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Culture Microsoft and Amazon announce public preview of Cortana/Alexa integration in the US
Author: 0 Microsoft and Amazon announce public preview of Cortana/Alexa integration in the US

Announced past year and much delayed , the meeting of artificial minds is created to being the best of the business-focused Microsoft Cortana to Amazon's market leader Alexa. Likewise, Cortana will be available on Amazon Echo devices like Echo, Echo Dot , Echo Plus, Echo Show, and Echo Spot. That said , when the collaboration was first announced, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos told the New York Times that he envisioned a future where devices would automatically forward your voice command ...

Culture Pearl Jam Poster Draws Controversy & Backlash
Author: 0 Pearl Jam Poster Draws Controversy & Backlash

But it was this poster, sold at the venue last night that started generating debate Tuesday afternoon after it caught the attention of conservative media news outlets. The Republican National Committee this summer released a video , called "The Left in 2018: Unhinged", featuring comments from Madonna and an image of Kathy Griffin holding a fake Trump severed head.

Culture Twitter Suspends Infowars’ Alex Jones for One Week for Violating Abuse Policy
Author: 0 Twitter Suspends Infowars’ Alex Jones for One Week for Violating Abuse Policy

While we don't mind Jones being treated by a child, it's also hard to feel like this is anything but the last-ditch effort to get some good publicity as other platforms take a stand against bigotry. Dorsey was, however, mildly critical of the other platforms that banned Jones stating that their actions were not entirely consistent with their user policies .

Culture Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s stunning non-denial that Trump used the n-word
Author: 0 Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s stunning non-denial that Trump used the n-word

She commented just hours after Trump's campaign announced it was filing an arbitration action against her, alleging violations of a secrecy agreement she signed. "She plays to win at all costs, just like Trump". The source says Ivanka and Kushner called Manigault-Newman to console her a day after chief of staff John Kelly kicked her to the curb .

Culture Pregnant Reality Star Lyric McHenry Found Dead At 26
Author: 0 Pregnant Reality Star Lyric McHenry Found Dead At 26

The Daily News reports , " McHenry , who was 20 weeks pregnant was dressed in a pajama top and no trousers, although she was wearing underwear, police said". EJNYC premiered on E! in 2016 and lasted for one season, starring Magic Johnson's son, EJ Johnson . Your constant love, respect and companionship gives me the confidence to live my truth every single day and I am so blessed that even as baby divas we recognized the greatness in each other.

Culture Idris Elba adds fuel to James Bond rumours with cryptic post
Author: 0 Idris Elba adds fuel to James Bond rumours with cryptic post

This story first appeared in the New York Post and is republished with permission. Craig will reprise the role of the spy with the licence to kill for the 25th film in the franchise, which will be directed by Danny Boyle. "My name is Elba, Idris Elba ". The actor posted a selfie alongside an obvious nod to 007's iconic line: "The name's Bond , James Bond ". Reaching very, very far for a connection, one fan commented: "I see two clocks in the picture".

Culture Omarosa doesn't 'believe' she violated confidentiality agreement
Author: 0 Omarosa doesn't 'believe' she violated confidentiality agreement

Neither contained outwardly embarrassing language. In the case of Cohen as well as Manigault Newman , they have secret audio recordings , too. Seth Meyers wasn't ready to just believe everything Omarosa has written or has been saying about Trump or her time in his administration.

Culture Omarosa Slammed For Wearing ‘Inappropriate’ Dress During Trump Bashing Interview
Author: 0 Omarosa Slammed For Wearing ‘Inappropriate’ Dress During Trump Bashing Interview

Omarosa married Newman - her second husband - at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., where she walked down the aisle in a lace pink dress, all while she was employed at the White House. On the tape, a person whom Manigault Newman identifies as Pierson is heard saying: "I'm trying to find out at least the context it was used in to help us figure out a way to spin it".

Culture Omarosa’s Situation Room tapes spark security alarms, fury from Trump
Author: 0 Omarosa’s Situation Room tapes spark security alarms, fury from Trump

Manigault Newman, who was sacked from her White House job last December replied, saying, "General Kelly - General Kelly came to me and said that you guys wanted me to leave". The Washington Post had previously reported on Manigault Newman's account of the conversation with Trump the day after her firing. On Sunday, Manigault Newman told NBC's " Meet the Press " that she surreptitiously recorded a number of conversations in the White House for her own protection.

