Analysis of a tablet device retrieved from Lubitz’s Dusseldorf apartment, shows he was researching suicide methods and cockpit-door security days before the crash. The search history also revealed searches for medical treatment. During this time the user was searching for medical treatments, as well as informing himself about ways and possibilities of killing himself. On at […]
The University of Texas awards Bush with the first ever Latino Leadership Award. The chairwoman of the Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies: In our diverse Latino Texas, there are very few individuals who have the résumé and record of excellence as Commissioner Bush. His life-long commitment to service as a teacher, veteran, UT alumnus and […]
Menendez is charged with using his office to benefit an eye doctor, who is also a political donor. Menendez is also charged with conspiracy to commit bribery and wire fraud. He admitted that he flew on the doctor’s private plane to the Dominican Republic without paying for the trips, only later making reimbursements.
In an interview with People, Lavigne talks about her battle with Lyme disease that left her bedridden for five months. She says that what helped her get through the long days was knowing that she had fans who were waiting for her to get better. I had no idea a bug bite could do this. I felt […]
After becoming ill at her home, Mitchell is rushed to the hospital by paramedics. On the way to the hospital, Mitchell was alert. Joni is currently in intensive care in an LA area hospital but is awake and in good spirits. More updates to come as we hear them. — JoniMitchell.com (@JoniMitchellcom) April 1, 2015
Sony Pictures hires Basu to write the script for Metal Gear Solid. The Arads are producing the movie, and Vogt-Roberts will direct. As of yet, a release date hasn’t been set for this movie.
Turtle Rock Studios releases DLC that includes four original Hunters and a monster, the Behemoth. The Hunters include Torvald, a cyborg with a mortar cannon for an arm; Crow, who comes with a pet used for tracking the monster; Slim, who appears to be part insect; and Sunny, who is armed with a mininuke grenade launcher. […]
Walt Disney Studios is developing a live-action retelling of the animated film Mulan. Disney has already bought the script, and they have hired Benderspink to produce the movie.
Warner Bros. releases another trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road.
Anonymous releases a video threatening Israel with an “electronic holocaust” for their alleged crimes against Palestinians. We’ll erase you from cyberspace as we have every year, 7 April 2015, will be an electronic holocaust. As promised in previous attacks, we will continue to electronically attack until the people of Palestine are free. As shown in previous […]
With its team of roboticists, software engineers, aeronautics experts, and remote sensing experts, Amazon is testing delivery drones at a secret site in Canada. Amazon plans to fly autonomous drones ten miles or longer at 50mph while carrying payloads that weigh up to 5lbs. Amazon wants to offer customers a delivery-by-drone service, called Prime Air, that […]
In an interview on The Steve Malzberg Show, Attkisson discusses Hilary Clinton’s email scandal. Attkisson believes that on Clinton’s personal email server that got wiped clean there must have been some really bad or embarrassing information, especially information on Benghazi. Attkisson says the deleted data had to have been worse than the scandal that was created by erasing […]
On the Hugh Hewitt Show, Bush says he is nervous about criticism of the NSA and he wishes Obama was better at defending government surveillance systems. Bush talks about the threat that “lone wolf terrorism” poses. [lone wolf terrorism] is a serious threat in a world where we’re so connected with the rest of the world. We have […]
Dixon is arrested and charged with resisting an officer without violence to his person after he was pulled over and for traffic violations while he was riding a motor scooter. Dixon was going down the middle of the road between the northbound and southbound lanes and swerved in front of a vehicle. Officers said he was […]
In an interview with the Associated Press, Noah talks about The Daily Show and his role. Noah doesn’t consider himself to be taking over the show, but rather he is simply joining a successful team of writers and producers. He goes on to talk about similarities between he and Stewart: they share the same progressive ideology and […]
Sager has a recurrence of the leukemia he has been fighting for the past year. We wanted to ensure he was taken care of & that we knew what the next steps were before we shared this #SagerStrong pic.twitter.com/IhUM2nK8yl — Craig Sager II (@CraigSagerJr) March 29, 2015
Beverley undergoes season-ending wrist surgery to repair a torn ligament. He will miss the playoffs. He originally injured the wrist in a game against the Pacers and had been debating whether or not to play through the injury as he sought second opinions. Too bad for Pat Bev and the Rox, but this team has […]
The NFL suspends Farmer for the first four games of the 2015 season for sending texts to personnel during games, which violates the NFL’s electronic device policy. The Browns are also fined $250,000. NFL: There was no evidence in the NFL’s review that Browns ownership or any other team executives had knowledge of the prohibited conduct. […]
As punishment for piping crowd noise into home games, the Falcons are fined $350,000 and forfeit a 2016, fifth-round draft pick. The Falcons will not appeal the punishment. What took place was wrong and nowhere near the standards by which we run our business. Anytime there are actions that compromise the integrity of the NFL or […]
In Heroes Reborn, Oka reprises the role of Hiro Nakamura, which he played in the original Heroes series. I’m excited to return to my Heroes roots. Hiro Nakamura was such an inspirational role to play, and I’m hoping the fans will enjoy seeing him back on TV.
