be stable and one critical. The incident at the nightclub comes after a week of shooting violence in Little Rock , where there have been several drive-by shootings in the previous days. Police have no motive for the shooting, and no arrests have been made. "By the grace of god, all of the victims are expected to survive", Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola said after characterizing the shooting as a "disagreement amongst a small subset of individuals".

Culture Prince drummer John Blackwell Jr. has died aged 43
Author: 0 Prince drummer John Blackwell Jr. has died aged 43

The page raised over $78,000. His wife Yaritza broke the news of his passing on Blackwell's Instagram . In the same post, she thanked everyone who helped, prayed and donated. While drumming with LaBelle, Blackwell met Prince at a Minneapolis performance. He also toured with Justin Timberlake on his 2006 FutureSex/LoveSounds tour and was a member of D'Angelo's band the Vanguard.

Culture Song Joong-ki, Song Hye-kyo to get married in October
Author: 0 Song Joong-ki, Song Hye-kyo to get married in October

The couple's representatives also asked fans to support the couple. Moreover, South Korean TV program Section TV was able to locate the luxurious villa where Song Hye-kyo stayed during her Bali trip. "This was before " Descendants of the Sun " aired and the staff members were confused as to why Song Joong Ki was there". On the other hand, Song Joong-ki admitted that Song Hye-kyo inspired him the most during filming, especially since they did a lot of scenes together throughout the ...

Author: 0 White House gender pay gap has doubled under Donald Trump

Ivanka told CEOs who attended a summit at the White House in April, that encouraging young women to pursue jobs in professions including science, technology and engineering would help reduce the pay gap. However, the White House's pay gap problem isn't specific to Trump . The number can be counted on one hand. This is primarily because men tend to occupy more senior positions at the White House.

Culture GOP senators warming to repeal then replace on ObamaCare
Author: 0 GOP senators warming to repeal then replace on ObamaCare

Although Salsbury won't actually deliver a person's ashes to Washington D.C., she does help people write wills so their remains can be mailed to a Republican congress member of their choice when they pass. Whitlock was one of about 85 people who showed up to protest McConnell's speech Friday night to the Republican Party in Kentucky's Hardin County. Earlier this year, Murphy led 17 senators in demanding that Senate Republican leadership conduct an equally transparent and thorough ...

Culture LePage still opposed to ME budget, setting up shutdown
Author: 0 LePage still opposed to ME budget, setting up shutdown

Gov. And he voted that budget out. The crisis in state employee pension funds has also been building up for a long period of time, with the state governments routinely deferring mandatory contributions to the pension funds with the collaboration of the unions, including state employee unions such as the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and the teachers unions, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) ...

Culture Jamal Crawford Wants To Leave Clippers & Join Lakers As NBA Free Agent
Author: 0 Jamal Crawford Wants To Leave Clippers & Join Lakers As NBA Free Agent

Crawford's current contract with the Clippers would see him earning $14.2 million in the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season. Hawks fans have fond memories of what Crawford was able to do during his time with the franchise. He also has a $14.5 million contract for the 2018-19 season, with $3 million guaranteed on it. Crawford will only consider contending teams following a buyout should the trade go through, sources says.

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?

As per current reports, Chunky Panday's attractive daughter Ananya Pandey has been finalised to play the role of one of the female leads in the movie which is expected have two ladies starring opposite Tiger. It is rumoured that she'll debut in Student Of The Year 2 . While he hasn't made an official announcement about his choice, it seems more than likely that Ananya will be one of the ladies cast in a leading role.

Culture J.Lo Opens Up About A-Rod
Author: 0 J.Lo Opens Up About A-Rod

The 47-year-old pop star gushed about her baseball star boyfriend, listing his charms in a fawning interview. Jennifer will be premiering her new single new single "Ni Tu Ni Yo" during the special, which will air on July 4th on NBC .

Culture Ahead of Concert, Britney Spears' Arrival in Israel Sparks Pure Chaos
Author: 0 Ahead of Concert, Britney Spears' Arrival in Israel Sparks Pure Chaos

Then, Spears had the young man don a collar and leash while she led him around the stage, to which he responded, "I love you Britney! " before descending back into the crowd. Thousands of Israelis braved blazing temperatures and mobs of people on Monday night to see American pop star Britney Spears perform in Israel for the first time.

Author: 0 China says Arabs and Qatar should solve crisis

The list of demands to overcome the crisis comprised 13 points, including the closure of the Al-Jazeera TV channel, the end of diplomatic relations with Iran and the closure of a Turkish military base in the emirate. Qatar has rejected the accusations, calling them "unjustified" and "baseless". A Saudi envoy has said that the recent tension between Riyadh and Doha is political and not military in nature.

Culture Celebrate Independence Day with a Bang
Author: 0 Celebrate Independence Day with a Bang

The concert, featuring a number of local bands was moved inside the Wilma Rudolph Event Center, just in case of rain, but the Great Lawn of the park was packed with people kicked back enjoying the evening and of course the kids, doing what kids are supposed to do, having fun.