Culture Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, say reports
Author: 0 Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, say reports

Aretha - whose three siblings all died of cancer - has battled ill health over the last few years and in 2011, denied she was suffering from pancreatic cancer, though she later admitted she'd had a tumour removed. Franklin was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame , in 1987 - a year before the Beatles were inducted. In her decades-long career, her hits spanned the genres, from soul to R&B, gospel and pop.

Author: 0 Trump says "Apprentice" producer told him there's no "N-word" tape

Trump denied that in a tweet late Monday night, saying "there are NO TAPES of the Apprentice where I used such a awful and disgusting word as attributed by Wacky and Deranged Omarosa ". "First of all, he is known to be an entertainer, to exaggerate", she said. Trump claimed "I don't have that word in my vocabulary and never have".

Culture Trump has choice words for ex-aide Omarosa
Author: 0 Trump has choice words for ex-aide Omarosa

Meanwhile, the mayor said statues, like the one of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, which served as one of the rallying points for the white nationalists past year and still stands in the same spot, represents the "hate" that came to her town and demanded that it come down.

Culture Liverpool out to set Premier League milestone as West Ham visit
Author: 0 Liverpool out to set Premier League milestone as West Ham visit

Klopp's side have been tipped by many as the side most likely to challenge Manchester City for the crown but the Liverpool manager is not getting carried away after one result . The Reds begin their season with a tricky tie against a Hammers side that were unbeaten during pre-season. "But I think a couple of balls decided the score".

Culture Brooks Koepka wins second major of season at 2018 PGA Championship
Author: 0 Brooks Koepka wins second major of season at 2018 PGA Championship

Woods started the day with five birdies in his first eight holes. On this day, he was celebrating the grind - and the fact that he simply would not go away. Woods had a similar outlook after his round: "Not just myself, but everyone's going to have to shoot low rounds". Scott, who had posted only one top-10 in his last 13 major starts, then pulled his drive way left at the last and could not salvage a par to ensure that Woods finished alone in second place, with Scott's 67 leaving him ...

Culture We Can Push Manchester City - Former Liverpool Striker Convinced
Author: 0 We Can Push Manchester City - Former Liverpool Striker Convinced

They really look like they mean business, spending an terrible lot in the transfer window. Mahrez is one of the best wingers in the Premier League, and that City signed the 27-year-old this summer underlines his quality. And if Klopp does not deliver a trophy this season and they don't progress into the latter rounds of the Champions League, then he may find it hard to hold on to his job.

Culture Aubayemeng will be Arsenal’s biggest threat against City
Author: 0 Aubayemeng will be Arsenal’s biggest threat against City

As evident by last week's community shield match, Walker at times played as a 3 centre back and Mendy ventured further up the field helping the attack by providing them with an extra option in possession. Emery also insisted on Friday that Welbeck is not one of the players who would be free to leave before the European transfer window shuts at the end of the month.

Culture Naby Keita starts for Liverpool in Premier League opener vs West Ham
Author: 0 Naby Keita starts for Liverpool in Premier League opener vs West Ham

The reds second goa, arrived just before the half time whistle. Mane completed his brace firing in the bottom corner on the turn after being played through by Roberto Firmino , although the former was standing in an offside position. You can not create that situation, that's what I mean when I said you can not test the test before you have the test. "We need everyone in that squad before the end of the season".

Culture Omarosa Makes Damning Claims Against Trump
Author: 0 Omarosa Makes Damning Claims Against Trump

Manigault starred in NBC's reality show The Apprentice while it was hosted by Trump. She also claims without evidence that tapes exist of the president using the N-word repeatedly on the reality show's set. Elaborating on her claims over the offensive recording, Omarosa echoes things said by former Celebrity Apprentice contestant Tom Arnold . Omarosa was sacked in December, when Trump tweeted , "Thank you Omarosa for your service!" In early 2017, Manigault Newman says she ...

Culture Meghan Markle’s Birthday Gifts: What She Can and Can’t Keep
Author: 0 Meghan Markle’s Birthday Gifts: What She Can and Can’t Keep

According to Samantha Markle , Engelson, a Hollywood producer, is fed up with how he's been treated during the duchess' whirlwind romance to Prince Harry . He told Express , "An invitation to Balmoral is traditionally part of the initiation into the Royal Family". Thomas - who reportedly did not attend the royal wedding back in May due to alleged health problems - is said to be "delighted" that Meghan finally wants to talk to him.

