Radcliffe is confirmed to star in Game Changer, a film about Houser, Grand Theft Auto’s creator. Paxton is confirmed to costar. Game Changer tells the story of an extraordinary chapter in the history of this iconic game, and reveals the major impact it has had on our cultural landscape.
Lynch is confirmed by the Senate as the U.S. attorney general. She is the first African American woman to hold the position. Ayotte: Ms. Lynch is a well-respected U.S. attorney with a proven record and significant experience handling difficult cases. After meeting with her and reviewing her qualifications, I believe she is clearly qualified and […]
A 7.9 magnitude earthquake strikes in Nepal only 2km below the earth’s surface. At least two are dead with many more injured. Tremors are felt as far away as Delhi. Reporter: Massive tremors have been felt here in Delhi and several other parts of India. You can see pictures of our Delhi studios, where the […]
Christie resigns her Wall Street job as a managing director at hedge fund and alternative investments company, Angelo Gordon & Co. Spokesman: Mrs. Christie has decided to take a hiatus from her work in the finance world to spend more time with her family and young children.
Hough is injured during Dancing with the Stars rehearsal. Injuries include a broken toe on the right foot and sprains and bruising to the left ankle. He is canceling a Radio City Music Hall appearance as a result. From his representative, It remains unclear at this time if Derek will be able to perform on the […]
Stamos confirms that Netflix has ordered 13 episodes of a Full House spin-off to be called Fuller House. The focus of the series is on: . . . veterinarian D.J. Tanner-Fuller pregnant and recently widowed, living in San Francisco. D.J.’s younger sister/aspiring musician Stephanie Tanner and D.J.’s lifelong best friend/fellow single mother Kimmy Gibbler, along with […]
Waka Flocka announces that he is running for president. He says his running mate is DJ Whoo Kid. I’m very pleased to announce today on 4/20, the best day of the year, I will be running for president. The first thing I’m gonna do when I get into office is legalize marijuana…The first thing I would […]
A 16-year-old South Carolina boy is sentenced to five years in juvenile prison on a gun charge related to plans to join ISIS. A solicitor with the 16th Circuit describes the teen as . . . wholeheartedly sincere in his beliefs, and we are very concerned for the safety of the community and the country […]
James is temporarily quitting social media in order to focus on upcoming games. He says he only needs to communicate with family and teammates. I don’t have no phones, no social media, I don’t have anything. I don’t care about nonsense. There’s too much nonsense out there. Not during this time, this is when I […]
Mursi is sentenced and jailed for 20 years along with 12 Muslim Brotherhood members on charges of violence, kidnapping, and torture. They are acquitted on charges of murder. They plan to appeal. After the reading of the verdict, they chant, God is Greatest. Mursi still faces charges in four additional cases.
Shatner proposes a water pipeline from the Pacific Northwest to California to solve the drought. California’s in the midst of a 4-year-old drought. They tell us there’s a year’s supply of water left. If it doesn’t rain next year, what do 20 million people in the breadbasket of the world do? In a place that’s […]
Rudd pleads guilty to charges of threat to kill, as well as possession of cannabis and methamphetamine. A second threat to kill charge is dropped. The court summary states, As a result of threats made by the defendant, the victim was genuinely very fearful for his safety. Rudd’s lawyer states the primary charge . . […]
Barr states she is losing her sight due to both glaucoma and macular degeneration. She also says she smokes marijuana to help relieve the associated pressure in her eyes. My vision is closing in now. It’s something weird. But there are other weird things. That one’s harsh, ’cause I read a lot, and then I […]
Hamill states there was no question that he would reprise his role as Luke Skywalker for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. He confirms Fisher will also reprising her role as Princess Leia. I don’t know if I’m even allowed to tell people I’m in the new movie. What happened was we were at some event that George […]
Houston issues a statement saying that Brown’s prognosis is unclear. While she is no longer in a medically induced coma she has a tracheotomy and according to the doctors she has global and irreversible brain damage and remains unresponsive…Meeting with the doctors and understanding that she can live in this condition for a lifetime truly […]
Police say at least ten are dead due to a suspected suicide bomber crashing into a restaurant in central Mogadishu. Al Shabaab claims responsibility. The death toll is sure to rise. A policeman opened fire to stop the car bomb but it was all in vain. The policeman died and the car bomb rammed into […]
Blue Bell issues a statement recalling all of its products due to Listeria monocytogenes contamination. To date, there are eight documented cases of illness related to Blue Bell products. Blue Bell has now had several positive tests for Listeria in different places and plants. Today’s decision was the result of findings from an enhanced sampling program […]
Harris is allergic to Swift’s cats. The cats sleep in Swift’s bed, proving problematic for the relationship. Source: When he stayed over at Taylor’s L.A. house . . . Calvin says he was up all night blowing his nose and complaining he couldn’t breathe. Apparently he’s allergic to the long fluffy hair on Taylor’s cats […]
Rotich, from Kenya, wins the women’s division in 2 hours 24 minutes 55 seconds after a mile-long sprint to the finish. She wins four seconds ahead of the second-place runner. I thought I’d finish second. Just like that I saw the finish line and was like: I can kick! I can kick!