Culture Scholar kidnapping suspect held
Author: 0 Scholar kidnapping suspect held

As CNN noted, there were some other bits of evidence pointing to Christensen , including his unusual auto that was almost identical to the one Zhang was seen entering before her disappearance. Mr. Zhang has offered a US$50,000 reward for information that will lead police to her. One of the most damaging pieces of evidence came from Christensen's phone, which showed a visit to the fetish website FetLife where someone visited a forum called "Abduction 101" where people fantasized ...

Culture Compare the Market unveils the Spider-Meerkat to celebrate Spider-Man: Homecoming
Author: 0 Compare the Market unveils the Spider-Meerkat to celebrate Spider-Man: Homecoming

The young actor admitted that he nearly cried when he found and read the early reviews about his film on Twitter and he also talked about the relationship between Peter Parker and Robert Downey Jr.'s Tony Stark. You really get the feeling that Happy would've been totally fine with locking him in the cubicle of that private plane. In an interaction with Rajeev Masand, Tom Holland said, "Spider-man is a superhero with everyday problems".

Culture BBC to 'reinvent for new generation'
Author: 0 BBC to 'reinvent for new generation'

This will include video, online programme extensions and clips, pics, blogs, vlogs, podcasts, quizzes, guides, games and apps. The source added that the BBC is exploring how new technologies can enhance how children and adults discover new content, which is one area in which the broadcaster could one-up Amazon and Netflix , whose programme discovery interfaces are notoriously useless.

Culture GST rollout: 22 states including Delhi, Maharashtra abolish check posts
Author: 0 GST rollout: 22 states including Delhi, Maharashtra abolish check posts

Apart from television, there will be a live webcast on Facebook and YouTube as well, he added. During the session the government will answer the most frequently asked questions. Still confused about the different components of GST? Sinha also asked departments to be ready to deal with queries pertaining to their ministries.

Culture Natalie Maines Files for Divorce From Husband Adrian Pasdar
Author: 0 Natalie Maines Files for Divorce From Husband Adrian Pasdar

According to TMZ , who was first to report the split, the Grammy-winning musician cited irreconcilable differences in her divorce petition. The Lubbock, Texas native initially tied the knot with the actor June 24, 2000 at Las Vegas's A Little White Wedding Chapel after Natalie performed in Sin City with her Dixie Chicks bandmates, Martie Maguire and Emily Strayer .

Culture Dog gatecrashes orchestra performance - and steals the show
Author: 0 Dog gatecrashes orchestra performance - and steals the show

A curious incident occurred during a performance of the Vienna chamber orchestra at the worldwide arts festival in the Turkish Efes. He was very well-behaved and sat the foot of a violinist while the crowd giggled and cheered. The 53 seconds footage shows the dog enjoying the performance, although it does yawn at the end of the video . This video has led me to a new idea, a social experiment if you will.

Culture BMW i8 Roadster Teased
Author: 0 BMW i8 Roadster Teased

In a statement, BMW said: "The BMW i8 Roadster is coming, time for a first look". From what we can see, it looks like the i8 Roadster is going to get some kind of folding hard-top roof panel - like the McLaren Roadsters - as well as buttresses behind the driver and passenger, and will be a pure two-seater.

Culture Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest returns for Fourth of July
Author: 0 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest returns for Fourth of July

If you aren't able to make it to Coney Island like the other 30,000 people that are expected to be there, you can watch Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest online. Organizers will present the winners their trophies at 12:55 p.m., according to the contest website . Chestnut won the contest eight consecutive times from 2007 to 2014.

Culture Ed Sheeran quits Twitter after becoming fed up with online abuse
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran quits Twitter after becoming fed up with online abuse

As an example, Sheeran said he's recently been targeted by Lady Gaga fans. The negativity has gotten so bad that Ed is actually starting to doubt his own popularity amongst music lovers. He added: "I have people like my dad who will have a conversation with me". From now on, Ed's Instagram account will automatically generate tweets to his Twitter page, but the singer won't post anything himself.

Culture Emily Ratajkowski Says Emma Watson Helped Shaped Her Idea of Feminism
Author: 0 Emily Ratajkowski Says Emma Watson Helped Shaped Her Idea of Feminism

Emily Ratajkowski first rose to prominence back in 2013 with her appearance in Robin Thicke's video for " Blurred Lines ". She told the magazine: "They're a lovely feminine thing that needs to be celebrated". Her Instagram page has a lot more of the shapely model's selfies that focus on her ample cleavage and curvy behind. In the Harper feature, Emily shared that her boyfriend, musician Jeff Magid, appreciates her body, including her big boobs .