Culture Angelina Jolie Pitt wants divorce finalised by year's end
Author: 0 Angelina Jolie Pitt wants divorce finalised by year's end

Jolie wants the judge to issue a formal child support order, making it retroactive. Sources close to Brad Pitt are refuting the reports that he has not paid child support to his estranged wife Angelina Jolie . "The motion today was created to move all of that forward". "Jolie's attorney, Samantha Bley DeJean, wrote in the brief, "[Pitt] has a duty to pay child support.

Culture Ruby Rose Cast as 'Batwoman' - Lesbian Superhero on The CW
Author: 0 Ruby Rose Cast as 'Batwoman' - Lesbian Superhero on The CW

The CW is now developing a Batwoman solo series written by Caroline Dries ( The Vampire Diaries ), who is also executive producing alongside Sarah Schechter , Geoff Johns , and Arrowverse mastermind Greg Berlanti . The CW has officially cast the Orange is the New Black actress as their latest caped hero. The CW has found a star for its Batwoman standalone series within the confines of the Arrowverse .

Culture Johnny Depp's Notorious BIG film pulled a month before its release
Author: 0 Johnny Depp's Notorious BIG film pulled a month before its release

City of Lies was initially scheduled for release on September 7, but the release is now "undated", as Variety reports . The thriller looks at the murder of The Notorious B.I.G. It's unclear if that's what contributed to " City of Lies " getting yanked from the schedule, though. Last month, location manager Greg "Rocky" Brooks filed suit against Depp for allegedly hurling obscenities at and punching him.

Culture Jurgen Klopp makes Premier League demand of his players
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp makes Premier League demand of his players

The former Stoke winger has looked very impressive in the pre-season and scored a bicycle kick on debut against Manchester United with Klopp admitting that he has adapted to life at Liverpool better than he expected."That's not normal after four days in the club - adapting that well to the style of play", Klopp said last month after his club debut.

Culture Jason Bateman's hilarious advice for The Bachelorette's Becca and Garrett
Author: 0 Jason Bateman's hilarious advice for The Bachelorette's Becca and Garrett

I would have loved anything he gave to me. Kufrin accepted his proposal without hesitation, jokingly noting that this is the last time she would do this. But I just want to move forward, and to learn, and to grow, and to continue to educate ourselves."Though Becca and Garrett may disagree politically (The wallpaper on her Twitter page is Joe Biden), they didn't let their differing views drive them apart".

Culture First look at Margot Robbie in new film with Leonardo DiCaprio
Author: 0 First look at Margot Robbie in new film with Leonardo DiCaprio

Robbie's sneak peek comes days after Sharon's little sister Debra Tate finally gave the film her seal of approval after months of blasting Tarantino and Sony for "exploiting" her sister's death . The film will be released worldwide on August 9, 2019. The Tarantino movie is set in 1969 and will loop in numerous stories of Hollywood at the time.

Culture Facts of Life star Charlotte Rae dies at 92
Author: 0 Facts of Life star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

The actress had been diagnosed with bone cancer in April 2017 , and pancreatic cancer about seven years earlier. She later did local theater, but broke into television as Sylvia Schnauser, the wife of Al Lewis' Officer Leo Schnauser on the classic comedy auto 54, Where Are You? Rae also had starring and supporting roles in " The Love Boat ", "101 Dalmatians: The Series", " Sesame Street ", " Car 54, Where Are You? ".

Culture Donald Trump Insults LeBron James’ Intelligence on Twitter
Author: 0 Donald Trump Insults LeBron James’ Intelligence on Twitter

It's always been something that brings people together. In the tweet , Trump insults Lemon's and James' intelligence and ends it by saying, " I like Mike! ". "In response, a spokeswoman for Melania Trump said that the first lady watches 'any channel she wants, '" the Hill reported . Many, including professional athletes and the Republican governor of OH, were critical of Trump's statements .

Culture 'Mission: Impossible' tops Winnie-the-Pooh at box office
Author: 0 'Mission: Impossible' tops Winnie-the-Pooh at box office

Jeremy Renner, who first appeared in Mission: Impossible III, was speculated to replace Tom Cruise at one point in time because of his performance in Ghost Protocol and Rogue Nation , couldn't make the cut in Mission: Impossible - Fallout , similar to Paula Patton and Thandie Newton.

