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URI's Dan Hurley named coach of UConn men's basketball

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Back-to-back 25-plus win seasons with an NCAA Tournament appearance in each made Dan Hurley a prime candidate to jump to a job in a Power 5 conference. There were pros and cons to both situations , and Pittsburgh's offer of at least three million dollars a year multi deal was hard to give up. Hurley coached at Rhode Island from 2012-18, going 113-82 with the Rams. Read More »

Family of `Star Trek' Actor Settles Lawsuit Over His Death

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The settlement, which has been kept confidential, was filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, according to legal documents obtained by People Magazine. It added that the company continues to "extend our deepest sympathies to the Yelchin family for their tragic loss". Yelchin's parents filed a lawsuit against the vehicle manufacturer pack in August for "the wrongful death of their son due to significant defects" in the auto. Read More »

Lipinski Ekes Out Victory Over Newman In 3rd Congressional District

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Newman claimed a moral victory in her concession note on social media, saying she pushed Lipinski to the left during their race for the Democratic nomination in the Southwest Side and southwest suburban 3rd Congressional District. Lipinski was first elected in 2004, taking over a seat his father held for more than two decades. As for the Democrats who didn't vote for him, Lipinski said he wants the party to be inclusive. Read More »

Scottish man teaches dog to do the Nazi salute

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But on Tuesday at Airdrie Sheriff Court , sheriff Derek O'Carroll described the video as "threatening and grossly offensive ", saying: "It is self-evident that the material is anti-semitic". "His girlfriend is in no doubt it was an example of his sense of humour". Sheriff O'Carroll accepted earlier evidence from Ephraim Borowski - director of Scottish Council of Jewish Communities - who stated the 2½-minute video was " grossly offensive ", particularly the repeated use of " gas the ... Read More »

'Stranger Things' Stars Score Massive Pay Raises for Season 3

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Now the one unknown in this whole equation is breakout star Millie Bobby Brown , who reportedly handled her negotiations separately from the rest of the cast. Insiders suggest that the SAG Award-winning actress is making as much as the adult actors in A tier with $350,000 per episode. Deadline claimed the young stars made about $30,000 per episode during the show's first two seasons. Read More »

'Springsteen on Broadway' extends run into December

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The new show dates will go on sale on Wednesday, March 28th at 11am ET. Tickets will be available to individuals who previously registered with Ticketmaster and were confirmed as "Verified Fans", but did not receive codes, or were unable to obtain tickets. Read More »

Taylor Swift sends concert tickets to Amber Rose's son

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Amber recorded her son opening a special care package from Taylor , which also included Reputation merchandise. Adding a new member to her squad, Taylor Swift sent Amber Rose's son a super sweet gift, & we can't get over the cuteness! "Oh my gosh, she sent me a letter". Read More »

'Deadpool 2' Outscores Original in Test Screenings

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The first Deadpool 2 test screening came in at a 91, with the second receiving a 97. For a comparison, the first Deadpool movie received only a 91, so that is a world of difference from the sequel. Of course, most fans understand that a Deadpool movie is going to include references. Apparently, in addition to the reshoots that took place in Vancouver, they note: "There was also two hours' worth of work recently in Los Angeles for a secret cameo". Read More »

Tessa Thompson Joins Chris Hemsworth In "Men In Black" Reboot

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Chris will play a new agent in the film that will see a whole new roster of characters and events as Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith will not reprise their iconic roles. The report compares this reboot to what happened with Jurassic World . The Fate of the Furious director F. Gary Gray will be at the helm of the film with a script coming from Iron Man scribes Matt Holloway and Art Marcum . Read More »

Lindsay Lohan is now the spokeswoman for Lawyer.com

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The actress has six mugshots that have widely circulated throughout the media, and it seemed like Lohan would never be able to escape a much-publicized court date even if she tried. If you were in the market for a lawyer who would you ask: a friend who's had their fair share of legal tangles or a friend with a completely clean record? News reported. Read More »

