• Controversy over Wall Street's bull

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    On the eve of International Women's Day, Kristen Visbal's sculpture was placed on a traffic island near Wall Street to make a point, which is that there's a shortage of women on the boards of the largest USA corporations. Di Modica, however, says that the statue now placed opposite his is nothing but an advertisement. Through his lawyer, Norman Siegel , he is petitioning the two companies that commissioned the new sculpture from artist Kristen Visbal - financial services firm State ...
  • Mental health group gives warning over Netflix show 13 Reasons Why

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    I feel bad because I would have put my parents through this, I would have put my friends through this. And as hard as it is to watch, it should be hard to watch. Since the series was based on Hannah's reasons for killing herself, there is no need for the show to continue. There is nothing morbidly romantic or amusing about suicide.
  • Guitarist J. Geils dies in Massachusetts home, founder of J. Geils Band

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    Geils Band . Geils attended college in MA before he formed the J. Geils Blues Band with Danny Klein , Magic Dick Salwitz, Stephen Jo Bladd , and Peter Wolf in 1970. Those songs were included on the band's hit album Freeze Frame , which sat at the top of the album chart in 1983 for four weeks. Both live albums - "Live" Full House and " Blow Your Face Out " - are considered timeless rock-blues classics that captured the band at the height of their craziest.
  • Bill that would allow teachers to carry guns moves forward

    Bill that would allow teachers to carry guns moves forward

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    A related bill (SB 1040) is pending in the Senate Rules Committee . "For the safety of all in our schools, only trained security officers/school police/staff member (in the absence of a security officer) should carry firearms", he said. Tarte said the penalty in his bill wouldn't be considered a moving violation, and therefore wouldn't cause higher insurance rates for drivers caught hogging the left lane.
  • Cincinnati boxer Adrien Broner arrested in bullet-riddled auto

    Cincinnati boxer Adrien Broner arrested in bullet-riddled auto

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    More trouble for boxing star Adrien Broner. who was arrested in Kentucky early Thursday morning after Covington PD officers pulled over his white SUV, which had several bullet holes in it. Police located a crime scene in the area of the original shots fired call. Ten 9mm shell casings were recovered. Broner's criminal history also includes charges of robbery (2010 and 2007), aggravated robbery (2007), felonious assault (2007), gun charges (2007 and 2008), domestic violence (2008), ...
  • Time reveals its 100 most influential people for 2017

    Time reveals its 100 most influential people for 2017

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    The year 2016 was when all the seeds he planted bore glorious fruit, and here's the best part: he's just getting started. This year, the Tony-winning musical theatre mogul espoused actor and activist Riz Ahmed . Riz Ahmed has made Time's 100 Most Influential People list and landed one of the issue's coveted celebratory covers. Former President Barack Obama has been listed the most at 11 times , followed closely by Hillary Clinton (10).
  • Kris Jenner slams Caitlyn's book: 'Everything is made up'

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    Kris and Kendall Jenner "seemed so happy" to brush off the drama and put it behind them as they hit the hotspots together on April 19. One Twitter fan said that Caitlyn Jenner doesn't deserve all the attention she gets. 'So it doesn't make sense'. Caitlyn , who was formerly known as Bruce Jenner before transitioning into a woman in 2015, is gearing up to release her debut tome The Secrets of My Life later this month.
  • Facebook To Make The Camera Its Augmented Reality Platform

    Facebook To Make The Camera Its Augmented Reality Platform

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    The social media giant is now bringing a platform for developers that will allow them to build new features into in-app cameras , dubbed as Camera Effects Platform . For example, Facebook recently launched its own "stories", which are a collection of photos and videos that can be viewed by friends for a limited amount of time , as well as various masks and filters heavily inspired by Snapchat.
  • Celine Dion says she STILL talks to her late husband

    Celine Dion says she STILL talks to her late husband

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    She explained to The Sun newspaper: "They're really well because I'm strong". In an interview with Dan Wootton on Lorraine Thursday, Celine Dion spilled details about her upcoming album. "And then the kids talk to him. I need them. I need them close". "When he passed, I stand by his side, and I said, 'You know what, it's OK, you know you didn't deserve to suffer that much.' He was cold.
  • King of Insult Comedy, Don Rickles Dies At 90

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    The legendary comedian passed away from kidney failure at the age of 90 at his Los Angeles home last Thursday (06.04.17), his representatives have confirmed. Rickles' fellow comedians and peers are clearly taking the loss hard , many of them mourning the comedy legend via social media. Then after sharing stories about Rickles , Kimmel read from personal letters the comedian sent him.