Culture Demi Lovato Will Enter Rehab
Author: 0 Demi Lovato Will Enter Rehab

According to the publication, relatives of the artist were afraid to advise her rehabilitation, given her condition. He came into the home as her assistant screamed that Lovato was dead. In a 2016 interview on CBS Sunday Morning , Lovato said her four years of sobriety was more important than her career. We have no idea how she will receive the message that she desperately needs rehab.

Culture Dillashaw leaves no doubt, finishes Garbrandt for second time
Author: 0 Dillashaw leaves no doubt, finishes Garbrandt for second time

Henry Cejudo pulled off one of the most impressive upsets in mixed martial arts history at UFC 227 . He floored Garbrandt with a clean right hook, swarmed for a potential and then reset. Henry Cejudo stunned everyone with a split decision win over Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson. "Bring it baby, let's do this", Dillashaw said in response.

Culture In My Feelings Challenge originator appears in Drake's official music video
Author: 0 In My Feelings Challenge originator appears in Drake's official music video

The 31-year-old Canadian rapper starts off the video outside Kiki's house - played by La La Anthony - before he is shooed away by her mother, played by The Cosby Show's Phylicia Rashad . Over half a million clips of people attempting the #InMyFeelingsChallenge have been posted on Instagram since Shoker shared a video of himself dancing in the street - or "doing the shiggy " - to the catchy track on June 29.

Culture Unai Emery Responds To Rumours Linking Steven N’Zonzi To Arsenal
Author: 0 Unai Emery Responds To Rumours Linking Steven N’Zonzi To Arsenal

According to the latest reports, Premier League side Arsenal is reportedly preparing a bid to lure Real Madrid winger Lucas Vazquez in the summer transfer window . "We saw the way Jack Wilshere, someone who had been endlessly indulged with contracts despite the way he recovered from injuries, we saw the way Emery was quite cold in telling him "you might be a sub".

Culture Keith Urban Reveals the Advice He'd Give Demi Lovato Following Her Overdose
Author: 0 Keith Urban Reveals the Advice He'd Give Demi Lovato Following Her Overdose

On July 25, Lovato was found unconscious following an overdose. "Demi has been trying to stay busy with her tour but she has definitely been having her ups and downs". A source told E! that Demi has gone on multiple drinking binges recently and that her Hollywood Hills home has become known as an after-party spot for her and her entourage.

Author: 0 Samantha Markle slams Chrissy Teigen, calls her a 'pudgy airhead'

He says it has been ten weeks since the two have talked, and the palace has disconnected the phone number he had for Meghan's personal aides. What riles me is Meghan's sense of superiority. Sorry, Meghan: this is one filthy, sexy mush you won't be allowed to participate in, now that you're a part of the Royal Family . She became the woman that she is today thanks to everything I did for her.

Culture Police on their toes as Kiki dancers hit the roads
Author: 0 Police on their toes as Kiki dancers hit the roads

Earlier, the Bengaluru Police has used tweets with references to popular sitcoms and web series to engage with the young citizens and spread awareness. Mumbai Police and UP Police used their Twitter handles to share videos of the dance gone wrong to warn youngsters against it. Hence if you are thinking going for challenge and before you lose your life performing this challenge, take a piece of advice from protectors who are making efforts to aware you.

Author: 0 Christopher McQuarrie Talks Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Deleted Scenes, and the Bathroom Fight

Word-of-mouth looks to be promising as well as " Fallout " received some of the best reviews for the franchise, both from local and worldwide critics. The US box office is up 10.2% this summer from the same point in the season past year. However, when Indian audiences go in to watch Mission: Impossible - Fallout this weekend, they will not see or hear any references to Kashmir in the film.

Culture Man Utd: Nemanja Matic to miss start of season - Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Man Utd: Nemanja Matic to miss start of season - Jose Mourinho

United have made three signings this summer in the form of Diogo Dalot, Fred and Lee Grant, but Mourinho has been unimpressed with the club's dealings. "They will not be here", Mourinho said. "I don't think anything goes to change with that". "It was better than I would have expected, to be honest".

Culture CBS CEO Les Moonves faces sexual misconduct investigation
Author: 0 CBS CEO Les Moonves faces sexual misconduct investigation

When that investigation is finished, the board will "take appropriate action", it said. The article also reported that 30 current and former employees said other inappropriate behavior happened elsewhere at the company, including CBS News and its flagship program " 60 Minutes ".

