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Culture Presidential Opioid Commission Warns of 'National Emergency'
Author: 0 Presidential Opioid Commission Warns of 'National Emergency'

The report underscores the grim toll being taken by the crisis, saying that with the 142 deaths per day blamed on opioids, "America is enduring a death toll equal to September 11th every three weeks". Create and fund a federal effort to offer all three forms of approved medication-assisted treatment - methadone, naltrexone and buprenorphine - at each facility licensed to distribute them and to ensure treatment "decisions are based on what is best for the patient" (the report says only roughly ...

Culture Black women celebs bring attention to #BlackWomensEqualPay day
Author: 0 Black women celebs bring attention to #BlackWomensEqualPay day

To bring attention to the fact that black women earn 17% less than their white female counterparts and that black women are paid 63% of the dollar men are paid. "At a skyrocketing rate, Black women are pursuing higher education (in fact we're the most educated group in the United States)". July 21 is Black Women's Equal Pay Day .

Author: 0 'Game Of Thrones' Delivers First Major Character's Death

Anywho, upon learning that the Sands and the young Greyjoys were demolished at the battle of the Narrow Sea, the Mother of Dragons decided to make a gesture of goodwill towards the Northern King as she gave him and his men permission to mine Dragonstone for the White Walker killing dragonglass.

Culture Paris Jackson And Godfather Macaulay Culkin Get Matching Tattoos
Author: 0 Paris Jackson And Godfather Macaulay Culkin Get Matching Tattoos

Now Macaulay and Paris have taken to social media to show off their shared inking, with both stars getting a spoon tattooed onto their forearms. Check them out in the gallery below! Now, the model and third eye Instagrammer has gotten a permanent commemoration of her bond with Culkin - in the form of matching tattoos.

Culture Death of the actress Jeanne Moreau at the age of 89 years
Author: 0 Death of the actress Jeanne Moreau at the age of 89 years

French actress Jeanne Moreau has died age 89, according to reports. An assistant to her agent confirmed the death but would not provide details. Paying tribute, French President Emmanuel Macron said Jeanne Moreau had "exemplified silver screen" and was a free soul who "dependably defied the built up arrange".

Culture First Look at DEADPOOL 2's Domino, Zazie Beetz, Has Us Feeling Lucky
Author: 0 First Look at DEADPOOL 2's Domino, Zazie Beetz, Has Us Feeling Lucky

From the looks of it Deadpool 2 seems like a great watch and surely is expected to give fans a run for their money. Note the red carpet Ms. Domino's luxuriating on. The photo's setting is reminiscent of one of Deadpool's first promo images, although in this one, Domino clearly rules. Besides Domino, we're very excited to see Josh Brolin as Cable.

Culture Total Request Live is returning to MTV
Author: 0 Total Request Live is returning to MTV

He added construction on a new studio in the original show's Times Square location is underway. McCarthy confirmed none of the iconic VJs who rose to stardom as hosts of the show , such as Carson Daly , will be returning for the new series.

Culture McDonald's Is Getting You Your Damn Szechuan Sauce
Author: 0 McDonald's Is Getting You Your Damn Szechuan Sauce

We have all come a long way to this day and moment of relishing our much fantasized of desires, and it is here with us. TIme to get Riggity RIGGITY wrecked , son! With the third season scheduled to resume airing tonight, the timing of the sauce's return couldn't be better.

Culture Are the dragons in trouble on 'Game of Thrones'?
Author: 0 Are the dragons in trouble on 'Game of Thrones'?

And after an installment like this, we really, really need to see what happens next. When Bran Stark came through the gates of Winterfell and reunited with Sansa , it caught just about everyone off guard. Bran's arrival, however, brought out the naïve girl in Sansa once again . The celebration of Daenerys's Unsullied army easily taking Casterly Rock from the Lannisters is short-lived, since Jaime fakes them out by having Euron's fleet burn most of the Unsullied's ...