Desisa wins the men’s division in 2 hours 9 minutes 17 seconds. He throws off his hat and waves to spectators as he sprints to the finish. Desisa also won the 2013 marathon but gave his medal to the city of Boston in light of the bombings that year. This medal is mine to keep . . […]
The penalty phase in the Tsarnaev trial begins with jurors deliberating life without parole or death by lethal injection. Victims of the 2013 bombing are divided over the sentencing options. Harvard Law School professor, Nancy Gertner predicts: He’s going to be on death row for decades. There will be multiple appeals. Looking at it realistically, […]
Nelson launches his own brand of marijuana, Willie’s Reserve. The brand will be sold in Washington state and Colorado where recreational marijuana is legal. The brand’s purpose is to support nationwide legalization of marijuana and to offer “clean and consistent products”. Nelson’s rep: Somewhat controversially, Willie has spent a lifetime as an outspoken supporter of cannabis for […]
Kim claims to have climbed North Korea’s Mt. Paektu in time to watch the sunrise with a group of fighter pilots accompanying him. Mt. Paektu is the country’s highest peak at 9,022 feet. When one climbs snow stormy Mt. Paektu and undergoes the blizzards over it, one can experiences its real spirit and harden the […]
Six Minnesota men are charged in a plot to travel to Syria in order to support ISIS. The men are charged with conspiracy and attempting to provide materials to support a foreign terror group. They are associated with three other Minnesota men recently charged with similar crimes. Federal prosecutors state ISIS and other terror organizations actively […]
Finlay presents her daughter with the Academy of Country Music’s 2015 Milestone award: For many years, I was her constant companion. And I witnessed a young girl with very few friends become one with many, learning to stand up for herself and the things she believes in. Being brave enough to explore her musical curiosity, having a […]
An undersea earthquake hits off Taiwan’s coast, causing an electrical transformer to explode and starting a house fire in Taipei. One elderly man is killed due to the fire. No other deaths and no significant damage are reported. The U.S. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center: . . . [a] destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was not expected.
Security is high along the marathon course in light of the bombing two years ago. Police urge spectators not to bring large bags or coolers, saying such items will be subject to search. The use of drones along the course is also banned. Mayor Walsh: We have significant resources and personnel out there to protect […]
Al Shabaab militants are suspected of bombing a United Nations vehicle outside of the U.N. compound in Garowe in the Puntland region. A police officer on scene: A blast hit the bus carrying workers to the U.N. office . . . At least nine people died. Of the confirmed dead, two are Kenyan and seven […]
A 13-year-old student forces entry into Joan Fuster secondary school and shoots and kills a teacher with a crossbow. The student is under arrest. Police are not releasing the student’s identity, gender, or if the student attends the school. Police confirm only one shooter is involved. Four students are being treated at a local hospital. […]
Jett is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. To see the room stand up like that and applaud to that degree was pretty, um, amazing and I was trying not to bawl because, um, unless you see how much the people were, people, people just did not think girls could play rock and […]
Clinton speaks at the 20-year anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, citing a term used by a rescuer at the bombing to describe the generosity of the people of Oklahoma City. By just living by the Oklahoma Standard, you grew faster than ever before and grew far more prosperous . . . A breathtaking increase […]
McGraw sees no conflict in his upcoming participation in a concert to benefit Sandy Hook Promise after critics call the show a gun-control fundraiser. He says he can both be a gun owner and support the concert. He is taking part in the concert because a band member is friends with a parent whose child was […]
Paltrow says she is similar to other women since she is a woman and a mother. I am incredibly close to the common woman in that I am a woman and I’m a mother and we all are in a physical body with beating hearts with compassion and love. We are all seekers. We all […]
Paltrow writes that her perspective on hunger is forever changed after trying to live on $29 worth of SNAP benefits (food stamps) for a week. She grades her effort with a C-. As I suspected, we only made it through about four days, when I personally broke and had some chicken and fresh vegetables (and […]