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Nastase under investigation for Serena remark

Earlier, Nastase had launched into an astonishing rant at a British journalist, calling her stupid for reporting his apparently racist comment about Serena Williams' pregnancy. George Cosac, President of the Romanian Tennis Federation, said the RTF had yet to receive guidance from the ITF. "The ITF does not tolerate discriminatory and offensive language and behaviour of any kind", the organization said in a statement, per the PA. Read More »

With tears, tattoos, Prince fans remember him a year later

Morris saw Prince for the last time in February, 2016, when he and his group were invited to perform at Paisley Park . Prince's stunning snaps are featured in a new book written by his art director, Steve Parke, titled, Picturing Prince: An Intimate Portrait . Read More »

Ice Cube ready for another Friday film


With that being said...could we be closer than we all think to a new Friday movie? He says he just spoke with Ice Cube , who confirmed that the wheels are in motion. The third and most recent film Friday After Next came out in 2002. "Ball is in (studio) New Line Cinema's hands". Sharing a snapshot of the post, he declared: "This is fake. Read More »

Mulvaney says no shutdown, even with border ask


Lawmakers hope to unveil the catchall spending bill next week. Democratic negotiators are likely to resist providing the down payment that Mulvaney says Trump wants for construction of the wall, but the former GOP congressman from SC adds that "elections have consequences". Read More »

Justice Dept. threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

Here in the United States, the Justice Department is putting more pressure on what are sometimes called sanctuary cities. The US Department of Justice has threatened to clamp down on so-called "sanctuary cities", saying it would cut off their funding if they refuse to comply with federal immigration authorities. Read More »

Prince William, Prince Harry on mom Diana's death: 'We are uniquely bonded'

The Duchess of Cambridge says , "But also the relationship that you've got, you're amazingly close. some families are sadly not as lucky as you guys have been and being able to share things". The Duchess added that when they returned to their home on Anglesey with their baby son: "Those first few weeks you know were a steep learning curve, massively". Read More »

The Internet Remembers Prince On The One Year Anniversary Of His Death

In addition to Light's comments, Billboard reports that Prince sold more albums in 2016 than any other artist. It's been one year since Prince's shocking death from an accidental painkiller overdose. Prince's home in Minneapolis, Paisley Park, is now hosting a celebration in honor of the musician that runs through April 23. Also on the docket: panel discussions featuring such speakers as his old bandmates - think Lisa (Coleman) and Wendy (Melvoin ) from " Purple Rain " and The ... Read More »

Tale of love, loss during Armenian genocide explored


The killings of up to 1.5 million Armenians in Ottoman Turkey during and after World War I is considered by genocide scholars to have been the first genocide of the 20th century. He shoots in such ultra-high definition that I felt at times I was watching virtual reality, not real human beings, but surreal people in unearthly landscapes. Read More »

I'm still an outsider in Hollywood: Chris Pratt

While dino lovers were expecting some new updates from " Jurassic World 2 " and its ongoing production, the director of the original movie (" Jurassic World "), Colin Trevorrow tweeted a snap of some eggs on Easter Sunday. Speculation suggests that " Jurassic World 2 " will explore the idea of using weaponized dinosaurs. He also shared that in the upcoming sequel, fans might be reminded of how BD Wong's Dr. Read More »

Prince's 1980s band hits the road for memorial tour

Prince also wrote a multitude of songs for other artists, including the likes of Sinead O'Connor and Alicia Keys. The four-day "Celebration 2017" features performances by former Prince bandmates and panel discussions. This is the club that was made famous in the movie, Purple Rain , Prince starred in. Bridges, stadiums and other landmarks in Minneapolis and adjacent St. Read More »

Gov. Jerry Brown takes on Trump over climate change


Some, including Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt, are eager for the leave the deal. Given the heightened financial risks associated with climate change, resisting Trump's executive order to roll back Wall Street transparency regulations should be a top priority. Read More »

Free public college education in NY, with some strings

Though students will not have to pay for tuition , they will have to pay for their room and board if they choose to live on campus. Rivera, Student Association president, has struggled with college tuition fees and is excited amongst other students about the tuition-free legislation that Albany lawmakers approved this past weekend. Read More »

Retirement for O'Reilly? He'll have other options


Burgess said that she was a temporary worker at Fox News in 2008 when she claims the host acted inappropriately towards her. Colbert, of course, made it a point to acknowledge O'Reilly's contribution to his show, which has a almost decade-long history. Read More »

'The sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea

NY [U.S.A], April 21: The Permanent Commission of North Korea to the United Nations has called on the UN Secretariat to hold a forum of legal experts to discuss legal grounds for the UN Security Council resolutions on Pyongyang. Speaking at a news conference Thursday, Trump cryptically referred to "some very unusual moves" made by the Chinese that he indicated were meant to pressure North Korea to back away from missile tests and its nuclear program. Read More »

CAPTAIN PHASMA Comic Miniseries Announced at STAR WARS Celebration


Maybe somehow Han Solo can return one last time. Hamill , the most raucously received star on Friday, said he drew on his own experiences for this new chapter in Luke's life. The official website for Battlefront II has been updated with information on the title, including its single-player campaign where you'll take control of Iden Versio of Inferno Squad in a storyline that will stretch 30 years. Read More »

Did you know Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready is also a photographer?