Culture Teaser trailer for Darren Aronofsky's latest, mother!, drops
Author: 0 Teaser trailer for Darren Aronofsky's latest, mother!, drops

Lawrence has been nominated for four Academy Awards , and won once for " Silver Linings Playbook ". To date, the only visual available for the film has been a graphic poster for the film , which features a bloodied Lawrence holding her own heart, ripped from her chest.

Culture Al Kaline deliver Hall of Fame induction speech in Cooperstown — FLASHBACK
Author: 0 Al Kaline deliver Hall of Fame induction speech in Cooperstown — FLASHBACK

That brought more boos and chants of "Let's go Expos!" Selig, who turned 83 in Sunday, left a large imprint during more than 22 years as the leader of the game. "I've been asked that question for the past 10 years: 'What is the reason why you haven't gotten in?'" Raines said. Pudge took some time during his speech to tell a amusing story about another Hall of Famer and Rangers legend, pitcher Nolan Ryan.

Author: 0 Is Nawaz Sharif's ouster pushing Pakistan-occupied Kashmir to India's hold?

Sharif proposed and announced his younger brother Shahbaz as his successor after consultations with the party's lawmakers who were meeting for the first time since his disqualification on Friday. Celebrating the Supreme Court verdict of ousting Mr Sharif from the premiership, Mr Khan said Sunday in Islamabad that the court verdict has given the nation hope and "laid the foundation for a new Pakistan".

Culture Nicole Kidman wants to do a comedy series
Author: 0 Nicole Kidman wants to do a comedy series

Nicole Kidman may be an Oscar-winning dramatic actress now earning kudos for her raw, jaw-dropping performance in HBO's " Big Little Lies " and Oscar-nominated turn in "Lion" - but what she'd really like to do is a comedy. Speaking to journalists Saturday at the Television Critics Association press tour to promote her upcoming role in the new season of " Top of the Lake ", Kidman expressed a desire to show off her comedy chops.

Author: 0 HBO Targeting Game of Thrones Pirates With Warning Letters

The main concern about the show is the huge potential for disaster in the portrayal of slavery and if the topic even needs to be explored in a "What If" scenario, thanks to the current race climate we're living in. "This is not a world in which the entire country is enslaved". Spellman further explained that the series will not be "antebellum imagery, it's not whips, it's not plantations, it's not a celebration or pornography for slavery".

Culture The Emoji Movie is The Worst Reviewed Film of The Year
Author: 0 The Emoji Movie is The Worst Reviewed Film of The Year

Credit where credit is due, Patrick Stewart voicing the Poop Emoji is a nice touch, but along with T.J Miller, Anna Faris, James Corden and Maya Rudolph , Stewart'stalents arewasted on the subpar material. In third is Girls Trip . Conversely, EuropaCorp and STX's Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets flopped last weekend, and is falling off fast.

Culture Chester Bennington farewelled in private funeral
Author: 0 Chester Bennington farewelled in private funeral

Last week, Chester Bennington , a member of the band Linkin Park , committed suicide . "The outpouring of love and kindness I've received from friends and fans from all over the world has been incredible". 'How do I move on? "We had a fairy-tale life and now it has turned into some sick Shakespearean tragedy", she wrote . Talinda Bennington wrote. "The only answer I know is to raise our babies with every ounce of love I have left".

Author: 0 Reince Priebus out as chief of staff, John Kelly in

The White House's new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci , has attacked two of his senior colleagues in a foul-mouthed rant with a journalist. The Mooch, as he has become known, accused Priebus of leaking word of a dinner he had Wednesday night with President Trump and Fox news host Sean Hannity, along with former Fox News president Bill Shine and first lady Melania Trump.