Culture Texas Supreme Court Denies Spousal Benefits for Same-Sex Marriages
Author: 0 Texas Supreme Court Denies Spousal Benefits for Same-Sex Marriages

Though he wrote a vigorous dissent from the ruling, he joined two decisions this term relying (in part or in whole) on its reasoning, suggesting a shift in his thinking about the case. Supreme Court's landmark ruling legalizing gay marriage. The Texas Supreme Court's June 30 ruling, in favor of the opposition, could be challenged soon in a Texas district court, the district court potentially ruling that it stands in alignment with the decision of its nation's highest court, not its ...

Culture Disney To Remove 'Wench Auction' From Pirates Of The Caribbean Ride
Author: 0 Disney To Remove 'Wench Auction' From Pirates Of The Caribbean Ride

Sadly, while real-life pirates were able to fight off angry ghosts and squid-faced villains , they're no match for the crushing wave of political correctness. It will only be the latest change to the Pirates ride. "Our team thought long and hard about how to best update this scene", Kathy Mangum , senior vice president of Walt Disney Imagineering, said in a statement.

Culture Mookie Betts replaces Mike Trout in All-Star Game starting lineup
Author: 0 Mookie Betts replaces Mike Trout in All-Star Game starting lineup

Betts had the fourth-most votes among AL outfielders and entered Monday with a.286 batting average, 15 home runs and 51 RBIs. "I couldn't be more honored to be voted to play in the All-Star Game this season". He was the MVP of the 2014 and 2015 games. "Mike's made remarkable strides in his rehab". Asked if Trout thought he could play in the game, Scioscia said no, not at this point.

Culture Boris Johnson joins call to end 1% public-sector pay cap
Author: 0 Boris Johnson joins call to end 1% public-sector pay cap

Britain could abandon an across-the-board cap on pay for public-sector workers such as teachers and nurses if review bodies said higher rises were needed to recruit and retain workers, Environment Secretary Michael Gove said on Sunday. "What I'm saying is temporarily, I'm not saying this should be forever". "And in that, the work they have done to safeguard hundreds of thousands of jobs".

Culture Trump signs order to re-establish National Space Council
Author: 0 Trump signs order to re-establish National Space Council

Announcing the Council that will be led by Vice President Mike Pence in the Oval Office, Trump said, "We're going to be leading again like we never led before". "It has to be something - but it could be infinity, right?" "Can you believe that space is going to do that?" The council was established by President George H.W.

Culture US Airstrike Hits Somalia, Targeting al-Shabaab
Author: 0 US Airstrike Hits Somalia, Targeting al-Shabaab

Trump signed off on the Pentagon's proposal to exempt much of Somalia from the 2013 limits, clearing the way for the American military to carry out purely offensive strikes, and without going through interagency vetting. "On July 2, at approximately 7:30 a.m". Last month, the USA carried out its first offensive strike against al-Shabaab under the new authorities. While Harris said that the military is "currently assessing the results of the operation", officials told CNN that the ...

Culture John Oliver hits Sinclair Media for conservative bias
Author: 0 John Oliver hits Sinclair Media for conservative bias

As Oliver stresses, though some of the cheap aesthetics of local news may be amusing, local news channels are also an indispensable source of information - reporting on stories that wouldn't be of national interest (though it's not infrequent, of course, that local news stories end up getting national and even global attention).

Culture Victoria Beckham shares sweet photo of Harper on her walk to school
Author: 0 Victoria Beckham shares sweet photo of Harper on her walk to school

He shared a sweet picture of himself and daughter Harper on Instagram and while most of the comments were positive and supportive, there are always going to be people who take issues with it. Fiona Martin opposed her claims, saying, "It's handsome". Is there any age when you should stop kissing them? Speaking during a recent Facebook Live , David, who is dad to Brooklyn , 18, Romeo , 14, and Cruz , 12, as well as five-year-old Harper , said: 'I got actually criticised for kissing ...

Culture Maria Menounos Reveals She Was Diagnosed With a Brain Tumor
Author: 0 Maria Menounos Reveals She Was Diagnosed With a Brain Tumor

For now, Maria has chose to step away from her E! She also praises Undergaro, 51, who popped the question in March 2016 after 19 years of dating, for taking care of her through her health crisis. WrestleZone.com extends it's deepest sympathies to the Menounos family and wishes them successful recoveries. A SiriusXM host and veteran of E!, Extra , Access Hollywood and Dancing With The Stars , Menounos took over the E! In her exclusive interview with People Magazine , now on ...

Culture Mark Ronson Slams Tidal Over JAY-Z's '4:44' Album Release
Author: 0 Mark Ronson Slams Tidal Over JAY-Z's '4:44' Album Release

Jay's previous album, 2013's Magna Carta Holy Grail , was also made available to download for free. Snoop Dogg found a alternate way of listening. Coughing up the extra dough for all the streaming services every month probably wouldn't dent his pockets as bad as it would yours or mine, but he clearly has a preference to keep all his music in one place.