A trailer–this one from Master Chief’s perspective–is released.
A live-action trailer for Halo 5: Guardians is shown during the season finale for The Walking Dead.
Comedy Central announces that Noah is the new host of The Daily Show. Comedy Central president: Trevor Noah is an enormous talent. He has an insightful and unique point of view, and most importantly, is wickedly funny. For the next host of The Daily Show, we set out to find a fresh voice who can speak […]
Williams is slated to guest star in an upcoming episode of Doctor Who. I’m so excited to be working on Doctor Who, as it’s such a big and important part of British culture. I can’t wait to meet the cast and crew and start filming, especially as we’ll be shooting not too far from my […]
One person is dead and two are injured after a car with two people inside try to ram a gate before the NSA’s headquarters. A firefight ensues, leaving at least one of the people inside the car is dead. Cocaine and a weapon were found in or around the vehicle. No indication as to whether […]
The Supreme Court refuses to hear an appeal filed by three students from Live Oak High School. The appeal was filed after a San Francisco court ruled that the school’s officials did not violate their students’ free speech rights at an event celebrating Cinco de Mayo, during which school officials commanded several students to take off […]
Police question Weinstein after a young woman claims he groped her at the Tribeca Film Center. No charges have been filed. He initiated the contact. He saw her and spoke to her. She didn’t know who he was until he approached her.
A senior Lufthansa manager doubts that the flight data recorder (will be found because the plane was traveling so fast (500 mph) that the recorder could have been pulverized. The cockpit voice recorder has already been found. It could be that the impact was too much and it is not sending any signals.
Crash scene investigators find body parts belonging to Lubitz. The investigation’s chief forensic scientist confirms this bit of news. Forensic experts are analyzing over 600 body parts scattered across an inaccessible valley.
New information in the case is revealed by police: Lubitz visited gay porn websites as well as websites relating to suicide; he had received medical treatment for vision problems, causing him to fear he was losing his eyesight; Lubitz was often the target of gossip about his sexuality and was given the nickname “Tomato Andy”; in the months leading […]
During Palm Sunday’s celebrations, Francis pays tribute to those who have been and who are being killed for their faith, especially referring to victims of ISIS. We think too of the humiliation endured by all those who, for their lives of fidelity to the Gospel, encounter discrimination and pay a personal price…We think too of […]
On a flight from England to Mexico, Eon’s film crew triggers an international air safety alert by going on a drunken rampage. Hi Fly sent a report to Eon, detailing the film crew’s misdeeds: they removed a safety pin from one of the aircraft’s doors; they vomited and urinated in the aisles; they flouted the […]
Reid says that the government whistleblowers who accused him of using political pressure to obtain special treatment for a Las Vegas casino are “a bunch of whiners.” Reid stated that it’s his job to pressure the federal government into fast-tracking decisions concerning his constituents’ needs. If I had to do over again, I would do it again. If […]
Jenkins testifies that, at Hernandez’s request, she removed a box from their basement the day after the killings. Prosecutors believe the box may have contained evidence or even the murder weapon. Jenkins said she didn’t look inside the box, nor did she ask Hernandez about its contents. Jenkins drove around the area, looking for a place […]
StubHub files an antitrust lawsuit against the Warriors and Ticketmaster, accusing them of conspiring to create an illegal resale market by telling season-ticket holders to only resell their tickets through them. The suit also claims that the Warriors told season-ticket holders that if they resold tickets through any entity other than Ticketmaster’s exchange or NBATickets.com, they will lose […]
In a brief statement, Buss reflects on Hundley’s contributions to the Lakers. Hot Rod was a colorful player and man, and an important member of the early Lakers teams in the 1960s and therefore the history of our franchise. We’re saddened by his passing, and send our condolences to his family.