WWE: Daniel Bryan given green light to wrestle

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YES! YES! YES! The people's champion (sorry, Rock) and the company's biggest babyface is back with another underdog story. Of course by many accounts the only doctor Bryan saw who didn't clear him to return to action after that concussion was WWE's primary physician, so a majority of medical experts have thought for over a year that it's okay for him to wrestle again. Read More »

"Ashamed" Fox News Contributor Quits, Blasts "Propaganda Machine"

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He has advocated a first strike on North Korea. He also draws a distinction between Fox News Channel and Fox Business, "where numerous hosts retain a respect for facts and maintain a measure of integrity". He also said he is "ashamed" of being a part of a network that openly propagates Russia's agenda by decrying the alleged influence it had on the 2016 election. Read More »

Sexy Henry Cavill Bids Farewell To His Pornstache In Hilarious Video

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And no, it's not CGI this time. Nearly as heartbreaking as the ASPCA commercials with abused and ignored puppies, actor Henry Cavill's tribute video to his newly shaven 'stache is one for the record books. "Always", Cavill says, before the video launches into an emotional and nostalgic (and hilarious) slideshow of some of the mustache's better moments. Mission Impossible 6 comes out July 27, and presently, Henry Cavill's calendar is pretty clear, so it remains to be seen where he ... Read More »

Walmart (WMT) Given a $93.00 Price Target at Oppenheimer

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Soroban Capital Partners Lp who had been investing in Facebook Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $488.48B market cap company. They set a "neutral" rating for the company. Its down 0.01, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 53 investors sold FB shares while 618 reduced holdings. Read More »

First glimpses from Anurag Kashyap's Manmarziyaan out

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Now as the film has finally begun rolling, the makers on Wednesday shared the first look pictures of the actors to intrigue the audience further. While the initial cast included Ayushamann Khurrana, Bhumi Pednekar, and Dulquer Salmaan, they were later replaced by Abhishek Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu and Vicky Kaushal . Read More »

Russo Bros. Share Thanos Poster For Avengers: Infinity War

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After 10 years of the MCU , we're just now getting interesting villains like Erik Killmonger or The Vulture . The film is a culmination of all that the MCU has built so far. The Russo brothers have worked on sitcoms like Arrested Development , Community and Happy Endings and the experience gained from working with ensemble casts came in handy during the production of Infinity War . Read More »

UMBC's Historic Run Was Short-Lived, but the Retrievers Won't Ever Be Forgotten

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The team that made history for being the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed in the NCAA men's basketball tournament lost to ninth-seeded Kansas State 50-43. It's hard to win that way. Maura, who is listed at a generous 5-foot-8 and is a pest on the defensive end, once drew two charges against Minnesota Timberwolves star Andrew Wiggins when they were in high school, according to the Baltimore Sun . Read More »

Bollywood bigwig names registered in CDR scam

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Bollywood Actors CDR Scam Now, two big names, Tiger Shroff's mother Ayesha Shroff and Kangana Ranaut have been cropped up in this. "Also investigation has revealed that Kangana Ranaut had shared Hrithik Roshan's mobile number with the accused Rizwan Siddiqui in 2016, reason for that is not known yet, probe is on", DCP Abhishek Trimukhe of Thane Police was quoted by ANI. Read More »

Govt started looking for bodies just as soon Mosul was freed: Swaraj

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Families of 39 Indians who were killed by the Islamic State group in Iraq say they only found out about their deaths when they were announced on television. 'The sad news of 39 Indians saddened me. Today's behaviour in Lok Sabha by Congress crossed all limits of petty politics'. Mosul was freed in July previous year and after that the government came to know about a mound located in Badoosh where ISIS was believed to have buried the bodies, Swaraj had earlier told the Parliament. Read More »

Philippines withdrawal from ICC will not stop inquiry into killings

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The Chief Executive again reiterated that the Rome Statute is not effective despite being ratified in the Senate of the Philippines last 2011, but was not publicized. "With that statement, the President is convinced that there must be some kind of a conspiracy on the part of pressure groups and United Nations officials to shame him because prior to that statement of the Prince of Jordan, he says he has nothing to hide", Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said. Read More »