Throw in some Electric Light Orchestra, Yes, Journey and Nile Rodgers and you've got 2017's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class. "I'm just grateful to be alive", said Eddie Vedder, who finally stepped to the microphone. Leading up to the show, rumors swirled that former Journey singer Steve Perry would perform with the band for the first time in more than 20 years. Read More »

Marquez tries to continue Americas race perfection


He was also on the pole in Argentina but crashed out in the fourth lap and sits eighth in the points chase. Yamaha are now sat on 499 premier class victories, should Viñales claim his third win of the season this Sunday, it will be a huge achievement for everybody involved with Yamaha. Read More »

VH1 to Air 'Purple Rain' on First Anniversary of Prince's Death

It was a year ago Friday that the music superstar was found dead at Paisley Park, the suburban Minneapolis recording complex where he lived. The bestselling titles were "The Very Best of Prince " followed by " Purple Rain " and "1999". "The guitar solo alone is one of the most inspiring bits of music I have ever heard, but it's combined with words that just wash over you in a sad, yet spiritual, way", Lunsford explains. Read More »

1 year after Prince's death, another turn for The Revolution


Paisley Park opened as a museum in October. It was a year ago Friday that the music superstar was found dead at Paisley Park, the suburban Minneapolis recording complex where he lived. Whether you are looking for a "Sign "O" The Times" or simply want to reminisce on the genius of Prince in " Purple Rain ", take a trip down memory lane to be reminded of one of the greatest performers of all time. Read More »

Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Rian Johnson Addresses Kylo Ren Scar

According to Walt Disney World News Today, Disney has sent out a survey to guests gauging their interest in a possible hotel resort experience inside Disney World, most likely located in Star Wars Land, which would be created to look like you're staying on a starship. Read More »

Louis gunman kills 2 utility workers, then himself


St. Louis police have released the names of two utility workers who were shot to death, along with the name of the man they say shot the workers before turning the gun on himself. According to police, one of the workers was in his twenties, the other in his fifties. The shooting came two days after a man wanted in the slaying of a security guard gunned down three men, including a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Read More »

Watch Fox News anchors make suggestive comments in vicious supercut


O'Reilly's alleged predatory behavior toward women has been ongoing for many years, but what put the wheels in motion for his ousting was an April 1st article from the New York Times . People close to Mr O'Reilly said the family of Mr Rupert Murdoch , which controls Fox News and 21st Century Fox, effectively decided Mr O'Reilly's fate with little outside discussion. Read More »

Library book sale starts Saturday


On Sunday, that price is reduced to $10 per bag. The sale will offer adult books for $2-$4, children's books for $1-$2 and audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs for $2-$5 Friday and Saturday. "I know that the volunteers who work the sale will be there to help our friends and neighbors". All three days take place inside the Williamsburg Community Building, located across the street from the Williamsburg Library. Read More »

SUPERGIRL: Is General Zod Coming To National City?


Now, this hasn't been officially confirmed by the CW yet, so we have to take this news with the appropriate dose of salt needed until we either see filming pics or the network comes out of the woodwork Fortress of Solitude and makes an official announcement. Read More »

Russia Blocks US-Drafted UN Statement Condemning North Korea Tests


North Korean state media warned the USA they have "super-mighty preemptive strike" planned should the U.S. try to deter its nuclear weapons program with military force after Donald Trump said Americans "always have to be concerned" about the prospect of a thermonuclear war with the communist nation. Read More »

Arkansas events show risk of ambitious execution schedule


With his arms extended, covered with a sheet, and his head and hands covered with leather straps, Lee made no final statement and showed no apparent signs of suffering during the execution. "Lee just because its supply of lethal drugs are expiring at the end of the month denied him the opportunity to conduct DNA testing that could have proven his innocence", Morrison said. Read More »

Williams to miss rest of season after announcing pregnancy

She withdrew from the high-profile events in Indian Wells and Miami in March, citing knee problems. If the snap was an announcement of firsts, Williams is expecting her first child with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, whom she got engaged to late a year ago. Read More »

Spotify Will Now Let Indie Labels Put Albums Behind A Paywall


For a long time, Spotify couldn't strike a deal with major music labels. Spotify's deal with Universal earlier this month was a breakthrough deal for the industry, after the streaming service had previously stood firm on its releasing stance - it famously fell out with United States megastar Taylor Swift over its inflexible approach. Read More »

Out at Fox, Bill O'Reilly denies harassment claims

A security guard looks out of the the News Corp. headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. In the wake of the Times report, two more women have come forward to accuse O'Reilly of harassment, one anonymously. TheBlaze founder (and former Fox News host) weighed in on the sexual harassment allegations against O'Reilly, saying that the The O'Reilly Factor host was likely in his final 24 hours at Fox News . Read More »

Eva Longoria Responds to Bikini Pregnancy Rumors: 'Everybody Gets Bloated'


Eva Longoria and her businessman hubby, Jose Antonio Baston, were surely having fun during their Hawaiian getaway in celebration of his 49th birthday. I have to tell you all I did was eat cheese, ' Eva told her followers with a laugh. "I saw some pictures of myself really fat on a boat". 'So that's the news of the day. Read More »

Ann Coulter called off by Barkeleys

The scheduled appearance of alt-right figure Milo Yiannopoulos was cancelled by a riot on campus back in February. FILE - In this April 15, 2017 file photo, pepper spray is used as anti and pro-Donald Trump protesters clash during competing demonstrations at Martin Luther King Jr. Read More »

Prince's Hometown Turns Purple On 1st Anniversary

And Prince fans will also have other ways to remember the pop legend. Some fans visiting the Twin Cities for the first time say by being here they better understand why Prince was proud to call Minnesota home. Prince , who had a famously fraught relationship with the music industry, past year announced a deal through which Tidal would exclusively release the prolific star's album "HITnRUN Phase One". Read More »