Culture PewDiePie Apologises For Sharing 'Insensitive' Meme About Demi Lovato
Author: 0 PewDiePie Apologises For Sharing 'Insensitive' Meme About Demi Lovato

Cheat Codes and Lovato released a hit song together previous year called "No Promises", so the switch out isn't completely out of left field, and fans of Lovato can be sure to still hear at least one of her songs in the trio's set. News that Lovato is with family members and will be "heading straight to rehab" after she's discharged. I want to be a role model but I'm only human.

Culture White House bars CNN correspondent from open press event
Author: 0 White House bars CNN correspondent from open press event

Trump has a particularly fraught relationship with CNN , which he often blasts as purveyor of "fake news". Collins' questions to the president addressed two of this week's major news stories-Trump's White House invitation to Russian President Vladimir Putin and a tape that his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, released in which the president was heard apparently arranging a payment to a former model who has claimed she had an affair with him.

Culture Aaron Ramsey Provides Update On His Contract Extension Talks
Author: 0 Aaron Ramsey Provides Update On His Contract Extension Talks

Our first official pre-season game was a comprehensive 8-0 victory over Boreham Wood while we've also played a couple of behind closed doors matches at the training ground Crawley and Brentford. "Today I am very happy with his work on the pitch, but not only today", Emery said of Smith Rowe after the International Champions Cup game. Gazidis has been linked with a September move to AC Milan following the Italian club's takeover by American investors, but Arsenal have since denied ...

Author: 0 Demi Lovato fired sober coach before suspected overdose

Sources told TMZ Lovato had invited some of her friends back to her house early Tuesday morning after a party on the Sunset Strip to celebrate the birthday of one of her backup dancers. Fox released a clip of the show (which they have since taken down) in which Demi Lovato's music is a category. "I'm touched", said Foxx, who also starred in her video for "Sorry Not Sorry".

Culture #HowDemiHasHelpedMe Campaign Gives Demi Lovato Fans An Opportunity To Share
Author: 0 #HowDemiHasHelpedMe Campaign Gives Demi Lovato Fans An Opportunity To Share

The Cool For The Summer singer had been sober for six years after struggling with drug and alcohol addiction throughout her life, but relapsed earlier this year. But sources told ET that prior to her apparent drug overdose , Lovato had " pushed away people " and was "in a dark place". She released a song earlier this year called " Sober " where she talks about relapsing.

Culture Demi Lovato Hospitalized After Reported Overdose
Author: 0 Demi Lovato Hospitalized After Reported Overdose

The Los Angeles Police Department told USA TODAY that at 11:37 a.m., authorities received a call from the 8000 block of Laurel View Drive. Her condition is now unknown at this time. "I was very proud of her to see her write that song and put it out". Following the TMZ report, several celebrities, including many fellow musicians, tweeted their urgent well wishes.

Culture US Gold Medallist Suspended For Doping After Posting Picture On Social Media
Author: 0 US Gold Medallist Suspended For Doping After Posting Picture On Social Media

But under anti-doping rules, athletes typically can not receive IVs unless related to a hospitalization or through an exemption. "I wasn't taking anything illegal". Lochte was effectively barred from last year's World Aquatics Championships in Budapest as he was still suspended when the US Trials took place. "I have never taken a prohibited substance ".

Culture Kelly Addresses Sex Abuse Claims in New 19-Minute Song 'I Admit'
Author: 0 Kelly Addresses Sex Abuse Claims in New 19-Minute Song 'I Admit'

The years of settlements and other allegations received new attention after journalist Jim DeRogatis - who has chronicled Kelly's alleged behavior for years - published a 2017 BuzzFeed story in which former girlfriends and others painted a portrait of a celebrity who controls the movements and lives of a group of live-in sexual partners.

Culture Samantha Markle Admits Exploiting Meghan's Marriage to Prince Harry for Money
Author: 0 Samantha Markle Admits Exploiting Meghan's Marriage to Prince Harry for Money

We're talking a "coved ceiling with gilded dolphins and rope ornament reused from the Royal yacht "Royal George" and a "marble Graeco-Egyptian fireplace" in the master bedroom, according to the cottage's listing on Historic England . Mr Markle claims to be "devastated" after being "frozen out" by the royal family. However, the plan was reportedly shut down by Prince Harry who nixed the idea of a tuxedo, likely because of royal tradition and his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II's ...