'Call Me by Your Name' Wins Best Adapted Screenplay at the BAFTA's

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Its director , Mexican Guillermo Del Toro , has done however with one of jackpots to best direction, doing with it justice to approval with which British film critic - and audience that fills rooms - has received its premiere. She introduced the nominees - Daniel Day-Lewis, Daniel Kaluuya , Jamie Bell, Timothee Chalamet and the victor Gary Oldman . But I want you to know I stand in full solidarity with my sisters tonight in black. Read More »

BLACK PANTHER Is the Most Tweeted Movie Ever

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Brown, Andy Serkis and John Kan. " Black Panther " Twitter chatter was loud enough to topple two other box office hits that held the title from a galaxy far, far away: " Star Wars: The Force Awakens " and " Star Wars: The Last Jedi ". The character was the first superhero of African descent to be featured in mainstream American comics, arriving years before Falcon (1969), Luke Cage (1972), and Blade (1973). Read More »

Wine Country the setting for Amy Poehler Netflix comedy

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And if that news wasn't exciting enough on its own, the cast list is pretty much flawless: Poehler herself will star, alongside a murder's row of amusing women (and fellow " Saturday Night Live " alums), including Maya Rudolph , Rachel Dratch , Ana Gasteyer , Paula Pell (a longtime " SNL " writer who also penned the screenplay to Poehler's 2015 comedy " Sisters "), and Emily Spivey (a former " SNL " writer who created the short-lived NBC sitcom " Up All Night "). Read More »

Britney Spears Goes . . . High Fashion!?

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The "weird" part for her was shooting the denim look on a street instead of a "studio or a small space" like she's used to. In it, Brit flaunts her killer curves in a denim-on-denim number featuring cropped denim jacket , thigh-high lace-up boots, and and barely-there jean bra top and bikini briefs. Read More »

Del Potro ends Federer's streak to win Indian Wells title

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Never short of fighting spirit even when his joints were unable to back it up, del Potro saved three match points and blew one of his own on the way to a victory that snapped Federer's 17-match winning streak this year. With Federer on top 6-5 in the second set tie break, he appeared to fire an ace to clinch the set, but a late challenge by del Potro overturned the call and the Swiss was double faulted. Read More »

'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' Trailer Celebrates Fred Rogers' Life

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Less than two years after the PBS show went off the air, Rogers died of stomach cancer. "Low production values, simple set, an unlikely star", she mused, " yet it worked! ". There hadn't been anything like Mr. Rogers on television before and there hasn't been since. Countless comments have people admitting that they shed more than a few tears watching Rogers and his legacy of fairness and love . Read More »

Michael B Jordan to produce film about all-black army unit

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The actions of the 761st regiment would lead to the desegregation of the armed forces. Along with Jordan, producers are Safehouse Pictures' Tory Tunnell and Joby Harold , and Outlier Society Production's Alana Mayo . Earlier this month, he had announced that he will adopt inclusion riders on all the films backed by his production house after this year's Best Actress Oscar victor Frances McDormand called to encourage diversity in Hollywood. Read More »

Prince William Knights Ringo Starr

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The 77-year-old, originally from Liverpool and now based in Los Angeles, was bestowed the honour by Prince William in Queen Elizabeth's New Year's honours list on Tuesday. Joking aside, Starr, who attended the ceremony with his wife Barbara Bach , admitted he felt a little lost without his bandmates at Buckingham Palace . Read More »

Supreme Court mulls California law on anti-abortion facilities

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Can care for patients without government's undue interference. Targeting pregnancy centers that provide free information and limited medical services like ultrasounds, the law requires unlicensed facilities to inform women they are not licensed, and it requires certain disclosures by state-licensed facilities as well. Read More »

Mark Hamill loved reviving Luke Skywalker for The Last Jedi

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It also gives fans something to assuage the pain of losing Luke Skywalker possibly forever in the movies. He is open to returning to the film if he would be asked. Spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi follow below . Mark Hamill's character of Luke Skywalker may be dead now, but the actor has reprised his Star Wars universe role for a short animated film. Read More »