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Roseanne Barr hints she may challenge cancellation of hit show

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In the tweet , she wrote if the "muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=vj". She urged people not to defend her and said of her Jarrett tweet that she was " ambien tweeting" at 2 a.m. "I've been up there 12 times already" - he actually has had 11 Emmy nominations, including seven from 1989 to 1995 for the original run of " Roseanne " - "and if I don't get one I'm not gonna get one". Read More »

Tom Arnold Says Ex-Wife Roseanne Barr Wanted to Get Canceled

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Dungey announced Tuesday that the network would no longer air " Roseanne " after Barr tweeted that former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett was an "ape". "I think we have to turn it into a teaching moment", Jarrett said "I'm fine". He suggested that Barr wanted the show to get cancelled . US President Donald Trump on Wednesday broke his silence about the racism row engulfing supporter Roseanne Barr , not to condemn her outburst but to attack ABC television for purported media bias. Read More »

Disentangling the Stories of Missing and Separated Migrant Children

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A phone survey previous year (without any effort to follow up in person) failed to ascertain the whereabouts of 1,475 unaccompanied children who had been placed with sponsoring families . It is a surprise to a lot of people that the U.S. has been detaining-meaning prison, putting families who violated immigration law in prison, it is called immigration detention, but let's remember it is prison-for many years. Read More »

'Bad joke' prompts ABC to cancel 'Roseanne'

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In 2018, Roseanne Barr had the audacity to call a Black woman an ape . She wrote: "Don't feel sorry for me, guys!" At first, Barr claimed the tweet was not racist but then deleted the comment and subsequently apologized . More reaction from celebrities, activists and those affiliated with the show can be found here. The mea culpa was not enough for the network, which issued a statement from its entertainment president Channing Dungey saying it was axing the hit show over ... Read More »

Kendrick Lamar accepts the Pulitzer Prize for his album 'Damn'

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A groundbreaking moment for the genre, Kendrick Lamar's DAMN . was awarded last month with the recognition of a lifetime. The honorees were not given the opportunity to make remarks on stage, but in a video of the ceremony posted to Facebook Live, the rapper commented that he's "been writing my whole life, so to get this type of recognition - it's attractive". Read More »

Sears to close at least 72 stores

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Three other suburban Sears locations - in Aurora, Gurnee and Vernon Hills - will also close. The company announced Thursday it would close at least 72 stores , and possibly more, after reporting a $424 million first-quarter loss. Last year, Lampert and Sears's board of directors paid $40 million to settle a lawsuit alleging that Lampert had tried to siphon off the company's best real estate by selling it to Seritage. Read More »

Trump administration will fingerprint child migrants' parents

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THE FACTS: No law mandates that parents must be separated from their children at the border, and it's not a policy Democrats have pushed or can change alone as the minority in Congress. "The Obama administration did not do that, no". Apprehensions of undocumented immigrants along the Mexico border past year totaled 310,000, down from 876,000 in 2007, and 1.7 million in 2000, according to U.S. Read More »

Prince George terror plot trial stops suddenly as Isis supporter changes plea

He had also encouraged followers to poison ice cream and attack football stadiums, and was planning his own online magazine offering tips for "lone-wolf attacks". His list of targets were wide-ranging - including British Army bases, shopping centres, Jewish communities and Government buildings. A magazine he was producing contained suggestions to strike the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation with vehicles, weapons or bombs. Read More »

Roseanne Barr Blames Michelle Obama For The Cancellation Of Her ABC Show!

Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger, marking the latest clash between the president and a corporate chieftain. Tweeted Trump: "Maybe I just didn't get the call". "One stupid joke in a lifetime of fighting 4 civil rights 4 all minorities, against networks, studios, at the expense of my nervous system/family/wealth will NEVER b taken from me". Read More »

White House: Samantha Bee 'not fit for broadcast' after Ivanka Trump slur

Ivanka Trump sparked online outrage earlier this week when she tweeted a photo of herself with her younger son around the same time as reports that the US government had lost track of almost 1,500 migrant children a year ago. Bee wasn't finished with her evisceration of Ivanka. "Her disgusting comments and show are not fit for broadcast, and executives at Time Warner and TBS must demonstrate that such explicit profanity about female members of this administration will not be condoned on its ... Read More »

Kim Kardashian meets with Donald Trump to talk about prison reform

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Kim Kardashian is meeting with that guy from the Apprentice at the White House Wednesday in an effort to secure a pardon for 62-year-old Alice Marie Johnson . In an op-ed titled "Why Kim Kardashian Thinks I Should Be Released From Prison" for CNN, Johnson wrote that her life "began to spiral out of control" after the loss of her son and her divorce. Read More »

Trump breaks silence on Roseanne race row, attacks ABC

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Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump's tweet Wednesday was meant to point out media bias against him. Both former executives praised ABC for moving swiftly when presented with Barr's tweet. "I made a mistake I wish I hadn't but...don't defend it, please. ty [thank you]". The company's response followed Barr's odd explanation of the early Tuesday Twitter rant that got her show cancelled as a awful Ambien-fueled mistake. Read More »

Tom Cruise Shares First "Top Gun" Sequel Photo

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Top Gun grossed more than $500 million (U.S.) worldwide in the summer of 1986. The image - which features the words "feel the need" and shows the Hollywood star, who has only just wrapped on the new Mission Impossible - starring off into the distance at an aircraft. Read More »

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko shows up at Ukraine press conference alive

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Another praised the Ukrainian-led operation for purportedly finding the killer who received orders to murder of Babchenko - the same reason Ukrainian security services gave for the stunt. Ukrainian authorities had released a drawing of the man they suspect is Babchenko's assassin, around 40-45 years old, with a grey beard and wearing a cap. Read More »

Gal Gadot to produce film about Castro; won't host Eurovision

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Although she has not yet responded to the request, sources close to the " Wonder Woman " star told Ynet news site that due to scheduling conflicts it is unlikely she will be able to accept. Israel won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon with Netta's Toy and will have the honour of hosting the forthcoming 2019 Eurovision Song Contest next year. Read More »

Melania Trump Spotted in Public for the First Time in 20 Days

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Her latest public appearance was on May 10, 20 days ago, when she joined President Donald Trump to welcome three Americans who had been detained in North Korea back to the United States at Joint Base Andrews. In a rare Twitter appearance to do something other than appropriately mark an occasion (her most recent tweets have been about the Santa Fe massacre, awarding the Medal of Honor, and Memorial Day), Melania put the media's alleged concerns to rest about her whereabouts. Read More »

Harvey Weinstein turns himself in on criminal charges

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He said that Weinstein is doing "as well as can be expected when you are accused of a crime that you vehemently deny having committed". The infamous "Access Hollywood " tape that revealed Trump's boasts helped fuel their outrage. Here's what you should know about the founder of the Weinstein Company's historic arrest. "The conversation will keep getting deeper", she said. "They are believing the victim and diligently prosecuting, and that gives other women the courage to come forward". Read More »

Brigitte Nielsen is pregnant at the age of 54

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Known for her roles in 80s B-grade movies and voluptuous figure, she's managed to make a name for herself and remain in the spotlight after going under the knife for numerous procedures. She said: "I'm 48 now and I would like to have another baby". Nielsen, who was also a model before she went into acting, has been married five times. Read More »

Roseanne says she was 'Ambien tweeting' when racist comment was made

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The embattled comic hinted she may challenge the cancellation , tweeting to her fans Wednesday, "you guys make me feel like fighting back". "It was 2 in the morning and I was ambien tweeting ..." Many chose to boycott the sitcom, but when ABC hit its highest ratings in six years, the president personally called the actress to congratulate her on the show's success. Read More »

Pusha-T Warns Drake "All Bets Are Off" in Radio Interview

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While the lyrics, which alternately accused Drake of fathering an illegitimate child and zeroing in on his producer's multiple sclerosis, caused a stir, the headline was the cover art - an unearthed photo of Drake in blackface. Pusha T says that photo of Drake in blackface he used for the cover of his " The Story of Adidon " diss track against the Canadian rapper is the real deal. Read More »