Culture Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon team up for new TV project
Author: 0 Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon team up for new TV project

LOS ANGELES-Jennifer Aniston is set to return to TV screens for her first series since Friends wrapped in 2004. News of the project , which first appeared in The Hollywood Reporter , comes at an early stage: A script by Jay Carson ( House of Cards ) has yet to be written, and the project has not been shopped to networks yet.

Culture Iowa man accused of stalking actress at Tampa Bay Comic Con
Author: 0 Iowa man accused of stalking actress at Tampa Bay Comic Con

But due to his troubled history, a judge upgraded the charge to felony aggravated stalking. TMZ does not specify where it is native Terry Lee Repp . Police say Repp seems to "have an irrational obsession with the victim and has travelled across the country in an effort to harass her". The actress had to postpone her talk at the Tampa Bay Comic Con event on Saturday after an "overzealous fan", who had stalked the star in the past, was spotted at her Q&A panel, TMZ reports .

Culture Disappointed Republicans vow to keep trying on health care
Author: 0 Disappointed Republicans vow to keep trying on health care

Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, as well as 46 of the chamber's Democrats and both of its independents to defeat the so-called Health Care Freedom Act. Many insurers have been waiting for an answer from Trump or lawmakers on whether they will continue to fund the annual government subsidies. It was not meant to become law, but to open a path for a House-Senate conference committee to try to work out comprehensive legislation Congress could pass and send to President Trump.

Culture Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions
Author: 0 Trump to sign Russian Federation sanctions

In an interview with FOX Business' Liz Claman, Hermitage Capital CEO Bill Browder said Trump has no other choice to sign the Russian sanctions bill. Germany's foreign minister said his country wouldn't accept the US sanctions against Russian Federation being applied to European companies. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday evening that Minister Lavrov told Secretary Tillerson in a phone call earlier that day that Russia's decision was "triggered by a number of hostile ...

Culture Showtime picks up pilot from Ben Affleck and Matt Damon
Author: 0 Showtime picks up pilot from Ben Affleck and Matt Damon

In addition to Damon and Affleck, the pilot will be executive produced by James Mangold , Jennifer Todd and Gavin O'Connor. Reportedly set in Boston, the series will focus on the city's attempts to curb violence during " The Boston Miracle "-a stretch of several years where police cracked down on crime and gang violence-and the racism that resulted".

Culture Lady Gaga Subpoenaed By Dr. Luke in Kesha Defamation Lawsuit
Author: 0 Lady Gaga Subpoenaed By Dr. Luke in Kesha Defamation Lawsuit

Luke's lawyer in a statement on Saturday. Kesha sued Gottwald in 2014, claiming sexual assault and battery and seeking to invalidate her recording contracts with him. Luke and Kesha forges on, the public can expect to see more celebrities drawn into the conflict. Luke denies that he ever drugged and raped Kesha , claiming that her accusations are a lie.

Culture Kathy Griffin cleared over Donald Trump beheading photo
Author: 0 Kathy Griffin cleared over Donald Trump beheading photo

Despite Griffin's tweet that she is no longer under investigation, the Secret Service said they are "not at a liberty to confirm or deny if the investigation is over". "I love making people laugh more than anything in the world", she said in a press conference. "I just wanted to say, you know, if you don't stand up you get run over, and what's happening to me has never happened ever in the history of this great country.

Culture NXT: Ohno wins the battle, but Itami wins the war
Author: 0 NXT: Ohno wins the battle, but Itami wins the war

We are at Full Sail University and your announcers are Nigel McGuinness, Mauro Ranallo , and Percy Watson. Tapa with a big shot right at the bell and Moon is reeling. This isn't Roode's NXT , because "you aren't NXT ..." He thanks those who have been on this journey with him. Every company he went to became bigger and better in part because of his hard work.

Culture Britain's Got Talent Diversity star dies in tragic vehicle accident
Author: 0 Britain's Got Talent Diversity star dies in tragic vehicle accident

This was a springboard for his career and he went on to star in a West End production of Thriller as well as serving as a back-up dancer for Peter Andre. Following his death , his final social post to Instagram has emerged, in which he talks about embracing life as much as possible. "We would love to ensure that his family don't worry or stress about money at this time".

