ESPN has reassigned play-by-play reporter Robert Lee so that he will no longer cover a football game at the University of Virginia next month because his name is similar to that of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. ESPN’s Lee, who is Asian American, needless to say is not related to the Confederate general. “We collectively made the decision with Robert to switch games as the tragic events in Charlottesville were unfolding, simply because of the coincidence of his name,” ESPN said in a statement.
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Real talk: Can we just give all six of these women an award at this year’s Emmys and be done with it? Because choosing just one winner feels like an impossible task. The 2017 nominees for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie include four (!) Oscar winners, all of whom would cruise […]
Singer and humanitarian Annie Lennox will kick off a week of advocacy in New York to press for foreign aid ahead of a major September 23 concert, organizers said Wednesday. The Global Citizen Festival, which takes places annually in Central Park as world leaders gather across town for the UN General Assembly, this year plans a week of events ahead of the music in hopes of broadening involvement. The week will open with Global Citizen presenting an award named in honor of late Beatle George Harrison to Lennox, the Eurythmics singer who has long been active in the fight against global poverty as well as HIV/AIDS.
The actor who played T-1000 on the 3D remaster of 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day', his plans to return to the role, and his memories of making the seminal sci-fi.
In their first investment under a $250M co-production pact, HBO and Sky have taken a minority stake in and seats on the board of Bad Wolf. The UK/U.S. production company was founded by Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner in 2015. Today’s deal will formalize their role in supplying content for the HBO/Sky partnership which is aimed at funding large scale dramas for the international market. Sky and Bad Wolf are already working together on the Sky Original Production A Discovery…
MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” aired exclusive excerpts of Hillary Clinton’s upcoming book on Wednesday morning and the former Secretary of State said that Donald Trump “was breathing down her neck” and made her skin crawl during a presidential debate. Clinton’s new book, “What Happened,” details the presidential debate in which Trump stood closely behind his opponent when it was her turn to speak. “It was the second presidential debate and Donald Trump was looming behind me.
New American research has found a link between taking high-dose long term supplementation of vitamins B6 and B12 and an increased risk of lung cancer in men. Carried out by a team from The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC - James), Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and National Taiwan University, the research is the first prospective, observational study to look at the effect of taking high-dose B6 and B12 supplements long term on the risk of lung cancer.
Asian sports announcer Robert Lee — not to be confused with Confederate General Robert E. Lee, who died in 1870 — will no longer call the University of Virginia’s first college football game of the season, ESPN has announced. The decision to remove Lee from the broadcast comes after white nationalist rallies were held on […]
Ahead of an official debut in Frankfurt, Ferrari on Wednesday offered the motoring press and supercar fans alike the first glimpse of the Portofino, a much more focused and aggressive drop-top that will replace the California T when it goes on sale at the end of this year. Say "goodbye" to the Ferrari California and "hello" to the Ferrari Portofino. After nine years in production, Ferrari is ditching its entry-level drop-top boulevard cruiser in favor of a model it claims is completely new from the ground up save for the powerplant which, though retuned to output a very impressive 600hp, is derived from the V8 twin-turbo that currently powers the California.
The headless torso of Swedish journalist Kim Wall was found on a beach off Copenhagen, according to Danish police. Copenhagen police said Wall’s head, arms and legs had “deliberately been cut off” her body, according to the Associated Press. The body “washed ashore after having been at sea for a while,” Copenhagen police investigator Jens Moeller Jensen told the AP.
On August 23, 2007, Twitter inaugurated the hashtag, which is used to group messages relating to the same keyword with a single #. Ten years later, the phenomenon has spread to other social media and millions of users worldwide. It was on the initiative of a Twitter user (@chrismessina) that the hashtag, which has since become one of the most widely known and influential symbols of the internet, was born.
BBC Two is striving to be "ever more timely, challenging and mischievous," said Controller Patrick Holland this morning here at the Edinburgh International Television Festival. With that, he set out upcoming projects, including the acquisition of John Singleton's LA-set period drama Snowfall , and confirmed the return of The League Of Gentlemen . Iconic black comedy The League Of Gentlemen has been slated for a special three-episode run later this year to commemorate the…
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London and Paris have emerged the most expensive cities in Europe for students, while Budapest is the best choice for those on a shoestring budget.
The royals opened up about their mother’s untimely death in the new documentary ‘Diana, 7 Days.’
Peter Kosminsky on his controversial Islamic State drama: 'We always knew it would shock people at first'
Forever 21 is tapping into the trend for inclusive fashion with a new denim line designed to celebrate curves. The inclusive approach spills over into the line's campaign, which features a diverse range of models including curvy German model Sarina Nowak, Sierra Skye, Yasmin Geurts and Yvonne Simone. A series of video clips posted to Forever 21's Instagram show the stars shaking and dancing dressed in the collection's pieces, which are styled with basic crop tops and hoop earrings.
Bargain hunters take note: Wednesday is National Cheap Flight Day, marking the transition into the off-peak season when the cost of international travel is said to drop by as much as 30 percent.