Pusha T Reveals Drake's Adidas Deal on 'The Story of Adidon'

And the circumstances behind it aren't clear, but it's definitely not a good look for Drake . Van Lathan, who became known for challenging Kanye West after the rapper suggested that slavery was a choice, couldn't believe it either. "A baby's involved, it's deeper than rap/We talkin' character, let me keep with the facts/You are hiding a child, let that boy come home". On the track, Pusha goes hard at Drake , calling him out for not being there for his "hidden" son, who he allegedly had ... Read More »

Deadliest Catch star Blake Painter has died at 38

The cause of death has not been determined, he said. " The Deadliest Catch " fans know Painter as the captain of the F/V Maverick . No foul play was suspected. Painter was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants, unlawful possession of heroin, tampering with physical evidence and reckless driving. Read More »

Kim Kardashian to visit White House to discuss prison reform

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The meeting will take place following two American criminal justice developments at the White House over the last few weeks. Secondly, the House approved the First Step Act, a legislative proposition of Kushner's, which allows more prisoners to serve sentences in halfway houses and funds support programs to prevent recidivism. Read More »

Did Rosie O'Donnell Defend Roseanne Barr's Vicious Valerie Jarrett Tweet?

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In another deleted tweet , Barr said of the incident that "it was 2 in the morning and I was Ambien tweeting ". "And with that said, I have an idea that I think makes this work for everyone", he explained. " Today my words caused hundreds of hardworking people to lose their jobs", Barr wrote in a tweet, one in a series of posts Tuesday night. Jarrett, who was born in Iran to American parents and raised in the United States, had been the target of false allegations that she practiced ... Read More »

Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons reportedly dating Kendall Jenner

Now, she is reportedly with another: Philadelphia 76ers superstar Ben Simmons . Page Six reported that Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons , 21, is dating 22-year-old model Kendall Jenner, the second youngest of the " Keeping Up With the Kardashians " sisters and notoriously failed Pepsi spokesperson . Read More »

Drake blackface: God's Plan singer caught in row after shock picture leak

Pusha's fiery track is called The Story of Adidon and it has some pretty ruthless lyrics. Drake responded shortly after with his own 'Duppy Freestyle , ' taking shots at Pusha and Kanye West. Now the beef between the two stars has gained even more momentum with the release of " The Story of Adidon ". Considering Drake and Pusha T are now embroiled in quite the feud, it's not surprising that Pusha would want people to see this image and give them a reason to turn on the "God's ... Read More »

Valerie Jarrett Responds To Roseanne Barr’s Racist Tirade

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ABC president Channing Dungey made headlines across the country Tuesday for her strongly-worded nixing of Roseanne Barr's eponymous show after the actress' racist comments on Twitter . She continued: "Please don't start all of that boycott abc stuff - I'm not a censor and they have the right to do what they wish". "While TV is recognized as the place to find large, guaranteed and engaged audiences, the dangers of social media impact everyone, as we are seeing today", Standard ... Read More »

Pusha T Releases Drake Diss Track, Says He Has A Secret Child!

He raps: "Confused, always thought you weren't black enough/Afraid to grow it 'cause your 'fro wouldn't nap enough". It started off as Pusha T vs. "Love that baby, respect that girl, forget she's a porn star, let her be your world". Pusha T further claims that Drake is hiding his son with nude video model Sophie Brussaux and says that Drake initially ordered her to get an abortion. Read More »

Alexa's recording leak in U.S. highlights privacy issues here

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It's pretty common for Amazon Alexa to mistake a random word from your conversations for its wake word and then start recording what you say. First of all, there is indeed the possibility of accidentally triggering Alexa if the wake word is commonly used in daily conversations. Read More »

Blake Painter From 'Deadliest Catch' Has Reportedly Died

No foul play is suspected, and an autopsy and toxicology test will be performed to determine the cause of death. An expert crab fisherman, Painter first made appearances on " Deadliest Catch " in 2006 during season 2, but chose to leave the series several episodes into the third season. Read More »