Upon hearing the news of Hundley’s death, West gives this statement: I am saddened by the news of the passing of my longtime friend, Rod Hundley. I first met Rod when I was 18 and he encouraged me to attend West Virginia University. We were Laker teammates and never lost contact…Rod was not only a […]
Mourning Hundley’s death, Miller gives this statement: Hot Rod was the voice of the Utah Jazz for 35 years and his voice was synonymous with Jazz radio. The expressions he used throughout the game broadcasts are legendary. He had the unique ability to make the game come to life so that you felt as though […]
Hundley dies at his Phoenix home at the age of 80. From 1974 to 2009, Hundley broadcast over 3,000 Utah Jazz games. West Virginia lost a dear friend today as Hot Rod Hundley has passed away. He will be dearly missed. Rod not only…. pic.twitter.com/aH4ooE56Aw — Bob Huggins (@CoachHuggs) March 28, 2015
Welles and Shapiro have come forward claiming comedian Bill Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted them while they were teenagers. Welles said she was a 17-year-old aspiring singer when she met Cosby in Hollywood. Welles: He was a star. He was Bill Cosby and I buried it in my memory until all of these brave women began to […]
Reid is retiring from the U.S. Senate, bringing a 30 year congressional career to an end. He said he had been contemplating retirement for months and that this decision wasn’t attributable to either the accident he suffered or to his demotion to minority leader. He endorses Senator Schumer as his successor. I want to be able […]
Henson apologizes to the Glendale Police Department for her allegations that the police had racially profiled her son. I would like to publicly apologize to the officer and the Glendale Police Department. A mother’s job is not easy and neither is a police officer’s. Sometimes as humans WE over react without gathering all of the facts. […]
Lufthansa offers to pay the families of the victims up to 55,000 euros per passenger on the crashed Germanwings plane. The families are not required to pay back this financial assistance. Additional compensation from Lufthansa is expected to follow since the fact that Lubitz had been hiding a serious mental illness from management did not activate […]
Police find a variety of medications at Lubitz’s apartment in Dusseldorf, suggesting Lubitz had a serious psychosomatic illness. An ex-lover, Maria, claims Lubitz told her he was planning an act so heinous his name would be remembered forever. Lubitz had said: One day I will do something that will change the whole system, and then […]
Cook tells Fortune that he will give away all his wealth after he provides for the college education of his nephew. Cook’s net worth is about $120 million. He also holds $665 million in restricted stocks. Cook says he has already begun making donations, but rather than simply writing checks, he wants to develop a systematic approach to […]
On Fortune‘s second annual list of the world’s greatest leaders, Swift comes in as the top female leader and sixth overall, just two spots behind Pope Francis. Fortune credits her ability to develop a strong social-media brand and her influence on the music industry. . . .she has proved shrewder at honing a brand in […]
Nelson is developing his own brand of weed called Willie’s Reserve. Bowman explains that Nelson wants Willie’s Reserve to be something that reflects his passion, that envelops his personal morals and convictions. The entire operation will be reflective of Willie’s life. Bowman reveals that Nelson’s family will open stores in states where marijuana is legal. […]
Reynolds tweets the first image of the Deadpool costume that he will wear for the movie. Alongside the photo, Reynolds writes: With great power, comes great irresponsibility.
On the Late Late Show, Ferrell sings the Star Trek theme after mentioning that he liked to begin his stand-up routine in the nerdiest way possible. I would start my act by singing the theme to Star Trek from beginning to end.
The Indiegogo campaign for Super Troopers 2 receives $2.6 million in funding, exceeding the campaign goal of $2 million and doubling the budget of the first movie in the series. From the campaign’s page: $2 million could be enough to help make the most basic version of Super Troopers 2, which would just be us putting on […]