Culture Modi to visit Assam on August 1
Author: 0 Modi to visit Assam on August 1

The payment will be made from the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund (PMNRF). Assam Congress MP Nipun Bora accused the Union government of "step-motherly treatment" and criticised the Prime Minister for not visiting the state as he had done in the case of Gujarat .

Culture Meek heartbroken after Nicki split
Author: 0 Meek heartbroken after Nicki split

Almost three years after they broke off their 12-year relationship, it appears that Nicki Minaj's ex-boyfriend, Safaree Samuels still finds it hard to get over her. Focusing on my work and looking forward to sharing it with you guys really soon. They had a bigger fight and then called it quits. "She can't predict the future , so getting back with Meek could happen down the road again, because even with fights, she will always have a love for him".

Culture Akshara Haasan a Buddhist or not? Father Kamal Haasan clears the air
Author: 0 Akshara Haasan a Buddhist or not? Father Kamal Haasan clears the air

Talented young actress Akshara Haasan is now keeping busy with Thala Ajith's much talked about " Vivegam " which will mark her big screen debut in Tamil cinema. This was disclosed by the light eyed actress during one of her promotional interviews for her upcoming film, Vivegam . Love unlike religion is unconditional.

Culture Mubarakan takes a Rs. 5.50 crore* start on Day 1
Author: 0 Mubarakan takes a Rs. 5.50 crore* start on Day 1

Given the fact that the start has been slow for the film, the collections would certainly increase but what has to be seen is whether the audience word of mouth really catches on fast. The film promises to be a fun feast for the family audience and showcases the comic world of the " Mubarakan parivaar". Interestingly, Arjun Kapoor will be sharing screen space with his uncle Anil for the first time in Mubarakan .

Culture ABC is making a Bollywood comedy series with Priyanka Chopra
Author: 0 ABC is making a Bollywood comedy series with Priyanka Chopra

Chopra, who has become quite a successful producer now, has ventured into Hollywood as well. There's no word yet who'll star in the project, or if Chopra-who got her acting start in Bollywood herself-will step out in front of the camera in addition to her behind-the-scenes role.

Culture Paparazzo Justin Bieber Hit With Car Breaks His Silence
Author: 0 Paparazzo Justin Bieber Hit With Car Breaks His Silence

Sgt. Matthew Stout of the Beverly Hills Police Department said Bieber "fully cooperated with officers" who responded to the incident outside the Saban Theater, on Hamilton Drive, shortly before 9:30 p.m. ABC News video shows a group of photographers following Bieber and the man stepping toward the truck as it hits him. Cops soon arrived on the scene with an onlooker saying Bieber "was totally cooperative with the police" as he was questioned.

Culture Marty Sklar, Disney Imagineering Legend, Dead at 83
Author: 0 Marty Sklar, Disney Imagineering Legend, Dead at 83

He also authored several books about his experiences and adventures at Disney: Dream It! In the words of former Disneyland International chairman Jim Cora, speaking at Sklar's retirement ceremony in 2009, he "understands the Disney way, because he learned it at Walt's knee".

Culture Large spider crawls onto TV reporter during live report
Author: 0 Large spider crawls onto TV reporter during live report

Viewers couldn't help but be distracted from Shannon's calm, cool, and collected delivery of the news, as the huge spider, who chose to make a cameo, crawled up and down her left arm. The clip has since racked up nearly 400,000 views, thousands of shares and comments. Horrified viewers commenting on the Facebook post praised the TV anchor's nerves of steel saying they would have been "fired" for using potty words.

Culture A look at all Tesla Model 3 production colors
Author: 0 A look at all Tesla Model 3 production colors

Fortune will be at the Model 3 event, which will be held at Tesla's factory in Fremont. The first batch of cars all went to Tesla employees, who will keep an eye out for any bugs or glitches that could mar the $35,000 sedan's rollout over the coming months.

