Cranberries Singer Dolores ORiordan Dead at 46

January 16, 2018

… "Roses" in 2012. For a time, O'Riordan was one of Ireland's richest women, but she struggled with both physical and mental health problems. The Cranberries released the acoustic album "Something Else" in 2017 and had been due to tour Europe and North America. The tour was cut short because O'Riordan was suffering from back problems. In 2014, O'Riordan was accused of assaulting three police officers and a flight attendant during a flight from New York to …

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Ivanka Trump, husband agreed she’d be the one to run for president, book says

January 16, 2018

Washington (CNN)Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, made a deal when they came to Washington to serve in the White House that the first daughter would become the first female president if the opportunity arose, according to a forthcoming book obtained by The Guardian. “Between themselves, the two had made an earnest deal: If sometime in the future the opportunity arose, she’d be the one to run for president,” says a New York magazine story adapted from Wolff’s …

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Hoda Kotb’s new role on ‘Today’ just made history for the morning news show.

January 15, 2018

… weeks that followed his dismissal, “Today’s” viewership actually increased as Kotb sat in as co-host, besting rival “Good Morning America” for the first time in over a year, according to The New York Times. Photo by Jason Carter Rinaldi/Getty Images. Over on CBS’ “This Morning,” Charlie Rose’s departure didn’t spark a ratings downturn either; viewership has held steady after the iconic journalist was fired for sexual misconduct …

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Wal-Mart Raises Hourly Wage to $11 in Wake of Tax Overhaul

January 15, 2018

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is boosting its starting hourly wage to $11 and delivering bonuses to employees, capitalizing on the U.S. tax overhaul to stay competitive in a tightening labor market. The increase takes effect next month and will cost $300 million on top of annual wage hikes that were already planned, the world’s largest retailer said Thursday. The one-time bonus of up to $1,000 is based on seniority and will amount to an additional $400 million. The company is also expanding its …

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Trump Slams Protections For Immigrants From ‘Shithole’ Countries

January 13, 2018

… commitment to protect the persecuted.” Trump previously said in private meetings that Haitians “all have AIDS” and that people from Africa would never “go back to their huts” once they had seen the U.S., The New York Times reported in December. The White House has denied that he made either of those comments. “[Haiti] has been struggling with its democracy and extreme poverty for many years,” Davidson told HuffPost. “The people of the country …

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Pastor Receives Standing Ovation After Admitting to Sexual Assault of High School Student

January 12, 2018

… matters is that this was a big problem and continues to go on.” According to the New York Times, it’s still unclear whether the case could be open to investigation. Savage could not be reached for further comment. ShareTweet More From this publisher : HERE ; This post was curated using : TrendingTraffic Recommended Products5 Candle Mastery Trading Strategy We call this the Five Candle Mastery Strategy. Whether you Trade Stocks, Forex, Bitcoin, Options, or Futures, …

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‘Vanderpump Rules’ Recap: Roll The Tape

January 11, 2018

… thought dating in New York was rough. Jesus. So you’re telling me once I DO find a guy, I gotta worry about him making out with every bitch he lays eyes on? *Switches Hinge preferences to women* It’s about time for Scheana’s mandated screen time with Rob. In 30 seconds, she talks about how big Rob’s house is, how big his kitchen is, and how he’s “a real man”. I never thought I’d ever sympathize with a drug addict, but damn, I hope Shay isn’t …

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This week in black women: Shonda Rhimes delivers, Tiffany Haddish slays, and more.

January 10, 2018

… pic.twitter.com/CJIpoPKFMz — Nikuyah Walker (@NikuyahWalkerCC) January 3, 2018 “Go off, sis!”: Tiffany Haddish The well-deserved rise of Tiffany Haddish continues in 2018. The comedic actress picked up the Best Supporting Actress honor at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards. Haddish delivered an honest, genuine, side-splittingly funny, 20-minute acceptance speech worth watching in its entirety, especially for gems like this. “Stop holding your truth. Speak your …

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Sessions Ending Obama-Era Policy That Ushered In Legal Weed

January 9, 2018

… from Colorado, where marijuana is legal, said in a tweet that Sessions’s move contradicts what he told the senator before his confirmation. “I am prepared to take all steps necessary, including holding DOJ nominees, until the Attorney General lives up to the commitment he made to me,” Gardner said. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a New York Democrat, said Sessions’s actions are an affront to medical patients who need to use the plant as medicine.  “Parents …

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Why Did Germans Get Paid To Consume Energy Over Christmas?

January 9, 2018

… the whole system under stress. Put simply: “We now have technology that cannot produce according to the demand, but is producing according to the weather,” Tobias Kurth of Energy Brainpool told the New York Times. As happened several times last year, during these periods where energy supply outstrips demand, larger consumers (such as factories) can be paid up to $100 per megawatt hour to use excess power and help prevent stress on the grid. You’d think that energy …

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Some Trump Supporters Think Mueller’s Grand Jury Has Too Many Black People

January 9, 2018

A Trump associate who “recently testified” complained to New York Post columnist Richard Johnson that the members of the grand jury in Washington looked like they came from a Black Lives Matter protest. The complainant contended that 11 of the 20 grand jurors in the room during the testimony were African-Americans, which isn’t a surprising figure because it roughly lines up with the percentage of black residents of the District of Columbia. The witness also told Page …

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Trump Says Bannon Lost His Mind After Leaving White House

January 8, 2018

… favored candidates in Republican primaries, including in Alabama. Wolff’s Revelations Wolff, who New York Magazine said conducted more than 200 interviews for his book including with the president and most of his senior staff, also reported that Trump never expected to win the election and had promised his wife, Melania, that he wouldn’t be president. She “was in tears — and not of joy” on election night as it became clear Trump would beat Clinton, Wolff …

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