Culture Kim Kardashian Snapchats Return to Her Old Beverly Hills House
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian Snapchats Return to Her Old Beverly Hills House

Kim and Kanye even gave a special name to the surrogate mommy calling her their 'Angel Carrier, ' which makes things easier for North to understand. You guys, this is so nostalgic. In another video, Kim reflected on a few moments from the show while taking a tour of kitchen. It was reported last month that Kim and husband Kanye West have chose to expand their brood again, hiring a surrogate to have a third child, in light of the reality star's health scares and complications ...

Author: 0 Why We Haven't Seen the Last of Nymeria on 'Game of Thrones'

Warning: Game of Thrones spoilers ahead. Hot Pie, another surprise returning character, told Arya that her brother (really cousin, but she doesn't know that) Jon Snow is alive and well in the North, so she chose to change course and head for Winterfell instead of King's Landing.

Culture Akshay Kumar : I still find it hard to use the word 'BUM'!
Author: 0 Akshay Kumar : I still find it hard to use the word 'BUM'!

When I was six, I was on my way to a neighbour's house when the lift man touched my butt. He said that he was inappropriately touched on his butt by a lift-man, an incident that still makes it hard for him to say the word 'bum'. "But even today, I find it hard to say the word "bum".We must encourage women and children to speak up and tell their families if they encounter anything odd so that they can be protected and empowered".

Culture SC declines to stay Indu Sarkar release
Author: 0 SC declines to stay Indu Sarkar release

Many Congress leaders opposed the release of the film and also protested outside the theatres to stop the screening . They condemned the alleged "false depiction" in the movie, claiming the film is "fully sponsored". "It is just focusing on certain incidents that happened during the Emergency period that's all what we are showing with a little bit of fiction". Madhur Bhandarkar's latest attempt to weave raw realism with a historical reference point feels uncoordinated and confused mostly.

Culture Robert Pattinson 'kind of' confirms he's engaged to singer FKA Twigs
Author: 0 Robert Pattinson 'kind of' confirms he's engaged to singer FKA Twigs

The 31-year-old actor has been dating the musician since 2014, and after rapper T Pain let slip in 2015 that the pair had become engaged , the Hollywood hunk has finally come close to giving a confirmation of the news. Robert Pattinson was a troublemaker during his teenage years. When Pattinson refused to back down over the way he wanted to play the character, the producers stepped in.

Culture Facebook Earnings Preview: What to Watch
Author: 0 Facebook Earnings Preview: What to Watch

With Facebook squeezing more ads into its News Feed, and increasingly into Instagram and the Facebook Messenger service, the company said total revenue rose 44.8 per cent to US$9.32 billion (S$12.65 billion ) in the second quarter of the year.

Culture Game of Thrones 'Stormborn' Reunion May Foreshadow Arya's Fate
Author: 0 Game of Thrones 'Stormborn' Reunion May Foreshadow Arya's Fate

Of course as it turned out Olenna was right in her wise ways. She questions his involvement in the attempt on her life, along with his motives in general. Monday's episode appeared to offer another clue, when fans noticed she wore a necklace similar to the one she started wearing at the end of season 4, when she lies about her own aunt Lysa Arryn's death to cover up for Littlefinger (even though he didn't really ask her to) and she willingly rides with him into the Vale.

Culture Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna Put Trust to the Test in
Author: 0 Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna Put Trust to the Test in "Loyalty" Video

The video, released Friday, opens with a blindfolded Lamar perched upon a throne in a room bathed in red light, surrounded by scantily clad women. Rihanna plays an active role in the video- flexing her acting skills as she acts like a temptress, who Kendrick Bruce Lee's some dude for, then later as his accomplice in unsafe fun as the two do donuts in a auto before it comes to a crashing end.